The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 91 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 7 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.080% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.17% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
450 573 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.10% 45.88% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 405 526 372
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +13.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAMP
UK

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 7 £42,500 +21.42%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) PHP
3 13 (61.90%) HTML5
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) jQuery
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) UNIX
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Puppet
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) OOP
9 5 (23.81%) Dell
9 5 (23.81%) SAP
9 5 (23.81%) Solaris
9 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
9 5 (23.81%) AIX
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) SUSE
9 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
9 5 (23.81%) Drupal
9 5 (23.81%) CSS3
9 5 (23.81%) Cobbler
10 4 (19.05%) PHP5
10 4 (19.05%) Ajax

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (42.86%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (23.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
2 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) HTML5
3 12 (57.14%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) SUSE
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OOP
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) PHP
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) PHP5
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
2 2 (9.52%) OCP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
1 7 (33.33%) HP
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
2 5 (23.81%) Dell
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Sun