Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 84 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.69% 1.05% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 2.71% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 3
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,163
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.15% +54.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,649
90th Percentile £43,000 £50,000 £54,080
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,163
% change year-on-year -30.00% -4.15% +39.10%

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 435 443 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.47% 38.66% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 384 376 288
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,625 £25,157
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £56,625
South Wales median annual salary £43,355 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.01% +6.25% +11.11%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Cardiff

LAMP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for LAMP in Cardiff

LAMP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for LAMP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Drupal
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (37.50%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Zend
6 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Sass
6 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
6 3 (37.50%) GitLab
6 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
7 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (25.00%) Server Management
7 2 (25.00%) Laravel
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (25.00%) qmail
7 2 (25.00%) Postfix
7 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
7 2 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (25.00%) SSH
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) CMS
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Drupal
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) GitLab
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
2 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Server Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Postfix
1 2 (25.00%) qmail
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Zend
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat