Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 3,292 3,557 5,387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.22% 3.86% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.76% 14.30% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 3,102 4,554
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,125 £78,750
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%

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 20,891 24,868 38,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.79% 26.96% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16,494 20,634 31,737
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in England.

Salary trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 +14 1,110 £67,500 - 203
North of England 0 684 £43,000 -4.44% 234
South East +1 507 £49,500 +10.00% 129
South West +4 493 £42,500 +6.25% 92
North West +16 366 £43,750 -2.78% 131
Midlands +25 321 £40,000 -5.88% 158
Yorkshire +5 282 £43,000 +1.18% 76
West Midlands +20 180 £42,500 -5.56% 103
East Midlands +25 141 £37,500 -6.25% 55
East of England -34 99 £50,000 +17.65% 46
North East -43 36 £43,500 -3.33% 27
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 1,786 (54.25%) JavaScript
2 1,656 (50.30%) PHP
3 1,207 (36.66%) HTML
4 1,185 (36.00%) CSS
5 1,136 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
6 1,021 (31.01%) AWS
7 899 (27.31%) Git (software)
8 878 (26.67%) SQL
9 823 (25.00%) Linux
10 819 (24.88%) Docker
11 727 (22.08%) Java
12 699 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
13 696 (21.14%) Laravel
14 685 (20.81%) Microservices
15 673 (20.44%) Python
16 660 (20.05%) SQL Server
17 641 (19.47%) Node.js
18 604 (18.35%) DevOps
19 576 (17.50%) React
20 574 (17.44%) MVC
21 565 (17.16%) Software Engineering
22 560 (17.01%) Web Development
23 543 (16.49%) Social Skills
24 512 (15.55%) OOP
25 487 (14.79%) Azure
26 462 (14.03%) AngularJS
27 459 (13.94%) Kubernetes
28 458 (13.91%) Web Services
29 440 (13.37%) Symfony
30 418 (12.70%) MongoDB

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
1 283 (8.60%) Apache
2 172 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
3 170 (5.16%) WordPress
4 168 (5.10%) CMS
5 112 (3.40%) nginx
6 90 (2.73%) Drupal
7 70 (2.13%) Confluence
8 62 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 41 (1.25%) Apache Spark
10 30 (0.91%) IIS
11 29 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.85%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.61%) JBoss
14 14 (0.43%) Moodle
15 12 (0.36%) SugarCRM
16 10 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
18 7 (0.21%) CloudStack
Applications
1 23 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.21%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.15%) Sketch
7 4 (0.12%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 111 (3.37%) Magento
2 24 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.70%) Shopify
4 10 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.15%) OpenCart
6 5 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.061%) Summit
9 1 (0.030%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.030%) FastStats
9 1 (0.030%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.030%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.030%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.030%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.030%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.030%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,021 (31.01%) AWS
2 487 (14.79%) Azure
3 287 (8.72%) Serverless
4 250 (7.59%) GCP
5 229 (6.96%) SaaS
6 203 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
7 169 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
8 122 (3.71%) Amazon ECS
9 103 (3.13%) GitHub
10 101 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
11 81 (2.46%) Amazon S3
12 76 (2.31%) Power Platform
13 74 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 62 (1.88%) Datadog
14 62 (1.88%) Pulumi
15 59 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
16 57 (1.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 57 (1.73%) npm
17 50 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 44 (1.34%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.91%) DNS
2 60 (1.82%) HTTP
3 57 (1.73%) Firewall
4 52 (1.58%) Internet
5 40 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 31 (0.94%) SSL
7 25 (0.76%) Network Security
8 24 (0.73%) SSH
9 23 (0.70%) FTP
10 22 (0.67%) VoIP
11 18 (0.55%) SAN
12 15 (0.46%) NAS
12 15 (0.46%) SMTP
13 13 (0.39%) VPN
14 12 (0.36%) Intranet
15 11 (0.33%) WAN
16 10 (0.30%) DHCP
17 9 (0.27%) LAN
17 9 (0.27%) VLAN
18 7 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
2 660 (20.05%) SQL Server
3 418 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 418 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 282 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 242 (7.35%) Redis
6 195 (5.92%) MariaDB
7 160 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 124 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 109 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
10 105 (3.19%) Amazon Aurora
11 93 (2.83%) Big Data
12 91 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
13 89 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
14 70 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
15 66 (2.00%) Power BI
16 63 (1.91%) Hadoop
17 45 (1.37%) Oracle Database
18 39 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (1.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 899 (27.31%) Git (software)
2 285 (8.66%) Jenkins
3 207 (6.29%) JIRA
4 103 (3.13%) GitLab
5 87 (2.64%) Maven
6 75 (2.28%) PHPUnit
7 71 (2.16%) gulp
7 71 (2.16%) webpack
8 65 (1.97%) Bitbucket
8 65 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 62 (1.88%) Grunt
10 59 (1.79%) Subversion
11 57 (1.73%) Selenium
12 56 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 48 (1.46%) JUnit
14 39 (1.18%) Gradle
15 34 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 27 (0.82%) Artifactory
16 27 (0.82%) Postman
17 25 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 543 (16.49%) Social Skills
2 408 (12.39%) Finance
3 183 (5.56%) Games
4 180 (5.47%) Retail
5 161 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 153 (4.65%) Banking
7 144 (4.37%) Marketing
8 84 (2.55%) Public Sector
9 50 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 44 (1.34%) Automotive
10 44 (1.34%) Law
11 32 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.91%) Legal
12 30 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
13 27 (0.82%) Advertising
14 21 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
15 20 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.43%) Electronics
16 14 (0.43%) Publishing
17 11 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,077 (63.09%) Developer
2 874 (26.55%) PHP Developer
3 447 (13.58%) Senior Developer
4 319 (9.69%) Software Engineer
5 264 (8.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 226 (6.87%) Java Developer
7 215 (6.53%) Senior PHP Developer
8 209 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 199 (6.04%) Web Developer
10 189 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 140 (4.25%) Junior
12 134 (4.07%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 131 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
13 131 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
14 117 (3.55%) Java Engineer
15 113 (3.43%) Junior Developer
16 112 (3.40%) Backend Developer
17 99 (3.01%) AWS Developer
18 92 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
19 91 (2.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,207 (36.66%) HTML
2 1,185 (36.00%) CSS
3 696 (21.14%) Laravel
4 641 (19.47%) Node.js
5 576 (17.50%) React
6 462 (14.03%) AngularJS
7 458 (13.91%) Web Services
8 440 (13.37%) Symfony
9 413 (12.55%) Vue.js
10 410 (12.45%) jQuery
11 402 (12.21%) RESTful
12 358 (10.87%) LAMP
13 352 (10.69%) REST
14 318 (9.66%) HTML5
15 285 (8.66%) .NET
16 244 (7.41%) Spring
17 196 (5.95%) CSS3
18 190 (5.77%) Kafka
19 175 (5.32%) SOAP
20 167 (5.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 265 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
2 168 (5.10%) User Experience
3 141 (4.28%) Linux Command Line
4 130 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 92 (2.79%) Hedge funds
6 64 (1.94%) Pricing Data
7 53 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (1.55%) NHS
9 50 (1.52%) Clustering
10 43 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 42 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.06%) Replication
13 32 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
14 30 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 29 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 28 (0.85%) N-Tier
17 26 (0.79%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.79%) Life Science
17 26 (0.79%) Public Cloud
18 21 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 823 (25.00%) Linux
2 156 (4.74%) Windows
3 119 (3.61%) Unix
4 87 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 84 (2.55%) Android
6 80 (2.43%) Ubuntu
7 63 (1.91%) Windows Server
8 59 (1.79%) CentOS
9 44 (1.34%) Debian
10 28 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.15%) zOS
14 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.091%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.091%) Nucleus RTOS
15 3 (0.091%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.061%) Alpine Linux
16 2 (0.061%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,136 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (20.81%) Microservices
3 604 (18.35%) DevOps
4 574 (17.44%) MVC
5 565 (17.16%) Software Engineering
6 560 (17.01%) Web Development
7 512 (15.55%) OOP
8 415 (12.61%) OO
9 402 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
10 398 (12.09%) E-Commerce
11 361 (10.97%) TDD
12 340 (10.33%) Scrum
13 247 (7.50%) Fintech
14 222 (6.74%) Computer Science
14 222 (6.74%) Unit Testing
15 215 (6.53%) Analytics
16 200 (6.08%) Mentoring
17 189 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
17 189 (5.74%) Front End Development
18 179 (5.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,786 (54.25%) JavaScript
2 1,656 (50.30%) PHP
3 878 (26.67%) SQL
4 727 (22.08%) Java
5 673 (20.44%) Python
6 368 (11.18%) C#
7 322 (9.78%) TypeScript
8 262 (7.96%) Go
9 219 (6.65%) Bash Shell
10 166 (5.04%) Ruby
11 136 (4.13%) PHP 7
12 130 (3.95%) PowerShell
13 90 (2.73%) Groovy
14 88 (2.67%) ES6
15 75 (2.28%) Perl
16 66 (2.00%) C++
17 53 (1.61%) Java 8
18 52 (1.58%) T-SQL
19 48 (1.46%) Shell Script
20 45 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 242 (7.35%) Degree
2 93 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.21%) MCSA
9 7 (0.21%) PhD
10 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.091%) CCNA
11 3 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.091%) MCSE
11 3 (0.091%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.061%) CITP
12 2 (0.061%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.061%) ISEB
12 2 (0.061%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.061%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (2.49%) QA
2 25 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.58%) GDPR
5 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.30%) SLA
7 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.18%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.15%) IEC 62304
9 5 (0.15%) WCAG
10 2 (0.061%) PSD2
11 1 (0.030%) GxP
11 1 (0.030%) HL7
11 1 (0.030%) PMO
11 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 819 (24.88%) Docker
2 57 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.21%) HDFS
6 7 (0.21%) vSphere
7 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.15%) KVM
7 5 (0.15%) LXC
8 4 (0.12%) Xen
9 3 (0.091%) Ceph
9 3 (0.091%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.091%) OpenDJ
9 3 (0.091%) Varnish
9 3 (0.091%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.091%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.030%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 459 (13.94%) Kubernetes
2 249 (7.56%) Terraform
3 238 (7.23%) Ansible
4 179 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (4.10%) Puppet
6 99 (3.01%) Prometheus
7 82 (2.49%) Grafana
8 31 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
9 26 (0.79%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.64%) Graphite
10 21 (0.64%) Kibana
11 14 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (0.36%) HAProxy
12 12 (0.36%) Nagios
13 10 (0.30%) Istio
13 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
15 5 (0.15%) SCCM
16 4 (0.12%) Rancher
17 3 (0.091%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 344 (10.45%) Oracle
2 240 (7.29%) Google
3 179 (5.44%) Microsoft
4 178 (5.41%) Zend
5 86 (2.61%) Sybase
6 60 (1.82%) VMware
7 57 (1.73%) SaltStack
8 55 (1.67%) New Relic
9 53 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (1.00%) SAP
11 31 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 30 (0.91%) Cisco
13 27 (0.82%) WooCommerce
14 26 (0.79%) Adobe
15 22 (0.67%) MuleSoft
16 21 (0.64%) Atlassian
17 20 (0.61%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.58%) IBM
18 19 (0.58%) Talend
19 18 (0.55%) Facebook