Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 59 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 7,668 8,830 10,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.38% 4.98% 4.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.41% 16.24% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,629 7,661 9,008
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +2.67%

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 53,216 54,385 61,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.40% 30.67% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43,399 45,600 52,313
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 -8 7,210 £46,250 +8.82% 1,231
UK excluding London -8 4,894 £42,500 +13.33% 927
London -13 2,583 £59,000 +2.61% 369
South East 0 1,583 £42,500 - 211
North of England +2 1,472 £40,000 +6.67% 303
North West +8 890 £40,000 +3.90% 188
South West +4 638 £40,000 +6.67% 126
Midlands -27 602 £39,000 +11.43% 132
Yorkshire -7 508 £40,000 +14.29% 94
West Midlands -33 371 £37,500 +7.14% 86
East of England -41 343 £42,500 +13.33% 90
East Midlands -10 230 £40,000 +14.29% 44
Scotland -8 185 £50,000 +33.33% 34
Wales +18 92 £42,500 +6.25% 24
North East -12 76 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Northern Ireland -6 7 £46,250 +29.37% 7
Channel Islands - 4 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 3,779 (49.28%) JavaScript
2 3,572 (46.58%) PHP
3 3,138 (40.92%) HTML
4 2,921 (38.09%) CSS
5 2,831 (36.92%) Linux
6 2,586 (33.72%) SQL
7 2,506 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2,197 (28.65%) Java
9 2,157 (28.13%) Git (software)
10 1,714 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
11 1,638 (21.36%) Python
12 1,558 (20.32%) jQuery
13 1,503 (19.60%) SQL Server
14 1,496 (19.51%) MVC
15 1,395 (18.19%) Web Development
16 1,324 (17.27%) Oracle
17 1,238 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
18 1,221 (15.92%) AngularJS
19 1,144 (14.92%) Finance
20 1,102 (14.37%) OO
21 1,096 (14.29%) Apache
22 1,086 (14.16%) LAMP
23 1,075 (14.02%) Docker
24 1,064 (13.88%) Laravel
25 1,046 (13.64%) DevOps
26 1,034 (13.48%) NoSQL
27 1,016 (13.25%) Software Engineering
28 980 (12.78%) Web Services
29 977 (12.74%) MongoDB
30 965 (12.58%) HTML5

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 1,096 (14.29%) Apache
2 464 (6.05%) Tomcat
3 446 (5.82%) CMS
4 431 (5.62%) WordPress
5 347 (4.53%) nginx
6 324 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
7 243 (3.17%) Drupal
8 214 (2.79%) JBoss
9 162 (2.11%) Confluence
10 141 (1.84%) Apache Spark
11 123 (1.60%) IIS
12 115 (1.50%) WebLogic
13 110 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 102 (1.33%) Ethereum
15 101 (1.32%) OpenStack
16 98 (1.28%) Apache Solr
17 62 (0.81%) SharePoint
18 52 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 50 (0.65%) Apache Pig
20 48 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 111 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 93 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 53 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.12%) GIMP
8 9 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.091%) HipChat
10 6 (0.078%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.065%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.065%) SPSS
12 4 (0.052%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.052%) InDesign
13 3 (0.039%) Weka
14 2 (0.026%) Microsoft Project
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 243 (3.17%) Magento
2 77 (1.00%) Distributed Ledger
3 55 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 16 (0.21%) Shopify
6 14 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 13 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.12%) OpenCart
10 7 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.078%) Movex
11 6 (0.078%) SDL Web 8
12 5 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.065%) Eloqua
13 4 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.052%) TRIRIGA
14 2 (0.026%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 1 (0.013%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1,714 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
2 679 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 442 (5.76%) GitHub
4 405 (5.28%) SaaS
5 257 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
6 204 (2.66%) Amazon S3
7 202 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 192 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
9 113 (1.47%) Serverless
10 98 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
11 90 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 87 (1.13%) npm
13 78 (1.02%) Office 365
14 73 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 65 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 64 (0.83%) IaaS
17 63 (0.82%) PaaS
18 62 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 53 (0.69%) Route 53
20 51 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 248 (3.23%) HTTP
2 242 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 212 (2.76%) DNS
4 202 (2.63%) Firewall
5 186 (2.43%) Internet
6 139 (1.81%) SAN
7 113 (1.47%) SSL
8 111 (1.45%) VPN
9 81 (1.06%) NAS
10 80 (1.04%) SMS
11 70 (0.91%) LAN
12 68 (0.89%) WAN
13 55 (0.72%) SSH
14 44 (0.57%) DHCP
15 42 (0.55%) VLAN
16 40 (0.52%) Network Security
17 36 (0.47%) SMTP
18 32 (0.42%) VoIP
19 25 (0.33%) FTP
20 24 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,503 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 1,238 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1,034 (13.48%) NoSQL
4 977 (12.74%) MongoDB
5 719 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 540 (7.04%) Redis
7 346 (4.51%) Hadoop
8 319 (4.16%) Big Data
9 249 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 230 (3.00%) MariaDB
11 228 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 220 (2.87%) RDBMS
13 204 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
14 182 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 176 (2.30%) Blockchain
16 154 (2.01%) Oracle Database
17 147 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 138 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 91 (1.19%) DB2
20 90 (1.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,157 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 842 (10.98%) Jenkins
3 464 (6.05%) JIRA
4 459 (5.99%) Subversion
5 403 (5.26%) Maven
6 260 (3.39%) JUnit
7 250 (3.26%) Selenium
8 182 (2.37%) PHPUnit
9 162 (2.11%) Eclipse
9 162 (2.11%) gulp
10 158 (2.06%) Vagrant
11 157 (2.05%) Bitbucket
12 148 (1.93%) Mocha
13 147 (1.92%) webpack
14 141 (1.84%) Grunt
15 139 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 111 (1.45%) Cucumber
17 101 (1.32%) git-flow
18 95 (1.24%) Gradle
19 83 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 1,144 (14.92%) Finance
2 516 (6.73%) Retail
3 455 (5.93%) Marketing
4 309 (4.03%) Banking
5 241 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 206 (2.69%) Advertising
7 173 (2.26%) Games
8 81 (1.06%) Automotive
9 79 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 57 (0.74%) Legal
11 49 (0.64%) Back Office
11 49 (0.64%) Publishing
12 48 (0.63%) Billing
13 42 (0.55%) Electronics
14 37 (0.48%) Law
15 35 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.44%) Front Office
17 32 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 26 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,965 (64.75%) Developer
2 1,980 (25.82%) PHP Developer
3 918 (11.97%) Senior Developer
4 875 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 621 (8.10%) Web Developer
6 497 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 412 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 411 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 365 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 357 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 324 (4.23%) Junior
12 299 (3.90%) Backend Developer
13 292 (3.81%) Administrator
14 287 (3.74%) Analyst
15 285 (3.72%) MySQL Developer
16 280 (3.65%) Senior PHP Developer
17 257 (3.35%) Junior Developer
17 257 (3.35%) PHP Web Developer
18 252 (3.29%) DBA
19 248 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,138 (40.92%) HTML
2 2,921 (38.09%) CSS
3 1,558 (20.32%) jQuery
4 1,221 (15.92%) AngularJS
5 1,086 (14.16%) LAMP
6 1,064 (13.88%) Laravel
7 980 (12.78%) Web Services
8 965 (12.58%) HTML5
9 947 (12.35%) Node.js
10 897 (11.70%) Spring
11 768 (10.02%) RESTful
12 746 (9.73%) .NET
13 731 (9.53%) Symfony
14 724 (9.44%) React
15 680 (8.87%) CSS3
16 672 (8.76%) REST
17 592 (7.72%) JSON
18 580 (7.56%) XML
19 547 (7.13%) Hibernate
20 478 (6.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 588 (7.67%) Computer Science
2 377 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 374 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 352 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 349 (4.55%) User Experience
6 347 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
7 320 (4.17%) Fintech
8 285 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
9 278 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
10 152 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 136 (1.77%) Replication
12 133 (1.73%) Data Centre
13 113 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 106 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 104 (1.36%) Clustering
16 98 (1.28%) Public Cloud
17 97 (1.26%) Bitcoin
18 52 (0.68%) Hedge funds
19 50 (0.65%) Social Media
20 40 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2,831 (36.92%) Linux
2 798 (10.41%) Windows
3 535 (6.98%) Unix
4 323 (4.21%) CentOS
5 246 (3.21%) Android
6 209 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 197 (2.57%) Apple iOS
8 189 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 167 (2.18%) Debian
9 167 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 61 (0.80%) VMS
11 54 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 51 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 32 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 32 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (0.35%) Solaris
16 26 (0.34%) AIX
17 22 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
18 18 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,506 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,496 (19.51%) MVC
3 1,395 (18.19%) Web Development
4 1,102 (14.37%) OO
5 1,046 (13.64%) DevOps
6 1,016 (13.25%) Software Engineering
7 909 (11.85%) TDD
8 889 (11.59%) OOP
9 815 (10.63%) Scrum
10 732 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 730 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 715 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
13 636 (8.29%) Test Automation
14 576 (7.51%) Front End Development
15 562 (7.33%) Open Source
16 500 (6.52%) Microservices
17 468 (6.10%) Mentoring
18 379 (4.94%) SDLC
19 374 (4.88%) Unit Testing
20 357 (4.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3,779 (49.28%) JavaScript
2 3,572 (46.58%) PHP
3 2,586 (33.72%) SQL
4 2,197 (28.65%) Java
5 1,638 (21.36%) Python
6 814 (10.62%) C#
7 602 (7.85%) Bash Shell
8 546 (7.12%) Ruby
9 372 (4.85%) Perl
10 340 (4.43%) C++
11 326 (4.25%) Java 8
12 308 (4.02%) PowerShell
13 269 (3.51%) ES6
14 204 (2.66%) Scala
15 199 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 193 (2.52%) T-SQL
17 190 (2.48%) Go
18 163 (2.13%) C
19 138 (1.80%) PL/SQL
20 134 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 834 (10.88%) Degree
2 291 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 121 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (0.99%) MCSE
6 59 (0.77%) CCNA
6 59 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 52 (0.68%) CISSP
9 49 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 49 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 48 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 42 (0.55%) SSCP
12 35 (0.46%) PhD
13 33 (0.43%) MCSA
13 33 (0.43%) SANS
14 32 (0.42%) GIAC
14 32 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
15 31 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (3.40%) QA
2 73 (0.95%) SLA
3 72 (0.94%) GDPR
4 65 (0.85%) GCP
5 47 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 36 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.065%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.052%) WAI
11 3 (0.039%) DICOM
11 3 (0.039%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.039%) HL7
11 3 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.026%) PMO
12 2 (0.026%) WCAG
13 1 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,075 (14.02%) Docker
2 256 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 131 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 105 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 60 (0.78%) vSphere
7 55 (0.72%) KVM
8 53 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 46 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (0.50%) Varnish
11 31 (0.40%) HDFS
12 28 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 18 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 17 (0.22%) iptables
14 17 (0.22%) Postfix
15 16 (0.21%) Xen
16 15 (0.20%) XenApp
16 15 (0.20%) XenDesktop
17 14 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
17 14 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 701 (9.14%) Puppet
2 570 (7.43%) Ansible
3 437 (5.70%) Kubernetes
4 408 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
5 214 (2.79%) Terraform
6 183 (2.39%) Nagios
7 96 (1.25%) ZABBIX
8 85 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
9 77 (1.00%) Salt
10 62 (0.81%) Kibana
11 55 (0.72%) logstash
12 51 (0.67%) HAProxy
13 50 (0.65%) Packer
14 47 (0.61%) Prometheus
15 40 (0.52%) Rancher
16 38 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
17 35 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
18 27 (0.35%) Grafana
19 25 (0.33%) cPanel
19 25 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 1,324 (17.27%) Oracle
2 639 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 408 (5.32%) Google
4 377 (4.92%) VMware
5 349 (4.55%) Zend
6 293 (3.82%) Red Hat
7 122 (1.59%) New Relic
8 106 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 98 (1.28%) Cisco
10 94 (1.23%) Splunk
11 90 (1.17%) SAP
11 90 (1.17%) Sybase
11 90 (1.17%) Tableau
12 85 (1.11%) Adobe
13 83 (1.08%) Capita
14 82 (1.07%) Twitter
15 72 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
16 68 (0.89%) HP
17 59 (0.77%) ServiceNow
18 58 (0.76%) IBM