Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 398 410
Rank change year-on-year -84 +12 -67
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 133 421 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.83% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 110 354 473
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £92,500 £76,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15,671 23,040 27,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.35% 39.64% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,874 19,148 22,779
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for LAMP in London

LAMP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
Central London +48 36 £55,000 -8.33%
West London +32 16 £60,000 +33.33%
North London -4 4 £70,000 +16.67%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 96 (72.18%) MySQL
2 85 (63.91%) PHP
3 65 (48.87%) Linux
4 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
5 51 (38.35%) Git (software)
6 46 (34.59%) CSS
7 45 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (32.33%) Apache
8 43 (32.33%) SQL
8 43 (32.33%) HTML
9 41 (30.83%) AWS
10 39 (29.32%) Bash Shell
10 39 (29.32%) OO
11 33 (24.81%) Web Services
12 32 (24.06%) Symfony
12 32 (24.06%) jQuery
13 30 (22.56%) Laravel
13 30 (22.56%) Docker
14 29 (21.80%) Drupal
15 28 (21.05%) Azure
15 28 (21.05%) OOP
16 27 (20.30%) Web Development
17 26 (19.55%) Python
18 25 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (17.29%) Tomcat
19 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
19 23 (17.29%) OO PHP
20 22 (16.54%) DevOps
20 22 (16.54%) MVC
20 22 (16.54%) Finance

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 43 (32.33%) Apache
2 29 (21.80%) Drupal
3 23 (17.29%) Tomcat
4 19 (14.29%) IIS
5 17 (12.78%) nginx
6 13 (9.77%) WordPress
7 12 (9.02%) CMS
8 7 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.76%) Confluence
9 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
10 4 (3.01%) JBoss
10 4 (3.01%) Resin
10 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.50%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.75%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Magento
2 2 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.83%) AWS
2 28 (21.05%) Azure
3 16 (12.03%) GitHub
4 15 (11.28%) Office 365
5 10 (7.52%) SaaS
6 5 (3.76%) IaaS
7 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.01%) Zapier
8 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.26%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.50%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.75%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.75%) G Suite
10 1 (0.75%) GCP
10 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.75%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.28%) HTTP
3 14 (10.53%) DNS
4 10 (7.52%) Firewall
5 4 (3.01%) Intranet
6 3 (2.26%) BGP
6 3 (2.26%) BGP-4
6 3 (2.26%) LAN
6 3 (2.26%) OSPF
6 3 (2.26%) SNMP
6 3 (2.26%) WAN
6 3 (2.26%) Wireless
6 3 (2.26%) WLAN
7 2 (1.50%) SSH
8 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.75%) FTP
8 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.75%) VLAN
8 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (72.18%) MySQL
2 25 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
4 20 (15.04%) Relational Database
5 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.26%) MariaDB
8 6 (4.51%) Big Data
9 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.26%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.50%) Power BI
11 2 (1.50%) Redis
12 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 51 (38.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.02%) git-flow
3 8 (6.02%) JIRA
4 6 (4.51%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.51%) gulp
4 6 (4.51%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.51%) webpack
5 4 (3.01%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.01%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.26%) PhpStorm
6 3 (2.26%) Subversion
7 2 (1.50%) GitLab
8 1 (0.75%) Ant
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Marketing
3 12 (9.02%) Public Sector
4 10 (7.52%) Games
5 7 (5.26%) Retail
6 5 (3.76%) Electronics
6 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.01%) Banking
8 3 (2.26%) Back Office
8 3 (2.26%) iGaming
9 2 (1.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (51.88%) Developer
2 45 (33.83%) PHP Developer
3 30 (22.56%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Magento Developer
8 10 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) LAMP Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Administrator
9 9 (6.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Senior Magento Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
11 7 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 6 (4.51%) MySQL Developer
12 6 (4.51%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 6 (4.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.59%) CSS
2 43 (32.33%) HTML
3 33 (24.81%) Web Services
4 32 (24.06%) jQuery
4 32 (24.06%) Symfony
5 30 (22.56%) Laravel
6 20 (15.04%) XML
7 19 (14.29%) JSON
7 19 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
8 18 (13.53%) LDAP
9 16 (12.03%) HTML5
10 13 (9.77%) CakePHP
10 13 (9.77%) Node.js
10 13 (9.77%) REST
11 12 (9.02%) Express
11 12 (9.02%) Sass
12 11 (8.27%) CSS3
13 10 (7.52%) Apache Cordova
14 9 (6.77%) Redux
15 8 (6.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) User Experience
2 12 (9.02%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.01%) Clustering
6 4 (3.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.26%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (2.26%) Replication
7 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.75%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.87%) Linux
2 16 (12.03%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Android
3 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.02%) CentOS
3 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.51%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.76%) Unix
6 4 (3.01%) Solaris
6 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.32%) OO
3 28 (21.05%) OOP
4 27 (20.30%) Web Development
5 23 (17.29%) OO PHP
6 22 (16.54%) DevOps
6 22 (16.54%) MVC
7 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
8 17 (12.78%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (12.03%) OOD
10 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.28%) Fintech
11 14 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (10.53%) Scrum
11 14 (10.53%) TDD
12 13 (9.77%) Computer Science
13 10 (7.52%) Microservices
14 9 (6.77%) Project Delivery
14 9 (6.77%) Release Management
14 9 (6.77%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (63.91%) PHP
2 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.33%) SQL
4 39 (29.32%) Bash Shell
5 26 (19.55%) Python
6 19 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 18 (13.53%) Perl
8 14 (10.53%) VBScript
9 10 (7.52%) Java
9 10 (7.52%) PHP 7
10 7 (5.26%) PHP 5
11 5 (3.76%) Go
11 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.50%) C
12 2 (1.50%) R
13 1 (0.75%) C#
13 1 (0.75%) C++
13 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.75%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.75%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) NCSC
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (22.56%) Docker
2 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.53%) XenApp
3 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.01%) Apache Flume
4 4 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (3.01%) vSphere
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.75%) iptables
6 1 (0.75%) Squid
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Nagios
2 11 (8.27%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.52%) Ansible
4 9 (6.77%) Puppet
5 6 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.01%) Chronos
7 4 (3.01%) Grafana
7 4 (3.01%) Mesos
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.01%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.01%) Salt
8 3 (2.26%) cPanel
8 3 (2.26%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.50%) SCCM
10 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 19 (14.29%) VMware
2 18 (13.53%) Citrix
3 15 (11.28%) Zend
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.01%) ATG
5 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.26%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Tableau
8 1 (0.75%) F5
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.75%) Juniper
8 1 (0.75%) New Relic
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk