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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 231 216 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -43
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1445 1631 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.53% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 4.03% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1379 1870
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
37811 40469 47899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 37.93% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32762 34598 40946
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -8 1389 £42,500 - 194
London -4 563 £50,000 - 70
South East +16 377 £42,500 +6.25% 50
Yorkshire +14 124 £35,000 +7.69% 13
South West -27 110 £37,500 +7.14% 18
City of London +36 99 £50,000 +5.26% 18
West Midlands -2 93 £31,000 -4.61% 10
Hampshire +28 89 £35,000 -22.22% 14
Berkshire +23 84 £50,000 - 8
Surrey +21 81 £47,500 +5.55% 18
West Yorkshire -16 72 £40,000 +26.98% 7
Reading +28 69 £50,000 - 6
Leeds +13 59 £35,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -29 54 £45,000 - 7
North West -18 46 £35,000 +4.47% 14
East Sussex -7 45 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Birmingham -1 38 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Bristol -21 37 £32,750 -20.12% 8
Dorset +20 36 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bournemouth +19 34 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Manchester -18 32 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 29 £45,000 +17.64% 2
Southampton +14 29 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Brighton -21 29 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Milton Keynes +28 26 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Kent +18 25 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +17 21 £35,000 -19.54% 1
East Midlands -15 21 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Coventry - 21 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -19 19 £35,000 - 4

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 2223 (76.29%) PHP
2 2198 (75.43%) MySQL
3 2095 (71.89%) Linux
4 1582 (54.29%) Apache
5 1435 (49.25%) JavaScript
6 1242 (42.62%) CSS
7 1234 (42.35%) HTML
8 915 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
9 875 (30.03%) jQuery
10 807 (27.69%) Git (software)
11 728 (24.98%) Web Development
12 709 (24.33%) Python
13 689 (23.64%) MVC
14 625 (21.45%) Puppet
15 596 (20.45%) OOP
16 590 (20.25%) OO
17 568 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
18 548 (18.81%) Perl
19 516 (17.71%) DevOps
20 506 (17.36%) Bash Shell
21 454 (15.58%) SQL
22 447 (15.34%) Java
23 429 (14.72%) E-Commerce
24 425 (14.58%) Symfony
25 422 (14.48%) Red Hat
26 415 (14.24%) HTML5
27 411 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
28 396 (13.59%) VMware
29 384 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 380 (13.04%) Web Services

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 1582 (54.29%) Apache
2 379 (13.01%) Tomcat
3 300 (10.30%) nginx
4 211 (7.24%) Drupal
5 182 (6.25%) Node.js
6 181 (6.21%) WordPress
7 170 (5.83%) JBoss
8 152 (5.22%) CMS
9 134 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
10 128 (4.39%) WebSphere
11 124 (4.26%) OpenStack
12 102 (3.50%) IIS
13 90 (3.09%) WebLogic
14 67 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 56 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
16 52 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
17 42 (1.44%) Apache Spark
18 34 (1.17%) CloudStack
19 33 (1.13%) Jetty
20 32 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 106 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.51%) MS Office
4 12 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 184 (6.31%) Magento
2 16 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.21%) Shopify
7 3 (0.10%) Apache OFBiz
8 2 (0.069%) Line 500
8 2 (0.069%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.069%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.069%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 568 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
3 144 (4.94%) SaaS
4 63 (2.16%) IaaS
5 61 (2.09%) Amazon S3
6 60 (2.06%) GitHub
6 60 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 49 (1.68%) PaaS
8 48 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 32 (1.10%) CloudFront
10 31 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (0.75%) SoftLayer
13 21 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.72%) Joyent
14 19 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (0.55%) Route 53
18 14 (0.48%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 286 (9.81%) DNS
2 218 (7.48%) Firewall
3 174 (5.97%) LDAP
4 158 (5.42%) TCP/IP
5 146 (5.01%) HTTP
6 126 (4.32%) SAN
7 121 (4.15%) Internet
8 86 (2.95%) NAS
9 78 (2.68%) SSL
10 76 (2.61%) VLAN
11 72 (2.47%) SSH
12 67 (2.30%) SMTP
13 66 (2.26%) DHCP
14 61 (2.09%) VPN
15 43 (1.48%) SNMP
16 39 (1.34%) Intranet
16 39 (1.34%) VoIP
17 36 (1.24%) WAN
18 34 (1.17%) LAN
19 33 (1.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2198 (75.43%) MySQL
2 281 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 225 (7.72%) MongoDB
4 148 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 147 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 138 (4.74%) Redis
7 100 (3.43%) NoSQL
8 78 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 75 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 55 (1.89%) Big Data
11 46 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.44%) MariaDB
13 35 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (0.96%) Couchbase
16 19 (0.65%) SQLite
17 18 (0.62%) CouchDB
17 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (0.51%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 807 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 377 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 351 (12.05%) Subversion
4 156 (5.35%) PHPUnit
5 101 (3.47%) JIRA
6 87 (2.99%) Selenium
7 80 (2.75%) Vagrant
8 65 (2.23%) TeamCity
9 61 (2.09%) Maven
10 48 (1.65%) Mercurial
11 44 (1.51%) JUnit
12 37 (1.27%) gulp
13 33 (1.13%) Ant
14 32 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (1.06%) Grunt
16 29 (1.00%) Hudson
17 23 (0.79%) Gerrit
18 22 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 22 (0.75%) JMeter
19 21 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 315 (10.81%) Finance
2 283 (9.71%) Marketing
3 95 (3.26%) Games
4 90 (3.09%) Law
5 88 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 75 (2.57%) Publishing
7 74 (2.54%) Advertising
7 74 (2.54%) Retail
8 38 (1.30%) Back Office
9 32 (1.10%) Banking
10 20 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.55%) Electronics
12 13 (0.45%) French Language
13 10 (0.34%) Legal
14 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.14%) German Language
17 3 (0.10%) Automotive
17 3 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1591 (54.60%) Developer
2 1286 (44.13%) PHP Developer
3 382 (13.11%) Administrator
4 340 (11.67%) Web Developer
5 326 (11.19%) Linux Administrator
6 324 (11.12%) Systems Administrator
7 286 (9.81%) Linux Engineer
8 283 (9.71%) Senior Developer
9 272 (9.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 258 (8.85%) PHP Web Developer
11 254 (8.72%) LAMP Developer
12 239 (8.20%) Senior PHP Developer
13 211 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 200 (6.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 192 (6.59%) MySQL Developer
16 188 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 173 (5.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 132 (4.53%) HTML Developer
18 132 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
19 117 (4.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1242 (42.62%) CSS
2 1234 (42.35%) HTML
3 875 (30.03%) jQuery
4 425 (14.58%) Symfony
5 415 (14.24%) HTML5
6 380 (13.04%) Web Services
7 343 (11.77%) XML
8 330 (11.32%) Laravel
9 302 (10.36%) CSS3
10 291 (9.99%) LEMP Stack
11 249 (8.54%) AngularJS
12 241 (8.27%) Ajax
13 217 (7.45%) JSON
13 217 (7.45%) REST
14 210 (7.21%) .NET
15 183 (6.28%) SOAP
16 147 (5.04%) Sass
17 137 (4.70%) CodeIgniter
18 120 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 105 (3.60%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 225 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 167 (5.73%) User Experience
3 135 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 72 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 68 (2.33%) iPad
7 67 (2.30%) Clustering
8 51 (1.75%) Fintech
9 45 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.44%) Replication
11 40 (1.37%) Mathematics
12 32 (1.10%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 26 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.69%) Smartphone
16 19 (0.65%) Wiki
17 18 (0.62%) IPTV
17 18 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
18 17 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2095 (71.89%) Linux
2 384 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 361 (12.39%) Windows
4 307 (10.54%) Unix
5 262 (8.99%) CentOS
6 219 (7.52%) Debian
7 207 (7.10%) Ubuntu
8 99 (3.40%) Windows Server
9 63 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 52 (1.78%) Android
11 51 (1.75%) Solaris
11 51 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.86%) SUSE
13 24 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.45%) AIX
16 11 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.24%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (24.98%) Web Development
3 689 (23.64%) MVC
4 596 (20.45%) OOP
5 590 (20.25%) OO
6 516 (17.71%) DevOps
7 429 (14.72%) E-Commerce
8 319 (10.95%) Open Source
9 295 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
10 285 (9.78%) Scrum
11 283 (9.71%) Configuration Management
12 280 (9.61%) Software Engineering
13 270 (9.27%) TDD
14 268 (9.20%) OO PHP
15 171 (5.87%) Mentoring
16 146 (5.01%) High Availability
17 136 (4.67%) Front End Development
18 113 (3.88%) Unit Testing
19 106 (3.64%) Web Operations
20 99 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2223 (76.29%) PHP
2 1435 (49.25%) JavaScript
3 709 (24.33%) Python
4 548 (18.81%) Perl
5 506 (17.36%) Bash Shell
6 454 (15.58%) SQL
7 447 (15.34%) Java
8 350 (12.01%) Ruby
9 252 (8.65%) PHP 5
10 174 (5.97%) Shell Script
11 119 (4.08%) PowerShell
12 89 (3.05%) C#
13 84 (2.88%) C++
14 67 (2.30%) C
15 41 (1.41%) PHP 7
16 30 (1.03%) Korn
16 30 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.00%) Scala
18 27 (0.93%) AWK
18 27 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 305 (10.47%) Degree
2 51 (1.75%) RHCE
3 29 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (0.82%) RHCT
6 22 (0.75%) CCNA
7 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.55%) ISEB
9 15 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.34%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.31%) MCSE
12 7 (0.24%) CCNP
12 7 (0.24%) CISSP
12 7 (0.24%) MCP
12 7 (0.24%) NCDA
13 6 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.17%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.17%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.19%) QA
2 17 (0.58%) SLA
3 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.17%) DICOM
5 5 (0.17%) HL7
5 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.10%) BS7799
6 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 253 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (4.50%) Docker
3 118 (4.05%) Xen
4 99 (3.40%) KVM
5 97 (3.33%) Varnish
6 85 (2.92%) Active Directory
7 78 (2.68%) Squid
8 66 (2.26%) NFS
9 63 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
10 56 (1.92%) vSphere
11 52 (1.78%) Postfix
12 48 (1.65%) iptables
13 35 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
14 31 (1.06%) Hyper-V
15 30 (1.03%) XenServer
16 25 (0.86%) VMware ESX
17 24 (0.82%) VirtualBox
18 23 (0.79%) qmail
19 22 (0.75%) Sendmail
20 17 (0.58%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 625 (21.45%) Puppet
2 411 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
3 253 (8.68%) Nagios
4 237 (8.13%) Ansible
5 85 (2.92%) HAProxy
6 83 (2.85%) ZABBIX
7 67 (2.30%) Salt
8 64 (2.20%) Cacti
9 55 (1.89%) OpenAM
10 37 (1.27%) Graphite
11 33 (1.13%) logstash
12 32 (1.10%) CFEngine
13 30 (1.03%) Terraform
14 25 (0.86%) Tivoli
15 24 (0.82%) Cobbler
16 22 (0.75%) Zenoss
17 21 (0.72%) Ganglia
18 20 (0.69%) Capistrano
19 15 (0.51%) Nmap
19 15 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 422 (14.48%) Red Hat
2 396 (13.59%) VMware
3 368 (12.63%) Zend
4 284 (9.75%) Oracle
5 191 (6.55%) Microsoft
6 144 (4.94%) Google
7 97 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 83 (2.85%) Sun
9 72 (2.47%) Cisco
10 65 (2.23%) HP
11 47 (1.61%) Twitter
12 43 (1.48%) IBM
13 42 (1.44%) Facebook
14 37 (1.27%) New Relic
15 36 (1.24%) Splunk
16 28 (0.96%) NetApp
16 28 (0.96%) Percona
17 26 (0.89%) Citrix
18 24 (0.82%) EnterpriseDB
19 23 (0.79%) Apple
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 6 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Procure Plus
Salary: £32,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 10% annual bonus on top of salary in
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago