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 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 215 177 200
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1565 1578 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.48% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 3.75% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1350 1520
Average salary £40,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014 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 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
England -27 1508 £42,500 +6.25% 182
London -3 683 £47,500 +5.55% 70
South East -5 382 £37,500 -6.25% 41
Yorkshire -62 134 £45,000 +28.57% 20
East of England +31 116 £37,000 -7.50% 10
West Yorkshire -42 108 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Hampshire +12 105 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Leeds -35 103 £50,000 +25.00% 12
City of London -38 89 £52,500 +16.66% 19
Berkshire -6 88 £40,000 - 9
South West -26 73 £35,000 +9.37% 14
Hertfordshire +29 56 £40,350 +0.87% 3
East Sussex -10 55 £30,000 - 5
East Midlands +7 53 £32,500 +18.18% 12
Brighton -11 49 £30,000 - 4
Southampton +21 46 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 44 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Surrey -51 43 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Milton Keynes +12 41 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Reading -9 36 £40,000 - 5
North West -50 36 £32,500 -2.98% 10
Oxfordshire +2 33 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -32 30 £28,500 -12.30% 4
Suffolk +20 29 £35,000 +84.21% 2
Wales +23 25 £33,000 +1.53%
Manchester -28 25 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Somerset -14 22 £37,500 +87.50% 3
South Wales +19 21 £33,000 +1.53%
Northamptonshire -7 19 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 18 £40,000 - 2

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2338 (76.76%) PHP
2 1995 (65.50%) MySQL
3 1537 (50.46%) Linux
4 1400 (45.96%) JavaScript
5 1330 (43.66%) HTML
6 1265 (41.53%) CSS
7 904 (29.68%) jQuery
8 888 (29.15%) Apache
9 708 (23.24%) OO
10 659 (21.63%) MVC
11 639 (20.98%) Git (software)
12 546 (17.93%) HTML5
13 491 (16.12%) E-Commerce
14 487 (15.99%) Java
15 485 (15.92%) Zend
16 481 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
17 478 (15.69%) Web Services
18 464 (15.23%) SQL
19 457 (15.00%) PHP5
20 453 (14.87%) Subversion
21 427 (14.02%) Open Source
22 416 (13.66%) OOP
23 413 (13.56%) Drupal
24 412 (13.53%) Ajax
25 392 (12.87%) CSS3
26 390 (12.80%) Windows
27 389 (12.77%) Python
28 384 (12.61%) XML
29 383 (12.57%) Web Development
30 378 (12.41%) Symfony

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 888 (29.15%) Apache
2 413 (13.56%) Drupal
3 322 (10.57%) CMS
4 250 (8.21%) WordPress
5 213 (6.99%) Tomcat
6 133 (4.37%) IIS
7 124 (4.07%) Node.js
8 114 (3.74%) nginx
9 67 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 60 (1.97%) Apache Solr
11 56 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 52 (1.71%) Joomla!
13 38 (1.25%) MS Exchange
14 36 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 34 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
16 33 (1.08%) Confluence
17 21 (0.69%) Moodle
17 21 (0.69%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.62%) SharePoint
19 17 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 89 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 75 (2.46%) Photoshop
3 35 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.69%) MS Office
4 21 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.066%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 163 (5.35%) Magento
2 8 (0.26%) Optimost
2 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.066%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.066%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.033%) Summit
7 1 (0.033%) RMDS
7 1 (0.033%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 200 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (5.09%) SaaS
3 58 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (1.77%) PaaS
5 41 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (1.05%) IaaS
8 31 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
9 28 (0.92%) GitHub
10 25 (0.82%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (0.46%) Joyent
14 11 (0.36%) Route 53
15 8 (0.26%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.098%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.098%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.098%) Heroku
16 3 (0.098%) Google Compute Engine
17 2 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (6.66%) Internet
2 188 (6.17%) DNS
3 133 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 132 (4.33%) HTTP
5 98 (3.22%) Firewall
6 79 (2.59%) VPN
7 75 (2.46%) SSL
8 68 (2.23%) SAN
9 57 (1.87%) LDAP
10 55 (1.81%) SSH
11 41 (1.35%) DHCP
11 41 (1.35%) Intranet
12 39 (1.28%) VoIP
13 38 (1.25%) WAN
14 37 (1.21%) SMTP
14 37 (1.21%) Network Security
15 34 (1.12%) VLAN
15 34 (1.12%) LAN
16 32 (1.05%) AMQP
17 23 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1995 (65.50%) MySQL
2 222 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 211 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 170 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 123 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 86 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (2.69%) Big Data
8 71 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 65 (2.13%) Redis
10 49 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 42 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 35 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (0.59%) Riak
14 16 (0.53%) CouchDB
14 16 (0.53%) SQLite
15 11 (0.36%) MS Access
15 11 (0.36%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.33%) QlikView
16 10 (0.33%) Pentaho
17 9 (0.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 639 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 453 (14.87%) Subversion
3 169 (5.55%) Jenkins
4 129 (4.24%) JIRA
5 126 (4.14%) PHPUnit
6 65 (2.13%) Selenium
7 32 (1.05%) Hudson
7 32 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 23 (0.76%) Grunt
9 22 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 18 (0.59%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.49%) Behat
12 13 (0.43%) JUnit
13 12 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.39%) Xdebug
14 10 (0.33%) CruiseControl
14 10 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 231 (7.58%) Marketing
2 170 (5.58%) Finance
3 118 (3.87%) Advertising
4 112 (3.68%) Retail
5 74 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.27%) Games
7 63 (2.07%) Banking
8 49 (1.61%) Publishing
9 40 (1.31%) Back Office
10 19 (0.62%) Legal
10 19 (0.62%) Billing
11 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.43%) Law
14 12 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.33%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.23%) Front Office
17 6 (0.20%) Automotive
17 6 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1814 (59.55%) Developer
2 1186 (38.94%) PHP Developer
3 435 (14.28%) Web Developer
4 370 (12.15%) Senior Developer
5 343 (11.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 270 (8.86%) Administrator
7 240 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
8 227 (7.45%) Senior PHP Developer
9 208 (6.83%) PHP Web Developer
10 185 (6.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 172 (5.65%) Linux Administrator
12 167 (5.48%) Architect
13 166 (5.45%) LAMP Developer
14 163 (5.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 124 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
16 123 (4.04%) Drupal Developer
17 119 (3.91%) Lead Developer
18 109 (3.58%) Junior
19 105 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
20 94 (3.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1330 (43.66%) HTML
2 1265 (41.53%) CSS
3 904 (29.68%) jQuery
4 546 (17.93%) HTML5
5 478 (15.69%) Web Services
6 412 (13.53%) Ajax
7 392 (12.87%) CSS3
8 384 (12.61%) XML
9 378 (12.41%) Symfony
10 222 (7.29%) JSON
11 218 (7.16%) .NET
12 193 (6.34%) XHTML
13 185 (6.07%) SOAP
14 164 (5.38%) Laravel
15 157 (5.15%) REST
16 151 (4.96%) CodeIgniter
17 144 (4.73%) RESTful
18 116 (3.81%) CakePHP
19 108 (3.55%) Zend Framework
