The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 68 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 44 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 2.49% 2.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 7.43% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 20
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £45,000 £40,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MySQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
418 471 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.89% 33.48% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 304 311 241
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MySQL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MySQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL across the Edinburgh region.

MySQL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MySQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL.

1 55 (67.90%) Linux
2 43 (53.09%) HTML
3 39 (48.15%) PHP
4 38 (46.91%) OO
5 34 (41.98%) CSS
5 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
6 33 (40.74%) Apache
7 29 (35.80%) Java
8 25 (30.86%) SOAP
9 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
10 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
10 22 (27.16%) XML
10 22 (27.16%) Relational Database
11 21 (25.93%) Web Services
11 21 (25.93%) MVC
11 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (22.22%) Debian
12 18 (22.22%) Tomcat
12 18 (22.22%) Perl
13 17 (20.99%) SQL
13 17 (20.99%) Internet
13 17 (20.99%) Android
13 17 (20.99%) Degree
14 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
14 16 (19.75%) Automated Testing
14 16 (19.75%) RDBMS
14 16 (19.75%) OOP
14 16 (19.75%) Servlets
15 15 (18.52%) JSP
15 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (40.74%) Apache
2 18 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.28%) CMS
4 9 (11.11%) Drupal
5 8 (9.88%) WordPress
6 4 (4.94%) IIS
6 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.47%) nginx
8 2 (2.47%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.23%) Lync
9 1 (1.23%) Node.js
9 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) VoIP
3 3 (3.70%) Intranet
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) IPsec
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) Relational Database
2 16 (19.75%) RDBMS
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Hudson
3 3 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.23%) RSpec
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) Toad
4 1 (1.23%) JMeter
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) RubyMine
4 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Dutch Language
3 3 (3.70%) French Language
3 3 (3.70%) German Language
3 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Java Developer
2 15 (18.52%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.88%) UI Developer
5 8 (9.88%) UI Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.47%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) HTML
2 34 (41.98%) CSS
3 25 (30.86%) SOAP
4 22 (27.16%) XML
5 21 (25.93%) Web Services
6 16 (19.75%) Servlets
7 15 (18.52%) CGI
7 15 (18.52%) JSP
8 13 (16.05%) JSON
9 12 (14.81%) LAMP
10 11 (13.58%) HTML5
11 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
12 8 (9.88%) CSS3
12 8 (9.88%) Symfony
13 7 (8.64%) Flash
14 6 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (7.41%) jQuery
15 4 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
15 4 (4.94%) Sass
16 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.35%) Digital Media
4 9 (11.11%) Open Source
5 8 (9.88%) Graphic Design
6 7 (8.64%) Social Media
7 6 (7.41%) Replication
8 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.70%) User Experience
10 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
11 1 (1.23%) Wiki
11 1 (1.23%) EPoS
11 1 (1.23%) DTV
11 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.90%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (22.22%) Debian
4 17 (20.99%) Android
5 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
6 12 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (4.94%) UNIX
7 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.94%) CentOS
8 3 (3.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.23%) AIX
9 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) OO
2 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
3 21 (25.93%) MVC
4 16 (19.75%) OOP
4 16 (19.75%) Automated Testing
5 15 (18.52%) Web Development
5 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.58%) Android Development
8 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
9 10 (12.35%) DevOps
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 7 (8.64%) Project Management
10 7 (8.64%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.17%) Web Design
11 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) PHP
2 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.80%) Java
4 18 (22.22%) Perl
5 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 8 (9.88%) Ruby
7 7 (8.64%) Python
8 6 (7.41%) PHP5
9 3 (3.70%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.47%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) C#
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.23%) Gluster
2 1 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
1 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.17%) Ansible
2 5 (6.17%) Vagrant
2 5 (6.17%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) Cacti
3 4 (4.94%) Munin
4 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.88%) Zend
2 7 (8.64%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.70%) Facebook
4 3 (3.70%) Twitter
5 1 (1.23%) Brocade
5 1 (1.23%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Perforce
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
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