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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 191 160
Rank change year-on-year +25 -31  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 113 46 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.67% 0.82% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 2.08% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 46 87
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 2973 2213 2610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.03% 39.55% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 1911 2211
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +23 82 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Cheshire -14 17 £40,000 - 5
Lancashire +11 7 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Merseyside -8 7 £35,000 +19.65% 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 205 (84.71%) PHP
2 179 (73.97%) MySQL
3 163 (67.36%) CSS
4 146 (60.33%) HTML
5 140 (57.85%) JavaScript
6 123 (50.83%) Linux
7 111 (45.87%) jQuery
8 103 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (35.95%) Apache
10 68 (28.10%) HTML5
11 67 (27.69%) iPad
12 66 (27.27%) AngularJS
13 65 (26.86%) Git (software)
14 61 (25.21%) Web Development
15 56 (23.14%) E-Commerce
16 55 (22.73%) MVC
17 50 (20.66%) OOP
17 50 (20.66%) Node.js
18 48 (19.83%) Laravel
18 48 (19.83%) DevOps
19 42 (17.36%) OO
20 41 (16.94%) Web Services
21 40 (16.53%) WordPress
22 39 (16.12%) Ajax
23 38 (15.70%) Front End Development
24 36 (14.88%) Magento
25 35 (14.46%) Symfony
26 34 (14.05%) Drupal
27 32 (13.22%) Puppet
28 31 (12.81%) Test Automation

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 87 (35.95%) Apache
2 40 (16.53%) WordPress
3 34 (14.05%) Drupal
4 28 (11.57%) CMS
5 16 (6.61%) nginx
6 10 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.31%) Apache Pig
7 8 (3.31%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.89%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.24%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (1.24%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 36 (14.88%) Magento
2 3 (1.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.89%) SaaS
3 3 (1.24%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.37%) HTTP
2 8 (3.31%) SAN
3 5 (2.07%) SSH
4 2 (0.83%) AMQP
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (73.97%) MySQL
2 14 (5.79%) MongoDB
2 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.55%) Big Data
4 9 (3.72%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.31%) Apache Hive
5 8 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.24%) Redis
9 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (26.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.79%) Grunt
4 13 (5.37%) gulp
5 11 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.31%) JIRA
6 8 (3.31%) Subversion
7 6 (2.48%) Xcode
8 5 (2.07%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.24%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.24%) PhpStorm
10 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.83%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.41%) Flash Builder
12 1 (0.41%) GoCD
General
1 9 (3.72%) Finance
2 8 (3.31%) Advertising
3 7 (2.89%) Marketing
3 7 (2.89%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.07%) Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (83.47%) Developer
2 138 (57.02%) PHP Developer
3 46 (19.01%) Lead Developer
4 41 (16.94%) Lead PHP Developer
5 39 (16.12%) Senior Developer
6 37 (15.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 36 (14.88%) Software Developer
8 31 (12.81%) LAMP Developer
9 27 (11.16%) Web Developer
10 24 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (8.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 18 (7.44%) Lead Software Developer
12 18 (7.44%) PHP Team Leader
12 18 (7.44%) Senior Software Developer
12 18 (7.44%) Software Team Leader
12 18 (7.44%) Team Leader
13 17 (7.02%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 17 (7.02%) PHP Web Developer
13 17 (7.02%) Symfony Developer
14 16 (6.61%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (67.36%) CSS
2 146 (60.33%) HTML
3 111 (45.87%) jQuery
4 68 (28.10%) HTML5
5 66 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 50 (20.66%) Node.js
7 48 (19.83%) Laravel
8 41 (16.94%) Web Services
9 39 (16.12%) Ajax
10 35 (14.46%) Symfony
11 27 (11.16%) CSS3
12 26 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (9.50%) XML
14 21 (8.68%) JSON
15 19 (7.85%) Sass
16 18 (7.44%) RESTful
17 15 (6.20%) REST
18 14 (5.79%) LEMP Stack
19 12 (4.96%) Apache Cordova
19 12 (4.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 67 (27.69%) iPad
2 26 (10.74%) User Experience
3 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.31%) PKI
6 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.24%) Social Network
9 3 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.41%) CCTV
10 1 (0.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) iPhone
10 1 (0.41%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 123 (50.83%) Linux
2 23 (9.50%) Windows
3 16 (6.61%) Unix
4 14 (5.79%) CentOS
5 13 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.89%) Android
9 4 (1.65%) Debian
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.21%) Web Development
3 56 (23.14%) E-Commerce
4 55 (22.73%) MVC
5 50 (20.66%) OOP
6 48 (19.83%) DevOps
7 42 (17.36%) OO
8 38 (15.70%) Front End Development
9 31 (12.81%) Test Automation
10 30 (12.40%) Software Engineering
11 29 (11.98%) Mentoring
12 25 (10.33%) TDD
13 21 (8.68%) OO PHP
14 19 (7.85%) Analytics
14 19 (7.85%) Scrum
15 17 (7.02%) SDLC
16 15 (6.20%) Open Source
17 13 (5.37%) Configuration Management
17 13 (5.37%) Microservices
17 13 (5.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (84.71%) PHP
2 140 (57.85%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.74%) Perl
4 22 (9.09%) Java
5 19 (7.85%) SQL
6 17 (7.02%) Python
7 16 (6.61%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.55%) Ruby
9 9 (3.72%) C#
9 9 (3.72%) PHP 5
10 8 (3.31%) C
11 7 (2.89%) ES6
12 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.07%) XQuery
14 3 (1.24%) PHP 4
14 3 (1.24%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.83%) Erlang
16 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.26%) Degree
2 8 (3.31%) DV Cleared
2 8 (3.31%) Numerate Degree
2 8 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.65%) Varnish
4 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 32 (13.22%) Puppet
2 12 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.13%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Plesk
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (10.74%) Zend
2 25 (10.33%) VMware
3 15 (6.20%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.13%) Oracle
5 4 (1.65%) NetApp
6 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.24%) Facebook
6 3 (1.24%) Google
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.24%) Twitter
7 2 (0.83%) Apple
7 2 (0.83%) CyberSource
7 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.83%) Sandvine
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) Brocade
8 1 (0.41%) New Relic
8 1 (0.41%) Perforce
8 1 (0.41%) Sencha
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