Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 333 229
Rank change year-on-year +68 -104 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 132 114 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.81% 0.59% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 1.53% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 129 99 248
North of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 the North of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6,268 7,428 9,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.63% 38.63% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,189 6,132 8,380
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,160 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the North of England

LAMP
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the North of England

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the North of England

LAMP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Yorkshire +70 67 £40,000 -5.88% 11
North West +18 60 £35,000 -12.50% 17
North East - 5 £32,750 - 9
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 105 (79.55%) PHP
2 71 (53.79%) MySQL
3 58 (43.94%) Laravel
4 56 (42.42%) Linux
5 48 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 43 (32.58%) Docker
7 42 (31.82%) HTML
8 40 (30.30%) Apache
9 39 (29.55%) MVC
10 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (28.03%) CSS
11 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 33 (25.00%) Python
12 32 (24.24%) AWS
13 31 (23.48%) OOP
14 29 (21.97%) OO
14 29 (21.97%) DevOps
15 28 (21.21%) TDD
16 23 (17.42%) LEMP Stack
17 22 (16.67%) Web Development
17 22 (16.67%) Bash Shell
18 21 (15.91%) Windows
19 20 (15.15%) Unit Testing
19 20 (15.15%) Redis
20 19 (14.39%) Front End Development
20 19 (14.39%) Vue.js
21 18 (13.64%) Mobile App
21 18 (13.64%) Symfony
21 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
22 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 40 (30.30%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.06%) WordPress
4 7 (5.30%) CMS
4 7 (5.30%) Drupal
4 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) Confluence
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
6 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.27%) IIS
7 3 (2.27%) Jetty
8 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.24%) AWS
2 12 (9.09%) Azure
3 8 (6.06%) GitHub
4 6 (4.55%) Asana
5 5 (3.79%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.52%) GCP
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) DNS
1 9 (6.82%) Firewall
1 9 (6.82%) SMTP
2 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.03%) SSL
4 3 (2.27%) NAS
4 3 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (53.79%) MySQL
2 20 (15.15%) Redis
3 9 (6.82%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.03%) DB2
6 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.09%) JIRA
4 7 (5.30%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.30%) GitLab
5 5 (3.79%) JMeter
6 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.03%) Postman
6 4 (3.03%) Protractor
6 4 (3.03%) Selenium
6 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.52%) Mocha
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
8 1 (0.76%) Gatling
8 1 (0.76%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.36%) Marketing
1 15 (11.36%) Retail
2 4 (3.03%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (67.42%) Developer
2 74 (56.06%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Junior
6 11 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Backend Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.30%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Backend Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (43.94%) Laravel
2 42 (31.82%) HTML
3 37 (28.03%) CSS
4 23 (17.42%) LEMP Stack
5 19 (14.39%) Vue.js
6 18 (13.64%) Symfony
7 13 (9.85%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.85%) jQuery
7 13 (9.85%) Sass
8 12 (9.09%) React
9 11 (8.33%) Django
9 11 (8.33%) Flutter
9 11 (8.33%) JSON
10 10 (7.58%) .NET
10 10 (7.58%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.58%) React Native
11 9 (6.82%) HTML5
11 9 (6.82%) LDAP
11 9 (6.82%) SOAP
11 9 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.79%) Wiki
6 4 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.27%) Clustering
7 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) New Media
8 2 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) CMDB
9 1 (0.76%) Life Science
9 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Linux
2 21 (15.91%) Windows
3 13 (9.85%) CentOS
4 10 (7.58%) Android
4 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.82%) Unix
6 6 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) MVC
2 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.48%) OOP
4 29 (21.97%) DevOps
4 29 (21.97%) OO
5 28 (21.21%) TDD
6 22 (16.67%) Web Development
7 20 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 19 (14.39%) Front End Development
9 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
11 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
11 16 (12.12%) Migration
12 13 (9.85%) High Availability
13 12 (9.09%) Refactoring
14 10 (7.58%) BDD
14 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
14 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.82%) Server Building
15 9 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (79.55%) PHP
2 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.00%) Python
3 22 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.85%) Perl
5 12 (9.09%) Java
5 12 (9.09%) Ruby
5 12 (9.09%) SQL
6 10 (7.58%) Go
7 4 (3.03%) C#
7 4 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.27%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.52%) ES6
9 2 (1.52%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) Lua
10 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 43 (32.58%) Docker
2 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.82%) NFS
3 9 (6.82%) Samba
3 9 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.82%) vSphere
4 7 (5.30%) Varnish
5 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Ansible
1 14 (10.61%) Puppet
2 12 (9.09%) HAProxy
3 9 (6.82%) Cacti
3 9 (6.82%) Galera Cluster
3 9 (6.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Zend
2 12 (9.09%) VMware
3 10 (7.58%) Oracle
4 7 (5.30%) Marketo
4 7 (5.30%) Pardot
4 7 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.55%) Google
6 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.79%) Xero
7 4 (3.03%) hybris
8 3 (2.27%) EMC
8 3 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Micro Focus