Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 281 249
Rank change year-on-year -64 -32 -73
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 690 909 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.20% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.98% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 620 824 1055
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £34,013
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29107 30465 33436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.00% 40.21% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23720 26828 28687
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £84,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 25 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
Central London -37 144 £52,000 -0.95% 13
West London +15 78 £57,500 +35.29% 9
South London +8 32 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North London +17 6 £46,250 +54.17%
East London -5 4 £33,750 -41.30% 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 548 (79.42%) MySQL
2 484 (70.14%) PHP
3 446 (64.64%) Linux
4 315 (45.65%) Apache
5 314 (45.51%) JavaScript
6 310 (44.93%) Git (software)
7 286 (41.45%) HTML
8 281 (40.72%) CSS
9 241 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
10 193 (27.97%) DevOps
11 181 (26.23%) Python
12 177 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
13 169 (24.49%) LEMP Stack
14 163 (23.62%) jQuery
15 152 (22.03%) Bash Shell
16 144 (20.87%) MVC
16 144 (20.87%) Puppet
16 144 (20.87%) Jenkins
17 140 (20.29%) Docker
18 130 (18.84%) nginx
19 125 (18.12%) OO
20 123 (17.83%) Windows
21 122 (17.68%) Java
21 122 (17.68%) WordPress
21 122 (17.68%) HTML5
22 113 (16.38%) Symfony
23 112 (16.23%) SQL
24 110 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
25 109 (15.80%) OOP
26 105 (15.22%) CSS3

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
1 315 (45.65%) Apache
2 130 (18.84%) nginx
3 122 (17.68%) WordPress
4 71 (10.29%) Drupal
5 70 (10.14%) Tomcat
6 68 (9.86%) CMS
7 64 (9.28%) IIS
8 52 (7.54%) OpenStack
9 37 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (3.33%) CloudStack
11 20 (2.90%) Jetty
12 19 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.74%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.59%) Confluence
14 11 (1.59%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.45%) Joomla!
16 9 (1.30%) Apache Spark
16 9 (1.30%) MS Exchange
16 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.58%) Ethereum
Applications
1 30 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.43%) HipChat
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (10.58%) Magento
2 13 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 177 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (7.10%) SaaS
4 35 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (4.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (3.48%) GitHub
7 23 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (2.46%) Amazon S3
9 16 (2.32%) IaaS
10 14 (2.03%) Office 365
11 13 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (1.16%) npm
13 7 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.01%) Serverless
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.87%) PaaS
14 6 (0.87%) Route 53
14 6 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.59%) Firewall
2 64 (9.28%) DNS
3 57 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.35%) HTTP
5 28 (4.06%) SSH
6 24 (3.48%) Internet
7 20 (2.90%) VPN
8 19 (2.75%) Network Security
8 19 (2.75%) VLAN
9 16 (2.32%) SAN
10 15 (2.17%) SMPP
11 14 (2.03%) LAN
11 14 (2.03%) WAN
12 13 (1.88%) DHCP
12 13 (1.88%) SMTP
13 12 (1.74%) iSCSI
14 11 (1.59%) LDAP
15 10 (1.45%) Intranet
16 9 (1.30%) SNMP
17 8 (1.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (79.42%) MySQL
2 75 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 69 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (8.26%) Hadoop
5 53 (7.68%) Redis
6 38 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 38 (5.51%) SQL Server
7 36 (5.22%) MariaDB
8 27 (3.91%) NoSQL
9 26 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (2.75%) Big Data
10 19 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.61%) HBase
12 8 (1.16%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.16%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.16%) InfluxDB
13 7 (1.01%) SQLite
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.29%) Presto
15 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 310 (44.93%) Git (software)
2 144 (20.87%) Jenkins
3 57 (8.26%) gulp
4 53 (7.68%) PHPUnit
5 48 (6.96%) JIRA
6 46 (6.67%) Grunt
7 39 (5.65%) Vagrant
8 33 (4.78%) Subversion
9 31 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (4.20%) Maven
11 21 (3.04%) Bower
11 21 (3.04%) Selenium
12 19 (2.75%) Bitbucket
13 16 (2.32%) JUnit
14 15 (2.17%) Hamcrest
14 15 (2.17%) jMock
14 15 (2.17%) TestNG
15 14 (2.03%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.59%) Ant
17 7 (1.01%) Babel
General
1 75 (10.87%) Finance
2 47 (6.81%) Marketing
3 30 (4.35%) Retail
4 23 (3.33%) Advertising
5 20 (2.90%) Banking
5 20 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.32%) Publishing
7 12 (1.74%) Games
8 11 (1.59%) Law
9 6 (0.87%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 398 (57.68%) Developer
2 223 (32.32%) PHP Developer
3 87 (12.61%) Administrator
3 87 (12.61%) Systems Administrator
4 86 (12.46%) Senior Developer
5 85 (12.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 84 (12.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 83 (12.03%) Linux Administrator
8 61 (8.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 44 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 44 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
10 43 (6.23%) Senior PHP Developer
11 42 (6.09%) Magento Developer
11 42 (6.09%) Web Developer
12 41 (5.94%) Drupal Developer
13 37 (5.36%) DevOps Administrator
13 37 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 37 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Administrator
14 35 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (41.45%) HTML
2 281 (40.72%) CSS
3 169 (24.49%) LEMP Stack
4 163 (23.62%) jQuery
5 122 (17.68%) HTML5
6 113 (16.38%) Symfony
7 105 (15.22%) CSS3
8 103 (14.93%) Laravel
9 90 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 77 (11.16%) Web Services
11 75 (10.87%) Node.js
12 66 (9.57%) Sass
13 65 (9.42%) REST
14 53 (7.68%) LAPP Stack
15 49 (7.10%) .NET
16 44 (6.38%) React
17 41 (5.94%) RESTful
18 40 (5.80%) SOAP
18 40 (5.80%) XML
19 39 (5.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.28%) User Experience
2 55 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.68%) Fintech
4 51 (7.39%) Computer Science
5 49 (7.10%) Mobile App
6 44 (6.38%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.61%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.46%) Replication
10 15 (2.17%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.59%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
16 6 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 446 (64.64%) Linux
2 123 (17.83%) Windows
3 77 (11.16%) CentOS
4 74 (10.72%) Unix
5 66 (9.57%) Ubuntu
6 29 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (4.06%) Debian
8 23 (3.33%) Android
8 23 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 21 (3.04%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.01%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.72%) Fedora
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.58%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (27.97%) DevOps
3 144 (20.87%) MVC
4 125 (18.12%) OO
5 110 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (15.80%) OOP
7 98 (14.20%) E-Commerce
8 96 (13.91%) Web Development
9 94 (13.62%) Open Source
10 82 (11.88%) Scrum
11 76 (11.01%) Configuration Management
12 60 (8.70%) Microservices
12 60 (8.70%) TDD
13 57 (8.26%) Mentoring
14 56 (8.12%) Software Engineering
15 54 (7.83%) Test Automation
16 48 (6.96%) Front End Development
17 45 (6.52%) Unit Testing
18 41 (5.94%) OO PHP
19 39 (5.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 484 (70.14%) PHP
2 314 (45.51%) JavaScript
3 181 (26.23%) Python
4 152 (22.03%) Bash Shell
5 122 (17.68%) Java
6 112 (16.23%) SQL
7 82 (11.88%) Perl
8 80 (11.59%) Ruby
9 28 (4.06%) C#
10 27 (3.91%) PHP 5
11 26 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 22 (3.19%) C
12 22 (3.19%) C++
13 19 (2.75%) PHP 7
14 18 (2.61%) Go
15 13 (1.88%) Scala
16 10 (1.45%) ES6
17 6 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.58%) AWK
Qualifications
1 81 (11.74%) Degree
2 34 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.30%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.16%) CCNA
4 8 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.72%) CCIE
6 3 (0.43%) CISSP
6 3 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.43%) GIAC
6 3 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (0.43%) MCSE
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.43%) SANS
6 3 (0.43%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (0.43%) SSCP
7 2 (0.29%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.20%) QA
2 17 (2.46%) GCP
3 13 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.74%) SLA
5 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) DICOM
6 3 (0.43%) HL7
6 3 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.43%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.29%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 140 (20.29%) Docker
2 51 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.06%) Varnish
4 19 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (2.46%) Active Directory
6 14 (2.03%) vSphere
7 12 (1.74%) iptables
7 12 (1.74%) Xen
8 11 (1.59%) NFS
8 11 (1.59%) XenServer
9 10 (1.45%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.45%) LXC
10 9 (1.30%) KVM
11 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.72%) HDFS
13 5 (0.72%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.58%) Samba
14 4 (0.58%) XenApp
15 3 (0.43%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 144 (20.87%) Puppet
2 101 (14.64%) Ansible
3 91 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (6.96%) Nagios
5 42 (6.09%) Kubernetes
6 35 (5.07%) Terraform
7 33 (4.78%) HAProxy
8 26 (3.77%) cPanel
9 25 (3.62%) ZABBIX
10 22 (3.19%) Salt
11 21 (3.04%) logstash
12 20 (2.90%) Graphite
13 12 (1.74%) vRealize
14 11 (1.59%) Graylog
15 10 (1.45%) Cobbler
16 9 (1.30%) Tivoli
17 8 (1.16%) Icinga
18 7 (1.01%) CFEngine
18 7 (1.01%) Packer
19 6 (0.87%) rkt
Vendors
1 79 (11.45%) Zend
2 64 (9.28%) VMware
3 44 (6.38%) Oracle
4 41 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 32 (4.64%) SaltStack
6 27 (3.91%) Google
6 27 (3.91%) Microsoft
7 18 (2.61%) Adobe
8 14 (2.03%) hybris
9 13 (1.88%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.45%) Cisco
12 9 (1.30%) HP
12 9 (1.30%) IBM
12 9 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.16%) Apple
13 8 (1.16%) Citrix
13 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.01%) New Relic