The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 105 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 4 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 2.08% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 6.22% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 3
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,259 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -
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
499 450 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.03% 33.46% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 417 403 465
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
South Wales -29 3 £32,500 -1.51%
North Wales - 1 £35,000 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) RHCE
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat