Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 544 788 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.17% 6.51% 6.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.42% 20.45% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 442 658 748
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -2.22%

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 2,801 3,853 4,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.61% 31.84% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,154 3,330 3,883
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -12 374 £42,500 +6.25% 125
Cheshire -4 85 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Lancashire -14 60 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Merseyside -26 24 £47,500 +35.44% 21
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 298 (54.78%) HTML
2 295 (54.23%) PHP
3 291 (53.49%) CSS
4 262 (48.16%) JavaScript
5 197 (36.21%) Git (software)
6 160 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (28.13%) Laravel
8 135 (24.82%) OO
9 125 (22.98%) MVC
10 118 (21.69%) Node.js
11 107 (19.67%) OOP
12 106 (19.49%) Linux
13 101 (18.57%) MongoDB
14 99 (18.20%) SQL
15 94 (17.28%) TDD
16 93 (17.10%) jQuery
17 90 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
17 90 (16.54%) PostgreSQL
18 89 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 89 (16.36%) RESTful
19 87 (15.99%) DevOps
20 85 (15.63%) HTML5
21 84 (15.44%) Python
22 83 (15.26%) NoSQL
23 80 (14.71%) Docker
23 80 (14.71%) Java
24 79 (14.52%) AngularJS
25 75 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
26 74 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
27 73 (13.42%) OO PHP

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 43 (7.90%) WordPress
2 37 (6.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 28 (5.15%) Apache
4 26 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.86%) CMS
6 14 (2.57%) nginx
7 13 (2.39%) IIS
8 8 (1.47%) Drupal
9 4 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.74%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.74%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.74%) Resin
9 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Moodle
11 1 (0.18%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (6.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Shopify
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 90 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (11.95%) GitHub
4 53 (9.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (4.96%) SaaS
6 22 (4.04%) Serverless
7 20 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (2.57%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.10%) Datadog
11 6 (1.10%) Slack
12 5 (0.92%) Asana
12 5 (0.92%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.74%) npm
13 4 (0.74%) PaaS
14 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.39%) Internet
2 12 (2.21%) HTTP
3 9 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.47%) Broadband
4 8 (1.47%) DNS
5 6 (1.10%) WAN
6 5 (0.92%) Firewall
7 4 (0.74%) SSH
8 3 (0.55%) Skype
8 3 (0.55%) SMTP
8 3 (0.55%) VLAN
9 2 (0.37%) FTP
9 2 (0.37%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (18.57%) MongoDB
2 90 (16.54%) PostgreSQL
3 83 (15.26%) NoSQL
4 59 (10.85%) SQL Server
5 54 (9.93%) Relational Database
6 44 (8.09%) Neo4j
7 30 (5.51%) Redis
8 13 (2.39%) CouchDB
8 13 (2.39%) MariaDB
9 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.47%) Big Data
10 8 (1.47%) RethinkDB
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.74%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 197 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.64%) GitLab
3 38 (6.99%) Vagrant
4 32 (5.88%) JIRA
5 28 (5.15%) webpack
6 26 (4.78%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.04%) RSpec
8 21 (3.86%) Subversion
9 19 (3.49%) PHPUnit
10 16 (2.94%) Bitbucket
11 14 (2.57%) CircleCI
11 14 (2.57%) Maven
12 13 (2.39%) Brakeman
12 13 (2.39%) minitest
12 13 (2.39%) RuboCop
13 12 (2.21%) Gradle
14 11 (2.02%) Selenium
15 9 (1.65%) JUnit
16 8 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.47%) Spock
General
1 71 (13.05%) Retail
2 32 (5.88%) Marketing
3 21 (3.86%) Banking
3 21 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (2.76%) Finance
4 15 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.02%) Games
6 10 (1.84%) Legal
7 3 (0.55%) Back Office
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.37%) Automotive
8 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.37%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 386 (70.96%) Developer
2 187 (34.38%) PHP Developer
3 78 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 67 (12.32%) Software Engineer
5 47 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 35 (6.43%) Senior PHP Developer
7 34 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 33 (6.07%) Junior
9 31 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 31 (5.70%) Junior Developer
10 30 (5.51%) Java Developer
11 24 (4.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 22 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (3.86%) Java Engineer
13 21 (3.86%) Junior PHP Developer
13 21 (3.86%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.49%) .NET Developer
15 17 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
16 15 (2.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (54.78%) HTML
2 291 (53.49%) CSS
3 153 (28.13%) Laravel
4 118 (21.69%) Node.js
5 93 (17.10%) jQuery
6 89 (16.36%) RESTful
7 85 (15.63%) HTML5
8 79 (14.52%) AngularJS
9 58 (10.66%) React
10 52 (9.56%) Symfony
11 49 (9.01%) REST
12 48 (8.82%) LAMP
13 46 (8.46%) .NET
13 46 (8.46%) Ajax
14 44 (8.09%) Spring
14 44 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 44 (8.09%) Web Services
15 42 (7.72%) XML
16 39 (7.17%) CSS3
17 37 (6.80%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.56%) Mobile App
2 34 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.96%) User Experience
4 26 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.29%) Blog
9 7 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.92%) Clustering
10 5 (0.92%) Derivative
11 4 (0.74%) NHS
11 4 (0.74%) Replication
11 4 (0.74%) Robotics
12 3 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.49%) Linux
2 41 (7.54%) Windows
3 19 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.21%) AIX
5 11 (2.02%) CentOS
6 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.92%) Android
9 5 (0.92%) Unix
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.82%) OO
3 125 (22.98%) MVC
4 107 (19.67%) OOP
5 94 (17.28%) TDD
6 89 (16.36%) Software Engineering
7 87 (15.99%) DevOps
8 74 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (13.42%) OO PHP
10 72 (13.24%) Microservices
11 64 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (11.03%) E-Commerce
13 56 (10.29%) SOA
13 56 (10.29%) Test Automation
14 55 (10.11%) Web Development
15 48 (8.82%) Software Delivery
16 40 (7.35%) Front End Development
16 40 (7.35%) Mentoring
16 40 (7.35%) Open Source
17 39 (7.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 295 (54.23%) PHP
2 262 (48.16%) JavaScript
3 99 (18.20%) SQL
4 84 (15.44%) Python
5 80 (14.71%) Java
6 54 (9.93%) Ruby
7 46 (8.46%) C#
8 25 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 22 (4.04%) Java 8
10 19 (3.49%) PHP 7
11 17 (3.13%) Perl
11 17 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.57%) ES6
13 11 (2.02%) Groovy
13 11 (2.02%) Scala
14 10 (1.84%) C
14 10 (1.84%) VB
15 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 43 (7.90%) Degree
2 14 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.18%) HND
3 1 (0.18%) LPIC
3 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (14.71%) Docker
2 19 (3.49%) Varnish
3 11 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.84%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) KVM
7 1 (0.18%) LXC
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (4.60%) Ansible
3 18 (3.31%) Kubernetes
4 17 (3.13%) Terraform
5 13 (2.39%) Ganglia
6 12 (2.21%) Puppet
7 7 (1.29%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.74%) cPanel
9 4 (0.74%) Plesk
10 3 (0.55%) Graphite
10 3 (0.55%) Graylog
10 3 (0.55%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.55%) logstash
11 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.18%) Cacti
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.18%) Munin
12 1 (0.18%) Nagios
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 68 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.54%) Google
3 38 (6.99%) Oracle
4 23 (4.23%) Zend
5 13 (2.39%) VMware
6 8 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.92%) Marketo
8 5 (0.92%) Pardot
9 4 (0.74%) Apple
10 3 (0.55%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.55%) Splunk
10 3 (0.55%) Twitter
11 2 (0.37%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.37%) Databricks
11 2 (0.37%) Facebook
11 2 (0.37%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.37%) IBM
11 2 (0.37%) WooCommerce