Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,709 3,584 4,648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.74% 4.36% 4.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.45% 16.29% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,668 3,321 4,343
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9,796 21,996 28,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.18% 26.74% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,048 17,892 23,735
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,150
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the UK excluding London

MySQL
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for MySQL in the UK excluding London

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the UK excluding London

MySQL
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
South East +9 501 £45,000 - 63
North of England +3 421 £45,000 +9.09% 140
South West +36 336 £40,000 - 76
North West -10 215 £44,500 +6.59% 61
Midlands -13 206 £42,000 +5.00% 70
Yorkshire +24 158 £45,000 +11.80% 63
East of England +13 127 £45,000 - 34
West Midlands -19 112 £42,500 +6.25% 33
East Midlands +26 92 £40,000 +6.67% 37
Scotland +32 80 £43,750 +2.94% 10
North East +13 48 £45,000 - 16
Wales -11 31 £40,000 +14.29% 21
Northern Ireland +10 7 £45,000 +9.09% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 1,014 (59.33%) PHP
2 975 (57.05%) JavaScript
3 769 (45.00%) HTML
4 711 (41.60%) CSS
5 625 (36.57%) Linux
6 556 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
7 449 (26.27%) Git (software)
8 412 (24.11%) SQL
9 381 (22.29%) Laravel
10 379 (22.18%) MVC
11 370 (21.65%) jQuery
12 356 (20.83%) Java
13 344 (20.13%) AWS
14 339 (19.84%) SQL Server
15 337 (19.72%) OOP
16 327 (19.13%) Web Development
17 281 (16.44%) Python
18 279 (16.33%) OO
19 254 (14.86%) DevOps
20 253 (14.80%) LAMP
21 247 (14.45%) Web Services
22 238 (13.93%) Docker
23 226 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
24 208 (12.17%) Software Engineering
25 203 (11.88%) E-Commerce
26 201 (11.76%) REST
27 198 (11.59%) AngularJS
28 195 (11.41%) HTML5
29 189 (11.06%) Node.js
30 188 (11.00%) Azure

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 181 (10.59%) Apache
2 91 (5.32%) WordPress
3 86 (5.03%) CMS
4 72 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 68 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
6 52 (3.04%) nginx
7 50 (2.93%) IIS
8 41 (2.40%) Confluence
9 27 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 24 (1.40%) Drupal
10 24 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 21 (1.23%) Joomla!
12 17 (0.99%) SAS
13 15 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
15 10 (0.59%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.47%) JBoss
17 7 (0.41%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 30 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.059%) Figma
8 1 (0.059%) Sketch
8 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (5.97%) Magento
2 24 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.88%) SAP GTS
5 11 (0.64%) Shopify
6 7 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.35%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.23%) Eikon
8 4 (0.23%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) Summit
10 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 344 (20.13%) AWS
2 188 (11.00%) Azure
3 152 (8.89%) SaaS
4 68 (3.98%) GCP
5 64 (3.74%) Serverless
6 60 (3.51%) PaaS
7 55 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (2.69%) IaaS
9 42 (2.46%) GitHub
10 38 (2.22%) Amazon S3
11 37 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (2.17%) npm
12 32 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
13 29 (1.70%) Power Platform
14 25 (1.46%) Office 365
15 23 (1.35%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 18 (1.05%) Route 53
18 17 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
19 16 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.81%) DNS
2 31 (1.81%) Network Security
3 28 (1.64%) Firewall
4 21 (1.23%) HTTP
5 18 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.94%) VPN
7 15 (0.88%) Internet
7 15 (0.88%) SAN
8 13 (0.76%) RTP
8 13 (0.76%) WAN
9 12 (0.70%) LAN
9 12 (0.70%) Skype
9 12 (0.70%) SSH
10 8 (0.47%) SSL
11 7 (0.41%) Intranet
12 6 (0.35%) DHCP
12 6 (0.35%) VoIP
13 5 (0.29%) 3G
13 5 (0.29%) DPNSS
13 5 (0.29%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 167 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
3 154 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 132 (7.72%) NoSQL
5 129 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 114 (6.67%) Redis
7 54 (3.16%) MariaDB
8 45 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 40 (2.34%) Big Data
10 33 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
11 31 (1.81%) DB2
12 29 (1.70%) Power BI
13 27 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.40%) RDBMS
16 20 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
17 16 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.94%) BigQuery
17 16 (0.94%) MS Access
18 15 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 449 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 127 (7.43%) JIRA
3 126 (7.37%) Jenkins
4 87 (5.09%) PHPUnit
5 78 (4.56%) Selenium
6 60 (3.51%) Subversion
7 56 (3.28%) Maven
8 51 (2.98%) Bitbucket
9 41 (2.40%) webpack
10 34 (1.99%) GitLab
11 31 (1.81%) Vagrant
12 27 (1.58%) gulp
12 27 (1.58%) Visual Studio
13 26 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (1.40%) Grunt
15 23 (1.35%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.23%) JUnit
17 19 (1.11%) Eclipse
18 18 (1.05%) Cypress.io
19 16 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 136 (7.96%) Finance
2 120 (7.02%) Retail
3 94 (5.50%) Marketing
4 34 (1.99%) Games
5 24 (1.40%) Public Sector
6 21 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.94%) Law
9 12 (0.70%) Digital Economy
10 9 (0.53%) Advertising
11 8 (0.47%) Electronics
12 6 (0.35%) Automotive
12 6 (0.35%) Banking
13 5 (0.29%) Legal
14 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.23%) Police
14 4 (0.23%) Publishing
15 3 (0.18%) Back Office
15 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,159 (67.82%) Developer
2 583 (34.11%) PHP Developer
3 201 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 134 (7.84%) Software Developer
5 120 (7.02%) Web Developer
6 116 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 116 (6.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 99 (5.79%) Software Engineer
8 85 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 83 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 62 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 49 (2.87%) Junior
11 49 (2.87%) PHP Web Developer
12 47 (2.75%) LAMP Developer
13 44 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 44 (2.57%) Junior Developer
14 42 (2.46%) Lead Developer
14 42 (2.46%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 40 (2.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 39 (2.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (45.00%) HTML
2 711 (41.60%) CSS
3 381 (22.29%) Laravel
4 370 (21.65%) jQuery
5 253 (14.80%) LAMP
6 247 (14.45%) Web Services
7 201 (11.76%) REST
8 198 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 195 (11.41%) HTML5
10 189 (11.06%) Node.js
11 187 (10.94%) React
11 187 (10.94%) Symfony
12 182 (10.65%) .NET
13 181 (10.59%) RESTful
14 153 (8.95%) Vue.js
15 144 (8.43%) JSON
16 142 (8.31%) XML
17 132 (7.72%) SOAP
18 110 (6.44%) CodeIgniter
19 107 (6.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.90%) Mobile App
2 113 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (5.73%) User Experience
5 77 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 31 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (1.46%) NHS
8 19 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.11%) Replication
9 16 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 16 (0.94%) Public Cloud
10 13 (0.76%) Cloud Native
10 13 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.64%) Driving Licence
11 11 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.41%) Blog
13 6 (0.35%) Tandem
14 5 (0.29%) Clustering
14 5 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 625 (36.57%) Linux
2 152 (8.89%) Windows
3 87 (5.09%) Android
4 73 (4.27%) CentOS
5 72 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 67 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 62 (3.63%) Ubuntu
8 47 (2.75%) Unix
9 34 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.81%) Debian
11 12 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.59%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
13 9 (0.53%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.47%) FreeNAS
15 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (22.18%) MVC
3 337 (19.72%) OOP
4 327 (19.13%) Web Development
5 279 (16.33%) OO
6 254 (14.86%) DevOps
7 226 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
8 208 (12.17%) Software Engineering
9 203 (11.88%) E-Commerce
10 175 (10.24%) TDD
11 136 (7.96%) Scrum
12 125 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 124 (7.26%) Front End Development
14 116 (6.79%) OO PHP
15 104 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
16 100 (5.85%) Computer Science
17 95 (5.56%) Microservices
18 93 (5.44%) Mentoring
19 87 (5.09%) SDLC
20 83 (4.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,014 (59.33%) PHP
2 975 (57.05%) JavaScript
3 412 (24.11%) SQL
4 356 (20.83%) Java
5 281 (16.44%) Python
6 170 (9.95%) C#
7 90 (5.27%) Bash Shell
8 88 (5.15%) PHP 7
9 77 (4.51%) C
10 74 (4.33%) C++
11 58 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 58 (3.39%) Ruby
12 56 (3.28%) TypeScript
13 51 (2.98%) Go
14 41 (2.40%) Apple Swift
15 39 (2.28%) PHP 5
16 37 (2.17%) ES6
16 37 (2.17%) Objective-C
17 35 (2.05%) Perl
18 28 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (8.13%) Degree
2 67 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 16 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.23%) ISEB
7 4 (0.23%) MCPD
7 4 (0.23%) MCSD
8 3 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.18%) HNC
8 3 (0.18%) HND
9 2 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.12%) MCSA
9 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.059%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.32%) QA
2 26 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.23%) GDPR
4 15 (0.88%) COBIT
5 12 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.47%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.41%) SLA
9 4 (0.23%) HL7
9 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.18%) NIST
11 1 (0.059%) GxP
11 1 (0.059%) PMO
System Software
1 238 (13.93%) Docker
2 48 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.11%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.88%) KVM
7 11 (0.64%) vSphere
8 9 (0.53%) GlusterFS
8 9 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.41%) Firmware
9 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.29%) Varnish
11 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.23%) HDFS
11 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.23%) vCloud
11 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 127 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 98 (5.73%) Ansible
3 64 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (3.74%) Terraform
4 47 (2.75%) Puppet
5 18 (1.05%) Kibana
6 13 (0.76%) Grafana
7 10 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.53%) logstash
8 9 (0.53%) Nagios
8 9 (0.53%) Proxmox
9 8 (0.47%) SCCM
10 6 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.35%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.35%) OpenNebula
11 4 (0.23%) Graphite
11 4 (0.23%) Graylog
11 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.18%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 175 (10.24%) Oracle
2 147 (8.60%) Zend
3 124 (7.26%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.10%) Google
5 59 (3.45%) VMware
6 42 (2.46%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.17%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.58%) HP
9 25 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.35%) Xamarin
11 22 (1.29%) Percona
12 21 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 19 (1.11%) SaltStack
13 19 (1.11%) SAP
14 18 (1.05%) New Relic
15 17 (0.99%) AppDynamics
16 16 (0.94%) Adobe
16 16 (0.94%) IBM
16 16 (0.94%) Remedy
17 15 (0.88%) CA