Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 72 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,069 5,439 8,094
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.77% 3.93% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.15% 13.92% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,869 4,914 7,326
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%

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 28,760 39,083 51,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.66% 28.24% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23,712 32,356 42,926
Median annual salary £53,931 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -19 1,357 £65,000 +8.33% 191
South East +4 840 £44,000 -2.22% 113
North of England +15 797 £45,000 +5.88% 190
South West +6 508 £40,000 - 89
North West +1 404 £45,000 +5.88% 98
Midlands +7 330 £40,000 - 88
Yorkshire +17 278 £42,500 - 75
East of England +24 239 £42,500 -5.56% 32
West Midlands -14 192 £45,000 +4.65% 53
East Midlands +35 137 £37,500 +10.29% 35
North East +50 115 £45,000 +20.00% 17
South Coast - 1 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 2,144 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 1,943 (47.75%) PHP
3 1,517 (37.28%) HTML
4 1,457 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
5 1,415 (34.78%) CSS
6 1,256 (30.87%) SQL
7 1,221 (30.01%) Linux
8 1,090 (26.79%) Git (software)
9 1,086 (26.69%) AWS
10 948 (23.30%) SQL Server
11 918 (22.56%) Java
12 781 (19.19%) Python
13 755 (18.55%) jQuery
14 740 (18.19%) Laravel
15 714 (17.55%) Docker
16 679 (16.69%) MVC
17 663 (16.29%) Web Development
18 662 (16.27%) Software Engineering
19 639 (15.70%) C#
19 639 (15.70%) .NET
20 619 (15.21%) PostgreSQL
21 610 (14.99%) React
22 593 (14.57%) AngularJS
23 592 (14.55%) Finance
24 577 (14.18%) OO
25 576 (14.16%) Azure
26 560 (13.76%) TDD
27 552 (13.57%) Web Services
28 543 (13.34%) MongoDB
28 543 (13.34%) DevOps

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
1 292 (7.18%) Apache
2 191 (4.69%) WordPress
3 165 (4.06%) CMS
4 149 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 132 (3.24%) Tomcat
6 111 (2.73%) Drupal
7 84 (2.06%) nginx
8 79 (1.94%) IIS
9 72 (1.77%) Confluence
10 55 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 50 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 31 (0.76%) JBoss
13 26 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 26 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
14 22 (0.54%) Umbraco
15 19 (0.47%) Joomla!
15 19 (0.47%) MS Exchange
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.27%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.098%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.049%) Sketch
9 1 (0.025%) Figma
9 1 (0.025%) InDesign
9 1 (0.025%) InVision
Business Applications
1 173 (4.25%) Magento
2 25 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.57%) Shopify
4 19 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.20%) GoldMine
7 7 (0.17%) OpenCart
8 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.098%) Actimize
10 4 (0.098%) CiviCRM
10 4 (0.098%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.098%) iTrent
11 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.049%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.049%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.049%) SAP GTS
12 2 (0.049%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,086 (26.69%) AWS
2 576 (14.16%) Azure
3 338 (8.31%) SaaS
4 178 (4.37%) GCP
5 143 (3.51%) Serverless
6 119 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
7 115 (2.83%) GitHub
8 93 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 80 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
11 61 (1.50%) PaaS
12 58 (1.43%) Power Platform
13 54 (1.33%) Office 365
14 52 (1.28%) IaaS
15 47 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
16 43 (1.06%) npm
17 38 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
18 35 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
19 26 (0.64%) OpenShift
20 24 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.78%) DNS
2 91 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 86 (2.11%) HTTP
4 85 (2.09%) Internet
5 81 (1.99%) Firewall
6 37 (0.91%) WAN
7 31 (0.76%) LAN
8 30 (0.74%) VPN
9 29 (0.71%) VoIP
10 27 (0.66%) Network Security
11 26 (0.64%) SSH
12 25 (0.61%) SSL
13 24 (0.59%) RTP
14 23 (0.57%) SMTP
15 21 (0.52%) DHCP
15 21 (0.52%) Intranet
15 21 (0.52%) SAN
16 19 (0.47%) Extranet
16 19 (0.47%) SNMP
17 17 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 619 (15.21%) PostgreSQL
3 543 (13.34%) MongoDB
4 462 (11.35%) Relational Database
5 457 (11.23%) NoSQL
6 352 (8.65%) Redis
7 127 (3.12%) RDBMS
8 120 (2.95%) MariaDB
9 100 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 98 (2.41%) Big Data
11 97 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
12 91 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 87 (2.14%) Amazon Aurora
13 87 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 80 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 67 (1.65%) Hadoop
16 65 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
17 58 (1.43%) Power BI
18 54 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 52 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,090 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 341 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 284 (6.98%) JIRA
4 152 (3.74%) PHPUnit
5 151 (3.71%) Subversion
6 140 (3.44%) Selenium
7 127 (3.12%) Bitbucket
8 125 (3.07%) Maven
9 98 (2.41%) webpack
10 82 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 77 (1.89%) JUnit
12 76 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 73 (1.79%) Eclipse
14 66 (1.62%) gulp
15 63 (1.55%) Visual Studio
16 58 (1.43%) Vagrant
17 55 (1.35%) GitLab
17 55 (1.35%) MSBuild
18 54 (1.33%) Cucumber
19 43 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 592 (14.55%) Finance
2 258 (6.34%) Marketing
3 234 (5.75%) Retail
4 119 (2.92%) Front Office
5 105 (2.58%) Public Sector
6 89 (2.19%) Games
7 81 (1.99%) Banking
8 53 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.08%) Advertising
9 44 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 37 (0.91%) Automotive
11 31 (0.76%) Back Office
12 22 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.49%) Electronics
14 18 (0.44%) Publishing
15 17 (0.42%) Legal
16 16 (0.39%) Law
17 15 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.34%) Police
19 12 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,747 (67.51%) Developer
2 1,111 (27.30%) PHP Developer
3 534 (13.12%) Senior Developer
4 340 (8.36%) Software Engineer
5 333 (8.18%) Java Developer
6 328 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 278 (6.83%) Web Developer
8 270 (6.64%) Software Developer
9 263 (6.46%) .NET Developer
10 229 (5.63%) Senior PHP Developer
11 171 (4.20%) C# Developer
12 143 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 132 (3.24%) Junior
14 129 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
15 118 (2.90%) Java Engineer
16 111 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
17 104 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
18 101 (2.48%) Junior Developer
19 97 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
20 96 (2.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,517 (37.28%) HTML
2 1,415 (34.78%) CSS
3 755 (18.55%) jQuery
4 740 (18.19%) Laravel
5 639 (15.70%) .NET
6 610 (14.99%) React
7 593 (14.57%) AngularJS
8 552 (13.57%) Web Services
9 485 (11.92%) Symfony
10 483 (11.87%) REST
11 480 (11.80%) Node.js
12 467 (11.48%) HTML5
13 465 (11.43%) LAMP
14 389 (9.56%) RESTful
15 299 (7.35%) XML
16 292 (7.18%) Vue.js
17 287 (7.05%) ASP.NET
18 268 (6.59%) Spring
19 251 (6.17%) CSS3
20 233 (5.73%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 305 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 287 (7.05%) User Experience
3 226 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
4 201 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
6 111 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 85 (2.09%) Replication
8 77 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 62 (1.52%) Data Centre
10 49 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 48 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 39 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 35 (0.86%) Clustering
14 34 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (0.76%) Pricing Data
16 23 (0.57%) Driving Licence
17 22 (0.54%) Private Cloud
18 21 (0.52%) Management Information System
19 19 (0.47%) Life Science
20 18 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,221 (30.01%) Linux
2 323 (7.94%) Windows
3 268 (6.59%) Unix
4 161 (3.96%) Android
5 132 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 109 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 105 (2.58%) CentOS
8 86 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 79 (1.94%) Mac OS X
10 56 (1.38%) Debian
11 36 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
15 15 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
17 9 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.22%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.20%) Solaris
19 7 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,457 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (16.69%) MVC
3 663 (16.29%) Web Development
4 662 (16.27%) Software Engineering
5 577 (14.18%) OO
6 560 (13.76%) TDD
7 543 (13.34%) DevOps
8 541 (13.30%) OOP
9 507 (12.46%) Microservices
9 507 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
10 410 (10.08%) Scrum
11 344 (8.45%) Test Automation
12 328 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 291 (7.15%) Mentoring
14 287 (7.05%) Computer Science
15 272 (6.68%) OO PHP
16 262 (6.44%) Front End Development
17 240 (5.90%) Open Source
18 232 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
19 223 (5.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,144 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 1,943 (47.75%) PHP
3 1,256 (30.87%) SQL
4 918 (22.56%) Java
5 781 (19.19%) Python
6 639 (15.70%) C#
7 328 (8.06%) Bash Shell
8 199 (4.89%) PHP 7
9 171 (4.20%) C++
10 167 (4.10%) Ruby
11 162 (3.98%) Go
12 137 (3.37%) Perl
13 130 (3.19%) Java 8
14 126 (3.10%) C
15 125 (3.07%) F#
16 119 (2.92%) TypeScript
17 114 (2.80%) PowerShell
18 97 (2.38%) ES6
19 81 (1.99%) PHP 5
20 70 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 370 (9.09%) Degree
2 143 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 39 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.29%) HND
7 10 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.12%) HNC
11 5 (0.12%) MCSA
12 4 (0.098%) CCNP
12 4 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.098%) PhD
12 4 (0.098%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (5.01%) QA
2 40 (0.98%) GDPR
3 33 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.39%) SLA
5 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.12%) WCAG
8 4 (0.098%) Basel II
8 4 (0.098%) Basel III
8 4 (0.098%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.098%) HL7
9 3 (0.074%) CDISC
9 3 (0.074%) COBIT
10 2 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.049%) NCSC
10 2 (0.049%) NIST
11 1 (0.025%) PMO
System Software
1 714 (17.55%) Docker
2 91 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 86 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.69%) KVM
5 23 (0.57%) vSphere
6 22 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.52%) NFS
7 21 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.44%) XenApp
9 15 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.34%) iptables
11 13 (0.32%) Varnish
12 11 (0.27%) Samba
13 8 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.20%) Kamailio
14 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.17%) Xen
15 6 (0.15%) LXC
15 6 (0.15%) QEMU
16 5 (0.12%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 380 (9.34%) Kubernetes
2 209 (5.14%) Ansible
3 147 (3.61%) Puppet
4 118 (2.90%) Terraform
5 106 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (1.35%) Grafana
7 51 (1.25%) Nagios
8 50 (1.23%) Kibana
9 27 (0.66%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.52%) HAProxy
11 15 (0.37%) Galera Cluster
12 14 (0.34%) Packer
12 14 (0.34%) Prometheus
13 12 (0.29%) Oozie
13 12 (0.29%) SCOM
14 11 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
15 10 (0.25%) Cacti
15 10 (0.25%) Salt
16 8 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.20%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 520 (12.78%) Oracle
2 280 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 236 (5.80%) Zend
4 179 (4.40%) Google
5 108 (2.65%) VMware
6 80 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 79 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 51 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.23%) Adobe
10 49 (1.20%) Sybase
11 48 (1.18%) Cisco
12 45 (1.11%) Tableau
13 34 (0.84%) SAP
14 33 (0.81%) Xamarin
15 30 (0.74%) New Relic
16 26 (0.64%) SaltStack
17 25 (0.61%) HP
18 22 (0.54%) Citrix
19 21 (0.52%) Talend
20 20 (0.49%) MuleSoft