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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 251 232 173
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -59
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1248 1510 2071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.38% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 3.65% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 1322 1859
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
36555 41395 43498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 37.74% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31669 35523 36569
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 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 September 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 -17 1197 £45,000 +5.88% 186
London +17 505 £55,000 +10.00% 49
South East +17 303 £44,500 +11.25% 52
Hampshire +63 130 £42,500 +10.38% 20
West Midlands +30 94 £35,000 +15.70% 20
Berkshire -8 90 £52,500 +17.31% 13
South West -22 81 £42,500 +21.42% 11
City of London +53 74 £55,000 +10.00% 11
North West +18 73 £40,000 +14.28% 18
East of England +9 68 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Reading -3 66 £56,250 +25.69% 7
Manchester -10 50 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Southampton +31 47 £38,500 +5.47% 6
Warwickshire +21 38 £38,750 +40.90% 2
Yorkshire -100 36 £37,500 -16.66% 16
Surrey +16 27 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Birmingham +3 26 £33,250 -2.20% 6
East Midlands 0 26 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Dorset +1 23 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Fareham +17 22 £41,250 -38.88% 2
Scotland +13 22 £35,000 +2.18% 4
Hertfordshire +12 22 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Gloucestershire -5 22 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Cheshire +41 21 £42,500 +54.54%
West Yorkshire -91 21 £38,000 -15.55% 9
Cambridgeshire +18 20 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Bournemouth +17 20 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Cambridge +28 19 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Maidenhead +11 19 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Portsmouth +26 18 £50,000 +29.87% 2

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2055 (77.28%) PHP
2 1855 (69.76%) MySQL
3 1796 (67.54%) Linux
4 1301 (48.93%) Apache
5 1204 (45.28%) JavaScript
6 1071 (40.28%) HTML
7 1069 (40.20%) CSS
8 780 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
9 776 (29.18%) jQuery
10 704 (26.48%) Git (software)
11 661 (24.86%) MVC
12 638 (23.99%) Python
13 599 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
13 599 (22.53%) Puppet
14 541 (20.35%) Web Development
15 540 (20.31%) DevOps
16 517 (19.44%) Perl
17 494 (18.58%) OOP
18 488 (18.35%) Bash Shell
19 450 (16.92%) OO
20 403 (15.16%) Laravel
20 403 (15.16%) Jenkins
21 402 (15.12%) Java
22 397 (14.93%) VMware
23 395 (14.86%) E-Commerce
24 394 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
25 384 (14.44%) SQL
26 380 (14.29%) HTML5
27 377 (14.18%) Web Services
28 373 (14.03%) Red Hat

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 1301 (48.93%) Apache
2 292 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 280 (10.53%) nginx
4 162 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
5 155 (5.83%) Drupal
6 146 (5.49%) CMS
7 143 (5.38%) JBoss
8 142 (5.34%) WordPress
9 113 (4.25%) WebLogic
10 106 (3.99%) WebSphere
11 95 (3.57%) OpenStack
12 88 (3.31%) IIS
13 69 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 65 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
15 38 (1.43%) Apache Solr
16 36 (1.35%) Apache Spark
17 35 (1.32%) Confluence
18 26 (0.98%) CloudStack
19 25 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
20 20 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 61 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.11%) InDesign
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.038%) GIMP
7 1 (0.038%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 137 (5.15%) Magento
2 12 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.38%) Shopify
4 4 (0.15%) Apache OFBiz
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.075%) Line 500
6 2 (0.075%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.038%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 599 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (5.42%) SaaS
3 85 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
4 81 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (1.84%) Amazon S3
6 45 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 44 (1.65%) IaaS
8 38 (1.43%) PaaS
9 37 (1.39%) GitHub
10 34 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
13 20 (0.75%) Office 365
14 18 (0.68%) AdWords
14 18 (0.68%) Google Analytics
14 18 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
14 18 (0.68%) SoftLayer
15 17 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 211 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 207 (7.78%) DNS
3 180 (6.77%) Firewall
4 176 (6.62%) HTTP
5 143 (5.38%) LDAP
6 116 (4.36%) Internet
7 112 (4.21%) SAN
8 88 (3.31%) SSL
9 77 (2.90%) NAS
10 70 (2.63%) SSH
11 63 (2.37%) SMTP
12 49 (1.84%) FTP
13 46 (1.73%) VPN
14 45 (1.69%) Intranet
15 38 (1.43%) DHCP
16 26 (0.98%) WAN
17 25 (0.94%) VoIP
18 23 (0.86%) VLAN
19 20 (0.75%) LAN
20 18 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1855 (69.76%) MySQL
2 252 (9.48%) MongoDB
3 236 (8.88%) SQL Server
4 182 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 175 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 138 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
7 107 (4.02%) RDBMS
8 104 (3.91%) Redis
9 88 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 62 (2.33%) Big Data
11 58 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (1.13%) MariaDB
14 18 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (0.60%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.53%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.53%) HBase
16 14 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
17 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 704 (26.48%) Git (software)
2 403 (15.16%) Jenkins
3 339 (12.75%) Subversion
4 149 (5.60%) JIRA
5 147 (5.53%) PHPUnit
6 80 (3.01%) Selenium
7 63 (2.37%) gulp
8 57 (2.14%) Vagrant
9 47 (1.77%) Maven
10 43 (1.62%) Bitbucket
11 41 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 40 (1.50%) Grunt
13 37 (1.39%) Mercurial
13 37 (1.39%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.02%) Ant
15 24 (0.90%) JUnit
16 19 (0.71%) Bower
17 14 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
18 12 (0.45%) Jasmine
19 11 (0.41%) GitLab
General
1 256 (9.63%) Finance
2 171 (6.43%) Marketing
3 131 (4.93%) Law
4 112 (4.21%) Games
5 80 (3.01%) Publishing
6 76 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 57 (2.14%) Advertising
7 57 (2.14%) Retail
8 52 (1.96%) Banking
9 47 (1.77%) Back Office
10 37 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.86%) Electronics
12 22 (0.83%) French Language
13 19 (0.71%) Legal
14 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.19%) German Language
17 4 (0.15%) Automotive
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1489 (56.00%) Developer
2 1210 (45.51%) PHP Developer
3 311 (11.70%) Administrator
4 279 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
5 273 (10.27%) Systems Administrator
6 264 (9.93%) Linux Administrator
7 261 (9.82%) Web Developer
8 247 (9.29%) LAMP Developer
9 235 (8.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 228 (8.57%) Senior Developer
11 226 (8.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 203 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
13 194 (7.30%) PHP Web Developer
14 192 (7.22%) Senior PHP Developer
15 172 (6.47%) MySQL Developer
16 171 (6.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 158 (5.94%) HTML Developer
18 138 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
19 137 (5.15%) HTML CSS Developer
20 135 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1071 (40.28%) HTML
2 1069 (40.20%) CSS
3 776 (29.18%) jQuery
4 403 (15.16%) Laravel
5 380 (14.29%) HTML5
6 377 (14.18%) Web Services
7 341 (12.82%) Symfony
8 267 (10.04%) LEMP Stack
9 259 (9.74%) AngularJS
10 249 (9.36%) CSS3
11 245 (9.21%) XML
12 214 (8.05%) Node.js
13 205 (7.71%) Ajax
14 199 (7.48%) REST
15 194 (7.30%) JSON
16 174 (6.54%) CodeIgniter
17 172 (6.47%) .NET
18 134 (5.04%) SOAP
19 124 (4.66%) Sass
20 122 (4.59%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (4.74%) User Experience
2 122 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 106 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (3.05%) Fintech
5 66 (2.48%) iPad
6 65 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 65 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 56 (2.11%) Clustering
8 51 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 46 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 26 (0.98%) PKI
11 26 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 26 (0.98%) Wiki
12 23 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 20 (0.75%) Management Information System
14 19 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.71%) Replication
15 17 (0.64%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1796 (67.54%) Linux
2 353 (13.28%) Windows
3 268 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 258 (9.70%) CentOS
5 244 (9.18%) Unix
6 162 (6.09%) Ubuntu
7 158 (5.94%) Debian
8 107 (4.02%) Windows Server
9 65 (2.44%) Solaris
10 32 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.05%) Android
11 28 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.94%) Fedora
12 25 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.53%) SUSE
15 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.34%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (24.86%) MVC
3 541 (20.35%) Web Development
4 540 (20.31%) DevOps
5 494 (18.58%) OOP
6 450 (16.92%) OO
7 395 (14.86%) E-Commerce
8 309 (11.62%) Scrum
9 296 (11.13%) Configuration Management
10 292 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
11 253 (9.51%) TDD
12 224 (8.42%) Software Engineering
13 217 (8.16%) Open Source
14 195 (7.33%) OO PHP
15 156 (5.87%) Web Operations
16 153 (5.75%) Front End Development
17 130 (4.89%) Mentoring
18 124 (4.66%) Unit Testing
19 115 (4.32%) High Availability
19 115 (4.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2055 (77.28%) PHP
2 1204 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 638 (23.99%) Python
4 517 (19.44%) Perl
5 488 (18.35%) Bash Shell
6 402 (15.12%) Java
7 384 (14.44%) SQL
8 278 (10.46%) Ruby
9 165 (6.21%) PHP 5
10 149 (5.60%) PowerShell
11 114 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 113 (4.25%) C++
13 96 (3.61%) C
14 71 (2.67%) C#
15 49 (1.84%) Scala
16 25 (0.94%) Go
16 25 (0.94%) PHP 7
17 21 (0.79%) Korn
18 16 (0.60%) ActionScript
18 16 (0.60%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 245 (9.21%) Degree
2 92 (3.46%) RHCE
3 68 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.69%) RHCSA
5 42 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 38 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (0.83%) CCNP
9 17 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.60%) CISSP
10 16 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.56%) ISEB
12 11 (0.41%) CISM
13 10 (0.38%) SANS
14 9 (0.34%) CCNA
14 9 (0.34%) LPIC
15 8 (0.30%) MCSE
16 7 (0.26%) CEH
17 6 (0.23%) RHCA
17 6 (0.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.57%) QA
2 20 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.49%) SLA
5 2 (0.075%) GCP
6 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 241 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (6.32%) Docker
3 95 (3.57%) Varnish
4 78 (2.93%) Active Directory
5 74 (2.78%) KVM
6 68 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
7 55 (2.07%) Xen
8 48 (1.81%) NFS
8 48 (1.81%) vSphere
9 40 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 38 (1.43%) VMware ESX
11 37 (1.39%) Postfix
12 33 (1.24%) Squid
13 30 (1.13%) Hyper-V
14 29 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
15 27 (1.02%) Samba
16 23 (0.86%) iptables
17 22 (0.83%) Sendmail
17 22 (0.83%) XenServer
18 21 (0.79%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 599 (22.53%) Puppet
2 394 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
3 268 (10.08%) Ansible
4 214 (8.05%) Nagios
5 84 (3.16%) HAProxy
6 68 (2.56%) Salt
7 63 (2.37%) OpenAM
7 63 (2.37%) ZABBIX
8 53 (1.99%) Cacti
9 43 (1.62%) logstash
10 27 (1.02%) Terraform
11 26 (0.98%) Ganglia
12 23 (0.86%) Kubernetes
13 22 (0.83%) Cobbler
13 22 (0.83%) Tivoli
14 21 (0.79%) Graphite
15 18 (0.68%) OpenView
15 18 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 17 (0.64%) Kibana
17 15 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 397 (14.93%) VMware
2 373 (14.03%) Red Hat
3 335 (12.60%) Zend
4 256 (9.63%) Oracle
5 156 (5.87%) Microsoft
6 123 (4.63%) Rackspace
7 97 (3.65%) Sun
8 94 (3.54%) Google
9 70 (2.63%) Cisco
10 50 (1.88%) Adobe
11 42 (1.58%) HP
12 38 (1.43%) Splunk
13 28 (1.05%) Twitter
14 27 (1.02%) Facebook
14 27 (1.02%) PayPal
15 23 (0.86%) CA
16 22 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
17 19 (0.71%) New Relic
17 19 (0.71%) SaltStack
18 18 (0.68%) Percona
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Autonomy to shape team
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 26days hol, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Generous bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago