The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 229 220
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1120 1549 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.48% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 3.86% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1443 1320
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP.

Salary trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England -22 1081 £40,000 -1.84% 202
London -60 325 £50,000 - 78
South East -62 179 £42,500 +6.25% 27
North West +47 128 £35,000 - 29
Yorkshire +13 100 £40,000 - 19
West Midlands +8 98 £35,000 +6.06% 16
East Midlands +47 86 £34,000 +4.61% 9
South West +3 82 £36,000 -7.59% 16
Manchester +20 80 £35,875 +2.50% 17
East of England +46 79 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Yorkshire -2 63 £40,000 - 14
Hertfordshire +59 57 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -52 54 £32,500 -4.41% 7
City of London -1 49 £50,000 - 13
Leeds +11 47 £40,000 - 11
Birmingham -2 41 £32,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +31 40 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Nottingham +26 34 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 32 £42,500 +2.40%
Milton Keynes +10 31 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 28 £35,000 - 6
Berkshire +9 24 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Derbyshire - 24 £32,500 - 4
Solihull -7 23 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Derby - 23 £32,500 - 3
North Yorkshire +8 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Scotland +13 19 £46,250 +18.58% 5
Somerset +6 18 £42,500 -0.12% 2
Gloucestershire +5 18 £36,500 -8.75% 5
Leicestershire -5 18 £31,750 +0.79% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1607 (78.31%) PHP
2 1550 (75.54%) MySQL
3 1304 (63.55%) Linux
4 1080 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 1056 (51.46%) HTML
6 1032 (50.29%) CSS
7 898 (43.76%) Apache
8 589 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
9 586 (28.56%) Git (software)
10 582 (28.36%) jQuery
11 494 (24.07%) Web Development
12 473 (23.05%) MVC
13 439 (21.39%) HTML5
14 417 (20.32%) Python
15 393 (19.15%) OOP
16 360 (17.54%) OO
17 359 (17.50%) AngularJS
18 337 (16.42%) DevOps
19 327 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
20 322 (15.69%) Symfony
21 310 (15.11%) E-Commerce
22 309 (15.06%) Software Engineering
23 308 (15.01%) Laravel
24 307 (14.96%) Java
25 302 (14.72%) Bash Shell
26 284 (13.84%) Perl
27 280 (13.65%) SQL
28 277 (13.50%) Zend
29 269 (13.11%) Open Source
30 261 (12.72%) Puppet

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 898 (43.76%) Apache
2 184 (8.97%) nginx
3 163 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 162 (7.89%) WordPress
5 158 (7.70%) Drupal
6 148 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
7 131 (6.38%) CMS
8 103 (5.02%) IIS
9 71 (3.46%) JBoss
10 63 (3.07%) OpenStack
11 55 (2.68%) Apache Spark
12 39 (1.90%) WebSphere
13 38 (1.85%) WebLogic
14 31 (1.51%) Confluence
15 30 (1.46%) Apache Solr
16 28 (1.36%) Apache Pig
17 22 (1.07%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.63%) CloudStack
18 13 (0.63%) Jetty
19 12 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 44 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.15%) MS Office
5 2 (0.097%) HipChat
6 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.049%) GIMP
6 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 106 (5.17%) Magento
2 30 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.24%) Shopify
7 4 (0.19%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.097%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 327 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.63%) SaaS
3 73 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (2.97%) GitHub
6 55 (2.68%) Amazon S3
7 45 (2.19%) PaaS
8 43 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 35 (1.71%) IaaS
11 34 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.97%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.73%) Office 365
15 13 (0.63%) Route 53
16 9 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
18 7 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
18 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 139 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 130 (6.34%) DNS
