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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 91 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Permanent jobs citing LAMP 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.62% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.09% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £52,163 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 352 430 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.10% 33.41% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 322 387 368
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,386
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing LAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 6 £52,163 +34.61%
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA

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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Development
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Yii
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (12.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) WSO2
2 1 (12.50%) Google