Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 54
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8243 9379 10516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.74% 4.91% 4.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.53% 16.57% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7060 8298 9169
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 53070 56594 69157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.62% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43594 48176 58326
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 -10 7880 £45,000 - 490
UK excluding London -13 5074 £40,000 - 337
London -11 2998 £57,500 +4.55% 165
South East -17 1433 £42,500 - 82
North of England -5 1391 £40,000 +6.67% 94
Midlands -2 977 £35,000 - 72
North West -7 850 £40,000 +6.67% 65
West Midlands 0 725 £35,000 +7.69% 29
South West -8 575 £37,500 -4.46% 35
East of England +10 496 £36,500 -8.75% 42
Yorkshire +4 490 £37,500 - 27
East Midlands -2 252 £36,000 -10.00% 43
Scotland -19 132 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Wales -12 68 £40,000 +8.04% 3
North East -11 45 £35,000 +4.48% 2
Northern Ireland -35 9 £40,000 +35.59%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4032 (48.91%) PHP
2 4009 (48.64%) JavaScript
3 3432 (41.64%) HTML
4 3185 (38.64%) CSS
5 3145 (38.15%) Linux
6 3035 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2327 (28.23%) Java
8 2306 (27.98%) SQL
9 2114 (25.65%) Git (software)
10 1883 (22.84%) jQuery
11 1753 (21.27%) SQL Server
12 1600 (19.41%) MVC
13 1563 (18.96%) Web Development
14 1521 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
15 1477 (17.92%) LAMP
16 1418 (17.20%) Apache
17 1343 (16.29%) Python
18 1326 (16.09%) Oracle
19 1305 (15.83%) TDD
20 1277 (15.49%) OO
21 1275 (15.47%) DevOps
22 1267 (15.37%) Web Services
23 1266 (15.36%) AngularJS
24 1235 (14.98%) HTML5
25 1074 (13.03%) Finance
26 1064 (12.91%) Software Engineering
27 1035 (12.56%) Scrum
28 1027 (12.46%) NoSQL
28 1027 (12.46%) Laravel
29 1025 (12.43%) 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 1418 (17.20%) Apache
2 657 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 512 (6.21%) WordPress
4 469 (5.69%) CMS
5 454 (5.51%) nginx
6 412 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 340 (4.12%) Drupal
8 250 (3.03%) JBoss
9 226 (2.74%) IIS
10 197 (2.39%) OpenStack
11 172 (2.09%) Apache Solr
12 170 (2.06%) Apache Spark
13 149 (1.81%) Confluence
13 149 (1.81%) WebLogic
14 142 (1.72%) WebSphere
15 96 (1.16%) Jetty
16 89 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 78 (0.95%) MS Exchange
18 75 (0.91%) Joomla!
19 48 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 150 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 80 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 74 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 35 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 31 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.12%) InDesign
10 8 (0.097%) SPSS
11 7 (0.085%) HipChat
12 4 (0.049%) GIMP
13 3 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.012%) Weka
Business Applications
1 350 (4.25%) Magento
2 31 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 13 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.097%) Movex
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.061%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.049%) FastStats
11 4 (0.049%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.049%) Shopify
12 3 (0.036%) FastStats PeopleStage
12 3 (0.036%) Odoo
12 3 (0.036%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1521 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 521 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 360 (4.37%) SaaS
4 316 (3.83%) GitHub
5 168 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 160 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 122 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 110 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 89 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 88 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
11 75 (0.91%) IaaS
12 66 (0.80%) PaaS
13 62 (0.75%) npm
14 54 (0.66%) Google Analytics
15 43 (0.52%) Office 365
16 42 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
17 41 (0.50%) Route 53
18 29 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 26 (0.32%) Serverless
20 25 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 315 (3.82%) DNS
2 307 (3.72%) Firewall
3 263 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 240 (2.91%) Internet
5 236 (2.86%) HTTP
6 176 (2.14%) VPN
7 139 (1.69%) SAN
8 138 (1.67%) SSL
9 83 (1.01%) DHCP
10 77 (0.93%) WAN
11 76 (0.92%) LDAP
12 66 (0.80%) LAN
13 64 (0.78%) SMS
14 63 (0.76%) SSH
15 61 (0.74%) Network Security
16 59 (0.72%) VLAN
17 57 (0.69%) AMQP
18 51 (0.62%) FTP
19 47 (0.57%) Intranet
20 44 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1753 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 1027 (12.46%) NoSQL
3 1025 (12.43%) MongoDB
4 934 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
5 802 (9.73%) Relational Database
6 489 (5.93%) Redis
7 387 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 330 (4.00%) Big Data
9 301 (3.65%) Hadoop
10 244 (2.96%) MariaDB
11 207 (2.51%) RDBMS
12 195 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 182 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 166 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
15 156 (1.89%) Oracle Database
16 142 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
17 134 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 127 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
19 105 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 104 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2114 (25.65%) Git (software)
2 797 (9.67%) Jenkins
3 619 (7.51%) Subversion
4 548 (6.65%) JIRA
5 344 (4.17%) Maven
6 296 (3.59%) Selenium
7 294 (3.57%) PHPUnit
8 260 (3.15%) gulp
9 252 (3.06%) JUnit
10 217 (2.63%) Grunt
11 196 (2.38%) Vagrant
12 179 (2.17%) Eclipse
13 163 (1.98%) Cucumber
14 143 (1.73%) Visual Studio
15 125 (1.52%) Gradle
16 120 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 113 (1.37%) webpack
18 106 (1.29%) Bitbucket
19 103 (1.25%) TeamCity
20 87 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1074 (13.03%) Finance
2 683 (8.29%) Marketing
3 602 (7.30%) Retail
4 300 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 258 (3.13%) Games
6 250 (3.03%) Electronics
7 239 (2.90%) Banking
8 221 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 202 (2.45%) Advertising
10 121 (1.47%) Legal
11 119 (1.44%) Back Office
12 105 (1.27%) Automotive
13 68 (0.82%) Billing
14 60 (0.73%) Publishing
15 57 (0.69%) Front Office
16 39 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 27 (0.33%) Law
18 23 (0.28%) Military
19 22 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5324 (64.59%) Developer
2 2356 (28.58%) PHP Developer
3 933 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 918 (11.14%) Java Developer
5 744 (9.03%) Web Developer
6 560 (6.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 497 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 424 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 414 (5.02%) MySQL Developer
10 406 (4.93%) Administrator
11 386 (4.68%) Software Developer
12 383 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
13 374 (4.54%) PHP Web Developer
14 349 (4.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 348 (4.22%) Junior
16 342 (4.15%) Software Engineer
17 318 (3.86%) HTML Developer
18 291 (3.53%) Junior Developer
18 291 (3.53%) Lead Developer
19 289 (3.51%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3432 (41.64%) HTML
2 3185 (38.64%) CSS
3 1883 (22.84%) jQuery
4 1477 (17.92%) LAMP
5 1267 (15.37%) Web Services
6 1266 (15.36%) AngularJS
7 1235 (14.98%) HTML5
8 1027 (12.46%) Laravel
9 942 (11.43%) Spring
10 908 (11.02%) .NET
11 905 (10.98%) XML
12 824 (10.00%) Node.js
13 816 (9.90%) Symfony
14 783 (9.50%) REST
15 733 (8.89%) CSS3
16 674 (8.18%) RESTful
17 595 (7.22%) SOAP
18 584 (7.08%) JSON
19 574 (6.96%) Hibernate
20 522 (6.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 706 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 508 (6.16%) User Experience
3 398 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 388 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 308 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 266 (3.23%) Fintech
7 205 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 199 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 167 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
10 146 (1.77%) Replication
11 130 (1.58%) Clustering
12 117 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 110 (1.33%) iPad
13 110 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 100 (1.21%) Algorithms
15 75 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 74 (0.90%) Public Cloud
17 63 (0.76%) Social Media
18 62 (0.75%) Digital Media
19 59 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3145 (38.15%) Linux
2 912 (11.06%) Windows
3 567 (6.88%) Unix
4 384 (4.66%) CentOS
5 354 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 347 (4.21%) Android
7 299 (3.63%) Apple iOS
8 231 (2.80%) Windows Server
9 208 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 196 (2.38%) Debian
11 88 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 81 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 70 (0.85%) Solaris
14 36 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.38%) HPUX
16 27 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (0.27%) AIX
18 19 (0.23%) Windows 7
19 18 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3035 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1600 (19.41%) MVC
3 1563 (18.96%) Web Development
4 1305 (15.83%) TDD
5 1277 (15.49%) OO
6 1275 (15.47%) DevOps
7 1064 (12.91%) Software Engineering
8 1035 (12.56%) Scrum
9 972 (11.79%) OOP
10 960 (11.65%) E-Commerce
11 887 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
12 634 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 580 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
14 578 (7.01%) Test Automation
15 559 (6.78%) Open Source
16 536 (6.50%) Microservices
17 482 (5.85%) Front End Development
18 457 (5.54%) BDD
19 441 (5.35%) SDLC
20 425 (5.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4032 (48.91%) PHP
2 4009 (48.64%) JavaScript
3 2327 (28.23%) Java
4 2306 (27.98%) SQL
5 1343 (16.29%) Python
6 883 (10.71%) C#
7 633 (7.68%) Ruby
8 591 (7.17%) Bash Shell
9 439 (5.33%) Perl
10 373 (4.53%) C++
11 288 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 283 (3.43%) C
13 231 (2.80%) PHP 5
14 215 (2.61%) Scala
15 214 (2.60%) T-SQL
16 208 (2.52%) Go
17 190 (2.30%) Shell Script
18 172 (2.09%) PHP 7
19 151 (1.83%) VB.NET
20 134 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 985 (11.95%) Degree
2 372 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 63 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 27 (0.33%) CCNA
6 27 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (0.30%) Master's Degree
7 25 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
8 22 (0.27%) MCTS
9 21 (0.25%) ISEB
10 19 (0.23%) MCITP
10 19 (0.23%) RHCE
11 18 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.21%) AWS Certification
13 15 (0.18%) OCP
14 14 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (0.17%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
15 13 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (4.74%) QA
2 91 (1.10%) SLA
3 80 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 48 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (0.52%) GCP
6 32 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.33%) GDPR
8 26 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.097%) HL7
9 8 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.073%) WAI
11 5 (0.061%) COBIT
11 5 (0.061%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.049%) WCAG
13 3 (0.036%) DICOM
13 3 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.036%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.036%) MiFID
13 3 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.036%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 878 (10.65%) Docker
2 301 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 95 (1.15%) KVM
5 82 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 80 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 67 (0.81%) Varnish
8 57 (0.69%) vSphere
9 51 (0.62%) Xen
10 50 (0.61%) NFS
10 50 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 39 (0.47%) iptables
12 33 (0.40%) XenServer
13 30 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
14 29 (0.35%) Samba
15 25 (0.30%) XenApp
16 24 (0.29%) Postfix
16 24 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 23 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
18 21 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 826 (10.02%) Puppet
2 583 (7.07%) Ansible
3 572 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 251 (3.05%) Kubernetes
5 222 (2.69%) Nagios
6 128 (1.55%) Terraform
7 99 (1.20%) HAProxy
8 74 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 71 (0.86%) Salt
10 65 (0.79%) logstash
11 62 (0.75%) Kibana
12 46 (0.56%) Grafana
13 41 (0.50%) Capistrano
14 37 (0.45%) cPanel
15 35 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
16 34 (0.41%) Cacti
17 32 (0.39%) SCCM
17 32 (0.39%) vRealize
18 29 (0.35%) Graphite
19 27 (0.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1326 (16.09%) Oracle
2 652 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 586 (7.11%) Zend
4 480 (5.82%) VMware
5 341 (4.14%) Red Hat
6 298 (3.62%) Google
7 172 (2.09%) SAP
8 145 (1.76%) IBM
9 127 (1.54%) Cisco
10 110 (1.33%) Adobe
11 102 (1.24%) Splunk
12 89 (1.08%) Tableau
13 84 (1.02%) HP
14 81 (0.98%) Atlassian
15 79 (0.96%) Citrix
16 74 (0.90%) Apple
17 66 (0.80%) NetApp
18 57 (0.69%) Sybase
19 50 (0.61%) Facebook
19 50 (0.61%) TIBCO