The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 54 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4681 5099 6263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.89% 4.71% 5.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.51% 15.29% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4086 4309 5397
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
28347 33351 35818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 30.81% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 28211 30072
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 4459 £45,000 +5.88% 690
London -1 1652 £55,000 +4.76% 189
South East +6 1045 £42,500 +6.25% 140
North West +14 454 £37,500 - 89
West Midlands +20 356 £35,500 +9.23% 55
Manchester +11 301 £37,500 - 64
Hampshire +14 300 £40,000 +3.89% 42
South West -6 271 £40,000 +6.66% 54
Yorkshire -14 264 £35,000 -12.50% 70
City of London -4 219 £55,000 +4.76% 49
East of England -8 208 £43,000 -4.44% 48
Berkshire -9 192 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Birmingham +39 176 £38,500 +28.33% 18
East Midlands -2 163 £39,750 +8.90% 33
West Yorkshire -31 138 £37,500 -10.44% 47
Surrey -19 137 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Leeds -27 112 £37,500 -11.76% 34
Buckinghamshire +5 101 £37,500 - 11
East Sussex +4 100 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Reading -21 92 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Scotland +3 88 £37,750 +7.85% 22
Gloucestershire 0 82 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Oxfordshire -1 81 £44,500 +24.47% 18
Southampton +29 79 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Brighton -1 75 £45,000 +14.64% 11
West Sussex +19 74 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +11 72 £39,000 +11.42% 10
Cambridgeshire -1 70 £43,000 -7.02% 17
Warwickshire -2 69 £32,500 - 7
Cambridge +8 65 £44,000 -7.36% 11

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4619 (48.20%) PHP
2 4480 (46.75%) JavaScript
3 4088 (42.66%) HTML
4 3923 (40.94%) Linux
5 3833 (40.00%) CSS
6 3045 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
7 2790 (29.11%) SQL
8 2557 (26.68%) jQuery
9 2533 (26.43%) Java
10 2223 (23.20%) Git (software)
11 2071 (21.61%) SQL Server
12 1868 (19.49%) LAMP
13 1841 (19.21%) Apache
14 1781 (18.58%) MVC
15 1770 (18.47%) Web Development
16 1705 (17.79%) Oracle
17 1654 (17.26%) Python
18 1571 (16.39%) OO
19 1450 (15.13%) HTML5
20 1372 (14.32%) TDD
21 1346 (14.05%) Scrum
22 1342 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
23 1284 (13.40%) Web Services
24 1260 (13.15%) AngularJS
25 1234 (12.88%) MongoDB
26 1201 (12.53%) Degree
27 1128 (11.77%) Windows
28 1124 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
29 1092 (11.40%) DevOps
30 1082 (11.29%) E-Commerce

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1841 (19.21%) Apache
2 704 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 513 (5.35%) WordPress
4 458 (4.78%) nginx
5 439 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 431 (4.50%) JBoss
7 422 (4.40%) CMS
8 390 (4.07%) Drupal
9 232 (2.42%) WebSphere
10 230 (2.40%) IIS
11 224 (2.34%) WebLogic
12 222 (2.32%) Apache Spark
13 169 (1.76%) OpenStack
14 160 (1.67%) Apache Solr
15 116 (1.21%) Confluence
15 116 (1.21%) SharePoint
16 101 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 91 (0.95%) Jetty
18 84 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
19 71 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 407 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 152 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 86 (0.90%) MS Office
4 48 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 47 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.16%) SPSS
8 13 (0.14%) InDesign
9 10 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.083%) Gliffy
10 8 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.063%) HipChat
11 6 (0.063%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.031%) Weka
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.010%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.010%) InVision
14 1 (0.010%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 384 (4.01%) Magento
2 47 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (0.40%) Shopify
4 34 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 23 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 20 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.13%) OpenCart
9 9 (0.094%) Eloqua
10 8 (0.083%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.083%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.073%) Adobe Campaign
11 7 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.063%) PeopleSoft CRM
12 6 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.052%) FastStats
13 5 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.042%) Apache OFBiz
15 3 (0.031%) osCommerce
15 3 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1342 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (3.32%) SaaS
3 315 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 267 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 208 (2.17%) GitHub
6 143 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 143 (1.49%) PaaS
7 116 (1.21%) IaaS
8 112 (1.17%) Amazon S3
9 100 (1.04%) Office 365
10 74 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 47 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 46 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (0.43%) Google Analytics
14 40 (0.42%) Google Apps
15 39 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 36 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 36 (0.38%) Heroku
17 35 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 35 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 397 (4.14%) Firewall
2 369 (3.85%) DNS
3 361 (3.77%) HTTP
4 335 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 310 (3.23%) Internet
6 281 (2.93%) SAN
7 248 (2.59%) LDAP
8 132 (1.38%) SSL
9 125 (1.30%) NAS
10 123 (1.28%) VPN
11 107 (1.12%) SSH
12 99 (1.03%) WAN
13 96 (1.00%) SMTP
14 93 (0.97%) Intranet
14 93 (0.97%) LAN
15 74 (0.77%) FTP
16 73 (0.76%) VoIP
17 65 (0.68%) DHCP
18 58 (0.61%) VLAN
19 54 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2071 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 1234 (12.88%) MongoDB
3 1124 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
4 1058 (11.04%) Relational Database
5 961 (10.03%) NoSQL
6 476 (4.97%) Big Data
7 444 (4.63%) RDBMS
7 444 (4.63%) Redis
8 393 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 366 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 268 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 208 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 165 (1.72%) MariaDB
13 158 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 157 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 139 (1.45%) DB2
16 136 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 133 (1.39%) Oracle Database
18 111 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 107 (1.12%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2223 (23.20%) Git (software)
2 975 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 760 (7.93%) Subversion
4 476 (4.97%) JIRA
5 424 (4.42%) Maven
6 334 (3.49%) JUnit
7 295 (3.08%) Selenium
8 253 (2.64%) PHPUnit
9 246 (2.57%) Cucumber
10 207 (2.16%) Vagrant
11 191 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 186 (1.94%) Eclipse
13 154 (1.61%) Visual Studio
14 145 (1.51%) Mockito
15 144 (1.50%) Grunt
16 134 (1.40%) Gradle
16 134 (1.40%) TeamCity
17 133 (1.39%) gulp
18 127 (1.33%) Hudson
19 106 (1.11%) RSpec
General
1 990 (10.33%) Finance
2 636 (6.64%) Marketing
3 352 (3.67%) Retail
4 319 (3.33%) Games
5 293 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 255 (2.66%) Banking
7 228 (2.38%) Advertising
8 190 (1.98%) Publishing
9 165 (1.72%) Law
10 120 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 79 (0.82%) Back Office
12 69 (0.72%) Billing
13 68 (0.71%) Legal
14 61 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 54 (0.56%) Electronics
16 36 (0.38%) Automotive
16 36 (0.38%) French Language
17 35 (0.37%) Front Office
18 32 (0.33%) Music Industry
19 20 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6058 (63.22%) Developer
2 2723 (28.41%) PHP Developer
3 1114 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 1037 (10.82%) Java Developer
5 831 (8.67%) Web Developer
6 705 (7.36%) MySQL Developer
7 613 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 558 (5.82%) HTML Developer
9 551 (5.75%) Administrator
10 513 (5.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 509 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
12 464 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
13 449 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
14 435 (4.54%) Senior PHP Developer
15 421 (4.39%) Software Developer
16 405 (4.23%) Junior
17 404 (4.22%) Software Engineer
18 379 (3.95%) Analyst
19 360 (3.76%) .NET Developer
19 360 (3.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4088 (42.66%) HTML
2 3833 (40.00%) CSS
3 2557 (26.68%) jQuery
4 1868 (19.49%) LAMP
5 1450 (15.13%) HTML5
6 1284 (13.40%) Web Services
7 1260 (13.15%) AngularJS
8 948 (9.89%) XML
9 934 (9.75%) .NET
10 892 (9.31%) CSS3
11 885 (9.24%) Node.js
12 869 (9.07%) Spring
13 770 (8.04%) Laravel
14 760 (7.93%) REST
15 738 (7.70%) Ajax
16 737 (7.69%) Symfony
17 679 (7.09%) JSON
18 567 (5.92%) RESTful
19 534 (5.57%) Hibernate
20 454 (4.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 856 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 554 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 475 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 466 (4.86%) User Experience
5 283 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 208 (2.17%) Replication
7 205 (2.14%) Fintech
8 192 (2.00%) Clustering
9 180 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 155 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 144 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 137 (1.43%) iPad
13 133 (1.39%) Social Media
14 118 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 90 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 86 (0.90%) Data Integration
17 83 (0.87%) Digital Media
18 80 (0.83%) Statistics
19 75 (0.78%) CMDB
20 74 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3923 (40.94%) Linux
2 1128 (11.77%) Windows
3 858 (8.95%) Unix
4 414 (4.32%) CentOS
5 382 (3.99%) Ubuntu
6 372 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 360 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 246 (2.57%) Android
9 227 (2.37%) Apple iOS
10 184 (1.92%) Debian
11 135 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 122 (1.27%) Solaris
13 79 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 62 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 29 (0.30%) AIX
16 29 (0.30%) Fedora
16 29 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (0.25%) CoreOS
18 23 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3045 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1781 (18.58%) MVC
3 1770 (18.47%) Web Development
4 1571 (16.39%) OO
5 1372 (14.32%) TDD
6 1346 (14.05%) Scrum
7 1092 (11.40%) DevOps
8 1082 (11.29%) E-Commerce
9 1024 (10.69%) OOP
10 997 (10.40%) Software Engineering
11 954 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
12 661 (6.90%) Open Source
13 574 (5.99%) Front End Development
14 558 (5.82%) BDD
15 537 (5.60%) Mentoring
16 533 (5.56%) OO PHP
17 528 (5.51%) Unit Testing
18 427 (4.46%) SDLC
19 410 (4.28%) Kanban
20 409 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4619 (48.20%) PHP
2 4480 (46.75%) JavaScript
3 2790 (29.11%) SQL
4 2533 (26.43%) Java
5 1654 (17.26%) Python
6 954 (9.96%) Ruby
7 852 (8.89%) C#
8 762 (7.95%) Perl
9 681 (7.11%) Bash Shell
10 440 (4.59%) C++
11 333 (3.47%) Scala
12 316 (3.30%) T-SQL
13 309 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 298 (3.11%) PHP 5
15 283 (2.95%) C
16 262 (2.73%) PowerShell
17 158 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 156 (1.63%) VB.NET
19 123 (1.28%) Go
20 112 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1201 (12.53%) Degree
2 172 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 118 (1.23%) ISEB
4 96 (1.00%) RHCE
5 71 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 64 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 56 (0.58%) PMP
9 48 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 48 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 47 (0.49%) RHCSA
11 44 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (0.40%) PhD
14 29 (0.30%) CISSP
15 26 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
16 25 (0.26%) CCNP
17 23 (0.24%) MCSE
18 22 (0.23%) OCP
19 18 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 486 (5.07%) QA
2 76 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 73 (0.76%) SLA
4 50 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 47 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.18%) WAI
7 10 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.083%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.073%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.042%) WCAG
11 3 (0.031%) GCP
11 3 (0.031%) HL7
11 3 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.021%) COBIT
13 1 (0.010%) EMIR
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.010%) MiFID
13 1 (0.010%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 479 (5.00%) Docker
2 456 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (2.39%) Active Directory
4 137 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 134 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 129 (1.35%) Varnish
7 116 (1.21%) NFS
8 112 (1.17%) KVM
9 110 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 81 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 75 (0.78%) Xen
12 61 (0.64%) VMware ESX
13 52 (0.54%) iptables
14 49 (0.51%) Postfix
15 48 (0.50%) HDFS
16 47 (0.49%) vSphere
17 45 (0.47%) GlusterFS
18 41 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
19 39 (0.41%) Samba
20 31 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 983 (10.26%) Puppet
2 687 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
3 556 (5.80%) Ansible
4 313 (3.27%) Nagios
5 145 (1.51%) Salt
6 99 (1.03%) HAProxy
7 91 (0.95%) logstash
8 81 (0.85%) ZABBIX
9 71 (0.74%) OpenAM
10 66 (0.69%) Cacti
11 56 (0.58%) SCVMM
12 50 (0.52%) Kibana
13 41 (0.43%) Backup Exec
14 38 (0.40%) Graphite
15 37 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
16 34 (0.35%) NetBackup
17 32 (0.33%) Kubernetes
18 30 (0.31%) Ganglia
18 30 (0.31%) Icinga
19 27 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1705 (17.79%) Oracle
2 749 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 715 (7.46%) VMware
4 573 (5.98%) Zend
5 521 (5.44%) Red Hat
6 293 (3.06%) Cisco
7 264 (2.75%) Google
8 183 (1.91%) HP
9 157 (1.64%) Rackspace
10 128 (1.34%) IBM
11 127 (1.33%) Adobe
12 122 (1.27%) Tableau
13 115 (1.20%) EMC
14 109 (1.14%) Sun
15 107 (1.12%) Citrix
15 107 (1.12%) Facebook
16 93 (0.97%) NetApp
16 93 (0.97%) Sybase
17 86 (0.90%) Twitter
18 85 (0.89%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 46 minutes ago
East Riding
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45K + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago