Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 72 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,566 6,094 8,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.71% 4.03% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.84% 14.06% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,994 5,118 7,298
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,847 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 32,987 43,335 53,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.79% 28.63% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27,053 35,664 44,810
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +5.05% +4.21%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK 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
England -6 4,233 £47,500 - 1,154
UK excluding London +6 3,109 £42,500 - 909
London -30 1,377 £65,000 +8.33% 322
South East -1 908 £45,000 +5.88% 180
North of England +12 799 £43,000 +1.18% 279
South West -5 515 £40,000 - 153
North West +1 426 £42,500 - 148
Midlands +15 375 £40,000 - 147
Yorkshire +20 265 £42,000 +3.70% 96
East of England +30 263 £42,750 +0.59% 74
West Midlands -18 207 £42,500 -1.73% 75
East Midlands +53 167 £37,500 +10.29% 72
Scotland -17 162 £45,000 +5.88% 43
North East +49 108 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Wales +18 91 £40,000 - 32
Northern Ireland -13 5 £37,500 -25.00% 3

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 with a requirement for MySQL.

1 2,341 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 2,164 (47.39%) PHP
3 1,628 (35.65%) HTML
4 1,625 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1,531 (33.53%) CSS
6 1,379 (30.20%) SQL
7 1,327 (29.06%) Linux
8 1,180 (25.84%) AWS
9 1,147 (25.12%) Git (software)
10 1,072 (23.48%) Java
11 1,004 (21.99%) SQL Server
12 892 (19.54%) Python
13 851 (18.64%) Laravel
14 834 (18.27%) jQuery
15 804 (17.61%) MVC
16 783 (17.15%) Docker
17 781 (17.10%) Software Engineering
18 740 (16.21%) Web Development
19 709 (15.53%) C#
20 694 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
21 681 (14.91%) OO
22 673 (14.74%) .NET
23 672 (14.72%) AngularJS
24 664 (14.54%) React
25 630 (13.80%) Finance
26 622 (13.62%) TDD
27 611 (13.38%) Oracle
28 605 (13.25%) DevOps
29 595 (13.03%) OOP
30 577 (12.64%) Azure

MySQL
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
1 310 (6.79%) Apache
2 216 (4.73%) WordPress
3 202 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
4 182 (3.99%) CMS
5 154 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 125 (2.74%) Drupal
7 87 (1.91%) nginx
8 85 (1.86%) IIS
9 70 (1.53%) Confluence
10 66 (1.45%) Apache Spark
11 43 (0.94%) JBoss
12 42 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 36 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 28 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 27 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
16 25 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 22 (0.48%) MS Exchange
18 21 (0.46%) Umbraco
19 18 (0.39%) Luigi
20 17 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 92 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.20%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.066%) CATIA
9 2 (0.044%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.044%) InDesign
9 2 (0.044%) Sketch
10 1 (0.022%) Figma
10 1 (0.022%) InVision
Business Applications
1 182 (3.99%) Magento
2 23 (0.50%) Shopify
3 18 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.22%) CiviCRM
4 10 (0.22%) GoldMine
5 9 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.18%) OpenCart
7 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.088%) Actimize
8 4 (0.088%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.088%) iTrent
9 3 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.066%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.044%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,180 (25.84%) AWS
2 577 (12.64%) Azure
3 353 (7.73%) SaaS
4 207 (4.53%) GCP
5 159 (3.48%) GitHub
6 155 (3.39%) Serverless
7 122 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
8 111 (2.43%) Amazon S3
9 106 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 63 (1.38%) Power Platform
11 62 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
12 61 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 52 (1.14%) PaaS
14 48 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
14 48 (1.05%) IaaS
15 45 (0.99%) npm
15 45 (0.99%) Office 365
16 38 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
17 31 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
18 25 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.37%) DNS
2 105 (2.30%) HTTP
3 101 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 95 (2.08%) Internet
5 85 (1.86%) Firewall
6 39 (0.85%) SSL
7 38 (0.83%) WAN
8 37 (0.81%) SSH
9 32 (0.70%) LAN
10 30 (0.66%) VoIP
10 30 (0.66%) VPN
11 29 (0.64%) SAN
11 29 (0.64%) SMTP
12 25 (0.55%) SNMP
13 24 (0.53%) Extranet
14 21 (0.46%) DHCP
15 20 (0.44%) RTP
15 20 (0.44%) Wireless
16 17 (0.37%) Network Security
17 16 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,004 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 694 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
3 547 (11.98%) Relational Database
4 541 (11.85%) MongoDB
5 446 (9.77%) NoSQL
6 311 (6.81%) Redis
7 174 (3.81%) RDBMS
8 142 (3.11%) MariaDB
9 140 (3.07%) Big Data
10 110 (2.41%) Amazon Aurora
11 107 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 102 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
13 82 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 80 (1.75%) Hadoop
15 74 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
16 70 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 63 (1.38%) Power BI
17 63 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 61 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 57 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,147 (25.12%) Git (software)
2 407 (8.91%) Jenkins
3 278 (6.09%) JIRA
4 169 (3.70%) Subversion
5 145 (3.18%) Bitbucket
6 144 (3.15%) Maven
7 143 (3.13%) Selenium
8 134 (2.93%) PHPUnit
9 95 (2.08%) webpack
10 92 (2.01%) JUnit
11 87 (1.91%) Eclipse
12 75 (1.64%) Cucumber
13 67 (1.47%) GitLab
14 65 (1.42%) TeamCity
15 60 (1.31%) Gradle
15 60 (1.31%) Visual Studio
16 57 (1.25%) Vagrant
17 53 (1.16%) Ant
18 51 (1.12%) gulp
18 51 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 630 (13.80%) Finance
2 272 (5.96%) Marketing
3 249 (5.45%) Retail
4 116 (2.54%) Front Office
5 106 (2.32%) Banking
6 105 (2.30%) Games
7 89 (1.95%) Public Sector
8 60 (1.31%) Automotive
9 58 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 56 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 49 (1.07%) Advertising
12 35 (0.77%) Back Office
13 31 (0.68%) Electronics
14 23 (0.50%) Publishing
15 19 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.39%) Military
17 14 (0.31%) Legal
18 13 (0.28%) Law
19 12 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,091 (67.70%) Developer
2 1,280 (28.03%) PHP Developer
3 617 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 416 (9.11%) Software Engineer
5 404 (8.85%) Java Developer
6 372 (8.15%) Full Stack Developer
7 321 (7.03%) Software Developer
8 318 (6.96%) Web Developer
9 274 (6.00%) .NET Developer
10 251 (5.50%) Senior PHP Developer
11 197 (4.31%) C# Developer
12 155 (3.39%) Java Engineer
13 152 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 143 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
14 143 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
15 137 (3.00%) Junior
16 127 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
16 127 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 124 (2.72%) Administrator
18 108 (2.37%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,628 (35.65%) HTML
2 1,531 (33.53%) CSS
3 851 (18.64%) Laravel
4 834 (18.27%) jQuery
5 673 (14.74%) .NET
6 672 (14.72%) AngularJS
7 664 (14.54%) React
8 574 (12.57%) Web Services
9 546 (11.96%) Symfony
10 503 (11.02%) HTML5
11 501 (10.97%) Node.js
12 496 (10.86%) REST
13 495 (10.84%) LAMP
14 424 (9.29%) RESTful
15 333 (7.29%) Spring
16 328 (7.18%) Vue.js
17 315 (6.90%) XML
18 313 (6.86%) ASP.NET
19 259 (5.67%) CSS3
20 245 (5.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 338 (7.40%) Mobile App
2 280 (6.13%) User Experience
3 266 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 212 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
6 138 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 108 (2.37%) Replication
8 80 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 64 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 62 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 55 (1.20%) Cloud Native
12 52 (1.14%) Clustering
13 49 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 47 (1.03%) Pricing Data
15 46 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 27 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
18 26 (0.57%) EPoS
18 26 (0.57%) Private Cloud
19 22 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,327 (29.06%) Linux
2 365 (7.99%) Windows
3 305 (6.68%) Unix
4 172 (3.77%) Android
5 155 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 113 (2.47%) Windows Server
7 106 (2.32%) CentOS
8 80 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 63 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 58 (1.27%) Debian
11 35 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.18%) AIX
16 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.15%) Solaris
17 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.11%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,625 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 804 (17.61%) MVC
3 781 (17.10%) Software Engineering
4 740 (16.21%) Web Development
5 681 (14.91%) OO
6 622 (13.62%) TDD
7 605 (13.25%) DevOps
8 595 (13.03%) OOP
9 541 (11.85%) Microservices
10 537 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 469 (10.27%) Scrum
12 391 (8.56%) E-Commerce
13 365 (7.99%) Test Automation
14 336 (7.36%) Computer Science
15 313 (6.86%) Mentoring
16 300 (6.57%) Front End Development
17 296 (6.48%) OO PHP
18 256 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
19 235 (5.15%) Fintech
20 230 (5.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,341 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 2,164 (47.39%) PHP
3 1,379 (30.20%) SQL
4 1,072 (23.48%) Java
5 892 (19.54%) Python
6 709 (15.53%) C#
7 363 (7.95%) Bash Shell
8 225 (4.93%) Ruby
9 182 (3.99%) PHP 7
10 178 (3.90%) C++
11 158 (3.46%) Go
11 158 (3.46%) Perl
12 144 (3.15%) Java 8
13 139 (3.04%) TypeScript
14 124 (2.72%) PowerShell
15 121 (2.65%) C
16 108 (2.37%) F#
17 107 (2.34%) ES6
18 95 (2.08%) T-SQL
19 90 (1.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 440 (9.64%) Degree
2 170 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.24%) HND
7 9 (0.20%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.18%) PhD
9 7 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.13%) OCP
11 5 (0.11%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.088%) CCNP
12 4 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.088%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (4.62%) QA
2 37 (0.81%) GDPR
3 30 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.37%) SLA
6 8 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.11%) HL7
7 5 (0.11%) WCAG
8 3 (0.066%) CDISC
9 2 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.044%) NCSC
9 2 (0.044%) NIST
10 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.022%) PMO
System Software
1 783 (17.15%) Docker
2 98 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 38 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (0.61%) KVM
6 25 (0.55%) vSphere
7 24 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.44%) NFS
9 18 (0.39%) XenApp
10 17 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.35%) Varnish
12 14 (0.31%) iptables
13 13 (0.28%) Samba
14 10 (0.22%) Xen
15 8 (0.18%) LXC
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.18%) Postfix
16 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.15%) Kamailio
16 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 422 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 242 (5.30%) Ansible
3 174 (3.81%) Puppet
4 149 (3.26%) Terraform
5 115 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (1.34%) Nagios
7 53 (1.16%) Grafana
8 39 (0.85%) Kibana
9 37 (0.81%) ZABBIX
10 31 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 19 (0.42%) Oozie
12 16 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 15 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (0.31%) Packer
15 12 (0.26%) SCOM
16 11 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
17 10 (0.22%) Cacti
17 10 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
18 9 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
19 8 (0.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 611 (13.38%) Oracle
2 308 (6.75%) Microsoft
3 285 (6.24%) Zend
4 197 (4.31%) Google
5 118 (2.58%) VMware
6 91 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 75 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 65 (1.42%) Sybase
9 59 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (1.27%) Adobe
11 56 (1.23%) Cisco
12 55 (1.20%) Tableau
13 33 (0.72%) New Relic
14 32 (0.70%) SAP
15 27 (0.59%) Xamarin
16 22 (0.48%) Talend
17 20 (0.44%) Citrix
17 20 (0.44%) HP
18 19 (0.42%) McAfee
19 18 (0.39%) Juniper