The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 41 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6717 6056 6766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.54% 5.45% 5.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.64% 17.02% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5775 5385 6179
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38080 35583 38040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.39% 32.05% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32297 30734 33705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -1 6461 £40,000 - 847
London -2 2718 £47,500 +3.82% 297
South East -2 1337 £40,000 +6.66% 165
City of London +13 556 £45,000 -5.26% 79
North West +1 548 £35,000 +7.69% 64
East of England +6 463 £37,500 - 73
South West -3 445 £34,000 -1.44% 77
Yorkshire -2 370 £35,000 +25.00% 75
East Midlands +23 306 £30,000 -9.09% 48
Surrey +8 298 £40,000 +6.66% 35
Hampshire +3 278 £35,000 -6.66% 35
Manchester -12 276 £32,500 - 30
West Yorkshire +6 234 £37,500 +25.00% 55
Berkshire -12 227 £41,000 -8.88% 30
West Midlands +26 226 £33,000 +10.00% 39
Oxfordshire +9 183 £40,000 -17.94% 21
Cambridgeshire +7 181 £37,500 -0.66% 31
Leeds +5 175 £36,000 +24.13% 32
Bristol +1 173 £32,500 -4.41% 15
Cambridge +7 148 £38,000 -5.00% 28
East Sussex -13 141 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Brighton -10 134 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Merseyside +36 125 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Hertfordshire +18 125 £40,000 - 21
Nottinghamshire +9 123 £28,500 -12.30% 19
Nottingham +16 121 £28,250 -14.39% 15
Liverpool +31 118 £38,000 +24.59% 6
Scotland -19 112 £37,500 +25.00% 20
Cheshire +9 111 £35,000 +12.90% 20
Oxford +5 103 £40,000 -20.00% 8

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7127 (56.18%) PHP
2 6451 (50.86%) HTML
3 6334 (49.93%) JavaScript
4 5857 (46.17%) CSS
5 5317 (41.92%) Linux
6 3960 (31.22%) jQuery
7 3539 (27.90%) Java
8 3530 (27.83%) SQL
9 2838 (22.37%) MVC
10 2808 (22.14%) Apache
11 2725 (21.48%) OO
12 2234 (17.61%) SQL Server
13 2161 (17.04%) HTML5
14 2097 (16.53%) Oracle
15 2089 (16.47%) Git (software)
16 2045 (16.12%) Web Services
17 2033 (16.03%) LAMP
18 1983 (15.63%) E-Commerce
19 1879 (14.81%) XML
20 1820 (14.35%) Degree
21 1763 (13.90%) Windows
22 1744 (13.75%) OOP
23 1722 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
24 1665 (13.13%) Zend
25 1650 (13.01%) Python
26 1588 (12.52%) Subversion
27 1580 (12.46%) Ajax
28 1523 (12.01%) .NET
29 1497 (11.80%) Web Development
30 1468 (11.57%) CSS3

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2808 (22.14%) Apache
2 1125 (8.87%) CMS
3 1121 (8.84%) Tomcat
4 901 (7.10%) Drupal
5 806 (6.35%) WordPress
6 642 (5.06%) IIS
7 395 (3.11%) nginx
8 384 (3.03%) Node.js
9 316 (2.49%) Apache Solr
10 248 (1.96%) WebLogic
11 174 (1.37%) Joomla!
12 166 (1.31%) WebSphere
13 165 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
14 157 (1.24%) Umbraco
15 152 (1.20%) SharePoint
16 118 (0.93%) OpenStack
16 118 (0.93%) MS Exchange
17 104 (0.82%) Alfresco
18 92 (0.73%) Moodle
19 77 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 544 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 427 (3.37%) Photoshop
3 155 (1.22%) MS Office
4 146 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 70 (0.55%) Fireworks
6 62 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.32%) MS Project
8 36 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (0.15%) FastStats
10 9 (0.071%) Mingle
11 7 (0.055%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.047%) Maya
12 6 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.024%) Maple
14 3 (0.024%) InDesign
15 2 (0.016%) SPSS
15 2 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.008%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 783 (6.17%) Magento
2 120 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 60 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 24 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 22 (0.17%) Summit
6 22 (0.17%) Shopify
7 21 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
10 12 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.063%) osCommerce
12 7 (0.055%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.055%) SAP SRM
13 6 (0.047%) RMDS
13 6 (0.047%) Zen Cart
13 6 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
14 5 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 582 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 441 (3.48%) SaaS
3 222 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 144 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 120 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 118 (0.93%) GitHub
7 90 (0.71%) PaaS
8 76 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 64 (0.50%) IaaS
10 47 (0.37%) Joyent
11 46 (0.36%) Google App Engine
12 39 (0.31%) Google Apps
13 36 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 21 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.15%) Heroku
16 16 (0.13%) Engine Yard
16 16 (0.13%) Office 365
17 11 (0.087%) MailChimp
18 10 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 560 (4.41%) HTTP
2 533 (4.20%) Internet
3 482 (3.80%) DNS
4 408 (3.22%) Firewall
5 382 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 310 (2.44%) SAN
7 227 (1.79%) VPN
8 181 (1.43%) DHCP
9 179 (1.41%) LDAP
10 146 (1.15%) SSH
11 141 (1.11%) SSL
12 132 (1.04%) Intranet
13 125 (0.99%) SMTP
14 118 (0.93%) FTP
15 114 (0.90%) WAN
16 106 (0.84%) LAN
17 100 (0.79%) VLAN
18 92 (0.73%) SNMP
19 87 (0.69%) NAS
19 87 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2234 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 1105 (8.71%) Relational Database
3 1049 (8.27%) MongoDB
4 956 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
5 793 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 490 (3.86%) RDBMS
7 480 (3.78%) Big Data
8 409 (3.22%) Hadoop
9 332 (2.62%) Redis
10 305 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 271 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
12 256 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 199 (1.57%) DB2
14 189 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 181 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 180 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 172 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
18 112 (0.88%) CouchDB
19 104 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
20 94 (0.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2089 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 1588 (12.52%) Subversion
3 517 (4.08%) Maven
4 461 (3.63%) JUnit
5 450 (3.55%) Eclipse
6 438 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 431 (3.40%) JIRA
8 342 (2.70%) Selenium
9 330 (2.60%) Ant
10 321 (2.53%) PHPUnit
11 238 (1.88%) Hudson
12 219 (1.73%) Visual Studio
13 176 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 141 (1.11%) Mercurial
15 108 (0.85%) RSpec
15 108 (0.85%) Mockito
16 107 (0.84%) Gradle
17 87 (0.69%) PhoneGap
18 79 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
19 78 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 1221 (9.63%) Marketing
2 857 (6.76%) Finance
3 447 (3.52%) Games
4 415 (3.27%) Retail
5 381 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 309 (2.44%) Advertising
7 244 (1.92%) Publishing
8 195 (1.54%) Back Office
9 145 (1.14%) Banking
10 109 (0.86%) Billing
11 96 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 45 (0.35%) Legal
13 44 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 32 (0.25%) Electronics
15 32 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 31 (0.24%) Front Office
17 29 (0.23%) Law
18 25 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8399 (66.21%) Developer
2 3603 (28.40%) PHP Developer
3 1831 (14.43%) Web Developer
4 1231 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 1193 (9.40%) Java Developer
6 905 (7.13%) Administrator
7 875 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 690 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
9 567 (4.47%) PHP Web Developer
10 535 (4.22%) Senior PHP Developer
11 483 (3.81%) Junior
12 471 (3.71%) Software Developer
13 462 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
14 426 (3.36%) Junior Developer
15 417 (3.29%) Architect
16 380 (3.00%) Programmer
16 380 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 373 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 371 (2.92%) DBA
19 369 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6451 (50.86%) HTML
2 5857 (46.17%) CSS
3 3960 (31.22%) jQuery
4 2161 (17.04%) HTML5
5 2045 (16.12%) Web Services
6 2033 (16.03%) LAMP
7 1879 (14.81%) XML
8 1580 (12.46%) Ajax
9 1523 (12.01%) .NET
10 1468 (11.57%) CSS3
11 1293 (10.19%) Spring
12 1125 (8.87%) Symfony
13 937 (7.39%) Hibernate
14 927 (7.31%) XHTML
15 827 (6.52%) SOAP
16 814 (6.42%) J2EE
17 770 (6.07%) REST
18 744 (5.87%) JSON
19 656 (5.17%) ASP.NET
20 574 (4.53%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 1244 (9.81%) Open Source
2 1063 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 561 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 358 (2.82%) Social Media
5 300 (2.36%) Clustering
6 276 (2.18%) Replication
7 224 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 204 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 183 (1.44%) W3C
10 179 (1.41%) Mathematics
11 156 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 129 (1.02%) Statistics
13 107 (0.84%) BBC
14 103 (0.81%) Visualisation
15 93 (0.73%) NHS
16 84 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 84 (0.66%) iPad
17 79 (0.62%) Online Games
18 69 (0.54%) iPhone
19 65 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5317 (41.92%) Linux
2 1763 (13.90%) Windows
3 1317 (10.38%) UNIX
4 601 (4.74%) CentOS
5 545 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 536 (4.23%) Android
7 520 (4.10%) Ubuntu
8 451 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 332 (2.62%) Debian
10 253 (1.99%) Solaris
11 218 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 143 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 109 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 80 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (0.49%) Windows 7
16 60 (0.47%) HPUX
17 48 (0.38%) SUSE
18 43 (0.34%) AIX
19 36 (0.28%) Windows 8
20 31 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2838 (22.37%) MVC
2 2725 (21.48%) OO
3 1983 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 1744 (13.75%) OOP
5 1722 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
6 1497 (11.80%) Web Development
7 1409 (11.11%) TDD
8 1159 (9.14%) Scrum
9 962 (7.58%) Software Engineering
10 953 (7.51%) OO PHP
11 629 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 628 (4.95%) Unit Testing
13 537 (4.23%) Project Management
14 508 (4.00%) Content Management
15 428 (3.37%) Configuration Management
16 425 (3.35%) Analytics
17 404 (3.18%) BDD
18 356 (2.81%) SEO
19 342 (2.70%) SOA
20 329 (2.59%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7127 (56.18%) PHP
2 6334 (49.93%) JavaScript
3 3539 (27.90%) Java
4 3530 (27.83%) SQL
5 1650 (13.01%) Python
6 1429 (11.27%) PHP5
7 1303 (10.27%) Perl
8 1137 (8.96%) C#
9 1054 (8.31%) Ruby
10 636 (5.01%) Bash Shell
11 595 (4.69%) C++
12 378 (2.98%) Shell Script
13 362 (2.85%) C
14 253 (1.99%) Scala
15 185 (1.46%) ActionScript
16 174 (1.37%) VB
17 166 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 166 (1.31%) Groovy
18 159 (1.25%) VB.NET
19 155 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1820 (14.35%) Degree
2 157 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 116 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 102 (0.80%) RHCE
5 97 (0.76%) CCNA
6 88 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 73 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 50 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 49 (0.39%) ISEB
10 45 (0.35%) PhD
11 43 (0.34%) CCNP
12 39 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
13 37 (0.29%) MCSE
13 37 (0.29%) MCSA
14 29 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.21%) MCP
16 26 (0.20%) OCP
17 25 (0.20%) Sun Certification
18 22 (0.17%) HND
19 19 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 723 (5.70%) QA
2 195 (1.54%) SLA
3 69 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 61 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.28%) WAI
6 14 (0.11%) COBIT
7 12 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.079%) ISO 14001
9 8 (0.063%) TickIT
10 7 (0.055%) WCAG
11 6 (0.047%) HL7
12 3 (0.024%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.016%) ISO 9002
14 1 (0.008%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.008%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.008%) BS15000
System Software
1 388 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 279 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 203 (1.60%) Varnish
4 166 (1.31%) KVM
5 129 (1.02%) vSphere
5 129 (1.02%) Xen
6 92 (0.73%) VMware ESX
7 86 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 82 (0.65%) NFS
9 72 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
10 68 (0.54%) XenServer
11 62 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 58 (0.46%) Sendmail
13 57 (0.45%) Postfix
14 53 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
15 36 (0.28%) Samba
16 35 (0.28%) Squid
17 27 (0.21%) qmail
18 24 (0.19%) VirtualBox
19 22 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 918 (7.24%) Puppet
2 651 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 495 (3.90%) Nagios
4 127 (1.00%) ZABBIX
5 106 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 104 (0.82%) Plesk
7 102 (0.80%) Cacti
8 76 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 59 (0.47%) Capistrano
10 56 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 51 (0.40%) SCOM
12 47 (0.37%) Data Guard
13 44 (0.35%) YUM
14 40 (0.32%) Zenoss
15 38 (0.30%) WSUS
15 38 (0.30%) Munin
16 36 (0.28%) Ansible
17 34 (0.27%) Cobbler
18 31 (0.24%) StatsD
18 31 (0.24%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2097 (16.53%) Oracle
2 1665 (13.13%) Zend
3 843 (6.65%) Microsoft
4 791 (6.24%) Red Hat
5 674 (5.31%) VMware
6 520 (4.10%) JBoss
7 434 (3.42%) Google
8 357 (2.81%) Cisco
9 342 (2.70%) Adobe
10 340 (2.68%) Facebook
11 272 (2.14%) Twitter
12 213 (1.68%) HP
13 181 (1.43%) Rackspace
14 171 (1.35%) Citrix
15 147 (1.16%) IBM
16 128 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
17 110 (0.87%) SAP
18 107 (0.84%) hybris
19 101 (0.80%) Sybase
20 98 (0.77%) Sitecore
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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