The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 217 205 182
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1451 1430 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.37% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 3.40% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1292 1624
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +1 729 £45,000 +5.88% 89
South East -24 278 £37,500 +7.14% 28
East of England +32 103 £35,000 -4.10% 9
South West -30 82 £32,500 -5.79% 28
Yorkshire -59 82 £35,000 +16.66% 17
North West -52 65 £32,500 +3.17% 5
West Midlands +10 45 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East Midlands -12 43 £30,000 - 10
North East - 9 £32,500 - 1
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2405 (80.25%) PHP
2 1950 (65.07%) MySQL
3 1576 (52.59%) HTML
4 1558 (51.99%) JavaScript
5 1466 (48.92%) CSS
6 1378 (45.98%) Linux
7 951 (31.73%) jQuery
8 860 (28.70%) Apache
9 841 (28.06%) OO
10 816 (27.23%) MVC
11 664 (22.16%) Zend
12 646 (21.55%) OOP
13 622 (20.75%) PHP5
14 618 (20.62%) HTML5
15 558 (18.62%) E-Commerce
16 524 (17.48%) Git (software)
17 501 (16.72%) XML
18 460 (15.35%) CSS3
19 457 (15.25%) Subversion
20 443 (14.78%) Ajax
21 433 (14.45%) Open Source
22 430 (14.35%) Drupal
23 427 (14.25%) Web Services
24 413 (13.78%) SQL
25 388 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
26 382 (12.75%) Web Development
27 381 (12.71%) Symfony
28 367 (12.25%) Java
29 358 (11.95%) OO PHP
30 348 (11.61%) Perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 860 (28.70%) Apache
2 430 (14.35%) Drupal
3 339 (11.31%) CMS
4 190 (6.34%) WordPress
5 153 (5.11%) Tomcat
6 92 (3.07%) IIS
7 81 (2.70%) Node.js
8 74 (2.47%) nginx
9 57 (1.90%) Apache Solr
10 49 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (1.50%) Joomla!
12 42 (1.40%) WebLogic
13 40 (1.33%) Umbraco
14 36 (1.20%) Moodle
15 35 (1.17%) MS Exchange
16 32 (1.07%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.93%) Confluence
18 24 (0.80%) Alfresco
18 24 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
19 23 (0.77%) Liferay
Applications
1 62 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 55 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.90%) MS Office
5 17 (0.57%) MS Project
6 15 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) Maya
8 3 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 211 (7.04%) Magento
2 15 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.067%) CubeCart
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.033%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.033%) SyteLine
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.033%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (4.24%) SaaS
3 76 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 57 (1.90%) PaaS
5 48 (1.60%) GitHub
6 29 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 23 (0.77%) Joyent
8 21 (0.70%) IaaS
9 18 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (0.40%) Trello
12 8 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.17%) Office 365
15 3 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.067%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.067%) Google Compute Engine
17 1 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 215 (7.17%) Internet
2 110 (3.67%) DNS
3 76 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 72 (2.40%) Firewall
5 69 (2.30%) Intranet
6 68 (2.27%) HTTP
7 64 (2.14%) SAN
8 47 (1.57%) LDAP
9 44 (1.47%) SSH
10 40 (1.33%) VoIP
11 38 (1.27%) VPN
12 30 (1.00%) SSL
13 26 (0.87%) Extranet
14 25 (0.83%) VLAN
15 23 (0.77%) SMTP
16 17 (0.57%) WAN
16 17 (0.57%) FTP
17 14 (0.47%) LAN
18 13 (0.43%) NAS
18 13 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1950 (65.07%) MySQL
2 217 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 199 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 178 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 125 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 108 (3.60%) Redis
7 80 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 75 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 49 (1.63%) Big Data
12 28 (0.93%) CouchDB
13 26 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (0.80%) MariaDB
15 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.50%) Pentaho
16 15 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (0.50%) Riak
17 12 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 524 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 457 (15.25%) Subversion
3 124 (4.14%) PHPUnit
4 111 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 110 (3.67%) JIRA
6 60 (2.00%) Selenium
7 46 (1.53%) Bitbucket
8 35 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 26 (0.87%) NetBeans
9 26 (0.87%) PhpStorm
10 22 (0.73%) Behat
11 21 (0.70%) Hudson
11 21 (0.70%) PEAR
12 20 (0.67%) Zend Studio
13 19 (0.63%) NUnit
14 18 (0.60%) Maven
15 16 (0.53%) Firebug
16 15 (0.50%) JUnit
17 13 (0.43%) Xdebug
17 13 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 247 (8.24%) Marketing
2 197 (6.57%) Finance
3 145 (4.84%) Retail
4 81 (2.70%) Games
5 76 (2.54%) Advertising
6 70 (2.34%) Publishing
7 63 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.50%) Banking
9 38 (1.27%) Back Office
10 28 (0.93%) Billing
11 17 (0.57%) Law
12 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.27%) Automotive
14 8 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.23%) Legal
16 5 (0.17%) Electronics
16 5 (0.17%) Front Office
16 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 2026 (67.60%) Developer
2 1321 (44.08%) PHP Developer
3 496 (16.55%) Web Developer
4 414 (13.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 331 (11.04%) Senior Developer
6 260 (8.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 239 (7.97%) Administrator
8 223 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
9 213 (7.11%) LAMP Developer
10 203 (6.77%) Senior PHP Developer
11 202 (6.74%) PHP Web Developer
12 152 (5.07%) Linux Administrator
13 143 (4.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 143 (4.77%) Architect
14 131 (4.37%) Drupal Developer
15 125 (4.17%) Lead Developer
16 108 (3.60%) Software Engineer
17 104 (3.47%) Software Developer
18 96 (3.20%) Programmer
19 85 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1576 (52.59%) HTML
2 1466 (48.92%) CSS
3 951 (31.73%) jQuery
4 618 (20.62%) HTML5
5 501 (16.72%) XML
6 460 (15.35%) CSS3
7 443 (14.78%) Ajax
8 427 (14.25%) Web Services
9 381 (12.71%) Symfony
10 328 (10.94%) XHTML
11 252 (8.41%) .NET
12 247 (8.24%) JSON
13 234 (7.81%) SOAP
14 219 (7.31%) CodeIgniter
15 200 (6.67%) REST
16 133 (4.44%) CakePHP
17 125 (4.17%) Zend Framework
18 110 (3.67%) Yii
19 99 (3.30%) ASP.NET
20 93 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 433 (14.45%) Open Source
2 158 (5.27%) Mobile App
2 158 (5.27%) Computer Science
3 81 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 81 (2.70%) Social Media
4 75 (2.50%) Clustering
5 54 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (1.37%) Replication
7 38 (1.27%) Taxonomies
8 26 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 19 (0.63%) W3C
10 16 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 16 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.43%) NHS
12 9 (0.30%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.30%) Machine Learning
12 9 (0.30%) Physics
12 9 (0.30%) Psychology
13 8 (0.27%) EPoS
13 8 (0.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1378 (45.98%) Linux
2 333 (11.11%) Windows
3 268 (8.94%) UNIX
4 175 (5.84%) CentOS
5 136 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 134 (4.47%) Apple iOS
7 120 (4.00%) Debian
8 105 (3.50%) Android
9 85 (2.84%) Ubuntu
10 48 (1.60%) Solaris
11 45 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 39 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (0.83%) SUSE
14 21 (0.70%) Fedora
15 12 (0.40%) SELinux
16 9 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.27%) FreeBSD
18 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.23%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (28.06%) OO
2 816 (27.23%) MVC
3 646 (21.55%) OOP
4 558 (18.62%) E-Commerce
5 388 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 382 (12.75%) Web Development
7 358 (11.95%) OO PHP
8 337 (11.24%) Scrum
9 297 (9.91%) TDD
10 212 (7.07%) Software Engineering
11 180 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 163 (5.44%) Content Management
13 152 (5.07%) BDD
14 147 (4.90%) Project Management
15 115 (3.84%) Configuration Management
16 111 (3.70%) Unit Testing
17 109 (3.64%) Web Design
18 105 (3.50%) ITIL
19 94 (3.14%) Load Balancing
20 91 (3.04%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2405 (80.25%) PHP
2 1558 (51.99%) JavaScript
3 622 (20.75%) PHP5
4 413 (13.78%) SQL
5 367 (12.25%) Java
6 348 (11.61%) Perl
7 280 (9.34%) Python
8 194 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 176 (5.87%) Ruby
10 115 (3.84%) C#
11 80 (2.67%) C++
12 69 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 64 (2.14%) C
14 54 (1.80%) PHP4
15 53 (1.77%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.30%) ActionScript
17 37 (1.23%) T-SQL
18 23 (0.77%) PowerShell
18 23 (0.77%) VB
19 22 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 317 (10.58%) Degree
2 33 (1.10%) RHCE
3 27 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.57%) PMP
6 16 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
7 13 (0.43%) LPIC
7 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.30%) PhD
10 8 (0.27%) MCSE
10 8 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.23%) ISEB
12 6 (0.20%) VTSP
13 5 (0.17%) HND
14 4 (0.13%) HNC
14 4 (0.13%) MCP
14 4 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.44%) QA
2 27 (0.90%) SLA
3 19 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.10%) WAI
6 1 (0.033%) WCAG
6 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 86 (2.87%) Varnish
4 65 (2.17%) KVM
5 31 (1.03%) NFS
6 30 (1.00%) Xen
7 28 (0.93%) Sendmail
8 26 (0.87%) Postfix
9 16 (0.53%) vSphere
10 14 (0.47%) Samba
10 14 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.27%) Squid
12 8 (0.27%) XenServer
12 8 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.23%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.17%) XenApp
15 4 (0.13%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.13%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 270 (9.01%) Puppet
2 180 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (3.77%) Nagios
4 74 (2.47%) Cacti
5 70 (2.34%) Vagrant
6 34 (1.13%) ZABBIX
7 25 (0.83%) Plesk
8 23 (0.77%) Munin
9 16 (0.53%) OpenView
10 15 (0.50%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.47%) Ganglia
12 13 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (0.40%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.37%) Ansible
14 11 (0.37%) WSUS
15 8 (0.27%) Bcfg2
16 7 (0.23%) YUM
16 7 (0.23%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.23%) CFEngine
16 7 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 664 (22.16%) Zend
2 201 (6.71%) Oracle
3 187 (6.24%) Red Hat
4 148 (4.94%) VMware
5 135 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 94 (3.14%) Facebook
7 93 (3.10%) Google
8 69 (2.30%) Rackspace
9 59 (1.97%) Twitter
10 46 (1.53%) Cisco
11 39 (1.30%) EMC
12 38 (1.27%) Adobe
13 32 (1.07%) HP
13 32 (1.07%) JBoss
14 24 (0.80%) Citrix
15 23 (0.77%) Splunk
16 20 (0.67%) Juniper
17 19 (0.63%) BT
18 18 (0.60%) Percona
19 17 (0.57%) SAP
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