I designed this concept for a game which is currently in development. If salamanders evolved along a similar path towards a human-like civilization, this is how I imagine they might look.
Hy'lox are a playable race of amphibious humanoids. Weak in physical combat, their natural defenses include stealth, camouflage, paralyzing venom, and sticky secretions which allow them to confuse, stun, or slow their opponents. A natural inclination towards crafting and chemistry enables them to deal extensive damage with poisons, gases, traps, and explosives. Despite their capacity for effortless mass destruction they are known as a peaceful and intellectual people who prefer diplomacy and avoid conflict when possible.
Read more about the Hy'lox here !