Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 127 56
Rank change year-on-year +75 -71 +31
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 252 113 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.92% 2.03% 3.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.99% 6.17% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 175 75 132
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,600 £26,000 £26,438
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,681 1,830 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.84% 32.85% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,181 940
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in Scotland.

Salary trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Glasgow +46 142 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Edinburgh +50 85 £41,500 +38.33% 17
Dundee +14 9 £37,250 +58.51% 3
South Lanarkshire +6 4 £38,000 -17.84%
Stirling +8 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Fife 0 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 -
Aberdeen -2 1 £32,500 +18.18%
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 173 (68.65%) JavaScript
2 158 (62.70%) HTML
3 121 (48.02%) PHP
4 114 (45.24%) Java
5 110 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (41.67%) CSS
7 96 (38.10%) SQL
8 95 (37.70%) AngularJS
9 92 (36.51%) Oracle
10 80 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
11 73 (28.97%) Python
12 72 (28.57%) Hibernate
13 70 (27.78%) OO
14 66 (26.19%) NoSQL
15 64 (25.40%) SQL Server
15 64 (25.40%) jQuery
16 63 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 59 (23.41%) SDLC
18 57 (22.62%) Docker
19 54 (21.43%) Puppet
19 54 (21.43%) Spring
20 52 (20.63%) Finance
20 52 (20.63%) HTML5
20 52 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
21 50 (19.84%) Ansible
22 49 (19.44%) Linux
23 47 (18.65%) Relational Database
23 47 (18.65%) Collaborative Working
24 46 (18.25%) OOP
25 42 (16.67%) C#

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 24 (9.52%) CMS
2 17 (6.75%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.56%) WordPress
4 12 (4.76%) Apache
5 10 (3.97%) Confluence
6 7 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.98%) Drupal
8 4 (1.59%) nginx
9 3 (1.19%) concrete5
9 3 (1.19%) JBoss
9 3 (1.19%) Moodle
10 2 (0.79%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.79%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.40%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) MODX
11 1 (0.40%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.56%) SaaS
4 9 (3.57%) Slack
5 8 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.59%) GitHub
6 4 (1.59%) Serverless
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) HTTP
1 5 (1.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) DNS
2 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (26.19%) NoSQL
3 64 (25.40%) SQL Server
4 47 (18.65%) Relational Database
5 42 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 30 (11.90%) MongoDB
7 22 (8.73%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.95%) MariaDB
9 11 (4.37%) SQLite
10 10 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (3.97%) Big Data
11 9 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (2.78%) Pentaho
14 5 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.59%) GIS
16 3 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 63 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.87%) Maven
3 22 (8.73%) Eclipse
4 19 (7.54%) Subversion
5 17 (6.75%) IntelliJ
6 15 (5.95%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.95%) JMeter
6 15 (5.95%) JUnit
7 11 (4.37%) Xdebug
8 10 (3.97%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.97%) JIRA
9 9 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.57%) git-flow
9 9 (3.57%) Selenium
10 8 (3.17%) Babel
10 8 (3.17%) CircleCI
10 8 (3.17%) CruiseControl
10 8 (3.17%) webpack
11 4 (1.59%) CA Release Automation
11 4 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Retail
3 7 (2.78%) Banking
4 5 (1.98%) Games
4 5 (1.98%) Law
5 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (57.54%) Developer
2 51 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 42 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 23 (9.13%) Web Developer
5 20 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 19 (7.54%) Technical Leader
7 18 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (5.95%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Java Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Analyst
10 10 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (3.97%) HTML Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (62.70%) HTML
2 105 (41.67%) CSS
3 95 (37.70%) AngularJS
4 72 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 64 (25.40%) jQuery
6 54 (21.43%) Spring
7 52 (20.63%) HTML5
8 42 (16.67%) CSS3
9 41 (16.27%) Symfony
10 40 (15.87%) Laravel
11 34 (13.49%) RESTful
12 30 (11.90%) React
13 26 (10.32%) Node.js
13 26 (10.32%) Sass
13 26 (10.32%) XML
14 22 (8.73%) JSP
14 22 (8.73%) LAMP
14 22 (8.73%) Servlets
15 20 (7.94%) .NET
16 19 (7.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (10.71%) User Experience
3 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.97%) Fintech
7 9 (3.57%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.17%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.98%) Replication
10 4 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.79%) Clustering
12 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.79%) VLE
12 2 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.44%) Linux
2 26 (10.32%) Unix
3 23 (9.13%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) AIX
4 4 (1.59%) Debian
4 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.19%) CentOS
5 3 (1.19%) SmartOS
6 2 (0.79%) SUSE
6 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.78%) OO
3 59 (23.41%) SDLC
4 47 (18.65%) Collaborative Working
5 46 (18.25%) OOP
6 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 38 (15.08%) MVC
8 35 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (12.70%) Web Development
10 29 (11.51%) Analytics
11 23 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.54%) DevOps
13 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.75%) Front End Development
14 17 (6.75%) Scrum
14 17 (6.75%) Test Automation
15 16 (6.35%) TDD
16 12 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 12 (4.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 173 (68.65%) JavaScript
2 121 (48.02%) PHP
3 114 (45.24%) Java
4 96 (38.10%) SQL
5 73 (28.97%) Python
6 42 (16.67%) C#
7 16 (6.35%) Perl
8 12 (4.76%) Ruby
9 9 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.57%) ES6
10 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.98%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.59%) Java 8
14 3 (1.19%) C++
15 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.40%) C
16 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (11.51%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) GDPR
3 6 (2.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (22.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (21.43%) Puppet
2 50 (19.84%) Ansible
3 12 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.19%) Terraform
7 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 92 (36.51%) Oracle
2 23 (9.13%) Zend
3 9 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.17%) New Relic
5 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.98%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.98%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.59%) Informatica
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 2 (0.79%) Dell
8 2 (0.79%) Google
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) Sencha
9 1 (0.40%) Tableau