20 98 (3.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 427 (14.02%) Open Source
2 175 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 148 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 114 (3.74%) Social Media
5 101 (3.32%) Clustering
6 78 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 51 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 49 (1.61%) Replication
9 35 (1.15%) RIA
10 32 (1.05%) Symmetrix
11 30 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 28 (0.92%) Taxonomies
13 27 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.82%) Kindle
15 24 (0.79%) W3C
16 23 (0.76%) E-Learning
17 17 (0.56%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.43%) Social Network
19 10 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1537 (50.46%) Linux
2 390 (12.80%) Windows
3 316 (10.37%) UNIX
4 176 (5.78%) CentOS
5 167 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 143 (4.69%) Apple iOS
7 131 (4.30%) Ubuntu
8 117 (3.84%) Android
9 93 (3.05%) Debian
10 90 (2.95%) Solaris
11 64 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (1.58%) Windows 7
13 40 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.92%) Fedora
15 28 (0.92%) Windows 8
16 22 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (0.59%) HPUX
18 17 (0.56%) SUSE
19 15 (0.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (23.24%) OO
2 659 (21.63%) MVC
3 491 (16.12%) E-Commerce
4 481 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 416 (13.66%) OOP
6 383 (12.57%) Web Development
7 352 (11.56%) OO PHP
8 334 (10.97%) DevOps
9 298 (9.78%) Scrum
10 269 (8.83%) TDD
11 255 (8.37%) Software Engineering
12 228 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
13 148 (4.86%) Configuration Management
14 141 (4.63%) ITIL
15 139 (4.56%) Content Management
16 137 (4.50%) Project Management
17 132 (4.33%) BDD
18 125 (4.10%) Unit Testing
19 122 (4.01%) Responsive Web Design
20 118 (3.87%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2338 (76.76%) PHP
2 1400 (45.96%) JavaScript
3 487 (15.99%) Java
4 464 (15.23%) SQL
5 457 (15.00%) PHP5
6 389 (12.77%) Python
7 338 (11.10%) Perl
8 301 (9.88%) Ruby
9 268 (8.80%) Bash Shell
10 128 (4.20%) C++
11 102 (3.35%) C#
12 81 (2.66%) Shell Script
13 67 (2.20%) C
14 44 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 24 (0.79%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.59%) PHP4
16 18 (0.59%) VB
17 16 (0.53%) ActionScript
18 13 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.39%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 373 (12.25%) Degree
2 45 (1.48%) RHCE
3 41 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (0.92%) MCSE
5 18 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (0.53%) ISEB
7 15 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (0.46%) CCNA
8 14 (0.46%) LPIC
8 14 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (0.46%) MCITP
8 14 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.33%) CEH
9 10 (0.33%) CISM
9 10 (0.33%) CISSP
10 9 (0.30%) HND
11 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.20%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.86%) QA
2 42 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 38 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.02%) SLA
5 6 (0.20%) WCAG
6 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.066%) COBIT
7 2 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 143 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 80 (2.63%) Xen
4 72 (2.36%) Varnish
5 59 (1.94%) KVM
6 43 (1.41%) Postfix
7 29 (0.95%) Sendmail
8 27 (0.89%) NFS
8 27 (0.89%) Snort
9 23 (0.76%) XenApp
10 18 (0.59%) XenServer
10 18 (0.59%) Hyper-V
10 18 (0.59%) vSphere
11 17 (0.56%) Samba
12 15 (0.49%) Shibboleth
13 10 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
15 8 (0.26%) GPFS
16 6 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 317 (10.41%) Puppet
2 230 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 140 (4.60%) Nagios
4 88 (2.89%) Cacti
5 53 (1.74%) Vagrant
6 40 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 30 (0.98%) Salt
8 22 (0.72%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.59%) Ansible
10 16 (0.53%) Opsview
11 15 (0.49%) Plesk
11 15 (0.49%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.39%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.33%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.30%) WSUS
15 8 (0.26%) Bcfg2
16 7 (0.23%) Icinga
16 7 (0.23%) Cobbler
17 6 (0.20%) Munin
17 6 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 485 (15.92%) Zend
2 262 (8.60%) Red Hat
3 256 (8.40%) VMware
4 180 (5.91%) Oracle
5 177 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 90 (2.95%) Google
7 89 (2.92%) Cisco
8 87 (2.86%) Rackspace
9 84 (2.76%) Facebook
10 64 (2.10%) EMC
11 46 (1.51%) Citrix
12 43 (1.41%) Twitter
13 37 (1.21%) F5
14 35 (1.15%) Adobe
15 31 (1.02%) HP
15 31 (1.02%) JBoss
16 23 (0.76%) IBM
17 18 (0.59%) Dell
17 18 (0.59%) BT
18 17 (0.56%) SAP
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum £40,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Harrison Clarke
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + great company, great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nuepc
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday