The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 232 228 166
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -62
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1372 1581 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.44% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 3.84% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1365 1925
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
37855 41130 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 35110 38155
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 1318 £45,000 +5.88% 181
London +19 534 £55,000 +10.00% 62
South East +24 362 £42,500 - 45
Berkshire +12 127 £50,000 +11.73% 13
Hampshire +21 126 £40,000 -5.88% 17
South West -24 91 £40,000 +14.28% 14
City of London +53 90 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Reading +16 90 £55,000 +22.90% 8
West Midlands +25 84 £31,500 +1.61% 10
East of England +26 79 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North West -5 74 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Manchester -31 45 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Yorkshire -78 44 £35,000 -22.22% 13
East Midlands +10 41 £42,000 +20.00% 10
Southampton +1 41 £35,000 -9.67% 6
Surrey +38 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Birmingham +8 33 £31,500 -7.35% 3
Lincolnshire +11 27 £45,000 - 3
Maidenhead +7 27 £39,500 +19.69% 1
East Sussex -6 27 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Fareham +13 26 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Dorset +10 26 £27,500 -21.42% 8
Hertfordshire +11 24 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Scotland +5 24 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire +41 21 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Brighton -8 21 £35,000 -12.50%
Lincoln - 21 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire 0 20 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Bristol -34 20 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Bournemouth +19 19 £32,500 -13.33% 7

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2185 (77.79%) PHP
2 1990 (70.84%) MySQL
3 1899 (67.60%) Linux
4 1394 (49.63%) Apache
5 1306 (46.49%) JavaScript
6 1168 (41.58%) CSS
7 1163 (41.40%) HTML
8 840 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
9 836 (29.76%) jQuery
10 749 (26.66%) Git (software)
11 726 (25.85%) MVC
12 685 (24.39%) Python
13 624 (22.21%) Web Development
13 624 (22.21%) Puppet
14 609 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
15 563 (20.04%) DevOps
16 548 (19.51%) Perl
17 542 (19.30%) OOP
18 484 (17.23%) Bash Shell
19 475 (16.91%) OO
20 434 (15.45%) Java
21 422 (15.02%) E-Commerce
22 415 (14.77%) Jenkins
23 407 (14.49%) Laravel
24 399 (14.20%) HTML5
25 395 (14.06%) SQL
26 394 (14.03%) VMware
27 388 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
28 387 (13.78%) Red Hat
29 372 (13.24%) Web Services

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1394 (49.63%) Apache
2 341 (12.14%) Tomcat
3 276 (9.83%) nginx
4 189 (6.73%) Drupal
5 162 (5.77%) CMS
5 162 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
6 157 (5.59%) JBoss
7 154 (5.48%) WordPress
8 117 (4.17%) WebSphere
9 112 (3.99%) WebLogic
10 100 (3.56%) OpenStack
11 95 (3.38%) IIS
12 82 (2.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 72 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.42%) Apache Spark
15 36 (1.28%) Apache Solr
15 36 (1.28%) Confluence
16 26 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
17 25 (0.89%) CloudStack
18 24 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 79 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.036%) GIMP
6 1 (0.036%) InDesign
6 1 (0.036%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 154 (5.48%) Magento
2 14 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.21%) Shopify
4 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.14%) Apache OFBiz
5 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.071%) Line 500
7 2 (0.071%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.071%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.071%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.036%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 609 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (5.73%) SaaS
3 92 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
4 80 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 59 (2.10%) Amazon S3
6 58 (2.06%) IaaS
7 46 (1.64%) GitHub
7 46 (1.64%) PaaS
8 43 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 36 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 23 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
12 23 (0.82%) SoftLayer
13 22 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (0.78%) Route 53
14 19 (0.68%) AdWords
15 18 (0.64%) CloudFront
15 18 (0.64%) Google Analytics
16 17 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 231 (8.22%) DNS
2 198 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 193 (6.87%) HTTP
4 185 (6.59%) Firewall
5 159 (5.66%) LDAP
6 124 (4.41%) SAN
7 115 (4.09%) Internet
8 90 (3.20%) NAS
9 85 (3.03%) SSL
10 66 (2.35%) SSH
11 64 (2.28%) SMTP
12 47 (1.67%) VPN
13 46 (1.64%) Intranet
14 41 (1.46%) DHCP
14 41 (1.46%) FTP
15 25 (0.89%) VoIP
16 22 (0.78%) VLAN
17 18 (0.64%) Kerberos
17 18 (0.64%) WAN
18 16 (0.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1990 (70.84%) MySQL
2 266 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 239 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 184 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 150 (5.34%) NoSQL
6 139 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 116 (4.13%) Redis
8 109 (3.88%) RDBMS
9 87 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 61 (2.17%) Big Data
11 54 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
13 34 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 22 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 17 (0.61%) HBase
15 17 (0.61%) SQLite
16 16 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (0.53%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.43%) Couchbase
18 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 749 (26.66%) Git (software)
2 415 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 340 (12.10%) Subversion
4 150 (5.34%) JIRA
5 137 (4.88%) PHPUnit
6 93 (3.31%) Selenium
7 66 (2.35%) Vagrant
8 60 (2.14%) gulp
9 56 (1.99%) Maven
10 46 (1.64%) Mercurial
11 45 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 40 (1.42%) Bitbucket
13 39 (1.39%) TeamCity
14 37 (1.32%) Grunt
15 32 (1.14%) Ant
16 31 (1.10%) JUnit
17 20 (0.71%) Hudson
18 19 (0.68%) Bower
19 16 (0.57%) Eclipse
20 14 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 284 (10.11%) Finance
2 219 (7.80%) Marketing
3 131 (4.66%) Law
4 111 (3.95%) Games
5 89 (3.17%) Publishing
6 84 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.56%) Advertising
8 58 (2.06%) Retail
9 49 (1.74%) Banking
10 46 (1.64%) Back Office
11 39 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.93%) Electronics
13 17 (0.61%) French Language
14 14 (0.50%) Legal
14 14 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.14%) Automotive
16 4 (0.14%) Billing
16 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1601 (57.00%) Developer
2 1307 (46.53%) PHP Developer
3 315 (11.21%) Administrator
4 303 (10.79%) Web Developer
5 285 (10.15%) Linux Engineer
6 284 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
7 273 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
8 269 (9.58%) LAMP Developer
9 247 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 241 (8.58%) Senior Developer
11 239 (8.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 226 (8.05%) PHP Web Developer
13 221 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 212 (7.55%) Senior PHP Developer
15 193 (6.87%) MySQL Developer
16 192 (6.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 158 (5.62%) HTML Developer
18 150 (5.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 137 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
20 132 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1168 (41.58%) CSS
2 1163 (41.40%) HTML
3 836 (29.76%) jQuery
4 407 (14.49%) Laravel
5 399 (14.20%) HTML5
6 372 (13.24%) Web Services
7 362 (12.89%) Symfony
8 281 (10.00%) XML
9 269 (9.58%) CSS3
10 262 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
11 252 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 223 (7.94%) Ajax
13 206 (7.33%) REST
14 203 (7.23%) JSON
15 201 (7.16%) Node.js
16 197 (7.01%) .NET
17 168 (5.98%) CodeIgniter
18 138 (4.91%) Sass
19 131 (4.66%) SOAP
20 128 (4.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 141 (5.02%) Computer Science
2 137 (4.88%) User Experience
3 116 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (2.81%) iPad
5 77 (2.74%) Fintech
6 70 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 70 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 55 (1.96%) Clustering
8 48 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 36 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.25%) Visualisation
11 32 (1.14%) Wiki
12 25 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 24 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 24 (0.85%) Replication
14 23 (0.82%) PKI
15 22 (0.78%) Digital Media
16 21 (0.75%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.71%) Public Cloud
18 18 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1899 (67.60%) Linux
2 339 (12.07%) Windows
3 279 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 257 (9.15%) Unix
5 236 (8.40%) CentOS
6 165 (5.87%) Debian
7 155 (5.52%) Ubuntu
8 101 (3.60%) Windows Server
9 67 (2.39%) Solaris
10 40 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.21%) Android
12 24 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (0.78%) SUSE
15 19 (0.68%) Fedora
16 15 (0.53%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.43%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.36%) AIX
18 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 726 (25.85%) MVC
3 624 (22.21%) Web Development
4 563 (20.04%) DevOps
5 542 (19.30%) OOP
6 475 (16.91%) OO
7 422 (15.02%) E-Commerce
8 304 (10.82%) Configuration Management
9 300 (10.68%) Scrum
10 294 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 262 (9.33%) TDD
12 260 (9.26%) Open Source
13 238 (8.47%) Software Engineering
14 211 (7.51%) OO PHP
15 155 (5.52%) Front End Development
15 155 (5.52%) Web Operations
16 136 (4.84%) Mentoring
17 122 (4.34%) High Availability
18 109 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2185 (77.79%) PHP
2 1306 (46.49%) JavaScript
3 685 (24.39%) Python
4 548 (19.51%) Perl
5 484 (17.23%) Bash Shell
6 434 (15.45%) Java
7 395 (14.06%) SQL
8 302 (10.75%) Ruby
9 201 (7.16%) PHP 5
10 159 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 126 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 120 (4.27%) C++
13 90 (3.20%) C
14 78 (2.78%) C#
15 49 (1.74%) Scala
16 31 (1.10%) PHP 7
17 26 (0.93%) Korn
18 23 (0.82%) Go
19 20 (0.71%) PHP 4
20 19 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 258 (9.18%) Degree
2 81 (2.88%) RHCE
3 67 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.17%) RHCSA
6 32 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (0.75%) ISEB
8 19 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.53%) CISSP
11 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.39%) CCNP
12 11 (0.39%) CISM
13 9 (0.32%) SANS
14 8 (0.28%) CCNA
14 8 (0.28%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.25%) CEH
15 7 (0.25%) MCSE
15 7 (0.25%) RHCT
16 6 (0.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.63%) QA
2 22 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.071%) DICOM
5 2 (0.071%) HL7
6 1 (0.036%) BS7799
6 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 245 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (5.80%) Docker
3 92 (3.28%) Varnish
4 88 (3.13%) KVM
5 79 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
6 73 (2.60%) Active Directory
7 66 (2.35%) Xen
8 47 (1.67%) Squid
9 44 (1.57%) vSphere
10 42 (1.50%) NFS
11 41 (1.46%) Postfix
12 34 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
13 33 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (1.03%) VMware ESX
15 26 (0.93%) iptables
16 25 (0.89%) Samba
17 23 (0.82%) Hyper-V
18 22 (0.78%) XenServer
19 20 (0.71%) Firmware
20 18 (0.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 624 (22.21%) Puppet
2 388 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (9.43%) Ansible
4 240 (8.54%) Nagios
5 94 (3.35%) HAProxy
6 76 (2.71%) ZABBIX
7 71 (2.53%) OpenAM
8 69 (2.46%) Salt
9 56 (1.99%) Cacti
10 44 (1.57%) logstash
11 27 (0.96%) Ganglia
11 27 (0.96%) Terraform
12 24 (0.85%) Graphite
12 24 (0.85%) Kubernetes
13 20 (0.71%) Cobbler
13 20 (0.71%) Tivoli
14 19 (0.68%) NetBackup
15 18 (0.64%) Kibana
16 17 (0.61%) OpenView
17 16 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 394 (14.03%) VMware
2 387 (13.78%) Red Hat
3 354 (12.60%) Zend
4 286 (10.18%) Oracle
5 160 (5.70%) Microsoft
6 132 (4.70%) Rackspace
7 120 (4.27%) Google
8 107 (3.81%) Sun
9 74 (2.63%) Cisco
10 52 (1.85%) HP
11 45 (1.60%) Adobe
12 42 (1.50%) Splunk
13 30 (1.07%) Facebook
14 28 (1.00%) PayPal
15 27 (0.96%) Twitter
16 26 (0.93%) CA
16 26 (0.93%) New Relic
17 21 (0.75%) SaltStack
18 20 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
19 19 (0.68%) Veritas
West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Potential equity, Free laptop
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mitcham, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago