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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 236 176 195
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1284 1629 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.62% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 3.93% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1446 1489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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
38147 41460 45758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.83% 41.22% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33048 35282 41065
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -44 506 £47,500 - 40
South East -13 367 £40,000 - 34
South West -50 107 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Yorkshire -23 102 £37,500 +15.38% 15
East Midlands +42 61 £37,500 +25.00% 6
East of England -50 54 £32,500 -18.75% 5
North West -50 53 £27,500 -21.42% 8
West Midlands -67 34 £32,500 - 3
North East -10 7 £35,000 +32.07% 3
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2199 (78.70%) PHP
2 1863 (66.68%) MySQL
3 1384 (49.53%) Linux
4 1360 (48.68%) JavaScript
5 1316 (47.10%) HTML
6 1251 (44.77%) CSS
7 863 (30.89%) jQuery
8 808 (28.92%) Apache
9 807 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
10 713 (25.52%) Git (software)
11 671 (24.02%) MVC
12 659 (23.59%) OO
13 543 (19.43%) HTML5
14 512 (18.32%) SQL
15 509 (18.22%) Web Services
16 497 (17.79%) Java
17 490 (17.54%) OOP
18 445 (15.93%) Zend
19 439 (15.71%) Symfony
19 439 (15.71%) PHP5
20 397 (14.21%) Python
21 391 (13.99%) E-Commerce
22 385 (13.78%) Open Source
23 369 (13.21%) Subversion
24 365 (13.06%) CSS3
25 353 (12.63%) Web Development
26 345 (12.35%) Ajax
26 345 (12.35%) OO PHP
27 344 (12.31%) Drupal
28 343 (12.28%) Puppet

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 808 (28.92%) Apache
2 344 (12.31%) Drupal
3 277 (9.91%) CMS
4 258 (9.23%) WordPress
5 165 (5.91%) nginx
6 138 (4.94%) Node.js
7 137 (4.90%) Tomcat
8 88 (3.15%) IIS
9 71 (2.54%) Joomla!
10 62 (2.22%) Confluence
11 58 (2.08%) Apache Solr
12 32 (1.15%) MS Exchange
13 31 (1.11%) OpenStack
14 29 (1.04%) JBoss
15 28 (1.00%) concrete5
16 21 (0.75%) Moodle
17 19 (0.68%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.68%) WebSphere
18 18 (0.64%) SharePoint
19 14 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 64 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.25%) MS Office
6 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.072%) MS Project
7 2 (0.072%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.072%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.036%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 141 (5.05%) Magento
2 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.072%) Tridion
4 2 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.036%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.036%) Optimost
5 1 (0.036%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 233 (8.34%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (4.08%) SaaS
3 50 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (1.75%) GitHub
5 35 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 31 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
7 29 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (0.93%) Route 53
10 22 (0.79%) Google Apps
11 20 (0.72%) IaaS
12 13 (0.47%) PaaS
13 9 (0.32%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.25%) SoftLayer
14 7 (0.25%) Terremark
15 6 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.14%) Joyent
16 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 136 (4.87%) DNS
2 119 (4.26%) Internet
3 114 (4.08%) Firewall
4 112 (4.01%) HTTP
5 105 (3.76%) TCP/IP
6 63 (2.25%) VPN
7 62 (2.22%) SSH
8 46 (1.65%) SSL
8 46 (1.65%) LDAP
9 39 (1.40%) VoIP
9 39 (1.40%) SAN
9 39 (1.40%) Intranet
10 31 (1.11%) WAN
11 30 (1.07%) DHCP
12 28 (1.00%) LAN
13 25 (0.89%) FTP
14 24 (0.86%) SMTP
15 21 (0.75%) Broadband
15 21 (0.75%) BGP
16 20 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1863 (66.68%) MySQL
2 191 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 124 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 121 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 119 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 105 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (2.79%) Redis
8 61 (2.18%) Big Data
9 59 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 36 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 30 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (0.64%) CouchDB
14 17 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.57%) Riak
15 16 (0.57%) MariaDB
16 11 (0.39%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.39%) SQLite
17 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 713 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 369 (13.21%) Subversion
3 191 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 160 (5.73%) JIRA
5 139 (4.97%) PHPUnit
6 85 (3.04%) Selenium
7 61 (2.18%) Behat
8 50 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 42 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (1.43%) Hudson
11 39 (1.40%) Mercurial
12 38 (1.36%) PhpStorm
13 37 (1.32%) Eclipse
14 35 (1.25%) JMeter
15 31 (1.11%) NetBeans
16 29 (1.04%) Grunt
17 20 (0.72%) Bower
18 18 (0.64%) Visual Studio
19 15 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
20 13 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 240 (8.59%) Marketing
2 154 (5.51%) Finance
3 112 (4.01%) Advertising
4 88 (3.15%) Retail
5 57 (2.04%) Publishing
5 57 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 53 (1.90%) Games
7 29 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 27 (0.97%) Banking
9 26 (0.93%) Automotive
10 13 (0.47%) Legal
11 12 (0.43%) Back Office
12 9 (0.32%) Law
12 9 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.25%) Front Office
14 5 (0.18%) Billing
15 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.072%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.072%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1713 (61.31%) Developer
2 1115 (39.91%) PHP Developer
3 442 (15.82%) Web Developer
4 326 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 313 (11.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 303 (10.84%) Administrator
7 249 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
8 222 (7.95%) Senior PHP Developer
9 200 (7.16%) Linux Administrator
10 196 (7.02%) LAMP Developer
11 184 (6.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 177 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 161 (5.76%) PHP Web Developer
14 113 (4.04%) Junior
15 108 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
16 103 (3.69%) Software Engineer
17 98 (3.51%) Junior Developer
18 95 (3.40%) Architect
19 87 (3.11%) Drupal Developer
20 80 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1316 (47.10%) HTML
2 1251 (44.77%) CSS
3 863 (30.89%) jQuery
4 543 (19.43%) HTML5
5 509 (18.22%) Web Services
6 439 (15.71%) Symfony
7 365 (13.06%) CSS3
8 345 (12.35%) Ajax
9 318 (11.38%) XML
10 221 (7.91%) .NET
11 176 (6.30%) XHTML
12 175 (6.26%) SOAP
13 172 (6.16%) JSON
14 171 (6.12%) REST
15 168 (6.01%) Laravel
16 132 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
17 129 (4.62%) AngularJS
18 118 (4.22%) RESTful
19 110 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 109 (3.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 385 (13.78%) Open Source
2 152 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 134 (4.80%) User Experience
4 85 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 78 (2.79%) Social Media
6 73 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (2.00%) Digital Media
8 50 (1.79%) W3C
9 46 (1.65%) Clustering
10 32 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.00%) Replication
13 25 (0.89%) E-Learning
13 25 (0.89%) iPhone
14 21 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.68%) Social Network
16 17 (0.61%) VLE
17 15 (0.54%) Kindle
18 13 (0.47%) Blackberry
19 12 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1384 (49.53%) Linux
2 267 (9.56%) Windows
3 208 (7.44%) CentOS
4 207 (7.41%) UNIX
5 167 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (4.90%) Ubuntu
7 126 (4.51%) Debian
8 116 (4.15%) Apple iOS
9 105 (3.76%) Android
10 34 (1.22%) Solaris
11 28 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.47%) SUSE
13 13 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 12 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
14 12 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (24.02%) MVC
3 659 (23.59%) OO
4 490 (17.54%) OOP
5 391 (13.99%) E-Commerce
6 353 (12.63%) Web Development
7 345 (12.35%) OO PHP
8 323 (11.56%) DevOps
9 265 (9.48%) Software Engineering
10 251 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 214 (7.66%) Scrum
12 202 (7.23%) TDD
13 142 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 129 (4.62%) Configuration Management
15 128 (4.58%) Mentoring
16 99 (3.54%) Content Management
17 97 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
18 96 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
18 96 (3.44%) BDD
19 95 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2199 (78.70%) PHP
2 1360 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 512 (18.32%) SQL
4 497 (17.79%) Java
5 439 (15.71%) PHP5
6 397 (14.21%) Python
7 301 (10.77%) Ruby
8 300 (10.74%) Bash Shell
9 269 (9.63%) Perl
10 108 (3.87%) C++
11 94 (3.36%) Shell Script
12 92 (3.29%) C#
13 55 (1.97%) C
14 24 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 22 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 15 (0.54%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.39%) VB
18 10 (0.36%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.36%) PHP4
19 8 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 309 (11.06%) Degree
2 20 (0.72%) RHCE
3 19 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (0.68%) CCNA
4 17 (0.61%) ISEB
4 17 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 16 (0.57%) RHCSA
6 11 (0.39%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.39%) CISSP
7 10 (0.36%) CCNP
7 10 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.36%) LPIC
7 10 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (0.29%) CCSA
8 8 (0.29%) SSCP
9 7 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.21%) MCSE
11 5 (0.18%) HND
12 4 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.48%) QA
2 20 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.072%) COBIT
System Software
1 114 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (2.51%) Varnish
3 69 (2.47%) Xen
4 49 (1.75%) KVM
5 41 (1.47%) Postfix
6 36 (1.29%) Snort
7 32 (1.15%) Active Directory
7 32 (1.15%) Docker
8 17 (0.61%) NFS
9 16 (0.57%) Sendmail
9 16 (0.57%) XenServer
10 15 (0.54%) LXC
11 13 (0.47%) Samba
12 12 (0.43%) Firmware
12 12 (0.43%) OpenSIPS
13 11 (0.39%) vSphere
14 9 (0.32%) Hyper-V
15 8 (0.29%) Shibboleth
16 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 343 (12.28%) Puppet
2 244 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (4.90%) Nagios
4 81 (2.90%) Vagrant
5 80 (2.86%) Cacti
6 53 (1.90%) ZABBIX
7 41 (1.47%) Salt
8 16 (0.57%) Ansible
9 15 (0.54%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.36%) Graphite
11 7 (0.25%) cPanel
11 7 (0.25%) Plesk
11 7 (0.25%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.18%) WSUS
12 5 (0.18%) Munin
13 4 (0.14%) Netcool
13 4 (0.14%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.14%) Opsview
13 4 (0.14%) Icinga
Vendors
1 445 (15.93%) Zend
2 226 (8.09%) Red Hat
3 195 (6.98%) VMware
4 153 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 101 (3.61%) Oracle
6 82 (2.93%) Google
7 80 (2.86%) Facebook
8 77 (2.76%) Twitter
9 73 (2.61%) Cisco
10 71 (2.54%) Rackspace
11 51 (1.83%) Atlassian
12 37 (1.32%) Adobe
13 34 (1.22%) IBM
14 28 (1.00%) Siemens
15 27 (0.97%) Citrix
16 22 (0.79%) Juniper
17 18 (0.64%) HP
17 18 (0.64%) Akamai
18 14 (0.50%) CheckPoint
19 13 (0.47%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Media Math Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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