3 115 (5.60%) Firewall
4 92 (4.48%) Internet
5 78 (3.80%) HTTP
6 54 (2.63%) LDAP
7 50 (2.44%) SSL
8 49 (2.39%) DHCP
8 49 (2.39%) SAN
9 35 (1.71%) SMTP
10 33 (1.61%) SSH
11 30 (1.46%) VoIP
12 29 (1.41%) VPN
12 29 (1.41%) WAN
13 23 (1.12%) NAS
14 22 (1.07%) ATM
15 21 (1.02%) IMAP
15 21 (1.02%) POP3
16 20 (0.97%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1550 (75.54%) MySQL
2 202 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 144 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 136 (6.63%) SQL Server
5 124 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 109 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (4.24%) Redis
8 81 (3.95%) Big Data
9 77 (3.75%) Hadoop
10 55 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.56%) Apache Hive
13 31 (1.51%) MariaDB
14 30 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.88%) Neo4j
17 14 (0.68%) GIS
18 11 (0.54%) HBase
19 9 (0.44%) Data Mining
19 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 586 (28.56%) Git (software)
2 190 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 183 (8.92%) Subversion
4 118 (5.75%) JIRA
5 72 (3.51%) PHPUnit
6 61 (2.97%) gulp
7 54 (2.63%) Vagrant
8 53 (2.58%) Grunt
9 43 (2.10%) GitLab
10 35 (1.71%) Selenium
11 34 (1.66%) Redmine
12 29 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (1.32%) PhantomJS
13 27 (1.32%) webpack
14 26 (1.27%) Travis CI
15 25 (1.22%) Maven
16 21 (1.02%) Mercurial
17 19 (0.93%) JUnit
18 18 (0.88%) TeamCity
19 16 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 177 (8.63%) Finance
2 174 (8.48%) Marketing
3 71 (3.46%) Retail
4 68 (3.31%) Games
5 46 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.00%) Advertising
7 33 (1.61%) Banking
8 25 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.02%) Back Office
10 20 (0.97%) Publishing
11 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.58%) Electronics
13 10 (0.49%) Legal
14 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.44%) Military
15 8 (0.39%) French Language
15 8 (0.39%) German Language
16 5 (0.24%) Law
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1311 (63.89%) Developer
2 963 (46.93%) PHP Developer
3 291 (14.18%) Senior Developer
4 263 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 237 (11.55%) LAMP Developer
6 209 (10.19%) Senior PHP Developer
7 195 (9.50%) Administrator
8 181 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 178 (8.67%) Systems Administrator
10 172 (8.38%) PHP Web Developer
11 166 (8.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 154 (7.50%) MySQL Developer
13 146 (7.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 142 (6.92%) Linux Administrator
15 140 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
16 136 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
17 129 (6.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 127 (6.19%) Lead Developer
19 121 (5.90%) Software Developer
20 110 (5.36%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1056 (51.46%) HTML
2 1032 (50.29%) CSS
3 582 (28.36%) jQuery
4 439 (21.39%) HTML5
5 359 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 322 (15.69%) Symfony
7 308 (15.01%) Laravel
8 259 (12.62%) Web Services
9 214 (10.43%) Node.js
10 209 (10.19%) XML
11 199 (9.70%) CSS3
11 199 (9.70%) LEMP Stack
12 195 (9.50%) Ajax
13 134 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 132 (6.43%) REST
15 131 (6.38%) SOAP
16 122 (5.95%) JSON
17 114 (5.56%) .NET
18 111 (5.41%) Sass
19 105 (5.12%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 115 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
3 83 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.00%) User Experience
5 75 (3.65%) iPad
6 66 (3.22%) Mobile App
7 54 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 42 (2.05%) Fintech
9 30 (1.46%) PKI
10 27 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.27%) Replication
12 22 (1.07%) BBC
13 20 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.97%) Wiki
14 18 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 16 (0.78%) Online Games
16 15 (0.73%) Clustering
17 14 (0.68%) e-Learning
18 13 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
18 13 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1304 (63.55%) Linux
2 234 (11.40%) Windows
3 167 (8.14%) CentOS
4 160 (7.80%) Ubuntu
5 153 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 132 (6.43%) Unix
7 85 (4.14%) Windows Server
8 80 (3.90%) Debian
9 42 (2.05%) Apple iOS
10 39 (1.90%) Android
11 27 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.34%) Fedora
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.29%) SUSE
16 6 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (24.07%) Web Development
3 473 (23.05%) MVC
4 393 (19.15%) OOP
5 360 (17.54%) OO
6 337 (16.42%) DevOps
7 310 (15.11%) E-Commerce
8 309 (15.06%) Software Engineering
9 269 (13.11%) Open Source
10 203 (9.89%) Scrum
11 188 (9.16%) TDD
12 155 (7.55%) Unit Testing
13 150 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (7.12%) OO PHP
15 121 (5.90%) Configuration Management
16 112 (5.46%) SDLC
17 104 (5.07%) Analytics
18 99 (4.82%) Front End Development
19 83 (4.04%) High Availability
20 73 (3.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1607 (78.31%) PHP
2 1080 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 417 (20.32%) Python
4 307 (14.96%) Java
5 302 (14.72%) Bash Shell
6 284 (13.84%) Perl
7 280 (13.65%) SQL
8 163 (7.94%) Ruby
9 86 (4.19%) C#
10 69 (3.36%) C
10 69 (3.36%) C++
10 69 (3.36%) PHP 7
11 65 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 60 (2.92%) PHP 5
14 30 (1.46%) XPath
15 28 (1.36%) R
16 18 (0.88%) Objective-C
17 17 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 218 (10.62%) Degree
2 46 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.83%) CCNA
8 16 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (0.63%) RHCE
10 10 (0.49%) RHCA
11 7 (0.34%) ISEB
11 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.34%) MCSE
12 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.24%) PhD
12 5 (0.24%) SANS
13 4 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (0.19%) GIAC
13 4 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.48%) QA
2 42 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.12%) SLA
5 12 (0.58%) PMO
6 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.19%) GCP
7 3 (0.15%) DICOM
7 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.15%) HL7
7 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.097%) GDPR
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.097%) WCAG
9 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.049%) Section 508
9 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 155 (7.55%) Docker
1 155 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (4.29%) Varnish
3 56 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 48 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 47 (2.29%) vSphere
6 34 (1.66%) Xen
7 33 (1.61%) KVM
8 23 (1.12%) NFS
8 23 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.07%) vCloud
10 20 (0.97%) Squid
11 19 (0.93%) iptables
12 15 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 13 (0.63%) XenServer
14 12 (0.58%) LXC
15 11 (0.54%) Samba
16 10 (0.49%) Postfix
16 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 261 (12.72%) Puppet
2 193 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
3 163 (7.94%) Ansible
4 114 (5.56%) Nagios
5 40 (1.95%) HAProxy
6 39 (1.90%) Salt
7 34 (1.66%) Terraform
8 27 (1.32%) Kubernetes
9 21 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (0.68%) Graphite
10 14 (0.68%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.58%) Check_MK
12 11 (0.54%) Grafana
12 11 (0.54%) logstash
13 10 (0.49%) Cacti
13 10 (0.49%) Cobbler
13 10 (0.49%) Nmap
13 10 (0.49%) WSUS
14 9 (0.44%) cPanel
14 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 277 (13.50%) Zend
2 194 (9.45%) VMware
3 155 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 148 (7.21%) Oracle
5 121 (5.90%) Microsoft
6 43 (2.10%) Google
7 40 (1.95%) Cisco
8 26 (1.27%) NetApp
9 23 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.12%) New Relic
10 22 (1.07%) Citrix
10 22 (1.07%) SaltStack
11 17 (0.83%) Adobe
11 17 (0.83%) Percona
12 16 (0.78%) Apple
12 16 (0.78%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.68%) HP
13 14 (0.68%) Sony
13 14 (0.68%) Sun
14 13 (0.63%) SAP
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aquent
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum +bens+health
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday