Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 383 456 384
Rank change year-on-year +73 -72 -68
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 336 838 1,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.72% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 338 776 1,249
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,850 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,285 48,824 62,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.61% 37.32% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,220 40,393 52,583
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP in England.

Salary trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for LAMP in England

LAMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
South East +72 84 £42,500 -5.56% 6
North of England +157 72 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South West +101 61 £40,000 - 14
London +64 57 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Yorkshire +149 47 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England +123 30 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Midlands +87 30 £37,500 +7.14% 15
North West +98 25 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East Midlands +66 21 £37,500 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +87 9 £30,000 -14.29% 5
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 313 (93.15%) PHP
2 244 (72.62%) MySQL
3 223 (66.37%) JavaScript
3 223 (66.37%) HTML
4 197 (58.63%) CSS
5 171 (50.89%) Linux
6 138 (41.07%) Git (software)
7 135 (40.18%) OOP
8 134 (39.88%) Laravel
9 131 (38.99%) MVC
10 120 (35.71%) Apache
11 106 (31.55%) Web Development
12 105 (31.25%) jQuery
13 100 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (27.38%) Symfony
15 76 (22.62%) Docker
16 75 (22.32%) AWS
17 69 (20.54%) OO
18 68 (20.24%) Web Services
19 64 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (18.15%) E-Commerce
21 57 (16.96%) REST
22 54 (16.07%) SQL
23 50 (14.88%) Zend
24 49 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
25 46 (13.69%) Ansible
26 44 (13.10%) Retail
27 43 (12.80%) HTML5
28 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
29 39 (11.61%) OO PHP

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 120 (35.71%) Apache
2 28 (8.33%) WordPress
3 26 (7.74%) CMS
4 23 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (5.36%) Drupal
5 18 (5.36%) nginx
6 13 (3.87%) Moodle
7 11 (3.27%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.98%) Confluence
9 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.49%) Liferay
10 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.19%) CloudStack
11 4 (1.19%) JBoss
11 4 (1.19%) Resin
11 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.89%) IIS
12 3 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.89%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 20 (5.95%) Magento
2 6 (1.79%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 75 (22.32%) AWS
2 34 (10.12%) Azure
3 26 (7.74%) SaaS
4 16 (4.76%) GCP
5 13 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (3.87%) Serverless
6 12 (3.57%) GitHub
7 11 (3.27%) IaaS
8 10 (2.98%) npm
9 8 (2.38%) PaaS
10 3 (0.89%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.89%) Zapier
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.60%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.60%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.55%) Network Security
2 10 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.08%) Firewall
3 7 (2.08%) IPv4
3 7 (2.08%) IPv6
4 6 (1.79%) Internet
5 5 (1.49%) DNS
5 5 (1.49%) HTTP
6 4 (1.19%) SAN
6 4 (1.19%) SSL
7 3 (0.89%) SSH
7 3 (0.89%) VLAN
8 2 (0.60%) Broadband
8 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.60%) Intranet
8 2 (0.60%) MPLS
8 2 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.30%) AMQP
9 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (72.62%) MySQL
2 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.74%) InterSystems Cache
4 22 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 21 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 21 (6.25%) Redis
6 14 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.98%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.30%) Power BI
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 138 (41.07%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.44%) PHPUnit
4 20 (5.95%) JIRA
5 19 (5.65%) Bitbucket
5 19 (5.65%) gulp
5 19 (5.65%) webpack
6 12 (3.57%) Selenium
7 11 (3.27%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.08%) Subversion
10 6 (1.79%) PhpStorm
11 5 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.89%) GitLab
12 3 (0.89%) Grunt
13 2 (0.60%) Sublime Text
13 2 (0.60%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.30%) Ant
14 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (13.10%) Retail
2 36 (10.71%) Finance
3 28 (8.33%) Marketing
4 10 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.38%) Games
6 7 (2.08%) Digital Economy
6 7 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.19%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 264 (78.57%) Developer
2 167 (49.70%) PHP Developer
3 72 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 54 (16.07%) LAMP Developer
4 54 (16.07%) Senior PHP Developer
5 45 (13.39%) Software Developer
6 38 (11.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 33 (9.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 30 (8.93%) Web Developer
9 26 (7.74%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 21 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
10 21 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (5.65%) Backend Developer
12 17 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 15 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
15 14 (4.17%) Senior Backend Developer
16 13 (3.87%) Moodle Developer
17 12 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (66.37%) HTML
2 197 (58.63%) CSS
3 134 (39.88%) Laravel
4 105 (31.25%) jQuery
5 92 (27.38%) Symfony
6 68 (20.24%) Web Services
7 57 (16.96%) REST
8 43 (12.80%) HTML5
9 36 (10.71%) CSS3
10 32 (9.52%) JSON
11 30 (8.93%) SOAP
12 28 (8.33%) Yii
13 26 (7.74%) Ajax
14 25 (7.44%) Node.js
15 23 (6.85%) AngularJS
15 23 (6.85%) RESTful
15 23 (6.85%) Sass
15 23 (6.85%) Vue.js
16 22 (6.55%) LEMP Stack
17 19 (5.65%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.31%) Mobile App
2 25 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.44%) User Experience
3 21 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (4.46%) e-Learning
6 14 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.68%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.89%) EPoS
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) iPhone
11 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.30%) Online Games
12 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 171 (50.89%) Linux
2 28 (8.33%) CentOS
2 28 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 25 (7.44%) Windows
4 13 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.08%) Fedora
6 7 (2.08%) FreeBSD
6 7 (2.08%) FreeNAS
6 7 (2.08%) Unix
7 5 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.19%) Android
8 4 (1.19%) Solaris
9 3 (0.89%) Debian
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (40.18%) OOP
2 131 (38.99%) MVC
3 106 (31.55%) Web Development
4 100 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (20.54%) OO
6 64 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (18.15%) E-Commerce
8 49 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (11.61%) OO PHP
10 35 (10.42%) DevOps
11 34 (10.12%) Mobile Application Development
12 31 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 30 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 26 (7.74%) Code Coverage
14 26 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (7.14%) B2C
17 23 (6.85%) Open Source
18 20 (5.95%) B2B
19 19 (5.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 313 (93.15%) PHP
2 223 (66.37%) JavaScript
3 54 (16.07%) SQL
4 30 (8.93%) Python
5 26 (7.74%) Java
6 17 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 14 (4.17%) PHP 7
8 12 (3.57%) C
8 12 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.27%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.27%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.68%) Perl
11 8 (2.38%) C#
11 8 (2.38%) PHP 5
12 7 (2.08%) Ruby
13 3 (0.89%) Go
14 2 (0.60%) C++
14 2 (0.60%) ES6
15 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.57%) Degree
2 6 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.89%) HND
4 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.60%) MCSE
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.08%) GDPR
2 5 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (22.62%) Docker
2 16 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.27%) KVM
4 7 (2.08%) vSphere
5 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.60%) NFS
8 2 (0.60%) Samba
8 2 (0.60%) Squid
9 1 (0.30%) iptables
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (13.69%) Ansible
2 18 (5.36%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.57%) Puppet
5 9 (2.68%) Terraform
6 8 (2.38%) HAProxy
6 8 (2.38%) Nagios
7 7 (2.08%) Icinga
7 7 (2.08%) Proxmox
8 2 (0.60%) Scalr
9 1 (0.30%) Grafana
9 1 (0.30%) Munin
9 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.30%) Salt
9 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (14.88%) Zend
2 19 (5.65%) VMware
3 17 (5.06%) Google
4 16 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.98%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.08%) Percona
6 7 (2.08%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.79%) HubSpot
7 6 (1.79%) Marketo
7 6 (1.79%) Pardot
8 4 (1.19%) ATG
8 4 (1.19%) Citrix
8 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.19%) SAP
9 3 (0.89%) Adobe
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle
9 3 (0.89%) Twitter
10 2 (0.60%) Centrify
10 2 (0.60%) RightScale