Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 264 316
Rank change year-on-year +76 +52 -53
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 253 119 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.67% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 2.00% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 169 113 189
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -

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 6,618 5,944 10,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.75% 40.68% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,869 5,114 9,037
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,813 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +6.60% +6.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +37 175 £42,500 -5.56% 10
West Sussex +30 25 £45,000 -18.18%
East Sussex - 24 £45,000 - 4
Thames Valley -5 22 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £37,500 -53.13% 3
Berkshire -15 6 £49,250 +3.68% 4
Surrey -10 5 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Oxfordshire +6 3 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Kent - 2 £31,250 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 172 (67.98%) PHP
2 156 (61.66%) Linux
3 152 (60.08%) CSS
4 139 (54.94%) Git (software)
5 127 (50.20%) JavaScript
6 126 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (48.62%) MySQL
8 109 (43.08%) HTML
9 100 (39.53%) Apache
10 98 (38.74%) Node.js
11 88 (34.78%) Computer Science
12 87 (34.39%) Degree
13 84 (33.20%) Software Engineering
13 84 (33.20%) TDD
13 84 (33.20%) Python
13 84 (33.20%) OOP
14 83 (32.81%) AWS
15 82 (32.41%) DevOps
16 80 (31.62%) Finance
17 79 (31.23%) Redis
18 76 (30.04%) Java
19 75 (29.64%) MariaDB
20 74 (29.25%) JSON
21 73 (28.85%) AngularJS
22 71 (28.06%) User Experience
22 71 (28.06%) RESTful
22 71 (28.06%) OO
23 70 (27.67%) PostgreSQL
24 69 (27.27%) Eclipse
24 69 (27.27%) Ansible

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
1 100 (39.53%) Apache
2 62 (24.51%) Apache Spark
2 62 (24.51%) GemFire
3 31 (12.25%) WordPress
4 30 (11.86%) Drupal
5 14 (5.53%) CMS
6 11 (4.35%) Confluence
7 10 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.16%) nginx
9 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.79%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.40%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 83 (32.81%) AWS
2 64 (25.30%) GitHub
3 32 (12.65%) GCP
4 30 (11.86%) Azure
5 26 (10.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (5.53%) SaaS
7 3 (1.19%) Datadog
7 3 (1.19%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) DNS
2 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.19%) Network Security
3 2 (0.79%) Extranet
3 2 (0.79%) Intranet
3 2 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (48.62%) MySQL
2 79 (31.23%) Redis
3 75 (29.64%) MariaDB
4 70 (27.67%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (24.51%) HBase
6 59 (23.32%) Big Data
7 56 (22.13%) Relational Database
8 55 (21.74%) NoSQL
9 17 (6.72%) MongoDB
9 17 (6.72%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.79%) Tableau
11 2 (0.79%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 139 (54.94%) Git (software)
2 69 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 67 (26.48%) Jenkins
4 62 (24.51%) Cucumber
4 62 (24.51%) Cypress.io
4 62 (24.51%) Gradle
4 62 (24.51%) IntelliJ
4 62 (24.51%) JUnit
4 62 (24.51%) Mockito
4 62 (24.51%) Protractor
4 62 (24.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 62 (24.51%) Storybook
5 54 (21.34%) JIRA
6 32 (12.65%) SonarQube
7 26 (10.28%) Artifactory
8 16 (6.32%) PHPUnit
9 11 (4.35%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.77%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.19%) Subversion
12 2 (0.79%) GitLab
General
1 80 (31.62%) Finance
2 62 (24.51%) Banking
2 62 (24.51%) Law
3 40 (15.81%) Retail
3 40 (15.81%) Social Skills
4 7 (2.77%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (1.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (47.83%) Developer
2 50 (19.76%) Software Engineer
3 42 (16.60%) PHP Developer
4 30 (11.86%) LAMP Developer
5 26 (10.28%) Lead Software Engineer
6 24 (9.49%) Backend Developer
7 22 (8.70%) Junior
8 21 (8.30%) Junior Developer
8 21 (8.30%) Lead Developer
9 17 (6.72%) Lead Software Developer
9 17 (6.72%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.32%) Web Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Principal Engineer
11 15 (5.93%) Principal Software Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
13 11 (4.35%) Software Manager
14 10 (3.95%) Graduate
15 9 (3.56%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.56%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (60.08%) CSS
2 109 (43.08%) HTML
3 98 (38.74%) Node.js
4 74 (29.25%) JSON
5 73 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 71 (28.06%) RESTful
7 69 (27.27%) React
8 68 (26.88%) Laravel
9 66 (26.09%) Redux
10 65 (25.69%) LAPP Stack
11 64 (25.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 62 (24.51%) Express
12 62 (24.51%) Kafka
12 62 (24.51%) Spark Streaming
12 62 (24.51%) Spring
12 62 (24.51%) Tailwind CSS
12 62 (24.51%) WireMock
13 55 (21.74%) Web Services
14 54 (21.34%) HTML5
14 54 (21.34%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.06%) User Experience
2 65 (25.69%) Linux Command Line
3 45 (17.79%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.93%) iPad
5 14 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (61.66%) Linux
2 62 (24.51%) Unix
3 14 (5.53%) Windows
4 11 (4.35%) Android
4 11 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.58%) CentOS
6 4 (1.58%) Debian
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 84 (33.20%) OOP
3 84 (33.20%) Software Engineering
3 84 (33.20%) TDD
4 82 (32.41%) DevOps
5 71 (28.06%) OO
6 68 (26.88%) MVC
7 67 (26.48%) Open Source
8 66 (26.09%) Microservices
9 65 (25.69%) Scrum
10 62 (24.51%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 62 (24.51%) Digital Banking
10 62 (24.51%) Validation
11 55 (21.74%) E-Commerce
12 53 (20.95%) BDD
13 51 (20.16%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 46 (18.18%) Web Development
15 43 (17.00%) Business Continuity
16 42 (16.60%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 172 (67.98%) PHP
2 127 (50.20%) JavaScript
3 84 (33.20%) Python
4 76 (30.04%) Java
5 63 (24.90%) Shell Script
6 62 (24.51%) Groovy
7 34 (13.44%) SQL
8 17 (6.72%) Go
9 16 (6.32%) C#
10 13 (5.14%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.56%) PHP 5
11 9 (3.56%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.98%) ES6
13 4 (1.58%) Perl
13 4 (1.58%) Ruby
14 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.79%) C++
16 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (34.39%) Degree
2 62 (24.51%) OCP
2 62 (24.51%) Oracle Certification
3 15 (5.93%) AWS Certification
4 9 (3.56%) HND
5 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.19%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (24.51%) HDFS
2 37 (14.62%) Docker
3 32 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (27.27%) Ansible
2 26 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.74%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.58%) Terraform
5 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (24.51%) Okta
1 62 (24.51%) VMware
2 40 (15.81%) Zend
3 20 (7.91%) Google
4 3 (1.19%) AppDynamics
4 3 (1.19%) Dynatrace
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.19%) New Relic
4 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) WooCommerce