Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 8522 9127 10446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.74% 4.88% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.67% 16.46% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7311 8103 9077
UK median annual salary £43,500 £43,543 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.10% +2.45% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 54401 55452 68917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.64% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44789 47398 58029
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 8168 £44,500 -1.11% 623
UK excluding London -8 5289 £40,000 - 430
London -10 3053 £56,000 +1.82% 202
South East -14 1553 £42,500 - 114
North of England -1 1455 £40,000 +6.67% 121
Midlands +2 1038 £35,000 -2.78% 93
North West -5 900 £40,000 +6.67% 66
West Midlands +9 770 £35,000 - 51
South West -13 553 £37,500 -6.25% 52
East of England +14 508 £37,000 -7.50% 39
Yorkshire +2 487 £37,500 - 50
East Midlands -7 268 £35,000 -12.50% 41
Scotland -43 120 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Wales -20 64 £38,500 +6.94% 4
North East -11 62 £35,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -32 9 £40,000 +35.59% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4316 (50.65%) PHP
2 4256 (49.94%) JavaScript
3 3570 (41.89%) HTML
4 3302 (38.75%) CSS
5 3234 (37.95%) Linux
6 3155 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
7 2399 (28.15%) Java
8 2388 (28.02%) SQL
9 2091 (24.54%) Git (software)
10 1951 (22.89%) jQuery
11 1788 (20.98%) SQL Server
12 1709 (20.05%) MVC
13 1675 (19.66%) Web Development
14 1560 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
15 1481 (17.38%) LAMP
16 1414 (16.59%) Python
17 1408 (16.52%) Apache
18 1364 (16.01%) OO
19 1358 (15.94%) TDD
20 1348 (15.82%) Oracle
21 1335 (15.67%) AngularJS
22 1289 (15.13%) HTML5
23 1265 (14.84%) DevOps
24 1244 (14.60%) Web Services
25 1146 (13.45%) Laravel
26 1132 (13.28%) OOP
27 1087 (12.76%) Finance
28 1080 (12.67%) Software Engineering
29 1078 (12.65%) NoSQL
30 1051 (12.33%) Scrum

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 1408 (16.52%) Apache
2 634 (7.44%) Tomcat
3 535 (6.28%) WordPress
4 512 (6.01%) CMS
5 462 (5.42%) nginx
6 418 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
7 359 (4.21%) Drupal
8 221 (2.59%) IIS
8 221 (2.59%) JBoss
9 180 (2.11%) OpenStack
10 172 (2.02%) Apache Spark
11 165 (1.94%) Confluence
12 156 (1.83%) Apache Solr
13 125 (1.47%) WebLogic
14 120 (1.41%) WebSphere
15 85 (1.00%) Jetty
16 78 (0.92%) Joomla!
17 68 (0.80%) MS Exchange
18 65 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 55 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 141 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 79 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 71 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 35 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 32 (0.38%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.11%) HipChat
10 7 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.059%) InDesign
12 4 (0.047%) GIMP
12 4 (0.047%) SPSS
13 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.012%) Weka
Business Applications
1 389 (4.56%) Magento
2 38 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.15%) OpenCart
5 13 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.094%) Movex
9 6 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.059%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.047%) FastStats
11 4 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.047%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.035%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1560 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 553 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 388 (4.55%) SaaS
4 321 (3.77%) GitHub
5 181 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 144 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 134 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 99 (1.16%) Amazon S3
9 82 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
9 82 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 66 (0.77%) Google Analytics
11 64 (0.75%) IaaS
12 61 (0.72%) npm
13 57 (0.67%) PaaS
14 46 (0.54%) Office 365
15 44 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
16 36 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 36 (0.42%) Route 53
17 29 (0.34%) Slack
18 26 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 326 (3.83%) DNS
2 317 (3.72%) Firewall
3 301 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 250 (2.93%) HTTP
5 238 (2.79%) Internet
