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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 89 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 1.13% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
514 442 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.94% 40.00% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 458 397 408
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 4 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £35,000 -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) MySQL
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) Apache
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
5 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 10 (55.56%) CSS3
5 10 (55.56%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Subversion
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) JIRA
9 4 (22.22%) Symfony
9 4 (22.22%) Zend
9 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) Marketing
9 4 (22.22%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
1 16 (88.89%) PHP Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Junior
3 5 (27.78%) Junior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Junior PHP Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Junior PHP Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Laravel
6 4 (22.22%) Symfony
6 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (11.11%) Kendo UI
8 1 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Zend