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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 284 216 182
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -34
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1130 1552 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 3.53% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1386 1355
Average salary £42,500 £40,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -61 1092 £42,500 - 174
London -92 395 £47,500 - 65
South East -59 251 £42,500 +14.09% 22
Yorkshire +14 140 £45,000 - 26
West Yorkshire +20 131 £45,000 - 19
South West +23 125 £35,000 - 11
Leeds +9 98 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Hampshire -21 74 £42,500 +32.81% 4
City of London +7 71 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Berkshire -3 71 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Bristol +24 60 £35,000 +3.70% 1
North West +27 59 £34,000 +4.61% 14
East of England -64 48 £38,750 +4.02% 9
Manchester +20 44 £35,000 +16.66% 9
West Midlands +5 40 £30,000 +5.26% 13
Dorset +22 32 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Southampton -7 29 £37,500 +19.04% 2
East Midlands -24 29 £36,250 +11.53% 12
Reading -11 24 £40,000 - 5
Oxfordshire -7 22 £32,000 -8.57%
Brighton -7 21 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Sussex -15 21 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -34 21 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Milton Keynes -31 20 £42,500 - 2
Slough +1 18 £46,250 +2.77%
Surrey -22 17 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Basingstoke +26 16 £45,000 +50.00%
Essex 0 15 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Warwickshire +16 14 £27,500 -34.13% 2
Bournemouth +2 14 £37,500 - 3

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1787 (77.09%) PHP
2 1347 (58.11%) MySQL
3 1255 (54.14%) Linux
4 1246 (53.75%) JavaScript
5 1159 (50.00%) HTML
6 1068 (46.07%) CSS
7 733 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
8 711 (30.67%) Apache
9 699 (30.16%) Git (software)
10 683 (29.47%) jQuery
11 573 (24.72%) MVC
12 471 (20.32%) HTML5
13 441 (19.03%) OO
14 400 (17.26%) Java
15 398 (17.17%) Web Services
16 385 (16.61%) Zend
17 370 (15.96%) DevOps
18 354 (15.27%) SQL
19 345 (14.88%) OOP
20 339 (14.62%) Python
21 337 (14.54%) Symfony
22 328 (14.15%) Puppet
23 305 (13.16%) Drupal
24 304 (13.11%) Web Development
25 302 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
26 299 (12.90%) CSS3
27 294 (12.68%) E-Commerce
28 289 (12.47%) Open Source
29 279 (12.04%) Ajax
30 275 (11.86%) Continuous Integration

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 711 (30.67%) Apache
2 305 (13.16%) Drupal
3 207 (8.93%) CMS
3 207 (8.93%) WordPress
4 178 (7.68%) nginx
5 127 (5.48%) Node.js
6 104 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 76 (3.28%) Joomla!
8 64 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 55 (2.37%) Confluence
10 54 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (2.24%) Apache Solr
12 48 (2.07%) IIS
13 33 (1.42%) SharePoint
14 25 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.78%) SugarCRM
15 18 (0.78%) Moodle
16 17 (0.73%) MediaWiki
17 14 (0.60%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 40 (1.73%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.47%) MS Office
4 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.22%) MS Project
7 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.086%) Maya
8 2 (0.086%) Houdini
9 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 114 (4.92%) Magento
2 17 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.043%) Summit
5 1 (0.043%) RMDS
5 1 (0.043%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 302 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
3 70 (3.02%) SaaS
4 35 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.42%) PaaS
6 26 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.08%) Route 53
7 25 (1.08%) GitHub
8 20 (0.86%) IaaS
9 15 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (0.56%) Taleo
11 13 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.56%) Responsys
12 12 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.43%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.39%) Joyent
16 8 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
17 7 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 134 (5.78%) Firewall
2 127 (5.48%) DNS
3 93 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 81 (3.49%) Internet
5 72 (3.11%) VPN
5 72 (3.11%) HTTP
6 54 (2.33%) LAN
6 54 (2.33%) WAN
7 41 (1.77%) DHCP
8 39 (1.68%) SSH
9 36 (1.55%) LDAP
10 35 (1.51%) FTP
11 31 (1.34%) SMTP
11 31 (1.34%) IPsec
12 26 (1.12%) Network Security
13 24 (1.04%) SSL
14 21 (0.91%) VLAN
15 20 (0.86%) Intranet
16 18 (0.78%) SAN
16 18 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1347 (58.11%) MySQL
2 154 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 139 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 106 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 54 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 46 (1.98%) Redis
8 41 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 32 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 18 (0.78%) Big Data
11 18 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (0.56%) SQLite
12 13 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.52%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.35%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.35%) Ingres
15 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 699 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 248 (10.70%) Jenkins
3 229 (9.88%) Subversion
4 145 (6.26%) PHPUnit
5 130 (5.61%) JIRA
6 111 (4.79%) Selenium
7 71 (3.06%) Hudson
8 43 (1.86%) Grunt
9 35 (1.51%) Behat
10 33 (1.42%) gulp
11 28 (1.21%) WebDriver
12 25 (1.08%) Maven
13 24 (1.04%) JMeter
14 22 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.78%) Visual Studio
16 18 (0.78%) Bower
17 13 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 171 (7.38%) Finance
2 169 (7.29%) Marketing
3 95 (4.10%) Retail
4 76 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.72%) Games
6 39 (1.68%) Electronics
7 34 (1.47%) Advertising
8 28 (1.21%) Publishing
9 17 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.69%) Billing
11 11 (0.47%) French Language
11 11 (0.47%) Law
12 9 (0.39%) Legal
13 8 (0.35%) Back Office
13 8 (0.35%) German Language
13 8 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 8 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.30%) Banking
15 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1408 (60.74%) Developer
2 850 (36.67%) PHP Developer
3 339 (14.62%) Web Developer
4 260 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 200 (8.63%) Administrator
6 186 (8.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 181 (7.81%) PHP Web Developer
8 178 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 171 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
10 155 (6.69%) Senior PHP Developer
11 138 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
12 116 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 107 (4.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 106 (4.57%) Junior
15 91 (3.93%) Lead Developer
16 90 (3.88%) Junior Developer
17 87 (3.75%) Software Engineer
18 85 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 79 (3.41%) Drupal Developer
20 78 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1159 (50.00%) HTML
2 1068 (46.07%) CSS
3 683 (29.47%) jQuery
4 471 (20.32%) HTML5
5 398 (17.17%) Web Services
6 337 (14.54%) Symfony
7 299 (12.90%) CSS3
8 279 (12.04%) Ajax
9 250 (10.79%) Laravel
10 216 (9.32%) XML
11 196 (8.46%) .NET
12 190 (8.20%) REST
13 158 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 153 (6.60%) SOAP
15 149 (6.43%) JSON
16 119 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 103 (4.44%) Sass
18 100 (4.31%) CodeIgniter
19 99 (4.27%) RESTful
20 92 (3.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.64%) User Experience
2 138 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 130 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 113 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 47 (2.03%) Digital Media
7 37 (1.60%) W3C
8 36 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 23 (0.99%) Social Media
10 22 (0.95%) Replication
11 21 (0.91%) Wiki
12 20 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 20 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.82%) RIA
13 19 (0.82%) Statistics
14 18 (0.78%) Cryptography
14 18 (0.78%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.73%) Clustering
16 16 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1255 (54.14%) Linux
2 218 (9.40%) Windows
3 208 (8.97%) CentOS
4 133 (5.74%) UNIX
5 117 (5.05%) Android
6 111 (4.79%) Apple iOS
7 102 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 100 (4.31%) Ubuntu
9 73 (3.15%) Debian
10 31 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
13 27 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.47%) Fedora
16 7 (0.30%) Solaris
17 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.17%) SUSE
20 2 (0.086%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (24.72%) MVC
3 441 (19.03%) OO
4 370 (15.96%) DevOps
5 345 (14.88%) OOP
6 304 (13.11%) Web Development
7 294 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 289 (12.47%) Open Source
9 275 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 254 (10.96%) Scrum
11 232 (10.01%) TDD
12 221 (9.53%) Software Engineering
13 198 (8.54%) OO PHP
14 160 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 141 (6.08%) Project Management
16 118 (5.09%) Configuration Management
17 99 (4.27%) Mentoring
18 93 (4.01%) SOA
19 89 (3.84%) BDD
20 88 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1787 (77.09%) PHP
2 1246 (53.75%) JavaScript
3 400 (17.26%) Java
4 354 (15.27%) SQL
5 339 (14.62%) Python
6 249 (10.74%) Bash Shell
7 232 (10.01%) PHP5
8 214 (9.23%) Perl
9 200 (8.63%) Ruby
10 86 (3.71%) C++
11 84 (3.62%) C#
11 84 (3.62%) Shell Script
12 40 (1.73%) Objective-C
13 39 (1.68%) C
14 27 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.04%) Apple Swift
16 19 (0.82%) VB
17 12 (0.52%) VB6
18 11 (0.47%) VBA
18 11 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 245 (10.57%) Degree
2 44 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (1.81%) CCNA
4 9 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (0.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.35%) PMP
5 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.35%) CCNP
5 8 (0.35%) CCIE
6 6 (0.26%) RHCE
6 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.26%) MySQL Certification
7 5 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
7 5 (0.22%) RHCA
7 5 (0.22%) LPIC
7 5 (0.22%) MCSE
8 4 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.17%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.31%) QA
2 24 (1.04%) SLA
3 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.35%) WCAG
4 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 107 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (3.32%) Varnish
3 58 (2.50%) KVM
4 36 (1.55%) Docker
5 35 (1.51%) Active Directory
6 33 (1.42%) Xen
6 33 (1.42%) iptables
7 26 (1.12%) XenServer
8 24 (1.04%) Samba
8 24 (1.04%) Postfix
9 21 (0.91%) Hyper-V
10 16 (0.69%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.69%) vSphere
11 13 (0.56%) NFS
12 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.26%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.17%) Squid
16 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 328 (14.15%) Puppet
2 191 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (5.52%) Nagios
4 112 (4.83%) Ansible
5 76 (3.28%) Vagrant
6 53 (2.29%) Salt
7 46 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 43 (1.86%) Graphite
9 36 (1.55%) Cacti
10 19 (0.82%) Capistrano
10 19 (0.82%) cPanel
11 10 (0.43%) Rundeck
12 8 (0.35%) CA LISA
12 8 (0.35%) OpenView
13 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.30%) Sysprep
13 7 (0.30%) Ganglia
13 7 (0.30%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.30%) Opsview
13 7 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 385 (16.61%) Zend
2 183 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 175 (7.55%) VMware
4 118 (5.09%) Oracle
5 106 (4.57%) Microsoft
6 92 (3.97%) Google
7 69 (2.98%) Rackspace
8 55 (2.37%) Cisco
9 50 (2.16%) Facebook
10 36 (1.55%) Adobe
11 33 (1.42%) Twitter
12 27 (1.16%) IBM
13 26 (1.12%) Citrix
14 23 (0.99%) Sun
15 21 (0.91%) Atlassian
16 19 (0.82%) Splunk
17 18 (0.78%) EMC
18 17 (0.73%) CA
18 17 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
19 16 (0.69%) BMC
Isle of Man
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago