The table below looks at the statistics for the LAMP Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP Developer
Rank 818 812 725
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 63 80 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.080% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 141
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LAMP Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the UK.

LAMP Developer Salary Trend in the UK

LAMP Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP Developer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

LAMP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
England -23 63 £35,000 -2.77% 9
South East -7 27 £35,000 - 3
London +2 14 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East Sussex -9 12 £35,000 - 1
Brighton -11 12 £35,000 -
South West -8 10 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Manchester +4 7 £34,000 +13.33%
North West -3 7 £34,000 +13.33%
West Sussex - 7 £20,000 -
City of London +5 6 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Devon - 4 £29,500 -
Exeter - 4 £29,500 -
Horsham - 4 - -
Haywards Heath - 3 £20,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +27 2 £35,000 +14.75%
West Midlands -20 2 £25,000 -32.43% 2
Bristol - 2 £30,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £25,000 - 1
Leicestershire +21 1 £30,000 +1.69%
Somerset +5 1 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Swindon -1 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Bath -5 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Durham - 1 £35,000 -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited LAMP Developer in their job title 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 with LAMP Developer in their job title.

1 170 (100.00%) LAMP
2 167 (98.24%) PHP
3 127 (74.71%) JavaScript
4 126 (74.12%) MySQL
5 116 (68.24%) Linux
6 111 (65.29%) CSS
7 106 (62.35%) HTML
8 63 (37.06%) OO
8 63 (37.06%) Apache
9 47 (27.65%) MVC
9 47 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 41 (24.12%) Ajax
12 39 (22.94%) PHP5
12 39 (22.94%) SQL
13 35 (20.59%) OOP
13 35 (20.59%) jQuery
13 35 (20.59%) Zend
13 35 (20.59%) OO PHP
14 30 (17.65%) Symfony
14 30 (17.65%) Web Development
15 29 (17.06%) WordPress
15 29 (17.06%) CMS
15 29 (17.06%) Open Source
16 28 (16.47%) HTML5
17 22 (12.94%) Python
18 21 (12.35%) Marketing
19 20 (11.76%) Drupal
19 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
20 19 (11.18%) Responsive Web Design

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited LAMP Developer in their job title 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 with LAMP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (37.06%) Apache
2 29 (17.06%) CMS
2 29 (17.06%) WordPress
3 20 (11.76%) Drupal
4 13 (7.65%) TYPO3
5 12 (7.06%) concrete5
6 6 (3.53%) ColdFusion
6 6 (3.53%) nginx
7 5 (2.94%) Node.js
8 4 (2.35%) Moodle
8 4 (2.35%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.76%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.53%) GitHub
3 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) HTTP
1 8 (4.71%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) SMS
2 2 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (74.12%) MySQL
2 13 (7.65%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.88%) Redis
4 9 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.76%) SQLite
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.24%) Subversion
3 13 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.76%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.76%) Behat
6 1 (0.59%) Bower
6 1 (0.59%) Xcode
6 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.35%) Marketing
2 4 (2.35%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.18%) Publishing
3 2 (1.18%) Games
3 2 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (100.00%) LAMP
2 111 (65.29%) CSS
3 106 (62.35%) HTML
4 41 (24.12%) Ajax
5 35 (20.59%) jQuery
6 30 (17.65%) Symfony
7 28 (16.47%) HTML5
8 17 (10.00%) CSS3
9 14 (8.24%) Web Services
10 13 (7.65%) XML
10 13 (7.65%) RESTful
11 12 (7.06%) XHTML
12 11 (6.47%) Zend Framework
12 11 (6.47%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.29%) CodeIgniter
13 9 (5.29%) JSON
14 8 (4.71%) Yii
15 7 (4.12%) Laravel
15 7 (4.12%) Backbone.js
15 7 (4.12%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Open Source
2 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.12%) User Experience
4 7 (4.12%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.76%) Wiki
6 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.76%) Social Media
6 3 (1.76%) Social Network
6 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.18%) W3C
7 2 (1.18%) Blog
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 116 (68.24%) Linux
2 9 (5.29%) UNIX
2 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.71%) Android
4 5 (2.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.18%) Debian
5 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.06%) OO
2 47 (27.65%) MVC
2 47 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.59%) OOP
3 35 (20.59%) OO PHP
4 30 (17.65%) Web Development
5 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 19 (11.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.06%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.88%) CRM
10 9 (5.29%) Scrum
10 9 (5.29%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.71%) OOD
12 7 (4.12%) Android Development
13 6 (3.53%) Web Design
13 6 (3.53%) Data Management
14 5 (2.94%) TDD
14 5 (2.94%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (98.24%) PHP
2 127 (74.71%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.94%) SQL
3 39 (22.94%) PHP5
4 22 (12.94%) Python
5 17 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.65%) Perl
7 7 (4.12%) C#
8 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.94%) Java
10 1 (0.59%) Clojure
10 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Varnish
1 8 (4.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) Vagrant
2 13 (7.65%) Capistrano
3 7 (4.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.59%) Zend
2 15 (8.82%) Facebook
2 15 (8.82%) Twitter
3 12 (7.06%) Siemens
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.76%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) New Relic
7 1 (0.59%) Rackspace
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