Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 72 65
Rank change year-on-year -43 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 121 156 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.13% 3.00% 3.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% 9.55% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 86 95 192
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £50,450
UK median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

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 1950 1634 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.40% 31.38% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 976 1303
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -1 65 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Edinburgh -52 46 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Stirling - 3 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire -8 2 £46,250 +42.31%
Fife - 2 £36,750 -
Aberdeen -5 1 £27,500 -29.49%
Dundee -6 1 £20,000 -54.29% 2
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 56 (46.28%) PHP
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.54%) Java
4 40 (33.06%) HTML
5 39 (32.23%) NoSQL
6 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
7 35 (28.93%) Linux
8 32 (26.45%) Python
9 31 (25.62%) Oracle
10 30 (24.79%) CSS
11 28 (23.14%) MVC
11 28 (23.14%) Web Development
11 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (22.31%) TDD
13 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (21.49%) Scrum
14 25 (20.66%) .NET
14 25 (20.66%) C#
15 24 (19.83%) SQL
15 24 (19.83%) OO
16 23 (19.01%) Windows
17 22 (18.18%) Spring
17 22 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 21 (17.36%) HTML5
18 21 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
19 20 (16.53%) Unix
19 20 (16.53%) jQuery
19 20 (16.53%) Relational Database
20 19 (15.70%) Open Source

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 11 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) Drupal
4 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) Moodle
4 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.31%) InDesign
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.83%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) SSL
2 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.09%) DNS
4 10 (8.26%) HTTP
4 10 (8.26%) IPsec
5 9 (7.44%) SMTP
6 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.31%) SMS
6 4 (3.31%) VoIP
7 2 (1.65%) Firewall
7 2 (1.65%) H.323
7 2 (1.65%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.83%) DHCP
8 1 (0.83%) LAN
8 1 (0.83%) OSPF
8 1 (0.83%) RIP
8 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) NoSQL
2 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
3 21 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (16.53%) Relational Database
5 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (9.09%) Redis
7 9 (7.44%) Big Data
8 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.79%) Blockchain
10 3 (2.48%) DB2
11 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) Subversion
3 8 (6.61%) Maven
4 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.96%) JUnit
5 4 (3.31%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (3.31%) Mockito
5 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.48%) Ant
6 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.65%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.65%) JMeter
7 2 (1.65%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.83%) GoCD
8 1 (0.83%) Gradle
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Retail
3 9 (7.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 76 (62.81%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Java Developer
2 25 (20.66%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Junior
8 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.79%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.31%) Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Graduate
11 4 (3.31%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) HTML
2 30 (24.79%) CSS
3 25 (20.66%) .NET
4 22 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 22 (18.18%) Spring
5 21 (17.36%) HTML5
6 20 (16.53%) jQuery
7 16 (13.22%) Symfony
8 15 (12.40%) REST
9 14 (11.57%) Hibernate
10 13 (10.74%) J2EE
10 13 (10.74%) Laravel
11 11 (9.09%) LAMP
11 11 (9.09%) React
12 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (8.26%) CSS3
13 9 (7.44%) Ajax
13 9 (7.44%) Node.js
14 8 (6.61%) JSON
14 8 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
1 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.79%) NHS
2 6 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.13%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Photography
6 2 (1.65%) VLE
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Smart City
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Linux
2 23 (19.01%) Windows
3 20 (16.53%) Unix
4 7 (5.79%) Android
5 5 (4.13%) CentOS
5 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.31%) Debian
6 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.83%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) MVC
2 28 (23.14%) Web Development
3 27 (22.31%) TDD
4 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (21.49%) Scrum
5 24 (19.83%) OO
6 19 (15.70%) Open Source
7 17 (14.05%) DevOps
8 15 (12.40%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.74%) SDLC
10 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.26%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (8.26%) ITIL
11 10 (8.26%) MVVM
12 9 (7.44%) Functional Testing
12 9 (7.44%) High Availability
13 8 (6.61%) MapReduce
14 7 (5.79%) Data Management
14 7 (5.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) PHP
2 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.54%) Java
4 32 (26.45%) Python
5 25 (20.66%) C#
6 24 (19.83%) SQL
7 15 (12.40%) Perl
8 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.96%) Ruby
11 3 (2.48%) C++
11 3 (2.48%) R
12 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.83%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) RHCE
3 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) Docker
3 4 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) Puppet
2 13 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.92%) Nagios
4 10 (8.26%) Grafana
4 10 (8.26%) ZABBIX
5 8 (6.61%) CFEngine
6 7 (5.79%) Ansible
7 3 (2.48%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.65%) Cacti
8 2 (1.65%) Graphite
8 2 (1.65%) SCCM
8 2 (1.65%) SCOM
8 2 (1.65%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.83%) Icinga
9 1 (0.83%) Linux-HA
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) Oracle
2 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.92%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) Adobe
4 5 (4.13%) Zend
5 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.65%) Alterian
6 2 (1.65%) Citrix
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) Apple
7 1 (0.83%) CommVault
7 1 (0.83%) Ogone
7 1 (0.83%) PayPal