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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
Rank 261 233 223
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1008 1468 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.43% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 3.76% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1362 1309
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
33010 39084 39277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 38.17% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28361 33683 33688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -34 962 £40,000 - 192
London -76 290 £55,000 +10.00% 68
South East -9 199 £42,500 +6.25% 23
North West +6 100 £35,000 - 23
Yorkshire +5 83 £40,000 - 20
East Midlands +42 78 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Manchester +2 76 £35,000 - 13
South West -22 72 £35,000 -12.50% 14
West Midlands -5 71 £35,000 -6.66% 16
East of England -2 66 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Hampshire -40 59 £32,500 -2.98% 7
West Yorkshire -13 45 £40,000 - 13
City of London -19 44 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Hertfordshire +29 40 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Birmingham -7 39 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 36 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Nottingham +19 35 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire +38 34 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Leeds +5 33 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North Yorkshire +8 27 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Sussex +5 27 £42,500 -17.07% 3
Brighton +3 26 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Reading +39 21 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Sussex +18 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Harrogate +17 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes +10 20 £37,000 -8.64% 2
Bristol -8 20 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Scotland +18 18 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Leicestershire +7 18 £37,500 +20.96% 2

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1557 (75.99%) PHP
2 1530 (74.67%) MySQL
3 1342 (65.50%) Linux
4 1007 (49.15%) JavaScript
5 949 (46.32%) HTML
6 925 (45.14%) CSS
7 922 (45.00%) Apache
8 600 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
9 550 (26.84%) Git (software)
10 548 (26.74%) jQuery
11 457 (22.30%) Python
12 439 (21.43%) Web Development
13 420 (20.50%) MVC
14 389 (18.98%) HTML5
15 372 (18.16%) OOP
16 353 (17.23%) DevOps
17 343 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
18 338 (16.50%) OO
19 335 (16.35%) AngularJS
20 330 (16.11%) Perl
21 328 (16.01%) Java
22 323 (15.76%) Puppet
23 318 (15.52%) Bash Shell
24 313 (15.28%) E-Commerce
25 291 (14.20%) Software Engineering
26 287 (14.01%) Web Services
26 287 (14.01%) Symfony
27 286 (13.96%) Laravel
27 286 (13.96%) SQL
28 279 (13.62%) Windows

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
1 922 (45.00%) Apache
2 193 (9.42%) nginx
3 174 (8.49%) Tomcat
4 158 (7.71%) WordPress
5 143 (6.98%) Drupal
6 137 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
7 118 (5.76%) CMS
8 93 (4.54%) IIS
9 88 (4.29%) JBoss
10 62 (3.03%) OpenStack
11 56 (2.73%) WebSphere
12 54 (2.64%) Apache Spark
13 53 (2.59%) WebLogic
14 35 (1.71%) Confluence
15 33 (1.61%) Apache Pig
16 30 (1.46%) Apache Solr
17 22 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 21 (1.02%) CloudStack
18 21 (1.02%) MS Exchange
19 20 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.15%) InDesign
5 3 (0.15%) MS Office
6 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.049%) GIMP
6 1 (0.049%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 101 (4.93%) Magento
2 28 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.44%) Shopify
5 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.098%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 343 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.08%) SaaS
3 75 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (1.81%) Amazon S3
5 37 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.66%) GitHub
7 29 (1.42%) PaaS
8 28 (1.37%) IaaS
9 26 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (1.12%) Office 365
11 19 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.59%) Route 53
14 8 (0.39%) Slack
15 6 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 178 (8.69%) TCP/IP
2 134 (6.54%) Firewall
3 132 (6.44%) DNS
4 107 (5.22%) Internet
5 95 (4.64%) HTTP
6 77 (3.76%) LDAP
7 57 (2.78%) SSL
8 53 (2.59%) DHCP
9 51 (2.49%) SAN
10 39 (1.90%) SMTP
11 34 (1.66%) NAS
12 32 (1.56%) ATM
13 31 (1.51%) SSH
14 30 (1.46%) WAN
15 24 (1.17%) Intranet
15 24 (1.17%) VoIP
16 23 (1.12%) IMAP
16 23 (1.12%) POP3
16 23 (1.12%) VPN
17 20 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1530 (74.67%) MySQL
2 223 (10.88%) MongoDB
3 161 (7.86%) Relational Database
4 146 (7.13%) SQL Server
5 132 (6.44%) NoSQL
6 108 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (4.34%) Big Data
8 87 (4.25%) Hadoop
9 86 (4.20%) Redis
10 73 (3.56%) RDBMS
11 37 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (1.76%) Apache Hive
13 30 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 23 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 18 (0.88%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.68%) GIS
17 9 (0.44%) HBase
17 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 550 (26.84%) Git (software)
2 196 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 193 (9.42%) Subversion
4 132 (6.44%) JIRA
5 91 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 50 (2.44%) Vagrant
7 48 (2.34%) Grunt
8 41 (2.00%) gulp
9 39 (1.90%) Redmine
10 35 (1.71%) Selenium
11 30 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.32%) GitLab
13 25 (1.22%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.12%) Mercurial
15 21 (1.02%) Travis CI
16 20 (0.98%) Maven
17 19 (0.93%) JUnit
18 17 (0.83%) TeamCity
19 15 (0.73%) Hudson
20 13 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 178 (8.69%) Finance
2 146 (7.13%) Marketing
3 81 (3.95%) Games
4 74 (3.61%) Retail
5 48 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.71%) Advertising
7 29 (1.42%) Banking
8 26 (1.27%) Back Office
8 26 (1.27%) Publishing
9 25 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.88%) Law
12 13 (0.63%) French Language
13 12 (0.59%) Legal
14 11 (0.54%) Military
15 9 (0.44%) German Language
16 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.34%) Electronics
18 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1191 (58.13%) Developer
2 877 (42.80%) PHP Developer
3 235 (11.47%) Administrator
4 228 (11.13%) Web Developer
5 227 (11.08%) Senior Developer
6 208 (10.15%) Systems Administrator
7 199 (9.71%) LAMP Developer
8 180 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
9 176 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
10 160 (7.81%) Senior PHP Developer
11 154 (7.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 152 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
13 147 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 139 (6.78%) PHP Web Developer
15 138 (6.73%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 135 (6.59%) MySQL Developer
17 134 (6.54%) Lead Developer
18 132 (6.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 110 (5.37%) Software Engineer
20 99 (4.83%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 949 (46.32%) HTML
2 925 (45.14%) CSS
3 548 (26.74%) jQuery
4 389 (18.98%) HTML5
5 335 (16.35%) AngularJS
6 287 (14.01%) Symfony
6 287 (14.01%) Web Services
7 286 (13.96%) Laravel
8 211 (10.30%) Node.js
9 207 (10.10%) LEMP Stack
10 194 (9.47%) XML
11 192 (9.37%) Ajax
12 175 (8.54%) CSS3
13 135 (6.59%) JSON
14 134 (6.54%) SOAP
15 128 (6.25%) .NET
15 128 (6.25%) REST
16 100 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
17 97 (4.73%) XHTML
18 94 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 86 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
3 72 (3.51%) User Experience
4 71 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.42%) iPad
6 60 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 58 (2.83%) Data Centre
8 45 (2.20%) Fintech
9 38 (1.85%) PKI
10 35 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 26 (1.27%) Public Cloud
12 26 (1.27%) Wiki
13 25 (1.22%) Clustering
13 25 (1.22%) Replication
14 17 (0.83%) BBC
15 16 (0.78%) Online Games
16 14 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.68%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1342 (65.50%) Linux
2 279 (13.62%) Windows
3 203 (9.91%) CentOS
4 191 (9.32%) Ubuntu
5 182 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 147 (7.17%) Unix
7 94 (4.59%) Windows Server
8 93 (4.54%) Debian
9 37 (1.81%) Mac OS X
10 34 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.56%) Android
12 26 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.78%) Solaris
15 13 (0.63%) Fedora
16 8 (0.39%) SUSE
17 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (21.43%) Web Development
3 420 (20.50%) MVC
4 372 (18.16%) OOP
5 353 (17.23%) DevOps
6 338 (16.50%) OO
7 313 (15.28%) E-Commerce
8 291 (14.20%) Software Engineering
9 241 (11.76%) Open Source
10 229 (11.18%) Scrum
11 191 (9.32%) TDD
12 165 (8.05%) Configuration Management
13 161 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (7.76%) Unit Testing
15 147 (7.17%) OO PHP
16 104 (5.08%) SDLC
17 103 (5.03%) Analytics
18 98 (4.78%) High Availability
19 94 (4.59%) ITIL
20 77 (3.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1557 (75.99%) PHP
2 1007 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 457 (22.30%) Python
4 330 (16.11%) Perl
5 328 (16.01%) Java
6 318 (15.52%) Bash Shell
7 286 (13.96%) SQL
8 168 (8.20%) Ruby
9 91 (4.44%) C
10 84 (4.10%) C#
11 83 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 76 (3.71%) Shell Script
13 74 (3.61%) C++
14 64 (3.12%) PHP 5
15 44 (2.15%) PHP 7
16 26 (1.27%) R
17 18 (0.88%) Objective-C
18 17 (0.83%) Go
19 13 (0.63%) Scala
20 12 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 237 (11.57%) Degree
2 54 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.46%) RHCE
5 28 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.73%) CCNA
8 15 (0.73%) RHCSA
9 14 (0.68%) CCNP
10 10 (0.49%) RHCA
11 8 (0.39%) MCSE
12 7 (0.34%) ISEB
12 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.34%) LPIC
13 5 (0.24%) GIAC
13 5 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
13 5 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.24%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.59%) QA
2 32 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.17%) SLA
5 6 (0.29%) GCP
6 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.049%) DICOM
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
8 1 (0.049%) WAI
8 1 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (6.15%) Docker
3 97 (4.73%) Varnish
4 60 (2.93%) vSphere
5 57 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 56 (2.73%) Active Directory
7 39 (1.90%) Xen
8 33 (1.61%) NFS
9 32 (1.56%) KVM
9 32 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (1.37%) vCloud
11 20 (0.98%) Squid
12 19 (0.93%) iptables
13 18 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (0.78%) Samba
14 16 (0.78%) XenServer
15 15 (0.73%) Postfix
16 14 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (0.59%) GlusterFS
17 12 (0.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 323 (15.76%) Puppet
2 218 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 192 (9.37%) Ansible
4 123 (6.00%) Nagios
5 47 (2.29%) Salt
6 37 (1.81%) HAProxy
7 31 (1.51%) Terraform
8 23 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
9 21 (1.02%) Kubernetes
10 18 (0.88%) OpenAM
11 17 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.78%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.73%) Tivoli
14 13 (0.63%) logstash
15 11 (0.54%) Cacti
15 11 (0.54%) Graphite
15 11 (0.54%) Nmap
16 9 (0.44%) cPanel
16 9 (0.44%) WSUS
17 8 (0.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 244 (11.91%) Zend
2 236 (11.52%) VMware
3 200 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 176 (8.59%) Oracle
5 136 (6.64%) Microsoft
6 43 (2.10%) Cisco
7 35 (1.71%) Sun
8 34 (1.66%) Google
9 27 (1.32%) NetApp
10 26 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.07%) Rackspace
12 21 (1.02%) Adobe
13 20 (0.98%) Percona
14 19 (0.93%) SaltStack
15 18 (0.88%) New Relic
15 18 (0.88%) Twitter
16 17 (0.83%) Citrix
17 16 (0.78%) Apple
18 15 (0.73%) EnterpriseDB
19 14 (0.68%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi-working,pen,26 hols
Posted: 7 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + lots of benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Market rates + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum UP TO £30K+ Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Upto £40K + Listed Benefits and Shar
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Goole, North Humberside
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, healthcare package, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum bonus, flexi time, private pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi Time
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
MaxAd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago