Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 904 900
Rank change year-on-year +79 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 366 331 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 328 298 315
UK median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,125 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,625
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.58% +2.65%

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 71856 72784 81265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.08% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59850 63041 69745
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +31 344 £50,000 +12.36% 25
London +81 199 £55,000 +15.79% 9
UK excluding London -23 149 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Midlands +17 54 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North of England +31 44 £42,500 +18.88% 8
West Midlands +21 44 £35,000 +9.38% 1
South East -40 33 £47,500 +6.15% 3
North West +7 26 £50,000 +72.41% 3
Yorkshire +38 18 £40,000 -23.81% 4
East Midlands +17 10 £42,500 -10.53% 1
South West +2 10 £27,750 -41.58% 2
East of England 0 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Northern Ireland -26 3 £40,000 -
Scotland -19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 340 (92.90%) MySQL
2 319 (87.16%) Linux
3 294 (80.33%) nginx
4 287 (78.42%) LAMP
5 243 (66.39%) PHP
6 214 (58.47%) Apache
7 186 (50.82%) Git (software)
8 180 (49.18%) DevOps
9 154 (42.08%) Python
10 136 (37.16%) JavaScript
11 134 (36.61%) CSS
12 133 (36.34%) HTML
13 131 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
14 121 (33.06%) Puppet
15 105 (28.69%) Bash Shell
16 104 (28.42%) CentOS
17 103 (28.14%) Docker
18 99 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
19 98 (26.78%) Ubuntu
20 93 (25.41%) Ansible
21 90 (24.59%) jQuery
22 81 (22.13%) E-Commerce
22 81 (22.13%) Jenkins
23 78 (21.31%) Configuration Management
23 78 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
24 77 (21.04%) Windows
25 72 (19.67%) Java
26 71 (19.40%) SQL
27 69 (18.85%) HTML5
28 67 (18.31%) Ruby

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
1 294 (80.33%) nginx
2 214 (58.47%) Apache
3 57 (15.57%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (13.66%) WordPress
5 43 (11.75%) Tomcat
6 36 (9.84%) OpenStack
7 28 (7.65%) IIS
8 27 (7.38%) CMS
9 16 (4.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (4.37%) CloudStack
10 11 (3.01%) Confluence
11 10 (2.73%) uWSGI
12 9 (2.46%) Apache Solr
12 9 (2.46%) Jetty
13 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.37%) Drupal
14 5 (1.37%) JBoss
15 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
17 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (4.64%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.92%) Magento
2 6 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.82%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (8.47%) GitHub
5 27 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (4.64%) Amazon S3
7 15 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (4.10%) npm
8 14 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (3.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (2.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (1.91%) Office 365
12 6 (1.64%) IaaS
13 5 (1.37%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (1.09%) Cloudflare
14 4 (1.09%) SaaS
15 3 (0.82%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.76%) DNS
2 56 (15.30%) Firewall
3 29 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.28%) SSL
4 23 (6.28%) VLAN
5 20 (5.46%) HTTP
5 20 (5.46%) Network Security
6 13 (3.55%) SMTP
7 12 (3.28%) SNMP
8 9 (2.46%) BGP
8 9 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.46%) VoIP
8 9 (2.46%) VPN
9 6 (1.64%) Internet
10 5 (1.37%) DHCP
10 5 (1.37%) SSH
11 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.09%) LDAP
11 4 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (92.90%) MySQL
2 56 (15.30%) MongoDB
3 49 (13.39%) MariaDB
4 47 (12.84%) Redis
5 39 (10.66%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (7.65%) Hadoop
7 25 (6.83%) NoSQL
8 24 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.19%) InterSystems Cache
11 7 (1.91%) Big Data
12 6 (1.64%) SQLite
13 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.82%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.55%) HSQLDB
16 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 186 (50.82%) Git (software)
2 81 (22.13%) Jenkins
3 53 (14.48%) Vagrant
4 40 (10.93%) gulp
5 30 (8.20%) Subversion
6 23 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (6.28%) JIRA
7 19 (5.19%) PHPUnit
8 12 (3.28%) Ant
8 12 (3.28%) GitLab
9 11 (3.01%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.01%) webpack
10 10 (2.73%) PhantomJS
10 10 (2.73%) PhpStorm
11 7 (1.91%) Bower
11 7 (1.91%) Grunt
11 7 (1.91%) Selenium
12 6 (1.64%) Maven
12 6 (1.64%) QUnit
13 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (10.11%) Marketing
2 23 (6.28%) Retail
3 22 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.37%) Finance
5 12 (3.28%) Games
6 11 (3.01%) Electronics
6 11 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.19%) Advertising
8 4 (1.09%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.09%) Publishing
9 3 (0.82%) Banking
9 3 (0.82%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.55%) French Language
10 2 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (42.62%) Developer
2 84 (22.95%) Administrator
2 84 (22.95%) Systems Administrator
3 80 (21.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (21.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 79 (21.58%) Linux Administrator
4 79 (21.58%) PHP Developer
5 56 (15.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 38 (10.38%) DevOps Administrator
7 35 (9.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 32 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
9 29 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (7.38%) HTML Developer
11 26 (7.10%) HTML CSS Developer
11 26 (7.10%) Web Developer
12 25 (6.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (6.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (6.01%) Lead Developer
15 21 (5.74%) DevOps Systems Engineer
15 21 (5.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (78.42%) LAMP
2 134 (36.61%) CSS
3 133 (36.34%) HTML
4 90 (24.59%) jQuery
5 69 (18.85%) HTML5
6 49 (13.39%) Laravel
7 42 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 42 (11.48%) Node.js
8 41 (11.20%) CSS3
9 38 (10.38%) LAPP Stack
10 34 (9.29%) Web Services
11 28 (7.65%) REST
11 28 (7.65%) Sass
12 26 (7.10%) Symfony
13 24 (6.56%) Ajax
14 23 (6.28%) SOAP
15 22 (6.01%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 20 (5.46%) Sensu
17 18 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (4.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.38%) User Experience
2 33 (9.02%) Linux Command Line
3 32 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 25 (6.83%) Private Cloud
5 21 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 18 (4.92%) Digital Media
6 18 (4.92%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.01%) Replication
10 9 (2.46%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.46%) Wiki
11 8 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.64%) Fintech
14 5 (1.37%) Blog
15 3 (0.82%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.82%) Machine to Machine
15 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 319 (87.16%) Linux
2 104 (28.42%) CentOS
3 98 (26.78%) Ubuntu
4 77 (21.04%) Windows
5 44 (12.02%) Unix
6 30 (8.20%) Debian
7 29 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.64%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.01%) Android
10 10 (2.73%) Amazon Linux
10 10 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.19%) Fedora
11 8 (2.19%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.37%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.18%) DevOps
2 99 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (22.13%) E-Commerce
4 78 (21.31%) Configuration Management
5 59 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (13.39%) Open Source
7 46 (12.57%) OOP
8 43 (11.75%) OO
9 41 (11.20%) Web Development
10 31 (8.47%) MVC
10 31 (8.47%) TDD
11 29 (7.92%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.01%) Scrum
13 21 (5.74%) Front End Development
14 20 (5.46%) Load Balancing
14 20 (5.46%) Project Management
14 20 (5.46%) Task Automation
14 20 (5.46%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.19%) Time Management
16 18 (4.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 243 (66.39%) PHP
2 154 (42.08%) Python
3 136 (37.16%) JavaScript
4 105 (28.69%) Bash Shell
5 72 (19.67%) Java
6 71 (19.40%) SQL
7 67 (18.31%) Ruby
8 53 (14.48%) Perl
9 32 (8.74%) Shell Script
10 28 (7.65%) PHP 7
11 21 (5.74%) Go
11 21 (5.74%) PHP 5
12 16 (4.37%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.73%) C++
13 10 (2.73%) XPath
14 7 (1.91%) C
15 6 (1.64%) C#
15 6 (1.64%) Scala
16 3 (0.82%) Groovy
17 2 (0.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (7.92%) Degree
2 13 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.73%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.55%) RHCE
4 2 (0.55%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.56%) GCP
2 6 (1.64%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (28.14%) Docker
2 39 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.20%) Varnish
4 27 (7.38%) KVM
5 14 (3.83%) Postfix
6 13 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.01%) NFS
8 10 (2.73%) Kamailio
9 9 (2.46%) BIND 9
10 6 (1.64%) Active Directory
10 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.64%) VirtualBox
10 6 (1.64%) Xen
11 4 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.82%) iptables
12 3 (0.82%) pfSense
12 3 (0.82%) Samba
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.55%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 121 (33.06%) Puppet
2 93 (25.41%) Ansible
3 78 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (16.67%) HAProxy
5 46 (12.57%) Nagios
6 30 (8.20%) Terraform
7 26 (7.10%) Kubernetes
8 22 (6.01%) logstash
9 20 (5.46%) ZABBIX
10 16 (4.37%) Graphite
11 13 (3.55%) Kibana
12 12 (3.28%) Salt
12 12 (3.28%) vRealize
13 11 (3.01%) Graylog
13 11 (3.01%) Packer
14 10 (2.73%) Cacti
15 9 (2.46%) Munin
16 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (1.64%) Rundeck
17 5 (1.37%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 45 (12.30%) Red Hat
2 42 (11.48%) VMware
3 22 (6.01%) Google
3 22 (6.01%) SaltStack
4 20 (5.46%) Zend
5 18 (4.92%) Cisco
6 11 (3.01%) hybris
6 11 (3.01%) Percona
7 9 (2.46%) Dell
7 9 (2.46%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.91%) Oracle
9 6 (1.64%) New Relic
9 6 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.09%) HP
11 4 (1.09%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.09%) Splunk
11 4 (1.09%) WooCommerce
12 3 (0.82%) F5
12 3 (0.82%) ILOG