Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 263 196
Rank change year-on-year -16 -67 +50
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 103 111 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.73% 0.89% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.23% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 104 247
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £37,775 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,800 £73,750 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6,047 4,985 6,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 43.02% 40.06% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,488 4,492 5,975
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,925 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Central London

LAMP
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP in Central London.

Salary trend for LAMP in Central London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Central London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Central London

LAMP
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 81 £54,000 -1.82% 16
Camden - 7 £62,500 -
City of Westminster - 7 £60,000 -
West End of London -11 6 £57,500 -17.86% 4
Southwark -16 2 £52,500 +150.00%
LAMP
London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 74 (71.84%) Linux
2 72 (69.90%) PHP
3 63 (61.17%) MySQL
4 42 (40.78%) CSS
5 41 (39.81%) HTML
6 39 (37.86%) Apache
6 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (35.92%) Web Development
8 35 (33.98%) Laravel
9 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
10 29 (28.16%) Python
11 28 (27.18%) CMS
11 28 (27.18%) Symfony
11 28 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
13 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
13 26 (25.24%) DevOps
14 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
14 24 (23.30%) MVC
15 23 (22.33%) Degree
16 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
17 21 (20.39%) HTML5
18 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
18 20 (19.42%) TDD
18 20 (19.42%) Computer Science Degree
19 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
19 19 (18.45%) jQuery
20 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
20 18 (17.48%) OO
21 17 (16.50%) OOP

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 39 (37.86%) Apache
2 28 (27.18%) CMS
3 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
4 13 (12.62%) nginx
5 8 (7.77%) Drupal
5 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.83%) IIS
7 5 (4.85%) WordPress
8 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
9 3 (2.91%) JBoss
10 2 (1.94%) CloudStack
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.97%) Confluence
11 1 (0.97%) Moodle
11 1 (0.97%) PrestaShop
11 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.56%) SaaS
3 8 (7.77%) GitHub
4 7 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.91%) AWS OpsWorks
6 3 (2.91%) IaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.91%) Office 365
6 3 (2.91%) PaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Route 53
7 2 (1.94%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) DNS
2 8 (7.77%) Firewall
3 6 (5.83%) BIG-IP
3 6 (5.83%) VLAN
4 5 (4.85%) DHCP
4 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.85%) VPN
5 4 (3.88%) FTP
6 3 (2.91%) SAN
6 3 (2.91%) SSL
7 2 (1.94%) BGP
7 2 (1.94%) HTTP
7 2 (1.94%) LAN
7 2 (1.94%) NAS
7 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.94%) SMTP
7 2 (1.94%) SSH
7 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.97%) VoIP
8 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (61.17%) MySQL
2 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.77%) Redis
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.91%) Big Data
5 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.94%) OLAP
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Power BI
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.68%) Subversion
4 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.91%) CircleCI
5 3 (2.91%) Codeship
5 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.91%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) RSpec
5 3 (2.91%) Sublime Text
5 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.94%) GoCD
6 2 (1.94%) Grunt
6 2 (1.94%) gulp
6 2 (1.94%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Back Office
3 9 (8.74%) Marketing
4 8 (7.77%) Retail
5 5 (4.85%) Law
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (58.25%) Developer
2 48 (46.60%) PHP Developer
3 14 (13.59%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Administrator
4 12 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Head of Development
9 6 (5.83%) PHP Developer - Fintech
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.88%) SaaS Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.78%) CSS
2 41 (39.81%) HTML
3 35 (33.98%) Laravel
4 28 (27.18%) Symfony
5 21 (20.39%) HTML5
6 19 (18.45%) jQuery
7 16 (15.53%) XML
8 13 (12.62%) CSS3
8 13 (12.62%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (12.62%) RESTful
9 11 (10.68%) JSON
10 10 (9.71%) Node.js
10 10 (9.71%) WAMP
11 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (8.74%) Web Services
12 8 (7.77%) SOAP
13 7 (6.80%) Vue.js
14 6 (5.83%) REST
15 4 (3.88%) .NET
15 4 (3.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.68%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (10.68%) User Experience
4 9 (8.74%) Fintech
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.84%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) CentOS
3 6 (5.83%) CoreOS
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Debian
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) Web Development
3 26 (25.24%) DevOps
4 24 (23.30%) MVC
5 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
6 20 (19.42%) TDD
7 18 (17.48%) OO
8 17 (16.50%) OOP
9 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
10 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.59%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.65%) Open Source
12 11 (10.68%) Content Management
12 11 (10.68%) Scrum
13 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (8.74%) Data Visualisation
14 9 (8.74%) Visualisation
15 8 (7.77%) Kanban
16 7 (6.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.90%) PHP
2 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) Python
4 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
5 16 (15.53%) Perl
6 13 (12.62%) Ruby
6 13 (12.62%) SQL
7 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
8 11 (10.68%) PHP 7
9 9 (8.74%) Java
10 6 (5.83%) Bourne shell
10 6 (5.83%) Korn
10 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.91%) C#
11 3 (2.91%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.94%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Degree
2 20 (19.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) iptables
3 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.88%) XenServer
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) KVM
6 1 (0.97%) LXC
6 1 (0.97%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.97%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.97%) QEMU
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.68%) Ansible
3 10 (9.71%) Puppet
4 6 (5.83%) HAProxy
4 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.88%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (3.88%) Nagios
6 3 (2.91%) Terraform
7 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle
2 7 (6.80%) VMware
3 6 (5.83%) F5
3 6 (5.83%) Google
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Remedy
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.91%) Juniper
6 3 (2.91%) Zend
7 2 (1.94%) Brocade
7 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) OutSystems
7 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.94%) Tableau
7 2 (1.94%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.97%) Centreon
8 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.97%) Zoho