Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -14
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8102 8843 9932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.85% 4.97% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.07% 16.78% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6972 7887 8640
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +2.35% +6.25%

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 50431 52703 64925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.18% 29.60% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41886 45476 55166
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 3032 £55,500 +0.91% 137
South East -15 1533 £42,500 - 87
North of England -2 1441 £40,000 +6.67% 92
Midlands +3 1035 £35,000 -1.41% 74
North West -5 893 £40,000 +6.67% 48
West Midlands +9 767 £35,000 - 43
South West -13 547 £37,500 -6.25% 36
East of England +15 506 £37,000 -7.50% 24
Yorkshire +6 482 £37,500 - 42
East Midlands -3 268 £35,000 -12.50% 30
North East -5 60 £35,000 - 2
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4092 (50.51%) PHP
2 4023 (49.65%) JavaScript
3 3380 (41.72%) HTML
4 3126 (38.58%) CSS
5 3071 (37.90%) Linux
6 2970 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
7 2279 (28.13%) Java
8 2278 (28.12%) SQL
9 1966 (24.27%) Git (software)
10 1853 (22.87%) jQuery
11 1689 (20.85%) SQL Server
12 1632 (20.14%) MVC
13 1574 (19.43%) Web Development
14 1477 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
15 1386 (17.11%) LAMP
16 1343 (16.58%) Apache
17 1337 (16.50%) Python
18 1277 (15.76%) OO
19 1261 (15.56%) TDD
20 1251 (15.44%) Oracle
21 1240 (15.30%) AngularJS
22 1221 (15.07%) HTML5
23 1181 (14.58%) Web Services
24 1177 (14.53%) DevOps
25 1097 (13.54%) Laravel
26 1080 (13.33%) OOP
27 1048 (12.94%) Finance
28 1016 (12.54%) Software Engineering
29 1005 (12.40%) NoSQL
30 953 (11.76%) E-Commerce

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 1343 (16.58%) Apache
2 609 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 501 (6.18%) WordPress
4 492 (6.07%) CMS
5 448 (5.53%) nginx
6 408 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
7 348 (4.30%) Drupal
8 217 (2.68%) IIS
9 204 (2.52%) JBoss
10 179 (2.21%) OpenStack
11 167 (2.06%) Apache Spark
12 158 (1.95%) Confluence
13 156 (1.93%) Apache Solr
14 120 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 110 (1.36%) WebLogic
16 85 (1.05%) Jetty
17 74 (0.91%) Joomla!
18 65 (0.80%) MS Exchange
19 54 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 50 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 132 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 71 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 60 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 35 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 32 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.11%) HipChat
10 7 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.049%) GIMP
11 4 (0.049%) SPSS
12 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.012%) InDesign
12 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.012%) Weka
Business Applications
1 366 (4.52%) Magento
2 37 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.16%) OpenCart
5 13 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.099%) Movex
9 6 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.062%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.049%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.037%) FastStats
12 3 (0.037%) Odoo
12 3 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.037%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1477 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
2 523 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 368 (4.54%) SaaS
4 306 (3.78%) GitHub
5 179 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 140 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 113 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 93 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 82 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
9 82 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 63 (0.78%) Google Analytics
11 54 (0.67%) npm
12 49 (0.60%) IaaS
13 45 (0.56%) Office 365
14 44 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
15 40 (0.49%) PaaS
16 36 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 36 (0.44%) Route 53
17 29 (0.36%) Slack
18 25 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 311 (3.84%) Firewall
2 300 (3.70%) DNS
3 273 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 231 (2.85%) Internet
5 229 (2.83%) HTTP
6 174 (2.15%) VPN
7 134 (1.65%) SSL
8 123 (1.52%) SAN
9 76 (0.94%) DHCP
10 75 (0.93%) LDAP
11 67 (0.83%) AMQP
12 64 (0.79%) SSH
12 64 (0.79%) WAN
13 61 (0.75%) SMS
14 60 (0.74%) Network Security
15 55 (0.68%) LAN
16 54 (0.67%) Intranet
17 50 (0.62%) VLAN
18 48 (0.59%) FTP
19 45 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1689 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 1005 (12.40%) NoSQL
3 926 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 926 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 710 (8.76%) Relational Database
5 453 (5.59%) Redis
6 387 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 339 (4.18%) Big Data
8 277 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 249 (3.07%) MariaDB
10 187 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 180 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
12 177 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 164 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 154 (1.90%) Oracle Database
15 136 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
16 128 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 117 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
18 107 (1.32%) DB2
19 93 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1966 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 762 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 620 (7.65%) Subversion
4 508 (6.27%) JIRA
5 337 (4.16%) Maven
6 312 (3.85%) PHPUnit
7 270 (3.33%) Selenium
8 255 (3.15%) gulp
9 240 (2.96%) JUnit
10 195 (2.41%) Grunt
11 174 (2.15%) Vagrant
12 166 (2.05%) Eclipse
13 159 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 132 (1.63%) Visual Studio
15 118 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 116 (1.43%) webpack
17 110 (1.36%) Gradle
18 108 (1.33%) TeamCity
19 104 (1.28%) Bitbucket
20 97 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1048 (12.94%) Finance
2 604 (7.45%) Marketing
3 574 (7.08%) Retail
4 285 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 264 (3.26%) Advertising
5 264 (3.26%) Games
6 226 (2.79%) Banking
7 201 (2.48%) Electronics
8 191 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 114 (1.41%) Back Office
10 93 (1.15%) Legal
11 90 (1.11%) Automotive
12 68 (0.84%) Billing
13 62 (0.77%) Publishing
14 50 (0.62%) Front Office
15 34 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.37%) Law
17 27 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 27 (0.33%) Military
18 23 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5260 (64.92%) Developer
2 2412 (29.77%) PHP Developer
3 941 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 887 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 750 (9.26%) Web Developer
6 515 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 462 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 417 (5.15%) Senior PHP Developer
9 412 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 400 (4.94%) Administrator
11 392 (4.84%) Software Developer
12 379 (4.68%) MySQL Developer
13 378 (4.67%) PHP Web Developer
14 334 (4.12%) Junior
15 327 (4.04%) Software Engineer
16 310 (3.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 301 (3.72%) Lead Developer
18 295 (3.64%) HTML Developer
19 284 (3.51%) Junior Developer
20 277 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3380 (41.72%) HTML
2 3126 (38.58%) CSS
3 1853 (22.87%) jQuery
4 1386 (17.11%) LAMP
5 1240 (15.30%) AngularJS
6 1221 (15.07%) HTML5
7 1181 (14.58%) Web Services
8 1097 (13.54%) Laravel
9 905 (11.17%) Spring
10 857 (10.58%) Symfony
11 844 (10.42%) XML
12 825 (10.18%) .NET
13 818 (10.10%) Node.js
14 758 (9.36%) CSS3
15 756 (9.33%) REST
16 644 (7.95%) RESTful
17 572 (7.06%) SOAP
18 559 (6.90%) JSON
19 525 (6.48%) Hibernate
20 521 (6.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 613 (7.57%) Computer Science
2 444 (5.48%) User Experience
3 397 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 384 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 289 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 259 (3.20%) Fintech
7 200 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 182 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 165 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
10 143 (1.76%) Replication
11 131 (1.62%) Clustering
12 119 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 114 (1.41%) Management Information System
14 102 (1.26%) Algorithms
15 93 (1.15%) iPad
16 85 (1.05%) Public Cloud
17 80 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 65 (0.80%) Social Media
19 62 (0.77%) BBC
20 57 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3071 (37.90%) Linux
2 899 (11.10%) Windows
3 560 (6.91%) Unix
4 381 (4.70%) CentOS
5 344 (4.25%) Ubuntu
6 322 (3.97%) Android
7 263 (3.25%) Apple iOS
8 204 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 193 (2.38%) Debian
10 178 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 58 (0.72%) Solaris
14 37 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 28 (0.35%) HPUX
17 24 (0.30%) Windows 10
18 17 (0.21%) AIX
18 17 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2970 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1632 (20.14%) MVC
3 1574 (19.43%) Web Development
4 1277 (15.76%) OO
5 1261 (15.56%) TDD
6 1177 (14.53%) DevOps
7 1080 (13.33%) OOP
8 1016 (12.54%) Software Engineering
9 953 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 950 (11.73%) Scrum
11 806 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
12 619 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 530 (6.54%) Open Source
14 520 (6.42%) Microservices
15 519 (6.41%) Test Automation
16 512 (6.32%) Front End Development
17 496 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
18 452 (5.58%) SDLC
19 435 (5.37%) OO PHP
20 434 (5.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4092 (50.51%) PHP
2 4023 (49.65%) JavaScript
3 2279 (28.13%) Java
4 2278 (28.12%) SQL
5 1337 (16.50%) Python
6 825 (10.18%) C#
7 635 (7.84%) Ruby
8 570 (7.04%) Bash Shell
9 409 (5.05%) Perl
10 380 (4.69%) C++
11 270 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 254 (3.14%) C
13 247 (3.05%) PHP 5
14 231 (2.85%) Go
15 212 (2.62%) Scala
16 209 (2.58%) T-SQL
17 204 (2.52%) Shell Script
18 195 (2.41%) PHP 7
19 124 (1.53%) VB.NET
20 118 (1.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 922 (11.38%) Degree
2 307 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 128 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 60 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.41%) CCNA
6 33 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.28%) CISSP
8 23 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.26%) ISEB
10 19 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.23%) OCP
11 17 (0.21%) MCSE
12 15 (0.19%) MCTS
13 14 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (0.16%) HND
14 13 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (3.92%) QA
2 72 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 72 (0.89%) SLA
3 50 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.60%) GCP
5 31 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.22%) GDPR
8 6 (0.074%) HL7
8 6 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.062%) COBIT
9 5 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.062%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.049%) SSAE 16
10 4 (0.049%) WAI
11 3 (0.037%) DICOM
11 3 (0.037%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.037%) MiFID
12 2 (0.025%) EMIR
12 2 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 877 (10.82%) Docker
2 275 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 78 (0.96%) KVM
5 77 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 73 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 65 (0.80%) vSphere
8 53 (0.65%) Varnish
9 50 (0.62%) iptables
10 47 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 44 (0.54%) NFS
12 39 (0.48%) Xen
13 36 (0.44%) Samba
14 27 (0.33%) VirtualBox
15 25 (0.31%) Postfix
15 25 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
16 21 (0.26%) VMware NSX
16 21 (0.26%) XenServer
17 19 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
18 18 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 771 (9.52%) Puppet
2 591 (7.29%) Ansible
3 529 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
4 280 (3.46%) Kubernetes
5 207 (2.55%) Nagios
6 132 (1.63%) Terraform
7 96 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 69 (0.85%) Salt
9 58 (0.72%) ZABBIX
10 57 (0.70%) Kibana
10 57 (0.70%) logstash
11 41 (0.51%) Cacti
12 37 (0.46%) cPanel
13 34 (0.42%) Grafana
14 33 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
15 32 (0.39%) vRealize
16 31 (0.38%) Capistrano
17 29 (0.36%) SCCM
18 25 (0.31%) Graphite
18 25 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 1251 (15.44%) Oracle
2 628 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 583 (7.20%) Zend
4 447 (5.52%) VMware
5 402 (4.96%) Google
6 316 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 139 (1.72%) SAP
8 131 (1.62%) IBM
9 112 (1.38%) Adobe
10 105 (1.30%) Cisco
11 96 (1.18%) Splunk
12 85 (1.05%) Tableau
13 77 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 75 (0.93%) Apple
14 75 (0.93%) Twitter
15 73 (0.90%) HP
16 65 (0.80%) NetApp
17 62 (0.77%) Citrix
18 61 (0.75%) Sybase
19 49 (0.60%) Salesforce.com