The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 238 251 165
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -86
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 66 62 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.59% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.51% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 164
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,150 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
LAMP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3322 4102 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.82% 38.98% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3530 4018
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region.

LAMP Salary Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in the City of London

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 136 (77.71%) PHP
2 105 (60.00%) MySQL
3 71 (40.57%) CSS
4 70 (40.00%) HTML
5 65 (37.14%) Linux
6 64 (36.57%) jQuery
7 56 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 55 (31.43%) OO
9 52 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (25.71%) HTML5
11 43 (24.57%) Java
12 42 (24.00%) MVC
12 42 (24.00%) Git (software)
13 41 (23.43%) PHP5
14 38 (21.71%) Apache
15 37 (21.14%) Symfony
15 37 (21.14%) Open Source
16 35 (20.00%) Zend
17 33 (18.86%) Web Services
18 27 (15.43%) Puppet
19 26 (14.86%) Python
19 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
19 26 (14.86%) Ruby
20 25 (14.29%) OOP
20 25 (14.29%) UNIX
21 24 (13.71%) Subversion
22 23 (13.14%) Scrum
23 22 (12.57%) Configuration Management
23 22 (12.57%) Perl
24 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (21.71%) Apache
2 17 (9.71%) nginx
3 16 (9.14%) WordPress
4 12 (6.86%) Drupal
5 10 (5.71%) CMS
5 10 (5.71%) Apache Solr
6 7 (4.00%) IIS
7 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.43%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (2.29%) Node.js
9 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.14%) Kentico
10 1 (0.57%) Confluence
10 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.57%) JBoss
10 1 (0.57%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Magento
2 4 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) SaaS
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.43%) GitHub
6 3 (1.71%) PaaS
6 3 (1.71%) Joyent
7 2 (1.14%) Basecamp
7 2 (1.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.57%) Heroku
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.43%) HTTP
2 10 (5.71%) Internet
3 9 (5.14%) DNS
4 8 (4.57%) DHCP
5 7 (4.00%) Intranet
5 7 (4.00%) Extranet
6 6 (3.43%) SMTP
6 6 (3.43%) IMAP
6 6 (3.43%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.86%) Broadband
8 4 (2.29%) Firewall
8 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.71%) LDAP
9 3 (1.71%) LAN
9 3 (1.71%) WAN
10 2 (1.14%) PuTTY
10 2 (1.14%) VoIP
10 2 (1.14%) VPN
10 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (60.00%) MySQL
2 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.86%) Redis
5 10 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.14%) Big Data
7 8 (4.57%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.00%) MS Access
9 6 (3.43%) QlikView
10 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.71%) Subversion
3 8 (4.57%) JIRA
4 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.29%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.71%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.14%) Bower
7 2 (1.14%) Grunt
7 2 (1.14%) Behat
7 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.14%) Maven
8 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.57%) Firebug
8 1 (0.57%) Selenium
8 1 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.57%) Hudson
8 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Advertising
3 7 (4.00%) Marketing
4 6 (3.43%) Billing
5 5 (2.86%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.86%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (63.43%) Developer
2 80 (45.71%) PHP Developer
3 25 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.86%) Administrator
5 14 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.86%) LAMP Developer
8 10 (5.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Senior Java Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Development Manager
11 5 (2.86%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (40.57%) CSS
2 70 (40.00%) HTML
3 64 (36.57%) jQuery
4 45 (25.71%) HTML5
5 37 (21.14%) Symfony
6 33 (18.86%) Web Services
7 19 (10.86%) CSS3
8 13 (7.43%) Memcached
9 12 (6.86%) CakePHP
10 11 (6.29%) RESTful
10 11 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (5.71%) J2EE
11 10 (5.71%) WAMP
12 9 (5.14%) Spring
12 9 (5.14%) Ajax
12 9 (5.14%) Grails
13 8 (4.57%) Laravel
13 8 (4.57%) XML
14 7 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) Open Source
2 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.00%) Blog
4 7 (4.00%) Kindle
5 4 (2.29%) Social Media
6 3 (1.71%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.71%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.14%) Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.57%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.57%) Social Network
8 1 (0.57%) Wiki
8 1 (0.57%) iDTV
8 1 (0.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.14%) Linux
2 25 (14.29%) UNIX
3 16 (9.14%) Windows
4 13 (7.43%) CentOS
4 13 (7.43%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) Debian
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.43%) OO
2 52 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.00%) MVC
4 25 (14.29%) OOP
5 23 (13.14%) Scrum
6 22 (12.57%) Configuration Management
7 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.00%) OO PHP
8 19 (10.86%) TDD
9 18 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 18 (10.29%) Project Management
10 16 (9.14%) DevOps
11 14 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.86%) Asset Management
13 12 (6.86%) Web Development
14 11 (6.29%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (77.71%) PHP
2 56 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 43 (24.57%) Java
4 41 (23.43%) PHP5
5 26 (14.86%) Python
5 26 (14.86%) Ruby
6 22 (12.57%) Perl
7 18 (10.29%) SQL
8 12 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.00%) VB
11 6 (3.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.43%) C++
12 3 (1.71%) C
13 2 (1.14%) Clojure
13 2 (1.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) C#
14 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) RHCE
3 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.29%) Varnish
3 7 (4.00%) Docker
4 6 (3.43%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.43%) NFS
4 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.86%) LXC
6 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) Samba
7 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (15.43%) Puppet
2 18 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.29%) Nagios
4 9 (5.14%) ZABBIX
5 8 (4.57%) Cacti
6 7 (4.00%) Vagrant
7 6 (3.43%) Tivoli
7 6 (3.43%) Sysprep
8 3 (1.71%) Salt
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 2 (1.14%) Munin
10 1 (0.57%) Plesk
10 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (20.00%) Zend
2 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.00%) Facebook
4 17 (9.71%) Twitter
5 14 (8.00%) VMware
6 13 (7.43%) Google
7 9 (5.14%) Sony
7 9 (5.14%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.43%) NetApp
8 6 (3.43%) Cisco
9 5 (2.86%) Akamai
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle
11 3 (1.71%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.14%) New Relic
12 2 (1.14%) F5
12 2 (1.14%) Splunk
12 2 (1.14%) Juniper
12 2 (1.14%) HP
13 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
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