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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4519 5023 5569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.25% 5.09% 5.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.72% 16.81% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 4391 4754
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27027 29884 34667
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 30.29% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22910 25528 29241
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MySQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 4321 £42,500 -5.55% 717
London -2 1596 £57,500 +4.54% 230
South East -10 767 £40,000 - 129
North West -3 431 £40,000 +6.66% 76
West Midlands +2 362 £34,000 +4.61% 61
Yorkshire +2 340 £37,500 -6.25% 74
South West 0 337 £37,500 - 61
East of England +10 279 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Manchester -7 263 £40,000 +2.56% 44
West Yorkshire +11 209 £37,500 -6.25% 44
Hampshire -6 204 £40,000 +6.66% 39
City of London +12 202 £55,000 - 47
East Midlands +24 169 £35,000 -12.50% 36
Berkshire +7 142 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Leeds -10 132 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Birmingham +2 124 £34,500 +4.54% 20
Surrey -16 113 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Bristol +5 106 £40,000 +23.07% 15
Gloucestershire +9 105 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Cheshire -5 79 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Essex +21 77 £41,000 +2.50% 8
Hertfordshire +16 77 £45,000 +3.44% 15
Buckinghamshire +5 76 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Oxfordshire +8 74 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Scotland +18 72 £35,000 -12.50% 17
South Yorkshire -3 72 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Staffordshire +36 66 £35,000 +12.90% 8
Nottinghamshire +16 66 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Reading -18 63 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Kent +7 60 £35,000 +7.69% 10

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4154 (48.16%) PHP
2 4138 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 3677 (42.63%) HTML
4 3488 (40.44%) CSS
5 3447 (39.96%) Linux
6 2948 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2489 (28.85%) SQL
8 2446 (28.36%) Java
9 2187 (25.35%) Git (software)
10 1935 (22.43%) jQuery
11 1767 (20.48%) SQL Server
12 1766 (20.47%) Web Development
13 1665 (19.30%) MVC
14 1617 (18.75%) LAMP
15 1531 (17.75%) Python
16 1464 (16.97%) Apache
17 1407 (16.31%) Oracle
18 1395 (16.17%) OO
19 1321 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
20 1305 (15.13%) HTML5
21 1217 (14.11%) Web Services
22 1210 (14.03%) TDD
23 1168 (13.54%) Software Engineering
24 1163 (13.48%) MongoDB
25 1118 (12.96%) Degree
26 1114 (12.91%) DevOps
27 1112 (12.89%) AngularJS
28 1084 (12.57%) E-Commerce
29 1083 (12.56%) Scrum
30 1057 (12.25%) PostgreSQL

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 1464 (16.97%) Apache
2 681 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 499 (5.78%) WordPress
4 488 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 430 (4.98%) nginx
6 427 (4.95%) CMS
7 349 (4.05%) Drupal
8 332 (3.85%) JBoss
9 256 (2.97%) Apache Spark
10 223 (2.59%) WebLogic
11 217 (2.52%) OpenStack
12 208 (2.41%) IIS
13 192 (2.23%) Apache Solr
14 187 (2.17%) WebSphere
15 121 (1.40%) Confluence
15 121 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 118 (1.37%) Jetty
17 70 (0.81%) Apache Pig
18 66 (0.77%) MS Exchange
19 58 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 132 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 100 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
4 41 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 39 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.23%) InDesign
7 19 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 17 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.10%) SPSS
10 7 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.058%) HipChat
11 5 (0.058%) MicroStation
11 5 (0.058%) Weka
12 4 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 395 (4.58%) Magento
2 72 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.15%) OpenCart
7 13 (0.15%) Shopify
8 10 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.070%) FastStats
9 6 (0.070%) Movex
9 6 (0.070%) Sage X3
9 6 (0.070%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.046%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 4 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.035%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1321 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 423 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 377 (4.37%) SaaS
4 301 (3.49%) GitHub
5 216 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 158 (1.83%) Amazon S3
7 128 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 121 (1.40%) PaaS
9 90 (1.04%) IaaS
10 83 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 79 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 67 (0.78%) Google Analytics
13 62 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 47 (0.54%) Office 365
15 44 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 43 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
16 43 (0.50%) Route 53
17 41 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
18 38 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
19 36 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 257 (2.98%) Internet
2 245 (2.84%) HTTP
3 239 (2.77%) Firewall
4 229 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 224 (2.60%) DNS
6 153 (1.77%) SAN
7 121 (1.40%) VPN
8 108 (1.25%) LDAP
9 81 (0.94%) SSL
10 80 (0.93%) WAN
11 79 (0.92%) SSH
12 67 (0.78%) LAN
13 66 (0.77%) Network Security
14 58 (0.67%) FTP
15 52 (0.60%) DHCP
16 45 (0.52%) NAS
17 43 (0.50%) iSCSI
18 42 (0.49%) VLAN
19 41 (0.48%) SNMP
20 40 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1767 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 1163 (13.48%) MongoDB
3 1057 (12.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1000 (11.59%) NoSQL
5 934 (10.83%) Relational Database
6 461 (5.34%) Redis
7 449 (5.21%) Big Data
8 395 (4.58%) RDBMS
9 394 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 336 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 240 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
12 239 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 217 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 181 (2.10%) MariaDB
15 166 (1.92%) Oracle Database
16 143 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
16 143 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 130 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 123 (1.43%) DB2
19 109 (1.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2187 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 732 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 703 (8.15%) Subversion
4 479 (5.55%) JIRA
5 369 (4.28%) Maven
6 303 (3.51%) Selenium
7 283 (3.28%) JUnit
8 239 (2.77%) gulp
9 183 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 170 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 166 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 162 (1.88%) Grunt
13 158 (1.83%) Vagrant
14 143 (1.66%) PHPUnit
15 120 (1.39%) Ant
16 110 (1.28%) Gradle
17 106 (1.23%) webpack
18 95 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 91 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
20 85 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 858 (9.95%) Finance
2 628 (7.28%) Marketing
3 462 (5.36%) Retail
4 254 (2.94%) Banking
5 242 (2.81%) Games
6 223 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 194 (2.25%) Electronics
8 190 (2.20%) Advertising
9 158 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 114 (1.32%) Publishing
11 111 (1.29%) Legal
12 68 (0.79%) Back Office
13 65 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 62 (0.72%) Automotive
15 55 (0.64%) Billing
16 47 (0.54%) Front Office
17 27 (0.31%) Law
18 24 (0.28%) Military
19 20 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5596 (64.87%) Developer
2 2384 (27.64%) PHP Developer
3 968 (11.22%) Senior Developer
4 959 (11.12%) Java Developer
5 842 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 579 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 492 (5.70%) MySQL Developer
8 466 (5.40%) Software Developer
9 437 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 427 (4.95%) PHP Web Developer
11 396 (4.59%) Software Engineer
12 388 (4.50%) Administrator
13 382 (4.43%) Senior PHP Developer
14 378 (4.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 369 (4.28%) HTML Developer
16 339 (3.93%) Junior
17 336 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
18 314 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
19 290 (3.36%) HTML CSS Developer
20 282 (3.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3677 (42.63%) HTML
2 3488 (40.44%) CSS
3 1935 (22.43%) jQuery
4 1617 (18.75%) LAMP
5 1305 (15.13%) HTML5
6 1217 (14.11%) Web Services
7 1112 (12.89%) AngularJS
8 920 (10.67%) .NET
9 908 (10.53%) Spring
10 900 (10.43%) XML
11 846 (9.81%) Laravel
12 778 (9.02%) REST
13 776 (9.00%) Symfony
14 740 (8.58%) Node.js
15 721 (8.36%) CSS3
16 616 (7.14%) Hibernate
17 571 (6.62%) JSON
18 560 (6.49%) Ajax
19 557 (6.46%) SOAP
20 552 (6.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 804 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 509 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 489 (5.67%) User Experience
4 442 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 362 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 279 (3.23%) Fintech
7 271 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
8 193 (2.24%) Data Centre
9 177 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 165 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 144 (1.67%) Replication
12 137 (1.59%) iPad
13 128 (1.48%) Clustering
14 122 (1.41%) Algorithms
15 104 (1.21%) Management Information System
16 95 (1.10%) Social Media
17 66 (0.77%) Digital Media
18 53 (0.61%) Blog
19 49 (0.57%) e-Learning
20 48 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3447 (39.96%) Linux
2 871 (10.10%) Windows
3 649 (7.52%) Unix
4 367 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 366 (4.24%) CentOS
6 362 (4.20%) Android
7 359 (4.16%) Ubuntu
8 288 (3.34%) Windows Server
9 282 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 183 (2.12%) Debian
11 138 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 118 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 91 (1.05%) Solaris
14 45 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (0.28%) AIX
17 23 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.24%) HPUX
18 21 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2948 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1766 (20.47%) Web Development
3 1665 (19.30%) MVC
4 1395 (16.17%) OO
5 1210 (14.03%) TDD
6 1168 (13.54%) Software Engineering
7 1114 (12.91%) DevOps
8 1084 (12.57%) E-Commerce
9 1083 (12.56%) Scrum
10 1002 (11.62%) OOP
11 803 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
12 592 (6.86%) Open Source
13 563 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 556 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
15 514 (5.96%) Test Automation
16 484 (5.61%) Front End Development
17 479 (5.55%) SDLC
18 463 (5.37%) Microservices
19 461 (5.34%) Unit Testing
20 438 (5.08%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4154 (48.16%) PHP
2 4138 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 2489 (28.85%) SQL
4 2446 (28.36%) Java
5 1531 (17.75%) Python
6 826 (9.58%) C#
7 690 (8.00%) Perl
8 682 (7.91%) Ruby
9 678 (7.86%) Bash Shell
10 339 (3.93%) C++
11 279 (3.23%) C
12 251 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 223 (2.59%) Scala
14 217 (2.52%) PowerShell
15 191 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 183 (2.12%) VB.NET
17 161 (1.87%) PHP 5
18 145 (1.68%) Go
19 142 (1.65%) PHP 7
20 127 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1118 (12.96%) Degree
2 123 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 71 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 57 (0.66%) MySQL Certification
6 56 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 46 (0.53%) ISEB
8 39 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 38 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (0.43%) CCNA
11 34 (0.39%) PMP
12 26 (0.30%) Master's Degree
13 25 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 20 (0.23%) RHCE
14 20 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.16%) HNC
16 13 (0.15%) HND
16 13 (0.15%) PhD
17 12 (0.14%) MCTS
18 11 (0.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (4.60%) QA
2 84 (0.97%) SLA
3 58 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 48 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 44 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.19%) PMO
7 12 (0.14%) GDPR
8 11 (0.13%) WAI
9 10 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.093%) HL7
11 7 (0.081%) WCAG
12 5 (0.058%) ISO 15288
12 5 (0.058%) ISO22301
13 4 (0.046%) GCP
14 3 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.035%) DICOM
14 3 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.035%) MiFID
15 2 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 624 (7.23%) Docker
2 348 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 145 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 117 (1.36%) Varnish
6 98 (1.14%) KVM
7 75 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 72 (0.83%) Xen
9 54 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (0.59%) NFS
11 50 (0.58%) vSphere
12 46 (0.53%) Firmware
12 46 (0.53%) XenServer
13 41 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
14 34 (0.39%) LXC
15 33 (0.38%) iptables
16 31 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 26 (0.30%) HDFS
18 24 (0.28%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 771 (8.94%) Puppet
2 572 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 518 (6.01%) Ansible
4 264 (3.06%) Nagios
5 116 (1.34%) Salt
6 111 (1.29%) Kubernetes
7 107 (1.24%) Kibana
8 99 (1.15%) logstash
9 63 (0.73%) ZABBIX
10 60 (0.70%) HAProxy
11 59 (0.68%) Terraform
12 53 (0.61%) Grafana
13 34 (0.39%) NetBackup
14 33 (0.38%) Cacti
14 33 (0.38%) SCVMM
15 31 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
16 29 (0.34%) Graphite
16 29 (0.34%) StatsD
17 27 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (0.30%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1407 (16.31%) Oracle
2 685 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 613 (7.11%) Zend
4 531 (6.16%) VMware
5 385 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 323 (3.74%) Google
7 159 (1.84%) Cisco
8 144 (1.67%) SAP
9 142 (1.65%) Splunk
10 112 (1.30%) IBM
11 107 (1.24%) Adobe
12 106 (1.23%) HP
13 103 (1.19%) Citrix
14 94 (1.09%) Tableau
15 90 (1.04%) New Relic
16 81 (0.94%) Twitter
17 71 (0.82%) Talend
18 70 (0.81%) NetApp
19 64 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
20 63 (0.73%) Juniper
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nevado
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Nevado
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Cycle scheme, volunteering days + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday