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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
Rank 251 226 221
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 1098 1534 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.49% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 3.89% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1431 1274
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,800 £62,000
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 33917 39483 39806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28958 33994 33773
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £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 March 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 March 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 -27 1059 £40,000 - 189
London -54 324 £52,250 +4.50% 64
South East -63 180 £42,500 +6.25% 25
North West +51 129 £35,000 - 26
Yorkshire +1 97 £40,000 - 22
West Midlands -4 87 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Manchester +34 86 £35,000 - 14
East Midlands +37 85 £34,000 +4.61% 8
South West -14 78 £36,000 -4.53% 11
East of England +27 76 £40,000 -11.11% 15
West Yorkshire +3 60 £40,000 - 14
Hampshire -51 53 £32,500 -4.41% 8
Hertfordshire +48 52 £45,000 -10.00% 6
City of London +14 49 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Leeds -4 45 £40,000 - 11
Birmingham -8 40 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +26 39 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Nottingham +26 34 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £42,500 - 3
Milton Keynes +7 31 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire - 26 £35,000 - 5
Berkshire +10 25 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Derbyshire - 24 £32,500 - 4
Derby - 24 £32,500 - 3
North Yorkshire +5 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Scotland +17 18 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Harrogate +16 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Solihull -4 18 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Leicestershire -10 18 £31,750 +0.79% 2
Gloucestershire +6 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1592 (78.15%) PHP
2 1532 (75.21%) MySQL
3 1284 (63.03%) Linux
4 1067 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 1043 (51.20%) HTML
6 1020 (50.07%) CSS
7 879 (43.15%) Apache
8 584 (28.67%) Git (software)
9 583 (28.62%) jQuery
10 581 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
11 487 (23.91%) Web Development
12 471 (23.12%) MVC
13 431 (21.16%) HTML5
14 413 (20.27%) Python
15 386 (18.95%) OOP
16 359 (17.62%) OO
17 344 (16.89%) AngularJS
18 335 (16.45%) DevOps
19 320 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
20 317 (15.56%) E-Commerce
21 314 (15.41%) Symfony
22 310 (15.22%) Java
23 305 (14.97%) Software Engineering
24 298 (14.63%) Laravel
25 294 (14.43%) Bash Shell
26 290 (14.24%) Perl
27 275 (13.50%) SQL
28 271 (13.30%) Zend
29 264 (12.96%) Puppet
30 263 (12.91%) Web Services

LAMP
Top Related 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
1 879 (43.15%) Apache
2 177 (8.69%) nginx
3 162 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 160 (7.85%) Drupal
5 157 (7.71%) WordPress
6 149 (7.31%) Elasticsearch
7 128 (6.28%) CMS
8 97 (4.76%) IIS
9 71 (3.49%) JBoss
10 58 (2.85%) OpenStack
11 55 (2.70%) Apache Spark
12 41 (2.01%) WebSphere
13 38 (1.87%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.57%) Confluence
15 31 (1.52%) Apache Solr
16 28 (1.37%) Apache Pig
17 21 (1.03%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.64%) CloudStack
19 12 (0.59%) Jetty
20 11 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) MS Office
6 2 (0.098%) HipChat
7 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.049%) GIMP
7 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 105 (5.15%) Magento
2 30 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.15%) Shopify
7 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 320 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (4.76%) SaaS
3 68 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (2.65%) GitHub
6 50 (2.45%) Amazon S3
7 41 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 41 (2.01%) PaaS
8 33 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 32 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.57%) IaaS
10 20 (0.98%) Google Analytics
10 20 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.83%) Office 365
12 13 (0.64%) Route 53
13 9 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.39%) Slack
15 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 145 (7.12%) TCP/IP
2 126 (6.19%) DNS
3 115 (5.65%) Firewall
4 92 (4.52%) Internet
5 81 (3.98%) HTTP
6 61 (2.99%) LDAP
7 51 (2.50%) SAN
8 50 (2.45%) DHCP
9 48 (2.36%) SSL
10 34 (1.67%) SMTP
11 29 (1.42%) SSH
12 28 (1.37%) VoIP
12 28 (1.37%) WAN
13 26 (1.28%) NAS
13 26 (1.28%) VPN
14 24 (1.18%) ATM
15 23 (1.13%) IMAP
15 23 (1.13%) POP3
16 20 (0.98%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1532 (75.21%) MySQL
2 197 (9.67%) MongoDB
3 150 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 134 (6.58%) SQL Server
5 120 (5.89%) NoSQL
6 109 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 91 (4.47%) Redis
8 79 (3.88%) Big Data
9 76 (3.73%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 48 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 31 (1.52%) MariaDB
14 30 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.88%) Neo4j
17 14 (0.69%) GIS
18 11 (0.54%) HBase
19 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 8 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 584 (28.67%) Git (software)
2 188 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 186 (9.13%) Subversion
4 120 (5.89%) JIRA
5 72 (3.53%) PHPUnit
6 58 (2.85%) gulp
7 54 (2.65%) Vagrant
8 53 (2.60%) Grunt
9 39 (1.91%) GitLab
10 36 (1.77%) Selenium
11 35 (1.72%) Redmine
12 28 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (1.23%) Travis CI
14 24 (1.18%) Maven
15 23 (1.13%) PhantomJS
15 23 (1.13%) webpack
16 21 (1.03%) Mercurial
17 19 (0.93%) JUnit
18 18 (0.88%) TeamCity
19 16 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 178 (8.74%) Finance
2 171 (8.39%) Marketing
3 70 (3.44%) Games
3 70 (3.44%) Retail
4 46 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.01%) Advertising
6 33 (1.62%) Banking
7 26 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.13%) Back Office
9 20 (0.98%) Publishing
10 16 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.59%) Electronics
12 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.44%) Military
13 8 (0.39%) French Language
13 8 (0.39%) German Language
13 8 (0.39%) Legal
14 5 (0.25%) Law
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1294 (63.52%) Developer
2 947 (46.49%) PHP Developer
3 280 (13.75%) Senior Developer
4 260 (12.76%) Web Developer
5 232 (11.39%) LAMP Developer
6 201 (9.87%) Senior PHP Developer
7 196 (9.62%) Administrator
8 180 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
9 177 (8.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 168 (8.25%) PHP Web Developer
11 159 (7.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 154 (7.56%) MySQL Developer
13 146 (7.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 142 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
15 141 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 140 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
17 130 (6.38%) Lead Developer
18 129 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 109 (5.35%) Software Developer
20 108 (5.30%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1043 (51.20%) HTML
2 1020 (50.07%) CSS
3 583 (28.62%) jQuery
4 431 (21.16%) HTML5
5 344 (16.89%) AngularJS
6 314 (15.41%) Symfony
7 298 (14.63%) Laravel
8 263 (12.91%) Web Services
9 211 (10.36%) Node.js
10 207 (10.16%) XML
11 198 (9.72%) CSS3
12 197 (9.67%) Ajax
13 190 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
14 132 (6.48%) SOAP
15 129 (6.33%) REST
16 124 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 123 (6.04%) JSON
18 114 (5.60%) Sass
19 113 (5.55%) .NET
20 104 (5.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 107 (5.25%) Linux Command Line
3 83 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.73%) iPad
5 75 (3.68%) User Experience
6 60 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 56 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.91%) Fintech
9 31 (1.52%) PKI
10 27 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.18%) Replication
12 22 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.03%) BBC
13 21 (1.03%) Wiki
14 19 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.83%) Online Games
16 15 (0.74%) Clustering
17 13 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
17 13 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1284 (63.03%) Linux
2 231 (11.34%) Windows
3 161 (7.90%) CentOS
4 155 (7.61%) Ubuntu
5 154 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 124 (6.09%) Unix
7 85 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 73 (3.58%) Debian
9 40 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 37 (1.82%) Android
11 26 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 23 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.34%) Fedora
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.29%) SUSE
16 6 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.25%) Solaris
18 4 (0.20%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (23.91%) Web Development
3 471 (23.12%) MVC
4 386 (18.95%) OOP
5 359 (17.62%) OO
6 335 (16.45%) DevOps
7 317 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 305 (14.97%) Software Engineering
9 262 (12.86%) Open Source
10 197 (9.67%) Scrum
11 189 (9.28%) TDD
12 154 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 148 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (7.17%) OO PHP
15 127 (6.23%) Configuration Management
16 110 (5.40%) SDLC
17 106 (5.20%) Analytics
18 97 (4.76%) Front End Development
19 84 (4.12%) High Availability
20 73 (3.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1592 (78.15%) PHP
2 1067 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 413 (20.27%) Python
4 310 (15.22%) Java
5 294 (14.43%) Bash Shell
6 290 (14.24%) Perl
7 275 (13.50%) SQL
8 160 (7.85%) Ruby
9 84 (4.12%) C#
10 71 (3.49%) C
11 69 (3.39%) C++
12 67 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 65 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 64 (3.14%) PHP 7
15 56 (2.75%) PHP 5
16 28 (1.37%) R
17 25 (1.23%) XPath
18 18 (0.88%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.74%) Go
19 15 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (10.51%) Degree
2 45 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.88%) CCNA
7 17 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (0.69%) RHCE
9 10 (0.49%) RHCA
10 7 (0.34%) ISEB
10 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.34%) MCSE
11 5 (0.25%) CISSP
11 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.25%) PhD
11 5 (0.25%) SANS
12 4 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.20%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.57%) QA
2 42 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.08%) SLA
5 12 (0.59%) PMO
6 4 (0.20%) GCP
7 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.15%) DICOM
7 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.15%) HL7
7 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.049%) GDPR
9 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.049%) WAI
9 1 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (7.12%) Docker
3 91 (4.47%) Varnish
4 54 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.41%) Active Directory
6 48 (2.36%) vSphere
7 35 (1.72%) KVM
8 34 (1.67%) Xen
9 24 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.13%) NFS
10 23 (1.13%) vCloud
11 20 (0.98%) Squid
12 19 (0.93%) iptables
13 15 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 13 (0.64%) Samba
14 13 (0.64%) XenServer
15 12 (0.59%) LXC
16 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 264 (12.96%) Puppet
2 192 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 167 (8.20%) Ansible
4 113 (5.55%) Nagios
5 40 (1.96%) Salt
6 37 (1.82%) HAProxy
7 33 (1.62%) Terraform
8 25 (1.23%) Kubernetes
9 23 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
10 13 (0.64%) Graphite
10 13 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.59%) logstash
12 11 (0.54%) Check_MK
13 10 (0.49%) Cobbler
13 10 (0.49%) WSUS
14 9 (0.44%) Cacti
14 9 (0.44%) Kibana
14 9 (0.44%) Nmap
14 9 (0.44%) Packer
14 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 271 (13.30%) Zend
2 199 (9.77%) VMware
3 158 (7.76%) Red Hat
4 150 (7.36%) Oracle
5 118 (5.79%) Microsoft
6 41 (2.01%) Google
7 40 (1.96%) Cisco
8 28 (1.37%) NetApp
9 24 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 22 (1.08%) Citrix
10 22 (1.08%) New Relic
10 22 (1.08%) SaltStack
11 18 (0.88%) Sun
12 17 (0.83%) Percona
13 16 (0.79%) Apple
14 15 (0.74%) Adobe
15 14 (0.69%) HP
15 14 (0.69%) Rackspace
15 14 (0.69%) Sony
15 14 (0.69%) Splunk
Braintree, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Gym + Health Insurance + Fle
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible salary DOE with additional
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: To £50,000 + Bonus / Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayling Island, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Integrated Financial Arrangements plc
Salary: Competitive basic with discretionary bonus, BUPA, season ticket loan
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: £41,993 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago