Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 2,360 5,056 6,764
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.30% 3.72% 4.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.26% 13.74% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,498 4,833 6,120
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15,469 36,802 46,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.16% 27.10% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13,159 30,348 38,689
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +7 2,150 £50,000 +5.26% 643
UK excluding London +11 1,628 £45,000 +5.88% 535
London +7 617 £65,000 +4.00% 157
Work from Home 0 479 £51,000 +13.33% 159
South East +15 467 £50,000 +13.64% 87
North of England -1 397 £45,000 +5.88% 207
South West +15 296 £45,000 +12.50% 74
Midlands -2 226 £42,500 +13.33% 84
North West +2 202 £45,000 +5.88% 124
Yorkshire +8 173 £42,500 +3.65% 63
East Midlands +21 134 £42,500 +13.33% 32
East of England +30 122 £45,000 -10.00% 32
West Midlands -18 91 £42,500 +9.68% 52
Scotland +10 77 £42,500 -2.86% 26
Wales 0 26 £47,500 +35.71% 21
North East -14 22 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Northern Ireland +28 18 £35,000 -41.67% 4

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1,250 (52.97%) JavaScript
2 1,156 (48.98%) PHP
3 875 (37.08%) HTML
4 838 (35.51%) CSS
5 732 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
6 682 (28.90%) AWS
7 614 (26.02%) Linux
8 596 (25.25%) SQL
9 557 (23.60%) Git (software)
10 539 (22.84%) Python
11 493 (20.89%) Java
12 482 (20.42%) DevOps
13 476 (20.17%) SQL Server
14 464 (19.66%) Docker
15 461 (19.53%) Laravel
16 409 (17.33%) PostgreSQL
17 375 (15.89%) Node.js
18 365 (15.47%) jQuery
19 354 (15.00%) Azure
20 351 (14.87%) MVC
21 344 (14.58%) Microservices
22 319 (13.52%) Web Development
23 318 (13.47%) Kubernetes
24 311 (13.18%) Web Services
25 307 (13.01%) OO
26 304 (12.88%) OOP
27 301 (12.75%) AngularJS
28 299 (12.67%) React
29 295 (12.50%) Relational Database
30 293 (12.42%) TDD

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
1 261 (11.06%) Apache
2 142 (6.02%) WordPress
3 124 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
4 108 (4.58%) CMS
5 75 (3.18%) nginx
6 52 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 41 (1.74%) Drupal
7 41 (1.74%) IIS
8 37 (1.57%) Confluence
9 35 (1.48%) Apache Spark
10 29 (1.23%) Joomla!
10 29 (1.23%) Moodle
11 26 (1.10%) JBoss
12 19 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 18 (0.76%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.51%) SAS
16 7 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.13%) Figma
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.085%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.085%) InVision
5 2 (0.085%) Sketch
6 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 122 (5.17%) Magento
2 32 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 32 (1.36%) Shopify
3 12 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.51%) SAP GTS
4 11 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.17%) Eikon
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.085%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.085%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.042%) Maximo
8 1 (0.042%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.042%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 682 (28.90%) AWS
2 354 (15.00%) Azure
3 210 (8.90%) GCP
4 142 (6.02%) Serverless
5 122 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
6 102 (4.32%) SaaS
7 89 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
8 69 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (2.67%) Apigee
10 59 (2.50%) Amazon S3
11 58 (2.46%) GitHub
12 52 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (1.53%) npm
14 35 (1.48%) PaaS
15 34 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (1.23%) Datadog
17 27 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 27 (1.14%) Power Platform
18 23 (0.97%) IaaS
19 19 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.12%) DNS
2 45 (1.91%) Firewall
3 35 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.27%) Internet
4 30 (1.27%) VPN
5 22 (0.93%) HTTP
6 19 (0.81%) Network Security
7 18 (0.76%) SSH
8 16 (0.68%) RTP
9 11 (0.47%) SAN
9 11 (0.47%) SSL
9 11 (0.47%) VoIP
10 8 (0.34%) Skype
11 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.25%) NAS
12 6 (0.25%) OpenVPN
12 6 (0.25%) WAN
13 5 (0.21%) 4G
13 5 (0.21%) LAN
13 5 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 409 (17.33%) PostgreSQL
3 295 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 270 (11.44%) MongoDB
5 189 (8.01%) NoSQL
5 189 (8.01%) Redis
6 113 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 80 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 78 (3.31%) MariaDB
9 68 (2.88%) Big Data
10 63 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 57 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
13 35 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
14 33 (1.40%) BigQuery
15 29 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (1.19%) DB2
17 27 (1.14%) Power BI
18 26 (1.10%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 557 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 236 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 116 (4.92%) JIRA
4 113 (4.79%) Selenium
5 103 (4.36%) GitLab
6 88 (3.73%) PHPUnit
7 63 (2.67%) Artifactory
8 53 (2.25%) Bitbucket
9 47 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (1.61%) Cucumber
10 38 (1.61%) Maven
11 37 (1.57%) webpack
12 36 (1.53%) Vagrant
13 32 (1.36%) Eclipse
13 32 (1.36%) Subversion
13 32 (1.36%) TeamCity
14 31 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.85%) Cypress.io
15 20 (0.85%) Visual Studio
16 17 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 277 (11.74%) Finance
2 144 (6.10%) Marketing
3 93 (3.94%) Retail
4 87 (3.69%) Banking
5 61 (2.58%) Back Office
6 57 (2.42%) Games
7 56 (2.37%) Public Sector
8 37 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.23%) Electronics
11 27 (1.14%) Law
12 24 (1.02%) Publishing
13 16 (0.68%) Legal
14 14 (0.59%) German Language
15 12 (0.51%) French Language
16 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.38%) Advertising
18 7 (0.30%) Automotive
19 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,534 (65.00%) Developer
2 668 (28.31%) PHP Developer
3 299 (12.67%) Senior Developer
4 222 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 147 (6.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 147 (6.23%) Senior PHP Developer
6 137 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 137 (5.81%) Software Developer
7 133 (5.64%) Web Developer
8 120 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 103 (4.36%) Architect
10 85 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 81 (3.43%) Python Developer
11 81 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 78 (3.31%) Lead Developer
13 75 (3.18%) Backend Developer
14 63 (2.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 62 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
16 61 (2.58%) MySQL Developer
17 59 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (37.08%) HTML
2 838 (35.51%) CSS
3 461 (19.53%) Laravel
4 375 (15.89%) Node.js
5 365 (15.47%) jQuery
6 311 (13.18%) Web Services
7 301 (12.75%) AngularJS
8 299 (12.67%) React
9 277 (11.74%) Vue.js
10 260 (11.02%) REST
11 233 (9.87%) LAMP
12 225 (9.53%) RESTful
13 217 (9.19%) .NET
14 198 (8.39%) HTML5
15 163 (6.91%) Symfony
16 149 (6.31%) JSON
17 141 (5.97%) Spring
18 115 (4.87%) CSS3
19 114 (4.83%) Sass
20 113 (4.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
2 129 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (5.38%) User Experience
4 75 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 61 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.25%) NHS
8 44 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
9 35 (1.48%) Replication
10 27 (1.14%) Cloud Native
10 27 (1.14%) e-Learning
11 22 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 21 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 21 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 19 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 18 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.68%) Clustering
16 15 (0.64%) Data Centre
17 12 (0.51%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 614 (26.02%) Linux
2 146 (6.19%) Windows
3 88 (3.73%) CentOS
4 83 (3.52%) Ubuntu
5 64 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.63%) Android
7 56 (2.37%) Unix
7 56 (2.37%) Windows Server
8 42 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.81%) Debian
11 14 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.30%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.17%) Solaris
19 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (20.42%) DevOps
3 351 (14.87%) MVC
4 344 (14.58%) Microservices
5 319 (13.52%) Web Development
6 307 (13.01%) OO
7 304 (12.88%) OOP
8 293 (12.42%) TDD
9 263 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
10 241 (10.21%) Software Engineering
11 216 (9.15%) E-Commerce
12 204 (8.64%) Scrum
13 171 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 157 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
15 153 (6.48%) Test Automation
16 132 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
17 128 (5.42%) Front End Development
18 118 (5.00%) Computer Science
19 116 (4.92%) Analytics
20 113 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,250 (52.97%) JavaScript
2 1,156 (48.98%) PHP
3 596 (25.25%) SQL
4 539 (22.84%) Python
5 493 (20.89%) Java
6 238 (10.08%) C#
7 159 (6.74%) TypeScript
8 151 (6.40%) Bash Shell
9 123 (5.21%) Ruby
10 114 (4.83%) Go
11 82 (3.47%) C++
12 71 (3.01%) PHP 7
13 69 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 51 (2.16%) C
15 38 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 34 (1.44%) Apple Swift
17 30 (1.27%) ES6
18 29 (1.23%) Perl
18 29 (1.23%) T-SQL
19 27 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 141 (5.97%) Degree
2 60 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 27 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.21%) CCNA
10 5 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.21%) PhD
11 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.13%) HND
11 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.13%) MCSD
11 3 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.13%) OCP
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.35%) QA
2 19 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (0.81%) SLA
3 15 (0.64%) GDPR
4 12 (0.51%) COBIT
5 11 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.34%) HL7
8 6 (0.25%) PSD2
9 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.085%) NCSC
10 2 (0.085%) NIST
11 1 (0.042%) GxP
11 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 464 (19.66%) Docker
2 45 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.76%) VirtualBox
5 17 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.34%) Firmware
7 8 (0.34%) HDFS
7 8 (0.34%) Varnish
7 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 7 (0.30%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.17%) KVM
9 4 (0.17%) vSphere
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.085%) Postfix
11 2 (0.085%) Squid
11 2 (0.085%) XenApp
11 2 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 318 (13.47%) Kubernetes
2 178 (7.54%) Ansible
3 128 (5.42%) Terraform
4 101 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (3.31%) Puppet
6 47 (1.99%) Prometheus
7 42 (1.78%) Grafana
8 24 (1.02%) Nagios
9 17 (0.72%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.64%) Graphite
11 13 (0.55%) Kibana
12 12 (0.51%) logstash
13 10 (0.42%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.34%) Packer
15 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
15 7 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.25%) Opsgenie
17 5 (0.21%) Munin
18 4 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 261 (11.06%) Oracle
2 186 (7.88%) Google
3 124 (5.25%) Microsoft
4 121 (5.13%) Zend
5 55 (2.33%) VMware
6 49 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 49 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (1.74%) SAP
8 37 (1.57%) New Relic
9 27 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 22 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 21 (0.89%) Adobe
12 19 (0.81%) Cisco
13 18 (0.76%) HP
14 17 (0.72%) Percona
15 15 (0.64%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.59%) IBM
16 14 (0.59%) MuleSoft
17 13 (0.55%) Remedy
17 13 (0.55%) Xamarin