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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 870 936 911
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 38 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 59
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £39,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 17 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 25 July 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 +69 38 £52,500 +2.94% 3
London +50 22 £52,500 -4.54%
South East +26 6 £49,500 -1.00% 1
East Midlands +12 6 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +34 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £47,500 -
City of London - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey +32 2 £62,500 +11.11%
Guildford +10 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Reading +5 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Berkshire 0 1 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £47,500 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) MySQL
2 59 (55.66%) SQL
3 52 (49.06%) Linux
4 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
5 43 (40.57%) Replication
6 41 (38.68%) High Availability
7 39 (36.79%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (32.08%) Clustering
9 29 (27.36%) Oracle
10 27 (25.47%) Shell Script
11 26 (24.53%) Relational Database
12 18 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
12 18 (16.98%) Unix
13 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
13 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
13 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
14 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
16 14 (13.21%) Python
16 14 (13.21%) MariaDB
16 14 (13.21%) Database Security
17 13 (12.26%) RDBMS
17 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (11.32%) Degree
18 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
18 12 (11.32%) DevOps
18 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (10.38%) Git (software)

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 7 (6.60%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (1.89%) SAS
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) DNS
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.89%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) MySQL
2 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
3 26 (24.53%) Relational Database
4 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
4 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
5 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (13.21%) MariaDB
7 13 (12.26%) RDBMS
8 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (7.55%) Pentaho
10 7 (6.60%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (6.60%) DB2
10 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.72%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
4 4 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.60%) Publishing
3 6 (5.66%) Legal
4 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 5 (4.72%) Games
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) LAMP
2 5 (4.72%) REST
2 5 (4.72%) XML
3 4 (3.77%) CakePHP
3 4 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (40.57%) Replication
2 34 (32.08%) Clustering
3 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.72%) Fintech
6 4 (3.77%) CMDB
6 4 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.83%) Online Games
8 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.06%) Linux
2 18 (16.98%) Unix
3 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.72%) Windows
4 4 (3.77%) CentOS
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) High Availability
2 39 (36.79%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.21%) Database Security
7 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.32%) DevOps
9 10 (9.43%) ETL
10 9 (8.49%) Change Control
11 8 (7.55%) Analytics
11 8 (7.55%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.60%) DNA
13 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.66%) Open Source
13 6 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (5.66%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.66%) SQL
2 27 (25.47%) Shell Script
3 14 (13.21%) Python
4 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.60%) Perl
5 7 (6.60%) PHP
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 4 (3.77%) Pig Latin
8 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.89%) Java
10 1 (0.94%) Korn
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.94%) OCP
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Puppet
2 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.60%) Ansible
4 2 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Oracle
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Percona
4 4 (3.77%) Hortonworks
4 4 (3.77%) SAP
4 4 (3.77%) Sybase
4 4 (3.77%) Talend
5 3 (2.83%) IBM
5 3 (2.83%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Cognos
6 2 (1.89%) hybris
6 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (0.94%) VMware
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