Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 286 196
Rank change year-on-year +23 -90 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 332 322 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 1.05% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 2.49% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 313 298 601
South East median annual salary £43,041 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -1.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,700 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,834 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.06% +0.78% -

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 12,107 12,931 13,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.34% 42.22% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,458 11,233 11,946
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Thames Valley +66 124 £50,500 +12.22% 11
Hampshire -35 85 £41,250 +10.00% 12
Berkshire +14 60 £51,000 +9.68% 3
East Sussex +34 57 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Buckinghamshire +59 49 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Surrey +17 47 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Oxfordshire +10 15 £60,000 +45.45% 3
West Sussex -7 11 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Kent +18 4 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Middlesex - 4 £61,250 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 251 (75.60%) PHP
2 237 (71.39%) MySQL
3 212 (63.86%) JavaScript
4 198 (59.64%) Linux
5 181 (54.52%) HTML
6 161 (48.49%) CSS
7 159 (47.89%) Git (software)
8 128 (38.55%) Apache
9 111 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (32.53%) MVC
11 86 (25.90%) OOP
12 77 (23.19%) jQuery
13 74 (22.29%) Web Development
14 71 (21.39%) OO
15 66 (19.88%) Scrum
16 64 (19.28%) Python
16 64 (19.28%) DevOps
17 59 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
18 57 (17.17%) HTML5
19 54 (16.27%) Laravel
20 53 (15.96%) Software Engineering
21 51 (15.36%) SQL
22 49 (14.76%) Windows
22 49 (14.76%) PHP 5
22 49 (14.76%) TDD
23 46 (13.86%) Subversion
23 46 (13.86%) Bash Shell
24 45 (13.55%) CMS
25 42 (12.65%) Debian
26 37 (11.14%) 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
1 128 (38.55%) Apache
2 45 (13.55%) CMS
3 25 (7.53%) nginx
3 25 (7.53%) WordPress
4 22 (6.63%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.61%) Drupal
5 12 (3.61%) IIS
6 8 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.11%) Confluence
8 6 (1.81%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.81%) WildFly
9 5 (1.51%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.90%) Kentico
10 3 (0.90%) lighttpd
11 2 (0.60%) JBoss
11 2 (0.60%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Magento
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (9.04%) SaaS
3 7 (2.11%) PaaS
3 7 (2.11%) Serverless
4 6 (1.81%) GitHub
5 4 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.20%) IaaS
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Route 53
8 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.63%) RTMP
1 22 (6.63%) RTSP
2 9 (2.71%) Firewall
3 8 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.20%) DNS
4 4 (1.20%) SSL
5 3 (0.90%) DHCP
5 3 (0.90%) SMTP
5 3 (0.90%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) IMAP
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (71.39%) MySQL
2 33 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.72%) Redis
6 17 (5.12%) MariaDB
6 17 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.51%) Big Data
8 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 159 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 46 (13.86%) Subversion
3 22 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.63%) Mercurial
4 18 (5.42%) JIRA
5 14 (4.22%) git-flow
5 14 (4.22%) PHPUnit
6 8 (2.41%) Selenium
7 7 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.81%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.81%) NetBeans
9 5 (1.51%) Babel
10 4 (1.20%) Hudson
11 3 (0.90%) Maven
11 3 (0.90%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.60%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.60%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 31 (9.34%) Retail
2 28 (8.43%) Marketing
3 14 (4.22%) Finance
4 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.81%) Games
6 5 (1.51%) Advertising
6 5 (1.51%) Electronics
7 4 (1.20%) Banking
7 4 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 201 (60.54%) Developer
2 164 (49.40%) PHP Developer
3 46 (13.86%) Web Developer
4 39 (11.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 34 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 28 (8.43%) Administrator
8 27 (8.13%) Linux Administrator
8 27 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (7.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 25 (7.53%) Senior PHP Developer
11 21 (6.33%) LAMP Developer
12 16 (4.82%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (4.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 15 (4.52%) Junior
13 15 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 14 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (3.92%) Architect
15 13 (3.92%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (54.52%) HTML
2 161 (48.49%) CSS
3 77 (23.19%) jQuery
4 57 (17.17%) HTML5
5 54 (16.27%) Laravel
6 29 (8.73%) React
7 27 (8.13%) .NET
7 27 (8.13%) CSS3
8 25 (7.53%) REST
8 25 (7.53%) Web Services
9 24 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 22 (6.63%) LEMP Stack
11 20 (6.02%) Symfony
12 19 (5.72%) Ajax
12 19 (5.72%) SOAP
13 17 (5.12%) JSON
13 17 (5.12%) XML
14 16 (4.82%) Node.js
15 14 (4.22%) XHTML
16 13 (3.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.53%) Replication
2 23 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.63%) Video\Live Streaming
4 20 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.82%) User Experience
6 15 (4.52%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.51%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Clustering
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Fintech
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 198 (59.64%) Linux
2 49 (14.76%) Windows
3 42 (12.65%) Debian
4 25 (7.53%) Ubuntu
5 17 (5.12%) CentOS
6 15 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.61%) Android
7 12 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.61%) Unix
8 3 (0.90%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.53%) MVC
3 86 (25.90%) OOP
4 74 (22.29%) Web Development
5 71 (21.39%) OO
6 66 (19.88%) Scrum
7 64 (19.28%) DevOps
8 53 (15.96%) Software Engineering
9 49 (14.76%) TDD
10 37 (11.14%) OO PHP
11 31 (9.34%) Configuration Management
12 30 (9.04%) BDD
12 30 (9.04%) Front End Development
12 30 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (7.23%) Project Management
14 23 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
15 22 (6.63%) E-Commerce
15 22 (6.63%) Open Source
15 22 (6.63%) SDLC
16 18 (5.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 251 (75.60%) PHP
2 212 (63.86%) JavaScript
3 64 (19.28%) Python
4 51 (15.36%) SQL
5 49 (14.76%) PHP 5
6 46 (13.86%) Bash Shell
7 25 (7.53%) C#
7 25 (7.53%) PHP 7
8 20 (6.02%) Ruby
9 19 (5.72%) Perl
10 18 (5.42%) Java
11 11 (3.31%) ES6
11 11 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.31%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.71%) C++
13 7 (2.11%) Delphi
14 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.20%) Go
16 3 (0.90%) C
17 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (9.64%) Degree
2 12 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.01%) CISSP
4 5 (1.51%) CISM
4 5 (1.51%) MCP
4 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.51%) RHCE
4 5 (1.51%) SANS
4 5 (1.51%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.20%) HND
6 3 (0.90%) VCP6
7 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.60%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) GDPR
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (9.94%) Docker
1 33 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.81%) KVM
5 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.90%) Varnish
7 2 (0.60%) iptables
7 2 (0.60%) LXC
7 2 (0.60%) oVirt
7 2 (0.60%) RHEV
7 2 (0.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (6.02%) Puppet
2 16 (4.82%) Ansible
3 7 (2.11%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.81%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.51%) Terraform
5 5 (1.51%) Xymon
6 4 (1.20%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.90%) cPanel
7 3 (0.90%) Nagios
7 3 (0.90%) Plesk
8 2 (0.60%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.60%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.60%) Kibana
8 2 (0.60%) logstash
8 2 (0.60%) Opsview
8 2 (0.60%) Packer
8 2 (0.60%) SELinux
9 1 (0.30%) Munin
Vendors
1 36 (10.84%) VMware
2 30 (9.04%) Oracle
3 26 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.23%) Zend
5 13 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.41%) Twitter
7 6 (1.81%) Cisco
7 6 (1.81%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) Peoplefluent
9 2 (0.60%) New Relic
9 2 (0.60%) Percona
9 2 (0.60%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.60%) Tableau
9 2 (0.60%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds