Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8,054 8,240 9,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.94% 4.92% 4.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.20% 16.54% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,963 7,289 8,366
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 49,731 49,828 61,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.53% 29.77% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41,591 42,985 52,777
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -5 2,889 £56,000 +1.82% 480
South East -2 1,742 £40,000 -11.11% 247
North of England -4 1,393 £40,000 +6.67% 360
Midlands +4 1,014 £35,000 -6.67% 170
North West -9 856 £41,000 +9.33% 220
West Midlands +12 725 £35,000 -6.67% 90
South West 0 573 £37,500 -6.25% 131
Yorkshire +6 460 £40,000 +14.29% 119
East of England -1 438 £40,000 -6.98% 100
East Midlands -6 289 £36,792 -1.23% 79
North East -8 71 £32,500 -2.99% 21
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4,179 (51.89%) PHP
2 4,096 (50.86%) JavaScript
3 3,391 (42.10%) HTML
4 3,169 (39.35%) CSS
5 3,048 (37.84%) Linux
6 2,939 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
7 2,347 (29.14%) SQL
8 2,272 (28.21%) Java
9 1,907 (23.68%) Git (software)
10 1,885 (23.40%) jQuery
11 1,754 (21.78%) Web Development
12 1,674 (20.78%) MVC
13 1,558 (19.34%) SQL Server
14 1,494 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
15 1,389 (17.25%) Python
16 1,306 (16.22%) LAMP
17 1,280 (15.89%) Apache
18 1,277 (15.86%) AngularJS
19 1,208 (15.00%) OO
20 1,205 (14.96%) Oracle
21 1,185 (14.71%) TDD
22 1,161 (14.42%) Laravel
23 1,141 (14.17%) HTML5
23 1,141 (14.17%) OOP
24 1,120 (13.91%) Web Services
25 1,028 (12.76%) DevOps
26 1,020 (12.66%) Software Engineering
27 1,007 (12.50%) NoSQL
28 996 (12.37%) Finance
29 967 (12.01%) PostgreSQL

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 1,280 (15.89%) Apache
2 524 (6.51%) CMS
3 515 (6.39%) WordPress
4 496 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 435 (5.40%) nginx
6 379 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
7 350 (4.35%) Drupal
8 177 (2.20%) Confluence
9 172 (2.14%) IIS
10 169 (2.10%) JBoss
11 159 (1.97%) Apache Spark
12 152 (1.89%) OpenStack
13 122 (1.51%) Apache Solr
14 90 (1.12%) WebSphere
15 83 (1.03%) WebLogic
16 67 (0.83%) Joomla!
17 54 (0.67%) MS Exchange
18 52 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 51 (0.63%) Jetty
20 36 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 133 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 111 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 58 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 57 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
6 36 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 32 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.12%) HipChat
10 7 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.074%) Weka
12 3 (0.037%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.037%) GIMP
12 3 (0.037%) SPSS
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 384 (4.77%) Magento
2 44 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 32 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 18 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 17 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.11%) CiviCRM
9 8 (0.099%) OpenCart
10 7 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.050%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.050%) Shopify
12 4 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.050%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.037%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.037%) Odoo
13 3 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,494 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 513 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 368 (4.57%) SaaS
4 297 (3.69%) GitHub
5 184 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 166 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 127 (1.58%) Amazon S3
8 120 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 69 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
10 66 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 62 (0.77%) npm
12 60 (0.74%) Google Analytics
13 46 (0.57%) Office 365
14 45 (0.56%) Route 53
15 42 (0.52%) PaaS
16 41 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 41 (0.51%) Slack
17 40 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
18 39 (0.48%) Serverless
19 38 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (3.49%) Firewall
2 265 (3.29%) DNS
3 263 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 237 (2.94%) Internet
5 236 (2.93%) HTTP
6 137 (1.70%) SSL
7 131 (1.63%) VPN
8 98 (1.22%) SAN
9 77 (0.96%) LDAP
10 75 (0.93%) SSH
11 65 (0.81%) SMS
12 62 (0.77%) Network Security
13 57 (0.71%) DHCP
14 56 (0.70%) Intranet
15 53 (0.66%) AMQP
16 51 (0.63%) FTP
17 42 (0.52%) SNMP
18 39 (0.48%) Broadband
19 38 (0.47%) WAN
20 36 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,558 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 1,007 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 967 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
4 891 (11.06%) MongoDB
5 664 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 426 (5.29%) Redis
7 331 (4.11%) Big Data
8 297 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 261 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 259 (3.22%) MariaDB
11 202 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 169 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 165 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 163 (2.02%) Oracle Database
15 145 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 127 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
17 122 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 96 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
19 91 (1.13%) DB2
20 86 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,907 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 693 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 646 (8.02%) Subversion
4 508 (6.31%) JIRA
5 347 (4.31%) Maven
6 290 (3.60%) PHPUnit
7 247 (3.07%) Selenium
8 218 (2.71%) JUnit
9 188 (2.33%) gulp
10 166 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 162 (2.01%) Eclipse
12 149 (1.85%) Grunt
13 146 (1.81%) Vagrant
14 120 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 118 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 106 (1.32%) webpack
17 104 (1.29%) Visual Studio
18 83 (1.03%) Bitbucket
19 78 (0.97%) Gradle
20 77 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 996 (12.37%) Finance
2 465 (5.77%) Marketing
3 464 (5.76%) Retail
4 332 (4.12%) Advertising
5 263 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 259 (3.22%) Games
7 222 (2.76%) Banking
8 111 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 99 (1.23%) Electronics
10 91 (1.13%) Back Office
11 73 (0.91%) Legal
12 69 (0.86%) Billing
13 67 (0.83%) Publishing
14 62 (0.77%) Automotive
15 37 (0.46%) Front Office
16 36 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.40%) Law
18 26 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.22%) Investment Banking
20 17 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 5,286 (65.63%) Developer
2 2,463 (30.58%) PHP Developer
3 962 (11.94%) Senior Developer
4 824 (10.23%) Java Developer
5 787 (9.77%) Web Developer
6 449 (5.57%) Senior PHP Developer
7 431 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 419 (5.20%) Software Developer
9 406 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 400 (4.97%) PHP Web Developer
11 398 (4.94%) Administrator
12 357 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 344 (4.27%) Software Engineer
14 333 (4.13%) MySQL Developer
15 311 (3.86%) Junior
16 293 (3.64%) Lead Developer
17 262 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
18 261 (3.24%) Junior Developer
19 260 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 247 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,391 (42.10%) HTML
2 3,169 (39.35%) CSS
3 1,885 (23.40%) jQuery
4 1,306 (16.22%) LAMP
5 1,277 (15.86%) AngularJS
6 1,161 (14.42%) Laravel
7 1,141 (14.17%) HTML5
8 1,120 (13.91%) Web Services
9 931 (11.56%) Symfony
10 892 (11.08%) Node.js
11 886 (11.00%) Spring
12 798 (9.91%) XML
13 763 (9.47%) REST
14 747 (9.27%) .NET
15 717 (8.90%) CSS3
16 633 (7.86%) RESTful
17 598 (7.42%) SOAP
18 582 (7.23%) React
19 560 (6.95%) JSON
20 489 (6.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 575 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 420 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 417 (5.18%) User Experience
4 348 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 324 (4.02%) Fintech
5 324 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 232 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
7 200 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 181 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 136 (1.69%) Replication
10 124 (1.54%) Clustering
11 116 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 94 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 93 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 85 (1.06%) Algorithms
15 70 (0.87%) BBC
16 67 (0.83%) Social Media
17 63 (0.78%) Client/Server
18 57 (0.71%) iPad
19 50 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3,048 (37.84%) Linux
2 845 (10.49%) Windows
3 572 (7.10%) Unix
4 391 (4.85%) CentOS
5 317 (3.94%) Ubuntu
6 282 (3.50%) Android
7 218 (2.71%) Apple iOS
8 197 (2.45%) Debian
9 181 (2.25%) Windows Server
10 167 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 67 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 62 (0.77%) Solaris
13 51 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 27 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 21 (0.26%) FreeBSD
17 21 (0.26%) VMS
18 20 (0.25%) HPUX
19 18 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,939 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,754 (21.78%) Web Development
3 1,674 (20.78%) MVC
4 1,208 (15.00%) OO
5 1,185 (14.71%) TDD
6 1,141 (14.17%) OOP
7 1,028 (12.76%) DevOps
8 1,020 (12.66%) Software Engineering
9 949 (11.78%) E-Commerce
10 902 (11.20%) Scrum
11 735 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
12 597 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 584 (7.25%) Front End Development
14 535 (6.64%) Open Source
14 535 (6.64%) Test Automation
15 486 (6.03%) Microservices
16 476 (5.91%) BDD
17 475 (5.90%) SDLC
18 455 (5.65%) Analytics
19 430 (5.34%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4,179 (51.89%) PHP
2 4,096 (50.86%) JavaScript
3 2,347 (29.14%) SQL
4 2,272 (28.21%) Java
5 1,389 (17.25%) Python
6 805 (10.00%) C#
7 688 (8.54%) Ruby
8 543 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 410 (5.09%) Perl
10 353 (4.38%) C++
11 244 (3.03%) Go
12 231 (2.87%) C
13 230 (2.86%) Scala
14 213 (2.64%) T-SQL
15 207 (2.57%) PHP 5
16 206 (2.56%) PowerShell
17 202 (2.51%) PHP 7
18 201 (2.50%) Shell Script
19 143 (1.78%) ES6
20 103 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 880 (10.93%) Degree
2 280 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 60 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.40%) CISSP
6 32 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.37%) CCNA
7 30 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (0.37%) ISEB
8 26 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 25 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 24 (0.30%) OCP
10 24 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (0.27%) MCSE
12 21 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 18 (0.22%) CISM
15 17 (0.21%) HND
15 17 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (3.63%) QA
2 67 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 44 (0.55%) SLA
4 42 (0.52%) GCP
5 38 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.16%) GDPR
9 10 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 6 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.062%) COBIT
11 5 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.062%) HL7
12 3 (0.037%) DICOM
12 3 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.037%) WAI
13 2 (0.025%) MiFID
14 1 (0.012%) EMIR
14 1 (0.012%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.012%) WCAG
System Software
1 851 (10.57%) Docker
2 245 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 65 (0.81%) iptables
4 65 (0.81%) vSphere
5 64 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 60 (0.74%) KVM
7 57 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 48 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (0.42%) Varnish
10 33 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 30 (0.37%) Xen
12 25 (0.31%) NFS
13 24 (0.30%) HDFS
14 23 (0.29%) Samba
15 17 (0.21%) Postfix
16 14 (0.17%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.15%) Kamailio
19 10 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 642 (7.97%) Puppet
2 553 (6.87%) Ansible
3 465 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 294 (3.65%) Kubernetes
5 185 (2.30%) Nagios
6 124 (1.54%) Terraform
7 86 (1.07%) HAProxy
8 60 (0.74%) Salt
9 52 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 48 (0.60%) Kibana
11 44 (0.55%) Cacti
12 41 (0.51%) logstash
13 36 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (0.40%) Grafana
15 24 (0.30%) Galera Cluster
15 24 (0.30%) Icinga
16 23 (0.29%) Rancher
17 19 (0.24%) Packer
18 18 (0.22%) Graphite
18 18 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,205 (14.96%) Oracle
2 581 (7.21%) Zend
3 553 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 451 (5.60%) Google
5 391 (4.85%) VMware
6 315 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 116 (1.44%) Cisco
8 112 (1.39%) Adobe
9 96 (1.19%) Twitter
10 93 (1.15%) Splunk
11 91 (1.13%) IBM
12 87 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 83 (1.03%) SAP
14 82 (1.02%) Apple
15 73 (0.91%) Atlassian
16 60 (0.74%) Tableau
17 57 (0.71%) Sybase
18 56 (0.70%) HP
19 51 (0.63%) NetApp
20 50 (0.62%) New Relic