Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 276 236
Rank change year-on-year -26 -40 -52
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1785 2119 2965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.22% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 3.12% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1941 2648
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 67248 67966 77020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 39.17% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56488 59279 66677
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in England over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
London -45 649 £55,000 - 56
South East -39 379 £40,000 -8.57% 25
North of England +43 305 £40,000 +6.67% 29
Midlands +25 257 £35,000 -6.67% 11
West Midlands +10 176 £35,000 -6.67% 7
North West +3 153 £38,750 +6.16% 10
Yorkshire +66 145 £45,000 +20.00% 18
South West -8 127 £32,500 -13.33% 14
East Midlands +21 81 £36,250 -8.23% 4
East of England -31 66 £37,500 - 10
North East -5 7 £38,750 +17.42% 1
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1425 (79.83%) PHP
2 1369 (76.69%) MySQL
3 1125 (63.03%) Linux
4 1040 (58.26%) JavaScript
5 922 (51.65%) HTML
6 903 (50.59%) CSS
7 770 (43.14%) Apache
8 629 (35.24%) Git (software)
9 618 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
10 528 (29.58%) MVC
11 520 (29.13%) Web Development
12 503 (28.18%) jQuery
13 399 (22.35%) OOP
14 380 (21.29%) Laravel
15 378 (21.18%) HTML5
16 363 (20.34%) DevOps
17 346 (19.38%) OO
18 327 (18.32%) Python
19 322 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
20 311 (17.42%) E-Commerce
21 306 (17.14%) Symfony
22 297 (16.64%) Zend
23 295 (16.53%) SQL
24 275 (15.41%) Windows
25 260 (14.57%) LEMP Stack
26 246 (13.78%) AngularJS
27 241 (13.50%) Java
28 235 (13.17%) CSS3
29 231 (12.94%) Scrum
30 228 (12.77%) Puppet

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
1 770 (43.14%) Apache
2 224 (12.55%) nginx
3 186 (10.42%) WordPress
4 170 (9.52%) CMS
5 102 (5.71%) Drupal
5 102 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 80 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (3.70%) IIS
8 45 (2.52%) OpenStack
9 23 (1.29%) Apache Pig
9 23 (1.29%) Apache Spark
10 21 (1.18%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.06%) Jetty
12 18 (1.01%) CloudStack
12 18 (1.01%) JBoss
13 15 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (0.84%) Confluence
14 13 (0.73%) Joomla!
14 13 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.22%) HipChat
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.056%) InDesign
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 121 (6.78%) Magento
2 28 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.34%) Shopify
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.056%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.056%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 322 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (5.43%) SaaS
3 84 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (4.37%) GitHub
5 66 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 49 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (2.07%) Amazon S3
8 30 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.06%) Route 53
11 18 (1.01%) Office 365
12 17 (0.95%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.95%) IaaS
13 13 (0.73%) npm
14 12 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (0.62%) PaaS
16 9 (0.50%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.00%) Firewall
2 91 (5.10%) DNS
3 67 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.59%) Internet
5 46 (2.58%) HTTP
6 43 (2.41%) SSL
7 42 (2.35%) SSH
8 35 (1.96%) Network Security
9 31 (1.74%) VPN
10 24 (1.34%) FTP
11 18 (1.01%) SNMP
11 18 (1.01%) VLAN
12 14 (0.78%) Intranet
12 14 (0.78%) SMPP
13 13 (0.73%) SAN
13 13 (0.73%) SMTP
14 12 (0.67%) Broadband
15 11 (0.62%) DHCP
16 9 (0.50%) LAN
16 9 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1369 (76.69%) MySQL
2 171 (9.58%) MongoDB
3 148 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
4 137 (7.68%) SQL Server
5 95 (5.32%) Redis
6 74 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 70 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 68 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.14%) MariaDB
10 54 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (2.75%) Big Data
12 43 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 25 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.95%) HBase
16 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (0.73%) DB2
18 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database
19 11 (0.62%) SQLite
20 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 629 (35.24%) Git (software)
2 218 (12.21%) Jenkins
3 167 (9.36%) Subversion
4 115 (6.44%) PHPUnit
5 106 (5.94%) JIRA
6 69 (3.87%) gulp
6 69 (3.87%) Vagrant
7 59 (3.31%) Grunt
8 51 (2.86%) Maven
8 51 (2.86%) Selenium
9 41 (2.30%) Bitbucket
10 36 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (1.68%) Ant
12 29 (1.62%) JUnit
13 25 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (1.06%) jMock
15 16 (0.90%) webpack
16 14 (0.78%) Bower
16 14 (0.78%) git-flow
16 14 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 155 (8.68%) Finance
2 118 (6.61%) Marketing
3 80 (4.48%) Retail
4 56 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.08%) Advertising
6 48 (2.69%) Games
7 43 (2.41%) Banking
8 32 (1.79%) Back Office
9 24 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (1.12%) Automotive
10 20 (1.12%) Law
11 16 (0.90%) Publishing
12 14 (0.78%) Electronics
13 11 (0.62%) Legal
14 10 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.17%) German Language
16 3 (0.17%) Military
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1208 (67.68%) Developer
2 905 (50.70%) PHP Developer
3 264 (14.79%) Web Developer
4 223 (12.49%) Senior Developer
5 199 (11.15%) PHP Web Developer
6 160 (8.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 146 (8.18%) Administrator
8 144 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
9 136 (7.62%) Linux Administrator
9 136 (7.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 120 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 119 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
12 105 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 97 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
14 93 (5.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 83 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
16 82 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
17 79 (4.43%) Lead Developer
18 71 (3.98%) Software Engineer
19 70 (3.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 922 (51.65%) HTML
2 903 (50.59%) CSS
3 503 (28.18%) jQuery
4 380 (21.29%) Laravel
5 378 (21.18%) HTML5
6 306 (17.14%) Symfony
7 260 (14.57%) LEMP Stack
8 246 (13.78%) AngularJS
9 235 (13.17%) CSS3
10 224 (12.55%) Web Services
11 210 (11.76%) Node.js
12 184 (10.31%) Ajax
13 148 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 143 (8.01%) REST
15 139 (7.79%) Sass
16 132 (7.39%) SOAP
17 131 (7.34%) React
18 127 (7.11%) XML
19 105 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
20 104 (5.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 104 (5.83%) User Experience
3 91 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (4.99%) Fintech
5 84 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 69 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
7 63 (3.53%) Data Centre
8 49 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.79%) BBC
10 30 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.57%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.29%) Replication
13 19 (1.06%) iPad
14 17 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.90%) Online Games
16 14 (0.78%) PKI
17 12 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.67%) Clustering
17 12 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1125 (63.03%) Linux
2 275 (15.41%) Windows
3 163 (9.13%) CentOS
4 125 (7.00%) Ubuntu
5 116 (6.50%) Unix
6 84 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (3.03%) Android
8 53 (2.97%) Debian
9 52 (2.91%) Apple iOS
10 40 (2.24%) Windows Server
11 27 (1.51%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
13 11 (0.62%) Fedora
13 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.45%) SUSE
15 6 (0.34%) AIX
15 6 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (29.58%) MVC
3 520 (29.13%) Web Development
4 399 (22.35%) OOP
5 363 (20.34%) DevOps
6 346 (19.38%) OO
7 311 (17.42%) E-Commerce
8 231 (12.94%) Scrum
9 214 (11.99%) Software Engineering
10 195 (10.92%) TDD
11 191 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
12 161 (9.02%) OO PHP
13 145 (8.12%) Front End Development
14 143 (8.01%) Open Source
15 141 (7.90%) Mentoring
15 141 (7.90%) Unit Testing
16 125 (7.00%) Configuration Management
17 114 (6.39%) Project Management
18 93 (5.21%) Test Automation
19 85 (4.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1425 (79.83%) PHP
2 1040 (58.26%) JavaScript
3 327 (18.32%) Python
4 295 (16.53%) SQL
5 241 (13.50%) Java
6 221 (12.38%) Bash Shell
7 156 (8.74%) Ruby
8 149 (8.35%) Perl
9 114 (6.39%) PHP 5
9 114 (6.39%) PHP 7
10 62 (3.47%) C++
11 56 (3.14%) C#
12 52 (2.91%) PowerShell
13 47 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 44 (2.46%) C
15 32 (1.79%) Go
16 24 (1.34%) Scala
17 19 (1.06%) ES6
18 17 (0.95%) ActionScript
19 12 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 137 (7.68%) Degree
2 48 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.84%) CCNA
4 15 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 12 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.50%) CISSP
7 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (0.45%) GIAC
8 8 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (0.45%) MCSE
8 8 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (0.45%) SANS
8 8 (0.45%) SSCP
9 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.34%) RHCE
10 6 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.75%) QA
2 31 (1.74%) GCP
3 24 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.73%) SLA
5 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) COBIT
7 3 (0.17%) DICOM
7 3 (0.17%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.11%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.056%) WAI
9 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 226 (12.66%) Docker
2 75 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.34%) Varnish
5 23 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.29%) vSphere
6 22 (1.23%) KVM
7 21 (1.18%) iptables
8 15 (0.84%) Active Directory
9 14 (0.78%) LXC
9 14 (0.78%) Xen
10 11 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.56%) Samba
11 10 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.45%) NFS
13 7 (0.39%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.34%) XenServer
15 5 (0.28%) HDFS
15 5 (0.28%) Postfix
16 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 228 (12.77%) Puppet
2 168 (9.41%) Ansible
3 167 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (3.25%) Kubernetes
4 58 (3.25%) Nagios
5 42 (2.35%) Terraform
6 35 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 28 (1.57%) Salt
8 24 (1.34%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.29%) cPanel
10 19 (1.06%) logstash
11 16 (0.90%) Graphite
12 12 (0.67%) Graylog
12 12 (0.67%) vRealize
13 9 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
14 8 (0.45%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.39%) Cobbler
16 6 (0.34%) BladeLogic
16 6 (0.34%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 297 (16.64%) Zend
2 118 (6.61%) Oracle
3 112 (6.27%) Google
4 98 (5.49%) VMware
5 78 (4.37%) Red Hat
6 77 (4.31%) Microsoft
7 34 (1.90%) Twitter
8 30 (1.68%) Adobe
9 27 (1.51%) SaltStack
10 22 (1.23%) Splunk
11 21 (1.18%) Apple
12 19 (1.06%) Cisco
12 19 (1.06%) Sony
13 18 (1.01%) hybris
14 17 (0.95%) AppDynamics
14 17 (0.95%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.73%) IBM
16 12 (0.67%) Rackspace
16 12 (0.67%) SolarWinds
17 11 (0.62%) New Relic