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

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 37 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 622 851 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.29% 6.66% 6.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.56% 19.76% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 504 725 756
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,125
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 3,543 4,306 4,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.12% 33.69% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,072 3,632 3,540
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,081 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +5.20% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -6 432 £42,500 +6.25% 141
Cheshire -6 106 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Lancashire 0 41 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Merseyside -27 37 £33,750 -27.03% 12
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 366 (58.84%) PHP
2 330 (53.05%) JavaScript
3 232 (37.30%) HTML
4 227 (36.50%) SQL
5 219 (35.21%) CSS
6 206 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (31.35%) Java
8 179 (28.78%) Linux
9 174 (27.97%) MVC
10 141 (22.67%) Git (software)
11 134 (21.54%) jQuery
12 131 (21.06%) Laravel
13 130 (20.90%) SQL Server
14 111 (17.85%) OO
15 105 (16.88%) Web Development
16 100 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
17 95 (15.27%) PostgreSQL
18 90 (14.47%) AngularJS
19 89 (14.31%) Python
20 87 (13.99%) Node.js
21 84 (13.50%) MongoDB
22 82 (13.18%) DevOps
23 81 (13.02%) Scrum
24 80 (12.86%) Web Services
25 79 (12.70%) Software Engineering
26 76 (12.22%) TDD
26 76 (12.22%) Oracle
27 75 (12.06%) React
27 75 (12.06%) REST
28 74 (11.90%) Continuous Integration

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 54 (8.68%) Apache
2 26 (4.18%) WordPress
3 24 (3.86%) nginx
4 21 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.41%) CMS
5 15 (2.41%) Drupal
6 11 (1.77%) Confluence
7 10 (1.61%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.29%) IIS
9 7 (1.13%) IBM Domino
10 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.80%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.80%) JBoss
11 5 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.48%) SPSS
4 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (4.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 100 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.68%) GitHub
3 28 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.25%) SaaS
6 9 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (1.45%) IaaS
6 9 (1.45%) PaaS
7 8 (1.29%) DigitalOcean
8 6 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.80%) Twilio
10 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.48%) Office 365
11 3 (0.48%) Serverless
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.18%) HTTP
2 24 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.38%) Firewall
4 19 (3.05%) SSL
5 15 (2.41%) DNS
6 11 (1.77%) Internet
7 8 (1.29%) SAN
8 5 (0.80%) NAS
8 5 (0.80%) Skype
8 5 (0.80%) SMS
9 4 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.64%) VPN
10 3 (0.48%) Broadband
10 3 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.48%) SMTP
10 3 (0.48%) SSH
11 2 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.32%) LLU
11 2 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 95 (15.27%) PostgreSQL
3 84 (13.50%) MongoDB
4 66 (10.61%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.43%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.11%) MariaDB
7 32 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.34%) Big Data
9 26 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.54%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.73%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.41%) Neo4j
13 13 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (2.09%) OLAP
14 12 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.77%) OLTP
15 11 (1.77%) Redis
16 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 141 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.75%) Subversion
3 40 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.82%) JIRA
5 23 (3.70%) PHPUnit
6 16 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.57%) Selenium
7 15 (2.41%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.41%) Maven
7 15 (2.41%) Xcode
8 14 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.09%) git-flow
10 12 (1.93%) Gradle
11 10 (1.61%) CodeSonar
11 10 (1.61%) Robot Framework
11 10 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.45%) ERwin
12 9 (1.45%) Grunt
13 7 (1.13%) GitLab
13 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (9.16%) Finance
2 35 (5.63%) Advertising
3 30 (4.82%) Retail
4 19 (3.05%) Games
5 16 (2.57%) Marketing
6 12 (1.93%) Banking
7 8 (1.29%) Electronics
8 7 (1.13%) Law
8 7 (1.13%) Legal
8 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Automotive
11 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 413 (66.40%) Developer
2 197 (31.67%) PHP Developer
3 54 (8.68%) Java Developer
4 46 (7.40%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.23%) Software Developer
6 44 (7.07%) Junior
7 41 (6.59%) Software Engineer
8 40 (6.43%) Junior Developer
9 37 (5.95%) Architect
10 35 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 27 (4.34%) Backend Developer
12 26 (4.18%) Java Engineer
12 26 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
13 25 (4.02%) .NET Developer
14 24 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (3.70%) C# Developer
15 23 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
16 22 (3.54%) DBA
16 22 (3.54%) SQL Developer
17 21 (3.38%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (37.30%) HTML
2 219 (35.21%) CSS
3 134 (21.54%) jQuery
4 131 (21.06%) Laravel
5 90 (14.47%) AngularJS
6 87 (13.99%) Node.js
7 80 (12.86%) Web Services
8 75 (12.06%) React
8 75 (12.06%) REST
9 72 (11.58%) LAMP
10 67 (10.77%) Ajax
10 67 (10.77%) Spring
11 66 (10.61%) Symfony
11 66 (10.61%) XML
12 65 (10.45%) .NET
13 63 (10.13%) HTML5
14 58 (9.32%) JSON
15 56 (9.00%) RESTful
16 48 (7.72%) CSS3
16 48 (7.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.57%) User Experience
8 12 (1.93%) Blog
8 12 (1.93%) Clustering
9 11 (1.77%) Replication
10 10 (1.61%) Wiki
11 9 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.29%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.13%) Fintech
14 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.80%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.80%) Xbox
16 3 (0.48%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 179 (28.78%) Linux
2 58 (9.32%) Windows
3 46 (7.40%) Android
4 45 (7.23%) Unix
5 44 (7.07%) Apple iOS
6 25 (4.02%) CentOS
7 20 (3.22%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.80%) Debian
12 5 (0.80%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.80%) OpenBSD
12 5 (0.80%) Solaris
12 5 (0.80%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.32%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (27.97%) MVC
3 111 (17.85%) OO
4 105 (16.88%) Web Development
5 82 (13.18%) DevOps
6 81 (13.02%) Scrum
7 79 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 76 (12.22%) TDD
9 74 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (11.41%) E-Commerce
11 69 (11.09%) Test Automation
12 63 (10.13%) Mentoring
13 62 (9.97%) OOP
14 60 (9.65%) OO PHP
15 53 (8.52%) Open Source
16 50 (8.04%) Microservices
17 39 (6.27%) SOA
18 37 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (5.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 366 (58.84%) PHP
2 330 (53.05%) JavaScript
3 227 (36.50%) SQL
4 195 (31.35%) Java
5 89 (14.31%) Python
6 63 (10.13%) C#
7 61 (9.81%) Perl
8 39 (6.27%) Ruby
9 37 (5.95%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.66%) PowerShell
11 28 (4.50%) C++
12 26 (4.18%) C
13 25 (4.02%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.73%) Shell Script
15 16 (2.57%) Go
16 14 (2.25%) Java 8
17 11 (1.77%) R
18 8 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 7 (1.13%) ES6
19 7 (1.13%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 46 (7.40%) Degree
2 21 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.57%) MCSE
5 13 (2.09%) CISSP
6 11 (1.77%) CCNA
6 11 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.61%) GIAC
7 10 (1.61%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (1.61%) SANS
7 10 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.61%) SSCP
8 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
9 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.32%) OCP
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.86%) QA
2 11 (1.77%) GDPR
3 9 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.29%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (9.81%) Docker
2 25 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.89%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.73%) vSphere
5 13 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.13%) Corosync
6 7 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.96%) KVM
8 5 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.64%) Ceph
9 4 (0.64%) DRBD
9 4 (0.64%) iptables
9 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.48%) Firmware
10 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.16%) LXC
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.16%) RACF
11 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (6.91%) Puppet
2 32 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.05%) Kubernetes
4 14 (2.25%) Nagios
5 13 (2.09%) Ansible
6 10 (1.61%) Salt
7 7 (1.13%) Pacemaker
7 7 (1.13%) Rancher
8 6 (0.96%) Cacti
8 6 (0.96%) Munin
8 6 (0.96%) Terraform
9 4 (0.64%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.64%) cPanel
9 4 (0.64%) Kibana
10 3 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.48%) Icinga
10 3 (0.48%) Opsview
11 2 (0.32%) SCCM
11 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (12.22%) Oracle
2 51 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 50 (8.04%) Zend
4 38 (6.11%) VMware
5 24 (3.86%) Google
6 22 (3.54%) New Relic
7 17 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.77%) Cisco
9 10 (1.61%) Adobe
9 10 (1.61%) SolarWinds
10 6 (0.96%) Percona
11 5 (0.80%) Sybase
12 4 (0.64%) CyberArk
13 3 (0.48%) ArcSight
13 3 (0.48%) Askia
13 3 (0.48%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.48%) Citrix
13 3 (0.48%) Meraki
13 3 (0.48%) Nebu