Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 178 168
Rank change year-on-year -53 -10 -59
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 132 158 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.24% 1.56% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.58% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 129 146 223
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £27,350 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £54,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 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 4,397 4,412 4,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.35% 43.46% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,803 3,701 3,851
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 May 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 May 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
Dorset -12 34 £35,000 +4.48% 3
Bristol -12 33 £35,500 +9.23% 10
Somerset +24 26 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Gloucestershire +5 16 £49,000 +22.50% 3
Devon +9 11 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Wiltshire -17 10 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Cornwall -18 2 £34,000 +41.67% 4
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 113 (85.61%) MySQL
2 108 (81.82%) PHP
3 97 (73.48%) Linux
4 84 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 82 (62.12%) HTML
6 79 (59.85%) CSS
7 74 (56.06%) Apache
8 72 (54.55%) Git (software)
9 59 (44.70%) Web Development
10 50 (37.88%) jQuery
11 43 (32.58%) MVC
12 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (30.30%) OOP
14 37 (28.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (25.00%) Symfony
16 29 (21.97%) WordPress
17 28 (21.21%) CMS
17 28 (21.21%) Docker
18 27 (20.45%) Windows
19 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
19 26 (19.70%) AngularJS
20 25 (18.94%) SQL
21 24 (18.18%) Python
21 24 (18.18%) Laravel
22 23 (17.42%) Puppet
23 21 (15.91%) LEMP Stack
23 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
24 20 (15.15%) Bash Shell
25 19 (14.39%) Web Services
26 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce

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 74 (56.06%) Apache
2 29 (21.97%) WordPress
3 28 (21.21%) CMS
4 17 (12.88%) nginx
5 7 (5.30%) Apache Pig
5 7 (5.30%) Drupal
6 6 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.52%) concrete5
8 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.76%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.09%) GitHub
1 12 (9.09%) SaaS
2 8 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) G Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) Network Security
2 7 (5.30%) Firewall
2 7 (5.30%) SSH
3 6 (4.55%) HTTP
3 6 (4.55%) SSL
3 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.27%) DNS
5 2 (1.52%) SNMP
6 1 (0.76%) Internet
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (85.61%) MySQL
2 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.06%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.30%) Apache Hive
4 7 (5.30%) Big Data
4 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.55%) Redis
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.76%) GIS
10 1 (0.76%) MS Access
10 1 (0.76%) QGIS
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 72 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.64%) Subversion
3 17 (12.88%) JIRA
4 15 (11.36%) Bitbucket
5 12 (9.09%) PHPUnit
6 9 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.82%) Selenium
7 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.55%) Bugzilla
8 6 (4.55%) CodeSonar
8 6 (4.55%) git-flow
8 6 (4.55%) GitLab
8 6 (4.55%) gulp
8 6 (4.55%) Robot Framework
8 6 (4.55%) Trac
9 5 (3.79%) Grunt
10 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.27%) PEAR
10 3 (2.27%) Redmine
10 3 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 12 (9.09%) Retail
2 8 (6.06%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (70.45%) Developer
2 64 (48.48%) PHP Developer
3 38 (28.79%) Web Developer
4 25 (18.94%) PHP Web Developer
5 23 (17.42%) Senior Developer
6 18 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (11.36%) Senior PHP Developer
8 12 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (4.55%) IT Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Lead PHP Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (62.12%) HTML
2 79 (59.85%) CSS
3 50 (37.88%) jQuery
4 37 (28.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 33 (25.00%) Symfony
6 26 (19.70%) AngularJS
7 24 (18.18%) Laravel
8 21 (15.91%) LEMP Stack
9 19 (14.39%) Web Services
10 18 (13.64%) Sass
11 17 (12.88%) HTML5
12 15 (11.36%) Yii
13 14 (10.61%) CSS3
13 14 (10.61%) JSON
14 13 (9.85%) Node.js
14 13 (9.85%) XML
15 12 (9.09%) Ajax
15 12 (9.09%) LESS
16 11 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
16 11 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (12.12%) Fintech
3 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Social Network
4 6 (4.55%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) BBC
7 1 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 97 (73.48%) Linux
2 27 (20.45%) Windows
3 13 (9.85%) CentOS
4 9 (6.82%) Android
4 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.06%) Debian
5 8 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.30%) Unix
7 6 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) Web Development
2 43 (32.58%) MVC
3 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (30.30%) OOP
5 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.12%) Scrum
7 16 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.36%) OO
8 15 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.09%) Kanban
10 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.58%) MVVM
11 10 (7.58%) Open Source
12 9 (6.82%) API Design
12 9 (6.82%) TDD
13 8 (6.06%) DevOps
13 8 (6.06%) ITIL
14 7 (5.30%) API Integration
14 7 (5.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 108 (81.82%) PHP
2 84 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 25 (18.94%) SQL
4 24 (18.18%) Python
5 20 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.09%) C
6 12 (9.09%) Java
6 12 (9.09%) Perl
7 9 (6.82%) C++
8 8 (6.06%) C#
9 6 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.79%) ES6
10 5 (3.79%) VBScript
11 4 (3.03%) Ruby
12 2 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 11 (8.33%) CCNA
2 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.33%) CISSP
2 11 (8.33%) SSCP
3 8 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.55%) LPIC
4 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) GIAC
5 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.79%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (3.79%) MCSE
5 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.79%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (3.79%) SANS
6 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.76%) RHCE
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (21.21%) Docker
2 7 (5.30%) Ceph
2 7 (5.30%) Dovecot
2 7 (5.30%) Postfix
3 6 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Puppet
2 13 (9.85%) Ansible
3 10 (7.58%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.06%) Galera Cluster
5 6 (4.55%) Cacti
5 6 (4.55%) Salt
5 6 (4.55%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.79%) Nagios
7 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.76%) Graylog
8 1 (0.76%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) VMware
3 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.30%) Scality
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (2.27%) hybris
6 3 (2.27%) Zend
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) Google
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle
8 1 (0.76%) IBM