Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 245 210
Rank change year-on-year -50 -35 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 94 145 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.67% 1.06% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 2.60% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 88 132 203
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,600 £26,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,125 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 5,993 5,570 5,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 42.70% 40.61% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,474 4,986 5,540
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -32 76 £55,000 +4.76% 13
West End of London -19 7 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Southwark +68 4 £52,500 +110.00%
City of Westminster - 4 £70,000 -
Camden - 3 £62,500 -
LAMP
London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 71 (75.53%) Linux
2 60 (63.83%) PHP
3 58 (61.70%) MySQL
4 40 (42.55%) Apache
5 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (36.17%) Python
6 34 (36.17%) Laravel
7 31 (32.98%) Bash Shell
7 31 (32.98%) CSS
7 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
8 30 (31.91%) HTML
8 30 (31.91%) CMS
9 29 (30.85%) Web Development
9 29 (30.85%) DevOps
10 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
10 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
12 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
13 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
14 20 (21.28%) Degree
14 20 (21.28%) OO
15 19 (20.21%) TDD
15 19 (20.21%) MVC
15 19 (20.21%) Symfony
15 19 (20.21%) nginx
15 19 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (20.21%) HTML5
16 18 (19.15%) LEMP Stack
16 18 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
17 17 (18.09%) Docker

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 40 (42.55%) Apache
2 30 (31.91%) CMS
3 19 (20.21%) nginx
4 17 (18.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.38%) Drupal
7 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (5.32%) IIS
8 4 (4.26%) WordPress
9 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
9 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.13%) CloudStack
11 1 (1.06%) JBoss
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.06%) PrestaShop
11 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.89%) GitHub
3 10 (10.64%) SaaS
4 9 (9.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.19%) Office 365
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.13%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (2.13%) IaaS
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.06%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (1.06%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) BIG-IP
1 9 (9.57%) VLAN
2 8 (8.51%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) Firewall
4 5 (5.32%) DHCP
5 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
7 2 (2.13%) BGP
7 2 (2.13%) LAN
7 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.13%) SMTP
7 2 (2.13%) SSH
7 2 (2.13%) SSL
7 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.06%) AMQP
8 1 (1.06%) NAS
8 1 (1.06%) SAN
8 1 (1.06%) VoIP
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (61.70%) MySQL
2 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.64%) Redis
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.19%) Big Data
6 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.13%) OLAP
7 2 (2.13%) Power BI
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.45%) Subversion
4 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.13%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.13%) Codeship
5 2 (2.13%) GoCD
5 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.13%) RSpec
5 2 (2.13%) Sublime Text
5 2 (2.13%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (13.83%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
3 9 (9.57%) Finance
4 7 (7.45%) Back Office
4 7 (7.45%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Developer
2 41 (43.62%) PHP Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Administrator
3 16 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.96%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (15.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.96%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 11 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Head of Development
7 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Lead PHP Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.26%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer - Fintech
9 4 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (4.26%) SaaS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) Laravel
2 31 (32.98%) CSS
3 30 (31.91%) HTML
4 19 (20.21%) HTML5
4 19 (20.21%) Symfony
5 18 (19.15%) LEMP Stack
6 16 (17.02%) RESTful
7 15 (15.96%) jQuery
7 15 (15.96%) XML
8 14 (14.89%) CSS3
8 14 (14.89%) JSON
8 14 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (12.77%) SOAP
10 11 (11.70%) Vue.js
11 9 (9.57%) Node.js
12 7 (7.45%) WAMP
12 7 (7.45%) Web Services
13 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.26%) React
13 4 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.83%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.38%) Fintech
4 6 (6.38%) User Experience
5 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (75.53%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) CoreOS
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) CentOS
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) DevOps
2 29 (30.85%) Web Development
3 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
4 20 (21.28%) OO
5 19 (20.21%) MVC
5 19 (20.21%) TDD
6 17 (18.09%) E-Commerce
6 17 (18.09%) OOP
7 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.89%) Content Management
8 14 (14.89%) Scrum
9 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.70%) Kanban
10 11 (11.70%) Open Source
11 10 (10.64%) API Design
11 10 (10.64%) BDD
11 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.64%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) PHP
2 34 (36.17%) Python
3 31 (32.98%) Bash Shell
3 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.02%) Perl
5 15 (15.96%) Ruby
6 12 (12.77%) PHP 7
7 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.38%) Bourne shell
9 6 (6.38%) Java
9 6 (6.38%) Korn
9 6 (6.38%) SQL
10 3 (3.19%) C#
11 2 (2.13%) R
12 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
2 18 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Docker
2 9 (9.57%) iptables
3 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.26%) XenServer
5 2 (2.13%) LXC
5 2 (2.13%) Varnish
5 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.06%) KVM
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.06%) PowerDNS
6 1 (1.06%) QEMU
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.83%) Ansible
3 9 (9.57%) HAProxy
4 8 (8.51%) Puppet
5 7 (7.45%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.26%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (4.26%) Terraform
7 3 (3.19%) Nagios
8 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) Remedy
3 9 (9.57%) F5
3 9 (9.57%) Google
4 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) Juniper
7 3 (3.19%) Zend
8 2 (2.13%) Brocade
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.13%) Tableau
8 2 (2.13%) Vyatta
9 1 (1.06%) Centreon
9 1 (1.06%) OutSystems
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.06%) SaltStack