Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 29 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 893 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.76% 6.99% 5.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.91% 20.30% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 762 819 666
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,513 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 4271 4295 4512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.32% 34.42% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 3719 3877
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -8 606 £40,000 +6.67% 30
Cheshire -30 126 £40,000 +5.26% 13
Merseyside +25 108 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire -10 47 £32,500 - 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 565 (63.27%) PHP
2 482 (53.98%) JavaScript
3 427 (47.82%) HTML
4 426 (47.70%) CSS
5 343 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
6 306 (34.27%) jQuery
7 305 (34.15%) MVC
8 278 (31.13%) Linux
9 221 (24.75%) SQL
10 201 (22.51%) Web Services
11 194 (21.72%) Java
12 193 (21.61%) E-Commerce
13 192 (21.50%) OOP
14 187 (20.94%) HTML5
15 183 (20.49%) Git (software)
16 176 (19.71%) OO
17 175 (19.60%) Software Engineering
17 175 (19.60%) Laravel
18 162 (18.14%) Apache
19 157 (17.58%) TDD
19 157 (17.58%) AngularJS
20 156 (17.47%) SQL Server
21 151 (16.91%) Web Development
22 140 (15.68%) DevOps
23 139 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
24 130 (14.56%) LAMP
24 130 (14.56%) CSS3
25 128 (14.33%) Oracle
25 128 (14.33%) Retail
26 117 (13.10%) Zend

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
1 162 (18.14%) Apache
2 70 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 49 (5.49%) WordPress
4 48 (5.38%) nginx
5 39 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (4.03%) CMS
7 27 (3.02%) Drupal
8 25 (2.80%) Apache Solr
9 20 (2.24%) JBoss
10 11 (1.23%) IIS
11 9 (1.01%) Apache Pig
11 9 (1.01%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.56%) Confluence
12 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.34%) concrete5
13 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 99 (11.09%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.22%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 139 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.38%) GitHub
3 46 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.13%) Google App Engine
7 16 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 14 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.46%) SaaS
10 11 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.78%) Serverless
12 6 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.67%) Route 53
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.22%) Office 365
14 2 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.94%) HTTP
2 18 (2.02%) SSL
3 16 (1.79%) WAN
4 13 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.34%) Firewall
5 12 (1.34%) Internet
6 10 (1.12%) LAN
7 8 (0.90%) AMQP
8 7 (0.78%) SAN
9 5 (0.56%) Broadband
10 4 (0.45%) SSH
10 4 (0.45%) VPN
11 3 (0.34%) DNS
11 3 (0.34%) Intranet
11 3 (0.34%) Network Security
12 2 (0.22%) ADSL
12 2 (0.22%) MPLS
12 2 (0.22%) PBX
12 2 (0.22%) VoIP
12 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.17%) MongoDB
3 70 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 50 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (2.80%) Big Data
9 21 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.24%) Redis
11 17 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.79%) Power BI
13 15 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.23%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.23%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.12%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 183 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 62 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 53 (5.94%) Selenium
4 42 (4.70%) JIRA
5 39 (4.37%) Vagrant
6 35 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
6 35 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 34 (3.81%) PHPUnit
7 34 (3.81%) Subversion
8 22 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 21 (2.35%) Grunt
10 20 (2.24%) Codeception
11 18 (2.02%) gulp
12 9 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.01%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.01%) Maven
12 9 (1.01%) Xdebug
13 7 (0.78%) PhpStorm
14 6 (0.67%) Gradle
14 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (14.33%) Retail
2 86 (9.63%) Finance
3 49 (5.49%) Marketing
4 44 (4.93%) Advertising
5 43 (4.82%) Banking
6 21 (2.35%) Back Office
7 13 (1.46%) Games
8 10 (1.12%) Legal
9 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 6 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 642 (71.89%) Developer
2 385 (43.11%) PHP Developer
3 153 (17.13%) Senior Developer
4 101 (11.31%) Senior PHP Developer
5 66 (7.39%) MySQL Developer
6 59 (6.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 57 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 55 (6.16%) Software Engineer
9 54 (6.05%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 41 (4.59%) Lead Developer
12 38 (4.26%) .NET Developer
13 35 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.81%) Junior
14 34 (3.81%) Lead PHP Developer
15 33 (3.70%) HTML Developer
16 32 (3.58%) Junior Developer
17 31 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
18 30 (3.36%) Java Engineer
18 30 (3.36%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (47.82%) HTML
2 426 (47.70%) CSS
3 306 (34.27%) jQuery
4 201 (22.51%) Web Services
5 187 (20.94%) HTML5
6 175 (19.60%) Laravel
7 157 (17.58%) AngularJS
8 130 (14.56%) CSS3
8 130 (14.56%) LAMP
9 108 (12.09%) REST
10 103 (11.53%) SOAP
11 100 (11.20%) .NET
12 99 (11.09%) Symfony
13 93 (10.41%) RESTful
14 92 (10.30%) Node.js
15 91 (10.19%) XML
16 88 (9.85%) Spring
17 82 (9.18%) JSON
18 75 (8.40%) Ajax
19 65 (7.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.71%) iPad
3 40 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.03%) User Experience
5 35 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 16 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.46%) Replication
10 9 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.01%) PKI
11 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.67%) Wiki
12 5 (0.56%) Blog
12 5 (0.56%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.56%) Life Science
12 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 278 (31.13%) Linux
2 76 (8.51%) Unix
3 66 (7.39%) Windows
4 39 (4.37%) Ubuntu
5 35 (3.92%) CentOS
6 26 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.13%) Android
7 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.23%) Debian
10 8 (0.90%) SUSE
11 7 (0.78%) AIX
12 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.45%) HPUX
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (34.15%) MVC
3 193 (21.61%) E-Commerce
4 192 (21.50%) OOP
5 176 (19.71%) OO
6 175 (19.60%) Software Engineering
7 157 (17.58%) TDD
8 151 (16.91%) Web Development
9 140 (15.68%) DevOps
10 107 (11.98%) Mentoring
11 105 (11.76%) Scrum
12 83 (9.29%) OO PHP
13 63 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (6.94%) BDD
15 61 (6.83%) SOA
16 55 (6.16%) Front End Development
17 41 (4.59%) API Development
17 41 (4.59%) Coaching
18 40 (4.48%) Open Source
19 38 (4.26%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 565 (63.27%) PHP
2 482 (53.98%) JavaScript
3 221 (24.75%) SQL
4 194 (21.72%) Java
5 102 (11.42%) Python
6 100 (11.20%) C#
7 56 (6.27%) Ruby
8 48 (5.38%) Bash Shell
9 41 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 40 (4.48%) PHP 5
11 39 (4.37%) PHP 7
12 37 (4.14%) Perl
13 30 (3.36%) C
14 23 (2.58%) Go
15 22 (2.46%) C++
15 22 (2.46%) Scala
16 17 (1.90%) Groovy
17 16 (1.79%) VB
17 16 (1.79%) VB.NET
18 14 (1.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (6.72%) Degree
2 21 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 10 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.34%) MCP
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.34%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (0.22%) ISEB
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.15%) QA
2 12 (1.34%) GCP
3 7 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 4 (0.45%) WAI
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 2 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (6.05%) Docker
2 19 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.67%) Samba
6 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.22%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (7.17%) Puppet
2 32 (3.58%) Kubernetes
3 27 (3.02%) Ansible
4 23 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.24%) Capistrano
6 10 (1.12%) Nagios
7 8 (0.90%) Terraform
8 6 (0.67%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.67%) CA Wily
9 5 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.56%) Kibana
9 5 (0.56%) Mesos
9 5 (0.56%) systemd
10 2 (0.22%) Cacti
10 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.22%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 128 (14.33%) Oracle
2 117 (13.10%) Zend
3 69 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 44 (4.93%) Google
5 35 (3.92%) VMware
6 31 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.68%) Adobe
8 13 (1.46%) Twitter
9 9 (1.01%) HP
9 9 (1.01%) Tableau
10 8 (0.90%) NetApp
10 8 (0.90%) Percona
11 7 (0.78%) Sybase
12 6 (0.67%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.67%) Splunk
12 6 (0.67%) Veeam
13 5 (0.56%) WooCommerce
14 4 (0.45%) Progress
14 4 (0.45%) Vertica
14 4 (0.45%) Zerto