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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
Rank 273 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 932 1499 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.50% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 3.94% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1353 1385
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%

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
32787 37998 39195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.51% 38.06% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28313 32723 33794
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -49 876 £42,500 - 171
London -92 283 £55,000 +10.00% 71
South East -11 210 £45,000 +12.50% 27
North West -5 82 £35,000 - 16
South West -23 72 £35,000 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire -11 68 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Midlands -29 64 £37,500 - 15
Manchester -16 63 £35,000 - 9
Hampshire -29 62 £37,500 +11.94% 11
East Midlands +24 54 £40,000 +25.00% 9
City of London -8 48 £58,750 +23.68% 13
East of England -30 45 £30,000 -33.33% 11
Berkshire +42 40 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Yorkshire -15 35 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Reading +27 28 £61,250 +22.50%
Bristol -3 27 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +2 26 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Sussex +32 25 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 25 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Nottingham 0 25 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Leeds -13 25 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 23 £40,000 -0.62% 3
North Yorkshire +18 23 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Sussex +14 23 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Birmingham -51 23 £31,500 -21.25% 8
Surrey +11 22 £68,750 +37.50% 4
Brighton +9 22 £43,750 +45.83% 3
Southampton -15 21 £42,500 +16.43% 4
Warwickshire +35 20 £45,000 +40.62%
Cardiff +33 18 £35,000 -30.00% 2

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1567 (75.05%) PHP
2 1539 (73.71%) MySQL
3 1388 (66.48%) Linux
4 992 (47.51%) JavaScript
5 965 (46.22%) Apache
6 922 (44.16%) HTML
7 898 (43.01%) CSS
8 635 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
9 584 (27.97%) jQuery
10 531 (25.43%) Git (software)
11 491 (23.52%) Python
12 419 (20.07%) MVC
13 417 (19.97%) Web Development
14 393 (18.82%) Perl
15 385 (18.44%) Puppet
16 380 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
16 380 (18.20%) DevOps
17 365 (17.48%) HTML5
18 354 (16.95%) OOP
19 348 (16.67%) Java
20 334 (16.00%) OO
21 329 (15.76%) Bash Shell
22 313 (14.99%) AngularJS
23 310 (14.85%) E-Commerce
24 301 (14.42%) Web Services
25 299 (14.32%) Laravel
26 288 (13.79%) SQL
27 287 (13.75%) Windows
28 273 (13.07%) VMware
28 273 (13.07%) Symfony

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
1 965 (46.22%) Apache
2 202 (9.67%) nginx
3 195 (9.34%) Tomcat
4 157 (7.52%) WordPress
5 147 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
6 132 (6.32%) Drupal
7 109 (5.22%) CMS
8 105 (5.03%) JBoss
9 84 (4.02%) IIS
10 67 (3.21%) OpenStack
11 61 (2.92%) WebSphere
12 60 (2.87%) WebLogic
13 50 (2.39%) Apache Spark
14 42 (2.01%) Confluence
15 36 (1.72%) Apache Solr
16 35 (1.68%) Apache Pig
17 28 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 23 (1.10%) CloudStack
19 18 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (2.06%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.14%) InDesign
5 3 (0.14%) MS Office
6 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 104 (4.98%) Magento
2 21 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.34%) Shopify
5 2 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.096%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.048%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.048%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 380 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.55%) SaaS
3 74 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 36 (1.72%) IaaS
7 32 (1.53%) PaaS
8 29 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (1.25%) GitHub
9 26 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (0.91%) Office 365
11 16 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.53%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.48%) Route 53
16 7 (0.34%) Slack
17 6 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 193 (9.24%) TCP/IP
2 144 (6.90%) Firewall
3 143 (6.85%) DNS
4 107 (5.12%) HTTP
5 105 (5.03%) Internet
6 95 (4.55%) LDAP
7 76 (3.64%) SSL
8 53 (2.54%) DHCP
8 53 (2.54%) SAN
9 46 (2.20%) SMTP
10 42 (2.01%) SSH
11 38 (1.82%) NAS
12 36 (1.72%) ATM
13 33 (1.58%) FTP
14 28 (1.34%) Intranet
15 24 (1.15%) IMAP
15 24 (1.15%) POP3
16 22 (1.05%) WAN
17 21 (1.01%) VoIP
18 19 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1539 (73.71%) MySQL
2 262 (12.55%) MongoDB
3 167 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 160 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 150 (7.18%) SQL Server
6 111 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 101 (4.84%) Big Data
8 99 (4.74%) Hadoop
9 95 (4.55%) Redis
10 87 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 46 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.87%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.81%) MariaDB
16 15 (0.72%) HBase
17 14 (0.67%) Neo4j
18 11 (0.53%) GIS
19 10 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
20 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 531 (25.43%) Git (software)
2 231 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 203 (9.72%) Subversion
4 157 (7.52%) JIRA
5 90 (4.31%) PHPUnit
6 50 (2.39%) Vagrant
7 47 (2.25%) Selenium
8 46 (2.20%) Grunt
9 38 (1.82%) gulp
10 35 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 35 (1.68%) Redmine
11 34 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (1.39%) Maven
13 23 (1.10%) JUnit
14 20 (0.96%) Travis CI
15 19 (0.91%) GitLab
16 18 (0.86%) Mercurial
16 18 (0.86%) TeamCity
17 14 (0.67%) Ant
18 12 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 196 (9.39%) Finance
2 115 (5.51%) Marketing
3 89 (4.26%) Games
4 75 (3.59%) Retail
5 43 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 39 (1.87%) Law
7 35 (1.68%) Publishing
8 32 (1.53%) Advertising
9 26 (1.25%) Back Office
10 25 (1.20%) Banking
10 25 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.86%) French Language
13 14 (0.67%) Legal
14 10 (0.48%) German Language
14 10 (0.48%) Military
15 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.29%) Electronics
16 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1159 (55.51%) Developer
2 877 (42.00%) PHP Developer
3 250 (11.97%) Administrator
4 220 (10.54%) Systems Administrator
5 210 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
6 202 (9.67%) Web Developer
7 196 (9.39%) Linux Administrator
8 185 (8.86%) LAMP Developer
9 181 (8.67%) Senior Developer
10 172 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 157 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 141 (6.75%) Lead Developer
13 138 (6.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 133 (6.37%) Senior PHP Developer
15 128 (6.13%) MySQL Developer
16 127 (6.08%) PHP Web Developer
17 126 (6.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 120 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
19 115 (5.51%) Software Engineer
20 100 (4.79%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 922 (44.16%) HTML
2 898 (43.01%) CSS
3 584 (27.97%) jQuery
4 365 (17.48%) HTML5
5 313 (14.99%) AngularJS
6 301 (14.42%) Web Services
7 299 (14.32%) Laravel
8 273 (13.07%) Symfony
9 235 (11.25%) Node.js
10 213 (10.20%) LEMP Stack
11 198 (9.48%) XML
12 196 (9.39%) Ajax
13 179 (8.57%) CSS3
14 151 (7.23%) JSON
15 146 (6.99%) REST
16 142 (6.80%) .NET
17 137 (6.56%) SOAP
18 116 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
19 95 (4.55%) Sass
20 92 (4.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 75 (3.59%) User Experience
3 67 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 63 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (3.02%) iPad
5 54 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 53 (2.54%) Fintech
7 51 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 43 (2.06%) PKI
9 41 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 38 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.48%) Wiki
12 30 (1.44%) Clustering
13 23 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.96%) Replication
15 19 (0.91%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.81%) Online Games
16 17 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 16 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1388 (66.48%) Linux
2 287 (13.75%) Windows
3 200 (9.58%) CentOS
4 195 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 174 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 165 (7.90%) Unix
7 92 (4.41%) Debian
8 88 (4.21%) Windows Server
9 40 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 29 (1.39%) Android
11 28 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.29%) Solaris
13 22 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.77%) Fedora
16 12 (0.57%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.34%) SUSE
18 6 (0.29%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (20.07%) MVC
3 417 (19.97%) Web Development
4 380 (18.20%) DevOps
5 354 (16.95%) OOP
6 334 (16.00%) OO
7 310 (14.85%) E-Commerce
8 262 (12.55%) Software Engineering
9 255 (12.21%) Scrum
10 212 (10.15%) Open Source
11 191 (9.15%) TDD
12 182 (8.72%) Configuration Management
13 175 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
14 140 (6.70%) Unit Testing
15 133 (6.37%) OO PHP
16 110 (5.27%) High Availability
17 106 (5.08%) ITIL
18 104 (4.98%) Analytics
19 98 (4.69%) SDLC
20 83 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1567 (75.05%) PHP
2 992 (47.51%) JavaScript
3 491 (23.52%) Python
4 393 (18.82%) Perl
5 348 (16.67%) Java
6 329 (15.76%) Bash Shell
7 288 (13.79%) SQL
8 184 (8.81%) Ruby
9 108 (5.17%) C
10 104 (4.98%) PowerShell
11 95 (4.55%) C++
12 86 (4.12%) C#
13 70 (3.35%) Shell Script
14 66 (3.16%) PHP 5
15 32 (1.53%) PHP 7
16 24 (1.15%) Go
17 20 (0.96%) R
18 17 (0.81%) Scala
19 12 (0.57%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 239 (11.45%) Degree
2 68 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.54%) RHCE
4 37 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.39%) RHCSA
8 23 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.81%) CCNA
9 17 (0.81%) CCNP
10 10 (0.48%) MCSE
10 10 (0.48%) RHCA
11 8 (0.38%) GIAC
11 8 (0.38%) LPIC
11 8 (0.38%) SANS
12 7 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
12 7 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.02%) QA
2 27 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.81%) SLA
5 6 (0.29%) GCP
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.096%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.048%) WAI
8 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 188 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (6.61%) Docker
3 99 (4.74%) Varnish
4 60 (2.87%) Active Directory
5 58 (2.78%) vSphere
6 55 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 34 (1.63%) NFS
8 33 (1.58%) Xen
9 30 (1.44%) KVM
10 28 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (1.10%) vCloud
13 22 (1.05%) iptables
14 20 (0.96%) Postfix
14 20 (0.96%) Samba
15 18 (0.86%) Squid
16 17 (0.81%) XenServer
17 16 (0.77%) GlusterFS
17 16 (0.77%) VMware ESX
18 15 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 385 (18.44%) Puppet
2 234 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 211 (10.11%) Ansible
4 142 (6.80%) Nagios
5 56 (2.68%) Salt
6 36 (1.72%) HAProxy
7 30 (1.44%) Terraform
8 27 (1.29%) ZABBIX
9 26 (1.25%) OpenAM
10 25 (1.20%) Kubernetes
11 23 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (0.86%) Cobbler
13 17 (0.81%) logstash
13 17 (0.81%) Tivoli
14 16 (0.77%) Cacti
15 12 (0.57%) Ganglia
15 12 (0.57%) Graphite
15 12 (0.57%) Nmap
15 12 (0.57%) OpenView
15 12 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 273 (13.07%) VMware
2 239 (11.45%) Zend
3 234 (11.21%) Red Hat
4 198 (9.48%) Oracle
5 134 (6.42%) Microsoft
6 50 (2.39%) Cisco
7 47 (2.25%) Rackspace
8 45 (2.16%) Sun
9 35 (1.68%) Google
10 29 (1.39%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.34%) NetApp
12 24 (1.15%) Adobe
13 22 (1.05%) Splunk
14 19 (0.91%) HP
14 19 (0.91%) SaltStack
15 18 (0.86%) Twitter
16 17 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
16 17 (0.81%) Percona
17 16 (0.77%) New Relic
18 15 (0.72%) Veeam
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Up to £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi-working,pen,26 hols
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Free tech, pay reviews + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
E-Frontiers
Salary: Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago