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 3 months to 27 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 230 221
Rank change year-on-year -34 -9  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1092 1454 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.46% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 3.76% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1338 1386
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 35545 38634 40718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.24% 38.72% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29995 33467 34771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 1029 £42,500 - 200
London -74 342 £55,000 +10.00% 72
South East -69 160 £40,000 -5.88% 33
North West +44 144 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Yorkshire -11 99 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Manchester +33 95 £42,500 +30.76% 14
South West -15 92 £37,500 - 15
West Midlands +16 89 £32,500 +4.83% 16
West Yorkshire +6 72 £40,000 - 16
Leeds +9 54 £42,500 +21.42% 12
East of England -5 51 £42,500 -5.55% 10
East Midlands +47 49 £31,250 -21.87% 7
Hampshire -19 49 £40,000 +14.28% 12
City of London -28 42 £50,000 - 14
Gloucestershire +22 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire -16 30 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Hertfordshire +26 29 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 29 £42,500 -5.55%
Milton Keynes -1 29 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol -19 26 £32,500 -0.76% 6
Surrey -11 25 £53,750 +16.21% 4
Scotland +26 23 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Lancashire - 23 £35,000 - 2
Birmingham -7 20 £32,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +26 19 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Solihull 0 19 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Cheshire -17 19 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Warwickshire +27 17 £25,500 -37.80% 3
Leicestershire +10 17 £25,000 -37.50% 1
North Yorkshire +1 17 £40,000 +14.28% 4

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1699 (79.69%) PHP
2 1626 (76.27%) MySQL
3 1348 (63.23%) Linux
4 1153 (54.08%) JavaScript
5 1100 (51.59%) HTML
6 1066 (50.00%) CSS
7 955 (44.79%) Apache
8 663 (31.10%) Git (software)
9 622 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 590 (27.67%) jQuery
11 583 (27.35%) Web Development
12 478 (22.42%) MVC
13 419 (19.65%) HTML5
14 413 (19.37%) Python
15 378 (17.73%) DevOps
16 374 (17.54%) OOP
17 365 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
18 362 (16.98%) AngularJS
19 353 (16.56%) Laravel
20 331 (15.53%) OO
21 329 (15.43%) E-Commerce
22 326 (15.29%) Symfony
23 322 (15.10%) Bash Shell
24 312 (14.63%) SQL
25 293 (13.74%) Zend
26 292 (13.70%) Java
26 292 (13.70%) Software Engineering
27 287 (13.46%) Puppet
28 265 (12.43%) Perl
29 263 (12.34%) 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
1 955 (44.79%) Apache
2 205 (9.62%) nginx
3 188 (8.82%) Drupal
4 178 (8.35%) WordPress
5 164 (7.69%) CMS
6 158 (7.41%) Tomcat
7 136 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
8 97 (4.55%) IIS
9 72 (3.38%) OpenStack
10 50 (2.35%) JBoss
11 42 (1.97%) Apache Spark
12 32 (1.50%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.36%) WebSphere
14 28 (1.31%) WebLogic
15 22 (1.03%) Confluence
16 21 (0.98%) Jetty
16 21 (0.98%) MS Exchange
17 14 (0.66%) Moodle
17 14 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.094%) HipChat
9 1 (0.047%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 125 (5.86%) Magento
2 30 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.33%) Shopify
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.19%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.094%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.094%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 365 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (5.25%) SaaS
3 83 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (3.80%) Amazon S3
5 78 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (3.56%) GitHub
7 47 (2.20%) PaaS
8 46 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 35 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.64%) IaaS
11 22 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 21 (0.98%) Google Analytics
13 20 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.75%) Office 365
15 14 (0.66%) Route 53
16 13 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.63%) DNS
2 114 (5.35%) Firewall
3 105 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 93 (4.36%) Internet
5 64 (3.00%) HTTP
6 50 (2.35%) SAN
7 49 (2.30%) SSH
8 45 (2.11%) VPN
9 44 (2.06%) WAN
10 39 (1.83%) VoIP
11 34 (1.59%) LAN
12 32 (1.50%) DHCP
13 29 (1.36%) LDAP
14 28 (1.31%) SSL
15 25 (1.17%) iSCSI
16 19 (0.89%) HTTPS
17 18 (0.84%) FTP
17 18 (0.84%) SNMP
18 16 (0.75%) NAS
18 16 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1626 (76.27%) MySQL
2 202 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 142 (6.66%) SQL Server
4 139 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 130 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 120 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (3.71%) Redis
8 70 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
9 62 (2.91%) Big Data
10 55 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.25%) MariaDB
12 32 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.75%) Apache Hive
15 16 (0.75%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.66%) Couchbase
17 13 (0.61%) HBase
18 12 (0.56%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 663 (31.10%) Git (software)
2 215 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 187 (8.77%) Subversion
4 98 (4.60%) JIRA
5 69 (3.24%) PHPUnit
6 65 (3.05%) gulp
7 56 (2.63%) Vagrant
8 55 (2.58%) Grunt
9 41 (1.92%) GitLab
10 34 (1.59%) PhantomJS
10 34 (1.59%) Selenium
10 34 (1.59%) webpack
11 33 (1.55%) Maven
12 30 (1.41%) Travis CI
13 26 (1.22%) JUnit
14 24 (1.13%) TeamCity
15 23 (1.08%) JMeter
16 17 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 201 (9.43%) Marketing
2 172 (8.07%) Finance
3 74 (3.47%) Retail
4 68 (3.19%) Games
5 53 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.20%) Advertising
7 37 (1.74%) Banking
8 31 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.08%) Legal
10 20 (0.94%) Back Office
11 15 (0.70%) Electronics
12 13 (0.61%) Publishing
13 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.38%) French Language
14 8 (0.38%) German Language
14 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.38%) Law
15 5 (0.23%) Automotive
16 3 (0.14%) Military
16 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1429 (67.03%) Developer
2 1036 (48.59%) PHP Developer
3 324 (15.20%) Senior Developer
4 303 (14.21%) Web Developer
5 260 (12.20%) LAMP Developer
6 230 (10.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 211 (9.90%) PHP Web Developer
8 192 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
9 185 (8.68%) Administrator
10 179 (8.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 176 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
12 157 (7.36%) DevOps Engineer
13 144 (6.75%) Linux Administrator
14 140 (6.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 140 (6.57%) MySQL Developer
15 129 (6.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 124 (5.82%) Lead Developer
16 124 (5.82%) Software Developer
17 121 (5.68%) HTML Developer
18 120 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1100 (51.59%) HTML
2 1066 (50.00%) CSS
3 590 (27.67%) jQuery
4 419 (19.65%) HTML5
5 362 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 353 (16.56%) Laravel
7 326 (15.29%) Symfony
8 263 (12.34%) Web Services
9 233 (10.93%) LEMP Stack
10 206 (9.66%) Ajax
11 204 (9.57%) XML
12 192 (9.01%) Node.js
13 189 (8.86%) CSS3
14 162 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 144 (6.75%) REST
15 144 (6.75%) SOAP
16 143 (6.71%) JSON
17 130 (6.10%) RESTful
18 117 (5.49%) Sass
19 116 (5.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 138 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
3 136 (6.38%) User Experience
4 97 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (4.22%) iPad
6 84 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 57 (2.67%) Fintech
8 55 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
9 49 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 34 (1.59%) Replication
11 23 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.94%) BBC
14 18 (0.84%) e-Learning
15 16 (0.75%) Online Games
16 15 (0.70%) PKI
17 14 (0.66%) Clustering
17 14 (0.66%) Social Media
18 13 (0.61%) Virtual Team
19 12 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1348 (63.23%) Linux
2 237 (11.12%) Windows
3 194 (9.10%) CentOS
4 153 (7.18%) Ubuntu
5 132 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 124 (5.82%) Unix
7 94 (4.41%) Debian
8 90 (4.22%) Windows Server
9 59 (2.77%) Android
9 59 (2.77%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.61%) Fedora
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.33%) VMS
15 6 (0.28%) Solaris
16 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 583 (27.35%) Web Development
3 478 (22.42%) MVC
4 378 (17.73%) DevOps
5 374 (17.54%) OOP
6 331 (15.53%) OO
7 329 (15.43%) E-Commerce
8 292 (13.70%) Software Engineering
9 255 (11.96%) Open Source
10 201 (9.43%) TDD
11 179 (8.40%) Scrum
12 163 (7.65%) Unit Testing
13 160 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
14 135 (6.33%) OO PHP
15 134 (6.29%) Front End Development
16 124 (5.82%) Configuration Management
17 108 (5.07%) Mentoring
18 103 (4.83%) SDLC
19 98 (4.60%) Analytics
20 97 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1699 (79.69%) PHP
2 1153 (54.08%) JavaScript
3 413 (19.37%) Python
4 322 (15.10%) Bash Shell
5 312 (14.63%) SQL
6 292 (13.70%) Java
7 265 (12.43%) Perl
8 170 (7.97%) Ruby
9 86 (4.03%) PHP 7
10 74 (3.47%) C#
11 65 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 63 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 53 (2.49%) PHP 5
14 49 (2.30%) C++
15 48 (2.25%) C
16 37 (1.74%) XPath
17 24 (1.13%) R
18 16 (0.75%) ES6
19 15 (0.70%) VBScript
20 14 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (9.10%) Degree
2 103 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.70%) CCNA
7 15 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.47%) RHCA
11 8 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.33%) RHCE
13 5 (0.23%) ISEB
13 5 (0.23%) PhD
14 4 (0.19%) CCNP
14 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.64%) QA
2 42 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.03%) SLA
5 10 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.33%) PMO
6 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.28%) GDPR
8 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.14%) DICOM
9 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) WCAG
10 2 (0.094%) MiFID
11 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.047%) GCP
11 1 (0.047%) Section 508
11 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 206 (9.66%) Docker
2 132 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.42%) Varnish
4 57 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 40 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 39 (1.83%) Xen
7 37 (1.74%) KVM
8 31 (1.45%) vSphere
9 28 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.08%) NFS
11 22 (1.03%) vCloud
11 22 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.80%) iptables
13 16 (0.75%) Squid
14 15 (0.70%) Samba
14 15 (0.70%) XenServer
15 14 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 12 (0.56%) LXC
16 12 (0.56%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 287 (13.46%) Puppet
2 219 (10.27%) Opscode Chef
3 168 (7.88%) Ansible
4 109 (5.11%) Nagios
5 36 (1.69%) Terraform
6 33 (1.55%) HAProxy
7 32 (1.50%) Kubernetes
8 27 (1.27%) Salt
9 21 (0.98%) Cacti
10 20 (0.94%) Grafana
10 20 (0.94%) Graphite
11 16 (0.75%) Icinga
12 15 (0.70%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.66%) logstash
13 14 (0.66%) SELinux
14 13 (0.61%) Packer
15 12 (0.56%) Check_MK
15 12 (0.56%) cPanel
16 11 (0.52%) CFEngine
17 10 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 293 (13.74%) Zend
2 179 (8.40%) VMware
3 152 (7.13%) Red Hat
4 117 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 117 (5.49%) Oracle
5 60 (2.81%) Google
6 43 (2.02%) Cisco
7 33 (1.55%) Citrix
8 25 (1.17%) New Relic
9 21 (0.98%) SaltStack
10 17 (0.80%) Adobe
10 17 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.80%) Percona
11 16 (0.75%) Rackspace
12 14 (0.66%) Apple
12 14 (0.66%) Facebook
12 14 (0.66%) Sencha
13 13 (0.61%) Palo Alto
13 13 (0.61%) Splunk
14 12 (0.56%) Twitter
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum **Amazing Opportunity - Apply now!**
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Remote work, Pension, free laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday