Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 213 250
Rank change year-on-year -25 +37 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 89 145 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.24% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 2.99% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 81 140 176
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +10.53% -1.55%

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4109 4848 6297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.18% 41.40% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3695 4471 5462
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 69 (77.53%) MySQL
2 65 (73.03%) PHP
3 47 (52.81%) Linux
4 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.45%) Apache
6 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
7 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
8 26 (29.21%) Puppet
9 23 (25.84%) DevOps
10 22 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (24.72%) CSS
11 21 (23.60%) Bash Shell
11 21 (23.60%) Symfony
12 20 (22.47%) HTML
13 19 (21.35%) SQL
13 19 (21.35%) Windows
13 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (20.22%) Docker
14 18 (20.22%) Advertising
15 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
16 16 (17.98%) Web Development
16 16 (17.98%) Python
16 16 (17.98%) Fintech
16 16 (17.98%) LEMP Stack
17 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
17 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
18 14 (15.73%) jQuery
18 14 (15.73%) Java

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 36 (40.45%) Apache
2 11 (12.36%) nginx
2 11 (12.36%) WordPress
3 9 (10.11%) CMS
3 9 (10.11%) IIS
4 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.49%) CloudStack
6 4 (4.49%) JBoss
6 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.37%) Drupal
8 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.12%) Confluence
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Office 365
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.37%) SaaS
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (1.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Intranet
2 7 (7.87%) Firewall
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.37%) FTP
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) Broadband
5 2 (2.25%) VoIP
5 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.12%) DNS
6 1 (1.12%) MRTG
6 1 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (77.53%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) Big Data
2 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.25%) Presto
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.48%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.74%) gulp
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.25%) Grunt
7 2 (2.25%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) Phing
7 2 (2.25%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.12%) Bower
8 1 (1.12%) Codeception
8 1 (1.12%) GitLab
8 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.12%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.12%) PuPHPet
General
1 18 (20.22%) Advertising
2 14 (15.73%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Games
4 3 (3.37%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Lead Developer
4 11 (12.36%) MySQL Developer
4 11 (12.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Administrator
6 9 (10.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Symfony Developer
9 6 (6.74%) CakePHP Developer
9 6 (6.74%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (5.62%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) CSS
2 21 (23.60%) Symfony
3 20 (22.47%) HTML
4 16 (17.98%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (15.73%) jQuery
6 13 (14.61%) HTML5
7 12 (13.48%) Laravel
8 11 (12.36%) .NET
9 10 (11.24%) Web Services
10 9 (10.11%) CSS3
11 8 (8.99%) Behat
11 8 (8.99%) REST
12 7 (7.87%) CakePHP
12 7 (7.87%) Node.js
12 7 (7.87%) Sass
12 7 (7.87%) XML
13 4 (4.49%) LESS
13 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (3.37%) FreeSWITCH
14 3 (3.37%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Fintech
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Windows
3 13 (14.61%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.25%) Android
6 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) VMS
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) DevOps
3 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.98%) Web Development
5 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
6 14 (15.73%) MVC
6 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.36%) ITIL
8 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
8 10 (11.24%) IT Strategy
8 10 (11.24%) Scrum
9 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.11%) OOP
9 9 (10.11%) Task Automation
10 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
11 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.74%) OO
13 5 (5.62%) CRM
13 5 (5.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) PHP
2 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.60%) Bash Shell
4 19 (21.35%) SQL
5 16 (17.98%) Python
6 14 (15.73%) Java
7 12 (13.48%) Perl
7 12 (13.48%) PHP 7
8 9 (10.11%) PHP 5
8 9 (10.11%) Ruby
9 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.25%) C
10 2 (2.25%) Erlang
11 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) DICOM
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Docker
2 6 (6.74%) Xen
3 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) vSphere
3 4 (4.49%) XenServer
4 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.25%) HDFS
5 2 (2.25%) KVM
6 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.12%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.12%) oVirt
6 1 (1.12%) Postfix
6 1 (1.12%) PowerDNS
6 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (29.21%) Puppet
2 22 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (13.48%) Ansible
4 7 (7.87%) Nagios
4 7 (7.87%) vRealize
5 6 (6.74%) Salt
5 6 (6.74%) Terraform
6 4 (4.49%) Cobbler
6 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.37%) Grafana
7 3 (3.37%) Graphite
7 3 (3.37%) Munin
8 2 (2.25%) Cacti
8 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.12%) Consul
9 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.12%) Icinga
9 1 (1.12%) Riemann
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) VMware
2 8 (8.99%) Zend
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.49%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (3.37%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) New Relic
6 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) SaltStack