Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 64 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 3,109 3,772 5,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.52% 4.45% 5.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.26% 15.83% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,192 4,714
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 18,010 23,826 31,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.16% 28.12% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14,843 19,549 26,414
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,725 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +5.05% +4.21%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 February 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 -1 908 £45,000 +5.88% 183
North of England +12 799 £43,000 +1.18% 274
South West -5 515 £40,000 - 150
North West +1 426 £42,500 - 141
Midlands +15 375 £40,000 - 145
Yorkshire +20 265 £42,000 +3.70% 98
East of England +30 263 £42,750 +0.59% 75
West Midlands -18 207 £42,500 -1.73% 78
East Midlands +53 167 £37,500 +10.29% 67
Scotland -17 162 £45,000 +5.88% 45
North East +49 108 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Wales +18 91 £40,000 - 30
Northern Ireland -13 5 £37,500 -25.00% 3
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1,773 (57.03%) JavaScript
2 1,726 (55.52%) PHP
3 1,302 (41.88%) HTML
4 1,259 (40.50%) CSS
5 1,062 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
6 945 (30.40%) Linux
7 816 (26.25%) SQL
8 788 (25.35%) Git (software)
9 720 (23.16%) Laravel
10 705 (22.68%) jQuery
11 686 (22.06%) MVC
12 646 (20.78%) Java
13 607 (19.52%) Web Development
14 574 (18.46%) SQL Server
15 566 (18.21%) AWS
16 536 (17.24%) Python
17 500 (16.08%) OO
18 456 (14.67%) Docker
19 438 (14.09%) AngularJS
20 435 (13.99%) OOP
21 431 (13.86%) Software Engineering
22 416 (13.38%) C#
23 415 (13.35%) .NET
24 391 (12.58%) HTML5
25 387 (12.45%) LAMP
26 385 (12.38%) Oracle
27 383 (12.32%) Symfony
28 375 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
29 360 (11.58%) React
30 358 (11.51%) PostgreSQL

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
1 255 (8.20%) Apache
2 182 (5.85%) WordPress
3 153 (4.92%) CMS
4 119 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 105 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (2.70%) Drupal
7 63 (2.03%) nginx
8 55 (1.77%) IIS
9 42 (1.35%) Confluence
10 31 (1.00%) JBoss
11 29 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 28 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 24 (0.77%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.55%) Joomla!
15 16 (0.51%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.39%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.32%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 67 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.29%) Adobe XD
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.096%) CATIA
9 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.064%) InDesign
9 2 (0.064%) Sketch
10 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.032%) Figma
10 1 (0.032%) InVision
Business Applications
1 169 (5.44%) Magento
2 22 (0.71%) Shopify
3 18 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.32%) CiviCRM
5 10 (0.32%) GoldMine
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.26%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.096%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle FAH
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.064%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 566 (18.21%) AWS
2 282 (9.07%) Azure
3 260 (8.36%) SaaS
4 118 (3.80%) GCP
5 104 (3.35%) GitHub
6 93 (2.99%) Serverless
7 63 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
8 58 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 40 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (1.29%) Power Platform
10 38 (1.22%) npm
11 34 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
11 34 (1.09%) PaaS
12 31 (1.00%) IaaS
13 30 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (0.87%) Office 365
15 18 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
16 17 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.51%) AWS IoT
18 15 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.61%) DNS
2 60 (1.93%) Firewall
3 57 (1.83%) HTTP
3 57 (1.83%) Internet
4 51 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 28 (0.90%) SSH
6 26 (0.84%) SSL
7 24 (0.77%) Extranet
8 20 (0.64%) VoIP
9 19 (0.61%) SAN
9 19 (0.61%) WAN
10 18 (0.58%) RTP
11 17 (0.55%) Network Security
11 17 (0.55%) VPN
12 15 (0.48%) DHCP
12 15 (0.48%) RFID
13 13 (0.42%) LAN
14 12 (0.39%) SMTP
15 11 (0.35%) SMS
16 10 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 358 (11.51%) PostgreSQL
3 323 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 289 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 204 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 154 (4.95%) Redis
7 102 (3.28%) MariaDB
8 84 (2.70%) Big Data
9 74 (2.38%) RDBMS
10 58 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
13 40 (1.29%) Power BI
14 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
16 34 (1.09%) Hadoop
17 33 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (1.00%) DB2
20 25 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 788 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 251 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 193 (6.21%) JIRA
4 119 (3.83%) Maven
5 107 (3.44%) Subversion
6 96 (3.09%) Bitbucket
7 87 (2.80%) Selenium
8 73 (2.35%) PHPUnit
9 70 (2.25%) Cucumber
10 62 (1.99%) JUnit
10 62 (1.99%) webpack
11 58 (1.87%) GitLab
12 56 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 53 (1.70%) Ant
14 45 (1.45%) Visual Studio
15 41 (1.32%) gulp
16 40 (1.29%) Gradle
17 29 (0.93%) Vagrant
18 27 (0.87%) Mercurial
19 24 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 254 (8.17%) Finance
2 200 (6.43%) Marketing
3 184 (5.92%) Retail
4 64 (2.06%) Games
5 52 (1.67%) Automotive
6 48 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 46 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.25%) Public Sector
9 28 (0.90%) Electronics
10 23 (0.74%) Back Office
11 21 (0.68%) Banking
12 18 (0.58%) Military
13 16 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.45%) Advertising
15 13 (0.42%) Publishing
16 12 (0.39%) Police
17 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.32%) Law
18 9 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,220 (71.41%) Developer
2 1,045 (33.61%) PHP Developer
3 411 (13.22%) Senior Developer
4 287 (9.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 259 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 249 (8.01%) Software Developer
7 241 (7.75%) Java Developer
8 211 (6.79%) Software Engineer
9 184 (5.92%) Senior PHP Developer
10 166 (5.34%) .NET Developer
11 122 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 105 (3.38%) Junior
13 103 (3.31%) C# Developer
14 92 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 88 (2.83%) Junior Developer
16 87 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
17 81 (2.61%) Administrator
17 81 (2.61%) PHP Web Developer
18 73 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
18 73 (2.35%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,302 (41.88%) HTML
2 1,259 (40.50%) CSS
3 720 (23.16%) Laravel
4 705 (22.68%) jQuery
5 438 (14.09%) AngularJS
6 415 (13.35%) .NET
7 391 (12.58%) HTML5
8 387 (12.45%) LAMP
9 383 (12.32%) Symfony
10 360 (11.58%) React
11 350 (11.26%) REST
12 343 (11.03%) Node.js
13 328 (10.55%) Web Services
14 282 (9.07%) RESTful
15 245 (7.88%) XML
16 234 (7.53%) Vue.js
17 208 (6.69%) Spring
18 202 (6.50%) ASP.NET
19 198 (6.37%) Ajax
20 193 (6.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 297 (9.55%) Mobile App
2 195 (6.27%) User Experience
3 189 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 153 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 107 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
7 55 (1.77%) Replication
8 38 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 36 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 36 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 27 (0.87%) Clustering
11 26 (0.84%) EPoS
12 25 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 25 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.68%) Cloud Native
14 21 (0.68%) Driving Licence
14 21 (0.68%) Life Science
15 15 (0.48%) Blog
16 14 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 945 (30.40%) Linux
2 241 (7.75%) Windows
3 183 (5.89%) Unix
4 145 (4.66%) Android
5 119 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 79 (2.54%) Windows Server
7 60 (1.93%) CentOS
8 56 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 48 (1.54%) Debian
10 24 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.26%) AIX
14 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.13%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.13%) FreeNAS
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.096%) Fedora
17 3 (0.096%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,062 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (22.06%) MVC
3 607 (19.52%) Web Development
4 500 (16.08%) OO
5 435 (13.99%) OOP
6 431 (13.86%) Software Engineering
7 375 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
8 345 (11.10%) E-Commerce
9 330 (10.61%) DevOps
10 320 (10.29%) TDD
11 290 (9.33%) Scrum
12 253 (8.14%) OO PHP
13 232 (7.46%) Front End Development
14 193 (6.21%) Test Automation
15 188 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 184 (5.92%) Computer Science
17 173 (5.56%) Microservices
18 165 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
19 162 (5.21%) Unit Testing
20 152 (4.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,773 (57.03%) JavaScript
2 1,726 (55.52%) PHP
3 816 (26.25%) SQL
4 646 (20.78%) Java
5 536 (17.24%) Python
6 416 (13.38%) C#
7 182 (5.85%) Bash Shell
8 148 (4.76%) C++
9 147 (4.73%) PHP 7
10 123 (3.96%) Ruby
11 106 (3.41%) C
12 92 (2.96%) Go
13 79 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 71 (2.28%) Perl
15 65 (2.09%) Shell Script
16 62 (1.99%) VB.NET
17 57 (1.83%) ES6
18 56 (1.80%) PowerShell
19 54 (1.74%) Java 8
20 48 (1.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 286 (9.20%) Degree
2 88 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.32%) HND
7 7 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.19%) OCP
9 5 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.13%) PhD
10 4 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.096%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.096%) HNC
11 3 (0.096%) MCSA
11 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.60%) QA
2 22 (0.71%) GDPR
3 19 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.48%) SLA
6 8 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.16%) HL7
7 5 (0.16%) WCAG
8 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.096%) CDISC
10 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.064%) NIST
11 1 (0.032%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 456 (14.67%) Docker
2 51 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.64%) KVM
6 19 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.58%) NFS
7 18 (0.58%) vSphere
8 14 (0.45%) Varnish
8 14 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.42%) iptables
10 11 (0.35%) Samba
11 9 (0.29%) Xen
12 6 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.19%) Postfix
12 6 (0.19%) QEMU
12 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.16%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.13%) Corosync
14 4 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 200 (6.43%) Kubernetes
2 139 (4.47%) Ansible
3 85 (2.73%) Puppet
4 79 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (2.35%) Terraform
6 29 (0.93%) Nagios
7 21 (0.68%) HAProxy
8 20 (0.64%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.39%) SCOM
11 11 (0.35%) Grafana
11 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (0.32%) Cacti
12 10 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
13 9 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.23%) Kibana
14 7 (0.23%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.23%) Rsyslog
14 7 (0.23%) systemd
15 6 (0.19%) SELinux
Vendors
1 385 (12.38%) Oracle
2 230 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 221 (7.11%) Zend
4 112 (3.60%) Google
5 62 (1.99%) Atlassian
5 62 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 58 (1.87%) VMware
7 52 (1.67%) Adobe
8 40 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (0.96%) Cisco
10 27 (0.87%) Tableau
11 26 (0.84%) Xamarin
12 25 (0.80%) SAP
13 16 (0.51%) Juniper
14 15 (0.48%) New Relic
14 15 (0.48%) Talend
15 14 (0.45%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.42%) HP
16 13 (0.42%) LogRhythm
16 13 (0.42%) Sage