The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 70 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 21 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.91% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 1.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 1
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -55.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
LAMP
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
368 449 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.42% 39.91% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 330 407 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LAMP
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region.

LAMP Salary Trend in South Wales

LAMP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram in South Wales

LAMP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 16 £33,000 +1.53%
Glamorgan - 3 - -
LAMP
Wales

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) UNIX
4 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) Solaris
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 11 (39.29%) RHCE
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Apache
7 9 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) PHP
9 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (21.43%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (14.29%) Drupal
11 4 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (10.71%) Degree
12 3 (10.71%) Web Services
12 3 (10.71%) MySQL
12 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion
12 3 (10.71%) JBoss
13 2 (7.14%) HP
13 2 (7.14%) Dell
13 2 (7.14%) XML
13 2 (7.14%) HPUX

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) Drupal
4 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
3 12 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) RHCE
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds