Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 420 353 278
Rank change year-on-year -67 -75 -41
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 961 1,498 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.92% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.27% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,365 1,864
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £64,625
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 51,070 65,860 67,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.82% 40.50% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42,463 55,217 57,431
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 July 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 -28 349 £52,500 -4.55% 47
South East -43 246 £45,000 - 30
South West -10 130 £40,000 +6.67% 37
Midlands +25 109 £35,000 - 49
North of England -165 76 £40,000 - 48
East Midlands +63 64 £37,500 -6.25% 30
North West -67 53 £40,000 - 29
East of England +70 50 £50,000 +27.39% 12
West Midlands -14 45 £35,000 +6.06% 19
Yorkshire -96 21 £40,000 - 15
North East +7 2 £54,500 +81.67% 4
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 715 (74.40%) PHP
2 693 (72.11%) MySQL
3 592 (61.60%) Linux
4 514 (53.49%) JavaScript
5 445 (46.31%) HTML
6 442 (45.99%) CSS
7 372 (38.71%) Apache
8 334 (34.76%) Git (software)
9 256 (26.64%) jQuery
10 253 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
11 243 (25.29%) MVC
12 231 (24.04%) Laravel
13 228 (23.73%) Web Development
14 219 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
15 214 (22.27%) Python
16 199 (20.71%) OOP
17 176 (18.31%) Docker
18 162 (16.86%) Web Services
18 162 (16.86%) Symfony
19 160 (16.65%) Bash Shell
20 156 (16.23%) OO
21 148 (15.40%) DevOps
22 135 (14.05%) Puppet
23 132 (13.74%) SQL
24 131 (13.63%) nginx
25 130 (13.53%) Zend
26 129 (13.42%) LEMP Stack
27 121 (12.59%) AngularJS
28 116 (12.07%) E-Commerce
29 115 (11.97%) HTML5

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
1 372 (38.71%) Apache
2 131 (13.63%) nginx
3 91 (9.47%) Drupal
4 72 (7.49%) WordPress
5 53 (5.52%) CMS
6 46 (4.79%) Tomcat
7 41 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (2.19%) JBoss
9 16 (1.66%) IIS
10 15 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.04%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.83%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.73%) Confluence
15 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.42%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.94%) Adobe XD
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) Figma
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 68 (7.08%) Magento
2 18 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (1.04%) Shopify
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 219 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (11.03%) SaaS
3 54 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 54 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (4.68%) GitHub
5 39 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (3.54%) Serverless
7 33 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (2.60%) Amazon S3
9 24 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
11 17 (1.77%) Route 53
12 16 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.46%) Slack
14 13 (1.35%) PaaS
15 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.14%) IaaS
17 10 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (1.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 83 (8.64%) DNS
2 74 (7.70%) TCP/IP
3 53 (5.52%) Firewall
4 45 (4.68%) Internet
5 41 (4.27%) SMTP
6 38 (3.95%) HTTP
7 21 (2.19%) SSH
8 20 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
9 17 (1.77%) SSL
10 16 (1.66%) RTMP
10 16 (1.66%) RTSP
10 16 (1.66%) SAN
11 14 (1.46%) SNMP
12 13 (1.35%) Network Security
12 13 (1.35%) Wireless
13 12 (1.25%) NAS
14 10 (1.04%) FTP
14 10 (1.04%) IGMP
14 10 (1.04%) WAN
14 10 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (72.11%) MySQL
2 101 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 77 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (6.66%) Relational Database
5 62 (6.45%) Redis
6 61 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.27%) MariaDB
8 35 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
9 31 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 27 (2.81%) Amazon Aurora
11 24 (2.50%) Big Data
12 19 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.35%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.73%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 334 (34.76%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.16%) Jenkins
3 60 (6.24%) JIRA
4 51 (5.31%) Subversion
5 43 (4.47%) PHPUnit
6 27 (2.81%) Bitbucket
7 26 (2.71%) gulp
8 21 (2.19%) Mercurial
9 18 (1.87%) Grunt
10 17 (1.77%) GitLab
11 13 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.35%) Vagrant
12 12 (1.25%) Selenium
13 10 (1.04%) git-flow
14 9 (0.94%) JIRA Agile
14 9 (0.94%) JSUnit
15 8 (0.83%) Travis CI
16 7 (0.73%) Firebug
17 6 (0.62%) Maven
17 6 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 85 (8.84%) Finance
2 79 (8.22%) Retail
3 56 (5.83%) Marketing
4 22 (2.29%) Banking
5 15 (1.56%) Law
6 14 (1.46%) Publishing
7 8 (0.83%) Automotive
7 8 (0.83%) Legal
7 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.42%) Back Office
8 4 (0.42%) Games
8 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.31%) Electronics
9 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) French Language
10 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 620 (64.52%) Developer
2 407 (42.35%) PHP Developer
3 141 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 105 (10.93%) Senior PHP Developer
5 100 (10.41%) Web Developer
6 89 (9.26%) Administrator
7 84 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
8 65 (6.76%) LAMP Developer
8 65 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 59 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
10 58 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 56 (5.83%) Drupal Developer
12 55 (5.72%) PHP Web Developer
13 54 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 53 (5.52%) Software Developer
15 52 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 49 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
17 44 (4.58%) Senior LAMP Developer
18 35 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
19 33 (3.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (46.31%) HTML
2 442 (45.99%) CSS
3 256 (26.64%) jQuery
4 231 (24.04%) Laravel
5 162 (16.86%) Symfony
5 162 (16.86%) Web Services
6 129 (13.42%) LEMP Stack
7 121 (12.59%) AngularJS
8 115 (11.97%) HTML5
9 100 (10.41%) Node.js
10 95 (9.89%) React
11 93 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 92 (9.57%) RESTful
13 87 (9.05%) REST
14 86 (8.95%) Ajax
15 69 (7.18%) CodeIgniter
15 69 (7.18%) SOAP
16 67 (6.97%) CSS3
17 62 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
18 56 (5.83%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.84%) Mobile App
2 57 (5.93%) User Experience
3 40 (4.16%) Video\Live Streaming
4 35 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.64%) Replication
5 29 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.25%) Social Network
13 11 (1.14%) Clustering
13 11 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.04%) IPTV
14 10 (1.04%) MPEG
15 9 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 592 (61.60%) Linux
2 108 (11.24%) Windows
3 105 (10.93%) Ubuntu
4 76 (7.91%) CentOS
5 63 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (4.47%) Debian
6 43 (4.47%) Unix
7 14 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.35%) Android
8 13 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.25%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.94%) Solaris
11 7 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.52%) VyOS
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.21%) Fedora
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
16 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (25.29%) MVC
3 228 (23.73%) Web Development
4 199 (20.71%) OOP
5 156 (16.23%) OO
6 148 (15.40%) DevOps
7 116 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 104 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (10.20%) Open Source
10 81 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 80 (8.32%) Configuration Management
11 80 (8.32%) Software Engineering
12 75 (7.80%) OO PHP
13 72 (7.49%) TDD
14 66 (6.87%) Scrum
15 54 (5.62%) Test Automation
16 52 (5.41%) Front End Development
17 49 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (4.99%) Mentoring
19 41 (4.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 715 (74.40%) PHP
2 514 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 214 (22.27%) Python
4 160 (16.65%) Bash Shell
5 132 (13.74%) SQL
6 88 (9.16%) Java
7 64 (6.66%) Perl
8 36 (3.75%) PHP 7
9 32 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 31 (3.23%) Ruby
11 25 (2.60%) PHP 5
12 23 (2.39%) C#
13 19 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.87%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.77%) C
16 15 (1.56%) Go
17 7 (0.73%) ES6
17 7 (0.73%) Groovy
18 6 (0.62%) C++
18 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (6.35%) Degree
2 43 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.14%) RHCE
6 7 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.62%) CCDP
7 6 (0.62%) CCNP
7 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.31%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.21%) LPIC
9 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.85%) QA
2 15 (1.56%) SLA
3 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 176 (18.31%) Docker
2 59 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.23%) KVM
4 27 (2.81%) iptables
5 26 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (2.39%) Varnish
7 22 (2.29%) NFS
8 20 (2.08%) Postfix
8 20 (2.08%) Samba
9 19 (1.98%) VMware Server
10 17 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.73%) oVirt
12 7 (0.73%) RHEV
13 6 (0.62%) DRBD
13 6 (0.62%) GlusterFS
13 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.62%) Squid
14 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
14 4 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 135 (14.05%) Puppet
2 76 (7.91%) Ansible
3 61 (6.35%) Kubernetes
4 52 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (5.31%) Terraform
6 38 (3.95%) Nagios
7 23 (2.39%) ZABBIX
8 21 (2.19%) Prometheus
9 14 (1.46%) HAProxy
10 11 (1.14%) Plesk
11 8 (0.83%) Packer
11 8 (0.83%) SELinux
12 6 (0.62%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
12 6 (0.62%) Munin
12 6 (0.62%) Salt
13 5 (0.52%) Graylog
14 4 (0.42%) cPanel
14 4 (0.42%) Graphite
14 4 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 130 (13.53%) Zend
2 89 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 83 (8.64%) VMware
4 56 (5.83%) Oracle
5 42 (4.37%) Microsoft
6 39 (4.06%) Google
7 23 (2.39%) Cisco
8 20 (2.08%) Adobe
9 12 (1.25%) OutSystems
10 10 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.94%) Brocade
11 9 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.83%) F5
12 8 (0.83%) Instagram
12 8 (0.83%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.83%) WorldPay
13 7 (0.73%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.73%) SAP
14 6 (0.62%) Percona
14 6 (0.62%) Sage