Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 64 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5,783 7,813 8,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.98% 4.53% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.17% 14.77% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,842 6,781 7,519
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 40,801 52,909 52,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.09% 30.68% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33,282 43,485 44,452
UK median annual salary £52,095 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.19% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.88% +1.20%

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Top 17 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 24 May 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
England -6 5,373 £47,500 +5.56% 423
UK excluding London -12 3,626 £42,500 +6.25% 343
London -11 2,043 £60,000 +4.35% 98
South East -20 1,127 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North of England -16 904 £43,000 +7.50% 127
North West -12 561 £45,000 +12.50% 90
South West -4 534 £41,250 +3.13% 44
Midlands -6 458 £40,000 +6.67% 77
West Midlands -6 334 £40,000 +6.67% 43
Yorkshire -34 302 £42,500 +6.25% 27
East of England +37 285 £45,000 - 29
Scotland +21 215 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East Midlands -27 124 £37,500 -11.76% 34
Wales +12 80 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North East -3 45 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Northern Ireland -10 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for MySQL.

1 2,928 (50.63%) JavaScript
2 2,667 (46.12%) PHP
3 2,284 (39.50%) HTML
4 2,215 (38.30%) CSS
5 1,963 (33.94%) Linux
6 1,834 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
7 1,685 (29.14%) SQL
8 1,506 (26.04%) Git (software)
9 1,479 (25.57%) Java
10 1,435 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
11 1,309 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 1,293 (22.36%) Python
13 1,083 (18.73%) MVC
14 994 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
15 975 (16.86%) jQuery
16 936 (16.19%) Software Engineering
17 920 (15.91%) Web Services
18 902 (15.60%) Web Development
19 899 (15.55%) Oracle
20 886 (15.32%) DevOps
21 876 (15.15%) Laravel
22 860 (14.87%) Docker
23 854 (14.77%) AngularJS
24 847 (14.65%) OO
25 835 (14.44%) LAMP
26 770 (13.31%) C#
27 747 (12.92%) OOP
28 721 (12.47%) MongoDB
29 711 (12.29%) Relational Database
30 707 (12.23%) Node.js

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
1 641 (11.08%) Apache
2 314 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 307 (5.31%) WordPress
4 269 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 259 (4.48%) nginx
6 251 (4.34%) CMS
7 187 (3.23%) Drupal
8 144 (2.49%) Apache Spark
9 133 (2.30%) JBoss
10 110 (1.90%) Confluence
11 101 (1.75%) WebLogic
12 76 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 73 (1.26%) IIS
14 72 (1.25%) WebSphere
15 69 (1.19%) SharePoint
16 49 (0.85%) Joomla!
17 46 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
18 43 (0.74%) OpenStack
19 31 (0.54%) Apache Pig
20 23 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (1.45%) Chatbot
2 51 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 40 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.29%) Sketch
7 11 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.17%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.12%) Weka
10 5 (0.086%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.069%) InDesign
11 4 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.069%) Notepad++
12 3 (0.052%) SPSS
12 3 (0.052%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.035%) Marvel
13 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.017%) InVision
Business Applications
1 268 (4.63%) Magento
2 61 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 27 (0.47%) Shopify
4 9 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.14%) osCommerce
6 5 (0.086%) CiviCRM
6 5 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.086%) Q-Pulse
6 5 (0.086%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.069%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.035%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.017%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.017%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1,435 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 557 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 348 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 302 (5.22%) SaaS
5 296 (5.12%) GitHub
6 193 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
7 154 (2.66%) Amazon S3
8 146 (2.52%) Serverless
9 139 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
10 91 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
11 89 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 87 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
13 73 (1.26%) npm
14 70 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 60 (1.04%) IaaS
16 57 (0.99%) OpenShift
17 52 (0.90%) PaaS
17 52 (0.90%) Power Platform
18 50 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 47 (0.81%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 177 (3.06%) DNS
2 166 (2.87%) Firewall
3 163 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 126 (2.18%) Internet
5 107 (1.85%) HTTP
6 66 (1.14%) Network Security
7 65 (1.12%) VPN
8 63 (1.09%) SSH
9 55 (0.95%) SAN
10 52 (0.90%) WAN
11 48 (0.83%) FTP
12 46 (0.80%) LAN
12 46 (0.80%) SSL
13 37 (0.64%) Intranet
14 34 (0.59%) SMTP
15 30 (0.52%) VLAN
16 28 (0.48%) HTTPS
17 26 (0.45%) DHCP
17 26 (0.45%) VoIP
18 24 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,309 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 994 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
3 721 (12.47%) MongoDB
4 711 (12.29%) Relational Database
5 685 (11.85%) NoSQL
6 401 (6.93%) Redis
7 259 (4.48%) Big Data
8 243 (4.20%) MariaDB
9 207 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 198 (3.42%) RDBMS
11 183 (3.16%) Hadoop
12 174 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
13 168 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 143 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
15 105 (1.82%) Oracle Database
16 101 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
17 88 (1.52%) Neo4j
17 88 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 84 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 75 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,506 (26.04%) Git (software)
2 510 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 324 (5.60%) JIRA
4 281 (4.86%) Subversion
5 231 (3.99%) Maven
6 179 (3.10%) Selenium
7 126 (2.18%) JUnit
8 124 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 120 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 117 (2.02%) PHPUnit
11 108 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 105 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 94 (1.63%) gulp
14 91 (1.57%) Vagrant
15 90 (1.56%) webpack
16 86 (1.49%) Bitbucket
16 86 (1.49%) Gradle
17 82 (1.42%) Ant
18 80 (1.38%) GitLab
19 66 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 684 (11.83%) Finance
2 350 (6.05%) Marketing
3 318 (5.50%) Retail
4 175 (3.03%) Banking
5 134 (2.32%) Games
6 96 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 71 (1.23%) Law
8 70 (1.21%) Advertising
9 58 (1.00%) Publishing
10 49 (0.85%) Back Office
11 44 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 43 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 40 (0.69%) Front Office
14 37 (0.64%) Legal
15 31 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.43%) Electronics
17 23 (0.40%) Automotive
18 19 (0.33%) Billing
19 16 (0.28%) Investment Banking
20 7 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,558 (61.53%) Developer
2 1,485 (25.68%) PHP Developer
3 535 (9.25%) Senior Developer
4 507 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 481 (8.32%) Software Engineer
6 389 (6.73%) Web Developer
7 370 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 328 (5.67%) Software Developer
9 261 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 249 (4.31%) Administrator
11 214 (3.70%) Junior
12 209 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
13 201 (3.48%) .NET Developer
14 181 (3.13%) DBA
15 179 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
16 176 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
17 174 (3.01%) C# Developer
18 172 (2.97%) Architect
18 172 (2.97%) Java Engineer
19 162 (2.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,284 (39.50%) HTML
2 2,215 (38.30%) CSS
3 975 (16.86%) jQuery
4 920 (15.91%) Web Services
5 876 (15.15%) Laravel
6 854 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 835 (14.44%) LAMP
8 707 (12.23%) Node.js
9 649 (11.22%) .NET
10 645 (11.15%) HTML5
11 603 (10.43%) Spring
12 592 (10.24%) RESTful
13 585 (10.12%) React
14 574 (9.93%) REST
15 450 (7.78%) CSS3
16 442 (7.64%) Symfony
17 394 (6.81%) XML
18 357 (6.17%) Vue.js
19 333 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
20 332 (5.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 306 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
2 265 (4.58%) User Experience
3 255 (4.41%) Fintech
4 239 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 231 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
7 171 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 155 (2.68%) Replication
9 125 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
10 97 (1.68%) Clustering
11 94 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 77 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
13 76 (1.31%) Cloud Native
14 71 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 71 (1.23%) Public Cloud
15 65 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 65 (1.12%) Management Information System
16 44 (0.76%) Digital Media
17 43 (0.74%) Private Cloud
18 42 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,963 (33.94%) Linux
2 597 (10.32%) Windows
3 391 (6.76%) Unix
4 257 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 238 (4.12%) CentOS
6 171 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 130 (2.25%) Debian
8 128 (2.21%) Android
9 126 (2.18%) Apple iOS
10 122 (2.11%) Windows Server
11 51 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 36 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.59%) Windows 10
14 31 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.26%) AIX
17 13 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.19%) FreeBSD
19 9 (0.16%) Solaris
19 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,834 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,083 (18.73%) MVC
3 936 (16.19%) Software Engineering
4 902 (15.60%) Web Development
5 886 (15.32%) DevOps
6 847 (14.65%) OO
7 747 (12.92%) OOP
8 707 (12.23%) TDD
9 692 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
10 597 (10.32%) Microservices
11 514 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 503 (8.70%) Scrum
13 498 (8.61%) Test Automation
14 463 (8.01%) E-Commerce
15 410 (7.09%) Computer Science
16 395 (6.83%) Open Source
17 385 (6.66%) Mentoring
18 321 (5.55%) Unit Testing
19 318 (5.50%) Front End Development
20 289 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,928 (50.63%) JavaScript
2 2,667 (46.12%) PHP
3 1,685 (29.14%) SQL
4 1,479 (25.57%) Java
5 1,293 (22.36%) Python
6 770 (13.31%) C#
7 474 (8.20%) Ruby
8 378 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 277 (4.79%) Java 8
10 257 (4.44%) Perl
11 207 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 194 (3.35%) C++
13 192 (3.32%) Shell Script
14 163 (2.82%) PHP 7
15 159 (2.75%) Go
16 155 (2.68%) TypeScript
17 139 (2.40%) Scala
18 122 (2.11%) PHP 5
19 115 (1.99%) ES6
20 90 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 455 (7.87%) Degree
2 179 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 129 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 49 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.54%) RHCE
7 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.36%) CCNA
10 21 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.35%) OCP
12 19 (0.33%) PhD
13 18 (0.31%) AWS Certification
13 18 (0.31%) CCNP
14 14 (0.24%) LPIC
14 14 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (0.22%) HND
15 13 (0.22%) RHCT
16 12 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (5.05%) QA
2 48 (0.83%) SLA
3 47 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (0.73%) GDPR
5 21 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.17%) HL7
8 8 (0.14%) PMO
9 5 (0.086%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.086%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
11 1 (0.017%) PSD2
11 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 860 (14.87%) Docker
2 182 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 77 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
6 52 (0.90%) Varnish
7 48 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 38 (0.66%) KVM
9 37 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.35%) HDFS
11 19 (0.33%) Apache Flume
12 18 (0.31%) iptables
12 18 (0.31%) Xen
13 15 (0.26%) vSphere
14 14 (0.24%) Postfix
15 13 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 12 (0.21%) vCloud
17 9 (0.16%) NFS
18 8 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 8 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 395 (6.83%) Kubernetes
2 390 (6.74%) Ansible
3 387 (6.69%) Puppet
4 260 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 241 (4.17%) Terraform
6 62 (1.07%) Nagios
7 54 (0.93%) HAProxy
8 46 (0.80%) Prometheus
9 43 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
9 43 (0.74%) ZABBIX
10 41 (0.71%) Grafana
11 38 (0.66%) Packer
12 37 (0.64%) Salt
13 35 (0.61%) Data Guard
14 34 (0.59%) logstash
15 32 (0.55%) Kibana
16 25 (0.43%) SCCM
17 24 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
18 18 (0.31%) Plesk
19 17 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 899 (15.55%) Oracle
2 397 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 344 (5.95%) Google
4 263 (4.55%) VMware
5 252 (4.36%) Zend
6 188 (3.25%) Red Hat
7 89 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 84 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 79 (1.37%) HP
10 74 (1.28%) Cisco
11 72 (1.25%) Tableau
12 64 (1.11%) IBM
13 51 (0.88%) Adobe
14 46 (0.80%) Dell
15 43 (0.74%) Talend
16 41 (0.71%) Sybase
17 36 (0.62%) Teradata
18 35 (0.61%) Citrix
18 35 (0.61%) Cloudera
19 33 (0.57%) SAP