Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -11
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,856 4,155 5,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.22% 3.71% 3.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.62% 13.75% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,088 4,005 5,079
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 18,288 30,216 40,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.04% 26.99% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15,243 25,157 33,596
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +17 868 £65,000 - 219
North of England +7 618 £43,000 -4.44% 227
South East +5 502 £50,000 +13.64% 108
South West -3 379 £42,500 +6.25% 106
Midlands +27 324 £42,500 +13.33% 127
North West +7 322 £41,500 -7.78% 136
Yorkshire +20 269 £45,000 +5.88% 72
West Midlands +22 165 £45,000 +5.88% 70
East Midlands +16 159 £40,000 +6.67% 56
East of England -7 106 £45,000 +5.88% 43
North East -44 27 £54,000 +20.00% 19
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1,581 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 1,441 (50.46%) PHP
3 1,069 (37.43%) HTML
4 1,034 (36.20%) CSS
5 966 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 839 (29.38%) AWS
7 788 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 726 (25.42%) SQL
9 666 (23.32%) Linux
10 654 (22.90%) Docker
11 632 (22.13%) Java
12 602 (21.08%) Laravel
13 571 (19.99%) Python
14 563 (19.71%) PostgreSQL
15 552 (19.33%) DevOps
16 521 (18.24%) SQL Server
17 502 (17.58%) Node.js
17 502 (17.58%) Microservices
18 494 (17.30%) MVC
19 471 (16.49%) Web Development
20 442 (15.48%) React
21 419 (14.67%) Azure
22 415 (14.53%) AngularJS
23 387 (13.55%) OOP
24 381 (13.34%) Kubernetes
25 379 (13.27%) Vue.js
26 372 (13.03%) Software Engineering
27 369 (12.92%) jQuery
28 357 (12.50%) TDD
29 356 (12.46%) Web Services

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
1 286 (10.01%) Apache
2 151 (5.29%) WordPress
3 142 (4.97%) CMS
3 142 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
4 82 (2.87%) nginx
5 71 (2.49%) Drupal
6 56 (1.96%) Confluence
7 43 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 32 (1.12%) IIS
10 26 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 24 (0.84%) JBoss
12 21 (0.74%) SharePoint
13 19 (0.67%) Moodle
14 18 (0.63%) Joomla!
15 14 (0.49%) SugarCRM
16 7 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.25%) SAS
16 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.25%) Adobe XD
6 7 (0.25%) Sketch
7 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.14%) Gliffy
8 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.11%) Figma
10 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.070%) InVision
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 141 (4.94%) Magento
2 29 (1.02%) Shopify
3 23 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.21%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.070%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.035%) FastStats
8 1 (0.035%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.035%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.035%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 839 (29.38%) AWS
2 419 (14.67%) Azure
3 227 (7.95%) GCP
4 176 (6.16%) Serverless
5 161 (5.64%) SaaS
6 137 (4.80%) AWS Lambda
7 102 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
8 92 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (2.21%) GitHub
10 56 (1.96%) Pulumi
11 52 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
12 51 (1.79%) Datadog
13 50 (1.75%) Apigee
14 47 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
16 44 (1.54%) Power Platform
17 37 (1.30%) npm
18 36 (1.26%) Amazon S3
19 35 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 35 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.58%) Firewall
2 31 (1.09%) DNS
2 31 (1.09%) HTTP
3 27 (0.95%) Internet
4 25 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.74%) Network Security
5 21 (0.74%) VoIP
6 16 (0.56%) SSH
6 16 (0.56%) VPN
7 14 (0.49%) RTP
8 13 (0.46%) SAN
9 11 (0.39%) NAS
9 11 (0.39%) SSL
10 9 (0.32%) Intranet
10 9 (0.32%) VLAN
11 6 (0.21%) FTP
11 6 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.21%) WAN
12 5 (0.18%) DHCP
12 5 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (19.71%) PostgreSQL
2 521 (18.24%) SQL Server
3 351 (12.29%) MongoDB
4 345 (12.08%) Relational Database
5 228 (7.98%) NoSQL
6 183 (6.41%) Redis
7 116 (4.06%) MariaDB
8 96 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 95 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 85 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 83 (2.91%) Big Data
12 76 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 54 (1.89%) Hadoop
15 52 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
16 48 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
17 46 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
18 40 (1.40%) Power BI
19 36 (1.26%) Tableau
20 33 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 788 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 295 (10.33%) Jenkins
3 137 (4.80%) JIRA
4 90 (3.15%) GitLab
5 87 (3.05%) PHPUnit
6 84 (2.94%) Selenium
7 68 (2.38%) Maven
8 62 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 54 (1.89%) webpack
11 53 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 44 (1.54%) Subversion
13 43 (1.51%) Artifactory
14 40 (1.40%) gulp
15 36 (1.26%) Grunt
16 35 (1.23%) JUnit
17 33 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 33 (1.16%) Gradle
18 24 (0.84%) Vagrant
19 23 (0.81%) Postman
General
1 351 (12.29%) Finance
2 143 (5.01%) Games
2 143 (5.01%) Marketing
3 139 (4.87%) Retail
4 111 (3.89%) Banking
5 89 (3.12%) Public Sector
6 56 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 37 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.16%) Automotive
8 33 (1.16%) Law
9 26 (0.91%) Electronics
10 22 (0.77%) Back Office
11 21 (0.74%) Advertising
11 21 (0.74%) Legal
11 21 (0.74%) Publishing
12 14 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.18%) French Language
13 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,884 (65.97%) Developer
2 811 (28.40%) PHP Developer
3 408 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 258 (9.03%) Full Stack Developer
5 209 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 198 (6.93%) Software Engineer
7 190 (6.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 183 (6.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 175 (6.13%) Web Developer
10 153 (5.36%) Software Developer
11 125 (4.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 110 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 104 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
14 102 (3.57%) Junior
15 94 (3.29%) Backend Developer
16 92 (3.22%) Java Engineer
17 90 (3.15%) Junior Developer
18 89 (3.12%) Magento Developer
19 86 (3.01%) Architect
20 80 (2.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,069 (37.43%) HTML
2 1,034 (36.20%) CSS
3 602 (21.08%) Laravel
4 502 (17.58%) Node.js
5 442 (15.48%) React
6 415 (14.53%) AngularJS
7 379 (13.27%) Vue.js
8 369 (12.92%) jQuery
9 356 (12.46%) Web Services
10 301 (10.54%) RESTful
11 300 (10.50%) REST
12 290 (10.15%) Symfony
13 289 (10.12%) LAMP
14 234 (8.19%) HTML5
15 231 (8.09%) .NET
16 213 (7.46%) Spring
17 158 (5.53%) Kafka
18 151 (5.29%) Sass
19 137 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 135 (4.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 267 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (5.15%) User Experience
4 123 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
5 73 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 69 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 52 (1.82%) NHS
8 45 (1.58%) Replication
8 45 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
9 44 (1.54%) Clustering
10 35 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 31 (1.09%) N-Tier
12 29 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.98%) Pricing Data
14 22 (0.77%) Cloud Native
14 22 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
15 21 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.70%) Life Science
16 20 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 666 (23.32%) Linux
2 151 (5.29%) Windows
3 83 (2.91%) Unix
4 63 (2.21%) Ubuntu
5 59 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.00%) CentOS
7 50 (1.75%) Android
7 50 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 33 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.12%) Debian
10 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.11%) Fedora
14 3 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
14 3 (0.11%) Solaris
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.070%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (19.33%) DevOps
3 502 (17.58%) Microservices
4 494 (17.30%) MVC
5 471 (16.49%) Web Development
6 387 (13.55%) OOP
7 372 (13.03%) Software Engineering
8 357 (12.50%) TDD
9 347 (12.15%) OO
10 335 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
11 324 (11.34%) E-Commerce
12 274 (9.59%) Scrum
13 191 (6.69%) Fintech
14 189 (6.62%) Mentoring
15 188 (6.58%) Computer Science
16 177 (6.20%) Analytics
17 169 (5.92%) Front End Development
18 164 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
19 152 (5.32%) Test Automation
20 151 (5.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,581 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 1,441 (50.46%) PHP
3 726 (25.42%) SQL
4 632 (22.13%) Java
5 571 (19.99%) Python
6 284 (9.94%) C#
7 221 (7.74%) TypeScript
8 194 (6.79%) Go
9 181 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 147 (5.15%) Ruby
11 100 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 91 (3.19%) PHP 7
13 80 (2.80%) Groovy
14 64 (2.24%) C++
15 46 (1.61%) ES6
16 44 (1.54%) Perl
16 44 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 39 (1.37%) Java 8
18 38 (1.33%) Kotlin
19 33 (1.16%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 195 (6.83%) Degree
2 96 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.70%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.14%) MCSA
9 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.14%) PhD
10 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.070%) HND
11 2 (0.070%) ISEB
11 2 (0.070%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.070%) MCSE
11 2 (0.070%) OCP
11 2 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.15%) QA
2 21 (0.74%) GDPR
3 20 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.56%) SLA
5 15 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.21%) COBIT
8 5 (0.18%) WCAG
9 4 (0.14%) PSD2
10 2 (0.070%) HL7
10 2 (0.070%) NCSC
11 1 (0.035%) GxP
11 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 654 (22.90%) Docker
2 51 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.28%) HDFS
7 5 (0.18%) KVM
7 5 (0.18%) Varnish
8 4 (0.14%) LXC
9 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.11%) vSphere
10 2 (0.070%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.035%) Firmware
11 1 (0.035%) pfSense
11 1 (0.035%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.035%) Squid
11 1 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.035%) Xen
Systems Management
1 381 (13.34%) Kubernetes
2 230 (8.05%) Ansible
3 185 (6.48%) Terraform
4 175 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 112 (3.92%) Puppet
6 93 (3.26%) Prometheus
7 73 (2.56%) Grafana
8 28 (0.98%) ZABBIX
9 26 (0.91%) Graphite
10 21 (0.74%) Kibana
11 19 (0.67%) HAProxy
12 17 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (0.32%) Nagios
15 7 (0.25%) Istio
15 7 (0.25%) Packer
16 6 (0.21%) logstash
16 6 (0.21%) Rancher
16 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
17 3 (0.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 300 (10.50%) Oracle
2 208 (7.28%) Google
3 145 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 139 (4.87%) Zend
5 51 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (1.75%) New Relic
6 50 (1.75%) SAP
7 49 (1.72%) VMware
8 48 (1.68%) SaltStack
9 43 (1.51%) Sybase
10 36 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 31 (1.09%) Adobe
12 27 (0.95%) MuleSoft
13 23 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 22 (0.77%) Cisco
15 20 (0.70%) IBM
16 18 (0.63%) WooCommerce
17 16 (0.56%) Facebook
18 15 (0.53%) ServiceNow
19 12 (0.42%) Talend