Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,137 3,053 3,663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.04% 4.50% 4.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.44% 17.07% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,355 3,000 3,356
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 10,993 17,889 23,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.91% 26.35% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9,218 14,850 19,388
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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
North of England +6 617 £45,000 - 219
South East +4 502 £50,000 +13.64% 98
South West +2 385 £42,500 +6.25% 112
Midlands +20 324 £42,500 +10.39% 137
North West +8 322 £42,500 -5.56% 139
Yorkshire +20 268 £45,000 +1.12% 65
West Midlands +15 166 £45,000 +5.88% 78
East Midlands +20 158 £40,000 +6.67% 58
Scotland -3 120 £42,500 - 20
East of England -2 104 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Wales +7 54 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Northern Ireland +41 32 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North East -41 27 £54,000 +20.00% 15
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 1,306 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 1,262 (59.05%) PHP
3 915 (42.82%) HTML
4 882 (41.27%) CSS
5 676 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
6 661 (30.93%) Git (software)
7 572 (26.77%) Laravel
8 527 (24.66%) Linux
9 479 (22.41%) MVC
10 462 (21.62%) SQL
11 456 (21.34%) AWS
12 432 (20.22%) Docker
13 408 (19.09%) DevOps
14 405 (18.95%) Web Development
15 388 (18.16%) Java
16 342 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 341 (15.96%) Node.js
18 334 (15.63%) jQuery
19 329 (15.40%) Python
20 328 (15.35%) React
21 324 (15.16%) OOP
22 308 (14.41%) Vue.js
23 306 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
23 306 (14.32%) AngularJS
24 303 (14.18%) Azure
25 294 (13.76%) PostgreSQL
26 276 (12.92%) E-Commerce
27 272 (12.73%) OO
28 271 (12.68%) RESTful
29 263 (12.31%) Symfony

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
1 185 (8.66%) Apache
2 135 (6.32%) WordPress
3 95 (4.45%) CMS
4 70 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (2.81%) nginx
6 49 (2.29%) Confluence
7 47 (2.20%) Drupal
8 38 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.31%) IIS
10 22 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 21 (0.98%) JBoss
12 17 (0.80%) Joomla!
12 17 (0.80%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.47%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.33%) Moodle
14 7 (0.33%) SAS
14 7 (0.33%) SugarCRM
15 6 (0.28%) OpenEdge
15 6 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.19%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.14%) Figma
9 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 120 (5.62%) Magento
2 19 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 15 (0.70%) Shopify
5 8 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.28%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.047%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.047%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 456 (21.34%) AWS
2 303 (14.18%) Azure
3 143 (6.69%) SaaS
4 94 (4.40%) GCP
5 50 (2.34%) Datadog
5 50 (2.34%) Pulumi
6 40 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (1.82%) GitHub
8 36 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (1.50%) Power Platform
10 31 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
11 29 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (1.31%) Serverless
13 26 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (1.08%) PaaS
15 20 (0.94%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.89%) npm
17 18 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
18 16 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.26%) DNS
2 23 (1.08%) Firewall
3 21 (0.98%) HTTP
3 21 (0.98%) VoIP
4 20 (0.94%) Internet
4 20 (0.94%) Network Security
5 16 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.61%) RTP
6 13 (0.61%) SAN
7 11 (0.51%) NAS
8 9 (0.42%) SSH
9 6 (0.28%) FTP
9 6 (0.28%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.28%) SSL
9 6 (0.28%) VLAN
9 6 (0.28%) VPN
10 5 (0.23%) DHCP
10 5 (0.23%) Intranet
11 4 (0.19%) Skype
11 4 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 294 (13.76%) PostgreSQL
3 232 (10.86%) MongoDB
4 212 (9.92%) Relational Database
5 158 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 129 (6.04%) Redis
7 83 (3.88%) MariaDB
8 55 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 49 (2.29%) Cosmos DB
10 40 (1.87%) Big Data
11 38 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.50%) Power BI
13 28 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 22 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (0.84%) Couchbase
18 18 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 661 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 158 (7.39%) Jenkins
3 114 (5.33%) JIRA
4 73 (3.42%) PHPUnit
5 69 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (2.43%) Selenium
7 50 (2.34%) Subversion
8 46 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 42 (1.97%) Bitbucket
10 41 (1.92%) webpack
11 39 (1.82%) Maven
12 32 (1.50%) Gradle
13 31 (1.45%) GitLab
13 31 (1.45%) Grunt
14 28 (1.31%) gulp
15 22 (1.03%) Eclipse
15 22 (1.03%) JUnit
16 20 (0.94%) Vagrant
17 17 (0.80%) Flyway
17 17 (0.80%) Postman
General
1 162 (7.58%) Finance
2 137 (6.41%) Marketing
3 117 (5.47%) Retail
4 111 (5.19%) Games
5 64 (2.99%) Public Sector
6 38 (1.78%) Automotive
6 38 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.26%) Law
8 25 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.70%) Electronics
9 15 (0.70%) Publishing
10 14 (0.66%) Back Office
10 14 (0.66%) Banking
11 12 (0.56%) Legal
12 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.23%) Digital Economy
13 5 (0.23%) Local Government
13 5 (0.23%) Military
14 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,473 (68.93%) Developer
2 742 (34.72%) PHP Developer
3 315 (14.74%) Senior Developer
4 177 (8.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 171 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 170 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 161 (7.53%) Web Developer
8 150 (7.02%) Software Developer
9 134 (6.27%) Java Developer
10 125 (5.85%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 109 (5.10%) Software Engineer
12 93 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
13 83 (3.88%) Junior
14 74 (3.46%) Junior Developer
15 70 (3.28%) Lead Developer
16 69 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
17 68 (3.18%) Magento Developer
18 61 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 57 (2.67%) Architect
19 57 (2.67%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (42.82%) HTML
2 882 (41.27%) CSS
3 572 (26.77%) Laravel
4 341 (15.96%) Node.js
5 334 (15.63%) jQuery
6 328 (15.35%) React
7 308 (14.41%) Vue.js
8 306 (14.32%) AngularJS
9 271 (12.68%) RESTful
10 263 (12.31%) Symfony
11 237 (11.09%) LAMP
12 231 (10.81%) REST
13 193 (9.03%) Web Services
14 190 (8.89%) HTML5
15 163 (7.63%) .NET
16 141 (6.60%) Spring
17 128 (5.99%) SOAP
18 124 (5.80%) CSS3
19 112 (5.24%) Kafka
20 111 (5.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 227 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
2 122 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (5.52%) User Experience
4 111 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
5 100 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 37 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 34 (1.59%) EPoS
8 34 (1.59%) NHS
9 32 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 25 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
12 23 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 22 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.98%) Life Science
15 18 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
16 17 (0.80%) Replication
17 14 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 14 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 527 (24.66%) Linux
2 131 (6.13%) Windows
3 56 (2.62%) Ubuntu
4 51 (2.39%) Unix
5 50 (2.34%) CentOS
6 48 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 48 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.87%) Android
8 25 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.75%) Debian
10 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.14%) Fedora
14 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.047%) Solaris
16 1 (0.047%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (22.41%) MVC
3 408 (19.09%) DevOps
4 405 (18.95%) Web Development
5 324 (15.16%) OOP
6 306 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
7 276 (12.92%) E-Commerce
8 272 (12.73%) OO
9 261 (12.21%) Microservices
10 237 (11.09%) Software Engineering
11 203 (9.50%) TDD
12 197 (9.22%) Scrum
13 145 (6.79%) Analytics
14 141 (6.60%) Front End Development
15 137 (6.41%) Infrastructure as Code
16 134 (6.27%) Computer Science
17 129 (6.04%) Unit Testing
18 128 (5.99%) Mentoring
19 112 (5.24%) Coaching
20 101 (4.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,306 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 1,262 (59.05%) PHP
3 462 (21.62%) SQL
4 388 (18.16%) Java
5 329 (15.40%) Python
6 237 (11.09%) C#
7 160 (7.49%) Go
8 145 (6.79%) TypeScript
9 129 (6.04%) Bash Shell
10 95 (4.45%) Ruby
11 88 (4.12%) PHP 7
12 87 (4.07%) PowerShell
13 55 (2.57%) Groovy
14 44 (2.06%) C++
15 33 (1.54%) ES6
16 32 (1.50%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.36%) Apple Swift
18 27 (1.26%) Kotlin
19 26 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 24 (1.12%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 135 (6.32%) Degree
2 64 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.19%) MCSA
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.094%) ISEB
9 2 (0.094%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.094%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.094%) MCSE
9 2 (0.094%) OCP
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.094%) PhD
10 1 (0.047%) CISSP
10 1 (0.047%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.047%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.29%) QA
2 23 (1.08%) SLA
3 17 (0.80%) GDPR
4 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.28%) COBIT
8 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.23%) WCAG
9 2 (0.094%) NCSC
10 1 (0.047%) GxP
10 1 (0.047%) HL7
10 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 432 (20.22%) Docker
2 43 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.28%) HDFS
6 5 (0.23%) KVM
6 5 (0.23%) Postfix
6 5 (0.23%) Varnish
7 4 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) vSphere
9 2 (0.094%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.047%) Firmware
10 1 (0.047%) NFS
10 1 (0.047%) pfSense
10 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 196 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 176 (8.24%) Ansible
3 144 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (4.96%) Terraform
5 79 (3.70%) Prometheus
6 73 (3.42%) Puppet
7 60 (2.81%) Grafana
8 44 (2.06%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.08%) Graphite
10 12 (0.56%) Graylog
10 12 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.47%) Kibana
12 7 (0.33%) Nagios
13 6 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.23%) Munin
14 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.14%) Rancher
15 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
16 2 (0.094%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 169 (7.91%) Oracle
2 131 (6.13%) Zend
3 95 (4.45%) Google
4 92 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 49 (2.29%) New Relic
5 49 (2.29%) SaltStack
6 41 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.78%) VMware
8 37 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.59%) SAP
10 22 (1.03%) WooCommerce
11 21 (0.98%) Atlassian
11 21 (0.98%) Cisco
12 19 (0.89%) MuleSoft
13 17 (0.80%) Adobe
14 15 (0.70%) IBM
15 14 (0.66%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.37%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.37%) Remedy
17 7 (0.33%) HP