Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a MySQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 708 707
Rank change year-on-year -130 -1 -134
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL Developer 346 527 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 319 507 639
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +10.29% -1.45% +6.15%

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -134 331 £40,000 +5.26% 57
UK excluding London -117 224 £37,500 +10.29% 48
London -3 114 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Midlands -78 80 £32,500 - 10
West Midlands -46 69 £32,500 - 5
North of England -2 64 £42,500 +30.77% 10
North West +2 56 £45,000 +38.46% 7
South East -39 41 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East of England +23 18 £42,500 - 5
South West -8 14 £41,250 -2.94% 7
East Midlands -10 11 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Yorkshire +22 8 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Scotland -32 4 £33,500 -16.25%
Wales +19 3 £33,750 -10.00% 2

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, MySQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 346 (100.00%) MySQL
2 255 (73.70%) PHP
3 196 (56.65%) JavaScript
4 165 (47.69%) HTML
5 161 (46.53%) CSS
6 138 (39.88%) jQuery
7 136 (39.31%) Git (software)
8 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (28.32%) MVC
10 91 (26.30%) Laravel
11 87 (25.14%) Web Development
12 83 (23.99%) SQL
13 82 (23.70%) HTML5
14 76 (21.97%) Linux
15 70 (20.23%) Finance
16 65 (18.79%) TDD
17 63 (18.21%) CSS3
18 62 (17.92%) OO
19 55 (15.90%) Java
20 53 (15.32%) Zend
21 51 (14.74%) E-Commerce
22 50 (14.45%) Symfony
23 48 (13.87%) REST
23 48 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
24 46 (13.29%) OOP
25 45 (13.01%) LAMP
25 45 (13.01%) Marketing
26 43 (12.43%) Software Engineering
27 41 (11.85%) Scrum
28 40 (11.56%) Retail

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 18 (5.20%) CMS
2 17 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.62%) Apache
3 16 (4.62%) WordPress
4 7 (2.02%) Jetty
4 7 (2.02%) nginx
4 7 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.45%) Confluence
5 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.16%) Drupal
7 3 (0.87%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.29%) Moodle
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (5.78%) Magento
2 6 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.07%) SaaS
3 13 (3.76%) GitHub
4 12 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.31%) AdWords
6 8 (2.31%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.73%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (1.16%) Algolia
8 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.16%) Slack
9 2 (0.58%) npm
9 2 (0.58%) Office 365
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.29%) Firebase
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.94%) Internet
2 23 (6.65%) Intranet
3 12 (3.47%) SMPP
4 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.73%) SMS
6 3 (0.87%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (100.00%) MySQL
2 33 (9.54%) Redis
3 31 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.09%) MongoDB
4 28 (8.09%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.07%) SQL Server
6 20 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.34%) Big Data
8 9 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (2.02%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.02%) HBase
9 7 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.73%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.45%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.58%) SQLite
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 136 (39.31%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.80%) PHPUnit
4 24 (6.94%) Maven
5 21 (6.07%) Selenium
5 21 (6.07%) Subversion
6 18 (5.20%) Selenium IDE
6 18 (5.20%) WebDriver
7 15 (4.34%) JIRA
8 9 (2.60%) GoCD
9 7 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.02%) Hamcrest
9 7 (2.02%) jMock
9 7 (2.02%) JUnit
9 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.02%) TestNG
9 7 (2.02%) Travis CI
10 6 (1.73%) Ant
10 6 (1.73%) Hudson
11 5 (1.45%) Phabricator
General
1 70 (20.23%) Finance
2 45 (13.01%) Marketing
3 40 (11.56%) Retail
4 37 (10.69%) Banking
5 24 (6.94%) Automotive
6 15 (4.34%) Games
7 14 (4.05%) Electronics
8 11 (3.18%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.60%) Advertising
10 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.87%) Back Office
12 2 (0.58%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (47.69%) HTML
2 161 (46.53%) CSS
3 138 (39.88%) jQuery
4 91 (26.30%) Laravel
5 82 (23.70%) HTML5
6 63 (18.21%) CSS3
7 50 (14.45%) Symfony
8 48 (13.87%) REST
9 45 (13.01%) LAMP
10 33 (9.54%) AngularJS
10 33 (9.54%) Web Services
11 32 (9.25%) Spring
12 28 (8.09%) Hibernate
12 28 (8.09%) SOAP
13 24 (6.94%) Ajax
14 22 (6.36%) CakePHP
15 18 (5.20%) .NET
15 18 (5.20%) JSON
15 18 (5.20%) Zend Framework
16 17 (4.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.54%) Fintech
2 25 (7.23%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.76%) User Experience
5 11 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.60%) Social Media
7 8 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.87%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.58%) iPhone
9 2 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.29%) BBC
10 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.29%) FMCG
10 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.97%) Linux
2 19 (5.49%) Unix
3 10 (2.89%) Windows
4 5 (1.45%) Android
5 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.58%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (28.32%) MVC
3 87 (25.14%) Web Development
4 65 (18.79%) TDD
5 62 (17.92%) OO
6 51 (14.74%) E-Commerce
7 46 (13.29%) OOP
8 43 (12.43%) Software Engineering
9 41 (11.85%) Scrum
10 36 (10.40%) Unit Testing
11 35 (10.12%) CRM
12 30 (8.67%) Microservices
13 28 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (7.80%) BDD
15 25 (7.23%) Open Source
16 23 (6.65%) Front End Development
17 20 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.49%) API Development
18 19 (5.49%) OO PHP
19 18 (5.20%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (73.70%) PHP
2 196 (56.65%) JavaScript
3 83 (23.99%) SQL
4 55 (15.90%) Java
5 22 (6.36%) Scala
6 21 (6.07%) PHP 5
7 20 (5.78%) Python
8 19 (5.49%) C#
9 17 (4.91%) Ruby
10 15 (4.34%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.18%) Perl
12 9 (2.60%) Delphi
12 9 (2.60%) MUMPS
13 8 (2.31%) C
14 7 (2.02%) Go
14 7 (2.02%) PHP 7
15 6 (1.73%) Java 9
16 5 (1.45%) C++
16 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (5.20%) Degree
2 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.07%) QA
System Software
1 39 (11.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (15.32%) Zend
2 14 (4.05%) Apple
2 14 (4.05%) Google
3 7 (2.02%) Oracle
4 5 (1.45%) New Relic
5 3 (0.87%) Perforce
5 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe
6 2 (0.58%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore