Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8,383 8,648 10,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.73% 5.05% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.45% 16.50% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,248 7,588 8,937
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.16%

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 54,271 52,421 63,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.62% 30.61% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45,214 44,692 54,240
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -4 7,982 £45,000 +5.88% 1,360
UK excluding London -7 5,376 £40,000 +6.67% 994
London -7 2,847 £57,500 +2.68% 422
South East -5 1,774 £40,000 -5.88% 231
North of England +4 1,588 £40,000 +6.67% 339
North West +4 956 £40,000 +6.67% 206
Midlands -13 758 £36,792 +5.12% 158
South West -8 604 £39,375 +5.00% 130
Yorkshire +3 548 £40,000 +11.11% 114
West Midlands -14 490 £35,000 - 100
East of England -31 412 £45,000 +12.50% 80
East Midlands -11 269 £40,000 +14.29% 58
Scotland -28 167 £50,000 +17.65% 34
North East -11 86 £35,000 - 19
Wales -10 81 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Northern Ireland -6 9 £40,000 +26.98% 8
Channel Islands - 4 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4,172 (49.77%) JavaScript
2 4,134 (49.31%) PHP
3 3,451 (41.17%) HTML
4 3,234 (38.58%) CSS
5 3,169 (37.80%) Linux
6 2,964 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
7 2,667 (31.81%) SQL
8 2,389 (28.50%) Java
9 2,189 (26.11%) Git (software)
10 1,826 (21.78%) jQuery
11 1,705 (20.34%) Web Development
12 1,704 (20.33%) MVC
13 1,697 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
14 1,627 (19.41%) Python
15 1,510 (18.01%) SQL Server
16 1,384 (16.51%) Oracle
17 1,305 (15.57%) AngularJS
18 1,293 (15.42%) PostgreSQL
19 1,262 (15.05%) LAMP
20 1,250 (14.91%) Apache
21 1,225 (14.61%) OO
21 1,225 (14.61%) Laravel
22 1,163 (13.87%) OOP
23 1,154 (13.77%) Web Services
24 1,126 (13.43%) TDD
25 1,115 (13.30%) NoSQL
26 1,109 (13.23%) DevOps
27 1,092 (13.03%) Docker
28 1,085 (12.94%) Finance
29 1,074 (12.81%) 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 1,250 (14.91%) Apache
2 532 (6.35%) CMS
3 500 (5.96%) WordPress
4 494 (5.89%) Tomcat
5 435 (5.19%) nginx
6 351 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
7 313 (3.73%) Drupal
8 209 (2.49%) JBoss
9 207 (2.47%) Confluence
10 174 (2.08%) Apache Spark
11 142 (1.69%) OpenStack
12 115 (1.37%) IIS
13 113 (1.35%) WebLogic
14 106 (1.26%) Apache Solr
15 99 (1.18%) WebSphere
16 74 (0.88%) Ethereum
17 64 (0.76%) SharePoint
18 42 (0.50%) Joomla!
18 42 (0.50%) MS Exchange
18 42 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 145 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 112 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
5 41 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 13 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.11%) HipChat
12 7 (0.084%) GIMP
13 6 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
14 5 (0.060%) SPSS
14 5 (0.060%) Weka
15 4 (0.048%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.024%) Fireworks
17 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 350 (4.18%) Magento
2 88 (1.05%) Distributed Ledger
3 58 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 13 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.12%) Shopify
9 8 (0.095%) CiviCRM
9 8 (0.095%) Eloqua
10 7 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.072%) Movex
12 5 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.060%) OpenCart
13 4 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.048%) Unica
13 4 (0.048%) WebTrends
14 3 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
14 3 (0.036%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,697 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 426 (5.08%) SaaS
4 424 (5.06%) GitHub
5 222 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 222 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 187 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 184 (2.19%) Amazon S3
8 77 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 75 (0.89%) npm
9 75 (0.89%) Serverless
10 68 (0.81%) PaaS
10 68 (0.81%) Slack
11 58 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
12 57 (0.68%) Route 53
13 54 (0.64%) IaaS
14 53 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 52 (0.62%) Office 365
16 51 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 47 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 271 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 248 (2.96%) Firewall
3 243 (2.90%) HTTP
4 232 (2.77%) Internet
5 227 (2.71%) DNS
6 132 (1.57%) VPN
7 119 (1.42%) SSL
8 111 (1.32%) SAN
9 98 (1.17%) SSH
10 75 (0.89%) SMS
11 54 (0.64%) DHCP
12 51 (0.61%) VLAN
13 49 (0.58%) Network Security
14 48 (0.57%) LAN
14 48 (0.57%) WAN
15 47 (0.56%) SMTP
16 46 (0.55%) NAS
17 40 (0.48%) VoIP
18 38 (0.45%) FTP
19 34 (0.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,510 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 1,293 (15.42%) PostgreSQL
3 1,115 (13.30%) NoSQL
4 986 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 729 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 502 (5.99%) Redis
7 355 (4.23%) Big Data
8 344 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 300 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 256 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 255 (3.04%) MariaDB
12 235 (2.80%) RDBMS
13 171 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 168 (2.00%) Blockchain
14 168 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 143 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 136 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
17 122 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 106 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
19 82 (0.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,189 (26.11%) Git (software)
2 817 (9.75%) Jenkins
3 583 (6.95%) Subversion
4 503 (6.00%) JIRA
5 418 (4.99%) Maven
6 256 (3.05%) Selenium
7 248 (2.96%) JUnit
8 232 (2.77%) PHPUnit
9 163 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 162 (1.93%) Vagrant
11 159 (1.90%) gulp
12 142 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 137 (1.63%) webpack
14 136 (1.62%) Grunt
15 127 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 121 (1.44%) Mocha
17 120 (1.43%) Bitbucket
18 108 (1.29%) TeamCity
19 96 (1.15%) Mercurial
20 89 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,085 (12.94%) Finance
2 522 (6.23%) Retail
3 461 (5.50%) Marketing
4 353 (4.21%) Advertising
5 304 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 260 (3.10%) Banking
7 217 (2.59%) Games
8 94 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 72 (0.86%) Legal
10 65 (0.78%) Automotive
11 64 (0.76%) Billing
12 60 (0.72%) Publishing
13 49 (0.58%) Back Office
14 46 (0.55%) Electronics
15 39 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 36 (0.43%) Law
17 29 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.24%) Investment Banking
19 17 (0.20%) Multimedia
20 15 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5,533 (66.00%) Developer
2 2,373 (28.31%) PHP Developer
3 1,027 (12.25%) Senior Developer
4 957 (11.42%) Java Developer
5 729 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 502 (5.99%) Software Developer
7 442 (5.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 404 (4.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 366 (4.37%) Software Engineer
10 361 (4.31%) Administrator
11 343 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
11 343 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 327 (3.90%) PHP Web Developer
13 294 (3.51%) Lead Developer
14 286 (3.41%) Junior
15 280 (3.34%) Backend Developer
16 271 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
17 265 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 262 (3.13%) DBA
19 249 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,451 (41.17%) HTML
2 3,234 (38.58%) CSS
3 1,826 (21.78%) jQuery
4 1,305 (15.57%) AngularJS
5 1,262 (15.05%) LAMP
6 1,225 (14.61%) Laravel
7 1,154 (13.77%) Web Services
8 1,074 (12.81%) HTML5
9 991 (11.82%) Node.js
10 982 (11.71%) Spring
11 913 (10.89%) Symfony
12 779 (9.29%) REST
13 776 (9.26%) RESTful
14 722 (8.61%) CSS3
15 714 (8.52%) React
16 712 (8.49%) .NET
17 707 (8.43%) XML
18 596 (7.11%) Hibernate
19 587 (7.00%) JSON
20 564 (6.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 564 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 443 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 404 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
4 388 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 367 (4.38%) Fintech
6 338 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 336 (4.01%) User Experience
8 330 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
9 268 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
10 165 (1.97%) Replication
11 152 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 137 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 120 (1.43%) Clustering
14 117 (1.40%) Public Cloud
15 109 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 94 (1.12%) Management Information System
17 69 (0.82%) Bitcoin
18 61 (0.73%) Social Media
19 52 (0.62%) Private Cloud
20 48 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,169 (37.80%) Linux
2 837 (9.98%) Windows
3 606 (7.23%) Unix
4 378 (4.51%) CentOS
5 258 (3.08%) Android
6 252 (3.01%) Ubuntu
7 223 (2.66%) Debian
8 183 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 181 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 148 (1.77%) Windows Server
11 49 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (0.55%) Solaris
13 43 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 42 (0.50%) VMS
15 38 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 35 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (0.39%) Mac OS X
18 31 (0.37%) Windows 10
19 26 (0.31%) AIX
19 26 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,964 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,705 (20.34%) Web Development
3 1,704 (20.33%) MVC
4 1,225 (14.61%) OO
5 1,163 (13.87%) OOP
6 1,126 (13.43%) TDD
7 1,109 (13.23%) DevOps
8 1,059 (12.63%) Software Engineering
9 949 (11.32%) Scrum
10 946 (11.28%) E-Commerce
11 780 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 668 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
13 661 (7.89%) Test Automation
14 654 (7.80%) Front End Development
15 590 (7.04%) Open Source
16 532 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 498 (5.94%) Microservices
18 492 (5.87%) SDLC
19 452 (5.39%) Analytics
19 452 (5.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4,172 (49.77%) JavaScript
2 4,134 (49.31%) PHP
3 2,667 (31.81%) SQL
4 2,389 (28.50%) Java
5 1,627 (19.41%) Python
6 806 (9.61%) C#
7 687 (8.20%) Ruby
8 627 (7.48%) Bash Shell
9 430 (5.13%) Perl
10 295 (3.52%) C++
11 278 (3.32%) Java 8
12 234 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 233 (2.78%) ES6
13 233 (2.78%) Scala
14 220 (2.62%) T-SQL
15 216 (2.58%) Go
16 198 (2.36%) Shell Script
17 182 (2.17%) PHP 7
18 180 (2.15%) C
19 161 (1.92%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 870 (10.38%) Degree
2 272 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 147 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 73 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 47 (0.56%) MCSE
7 46 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 41 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 38 (0.45%) CCNA
9 38 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 36 (0.43%) ISEB
12 35 (0.42%) CISSP
13 30 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
14 28 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (0.31%) MCSA
16 24 (0.29%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.27%) HND
17 23 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
18 22 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (3.64%) QA
2 62 (0.74%) GCP
2 62 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 41 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (0.38%) GDPR
5 32 (0.38%) SLA
6 17 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 4 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.048%) WAI
9 3 (0.036%) DICOM
9 3 (0.036%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.036%) HL7
9 3 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.024%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.024%) WCAG
11 1 (0.012%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.012%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,092 (13.03%) Docker
2 258 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 105 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 94 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 66 (0.79%) KVM
7 55 (0.66%) vSphere
8 52 (0.62%) iptables
9 42 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
10 41 (0.49%) VirtualBox
11 37 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (0.39%) HDFS
13 30 (0.36%) Varnish
14 25 (0.30%) Postfix
15 19 (0.23%) Samba
15 19 (0.23%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.23%) XenServer
16 17 (0.20%) NFS
16 17 (0.20%) Xen
17 16 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 731 (8.72%) Puppet
2 663 (7.91%) Ansible
3 480 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
4 419 (5.00%) Kubernetes
5 228 (2.72%) Nagios
6 193 (2.30%) Terraform
7 72 (0.86%) ZABBIX
8 68 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 66 (0.79%) Salt
10 62 (0.74%) logstash
11 60 (0.72%) Kibana
12 56 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
13 43 (0.51%) Cacti
14 40 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
15 38 (0.45%) Packer
16 30 (0.36%) Galera Cluster
16 30 (0.36%) Grafana
17 29 (0.35%) Rancher
18 28 (0.33%) Prometheus
19 24 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,384 (16.51%) Oracle
2 576 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 521 (6.21%) Google
4 517 (6.17%) Zend
5 385 (4.59%) VMware
6 297 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 135 (1.61%) Twitter
8 115 (1.37%) Cisco
9 108 (1.29%) Splunk
10 106 (1.26%) New Relic
11 100 (1.19%) Adobe
12 94 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 90 (1.07%) SAP
14 83 (0.99%) Atlassian
15 67 (0.80%) HP
16 66 (0.79%) Sybase
17 61 (0.73%) hybris
17 61 (0.73%) IBM
18 59 (0.70%) Capita
19 58 (0.69%) Tableau