Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,281 2,526 5,285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.27% 4.07% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.16% 14.69% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,881 2,181 4,565
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £79,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.40%

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 28,230 17,200 36,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.13% 27.75% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19,111 14,237 30,944
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +18 1,719 £70,000 - 256
North of England +10 732 £45,000 - 243
South East -12 710 £47,500 +5.56% 134
South West -1 550 £42,500 +6.25% 105
North West +10 349 £50,000 +13.64% 148
Yorkshire +16 344 £43,000 -4.44% 69
Midlands -15 334 £42,500 - 121
West Midlands 0 214 £42,500 - 78
East of England -27 141 £51,500 +14.44% 56
East Midlands -20 120 £40,750 +1.88% 43
North East -36 39 £35,000 -22.22% 26
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2,203 (51.46%) JavaScript
2 2,093 (48.89%) PHP
3 1,524 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1,490 (34.80%) AWS
5 1,449 (33.85%) HTML
6 1,413 (33.01%) CSS
7 1,258 (29.39%) Docker
8 1,146 (26.77%) Git (software)
9 1,137 (26.56%) SQL
10 1,086 (25.37%) React
11 1,080 (25.23%) Linux
12 996 (23.27%) Java
13 994 (23.22%) Python
14 992 (23.17%) Full Stack Development
15 985 (23.01%) Microservices
16 933 (21.79%) Node.js
17 928 (21.68%) Software Engineering
18 925 (21.61%) PostgreSQL
19 816 (19.06%) Social Skills
20 792 (18.50%) SQL Server
21 786 (18.36%) Kubernetes
22 776 (18.13%) DevOps
23 768 (17.94%) Laravel
24 671 (15.67%) Web Development
25 650 (15.18%) REST
25 650 (15.18%) Web Services
26 642 (15.00%) MongoDB
27 630 (14.72%) Azure
28 617 (14.41%) Relational Database
29 596 (13.92%) OOP

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
1 333 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
2 294 (6.87%) Apache
3 256 (5.98%) WordPress
4 247 (5.77%) CMS
5 185 (4.32%) nginx
6 116 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 101 (2.36%) Drupal
8 85 (1.99%) Apache Solr
8 85 (1.99%) Confluence
9 63 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 41 (0.96%) IIS
11 37 (0.86%) SharePoint
12 19 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (0.42%) JBoss
14 16 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
15 14 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.26%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.40%) Adobe XD
6 14 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.23%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.047%) Sketch
12 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 132 (3.08%) Magento
2 37 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.58%) Shopify
4 8 (0.19%) OpenCart
4 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.070%) FastStats
7 3 (0.070%) Relativity
7 3 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.070%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.047%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.047%) Summit
8 2 (0.047%) Workfront
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.023%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,490 (34.80%) AWS
2 630 (14.72%) Azure
3 477 (11.14%) Serverless
4 391 (9.13%) SaaS
5 352 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
6 332 (7.76%) GCP
7 274 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
8 201 (4.70%) GitHub
9 183 (4.27%) Amazon S3
10 165 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
11 159 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 117 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
13 99 (2.31%) Amazon EKS
14 85 (1.99%) Power Platform
15 74 (1.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 73 (1.71%) Datadog
17 71 (1.66%) PaaS
18 69 (1.61%) Pulumi
19 67 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 61 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 150 (3.50%) HTTP
2 110 (2.57%) DNS
2 110 (2.57%) Internet
3 72 (1.68%) Firewall
4 57 (1.33%) SSL
4 57 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 38 (0.89%) AMQP
6 37 (0.86%) SMTP
7 28 (0.65%) SSH
8 24 (0.56%) FTP
9 22 (0.51%) WAN
10 21 (0.49%) VPN
11 20 (0.47%) LAN
11 20 (0.47%) Network Security
12 18 (0.42%) Intranet
13 16 (0.37%) SAN
14 13 (0.30%) DHCP
15 12 (0.28%) NAS
16 11 (0.26%) VoIP
17 10 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 925 (21.61%) PostgreSQL
2 792 (18.50%) SQL Server
3 642 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 617 (14.41%) Relational Database
5 568 (13.27%) Redis
6 552 (12.89%) NoSQL
7 302 (7.05%) MariaDB
8 301 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 205 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
10 201 (4.70%) Amazon Aurora
11 153 (3.57%) RDBMS
12 122 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
13 115 (2.69%) Big Data
14 110 (2.57%) Hadoop
15 97 (2.27%) Oracle Database
16 80 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
17 74 (1.73%) Power BI
18 72 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
19 69 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
20 59 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,146 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 372 (8.69%) Jenkins
3 341 (7.97%) JIRA
4 166 (3.88%) GitLab
5 148 (3.46%) PHPUnit
6 147 (3.43%) Bitbucket
7 116 (2.71%) webpack
8 93 (2.17%) Selenium
9 86 (2.01%) Maven
10 81 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (1.66%) gulp
12 66 (1.54%) Cucumber
13 64 (1.49%) Subversion
14 63 (1.47%) Grunt
15 61 (1.42%) CircleCI
15 61 (1.42%) Eclipse
16 53 (1.24%) JUnit
17 49 (1.14%) JMeter
17 49 (1.14%) SpecFlow
18 45 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 816 (19.06%) Social Skills
2 541 (12.64%) Finance
3 267 (6.24%) Retail
4 263 (6.14%) Marketing
5 205 (4.79%) Games
6 196 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (3.27%) Banking
8 96 (2.24%) Public Sector
9 71 (1.66%) Law
10 63 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 57 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 53 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
13 52 (1.21%) Manufacturing
14 45 (1.05%) Legal
15 28 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
15 28 (0.65%) Electronics
16 27 (0.63%) Advertising
17 26 (0.61%) Automotive
18 24 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
19 20 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,457 (57.39%) Developer
2 960 (22.42%) PHP Developer
3 514 (12.01%) Software Engineer
4 508 (11.87%) Senior Developer
5 341 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
6 260 (6.07%) Java Developer
7 242 (5.65%) Software Developer
8 228 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
9 209 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 191 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
11 175 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
12 155 (3.62%) Backend Developer
13 145 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 119 (2.78%) Junior
15 112 (2.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
16 108 (2.52%) Java Engineer
17 106 (2.48%) .NET Developer
18 104 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 99 (2.31%) AWS Engineer
20 94 (2.20%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,449 (33.85%) HTML
2 1,413 (33.01%) CSS
3 1,086 (25.37%) React
4 933 (21.79%) Node.js
5 768 (17.94%) Laravel
6 650 (15.18%) REST
6 650 (15.18%) Web Services
7 591 (13.81%) AngularJS
8 574 (13.41%) Symfony
9 542 (12.66%) jQuery
10 535 (12.50%) RESTful
11 468 (10.93%) LAMP
12 429 (10.02%) .NET
13 418 (9.76%) Vue.js
14 374 (8.74%) HTML5
15 351 (8.20%) Spring
16 315 (7.36%) Kafka
17 249 (5.82%) SOAP
18 248 (5.79%) JSON
19 243 (5.68%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 330 (7.71%) User Experience
2 249 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 170 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 126 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 105 (2.45%) Legacy Systems
6 104 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 98 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 78 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 69 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.49%) Legacy Code
11 60 (1.40%) Pricing Data
12 59 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 59 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 54 (1.26%) Cloud Native
14 51 (1.19%) NHS
15 47 (1.10%) Data Centre
16 43 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 41 (0.96%) Clustering
18 37 (0.86%) Cyberattack
19 35 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,080 (25.23%) Linux
2 236 (5.51%) Windows
3 194 (4.53%) Unix
4 154 (3.60%) Android
5 127 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 105 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 92 (2.15%) CentOS
8 76 (1.78%) Windows Server
9 58 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (0.93%) Debian
11 14 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.28%) Solaris
14 11 (0.26%) VMS
15 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.14%) Fedora
18 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.12%) SUSE
18 5 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,524 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (23.17%) Full Stack Development
3 985 (23.01%) Microservices
4 928 (21.68%) Software Engineering
5 776 (18.13%) DevOps
6 671 (15.67%) Web Development
7 596 (13.92%) OOP
8 591 (13.81%) MVC
9 576 (13.45%) OO
10 558 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
11 525 (12.26%) Scrum
12 517 (12.08%) E-Commerce
13 482 (11.26%) TDD
14 370 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 358 (8.36%) Unit Testing
16 320 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
17 319 (7.45%) Analytics
18 301 (7.03%) Front End Development
19 298 (6.96%) Fintech
20 272 (6.35%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,203 (51.46%) JavaScript
2 2,093 (48.89%) PHP
3 1,137 (26.56%) SQL
4 996 (23.27%) Java
5 994 (23.22%) Python
6 540 (12.61%) C#
7 484 (11.31%) TypeScript
8 375 (8.76%) Go
9 319 (7.45%) Bash Shell
10 221 (5.16%) PowerShell
11 206 (4.81%) PHP 7
12 192 (4.48%) Ruby
13 137 (3.20%) Perl
14 108 (2.52%) ES6
15 97 (2.27%) C++
15 97 (2.27%) Groovy
16 91 (2.13%) Scala
17 87 (2.03%) Java 8
18 67 (1.57%) Kotlin
19 66 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 342 (7.99%) Degree
2 139 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 89 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 25 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 19 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.23%) CCNA
11 10 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.23%) MCSA
12 9 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.16%) PhD
14 6 (0.14%) CGEIT
14 6 (0.14%) CISA
14 6 (0.14%) CRISC
15 5 (0.12%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.093%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (2.87%) QA
2 69 (1.61%) Accessibility
3 49 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 41 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.40%) SLA
7 11 (0.26%) GDPR
7 11 (0.26%) ISO 13485
8 10 (0.23%) IEC 62304
9 6 (0.14%) COBIT
9 6 (0.14%) HL7
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.12%) Good Clinical Practice
11 4 (0.093%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.070%) WCAG
13 2 (0.047%) PMO
13 2 (0.047%) PSD2
14 1 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1,258 (29.39%) Docker
2 63 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 11 (0.26%) vSphere
7 10 (0.23%) NFS
8 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.19%) Varnish
10 7 (0.16%) Ceph
10 7 (0.16%) iptables
11 6 (0.14%) Postfix
11 6 (0.14%) Samba
12 5 (0.12%) LXC
13 4 (0.093%) HDFS
13 4 (0.093%) KVM
13 4 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.070%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 786 (18.36%) Kubernetes
2 457 (10.68%) Terraform
3 382 (8.92%) Ansible
4 235 (5.49%) Puppet
5 198 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 163 (3.81%) Grafana
7 139 (3.25%) Prometheus
8 64 (1.49%) Graphite
9 54 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
10 41 (0.96%) Kibana
11 38 (0.89%) Opsgenie
12 33 (0.77%) Nagios
13 26 (0.61%) Graylog
14 20 (0.47%) ZABBIX
15 17 (0.40%) HAProxy
15 17 (0.40%) Rancher
16 16 (0.37%) logstash
17 15 (0.35%) linkerd
17 15 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
18 14 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 559 (13.06%) Oracle
2 309 (7.22%) Google
3 224 (5.23%) Zend
4 213 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 93 (2.17%) VMware
6 85 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 85 (1.99%) New Relic
7 75 (1.75%) Sybase
8 71 (1.66%) SaltStack
9 56 (1.31%) WooCommerce
10 53 (1.24%) Adobe
11 45 (1.05%) SAP
12 42 (0.98%) Splunk
13 38 (0.89%) IBM
14 36 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 33 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.72%) Facebook
17 30 (0.70%) Apple
17 30 (0.70%) Sony
18 29 (0.68%) ServiceNow