Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 64 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 6,824 8,539 9,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.19% 4.74% 4.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.38% 15.68% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,790 7,323 8,280
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +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 47,455 54,462 56,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.11% 30.22% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39,041 44,823 48,223
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -9 6,361 £46,000 +5.14% 1,371
UK excluding London -3 4,295 £42,500 +7.59% 1,041
London -14 2,348 £58,000 +5.45% 415
South East +6 1,438 £44,000 +3.53% 208
North of England -9 1,036 £40,000 - 330
South West +22 694 £42,000 +12.00% 150
North West -14 596 £40,000 - 191
Midlands -39 508 £40,000 +14.29% 161
Yorkshire -7 373 £39,000 +4.00% 104
West Midlands -41 342 £42,500 +21.43% 100
East of England -24 331 £40,000 +8.84% 109
Scotland +53 219 £47,500 +21.79% 53
East Midlands -38 164 £35,000 - 61
North East -2 67 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Wales +11 66 £40,000 +3.90% 27
Northern Ireland +3 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 3,380 (49.53%) JavaScript
2 3,153 (46.20%) PHP
3 2,802 (41.06%) HTML
4 2,616 (38.34%) CSS
5 2,454 (35.96%) Linux
6 2,316 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2,221 (32.55%) SQL
8 1,968 (28.84%) Java
9 1,848 (27.08%) Git (software)
10 1,527 (22.38%) Python
11 1,512 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
12 1,500 (21.98%) SQL Server
13 1,374 (20.13%) jQuery
14 1,231 (18.04%) MVC
15 1,218 (17.85%) Web Development
16 1,142 (16.74%) Oracle
17 1,124 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
18 1,112 (16.30%) AngularJS
19 1,044 (15.30%) Finance
20 933 (13.67%) Software Engineering
21 920 (13.48%) HTML5
22 915 (13.41%) OO
23 908 (13.31%) LAMP
24 906 (13.28%) Docker
25 903 (13.23%) C#
26 897 (13.14%) DevOps
27 885 (12.97%) Laravel
28 883 (12.94%) MongoDB
29 844 (12.37%) NoSQL
30 838 (12.28%) Node.js

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
1 808 (11.84%) Apache
2 408 (5.98%) CMS
3 367 (5.38%) WordPress
4 355 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
4 355 (5.20%) Tomcat
5 282 (4.13%) nginx
6 208 (3.05%) Drupal
7 135 (1.98%) Confluence
8 116 (1.70%) IIS
9 115 (1.69%) JBoss
10 105 (1.54%) Apache Spark
11 72 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 70 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 62 (0.91%) Apache Pig
14 61 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 59 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 56 (0.82%) Ethereum
17 48 (0.70%) WebLogic
18 47 (0.69%) WebSphere
19 39 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 63 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (0.62%) Chatbot
5 30 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.10%) Weka
9 5 (0.073%) GIMP
9 5 (0.073%) HipChat
9 5 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.044%) InDesign
10 3 (0.044%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.044%) SPSS
11 2 (0.029%) Maya
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.015%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 219 (3.21%) Magento
2 30 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 15 (0.22%) Shopify
5 12 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 7 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.088%) SDL Web 8
10 5 (0.073%) CiviCRM
10 5 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.059%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.059%) TRIRIGA
12 3 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.044%) SAP ERP
13 2 (0.029%) Lorenzo
13 2 (0.029%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1,512 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
2 594 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 324 (4.75%) SaaS
4 312 (4.57%) GitHub
5 249 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 230 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
7 169 (2.48%) Amazon S3
8 127 (1.86%) Serverless
9 106 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 97 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 91 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 90 (1.32%) Office 365
13 74 (1.08%) PaaS
14 69 (1.01%) IaaS
15 65 (0.95%) npm
16 55 (0.81%) Google Analytics
17 52 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 47 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 46 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
20 44 (0.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 229 (3.36%) Internet
2 177 (2.59%) DNS
3 164 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 150 (2.20%) Firewall
5 135 (1.98%) HTTP
6 113 (1.66%) SSL
7 57 (0.84%) SAN
8 52 (0.76%) LAN
9 51 (0.75%) WAN
10 47 (0.69%) VPN
11 46 (0.67%) Network Security
12 44 (0.64%) DHCP
13 41 (0.60%) VoIP
14 40 (0.59%) NAS
15 37 (0.54%) SMS
15 37 (0.54%) SSH
16 35 (0.51%) VLAN
17 23 (0.34%) FTP
18 22 (0.32%) RTSP
18 22 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,500 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 1,124 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
3 883 (12.94%) MongoDB
4 844 (12.37%) NoSQL
5 775 (11.36%) Relational Database
6 381 (5.58%) Redis
7 299 (4.38%) Big Data
8 288 (4.22%) MariaDB
9 284 (4.16%) Hadoop
10 215 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 212 (3.11%) RDBMS
12 207 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 204 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
14 195 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
15 158 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 128 (1.88%) Oracle Database
17 113 (1.66%) Apache Hive
18 111 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 107 (1.57%) DB2
20 102 (1.49%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,848 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 730 (10.70%) Jenkins
3 393 (5.76%) JIRA
4 385 (5.64%) Subversion
5 361 (5.29%) Maven
6 233 (3.41%) Selenium
7 222 (3.25%) JUnit
8 183 (2.68%) Eclipse
9 169 (2.48%) PHPUnit
10 163 (2.39%) Bitbucket
11 158 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 129 (1.89%) gulp
13 127 (1.86%) Cucumber
14 120 (1.76%) Vagrant
15 112 (1.64%) webpack
16 111 (1.63%) Grunt
17 110 (1.61%) git-flow
18 96 (1.41%) TeamCity
19 92 (1.35%) Gradle
20 86 (1.26%) Mocha
General
1 1,044 (15.30%) Finance
2 401 (5.88%) Retail
3 378 (5.54%) Marketing
4 269 (3.94%) Banking
5 187 (2.74%) Games
6 159 (2.33%) Advertising
7 158 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 85 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 67 (0.98%) Publishing
10 57 (0.84%) Law
11 54 (0.79%) Electronics
12 51 (0.75%) Back Office
13 49 (0.72%) Automotive
14 46 (0.67%) Legal
15 33 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.44%) Front Office
17 28 (0.41%) Billing
18 26 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.26%) Hindi Language
19 18 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4,320 (63.31%) Developer
2 1,596 (23.39%) PHP Developer
3 796 (11.66%) Senior Developer
4 739 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 581 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 444 (6.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 392 (5.74%) Software Developer
8 380 (5.57%) Software Engineer
9 309 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
10 280 (4.10%) Junior
11 260 (3.81%) Administrator
12 259 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
13 257 (3.77%) Backend Developer
13 257 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
14 247 (3.62%) Senior PHP Developer
15 236 (3.46%) Junior Developer
16 233 (3.41%) Architect
17 229 (3.36%) .NET Developer
18 221 (3.24%) DBA
19 218 (3.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,802 (41.06%) HTML
2 2,616 (38.34%) CSS
3 1,374 (20.13%) jQuery
4 1,112 (16.30%) AngularJS
5 920 (13.48%) HTML5
6 908 (13.31%) LAMP
7 885 (12.97%) Laravel
8 838 (12.28%) Node.js
9 835 (12.24%) Web Services
10 793 (11.62%) .NET
11 751 (11.01%) Spring
12 657 (9.63%) React
13 652 (9.55%) CSS3
14 631 (9.25%) RESTful
15 621 (9.10%) REST
16 579 (8.48%) XML
17 519 (7.61%) Symfony
18 470 (6.89%) JSON
19 458 (6.71%) SOAP
20 454 (6.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 603 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 396 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 360 (5.28%) User Experience
4 317 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 291 (4.26%) Fintech
6 270 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
7 263 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 249 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
9 179 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
10 132 (1.93%) Management Information System
11 117 (1.71%) Replication
12 111 (1.63%) Algorithms
13 103 (1.51%) Clustering
14 91 (1.33%) Data Centre
15 83 (1.22%) Data Structures
16 68 (1.00%) Bitcoin
17 51 (0.75%) Public Cloud
18 47 (0.69%) Hedge funds
19 45 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
20 44 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2,454 (35.96%) Linux
2 826 (12.10%) Windows
3 469 (6.87%) Unix
4 231 (3.39%) CentOS
5 207 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 198 (2.90%) Android
7 182 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 178 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 178 (2.61%) Ubuntu
9 92 (1.35%) Debian
10 65 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 45 (0.66%) VMS
13 38 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (0.47%) Solaris
15 30 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.29%) SUSE
17 16 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.21%) Windows 7
19 12 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,316 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,231 (18.04%) MVC
3 1,218 (17.85%) Web Development
4 933 (13.67%) Software Engineering
5 915 (13.41%) OO
6 897 (13.14%) DevOps
7 833 (12.21%) TDD
8 749 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 739 (10.83%) Scrum
10 709 (10.39%) OOP
11 621 (9.10%) E-Commerce
12 620 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 565 (8.28%) Microservices
14 511 (7.49%) Test Automation
15 478 (7.00%) Open Source
16 439 (6.43%) Mentoring
17 425 (6.23%) Front End Development
18 367 (5.38%) BDD
19 331 (4.85%) SDLC
20 328 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,380 (49.53%) JavaScript
2 3,153 (46.20%) PHP
3 2,221 (32.55%) SQL
4 1,968 (28.84%) Java
5 1,527 (22.38%) Python
6 903 (13.23%) C#
7 490 (7.18%) Bash Shell
8 471 (6.90%) Ruby
9 337 (4.94%) Java 8
10 323 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 320 (4.69%) C++
12 270 (3.96%) Perl
13 242 (3.55%) ES6
14 208 (3.05%) Go
15 171 (2.51%) T-SQL
16 165 (2.42%) Shell Script
17 163 (2.39%) TypeScript
18 162 (2.37%) Scala
19 160 (2.34%) C
20 129 (1.89%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 803 (11.77%) Degree
2 340 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 61 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (0.88%) CCNA
6 51 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 49 (0.72%) MCSE
8 46 (0.67%) CISSP
9 42 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 42 (0.62%) SSCP
10 38 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 35 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
11 35 (0.51%) GIAC
11 35 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 35 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 35 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
11 35 (0.51%) SANS
12 33 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 31 (0.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (3.02%) QA
2 85 (1.25%) SLA
3 78 (1.14%) GDPR
4 47 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.059%) PMO
10 2 (0.029%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.029%) HL7
10 2 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.029%) WCAG
10 2 (0.029%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.015%) PSD2
System Software
1 906 (13.28%) Docker
2 230 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 115 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 49 (0.72%) vSphere
8 45 (0.66%) KVM
9 43 (0.63%) HDFS
10 30 (0.44%) Varnish
11 23 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 19 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 19 (0.28%) Xen
13 17 (0.25%) Apache Flume
13 17 (0.25%) iptables
14 14 (0.21%) LXC
15 13 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.16%) Firmware
17 9 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
18 8 (0.12%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 559 (8.19%) Puppet
2 502 (7.36%) Ansible
3 360 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
4 348 (5.10%) Kubernetes
5 155 (2.27%) Terraform
6 87 (1.27%) Nagios
7 81 (1.19%) ZABBIX
8 80 (1.17%) Salt
9 74 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 49 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 48 (0.70%) Prometheus
12 38 (0.56%) Kibana
13 37 (0.54%) Rancher
14 32 (0.47%) logstash
15 28 (0.41%) Packer
16 27 (0.40%) Grafana
17 23 (0.34%) Oozie
18 22 (0.32%) SCCM
19 21 (0.31%) Cacti
19 21 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1,142 (16.74%) Oracle
2 611 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 379 (5.55%) Google
4 299 (4.38%) VMware
5 281 (4.12%) Zend
6 272 (3.99%) Red Hat
7 125 (1.83%) Tableau
8 116 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 99 (1.45%) Cisco
10 90 (1.32%) New Relic
11 83 (1.22%) Sybase
12 75 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
13 72 (1.06%) SAP
14 69 (1.01%) Adobe
15 55 (0.81%) IBM
16 51 (0.75%) HP
17 50 (0.73%) ServiceNow
18 47 (0.69%) Splunk
19 43 (0.63%) Remedy
20 38 (0.56%) Xamarin