Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 7,183 4,542 3,074
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.00% 4.25% 3.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.40% 15.36% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,718 3,234 2,654
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,875 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%

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 49,874 29,569 21,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.77% 27.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21,275 20,456 17,599
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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 -15 5,702 £55,000 +10.00% 424
Work from Home -22 3,661 £55,000 +15.79% 232
London +6 3,185 £67,500 -3.57% 141
UK excluding London -38 2,611 £50,000 +11.11% 309
South East -18 814 £52,500 +8.25% 46
North of England -39 719 £52,500 +22.09% 98
South West -35 406 £47,500 +11.76% 52
North West -35 395 £55,000 +22.22% 49
Midlands -69 274 £47,500 +18.75% 61
Yorkshire -44 270 £55,000 +27.91% 39
East of England -5 249 £55,000 +4.76% 22
West Midlands -73 173 £48,500 +14.12% 38
Scotland -75 118 £47,500 - 17
East Midlands -57 101 £47,500 +26.67% 23
North East -1 54 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Wales -40 38 £55,000 +33.33% 13
Northern Ireland -60 3 £41,750 -24.09%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 3,384 (47.11%) JavaScript
2 3,367 (46.87%) Agile
3 3,254 (45.30%) AWS
4 2,622 (36.50%) PHP
5 2,546 (35.44%) Docker
6 2,429 (33.82%) SQL
7 2,282 (31.77%) React
8 2,235 (31.12%) Git (software)
9 2,213 (30.81%) Java
10 2,199 (30.61%) PostgreSQL
11 2,185 (30.42%) Python
12 2,114 (29.43%) CSS
13 2,037 (28.36%) Software Engineering
14 1,995 (27.77%) CI/CD
15 1,970 (27.43%) HTML
16 1,730 (24.08%) Full Stack Development
17 1,729 (24.07%) Microservices
18 1,704 (23.72%) DevOps
19 1,666 (23.19%) Node.js
20 1,663 (23.15%) Linux
21 1,634 (22.75%) Social Skills
22 1,601 (22.29%) Kubernetes
23 1,521 (21.17%) TDD
24 1,465 (20.40%) Relational Database
25 1,398 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
26 1,383 (19.25%) Finance
27 1,355 (18.86%) Azure
28 1,346 (18.74%) SQL Server
29 1,285 (17.89%) Test Automation
30 1,283 (17.86%) MongoDB

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
1 549 (7.64%) Apache
2 334 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 316 (4.40%) WordPress
4 248 (3.45%) nginx
5 240 (3.34%) Confluence
6 225 (3.13%) CMS
7 118 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
8 113 (1.57%) Drupal
9 73 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 73 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 55 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 42 (0.58%) Ethereum
12 41 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
13 38 (0.53%) Luigi
14 33 (0.46%) SharePoint
15 32 (0.45%) IIS
16 29 (0.40%) Moodle
17 27 (0.38%) Headless CMS
18 24 (0.33%) Jupyter
19 23 (0.32%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 55 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.13%) InVision
7 7 (0.097%) FileZilla
8 6 (0.084%) Sketch
8 6 (0.084%) SPSS
9 5 (0.070%) Maya
10 4 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.014%) InDesign
11 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.014%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 113 (1.57%) Magento
2 44 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 22 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 22 (0.31%) Shopify
5 19 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.18%) Ripple
6 13 (0.18%) Ripple XRP
7 8 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.097%) MetaTrader
8 7 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.097%) R3 Corda
9 5 (0.070%) FastStats
10 4 (0.056%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.042%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.028%) Elite 3E
12 2 (0.028%) Relativity
12 2 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.028%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3,254 (45.30%) AWS
2 1,355 (18.86%) Azure
3 1,152 (16.04%) Serverless
4 1,099 (15.30%) GCP
5 880 (12.25%) AWS Lambda
6 754 (10.50%) GitHub
7 712 (9.91%) SaaS
8 518 (7.21%) Amazon SQS
9 465 (6.47%) Amazon S3
10 453 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
11 307 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 279 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
13 266 (3.70%) AWS Fargate
14 249 (3.47%) OpenShift
15 206 (2.87%) Azure DevOps
16 197 (2.74%) Cloud Functions
17 170 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
18 161 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 159 (2.21%) npm
20 136 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 359 (5.00%) Internet
2 193 (2.69%) HTTP
3 176 (2.45%) DNS
4 157 (2.19%) Firewall
5 118 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 66 (0.92%) VPN
7 42 (0.58%) WAN
8 41 (0.57%) FTP
9 38 (0.53%) DHCP
9 38 (0.53%) LAN
10 34 (0.47%) MQTT
10 34 (0.47%) SSL
11 31 (0.43%) Intranet
11 31 (0.43%) NFC
12 27 (0.38%) SSH
13 26 (0.36%) 5G
14 22 (0.31%) SAN
15 21 (0.29%) Broadband
15 21 (0.29%) SMS
16 20 (0.28%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,199 (30.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1,465 (20.40%) Relational Database
3 1,346 (18.74%) SQL Server
4 1,283 (17.86%) MongoDB
5 1,114 (15.51%) NoSQL
6 944 (13.14%) Redis
7 666 (9.27%) DynamoDB
8 587 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
9 436 (6.07%) Amazon RDS
10 418 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 365 (5.08%) Amazon Aurora
12 337 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
13 320 (4.45%) Big Data
14 312 (4.34%) MariaDB
15 311 (4.33%) RDBMS
16 262 (3.65%) BigQuery
17 215 (2.99%) Flink
18 214 (2.98%) Hadoop
19 209 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
20 147 (2.05%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2,235 (31.12%) Git (software)
2 980 (13.64%) JIRA
3 855 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 443 (6.17%) GitLab
5 378 (5.26%) Maven
6 371 (5.16%) Bitbucket
7 283 (3.94%) Gradle
8 276 (3.84%) Subversion
9 270 (3.76%) Selenium
10 263 (3.66%) webpack
11 239 (3.33%) JUnit
12 203 (2.83%) Ant
13 186 (2.59%) Cypress.io
14 183 (2.55%) PHPUnit
15 154 (2.14%) CircleCI
16 132 (1.84%) Babel
17 99 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 99 (1.38%) Travis CI
18 96 (1.34%) SonarQube
19 90 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 1,634 (22.75%) Social Skills
2 1,383 (19.25%) Finance
3 713 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
4 571 (7.95%) Marketing
5 569 (7.92%) Retail
6 455 (6.33%) Games
7 355 (4.94%) Manufacturing
8 229 (3.19%) Law
9 187 (2.60%) Banking
10 186 (2.59%) Advertising
11 184 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 175 (2.44%) Public Sector
13 150 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 147 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
15 143 (1.99%) Telecoms
16 129 (1.80%) Automotive
17 123 (1.71%) Publishing
18 108 (1.50%) Legal
19 104 (1.45%) Financial Institution
20 85 (1.18%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 3,232 (45.00%) Developer
2 1,267 (17.64%) Software Engineer
3 751 (10.46%) Senior Developer
4 678 (9.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 657 (9.15%) PHP Developer
6 536 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 447 (6.22%) Java Engineer
8 433 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 419 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 323 (4.50%) Senior Java Engineer
11 295 (4.11%) Backend Developer
12 289 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 238 (3.31%) Data Engineer
14 198 (2.76%) Web Developer
15 188 (2.62%) Analyst
16 187 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 168 (2.34%) Architect
18 163 (2.27%) DBA
18 163 (2.27%) React Developer
19 148 (2.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,282 (31.77%) React
2 2,114 (29.43%) CSS
3 1,970 (27.43%) HTML
4 1,666 (23.19%) Node.js
5 1,203 (16.75%) Laravel
6 1,160 (16.15%) RESTful
7 1,088 (15.15%) REST
8 923 (12.85%) Spring
9 899 (12.52%) .NET
10 759 (10.57%) AngularJS
11 686 (9.55%) Spring Boot
12 683 (9.51%) Symfony
13 643 (8.95%) Vue.js
14 630 (8.77%) jQuery
15 617 (8.59%) LAMP
16 571 (7.95%) Kafka
17 563 (7.84%) GraphQL
18 530 (7.38%) HTML5
19 500 (6.96%) React Native
20 482 (6.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 654 (9.10%) User Experience
2 581 (8.09%) Mobile App
3 372 (5.18%) Data Structures
4 367 (5.11%) Algorithms
5 341 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
6 330 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
7 316 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
8 242 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
8 242 (3.37%) Life Science
9 230 (3.20%) Cloud Native
10 140 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 119 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 119 (1.66%) NHS
12 112 (1.56%) Virtual Team
13 106 (1.48%) Replication
14 101 (1.41%) Blockchain
15 97 (1.35%) Social Media
16 95 (1.32%) Legacy Code
17 84 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
18 75 (1.04%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1,663 (23.15%) Linux
2 554 (7.71%) Unix
3 536 (7.46%) Windows
4 305 (4.25%) Android
