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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 271 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1120 1347 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.29% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 3.18% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1191 1236
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%

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
38699 42380 42368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 40.63% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32994 35247 37194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -38 1077 £42,500 +6.25% 217
London -113 357 £50,000 +11.11% 68
South East -4 279 £42,500 +21.42% 55
Yorkshire +39 126 £45,000 +38.46% 19
South West +14 121 £35,000 +2.94% 27
West Yorkshire +57 98 £50,000 +60.00% 12
Hampshire +9 83 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Leeds +43 76 £50,000 +60.00% 8
City of London -18 71 £46,500 +9.41% 18
Surrey +6 62 £50,000 +25.00% 11
East of England +1 62 £39,250 +7.53% 11
North West -14 59 £30,000 -7.69% 15
Manchester +11 55 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Berkshire -14 51 £40,000 -8.04% 7
Oxfordshire +17 40 £44,000 +25.71% 10
West Midlands -35 36 £32,500 +8.33% 9
East Midlands +21 35 £42,500 +41.66% 11
Bristol +1 32 £45,000 +32.35% 14
Leatherhead +32 31 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Southampton -11 31 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Somerset +11 28 £34,000 -9.33%
Reading -4 27 £36,000 -20.00% 6
Bath +12 26 £34,000 +70.00%
Dorset -11 26 £33,250 -16.87% 4
Gloucestershire -6 23 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Bournemouth -14 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -20 23 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridge +5 19 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 19 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Oxford +12 17 £45,000 -14.28% 1

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2011 (78.07%) PHP
2 1618 (62.81%) MySQL
3 1290 (50.08%) JavaScript
4 1261 (48.95%) HTML
5 1210 (46.97%) Linux
6 1202 (46.66%) CSS
7 763 (29.62%) jQuery
8 760 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
9 747 (29.00%) Apache
10 655 (25.43%) MVC
11 649 (25.19%) Git (software)
12 645 (25.04%) OO
13 536 (20.81%) SQL
14 522 (20.26%) HTML5
15 512 (19.88%) Java
16 449 (17.43%) Web Services
17 436 (16.93%) Symfony
18 427 (16.58%) Zend
19 418 (16.23%) OOP
20 361 (14.01%) PHP5
21 360 (13.98%) CSS3
22 358 (13.90%) E-Commerce
23 356 (13.82%) OO PHP
24 352 (13.66%) Open Source
25 350 (13.59%) Python
26 335 (13.00%) Web Development
27 333 (12.93%) Drupal
28 321 (12.46%) XML
29 310 (12.03%) Subversion
30 302 (11.72%) Puppet

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 747 (29.00%) Apache
2 333 (12.93%) Drupal
3 259 (10.05%) CMS
4 238 (9.24%) WordPress
5 136 (5.28%) nginx
6 133 (5.16%) Node.js
7 113 (4.39%) Tomcat
8 111 (4.31%) IIS
9 74 (2.87%) Confluence
10 62 (2.41%) Joomla!
11 37 (1.44%) SharePoint
12 35 (1.36%) MS Exchange
13 34 (1.32%) OpenStack
14 33 (1.28%) concrete5
15 27 (1.05%) Apache Solr
16 23 (0.89%) Moodle
17 21 (0.82%) JBoss
18 20 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
19 15 (0.58%) Umbraco
20 14 (0.54%) TYPO3
Applications
1 52 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.19%) MS Office
6 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
7 2 (0.078%) GIMP
8 1 (0.039%) InDesign
8 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 125 (4.85%) Magento
2 9 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.078%) Tridion
6 1 (0.039%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.039%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 202 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (3.53%) SaaS
3 72 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (1.94%) Amazon S3
5 45 (1.75%) GitHub
6 40 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (1.20%) IaaS
9 30 (1.16%) PaaS
10 26 (1.01%) Route 53
11 20 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.62%) Google Apps
13 13 (0.50%) Terremark
14 11 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
14 11 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.35%) CloudFront
15 9 (0.35%) Joyent
16 8 (0.31%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
18 3 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.43%) Firewall
2 125 (4.85%) HTTP
3 123 (4.77%) DNS
4 109 (4.23%) Internet
5 81 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 57 (2.21%) SAN
7 45 (1.75%) VPN
7 45 (1.75%) SSH
8 36 (1.40%) Intranet
8 36 (1.40%) VoIP
9 31 (1.20%) LDAP
10 30 (1.16%) DHCP
11 29 (1.13%) SSL
12 27 (1.05%) SMTP
13 26 (1.01%) BGP
14 25 (0.97%) Broadband
15 24 (0.93%) LAN
16 21 (0.82%) WAN
17 18 (0.70%) NetScreen
18 17 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1618 (62.81%) MySQL
2 200 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 128 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 108 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 74 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 62 (2.41%) Redis
8 58 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (1.13%) Big Data
11 27 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (0.70%) MariaDB
16 15 (0.58%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.50%) Riak
18 12 (0.47%) SQLite
19 11 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 649 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 310 (12.03%) Subversion
3 166 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 158 (6.13%) JIRA
5 129 (5.01%) PHPUnit
6 91 (3.53%) Selenium
7 68 (2.64%) Behat
8 59 (2.29%) JMeter
9 58 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 46 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 41 (1.59%) Grunt
13 40 (1.55%) PhpStorm
14 38 (1.48%) Hudson
15 31 (1.20%) Mercurial
16 30 (1.16%) NetBeans
17 25 (0.97%) Maven
18 18 (0.70%) Cucumber
18 18 (0.70%) Bower
19 14 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 210 (8.15%) Marketing
2 171 (6.64%) Finance
3 95 (3.69%) Retail
4 80 (3.11%) Advertising
5 75 (2.91%) Games
6 43 (1.67%) Publishing
7 42 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.93%) Automotive
10 19 (0.74%) Back Office
11 14 (0.54%) Banking
12 11 (0.43%) Electronics
12 11 (0.43%) Billing
13 7 (0.27%) Front Office
14 6 (0.23%) French Language
14 6 (0.23%) German Language
15 5 (0.19%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.19%) Legal
16 4 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 1645 (63.86%) Developer
2 1048 (40.68%) PHP Developer
3 434 (16.85%) Web Developer
4 304 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 268 (10.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 244 (9.47%) Administrator
7 192 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
8 178 (6.91%) Senior PHP Developer
9 165 (6.41%) PHP Web Developer
10 163 (6.33%) LAMP Developer
11 151 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
12 146 (5.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 129 (5.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 121 (4.70%) Architect
15 113 (4.39%) Junior
16 99 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
17 95 (3.69%) Software Engineer
18 92 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
19 87 (3.38%) Junior Developer
20 82 (3.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1261 (48.95%) HTML
2 1202 (46.66%) CSS
3 763 (29.62%) jQuery
4 522 (20.26%) HTML5
5 449 (17.43%) Web Services
6 436 (16.93%) Symfony
7 360 (13.98%) CSS3
8 321 (12.46%) XML
9 279 (10.83%) Ajax
10 260 (10.09%) .NET
11 188 (7.30%) REST
12 186 (7.22%) JSON
13 184 (7.14%) SOAP
14 176 (6.83%) XHTML
15 174 (6.75%) Laravel
16 151 (5.86%) AngularJS
17 139 (5.40%) RESTful
18 112 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
18 112 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 96 (3.73%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 352 (13.66%) Open Source
2 148 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 144 (5.59%) User Experience
4 85 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 69 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (1.90%) W3C
7 45 (1.75%) Digital Media
8 42 (1.63%) Clustering
9 41 (1.59%) Replication
10 32 (1.24%) Social Media
11 29 (1.13%) iPhone
12 26 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (0.93%) Social Network
14 21 (0.82%) Wiki
14 21 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 17 (0.66%) CMDB
16 16 (0.62%) E-Learning
17 15 (0.58%) VLE
17 15 (0.58%) Blog
17 15 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1210 (46.97%) Linux
2 258 (10.02%) Windows
3 184 (7.14%) CentOS
4 169 (6.56%) UNIX
5 149 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 116 (4.50%) Android
7 113 (4.39%) Apple iOS
8 104 (4.04%) Ubuntu
9 92 (3.57%) Debian
10 27 (1.05%) Solaris
11 26 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.54%) Fedora
15 13 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.43%) SUSE
17 10 (0.39%) FreeBSD
17 10 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (25.43%) MVC
3 645 (25.04%) OO
4 418 (16.23%) OOP
5 358 (13.90%) E-Commerce
6 356 (13.82%) OO PHP
7 335 (13.00%) Web Development
8 268 (10.40%) DevOps
9 244 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 236 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
11 175 (6.79%) Scrum
12 173 (6.72%) TDD
13 146 (5.67%) Mentoring
14 129 (5.01%) Configuration Management
15 128 (4.97%) Unit Testing
16 101 (3.92%) Project Management
17 100 (3.88%) Workflow
18 95 (3.69%) Load Balancing
19 90 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
20 89 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2011 (78.07%) PHP
2 1290 (50.08%) JavaScript
3 536 (20.81%) SQL
4 512 (19.88%) Java
5 361 (14.01%) PHP5
6 350 (13.59%) Python
7 247 (9.59%) Perl
8 242 (9.39%) Ruby
9 234 (9.08%) Bash Shell
10 97 (3.77%) C#
11 93 (3.61%) C++
12 66 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 47 (1.82%) C
14 28 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 23 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 17 (0.66%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.35%) ActionScript
17 9 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
18 7 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 270 (10.48%) Degree
2 69 (2.68%) VCP4
3 13 (0.50%) RHCE
4 12 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (0.47%) CCNA
4 12 (0.47%) ISEB
4 12 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.35%) RHCSA
5 9 (0.35%) CCNP
6 8 (0.31%) CISSP
6 8 (0.31%) SSCP
6 8 (0.31%) CCSA
7 7 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (0.23%) LPIC
8 6 (0.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.16%) CIMA
9 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.16%) MCSE
9 4 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.01%) QA
2 20 (0.78%) SLA
3 10 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 111 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (2.60%) Varnish
3 41 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 35 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.32%) KVM
6 31 (1.20%) Docker
7 26 (1.01%) Postfix
8 25 (0.97%) Xen
9 20 (0.78%) NFS
10 19 (0.74%) vSphere
11 18 (0.70%) Snort
12 17 (0.66%) Samba
13 16 (0.62%) XenServer
14 13 (0.50%) Firmware
14 13 (0.50%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.43%) Squid
15 11 (0.43%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.43%) LXC
16 7 (0.27%) Sendmail
17 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 302 (11.72%) Puppet
2 202 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (4.39%) Nagios
4 75 (2.91%) Vagrant
5 60 (2.33%) Cacti
6 52 (2.02%) Salt
7 45 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 29 (1.13%) Ansible
9 23 (0.89%) Capistrano
10 15 (0.58%) cPanel
11 11 (0.43%) Sysprep
11 11 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.39%) Munin
13 6 (0.23%) WSUS
13 6 (0.23%) Graphite
14 5 (0.19%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.19%) OpenView
14 5 (0.19%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (0.16%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 427 (16.58%) Zend
2 179 (6.95%) Red Hat
3 156 (6.06%) VMware
4 144 (5.59%) Oracle
5 135 (5.24%) Microsoft
6 76 (2.95%) Cisco
7 75 (2.91%) Google
8 73 (2.83%) Rackspace
9 71 (2.76%) Twitter
10 64 (2.48%) Facebook
11 56 (2.17%) Atlassian
12 44 (1.71%) IBM
13 35 (1.36%) Juniper
14 33 (1.28%) Adobe
15 32 (1.24%) HP
16 28 (1.09%) Siemens
17 17 (0.66%) Citrix
17 17 (0.66%) NetApp
18 16 (0.62%) F5
19 15 (0.58%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + parking,health,life, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 32k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago