Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8,340 8,502 10,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.81% 4.87% 4.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.71% 16.28% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7,179 7,499 8,788
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 53,077 52,208 66,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.60% 29.91% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44,059 44,703 55,762
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 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 -3 8,019 £45,000 - 1,451
UK excluding London -6 5,321 £40,000 - 1,071
London -10 2,867 £55,500 +0.91% 439
South East -4 1,742 £40,000 -11.11% 254
North of England -2 1,401 £40,000 +6.67% 363
Midlands +5 1,007 £35,000 -6.67% 159
North West -8 862 £40,500 +8.00% 224
West Midlands +13 719 £35,000 -6.67% 81
South West +1 561 £37,500 -6.25% 135
Yorkshire +5 462 £40,000 +13.98% 116
East of England -5 435 £40,000 -6.98% 100
East Midlands -9 288 £36,792 +2.20% 77
Scotland -67 112 £42,500 - 33
North East -18 71 £32,500 -1.52% 23
Wales -23 61 £36,750 +5.00% 23
Northern Ireland -28 12 £40,000 +26.98% 4

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4,317 (51.76%) PHP
2 4,259 (51.07%) JavaScript
3 3,541 (42.46%) HTML
4 3,297 (39.53%) CSS
5 3,130 (37.53%) Linux
6 3,083 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
7 2,454 (29.42%) SQL
8 2,377 (28.50%) Java
9 2,007 (24.06%) Git (software)
10 1,944 (23.31%) jQuery
11 1,803 (21.62%) Web Development
12 1,732 (20.77%) MVC
13 1,610 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 1,551 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
15 1,475 (17.69%) Python
16 1,356 (16.26%) LAMP
17 1,343 (16.10%) AngularJS
18 1,312 (15.73%) Apache
19 1,281 (15.36%) Oracle
20 1,277 (15.31%) OO
21 1,231 (14.76%) TDD
22 1,192 (14.29%) Laravel
23 1,190 (14.27%) OOP
24 1,186 (14.22%) HTML5
25 1,148 (13.76%) Web Services
26 1,081 (12.96%) NoSQL
27 1,068 (12.81%) DevOps
28 1,062 (12.73%) Software Engineering
29 1,043 (12.51%) Finance
30 1,023 (12.27%) PostgreSQL

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 1,312 (15.73%) Apache
2 537 (6.44%) CMS
3 536 (6.43%) WordPress
4 507 (6.08%) Tomcat
5 446 (5.35%) nginx
6 384 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
7 343 (4.11%) Drupal
8 183 (2.19%) Confluence
9 174 (2.09%) JBoss
10 173 (2.07%) IIS
11 164 (1.97%) Apache Spark
12 154 (1.85%) OpenStack
13 122 (1.46%) Apache Solr
14 89 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 89 (1.07%) WebSphere
15 65 (0.78%) Joomla!
16 56 (0.67%) SharePoint
17 55 (0.66%) MS Exchange
18 50 (0.60%) Jetty
19 38 (0.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 143 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 116 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 63 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 55 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
6 36 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 32 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.12%) HipChat
10 7 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.072%) Weka
12 3 (0.036%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.036%) GIMP
12 3 (0.036%) SPSS
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 398 (4.77%) Magento
2 43 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 31 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
4 19 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 17 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.11%) CiviCRM
9 8 (0.096%) OpenCart
10 7 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.060%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.048%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.048%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.048%) Shopify
12 4 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.048%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,551 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 546 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 388 (4.65%) SaaS
4 315 (3.78%) GitHub
5 187 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 180 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 140 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 133 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
9 73 (0.88%) npm
10 69 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
11 67 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 61 (0.73%) Google Analytics
13 58 (0.70%) PaaS
14 49 (0.59%) IaaS
15 48 (0.58%) Route 53
16 45 (0.54%) Office 365
17 43 (0.52%) Slack
18 42 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 41 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
20 40 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 285 (3.42%) Firewall
2 278 (3.33%) DNS
2 278 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 249 (2.99%) Internet
4 245 (2.94%) HTTP
5 148 (1.77%) SSL
6 133 (1.59%) VPN
7 94 (1.13%) SAN
8 75 (0.90%) SSH
9 66 (0.79%) SMS
10 64 (0.77%) Network Security
11 62 (0.74%) DHCP
12 55 (0.66%) Intranet
13 53 (0.64%) FTP
14 52 (0.62%) AMQP
15 43 (0.52%) SNMP
16 41 (0.49%) VoIP
17 40 (0.48%) Broadband
17 40 (0.48%) WAN
18 38 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,610 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 1,081 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 1,023 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
4 939 (11.26%) MongoDB
5 718 (8.61%) Relational Database
6 440 (5.28%) Redis
7 350 (4.20%) Big Data
8 297 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 296 (3.55%) Hadoop
10 262 (3.14%) MariaDB
11 205 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 179 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 172 (2.06%) Oracle Database
14 167 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 144 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 130 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
17 125 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 95 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 94 (1.13%) DB2
20 90 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2,007 (24.06%) Git (software)
2 701 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 666 (7.99%) Subversion
4 537 (6.44%) JIRA
5 382 (4.58%) Maven
6 300 (3.60%) PHPUnit
7 256 (3.07%) Selenium
8 233 (2.79%) JUnit
9 195 (2.34%) gulp
10 170 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 164 (1.97%) Grunt
12 163 (1.95%) Eclipse
13 152 (1.82%) Vagrant
14 124 (1.49%) TeamCity
15 121 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 112 (1.34%) Visual Studio
17 105 (1.26%) webpack
18 93 (1.12%) Bitbucket
19 76 (0.91%) Gradle
19 76 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,043 (12.51%) Finance
2 488 (5.85%) Marketing
3 467 (5.60%) Retail
4 344 (4.12%) Advertising
5 280 (3.36%) Games
6 270 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 214 (2.57%) Banking
8 118 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 100 (1.20%) Electronics
10 97 (1.16%) Back Office
11 79 (0.95%) Legal
12 68 (0.82%) Billing
13 66 (0.79%) Publishing
14 60 (0.72%) Automotive
15 37 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.42%) Front Office
17 28 (0.34%) Law
18 25 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 17 (0.20%) Investment Banking
19 17 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 5,486 (65.78%) Developer
2 2,518 (30.19%) PHP Developer
3 991 (11.88%) Senior Developer
4 889 (10.66%) Java Developer
5 813 (9.75%) Web Developer
6 464 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 437 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 429 (5.14%) Software Developer
9 415 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
10 411 (4.93%) PHP Web Developer
11 408 (4.89%) Administrator
12 361 (4.33%) Software Engineer
13 359 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
14 345 (4.14%) MySQL Developer
15 324 (3.88%) Junior
16 298 (3.57%) Lead Developer
17 272 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 271 (3.25%) Junior Developer
19 265 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
20 250 (3.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,541 (42.46%) HTML
2 3,297 (39.53%) CSS
3 1,944 (23.31%) jQuery
4 1,356 (16.26%) LAMP
5 1,343 (16.10%) AngularJS
6 1,192 (14.29%) Laravel
7 1,186 (14.22%) HTML5
8 1,148 (13.76%) Web Services
9 957 (11.47%) Symfony
10 943 (11.31%) Spring
11 924 (11.08%) Node.js
12 826 (9.90%) XML
13 791 (9.48%) REST
14 760 (9.11%) .NET
15 743 (8.91%) CSS3
16 654 (7.84%) RESTful
17 610 (7.31%) SOAP
18 596 (7.15%) React
19 575 (6.89%) JSON
20 538 (6.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 598 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 438 (5.25%) Mobile App
3 435 (5.22%) User Experience
4 351 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 343 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
6 334 (4.00%) Fintech
7 251 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
8 225 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 180 (2.16%) Data Centre
10 135 (1.62%) Replication
11 127 (1.52%) Clustering
12 116 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 97 (1.16%) Public Cloud
14 92 (1.10%) Management Information System
15 83 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 75 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 69 (0.83%) BBC
18 68 (0.82%) Social Media
19 56 (0.67%) Digital Media
20 53 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3,130 (37.53%) Linux
2 873 (10.47%) Windows
3 604 (7.24%) Unix
4 399 (4.78%) CentOS
5 321 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 291 (3.49%) Android
7 227 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 199 (2.39%) Debian
9 189 (2.27%) Windows Server
10 173 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (0.82%) Solaris
11 68 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 30 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.32%) Windows 10
16 21 (0.25%) FreeBSD
16 21 (0.25%) VMS
17 19 (0.23%) HPUX
18 18 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,083 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,803 (21.62%) Web Development
3 1,732 (20.77%) MVC
4 1,277 (15.31%) OO
5 1,231 (14.76%) TDD
6 1,190 (14.27%) OOP
7 1,068 (12.81%) DevOps
8 1,062 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 986 (11.82%) E-Commerce
10 975 (11.69%) Scrum
11 771 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 614 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 606 (7.27%) Front End Development
14 571 (6.85%) Test Automation
15 563 (6.75%) Open Source
16 510 (6.12%) SDLC
17 507 (6.08%) BDD
18 505 (6.06%) Microservices
19 467 (5.60%) Analytics
20 452 (5.42%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4,317 (51.76%) PHP
2 4,259 (51.07%) JavaScript
3 2,454 (29.42%) SQL
4 2,377 (28.50%) Java
5 1,475 (17.69%) Python
6 841 (10.08%) C#
7 733 (8.79%) Ruby
8 551 (6.61%) Bash Shell
9 443 (5.31%) Perl
10 361 (4.33%) C++
11 250 (3.00%) C
12 244 (2.93%) Go
13 232 (2.78%) Scala
14 220 (2.64%) PowerShell
15 213 (2.55%) T-SQL
16 208 (2.49%) Shell Script
17 205 (2.46%) PHP 5
18 202 (2.42%) PHP 7
19 144 (1.73%) ES6
20 103 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 898 (10.77%) Degree
2 296 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 158 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 62 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.40%) CISSP
6 33 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 32 (0.38%) CCNA
7 32 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (0.37%) ISEB
9 28 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 26 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 25 (0.30%) OCP
12 23 (0.28%) MCSE
13 22 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 20 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
15 18 (0.22%) CISM
15 18 (0.22%) HND
16 17 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (3.76%) QA
2 70 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 47 (0.56%) SLA
4 41 (0.49%) GCP
5 38 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.19%) GDPR
9 10 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 6 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.060%) HL7
12 4 (0.048%) COBIT
13 3 (0.036%) DICOM
13 3 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.036%) WAI
14 2 (0.024%) MiFID
15 1 (0.012%) EMIR
15 1 (0.012%) TickIT
15 1 (0.012%) WCAG
System Software
1 898 (10.77%) Docker
2 252 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 70 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 64 (0.77%) iptables
5 64 (0.77%) KVM
5 64 (0.77%) vSphere
6 59 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 33 (0.40%) Varnish
10 28 (0.34%) Samba
10 28 (0.34%) Xen
11 25 (0.30%) NFS
12 24 (0.29%) HDFS
13 17 (0.20%) Postfix
14 14 (0.17%) VMware NSX
15 13 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (0.14%) Kamailio
17 10 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 683 (8.19%) Puppet
2 575 (6.89%) Ansible
3 486 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
4 292 (3.50%) Kubernetes
5 192 (2.30%) Nagios
6 128 (1.53%) Terraform
7 82 (0.98%) HAProxy
8 61 (0.73%) Salt
9 54 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 49 (0.59%) Kibana
11 43 (0.52%) Cacti
11 43 (0.52%) logstash
12 36 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
13 35 (0.42%) Grafana
14 24 (0.29%) Icinga
14 24 (0.29%) Rancher
15 23 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
16 21 (0.25%) Packer
17 20 (0.24%) SCCM
18 18 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,281 (15.36%) Oracle
2 616 (7.39%) Zend
3 583 (6.99%) Microsoft
4 459 (5.50%) Google
5 396 (4.75%) VMware
6 326 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 118 (1.41%) Cisco
8 114 (1.37%) Adobe
9 100 (1.20%) Twitter
10 98 (1.18%) Splunk
11 88 (1.06%) SAP
12 87 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 86 (1.03%) IBM
14 80 (0.96%) Apple
15 73 (0.88%) Atlassian
16 63 (0.76%) Tableau
17 56 (0.67%) New Relic
18 55 (0.66%) HP
19 53 (0.64%) Sybase
20 50 (0.60%) NetApp