Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 189 151
Rank change year-on-year -13 -38 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 134 162 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.30% 1.50% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 3.75% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 128 131 226
South West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £66,875
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 4548 4322 4994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.22% 40.15% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3915 3757 4360
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +15 48 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol -35 33 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Somerset -5 19 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Gloucestershire +3 15 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Wiltshire -4 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Devon +13 6 £54,000 +54.29% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 123 (91.79%) PHP
2 114 (85.07%) MySQL
3 105 (78.36%) JavaScript
4 91 (67.91%) HTML
5 89 (66.42%) CSS
5 89 (66.42%) Linux
6 78 (58.21%) Apache
7 68 (50.75%) Web Development
8 63 (47.01%) Git (software)
9 55 (41.04%) jQuery
9 55 (41.04%) MVC
10 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (26.87%) OOP
12 31 (23.13%) OO
12 31 (23.13%) Windows
12 31 (23.13%) Symfony
13 30 (22.39%) Laravel
13 30 (22.39%) Sass
14 27 (20.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (17.91%) SEO
16 22 (16.42%) LESS
16 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
17 21 (15.67%) HTML5
18 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
19 18 (13.43%) OO PHP
20 17 (12.69%) Greenfield Project
20 17 (12.69%) Zend
20 17 (12.69%) SQL
21 16 (11.94%) Web Services
21 16 (11.94%) Scrum

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 78 (58.21%) Apache
2 13 (9.70%) nginx
3 12 (8.96%) CMS
4 7 (5.22%) WordPress
5 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.99%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.99%) Drupal
6 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.49%) JBoss
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Magento
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (8.96%) GitHub
2 6 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.73%) SaaS
4 4 (2.99%) Algolia
4 4 (2.99%) Slack
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Firewall
1 9 (6.72%) Network Security
2 7 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.73%) DNS
3 5 (3.73%) HTTP
4 4 (2.99%) SSL
4 4 (2.99%) VPN
5 3 (2.24%) DHCP
5 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.75%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (85.07%) MySQL
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.22%) Big Data
6 5 (3.73%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.73%) Redis
7 2 (1.49%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.75%) Flink
8 1 (0.75%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (47.01%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.70%) Subversion
3 9 (6.72%) JIRA
4 7 (5.22%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.48%) Grunt
6 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.73%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.99%) CodeSonar
7 4 (2.99%) git-flow
7 4 (2.99%) gulp
7 4 (2.99%) Robot Framework
7 4 (2.99%) Selenium
8 2 (1.49%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.49%) PEAR
8 2 (1.49%) Trac
8 2 (1.49%) XMLUnit
9 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.96%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Games
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (86.57%) Developer
2 97 (72.39%) PHP Developer
3 50 (37.31%) Web Developer
4 41 (30.60%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (14.93%) Senior Developer
6 19 (14.18%) Senior PHP Developer
7 16 (11.94%) LAMP Developer
8 14 (10.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Junior
10 10 (7.46%) Junior Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Junior PHP Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) OO PHP Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 4 (2.99%) Analyst
14 4 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 4 (2.99%) Junior PHP Web Developer
14 4 (2.99%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (67.91%) HTML
2 89 (66.42%) CSS
3 55 (41.04%) jQuery
4 31 (23.13%) Symfony
5 30 (22.39%) Laravel
5 30 (22.39%) Sass
6 27 (20.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
7 22 (16.42%) LESS
8 21 (15.67%) HTML5
9 16 (11.94%) JSON
9 16 (11.94%) Web Services
10 14 (10.45%) Ajax
10 14 (10.45%) XML
11 13 (9.70%) Node.js
11 13 (9.70%) REST
11 13 (9.70%) RESTful
12 11 (8.21%) CSS3
13 10 (7.46%) SOAP
14 9 (6.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.96%) User Experience
3 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.75%) Animation
7 1 (0.75%) Arduino
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 89 (66.42%) Linux
2 31 (23.13%) Windows
3 11 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.97%) Debian
4 8 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.22%) CentOS
6 6 (4.48%) Android
6 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.24%) Unix
9 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.75%) Web Development
2 55 (41.04%) MVC
3 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (26.87%) OOP
5 31 (23.13%) OO
6 24 (17.91%) SEO
7 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.43%) OO PHP
9 16 (11.94%) Scrum
10 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.96%) TDD
12 10 (7.46%) Kanban
13 9 (6.72%) Analytics
13 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.72%) DevOps
14 8 (5.97%) BDD
14 8 (5.97%) Microservices
15 7 (5.22%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.22%) Open Source
15 7 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 123 (91.79%) PHP
2 105 (78.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.69%) SQL
4 12 (8.96%) Python
5 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.46%) Java
7 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.48%) C++
9 5 (3.73%) C#
10 4 (2.99%) C
10 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) PHP 5
10 4 (2.99%) PHP 7
10 4 (2.99%) Ruby
11 3 (2.24%) AWK
11 3 (2.24%) sed
12 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.99%) CCNA
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.24%) CISSP
4 3 (2.24%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) GIAC
4 3 (2.24%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (2.24%) MCSE
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.24%) SANS
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (2.24%) SSCP
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) RHCE
6 1 (0.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Docker
2 5 (3.73%) vSphere
3 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.99%) NFS
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.75%) Ceph
5 1 (0.75%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.75%) Gluster
5 1 (0.75%) iptables
5 1 (0.75%) KVM
5 1 (0.75%) Postfix
5 1 (0.75%) Samba
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Puppet
2 5 (3.73%) Salt
3 3 (2.24%) Ansible
3 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.24%) vMotion
4 2 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.75%) cPanel
5 1 (0.75%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.75%) Grafana
5 1 (0.75%) Graylog
5 1 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.75%) Kibana
5 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.75%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.75%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Zend
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.72%) Google
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
6 3 (2.24%) Citrix
6 3 (2.24%) IBM
6 3 (2.24%) NetApp
6 3 (2.24%) Symantec
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.75%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.75%) PayPal
8 1 (0.75%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.75%) Qualys
8 1 (0.75%) Scality
8 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow