The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had MySQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 881 918 927
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 59 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.044% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.046% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 64
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured MySQL DBA in the job title.

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL DBA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 59 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +37 30 £52,500 +19.31% 1
South East +27 16 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Hampshire +12 9 £40,500 -22.85% 2
Basingstoke -1 9 £40,500 -22.85% 2
East Midlands +14 5 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Yorkshire +11 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Nottingham +12 4 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £60,000 +41.17% 2
City of London +58 3 £52,500 +16.66%
North Yorkshire +7 3 £50,000 +17.64%
York -5 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent -6 3 £26,000 -30.66%
High Wycombe - 3 £40,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,500 -
North West +21 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester -2 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Otley - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +19 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Cambridge +2 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £59,250 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Guildford - 1 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £62,500 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, MySQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) MySQL
2 73 (59.84%) SQL
3 64 (52.46%) Replication
4 59 (48.36%) Linux
5 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
6 35 (28.69%) E-Commerce
6 35 (28.69%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (27.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (27.87%) Clustering
8 33 (27.05%) High Availability
9 26 (21.31%) DevOps
9 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
10 25 (20.49%) Oracle
11 21 (17.21%) Performance Analysis
12 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
12 20 (16.39%) Ubuntu
13 19 (15.57%) Incident Management
13 19 (15.57%) Problem Management
13 19 (15.57%) DNS
13 19 (15.57%) Apache
13 19 (15.57%) Firewall
14 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (13.93%) OpenStack
15 17 (13.93%) MariaDB
16 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
16 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
17 14 (11.48%) hybris

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (15.57%) Apache
2 17 (13.93%) OpenStack
3 9 (7.38%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.10%) Confluence
4 5 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) DNS
1 19 (15.57%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.28%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (100.00%) MySQL
2 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
3 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 18 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (13.93%) MariaDB
6 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
7 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
8 10 (8.20%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
9 9 (7.38%) Pentaho
9 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (6.56%) DB2
11 7 (5.74%) OLAP
11 7 (5.74%) OLTP
11 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
11 7 (5.74%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
12 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.10%) JIRA
3 5 (4.10%) Subversion
3 5 (4.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (10.66%) Publishing
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.56%) Finance
3 8 (6.56%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Law
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) LAMP
2 5 (4.10%) REST
2 5 (4.10%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) CakePHP
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (52.46%) Replication
2 34 (27.87%) Clustering
3 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) Online Games
5 5 (4.10%) CMDB
6 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Linux
2 20 (16.39%) Ubuntu
3 12 (9.84%) Windows
4 11 (9.02%) Unix
5 6 (4.92%) CentOS
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) E-Commerce
1 35 (28.69%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (27.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (27.05%) High Availability
4 26 (21.31%) DevOps
5 21 (17.21%) Performance Analysis
6 19 (15.57%) Incident Management
6 19 (15.57%) Problem Management
7 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.20%) ETL
10 9 (7.38%) Analytics
10 9 (7.38%) ITIL
11 8 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.74%) Change Control
12 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.74%) Database Security
12 7 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (59.84%) SQL
2 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
3 12 (9.84%) Java
3 12 (9.84%) Python
4 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.74%) Perl
5 5 (4.10%) PHP
5 5 (4.10%) Pig Latin
5 5 (4.10%) Ruby
5 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Korn
6 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) MCSA
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (9.84%) Puppet
2 7 (5.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Oracle
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.48%) hybris
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.10%) Hortonworks
5 5 (4.10%) Talend
6 3 (2.46%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) Percona
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 2 (1.64%) Sybase
8 1 (0.82%) Apple
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