Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 559 447 449
Rank change year-on-year -112 +2 -45
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 523 311 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.29% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 400 276 641
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

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 42,359 24,080 44,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.07% 42.42% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27,045 20,894 36,999
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP in England.

Salary trend for LAMP in England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -103 176 £50,000 +2.56% 29
South East -85 129 £45,000 - 12
South West -7 110 £50,000 +25.00% 10
North of England -90 64 £35,000 -17.65% 27
Yorkshire -55 51 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Midlands -113 20 £47,500 +26.67% 16
East Midlands -74 16 £40,000 +6.67% 8
East of England -105 14 £62,500 +47.06% 6
North West -102 9 £41,250 -2.94% 14
North East -20 4 £37,030 +21.41% 1
West Midlands -67 4 £64,250 +71.33% 8
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 406 (77.63%) PHP
2 394 (75.33%) MySQL
3 324 (61.95%) Linux
4 290 (55.45%) CSS
5 276 (52.77%) HTML
6 267 (51.05%) Git (software)
7 254 (48.57%) JavaScript
8 232 (44.36%) Apache
9 187 (35.76%) Laravel
10 185 (35.37%) AWS
11 165 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
11 165 (31.55%) TDD
12 163 (31.17%) Full Stack Development
13 153 (29.25%) Social Skills
13 153 (29.25%) React
14 148 (28.30%) OO
15 147 (28.11%) Docker
16 143 (27.34%) DevOps
16 143 (27.34%) OOP
17 137 (26.20%) Python
18 121 (23.14%) Finance
19 117 (22.37%) Symfony
19 117 (22.37%) Fintech
20 111 (21.22%) MVC
21 107 (20.46%) SQL
22 105 (20.08%) jQuery
23 103 (19.69%) AngularJS
24 100 (19.12%) RESTful
24 100 (19.12%) PHPUnit
25 94 (17.97%) 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
1 232 (44.36%) Apache
2 60 (11.47%) WordPress
3 47 (8.99%) CMS
4 46 (8.80%) Apache Spark
5 32 (6.12%) IIS
6 30 (5.74%) nginx
7 26 (4.97%) GemFire
8 21 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (3.44%) Tomcat
10 15 (2.87%) Drupal
11 14 (2.68%) Confluence
12 7 (1.34%) PrestaShop
13 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
16 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.38%) Luigi
16 2 (0.38%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (1.15%) InVision
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.10%) Magento
2 8 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.34%) Shopify
4 3 (0.57%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 185 (35.37%) AWS
2 81 (15.49%) Azure
3 57 (10.90%) GitHub
4 53 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (9.75%) SaaS
6 41 (7.84%) Amazon S3
6 41 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 38 (7.27%) GCP
8 36 (6.88%) Amazon SQS
9 35 (6.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 32 (6.12%) Serverless
11 26 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (4.59%) Amazon Kinesis
13 21 (4.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (3.82%) npm
15 12 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (2.10%) AWS CloudTrail
17 10 (1.91%) IaaS
18 8 (1.53%) PaaS
19 7 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.16%) Firewall
2 21 (4.02%) DNS
3 20 (3.82%) SSL
4 17 (3.25%) VPN
5 11 (2.10%) IPv4
5 11 (2.10%) IPv6
5 11 (2.10%) SAN
6 10 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.72%) HTTP
8 8 (1.53%) SMTP
9 6 (1.15%) Intranet
10 5 (0.96%) Internet
10 5 (0.96%) Network Security
11 4 (0.76%) DHCP
11 4 (0.76%) NAS
11 4 (0.76%) VLAN
11 4 (0.76%) WAN
11 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.38%) Broadband
12 2 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (75.33%) MySQL
2 80 (15.30%) NoSQL
3 75 (14.34%) Redis
4 73 (13.96%) MariaDB
5 62 (11.85%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (9.56%) Relational Database
7 48 (9.18%) Big Data
8 33 (6.31%) SQL Server
9 26 (4.97%) HBase
10 25 (4.78%) Couchbase
10 25 (4.78%) Hadoop
11 22 (4.21%) Amazon Aurora
12 17 (3.25%) Apache Accumulo
12 17 (3.25%) MongoDB
13 15 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (2.10%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 267 (51.05%) Git (software)
2 100 (19.12%) PHPUnit
3 80 (15.30%) JIRA
4 68 (13.00%) Jenkins
5 49 (9.37%) Bitbucket
6 34 (6.50%) Eclipse
6 34 (6.50%) gulp
7 33 (6.31%) Cucumber
8 27 (5.16%) Protractor
9 26 (4.97%) Cypress.io
9 26 (4.97%) Gradle
9 26 (4.97%) IntelliJ
9 26 (4.97%) JUnit
9 26 (4.97%) Mockito
9 26 (4.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (4.97%) Storybook
10 22 (4.21%) SonarQube
11 20 (3.82%) Artifactory
11 20 (3.82%) Grunt
12 17 (3.25%) Selenium
General
1 153 (29.25%) Social Skills
2 121 (23.14%) Finance
3 66 (12.62%) Games
4 33 (6.31%) Marketing
5 31 (5.93%) Law
6 28 (5.35%) Retail
7 26 (4.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 25 (4.78%) Banking
9 20 (3.82%) Advertising
10 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.19%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 305 (58.32%) Developer
2 242 (46.27%) PHP Developer
3 58 (11.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 57 (10.90%) PHP Developer - Fintech
5 46 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 43 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 34 (6.50%) Senior PHP Developer
8 29 (5.54%) Lead Developer
9 22 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.25%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.06%) Lead PHP Developer
13 15 (2.87%) Head of Development
13 15 (2.87%) LAMP Developer
14 14 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (2.68%) Principal Engineer
14 14 (2.68%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (55.45%) CSS
2 276 (52.77%) HTML
3 187 (35.76%) Laravel
4 153 (29.25%) React
5 117 (22.37%) Symfony
6 105 (20.08%) jQuery
7 103 (19.69%) AngularJS
8 100 (19.12%) RESTful
9 94 (17.97%) HTML5
10 92 (17.59%) Node.js
11 69 (13.19%) JSON
12 63 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 57 (10.90%) LAPP Stack
14 56 (10.71%) Jest
14 56 (10.71%) Web Services
15 50 (9.56%) CSS3
16 49 (9.37%) Sass
17 47 (8.99%) XML
18 46 (8.80%) Vue.js
19 43 (8.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.53%) Self-Motivation
2 74 (14.15%) Legacy Code
3 61 (11.66%) User Experience
4 32 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (5.54%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (4.40%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.10%) e-Learning
9 10 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.91%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.91%) PKI
10 9 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.53%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.53%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.34%) Replication
13 6 (1.15%) Contract for Difference
13 6 (1.15%) iPad
13 6 (1.15%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 324 (61.95%) Linux
2 58 (11.09%) Unix
3 47 (8.99%) Ubuntu
4 44 (8.41%) Windows
5 28 (5.35%) Android
5 28 (5.35%) Apple iOS
6 25 (4.78%) CentOS
7 23 (4.40%) Windows Server
8 18 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.49%) Debian
11 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (1.34%) Fedora
13 4 (0.76%) SUSE
13 4 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
1 165 (31.55%) TDD
2 163 (31.17%) Full Stack Development
3 148 (28.30%) OO
4 143 (27.34%) DevOps
4 143 (27.34%) OOP
5 117 (22.37%) Fintech
6 111 (21.22%) MVC
7 90 (17.21%) Software Engineering
7 90 (17.21%) Unit Testing
8 89 (17.02%) Open Source
9 85 (16.25%) CI/CD
10 84 (16.06%) Data Privacy
11 82 (15.68%) B2B
12 78 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
13 71 (13.58%) BDD
14 64 (12.24%) Web Development
15 60 (11.47%) Refactoring
16 58 (11.09%) E-Commerce
17 57 (10.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 406 (77.63%) PHP
2 254 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 137 (26.20%) Python
4 107 (20.46%) SQL
5 84 (16.06%) PHP 7
6 69 (13.19%) Java
7 42 (8.03%) TypeScript
8 40 (7.65%) Bash
9 37 (7.07%) Shell Script
10 34 (6.50%) PowerShell
11 30 (5.74%) Perl
12 26 (4.97%) Groovy
13 21 (4.02%) Ruby
14 17 (3.25%) R
15 14 (2.68%) C#
16 13 (2.49%) C
17 10 (1.91%) C++
18 7 (1.34%) Go
18 7 (1.34%) PHP 5
19 4 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (11.28%) Degree
2 31 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.97%) OCP
3 26 (4.97%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.34%) MCSE
7 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.15%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) IISP
10 2 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.38%) MBA
11 1 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.50%) QA
2 12 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.72%) SLA
5 7 (1.34%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.38%) NCSC
6 2 (0.38%) NIST
System Software
1 147 (28.11%) Docker
2 44 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.97%) HDFS
4 10 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.15%) iptables
6 3 (0.57%) KVM
6 3 (0.57%) NFS
6 3 (0.57%) Postfix
7 2 (0.38%) Samba
7 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.19%) LXC
8 1 (0.19%) oVirt
8 1 (0.19%) Squid
8 1 (0.19%) Varnish
8 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 86 (16.44%) Ansible
2 63 (12.05%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (10.71%) Terraform
4 53 (10.13%) Kubernetes
5 46 (8.80%) Puppet
6 15 (2.87%) Nagios
7 9 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 7 (1.34%) Check_MK
8 7 (1.34%) Icinga
9 6 (1.15%) Scalr
10 4 (0.76%) Packer
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.38%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.38%) Proxmox
12 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
13 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.19%) Rancher
13 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (10.71%) Zend
2 51 (9.75%) VMware
3 47 (8.99%) Google
4 29 (5.54%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.97%) Okta
6 17 (3.25%) Checkmarx
7 16 (3.06%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.29%) Oracle
9 11 (2.10%) WooCommerce
10 7 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.34%) Veeam
11 6 (1.15%) RightScale
12 5 (0.96%) Citrix
12 5 (0.96%) Percona
12 5 (0.96%) Splunk
13 4 (0.76%) Apple
13 4 (0.76%) Cisco
13 4 (0.76%) FalconStor
13 4 (0.76%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.76%) Perforce