Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 72 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,865 5,403 7,519
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.94% 3.95% 4.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.60% 14.33% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,707 5,020 6,853
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £74,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 19,627 37,714 51,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.00% 27.57% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16,177 31,217 41,928
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 -10 1,016 £70,000 +14.75% 82
South East +11 586 £45,000 - 52
North of England +5 501 £45,000 +5.88% 128
South West +27 366 £40,000 - 59
North West -11 256 £45,000 +5.88% 60
Midlands -6 231 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Yorkshire +36 177 £45,000 +11.11% 57
East of England +9 159 £45,000 - 29
West Midlands -18 130 £42,500 +6.25% 35
East Midlands +30 99 £40,000 +6.67% 27
North East +26 68 £45,000 - 11
South Coast - 1 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 1,455 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 1,403 (48.97%) PHP
3 1,064 (37.14%) HTML
4 977 (34.10%) CSS
5 937 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
6 861 (30.05%) Linux
7 843 (29.42%) AWS
8 827 (28.87%) SQL
9 722 (25.20%) Git (software)
10 714 (24.92%) SQL Server
11 684 (23.87%) Java
12 656 (22.90%) Python
13 548 (19.13%) Docker
14 528 (18.43%) DevOps
15 498 (17.38%) Laravel
16 494 (17.24%) Azure
17 482 (16.82%) MVC
18 478 (16.68%) jQuery
19 477 (16.65%) Web Services
20 468 (16.34%) Web Development
21 464 (16.20%) Finance
22 461 (16.09%) Software Engineering
23 446 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
24 419 (14.62%) OOP
25 411 (14.35%) Microservices
26 409 (14.28%) .NET
27 406 (14.17%) MongoDB
27 406 (14.17%) React
28 400 (13.96%) TDD
29 399 (13.93%) Oracle

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
1 332 (11.59%) Apache
2 141 (4.92%) WordPress
3 120 (4.19%) CMS
4 112 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
5 99 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 73 (2.55%) nginx
7 63 (2.20%) Confluence
8 58 (2.02%) IIS
9 53 (1.85%) Drupal
10 40 (1.40%) Apache Spark
11 33 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 25 (0.87%) SAS
13 24 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.77%) Joomla!
14 22 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.70%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.56%) JBoss
17 15 (0.52%) Moodle
17 15 (0.52%) Umbraco
18 11 (0.38%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 63 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.24%) Adobe XD
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.035%) Figma
10 1 (0.035%) Sketch
10 1 (0.035%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 127 (4.43%) Magento
2 31 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.52%) Shopify
4 12 (0.42%) SAP GTS
5 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.21%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.17%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.14%) Actimize
9 4 (0.14%) Eikon
9 4 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.14%) iTrent
10 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.070%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.070%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.070%) Summit
11 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 843 (29.42%) AWS
2 494 (17.24%) Azure
3 222 (7.75%) SaaS
4 209 (7.29%) GCP
5 208 (7.26%) Serverless
6 184 (6.42%) AWS Lambda
7 124 (4.33%) Amazon ECS
8 76 (2.65%) Amazon S3
8 76 (2.65%) PaaS
9 72 (2.51%) GitHub
10 71 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
11 65 (2.27%) Power Platform
12 61 (2.13%) IaaS
13 53 (1.85%) Apigee
14 45 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 42 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
16 40 (1.40%) npm
17 38 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 34 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.14%) DNS
2 57 (1.99%) HTTP
3 54 (1.88%) Firewall
4 51 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.40%) Internet
6 30 (1.05%) Network Security
7 27 (0.94%) VPN
8 24 (0.84%) RTP
9 22 (0.77%) SSL
9 22 (0.77%) VoIP
10 21 (0.73%) WAN
11 20 (0.70%) LAN
11 20 (0.70%) SAN
12 14 (0.49%) Intranet
13 13 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
14 12 (0.42%) Skype
15 10 (0.35%) DHCP
15 10 (0.35%) SSH
16 9 (0.31%) VLAN
16 9 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 714 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 446 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
3 406 (14.17%) MongoDB
4 322 (11.24%) NoSQL
5 285 (9.95%) Redis
6 267 (9.32%) Relational Database
7 124 (4.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 110 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
9 106 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 92 (3.21%) Big Data
11 88 (3.07%) MariaDB
12 69 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
13 65 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 65 (2.27%) Power BI
14 55 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 55 (1.92%) RDBMS
15 46 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
17 35 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 722 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 299 (10.44%) Jenkins
3 189 (6.60%) JIRA
4 119 (4.15%) PHPUnit
5 103 (3.60%) Selenium
6 101 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 96 (3.35%) GitLab
8 89 (3.11%) Subversion
9 77 (2.69%) Artifactory
10 76 (2.65%) Maven
10 76 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 64 (2.23%) webpack
12 56 (1.95%) Vagrant
13 54 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 51 (1.78%) Visual Studio
15 43 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (1.50%) JUnit
16 42 (1.47%) gulp
16 42 (1.47%) MSBuild
17 39 (1.36%) Eclipse
General
1 464 (16.20%) Finance
2 177 (6.18%) Retail
3 164 (5.72%) Marketing
4 115 (4.01%) Banking
5 79 (2.76%) Front Office
6 69 (2.41%) Games
7 59 (2.06%) Back Office
8 55 (1.92%) Public Sector
9 37 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.08%) Advertising
11 26 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.73%) Law
13 17 (0.59%) Publishing
14 16 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.52%) Automotive
16 14 (0.49%) Legal
17 12 (0.42%) Digital Economy
17 12 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.31%) Police
19 7 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1,808 (63.11%) Developer
2 765 (26.70%) PHP Developer
3 298 (10.40%) Senior Developer
4 207 (7.23%) Software Engineer
5 203 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 176 (6.14%) Java Developer
7 173 (6.04%) Software Developer
8 170 (5.93%) Web Developer
9 139 (4.85%) Senior PHP Developer
10 125 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 120 (4.19%) .NET Developer
12 101 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 89 (3.11%) Architect
14 74 (2.58%) Junior
15 72 (2.51%) Python Developer
16 71 (2.48%) PHP Web Developer
17 69 (2.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
18 68 (2.37%) Data Engineer
19 66 (2.30%) DBA
19 66 (2.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,064 (37.14%) HTML
2 977 (34.10%) CSS
3 498 (17.38%) Laravel
4 478 (16.68%) jQuery
5 477 (16.65%) Web Services
6 409 (14.28%) .NET
7 406 (14.17%) React
8 394 (13.75%) AngularJS
9 351 (12.25%) REST
10 348 (12.15%) Node.js
11 337 (11.76%) LAMP
12 317 (11.06%) HTML5
13 292 (10.19%) Symfony
14 240 (8.38%) RESTful
15 189 (6.60%) Vue.js
16 188 (6.56%) XML
17 181 (6.32%) CSS3
18 173 (6.04%) SOAP
19 168 (5.86%) Spring
20 151 (5.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.23%) User Experience
2 195 (6.81%) Mobile App
3 156 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 154 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 89 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 63 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
7 60 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 53 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 46 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 43 (1.50%) Replication
11 36 (1.26%) Cloud Native
12 28 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 27 (0.94%) NHS
14 21 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.66%) e-Learning
15 19 (0.66%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.52%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.49%) Driving Licence
18 13 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 861 (30.05%) Linux
2 209 (7.29%) Windows
3 124 (4.33%) Unix
4 106 (3.70%) Android
5 98 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 94 (3.28%) CentOS
7 84 (2.93%) Apple iOS
8 71 (2.48%) Ubuntu
9 48 (1.68%) Debian
10 38 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (0.42%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.42%) FreeBSD
15 11 (0.38%) FreeNAS
16 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.31%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (18.43%) DevOps
3 482 (16.82%) MVC
4 468 (16.34%) Web Development
5 461 (16.09%) Software Engineering
6 419 (14.62%) OOP
7 411 (14.35%) Microservices
8 400 (13.96%) TDD
9 392 (13.68%) OO
10 370 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
11 269 (9.39%) Scrum
12 264 (9.21%) Mentoring
13 261 (9.11%) E-Commerce
14 243 (8.48%) Test Automation
15 208 (7.26%) Computer Science
16 191 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
17 181 (6.32%) Front End Development
18 175 (6.11%) OO PHP
19 173 (6.04%) Open Source
20 170 (5.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,455 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 1,403 (48.97%) PHP
3 827 (28.87%) SQL
4 684 (23.87%) Java
5 656 (22.90%) Python
6 371 (12.95%) C#
7 197 (6.88%) Bash Shell
8 137 (4.78%) PHP 7
9 134 (4.68%) C++
9 134 (4.68%) Ruby
10 131 (4.57%) Go
11 106 (3.70%) C
12 80 (2.79%) TypeScript
13 77 (2.69%) F#
13 77 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 73 (2.55%) Java 8
15 68 (2.37%) Perl
16 62 (2.16%) PHP 5
17 55 (1.92%) T-SQL
18 51 (1.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 242 (8.45%) Degree
2 107 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.98%) Sun Certification
5 23 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.17%) HND
11 4 (0.14%) HNC
11 4 (0.14%) MCPD
11 4 (0.14%) MCSD
11 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.14%) PhD
12 3 (0.10%) ISEB
12 3 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.26%) QA
2 33 (1.15%) GDPR
3 27 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.45%) COBIT
6 12 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.24%) SLA
9 4 (0.14%) Basel II
9 4 (0.14%) Basel III
9 4 (0.14%) WCAG
10 3 (0.10%) HL7
10 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.070%) NIST
12 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.035%) MiFID
12 1 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 548 (19.13%) Docker
2 77 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.87%) KVM
6 19 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.45%) vSphere
9 11 (0.38%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.38%) Varnish
10 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.24%) Kamailio
11 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.21%) NFS
13 5 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.17%) vCloud
13 5 (0.17%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.14%) iptables
14 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 371 (12.95%) Kubernetes
2 163 (5.69%) Ansible
3 112 (3.91%) Terraform
4 107 (3.73%) Puppet
5 97 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.29%) Kibana
7 35 (1.22%) Nagios
8 29 (1.01%) Grafana
9 13 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.42%) logstash
10 12 (0.42%) Proxmox
11 10 (0.35%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.28%) HP ALM
13 7 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.24%) OpenNebula
13 7 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.21%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.21%) Oozie
14 6 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 399 (13.93%) Oracle
2 218 (7.61%) Google
3 210 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 177 (6.18%) Zend
5 98 (3.42%) VMware
6 59 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 57 (1.99%) Atlassian
8 41 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (1.40%) Tableau
10 34 (1.19%) New Relic
11 31 (1.08%) Adobe
11 31 (1.08%) SaltStack
12 30 (1.05%) Percona
13 29 (1.01%) HP
14 25 (0.87%) IBM
14 25 (0.87%) SAP
15 21 (0.73%) Xamarin
16 20 (0.70%) Cisco
16 20 (0.70%) Splunk
17 19 (0.66%) ServiceNow