Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 284 235
Rank change year-on-year -67 -49 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,504 2,022 2,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.21% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 2.98% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,848 2,680
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 66,723 67,915 74,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.81% 40.71% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55,945 57,359 65,557
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -63 532 £55,000 +1.85% 98
South East +28 370 £45,000 +5.88% 39
North of England -51 284 £40,000 - 60
South West -17 147 £37,500 +4.17% 26
North West -36 144 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire -19 133 £40,000 - 23
Midlands -120 110 £35,000 +7.69% 27
West Midlands -46 86 £32,750 -6.43% 20
East of England -46 60 £39,250 +12.14% 13
East Midlands -80 24 £40,000 +23.08% 7
North East -23 7 £30,000 -21.05% 7
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,152 (76.60%) PHP
2 1,039 (69.08%) MySQL
3 951 (63.23%) Linux
4 787 (52.33%) JavaScript
5 694 (46.14%) Apache
6 659 (43.82%) HTML
7 655 (43.55%) CSS
8 572 (38.03%) Git (software)
9 473 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
10 432 (28.72%) MVC
11 397 (26.40%) Web Development
12 389 (25.86%) Python
13 339 (22.54%) jQuery
14 326 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
15 293 (19.48%) DevOps
16 291 (19.35%) OOP
17 276 (18.35%) Laravel
18 270 (17.95%) Bash Shell
19 253 (16.82%) Puppet
20 248 (16.49%) Symfony
21 245 (16.29%) Java
22 230 (15.29%) HTML5
23 222 (14.76%) Docker
24 219 (14.56%) SQL
25 214 (14.23%) OO
26 211 (14.03%) Windows
27 196 (13.03%) Scrum
28 185 (12.30%) Software Engineering
29 179 (11.90%) AngularJS
29 179 (11.90%) Jenkins

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
1 694 (46.14%) Apache
2 178 (11.84%) WordPress
3 162 (10.77%) nginx
4 160 (10.64%) CMS
5 149 (9.91%) Tomcat
6 108 (7.18%) Drupal
7 60 (3.99%) JBoss
8 59 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (2.73%) WebSphere
10 40 (2.66%) WebLogic
11 38 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 36 (2.39%) Apache Pig
13 29 (1.93%) IIS
14 28 (1.86%) OpenStack
15 20 (1.33%) Apache Spark
15 20 (1.33%) Confluence
15 20 (1.33%) Jetty
16 18 (1.20%) Joomla!
16 18 (1.20%) Moodle
17 15 (1.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.47%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.47%) HipChat
4 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (4.06%) Magento
2 21 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Shopify
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 326 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (11.37%) SaaS
3 99 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (3.52%) Amazon S3
6 48 (3.19%) Amazon ELB
6 48 (3.19%) GitHub
7 40 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 39 (2.59%) Serverless
9 38 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 37 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 35 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (1.60%) OpenShift
13 24 (1.60%) Route 53
14 17 (1.13%) npm
15 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.00%) IaaS
16 14 (0.93%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 126 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 113 (7.51%) HTTP
3 110 (7.31%) Firewall
4 72 (4.79%) DNS
5 70 (4.65%) SSL
6 42 (2.79%) SAN
7 41 (2.73%) NAS
8 22 (1.46%) Internet
9 18 (1.20%) VPN
10 17 (1.13%) SMPP
11 14 (0.93%) LAN
11 14 (0.93%) Network Security
12 13 (0.86%) SSH
13 12 (0.80%) RTMP
13 12 (0.80%) RTSP
13 12 (0.80%) VLAN
13 12 (0.80%) WAN
14 8 (0.53%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.47%) FTP
15 7 (0.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,039 (69.08%) MySQL
2 170 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 124 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 99 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 79 (5.25%) Redis
7 72 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 69 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
9 65 (4.32%) NoSQL
10 61 (4.06%) Big Data
11 52 (3.46%) MariaDB
12 46 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 42 (2.79%) Apache Hive
15 25 (1.66%) HBase
16 10 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
17 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 572 (38.03%) Git (software)
2 179 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 135 (8.98%) Subversion
4 133 (8.84%) JIRA
5 81 (5.39%) Bitbucket
6 75 (4.99%) Selenium
7 68 (4.52%) git-flow
8 60 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 60 (3.99%) PHPUnit
9 52 (3.46%) Maven
10 37 (2.46%) Vagrant
11 31 (2.06%) CodeSonar
11 31 (2.06%) gulp
11 31 (2.06%) Robot Framework
12 30 (1.99%) Grunt
13 25 (1.66%) webpack
14 21 (1.40%) Mercurial
15 18 (1.20%) jMock
15 18 (1.20%) JUnit
16 17 (1.13%) TestNG
General
1 106 (7.05%) Retail
2 98 (6.52%) Finance
3 77 (5.12%) Marketing
4 44 (2.93%) Back Office
5 24 (1.60%) Advertising
6 23 (1.53%) Banking
7 20 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.86%) Publishing
9 12 (0.80%) Games
9 12 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.73%) Legal
11 9 (0.60%) Law
12 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.066%) Front Office
15 1 (0.066%) Local Government
15 1 (0.066%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.066%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 963 (64.03%) Developer
2 666 (44.28%) PHP Developer
3 201 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 174 (11.57%) Web Developer
5 152 (10.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 121 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
7 100 (6.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 100 (6.65%) PHP Web Developer
8 91 (6.05%) LAMP Developer
9 90 (5.98%) Administrator
10 86 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
11 80 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
12 79 (5.25%) Software Developer
13 69 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
14 68 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 59 (3.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 51 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
17 49 (3.26%) Software Engineer
18 48 (3.19%) Lead Developer
19 47 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (43.82%) HTML
2 655 (43.55%) CSS
3 339 (22.54%) jQuery
4 276 (18.35%) Laravel
5 248 (16.49%) Symfony
6 230 (15.29%) HTML5
7 179 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 172 (11.44%) Web Services
9 165 (10.97%) LEMP Stack
10 162 (10.77%) Node.js
11 161 (10.70%) REST
12 152 (10.11%) CSS3
13 128 (8.51%) Sass
14 120 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 108 (7.18%) XML
16 107 (7.11%) SOAP
17 101 (6.72%) .NET
18 95 (6.32%) React
19 92 (6.12%) RESTful
20 81 (5.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.85%) User Experience
2 91 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 79 (5.25%) Fintech
4 74 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
4 74 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 36 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (2.13%) Replication
10 31 (2.06%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.73%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.20%) Clustering
14 17 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 16 (1.06%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
17 12 (0.80%) Hedge funds
18 10 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 951 (63.23%) Linux
2 211 (14.03%) Windows
3 161 (10.70%) CentOS
4 128 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (5.39%) Unix
6 69 (4.59%) Debian
7 67 (4.45%) Android
8 65 (4.32%) Ubuntu
9 63 (4.19%) Apple iOS
10 31 (2.06%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.13%) Windows Server
12 15 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
13 9 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.47%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.33%) Fedora
16 4 (0.27%) Solaris
16 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.13%) OpenBSD
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (28.72%) MVC
3 397 (26.40%) Web Development
4 293 (19.48%) DevOps
5 291 (19.35%) OOP
6 214 (14.23%) OO
7 196 (13.03%) Scrum
8 185 (12.30%) Software Engineering
9 167 (11.10%) E-Commerce
10 137 (9.11%) Configuration Management
11 136 (9.04%) TDD
12 126 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
13 123 (8.18%) OO PHP
14 121 (8.05%) Open Source
15 111 (7.38%) Mentoring
16 110 (7.31%) Test Automation
17 108 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
18 104 (6.91%) Front End Development
19 79 (5.25%) Deployment Automation
20 78 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,152 (76.60%) PHP
2 787 (52.33%) JavaScript
3 389 (25.86%) Python
4 270 (17.95%) Bash Shell
5 245 (16.29%) Java
6 219 (14.56%) SQL
7 178 (11.84%) Perl
8 116 (7.71%) Ruby
9 94 (6.25%) C#
10 93 (6.18%) PowerShell
11 72 (4.79%) PHP 5
12 64 (4.26%) C++
13 53 (3.52%) C
14 41 (2.73%) PHP 7
15 37 (2.46%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.26%) Go
17 33 (2.19%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.73%) Scala
19 25 (1.66%) ES6
20 19 (1.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (6.85%) Degree
2 49 (3.26%) CISSP
3 48 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (2.86%) CCNA
4 43 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (2.86%) SSCP
5 36 (2.39%) SANS
6 33 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 32 (2.13%) MCSE
8 31 (2.06%) GIAC
8 31 (2.06%) Linux+ Certification
8 31 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
8 31 (2.06%) Security Cleared
9 30 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.73%) LPIC
11 11 (0.73%) RHCE
12 10 (0.66%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.99%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.80%) GCP
4 11 (0.73%) GDPR
5 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) SLA
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 222 (14.76%) Docker
2 59 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (2.39%) vSphere
5 24 (1.60%) Active Directory
6 18 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.06%) KVM
9 15 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.73%) iptables
11 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.66%) Postfix
11 10 (0.66%) XenServer
12 9 (0.60%) Ceph
13 8 (0.53%) Dovecot
13 8 (0.53%) HDFS
13 8 (0.53%) Varnish
14 7 (0.47%) OpenAM
14 7 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 253 (16.82%) Puppet
2 159 (10.57%) Ansible
3 100 (6.65%) Nagios
4 93 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (5.25%) Kubernetes
6 44 (2.93%) Salt
7 39 (2.59%) Terraform
8 36 (2.39%) ZABBIX
9 27 (1.80%) HAProxy
10 19 (1.26%) Cacti
10 19 (1.26%) logstash
11 17 (1.13%) Galera Cluster
12 15 (1.00%) Check_MK
12 15 (1.00%) Plesk
13 14 (0.93%) Icinga
14 12 (0.80%) cPanel
14 12 (0.80%) SELinux
15 11 (0.73%) Xymon
16 10 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (0.66%) Grafana
Vendors
1 152 (10.11%) Oracle
2 131 (8.71%) Red Hat
3 129 (8.58%) Zend
4 100 (6.65%) VMware
5 98 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 69 (4.59%) Google
7 42 (2.79%) Twitter
8 39 (2.59%) Splunk
9 38 (2.53%) Cisco
10 29 (1.93%) New Relic
11 25 (1.66%) SaltStack
12 20 (1.33%) hybris
13 16 (1.06%) AppDynamics
14 15 (1.00%) WorldPay
15 13 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.86%) Qualys
16 12 (0.80%) Adobe
16 12 (0.80%) Assembla
16 12 (0.80%) Facebook
17 10 (0.66%) Rackspace