Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -11
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 3,533 4,337 5,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.48% 4.69% 5.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.19% 16.33% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,066 3,774 4,458
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 20,548 26,552 30,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.08% 28.74% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16,814 22,114 25,272
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -14 1,107 £45,000 - 203
North of England -12 861 £42,500 +6.25% 300
Midlands +23 550 £38,125 -2.24% 180
North West -10 495 £42,500 +6.25% 164
South West -10 487 £40,000 - 150
West Midlands +12 337 £40,000 - 91
Yorkshire -17 313 £40,000 +4.58% 95
East of England +26 270 £48,125 +20.31% 85
East Midlands +30 210 £37,500 +7.14% 89
Scotland +2 171 £42,500 -15.00% 44
Wales +1 77 £35,000 -12.50% 30
North East +4 53 £45,000 +20.00% 41
Northern Ireland -6 11 £60,000 +100.00% 4
Isle of Man - 3 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 1,909 (54.03%) JavaScript
2 1,854 (52.48%) PHP
3 1,485 (42.03%) HTML
4 1,467 (41.52%) CSS
5 1,213 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1,119 (31.67%) Linux
7 934 (26.44%) Git (software)
8 893 (25.28%) SQL
9 829 (23.46%) MVC
10 766 (21.68%) jQuery
11 747 (21.14%) Web Development
12 734 (20.78%) Java
13 725 (20.52%) Laravel
14 648 (18.34%) SQL Server
15 613 (17.35%) AWS
16 546 (15.45%) Python
17 531 (15.03%) OOP
17 531 (15.03%) OO
18 529 (14.97%) AngularJS
19 508 (14.38%) Software Engineering
20 499 (14.12%) Docker
21 490 (13.87%) C#
22 471 (13.33%) Node.js
23 450 (12.74%) LAMP
24 441 (12.48%) DevOps
25 436 (12.34%) Oracle
26 435 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
27 424 (12.00%) .NET
28 393 (11.12%) React
29 388 (10.98%) TDD

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
1 280 (7.93%) Apache
2 270 (7.64%) WordPress
3 152 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 144 (4.08%) CMS
5 140 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
6 100 (2.83%) Drupal
7 98 (2.77%) nginx
8 73 (2.07%) JBoss
9 53 (1.50%) Confluence
10 51 (1.44%) IIS
11 49 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 47 (1.33%) Joomla!
13 36 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (0.96%) Apache Spark
15 33 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 27 (0.76%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.59%) SharePoint
18 17 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
19 14 (0.40%) SAS
20 13 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.17%) InDesign
7 5 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.14%) Sketch
8 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.085%) CATIA
10 2 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 172 (4.87%) Magento
2 46 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.37%) Shopify
4 10 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.23%) CiviCRM
5 8 (0.23%) OpenCart
6 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.11%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 4 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.085%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.057%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 613 (17.35%) AWS
2 312 (8.83%) Azure
3 249 (7.05%) SaaS
4 163 (4.61%) GCP
5 143 (4.05%) GitHub
6 83 (2.35%) Serverless
7 51 (1.44%) npm
7 51 (1.44%) Power Platform
8 49 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (1.30%) PaaS
10 45 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 45 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 41 (1.16%) IaaS
12 35 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (0.91%) OpenShift
14 27 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
16 20 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
17 19 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.69%) Internet
2 67 (1.90%) Firewall
3 56 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 54 (1.53%) DNS
5 50 (1.42%) HTTP
6 40 (1.13%) VPN
7 36 (1.02%) Extranet
8 25 (0.71%) Network Security
8 25 (0.71%) SSH
9 21 (0.59%) Intranet
9 21 (0.59%) SSL
10 13 (0.37%) SAN
10 13 (0.37%) VoIP
11 12 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.31%) FTP
13 10 (0.28%) RTMP
13 10 (0.28%) RTSP
13 10 (0.28%) WAN
14 9 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
14 9 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 435 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 385 (10.90%) MongoDB
4 367 (10.39%) Relational Database
5 304 (8.60%) NoSQL
6 128 (3.62%) MariaDB
7 121 (3.42%) Redis
8 107 (3.03%) Big Data
9 100 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 62 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 54 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
13 50 (1.42%) Power BI
14 48 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (1.16%) SQLite
16 35 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 35 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
18 33 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 934 (26.44%) Git (software)
2 266 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 204 (5.77%) JIRA
4 134 (3.79%) Maven
5 130 (3.68%) Subversion
6 105 (2.97%) Selenium
7 88 (2.49%) PHPUnit
8 84 (2.38%) Bitbucket
9 72 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 72 (2.04%) webpack
10 69 (1.95%) GitLab
11 68 (1.92%) JUnit
12 67 (1.90%) Cucumber
13 61 (1.73%) Visual Studio
14 57 (1.61%) Vagrant
15 49 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 48 (1.36%) Gradle
17 45 (1.27%) Ant
17 45 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (1.10%) RSpec
General
1 227 (6.43%) Finance
2 211 (5.97%) Retail
3 198 (5.60%) Marketing
4 78 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 73 (2.07%) Games
6 49 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.16%) Automotive
8 40 (1.13%) Banking
9 32 (0.91%) Public Sector
10 28 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (0.76%) Electronics
11 27 (0.76%) Publishing
12 19 (0.54%) Advertising
13 14 (0.40%) Military
14 10 (0.28%) Law
15 8 (0.23%) Back Office
15 8 (0.23%) Legal
16 7 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.085%) Police
18 2 (0.057%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,401 (67.96%) Developer
2 1,191 (33.71%) PHP Developer
3 384 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 275 (7.78%) Software Developer
5 266 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 265 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 260 (7.36%) Web Developer
8 256 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 167 (4.73%) Senior PHP Developer
10 151 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 120 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 119 (3.37%) Junior
13 112 (3.17%) C# Developer
14 105 (2.97%) Administrator
14 105 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 102 (2.89%) Junior Developer
16 96 (2.72%) Analyst
16 96 (2.72%) Java Engineer
17 87 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
18 86 (2.43%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,485 (42.03%) HTML
2 1,467 (41.52%) CSS
3 766 (21.68%) jQuery
4 725 (20.52%) Laravel
5 529 (14.97%) AngularJS
6 471 (13.33%) Node.js
7 450 (12.74%) LAMP
8 424 (12.00%) .NET
9 393 (11.12%) React
10 387 (10.95%) HTML5
11 361 (10.22%) Web Services
12 350 (9.91%) REST
13 335 (9.48%) Symfony
14 320 (9.06%) Spring
15 283 (8.01%) RESTful
16 262 (7.42%) Ajax
17 256 (7.25%) JSON
18 254 (7.19%) XML
19 248 (7.02%) Vue.js
20 227 (6.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 266 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 210 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 148 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 132 (3.74%) User Experience
6 98 (2.77%) Replication
7 77 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
8 67 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (1.59%) Clustering
10 41 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 34 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 31 (0.88%) Cloud Native
13 30 (0.85%) EPoS
14 29 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 28 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 28 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 23 (0.65%) NHS
17 22 (0.62%) Virtual Team
18 21 (0.59%) Life Science
19 20 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,119 (31.67%) Linux
2 270 (7.64%) Windows
3 179 (5.07%) Unix
4 109 (3.09%) Android
4 109 (3.09%) CentOS
5 107 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 105 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 99 (2.80%) Debian
8 68 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 56 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.57%) AIX
11 13 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.057%) HPUX
16 2 (0.057%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.057%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,213 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (23.46%) MVC
3 747 (21.14%) Web Development
4 531 (15.03%) OO
4 531 (15.03%) OOP
5 508 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 441 (12.48%) DevOps
7 388 (10.98%) TDD
8 351 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
9 346 (9.79%) E-Commerce
10 296 (8.38%) Scrum
11 266 (7.53%) OO PHP
12 250 (7.08%) Computer Science
12 250 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
13 244 (6.91%) Test Automation
14 240 (6.79%) Microservices
15 221 (6.26%) Mentoring
16 208 (5.89%) Unit Testing
17 163 (4.61%) Open Source
18 162 (4.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,909 (54.03%) JavaScript
2 1,854 (52.48%) PHP
3 893 (25.28%) SQL
4 734 (20.78%) Java
5 546 (15.45%) Python
6 490 (13.87%) C#
7 231 (6.54%) Ruby
8 201 (5.69%) Bash Shell
9 122 (3.45%) PHP 7
10 113 (3.20%) Perl
11 109 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 91 (2.58%) C++
13 89 (2.52%) Go
14 84 (2.38%) C
15 77 (2.18%) Java 8
16 74 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 66 (1.87%) T-SQL
18 63 (1.78%) PHP 5
19 51 (1.44%) ES6
19 51 (1.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 334 (9.45%) Degree
2 98 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.34%) PhD
7 9 (0.25%) RHCE
8 8 (0.23%) CCNA
8 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.20%) OCP
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.17%) LPIC
10 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.14%) HND
11 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.14%) RHCT
12 3 (0.085%) HNC
12 3 (0.085%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.91%) QA
2 33 (0.93%) GDPR
3 17 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.20%) SLA
7 4 (0.11%) PMO
8 3 (0.085%) HL7
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.028%) PSD2
10 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 499 (14.12%) Docker
2 59 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (0.79%) Varnish
6 23 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.40%) KVM
10 13 (0.37%) Postfix
11 10 (0.28%) iptables
11 10 (0.28%) Xen
12 8 (0.23%) Ceph
13 6 (0.17%) LXC
13 6 (0.17%) vSphere
14 5 (0.14%) Dovecot
14 5 (0.14%) vCloud
15 4 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.085%) Corosync
16 3 (0.085%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 268 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 207 (5.86%) Ansible
3 180 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
4 172 (4.87%) Puppet
5 126 (3.57%) Terraform
6 40 (1.13%) ZABBIX
7 36 (1.02%) Nagios
8 31 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (0.68%) HAProxy
10 20 (0.57%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.45%) Packer
13 12 (0.34%) Ganglia
14 11 (0.31%) SCCM
15 8 (0.23%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.17%) Consul
16 6 (0.17%) Salt
17 5 (0.14%) Grafana
17 5 (0.14%) HP ALM
17 5 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 436 (12.34%) Oracle
2 263 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 225 (6.37%) Zend
4 118 (3.34%) Google
5 72 (2.04%) VMware
6 66 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 51 (1.44%) Adobe
8 40 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 35 (0.99%) Tableau
10 34 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.91%) IBM
12 25 (0.71%) SAP
13 21 (0.59%) Cisco
14 18 (0.51%) Sun
15 15 (0.42%) hybris
15 15 (0.42%) Rackspace
15 15 (0.42%) WooCommerce
16 14 (0.40%) HP
16 14 (0.40%) Sybase
17 13 (0.37%) Apple