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

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 79 113
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 -46
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 185 168 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.22% 3.19% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.85% 8.39% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 144 120 80
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £37,429 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.59% -6.43% +8.84%
10th Percentile £26,163 £25,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £48,475
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +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 1,878 2,003 1,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.68% 38.01% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,358 1,238 996
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
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 July 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 July 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 +11 100 £50,000 +42.86% 14
Edinburgh -17 76 £44,000 +17.56% 11
Renfrewshire - 3 £25,000 - 3
Dundee +10 1 - -
Aberdeen -4 1 £38,500 -8.33%
South Lanarkshire -8 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £24,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 126 (68.11%) JavaScript
2 113 (61.08%) SQL
3 105 (56.76%) PHP
4 104 (56.22%) Java
5 100 (54.05%) Oracle
6 93 (50.27%) HTML
7 86 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (45.95%) Python
9 81 (43.78%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (43.78%) AngularJS
10 79 (42.70%) SDLC
11 78 (42.16%) NoSQL
12 76 (41.08%) Puppet
13 75 (40.54%) OO
14 71 (38.38%) Finance
15 70 (37.84%) Hibernate
15 70 (37.84%) Spring
16 66 (35.68%) Enterprise Software
16 66 (35.68%) Ansible
17 65 (35.14%) Docker
18 63 (34.05%) Hadoop
18 63 (34.05%) Maven
18 63 (34.05%) OOP
19 62 (33.51%) Collaborative Working
20 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
21 29 (15.68%) Git (software)
21 29 (15.68%) MongoDB
22 28 (15.14%) Software Engineering
23 23 (12.43%) CSS
23 23 (12.43%) Windows

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 8 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.78%) CMS
3 5 (2.70%) Apache
3 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.16%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) Moodle
5 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.08%) WordPress
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Totara
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.54%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.03%) GitHub
2 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) Slack
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Firewall
1 4 (2.16%) iSCSI
1 4 (2.16%) SAN
2 3 (1.62%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) LAN
2 3 (1.62%) WAN
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) ATM
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (43.78%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (42.16%) NoSQL
3 63 (34.05%) Hadoop
4 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
5 29 (15.68%) MongoDB
6 13 (7.03%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.49%) Redis
8 8 (4.32%) HBase
9 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.70%) Big Data
10 5 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.16%) PowerCenter
11 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.16%) SQLite
12 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.08%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.08%) Power BI
13 2 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (34.05%) Maven
2 29 (15.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.86%) Subversion
5 4 (2.16%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.62%) git-flow
6 3 (1.62%) Selenium
7 2 (1.08%) JIRA
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.08%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.54%) GoCD
8 1 (0.54%) Grunt
8 1 (0.54%) gulp
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (38.38%) Finance
2 5 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (52.43%) Developer
2 53 (28.65%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.43%) Software Engineer
4 21 (11.35%) Technical Leader
5 18 (9.73%) Analyst
5 18 (9.73%) PHP Developer
6 12 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.86%) MySQL Developer
8 9 (4.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Release Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Administrator
10 6 (3.24%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.70%) DBA
11 5 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (50.27%) HTML
2 81 (43.78%) AngularJS
3 70 (37.84%) Hibernate
3 70 (37.84%) Spring
4 23 (12.43%) CSS
5 19 (10.27%) jQuery
5 19 (10.27%) RESTful
6 16 (8.65%) Node.js
6 16 (8.65%) React
7 15 (8.11%) .NET
8 14 (7.57%) HTML5
9 12 (6.49%) JSON
10 10 (5.41%) CSS3
10 10 (5.41%) LAMP
10 10 (5.41%) XML
11 9 (4.86%) Symfony
12 7 (3.78%) Laravel
13 6 (3.24%) LESS
13 6 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.24%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 66 (35.68%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.32%) User Experience
3 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.78%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.24%) Replication
5 5 (2.70%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.43%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Linux
3 13 (7.03%) Unix
4 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.16%) AIX
5 4 (2.16%) Android
5 4 (2.16%) HPUX
5 4 (2.16%) Solaris
6 3 (1.62%) CentOS
6 3 (1.62%) Debian
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (42.70%) SDLC
3 75 (40.54%) OO
4 63 (34.05%) OOP
5 62 (33.51%) Collaborative Working
6 28 (15.14%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.19%) ITIL
8 14 (7.57%) Web Development
9 12 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.95%) MVC
10 11 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (5.95%) Scrum
11 9 (4.86%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.86%) Task Automation
11 9 (4.86%) TDD
12 8 (4.32%) BDD
13 6 (3.24%) Analytics
13 6 (3.24%) DevOps
13 6 (3.24%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 126 (68.11%) JavaScript
2 113 (61.08%) SQL
3 105 (56.76%) PHP
4 104 (56.22%) Java
5 85 (45.95%) Python
6 19 (10.27%) C#
7 13 (7.03%) Ruby
8 12 (6.49%) C++
8 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.41%) Perl
10 9 (4.86%) VB
11 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.32%) C
11 8 (4.32%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.32%) VBA
12 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.62%) ES6
13 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.08%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.32%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) GCP
2 1 (0.54%) GDPR
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 65 (35.14%) Docker
2 4 (2.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.16%) NFS
3 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.54%) HDFS
4 1 (0.54%) Postfix
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (41.08%) Puppet
2 66 (35.68%) Ansible
3 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.54%) cPanel
5 1 (0.54%) Grafana
5 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.54%) Kibana
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) Salt
5 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (54.05%) Oracle
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.24%) Google
5 5 (2.70%) IBM
5 5 (2.70%) Zend
6 4 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.16%) EMC
6 4 (2.16%) HP
6 4 (2.16%) NetApp
6 4 (2.16%) Sybase
6 4 (2.16%) VMware
7 3 (1.62%) IDERA
7 3 (1.62%) RedGate
7 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.62%) Tableau
8 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) CommVault