Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 73 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,129 4,667 6,288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.26% 3.77% 4.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.10% 13.93% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,225 4,496 5,706
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 14,098 33,501 43,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.21% 27.05% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,067 27,935 36,180
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.19% +2.75%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -1 615 £66,250 +6.00% 158
South East +17 461 £50,000 +13.64% 80
North of England -2 393 £45,000 +5.88% 206
South West +16 288 £45,000 +12.50% 79
Midlands +3 226 £42,500 +13.33% 89
North West -1 199 £45,000 +5.88% 126
Yorkshire +12 172 £42,500 +3.65% 58
East Midlands +19 134 £42,500 +13.33% 35
East of England +32 122 £45,000 -10.00% 34
West Midlands -30 91 £42,500 +10.39% 54
North East -13 22 £47,500 +11.76% 22
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1,115 (52.37%) JavaScript
2 1,037 (48.71%) PHP
3 785 (36.87%) HTML
4 745 (34.99%) CSS
5 692 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 633 (29.73%) AWS
7 551 (25.88%) Linux
8 539 (25.32%) SQL
9 497 (23.34%) Python
10 496 (23.30%) Git (software)
11 467 (21.94%) Java
12 446 (20.95%) DevOps
13 433 (20.34%) Docker
14 432 (20.29%) SQL Server
15 405 (19.02%) Laravel
16 359 (16.86%) PostgreSQL
17 339 (15.92%) Node.js
18 336 (15.78%) jQuery
19 332 (15.59%) MVC
19 332 (15.59%) Microservices
20 327 (15.36%) Azure
21 299 (14.04%) Kubernetes
22 291 (13.67%) Web Development
23 288 (13.53%) OO
24 287 (13.48%) OOP
25 284 (13.34%) Web Services
26 280 (13.15%) TDD
27 270 (12.68%) Finance
28 264 (12.40%) React
29 263 (12.35%) AngularJS

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
1 238 (11.18%) Apache
2 135 (6.34%) WordPress
3 114 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
4 101 (4.74%) CMS
5 63 (2.96%) nginx
6 47 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 42 (1.97%) IIS
8 34 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 34 (1.60%) Drupal
9 28 (1.32%) Confluence
9 28 (1.32%) Joomla!
10 27 (1.27%) Moodle
11 22 (1.03%) JBoss
12 18 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.85%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.56%) SAS
13 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 17 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.14%) Figma
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.094%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.094%) InVision
5 2 (0.094%) Sketch
6 1 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 111 (5.21%) Magento
2 31 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 29 (1.36%) Shopify
4 12 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.56%) SAP GTS
5 11 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.23%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.19%) Eikon
8 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.094%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.094%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.047%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.047%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.047%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 633 (29.73%) AWS
2 327 (15.36%) Azure
3 203 (9.53%) GCP
4 137 (6.43%) Serverless
5 122 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
6 89 (4.18%) Amazon ECS
7 86 (4.04%) SaaS
8 66 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (2.96%) Apigee
10 58 (2.72%) GitHub
11 56 (2.63%) Amazon S3
12 44 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (1.60%) npm
13 34 (1.60%) PaaS
14 33 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.36%) Datadog
16 27 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (1.17%) Power Platform
18 24 (1.13%) IaaS
19 19 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.35%) DNS
2 44 (2.07%) Firewall
3 30 (1.41%) Internet
3 30 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.99%) HTTP
4 21 (0.99%) VPN
5 18 (0.85%) Network Security
6 16 (0.75%) RTP
7 11 (0.52%) SAN
7 11 (0.52%) VoIP
8 10 (0.47%) SSH
9 7 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.28%) NAS
10 6 (0.28%) Skype
10 6 (0.28%) WAN
11 5 (0.23%) 2G
11 5 (0.23%) 3G
11 5 (0.23%) 4G
11 5 (0.23%) LAN
11 5 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 359 (16.86%) PostgreSQL
3 241 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 238 (11.18%) MongoDB
5 172 (8.08%) Redis
6 163 (7.66%) NoSQL
7 112 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 71 (3.33%) MariaDB
10 66 (3.10%) Big Data
11 61 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 51 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 43 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (1.55%) BigQuery
15 32 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
16 31 (1.46%) Hadoop
17 25 (1.17%) Couchbase
17 25 (1.17%) Power BI
18 24 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
18 24 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 496 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 230 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 102 (4.79%) Selenium
4 93 (4.37%) JIRA
5 91 (4.27%) GitLab
6 85 (3.99%) PHPUnit
7 61 (2.87%) Artifactory
8 43 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 39 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (1.78%) Maven
11 35 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 32 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 31 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.46%) TeamCity
14 30 (1.41%) webpack
15 25 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (0.99%) Subversion
17 19 (0.89%) Cypress.io
18 18 (0.85%) Visual Studio
19 16 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 270 (12.68%) Finance
2 137 (6.43%) Marketing
3 87 (4.09%) Banking
3 87 (4.09%) Retail
4 58 (2.72%) Back Office
5 53 (2.49%) Games
6 48 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 37 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.36%) Electronics
10 25 (1.17%) Law
11 23 (1.08%) Publishing
12 15 (0.70%) Legal
13 10 (0.47%) German Language
14 9 (0.42%) Advertising
15 8 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.28%) Front Office
16 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,367 (64.21%) Developer
2 594 (27.90%) PHP Developer
3 275 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 206 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 140 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
6 133 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 130 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 120 (5.64%) Software Developer
9 115 (5.40%) Software Engineer
10 112 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 103 (4.84%) Architect
12 81 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
13 73 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
14 72 (3.38%) Backend Developer
15 61 (2.87%) Python Developer
16 58 (2.72%) Lead Developer
16 58 (2.72%) MySQL Developer
16 58 (2.72%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 55 (2.58%) .NET Developer
17 55 (2.58%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 785 (36.87%) HTML
2 745 (34.99%) CSS
3 405 (19.02%) Laravel
4 339 (15.92%) Node.js
5 336 (15.78%) jQuery
6 284 (13.34%) Web Services
7 264 (12.40%) React
8 263 (12.35%) AngularJS
9 246 (11.55%) Vue.js
10 241 (11.32%) REST
11 206 (9.68%) .NET
12 202 (9.49%) RESTful
13 199 (9.35%) LAMP
14 171 (8.03%) HTML5
15 142 (6.67%) Symfony
16 135 (6.34%) JSON
17 134 (6.29%) Spring
18 110 (5.17%) Sass
19 102 (4.79%) SOAP
20 101 (4.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.40%) User Experience
3 72 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
4 66 (3.10%) Hedge funds
5 51 (2.40%) NHS
6 49 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 30 (1.41%) Replication
9 25 (1.17%) Cloud Native
9 25 (1.17%) e-Learning
10 23 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 20 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (0.80%) N-Tier
13 15 (0.70%) Clustering
13 15 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.56%) Derivative
15 12 (0.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 551 (25.88%) Linux
2 144 (6.76%) Windows
3 80 (3.76%) CentOS
4 72 (3.38%) Ubuntu
5 62 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 60 (2.82%) Android
7 58 (2.72%) Windows Server
8 48 (2.25%) Unix
9 41 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.80%) Debian
12 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
13 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.33%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.33%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (20.95%) DevOps
3 332 (15.59%) Microservices
3 332 (15.59%) MVC
4 291 (13.67%) Web Development
5 288 (13.53%) OO
6 287 (13.48%) OOP
7 280 (13.15%) TDD
8 248 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
9 215 (10.10%) Software Engineering
10 198 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 187 (8.78%) Scrum
12 159 (7.47%) Mentoring
13 149 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
14 139 (6.53%) Test Automation
15 130 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
16 121 (5.68%) Front End Development
17 106 (4.98%) Analytics
18 103 (4.84%) Computer Science
19 100 (4.70%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,115 (52.37%) JavaScript
2 1,037 (48.71%) PHP
3 539 (25.32%) SQL
4 497 (23.34%) Python
5 467 (21.94%) Java
6 221 (10.38%) C#
7 152 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 142 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 113 (5.31%) Ruby
10 95 (4.46%) Go
11 72 (3.38%) C++
12 62 (2.91%) PowerShell
13 60 (2.82%) PHP 7
14 50 (2.35%) C
15 34 (1.60%) Apple Swift
16 29 (1.36%) ES6
16 29 (1.36%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.27%) Groovy
17 27 (1.27%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (5.59%) Degree
2 54 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 54 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.30%) Sun Certification
4 26 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.23%) PhD
9 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.14%) HND
9 3 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.14%) MCPD
9 3 (0.14%) MCSD
9 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.14%) RHCE
10 2 (0.094%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.094%) OCP
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.57%) QA
2 17 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.75%) GDPR
4 15 (0.70%) SLA
5 12 (0.56%) COBIT
6 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.33%) HL7
9 6 (0.28%) PSD2
10 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.094%) NCSC
11 2 (0.094%) NIST
12 1 (0.047%) GxP
12 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 433 (20.34%) Docker
2 46 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.85%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.38%) Firmware
6 8 (0.38%) Varnish
6 8 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.33%) GlusterFS
8 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.28%) HDFS
9 5 (0.23%) vSphere
10 4 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.19%) KVM
11 3 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.094%) Squid
12 2 (0.094%) XenApp
12 2 (0.094%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 299 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 161 (7.56%) Ansible
3 116 (5.45%) Terraform
4 97 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (3.38%) Puppet
6 42 (1.97%) Prometheus
7 36 (1.69%) Grafana
8 20 (0.94%) Nagios
9 16 (0.75%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.61%) Kibana
11 12 (0.56%) Graphite
11 12 (0.56%) logstash
12 10 (0.47%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.38%) Packer
14 6 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.28%) Opsgenie
15 5 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.19%) Rancher
16 4 (0.19%) Salt
16 4 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 239 (11.23%) Oracle
2 182 (8.55%) Google
3 116 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 109 (5.12%) Zend
5 49 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 48 (2.25%) VMware
7 43 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 40 (1.88%) SAP
9 37 (1.74%) New Relic
10 22 (1.03%) SaltStack
11 19 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 18 (0.85%) HP
13 17 (0.80%) Adobe
13 17 (0.80%) Percona
14 16 (0.75%) Cisco
15 15 (0.70%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.66%) IBM
17 13 (0.61%) MuleSoft
17 13 (0.61%) Remedy
17 13 (0.61%) Xamarin