The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 178 170
Rank change year-on-year +48 -8  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 129 58 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.12% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 2.73% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 113 56 79
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2711 2126 2657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.50% 37.40% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 1835 2256
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP in the North West.

Salary trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 83 £35,000 - 13
Lancashire - 28 £35,000 - 5
Merseyside +4 10 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Cheshire -8 7 £30,000 -20.00% 6
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 176 (87.56%) PHP
2 156 (77.61%) MySQL
3 139 (69.15%) CSS
4 132 (65.67%) JavaScript
5 130 (64.68%) HTML
6 95 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (46.27%) jQuery
8 73 (36.32%) HTML5
8 73 (36.32%) Linux
9 63 (31.34%) Node.js
10 61 (30.35%) AngularJS
11 57 (28.36%) iPad
12 52 (25.87%) Laravel
13 49 (24.38%) OO
14 48 (23.88%) Git (software)
15 47 (23.38%) Apache
15 47 (23.38%) Web Development
16 43 (21.39%) MVC
17 42 (20.90%) E-Commerce
18 39 (19.40%) Software Engineering
19 37 (18.41%) OOP
20 31 (15.42%) DevOps
21 27 (13.43%) CSS3
22 26 (12.94%) SDLC
22 26 (12.94%) Perl
23 25 (12.44%) Web Services
23 25 (12.44%) VMware
23 25 (12.44%) Magento
24 24 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
24 24 (11.94%) WordPress

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (23.38%) Apache
2 24 (11.94%) WordPress
3 21 (10.45%) CMS
4 19 (9.45%) Drupal
5 16 (7.96%) Apache Pig
5 16 (7.96%) Apache Spark
5 16 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.98%) nginx
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (12.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Heroku
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) HTTP
2 6 (2.99%) Internet
3 5 (2.49%) SAN
4 3 (1.49%) DNS
5 2 (1.00%) SMTP
6 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) IPsec
6 1 (0.50%) SSH
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (77.61%) MySQL
2 21 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.96%) Big Data
4 16 (7.96%) Apache Hive
4 16 (7.96%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.96%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.00%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.98%) Subversion
3 8 (3.98%) Grunt
3 8 (3.98%) gulp
4 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.99%) JIRA
5 6 (2.99%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.99%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.00%) GoCD
7 2 (1.00%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.00%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.50%) CircleCI
General
1 15 (7.46%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Marketing
3 7 (3.48%) Retail
4 6 (2.99%) Military
5 5 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.99%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Games
7 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (84.58%) Developer
2 129 (64.18%) PHP Developer
3 47 (23.38%) Software Developer
4 44 (21.89%) Senior Developer
5 42 (20.90%) Senior PHP Developer
6 39 (19.40%) Lead Developer
7 38 (18.91%) Lead PHP Developer
8 27 (13.43%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 27 (13.43%) PHP Team Leader
8 27 (13.43%) Team Leader
9 24 (11.94%) LAMP Developer
9 24 (11.94%) Lead Software Developer
9 24 (11.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 24 (11.94%) Software Team Leader
10 23 (11.44%) Web Developer
11 21 (10.45%) PHP Web Developer
12 18 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (7.96%) MySQL Developer
13 16 (7.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 15 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (69.15%) CSS
2 130 (64.68%) HTML
3 93 (46.27%) jQuery
4 73 (36.32%) HTML5
5 63 (31.34%) Node.js
6 61 (30.35%) AngularJS
7 52 (25.87%) Laravel
8 27 (13.43%) CSS3
9 25 (12.44%) Web Services
10 23 (11.44%) Ajax
11 20 (9.95%) XML
12 16 (7.96%) Apache Camel
12 16 (7.96%) Hibernate
12 16 (7.96%) Java EE
12 16 (7.96%) Middleware
12 16 (7.96%) Spring
13 14 (6.97%) Symfony
14 12 (5.97%) JSON
14 12 (5.97%) REST
14 12 (5.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.36%) iPad
2 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.96%) PKI
4 12 (5.97%) User Experience
5 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.99%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.00%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) CCTV
9 1 (0.50%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.32%) Linux
2 12 (5.97%) CentOS
3 10 (4.98%) Windows
4 9 (4.48%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.99%) Unix
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Debian
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.38%) OO
3 47 (23.38%) Web Development
4 43 (21.39%) MVC
5 42 (20.90%) E-Commerce
6 39 (19.40%) Software Engineering
7 37 (18.41%) OOP
8 31 (15.42%) DevOps
9 26 (12.94%) SDLC
10 24 (11.94%) Analytics
10 24 (11.94%) Front End Development
10 24 (11.94%) OO PHP
11 20 (9.95%) Open Source
11 20 (9.95%) Scrum
12 19 (9.45%) Data Analytics
12 19 (9.45%) Information Security
13 17 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.96%) Big Data Analytics
14 16 (7.96%) Time Management
14 16 (7.96%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 176 (87.56%) PHP
2 132 (65.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.94%) Perl
4 22 (10.95%) Java
5 20 (9.95%) Python
6 18 (8.96%) Ruby
7 17 (8.46%) C#
8 16 (7.96%) C
9 7 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.48%) XQuery
10 5 (2.49%) SQL
11 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.49%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.00%) Erlang
14 1 (0.50%) Go
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
2 16 (7.96%) DV Cleared
2 16 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) GCP
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.96%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.48%) Varnish
4 2 (1.00%) Docker
5 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) Puppet
2 4 (1.99%) Ansible
2 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.00%) Plesk
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Terraform
4 1 (0.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (12.44%) VMware
2 16 (7.96%) Oracle
3 12 (5.97%) Zend
4 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.49%) Apple
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.50%) Brocade
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) NetApp
7 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.50%) Veeam
7 1 (0.50%) Zerto
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