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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 270 232 220
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1198 1516 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.28% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 3.28% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1341 1278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -35 1152 £41,500 -2.35% 198
London -86 406 £50,000 +5.26% 80
South East -31 240 £40,000 +14.28% 29
South West +56 156 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Yorkshire +18 136 £35,500 -25.26% 32
West Yorkshire +33 133 £35,500 -29.00% 26
North West +40 87 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Bristol +40 83 £35,000 -17.64% 5
City of London -7 79 £47,500 -9.52% 23
Leeds -5 77 £36,000 -28.00% 19
Hampshire -46 66 £45,000 +32.35% 15
East of England -44 56 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Manchester +32 54 £37,000 +2.06% 9
Berkshire -10 50 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Surrey +28 42 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -12 41 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Dorset +35 34 £35,000 -6.66% 6
East Midlands -7 28 £37,500 +29.31% 7
Oxfordshire +22 26 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Reading -2 26 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Southampton -20 26 £45,500 +25.51% 8
Bournemouth +20 24 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Brighton +4 24 £33,750 +22.72% 1
East Sussex -6 24 £33,750 +22.72% 3
Ipswich -2 22 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Suffolk -7 22 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Halifax +22 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Birmingham +7 17 £28,000 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +3 17 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Somerset +3 15 £35,000 -9.67% 3

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1890 (77.49%) PHP
2 1407 (57.69%) MySQL
3 1319 (54.08%) Linux
4 1280 (52.48%) JavaScript
5 1201 (49.24%) HTML
6 1094 (44.85%) CSS
7 785 (32.19%) Apache
8 775 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
9 690 (28.29%) jQuery
10 679 (27.84%) Git (software)
11 616 (25.26%) MVC
12 492 (20.17%) HTML5
13 482 (19.76%) OO
14 462 (18.94%) Java
15 439 (18.00%) Web Services
16 434 (17.79%) SQL
17 416 (17.06%) Zend
18 361 (14.80%) Symfony
19 357 (14.64%) Python
20 341 (13.98%) DevOps
21 338 (13.86%) Web Development
22 336 (13.78%) Puppet
23 327 (13.41%) OOP
24 326 (13.37%) Open Source
25 321 (13.16%) Drupal
26 313 (12.83%) E-Commerce
27 308 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
28 297 (12.18%) CSS3
29 286 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
30 271 (11.11%) Ajax

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 785 (32.19%) Apache
2 321 (13.16%) Drupal
3 222 (9.10%) CMS
4 187 (7.67%) WordPress
5 186 (7.63%) nginx
6 127 (5.21%) Node.js
7 118 (4.84%) Tomcat
8 91 (3.73%) IIS
9 75 (3.08%) OpenStack
10 71 (2.91%) Joomla!
11 55 (2.26%) Confluence
12 42 (1.72%) Apache Solr
13 41 (1.68%) SharePoint
14 35 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
15 25 (1.03%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.74%) JBoss
16 18 (0.74%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.70%) SugarCRM
18 16 (0.66%) Moodle
18 16 (0.66%) concrete5
Applications
1 52 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.29%) MS Project
5 6 (0.25%) MS Office
6 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.082%) Maya
7 2 (0.082%) Houdini
7 2 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.082%) GIMP
8 1 (0.041%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.041%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 117 (4.80%) Magento
2 10 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.041%) RMDS
4 1 (0.041%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 308 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (3.61%) SaaS
3 84 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (1.64%) PaaS
5 39 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.44%) GitHub
7 34 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 27 (1.11%) Route 53
9 26 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.78%) IaaS
12 17 (0.70%) Google Apps
13 16 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.49%) Terremark
16 11 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.45%) Responsys
16 11 (0.45%) Taleo
17 8 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
18 7 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 158 (6.48%) Firewall
2 144 (5.90%) DNS
3 117 (4.80%) HTTP
4 106 (4.35%) Internet
5 91 (3.73%) TCP/IP
6 57 (2.34%) VPN
7 54 (2.21%) LAN
8 52 (2.13%) WAN
9 46 (1.89%) SSH
10 45 (1.85%) DHCP
11 37 (1.52%) SMTP
11 37 (1.52%) SAN
12 30 (1.23%) LDAP
13 25 (1.03%) FTP
13 25 (1.03%) Network Security
14 22 (0.90%) IPsec
14 22 (0.90%) Intranet
15 21 (0.86%) SSL
16 19 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1407 (57.69%) MySQL
2 184 (7.54%) SQL Server
3 115 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 110 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 96 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 47 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 42 (1.72%) Redis
8 41 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 35 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 22 (0.90%) Big Data
12 19 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.49%) SQLite
16 11 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.41%) MariaDB
18 9 (0.37%) Riak
18 9 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 679 (27.84%) Git (software)
2 256 (10.50%) Jenkins
3 231 (9.47%) Subversion
4 136 (5.58%) PHPUnit
5 128 (5.25%) Selenium
6 124 (5.08%) JIRA
7 76 (3.12%) Hudson
8 51 (2.09%) WebDriver
8 51 (2.09%) JMeter
9 41 (1.68%) Behat
10 40 (1.64%) Grunt
11 35 (1.44%) Maven
12 28 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 22 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (0.66%) gulp
17 15 (0.62%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 201 (8.24%) Finance
2 169 (6.93%) Marketing
3 84 (3.44%) Retail
4 81 (3.32%) Games
5 72 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.44%) Electronics
7 30 (1.23%) Advertising
7 30 (1.23%) Publishing
8 17 (0.70%) Billing
9 16 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.62%) Back Office
10 15 (0.62%) French Language
11 12 (0.49%) German Language
12 11 (0.45%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.41%) Banking
14 8 (0.33%) Law
15 7 (0.29%) Legal
16 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1491 (61.13%) Developer
2 913 (37.43%) PHP Developer
3 375 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 296 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 210 (8.61%) Administrator
6 203 (8.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 196 (8.04%) PHP Web Developer
8 176 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
9 173 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 162 (6.64%) Senior PHP Developer
11 127 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
12 117 (4.80%) Lead Developer
13 114 (4.67%) Architect
14 111 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 106 (4.35%) Junior
16 105 (4.31%) Software Developer
16 105 (4.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 100 (4.10%) Software Engineer
18 90 (3.69%) Junior Developer
19 82 (3.36%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1201 (49.24%) HTML
2 1094 (44.85%) CSS
3 690 (28.29%) jQuery
4 492 (20.17%) HTML5
5 439 (18.00%) Web Services
6 361 (14.80%) Symfony
7 297 (12.18%) CSS3
8 271 (11.11%) Ajax
9 246 (10.09%) .NET
10 244 (10.00%) Laravel
11 229 (9.39%) XML
12 167 (6.85%) REST
13 154 (6.31%) SOAP
14 150 (6.15%) JSON
15 140 (5.74%) AngularJS
16 113 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (4.55%) XHTML
18 110 (4.51%) CodeIgniter
19 109 (4.47%) RESTful
20 106 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 162 (6.64%) User Experience
2 138 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 129 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 108 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 40 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 35 (1.44%) W3C
8 34 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.35%) Replication
10 30 (1.23%) Clustering
11 24 (0.98%) Wiki
12 22 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 21 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.86%) Social Network
14 20 (0.82%) Social Media
15 19 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
16 18 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.70%) NHS
17 17 (0.70%) Private Cloud
18 16 (0.66%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1319 (54.08%) Linux
2 267 (10.95%) Windows
3 203 (8.32%) CentOS
4 146 (5.99%) UNIX
5 125 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 107 (4.39%) Android
7 103 (4.22%) Apple iOS
8 95 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 67 (2.75%) Debian
10 39 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 28 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.78%) Fedora
15 11 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.37%) Solaris
16 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.25%) SUSE
17 6 (0.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 616 (25.26%) MVC
3 482 (19.76%) OO
4 341 (13.98%) DevOps
5 338 (13.86%) Web Development
6 327 (13.41%) OOP
7 326 (13.37%) Open Source
8 313 (12.83%) E-Commerce
9 286 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
10 251 (10.29%) OO PHP
11 247 (10.13%) Software Engineering
12 218 (8.94%) TDD
13 217 (8.90%) Scrum
14 172 (7.05%) Unit Testing
15 161 (6.60%) Project Management
16 138 (5.66%) Configuration Management
17 128 (5.25%) Mentoring
18 108 (4.43%) SOA
19 95 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
20 92 (3.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1890 (77.49%) PHP
2 1280 (52.48%) JavaScript
3 462 (18.94%) Java
4 434 (17.79%) SQL
5 357 (14.64%) Python
6 254 (10.41%) PHP5
7 236 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 231 (9.47%) Perl
9 206 (8.45%) Ruby
10 94 (3.85%) C#
11 84 (3.44%) C++
12 81 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 38 (1.56%) C
14 34 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 26 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 14 (0.57%) VB
16 14 (0.57%) Apple Swift
17 13 (0.53%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.49%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 249 (10.21%) Degree
2 44 (1.80%) CCNA
2 44 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (0.37%) RHCE
4 7 (0.29%) PMP
4 7 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.25%) MCSE
5 6 (0.25%) CCIE
5 6 (0.25%) CCNP
6 5 (0.21%) RHCA
6 5 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (0.21%) IC3 Certification
6 5 (0.21%) LPIC
7 4 (0.16%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.16%) MCSA
8 3 (0.12%) HND
8 3 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.76%) QA
2 25 (1.03%) SLA
3 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.29%) WCAG
5 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.082%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.082%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 118 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (3.12%) Varnish
3 49 (2.01%) KVM
4 44 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 39 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.23%) Docker
7 27 (1.11%) iptables
8 22 (0.90%) XenServer
8 22 (0.90%) Samba
9 21 (0.86%) Xen
10 20 (0.82%) vSphere
10 20 (0.82%) Postfix
11 18 (0.74%) NFS
12 16 (0.66%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.53%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.49%) Squid
15 9 (0.37%) VMware ESX
16 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 336 (13.78%) Puppet
2 211 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 142 (5.82%) Nagios
4 90 (3.69%) Ansible
5 73 (2.99%) Vagrant
6 64 (2.62%) Salt
7 43 (1.76%) ZABBIX
8 41 (1.68%) Cacti
9 35 (1.44%) Graphite
10 25 (1.03%) Capistrano
11 22 (0.90%) cPanel
12 12 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 12 (0.49%) Sysprep
13 11 (0.45%) Ganglia
14 10 (0.41%) Munin
14 10 (0.41%) OpenView
15 8 (0.33%) Opsview
15 8 (0.33%) Cobbler
15 8 (0.33%) CA LISA
15 8 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 416 (17.06%) Zend
2 185 (7.59%) VMware
3 183 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 149 (6.11%) Oracle
5 129 (5.29%) Microsoft
6 107 (4.39%) Google
7 86 (3.53%) Rackspace
8 82 (3.36%) Cisco
9 61 (2.50%) Facebook
10 39 (1.60%) IBM
11 38 (1.56%) Twitter
12 30 (1.23%) Adobe
13 27 (1.11%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.07%) HP
15 22 (0.90%) Sun
15 22 (0.90%) Citrix
15 22 (0.90%) Juniper
16 21 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (0.78%) Splunk
18 17 (0.70%) BMC
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, other bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday