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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 257 233 223
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1242 1489 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 3.13% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1320 1313
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41821 47620 44610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 40.10% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35593 40144 38834
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LAMP
Salary Trend

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

LAMP Salary Trend in the UK

LAMP
Salary Histogram

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

LAMP Salary Histogram in the UK

LAMP
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England -32 1184 £42,500 +6.25% 177
London -89 406 £47,500 +5.55% 54
South East +9 274 £40,000 +6.66% 41
South West +19 141 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire +47 115 £42,500 +21.42% 21
City of London -20 86 £46,500 +6.28% 15
West Yorkshire +38 85 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East of England +7 83 £37,500 +7.14% 11
North West +16 80 £34,000 +4.61% 18
Surrey +38 77 £48,750 +30.00% 6
Leeds +30 68 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Manchester +37 59 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Bristol +25 58 £39,250 +20.76% 5
Hampshire -17 54 £42,500 +34.92% 8
Berkshire 0 53 £52,500 +16.66% 6
West Midlands -9 53 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Dorset +17 39 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Reading +17 39 £36,500 -27.00% 6
Bournemouth +16 35 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Oxfordshire 0 35 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East Midlands +4 32 £38,000 +26.66% 4
Leatherhead +28 31 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -15 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Ipswich +13 25 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Suffolk +3 25 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Southampton -3 24 £52,500 +26.77% 3
Warwickshire +6 20 £32,500 +18.18%
Brighton -9 19 £35,000 - 3
East Sussex -14 19 £35,000 - 5
Scotland +16 18 £34,000 - 3

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1921 (77.90%) PHP
2 1489 (60.38%) MySQL
3 1314 (53.28%) JavaScript
4 1270 (51.50%) HTML
5 1224 (49.64%) Linux
6 1195 (48.46%) CSS
7 743 (30.13%) Apache
8 740 (30.01%) jQuery
9 725 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
10 660 (26.76%) Git (software)
11 635 (25.75%) MVC
12 584 (23.68%) OO
13 508 (20.60%) SQL
13 508 (20.60%) HTML5
14 485 (19.67%) Java
15 416 (16.87%) Zend
16 414 (16.79%) Web Services
17 402 (16.30%) Symfony
18 386 (15.65%) OOP
19 361 (14.64%) Web Development
20 338 (13.71%) Open Source
21 332 (13.46%) Drupal
21 332 (13.46%) CSS3
22 329 (13.34%) OO PHP
23 326 (13.22%) Python
24 317 (12.85%) E-Commerce
25 312 (12.65%) PHP5
26 283 (11.48%) Puppet
27 272 (11.03%) XML
28 271 (10.99%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 743 (30.13%) Apache
2 332 (13.46%) Drupal
3 233 (9.45%) CMS
4 215 (8.72%) WordPress
5 149 (6.04%) nginx
6 112 (4.54%) Node.js
6 112 (4.54%) Tomcat
7 97 (3.93%) IIS
8 64 (2.60%) Confluence
9 58 (2.35%) Joomla!
10 53 (2.15%) OpenStack
11 39 (1.58%) Apache Solr
12 37 (1.50%) SharePoint
13 31 (1.26%) MS Exchange
14 26 (1.05%) Moodle
14 26 (1.05%) concrete5
15 19 (0.77%) TYPO3
16 15 (0.61%) JBoss
17 14 (0.57%) MediaWiki
18 13 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 50 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.12%) MS Office
6 2 (0.081%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.081%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.081%) Maya
6 2 (0.081%) Houdini
6 2 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.081%) GIMP
7 1 (0.041%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 123 (4.99%) Magento
2 11 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.041%) RMDS
5 1 (0.041%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 237 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (3.89%) SaaS
3 73 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (1.42%) GitHub
5 34 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 34 (1.38%) PaaS
6 29 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (1.09%) Route 53
9 23 (0.93%) IaaS
10 19 (0.77%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.53%) Terremark
11 13 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.41%) CloudFront
14 10 (0.41%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 160 (6.49%) Firewall
2 128 (5.19%) HTTP
3 118 (4.79%) DNS
4 112 (4.54%) Internet
5 70 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 57 (2.31%) SAN
7 42 (1.70%) SSH
8 41 (1.66%) VPN
9 40 (1.62%) LAN
10 37 (1.50%) WAN
11 36 (1.46%) DHCP
12 31 (1.26%) SMTP
13 30 (1.22%) VoIP
13 30 (1.22%) Intranet
14 23 (0.93%) BGP
14 23 (0.93%) LDAP
15 20 (0.81%) SSL
16 19 (0.77%) OSPF
16 19 (0.77%) Broadband
16 19 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1489 (60.38%) MySQL
2 171 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 121 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 102 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 93 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 47 (1.91%) Redis
8 43 (1.74%) NoSQL
9 29 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 24 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (0.93%) Big Data
12 20 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 20 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (0.77%) MariaDB
14 16 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.61%) SQLite
16 14 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (0.36%) Riak
18 9 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 660 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 268 (10.87%) Subversion
3 206 (8.35%) Jenkins
4 141 (5.72%) JIRA
5 121 (4.91%) PHPUnit
6 102 (4.14%) Selenium
7 63 (2.55%) JMeter
8 59 (2.39%) WebDriver
9 51 (2.07%) Hudson
10 49 (1.99%) Behat
11 47 (1.91%) Grunt
12 36 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 33 (1.34%) Maven
15 26 (1.05%) PhpStorm
16 25 (1.01%) Mercurial
17 21 (0.85%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.77%) NetBeans
19 16 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
20 15 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 188 (7.62%) Marketing
2 181 (7.34%) Finance
3 92 (3.73%) Retail
4 89 (3.61%) Games
5 55 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.95%) Advertising
7 40 (1.62%) Publishing
8 20 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.73%) Back Office
9 18 (0.73%) Electronics
10 15 (0.61%) Automotive
11 14 (0.57%) Billing
11 14 (0.57%) Banking
12 9 (0.36%) French Language
13 8 (0.32%) Legal
14 6 (0.24%) German Language
15 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.20%) Front Office
16 4 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 1579 (64.03%) Developer
2 983 (39.86%) PHP Developer
3 426 (17.27%) Web Developer
4 302 (12.25%) Senior Developer
5 218 (8.84%) Administrator
6 216 (8.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 197 (7.99%) PHP Web Developer
8 179 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
9 150 (6.08%) Senior PHP Developer
10 128 (5.19%) Architect
11 126 (5.11%) LAMP Developer
12 124 (5.03%) Linux Administrator
13 123 (4.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 122 (4.95%) Junior
15 119 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
16 117 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 114 (4.62%) Software Engineer
18 102 (4.14%) Lead Developer
19 101 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
20 96 (3.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1270 (51.50%) HTML
2 1195 (48.46%) CSS
3 740 (30.01%) jQuery
4 508 (20.60%) HTML5
5 414 (16.79%) Web Services
6 402 (16.30%) Symfony
7 332 (13.46%) CSS3
8 272 (11.03%) XML
9 255 (10.34%) Ajax
10 245 (9.94%) .NET
11 201 (8.15%) Laravel
12 173 (7.02%) REST
13 161 (6.53%) XHTML
14 158 (6.41%) JSON
15 151 (6.12%) SOAP
16 141 (5.72%) AngularJS
17 129 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 120 (4.87%) RESTful
19 106 (4.30%) Sass
20 104 (4.22%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 338 (13.71%) Open Source
2 151 (6.12%) User Experience
3 133 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 102 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 90 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (1.87%) Replication
7 39 (1.58%) W3C
8 38 (1.54%) Clustering
9 32 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 29 (1.18%) iPhone
11 27 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.01%) Social Network
13 24 (0.97%) Wiki
14 23 (0.93%) Management Information System
15 19 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.77%) Social Media
16 18 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 18 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
17 17 (0.69%) Private Cloud
17 17 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1224 (49.64%) Linux
2 259 (10.50%) Windows
3 162 (6.57%) CentOS
4 155 (6.29%) UNIX
5 135 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 106 (4.30%) Ubuntu
6 106 (4.30%) Android
7 92 (3.73%) Apple iOS
8 80 (3.24%) Debian
9 26 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.85%) Fedora
12 19 (0.77%) Solaris
13 14 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.36%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (25.75%) MVC
3 584 (23.68%) OO
4 386 (15.65%) OOP
5 361 (14.64%) Web Development
6 329 (13.34%) OO PHP
7 317 (12.85%) E-Commerce
8 271 (10.99%) DevOps
9 256 (10.38%) Software Engineering
10 244 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 181 (7.34%) TDD
12 166 (6.73%) Scrum
13 146 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 136 (5.52%) Mentoring
15 122 (4.95%) Configuration Management
16 99 (4.01%) Project Management
17 97 (3.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 93 (3.77%) Web Design
19 92 (3.73%) Workflow
20 89 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1921 (77.90%) PHP
2 1314 (53.28%) JavaScript
3 508 (20.60%) SQL
4 485 (19.67%) Java
5 326 (13.22%) Python
6 312 (12.65%) PHP5
7 233 (9.45%) Perl
8 223 (9.04%) Ruby
9 219 (8.88%) Bash Shell
10 94 (3.81%) C#
11 83 (3.37%) C++
12 63 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 43 (1.74%) C
14 25 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 21 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.53%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.45%) ActionScript
18 10 (0.41%) VBA
18 10 (0.41%) PHP4
18 10 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 255 (10.34%) Degree
2 25 (1.01%) CCNA
2 25 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (0.36%) RHCE
4 6 (0.24%) SSCP
4 6 (0.24%) CCSA
4 6 (0.24%) ISEB
4 6 (0.24%) CISSP
4 6 (0.24%) CCNP
4 6 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.20%) MCSE
5 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.20%) LPIC
6 4 (0.16%) MCSA
7 3 (0.12%) HND
7 3 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
7 3 (0.12%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.12%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.081%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (0.081%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.43%) QA
2 27 (1.09%) SLA
3 11 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (3.33%) Varnish
3 45 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 33 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.05%) KVM
6 21 (0.85%) iptables
6 21 (0.85%) vSphere
6 21 (0.85%) Samba
7 17 (0.69%) Docker
7 17 (0.69%) XenServer
8 16 (0.65%) NFS
8 16 (0.65%) Postfix
9 15 (0.61%) Xen
10 14 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.57%) Squid
11 12 (0.49%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.24%) Firmware
13 4 (0.16%) Snort
13 4 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 283 (11.48%) Puppet
2 192 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (4.79%) Nagios
4 61 (2.47%) Salt
5 56 (2.27%) Ansible
6 54 (2.19%) Vagrant
6 54 (2.19%) Cacti
7 44 (1.78%) ZABBIX
8 27 (1.09%) Capistrano
9 17 (0.69%) Graphite
10 15 (0.61%) cPanel
11 12 (0.49%) Sysprep
11 12 (0.49%) Munin
11 12 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.36%) OpenView
13 8 (0.32%) Ganglia
13 8 (0.32%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.28%) logstash
15 6 (0.24%) Opsview
15 6 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 416 (16.87%) Zend
2 163 (6.61%) Red Hat
3 159 (6.45%) VMware
4 152 (6.16%) Oracle
5 117 (4.74%) Microsoft
6 93 (3.77%) Google
7 82 (3.33%) Cisco
8 76 (3.08%) Rackspace
9 54 (2.19%) Facebook
10 51 (2.07%) Twitter
11 50 (2.03%) IBM
12 45 (1.82%) Atlassian
13 36 (1.46%) HP
14 34 (1.38%) Juniper
15 33 (1.34%) Adobe
16 22 (0.89%) NetApp
17 17 (0.69%) Siemens
17 17 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.69%) Citrix
17 17 (0.69%) Apigee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus,extensive bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Shares
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Devonshire Hayes
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago