Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6,162 8,380 8,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.07% 4.82% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.21% 15.78% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,132 7,214 7,613
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,525 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,175 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% 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 43,372 53,095 52,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.64% 30.52% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35,650 43,998 45,315
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 -11 5,684 £47,500 +5.56% 1,296
UK excluding London -12 3,812 £42,500 +6.25% 964
London -17 2,195 £60,000 +7.14% 408
South East -19 1,178 £45,000 +12.50% 206
North of England -11 877 £40,000 - 288
South West +15 688 £42,500 +13.33% 151
North West -11 538 £42,500 +3.66% 178
Midlands -52 421 £42,000 +20.00% 153
West Midlands -38 312 £43,250 +23.57% 95
East of England -18 310 £41,000 +2.50% 91
Yorkshire -12 294 £40,000 - 91
Scotland +68 255 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East Midlands -62 109 £33,250 -9.63% 57
Wales +9 61 £42,000 +16.67% 31
North East -11 45 £37,500 +15.38% 19
Northern Ireland +4 25 £50,000 +25.00% 8

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 3,121 (50.65%) JavaScript
2 2,777 (45.07%) PHP
3 2,455 (39.84%) HTML
4 2,337 (37.93%) CSS
5 2,213 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
6 2,175 (35.30%) Linux
7 1,896 (30.77%) SQL
8 1,780 (28.89%) Java
9 1,702 (27.62%) Git (software)
10 1,440 (23.37%) Amazon AWS
11 1,428 (23.17%) SQL Server
12 1,404 (22.78%) Python
13 1,197 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
14 1,125 (18.26%) jQuery
15 1,087 (17.64%) AngularJS
16 1,078 (17.49%) MVC
17 1,057 (17.15%) Oracle
18 1,010 (16.39%) Web Development
19 920 (14.93%) Software Engineering
20 907 (14.72%) Web Services
21 871 (14.14%) LAMP
22 860 (13.96%) DevOps
23 859 (13.94%) C#
24 856 (13.89%) Docker
25 833 (13.52%) MongoDB
26 830 (13.47%) Finance
27 807 (13.10%) NoSQL
28 796 (12.92%) Laravel
28 796 (12.92%) OO
29 791 (12.84%) Relational Database

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
1 720 (11.68%) Apache
2 403 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
3 364 (5.91%) CMS
4 307 (4.98%) WordPress
5 306 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 301 (4.88%) nginx
7 188 (3.05%) Drupal
8 140 (2.27%) Confluence
9 118 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 113 (1.83%) JBoss
11 103 (1.67%) IIS
12 81 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 70 (1.14%) SharePoint
14 59 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 58 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 55 (0.89%) OpenStack
17 52 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 49 (0.80%) MS Exchange
19 38 (0.62%) Apache Pig
20 24 (0.39%) Ethereum
Applications
1 99 (1.61%) Chatbot
2 60 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 57 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.19%) Weka
7 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.081%) HipChat
8 5 (0.081%) SPSS
9 3 (0.049%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.032%) Maya
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.016%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.016%) GIMP
11 1 (0.016%) InVision
Business Applications
1 225 (3.65%) Magento
2 28 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 10 (0.16%) Shopify
5 8 (0.13%) CiviCRM
6 6 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.081%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.049%) FastStats
9 3 (0.049%) Lorenzo
10 2 (0.032%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.032%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.032%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.032%) ScheduALL
11 1 (0.016%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1,440 (23.37%) Amazon AWS
2 537 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 276 (4.48%) GitHub
3 276 (4.48%) SaaS
4 266 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 197 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 147 (2.39%) Amazon S3
7 121 (1.96%) Serverless
8 91 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 90 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 81 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 73 (1.18%) PaaS
12 68 (1.10%) npm
13 67 (1.09%) Office 365
14 63 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
15 62 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 62 (1.01%) IaaS
16 45 (0.73%) Route 53
17 43 (0.70%) Google Analytics
18 42 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.46%) Internet
2 152 (2.47%) DNS
3 123 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 122 (1.98%) Firewall
5 95 (1.54%) HTTP
6 87 (1.41%) SSL
7 55 (0.89%) Network Security
8 54 (0.88%) SSH
9 49 (0.80%) VLAN
10 48 (0.78%) LAN
10 48 (0.78%) WAN
11 47 (0.76%) VPN
12 36 (0.58%) SAN
13 35 (0.57%) DHCP
13 35 (0.57%) VoIP
14 34 (0.55%) FTP
15 25 (0.41%) RTMP
15 25 (0.41%) RTSP
16 22 (0.36%) Intranet
16 22 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,428 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 1,197 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
3 833 (13.52%) MongoDB
4 807 (13.10%) NoSQL
5 791 (12.84%) Relational Database
6 377 (6.12%) Redis
7 306 (4.97%) MariaDB
8 278 (4.51%) Big Data
9 253 (4.11%) Hadoop
10 247 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 211 (3.42%) RDBMS
12 203 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 180 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
14 171 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
15 114 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 104 (1.69%) DB2
17 102 (1.66%) Apache Hive
18 101 (1.64%) Oracle Database
19 89 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 75 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,702 (27.62%) Git (software)
2 664 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 352 (5.71%) JIRA
4 325 (5.27%) Maven
5 280 (4.54%) Subversion
6 192 (3.12%) JUnit
7 189 (3.07%) Selenium
8 159 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 140 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 140 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 137 (2.22%) PHPUnit
11 125 (2.03%) gulp
12 121 (1.96%) Bitbucket
13 113 (1.83%) Grunt
14 106 (1.72%) webpack
15 103 (1.67%) Gradle
16 101 (1.64%) Vagrant
17 91 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 76 (1.23%) Visual Studio
19 75 (1.22%) git-flow
General
1 830 (13.47%) Finance
2 365 (5.92%) Marketing
3 340 (5.52%) Retail
4 192 (3.12%) Banking
5 163 (2.65%) Games
6 127 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 106 (1.72%) Advertising
8 77 (1.25%) Publishing
9 75 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 55 (0.89%) Electronics
11 51 (0.83%) Law
12 49 (0.80%) Legal
13 34 (0.55%) Back Office
14 31 (0.50%) Automotive
15 29 (0.47%) Billing
16 26 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.36%) Front Office
17 22 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.34%) Military
19 13 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3,835 (62.24%) Developer
2 1,397 (22.67%) PHP Developer
3 691 (11.21%) Senior Developer
4 642 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 489 (7.94%) Web Developer
6 429 (6.96%) Software Engineer
7 397 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 348 (5.65%) Software Developer
9 267 (4.33%) Administrator
10 255 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 250 (4.06%) Architect
12 232 (3.77%) Junior
13 224 (3.64%) Senior PHP Developer
14 207 (3.36%) .NET Developer
14 207 (3.36%) Backend Developer
14 207 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
15 202 (3.28%) DBA
16 199 (3.23%) Python Developer
17 196 (3.18%) Lead Developer
18 191 (3.10%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,455 (39.84%) HTML
2 2,337 (37.93%) CSS
3 1,125 (18.26%) jQuery
4 1,087 (17.64%) AngularJS
5 907 (14.72%) Web Services
6 871 (14.14%) LAMP
7 796 (12.92%) Laravel
8 789 (12.80%) HTML5
9 747 (12.12%) Node.js
10 723 (11.73%) .NET
11 680 (11.04%) Spring
12 662 (10.74%) RESTful
13 618 (10.03%) React
14 586 (9.51%) REST
15 569 (9.23%) CSS3
16 531 (8.62%) XML
17 450 (7.30%) Symfony
18 415 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 413 (6.70%) Hibernate
20 411 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 340 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (4.90%) User Experience
3 298 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 262 (4.25%) Fintech
5 242 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
6 206 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 200 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 127 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 127 (2.06%) Replication
9 115 (1.87%) Clustering
10 110 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 95 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 93 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 76 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 52 (0.84%) Public Cloud
15 48 (0.78%) Cloud Native
16 45 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
17 38 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
18 36 (0.58%) Bitcoin
19 34 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2,175 (35.30%) Linux
2 705 (11.44%) Windows
3 406 (6.59%) Unix
4 198 (3.21%) CentOS
5 182 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 173 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 171 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 151 (2.45%) Android
9 144 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.43%) Debian
11 54 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 30 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (0.47%) Solaris
15 24 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.32%) VMS
17 19 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.28%) FreeBSD
19 14 (0.23%) CoreOS
20 13 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,213 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,078 (17.49%) MVC
3 1,010 (16.39%) Web Development
4 920 (14.93%) Software Engineering
5 860 (13.96%) DevOps
6 796 (12.92%) OO
7 752 (12.20%) TDD
8 659 (10.69%) OOP
9 653 (10.60%) Scrum
10 651 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
11 642 (10.42%) Microservices
12 576 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 576 (9.35%) E-Commerce
13 519 (8.42%) Computer Science
14 466 (7.56%) Test Automation
15 459 (7.45%) Open Source
16 458 (7.43%) Mentoring
17 384 (6.23%) Front End Development
18 329 (5.34%) BDD
19 326 (5.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,121 (50.65%) JavaScript
2 2,777 (45.07%) PHP
3 1,896 (30.77%) SQL
4 1,780 (28.89%) Java
5 1,404 (22.78%) Python
6 859 (13.94%) C#
7 450 (7.30%) Ruby
8 391 (6.35%) Bash Shell
9 321 (5.21%) Java 8
10 278 (4.51%) C++
11 251 (4.07%) PowerShell
12 245 (3.98%) Perl
13 202 (3.28%) Go
14 191 (3.10%) ES6
15 168 (2.73%) TypeScript
16 155 (2.52%) T-SQL
17 150 (2.43%) Scala
18 148 (2.40%) PHP 7
19 145 (2.35%) Shell Script
20 138 (2.24%) C
Qualifications
1 665 (10.79%) Degree
2 275 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 37 (0.60%) CCNA
8 34 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
10 27 (0.44%) AWS Certification
11 25 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 25 (0.41%) MCSE
12 22 (0.36%) RHCA
13 21 (0.34%) CISSP
14 20 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.31%) SSCP
16 17 (0.28%) GIAC
16 17 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
16 17 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
16 17 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (3.51%) QA
2 64 (1.04%) GDPR
3 57 (0.93%) SLA
4 56 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.19%) PMO
9 6 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.049%) HL7
12 2 (0.032%) WCAG
12 2 (0.032%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 1 (0.016%) COBIT
13 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.016%) PSD2
System Software
1 856 (13.89%) Docker
2 206 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 84 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 52 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (0.80%) HDFS
7 43 (0.70%) Varnish
8 34 (0.55%) KVM
9 31 (0.50%) vSphere
10 29 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.41%) Apache Flume
12 21 (0.34%) Xen
13 20 (0.32%) iptables
14 18 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 18 (0.29%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.18%) LXC
15 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.15%) NFS
17 8 (0.13%) pfSense
18 7 (0.11%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 480 (7.79%) Ansible
2 474 (7.69%) Puppet
3 322 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 320 (5.19%) Kubernetes
5 163 (2.65%) Terraform
6 67 (1.09%) HAProxy
7 66 (1.07%) Nagios
8 63 (1.02%) Salt
9 56 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
10 54 (0.88%) ZABBIX
11 47 (0.76%) Prometheus
12 43 (0.70%) Kibana
13 36 (0.58%) logstash
14 33 (0.54%) Packer
15 26 (0.42%) Grafana
16 23 (0.37%) Rancher
17 21 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
18 18 (0.29%) Mesos
19 16 (0.26%) Graphite
19 16 (0.26%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 1,057 (17.15%) Oracle
2 479 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 330 (5.36%) Google
4 283 (4.59%) VMware
5 262 (4.25%) Zend
6 213 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 117 (1.90%) Tableau
8 115 (1.87%) Atlassian
9 92 (1.49%) Cisco
10 71 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 68 (1.10%) New Relic
12 66 (1.07%) SAP
13 63 (1.02%) IBM
14 53 (0.86%) Adobe
15 50 (0.81%) Sybase
16 47 (0.76%) Splunk
17 45 (0.73%) HP
18 43 (0.70%) Cloudera
19 37 (0.60%) Citrix
19 37 (0.60%) Talend