6 178 (2.09%) VPN
7 153 (1.80%) SSL
8 125 (1.47%) SAN
9 80 (0.94%) DHCP
10 77 (0.90%) LDAP
11 68 (0.80%) SMS
12 67 (0.79%) AMQP
13 66 (0.77%) WAN
14 64 (0.75%) SSH
15 60 (0.70%) Network Security
16 57 (0.67%) LAN
17 54 (0.63%) Intranet
18 50 (0.59%) SMTP
18 50 (0.59%) VLAN
19 48 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1788 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 1078 (12.65%) NoSQL
3 978 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 977 (11.46%) MongoDB
5 780 (9.15%) Relational Database
6 482 (5.66%) Redis
7 396 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 354 (4.15%) Big Data
9 289 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 254 (2.98%) MariaDB
11 189 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 184 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
13 178 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 175 (2.05%) RDBMS
15 172 (2.02%) Oracle Database
16 138 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
17 132 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 122 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 111 (1.30%) DB2
20 93 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2091 (24.54%) Git (software)
2 796 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 652 (7.65%) Subversion
4 555 (6.51%) JIRA
5 357 (4.19%) Maven
6 321 (3.77%) PHPUnit
7 286 (3.36%) Selenium
8 263 (3.09%) gulp
9 259 (3.04%) JUnit
10 214 (2.51%) Grunt
11 187 (2.19%) Vagrant
12 172 (2.02%) Cucumber
13 171 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 138 (1.62%) Visual Studio
15 119 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 117 (1.37%) TeamCity
17 116 (1.36%) webpack
18 114 (1.34%) Bitbucket
19 111 (1.30%) Gradle
20 99 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1087 (12.76%) Finance
2 624 (7.32%) Marketing
3 594 (6.97%) Retail
4 297 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 277 (3.25%) Games
6 276 (3.24%) Advertising
7 237 (2.78%) Banking
8 201 (2.36%) Electronics
9 200 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 121 (1.42%) Back Office
11 97 (1.14%) Legal
12 91 (1.07%) Automotive
13 68 (0.80%) Billing
14 63 (0.74%) Publishing
15 50 (0.59%) Front Office
16 34 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.35%) Law
18 27 (0.32%) Investment Banking
18 27 (0.32%) Military
19 24 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5534 (64.94%) Developer
2 2524 (29.62%) PHP Developer
3 988 (11.59%) Senior Developer
4 929 (10.90%) Java Developer
5 792 (9.29%) Web Developer
6 541 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 485 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 442 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
9 425 (4.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 416 (4.88%) Administrator
11 411 (4.82%) Software Developer
12 403 (4.73%) PHP Web Developer
13 392 (4.60%) MySQL Developer
14 351 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 348 (4.08%) Junior
16 316 (3.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 309 (3.63%) Lead Developer
18 301 (3.53%) HTML Developer
19 292 (3.43%) Junior Developer
20 285 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3570 (41.89%) HTML
2 3302 (38.75%) CSS
3 1951 (22.89%) jQuery
4 1481 (17.38%) LAMP
5 1335 (15.67%) AngularJS
6 1289 (15.13%) HTML5
7 1244 (14.60%) Web Services
8 1146 (13.45%) Laravel
9 957 (11.23%) Spring
10 915 (10.74%) Symfony
11 905 (10.62%) XML
12 870 (10.21%) .NET
13 867 (10.17%) Node.js
14 795 (9.33%) CSS3
15 791 (9.28%) REST
16 674 (7.91%) RESTful
17 603 (7.08%) SOAP
18 581 (6.82%) JSON
19 557 (6.54%) Hibernate
20 538 (6.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 657 (7.71%) Computer Science
2 469 (5.50%) User Experience
3 418 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 397 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 312 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 273 (3.20%) Fintech
7 215 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 184 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 178 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
10 146 (1.71%) Replication
11 137 (1.61%) Clustering
12 124 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 118 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 102 (1.20%) Algorithms
15 99 (1.16%) iPad
16 86 (1.01%) Client/Server
16 86 (1.01%) Public Cloud
17 67 (0.79%) Social Media
18 62 (0.73%) BBC
19 57 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3234 (37.95%) Linux
2 956 (11.22%) Windows
3 601 (7.05%) Unix
4 396 (4.65%) CentOS
5 359 (4.21%) Ubuntu
6 343 (4.02%) Android
7 278 (3.26%) Apple iOS
8 214 (2.51%) Windows Server
9 200 (2.35%) Debian
10 196 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 72 (0.84%) Solaris
13 66 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 35 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 28 (0.33%) HPUX
17 25 (0.29%) Windows 10
18 18 (0.21%) AIX
19 17 (0.20%) Mac OS
20 16 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3155 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1709 (20.05%) MVC
3 1675 (19.66%) Web Development
4 1364 (16.01%) OO
5 1358 (15.94%) TDD
6 1265 (14.84%) DevOps
7 1132 (13.28%) OOP
8 1080 (12.67%) Software Engineering
9 1051 (12.33%) Scrum
10 1003 (11.77%) E-Commerce
11 863 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
12 653 (7.66%) Mentoring
13 568 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 563 (6.61%) Open Source
15 553 (6.49%) Front End Development
16 550 (6.45%) Microservices
17 504 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
18 491 (5.76%) BDD
19 479 (5.62%) SDLC
20 464 (5.44%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4316 (50.65%) PHP
2 4256 (49.94%) JavaScript
3 2399 (28.15%) Java
4 2388 (28.02%) SQL
5 1414 (16.59%) Python
6 885 (10.38%) C#
7 680 (7.98%) Ruby
8 601 (7.05%) Bash Shell
9 445 (5.22%) Perl
10 398 (4.67%) C++
11 290 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 285 (3.34%) C
13 249 (2.92%) PHP 5
14 235 (2.76%) Go
15 218 (2.56%) Scala
15 218 (2.56%) T-SQL
16 213 (2.50%) Shell Script
17 196 (2.30%) PHP 7
18 131 (1.54%) VB.NET
19 124 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 978 (11.48%) Degree
2 341 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 62 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (0.40%) CCNA
5 34 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 27 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 24 (0.28%) CISSP
8 23 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 22 (0.26%) ISEB
10 20 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.23%) RHCE
11 19 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.22%) OCP
12 18 (0.21%) MCSE
13 15 (0.18%) HND
13 15 (0.18%) MCTS
14 14 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (4.18%) QA
2 78 (0.92%) SLA
3 73 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 50 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (0.57%) GCP
6 31 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.22%) GDPR
9 6 (0.070%) HL7
9 6 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.059%) COBIT
10 5 (0.059%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.059%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.047%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.047%) WAI
12 3 (0.035%) DICOM
12 3 (0.035%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.035%) MiFID
13 2 (0.023%) EMIR
13 2 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 924 (10.84%) Docker
2 291 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 85 (1.00%) KVM
5 80 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 79 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 68 (0.80%) vSphere
8 53 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 52 (0.61%) iptables
9 52 (0.61%) Varnish
10 46 (0.54%) NFS
11 42 (0.49%) Samba
12 40 (0.47%) Xen
13 29 (0.34%) VirtualBox
14 26 (0.31%) Postfix
15 25 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 23 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
16 23 (0.27%) XenServer
17 21 (0.25%) VMware NSX
18 20 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 825 (9.68%) Puppet
2 613 (7.19%) Ansible
3 582 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
4 285 (3.34%) Kubernetes
5 226 (2.65%) Nagios
6 133 (1.56%) Terraform
7 97 (1.14%) HAProxy
8 73 (0.86%) Salt
9 70 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 58 (0.68%) logstash
11 57 (0.67%) Kibana
12 46 (0.54%) Grafana
13 45 (0.53%) Cacti
14 37 (0.43%) cPanel
15 34 (0.40%) Capistrano
15 34 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
16 32 (0.38%) SCCM
16 32 (0.38%) vRealize
17 27 (0.32%) Graphite
18 26 (0.31%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1348 (15.82%) Oracle
2 660 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 616 (7.23%) Zend
4 467 (5.48%) VMware
5 417 (4.89%) Google
6 344 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 140 (1.64%) SAP
8 135 (1.58%) IBM
9 119 (1.40%) Adobe
10 110 (1.29%) Cisco
11 101 (1.19%) Splunk
12 93 (1.09%) Tableau
13 80 (0.94%) Apple
14 78 (0.92%) Twitter
15 77 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 74 (0.87%) HP
17 67 (0.79%) NetApp
18 65 (0.76%) Citrix
19 61 (0.72%) Sybase
20 51 (0.60%) Salesforce.com