Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 68 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,797 6,410 8,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.79% 4.21% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.10% 14.47% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,203 5,464 7,059
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +5.75% -3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.15%

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 34,011 44,303 51,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.84% 29.09% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28,359 36,656 42,554
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -24 1,523 £62,500 +8.70% 273
South East -15 1,067 £45,000 +2.27% 178
North of England -4 887 £42,500 +6.25% 287
Midlands +26 532 £37,500 -6.25% 155
South West -9 531 £40,000 -4.76% 135
North West -3 504 £42,500 +6.25% 135
Yorkshire -1 325 £41,000 +5.81% 106
West Midlands +8 311 £38,875 -8.53% 97
East of England +10 255 £50,000 +25.00% 74
East Midlands +34 218 £37,500 +7.14% 58
North East +11 58 £42,500 +13.33% 46
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,333 (48.63%) JavaScript
2 2,220 (46.28%) PHP
3 1,782 (37.15%) HTML
4 1,722 (35.90%) CSS
5 1,649 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1,466 (30.56%) Linux
7 1,344 (28.02%) SQL
8 1,262 (26.31%) Git (software)
9 1,149 (23.95%) AWS
10 1,127 (23.49%) Java
11 981 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 940 (19.60%) Python
13 930 (19.39%) MVC
14 876 (18.26%) jQuery
15 855 (17.82%) Web Development
16 815 (16.99%) Docker
17 814 (16.97%) Laravel
18 806 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
19 733 (15.28%) C#
20 709 (14.78%) AngularJS
21 701 (14.61%) DevOps
22 690 (14.38%) Oracle
23 676 (14.09%) OO
24 673 (14.03%) Software Engineering
25 660 (13.76%) OOP
26 651 (13.57%) .NET
27 621 (12.95%) Relational Database
28 605 (12.61%) TDD
29 590 (12.30%) Web Services
30 589 (12.28%) Node.js

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
1 360 (7.50%) Apache
2 305 (6.36%) WordPress
3 242 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 185 (3.86%) CMS
5 162 (3.38%) nginx
6 158 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 135 (2.81%) Drupal
8 97 (2.02%) IIS
9 90 (1.88%) JBoss
10 84 (1.75%) Apache Spark
11 65 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 59 (1.23%) Confluence
13 40 (0.83%) SharePoint
14 37 (0.77%) Joomla!
15 35 (0.73%) MS Exchange
16 31 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
16 31 (0.65%) WebLogic
17 25 (0.52%) OpenStack
18 24 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
19 23 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 60 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 41 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.17%) InDesign
8 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.063%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.063%) CATIA
10 2 (0.042%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.042%) Sketch
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.021%) InVision
11 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 155 (3.23%) Magento
2 43 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.35%) Shopify
4 12 (0.25%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.21%) CiviCRM
5 10 (0.21%) GoldMine
5 10 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.13%) PolarLake
9 5 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.083%) Cisco SocialMiner
11 3 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.063%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.063%) Q-Pulse
11 3 (0.063%) Sage CRM
11 3 (0.063%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.042%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1,149 (23.95%) AWS
2 488 (10.17%) Azure
3 346 (7.21%) SaaS
4 310 (6.46%) GCP
5 227 (4.73%) GitHub
6 161 (3.36%) Serverless
7 130 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
8 121 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
9 104 (2.17%) Amazon S3
10 88 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 83 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
12 71 (1.48%) Power Platform
13 61 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
14 57 (1.19%) npm
15 52 (1.08%) IaaS
16 51 (1.06%) PaaS
17 39 (0.81%) OpenShift
18 32 (0.67%) Heroku
19 30 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
20 29 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (2.88%) Internet
2 129 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 128 (2.67%) HTTP
4 96 (2.00%) Firewall
5 83 (1.73%) DNS
6 44 (0.92%) VPN
7 41 (0.85%) HTTPS
8 40 (0.83%) Extranet
9 38 (0.79%) WAN
10 35 (0.73%) SMTP
10 35 (0.73%) SSH
11 34 (0.71%) LAN
12 33 (0.69%) Wireless
13 32 (0.67%) SSL
14 30 (0.63%) SNMP
15 29 (0.60%) Network Security
16 27 (0.56%) Intranet
17 25 (0.52%) IGMP
17 25 (0.52%) Multicast
17 25 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 806 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
3 621 (12.95%) Relational Database
4 555 (11.57%) MongoDB
5 497 (10.36%) NoSQL
6 209 (4.36%) Redis
7 208 (4.34%) RDBMS
8 174 (3.63%) Big Data
9 160 (3.34%) MariaDB
10 140 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
11 133 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
12 97 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 96 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
14 90 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 74 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 70 (1.46%) BigQuery
17 68 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
18 67 (1.40%) Power BI
19 66 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 57 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,262 (26.31%) Git (software)
2 434 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 261 (5.44%) JIRA
4 184 (3.84%) Subversion
5 168 (3.50%) Maven
6 161 (3.36%) Selenium
7 138 (2.88%) Bitbucket
8 116 (2.42%) PHPUnit
9 105 (2.19%) Eclipse
10 96 (2.00%) webpack
11 88 (1.83%) GitLab
12 87 (1.81%) Cucumber
13 80 (1.67%) JUnit
14 72 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 69 (1.44%) Gradle
15 69 (1.44%) Vagrant
15 69 (1.44%) Visual Studio
16 67 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (1.15%) Ant
17 55 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 581 (12.11%) Finance
2 270 (5.63%) Marketing
3 267 (5.57%) Retail
4 139 (2.90%) Banking
5 119 (2.48%) Games
6 78 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 73 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.19%) Public Sector
9 55 (1.15%) Automotive
10 50 (1.04%) Advertising
11 39 (0.81%) Front Office
12 36 (0.75%) Electronics
13 35 (0.73%) Publishing
14 25 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.50%) Law
16 21 (0.44%) Back Office
16 21 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.40%) Billing
18 17 (0.35%) Military
19 13 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3,194 (66.58%) Developer
2 1,365 (28.46%) PHP Developer
3 618 (12.88%) Senior Developer
4 437 (9.11%) Java Developer
5 373 (7.78%) Software Engineer
6 334 (6.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 319 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 300 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 247 (5.15%) .NET Developer
10 233 (4.86%) Senior PHP Developer
11 199 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 197 (4.11%) C# Developer
13 163 (3.40%) Java Engineer
14 154 (3.21%) Python Developer
15 147 (3.06%) Junior
16 139 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
17 136 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
18 134 (2.79%) Administrator
19 133 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
20 131 (2.73%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,782 (37.15%) HTML
2 1,722 (35.90%) CSS
3 876 (18.26%) jQuery
4 814 (16.97%) Laravel
5 709 (14.78%) AngularJS
6 651 (13.57%) .NET
7 590 (12.30%) Web Services
8 589 (12.28%) Node.js
9 581 (12.11%) React
10 558 (11.63%) LAMP
10 558 (11.63%) REST
11 495 (10.32%) Symfony
12 488 (10.17%) HTML5
13 448 (9.34%) Spring
14 403 (8.40%) RESTful
15 341 (7.11%) XML
16 328 (6.84%) Vue.js
17 318 (6.63%) JSON
18 301 (6.27%) ASP.NET
19 293 (6.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 302 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 281 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 226 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (4.36%) User Experience
5 177 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 126 (2.63%) Replication
7 112 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
8 94 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 91 (1.90%) Clustering
10 68 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 64 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 62 (1.29%) Algorithms
12 62 (1.29%) Public Cloud
13 61 (1.27%) Pricing Data
14 46 (0.96%) Data Centre
14 46 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 46 (0.96%) Private Cloud
14 46 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
15 32 (0.67%) EPoS
16 31 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,466 (30.56%) Linux
2 477 (9.94%) Windows
3 297 (6.19%) Unix
4 154 (3.21%) Android
5 153 (3.19%) CentOS
6 146 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 146 (3.04%) Ubuntu
7 117 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 86 (1.79%) Debian
9 49 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.44%) AIX
13 16 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.29%) Solaris
16 12 (0.25%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
19 3 (0.063%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,649 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 930 (19.39%) MVC
3 855 (17.82%) Web Development
4 701 (14.61%) DevOps
5 676 (14.09%) OO
6 673 (14.03%) Software Engineering
7 660 (13.76%) OOP
8 605 (12.61%) TDD
9 514 (10.72%) Microservices
10 461 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
11 427 (8.90%) Scrum
12 387 (8.07%) E-Commerce
13 359 (7.48%) Computer Science
14 358 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
15 340 (7.09%) Test Automation
16 301 (6.27%) Mentoring
17 289 (6.02%) OO PHP
18 285 (5.94%) Unit Testing
19 260 (5.42%) Open Source
20 245 (5.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2,333 (48.63%) JavaScript
2 2,220 (46.28%) PHP
3 1,344 (28.02%) SQL
4 1,127 (23.49%) Java
5 940 (19.60%) Python
6 733 (15.28%) C#
7 390 (8.13%) Bash Shell
8 310 (6.46%) Ruby
9 162 (3.38%) Perl
10 158 (3.29%) Java 8
10 158 (3.29%) PHP 7
11 154 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 152 (3.17%) Go
13 150 (3.13%) TypeScript
14 128 (2.67%) C++
15 113 (2.36%) C
16 87 (1.81%) T-SQL
17 84 (1.75%) PHP 5
18 83 (1.73%) ES6
19 78 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 452 (9.42%) Degree
2 169 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 47 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 36 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.31%) PhD
8 14 (0.29%) CCNP
9 10 (0.21%) CCDP
9 10 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.19%) CCNA
11 7 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.15%) OCP
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.13%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.10%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.10%) HND
14 3 (0.063%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (3.94%) QA
2 36 (0.75%) GDPR
3 30 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.29%) SLA
6 12 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.063%) HL7
7 3 (0.063%) PMO
8 2 (0.042%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.021%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.021%) WAI
9 1 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 815 (16.99%) Docker
2 80 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.81%) Varnish
5 37 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (0.42%) KVM
10 18 (0.38%) vSphere
11 14 (0.29%) DRBD
12 13 (0.27%) Postfix
13 12 (0.25%) iptables
14 10 (0.21%) GlusterFS
15 9 (0.19%) Xen
16 8 (0.17%) XenApp
17 7 (0.15%) Ceph
17 7 (0.15%) Samba
18 6 (0.13%) GridGain
18 6 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 438 (9.13%) Kubernetes
2 321 (6.69%) Ansible
3 253 (5.27%) Puppet
4 234 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 175 (3.65%) Terraform
6 80 (1.67%) Nagios
7 60 (1.25%) Grafana
7 60 (1.25%) ZABBIX
8 47 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 35 (0.73%) Prometheus
10 33 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (0.65%) Kibana
12 19 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
13 17 (0.35%) Icinga
13 17 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.33%) Packer
15 15 (0.31%) Oozie
16 11 (0.23%) Ganglia
16 11 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
16 11 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 690 (14.38%) Oracle
2 333 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 261 (5.44%) Google
4 254 (5.29%) Zend
5 101 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 92 (1.92%) VMware
7 79 (1.65%) Sybase
8 73 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (1.25%) Tableau
10 57 (1.19%) Adobe
11 53 (1.10%) Cisco
12 49 (1.02%) Atlassian
13 32 (0.67%) IBM
14 30 (0.63%) SAP
15 25 (0.52%) Sun
16 24 (0.50%) Apple
17 22 (0.46%) Percona
17 22 (0.46%) Sage
18 20 (0.42%) Talend
19 19 (0.40%) New Relic