Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 65 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 7,100 8,393 9,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.24% 4.76% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.27% 15.55% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6,106 7,218 8,448
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,325 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 49,768 53,977 56,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.71% 30.60% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40,603 44,428 48,504
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 £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -3 6,657 £45,500 +1.11% 1,397
UK excluding London -1 4,468 £42,500 +6.25% 1,050
London -11 2,444 £60,000 +4.35% 411
South East +5 1,497 £42,500 - 245
North of England -2 1,189 £40,000 - 342
North West -4 693 £40,000 - 180
South West +11 649 £40,000 +5.26% 155
Midlands -34 540 £40,000 +14.29% 164
Yorkshire -4 418 £39,500 +5.33% 139
West Midlands -32 358 £40,000 +14.29% 94
East of England -27 339 £40,000 +9.59% 81
East Midlands -24 181 £37,500 +7.14% 70
Scotland +5 176 £50,000 +36.99% 44
Wales +13 85 £40,000 - 14
North East +16 79 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Northern Ireland +3 7 £50,000 +25.00% 6

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3,529 (49.70%) JavaScript
2 3,282 (46.23%) PHP
3 2,864 (40.34%) HTML
4 2,649 (37.31%) CSS
5 2,544 (35.83%) Linux
6 2,420 (34.08%) SQL
7 2,347 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2,123 (29.90%) Java
9 1,959 (27.59%) Git (software)
10 1,637 (23.06%) Python
11 1,550 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
12 1,495 (21.06%) SQL Server
13 1,361 (19.17%) jQuery
14 1,265 (17.82%) MVC
15 1,251 (17.62%) Web Development
16 1,178 (16.59%) Oracle
17 1,142 (16.08%) Finance
18 1,132 (15.94%) PostgreSQL
19 1,081 (15.23%) AngularJS
20 973 (13.70%) OO
21 961 (13.54%) Software Engineering
22 939 (13.23%) Docker
23 934 (13.15%) DevOps
24 930 (13.10%) LAMP
25 928 (13.07%) MongoDB
26 922 (12.99%) Laravel
27 902 (12.70%) HTML5
28 897 (12.63%) NoSQL
29 887 (12.49%) Apache
30 883 (12.44%) 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
1 887 (12.49%) Apache
2 410 (5.77%) CMS
3 397 (5.59%) WordPress
4 385 (5.42%) Tomcat
5 320 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
6 283 (3.99%) nginx
7 228 (3.21%) Drupal
8 170 (2.39%) JBoss
9 144 (2.03%) Confluence
10 117 (1.65%) IIS
11 100 (1.41%) Apache Spark
12 86 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 85 (1.20%) Ethereum
14 76 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 74 (1.04%) WebSphere
16 68 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 67 (0.94%) OpenStack
18 64 (0.90%) Apache Pig
19 63 (0.89%) SharePoint
20 39 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 89 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 75 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.15%) HipChat
7 10 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.070%) GIMP
10 5 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.056%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.056%) SPSS
12 3 (0.042%) InDesign
12 3 (0.042%) Weka
13 2 (0.028%) Maya
14 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.014%) Mingle
14 1 (0.014%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 221 (3.11%) Magento
2 40 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 37 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 16 (0.23%) Shopify
6 12 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 10 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.13%) OpenCart
10 8 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
13 5 (0.070%) CiviCRM
13 5 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
14 4 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
14 4 (0.056%) TRIRIGA
15 3 (0.042%) SAP Business One
15 3 (0.042%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,550 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 600 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 366 (5.15%) GitHub
4 356 (5.01%) SaaS
5 245 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
6 217 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 185 (2.61%) Amazon S3
8 133 (1.87%) Serverless
9 132 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
10 110 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 98 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 77 (1.08%) IaaS
12 77 (1.08%) Office 365
13 75 (1.06%) npm
13 75 (1.06%) PaaS
14 67 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 62 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 58 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 52 (0.73%) Google Analytics
18 46 (0.65%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 210 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 200 (2.82%) Internet
3 182 (2.56%) HTTP
4 180 (2.54%) Firewall
5 174 (2.45%) DNS
6 123 (1.73%) SSL
7 101 (1.42%) SAN
8 72 (1.01%) NAS
9 64 (0.90%) LAN
9 64 (0.90%) VPN
10 62 (0.87%) WAN
11 61 (0.86%) SMS
12 41 (0.58%) DHCP
13 40 (0.56%) VLAN
14 37 (0.52%) SSH
15 35 (0.49%) Network Security
16 31 (0.44%) VoIP
17 22 (0.31%) FTP
18 20 (0.28%) IPsec
18 20 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,495 (21.06%) SQL Server
2 1,132 (15.94%) PostgreSQL
3 928 (13.07%) MongoDB
4 897 (12.63%) NoSQL
5 717 (10.10%) Relational Database
6 439 (6.18%) Redis
7 298 (4.20%) Big Data
8 291 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 269 (3.79%) MariaDB
10 227 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
11 216 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 206 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
13 181 (2.55%) RDBMS
14 176 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 156 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 150 (2.11%) Oracle Database
17 140 (1.97%) Blockchain
18 117 (1.65%) DB2
19 115 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 98 (1.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,959 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 757 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 417 (5.87%) Subversion
4 415 (5.85%) JIRA
5 378 (5.32%) Maven
6 249 (3.51%) JUnit
7 243 (3.42%) Selenium
8 176 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 173 (2.44%) PHPUnit
10 163 (2.30%) Bitbucket
11 149 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 127 (1.79%) Mocha
13 125 (1.76%) Vagrant
14 121 (1.70%) gulp
15 119 (1.68%) Cucumber
16 112 (1.58%) git-flow
17 106 (1.49%) webpack
18 105 (1.48%) Grunt
19 95 (1.34%) TeamCity
20 86 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 1,142 (16.08%) Finance
2 442 (6.23%) Retail
3 391 (5.51%) Marketing
4 302 (4.25%) Banking
5 191 (2.69%) Advertising
6 182 (2.56%) Games
7 181 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 79 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 61 (0.86%) Publishing
10 60 (0.85%) Automotive
11 50 (0.70%) Law
12 45 (0.63%) Legal
13 43 (0.61%) Back Office
14 42 (0.59%) Electronics
15 38 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.49%) Front Office
17 32 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 28 (0.39%) Billing
19 24 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,533 (63.85%) Developer
2 1,708 (24.06%) PHP Developer
3 834 (11.75%) Senior Developer
4 790 (11.13%) Java Developer
5 559 (7.87%) Web Developer
6 459 (6.46%) Software Developer
7 433 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 358 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 353 (4.97%) Software Engineer
10 326 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 309 (4.35%) Junior
12 284 (4.00%) Backend Developer
13 266 (3.75%) Administrator
14 252 (3.55%) Junior Developer
15 251 (3.54%) Analyst
16 236 (3.32%) PHP Web Developer
17 235 (3.31%) DBA
18 234 (3.30%) Senior PHP Developer
19 233 (3.28%) .NET Developer
19 233 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,864 (40.34%) HTML
2 2,649 (37.31%) CSS
3 1,361 (19.17%) jQuery
4 1,081 (15.23%) AngularJS
5 930 (13.10%) LAMP
6 922 (12.99%) Laravel
7 902 (12.70%) HTML5
8 883 (12.44%) Node.js
9 822 (11.58%) Spring
10 806 (11.35%) Web Services
11 765 (10.77%) .NET
12 691 (9.73%) React
13 641 (9.03%) CSS3
14 637 (8.97%) REST
15 636 (8.96%) RESTful
16 598 (8.42%) Symfony
17 561 (7.90%) XML
18 516 (7.27%) JSON
19 478 (6.73%) Hibernate
20 454 (6.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 597 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 383 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 327 (4.61%) User Experience
4 320 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 301 (4.24%) Fintech
6 300 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 288 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
8 278 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
9 208 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
10 135 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 123 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 120 (1.69%) Replication
13 98 (1.38%) Clustering
14 95 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 94 (1.32%) Bitcoin
16 91 (1.28%) Data Centre
17 55 (0.77%) Hedge funds
18 54 (0.76%) Public Cloud
19 52 (0.73%) Tandem
20 49 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,544 (35.83%) Linux
2 788 (11.10%) Windows
3 501 (7.06%) Unix
4 245 (3.45%) CentOS
5 219 (3.08%) Android
6 193 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 186 (2.62%) Windows Server
8 178 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 168 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 109 (1.54%) Debian
11 61 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (0.82%) VMS
13 56 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (0.49%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.42%) Solaris
17 24 (0.34%) Windows 10
18 18 (0.25%) SUSE
19 16 (0.23%) AIX
20 14 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,347 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (17.82%) MVC
3 1,251 (17.62%) Web Development
4 973 (13.70%) OO
5 961 (13.54%) Software Engineering
6 934 (13.15%) DevOps
7 834 (11.75%) TDD
8 776 (10.93%) OOP
9 764 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
10 747 (10.52%) Scrum
11 647 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
11 647 (9.11%) E-Commerce
12 569 (8.01%) Test Automation
13 522 (7.35%) Microservices
14 492 (6.93%) Open Source
15 474 (6.68%) Front End Development
16 422 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 357 (5.03%) SDLC
18 356 (5.01%) BDD
19 333 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,529 (49.70%) JavaScript
2 3,282 (46.23%) PHP
3 2,420 (34.08%) SQL
4 2,123 (29.90%) Java
5 1,637 (23.06%) Python
6 856 (12.06%) C#
7 535 (7.54%) Bash Shell
8 503 (7.08%) Ruby
9 350 (4.93%) PowerShell
10 328 (4.62%) C++
11 309 (4.35%) Java 8
12 285 (4.01%) Perl
13 253 (3.56%) ES6
14 201 (2.83%) Go
15 196 (2.76%) Scala
16 180 (2.54%) Shell Script
17 170 (2.39%) C
18 163 (2.30%) T-SQL
19 146 (2.06%) TypeScript
20 120 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 782 (11.01%) Degree
2 331 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 129 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 112 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 75 (1.06%) MCSE
6 65 (0.92%) CCNA
6 65 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 57 (0.80%) CISSP
9 55 (0.77%) AWS Certification
10 49 (0.69%) SSCP
11 43 (0.61%) Master's Degree
12 42 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
12 42 (0.59%) GIAC
12 42 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
12 42 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
12 42 (0.59%) SANS
12 42 (0.59%) SC Cleared
13 33 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
14 28 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (2.99%) QA
2 84 (1.18%) SLA
3 79 (1.11%) GDPR
4 48 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 26 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.056%) HL7
9 3 (0.042%) DICOM
9 3 (0.042%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.028%) PMO
10 2 (0.028%) WAI
10 2 (0.028%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.014%) PSD2
System Software
1 939 (13.23%) Docker
2 230 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (2.32%) Active Directory
4 132 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
5 81 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 62 (0.87%) vSphere
7 57 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (0.59%) KVM
9 34 (0.48%) Varnish
10 29 (0.41%) HDFS
10 29 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (0.34%) iptables
12 21 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 20 (0.28%) Xen
14 19 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.18%) LXC
16 12 (0.17%) Apache Flume
16 12 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.15%) XenServer
18 9 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 633 (8.92%) Puppet
2 503 (7.08%) Ansible
3 385 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
4 370 (5.21%) Kubernetes
5 184 (2.59%) Terraform
6 123 (1.73%) Nagios
7 87 (1.23%) ZABBIX
8 86 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
9 82 (1.15%) Salt
10 58 (0.82%) Prometheus
11 51 (0.72%) HAProxy
12 47 (0.66%) Rancher
13 42 (0.59%) Kibana
14 37 (0.52%) logstash
15 36 (0.51%) Packer
16 26 (0.37%) Grafana
17 25 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
18 23 (0.32%) Xymon
19 20 (0.28%) cPanel
19 20 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 1,178 (16.59%) Oracle
2 634 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 376 (5.30%) Google
4 336 (4.73%) VMware
5 286 (4.03%) Red Hat
6 271 (3.82%) Zend
7 134 (1.89%) Tableau
8 105 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 95 (1.34%) New Relic
10 89 (1.25%) Cisco
11 86 (1.21%) SAP
12 83 (1.17%) Sybase
13 70 (0.99%) Adobe
14 67 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 62 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 61 (0.86%) Splunk
17 60 (0.85%) IBM
18 52 (0.73%) HP
19 51 (0.72%) Twitter
20 43 (0.61%) Citrix