Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 312 279
Rank change year-on-year -72 -33 -41
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,190 1,791 2,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 1.07% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.65% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,621 1,997
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 58,619 67,590 68,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 40.23% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48,536 56,745 60,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 -41 462 £55,000 - 64
South East -19 290 £44,250 +10.63% 35
South West +65 180 £40,000 +23.08% 46
North of England -95 133 £40,000 - 58
North West -37 85 £40,000 - 39
Midlands -106 74 £32,500 -7.14% 45
West Midlands -80 51 £32,500 -7.14% 26
East of England +14 47 £38,750 +3.33% 20
Yorkshire -50 47 £42,500 -2.86% 18
East Midlands -39 23 £32,500 -7.14% 19
South Coast - 4 - -
North East -9 1 £32,000 -17.42% 1
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 908 (76.30%) PHP
2 834 (70.08%) MySQL
3 796 (66.89%) Linux
4 641 (53.87%) JavaScript
5 542 (45.55%) HTML
6 532 (44.71%) Apache
7 502 (42.18%) CSS
8 476 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 419 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
10 320 (26.89%) Python
11 284 (23.87%) MVC
12 280 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
13 271 (22.77%) DevOps
14 269 (22.61%) Web Development
15 256 (21.51%) jQuery
16 234 (19.66%) Bash Shell
17 214 (17.98%) OOP
18 212 (17.82%) Laravel
19 211 (17.73%) Puppet
20 208 (17.48%) Docker
21 192 (16.13%) Windows
22 178 (14.96%) Scrum
23 175 (14.71%) SQL
23 175 (14.71%) HTML5
24 171 (14.37%) Ansible
25 167 (14.03%) OO
26 166 (13.95%) Software Engineering
27 164 (13.78%) Symfony
28 155 (13.03%) AngularJS
29 152 (12.77%) nginx

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
1 532 (44.71%) Apache
2 152 (12.77%) nginx
3 122 (10.25%) CMS
4 102 (8.57%) WordPress
5 99 (8.32%) Tomcat
6 77 (6.47%) Drupal
7 49 (4.12%) IIS
8 45 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (2.86%) Apache Pig
10 23 (1.93%) Confluence
11 20 (1.68%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.68%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.26%) eZ Publish
14 12 (1.01%) Joomla!
14 12 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.76%) ColdFusion
15 9 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
15 9 (0.76%) WildFly
16 8 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.084%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 69 (5.80%) Magento
2 19 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.084%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 280 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (9.16%) SaaS
3 89 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (4.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 47 (3.95%) GitHub
6 43 (3.61%) Serverless
7 31 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.68%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.01%) npm
13 9 (0.76%) Office 365
13 9 (0.76%) Route 53
13 9 (0.76%) Yarn
14 8 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.67%) IaaS
14 8 (0.67%) PaaS
15 7 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.13%) TCP/IP
2 65 (5.46%) Firewall
3 58 (4.87%) SSL
4 48 (4.03%) HTTP
5 44 (3.70%) DNS
6 37 (3.11%) Network Security
7 25 (2.10%) RTMP
7 25 (2.10%) RTSP
8 21 (1.76%) VLAN
9 19 (1.60%) LAN
10 18 (1.51%) WAN
11 14 (1.18%) SSH
12 13 (1.09%) DHCP
13 12 (1.01%) BIG-IP
13 12 (1.01%) Internet
13 12 (1.01%) VPN
14 11 (0.92%) FTP
14 11 (0.92%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.92%) SAN
15 8 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 834 (70.08%) MySQL
2 110 (9.24%) SQL Server
3 87 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 81 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (5.80%) Redis
6 67 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 66 (5.55%) Big Data
8 61 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 52 (4.37%) Hadoop
10 43 (3.61%) MariaDB
11 41 (3.45%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.76%) Blockchain
13 9 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.59%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 476 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 142 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 91 (7.65%) Subversion
4 86 (7.23%) JIRA
5 73 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 55 (4.62%) Bitbucket
7 52 (4.37%) Selenium
8 48 (4.03%) git-flow
9 44 (3.70%) gulp
10 42 (3.53%) Grunt
11 35 (2.94%) Maven
11 35 (2.94%) Mercurial
12 33 (2.77%) PHPUnit
13 32 (2.69%) CodeSonar
13 32 (2.69%) Robot Framework
14 29 (2.44%) Vagrant
15 20 (1.68%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.51%) webpack
17 16 (1.34%) Hudson
18 15 (1.26%) Broccoli
General
1 107 (8.99%) Finance
2 85 (7.14%) Retail
3 84 (7.06%) Marketing
4 34 (2.86%) Banking
5 22 (1.85%) Advertising
5 22 (1.85%) Games
6 17 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.34%) Publishing
8 12 (1.01%) Law
9 10 (0.84%) Back Office
9 10 (0.84%) Legal
10 8 (0.67%) Electronics
10 8 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.084%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.084%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 689 (57.90%) Developer
2 449 (37.73%) PHP Developer
3 128 (10.76%) Senior Developer
4 124 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 102 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 97 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
7 94 (7.90%) Administrator
8 87 (7.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 86 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (7.06%) Software Developer
11 83 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
12 81 (6.81%) Senior PHP Developer
13 76 (6.39%) LAMP Developer
14 62 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 62 (5.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 52 (4.37%) Software Engineer
16 46 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
17 45 (3.78%) PHP Web Developer
18 43 (3.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 41 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (45.55%) HTML
2 502 (42.18%) CSS
3 256 (21.51%) jQuery
4 212 (17.82%) Laravel
5 175 (14.71%) HTML5
6 164 (13.78%) Symfony
7 155 (13.03%) AngularJS
8 151 (12.69%) LEMP Stack
9 136 (11.43%) Node.js
10 134 (11.26%) Web Services
11 119 (10.00%) CSS3
12 110 (9.24%) XML
13 102 (8.57%) REST
14 101 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 91 (7.65%) SOAP
16 88 (7.39%) .NET
16 88 (7.39%) Sass
17 86 (7.23%) React
18 65 (5.46%) JSON
19 64 (5.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 56 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (4.62%) User Experience
5 51 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (4.03%) Fintech
6 48 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
7 39 (3.28%) Replication
8 35 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
9 28 (2.35%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.18%) Marketing Technology
14 13 (1.09%) Social Media
15 11 (0.92%) NHS
16 10 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
17 9 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
17 9 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 796 (66.89%) Linux
2 192 (16.13%) Windows
3 91 (7.65%) CentOS
4 69 (5.80%) Ubuntu
5 66 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (4.62%) Windows Server
7 52 (4.37%) Debian
7 52 (4.37%) Unix
8 47 (3.95%) Android
9 45 (3.78%) Apple iOS
10 32 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 23 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.18%) CoreOS
13 13 (1.09%) Solaris
14 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.67%) Fedora
16 6 (0.50%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.25%) OpenBSD
18 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
19 1 (0.084%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (23.87%) MVC
3 271 (22.77%) DevOps
4 269 (22.61%) Web Development
5 214 (17.98%) OOP
6 178 (14.96%) Scrum
7 167 (14.03%) OO
8 166 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 134 (11.26%) E-Commerce
10 133 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
11 124 (10.42%) TDD
12 118 (9.92%) Configuration Management
13 111 (9.33%) Test Automation
14 90 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (7.31%) Kanban
16 84 (7.06%) Open Source
17 75 (6.30%) Computer Science
18 73 (6.13%) Front End Development
19 64 (5.38%) BDD
20 58 (4.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 908 (76.30%) PHP
2 641 (53.87%) JavaScript
3 320 (26.89%) Python
4 234 (19.66%) Bash Shell
5 175 (14.71%) SQL
6 151 (12.69%) Java
7 124 (10.42%) Perl
8 112 (9.41%) C#
9 99 (8.32%) Ruby
10 80 (6.72%) C++
11 79 (6.64%) PowerShell
12 57 (4.79%) PHP 7
12 57 (4.79%) Shell Script
13 49 (4.12%) PHP 5
14 47 (3.95%) C
15 41 (3.45%) Korn
16 37 (3.11%) Go
17 36 (3.03%) Bourne shell
18 33 (2.77%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 105 (8.82%) Degree
2 54 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.78%) CISSP
4 44 (3.70%) CCNA
5 36 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 35 (2.94%) SANS
6 35 (2.94%) SSCP
7 33 (2.77%) DV Cleared
8 30 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
8 30 (2.52%) GIAC
8 30 (2.52%) Linux+ Certification
8 30 (2.52%) MCSE
8 30 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.67%) RHCSA
11 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.69%) QA
2 22 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.76%) GDPR
5 5 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 208 (17.48%) Docker
2 83 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 35 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (2.86%) vSphere
7 19 (1.60%) KVM
8 16 (1.34%) iptables
8 16 (1.34%) Varnish
9 8 (0.67%) NFS
10 7 (0.59%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.50%) Xen
12 5 (0.42%) PowerDNS
13 4 (0.34%) LXC
13 4 (0.34%) QEMU
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.34%) XenServer
14 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 211 (17.73%) Puppet
2 171 (14.37%) Ansible
3 114 (9.58%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (5.63%) Kubernetes
5 54 (4.54%) Salt
6 53 (4.45%) Terraform
7 40 (3.36%) Nagios
8 29 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 28 (2.35%) HAProxy
10 16 (1.34%) Cacti
11 13 (1.09%) Icinga
12 10 (0.84%) Xymon
13 8 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.67%) Kibana
13 8 (0.67%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.59%) Grafana
14 7 (0.59%) Packer
15 6 (0.50%) logstash
16 5 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 119 (10.00%) VMware
2 106 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 92 (7.73%) Red Hat
4 87 (7.31%) Oracle
5 81 (6.81%) Zend
6 57 (4.79%) Cisco
7 55 (4.62%) Google
8 26 (2.18%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.60%) Splunk
10 16 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.18%) NETGEAR
12 13 (1.09%) Percona
12 13 (1.09%) SaltStack
13 12 (1.01%) Dynatrace
13 12 (1.01%) F5
13 12 (1.01%) New Relic
14 11 (0.92%) Rackspace
14 11 (0.92%) Remedy
15 10 (0.84%) Juniper
16 8 (0.67%) SAP