Period
to 22 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 49 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -8
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 433 541 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.90% 5.09% 6.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.35% 17.06% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 393 436 719
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2,496 3,171 4,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.26% 29.85% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,994 2,725 3,459
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 January 2020.

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 January 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
Manchester +12 337 £45,000 +5.88% 104
Cheshire -13 50 £37,500 -14.29% 27
Lancashire +4 36 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Merseyside -10 10 £40,000 +33.33% 16
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 247 (57.04%) PHP
2 203 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 174 (40.18%) Git (software)
4 152 (35.10%) HTML
5 149 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (32.79%) CSS
7 138 (31.87%) Linux
8 130 (30.02%) Laravel
9 101 (23.33%) OO
10 96 (22.17%) OOP
11 91 (21.02%) MVC
12 90 (20.79%) SQL
13 77 (17.78%) Docker
14 74 (17.09%) jQuery
15 73 (16.86%) AWS
16 67 (15.47%) Python
17 66 (15.24%) Node.js
17 66 (15.24%) Symfony
18 63 (14.55%) E-Commerce
19 62 (14.32%) NoSQL
20 58 (13.39%) TDD
21 56 (12.93%) LAMP
21 56 (12.93%) Windows
22 55 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
23 54 (12.47%) HTML5
24 53 (12.24%) RESTful
24 53 (12.24%) React
24 53 (12.24%) Java
25 52 (12.01%) MongoDB
26 51 (11.78%) DevOps

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 46 (10.62%) Apache
2 42 (9.70%) WordPress
3 31 (7.16%) Drupal
4 27 (6.24%) CMS
5 19 (4.39%) nginx
6 10 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.85%) IIS
8 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.92%) Confluence
9 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.46%) Moodle
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.69%) CATIA
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.46%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 35 (8.08%) Magento
2 10 (2.31%) CiviCRM
3 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (16.86%) AWS
2 44 (10.16%) GitHub
3 43 (9.93%) Azure
4 29 (6.70%) GCP
5 22 (5.08%) SaaS
6 14 (3.23%) Serverless
7 13 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.85%) AWS CodeBuild
9 8 (1.85%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (1.39%) Asana
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.15%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.15%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.46%) DNS
2 13 (3.00%) Firewall
3 12 (2.77%) SMTP
4 5 (1.15%) HTTP
4 5 (1.15%) SMS
4 5 (1.15%) SSH
4 5 (1.15%) SSL
5 3 (0.69%) FTP
6 2 (0.46%) NAS
6 2 (0.46%) Network Security
6 2 (0.46%) RFID
6 2 (0.46%) SAN
6 2 (0.46%) SNMP
6 2 (0.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.46%) VPN
6 2 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.32%) NoSQL
2 55 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (12.01%) MongoDB
4 34 (7.85%) Relational Database
5 30 (6.93%) SQL Server
6 23 (5.31%) Redis
7 15 (3.46%) MariaDB
8 14 (3.23%) Neo4j
9 12 (2.77%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.39%) DB2
11 6 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.15%) Power BI
13 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 174 (40.18%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.08%) GitLab
3 28 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.54%) JIRA
5 15 (3.46%) Bitbucket
5 15 (3.46%) Subversion
5 15 (3.46%) Vagrant
5 15 (3.46%) webpack
6 12 (2.77%) Mercurial
7 11 (2.54%) CircleCI
7 11 (2.54%) NetBeans
7 11 (2.54%) PHPUnit
8 10 (2.31%) Brakeman
8 10 (2.31%) minitest
8 10 (2.31%) RSpec
8 10 (2.31%) RuboCop
9 6 (1.39%) git-flow
10 5 (1.15%) Selenium
11 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 36 (8.31%) Retail
2 31 (7.16%) Marketing
3 19 (4.39%) Finance
4 13 (3.00%) Games
5 9 (2.08%) Back Office
5 9 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.62%) Automotive
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
7 5 (1.15%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.69%) Military
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 307 (70.90%) Developer
2 179 (41.34%) PHP Developer
3 55 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 28 (6.47%) Software Engineer
5 24 (5.54%) Software Developer
6 20 (4.62%) Java Developer
6 20 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
7 19 (4.39%) Magento Developer
7 19 (4.39%) Web Developer
8 18 (4.16%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 16 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 15 (3.46%) Drupal Developer
10 15 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (3.23%) DBA
11 14 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.00%) .NET Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (35.10%) HTML
2 142 (32.79%) CSS
3 130 (30.02%) Laravel
4 74 (17.09%) jQuery
5 66 (15.24%) Node.js
5 66 (15.24%) Symfony
6 56 (12.93%) LAMP
7 54 (12.47%) HTML5
8 53 (12.24%) React
8 53 (12.24%) RESTful
9 38 (8.78%) AngularJS
10 34 (7.85%) XML
11 32 (7.39%) Ajax
11 32 (7.39%) REST
12 31 (7.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (7.16%) Web Services
13 29 (6.70%) .NET
14 24 (5.54%) CSS3
14 24 (5.54%) Vue.js
15 23 (5.31%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.70%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.00%) User Experience
3 18 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.77%) Blog
5 12 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.54%) Cloud Native
6 11 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.15%) Life Science
9 5 (1.15%) Wiki
10 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.69%) New Media
12 2 (0.46%) CMDB
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.46%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (31.87%) Linux
2 56 (12.93%) Windows
3 31 (7.16%) Unix
4 16 (3.70%) CentOS
5 13 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.77%) Android
7 9 (2.08%) AIX
8 8 (1.85%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Debian
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.33%) OO
3 96 (22.17%) OOP
4 91 (21.02%) MVC
5 63 (14.55%) E-Commerce
6 58 (13.39%) TDD
7 51 (11.78%) DevOps
8 47 (10.85%) Web Development
9 46 (10.62%) OO PHP
10 43 (9.93%) Open Source
11 42 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (9.47%) Microservices
13 39 (9.01%) Software Engineering
14 37 (8.55%) Front End Development
15 31 (7.16%) Kanban
16 29 (6.70%) SOA
17 27 (6.24%) Migration
18 26 (6.00%) Mentoring
19 23 (5.31%) Unit Testing
20 22 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 247 (57.04%) PHP
2 203 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 90 (20.79%) SQL
4 67 (15.47%) Python
5 53 (12.24%) Java
6 42 (9.70%) Bash Shell
7 29 (6.70%) Ruby
8 24 (5.54%) C#
9 14 (3.23%) PHP 7
10 13 (3.00%) Go
10 13 (3.00%) Perl
11 11 (2.54%) C
12 8 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.39%) ES6
13 6 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.46%) C++
14 2 (0.46%) Dart
14 2 (0.46%) Erlang
14 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (9.24%) Degree
2 7 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.46%) CCNA
3 2 (0.46%) CCNP
3 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.46%) HND
3 2 (0.46%) LPIC
3 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.39%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (17.78%) Docker
2 18 (4.16%) Varnish
3 14 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.31%) vSphere
6 9 (2.08%) NFS
6 9 (2.08%) Samba
6 9 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (4.85%) Ansible
3 18 (4.16%) Kubernetes
4 17 (3.93%) Puppet
5 12 (2.77%) Nagios
6 9 (2.08%) Cacti
6 9 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
6 9 (2.08%) HAProxy
7 8 (1.85%) Terraform
8 7 (1.62%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.23%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 38 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.85%) Oracle
3 33 (7.62%) Zend
4 25 (5.77%) Google
5 19 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.00%) VMware
7 7 (1.62%) Marketo
7 7 (1.62%) Pardot
8 5 (1.15%) Xero
9 4 (0.92%) hybris
9 4 (0.92%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.69%) New Relic
11 2 (0.46%) Adobe
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco
11 2 (0.46%) Progress
11 2 (0.46%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.23%) Facebook
12 1 (0.23%) IBM
12 1 (0.23%) Micro Focus