The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 42 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6385 6127 6374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.48% 5.65% 5.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.72% 18.09% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 5527 5776
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £35,000 £34,210
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.31%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36025 33874 36430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 31.25% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30780 29210 32096
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 6137 £41,000 +2.50% 774
London -4 2742 £47,500 -3.06% 311
South East -4 1266 £40,000 +7.09% 140
City of London -9 550 £47,500 -5.00% 84
South West +8 447 £35,000 +6.06% 62
Yorkshire +1 407 £35,000 +16.66% 66
East of England -9 405 £40,000 - 53
North West -9 369 £34,000 +4.61% 76
Hampshire +1 283 £31,250 -10.71% 35
West Yorkshire +4 274 £37,500 +17.18% 47
Surrey -13 256 £40,000 +6.66% 23
East Midlands +21 240 £32,500 +1.56% 39
Berkshire +2 231 £42,500 +6.25% 27
West Midlands +17 228 £32,500 +8.33% 23
Manchester -6 215 £34,000 +6.25% 46
Leeds +10 196 £42,500 +31.78% 31
Cambridgeshire -8 165 £40,000 -5.88% 24
East Sussex -11 147 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Bristol +13 146 £37,500 +10.29% 21
Hertfordshire +20 142 £42,500 +14.86% 17
Cambridge -8 142 £42,000 -6.66% 18
Brighton -14 130 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 121 £37,500 +15.38% 19
Nottinghamshire +17 103 £37,500 +17.18% 11
Oxfordshire -4 103 £45,000 +17.64% 17
Milton Keynes +22 99 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Nottingham +15 91 £40,000 +25.00% 10
Reading -3 88 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Scotland -43 88 £36,000 -4.00% 14
South Yorkshire 0 87 £32,500 +8.33% 7

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7047 (54.10%) PHP
2 6214 (47.70%) JavaScript
3 6185 (47.48%) HTML
4 5850 (44.91%) Linux
5 5650 (43.37%) CSS
6 3955 (30.36%) jQuery
7 3662 (28.11%) Java
8 3587 (27.54%) SQL
9 3003 (23.05%) Apache
10 2623 (20.14%) MVC
11 2534 (19.45%) SQL Server
12 2472 (18.98%) OO
13 2410 (18.50%) Git (software)
14 2327 (17.86%) Oracle
15 2012 (15.44%) E-Commerce
15 2012 (15.44%) HTML5
16 2002 (15.37%) LAMP
17 1914 (14.69%) Web Services
18 1912 (14.68%) Degree
19 1909 (14.65%) XML
20 1843 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
21 1842 (14.14%) Windows
22 1761 (13.52%) Python
23 1717 (13.18%) Subversion
24 1571 (12.06%) .NET
25 1564 (12.01%) Web Development
26 1518 (11.65%) UNIX
27 1482 (11.38%) Zend
28 1429 (10.97%) PHP5
29 1394 (10.70%) Ajax

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3003 (23.05%) Apache
2 1297 (9.96%) Tomcat
3 992 (7.61%) CMS
4 888 (6.82%) WordPress
5 882 (6.77%) Drupal
6 650 (4.99%) IIS
7 539 (4.14%) nginx
8 447 (3.43%) Node.js
9 354 (2.72%) Apache Solr
10 269 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 229 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
12 199 (1.53%) WebSphere
13 172 (1.32%) SharePoint
13 172 (1.32%) Joomla!
14 166 (1.27%) OpenStack
15 116 (0.89%) MS Exchange
16 96 (0.74%) Umbraco
17 80 (0.61%) Confluence
18 74 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
19 73 (0.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 723 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 417 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 189 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 132 (1.01%) MS Office
5 53 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 52 (0.40%) MS Project
7 48 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 30 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.12%) FastStats
11 10 (0.077%) Mingle
12 9 (0.069%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.054%) InDesign
14 6 (0.046%) Maya
14 6 (0.046%) GIMP
15 3 (0.023%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.008%) QuarkXPress
16 1 (0.008%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 712 (5.47%) Magento
2 114 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 59 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 46 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 41 (0.31%) Shopify
6 31 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 21 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 19 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 10 (0.077%) osCommerce
13 9 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (0.061%) Summit
15 6 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
15 6 (0.046%) SAP SRM
16 5 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
17 4 (0.031%) Compiere
17 4 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
17 4 (0.031%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 674 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 556 (4.27%) SaaS
3 238 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 150 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 141 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 116 (0.89%) IaaS
7 113 (0.87%) PaaS
8 100 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 89 (0.68%) GitHub
10 64 (0.49%) Joyent
11 48 (0.37%) Google Apps
12 43 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
13 40 (0.31%) ElastiCache
14 30 (0.23%) Office 365
15 29 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
16 28 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
17 27 (0.21%) CloudFront
17 27 (0.21%) Google App Engine
18 17 (0.13%) Route 53
19 15 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 641 (4.92%) HTTP
2 613 (4.71%) DNS
3 592 (4.54%) Internet
4 471 (3.62%) Firewall
5 468 (3.59%) TCP/IP
6 401 (3.08%) SAN
7 254 (1.95%) VPN
8 221 (1.70%) LDAP
9 219 (1.68%) SSL
10 213 (1.64%) DHCP
11 194 (1.49%) SSH
12 147 (1.13%) SMTP
13 137 (1.05%) VoIP
14 134 (1.03%) LAN
15 133 (1.02%) WAN
16 129 (0.99%) Intranet
17 105 (0.81%) VLAN
18 104 (0.80%) NAS
19 98 (0.75%) SNMP
20 96 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2534 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 1255 (9.63%) Relational Database
3 1160 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1118 (8.58%) MongoDB
5 871 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 576 (4.42%) Big Data
7 572 (4.39%) RDBMS
8 493 (3.78%) Hadoop
9 436 (3.35%) Redis
10 379 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 292 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 227 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 226 (1.73%) DB2
14 203 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 187 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 168 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 168 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 141 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 123 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 113 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2410 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 1717 (13.18%) Subversion
3 583 (4.48%) Maven
4 561 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 470 (3.61%) Eclipse
6 461 (3.54%) JIRA
7 422 (3.24%) JUnit
8 388 (2.98%) Selenium
9 322 (2.47%) Ant
10 286 (2.20%) PHPUnit
11 242 (1.86%) Hudson
12 220 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 187 (1.44%) Visual Studio
14 118 (0.91%) Mercurial
15 105 (0.81%) Mockito
16 103 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
17 94 (0.72%) RSpec
18 93 (0.71%) TeamCity
18 93 (0.71%) Xcode
19 85 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1203 (9.23%) Marketing
2 982 (7.54%) Finance
3 482 (3.70%) Retail
4 421 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 410 (3.15%) Games
6 338 (2.59%) Advertising
7 265 (2.03%) Publishing
8 175 (1.34%) Back Office
9 145 (1.11%) Banking
10 121 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 91 (0.70%) Billing
12 59 (0.45%) Front Office
12 59 (0.45%) Electronics
12 59 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 54 (0.41%) Legal
14 39 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 34 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.25%) Law
17 27 (0.21%) French Language
17 27 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8178 (62.78%) Developer
2 3442 (26.42%) PHP Developer
3 1766 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 1291 (9.91%) Senior Developer
5 1211 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 980 (7.52%) Administrator
7 733 (5.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 701 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 635 (4.87%) PHP Web Developer
10 576 (4.42%) Senior PHP Developer
11 529 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
12 505 (3.88%) Software Developer
13 496 (3.81%) Analyst
14 492 (3.78%) DBA
15 479 (3.68%) Junior
16 431 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 420 (3.22%) Junior Developer
18 389 (2.99%) Architect
19 388 (2.98%) Software Engineer
20 359 (2.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6185 (47.48%) HTML
2 5650 (43.37%) CSS
3 3955 (30.36%) jQuery
4 2012 (15.44%) HTML5
5 2002 (15.37%) LAMP
6 1914 (14.69%) Web Services
7 1909 (14.65%) XML
8 1571 (12.06%) .NET
9 1394 (10.70%) Ajax
10 1352 (10.38%) CSS3
11 1229 (9.43%) Spring
12 1051 (8.07%) Symfony
13 905 (6.95%) XHTML
14 893 (6.85%) Hibernate
15 838 (6.43%) J2EE
16 830 (6.37%) REST
17 796 (6.11%) SOAP
18 776 (5.96%) JSON
19 710 (5.45%) ASP.NET
20 592 (4.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1276 (9.80%) Open Source
2 1046 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 569 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 414 (3.18%) Social Media
5 405 (3.11%) Replication
6 341 (2.62%) Clustering
7 230 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 180 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 170 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 168 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 159 (1.22%) W3C
12 115 (0.88%) Statistics
13 112 (0.86%) Visualisation
14 94 (0.72%) BBC
15 89 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 82 (0.63%) NHS
17 80 (0.61%) Client/Server
17 80 (0.61%) iPhone
18 79 (0.61%) RIA
19 77 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5850 (44.91%) Linux
2 1842 (14.14%) Windows
3 1518 (11.65%) UNIX
4 624 (4.79%) CentOS
5 592 (4.54%) Ubuntu
6 576 (4.42%) Apple iOS
7 561 (4.31%) Android
8 535 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 390 (2.99%) Solaris
10 379 (2.91%) Debian
11 282 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 133 (1.02%) Windows 7
13 119 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 116 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 116 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 76 (0.58%) Fedora
16 69 (0.53%) HPUX
17 59 (0.45%) Windows 8
18 54 (0.41%) AIX
19 48 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2623 (20.14%) MVC
2 2472 (18.98%) OO
3 2012 (15.44%) E-Commerce
4 1843 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 1564 (12.01%) Web Development
6 1384 (10.62%) TDD
7 1359 (10.43%) OOP
8 1216 (9.33%) Scrum
9 996 (7.65%) Software Engineering
10 956 (7.34%) OO PHP
11 812 (6.23%) DevOps
12 748 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
13 607 (4.66%) Unit Testing
14 572 (4.39%) Project Management
15 497 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
16 491 (3.77%) BDD
17 484 (3.72%) Content Management
18 475 (3.65%) Analytics
19 443 (3.40%) Configuration Management
20 420 (3.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7047 (54.10%) PHP
2 6214 (47.70%) JavaScript
3 3662 (28.11%) Java
4 3587 (27.54%) SQL
5 1761 (13.52%) Python
6 1429 (10.97%) PHP5
7 1281 (9.83%) Perl
8 1126 (8.64%) Ruby
9 1094 (8.40%) C#
10 856 (6.57%) Bash Shell
11 537 (4.12%) C++
12 404 (3.10%) Shell Script
13 311 (2.39%) C
14 228 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 191 (1.47%) VB
16 173 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 172 (1.32%) Objective-C
18 164 (1.26%) Scala
19 152 (1.17%) PowerShell
20 141 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1912 (14.68%) Degree
2 172 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 131 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (0.66%) CCNA
6 85 (0.65%) PhD
7 83 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 82 (0.63%) ISEB
9 76 (0.58%) RHCE
10 59 (0.45%) MCSE
11 55 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 48 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.31%) MCSA
13 40 (0.31%) CCNP
14 39 (0.30%) MCP
15 38 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 36 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 31 (0.24%) ISTQB
17 31 (0.24%) CISSP
18 30 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 662 (5.08%) QA
2 154 (1.18%) SLA
3 105 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 91 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.31%) WAI
6 32 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.069%) WCAG
8 7 (0.054%) COBIT
8 7 (0.054%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.031%) HL7
10 3 (0.023%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.023%) TickIT
11 2 (0.015%) ISO 9002
12 1 (0.008%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.008%) BS7799
12 1 (0.008%) BS15000
12 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.008%) GAMP
System Software
1 466 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 276 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 252 (1.93%) Varnish
4 214 (1.64%) KVM
5 173 (1.33%) vSphere
6 162 (1.24%) Xen
7 108 (0.83%) NFS
8 94 (0.72%) Hyper-V
9 86 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 61 (0.47%) Postfix
11 60 (0.46%) XenServer
12 52 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
12 52 (0.40%) Samba
13 46 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 45 (0.35%) Squid
15 39 (0.30%) Snort
16 34 (0.26%) Sendmail
17 31 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
18 29 (0.22%) XenApp
19 19 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 986 (7.57%) Puppet
2 734 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 537 (4.12%) Nagios
4 173 (1.33%) ZABBIX
5 145 (1.11%) Cacti
6 127 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 104 (0.80%) HAProxy
8 102 (0.78%) Ansible
9 98 (0.75%) Salt
10 77 (0.59%) logstash
11 72 (0.55%) Opsview
12 70 (0.54%) NetBackup
12 70 (0.54%) Capistrano
13 63 (0.48%) StatsD
14 54 (0.41%) Ganglia
15 48 (0.37%) Plesk
16 43 (0.33%) CFEngine
16 43 (0.33%) Munin
16 43 (0.33%) Kibana
17 42 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2327 (17.86%) Oracle
2 1482 (11.38%) Zend
3 936 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 901 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 724 (5.56%) VMware
6 555 (4.26%) JBoss
7 450 (3.45%) Google
8 408 (3.13%) Cisco
9 392 (3.01%) Adobe
10 285 (2.19%) Facebook
11 249 (1.91%) Twitter
12 234 (1.80%) HP
13 205 (1.57%) Citrix
14 190 (1.46%) Rackspace
15 156 (1.20%) IBM
16 128 (0.98%) SAP
16 128 (0.98%) Sybase
17 112 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
18 111 (0.85%) Dell
19 110 (0.84%) hybris
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