Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a MySQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 820 670
Rank change year-on-year -154 -150 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL Developer 181 395 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 376 651
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,875 £66,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 155,234 173,013 183,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124,965 138,802 153,718
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured MySQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL Developer.

Salary trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL Developer over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England -185 163 £40,000 - 18
UK excluding London -88 144 £40,000 +14.29% 14
North of England -14 38 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South West +21 37 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East +33 36 £40,000 -5.88% 3
London -43 31 £55,000 - 4
Yorkshire +39 19 £40,000 +13.48% 1
North West -30 19 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England +30 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland +5 10 £36,500 +14.06%
Midlands -92 9 £40,000 +23.08% 6
West Midlands -53 8 £39,250 +20.77% 6
Wales 0 1 £32,500 -3.70%
East Midlands -10 1 £47,500 +55.74%

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, MySQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 181 (100.00%) MySQL
2 142 (78.45%) PHP
3 117 (64.64%) JavaScript
4 108 (59.67%) HTML
5 105 (58.01%) CSS
6 66 (36.46%) Web Development
6 66 (36.46%) MVC
7 63 (34.81%) Git (software)
8 62 (34.25%) jQuery
9 59 (32.60%) Linux
10 56 (30.94%) Laravel
11 46 (25.41%) SQL
12 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (22.10%) OO
14 31 (17.13%) Symfony
14 31 (17.13%) Ajax
15 28 (15.47%) JSON
15 28 (15.47%) HTML5
15 28 (15.47%) OOP
15 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
15 28 (15.47%) AngularJS
16 26 (14.36%) C#
16 26 (14.36%) MongoDB
17 25 (13.81%) REST
17 25 (13.81%) .NET
18 22 (12.15%) E-Commerce
18 22 (12.15%) Retail
18 22 (12.15%) WordPress
18 22 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (11.60%) Front End Development

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (12.15%) WordPress
2 15 (8.29%) Drupal
3 14 (7.73%) CMS
4 12 (6.63%) Apache
5 8 (4.42%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.76%) nginx
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.55%) Confluence
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.55%) TYPO3
8 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Magento
2 3 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.18%) GitHub
3 9 (4.97%) SaaS
4 8 (4.42%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.21%) Serverless
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.66%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.76%) SMS
2 3 (1.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (100.00%) MySQL
2 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
3 26 (14.36%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.39%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.73%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.66%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Power BI
10 1 (0.55%) Redis
10 1 (0.55%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (34.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.29%) Subversion
3 13 (7.18%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.76%) git-flow
4 5 (2.76%) gulp
4 5 (2.76%) JIRA
5 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.66%) JUnit
5 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Bower
General
1 22 (12.15%) Retail
2 15 (8.29%) Marketing
3 10 (5.52%) Finance
4 3 (1.66%) Back Office
4 3 (1.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (59.67%) HTML
2 105 (58.01%) CSS
3 62 (34.25%) jQuery
4 56 (30.94%) Laravel
5 31 (17.13%) Ajax
5 31 (17.13%) Symfony
6 28 (15.47%) AngularJS
6 28 (15.47%) HTML5
6 28 (15.47%) JSON
7 25 (13.81%) .NET
7 25 (13.81%) REST
8 22 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (11.05%) SOAP
9 20 (11.05%) Web Services
10 19 (10.50%) CSS3
10 19 (10.50%) Node.js
11 16 (8.84%) LAMP
11 16 (8.84%) RESTful
11 16 (8.84%) Sass
11 16 (8.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (7.18%) User Experience
3 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.21%) Fintech
7 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.55%) Clustering
10 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.55%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.60%) Linux
2 14 (7.73%) Unix
3 8 (4.42%) Windows
4 6 (3.31%) Android
4 6 (3.31%) CentOS
5 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.46%) MVC
1 66 (36.46%) Web Development
2 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (22.10%) OO
4 28 (15.47%) OOP
5 22 (12.15%) E-Commerce
6 21 (11.60%) Front End Development
7 17 (9.39%) TDD
8 14 (7.73%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.18%) API Integration
10 11 (6.08%) API Development
10 11 (6.08%) Process Improvement
10 11 (6.08%) SDLC
10 11 (6.08%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.42%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.42%) Online Marketing
12 8 (4.42%) Task Automation
13 7 (3.87%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 142 (78.45%) PHP
2 117 (64.64%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.41%) SQL
4 26 (14.36%) C#
5 20 (11.05%) Java
6 17 (9.39%) Python
7 6 (3.31%) Java 8
7 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.76%) ES6
9 4 (2.21%) C
9 4 (2.21%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.66%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.66%) C++
11 2 (1.10%) AWK
11 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.10%) sed
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Degree
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.66%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (1.66%) Plesk
3 1 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 14 (7.73%) Oracle
2 9 (4.97%) Google
2 9 (4.97%) Zend
3 8 (4.42%) New Relic
4 4 (2.21%) Apple
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.10%) Perforce
6 2 (1.10%) Sencha
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) Freshdesk
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) VMware