Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +24
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 162 176 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.15% 3.18% 2.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.06% 9.65% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 135 118
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,550 £26,775
90th Percentile £55,625 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%

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 1,611 1,823 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.33% 32.98% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 1,342 1,241
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Edinburgh 0 72 £42,500 +5.59% 18
Glasgow +6 63 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Dundee +4 11 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 4 - - 1
Fife - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Stirling - 1 £52,500 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £27,500 - 1
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 116 (71.60%) JavaScript
2 79 (48.77%) HTML
3 65 (40.12%) PHP
4 59 (36.42%) CSS
5 58 (35.80%) Java
6 56 (34.57%) jQuery
7 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (30.86%) Linux
9 46 (28.40%) Software Engineering
10 44 (27.16%) AWS
11 40 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
13 38 (23.46%) Python
14 31 (19.14%) Git (software)
15 29 (17.90%) SQL
16 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
16 28 (17.28%) DevOps
17 27 (16.67%) OO
18 25 (15.43%) XML
18 25 (15.43%) Laravel
18 25 (15.43%) MariaDB
19 24 (14.81%) Terraform
20 23 (14.20%) Puppet
21 22 (13.58%) JPA
21 22 (13.58%) C#
21 22 (13.58%) TypeScript
22 21 (12.96%) MVC
23 20 (12.35%) Web Development
23 20 (12.35%) HTML5
23 20 (12.35%) Performance Optimisation

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 19 (11.73%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.79%) Apache
3 7 (4.32%) Confluence
4 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.85%) Drupal
6 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.62%) Appian
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) nginx
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.16%) AWS
2 16 (9.88%) SaaS
3 14 (8.64%) Azure
4 9 (5.56%) GitHub
5 7 (4.32%) Trello
6 6 (3.70%) G Suite
6 6 (3.70%) npm
7 4 (2.47%) GCP
7 4 (2.47%) Serverless
8 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.62%) Office 365
9 1 (0.62%) PaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.43%) MariaDB
4 14 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.64%) Redis
5 12 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (3.09%) Big Data
8 4 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.49%) JUnit
3 15 (9.26%) Subversion
4 13 (8.02%) JMeter
5 8 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.32%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.32%) JIRA
7 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.09%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.09%) RSpec
8 4 (2.47%) Selenium
9 3 (1.85%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.85%) Mockito
10 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.23%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.23%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.62%) Maven
11 1 (0.62%) MSTest
11 1 (0.62%) NUnit
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Games
4 3 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (43.83%) Developer
2 29 (17.90%) PHP Developer
3 27 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.73%) Java Engineer
6 16 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.88%) Operations Engineer
6 16 (9.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Architect
9 13 (8.02%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (8.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Senior Java Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 12 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 12 (7.41%) Security Architect
10 12 (7.41%) Senior Python Developer
11 11 (6.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (48.77%) HTML
2 59 (36.42%) CSS
3 56 (34.57%) jQuery
4 25 (15.43%) Laravel
4 25 (15.43%) XML
5 22 (13.58%) JPA
6 20 (12.35%) HTML5
7 19 (11.73%) Hibernate
7 19 (11.73%) JSON
8 18 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 18 (11.11%) JSP
8 18 (11.11%) LAMP
8 18 (11.11%) RESTful
9 17 (10.49%) REST
10 16 (9.88%) React
10 16 (9.88%) Servlets
11 15 (9.26%) CSS3
11 15 (9.26%) Node.js
11 15 (9.26%) Vue.js
12 14 (8.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) User Experience
2 16 (9.88%) Public Cloud
2 16 (9.88%) Replication
3 13 (8.02%) Internet of Things
4 12 (7.41%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.70%) Blog
6 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.85%) Life Science
8 3 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.86%) Linux
2 16 (9.88%) Unix
3 9 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.09%) Windows
5 3 (1.85%) CentOS
6 2 (1.23%) Android
6 2 (1.23%) Debian
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.40%) Software Engineering
3 40 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (17.28%) DevOps
5 27 (16.67%) OO
6 21 (12.96%) MVC
7 20 (12.35%) Performance Optimisation
7 20 (12.35%) Web Development
8 18 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 18 (11.11%) SDLC
9 17 (10.49%) Configuration Management
9 17 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.49%) Microservices
10 16 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 15 (9.26%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.64%) E-Commerce
13 13 (8.02%) Analytics
13 13 (8.02%) Fintech
13 13 (8.02%) TDD
14 12 (7.41%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 116 (71.60%) JavaScript
2 65 (40.12%) PHP
3 58 (35.80%) Java
4 38 (23.46%) Python
5 29 (17.90%) SQL
6 22 (13.58%) C#
6 22 (13.58%) TypeScript
7 13 (8.02%) Ruby
8 6 (3.70%) ES6
8 6 (3.70%) Go
9 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.09%) Perl
10 3 (1.85%) Java 8
11 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
1 12 (7.41%) PhD
2 5 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (9.88%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.47%) Docker
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) Terraform
2 23 (14.20%) Puppet
3 7 (4.32%) Ansible
4 6 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.62%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.62%) Rancher
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (8.64%) Oracle
2 9 (5.56%) Zend
3 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.47%) Google
4 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.62%) Pega
6 1 (0.62%) Progress
6 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.62%) Sage
6 1 (0.62%) Sybase
6 1 (0.62%) Trend Micro