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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 40 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6360 6092 6361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.50% 5.67% 5.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.93% 18.03% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5463 5760
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35478 33793 36364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.47% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29900 29200 31989
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL
Salary Trend

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

MySQL Salary Trend in the UK

MySQL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

MySQL Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -2 6097 £41,000 +2.50% 872
London 0 2749 £47,500 - 352
South East -2 1309 £40,000 +9.58% 151
City of London -14 525 £47,500 - 96
Yorkshire -8 393 £33,500 +3.07% 90
South West +6 389 £35,000 +7.69% 44
East of England -10 389 £40,000 - 66
North West -15 378 £32,500 - 86
Hampshire +7 321 £30,000 -16.66% 27
Surrey -10 272 £42,500 +13.33% 30
West Yorkshire +6 255 £35,661 +1.88% 63
East Midlands +25 243 £32,500 +6.55% 39
Berkshire -3 238 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Manchester -2 225 £32,500 - 55
West Midlands +13 220 £32,000 +3.22% 33
Leeds +2 185 £42,500 +21.42% 39
Cambridgeshire -10 154 £40,000 - 34
East Sussex -11 151 £38,750 +19.23% 15
Buckinghamshire +31 143 £40,000 +23.07% 25
Cambridge -6 133 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Brighton -11 132 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Hertfordshire +18 128 £40,350 +17.81% 15
Bristol +15 127 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Milton Keynes +32 113 £40,000 +33.33% 14
Oxfordshire -1 106 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Nottinghamshire +20 101 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Scotland -33 96 £35,000 -4.10% 24
Nottingham +12 90 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Southampton +3 89 £31,250 -19.87% 8
Northamptonshire +16 82 £37,500 -2.59% 13

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6918 (53.63%) PHP
2 6112 (47.38%) JavaScript
3 6057 (46.96%) HTML
4 5881 (45.59%) Linux
5 5548 (43.01%) CSS
6 3903 (30.26%) jQuery
7 3570 (27.68%) Java
8 3536 (27.41%) SQL
9 2960 (22.95%) Apache
10 2533 (19.64%) SQL Server
11 2517 (19.51%) MVC
12 2497 (19.36%) Git (software)
13 2395 (18.57%) OO
14 2228 (17.27%) Oracle
15 2005 (15.54%) LAMP
16 1950 (15.12%) E-Commerce
17 1933 (14.99%) HTML5
18 1916 (14.85%) Web Services
19 1914 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
20 1898 (14.71%) XML
21 1895 (14.69%) Degree
22 1857 (14.40%) Windows
23 1781 (13.81%) Python
24 1712 (13.27%) Subversion
25 1529 (11.85%) Web Development
26 1525 (11.82%) .NET
27 1488 (11.54%) UNIX
28 1461 (11.33%) Zend
29 1421 (11.02%) PHP5
30 1392 (10.79%) TDD

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2960 (22.95%) Apache
2 1310 (10.16%) Tomcat
3 882 (6.84%) CMS
4 868 (6.73%) WordPress
5 858 (6.65%) Drupal
6 666 (5.16%) IIS
7 570 (4.42%) nginx
8 472 (3.66%) Node.js
9 389 (3.02%) Apache Solr
10 256 (1.98%) WebLogic
11 246 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
12 187 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 170 (1.32%) SharePoint
14 166 (1.29%) Joomla!
15 163 (1.26%) OpenStack
16 116 (0.90%) MS Exchange
17 87 (0.67%) Confluence
18 81 (0.63%) Umbraco
19 79 (0.61%) Jetty
20 75 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 713 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 374 (2.90%) Photoshop
3 161 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 114 (0.88%) MS Office
5 53 (0.41%) MS Project
6 43 (0.33%) Fireworks
7 42 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.13%) FastStats
10 10 (0.078%) Mingle
11 7 (0.054%) GIMP
11 7 (0.054%) InDesign
12 6 (0.047%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.039%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.016%) Maya
16 1 (0.008%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.008%) SPSS
16 1 (0.008%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 664 (5.15%) Magento
2 108 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 54 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 53 (0.41%) Shopify
5 34 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 20 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
11 11 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.085%) osCommerce
12 10 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (0.047%) SiteCatalyst
14 5 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
14 5 (0.039%) Tridion
14 5 (0.039%) Summit
15 4 (0.031%) Compiere
16 3 (0.023%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 698 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 559 (4.33%) SaaS
3 225 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 162 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 143 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 120 (0.93%) IaaS
7 113 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 109 (0.85%) PaaS
9 82 (0.64%) GitHub
10 59 (0.46%) Joyent
11 49 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 46 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (0.33%) ElastiCache
13 42 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 37 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
15 29 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
15 29 (0.22%) Office 365
16 24 (0.19%) Route 53
16 24 (0.19%) CloudFront
17 21 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 648 (5.02%) HTTP
2 647 (5.02%) DNS
3 596 (4.62%) Internet
4 526 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 477 (3.70%) Firewall
6 406 (3.15%) SAN
7 258 (2.00%) LDAP
8 246 (1.91%) VPN
9 242 (1.88%) SSL
10 223 (1.73%) SSH
11 210 (1.63%) DHCP
12 157 (1.22%) SMTP
13 156 (1.21%) VoIP
14 145 (1.12%) WAN
15 142 (1.10%) LAN
16 132 (1.02%) Intranet
17 109 (0.85%) NAS
18 104 (0.81%) SNMP
19 103 (0.80%) Network Security
20 88 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2533 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 1286 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 1189 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1136 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 885 (6.86%) NoSQL
6 582 (4.51%) RDBMS
7 580 (4.50%) Big Data
8 508 (3.94%) Hadoop
9 445 (3.45%) Redis
10 352 (2.73%) Oracle Database
11 290 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 220 (1.71%) DB2
13 208 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 190 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 177 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 169 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 160 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
18 134 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 130 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 119 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2497 (19.36%) Git (software)
2 1712 (13.27%) Subversion
3 609 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 572 (4.43%) Maven
5 473 (3.67%) Eclipse
6 472 (3.66%) JIRA
7 442 (3.43%) Selenium
8 438 (3.40%) JUnit
9 305 (2.36%) Ant
10 291 (2.26%) PHPUnit
11 259 (2.01%) Hudson
12 216 (1.67%) Cucumber
13 184 (1.43%) Visual Studio
14 129 (1.00%) Mockito
15 126 (0.98%) Mercurial
16 113 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 101 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
18 100 (0.78%) TeamCity
19 88 (0.68%) Xcode
20 84 (0.65%) RSpec
General
1 1184 (9.18%) Marketing
2 1016 (7.88%) Finance
3 483 (3.74%) Retail
4 412 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 376 (2.91%) Games
6 333 (2.58%) Advertising
7 273 (2.12%) Publishing
8 143 (1.11%) Back Office
9 142 (1.10%) Banking
10 117 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 78 (0.60%) Billing
12 62 (0.48%) Electronics
13 61 (0.47%) Front Office
14 58 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 55 (0.43%) Legal
16 45 (0.35%) Law
17 36 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 33 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 32 (0.25%) Music Industry
20 23 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8038 (62.31%) Developer
2 3353 (25.99%) PHP Developer
3 1770 (13.72%) Web Developer
4 1286 (9.97%) Senior Developer
5 1173 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1025 (7.95%) Administrator
7 741 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
8 678 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 630 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 584 (4.53%) Senior PHP Developer
11 533 (4.13%) Linux Administrator
12 497 (3.85%) Analyst
13 490 (3.80%) DBA
14 466 (3.61%) Software Developer
15 452 (3.50%) Junior
16 436 (3.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 391 (3.03%) Junior Developer
18 375 (2.91%) Software Engineer
19 365 (2.83%) Architect
20 346 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6057 (46.96%) HTML
2 5548 (43.01%) CSS
3 3903 (30.26%) jQuery
4 2005 (15.54%) LAMP
5 1933 (14.99%) HTML5
6 1916 (14.85%) Web Services
7 1898 (14.71%) XML
8 1525 (11.82%) .NET
9 1372 (10.64%) Ajax
10 1293 (10.02%) CSS3
11 1175 (9.11%) Spring
12 1011 (7.84%) Symfony
13 885 (6.86%) XHTML
14 852 (6.61%) Hibernate
15 821 (6.36%) J2EE
16 811 (6.29%) REST
17 791 (6.13%) SOAP
18 773 (5.99%) JSON
19 717 (5.56%) ASP.NET
20 591 (4.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1271 (9.85%) Open Source
2 1012 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 548 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 411 (3.19%) Social Media
5 393 (3.05%) Replication
6 345 (2.67%) Clustering
7 221 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 168 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 165 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 162 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 134 (1.04%) W3C
12 110 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 99 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 99 (0.77%) Statistics
14 95 (0.74%) BBC
15 86 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 85 (0.66%) iPad
17 82 (0.64%) RIA
18 75 (0.58%) iPhone
19 70 (0.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5881 (45.59%) Linux
2 1857 (14.40%) Windows
3 1488 (11.54%) UNIX
4 617 (4.78%) CentOS
5 606 (4.70%) Ubuntu
6 580 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 539 (4.18%) Android
8 538 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 399 (3.09%) Solaris
10 391 (3.03%) Debian
11 289 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 140 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 118 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 117 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 111 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 80 (0.62%) Fedora
17 59 (0.46%) AIX
18 58 (0.45%) Windows 8
19 51 (0.40%) SUSE
20 50 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2517 (19.51%) MVC
2 2395 (18.57%) OO
3 1950 (15.12%) E-Commerce
4 1914 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
5 1529 (11.85%) Web Development
6 1392 (10.79%) TDD
7 1330 (10.31%) OOP
8 1251 (9.70%) Scrum
9 988 (7.66%) Software Engineering
10 958 (7.43%) OO PHP
11 866 (6.71%) DevOps
12 808 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
13 602 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 575 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 563 (4.36%) Project Management
16 532 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
17 515 (3.99%) BDD
18 442 (3.43%) Analytics
19 436 (3.38%) Configuration Management
20 429 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6918 (53.63%) PHP
2 6112 (47.38%) JavaScript
3 3570 (27.68%) Java
4 3536 (27.41%) SQL
5 1781 (13.81%) Python
6 1421 (11.02%) PHP5
7 1269 (9.84%) Perl
8 1184 (9.18%) Ruby
9 1065 (8.26%) C#
10 915 (7.09%) Bash Shell
11 496 (3.85%) C++
12 430 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 294 (2.28%) C
14 249 (1.93%) T-SQL
15 195 (1.51%) VB
16 184 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 165 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 157 (1.22%) PowerShell
19 140 (1.09%) Scala
20 136 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1895 (14.69%) Degree
2 164 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 126 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (0.67%) CCNA
6 86 (0.67%) ISEB
7 85 (0.66%) PhD
8 77 (0.60%) SC Cleared
9 71 (0.55%) RHCE
10 62 (0.48%) MCSE
11 50 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 48 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 39 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (0.29%) MCSA
16 36 (0.28%) CISSP
17 34 (0.26%) MCP
18 33 (0.26%) CCNP
19 31 (0.24%) ISTQB
20 26 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (4.82%) QA
2 158 (1.22%) SLA
3 105 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 92 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.27%) WAI
7 11 (0.085%) WCAG
8 5 (0.039%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.031%) COBIT
9 4 (0.031%) GLP
10 3 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.023%) HL7
10 3 (0.023%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.016%) TickIT
12 1 (0.008%) BS15000
12 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.008%) GAMP
12 1 (0.008%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 535 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 251 (1.95%) Varnish
4 225 (1.74%) KVM
5 173 (1.34%) Xen
6 161 (1.25%) vSphere
7 121 (0.94%) NFS
8 108 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 86 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 70 (0.54%) Postfix
11 66 (0.51%) Samba
12 65 (0.50%) XenServer
13 56 (0.43%) Snort
14 53 (0.41%) Squid
15 45 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
16 40 (0.31%) Sendmail
17 35 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
18 27 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
19 25 (0.19%) Docker
20 23 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1036 (8.03%) Puppet
2 759 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 576 (4.47%) Nagios
4 187 (1.45%) ZABBIX
5 165 (1.28%) Cacti
6 115 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 108 (0.84%) Ansible
8 102 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 97 (0.75%) Salt
10 85 (0.66%) logstash
11 75 (0.58%) Opsview
12 67 (0.52%) Capistrano
13 65 (0.50%) StatsD
14 64 (0.50%) NetBackup
15 54 (0.42%) Kibana
16 52 (0.40%) Ganglia
17 51 (0.40%) Munin
17 51 (0.40%) SCCM
18 50 (0.39%) Plesk
19 46 (0.36%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2228 (17.27%) Oracle
2 1461 (11.33%) Zend
3 932 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 896 (6.95%) Red Hat
5 777 (6.02%) VMware
6 530 (4.11%) JBoss
7 436 (3.38%) Google
8 406 (3.15%) Cisco
9 357 (2.77%) Adobe
10 267 (2.07%) Facebook
11 245 (1.90%) Twitter
12 240 (1.86%) HP
13 181 (1.40%) Citrix
14 179 (1.39%) Rackspace
15 166 (1.29%) IBM
16 130 (1.01%) Sybase
16 130 (1.01%) Dell
17 115 (0.89%) SAP
18 113 (0.88%) hybris
19 106 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Career Progress
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Museum of London
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £44,000 to £58,000 per annum Negot (plus share options)
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago