Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 60 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6,074 8,155 8,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.09% 4.85% 4.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.22% 16.02% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,142 7,048 7,653
England median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%

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 42,707 50,907 51,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.78% 30.25% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35,293 42,374 44,762
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,444 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -19 2,293 £59,000 +5.36% 412
South East -2 1,332 £43,500 +8.75% 213
North of England -6 978 £40,000 - 303
South West +17 670 £42,500 +13.33% 141
North West -13 580 £41,500 +3.75% 184
Midlands -48 465 £42,000 +20.00% 163
Yorkshire +1 335 £40,000 +6.67% 96
East of England -19 326 £40,000 +6.67% 85
West Midlands -41 326 £43,250 +23.57% 96
East Midlands -43 137 £34,750 -3.47% 66
North East +2 63 £37,500 +10.29% 23
South Coast - 4 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 2,989 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 2,752 (45.31%) PHP
3 2,423 (39.89%) HTML
4 2,313 (38.08%) CSS
5 2,199 (36.20%) Linux
6 2,098 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
7 1,905 (31.36%) SQL
8 1,710 (28.15%) Java
9 1,686 (27.76%) Git (software)
10 1,387 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
11 1,374 (22.62%) SQL Server
12 1,360 (22.39%) Python
13 1,184 (19.49%) jQuery
14 1,085 (17.86%) MVC
15 1,069 (17.60%) Web Development
16 1,038 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
17 1,000 (16.46%) AngularJS
18 958 (15.77%) Oracle
19 868 (14.29%) DevOps
20 854 (14.06%) Finance
21 847 (13.94%) Software Engineering
22 841 (13.85%) Web Services
23 839 (13.81%) LAMP
24 825 (13.58%) C#
25 814 (13.40%) Docker
26 793 (13.06%) MongoDB
27 789 (12.99%) HTML5
28 761 (12.53%) Laravel
29 758 (12.48%) Node.js
30 747 (12.30%) OO

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
1 721 (11.87%) Apache
2 385 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 367 (6.04%) CMS
4 325 (5.35%) WordPress
5 301 (4.96%) Tomcat
6 262 (4.31%) nginx
7 204 (3.36%) Drupal
8 119 (1.96%) Confluence
9 109 (1.79%) IIS
10 106 (1.75%) Apache Spark
11 93 (1.53%) JBoss
12 71 (1.17%) SharePoint
13 63 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 57 (0.94%) Apache Pig
14 57 (0.94%) OpenStack
15 45 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 43 (0.71%) Ethereum
17 40 (0.66%) MS Exchange
17 40 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 40 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (1.05%) Chatbot
1 64 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 64 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 38 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.18%) Weka
5 10 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.082%) HipChat
7 5 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.066%) GIMP
8 4 (0.066%) SPSS
9 3 (0.049%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.033%) InDesign
10 2 (0.033%) Maya
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.016%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 187 (3.08%) Magento
2 31 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
4 13 (0.21%) Shopify
5 10 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.13%) osCommerce
8 6 (0.099%) CiviCRM
8 6 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.082%) OpenCart
9 5 (0.082%) SDL Web 8
10 4 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.049%) FastStats
12 2 (0.033%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.033%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.033%) ScheduALL
12 2 (0.033%) Sentinel
13 1 (0.016%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,387 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 527 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (4.63%) SaaS
4 271 (4.46%) GitHub
5 255 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 200 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
7 156 (2.57%) Amazon S3
8 115 (1.89%) Serverless
9 98 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
10 86 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 83 (1.37%) Office 365
12 80 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
13 77 (1.27%) npm
14 69 (1.14%) PaaS
15 65 (1.07%) IaaS
16 45 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
17 43 (0.71%) Google Analytics
18 42 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 39 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 38 (0.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 217 (3.57%) Internet
2 164 (2.70%) DNS
3 130 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 129 (2.12%) Firewall
5 107 (1.76%) HTTP
6 98 (1.61%) SSL
7 56 (0.92%) SAN
8 51 (0.84%) LAN
9 50 (0.82%) Network Security
9 50 (0.82%) WAN
10 43 (0.71%) VPN
11 41 (0.68%) VLAN
12 37 (0.61%) DHCP
13 36 (0.59%) NAS
13 36 (0.59%) SSH
14 32 (0.53%) VoIP
15 30 (0.49%) FTP
16 27 (0.44%) SMS
17 25 (0.41%) RTMP
17 25 (0.41%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,374 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 1,038 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
3 793 (13.06%) MongoDB
4 692 (11.39%) NoSQL
5 688 (11.33%) Relational Database
6 355 (5.84%) Redis
7 291 (4.79%) Big Data
8 273 (4.49%) MariaDB
9 229 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 214 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 189 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 184 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
13 183 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
14 182 (3.00%) RDBMS
15 143 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 110 (1.81%) Apache Hive
17 108 (1.78%) Oracle Database
18 107 (1.76%) DB2
19 101 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 86 (1.42%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,686 (27.76%) Git (software)
2 680 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 366 (6.03%) JIRA
4 316 (5.20%) Subversion
5 297 (4.89%) Maven
6 198 (3.26%) JUnit
7 195 (3.21%) Selenium
8 152 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 147 (2.42%) Eclipse
10 144 (2.37%) Bitbucket
11 139 (2.29%) PHPUnit
12 132 (2.17%) gulp
13 116 (1.91%) Cucumber
14 115 (1.89%) Grunt
15 104 (1.71%) webpack
16 98 (1.61%) Vagrant
17 96 (1.58%) Gradle
18 84 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
19 83 (1.37%) git-flow
20 80 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 854 (14.06%) Finance
2 352 (5.80%) Retail
3 341 (5.61%) Marketing
4 234 (3.85%) Banking
5 176 (2.90%) Games
6 148 (2.44%) Advertising
7 127 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 83 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.19%) Publishing
10 55 (0.91%) Electronics
11 49 (0.81%) Law
11 49 (0.81%) Legal
12 45 (0.74%) Back Office
13 41 (0.68%) Automotive
14 29 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 25 (0.41%) Front Office
16 24 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.36%) Billing
18 16 (0.26%) Hindi Language
18 16 (0.26%) Punjabi Language
Job Titles
1 3,799 (62.55%) Developer
2 1,378 (22.69%) PHP Developer
3 691 (11.38%) Senior Developer
4 605 (9.96%) Java Developer
5 497 (8.18%) Web Developer
6 401 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 375 (6.17%) Software Engineer
8 334 (5.50%) Software Developer
9 286 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 260 (4.28%) Administrator
11 237 (3.90%) Architect
12 233 (3.84%) Junior
13 217 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
14 215 (3.54%) Backend Developer
15 213 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
16 209 (3.44%) Senior PHP Developer
17 208 (3.42%) DBA
18 203 (3.34%) .NET Developer
19 200 (3.29%) Lead Developer
20 191 (3.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,423 (39.89%) HTML
2 2,313 (38.08%) CSS
3 1,184 (19.49%) jQuery
4 1,000 (16.46%) AngularJS
5 841 (13.85%) Web Services
6 839 (13.81%) LAMP
7 789 (12.99%) HTML5
8 761 (12.53%) Laravel
9 758 (12.48%) Node.js
10 738 (12.15%) .NET
11 648 (10.67%) Spring
12 585 (9.63%) React
13 568 (9.35%) RESTful
14 557 (9.17%) REST
15 554 (9.12%) CSS3
16 503 (8.28%) XML
17 421 (6.93%) SOAP
17 421 (6.93%) Symfony
18 417 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 382 (6.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 350 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 303 (4.99%) User Experience
3 301 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 250 (4.12%) Fintech
5 230 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 226 (3.72%) Mobile App
7 169 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
9 117 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 108 (1.78%) Replication
11 102 (1.68%) Clustering
12 88 (1.45%) Algorithms
13 78 (1.28%) Data Centre
14 76 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 57 (0.94%) Bitcoin
16 52 (0.86%) Public Cloud
17 45 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
18 44 (0.72%) Tandem
19 36 (0.59%) Hedge funds
20 34 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2,199 (36.20%) Linux
2 744 (12.25%) Windows
3 393 (6.47%) Unix
4 200 (3.29%) CentOS
5 190 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 166 (2.73%) Android
7 162 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 155 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 151 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 78 (1.28%) Debian
11 64 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 39 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (0.59%) VMS
15 31 (0.51%) Solaris
16 26 (0.43%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.25%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.20%) CoreOS
18 12 (0.20%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,098 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,085 (17.86%) MVC
3 1,069 (17.60%) Web Development
4 868 (14.29%) DevOps
5 847 (13.94%) Software Engineering
6 747 (12.30%) OO
7 727 (11.97%) TDD
8 679 (11.18%) Scrum
9 674 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
10 600 (9.88%) OOP
11 565 (9.30%) E-Commerce
12 563 (9.27%) Microservices
13 556 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
14 517 (8.51%) Computer Science
15 447 (7.36%) Test Automation
16 439 (7.23%) Mentoring
17 420 (6.91%) Open Source
18 373 (6.14%) Front End Development
19 324 (5.33%) BDD
20 302 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,989 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 2,752 (45.31%) PHP
3 1,905 (31.36%) SQL
4 1,710 (28.15%) Java
5 1,360 (22.39%) Python
6 825 (13.58%) C#
7 443 (7.29%) Bash Shell
8 433 (7.13%) Ruby
9 318 (5.24%) Java 8
10 298 (4.91%) C++
11 287 (4.73%) PowerShell
12 219 (3.61%) ES6
13 217 (3.57%) Perl
14 203 (3.34%) Go
15 157 (2.58%) C
15 157 (2.58%) Scala
16 156 (2.57%) TypeScript
17 154 (2.54%) T-SQL
18 131 (2.16%) Shell Script
19 119 (1.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 666 (10.96%) Degree
2 293 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 56 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (0.89%) CCNA
7 45 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 40 (0.66%) MCSE
9 37 (0.61%) CISSP
10 35 (0.58%) SSCP
11 34 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 34 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 30 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
12 30 (0.49%) GIAC
12 30 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
12 30 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
12 30 (0.49%) SANS
13 29 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
14 27 (0.44%) RHCA
15 25 (0.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (2.78%) QA
2 66 (1.09%) GDPR
3 58 (0.95%) SLA
4 50 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.13%) PMO
9 6 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.082%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.033%) WCAG
12 2 (0.033%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 1 (0.016%) HL7
13 1 (0.016%) PSD2
System Software
1 814 (13.40%) Docker
2 212 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 101 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (0.72%) HDFS
7 42 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 40 (0.66%) vSphere
9 35 (0.58%) KVM
9 35 (0.58%) Varnish
10 21 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 16 (0.26%) iptables
13 15 (0.25%) Apache Flume
14 14 (0.23%) Xen
15 12 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.15%) Firmware
16 9 (0.15%) LXC
16 9 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 468 (7.70%) Puppet
2 438 (7.21%) Ansible
3 338 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 327 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (2.44%) Terraform
6 82 (1.35%) ZABBIX
7 73 (1.20%) Salt
8 72 (1.19%) Nagios
9 67 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
10 53 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 51 (0.84%) Prometheus
12 40 (0.66%) Kibana
13 36 (0.59%) logstash
14 29 (0.48%) Rancher
15 24 (0.40%) Grafana
16 21 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
16 21 (0.35%) Oozie
17 18 (0.30%) Packer
18 17 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
18 17 (0.28%) Icinga
Vendors
1 958 (15.77%) Oracle
2 546 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 330 (5.43%) Google
4 282 (4.64%) VMware
5 229 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 229 (3.77%) Zend
6 127 (2.09%) Tableau
7 111 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 101 (1.66%) Cisco
9 70 (1.15%) New Relic
10 68 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 65 (1.07%) Sybase
12 58 (0.95%) Adobe
12 58 (0.95%) SAP
13 50 (0.82%) IBM
14 47 (0.77%) Splunk
15 46 (0.76%) ServiceNow
16 41 (0.68%) Citrix
17 39 (0.64%) Remedy
18 38 (0.63%) HP