Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -28
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 178 143 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.26% 2.57% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.85% 6.96% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 136 109 89
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,850 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £47,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +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 1,807 2,055 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.11% 36.97% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,332 1,254 952
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,475 £67,500 £62,500
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +15 106 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Edinburgh -2 55 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Renfrewshire - 6 £25,000 - 1
Dundee - 4 £55,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -1 3 £44,500 +11.25%
East Ayrshire - 1 £24,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 117 (65.73%) JavaScript
2 103 (57.87%) SQL
3 97 (54.49%) HTML
4 93 (52.25%) Java
5 92 (51.69%) PHP
6 86 (48.31%) Oracle
7 84 (47.19%) AngularJS
8 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (43.82%) Python
10 75 (42.13%) PostgreSQL
11 73 (41.01%) Puppet
12 72 (40.45%) SDLC
12 72 (40.45%) OO
13 70 (39.33%) NoSQL
14 67 (37.64%) Hibernate
14 67 (37.64%) Finance
15 66 (37.08%) Ansible
16 62 (34.83%) Spring
17 61 (34.27%) Docker
17 61 (34.27%) Collaborative Working
18 60 (33.71%) OOP
19 59 (33.15%) Hadoop
19 59 (33.15%) Enterprise Software
20 58 (32.58%) Maven
21 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
22 29 (16.29%) Software Engineering
23 28 (15.73%) jQuery
24 27 (15.17%) MongoDB
25 26 (14.61%) CSS
26 24 (13.48%) Linux

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 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.06%) CMS
3 7 (3.93%) Apache
3 7 (3.93%) Confluence
4 5 (2.81%) WordPress
5 3 (1.69%) Moodle
6 2 (1.12%) Drupal
6 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) Totara
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.56%) concrete5
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.74%) GitHub
4 6 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (3.37%) Slack
5 2 (1.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
1 4 (2.25%) WAN
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (42.13%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (39.33%) NoSQL
3 59 (33.15%) Hadoop
4 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
5 27 (15.17%) MongoDB
6 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.93%) SQLite
8 6 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.81%) Redis
10 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.69%) Power BI
11 3 (1.69%) QlikView
12 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (32.58%) Maven
2 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.93%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.37%) CircleCI
5 6 (3.37%) CruiseControl
5 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.37%) git-flow
5 6 (3.37%) Selenium
6 5 (2.81%) JMeter
6 5 (2.81%) JUnit
7 3 (1.69%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.12%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.56%) GitLab
9 1 (0.56%) GoCD
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 67 (37.64%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Banking
2 4 (2.25%) Law
3 3 (1.69%) Games
3 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Developer
2 44 (24.72%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Technical Leader
4 23 (12.92%) Software Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) PHP Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Administrator
8 10 (5.62%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.49%) MySQL Developer
10 8 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) Release Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) DBA
13 5 (2.81%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (54.49%) HTML
2 84 (47.19%) AngularJS
3 67 (37.64%) Hibernate
4 62 (34.83%) Spring
5 28 (15.73%) jQuery
6 26 (14.61%) CSS
7 21 (11.80%) HTML5
7 21 (11.80%) React
7 21 (11.80%) RESTful
8 20 (11.24%) Node.js
9 15 (8.43%) JSON
10 14 (7.87%) CSS3
11 12 (6.74%) XML
12 11 (6.18%) LESS
13 9 (5.06%) JSP
13 9 (5.06%) Laravel
13 9 (5.06%) Symfony
14 8 (4.49%) .NET
15 7 (3.93%) JPA
15 7 (3.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.15%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.18%) User Experience
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.37%) Replication
5 5 (2.81%) Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) VLE
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.48%) Linux
2 21 (11.80%) Windows
3 12 (6.74%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) AIX
4 3 (1.69%) CentOS
4 3 (1.69%) Debian
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.45%) OO
2 72 (40.45%) SDLC
3 61 (34.27%) Collaborative Working
4 60 (33.71%) OOP
5 29 (16.29%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.99%) Scrum
7 15 (8.43%) Web Development
8 13 (7.30%) ITIL
8 13 (7.30%) MVC
9 11 (6.18%) BDD
10 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (5.06%) Kanban
11 9 (5.06%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.49%) DevOps
12 8 (4.49%) TDD
13 7 (3.93%) Multithreading
13 7 (3.93%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 117 (65.73%) JavaScript
2 103 (57.87%) SQL
3 93 (52.25%) Java
4 92 (51.69%) PHP
5 78 (43.82%) Python
6 15 (8.43%) C#
7 10 (5.62%) Ruby
8 6 (3.37%) ES6
8 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.69%) C++
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) SOQL
11 2 (1.12%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Degree
1 6 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) MCSE
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (34.27%) Docker
2 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.56%) Postfix
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 73 (41.01%) Puppet
2 66 (37.08%) Ansible
3 13 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.69%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.56%) cPanel
6 1 (0.56%) Grafana
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Salt
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (48.31%) Oracle
2 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.49%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.37%) Google
4 6 (3.37%) New Relic
5 4 (2.25%) Tableau
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) Zend
7 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) CommVault
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter