The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 79 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 18 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 1.32% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
LAMP
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
490 532 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.50% 51.45% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 486 455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LAMP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Kent

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Kent

LAMP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 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
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £40,000 -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
1 26 (100.00%) MySQL
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
3 24 (92.31%) CSS
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
3 24 (92.31%) Apache
4 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
5 17 (65.38%) Degree
5 17 (65.38%) jQuery
6 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
6 15 (57.69%) HTML5
6 15 (57.69%) CSS3
6 15 (57.69%) Subversion
6 15 (57.69%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (57.69%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (53.85%) Web Services
7 14 (53.85%) XML
8 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (46.15%) Ajax
9 11 (42.31%) Data Structures
9 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
10 9 (34.62%) WordPress
10 9 (34.62%) Web Development
10 9 (34.62%) Java
10 9 (34.62%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) CMS
11 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 24 (92.31%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) WordPress
3 7 (26.92%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (26.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (57.69%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
2 15 (57.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
1 21 (80.77%) PHP Developer
2 20 (76.92%) PHP Web Developer
2 20 (76.92%) Web Developer
3 6 (23.08%) PHP Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior MySQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) jQuery
3 15 (57.69%) CSS3
3 15 (57.69%) HTML5
3 15 (57.69%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (53.85%) Web Services
4 14 (53.85%) XML
5 12 (46.15%) Ajax
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
8 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) JSF
8 2 (7.69%) JSP
8 2 (7.69%) JSTL
8 2 (7.69%) OAuth
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) RichFaces
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
2 11 (42.31%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Web Development
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (34.62%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle