Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 953 847 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.39% 6.92% 5.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.74% 19.83% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 813 744 520
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,400 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,025
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%

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 4,383 4,271 3,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.97% 34.88% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,733 3,682 3,104
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +4 629 £40,000 +6.67% 133
Cheshire +1 215 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Merseyside +25 59 £35,000 -22.22% 15
Lancashire -28 44 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Cumbria - 4 £24,500 - 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 624 (65.48%) PHP
2 532 (55.82%) JavaScript
3 414 (43.44%) HTML
4 400 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
5 396 (41.55%) CSS
6 341 (35.78%) MVC
7 283 (29.70%) Linux
8 237 (24.87%) Java
9 236 (24.76%) jQuery
10 222 (23.29%) SQL
11 218 (22.88%) Git (software)
12 209 (21.93%) Laravel
13 205 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
14 202 (21.20%) Web Services
15 198 (20.78%) AngularJS
16 173 (18.15%) E-Commerce
17 170 (17.84%) OOP
18 160 (16.79%) OO
19 155 (16.26%) Python
20 150 (15.74%) Web Development
21 144 (15.11%) TDD
22 140 (14.69%) Scrum
23 138 (14.48%) SQL Server
24 134 (14.06%) Apache
24 134 (14.06%) Symfony
25 132 (13.85%) Software Engineering
26 128 (13.43%) LAMP
27 123 (12.91%) Oracle
28 119 (12.49%) Magento
28 119 (12.49%) 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
1 134 (14.06%) Apache
2 51 (5.35%) nginx
3 49 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.41%) WordPress
5 33 (3.46%) CMS
6 24 (2.52%) Drupal
6 24 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.41%) JBoss
8 14 (1.47%) IIS
9 12 (1.26%) Confluence
10 10 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.31%) Moodle
14 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.21%) Resin
15 2 (0.21%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.31%) GIMP
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 119 (12.49%) Magento
2 4 (0.42%) Shopify
3 3 (0.31%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.31%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 205 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.09%) GitHub
3 38 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.25%) SaaS
5 28 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 20 (2.10%) DigitalOcean
8 18 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.15%) Route 53
10 11 (1.15%) Twilio
11 10 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.84%) Firebase
13 6 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.63%) Serverless
14 5 (0.52%) Office 365
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.88%) HTTP
2 18 (1.89%) SSL
3 14 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.36%) Internet
5 12 (1.26%) SAN
6 9 (0.94%) DNS
7 8 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (0.84%) NAS
8 6 (0.63%) WAN
9 5 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.42%) Broadband
11 3 (0.31%) ISDN
11 3 (0.31%) PBX
11 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.21%) Firewall
12 2 (0.21%) Wireless
13 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.10%) SSH
13 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 79 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.57%) Big Data
8 33 (3.46%) Redis
9 16 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.36%) Power BI
12 12 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.26%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.15%) OLTP
13 11 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.73%) OLAP
14 7 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 218 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.51%) Subversion
4 37 (3.88%) PHPUnit
5 36 (3.78%) JIRA
6 23 (2.41%) Grunt
7 20 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 20 (2.10%) Mercurial
8 18 (1.89%) JUnit
9 17 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.78%) gulp
10 16 (1.68%) Selenium
11 15 (1.57%) webpack
12 13 (1.36%) Maven
13 10 (1.05%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.05%) Mocha
13 10 (1.05%) Mockito
14 9 (0.94%) CA Release Automation
14 9 (0.94%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (7.87%) Finance
2 73 (7.66%) Advertising
3 72 (7.56%) Retail
4 34 (3.57%) Marketing
5 19 (1.99%) Games
6 17 (1.78%) Legal
7 14 (1.47%) Banking
8 11 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.73%) Law
10 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Automotive
11 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 716 (75.13%) Developer
2 362 (37.99%) PHP Developer
3 135 (14.17%) Senior Developer
4 64 (6.72%) Magento Developer
5 59 (6.19%) Senior PHP Developer
6 58 (6.09%) Software Developer
7 55 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 50 (5.25%) Software Engineer
9 47 (4.93%) MySQL Developer
10 45 (4.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 43 (4.51%) Web Developer
12 42 (4.41%) .NET Developer
13 40 (4.20%) Java Engineer
14 38 (3.99%) Architect
14 38 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
15 35 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 33 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
17 27 (2.83%) Junior
18 26 (2.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (43.44%) HTML
2 396 (41.55%) CSS
3 236 (24.76%) jQuery
4 209 (21.93%) Laravel
5 202 (21.20%) Web Services
6 198 (20.78%) AngularJS
7 134 (14.06%) Symfony
8 128 (13.43%) LAMP
9 118 (12.38%) Node.js
10 117 (12.28%) React
11 116 (12.17%) HTML5
12 112 (11.75%) Spring
13 111 (11.65%) REST
14 99 (10.39%) RESTful
15 91 (9.55%) CSS3
16 89 (9.34%) .NET
17 88 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 78 (8.18%) Ajax
19 77 (8.08%) XML
20 75 (7.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 47 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.30%) User Experience
6 34 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.15%) Xbox
10 10 (1.05%) Blog
10 10 (1.05%) Replication
11 6 (0.63%) Clustering
11 6 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.63%) Social Media
12 5 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.52%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.52%) PKI
12 5 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 283 (29.70%) Linux
2 68 (7.14%) Windows
3 60 (6.30%) Unix
4 33 (3.46%) CentOS
5 21 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 21 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.10%) Debian
7 19 (1.99%) Android
8 18 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.73%) AIX
12 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.21%) SUSE
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (35.78%) MVC
3 173 (18.15%) E-Commerce
4 170 (17.84%) OOP
5 160 (16.79%) OO
6 150 (15.74%) Web Development
7 144 (15.11%) TDD
8 140 (14.69%) Scrum
9 132 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 119 (12.49%) DevOps
11 108 (11.33%) Mentoring
12 95 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (9.76%) OO PHP
14 85 (8.92%) Front End Development
14 85 (8.92%) Test Automation
15 53 (5.56%) Microservices
16 52 (5.46%) Open Source
17 49 (5.14%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (5.14%) SDLC
18 46 (4.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 624 (65.48%) PHP
2 532 (55.82%) JavaScript
3 237 (24.87%) Java
4 222 (23.29%) SQL
5 155 (16.26%) Python
6 89 (9.34%) C#
7 59 (6.19%) Ruby
8 52 (5.46%) T-SQL
9 51 (5.35%) Perl
10 35 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.52%) Go
12 21 (2.20%) C
13 20 (2.10%) Java 8
14 18 (1.89%) Scala
14 18 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.68%) ES6
16 15 (1.57%) R
17 13 (1.36%) PHP 7
17 13 (1.36%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (8.71%) Degree
2 35 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.63%) MCSE
7 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.31%) LPIC
8 3 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.31%) RHCE
9 2 (0.21%) CISSP
9 2 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) MCP
10 1 (0.10%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.82%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 10 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.52%) GCP
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 62 (6.51%) Docker
2 25 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.52%) vSphere
7 4 (0.42%) Varnish
7 4 (0.42%) XenServer
8 3 (0.31%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.31%) LXC
9 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (3.36%) Ansible
1 32 (3.36%) Puppet
2 27 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.68%) Nagios
4 14 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.52%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.10%) Mesos
7 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.10%) Netcool
7 1 (0.10%) Plesk
7 1 (0.10%) systemd
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (12.91%) Oracle
2 89 (9.34%) Zend
3 57 (5.98%) Google
4 44 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 42 (4.41%) VMware
6 31 (3.25%) New Relic
7 29 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.78%) Twitter
9 14 (1.47%) WooCommerce
10 12 (1.26%) Capita
11 11 (1.15%) Splunk
11 11 (1.15%) Sybase
12 9 (0.94%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.84%) HP
13 8 (0.84%) Tableau
14 6 (0.63%) IBM
14 6 (0.63%) NetApp
15 5 (0.52%) Adobe
15 5 (0.52%) Remedy
15 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com