Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 239 222
Rank change year-on-year -43 -17 -44
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2137 2931 3377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 3.74% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 2757 2908
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 £37,960 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.21% +1.23% +7.14%

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 71902 78471 84381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.51% 38.79% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 60208 67994 71837
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,346 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.79% +3.37% -

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 24 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 24 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 -55 2013 £42,250 -0.59% 148
UK excluding London -33 1345 £37,500 -1.21% 105
London -65 722 £53,500 +1.90% 46
North of England +29 413 £40,000 +14.29% 23
South East -109 310 £42,500 +4.94% 41
Midlands +47 289 £32,500 - 18
North West +47 224 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Yorkshire +9 184 £40,000 +14.29% 12
West Midlands +13 171 £35,000 +11.11% 9
South West -5 165 £36,000 -4.00% 13
East Midlands +50 118 £32,500 -13.33% 9
East of England -11 111 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Scotland +20 47 £39,000 +11.43% 3
Wales -3 8 £52,163 +30.41%
North East +9 5 £38,000 +32.17%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -2 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 1723 (80.63%) PHP
2 1640 (76.74%) MySQL
3 1346 (62.99%) Linux
4 1169 (54.70%) JavaScript
5 1109 (51.90%) HTML
6 1073 (50.21%) CSS
7 964 (45.11%) Apache
8 759 (35.52%) Git (software)
9 620 (29.01%) jQuery
10 605 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
11 588 (27.52%) Web Development
12 522 (24.43%) MVC
13 429 (20.07%) DevOps
14 425 (19.89%) HTML5
15 394 (18.44%) Laravel
16 382 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
16 382 (17.88%) Python
17 373 (17.45%) OOP
18 364 (17.03%) OO
19 349 (16.33%) Bash Shell
20 348 (16.28%) Symfony
21 340 (15.91%) AngularJS
22 335 (15.68%) Puppet
23 321 (15.02%) SQL
24 310 (14.51%) Zend
25 305 (14.27%) E-Commerce
26 298 (13.94%) LEMP Stack
27 282 (13.20%) Web Services
28 280 (13.10%) Docker
29 276 (12.92%) Windows

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
1 964 (45.11%) Apache
2 254 (11.89%) nginx
3 203 (9.50%) Drupal
4 196 (9.17%) CMS
5 193 (9.03%) WordPress
6 147 (6.88%) Tomcat
7 122 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
8 96 (4.49%) IIS
9 85 (3.98%) OpenStack
10 46 (2.15%) JBoss
11 30 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.12%) Apache Solr
13 23 (1.08%) MS Exchange
14 21 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.94%) Jetty
16 19 (0.89%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.89%) CloudStack
17 17 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.66%) Confluence
18 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (1.68%) 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 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) GIMP
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 128 (5.99%) Magento
2 22 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.33%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.094%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.094%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.047%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 382 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.19%) SaaS
3 106 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 91 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 90 (4.21%) Amazon S3
6 79 (3.70%) GitHub
7 44 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (1.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 40 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (1.73%) PaaS
11 35 (1.64%) IaaS
12 22 (1.03%) Office 365
13 21 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.75%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.75%) Route 53
15 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 138 (6.46%) DNS
1 138 (6.46%) Firewall
2 120 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 81 (3.79%) Internet
4 66 (3.09%) HTTP
5 64 (2.99%) SSH
6 60 (2.81%) VPN
7 53 (2.48%) SAN
8 48 (2.25%) WAN
9 43 (2.01%) DHCP
10 42 (1.97%) LAN
11 41 (1.92%) VoIP
12 34 (1.59%) SSL
13 33 (1.54%) iSCSI
14 32 (1.50%) SMTP
15 27 (1.26%) LDAP
15 27 (1.26%) VLAN
16 25 (1.17%) SNMP
17 24 (1.12%) HTTPS
18 20 (0.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1640 (76.74%) MySQL
2 178 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 152 (7.11%) SQL Server
4 134 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
5 132 (6.18%) NoSQL
6 96 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 80 (3.74%) Redis
8 77 (3.60%) MariaDB
9 76 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
10 44 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 35 (1.64%) Big Data
12 29 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.66%) Couchbase
14 14 (0.66%) InfluxDB
15 12 (0.56%) HBase
15 12 (0.56%) SQLite
16 11 (0.51%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.51%) MemSQL
17 8 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 759 (35.52%) Git (software)
2 264 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 203 (9.50%) Subversion
4 117 (5.47%) JIRA
5 104 (4.87%) gulp
6 100 (4.68%) PHPUnit
7 67 (3.14%) Grunt
8 64 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 51 (2.39%) Selenium
10 39 (1.82%) webpack
11 37 (1.73%) GitLab
11 37 (1.73%) Maven
11 37 (1.73%) PhantomJS
12 36 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (1.22%) JMeter
14 24 (1.12%) JUnit
15 22 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 22 (1.03%) Bower
16 20 (0.94%) Travis CI
General
1 213 (9.97%) Marketing
2 181 (8.47%) Finance
3 76 (3.56%) Games
4 58 (2.71%) Advertising
5 56 (2.62%) Retail
6 50 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.15%) Banking
8 27 (1.26%) Back Office
9 24 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.03%) Legal
11 17 (0.80%) Electronics
12 15 (0.70%) Automotive
13 12 (0.56%) Publishing
14 10 (0.47%) Law
15 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.14%) French Language
19 2 (0.094%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1468 (68.69%) Developer
2 1054 (49.32%) PHP Developer
3 309 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 294 (13.76%) Web Developer
5 226 (10.58%) LAMP Developer
6 219 (10.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 197 (9.22%) PHP Web Developer
8 193 (9.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 182 (8.52%) Administrator
10 174 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
11 168 (7.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 160 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 147 (6.88%) Linux Administrator
14 143 (6.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 138 (6.46%) MySQL Developer
16 126 (5.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 125 (5.85%) HTML Developer
18 122 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
19 113 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
19 113 (5.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (51.90%) HTML
2 1073 (50.21%) CSS
3 620 (29.01%) jQuery
4 425 (19.89%) HTML5
5 394 (18.44%) Laravel
6 348 (16.28%) Symfony
7 340 (15.91%) AngularJS
8 298 (13.94%) LEMP Stack
9 282 (13.20%) Web Services
10 234 (10.95%) CSS3
11 211 (9.87%) XML
12 193 (9.03%) Ajax
13 190 (8.89%) Node.js
14 176 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 169 (7.91%) SOAP
16 168 (7.86%) RESTful
17 158 (7.39%) REST
18 149 (6.97%) React
19 146 (6.83%) Sass
20 139 (6.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 160 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 149 (6.97%) User Experience
3 126 (5.90%) Linux Command Line
4 120 (5.62%) Mobile App
5 103 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (3.46%) iPad
7 64 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (2.67%) Fintech
9 54 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.54%) Replication
11 28 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.89%) Clustering
13 19 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 19 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 17 (0.80%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.75%) BBC
15 16 (0.75%) Online Games
16 14 (0.66%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1346 (62.99%) Linux
2 276 (12.92%) Windows
3 205 (9.59%) CentOS
4 154 (7.21%) Ubuntu
5 138 (6.46%) Unix
6 121 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 106 (4.96%) Debian
8 83 (3.88%) Windows Server
9 82 (3.84%) Android
10 77 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (1.03%) Fedora
13 22 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.42%) VMS
15 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.28%) Solaris
16 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (27.52%) Web Development
3 522 (24.43%) MVC
4 429 (20.07%) DevOps
5 373 (17.45%) OOP
6 364 (17.03%) OO
7 305 (14.27%) E-Commerce
8 239 (11.18%) Software Engineering
9 224 (10.48%) Open Source
10 214 (10.01%) TDD
11 193 (9.03%) Scrum
12 188 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
13 160 (7.49%) Front End Development
14 154 (7.21%) Unit Testing
15 142 (6.64%) Mentoring
16 138 (6.46%) Configuration Management
17 136 (6.36%) OO PHP
18 96 (4.49%) Microservices
19 92 (4.31%) BDD
20 85 (3.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1723 (80.63%) PHP
2 1169 (54.70%) JavaScript
3 382 (17.88%) Python
4 349 (16.33%) Bash Shell
5 321 (15.02%) SQL
6 267 (12.49%) Java
7 253 (11.84%) Perl
8 201 (9.41%) Ruby
9 90 (4.21%) PHP 7
10 79 (3.70%) PHP 5
11 70 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 65 (3.04%) C#
13 59 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 40 (1.87%) C++
15 39 (1.82%) C
16 37 (1.73%) XPath
17 31 (1.45%) ES6
18 17 (0.80%) AWK
18 17 (0.80%) sed
19 16 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 180 (8.42%) Degree
2 97 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.42%) CCNA
5 9 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.37%) RHCE
7 7 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.28%) RHCA
9 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.23%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.14%) ISEB
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.094%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.54%) QA
2 35 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.98%) SLA
5 19 (0.89%) 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 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.094%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.094%) WCAG
12 1 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.047%) Section 508
System Software
1 280 (13.10%) Docker
2 117 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.71%) Varnish
4 53 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 45 (2.11%) Xen
6 39 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (1.68%) KVM
8 34 (1.59%) Hyper-V
9 32 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (1.22%) NFS
11 24 (1.12%) Samba
12 23 (1.08%) vSphere
12 23 (1.08%) XenServer
13 19 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.80%) iptables
14 17 (0.80%) Postfix
15 16 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.51%) Squid
17 10 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 335 (15.68%) Puppet
2 247 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
3 187 (8.75%) Ansible
4 117 (5.47%) Nagios
5 42 (1.97%) Kubernetes
6 41 (1.92%) HAProxy
7 39 (1.82%) Terraform
8 36 (1.68%) Salt
9 28 (1.31%) Graphite
10 26 (1.22%) logstash
11 25 (1.17%) Cacti
12 21 (0.98%) Grafana
12 21 (0.98%) Icinga
12 21 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.94%) cPanel
14 19 (0.89%) SELinux
15 13 (0.61%) CFEngine
15 13 (0.61%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.61%) Packer
16 11 (0.51%) Munin
Vendors
1 310 (14.51%) Zend
2 166 (7.77%) Red Hat
3 163 (7.63%) VMware
4 99 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 98 (4.59%) Oracle
6 74 (3.46%) Google
7 37 (1.73%) Cisco
8 33 (1.54%) Citrix
9 27 (1.26%) SaltStack
10 24 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 21 (0.98%) Sencha
12 19 (0.89%) IBM
12 19 (0.89%) New Relic
13 16 (0.75%) Adobe
14 14 (0.66%) HP
14 14 (0.66%) Palo Alto
15 13 (0.61%) Apple
15 13 (0.61%) Dell
15 13 (0.61%) Facebook
15 13 (0.61%) NetApp
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Martin & Conley
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 2 days remote working, 28 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits, Training and 2
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago