Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 909 973
Rank change year-on-year +267 +64 -114
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 46 155 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 154 183
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £67,125 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 21,443 51,356 65,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.79% 37.54% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,297 42,205 54,513
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LEMP Stack.

Salary trend for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LEMP Stack over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Top 11 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 22 October 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
UK excluding London +273 37 £39,000 -2.50% 13
England +261 34 £47,500 +11.76% 20
South West +109 17 £47,500 +8.57% 4
North of England +156 10 £41,250 +28.91% 5
North West +112 9 £45,000 +57.89% 3
London +201 6 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Wales +48 5 £37,500 +72.41% 1
Work from Home +16 5 £92,500 +146.67% 9
Scotland +93 4 £32,500 -23.53%
South East +208 1 £40,000 +6.67%
North East +17 1 £32,500 -39.81%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (89.13%) PHP
2 40 (86.96%) MySQL
3 36 (78.26%) Linux
4 26 (56.52%) LAMP
4 26 (56.52%) nginx
5 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 18 (39.13%) AWS
7 16 (34.78%) Web Services
7 16 (34.78%) Redis
8 15 (32.61%) HTML
8 15 (32.61%) Apache
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) SOAP
9 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 13 (28.26%) Laravel
9 13 (28.26%) Docker
9 13 (28.26%) DevOps
10 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
10 12 (26.09%) CentOS
10 12 (26.09%) OOP
10 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (23.91%) REST
11 11 (23.91%) Node.js
11 11 (23.91%) GCP
12 10 (21.74%) Go
12 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (21.74%) Python
13 9 (19.57%) SOA
13 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (56.52%) nginx
2 15 (32.61%) Apache
3 7 (15.22%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (13.04%) CMS
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) Drupal
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) uWSGI
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) AWS
2 11 (23.91%) GCP
3 3 (6.52%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.35%) Azure
4 2 (4.35%) GitHub
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.17%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.17%) G Suite
5 1 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) AMQP
4 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (86.96%) MySQL
2 16 (34.78%) Redis
3 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (10.87%) Couchbase
7 3 (6.52%) Blockchain
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Power BI
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 3 (6.52%) gulp
4 3 (6.52%) webpack
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) GoCD
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Magento Developer
6 4 (8.70%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Backend Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Blockchain Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Blockchain Lead
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) LAMP
2 16 (34.78%) Web Services
3 15 (32.61%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
4 13 (28.26%) Laravel
4 13 (28.26%) SOAP
5 11 (23.91%) Node.js
5 11 (23.91%) REST
6 9 (19.57%) RESTful
7 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 7 (15.22%) HTML5
8 7 (15.22%) Symfony
9 5 (10.87%) jQuery
9 5 (10.87%) PHP-FPM
10 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 4 (8.70%) React
11 3 (6.52%) J2EE
11 3 (6.52%) Sass
11 3 (6.52%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Bitcoin
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) EPoS
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) CentOS
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Unix
5 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.52%) Windows
6 1 (2.17%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.17%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) DevOps
2 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 12 (26.09%) OOP
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 8 (17.39%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Time Management
7 6 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (13.04%) Microservices
8 5 (10.87%) ISMS
8 5 (10.87%) QMS
8 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) OOD
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) PHP
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) Go
3 10 (21.74%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) PHP 7
5 6 (13.04%) C
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) HAProxy
2 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.87%) Terraform
4 3 (6.52%) Puppet
5 2 (4.35%) Kibana
5 2 (4.35%) logstash
5 2 (4.35%) Packer
6 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Google
1 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Zend
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Rackspace