Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 219 280
Rank change year-on-year -14 +61 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 227 85 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 2.10% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 100 78 228
10th Percentile £30,950 £28,750 £22,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.86%
75th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,250 £64,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 7,053 4,040 9,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.31% 45.40% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,123 3,530 8,366
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,950 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP in the South East.

Salary trend for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP in the South East over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

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 1 December 2021. 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 -29 162 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey - 19 £50,000 - 2
Thames Valley -94 18 £50,000 +33.33% 9
West Sussex +4 15 £50,000 -
Berkshire -60 15 £50,000 +42.86% 7
East Sussex -20 13 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -50 2 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -27 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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.

1 180 (79.30%) Linux
2 163 (71.81%) Git (software)
3 156 (68.72%) CSS
4 148 (65.20%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (60.35%) Apache
6 136 (59.91%) Node.js
7 131 (57.71%) React
8 126 (55.51%) Full Stack Development
8 126 (55.51%) OO
9 122 (53.74%) Degree
9 122 (53.74%) Finance
9 122 (53.74%) DevOps
10 121 (53.30%) RESTful
10 121 (53.30%) Python
11 120 (52.86%) Computer Science
12 119 (52.42%) TDD
13 118 (51.98%) JSON
14 116 (51.10%) Ansible
14 116 (51.10%) Redis
15 115 (50.66%) Software Engineering
16 112 (49.34%) Jenkins
17 111 (48.90%) GitHub
17 111 (48.90%) MariaDB
17 111 (48.90%) PHP
18 110 (48.46%) Java
18 110 (48.46%) Microservices
18 110 (48.46%) Linux Command Line
19 109 (48.02%) AngularJS
19 109 (48.02%) PostgreSQL
20 108 (47.58%) Law

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
1 137 (60.35%) Apache
2 106 (46.70%) Apache Spark
2 106 (46.70%) GemFire
3 20 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (6.61%) WordPress
5 14 (6.17%) nginx
6 13 (5.73%) Drupal
7 12 (5.29%) CMS
8 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.32%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.32%) Confluence
10 2 (0.88%) IIS
10 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.44%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.44%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 111 (48.90%) GitHub
2 102 (44.93%) AWS
3 75 (33.04%) Amazon Kinesis
4 65 (28.63%) Azure
5 54 (23.79%) GCP
6 13 (5.73%) SaaS
7 8 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.76%) npm
8 4 (1.76%) Yarn
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.32%) IaaS
9 3 (1.32%) PaaS
9 3 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.88%) Serverless
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) Intranet
1 3 (1.32%) Network Security
1 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.44%) DNS
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) SMTP
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (51.10%) Redis
2 111 (48.90%) MariaDB
3 109 (48.02%) PostgreSQL
4 106 (46.70%) HBase
5 98 (43.17%) Relational Database
6 91 (40.09%) NoSQL
7 88 (38.77%) Big Data
8 86 (37.89%) MySQL
9 11 (4.85%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.32%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.44%) Tableau
13 1 (0.44%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 163 (71.81%) Git (software)
2 112 (49.34%) Jenkins
3 108 (47.58%) Eclipse
4 106 (46.70%) Cucumber
4 106 (46.70%) Cypress.io
4 106 (46.70%) Gradle
4 106 (46.70%) IntelliJ
4 106 (46.70%) JUnit
4 106 (46.70%) Mockito
4 106 (46.70%) Protractor
4 106 (46.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 106 (46.70%) Storybook
5 75 (33.04%) Artifactory
6 66 (29.07%) SonarQube
7 30 (13.22%) PHPUnit
8 17 (7.49%) JIRA
9 6 (2.64%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.64%) GitLab
10 5 (2.20%) Subversion
11 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 122 (53.74%) Finance
2 108 (47.58%) Law
3 104 (45.81%) Banking
3 104 (45.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 37 (16.30%) Social Skills
5 29 (12.78%) Retail
6 14 (6.17%) Games
7 4 (1.76%) Marketing
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.32%) Social Housing
9 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (41.85%) Developer
2 81 (35.68%) Software Engineer
3 48 (21.15%) PHP Developer
4 37 (16.30%) Lead Software Engineer
5 31 (13.66%) Principal Engineer
5 31 (13.66%) Principal Software Engineer
6 29 (12.78%) Software Developer
7 28 (12.33%) Lead Developer
7 28 (12.33%) Lead Software Developer
8 16 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.17%) PHP Developer - Fintech
9 14 (6.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 13 (5.73%) Backend Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) E-Commerce Developer
12 10 (4.41%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.52%) Senior PHP Developer
15 7 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
15 7 (3.08%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (68.72%) CSS
2 136 (59.91%) Node.js
3 131 (57.71%) React
4 121 (53.30%) RESTful
5 118 (51.98%) JSON
6 109 (48.02%) AngularJS
7 107 (47.14%) LAPP Stack
7 107 (47.14%) Spring
8 106 (46.70%) AssertJ
8 106 (46.70%) Express
8 106 (46.70%) Kafka
8 106 (46.70%) Redux
8 106 (46.70%) Spark Streaming
8 106 (46.70%) Tailwind CSS
8 106 (46.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 106 (46.70%) WireMock
9 104 (45.81%) Play Framework
10 77 (33.92%) HTML
10 77 (33.92%) RabbitMQ
11 60 (26.43%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 110 (48.46%) Linux Command Line
2 84 (37.00%) User Experience
3 45 (19.82%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (6.61%) Legacy Code
5 10 (4.41%) iPad
6 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.76%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (79.30%) Linux
2 106 (46.70%) Unix
3 15 (6.61%) Windows
4 8 (3.52%) Android
4 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.64%) CentOS
6 5 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (65.20%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (55.51%) Full Stack Development
2 126 (55.51%) OO
3 122 (53.74%) DevOps
4 120 (52.86%) Computer Science
5 119 (52.42%) TDD
6 115 (50.66%) Software Engineering
7 110 (48.46%) Microservices
8 106 (46.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 106 (46.70%) Validation
9 104 (45.81%) Digital Banking
10 101 (44.49%) Open Source
10 101 (44.49%) Scrum
11 95 (41.85%) BDD
12 91 (40.09%) Clean Code
13 90 (39.65%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 88 (38.77%) High Availability
15 82 (36.12%) Business Continuity
16 75 (33.04%) Performance Monitoring
16 75 (33.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (53.30%) Python
2 111 (48.90%) PHP
3 110 (48.46%) Java
4 106 (46.70%) Groovy
4 106 (46.70%) Shell Script
5 87 (38.33%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.49%) SQL
7 16 (7.05%) PHP 5
8 14 (6.17%) PHP 7
9 10 (4.41%) C#
10 9 (3.96%) C++
11 6 (2.64%) Perl
12 5 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.76%) Go
14 3 (1.32%) CFML
14 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 122 (53.74%) Degree
2 106 (46.70%) OCP
2 106 (46.70%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (4.41%) AWS Certification
3 10 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (46.70%) HDFS
2 67 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.22%) Docker
4 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 116 (51.10%) Ansible
2 35 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.29%) Terraform
4 10 (4.41%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (1.76%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) Packer
6 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.44%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 107 (47.14%) VMware
2 106 (46.70%) Okta
3 29 (12.78%) Zend
4 2 (0.88%) Google
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe
5 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.44%) Percona
5 1 (0.44%) WooCommerce