Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 276 164
Rank change year-on-year +28 -112 +28
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 370 312 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.05% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 2.57% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 349 294 784
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -3.59%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 13,435 12,146 15,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.09% 40.93% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,707 10,552 13,504
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -3 123 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Thames Valley +3 115 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Surrey +27 55 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 54 £47,500 +11.76% 4
East Sussex +17 51 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Berkshire -16 40 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Oxfordshire -9 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex +5 20 £30,000 -22.06%
Kent -11 3 £32,500 -7.14% 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 283 (76.49%) PHP
2 252 (68.11%) MySQL
3 216 (58.38%) JavaScript
4 201 (54.32%) Linux
5 168 (45.41%) HTML
6 156 (42.16%) CSS
7 155 (41.89%) Apache
8 150 (40.54%) Git (software)
9 128 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (27.03%) MVC
11 95 (25.68%) Web Development
12 87 (23.51%) jQuery
13 81 (21.89%) Amazon AWS
14 76 (20.54%) Python
15 75 (20.27%) OOP
16 73 (19.73%) Scrum
17 72 (19.46%) HTML5
18 67 (18.11%) SQL
19 63 (17.03%) OO
20 60 (16.22%) Oracle
20 60 (16.22%) Laravel
21 57 (15.41%) DevOps
22 54 (14.59%) CMS
23 50 (13.51%) Windows
23 50 (13.51%) Relational Database
23 50 (13.51%) PHP 5
23 50 (13.51%) SDLC
24 47 (12.70%) Subversion
25 46 (12.43%) SaaS
26 45 (12.16%) OO PHP

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
1 155 (41.89%) Apache
2 54 (14.59%) CMS
3 36 (9.73%) WordPress
4 33 (8.92%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.95%) nginx
6 18 (4.86%) Drupal
7 13 (3.51%) JBoss
8 10 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.89%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.89%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.62%) Confluence
11 6 (1.62%) IIS
11 6 (1.62%) WildFly
12 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.08%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.08%) Smallworld
13 3 (0.81%) lighttpd
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 81 (21.89%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (12.43%) SaaS
3 44 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.24%) Asana
5 7 (1.89%) GitHub
5 7 (1.89%) PaaS
6 6 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.62%) Serverless
7 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.81%) IaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.54%) Datadog
8 2 (0.54%) Office 365
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) npm
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.32%) Firewall
3 12 (3.24%) RTMP
3 12 (3.24%) RTSP
4 10 (2.70%) HTTP
4 10 (2.70%) NAS
5 9 (2.43%) SAN
6 8 (2.16%) DNS
7 6 (1.62%) VLAN
8 5 (1.35%) IPsec
8 5 (1.35%) IPv4
8 5 (1.35%) VPN
9 4 (1.08%) LAN
9 4 (1.08%) WAN
9 4 (1.08%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.81%) DHCP
10 3 (0.81%) Internet
10 3 (0.81%) SSL
11 2 (0.54%) Network Security
12 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (68.11%) MySQL
2 50 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 40 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.76%) MariaDB
5 17 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.51%) Big Data
7 13 (3.51%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.24%) Redis
9 7 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.08%) GIS
13 3 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 150 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.70%) Subversion
3 39 (10.54%) JIRA
4 24 (6.49%) git-flow
4 24 (6.49%) Selenium
5 22 (5.95%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.05%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.24%) Sublime Text
8 8 (2.16%) JMeter
8 8 (2.16%) Maven
8 8 (2.16%) Protractor
8 8 (2.16%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.89%) webpack
10 5 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.35%) gulp
10 5 (1.35%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.35%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.08%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (9.73%) Retail
2 32 (8.65%) Marketing
3 13 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.62%) Back Office
4 6 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Finance
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (60.00%) Developer
2 163 (44.05%) PHP Developer
3 53 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 43 (11.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 42 (11.35%) Web Developer
6 38 (10.27%) Senior PHP Developer
7 30 (8.11%) Software Manager
8 24 (6.49%) Administrator
8 24 (6.49%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (5.95%) LAMP Developer
10 22 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (5.68%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.86%) Project Manager
13 16 (4.32%) Development Manager
13 16 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.32%) Software Development Manager
14 15 (4.05%) Junior
14 15 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (3.78%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (45.41%) HTML
2 156 (42.16%) CSS
3 87 (23.51%) jQuery
4 72 (19.46%) HTML5
5 60 (16.22%) Laravel
6 43 (11.62%) CSS3
7 42 (11.35%) React
8 34 (9.19%) .NET
9 31 (8.38%) REST
9 31 (8.38%) Web Services
10 27 (7.30%) XML
11 25 (6.76%) Node.js
12 24 (6.49%) SOAP
13 23 (6.22%) LEMP Stack
13 23 (6.22%) Sass
14 21 (5.68%) AngularJS
15 20 (5.41%) Ajax
15 20 (5.41%) Symfony
16 19 (5.14%) CodeIgniter
16 19 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (5.41%) User Experience
3 19 (5.14%) Replication
4 14 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.24%) Video\Live Streaming
6 9 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.16%) Clustering
8 7 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.62%) Social Media
10 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.35%) iPad
10 5 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
10 5 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 201 (54.32%) Linux
2 50 (13.51%) Windows
3 37 (10.00%) CentOS
4 31 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.49%) Debian
6 18 (4.86%) Ubuntu
7 13 (3.51%) Android
7 13 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.43%) Unix
9 6 (1.62%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (27.03%) MVC
3 95 (25.68%) Web Development
4 75 (20.27%) OOP
5 73 (19.73%) Scrum
6 63 (17.03%) OO
7 57 (15.41%) DevOps
8 50 (13.51%) SDLC
9 45 (12.16%) OO PHP
10 40 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 39 (10.54%) Open Source
12 38 (10.27%) Project Management
13 37 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 32 (8.65%) Time Management
15 29 (7.84%) Resource Management
15 29 (7.84%) Software Delivery
16 26 (7.03%) Configuration Management
16 26 (7.03%) Front End Development
16 26 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (6.49%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 283 (76.49%) PHP
2 216 (58.38%) JavaScript
3 76 (20.54%) Python
4 67 (18.11%) SQL
5 50 (13.51%) PHP 5
6 39 (10.54%) Java
6 39 (10.54%) Perl
7 37 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 33 (8.92%) Ruby
9 21 (5.68%) C#
10 12 (3.24%) PHP 7
10 12 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.43%) C++
12 8 (2.16%) ES6
13 7 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.62%) Delphi
14 6 (1.62%) Go
14 6 (1.62%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (8.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.35%) CISSP
4 4 (1.08%) CISM
4 4 (1.08%) ISEB
4 4 (1.08%) SANS
5 3 (0.81%) RHCE
5 3 (0.81%) VCP6
5 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.54%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) GDPR
1 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.22%) Docker
3 13 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.62%) KVM
6 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.35%) iptables
8 3 (0.81%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.81%) oVirt
8 3 (0.81%) RHEV
9 1 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.27%) Varnish
9 1 (0.27%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (9.46%) Puppet
2 16 (4.32%) Ansible
3 10 (2.70%) Nagios
4 9 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.43%) Terraform
5 8 (2.16%) Galera Cluster
5 8 (2.16%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.89%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.89%) logstash
7 6 (1.62%) Packer
7 6 (1.62%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.35%) Xymon
9 4 (1.08%) Kibana
10 3 (0.81%) Cacti
10 3 (0.81%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.81%) Icinga
10 3 (0.81%) Netcool
11 2 (0.54%) Observium
12 1 (0.27%) Munin
Vendors
1 60 (16.22%) Oracle
2 30 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.76%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.76%) VMware
4 21 (5.68%) Zend
5 12 (3.24%) Assembla
6 11 (2.97%) Cisco
7 9 (2.43%) Twitter
8 6 (1.62%) HP
9 5 (1.35%) Dell
10 4 (1.08%) PayPal
10 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.81%) SAP
11 3 (0.81%) Splunk
12 2 (0.54%) Google
12 2 (0.54%) WorldPay
13 1 (0.27%) Demandware
13 1 (0.27%) New Relic