Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 27 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 854 918 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.80% 7.48% 5.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.94% 21.25% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 712 846 584
North West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,125 £52,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,078 4,319 4,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.48% 35.20% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,420 3,763 3,508
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.63%
10th Percentile £27,725 £26,250 £26,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -8 594 £40,500 +8.00% 113
Cheshire -17 165 £44,000 +11.39% 61
Merseyside +22 66 £42,500 - 26
Lancashire -25 28 £35,750 +10.00% 9
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 502 (58.78%) PHP
2 448 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 366 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 359 (42.04%) CSS
5 358 (41.92%) HTML
6 303 (35.48%) MVC
7 266 (31.15%) jQuery
8 256 (29.98%) Linux
9 228 (26.70%) Java
10 226 (26.46%) SQL
11 203 (23.77%) Web Services
12 182 (21.31%) Git (software)
13 173 (20.26%) OOP
14 171 (20.02%) E-Commerce
15 165 (19.32%) TDD
15 165 (19.32%) Software Engineering
16 163 (19.09%) AngularJS
17 162 (18.97%) Laravel
18 152 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
19 151 (17.68%) SQL Server
20 149 (17.45%) HTML5
21 143 (16.74%) Web Development
22 138 (16.16%) Apache
23 133 (15.57%) OO
24 125 (14.64%) Oracle
25 122 (14.29%) DevOps
26 121 (14.17%) Scrum
27 116 (13.58%) LAMP
27 116 (13.58%) Mentoring
28 115 (13.47%) Python

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
1 138 (16.16%) Apache
2 66 (7.73%) Tomcat
3 46 (5.39%) nginx
4 35 (4.10%) WordPress
5 32 (3.75%) CMS
6 30 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.16%) JBoss
8 24 (2.81%) Drupal
9 21 (2.46%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.87%) IIS
11 10 (1.17%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.17%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.17%) Confluence
12 4 (0.47%) concrete5
13 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.23%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 14 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) SPSS
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 103 (12.06%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.23%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.23%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 152 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.57%) GitHub
3 35 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 17 (1.99%) SaaS
6 15 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.05%) Google App Engine
9 9 (1.05%) Serverless
10 8 (0.94%) Route 53
11 7 (0.82%) DigitalOcean
12 5 (0.59%) Office 365
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.23%) AdWords
15 2 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.44%) HTTP
2 17 (1.99%) SSL
3 8 (0.94%) Internet
3 8 (0.94%) SAN
3 8 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.70%) Broadband
5 5 (0.59%) AMQP
5 5 (0.59%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (0.59%) PBX
5 5 (0.59%) WAN
6 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.35%) ISDN
6 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.23%) ADSL
7 2 (0.23%) MPLS
7 2 (0.23%) Network Security
7 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 73 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.33%) Big Data
7 35 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (3.28%) Redis
9 21 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.76%) Power BI
11 15 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.29%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 182 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.68%) JIRA
3 40 (4.68%) Subversion
4 31 (3.63%) PHPUnit
4 31 (3.63%) Selenium
5 22 (2.58%) gulp
6 17 (1.99%) Selenium IDE
6 17 (1.99%) WebDriver
7 16 (1.87%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.87%) Grunt
7 16 (1.87%) Vagrant
8 12 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.41%) JUnit
9 11 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.17%) Maven
11 9 (1.05%) Codeception
11 9 (1.05%) Mockito
11 9 (1.05%) Xdebug
12 8 (0.94%) Gradle
General
1 93 (10.89%) Retail
2 65 (7.61%) Finance
3 55 (6.44%) Advertising
4 39 (4.57%) Marketing
5 29 (3.40%) Banking
6 21 (2.46%) Back Office
7 18 (2.11%) Legal
8 16 (1.87%) Games
9 13 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.70%) Law
11 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 619 (72.48%) Developer
2 313 (36.65%) PHP Developer
3 154 (18.03%) Senior Developer
4 93 (10.89%) Senior PHP Developer
5 71 (8.31%) Java Developer
6 57 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
7 55 (6.44%) Software Developer
8 53 (6.21%) Software Engineer
9 51 (5.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 51 (5.97%) Web Developer
10 48 (5.62%) Magento Developer
11 43 (5.04%) .NET Developer
12 38 (4.45%) C# Developer
13 31 (3.63%) Java Engineer
14 30 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
15 29 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
16 27 (3.16%) Lead Developer
17 26 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
18 24 (2.81%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (42.04%) CSS
2 358 (41.92%) HTML
3 266 (31.15%) jQuery
4 203 (23.77%) Web Services
5 163 (19.09%) AngularJS
6 162 (18.97%) Laravel
7 149 (17.45%) HTML5
8 116 (13.58%) LAMP
9 114 (13.35%) Node.js
9 114 (13.35%) Spring
10 111 (13.00%) REST
11 108 (12.65%) CSS3
12 102 (11.94%) .NET
13 95 (11.12%) SOAP
14 93 (10.89%) Symfony
15 88 (10.30%) RESTful
16 73 (8.55%) XML
17 72 (8.43%) JSON
18 71 (8.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 70 (8.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.80%) User Experience
4 35 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (3.04%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.76%) iPad
8 15 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.76%) Replication
9 11 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.29%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.17%) PKI
11 9 (1.05%) Xbox
12 8 (0.94%) Clustering
13 6 (0.70%) Cyberattack
13 6 (0.70%) Wiki
14 5 (0.59%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 256 (29.98%) Linux
2 59 (6.91%) Windows
3 53 (6.21%) Unix
4 45 (5.27%) Ubuntu
5 36 (4.22%) CentOS
6 25 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.64%) Android
8 13 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.41%) Debian
10 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.70%) AIX
13 6 (0.70%) SUSE
14 4 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (35.48%) MVC
3 173 (20.26%) OOP
4 171 (20.02%) E-Commerce
5 165 (19.32%) Software Engineering
5 165 (19.32%) TDD
6 143 (16.74%) Web Development
7 133 (15.57%) OO
8 122 (14.29%) DevOps
9 121 (14.17%) Scrum
10 116 (13.58%) Mentoring
11 74 (8.67%) BDD
12 64 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (7.38%) SOA
14 62 (7.26%) Front End Development
15 60 (7.03%) OO PHP
16 47 (5.50%) Coaching
17 45 (5.27%) SDLC
18 43 (5.04%) Kanban
19 41 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 502 (58.78%) PHP
2 448 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 228 (26.70%) Java
4 226 (26.46%) SQL
5 115 (13.47%) Python
6 109 (12.76%) C#
7 70 (8.20%) Ruby
8 45 (5.27%) T-SQL
9 38 (4.45%) Perl
10 37 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 33 (3.86%) C
12 30 (3.51%) Scala
13 29 (3.40%) Go
14 22 (2.58%) C++
14 22 (2.58%) PHP 5
15 18 (2.11%) Groovy
15 18 (2.11%) PHP 7
16 15 (1.76%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (7.85%) Degree
2 22 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.29%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.35%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (0.35%) LPIC
6 3 (0.35%) MCP
6 3 (0.35%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (0.35%) RHCE
7 2 (0.23%) HND
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.44%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) GCP
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) WAI
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (5.74%) Docker
2 24 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.35%) XenServer
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (4.80%) Puppet
2 26 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 24 (2.81%) Ansible
4 12 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.17%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.94%) Nagios
6 8 (0.94%) Terraform
7 5 (0.59%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.59%) CA Wily
7 5 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.59%) Kibana
7 5 (0.59%) Mesos
7 5 (0.59%) systemd
8 3 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 125 (14.64%) Oracle
2 77 (9.02%) Zend
3 44 (5.15%) Google
4 43 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 41 (4.80%) VMware
6 36 (4.22%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.76%) Adobe
8 12 (1.41%) Twitter
9 11 (1.29%) New Relic
9 11 (1.29%) Sybase
9 11 (1.29%) Tableau
10 10 (1.17%) Percona
11 9 (1.05%) NetApp
12 8 (0.94%) HP
13 6 (0.70%) Capita
13 6 (0.70%) Splunk
14 5 (0.59%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.59%) Cisco
14 5 (0.59%) IBM
14 5 (0.59%) Veeam