Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 284 241
Rank change year-on-year -18 -43 -36
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,819 2,088 2,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.18% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 3.01% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,622 1,871 2,687
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,775 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +8.57%

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.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 16 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 18 January 2018. 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 -23 1,735 £42,500 - 308
UK excluding London -15 1,147 £37,500 -6.25% 229
London -42 614 £52,500 -4.55% 95
South East -12 398 £40,000 -11.11% 43
North of England +11 302 £40,000 +14.29% 80
Midlands 0 229 £35,000 -6.67% 38
West Midlands +7 159 £35,000 -6.67% 23
North West -11 148 £40,000 +14.29% 49
Yorkshire +67 147 £42,500 +6.25% 30
South West -30 127 £32,500 -13.33% 35
East Midlands -2 70 £37,500 -5.06% 15
East of England -26 64 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Scotland -50 13 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Wales -6 7 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North East -14 7 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £41,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1,447 (79.55%) PHP
2 1,364 (74.99%) MySQL
3 1,150 (63.22%) Linux
4 1,048 (57.61%) JavaScript
5 943 (51.84%) HTML
6 931 (51.18%) CSS
7 770 (42.33%) Apache
8 641 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
9 602 (33.10%) Git (software)
10 546 (30.02%) Web Development
11 538 (29.58%) MVC
12 511 (28.09%) jQuery
13 384 (21.11%) OOP
14 380 (20.89%) DevOps
15 366 (20.12%) Laravel
15 366 (20.12%) HTML5
16 358 (19.68%) Python
17 347 (19.08%) OO
18 335 (18.42%) E-Commerce
19 331 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
20 320 (17.59%) Symfony
21 305 (16.77%) Zend
22 291 (16.00%) SQL
23 276 (15.17%) Java
24 262 (14.40%) AngularJS
25 261 (14.35%) Scrum
26 254 (13.96%) Windows
27 247 (13.58%) Software Engineering
27 247 (13.58%) LEMP Stack
28 243 (13.36%) 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
1 770 (42.33%) Apache
2 217 (11.93%) nginx
3 195 (10.72%) WordPress
4 162 (8.91%) CMS
5 101 (5.55%) Tomcat
6 90 (4.95%) Drupal
7 79 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (2.86%) IIS
9 42 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 27 (1.48%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.26%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.21%) Apache Pig
13 19 (1.04%) Joomla!
14 18 (0.99%) Jetty
15 16 (0.88%) CloudStack
16 13 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.71%) Confluence
17 11 (0.60%) JBoss
18 9 (0.49%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 24 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.16%) HipChat
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.055%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 129 (7.09%) Magento
2 26 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.27%) Shopify
5 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.055%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 331 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.99%) SaaS
3 87 (4.78%) GitHub
4 75 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 34 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 24 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.10%) OpenShift
11 20 (1.10%) Route 53
12 19 (1.04%) IaaS
13 18 (0.99%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.88%) Office 365
15 13 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.66%) PaaS
16 12 (0.66%) Slack
17 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 123 (6.76%) Firewall
2 85 (4.67%) DNS
3 67 (3.68%) Internet
4 63 (3.46%) TCP/IP
5 46 (2.53%) HTTP
6 45 (2.47%) SSL
7 36 (1.98%) Network Security
8 34 (1.87%) SSH
9 28 (1.54%) VPN
10 27 (1.48%) FTP
11 20 (1.10%) Intranet
12 16 (0.88%) SNMP
12 16 (0.88%) VLAN
13 13 (0.71%) SMPP
14 12 (0.66%) Broadband
15 11 (0.60%) SAN
16 8 (0.44%) LAN
17 7 (0.38%) HTTPS
17 7 (0.38%) WAN
18 6 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,364 (74.99%) MySQL
2 172 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 153 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 132 (7.26%) SQL Server
5 100 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 95 (5.22%) Redis
7 73 (4.01%) Hadoop
8 70 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 55 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 54 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (2.86%) Big Data
11 52 (2.86%) MariaDB
12 30 (1.65%) Apache Hive
13 29 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (1.04%) HBase
16 13 (0.71%) DB2
17 12 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.49%) SQLite
19 8 (0.44%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 602 (33.10%) Git (software)
2 221 (12.15%) Jenkins
3 164 (9.02%) Subversion
4 112 (6.16%) JIRA
5 94 (5.17%) PHPUnit
6 64 (3.52%) Maven
6 64 (3.52%) Vagrant
7 58 (3.19%) Grunt
8 50 (2.75%) gulp
9 44 (2.42%) Selenium
10 43 (2.36%) Bitbucket
11 42 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.87%) Ant
13 33 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 27 (1.48%) JUnit
15 18 (0.99%) jMock
16 13 (0.71%) git-flow
16 13 (0.71%) Hamcrest
16 13 (0.71%) TestNG
16 13 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 157 (8.63%) Finance
2 96 (5.28%) Marketing
3 80 (4.40%) Retail
4 60 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 53 (2.91%) Advertising
6 43 (2.36%) Banking
7 37 (2.03%) Games
8 27 (1.48%) Back Office
8 27 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (0.88%) Law
10 14 (0.77%) Automotive
11 13 (0.71%) Publishing
12 10 (0.55%) Electronics
12 10 (0.55%) Legal
13 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
15 3 (0.16%) Military
16 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,220 (67.07%) Developer
2 910 (50.03%) PHP Developer
3 265 (14.57%) Web Developer
4 251 (13.80%) Senior Developer
5 193 (10.61%) PHP Web Developer
6 178 (9.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 144 (7.92%) Administrator
8 142 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
9 127 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
9 127 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 123 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 123 (6.76%) LAMP Developer
11 111 (6.10%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 88 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 87 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 78 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
15 72 (3.96%) Software Engineer
16 69 (3.79%) Magento Developer
17 68 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 68 (3.74%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 943 (51.84%) HTML
2 931 (51.18%) CSS
3 511 (28.09%) jQuery
4 366 (20.12%) HTML5
4 366 (20.12%) Laravel
5 320 (17.59%) Symfony
6 262 (14.40%) AngularJS
7 247 (13.58%) LEMP Stack
8 243 (13.36%) Web Services
9 232 (12.75%) Node.js
10 216 (11.87%) CSS3
11 179 (9.84%) Ajax
12 161 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 143 (7.86%) REST
14 138 (7.59%) Sass
14 138 (7.59%) XML
15 127 (6.98%) React
16 123 (6.76%) CodeIgniter
17 116 (6.38%) SOAP
18 100 (5.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.38%) Fintech
1 116 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 97 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 95 (5.22%) User Experience
4 91 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 68 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
7 62 (3.41%) Data Centre
8 35 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 34 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 30 (1.65%) BBC
11 28 (1.54%) Replication
12 27 (1.48%) Digital Media
13 17 (0.93%) Clustering
14 15 (0.82%) PKI
15 12 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.66%) Online Games
16 11 (0.60%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1,150 (63.22%) Linux
2 254 (13.96%) Windows
3 161 (8.85%) CentOS
4 119 (6.54%) Unix
5 116 (6.38%) Ubuntu
6 83 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (2.86%) Debian
8 46 (2.53%) Android
9 42 (2.31%) Apple iOS
10 34 (1.87%) Windows Server
11 27 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
14 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.49%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.44%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.33%) SUSE
18 5 (0.27%) AIX
18 5 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (30.02%) Web Development
3 538 (29.58%) MVC
4 384 (21.11%) OOP
5 380 (20.89%) DevOps
6 347 (19.08%) OO
7 335 (18.42%) E-Commerce
8 261 (14.35%) Scrum
9 247 (13.58%) Software Engineering
10 210 (11.54%) TDD
11 189 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
12 172 (9.46%) OO PHP
13 161 (8.85%) Mentoring
14 154 (8.47%) Front End Development
15 153 (8.41%) Open Source
16 133 (7.31%) Unit Testing
17 119 (6.54%) Project Management
18 108 (5.94%) Configuration Management
19 107 (5.88%) BDD
20 98 (5.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,447 (79.55%) PHP
2 1,048 (57.61%) JavaScript
3 358 (19.68%) Python
4 291 (16.00%) SQL
5 276 (15.17%) Java
6 211 (11.60%) Bash Shell
7 188 (10.34%) Ruby
8 157 (8.63%) Perl
9 111 (6.10%) PHP 7
10 96 (5.28%) PHP 5
11 76 (4.18%) C++
12 74 (4.07%) C#
13 52 (2.86%) C
14 47 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 42 (2.31%) Shell Script
16 41 (2.25%) Scala
17 37 (2.03%) Go
18 17 (0.93%) ActionScript
19 13 (0.71%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.60%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 147 (8.08%) Degree
2 60 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.93%) CCNA
3 17 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.82%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.49%) CISSP
8 8 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (0.44%) GIAC
8 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (0.44%) MCSE
8 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (0.44%) SANS
8 8 (0.44%) SSCP
9 5 (0.27%) CCIE
10 4 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.95%) QA
2 23 (1.26%) GCP
3 22 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.44%) SLA
6 3 (0.16%) COBIT
6 3 (0.16%) DICOM
6 3 (0.16%) HL7
7 1 (0.055%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.055%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.055%) WAI
7 1 (0.055%) WCAG
System Software
1 211 (11.60%) Docker
2 66 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.26%) vSphere
5 21 (1.15%) iptables
5 21 (1.15%) Varnish
6 20 (1.10%) KVM
6 20 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.88%) Active Directory
8 13 (0.71%) Samba
9 8 (0.44%) HDFS
9 8 (0.44%) LXC
9 8 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.38%) NFS
10 7 (0.38%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.38%) Xen
11 4 (0.22%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.16%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 221 (12.15%) Puppet
2 184 (10.12%) Ansible
3 160 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (3.85%) Nagios
5 57 (3.13%) Kubernetes
6 43 (2.36%) Terraform
7 34 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 27 (1.48%) Salt
9 25 (1.37%) ZABBIX
10 20 (1.10%) cPanel
10 20 (1.10%) logstash
11 14 (0.77%) Graphite
12 11 (0.60%) Graylog
13 10 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
14 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.38%) vRealize
16 6 (0.33%) Rundeck
16 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
17 5 (0.27%) BladeLogic
17 5 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 305 (16.77%) Zend
2 132 (7.26%) Oracle
3 106 (5.83%) Google
4 96 (5.28%) VMware
5 75 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 69 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 46 (2.53%) Splunk
8 36 (1.98%) Adobe
9 34 (1.87%) Twitter
10 30 (1.65%) SaltStack
11 28 (1.54%) AppDynamics
12 23 (1.26%) WorldPay
13 22 (1.21%) Qualys
14 21 (1.15%) hybris
15 19 (1.04%) Cisco
15 19 (1.04%) Sony
16 18 (0.99%) Apple
17 17 (0.93%) New Relic
18 14 (0.77%) Atlassian
19 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com