Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 881 954
Rank change year-on-year +33 +73 -26
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 335 309 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 297 263 311
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

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 71,407 69,312 81,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 39.46% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60,211 59,740 69,665
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Top 16 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 17 February 2018. 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 +21 319 £50,000 +17.65% 63
London +38 163 £57,500 +15.00% 21
UK excluding London -17 162 £42,500 +13.33% 43
North of England +18 56 £48,750 +39.29% 15
Midlands -2 48 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North West +10 39 £50,000 +80.18% 15
West Midlands -3 37 £35,000 +11.11% 5
South East -34 35 £47,500 +6.74% 11
Yorkshire +14 16 £42,500 +21.43%
East Midlands +23 11 £42,500 -10.53%
South West - 11 £35,000 - 8
East of England +1 6 £35,000 -9.68% 3
Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
North East -25 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing LEMP Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 308 (91.94%) MySQL
2 299 (89.25%) Linux
3 288 (85.97%) nginx
4 240 (71.64%) LAMP
5 209 (62.39%) PHP
6 194 (57.91%) Apache
7 180 (53.73%) DevOps
8 169 (50.45%) Python
9 155 (46.27%) Git (software)
10 126 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
11 119 (35.52%) JavaScript
12 112 (33.43%) CSS
13 105 (31.34%) HTML
14 104 (31.04%) Puppet
14 104 (31.04%) Ansible
15 99 (29.55%) CentOS
16 96 (28.66%) Bash Shell
17 95 (28.36%) Docker
18 91 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
19 86 (25.67%) Ubuntu
20 78 (23.28%) Java
21 74 (22.09%) jQuery
22 73 (21.79%) Jenkins
23 72 (21.49%) E-Commerce
24 71 (21.19%) Configuration Management
25 70 (20.90%) Windows
26 60 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
27 54 (16.12%) Vagrant
27 54 (16.12%) Perl
27 54 (16.12%) 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
1 288 (85.97%) nginx
2 194 (57.91%) Apache
3 45 (13.43%) Tomcat
4 44 (13.13%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (9.55%) OpenStack
6 23 (6.87%) CMS
6 23 (6.87%) WordPress
7 17 (5.07%) Confluence
8 13 (3.88%) Apache Solr
8 13 (3.88%) IIS
9 12 (3.58%) uWSGI
10 10 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.99%) CloudStack
11 7 (2.09%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.79%) Jetty
13 4 (1.19%) JBoss
14 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
16 1 (0.30%) Drupal
16 1 (0.30%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.79%) GIMP
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.78%) Magento
2 10 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (2.69%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.04%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (7.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (7.16%) GitHub
6 23 (6.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (6.27%) Amazon S3
8 17 (5.07%) SaaS
9 14 (4.18%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 10 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (2.69%) IaaS
12 8 (2.39%) PaaS
13 7 (2.09%) npm
14 6 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (1.19%) Route 53
16 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.90%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.33%) DNS
2 35 (10.45%) Firewall
3 26 (7.76%) VLAN
4 24 (7.16%) SSL
5 21 (6.27%) HTTP
6 19 (5.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.48%) Network Security
7 15 (4.48%) SNMP
8 13 (3.88%) BGP
8 13 (3.88%) SMTP
9 12 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (3.58%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (3.58%) VoIP
10 6 (1.79%) SSH
11 4 (1.19%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.19%) VPN
12 3 (0.90%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.60%) IMAP
13 2 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (91.94%) MySQL
2 46 (13.73%) MariaDB
3 44 (13.13%) MongoDB
4 40 (11.94%) Redis
5 37 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (6.57%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (6.27%) Relational Database
8 20 (5.97%) Hadoop
8 20 (5.97%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.39%) Big Data
11 7 (2.09%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.90%) SQLite
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.60%) HSQLDB
15 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 155 (46.27%) Git (software)
2 73 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 54 (16.12%) Vagrant
4 29 (8.66%) Subversion
5 25 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (5.97%) JIRA
7 17 (5.07%) gulp
8 13 (3.88%) Mercurial
9 12 (3.58%) Ant
10 10 (2.99%) PHPUnit
11 9 (2.69%) Maven
12 8 (2.39%) GitLab
13 7 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.79%) PhantomJS
14 6 (1.79%) QUnit
14 6 (1.79%) webpack
15 5 (1.49%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.49%) JUnit
15 5 (1.49%) PhpStorm
General
1 32 (9.55%) Marketing
2 19 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.37%) Retail
4 17 (5.07%) Advertising
5 12 (3.58%) Finance
6 7 (2.09%) Electronics
6 7 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.79%) Games
8 4 (1.19%) Publishing
9 3 (0.90%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 147 (43.88%) Developer
2 84 (25.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (20.30%) Administrator
3 68 (20.30%) Systems Administrator
4 67 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 66 (19.70%) Linux Administrator
6 60 (17.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 60 (17.91%) PHP Developer
7 39 (11.64%) Linux Engineer
8 33 (9.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 31 (9.25%) DevOps Administrator
9 31 (9.25%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (8.66%) Linux DevOps Administrator
11 23 (6.87%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.87%) Web Developer
12 22 (6.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 22 (6.57%) Senior DevOps
13 21 (6.27%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 20 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 18 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (71.64%) LAMP
2 112 (33.43%) CSS
3 105 (31.34%) HTML
4 74 (22.09%) jQuery
5 48 (14.33%) HTML5
6 46 (13.73%) Web Services
7 44 (13.13%) AngularJS
8 38 (11.34%) Laravel
9 37 (11.04%) LAPP Stack
10 34 (10.15%) CSS3
11 32 (9.55%) Symfony
12 31 (9.25%) Node.js
13 28 (8.36%) REST
14 27 (8.06%) Ajax
15 26 (7.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 25 (7.46%) RESTful
17 24 (7.16%) SOAP
18 21 (6.27%) Django
18 21 (6.27%) React
19 20 (5.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.94%) User Experience
2 36 (10.75%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.57%) Private Cloud
5 19 (5.67%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.78%) Wiki
7 14 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 12 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.58%) Replication
10 9 (2.69%) Digital Media
11 7 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.79%) Fintech
13 5 (1.49%) Blog
14 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.60%) NHS
14 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 299 (89.25%) Linux
2 99 (29.55%) CentOS
3 86 (25.67%) Ubuntu
4 70 (20.90%) Windows
5 43 (12.84%) Unix
6 38 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (8.96%) Debian
8 16 (4.78%) Amazon Linux
9 14 (4.18%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.39%) Android
10 8 (2.39%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.39%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.60%) Fedora
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (53.73%) DevOps
2 91 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (21.49%) E-Commerce
4 71 (21.19%) Configuration Management
5 50 (14.93%) Open Source
6 46 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (13.73%) Web Development
7 45 (13.43%) OOP
8 39 (11.64%) OO
9 37 (11.04%) TDD
10 35 (10.45%) MVC
11 27 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 24 (7.16%) Scrum
13 23 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.67%) Mobile Development
14 19 (5.67%) Test Automation
15 18 (5.37%) BDD
16 17 (5.07%) Microservices
16 17 (5.07%) Time Management
17 16 (4.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (62.39%) PHP
2 169 (50.45%) Python
3 119 (35.52%) JavaScript
4 96 (28.66%) Bash Shell
5 78 (23.28%) Java
6 54 (16.12%) Perl
6 54 (16.12%) SQL
7 47 (14.03%) Ruby
8 20 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 19 (5.67%) Go
10 18 (5.37%) PHP 7
11 12 (3.58%) C++
12 11 (3.28%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.09%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.79%) C#
14 6 (1.79%) Scala
14 6 (1.79%) XPath
15 5 (1.49%) C
16 3 (0.90%) Groovy
17 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.48%) AWS Certification
2 13 (3.88%) Degree
3 8 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.07%) GCP
2 8 (2.39%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (28.36%) Docker
2 38 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.87%) Varnish
4 21 (6.27%) KVM
5 16 (4.78%) Postfix
5 16 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.88%) Kamailio
7 12 (3.58%) BIND 9
8 11 (3.28%) NFS
9 7 (2.09%) Active Directory
9 7 (2.09%) LXC
10 6 (1.79%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.19%) iptables
12 3 (0.90%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.90%) Xen
13 2 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.60%) Ceph
13 2 (0.60%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.60%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.60%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 104 (31.04%) Ansible
1 104 (31.04%) Puppet
2 60 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (15.52%) Nagios
4 51 (15.22%) HAProxy
5 30 (8.96%) Kubernetes
6 28 (8.36%) Terraform
7 19 (5.67%) logstash
8 18 (5.37%) ZABBIX
9 13 (3.88%) Graphite
9 13 (3.88%) Kibana
10 12 (3.58%) Cacti
10 12 (3.58%) Munin
11 11 (3.28%) Graylog
12 10 (2.99%) Salt
13 8 (2.39%) Galera Cluster
14 7 (2.09%) Packer
15 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (1.79%) Rundeck
16 2 (0.60%) cPanel
Vendors
1 45 (13.43%) VMware
2 41 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 20 (5.97%) Zend
4 17 (5.07%) hybris
5 14 (4.18%) Cisco
5 14 (4.18%) SaltStack
6 13 (3.88%) Percona
7 12 (3.58%) Dell
7 12 (3.58%) Splunk
8 11 (3.28%) Google
8 11 (3.28%) Oracle
9 9 (2.69%) New Relic
9 9 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.69%) WooCommerce
10 8 (2.39%) Microsoft
11 7 (2.09%) Adobe
12 6 (1.79%) Apple
12 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.49%) Rackspace
14 4 (1.19%) F5