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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 229 216
Rank change year-on-year -26 -13  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1100 1455 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.48% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 3.81% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1340 1408
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 35188 38189 41181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.31% 38.77% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29695 33061 35139
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -34 1041 £42,000 -1.17% 209
London -55 345 £55,000 +10.00% 70
South East -61 164 £42,500 - 34
North West +53 142 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Yorkshire -9 100 £40,000 +14.28% 26
West Midlands +18 96 £32,500 +4.83% 17
Manchester +30 91 £42,500 +25.92% 16
South West -11 87 £37,500 - 22
West Yorkshire +17 74 £40,000 - 17
Leeds +6 55 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East of England +11 53 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East Midlands +43 50 £31,875 -20.31% 10
Hampshire -22 49 £40,000 +14.28% 13
City of London -24 44 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire +32 31 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire -18 31 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Gloucestershire +22 28 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Milton Keynes +2 28 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Surrey -9 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Lancashire - 25 £35,000 - 3
Bristol -17 24 £32,500 - 6
Birmingham -1 23 £32,500 - 3
Scotland +16 22 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Solihull +1 21 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Nottinghamshire +21 20 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Cheshire -11 19 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Warwickshire +28 17 £25,500 -37.80% 4
North Yorkshire +4 17 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Harrogate +13 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1685 (79.67%) PHP
2 1606 (75.93%) MySQL
3 1335 (63.12%) Linux
4 1142 (54.00%) JavaScript
5 1096 (51.82%) HTML
6 1061 (50.17%) CSS
7 943 (44.59%) Apache
8 650 (30.73%) Git (software)
9 615 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
10 583 (27.57%) jQuery
11 581 (27.47%) Web Development
12 475 (22.46%) MVC
13 418 (19.76%) HTML5
14 411 (19.43%) Python
15 373 (17.64%) OOP
16 371 (17.54%) DevOps
17 360 (17.02%) AngularJS
17 360 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
18 346 (16.36%) Laravel
19 332 (15.70%) E-Commerce
20 328 (15.51%) OO
21 320 (15.13%) Symfony
22 317 (14.99%) Bash Shell
23 305 (14.42%) SQL
24 290 (13.71%) Software Engineering
24 290 (13.71%) Zend
25 284 (13.43%) Java
26 282 (13.33%) Puppet
27 261 (12.34%) Perl
28 259 (12.25%) Web Services

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
1 943 (44.59%) Apache
2 202 (9.55%) nginx
3 183 (8.65%) Drupal
4 173 (8.18%) WordPress
5 162 (7.66%) CMS
6 155 (7.33%) Tomcat
7 136 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
8 97 (4.59%) IIS
9 71 (3.36%) OpenStack
10 50 (2.36%) JBoss
11 42 (1.99%) Apache Spark
12 31 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 28 (1.32%) WebLogic
14 27 (1.28%) WebSphere
15 22 (1.04%) Confluence
16 21 (0.99%) Jetty
17 20 (0.95%) MS Exchange
18 14 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
20 12 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.095%) HipChat
9 1 (0.047%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 122 (5.77%) Magento
2 30 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.33%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.095%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.095%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 360 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (5.30%) SaaS
3 84 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (3.83%) Amazon S3
5 78 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (3.55%) GitHub
7 48 (2.27%) PaaS
8 46 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 36 (1.70%) IaaS
11 35 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.95%) Google Analytics
14 18 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.76%) Office 365
16 14 (0.66%) Route 53
17 13 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
19 8 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 119 (5.63%) DNS
2 111 (5.25%) Firewall
3 102 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 91 (4.30%) Internet
5 65 (3.07%) HTTP
6 48 (2.27%) SSH
7 47 (2.22%) SAN
8 43 (2.03%) WAN
9 42 (1.99%) VPN
10 39 (1.84%) VoIP
11 33 (1.56%) LAN
12 30 (1.42%) DHCP
13 28 (1.32%) LDAP
13 28 (1.32%) SSL
14 22 (1.04%) iSCSI
15 19 (0.90%) FTP
15 19 (0.90%) HTTPS
16 17 (0.80%) SNMP
17 14 (0.66%) NAS
17 14 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1606 (75.93%) MySQL
2 197 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 142 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 137 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 130 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 118 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (3.74%) Redis
8 70 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
9 62 (2.93%) Big Data
10 55 (2.60%) Hadoop
11 46 (2.17%) MariaDB
12 33 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.76%) Apache Hive
15 16 (0.76%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.66%) Couchbase
17 13 (0.61%) HBase
18 12 (0.57%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 650 (30.73%) Git (software)
2 210 (9.93%) Jenkins
3 184 (8.70%) Subversion
4 97 (4.59%) JIRA
5 65 (3.07%) PHPUnit
6 63 (2.98%) gulp
7 54 (2.55%) Vagrant
8 53 (2.51%) Grunt
9 41 (1.94%) GitLab
10 35 (1.65%) Selenium
11 34 (1.61%) PhantomJS
11 34 (1.61%) webpack
12 32 (1.51%) Maven
13 29 (1.37%) Travis CI
14 25 (1.18%) JUnit
15 24 (1.13%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.04%) JMeter
17 16 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.76%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 196 (9.27%) Marketing
2 167 (7.90%) Finance
3 73 (3.45%) Retail
4 67 (3.17%) Games
5 54 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.17%) Advertising
7 34 (1.61%) Banking
8 31 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.09%) Legal
10 20 (0.95%) Back Office
11 15 (0.71%) Electronics
12 13 (0.61%) Publishing
13 12 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.38%) French Language
14 8 (0.38%) German Language
14 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.28%) Law
16 4 (0.19%) Automotive
17 3 (0.14%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 1416 (66.95%) Developer
2 1029 (48.65%) PHP Developer
3 323 (15.27%) Senior Developer
4 301 (14.23%) Web Developer
5 254 (12.01%) LAMP Developer
6 230 (10.87%) Senior PHP Developer
7 210 (9.93%) PHP Web Developer
8 190 (8.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 182 (8.61%) Administrator
10 175 (8.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 174 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
12 155 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 141 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
13 141 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
14 138 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 130 (6.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 124 (5.86%) Lead Developer
17 123 (5.82%) Software Developer
18 120 (5.67%) HTML Developer
19 118 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1096 (51.82%) HTML
2 1061 (50.17%) CSS
3 583 (27.57%) jQuery
4 418 (19.76%) HTML5
5 360 (17.02%) AngularJS
6 346 (16.36%) Laravel
7 320 (15.13%) Symfony
8 259 (12.25%) Web Services
9 229 (10.83%) LEMP Stack
10 204 (9.65%) Ajax
11 202 (9.55%) XML
12 193 (9.13%) Node.js
13 185 (8.75%) CSS3
14 161 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 142 (6.71%) JSON
16 139 (6.57%) SOAP
17 138 (6.52%) REST
18 126 (5.96%) RESTful
19 115 (5.44%) Sass
20 112 (5.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 139 (6.57%) Linux Command Line
3 133 (6.29%) User Experience
4 92 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (4.35%) iPad
5 84 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.70%) Fintech
7 55 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 48 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 32 (1.51%) Replication
10 23 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.04%) BBC
12 21 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.76%) e-Learning
13 16 (0.76%) Online Games
14 15 (0.71%) PKI
14 15 (0.71%) Social Media
15 13 (0.61%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1335 (63.12%) Linux
2 235 (11.11%) Windows
3 194 (9.17%) CentOS
4 153 (7.23%) Ubuntu
5 131 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 118 (5.58%) Unix
7 95 (4.49%) Debian
8 90 (4.26%) Windows Server
9 57 (2.70%) Android
9 57 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.80%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.61%) Fedora
15 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.33%) VMS
16 5 (0.24%) Solaris
17 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (27.47%) Web Development
3 475 (22.46%) MVC
4 373 (17.64%) OOP
5 371 (17.54%) DevOps
6 332 (15.70%) E-Commerce
7 328 (15.51%) OO
8 290 (13.71%) Software Engineering
9 250 (11.82%) Open Source
10 198 (9.36%) TDD
11 175 (8.27%) Scrum
12 161 (7.61%) Unit Testing
13 159 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
14 135 (6.38%) OO PHP
15 131 (6.19%) Front End Development
16 121 (5.72%) Configuration Management
17 105 (4.96%) SDLC
18 103 (4.87%) Mentoring
19 99 (4.68%) Test Automation
20 93 (4.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1685 (79.67%) PHP
2 1142 (54.00%) JavaScript
3 411 (19.43%) Python
4 317 (14.99%) Bash Shell
5 305 (14.42%) SQL
6 284 (13.43%) Java
7 261 (12.34%) Perl
8 164 (7.75%) Ruby
9 87 (4.11%) PHP 7
10 73 (3.45%) C#
11 63 (2.98%) PowerShell
12 62 (2.93%) Shell Script
13 54 (2.55%) PHP 5
14 49 (2.32%) C++
15 45 (2.13%) C
16 37 (1.75%) XPath
17 24 (1.13%) R
18 16 (0.76%) ES6
19 15 (0.71%) VBScript
20 14 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 190 (8.98%) Degree
2 29 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.71%) CCNA
5 15 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.47%) RHCA
9 8 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.28%) RHCE
11 5 (0.24%) ISEB
11 5 (0.24%) PhD
12 4 (0.19%) CCNP
12 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.14%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.047%) CISA
14 1 (0.047%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.73%) QA
2 42 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.99%) SLA
5 10 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.33%) PMO
6 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.28%) GDPR
8 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.14%) DICOM
9 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) WCAG
10 2 (0.095%) MiFID
11 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.047%) GCP
11 1 (0.047%) Section 508
11 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 199 (9.41%) Docker
2 127 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.45%) Varnish
4 54 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 41 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 39 (1.84%) Xen
7 36 (1.70%) KVM
8 30 (1.42%) vSphere
9 26 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.04%) vCloud
11 21 (0.99%) NFS
12 18 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.80%) iptables
14 16 (0.76%) Squid
15 14 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 14 (0.66%) XenServer
16 13 (0.61%) Samba
17 12 (0.57%) LXC
17 12 (0.57%) VirtualBox
18 11 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 282 (13.33%) Puppet
2 215 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (7.80%) Ansible
4 107 (5.06%) Nagios
5 36 (1.70%) Terraform
6 34 (1.61%) HAProxy
7 32 (1.51%) Kubernetes
8 28 (1.32%) Salt
9 20 (0.95%) Cacti
9 20 (0.95%) Grafana
9 20 (0.95%) Graphite
10 15 (0.71%) Icinga
10 15 (0.71%) ZABBIX
11 14 (0.66%) logstash
12 13 (0.61%) Packer
12 13 (0.61%) SELinux
13 12 (0.57%) Check_MK
14 11 (0.52%) CFEngine
14 11 (0.52%) cPanel
15 10 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 290 (13.71%) Zend
2 173 (8.18%) VMware
3 150 (7.09%) Red Hat
4 116 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 114 (5.39%) Oracle
6 57 (2.70%) Google
7 43 (2.03%) Cisco
8 31 (1.47%) Citrix
9 26 (1.23%) New Relic
10 20 (0.95%) SaltStack
11 17 (0.80%) Adobe
11 17 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 17 (0.80%) Percona
12 16 (0.76%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.66%) Apple
14 13 (0.61%) Facebook
14 13 (0.61%) Palo Alto
14 13 (0.61%) Sencha
14 13 (0.61%) Splunk
15 12 (0.57%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great culture & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Flexitime
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugeley, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday