Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 68 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,607 1,888 4,854
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.21% 4.29% 3.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.04% 14.85% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,828 1,660 4,271
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £39,938 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 30,633 12,711 34,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.98% 28.88% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20,024 10,855 28,990
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +32 1,949 £70,000 - 291
South East -11 840 £47,500 -5.00% 92
North of England +6 788 £46,000 +2.22% 210
South West -14 433 £45,000 +7.14% 80
North West +3 394 £50,000 +11.11% 127
Yorkshire +5 350 £45,000 +5.88% 58
Midlands -46 344 £45,000 +5.88% 106
West Midlands -2 240 £45,000 +5.88% 71
East of England -46 172 £47,500 +11.76% 45
East Midlands -69 104 £43,000 +7.50% 34
North East -10 44 £34,500 -16.36% 25
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2,251 (48.86%) JavaScript
2 2,111 (45.82%) PHP
3 1,745 (37.88%) AWS
4 1,597 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1,438 (31.21%) HTML
6 1,415 (30.71%) CSS
7 1,398 (30.35%) Docker
8 1,270 (27.57%) SQL
9 1,177 (25.55%) Git (software)
10 1,158 (25.14%) React
11 1,147 (24.90%) Python
12 1,076 (23.36%) Linux
13 1,054 (22.88%) Java
14 1,049 (22.77%) Full Stack Development
15 969 (21.03%) PostgreSQL
16 958 (20.79%) Social Skills
17 954 (20.71%) Node.js
18 939 (20.38%) Microservices
19 937 (20.34%) Software Engineering
20 911 (19.77%) DevOps
21 892 (19.36%) SQL Server
22 865 (18.78%) Kubernetes
23 796 (17.28%) Azure
24 711 (15.43%) Laravel
25 701 (15.22%) REST
26 682 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
27 648 (14.07%) Redis
28 646 (14.02%) MongoDB
29 644 (13.98%) Web Services
30 632 (13.72%) Web Development

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
1 344 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
2 302 (6.56%) Apache
3 271 (5.88%) CMS
4 265 (5.75%) WordPress
5 184 (3.99%) nginx
6 123 (2.67%) Drupal
7 106 (2.30%) Confluence
8 102 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 98 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 87 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 67 (1.45%) IIS
12 49 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 31 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
14 24 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 23 (0.50%) SAS
16 18 (0.39%) JBoss
17 17 (0.37%) WebLogic
18 16 (0.35%) Jupyter
19 15 (0.33%) OpenStack
20 13 (0.28%) MODX
Applications
1 83 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.41%) Adobe XD
4 19 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.13%) Figma
9 4 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.065%) InVision
11 1 (0.022%) GIMP
11 1 (0.022%) SPSS
11 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 120 (2.60%) Magento
2 44 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 18 (0.39%) Shopify
5 11 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.13%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.11%) FastStats
9 4 (0.087%) Relativity
10 2 (0.043%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.043%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.043%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.043%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.043%) Summit
10 2 (0.043%) Workfront
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,745 (37.88%) AWS
2 796 (17.28%) Azure
3 479 (10.40%) SaaS
4 472 (10.25%) Serverless
5 456 (9.90%) GCP
6 350 (7.60%) AWS Lambda
7 307 (6.66%) GitHub
8 240 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
9 209 (4.54%) Amazon S3
10 163 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
11 160 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 149 (3.23%) Power Platform
13 103 (2.24%) Amazon ECS
14 90 (1.95%) Amazon EKS
15 79 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 74 (1.61%) PaaS
17 72 (1.56%) Datadog
18 70 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 63 (1.37%) OpenShift
20 55 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 197 (4.28%) HTTP
2 130 (2.82%) DNS
3 103 (2.24%) Internet
4 95 (2.06%) Firewall
5 57 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 53 (1.15%) SSL
7 45 (0.98%) AMQP
8 39 (0.85%) VPN
9 36 (0.78%) SMTP
10 33 (0.72%) SSH
11 29 (0.63%) LAN
11 29 (0.63%) WAN
12 26 (0.56%) MQTT
12 26 (0.56%) Network Security
13 19 (0.41%) DHCP
13 19 (0.41%) Intranet
13 19 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (0.39%) FTP
15 12 (0.26%) SAN
15 12 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 969 (21.03%) PostgreSQL
2 892 (19.36%) SQL Server
3 648 (14.07%) Redis
4 646 (14.02%) MongoDB
5 632 (13.72%) Relational Database
6 621 (13.48%) NoSQL
7 319 (6.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 290 (6.29%) MariaDB
9 244 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
10 223 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
11 191 (4.15%) Amazon Aurora
12 148 (3.21%) Hadoop
13 145 (3.15%) Big Data
13 145 (3.15%) Power BI
14 135 (2.93%) RDBMS
15 104 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 91 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 86 (1.87%) Oracle Database
17 86 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 83 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,177 (25.55%) Git (software)
2 522 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 385 (8.36%) JIRA
4 206 (4.47%) Bitbucket
5 203 (4.41%) GitLab
6 178 (3.86%) PHPUnit
7 139 (3.02%) webpack
8 135 (2.93%) Selenium
9 98 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 87 (1.89%) Subversion
11 86 (1.87%) CircleCI
12 66 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 63 (1.37%) Eclipse
13 63 (1.37%) JMeter
14 60 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 60 (1.30%) Maven
15 53 (1.15%) Cypress.io
16 51 (1.11%) gulp
17 48 (1.04%) SpecFlow
18 47 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 958 (20.79%) Social Skills
2 567 (12.31%) Finance
3 314 (6.82%) Marketing
4 299 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 298 (6.47%) Retail
6 208 (4.51%) Games
7 118 (2.56%) Public Sector
8 104 (2.26%) Banking
9 91 (1.98%) Law
10 84 (1.82%) Telecoms
11 64 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 64 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
12 59 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
12 59 (1.28%) Publishing
13 57 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 55 (1.19%) Legal
15 35 (0.76%) Billing
16 32 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
17 31 (0.67%) Advertising
18 28 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,512 (54.53%) Developer
2 1,000 (21.71%) PHP Developer
3 526 (11.42%) Senior Developer
4 512 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 371 (8.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 268 (5.82%) Java Developer
7 241 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 213 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 202 (4.38%) Senior PHP Developer
10 186 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 177 (3.84%) Web Developer
12 136 (2.95%) Backend Developer
13 135 (2.93%) Administrator
14 130 (2.82%) Data Engineer
15 117 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
16 111 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 108 (2.34%) DBA
18 103 (2.24%) Lead Developer
19 99 (2.15%) Architect
20 87 (1.89%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,438 (31.21%) HTML
2 1,415 (30.71%) CSS
3 1,158 (25.14%) React
4 954 (20.71%) Node.js
5 711 (15.43%) Laravel
6 701 (15.22%) REST
7 644 (13.98%) Web Services
8 594 (12.89%) AngularJS
9 588 (12.76%) jQuery
10 491 (10.66%) Symfony
11 480 (10.42%) RESTful
12 479 (10.40%) .NET
13 440 (9.55%) LAMP
14 422 (9.16%) Kafka
15 382 (8.29%) Spring
16 369 (8.01%) HTML5
17 368 (7.99%) Vue.js
18 298 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
19 258 (5.60%) GraphQL
20 253 (5.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 382 (8.29%) User Experience
2 244 (5.30%) Mobile App
3 233 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 137 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
5 115 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (2.08%) Cloud Native
7 90 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 88 (1.91%) e-Learning
9 85 (1.85%) Legacy Code
9 85 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
10 80 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 80 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 79 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
12 56 (1.22%) NHS
13 54 (1.17%) Driving Licence
14 51 (1.11%) Data Centre
15 44 (0.96%) Cyberattack
15 44 (0.96%) PKI
16 43 (0.93%) Public Cloud
17 41 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,076 (23.36%) Linux
2 339 (7.36%) Windows
3 228 (4.95%) Unix
4 157 (3.41%) Android
5 127 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 109 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 108 (2.34%) CentOS
8 104 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 57 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (1.00%) Debian
11 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (0.30%) Solaris
13 12 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.22%) VMS
15 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.17%) SUSE
16 8 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,597 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,049 (22.77%) Full Stack Development
3 939 (20.38%) Microservices
4 937 (20.34%) Software Engineering
5 911 (19.77%) DevOps
6 682 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
7 632 (13.72%) Web Development
8 593 (12.87%) E-Commerce
9 589 (12.78%) Scrum
10 582 (12.63%) TDD
11 571 (12.39%) OO
12 519 (11.27%) OOP
13 503 (10.92%) MVC
14 446 (9.68%) Test Automation
15 431 (9.36%) Analytics
16 371 (8.05%) Unit Testing
17 360 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
18 327 (7.10%) Front End Development
19 298 (6.47%) Fintech
20 287 (6.23%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,251 (48.86%) JavaScript
2 2,111 (45.82%) PHP
3 1,270 (27.57%) SQL
4 1,147 (24.90%) Python
5 1,054 (22.88%) Java
6 615 (13.35%) C#
7 541 (11.74%) TypeScript
8 386 (8.38%) Go
9 352 (7.64%) Bash Shell
10 260 (5.64%) PowerShell
11 211 (4.58%) PHP 7
12 210 (4.56%) Ruby
13 128 (2.78%) C++
13 128 (2.78%) Perl
14 114 (2.47%) Scala
15 101 (2.19%) Java 8
16 98 (2.13%) C
17 88 (1.91%) ES6
18 86 (1.87%) Groovy
19 78 (1.69%) Dart
Qualifications
1 355 (7.71%) Degree
2 152 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 97 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 32 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.67%) DBS Check
6 31 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 26 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.43%) MCSA
9 13 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.26%) MCSE
11 11 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.22%) CCNA
13 9 (0.20%) CISA
14 8 (0.17%) CGEIT
14 8 (0.17%) CRISC
14 8 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.15%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (3.39%) QA
2 94 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 54 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 50 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.41%) SLA
6 13 (0.28%) GDPR
7 10 (0.22%) IEC 62304
7 10 (0.22%) ISO 13485
8 9 (0.20%) COBIT
8 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.13%) HL7
10 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.13%) PMO
11 5 (0.11%) Good Clinical Practice
12 2 (0.043%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.043%) NIST
12 2 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,398 (30.35%) Docker
2 81 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 75 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.43%) HDFS
6 16 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.26%) KVM
7 12 (0.26%) NFS
8 11 (0.24%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.22%) Varnish
9 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.20%) iptables
11 8 (0.17%) vSphere
12 7 (0.15%) Postfix
12 7 (0.15%) Samba
13 6 (0.13%) Ceph
14 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 865 (18.78%) Kubernetes
2 505 (10.96%) Terraform
3 418 (9.07%) Ansible
4 254 (5.51%) Puppet
5 221 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
6 172 (3.73%) Grafana
7 131 (2.84%) Prometheus
8 71 (1.54%) Graphite
9 56 (1.22%) Opsgenie
10 49 (1.06%) Nagios
11 48 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
12 45 (0.98%) Kibana
13 38 (0.82%) logstash
14 33 (0.72%) HAProxy
15 32 (0.69%) Graylog
16 30 (0.65%) ZABBIX
17 24 (0.52%) Apache Brooklyn
18 22 (0.48%) Istio
18 22 (0.48%) Pingdom
19 18 (0.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 593 (12.87%) Oracle
2 413 (8.96%) Google
3 303 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 212 (4.60%) Zend
5 117 (2.54%) New Relic
6 106 (2.30%) VMware
7 102 (2.21%) Atlassian
8 77 (1.67%) SaltStack
9 65 (1.41%) Adobe
10 57 (1.24%) Splunk
11 52 (1.13%) WooCommerce
12 49 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 43 (0.93%) Talend
14 41 (0.89%) SAP
15 40 (0.87%) IBM
16 36 (0.78%) Facebook
16 36 (0.78%) Sony
17 35 (0.76%) Informatica
18 34 (0.74%) Apple
19 31 (0.67%) Xamarin