Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 186 179
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -51
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 152 152 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.46% 1.47% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 3.31% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 148 148 181
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,375 £48,750 £56,250
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 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 4,347 4,587 4,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.66% 44.21% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,727 3,941 3,711
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 £25,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,350 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +24 49 £40,000 +17.65% 14
Dorset -15 38 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Gloucestershire -5 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Devon +29 17 £35,000 -3.45% 6
Somerset +24 17 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Wiltshire -17 8 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £34,000 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 132 (86.84%) PHP
2 113 (74.34%) MySQL
3 110 (72.37%) Linux
4 99 (65.13%) HTML
5 98 (64.47%) Apache
6 97 (63.82%) JavaScript
7 82 (53.95%) CSS
8 65 (42.76%) Web Development
9 61 (40.13%) Git (software)
10 59 (38.82%) MVC
11 49 (32.24%) jQuery
12 48 (31.58%) Symfony
13 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (25.00%) OOP
16 32 (21.05%) AngularJS
17 31 (20.39%) Puppet
17 31 (20.39%) Windows
17 31 (20.39%) Docker
18 30 (19.74%) Sass
19 29 (19.08%) Python
20 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
20 26 (17.11%) Bitbucket
20 26 (17.11%) HTML5
21 25 (16.45%) Bash Shell
22 24 (15.79%) Laravel
23 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
24 21 (13.82%) CCNA
24 21 (13.82%) CISSP

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 (64.47%) Apache
2 21 (13.82%) CMS
3 20 (13.16%) WordPress
4 18 (11.84%) nginx
5 12 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (6.58%) Apache Pig
7 8 (5.26%) Drupal
8 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.32%) concrete5
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.89%) GitHub
3 9 (5.92%) SaaS
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.95%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.66%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.66%) G Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.58%) Firewall
2 10 (6.58%) HTTP
2 10 (6.58%) SSL
3 9 (5.92%) Network Security
4 7 (4.61%) SSH
5 4 (2.63%) DNS
6 2 (1.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.66%) Internet
7 1 (0.66%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.66%) SMS
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (74.34%) MySQL
2 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.24%) Hadoop
3 11 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.58%) Apache Hive
4 10 (6.58%) Big Data
4 10 (6.58%) Redis
5 6 (3.95%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (40.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.11%) Bitbucket
3 20 (13.16%) JIRA
3 20 (13.16%) PHPUnit
4 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.55%) Selenium
4 13 (8.55%) Subversion
5 10 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (6.58%) CodeSonar
5 10 (6.58%) git-flow
5 10 (6.58%) Robot Framework
6 7 (4.61%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.61%) GitLab
6 7 (4.61%) gulp
7 5 (3.29%) Grunt
8 3 (1.97%) Redmine
8 3 (1.97%) webpack
9 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.66%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (13.16%) Retail
2 9 (5.92%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Local Government
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (73.68%) Developer
2 70 (46.05%) PHP Developer
3 36 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 28 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 21 (13.82%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (11.84%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) LAMP Developer
7 13 (8.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.24%) IT Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Java Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (4.61%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (65.13%) HTML
2 82 (53.95%) CSS
3 49 (32.24%) jQuery
4 48 (31.58%) Symfony
5 41 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 32 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 30 (19.74%) Sass
8 26 (17.11%) HTML5
9 24 (15.79%) Laravel
10 19 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
10 19 (12.50%) Yii
11 16 (10.53%) CSS3
11 16 (10.53%) LESS
12 15 (9.87%) Web Services
12 15 (9.87%) XML
13 13 (8.55%) Django
14 12 (7.89%) RESTful
14 12 (7.89%) SOAP
15 11 (7.24%) JSON
15 11 (7.24%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.92%) Fintech
2 9 (5.92%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.92%) Social Network
3 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) User Experience
5 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 110 (72.37%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) Windows
3 15 (9.87%) CentOS
3 15 (9.87%) Ubuntu
4 12 (7.89%) Android
4 12 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.24%) Unix
6 10 (6.58%) Mac OS X
7 7 (4.61%) Debian
8 3 (1.97%) Fedora
8 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.76%) Web Development
2 59 (38.82%) MVC
3 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (25.00%) OOP
6 21 (13.82%) OO
7 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 19 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.53%) Kanban
10 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.89%) ITIL
10 12 (7.89%) Open Source
10 12 (7.89%) Scrum
11 11 (7.24%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (7.24%) Server Virtualisation
12 10 (6.58%) API Design
12 10 (6.58%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (86.84%) PHP
2 97 (63.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.08%) Python
4 25 (16.45%) Bash Shell
5 19 (12.50%) Java
6 18 (11.84%) SQL
7 17 (11.18%) C#
8 15 (9.87%) C
9 13 (8.55%) C++
10 10 (6.58%) Objective-C
10 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.92%) Perl
12 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.29%) ES6
14 3 (1.97%) Ruby
15 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) CCNA
1 21 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (13.82%) CISSP
1 21 (13.82%) SSCP
2 11 (7.24%) LPIC
3 10 (6.58%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (6.58%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) GIAC
3 10 (6.58%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (6.58%) MCSE
3 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.58%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (6.58%) SANS
3 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) RHCE
6 1 (0.66%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 31 (20.39%) Docker
2 10 (6.58%) vSphere
3 6 (3.95%) Ceph
3 6 (3.95%) Dovecot
3 6 (3.95%) Postfix
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 31 (20.39%) Puppet
2 15 (9.87%) Ansible
3 11 (7.24%) Cacti
3 11 (7.24%) ZABBIX
4 10 (6.58%) Salt
5 7 (4.61%) Nagios
6 6 (3.95%) Galera Cluster
6 6 (3.95%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.97%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.89%) Zend
4 11 (7.24%) Cisco
4 11 (7.24%) VMware
5 7 (4.61%) Google
6 6 (3.95%) hybris
6 6 (3.95%) Scality
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (0.66%) Atlassian