Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 109 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 8 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.61% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.77% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 15
Kent median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% -36.00%
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +3.66% +2.50%

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 547 686 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.72% 40.23% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 432 590 924
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
% change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Kent

LAMP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP in Kent.

Salary trend for LAMP in Kent

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Kent over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Kent

LAMP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 3 £35,000 - 1
Folkestone - 1 £42,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Memcached
6 1 (12.50%) Puppet
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Gearman
6 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Gearman
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) Mason
3 1 (12.50%) Memcached
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software