Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 199 185
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14 -42
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 177 141 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.72% 1.40% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 3.13% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 171 133 142
South West median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,214 4,510 4,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.93% 44.80% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,545 3,877 3,755
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP in the South West.

Salary trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Bristol +23 59 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Dorset -27 42 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Devon +28 25 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Gloucestershire 0 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Somerset +37 20 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Wiltshire -10 8 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cornwall 0 2 £34,000 - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 162 (91.53%) PHP
2 125 (70.62%) JavaScript
3 116 (65.54%) MySQL
4 115 (64.97%) Linux
5 104 (58.76%) HTML
6 98 (55.37%) Apache
7 85 (48.02%) CSS
8 78 (44.07%) Web Development
9 72 (40.68%) MVC
10 70 (39.55%) Git (software)
11 61 (34.46%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (27.12%) jQuery
13 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (24.29%) Symfony
15 41 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (19.21%) Test Automation
16 34 (19.21%) Windows
17 33 (18.64%) C#
18 31 (17.51%) Sass
18 31 (17.51%) Docker
19 30 (16.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 30 (16.95%) Software Engineering
20 29 (16.38%) Bitbucket
21 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
21 28 (15.82%) Node.js
21 28 (15.82%) REST
21 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
22 27 (15.25%) Python
22 27 (15.25%) OOP
22 27 (15.25%) SQL Server

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 98 (55.37%) Apache
2 20 (11.30%) CMS
3 19 (10.73%) WordPress
4 18 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (8.47%) Apache Pig
6 11 (6.21%) eZ Publish
7 10 (5.65%) Drupal
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.26%) nginx
9 2 (1.13%) concrete5
9 2 (1.13%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (4.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.21%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (6.21%) Serverless
4 10 (5.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Heroku
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.47%) Firewall
2 15 (8.47%) HTTP
2 15 (8.47%) SSL
3 11 (6.21%) Network Security
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 2 (1.13%) SNMP
6 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) SSH
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (65.54%) MySQL
2 27 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.60%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.04%) Big Data
5 15 (8.47%) Apache Hive
6 14 (7.91%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.78%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.95%) phpMyAdmin
9 6 (3.39%) Redis
10 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.13%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 70 (39.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.38%) Bitbucket
3 21 (11.86%) JIRA
4 18 (10.17%) Selenium
5 16 (9.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (9.04%) CodeSonar
5 16 (9.04%) git-flow
5 16 (9.04%) Robot Framework
6 15 (8.47%) PHPUnit
7 14 (7.91%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.52%) gulp
9 7 (3.95%) Redmine
10 6 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.39%) Grunt
11 5 (2.82%) Subversion
12 1 (0.56%) GitLab
12 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (10.73%) Retail
2 10 (5.65%) Finance
3 5 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 135 (76.27%) Developer
2 78 (44.07%) PHP Developer
3 44 (24.86%) Web Developer
4 29 (16.38%) Software Developer
5 25 (14.12%) LAMP Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Senior Developer
7 16 (9.04%) Senior PHP Developer
7 16 (9.04%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) C# Software Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Java Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (6.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (4.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (3.95%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (58.76%) HTML
2 85 (48.02%) CSS
3 48 (27.12%) jQuery
4 43 (24.29%) Symfony
5 31 (17.51%) Sass
6 30 (16.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
7 28 (15.82%) Node.js
7 28 (15.82%) REST
8 26 (14.69%) Laravel
9 24 (13.56%) HTML5
10 18 (10.17%) .NET
10 18 (10.17%) .NET Framework
10 18 (10.17%) SOAP
11 17 (9.60%) Django
11 17 (9.60%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET
12 16 (9.04%) Java EE
12 16 (9.04%) RESTful
12 16 (9.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.39%) Fintech
5 5 (2.82%) User Experience
6 3 (1.69%) Social Network
7 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 115 (64.97%) Linux
2 34 (19.21%) Windows
3 16 (9.04%) Android
3 16 (9.04%) Apple iOS
3 16 (9.04%) Mac OS X
4 13 (7.34%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.08%) Unix
6 7 (3.95%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Fedora
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.13%) SUSE
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.07%) Web Development
2 72 (40.68%) MVC
3 61 (34.46%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (19.21%) Test Automation
6 30 (16.95%) Software Engineering
7 27 (15.25%) OOP
8 23 (12.99%) Kanban
9 21 (11.86%) OO
9 21 (11.86%) Scrum
10 20 (11.30%) API Design
11 19 (10.73%) B2B
12 17 (9.60%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (9.04%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (9.04%) Multithreading
13 16 (9.04%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (9.04%) Reverse Engineering
14 15 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (8.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 162 (91.53%) PHP
2 125 (70.62%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.64%) C#
4 27 (15.25%) Python
5 25 (14.12%) C
6 24 (13.56%) Java
7 19 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.73%) C++
8 16 (9.04%) Objective-C
9 15 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 13 (7.34%) SQL
11 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) CCNA
1 22 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (12.43%) CISSP
1 22 (12.43%) SSCP
2 16 (9.04%) DV Cleared
2 16 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) CompTIA Security+
3 15 (8.47%) GIAC
3 15 (8.47%) Linux+ Certification
3 15 (8.47%) MCSE
3 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.47%) Network+ Certification
3 15 (8.47%) SANS
4 14 (7.91%) Degree
5 13 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.95%) LPIC
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 31 (17.51%) Docker
2 16 (9.04%) vSphere
3 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (15.25%) Puppet
2 16 (9.04%) Salt
3 11 (6.21%) Ansible
4 9 (5.08%) Cacti
4 9 (5.08%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.39%) Nagios
6 3 (1.69%) Plesk
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.60%) Zend
3 9 (5.08%) Cisco
4 7 (3.95%) Google
4 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.82%) hybris
6 4 (2.26%) Panasonic
7 2 (1.13%) Adobe
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) VMware