Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 908 865 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.22% 6.57% 5.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.91% 18.97% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 771 747 559
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,300 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 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 4,144 4,561 3,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.96% 34.64% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,562 3,896 3,145
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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
Manchester +12 601 £41,750 +4.38% 117
Cheshire +8 186 £42,500 +13.33% 36
Lancashire -8 60 £34,625 -1.07% 18
Merseyside -9 54 £35,000 -20.00% 20
Cumbria - 4 £24,500 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 603 (66.41%) PHP
2 512 (56.39%) JavaScript
3 384 (42.29%) HTML
4 363 (39.98%) CSS
5 338 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
6 297 (32.71%) MVC
7 276 (30.40%) Linux
8 245 (26.98%) SQL
9 230 (25.33%) Java
10 211 (23.24%) Laravel
11 205 (22.58%) Git (software)
12 200 (22.03%) jQuery
13 178 (19.60%) AngularJS
14 177 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
15 168 (18.50%) OO
16 157 (17.29%) Web Services
17 149 (16.41%) Python
18 146 (16.08%) Web Development
19 141 (15.53%) E-Commerce
20 140 (15.42%) OOP
21 139 (15.31%) Scrum
22 134 (14.76%) SQL Server
23 130 (14.32%) Symfony
24 128 (14.10%) LAMP
25 125 (13.77%) React
26 122 (13.44%) Software Engineering
27 115 (12.67%) DevOps
28 112 (12.33%) TDD
29 111 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
30 110 (12.11%) Apache

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
1 110 (12.11%) Apache
2 47 (5.18%) nginx
3 36 (3.96%) WordPress
4 35 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.42%) CMS
6 19 (2.09%) Drupal
7 18 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.65%) JBoss
9 11 (1.21%) Confluence
10 8 (0.88%) IIS
11 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.33%) Resin
15 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.33%) GIMP
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 83 (9.14%) Magento
2 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 177 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (6.83%) GitHub
3 41 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.96%) SaaS
5 25 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.53%) DigitalOcean
7 18 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 15 (1.65%) Twilio
10 12 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.21%) Route 53
12 10 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (1.10%) IaaS
12 10 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.99%) PaaS
14 8 (0.88%) Firebase
15 6 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.41%) HTTP
2 25 (2.75%) SSL
3 19 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.65%) SAN
5 13 (1.43%) DNS
5 13 (1.43%) Firewall
6 12 (1.32%) Internet
7 11 (1.21%) NAS
8 6 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (0.66%) SMS
9 5 (0.55%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.44%) Broadband
10 4 (0.44%) Skype
11 3 (0.33%) FTP
11 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.33%) SMTP
11 3 (0.33%) SSH
11 3 (0.33%) VoIP
12 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 105 (11.56%) MongoDB
3 98 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 28 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.53%) Redis
10 20 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (2.20%) MariaDB
11 19 (2.09%) Big Data
12 18 (1.98%) OLTP
13 17 (1.87%) OLAP
14 15 (1.65%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.43%) Neo4j
16 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.99%) Power BI
18 8 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 205 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 52 (5.73%) Subversion
4 38 (4.19%) PHPUnit
5 37 (4.07%) JIRA
6 23 (2.53%) Grunt
7 21 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.20%) Mercurial
9 19 (2.09%) Selenium
9 19 (2.09%) webpack
10 14 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 14 (1.54%) ERwin
10 14 (1.54%) gulp
11 11 (1.21%) Mocha
12 10 (1.10%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.99%) JUnit
13 9 (0.99%) Maven
14 8 (0.88%) Bundler
14 8 (0.88%) CA Release Automation
14 8 (0.88%) git-flow
General
1 89 (9.80%) Finance
2 64 (7.05%) Advertising
3 51 (5.62%) Retail
4 31 (3.41%) Marketing
5 19 (2.09%) Games
6 10 (1.10%) Banking
6 10 (1.10%) Law
7 7 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.55%) Automotive
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 655 (72.14%) Developer
2 345 (38.00%) PHP Developer
3 96 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 60 (6.61%) Architect
5 56 (6.17%) Software Developer
6 53 (5.84%) Software Engineer
7 48 (5.29%) MySQL Developer
8 46 (5.07%) Java Developer
9 43 (4.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 42 (4.63%) Senior PHP Developer
10 42 (4.63%) Web Developer
11 41 (4.52%) Java Engineer
12 40 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
13 38 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
14 35 (3.85%) Magento Developer
15 33 (3.63%) Junior
16 31 (3.41%) .NET Developer
17 30 (3.30%) Junior Developer
18 28 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 28 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (42.29%) HTML
2 363 (39.98%) CSS
3 211 (23.24%) Laravel
4 200 (22.03%) jQuery
5 178 (19.60%) AngularJS
6 157 (17.29%) Web Services
7 130 (14.32%) Symfony
8 128 (14.10%) LAMP
9 125 (13.77%) React
10 102 (11.23%) Node.js
11 101 (11.12%) REST
12 98 (10.79%) HTML5
12 98 (10.79%) RESTful
13 94 (10.35%) Ajax
14 90 (9.91%) XML
15 85 (9.36%) JSON
16 84 (9.25%) Spring
17 76 (8.37%) CSS3
18 71 (7.82%) .NET
19 68 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.05%) Mobile App
2 63 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.18%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (3.85%) User Experience
7 33 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
8 32 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.54%) Blog
9 14 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.10%) Wiki
12 8 (0.88%) Clustering
13 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.77%) Fintech
13 7 (0.77%) Replication
14 6 (0.66%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.55%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.55%) Social Media
15 5 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 276 (30.40%) Linux
2 72 (7.93%) Windows
3 67 (7.38%) Unix
4 42 (4.63%) Android
5 41 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 34 (3.74%) CentOS
7 18 (1.98%) Debian
8 13 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.77%) AIX
13 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.22%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.22%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.22%) Solaris
15 2 (0.22%) SUSE
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (32.71%) MVC
3 168 (18.50%) OO
4 146 (16.08%) Web Development
5 141 (15.53%) E-Commerce
6 140 (15.42%) OOP
7 139 (15.31%) Scrum
8 122 (13.44%) Software Engineering
9 115 (12.67%) DevOps
10 112 (12.33%) TDD
11 111 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (11.12%) OO PHP
13 100 (11.01%) Test Automation
14 91 (10.02%) Mentoring
15 71 (7.82%) Microservices
16 65 (7.16%) Front End Development
17 63 (6.94%) Open Source
18 52 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (5.29%) SOA
20 46 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 603 (66.41%) PHP
2 512 (56.39%) JavaScript
3 245 (26.98%) SQL
4 230 (25.33%) Java
5 149 (16.41%) Python
6 68 (7.49%) C#
7 59 (6.50%) Perl
8 43 (4.74%) Ruby
9 40 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 31 (3.41%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.53%) R
13 21 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 20 (2.20%) ES6
14 20 (2.20%) Go
15 19 (2.09%) Java 8
16 18 (1.98%) C
17 13 (1.43%) C++
17 13 (1.43%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.21%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 73 (8.04%) Degree
2 35 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.76%) Master's Degree
4 15 (1.65%) MCSE
4 15 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.10%) CISSP
5 10 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.77%) CCNA
6 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.77%) GIAC
6 7 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (0.77%) SANS
6 7 (0.77%) SSCP
7 5 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB
9 2 (0.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.74%) QA
2 15 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.10%) GCP
4 6 (0.66%) SLA
5 5 (0.55%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 4 (0.44%) GDPR
6 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 71 (7.82%) Docker
2 25 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.43%) vSphere
5 8 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.44%) Varnish
7 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.33%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) LXC
9 2 (0.22%) Ceph
9 2 (0.22%) Corosync
9 2 (0.22%) DRBD
9 2 (0.22%) iptables
9 2 (0.22%) KVM
9 2 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (4.85%) Puppet
2 36 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.86%) Ansible
4 21 (2.31%) Nagios
5 18 (1.98%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.77%) Rancher
6 7 (0.77%) Salt
7 6 (0.66%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.44%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.33%) Terraform
10 2 (0.22%) Cacti
10 2 (0.22%) Munin
10 2 (0.22%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.22%) SCCM
10 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.22%) WSUS
11 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.11%) Netcool
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 102 (11.23%) Oracle
2 98 (10.79%) Zend
3 58 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 43 (4.74%) Google
5 39 (4.30%) New Relic
6 38 (4.19%) VMware
7 25 (2.75%) Capita
8 18 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.43%) WooCommerce
10 11 (1.21%) Splunk
11 9 (0.99%) Yahoo!
12 8 (0.88%) Cisco
12 8 (0.88%) Sybase
13 7 (0.77%) Twitter
14 6 (0.66%) Adobe
14 6 (0.66%) HP
14 6 (0.66%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.55%) Tableau
16 4 (0.44%) AppDynamics
16 4 (0.44%) CyberArk