Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LEMP Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LEMP Stack over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LEMP Stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 889 930
Rank change year-on-year +76 +41 -22
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 375 349 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 335 334 341
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,300 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +1.80%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70137 74406 83227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58034 64517 71205
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LEMP Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LEMP Stack over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LEMP Stack within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England +38 355 £50,000 +11.11% 24
London +102 198 £55,000 +10.00% 9
UK excluding London -7 161 £40,000 -5.88% 15
North of England +32 51 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Midlands +28 44 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South East -31 41 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +14 40 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North West +7 27 £50,000 +69.49% 4
Yorkshire +49 24 £28,500 -45.71% 4
South West +22 14 £33,750 -3.57%
East of England +2 7 £35,000 -26.32% 1
East Midlands +23 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland -21 3 £40,000 -
Scotland -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing LEMP Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 353 (94.13%) MySQL
2 348 (92.80%) Linux
3 311 (82.93%) LAMP
4 301 (80.27%) nginx
5 255 (68.00%) PHP
6 238 (63.47%) Apache
7 213 (56.80%) Git (software)
8 166 (44.27%) DevOps
9 149 (39.73%) JavaScript
10 148 (39.47%) HTML
11 145 (38.67%) CSS
12 141 (37.60%) Python
13 138 (36.80%) Amazon AWS
13 138 (36.80%) Puppet
14 124 (33.07%) Docker
15 102 (27.20%) Bash Shell
16 101 (26.93%) CentOS
17 100 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
18 94 (25.07%) E-Commerce
19 92 (24.53%) Ubuntu
19 92 (24.53%) Jenkins
20 89 (23.73%) Ruby
21 88 (23.47%) Ansible
21 88 (23.47%) jQuery
22 77 (20.53%) Configuration Management
22 77 (20.53%) DNS
22 77 (20.53%) HTML5
23 75 (20.00%) Windows
24 74 (19.73%) Opscode Chef
25 73 (19.47%) SQL

LEMP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 301 (80.27%) nginx
2 238 (63.47%) Apache
3 59 (15.73%) WordPress
4 56 (14.93%) Elasticsearch
5 51 (13.60%) Tomcat
6 50 (13.33%) OpenStack
7 29 (7.73%) IIS
8 20 (5.33%) CMS
9 15 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (4.00%) CloudStack
10 12 (3.20%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.40%) Drupal
11 9 (2.40%) Jetty
12 6 (1.60%) Confluence
12 6 (1.60%) uWSGI
12 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.07%) JBoss
14 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.53%) Gunicorn
15 2 (0.53%) Tornado
Applications
1 21 (5.60%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (7.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 138 (36.80%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (10.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (7.47%) GitHub
6 25 (6.67%) Amazon S3
7 21 (5.60%) npm
8 15 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (3.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (3.20%) IaaS
11 10 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (2.13%) Rackspace Cloud
14 7 (1.87%) Office 365
15 6 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
16 5 (1.33%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (1.07%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (20.53%) DNS
2 69 (18.40%) Firewall
3 31 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.33%) Network Security
4 20 (5.33%) VLAN
5 18 (4.80%) Internet
6 17 (4.53%) HTTP
6 17 (4.53%) SSL
7 14 (3.73%) SSH
8 13 (3.47%) SMTP
9 12 (3.20%) VPN
10 8 (2.13%) DHCP
11 7 (1.87%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (1.87%) SNMP
12 6 (1.60%) BGP
13 5 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.33%) tcpdump
14 4 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.07%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.07%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (94.13%) MySQL
2 63 (16.80%) MongoDB
3 49 (13.07%) Redis
4 45 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (11.47%) MariaDB
6 32 (8.53%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (8.00%) NoSQL
8 26 (6.93%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.93%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (1.87%) Big Data
12 7 (1.87%) SQLite
13 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
14 3 (0.80%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.53%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 213 (56.80%) Git (software)
2 92 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 48 (12.80%) gulp
4 44 (11.73%) Vagrant
5 30 (8.00%) Subversion
6 27 (7.20%) JIRA
7 20 (5.33%) PhpStorm
8 19 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (5.07%) PHPUnit
9 15 (4.00%) Grunt
10 13 (3.47%) GitLab
11 12 (3.20%) webpack
12 11 (2.93%) Ant
12 11 (2.93%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.93%) PhantomJS
13 10 (2.67%) Bower
14 9 (2.40%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.87%) Selenium
16 6 (1.60%) Maven
17 5 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 39 (10.40%) Marketing
2 22 (5.87%) Retail
3 21 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.53%) Finance
5 16 (4.27%) Games
6 11 (2.93%) Electronics
6 11 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.60%) Advertising
8 5 (1.33%) Music Industry
9 4 (1.07%) Back Office
10 3 (0.80%) Banking
10 3 (0.80%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (42.40%) Developer
2 86 (22.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (21.87%) Administrator
4 81 (21.60%) PHP Developer
4 81 (21.60%) Systems Administrator
5 76 (20.27%) Linux Administrator
5 76 (20.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 37 (9.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 33 (8.80%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (7.20%) DevOps Administrator
11 23 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (6.13%) Linux DevOps Administrator
11 23 (6.13%) Senior Developer
12 21 (5.60%) Web Developer
13 20 (5.33%) HTML Developer
13 20 (5.33%) Lead Developer
14 19 (5.07%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 19 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (82.93%) LAMP
2 148 (39.47%) HTML
3 145 (38.67%) CSS
4 88 (23.47%) jQuery
5 77 (20.53%) HTML5
6 54 (14.40%) Laravel
7 44 (11.73%) Web Services
8 42 (11.20%) AngularJS
9 38 (10.13%) CSS3
9 38 (10.13%) Node.js
10 37 (9.87%) LAPP Stack
11 33 (8.80%) Sass
12 32 (8.53%) REST
13 27 (7.20%) Ajax
14 26 (6.93%) Symfony
15 25 (6.67%) SOAP
16 22 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (5.60%) RabbitMQ
18 20 (5.33%) React
18 20 (5.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.53%) User Experience
2 37 (9.87%) Linux Command Line
3 34 (9.07%) Data Centre
4 32 (8.53%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.87%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.80%) Private Cloud
7 14 (3.73%) Digital Media
8 13 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.93%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.13%) Internet of Things
10 8 (2.13%) Replication
11 7 (1.87%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.60%) Fintech
13 5 (1.33%) Clustering
13 5 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.07%) Wiki
15 3 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 348 (92.80%) Linux
2 101 (26.93%) CentOS
3 92 (24.53%) Ubuntu
4 75 (20.00%) Windows
5 34 (9.07%) Debian
6 33 (8.80%) Unix
7 22 (5.87%) Mac OS X
8 21 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.73%) Android
10 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.93%) Fedora
10 11 (2.93%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.60%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.33%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (44.27%) DevOps
2 100 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (25.07%) E-Commerce
4 77 (20.53%) Configuration Management
5 57 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (12.80%) Web Development
7 44 (11.73%) OOP
8 39 (10.40%) Open Source
9 32 (8.53%) OO
10 30 (8.00%) Project Management
11 25 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 25 (6.67%) MVC
12 24 (6.40%) Scrum
13 23 (6.13%) TDD
14 21 (5.60%) Data Protection
14 21 (5.60%) Front End Development
14 21 (5.60%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.60%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.07%) BDD
15 19 (5.07%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 255 (68.00%) PHP
2 149 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 141 (37.60%) Python
4 102 (27.20%) Bash Shell
5 89 (23.73%) Ruby
6 73 (19.47%) SQL
7 66 (17.60%) Java
8 61 (16.27%) Perl
9 37 (9.87%) Shell Script
10 31 (8.27%) PHP 7
11 22 (5.87%) Go
12 20 (5.33%) PHP 5
13 16 (4.27%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.93%) XPath
15 7 (1.87%) C#
16 6 (1.60%) C
16 6 (1.60%) C++
17 5 (1.33%) Scala
18 4 (1.07%) ES6
18 4 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (11.20%) Degree
2 24 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.60%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.80%) RHCE
4 3 (0.80%) RHCSA
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.87%) GCP
2 7 (1.87%) SLA
3 4 (1.07%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (33.07%) Docker
2 41 (10.93%) Varnish
3 39 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (6.93%) KVM
5 15 (4.00%) Postfix
6 11 (2.93%) Xen
7 10 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.40%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
9 8 (2.13%) NFS
10 6 (1.60%) pfSense
10 6 (1.60%) Samba
10 6 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.33%) Kamailio
12 4 (1.07%) BIND 9
12 4 (1.07%) iptables
12 4 (1.07%) SpamAssassin
13 3 (0.80%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 138 (36.80%) Puppet
2 88 (23.47%) Ansible
3 74 (19.73%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (16.00%) HAProxy
5 36 (9.60%) Terraform
6 30 (8.00%) Kubernetes
7 29 (7.73%) Nagios
8 24 (6.40%) logstash
9 20 (5.33%) ZABBIX
10 19 (5.07%) Graphite
11 15 (4.00%) Packer
12 13 (3.47%) Salt
13 12 (3.20%) Kibana
13 12 (3.20%) vRealize
14 9 (2.40%) cPanel
15 7 (1.87%) Graylog
16 5 (1.33%) Cacti
16 5 (1.33%) Nmap
16 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 5 (1.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 47 (12.53%) VMware
2 45 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 31 (8.27%) Google
3 31 (8.27%) Zend
4 25 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 16 (4.27%) Cisco
6 13 (3.47%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.87%) hybris
7 7 (1.87%) New Relic
8 6 (1.60%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.60%) Oracle
8 6 (1.60%) Percona
9 5 (1.33%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.07%) Dell
10 4 (1.07%) F5
10 4 (1.07%) HP
10 4 (1.07%) Splunk
11 3 (0.80%) Altova
11 3 (0.80%) Citrix