The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 173 181 164
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 92 90 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.25% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 3.15% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 78
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
LAMP
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2685 2856 2727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.98% 39.61% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2354 2314
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Salary Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in the East of England

LAMP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +25 42 £48,500 +14.11%
Hertfordshire -10 26 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 20 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Norfolk +3 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Essex -13 1 £45,000 +69.81% 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 147 (93.63%) MySQL
2 139 (88.54%) PHP
3 109 (69.43%) JavaScript
4 92 (58.60%) Linux
5 83 (52.87%) jQuery
6 71 (45.22%) Amazon EC2
7 66 (42.04%) Mentoring
8 60 (38.22%) Apache
9 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (27.39%) TDD
11 41 (26.11%) Perl
12 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
13 34 (21.66%) ITIL
14 33 (21.02%) Bash Shell
15 32 (20.38%) Java
16 31 (19.75%) Unix
17 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
18 29 (18.47%) Oracle
18 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
19 27 (17.20%) HTML
19 27 (17.20%) FTP
20 26 (16.56%) CSS
21 25 (15.92%) SQL
21 25 (15.92%) WebSphere Application Server
21 25 (15.92%) Tomcat
21 25 (15.92%) WebSphere MQ
21 25 (15.92%) Apache ServiceMix
21 25 (15.92%) WebSphere
22 24 (15.29%) IBM
22 24 (15.29%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 60 (38.22%) Apache
2 25 (15.92%) Apache ServiceMix
2 25 (15.92%) Tomcat
2 25 (15.92%) WebSphere
2 25 (15.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (7.01%) nginx
4 8 (5.10%) WordPress
5 4 (2.55%) IIS
5 4 (2.55%) JBoss
5 4 (2.55%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.55%) Moodle
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.91%) Jetty
6 3 (1.91%) Liferay
6 3 (1.91%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.27%) CMS
7 2 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Office
2 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 71 (45.22%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.20%) FTP
2 20 (12.74%) SSL
3 16 (10.19%) DNS
3 16 (10.19%) SSH
4 8 (5.10%) Firewall
4 8 (5.10%) SMTP
5 7 (4.46%) HTTP
6 4 (2.55%) IMAP
6 4 (2.55%) POP3
6 4 (2.55%) SAN
6 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (93.63%) MySQL
2 13 (8.28%) DB2
3 8 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.82%) Redis
5 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.55%) Subversion
2 4 (2.55%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.91%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (28.03%) Developer
2 38 (24.20%) Architect
3 33 (21.02%) PHP Developer
4 30 (19.11%) AWS Architect
5 29 (18.47%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.10%) Software Architect
7 17 (10.83%) Linux Support
8 16 (10.19%) Administrator
8 16 (10.19%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (8.92%) Analyst
10 13 (8.28%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (8.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (7.64%) AIX Support
11 12 (7.64%) LAMP Developer
11 12 (7.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 12 (7.64%) SQL Support Analyst
11 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
11 12 (7.64%) Unix Analyst
11 12 (7.64%) Unix Support
11 12 (7.64%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (52.87%) jQuery
2 27 (17.20%) HTML
3 26 (16.56%) CSS
4 25 (15.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (13.38%) Web Services
6 18 (11.46%) Laravel
7 13 (8.28%) JDBC
7 13 (8.28%) XML
8 12 (7.64%) Ajax
9 9 (5.73%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (5.73%) JSON
10 8 (5.10%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (3.82%) RESTful
11 6 (3.82%) Symfony
12 5 (3.18%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.55%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 4 (2.55%) CakePHP
13 4 (2.55%) HTML5
14 3 (1.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Clustering
2 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Replication
4 4 (2.55%) Biology
4 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.55%) CMDB
4 4 (2.55%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) Life Science
6 2 (1.27%) MPEG
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.64%) IPTV
7 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 92 (58.60%) Linux
2 31 (19.75%) Unix
3 24 (15.29%) Windows
4 17 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (8.28%) AIX
5 13 (8.28%) Solaris
6 8 (5.10%) CentOS
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.04%) Mentoring
2 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (27.39%) TDD
4 34 (21.66%) ITIL
5 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.65%) Problem Management
7 19 (12.10%) MVC
8 18 (11.46%) OO
9 16 (10.19%) Web Development
10 14 (8.92%) Time Management
11 10 (6.37%) CRM
11 10 (6.37%) Workflow
12 9 (5.73%) Project Management
13 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.10%) Load Balancing
14 7 (4.46%) API Development
14 7 (4.46%) Front End Development
14 7 (4.46%) OOP
15 6 (3.82%) Issue Tracking
15 6 (3.82%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 139 (88.54%) PHP
2 109 (69.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.11%) Perl
4 33 (21.02%) Bash Shell
5 32 (20.38%) Java
6 25 (15.92%) SQL
7 12 (7.64%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.10%) Python
9 4 (2.55%) Ruby
9 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) VB
10 2 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.10%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) LPIC
2 4 (2.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Postfix
1 16 (10.19%) Sendmail
2 14 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.64%) qmail
4 10 (6.37%) Varnish
5 8 (5.10%) iptables
5 8 (5.10%) Xen
6 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.55%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (7.64%) Plesk
2 5 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.55%) Cacti
3 4 (2.55%) cPanel
3 4 (2.55%) HAProxy
3 4 (2.55%) Nagios
3 4 (2.55%) SCCM
3 4 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.47%) Oracle
3 24 (15.29%) IBM
4 20 (12.74%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.92%) VMware
6 4 (2.55%) Altiris
6 4 (2.55%) Citrix
6 4 (2.55%) FrontRange
6 4 (2.55%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.55%) Sun
7 3 (1.91%) Splunk
8 2 (1.27%) HP
8 2 (1.27%) Zend
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe
9 1 (0.64%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.64%) Google
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40K + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive to suit exp
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & bonus
Posted: 20 days ago