Period
to 21 November 2018

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

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 120 76
Rank change year-on-year +58 -44 -12
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 224 121 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.16% 2.13% 2.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.79% 6.20% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 157 86 93
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.38% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,850 £27,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 1,751 1,953 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.52% 34.43% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,213 967
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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
Glasgow +35 122 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Edinburgh +28 77 £40,000 +14.29% 28
Dundee +14 6 £55,000 +175.00% 1
South Lanarkshire +6 5 £38,000 -17.84%
Renfrewshire - 5 £25,000 -
Stirling +3 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 - 1
Aberdeen +2 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 153 (68.30%) JavaScript
2 133 (59.38%) HTML
3 115 (51.34%) Java
4 107 (47.77%) SQL
5 106 (47.32%) PHP
6 99 (44.20%) AngularJS
7 98 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (40.63%) Oracle
9 79 (35.27%) Python
10 76 (33.93%) Hibernate
10 76 (33.93%) NoSQL
11 75 (33.48%) PostgreSQL
11 75 (33.48%) OO
12 70 (31.25%) CSS
13 67 (29.91%) SDLC
14 66 (29.46%) Puppet
15 64 (28.57%) Finance
16 62 (27.68%) jQuery
17 59 (26.34%) Spring
17 59 (26.34%) Ansible
18 58 (25.89%) Docker
18 58 (25.89%) Enterprise Software
19 56 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
19 56 (25.00%) OOP
20 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
21 50 (22.32%) Hadoop
22 49 (21.88%) Maven
23 46 (20.54%) HTML5
24 41 (18.30%) Linux
25 38 (16.96%) Relational Database

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 16 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.36%) CMS
2 12 (5.36%) Confluence
3 7 (3.13%) WordPress
4 6 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.79%) Apache
5 4 (1.79%) Drupal
5 4 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (0.89%) concrete5
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) MODX
7 1 (0.45%) Moodle
7 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.36%) Slack
4 9 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.13%) SaaS
6 6 (2.68%) GitHub
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.34%) Serverless
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) HTTP
1 2 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) VoIP
2 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (33.93%) NoSQL
2 75 (33.48%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
4 50 (22.32%) Hadoop
5 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
6 31 (13.84%) MongoDB
7 19 (8.48%) RDBMS
8 14 (6.25%) SQLite
9 10 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (4.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (3.13%) MariaDB
13 6 (2.68%) Big Data
13 6 (2.68%) Redis
14 5 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.79%) Pentaho
16 3 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.34%) QlikView
16 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (21.88%) Maven
2 35 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.70%) Eclipse
4 14 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 12 (5.36%) Bitbucket
5 12 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.36%) git-flow
5 12 (5.36%) Selenium
6 11 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.91%) JMeter
6 11 (4.91%) JUnit
7 9 (4.02%) CircleCI
7 9 (4.02%) CruiseControl
8 8 (3.57%) JIRA
9 7 (3.13%) Subversion
10 4 (1.79%) CA Release Automation
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.89%) Xcode
12 1 (0.45%) NUnit
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (3.57%) Banking
3 5 (2.23%) Law
4 4 (1.79%) Games
4 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (49.55%) Developer
2 47 (20.98%) Java Developer
3 33 (14.73%) PHP Developer
4 26 (11.61%) Technical Leader
5 25 (11.16%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 16 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 16 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (5.80%) Web Developer
9 12 (5.36%) Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Engineer
10 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.46%) MySQL Developer
12 9 (4.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (59.38%) HTML
2 99 (44.20%) AngularJS
3 76 (33.93%) Hibernate
4 70 (31.25%) CSS
5 62 (27.68%) jQuery
6 59 (26.34%) Spring
7 46 (20.54%) HTML5
8 34 (15.18%) CSS3
9 32 (14.29%) React
9 32 (14.29%) RESTful
10 28 (12.50%) Node.js
10 28 (12.50%) Symfony
11 27 (12.05%) Laravel
12 23 (10.27%) XML
13 20 (8.93%) JSON
13 20 (8.93%) JSP
14 18 (8.04%) LESS
15 17 (7.59%) Servlets
16 16 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.89%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (8.48%) User Experience
3 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.68%) Replication
7 5 (2.23%) Clustering
7 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.23%) Fintech
8 3 (1.34%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.89%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.89%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.30%) Linux
2 30 (13.39%) Windows
3 16 (7.14%) Unix
4 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.79%) AIX
5 4 (1.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.34%) Debian
6 3 (1.34%) SmartOS
7 2 (0.89%) SUSE
7 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (33.48%) OO
3 67 (29.91%) SDLC
4 56 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 56 (25.00%) OOP
5 35 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 28 (12.50%) MVC
7 24 (10.71%) Scrum
8 22 (9.82%) Web Development
9 21 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.04%) BDD
10 18 (8.04%) DevOps
11 17 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (7.59%) TDD
12 15 (6.70%) Kanban
13 14 (6.25%) Analytics
13 14 (6.25%) Multithreading
14 13 (5.80%) SOLID
15 11 (4.91%) Microservices
15 11 (4.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 153 (68.30%) JavaScript
2 115 (51.34%) Java
3 107 (47.77%) SQL
4 106 (47.32%) PHP
5 79 (35.27%) Python
6 31 (13.84%) C#
7 16 (7.14%) Ruby
8 12 (5.36%) ES6
9 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.23%) Perl
12 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.89%) C++
14 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.89%) SOQL
15 1 (0.45%) C
15 1 (0.45%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 16 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.34%) HND
3 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) MCSE
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) GDPR
2 6 (2.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (25.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.45%) HDFS
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (29.46%) Puppet
2 59 (26.34%) Ansible
3 17 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.45%) Grafana
7 1 (0.45%) Kibana
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Salt
7 1 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (40.63%) Oracle
2 13 (5.80%) Zend
3 12 (5.36%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.02%) New Relic
5 7 (3.13%) Google
6 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.79%) Tableau
7 2 (0.89%) Dell
7 2 (0.89%) HP
7 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.89%) SAP
7 2 (0.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix
8 1 (0.45%) CommVault
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.45%) Sencha