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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 228 228 165
Rank change year-on-year
0 -63
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1412 1649 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.50% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 3.97% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1416 1919
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,650
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
38068 41565 45717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 37.75% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33087 35470 38904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -9 1354 £42,500 - 190
London +10 524 £55,000 +10.00% 69
South East +32 405 £42,500 - 44
Berkshire +26 133 £50,000 +11.73% 8
Hampshire +23 121 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Reading +33 99 £55,000 +22.90% 5
City of London +51 92 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West -33 91 £37,500 +7.14% 16
East of England +19 84 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands +11 77 £31,000 - 14
Yorkshire -55 72 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Surrey +46 61 £48,750 -2.50% 9
North West -31 61 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Birmingham +7 38 £31,500 +1.61% 2
East Midlands -1 38 £41,500 +18.57% 9
Manchester -28 37 £35,000 - 8
Southampton +6 34 £35,000 -22.22% 7
East Sussex -13 34 £40,000 - 2
Fareham +10 31 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire -81 30 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Dorset +10 28 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Lincolnshire +8 28 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Brighton -18 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bristol -27 26 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Leeds -42 25 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Hertfordshire +6 24 £37,500 -20.21% 5
Scotland -8 24 £35,000 - 1
Ipswich +17 23 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Suffolk +8 23 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead +4 23 £37,500 -11.76%

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2251 (77.30%) PHP
2 2088 (71.70%) MySQL
3 2002 (68.75%) Linux
4 1491 (51.20%) Apache
5 1397 (47.97%) JavaScript
6 1248 (42.86%) CSS
7 1243 (42.69%) HTML
8 892 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
9 864 (29.67%) jQuery
10 805 (27.64%) Git (software)
11 766 (26.30%) MVC
12 692 (23.76%) Python
13 690 (23.70%) Web Development
14 642 (22.05%) Puppet
15 615 (21.12%) Amazon AWS
16 597 (20.50%) OOP
17 549 (18.85%) DevOps
18 541 (18.58%) Perl
19 525 (18.03%) OO
20 487 (16.72%) Bash Shell
21 440 (15.11%) Java
22 427 (14.66%) E-Commerce
23 423 (14.53%) SQL
24 418 (14.35%) HTML5
25 417 (14.32%) Jenkins
26 400 (13.74%) Symfony
27 397 (13.63%) Red Hat
28 395 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
29 391 (13.43%) VMware
30 381 (13.08%) Laravel

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 1491 (51.20%) Apache
2 369 (12.67%) Tomcat
3 298 (10.23%) nginx
4 215 (7.38%) Drupal
5 169 (5.80%) CMS
6 163 (5.60%) JBoss
7 160 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
8 157 (5.39%) WordPress
9 119 (4.09%) WebSphere
10 109 (3.74%) WebLogic
11 106 (3.64%) OpenStack
12 98 (3.37%) IIS
13 81 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 70 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
15 42 (1.44%) Apache Spark
16 34 (1.17%) Confluence
17 30 (1.03%) Apache Solr
18 29 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (0.96%) CloudStack
20 23 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 93 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.034%) GIMP
7 1 (0.034%) MS Office
7 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 171 (5.87%) Magento
2 14 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.21%) Shopify
6 4 (0.14%) Apache OFBiz
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.069%) Line 500
8 2 (0.069%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.069%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.069%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.034%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 615 (21.12%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (5.77%) SaaS
3 105 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 78 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (2.09%) Amazon S3
6 57 (1.96%) GitHub
7 56 (1.92%) IaaS
8 50 (1.72%) PaaS
9 48 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 37 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (0.96%) CloudFront
12 26 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 23 (0.79%) SoftLayer
15 22 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.76%) Route 53
16 18 (0.62%) AdWords
16 18 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 262 (9.00%) DNS
2 191 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 188 (6.46%) HTTP
4 187 (6.42%) Firewall
5 171 (5.87%) LDAP
6 140 (4.81%) SAN
7 120 (4.12%) Internet
8 98 (3.37%) NAS
9 80 (2.75%) SSL
10 68 (2.34%) SMTP
11 56 (1.92%) SSH
12 55 (1.89%) DHCP
13 48 (1.65%) VPN
14 40 (1.37%) Intranet
15 37 (1.27%) VLAN
16 31 (1.06%) FTP
17 26 (0.89%) VoIP
18 23 (0.79%) SNMP
19 22 (0.76%) iSCSI
19 22 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2088 (71.70%) MySQL
2 274 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 220 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 176 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 137 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 115 (3.95%) Redis
7 108 (3.71%) NoSQL
8 100 (3.43%) RDBMS
9 82 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.03%) Big Data
11 47 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (1.41%) MariaDB
13 37 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (0.69%) SQLite
16 19 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.58%) CouchDB
18 16 (0.55%) Oracle Database
19 13 (0.45%) Couchbase
19 13 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 805 (27.64%) Git (software)
2 417 (14.32%) Jenkins
3 358 (12.29%) Subversion
4 147 (5.05%) PHPUnit
5 141 (4.84%) JIRA
6 93 (3.19%) Selenium
7 75 (2.58%) Vagrant
8 59 (2.03%) Maven
9 56 (1.92%) gulp
10 51 (1.75%) Mercurial
11 47 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 42 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 37 (1.27%) Ant
14 34 (1.17%) Bitbucket
14 34 (1.17%) Grunt
15 32 (1.10%) JUnit
16 28 (0.96%) Hudson
17 20 (0.69%) JMeter
18 19 (0.65%) Eclipse
19 16 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 306 (10.51%) Finance
2 252 (8.65%) Marketing
3 120 (4.12%) Law
4 92 (3.16%) Publishing
5 90 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 89 (3.06%) Games
7 69 (2.37%) Advertising
8 58 (1.99%) Retail
9 54 (1.85%) Banking
10 46 (1.58%) Back Office
11 35 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.86%) Electronics
13 14 (0.48%) French Language
14 13 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.41%) Legal
16 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.14%) German Language
18 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1662 (57.07%) Developer
2 1360 (46.70%) PHP Developer
3 336 (11.54%) Administrator
4 322 (11.06%) Web Developer
5 297 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
6 289 (9.92%) Linux Engineer
7 284 (9.75%) Linux Administrator
8 281 (9.65%) LAMP Developer
9 275 (9.44%) Senior Developer
10 249 (8.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 247 (8.48%) PHP Web Developer
12 240 (8.24%) Senior PHP Developer
13 238 (8.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 230 (7.90%) DevOps Engineer
15 193 (6.63%) MySQL Developer
16 191 (6.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 165 (5.67%) HTML Developer
18 163 (5.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 142 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
20 141 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1248 (42.86%) CSS
2 1243 (42.69%) HTML
3 864 (29.67%) jQuery
4 418 (14.35%) HTML5
5 400 (13.74%) Symfony
6 381 (13.08%) Laravel
7 379 (13.02%) Web Services
8 314 (10.78%) XML
9 293 (10.06%) CSS3
10 285 (9.79%) LEMP Stack
11 246 (8.45%) AngularJS
12 231 (7.93%) Ajax
13 220 (7.55%) REST
14 216 (7.42%) JSON
15 196 (6.73%) .NET
16 182 (6.25%) Node.js
17 159 (5.46%) CodeIgniter
18 152 (5.22%) SOAP
19 140 (4.81%) Sass
20 125 (4.29%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (5.98%) User Experience
2 169 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 121 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 86 (2.95%) iPad
6 72 (2.47%) Fintech
7 71 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 69 (2.37%) Clustering
9 42 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 30 (1.03%) Wiki
12 27 (0.93%) Replication
12 27 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 25 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 25 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 23 (0.79%) Digital Media
15 21 (0.72%) Smartphone
16 17 (0.58%) CMDB
16 17 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2002 (68.75%) Linux
2 347 (11.92%) Windows
3 323 (11.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 265 (9.10%) Unix
5 247 (8.48%) CentOS
6 182 (6.25%) Debian
7 172 (5.91%) Ubuntu
8 108 (3.71%) Windows Server
9 67 (2.30%) Solaris
10 52 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.55%) Android
12 33 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (0.96%) SUSE
14 26 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.45%) AIX
15 13 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.41%) Fedora
16 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.27%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (26.30%) MVC
3 690 (23.70%) Web Development
4 597 (20.50%) OOP
5 549 (18.85%) DevOps
6 525 (18.03%) OO
7 427 (14.66%) E-Commerce
8 306 (10.51%) Configuration Management
9 294 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
9 294 (10.10%) Open Source
10 290 (9.96%) Scrum
11 255 (8.76%) TDD
12 240 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 237 (8.14%) OO PHP
14 154 (5.29%) Front End Development
15 138 (4.74%) High Availability
16 136 (4.67%) Web Operations
17 134 (4.60%) Mentoring
18 109 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
19 106 (3.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2251 (77.30%) PHP
2 1397 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 692 (23.76%) Python
4 541 (18.58%) Perl
5 487 (16.72%) Bash Shell
6 440 (15.11%) Java
7 423 (14.53%) SQL
8 321 (11.02%) Ruby
9 226 (7.76%) PHP 5
10 153 (5.25%) Shell Script
11 140 (4.81%) PowerShell
12 105 (3.61%) C++
13 81 (2.78%) C
14 75 (2.58%) C#
15 45 (1.55%) Scala
16 37 (1.27%) PHP 7
17 28 (0.96%) Korn
18 19 (0.65%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.62%) PHP 4
20 17 (0.58%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 266 (9.13%) Degree
2 76 (2.61%) RHCE
3 56 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.89%) ISEB
6 23 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (0.72%) RHCSA
8 20 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.52%) RHCT
12 14 (0.48%) CISSP
13 13 (0.45%) CCNA
14 11 (0.38%) CISM
15 10 (0.34%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.31%) MCSE
17 7 (0.24%) CCNP
17 7 (0.24%) SANS
18 6 (0.21%) CEH
18 6 (0.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.54%) QA
2 22 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.41%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) DICOM
5 5 (0.17%) HL7
6 3 (0.10%) BS7799
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 252 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (4.91%) Docker
3 104 (3.57%) KVM
4 88 (3.02%) Varnish
5 84 (2.88%) Xen
6 77 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
7 72 (2.47%) Active Directory
8 65 (2.23%) Squid
9 53 (1.82%) NFS
10 47 (1.61%) vSphere
11 40 (1.37%) Postfix
12 36 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
14 33 (1.13%) VMware ESX
15 29 (1.00%) iptables
16 24 (0.82%) XenServer
17 22 (0.76%) Firmware
18 21 (0.72%) Hyper-V
18 21 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
19 20 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 642 (22.05%) Puppet
2 395 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
3 261 (8.96%) Ansible
4 245 (8.41%) Nagios
5 94 (3.23%) HAProxy
6 83 (2.85%) ZABBIX
7 70 (2.40%) Salt
8 69 (2.37%) OpenAM
9 54 (1.85%) Cacti
10 45 (1.55%) logstash
11 31 (1.06%) Graphite
12 29 (1.00%) Ganglia
13 26 (0.89%) Terraform
14 22 (0.76%) Cobbler
14 22 (0.76%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.72%) NetBackup
16 20 (0.69%) Kubernetes
16 20 (0.69%) Zenoss
17 18 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
18 17 (0.58%) Kibana
Vendors
1 397 (13.63%) Red Hat
2 391 (13.43%) VMware
3 360 (12.36%) Zend
4 291 (9.99%) Oracle
5 174 (5.98%) Microsoft
6 133 (4.57%) Google
7 109 (3.74%) Rackspace
8 106 (3.64%) Sun
9 75 (2.58%) Cisco
10 59 (2.03%) HP
11 45 (1.55%) Adobe
12 38 (1.30%) Splunk
13 34 (1.17%) Twitter
14 31 (1.06%) Facebook
15 29 (1.00%) New Relic
16 27 (0.93%) IBM
17 26 (0.89%) CA
18 22 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
18 22 (0.76%) Veritas
19 21 (0.72%) Percona
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Great benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £37,768 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Success Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Good Benefits & Excellent Progress
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday