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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 216 187 209
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1544 1611 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.50% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 3.78% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1378 1445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -21 1496 £41,500 +3.75% 223
London +4 688 £47,500 +5.55% 90
South East +14 377 £40,000 - 50
Yorkshire -83 121 £42,500 +21.42% 21
East of England +12 101 £35,000 -12.50% 15
City of London -14 101 £52,500 +20.00% 23
West Yorkshire -51 94 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Berkshire +21 89 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leeds -46 88 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hampshire +11 87 £31,500 -12.50% 14
South West -10 72 £32,500 - 16
East Midlands +22 67 £32,500 +8.33% 5
East Sussex -11 52 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 49 £41,500 +18.57% 5
Brighton -6 47 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +19 45 £35,000 -39.13% 1
North West -36 45 £30,000 -10.44% 16
Milton Keynes +24 44 £42,000 +82.60% 5
Surrey -58 44 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Oxfordshire +7 40 £35,000 - 7
Southampton +11 36 £30,000 -29.41% 5
West Midlands -51 31 £32,500 - 9
Suffolk +24 30 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Maidenhead -6 27 £48,000 -5.88%
Reading +13 26 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Manchester -34 25 £26,500 -20.89% 7
Northamptonshire -6 21 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Leicestershire +21 20 £33,500 +7.20% 2
Slough +16 20 £45,000 -18.18%
Somerset -2 20 £35,000 +45.83% 7

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2333 (75.80%) PHP
2 1987 (64.55%) MySQL
3 1561 (50.71%) Linux
4 1366 (44.38%) JavaScript
5 1288 (41.85%) HTML
6 1221 (39.67%) CSS
7 898 (29.17%) jQuery
8 897 (29.14%) Apache
9 844 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
10 689 (22.38%) OO
11 669 (21.73%) Git (software)
12 666 (21.64%) MVC
13 550 (17.87%) HTML5
14 535 (17.38%) Java
15 501 (16.28%) Web Services
16 488 (15.85%) SQL
17 478 (15.53%) Zend
18 459 (14.91%) E-Commerce
19 448 (14.55%) Subversion
19 448 (14.55%) PHP5
20 438 (14.23%) OOP
21 431 (14.00%) Open Source
22 411 (13.35%) Python
23 404 (13.13%) Ajax
24 396 (12.87%) CSS3
25 393 (12.77%) Drupal
25 393 (12.77%) Symfony
26 392 (12.74%) Degree
27 371 (12.05%) Web Development
28 368 (11.96%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 897 (29.14%) Apache
2 393 (12.77%) Drupal
3 296 (9.62%) CMS
4 242 (7.86%) WordPress
5 216 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 136 (4.42%) Node.js
7 130 (4.22%) IIS
8 128 (4.16%) nginx
9 62 (2.01%) WebLogic
10 61 (1.98%) Apache Solr
11 54 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 54 (1.75%) Joomla!
12 39 (1.27%) Confluence
13 38 (1.23%) MS Exchange
14 32 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
15 31 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
16 23 (0.75%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.55%) Moodle
17 17 (0.55%) CloudStack
18 16 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 82 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.24%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.49%) MS Office
5 11 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.097%) MS Project
7 2 (0.065%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.065%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 153 (4.97%) Magento
2 8 (0.26%) Optimost
3 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) osCommerce
4 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.065%) Tridion
6 2 (0.065%) CubeCart
6 2 (0.065%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.032%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.032%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 229 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (5.17%) SaaS
3 52 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 51 (1.66%) PaaS
5 49 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 34 (1.10%) IaaS
8 34 (1.10%) GitHub
9 25 (0.81%) Google Apps
10 24 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.52%) Route 53
13 11 (0.36%) Joyent
14 8 (0.26%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.097%) Trello
15 3 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.097%) Heroku
15 3 (0.097%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.065%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 186 (6.04%) DNS
2 181 (5.88%) Internet
3 147 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 131 (4.26%) HTTP
5 100 (3.25%) Firewall
6 78 (2.53%) SSL
7 72 (2.34%) VPN
8 62 (2.01%) SAN
9 61 (1.98%) LDAP
10 55 (1.79%) SSH
11 41 (1.33%) Intranet
11 41 (1.33%) VoIP
12 40 (1.30%) DHCP
13 38 (1.23%) SMTP
14 36 (1.17%) WAN
15 35 (1.14%) Network Security
16 31 (1.01%) LAN
17 29 (0.94%) AMQP
18 27 (0.88%) VLAN
19 24 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1987 (64.55%) MySQL
2 227 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 194 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 173 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 129 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 101 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 88 (2.86%) Big Data
8 76 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 73 (2.37%) Redis
10 60 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 40 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
12 37 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.65%) CouchDB
14 19 (0.62%) Riak
15 16 (0.52%) SQLite
16 12 (0.39%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.32%) MS Access
17 10 (0.32%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 669 (21.73%) Git (software)
2 448 (14.55%) Subversion
3 189 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 146 (4.74%) PHPUnit
5 131 (4.26%) JIRA
6 69 (2.24%) Selenium
7 40 (1.30%) Hudson
8 36 (1.17%) Mercurial
9 30 (0.97%) Behat
10 28 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 26 (0.84%) Grunt
12 23 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 20 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 20 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.58%) NetBeans
15 17 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (0.52%) PhpStorm
17 15 (0.49%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.45%) JUnit
19 13 (0.42%) Xdebug
General
1 251 (8.15%) Marketing
2 176 (5.72%) Finance
3 125 (4.06%) Advertising
4 99 (3.22%) Retail
5 71 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 61 (1.98%) Banking
7 56 (1.82%) Publishing
8 54 (1.75%) Games
9 35 (1.14%) Back Office
10 24 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.58%) Legal
12 15 (0.49%) Law
12 15 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 14 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.39%) Automotive
15 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.23%) Front Office
18 6 (0.19%) Music Industry
19 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1801 (58.51%) Developer
2 1169 (37.98%) PHP Developer
3 418 (13.58%) Web Developer
4 366 (11.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 355 (11.53%) Senior Developer
6 306 (9.94%) Administrator
7 265 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
8 216 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
9 203 (6.60%) Linux Administrator
10 196 (6.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 185 (6.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 185 (6.01%) PHP Web Developer
12 181 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
13 160 (5.20%) Architect
14 134 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 130 (4.22%) Junior
16 124 (4.03%) Drupal Developer
17 109 (3.54%) Junior Developer
18 103 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
19 101 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1288 (41.85%) HTML
2 1221 (39.67%) CSS
3 898 (29.17%) jQuery
4 550 (17.87%) HTML5
5 501 (16.28%) Web Services
6 404 (13.13%) Ajax
7 396 (12.87%) CSS3
8 393 (12.77%) Symfony
9 364 (11.83%) XML
10 232 (7.54%) .NET
11 195 (6.34%) XHTML
12 193 (6.27%) SOAP
13 183 (5.95%) JSON
14 163 (5.30%) CodeIgniter
15 151 (4.91%) Laravel
16 148 (4.81%) REST
17 138 (4.48%) RESTful
18 122 (3.96%) CakePHP
19 105 (3.41%) Zend Framework
20 100 (3.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 431 (14.00%) Open Source
2 181 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 144 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 128 (4.16%) User Experience
5 126 (4.09%) Social Media
6 102 (3.31%) Clustering
7 90 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (2.11%) Digital Media
9 50 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 46 (1.49%) Replication
11 35 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (1.04%) RIA
13 31 (1.01%) W3C
14 29 (0.94%) Symmetrix
15 26 (0.84%) E-Learning
15 26 (0.84%) Kindle
16 25 (0.81%) Mathematics
17 24 (0.78%) Taxonomies
18 21 (0.68%) Algorithms
19 20 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1561 (50.71%) Linux
2 368 (11.96%) Windows
3 283 (9.19%) UNIX
4 205 (6.66%) CentOS
5 184 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 150 (4.87%) Ubuntu
7 140 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 117 (3.80%) Android
9 106 (3.44%) Debian
10 88 (2.86%) Solaris
11 62 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (1.66%) Windows 7
13 39 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 25 (0.81%) Fedora
16 24 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (0.65%) SUSE
19 18 (0.58%) HPUX
20 14 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (22.38%) OO
3 666 (21.64%) MVC
4 459 (14.91%) E-Commerce
5 438 (14.23%) OOP
6 371 (12.05%) Web Development
7 366 (11.89%) DevOps
8 343 (11.14%) OO PHP
9 286 (9.29%) Scrum
10 274 (8.90%) Software Engineering
11 261 (8.48%) TDD
12 258 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
13 158 (5.13%) Mentoring
14 153 (4.97%) Unit Testing
14 153 (4.97%) Configuration Management
15 141 (4.58%) Content Management
16 140 (4.55%) ITIL
17 133 (4.32%) BDD
18 124 (4.03%) Project Management
19 111 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2333 (75.80%) PHP
2 1366 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 535 (17.38%) Java
4 488 (15.85%) SQL
5 448 (14.55%) PHP5
6 411 (13.35%) Python
7 333 (10.82%) Ruby
8 326 (10.59%) Perl
9 289 (9.39%) Bash Shell
10 129 (4.19%) C++
11 103 (3.35%) C#
12 98 (3.18%) Shell Script
13 69 (2.24%) C
14 38 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 26 (0.84%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.52%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.45%) VB
18 13 (0.42%) PHP4
19 12 (0.39%) ECMAScript
20 8 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 392 (12.74%) Degree
2 47 (1.53%) RHCE
3 39 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.84%) MCSE
5 22 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.58%) ISEB
6 18 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.55%) Linux+ Certification
7 17 (0.55%) LPIC
7 17 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.55%) CCNA
8 15 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.45%) MCITP
10 13 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.32%) CISSP
11 10 (0.32%) CISM
11 10 (0.32%) CEH
12 8 (0.26%) HND
13 7 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.74%) QA
2 39 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 36 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.88%) SLA
5 6 (0.19%) WCAG
6 3 (0.097%) COBIT
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (2.83%) Xen
3 72 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 70 (2.27%) KVM
5 67 (2.18%) Varnish
6 50 (1.62%) Postfix
7 37 (1.20%) Snort
8 33 (1.07%) Sendmail
9 28 (0.91%) NFS
10 21 (0.68%) XenApp
11 17 (0.55%) XenServer
11 17 (0.55%) Hyper-V
12 15 (0.49%) Samba
13 14 (0.45%) Docker
14 13 (0.42%) vSphere
15 11 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
15 11 (0.36%) Shibboleth
16 9 (0.29%) XenDesktop
17 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
17 6 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 351 (11.40%) Puppet
2 255 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (4.78%) Nagios
4 87 (2.83%) Cacti
5 75 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 39 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 31 (1.01%) Salt
8 20 (0.65%) Capistrano
9 19 (0.62%) Ansible
10 12 (0.39%) Zenoss
10 12 (0.39%) Opsview
11 11 (0.36%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.32%) Plesk
13 7 (0.23%) Ganglia
13 7 (0.23%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.16%) WSUS
14 5 (0.16%) Munin
15 4 (0.13%) Bcfg2
15 4 (0.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 478 (15.53%) Zend
2 280 (9.10%) Red Hat
3 267 (8.67%) VMware
4 181 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 174 (5.65%) Oracle
6 94 (3.05%) Rackspace
7 88 (2.86%) Cisco
8 83 (2.70%) Facebook
9 80 (2.60%) Google
10 55 (1.79%) EMC
11 54 (1.75%) Twitter
12 45 (1.46%) Citrix
13 35 (1.14%) Adobe
14 34 (1.10%) F5
15 32 (1.04%) JBoss
16 26 (0.84%) HP
17 21 (0.68%) IBM
18 20 (0.65%) Atlassian
19 18 (0.58%) Dell
20 16 (0.52%) SAP
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