The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 78 46 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 96 136 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 4.41% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.71% 12.29% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 77 109 62
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MySQL
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1102 1107 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.38% 35.86% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 706 720 689
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,709 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MySQL Salary Trend in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MySQL Salary Histogram in Scotland

MySQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 37 £30,000 -25.92% 8
Edinburgh -41 31 £36,000 -4.63% 4
Dundee +4 15 £35,000 -2.77%
Aberdeen +12 5 £30,500 -12.85%
West Lothian +2 4 £36,250 +0.69% 1
Fife +2 2 £22,000 +4.76%
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 113 (60.11%) Linux
2 110 (58.51%) PHP
3 103 (54.79%) JavaScript
4 92 (48.94%) OO
5 91 (48.40%) HTML
6 86 (45.74%) CSS
7 79 (42.02%) Java
8 61 (32.45%) Apache
9 56 (29.79%) Relational Database
10 55 (29.26%) OOP
10 55 (29.26%) MVC
11 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (26.06%) Oracle
13 46 (24.47%) SQL
14 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
15 39 (20.74%) Degree
16 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
16 36 (19.15%) Web Services
17 35 (18.62%) jQuery
18 34 (18.09%) Python
18 34 (18.09%) Web Development
19 33 (17.55%) TDD
20 30 (15.96%) SOAP
20 30 (15.96%) HTML5
21 29 (15.43%) XML
21 29 (15.43%) Ruby
22 28 (14.89%) Windows
22 28 (14.89%) RDBMS
23 27 (14.36%) Spring
24 25 (13.30%) Hibernate

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 61 (32.45%) Apache
2 23 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.11%) Drupal
4 18 (9.57%) IIS
5 14 (7.45%) CMS
6 12 (6.38%) nginx
7 6 (3.19%) Lync
7 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.13%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.13%) Node.js
9 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.60%) WordPress
11 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.06%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.06%) Route 53
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Heroku
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) Internet
2 9 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.19%) DNS
4 5 (2.66%) VoIP
5 4 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (2.13%) HTTP
5 4 (2.13%) SSL
5 4 (2.13%) Intranet
6 3 (1.60%) SMTP
7 2 (1.06%) Firewall
7 2 (1.06%) IPsec
7 2 (1.06%) Broadband
7 2 (1.06%) PBX
7 2 (1.06%) WAN
7 2 (1.06%) SAN
7 2 (1.06%) Extranet
8 1 (0.53%) L2TP
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.79%) Relational Database
2 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 28 (14.89%) RDBMS
4 20 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (9.57%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.38%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.13%) Big Data
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.06%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.17%) Subversion
3 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.72%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.19%) RSpec
6 6 (3.19%) Maven
7 5 (2.66%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.66%) Ant
8 4 (2.13%) Hudson
9 3 (1.60%) JUnit
10 2 (1.06%) RubyMine
10 2 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.06%) Mockito
10 2 (1.06%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (6.91%) Games
2 12 (6.38%) Finance
3 6 (3.19%) Marketing
4 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.60%) French Language
6 3 (1.60%) German Language
6 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.06%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (67.02%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) PHP Developer
3 24 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 21 (11.17%) Software Engineer
4 21 (11.17%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.11%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.04%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.91%) UI Developer
7 13 (6.91%) UI Programmer
8 10 (5.32%) Programmer
9 9 (4.79%) Junior
10 8 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Drupal Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Junior Software Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Java Programmer
13 5 (2.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (48.40%) HTML
2 86 (45.74%) CSS
3 36 (19.15%) Web Services
4 35 (18.62%) jQuery
5 30 (15.96%) SOAP
5 30 (15.96%) HTML5
6 29 (15.43%) XML
7 27 (14.36%) Spring
8 25 (13.30%) Hibernate
9 23 (12.23%) Backbone.js
10 20 (10.64%) CSS3
10 20 (10.64%) JSON
10 20 (10.64%) LAMP
11 16 (8.51%) .NET
12 14 (7.45%) Symfony
13 13 (6.91%) XHTML
14 12 (6.38%) JSP
15 10 (5.32%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (5.32%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (4.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Computer Science
1 21 (11.17%) Open Source
2 13 (6.91%) Graphic Design
2 13 (6.91%) Digital Media
3 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.79%) Replication
5 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.19%) Social Gaming
5 6 (3.19%) Social Media
5 6 (3.19%) Mobile Games
6 5 (2.66%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.13%) User Experience
7 4 (2.13%) Statistics
8 2 (1.06%) Online Games
8 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.06%) GIS
8 2 (1.06%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (60.11%) Linux
2 28 (14.89%) Windows
3 22 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.11%) Android
5 17 (9.04%) UNIX
6 15 (7.98%) Apple iOS
7 13 (6.91%) Debian
7 13 (6.91%) Solaris
8 12 (6.38%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.85%) CentOS
10 7 (3.72%) AIX
10 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.66%) OpenSolaris
13 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.94%) OO
2 55 (29.26%) OOP
2 55 (29.26%) MVC
3 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
5 34 (18.09%) Web Development
6 33 (17.55%) TDD
7 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.98%) Android Development
11 14 (7.45%) iOS Development
12 12 (6.38%) Automated Testing
13 11 (5.85%) OO PHP
14 10 (5.32%) Scrum
14 10 (5.32%) Project Management
15 9 (4.79%) OOD
16 8 (4.26%) Web Design
17 7 (3.72%) Service Delivery
17 7 (3.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (58.51%) PHP
2 103 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 79 (42.02%) Java
4 46 (24.47%) SQL
5 34 (18.09%) Python
6 29 (15.43%) Ruby
7 20 (10.64%) C#
8 17 (9.04%) Perl
9 15 (7.98%) C++
10 13 (6.91%) PHP5
11 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.19%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (2.13%) Groovy
13 4 (2.13%) Jython
14 3 (1.60%) C
14 3 (1.60%) VB
15 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (20.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.66%) vSphere
2 5 (2.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.60%) Docker
4 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Squid
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Gluster
5 1 (0.53%) Openswan
5 1 (0.53%) Postfix
5 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (5.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.19%) Vagrant
2 6 (3.19%) Ansible
2 6 (3.19%) Nagios
3 5 (2.66%) Capistrano
3 5 (2.66%) Cacti
4 4 (2.13%) Munin
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (26.06%) Oracle
2 24 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.04%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.51%) Zend
5 14 (7.45%) JBoss
6 13 (6.91%) VMware
7 6 (3.19%) Cisco
7 6 (3.19%) NetApp
8 5 (2.66%) Dell
8 5 (2.66%) Facebook
8 5 (2.66%) Twitter
8 5 (2.66%) Veeam
9 4 (2.13%) Google
10 3 (1.60%) Sybase
11 2 (1.06%) Talend
11 2 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.06%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.06%) Adobe
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix
12 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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