Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 241 229
Rank change year-on-year -66 -12 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 223 402 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 1.27% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.94% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 209 381 398
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 10,994 13,675 12,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.98% 43.21% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,449 11,934 10,502
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley +16 77 £50,500 +26.25% 10
Hampshire -71 77 £35,000 -4.11% 12
East Sussex +27 43 £40,000 -17.95% 4
Berkshire +11 42 £50,500 +8.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +33 27 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Surrey -17 16 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Oxfordshire +14 8 £51,500 +28.75% 3
Kent +23 6 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Middlesex +11 3 £52,500 -
West Sussex -20 1 £40,000 -34.96% 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 (80.72%) MySQL
2 165 (73.99%) PHP
3 144 (64.57%) Linux
4 140 (62.78%) JavaScript
4 140 (62.78%) CSS
5 136 (60.99%) HTML
6 94 (42.15%) Git (software)
7 87 (39.01%) MVC
8 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (34.53%) OOP
9 77 (34.53%) Apache
10 68 (30.49%) jQuery
11 49 (21.97%) DevOps
12 47 (21.08%) OO
13 45 (20.18%) Web Development
14 42 (18.83%) SQL Server
15 41 (18.39%) Bash Shell
16 38 (17.04%) Windows
17 37 (16.59%) Python
17 37 (16.59%) SaaS
17 37 (16.59%) Laravel
17 37 (16.59%) Mobile App
18 35 (15.70%) TDD
18 35 (15.70%) Software Engineering
19 33 (14.80%) Scrum
20 32 (14.35%) Debian
20 32 (14.35%) Zend
21 31 (13.90%) VMware
22 30 (13.45%) Web Services
22 30 (13.45%) Amazon 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 77 (34.53%) Apache
2 16 (7.17%) CMS
2 16 (7.17%) nginx
3 9 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.04%) WordPress
4 8 (3.59%) Drupal
4 8 (3.59%) IIS
5 5 (2.24%) Confluence
5 5 (2.24%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) Kentico
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Magento
2 6 (2.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.59%) SaaS
2 30 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.59%) GitHub
4 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.24%) Slack
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.76%) RTMP
1 24 (10.76%) RTSP
2 10 (4.48%) SSH
3 9 (4.04%) Firewall
4 6 (2.69%) DNS
4 6 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.24%) DHCP
6 3 (1.35%) SNMP
6 3 (1.35%) Wireless
7 2 (0.90%) HTTP
7 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 2 (0.90%) SAN
7 2 (0.90%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) Broadband
8 1 (0.45%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (80.72%) MySQL
2 42 (18.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.73%) Redis
4 14 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.69%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 94 (42.15%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.66%) Subversion
3 24 (10.76%) Mercurial
4 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.38%) JIRA
6 8 (3.59%) PHPUnit
7 7 (3.14%) Selenium
8 6 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.24%) Babel
9 5 (2.24%) Grunt
9 5 (2.24%) gulp
9 5 (2.24%) webpack
10 4 (1.79%) Hudson
10 4 (1.79%) Maven
11 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.90%) Gradle
11 2 (0.90%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.45%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.45%) Codeception
General
1 15 (6.73%) Marketing
2 14 (6.28%) Finance
3 13 (5.83%) Retail
4 6 (2.69%) Electronics
4 6 (2.69%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (64.13%) Developer
2 113 (50.67%) PHP Developer
3 33 (14.80%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.00%) Administrator
4 29 (13.00%) Linux Administrator
4 29 (13.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 29 (13.00%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (12.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 20 (8.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (8.52%) LAMP Developer
8 18 (8.07%) Web Developer
9 17 (7.62%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 15 (6.73%) Junior
11 15 (6.73%) Software Developer
12 14 (6.28%) Junior Developer
12 14 (6.28%) Junior PHP Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Software Engineer
14 10 (4.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (62.78%) CSS
2 136 (60.99%) HTML
3 68 (30.49%) jQuery
4 37 (16.59%) Laravel
5 30 (13.45%) Web Services
6 28 (12.56%) HTML5
7 27 (12.11%) SOAP
8 23 (10.31%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.87%) REST
10 21 (9.42%) Symfony
11 20 (8.97%) Ajax
12 16 (7.17%) React
12 16 (7.17%) Sass
13 14 (6.28%) .NET
13 14 (6.28%) Yii
14 13 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (5.38%) XML
16 10 (4.48%) RESTful
17 9 (4.04%) LEMP Stack
17 9 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.59%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.76%) Replication
2 24 (10.76%) Video\Live Streaming
3 11 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.04%) User Experience
6 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.24%) Fintech
7 5 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (64.57%) Linux
2 38 (17.04%) Windows
3 32 (14.35%) Debian
4 11 (4.93%) Ubuntu
4 11 (4.93%) Unix
5 9 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.14%) CentOS
7 5 (2.24%) Android
7 5 (2.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.90%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.01%) MVC
2 79 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (34.53%) OOP
4 49 (21.97%) DevOps
5 47 (21.08%) OO
6 45 (20.18%) Web Development
7 35 (15.70%) Software Engineering
7 35 (15.70%) TDD
8 33 (14.80%) Scrum
9 27 (12.11%) Configuration Management
9 27 (12.11%) OOD
10 26 (11.66%) BDD
11 24 (10.76%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (9.87%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.52%) OO PHP
14 17 (7.62%) Open Source
14 17 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (6.73%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (6.28%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (73.99%) PHP
2 140 (62.78%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.39%) Bash Shell
4 37 (16.59%) Python
5 28 (12.56%) SQL
6 20 (8.97%) PHP 7
7 19 (8.52%) C#
7 19 (8.52%) Java
8 14 (6.28%) Ruby
8 14 (6.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.93%) C++
9 11 (4.93%) Perl
10 7 (3.14%) PHP 5
10 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.69%) ES6
12 2 (0.90%) Go
12 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) C
13 1 (0.45%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.24%) CISSP
3 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.79%) MCP
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.90%) HND
4 2 (0.90%) RHCE
4 2 (0.90%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.45%) CISM
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.11%) Docker
3 26 (11.66%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.14%) Varnish
6 4 (1.79%) iptables
7 3 (1.35%) KVM
7 3 (1.35%) NFS
7 3 (1.35%) QEMU
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.45%) LXC
9 1 (0.45%) oVirt
9 1 (0.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (4.93%) Ansible
2 9 (4.04%) Puppet
3 7 (3.14%) Plesk
4 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) SELinux
5 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.35%) Terraform
6 2 (0.90%) cPanel
6 2 (0.90%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.45%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (14.35%) Zend
2 31 (13.90%) VMware
3 16 (7.17%) Oracle
4 15 (6.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.69%) Adobe
6 6 (2.69%) Google
7 4 (1.79%) SAP
7 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.90%) New Relic
8 2 (0.90%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.90%) Peoplefluent
8 2 (0.90%) Percona
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.45%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.45%) Sony