Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 360 259
Rank change year-on-year +128 -101 -52
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 74 99 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.81% 0.51% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.39% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 78 90 219
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £34,600 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £47,950 £57,750 £52,500
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 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 3,783 7,147 9,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.54% 36.57% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 5,690 7,804
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in the North of England over the 6 months to 10 August 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 10 August 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 +157 49 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North West +91 24 £45,000 +20.00% 11
North East +24 1 £36,500 -32.41%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 72 (97.30%) PHP
2 41 (55.41%) MySQL
3 37 (50.00%) Linux
4 33 (44.59%) Git (software)
4 33 (44.59%) Ansible
5 32 (43.24%) Laravel
6 30 (40.54%) Docker
7 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
8 26 (35.14%) Symfony
8 26 (35.14%) Apache
9 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (31.08%) CSS
10 23 (31.08%) HTML
11 21 (28.38%) E-Commerce
11 21 (28.38%) AWS
12 18 (24.32%) HTML5
12 18 (24.32%) OOP
12 18 (24.32%) MVC
12 18 (24.32%) CentOS
12 18 (24.32%) jQuery
13 16 (21.62%) InterSystems Cache
13 16 (21.62%) Code Coverage
13 16 (21.62%) SQL
14 14 (18.92%) Configuration Management
14 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.92%) REST
14 14 (18.92%) SDLC
14 14 (18.92%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (17.57%) Puppet
15 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef

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 26 (35.14%) Apache
2 12 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (16.22%) nginx
3 8 (10.81%) Confluence
3 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 7 (9.46%) WordPress
5 5 (6.76%) Liferay
6 4 (5.41%) Drupal
6 4 (5.41%) SilverStripe
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) AWS
2 6 (8.11%) IaaS
3 5 (6.76%) GCP
4 3 (4.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (4.05%) GitHub
5 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) NAS
4 1 (1.35%) PBX
4 1 (1.35%) SMPP
4 1 (1.35%) SMS
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (55.41%) MySQL
2 16 (21.62%) InterSystems Cache
3 8 (10.81%) MariaDB
4 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.46%) Redis
5 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.86%) JIRA
2 11 (14.86%) PHPUnit
3 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.81%) Bitbucket
5 7 (9.46%) Selenium
5 7 (9.46%) Vagrant
6 5 (6.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (6.76%) Subversion
6 5 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Grunt
7 2 (2.70%) gulp
7 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) PHP Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Backend Developer
4 12 (16.22%) LAMP Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (14.86%) Senior PHP Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Web Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.81%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Backend Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior MySQL Developer
10 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) Laravel
2 26 (35.14%) Symfony
3 23 (31.08%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) HTML
4 18 (24.32%) HTML5
4 18 (24.32%) jQuery
5 14 (18.92%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (18.92%) REST
6 13 (17.57%) Web Services
7 12 (16.22%) LEMP Stack
8 11 (14.86%) CSS3
9 9 (12.16%) li3
10 8 (10.81%) React
10 8 (10.81%) YAML
11 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (8.11%) SOAP
13 5 (6.76%) .NET
13 5 (6.76%) PhoneGap
14 4 (5.41%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) User Experience
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.11%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) CentOS
3 12 (16.22%) Ubuntu
4 8 (10.81%) FreeBSD
4 8 (10.81%) FreeNAS
4 8 (10.81%) Windows
5 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Unix
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (28.38%) E-Commerce
3 18 (24.32%) MVC
3 18 (24.32%) OOP
4 16 (21.62%) Code Coverage
5 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 14 (18.92%) SDLC
6 13 (17.57%) Web Development
7 11 (14.86%) OO
8 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.81%) Front End Development
9 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (10.81%) Web Application Development
10 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Software Architecture
11 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) PHP
2 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.62%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 9 (12.16%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.16%) Java
6 7 (9.46%) Ruby
7 5 (6.76%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) Perl
8 4 (5.41%) C
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) KVM
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.35%) pfSense
4 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (44.59%) Ansible
2 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (17.57%) Puppet
3 9 (12.16%) Proxmox
3 9 (12.16%) Terraform
4 6 (8.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.35%) Grafana
5 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.35%) Rancher
5 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
1 9 (12.16%) Zend
2 8 (10.81%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.81%) Percona
2 8 (10.81%) SaltStack
2 8 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Dell
4 1 (1.35%) Draytek
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Supermicro