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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 241 218
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1104 1514 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.45% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 3.77% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1399 1438
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -0.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

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 34853 40177 42604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.63% 38.53% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29580 34709 36216
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 £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -18 1058 £40,000 -5.88% 183
London -59 327 £50,000 - 59
South East -70 166 £40,000 - 33
North West +52 135 £40,000 +14.28% 19
West Midlands +20 109 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Yorkshire -10 89 £40,000 - 19
Manchester +23 81 £41,250 +17.85% 9
South West -6 80 £36,000 -4.00% 14
East Midlands +40 75 £32,500 - 12
East of England +31 71 £36,250 -9.37% 4
West Yorkshire -2 59 £40,000 - 15
Leeds +5 47 £40,000 - 13
Hampshire -46 47 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Hertfordshire +61 46 £37,500 -6.25% 2
City of London -1 44 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Birmingham +16 37 £32,500 - 6
Nottinghamshire +25 32 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Berkshire -5 30 £36,750 -26.50% 6
Solihull -2 29 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Lancashire - 29 £35,000 - 3
Nottingham +28 26 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Milton Keynes +6 26 £42,500 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire 0 26 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +19 23 £40,000 - 7
Scotland +8 20 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Leicestershire -4 20 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Derbyshire - 19 £32,500 - 3
Surrey +12 18 £44,000 -12.00% 8
Derby - 18 £29,000 - 2
Cheshire -3 17 £40,000 +1.91% 5

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1618 (78.85%) PHP
2 1558 (75.93%) MySQL
3 1300 (63.35%) Linux
4 1083 (52.78%) JavaScript
5 1065 (51.90%) HTML
6 1041 (50.73%) CSS
7 902 (43.96%) Apache
8 612 (29.82%) Git (software)
9 587 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
10 572 (27.88%) jQuery
11 515 (25.10%) Web Development
12 480 (23.39%) MVC
13 434 (21.15%) HTML5
14 417 (20.32%) Python
15 394 (19.20%) OOP
16 366 (17.84%) AngularJS
17 345 (16.81%) DevOps
18 341 (16.62%) OO
19 340 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
20 322 (15.69%) Laravel
21 319 (15.55%) Symfony
21 319 (15.55%) E-Commerce
22 317 (15.45%) Bash Shell
23 302 (14.72%) Software Engineering
24 298 (14.52%) SQL
25 289 (14.08%) Java
26 279 (13.60%) Zend
27 272 (13.26%) Perl
28 264 (12.87%) Puppet
29 261 (12.72%) 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
1 902 (43.96%) Apache
2 190 (9.26%) nginx
3 168 (8.19%) Drupal
4 163 (7.94%) WordPress
5 157 (7.65%) Tomcat
6 143 (6.97%) CMS
7 142 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
8 104 (5.07%) IIS
9 61 (2.97%) OpenStack
10 52 (2.53%) JBoss
11 50 (2.44%) Apache Spark
12 33 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 32 (1.56%) Confluence
13 32 (1.56%) WebLogic
14 31 (1.51%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.97%) Apache Pig
15 20 (0.97%) MS Exchange
16 17 (0.83%) Jetty
17 13 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.097%) HipChat
8 1 (0.049%) GIMP
8 1 (0.049%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 109 (5.31%) Magento
2 32 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.34%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.097%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 340 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (4.92%) SaaS
3 76 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (3.46%) GitHub
6 67 (3.27%) Amazon S3
7 45 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (2.14%) PaaS
9 40 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 33 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (1.56%) IaaS
12 21 (1.02%) Google Analytics
13 19 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.68%) Office 365
16 12 (0.58%) Route 53
17 10 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
19 7 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
19 7 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.99%) DNS
2 113 (5.51%) TCP/IP
3 109 (5.31%) Firewall
4 88 (4.29%) Internet
5 66 (3.22%) HTTP
6 50 (2.44%) SAN
7 38 (1.85%) LDAP
8 37 (1.80%) SSH
8 37 (1.80%) WAN
9 35 (1.71%) SSL
10 34 (1.66%) DHCP
11 33 (1.61%) VPN
12 32 (1.56%) VoIP
13 25 (1.22%) LAN
14 24 (1.17%) iSCSI
15 20 (0.97%) NAS
16 18 (0.88%) SMTP
17 17 (0.83%) HTTPS
18 16 (0.78%) ATM
18 16 (0.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1558 (75.93%) MySQL
2 202 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 141 (6.87%) SQL Server
4 137 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 135 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 121 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
7 80 (3.90%) Redis
8 73 (3.56%) Big Data
9 70 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 63 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
11 40 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.90%) MariaDB
13 26 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (1.17%) Apache Hive
15 22 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.88%) Neo4j
17 14 (0.68%) GIS
18 11 (0.54%) HBase
19 10 (0.49%) Data Mining
20 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 612 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 201 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 188 (9.16%) Subversion
4 111 (5.41%) JIRA
5 67 (3.27%) gulp
6 65 (3.17%) PHPUnit
7 52 (2.53%) Grunt
8 50 (2.44%) Vagrant
9 43 (2.10%) GitLab
10 37 (1.80%) Selenium
11 33 (1.61%) PhantomJS
11 33 (1.61%) webpack
12 30 (1.46%) Travis CI
13 27 (1.32%) Maven
14 25 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.12%) Redmine
16 21 (1.02%) JUnit
17 18 (0.88%) JMeter
18 17 (0.83%) Bitbucket
18 17 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 176 (8.58%) Marketing
2 169 (8.24%) Finance
3 71 (3.46%) Retail
4 68 (3.31%) Games
5 50 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.19%) Advertising
7 33 (1.61%) Banking
8 27 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.02%) Back Office
10 20 (0.97%) Publishing
11 18 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.68%) Electronics
13 12 (0.58%) Legal
14 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.39%) French Language
15 8 (0.39%) German Language
16 6 (0.29%) Law
17 5 (0.24%) Military
17 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1335 (65.06%) Developer
2 973 (47.42%) PHP Developer
3 308 (15.01%) Senior Developer
4 272 (13.26%) Web Developer
5 237 (11.55%) LAMP Developer
6 220 (10.72%) Senior PHP Developer
7 188 (9.16%) Administrator
7 188 (9.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 180 (8.77%) PHP Web Developer
9 175 (8.53%) Systems Administrator
10 163 (7.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 150 (7.31%) MySQL Developer
12 146 (7.12%) Linux Administrator
13 144 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 139 (6.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 138 (6.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 130 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
17 124 (6.04%) Software Developer
18 118 (5.75%) HTML Developer
19 116 (5.65%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1065 (51.90%) HTML
2 1041 (50.73%) CSS
3 572 (27.88%) jQuery
4 434 (21.15%) HTML5
5 366 (17.84%) AngularJS
6 322 (15.69%) Laravel
7 319 (15.55%) Symfony
8 261 (12.72%) Web Services
9 211 (10.28%) LEMP Stack
10 202 (9.84%) Ajax
10 202 (9.84%) Node.js
11 197 (9.60%) XML
12 194 (9.45%) CSS3
13 154 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 136 (6.63%) REST
15 130 (6.34%) SOAP
16 122 (5.95%) JSON
17 112 (5.46%) .NET
17 112 (5.46%) Sass
18 109 (5.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 127 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
3 102 (4.97%) User Experience
4 87 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (3.95%) iPad
6 75 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (2.24%) Fintech
9 45 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.27%) Replication
12 24 (1.17%) BBC
13 22 (1.07%) PKI
14 19 (0.93%) Wiki
15 16 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.73%) e-Learning
16 15 (0.73%) Online Games
16 15 (0.73%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.68%) Social Media
18 13 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1300 (63.35%) Linux
2 236 (11.50%) Windows
3 183 (8.92%) CentOS
4 151 (7.36%) Ubuntu
5 139 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 120 (5.85%) Unix
7 90 (4.39%) Debian
7 90 (4.39%) Windows Server
8 51 (2.49%) Apple iOS
9 50 (2.44%) Android
10 23 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.39%) Fedora
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.24%) Solaris
14 5 (0.24%) SUSE
15 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (25.10%) Web Development
3 480 (23.39%) MVC
4 394 (19.20%) OOP
5 345 (16.81%) DevOps
6 341 (16.62%) OO
7 319 (15.55%) E-Commerce
8 302 (14.72%) Software Engineering
9 256 (12.48%) Open Source
10 198 (9.65%) Scrum
11 192 (9.36%) TDD
12 164 (7.99%) Unit Testing
13 150 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
14 138 (6.73%) OO PHP
15 116 (5.65%) Configuration Management
15 116 (5.65%) Front End Development
16 110 (5.36%) SDLC
17 99 (4.82%) Analytics
18 86 (4.19%) Mentoring
19 77 (3.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1618 (78.85%) PHP
2 1083 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 417 (20.32%) Python
4 317 (15.45%) Bash Shell
5 298 (14.52%) SQL
6 289 (14.08%) Java
7 272 (13.26%) Perl
8 163 (7.94%) Ruby
9 84 (4.09%) PHP 7
10 77 (3.75%) C#
11 69 (3.36%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 61 (2.97%) PHP 5
14 57 (2.78%) C++
15 48 (2.34%) C
16 36 (1.75%) XPath
17 28 (1.36%) R
18 17 (0.83%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.78%) Objective-C
20 14 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 199 (9.70%) Degree
2 37 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.78%) CCNA
6 16 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (0.54%) RHCA
9 10 (0.49%) RHCE
10 9 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.34%) ISEB
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.24%) PhD
13 4 (0.19%) MCSE
14 3 (0.15%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.15%) CCNP
14 3 (0.15%) CISSP
14 3 (0.15%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.73%) QA
2 40 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.12%) SLA
5 12 (0.58%) PMO
6 7 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.15%) DICOM
8 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
8 3 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.097%) GCP
9 2 (0.097%) WCAG
10 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.049%) Section 508
10 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 172 (8.38%) Docker
2 135 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (3.85%) Varnish
4 48 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 45 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 38 (1.85%) vSphere
7 36 (1.75%) KVM
8 35 (1.71%) Xen
9 26 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.12%) NFS
11 21 (1.02%) iptables
11 21 (1.02%) vCloud
12 20 (0.97%) Squid
13 15 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (0.68%) XenServer
15 13 (0.63%) Samba
16 11 (0.54%) LXC
17 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 264 (12.87%) Puppet
2 200 (9.75%) Opscode Chef
3 154 (7.50%) Ansible
4 112 (5.46%) Nagios
5 35 (1.71%) HAProxy
6 31 (1.51%) Terraform
7 28 (1.36%) Kubernetes
7 28 (1.36%) Salt
8 14 (0.68%) Cacti
8 14 (0.68%) Check_MK
8 14 (0.68%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.63%) Grafana
9 13 (0.63%) Graphite
10 11 (0.54%) Icinga
11 10 (0.49%) cPanel
11 10 (0.49%) logstash
11 10 (0.49%) Packer
11 10 (0.49%) WSUS
12 9 (0.44%) CFEngine
12 9 (0.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 279 (13.60%) Zend
2 181 (8.82%) VMware
3 140 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 137 (6.68%) Oracle
5 115 (5.60%) Microsoft
6 53 (2.58%) Google
7 41 (2.00%) Cisco
8 25 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 25 (1.22%) Citrix
9 23 (1.12%) New Relic
10 21 (1.02%) SaltStack
11 20 (0.97%) Percona
12 17 (0.83%) Adobe
12 17 (0.83%) Rackspace
13 15 (0.73%) Apple
14 14 (0.68%) Sony
15 13 (0.63%) SAP
15 13 (0.63%) Twitter
16 12 (0.58%) Facebook
16 12 (0.58%) Splunk
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 per annum + Learn Magento 2
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, onsite gym, flexi-hours, pe
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + parking, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Training and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits, Bonus and Medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up To £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago