Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 52 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 206 551 795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.25% 5.22% 6.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.84% 19.41% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 207 513 703
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%

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 1,488 2,839 3,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.71% 26.90% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 2,186 3,365
Median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the North West.

Salary trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the North West over the 6 months to 13 August 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 13 August 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 -6 152 £45,000 +12.50% 43
Cheshire +6 34 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Merseyside +11 9 £27,500 -42.11% 7
Lancashire +11 8 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Cumbria - 2 £34,000 - 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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.

1 130 (63.11%) JavaScript
2 110 (53.40%) PHP
3 86 (41.75%) HTML
4 82 (39.81%) CSS
5 60 (29.13%) Linux
6 58 (28.16%) Git (software)
7 57 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (27.18%) SQL
9 44 (21.36%) Laravel
10 43 (20.87%) E-Commerce
11 41 (19.90%) jQuery
12 40 (19.42%) DevOps
13 39 (18.93%) React
13 39 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (18.45%) NoSQL
15 33 (16.02%) Java
16 32 (15.53%) C#
16 32 (15.53%) OOP
16 32 (15.53%) Python
16 32 (15.53%) Web Development
16 32 (15.53%) Docker
17 31 (15.05%) AWS
18 30 (14.56%) Windows
18 30 (14.56%) User Experience
18 30 (14.56%) SDLC
18 30 (14.56%) AngularJS
19 29 (14.08%) Web Services
20 28 (13.59%) .NET
21 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (13.11%) PHPUnit

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 22 (10.68%) Apache
2 16 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.83%) nginx
4 11 (5.34%) CMS
5 10 (4.85%) ExpressionEngine
6 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.91%) Liferay
7 6 (2.91%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.91%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.91%) WordPress
8 4 (1.94%) Drupal
8 4 (1.94%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.94%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.97%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.97%) Shopify
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.05%) AWS
2 21 (10.19%) Azure
3 17 (8.25%) GCP
4 15 (7.28%) GitHub
5 12 (5.83%) SaaS
6 11 (5.34%) Power Platform
7 10 (4.85%) Office 365
8 7 (3.40%) AWS CodeBuild
8 7 (3.40%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (2.91%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (2.91%) Slack
10 4 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.94%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.97%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.49%) Force.com
12 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) Firewall
1 7 (3.40%) SAN
2 5 (2.43%) LAN
2 5 (2.43%) WAN
3 3 (1.46%) NAS
3 3 (1.46%) SSL
3 3 (1.46%) VoIP
4 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) SSH
5 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.45%) NoSQL
2 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.34%) Power BI
7 10 (4.85%) Redis
8 7 (3.40%) Big Data
9 6 (2.91%) GIS
10 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.97%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.49%) QlikView
14 1 (0.49%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 58 (28.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.11%) PHPUnit
3 25 (12.14%) JIRA
4 22 (10.68%) Subversion
5 10 (4.85%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.37%) Selenium
7 6 (2.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.46%) Maven
9 3 (1.46%) webpack
10 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.49%) ERwin
11 1 (0.49%) GitLab
11 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 22 (10.68%) Finance
1 22 (10.68%) Retail
2 17 (8.25%) Marketing
3 13 (6.31%) Games
4 3 (1.46%) Automotive
4 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (77.67%) Developer
2 87 (42.23%) PHP Developer
3 18 (8.74%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.77%) Web Developer
5 15 (7.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (7.28%) PHP Web Developer
6 13 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.85%) React Developer
8 8 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (3.88%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Senior React Developer
10 6 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Backend Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (41.75%) HTML
2 82 (39.81%) CSS
3 44 (21.36%) Laravel
4 41 (19.90%) jQuery
5 39 (18.93%) React
6 30 (14.56%) AngularJS
7 29 (14.08%) Web Services
8 28 (13.59%) .NET
9 26 (12.62%) HTML5
10 25 (12.14%) Node.js
11 21 (10.19%) XML
12 19 (9.22%) LAMP
13 17 (8.25%) Vue.js
14 16 (7.77%) CodeIgniter
14 16 (7.77%) CSS3
14 16 (7.77%) RESTful
15 15 (7.28%) Symfony
16 12 (5.83%) LEMP Stack
17 10 (4.85%) Ajax
17 10 (4.85%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.56%) User Experience
2 27 (13.11%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.91%) Blog
6 6 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.43%) Life Science
8 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.94%) NHS
9 3 (1.46%) BBC
9 3 (1.46%) EPoS
9 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) LIMS
11 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.13%) Linux
2 30 (14.56%) Windows
3 10 (4.85%) CentOS
4 8 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.40%) Unix
6 6 (2.91%) Android
6 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.87%) E-Commerce
3 40 (19.42%) DevOps
4 39 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (15.53%) OOP
5 32 (15.53%) Web Development
6 30 (14.56%) SDLC
7 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.14%) Open Source
9 22 (10.68%) MVC
9 22 (10.68%) OO
10 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (10.19%) Front End Development
11 20 (9.71%) Computer Science
11 20 (9.71%) Microservices
12 18 (8.74%) Scrum
13 14 (6.80%) TDD
13 14 (6.80%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.80%) Web Application Development
14 12 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 130 (63.11%) JavaScript
2 110 (53.40%) PHP
3 56 (27.18%) SQL
4 33 (16.02%) Java
5 32 (15.53%) C#
5 32 (15.53%) Python
6 15 (7.28%) PHP 7
7 12 (5.83%) ES6
7 12 (5.83%) Ruby
8 10 (4.85%) PHP 5
9 7 (3.40%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.43%) C
11 5 (2.43%) Go
11 5 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.43%) VB
12 4 (1.94%) Perl
12 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (10.68%) Degree
2 16 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.94%) MCPD
4 4 (1.94%) MCSD
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CCA
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (15.53%) Docker
2 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.94%) vCloud
4 4 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (11.17%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.28%) Ansible
3 10 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.85%) Puppet
3 10 (4.85%) Terraform
4 8 (3.88%) Grafana
5 6 (2.91%) Kibana
6 3 (1.46%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (12.62%) Zend
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.31%) Google
3 13 (6.31%) VMware
4 11 (5.34%) Oracle
5 9 (4.37%) SaltStack
6 7 (3.40%) Cisco
6 7 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.94%) Fortinet
7 4 (1.94%) NetApp
7 4 (1.94%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.97%) Adobe
8 2 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.49%) Apple
9 1 (0.49%) Pardot
9 1 (0.49%) Sage
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.49%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Verint