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 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 236 217
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1108 1493 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.45% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 3.75% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1376 1415
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 34936 39848 41937
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.76% 38.57% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29680 34421 35610
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 £42,500 £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 April 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 April 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 -20 1060 £40,000 -5.88% 167
London -57 330 £52,000 +4.00% 53
South East -66 169 £42,500 +6.25% 33
North West +51 137 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Midlands +25 110 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Yorkshire -13 89 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Manchester +33 81 £42,500 +25.92% 7
South West -9 79 £36,000 -4.00% 12
East Midlands +50 73 £32,500 - 9
East of England +28 65 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Yorkshire -9 61 £40,000 - 19
Leeds 0 49 £40,000 - 14
Hampshire -44 47 £35,000 +2.94% 10
City of London -22 44 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire +53 41 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Birmingham +10 34 £33,750 +3.84% 5
Nottinghamshire +26 31 £37,500 +23.96% 4
Berkshire -5 31 £36,750 -26.50% 7
Solihull +3 29 £36,000 -0.68% 1
Lancashire - 29 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +4 27 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 27 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Nottingham +23 26 £37,500 +23.96% 4
Gloucestershire +21 25 £40,000 - 4
Surrey -1 22 £44,500 -11.00% 6
Scotland +22 21 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Leicestershire -3 20 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Cheshire -3 19 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Derbyshire - 18 £32,500 - 3
Edinburgh +12 17 £50,000 +28.20% 1

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1610 (78.38%) PHP
2 1562 (76.05%) MySQL
3 1314 (63.97%) Linux
4 1084 (52.78%) JavaScript
5 1066 (51.90%) HTML
6 1037 (50.49%) CSS
7 915 (44.55%) Apache
8 619 (30.14%) Git (software)
9 588 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
10 568 (27.65%) jQuery
11 522 (25.41%) Web Development
12 472 (22.98%) MVC
13 429 (20.89%) HTML5
14 424 (20.64%) Python
15 390 (18.99%) OOP
16 361 (17.58%) AngularJS
17 355 (17.28%) DevOps
18 348 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
19 338 (16.46%) OO
20 326 (15.87%) Bash Shell
21 320 (15.58%) Laravel
21 320 (15.58%) E-Commerce
22 312 (15.19%) Symfony
23 304 (14.80%) Software Engineering
24 296 (14.41%) SQL
25 285 (13.88%) Java
26 277 (13.49%) Zend
27 276 (13.44%) Perl
28 273 (13.29%) Puppet
29 260 (12.66%) 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
1 915 (44.55%) Apache
2 193 (9.40%) nginx
3 165 (8.03%) Drupal
4 163 (7.94%) WordPress
5 160 (7.79%) Tomcat
6 142 (6.91%) CMS
7 141 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
8 103 (5.01%) IIS
9 63 (3.07%) OpenStack
10 53 (2.58%) JBoss
11 49 (2.39%) Apache Spark
12 35 (1.70%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.66%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.56%) Confluence
15 31 (1.51%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.97%) MS Exchange
17 19 (0.93%) Apache Pig
17 19 (0.93%) Jetty
18 13 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 12 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.097%) HipChat
6 2 (0.097%) InDesign
7 1 (0.049%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 108 (5.26%) Magento
2 32 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.34%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.097%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 348 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.06%) SaaS
3 78 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (3.46%) GitHub
6 70 (3.41%) Amazon S3
7 46 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (2.14%) PaaS
9 40 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 34 (1.66%) IaaS
11 33 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (1.02%) Google Analytics
13 19 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.68%) Office 365
16 12 (0.58%) Route 53
17 11 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
19 7 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
19 7 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.94%) DNS
2 113 (5.50%) Firewall
3 111 (5.40%) TCP/IP
4 89 (4.33%) Internet
5 67 (3.26%) HTTP
6 51 (2.48%) SAN
7 42 (2.04%) SSH
8 40 (1.95%) WAN
9 37 (1.80%) LDAP
10 36 (1.75%) VPN
11 35 (1.70%) VoIP
12 34 (1.66%) SSL
13 32 (1.56%) DHCP
14 28 (1.36%) LAN
15 25 (1.22%) iSCSI
16 19 (0.93%) NAS
17 18 (0.88%) HTTPS
17 18 (0.88%) SNMP
18 16 (0.78%) FTP
18 16 (0.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1562 (76.05%) MySQL
2 204 (9.93%) MongoDB
3 141 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 137 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 136 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 123 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (3.85%) Redis
8 72 (3.51%) Big Data
9 68 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 63 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
11 43 (2.09%) MariaDB
12 40 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 22 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.88%) Neo4j
17 14 (0.68%) GIS
18 11 (0.54%) Data Mining
18 11 (0.54%) HBase
19 9 (0.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 619 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 203 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 195 (9.49%) Subversion
4 109 (5.31%) JIRA
5 65 (3.16%) PHPUnit
6 62 (3.02%) gulp
7 51 (2.48%) Vagrant
8 50 (2.43%) Grunt
9 41 (2.00%) GitLab
10 35 (1.70%) Selenium
11 33 (1.61%) PhantomJS
11 33 (1.61%) webpack
12 29 (1.41%) Travis CI
13 27 (1.31%) Maven
14 23 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.07%) JUnit
16 20 (0.97%) Redmine
16 20 (0.97%) TeamCity
17 18 (0.88%) JMeter
18 17 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 176 (8.57%) Marketing
2 167 (8.13%) Finance
3 70 (3.41%) Retail
4 67 (3.26%) Games
5 51 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.19%) Advertising
7 33 (1.61%) Banking
8 28 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.97%) Back Office
10 19 (0.93%) Publishing
11 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.68%) Electronics
13 11 (0.54%) Legal
14 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.39%) French Language
15 8 (0.39%) German Language
16 6 (0.29%) Law
16 6 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.19%) Military
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1334 (64.95%) Developer
2 980 (47.71%) PHP Developer
3 311 (15.14%) Senior Developer
4 279 (13.58%) Web Developer
5 239 (11.64%) LAMP Developer
6 224 (10.91%) Senior PHP Developer
7 192 (9.35%) Administrator
8 189 (9.20%) PHP Web Developer
9 188 (9.15%) JavaScript Developer
10 181 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
11 165 (8.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 149 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
12 149 (7.25%) MySQL Developer
13 148 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
14 143 (6.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 138 (6.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 129 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
17 124 (6.04%) Software Developer
18 120 (5.84%) HTML Developer
19 117 (5.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1066 (51.90%) HTML
2 1037 (50.49%) CSS
3 568 (27.65%) jQuery
4 429 (20.89%) HTML5
5 361 (17.58%) AngularJS
6 320 (15.58%) Laravel
7 312 (15.19%) Symfony
8 260 (12.66%) Web Services
9 215 (10.47%) LEMP Stack
10 201 (9.79%) Ajax
11 198 (9.64%) Node.js
12 196 (9.54%) XML
13 193 (9.40%) CSS3
14 155 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 135 (6.57%) REST
16 130 (6.33%) SOAP
17 121 (5.89%) JSON
18 111 (5.40%) .NET
18 111 (5.40%) RESTful
19 110 (5.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 131 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
3 106 (5.16%) User Experience
4 87 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (4.04%) iPad
6 76 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 51 (2.48%) Fintech
8 48 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 46 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.31%) Replication
11 24 (1.17%) BBC
12 21 (1.02%) PKI
13 19 (0.93%) Wiki
14 16 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.78%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.73%) e-Learning
15 15 (0.73%) Online Games
16 14 (0.68%) Social Media
17 13 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1314 (63.97%) Linux
2 237 (11.54%) Windows
3 189 (9.20%) CentOS
4 153 (7.45%) Ubuntu
5 138 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 120 (5.84%) Unix
7 97 (4.72%) Debian
8 92 (4.48%) Windows Server
9 53 (2.58%) Android
9 53 (2.58%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.83%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.39%) Fedora
14 8 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.24%) Solaris
15 5 (0.24%) SUSE
16 4 (0.19%) VMS
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (25.41%) Web Development
3 472 (22.98%) MVC
4 390 (18.99%) OOP
5 355 (17.28%) DevOps
6 338 (16.46%) OO
7 320 (15.58%) E-Commerce
8 304 (14.80%) Software Engineering
9 257 (12.51%) Open Source
10 196 (9.54%) Scrum
11 191 (9.30%) TDD
12 162 (7.89%) Unit Testing
13 152 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
14 134 (6.52%) OO PHP
15 118 (5.74%) Configuration Management
16 117 (5.70%) Front End Development
17 109 (5.31%) SDLC
18 98 (4.77%) Analytics
19 91 (4.43%) Mentoring
20 77 (3.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1610 (78.38%) PHP
2 1084 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 424 (20.64%) Python
4 326 (15.87%) Bash Shell
5 296 (14.41%) SQL
6 285 (13.88%) Java
7 276 (13.44%) Perl
8 166 (8.08%) Ruby
9 86 (4.19%) PHP 7
10 74 (3.60%) Shell Script
11 73 (3.55%) C#
12 64 (3.12%) PowerShell
13 61 (2.97%) PHP 5
14 53 (2.58%) C++
15 46 (2.24%) C
16 36 (1.75%) XPath
17 28 (1.36%) R
18 17 (0.83%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.78%) Objective-C
20 15 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 194 (9.44%) Degree
2 36 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.78%) CCNA
7 15 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (0.49%) RHCA
10 9 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.44%) RHCE
11 6 (0.29%) ISEB
12 5 (0.24%) PhD
13 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.19%) MCSE
14 3 (0.15%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.15%) CCNP
14 3 (0.15%) CISSP
14 3 (0.15%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.72%) QA
2 41 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.12%) SLA
5 12 (0.58%) PMO
6 8 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.19%) GDPR
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.15%) DICOM
8 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.15%) MiFID
9 2 (0.097%) WCAG
10 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.049%) GCP
10 1 (0.049%) Section 508
10 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 174 (8.47%) Docker
2 136 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.75%) Varnish
4 51 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 46 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 40 (1.95%) vSphere
7 38 (1.85%) Xen
8 37 (1.80%) KVM
9 28 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.07%) iptables
10 22 (1.07%) NFS
10 22 (1.07%) vCloud
11 19 (0.93%) Squid
12 17 (0.83%) XenServer
13 16 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.63%) Samba
16 12 (0.58%) LXC
17 11 (0.54%) Snort
18 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 273 (13.29%) Puppet
2 205 (9.98%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (7.69%) Ansible
4 113 (5.50%) Nagios
5 34 (1.66%) HAProxy
6 32 (1.56%) Terraform
7 29 (1.41%) Kubernetes
7 29 (1.41%) Salt
8 16 (0.78%) Cacti
9 14 (0.68%) Check_MK
9 14 (0.68%) Grafana
9 14 (0.68%) Icinga
9 14 (0.68%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.63%) Graphite
11 11 (0.54%) CFEngine
11 11 (0.54%) Packer
11 11 (0.54%) SELinux
11 11 (0.54%) WSUS
12 10 (0.49%) cPanel
12 10 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 277 (13.49%) Zend
2 184 (8.96%) VMware
3 145 (7.06%) Red Hat
4 133 (6.48%) Oracle
5 116 (5.65%) Microsoft
6 53 (2.58%) Google
7 42 (2.04%) Cisco
8 26 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 26 (1.27%) Citrix
9 24 (1.17%) New Relic
10 20 (0.97%) Percona
10 20 (0.97%) SaltStack
11 17 (0.83%) Adobe
11 17 (0.83%) Rackspace
12 15 (0.73%) Apple
13 14 (0.68%) Sony
14 13 (0.63%) Palo Alto
14 13 (0.63%) Twitter
15 12 (0.58%) Facebook
15 12 (0.58%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits + Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working / excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago