Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 908 878 871
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 +31
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 113 246 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 106 208 299
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +6.67%

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 48,835 60,079 70,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.57% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40,111 49,168 59,356
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Top 13 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 23 January 2020. 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 -46 110 £40,000 -15.79% 30
UK excluding London +41 84 £37,500 -14.29% 21
London -12 29 £55,000 +4.76% 13
North of England +61 26 £28,500 -40.00% 7
South West +14 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West +65 23 £28,500 -28.75% 3
South East +50 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England +70 10 £30,782 -17.91% 1
North East +18 3 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Wales -5 2 £31,500 -21.25% 2
East Midlands +27 1 £27,500 - 1
Midlands +27 1 £27,500 -42.11% 3
Scotland - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 100 (88.50%) MySQL
2 91 (80.53%) PHP
3 89 (78.76%) LAMP
4 83 (73.45%) Linux
5 71 (62.83%) nginx
6 64 (56.64%) Laravel
7 52 (46.02%) Apache
8 48 (42.48%) HTML
9 45 (39.82%) CSS
10 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
10 44 (38.94%) Git (software)
11 41 (36.28%) OOP
12 37 (32.74%) MVC
13 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
14 31 (27.43%) OO
15 27 (23.89%) WordPress
15 27 (23.89%) Bash Shell
15 27 (23.89%) DevOps
16 25 (22.12%) AWS
16 25 (22.12%) Python
17 23 (20.35%) TDD
17 23 (20.35%) jQuery
17 23 (20.35%) GitHub
18 22 (19.47%) SQL
19 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (18.58%) MariaDB
20 20 (17.70%) HTML5
21 19 (16.81%) Open Source
21 19 (16.81%) SaaS
21 19 (16.81%) Marketing

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 71 (62.83%) nginx
2 52 (46.02%) Apache
3 27 (23.89%) WordPress
4 17 (15.04%) CMS
5 13 (11.50%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.42%) Umbraco
8 4 (3.54%) IIS
8 4 (3.54%) Jupyter
9 2 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.77%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.77%) Drupal
9 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.88%) JBoss
10 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (7.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Magento
2 8 (7.08%) Shopify
3 3 (2.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) AWS
2 23 (20.35%) GitHub
3 19 (16.81%) SaaS
4 16 (14.16%) Azure
4 16 (14.16%) GCP
5 6 (5.31%) Asana
6 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.54%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.65%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.77%) IaaS
9 2 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.88%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Internet
2 8 (7.08%) DNS
2 8 (7.08%) HTTP
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.65%) DHCP
5 3 (2.65%) Firewall
5 3 (2.65%) VLAN
6 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.77%) Network Security
6 2 (1.77%) SMS
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.88%) Broadband
7 1 (0.88%) DSL
7 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (88.50%) MySQL
2 21 (18.58%) MariaDB
3 17 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
5 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.42%) BigQuery
7 5 (4.42%) Redis
7 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.54%) InfluxDB
9 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (38.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) JIRA
3 12 (10.62%) GitLab
4 9 (7.96%) Grunt
4 9 (7.96%) gulp
5 8 (7.08%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.08%) Vagrant
6 7 (6.19%) git-flow
6 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.54%) Redmine
8 1 (0.88%) Ant
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) JUnit
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 19 (16.81%) Marketing
2 12 (10.62%) Retail
3 10 (8.85%) Finance
4 5 (4.42%) Advertising
5 4 (3.54%) Automotive
5 4 (3.54%) Games
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (75.22%) Developer
2 56 (49.56%) PHP Developer
3 30 (26.55%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Lead Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Lead PHP Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (78.76%) LAMP
2 64 (56.64%) Laravel
3 48 (42.48%) HTML
4 45 (39.82%) CSS
5 23 (20.35%) jQuery
6 20 (17.70%) HTML5
7 18 (15.93%) Symfony
8 14 (12.39%) React
9 13 (11.50%) Sass
10 12 (10.62%) LESS
10 12 (10.62%) Vue.js
11 10 (8.85%) CSS3
11 10 (8.85%) RESTful
12 9 (7.96%) .NET
12 9 (7.96%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (7.96%) Twig
13 8 (7.08%) Middleware
13 8 (7.08%) REST
14 7 (6.19%) Web Services
15 6 (5.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (7.96%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.54%) Derivative
6 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.54%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (73.45%) Linux
2 16 (14.16%) Windows
3 13 (11.50%) CentOS
4 10 (8.85%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Android
5 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.31%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.54%) Debian
6 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.77%) AIX
8 2 (1.77%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) OOP
2 37 (32.74%) MVC
3 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
4 31 (27.43%) OO
5 27 (23.89%) DevOps
6 23 (20.35%) TDD
7 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (16.81%) Open Source
9 16 (14.16%) Migration
9 16 (14.16%) Web Development
10 15 (13.27%) OO PHP
11 11 (9.73%) Coaching
11 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
12 10 (8.85%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.96%) Content Management
13 9 (7.96%) Scrum
14 8 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
14 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
15 7 (6.19%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 91 (80.53%) PHP
2 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.89%) Bash Shell
4 25 (22.12%) Python
5 22 (19.47%) SQL
6 13 (11.50%) C#
7 9 (7.96%) Perl
7 9 (7.96%) PHP 7
8 7 (6.19%) Java
9 6 (5.31%) C
9 6 (5.31%) C++
9 6 (5.31%) Ruby
10 4 (3.54%) F#
10 4 (3.54%) Haskell
10 4 (3.54%) Julia
10 4 (3.54%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.54%) OCaml
10 4 (3.54%) R
10 4 (3.54%) VBA
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) Docker
2 6 (5.31%) Postfix
3 4 (3.54%) Ceph
3 4 (3.54%) Dovecot
4 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (13.27%) Ansible
2 15 (13.27%) Kubernetes
2 15 (13.27%) Terraform
3 12 (10.62%) HAProxy
4 11 (9.73%) Puppet
5 8 (7.08%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.54%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (3.54%) Icinga
7 3 (2.65%) Grafana
7 3 (2.65%) logstash
8 2 (1.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (1.77%) Kibana
9 1 (0.88%) Cacti
9 1 (0.88%) Consul
9 1 (0.88%) Graphite
9 1 (0.88%) Graylog
9 1 (0.88%) Nagios
9 1 (0.88%) yum
9 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Cisco
1 7 (6.19%) Google
1 7 (6.19%) Marketo
1 7 (6.19%) Pardot
1 7 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.54%) Scality
3 4 (3.54%) Synology
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) Sage
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
4 3 (2.65%) VMware
5 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) Juniper
5 2 (1.77%) Splunk
5 2 (1.77%) Zend
6 1 (0.88%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) SaltStack