Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 7,210 8,438 9,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.41% 5.06% 5.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.50% 16.61% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,242 7,356 8,739
England median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 49,739 50,788 57,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.42% 30.45% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40,727 43,019 49,905
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -13 2,583 £59,000 +2.61% 366
South East 0 1,583 £42,500 - 209
North of England +2 1,472 £40,000 +6.67% 308
North West +8 890 £40,000 +3.90% 192
South West +4 638 £40,000 +6.67% 126
Midlands -27 602 £39,000 +11.43% 132
Yorkshire -7 508 £40,000 +14.29% 95
West Midlands -33 371 £37,500 +7.14% 84
East of England -41 343 £42,500 +13.33% 91
East Midlands -10 230 £40,000 +14.29% 46
North East -12 76 £37,500 +7.14% 21
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 3,508 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 3,291 (45.64%) PHP
3 2,924 (40.55%) HTML
4 2,784 (38.61%) CSS
5 2,685 (37.24%) Linux
6 2,386 (33.09%) SQL
7 2,359 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
8 2,056 (28.52%) Java
9 2,021 (28.03%) Git (software)
10 1,631 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
11 1,482 (20.55%) Python
12 1,476 (20.47%) jQuery
13 1,436 (19.92%) MVC
14 1,433 (19.88%) SQL Server
15 1,342 (18.61%) Web Development
16 1,189 (16.49%) Oracle
17 1,116 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
18 1,099 (15.24%) AngularJS
19 1,048 (14.54%) Apache
20 1,039 (14.41%) LAMP
21 1,023 (14.19%) DevOps
22 1,019 (14.13%) Finance
23 1,006 (13.95%) Laravel
24 1,004 (13.93%) OO
25 1,000 (13.87%) Docker
26 959 (13.30%) Software Engineering
27 942 (13.07%) Web Services
28 914 (12.68%) NoSQL
29 908 (12.59%) Node.js
30 896 (12.43%) HTML5

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 1,048 (14.54%) Apache
2 448 (6.21%) Tomcat
3 417 (5.78%) CMS
4 402 (5.58%) WordPress
5 340 (4.72%) nginx
6 318 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
7 239 (3.31%) Drupal
8 210 (2.91%) JBoss
9 157 (2.18%) Confluence
10 140 (1.94%) Apache Spark
11 122 (1.69%) IIS
12 113 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 105 (1.46%) WebSphere
14 102 (1.41%) Ethereum
15 99 (1.37%) OpenStack
16 98 (1.36%) Apache Solr
17 61 (0.85%) SharePoint
18 52 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 50 (0.69%) Apache Pig
20 47 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 106 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 86 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 50 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.32%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.12%) GIMP
9 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.097%) HipChat
11 6 (0.083%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.069%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.069%) SPSS
13 4 (0.055%) InDesign
14 3 (0.042%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.042%) Weka
15 2 (0.028%) Microsoft Project
16 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 234 (3.25%) Magento
2 77 (1.07%) Distributed Ledger
3 54 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 16 (0.22%) Shopify
6 14 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 13 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.11%) OpenCart
10 7 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.083%) Movex
11 6 (0.083%) SDL Web 8
12 5 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.055%) TRIRIGA
14 3 (0.042%) Eloqua
15 2 (0.028%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 1 (0.014%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1,631 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
2 654 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 408 (5.66%) GitHub
4 386 (5.35%) SaaS
5 253 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 202 (2.80%) Amazon S3
7 198 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 191 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 106 (1.47%) Serverless
10 94 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
11 89 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 85 (1.18%) npm
13 78 (1.08%) Office 365
14 65 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 62 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 60 (0.83%) IaaS
17 59 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 59 (0.82%) PaaS
18 52 (0.72%) Route 53
19 47 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 240 (3.33%) HTTP
2 222 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 195 (2.70%) DNS
3 195 (2.70%) Firewall
4 176 (2.44%) Internet
5 135 (1.87%) SAN
6 112 (1.55%) SSL
7 109 (1.51%) VPN
8 81 (1.12%) NAS
9 78 (1.08%) SMS
10 54 (0.75%) SSH
11 52 (0.72%) LAN
12 50 (0.69%) WAN
13 44 (0.61%) DHCP
14 42 (0.58%) VLAN
15 40 (0.55%) Network Security
16 36 (0.50%) SMTP
17 28 (0.39%) VoIP
18 25 (0.35%) FTP
19 24 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,433 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 1,116 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
3 914 (12.68%) NoSQL
4 886 (12.29%) MongoDB
5 693 (9.61%) Relational Database
6 496 (6.88%) Redis
7 312 (4.33%) Big Data
8 280 (3.88%) Hadoop
9 242 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 225 (3.12%) MariaDB
11 222 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
12 208 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 199 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
14 176 (2.44%) Blockchain
15 172 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 147 (2.04%) Oracle Database
17 140 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 118 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 89 (1.23%) Apache Hive
20 88 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2,021 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 828 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 438 (6.07%) JIRA
4 425 (5.89%) Subversion
5 326 (4.52%) Maven
6 254 (3.52%) JUnit
7 235 (3.26%) Selenium
8 177 (2.45%) PHPUnit
9 160 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 155 (2.15%) gulp
11 145 (2.01%) webpack
12 142 (1.97%) Bitbucket
13 139 (1.93%) Mocha
14 138 (1.91%) Vagrant
15 135 (1.87%) Grunt
16 128 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 105 (1.46%) Cucumber
18 98 (1.36%) git-flow
19 95 (1.32%) Gradle
20 81 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,019 (14.13%) Finance
2 492 (6.82%) Retail
3 423 (5.87%) Marketing
4 308 (4.27%) Banking
5 233 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 201 (2.79%) Advertising
7 169 (2.34%) Games
8 77 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 67 (0.93%) Automotive
10 56 (0.78%) Legal
11 49 (0.68%) Publishing
12 48 (0.67%) Back Office
13 41 (0.57%) Billing
14 36 (0.50%) Law
15 35 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.47%) Electronics
16 34 (0.47%) Front Office
17 32 (0.44%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,675 (64.84%) Developer
2 1,865 (25.87%) PHP Developer
3 873 (12.11%) Senior Developer
4 793 (11.00%) Java Developer
5 597 (8.28%) Web Developer
6 480 (6.66%) Software Developer
7 408 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 401 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 336 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 332 (4.60%) Software Engineer
11 303 (4.20%) Junior
12 283 (3.93%) Backend Developer
13 281 (3.90%) Administrator
14 265 (3.68%) Senior PHP Developer
15 256 (3.55%) Analyst
16 252 (3.50%) MySQL Developer
17 243 (3.37%) PHP Web Developer
18 238 (3.30%) Junior Developer
19 236 (3.27%) DBA
20 231 (3.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,924 (40.55%) HTML
2 2,784 (38.61%) CSS
3 1,476 (20.47%) jQuery
4 1,099 (15.24%) AngularJS
5 1,039 (14.41%) LAMP
6 1,006 (13.95%) Laravel
7 942 (13.07%) Web Services
8 908 (12.59%) Node.js
9 896 (12.43%) HTML5
10 811 (11.25%) Spring
11 709 (9.83%) .NET
12 704 (9.76%) RESTful
13 697 (9.67%) React
14 679 (9.42%) Symfony
15 654 (9.07%) REST
16 635 (8.81%) CSS3
17 551 (7.64%) JSON
18 543 (7.53%) XML
19 459 (6.37%) Hibernate
20 453 (6.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 565 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 364 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
3 348 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 339 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
5 325 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 324 (4.49%) User Experience
7 300 (4.16%) Fintech
8 262 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
9 212 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 151 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 126 (1.75%) Replication
12 121 (1.68%) Data Centre
13 111 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 100 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 97 (1.35%) Bitcoin
16 95 (1.32%) Public Cloud
17 86 (1.19%) Clustering
18 52 (0.72%) Hedge funds
19 45 (0.62%) Social Media
20 40 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2,685 (37.24%) Linux
2 761 (10.55%) Windows
3 492 (6.82%) Unix
4 315 (4.37%) CentOS
5 229 (3.18%) Android
6 200 (2.77%) Ubuntu
7 179 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 172 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (2.23%) Debian
10 160 (2.22%) Windows Server
11 61 (0.85%) VMS
12 53 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 52 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.43%) Windows 10
16 30 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (0.31%) AIX
17 22 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
17 22 (0.31%) Solaris
18 17 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,359 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,436 (19.92%) MVC
3 1,342 (18.61%) Web Development
4 1,023 (14.19%) DevOps
5 1,004 (13.93%) OO
6 959 (13.30%) Software Engineering
7 867 (12.02%) TDD
8 810 (11.23%) OOP
9 775 (10.75%) Scrum
10 712 (9.88%) E-Commerce
11 701 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
12 682 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
13 617 (8.56%) Test Automation
14 563 (7.81%) Front End Development
15 530 (7.35%) Open Source
16 490 (6.80%) Microservices
17 428 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 343 (4.76%) BDD
19 336 (4.66%) Unit Testing
20 324 (4.49%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3,508 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 3,291 (45.64%) PHP
3 2,386 (33.09%) SQL
4 2,056 (28.52%) Java
5 1,482 (20.55%) Python
6 776 (10.76%) C#
7 546 (7.57%) Bash Shell
8 510 (7.07%) Ruby
9 349 (4.84%) Perl
10 320 (4.44%) C++
11 319 (4.42%) Java 8
12 273 (3.79%) PowerShell
13 266 (3.69%) ES6
14 203 (2.82%) Scala
15 189 (2.62%) Go
16 180 (2.50%) T-SQL
17 169 (2.34%) Shell Script
18 152 (2.11%) C
19 134 (1.86%) TypeScript
20 127 (1.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 776 (10.76%) Degree
2 281 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.04%) MCSE
5 58 (0.80%) CCNA
5 58 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (0.74%) AWS Certification
7 51 (0.71%) CISSP
8 49 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 48 (0.67%) SC Cleared
10 47 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 42 (0.58%) SSCP
12 34 (0.47%) PhD
13 33 (0.46%) MCSA
14 32 (0.44%) SANS
15 31 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
15 31 (0.43%) GIAC
15 31 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
15 31 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (3.48%) QA
2 64 (0.89%) GCP
3 62 (0.86%) GDPR
4 55 (0.76%) SLA
5 42 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 36 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.069%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.042%) DICOM
11 3 (0.042%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.042%) HL7
11 3 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.042%) WAI
12 2 (0.028%) PMO
12 2 (0.028%) WCAG
13 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,000 (13.87%) Docker
2 253 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 128 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 101 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 60 (0.83%) vSphere
7 54 (0.75%) KVM
8 52 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 46 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (0.42%) HDFS
11 28 (0.39%) VirtualBox
12 24 (0.33%) Varnish
13 17 (0.24%) Apache Flume
14 16 (0.22%) iptables
14 16 (0.22%) Xen
15 15 (0.21%) Postfix
15 15 (0.21%) XenDesktop
16 14 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 14 (0.19%) XenApp
17 13 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 606 (8.40%) Puppet
2 497 (6.89%) Ansible
3 435 (6.03%) Kubernetes
4 384 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 211 (2.93%) Terraform
6 181 (2.51%) Nagios
7 85 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
8 82 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 74 (1.03%) Salt
10 61 (0.85%) Kibana
11 55 (0.76%) logstash
12 50 (0.69%) HAProxy
13 47 (0.65%) Prometheus
14 40 (0.55%) Rancher
15 38 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
16 34 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
17 31 (0.43%) Packer
18 26 (0.36%) Grafana
19 25 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
20 24 (0.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1,189 (16.49%) Oracle
2 607 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 389 (5.40%) Google
4 369 (5.12%) VMware
5 326 (4.52%) Zend
6 269 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 119 (1.65%) New Relic
8 95 (1.32%) Cisco
9 94 (1.30%) Splunk
10 92 (1.28%) Atlassian
11 87 (1.21%) Tableau
12 86 (1.19%) Sybase
13 83 (1.15%) SAP
14 82 (1.14%) Adobe
15 80 (1.11%) Twitter
16 69 (0.96%) Capita
17 68 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
18 58 (0.80%) ServiceNow
19 53 (0.74%) HP
20 52 (0.72%) IBM