The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 254 227 222
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1166 1482 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.32% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 3.35% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1306 1202
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +10.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39245 44273 41707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.99% 39.38% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33890 38185 36553
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

LAMP
Salary Trend in England

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

LAMP Salary Trend in England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

LAMP Salary Histogram in England

LAMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
London -95 408 £50,000 - 66
South East -27 244 £40,000 +14.28% 29
South West +48 159 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Yorkshire +15 132 £35,000 -22.22% 28
North West +52 90 £34,500 -1.42% 11
East of England -45 61 £37,500 +3.44% 12
West Midlands -1 45 £31,000 -3.12% 4
East Midlands -12 25 £37,500 +29.31% 5
North East -16 2 £35,500 +7.25%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1787 (77.59%) PHP
2 1332 (57.84%) MySQL
3 1238 (53.76%) Linux
4 1207 (52.41%) JavaScript
5 1118 (48.55%) HTML
6 1015 (44.07%) CSS
7 755 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
8 744 (32.31%) Apache
9 643 (27.92%) jQuery
10 621 (26.96%) Git (software)
11 574 (24.92%) MVC
12 456 (19.80%) OO
13 445 (19.32%) HTML5
14 442 (19.19%) Java
15 427 (18.54%) Web Services
16 409 (17.76%) SQL
17 387 (16.80%) Zend
18 344 (14.94%) Python
19 339 (14.72%) Symfony
20 331 (14.37%) DevOps
21 327 (14.20%) Puppet
22 321 (13.94%) Web Development
23 310 (13.46%) Open Source
24 307 (13.33%) Drupal
25 301 (13.07%) OOP
26 300 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
27 296 (12.85%) E-Commerce
28 276 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
29 265 (11.51%) Ajax
30 256 (11.12%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 744 (32.31%) Apache
2 307 (13.33%) Drupal
3 214 (9.29%) CMS
4 180 (7.82%) nginx
5 176 (7.64%) WordPress
6 120 (5.21%) Node.js
7 108 (4.69%) Tomcat
8 89 (3.86%) IIS
9 71 (3.08%) OpenStack
10 68 (2.95%) Joomla!
11 53 (2.30%) Confluence
12 40 (1.74%) SharePoint
13 37 (1.61%) Apache Solr
14 35 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (1.00%) MS Exchange
16 17 (0.74%) JBoss
16 17 (0.74%) SugarCRM
17 16 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.69%) Moodle
17 16 (0.69%) concrete5
Applications
1 47 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.30%) MS Project
4 7 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.22%) MS Office
6 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.087%) Maya
7 2 (0.087%) Houdini
7 2 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.087%) GIMP
8 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.043%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 109 (4.73%) Magento
2 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.043%) RMDS
5 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.043%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 300 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (3.86%) SaaS
3 84 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.69%) PaaS
6 35 (1.52%) GitHub
7 33 (1.43%) Amazon S3
8 27 (1.17%) Route 53
9 26 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.83%) IaaS
12 18 (0.78%) Google Apps
13 16 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.56%) Terremark
15 10 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.43%) Responsys
15 10 (0.43%) Taleo
16 8 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
17 7 (0.30%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 155 (6.73%) Firewall
2 140 (6.08%) DNS
3 112 (4.86%) HTTP
4 96 (4.17%) Internet
5 84 (3.65%) TCP/IP
6 54 (2.34%) VPN
7 53 (2.30%) LAN
8 51 (2.21%) WAN
9 45 (1.95%) SSH
10 43 (1.87%) DHCP
11 36 (1.56%) SMTP
12 35 (1.52%) SAN
13 29 (1.26%) LDAP
14 24 (1.04%) FTP
14 24 (1.04%) Network Security
15 21 (0.91%) IPsec
15 21 (0.91%) Intranet
15 21 (0.91%) SSL
16 19 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (0.78%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1332 (57.84%) MySQL
2 178 (7.73%) SQL Server
3 102 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
4 100 (4.34%) MongoDB
5 80 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 43 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 40 (1.74%) Redis
8 39 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 32 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 29 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.87%) Big Data
12 18 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.52%) SQLite
15 10 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.43%) MariaDB
16 9 (0.39%) QlikView
16 9 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 621 (26.96%) Git (software)
2 244 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 210 (9.12%) Subversion
4 127 (5.51%) Selenium
5 121 (5.25%) JIRA
6 119 (5.17%) PHPUnit
7 75 (3.26%) Hudson
8 51 (2.21%) WebDriver
8 51 (2.21%) JMeter
9 40 (1.74%) Behat
10 39 (1.69%) Grunt
11 33 (1.43%) Maven
12 27 (1.17%) TeamCity
13 21 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
17 16 (0.69%) gulp
18 14 (0.61%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 192 (8.34%) Finance
2 159 (6.90%) Marketing
3 78 (3.39%) Retail
4 68 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 68 (2.95%) Games
5 30 (1.30%) Publishing
5 30 (1.30%) Electronics
6 28 (1.22%) Advertising
7 16 (0.69%) Billing
8 15 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.61%) Back Office
10 13 (0.56%) French Language
11 10 (0.43%) German Language
11 10 (0.43%) Banking
12 9 (0.39%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.35%) Law
14 7 (0.30%) Legal
15 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1393 (60.49%) Developer
2 843 (36.60%) PHP Developer
3 340 (14.76%) Web Developer
4 284 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 207 (8.99%) Administrator
6 189 (8.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 173 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
8 168 (7.29%) PHP Web Developer
9 165 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 155 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
11 126 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
12 114 (4.95%) Lead Developer
13 113 (4.91%) Architect
14 110 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 105 (4.56%) Software Developer
16 104 (4.52%) Junior
17 96 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 95 (4.13%) Software Engineer
19 87 (3.78%) Junior Developer
20 82 (3.56%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1118 (48.55%) HTML
2 1015 (44.07%) CSS
3 643 (27.92%) jQuery
4 445 (19.32%) HTML5
5 427 (18.54%) Web Services
6 339 (14.72%) Symfony
7 265 (11.51%) Ajax
8 254 (11.03%) CSS3
9 241 (10.46%) .NET
10 232 (10.07%) Laravel
11 213 (9.25%) XML
12 151 (6.56%) REST
13 137 (5.95%) SOAP
14 135 (5.86%) JSON
15 134 (5.82%) AngularJS
16 109 (4.73%) CodeIgniter
17 108 (4.69%) XHTML
18 104 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 100 (4.34%) Sass
20 97 (4.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 155 (6.73%) User Experience
2 127 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 123 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 101 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 38 (1.65%) Digital Media
7 34 (1.48%) W3C
8 32 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.39%) Replication
9 28 (1.22%) Clustering
10 23 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 22 (0.96%) Wiki
12 21 (0.91%) Social Network
12 21 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 20 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
14 18 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 17 (0.74%) NHS
16 16 (0.69%) MPEG
16 16 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1238 (53.76%) Linux
2 256 (11.12%) Windows
3 197 (8.55%) CentOS
4 136 (5.91%) UNIX
5 119 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (4.34%) Android
7 96 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 87 (3.78%) Ubuntu
9 60 (2.61%) Debian
10 36 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
12 26 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.83%) Fedora
15 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.35%) Solaris
18 6 (0.26%) FreeBSD
18 6 (0.26%) SUSE
18 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (24.92%) MVC
3 456 (19.80%) OO
4 331 (14.37%) DevOps
5 321 (13.94%) Web Development
6 310 (13.46%) Open Source
7 301 (13.07%) OOP
8 296 (12.85%) E-Commerce
9 276 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
10 234 (10.16%) OO PHP
11 224 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 214 (9.29%) TDD
13 204 (8.86%) Scrum
14 155 (6.73%) Unit Testing
15 152 (6.60%) Project Management
16 138 (5.99%) Configuration Management
17 125 (5.43%) Mentoring
18 104 (4.52%) SOA
19 85 (3.69%) BDD
19 85 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1787 (77.59%) PHP
2 1207 (52.41%) JavaScript
3 442 (19.19%) Java
4 409 (17.76%) SQL
5 344 (14.94%) Python
6 241 (10.46%) PHP5
7 230 (9.99%) Bash Shell
8 216 (9.38%) Perl
9 199 (8.64%) Ruby
10 92 (3.99%) C#
11 82 (3.56%) C++
12 73 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.48%) C
14 33 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.56%) VB
16 13 (0.56%) Apple Swift
17 12 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 233 (10.12%) Degree
2 44 (1.91%) CCNA
2 44 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.26%) RHCE
4 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.26%) MCSE
4 6 (0.26%) CCIE
4 6 (0.26%) CCNP
4 6 (0.26%) PMP
4 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.22%) RHCA
5 5 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
6 4 (0.17%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.17%) MCSA
7 3 (0.13%) HND
7 3 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
8 2 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.087%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.99%) QA
2 23 (1.00%) SLA
3 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.30%) WCAG
5 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.087%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 111 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (3.13%) Varnish
3 47 (2.04%) KVM
4 42 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 38 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 29 (1.26%) Docker
7 26 (1.13%) iptables
8 21 (0.91%) XenServer
8 21 (0.91%) Samba
8 21 (0.91%) Xen
9 19 (0.83%) vSphere
9 19 (0.83%) Postfix
10 16 (0.69%) NFS
11 15 (0.65%) VirtualBox
12 13 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.48%) Squid
14 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
15 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 327 (14.20%) Puppet
2 204 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (5.86%) Nagios
4 87 (3.78%) Ansible
5 71 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 65 (2.82%) Salt
7 41 (1.78%) ZABBIX
8 36 (1.56%) Cacti
9 28 (1.22%) Graphite
10 25 (1.09%) Capistrano
11 22 (0.96%) cPanel
12 11 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.48%) Sysprep
12 11 (0.48%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.43%) Munin
13 10 (0.43%) OpenView
14 8 (0.35%) Opsview
14 8 (0.35%) Cobbler
14 8 (0.35%) CA LISA
14 8 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 387 (16.80%) Zend
2 172 (7.47%) VMware
3 169 (7.34%) Red Hat
4 142 (6.17%) Oracle
5 123 (5.34%) Microsoft
6 104 (4.52%) Google
7 87 (3.78%) Rackspace
8 79 (3.43%) Cisco
9 61 (2.65%) Facebook
10 40 (1.74%) IBM
11 37 (1.61%) Twitter
12 28 (1.22%) Adobe
13 27 (1.17%) Atlassian
14 25 (1.09%) HP
15 22 (0.96%) Juniper
16 21 (0.91%) Citrix
16 21 (0.91%) Sun
16 21 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (0.78%) Splunk
18 17 (0.74%) BMC
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum pension & flexi working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35-40k + £5k + Good Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
London Borough of Haringey
Salary: Grade: PO4 - PO6 £37,476 - £44,766 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday