Period
to 17 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 441 387 308
Rank change year-on-year -54 -79 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 739 1,128 1,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.81% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.05% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 602 970 1,585
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 44,209 55,114 66,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.78% 39.67% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36,648 45,524 56,733
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -103 205 £55,000 -4.35% 28
South East +33 198 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North of England +72 117 £40,000 - 33
South West -71 82 £40,000 - 31
Midlands +4 74 £37,500 +10.29% 27
East of England +60 62 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire +65 61 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North West +12 53 £38,500 -3.75% 13
East Midlands +23 40 £38,750 +19.23% 14
West Midlands +4 34 £35,000 -26.32% 13
North East - 3 £36,500 - 7
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 568 (76.86%) PHP
2 478 (64.68%) MySQL
3 444 (60.08%) Linux
4 379 (51.29%) JavaScript
5 301 (40.73%) HTML
6 283 (38.29%) CSS
7 249 (33.69%) Git (software)
8 243 (32.88%) Apache
9 232 (31.39%) Laravel
10 223 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
11 211 (28.55%) OOP
12 192 (25.98%) jQuery
13 187 (25.30%) MVC
14 181 (24.49%) Web Development
15 167 (22.60%) OO
16 162 (21.92%) SQL
17 156 (21.11%) Python
18 151 (20.43%) AWS
19 146 (19.76%) DevOps
20 139 (18.81%) Bash Shell
21 124 (16.78%) HTML5
22 119 (16.10%) Docker
23 109 (14.75%) Symfony
23 109 (14.75%) Windows
24 105 (14.21%) SQL Server
25 102 (13.80%) SaaS
26 101 (13.67%) Zend
26 101 (13.67%) Web Services
27 99 (13.40%) E-Commerce
28 90 (12.18%) Mobile App

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
1 243 (32.88%) Apache
2 75 (10.15%) WordPress
3 66 (8.93%) nginx
4 58 (7.85%) Tomcat
5 48 (6.50%) IIS
6 45 (6.09%) CMS
6 45 (6.09%) Drupal
7 23 (3.11%) Confluence
8 20 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (2.30%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.81%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.68%) PrestaShop
11 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.41%) Jetty
13 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.41%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 56 (7.58%) Magento
2 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Shopify
5 1 (0.14%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 151 (20.43%) AWS
2 102 (13.80%) SaaS
3 87 (11.77%) Azure
4 59 (7.98%) GitHub
5 35 (4.74%) npm
6 28 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
9 14 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.76%) Office 365
11 12 (1.62%) GCP
12 10 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.35%) IaaS
13 9 (1.22%) Serverless
14 7 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
15 5 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.68%) Sage Pay
16 4 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.55%) TCP/IP
2 48 (6.50%) DNS
3 43 (5.82%) Firewall
4 33 (4.47%) HTTP
5 23 (3.11%) SMTP
6 22 (2.98%) SNMP
6 22 (2.98%) SSL
7 17 (2.30%) LAN
7 17 (2.30%) WAN
7 17 (2.30%) Wireless
8 16 (2.17%) WLAN
9 13 (1.76%) IGMP
9 13 (1.76%) Multicast
9 13 (1.76%) Structured Cabling
10 12 (1.62%) Internet
11 11 (1.49%) DHCP
12 9 (1.22%) VoIP
13 8 (1.08%) VPN
14 7 (0.95%) Network Security
14 7 (0.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (64.68%) MySQL
2 105 (14.21%) SQL Server
3 51 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.82%) MariaDB
6 31 (4.19%) Redis
7 28 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.52%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.62%) Big Data
11 10 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.68%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.54%) DB2
15 4 (0.54%) Ingres
16 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 249 (33.69%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.07%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.04%) JIRA
4 30 (4.06%) Subversion
5 28 (3.79%) gulp
6 21 (2.84%) Bitbucket
7 20 (2.71%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.44%) Maven
8 18 (2.44%) Selenium
9 17 (2.30%) Artifactory
9 17 (2.30%) Grunt
10 16 (2.17%) Ant
10 16 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (2.17%) PHPUnit
10 16 (2.17%) SonarQube
11 15 (2.03%) Bower
11 15 (2.03%) MSBuild
11 15 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (2.03%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (9.61%) Finance
2 61 (8.25%) Marketing
3 58 (7.85%) Retail
4 28 (3.79%) Electronics
5 25 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.71%) Automotive
7 19 (2.57%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.76%) Military
10 8 (1.08%) Advertising
11 7 (0.95%) Back Office
11 7 (0.95%) Banking
12 6 (0.81%) Games
12 6 (0.81%) Police
13 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.68%) Law
14 4 (0.54%) Billing
14 4 (0.54%) Legal
15 3 (0.41%) iGaming
16 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 471 (63.73%) Developer
2 307 (41.54%) PHP Developer
3 144 (19.49%) Senior Developer
4 100 (13.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 68 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
6 67 (9.07%) LAMP Developer
7 62 (8.39%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 52 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 50 (6.77%) Web Developer
10 48 (6.50%) Software Engineer
11 43 (5.82%) PHP Software Engineer
11 43 (5.82%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 41 (5.55%) Systems Administrator
13 40 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
14 38 (5.14%) Administrator
15 36 (4.87%) Senior Software Developer
16 34 (4.60%) Magento Developer
17 29 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
18 27 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 25 (3.38%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (40.73%) HTML
2 283 (38.29%) CSS
3 232 (31.39%) Laravel
4 192 (25.98%) jQuery
5 124 (16.78%) HTML5
6 109 (14.75%) Symfony
7 101 (13.67%) Web Services
8 79 (10.69%) Sass
9 78 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 76 (10.28%) REST
11 69 (9.34%) Node.js
12 68 (9.20%) LEMP Stack
13 62 (8.39%) JSON
14 60 (8.12%) XML
15 57 (7.71%) Vue.js
16 54 (7.31%) SOAP
17 49 (6.63%) LDAP
18 48 (6.50%) React
19 47 (6.36%) CSS3
20 45 (6.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.18%) Mobile App
2 64 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (7.17%) Linux Command Line
4 34 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.92%) User Experience
6 23 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.98%) Replication
8 21 (2.84%) Clustering
9 14 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.76%) IPTV
10 13 (1.76%) MPEG
10 13 (1.76%) Video\Live Streaming
11 12 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.08%) e-Learning
14 8 (1.08%) W3C
15 7 (0.95%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 444 (60.08%) Linux
2 109 (14.75%) Windows
3 66 (8.93%) CentOS
4 53 (7.17%) Ubuntu
5 32 (4.33%) Windows Server
6 31 (4.19%) Android
6 31 (4.19%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.84%) Unix
8 14 (1.89%) Debian
9 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.41%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.41%) FreeNAS
13 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) AIX
14 2 (0.27%) VyOS
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (28.55%) OOP
3 187 (25.30%) MVC
4 181 (24.49%) Web Development
5 167 (22.60%) OO
6 146 (19.76%) DevOps
7 99 (13.40%) E-Commerce
8 87 (11.77%) OO PHP
9 82 (11.10%) Software Engineering
10 67 (9.07%) Mentoring
11 65 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (7.71%) Unit Testing
13 55 (7.44%) TDD
14 49 (6.63%) Open Source
15 48 (6.50%) Computer Science
16 47 (6.36%) Front End Development
17 44 (5.95%) Scrum
17 44 (5.95%) Test Automation
18 42 (5.68%) OOD
19 40 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 568 (76.86%) PHP
2 379 (51.29%) JavaScript
3 162 (21.92%) SQL
4 156 (21.11%) Python
5 139 (18.81%) Bash Shell
6 68 (9.20%) PHP 7
7 65 (8.80%) Java
8 44 (5.95%) Perl
8 44 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 42 (5.68%) C#
10 33 (4.47%) C
11 32 (4.33%) PHP 5
12 28 (3.79%) T-SQL
13 23 (3.11%) C++
13 23 (3.11%) Ruby
14 16 (2.17%) Go
15 12 (1.62%) VBScript
16 7 (0.95%) ES6
16 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (8.39%) Degree
2 39 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.14%) MCSA
5 1 (0.14%) MCSE
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.28%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.27%) GDPR
3 2 (0.27%) NCSC
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 119 (16.10%) Docker
2 30 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.44%) Varnish
5 17 (2.30%) NFS
6 16 (2.17%) XenApp
7 14 (1.89%) vSphere
8 13 (1.76%) KVM
9 10 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.22%) Samba
10 9 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.81%) iptables
11 6 (0.81%) QEMU
11 6 (0.81%) Xen
12 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.27%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.27%) Postfix
15 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 77 (10.42%) Ansible
2 73 (9.88%) Puppet
3 40 (5.41%) Nagios
4 39 (5.28%) Kubernetes
5 37 (5.01%) Terraform
6 32 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (4.19%) HAProxy
8 29 (3.92%) ZABBIX
9 13 (1.76%) cPanel
10 10 (1.35%) Plesk
11 9 (1.22%) Cacti
11 9 (1.22%) Galera Cluster
12 8 (1.08%) Grafana
13 6 (0.81%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.81%) SELinux
14 5 (0.68%) Mesos
15 4 (0.54%) Chronos
15 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
16 3 (0.41%) Proxmox
16 3 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (13.67%) Zend
2 48 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.87%) Red Hat
4 35 (4.74%) VMware
5 29 (3.92%) Oracle
6 27 (3.65%) Cisco
7 21 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.30%) SAP
8 17 (2.30%) Splunk
9 16 (2.17%) Citrix
9 16 (2.17%) Google
10 15 (2.03%) Black Duck
11 7 (0.95%) Rollbar
12 6 (0.81%) New Relic
12 6 (0.81%) Xero
13 4 (0.54%) Marketo
13 4 (0.54%) Pardot
13 4 (0.54%) Percona
13 4 (0.54%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.54%) WooCommerce