Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 189 199
Rank change year-on-year -82 +10 -44
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 320 628 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.80% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 4.68% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 296 602 637
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12777 13419 16408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.13% 38.36% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 11803 14210
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire -46 140 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Thames Valley -93 70 £45,000 -4.26% 5
Surrey +6 65 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire -64 48 £45,500 -9.00% 2
East Sussex -26 17 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex -8 15 £37,500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Oxfordshire +2 9 £41,250 -5.17% 2
Kent +9 8 £43,750 +25.00% 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 281 (87.81%) PHP
2 248 (77.50%) Linux
3 238 (74.38%) JavaScript
4 232 (72.50%) MySQL
5 220 (68.75%) HTML
6 208 (65.00%) CSS
7 144 (45.00%) Apache
8 136 (42.50%) MVC
9 122 (38.13%) Web Development
10 115 (35.94%) OOP
11 108 (33.75%) Git (software)
12 102 (31.88%) Zend
13 92 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (28.75%) Laravel
14 90 (28.13%) HTML5
15 88 (27.50%) OO
16 80 (25.00%) jQuery
17 65 (20.31%) SQL
18 60 (18.75%) Python
19 55 (17.19%) PHP 5
19 55 (17.19%) Symfony
20 54 (16.88%) Subversion
21 53 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (16.56%) PHP 7
22 52 (16.25%) Ajax
23 51 (15.94%) DevOps
24 48 (15.00%) Mobile App
25 45 (14.06%) E-Commerce
25 45 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
26 44 (13.75%) Web Services

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 144 (45.00%) Apache
2 32 (10.00%) CMS
3 24 (7.50%) nginx
4 11 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.50%) WordPress
6 7 (2.19%) Drupal
7 6 (1.88%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.94%) IIS
10 3 (0.94%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) Confluence
11 2 (0.63%) Moodle
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.63%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.94%) SaaS
3 18 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.31%) GitHub
5 14 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.38%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (4.06%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (4.06%) Route 53
7 4 (1.25%) Algolia
7 4 (1.25%) Slack
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.31%) FTP
2 15 (4.69%) Firewall
3 14 (4.38%) SSL
3 14 (4.38%) VPN
4 13 (4.06%) SNMP
5 7 (2.19%) Internet
5 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.88%) DNS
7 4 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.25%) IMAP
7 4 (1.25%) SAN
7 4 (1.25%) SMTP
7 4 (1.25%) SSH
8 3 (0.94%) Telnet
9 2 (0.63%) VoIP
10 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.31%) HTTP
10 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.31%) RTP
10 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (72.50%) MySQL
2 45 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (9.06%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.94%) Redis
5 17 (5.31%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (4.38%) MariaDB
7 13 (4.06%) DB2
8 12 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) Big Data
11 2 (0.63%) SQLite
12 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 108 (33.75%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.88%) Subversion
3 38 (11.88%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.19%) PHPUnit
5 15 (4.69%) Maven
6 14 (4.38%) Ant
6 14 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (4.06%) Toad
8 12 (3.75%) JIRA
9 10 (3.13%) Selenium
10 6 (1.88%) JUnit
11 4 (1.25%) Babel
11 4 (1.25%) gulp
11 4 (1.25%) JMeter
11 4 (1.25%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.25%) Protractor
11 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.94%) git-flow
12 3 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 33 (10.31%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Marketing
3 17 (5.31%) Retail
4 13 (4.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.81%) Advertising
7 8 (2.50%) Games
8 7 (2.19%) Banking
9 5 (1.56%) Legal
10 4 (1.25%) Automotive
10 4 (1.25%) Law
11 3 (0.94%) Electronics
11 3 (0.94%) French Language
12 2 (0.63%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (73.75%) Developer
2 202 (63.13%) PHP Developer
3 51 (15.94%) Web Developer
4 43 (13.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 38 (11.88%) Senior Developer
6 34 (10.63%) Senior PHP Developer
7 31 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 28 (8.75%) LAMP Developer
9 26 (8.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 23 (7.19%) Administrator
10 23 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 23 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (6.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 21 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (5.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 16 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (4.38%) Lead Developer
15 14 (4.38%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (68.75%) HTML
2 208 (65.00%) CSS
3 92 (28.75%) Laravel
4 90 (28.13%) HTML5
5 80 (25.00%) jQuery
6 55 (17.19%) Symfony
7 52 (16.25%) Ajax
8 44 (13.75%) Web Services
9 37 (11.56%) AngularJS
10 35 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (9.06%) CSS3
12 28 (8.75%) CodeIgniter
13 27 (8.44%) Node.js
14 26 (8.13%) LEMP Stack
15 25 (7.81%) XHTML
16 23 (7.19%) CakePHP
16 23 (7.19%) JSON
16 23 (7.19%) SOAP
17 22 (6.88%) React
18 18 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.06%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.06%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.13%) Fintech
5 9 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.50%) BBC
6 8 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.56%) Blog
8 5 (1.56%) Replication
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
11 2 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 248 (77.50%) Linux
2 43 (13.44%) Windows
3 26 (8.13%) CentOS
4 20 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.06%) Unix
7 6 (1.88%) Fedora
8 5 (1.56%) Android
8 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.56%) Debian
9 3 (0.94%) Solaris
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (42.50%) MVC
2 122 (38.13%) Web Development
3 115 (35.94%) OOP
4 92 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (27.50%) OO
6 51 (15.94%) DevOps
7 45 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 40 (12.50%) OO PHP
9 36 (11.25%) Software Engineering
10 34 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (10.63%) Scrum
11 27 (8.44%) OOD
12 26 (8.13%) TDD
13 24 (7.50%) Configuration Management
14 23 (7.19%) Project Management
15 20 (6.25%) Web Application Development
16 19 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 18 (5.63%) CRM
17 18 (5.63%) SDLC
18 16 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (87.81%) PHP
2 238 (74.38%) JavaScript
3 65 (20.31%) SQL
4 60 (18.75%) Python
5 55 (17.19%) PHP 5
6 53 (16.56%) PHP 7
7 30 (9.38%) Java
8 26 (8.13%) Bash Shell
9 24 (7.50%) Perl
10 23 (7.19%) Ruby
11 16 (5.00%) ActionScript
12 14 (4.38%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.44%) PHP 4
14 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.19%) ES6
16 4 (1.25%) Go
17 3 (0.94%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.94%) C#
17 3 (0.94%) C++
17 3 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (3.75%) Degree
2 6 (1.88%) RHCE
2 6 (1.88%) RHCSA
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) HND
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.69%) GCP
2 12 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (10.00%) Docker
2 11 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.50%) KVM
5 7 (2.19%) Postfix
6 6 (1.88%) LXC
6 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.25%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (0.94%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.94%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.94%) Xen
9 2 (0.63%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (13.75%) Puppet
2 33 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (6.25%) Ansible
4 8 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.88%) HAProxy
6 5 (1.56%) Nagios
7 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.94%) Cacti
8 3 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.31%) cPanel
9 1 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.31%) Icinga
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
9 1 (0.31%) Plesk
9 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 102 (31.88%) Zend
2 21 (6.56%) Oracle
3 20 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 16 (5.00%) VMware
5 13 (4.06%) Google
5 13 (4.06%) Twitter
6 10 (3.13%) Apple
7 8 (2.50%) Sony
8 4 (1.25%) HP
9 3 (0.94%) Brocade
9 3 (0.94%) EMC
9 3 (0.94%) StorageTek
9 3 (0.94%) Sun
9 3 (0.94%) Veritas
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco
10 2 (0.63%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.63%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.31%) Ruckus Wireless