The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 229 208 184
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1520 1485 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 3.33% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1340 1701
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -12 1451 £40,000 +11.11% 196
London +1 729 £45,000 +5.88% 91
South East -24 278 £37,500 +7.14% 28
City of London +13 138 £42,500 -10.52% 30
East of England +32 103 £35,000 -4.10% 9
South West -30 82 £32,500 -5.79% 28
Yorkshire -59 82 £35,000 +16.66% 17
North West -52 65 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Hampshire -1 64 £30,750 -6.81% 9
Berkshire +6 57 £45,000 - 5
Surrey -26 51 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Oxfordshire +6 47 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Midlands +10 45 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Leeds -39 44 £45,000 +50.00% 12
West Yorkshire -62 44 £45,000 +50.00% 15
East Midlands -12 43 £30,000 - 10
Hertfordshire +28 40 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Bristol +11 30 £32,250 +2.38% 2
Suffolk +13 29 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Reading +10 28 £52,500 +60.30% 4
Cheshire +8 28 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Manchester -49 28 £28,750 -8.73% 2
Oxford +11 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South Yorkshire -6 26 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Sheffield +5 25 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Warrington +5 25 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 24 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Somerset +3 22 £32,500 -40.90% 5
Scotland -4 22 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 20 £30,000 +8.10% 5

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2515 (80.40%) PHP
2 2033 (64.99%) MySQL
3 1667 (53.29%) HTML
4 1634 (52.24%) JavaScript
5 1536 (49.10%) CSS
6 1463 (46.77%) Linux
7 1000 (31.97%) jQuery
8 897 (28.68%) Apache
9 868 (27.75%) OO
10 832 (26.60%) MVC
11 697 (22.28%) Zend
12 692 (22.12%) OOP
13 655 (20.94%) HTML5
14 645 (20.62%) PHP5
15 588 (18.80%) E-Commerce
16 540 (17.26%) Git (software)
17 524 (16.75%) XML
18 480 (15.35%) CSS3
19 469 (14.99%) Ajax
20 463 (14.80%) Subversion
21 456 (14.58%) Drupal
22 454 (14.51%) Open Source
23 452 (14.45%) SQL
24 434 (13.87%) Web Services
25 414 (13.24%) Web Development
26 407 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
27 400 (12.79%) Symfony
28 376 (12.02%) Java
29 374 (11.96%) OO PHP
30 350 (11.19%) Perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 897 (28.68%) Apache
2 456 (14.58%) Drupal
3 348 (11.13%) CMS
4 202 (6.46%) WordPress
5 159 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 93 (2.97%) IIS
7 84 (2.69%) Node.js
8 80 (2.56%) nginx
9 62 (1.98%) Apache Solr
10 54 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (1.44%) Joomla!
12 42 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 40 (1.28%) Umbraco
14 36 (1.15%) Moodle
15 35 (1.12%) MS Exchange
16 32 (1.02%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.90%) Confluence
18 24 (0.77%) Alfresco
18 24 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
19 23 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 79 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 55 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 30 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.86%) MS Office
5 17 (0.54%) MS Project
6 15 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) Maya
8 3 (0.096%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 226 (7.23%) Magento
2 15 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.064%) CubeCart
9 1 (0.032%) RMDS
9 1 (0.032%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.032%) SyteLine
9 1 (0.032%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (4.16%) SaaS
3 81 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 57 (1.82%) PaaS
5 48 (1.53%) GitHub
6 34 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 23 (0.74%) Joyent
8 21 (0.67%) IaaS
9 18 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (0.38%) Trello
12 8 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.16%) Office 365
15 3 (0.096%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.064%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (6.91%) Internet
2 113 (3.61%) DNS
3 77 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 75 (2.40%) Firewall
5 71 (2.27%) HTTP
6 70 (2.24%) SAN
7 69 (2.21%) Intranet
8 50 (1.60%) LDAP
9 44 (1.41%) SSH
10 40 (1.28%) VoIP
11 38 (1.21%) VPN
12 33 (1.05%) SSL
13 26 (0.83%) Extranet
14 25 (0.80%) VLAN
15 23 (0.74%) SMTP
16 18 (0.58%) FTP
17 17 (0.54%) WAN
18 14 (0.45%) LAN
19 13 (0.42%) Broadband
19 13 (0.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2033 (64.99%) MySQL
2 262 (8.38%) MongoDB
3 203 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 184 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 126 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 113 (3.61%) Redis
7 85 (2.72%) Hadoop
8 83 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 58 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 49 (1.57%) Big Data
12 28 (0.90%) CouchDB
13 27 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (0.83%) MariaDB
15 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (0.48%) Pentaho
16 15 (0.48%) Riak
17 12 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 540 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 463 (14.80%) Subversion
3 129 (4.12%) PHPUnit
4 117 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 110 (3.52%) JIRA
6 60 (1.92%) Selenium
7 46 (1.47%) Bitbucket
8 35 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 27 (0.86%) Behat
10 26 (0.83%) NetBeans
10 26 (0.83%) PhpStorm
11 21 (0.67%) Hudson
11 21 (0.67%) PEAR
12 20 (0.64%) Zend Studio
13 19 (0.61%) NUnit
13 19 (0.61%) Maven
13 19 (0.61%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.51%) Firebug
15 15 (0.48%) JUnit
16 13 (0.42%) Xdebug
General
1 262 (8.38%) Marketing
2 202 (6.46%) Finance
3 145 (4.64%) Retail
4 84 (2.69%) Advertising
5 82 (2.62%) Games
6 70 (2.24%) Publishing
7 66 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.44%) Banking
9 38 (1.21%) Back Office
10 28 (0.90%) Billing
11 17 (0.54%) Law
12 13 (0.42%) Legal
13 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.26%) Automotive
15 8 (0.26%) Electronics
16 5 (0.16%) Front Office
16 5 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 2126 (67.97%) Developer
2 1392 (44.50%) PHP Developer
3 519 (16.59%) Web Developer
4 437 (13.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 341 (10.90%) Senior Developer
6 273 (8.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 243 (7.77%) Administrator
8 223 (7.13%) Systems Administrator
9 213 (6.81%) LAMP Developer
10 206 (6.59%) PHP Web Developer
10 206 (6.59%) Senior PHP Developer
11 152 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
12 149 (4.76%) Architect
13 143 (4.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 136 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
15 130 (4.16%) Lead Developer
16 112 (3.58%) Software Engineer
17 104 (3.32%) Software Developer
18 102 (3.26%) Junior
19 97 (3.10%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1667 (53.29%) HTML
2 1536 (49.10%) CSS
3 1000 (31.97%) jQuery
4 655 (20.94%) HTML5
5 524 (16.75%) XML
6 480 (15.35%) CSS3
7 469 (14.99%) Ajax
8 434 (13.87%) Web Services
9 400 (12.79%) Symfony
10 330 (10.55%) XHTML
11 274 (8.76%) JSON
12 257 (8.22%) .NET
13 250 (7.99%) SOAP
14 226 (7.23%) CodeIgniter
15 215 (6.87%) REST
16 152 (4.86%) CakePHP
17 130 (4.16%) Zend Framework
18 116 (3.71%) Yii
19 108 (3.45%) RESTful
20 99 (3.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 454 (14.51%) Open Source
2 169 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 166 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 86 (2.75%) Social Media
5 83 (2.65%) Digital Media
6 77 (2.46%) Clustering
7 54 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (1.31%) Replication
9 38 (1.21%) Taxonomies
10 32 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 20 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 20 (0.64%) W3C
12 16 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.48%) Physics
14 13 (0.42%) NHS
15 9 (0.29%) Psychology
15 9 (0.29%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.29%) Machine Learning
16 8 (0.26%) Statistics
16 8 (0.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1463 (46.77%) Linux
2 340 (10.87%) Windows
3 279 (8.92%) UNIX
4 176 (5.63%) CentOS
5 142 (4.54%) Apple iOS
6 139 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 122 (3.90%) Debian
8 113 (3.61%) Android
9 86 (2.75%) Ubuntu
10 53 (1.69%) Solaris
11 45 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 30 (0.96%) SUSE
15 21 (0.67%) Fedora
16 12 (0.38%) SELinux
17 9 (0.29%) AIX
17 9 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.26%) FreeBSD
19 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (27.75%) OO
2 832 (26.60%) MVC
3 692 (22.12%) OOP
4 588 (18.80%) E-Commerce
5 414 (13.24%) Web Development
6 407 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
7 374 (11.96%) OO PHP
8 344 (11.00%) Scrum
9 304 (9.72%) TDD
10 220 (7.03%) Software Engineering
11 182 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (5.24%) Content Management
13 161 (5.15%) Project Management
14 157 (5.02%) BDD
15 118 (3.77%) Web Design
15 118 (3.77%) Unit Testing
16 117 (3.74%) Configuration Management
17 105 (3.36%) ITIL
18 102 (3.26%) Responsive Web Design
19 94 (3.01%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2515 (80.40%) PHP
2 1634 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 645 (20.62%) PHP5
4 452 (14.45%) SQL
5 376 (12.02%) Java
6 350 (11.19%) Perl
7 291 (9.30%) Python
8 202 (6.46%) Bash Shell
9 179 (5.72%) Ruby
10 116 (3.71%) C#
11 84 (2.69%) C++
12 70 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 65 (2.08%) C
14 58 (1.85%) PHP4
15 54 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.25%) ActionScript
17 37 (1.18%) T-SQL
18 23 (0.74%) VB
18 23 (0.74%) Scala
18 23 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 329 (10.52%) Degree
2 37 (1.18%) RHCE
3 27 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.54%) PMP
6 16 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
8 13 (0.42%) LPIC
9 10 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.29%) PhD
11 8 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.26%) MCSE
12 7 (0.22%) ISEB
12 7 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.19%) VTSP
14 5 (0.16%) HND
15 4 (0.13%) MCITP
15 4 (0.13%) CIW
15 4 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.29%) QA
2 27 (0.86%) SLA
3 19 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.096%) WAI
6 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 86 (2.75%) Varnish
4 66 (2.11%) KVM
5 31 (0.99%) NFS
6 30 (0.96%) Xen
7 28 (0.90%) Sendmail
8 26 (0.83%) Postfix
9 16 (0.51%) vSphere
10 14 (0.45%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.45%) Samba
11 12 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.26%) XenServer
12 8 (0.26%) Squid
13 7 (0.22%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.16%) XenApp
15 4 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 277 (8.86%) Puppet
2 180 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (3.61%) Nagios
4 74 (2.37%) Cacti
5 70 (2.24%) Vagrant
6 34 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 25 (0.80%) Plesk
8 23 (0.74%) Munin
9 20 (0.64%) Capistrano
10 16 (0.51%) OpenView
11 14 (0.45%) Ganglia
12 13 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (0.38%) Cobbler
13 12 (0.38%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.35%) WSUS
14 11 (0.35%) Ansible
15 8 (0.26%) Bcfg2
16 7 (0.22%) Zenoss
16 7 (0.22%) YUM
16 7 (0.22%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 697 (22.28%) Zend
2 209 (6.68%) Oracle
3 194 (6.20%) Red Hat
4 159 (5.08%) VMware
5 137 (4.38%) Microsoft
6 110 (3.52%) Google
7 106 (3.39%) Facebook
8 73 (2.33%) Twitter
9 69 (2.21%) Rackspace
10 50 (1.60%) Cisco
11 39 (1.25%) Adobe
11 39 (1.25%) HP
11 39 (1.25%) EMC
12 38 (1.21%) JBoss
13 24 (0.77%) Citrix
14 23 (0.74%) Juniper
14 23 (0.74%) Splunk
15 22 (0.70%) Sun
15 22 (0.70%) SAP
16 21 (0.67%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent benefits - see list!
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago