MySQL
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring MySQL skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited MySQL over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 180 167 90
Rank change year-on-year -13 -77 -17
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,384 1,773 6,701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 2.17% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.23% 10.34% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,186 2,612
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.82% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £73,563 £73,750
90th Percentile £78,875 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +11.11%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

MySQL falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,001 17,141 48,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.31% 21.00% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,803 11,990 21,295
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,625 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +8.25%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL.

Salary trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

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 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -5 1,246 £52,500 -4.55% 158
UK excluding London -30 1,096 £50,000 -3.85% 137
Work from Home -24 567 £55,000 -2.62% 92
North of England +15 341 £52,500 +5.00% 43
London -16 232 £66,000 -12.00% 28
South East -58 220 £52,500 +5.00% 38
North West +22 187 £55,000 - 24
Midlands -30 184 £50,000 -9.09% 23
South West -10 153 £50,000 - 17
Yorkshire +25 121 £51,500 +3.00% 10
West Midlands -26 109 £55,000 - 19
East of England -9 104 £47,500 -17.39% 17
East Midlands -40 70 £42,500 -19.05% 4
Scotland -67 61 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North East -15 35 £65,465 +63.66% 9
Wales +30 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland -2 5 £105,000 +180.00% 4

MySQL
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (5.20%) WordPress
2 51 (3.68%) Apache
3 50 (3.61%) CMS
4 44 (3.18%) nginx
5 22 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.45%) Confluence
6 20 (1.45%) Drupal
7 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Exchange
8 13 (0.94%) Moodle
9 12 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.72%) Totara
11 9 (0.65%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.65%) IIS
12 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.43%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.36%) SAS
15 4 (0.29%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.36%) SPSS
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.14%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.072%) Notion
Business Applications
1 26 (1.88%) Magento
2 13 (0.94%) Shopify
3 12 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.36%) Salesforce CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Maximo
6 3 (0.22%) iTrent
7 2 (0.14%) Relativity
7 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.072%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.072%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.072%) Ripple
8 1 (0.072%) Ripple XRP
8 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.072%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 518 (37.43%) AWS
2 214 (15.46%) Azure
3 112 (8.09%) SaaS
4 96 (6.94%) GitHub
5 85 (6.14%) GCP
6 81 (5.85%) Serverless
7 51 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
8 49 (3.54%) Amazon S3
9 48 (3.47%) Microsoft 365
10 42 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
11 32 (2.31%) Azure DevOps
12 30 (2.17%) GitHub Actions
12 30 (2.17%) Power Platform
13 20 (1.45%) PaaS
14 18 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (1.16%) Entra ID
15 16 (1.16%) Snowflake
16 15 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
16 15 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.73%) HTTP
2 22 (1.59%) LAN
2 22 (1.59%) WAN
3 19 (1.37%) Firewall
4 17 (1.23%) DNS
5 15 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.01%) VPN
7 12 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.72%) MQTT
9 9 (0.65%) Internet
10 8 (0.58%) SAN
11 7 (0.51%) SSH
12 6 (0.43%) DAB
12 6 (0.43%) FTP
12 6 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.36%) SD-WAN
13 5 (0.36%) SMS
13 5 (0.36%) SNMP
13 5 (0.36%) WLAN
14 4 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (17.41%) PostgreSQL
1 241 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 205 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 152 (10.98%) MongoDB
4 111 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 82 (5.92%) Redis
6 72 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
7 70 (5.06%) RDBMS
8 59 (4.26%) DynamoDB
9 58 (4.19%) MariaDB
10 51 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (2.24%) Amazon Aurora
14 29 (2.10%) Power BI
15 17 (1.23%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.01%) GIS
17 13 (0.94%) BigQuery
18 12 (0.87%) SQLite
18 12 (0.87%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 347 (25.07%) Git
2 76 (5.49%) JIRA
3 43 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.89%) Bitbucket
5 27 (1.95%) PHPUnit
6 26 (1.88%) Postman
7 23 (1.66%) GitLab
8 21 (1.52%) Maven
9 18 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.23%) Subversion
11 16 (1.16%) webpack
12 13 (0.94%) Selenium
13 8 (0.58%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.58%) Gradle
13 8 (0.58%) Grunt
13 8 (0.58%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.43%) Gatling
14 6 (0.43%) gulp
15 5 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 273 (19.73%) Social Skills
2 123 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (7.08%) Finance
4 57 (4.12%) Retail
5 56 (4.05%) Public Sector
6 51 (3.68%) Law
7 47 (3.40%) Marketing
8 45 (3.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 41 (2.96%) Tech for Good
10 39 (2.82%) Games
11 36 (2.60%) Banking
12 35 (2.53%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.73%) Telecoms
14 19 (1.37%) Legal
15 18 (1.30%) Investment Banking
15 18 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
16 17 (1.23%) Automotive
17 16 (1.16%) Publishing
18 13 (0.94%) Health Technology
19 12 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 794 (57.37%) Developer
2 334 (24.13%) PHP Developer
3 307 (22.18%) Senior
4 185 (13.37%) Senior Developer
5 182 (13.15%) Software Engineer
6 143 (10.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 112 (8.09%) Lead
8 97 (7.01%) Software Developer
9 79 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 76 (5.49%) Senior PHP Developer
11 75 (5.42%) DBA
12 63 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
13 46 (3.32%) Java Engineer
14 45 (3.25%) Lead Developer
15 44 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
16 41 (2.96%) Technical Leader
17 38 (2.75%) PHP Web Developer
18 36 (2.60%) Analyst
19 35 (2.53%) .NET Developer
20 33 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (32.15%) HTML
2 422 (30.49%) CSS
3 349 (25.22%) Laravel
4 278 (20.09%) React
5 172 (12.43%) .NET
6 165 (11.92%) RESTful
7 154 (11.13%) Node.js
8 151 (10.91%) Vue
9 128 (9.25%) jQuery
10 125 (9.03%) Symfony
11 123 (8.89%) AngularJS
12 104 (7.51%) Web Services
13 100 (7.23%) LAMP
14 97 (7.01%) REST
15 94 (6.79%) HTML5
16 80 (5.78%) Spring
17 73 (5.27%) Spring Boot
18 61 (4.41%) CSS3
19 58 (4.19%) JSON
20 56 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.41%) Cloud Native
2 53 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (3.32%) IoT
4 43 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.88%) Onboarding
8 23 (1.66%) Legacy Systems
9 22 (1.59%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.37%) Replication
10 19 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (1.30%) Product Ownership
12 17 (1.23%) Distributed Applications
12 17 (1.23%) Legacy Code
13 16 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.16%) Distributed Systems
14 15 (1.08%) e-Learning
14 15 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 280 (20.23%) Linux
2 117 (8.45%) Windows
3 48 (3.47%) Unix
4 42 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.02%) Android
6 27 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.88%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (1.01%) CentOS
12 12 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.51%) Debian
14 6 (0.43%) Rocky
14 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.22%) VMS
18 2 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (27.53%) Agile
2 335 (24.21%) Software Engineering
3 329 (23.77%) Problem-Solving
4 295 (21.32%) Full Stack Development
5 198 (14.31%) Web Development
6 185 (13.37%) DevOps
7 176 (12.72%) OOP
8 167 (12.07%) OO
9 159 (11.49%) MVC
10 150 (10.84%) CI/CD
11 144 (10.40%) Microservices
12 143 (10.33%) Computer Science
13 132 (9.54%) Mentoring
14 131 (9.47%) E-Commerce
15 129 (9.32%) User Experience
16 108 (7.80%) TDD
17 97 (7.01%) Clean Code
18 89 (6.43%) SDLC
19 86 (6.21%) Design Patterns
20 80 (5.78%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 632 (45.66%) PHP
2 583 (42.12%) JavaScript
3 406 (29.34%) SQL
4 220 (15.90%) Python
5 218 (15.75%) Java
6 183 (13.22%) C#
7 101 (7.30%) TypeScript
8 45 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 41 (2.96%) Bash
10 35 (2.53%) Go
11 30 (2.17%) Ruby
12 29 (2.10%) Perl
13 27 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.81%) C++
15 18 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.23%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.16%) C
18 15 (1.08%) Groovy
18 15 (1.08%) Scala
19 12 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 211 (15.25%) Degree
2 100 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.95%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.65%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.36%) MCSE
10 4 (0.29%) OCP
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.22%) CCNA
11 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.75%) QA
2 21 (1.52%) GDPR
3 16 (1.16%) Accessibility
4 7 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) HIPAA
4 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.072%) NCSC
6 1 (0.072%) NIST
6 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.072%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 182 (13.15%) Docker
2 48 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.65%) vSphere
7 5 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.36%) Firmware
7 5 (0.36%) NFS
8 4 (0.29%) pfSense
8 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.29%) XenApp
9 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.14%) Varnish
11 1 (0.072%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.072%) etcd
11 1 (0.072%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.072%) Postfix
11 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 139 (10.04%) Terraform
2 95 (6.86%) Kubernetes
3 38 (2.75%) Ansible
4 11 (0.79%) Nagios
4 11 (0.79%) Puppet
5 10 (0.72%) SCCM
6 8 (0.58%) Grafana
6 8 (0.58%) vCenter Server
7 7 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 7 (0.51%) Foglight
8 6 (0.43%) cPanel
8 6 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (0.36%) Plesk
10 4 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (0.29%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (0.29%) Kibana
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 115 (8.31%) Oracle
2 106 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.84%) VMware
4 52 (3.76%) Google
5 15 (1.08%) Cisco
6 14 (1.01%) Twitter
7 13 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.94%) Databricks
7 13 (0.94%) EMC
8 11 (0.79%) Veeam
8 11 (0.79%) WooCommerce
9 10 (0.72%) Salesforce
10 9 (0.65%) Aruba
10 9 (0.65%) Facebook
10 9 (0.65%) Fortinet
10 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.65%) SAP
10 9 (0.65%) SolarWinds
10 9 (0.65%) Zend
11 8 (0.58%) Talend