Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 3,086 5,739 7,978
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.90% 3.92% 4.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.46% 14.12% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,925 5,281 7,285
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 21,338 40,634 54,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.95% 27.72% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17,379 33,262 44,315
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL.

Salary trend for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 -1 2,864 £50,000 +5.26% 420
UK excluding London +10 2,007 £45,000 +5.88% 367
London -11 1,020 £70,000 +14.75% 82
South East +6 584 £45,000 - 57
North of England +5 502 £45,000 +5.88% 128
South West +25 367 £40,000 - 53
Work from Home -5 294 £52,500 +10.53% 66
North West -11 256 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Midlands -1 227 £42,500 +6.25% 70
Yorkshire +39 176 £45,000 +11.11% 55
East of England +16 158 £45,000 - 31
West Midlands -22 127 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Scotland +21 107 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +24 98 £40,000 +6.67% 30
North East +33 70 £45,000 - 14
Wales -8 55 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Northern Ireland +9 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 1,562 (50.62%) JavaScript
2 1,503 (48.70%) PHP
3 1,126 (36.49%) HTML
4 1,029 (33.34%) CSS
5 998 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
6 936 (30.33%) Linux
7 889 (28.81%) AWS
8 886 (28.71%) SQL
9 761 (24.66%) Git (software)
10 746 (24.17%) Java
11 744 (24.11%) SQL Server
12 678 (21.97%) Python
13 586 (18.99%) Docker
14 556 (18.02%) DevOps
15 542 (17.56%) Laravel
16 513 (16.62%) MVC
17 512 (16.59%) Azure
18 502 (16.27%) jQuery
19 501 (16.23%) Software Engineering
20 499 (16.17%) Finance
21 494 (16.01%) Web Development
22 488 (15.81%) Web Services
23 487 (15.78%) PostgreSQL
24 439 (14.23%) React
25 430 (13.93%) OOP
26 428 (13.87%) OO
27 426 (13.80%) Microservices
28 424 (13.74%) .NET
29 423 (13.71%) MongoDB
30 421 (13.64%) Oracle

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
1 346 (11.21%) Apache
2 146 (4.73%) WordPress
3 129 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
4 123 (3.99%) CMS
5 111 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 74 (2.40%) nginx
7 64 (2.07%) Confluence
8 59 (1.91%) Drupal
8 59 (1.91%) IIS
9 44 (1.43%) Apache Spark
10 34 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 30 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 25 (0.81%) SAS
13 23 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.71%) Joomla!
15 21 (0.68%) Apache Solr
16 17 (0.55%) JBoss
17 15 (0.49%) Moodle
17 15 (0.49%) Umbraco
18 12 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 63 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.23%) Adobe XD
6 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.032%) Figma
10 1 (0.032%) Sketch
10 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 141 (4.57%) Magento
2 31 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.55%) Shopify
4 15 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.39%) SAP GTS
6 11 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
10 5 (0.16%) iTrent
10 5 (0.16%) OpenCart
11 4 (0.13%) Actimize
11 4 (0.13%) Eikon
12 2 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.065%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.065%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.065%) Summit
13 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 889 (28.81%) AWS
2 512 (16.59%) Azure
3 239 (7.74%) SaaS
4 221 (7.16%) Serverless
5 217 (7.03%) GCP
6 191 (6.19%) AWS Lambda
7 126 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
8 85 (2.75%) PaaS
9 78 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
10 76 (2.46%) Amazon S3
10 76 (2.46%) GitHub
11 66 (2.14%) Power Platform
12 60 (1.94%) IaaS
13 56 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 53 (1.72%) Apigee
15 43 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (1.30%) npm
17 39 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
18 38 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 38 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.98%) DNS
2 58 (1.88%) HTTP
3 57 (1.85%) Firewall
4 51 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.36%) Internet
6 30 (0.97%) Network Security
7 28 (0.91%) VPN
8 25 (0.81%) SSL
9 24 (0.78%) RTP
9 24 (0.78%) VoIP
10 23 (0.75%) SAN
10 23 (0.75%) WAN
11 22 (0.71%) LAN
12 16 (0.52%) SSH
13 14 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
13 14 (0.45%) Intranet
14 12 (0.39%) Skype
15 10 (0.32%) DHCP
16 9 (0.29%) VLAN
16 9 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 487 (15.78%) PostgreSQL
3 423 (13.71%) MongoDB
4 341 (11.05%) NoSQL
5 293 (9.49%) Relational Database
6 289 (9.36%) Redis
7 125 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 115 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 109 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 103 (3.34%) Big Data
10 103 (3.34%) MariaDB
11 70 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 66 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
13 66 (2.14%) Power BI
14 56 (1.81%) RDBMS
15 55 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 47 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 44 (1.43%) DB2
18 39 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 761 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 317 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 197 (6.38%) JIRA
4 126 (4.08%) PHPUnit
5 109 (3.53%) GitLab
6 106 (3.43%) Bitbucket
7 105 (3.40%) Selenium
8 94 (3.05%) Subversion
9 79 (2.56%) Maven
10 78 (2.53%) Artifactory
11 74 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 73 (2.37%) webpack
13 59 (1.91%) Vagrant
14 54 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (1.69%) JUnit
16 51 (1.65%) Visual Studio
17 45 (1.46%) Cucumber
18 43 (1.39%) gulp
19 42 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 42 (1.36%) MSBuild
General
1 499 (16.17%) Finance
2 189 (6.12%) Retail
3 168 (5.44%) Marketing
4 115 (3.73%) Banking
5 80 (2.59%) Front Office
6 77 (2.50%) Games
7 72 (2.33%) Public Sector
8 60 (1.94%) Back Office
9 37 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.00%) Advertising
11 27 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.71%) Law
13 18 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.55%) Publishing
15 16 (0.52%) Automotive
16 14 (0.45%) Legal
17 13 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.39%) Digital Economy
19 9 (0.29%) Police
20 7 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1,945 (63.03%) Developer
2 830 (26.90%) PHP Developer
3 314 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 234 (7.58%) Software Engineer
5 213 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 197 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 194 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 182 (5.90%) Web Developer
9 145 (4.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 133 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 120 (3.89%) .NET Developer
12 109 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 89 (2.88%) Architect
14 84 (2.72%) Junior
15 78 (2.53%) Java Engineer
16 73 (2.37%) PHP Web Developer
17 72 (2.33%) Data Engineer
17 72 (2.33%) Python Developer
18 70 (2.27%) Junior Developer
18 70 (2.27%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,126 (36.49%) HTML
2 1,029 (33.34%) CSS
3 542 (17.56%) Laravel
4 502 (16.27%) jQuery
5 488 (15.81%) Web Services
6 439 (14.23%) React
7 424 (13.74%) .NET
8 417 (13.51%) AngularJS
9 378 (12.25%) Node.js
10 369 (11.96%) REST
11 353 (11.44%) LAMP
12 333 (10.79%) HTML5
13 312 (10.11%) Symfony
14 261 (8.46%) RESTful
15 211 (6.84%) Vue.js
16 197 (6.38%) XML
17 196 (6.35%) CSS3
18 189 (6.12%) Spring
19 175 (5.67%) SOAP
20 156 (5.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 223 (7.23%) User Experience
2 200 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 173 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
4 166 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 89 (2.88%) Hedge funds
7 66 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
8 61 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 57 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 49 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 46 (1.49%) Replication
12 37 (1.20%) Cloud Native
13 30 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 26 (0.84%) NHS
15 21 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (0.68%) Management Information System
16 20 (0.65%) e-Learning
17 17 (0.55%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.45%) Driving Licence
19 13 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 936 (30.33%) Linux
2 229 (7.42%) Windows
3 144 (4.67%) Unix
4 112 (3.63%) Android
5 102 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 95 (3.08%) CentOS
7 84 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 72 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 51 (1.65%) Debian
10 40 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (0.39%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.39%) FreeBSD
15 11 (0.36%) FreeNAS
16 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (18.02%) DevOps
3 513 (16.62%) MVC
4 501 (16.23%) Software Engineering
5 494 (16.01%) Web Development
6 430 (13.93%) OOP
7 428 (13.87%) OO
8 426 (13.80%) Microservices
9 415 (13.45%) TDD
10 398 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
11 285 (9.24%) Scrum
12 284 (9.20%) E-Commerce
13 275 (8.91%) Mentoring
14 255 (8.26%) Test Automation
15 230 (7.45%) Computer Science
16 208 (6.74%) Front End Development
17 202 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
18 192 (6.22%) OO PHP
19 183 (5.93%) Open Source
20 174 (5.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,562 (50.62%) JavaScript
2 1,503 (48.70%) PHP
3 886 (28.71%) SQL
4 746 (24.17%) Java
5 678 (21.97%) Python
6 392 (12.70%) C#
7 203 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 145 (4.70%) C++
9 143 (4.63%) PHP 7
10 142 (4.60%) Ruby
11 137 (4.44%) Go
12 105 (3.40%) C
13 92 (2.98%) TypeScript
14 89 (2.88%) PowerShell
15 84 (2.72%) Perl
16 78 (2.53%) F#
17 76 (2.46%) Java 8
18 67 (2.17%) ES6
19 61 (1.98%) T-SQL
20 60 (1.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 272 (8.81%) Degree
2 124 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.91%) Sun Certification
5 24 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.16%) HND
11 5 (0.16%) PhD
12 4 (0.13%) HNC
12 4 (0.13%) MCPD
12 4 (0.13%) MCSD
12 4 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.097%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.21%) QA
2 35 (1.13%) GDPR
3 33 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.42%) COBIT
6 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.29%) SLA
9 7 (0.23%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.13%) Basel II
10 4 (0.13%) Basel III
10 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 4 (0.13%) WCAG
11 2 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.065%) NIST
12 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.032%) MiFID
12 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 586 (18.99%) Docker
2 90 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 33 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.81%) KVM
6 18 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.58%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.45%) vSphere
8 11 (0.36%) GlusterFS
8 11 (0.36%) Varnish
9 8 (0.26%) Kamailio
10 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.23%) NFS
10 7 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.16%) vCloud
13 4 (0.13%) iptables
14 3 (0.097%) LXC
Systems Management
1 401 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 175 (5.67%) Ansible
3 120 (3.89%) Terraform
4 106 (3.43%) Puppet
5 95 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.20%) Kibana
7 36 (1.17%) Nagios
8 31 (1.00%) Grafana
9 14 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 12 (0.39%) Proxmox
11 11 (0.36%) logstash
12 10 (0.32%) SCCM
13 9 (0.29%) Oozie
14 8 (0.26%) HP ALM
15 7 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.23%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.23%) OpenNebula
16 6 (0.19%) Mesos
16 6 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 421 (13.64%) Oracle
2 222 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 221 (7.16%) Google
4 187 (6.06%) Zend
5 113 (3.66%) VMware
6 62 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 59 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 42 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (1.36%) Tableau
9 33 (1.07%) New Relic
10 31 (1.00%) Adobe
10 31 (1.00%) SaltStack
11 29 (0.94%) Percona
12 28 (0.91%) HP
13 25 (0.81%) IBM
14 24 (0.78%) SAP
15 22 (0.71%) AppDynamics
16 21 (0.68%) Cisco
16 21 (0.68%) Xamarin
17 20 (0.65%) Splunk