Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 52 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -9
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8613 9852 10656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.89% 5.01% 4.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.92% 16.70% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7443 8739 9232
UK median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,713 £68,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% +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 54094 58998 68754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.74% 29.99% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44880 50389 57983
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 -4 8217 £44,000 -2.22% 637
UK excluding London -6 5373 £38,000 -1.30% 427
London -9 3076 £57,500 +4.55% 225
North of England 0 1505 £38,500 +2.67% 141
South East -13 1490 £41,500 -2.35% 102
Midlands -1 982 £35,000 +4.67% 87
North West -8 845 £40,000 +6.67% 86
West Midlands -1 694 £35,000 +7.69% 46
South West -5 617 £37,500 - 45
Yorkshire +7 607 £37,500 - 50
East of England +10 533 £37,500 -6.25% 37
East Midlands +14 288 £35,000 -12.50% 41
Scotland +21 163 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Wales -18 77 £40,000 +6.67% 5
North East -6 53 £35,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -22 4 £35,750 +21.19% 1
Isle of Man -2 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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 4186 (48.60%) PHP
2 4139 (48.06%) JavaScript
3 3647 (42.34%) HTML
4 3442 (39.96%) CSS
5 3375 (39.18%) Linux
6 3084 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
7 2512 (29.17%) Java
8 2437 (28.29%) SQL
9 2237 (25.97%) Git (software)
10 1935 (22.47%) jQuery
11 1859 (21.58%) SQL Server
12 1741 (20.21%) MVC
13 1629 (18.91%) Web Development
14 1547 (17.96%) LAMP
15 1514 (17.58%) Apache
16 1457 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
17 1434 (16.65%) Python
18 1422 (16.51%) OO
19 1418 (16.46%) Oracle
20 1359 (15.78%) TDD
21 1300 (15.09%) DevOps
22 1294 (15.02%) HTML5
23 1291 (14.99%) Web Services
24 1231 (14.29%) AngularJS
25 1177 (13.67%) MongoDB
26 1114 (12.93%) Scrum
27 1086 (12.61%) Software Engineering
28 1067 (12.39%) Degree
29 1048 (12.17%) NoSQL
30 1032 (11.98%) Spring

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 1514 (17.58%) Apache
2 741 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 502 (5.83%) WordPress
4 469 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
5 463 (5.38%) CMS
6 460 (5.34%) nginx
7 363 (4.21%) Drupal
8 318 (3.69%) JBoss
9 225 (2.61%) OpenStack
10 222 (2.58%) IIS
11 213 (2.47%) Apache Solr
12 201 (2.33%) Apache Spark
13 189 (2.19%) WebLogic
14 163 (1.89%) WebSphere
15 151 (1.75%) Confluence
16 143 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 110 (1.28%) Jetty
18 62 (0.72%) Joomla!
19 60 (0.70%) MS Exchange
20 53 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 160 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 91 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 59 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 34 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 20 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.13%) InDesign
10 9 (0.10%) SPSS
11 5 (0.058%) HipChat
12 4 (0.046%) GIMP
13 3 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.023%) Weka
15 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 377 (4.38%) Magento
2 40 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 14 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.093%) FastStats
8 8 (0.093%) Movex
8 8 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.093%) Shopify
9 7 (0.081%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 6 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.070%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.058%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.046%) Odoo
12 4 (0.046%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.035%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1457 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 493 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 383 (4.45%) SaaS
4 321 (3.73%) GitHub
5 195 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 140 (1.63%) Amazon S3
6 140 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 110 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 100 (1.16%) PaaS
9 90 (1.04%) IaaS
10 83 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 75 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
12 46 (0.53%) Google Analytics
13 41 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
14 38 (0.44%) Office 365
15 37 (0.43%) Route 53
16 36 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 33 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 26 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 314 (3.65%) Firewall
2 294 (3.41%) DNS
3 253 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 241 (2.80%) HTTP
5 240 (2.79%) Internet
6 160 (1.86%) VPN
7 154 (1.79%) SAN
8 112 (1.30%) SSL
9 90 (1.04%) WAN
10 82 (0.95%) SSH
11 79 (0.92%) LDAP
12 75 (0.87%) DHCP
12 75 (0.87%) Network Security
13 68 (0.79%) LAN
14 55 (0.64%) VLAN
15 53 (0.62%) SMTP
16 52 (0.60%) FTP
17 51 (0.59%) AMQP
18 45 (0.52%) SMS
19 42 (0.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1859 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 1177 (13.67%) MongoDB
3 1048 (12.17%) NoSQL
4 1004 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
5 857 (9.95%) Relational Database
6 482 (5.60%) Redis
7 434 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 370 (4.30%) Big Data
9 342 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 304 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 241 (2.80%) MariaDB
12 227 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 207 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 190 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
15 168 (1.95%) Oracle Database
16 153 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 144 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
18 132 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 118 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 104 (1.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2237 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 845 (9.81%) Jenkins
3 684 (7.94%) Subversion
4 534 (6.20%) JIRA
5 383 (4.45%) Maven
6 331 (3.84%) Selenium
7 275 (3.19%) JUnit
8 267 (3.10%) gulp
9 228 (2.65%) PHPUnit
10 193 (2.24%) Eclipse
11 189 (2.19%) Grunt
12 181 (2.10%) Vagrant
12 181 (2.10%) Visual Studio
13 171 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 138 (1.60%) Gradle
15 128 (1.49%) webpack
16 123 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 110 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 108 (1.25%) Bitbucket
19 105 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 980 (11.38%) Finance
2 721 (8.37%) Marketing
3 505 (5.86%) Retail
4 305 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 270 (3.13%) Electronics
6 267 (3.10%) Banking
7 259 (3.01%) Games
8 214 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 201 (2.33%) Advertising
10 125 (1.45%) Legal
11 99 (1.15%) Back Office
12 98 (1.14%) Automotive
13 69 (0.80%) Billing
14 67 (0.78%) Publishing
15 54 (0.63%) Front Office
16 34 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 30 (0.35%) Law
19 28 (0.33%) Investment Banking
20 21 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 5643 (65.52%) Developer
2 2410 (27.98%) PHP Developer
3 1035 (12.02%) Java Developer
4 1007 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 791 (9.18%) Web Developer
6 591 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 500 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 461 (5.35%) Software Developer
9 460 (5.34%) MySQL Developer
10 413 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 397 (4.61%) PHP Web Developer
12 389 (4.52%) Senior PHP Developer
13 381 (4.42%) Administrator
14 380 (4.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 348 (4.04%) Software Engineer
16 343 (3.98%) HTML Developer
17 341 (3.96%) Junior
18 295 (3.43%) .NET Developer
19 294 (3.41%) Lead Developer
20 287 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3647 (42.34%) HTML
2 3442 (39.96%) CSS
3 1935 (22.47%) jQuery
4 1547 (17.96%) LAMP
5 1294 (15.02%) HTML5
6 1291 (14.99%) Web Services
7 1231 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 1032 (11.98%) Spring
9 986 (11.45%) Laravel
10 981 (11.39%) .NET
11 955 (11.09%) XML
12 835 (9.69%) REST
13 801 (9.30%) Symfony
14 799 (9.28%) Node.js
15 786 (9.13%) CSS3
16 660 (7.66%) Hibernate
17 648 (7.52%) RESTful
18 624 (7.24%) SOAP
19 601 (6.98%) JSON
20 531 (6.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 757 (8.79%) Computer Science
2 494 (5.74%) User Experience
3 463 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 431 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 326 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
6 248 (2.88%) Fintech
7 211 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
8 203 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 190 (2.21%) Data Centre
10 163 (1.89%) Replication
11 143 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 140 (1.63%) iPad
13 127 (1.47%) Clustering
14 118 (1.37%) Management Information System
15 98 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 74 (0.86%) N-Tier
17 67 (0.78%) Social Media
18 56 (0.65%) Blog
19 53 (0.62%) Digital Media
20 50 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3375 (39.18%) Linux
2 932 (10.82%) Windows
3 589 (6.84%) Unix
4 398 (4.62%) CentOS
5 382 (4.44%) Android
6 349 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 339 (3.94%) Apple iOS
8 270 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 241 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 197 (2.29%) Debian
11 119 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 110 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (0.79%) Solaris
14 33 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (0.35%) HPUX
15 30 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.28%) AIX
17 19 (0.22%) VMS
18 18 (0.21%) Windows 10
19 16 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3084 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1741 (20.21%) MVC
3 1629 (18.91%) Web Development
4 1422 (16.51%) OO
5 1359 (15.78%) TDD
6 1300 (15.09%) DevOps
7 1114 (12.93%) Scrum
8 1086 (12.61%) Software Engineering
9 1019 (11.83%) E-Commerce
10 995 (11.55%) OOP
11 926 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
12 631 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
13 617 (7.16%) Mentoring
14 581 (6.75%) Open Source
15 579 (6.72%) Test Automation
16 536 (6.22%) Microservices
17 471 (5.47%) Front End Development
18 470 (5.46%) SDLC
19 462 (5.36%) Kanban
20 453 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4186 (48.60%) PHP
2 4139 (48.06%) JavaScript
3 2512 (29.17%) Java
4 2437 (28.29%) SQL
5 1434 (16.65%) Python
6 873 (10.14%) C#
7 687 (7.98%) Bash Shell
8 673 (7.81%) Ruby
9 556 (6.46%) Perl
10 353 (4.10%) C++
11 296 (3.44%) PowerShell
12 262 (3.04%) C
13 248 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 241 (2.80%) PHP 5
15 219 (2.54%) Scala
16 192 (2.23%) Shell Script
17 189 (2.19%) PHP 7
18 181 (2.10%) VB.NET
19 169 (1.96%) Go
20 137 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1067 (12.39%) Degree
2 430 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 53 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.37%) CCNA
6 32 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (0.35%) RHCE
8 24 (0.28%) ISEB
9 22 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.23%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.23%) MCTS
10 20 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
11 19 (0.22%) MCITP
12 17 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 15 (0.17%) MCSE
14 14 (0.16%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.15%) A+ Certification
16 12 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (4.90%) QA
2 91 (1.06%) SLA
3 64 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 45 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 33 (0.38%) GCP
6 30 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.28%) GDPR
8 9 (0.10%) HL7
8 9 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.081%) WAI
9 7 (0.081%) WCAG
10 5 (0.058%) COBIT
10 5 (0.058%) PMO
11 4 (0.046%) DICOM
11 4 (0.046%) SSAE 16
12 3 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.035%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 854 (9.92%) Docker
2 303 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 110 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 100 (1.16%) KVM
6 92 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 84 (0.98%) Varnish
8 65 (0.75%) NFS
9 62 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (0.71%) Xen
11 48 (0.56%) vSphere
12 45 (0.52%) XenServer
13 36 (0.42%) iptables
14 30 (0.35%) Postfix
15 29 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
16 28 (0.33%) Samba
16 28 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
17 25 (0.29%) XenApp
18 23 (0.27%) HDFS
18 23 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 869 (10.09%) Puppet
2 617 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
3 590 (6.85%) Ansible
4 251 (2.91%) Nagios
5 202 (2.35%) Kubernetes
6 103 (1.20%) logstash
7 102 (1.18%) Terraform
8 96 (1.11%) HAProxy
9 93 (1.08%) Salt
10 92 (1.07%) Kibana
11 90 (1.04%) ZABBIX
12 62 (0.72%) Grafana
13 45 (0.52%) Capistrano
13 45 (0.52%) cPanel
14 38 (0.44%) Graphite
15 34 (0.39%) Cacti
16 32 (0.37%) Icinga
17 30 (0.35%) CFEngine
18 29 (0.34%) SELinux
19 27 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1418 (16.46%) Oracle
2 673 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 575 (6.68%) Zend
4 504 (5.85%) VMware
5 358 (4.16%) Red Hat
6 286 (3.32%) Google
7 194 (2.25%) SAP
8 156 (1.81%) Cisco
9 154 (1.79%) IBM
10 109 (1.27%) HP
10 109 (1.27%) Splunk
11 96 (1.11%) Adobe
12 85 (0.99%) Tableau
13 73 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 73 (0.85%) Citrix
14 71 (0.82%) New Relic
15 66 (0.77%) Apple
16 61 (0.71%) NetApp
17 60 (0.70%) Sybase
18 51 (0.59%) hybris