Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 235 219
Rank change year-on-year -38 -16 -41
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2145 2948 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.74% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2773 2903
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 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 71612 78764 83849
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.45% 38.81% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60113 68206 71363
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 17 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 20 July 2017. 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
England -49 2015 £42,500 - 166
UK excluding London -20 1357 £37,500 - 118
London -65 714 £54,000 +2.86% 49
North of England +35 418 £40,000 +14.29% 23
South East -107 312 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Midlands +34 289 £32,500 - 24
North West +50 228 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Yorkshire +16 185 £40,000 +14.29% 11
West Midlands -1 169 £35,000 +11.11% 14
South West -9 165 £36,000 -4.00% 15
East Midlands +58 120 £32,500 -13.33% 10
East of England +2 115 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Scotland +12 48 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Wales -5 8 £52,163 +30.41%
North East +13 5 £38,000 +32.17%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -5 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1720 (80.19%) PHP
2 1645 (76.69%) MySQL
3 1355 (63.17%) Linux
4 1171 (54.59%) JavaScript
5 1113 (51.89%) HTML
6 1078 (50.26%) CSS
7 968 (45.13%) Apache
8 760 (35.43%) Git (software)
9 616 (28.72%) jQuery
10 609 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
11 585 (27.27%) Web Development
12 520 (24.24%) MVC
13 430 (20.05%) HTML5
14 429 (20.00%) DevOps
15 394 (18.37%) Laravel
16 391 (18.23%) Python
17 381 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
18 374 (17.44%) OOP
19 362 (16.88%) OO
20 357 (16.64%) Bash Shell
21 346 (16.13%) Symfony
22 345 (16.08%) AngularJS
23 338 (15.76%) Puppet
24 322 (15.01%) SQL
25 311 (14.50%) Zend
26 310 (14.45%) E-Commerce
27 297 (13.85%) LEMP Stack
28 284 (13.24%) Web Services
29 280 (13.05%) Windows
30 274 (12.77%) Docker

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
1 968 (45.13%) Apache
2 252 (11.75%) nginx
3 202 (9.42%) Drupal
4 194 (9.04%) CMS
5 191 (8.90%) WordPress
6 150 (6.99%) Tomcat
7 123 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
8 98 (4.57%) IIS
9 87 (4.06%) OpenStack
10 46 (2.14%) JBoss
11 32 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.12%) Apache Solr
13 22 (1.03%) MS Exchange
13 22 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.93%) Jetty
15 19 (0.89%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.89%) CloudStack
16 18 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
17 16 (0.75%) Confluence
18 14 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.28%) InDesign
6 3 (0.14%) HipChat
7 2 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) GIMP
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 128 (5.97%) Magento
2 24 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.33%) Shopify
6 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.14%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.093%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.047%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 381 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (5.31%) SaaS
3 105 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (4.20%) Amazon S3
5 89 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
6 78 (3.64%) GitHub
7 44 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 38 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (1.72%) PaaS
11 35 (1.63%) IaaS
12 21 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.89%) Office 365
14 17 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.79%) Google Analytics
15 16 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
15 16 (0.75%) Route 53
16 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 7 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 142 (6.62%) DNS
2 138 (6.43%) Firewall
3 121 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 83 (3.87%) Internet
5 68 (3.17%) HTTP
6 62 (2.89%) SSH
7 61 (2.84%) VPN
8 54 (2.52%) SAN
9 49 (2.28%) WAN
10 44 (2.05%) DHCP
11 42 (1.96%) LAN
11 42 (1.96%) VoIP
12 34 (1.59%) iSCSI
12 34 (1.59%) SSL
13 32 (1.49%) SMTP
14 28 (1.31%) LDAP
15 27 (1.26%) VLAN
16 25 (1.17%) HTTPS
16 25 (1.17%) SNMP
17 20 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1645 (76.69%) MySQL
2 178 (8.30%) MongoDB
3 154 (7.18%) SQL Server
4 135 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
5 131 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 95 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 79 (3.68%) Redis
8 78 (3.64%) MariaDB
9 76 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
10 44 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 35 (1.63%) Big Data
12 29 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.65%) Couchbase
14 14 (0.65%) InfluxDB
15 12 (0.56%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.56%) HBase
15 12 (0.56%) SQLite
16 11 (0.51%) MemSQL
17 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 760 (35.43%) Git (software)
2 263 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 202 (9.42%) Subversion
4 118 (5.50%) JIRA
5 102 (4.76%) gulp
6 101 (4.71%) PHPUnit
7 67 (3.12%) Grunt
7 67 (3.12%) Vagrant
8 51 (2.38%) Selenium
9 39 (1.82%) webpack
10 38 (1.77%) GitLab
11 37 (1.72%) Maven
11 37 (1.72%) PhantomJS
12 36 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 27 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (1.26%) JMeter
14 25 (1.17%) JUnit
15 23 (1.07%) Bitbucket
16 21 (0.98%) Bower
17 20 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 215 (10.02%) Marketing
2 180 (8.39%) Finance
3 77 (3.59%) Games
4 56 (2.61%) Advertising
5 55 (2.56%) Retail
6 49 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.14%) Banking
8 26 (1.21%) Back Office
9 24 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.03%) Legal
11 17 (0.79%) Electronics
12 13 (0.61%) Automotive
13 12 (0.56%) Publishing
14 10 (0.47%) Law
15 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.14%) French Language
18 2 (0.093%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1462 (68.16%) Developer
2 1047 (48.81%) PHP Developer
3 316 (14.73%) Senior Developer
4 292 (13.61%) Web Developer
5 227 (10.58%) LAMP Developer
6 224 (10.44%) Senior PHP Developer
7 196 (9.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 195 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
9 186 (8.67%) Administrator
10 178 (8.30%) Systems Administrator
11 166 (7.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 161 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 149 (6.95%) Linux Administrator
14 145 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 139 (6.48%) MySQL Developer
16 127 (5.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 126 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
18 125 (5.83%) HTML Developer
19 116 (5.41%) Lead Developer
20 114 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1113 (51.89%) HTML
2 1078 (50.26%) CSS
3 616 (28.72%) jQuery
4 430 (20.05%) HTML5
5 394 (18.37%) Laravel
6 346 (16.13%) Symfony
7 345 (16.08%) AngularJS
8 297 (13.85%) LEMP Stack
9 284 (13.24%) Web Services
10 232 (10.82%) CSS3
11 209 (9.74%) XML
12 193 (9.00%) Ajax
12 193 (9.00%) Node.js
13 174 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 165 (7.69%) RESTful
14 165 (7.69%) SOAP
15 154 (7.18%) REST
16 149 (6.95%) React
17 147 (6.85%) Sass
18 140 (6.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 151 (7.04%) User Experience
3 129 (6.01%) Linux Command Line
4 121 (5.64%) Mobile App
5 106 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (3.78%) iPad
7 61 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (2.66%) Fintech
9 54 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 35 (1.63%) Replication
11 28 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 20 (0.93%) Clustering
14 19 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 18 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.75%) BBC
16 16 (0.75%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.75%) Online Games
17 14 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1355 (63.17%) Linux
2 280 (13.05%) Windows
3 209 (9.74%) CentOS
4 159 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 139 (6.48%) Unix
6 124 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 110 (5.13%) Debian
8 86 (4.01%) Windows Server
9 83 (3.87%) Android
10 79 (3.68%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.98%) Fedora
15 9 (0.42%) VMS
16 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.28%) Solaris
17 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (27.27%) Web Development
3 520 (24.24%) MVC
4 429 (20.00%) DevOps
5 374 (17.44%) OOP
6 362 (16.88%) OO
7 310 (14.45%) E-Commerce
8 242 (11.28%) Software Engineering
9 225 (10.49%) Open Source
10 215 (10.02%) TDD
11 191 (8.90%) Scrum
12 189 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
13 156 (7.27%) Front End Development
14 155 (7.23%) Unit Testing
15 143 (6.67%) Configuration Management
16 141 (6.57%) Mentoring
17 137 (6.39%) OO PHP
18 93 (4.34%) Microservices
19 92 (4.29%) BDD
20 91 (4.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1720 (80.19%) PHP
2 1171 (54.59%) JavaScript
3 391 (18.23%) Python
4 357 (16.64%) Bash Shell
5 322 (15.01%) SQL
6 273 (12.73%) Java
7 256 (11.93%) Perl
8 202 (9.42%) Ruby
9 89 (4.15%) PHP 7
10 77 (3.59%) PHP 5
11 72 (3.36%) Shell Script
12 66 (3.08%) C#
13 61 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 42 (1.96%) C++
15 38 (1.77%) C
16 37 (1.72%) XPath
17 31 (1.45%) ES6
18 17 (0.79%) AWK
18 17 (0.79%) sed
19 14 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 176 (8.21%) Degree
2 92 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.42%) CCNA
7 8 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.37%) RHCE
7 8 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.28%) RHCA
10 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.23%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.14%) CCNP
12 3 (0.14%) ISEB
12 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.43%) QA
2 37 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.03%) SLA
5 17 (0.79%) GCP
6 10 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.37%) GDPR
9 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.14%) DICOM
10 3 (0.14%) HL7
11 2 (0.093%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.093%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.093%) WCAG
12 1 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.047%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.047%) Section 508
System Software
1 274 (12.77%) Docker
2 122 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.80%) Varnish
4 54 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 47 (2.19%) Xen
6 40 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (1.72%) KVM
8 34 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 34 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.21%) NFS
10 25 (1.17%) vSphere
11 24 (1.12%) Samba
12 23 (1.07%) XenServer
13 19 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.79%) iptables
14 17 (0.79%) Postfix
15 15 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.51%) Snort
16 11 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 338 (15.76%) Puppet
2 251 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (8.86%) Ansible
4 120 (5.59%) Nagios
5 41 (1.91%) HAProxy
6 40 (1.86%) Kubernetes
7 39 (1.82%) Terraform
8 36 (1.68%) Salt
9 28 (1.31%) Graphite
10 26 (1.21%) Cacti
10 26 (1.21%) logstash
11 22 (1.03%) ZABBIX
12 21 (0.98%) Grafana
12 21 (0.98%) Icinga
13 20 (0.93%) cPanel
14 19 (0.89%) SELinux
15 14 (0.65%) Packer
16 13 (0.61%) CFEngine
16 13 (0.61%) Cobbler
17 11 (0.51%) Munin
Vendors
1 311 (14.50%) Zend
2 169 (7.88%) VMware
3 167 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 98 (4.57%) Microsoft
5 97 (4.52%) Oracle
6 76 (3.54%) Google
7 37 (1.72%) Cisco
8 34 (1.59%) Citrix
9 28 (1.31%) SaltStack
10 24 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 21 (0.98%) Sencha
12 20 (0.93%) New Relic
13 18 (0.84%) IBM
14 16 (0.75%) Adobe
15 14 (0.65%) Facebook
15 14 (0.65%) HP
15 14 (0.65%) Palo Alto
16 13 (0.61%) Apple
16 13 (0.61%) Dell
16 13 (0.61%) NetApp
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
ToucanTech
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago