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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 204 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1540 1554 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.56% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 3.89% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1340 1425
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -7 703 £47,500 +5.55% 66
South East +12 395 £40,000 - 54
Yorkshire -64 130 £42,500 +21.42% 20
East of England -2 105 £35,000 -12.50% 11
South West -33 74 £32,500 - 9
East Midlands +30 64 £32,500 +8.33% 8
North West -56 43 £29,500 -11.94% 15
West Midlands -40 29 £31,250 -3.84% 14
North East -6 7 £22,500 -30.76% 3
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2301 (76.39%) PHP
2 1977 (65.64%) MySQL
3 1529 (50.76%) Linux
4 1334 (44.29%) JavaScript
5 1263 (41.93%) HTML
6 1197 (39.74%) CSS
7 892 (29.61%) Apache
8 877 (29.12%) jQuery
9 845 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
10 658 (21.85%) OO
11 654 (21.71%) MVC
12 641 (21.28%) Git (software)
13 525 (17.43%) HTML5
14 512 (17.00%) Java
15 490 (16.27%) Web Services
16 474 (15.74%) Zend
17 464 (15.41%) E-Commerce
18 452 (15.01%) SQL
19 451 (14.97%) Subversion
20 435 (14.44%) PHP5
21 434 (14.41%) Open Source
22 414 (13.75%) OOP
23 407 (13.51%) Python
24 387 (12.85%) Ajax
24 387 (12.85%) Degree
25 386 (12.82%) Drupal
26 382 (12.68%) Windows
27 381 (12.65%) Symfony
28 375 (12.45%) CSS3
29 361 (11.99%) Web Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 892 (29.61%) Apache
2 386 (12.82%) Drupal
3 293 (9.73%) CMS
4 238 (7.90%) WordPress
5 216 (7.17%) Tomcat
6 127 (4.22%) IIS
7 124 (4.12%) Node.js
8 122 (4.05%) nginx
9 67 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 61 (2.03%) Apache Solr
11 58 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 53 (1.76%) Joomla!
13 37 (1.23%) MS Exchange
14 36 (1.20%) Confluence
15 34 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
16 33 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
17 22 (0.73%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.63%) Moodle
19 18 (0.60%) CloudStack
20 15 (0.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 82 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.53%) MS Office
4 16 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.066%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 151 (5.01%) Magento
2 8 (0.27%) Optimost
3 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.066%) Tridion
6 2 (0.066%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.066%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.033%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.033%) Summit
7 1 (0.033%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 212 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (5.15%) SaaS
3 51 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (1.53%) PaaS
6 37 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
8 32 (1.06%) IaaS
9 29 (0.96%) GitHub
10 27 (0.90%) Google Apps
11 25 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (0.46%) Joyent
13 14 (0.46%) Route 53
14 8 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.100%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.066%) Office 365
16 2 (0.066%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 193 (6.41%) Internet
2 189 (6.27%) DNS
3 138 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 133 (4.42%) HTTP
5 103 (3.42%) Firewall
6 77 (2.56%) VPN
7 75 (2.49%) SSL
8 69 (2.29%) SAN
9 65 (2.16%) LDAP
10 57 (1.89%) SSH
11 42 (1.39%) WAN
12 40 (1.33%) VoIP
12 40 (1.33%) DHCP
13 39 (1.29%) Intranet
14 38 (1.26%) SMTP
14 38 (1.26%) Network Security
15 37 (1.23%) LAN
16 31 (1.03%) AMQP
17 30 (1.00%) VLAN
18 23 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1977 (65.64%) MySQL
2 228 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 189 (6.27%) MongoDB
4 172 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 125 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 98 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (2.86%) Big Data
8 75 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 70 (2.32%) Redis
10 57 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 39 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (0.66%) CouchDB
14 19 (0.63%) Riak
15 16 (0.53%) SQLite
16 13 (0.43%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.37%) MS Access
18 10 (0.33%) QlikView
18 10 (0.33%) Pentaho
19 9 (0.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 641 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 451 (14.97%) Subversion
3 184 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 142 (4.71%) PHPUnit
5 131 (4.35%) JIRA
6 69 (2.29%) Selenium
7 39 (1.29%) Hudson
8 32 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 26 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 24 (0.80%) Grunt
11 23 (0.76%) Behat
12 19 (0.63%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.60%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (0.50%) JUnit
16 14 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.43%) NetBeans
17 13 (0.43%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.43%) Xdebug
18 12 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 244 (8.10%) Marketing
2 178 (5.91%) Finance
3 125 (4.15%) Advertising
4 106 (3.52%) Retail
5 67 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.09%) Banking
7 61 (2.03%) Games
8 53 (1.76%) Publishing
9 38 (1.26%) Back Office
10 21 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.63%) Legal
12 16 (0.53%) Law
13 14 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.40%) Billing
15 10 (0.33%) Automotive
16 9 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.23%) Front Office
18 6 (0.20%) Music Industry
19 4 (0.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1764 (58.57%) Developer
2 1148 (38.11%) PHP Developer
3 417 (13.84%) Web Developer
4 360 (11.95%) Senior Developer
5 347 (11.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 296 (9.83%) Administrator
7 258 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
8 220 (7.30%) Senior PHP Developer
9 196 (6.51%) PHP Web Developer
10 193 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
11 187 (6.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 180 (5.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 179 (5.94%) LAMP Developer
14 157 (5.21%) Architect
15 133 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 124 (4.12%) Drupal Developer
17 115 (3.82%) Junior
18 103 (3.42%) Lead Developer
19 102 (3.39%) Software Engineer
20 98 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1263 (41.93%) HTML
2 1197 (39.74%) CSS
3 877 (29.12%) jQuery
4 525 (17.43%) HTML5
5 490 (16.27%) Web Services
6 387 (12.85%) Ajax
7 381 (12.65%) Symfony
8 375 (12.45%) CSS3
9 361 (11.99%) XML
10 229 (7.60%) .NET
11 189 (6.27%) XHTML
12 186 (6.18%) JSON
13 171 (5.68%) SOAP
14 161 (5.35%) CodeIgniter
15 158 (5.25%) Laravel
16 143 (4.75%) REST
17 126 (4.18%) RESTful
18 117 (3.88%) CakePHP
19 101 (3.35%) Zend Framework
19 101 (3.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 434 (14.41%) Open Source
2 184 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 137 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 122 (4.05%) Social Media
5 120 (3.98%) User Experience
6 107 (3.55%) Clustering
7 90 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (2.26%) Digital Media
9 53 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 46 (1.53%) Replication
11 34 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.13%) RIA
12 31 (1.03%) Symmetrix
13 28 (0.93%) W3C
13 28 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 26 (0.86%) E-Learning
14 26 (0.86%) Kindle
15 24 (0.80%) Taxonomies
15 24 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1529 (50.76%) Linux
2 382 (12.68%) Windows
3 290 (9.63%) UNIX
4 192 (6.37%) CentOS
5 177 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 147 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 136 (4.52%) Apple iOS
8 110 (3.65%) Android
9 104 (3.45%) Debian
10 85 (2.82%) Solaris
11 62 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (1.66%) Windows 7
13 39 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 25 (0.83%) Fedora
16 21 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (0.70%) SUSE
17 15 (0.50%) FreeBSD
17 15 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (21.85%) OO
3 654 (21.71%) MVC
4 464 (15.41%) E-Commerce
5 414 (13.75%) OOP
6 361 (11.99%) Web Development
7 358 (11.89%) DevOps
8 330 (10.96%) OO PHP
9 293 (9.73%) Scrum
10 268 (8.90%) Software Engineering
11 265 (8.80%) TDD
12 254 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
13 159 (5.28%) Configuration Management
14 150 (4.98%) Mentoring
15 141 (4.68%) Unit Testing
16 138 (4.58%) Content Management
17 135 (4.48%) ITIL
18 132 (4.38%) BDD
19 131 (4.35%) Project Management
20 108 (3.59%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2301 (76.39%) PHP
2 1334 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 512 (17.00%) Java
4 452 (15.01%) SQL
5 435 (14.44%) PHP5
6 407 (13.51%) Python
7 335 (11.12%) Perl
8 322 (10.69%) Ruby
9 289 (9.59%) Bash Shell
10 129 (4.28%) C++
11 99 (3.29%) C#
12 94 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 68 (2.26%) C
14 42 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 24 (0.80%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.56%) VB
17 14 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.40%) ECMAScript
18 12 (0.40%) PHP4
19 9 (0.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 387 (12.85%) Degree
2 41 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (1.10%) RHCE
4 28 (0.93%) MCSE
5 19 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (0.60%) LPIC
7 17 (0.56%) CCNA
7 17 (0.56%) ISEB
8 16 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.46%) MCITP
11 10 (0.33%) CEH
11 10 (0.33%) CISM
11 10 (0.33%) CISSP
11 10 (0.33%) HND
12 7 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.20%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (4.98%) QA
2 41 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 38 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.96%) SLA
5 6 (0.20%) WCAG
6 3 (0.100%) COBIT
6 3 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 150 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (2.99%) Xen
3 75 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 68 (2.26%) Varnish
4 68 (2.26%) KVM
5 51 (1.69%) Postfix
6 36 (1.20%) Sendmail
7 33 (1.10%) NFS
7 33 (1.10%) Snort
8 23 (0.76%) XenApp
9 20 (0.66%) XenServer
10 19 (0.63%) Samba
11 17 (0.56%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.46%) vSphere
13 11 (0.37%) OpenSIPS
14 10 (0.33%) Docker
14 10 (0.33%) Shibboleth
15 9 (0.30%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.27%) GPFS
17 6 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 341 (11.32%) Puppet
2 246 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
3 143 (4.75%) Nagios
4 83 (2.76%) Cacti
5 62 (2.06%) Vagrant
6 41 (1.36%) ZABBIX
7 32 (1.06%) Salt
8 23 (0.76%) Capistrano
9 16 (0.53%) Opsview
10 13 (0.43%) Ansible
11 11 (0.37%) Zenoss
11 11 (0.37%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.33%) Plesk
13 8 (0.27%) Bcfg2
14 7 (0.23%) Icinga
14 7 (0.23%) Ganglia
15 6 (0.20%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.20%) Cobbler
16 5 (0.17%) Netcool
16 5 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 474 (15.74%) Zend
2 266 (8.83%) Red Hat
3 253 (8.40%) VMware
4 185 (6.14%) Microsoft
5 182 (6.04%) Oracle
6 94 (3.12%) Rackspace
7 92 (3.05%) Cisco
8 80 (2.66%) Google
9 78 (2.59%) Facebook
10 62 (2.06%) EMC
11 48 (1.59%) Citrix
12 46 (1.53%) Twitter
13 36 (1.20%) F5
14 34 (1.13%) Adobe
15 31 (1.03%) JBoss
16 26 (0.86%) HP
17 22 (0.73%) IBM
18 18 (0.60%) SAP
19 16 (0.53%) Dell
20 15 (0.50%) Juniper
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + agency environment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive for the right Rockstar
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago