The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 97 99 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 9 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 0.43% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.14% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 27
Median salary £31,000 £33,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.14% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
LAMP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
481 528 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.17% 37.85% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 434 451 386
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LAMP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

LAMP Salary Trend in Wales

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

LAMP Salary Histogram in Wales

LAMP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +11 9 £31,000 -4.61% 1
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) MySQL
4 9 (52.94%) Zend
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 8 (47.06%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) HTML5
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 5 (29.41%) Ajax
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
9 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
10 3 (17.65%) Laravel
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) CMS
11 2 (11.76%) Symfony
11 2 (11.76%) WordPress
11 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
11 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
12 1 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
12 1 (5.88%) Node.js
12 1 (5.88%) Analytics

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) PHP Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Laravel
6 2 (11.76%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) Behat
7 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
1 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Zend
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