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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 79 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 1.07% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 2
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 £35,000 £35,000
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
427 560 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.97% 42.68% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 379 522 354
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

LAMP Salary Histogram 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 16 September 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
South Wales +10 17 £33,000 +1.53%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) UNIX
4 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 12 (37.50%) Solaris
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) PHP
5 11 (34.38%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) RHCE
6 10 (31.25%) Apache
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.75%) Drupal
10 6 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) Line Management
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 4 (12.50%) Ajax
13 3 (9.38%) ColdFusion
13 3 (9.38%) MySQL
13 3 (9.38%) Web Services
13 3 (9.38%) JBoss
13 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
14 2 (6.25%) OO PHP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) Drupal
4 3 (9.38%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) UNIX
3 12 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) HPUX
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Line Management
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
4 2 (6.25%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Competitive Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (34.38%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) RHCE
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian