The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
UK
Rank 57 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4101 4862 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.88% 4.91% 5.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.13% 15.30% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3565 4181 4780
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
25431 31785 32153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 32.10% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21886 26881 27593
Median salary £50,000 £48,045 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.07% +6.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -3 3894 £45,000 +5.88% 731
London -6 1422 £55,000 +4.76% 227
South East +3 822 £42,500 +7.59% 128
North West +12 419 £36,000 +2.85% 86
Manchester +13 309 £36,000 +2.85% 56
South West -13 278 £40,000 +8.10% 51
West Midlands -5 273 £37,500 +4.16% 72
East of England +8 259 £42,500 +18.05% 46
Hampshire +1 232 £40,000 +14.28% 33
East Midlands +4 197 £35,000 -12.50% 39
Yorkshire -33 189 £37,500 - 76
City of London -17 188 £55,000 - 44
Berkshire +25 161 £49,250 +9.44% 20
West Yorkshire -48 105 £40,000 -5.88% 48
Surrey -25 103 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Scotland +49 95 £45,000 +9.09% 16
Cambridgeshire +19 93 £37,500 +4.16% 17
West Sussex +19 88 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Birmingham -22 85 £37,500 - 27
Buckinghamshire +24 80 £41,500 +18.57% 13
Leeds -48 77 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Bristol -29 76 £38,000 -5.00% 14
Hertfordshire +17 74 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Gloucestershire +12 74 £44,250 +19.59% 14
Reading +8 73 £45,000 - 6
Staffordshire +35 72 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridge +20 72 £41,250 +17.85% 13
Basingstoke -6 69 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Wales +11 58 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Nottinghamshire +10 57 £32,500 +6.55% 11

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4095 (47.57%) PHP
2 4037 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 3548 (41.22%) HTML
4 3400 (39.50%) CSS
5 3370 (39.15%) Linux
6 2888 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2516 (29.23%) SQL
8 2253 (26.17%) Java
9 2104 (24.44%) jQuery
10 2057 (23.90%) Git (software)
11 1889 (21.94%) SQL Server
12 1626 (18.89%) MVC
13 1615 (18.76%) Web Development
14 1548 (17.98%) LAMP
15 1533 (17.81%) Python
16 1454 (16.89%) OO
17 1441 (16.74%) Apache
18 1403 (16.30%) Oracle
19 1349 (15.67%) HTML5
20 1228 (14.27%) Web Services
21 1181 (13.72%) MongoDB
22 1152 (13.38%) TDD
23 1149 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
24 1133 (13.16%) Scrum
25 1113 (12.93%) Software Engineering
26 1111 (12.91%) AngularJS
27 1105 (12.84%) Degree
28 1016 (11.80%) E-Commerce
29 1008 (11.71%) OOP
30 1004 (11.66%) PostgreSQL

MySQL
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 1441 (16.74%) Apache
2 603 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 521 (6.05%) WordPress
4 485 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 394 (4.58%) nginx
6 375 (4.36%) CMS
7 347 (4.03%) JBoss
8 308 (3.58%) Drupal
9 248 (2.88%) Apache Spark
10 231 (2.68%) IIS
11 221 (2.57%) WebLogic
12 212 (2.46%) WebSphere
13 191 (2.22%) OpenStack
14 190 (2.21%) Apache Solr
15 120 (1.39%) Jetty
16 111 (1.29%) Confluence
17 91 (1.06%) Apache Pig
18 72 (0.84%) SharePoint
19 69 (0.80%) MS Exchange
20 65 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 349 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 133 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 91 (1.06%) MS Office
4 48 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (0.26%) InDesign
7 20 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.13%) SPSS
9 6 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.070%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.070%) MicroStation
9 6 (0.070%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.035%) HipChat
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.023%) Mingle
12 2 (0.023%) Weka
13 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 365 (4.24%) Magento
2 44 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.28%) Shopify
4 21 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.13%) OpenCart
7 10 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.10%) FastStats
9 8 (0.093%) osCommerce
9 8 (0.093%) Sage 200
9 8 (0.093%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.081%) SAP hybris
11 5 (0.058%) Movex
11 5 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.046%) WebTrends
13 3 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.035%) PeopleSoft CRM
13 3 (0.035%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1149 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 309 (3.59%) SaaS
4 220 (2.56%) GitHub
5 171 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 119 (1.38%) PaaS
7 118 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 97 (1.13%) IaaS
9 92 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 87 (1.01%) Office 365
11 86 (1.00%) Amazon S3
12 60 (0.70%) Google Analytics
13 41 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 39 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 36 (0.42%) Heroku
16 33 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
16 33 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 29 (0.34%) G Suite
18 25 (0.29%) CloudFront
19 23 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 305 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 298 (3.46%) Firewall
3 283 (3.29%) HTTP
4 280 (3.25%) Internet
5 258 (3.00%) DNS
6 178 (2.07%) SAN
7 165 (1.92%) LDAP
8 127 (1.48%) SSL
9 99 (1.15%) VPN
10 89 (1.03%) DHCP
10 89 (1.03%) WAN
11 83 (0.96%) LAN
12 81 (0.94%) SSH
13 78 (0.91%) NAS
14 75 (0.87%) SMTP
15 70 (0.81%) VoIP
16 65 (0.76%) FTP
17 61 (0.71%) VLAN
18 52 (0.60%) Intranet
19 45 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1889 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 1181 (13.72%) MongoDB
3 1004 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
4 939 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 935 (10.86%) NoSQL
6 542 (6.30%) Big Data
7 474 (5.51%) Redis
8 412 (4.79%) Hadoop
9 366 (4.25%) RDBMS
10 318 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 264 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
12 240 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 231 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 175 (2.03%) Oracle Database
15 153 (1.78%) Apache Hive
16 139 (1.61%) DB2
17 126 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 105 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
19 103 (1.20%) MariaDB
19 103 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2057 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 706 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 616 (7.16%) Subversion
4 507 (5.89%) JIRA
5 310 (3.60%) JUnit
6 305 (3.54%) Maven
7 242 (2.81%) Selenium
8 224 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 202 (2.35%) PHPUnit
10 184 (2.14%) Vagrant
11 162 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 145 (1.68%) gulp
13 141 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 130 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 121 (1.41%) Grunt
16 99 (1.15%) Gradle
17 97 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
18 93 (1.08%) Mockito
19 75 (0.87%) Mercurial
20 70 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 903 (10.49%) Finance
2 528 (6.13%) Marketing
3 472 (5.48%) Retail
4 265 (3.08%) Banking
5 249 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 230 (2.67%) Games
7 173 (2.01%) Publishing
8 171 (1.99%) Advertising
9 120 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 74 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 66 (0.77%) Legal
12 62 (0.72%) Automotive
12 62 (0.72%) Electronics
13 57 (0.66%) Law
14 53 (0.62%) Front Office
15 51 (0.59%) Back Office
16 45 (0.52%) Billing
17 34 (0.39%) Military
18 31 (0.36%) Music Industry
19 23 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5295 (61.51%) Developer
2 2340 (27.18%) PHP Developer
3 991 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 823 (9.56%) Java Developer
5 651 (7.56%) Web Developer
6 525 (6.10%) MySQL Developer
7 516 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 506 (5.88%) Administrator
9 469 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 443 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 432 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
12 400 (4.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 392 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
14 390 (4.53%) HTML Developer
15 371 (4.31%) Junior
16 342 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
17 330 (3.83%) Analyst
18 329 (3.82%) Lead Developer
19 324 (3.76%) .NET Developer
20 316 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3548 (41.22%) HTML
2 3400 (39.50%) CSS
3 2104 (24.44%) jQuery
4 1548 (17.98%) LAMP
5 1349 (15.67%) HTML5
6 1228 (14.27%) Web Services
7 1111 (12.91%) AngularJS
8 889 (10.33%) .NET
9 815 (9.47%) Node.js
10 806 (9.36%) Spring
11 776 (9.01%) XML
12 735 (8.54%) CSS3
13 733 (8.52%) REST
14 718 (8.34%) Symfony
15 702 (8.16%) Laravel
16 610 (7.09%) JSON
17 536 (6.23%) Ajax
18 505 (5.87%) Hibernate
19 490 (5.69%) RESTful
20 485 (5.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 825 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 500 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 406 (4.72%) User Experience
4 376 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 250 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 208 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 206 (2.39%) Fintech
8 150 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 149 (1.73%) iPad
10 133 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 131 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 130 (1.51%) Replication
13 129 (1.50%) Clustering
14 114 (1.32%) Social Media
15 111 (1.29%) Mathematics
16 98 (1.14%) Statistics
17 92 (1.07%) Data Integration
18 80 (0.93%) Algorithms
19 63 (0.73%) Wiki
20 60 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3370 (39.15%) Linux
2 916 (10.64%) Windows
3 714 (8.29%) Unix
4 351 (4.08%) CentOS
5 350 (4.07%) Ubuntu
6 312 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 309 (3.59%) Windows Server
8 259 (3.01%) Android
9 249 (2.89%) Apple iOS
10 166 (1.93%) Debian
11 99 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 97 (1.13%) Solaris
13 88 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 70 (0.81%) Mac OS X
15 47 (0.55%) Windows 7
16 34 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 29 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 26 (0.30%) AIX
18 26 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2888 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1626 (18.89%) MVC
3 1615 (18.76%) Web Development
4 1454 (16.89%) OO
5 1152 (13.38%) TDD
6 1133 (13.16%) Scrum
7 1113 (12.93%) Software Engineering
8 1016 (11.80%) E-Commerce
9 1008 (11.71%) OOP
10 958 (11.13%) DevOps
11 773 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
12 548 (6.37%) Mentoring
13 546 (6.34%) Open Source
14 480 (5.58%) OO PHP
15 475 (5.52%) Unit Testing
16 472 (5.48%) BDD
17 443 (5.15%) SDLC
18 440 (5.11%) Analytics
19 432 (5.02%) Front End Development
20 400 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4095 (47.57%) PHP
2 4037 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 2516 (29.23%) SQL
4 2253 (26.17%) Java
5 1533 (17.81%) Python
6 926 (10.76%) C#
7 810 (9.41%) Perl
8 725 (8.42%) Ruby
9 608 (7.06%) Bash Shell
10 357 (4.15%) C++
11 280 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 272 (3.16%) C
13 248 (2.88%) Shell Script
14 246 (2.86%) Scala
15 223 (2.59%) PowerShell
16 206 (2.39%) Go
17 178 (2.07%) PHP 5
18 140 (1.63%) PL/SQL
19 133 (1.55%) VB.NET
20 85 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1105 (12.84%) Degree
2 188 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 88 (1.02%) ISEB
5 69 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 65 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (0.65%) RHCE
9 55 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 55 (0.64%) PMP
10 49 (0.57%) MySQL Certification
11 43 (0.50%) CCNA
12 38 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (0.41%) ISTQB
14 31 (0.36%) RHCSA
15 28 (0.33%) CCNP
16 24 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
16 24 (0.28%) PhD
17 21 (0.24%) OCP
18 19 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (4.72%) QA
2 85 (0.99%) SLA
3 80 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 62 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.29%) WAI
7 15 (0.17%) SDET
8 11 (0.13%) GCP
9 8 (0.093%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.046%) MiFID
10 4 (0.046%) WCAG
11 3 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) HL7
13 1 (0.012%) EMIR
13 1 (0.012%) GDPR
13 1 (0.012%) GPG13
13 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 444 (5.16%) Docker
2 425 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 166 (1.93%) Varnish
5 165 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 97 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 76 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 75 (0.87%) KVM
9 68 (0.79%) Xen
10 62 (0.72%) vSphere
11 50 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 49 (0.57%) iptables
13 42 (0.49%) NFS
14 41 (0.48%) Samba
15 40 (0.46%) Postfix
16 37 (0.43%) Firmware
17 36 (0.42%) VMware ESX
18 35 (0.41%) HDFS
18 35 (0.41%) XenServer
19 31 (0.36%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 766 (8.90%) Puppet
2 518 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
3 450 (5.23%) Ansible
4 257 (2.99%) Nagios
5 133 (1.55%) Salt
6 89 (1.03%) logstash
7 88 (1.02%) Kibana
8 56 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 56 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 55 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 50 (0.58%) Cacti
10 50 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 50 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
11 48 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 47 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 41 (0.48%) Data Guard
14 27 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
15 26 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (0.30%) OpenAM
16 23 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1403 (16.30%) Oracle
2 700 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 587 (6.82%) VMware
4 576 (6.69%) Zend
5 479 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 263 (3.06%) Google
7 211 (2.45%) Cisco
8 137 (1.59%) Adobe
8 137 (1.59%) HP
9 128 (1.49%) NetApp
10 116 (1.35%) IBM
11 111 (1.29%) Citrix
12 108 (1.25%) EMC
13 106 (1.23%) Tableau
14 101 (1.17%) hybris
15 97 (1.13%) Talend
16 96 (1.12%) Sun
17 95 (1.10%) Splunk
18 90 (1.05%) SAP
19 82 (0.95%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package and yearly bon
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, h/c
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigston, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits inc healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago