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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 52 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4949 5612 6608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 5.06% 5.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.91% 15.53% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4353 4795 5751
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
29260 36148 38787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 32.59% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24924 30467 33314
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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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 -2 4754 £43,000 +1.17% 669
London -4 1784 £55,000 +4.76% 243
South East -1 1155 £40,000 - 122
West Midlands +14 411 £31,000 -11.42% 47
South West -2 326 £37,500 +4.16% 35
North West +1 324 £37,500 +7.14% 88
Yorkshire +11 288 £37,500 - 43
Hampshire +13 286 £37,500 -11.76% 35
East of England -10 254 £40,000 - 43
City of London -10 244 £55,000 +1.85% 61
Manchester +5 222 £39,500 +12.85% 50
Berkshire -3 209 £45,000 -2.70% 25
Surrey -4 195 £42,500 -5.55% 24
West Yorkshire -2 167 £40,000 +6.66% 29
East Midlands -9 166 £40,000 +6.66% 38
Birmingham +29 159 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Leeds +7 142 £40,000 - 23
Reading +10 141 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex 0 140 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Brighton -2 106 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Oxfordshire -22 90 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Basingstoke -6 89 £35,250 -21.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +16 88 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Warwickshire +17 86 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Gloucestershire +13 85 £42,500 -15.00% 8
West Sussex +9 82 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Bristol -5 72 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -18 72 £35,000 -17.64% 19
Scotland -44 68 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wales +23 64 £38,500 +18.46% 5

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4885 (48.29%) PHP
2 4697 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 4345 (42.95%) Linux
4 4249 (42.00%) HTML
5 3999 (39.53%) CSS
6 3318 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
7 2947 (29.13%) SQL
8 2822 (27.89%) Java
9 2652 (26.21%) jQuery
10 2323 (22.96%) Git (software)
11 2202 (21.77%) LAMP
12 2115 (20.91%) SQL Server
13 2092 (20.68%) Apache
14 2008 (19.85%) Web Development
15 1970 (19.47%) MVC
16 1963 (19.40%) Oracle
17 1806 (17.85%) OO
18 1713 (16.93%) Python
19 1509 (14.92%) HTML5
20 1497 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
21 1476 (14.59%) Degree
22 1462 (14.45%) TDD
23 1451 (14.34%) Web Services
24 1368 (13.52%) Scrum
25 1263 (12.48%) Windows
26 1247 (12.33%) OOP
27 1222 (12.08%) E-Commerce
28 1171 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
29 1141 (11.28%) DevOps
30 1122 (11.09%) XML

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 2092 (20.68%) Apache
2 804 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 501 (4.95%) CMS
4 483 (4.77%) nginx
5 481 (4.75%) WordPress
6 480 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
7 455 (4.50%) JBoss
8 413 (4.08%) Drupal
9 267 (2.64%) IIS
10 245 (2.42%) OpenStack
11 222 (2.19%) Apache Spark
12 216 (2.14%) WebSphere
13 199 (1.97%) WebLogic
14 167 (1.65%) Apache Solr
15 143 (1.41%) GlassFish
16 117 (1.16%) SharePoint
17 103 (1.02%) Confluence
18 92 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 89 (0.88%) WildFly
20 85 (0.84%) Jetty
Applications
1 407 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 219 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 93 (0.92%) MS Office
4 50 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 37 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 30 (0.30%) GIMP
7 21 (0.21%) Gliffy
7 21 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.11%) Mathematica
10 10 (0.099%) HipChat
11 9 (0.089%) SPSS
12 8 (0.079%) MS Visio
13 7 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.059%) S-PLUS
15 5 (0.049%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.040%) Weka
17 3 (0.030%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 398 (3.93%) Magento
2 38 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (0.27%) Shopify
5 25 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.12%) Eloqua
10 12 (0.12%) FastStats
10 12 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.12%) MultiFonds
10 12 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.12%) thinkFolio
11 9 (0.089%) OpenCart
11 9 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.089%) Unit4 Business World
12 8 (0.079%) SAP Business One
13 7 (0.069%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1497 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (3.47%) SaaS
3 302 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 284 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
5 230 (2.27%) GitHub
6 145 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 138 (1.36%) PaaS
8 132 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 124 (1.23%) IaaS
10 104 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 69 (0.68%) Office 365
12 62 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 57 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 53 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 50 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
16 49 (0.48%) Google Apps
16 49 (0.48%) Route 53
17 47 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 42 (0.42%) CloudFront
19 40 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 474 (4.69%) DNS
2 443 (4.38%) Firewall
3 382 (3.78%) HTTP
4 368 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 354 (3.50%) SAN
6 284 (2.81%) Internet
7 273 (2.70%) LDAP
8 165 (1.63%) SSL
9 146 (1.44%) NAS
10 136 (1.34%) VPN
11 128 (1.27%) WAN
12 127 (1.26%) LAN
13 125 (1.24%) SMTP
14 108 (1.07%) SSH
15 84 (0.83%) Intranet
16 80 (0.79%) DHCP
17 69 (0.68%) VoIP
18 67 (0.66%) VLAN
19 66 (0.65%) FTP
20 62 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2115 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 1171 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1081 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 1038 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 944 (9.33%) NoSQL
6 475 (4.70%) Big Data
7 466 (4.61%) Hadoop
8 462 (4.57%) Redis
9 438 (4.33%) RDBMS
10 377 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 230 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 199 (1.97%) DB2
13 168 (1.66%) MariaDB
14 161 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 155 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 147 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 145 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
18 130 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
19 128 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
20 118 (1.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2323 (22.96%) Git (software)
2 1049 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 799 (7.90%) Subversion
4 487 (4.81%) JIRA
5 478 (4.72%) JUnit
6 423 (4.18%) Maven
7 368 (3.64%) Selenium
8 290 (2.87%) PHPUnit
9 270 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 220 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 211 (2.09%) Hudson
12 172 (1.70%) Vagrant
13 170 (1.68%) Grunt
14 157 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 157 (1.55%) gulp
14 157 (1.55%) Visual Studio
15 154 (1.52%) TeamCity
16 152 (1.50%) Ant
17 147 (1.45%) RSpec
18 146 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 1114 (11.01%) Finance
2 770 (7.61%) Marketing
3 356 (3.52%) Retail
4 351 (3.47%) Games
4 351 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 304 (3.00%) Advertising
6 255 (2.52%) Banking
7 222 (2.19%) Publishing
8 136 (1.34%) Law
9 112 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 98 (0.97%) Billing
11 73 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 64 (0.63%) Electronics
13 62 (0.61%) Back Office
14 48 (0.47%) Legal
15 27 (0.27%) Automotive
16 23 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 19 (0.19%) Music Industry
18 18 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6337 (62.64%) Developer
2 2820 (27.87%) PHP Developer
3 1194 (11.80%) Senior Developer
4 1167 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 1023 (10.11%) Web Developer
6 698 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
7 646 (6.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 637 (6.30%) Administrator
9 616 (6.09%) PHP Web Developer
10 566 (5.59%) HTML Developer
11 543 (5.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 469 (4.64%) Senior PHP Developer
13 460 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
14 450 (4.45%) HTML CSS Developer
15 438 (4.33%) Junior
16 421 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 419 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
18 412 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
19 396 (3.91%) Software Developer
20 394 (3.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4249 (42.00%) HTML
2 3999 (39.53%) CSS
3 2652 (26.21%) jQuery
4 2202 (21.77%) LAMP
5 1509 (14.92%) HTML5
6 1451 (14.34%) Web Services
7 1122 (11.09%) XML
8 1083 (10.70%) .NET
9 1063 (10.51%) AngularJS
10 981 (9.70%) CSS3
11 966 (9.55%) Spring
12 810 (8.01%) Symfony
13 805 (7.96%) Ajax
14 744 (7.35%) Node.js
15 743 (7.34%) REST
16 727 (7.19%) JSON
17 696 (6.88%) Laravel
18 670 (6.62%) RESTful
19 581 (5.74%) Hibernate
20 497 (4.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 936 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 588 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 528 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 474 (4.69%) User Experience
5 287 (2.84%) Replication
6 268 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 264 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 231 (2.28%) Clustering
9 178 (1.76%) Fintech
10 168 (1.66%) iPad
11 143 (1.41%) Social Media
12 135 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 129 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 112 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 111 (1.10%) Digital Media
16 95 (0.94%) Visualisation
17 72 (0.71%) Data Structures
18 71 (0.70%) CMDB
18 71 (0.70%) N-Tier
19 64 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4345 (42.95%) Linux
2 1263 (12.48%) Windows
3 988 (9.77%) Unix
4 540 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 468 (4.63%) CentOS
6 445 (4.40%) Ubuntu
7 442 (4.37%) Windows Server
8 335 (3.31%) Android
9 315 (3.11%) Apple iOS
10 264 (2.61%) Debian
11 147 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 132 (1.30%) Solaris
13 85 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 50 (0.49%) AIX
16 39 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (0.25%) Windows 7
18 24 (0.24%) CoreOS
18 24 (0.24%) SUSE
19 20 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3318 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2008 (19.85%) Web Development
3 1970 (19.47%) MVC
4 1806 (17.85%) OO
5 1462 (14.45%) TDD
6 1368 (13.52%) Scrum
7 1247 (12.33%) OOP
8 1222 (12.08%) E-Commerce
9 1141 (11.28%) DevOps
10 1121 (11.08%) Software Engineering
11 975 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
12 831 (8.21%) Open Source
13 598 (5.91%) Front End Development
14 575 (5.68%) Unit Testing
15 553 (5.47%) BDD
16 551 (5.45%) OO PHP
17 546 (5.40%) Mentoring
18 475 (4.70%) SDLC
19 441 (4.36%) High Availability
20 401 (3.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4885 (48.29%) PHP
2 4697 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 2947 (29.13%) SQL
4 2822 (27.89%) Java
5 1713 (16.93%) Python
6 1068 (10.56%) Ruby
7 897 (8.87%) C#
8 849 (8.39%) Perl
9 699 (6.91%) Bash Shell
10 499 (4.93%) C++
11 403 (3.98%) PHP 5
12 375 (3.71%) Shell Script
13 321 (3.17%) T-SQL
14 294 (2.91%) C
15 266 (2.63%) Scala
16 259 (2.56%) PowerShell
17 198 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 147 (1.45%) VB.NET
19 138 (1.36%) Go
20 124 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 1476 (14.59%) Degree
2 143 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 102 (1.01%) ISEB
4 69 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (0.67%) RHCE
6 59 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 52 (0.51%) PMP
8 47 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 41 (0.41%) HND
10 39 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.34%) PhD
12 30 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (0.26%) MCSE
13 26 (0.26%) OCP
14 21 (0.21%) CCNA
14 21 (0.21%) CISSP
15 20 (0.20%) ISTQB
16 17 (0.17%) RHCSA
17 11 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (4.37%) QA
2 116 (1.15%) SLA
3 53 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.11%) HL7
8 8 (0.079%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.079%) WAI
9 6 (0.059%) DICOM
10 5 (0.049%) COBIT
11 3 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.030%) WCAG
12 2 (0.020%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.010%) SAS 70
System Software
1 474 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 398 (3.93%) Docker
3 241 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 149 (1.47%) NFS
5 143 (1.41%) Varnish
6 139 (1.37%) KVM
7 132 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 122 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
9 115 (1.14%) Xen
10 105 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 97 (0.96%) Hyper-V
12 61 (0.60%) Squid
13 59 (0.58%) VirtualBox
14 55 (0.54%) iptables
15 45 (0.44%) Postfix
16 43 (0.43%) HDFS
17 40 (0.40%) GlusterFS
18 37 (0.37%) VMware ESX
19 36 (0.36%) Firmware
20 34 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1105 (10.92%) Puppet
2 706 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 495 (4.89%) Ansible
4 402 (3.97%) Nagios
5 139 (1.37%) ZABBIX
6 136 (1.34%) Salt
7 107 (1.06%) HAProxy
8 102 (1.01%) logstash
9 89 (0.88%) Cacti
10 73 (0.72%) OpenAM
11 59 (0.58%) Graphite
12 54 (0.53%) SCVMM
13 43 (0.43%) Backup Exec
14 42 (0.42%) Kibana
15 36 (0.36%) Zenoss
16 34 (0.34%) CFEngine
17 32 (0.32%) Icinga
18 31 (0.31%) Grafana
19 28 (0.28%) NetBackup
19 28 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1963 (19.40%) Oracle
2 851 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 727 (7.19%) VMware
4 598 (5.91%) Zend
5 586 (5.79%) Red Hat
6 368 (3.64%) Google
7 318 (3.14%) Cisco
8 237 (2.34%) HP
9 175 (1.73%) IBM
10 152 (1.50%) Facebook
11 150 (1.48%) Adobe
12 146 (1.44%) Citrix
13 139 (1.37%) Twitter
14 131 (1.29%) Rackspace
15 124 (1.23%) EMC
16 116 (1.15%) Sun
17 110 (1.09%) NetApp
18 108 (1.07%) Sybase
19 106 (1.05%) Tableau
20 100 (0.99%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
blu digital
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum £20-40K pa depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, medical etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago