Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 461 371 485
Rank change year-on-year -90 +114 -87
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 754 356 864
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.66% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 479 322 746
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £27,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.54% -2.38% +5.00%

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 49,435 21,467 52,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.49% 43.93% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31,954 18,265 43,386
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 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 -61 724 £47,500 +5.56% 96
UK excluding London -56 563 £44,500 +8.54% 75
South East +3 292 £43,750 +2.94% 15
Work from Home -157 188 £47,500 +5.56% 19
London -116 163 £50,302 -16.16% 21
South West -20 138 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North of England -127 58 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Yorkshire -100 40 £37,500 -16.67% 9
Midlands -113 35 £43,750 +16.67% 15
East of England -102 24 £60,000 +41.18% 4
East Midlands -79 23 £40,000 +6.67% 5
North West -111 16 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Scotland -88 15 £46,500 +43.08% 1
West Midlands -93 12 £50,000 +33.33% 10
North East - 2 £37,060 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 511 (67.77%) Linux
2 485 (64.32%) PHP
3 462 (61.27%) MySQL
4 427 (56.63%) CSS
5 373 (49.47%) HTML
6 370 (49.07%) Git (software)
7 353 (46.82%) JavaScript
7 353 (46.82%) Apache
8 312 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
9 275 (36.47%) Node.js
10 246 (32.63%) Python
11 235 (31.17%) React
12 229 (30.37%) AWS
13 228 (30.24%) Full Stack Development
14 221 (29.31%) OO
15 218 (28.91%) Software Engineering
16 217 (28.78%) DevOps
17 213 (28.25%) MariaDB
18 200 (26.53%) Java
19 199 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
20 193 (25.60%) AngularJS
20 193 (25.60%) Ansible
20 193 (25.60%) LAPP Stack
21 189 (25.07%) Jenkins
21 189 (25.07%) Finance
22 182 (24.14%) TDD
23 181 (24.01%) RESTful
23 181 (24.01%) JSON
24 177 (23.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 173 (22.94%) Degree

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
1 353 (46.82%) Apache
2 134 (17.77%) Apache Spark
3 130 (17.24%) GemFire
4 79 (10.48%) WordPress
5 60 (7.96%) nginx
6 51 (6.76%) CMS
7 44 (5.84%) Drupal
8 36 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (4.51%) Confluence
10 33 (4.38%) IIS
11 28 (3.71%) Tomcat
12 22 (2.92%) SharePoint
13 9 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.93%) OpenEdge
16 5 (0.66%) JBoss
16 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
17 4 (0.53%) Luigi
18 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.13%) Figma
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 37 (4.91%) Magento
2 25 (3.32%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (1.99%) Shopify
4 4 (0.53%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 229 (30.37%) AWS
2 166 (22.02%) GitHub
3 165 (21.88%) Azure
4 86 (11.41%) GCP
5 81 (10.74%) Amazon Kinesis
6 64 (8.49%) SaaS
7 48 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (3.18%) OpenShift
9 21 (2.79%) Amazon S3
10 16 (2.12%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (1.86%) npm
13 11 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (1.33%) OneDrive
15 9 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (1.19%) PaaS
15 9 (1.19%) Serverless
16 7 (0.93%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.90%) SSL
2 50 (6.63%) DNS
3 26 (3.45%) Firewall
4 23 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.05%) VPN
5 19 (2.52%) DHCP
5 19 (2.52%) HTTP
6 16 (2.12%) SMTP
7 12 (1.59%) IPv4
7 12 (1.59%) IPv6
8 11 (1.46%) VLAN
9 10 (1.33%) Broadband
10 8 (1.06%) SSH
11 7 (0.93%) Network Security
12 5 (0.66%) Internet
13 4 (0.53%) FTP
14 3 (0.40%) Intranet
15 2 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
15 2 (0.27%) SAN
15 2 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (61.27%) MySQL
2 213 (28.25%) MariaDB
3 199 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
4 172 (22.81%) Relational Database
5 162 (21.49%) Redis
6 130 (17.24%) HBase
7 123 (16.31%) NoSQL
8 117 (15.52%) Big Data
9 59 (7.82%) SQL Server
10 58 (7.69%) MongoDB
11 28 (3.71%) Hadoop
12 27 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.53%) Azkaban
16 4 (0.53%) Metadata
17 3 (0.40%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 370 (49.07%) Git (software)
2 189 (25.07%) Jenkins
3 162 (21.49%) Eclipse
4 154 (20.42%) Cucumber
5 130 (17.24%) Cypress.io
5 130 (17.24%) Gradle
5 130 (17.24%) IntelliJ
5 130 (17.24%) JUnit
5 130 (17.24%) Mockito
5 130 (17.24%) Protractor
5 130 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 130 (17.24%) Storybook
6 104 (13.79%) JIRA
7 82 (10.88%) PHPUnit
8 80 (10.61%) Artifactory
9 77 (10.21%) SonarQube
10 32 (4.24%) Bitbucket
11 30 (3.98%) Selenium
12 24 (3.18%) JMeter
12 24 (3.18%) Robot Framework
General
1 189 (25.07%) Finance
2 149 (19.76%) Social Skills
3 143 (18.97%) Law
4 129 (17.11%) Banking
4 129 (17.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 44 (5.84%) Retail
6 40 (5.31%) Marketing
7 32 (4.24%) Games
8 13 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.80%) Billing
12 4 (0.53%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.53%) Publishing
13 3 (0.40%) Automotive
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Legal
13 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Social Housing
13 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 431 (57.16%) Developer
2 265 (35.15%) PHP Developer
3 97 (12.86%) Software Engineer
4 66 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 54 (7.16%) Software Developer
6 53 (7.03%) Senior PHP Developer
7 48 (6.37%) Lead Software Engineer
8 45 (5.97%) Lead Developer
9 44 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (5.57%) Principal Engineer
11 36 (4.77%) Lead Software Developer
11 36 (4.77%) Principal Software Engineer
12 34 (4.51%) Web Developer
13 31 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
15 25 (3.32%) Java Developer
15 25 (3.32%) PHP Laravel Developer
16 23 (3.05%) Backend Developer
16 23 (3.05%) Junior
16 23 (3.05%) PHP Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (56.63%) CSS
2 373 (49.47%) HTML
3 275 (36.47%) Node.js
4 235 (31.17%) React
5 193 (25.60%) AngularJS
5 193 (25.60%) LAPP Stack
6 181 (24.01%) JSON
6 181 (24.01%) RESTful
7 177 (23.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 165 (21.88%) HTML5
9 158 (20.95%) Kafka
10 156 (20.69%) Laravel
11 151 (20.03%) Spring
12 136 (18.04%) jQuery
13 135 (17.90%) Tailwind CSS
14 134 (17.77%) Express
14 134 (17.77%) Spark Streaming
15 130 (17.24%) Redux
15 130 (17.24%) WireMock
16 125 (16.58%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 152 (20.16%) User Experience
2 142 (18.83%) Linux Command Line
3 76 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
4 71 (9.42%) Mobile App
5 39 (5.17%) PKI
6 27 (3.58%) Legacy Code
7 24 (3.18%) Cyberattack
8 22 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.79%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.12%) Clustering
11 14 (1.86%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.72%) iPad
13 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.06%) PMI
15 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
15 7 (0.93%) NHS
16 6 (0.80%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 511 (67.77%) Linux
2 145 (19.23%) Unix
3 68 (9.02%) CentOS
4 62 (8.22%) Windows
5 43 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.51%) Ubuntu
7 28 (3.71%) Android
7 28 (3.71%) Apple iOS
8 26 (3.45%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.33%) Fedora
10 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (1.06%) SUSE
11 8 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.93%) Debian
13 4 (0.53%) VMS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (30.24%) Full Stack Development
3 221 (29.31%) OO
4 218 (28.91%) Software Engineering
5 217 (28.78%) DevOps
6 182 (24.14%) TDD
7 161 (21.35%) Computer Science
8 154 (20.42%) Microservices
9 149 (19.76%) Open Source
10 136 (18.04%) OOP
11 130 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 130 (17.24%) Validation
12 129 (17.11%) Digital Banking
13 128 (16.98%) BDD
14 127 (16.84%) MVC
15 126 (16.71%) Scrum
16 120 (15.92%) Clean Code
16 120 (15.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 115 (15.25%) Fintech
18 114 (15.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 485 (64.32%) PHP
2 353 (46.82%) JavaScript
3 246 (32.63%) Python
4 200 (26.53%) Java
5 149 (19.76%) Shell Script
6 131 (17.37%) Groovy
7 93 (12.33%) Bash Shell
8 72 (9.55%) SQL
9 51 (6.76%) Perl
10 36 (4.77%) Go
11 31 (4.11%) C#
12 30 (3.98%) PowerShell
13 29 (3.85%) PHP 7
14 28 (3.71%) TypeScript
15 23 (3.05%) PHP 5
16 16 (2.12%) C
17 13 (1.72%) C++
18 10 (1.33%) CFML
18 10 (1.33%) ES6
19 8 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 173 (22.94%) Degree
2 130 (17.24%) OCP
2 130 (17.24%) Oracle Certification
3 24 (3.18%) DV Cleared
3 24 (3.18%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.99%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.80%) HND
7 6 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.80%) MCSE
8 2 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 27 (3.58%) QA
3 10 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.19%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 131 (17.37%) Docker
2 130 (17.24%) HDFS
3 102 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.18%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.25%) iptables
6 10 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.93%) NFS
8 7 (0.93%) Postfix
8 7 (0.93%) Samba
9 3 (0.40%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.13%) vCloud
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 193 (25.60%) Ansible
2 75 (9.95%) Kubernetes
3 54 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (5.31%) Puppet
5 28 (3.71%) Terraform
6 17 (2.25%) HAProxy
7 16 (2.12%) Nagios
8 10 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (1.33%) Icinga
9 7 (0.93%) Rancher
10 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.80%) Scalr
11 4 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.27%) Grafana
13 2 (0.27%) Packer
14 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 169 (22.41%) VMware
2 139 (18.44%) Okta
3 64 (8.49%) Zend
4 52 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 47 (6.23%) Microsoft
6 44 (5.84%) Oracle
7 38 (5.04%) Google
8 26 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.65%) WooCommerce
10 10 (1.33%) BT
10 10 (1.33%) NetIQ
11 7 (0.93%) Clearswift
11 7 (0.93%) Symantec
12 6 (0.80%) Cisco
12 6 (0.80%) RightScale
12 6 (0.80%) Solarflare
13 4 (0.53%) LexisNexis
14 3 (0.40%) Adobe
14 3 (0.40%) SAP
14 3 (0.40%) Sun