Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 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
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 385 477
Rank change year-on-year -59 +92 -93
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 728 330 813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 1.65% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 453 296 711
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,375 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,625 £69,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 44,206 19,986 48,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.98% 43.90% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28,605 17,135 40,200
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +5.31%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 2021. 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 +11 293 £45,000 +5.88% 10
London -127 166 £50,302 -16.16% 23
South West -28 137 £45,000 +12.50% 16
North of England -139 58 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Yorkshire -102 40 £37,500 -16.67% 12
Midlands -116 35 £43,750 +16.67% 12
East of England -101 25 £57,500 +35.29% 3
East Midlands -69 23 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North West -91 16 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands -101 12 £50,000 +33.33% 8
North East - 2 £37,060 -
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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.

1 499 (68.54%) Linux
2 464 (63.74%) PHP
3 449 (61.68%) MySQL
4 409 (56.18%) CSS
5 370 (50.82%) Git (software)
6 353 (48.49%) HTML
7 340 (46.70%) Apache
8 330 (45.33%) JavaScript
9 311 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
10 264 (36.26%) Node.js
11 244 (33.52%) Python
12 227 (31.18%) React
13 219 (30.08%) DevOps
13 219 (30.08%) AWS
14 218 (29.95%) Full Stack Development
15 217 (29.81%) Software Engineering
16 213 (29.26%) OO
17 212 (29.12%) MariaDB
18 200 (27.47%) Java
19 198 (27.20%) PostgreSQL
20 192 (26.37%) LAPP Stack
21 190 (26.10%) Ansible
22 188 (25.82%) Jenkins
23 187 (25.69%) AngularJS
24 182 (25.00%) TDD
25 181 (24.86%) JSON
25 181 (24.86%) RESTful
26 179 (24.59%) Finance
27 178 (24.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 173 (23.76%) Relational Database

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
1 340 (46.70%) Apache
2 134 (18.41%) Apache Spark
3 130 (17.86%) GemFire
4 76 (10.44%) WordPress
5 59 (8.10%) nginx
6 47 (6.46%) CMS
7 43 (5.91%) Drupal
8 34 (4.67%) Confluence
9 32 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (4.40%) IIS
10 27 (3.71%) Tomcat
11 19 (2.61%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.96%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.69%) JBoss
14 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.55%) Luigi
16 3 (0.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.27%) Sketch
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.14%) Figma
Business Applications
1 35 (4.81%) Magento
2 23 (3.16%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (2.06%) Shopify
4 4 (0.55%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 219 (30.08%) AWS
2 167 (22.94%) GitHub
3 156 (21.43%) Azure
4 81 (11.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 76 (10.44%) GCP
6 57 (7.83%) SaaS
7 48 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (3.30%) OpenShift
9 21 (2.88%) Amazon S3
10 15 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (2.06%) Microsoft 365
11 11 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (1.37%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.24%) Serverless
14 7 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (0.96%) Slack
15 6 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.01%) SSL
2 49 (6.73%) DNS
3 25 (3.43%) Firewall
4 23 (3.16%) VPN
5 22 (3.02%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.47%) DHCP
6 18 (2.47%) HTTP
7 15 (2.06%) SMTP
8 12 (1.65%) IPv4
8 12 (1.65%) IPv6
9 11 (1.51%) VLAN
10 10 (1.37%) Broadband
11 8 (1.10%) SSH
12 7 (0.96%) Network Security
13 5 (0.69%) Internet
13 5 (0.69%) Intranet
14 3 (0.41%) FTP
15 2 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
15 2 (0.27%) SAN
15 2 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (61.68%) MySQL
2 212 (29.12%) MariaDB
3 198 (27.20%) PostgreSQL
4 173 (23.76%) Relational Database
5 158 (21.70%) Redis
6 130 (17.86%) HBase
7 123 (16.90%) NoSQL
8 117 (16.07%) Big Data
9 59 (8.10%) SQL Server
10 58 (7.97%) MongoDB
11 28 (3.85%) Hadoop
12 27 (3.71%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.55%) Azkaban
16 4 (0.55%) Metadata
17 3 (0.41%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 370 (50.82%) Git (software)
2 188 (25.82%) Jenkins
3 162 (22.25%) Eclipse
4 154 (21.15%) Cucumber
5 131 (17.99%) Storybook
6 130 (17.86%) Cypress.io
6 130 (17.86%) Gradle
6 130 (17.86%) IntelliJ
6 130 (17.86%) JUnit
6 130 (17.86%) Mockito
6 130 (17.86%) Protractor
6 130 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 105 (14.42%) JIRA
8 80 (10.99%) Artifactory
8 80 (10.99%) PHPUnit
9 77 (10.58%) SonarQube
10 32 (4.40%) Bitbucket
11 30 (4.12%) Selenium
12 24 (3.30%) JMeter
12 24 (3.30%) Robot Framework
General
1 179 (24.59%) Finance
2 144 (19.78%) Social Skills
3 141 (19.37%) Law
4 129 (17.72%) Banking
4 129 (17.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 45 (6.18%) Retail
6 35 (4.81%) Marketing
7 32 (4.40%) Games
8 13 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.82%) Billing
11 6 (0.82%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 3 (0.41%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Social Housing
12 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 412 (56.59%) Developer
2 245 (33.65%) PHP Developer
3 97 (13.32%) Software Engineer
4 63 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 54 (7.42%) Software Developer
6 48 (6.59%) Lead Software Engineer
6 48 (6.59%) Senior PHP Developer
7 45 (6.18%) Lead Developer
8 44 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 42 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
10 36 (4.95%) Lead Software Developer
10 36 (4.95%) Principal Software Engineer
11 34 (4.67%) Web Developer
12 29 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
13 25 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (3.43%) Java Developer
14 24 (3.30%) LAMP Developer
14 24 (3.30%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 23 (3.16%) Backend Developer
15 23 (3.16%) PHP Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (56.18%) CSS
2 353 (48.49%) HTML
3 264 (36.26%) Node.js
4 227 (31.18%) React
5 192 (26.37%) LAPP Stack
6 187 (25.69%) AngularJS
7 181 (24.86%) JSON
7 181 (24.86%) RESTful
8 178 (24.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 161 (22.12%) HTML5
10 158 (21.70%) Kafka
11 152 (20.88%) Laravel
12 151 (20.74%) Spring
13 135 (18.54%) Tailwind CSS
14 134 (18.41%) Express
14 134 (18.41%) Spark Streaming
15 130 (17.86%) Redux
15 130 (17.86%) WireMock
16 127 (17.45%) jQuery
17 125 (17.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 151 (20.74%) User Experience
2 144 (19.78%) Linux Command Line
3 76 (10.44%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (9.34%) Mobile App
5 39 (5.36%) PKI
6 26 (3.57%) Legacy Code
7 24 (3.30%) Cyberattack
8 22 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.88%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.20%) Clustering
11 14 (1.92%) iPad
11 14 (1.92%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.51%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.24%) NHS
14 8 (1.10%) PMI
15 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
16 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
16 6 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 499 (68.54%) Linux
2 145 (19.92%) Unix
3 68 (9.34%) CentOS
4 61 (8.38%) Windows
5 43 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (4.81%) Ubuntu
7 27 (3.71%) Android
7 27 (3.71%) Apple iOS
8 25 (3.43%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.37%) Fedora
10 10 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (1.10%) SUSE
11 8 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.82%) Debian
13 4 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (30.08%) DevOps
3 218 (29.95%) Full Stack Development
4 217 (29.81%) Software Engineering
5 213 (29.26%) OO
6 182 (25.00%) TDD
7 159 (21.84%) Computer Science
8 149 (20.47%) Open Source
9 143 (19.64%) Microservices
10 135 (18.54%) OOP
11 130 (17.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 130 (17.86%) Validation
12 129 (17.72%) Digital Banking
13 128 (17.58%) BDD
14 125 (17.17%) Scrum
15 121 (16.62%) MVC
16 120 (16.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 116 (15.93%) Clean Code
18 114 (15.66%) Fintech
19 113 (15.52%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 464 (63.74%) PHP
2 330 (45.33%) JavaScript
3 244 (33.52%) Python
4 200 (27.47%) Java
5 148 (20.33%) Shell Script
6 131 (17.99%) Groovy
7 91 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 68 (9.34%) SQL
9 49 (6.73%) Perl
10 36 (4.95%) Go
11 31 (4.26%) C#
12 29 (3.98%) PHP 7
12 29 (3.98%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.98%) TypeScript
13 22 (3.02%) PHP 5
14 16 (2.20%) C
15 13 (1.79%) C++
16 10 (1.37%) CFML
16 10 (1.37%) ES6
17 8 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 171 (23.49%) Degree
2 130 (17.86%) OCP
2 130 (17.86%) Oracle Certification
3 24 (3.30%) DV Cleared
3 24 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.20%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.82%) HND
7 6 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.82%) MCSE
8 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.36%) PCI DSS
2 26 (3.57%) QA
3 11 (1.51%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) SLA
6 2 (0.27%) WAI
6 2 (0.27%) WCAG
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (17.86%) HDFS
2 129 (17.72%) Docker
3 102 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.30%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.34%) iptables
6 10 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.96%) NFS
8 7 (0.96%) Postfix
8 7 (0.96%) Samba
9 3 (0.41%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 190 (26.10%) Ansible
2 72 (9.89%) Kubernetes
3 51 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (5.08%) Puppet
5 25 (3.43%) Terraform
6 17 (2.34%) HAProxy
7 15 (2.06%) Nagios
8 10 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (1.37%) Icinga
9 7 (0.96%) Rancher
10 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.82%) Scalr
11 4 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.27%) Grafana
12 2 (0.27%) Packer
13 1 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 169 (23.21%) VMware
2 139 (19.09%) Okta
3 64 (8.79%) Zend
4 52 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 44 (6.04%) Microsoft
6 43 (5.91%) Oracle
7 40 (5.49%) Google
8 26 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.75%) WooCommerce
10 10 (1.37%) BT
10 10 (1.37%) NetIQ
11 7 (0.96%) Clearswift
11 7 (0.96%) Symantec
12 6 (0.82%) Cisco
12 6 (0.82%) RightScale
12 6 (0.82%) Solarflare
13 5 (0.69%) Adobe
14 4 (0.55%) LexisNexis
15 3 (0.41%) SAP
16 2 (0.27%) Progress