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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 52 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5168 6379 6126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.73% 5.48% 5.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.37% 17.65% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5490 5527
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%

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
33629 36148 34072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 31.03% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28380 30867 29349
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -10 4927 £42,500 +4.93% 808
London -20 1861 £52,500 +10.52% 283
South East -2 1083 £40,000 - 143
Yorkshire -6 395 £40,000 +14.28% 86
North West +8 390 £35,000 +2.94% 102
City of London -21 359 £55,000 +15.78% 65
South West -13 350 £35,000 - 41
East of England -13 309 £40,000 - 37
West Midlands +12 282 £32,825 +0.99% 37
West Yorkshire -7 267 £40,500 +8.00% 58
Surrey +2 247 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Berkshire +13 244 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Manchester +7 219 £35,000 +2.94% 57
Leeds +5 213 £44,298 +4.23% 43
Hampshire -6 207 £41,000 +31.20% 25
East Midlands -10 191 £35,000 +7.69% 67
Reading +25 159 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Scotland +33 127 £35,000 -2.77% 14
Bristol -23 107 £37,500 - 14
East Sussex -1 102 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Hertfordshire -23 102 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Brighton +6 98 £39,500 +5.33% 4
Oxfordshire 0 96 £35,000 -22.22% 25
Cheshire +13 90 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Cambridgeshire -19 86 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South Yorkshire -2 85 £32,500 - 13
Buckinghamshire -23 83 £37,500 - 19
North East +8 75 £30,000 - 11
Cambridge -10 75 £45,000 +7.14% 14
Sheffield +3 73 £31,500 -6.66% 8

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5606 (51.33%) PHP
2 5107 (46.76%) JavaScript
3 5066 (46.39%) HTML
4 4773 (43.70%) Linux
5 4610 (42.21%) CSS
6 3348 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3102 (28.40%) Java
8 3050 (27.93%) SQL
9 2977 (27.26%) jQuery
10 2463 (22.55%) Git (software)
11 2326 (21.30%) Apache
12 2312 (21.17%) MVC
13 2040 (18.68%) OO
14 2037 (18.65%) Oracle
15 2026 (18.55%) SQL Server
16 1746 (15.99%) HTML5
17 1685 (15.43%) Python
18 1584 (14.50%) Windows
19 1545 (14.15%) Web Services
20 1512 (13.84%) TDD
21 1471 (13.47%) Degree
22 1383 (12.66%) E-Commerce
23 1372 (12.56%) LAMP
24 1343 (12.30%) .NET
25 1326 (12.14%) Spring
26 1261 (11.55%) OOP
27 1222 (11.19%) XML
28 1216 (11.13%) Scrum
29 1183 (10.83%) CSS3
30 1182 (10.82%) Subversion

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2326 (21.30%) Apache
2 1134 (10.38%) Tomcat
3 783 (7.17%) CMS
4 691 (6.33%) WordPress
5 585 (5.36%) Drupal
6 534 (4.89%) nginx
7 472 (4.32%) Node.js
8 382 (3.50%) JBoss
9 369 (3.38%) IIS
10 354 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
11 280 (2.56%) Apache Solr
12 216 (1.98%) OpenStack
13 215 (1.97%) SharePoint
14 175 (1.60%) Joomla!
15 161 (1.47%) WebSphere
16 149 (1.36%) WebLogic
17 125 (1.14%) Confluence
18 120 (1.10%) MS Exchange
19 84 (0.77%) GlassFish
20 73 (0.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 428 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 262 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 94 (0.86%) MS Office
4 77 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 76 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 38 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 29 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (0.21%) MS Project
10 19 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 11 (0.10%) InDesign
13 10 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (0.073%) Quicktime
15 5 (0.046%) SPSS
16 3 (0.027%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.027%) ProjectWise
17 2 (0.018%) CorelDRAW
17 2 (0.018%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 472 (4.32%) Magento
2 49 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.14%) Shopify
5 11 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.092%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.092%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.073%) Primavera
8 7 (0.064%) Oracle Utilities
8 7 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.055%) Odoo
10 5 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.046%) ResourceLink
11 4 (0.037%) Teamcenter
11 4 (0.037%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.027%) SAP SRM
13 2 (0.018%) BusinessWorks
13 2 (0.018%) SAP Business One
13 2 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.018%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1144 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 408 (3.74%) SaaS
3 235 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 181 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 128 (1.17%) PaaS
6 126 (1.15%) IaaS
7 100 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 98 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 93 (0.85%) GitHub
10 77 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 58 (0.53%) Google Analytics
12 44 (0.40%) Google Apps
13 41 (0.38%) Route 53
13 41 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 35 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
15 32 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (0.24%) Google App Engine
17 25 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
18 24 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 629 (5.76%) DNS
2 481 (4.40%) Firewall
3 439 (4.02%) Internet
4 419 (3.84%) TCP/IP
5 413 (3.78%) HTTP
6 325 (2.98%) SAN
7 267 (2.44%) VPN
8 203 (1.86%) LDAP
9 178 (1.63%) SMTP
10 165 (1.51%) WAN
11 158 (1.45%) LAN
12 156 (1.43%) SSL
13 152 (1.39%) SSH
14 148 (1.36%) DHCP
15 128 (1.17%) VLAN
16 117 (1.07%) Network Security
17 92 (0.84%) FTP
18 85 (0.78%) NAS
19 76 (0.70%) SNMP
19 76 (0.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2026 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 1139 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 1096 (10.04%) MongoDB
4 1048 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
5 816 (7.47%) NoSQL
6 449 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 370 (3.39%) Big Data
8 314 (2.88%) Redis
9 235 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 235 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 228 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 194 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 186 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 183 (1.68%) DB2
14 165 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 151 (1.38%) Couchbase
16 150 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
17 117 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
18 105 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
19 91 (0.83%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2463 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 1182 (10.82%) Subversion
3 828 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 518 (4.74%) Maven
5 420 (3.85%) JIRA
6 392 (3.59%) JUnit
7 328 (3.00%) PHPUnit
8 316 (2.89%) Selenium
9 231 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 197 (1.80%) Ant
11 164 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 144 (1.32%) Mockito
12 144 (1.32%) Hudson
13 139 (1.27%) TeamCity
14 134 (1.23%) Grunt
15 119 (1.09%) Mercurial
16 105 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 87 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
18 81 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 72 (0.66%) jMock
General
1 1086 (9.94%) Finance
2 820 (7.51%) Marketing
3 469 (4.29%) Retail
4 430 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 316 (2.89%) Games
6 203 (1.86%) Advertising
7 200 (1.83%) Banking
8 148 (1.36%) Publishing
9 114 (1.04%) Back Office
10 111 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 90 (0.82%) Electronics
12 73 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 73 (0.67%) Billing
13 70 (0.64%) Law
14 53 (0.49%) Legal
15 46 (0.42%) Automotive
16 40 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 37 (0.34%) Front Office
18 35 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 6893 (63.12%) Developer
2 2805 (25.68%) PHP Developer
3 1336 (12.23%) Senior Developer
4 1306 (11.96%) Web Developer
5 1212 (11.10%) Java Developer
6 804 (7.36%) Administrator
7 572 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
8 540 (4.94%) Software Engineer
9 514 (4.71%) PHP Web Developer
10 509 (4.66%) Senior PHP Developer
11 479 (4.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 464 (4.25%) Junior
13 442 (4.05%) Software Developer
14 438 (4.01%) Linux Administrator
15 386 (3.53%) Junior Developer
16 372 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
17 354 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 350 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
19 340 (3.11%) Analyst
20 313 (2.87%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5066 (46.39%) HTML
2 4610 (42.21%) CSS
3 2977 (27.26%) jQuery
4 1746 (15.99%) HTML5
5 1545 (14.15%) Web Services
6 1372 (12.56%) LAMP
7 1343 (12.30%) .NET
8 1326 (12.14%) Spring
9 1222 (11.19%) XML
10 1183 (10.83%) CSS3
11 1019 (9.33%) Symfony
12 942 (8.63%) Ajax
13 901 (8.25%) REST
14 840 (7.69%) Hibernate
15 819 (7.50%) J2EE
16 758 (6.94%) AngularJS
17 756 (6.92%) JSON
18 675 (6.18%) ASP.NET
19 655 (6.00%) Laravel
20 626 (5.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 826 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 655 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 520 (4.76%) User Experience
4 447 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 312 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 291 (2.66%) Replication
7 216 (1.98%) Clustering
8 188 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 181 (1.66%) Social Media
10 164 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 138 (1.26%) W3C
12 125 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 113 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 94 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 91 (0.83%) Visualisation
16 90 (0.82%) Digital Media
17 77 (0.71%) Statistics
18 66 (0.60%) E-Learning
19 62 (0.57%) iPad
20 60 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4773 (43.70%) Linux
2 1584 (14.50%) Windows
3 1023 (9.37%) UNIX
4 593 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 548 (5.02%) CentOS
6 496 (4.54%) Ubuntu
7 360 (3.30%) Android
8 359 (3.29%) Debian
9 354 (3.24%) Apple iOS
10 212 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 174 (1.59%) Solaris
12 130 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 84 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 81 (0.74%) AIX
16 57 (0.52%) Fedora
17 50 (0.46%) Windows 7
18 42 (0.38%) Windows 8
19 38 (0.35%) CoreOS
20 37 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3348 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2312 (21.17%) MVC
3 2040 (18.68%) OO
4 1512 (13.84%) TDD
5 1383 (12.66%) E-Commerce
6 1261 (11.55%) OOP
7 1216 (11.13%) Scrum
8 1112 (10.18%) Software Engineering
9 1096 (10.04%) Web Development
10 998 (9.14%) DevOps
11 881 (8.07%) Open Source
12 777 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
13 705 (6.46%) OO PHP
14 560 (5.13%) Unit Testing
15 531 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 503 (4.61%) BDD
17 497 (4.55%) Project Management
18 439 (4.02%) Configuration Management
18 439 (4.02%) SDLC
19 375 (3.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5606 (51.33%) PHP
2 5107 (46.76%) JavaScript
3 3102 (28.40%) Java
4 3050 (27.93%) SQL
5 1685 (15.43%) Python
6 1152 (10.55%) C#
7 1103 (10.10%) Ruby
8 1011 (9.26%) Perl
9 859 (7.87%) Bash Shell
10 756 (6.92%) PHP5
11 607 (5.56%) C++
12 366 (3.35%) C
13 339 (3.10%) Shell Script
14 299 (2.74%) T-SQL
15 275 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 241 (2.21%) Scala
17 176 (1.61%) VB.NET
18 155 (1.42%) Groovy
19 147 (1.35%) PL/SQL
20 101 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1471 (13.47%) Degree
2 165 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 118 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 73 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 67 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (0.48%) CCNA
8 46 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 42 (0.38%) RHCE
9 42 (0.38%) MCSE
10 41 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
11 39 (0.36%) MCITP
12 33 (0.30%) PhD
13 32 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.27%) OCP
15 28 (0.26%) MCSA
15 28 (0.26%) Sun Certification
16 25 (0.23%) ISEB
17 24 (0.22%) CCNP
17 24 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (3.75%) QA
2 183 (1.68%) SLA
3 65 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 43 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.15%) WAI
7 9 (0.082%) FISMA
8 6 (0.055%) WCAG
9 3 (0.027%) TickIT
9 3 (0.027%) Section 508
10 2 (0.018%) GAMP
11 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.009%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.009%) COBIT
System Software
1 616 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 275 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 205 (1.88%) Varnish
4 173 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 168 (1.54%) Docker
6 150 (1.37%) KVM
7 137 (1.25%) NFS
8 117 (1.07%) iptables
9 109 (1.00%) Samba
10 96 (0.88%) Xen
11 95 (0.87%) vSphere
12 85 (0.78%) Postfix
13 78 (0.71%) VMware ESX
14 77 (0.71%) XenServer
15 56 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
16 51 (0.47%) VirtualBox
17 50 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
18 38 (0.35%) qmail
19 34 (0.31%) Squid
20 33 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 955 (8.74%) Puppet
2 692 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 463 (4.24%) Nagios
4 262 (2.40%) Ansible
5 245 (2.24%) ZABBIX
6 177 (1.62%) Vagrant
7 138 (1.26%) logstash
8 116 (1.06%) Salt
9 101 (0.92%) HAProxy
10 83 (0.76%) Graphite
11 82 (0.75%) Cacti
12 78 (0.71%) Kibana
13 68 (0.62%) Capistrano
14 66 (0.60%) StatsD
15 48 (0.44%) Zenoss
16 44 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
17 42 (0.38%) Hyperic
18 39 (0.36%) SCCM
19 37 (0.34%) cPanel
20 35 (0.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2037 (18.65%) Oracle
2 1103 (10.10%) Zend
3 853 (7.81%) Red Hat
4 852 (7.80%) VMware
5 838 (7.67%) Microsoft
6 450 (4.12%) Google
7 320 (2.93%) Cisco
8 242 (2.22%) Adobe
9 193 (1.77%) IBM
10 176 (1.61%) Citrix
11 163 (1.49%) hybris
12 162 (1.48%) Splunk
13 158 (1.45%) Facebook
14 157 (1.44%) Sybase
15 153 (1.40%) HP
16 142 (1.30%) Twitter
17 132 (1.21%) NetApp
18 131 (1.20%) New Relic
19 114 (1.04%) Rackspace
20 111 (1.02%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package/Bonus/Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Richmond, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: £22,000 -£25,000 Dependant on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 Dependant on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago