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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 220 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1486 1583 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.45% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 3.57% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1382 1327
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
42075 44365 45597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.99% 40.69% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35610 38400 40073
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -24 1434 £40,000 - 207
London +26 672 £47,500 +5.55% 73
South East -12 365 £40,000 - 50
City of London +32 111 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Yorkshire -78 104 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Hampshire +22 94 £33,750 -6.25% 14
East Midlands +41 76 £32,500 +8.33% 8
South West -20 76 £30,000 -11.11% 28
Berkshire +21 75 £47,750 +8.52% 2
West Yorkshire -50 73 £48,750 +21.87% 11
East of England -39 71 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Leeds -53 68 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Surrey -64 51 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +34 50 £40,000 +73.91% 9
Oxfordshire +12 45 £35,000 - 6
North West -61 43 £29,000 -13.43% 7
Southampton +18 42 £30,000 -27.27% 4
Milton Keynes +29 40 £41,500 +80.43% 6
East Sussex -14 40 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Maidenhead +7 36 £47,750 +8.52%
West Midlands -69 36 £32,500 - 2
Brighton -21 35 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire -2 30 £30,000 -45.45% 4
Leicestershire +33 29 £33,000 +20.00% 2
Bristol +9 26 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Slough +13 24 £47,000 -1.05%
Leatherhead - 24 £50,000 - 4
Suffolk +25 23 £35,000 +5.26% 3
Manchester -46 21 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Somerset +2 20 £31,250 +4.16% 6

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2343 (76.29%) PHP
2 1995 (64.96%) MySQL
3 1539 (50.11%) Linux
4 1409 (45.88%) JavaScript
5 1328 (43.24%) HTML
6 1255 (40.87%) CSS
7 924 (30.09%) jQuery
8 885 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
9 877 (28.56%) Apache
10 710 (23.12%) Git (software)
11 689 (22.44%) MVC
12 684 (22.27%) OO
13 576 (18.76%) HTML5
14 551 (17.94%) Web Services
14 551 (17.94%) Java
15 527 (17.16%) SQL
16 489 (15.92%) OOP
17 466 (15.17%) Zend
18 458 (14.91%) PHP5
19 442 (14.39%) Open Source
20 436 (14.20%) Subversion
21 435 (14.16%) E-Commerce
22 432 (14.07%) Python
23 417 (13.58%) Symfony
24 403 (13.12%) CSS3
25 390 (12.70%) Drupal
26 386 (12.57%) Ajax
27 361 (11.76%) DevOps
28 360 (11.72%) Degree
29 357 (11.62%) Web Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 877 (28.56%) Apache
2 390 (12.70%) Drupal
3 308 (10.03%) CMS
4 277 (9.02%) WordPress
5 199 (6.48%) Tomcat
6 141 (4.59%) Node.js
7 139 (4.53%) nginx
8 120 (3.91%) IIS
9 62 (2.02%) Joomla!
10 54 (1.76%) Apache Solr
11 49 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 46 (1.50%) Confluence
13 44 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 34 (1.11%) JBoss
15 33 (1.07%) MS Exchange
16 28 (0.91%) OpenStack
17 27 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
19 19 (0.62%) SharePoint
20 15 (0.49%) concrete5
Applications
1 83 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 67 (2.18%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.39%) MS Office
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.065%) MS Project
7 2 (0.065%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.065%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 164 (5.34%) Magento
2 6 (0.20%) Optimost
3 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.098%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.098%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.065%) Tridion
7 1 (0.033%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 255 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (4.79%) SaaS
3 51 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 44 (1.43%) GitHub
7 41 (1.34%) PaaS
8 37 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
9 33 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 31 (1.01%) IaaS
11 28 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
12 24 (0.78%) Google Apps
13 20 (0.65%) Route 53
14 7 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.23%) Joyent
15 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.13%) Trello
17 3 (0.098%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.098%) Heroku
18 2 (0.065%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 160 (5.21%) DNS
2 157 (5.11%) Internet
3 132 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 119 (3.87%) HTTP
5 91 (2.96%) Firewall
6 67 (2.18%) VPN
7 59 (1.92%) SSL
8 58 (1.89%) SSH
9 56 (1.82%) LDAP
10 46 (1.50%) Intranet
11 43 (1.40%) SAN
11 43 (1.40%) DHCP
12 35 (1.14%) VoIP
13 32 (1.04%) SMTP
14 31 (1.01%) WAN
15 28 (0.91%) Network Security
16 27 (0.88%) LAN
17 22 (0.72%) FTP
18 21 (0.68%) AMQP
18 21 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1995 (64.96%) MySQL
2 233 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 174 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 163 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 145 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 102 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (2.67%) Big Data
8 75 (2.44%) Redis
9 66 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 64 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 47 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
12 36 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (0.72%) CouchDB
14 20 (0.65%) Riak
15 14 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.46%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.42%) SQLite
17 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
19 9 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 710 (23.12%) Git (software)
2 436 (14.20%) Subversion
3 199 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 150 (4.88%) PHPUnit
5 145 (4.72%) JIRA
6 75 (2.44%) Selenium
7 46 (1.50%) Behat
8 44 (1.43%) Hudson
9 39 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 37 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 33 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 31 (1.01%) Grunt
13 27 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 23 (0.75%) PhpStorm
15 21 (0.68%) NetBeans
16 20 (0.65%) Visual Studio
17 19 (0.62%) JMeter
17 19 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (0.52%) Cucumber
19 14 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 271 (8.82%) Marketing
2 170 (5.54%) Finance
3 133 (4.33%) Advertising
4 99 (3.22%) Retail
5 68 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 58 (1.89%) Publishing
7 50 (1.63%) Banking
8 48 (1.56%) Games
9 30 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 28 (0.91%) Back Office
11 19 (0.62%) Legal
12 16 (0.52%) Automotive
13 13 (0.42%) Law
13 13 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.23%) Front Office
15 7 (0.23%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.16%) Billing
17 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1823 (59.36%) Developer
2 1183 (38.52%) PHP Developer
3 429 (13.97%) Web Developer
4 373 (12.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 336 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 311 (10.13%) Administrator
7 266 (8.66%) Systems Administrator
8 213 (6.94%) Senior PHP Developer
9 203 (6.61%) Linux Administrator
10 202 (6.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 194 (6.32%) LAMP Developer
12 182 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 176 (5.73%) PHP Web Developer
14 143 (4.66%) Architect
15 131 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
16 122 (3.97%) Junior
17 107 (3.48%) Junior Developer
18 106 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
19 97 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
20 95 (3.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1328 (43.24%) HTML
2 1255 (40.87%) CSS
3 924 (30.09%) jQuery
4 576 (18.76%) HTML5
5 551 (17.94%) Web Services
6 417 (13.58%) Symfony
7 403 (13.12%) CSS3
8 386 (12.57%) Ajax
9 350 (11.40%) XML
10 242 (7.88%) .NET
11 196 (6.38%) SOAP
12 178 (5.80%) XHTML
12 178 (5.80%) JSON
13 154 (5.01%) REST
14 149 (4.85%) RESTful
15 145 (4.72%) Laravel
15 145 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
16 112 (3.65%) CakePHP
17 108 (3.52%) AngularJS
18 107 (3.48%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 442 (14.39%) Open Source
2 167 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 135 (4.40%) User Experience
4 125 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 108 (3.52%) Social Media
6 91 (2.96%) Clustering
7 78 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (2.28%) Digital Media
9 41 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 39 (1.27%) W3C
11 37 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.11%) Replication
13 28 (0.91%) E-Learning
14 26 (0.85%) Kindle
15 25 (0.81%) RIA
16 22 (0.72%) Mathematics
17 21 (0.68%) Algorithms
17 21 (0.68%) Symmetrix
17 21 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1539 (50.11%) Linux
2 326 (10.62%) Windows
3 248 (8.08%) UNIX
4 205 (6.68%) CentOS
5 182 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (4.62%) Apple iOS
7 138 (4.49%) Ubuntu
8 126 (4.10%) Android
9 112 (3.65%) Debian
10 69 (2.25%) Solaris
11 61 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (1.63%) Windows 7
13 40 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (0.91%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.68%) Fedora
16 21 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (0.59%) SUSE
18 15 (0.49%) HPUX
19 12 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (22.44%) MVC
3 684 (22.27%) OO
4 489 (15.92%) OOP
5 435 (14.16%) E-Commerce
6 361 (11.76%) DevOps
7 357 (11.62%) Web Development
8 326 (10.62%) OO PHP
9 282 (9.18%) Scrum
10 273 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 261 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
12 244 (7.95%) TDD
13 153 (4.98%) Configuration Management
14 150 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 146 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 123 (4.01%) BDD
16 123 (4.01%) Content Management
17 118 (3.84%) Project Management
18 113 (3.68%) ITIL
19 109 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2343 (76.29%) PHP
2 1409 (45.88%) JavaScript
3 551 (17.94%) Java
4 527 (17.16%) SQL
5 458 (14.91%) PHP5
6 432 (14.07%) Python
7 347 (11.30%) Ruby
8 305 (9.93%) Perl
9 293 (9.54%) Bash Shell
10 122 (3.97%) C++
11 100 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 99 (3.22%) C#
13 65 (2.12%) C
14 29 (0.94%) Objective-C
15 19 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 18 (0.59%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.39%) ECMAScript
17 12 (0.39%) VB
18 9 (0.29%) PHP4
19 8 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 360 (11.72%) Degree
2 42 (1.37%) RHCE
3 33 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (0.72%) MCSE
5 21 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (0.65%) CCNA
6 20 (0.65%) ISEB
6 20 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.49%) LPIC
8 15 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.42%) CISSP
10 12 (0.39%) MCITP
11 10 (0.33%) CEH
11 10 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.33%) CISM
12 8 (0.26%) HND
13 7 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (5.44%) QA
2 35 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.78%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) WCAG
6 3 (0.098%) COBIT
7 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (2.67%) Xen
3 65 (2.12%) Varnish
3 65 (2.12%) KVM
4 54 (1.76%) Active Directory
5 48 (1.56%) Postfix
6 42 (1.37%) Snort
7 26 (0.85%) Docker
8 25 (0.81%) Sendmail
9 21 (0.68%) NFS
10 17 (0.55%) XenApp
11 15 (0.49%) XenServer
12 13 (0.42%) LXC
13 11 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
13 11 (0.36%) Hyper-V
13 11 (0.36%) Samba
14 10 (0.33%) Shibboleth
15 9 (0.29%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.26%) Firmware
17 6 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 355 (11.56%) Puppet
2 265 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (4.85%) Nagios
4 87 (2.83%) Cacti
5 77 (2.51%) Vagrant
6 42 (1.37%) ZABBIX
7 36 (1.17%) Salt
8 18 (0.59%) Ansible
8 18 (0.59%) Capistrano
9 10 (0.33%) Zenoss
9 10 (0.33%) Plesk
10 8 (0.26%) Munin
11 7 (0.23%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.23%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.20%) Opsview
13 5 (0.16%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.13%) Netcool
14 4 (0.13%) Icinga
15 3 (0.098%) logstash
Vendors
1 466 (15.17%) Zend
2 273 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 242 (7.88%) VMware
4 176 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 151 (4.92%) Oracle
6 95 (3.09%) Facebook
7 89 (2.90%) Google
8 84 (2.74%) Rackspace
9 75 (2.44%) Cisco
10 65 (2.12%) Twitter
11 40 (1.30%) Citrix
12 38 (1.24%) EMC
13 37 (1.20%) Adobe
14 31 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 27 (0.88%) F5
16 24 (0.78%) HP
17 23 (0.75%) IBM
18 16 (0.52%) Siemens
19 15 (0.49%) Akamai
20 14 (0.46%) Sitecore
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 21 days holiday + laptops + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday