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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 70 73
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,878 4,239 2,397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.43% 4.19% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 14.97% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,141 2,834 2,071
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,764 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 38,208 28,319 16,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.86% 28.00% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18,825 19,009 13,424
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,750 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.34%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -6 2,728 £67,500 -3.57% 139
South East -21 701 £55,000 +15.79% 40
North of England -47 614 £55,000 +22.22% 105
South West -49 330 £45,000 +5.88% 41
North West -51 325 £55,000 +10.00% 64
Yorkshire -49 248 £55,000 +27.91% 35
Midlands -79 244 £47,500 +11.76% 61
East of England -20 207 £60,000 +16.50% 23
West Midlands -70 170 £48,000 +12.94% 30
East Midlands -61 73 £45,500 +7.06% 31
North East -6 41 £39,000 +11.43% 6
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 2,286 (46.86%) JavaScript
2 2,259 (46.31%) AWS
3 2,206 (45.22%) Agile
4 1,784 (36.57%) Docker
5 1,724 (35.34%) PHP
6 1,606 (32.92%) SQL
7 1,548 (31.73%) Python
8 1,498 (30.71%) Java
9 1,462 (29.97%) CSS
10 1,421 (29.13%) React
11 1,392 (28.54%) Git (software)
12 1,388 (28.45%) CI/CD
13 1,381 (28.31%) HTML
14 1,347 (27.61%) PostgreSQL
15 1,234 (25.30%) Software Engineering
16 1,166 (23.90%) Microservices
17 1,159 (23.76%) Linux
18 1,158 (23.74%) DevOps
19 1,131 (23.19%) Finance
20 1,124 (23.04%) SQL Server
21 1,123 (23.02%) Full Stack Development
22 1,100 (22.55%) Kubernetes
23 1,085 (22.24%) Social Skills
24 1,082 (22.18%) TDD
25 1,043 (21.38%) Azure
26 1,035 (21.22%) Node.js
27 1,005 (20.60%) Relational Database
28 959 (19.66%) Test Automation
29 956 (19.60%) Problem-Solving
30 912 (18.70%) 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
1 367 (7.52%) Apache
2 274 (5.62%) Apache Spark
3 199 (4.08%) CMS
3 199 (4.08%) WordPress
4 157 (3.22%) Confluence
5 153 (3.14%) nginx
6 98 (2.01%) Drupal
7 66 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 64 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 59 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
10 49 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 43 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 42 (0.86%) Joomla!
13 38 (0.78%) Umbraco
14 35 (0.72%) IIS
15 22 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
16 21 (0.43%) Jupyter
16 21 (0.43%) SharePoint
17 20 (0.41%) Headless CMS
18 19 (0.39%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 41 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.23%) InVision
6 6 (0.12%) Sketch
7 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.10%) FileZilla
7 5 (0.10%) SPSS
8 2 (0.041%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.041%) InDesign
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.021%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.021%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 85 (1.74%) Magento
2 22 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 19 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.27%) Ripple
4 13 (0.27%) Ripple XRP
5 10 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.14%) MetaTrader
6 7 (0.14%) Shopify
7 2 (0.041%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.041%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.041%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.041%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.041%) Relativity
8 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.021%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,259 (46.31%) AWS
2 1,043 (21.38%) Azure
3 826 (16.93%) Serverless
4 693 (14.21%) AWS Lambda
5 690 (14.15%) GCP
6 437 (8.96%) SaaS
7 405 (8.30%) GitHub
8 367 (7.52%) Amazon SQS
9 306 (6.27%) Amazon S3
10 287 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
11 236 (4.84%) OpenShift
12 212 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 197 (4.04%) AWS Fargate
13 197 (4.04%) Cloud Functions
14 195 (4.00%) Amazon ECS
15 134 (2.75%) Azure DevOps
16 128 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
17 104 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 103 (2.11%) Power Platform
19 86 (1.76%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 308 (6.31%) Internet
2 136 (2.79%) HTTP
3 122 (2.50%) DNS
4 119 (2.44%) Firewall
5 64 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 46 (0.94%) VPN
7 44 (0.90%) FTP
8 40 (0.82%) DHCP
9 31 (0.64%) Intranet
9 31 (0.64%) SSL
10 29 (0.59%) MQTT
11 21 (0.43%) SMS
12 19 (0.39%) SSH
13 17 (0.35%) Broadband
13 17 (0.35%) SAN
13 17 (0.35%) WAN
14 16 (0.33%) VLAN
15 14 (0.29%) LAN
16 13 (0.27%) Network Security
17 12 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,347 (27.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1,124 (23.04%) SQL Server
3 1,005 (20.60%) Relational Database
4 912 (18.70%) MongoDB
5 733 (15.03%) NoSQL
6 528 (10.82%) Redis
7 442 (9.06%) DynamoDB
8 344 (7.05%) Elasticsearch
9 328 (6.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 305 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
11 263 (5.39%) Amazon Aurora
12 236 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
13 220 (4.51%) Big Data
14 201 (4.12%) Flink
15 198 (4.06%) BigQuery
16 182 (3.73%) RDBMS
17 168 (3.44%) Hadoop
18 164 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
19 156 (3.20%) MariaDB
20 135 (2.77%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,392 (28.54%) Git (software)
2 698 (14.31%) JIRA
3 592 (12.14%) Jenkins
4 327 (6.70%) GitLab
5 288 (5.90%) Maven
6 233 (4.78%) Subversion
7 227 (4.65%) Gradle
8 219 (4.49%) Bitbucket
9 211 (4.33%) Selenium
10 196 (4.02%) Ant
11 174 (3.57%) webpack
12 151 (3.10%) Cypress.io
13 150 (3.08%) JUnit
14 117 (2.40%) CircleCI
15 102 (2.09%) SonarQube
16 99 (2.03%) PHPUnit
16 99 (2.03%) Travis CI
17 90 (1.85%) Babel
18 68 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 62 (1.27%) Jasmine
General
1 1,131 (23.19%) Finance
2 1,085 (22.24%) Social Skills
3 523 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
4 418 (8.57%) Retail
5 356 (7.30%) Marketing
6 305 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 297 (6.09%) Games
8 143 (2.93%) Advertising
9 135 (2.77%) Banking
10 127 (2.60%) Public Sector
11 121 (2.48%) Automotive
12 112 (2.30%) Telecoms
13 108 (2.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 106 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 99 (2.03%) Law
16 93 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
17 80 (1.64%) Legal
18 77 (1.58%) Financial Institution
19 68 (1.39%) Wearables
20 64 (1.31%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,170 (44.49%) Developer
2 675 (13.84%) Software Engineer
3 500 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 474 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
5 460 (9.43%) PHP Developer
6 322 (6.60%) Java Engineer
7 318 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 273 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 262 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 260 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 258 (5.29%) Senior Java Engineer
12 172 (3.53%) Analyst
13 166 (3.40%) Backend Developer
14 157 (3.22%) Data Engineer
15 149 (3.05%) Web Developer
16 146 (2.99%) DBA
17 139 (2.85%) Architect
18 133 (2.73%) Site Engineer
18 133 (2.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 116 (2.38%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,462 (29.97%) CSS
2 1,421 (29.13%) React
3 1,381 (28.31%) HTML
4 1,035 (21.22%) Node.js
5 778 (15.95%) RESTful
6 763 (15.64%) Laravel
7 675 (13.84%) .NET
8 661 (13.55%) REST
9 596 (12.22%) Spring
10 467 (9.57%) AngularJS
11 458 (9.39%) Spring Boot
12 420 (8.61%) jQuery
13 407 (8.34%) Symfony
14 399 (8.18%) Kafka
15 395 (8.10%) LAMP
16 367 (7.52%) Vue.js
17 358 (7.34%) HTML5
18 349 (7.15%) React Native
19 337 (6.91%) GraphQL
20 324 (6.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 411 (8.43%) User Experience
2 346 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 303 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
4 299 (6.13%) Algorithms
5 273 (5.60%) Data Structures
6 259 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
7 231 (4.74%) Life Science
8 197 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
9 165 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
10 154 (3.16%) Cloud Native
11 89 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 75 (1.54%) Public Cloud
13 72 (1.48%) Replication
14 62 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
15 61 (1.25%) NHS
16 57 (1.17%) Blog
16 57 (1.17%) Social Media
17 54 (1.11%) Blockchain
17 54 (1.11%) PropTech
18 52 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 1,159 (23.76%) Linux
2 429 (8.79%) Unix
3 387 (7.93%) Windows
4 213 (4.37%) Android
5 179 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 160 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 138 (2.83%) CentOS
8 113 (2.32%) Windows Server
9 77 (1.58%) Debian
10 55 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.39%) Solaris
11 19 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
13 13 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.21%) VMS
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,206 (45.22%) Agile
2 1,388 (28.45%) CI/CD
3 1,234 (25.30%) Software Engineering
4 1,166 (23.90%) Microservices
5 1,158 (23.74%) DevOps
6 1,123 (23.02%) Full Stack Development
7 1,082 (22.18%) TDD
8 959 (19.66%) Test Automation
9 956 (19.60%) Problem-Solving
10 865 (17.73%) Mentoring
11 642 (13.16%) Scrum
12 599 (12.28%) Coaching
13 598 (12.26%) MVC
14 576 (11.81%) Web Development
15 574 (11.77%) OOP
16 571 (11.71%) OO
17 567 (11.62%) BDD
18 563 (11.54%) Computer Science
19 508 (10.41%) Analytics
20 396 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,286 (46.86%) JavaScript
2 1,724 (35.34%) PHP
3 1,606 (32.92%) SQL
4 1,548 (31.73%) Python
5 1,498 (30.71%) Java
6 726 (14.88%) TypeScript
7 508 (10.41%) C#
8 473 (9.70%) Go
9 410 (8.41%) Ruby
10 349 (7.15%) PowerShell
11 319 (6.54%) Bash
12 291 (5.97%) Perl
13 274 (5.62%) Shell Script
14 250 (5.13%) ES6
15 196 (4.02%) C++
16 107 (2.19%) Scala
17 90 (1.85%) C
18 85 (1.74%) Kotlin
19 67 (1.37%) T-SQL
20 59 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 629 (12.89%) Degree
2 312 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 86 (1.76%) Master's Degree
5 53 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 33 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (0.39%) MCSE
10 16 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 15 (0.31%) MCSA
11 15 (0.31%) PhD
11 15 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.25%) CCA
12 12 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.23%) CCNA
13 11 (0.23%) HNC
13 11 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
14 10 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (4.67%) QA
2 160 (3.28%) Accessibility
3 60 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 59 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (1.19%) GDPR
6 55 (1.13%) SLA
7 22 (0.45%) IEC 62304
7 22 (0.45%) ISO 13485
8 18 (0.37%) HL7
9 17 (0.35%) FATCA
10 16 (0.33%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.10%) ISO 20022
13 5 (0.10%) SOC 1
13 5 (0.10%) SOC 2
14 4 (0.082%) WCAG
15 3 (0.062%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1,784 (36.57%) Docker
2 99 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.41%) LXC
7 18 (0.37%) KVM
8 15 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 14 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.25%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.25%) Firmware
10 12 (0.25%) Xen
11 10 (0.21%) HDFS
12 9 (0.18%) Varnish
12 9 (0.18%) vSphere
13 8 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.14%) NFS
15 6 (0.12%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.10%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1,100 (22.55%) Kubernetes
2 477 (9.78%) Terraform
3 334 (6.85%) Ansible
4 231 (4.74%) Grafana
5 185 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
6 172 (3.53%) Puppet
7 114 (2.34%) Prometheus
8 62 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
9 60 (1.23%) HAProxy
9 60 (1.23%) Kibana
10 48 (0.98%) ZABBIX
11 42 (0.86%) Istio
12 36 (0.74%) logstash
13 32 (0.66%) Opsgenie
14 27 (0.55%) Proxmox
15 23 (0.47%) MIIS
15 23 (0.47%) Pingdom
16 22 (0.45%) Nagios
17 12 (0.25%) linkerd
17 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 789 (16.17%) Google
2 487 (9.98%) Oracle
3 467 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 147 (3.01%) New Relic
5 146 (2.99%) Zend
6 134 (2.75%) VMware
7 81 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 64 (1.31%) Splunk
9 63 (1.29%) Teradata
10 56 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 55 (1.13%) Sun
12 52 (1.07%) Spotify
13 48 (0.98%) Apple
14 47 (0.96%) SAP
15 40 (0.82%) Atlassian
16 39 (0.80%) Xamarin
17 36 (0.74%) Cisco
17 36 (0.74%) Talend
18 30 (0.62%) Cloudera
18 30 (0.62%) IBM