Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 365 305 283
Rank change year-on-year -60 -22 -52
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,167 1,761 1,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.07% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 2.62% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 1,579 1,730
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%

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 54,420 67,299 64,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.48% 40.88% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45,042 57,369 55,912
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -38 455 £55,000 - 73
South West +82 222 £40,000 +14.29% 43
South East -64 216 £40,000 - 46
Midlands -21 107 £35,000 - 37
North of England -131 100 £40,000 - 68
North West -28 73 £40,000 - 35
East of England +36 66 £40,000 +14.29% 22
East Midlands +24 55 £32,750 -12.67% 14
West Midlands -45 52 £47,500 +35.71% 23
Yorkshire -104 27 £41,250 -8.33% 28
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 862 (73.86%) PHP
2 839 (71.89%) MySQL
3 754 (64.61%) Linux
4 633 (54.24%) JavaScript
5 559 (47.90%) HTML
6 558 (47.81%) CSS
7 538 (46.10%) Apache
8 402 (34.45%) Git (software)
9 339 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
10 326 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
11 308 (26.39%) Python
12 271 (23.22%) jQuery
13 269 (23.05%) MVC
14 249 (21.34%) Web Development
15 222 (19.02%) OOP
15 222 (19.02%) DevOps
16 202 (17.31%) Bash Shell
17 197 (16.88%) Docker
18 194 (16.62%) Web Services
19 191 (16.37%) Laravel
20 187 (16.02%) nginx
21 179 (15.34%) Puppet
22 177 (15.17%) SQL
23 172 (14.74%) LEMP Stack
24 153 (13.11%) AngularJS
25 151 (12.94%) Symfony
26 147 (12.60%) Java
27 145 (12.43%) Windows
28 144 (12.34%) Ansible
29 143 (12.25%) E-Commerce

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
1 538 (46.10%) Apache
2 187 (16.02%) nginx
3 104 (8.91%) Drupal
4 93 (7.97%) CMS
5 80 (6.86%) WordPress
6 76 (6.51%) Tomcat
7 50 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (3.00%) Apache Spark
8 35 (3.00%) IIS
9 27 (2.31%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.46%) JBoss
12 15 (1.29%) eZ Publish
13 14 (1.20%) ColdFusion
13 14 (1.20%) Confluence
14 12 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.69%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.086%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 70 (6.00%) Magento
2 29 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.26%) CiviCRM
5 2 (0.17%) Shopify
6 1 (0.086%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 326 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (8.57%) SaaS
3 76 (6.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 70 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (5.14%) GitHub
6 46 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (3.43%) Serverless
9 31 (2.66%) Amazon S3
10 25 (2.14%) Google Compute Engine
11 24 (2.06%) Route 53
12 22 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.63%) Slack
14 14 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
17 9 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.83%) DNS
2 51 (4.37%) Firewall
2 51 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 41 (3.51%) Network Security
4 37 (3.17%) Internet
5 36 (3.08%) SSL
6 35 (3.00%) HTTP
7 28 (2.40%) SMTP
8 22 (1.89%) RTMP
8 22 (1.89%) RTSP
9 19 (1.63%) SSH
10 17 (1.46%) SAN
11 15 (1.29%) LAN
11 15 (1.29%) WAN
12 14 (1.20%) VLAN
13 13 (1.11%) Intranet
14 12 (1.03%) NAS
15 11 (0.94%) DHCP
16 10 (0.86%) NetScaler
17 9 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 839 (71.89%) MySQL
2 120 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 104 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (8.23%) Redis
5 77 (6.60%) MongoDB
6 76 (6.51%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.88%) MariaDB
8 50 (4.28%) NoSQL
9 41 (3.51%) Big Data
10 40 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
11 29 (2.49%) Amazon Aurora
12 28 (2.40%) Hadoop
13 26 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.89%) Apache Hive
15 17 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (1.37%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database
19 13 (1.11%) Impala
19 13 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 402 (34.45%) Git (software)
2 135 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.14%) JIRA
4 52 (4.46%) gulp
5 46 (3.94%) Grunt
6 43 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 42 (3.60%) Subversion
8 30 (2.57%) Bitbucket
9 28 (2.40%) Mercurial
9 28 (2.40%) Vagrant
10 27 (2.31%) Selenium
11 26 (2.23%) Broccoli
12 24 (2.06%) Maven
13 16 (1.37%) webpack
14 15 (1.29%) Hudson
14 15 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.20%) PHPUnit
16 13 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 107 (9.17%) Finance
2 103 (8.83%) Retail
3 72 (6.17%) Marketing
4 44 (3.77%) Banking
5 19 (1.63%) Publishing
6 18 (1.54%) Games
7 17 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.29%) Legal
9 12 (1.03%) Advertising
10 11 (0.94%) Law
11 8 (0.69%) Military
12 7 (0.60%) Electronics
13 5 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.086%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.086%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 713 (61.10%) Developer
2 431 (36.93%) PHP Developer
3 153 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 114 (9.77%) Web Developer
5 99 (8.48%) Administrator
6 97 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
7 93 (7.97%) Senior PHP Developer
8 90 (7.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 87 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
10 85 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
11 75 (6.43%) LAMP Developer
12 66 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
12 66 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 60 (5.14%) Drupal Developer
13 60 (5.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 56 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
15 52 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
16 43 (3.68%) Junior
16 43 (3.68%) React Developer
17 31 (2.66%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (47.90%) HTML
2 558 (47.81%) CSS
3 271 (23.22%) jQuery
4 194 (16.62%) Web Services
5 191 (16.37%) Laravel
6 172 (14.74%) LEMP Stack
7 153 (13.11%) AngularJS
8 151 (12.94%) Symfony
9 139 (11.91%) Node.js
10 136 (11.65%) HTML5
11 111 (9.51%) React
12 104 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 99 (8.48%) CSS3
14 95 (8.14%) Ajax
15 86 (7.37%) LAPP Stack
15 86 (7.37%) RESTful
16 85 (7.28%) XML
17 83 (7.11%) REST
18 78 (6.68%) Sass
19 67 (5.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.91%) User Experience
2 65 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 53 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
6 32 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.66%) Replication
8 26 (2.23%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.14%) Fintech
9 25 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
10 22 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.20%) Marketing Technology
13 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.94%) NHS
14 11 (0.94%) PKI
15 10 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
16 8 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 754 (64.61%) Linux
2 145 (12.43%) Windows
3 110 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 93 (7.97%) CentOS
5 90 (7.71%) Ubuntu
6 70 (6.00%) Debian
7 53 (4.54%) Unix
8 44 (3.77%) Windows Server
9 23 (1.97%) Android
9 23 (1.97%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.69%) VyOS
13 7 (0.60%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.34%) Solaris
15 3 (0.26%) Fedora
16 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (23.05%) MVC
3 249 (21.34%) Web Development
4 222 (19.02%) DevOps
4 222 (19.02%) OOP
5 143 (12.25%) E-Commerce
6 124 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
7 123 (10.54%) OO
8 115 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 101 (8.65%) Scrum
10 97 (8.31%) Configuration Management
11 93 (7.97%) Open Source
12 88 (7.54%) Front End Development
13 87 (7.46%) TDD
14 83 (7.11%) Test Automation
15 71 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (6.00%) ITIL
17 64 (5.48%) Project Management
18 58 (4.97%) Microservices
19 54 (4.63%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 862 (73.86%) PHP
2 633 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 308 (26.39%) Python
4 202 (17.31%) Bash Shell
5 177 (15.17%) SQL
6 147 (12.60%) Java
7 122 (10.45%) Perl
8 82 (7.03%) Shell Script
9 66 (5.66%) Ruby
10 61 (5.23%) PHP 7
11 52 (4.46%) C#
12 39 (3.34%) C++
12 39 (3.34%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.40%) Go
14 27 (2.31%) Bourne shell
14 27 (2.31%) Korn
15 25 (2.14%) C
16 23 (1.97%) Scala
17 21 (1.80%) PHP 5
18 14 (1.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 90 (7.71%) Degree
2 64 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.03%) CISSP
7 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.69%) CCNA
9 8 (0.69%) SSCP
10 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.60%) SANS
10 7 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.51%) GIAC
11 6 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.51%) MCSE
11 6 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.43%) HND
12 5 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.77%) QA
2 22 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.03%) SLA
4 8 (0.69%) GDPR
5 5 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 197 (16.88%) Docker
2 89 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
4 38 (3.26%) Varnish
5 33 (2.83%) iptables
6 29 (2.49%) NFS
7 25 (2.14%) Active Directory
7 25 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.97%) Samba
9 20 (1.71%) Postfix
10 19 (1.63%) KVM
10 19 (1.63%) VMware Server
11 13 (1.11%) Apache Flume
12 12 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.69%) vSphere
14 7 (0.60%) HDFS
15 5 (0.43%) QEMU
16 4 (0.34%) LXC
16 4 (0.34%) oVirt
16 4 (0.34%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 179 (15.34%) Puppet
2 144 (12.34%) Ansible
3 71 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (5.14%) Kubernetes
5 51 (4.37%) Terraform
6 37 (3.17%) Nagios
7 35 (3.00%) Salt
8 29 (2.49%) HAProxy
9 16 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 14 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.86%) Packer
12 9 (0.77%) Icinga
12 9 (0.77%) Plesk
13 8 (0.69%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.60%) Cacti
14 7 (0.60%) SELinux
15 5 (0.43%) Graphite
15 5 (0.43%) Mesos
16 4 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 140 (12.00%) VMware
2 96 (8.23%) Oracle
2 96 (8.23%) Red Hat
3 95 (8.14%) Zend
4 69 (5.91%) Google
5 67 (5.74%) Microsoft
6 34 (2.91%) Cisco
7 22 (1.89%) Adobe
8 20 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.54%) Splunk
10 16 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.20%) NETGEAR
12 13 (1.11%) Cloudera
12 13 (1.11%) Talend
13 12 (1.03%) OutSystems
14 11 (0.94%) F5
15 10 (0.86%) Dynatrace
16 9 (0.77%) SaltStack
17 8 (0.69%) Rackspace
17 8 (0.69%) WorldPay