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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 43 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6064 6159 5959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.33% 5.72% 5.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.70% 17.80% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5234 5420 5416
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
34259 34606 35459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.11% 32.15% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28924 29919 31254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
(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 5818 £40,000 - 803
London +3 2468 £50,000 +5.26% 274
South East -1 1316 £40,000 +6.66% 146
North West -12 433 £32,500 - 74
City of London -20 431 £50,000 +11.11% 70
Yorkshire -9 416 £32,500 +3.17% 80
Hampshire +3 353 £32,500 -7.14% 30
South West -4 343 £32,500 -2.41% 72
East of England -20 318 £35,000 -6.66% 54
Surrey +3 301 £45,000 +16.12% 26
East Midlands +16 259 £32,500 - 49
Manchester -2 252 £32,500 +6.55% 44
West Yorkshire -6 244 £35,000 - 45
West Midlands +24 242 £32,500 +1.56% 32
Berkshire -28 184 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Leeds -13 170 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Buckinghamshire +40 141 £39,500 +43.63% 23
Oxfordshire -4 121 £35,250 +0.71% 24
Cambridgeshire -4 119 £40,000 +6.66% 20
East Sussex -11 114 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Bristol -1 104 £35,000 +6.37% 16
Cambridge -7 99 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Brighton -11 99 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Milton Keynes +39 97 £37,500 +50.00% 13
Hertfordshire -19 97 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Scotland +5 95 £35,000 +6.06% 18
Nottinghamshire +2 95 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Cheshire -5 93 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Nottingham 0 84 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Somerset +11 79 £31,750 - 11

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6649 (53.32%) PHP
2 5847 (46.89%) JavaScript
3 5754 (46.14%) HTML
4 5616 (45.04%) Linux
5 5259 (42.17%) CSS
6 3745 (30.03%) jQuery
7 3566 (28.60%) SQL
8 3429 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3291 (26.39%) Java
10 2839 (22.77%) Apache
11 2638 (21.15%) SQL Server
12 2539 (20.36%) MVC
13 2518 (20.19%) Git (software)
14 2329 (18.68%) OO
15 2206 (17.69%) Oracle
16 1998 (16.02%) HTML5
17 1990 (15.96%) LAMP
18 1875 (15.04%) E-Commerce
19 1844 (14.79%) XML
19 1844 (14.79%) Degree
20 1830 (14.68%) Web Services
21 1774 (14.23%) Windows
22 1686 (13.52%) Python
23 1627 (13.05%) Subversion
24 1498 (12.01%) .NET
25 1479 (11.86%) PHP5
26 1435 (11.51%) Zend
27 1415 (11.35%) Web Development
28 1399 (11.22%) UNIX
29 1384 (11.10%) TDD

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2839 (22.77%) Apache
2 1267 (10.16%) Tomcat
3 841 (6.74%) WordPress
4 822 (6.59%) CMS
5 780 (6.26%) Drupal
6 614 (4.92%) IIS
7 571 (4.58%) nginx
8 494 (3.96%) JBoss
9 444 (3.56%) Node.js
10 374 (3.00%) Apache Solr
11 256 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
12 225 (1.80%) WebLogic
13 173 (1.39%) OpenStack
14 159 (1.28%) SharePoint
14 159 (1.28%) Joomla!
