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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 137 103
Rank change year-on-year -12 -34  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 87 97 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.65% 1.86% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 4.73% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 82 97 159
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £49,750 £51,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2358 2049 2565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 44.64% 39.27% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9457 8866 10941
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -23 29 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Gloucestershire +10 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Dorset -16 12 £30,000 -17.24% 4
Wiltshire -14 9 £44,250 +7.27% 2
Somerset -1 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Devon +10 4 £36,250 - 1
Cornwall - 3 - -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 154 (92.22%) PHP
2 136 (81.44%) MySQL
3 114 (68.26%) JavaScript
4 102 (61.08%) HTML
5 96 (57.49%) CSS
6 90 (53.89%) Linux
7 68 (40.72%) Git (software)
8 66 (39.52%) Apache
9 56 (33.53%) Web Development
10 55 (32.93%) jQuery
11 52 (31.14%) Laravel
11 52 (31.14%) MVC
12 48 (28.74%) OOP
13 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (22.75%) HTML5
15 31 (18.56%) XML
15 31 (18.56%) SQL
15 31 (18.56%) AngularJS
16 28 (16.77%) Zend
17 25 (14.97%) Ajax
18 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (13.77%) Finance
19 23 (13.77%) Scrum
20 22 (13.17%) Windows
20 22 (13.17%) Symfony
20 22 (13.17%) RESTful
20 22 (13.17%) Bash Shell
21 21 (12.57%) Subversion
21 21 (12.57%) Linux Command Line
22 20 (11.98%) SDLC

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 66 (39.52%) Apache
2 15 (8.98%) Drupal
3 14 (8.38%) CMS
4 9 (5.39%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.79%) JBoss
6 6 (3.59%) IIS
6 6 (3.59%) nginx
6 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.59%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.99%) WordPress
8 3 (1.80%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.60%) lighttpd
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Magento
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.20%) Shopify
3 2 (1.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) SaaS
2 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.99%) Slack
4 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) Firewall
1 6 (3.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.80%) DHCP
2 3 (1.80%) DNS
2 3 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.80%) VLAN
2 3 (1.80%) VPN
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.60%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (81.44%) MySQL
2 17 (10.18%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.59%) MariaDB
5 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 68 (40.72%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.57%) Subversion
3 10 (5.99%) JIRA
4 8 (4.79%) XMLUnit
5 5 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.99%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.99%) Grunt
5 5 (2.99%) gulp
5 5 (2.99%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Games
3 10 (5.99%) Marketing
4 8 (4.79%) Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (88.62%) Developer
2 97 (58.08%) PHP Developer
3 33 (19.76%) LAMP Developer
4 32 (19.16%) Web Developer
5 31 (18.56%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.98%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (11.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 19 (11.38%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) MySQL Developer
10 9 (5.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Administrator
11 8 (4.79%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (4.19%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Senior LAMP Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Digital Developer
13 6 (3.59%) HTML CSS Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (61.08%) HTML
2 96 (57.49%) CSS
3 55 (32.93%) jQuery
4 52 (31.14%) Laravel
5 38 (22.75%) HTML5
6 31 (18.56%) AngularJS
6 31 (18.56%) XML
7 25 (14.97%) Ajax
8 22 (13.17%) RESTful
8 22 (13.17%) Symfony
9 20 (11.98%) JSON
10 19 (11.38%) REST
11 17 (10.18%) Node.js
12 16 (9.58%) Sass
13 15 (8.98%) XHTML
14 14 (8.38%) Web Services
15 10 (5.99%) .NET
15 10 (5.99%) Backbone.js
15 10 (5.99%) CSS3
15 10 (5.99%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.57%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (10.78%) User Experience
4 9 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.59%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (3.59%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.99%) Replication
7 3 (1.80%) Clustering
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) Xbox
9 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.60%) e-Health
9 1 (0.60%) Kindle
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) mHealth
9 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 90 (53.89%) Linux
2 22 (13.17%) Windows
3 20 (11.98%) Unix
4 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.38%) CentOS
6 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.99%) Debian
8 4 (2.40%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.53%) Web Development
2 52 (31.14%) MVC
3 48 (28.74%) OOP
4 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.77%) Scrum
6 20 (11.98%) SDLC
7 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.18%) OO
8 17 (10.18%) TDD
9 16 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.98%) CRM
10 15 (8.98%) Cross-Browser Development
11 14 (8.38%) DevOps
11 14 (8.38%) OO PHP
11 14 (8.38%) Open Source
12 12 (7.19%) Microservices
13 11 (6.59%) Data Protection
13 11 (6.59%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.99%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (92.22%) PHP
2 114 (68.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.56%) SQL
4 22 (13.17%) Bash Shell
5 16 (9.58%) Python
6 13 (7.78%) Java
7 9 (5.39%) Perl
8 6 (3.59%) C#
9 4 (2.40%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.40%) Ruby
9 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.80%) AWK
10 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.80%) sed
10 3 (1.80%) VBScript
11 2 (1.20%) Jython
11 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) C
12 1 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (2.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) CCNA
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.80%) RHCE
2 3 (1.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Ceph
2 4 (2.40%) Dovecot
2 4 (2.40%) Postfix
3 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.80%) iptables
3 3 (1.80%) KVM
3 3 (1.80%) NFS
3 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) vSphere
3 3 (1.80%) Xen
3 3 (1.80%) XenApp
3 3 (1.80%) XenServer
4 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.20%) Gluster
5 1 (0.60%) Squid
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Puppet
2 7 (4.19%) Ansible
3 6 (3.59%) Nagios
4 5 (2.99%) Check_MK
4 5 (2.99%) Grafana
4 5 (2.99%) Pingdom
5 4 (2.40%) Galera Cluster
5 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.80%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.80%) Graylog
6 3 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.80%) Salt
6 3 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.80%) Terraform
6 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.80%) vMotion
7 2 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Zend
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.79%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle
4 7 (4.19%) VMware
5 6 (3.59%) Adobe
6 5 (2.99%) Google
6 5 (2.99%) Infobright
6 5 (2.99%) New Relic
6 5 (2.99%) PagerDuty
7 4 (2.40%) Scality
8 3 (1.80%) Cisco
8 3 (1.80%) Citrix
8 3 (1.80%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (1.80%) IBM
8 3 (1.80%) NetApp
8 3 (1.80%) Qualys
8 3 (1.80%) Splunk
8 3 (1.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.20%) Nokia
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