Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 47 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 491 601 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.93% 5.11% 6.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.14% 17.03% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 423 486 767
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £63,600 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +5.62% -1.11%

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 2,706 3,530 4,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.16% 29.99% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 3,066 3,643
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 +4 359 £43,000 +1.18% 102
Cheshire -3 70 £37,500 -11.76% 22
Lancashire +6 51 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Merseyside -10 11 £42,500 +28.79% 16
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 288 (58.66%) PHP
2 227 (46.23%) JavaScript
3 208 (42.36%) Git (software)
4 195 (39.71%) HTML
5 189 (38.49%) CSS
6 171 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (30.55%) Laravel
8 142 (28.92%) Linux
9 118 (24.03%) OO
10 112 (22.81%) MVC
11 99 (20.16%) OOP
12 87 (17.72%) Node.js
13 86 (17.52%) PostgreSQL
14 83 (16.90%) SQL
15 80 (16.29%) AWS
16 78 (15.89%) Python
17 75 (15.27%) Symfony
18 73 (14.87%) RESTful
19 72 (14.66%) jQuery
20 70 (14.26%) HTML5
20 70 (14.26%) Docker
21 66 (13.44%) OO PHP
21 66 (13.44%) NoSQL
21 66 (13.44%) TDD
22 61 (12.42%) Azure
23 60 (12.22%) E-Commerce
24 57 (11.61%) React
25 56 (11.41%) MongoDB
25 56 (11.41%) AngularJS
26 55 (11.20%) Microservices

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 48 (9.78%) WordPress
2 38 (7.74%) Apache
3 30 (6.11%) CMS
4 27 (5.50%) Drupal
5 22 (4.48%) nginx
6 18 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.63%) IIS
8 6 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.81%) Confluence
11 3 (0.61%) Moodle
11 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.41%) Resin
13 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.61%) CATIA
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (6.92%) Magento
2 10 (2.04%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.29%) AWS
2 61 (12.42%) Azure
3 52 (10.59%) GitHub
4 43 (8.76%) GCP
5 33 (6.72%) SaaS
6 22 (4.48%) Serverless
7 21 (4.28%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (3.87%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (1.63%) Asana
11 6 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.81%) PaaS
14 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.61%) IaaS
14 3 (0.61%) npm
14 3 (0.61%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.24%) DNS
2 9 (1.83%) Firewall
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 7 (1.43%) SSH
4 6 (1.22%) HTTP
4 6 (1.22%) SMTP
4 6 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.02%) SMS
6 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 2 (0.41%) RFID
6 2 (0.41%) SNMP
6 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.52%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (13.44%) NoSQL
3 56 (11.41%) MongoDB
4 42 (8.55%) Relational Database
5 39 (7.94%) SQL Server
6 25 (5.09%) Redis
7 20 (4.07%) Neo4j
8 11 (2.24%) MariaDB
9 7 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.81%) DB2
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.81%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.61%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.41%) Big Data
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 208 (42.36%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.96%) GitLab
3 29 (5.91%) JIRA
4 26 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.30%) Vagrant
5 25 (5.09%) Bitbucket
6 24 (4.89%) webpack
7 21 (4.28%) RSpec
8 20 (4.07%) CircleCI
9 19 (3.87%) Brakeman
9 19 (3.87%) minitest
9 19 (3.87%) RuboCop
10 14 (2.85%) Mercurial
11 13 (2.65%) PHPUnit
11 13 (2.65%) Subversion
12 11 (2.24%) git-flow
13 6 (1.22%) Selenium
14 4 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.81%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 39 (7.94%) Marketing
2 35 (7.13%) Retail
3 16 (3.26%) Banking
4 15 (3.05%) Games
5 14 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.04%) Finance
7 9 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.02%) Automotive
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.61%) Military
10 3 (0.61%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.61%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 355 (72.30%) Developer
2 208 (42.36%) PHP Developer
3 57 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 35 (7.13%) Software Engineer
5 29 (5.91%) Software Developer
6 28 (5.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 24 (4.89%) Senior PHP Developer
8 21 (4.28%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 21 (4.28%) Python Developer
8 21 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (4.28%) Symfony Developer
9 19 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (3.67%) .NET Developer
10 18 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 18 (3.67%) Java Developer
11 17 (3.46%) Junior
12 16 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (3.26%) Magento Developer
13 15 (3.05%) Drupal Developer
13 15 (3.05%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (39.71%) HTML
2 189 (38.49%) CSS
3 150 (30.55%) Laravel
4 87 (17.72%) Node.js
5 75 (15.27%) Symfony
6 73 (14.87%) RESTful
7 72 (14.66%) jQuery
8 70 (14.26%) HTML5
9 57 (11.61%) React
10 56 (11.41%) AngularJS
11 51 (10.39%) LAMP
12 43 (8.76%) REST
13 42 (8.55%) Ajax
14 41 (8.35%) XML
15 39 (7.94%) .NET
15 39 (7.94%) Web Services
16 34 (6.92%) CSS3
17 32 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (6.31%) JSON
19 30 (6.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.07%) User Experience
3 19 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.46%) Cloud Native
6 16 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.63%) Blog
8 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.22%) NHS
11 5 (1.02%) Clustering
12 4 (0.81%) Wiki
13 3 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.41%) Marketing Technology
14 2 (0.41%) New Media
14 2 (0.41%) Replication
14 2 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 142 (28.92%) Linux
2 49 (9.98%) Windows
3 29 (5.91%) Unix
4 16 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.05%) CentOS
6 13 (2.65%) AIX
6 13 (2.65%) Android
7 10 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (24.03%) OO
3 112 (22.81%) MVC
4 99 (20.16%) OOP
5 66 (13.44%) OO PHP
5 66 (13.44%) TDD
6 60 (12.22%) E-Commerce
7 55 (11.20%) Microservices
8 48 (9.78%) DevOps
9 46 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (9.37%) Software Engineering
10 45 (9.16%) Web Development
11 44 (8.96%) Open Source
12 43 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (7.94%) Front End Development
14 38 (7.74%) SOA
15 37 (7.54%) Test Automation
16 35 (7.13%) Unit Testing
17 32 (6.52%) Scrum
18 31 (6.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 288 (58.66%) PHP
2 227 (46.23%) JavaScript
3 83 (16.90%) SQL
4 78 (15.89%) Python
5 53 (10.79%) Java
6 44 (8.96%) Ruby
7 36 (7.33%) C#
8 34 (6.92%) Bash Shell
9 19 (3.87%) PHP 7
10 14 (2.85%) Go
11 13 (2.65%) Perl
12 11 (2.24%) C
12 11 (2.24%) ES6
13 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.22%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.22%) VB
15 5 (1.02%) Java 8
15 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 41 (8.35%) Degree
2 6 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.41%) CCNA
3 2 (0.41%) CCNP
3 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.41%) HND
3 2 (0.41%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.81%) GDPR
1 4 (0.81%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (14.26%) Docker
2 25 (5.09%) Varnish
3 11 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.43%) vSphere
6 6 (1.22%) NFS
6 6 (1.22%) Samba
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 41 (8.35%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (5.50%) Ansible
3 15 (3.05%) Kubernetes
4 13 (2.65%) Puppet
5 11 (2.24%) Ganglia
6 9 (1.83%) Nagios
7 7 (1.43%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.22%) Cacti
8 6 (1.22%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (1.02%) Terraform
10 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.41%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.20%) Graphite
12 1 (0.20%) Graylog
12 1 (0.20%) logstash
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
12 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 47 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.55%) Oracle
3 31 (6.31%) Zend
4 27 (5.50%) Google
5 19 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.83%) Marketo
6 9 (1.83%) Pardot
7 8 (1.63%) VMware
8 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.61%) Xero
10 2 (0.41%) Adobe
10 2 (0.41%) Databricks
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.41%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.20%) RedGate
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.20%) Splunk