Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 437 419
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 -66
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 669 528 1,075
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 1.59% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 521 453 921
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 41,527 33,191 54,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 39.72% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28,995 27,503 45,270
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for LAMP in the UK

LAMP
Top 15 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 14 June 2021. 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 +21 631 £44,000 -2.22% 141
UK excluding London +33 519 £42,500 +6.25% 122
South East +78 248 £42,500 -5.56% 28
Work from Home -70 185 £45,000 -10.00% 54
London -3 130 £50,000 -16.67% 26
South West -5 124 £41,750 +4.38% 20
Midlands -24 52 £40,000 - 25
North of England -88 47 £42,500 - 33
North West -25 30 £42,500 -5.56% 18
East Midlands -29 27 £35,000 -12.50% 13
West Midlands -34 25 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Scotland -27 24 £50,000 +26.58% 5
East of England -18 22 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire -81 17 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 517 (77.28%) PHP
2 440 (65.77%) MySQL
3 416 (62.18%) JavaScript
4 384 (57.40%) HTML
5 381 (56.95%) CSS
6 367 (54.86%) Linux
7 307 (45.89%) Git (software)
8 234 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
9 233 (34.83%) Apache
10 186 (27.80%) MVC
11 176 (26.31%) Laravel
12 170 (25.41%) OOP
13 165 (24.66%) AWS
14 158 (23.62%) Node.js
15 150 (22.42%) Web Development
16 144 (21.52%) E-Commerce
17 141 (21.08%) DevOps
18 139 (20.78%) AngularJS
18 139 (20.78%) Web Services
19 137 (20.48%) Python
20 136 (20.33%) Symfony
21 135 (20.18%) HTML5
21 135 (20.18%) Docker
22 126 (18.83%) React
23 124 (18.54%) Social Skills
24 122 (18.24%) RESTful
25 120 (17.94%) OO
26 118 (17.64%) Degree
26 118 (17.64%) Finance
27 116 (17.34%) Java

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
1 233 (34.83%) Apache
2 66 (9.87%) WordPress
3 56 (8.37%) CMS
4 55 (8.22%) Apache Spark
4 55 (8.22%) GemFire
5 52 (7.77%) Drupal
6 38 (5.68%) nginx
7 25 (3.74%) Confluence
8 21 (3.14%) IIS
9 13 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.05%) JBoss
13 5 (0.75%) Facebook Platform
13 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.30%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.60%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.60%) Sketch
3 3 (0.45%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.30%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Figma
Business Applications
1 27 (4.04%) Magento
2 20 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (2.09%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 165 (24.66%) AWS
2 93 (13.90%) GitHub
3 72 (10.76%) Azure
4 54 (8.07%) SaaS
5 50 (7.47%) GCP
6 24 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
8 15 (2.24%) Microsoft 365
9 12 (1.79%) npm
10 11 (1.64%) OneDrive
11 10 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.49%) DigitalOcean
12 9 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.20%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.05%) Datadog
15 6 (0.90%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.60%) Route 53
17 4 (0.60%) Twilio
17 4 (0.60%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.68%) SSL
2 35 (5.23%) DNS
3 22 (3.29%) Firewall
4 19 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.69%) Network Security
6 16 (2.39%) DHCP
7 14 (2.09%) VPN
8 13 (1.94%) HTTP
9 12 (1.79%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.05%) Intranet
10 7 (1.05%) VLAN
11 6 (0.90%) Broadband
11 6 (0.90%) Internet
11 6 (0.90%) SSH
12 5 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.75%) IPv4
12 5 (0.75%) IPv6
13 4 (0.60%) DSL
14 3 (0.45%) LAN
14 3 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (65.77%) MySQL
2 111 (16.59%) MariaDB
3 108 (16.14%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (12.11%) Redis
5 78 (11.66%) Relational Database
6 61 (9.12%) NoSQL
7 55 (8.22%) HBase
8 54 (8.07%) SQL Server
9 53 (7.92%) Big Data
10 45 (6.73%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.30%) Tableau
14 2 (0.30%) Tableau Server
15 1 (0.15%) Power BI
15 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 307 (45.89%) Git (software)
2 101 (15.10%) Jenkins
3 83 (12.41%) JIRA
4 69 (10.31%) Eclipse
5 62 (9.27%) Cucumber
6 57 (8.52%) Storybook
7 55 (8.22%) Cypress.io
7 55 (8.22%) Gradle
7 55 (8.22%) IntelliJ
7 55 (8.22%) JUnit
7 55 (8.22%) Mockito
7 55 (8.22%) Protractor
7 55 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 34 (5.08%) PHPUnit
9 28 (4.19%) SonarQube
10 23 (3.44%) Artifactory
11 14 (2.09%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.79%) gulp
13 8 (1.20%) GitLab
13 8 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 124 (18.54%) Social Skills
2 118 (17.64%) Finance
3 78 (11.66%) Retail
4 64 (9.57%) Law
5 56 (8.37%) Banking
6 33 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.59%) Marketing
8 20 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (2.24%) Games
10 8 (1.20%) Public Sector
11 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.60%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) Billing
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.30%) Legal
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 440 (65.77%) Developer
2 264 (39.46%) PHP Developer
3 70 (10.46%) Senior Developer
4 57 (8.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 54 (8.07%) Senior PHP Developer
6 48 (7.17%) Software Engineer
6 48 (7.17%) Web Developer
7 46 (6.88%) Junior
8 42 (6.28%) Junior Developer
8 42 (6.28%) LAMP Developer
9 34 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 33 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (4.93%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 27 (4.04%) Lead Developer
12 25 (3.74%) Backend Developer
13 24 (3.59%) Lead Software Engineer
14 23 (3.44%) Graduate
14 23 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
15 22 (3.29%) Graduate Developer
16 20 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (57.40%) HTML
2 381 (56.95%) CSS
3 176 (26.31%) Laravel
4 158 (23.62%) Node.js
5 139 (20.78%) AngularJS
5 139 (20.78%) Web Services
6 136 (20.33%) Symfony
7 135 (20.18%) HTML5
8 126 (18.83%) React
9 122 (18.24%) RESTful
10 114 (17.04%) JSON
11 100 (14.95%) LAPP Stack
12 97 (14.50%) jQuery
13 93 (13.90%) REST
14 76 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 65 (9.72%) Kafka
15 65 (9.72%) SOAP
15 65 (9.72%) Spring
16 64 (9.57%) CSS3
17 63 (9.42%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.30%) Linux Command Line
2 85 (12.71%) User Experience
3 58 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (4.33%) PKI
7 15 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.24%) iPad
8 13 (1.94%) Clustering
9 12 (1.79%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) Cyberattack
11 7 (1.05%) NHS
12 6 (0.90%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.75%) Derivative
13 5 (0.75%) Social Media
14 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 367 (54.86%) Linux
2 68 (10.16%) Unix
3 50 (7.47%) CentOS
4 48 (7.17%) Windows
5 42 (6.28%) Ubuntu
6 21 (3.14%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.84%) Debian
8 16 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.64%) Android
9 11 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.05%) Fedora
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.30%) VMS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (27.80%) MVC
3 170 (25.41%) OOP
4 150 (22.42%) Web Development
5 144 (21.52%) E-Commerce
6 141 (21.08%) DevOps
7 120 (17.94%) OO
8 113 (16.89%) Software Engineering
9 110 (16.44%) TDD
10 109 (16.29%) Computer Science
11 90 (13.45%) Microservices
12 83 (12.41%) Open Source
13 80 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (11.81%) Scrum
15 77 (11.51%) Fintech
16 55 (8.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 55 (8.22%) Digital Banking
16 55 (8.22%) Unit Testing
16 55 (8.22%) Validation
17 51 (7.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 517 (77.28%) PHP
2 416 (62.18%) JavaScript
3 137 (20.48%) Python
4 116 (17.34%) Java
5 72 (10.76%) Shell Script
6 62 (9.27%) Bash Shell
7 59 (8.82%) Groovy
8 58 (8.67%) SQL
9 33 (4.93%) Go
9 33 (4.93%) TypeScript
10 32 (4.78%) Perl
11 30 (4.48%) C#
12 26 (3.89%) PHP 7
13 20 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.64%) Ruby
15 9 (1.35%) PHP 5
16 8 (1.20%) ES6
17 5 (0.75%) C
18 3 (0.45%) C++
18 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (17.64%) Degree
2 55 (8.22%) OCP
2 55 (8.22%) Oracle Certification
3 20 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 14 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.35%) HND
6 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.49%) QA
3 9 (1.35%) Accessibility
4 7 (1.05%) WCAG
5 6 (0.90%) SLA
6 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.60%) WAI
8 1 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 135 (20.18%) Docker
2 55 (8.22%) HDFS
3 46 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (3.44%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.90%) iptables
6 4 (0.60%) Postfix
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.30%) NFS
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (14.20%) Ansible
2 70 (10.46%) Kubernetes
3 35 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (3.44%) Puppet
5 21 (3.14%) HAProxy
6 15 (2.24%) Terraform
7 9 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (1.20%) Icinga
9 6 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.75%) Nagios
11 4 (0.60%) Grafana
12 3 (0.45%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.30%) Munin
13 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.30%) Rancher
13 2 (0.30%) yum
14 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (12.11%) VMware
2 63 (9.42%) Zend
3 61 (9.12%) Okta
4 44 (6.58%) Google
5 32 (4.78%) Microsoft
6 24 (3.59%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.54%) Oracle
8 16 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.49%) NetIQ
9 10 (1.49%) WooCommerce
10 7 (1.05%) Adobe
10 7 (1.05%) Cisco
11 6 (0.90%) BT
11 6 (0.90%) Solarflare
12 5 (0.75%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.75%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.75%) Facebook
12 5 (0.75%) New Relic
12 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.30%) Talend