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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 237 216 179
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1413 1696 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.53% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 4.02% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1457 1900
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%

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
37658 42179 47625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.06% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32728 36100 40719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -20 1353 £42,500 - 188
London -12 537 £52,500 +5.00% 69
South East +25 381 £42,500 +0.59% 44
Berkshire +35 111 £50,000 +11.73% 10
Yorkshire -5 104 £35,000 - 10
City of London +43 100 £52,500 +10.52% 15
South West -36 99 £36,750 +5.00% 18
Reading +37 86 £54,500 +21.78% 5
Hampshire +15 85 £35,000 -22.22% 20
West Midlands -10 81 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Surrey +53 77 £45,000 - 11
East of England +2 68 £40,000 -5.88% 12
West Yorkshire -41 51 £40,000 +16.78% 5
North West -32 46 £35,000 +6.06% 13
Leeds -11 42 £35,000 - 5
East Sussex -13 41 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -1 36 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Birmingham +12 34 £31,500 +8.62% 1
Bristol -21 33 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Manchester -29 33 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Dorset +12 31 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bournemouth +15 26 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Brighton -28 25 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Lincolnshire +3 24 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Fareham +2 24 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +40 23 £45,000 +5.88%
North Yorkshire +34 22 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Scotland -5 22 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +33 21 £45,000 +6.50%
Wiltshire +29 21 £40,000 +6.66% 2

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2267 (76.85%) PHP
2 2181 (73.93%) MySQL
3 2094 (70.98%) Linux
4 1580 (53.56%) Apache
5 1417 (48.03%) JavaScript
6 1242 (42.10%) CSS
7 1236 (41.90%) HTML
8 920 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
9 861 (29.19%) jQuery
10 825 (27.97%) Git (software)
11 738 (25.02%) MVC
12 718 (24.34%) Python
12 718 (24.34%) Web Development
13 638 (21.63%) Puppet
14 609 (20.64%) Amazon AWS
14 609 (20.64%) OOP
15 572 (19.39%) OO
16 545 (18.47%) Perl
17 527 (17.86%) DevOps
18 507 (17.19%) Bash Shell
19 458 (15.53%) SQL
20 439 (14.88%) Java
21 432 (14.64%) E-Commerce
22 419 (14.20%) HTML5
22 419 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
23 418 (14.17%) Red Hat
24 413 (14.00%) Symfony
25 401 (13.59%) Jenkins
26 393 (13.32%) Web Services
27 388 (13.15%) VMware

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 1580 (53.56%) Apache
2 381 (12.92%) Tomcat
3 298 (10.10%) nginx
4 207 (7.02%) Drupal
5 170 (5.76%) JBoss
6 169 (5.73%) CMS
7 168 (5.69%) WordPress
8 152 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
9 125 (4.24%) WebSphere
10 124 (4.20%) OpenStack
11 103 (3.49%) IIS
12 101 (3.42%) WebLogic
13 73 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 62 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
15 42 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 39 (1.32%) Apache Spark
17 34 (1.15%) CloudStack
18 30 (1.02%) Jetty
18 30 (1.02%) MS Exchange
19 27 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.24%) MS Office
6 6 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 177 (6.00%) Magento
2 13 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.20%) Shopify
7 3 (0.10%) Apache OFBiz
8 2 (0.068%) Line 500
8 2 (0.068%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.068%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.068%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 609 (20.64%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (5.36%) SaaS
3 131 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 71 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (2.14%) Amazon S3
6 59 (2.00%) IaaS
7 58 (1.97%) GitHub
8 53 (1.80%) PaaS
9 49 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 34 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.08%) CloudFront
12 28 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 22 (0.75%) SoftLayer
16 19 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 16 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
18 16 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 289 (9.80%) DNS
2 207 (7.02%) Firewall
3 181 (6.14%) TCP/IP
4 175 (5.93%) LDAP
5 172 (5.83%) HTTP
6 134 (4.54%) SAN
7 120 (4.07%) Internet
8 90 (3.05%) NAS
9 81 (2.75%) SSL
10 73 (2.47%) SMTP
11 68 (2.31%) SSH
12 64 (2.17%) DHCP
12 64 (2.17%) VLAN
13 57 (1.93%) VPN
14 40 (1.36%) Intranet
15 37 (1.25%) SNMP
16 34 (1.15%) FTP
16 34 (1.15%) WAN
17 32 (1.08%) VoIP
18 31 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2181 (73.93%) MySQL
2 281 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 216 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 158 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 150 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 116 (3.93%) Redis
7 98 (3.32%) NoSQL
8 86 (2.92%) RDBMS
9 71 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.00%) Big Data
11 45 (1.53%) MariaDB
12 42 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 23 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 19 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (0.64%) SQLite
17 17 (0.58%) CouchDB
18 16 (0.54%) DB2
19 15 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 825 (27.97%) Git (software)
2 401 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 366 (12.41%) Subversion
4 161 (5.46%) PHPUnit
5 110 (3.73%) JIRA
6 93 (3.15%) Selenium
7 78 (2.64%) Vagrant
8 59 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 56 (1.90%) Maven
10 53 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 47 (1.59%) gulp
12 39 (1.32%) JUnit
13 37 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (1.19%) Ant
15 32 (1.08%) Grunt
16 31 (1.05%) Hudson
17 25 (0.85%) Bitbucket
17 25 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
18 24 (0.81%) Jasmine
19 22 (0.75%) Gerrit
General
1 331 (11.22%) Finance
2 276 (9.36%) Marketing
3 104 (3.53%) Law
4 96 (3.25%) Games
5 93 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 89 (3.02%) Publishing
7 71 (2.41%) Advertising
8 68 (2.31%) Retail
9 45 (1.53%) Banking
10 40 (1.36%) Back Office
11 30 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.78%) Electronics
13 12 (0.41%) French Language
14 9 (0.31%) Legal
15 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.10%) Automotive
18 3 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1653 (56.03%) Developer
2 1346 (45.63%) PHP Developer
3 366 (12.41%) Administrator
4 343 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 313 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
6 310 (10.51%) Linux Administrator
7 284 (9.63%) Senior Developer
8 280 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
9 278 (9.42%) LAMP Developer
10 263 (8.92%) PHP Web Developer
11 261 (8.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 249 (8.44%) Senior PHP Developer
13 226 (7.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 220 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
15 195 (6.61%) MySQL Developer
16 192 (6.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 172 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 162 (5.49%) HTML Developer
19 147 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
20 135 (4.58%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1242 (42.10%) CSS
2 1236 (41.90%) HTML
3 861 (29.19%) jQuery
4 419 (14.20%) HTML5
5 413 (14.00%) Symfony
6 393 (13.32%) Web Services
7 363 (12.31%) Laravel
8 329 (11.15%) XML
9 298 (10.10%) CSS3
10 293 (9.93%) LEMP Stack
11 259 (8.78%) AngularJS
12 236 (8.00%) Ajax
13 216 (7.32%) REST
14 208 (7.05%) JSON
15 199 (6.75%) .NET
16 174 (5.90%) SOAP
17 173 (5.86%) Node.js
18 145 (4.92%) CodeIgniter
19 143 (4.85%) Sass
20 112 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 212 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 178 (6.03%) User Experience
3 134 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 82 (2.78%) iPad
6 70 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 69 (2.34%) Clustering
8 60 (2.03%) Fintech
9 36 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 34 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 33 (1.12%) Replication
13 28 (0.95%) Digital Media
14 27 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.81%) Wiki
16 22 (0.75%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.68%) Smartphone
19 19 (0.64%) CMDB
19 19 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2094 (70.98%) Linux
2 365 (12.37%) Windows
3 357 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 289 (9.80%) Unix
5 262 (8.88%) CentOS
6 205 (6.95%) Debian
7 199 (6.75%) Ubuntu
8 105 (3.56%) Windows Server
9 60 (2.03%) Apple iOS
10 59 (2.00%) Solaris
11 49 (1.66%) Android
12 45 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (0.95%) SUSE
14 26 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.51%) AIX
17 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (25.02%) MVC
3 718 (24.34%) Web Development
4 609 (20.64%) OOP
5 572 (19.39%) OO
6 527 (17.86%) DevOps
7 432 (14.64%) E-Commerce
8 313 (10.61%) Open Source
9 295 (10.00%) Scrum
10 294 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
11 293 (9.93%) Configuration Management
12 281 (9.53%) TDD
13 256 (8.68%) OO PHP
14 247 (8.37%) Software Engineering
15 154 (5.22%) Mentoring
16 150 (5.08%) Front End Development
17 137 (4.64%) High Availability
18 119 (4.03%) Web Operations
19 109 (3.69%) Unit Testing
20 100 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2267 (76.85%) PHP
2 1417 (48.03%) JavaScript
3 718 (24.34%) Python
4 545 (18.47%) Perl
5 507 (17.19%) Bash Shell
6 458 (15.53%) SQL
7 439 (14.88%) Java
8 338 (11.46%) Ruby
9 246 (8.34%) PHP 5
10 172 (5.83%) Shell Script
11 129 (4.37%) PowerShell
12 87 (2.95%) C++
13 76 (2.58%) C#
14 68 (2.31%) C
15 42 (1.42%) PHP 7
16 38 (1.29%) Scala
17 31 (1.05%) Korn
18 25 (0.85%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.78%) AWK
19 23 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 295 (10.00%) Degree
2 62 (2.10%) RHCE
3 39 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 24 (0.81%) ISEB
5 23 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.68%) RHCT
7 18 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.47%) CCNA
9 13 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (0.41%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.31%) CISSP
11 9 (0.31%) MCSE
12 8 (0.27%) CISM
12 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.20%) MCP
13 6 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.17%) CEH
14 5 (0.17%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.22%) QA
2 19 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 19 (0.64%) SLA
3 5 (0.17%) DICOM
3 5 (0.17%) HL7
4 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.10%) BS7799
6 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 245 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (4.34%) Docker
3 110 (3.73%) Xen
4 108 (3.66%) KVM
5 89 (3.02%) Varnish
6 85 (2.88%) Active Directory
7 71 (2.41%) Squid
8 69 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
9 62 (2.10%) NFS
10 50 (1.69%) vSphere
11 42 (1.42%) Postfix
12 41 (1.39%) iptables
13 40 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
14 38 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
15 28 (0.95%) Hyper-V
16 27 (0.92%) XenServer
17 26 (0.88%) VMware ESX
18 23 (0.78%) VirtualBox
19 19 (0.64%) Firmware
19 19 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 638 (21.63%) Puppet
2 419 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
3 258 (8.75%) Nagios
4 254 (8.61%) Ansible
5 90 (3.05%) HAProxy
6 81 (2.75%) ZABBIX
7 65 (2.20%) Cacti
8 63 (2.14%) Salt
9 61 (2.07%) OpenAM
10 33 (1.12%) logstash
11 30 (1.02%) Graphite
12 29 (0.98%) Terraform
13 25 (0.85%) Tivoli
14 24 (0.81%) Cobbler
14 24 (0.81%) Ganglia
15 22 (0.75%) Zenoss
16 18 (0.61%) CFEngine
16 18 (0.61%) NetBackup
17 17 (0.58%) Kubernetes
18 15 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 418 (14.17%) Red Hat
2 388 (13.15%) VMware
3 373 (12.64%) Zend
4 287 (9.73%) Oracle
5 188 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 138 (4.68%) Google
7 96 (3.25%) Rackspace
8 93 (3.15%) Sun
9 72 (2.44%) Cisco
10 65 (2.20%) HP
11 44 (1.49%) Twitter
12 41 (1.39%) Facebook
13 37 (1.25%) IBM
13 37 (1.25%) Splunk
14 36 (1.22%) Adobe
15 31 (1.05%) New Relic
16 25 (0.85%) Apple
17 24 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
17 24 (0.81%) NetApp
17 24 (0.81%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus+career
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Aquent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago