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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 47 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5654 6721 6174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.10% 5.57% 5.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.56% 17.69% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 5769 5499
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%

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
34150 38001 36247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.82% 31.47% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28917 32204 31320
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -6 5416 £42,000 +5.00% 873
London -8 2107 £52,000 +9.47% 314
South East +2 1290 £40,000 - 164
City of London +7 476 £50,000 +11.11% 98
South West -7 404 £36,000 +5.10% 62
East of England -3 371 £38,000 +1.33% 53
West Midlands +17 351 £32,500 -1.51% 54
North West -15 333 £34,500 -1.42% 95
Yorkshire -2 321 £37,500 +7.14% 67
Berkshire +11 282 £50,000 +21.95% 28
Surrey -1 258 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Hampshire -5 248 £37,500 +7.14% 23
East Midlands -7 216 £35,000 +16.66% 50
West Yorkshire -6 200 £40,000 +6.66% 46
Manchester -11 195 £35,000 +2.94% 41
Reading +26 154 £52,500 +19.31% 19
East Sussex -5 151 £37,500 - 15
Leeds -11 132 £40,000 +14.28% 32
Hertfordshire +2 124 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Brighton -3 124 £37,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire -7 110 £43,750 +16.66% 17
Oxfordshire -10 107 £32,500 -18.75% 34
Bristol -19 102 £36,500 +12.30% 15
Buckinghamshire +19 96 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Cambridge -9 96 £45,000 +18.42% 14
Birmingham +4 89 £27,500 -8.33% 17
Dorset -6 84 £35,000 +7.69% 10
West Sussex +18 80 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Scotland -11 76 £37,500 - 24
Nottinghamshire -17 75 £32,500 +14.03% 13

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5881 (52.43%) PHP
2 5294 (47.20%) HTML
3 5162 (46.02%) JavaScript
4 4871 (43.43%) Linux
5 4822 (42.99%) CSS
6 3231 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3185 (28.40%) jQuery
8 3093 (27.58%) SQL
9 2987 (26.63%) Java
10 2417 (21.55%) Apache
11 2359 (21.03%) Git (software)
12 2320 (20.68%) MVC
13 2272 (20.26%) SQL Server
14 2194 (19.56%) OO
15 1969 (17.56%) HTML5
16 1883 (16.79%) Oracle
17 1561 (13.92%) E-Commerce
18 1548 (13.80%) Web Services
19 1537 (13.70%) Windows
20 1511 (13.47%) LAMP
21 1492 (13.30%) Python
22 1427 (12.72%) OOP
23 1406 (12.54%) .NET
24 1380 (12.30%) Degree
25 1353 (12.06%) XML
26 1308 (11.66%) CSS3
27 1274 (11.36%) TDD
28 1215 (10.83%) Subversion
28 1215 (10.83%) UNIX
29 1192 (10.63%) Web Development

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2417 (21.55%) Apache
2 1132 (10.09%) Tomcat
3 904 (8.06%) CMS
4 798 (7.11%) WordPress
5 699 (6.23%) Drupal
6 535 (4.77%) IIS
7 530 (4.73%) nginx
8 442 (3.94%) JBoss
9 363 (3.24%) Node.js
10 306 (2.73%) Apache Solr
11 244 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
12 201 (1.79%) Joomla!
13 164 (1.46%) SharePoint
14 157 (1.40%) WebLogic
15 147 (1.31%) MS Exchange
16 145 (1.29%) WebSphere
17 143 (1.27%) OpenStack
18 128 (1.14%) Confluence
19 87 (0.78%) Moodle
20 85 (0.76%) concrete5
Applications
1 532 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 380 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 147 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 105 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 91 (0.81%) MS Office
6 55 (0.49%) Fireworks
7 31 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 24 (0.21%) InDesign
9 22 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 18 (0.16%) SPSS
11 15 (0.13%) MS Project
12 13 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 10 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
13 10 (0.089%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.062%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
16 5 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.027%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 572 (5.10%) Magento
2 79 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 49 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.17%) Shopify
6 13 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 12 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.080%) Zen Cart
9 8 (0.071%) ION MarketView
9 8 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.071%) Odoo
9 8 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.071%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.062%) MetaTrader
11 6 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.053%) Oracle Utilities
12 5 (0.045%) Fredhopper
13 3 (0.027%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.027%) CODA-Financials
13 3 (0.027%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1120 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
2 401 (3.58%) SaaS
3 246 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 155 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 152 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 119 (1.06%) GitHub
7 104 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 101 (0.90%) IaaS
9 89 (0.79%) PaaS
10 57 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 51 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 44 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 39 (0.35%) Google Apps
14 38 (0.34%) Route 53
15 37 (0.33%) Office 365
16 29 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
17 24 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 24 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
18 17 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 530 (4.73%) DNS
2 495 (4.41%) Internet
3 476 (4.24%) Firewall
4 473 (4.22%) HTTP
5 470 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 349 (3.11%) SAN
7 257 (2.29%) VPN
8 230 (2.05%) LDAP
9 174 (1.55%) LAN
10 170 (1.52%) SMTP
11 168 (1.50%) SSH
12 163 (1.45%) WAN
13 130 (1.16%) SSL
14 114 (1.02%) DHCP
15 103 (0.92%) VLAN
16 98 (0.87%) iSCSI
17 97 (0.86%) NAS
18 94 (0.84%) Network Security
19 85 (0.76%) SNMP
20 82 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2272 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 1095 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 1068 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1021 (9.10%) MongoDB
5 750 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 457 (4.07%) RDBMS
7 338 (3.01%) Big Data
8 327 (2.92%) Redis
9 255 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 254 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 213 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 199 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 197 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 180 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 179 (1.60%) DB2
16 174 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
17 153 (1.36%) MariaDB
18 140 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
19 100 (0.89%) Couchbase
20 97 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2359 (21.03%) Git (software)
2 1215 (10.83%) Subversion
3 677 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 492 (4.39%) JIRA
5 454 (4.05%) Maven
6 366 (3.26%) JUnit
7 349 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 265 (2.36%) PHPUnit
9 255 (2.27%) Selenium
10 238 (2.12%) Ant
11 193 (1.72%) Visual Studio
12 154 (1.37%) Hudson
13 125 (1.11%) Mercurial
14 106 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 100 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 91 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 90 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 84 (0.75%) Mockito
19 83 (0.74%) Jasmine
20 82 (0.73%) Behat
General
1 1024 (9.13%) Finance
2 961 (8.57%) Marketing
3 426 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 423 (3.77%) Retail
5 372 (3.32%) Games
6 331 (2.95%) Advertising
7 226 (2.01%) Publishing
8 206 (1.84%) Banking
9 94 (0.84%) Back Office
10 68 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 67 (0.60%) Automotive
12 63 (0.56%) Electronics
12 63 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 55 (0.49%) Legal
14 50 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 48 (0.43%) Billing
16 41 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 40 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (0.29%) Law
19 30 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7062 (62.96%) Developer
2 2877 (25.65%) PHP Developer
3 1433 (12.78%) Web Developer
4 1280 (11.41%) Senior Developer
5 1111 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 945 (8.43%) Administrator
7 655 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
8 532 (4.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 511 (4.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 489 (4.36%) Senior PHP Developer
11 451 (4.02%) Linux Administrator
12 437 (3.90%) Junior
13 435 (3.88%) Analyst
14 434 (3.87%) Software Engineer
15 400 (3.57%) DBA
16 399 (3.56%) Software Developer
17 389 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 382 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
19 355 (3.17%) Junior Developer
20 352 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5294 (47.20%) HTML
2 4822 (42.99%) CSS
3 3185 (28.40%) jQuery
4 1969 (17.56%) HTML5
5 1548 (13.80%) Web Services
6 1511 (13.47%) LAMP
7 1406 (12.54%) .NET
8 1353 (12.06%) XML
9 1308 (11.66%) CSS3
10 1171 (10.44%) Ajax
11 1164 (10.38%) Spring
12 965 (8.60%) Symfony
13 816 (7.28%) J2EE
14 806 (7.19%) Hibernate
15 791 (7.05%) JSON
16 666 (5.94%) REST
17 656 (5.85%) ASP.NET
18 630 (5.62%) AngularJS
19 612 (5.46%) SOAP
20 568 (5.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 913 (8.14%) Open Source
2 775 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 599 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 511 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 468 (4.17%) User Experience
6 301 (2.68%) Replication
7 262 (2.34%) Clustering
8 196 (1.75%) Social Media
9 179 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 152 (1.36%) W3C
11 143 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 136 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 123 (1.10%) Digital Media
14 98 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 86 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 85 (0.76%) iPad
17 84 (0.75%) Visualisation
18 81 (0.72%) Client/Server
19 67 (0.60%) iPhone
20 63 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4871 (43.43%) Linux
2 1537 (13.70%) Windows
3 1215 (10.83%) UNIX
4 654 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 568 (5.06%) CentOS
6 461 (4.11%) Ubuntu
7 404 (3.60%) Android
8 340 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 322 (2.87%) Debian
10 224 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 216 (1.93%) Solaris
12 119 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 93 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 79 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 72 (0.64%) Windows 7
16 52 (0.46%) Fedora
17 46 (0.41%) AIX
18 35 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 31 (0.28%) HPUX
20 27 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3231 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2320 (20.68%) MVC
3 2194 (19.56%) OO
4 1561 (13.92%) E-Commerce
5 1427 (12.72%) OOP
6 1274 (11.36%) TDD
7 1192 (10.63%) Web Development
8 1037 (9.25%) Scrum
9 987 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 940 (8.38%) DevOps
11 840 (7.49%) OO PHP
12 783 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 514 (4.58%) Mentoring
14 476 (4.24%) Unit Testing
15 442 (3.94%) Project Management
16 382 (3.41%) Configuration Management
17 379 (3.38%) BDD
18 372 (3.32%) Responsive Web Design
19 364 (3.25%) SEO
20 350 (3.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5881 (52.43%) PHP
2 5162 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 3093 (27.58%) SQL
4 2987 (26.63%) Java
5 1492 (13.30%) Python
6 1083 (9.66%) Perl
7 1079 (9.62%) C#
8 1067 (9.51%) Ruby
9 905 (8.07%) PHP5
10 832 (7.42%) Bash Shell
11 520 (4.64%) C++
12 378 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 286 (2.55%) PowerShell
14 285 (2.54%) C
15 239 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 191 (1.70%) VB.NET
17 143 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 133 (1.19%) Objective-C
19 123 (1.10%) Groovy
20 115 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 1380 (12.30%) Degree
2 109 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 83 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 53 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 53 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (0.37%) CCNA
6 42 (0.37%) RHCE
7 39 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (0.25%) MCSE
9 27 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 25 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 25 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 24 (0.21%) OCP
12 22 (0.20%) ISEB
13 21 (0.19%) MCSA
13 21 (0.19%) PhD
14 19 (0.17%) Sun Certification
14 19 (0.17%) MCTS
15 18 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (4.11%) QA
2 198 (1.77%) SLA
3 84 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 48 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.25%) WAI
7 24 (0.21%) FISMA
8 8 (0.071%) WCAG
9 6 (0.053%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.045%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.027%) COBIT
12 3 (0.027%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.018%) GCP
14 1 (0.009%) TickIT
System Software
1 556 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 179 (1.60%) Varnish
4 168 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 128 (1.14%) KVM
6 123 (1.10%) NFS
7 121 (1.08%) vSphere
8 110 (0.98%) Xen
9 92 (0.82%) Samba
10 88 (0.78%) XenServer
11 79 (0.70%) Docker
12 76 (0.68%) Postfix
13 75 (0.67%) iptables
14 74 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
14 74 (0.66%) VMware ESX
15 60 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
16 44 (0.39%) Squid
17 29 (0.26%) Sendmail
18 24 (0.21%) VirtualBox
18 24 (0.21%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 889 (7.93%) Puppet
2 688 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
3 500 (4.46%) Nagios
4 194 (1.73%) ZABBIX
5 170 (1.52%) Ansible
6 163 (1.45%) Vagrant
7 137 (1.22%) logstash
8 112 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 95 (0.85%) Cacti
10 80 (0.71%) Salt
10 80 (0.71%) Kibana
11 70 (0.62%) Graphite
12 67 (0.60%) Capistrano
13 64 (0.57%) Zenoss
14 58 (0.52%) StatsD
15 50 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
16 47 (0.42%) Data Guard
17 46 (0.41%) Plesk
18 43 (0.38%) Icinga
19 42 (0.37%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1883 (16.79%) Oracle
2 1125 (10.03%) Zend
3 897 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 891 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 828 (7.38%) VMware
6 391 (3.49%) Google
7 305 (2.72%) Adobe
8 283 (2.52%) Cisco
9 258 (2.30%) Facebook
10 191 (1.70%) hybris
11 186 (1.66%) Citrix
12 184 (1.64%) IBM
13 170 (1.52%) Twitter
14 169 (1.51%) HP
15 160 (1.43%) Sybase
16 146 (1.30%) SAP
17 105 (0.94%) NetApp
18 101 (0.90%) Splunk
19 100 (0.89%) New Relic
20 84 (0.75%) Rackspace
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East Sussex
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