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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 234 219
Rank change year-on-year -38 -15  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1070 1448 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.47% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 3.78% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1359 1467
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 36222 38335 41749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.73% 38.96% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139498 148070 160996
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 10 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 28 June 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 -54 986 £42,500 - 193
UK excluding London -41 629 £38,500 +2.66% 138
London -49 389 £55,000 +4.76% 60
North of England +35 211 £40,000 +14.28% 36
South East -100 143 £42,500 - 40
Midlands +8 108 £32,500 +3.17% 31
South West -13 89 £37,500 - 15
East of England -34 44 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Scotland +25 28 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Wales +4 6 £52,163 +34.61% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1734 (79.25%) PHP
2 1667 (76.19%) MySQL
3 1385 (63.30%) Linux
4 1178 (53.84%) JavaScript
5 1130 (51.65%) HTML
6 1093 (49.95%) CSS
7 990 (45.25%) Apache
8 737 (33.68%) Git (software)
9 618 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
10 615 (28.11%) jQuery
11 605 (27.65%) Web Development
12 504 (23.03%) MVC
13 427 (19.52%) HTML5
14 424 (19.38%) DevOps
15 410 (18.74%) Python
16 382 (17.46%) Laravel
17 369 (16.86%) OOP
18 365 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
19 360 (16.45%) Bash Shell
20 355 (16.22%) AngularJS
21 342 (15.63%) Symfony
22 341 (15.59%) OO
23 327 (14.95%) E-Commerce
24 325 (14.85%) Puppet
25 318 (14.53%) SQL
26 303 (13.85%) Zend
27 287 (13.12%) Java
28 281 (12.84%) LEMP Stack
29 280 (12.80%) Windows
30 272 (12.43%) 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
1 990 (45.25%) Apache
2 241 (11.01%) nginx
3 193 (8.82%) Drupal
4 187 (8.55%) WordPress
5 183 (8.36%) CMS
6 161 (7.36%) Tomcat
7 136 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
8 105 (4.80%) IIS
9 87 (3.98%) OpenStack
10 50 (2.29%) JBoss
11 31 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.37%) Apache Solr
12 30 (1.37%) Apache Spark
13 24 (1.10%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.96%) MS Exchange
15 20 (0.91%) Confluence
15 20 (0.91%) Jetty
16 18 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.78%) CloudStack
17 17 (0.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 17 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.091%) HipChat
8 1 (0.046%) GIMP
8 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 128 (5.85%) Magento
2 32 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.27%) Shopify
6 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.14%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.091%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.091%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.091%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 365 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (5.21%) SaaS
3 100 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (3.98%) Amazon S3
5 84 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (3.47%) GitHub
7 42 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 39 (1.78%) PaaS
9 35 (1.60%) IaaS
10 29 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.91%) Google Analytics
14 18 (0.82%) Office 365
15 16 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
16 15 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (0.64%) Route 53
18 9 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
19 8 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 140 (6.40%) DNS
2 139 (6.35%) Firewall
3 126 (5.76%) TCP/IP
4 89 (4.07%) Internet
5 73 (3.34%) HTTP
6 63 (2.88%) VPN
7 61 (2.79%) SSH
8 58 (2.65%) SAN
9 51 (2.33%) WAN
10 45 (2.06%) DHCP
11 44 (2.01%) VoIP
12 42 (1.92%) LAN
13 37 (1.69%) LDAP
14 35 (1.60%) iSCSI
14 35 (1.60%) SSL
15 30 (1.37%) SMTP
16 26 (1.19%) VLAN
17 25 (1.14%) SNMP
18 24 (1.10%) HTTPS
19 22 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1667 (76.19%) MySQL
2 189 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 149 (6.81%) SQL Server
4 134 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 133 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
6 114 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 83 (3.79%) Redis
8 74 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
8 74 (3.38%) MariaDB
9 51 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.19%) Big Data
11 31 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.64%) Couchbase
14 13 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.55%) HBase
15 12 (0.55%) InfluxDB
16 11 (0.50%) MemSQL
16 11 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 737 (33.68%) Git (software)
2 243 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 199 (9.10%) Subversion
4 107 (4.89%) JIRA
5 89 (4.07%) gulp
6 85 (3.88%) PHPUnit
7 66 (3.02%) Vagrant
8 65 (2.97%) Grunt
9 43 (1.97%) Selenium
10 39 (1.78%) GitLab
11 37 (1.69%) Maven
12 36 (1.65%) PhantomJS
12 36 (1.65%) webpack
13 33 (1.51%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (1.19%) JMeter
15 26 (1.19%) JUnit
16 24 (1.10%) Travis CI
17 20 (0.91%) Bitbucket
18 16 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 214 (9.78%) Marketing
2 181 (8.27%) Finance
3 82 (3.75%) Games
4 67 (3.06%) Retail
5 53 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.38%) Advertising
7 43 (1.97%) Banking
8 28 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.10%) Legal
10 23 (1.05%) Back Office
11 17 (0.78%) Electronics
12 11 (0.50%) Publishing
13 7 (0.32%) Automotive
13 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.18%) French Language
17 3 (0.14%) Law
18 2 (0.091%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1465 (66.96%) Developer
2 1048 (47.90%) PHP Developer
3 324 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 309 (14.12%) Web Developer
5 244 (11.15%) LAMP Developer
6 231 (10.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 211 (9.64%) PHP Web Developer
8 198 (9.05%) Administrator
8 198 (9.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 189 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
10 176 (8.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 165 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
12 158 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
13 153 (6.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 129 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
14 129 (5.90%) MySQL Developer
15 122 (5.58%) HTML Developer
16 120 (5.48%) Software Developer
17 119 (5.44%) Lead Developer
18 117 (5.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1130 (51.65%) HTML
2 1093 (49.95%) CSS
3 615 (28.11%) jQuery
4 427 (19.52%) HTML5
5 382 (17.46%) Laravel
6 355 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 342 (15.63%) Symfony
8 281 (12.84%) LEMP Stack
9 272 (12.43%) Web Services
10 216 (9.87%) XML
11 213 (9.73%) CSS3
12 200 (9.14%) Ajax
13 195 (8.91%) Node.js
14 168 (7.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 155 (7.08%) SOAP
16 151 (6.90%) RESTful
17 149 (6.81%) JSON
18 144 (6.58%) REST
19 139 (6.35%) Sass
20 136 (6.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 155 (7.08%) User Experience
3 136 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
4 111 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 106 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (3.98%) iPad
7 62 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (2.61%) Fintech
9 53 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 41 (1.87%) Replication
11 29 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.91%) Clustering
13 18 (0.82%) BBC
13 18 (0.82%) e-Learning
13 18 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.82%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.78%) Online Games
15 14 (0.64%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.64%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1385 (63.30%) Linux
2 280 (12.80%) Windows
3 215 (9.83%) CentOS
4 154 (7.04%) Ubuntu
5 143 (6.54%) Unix
6 142 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 108 (4.94%) Debian
8 92 (4.20%) Windows Server
9 76 (3.47%) Android
10 74 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.82%) Fedora
15 12 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.41%) VMS
17 7 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.32%) Solaris
18 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (27.65%) Web Development
3 504 (23.03%) MVC
4 424 (19.38%) DevOps
5 369 (16.86%) OOP
6 341 (15.59%) OO
7 327 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 263 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 246 (11.24%) Open Source
10 209 (9.55%) TDD
11 188 (8.59%) Scrum
12 177 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
13 153 (6.99%) Unit Testing
14 149 (6.81%) Front End Development
15 141 (6.44%) Configuration Management
16 140 (6.40%) OO PHP
17 128 (5.85%) Mentoring
18 95 (4.34%) SDLC
18 95 (4.34%) Test Automation
19 90 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1734 (79.25%) PHP
2 1178 (53.84%) JavaScript
3 410 (18.74%) Python
4 360 (16.45%) Bash Shell
5 318 (14.53%) SQL
6 287 (13.12%) Java
7 268 (12.25%) Perl
8 200 (9.14%) Ruby
9 88 (4.02%) PHP 7
10 74 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 68 (3.11%) C#
12 65 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 62 (2.83%) PHP 5
14 42 (1.92%) C++
15 41 (1.87%) C
16 37 (1.69%) XPath
17 24 (1.10%) ES6
18 17 (0.78%) R
19 16 (0.73%) AWK
19 16 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 181 (8.27%) Degree
2 93 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.46%) CCNA
8 9 (0.41%) RHCE
8 9 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.32%) RHCA
11 5 (0.23%) ISEB
11 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.23%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.39%) QA
2 38 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.91%) SLA
5 10 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.41%) GCP
6 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.37%) GDPR
8 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.14%) DICOM
10 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.14%) HL7
11 2 (0.091%) PMO
11 2 (0.091%) WCAG
12 1 (0.046%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.046%) MiFID
12 1 (0.046%) Section 508
12 1 (0.046%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 246 (11.24%) Docker
2 129 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (3.29%) Varnish
4 61 (2.79%) Active Directory
5 44 (2.01%) Xen
6 39 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 37 (1.69%) KVM
8 34 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (1.37%) NFS
10 28 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.28%) vSphere
11 26 (1.19%) Samba
12 22 (1.01%) XenServer
13 20 (0.91%) VirtualBox
14 19 (0.87%) iptables
15 16 (0.73%) Postfix
16 15 (0.69%) vCloud
17 14 (0.64%) Squid
18 13 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 12 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 325 (14.85%) Puppet
2 245 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
3 186 (8.50%) Ansible
4 126 (5.76%) Nagios
5 44 (2.01%) HAProxy
6 39 (1.78%) Kubernetes
7 38 (1.74%) Terraform
8 35 (1.60%) Salt
9 28 (1.28%) Graphite
10 25 (1.14%) Cacti
11 24 (1.10%) logstash
12 22 (1.01%) Grafana
12 22 (1.01%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.96%) Icinga
14 20 (0.91%) cPanel
15 19 (0.87%) SELinux
16 15 (0.69%) Packer
17 14 (0.64%) CFEngine
18 12 (0.55%) Check_MK
19 11 (0.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 303 (13.85%) Zend
2 179 (8.18%) VMware
3 170 (7.77%) Red Hat
4 106 (4.84%) Oracle
5 103 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 71 (3.24%) Google
7 45 (2.06%) Cisco
8 36 (1.65%) Citrix
9 29 (1.33%) SaltStack
10 23 (1.05%) New Relic
11 20 (0.91%) Rackspace
12 18 (0.82%) Sencha
13 16 (0.73%) Adobe
14 15 (0.69%) Apple
14 15 (0.69%) Palo Alto
15 14 (0.64%) Facebook
15 14 (0.64%) NetApp
15 14 (0.64%) Percona
16 13 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.59%) Dell
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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London
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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West London
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