Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 391 478 394
Rank change year-on-year +87 -84 -83
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 347 818 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 1.60% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 368 751 1,257
Median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21,597 51,142 65,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.81% 37.61% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,425 42,068 54,442
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAMP.

Salary trend for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAMP over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 +71 304 £45,000 - 99
UK excluding London +108 278 £42,500 +6.25% 77
South East +78 85 £42,500 - 17
North of England +143 62 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Work from Home +39 56 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South West +99 54 £42,000 +5.00% 12
Yorkshire +117 40 £45,000 +5.88% 8
London +82 40 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Midlands +95 33 £37,500 +7.14% 23
East of England +122 28 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East Midlands +78 24 £37,500 -6.25% 12
North West +98 21 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Scotland +86 10 £40,000 +8.11% 2
West Midlands +79 9 £33,750 -3.57% 11
Wales +45 7 £37,500 +3.45% 3
North East +21 1 £32,500 -39.81%

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for LAMP.

1 307 (88.47%) PHP
2 247 (71.18%) MySQL
3 228 (65.71%) HTML
4 224 (64.55%) JavaScript
5 199 (57.35%) CSS
6 161 (46.40%) Linux
7 142 (40.92%) Laravel
8 134 (38.62%) OOP
9 122 (35.16%) Git (software)
10 117 (33.72%) MVC
11 114 (32.85%) Apache
12 97 (27.95%) jQuery
12 97 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
13 82 (23.63%) Web Development
14 81 (23.34%) Symfony
14 81 (23.34%) AWS
15 75 (21.61%) Docker
16 64 (18.44%) OO
17 63 (18.16%) Web Services
18 57 (16.43%) E-Commerce
18 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (15.27%) REST
20 51 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (12.39%) Ansible
22 42 (12.10%) SQL
23 38 (10.95%) SQL Server
23 38 (10.95%) Zend
23 38 (10.95%) HTML5
24 37 (10.66%) DevOps
24 37 (10.66%) Finance

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
1 114 (32.85%) Apache
2 30 (8.65%) CMS
3 26 (7.49%) WordPress
4 20 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.03%) nginx
6 13 (3.75%) Moodle
7 10 (2.88%) Drupal
8 7 (2.02%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.44%) Confluence
9 5 (1.44%) Liferay
10 4 (1.15%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.86%) IIS
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.58%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.29%) PrestaShop
13 1 (0.29%) Resin
Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (7.78%) Magento
2 6 (1.73%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.58%) Shopify
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (23.34%) AWS
2 32 (9.22%) Azure
3 21 (6.05%) GCP
4 20 (5.76%) SaaS
5 16 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (4.61%) Serverless
6 11 (3.17%) GitHub
6 11 (3.17%) npm
7 10 (2.88%) IaaS
8 7 (2.02%) PaaS
9 6 (1.73%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.86%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) Network Security
2 9 (2.59%) IPv4
2 9 (2.59%) IPv6
3 7 (2.02%) HTTP
3 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.73%) Internet
4 6 (1.73%) SSH
5 5 (1.44%) DNS
5 5 (1.44%) Firewall
5 5 (1.44%) SAN
5 5 (1.44%) SSL
6 4 (1.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.58%) Broadband
7 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.58%) MPLS
7 2 (0.58%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) AMQP
8 1 (0.29%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (71.18%) MySQL
2 38 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.20%) InterSystems Cache
4 21 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.48%) Redis
6 17 (4.90%) MariaDB
7 15 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.58%) Power BI
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 122 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.20%) PHPUnit
4 18 (5.19%) Selenium
5 17 (4.90%) gulp
5 17 (4.90%) webpack
6 15 (4.32%) Bitbucket
6 15 (4.32%) JIRA
7 7 (2.02%) Subversion
8 5 (1.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.15%) PhpStorm
10 3 (0.86%) GitLab
10 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.58%) Grunt
11 2 (0.58%) Sublime Text
11 2 (0.58%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.29%) Xdebug
General
1 37 (10.66%) Finance
2 31 (8.93%) Retail
3 26 (7.49%) Marketing
4 10 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.73%) Digital Economy
6 6 (1.73%) Law
7 5 (1.44%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Publishing
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (79.25%) Developer
2 179 (51.59%) PHP Developer
3 68 (19.60%) Senior Developer
4 51 (14.70%) Senior PHP Developer
5 43 (12.39%) LAMP Developer
6 39 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 33 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 30 (8.65%) Web Developer
9 23 (6.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 19 (5.48%) Backend Developer
10 19 (5.48%) PHP Web Developer
11 17 (4.90%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 17 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (4.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.32%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (3.75%) Moodle Developer
14 13 (3.75%) Senior Backend Developer
15 12 (3.46%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (65.71%) HTML
2 199 (57.35%) CSS
3 142 (40.92%) Laravel
4 97 (27.95%) jQuery
5 81 (23.34%) Symfony
6 63 (18.16%) Web Services
7 53 (15.27%) REST
8 38 (10.95%) HTML5
9 30 (8.65%) CSS3
10 26 (7.49%) JSON
10 26 (7.49%) Node.js
10 26 (7.49%) Vue.js
11 24 (6.92%) LEMP Stack
11 24 (6.92%) SOAP
12 23 (6.63%) Ajax
12 23 (6.63%) AngularJS
12 23 (6.63%) RESTful
13 19 (5.48%) XHTML
14 16 (4.61%) Yii
15 15 (4.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.51%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.34%) User Experience
4 18 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.75%) e-Learning
7 12 (3.46%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.31%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.86%) Bitcoin
13 3 (0.86%) EPoS
13 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.86%) Replication
14 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.58%) iPhone
14 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 161 (46.40%) Linux
2 25 (7.20%) Windows
3 24 (6.92%) CentOS
3 24 (6.92%) Ubuntu
4 12 (3.46%) Unix
4 12 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.59%) Fedora
5 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.44%) Android
7 4 (1.15%) Debian
8 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.86%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.86%) FreeNAS
9 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (38.62%) OOP
2 117 (33.72%) MVC
3 97 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (23.63%) Web Development
5 64 (18.44%) OO
6 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (16.43%) E-Commerce
7 51 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (10.66%) DevOps
9 33 (9.51%) Test Automation
10 29 (8.36%) Mobile Application Development
10 29 (8.36%) OO PHP
11 28 (8.07%) Open Source
12 26 (7.49%) Code Coverage
12 26 (7.49%) Mentoring
13 25 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (6.92%) B2C
15 22 (6.34%) B2B
15 22 (6.34%) Information Security
16 21 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 307 (88.47%) PHP
2 224 (64.55%) JavaScript
3 42 (12.10%) SQL
4 27 (7.78%) Python
5 17 (4.90%) Java
5 17 (4.90%) PHP 7
6 15 (4.32%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.46%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.17%) PHP 5
9 10 (2.88%) C
9 10 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.02%) C#
11 5 (1.44%) Go
11 5 (1.44%) Perl
12 4 (1.15%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) ES6
14 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.03%) Degree
2 3 (0.86%) HND
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.29%) CCSP
4 1 (0.29%) CISA
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.29%) CISM
4 1 (0.29%) CRISC
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCSA
4 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) GDPR
2 5 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (21.61%) Docker
2 13 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.02%) KVM
4 6 (1.73%) vSphere
5 4 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.58%) NFS
6 2 (0.58%) Samba
6 2 (0.58%) Squid
6 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (12.39%) Ansible
2 25 (7.20%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.17%) Terraform
4 10 (2.88%) HAProxy
5 9 (2.59%) Icinga
5 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.02%) Puppet
7 5 (1.44%) Nagios
8 3 (0.86%) Grafana
8 3 (0.86%) Munin
8 3 (0.86%) Proxmox
9 2 (0.58%) Scalr
10 1 (0.29%) CASB
10 1 (0.29%) Packer
10 1 (0.29%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.29%) Salt
10 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (10.95%) Zend
2 26 (7.49%) Google
3 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.61%) VMware
5 15 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.73%) HubSpot
6 6 (1.73%) Marketo
6 6 (1.73%) Pardot
7 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.15%) Citrix
8 4 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (0.86%) Adobe
9 3 (0.86%) Percona
9 3 (0.86%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.86%) Twitter
10 2 (0.58%) Centrify
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle
10 2 (0.58%) RightScale
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco