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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 40 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6292 6038 6257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.51% 5.74% 5.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.04% 18.17% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5415 5391 5678
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,400 £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
34873 33222 35981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.52% 31.60% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29352 28728 31666
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 6038 £40,000 - 829
London +3 2702 £50,000 +5.26% 318
South East -2 1319 £40,000 +6.66% 150
City of London -12 517 £47,500 +2.15% 90
Yorkshire -9 401 £33,500 -4.28% 91
North West -15 385 £32,500 - 79
East of England -18 372 £40,000 +6.66% 57
South West -1 366 £34,000 +4.61% 53
Hampshire +5 321 £30,000 -16.66% 39
Surrey -8 274 £42,500 +6.25% 24
West Yorkshire -6 265 £35,000 - 59
East Midlands +19 250 £32,500 +6.55% 26
Berkshire -5 237 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Manchester -3 227 £32,500 +4.83% 50
West Midlands +5 224 £32,500 +4.83% 44
Leeds -10 190 £42,500 +21.42% 37
Buckinghamshire +48 155 £40,000 +23.07% 16
East Sussex -6 147 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Cambridgeshire -8 137 £40,000 - 28
Brighton -11 124 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hertfordshire +9 123 £40,000 +15.94% 18
Milton Keynes +36 121 £40,000 +60.00% 10
Bristol +8 121 £37,500 +15.38% 19
Cambridge -5 120 £41,500 +3.75% 21
Oxfordshire -3 115 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Nottinghamshire +18 104 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland -36 94 £35,000 -2.77% 16
Nottingham +11 91 £35,000 +15.58% 2
Cheshire -29 86 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Southampton -2 85 £31,250 -19.87% 6

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6810 (53.05%) PHP
2 5998 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 5953 (46.38%) HTML
4 5873 (45.75%) Linux
5 5469 (42.61%) CSS
6 3834 (29.87%) jQuery
7 3536 (27.55%) SQL
8 3509 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3507 (27.32%) Java
10 2959 (23.05%) Apache
11 2576 (20.07%) SQL Server
12 2516 (19.60%) Git (software)
13 2500 (19.48%) MVC
14 2357 (18.36%) OO
15 2237 (17.43%) Oracle
16 2022 (15.75%) LAMP
17 1955 (15.23%) HTML5
18 1946 (15.16%) E-Commerce
19 1908 (14.86%) Degree
20 1901 (14.81%) XML
21 1888 (14.71%) Web Services
22 1863 (14.51%) Windows
23 1764 (13.74%) Python
24 1703 (13.27%) Subversion
25 1501 (11.69%) .NET
26 1496 (11.65%) Web Development
27 1462 (11.39%) UNIX
28 1458 (11.36%) Zend
29 1421 (11.07%) PHP5
30 1390 (10.83%) TDD

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2959 (23.05%) Apache
2 1314 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 856 (6.67%) CMS
4 853 (6.65%) WordPress
5 836 (6.51%) Drupal
6 674 (5.25%) IIS
7 576 (4.49%) nginx
8 447 (3.48%) Node.js
9 381 (2.97%) Apache Solr
10 260 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 252 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 183 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 172 (1.34%) SharePoint
14 162 (1.26%) OpenStack
15 161 (1.25%) Joomla!
16 118 (0.92%) MS Exchange
17 96 (0.75%) Confluence
18 86 (0.67%) Jetty
19 84 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
20 83 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 715 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 357 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 153 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 112 (0.87%) MS Office
5 55 (0.43%) MS Project
6 42 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 18 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (0.12%) FastStats
11 9 (0.070%) PowerPivot
12 8 (0.062%) InDesign
12 8 (0.062%) Mingle
13 7 (0.055%) GIMP
14 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.016%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.008%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 639 (4.98%) Magento
2 98 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 57 (0.44%) Shopify
4 52 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 32 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 28 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 27 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
9 12 (0.093%) osCommerce
10 11 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.055%) Tridion
13 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (0.047%) SiteCatalyst
14 5 (0.039%) Summit
15 4 (0.031%) Compiere
16 3 (0.023%) Towers Watson Igloo
16 3 (0.023%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 672 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 559 (4.35%) SaaS
3 210 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 166 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 127 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 122 (0.95%) IaaS
7 116 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 99 (0.77%) PaaS
9 83 (0.65%) GitHub
10 58 (0.45%) Joyent
11 52 (0.41%) Google Apps
12 38 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 29 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
14 28 (0.22%) Route 53
15 25 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (0.19%) Office 365
16 23 (0.18%) CloudFront
17 22 (0.17%) Basecamp
18 15 (0.12%) ElastiCache
18 15 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 640 (4.99%) DNS
2 635 (4.95%) HTTP
3 595 (4.64%) Internet
4 534 (4.16%) TCP/IP
5 471 (3.67%) Firewall
6 419 (3.26%) SAN
7 263 (2.05%) LDAP
8 257 (2.00%) SSL
9 246 (1.92%) VPN
10 222 (1.73%) SSH
11 202 (1.57%) DHCP
12 166 (1.29%) VoIP
13 158 (1.23%) WAN
14 155 (1.21%) LAN
15 153 (1.19%) SMTP
16 138 (1.08%) Intranet
17 109 (0.85%) NAS
18 107 (0.83%) Network Security
19 103 (0.80%) SNMP
20 83 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2576 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 1317 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 1201 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1116 (8.69%) MongoDB
5 877 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 607 (4.73%) RDBMS
7 572 (4.46%) Big Data
8 516 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 454 (3.54%) Redis
10 353 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 296 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 219 (1.71%) DB2
13 200 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 199 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 186 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 161 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 156 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
18 141 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
19 133 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 113 (0.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2516 (19.60%) Git (software)
2 1703 (13.27%) Subversion
3 629 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 560 (4.36%) Maven
5 481 (3.75%) JIRA
6 462 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 461 (3.59%) Selenium
8 458 (3.57%) JUnit
9 307 (2.39%) PHPUnit
10 288 (2.24%) Ant
11 262 (2.04%) Hudson
12 211 (1.64%) Cucumber
13 190 (1.48%) Visual Studio
14 138 (1.08%) Mockito
15 131 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 124 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 108 (0.84%) TeamCity
18 97 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
19 89 (0.69%) Behat
20 86 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 1148 (8.94%) Marketing
2 1043 (8.13%) Finance
3 477 (3.72%) Retail
4 410 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 362 (2.82%) Games
6 332 (2.59%) Advertising
7 269 (2.10%) Publishing
8 140 (1.09%) Back Office
9 135 (1.05%) Banking
10 117 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 70 (0.55%) Billing
12 63 (0.49%) Front Office
13 58 (0.45%) Electronics
13 58 (0.45%) Legal
13 58 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.36%) Law
15 36 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 33 (0.26%) Automotive
18 32 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7919 (61.69%) Developer
2 3348 (26.08%) PHP Developer
3 1767 (13.77%) Web Developer
4 1281 (9.98%) Senior Developer
5 1119 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 1057 (8.23%) Administrator
7 752 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
8 676 (5.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 650 (5.06%) PHP Web Developer
10 573 (4.46%) Senior PHP Developer
11 531 (4.14%) Linux Administrator
12 506 (3.94%) DBA
12 506 (3.94%) Analyst
13 461 (3.59%) Software Developer
14 430 (3.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 427 (3.33%) Junior
16 391 (3.05%) Software Engineer
17 364 (2.84%) Junior Developer
18 359 (2.80%) Architect
19 329 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5953 (46.38%) HTML
2 5469 (42.61%) CSS
3 3834 (29.87%) jQuery
4 2022 (15.75%) LAMP
5 1955 (15.23%) HTML5
6 1901 (14.81%) XML
7 1888 (14.71%) Web Services
8 1501 (11.69%) .NET
9 1332 (10.38%) Ajax
10 1305 (10.17%) CSS3
11 1127 (8.78%) Spring
12 1022 (7.96%) Symfony
13 862 (6.72%) XHTML
14 805 (6.27%) Hibernate
15 802 (6.25%) J2EE
16 798 (6.22%) SOAP
17 777 (6.05%) REST
18 752 (5.86%) JSON
19 736 (5.73%) ASP.NET
20 579 (4.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1277 (9.95%) Open Source
2 1024 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 744 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 539 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 487 (3.79%) User Experience
6 393 (3.06%) Replication
7 372 (2.90%) Social Media
8 349 (2.72%) Clustering
9 199 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 170 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 168 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 164 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 133 (1.04%) W3C
14 116 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 105 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 95 (0.74%) Statistics
17 92 (0.72%) iPad
18 83 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 81 (0.63%) RIA
20 76 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5873 (45.75%) Linux
2 1863 (14.51%) Windows
3 1462 (11.39%) UNIX
4 611 (4.76%) CentOS
5 609 (4.74%) Ubuntu
6 584 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 533 (4.15%) Android
8 519 (4.04%) Apple iOS
9 401 (3.12%) Solaris
10 393 (3.06%) Debian
11 280 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 144 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 121 (0.94%) Mac OS X
14 119 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 107 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 81 (0.63%) Fedora
17 58 (0.45%) Windows 8
18 57 (0.44%) AIX
19 53 (0.41%) SUSE
20 48 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3509 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2500 (19.48%) MVC
3 2357 (18.36%) OO
4 1946 (15.16%) E-Commerce
5 1496 (11.65%) Web Development
6 1390 (10.83%) TDD
7 1320 (10.28%) OOP
8 1252 (9.75%) Scrum
9 1004 (7.82%) Software Engineering
10 962 (7.49%) OO PHP
11 865 (6.74%) DevOps
12 843 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
13 575 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 572 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 549 (4.28%) Project Management
15 549 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
16 518 (4.04%) BDD
17 432 (3.37%) Content Management
18 428 (3.33%) Configuration Management
19 413 (3.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6810 (53.05%) PHP
2 5998 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 3536 (27.55%) SQL
4 3507 (27.32%) Java
5 1764 (13.74%) Python
6 1421 (11.07%) PHP5
7 1274 (9.93%) Perl
8 1189 (9.26%) Ruby
9 1059 (8.25%) C#
10 925 (7.21%) Bash Shell
11 499 (3.89%) C++
12 445 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 297 (2.31%) C
14 268 (2.09%) T-SQL
15 183 (1.43%) VB
16 180 (1.40%) VB.NET
17 167 (1.30%) Objective-C
18 158 (1.23%) PowerShell
19 141 (1.10%) PL/SQL
20 125 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1908 (14.86%) Degree
2 160 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 132 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (0.73%) ISEB
5 94 (0.73%) CCNA
6 88 (0.69%) PhD
7 78 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 77 (0.60%) RHCE
9 65 (0.51%) MCSE
10 50 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 47 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 46 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 44 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (0.31%) CCNP
15 39 (0.30%) MCSA
16 38 (0.30%) CISSP
17 35 (0.27%) MCP
18 33 (0.26%) ISTQB
19 25 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 594 (4.63%) QA
2 160 (1.25%) SLA
3 110 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 97 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 46 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.24%) WAI
7 11 (0.086%) WCAG
8 8 (0.062%) GLP
9 6 (0.047%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.023%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.023%) HL7
11 3 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.016%) BS7799
12 2 (0.016%) TickIT
12 2 (0.016%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.016%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.008%) GAMP
System Software
1 558 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 231 (1.80%) Varnish
4 230 (1.79%) KVM
5 175 (1.36%) Xen
6 157 (1.22%) vSphere
7 120 (0.93%) NFS
8 109 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 86 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 70 (0.55%) Postfix
11 69 (0.54%) Samba
12 64 (0.50%) Snort
13 63 (0.49%) XenServer
14 53 (0.41%) Squid
15 46 (0.36%) Sendmail
16 43 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
17 36 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
18 29 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
19 25 (0.19%) Docker
20 23 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1045 (8.14%) Puppet
2 758 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 577 (4.50%) Nagios
4 188 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 171 (1.33%) Cacti
6 118 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 115 (0.90%) Ansible
8 105 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 94 (0.73%) Salt
10 89 (0.69%) logstash
11 82 (0.64%) Opsview
12 68 (0.53%) Capistrano
12 68 (0.53%) StatsD
13 63 (0.49%) NetBackup
14 61 (0.48%) Kibana
15 53 (0.41%) SCCM
16 50 (0.39%) Munin
17 47 (0.37%) Ganglia
17 47 (0.37%) Zenoss
18 46 (0.36%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2237 (17.43%) Oracle
2 1458 (11.36%) Zend
3 895 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 893 (6.96%) Red Hat
5 794 (6.19%) VMware
6 512 (3.99%) JBoss
7 420 (3.27%) Google
8 412 (3.21%) Cisco
9 341 (2.66%) Adobe
10 268 (2.09%) Facebook
11 252 (1.96%) Twitter
12 234 (1.82%) HP
13 177 (1.38%) Rackspace
14 171 (1.33%) Citrix
15 166 (1.29%) IBM
16 141 (1.10%) Sybase
17 130 (1.01%) Dell
18 112 (0.87%) SAP
19 109 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
20 105 (0.82%) hybris
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 28 day holidays
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension, medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 6 hours ago