Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 252 285
Rank change year-on-year -29 +33 -113
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 250 358 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.20% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 2.76% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 221 343 289
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,041 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.27% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 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 10,253 12,987 12,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.36% 43.59% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,818 11,265 10,497
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +8 125 £42,500 -8.11% 7
Thames Valley -12 64 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Berkshire +23 38 £60,000 +18.81% 6
East Sussex -13 25 £40,000 +23.08%
Surrey 0 19 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 19 £40,000 -15.79%
West Sussex -11 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +25 7 £35,000 -36.36% 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 210 (84.00%) PHP
2 206 (82.40%) MySQL
3 177 (70.80%) Linux
4 163 (65.20%) JavaScript
5 145 (58.00%) HTML
5 145 (58.00%) CSS
6 119 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (46.00%) MVC
8 110 (44.00%) OOP
9 103 (41.20%) Laravel
10 90 (36.00%) Web Development
11 87 (34.80%) jQuery
12 85 (34.00%) Git (software)
13 83 (33.20%) Apache
14 75 (30.00%) OO
15 73 (29.20%) SaaS
16 71 (28.40%) Mobile App
17 67 (26.80%) Zend
18 58 (23.20%) REST
19 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
20 49 (19.60%) Web Services
20 49 (19.60%) OO PHP
21 48 (19.20%) SQL
21 48 (19.20%) Symfony
22 44 (17.60%) Python
23 43 (17.20%) SOAP
23 43 (17.20%) DevOps
24 40 (16.00%) Ajax
24 40 (16.00%) CodeIgniter
25 39 (15.60%) Bash Shell

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 83 (33.20%) Apache
2 20 (8.00%) Drupal
3 18 (7.20%) WordPress
4 15 (6.00%) CMS
5 9 (3.60%) JBoss
5 9 (3.60%) nginx
6 7 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.80%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.00%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Magento
2 4 (1.60%) Shopify
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (29.20%) SaaS
2 32 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.20%) GitHub
4 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.00%) Slack
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) npm
7 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) RTMP
1 13 (5.20%) RTSP
2 9 (3.60%) Firewall
3 5 (2.00%) HTTP
3 5 (2.00%) Internet
3 5 (2.00%) NAS
3 5 (2.00%) SAN
3 5 (2.00%) SSH
3 5 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.60%) DNS
5 3 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (82.40%) MySQL
2 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.20%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.00%) Redis
5 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.40%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.20%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.40%) GIS
12 1 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 85 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.60%) PHPUnit
4 17 (6.80%) JIRA
5 16 (6.40%) Subversion
6 14 (5.60%) Mercurial
7 11 (4.40%) gulp
8 9 (3.60%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (2.40%) Selenium
10 4 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.60%) Grunt
10 4 (1.60%) Maven
10 4 (1.60%) MSTest
10 4 (1.60%) NUnit
10 4 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.20%) git-flow
11 3 (1.20%) Protractor
11 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 18 (7.20%) Marketing
2 8 (3.20%) Automotive
2 8 (3.20%) Retail
3 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.60%) Finance
4 4 (1.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.20%) Electronics
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.40%) Police
Job Titles
1 165 (66.00%) Developer
2 127 (50.80%) PHP Developer
3 48 (19.20%) Senior Developer
4 45 (18.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 36 (14.40%) Software Developer
6 33 (13.20%) LAMP Developer
6 33 (13.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 32 (12.80%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 31 (12.40%) Web Developer
9 29 (11.60%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 20 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
11 18 (7.20%) Graduate
12 15 (6.00%) Lead Developer
13 14 (5.60%) Administrator
13 14 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (5.20%) Linux Administrator
14 13 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 13 (5.20%) Software Engineer
14 13 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (58.00%) CSS
1 145 (58.00%) HTML
2 103 (41.20%) Laravel
3 87 (34.80%) jQuery
4 58 (23.20%) REST
5 49 (19.60%) Web Services
6 48 (19.20%) Symfony
7 43 (17.20%) SOAP
8 40 (16.00%) Ajax
8 40 (16.00%) CodeIgniter
9 37 (14.80%) HTML5
10 30 (12.00%) Yii
11 25 (10.00%) Sass
12 22 (8.80%) RESTful
12 22 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (6.40%) AngularJS
14 15 (6.00%) XML
15 12 (4.80%) React
16 11 (4.40%) .NET
16 11 (4.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.40%) Mobile App
2 24 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.00%) Replication
4 13 (5.20%) Video\Live Streaming
5 11 (4.40%) User Experience
6 9 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 177 (70.80%) Linux
2 33 (13.20%) Windows
3 15 (6.00%) Debian
4 13 (5.20%) CentOS
5 10 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.00%) Unix
6 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.20%) Android
7 8 (3.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.60%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.00%) MVC
3 110 (44.00%) OOP
4 90 (36.00%) Web Development
5 75 (30.00%) OO
6 49 (19.60%) OO PHP
7 43 (17.20%) DevOps
8 34 (13.60%) E-Commerce
9 29 (11.60%) Mobile Application Development
9 29 (11.60%) Scrum
9 29 (11.60%) Software Engineering
10 27 (10.80%) OOD
11 26 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (8.00%) TDD
13 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.40%) SDLC
14 16 (6.40%) Test Automation
15 14 (5.60%) Open Source
16 13 (5.20%) Configuration Management
16 13 (5.20%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 210 (84.00%) PHP
2 163 (65.20%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.20%) SQL
4 44 (17.60%) Python
5 39 (15.60%) Bash Shell
6 22 (8.80%) PHP 7
7 13 (5.20%) C#
7 13 (5.20%) Java
8 10 (4.00%) PHP 5
9 9 (3.60%) Perl
10 8 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.60%) Groovy
14 3 (1.20%) Ruby
15 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (6.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.60%) RHCE
3 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.40%) Docker
2 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.60%) iptables
5 4 (1.60%) oVirt
5 4 (1.60%) RHEV
5 4 (1.60%) Squid
6 2 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.00%) Terraform
3 9 (3.60%) Puppet
4 8 (3.20%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.40%) Ansible
6 5 (2.00%) Plesk
7 4 (1.60%) Nagios
7 4 (1.60%) SELinux
8 1 (0.40%) Graylog
8 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.40%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 67 (26.80%) Zend
2 17 (6.80%) Oracle
3 16 (6.40%) VMware
4 15 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.20%) Google
7 5 (2.00%) Adobe
7 5 (2.00%) OutSystems
8 4 (1.60%) F5
9 3 (1.20%) SAP
10 2 (0.80%) Talend
11 1 (0.40%) Sony