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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 216 186 210
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1596 1629 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.53% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 3.84% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1401 1456
Average salary £40,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 1540 £42,000 +5.00% 203
London -7 703 £47,500 +5.55% 65
South East +12 395 £40,000 - 54
Yorkshire -64 130 £42,500 +21.42% 20
East of England -2 105 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Yorkshire -58 100 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Hampshire +19 98 £32,000 -8.57% 14
City of London -24 98 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Leeds -46 94 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Berkshire +19 93 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West -33 74 £32,500 - 10
East Midlands +30 64 £32,500 +8.33% 10
East Sussex -8 57 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Brighton -12 51 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +37 48 £41,500 +0.60% 6
Hertfordshire +27 46 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Surrey -41 46 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Milton Keynes +26 43 £42,500 +54.54% 5
North West -56 43 £29,500 -11.94% 16
Southampton +10 41 £30,500 -28.23% 5
Oxfordshire +10 40 £35,000 - 8
Suffolk +23 31 £35,000 +1.44%
Reading +1 31 £40,000 -3.03% 2
West Midlands -40 29 £31,250 -3.84% 14
Manchester -25 25 £26,500 -18.46% 9
Maidenhead -11 22 £48,000 -5.88% 1
Somerset -8 21 £35,000 +75.00% 5
Northamptonshire -5 20 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 19 £37,500 - 1
Wales +10 18 £32,750 +0.76% 1

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2373 (75.81%) PHP
2 2036 (65.05%) MySQL
3 1603 (51.21%) Linux
4 1396 (44.60%) JavaScript
5 1317 (42.08%) HTML
6 1248 (39.87%) CSS
7 926 (29.58%) Apache
8 908 (29.01%) jQuery
9 864 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
10 693 (22.14%) OO
11 672 (21.47%) MVC
12 659 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 548 (17.51%) HTML5
14 526 (16.81%) Java
15 499 (15.94%) Web Services
16 490 (15.65%) Zend
17 487 (15.56%) E-Commerce
18 485 (15.50%) SQL
19 456 (14.57%) Subversion
20 452 (14.44%) PHP5
21 439 (14.03%) Open Source
22 433 (13.83%) OOP
23 413 (13.19%) Python
24 411 (13.13%) Ajax
25 402 (12.84%) Degree
26 400 (12.78%) Drupal
27 392 (12.52%) Symfony
28 391 (12.49%) CSS3
29 384 (12.27%) Windows
30 380 (12.14%) XML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 926 (29.58%) Apache
2 400 (12.78%) Drupal
3 308 (9.84%) CMS
4 240 (7.67%) WordPress
5 223 (7.12%) Tomcat
6 129 (4.12%) IIS
7 124 (3.96%) nginx
7 124 (3.96%) Node.js
8 67 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 61 (1.95%) Apache Solr
10 58 (1.85%) WebSphere
11 53 (1.69%) Joomla!
12 37 (1.18%) MS Exchange
13 36 (1.15%) Confluence
14 34 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
15 33 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
16 23 (0.73%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.61%) Moodle
18 18 (0.58%) CloudStack
19 16 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 83 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.51%) MS Office
4 16 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.064%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 159 (5.08%) Magento
2 8 (0.26%) Optimost
3 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.064%) Tridion
6 2 (0.064%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.064%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.032%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.032%) Summit
7 1 (0.032%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 223 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (5.08%) SaaS
3 52 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (1.63%) PaaS
5 48 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (1.18%) IaaS
8 35 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
9 29 (0.93%) GitHub
10 27 (0.86%) Google Apps
11 25 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (0.45%) Joyent
13 14 (0.45%) Route 53
14 8 (0.26%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.096%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.096%) Heroku
15 3 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.096%) Trello
16 2 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 195 (6.23%) Internet
2 190 (6.07%) DNS
3 145 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 134 (4.28%) HTTP
5 104 (3.32%) Firewall
6 78 (2.49%) SSL
7 77 (2.46%) VPN
8 72 (2.30%) SAN
9 66 (2.11%) LDAP
10 57 (1.82%) SSH
11 42 (1.34%) WAN
12 41 (1.31%) DHCP
13 40 (1.28%) VoIP
14 39 (1.25%) Intranet
15 38 (1.21%) SMTP
15 38 (1.21%) Network Security
16 37 (1.18%) LAN
17 31 (0.99%) AMQP
18 30 (0.96%) VLAN
19 23 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2036 (65.05%) MySQL
2 233 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 205 (6.55%) MongoDB
4 179 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 127 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 100 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (2.78%) Big Data
8 78 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 71 (2.27%) Redis
10 58 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 40 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (0.64%) CouchDB
14 19 (0.61%) Riak
15 16 (0.51%) SQLite
16 13 (0.42%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.35%) MS Access
18 10 (0.32%) QlikView
18 10 (0.32%) Pentaho
19 9 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 659 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 456 (14.57%) Subversion
3 186 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 142 (4.54%) PHPUnit
5 133 (4.25%) JIRA
6 70 (2.24%) Selenium
7 39 (1.25%) Hudson
8 35 (1.12%) Mercurial
9 27 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 24 (0.77%) Behat
10 24 (0.77%) Grunt
11 19 (0.61%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.48%) JUnit
14 14 (0.45%) NetBeans
14 14 (0.45%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.42%) Xdebug
16 12 (0.38%) PhpStorm
General
1 253 (8.08%) Marketing
2 180 (5.75%) Finance
3 125 (3.99%) Advertising
4 106 (3.39%) Retail
5 75 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.04%) Banking
7 62 (1.98%) Games
8 53 (1.69%) Publishing
9 38 (1.21%) Back Office
10 21 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.61%) Legal
12 16 (0.51%) Law
13 15 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.38%) Billing
16 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.32%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Front Office
18 6 (0.19%) Music Industry
19 4 (0.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1832 (58.53%) Developer
2 1196 (38.21%) PHP Developer
3 422 (13.48%) Web Developer
4 369 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 364 (11.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 301 (9.62%) Administrator
7 262 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
8 226 (7.22%) Senior PHP Developer
9 198 (6.33%) PHP Web Developer
10 197 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
11 191 (6.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 183 (5.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 180 (5.75%) LAMP Developer
14 164 (5.24%) Architect
15 133 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
16 130 (4.15%) Drupal Developer
17 122 (3.90%) Junior
18 107 (3.42%) Lead Developer
19 104 (3.32%) Software Engineer
19 104 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1317 (42.08%) HTML
2 1248 (39.87%) CSS
3 908 (29.01%) jQuery
4 548 (17.51%) HTML5
5 499 (15.94%) Web Services
6 411 (13.13%) Ajax
7 392 (12.52%) Symfony
8 391 (12.49%) CSS3
9 380 (12.14%) XML
10 234 (7.48%) .NET
11 202 (6.45%) JSON
12 199 (6.36%) XHTML
13 188 (6.01%) SOAP
14 164 (5.24%) CodeIgniter
15 158 (5.05%) Laravel
16 154 (4.92%) REST
17 141 (4.50%) RESTful
18 124 (3.96%) CakePHP
19 109 (3.48%) Zend Framework
20 101 (3.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 439 (14.03%) Open Source
2 187 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 149 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 125 (3.99%) User Experience
4 125 (3.99%) Social Media
5 107 (3.42%) Clustering
6 97 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (2.24%) Digital Media
8 53 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 52 (1.66%) Replication
10 34 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.09%) RIA
11 31 (0.99%) Symmetrix
12 29 (0.93%) W3C
13 28 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 26 (0.83%) E-Learning
14 26 (0.83%) Kindle
15 24 (0.77%) Taxonomies
15 24 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1603 (51.21%) Linux
2 384 (12.27%) Windows
3 305 (9.74%) UNIX
4 195 (6.23%) CentOS
5 181 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 150 (4.79%) Ubuntu
7 140 (4.47%) Apple iOS
8 114 (3.64%) Android
9 105 (3.35%) Debian
10 97 (3.10%) Solaris
11 62 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 39 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.93%) Windows 8
15 26 (0.83%) Fedora
16 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (0.67%) SUSE
17 18 (0.58%) HPUX
18 15 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (22.14%) OO
3 672 (21.47%) MVC
4 487 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 433 (13.83%) OOP
6 379 (12.11%) Web Development
7 365 (11.66%) DevOps
8 352 (11.25%) OO PHP
9 297 (9.49%) Scrum
10 272 (8.69%) Software Engineering
11 270 (8.63%) TDD
12 255 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
13 164 (5.24%) Configuration Management
13 164 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 148 (4.73%) ITIL
15 144 (4.60%) Content Management
15 144 (4.60%) Unit Testing
16 134 (4.28%) Project Management
17 133 (4.25%) BDD
18 116 (3.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2373 (75.81%) PHP
2 1396 (44.60%) JavaScript
3 526 (16.81%) Java
4 485 (15.50%) SQL
5 452 (14.44%) PHP5
6 413 (13.19%) Python
7 340 (10.86%) Perl
8 328 (10.48%) Ruby
9 289 (9.23%) Bash Shell
10 129 (4.12%) C++
11 102 (3.26%) C#
12 95 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 70 (2.24%) C
14 42 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 24 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.54%) VB
17 15 (0.48%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.48%) PHP4
18 12 (0.38%) ECMAScript
19 9 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 402 (12.84%) Degree
2 50 (1.60%) RHCE
3 41 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (0.89%) MCSE
5 19 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (0.58%) LPIC
6 18 (0.58%) ISEB
6 18 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.54%) CCNA
8 16 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.45%) MCITP
11 10 (0.32%) CEH
11 10 (0.32%) CISM
11 10 (0.32%) HND
11 10 (0.32%) CISSP
12 6 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.19%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (4.82%) QA
2 41 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 38 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.93%) SLA
5 6 (0.19%) WCAG
6 3 (0.096%) COBIT
6 3 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.064%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 161 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (2.88%) Xen
3 76 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 69 (2.20%) Varnish
4 69 (2.20%) KVM
5 51 (1.63%) Postfix
6 36 (1.15%) Sendmail
7 33 (1.05%) NFS
7 33 (1.05%) Snort
8 23 (0.73%) XenApp
9 20 (0.64%) XenServer
10 19 (0.61%) Samba
11 18 (0.58%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.45%) vSphere
13 11 (0.35%) Shibboleth
13 11 (0.35%) OpenSIPS
14 10 (0.32%) Docker
15 9 (0.29%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.26%) GPFS
17 6 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 350 (11.18%) Puppet
2 253 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (4.76%) Nagios
4 88 (2.81%) Cacti
5 68 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 41 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 32 (1.02%) Salt
8 23 (0.73%) Capistrano
9 19 (0.61%) Ansible
10 16 (0.51%) Opsview
11 11 (0.35%) Zenoss
11 11 (0.35%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.32%) Plesk
13 8 (0.26%) Bcfg2
14 7 (0.22%) Icinga
14 7 (0.22%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.22%) Ganglia
15 6 (0.19%) Munin
15 6 (0.19%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.16%) Netcool
Vendors
1 490 (15.65%) Zend
2 281 (8.98%) Red Hat
3 276 (8.82%) VMware
4 186 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 184 (5.88%) Oracle
6 95 (3.04%) Rackspace
7 92 (2.94%) Cisco
8 83 (2.65%) Google
9 81 (2.59%) Facebook
10 62 (1.98%) EMC
11 49 (1.57%) Twitter
12 48 (1.53%) Citrix
13 36 (1.15%) F5
14 35 (1.12%) Adobe
15 34 (1.09%) JBoss
16 29 (0.93%) HP
17 23 (0.73%) IBM
18 18 (0.58%) Dell
18 18 (0.58%) SAP
19 16 (0.51%) NetApp
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + performance based bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, stability
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + agency environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago