The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 198 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 703 672 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.51% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 3.77% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 631 558 729
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LAMP
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17269 17810 20216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.49% 40.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14718 15344 17912
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

LAMP
Salary Trend in London

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

LAMP Salary Trend in London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in London

LAMP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the London 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
City of London -24 98 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Kingston Upon Thames - 19 £37,500 - 1
Harrow - 7 £50,000 - 1
Sidcup - 6 £24,250 -
Bexley - 5 £31,500 -
Croydon -4 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Twickenham +6 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Chiswick -1 2 £28,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £35,000 -
Wembley - 1 £42,500 -
Edgware - 1 £37,500 -
Chislehurst - 1 £31,500 -
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 994 (69.95%) PHP
2 870 (61.22%) MySQL
3 714 (50.25%) Linux
4 502 (35.33%) HTML
5 487 (34.27%) JavaScript
6 481 (33.85%) CSS
7 418 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
8 359 (25.26%) Apache
9 334 (23.50%) jQuery
10 307 (21.60%) Git (software)
11 302 (21.25%) MVC
12 279 (19.63%) Java
13 265 (18.65%) OO
14 263 (18.51%) E-Commerce
15 261 (18.37%) Puppet
16 259 (18.23%) Zend
17 256 (18.02%) DevOps
18 252 (17.73%) Python
19 241 (16.96%) Subversion
20 240 (16.89%) Web Services
21 239 (16.82%) Drupal
22 231 (16.26%) Open Source
23 217 (15.27%) Ruby
24 214 (15.06%) Perl
25 213 (14.99%) Symfony
26 201 (14.14%) HTML5
27 200 (14.07%) Bash Shell
28 198 (13.93%) Windows
29 196 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
30 190 (13.37%) UNIX

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 359 (25.26%) Apache
2 239 (16.82%) Drupal
3 147 (10.34%) CMS
4 102 (7.18%) Tomcat
5 86 (6.05%) WordPress
6 77 (5.42%) nginx
7 54 (3.80%) Node.js
8 43 (3.03%) Apache Solr
9 34 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (2.18%) IIS
11 30 (2.11%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.76%) Confluence
13 22 (1.55%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.27%) CloudStack
15 15 (1.06%) Liferay
16 13 (0.91%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.84%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.84%) Facebook Platform
17 12 (0.84%) Joomla!
18 11 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 24 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) MS Office
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 78 (5.49%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) Optimost
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Tridion
5 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.070%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 130 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.98%) SaaS
3 36 (2.53%) PaaS
4 33 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.97%) Rackspace Cloud
6 23 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 19 (1.34%) Google Apps
8 15 (1.06%) IaaS
9 13 (0.91%) GitHub
10 12 (0.84%) Joyent
11 8 (0.56%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.14%) Heroku
14 1 (0.070%) Route 53
14 1 (0.070%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 74 (5.21%) DNS
3 55 (3.87%) Internet
4 53 (3.73%) LDAP
5 51 (3.59%) HTTP
6 49 (3.45%) Firewall
7 44 (3.10%) SSL
8 43 (3.03%) SAN
9 28 (1.97%) WAN
10 27 (1.90%) SMTP
10 27 (1.90%) LAN
11 26 (1.83%) VPN
11 26 (1.83%) SSH
12 22 (1.55%) VoIP
13 14 (0.99%) BGP
14 13 (0.91%) VLAN
14 13 (0.91%) SNMP
15 9 (0.63%) Broadband
16 8 (0.56%) FTP
16 8 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (61.22%) MySQL
2 128 (9.01%) MongoDB
3 84 (5.91%) SQL Server
4 77 (5.42%) Big Data
5 66 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 66 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (4.64%) Hadoop
6 56 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.38%) Redis
8 33 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.34%) CouchDB
12 16 (1.13%) Riak
13 11 (0.77%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.77%) MS Access
14 9 (0.63%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 307 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 241 (16.96%) Subversion
3 96 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 77 (5.42%) JIRA
5 76 (5.35%) PHPUnit
6 30 (2.11%) Hudson
7 25 (1.76%) Mercurial
8 23 (1.62%) Selenium
9 22 (1.55%) Behat
10 14 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.84%) NetBeans
11 12 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.77%) Grunt
12 11 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.77%) PhpStorm
13 9 (0.63%) JUnit
14 7 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.35%) NUnit
15 5 (0.35%) Ant
15 5 (0.35%) PhantomJS
General
1 116 (8.16%) Finance
2 99 (6.97%) Marketing
3 74 (5.21%) Advertising
4 42 (2.96%) Banking
5 37 (2.60%) Publishing
6 33 (2.32%) Retail
7 27 (1.90%) Games
8 26 (1.83%) Back Office
9 16 (1.13%) Law
10 15 (1.06%) Legal
11 12 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.49%) Front Office
14 6 (0.42%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.21%) Russian Language
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.070%) Billing
Job Titles
1 714 (50.25%) Developer
2 464 (32.65%) PHP Developer
3 186 (13.09%) Administrator
4 169 (11.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 168 (11.82%) Senior Developer
6 161 (11.33%) Systems Administrator
7 130 (9.15%) Linux Administrator
8 129 (9.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 108 (7.60%) Web Developer
10 99 (6.97%) Senior PHP Developer
11 93 (6.54%) Drupal Developer
12 91 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
13 83 (5.84%) LAMP Developer
14 79 (5.56%) Architect
15 57 (4.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 55 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
17 53 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
18 42 (2.96%) PHP Web Developer
18 42 (2.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 42 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (35.33%) HTML
2 481 (33.85%) CSS
3 334 (23.50%) jQuery
4 240 (16.89%) Web Services
5 213 (14.99%) Symfony
6 201 (14.14%) HTML5
7 167 (11.75%) Ajax
8 127 (8.94%) XML
9 122 (8.59%) CSS3
10 101 (7.11%) .NET
11 89 (6.26%) CodeIgniter
12 75 (5.28%) JSON
13 68 (4.79%) SOAP
14 66 (4.64%) XHTML
15 63 (4.43%) Laravel
16 56 (3.94%) Sass
17 54 (3.80%) Zend Framework
18 52 (3.66%) CakePHP
19 51 (3.59%) Memcached
20 50 (3.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 231 (16.26%) Open Source
2 99 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 63 (4.43%) Social Media
4 50 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.10%) Clustering
6 43 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 42 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (2.81%) User Experience
9 37 (2.60%) Replication
10 26 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.76%) E-Learning
12 23 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (1.55%) Taxonomies
14 13 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (0.77%) W3C
16 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.56%) iPad
18 7 (0.49%) VLE
18 7 (0.49%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.49%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 714 (50.25%) Linux
2 198 (13.93%) Windows
3 190 (13.37%) UNIX
4 120 (8.44%) CentOS
5 97 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (6.76%) Ubuntu
7 79 (5.56%) Debian
8 70 (4.93%) Android
9 67 (4.71%) Apple iOS
10 34 (2.39%) Solaris
11 19 (1.34%) Fedora
12 18 (1.27%) SUSE
12 18 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.27%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.99%) OpenBSD
14 13 (0.91%) AIX
14 13 (0.91%) HPUX
14 13 (0.91%) FreeBSD
14 13 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (21.25%) MVC
3 265 (18.65%) OO
4 263 (18.51%) E-Commerce
5 256 (18.02%) DevOps
6 170 (11.96%) TDD
7 163 (11.47%) OOP
8 152 (10.70%) OO PHP
9 146 (10.27%) Scrum
10 139 (9.78%) Web Development
11 132 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
12 123 (8.66%) Configuration Management
13 101 (7.11%) Mentoring
14 94 (6.62%) BDD
15 92 (6.47%) Unit Testing
15 92 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
16 81 (5.70%) ITIL
17 78 (5.49%) Software Engineering
18 76 (5.35%) Project Management
19 63 (4.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 994 (69.95%) PHP
2 487 (34.27%) JavaScript
3 279 (19.63%) Java
4 252 (17.73%) Python
5 217 (15.27%) Ruby
6 214 (15.06%) Perl
7 200 (14.07%) Bash Shell
8 179 (12.60%) PHP5
9 149 (10.49%) SQL
10 60 (4.22%) Shell Script
11 52 (3.66%) C++
12 39 (2.74%) C
13 25 (1.76%) C#
14 18 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.13%) VB
16 15 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.56%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.42%) sed
19 2 (0.14%) PHP4
19 2 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 150 (10.56%) Degree
2 33 (2.32%) RHCE
3 18 (1.27%) LPIC
3 18 (1.27%) Linux+ Certification
4 14 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.56%) CCNA
5 8 (0.56%) ISEB
5 8 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.42%) VTSP
7 6 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.35%) MCSE
8 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.28%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.21%) PMP
10 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.21%) HNC
10 3 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.49%) QA
2 20 (1.41%) SLA
3 16 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.42%) WCAG
5 3 (0.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (4.64%) Xen
3 60 (4.22%) KVM
4 48 (3.38%) Varnish
5 33 (2.32%) Snort
6 29 (2.04%) Postfix
7 22 (1.55%) Sendmail
8 19 (1.34%) NFS
8 19 (1.34%) Active Directory
9 14 (0.99%) XenServer
10 9 (0.63%) Docker
10 9 (0.63%) Samba
11 6 (0.42%) XenApp
11 6 (0.42%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.070%) vSphere
14 1 (0.070%) HDFS
14 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 261 (18.37%) Puppet
2 196 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (7.88%) Nagios
4 77 (5.42%) Cacti
5 42 (2.96%) Vagrant
6 33 (2.32%) ZABBIX
7 31 (2.18%) Salt
8 11 (0.77%) Zenoss
8 11 (0.77%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.56%) Opsview
10 7 (0.49%) Ansible
10 7 (0.49%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.35%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.28%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.14%) Munin
15 2 (0.14%) Plesk
15 2 (0.14%) Icinga
16 1 (0.070%) OpenView
Vendors
1 259 (18.23%) Zend
2 167 (11.75%) Red Hat
3 162 (11.40%) VMware
4 81 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 69 (4.86%) Oracle
6 64 (4.50%) Rackspace
7 58 (4.08%) Facebook
8 43 (3.03%) Google
9 31 (2.18%) EMC
10 28 (1.97%) Cisco
11 27 (1.90%) JBoss
12 25 (1.76%) Twitter
13 19 (1.34%) HP
14 15 (1.06%) Citrix
15 14 (0.99%) Adobe
16 11 (0.77%) Juniper
17 10 (0.70%) Sitecore
18 9 (0.63%) Akamai
18 9 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
19 8 (0.56%) NetApp
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive for the right Rockstar
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago