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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 49 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5450 6431 5931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.13% 5.47% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.22% 17.37% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4671 5621 5329
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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
33605 37025 33644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.61% 31.52% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28380 31842 29136
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 £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 -3 5199 £42,500 +6.25% 905
London -3 1983 £52,500 +10.52% 308
South East +5 1301 £40,000 - 161
City of London +3 405 £52,500 +10.52% 91
East of England -9 365 £40,000 +2.56% 58
South West -8 353 £36,000 +4.34% 57
West Midlands +18 336 £35,000 +6.06% 58
North West -10 332 £35,000 - 117
Yorkshire -3 288 £37,500 +1.35% 79
Berkshire +24 287 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Surrey +9 277 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Hampshire -4 252 £40,000 +14.28% 28
East Midlands -14 211 £37,250 +14.61% 50
Manchester +8 205 £35,000 - 53
West Yorkshire +9 196 £37,500 -6.25% 50
Reading +37 160 £52,500 +25.00% 10
East Sussex +4 150 £37,500 - 12
Brighton +4 136 £37,500 - 11
Leeds +12 134 £39,000 -2.50% 29
Oxfordshire +3 118 £31,250 -21.87% 41
Cambridgeshire -9 114 £45,000 +17.64% 20
Scotland +26 112 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Hertfordshire -4 106 £41,000 -3.52% 17
Buckinghamshire +24 104 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Bristol -18 102 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Cambridge -6 101 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Birmingham -6 83 £30,000 - 25
Guildford +7 79 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Warwickshire +5 75 £35,000 -17.64% 8
Milton Keynes +7 70 £35,000 +7.69% 6

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5601 (51.61%) PHP
2 5008 (46.15%) HTML
3 4947 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 4721 (43.50%) Linux
5 4551 (41.94%) CSS
6 3298 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2979 (27.45%) jQuery
8 2977 (27.43%) Java
9 2959 (27.27%) SQL
10 2326 (21.43%) Apache
11 2324 (21.42%) Git (software)
12 2220 (20.46%) MVC
13 2091 (19.27%) SQL Server
14 2046 (18.85%) OO
15 1878 (17.31%) Oracle
16 1807 (16.65%) HTML5
17 1567 (14.44%) Web Services
18 1520 (14.01%) Python
19 1497 (13.79%) Windows
20 1421 (13.09%) E-Commerce
21 1400 (12.90%) TDD
22 1360 (12.53%) .NET
22 1360 (12.53%) LAMP
23 1334 (12.29%) Degree
24 1303 (12.01%) OOP
25 1231 (11.34%) Spring
26 1212 (11.17%) XML
27 1181 (10.88%) CSS3
28 1160 (10.69%) Subversion
29 1125 (10.37%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 1118 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 812 (7.48%) CMS
4 650 (5.99%) WordPress
5 624 (5.75%) Drupal
6 497 (4.58%) nginx
7 470 (4.33%) IIS
8 410 (3.78%) JBoss
9 381 (3.51%) Node.js
10 289 (2.66%) Apache Solr
11 282 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
12 198 (1.82%) Joomla!
13 195 (1.80%) SharePoint
14 187 (1.72%) OpenStack
15 165 (1.52%) WebSphere
16 157 (1.45%) WebLogic
17 131 (1.21%) MS Exchange
18 98 (0.90%) Confluence
19 85 (0.78%) Moodle
20 74 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 472 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 300 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 106 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 94 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 88 (0.81%) MS Office
6 38 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 27 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 26 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (0.18%) InDesign
10 17 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 16 (0.15%) MS Project
12 13 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 13 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
13 10 (0.092%) SPSS
14 8 (0.074%) Quicktime
15 5 (0.046%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.046%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.028%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 517 (4.76%) Magento
2 46 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.083%) Primavera
6 8 (0.074%) Shopify
7 7 (0.065%) Odoo
7 7 (0.065%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 6 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.055%) Zen Cart
8 6 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.055%) Teamcenter
8 6 (0.055%) Oracle Utilities
9 4 (0.037%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.037%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.028%) MetaTrader
10 3 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.028%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.028%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.018%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1124 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (3.64%) SaaS
3 251 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 171 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 117 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 109 (1.00%) IaaS
7 107 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 106 (0.98%) PaaS
9 103 (0.95%) GitHub
10 75 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 68 (0.63%) Google Analytics
12 56 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 45 (0.41%) Google Apps
14 42 (0.39%) Route 53
15 38 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
16 35 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
17 28 (0.26%) Office 365
18 26 (0.24%) Heroku
18 26 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
19 21 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 587 (5.41%) DNS
2 449 (4.14%) Internet
3 443 (4.08%) Firewall
4 438 (4.04%) HTTP
5 425 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 311 (2.87%) SAN
7 256 (2.36%) VPN
8 212 (1.95%) LDAP
9 178 (1.64%) SMTP
10 161 (1.48%) LAN
11 153 (1.41%) SSH
12 152 (1.40%) WAN
13 137 (1.26%) SSL
14 135 (1.24%) DHCP
15 122 (1.12%) VLAN
16 107 (0.99%) Network Security
17 94 (0.87%) iSCSI
18 88 (0.81%) NAS
19 81 (0.75%) FTP
20 79 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2091 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 1107 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 1070 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1033 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 762 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 432 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 334 (3.08%) Big Data
8 300 (2.76%) Redis
9 251 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 207 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 204 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 196 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 194 (1.79%) DB2
14 185 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 174 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 152 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
17 129 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
18 126 (1.16%) Couchbase
19 120 (1.11%) MariaDB
20 105 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2324 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 1160 (10.69%) Subversion
3 743 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 469 (4.32%) Maven
5 438 (4.04%) JIRA
6 341 (3.14%) JUnit
7 310 (2.86%) PHPUnit
8 279 (2.57%) Selenium
9 275 (2.53%) Eclipse
10 215 (1.98%) Ant
11 160 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 136 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 127 (1.17%) Hudson
14 123 (1.13%) Mercurial
15 105 (0.97%) Mockito
16 103 (0.95%) Cucumber
17 82 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 74 (0.68%) Grunt
19 71 (0.65%) Behat
20 67 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 1017 (9.37%) Finance
2 818 (7.54%) Marketing
3 434 (4.00%) Retail
4 414 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 348 (3.21%) Games
6 246 (2.27%) Advertising
7 202 (1.86%) Publishing
8 197 (1.82%) Banking
9 108 (1.00%) Back Office
10 89 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 71 (0.65%) Electronics
12 65 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 59 (0.54%) Billing
14 58 (0.53%) Legal
15 57 (0.53%) Law
16 55 (0.51%) Automotive
17 49 (0.45%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 34 (0.31%) Front Office
20 33 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 6786 (62.53%) Developer
2 2726 (25.12%) PHP Developer
3 1316 (12.13%) Web Developer
4 1267 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 1140 (10.50%) Java Developer
6 896 (8.26%) Administrator
7 629 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 506 (4.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 502 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 470 (4.33%) Senior PHP Developer
11 469 (4.32%) PHP Web Developer
12 440 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
13 416 (3.83%) Software Developer
14 401 (3.70%) Junior
15 382 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
16 376 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 363 (3.35%) Analyst
18 358 (3.30%) DBA
19 335 (3.09%) Junior Developer
20 321 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5008 (46.15%) HTML
2 4551 (41.94%) CSS
3 2979 (27.45%) jQuery
4 1807 (16.65%) HTML5
5 1567 (14.44%) Web Services
6 1360 (12.53%) .NET
6 1360 (12.53%) LAMP
7 1231 (11.34%) Spring
8 1212 (11.17%) XML
9 1181 (10.88%) CSS3
10 1031 (9.50%) Ajax
11 977 (9.00%) Symfony
12 828 (7.63%) Hibernate
13 826 (7.61%) J2EE
14 735 (6.77%) JSON
15 734 (6.76%) REST
16 658 (6.06%) AngularJS
17 644 (5.93%) ASP.NET
18 600 (5.53%) Laravel
19 566 (5.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 747 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 604 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 487 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 470 (4.33%) User Experience
5 300 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 259 (2.39%) Replication
7 238 (2.19%) Clustering
8 196 (1.81%) Social Media
9 174 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 145 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 128 (1.18%) W3C
12 125 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 117 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 104 (0.96%) Digital Media
15 91 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 90 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 71 (0.65%) Statistics
18 68 (0.63%) E-Learning
19 67 (0.62%) iPad
20 63 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4721 (43.50%) Linux
2 1497 (13.79%) Windows
3 1103 (10.16%) UNIX
4 605 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 537 (4.95%) CentOS
6 521 (4.80%) Ubuntu
7 395 (3.64%) Android
8 341 (3.14%) Apple iOS
9 337 (3.11%) Debian
10 208 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 202 (1.86%) Solaris
12 130 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 82 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 58 (0.53%) Windows 7
16 57 (0.53%) AIX
17 55 (0.51%) Fedora
18 34 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 26 (0.24%) SUSE
19 26 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3298 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 2220 (20.46%) MVC
3 2046 (18.85%) OO
4 1421 (13.09%) E-Commerce
5 1400 (12.90%) TDD
6 1303 (12.01%) OOP
7 1125 (10.37%) Scrum
8 1109 (10.22%) Web Development
9 1045 (9.63%) Software Engineering
10 973 (8.97%) DevOps
11 866 (7.98%) Open Source
12 762 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 751 (6.92%) OO PHP
14 520 (4.79%) Unit Testing
15 514 (4.74%) Mentoring
16 457 (4.21%) Project Management
17 428 (3.94%) BDD
18 409 (3.77%) SDLC
19 406 (3.74%) Configuration Management
20 361 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5601 (51.61%) PHP
2 4947 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 2977 (27.43%) Java
4 2959 (27.27%) SQL
5 1520 (14.01%) Python
6 1093 (10.07%) Ruby
7 1078 (9.93%) C#
8 1044 (9.62%) Perl
9 826 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 763 (7.03%) PHP5
11 558 (5.14%) C++
12 321 (2.96%) Shell Script
13 320 (2.95%) C
14 285 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 260 (2.40%) T-SQL
16 159 (1.47%) Scala
17 158 (1.46%) VB.NET
18 149 (1.37%) PL/SQL
19 136 (1.25%) Objective-C
20 125 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1334 (12.29%) Degree
2 128 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 98 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 66 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 55 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 44 (0.41%) CCNA
9 43 (0.40%) RHCE
10 36 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 32 (0.29%) OCP
12 30 (0.28%) MCSE
12 30 (0.28%) MCITP
13 28 (0.26%) PhD
14 24 (0.22%) MCTS
15 20 (0.18%) MCSA
15 20 (0.18%) AWS Certification
16 19 (0.18%) CCNP
17 18 (0.17%) ISEB
17 18 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (4.14%) QA
2 193 (1.78%) SLA
3 62 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.20%) WAI
7 19 (0.18%) FISMA
8 7 (0.065%) WCAG
9 4 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.037%) TickIT
9 4 (0.037%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.018%) COBIT
10 2 (0.018%) GCP
11 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.009%) GAMP
11 1 (0.009%) Data Quality
System Software
1 553 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 181 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 176 (1.62%) Varnish
5 141 (1.30%) NFS
6 128 (1.18%) KVM
7 120 (1.11%) Docker
8 110 (1.01%) Samba
9 101 (0.93%) Xen
10 96 (0.88%) iptables
11 91 (0.84%) vSphere
12 87 (0.80%) VMware ESX
13 82 (0.76%) Postfix
14 79 (0.73%) XenServer
15 69 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
16 60 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
17 40 (0.37%) Squid
18 34 (0.31%) VirtualBox
19 32 (0.29%) GlusterFS
20 22 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 920 (8.48%) Puppet
2 697 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 470 (4.33%) Nagios
4 207 (1.91%) Ansible
5 195 (1.80%) ZABBIX
6 161 (1.48%) Vagrant
7 151 (1.39%) logstash
8 88 (0.81%) Salt
9 87 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 86 (0.79%) Cacti
11 85 (0.78%) Kibana
12 72 (0.66%) Graphite
13 68 (0.63%) Capistrano
14 63 (0.58%) StatsD
15 53 (0.49%) Zenoss
16 48 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
17 42 (0.39%) Plesk
17 42 (0.39%) cPanel
18 41 (0.38%) Data Guard
19 35 (0.32%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1878 (17.31%) Oracle
2 1096 (10.10%) Zend
3 855 (7.88%) Red Hat
4 847 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 794 (7.32%) VMware
6 405 (3.73%) Google
7 294 (2.71%) Cisco
8 248 (2.29%) Adobe
9 213 (1.96%) Facebook
10 184 (1.70%) IBM
11 167 (1.54%) Citrix
12 158 (1.46%) Sybase
13 156 (1.44%) Twitter
14 153 (1.41%) hybris
15 138 (1.27%) HP
16 122 (1.12%) Splunk
17 112 (1.03%) SAP
18 108 (1.00%) New Relic
19 105 (0.97%) NetApp
20 83 (0.76%) Apple
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negbens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Health + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + pension + healthcare + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago