Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 238 228
Rank change year-on-year -52 -10 -53
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 2035 2832 3242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.43% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 3.69% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1851 2650 2789
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +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 71294 76687 82216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.50% 38.74% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59363 66550 70110
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 1912 £42,500 - 164
UK excluding London -44 1252 £37,500 -6.25% 122
London -81 706 £53,500 +1.90% 45
North of England +41 398 £40,000 +14.29% 28
South East -108 303 £42,500 - 34
Midlands +37 259 £32,500 - 29
North West +56 221 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Yorkshire +15 176 £40,000 +14.29% 17
West Midlands +3 160 £32,500 +4.00% 20
South West -20 152 £36,000 -4.00% 19
East Midlands +65 99 £32,500 -18.75% 9
East of England -40 89 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Scotland +16 41 £38,500 +13.24% 3
Wales +8 8 £52,163 +34.61%
Northern Ireland -15 3 £50,000 -
Isle of Man - 2 £48,750 -
North East +18 1 £38,000 +32.17% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1637 (80.44%) PHP
2 1565 (76.90%) MySQL
3 1301 (63.93%) Linux
4 1120 (55.04%) JavaScript
5 1056 (51.89%) HTML
6 1015 (49.88%) CSS
7 925 (45.45%) Apache
8 732 (35.97%) Git (software)
9 615 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
10 584 (28.70%) jQuery
11 548 (26.93%) Web Development
12 500 (24.57%) MVC
13 411 (20.20%) DevOps
14 396 (19.46%) HTML5
15 388 (19.07%) Laravel
16 372 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
17 363 (17.84%) Python
18 353 (17.35%) OO
19 348 (17.10%) OOP
20 339 (16.66%) Bash Shell
21 338 (16.61%) Puppet
22 328 (16.12%) Symfony
23 317 (15.58%) SQL
24 307 (15.09%) LEMP Stack
25 305 (14.99%) AngularJS
26 282 (13.86%) Docker
27 280 (13.76%) Zend
28 279 (13.71%) E-Commerce
29 264 (12.97%) Web Services
30 262 (12.87%) 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
1 925 (45.45%) Apache
2 259 (12.73%) nginx
3 205 (10.07%) WordPress
4 203 (9.98%) CMS
5 191 (9.39%) Drupal
6 142 (6.98%) Tomcat
7 106 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
8 84 (4.13%) OpenStack
9 83 (4.08%) IIS
10 47 (2.31%) JBoss
11 26 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.08%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.08%) CloudStack
13 21 (1.03%) MS Exchange
13 21 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.98%) Jetty
15 16 (0.79%) Moodle
16 15 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
16 15 (0.74%) Joomla!
17 14 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.29%) InDesign
7 4 (0.20%) HipChat
8 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 136 (6.68%) Magento
2 17 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.44%) Shopify
5 7 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.098%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.049%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 372 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (5.31%) SaaS
3 100 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (3.88%) Amazon S3
6 76 (3.73%) GitHub
7 42 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (1.77%) IaaS
10 33 (1.62%) PaaS
11 32 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 21 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
13 20 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (0.88%) Office 365
14 18 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.64%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.59%) Route 53
17 8 (0.39%) Slack
18 6 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 139 (6.83%) DNS
2 135 (6.63%) Firewall
3 113 (5.55%) TCP/IP
4 74 (3.64%) Internet
5 69 (3.39%) SSH
6 59 (2.90%) HTTP
7 54 (2.65%) VPN
8 48 (2.36%) SAN
9 43 (2.11%) WAN
10 41 (2.01%) DHCP
11 39 (1.92%) LAN
12 38 (1.87%) VoIP
13 36 (1.77%) SSL
14 34 (1.67%) SMTP
15 30 (1.47%) iSCSI
16 27 (1.33%) LDAP
17 26 (1.28%) SNMP
17 26 (1.28%) VLAN
18 21 (1.03%) FTP
19 18 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1565 (76.90%) MySQL
2 175 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 138 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (6.34%) SQL Server
5 117 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 82 (4.03%) Redis
6 82 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 75 (3.69%) MariaDB
8 67 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
9 41 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 35 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.47%) Big Data
12 15 (0.74%) HBase
12 15 (0.74%) InfluxDB
13 14 (0.69%) SQLite
14 13 (0.64%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.54%) MemSQL
15 11 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.44%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 732 (35.97%) Git (software)
2 255 (12.53%) Jenkins
3 191 (9.39%) Subversion
4 127 (6.24%) JIRA
5 104 (5.11%) PHPUnit
6 98 (4.82%) gulp
7 62 (3.05%) Vagrant
8 61 (3.00%) Grunt
9 47 (2.31%) Selenium
10 39 (1.92%) Maven
11 37 (1.82%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.57%) webpack
13 30 (1.47%) GitLab
13 30 (1.47%) PhantomJS
14 29 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (1.38%) JUnit
16 24 (1.18%) Bitbucket
17 22 (1.08%) JMeter
18 21 (1.03%) Bower
19 19 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 201 (9.88%) Marketing
2 176 (8.65%) Finance
3 66 (3.24%) Games
4 61 (3.00%) Advertising
5 57 (2.80%) Retail
6 47 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.16%) Banking
8 23 (1.13%) Back Office
9 22 (1.08%) Legal
10 20 (0.98%) Automotive
11 19 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.69%) Electronics
13 12 (0.59%) Publishing
14 10 (0.49%) Law
15 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.15%) French Language
18 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
19 2 (0.098%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1387 (68.16%) Developer
2 999 (49.09%) PHP Developer
3 285 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 261 (12.83%) Web Developer
5 207 (10.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 199 (9.78%) LAMP Developer
7 179 (8.80%) Administrator
8 174 (8.55%) PHP Web Developer
9 173 (8.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 170 (8.35%) Systems Administrator
11 153 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 148 (7.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 144 (7.08%) Linux Administrator
14 139 (6.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 122 (6.00%) MySQL Developer
16 115 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
17 111 (5.45%) Lead Developer
18 108 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
18 108 (5.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 107 (5.26%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1056 (51.89%) HTML
2 1015 (49.88%) CSS
3 584 (28.70%) jQuery
4 396 (19.46%) HTML5
5 388 (19.07%) Laravel
6 328 (16.12%) Symfony
7 307 (15.09%) LEMP Stack
8 305 (14.99%) AngularJS
9 264 (12.97%) Web Services
10 224 (11.01%) CSS3
11 199 (9.78%) XML
12 187 (9.19%) Ajax
13 182 (8.94%) Node.js
14 171 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 166 (8.16%) RESTful
16 165 (8.11%) SOAP
17 151 (7.42%) REST
18 144 (7.08%) React
19 140 (6.88%) JSON
20 135 (6.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.37%) User Experience
2 139 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 119 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
4 116 (5.70%) Mobile App
5 96 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (3.44%) iPad
7 60 (2.95%) Fintech
7 60 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 59 (2.90%) Data Centre
9 32 (1.57%) Replication
10 23 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 21 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 20 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.79%) BBC
16 15 (0.74%) Clustering
17 14 (0.69%) Online Games
18 13 (0.64%) Hedge funds
18 13 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1301 (63.93%) Linux
2 262 (12.87%) Windows
3 198 (9.73%) CentOS
4 140 (6.88%) Unix
5 136 (6.68%) Ubuntu
6 115 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 101 (4.96%) Debian
8 78 (3.83%) Android
9 71 (3.49%) Apple iOS
10 70 (3.44%) Windows Server
11 23 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 23 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.98%) Fedora
14 9 (0.44%) VMS
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.25%) Solaris
17 4 (0.20%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (26.93%) Web Development
3 500 (24.57%) MVC
4 411 (20.20%) DevOps
5 353 (17.35%) OO
6 348 (17.10%) OOP
7 279 (13.71%) E-Commerce
8 216 (10.61%) TDD
9 206 (10.12%) Software Engineering
10 193 (9.48%) Open Source
11 191 (9.39%) Scrum
12 180 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (7.71%) Front End Development
14 140 (6.88%) Mentoring
15 138 (6.78%) Unit Testing
16 137 (6.73%) Configuration Management
17 126 (6.19%) OO PHP
18 98 (4.82%) BDD
19 95 (4.67%) Microservices
20 82 (4.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1637 (80.44%) PHP
2 1120 (55.04%) JavaScript
3 363 (17.84%) Python
4 339 (16.66%) Bash Shell
5 317 (15.58%) SQL
6 250 (12.29%) Java
7 237 (11.65%) Perl
8 200 (9.83%) Ruby
9 103 (5.06%) PHP 7
10 89 (4.37%) PHP 5
11 68 (3.34%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.05%) C#
13 54 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 41 (2.01%) C++
15 38 (1.87%) C
16 32 (1.57%) XPath
17 31 (1.52%) ES6
18 19 (0.93%) TypeScript
19 17 (0.84%) AWK
19 17 (0.84%) sed
Qualifications
1 161 (7.91%) Degree
2 81 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.49%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.44%) CCNA
4 9 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.39%) RHCE
6 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.29%) RHCA
8 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.25%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.098%) CCIE
10 2 (0.098%) CCNP
10 2 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.098%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.049%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.52%) QA
2 29 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.13%) GCP
5 18 (0.88%) SLA
6 9 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.39%) GDPR
8 4 (0.20%) DICOM
8 4 (0.20%) HL7
9 3 (0.15%) WCAG
10 2 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.098%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.098%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 282 (13.86%) Docker
2 99 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.31%) Varnish
4 41 (2.01%) Active Directory
5 39 (1.92%) Xen
6 36 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.38%) KVM
9 24 (1.18%) XenServer
10 23 (1.13%) Hyper-V
11 21 (1.03%) NFS
11 21 (1.03%) Samba
11 21 (1.03%) vSphere
12 19 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (0.93%) VirtualBox
13 17 (0.84%) iptables
14 14 (0.69%) Postfix
15 13 (0.64%) LXC
16 9 (0.44%) XenApp
17 8 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 338 (16.61%) Puppet
2 234 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 179 (8.80%) Ansible
4 114 (5.60%) Nagios
5 49 (2.41%) Kubernetes
6 42 (2.06%) Terraform
7 41 (2.01%) HAProxy
8 37 (1.82%) Salt
9 29 (1.43%) Graphite
10 27 (1.33%) cPanel
11 26 (1.28%) logstash
12 24 (1.18%) Cacti
12 24 (1.18%) ZABBIX
13 21 (1.03%) Icinga
14 20 (0.98%) Grafana
15 19 (0.93%) SELinux
16 15 (0.74%) Cobbler
17 12 (0.59%) CFEngine
17 12 (0.59%) Packer
17 12 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 280 (13.76%) Zend
2 163 (8.01%) Red Hat
3 143 (7.03%) VMware
4 88 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 88 (4.32%) Oracle
5 73 (3.59%) Google
6 34 (1.67%) Cisco
7 29 (1.43%) SaltStack
8 27 (1.33%) Citrix
9 23 (1.13%) Rackspace
10 21 (1.03%) Sencha
11 20 (0.98%) IBM
12 16 (0.79%) New Relic
13 15 (0.74%) Facebook
14 13 (0.64%) Adobe
14 13 (0.64%) HP
14 13 (0.64%) NetApp
14 13 (0.64%) Twitter
15 12 (0.59%) Apple
15 12 (0.59%) Atlassian