Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 275 235
Rank change year-on-year -66 -40 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1,613 2,165 2,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.26% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 3.09% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 1,942 2,783
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 70,442 70,131 78,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.87% 40.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58,886 59,363 67,566
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -64 1,534 £45,000 +12.50% 299
UK excluding London -62 1,049 £40,000 +6.67% 219
London -63 538 £55,000 +1.85% 92
South East +22 364 £42,500 - 57
North of England -43 306 £40,000 - 67
North West -60 152 £40,000 +6.67% 45
Yorkshire -10 148 £40,000 - 20
South West -29 145 £39,250 +9.03% 29
Midlands -116 117 £35,000 +4.48% 40
West Midlands -46 85 £35,000 +1.45% 27
East of England -65 63 £36,750 -2.00% 14
East Midlands -64 32 £40,000 +23.08% 13
Wales +27 28 £45,000 -7.37% 4
Scotland -51 22 £33,250 -14.74% 7
North East -19 6 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Northern Ireland +6 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 1,257 (77.93%) PHP
2 1,125 (69.75%) MySQL
3 1,011 (62.68%) Linux
4 836 (51.83%) JavaScript
5 733 (45.44%) CSS
6 726 (45.01%) Apache
7 723 (44.82%) HTML
8 606 (37.57%) Git (software)
9 530 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
10 470 (29.14%) MVC
11 445 (27.59%) Web Development
12 410 (25.42%) Python
13 389 (24.12%) jQuery
14 361 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
15 331 (20.52%) DevOps
16 298 (18.47%) Laravel
17 294 (18.23%) OOP
18 278 (17.23%) Symfony
19 270 (16.74%) Bash Shell
20 264 (16.37%) Java
21 262 (16.24%) Puppet
22 253 (15.69%) HTML5
23 246 (15.25%) SQL
24 243 (15.07%) OO
25 220 (13.64%) Jenkins
26 215 (13.33%) Scrum
27 210 (13.02%) Web Services
27 210 (13.02%) AngularJS
28 209 (12.96%) Docker
28 209 (12.96%) Software Engineering

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
1 726 (45.01%) Apache
2 203 (12.59%) WordPress
3 186 (11.53%) nginx
4 166 (10.29%) CMS
5 145 (8.99%) Tomcat
6 103 (6.39%) Drupal
7 68 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
8 56 (3.47%) JBoss
9 42 (2.60%) WebSphere
10 41 (2.54%) WebLogic
11 38 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 33 (2.05%) OpenStack
13 30 (1.86%) IIS
14 23 (1.43%) Jetty
15 22 (1.36%) Apache Solr
16 21 (1.30%) Apache Pig
16 21 (1.30%) Confluence
17 20 (1.24%) Joomla!
18 19 (1.18%) Moodle
19 17 (1.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.56%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.43%) HipChat
6 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (4.03%) Magento
2 23 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Shopify
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 361 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (11.10%) SaaS
3 96 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (3.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 60 (3.72%) GitHub
7 59 (3.66%) Amazon S3
8 50 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
9 45 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 39 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 35 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 35 (2.17%) OpenShift
12 34 (2.11%) Serverless
13 32 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (1.67%) Route 53
15 24 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (1.18%) IaaS
17 15 (0.93%) npm
17 15 (0.93%) PaaS
18 14 (0.87%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 127 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 109 (6.76%) Firewall
3 102 (6.32%) HTTP
4 84 (5.21%) DNS
5 58 (3.60%) SSL
6 41 (2.54%) SAN
7 39 (2.42%) NAS
8 34 (2.11%) Internet
9 29 (1.80%) LAN
10 27 (1.67%) WAN
11 23 (1.43%) Network Security
12 20 (1.24%) SMPP
13 18 (1.12%) VLAN
14 17 (1.05%) VPN
15 15 (0.93%) SSH
16 11 (0.68%) Intranet
17 10 (0.62%) Asterisk PBX
17 10 (0.62%) FTP
18 9 (0.56%) Wireshark
19 8 (0.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,125 (69.75%) MySQL
2 161 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 133 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 113 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
5 103 (6.39%) MongoDB
6 94 (5.83%) Redis
7 73 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
8 67 (4.15%) NoSQL
9 64 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 57 (3.53%) MariaDB
11 48 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 43 (2.67%) Big Data
13 30 (1.86%) HBase
14 27 (1.67%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 606 (37.57%) Git (software)
2 220 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 156 (9.67%) Subversion
4 133 (8.25%) JIRA
5 69 (4.28%) Bitbucket
6 68 (4.22%) Maven
7 63 (3.91%) PHPUnit
8 62 (3.84%) Selenium
9 58 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (2.85%) git-flow
11 39 (2.42%) Vagrant
12 30 (1.86%) gulp
13 28 (1.74%) Grunt
14 27 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (1.43%) JUnit
16 21 (1.30%) jMock
16 21 (1.30%) webpack
17 20 (1.24%) Hamcrest
17 20 (1.24%) TestNG
18 19 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 115 (7.13%) Finance
2 105 (6.51%) Retail
3 72 (4.46%) Marketing
4 42 (2.60%) Back Office
5 33 (2.05%) Advertising
6 23 (1.43%) Banking
7 21 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 15 (0.93%) Games
9 13 (0.81%) Legal
9 13 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.68%) Publishing
11 8 (0.50%) Law
12 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.19%) Electronics
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
17 1 (0.062%) Front Office
17 1 (0.062%) Local Government
17 1 (0.062%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,052 (65.22%) Developer
2 731 (45.32%) PHP Developer
3 237 (14.69%) Senior Developer
4 184 (11.41%) Web Developer
5 179 (11.10%) Senior PHP Developer
6 116 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 115 (7.13%) Linux Engineer
8 103 (6.39%) PHP Web Developer
9 93 (5.77%) LAMP Developer
10 86 (5.33%) Administrator
11 80 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
12 69 (4.28%) Software Developer
13 65 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
13 65 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
13 65 (4.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 63 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 57 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
16 52 (3.22%) Lead Developer
17 50 (3.10%) Junior
18 49 (3.04%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (45.44%) CSS
2 723 (44.82%) HTML
3 389 (24.12%) jQuery
4 298 (18.47%) Laravel
5 278 (17.23%) Symfony
6 253 (15.69%) HTML5
7 210 (13.02%) AngularJS
7 210 (13.02%) Web Services
8 192 (11.90%) Node.js
9 183 (11.35%) LEMP Stack
10 169 (10.48%) REST
11 157 (9.73%) CSS3
12 134 (8.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 121 (7.50%) Sass
14 111 (6.88%) XML
15 103 (6.39%) React
15 103 (6.39%) RESTful
16 101 (6.26%) SOAP
17 93 (5.77%) .NET
18 90 (5.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.45%) Fintech
2 99 (6.14%) User Experience
3 90 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 83 (5.15%) Linux Command Line
4 83 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (2.17%) Clustering
9 34 (2.11%) Public Cloud
10 32 (1.98%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.98%) Replication
11 30 (1.86%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.87%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,011 (62.68%) Linux
2 208 (12.90%) Windows
3 159 (9.86%) CentOS
4 130 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (5.39%) Unix
6 77 (4.77%) Debian
7 67 (4.15%) Ubuntu
8 57 (3.53%) Android
9 54 (3.35%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.12%) Windows Server
12 17 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
13 10 (0.62%) CoreOS
14 9 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.12%) OpenBSD
18 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (29.14%) MVC
3 445 (27.59%) Web Development
4 331 (20.52%) DevOps
5 294 (18.23%) OOP
6 243 (15.07%) OO
7 215 (13.33%) Scrum
8 209 (12.96%) Software Engineering
9 204 (12.65%) E-Commerce
10 151 (9.36%) TDD
11 146 (9.05%) OO PHP
12 145 (8.99%) Mentoring
13 144 (8.93%) Configuration Management
14 142 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (7.94%) Open Source
15 128 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
16 101 (6.26%) Front End Development
17 99 (6.14%) Test Automation
18 93 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
19 88 (5.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,257 (77.93%) PHP
2 836 (51.83%) JavaScript
3 410 (25.42%) Python
4 270 (16.74%) Bash Shell
5 264 (16.37%) Java
6 246 (15.25%) SQL
7 177 (10.97%) Perl
8 133 (8.25%) Ruby
9 79 (4.90%) C#
10 76 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 64 (3.97%) PHP 5
12 61 (3.78%) C++
13 46 (2.85%) Shell Script
14 45 (2.79%) C
14 45 (2.79%) PHP 7
15 41 (2.54%) Scala
16 34 (2.11%) Go
17 22 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.24%) ES6
19 18 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 105 (6.51%) Degree
2 47 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.86%) CISSP
4 29 (1.80%) CCNA
4 29 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.74%) SSCP
6 25 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.24%) SANS
8 19 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 19 (1.18%) MCSE
8 19 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.12%) GIAC
9 18 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
9 18 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (1.05%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.74%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.56%) LPIC
13 8 (0.50%) RHCE
14 4 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.08%) QA
2 10 (0.62%) GDPR
2 10 (0.62%) SLA
3 8 (0.50%) GCP
3 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 209 (12.96%) Docker
2 50 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (1.55%) vSphere
5 23 (1.43%) VirtualBox
6 22 (1.36%) Varnish
7 20 (1.24%) Active Directory
8 16 (0.99%) iptables
8 16 (0.99%) Postfix
8 16 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.93%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.87%) KVM
11 12 (0.74%) Dovecot
12 10 (0.62%) HDFS
12 10 (0.62%) XenServer
13 9 (0.56%) Ceph
13 9 (0.56%) Xen
14 8 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.43%) OpenAM
15 7 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 262 (16.24%) Puppet
2 185 (11.47%) Ansible
3 121 (7.50%) Nagios
4 109 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (4.34%) Kubernetes
6 42 (2.60%) ZABBIX
7 32 (1.98%) Terraform
8 31 (1.92%) Salt
9 27 (1.67%) HAProxy
10 22 (1.36%) logstash
11 19 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
12 17 (1.05%) Cacti
13 16 (0.99%) Plesk
14 14 (0.87%) Check_MK
15 12 (0.74%) cPanel
15 12 (0.74%) Rancher
16 11 (0.68%) Icinga
16 11 (0.68%) SELinux
17 10 (0.62%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 166 (10.29%) Zend
2 165 (10.23%) Oracle
3 128 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 95 (5.89%) VMware
5 93 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 66 (4.09%) Google
7 62 (3.84%) Splunk
8 43 (2.67%) Twitter
9 34 (2.11%) New Relic
10 29 (1.80%) AppDynamics
11 28 (1.74%) SaltStack
11 28 (1.74%) WorldPay
12 27 (1.67%) Cisco
13 24 (1.49%) Qualys
14 21 (1.30%) hybris
15 18 (1.12%) Adobe
16 13 (0.81%) Facebook
17 12 (0.74%) Assembla
18 11 (0.68%) Atlassian
18 11 (0.68%) Rackspace