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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.34% 2.22% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 5.17% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 11
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 295 406 503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 43.96% 42.83% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 258 357 435
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 4 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 2 £42,500 - 2
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 12 (60.00%) Apache
4 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (50.00%) MariaDB
5 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 10 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (50.00%) CentOS
5 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) DevOps
7 8 (40.00%) Web Development
7 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) JMeter
8 7 (35.00%) OOP
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (35.00%) Mac OS
8 7 (35.00%) Xen
8 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
8 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (35.00%) New Relic

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 12 (60.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 10 (50.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (15.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) JMeter
2 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) Django
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) jQuery
1 5 (25.00%) Laravel
1 5 (25.00%) Symfony
2 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) CentOS
2 10 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Web Development
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 5 (25.00%) UX Design
4 5 (25.00%) Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (35.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) Packer
4 3 (15.00%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) New Relic
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ib3 Limited
Salary: Unspecified (a competitive package is on offer to the right candidate)
Posted: 12 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago