Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,943 5,686 7,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 3.90% 4.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.50% 14.12% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,787 5,233 7,137
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 20,293 40,255 53,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.10% 27.58% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16,549 32,988 43,629
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -1 2,740 £50,000 +5.26% 410
UK excluding London +10 1,917 £45,000 +5.88% 346
London -11 971 £70,000 +14.75% 90
South East +10 564 £45,000 - 53
North of England +6 481 £45,000 +5.88% 108
South West +29 350 £40,000 - 56
Work from Home -6 280 £52,500 +10.53% 71
North West -11 245 £45,000 +5.88% 53
Midlands -5 222 £42,500 +6.25% 66
Yorkshire +34 175 £45,000 +12.50% 43
East of England +11 146 £45,000 - 36
West Midlands -17 121 £42,500 +6.25% 35
East Midlands +22 99 £40,000 +6.67% 30
Scotland +27 97 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North East +24 61 £45,000 - 12
Wales -8 50 £40,000 +9.59% 17
Northern Ireland +10 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 1,497 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 1,445 (49.10%) PHP
3 1,080 (36.70%) HTML
4 990 (33.64%) CSS
5 946 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 896 (30.45%) Linux
7 843 (28.64%) AWS
8 838 (28.47%) SQL
9 731 (24.84%) SQL Server
10 730 (24.80%) Git (software)
11 705 (23.96%) Java
12 655 (22.26%) Python
13 561 (19.06%) DevOps
14 560 (19.03%) Docker
15 526 (17.87%) Laravel
16 490 (16.65%) MVC
17 485 (16.48%) Azure
18 477 (16.21%) jQuery
19 474 (16.11%) Web Services
20 469 (15.94%) Software Engineering
21 468 (15.90%) Finance
22 467 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
23 466 (15.83%) Web Development
24 426 (14.48%) OOP
25 419 (14.24%) OO
26 411 (13.97%) Microservices
26 411 (13.97%) React
27 406 (13.80%) .NET
28 400 (13.59%) Oracle
29 396 (13.46%) AngularJS

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
1 346 (11.76%) Apache
2 138 (4.69%) WordPress
3 118 (4.01%) CMS
4 116 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
5 105 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 81 (2.75%) nginx
7 63 (2.14%) Confluence
8 58 (1.97%) IIS
9 50 (1.70%) Drupal
10 34 (1.16%) Apache Spark
11 30 (1.02%) OpenStack
11 30 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 26 (0.88%) SAS
13 23 (0.78%) Joomla!
14 22 (0.75%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.54%) JBoss
16 16 (0.54%) Moodle
17 14 (0.48%) Umbraco
18 11 (0.37%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 61 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) Figma
8 1 (0.034%) Sketch
8 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 137 (4.66%) Magento
2 32 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.51%) Shopify
5 13 (0.44%) SAP GTS
6 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.20%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
10 5 (0.17%) iTrent
11 4 (0.14%) Actimize
11 4 (0.14%) Eikon
11 4 (0.14%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.068%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.068%) Summit
13 1 (0.034%) Maximo
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 843 (28.64%) AWS
2 485 (16.48%) Azure
3 231 (7.85%) SaaS
4 219 (7.44%) GCP
5 213 (7.24%) Serverless
6 183 (6.22%) AWS Lambda
7 125 (4.25%) Amazon ECS
8 88 (2.99%) PaaS
9 77 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
10 76 (2.58%) Amazon S3
11 73 (2.48%) GitHub
12 66 (2.24%) Power Platform
13 62 (2.11%) IaaS
14 55 (1.87%) Apigee
14 55 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 42 (1.43%) npm
16 38 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 36 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
17 36 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
18 35 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.92%) DNS
2 54 (1.83%) Firewall
3 50 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 49 (1.66%) HTTP
5 41 (1.39%) Internet
6 32 (1.09%) Network Security
7 26 (0.88%) VPN
8 23 (0.78%) RTP
9 22 (0.75%) SSL
10 20 (0.68%) LAN
10 20 (0.68%) SAN
10 20 (0.68%) VoIP
10 20 (0.68%) WAN
11 15 (0.51%) SSH
12 14 (0.48%) Intranet
13 13 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
14 11 (0.37%) Skype
15 10 (0.34%) DHCP
16 9 (0.31%) Wireshark
17 7 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 467 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
3 393 (13.35%) MongoDB
4 324 (11.01%) NoSQL
5 287 (9.75%) Relational Database
6 281 (9.55%) Redis
7 122 (4.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 115 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
9 108 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 101 (3.43%) MariaDB
11 96 (3.26%) Big Data
12 67 (2.28%) Hadoop
13 66 (2.24%) Power BI
14 64 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
14 64 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 56 (1.90%) RDBMS
16 50 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 45 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 40 (1.36%) DB2
19 38 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 730 (24.80%) Git (software)
2 309 (10.50%) Jenkins
3 190 (6.46%) JIRA
4 124 (4.21%) PHPUnit
5 110 (3.74%) GitLab
6 106 (3.60%) Selenium
7 94 (3.19%) Bitbucket
8 90 (3.06%) Subversion
9 78 (2.65%) Artifactory
10 74 (2.51%) TeamCity
11 72 (2.45%) Maven
12 71 (2.41%) webpack
13 59 (2.00%) Vagrant
14 53 (1.80%) Visual Studio
15 51 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 46 (1.56%) JUnit
17 44 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 42 (1.43%) Cucumber
19 41 (1.39%) gulp
20 39 (1.33%) MSBuild
General
1 468 (15.90%) Finance
2 171 (5.81%) Retail
3 158 (5.37%) Marketing
4 117 (3.98%) Banking
5 73 (2.48%) Games
6 71 (2.41%) Front Office
7 64 (2.17%) Public Sector
8 61 (2.07%) Back Office
9 36 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 27 (0.92%) Advertising
11 26 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.78%) Law
13 17 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.48%) Legal
14 14 (0.48%) Publishing
15 12 (0.41%) Digital Economy
16 11 (0.37%) Automotive
17 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.27%) Police
19 7 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,846 (62.73%) Developer
2 794 (26.98%) PHP Developer
3 300 (10.19%) Senior Developer
4 217 (7.37%) Software Engineer
5 193 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 177 (6.01%) Software Developer
7 172 (5.84%) Java Developer
8 170 (5.78%) Web Developer
9 144 (4.89%) Senior PHP Developer
10 129 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 115 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 103 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 93 (3.16%) Architect
14 78 (2.65%) Junior
15 72 (2.45%) Python Developer
16 70 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
17 69 (2.34%) Java Engineer
17 69 (2.34%) PHP Laravel Developer
18 67 (2.28%) Data Engineer
19 66 (2.24%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,080 (36.70%) HTML
2 990 (33.64%) CSS
3 526 (17.87%) Laravel
4 477 (16.21%) jQuery
5 474 (16.11%) Web Services
6 411 (13.97%) React
7 406 (13.80%) .NET
8 396 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 360 (12.23%) Node.js
10 347 (11.79%) REST
11 346 (11.76%) LAMP
12 317 (10.77%) HTML5
13 292 (9.92%) Symfony
14 248 (8.43%) RESTful
15 210 (7.14%) Vue.js
16 190 (6.46%) XML
17 187 (6.35%) CSS3
18 178 (6.05%) Spring
19 170 (5.78%) SOAP
20 161 (5.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 205 (6.97%) User Experience
2 189 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 165 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 91 (3.09%) Hedge funds
7 60 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 59 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 52 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 45 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 44 (1.50%) Replication
12 38 (1.29%) Cloud Native
13 30 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 27 (0.92%) NHS
15 22 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.68%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.65%) e-Learning
18 17 (0.58%) Virtual Team
19 14 (0.48%) Driving Licence
20 12 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 896 (30.45%) Linux
2 223 (7.58%) Windows
3 126 (4.28%) Unix
4 110 (3.74%) Android
5 96 (3.26%) CentOS
6 94 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 85 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 73 (2.48%) Ubuntu
9 44 (1.50%) Debian
10 38 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (0.41%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.41%) FreeBSD
15 11 (0.37%) FreeNAS
15 11 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.34%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (19.06%) DevOps
3 490 (16.65%) MVC
4 469 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 466 (15.83%) Web Development
6 426 (14.48%) OOP
7 419 (14.24%) OO
8 411 (13.97%) Microservices
9 388 (13.18%) TDD
10 384 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
11 268 (9.11%) Scrum
12 266 (9.04%) E-Commerce
13 263 (8.94%) Mentoring
14 246 (8.36%) Test Automation
15 221 (7.51%) Computer Science
16 196 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
17 194 (6.59%) Front End Development
18 187 (6.35%) OO PHP
19 176 (5.98%) Open Source
20 164 (5.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,497 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 1,445 (49.10%) PHP
3 838 (28.47%) SQL
4 705 (23.96%) Java
5 655 (22.26%) Python
6 372 (12.64%) C#
7 197 (6.69%) Bash Shell
8 140 (4.76%) Ruby
9 137 (4.66%) C++
10 135 (4.59%) Go
11 131 (4.45%) PHP 7
12 99 (3.36%) C
13 91 (3.09%) TypeScript
14 87 (2.96%) PowerShell
15 81 (2.75%) Perl
16 69 (2.34%) F#
17 68 (2.31%) Java 8
18 63 (2.14%) ES6
19 62 (2.11%) T-SQL
20 57 (1.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 262 (8.90%) Degree
2 120 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.02%) Sun Certification
5 20 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.17%) HND
10 5 (0.17%) PhD
11 4 (0.14%) HNC
11 4 (0.14%) MCPD
11 4 (0.14%) MCSD
11 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.15%) QA
2 32 (1.09%) GDPR
3 30 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.48%) COBIT
6 11 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.31%) SLA
9 8 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.14%) Basel II
10 4 (0.14%) Basel III
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
10 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.068%) WCAG
12 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.034%) MiFID
12 1 (0.034%) NIST
12 1 (0.034%) PMO
System Software
1 560 (19.03%) Docker
2 87 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.82%) KVM
6 19 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 17 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.44%) vSphere
9 11 (0.37%) GlusterFS
10 10 (0.34%) Varnish
11 9 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.24%) Kamailio
14 6 (0.20%) NFS
14 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.20%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.17%) vCloud
16 4 (0.14%) HDFS
16 4 (0.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 387 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 174 (5.91%) Ansible
3 119 (4.04%) Terraform
4 103 (3.50%) Puppet
5 95 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.19%) Kibana
7 33 (1.12%) Nagios
8 27 (0.92%) Grafana
9 12 (0.41%) logstash
9 12 (0.41%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.41%) Proxmox
9 12 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.34%) SCCM
11 8 (0.27%) HP ALM
11 8 (0.27%) Oozie
12 7 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.24%) OpenNebula
13 6 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.20%) Salt
13 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 400 (13.59%) Oracle
2 219 (7.44%) Google
3 216 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 188 (6.39%) Zend
5 109 (3.70%) VMware
6 62 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 56 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 41 (1.39%) Tableau
9 40 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.16%) New Relic
11 30 (1.02%) Adobe
11 30 (1.02%) HP
11 30 (1.02%) Percona
11 30 (1.02%) SaltStack
12 25 (0.85%) IBM
13 24 (0.82%) SAP
14 22 (0.75%) AppDynamics
15 20 (0.68%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.65%) Splunk
16 19 (0.65%) Xamarin