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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 46 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5408 5924 5603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.08% 5.55% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.82% 17.60% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4655 5014 5063
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
32145 33660 34532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.21% 31.54% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27415 28299 30225
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 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 March 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 -5 5170 £40,000 - 892
London -3 1948 £50,000 +5.26% 315
South East +5 1156 £40,000 - 151
South West -6 472 £35,000 +2.94% 77
City of London +10 434 £50,000 +11.11% 91
North West -9 411 £35,000 - 96
Yorkshire -7 359 £36,000 +2.85% 78
East of England -5 338 £37,750 -2.89% 48
Hampshire +4 265 £37,500 - 25
West Midlands +9 260 £34,000 +6.25% 68
Manchester -11 246 £34,000 +4.61% 54
Berkshire -1 239 £47,500 +9.19% 29
Surrey +4 227 £45,000 +12.50% 29
West Yorkshire -27 200 £40,000 +14.28% 53
East Midlands +13 186 £35,000 +9.37% 42
Leeds -27 140 £40,000 +14.28% 33
Hertfordshire 0 132 £38,000 -2.56% 11
East Sussex -6 117 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Bristol -16 111 £40,000 +17.64% 27
Reading +4 104 £55,000 +25.00% 19
Oxfordshire -16 97 £32,250 -24.11% 19
Cambridgeshire -20 91 £38,532 -0.88% 18
Dorset -1 90 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Southampton -1 89 £37,500 +11.94% 8
Brighton -11 82 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Somerset +12 81 £33,750 - 13
Kent +45 79 £45,000 +44.00% 11
Cambridge -12 79 £38,564 +0.16% 15
Gloucestershire -5 77 £41,250 +3.12% 16
West Sussex +17 76 £33,000 -12.00% 5

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6109 (52.82%) PHP
2 5437 (47.01%) HTML
3 5338 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5009 (43.31%) Linux
5 4925 (42.58%) CSS
6 3391 (29.32%) jQuery
7 3306 (28.58%) SQL
8 3244 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
9 2970 (25.68%) Java
10 2525 (21.83%) Apache
11 2516 (21.75%) SQL Server
12 2507 (21.68%) MVC
13 2380 (20.58%) Git (software)
14 2341 (20.24%) OO
15 2072 (17.91%) HTML5
16 1987 (17.18%) Oracle
17 1697 (14.67%) E-Commerce
18 1664 (14.39%) LAMP
19 1619 (14.00%) Web Services
20 1589 (13.74%) Windows
21 1515 (13.10%) XML
22 1504 (13.00%) Degree
23 1478 (12.78%) OOP
24 1454 (12.57%) .NET
25 1446 (12.50%) Python
26 1395 (12.06%) CSS3
27 1314 (11.36%) TDD
27 1314 (11.36%) Subversion
28 1272 (11.00%) UNIX
29 1260 (10.89%) Ajax

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2525 (21.83%) Apache
2 1149 (9.93%) Tomcat
3 970 (8.39%) CMS
4 856 (7.40%) WordPress
5 749 (6.48%) Drupal
6 595 (5.14%) IIS
7 533 (4.61%) nginx
8 424 (3.67%) JBoss
9 357 (3.09%) Node.js
10 310 (2.68%) Apache Solr
11 215 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
12 194 (1.68%) Joomla!
13 166 (1.44%) WebLogic
14 154 (1.33%) OpenStack
15 151 (1.31%) MS Exchange
16 141 (1.22%) WebSphere
17 137 (1.18%) SharePoint
18 134 (1.16%) Confluence
19 115 (0.99%) Umbraco
20 93 (0.80%) concrete5
Applications
1 646 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 403 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 153 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 115 (0.99%) MS Office
5 85 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 47 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 45 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 34 (0.29%) MS Project
9 29 (0.25%) InDesign
10 28 (0.24%) SPSS
11 18 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 11 (0.095%) PowerPivot
14 9 (0.078%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
16 6 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
16 6 (0.052%) InfoPath
17 5 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
17 5 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 601 (5.20%) Magento
2 61 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 45 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (0.27%) Shopify
5 20 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 14 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.095%) WebTrends
7 11 (0.095%) Zen Cart
8 10 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.086%) Fredhopper
8 10 (0.086%) Tridion
9 9 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.069%) Agresso
11 7 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.061%) ION MarketView
12 6 (0.052%) Oracle Utilities
12 6 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
13 4 (0.035%) Summit
13 4 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 673 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 369 (3.19%) SaaS
3 248 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 205 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 144 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 121 (1.05%) GitHub
7 98 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 88 (0.76%) IaaS
9 75 (0.65%) PaaS
10 53 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
11 44 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 39 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 37 (0.32%) Route 53
14 34 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
15 32 (0.28%) Office 365
16 17 (0.15%) CloudFront
17 14 (0.12%) Joyent
17 14 (0.12%) Heroku
18 13 (0.11%) OpenShift
19 10 (0.086%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 507 (4.38%) Internet
2 495 (4.28%) DNS
3 490 (4.24%) HTTP
4 473 (4.09%) Firewall
5 465 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 358 (3.10%) SAN
7 242 (2.09%) VPN
8 228 (1.97%) LDAP
9 179 (1.55%) LAN
10 168 (1.45%) WAN
10 168 (1.45%) SSH
11 144 (1.25%) SMTP
12 141 (1.22%) SSL
13 116 (1.00%) DHCP
14 109 (0.94%) Intranet
15 98 (0.85%) VoIP
16 93 (0.80%) Network Security
17 91 (0.79%) NAS
18 90 (0.78%) VLAN
19 83 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2516 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 1168 (10.10%) Relational Database
3 1085 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 993 (8.59%) MongoDB
5 781 (6.75%) NoSQL
6 518 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 385 (3.33%) Big Data
8 355 (3.07%) Redis
9 327 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 258 (2.23%) Oracle Database
11 220 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 214 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 206 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 205 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
15 180 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 168 (1.45%) DB2
17 166 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 164 (1.42%) MariaDB
19 115 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
20 97 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2380 (20.58%) Git (software)
2 1314 (11.36%) Subversion
3 676 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 531 (4.59%) JIRA
5 483 (4.18%) Maven
6 440 (3.80%) JUnit
7 399 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 298 (2.58%) Selenium
9 258 (2.23%) PHPUnit
10 251 (2.17%) Visual Studio
11 248 (2.14%) Ant
12 201 (1.74%) Hudson
13 134 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 134 (1.16%) Mercurial
14 107 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 106 (0.92%) Behat
16 103 (0.89%) Mockito
16 103 (0.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 96 (0.83%) TeamCity
18 77 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1044 (9.03%) Marketing
2 1020 (8.82%) Finance
3 413 (3.57%) Retail
4 384 (3.32%) Games
5 379 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 365 (3.16%) Advertising
7 214 (1.85%) Publishing
8 154 (1.33%) Banking
9 107 (0.93%) Back Office
10 77 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 74 (0.64%) Automotive
12 61 (0.53%) Legal
13 55 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 54 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 50 (0.43%) Electronics
16 42 (0.36%) Billing
17 34 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 31 (0.27%) Law
19 26 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7315 (63.25%) Developer
2 3061 (26.47%) PHP Developer
3 1513 (13.08%) Web Developer
4 1351 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 1046 (9.04%) Java Developer
6 999 (8.64%) Administrator
7 662 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
8 619 (5.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 552 (4.77%) Senior PHP Developer
10 543 (4.69%) PHP Web Developer
11 471 (4.07%) Analyst
12 452 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
13 447 (3.86%) DBA
14 434 (3.75%) Junior
15 399 (3.45%) Software Developer
16 391 (3.38%) Architect
17 380 (3.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 378 (3.27%) Software Engineer
19 365 (3.16%) .NET Developer
20 357 (3.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5437 (47.01%) HTML
2 4925 (42.58%) CSS
3 3391 (29.32%) jQuery
4 2072 (17.91%) HTML5
5 1664 (14.39%) LAMP
6 1619 (14.00%) Web Services
7 1515 (13.10%) XML
8 1454 (12.57%) .NET
9 1395 (12.06%) CSS3
10 1260 (10.89%) Ajax
11 1081 (9.35%) Spring
12 1009 (8.72%) Symfony
13 794 (6.86%) JSON
14 781 (6.75%) J2EE
15 741 (6.41%) Hibernate
16 719 (6.22%) ASP.NET
17 714 (6.17%) SOAP
18 647 (5.59%) REST
19 641 (5.54%) XHTML
20 608 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 980 (8.47%) Open Source
2 863 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 618 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 559 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 417 (3.61%) User Experience
6 296 (2.56%) Replication
7 258 (2.23%) Clustering
8 212 (1.83%) Social Media
9 191 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 159 (1.37%) W3C
11 146 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 134 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 115 (0.99%) Digital Media
14 114 (0.99%) iPad
15 101 (0.87%) Visualisation
16 100 (0.86%) Algorithms
17 97 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 87 (0.75%) Data Structures
19 77 (0.67%) Graphic Design
20 74 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5009 (43.31%) Linux
2 1589 (13.74%) Windows
3 1272 (11.00%) UNIX
4 645 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 571 (4.94%) CentOS
6 458 (3.96%) Android
7 409 (3.54%) Ubuntu
8 366 (3.16%) Apple iOS
9 290 (2.51%) Debian
10 225 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 220 (1.90%) Solaris
12 114 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 98 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 81 (0.70%) Windows 7
16 44 (0.38%) Fedora
17 43 (0.37%) AIX
18 38 (0.33%) Windows XP
19 25 (0.22%) Windows 8
20 24 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3244 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2507 (21.68%) MVC
3 2341 (20.24%) OO
4 1697 (14.67%) E-Commerce
5 1478 (12.78%) OOP
6 1314 (11.36%) TDD
7 1204 (10.41%) Web Development
8 1027 (8.88%) Scrum
9 1020 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 908 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
11 904 (7.82%) OO PHP
12 877 (7.58%) DevOps
13 513 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 488 (4.22%) Unit Testing
15 425 (3.67%) Project Management
16 409 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
17 405 (3.50%) BDD
18 397 (3.43%) Responsive Web Design
19 375 (3.24%) SEO
20 364 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6109 (52.82%) PHP
2 5338 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3306 (28.58%) SQL
4 2970 (25.68%) Java
5 1446 (12.50%) Python
6 1148 (9.93%) PHP5
7 1087 (9.40%) Perl
8 1084 (9.37%) C#
9 1005 (8.69%) Ruby
10 825 (7.13%) Bash Shell
11 512 (4.43%) C++
12 399 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 275 (2.38%) C
14 261 (2.26%) T-SQL
15 243 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 239 (2.07%) VB.NET
17 157 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 147 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 132 (1.14%) VB
20 112 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1504 (13.00%) Degree
2 245 (2.12%) VCP4
3 117 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 91 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 60 (0.52%) CCNA
7 46 (0.40%) RHCE
8 41 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 40 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (0.32%) ISEB
11 28 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (0.23%) PhD
12 27 (0.23%) MCSE
12 27 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 25 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 24 (0.21%) RHCSA
14 24 (0.21%) MCSA
15 23 (0.20%) AWS Certification
16 22 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (3.87%) QA
2 189 (1.63%) SLA
3 83 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.22%) WAI
7 11 (0.095%) PMBOK
8 8 (0.069%) GLP
9 6 (0.052%) WCAG
9 6 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.026%) COBIT
11 3 (0.026%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.017%) GCP
13 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.009%) BS7799
13 1 (0.009%) TickIT
13 1 (0.009%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.009%) HIPAA
System Software
1 533 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 171 (1.48%) Varnish
4 145 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 137 (1.18%) KVM
6 115 (0.99%) vSphere
7 112 (0.97%) Xen
8 104 (0.90%) NFS
9 83 (0.72%) XenServer
10 80 (0.69%) Postfix
11 71 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
12 70 (0.61%) VMware ESX
13 64 (0.55%) Samba
14 62 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
15 59 (0.51%) Docker
16 41 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
17 39 (0.34%) Squid
18 35 (0.30%) Sendmail
19 30 (0.26%) Snort
20 21 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 879 (7.60%) Puppet
2 650 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 497 (4.30%) Nagios
4 171 (1.48%) ZABBIX
5 149 (1.29%) Vagrant
6 141 (1.22%) Ansible
7 133 (1.15%) logstash
8 131 (1.13%) HAProxy
9 113 (0.98%) Cacti
10 73 (0.63%) Kibana
10 73 (0.63%) Graphite
11 72 (0.62%) Salt
12 68 (0.59%) StatsD
12 68 (0.59%) Capistrano
13 52 (0.45%) Zenoss
14 47 (0.41%) NetBackup
15 45 (0.39%) Data Guard
16 44 (0.38%) Plesk
17 43 (0.37%) cPanel
18 39 (0.34%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1987 (17.18%) Oracle
2 1212 (10.48%) Zend
3 937 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 850 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 789 (6.82%) VMware
6 327 (2.83%) Google
7 302 (2.61%) Adobe
8 291 (2.52%) Cisco
9 273 (2.36%) Facebook
10 194 (1.68%) Twitter
11 193 (1.67%) hybris
12 173 (1.50%) HP
13 172 (1.49%) Citrix
14 170 (1.47%) IBM
15 138 (1.19%) Sybase
16 135 (1.17%) SAP
17 88 (0.76%) Atlassian
17 88 (0.76%) New Relic
18 85 (0.73%) NetApp
19 84 (0.73%) Splunk
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum plus shares
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago