Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 66 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,388 2,362 4,398
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.03% 4.27% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.03% 15.44% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,708 2,080 3,893
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £84,125 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 29,191 15,293 31,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.81% 27.65% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,303 13,080 26,365
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,007
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London +30 1,932 £65,000 - 248
South East -6 797 £48,500 -3.00% 89
North of England -6 758 £50,000 +17.65% 200
North West -10 431 £50,000 +25.00% 100
South West -16 379 £47,500 +11.76% 70
Midlands -61 283 £50,000 +17.65% 97
Yorkshire -16 282 £52,500 +16.67% 80
West Midlands -32 185 £52,500 +16.67% 58
East of England -31 172 £47,500 +11.76% 45
East Midlands -63 96 £47,500 +18.75% 39
North East -3 45 £34,500 -31.00% 20
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,091 (47.65%) JavaScript
2 1,850 (42.16%) PHP
3 1,697 (38.67%) AWS
4 1,567 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 1,305 (29.74%) CSS
6 1,290 (29.40%) HTML
7 1,266 (28.85%) Docker
8 1,238 (28.21%) SQL
9 1,214 (27.67%) Git (software)
10 1,182 (26.94%) Python
11 1,128 (25.71%) React
12 1,033 (23.54%) DevOps
13 1,021 (23.27%) Java
14 1,014 (23.11%) Social Skills
15 985 (22.45%) Software Engineering
16 965 (21.99%) Linux
17 948 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
18 946 (21.56%) Full Stack Development
19 818 (18.64%) Kubernetes
20 812 (18.51%) SQL Server
21 790 (18.00%) Azure
21 790 (18.00%) Node.js
22 738 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
23 723 (16.48%) Microservices
24 714 (16.27%) Laravel
25 620 (14.13%) Jenkins
25 620 (14.13%) TDD
26 599 (13.65%) REST
27 573 (13.06%) Finance
28 549 (12.51%) 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
1 366 (8.34%) Elasticsearch
2 263 (5.99%) Apache
3 243 (5.54%) WordPress
4 240 (5.47%) CMS
5 142 (3.24%) nginx
6 140 (3.19%) Confluence
7 135 (3.08%) Apache Spark
8 106 (2.42%) Drupal
9 63 (1.44%) uWSGI
10 61 (1.39%) IIS
11 58 (1.32%) SAS
12 54 (1.23%) Tomcat
13 49 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
14 44 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 33 (0.75%) SharePoint
16 24 (0.55%) JBoss
17 22 (0.50%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.43%) Headless CMS
19 17 (0.39%) Luigi
20 15 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 98 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.36%) Adobe XD
5 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.14%) InVision
11 3 (0.068%) Sketch
12 2 (0.046%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.023%) SPSS
13 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 108 (2.46%) Magento
2 54 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.23%) Shopify
6 9 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.11%) FastStats
8 4 (0.091%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.068%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.046%) Relativity
10 2 (0.046%) Workfront
11 1 (0.023%) Acoustic Campaign
11 1 (0.023%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.023%) Ringtail
11 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.023%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1,697 (38.67%) AWS
2 790 (18.00%) Azure
3 502 (11.44%) SaaS
4 468 (10.67%) GCP
5 377 (8.59%) Serverless
6 336 (7.66%) GitHub
7 258 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
8 225 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
9 219 (4.99%) Amazon S3
10 176 (4.01%) Amazon SQS
11 169 (3.85%) Power Platform
12 120 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 92 (2.10%) Amazon ECS
14 86 (1.96%) npm
15 84 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 81 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
17 60 (1.37%) Google Analytics
18 58 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
19 53 (1.21%) PaaS
20 49 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 149 (3.40%) HTTP
2 125 (2.85%) DNS
3 92 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 88 (2.01%) Firewall
5 69 (1.57%) Internet
6 53 (1.21%) LAN
7 52 (1.19%) VPN
8 50 (1.14%) WAN
9 37 (0.84%) DHCP
10 31 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
11 30 (0.68%) SSH
12 29 (0.66%) Network Security
13 27 (0.62%) MQTT
13 27 (0.62%) SSL
14 26 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.39%) VLAN
15 17 (0.39%) VoIP
16 15 (0.34%) SMTP
17 14 (0.32%) FTP
17 14 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
2 812 (18.51%) SQL Server
3 545 (12.42%) MongoDB
4 541 (12.33%) NoSQL
5 540 (12.31%) Redis
6 515 (11.74%) Relational Database
7 308 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
8 278 (6.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 196 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
10 193 (4.40%) MariaDB
11 177 (4.03%) Big Data
12 165 (3.76%) Power BI
13 158 (3.60%) Hadoop
14 156 (3.56%) Amazon Aurora
15 150 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 131 (2.99%) RDBMS
17 127 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 111 (2.53%) Couchbase
19 89 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 79 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,214 (27.67%) Git (software)
2 620 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 428 (9.75%) JIRA
4 215 (4.90%) Bitbucket
5 209 (4.76%) GitLab
6 166 (3.78%) PHPUnit
7 152 (3.46%) Selenium
8 130 (2.96%) Subversion
9 104 (2.37%) webpack
10 86 (1.96%) CircleCI
11 79 (1.80%) Maven
12 67 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 61 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 60 (1.37%) gulp
15 58 (1.32%) Cypress.io
16 47 (1.07%) TeamCity
17 46 (1.05%) Eclipse
18 40 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 38 (0.87%) Vagrant
20 37 (0.84%) Postman
General
1 1,014 (23.11%) Social Skills
2 573 (13.06%) Finance
3 409 (9.32%) Marketing
4 322 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 288 (6.56%) Retail
6 185 (4.22%) Games
7 138 (3.14%) Public Sector
8 104 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
9 98 (2.23%) Banking
10 89 (2.03%) Telecoms
11 88 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 88 (2.01%) Publishing
12 77 (1.75%) Law
13 69 (1.57%) Advertising
14 68 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
15 57 (1.30%) Automotive
16 56 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 46 (1.05%) Legal
18 40 (0.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 33 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,293 (52.26%) Developer
2 929 (21.17%) PHP Developer
3 540 (12.31%) Software Engineer
4 394 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 337 (7.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 270 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 245 (5.58%) Java Developer
8 187 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 179 (4.08%) Data Engineer
10 158 (3.60%) Web Developer
11 154 (3.51%) Backend Developer
12 149 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 148 (3.37%) Senior PHP Developer
14 138 (3.14%) Administrator
15 112 (2.55%) Analyst
15 112 (2.55%) DBA
16 103 (2.35%) Java Engineer
17 96 (2.19%) Lead Developer
18 95 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 95 (2.16%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,305 (29.74%) CSS
2 1,290 (29.40%) HTML
3 1,128 (25.71%) React
4 790 (18.00%) Node.js
5 714 (16.27%) Laravel
6 599 (13.65%) REST
7 512 (11.67%) jQuery
8 476 (10.85%) AngularJS
9 455 (10.37%) RESTful
10 439 (10.00%) Symfony
11 431 (9.82%) .NET
12 423 (9.64%) Spring
13 397 (9.05%) Kafka
14 386 (8.80%) Web Services
15 372 (8.48%) LAMP
16 343 (7.82%) HTML5
17 306 (6.97%) Spring Boot
18 305 (6.95%) Vue.js
19 269 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
20 256 (5.83%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 308 (7.02%) User Experience
2 285 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 209 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 182 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 132 (3.01%) e-Learning
6 128 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 108 (2.46%) Algorithms
8 98 (2.23%) Legacy Code
9 81 (1.85%) Cloud Native
10 78 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 73 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 53 (1.21%) Driving Licence
13 52 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 52 (1.19%) NHS
13 52 (1.19%) Social Media
14 51 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 48 (1.09%) Clustering
16 44 (1.00%) Public Cloud
16 44 (1.00%) Replication
17 40 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 965 (21.99%) Linux
2 367 (8.36%) Windows
3 196 (4.47%) Unix
4 156 (3.56%) Android
5 151 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 136 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 123 (2.80%) CentOS
8 114 (2.60%) Windows Server
9 70 (1.60%) Debian
10 55 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
12 33 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 33 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
13 20 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.27%) Solaris
14 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.14%) Fedora
16 5 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,567 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,033 (23.54%) DevOps
3 985 (22.45%) Software Engineering
4 946 (21.56%) Full Stack Development
5 738 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
6 723 (16.48%) Microservices
7 620 (14.13%) TDD
8 549 (12.51%) E-Commerce
9 526 (11.99%) Scrum
10 515 (11.74%) Test Automation
11 514 (11.71%) OO
12 498 (11.35%) Web Development
13 468 (10.67%) MVC
14 432 (9.85%) OOP
15 428 (9.75%) Analytics
16 411 (9.37%) Computer Science
17 328 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
18 315 (7.18%) Unit Testing
19 314 (7.16%) Mentoring
20 299 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,091 (47.65%) JavaScript
2 1,850 (42.16%) PHP
3 1,238 (28.21%) SQL
4 1,182 (26.94%) Python
5 1,021 (23.27%) Java
6 538 (12.26%) TypeScript
7 489 (11.14%) C#
8 326 (7.43%) Bash
9 280 (6.38%) Go
10 224 (5.10%) PHP 7
11 223 (5.08%) Ruby
12 213 (4.85%) PowerShell
13 138 (3.14%) C++
14 128 (2.92%) ES6
15 108 (2.46%) Dart
16 99 (2.26%) C
17 94 (2.14%) Java 8
17 94 (2.14%) Shell Script
18 91 (2.07%) T-SQL
19 86 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 435 (9.91%) Degree
2 197 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 127 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 39 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.66%) MCSA
8 28 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 26 (0.59%) PhD
10 23 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 20 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.46%) MCTS
12 19 (0.43%) MCSE
13 15 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 14 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.25%) CCNA
15 11 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
16 9 (0.21%) HND
17 8 (0.18%) HNC
17 8 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.79%) QA
2 85 (1.94%) Accessibility
3 60 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.32%) GDPR
6 13 (0.30%) SLA
7 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.11%) IEC 62304
9 4 (0.091%) COBIT
9 4 (0.091%) FATCA
9 4 (0.091%) ISO 13485
9 4 (0.091%) PMO
10 3 (0.068%) NIST
10 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.046%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.046%) HL7
11 2 (0.046%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,266 (28.85%) Docker
2 117 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 52 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.91%) HDFS
6 30 (0.68%) KVM
7 25 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (0.36%) vSphere
9 11 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.23%) Firmware
11 9 (0.21%) Varnish
12 8 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.18%) Xen
13 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.11%) iptables
14 5 (0.11%) NFS
15 4 (0.091%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.091%) Samba
16 3 (0.068%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 818 (18.64%) Kubernetes
2 396 (9.02%) Terraform
3 348 (7.93%) Ansible
4 235 (5.36%) Puppet
5 208 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 135 (3.08%) Grafana
7 92 (2.10%) Prometheus
8 50 (1.14%) Cobbler
8 50 (1.14%) Kibana
9 42 (0.96%) logstash
10 38 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 36 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 34 (0.77%) Opsgenie
13 32 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
13 32 (0.73%) Nagios
14 28 (0.64%) Consul
15 27 (0.62%) Istio
15 27 (0.62%) Packer
16 24 (0.55%) Apache Brooklyn
17 22 (0.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 457 (10.41%) Oracle
2 439 (10.00%) Google
3 329 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 160 (3.65%) Zend
5 144 (3.28%) VMware
6 109 (2.48%) New Relic
7 72 (1.64%) SaltStack
8 64 (1.46%) Cisco
9 62 (1.41%) Informatica
10 58 (1.32%) Adobe
11 57 (1.30%) Talend
12 53 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 52 (1.19%) Xamarin
14 45 (1.03%) SAP
15 44 (1.00%) Atlassian
16 42 (0.96%) Fortinet
17 41 (0.93%) IBM
17 41 (0.93%) Red Hat
18 39 (0.89%) Juniper
19 36 (0.82%) Databricks