Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5,429 7,987 8,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.95% 4.81% 5.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.05% 15.67% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,579 6,919 7,304
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 38,646 50,983 49,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.10% 30.69% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31,845 42,715 42,244
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -20 2,112 £60,000 +4.35% 114
South East -25 1,093 £45,000 +12.50% 46
North of England -16 886 £42,500 +6.25% 79
South West +6 598 £42,500 +7.59% 36
North West -15 552 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Midlands -37 431 £40,000 +8.72% 55
West Midlands -28 307 £42,500 +21.43% 29
Yorkshire -25 302 £42,500 +6.25% 25
East of England +16 288 £45,000 - 22
East Midlands -44 124 £35,000 -12.50% 26
North East -15 36 £37,500 +7.14% 5
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 2,783 (51.26%) JavaScript
2 2,455 (45.22%) PHP
3 2,155 (39.69%) HTML
4 2,127 (39.18%) CSS
5 1,859 (34.24%) Linux
6 1,726 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1,602 (29.51%) SQL
8 1,435 (26.43%) Git (software)
9 1,421 (26.17%) Java
10 1,324 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
11 1,260 (23.21%) SQL Server
12 1,229 (22.64%) Python
13 1,063 (19.58%) MVC
14 1,006 (18.53%) PostgreSQL
15 953 (17.55%) jQuery
16 919 (16.93%) Web Services
17 870 (16.03%) AngularJS
18 862 (15.88%) Web Development
19 846 (15.58%) Software Engineering
20 838 (15.44%) DevOps
21 834 (15.36%) Oracle
22 811 (14.94%) LAMP
23 798 (14.70%) Laravel
24 781 (14.39%) Docker
25 741 (13.65%) OO
26 734 (13.52%) C#
27 697 (12.84%) MongoDB
28 675 (12.43%) OOP
29 670 (12.34%) Node.js
30 657 (12.10%) TDD

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
1 624 (11.49%) Apache
2 325 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 276 (5.08%) WordPress
4 275 (5.07%) Tomcat
5 250 (4.60%) CMS
6 248 (4.57%) nginx
7 172 (3.17%) Drupal
8 142 (2.62%) Apache Spark
9 124 (2.28%) JBoss
10 87 (1.60%) IIS
11 84 (1.55%) Confluence
12 83 (1.53%) WebLogic
13 77 (1.42%) WebSphere
14 71 (1.31%) Apache Solr
15 63 (1.16%) SharePoint
16 39 (0.72%) OpenStack
17 37 (0.68%) Joomla!
18 31 (0.57%) Apache Pig
18 31 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
18 31 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 119 (2.19%) Chatbot
2 55 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.24%) Weka
7 11 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.092%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.074%) Notepad++
10 3 (0.055%) SPSS
11 2 (0.037%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.037%) InDesign
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.018%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.018%) InVision
12 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 221 (4.07%) Magento
2 57 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.48%) Shopify
4 10 (0.18%) osCommerce
5 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.092%) CiviCRM
7 3 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.055%) FastStats
8 2 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.018%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.018%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.018%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.018%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,324 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 466 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 327 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 269 (4.95%) GitHub
5 256 (4.72%) SaaS
6 174 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
7 143 (2.63%) Amazon S3
8 116 (2.14%) Serverless
9 114 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
10 80 (1.47%) npm
11 75 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
12 70 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
13 65 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 61 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 50 (0.92%) PaaS
16 49 (0.90%) IaaS
16 49 (0.90%) Slack
17 46 (0.85%) OpenShift
18 45 (0.83%) Route 53
19 44 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 158 (2.91%) DNS
2 140 (2.58%) Firewall
3 135 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 121 (2.23%) Internet
5 90 (1.66%) HTTP
6 72 (1.33%) Network Security
7 67 (1.23%) WAN
8 62 (1.14%) LAN
9 58 (1.07%) SAN
10 55 (1.01%) SSH
11 44 (0.81%) FTP
11 44 (0.81%) VPN
12 39 (0.72%) SSL
13 35 (0.64%) VLAN
14 32 (0.59%) DHCP
15 28 (0.52%) Intranet
16 26 (0.48%) NAS
17 25 (0.46%) SMTP
18 24 (0.44%) VoIP
19 23 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,260 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 1,006 (18.53%) PostgreSQL
3 697 (12.84%) MongoDB
4 641 (11.81%) NoSQL
5 633 (11.66%) Relational Database
6 368 (6.78%) Redis
7 248 (4.57%) Big Data
8 229 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 216 (3.98%) MariaDB
10 192 (3.54%) Hadoop
11 181 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 172 (3.17%) RDBMS
13 158 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
14 139 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
15 91 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 90 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
17 89 (1.64%) Oracle Database
18 82 (1.51%) Neo4j
19 81 (1.49%) DB2
19 81 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,435 (26.43%) Git (software)
2 524 (9.65%) Jenkins
3 287 (5.29%) JIRA
4 242 (4.46%) Subversion
5 238 (4.38%) Maven
6 157 (2.89%) Selenium
7 125 (2.30%) JUnit
8 114 (2.10%) Eclipse
9 110 (2.03%) gulp
10 107 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 105 (1.93%) Cucumber
12 100 (1.84%) PHPUnit
13 99 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 97 (1.79%) Gradle
15 92 (1.69%) Bitbucket
16 82 (1.51%) Grunt
16 82 (1.51%) webpack
17 78 (1.44%) Ant
18 70 (1.29%) GitLab
19 67 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 651 (11.99%) Finance
2 358 (6.59%) Marketing
3 283 (5.21%) Retail
4 158 (2.91%) Banking
5 127 (2.34%) Games
6 99 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.36%) Advertising
8 66 (1.22%) Law
9 51 (0.94%) Back Office
9 51 (0.94%) Publishing
10 46 (0.85%) Legal
11 42 (0.77%) Military
12 40 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 36 (0.66%) Billing
14 35 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 34 (0.63%) Front Office
16 30 (0.55%) Electronics
17 29 (0.53%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.42%) Automotive
19 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3,317 (61.10%) Developer
2 1,340 (24.68%) PHP Developer
3 519 (9.56%) Senior Developer
4 480 (8.84%) Java Developer
5 449 (8.27%) Software Engineer
6 378 (6.96%) Web Developer
7 346 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 286 (5.27%) Software Developer
9 242 (4.46%) Administrator
10 230 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 196 (3.61%) Junior
12 194 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
13 191 (3.52%) .NET Developer
14 176 (3.24%) Architect
15 174 (3.21%) DBA
16 173 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
17 171 (3.15%) C# Developer
17 171 (3.15%) Lead Developer
18 161 (2.97%) Java Engineer
18 161 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,155 (39.69%) HTML
2 2,127 (39.18%) CSS
3 953 (17.55%) jQuery
4 919 (16.93%) Web Services
5 870 (16.03%) AngularJS
6 811 (14.94%) LAMP
7 798 (14.70%) Laravel
8 670 (12.34%) Node.js
9 646 (11.90%) HTML5
10 616 (11.35%) .NET
11 586 (10.79%) RESTful
12 575 (10.59%) Spring
13 537 (9.89%) React
14 501 (9.23%) REST
15 458 (8.44%) CSS3
16 396 (7.29%) Symfony
17 378 (6.96%) XML
18 340 (6.26%) Vue.js
19 338 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 336 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 311 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
2 253 (4.66%) User Experience
3 234 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 230 (4.24%) Fintech
5 207 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 185 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 145 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 135 (2.49%) Replication
9 108 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
10 104 (1.92%) Clustering
11 87 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 74 (1.36%) Algorithms
13 69 (1.27%) Cloud Native
14 68 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
15 67 (1.23%) Management Information System
16 58 (1.07%) Data Centre
17 51 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 44 (0.81%) Digital Media
19 41 (0.76%) NHS
20 37 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,859 (34.24%) Linux
2 605 (11.14%) Windows
3 334 (6.15%) Unix
4 223 (4.11%) Ubuntu
5 217 (4.00%) CentOS
6 174 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 130 (2.39%) Windows Server
8 122 (2.25%) Debian
9 118 (2.17%) Android
10 109 (2.01%) Apple iOS
11 44 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 42 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.55%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.26%) AIX
17 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.20%) FreeBSD
19 9 (0.17%) Solaris
19 9 (0.17%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,726 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,063 (19.58%) MVC
3 862 (15.88%) Web Development
4 846 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 838 (15.44%) DevOps
6 741 (13.65%) OO
7 675 (12.43%) OOP
8 657 (12.10%) TDD
9 639 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
10 583 (10.74%) Microservices
11 500 (9.21%) Scrum
12 467 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
13 450 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 427 (7.87%) Test Automation
15 420 (7.74%) Mentoring
16 411 (7.57%) Open Source
17 388 (7.15%) Computer Science
18 325 (5.99%) Front End Development
19 266 (4.90%) BDD
20 262 (4.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,783 (51.26%) JavaScript
2 2,455 (45.22%) PHP
3 1,602 (29.51%) SQL
4 1,421 (26.17%) Java
5 1,229 (22.64%) Python
6 734 (13.52%) C#
7 449 (8.27%) Ruby
8 366 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 274 (5.05%) Java 8
10 247 (4.55%) Perl
11 216 (3.98%) C++
12 210 (3.87%) PowerShell
13 183 (3.37%) Shell Script
14 155 (2.86%) Go
15 150 (2.76%) PHP 7
16 148 (2.73%) TypeScript
17 145 (2.67%) Scala
18 118 (2.17%) ES6
19 117 (2.16%) PHP 5
20 96 (1.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 442 (8.14%) Degree
2 172 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 43 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 39 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (0.41%) CCNA
9 22 (0.41%) RHCE
10 21 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 20 (0.37%) OCP
12 19 (0.35%) CCNP
13 18 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.28%) PhD
16 14 (0.26%) HND
17 12 (0.22%) CCA
17 12 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (0.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (4.20%) QA
2 55 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (0.99%) SLA
4 46 (0.85%) GDPR
5 18 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) PMO
8 8 (0.15%) HL7
9 5 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.055%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.018%) COBIT
12 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 781 (14.39%) Docker
2 192 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
6 52 (0.96%) Varnish
7 40 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 36 (0.66%) KVM
10 32 (0.59%) HDFS
11 19 (0.35%) Apache Flume
12 18 (0.33%) iptables
13 16 (0.29%) Xen
14 15 (0.28%) vSphere
15 12 (0.22%) XenServer
16 11 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.20%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.18%) NFS
17 10 (0.18%) Postfix
17 10 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 378 (6.96%) Ansible
1 378 (6.96%) Kubernetes
2 357 (6.58%) Puppet
3 252 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
4 212 (3.90%) Terraform
5 53 (0.98%) HAProxy
6 50 (0.92%) Nagios
7 42 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 40 (0.74%) Salt
9 38 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 38 (0.70%) logstash
9 38 (0.70%) ZABBIX
10 34 (0.63%) Grafana
11 33 (0.61%) Data Guard
11 33 (0.61%) Kibana
12 31 (0.57%) Packer
13 24 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
14 21 (0.39%) SCCM
15 16 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 16 (0.29%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 834 (15.36%) Oracle
2 378 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 352 (6.48%) Google
4 275 (5.07%) VMware
5 222 (4.09%) Zend
6 180 (3.32%) Red Hat
7 100 (1.84%) Atlassian
8 90 (1.66%) Cisco
9 83 (1.53%) HP
9 83 (1.53%) Tableau
10 80 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 58 (1.07%) IBM
12 53 (0.98%) Adobe
13 44 (0.81%) Citrix
13 44 (0.81%) Talend
14 43 (0.79%) Sybase
15 39 (0.72%) Dell
16 38 (0.70%) Teradata
17 37 (0.68%) CheckPoint
17 37 (0.68%) Cloudera