Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 220 207
Rank change year-on-year -20 -13 -49
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 394 485 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.51% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 4.00% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 378 437 602
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 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 13,111 12,133 15,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.62% 37.89% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11,387 10,564 13,814
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,000
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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -6 190 £36,500 -8.75% 8
Thames Valley -58 83 £40,000 -20.00% 21
Surrey +19 69 £50,000 -10.31% 3
Berkshire -22 52 £42,500 -26.09% 11
East Sussex -28 28 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 21 £34,500 -18.82% 7
West Sussex -12 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Oxfordshire -23 10 £40,000 -10.61% 3
Kent +16 6 £51,250 +9.04% 3
Middlesex +12 1 £52,500 +133.33%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 343 (87.06%) PHP
2 305 (77.41%) JavaScript
3 281 (71.32%) Linux
4 278 (70.56%) HTML
5 271 (68.78%) CSS
6 260 (65.99%) MySQL
7 187 (47.46%) MVC
8 164 (41.62%) Apache
9 163 (41.37%) OOP
10 157 (39.85%) Web Development
11 140 (35.53%) Zend
12 130 (32.99%) Laravel
13 123 (31.22%) jQuery
14 120 (30.46%) HTML5
15 117 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
16 116 (29.44%) Git (software)
17 114 (28.93%) OO
18 83 (21.07%) SQL
19 75 (19.04%) Subversion
19 75 (19.04%) Symfony
20 73 (18.53%) PHP 7
21 64 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 64 (16.24%) Ajax
22 61 (15.48%) OO PHP
23 58 (14.72%) PHP 5
23 58 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
24 57 (14.47%) Mobile App
25 56 (14.21%) DevOps
26 54 (13.71%) Python
27 51 (12.94%) E-Commerce

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
1 164 (41.62%) Apache
2 31 (7.87%) CMS
3 27 (6.85%) nginx
4 21 (5.33%) WordPress
5 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.03%) Drupal
7 7 (1.78%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
11 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.84%) SaaS
3 16 (4.06%) GitHub
4 14 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (3.30%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (3.30%) Route 53
6 11 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.02%) Algolia
7 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.02%) Slack
8 3 (0.76%) IaaS
8 3 (0.76%) PaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Firebase
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.08%) Firewall
2 15 (3.81%) VPN
3 14 (3.55%) FTP
4 13 (3.30%) SNMP
4 13 (3.30%) SSL
5 9 (2.28%) Internet
6 4 (1.02%) DNS
7 3 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.76%) HTTP
7 3 (0.76%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.76%) SAN
7 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.51%) IMAP
8 2 (0.51%) VoIP
8 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) RTP
9 1 (0.25%) SMTP
9 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (65.99%) MySQL
2 58 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (9.14%) SQL Server
4 26 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.57%) MariaDB
7 17 (4.31%) Redis
8 14 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (3.30%) DB2
10 11 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.03%) Big Data
12 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.51%) SQLite
15 1 (0.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 116 (29.44%) Git (software)
2 75 (19.04%) Subversion
3 41 (10.41%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.31%) JIRA
5 16 (4.06%) Ant
5 16 (4.06%) Maven
5 16 (4.06%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (3.30%) Toad
7 12 (3.05%) Selenium
8 6 (1.52%) JMeter
8 6 (1.52%) Protractor
8 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.27%) JUnit
9 5 (1.27%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.27%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.02%) Babel
10 4 (1.02%) gulp
10 4 (1.02%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (8.63%) Finance
2 27 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.09%) Marketing
4 20 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.55%) Banking
6 6 (1.52%) Games
7 5 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 4 (1.02%) Retail
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 292 (74.11%) Developer
2 266 (67.51%) PHP Developer
3 54 (13.71%) Web Developer
4 47 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.42%) PHP Web Developer
6 44 (11.17%) Senior PHP Developer
7 31 (7.87%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 28 (7.11%) Administrator
8 28 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (6.85%) LAMP Developer
9 27 (6.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 26 (6.60%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (6.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 23 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.57%) Digital Developer
12 18 (4.57%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
13 16 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 14 (3.55%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.55%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (70.56%) HTML
2 271 (68.78%) CSS
3 130 (32.99%) Laravel
4 123 (31.22%) jQuery
5 120 (30.46%) HTML5
6 75 (19.04%) Symfony
7 64 (16.24%) Ajax
7 64 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 50 (12.69%) Web Services
9 47 (11.93%) CodeIgniter
9 47 (11.93%) CSS3
10 46 (11.68%) AngularJS
11 40 (10.15%) XHTML
12 39 (9.90%) React
13 36 (9.14%) Node.js
14 32 (8.12%) XML
15 31 (7.87%) JSON
16 29 (7.36%) SOAP
17 24 (6.09%) LEMP Stack
18 23 (5.84%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.47%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.08%) BBC
3 16 (4.06%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.06%) Digital Media
3 16 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.05%) Fintech
5 9 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.28%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.28%) SCORM
6 8 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.27%) Replication
9 4 (1.02%) Blog
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
10 3 (0.76%) Clustering
10 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.51%) Xbox
12 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 281 (71.32%) Linux
2 46 (11.68%) Windows
3 36 (9.14%) CentOS
4 29 (7.36%) Ubuntu
5 26 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.30%) Unix
7 6 (1.52%) Android
7 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.02%) Debian
9 3 (0.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Fedora
11 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (47.46%) MVC
2 163 (41.37%) OOP
3 157 (39.85%) Web Development
4 117 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (28.93%) OO
6 61 (15.48%) OO PHP
7 56 (14.21%) DevOps
8 51 (12.94%) E-Commerce
9 45 (11.42%) Scrum
9 45 (11.42%) Software Engineering
10 43 (10.91%) SDLC
11 36 (9.14%) TDD
12 35 (8.88%) CRM
13 31 (7.87%) Mentoring
14 29 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (7.36%) Project Management
14 29 (7.36%) Web Application Development
15 28 (7.11%) OOD
16 23 (5.84%) Mobile Application Development
16 23 (5.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 343 (87.06%) PHP
2 305 (77.41%) JavaScript
3 83 (21.07%) SQL
4 73 (18.53%) PHP 7
5 58 (14.72%) PHP 5
6 54 (13.71%) Python
7 29 (7.36%) Java
8 27 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 26 (6.60%) Ruby
10 23 (5.84%) Perl
11 15 (3.81%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.55%) ActionScript
13 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.79%) PHP 4
15 6 (1.52%) C
16 5 (1.27%) C++
16 5 (1.27%) ES6
17 3 (0.76%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.76%) C#
17 3 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (3.05%) Degree
2 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.76%) RHCE
3 3 (0.76%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.25%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.28%) GCP
1 9 (2.28%) QA
System Software
1 25 (6.35%) Docker
2 6 (1.52%) KVM
3 5 (1.27%) LXC
3 5 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.76%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.51%) Postfix
6 2 (0.51%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.51%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (9.64%) Puppet
2 30 (7.61%) Ansible
2 30 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.78%) Galera Cluster
4 6 (1.52%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.52%) Nagios
5 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.76%) Cacti
6 3 (0.76%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.76%) Icinga
6 3 (0.76%) logstash
6 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.76%) Netcool
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.25%) cPanel
7 1 (0.25%) Plesk
7 1 (0.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 140 (35.53%) Zend
2 24 (6.09%) Twitter
3 22 (5.58%) Oracle
4 20 (5.08%) Sony
5 16 (4.06%) Google
6 13 (3.30%) Apple
7 12 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.28%) VMware
9 4 (1.02%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.02%) Sun
10 3 (0.76%) Brocade
10 3 (0.76%) EMC
10 3 (0.76%) HP
10 3 (0.76%) Splunk
10 3 (0.76%) StorageTek
10 3 (0.76%) Veritas
11 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.51%) Ivanti
12 1 (0.25%) Draytek
12 1 (0.25%) TOWER Software