Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 223 200
Rank change year-on-year +76 -23 -40
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 190 123 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.95% 1.23% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 2.83% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 184 117 113
South West median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,375 £56,250 £59,500
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 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 4,038 4,342 4,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.41% 43.41% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,240 3,724 3,748
South West median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +1.19% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
Bristol +66 64 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Dorset +5 58 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Devon +21 26 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Somerset -2 18 £36,250 +11.54% 8
Gloucestershire +24 15 £45,000 - 4
Wiltshire -7 8 £49,000 +35.17% 1
Cornwall +23 1 £32,500 - 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 176 (92.63%) PHP
2 147 (77.37%) JavaScript
3 140 (73.68%) MySQL
4 125 (65.79%) Linux
5 115 (60.53%) HTML
6 104 (54.74%) Apache
7 101 (53.16%) CSS
8 86 (45.26%) Git (software)
9 81 (42.63%) MVC
10 76 (40.00%) Web Development
11 70 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (28.42%) jQuery
14 51 (26.84%) OOP
15 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (21.05%) Node.js
17 38 (20.00%) Test Automation
18 35 (18.42%) C#
19 33 (17.37%) Greenfield Project
20 32 (16.84%) Python
21 31 (16.32%) REST
22 29 (15.26%) Windows
23 28 (14.74%) Web Services
23 28 (14.74%) Laravel
24 25 (13.16%) Network Security
25 24 (12.63%) Symfony
25 24 (12.63%) Django
25 24 (12.63%) Puppet
25 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
25 24 (12.63%) B2B

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
1 104 (54.74%) Apache
2 22 (11.58%) nginx
3 20 (10.53%) CMS
4 18 (9.47%) WordPress
5 17 (8.95%) eZ Publish
6 10 (5.26%) Apache Pig
7 9 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (4.21%) ColdFusion
9 6 (3.16%) Drupal
10 4 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.58%) Confluence
12 2 (1.05%) IIS
12 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 70 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.95%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (8.95%) Serverless
4 10 (5.26%) SaaS
5 9 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.74%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.53%) Heroku
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) Network Security
2 14 (7.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.79%) Firewall
4 10 (5.26%) HTTP
4 10 (5.26%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (73.68%) MySQL
2 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.37%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.84%) Big Data
5 10 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.68%) phpMyAdmin
7 6 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.11%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.11%) Redis
10 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.05%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.05%) Riak
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 86 (45.26%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.47%) Bitbucket
3 16 (8.42%) JIRA
4 15 (7.89%) Selenium
5 13 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (6.84%) CodeSonar
5 13 (6.84%) git-flow
5 13 (6.84%) Robot Framework
6 6 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.11%) Grunt
7 4 (2.11%) gulp
7 4 (2.11%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.11%) Redmine
8 3 (1.58%) GitLab
9 2 (1.05%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
10 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 14 (7.37%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Retail
2 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (81.58%) Developer
2 103 (54.21%) PHP Developer
3 42 (22.11%) Software Developer
4 41 (21.58%) Web Developer
5 36 (18.95%) LAMP Developer
6 33 (17.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 20 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) E-Commerce Developer
9 12 (6.32%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 12 (6.32%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.74%) React Developer
11 8 (4.21%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
14 5 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (60.53%) HTML
2 101 (53.16%) CSS
3 54 (28.42%) jQuery
4 40 (21.05%) Node.js
5 31 (16.32%) REST
6 28 (14.74%) Laravel
6 28 (14.74%) Web Services
7 24 (12.63%) Django
7 24 (12.63%) Symfony
8 23 (12.11%) LEMP Stack
8 23 (12.11%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (8.95%) .NET
10 17 (8.95%) JSON
10 17 (8.95%) MEAN Stack
11 15 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.89%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.89%) Sass
11 15 (7.89%) SOAP
12 13 (6.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) Fintech
3 4 (2.11%) User Experience
4 3 (1.58%) Cybercrime
4 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 125 (65.79%) Linux
2 29 (15.26%) Windows
3 22 (11.58%) Ubuntu
4 14 (7.37%) Mac OS X
5 13 (6.84%) Android
5 13 (6.84%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.84%) Debian
6 9 (4.74%) Unix
7 2 (1.05%) CentOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.63%) MVC
2 76 (40.00%) Web Development
3 60 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (26.84%) OOP
5 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 24 (12.63%) B2B
8 21 (11.05%) E-Commerce
8 21 (11.05%) Software Engineering
8 21 (11.05%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (10.00%) API Design
9 19 (10.00%) B2C
9 19 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (10.00%) Information Security
9 19 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.95%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 17 (8.95%) Kanban
10 17 (8.95%) Microservices
10 17 (8.95%) Scrum
11 14 (7.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (92.63%) PHP
2 147 (77.37%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.42%) C#
4 32 (16.84%) Python
5 23 (12.11%) SQL
6 18 (9.47%) C
7 15 (7.89%) C++
8 14 (7.37%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.37%) Java
9 13 (6.84%) Objective-C
10 10 (5.26%) PHP 7
10 10 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.11%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) Erlang
12 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) DV Cleared
1 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.32%) CCNA
2 12 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.32%) CISSP
2 12 (6.32%) Degree
2 12 (6.32%) SSCP
3 11 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (5.26%) GIAC
4 10 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
4 10 (5.26%) MCSE
4 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (5.26%) SANS
5 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.11%) Docker
2 13 (6.84%) vSphere
3 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.58%) KVM
4 3 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (12.63%) Puppet
2 13 (6.84%) Salt
3 8 (4.21%) Ansible
4 7 (3.68%) Cacti
4 7 (3.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.05%) Ganeti
5 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.05%) Marathon
5 2 (1.05%) Mesos
5 2 (1.05%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) Grafana
6 1 (0.53%) Icinga
6 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) VMware
3 9 (4.74%) Google
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco
5 6 (3.16%) Zend
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle
6 4 (2.11%) Panasonic
7 2 (1.05%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Aruba
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) New Relic
8 1 (0.53%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat