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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 226 213 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1478 1556 1840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.48% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 3.98% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1331 1626
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
38651 39136 42887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.95% 37.26% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33338 33677 35752
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -12 1433 £41,000 +2.50% 234
London +31 563 £50,000 - 79
South East -29 320 £40,000 - 55
Hampshire +31 139 £33,500 -10.66% 18
South West -38 126 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Yorkshire -25 112 £40,000 +6.66% 24
West Midlands +17 102 £37,500 +15.38% 14
City of London +56 92 £47,500 - 14
East of England +8 92 £45,000 +34.32% 7
West Yorkshire +7 86 £40,000 -5.88% 17
North West +14 72 £35,000 +16.66% 18
Leeds -2 64 £42,500 - 14
Birmingham +40 63 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Manchester +16 58 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Dorset +42 55 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Surrey -27 44 £50,000 - 10
Suffolk +25 42 £48,500 +14.11%
Ipswich +25 42 £48,500 +14.11%
Berkshire -25 42 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Southampton +17 39 £36,500 -2.66% 7
East Midlands -9 35 £32,500 -16.12% 24
Bristol -18 35 £36,500 -14.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 33 £40,500 +15.71% 5
Milton Keynes +1 30 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Poole - 28 £40,000 - 1
Farnborough +7 27 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Portsmouth - 27 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -10 26 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Reading -15 25 £55,000 - 8
East Sussex 0 24 £41,500 +18.57% 6

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2297 (75.96%) MySQL
2 2239 (74.04%) PHP
3 2143 (70.87%) Linux
4 1584 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 1578 (52.18%) Apache
6 1334 (44.11%) HTML
7 1295 (42.82%) CSS
8 994 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
9 918 (30.36%) jQuery
10 904 (29.89%) Git (software)
11 680 (22.49%) Python
12 662 (21.89%) OO
13 579 (19.15%) Java
14 569 (18.82%) Perl
14 569 (18.82%) MVC
15 562 (18.58%) SQL
16 547 (18.09%) OOP
17 540 (17.86%) Puppet
18 524 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
19 503 (16.63%) Web Services
20 495 (16.37%) DevOps
21 492 (16.27%) HTML5
22 484 (16.01%) Symfony
23 468 (15.48%) Bash Shell
24 452 (14.95%) VMware
25 450 (14.88%) Windows
26 421 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 419 (13.86%) Red Hat
28 415 (13.72%) Ruby
29 414 (13.69%) XML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1578 (52.18%) Apache
2 379 (12.53%) Tomcat
3 309 (10.22%) nginx
4 248 (8.20%) Node.js
5 230 (7.61%) Drupal
6 209 (6.91%) WordPress
7 163 (5.39%) IIS
8 134 (4.43%) CMS
9 130 (4.30%) JBoss
10 127 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
11 118 (3.90%) OpenStack
12 70 (2.31%) WebSphere
13 50 (1.65%) Moodle
14 49 (1.62%) MS Exchange
15 47 (1.55%) Apache Solr
16 42 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
17 38 (1.26%) Joomla!
17 38 (1.26%) SharePoint
18 36 (1.19%) Confluence
19 33 (1.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 83 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.96%) MS Office
4 13 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.099%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) GIMP
9 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 201 (6.65%) Magento
2 34 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.13%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.033%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.033%) Primavera
7 1 (0.033%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 524 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 88 (2.91%) IaaS
4 68 (2.25%) PaaS
5 67 (2.22%) GitHub
5 67 (2.22%) SaaS
6 52 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 48 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 46 (1.52%) Joyent
9 38 (1.26%) CloudFront
10 31 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (0.53%) iPaaS
15 14 (0.46%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.40%) Office 365
17 9 (0.30%) Google Apps
18 8 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 7 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 303 (10.02%) DNS
2 272 (8.99%) Firewall
3 179 (5.92%) Internet
4 162 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 130 (4.30%) LDAP
6 118 (3.90%) HTTP
6 118 (3.90%) VPN
7 99 (3.27%) DHCP
8 95 (3.14%) SAN
9 94 (3.11%) VLAN
10 91 (3.01%) SSH
11 73 (2.41%) SSL
12 69 (2.28%) SMTP
13 67 (2.22%) LAN
14 57 (1.88%) SNMP
15 56 (1.85%) WAN
16 49 (1.62%) BGP
17 45 (1.49%) Intranet
18 41 (1.36%) iSCSI
19 39 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2297 (75.96%) MySQL
2 310 (10.25%) SQL Server
3 291 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 222 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 196 (6.48%) Redis
6 147 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 143 (4.73%) NoSQL
8 85 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 77 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 63 (2.08%) Big Data
11 61 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 45 (1.49%) Couchbase
13 38 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.16%) Apache Hive
15 28 (0.93%) MariaDB
15 28 (0.93%) MemSQL
16 25 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (0.83%) Riak
16 25 (0.83%) SQLite
17 24 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 904 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 408 (13.49%) Subversion
3 352 (11.64%) Jenkins
4 185 (6.12%) PHPUnit
5 145 (4.79%) JIRA
6 128 (4.23%) Selenium
7 107 (3.54%) Maven
8 78 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 78 (2.58%) Vagrant
9 77 (2.55%) JUnit
10 71 (2.35%) Hudson
11 65 (2.15%) Trac
12 42 (1.39%) Gerrit
13 41 (1.36%) Grunt
13 41 (1.36%) Jasmine
14 38 (1.26%) Bugzilla
14 38 (1.26%) JMeter
15 34 (1.12%) Ant
15 34 (1.12%) PEAR
16 31 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 302 (9.99%) Finance
2 207 (6.85%) Marketing
3 126 (4.17%) Games
4 94 (3.11%) Retail
5 78 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 58 (1.92%) Advertising
7 46 (1.52%) Publishing
8 31 (1.03%) Back Office
9 30 (0.99%) Law
10 21 (0.69%) Banking
11 17 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 16 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.36%) French Language
13 11 (0.36%) Legal
14 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.20%) Electronics
16 5 (0.17%) Military
17 4 (0.13%) Front Office
18 3 (0.099%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.066%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1567 (51.82%) Developer
2 1194 (39.48%) PHP Developer
3 392 (12.96%) Administrator
4 355 (11.74%) Web Developer
5 348 (11.51%) Linux Administrator
6 335 (11.08%) Systems Administrator
7 298 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 286 (9.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 265 (8.76%) PHP Web Developer
10 236 (7.80%) Linux Engineer
11 218 (7.21%) LAMP Developer
12 214 (7.08%) Senior PHP Developer
13 204 (6.75%) MySQL Developer
14 201 (6.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 188 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 169 (5.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 151 (4.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 141 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
19 137 (4.53%) HTML Developer
20 134 (4.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1334 (44.11%) HTML
2 1295 (42.82%) CSS
3 918 (30.36%) jQuery
4 503 (16.63%) Web Services
5 492 (16.27%) HTML5
6 484 (16.01%) Symfony
7 414 (13.69%) XML
8 333 (11.01%) CSS3
9 302 (9.99%) Ajax
10 299 (9.89%) LEMP Stack
11 295 (9.76%) JSON
12 257 (8.50%) AngularJS
13 247 (8.17%) REST
14 229 (7.57%) SOAP
15 215 (7.11%) Laravel
16 176 (5.82%) .NET
17 169 (5.59%) LAPP Stack
18 163 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 146 (4.83%) Sass
20 110 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.97%) Computer Science
2 166 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (5.26%) User Experience
4 144 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 116 (3.84%) Data Centre
6 80 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.72%) Replication
8 50 (1.65%) Clustering
9 48 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 45 (1.49%) Fintech
11 43 (1.42%) e-Learning
12 35 (1.16%) Learning Management System
13 33 (1.09%) VLE
14 32 (1.06%) Algorithms
15 29 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 29 (0.96%) NHS
15 29 (0.96%) Online Games
15 29 (0.96%) RIA
16 24 (0.79%) IBM XIV
17 23 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2143 (70.87%) Linux
2 450 (14.88%) Windows
3 421 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 339 (11.21%) CentOS
5 262 (8.66%) Unix
6 235 (7.77%) Ubuntu
7 206 (6.81%) Debian
8 147 (4.86%) Windows Server
9 101 (3.34%) Apple iOS
10 99 (3.27%) Android
11 95 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (1.46%) Solaris
13 42 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.46%) AIX
17 11 (0.36%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.33%) SmartOS
18 10 (0.33%) SUSE
18 10 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (21.89%) OO
3 569 (18.82%) MVC
4 547 (18.09%) OOP
5 495 (16.37%) DevOps
6 414 (13.69%) E-Commerce
7 376 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
8 363 (12.00%) Scrum
9 346 (11.44%) TDD
10 335 (11.08%) Software Engineering
11 329 (10.88%) Web Development
12 324 (10.71%) Open Source
13 277 (9.16%) OO PHP
14 236 (7.80%) Configuration Management
15 223 (7.37%) High Availability
16 207 (6.85%) Mentoring
17 180 (5.95%) Front End Development
18 174 (5.75%) Unit Testing
19 157 (5.19%) Project Management
20 128 (4.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2239 (74.04%) PHP
2 1584 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 680 (22.49%) Python
4 579 (19.15%) Java
5 569 (18.82%) Perl
6 562 (18.58%) SQL
7 468 (15.48%) Bash Shell
8 415 (13.72%) Ruby
9 203 (6.71%) PHP 5
10 164 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 107 (3.54%) C#
12 93 (3.08%) C++
13 83 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 63 (2.08%) C
15 36 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 31 (1.03%) AWK
16 31 (1.03%) sed
17 20 (0.66%) Go
17 20 (0.66%) PHP 7
18 18 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 360 (11.90%) Degree
2 72 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (1.49%) CCNA
4 42 (1.39%) RHCE
5 38 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (0.99%) CCNP
7 24 (0.79%) RHCT
8 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.73%) ISEB
9 22 (0.73%) MCSE
10 14 (0.46%) CCDE
10 14 (0.46%) CCIE
10 14 (0.46%) CISSP
11 13 (0.43%) CCSP
12 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.33%) NCDA
12 10 (0.33%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.30%) MCP
13 9 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
14 8 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.31%) QA
2 28 (0.93%) SLA
3 21 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.066%) BS7799
7 1 (0.033%) DICOM
7 1 (0.033%) HL7
System Software
1 334 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 127 (4.20%) Varnish
4 117 (3.87%) Xen
5 110 (3.64%) KVM
6 96 (3.17%) Docker
7 62 (2.05%) NFS
8 61 (2.02%) vSphere
9 52 (1.72%) Postfix
9 52 (1.72%) Squid
10 47 (1.55%) Hyper-V
11 46 (1.52%) iptables
12 42 (1.39%) VMware ESX
13 41 (1.36%) XenServer
14 29 (0.96%) qmail
14 29 (0.96%) Sendmail
15 23 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.73%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.66%) Corosync
17 20 (0.66%) LXC
Systems Management
1 540 (17.86%) Puppet
2 345 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
3 225 (7.44%) Nagios
4 152 (5.03%) Ansible
5 103 (3.41%) ZABBIX
6 55 (1.82%) Cacti
6 55 (1.82%) Capistrano
7 54 (1.79%) Graphite
8 49 (1.62%) CFEngine
9 40 (1.32%) logstash
10 38 (1.26%) Salt
11 22 (0.73%) vMotion
11 22 (0.73%) Zenoss
12 21 (0.69%) WSUS
13 20 (0.66%) cPanel
14 19 (0.63%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.63%) SELinux
15 18 (0.60%) Icinga
15 18 (0.60%) Opsview
15 18 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 452 (14.95%) VMware
2 419 (13.86%) Red Hat
3 411 (13.59%) Zend
4 223 (7.37%) Oracle
5 213 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 178 (5.89%) Google
7 99 (3.27%) Cisco
8 77 (2.55%) Twitter
9 72 (2.38%) IBM
10 65 (2.15%) Rackspace
11 64 (2.12%) Citrix
12 60 (1.98%) New Relic
13 59 (1.95%) NetApp
14 57 (1.88%) HP
15 48 (1.59%) Facebook
16 44 (1.46%) Percona
17 39 (1.29%) Splunk
18 38 (1.26%) Sun
19 36 (1.19%) Yahoo!
20 32 (1.06%) EMC
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + full benefits inc share options an
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40K + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 26holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 26 holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 2 days ago