Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 70 112
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 -29
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 163 213 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.49% 4.02% 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.45% 12.29% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 92 149 89
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +21.79% -2.50%
10th Percentile £28,875 £26,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 1,423 1,733 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.45% 32.69% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1,246 1,196
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,250 £64,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 -8 71 £42,500 -15.00% 20
Edinburgh -2 63 £45,000 +16.13% 18
Stirling +7 11 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Aberdeen -6 5 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Dundee -10 4 £37,500 -31.82%
Fife - 2 £35,000 -
Lanarkshire +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £27,500 - 1
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 103 (63.19%) JavaScript
2 79 (48.47%) PHP
3 68 (41.72%) HTML
4 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (33.13%) CSS
6 45 (27.61%) Software Engineering
6 45 (27.61%) jQuery
7 44 (26.99%) Python
8 42 (25.77%) Java
9 36 (22.09%) AWS
9 36 (22.09%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (21.47%) Git (software)
11 34 (20.86%) Laravel
11 34 (20.86%) Linux
12 33 (20.25%) Relational Database
13 30 (18.40%) E-Commerce
13 30 (18.40%) Web Development
14 29 (17.79%) DevOps
15 24 (14.72%) OO
16 23 (14.11%) SQL
17 22 (13.50%) XML
17 22 (13.50%) JSON
17 22 (13.50%) Docker
18 21 (12.88%) MariaDB
18 21 (12.88%) JPA
18 21 (12.88%) TDD
19 20 (12.27%) JSP
19 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.27%) Tomcat
19 20 (12.27%) Symfony

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 20 (12.27%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.04%) Apache
3 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.45%) WordPress
5 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) Confluence
5 3 (1.84%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.84%) nginx
5 3 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) Appian
6 2 (1.23%) Drupal
6 2 (1.23%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) concrete5
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Magento
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.09%) AWS
2 13 (7.98%) Azure
3 6 (3.68%) SaaS
4 5 (3.07%) GCP
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.23%) npm
5 2 (1.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) PPTP
3 1 (0.61%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.88%) MariaDB
3 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.98%) Big Data
6 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.45%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (21.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.04%) JUnit
3 14 (8.59%) JMeter
4 7 (4.29%) Subversion
5 6 (3.68%) JIRA
6 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.84%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.84%) Mockito
7 3 (1.84%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.23%) Gradle
8 2 (1.23%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.61%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) Maven
9 1 (0.61%) Mocha
9 1 (0.61%) Protractor
9 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (7.36%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Automotive
2 8 (4.91%) Games
3 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (60.74%) Developer
2 39 (23.93%) PHP Developer
3 32 (19.63%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Software Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Python Developer
6 18 (11.04%) Web Developer
7 16 (9.82%) Java Engineer
8 15 (9.20%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (9.20%) Senior Python Developer
8 15 (9.20%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Java Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (7.98%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (7.36%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 12 (7.36%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (6.75%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.72%) HTML
2 54 (33.13%) CSS
3 45 (27.61%) jQuery
4 34 (20.86%) Laravel
5 22 (13.50%) JSON
5 22 (13.50%) XML
6 21 (12.88%) JPA
7 20 (12.27%) JSP
7 20 (12.27%) Symfony
8 19 (11.66%) AngularJS
8 19 (11.66%) Hibernate
8 19 (11.66%) HTML5
9 18 (11.04%) LAMP
10 17 (10.43%) RESTful
10 17 (10.43%) Servlets
11 16 (9.82%) Vue.js
12 15 (9.20%) REST
13 14 (8.59%) Apache OpenJPA
14 13 (7.98%) Django
15 11 (6.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.36%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.75%) Replication
3 10 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.29%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.68%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.84%) Life Science
8 3 (1.84%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) CMDB
9 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
10 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.86%) Linux
2 11 (6.75%) Unix
3 5 (3.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.23%) CentOS
5 2 (1.23%) Debian
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.61%) Software Engineering
3 36 (22.09%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (18.40%) E-Commerce
4 30 (18.40%) Web Development
5 29 (17.79%) DevOps
6 24 (14.72%) OO
7 21 (12.88%) TDD
8 18 (11.04%) Front End Development
9 17 (10.43%) MVC
10 16 (9.82%) Microservices
11 15 (9.20%) SDLC
12 13 (7.98%) Computer Science
12 13 (7.98%) Performance Optimisation
13 12 (7.36%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.36%) Fintech
14 11 (6.75%) Analytics
14 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (6.75%) OOP
15 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.19%) JavaScript
2 79 (48.47%) PHP
3 44 (26.99%) Python
4 42 (25.77%) Java
5 23 (14.11%) SQL
6 14 (8.59%) C#
7 12 (7.36%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.52%) Ruby
9 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.84%) Perl
11 2 (1.23%) Go
11 2 (1.23%) Java 8
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) PhD
3 5 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.50%) Docker
2 19 (11.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) Postfix
3 1 (0.61%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.59%) Puppet
1 14 (8.59%) Terraform
2 8 (4.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.45%) Ansible
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.61%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) Zend
2 15 (9.20%) Oracle
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.45%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe
5 2 (1.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Pega
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.61%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.61%) Progress
6 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.61%) Sage
6 1 (0.61%) Trend Micro
6 1 (0.61%) VMware