Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 702 908 966
Rank change year-on-year +206 +58 -121
Permanent jobs citing LEMP Stack 60 181 229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 168 195
Median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £68,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +1.20% +15.28%

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 25,754 53,227 68,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.47% 37.52% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21,330 43,822 56,575
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 15 August 2020.

Salary histogram for LEMP Stack in the UK

LEMP Stack
Top 12 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 15 August 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 +219 45 £39,000 -13.33% 21
UK excluding London +218 43 £37,500 -10.71% 22
London +155 14 £48,750 -11.36%
South West +96 14 £39,000 -5.45% 11
North of England +167 13 £45,000 +37.40% 3
North West +126 12 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Wales +35 7 £37,500 +72.41% 1
Work from Home +69 5 £92,500 +105.56%
Scotland - 5 £32,500 -
South East +185 2 £32,500 -13.33% 5
East of England +93 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire +131 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 54 (90.00%) PHP
2 51 (85.00%) MySQL
3 48 (80.00%) Linux
4 46 (76.67%) LAMP
5 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 39 (65.00%) nginx
7 32 (53.33%) HTML
8 29 (48.33%) CSS
8 29 (48.33%) Apache
9 27 (45.00%) Laravel
10 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
11 22 (36.67%) Docker
11 22 (36.67%) Python
12 18 (30.00%) OO
13 17 (28.33%) Node.js
14 16 (26.67%) AWS
14 16 (26.67%) OOP
14 16 (26.67%) Symfony
15 15 (25.00%) jQuery
15 15 (25.00%) Redis
16 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
17 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
17 13 (21.67%) gulp
17 13 (21.67%) Linux Command Line
18 12 (20.00%) SOAP
18 12 (20.00%) Degree
19 11 (18.33%) Web Development
19 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (18.33%) webpack
19 11 (18.33%) AngularJS

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 39 (65.00%) nginx
2 29 (48.33%) Apache
3 11 (18.33%) WordPress
4 10 (16.67%) Drupal
5 6 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (8.33%) CMS
7 4 (6.67%) SilverStripe
8 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.67%) uWSGI
9 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) AWS
2 10 (16.67%) GCP
3 8 (13.33%) GitHub
4 3 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) G Suite
6 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.67%) Office 365
6 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (85.00%) MySQL
2 15 (25.00%) Redis
3 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.00%) MariaDB
6 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.00%) Blockchain
9 2 (3.33%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.67%) Big Data
10 1 (1.67%) Event Store
10 1 (1.67%) Power BI
10 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) gulp
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.33%) webpack
4 8 (13.33%) Selenium
5 7 (11.67%) Vagrant
6 6 (10.00%) PHPUnit
7 4 (6.67%) Grunt
8 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.67%) Ant
9 1 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.67%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.67%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (11.67%) Games
2 6 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 33 (55.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Magento Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Blockchain Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Blockchain Lead
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (76.67%) LAMP
2 32 (53.33%) HTML
3 29 (48.33%) CSS
4 27 (45.00%) Laravel
5 17 (28.33%) Node.js
6 16 (26.67%) Symfony
7 15 (25.00%) jQuery
8 12 (20.00%) SOAP
9 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) RESTful
9 11 (18.33%) Sass
10 10 (16.67%) HTML5
10 10 (16.67%) React
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) CSS3
11 9 (15.00%) JSON
12 8 (13.33%) REST
13 6 (10.00%) Ajax
14 4 (6.67%) Doctrine
14 4 (6.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Bitcoin
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) EPoS
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Animation
5 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.33%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) CentOS
3 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
5 6 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) OO
2 16 (26.67%) OOP
3 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Web Development
5 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Microservices
6 9 (15.00%) MVC
6 9 (15.00%) Time Management
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.67%) Front End Development
8 7 (11.67%) SOA
9 6 (10.00%) ISMS
9 6 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.00%) OO PHP
9 6 (10.00%) QMS
9 6 (10.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) PHP
2 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.67%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) C
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) Go
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 7 (11.67%) Java
7 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 5 (8.33%) PHP 7
9 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.33%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) iptables
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
2 1 (1.67%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Ansible
2 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Google
2 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.67%) Zend
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) F5
5 1 (1.67%) hybris
5 1 (1.67%) Juniper
5 1 (1.67%) Percona
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) VMware