Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 398 428 356
Rank change year-on-year +30 -72 -61
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 450 987 1,533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 1.83% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 444 896 1,460
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,125 £65,000 £67,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27,242 53,924 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.93% 37.70% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22,489 44,444 57,806
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +23 409 £45,000 - 55
UK excluding London +95 354 £40,000 - 51
South East +53 111 £45,000 - 10
North of England +150 75 £45,000 +12.50% 16
London -28 72 £65,000 +23.81% 7
South West +58 69 £40,000 - 11
Yorkshire +151 48 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East of England +99 44 £45,000 -8.86% 2
Work from Home +52 42 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Midlands +52 36 £40,000 +14.29% 9
North West +87 26 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Midlands +72 18 £51,250 +46.43% 4
East Midlands +36 18 £40,000 - 5
Wales +31 11 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Scotland +75 8 £32,500 -4.41% 1
North East +28 1 £36,500 -32.41%

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 403 (89.56%) PHP
2 325 (72.22%) MySQL
3 280 (62.22%) JavaScript
4 267 (59.33%) HTML
5 250 (55.56%) Linux
6 237 (52.67%) CSS
7 172 (38.22%) OOP
7 172 (38.22%) Apache
7 172 (38.22%) Laravel
8 165 (36.67%) Git (software)
9 161 (35.78%) MVC
10 134 (29.78%) jQuery
11 130 (28.89%) Web Development
12 119 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
13 104 (23.11%) OO
14 103 (22.89%) AWS
15 100 (22.22%) Symfony
16 93 (20.67%) Web Services
17 84 (18.67%) Docker
18 78 (17.33%) SQL
19 74 (16.44%) E-Commerce
20 72 (16.00%) REST
21 62 (13.78%) Zend
21 62 (13.78%) OO PHP
22 60 (13.33%) DevOps
22 60 (13.33%) Mobile App
23 59 (13.11%) HTML5
23 59 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
24 55 (12.22%) Retail
25 53 (11.78%) SQL Server

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
1 172 (38.22%) Apache
2 40 (8.89%) WordPress
3 34 (7.56%) nginx
4 27 (6.00%) CMS
5 22 (4.89%) Drupal
6 18 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.67%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.44%) Confluence
9 11 (2.44%) IIS
10 6 (1.33%) Moodle
11 5 (1.11%) Liferay
11 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.89%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.89%) JBoss
12 4 (0.89%) Resin
12 4 (0.89%) SilverStripe
12 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.89%) Adobe XD
1 4 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (6.67%) Magento
2 6 (1.33%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 103 (22.89%) AWS
2 51 (11.33%) Azure
3 35 (7.78%) SaaS
4 20 (4.44%) GitHub
5 15 (3.33%) GCP
6 14 (3.11%) IaaS
7 13 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (2.89%) Serverless
8 12 (2.67%) npm
9 10 (2.22%) Google Analytics
9 10 (2.22%) PaaS
10 8 (1.78%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
13 5 (1.11%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (1.11%) Office 365
14 4 (0.89%) Datadog
14 4 (0.89%) Zapier
15 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.00%) Network Security
2 21 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.22%) Firewall
4 9 (2.00%) HTTP
5 8 (1.78%) Internet
6 7 (1.56%) SSL
7 6 (1.33%) DNS
8 5 (1.11%) IPv6
9 4 (0.89%) Intranet
9 4 (0.89%) IPv4
9 4 (0.89%) SAN
9 4 (0.89%) SSH
9 4 (0.89%) VPN
10 3 (0.67%) VLAN
11 2 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.44%) Broadband
11 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.44%) MPLS
11 2 (0.44%) SMS
11 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (72.22%) MySQL
2 53 (11.78%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.33%) Redis
4 22 (4.89%) MariaDB
4 22 (4.89%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
8 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.67%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 165 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.11%) PHPUnit
4 28 (6.22%) webpack
5 27 (6.00%) Bitbucket
5 27 (6.00%) gulp
6 26 (5.78%) JIRA
7 21 (4.67%) Vagrant
8 12 (2.67%) Selenium
9 11 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.00%) GitLab
11 8 (1.78%) Grunt
11 8 (1.78%) PhpStorm
11 8 (1.78%) Subversion
12 5 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (1.11%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.89%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.67%) Xdebug
General
1 55 (12.22%) Retail
2 43 (9.56%) Finance
2 43 (9.56%) Marketing
3 17 (3.78%) Games
4 14 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.00%) Law
5 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.00%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.78%) Advertising
7 7 (1.56%) Digital Economy
8 5 (1.11%) Billing
8 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.89%) Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) iGaming
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 343 (76.22%) Developer
2 231 (51.33%) PHP Developer
3 85 (18.89%) Senior Developer
4 70 (15.56%) LAMP Developer
5 66 (14.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 57 (12.67%) Software Developer
7 55 (12.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 48 (10.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 38 (8.44%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 34 (7.56%) Web Developer
11 31 (6.89%) Senior Software Developer
12 23 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (4.67%) PHP Web Developer
14 19 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.56%) E-Commerce Developer
16 15 (3.33%) Magento Developer
17 14 (3.11%) Backend Developer
17 14 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
17 14 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (59.33%) HTML
2 237 (52.67%) CSS
3 172 (38.22%) Laravel
4 134 (29.78%) jQuery
5 100 (22.22%) Symfony
6 93 (20.67%) Web Services
7 72 (16.00%) REST
8 59 (13.11%) HTML5
9 47 (10.44%) LEMP Stack
10 46 (10.22%) CSS3
11 45 (10.00%) SOAP
12 42 (9.33%) Sass
13 41 (9.11%) JSON
14 39 (8.67%) Yii
15 36 (8.00%) Ajax
15 36 (8.00%) Node.js
16 35 (7.78%) Vue.js
17 33 (7.33%) AngularJS
18 31 (6.89%) RESTful
19 19 (4.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 30 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (6.67%) User Experience
3 29 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.00%) e-Learning
9 8 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.67%) Bitcoin
13 3 (0.67%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.67%) EPoS
13 3 (0.67%) W3C
14 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 250 (55.56%) Linux
2 36 (8.00%) Windows
3 34 (7.56%) CentOS
3 34 (7.56%) Ubuntu
4 15 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.44%) Unix
7 8 (1.78%) FreeBSD
7 8 (1.78%) FreeNAS
8 7 (1.56%) Debian
9 6 (1.33%) Android
9 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.89%) Fedora
11 4 (0.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (38.22%) OOP
2 161 (35.78%) MVC
3 130 (28.89%) Web Development
4 119 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (23.11%) OO
6 74 (16.44%) E-Commerce
7 62 (13.78%) OO PHP
8 60 (13.33%) DevOps
9 59 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (10.89%) Mobile Application Development
12 38 (8.44%) Test Automation
13 31 (6.89%) Software Engineering
14 30 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (6.44%) Mentoring
16 27 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (5.78%) B2C
17 26 (5.78%) Front End Development
18 24 (5.33%) CRM
19 22 (4.89%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 403 (89.56%) PHP
2 280 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 78 (17.33%) SQL
4 50 (11.11%) Python
5 35 (7.78%) Java
6 32 (7.11%) PHP 7
7 31 (6.89%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.11%) PHP 5
9 21 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.33%) C
11 13 (2.89%) C#
11 13 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.67%) Perl
13 8 (1.78%) Ruby
13 8 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.89%) Go
15 3 (0.67%) C++
15 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.44%) ES6
16 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (4.67%) Degree
2 11 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.67%) ISEB
4 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.22%) HND
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.22%) MCSE
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.56%) GDPR
1 7 (1.56%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (18.67%) Docker
2 19 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.89%) KVM
4 8 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.56%) vSphere
6 4 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.67%) NFS
7 3 (0.67%) Samba
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.44%) Squid
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.22%) pfSense
9 1 (0.22%) Varnish
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (11.11%) Ansible
2 26 (5.78%) Kubernetes
3 25 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.33%) Puppet
5 16 (3.56%) Terraform
6 9 (2.00%) Proxmox
7 7 (1.56%) Nagios
8 6 (1.33%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.89%) Icinga
9 4 (0.89%) Salt
10 3 (0.67%) cPanel
11 1 (0.22%) Grafana
11 1 (0.22%) Plesk
11 1 (0.22%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.22%) Rancher
11 1 (0.22%) Scalr
11 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (13.78%) Zend
2 22 (4.89%) Google
2 22 (4.89%) VMware
3 20 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.00%) SaltStack
7 8 (1.78%) Percona
8 6 (1.33%) Adobe
8 6 (1.33%) Citrix
8 6 (1.33%) HubSpot
8 6 (1.33%) Marketo
8 6 (1.33%) Pardot
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle
10 4 (0.89%) ATG
10 4 (0.89%) New Relic
11 3 (0.67%) Rollbar
11 3 (0.67%) Twitter
12 2 (0.44%) Apple
12 2 (0.44%) SAP