Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,991 5,021 6,608
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.34% 3.91% 4.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.24% 14.47% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 4,746 6,045
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.24%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 13,068 34,706 46,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.51% 27.00% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10,954 28,669 37,764
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 649 £70,000 +12.00% 124
South East +10 408 £50,000 +11.11% 67
North of England +7 345 £45,000 +5.88% 181
South West +29 285 £40,500 +1.25% 74
Midlands -6 175 £40,000 - 118
North West -10 168 £45,000 +5.88% 94
Yorkshire +36 152 £42,500 +3.66% 71
East of England +25 117 £45,000 - 27
East Midlands +21 92 £37,500 - 56
West Midlands -30 82 £42,500 +6.25% 62
North East 0 25 £45,000 - 16
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,009 (50.68%) JavaScript
2 995 (49.97%) PHP
3 761 (38.22%) HTML
4 714 (35.86%) CSS
5 616 (30.94%) AWS
6 612 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
7 592 (29.73%) Linux
8 533 (26.77%) SQL
9 492 (24.71%) Java
10 482 (24.21%) Python
11 474 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 473 (23.76%) Git (software)
13 432 (21.70%) DevOps
14 399 (20.04%) Docker
15 379 (19.04%) Laravel
16 358 (17.98%) MVC
17 354 (17.78%) Azure
18 352 (17.68%) jQuery
19 343 (17.23%) PostgreSQL
20 331 (16.62%) Web Services
21 324 (16.27%) Microservices
22 314 (15.77%) OOP
23 311 (15.62%) OO
24 309 (15.52%) Finance
25 302 (15.17%) Kubernetes
26 298 (14.97%) Web Development
27 283 (14.21%) Apache
28 268 (13.46%) TDD
29 267 (13.41%) Software Engineering
30 255 (12.81%) 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
1 283 (14.21%) Apache
2 101 (5.07%) WordPress
3 85 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (3.77%) CMS
5 60 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 57 (2.86%) nginx
7 56 (2.81%) IIS
8 34 (1.71%) Confluence
9 29 (1.46%) Apache Spark
10 28 (1.41%) Drupal
10 28 (1.41%) Moodle
11 21 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.90%) SAS
13 17 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.85%) Joomla!
13 17 (0.85%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.70%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.60%) JBoss
16 9 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
16 9 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.050%) Sketch
6 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 86 (4.32%) Magento
2 27 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.85%) Shopify
4 16 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.80%) SAP GTS
5 7 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.30%) OpenCart
7 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.20%) Eikon
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 616 (30.94%) AWS
2 354 (17.78%) Azure
3 216 (10.85%) GCP
4 180 (9.04%) Serverless
5 159 (7.99%) AWS Lambda
6 132 (6.63%) Amazon ECS
7 114 (5.73%) SaaS
8 76 (3.82%) Apigee
9 64 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
10 59 (2.96%) Amazon S3
11 56 (2.81%) GitHub
12 47 (2.36%) PaaS
13 40 (2.01%) IaaS
14 39 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
15 36 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
15 36 (1.81%) Power Platform
16 33 (1.66%) npm
17 31 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
18 27 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 17 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.81%) DNS
2 41 (2.06%) Firewall
3 28 (1.41%) Network Security
4 25 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.21%) Internet
6 22 (1.10%) HTTP
7 13 (0.65%) RTP
7 13 (0.65%) SAN
8 12 (0.60%) Skype
8 12 (0.60%) SSH
9 11 (0.55%) LAN
9 11 (0.55%) VPN
9 11 (0.55%) WAN
10 8 (0.40%) VoIP
11 7 (0.35%) 2G
11 7 (0.35%) 3G
11 7 (0.35%) 4G
12 6 (0.30%) AMQP
12 6 (0.30%) SSL
12 6 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 343 (17.23%) PostgreSQL
3 211 (10.60%) MongoDB
4 192 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 162 (8.14%) NoSQL
6 155 (7.79%) Redis
7 120 (6.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 116 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
9 70 (3.52%) Big Data
10 67 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 56 (2.81%) MariaDB
12 43 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.81%) Power BI
15 35 (1.76%) Hadoop
16 32 (1.61%) BigQuery
17 25 (1.26%) DB2
17 25 (1.26%) MS Access
18 23 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (1.05%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 473 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 209 (10.50%) Jenkins
3 106 (5.32%) GitLab
4 103 (5.17%) JIRA
5 87 (4.37%) PHPUnit
6 83 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 83 (4.17%) Selenium
7 58 (2.91%) Bitbucket
8 43 (2.16%) Vagrant
9 41 (2.06%) Maven
10 40 (2.01%) Subversion
10 40 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 33 (1.66%) webpack
12 27 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.36%) Visual Studio
13 22 (1.10%) Cypress.io
14 20 (1.00%) gulp
15 18 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (0.85%) Grunt
17 16 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 309 (15.52%) Finance
2 120 (6.03%) Banking
3 112 (5.63%) Retail
4 100 (5.02%) Marketing
5 75 (3.77%) Back Office
6 46 (2.31%) Games
7 39 (1.96%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.85%) Electronics
10 17 (0.85%) Front Office
11 12 (0.60%) Digital Economy
11 12 (0.60%) Publishing
12 10 (0.50%) German Language
13 9 (0.45%) Advertising
13 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.45%) Law
14 8 (0.40%) French Language
15 7 (0.35%) Legal
16 6 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,231 (61.83%) Developer
2 570 (28.63%) PHP Developer
3 231 (11.60%) Senior Developer
4 148 (7.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 134 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
6 130 (6.53%) Software Engineer
7 116 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 109 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 107 (5.37%) Architect
10 95 (4.77%) Web Developer
11 94 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 83 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 60 (3.01%) Data Architect
14 57 (2.86%) Backend Developer
14 57 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
14 57 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
15 55 (2.76%) AWS Architect
15 55 (2.76%) Java Architect
15 55 (2.76%) Java Solutions Architect
16 54 (2.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (38.22%) HTML
2 714 (35.86%) CSS
3 379 (19.04%) Laravel
4 352 (17.68%) jQuery
5 331 (16.62%) Web Services
6 247 (12.41%) LAMP
7 245 (12.31%) Node.js
8 243 (12.20%) React
9 229 (11.50%) AngularJS
10 224 (11.25%) .NET
11 216 (10.85%) REST
12 209 (10.50%) Vue.js
13 183 (9.19%) HTML5
14 180 (9.04%) RESTful
15 161 (8.09%) Symfony
16 126 (6.33%) JSON
17 114 (5.73%) CSS3
18 112 (5.63%) Spring
19 110 (5.52%) gRPC
20 104 (5.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.68%) User Experience
3 106 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
3 106 (5.32%) Hedge funds
4 88 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 83 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (1.96%) NHS
7 30 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 30 (1.51%) e-Learning
7 30 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 25 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 16 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 16 (0.80%) Replication
11 15 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.75%) SCORM
12 12 (0.60%) Derivative
12 12 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 592 (29.73%) Linux
2 144 (7.23%) Windows
3 75 (3.77%) CentOS
4 66 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 65 (3.26%) Ubuntu
6 64 (3.21%) Android
7 61 (3.06%) Apple iOS
8 39 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (1.76%) Unix
10 23 (1.16%) Debian
11 12 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
12 9 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 8 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.35%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.35%) FreeNAS
14 7 (0.35%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (21.70%) DevOps
3 358 (17.98%) MVC
4 324 (16.27%) Microservices
5 314 (15.77%) OOP
6 311 (15.62%) OO
7 298 (14.97%) Web Development
8 268 (13.46%) TDD
9 267 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 242 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
11 212 (10.65%) Mentoring
12 201 (10.10%) E-Commerce
13 177 (8.89%) Scrum
14 153 (7.68%) Test Automation
15 143 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (6.08%) Asset Management
17 112 (5.63%) Investment Management
18 109 (5.47%) Computer Science
19 105 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
19 105 (5.27%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1,009 (50.68%) JavaScript
2 995 (49.97%) PHP
3 533 (26.77%) SQL
4 492 (24.71%) Java
5 482 (24.21%) Python
6 206 (10.35%) C#
7 113 (5.68%) Ruby
8 106 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 94 (4.72%) TypeScript
10 84 (4.22%) C++
11 71 (3.57%) Go
12 66 (3.31%) C
13 63 (3.16%) PHP 7
14 52 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.91%) Apple Swift
15 38 (1.91%) T-SQL
16 33 (1.66%) Objective-C
17 29 (1.46%) ES6
18 25 (1.26%) Perl
19 24 (1.21%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 119 (5.98%) Degree
2 66 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.51%) Sun Certification
4 28 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.25%) PhD
10 3 (0.15%) HND
10 3 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.15%) MCPD
10 3 (0.15%) MCSD
10 3 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.10%) CCNA
11 2 (0.10%) ISEB
11 2 (0.10%) MCP
11 2 (0.10%) MCSE
11 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.77%) QA
2 23 (1.16%) GDPR
3 16 (0.80%) COBIT
3 16 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.60%) SLA
5 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.35%) HL7
8 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.20%) PSD2
9 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.10%) NIST
11 1 (0.050%) Basel II
11 1 (0.050%) Basel III
11 1 (0.050%) GxP
11 1 (0.050%) MiFID
11 1 (0.050%) NCSC
System Software
1 399 (20.04%) Docker
2 46 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.85%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.60%) KVM
7 10 (0.50%) Firmware
7 10 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.50%) vSphere
8 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.35%) GlusterFS
10 6 (0.30%) Varnish
11 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.20%) HDFS
12 4 (0.20%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) iptables
13 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 302 (15.17%) Kubernetes
2 125 (6.28%) Ansible
3 96 (4.82%) Terraform
4 69 (3.47%) Puppet
5 66 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.46%) Nagios
7 12 (0.60%) Grafana
8 11 (0.55%) Kibana
9 9 (0.45%) logstash
9 9 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.35%) Proxmox
12 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.25%) Opsgenie
13 4 (0.20%) Graylog
13 4 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.20%) Salt
14 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 255 (12.81%) Oracle
2 199 (9.99%) Google
3 147 (7.38%) Zend
4 145 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 66 (3.31%) VMware
6 47 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 43 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.36%) SAP
9 26 (1.31%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.31%) Percona
10 22 (1.10%) IBM
11 21 (1.05%) HP
12 20 (1.00%) New Relic
12 20 (1.00%) ServiceNow
13 17 (0.85%) SaltStack
14 16 (0.80%) CA
14 16 (0.80%) Hyperion
14 16 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
14 16 (0.80%) Siebel
14 16 (0.80%) Splunk