Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 278 255
Rank change year-on-year -27 -23 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 65 135 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.50% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 2.20% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 59 118 118
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,625 £75,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,575
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.61% +5.15%

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 5,604 6,128 5,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 42.75% 41.03% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,093 5,417 4,724
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,450 £91,250 £88,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -27 50 £55,000 - 17
City of Westminster -5 6 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Southwark +79 5 £52,500 +66.67%
West End of London -4 2 £90,000 +80.00%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £45,000 -
LAMP
London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 48 (73.85%) MySQL
2 47 (72.31%) PHP
3 41 (63.08%) Linux
4 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (47.69%) Apache
6 29 (44.62%) Python
6 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (43.08%) HTML
8 27 (41.54%) CSS
9 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (30.77%) Web Development
10 20 (30.77%) Redis
11 19 (29.23%) nginx
11 19 (29.23%) DevOps
12 18 (27.69%) RESTful
12 18 (27.69%) LEMP Stack
12 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
13 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
14 16 (24.62%) Laravel
14 16 (24.62%) Docker
14 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
15 15 (23.08%) Node.js
15 15 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (23.08%) CMS
16 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
17 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 12 (18.46%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
18 12 (18.46%) Open Source
18 12 (18.46%) Scrum

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 31 (47.69%) Apache
2 19 (29.23%) nginx
3 15 (23.08%) CMS
4 12 (18.46%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
7 6 (9.23%) Drupal
8 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
8 3 (4.62%) WordPress
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (13.85%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (13.85%) GitHub
3 9 (13.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (13.85%) Route 53
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
1 9 (13.85%) VLAN
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
2 2 (3.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (73.85%) MySQL
2 20 (30.77%) Redis
3 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (13.85%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (13.85%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (16.92%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 31 (47.69%) PHP Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.85%) DevOps Administrator
4 9 (13.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (10.77%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (7.69%) Systems Administration Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 27 (41.54%) CSS
3 18 (27.69%) LEMP Stack
3 18 (27.69%) RESTful
4 16 (24.62%) Laravel
5 15 (23.08%) Node.js
6 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.92%) HTML5
6 11 (16.92%) jQuery
6 11 (16.92%) Web Services
7 10 (15.38%) Ajax
7 10 (15.38%) CSS3
7 10 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (13.85%) JSON
8 9 (13.85%) SOAP
8 9 (13.85%) Symfony
8 9 (13.85%) XML
9 7 (10.77%) React
9 7 (10.77%) Vue.js
10 5 (7.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Fintech
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) CentOS
2 9 (13.85%) CoreOS
2 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Web Development
3 19 (29.23%) DevOps
4 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.46%) OOP
5 12 (18.46%) Open Source
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
6 11 (16.92%) OO
7 10 (15.38%) BDD
7 10 (15.38%) Content Management
7 10 (15.38%) Kanban
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.85%) Pair Programming
8 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
9 7 (10.77%) MVC
9 7 (10.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) PHP
2 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (44.62%) Python
4 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
5 10 (15.38%) Ruby
6 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.77%) PHP 7
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) Java
10 1 (1.54%) C#
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Docker
2 9 (13.85%) iptables
3 2 (3.08%) Varnish
4 1 (1.54%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (15.38%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 3 (4.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) F5
2 9 (13.85%) Google
3 7 (10.77%) Remedy
4 3 (4.62%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat