Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 82 84
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 82 165 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 3.69% 3.10% 3.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 9.93% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 147
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £25,950
90th Percentile £59,250 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +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 627 1,661 1,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.22% 31.23% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 395 1,084 1,333
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £68,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,359 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.04% +4.72% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in Scotland.

Salary trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in Scotland over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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
Edinburgh +46 45 £53,500 +12.63% 6
Glasgow +17 27 £42,500 - 1
Dundee -8 4 £45,000 +25.87%
Fife +21 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Ayrshire - 2 £41,250 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 46 (56.10%) PHP
2 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.22%) Linux
4 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.61%) DevOps
6 20 (24.39%) HTML
7 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
8 18 (21.95%) Java
8 18 (21.95%) SQL
9 17 (20.73%) CSS
9 17 (20.73%) OO
10 16 (19.51%) Laravel
11 15 (18.29%) Docker
11 15 (18.29%) React
11 15 (18.29%) Perl
12 14 (17.07%) Degree
13 13 (15.85%) Python
13 13 (15.85%) OO PHP
13 13 (15.85%) AWS
14 12 (14.63%) GitLab
14 12 (14.63%) MVC
15 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
15 11 (13.41%) Symfony
15 11 (13.41%) jQuery
15 11 (13.41%) AppDynamics
15 11 (13.41%) Dynatrace
15 11 (13.41%) SaaS
16 10 (12.20%) MariaDB
16 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) nginx
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.66%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) Luigi
4 2 (2.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Magento
2 2 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) AWS
2 11 (13.41%) SaaS
3 7 (8.54%) Azure
4 6 (7.32%) GCP
5 4 (4.88%) GitHub
6 2 (2.44%) npm
6 2 (2.44%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Office 365
7 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) MariaDB
2 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.54%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.22%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.22%) Flink
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.22%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.63%) GitLab
3 9 (10.98%) PHPUnit
3 9 (10.98%) webpack
4 6 (7.32%) Subversion
5 5 (6.10%) JMeter
5 5 (6.10%) JUnit
6 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.44%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (52.44%) Developer
2 28 (34.15%) PHP Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Monitoring Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Magento Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Junior
8 4 (4.88%) PHP Magento Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Lead PHP Developer
9 3 (3.66%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) HTML
2 17 (20.73%) CSS
3 16 (19.51%) Laravel
4 15 (18.29%) React
5 11 (13.41%) jQuery
5 11 (13.41%) Symfony
6 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
7 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.54%) CSS3
7 7 (8.54%) LAMP
7 7 (8.54%) RESTful
8 6 (7.32%) Node.js
8 6 (7.32%) Servlets
9 5 (6.10%) Apache OpenJPA
9 5 (6.10%) JPA
9 5 (6.10%) JSON
9 5 (6.10%) JSP
9 5 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (6.10%) Spring
9 5 (6.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.66%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
4 2 (2.44%) Debian
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) DevOps
2 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
3 17 (20.73%) OO
4 13 (15.85%) OO PHP
5 12 (14.63%) MVC
6 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
7 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.76%) Lean Software Development
9 8 (9.76%) Web Development
10 7 (8.54%) OOP
11 4 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (4.88%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.88%) OOD
11 4 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
12 3 (3.66%) Data Engineering
12 3 (3.66%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) PHP
2 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.95%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) Perl
5 13 (15.85%) Python
6 8 (9.76%) ES6
7 7 (8.54%) C#
8 6 (7.32%) PHP 7
9 5 (6.10%) Ruby
10 4 (4.88%) C++
11 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.44%) Scala
12 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.22%) Go
13 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.66%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) Oozie
4 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.22%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) Terraform
4 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) AppDynamics
1 11 (13.41%) Dynatrace
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Zend
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Google