Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 275 172
Rank change year-on-year +22 -103 +26
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 337 312 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.07% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 2.58% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 328 297 686
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,000 £61,250
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 12,799 12,082 14,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.53% 41.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11,113 10,431 12,563
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +27 104 £50,000 +13.64% 19
Hampshire -27 102 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Surrey +9 54 £50,000 -4.76% 7
East Sussex +16 53 £32,500 -31.58% 5
Berkshire -18 44 £50,500 +12.22% 7
Buckinghamshire +34 42 £47,500 +7.95% 2
West Sussex +4 20 £30,000 -14.29%
Oxfordshire +6 18 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Middlesex - 3 £70,000 - 1
Kent +4 1 £32,500 -7.14% 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 258 (76.56%) PHP
2 230 (68.25%) MySQL
3 219 (64.99%) JavaScript
4 191 (56.68%) Linux
5 163 (48.37%) HTML
6 146 (43.32%) CSS
7 143 (42.43%) Git (software)
8 131 (38.87%) Apache
9 101 (29.97%) MVC
10 100 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (24.33%) Web Development
12 75 (22.26%) jQuery
13 74 (21.96%) OOP
14 66 (19.58%) HTML5
15 65 (19.29%) Python
16 61 (18.10%) OO
16 61 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
17 60 (17.80%) Scrum
18 58 (17.21%) Laravel
19 57 (16.91%) SQL
20 55 (16.32%) CMS
20 55 (16.32%) PHP 5
21 53 (15.73%) DevOps
22 49 (14.54%) Windows
23 47 (13.95%) Software Engineering
24 45 (13.35%) Subversion
25 41 (12.17%) OO PHP
25 41 (12.17%) Bash Shell
26 40 (11.87%) React
27 38 (11.28%) .NET

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
1 131 (38.87%) Apache
2 55 (16.32%) CMS
3 35 (10.39%) WordPress
4 22 (6.53%) nginx
4 22 (6.53%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.45%) IIS
6 14 (4.15%) Drupal
7 9 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.78%) WildFly
9 4 (1.19%) Confluence
9 4 (1.19%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.89%) lighttpd
10 3 (0.89%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.59%) JBoss
11 2 (0.59%) Kentico
11 2 (0.59%) MODX
11 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Magento
2 3 (0.89%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (8.31%) SaaS
4 8 (2.37%) Serverless
5 6 (1.78%) GitHub
5 6 (1.78%) PaaS
6 5 (1.48%) IaaS
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.59%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Datadog
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) npm
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.93%) RTMP
1 20 (5.93%) RTSP
2 9 (2.67%) Firewall
3 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.48%) DNS
4 5 (1.48%) SSL
5 4 (1.19%) DHCP
6 3 (0.89%) VLAN
6 3 (0.89%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.59%) IPsec
7 2 (0.59%) IPv4
7 2 (0.59%) LAN
7 2 (0.59%) SMTP
7 2 (0.59%) SSH
7 2 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.59%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) DMZ
8 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (68.25%) MySQL
2 35 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.82%) MariaDB
5 17 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.45%) Redis
7 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.48%) Big Data
9 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.89%) GIS
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 143 (42.43%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.35%) Subversion
3 25 (7.42%) JIRA
4 17 (5.04%) git-flow
4 17 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.15%) Mercurial
6 11 (3.26%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.67%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.78%) NetBeans
8 6 (1.78%) webpack
9 5 (1.48%) gulp
9 5 (1.48%) Selenium
9 5 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.89%) Babel
10 3 (0.89%) JMeter
10 3 (0.89%) Maven
10 3 (0.89%) Protractor
10 3 (0.89%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (9.50%) Marketing
2 29 (8.61%) Retail
3 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.19%) Advertising
4 4 (1.19%) Banking
4 4 (1.19%) Finance
4 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 209 (62.02%) Developer
2 156 (46.29%) PHP Developer
3 49 (14.54%) Full Stack Developer
4 45 (13.35%) Web Developer
5 40 (11.87%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.61%) Administrator
7 28 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (8.01%) PHP Web Developer
9 26 (7.72%) Senior PHP Developer
10 25 (7.42%) LAMP Developer
11 22 (6.53%) Linux Administrator
12 21 (6.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 19 (5.64%) Software Developer
14 18 (5.34%) Software Manager
15 17 (5.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 16 (4.75%) Junior
17 15 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
18 14 (4.15%) Lead Developer
18 14 (4.15%) Technical Leader
19 12 (3.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (48.37%) HTML
2 146 (43.32%) CSS
3 75 (22.26%) jQuery
4 66 (19.58%) HTML5
5 58 (17.21%) Laravel
6 40 (11.87%) React
7 38 (11.28%) .NET
8 37 (10.98%) CSS3
9 27 (8.01%) REST
10 26 (7.72%) AngularJS
11 23 (6.82%) Node.js
11 23 (6.82%) Web Services
12 22 (6.53%) XML
13 20 (5.93%) SOAP
13 20 (5.93%) Symfony
14 19 (5.64%) LEMP Stack
14 19 (5.64%) Sass
15 15 (4.45%) Ajax
15 15 (4.45%) JSON
15 15 (4.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.72%) Replication
2 20 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (5.93%) Video\Live Streaming
3 19 (5.64%) User Experience
4 13 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.78%) Clustering
9 5 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.48%) iPad
9 5 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.19%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.89%) Social Media
12 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.59%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 191 (56.68%) Linux
2 49 (14.54%) Windows
3 38 (11.28%) Debian
4 21 (6.23%) Ubuntu
5 17 (5.04%) CentOS
6 15 (4.45%) Android
6 15 (4.45%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.48%) Unix
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.97%) MVC
2 100 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.33%) Web Development
4 74 (21.96%) OOP
5 61 (18.10%) OO
6 60 (17.80%) Scrum
7 53 (15.73%) DevOps
8 47 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 41 (12.17%) OO PHP
10 36 (10.68%) Front End Development
11 32 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (9.20%) Configuration Management
12 31 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 31 (9.20%) SDLC
13 30 (8.90%) Project Management
13 30 (8.90%) TDD
14 29 (8.61%) Open Source
15 22 (6.53%) Time Management
16 21 (6.23%) Network Monitoring
17 19 (5.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 258 (76.56%) PHP
2 219 (64.99%) JavaScript
3 65 (19.29%) Python
4 57 (16.91%) SQL
5 55 (16.32%) PHP 5
6 41 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.72%) Java
8 25 (7.42%) C#
9 23 (6.82%) Ruby
10 22 (6.53%) PHP 7
11 19 (5.64%) Perl
12 10 (2.97%) ES6
13 9 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.08%) Delphi
16 6 (1.78%) C++
17 5 (1.48%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.19%) Go
18 4 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (8.31%) Degree
2 9 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.78%) CISSP
4 4 (1.19%) CISM
4 4 (1.19%) RHCE
4 4 (1.19%) SANS
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.89%) VCP6
6 2 (0.59%) HND
6 2 (0.59%) MCP
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 31 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.42%) Docker
3 21 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.78%) KVM
6 4 (1.19%) iptables
6 4 (1.19%) Varnish
7 2 (0.59%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) LXC
8 1 (0.30%) oVirt
8 1 (0.30%) RHEV
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.04%) Puppet
2 11 (3.26%) Ansible
3 6 (1.78%) Galera Cluster
3 6 (1.78%) HAProxy
3 6 (1.78%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.48%) Nagios
4 5 (1.48%) Xymon
5 4 (1.19%) Terraform
6 3 (0.89%) cPanel
6 3 (0.89%) Kibana
6 3 (0.89%) logstash
6 3 (0.89%) Packer
6 3 (0.89%) Plesk
7 2 (0.59%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.59%) Opsview
7 2 (0.59%) SELinux
8 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 35 (10.39%) Oracle
2 33 (9.79%) VMware
3 30 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.82%) Zend
5 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.97%) Twitter
7 7 (2.08%) Cisco
8 4 (1.19%) Google
8 4 (1.19%) SAP
8 4 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.59%) Dell
9 2 (0.59%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.59%) Tableau
9 2 (0.59%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) IBM