Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 63 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6,429 7,864 9,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.19% 4.82% 5.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.20% 15.90% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,534 6,762 8,008
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 45,274 49,471 53,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.52% 30.32% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37,105 41,088 45,804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -10 2,354 £57,500 - 428
South East +7 1,475 £45,000 +5.88% 213
North of England -6 1,090 £40,000 - 361
South West +14 650 £40,000 +5.26% 143
North West -6 629 £40,000 - 220
Midlands -34 528 £39,000 +11.43% 172
Yorkshire -4 391 £38,250 +2.00% 116
West Midlands -36 348 £40,000 +14.29% 108
East of England -27 335 £40,000 +9.59% 83
East Midlands -28 179 £35,000 - 64
North East +12 71 £37,500 +7.14% 25
South Coast 0 4 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3,147 (48.95%) JavaScript
2 2,948 (45.85%) PHP
3 2,576 (40.07%) HTML
4 2,431 (37.81%) CSS
5 2,324 (36.15%) Linux
6 2,151 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
7 2,125 (33.05%) SQL
8 1,893 (29.44%) Java
9 1,765 (27.45%) Git (software)
10 1,419 (22.07%) Python
11 1,397 (21.73%) SQL Server
12 1,389 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
13 1,247 (19.40%) jQuery
14 1,165 (18.12%) MVC
15 1,146 (17.83%) Web Development
16 1,037 (16.13%) Oracle
17 990 (15.40%) Finance
18 969 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
19 955 (14.85%) AngularJS
20 872 (13.56%) LAMP
21 862 (13.41%) Software Engineering
22 848 (13.19%) OO
23 843 (13.11%) DevOps
24 834 (12.97%) C#
25 824 (12.82%) MongoDB
26 818 (12.72%) Docker
27 817 (12.71%) HTML5
27 817 (12.71%) Laravel
28 810 (12.60%) Apache
29 802 (12.47%) Node.js

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
1 810 (12.60%) Apache
2 389 (6.05%) CMS
3 339 (5.27%) WordPress
4 336 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 332 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
6 254 (3.95%) nginx
7 201 (3.13%) Drupal
8 128 (1.99%) JBoss
9 127 (1.98%) Confluence
10 111 (1.73%) IIS
11 91 (1.42%) Apache Spark
12 75 (1.17%) Apache Solr
13 70 (1.09%) Ethereum
14 67 (1.04%) Apache Pig
15 62 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 61 (0.95%) WebSphere
17 60 (0.93%) OpenStack
17 60 (0.93%) WebLogic
18 56 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 39 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 75 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 75 (1.17%) Photoshop
2 51 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.12%) HipChat
7 7 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.078%) GIMP
8 5 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.062%) SPSS
9 4 (0.062%) Weka
10 3 (0.047%) InDesign
10 3 (0.047%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.031%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.016%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 202 (3.14%) Magento
2 35 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
4 15 (0.23%) Shopify
5 11 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.12%) OpenCart
9 7 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.093%) SDL Web 8
11 5 (0.078%) CiviCRM
11 5 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.062%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.062%) TRIRIGA
13 2 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.031%) SAP Business One
13 2 (0.031%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,389 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
2 539 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (4.95%) SaaS
4 301 (4.68%) GitHub
5 226 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
6 215 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 173 (2.69%) Amazon S3
8 118 (1.84%) Serverless
9 115 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
10 95 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 83 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
12 81 (1.26%) Office 365
13 73 (1.14%) IaaS
14 72 (1.12%) npm
14 72 (1.12%) PaaS
15 55 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 51 (0.79%) Google Analytics
17 50 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 44 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 44 (0.68%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 205 (3.19%) Internet
2 178 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 170 (2.64%) DNS
4 161 (2.50%) Firewall
5 158 (2.46%) HTTP
6 116 (1.80%) SSL
7 84 (1.31%) SAN
8 59 (0.92%) NAS
9 48 (0.75%) VPN
10 47 (0.73%) SMS
11 45 (0.70%) DHCP
12 44 (0.68%) LAN
13 41 (0.64%) WAN
14 35 (0.54%) VLAN
15 34 (0.53%) Network Security
16 33 (0.51%) SSH
17 28 (0.44%) VoIP
18 24 (0.37%) Skype
19 22 (0.34%) FTP
20 19 (0.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,397 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 969 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
3 824 (12.82%) MongoDB
4 757 (11.77%) NoSQL
5 696 (10.83%) Relational Database
6 370 (5.76%) Redis
7 293 (4.56%) Big Data
8 262 (4.08%) MariaDB
9 224 (3.48%) Hadoop
10 209 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
11 195 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 188 (2.92%) RDBMS
13 185 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
14 172 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 140 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 136 (2.12%) Oracle Database
17 118 (1.84%) Blockchain
18 110 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 104 (1.62%) DB2
20 101 (1.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,765 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 708 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 390 (6.07%) JIRA
3 390 (6.07%) Subversion
4 315 (4.90%) Maven
5 225 (3.50%) Selenium
6 220 (3.42%) JUnit
7 174 (2.71%) Eclipse
8 164 (2.55%) PHPUnit
9 148 (2.30%) Bitbucket
10 147 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 106 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 105 (1.63%) git-flow
12 105 (1.63%) gulp
13 104 (1.62%) Vagrant
14 102 (1.59%) webpack
15 101 (1.57%) Mocha
16 96 (1.49%) Grunt
17 95 (1.48%) TeamCity
18 92 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 990 (15.40%) Finance
2 391 (6.08%) Retail
3 365 (5.68%) Marketing
4 284 (4.42%) Banking
5 178 (2.77%) Games
6 156 (2.43%) Advertising
6 156 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 82 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 59 (0.92%) Publishing
9 52 (0.81%) Automotive
10 50 (0.78%) Electronics
11 47 (0.73%) Back Office
12 44 (0.68%) Law
13 40 (0.62%) Legal
14 36 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.51%) Front Office
16 24 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.30%) Hindi Language
18 19 (0.30%) Punjabi Language
Job Titles
1 4,113 (63.98%) Developer
2 1,535 (23.88%) PHP Developer
3 751 (11.68%) Senior Developer
4 699 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 528 (8.21%) Web Developer
6 428 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 420 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 316 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 314 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 272 (4.23%) Junior
11 269 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 255 (3.97%) Administrator
13 250 (3.89%) Backend Developer
14 235 (3.66%) DBA
15 234 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
16 229 (3.56%) Analyst
17 225 (3.50%) Architect
18 221 (3.44%) Junior Developer
19 212 (3.30%) Senior PHP Developer
20 207 (3.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,576 (40.07%) HTML
2 2,431 (37.81%) CSS
3 1,247 (19.40%) jQuery
4 955 (14.85%) AngularJS
5 872 (13.56%) LAMP
6 817 (12.71%) HTML5
6 817 (12.71%) Laravel
7 802 (12.47%) Node.js
8 748 (11.63%) .NET
9 746 (11.60%) Web Services
10 710 (11.04%) Spring
11 625 (9.72%) React
12 598 (9.30%) REST
13 567 (8.82%) CSS3
14 559 (8.69%) RESTful
15 510 (7.93%) XML
16 506 (7.87%) Symfony
17 452 (7.03%) JSON
18 427 (6.64%) SOAP
19 388 (6.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 578 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 367 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 307 (4.78%) User Experience
4 287 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 270 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 264 (4.11%) Fintech
7 248 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
8 204 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 181 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
10 119 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 116 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 116 (1.80%) Replication
12 89 (1.38%) Clustering
13 85 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 82 (1.28%) Bitcoin
15 74 (1.15%) Data Centre
16 53 (0.82%) Hedge funds
17 47 (0.73%) Tandem
18 42 (0.65%) Public Cloud
18 42 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,324 (36.15%) Linux
2 757 (11.77%) Windows
3 442 (6.88%) Unix
4 227 (3.53%) CentOS
5 208 (3.24%) Android
6 192 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 185 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 167 (2.60%) Ubuntu
9 148 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (1.42%) Debian
11 63 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 57 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 52 (0.81%) VMS
14 39 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (0.45%) Solaris
16 28 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 25 (0.39%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.20%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.17%) CoreOS
20 10 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,151 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1,165 (18.12%) MVC
3 1,146 (17.83%) Web Development
4 862 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 848 (13.19%) OO
6 843 (13.11%) DevOps
7 764 (11.88%) TDD
8 736 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
9 699 (10.87%) Scrum
10 654 (10.17%) OOP
11 619 (9.63%) E-Commerce
12 610 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
13 513 (7.98%) Microservices
14 505 (7.86%) Test Automation
15 424 (6.60%) Open Source
16 422 (6.56%) Front End Development
17 382 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 333 (5.18%) BDD
19 307 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
20 297 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,147 (48.95%) JavaScript
2 2,948 (45.85%) PHP
3 2,125 (33.05%) SQL
4 1,893 (29.44%) Java
5 1,419 (22.07%) Python
6 834 (12.97%) C#
7 468 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 443 (6.89%) Ruby
9 328 (5.10%) PowerShell
10 324 (5.04%) C++
11 311 (4.84%) Java 8
12 258 (4.01%) Perl
13 231 (3.59%) ES6
14 200 (3.11%) Go
15 178 (2.77%) Scala
16 165 (2.57%) C
17 163 (2.54%) T-SQL
18 143 (2.22%) Shell Script
19 139 (2.16%) TypeScript
20 118 (1.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 765 (11.90%) Degree
2 330 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 128 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 68 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (1.04%) CCNA
6 67 (1.04%) MCSE
7 59 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 57 (0.89%) CISSP
9 50 (0.78%) SSCP
10 43 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
10 43 (0.67%) GIAC
10 43 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
10 43 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
10 43 (0.67%) SANS
11 41 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 41 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 39 (0.61%) AWS Certification
13 38 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
14 32 (0.50%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (2.88%) QA
2 72 (1.12%) GDPR
3 55 (0.86%) SLA
4 44 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.031%) PMO
9 2 (0.031%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.016%) HL7
10 1 (0.016%) PSD2
System Software
1 818 (12.72%) Docker
2 219 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 124 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
5 70 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 59 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 59 (0.92%) vSphere
7 41 (0.64%) KVM
8 31 (0.48%) HDFS
9 27 (0.42%) Varnish
10 21 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 20 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.26%) iptables
12 17 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
13 15 (0.23%) Xen
14 14 (0.22%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.17%) Firmware
17 10 (0.16%) LXC
18 9 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 500 (7.78%) Puppet
2 404 (6.28%) Ansible
3 333 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
4 324 (5.04%) Kubernetes
5 143 (2.22%) Terraform
6 96 (1.49%) Nagios
7 82 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
7 82 (1.28%) Salt
8 81 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 52 (0.81%) Prometheus
10 47 (0.73%) HAProxy
10 47 (0.73%) Rancher
11 37 (0.58%) Kibana
12 33 (0.51%) logstash
13 23 (0.36%) Grafana
13 23 (0.36%) Xymon
14 22 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
15 21 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
16 20 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
16 20 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,037 (16.13%) Oracle
2 615 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 344 (5.35%) Google
4 298 (4.64%) VMware
5 259 (4.03%) Red Hat
6 250 (3.89%) Zend
7 127 (1.98%) Tableau
8 98 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 91 (1.42%) Cisco
10 80 (1.24%) New Relic
10 80 (1.24%) Sybase
11 71 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 67 (1.04%) Adobe
12 67 (1.04%) SAP
13 60 (0.93%) IBM
14 55 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 51 (0.79%) Splunk
16 38 (0.59%) Citrix
16 38 (0.59%) Remedy
16 38 (0.59%) Twitter