Period
to 22 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 855 763 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.52% 6.40% 5.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.11% 19.48% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 741 692 668
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £48,750
England 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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4475 3917 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.13% 32.85% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3788 3379 3983
North West median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in the North West.

Salary trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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
Manchester -10 543 £42,081 +12.22% 43
Cheshire -19 136 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Merseyside +26 103 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Lancashire -3 66 £35,000 +7.69% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 573 (67.02%) PHP
2 475 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 442 (51.70%) HTML
3 442 (51.70%) CSS
4 311 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (34.27%) jQuery
6 276 (32.28%) MVC
7 268 (31.35%) Linux
8 197 (23.04%) SQL
9 187 (21.87%) HTML5
10 181 (21.17%) OO
11 180 (21.05%) Web Services
12 178 (20.82%) E-Commerce
13 176 (20.58%) Git (software)
14 173 (20.23%) OOP
15 156 (18.25%) LAMP
16 154 (18.01%) Apache
16 154 (18.01%) Laravel
16 154 (18.01%) AngularJS
17 153 (17.89%) SQL Server
18 152 (17.78%) Java
19 134 (15.67%) Web Development
20 126 (14.74%) Software Engineering
21 122 (14.27%) Amazon AWS
22 121 (14.15%) CSS3
23 119 (13.92%) DevOps
24 117 (13.68%) .NET
25 116 (13.57%) TDD
26 113 (13.22%) Zend
27 107 (12.51%) Oracle

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 154 (18.01%) Apache
2 64 (7.49%) WordPress
3 51 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 41 (4.80%) CMS
5 39 (4.56%) nginx
6 34 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (3.51%) Drupal
8 26 (3.04%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.64%) OpenEdge
10 13 (1.52%) JBoss
11 9 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.94%) IIS
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.58%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
16 3 (0.35%) Mule
16 3 (0.35%) Mule ESB
17 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 88 (10.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.35%) Shopify
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 122 (14.27%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.08%) GitHub
3 46 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.22%) Google App Engine
6 15 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.64%) SaaS
8 9 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.58%) Route 53
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.47%) Trello
12 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.80%) HTTP
2 21 (2.46%) WAN
3 17 (1.99%) Firewall
4 16 (1.87%) Internet
4 16 (1.87%) SSL
5 13 (1.52%) LAN
6 10 (1.17%) SAN
6 10 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.94%) VPN
8 6 (0.70%) AMQP
9 5 (0.58%) Intranet
9 5 (0.58%) SSH
10 3 (0.35%) DNS
10 3 (0.35%) Network Security
10 3 (0.35%) VoIP
11 2 (0.23%) ADSL
11 2 (0.23%) MPLS
11 2 (0.23%) PBX
11 2 (0.23%) Wireless
12 1 (0.12%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 52 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.99%) Big Data
8 17 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.87%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.87%) MariaDB
10 15 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 11 (1.29%) Redis
13 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.82%) Power BI
15 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 176 (20.58%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 54 (6.32%) Selenium
4 50 (5.85%) JIRA
5 37 (4.33%) Vagrant
6 32 (3.74%) Subversion
7 29 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
7 29 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 28 (3.27%) PHPUnit
9 22 (2.57%) Bitbucket
10 20 (2.34%) Codeception
11 17 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.87%) Grunt
13 15 (1.75%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.29%) gulp
15 10 (1.17%) PhpStorm
16 9 (1.05%) Xdebug
17 8 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (0.82%) Xcode
19 6 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 105 (12.28%) Retail
2 84 (9.82%) Finance
3 55 (6.43%) Marketing
4 39 (4.56%) Banking
5 28 (3.27%) Advertising
6 21 (2.46%) Back Office
7 12 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.17%) Publishing
9 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.82%) Games
11 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Legal
13 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 634 (74.15%) Developer
2 390 (45.61%) PHP Developer
3 137 (16.02%) Senior Developer
4 96 (11.23%) Senior PHP Developer
5 62 (7.25%) Web Developer
6 61 (7.13%) Lead Developer
7 56 (6.55%) MySQL Developer
8 55 (6.43%) Software Developer
9 52 (6.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 46 (5.38%) Lead PHP Developer
11 43 (5.03%) Java Developer
12 40 (4.68%) Software Engineer
13 39 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 38 (4.44%) Junior
14 38 (4.44%) Junior Developer
15 37 (4.33%) .NET Developer
16 35 (4.09%) PHP Web Developer
17 32 (3.74%) C# Developer
18 30 (3.51%) HTML Developer
19 28 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (51.70%) CSS
1 442 (51.70%) HTML
2 293 (34.27%) jQuery
3 187 (21.87%) HTML5
4 180 (21.05%) Web Services
5 156 (18.25%) LAMP
6 154 (18.01%) AngularJS
6 154 (18.01%) Laravel
7 121 (14.15%) CSS3
8 117 (13.68%) .NET
9 104 (12.16%) Symfony
10 97 (11.35%) SOAP
11 86 (10.06%) REST
12 81 (9.47%) XML
13 80 (9.36%) Ajax
14 72 (8.42%) RESTful
15 67 (7.84%) Sass
15 67 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 65 (7.60%) JSON
17 61 (7.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.60%) iPad
2 54 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.50%) User Experience
4 42 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 37 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (3.63%) N-Tier
7 29 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 22 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.75%) Replication
11 14 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.94%) PKI
14 5 (0.58%) Life Science
15 4 (0.47%) Blog
15 4 (0.47%) Clustering
15 4 (0.47%) Social Network
16 3 (0.35%) Fintech
16 3 (0.35%) Video Editing
16 3 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 268 (31.35%) Linux
2 80 (9.36%) Windows
3 66 (7.72%) Unix
4 30 (3.51%) CentOS
5 27 (3.16%) Android
5 27 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.57%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.70%) AIX
10 6 (0.70%) SUSE
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.47%) Debian
12 4 (0.47%) HPUX
13 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (32.28%) MVC
3 181 (21.17%) OO
4 178 (20.82%) E-Commerce
5 173 (20.23%) OOP
6 134 (15.67%) Web Development
7 126 (14.74%) Software Engineering
8 119 (13.92%) DevOps
9 116 (13.57%) TDD
10 89 (10.41%) Mentoring
11 78 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (9.01%) Scrum
13 76 (8.89%) OO PHP
14 54 (6.32%) SOA
15 46 (5.38%) Front End Development
16 40 (4.68%) API Development
17 39 (4.56%) Test Automation
18 38 (4.44%) BDD
18 38 (4.44%) Open Source
19 37 (4.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 573 (67.02%) PHP
2 475 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 197 (23.04%) SQL
4 152 (17.78%) Java
5 102 (11.93%) C#
6 86 (10.06%) Python
7 51 (5.96%) PHP 5
8 49 (5.73%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.68%) Perl
10 39 (4.56%) Ruby
11 34 (3.98%) T-SQL
12 33 (3.86%) PHP 7
13 26 (3.04%) VB.NET
14 23 (2.69%) C
15 20 (2.34%) C++
16 18 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.11%) VB
17 13 (1.52%) Scala
18 12 (1.40%) XQuery
19 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (6.90%) Degree
2 23 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 6 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.23%) HND
6 2 (0.23%) ISEB
6 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.39%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) GCP
3 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.70%) WAI
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 40 (4.68%) Docker
2 20 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.70%) Samba
6 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Varnish
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (7.60%) Puppet
2 28 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 22 (2.57%) Ansible
5 20 (2.34%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.58%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.58%) CA Wily
6 5 (0.58%) Kibana
6 5 (0.58%) Nagios
7 4 (0.47%) Terraform
8 2 (0.23%) Cacti
8 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.23%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.23%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 113 (13.22%) Zend
2 107 (12.51%) Oracle
3 67 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 41 (4.80%) VMware
5 38 (4.44%) Google
6 21 (2.46%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.87%) Adobe
8 10 (1.17%) Percona
9 9 (1.05%) HP
10 8 (0.94%) Facebook
10 8 (0.94%) NetApp
10 8 (0.94%) Twitter
10 8 (0.94%) Veeam
10 8 (0.94%) Yahoo!
10 8 (0.94%) Zerto
11 5 (0.58%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.58%) Splunk
12 4 (0.47%) Progress
13 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.35%) SaltStack