Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 230 212
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 179 137 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 2.73% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 131 148
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,175
90th Percentile £56,125 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5641 5025 5245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.20% 41.41% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4671 4362 4492
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 124 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Cheshire -24 30 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Merseyside +21 18 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Lancashire +6 7 £28,750 -32.35% 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 138 (77.09%) MySQL
2 129 (72.07%) PHP
3 122 (68.16%) Linux
4 92 (51.40%) Apache
5 88 (49.16%) jQuery
6 86 (48.04%) CSS
7 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
8 83 (46.37%) HTML
9 70 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (29.05%) SQL
11 51 (28.49%) OOP
12 48 (26.82%) Web Services
12 48 (26.82%) E-Commerce
13 46 (25.70%) DevOps
14 44 (24.58%) Git (software)
15 41 (22.91%) Ajax
16 40 (22.35%) MVC
17 39 (21.79%) Python
18 33 (18.44%) Web Development
19 29 (16.20%) Puppet
19 29 (16.20%) MongoDB
19 29 (16.20%) Tomcat
19 29 (16.20%) Unix
20 28 (15.64%) XML
20 28 (15.64%) HTML5
20 28 (15.64%) iPad
20 28 (15.64%) JSON
21 27 (15.08%) Laravel
22 26 (14.53%) Windows
22 26 (14.53%) Oracle

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 92 (51.40%) Apache
2 29 (16.20%) Tomcat
3 24 (13.41%) nginx
4 23 (12.85%) WordPress
5 19 (10.61%) CMS
6 16 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.47%) Drupal
7 8 (4.47%) IIS
7 8 (4.47%) JBoss
8 5 (2.79%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.68%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.56%) Liferay
11 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.56%) InDesign
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.68%) Heroku
5 2 (1.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) SSL
2 8 (4.47%) AMQP
3 6 (3.35%) HTTP
3 6 (3.35%) SSH
4 4 (2.23%) Firewall
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) WebEx
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (77.09%) MySQL
2 29 (16.20%) MongoDB
3 21 (11.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.35%) Big Data
6 5 (2.79%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.23%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.23%) Redis
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.06%) Subversion
4 9 (5.03%) Grunt
4 9 (5.03%) gulp
5 7 (3.91%) JIRA
6 5 (2.79%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.23%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.68%) Xcode
9 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.56%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.59%) Automotive
2 8 (4.47%) Retail
3 5 (2.79%) Finance
4 3 (1.68%) Advertising
4 3 (1.68%) Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (67.04%) Developer
2 80 (44.69%) PHP Developer
3 22 (12.29%) Lead Developer
4 21 (11.73%) Lead PHP Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Administrator
5 17 (9.50%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (8.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.70%) LAMP Developer
8 12 (6.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 12 (6.70%) Symfony Developer
9 11 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Senior PHP Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Digital Developer
11 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (49.16%) jQuery
2 86 (48.04%) CSS
3 83 (46.37%) HTML
4 48 (26.82%) Web Services
5 41 (22.91%) Ajax
6 28 (15.64%) HTML5
6 28 (15.64%) JSON
6 28 (15.64%) XML
7 27 (15.08%) Laravel
8 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.41%) Symfony
10 22 (12.29%) LEMP Stack
11 21 (11.73%) CSS3
12 20 (11.17%) REST
12 20 (11.17%) SOAP
13 18 (10.06%) Sass
14 13 (7.26%) Node.js
15 12 (6.70%) Middleware
15 12 (6.70%) RESTful
15 12 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.64%) iPad
2 15 (8.38%) User Experience
3 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.79%) PKI
7 4 (2.23%) Social Network
8 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.12%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.56%) Animation
10 1 (0.56%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Fintech
10 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 122 (68.16%) Linux
2 29 (16.20%) Unix
3 26 (14.53%) Windows
4 18 (10.06%) Ubuntu
5 16 (8.94%) CentOS
6 15 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.47%) SUSE
8 6 (3.35%) AIX
9 5 (2.79%) Android
9 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.23%) Debian
11 3 (1.68%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.49%) OOP
3 48 (26.82%) E-Commerce
4 46 (25.70%) DevOps
5 40 (22.35%) MVC
6 33 (18.44%) Web Development
7 26 (14.53%) Mentoring
7 26 (14.53%) Scrum
8 24 (13.41%) Configuration Management
9 22 (12.29%) Software Engineering
10 18 (10.06%) OO
10 18 (10.06%) TDD
11 17 (9.50%) Project Management
12 15 (8.38%) BDD
12 15 (8.38%) SOA
13 12 (6.70%) Kanban
14 11 (6.15%) CRM
15 10 (5.59%) Microservices
15 10 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (5.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (72.07%) PHP
2 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
3 52 (29.05%) SQL
4 39 (21.79%) Python
5 23 (12.85%) Bash Shell
5 23 (12.85%) Java
6 22 (12.29%) Perl
7 18 (10.06%) Ruby
8 8 (4.47%) PHP 7
8 8 (4.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.35%) C
9 6 (3.35%) PHP 5
10 5 (2.79%) C++
11 4 (2.23%) ES6
12 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.68%) XQuery
13 2 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.79%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.68%) Varnish
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (16.20%) Puppet
2 16 (8.94%) Ansible
3 10 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.35%) BladeLogic
4 6 (3.35%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.68%) SCCM
6 3 (1.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (14.53%) Oracle
2 15 (8.38%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.26%) VMware
4 10 (5.59%) Zend
5 6 (3.35%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.35%) Splunk
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.23%) Google
8 3 (1.68%) hybris
8 3 (1.68%) New Relic
8 3 (1.68%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe
9 2 (1.12%) Facebook
9 2 (1.12%) Twitter
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Juniper
10 1 (0.56%) NetApp
10 1 (0.56%) Perforce
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com