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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 40 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6402 6058 6378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.50% 5.70% 5.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.88% 18.06% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5488 5432 5782
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £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
35803 33543 36286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 31.54% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30210 28951 31934
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 £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 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 29 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
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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 -1 6142 £41,000 +2.50% 774
London 0 2760 £47,500 - 307
South East -3 1323 £40,000 +9.58% 151
City of London -17 526 £47,500 - 83
South West +5 403 £35,000 +7.69% 38
Yorkshire -8 401 £35,000 +7.69% 79
East of England -10 386 £40,000 - 54
North West -17 378 £32,500 - 82
Hampshire +6 326 £31,000 -13.88% 29
Surrey -12 271 £42,500 +13.33% 28
West Yorkshire +3 261 £36,000 +2.85% 55
Berkshire +3 244 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East Midlands +20 243 £32,500 +6.55% 31
Manchester -5 227 £32,500 - 53
West Midlands +9 222 £32,500 +4.83% 26
Leeds +4 190 £42,500 +21.42% 33
Cambridgeshire -11 155 £40,000 - 31
East Sussex -11 151 £37,500 +11.11% 17
Buckinghamshire +34 142 £40,000 +23.07% 25
Cambridge -8 133 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Brighton -11 133 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Bristol +14 132 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Hertfordshire +16 125 £40,350 +16.95% 12
Milton Keynes +30 110 £40,000 +33.33% 15
Nottinghamshire +18 105 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Oxfordshire -5 102 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Scotland -38 94 £35,000 -2.77% 24
Nottingham +13 93 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Southampton +6 91 £31,250 -18.30% 8
Fareham +3 85 £30,000 -7.69% 7

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 6878 (53.66%) PHP
2 6085 (47.47%) JavaScript
3 6024 (47.00%) HTML
4 5819 (45.40%) Linux
5 5517 (43.04%) CSS
6 3886 (30.32%) jQuery
7 3555 (27.73%) Java
8 3519 (27.45%) SQL
9 2937 (22.91%) Apache
10 2522 (19.68%) SQL Server
11 2506 (19.55%) MVC
12 2471 (19.28%) Git (software)
13 2379 (18.56%) OO
14 2214 (17.27%) Oracle
15 1995 (15.56%) LAMP
16 1951 (15.22%) E-Commerce
17 1934 (15.09%) HTML5
18 1909 (14.89%) Web Services
19 1893 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
20 1886 (14.71%) XML
21 1882 (14.68%) Degree
22 1845 (14.39%) Windows
23 1768 (13.79%) Python
24 1698 (13.25%) Subversion
25 1524 (11.89%) Web Development
26 1520 (11.86%) .NET
27 1484 (11.58%) UNIX
28 1447 (11.29%) Zend
29 1403 (10.95%) PHP5
30 1373 (10.71%) TDD

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2937 (22.91%) Apache
2 1297 (10.12%) Tomcat
3 876 (6.83%) CMS
4 865 (6.75%) WordPress
5 857 (6.69%) Drupal
6 661 (5.16%) IIS
7 563 (4.39%) nginx
8 464 (3.62%) Node.js
9 385 (3.00%) Apache Solr
10 254 (1.98%) WebLogic
11 244 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
12 186 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 168 (1.31%) SharePoint
14 161 (1.26%) Joomla!
14 161 (1.26%) OpenStack
15 116 (0.90%) MS Exchange
16 85 (0.66%) Confluence
17 82 (0.64%) Umbraco
18 79 (0.62%) Jetty
19 75 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 711 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 374 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 163 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 114 (0.89%) MS Office
5 53 (0.41%) MS Project
6 45 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 43 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 19 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.13%) FastStats
10 10 (0.078%) Mingle
11 7 (0.055%) GIMP
11 7 (0.055%) InDesign
12 6 (0.047%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.039%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.016%) Maya
16 1 (0.008%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.008%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 662 (5.16%) Magento
2 109 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 55 (0.43%) WebTrends
4 53 (0.41%) Shopify
5 34 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 29 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 20 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
11 11 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.086%) osCommerce
12 10 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (0.047%) SiteCatalyst
14 5 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
14 5 (0.039%) Summit
15 4 (0.031%) Compiere
15 4 (0.031%) Tridion
16 3 (0.023%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 695 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 555 (4.33%) SaaS
3 224 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 162 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 144 (1.12%) Amazon S3
6 120 (0.94%) IaaS
7 111 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 109 (0.85%) PaaS
9 81 (0.63%) GitHub
10 59 (0.46%) Joyent
11 49 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 46 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (0.33%) ElastiCache
13 42 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 35 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
15 30 (0.23%) Office 365
16 29 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
17 25 (0.20%) CloudFront
18 23 (0.18%) Route 53
19 20 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 649 (5.06%) HTTP
2 647 (5.05%) DNS
3 596 (4.65%) Internet
4 525 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 476 (3.71%) Firewall
6 406 (3.17%) SAN
7 251 (1.96%) LDAP
8 244 (1.90%) SSL
9 241 (1.88%) VPN
10 222 (1.73%) SSH
11 212 (1.65%) DHCP
12 156 (1.22%) SMTP
13 151 (1.18%) VoIP
14 143 (1.12%) WAN
15 140 (1.09%) LAN
16 131 (1.02%) Intranet
17 109 (0.85%) NAS
18 103 (0.80%) SNMP
19 101 (0.79%) Network Security
20 90 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2522 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 1273 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 1174 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1137 (8.87%) MongoDB
5 881 (6.87%) NoSQL
6 576 (4.49%) Big Data
7 573 (4.47%) RDBMS
8 501 (3.91%) Hadoop
9 444 (3.46%) Redis
10 348 (2.71%) Oracle Database
11 290 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 222 (1.73%) DB2
13 208 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 190 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 177 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 170 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 159 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
18 138 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
19 130 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 118 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2471 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 1698 (13.25%) Subversion
3 596 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 568 (4.43%) Maven
5 467 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 463 (3.61%) JIRA
7 430 (3.35%) Selenium
7 430 (3.35%) JUnit
8 301 (2.35%) Ant
9 285 (2.22%) PHPUnit
10 256 (2.00%) Hudson
11 216 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 178 (1.39%) Visual Studio
13 124 (0.97%) Mockito
14 122 (0.95%) Mercurial
15 107 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 100 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
17 96 (0.75%) TeamCity
18 89 (0.69%) Xcode
19 84 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 1169 (9.12%) Marketing
2 1000 (7.80%) Finance
3 487 (3.80%) Retail
4 411 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 377 (2.94%) Games
6 330 (2.57%) Advertising
7 274 (2.14%) Publishing
8 140 (1.09%) Back Office
9 139 (1.08%) Banking
10 118 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 77 (0.60%) Billing
12 61 (0.48%) Electronics
12 61 (0.48%) Front Office
13 55 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 52 (0.41%) Legal
15 44 (0.34%) Law
16 36 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 33 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 32 (0.25%) Music Industry
19 24 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7993 (62.36%) Developer
2 3329 (25.97%) PHP Developer
3 1755 (13.69%) Web Developer
4 1283 (10.01%) Senior Developer
5 1170 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 1013 (7.90%) Administrator
7 732 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 664 (5.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 627 (4.89%) PHP Web Developer
10 582 (4.54%) Senior PHP Developer
11 534 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
12 490 (3.82%) Analyst
13 482 (3.76%) DBA
14 465 (3.63%) Software Developer
15 445 (3.47%) Junior
16 435 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 385 (3.00%) Junior Developer
18 374 (2.92%) Software Engineer
19 364 (2.84%) Architect
20 344 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6024 (47.00%) HTML
2 5517 (43.04%) CSS
3 3886 (30.32%) jQuery
4 1995 (15.56%) LAMP
5 1934 (15.09%) HTML5
6 1909 (14.89%) Web Services
7 1886 (14.71%) XML
8 1520 (11.86%) .NET
9 1362 (10.63%) Ajax
10 1298 (10.13%) CSS3
11 1172 (9.14%) Spring
12 1004 (7.83%) Symfony
13 873 (6.81%) XHTML
14 850 (6.63%) Hibernate
15 813 (6.34%) J2EE
16 809 (6.31%) REST
17 786 (6.13%) SOAP
18 778 (6.07%) JSON
19 715 (5.58%) ASP.NET
20 594 (4.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1260 (9.83%) Open Source
2 1004 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 548 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 410 (3.20%) Social Media
5 393 (3.07%) Replication
6 339 (2.64%) Clustering
7 223 (1.74%) Digital Media
8 168 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 163 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 163 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 135 (1.05%) W3C
11 107 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 99 (0.77%) Statistics
13 98 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 96 (0.75%) BBC
15 85 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 82 (0.64%) RIA
17 80 (0.62%) iPad
18 76 (0.59%) iPhone
19 70 (0.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5819 (45.40%) Linux
2 1845 (14.39%) Windows
3 1484 (11.58%) UNIX
4 611 (4.77%) CentOS
5 597 (4.66%) Ubuntu
6 571 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 540 (4.21%) Apple iOS
8 535 (4.17%) Android
9 389 (3.03%) Debian
9 389 (3.03%) Solaris
10 292 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 139 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 120 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 118 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 108 (0.84%) Mac OS X
15 79 (0.62%) Fedora
16 58 (0.45%) AIX
16 58 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 50 (0.39%) HPUX
17 50 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2506 (19.55%) MVC
2 2379 (18.56%) OO
3 1951 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 1893 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1524 (11.89%) Web Development
6 1373 (10.71%) TDD
7 1320 (10.30%) OOP
8 1242 (9.69%) Scrum
9 984 (7.68%) Software Engineering
10 950 (7.41%) OO PHP
11 857 (6.69%) DevOps
12 798 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
13 597 (4.66%) Unit Testing
14 561 (4.38%) Project Management
15 528 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
16 511 (3.99%) BDD
17 444 (3.46%) Analytics
18 434 (3.39%) Configuration Management
19 428 (3.34%) Content Management
20 416 (3.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6878 (53.66%) PHP
2 6085 (47.47%) JavaScript
3 3555 (27.73%) Java
4 3519 (27.45%) SQL
5 1768 (13.79%) Python
6 1403 (10.95%) PHP5
7 1267 (9.88%) Perl
8 1168 (9.11%) Ruby
9 1059 (8.26%) C#
10 905 (7.06%) Bash Shell
11 496 (3.87%) C++
12 429 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 295 (2.30%) C
14 249 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 194 (1.51%) VB
16 182 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 166 (1.30%) Objective-C
18 158 (1.23%) PowerShell
19 143 (1.12%) Scala
20 134 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1882 (14.68%) Degree
2 161 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 126 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (0.68%) CCNA
6 83 (0.65%) ISEB
6 83 (0.65%) PhD
7 74 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 69 (0.54%) RHCE
9 63 (0.49%) MCSE
10 49 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 47 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 43 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 39 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (0.29%) MCSA
15 36 (0.28%) CISSP
16 33 (0.26%) CCNP
16 33 (0.26%) MCP
17 30 (0.23%) ISTQB
18 26 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 627 (4.89%) QA
2 157 (1.22%) SLA
3 105 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 91 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.27%) WAI
7 11 (0.086%) WCAG
8 5 (0.039%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.031%) COBIT
10 3 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.023%) HL7
10 3 (0.023%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.016%) TickIT
11 2 (0.016%) GLP
12 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.008%) GAMP
12 1 (0.008%) ISO 9002
12 1 (0.008%) BS7799
System Software
1 528 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 251 (1.96%) Varnish
4 223 (1.74%) KVM
5 169 (1.32%) Xen
6 165 (1.29%) vSphere
7 119 (0.93%) NFS
8 108 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 86 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 67 (0.52%) Postfix
11 66 (0.51%) Samba
12 64 (0.50%) XenServer
13 55 (0.43%) Snort
14 52 (0.41%) Squid
15 44 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
16 38 (0.30%) Sendmail
17 36 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
18 26 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
19 23 (0.18%) Shibboleth
19 23 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1026 (8.00%) Puppet
2 751 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 571 (4.45%) Nagios
4 185 (1.44%) ZABBIX
5 167 (1.30%) Cacti
6 112 (0.87%) Vagrant
7 106 (0.83%) Ansible
8 101 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 97 (0.76%) Salt
10 83 (0.65%) logstash
11 73 (0.57%) Opsview
12 65 (0.51%) Capistrano
13 64 (0.50%) StatsD
14 63 (0.49%) NetBackup
15 54 (0.42%) Kibana
16 52 (0.41%) Ganglia
17 51 (0.40%) Munin
17 51 (0.40%) SCCM
17 51 (0.40%) Plesk
18 46 (0.36%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2214 (17.27%) Oracle
2 1447 (11.29%) Zend
3 929 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 891 (6.95%) Red Hat
5 770 (6.01%) VMware
6 525 (4.10%) JBoss
7 440 (3.43%) Google
8 405 (3.16%) Cisco
9 358 (2.79%) Adobe
10 271 (2.11%) Facebook
11 249 (1.94%) Twitter
12 238 (1.86%) HP
13 184 (1.44%) Citrix
14 179 (1.40%) Rackspace
15 164 (1.28%) IBM
16 129 (1.01%) Sybase
17 127 (0.99%) Dell
18 115 (0.90%) SAP
19 111 (0.87%) hybris
20 105 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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