Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 131 139
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 5 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% 0.95% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 2.49% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 18
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,500 £28,425
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 731 1004 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.16% 38.04% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 667 910 887
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,410 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Wales

LAMP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for LAMP 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 5 £52,500 +50.00% 3
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Anti-Piracy
4 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes

LAMP
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Piracy
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google