15 158 (1.27%) WebSphere
16 125 (1.00%) MS Exchange
17 102 (0.82%) Confluence
18 97 (0.78%) Umbraco
19 89 (0.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 756 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 356 (2.85%) Photoshop
3 134 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 123 (0.99%) MS Office
5 51 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.36%) MS Project
7 41 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 29 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 17 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 15 (0.12%) SPSS
10 15 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.096%) InDesign
11 12 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (0.080%) FastStats
13 9 (0.072%) Mingle
14 7 (0.056%) Edge Animate
14 7 (0.056%) GIMP
15 4 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.032%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.032%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 579 (4.64%) Magento
2 75 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 56 (0.45%) Shopify
4 44 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 38 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.096%) Tridion
10 11 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.072%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 8 (0.064%) Agresso
12 8 (0.064%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (0.056%) osCommerce
14 6 (0.048%) Summit
14 6 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
15 5 (0.040%) SiteCatalyst
16 4 (0.032%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 696 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 521 (4.18%) SaaS
3 217 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 154 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 143 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 116 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 109 (0.87%) IaaS
8 95 (0.76%) PaaS
9 92 (0.74%) GitHub
10 58 (0.47%) Google Apps
11 50 (0.40%) Joyent
12 42 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 38 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
14 33 (0.26%) Route 53
15 25 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
16 21 (0.17%) Office 365
17 16 (0.13%) Basecamp
18 14 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 14 (0.11%) ElastiCache
19 13 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 612 (4.91%) DNS
2 598 (4.80%) HTTP
3 577 (4.63%) Internet
4 516 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 453 (3.63%) Firewall
6 388 (3.11%) SAN
7 246 (1.97%) SSL
8 245 (1.96%) LDAP
9 237 (1.90%) SSH
10 228 (1.83%) VPN
11 184 (1.48%) DHCP
12 170 (1.36%) VoIP
13 159 (1.28%) Intranet
14 152 (1.22%) LAN
15 151 (1.21%) WAN
16 130 (1.04%) SMTP
17 109 (0.87%) Network Security
18 102 (0.82%) NAS
19 93 (0.75%) SNMP
20 80 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2638 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 1295 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 1131 (9.07%) PostgreSQL
4 1018 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 846 (6.78%) NoSQL
6 620 (4.97%) RDBMS
7 530 (4.25%) Big Data
8 477 (3.83%) Hadoop
9 441 (3.54%) Redis
10 295 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 287 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 221 (1.77%) DB2
13 197 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 182 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 175 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 164 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 157 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 150 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
19 121 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 115 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2518 (20.19%) Git (software)
2 1627 (13.05%) Subversion
3 665 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 568 (4.55%) Maven
5 475 (3.81%) JIRA
6 471 (3.78%) JUnit
7 449 (3.60%) Eclipse
8 442 (3.54%) Selenium
9 281 (2.25%) PHPUnit
10 264 (2.12%) Hudson
11 256 (2.05%) Ant
12 226 (1.81%) Visual Studio
13 201 (1.61%) Cucumber
14 151 (1.21%) Mockito
15 135 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 132 (1.06%) Mercurial
17 106 (0.85%) TeamCity
18 92 (0.74%) Behat
19 91 (0.73%) JMeter
20 90 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1061 (8.51%) Marketing
2 1036 (8.31%) Finance
3 445 (3.57%) Retail
4 395 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 354 (2.84%) Advertising
6 328 (2.63%) Games
7 217 (1.74%) Publishing
8 127 (1.02%) Back Office
9 121 (0.97%) Banking
10 114 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 68 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 60 (0.48%) Front Office
13 59 (0.47%) Legal
14 47 (0.38%) Electronics
15 45 (0.36%) Law
16 40 (0.32%) Automotive
17 38 (0.30%) Billing
18 32 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 28 (0.22%) Music Industry
20 26 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7714 (61.86%) Developer
2 3315 (26.58%) PHP Developer
3 1728 (13.86%) Web Developer
4 1295 (10.38%) Senior Developer
5 1061 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 1059 (8.49%) Administrator
7 742 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 699 (5.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 625 (5.01%) PHP Web Developer
10 586 (4.70%) Senior PHP Developer
11 524 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
12 523 (4.19%) Analyst
13 481 (3.86%) DBA
14 435 (3.49%) Junior
15 427 (3.42%) Software Developer
16 424 (3.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 373 (2.99%) Architect
18 372 (2.98%) Software Engineer
19 364 (2.92%) Junior Developer
20 331 (2.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5754 (46.14%) HTML
2 5259 (42.17%) CSS
3 3745 (30.03%) jQuery
4 1998 (16.02%) HTML5
5 1990 (15.96%) LAMP
6 1844 (14.79%) XML
7 1830 (14.68%) Web Services
8 1498 (12.01%) .NET
9 1326 (10.63%) CSS3
10 1325 (10.63%) Ajax
11 1062 (8.52%) Spring
12 1021 (8.19%) Symfony
13 813 (6.52%) SOAP
14 799 (6.41%) XHTML
15 790 (6.34%) J2EE
16 749 (6.01%) JSON
17 740 (5.93%) REST
18 737 (5.91%) ASP.NET
19 719 (5.77%) Hibernate
20 571 (4.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1228 (9.85%) Open Source
2 1035 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 769 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 507 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 449 (3.60%) User Experience
6 351 (2.81%) Replication
7 338 (2.71%) Clustering
8 311 (2.49%) Social Media
9 196 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 189 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 172 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 165 (1.32%) Digital Media
13 142 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 132 (1.06%) W3C
15 125 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 112 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 112 (0.90%) iPad
17 111 (0.89%) Visualisation
18 86 (0.69%) Statistics
19 78 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5616 (45.04%) Linux
2 1774 (14.23%) Windows
3 1399 (11.22%) UNIX
4 594 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 589 (4.72%) CentOS
6 529 (4.24%) Ubuntu
7 500 (4.01%) Android
8 462 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 350 (2.81%) Debian
9 350 (2.81%) Solaris
10 273 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 141 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 130 (1.04%) Windows 7
13 108 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 97 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 85 (0.68%) Fedora
16 59 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 55 (0.44%) AIX
18 42 (0.34%) SUSE
19 35 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3429 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2539 (20.36%) MVC
3 2329 (18.68%) OO
4 1875 (15.04%) E-Commerce
5 1415 (11.35%) Web Development
6 1384 (11.10%) TDD
7 1361 (10.91%) OOP
8 1184 (9.49%) Scrum
9 1005 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 892 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
11 889 (7.13%) OO PHP
12 863 (6.92%) DevOps
13 590 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 561 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
15 545 (4.37%) Unit Testing
16 522 (4.19%) BDD
17 496 (3.98%) Project Management
18 414 (3.32%) ITIL
19 410 (3.29%) Configuration Management
20 385 (3.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6649 (53.32%) PHP
2 5847 (46.89%) JavaScript
3 3566 (28.60%) SQL
4 3291 (26.39%) Java
5 1686 (13.52%) Python
6 1479 (11.86%) PHP5
7 1242 (9.96%) Perl
8 1152 (9.24%) Ruby
9 1104 (8.85%) C#
10 901 (7.23%) Bash Shell
11 517 (4.15%) C++
12 453 (3.63%) Shell Script
13 298 (2.39%) T-SQL
14 292 (2.34%) C
15 229 (1.84%) VB.NET
16 178 (1.43%) VB
17 172 (1.38%) Objective-C
18 152 (1.22%) PowerShell
19 125 (1.00%) PL/SQL
20 113 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1844 (14.79%) Degree
2 156 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 125 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (0.70%) CCNA
6 81 (0.65%) ISEB
7 80 (0.64%) PhD
8 78 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 60 (0.48%) RHCE
10 55 (0.44%) MCSE
11 44 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 41 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (0.31%) CCNP
15 36 (0.29%) DV Cleared
16 32 (0.26%) CISSP
17 30 (0.24%) MCSA
17 30 (0.24%) MCITP
18 29 (0.23%) Sun Certification
19 26 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 481 (3.86%) QA
2 163 (1.31%) SLA
3 106 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 90 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.14%) WAI
7 10 (0.080%) GLP
8 8 (0.064%) WCAG
9 5 (0.040%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.032%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.024%) HL7
12 2 (0.016%) BS7799
12 2 (0.016%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.008%) GAMP
13 1 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.008%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.008%) COBIT
System Software
1 550 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 232 (1.86%) KVM
4 213 (1.71%) Varnish
5 172 (1.38%) Xen
6 125 (1.00%) vSphere
7 115 (0.92%) NFS
8 96 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 68 (0.55%) Snort
10 66 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 65 (0.52%) Postfix
12 62 (0.50%) Samba
13 53 (0.43%) XenServer
14 43 (0.34%) Squid
15 40 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 38 (0.30%) Sendmail
17 37 (0.30%) Docker
18 36 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
19 30 (0.24%) LXC
20 25 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1027 (8.24%) Puppet
2 735 (5.89%) Opscode Chef
3 554 (4.44%) Nagios
4 197 (1.58%) ZABBIX
5 175 (1.40%) Cacti
6 132 (1.06%) Ansible
7 125 (1.00%) HAProxy
8 121 (0.97%) Vagrant
9 99 (0.79%) logstash
10 95 (0.76%) Salt
11 81 (0.65%) StatsD
12 70 (0.56%) Capistrano
13 69 (0.55%) Opsview
14 68 (0.55%) Kibana
15 62 (0.50%) NetBackup
16 54 (0.43%) Munin
17 51 (0.41%) SCCM
18 45 (0.36%) Ganglia
18 45 (0.36%) CFEngine
19 44 (0.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2206 (17.69%) Oracle
2 1435 (11.51%) Zend
3 888 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 872 (6.99%) Red Hat
5 794 (6.37%) VMware
6 389 (3.12%) Google
7 364 (2.92%) Cisco
8 303 (2.43%) Adobe
9 283 (2.27%) Facebook
10 238 (1.91%) Twitter
11 211 (1.69%) HP
12 188 (1.51%) IBM
13 168 (1.35%) Rackspace
14 165 (1.32%) Citrix
15 145 (1.16%) Sybase
16 121 (0.97%) hybris
17 119 (0.95%) Dell
18 113 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
19 111 (0.89%) SAP
20 102 (0.82%) F5
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