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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 196 193 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 683 672 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.52% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 3.84% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 616 549 789
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
17776 17506 20716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.76% 39.68% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15187 15035 18383
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -38 89 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Kingston Upon Thames - 18 £40,000 - 1
Harrow - 6 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 5 £24,250 -
Croydon -10 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Bexley - 4 £28,250 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Chiswick -5 2 £28,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £35,000 -
Wembley - 2 £42,500 -
Hammersmith -5 1 £60,000 +92.00%
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
Chislehurst - 1 £31,500 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 960 (70.18%) PHP
2 829 (60.60%) MySQL
3 666 (48.68%) Linux
4 504 (36.84%) HTML
5 498 (36.40%) JavaScript
6 487 (35.60%) CSS
7 334 (24.42%) Apache
8 329 (24.05%) jQuery
9 298 (21.78%) MVC
10 286 (20.91%) Git (software)
11 276 (20.18%) OO
12 262 (19.15%) E-Commerce
13 259 (18.93%) Java
14 253 (18.49%) Zend
15 242 (17.69%) Drupal
16 240 (17.54%) Subversion
17 232 (16.96%) DevOps
18 230 (16.81%) Puppet
19 228 (16.67%) Web Services
20 225 (16.45%) Python
21 216 (15.79%) Open Source
22 205 (14.99%) Windows
22 205 (14.99%) Perl
23 200 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
24 199 (14.55%) HTML5
25 197 (14.40%) UNIX
26 194 (14.18%) Symfony
27 192 (14.04%) Ruby
28 180 (13.16%) Bash Shell
29 175 (12.79%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 334 (24.42%) Apache
2 242 (17.69%) Drupal
3 149 (10.89%) CMS
4 89 (6.51%) WordPress
5 88 (6.43%) Tomcat
6 68 (4.97%) nginx
7 64 (4.68%) Node.js
8 39 (2.85%) Apache Solr
9 35 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (2.34%) IIS
11 28 (2.05%) WebLogic
12 22 (1.61%) Confluence
13 18 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 17 (1.24%) Liferay
15 15 (1.10%) Alfresco
16 14 (1.02%) CloudStack
17 13 (0.95%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.88%) Joomla!
18 12 (0.88%) OpenStack
18 12 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 29 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) MS Project
6 3 (0.22%) MS Office
7 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 78 (5.70%) Magento
2 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.44%) Optimost
4 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.073%) RMDS
4 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (6.51%) SaaS
3 39 (2.85%) PaaS
4 29 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
6 23 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.39%) Google Apps
9 14 (1.02%) IaaS
10 13 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.95%) GitHub
11 11 (0.80%) Joyent
12 7 (0.51%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.22%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.15%) Heroku
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.073%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.073%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 66 (4.82%) DNS
3 57 (4.17%) Internet
4 50 (3.65%) HTTP
5 45 (3.29%) LDAP
6 43 (3.14%) Firewall
7 39 (2.85%) SAN
8 37 (2.70%) SSL
9 28 (2.05%) SMTP
10 26 (1.90%) VPN
11 25 (1.83%) WAN
12 24 (1.75%) LAN
12 24 (1.75%) SSH
13 22 (1.61%) VoIP
14 13 (0.95%) VLAN
15 12 (0.88%) BGP
16 11 (0.80%) SNMP
17 8 (0.58%) FTP
18 7 (0.51%) tcpdump
18 7 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (60.60%) MySQL
2 130 (9.50%) MongoDB
3 85 (6.21%) SQL Server
4 71 (5.19%) Big Data
5 63 (4.61%) Hadoop
6 61 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (4.46%) NoSQL
7 57 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.36%) Redis
9 36 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.10%) Riak
12 15 (1.10%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.80%) MS Access
14 9 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.66%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 286 (20.91%) Git (software)
2 240 (17.54%) Subversion
3 91 (6.65%) Jenkins
4 81 (5.92%) JIRA
5 69 (5.04%) PHPUnit
6 27 (1.97%) Selenium
7 23 (1.68%) Mercurial
7 23 (1.68%) Hudson
8 14 (1.02%) Behat
9 12 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.80%) Grunt
11 10 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.66%) JUnit
13 7 (0.51%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.51%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.44%) NUnit
14 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.44%) MonkeyTalk
14 6 (0.44%) Robotium
14 6 (0.44%) PhpStorm
General
1 107 (7.82%) Finance
2 92 (6.73%) Marketing
3 68 (4.97%) Advertising
4 43 (3.14%) Banking
5 42 (3.07%) Retail
6 36 (2.63%) Games
7 30 (2.19%) Publishing
8 28 (2.05%) Back Office
9 15 (1.10%) Legal
10 13 (0.95%) Law
11 12 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.51%) Front Office
12 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.44%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.22%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.22%) Russian Language
16 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.073%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 689 (50.37%) Developer
2 448 (32.75%) PHP Developer
3 170 (12.43%) Administrator
4 169 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 162 (11.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 154 (11.26%) Systems Administrator
7 118 (8.63%) Web Developer
8 115 (8.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 110 (8.04%) Linux Administrator
10 101 (7.38%) Senior PHP Developer
11 87 (6.36%) Architect
12 84 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 83 (6.07%) Drupal Developer
14 74 (5.41%) LAMP Developer
15 57 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
16 55 (4.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 47 (3.44%) PHP Web Developer
18 46 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
19 42 (3.07%) Lead Developer
20 40 (2.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (36.84%) HTML
2 487 (35.60%) CSS
3 329 (24.05%) jQuery
4 228 (16.67%) Web Services
5 199 (14.55%) HTML5
6 194 (14.18%) Symfony
7 174 (12.72%) Ajax
8 123 (8.99%) XML
9 120 (8.77%) CSS3
10 102 (7.46%) .NET
11 85 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
12 77 (5.63%) JSON
13 70 (5.12%) Laravel
14 67 (4.90%) SOAP
15 65 (4.75%) XHTML
16 55 (4.02%) Sass
17 50 (3.65%) CakePHP
18 49 (3.58%) Zend Framework
19 47 (3.44%) RESTful
20 46 (3.36%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 216 (15.79%) Open Source
2 93 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 58 (4.24%) Social Media
4 52 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 39 (2.85%) Digital Media
5 39 (2.85%) Clustering
6 35 (2.56%) Replication
7 28 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (1.83%) Taxonomies
9 24 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.61%) E-Learning
11 10 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.58%) iPad
13 7 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.51%) Streaming Music
13 7 (0.51%) Learning Management System
14 6 (0.44%) VLE
14 6 (0.44%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.44%) W3C
15 5 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 666 (48.68%) Linux
2 205 (14.99%) Windows
3 197 (14.40%) UNIX
4 107 (7.82%) CentOS
5 89 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (6.29%) Ubuntu
7 71 (5.19%) Android
8 68 (4.97%) Debian
9 66 (4.82%) Apple iOS
10 30 (2.19%) Solaris
11 21 (1.54%) Fedora
12 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (1.17%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.10%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.02%) SUSE
15 14 (1.02%) OpenBSD
16 13 (0.95%) FreeBSD
16 13 (0.95%) AIX
16 13 (0.95%) HPUX
17 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (21.78%) MVC
2 276 (20.18%) OO
3 262 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 232 (16.96%) DevOps
5 200 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (12.79%) TDD
7 154 (11.26%) OOP
8 148 (10.82%) OO PHP
9 141 (10.31%) Web Development
10 137 (10.01%) Scrum
11 122 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
12 104 (7.60%) Configuration Management
13 92 (6.73%) BDD
14 85 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 83 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
16 76 (5.56%) ITIL
17 75 (5.48%) Project Management
18 74 (5.41%) Software Engineering
19 71 (5.19%) Waterfall
20 59 (4.31%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 960 (70.18%) PHP
2 498 (36.40%) JavaScript
3 259 (18.93%) Java
4 225 (16.45%) Python
5 205 (14.99%) Perl
6 192 (14.04%) Ruby
7 180 (13.16%) Bash Shell
8 174 (12.72%) PHP5
9 148 (10.82%) SQL
10 51 (3.73%) C++
11 50 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.63%) C
13 25 (1.83%) C#
14 19 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.32%) VB
16 11 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.58%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.44%) sed
19 2 (0.15%) PHP4
19 2 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 138 (10.09%) Degree
2 28 (2.05%) RHCE
3 14 (1.02%) LPIC
3 14 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
4 13 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.73%) ISEB
6 8 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.44%) CCNA
8 6 (0.44%) VTSP
9 5 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.37%) MCSE
9 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.29%) PMP
10 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.29%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) HNC
11 3 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.63%) QA
2 20 (1.46%) SLA
3 16 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.44%) WCAG
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (4.09%) Xen
3 51 (3.73%) KVM
4 46 (3.36%) Varnish
5 27 (1.97%) Snort
6 23 (1.68%) Postfix
7 22 (1.61%) Active Directory
8 18 (1.32%) Sendmail
9 15 (1.10%) NFS
10 12 (0.88%) XenServer
11 7 (0.51%) Samba
12 6 (0.44%) XenApp
12 6 (0.44%) Shibboleth
13 5 (0.37%) Docker
14 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.073%) HDFS
16 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 230 (16.81%) Puppet
2 167 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (7.31%) Nagios
4 71 (5.19%) Cacti
5 32 (2.34%) ZABBIX
6 30 (2.19%) Vagrant
7 28 (2.05%) Salt
8 10 (0.73%) Capistrano
8 10 (0.73%) Zenoss
9 8 (0.58%) Opsview
10 7 (0.51%) Plesk
10 7 (0.51%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.37%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.37%) Ansible
12 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.22%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.15%) Munin
13 2 (0.15%) Icinga
14 1 (0.073%) OpenView
Vendors
1 253 (18.49%) Zend
2 154 (11.26%) Red Hat
3 142 (10.38%) VMware
4 73 (5.34%) Oracle
4 73 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 59 (4.31%) Facebook
6 58 (4.24%) Rackspace
7 51 (3.73%) Google
8 32 (2.34%) EMC
9 26 (1.90%) Cisco
10 23 (1.68%) JBoss
11 21 (1.54%) Twitter
12 19 (1.39%) HP
13 14 (1.02%) Adobe
14 13 (0.95%) Citrix
15 10 (0.73%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.66%) Juniper
17 8 (0.58%) NetApp
17 8 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.58%) hybris
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zebra People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edgware, Middlesex
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago