Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 68 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4,995 6,522 8,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.76% 4.10% 4.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.00% 14.23% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,345 5,502 7,322
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 35,679 45,842 54,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.85% 28.85% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29,467 37,707 44,809
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 -2 4,682 £47,500 +1.06% 1,115
UK excluding London -1 3,437 £42,500 - 929
London -24 1,473 £65,000 +10.17% 281
South East -7 1,027 £45,000 +2.27% 174
North of England +3 867 £42,000 +5.00% 306
South West -5 541 £40,500 -4.71% 147
Midlands +25 498 £37,500 -10.71% 143
North West -2 475 £42,500 +2.41% 147
Yorkshire +6 323 £40,000 - 112
West Midlands +2 288 £40,000 -8.31% 89
East of England +21 275 £50,000 +25.00% 64
East Midlands +46 207 £37,500 +8.70% 54
Scotland -21 154 £42,500 -10.53% 62
Wales +12 76 £37,500 -10.71% 31
North East +20 69 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Northern Ireland -3 10 £48,750 -2.50% 4

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 2,432 (48.69%) JavaScript
2 2,293 (45.91%) PHP
3 1,838 (36.80%) HTML
4 1,759 (35.22%) CSS
5 1,734 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1,498 (29.99%) Linux
7 1,388 (27.79%) SQL
8 1,315 (26.33%) Git (software)
9 1,214 (24.30%) AWS
10 1,180 (23.62%) Java
11 1,033 (20.68%) SQL Server
12 961 (19.24%) Python
13 950 (19.02%) MVC
14 937 (18.76%) jQuery
15 873 (17.48%) Laravel
16 849 (17.00%) Docker
17 844 (16.90%) Web Development
18 822 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
19 740 (14.81%) C#
20 733 (14.67%) Software Engineering
21 726 (14.53%) OO
22 714 (14.29%) DevOps
23 704 (14.09%) AngularJS
24 703 (14.07%) Oracle
25 675 (13.51%) OOP
26 658 (13.17%) Relational Database
27 653 (13.07%) .NET
28 631 (12.63%) TDD
29 610 (12.21%) React
30 602 (12.05%) Finance

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
1 358 (7.17%) Apache
2 291 (5.83%) WordPress
3 234 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 197 (3.94%) CMS
5 184 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 149 (2.98%) Drupal
7 148 (2.96%) nginx
8 110 (2.20%) IIS
9 88 (1.76%) JBoss
10 77 (1.54%) Apache Spark
11 61 (1.22%) Confluence
12 56 (1.12%) Apache Solr
13 39 (0.78%) MS Exchange
14 38 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 31 (0.62%) Joomla!
16 28 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
17 27 (0.54%) WebLogic
18 25 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
19 24 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
20 23 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.14%) InDesign
8 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.080%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.060%) CATIA
10 3 (0.060%) Sketch
11 2 (0.040%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) InVision
12 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 173 (3.46%) Magento
2 37 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.42%) Shopify
4 12 (0.24%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.20%) CiviCRM
5 10 (0.20%) GoldMine
5 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.12%) PolarLake
6 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.080%) Cisco SocialMiner
7 4 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.060%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.060%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.040%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,214 (24.30%) AWS
2 525 (10.51%) Azure
3 383 (7.67%) SaaS
4 297 (5.95%) GCP
5 213 (4.26%) GitHub
6 162 (3.24%) Serverless
7 125 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 121 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
9 116 (2.32%) Amazon S3
10 79 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 71 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
12 64 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 62 (1.24%) npm
14 61 (1.22%) Power Platform
15 46 (0.92%) IaaS
15 46 (0.92%) PaaS
16 41 (0.82%) Office 365
17 38 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
17 38 (0.76%) OpenShift
18 29 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 138 (2.76%) Internet
2 135 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 118 (2.36%) HTTP
4 106 (2.12%) Firewall
5 85 (1.70%) DNS
6 42 (0.84%) SSH
7 41 (0.82%) WAN
8 40 (0.80%) SMTP
9 38 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 38 (0.76%) LAN
10 37 (0.74%) Extranet
11 36 (0.72%) SNMP
11 36 (0.72%) VPN
12 35 (0.70%) SSL
13 33 (0.66%) Wireless
14 27 (0.54%) IGMP
14 27 (0.54%) Multicast
14 27 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
14 27 (0.54%) WLAN
15 25 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,033 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 822 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 658 (13.17%) Relational Database
4 561 (11.23%) MongoDB
5 483 (9.67%) NoSQL
6 220 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 214 (4.28%) Redis
8 191 (3.82%) MariaDB
9 174 (3.48%) Big Data
10 142 (2.84%) Amazon Aurora
11 140 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
12 100 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
13 90 (1.80%) Hadoop
14 70 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 70 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 69 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 69 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 65 (1.30%) BigQuery
17 64 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,315 (26.33%) Git (software)
2 448 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 285 (5.71%) JIRA
4 202 (4.04%) Subversion
5 164 (3.28%) Maven
6 162 (3.24%) Selenium
7 139 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 116 (2.32%) Eclipse
9 111 (2.22%) PHPUnit
10 105 (2.10%) JUnit
11 96 (1.92%) webpack
12 91 (1.82%) GitLab
13 90 (1.80%) Cucumber
14 68 (1.36%) Gradle
15 64 (1.28%) Visual Studio
16 61 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 57 (1.14%) Vagrant
18 56 (1.12%) Ant
19 55 (1.10%) gulp
20 54 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 602 (12.05%) Finance
2 281 (5.63%) Marketing
3 266 (5.33%) Retail
4 138 (2.76%) Banking
5 114 (2.28%) Games
6 79 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 72 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 66 (1.32%) Public Sector
9 65 (1.30%) Automotive
10 47 (0.94%) Advertising
11 39 (0.78%) Front Office
12 35 (0.70%) Electronics
13 28 (0.56%) Back Office
14 20 (0.40%) Billing
14 20 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.36%) Military
16 17 (0.34%) Legal
17 14 (0.28%) Law
18 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,314 (66.35%) Developer
2 1,381 (27.65%) PHP Developer
3 689 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 458 (9.17%) Java Developer
5 403 (8.07%) Software Engineer
6 369 (7.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 338 (6.77%) Software Developer
8 335 (6.71%) Web Developer
9 261 (5.23%) .NET Developer
10 247 (4.94%) Senior PHP Developer
11 205 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 195 (3.90%) C# Developer
13 186 (3.72%) Java Engineer
14 165 (3.30%) Python Developer
15 159 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
16 154 (3.08%) Junior
17 142 (2.84%) Administrator
18 140 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
19 139 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
19 139 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,838 (36.80%) HTML
2 1,759 (35.22%) CSS
3 937 (18.76%) jQuery
4 873 (17.48%) Laravel
5 704 (14.09%) AngularJS
6 653 (13.07%) .NET
7 610 (12.21%) React
8 588 (11.77%) Web Services
9 585 (11.71%) LAMP
10 578 (11.57%) Node.js
11 550 (11.01%) REST
12 530 (10.61%) Symfony
13 503 (10.07%) HTML5
14 444 (8.89%) Spring
15 437 (8.75%) RESTful
16 356 (7.13%) XML
17 350 (7.01%) Vue.js
18 329 (6.59%) JSON
19 303 (6.07%) ASP.NET
20 288 (5.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 325 (6.51%) Mobile App
2 295 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
3 239 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (4.78%) User Experience
4 184 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 140 (2.80%) Replication
6 119 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 90 (1.80%) Clustering
8 83 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 72 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 70 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 68 (1.36%) Cloud Native
11 68 (1.36%) Pricing Data
12 64 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 55 (1.10%) Data Centre
14 52 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
15 46 (0.92%) Private Cloud
16 38 (0.76%) Management Information System
17 29 (0.58%) EPoS
18 27 (0.54%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1,498 (29.99%) Linux
2 466 (9.33%) Windows
3 319 (6.39%) Unix
4 157 (3.14%) Android
5 152 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 150 (3.00%) CentOS
7 128 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 118 (2.36%) Windows Server
9 82 (1.64%) Debian
10 50 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 25 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (0.40%) AIX
16 16 (0.32%) Solaris
17 9 (0.18%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
19 3 (0.060%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,734 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (19.02%) MVC
3 844 (16.90%) Web Development
4 733 (14.67%) Software Engineering
5 726 (14.53%) OO
6 714 (14.29%) DevOps
7 675 (13.51%) OOP
8 631 (12.63%) TDD
9 549 (10.99%) Microservices
10 538 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
11 457 (9.15%) Scrum
12 432 (8.65%) E-Commerce
13 355 (7.11%) Test Automation
14 351 (7.03%) Computer Science
15 327 (6.55%) Mentoring
16 314 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
17 299 (5.99%) OO PHP
18 281 (5.63%) Front End Development
19 276 (5.53%) Unit Testing
20 262 (5.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,432 (48.69%) JavaScript
2 2,293 (45.91%) PHP
3 1,388 (27.79%) SQL
4 1,180 (23.62%) Java
5 961 (19.24%) Python
6 740 (14.81%) C#
7 396 (7.93%) Bash Shell
8 290 (5.81%) Ruby
9 185 (3.70%) Perl
10 166 (3.32%) Java 8
11 163 (3.26%) TypeScript
12 158 (3.16%) PHP 7
12 158 (3.16%) PowerShell
13 143 (2.86%) Go
14 142 (2.84%) C++
15 123 (2.46%) C
16 91 (1.82%) T-SQL
17 90 (1.80%) ES6
18 84 (1.68%) Shell Script
19 81 (1.62%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 451 (9.03%) Degree
2 171 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.28%) PhD
8 12 (0.24%) CCNP
9 10 (0.20%) CCDP
10 8 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.14%) CCNA
11 7 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.14%) OCP
12 6 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.12%) HND
12 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (3.82%) QA
2 40 (0.80%) GDPR
3 32 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.38%) SLA
5 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.10%) HL7
8 3 (0.060%) CDISC
8 3 (0.060%) PMO
9 2 (0.040%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.040%) NCSC
10 1 (0.020%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.020%) WAI
10 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 849 (17.00%) Docker
2 100 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 47 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.66%) Varnish
6 29 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.52%) vSphere
8 22 (0.44%) XenApp
9 18 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.34%) KVM
11 15 (0.30%) iptables
12 14 (0.28%) DRBD
12 14 (0.28%) NFS
12 14 (0.28%) Postfix
13 12 (0.24%) Samba
14 10 (0.20%) GlusterFS
15 9 (0.18%) LXC
15 9 (0.18%) Xen
16 7 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 449 (8.99%) Kubernetes
2 326 (6.53%) Ansible
3 255 (5.11%) Puppet
4 219 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
5 184 (3.68%) Terraform
6 82 (1.64%) Nagios
7 61 (1.22%) Grafana
8 56 (1.12%) ZABBIX
9 42 (0.84%) HAProxy
10 34 (0.68%) Kibana
11 30 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
12 27 (0.54%) Prometheus
13 22 (0.44%) Galera Cluster
14 19 (0.38%) Icinga
15 17 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (0.32%) Packer
17 15 (0.30%) Oozie
18 11 (0.22%) Ganglia
18 11 (0.22%) Rancher
19 9 (0.18%) Istio
Vendors
1 703 (14.07%) Oracle
2 338 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 285 (5.71%) Zend
4 264 (5.29%) Google
5 120 (2.40%) VMware
6 109 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 84 (1.68%) Sybase
8 69 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.28%) Cisco
10 62 (1.24%) Adobe
11 58 (1.16%) Tableau
12 56 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 30 (0.60%) SAP
14 26 (0.52%) IBM
15 24 (0.48%) Citrix
15 24 (0.48%) Sun
16 22 (0.44%) Percona
17 20 (0.40%) Talend
18 19 (0.38%) HP
19 18 (0.36%) New Relic