LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK

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 6 months to 23 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 643 765 613
Rank change year-on-year +122 -152 -140
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 178 271 611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.77% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 167 230 459
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +17.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £93,875 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,426 35,360 53,770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 23.58% 31.77% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,378 21,626 31,154
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,163 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.89% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £81,000 £87,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP.

Salary trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 15 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 6 months to 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +145 175 £50,000 -9.09% 34
UK excluding London +66 137 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Work from Home +56 93 £52,500 -8.70% 18
South West +47 57 £45,000 - 4
London +168 41 £52,501 -19.23% 17
North of England +92 22 £40,144 -10.79% 2
South East +67 22 £42,750 +10.32% 9
East of England +17 19 £60,000 -29.41%
North West +59 15 £40,144 -10.79% 1
Midlands +51 14 £52,500 +27.27% 3
East Midlands +19 12 £52,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire +94 7 £36,250 -17.61% 1
West Midlands +43 2 - - 3
Scotland - 2 £65,000 -
Wales +11 1 £50,000 +11.11%

LAMP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (24.72%) Apache
2 24 (13.48%) WordPress
3 17 (9.55%) Drupal
4 14 (7.87%) IIS
5 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Exchange
6 9 (5.06%) nginx
6 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.37%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.69%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.12%) Confluence
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.56%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 56 (31.46%) AWS
2 17 (9.55%) Azure
3 13 (7.30%) SaaS
4 9 (5.06%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (5.06%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.25%) GCP
5 4 (2.25%) GitHub
6 3 (1.69%) Datadog
6 3 (1.69%) PaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.12%) Cloudflare
7 2 (1.12%) Entra ID
7 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.12%) OpenDNS
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) WhatsApp
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Firewall
2 15 (8.43%) DNS
3 14 (7.87%) SAN
4 12 (6.74%) NAS
4 12 (6.74%) VPN
5 11 (6.18%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.06%) Wireless
7 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.81%) VLAN
8 3 (1.69%) FTP
8 3 (1.69%) SMTP
9 2 (1.12%) DHCP
9 2 (1.12%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.12%) HTTP
9 2 (1.12%) OSPF
9 2 (1.12%) RIP
9 2 (1.12%) VRRP
9 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (64.61%) MySQL
2 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.37%) Big Data
4 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.81%) Redis
5 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) phpMyAdmin
6 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (22.47%) Git
2 9 (5.06%) JIRA
2 9 (5.06%) Subversion
3 3 (1.69%) GitLab
4 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.12%) git-flow
4 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (11.24%) Retail
2 15 (8.43%) Social Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.49%) Finance
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 4 (2.25%) Tech for Good
7 3 (1.69%) Health Technology
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) German Language
8 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (52.81%) Developer
2 41 (23.03%) PHP Developer
3 35 (19.66%) Web Developer
4 32 (17.98%) Software Engineer
5 31 (17.42%) PHP Software Engineer
6 30 (16.85%) Senior
7 26 (14.61%) Senior Developer
8 20 (11.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (7.30%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Lead
11 10 (5.62%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Backend Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Drupal Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
14 6 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.31%) Laravel
2 81 (45.51%) HTML
3 80 (44.94%) CSS
4 47 (26.40%) jQuery
5 43 (24.16%) Web Services
6 40 (22.47%) Symfony
7 29 (16.29%) RESTful
8 24 (13.48%) Vue
9 17 (9.55%) HTML5
10 13 (7.30%) REST
11 11 (6.18%) LEMP Stack
12 10 (5.62%) SOAP
13 9 (5.06%) React
14 7 (3.93%) Sass
15 6 (3.37%) JSON
15 6 (3.37%) Node.js
15 6 (3.37%) SVG
16 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
16 5 (2.81%) Doctrine
16 5 (2.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Replication
2 10 (5.62%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.37%) Animation
3 6 (3.37%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (3.37%) Video Editing
4 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.12%) Onboarding
7 2 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (1.12%) Product Ownership
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.64%) Linux
2 19 (10.67%) Windows
3 15 (8.43%) Ubuntu
4 11 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.06%) VMS
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (3.93%) CentOS
7 5 (2.81%) Android
7 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.81%) Unix
8 4 (2.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Rocky
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.75%) OOP
2 84 (47.19%) MVC
3 38 (21.35%) Software Engineering
3 38 (21.35%) Web Development
4 34 (19.10%) E-Commerce
5 26 (14.61%) CRM
6 24 (13.48%) Full Stack Development
7 21 (11.80%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.55%) Agile
9 15 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.43%) TDD
10 13 (7.30%) Performance Optimisation
11 12 (6.74%) Fintech
12 11 (6.18%) API Development
12 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.62%) OO
14 9 (5.06%) DevOps
14 9 (5.06%) Project Management
15 7 (3.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (85.39%) PHP
2 84 (47.19%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.85%) Python
4 17 (9.55%) SQL
5 15 (8.43%) Java
6 12 (6.74%) Bash
7 10 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.37%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.25%) CFML
9 4 (2.25%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) C#
10 2 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) Docker
2 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.06%) vSphere
4 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (1.12%) pfSense
6 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) etcd
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) Ansible
2 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (5.06%) SCCM
3 8 (4.49%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.49%) Puppet
4 5 (2.81%) cPanel
4 5 (2.81%) Terraform
5 3 (1.69%) Grafana
5 3 (1.69%) Plesk
6 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.12%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.56%) Cacti
7 1 (0.56%) Consul
7 1 (0.56%) Icinga
7 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) VMware
3 11 (6.18%) Aruba
3 11 (6.18%) Veeam
4 9 (5.06%) Palo Alto
4 9 (5.06%) ProCurve
4 9 (5.06%) Synology
4 9 (5.06%) Zerto
5 7 (3.93%) Adobe
5 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle
7 3 (1.69%) Google
8 2 (1.12%) Acronis
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) ESRI
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.12%) Sophos
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas