Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 5,351 7,049 8,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.85% 4.23% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.21% 14.24% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,576 6,070 7,238
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,713
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.72%

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 37,647 49,485 54,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.06% 29.72% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,738 40,368 44,486
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -4 5,021 £47,500 +4.40% 1,137
UK excluding London -5 3,577 £42,500 - 908
London -15 1,690 £62,500 +4.17% 290
South East -13 1,126 £45,000 +5.88% 183
North of England -13 895 £42,500 +6.25% 298
Midlands +19 549 £40,000 - 163
North West -11 517 £42,500 +6.25% 166
South West -15 470 £40,000 - 118
West Midlands +13 352 £40,000 - 83
Yorkshire -25 323 £40,000 +6.67% 104
East of England +30 279 £47,500 +18.75% 85
East Midlands +27 194 £37,500 - 80
Scotland +7 169 £42,500 -15.00% 38
Wales +3 80 £33,750 -15.63% 22
North East +2 55 £45,000 +20.00% 28
Northern Ireland 0 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,535 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 2,457 (45.92%) PHP
3 2,003 (37.43%) HTML
4 1,932 (36.11%) CSS
5 1,778 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1,676 (31.32%) Linux
7 1,419 (26.52%) SQL
8 1,417 (26.48%) Git (software)
9 1,271 (23.75%) AWS
10 1,265 (23.64%) Java
11 1,148 (21.45%) Python
12 1,066 (19.92%) SQL Server
13 1,006 (18.80%) MVC
14 965 (18.03%) jQuery
15 918 (17.16%) Web Development
15 918 (17.16%) Docker
16 882 (16.48%) Laravel
17 850 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
18 844 (15.77%) DevOps
19 788 (14.73%) Software Engineering
20 759 (14.18%) OO
21 755 (14.11%) Oracle
22 750 (14.02%) C#
23 739 (13.81%) AngularJS
24 700 (13.08%) OOP
25 686 (12.82%) TDD
26 682 (12.75%) Node.js
27 650 (12.15%) Relational Database
27 650 (12.15%) Web Services
28 649 (12.13%) .NET

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
1 443 (8.28%) Apache
2 351 (6.56%) WordPress
3 270 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
4 213 (3.98%) Tomcat
5 200 (3.74%) CMS
6 192 (3.59%) nginx
7 163 (3.05%) Drupal
8 120 (2.24%) JBoss
9 108 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 89 (1.66%) IIS
11 80 (1.50%) Apache Solr
12 79 (1.48%) Confluence
13 71 (1.33%) WebLogic
14 56 (1.05%) Joomla!
15 51 (0.95%) SharePoint
16 42 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
17 34 (0.64%) OpenStack
18 33 (0.62%) WebSphere
19 28 (0.52%) MS Exchange
20 18 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 54 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.22%) Sketch
7 10 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.19%) InDesign
8 9 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.056%) CATIA
12 2 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.037%) SPSS
13 1 (0.019%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 210 (3.92%) Magento
2 60 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 35 (0.65%) Shopify
4 10 (0.19%) OpenCart
5 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.13%) Q-Pulse
6 7 (0.13%) Sage CRM
7 6 (0.11%) PolarLake
7 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.075%) Cisco SocialMiner
9 4 (0.075%) CiviCRM
9 4 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.056%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.037%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,271 (23.75%) AWS
2 555 (10.37%) Azure
3 387 (7.23%) SaaS
4 347 (6.48%) GCP
5 233 (4.35%) GitHub
6 163 (3.05%) Serverless
7 139 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
8 122 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
9 106 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 106 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 84 (1.57%) Power Platform
11 79 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
12 77 (1.44%) IaaS
13 66 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
14 62 (1.16%) OpenShift
15 61 (1.14%) PaaS
16 56 (1.05%) npm
17 39 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 39 (0.73%) Office 365
18 38 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 149 (2.78%) Internet
3 146 (2.73%) HTTP
4 139 (2.60%) Firewall
5 117 (2.19%) DNS
6 54 (1.01%) VPN
7 50 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 49 (0.92%) Network Security
9 43 (0.80%) SMTP
10 39 (0.73%) WAN
11 38 (0.71%) SSL
12 35 (0.65%) LAN
13 34 (0.64%) Extranet
14 33 (0.62%) SAN
15 32 (0.60%) SNMP
16 31 (0.58%) SSH
17 26 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
17 26 (0.49%) Intranet
17 26 (0.49%) IPsec
17 26 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,066 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 850 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
3 650 (12.15%) Relational Database
4 630 (11.77%) MongoDB
5 573 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 276 (5.16%) Redis
7 217 (4.06%) MariaDB
8 212 (3.96%) RDBMS
9 195 (3.64%) Big Data
10 144 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
11 130 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 120 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 112 (2.09%) Amazon Aurora
14 107 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
15 100 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 91 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 89 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 76 (1.42%) Power BI
19 70 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 68 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,417 (26.48%) Git (software)
2 426 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 305 (5.70%) JIRA
4 231 (4.32%) Subversion
5 184 (3.44%) Maven
6 174 (3.25%) Selenium
7 129 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 121 (2.26%) PHPUnit
9 120 (2.24%) Eclipse
10 108 (2.02%) JUnit
11 97 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 90 (1.68%) Vagrant
12 90 (1.68%) webpack
13 89 (1.66%) GitLab
14 84 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 76 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 68 (1.27%) Gradle
17 67 (1.25%) Visual Studio
18 63 (1.18%) gulp
19 60 (1.12%) Ant
General
1 648 (12.11%) Finance
2 312 (5.83%) Retail
3 284 (5.31%) Marketing
4 171 (3.20%) Banking
5 116 (2.17%) Games
6 79 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.08%) Advertising
9 56 (1.05%) Public Sector
10 47 (0.88%) Law
11 44 (0.82%) Front Office
12 41 (0.77%) Publishing
13 39 (0.73%) Automotive
14 37 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.43%) Back Office
15 23 (0.43%) Electronics
15 23 (0.43%) Legal
16 17 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,442 (64.32%) Developer
2 1,467 (27.42%) PHP Developer
3 616 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 473 (8.84%) Java Developer
5 405 (7.57%) Software Engineer
6 337 (6.30%) Software Developer
7 335 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 316 (5.91%) Web Developer
9 278 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 221 (4.13%) Senior PHP Developer
11 215 (4.02%) .NET Developer
12 200 (3.74%) Python Developer
13 181 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 174 (3.25%) Junior
15 165 (3.08%) Administrator
16 161 (3.01%) Java Engineer
17 156 (2.92%) Lead Developer
18 153 (2.86%) Analyst
19 152 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
20 134 (2.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,003 (37.43%) HTML
2 1,932 (36.11%) CSS
3 965 (18.03%) jQuery
4 882 (16.48%) Laravel
5 739 (13.81%) AngularJS
6 682 (12.75%) Node.js
7 650 (12.15%) Web Services
8 649 (12.13%) .NET
9 621 (11.61%) LAMP
10 611 (11.42%) REST
11 610 (11.40%) React
12 536 (10.02%) Spring
13 530 (9.90%) HTML5
14 470 (8.78%) Symfony
15 466 (8.71%) RESTful
16 386 (7.21%) XML
17 374 (6.99%) JSON
18 352 (6.58%) CSS3
19 333 (6.22%) Vue.js
20 314 (5.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 296 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
1 296 (5.53%) Mobile App
2 234 (4.37%) User Experience
3 220 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 149 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 146 (2.73%) Replication
7 106 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
8 95 (1.78%) Clustering
9 88 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 68 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 65 (1.21%) Cloud Native
12 63 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 59 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 54 (1.01%) Data Centre
15 50 (0.93%) Management Information System
16 48 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
17 47 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
18 38 (0.71%) Social Media
19 30 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,676 (31.32%) Linux
2 539 (10.07%) Windows
3 329 (6.15%) Unix
4 204 (3.81%) CentOS
5 185 (3.46%) Ubuntu
6 141 (2.64%) Android
7 137 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 134 (2.50%) Windows Server
9 113 (2.11%) Debian
10 75 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 29 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 26 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (0.45%) AIX
15 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.22%) Solaris
18 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.075%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,778 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,006 (18.80%) MVC
3 918 (17.16%) Web Development
4 844 (15.77%) DevOps
5 788 (14.73%) Software Engineering
6 759 (14.18%) OO
7 700 (13.08%) OOP
8 686 (12.82%) TDD
9 578 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
10 548 (10.24%) Microservices
11 462 (8.63%) Scrum
12 447 (8.35%) E-Commerce
13 425 (7.94%) Test Automation
14 401 (7.49%) Computer Science
15 398 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
16 340 (6.35%) Unit Testing
17 310 (5.79%) Mentoring
17 310 (5.79%) OO PHP
18 287 (5.36%) Open Source
19 271 (5.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,535 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 2,457 (45.92%) PHP
3 1,419 (26.52%) SQL
4 1,265 (23.64%) Java
5 1,148 (21.45%) Python
6 750 (14.02%) C#
7 401 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 400 (7.48%) Ruby
9 210 (3.92%) Java 8
10 197 (3.68%) Perl
11 190 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 189 (3.53%) TypeScript
13 151 (2.82%) Go
13 151 (2.82%) PHP 7
14 113 (2.11%) C++
15 99 (1.85%) C
16 98 (1.83%) PHP 5
17 87 (1.63%) ES6
17 87 (1.63%) T-SQL
18 86 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 477 (8.91%) Degree
2 189 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 37 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 28 (0.52%) PhD
7 24 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.43%) RHCE
9 18 (0.34%) CCNP
10 14 (0.26%) CCNA
11 13 (0.24%) LPIC
12 12 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 12 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.22%) RHCT
13 11 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.19%) CCDP
15 7 (0.13%) Master's Degree
16 6 (0.11%) MCSE
16 6 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
16 6 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (4.41%) QA
2 38 (0.71%) GDPR
3 33 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.28%) SLA
6 5 (0.093%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.075%) HL7
7 4 (0.075%) PMO
8 1 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.019%) PSD2
8 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 918 (17.16%) Docker
2 111 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 52 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 39 (0.73%) KVM
8 37 (0.69%) Varnish
9 26 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.32%) vSphere
11 16 (0.30%) iptables
12 12 (0.22%) Xen
13 11 (0.21%) Postfix
14 10 (0.19%) DRBD
14 10 (0.19%) GlusterFS
14 10 (0.19%) XenApp
15 9 (0.17%) vCloud
16 8 (0.15%) Ceph
17 7 (0.13%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 467 (8.73%) Kubernetes
2 358 (6.69%) Ansible
3 323 (6.04%) Puppet
4 294 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
5 234 (4.37%) Terraform
6 79 (1.48%) Nagios
7 68 (1.27%) ZABBIX
8 62 (1.16%) Grafana
9 47 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 44 (0.82%) HAProxy
11 42 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
12 29 (0.54%) Kibana
13 26 (0.49%) Packer
14 21 (0.39%) SCCM
15 18 (0.34%) Icinga
15 18 (0.34%) Rancher
16 15 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
17 14 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
18 13 (0.24%) Istio
Vendors
1 755 (14.11%) Oracle
2 369 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 290 (5.42%) Google
4 266 (4.97%) Zend
5 140 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 135 (2.52%) VMware
7 79 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (1.35%) Tableau
9 54 (1.01%) Adobe
9 54 (1.01%) Sybase
10 52 (0.97%) Cisco
11 45 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 42 (0.78%) IBM
13 38 (0.71%) Sun
14 34 (0.64%) HP
15 28 (0.52%) Apple
15 28 (0.52%) Dell
16 27 (0.50%) SAP
17 24 (0.45%) Splunk
18 23 (0.43%) Percona