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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 46 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5549 6015 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.25% 5.79% 5.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.56% 18.16% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4847 5159 5416
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
31598 33122 36009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 31.87% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27175 28145 32046
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 2015. 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 -9 5294 £40,000 - 851
London -4 1969 £50,000 +5.26% 301
South East -2 1235 £40,000 +6.66% 154
North West -9 512 £35,000 +2.94% 98
South West -7 461 £35,000 +2.94% 90
City of London +4 369 £52,500 +10.52% 90
Yorkshire -5 351 £34,000 -2.85% 70
Manchester -2 320 £35,000 +11.11% 50
East of England -8 307 £37,500 -2.59% 47
Hampshire -1 290 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Surrey +6 250 £45,000 +5.88% 17
West Midlands -15 213 £32,500 +8.33% 41
Berkshire -6 203 £47,500 +7.95% 30
East Midlands +21 201 £35,000 +7.69% 38
West Yorkshire -28 185 £35,000 - 53
Oxfordshire -4 136 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Leeds -26 136 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Bristol -23 118 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Hertfordshire -2 110 £37,500 -3.84% 15
Kent +56 105 £45,000 +50.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -13 91 £38,000 -2.56% 18
East Sussex -18 91 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Scotland -1 87 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Southampton +6 84 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cambridge -12 84 £38,000 -0.65% 15
Cheshire -14 82 £37,500 +7.14% 21
West Sussex +17 79 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Somerset +2 77 £34,000 +6.25% 20
Dorset +5 74 £34,000 +13.33% 14
Nottinghamshire +21 73 £35,000 - 13

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6167 (53.04%) PHP
2 5502 (47.32%) HTML
3 5446 (46.84%) JavaScript
4 5079 (43.68%) Linux
5 5014 (43.12%) CSS
6 3510 (30.19%) jQuery
7 3299 (28.37%) SQL
8 3273 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
9 2992 (25.73%) Java
10 2555 (21.97%) Apache
11 2524 (21.71%) MVC
12 2515 (21.63%) SQL Server
13 2407 (20.70%) Git (software)
14 2346 (20.18%) OO
15 2059 (17.71%) HTML5
16 1907 (16.40%) Oracle
17 1765 (15.18%) LAMP
18 1749 (15.04%) E-Commerce
19 1683 (14.47%) Web Services
20 1586 (13.64%) XML
21 1576 (13.55%) Windows
22 1571 (13.51%) Degree
23 1482 (12.75%) Python
24 1451 (12.48%) OOP
25 1425 (12.26%) .NET
26 1382 (11.89%) CSS3
27 1355 (11.65%) Subversion
28 1331 (11.45%) Ajax
29 1330 (11.44%) TDD
30 1306 (11.23%) UNIX

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2555 (21.97%) Apache
2 1156 (9.94%) Tomcat
3 957 (8.23%) CMS
4 880 (7.57%) WordPress
5 745 (6.41%) Drupal
6 602 (5.18%) IIS
7 570 (4.90%) nginx
8 412 (3.54%) JBoss
9 379 (3.26%) Node.js
10 352 (3.03%) Apache Solr
11 238 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
12 187 (1.61%) Joomla!
13 173 (1.49%) WebLogic
14 150 (1.29%) OpenStack
15 147 (1.26%) MS Exchange
16 130 (1.12%) Confluence
17 126 (1.08%) WebSphere
18 125 (1.08%) SharePoint
19 113 (0.97%) Umbraco
20 91 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 653 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 399 (3.43%) Photoshop
3 155 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 119 (1.02%) MS Office
5 67 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 49 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 42 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 39 (0.34%) MS Project
9 26 (0.22%) InDesign
10 24 (0.21%) SPSS
11 14 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 13 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 12 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (0.069%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.043%) GIMP
16 4 (0.034%) FastStats
17 2 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 604 (5.19%) Magento
2 63 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 47 (0.40%) Shopify
4 37 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 15 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 14 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (0.095%) Tridion
9 10 (0.086%) Fredhopper
10 9 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.077%) Zen Cart
11 8 (0.069%) Agresso
12 7 (0.060%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.060%) ION MarketView
12 7 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.052%) Summit
14 5 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
15 4 (0.034%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 674 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 393 (3.38%) SaaS
3 208 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 177 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 138 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 126 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 125 (1.08%) GitHub
8 88 (0.76%) IaaS
9 85 (0.73%) PaaS
10 47 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 42 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
11 42 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (0.31%) Route 53
13 31 (0.27%) Office 365
14 30 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.13%) Joyent
16 13 (0.11%) ElastiCache
16 13 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.11%) CloudFront
17 11 (0.095%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 507 (4.36%) Internet
2 502 (4.32%) HTTP
3 488 (4.20%) DNS
4 475 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 451 (3.88%) Firewall
6 332 (2.86%) SAN
7 241 (2.07%) LDAP
7 241 (2.07%) VPN
8 191 (1.64%) SSH
9 177 (1.52%) LAN
10 168 (1.44%) WAN
11 165 (1.42%) SSL
12 126 (1.08%) SMTP
13 122 (1.05%) DHCP
14 121 (1.04%) Intranet
15 114 (0.98%) VoIP
16 86 (0.74%) NAS
17 83 (0.71%) Network Security
18 76 (0.65%) FTP
19 74 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2515 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 1162 (9.99%) Relational Database
3 1107 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 986 (8.48%) MongoDB
5 792 (6.81%) NoSQL
6 528 (4.54%) RDBMS
7 402 (3.46%) Big Data
8 383 (3.29%) Redis
9 367 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 239 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 223 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 212 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 210 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 182 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 177 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 170 (1.46%) DB2
17 156 (1.34%) MariaDB
18 149 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
19 109 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 104 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2407 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 1355 (11.65%) Subversion
3 668 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 534 (4.59%) JIRA
5 515 (4.43%) Maven
6 471 (4.05%) JUnit
7 417 (3.59%) Eclipse
8 359 (3.09%) Selenium
9 258 (2.22%) Visual Studio
10 243 (2.09%) Ant
11 241 (2.07%) PHPUnit
12 239 (2.06%) Hudson
13 147 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 138 (1.19%) Mercurial
15 129 (1.11%) Mockito
16 128 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 105 (0.90%) TeamCity
18 94 (0.81%) Behat
19 88 (0.76%) WebDriver
19 88 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1051 (9.04%) Marketing
2 966 (8.31%) Finance
3 420 (3.61%) Retail
4 375 (3.23%) Advertising
4 375 (3.23%) Games
5 362 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 193 (1.66%) Publishing
7 145 (1.25%) Banking
8 102 (0.88%) Back Office
9 68 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 66 (0.57%) Automotive
11 54 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 50 (0.43%) Legal
13 47 (0.40%) Electronics
14 36 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 34 (0.29%) Law
16 32 (0.28%) Billing
17 28 (0.24%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.23%) Investment Banking
18 27 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7360 (63.30%) Developer
2 3121 (26.84%) PHP Developer
3 1585 (13.63%) Web Developer
4 1294 (11.13%) Senior Developer
5 1057 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1023 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 705 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 640 (5.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 578 (4.97%) PHP Web Developer
10 567 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
11 475 (4.09%) Linux Administrator
12 453 (3.90%) Analyst
12 453 (3.90%) DBA
13 426 (3.66%) Junior
14 383 (3.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 374 (3.22%) .NET Developer
16 373 (3.21%) Software Developer
16 373 (3.21%) Architect
17 357 (3.07%) Software Engineer
17 357 (3.07%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5502 (47.32%) HTML
2 5014 (43.12%) CSS
3 3510 (30.19%) jQuery
4 2059 (17.71%) HTML5
5 1765 (15.18%) LAMP
6 1683 (14.47%) Web Services
7 1586 (13.64%) XML
8 1425 (12.26%) .NET
9 1382 (11.89%) CSS3
10 1331 (11.45%) Ajax
11 1034 (8.89%) Spring
12 981 (8.44%) Symfony
13 773 (6.65%) JSON
14 754 (6.48%) J2EE
15 737 (6.34%) SOAP
16 726 (6.24%) ASP.NET
17 723 (6.22%) Hibernate
18 691 (5.94%) XHTML
19 664 (5.71%) REST
20 573 (4.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1045 (8.99%) Open Source
2 885 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 671 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 546 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 395 (3.40%) User Experience
6 301 (2.59%) Replication
7 267 (2.30%) Clustering
8 225 (1.94%) Social Media
9 189 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 147 (1.26%) W3C
11 140 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 132 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 121 (1.04%) Digital Media
14 119 (1.02%) iPad
15 112 (0.96%) Algorithms
16 108 (0.93%) Client/Server
17 95 (0.82%) Visualisation
18 82 (0.71%) Data Structures
19 74 (0.64%) Graphic Design
20 69 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5079 (43.68%) Linux
2 1576 (13.55%) Windows
3 1306 (11.23%) UNIX
4 619 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 577 (4.96%) CentOS
6 449 (3.86%) Android
7 421 (3.62%) Ubuntu
8 364 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 277 (2.38%) Debian
10 246 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 235 (2.02%) Solaris
12 114 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 106 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 91 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 86 (0.74%) Windows 7
16 46 (0.40%) AIX
16 46 (0.40%) Fedora
17 43 (0.37%) Windows XP
18 33 (0.28%) SUSE
19 26 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3273 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2524 (21.71%) MVC
3 2346 (20.18%) OO
4 1749 (15.04%) E-Commerce
5 1451 (12.48%) OOP
6 1330 (11.44%) TDD
7 1235 (10.62%) Web Development
8 1047 (9.00%) Scrum
9 1026 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 929 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
11 919 (7.90%) OO PHP
12 860 (7.40%) DevOps
13 537 (4.62%) Mentoring
14 491 (4.22%) Unit Testing
15 469 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
16 453 (3.90%) BDD
17 414 (3.56%) Project Management
18 378 (3.25%) Configuration Management
19 369 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
20 355 (3.05%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6167 (53.04%) PHP
2 5446 (46.84%) JavaScript
3 3299 (28.37%) SQL
4 2992 (25.73%) Java
5 1482 (12.75%) Python
6 1286 (11.06%) PHP5
7 1104 (9.50%) Perl
8 1061 (9.13%) C#
9 1043 (8.97%) Ruby
10 826 (7.10%) Bash Shell
11 478 (4.11%) C++
12 429 (3.69%) Shell Script
13 269 (2.31%) T-SQL
14 265 (2.28%) C
15 239 (2.06%) VB.NET
16 220 (1.89%) PowerShell
17 146 (1.26%) Objective-C
18 135 (1.16%) PL/SQL
19 134 (1.15%) VB
20 106 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1571 (13.51%) Degree
2 129 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 85 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (0.60%) CCNA
6 64 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 52 (0.45%) RHCE
8 45 (0.39%) ISEB
9 34 (0.29%) PhD
10 33 (0.28%) Sun Certification
10 33 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 32 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (0.28%) MCSE
11 32 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (0.24%) RHCSA
13 27 (0.23%) MCSA
14 26 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 26 (0.22%) CCNP
15 25 (0.22%) MCITP
16 23 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (3.84%) QA
2 178 (1.53%) SLA
3 90 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 53 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 44 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.15%) WAI
7 10 (0.086%) GLP
8 7 (0.060%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.034%) WCAG
10 3 (0.026%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.026%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.017%) COBIT
12 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.009%) GCP
12 1 (0.009%) TickIT
12 1 (0.009%) BS7799
12 1 (0.009%) HIPAA
System Software
1 540 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 231 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 180 (1.55%) KVM
4 173 (1.49%) Varnish
5 130 (1.12%) Xen
6 117 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 114 (0.98%) vSphere
8 97 (0.83%) NFS
9 76 (0.65%) XenServer
10 68 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 68 (0.58%) Postfix
11 66 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 56 (0.48%) Samba
13 48 (0.41%) Snort
14 46 (0.40%) Sendmail
15 42 (0.36%) Squid
15 42 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
16 37 (0.32%) Docker
17 28 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
18 26 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 936 (8.05%) Puppet
2 715 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 529 (4.55%) Nagios
4 187 (1.61%) ZABBIX
5 148 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 146 (1.26%) Cacti
7 136 (1.17%) HAProxy
8 134 (1.15%) logstash
9 121 (1.04%) Ansible
10 80 (0.69%) Kibana
11 78 (0.67%) Graphite
12 77 (0.66%) StatsD
13 70 (0.60%) Salt
14 61 (0.52%) Capistrano
15 59 (0.51%) Zenoss
16 53 (0.46%) NetBackup
17 50 (0.43%) Plesk
18 47 (0.40%) SCCM
18 47 (0.40%) cPanel
19 39 (0.34%) Munin
Vendors
1 1907 (16.40%) Oracle
2 1229 (10.57%) Zend
3 880 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 827 (7.11%) Red Hat
5 781 (6.72%) VMware
6 327 (2.81%) Google
7 303 (2.61%) Cisco
8 297 (2.55%) Facebook
9 289 (2.49%) Adobe
10 225 (1.94%) Twitter
11 186 (1.60%) HP
12 178 (1.53%) IBM
13 174 (1.50%) hybris
14 138 (1.19%) Citrix
15 129 (1.11%) Sybase
16 121 (1.04%) SAP
17 101 (0.87%) Rackspace
18 100 (0.86%) Atlassian
19 95 (0.82%) New Relic
20 89 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, relaxed environment
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday