Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 935 858 911
Rank change year-on-year -77 +53 +32
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 252 350 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 204 302 362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,775 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.29% +1.19%

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 70,954 70,392 78,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.67% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59,219 59,552 67,620
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -104 242 £50,000 +17.65% 44
UK excluding London -34 157 £45,000 +25.00% 30
London -65 93 £60,000 +9.09% 17
North of England +27 57 £45,000 +28.57% 16
North West +19 44 £50,000 +25.00% 10
South West +21 38 £47,500 +26.67% 4
South East -6 30 £46,250 +8.82% 4
East of England -2 15 £42,500 +19.34% 1
Yorkshire +23 12 £31,000 -11.43% 5
Midlands -64 9 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands -52 8 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Wales - 4 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 £22,500 -43.75% 1
North East -19 1 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 239 (94.84%) MySQL
2 235 (93.25%) Linux
3 231 (91.67%) nginx
4 184 (73.02%) LAMP
5 160 (63.49%) Apache
6 158 (62.70%) PHP
7 135 (53.57%) Python
8 124 (49.21%) JavaScript
9 123 (48.81%) Git (software)
10 100 (39.68%) DevOps
11 98 (38.89%) CSS
12 97 (38.49%) Amazon AWS
13 93 (36.90%) HTML
14 78 (30.95%) Ansible
15 77 (30.56%) Docker
16 63 (25.00%) Redis
16 63 (25.00%) Web Services
17 62 (24.60%) jQuery
17 62 (24.60%) Puppet
18 61 (24.21%) Bash Shell
18 61 (24.21%) CentOS
19 60 (23.81%) Java
20 53 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
21 52 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
22 51 (20.24%) Windows
22 51 (20.24%) HTML5
23 49 (19.44%) Jenkins
23 49 (19.44%) Configuration Management
24 46 (18.25%) E-Commerce
25 45 (17.86%) 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
1 231 (91.67%) nginx
2 160 (63.49%) Apache
3 34 (13.49%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (12.70%) Tomcat
5 26 (10.32%) CMS
6 19 (7.54%) OpenStack
7 15 (5.95%) WordPress
8 9 (3.57%) Confluence
9 6 (2.38%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.38%) IIS
10 5 (1.98%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.98%) Drupal
10 5 (1.98%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.59%) JBoss
11 4 (1.59%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.19%) concrete5
12 3 (1.19%) EPiServer
12 3 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.78%) HipChat
3 6 (2.38%) GIMP
4 3 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (8.73%) Magento
2 4 (1.59%) CiviCRM
2 4 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 97 (38.49%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (15.08%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (7.54%) SaaS
6 17 (6.75%) Amazon S3
7 13 (5.16%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (5.16%) GitHub
8 11 (4.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (3.17%) IaaS
10 8 (3.17%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.17%) PaaS
11 7 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.78%) Dropbox
12 5 (1.98%) npm
13 4 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.59%) AWS OpsWorks
13 4 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.71%) DNS
2 15 (5.95%) HTTP
3 14 (5.56%) SSL
4 10 (3.97%) Firewall
5 7 (2.78%) Network Security
5 7 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.78%) VPN
6 5 (1.98%) SSH
7 3 (1.19%) VLAN
8 2 (0.79%) BGP
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.79%) DHCP
8 2 (0.79%) LAN
8 2 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.79%) SMTP
8 2 (0.79%) SNMP
8 2 (0.79%) VoIP
8 2 (0.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (94.84%) MySQL
2 63 (25.00%) Redis
3 52 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 24 (9.52%) MariaDB
6 22 (8.73%) Relational Database
7 20 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (5.56%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.16%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.19%) Big Data
12 3 (1.19%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.19%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.19%) SQLite
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 123 (48.81%) Git (software)
2 49 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 30 (11.90%) Subversion
4 28 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 16 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.56%) Mercurial
7 13 (5.16%) PHPUnit
8 12 (4.76%) JIRA
9 9 (3.57%) GitLab
9 9 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.17%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.38%) Buildbot
12 5 (1.98%) Maven
13 4 (1.59%) gulp
13 4 (1.59%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.19%) CircleCI
14 3 (1.19%) Codeship
14 3 (1.19%) GoCD
14 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (7.94%) Marketing
2 12 (4.76%) Advertising
3 10 (3.97%) Games
4 8 (3.17%) Publishing
5 7 (2.78%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.98%) Finance
7 4 (1.59%) Retail
8 2 (0.79%) iGaming
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (53.17%) Developer
2 53 (21.03%) PHP Developer
3 47 (18.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 23 (9.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 22 (8.73%) Python Developer
8 21 (8.33%) Administrator
8 21 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (7.54%) Linux Administrator
9 19 (7.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (7.54%) Senior PHP Developer
10 17 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 14 (5.56%) Backend Developer
13 13 (5.16%) AWS DevOps
14 12 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 12 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
14 12 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (73.02%) LAMP
2 98 (38.89%) CSS
3 93 (36.90%) HTML
4 63 (25.00%) Web Services
5 62 (24.60%) jQuery
6 51 (20.24%) HTML5
7 36 (14.29%) Symfony
8 35 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 35 (13.89%) CSS3
8 35 (13.89%) Laravel
9 28 (11.11%) RESTful
10 27 (10.71%) Django
10 27 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
11 26 (10.32%) Ajax
11 26 (10.32%) SOAP
12 25 (9.92%) Node.js
13 23 (9.13%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (8.33%) JSON
15 20 (7.94%) REST
16 17 (6.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) User Experience
2 26 (10.32%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (5.16%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.57%) Social Network
8 8 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.78%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.78%) Wiki
10 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.98%) Replication
11 4 (1.59%) Clustering
12 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 235 (93.25%) Linux
2 61 (24.21%) CentOS
3 51 (20.24%) Windows
4 37 (14.68%) Ubuntu
5 26 (10.32%) Debian
5 26 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.14%) Amazon Linux
7 10 (3.97%) Unix
8 8 (3.17%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.78%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.98%) Android
12 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.79%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.79%) Solaris
12 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.68%) DevOps
2 53 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 46 (18.25%) E-Commerce
5 44 (17.46%) Web Development
6 39 (15.48%) MVC
7 36 (14.29%) TDD
8 35 (13.89%) OOP
8 35 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.71%) OO
9 27 (10.71%) Scrum
10 25 (9.92%) Deployment Automation
11 22 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (7.94%) Microservices
12 20 (7.94%) Workflow
13 19 (7.54%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.14%) Web Application Development
15 17 (6.75%) High Availability
15 17 (6.75%) OO PHP
15 17 (6.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (62.70%) PHP
2 135 (53.57%) Python
3 124 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 61 (24.21%) Bash Shell
5 60 (23.81%) Java
6 45 (17.86%) Ruby
7 31 (12.30%) Perl
8 27 (10.71%) SQL
9 18 (7.14%) Go
10 14 (5.56%) PHP 7
10 14 (5.56%) TypeScript
11 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.17%) Erlang
12 8 (3.17%) ES6
13 7 (2.78%) Haskell
13 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.38%) C++
15 4 (1.59%) Scala
16 2 (0.79%) Clojure
16 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 18 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 9 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.19%) RHCE
4 3 (1.19%) VCP6
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.40%) RHCA
6 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) QA
2 9 (3.57%) GCP
3 5 (1.98%) GDPR
4 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.19%) DICOM
5 3 (1.19%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.19%) HL7
5 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (30.56%) Docker
2 25 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.56%) KVM
4 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.76%) Varnish
5 11 (4.37%) LXC
6 10 (3.97%) Postfix
7 9 (3.57%) Ceph
8 8 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.78%) Dovecot
9 7 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.38%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.59%) iptables
12 3 (1.19%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.79%) BIND 9
13 2 (0.79%) Corosync
13 2 (0.79%) DRBD
13 2 (0.79%) Kamailio
13 2 (0.79%) vCloud
13 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (30.95%) Ansible
2 62 (24.60%) Puppet
3 42 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 40 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (11.51%) Nagios
6 22 (8.73%) Terraform
7 21 (8.33%) HAProxy
8 13 (5.16%) logstash
9 10 (3.97%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (3.57%) Grafana
10 9 (3.57%) Munin
11 8 (3.17%) cPanel
11 8 (3.17%) Kibana
11 8 (3.17%) Plesk
12 7 (2.78%) Salt
13 5 (1.98%) Bacula
13 5 (1.98%) Bareos
13 5 (1.98%) Cacti
13 5 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.98%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (16.67%) VMware
2 22 (8.73%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.35%) hybris
4 14 (5.56%) New Relic
5 13 (5.16%) Oracle
5 13 (5.16%) Zend
6 10 (3.97%) Splunk
7 9 (3.57%) Cisco
7 9 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.57%) Perforce
8 7 (2.78%) Adobe
8 7 (2.78%) Scality
9 6 (2.38%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.98%) Facebook
10 5 (1.98%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.59%) Google
11 4 (1.59%) PayPal
11 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.59%) Twitter