Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 304 253
Rank change year-on-year -69 -51 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,300 1,798 2,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.10% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 2.72% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,617 2,289
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 61,688 66,037 70,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.17% 40.36% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,381 55,037 61,240
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.77% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -62 493 £55,000 - 95
South East +14 344 £43,500 +2.35% 40
South West +26 177 £37,500 +13.64% 46
North of England -114 153 £40,000 - 81
Midlands -78 95 £32,500 -4.41% 41
North West -67 84 £40,000 - 42
West Midlands -41 78 £32,500 - 19
Yorkshire -62 63 £40,000 - 34
East of England -9 33 £35,000 - 26
East Midlands -69 17 £35,000 - 22
North East -10 6 £30,000 -22.58% 5
South Coast - 4 - -
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,018 (78.31%) PHP
2 877 (67.46%) MySQL
3 824 (63.38%) Linux
4 716 (55.08%) JavaScript
5 582 (44.77%) HTML
6 554 (42.62%) Apache
7 539 (41.46%) CSS
8 525 (40.38%) Git (software)
9 430 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
10 357 (27.46%) MVC
11 343 (26.38%) Python
12 313 (24.08%) Web Development
13 275 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
14 268 (20.62%) jQuery
15 254 (19.54%) DevOps
16 239 (18.38%) Bash Shell
17 234 (18.00%) Laravel
18 231 (17.77%) OOP
19 220 (16.92%) Puppet
20 216 (16.62%) Docker
21 206 (15.85%) OO
22 205 (15.77%) Scrum
23 197 (15.15%) Symfony
24 195 (15.00%) HTML5
25 194 (14.92%) SQL
26 189 (14.54%) Software Engineering
27 185 (14.23%) Java
28 184 (14.15%) Windows
29 159 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
30 157 (12.08%) AngularJS

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
1 554 (42.62%) Apache
2 153 (11.77%) CMS
3 135 (10.38%) WordPress
4 126 (9.69%) nginx
5 103 (7.92%) Tomcat
6 83 (6.38%) Drupal
7 58 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
8 48 (3.69%) Apache Pig
9 40 (3.08%) IIS
10 26 (2.00%) OpenStack
11 23 (1.77%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.77%) JBoss
12 19 (1.46%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.38%) Confluence
14 17 (1.31%) Joomla!
15 12 (0.92%) WildFly
16 11 (0.85%) eZ Publish
17 10 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
17 10 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.077%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 78 (6.00%) Magento
2 17 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 275 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (10.38%) SaaS
3 92 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 42 (3.23%) Serverless
5 40 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (2.62%) GitHub
7 27 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (1.92%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.15%) npm
11 12 (0.92%) PaaS
12 11 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.85%) IaaS
12 11 (0.85%) Office 365
13 8 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 88 (6.77%) Firewall
3 74 (5.69%) HTTP
4 68 (5.23%) SSL
5 41 (3.15%) DNS
6 20 (1.54%) Network Security
7 19 (1.46%) RTMP
7 19 (1.46%) RTSP
7 19 (1.46%) SAN
8 16 (1.23%) SSH
8 16 (1.23%) VLAN
9 13 (1.00%) Kerberos
10 12 (0.92%) FTP
10 12 (0.92%) Internet
10 12 (0.92%) NAS
11 10 (0.77%) DHCP
12 9 (0.69%) LAN
13 8 (0.62%) BIG-IP
13 8 (0.62%) VPN
13 8 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (67.46%) MySQL
2 140 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 92 (7.08%) MongoDB
4 87 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
5 84 (6.46%) Big Data
6 75 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 75 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 70 (5.38%) NoSQL
8 65 (5.00%) Redis
9 56 (4.31%) Apache Hive
10 48 (3.69%) MariaDB
11 29 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.69%) HBase
16 8 (0.62%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.62%) phpMyAdmin
16 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 525 (40.38%) Git (software)
2 132 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 118 (9.08%) Subversion
4 105 (8.08%) JIRA
5 74 (5.69%) Bitbucket
6 73 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 70 (5.38%) git-flow
8 61 (4.69%) Selenium
9 50 (3.85%) PHPUnit
10 44 (3.38%) CodeSonar
10 44 (3.38%) Robot Framework
11 42 (3.23%) Maven
12 31 (2.38%) Grunt
12 31 (2.38%) gulp
13 29 (2.23%) Mercurial
14 27 (2.08%) Vagrant
15 19 (1.46%) TeamCity
16 14 (1.08%) Hudson
16 14 (1.08%) webpack
17 13 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 107 (8.23%) Finance
2 95 (7.31%) Marketing
3 83 (6.38%) Retail
4 32 (2.46%) Back Office
5 27 (2.08%) Advertising
6 24 (1.85%) Banking
7 20 (1.54%) Games
8 16 (1.23%) Law
9 15 (1.15%) Publishing
10 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.38%) Electronics
13 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.15%) Legal
16 1 (0.077%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.077%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 796 (61.23%) Developer
2 545 (41.92%) PHP Developer
3 135 (10.38%) Web Developer
4 134 (10.31%) Senior Developer
5 98 (7.54%) Senior PHP Developer
6 93 (7.15%) Linux Engineer
7 91 (7.00%) LAMP Developer
8 89 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 83 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 81 (6.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 79 (6.08%) Administrator
12 78 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
13 72 (5.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 71 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
15 62 (4.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 58 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
17 57 (4.38%) Software Engineer
18 49 (3.77%) Junior
19 47 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
20 44 (3.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (44.77%) HTML
2 539 (41.46%) CSS
3 268 (20.62%) jQuery
4 234 (18.00%) Laravel
5 197 (15.15%) Symfony
6 195 (15.00%) HTML5
7 157 (12.08%) AngularJS
8 151 (11.62%) Node.js
9 133 (10.23%) CSS3
10 131 (10.08%) LEMP Stack
11 129 (9.92%) REST
12 121 (9.31%) Web Services
13 118 (9.08%) XML
14 113 (8.69%) .NET
15 104 (8.00%) SOAP
16 98 (7.54%) React
17 89 (6.85%) Sass
18 85 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (5.46%) JSON
20 69 (5.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.62%) Computer Science
2 76 (5.85%) Mobile App
3 75 (5.77%) Fintech
4 71 (5.46%) User Experience
5 61 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
6 56 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
7 52 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (2.92%) Replication
10 33 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (2.23%) Video\Live Streaming
12 27 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 25 (1.92%) Public Cloud
14 18 (1.38%) Clustering
14 18 (1.38%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.92%) Social Media
17 9 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.69%) Private Cloud
18 8 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 824 (63.38%) Linux
2 184 (14.15%) Windows
3 88 (6.77%) CentOS
4 70 (5.38%) Android
4 70 (5.38%) Ubuntu
5 68 (5.23%) Apple iOS
6 64 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (4.31%) Unix
8 48 (3.69%) Debian
9 44 (3.38%) Mac OS X
10 35 (2.69%) Windows Server
11 14 (1.08%) Solaris
12 11 (0.85%) CoreOS
12 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.62%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.54%) Fedora
16 5 (0.38%) OpenBSD
17 3 (0.23%) SUSE
18 1 (0.077%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (27.46%) MVC
3 313 (24.08%) Web Development
4 254 (19.54%) DevOps
5 231 (17.77%) OOP
6 206 (15.85%) OO
7 205 (15.77%) Scrum
8 189 (14.54%) Software Engineering
9 159 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
10 138 (10.62%) E-Commerce
11 136 (10.46%) TDD
12 113 (8.69%) Test Automation
13 107 (8.23%) Configuration Management
14 102 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
15 92 (7.08%) Kanban
16 86 (6.62%) Front End Development
16 86 (6.62%) Open Source
17 73 (5.62%) OO PHP
18 69 (5.31%) Mentoring
19 65 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,018 (78.31%) PHP
2 716 (55.08%) JavaScript
3 343 (26.38%) Python
4 239 (18.38%) Bash Shell
5 194 (14.92%) SQL
6 185 (14.23%) Java
7 137 (10.54%) Perl
8 128 (9.85%) C#
9 99 (7.62%) PowerShell
10 95 (7.31%) C++
11 93 (7.15%) Ruby
12 68 (5.23%) PHP 5
13 64 (4.92%) C
14 47 (3.62%) Shell Script
15 45 (3.46%) Objective-C
16 43 (3.31%) PHP 7
17 35 (2.69%) Go
18 27 (2.08%) Korn
19 21 (1.62%) Bourne shell
20 17 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 126 (9.69%) Degree
2 61 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (4.62%) CISSP
4 59 (4.54%) CCNA
5 50 (3.85%) SSCP
6 49 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (3.69%) SANS
8 44 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 44 (3.38%) MCSE
8 44 (3.38%) Security Cleared
9 43 (3.31%) CompTIA Security+
9 43 (3.31%) GIAC
9 43 (3.31%) Linux+ Certification
9 43 (3.31%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.69%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.62%) RHCE
13 7 (0.54%) LPIC
14 6 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.15%) QA
2 15 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.08%) GDPR
3 14 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
System Software
1 216 (16.62%) Docker
2 70 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.62%) vSphere
4 34 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (1.85%) Active Directory
7 19 (1.46%) KVM
8 14 (1.08%) iptables
9 10 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.69%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.62%) Varnish
11 8 (0.62%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.54%) Xen
13 6 (0.46%) LXC
14 5 (0.38%) HDFS
14 5 (0.38%) NFS
14 5 (0.38%) PowerDNS
15 4 (0.31%) Ceph
15 4 (0.31%) Corosync
15 4 (0.31%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 220 (16.92%) Puppet
2 150 (11.54%) Ansible
3 111 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (4.85%) Salt
5 59 (4.54%) Kubernetes
6 45 (3.46%) Nagios
7 39 (3.00%) Terraform
8 29 (2.23%) ZABBIX
9 22 (1.69%) HAProxy
10 17 (1.31%) Cacti
11 11 (0.85%) Xymon
12 9 (0.69%) Icinga
13 8 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
13 8 (0.62%) Kibana
13 8 (0.62%) logstash
14 7 (0.54%) Plesk
15 6 (0.46%) cPanel
15 6 (0.46%) Munin
15 6 (0.46%) Packer
Vendors
1 121 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.31%) Oracle
3 105 (8.08%) Zend
4 103 (7.92%) VMware
5 94 (7.23%) Red Hat
6 66 (5.08%) Google
7 40 (3.08%) Cisco
8 22 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.69%) Twitter
9 18 (1.38%) Splunk
10 17 (1.31%) New Relic
11 15 (1.15%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.08%) Percona
13 12 (0.92%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.85%) Dynatrace
15 10 (0.77%) OutSystems
15 10 (0.77%) WorldPay
16 9 (0.69%) F5
16 9 (0.69%) Rackspace
17 8 (0.62%) Adobe