Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5,211 6,885 8,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.95% 4.33% 5.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.51% 14.38% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,488 5,933 7,236
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% -2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% -3.41%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 35,915 47,875 50,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.20% 30.10% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29,757 39,171 42,490
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,589 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in England.

Salary trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for MySQL in England

MySQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 1,831 £62,500 +5.93% 324
South East -13 1,170 £45,000 +4.30% 180
North of England -16 946 £42,000 +5.00% 320
North West -17 547 £42,500 +6.25% 199
Midlands +16 526 £38,750 -0.64% 178
South West -18 450 £40,000 - 123
West Midlands +11 348 £40,000 +2.56% 85
Yorkshire -19 346 £40,000 - 86
East of England +33 268 £46,250 +12.80% 79
East Midlands +5 175 £37,500 - 92
North East +4 57 £45,000 +20.00% 36
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 2,497 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 2,426 (46.56%) PHP
3 2,011 (38.59%) HTML
4 1,968 (37.77%) CSS
5 1,699 (32.60%) Linux
6 1,657 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
7 1,448 (27.79%) SQL
8 1,412 (27.10%) Git (software)
9 1,244 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
10 1,170 (22.45%) Java
11 1,110 (21.30%) Python
12 1,068 (20.50%) SQL Server
13 995 (19.09%) MVC
14 936 (17.96%) jQuery
15 898 (17.23%) Web Development
16 893 (17.14%) Docker
17 868 (16.66%) Laravel
18 847 (16.25%) DevOps
19 821 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
20 749 (14.37%) Oracle
21 738 (14.16%) Software Engineering
22 725 (13.91%) OO
23 708 (13.59%) AngularJS
24 703 (13.49%) Web Services
25 686 (13.16%) Finance
26 684 (13.13%) OOP
27 681 (13.07%) TDD
28 675 (12.95%) Node.js
29 673 (12.91%) C#
30 667 (12.80%) LAMP

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 480 (9.21%) Apache
2 338 (6.49%) WordPress
3 258 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 214 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 205 (3.93%) CMS
6 190 (3.65%) nginx
7 164 (3.15%) Drupal
8 122 (2.34%) JBoss
9 115 (2.21%) Apache Spark
10 85 (1.63%) IIS
11 77 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 74 (1.42%) Apache Solr
13 71 (1.36%) Confluence
14 60 (1.15%) Joomla!
15 54 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
16 52 (1.00%) SharePoint
17 43 (0.83%) WebSphere
18 34 (0.65%) OpenStack
19 27 (0.52%) MS Exchange
20 21 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 62 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 44 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.31%) Sketch
7 12 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.17%) InDesign
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.077%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.077%) Notepad++
12 3 (0.058%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.038%) Marvel
13 2 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.038%) SPSS
13 2 (0.038%) Weka
13 2 (0.038%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 218 (4.18%) Magento
2 71 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
3 36 (0.69%) Shopify
4 13 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.13%) Q-Pulse
7 7 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.12%) PolarLake
8 6 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.077%) Cisco SocialMiner
11 3 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.058%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.038%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.038%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,244 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
2 549 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 396 (7.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 339 (6.51%) SaaS
5 251 (4.82%) GitHub
6 158 (3.03%) Serverless
7 144 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
8 132 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
9 107 (2.05%) Amazon S3
10 105 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 82 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
12 78 (1.50%) Power Platform
13 67 (1.29%) IaaS
14 62 (1.19%) OpenShift
15 59 (1.13%) npm
16 58 (1.11%) PaaS
17 53 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
18 43 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
19 42 (0.81%) Office 365
20 41 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 187 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 169 (3.24%) Firewall
3 144 (2.76%) DNS
4 137 (2.63%) HTTP
5 136 (2.61%) Internet
6 63 (1.21%) Network Security
7 56 (1.07%) VPN
8 51 (0.98%) WAN
9 46 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 42 (0.81%) LAN
11 41 (0.79%) SAN
12 38 (0.73%) SMTP
13 33 (0.63%) SSH
14 32 (0.61%) IPsec
15 31 (0.59%) Extranet
16 30 (0.58%) SNMP
17 29 (0.56%) Intranet
17 29 (0.56%) SSL
18 28 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
19 27 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,068 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 821 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
3 634 (12.17%) MongoDB
4 616 (11.82%) Relational Database
5 561 (10.77%) NoSQL
6 283 (5.43%) Redis
7 202 (3.88%) Big Data
8 195 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 183 (3.51%) MariaDB
10 146 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
11 135 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 129 (2.48%) Hadoop
13 115 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
14 109 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 101 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 97 (1.86%) Amazon Aurora
17 88 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
18 81 (1.55%) Neo4j
18 81 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 76 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,412 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 405 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 312 (5.99%) JIRA
4 232 (4.45%) Subversion
5 174 (3.34%) Maven
6 166 (3.19%) Selenium
7 123 (2.36%) Bitbucket
8 117 (2.25%) PHPUnit
9 106 (2.03%) Eclipse
10 96 (1.84%) Vagrant
11 94 (1.80%) webpack
12 93 (1.78%) GitLab
12 93 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 85 (1.63%) Cucumber
14 82 (1.57%) JUnit
15 81 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 74 (1.42%) gulp
17 61 (1.17%) Visual Studio
18 55 (1.06%) Gradle
19 52 (1.00%) Grunt
General
1 686 (13.16%) Finance
2 303 (5.81%) Retail
3 302 (5.80%) Marketing
4 169 (3.24%) Banking
5 121 (2.32%) Games
6 75 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.25%) Advertising
7 65 (1.25%) Law
8 63 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 44 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 44 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 43 (0.83%) Back Office
11 40 (0.77%) Publishing
12 39 (0.75%) Front Office
13 26 (0.50%) Automotive
14 24 (0.46%) Legal
15 18 (0.35%) Electronics
16 15 (0.29%) Billing
16 15 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.077%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3,309 (63.50%) Developer
2 1,438 (27.60%) PHP Developer
3 547 (10.50%) Senior Developer
4 426 (8.18%) Java Developer
5 360 (6.91%) Software Engineer
6 323 (6.20%) Web Developer
7 318 (6.10%) Software Developer
8 297 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 269 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 220 (4.22%) .NET Developer
11 218 (4.18%) Senior PHP Developer
12 179 (3.44%) Junior
13 175 (3.36%) C# Developer
14 174 (3.34%) Administrator
15 169 (3.24%) Analyst
16 162 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
17 147 (2.82%) Java Engineer
18 146 (2.80%) Python Developer
19 142 (2.73%) Junior Developer
19 142 (2.73%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,011 (38.59%) HTML
2 1,968 (37.77%) CSS
3 936 (17.96%) jQuery
4 868 (16.66%) Laravel
5 708 (13.59%) AngularJS
6 703 (13.49%) Web Services
7 675 (12.95%) Node.js
8 667 (12.80%) LAMP
9 601 (11.53%) .NET
10 582 (11.17%) REST
11 559 (10.73%) React
12 550 (10.55%) HTML5
13 525 (10.07%) Spring
14 469 (9.00%) RESTful
15 431 (8.27%) Symfony
16 370 (7.10%) CSS3
17 364 (6.99%) XML
18 351 (6.74%) JSON
19 331 (6.35%) Vue.js
20 316 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 286 (5.49%) Mobile App
2 280 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
3 220 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 207 (3.97%) User Experience
5 167 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 161 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (2.65%) Replication
8 97 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
9 95 (1.82%) Clustering
10 74 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 73 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 69 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 66 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 58 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 56 (1.07%) Management Information System
16 51 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
17 45 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
18 44 (0.84%) Social Media
19 39 (0.75%) Data Centre
20 31 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,699 (32.60%) Linux
2 583 (11.19%) Windows
3 341 (6.54%) Unix
4 207 (3.97%) Ubuntu
5 205 (3.93%) CentOS
6 128 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 126 (2.42%) Debian
8 122 (2.34%) Android
9 117 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 114 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 50 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 30 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 28 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.44%) AIX
15 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (0.27%) Solaris
16 14 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.077%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,657 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 995 (19.09%) MVC
3 898 (17.23%) Web Development
4 847 (16.25%) DevOps
5 738 (14.16%) Software Engineering
6 725 (13.91%) OO
7 684 (13.13%) OOP
8 681 (13.07%) TDD
9 590 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
10 519 (9.96%) Microservices
11 445 (8.54%) Scrum
12 433 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
12 433 (8.31%) E-Commerce
13 423 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 373 (7.16%) Computer Science
15 328 (6.29%) Unit Testing
16 306 (5.87%) Open Source
17 292 (5.60%) OO PHP
18 271 (5.20%) Analytics
19 268 (5.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,497 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 2,426 (46.56%) PHP
3 1,448 (27.79%) SQL
4 1,170 (22.45%) Java
5 1,110 (21.30%) Python
6 673 (12.91%) C#
7 431 (8.27%) Bash Shell
8 393 (7.54%) Ruby
9 218 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 214 (4.11%) Java 8
11 203 (3.90%) Perl
12 156 (2.99%) TypeScript
13 155 (2.97%) PHP 7
14 137 (2.63%) Go
15 112 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 108 (2.07%) C++
17 102 (1.96%) PHP 5
18 101 (1.94%) Scala
19 93 (1.78%) C
20 90 (1.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 428 (8.21%) Degree
2 174 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 47 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 45 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (0.50%) RHCE
7 21 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.36%) CCNP
9 18 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.31%) CCNA
11 14 (0.27%) LPIC
12 13 (0.25%) RHCT
13 12 (0.23%) PhD
14 11 (0.21%) AWS Certification
14 11 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (0.19%) CCDP
15 10 (0.19%) OCP
16 8 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (4.82%) QA
2 39 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (0.71%) GDPR
4 31 (0.59%) SLA
5 16 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.096%) HL7
6 5 (0.096%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.058%) PMO
8 1 (0.019%) PSD2
8 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 893 (17.14%) Docker
2 131 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 65 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 40 (0.77%) KVM
7 37 (0.71%) Varnish
8 33 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.38%) iptables
11 18 (0.35%) vSphere
12 13 (0.25%) Postfix
13 11 (0.21%) Xen
14 10 (0.19%) DRBD
14 10 (0.19%) GlusterFS
14 10 (0.19%) vCloud
14 10 (0.19%) XenApp
15 9 (0.17%) HDFS
16 8 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 448 (8.60%) Kubernetes
2 358 (6.87%) Ansible
3 324 (6.22%) Puppet
4 275 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
5 211 (4.05%) Terraform
6 80 (1.54%) Nagios
7 62 (1.19%) Grafana
8 61 (1.17%) ZABBIX
9 49 (0.94%) Prometheus
10 40 (0.77%) HAProxy
11 38 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 28 (0.54%) Kibana
12 28 (0.54%) Packer
13 23 (0.44%) SCCM
14 20 (0.38%) logstash
15 17 (0.33%) Data Guard
15 17 (0.33%) Icinga
16 16 (0.31%) Rancher
17 15 (0.29%) Salt
18 14 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 749 (14.37%) Oracle
2 370 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 341 (6.54%) Google
4 233 (4.47%) Zend
5 163 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 163 (3.13%) VMware
6 85 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 75 (1.44%) Tableau
8 68 (1.30%) Cisco
9 56 (1.07%) Sybase
10 54 (1.04%) Adobe
11 53 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 49 (0.94%) HP
13 46 (0.88%) IBM
14 39 (0.75%) Sun
15 36 (0.69%) Dell
16 31 (0.59%) Talend
17 28 (0.54%) Percona
17 28 (0.54%) Splunk
18 27 (0.52%) CyberArk