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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 53 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5184 6307 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.68% 5.49% 5.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.44% 17.77% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4358 5395 5430
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 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
33586 35490 33635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.34% 30.89% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28394 29920 29005
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 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 31 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 -15 4935 £42,500 +3.65% 809
London -24 1909 £52,500 +10.52% 280
South East -4 1115 £40,000 - 111
North West +11 395 £35,000 +7.69% 108
Yorkshire 0 384 £40,000 +14.28% 91
City of London -14 355 £52,500 +5.00% 70
South West -19 319 £36,000 +2.85% 52
East of England -18 276 £42,250 +5.62% 38
West Midlands +12 268 £32,500 - 48
Berkshire +14 252 £45,000 - 17
West Yorkshire -5 245 £44,298 +22.20% 57
Surrey -9 244 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Manchester 0 233 £37,500 +15.38% 58
Hampshire -8 213 £39,250 +26.10% 24
Leeds +5 211 £45,000 +5.88% 49
East Midlands -13 200 £35,000 +7.69% 64
Reading +31 168 £45,000 - 14
Scotland +20 122 £35,000 - 18
Buckinghamshire -17 107 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Bristol -24 102 £37,500 - 13
Cheshire +18 101 £35,000 +16.66% 30
Oxfordshire -5 95 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Hertfordshire -18 91 £47,500 +17.71% 5
East Sussex -6 90 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Brighton -2 89 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South Yorkshire +5 81 £31,500 -10.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -17 78 £46,250 +15.62% 18
Milton Keynes -17 77 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Warwickshire +22 75 £35,000 +16.66% 5
North East +13 74 £30,000 +0.84% 14

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 5396 (50.76%) PHP
2 5058 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 4940 (46.47%) HTML
4 4574 (43.03%) Linux
5 4527 (42.58%) CSS
6 3284 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3020 (28.41%) SQL
8 3018 (28.39%) Java
9 2956 (27.81%) jQuery
10 2454 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 2261 (21.27%) MVC
12 2227 (20.95%) Apache
13 1964 (18.47%) Oracle
14 1958 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 1926 (18.12%) OO
16 1719 (16.17%) Python
17 1716 (16.14%) HTML5
18 1522 (14.32%) TDD
19 1518 (14.28%) Windows
20 1496 (14.07%) Web Services
21 1491 (14.03%) Degree
22 1350 (12.70%) LAMP
23 1339 (12.60%) E-Commerce
24 1287 (12.11%) Spring
25 1278 (12.02%) .NET
26 1210 (11.38%) OOP
27 1194 (11.23%) XML
28 1189 (11.18%) CSS3
29 1162 (10.93%) Scrum
30 1161 (10.92%) Amazon AWS

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2227 (20.95%) Apache
2 1080 (10.16%) Tomcat
3 779 (7.33%) CMS
4 717 (6.74%) WordPress
5 565 (5.31%) Drupal
6 548 (5.15%) nginx
7 546 (5.14%) Node.js
8 378 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
9 359 (3.38%) JBoss
10 328 (3.09%) IIS
11 273 (2.57%) Apache Solr
12 217 (2.04%) OpenStack
13 208 (1.96%) SharePoint
14 166 (1.56%) Joomla!
15 151 (1.42%) WebSphere
15 151 (1.42%) WebLogic
16 132 (1.24%) Confluence
17 117 (1.10%) MS Exchange
18 84 (0.79%) GlassFish
19 74 (0.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 403 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 247 (2.32%) Photoshop
3 94 (0.88%) MS Office
4 71 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 67 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 39 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 26 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 24 (0.23%) MS Project
10 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.10%) InDesign
13 8 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.075%) Quicktime
13 8 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
14 4 (0.038%) Mathematica
15 3 (0.028%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.028%) ProjectWise
15 3 (0.028%) GIMP
15 3 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 464 (4.36%) Magento
2 45 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.10%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (0.10%) Shopify
5 9 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.085%) Odoo
6 8 (0.075%) Primavera
7 7 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.038%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.038%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.028%) Oracle Utilities
9 3 (0.028%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.028%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.019%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.019%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.019%) AWD
10 2 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.019%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1161 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (3.72%) SaaS
3 228 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 173 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 139 (1.31%) PaaS
6 135 (1.27%) IaaS
7 111 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 106 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 106 (1.00%) GitHub
9 59 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 51 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 42 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 42 (0.40%) Route 53
12 29 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 29 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (0.25%) Office 365
13 27 (0.25%) Google App Engine
14 26 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 590 (5.55%) DNS
2 468 (4.40%) Firewall
3 410 (3.86%) Internet
4 393 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 382 (3.59%) HTTP
6 309 (2.91%) SAN
7 282 (2.65%) VPN
8 190 (1.79%) LDAP
9 175 (1.65%) WAN
10 166 (1.56%) LAN
11 165 (1.55%) SMTP
12 158 (1.49%) SSL
13 147 (1.38%) DHCP
14 145 (1.36%) SSH
15 127 (1.19%) VLAN
16 116 (1.09%) Network Security
17 100 (0.94%) FTP
18 83 (0.78%) NAS
19 71 (0.67%) SNMP
19 71 (0.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1958 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1083 (10.19%) MongoDB
3 1061 (9.98%) Relational Database
4 1047 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
5 849 (7.99%) NoSQL
6 437 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 376 (3.54%) Big Data
8 327 (3.08%) Redis
9 235 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 227 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 227 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 187 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 171 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 168 (1.58%) DB2
14 165 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 138 (1.30%) Couchbase
16 135 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 120 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 86 (0.81%) MariaDB
19 83 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2454 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1134 (10.67%) Subversion
3 860 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 528 (4.97%) Maven
5 442 (4.16%) JIRA
6 407 (3.83%) JUnit
7 318 (2.99%) PHPUnit
8 315 (2.96%) Selenium
9 214 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 187 (1.76%) Ant
11 168 (1.58%) Grunt
12 164 (1.54%) Mockito
13 153 (1.44%) Hudson
14 148 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 144 (1.35%) Visual Studio
16 122 (1.15%) Mercurial
17 112 (1.05%) Cucumber
18 87 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 76 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
19 76 (0.71%) gulp
General
1 1057 (9.94%) Finance
2 780 (7.34%) Marketing
3 475 (4.47%) Retail
4 426 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 311 (2.93%) Games
6 205 (1.93%) Banking
7 192 (1.81%) Advertising
8 114 (1.07%) Back Office
9 113 (1.06%) Publishing
9 113 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 88 (0.83%) Electronics
11 76 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 70 (0.66%) Billing
13 66 (0.62%) Law
14 43 (0.40%) Legal
15 40 (0.38%) Automotive
16 34 (0.32%) Military
16 34 (0.32%) Front Office
17 30 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6697 (63.00%) Developer
2 2672 (25.13%) PHP Developer
3 1282 (12.06%) Web Developer
4 1260 (11.85%) Senior Developer
5 1183 (11.13%) Java Developer
6 774 (7.28%) Administrator
7 546 (5.14%) Software Engineer
8 542 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
9 518 (4.87%) PHP Web Developer
10 477 (4.49%) Senior PHP Developer
11 465 (4.37%) Junior
12 438 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 425 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 420 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
15 396 (3.72%) Junior Developer
16 362 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
17 338 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
18 333 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 320 (3.01%) Analyst
20 310 (2.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4940 (46.47%) HTML
2 4527 (42.58%) CSS
3 2956 (27.81%) jQuery
4 1716 (16.14%) HTML5
5 1496 (14.07%) Web Services
6 1350 (12.70%) LAMP
7 1287 (12.11%) Spring
8 1278 (12.02%) .NET
9 1194 (11.23%) XML
10 1189 (11.18%) CSS3
11 972 (9.14%) Symfony
12 905 (8.51%) REST
13 890 (8.37%) Ajax
14 844 (7.94%) AngularJS
15 800 (7.53%) Hibernate
16 769 (7.23%) J2EE
17 726 (6.83%) JSON
18 654 (6.15%) ASP.NET
19 630 (5.93%) Laravel
20 627 (5.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 860 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 666 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 504 (4.74%) User Experience
4 443 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 312 (2.93%) Replication
6 298 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 211 (1.98%) Clustering
8 180 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 155 (1.46%) Social Media
10 149 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 126 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 122 (1.15%) W3C
13 111 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 87 (0.82%) Data Structures
15 82 (0.77%) Visualisation
16 74 (0.70%) Digital Media
17 70 (0.66%) Statistics
18 66 (0.62%) iPad
19 63 (0.59%) Physics
20 56 (0.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4574 (43.03%) Linux
2 1518 (14.28%) Windows
3 973 (9.15%) UNIX
4 573 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 541 (5.09%) CentOS
6 467 (4.39%) Ubuntu
7 365 (3.43%) Apple iOS
8 355 (3.34%) Android
9 341 (3.21%) Debian
10 213 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 164 (1.54%) Solaris
12 129 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 101 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 80 (0.75%) AIX
15 75 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 55 (0.52%) Fedora
17 46 (0.43%) Windows 8
17 46 (0.43%) Windows 7
18 42 (0.40%) CoreOS
19 41 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3284 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2261 (21.27%) MVC
3 1926 (18.12%) OO
4 1522 (14.32%) TDD
5 1339 (12.60%) E-Commerce
6 1210 (11.38%) OOP
7 1162 (10.93%) Scrum
8 1108 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 1062 (9.99%) Web Development
10 1010 (9.50%) DevOps
11 878 (8.26%) Open Source
12 799 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
13 658 (6.19%) OO PHP
14 564 (5.31%) Unit Testing
15 530 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 523 (4.92%) BDD
17 502 (4.72%) Project Management
18 461 (4.34%) Configuration Management
19 427 (4.02%) SDLC
20 380 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5396 (50.76%) PHP
2 5058 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 3020 (28.41%) SQL
4 3018 (28.39%) Java
5 1719 (16.17%) Python
6 1119 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1104 (10.38%) C#
8 981 (9.23%) Perl
9 854 (8.03%) Bash Shell
10 788 (7.41%) PHP5
11 599 (5.63%) C++
12 378 (3.56%) C
13 334 (3.14%) Shell Script
14 318 (2.99%) T-SQL
15 277 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 252 (2.37%) Scala
17 156 (1.47%) PL/SQL
18 153 (1.44%) VB.NET
19 149 (1.40%) Groovy
20 101 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 1491 (14.03%) Degree
2 174 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 115 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 73 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 73 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (0.45%) CCNA
6 48 (0.45%) MCSE
6 48 (0.45%) MCITP
7 42 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 40 (0.38%) RHCE
9 39 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 34 (0.32%) CCNP
11 32 (0.30%) MCSA
11 32 (0.30%) PhD
12 30 (0.28%) OCP
12 30 (0.28%) Sun Certification
13 28 (0.26%) ISEB
14 22 (0.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (3.50%) QA
2 160 (1.51%) SLA
3 60 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 43 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.085%) WAI
7 6 (0.056%) FISMA
8 3 (0.028%) Section 508
8 3 (0.028%) TickIT
9 2 (0.019%) WCAG
9 2 (0.019%) GAMP
10 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.009%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 637 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 289 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 213 (2.00%) Varnish
4 179 (1.68%) Docker
5 160 (1.51%) KVM
6 142 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 115 (1.08%) NFS
8 110 (1.03%) iptables
9 96 (0.90%) Xen
10 93 (0.87%) vSphere
11 92 (0.87%) Samba
12 80 (0.75%) VMware ESX
13 79 (0.74%) XenServer
14 76 (0.71%) Postfix
15 60 (0.56%) VirtualBox
16 49 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
17 45 (0.42%) qmail
18 37 (0.35%) HDFS
19 35 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
20 33 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 978 (9.20%) Puppet
2 719 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 453 (4.26%) Nagios
4 272 (2.56%) Ansible
5 264 (2.48%) ZABBIX
6 184 (1.73%) Vagrant
7 142 (1.34%) logstash
8 110 (1.03%) Salt
9 96 (0.90%) HAProxy
10 92 (0.87%) Graphite
11 89 (0.84%) Cacti
12 74 (0.70%) Kibana
13 69 (0.65%) StatsD
14 60 (0.56%) Capistrano
15 53 (0.50%) Hyperic
16 51 (0.48%) Zenoss
17 39 (0.37%) SCCM
18 38 (0.36%) Ganglia
19 37 (0.35%) cPanel
20 35 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1964 (18.47%) Oracle
2 1031 (9.70%) Zend
3 867 (8.16%) VMware
4 826 (7.77%) Red Hat
5 799 (7.52%) Microsoft
6 463 (4.36%) Google
7 303 (2.85%) Cisco
8 237 (2.23%) Adobe
9 185 (1.74%) IBM
10 172 (1.62%) Citrix
11 162 (1.52%) Splunk
12 156 (1.47%) Sybase
13 152 (1.43%) HP
14 150 (1.41%) hybris
15 147 (1.38%) NetApp
16 142 (1.34%) Facebook
17 137 (1.29%) Twitter
18 130 (1.22%) New Relic
19 121 (1.14%) Rackspace
20 96 (0.90%) SAP
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