Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 203 159
Rank change year-on-year -10 -44 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 130 144 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 1.39% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 3.29% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 123 113 229
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,350 £26,350 £28,700
90th Percentile £57,250 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 4,365 4,380 4,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.59% 42.26% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,735 3,690 4,180
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 20 February 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 +8 52 £30,000 -4.00% 3
Somerset +11 36 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Gloucestershire +17 13 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Bristol -45 12 £37,500 - 11
Devon +15 9 £42,500 +25.93% 9
Wiltshire -13 5 £40,000 - 5
Cornwall -25 1 - -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 120 (92.31%) MySQL
2 110 (84.62%) PHP
3 95 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 94 (72.31%) Linux
5 90 (69.23%) HTML
6 89 (68.46%) CSS
7 76 (58.46%) Git (software)
8 71 (54.62%) Apache
9 62 (47.69%) Web Development
10 57 (43.85%) jQuery
11 50 (38.46%) MVC
12 45 (34.62%) OOP
13 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (27.69%) Windows
15 33 (25.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (21.54%) AngularJS
17 27 (20.77%) E-Commerce
18 26 (20.00%) Web Services
19 24 (18.46%) Degree
19 24 (18.46%) Symfony
20 23 (17.69%) SQL Server
21 22 (16.92%) OO
21 22 (16.92%) Scrum
21 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
21 22 (16.92%) Node.js
22 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
22 21 (16.15%) SQL
23 20 (15.38%) Sass
24 19 (14.62%) Laravel
24 19 (14.62%) SEO

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 71 (54.62%) Apache
2 16 (12.31%) WordPress
3 14 (10.77%) CMS
4 8 (6.15%) nginx
5 7 (5.38%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.54%) concrete5
7 2 (1.54%) JBoss
7 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.77%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.77%) Confluence
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.77%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.69%) GitHub
3 8 (6.15%) SaaS
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.54%) Algolia
5 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.54%) IaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Office 365
5 2 (1.54%) PaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Slack
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) Network Security
2 9 (6.92%) Firewall
3 8 (6.15%) HTTP
4 6 (4.62%) SSL
4 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.08%) DNS
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.77%) LAN
7 1 (0.77%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.77%) SMS
7 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (92.31%) MySQL
2 23 (17.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.69%) Big Data
4 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.15%) Apache Hive
5 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.08%) Redis
8 3 (2.31%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.54%) Riak
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.77%) Flink
10 1 (0.77%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.77%) MS Access
10 1 (0.77%) QGIS
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (58.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.77%) Subversion
3 11 (8.46%) PHPUnit
4 10 (7.69%) JIRA
5 9 (6.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.92%) Bugzilla
5 9 (6.92%) Trac
6 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.15%) Selenium
7 6 (4.62%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.62%) CodeSonar
7 6 (4.62%) git-flow
7 6 (4.62%) Grunt
7 6 (4.62%) PEAR
7 6 (4.62%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.08%) gulp
9 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.77%) Protractor
General
1 5 (3.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (74.62%) Developer
2 79 (60.77%) PHP Developer
3 48 (36.92%) Web Developer
4 46 (35.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.46%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Senior PHP Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Junior
8 9 (6.92%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Junior PHP Developer
9 8 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 8 (6.15%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (69.23%) HTML
2 89 (68.46%) CSS
3 57 (43.85%) jQuery
4 33 (25.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 28 (21.54%) AngularJS
6 26 (20.00%) Web Services
7 24 (18.46%) Symfony
8 22 (16.92%) Node.js
9 20 (15.38%) Sass
10 19 (14.62%) Ajax
10 19 (14.62%) Laravel
11 17 (13.08%) HTML5
11 17 (13.08%) JSON
12 13 (10.00%) LESS
12 13 (10.00%) React
12 13 (10.00%) REST
13 11 (8.46%) CodeIgniter
13 11 (8.46%) CSS3
14 10 (7.69%) .NET
15 9 (6.92%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) User Experience
3 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Fintech
4 8 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.31%) PKI
8 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.77%) BBC
9 1 (0.77%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.31%) Linux
2 36 (27.69%) Windows
3 9 (6.92%) Android
3 9 (6.92%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.38%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.85%) CentOS
6 5 (3.85%) Debian
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.69%) Web Development
2 50 (38.46%) MVC
3 45 (34.62%) OOP
4 42 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.77%) E-Commerce
6 22 (16.92%) OO
6 22 (16.92%) Scrum
6 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 19 (14.62%) SEO
8 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.00%) TDD
10 10 (7.69%) Kanban
10 10 (7.69%) SDLC
11 9 (6.92%) API Design
11 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.15%) Defect Management
12 8 (6.15%) DevOps
12 8 (6.15%) Front End Development
12 8 (6.15%) MVVM
12 8 (6.15%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 110 (84.62%) PHP
2 95 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.15%) SQL
4 15 (11.54%) Python
5 13 (10.00%) Java
6 10 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.69%) C#
7 9 (6.92%) C++
8 8 (6.15%) C
8 8 (6.15%) VBScript
9 7 (5.38%) Perl
9 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.31%) Ruby
11 3 (2.31%) VB
12 2 (1.54%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.54%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.77%) Groovy
13 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 14 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) CCNA
5 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.08%) CISSP
6 4 (3.08%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (3.08%) GIAC
6 4 (3.08%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (3.08%) MCSE
6 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.08%) SANS
6 4 (3.08%) SSCP
7 1 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.77%) RHCE
7 1 (0.77%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Docker
2 6 (4.62%) vSphere
3 2 (1.54%) Ceph
3 2 (1.54%) Dovecot
3 2 (1.54%) Postfix
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.77%) Gluster
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) iptables
4 1 (0.77%) KVM
4 1 (0.77%) NFS
4 1 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Puppet
2 6 (4.62%) Salt
3 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.31%) Ansible
4 3 (2.31%) Galera Cluster
4 3 (2.31%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Graylog
6 1 (0.77%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.77%) Grafana
6 1 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.77%) Kibana
6 1 (0.77%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Zend
3 5 (3.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.08%) Google
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) Facebook
6 2 (1.54%) PayPal
6 2 (1.54%) Scality
6 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) Infobright
7 1 (0.77%) New Relic
7 1 (0.77%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.77%) Qualys
7 1 (0.77%) Splunk