5 281 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 259 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 160 (2.23%) CentOS
8 130 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 112 (1.56%) Debian
10 81 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
12 40 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 39 (0.54%) Windows 10
14 30 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
15 26 (0.36%) Solaris
16 15 (0.21%) VMS
17 14 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
19 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,367 (46.87%) Agile
2 2,037 (28.36%) Software Engineering
3 1,995 (27.77%) CI/CD
4 1,730 (24.08%) Full Stack Development
5 1,729 (24.07%) Microservices
6 1,704 (23.72%) DevOps
7 1,521 (21.17%) TDD
8 1,398 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
9 1,285 (17.89%) Test Automation
10 1,068 (14.87%) Mentoring
11 990 (13.78%) Scrum
12 903 (12.57%) OO
13 872 (12.14%) Computer Science
14 842 (11.72%) OOP
15 840 (11.69%) MVC
16 806 (11.22%) BDD
17 772 (10.75%) Analytics
18 760 (10.58%) Web Development
19 673 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
20 663 (9.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3,384 (47.11%) JavaScript
2 2,622 (36.50%) PHP
3 2,429 (33.82%) SQL
4 2,213 (30.81%) Java
5 2,185 (30.42%) Python
6 1,221 (17.00%) TypeScript
7 707 (9.84%) C#
8 683 (9.51%) Go
9 587 (8.17%) Ruby
10 471 (6.56%) Bash
11 387 (5.39%) PowerShell
12 360 (5.01%) Perl
13 338 (4.71%) Shell Script
14 328 (4.57%) ES6
15 277 (3.86%) C++
16 206 (2.87%) Scala
17 195 (2.71%) Kotlin
18 148 (2.06%) C
19 95 (1.32%) T-SQL
20 83 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 1,009 (14.05%) Degree
2 523 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 89 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 68 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 39 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 37 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
8 33 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 28 (0.39%) AWS Certification
11 23 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (0.32%) MCSE
12 19 (0.26%) MCSA
12 19 (0.26%) Postgraduate
13 18 (0.25%) CCNA
14 17 (0.24%) PhD
15 15 (0.21%) HND
16 13 (0.18%) HNC
17 11 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (6.04%) QA
2 192 (2.67%) Accessibility
3 75 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 74 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (0.99%) GDPR
6 47 (0.65%) SLA
7 28 (0.39%) IEC 62304
8 27 (0.38%) ISO 13485
9 24 (0.33%) HL7
10 22 (0.31%) FATCA
11 18 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.21%) PCI DSS
13 11 (0.15%) SOC 2
14 9 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 8 (0.11%) WCAG
16 7 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.070%) NIST
17 5 (0.070%) SOC 1
18 4 (0.056%) COBIT
18 4 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2,546 (35.44%) Docker
2 138 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 41 (0.57%) KVM
5 38 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 33 (0.46%) Xen
7 28 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.29%) Firmware
10 20 (0.28%) vSphere
11 17 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 16 (0.22%) LXC
13 13 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 13 (0.18%) HDFS
14 11 (0.15%) etcd
15 10 (0.14%) Varnish
16 9 (0.13%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.11%) NFS
17 8 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,601 (22.29%) Kubernetes
2 735 (10.23%) Terraform
3 516 (7.18%) Ansible
4 320 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
5 319 (4.44%) Grafana
6 316 (4.40%) Puppet
7 180 (2.51%) Prometheus
8 121 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
9 108 (1.50%) Kibana
10 73 (1.02%) ZABBIX
11 69 (0.96%) HAProxy
12 48 (0.67%) logstash
12 48 (0.67%) Nagios
13 47 (0.65%) Istio
14 42 (0.58%) Opsgenie
15 31 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
16 28 (0.39%) MIIS
16 28 (0.39%) Pingdom
17 23 (0.32%) Proxmox
18 17 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,140 (15.87%) Google
2 620 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 615 (8.56%) Oracle
4 219 (3.05%) Zend
5 194 (2.70%) VMware
6 179 (2.49%) New Relic
7 127 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 104 (1.45%) Apple
9 95 (1.32%) Splunk
10 91 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 84 (1.17%) Atlassian
12 76 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 76 (1.06%) Spotify
13 71 (0.99%) WooCommerce
14 67 (0.93%) Teradata
15 62 (0.86%) Cisco
16 61 (0.85%) Sun
17 55 (0.77%) SAP
18 48 (0.67%) Sybase
19 45 (0.63%) Talend