Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 303 244
Rank change year-on-year +31 -59 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 198 224 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.84% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 2.03% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 179 209 376
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 8,921 11,013 13,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.34% 41.10% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7,574 9,491 11,949
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +58 119 £41,250 +17.02% 3
Thames Valley +29 58 £50,000 -0.99% 8
Berkshire +27 38 £60,000 +18.81% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £46,500 +16.25%
West Sussex +33 10 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Surrey +31 10 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Oxfordshire +17 2 - - 4
East Sussex -31 1 £32,500 -18.75%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 166 (83.84%) PHP
2 159 (80.30%) MySQL
3 150 (75.76%) Linux
4 125 (63.13%) JavaScript
5 113 (57.07%) HTML
6 109 (55.05%) CSS
7 94 (47.47%) Laravel
8 85 (42.93%) MVC
9 81 (40.91%) OOP
10 80 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (36.87%) Web Development
12 72 (36.36%) SaaS
13 66 (33.33%) Apache
14 64 (32.32%) SQL Server
15 58 (29.29%) jQuery
15 58 (29.29%) Mobile App
16 53 (26.77%) SQL
17 49 (24.75%) OO
17 49 (24.75%) REST
18 46 (23.23%) Web Services
19 44 (22.22%) SOAP
19 44 (22.22%) HTML5
20 43 (21.72%) OO PHP
21 41 (20.71%) Zend
22 37 (18.69%) Ajax
23 36 (18.18%) Python
23 36 (18.18%) Sass
23 36 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
24 35 (17.68%) Yii
25 34 (17.17%) AWS

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 66 (33.33%) Apache
2 20 (10.10%) WordPress
3 13 (6.57%) CMS
3 13 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.03%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.03%) IIS
5 4 (2.02%) nginx
5 4 (2.02%) SugarCRM
6 3 (1.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (36.36%) SaaS
2 34 (17.17%) AWS
3 20 (10.10%) GitHub
4 10 (5.05%) Azure
5 8 (4.04%) Amazon S3
5 8 (4.04%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (4.04%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (4.04%) npm
6 5 (2.53%) GCP
7 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.51%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.51%) IaaS
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Serverless
9 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.56%) Internet
3 7 (3.54%) VoIP
4 6 (3.03%) DHCP
4 6 (3.03%) DNS
4 6 (3.03%) Firewall
4 6 (3.03%) Network Security
4 6 (3.03%) SNMP
4 6 (3.03%) SSH
4 6 (3.03%) VLAN
5 2 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) MRTG
6 1 (0.51%) PBX
6 1 (0.51%) RTP
6 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (80.30%) MySQL
2 64 (32.32%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.55%) Redis
5 8 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.54%) MariaDB
7 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.53%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.51%) Ingres
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.08%) gulp
3 13 (6.57%) JIRA
4 11 (5.56%) webpack
5 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.54%) Selenium
7 6 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.03%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.02%) Grunt
9 3 (1.52%) Subversion
10 2 (1.01%) Maven
11 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.51%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (13.13%) Retail
2 16 (8.08%) Finance
3 12 (6.06%) Marketing
4 11 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.05%) Electronics
5 10 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.03%) Police
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 124 (62.63%) Developer
2 97 (48.99%) PHP Developer
3 51 (25.76%) Senior Developer
4 46 (23.23%) Senior PHP Developer
5 42 (21.21%) LAMP Developer
6 40 (20.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 38 (19.19%) Senior LAMP Developer
8 37 (18.69%) Software Developer
9 35 (17.68%) Senior Software Developer
10 19 (9.60%) Software Engineer
11 17 (8.59%) Graduate
12 16 (8.08%) PHP Software Engineer
13 15 (7.58%) Lead Software Engineer
13 15 (7.58%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 15 (7.58%) PHP Team Leader
13 15 (7.58%) Software Team Leader
13 15 (7.58%) Team Leader
14 13 (6.57%) Web Developer
15 12 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (57.07%) HTML
2 109 (55.05%) CSS
3 94 (47.47%) Laravel
4 58 (29.29%) jQuery
5 49 (24.75%) REST
6 46 (23.23%) Web Services
7 44 (22.22%) HTML5
7 44 (22.22%) SOAP
8 37 (18.69%) Ajax
9 36 (18.18%) Sass
10 35 (17.68%) Yii
11 23 (11.62%) AngularJS
12 21 (10.61%) Symfony
13 20 (10.10%) CodeIgniter
14 16 (8.08%) LEMP Stack
15 15 (7.58%) RESTful
16 14 (7.07%) JSON
17 13 (6.57%) CSS3
17 13 (6.57%) React
17 13 (6.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (29.29%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.08%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.04%) User Experience
5 4 (2.02%) Replication
6 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 150 (75.76%) Linux
2 17 (8.59%) Ubuntu
3 13 (6.57%) Windows
4 10 (5.05%) CentOS
5 9 (4.55%) Android
5 9 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.04%) Debian
7 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.01%) Unix
10 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (42.93%) MVC
2 81 (40.91%) OOP
3 80 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (36.87%) Web Development
5 49 (24.75%) OO
6 43 (21.72%) OO PHP
7 36 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
8 28 (14.14%) E-Commerce
9 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.60%) CRM
10 19 (9.60%) OOD
11 18 (9.09%) DevOps
12 12 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.56%) Front End Development
14 10 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (5.05%) Programme Management
14 10 (5.05%) TDD
15 9 (4.55%) Energy Management
15 9 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 166 (83.84%) PHP
2 125 (63.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (26.77%) SQL
4 36 (18.18%) Python
5 24 (12.12%) PHP 7
6 20 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.59%) Perl
8 13 (6.57%) PHP 5
9 11 (5.56%) Java
10 9 (4.55%) C#
11 7 (3.54%) Go
12 6 (3.03%) Ruby
13 5 (2.53%) ES6
14 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.01%) Scala
17 1 (0.51%) C
17 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Docker
2 7 (3.54%) KVM
2 7 (3.54%) NFS
3 6 (3.03%) iptables
3 6 (3.03%) QEMU
3 6 (3.03%) Xen
4 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.05%) Ansible
2 8 (4.04%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.03%) SELinux
4 4 (2.02%) Puppet
5 3 (1.52%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.52%) Terraform
6 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (20.71%) Zend
2 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) Oracle
3 11 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.05%) SAP
5 8 (4.04%) Rollbar
6 6 (3.03%) Cisco
7 5 (2.53%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe
8 2 (1.01%) Talend
8 2 (1.01%) VMware
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Percona
9 1 (0.51%) WooCommerce