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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4422 4997 5599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.96% 5.08% 5.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.09% 16.96% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4394 4798
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27480 29464 36179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.84% 29.96% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23172 25102 30538
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MySQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 4214 £45,000 +1.12% 727
London -9 1622 £57,500 +4.54% 220
South East -14 737 £42,500 +6.25% 130
North West -5 414 £40,000 +6.66% 97
Yorkshire +6 329 £37,500 - 75
West Midlands -8 329 £35,000 +12.90% 67
South West -9 327 £40,000 +6.66% 56
East of England +3 288 £37,250 -6.87% 36
Manchester -16 237 £40,000 - 52
City of London +16 211 £52,500 -4.54% 57
Hampshire -8 207 £40,000 +6.66% 32
West Yorkshire +15 203 £40,000 - 47
Berkshire -3 150 £45,000 -2.70% 27
East Midlands +4 137 £35,000 -12.50% 37
Leeds -12 125 £44,000 +10.00% 29
Bristol 0 109 £40,000 +21.21% 18
Birmingham -10 108 £40,000 +21.21% 16
Surrey -17 108 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Gloucestershire +6 100 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hertfordshire +20 94 £36,500 -17.97% 10
Basingstoke -4 78 £47,500 +33.80% 15
Staffordshire +49 76 £35,000 +12.90% 11
Cheshire -1 76 £35,000 -6.66% 20
Buckinghamshire -7 74 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Essex +24 69 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Scotland +14 68 £35,000 -12.50% 14
South Yorkshire -4 67 £34,000 -9.33% 17
Nottinghamshire +1 62 £40,000 - 15
Kent +11 60 £35,000 +10.23% 13
Reading -27 59 £45,000 -10.00% 10

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4211 (48.23%) PHP
2 4186 (47.94%) JavaScript
3 3758 (43.04%) HTML
4 3542 (40.57%) CSS
5 3478 (39.84%) Linux
6 3015 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2522 (28.89%) Java
8 2481 (28.42%) SQL
9 2285 (26.17%) Git (software)
10 1935 (22.16%) jQuery
11 1816 (20.80%) SQL Server
12 1756 (20.11%) Web Development
13 1684 (19.29%) MVC
14 1655 (18.96%) LAMP
15 1523 (17.44%) Apache
16 1522 (17.43%) Python
17 1430 (16.38%) Oracle
18 1389 (15.91%) OO
19 1375 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
20 1328 (15.21%) HTML5
21 1299 (14.88%) TDD
22 1274 (14.59%) Web Services
23 1222 (14.00%) DevOps
24 1208 (13.84%) MongoDB
25 1169 (13.39%) AngularJS
26 1164 (13.33%) Software Engineering
27 1116 (12.78%) Scrum
28 1092 (12.51%) PostgreSQL
29 1088 (12.46%) E-Commerce
30 1087 (12.45%) Degree

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 1523 (17.44%) Apache
2 743 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 507 (5.81%) WordPress
4 495 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
5 443 (5.07%) CMS
6 442 (5.06%) nginx
7 364 (4.17%) Drupal
8 342 (3.92%) JBoss
9 242 (2.77%) Apache Spark
10 230 (2.63%) OpenStack
11 228 (2.61%) WebLogic
12 208 (2.38%) Apache Solr
13 200 (2.29%) WebSphere
14 193 (2.21%) IIS
15 135 (1.55%) Confluence
16 133 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 127 (1.45%) Jetty
18 70 (0.80%) MS Exchange
19 57 (0.65%) GlassFish
20 53 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 149 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 97 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 43 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 18 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.14%) InDesign
9 8 (0.092%) SPSS
10 7 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.057%) Weka
12 4 (0.046%) HipChat
13 3 (0.034%) GIMP
13 3 (0.034%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.023%) MicroStation
15 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 370 (4.24%) Magento
2 103 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 54 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 25 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 14 (0.16%) OpenCart
9 13 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (0.15%) Shopify
10 11 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.11%) Movex
12 9 (0.10%) FastStats
13 8 (0.092%) NetSuite
14 7 (0.080%) FastStats PeopleStage
15 6 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
15 6 (0.069%) Sage X3
16 5 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
16 5 (0.057%) SAP Business One
17 4 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1375 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 455 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 397 (4.55%) SaaS
4 303 (3.47%) GitHub
5 218 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 164 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 129 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 114 (1.31%) PaaS
9 91 (1.04%) IaaS
10 85 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 73 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 58 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
12 58 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 55 (0.63%) Google Analytics
14 49 (0.56%) Office 365
15 45 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 43 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
16 43 (0.49%) Route 53
17 34 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
18 30 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 281 (3.22%) Firewall
2 254 (2.91%) DNS
3 245 (2.81%) Internet
4 242 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 239 (2.74%) HTTP
6 161 (1.84%) SAN
7 146 (1.67%) VPN
8 104 (1.19%) LDAP
9 94 (1.08%) WAN
10 86 (0.98%) SSH
11 84 (0.96%) SSL
12 78 (0.89%) LAN
13 69 (0.79%) Network Security
14 66 (0.76%) DHCP
15 61 (0.70%) FTP
16 56 (0.64%) iSCSI
17 53 (0.61%) VLAN
18 44 (0.50%) NAS
19 42 (0.48%) SNMP
20 40 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1816 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 1208 (13.84%) MongoDB
3 1092 (12.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1029 (11.79%) NoSQL
5 934 (10.70%) Relational Database
6 481 (5.51%) Redis
7 417 (4.78%) Big Data
8 396 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 376 (4.31%) Hadoop
10 368 (4.21%) RDBMS
11 235 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 226 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 217 (2.49%) MariaDB
14 212 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 168 (1.92%) Oracle Database
16 157 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
17 153 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 131 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 117 (1.34%) DB2
20 104 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2285 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 777 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 716 (8.20%) Subversion
4 492 (5.64%) JIRA
5 396 (4.54%) Maven
6 324 (3.71%) Selenium
7 284 (3.25%) JUnit
8 263 (3.01%) gulp
9 187 (2.14%) Visual Studio
10 178 (2.04%) Grunt
11 177 (2.03%) Eclipse
12 173 (1.98%) Vagrant
13 167 (1.91%) PHPUnit
14 166 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 132 (1.51%) Gradle
16 127 (1.45%) Ant
17 118 (1.35%) webpack
18 107 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 94 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
20 92 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 922 (10.56%) Finance
2 675 (7.73%) Marketing
3 481 (5.51%) Retail
4 262 (3.00%) Banking
5 259 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 256 (2.93%) Games
7 236 (2.70%) Electronics
8 186 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 181 (2.07%) Advertising
10 135 (1.55%) Legal
11 98 (1.12%) Publishing
12 81 (0.93%) Back Office
13 77 (0.88%) Automotive
14 57 (0.65%) Billing
15 51 (0.58%) Front Office
16 48 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.25%) Law
17 22 (0.25%) Military
17 22 (0.25%) Music Industry
18 20 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5690 (65.17%) Developer
2 2374 (27.19%) PHP Developer
3 1026 (11.75%) Java Developer
4 998 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 849 (9.72%) Web Developer
6 589 (6.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 484 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 472 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 461 (5.28%) MySQL Developer
10 419 (4.80%) PHP Web Developer
11 385 (4.41%) Software Engineer
12 381 (4.36%) Administrator
12 381 (4.36%) Senior PHP Developer
13 370 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 366 (4.19%) HTML Developer
15 365 (4.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 335 (3.84%) Junior
17 308 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
18 290 (3.32%) Analyst
19 289 (3.31%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3758 (43.04%) HTML
2 3542 (40.57%) CSS
3 1935 (22.16%) jQuery
4 1655 (18.96%) LAMP
5 1328 (15.21%) HTML5
6 1274 (14.59%) Web Services
7 1169 (13.39%) AngularJS
8 978 (11.20%) Spring
9 953 (10.92%) .NET
10 936 (10.72%) XML
11 913 (10.46%) Laravel
12 830 (9.51%) REST
13 782 (8.96%) Symfony
14 775 (8.88%) CSS3
15 761 (8.72%) Node.js
16 655 (7.50%) Hibernate
17 597 (6.84%) SOAP
18 587 (6.72%) RESTful
19 563 (6.45%) JSON
20 548 (6.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 769 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 507 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 494 (5.66%) User Experience
4 449 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 363 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
6 259 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
7 257 (2.94%) Fintech
8 189 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 181 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 167 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 157 (1.80%) Replication
12 132 (1.51%) Clustering
13 128 (1.47%) iPad
14 123 (1.41%) Algorithms
15 101 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 75 (0.86%) Social Media
17 59 (0.68%) Blog
18 56 (0.64%) Digital Media
18 56 (0.64%) N-Tier
19 49 (0.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3478 (39.84%) Linux
2 898 (10.29%) Windows
3 632 (7.24%) Unix
4 399 (4.57%) Android
5 389 (4.46%) Apple iOS
6 385 (4.41%) CentOS
7 344 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 285 (3.26%) Windows Server
9 280 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 187 (2.14%) Debian
11 142 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 129 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 87 (1.00%) Solaris
14 45 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 39 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (0.30%) AIX
16 26 (0.30%) HPUX
17 18 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
17 18 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3015 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1756 (20.11%) Web Development
3 1684 (19.29%) MVC
4 1389 (15.91%) OO
5 1299 (14.88%) TDD
6 1222 (14.00%) DevOps
7 1164 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1116 (12.78%) Scrum
9 1088 (12.46%) E-Commerce
10 994 (11.38%) OOP
11 871 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
12 619 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
13 609 (6.98%) Open Source
14 594 (6.80%) Mentoring
15 549 (6.29%) Test Automation
16 502 (5.75%) Microservices
17 498 (5.70%) Front End Development
18 476 (5.45%) Kanban
19 458 (5.25%) SDLC
20 453 (5.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4211 (48.23%) PHP
2 4186 (47.94%) JavaScript
3 2522 (28.89%) Java
4 2481 (28.42%) SQL
5 1522 (17.43%) Python
6 858 (9.83%) C#
7 693 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 683 (7.82%) Ruby
9 659 (7.55%) Perl
10 326 (3.73%) C++
11 268 (3.07%) C
12 236 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 235 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 229 (2.62%) Scala
15 191 (2.19%) VB.NET
16 190 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 180 (2.06%) PHP 5
18 151 (1.73%) PHP 7
19 147 (1.68%) Go
20 132 (1.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1087 (12.45%) Degree
2 463 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 61 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 43 (0.49%) ISEB
7 42 (0.48%) MySQL Certification
8 39 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (0.37%) CCNA
11 31 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
11 31 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.29%) PMP
13 24 (0.27%) RHCE
14 23 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 19 (0.22%) Master's Degree
16 16 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (0.17%) MCTS
17 15 (0.17%) PhD
18 13 (0.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (4.68%) QA
2 89 (1.02%) SLA
3 59 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 49 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.19%) GDPR
8 13 (0.15%) GCP
9 12 (0.14%) PMO
10 8 (0.092%) HL7
11 7 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.080%) WAI
12 6 (0.069%) WCAG
13 5 (0.057%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.034%) DICOM
14 3 (0.034%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.034%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 716 (8.20%) Docker
2 330 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 129 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 124 (1.42%) Varnish
6 102 (1.17%) KVM
7 75 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 67 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 67 (0.77%) Xen
9 62 (0.71%) NFS
10 53 (0.61%) XenServer
11 52 (0.60%) vSphere
12 39 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
12 39 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 35 (0.40%) Firmware
14 34 (0.39%) iptables
15 32 (0.37%) LXC
16 31 (0.36%) Postfix
16 31 (0.36%) Samba
17 26 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 825 (9.45%) Puppet
2 631 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
3 571 (6.54%) Ansible
4 266 (3.05%) Nagios
5 140 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 116 (1.33%) Salt
7 114 (1.31%) logstash
8 105 (1.20%) Kibana
9 75 (0.86%) Terraform
9 75 (0.86%) ZABBIX
10 73 (0.84%) HAProxy
11 55 (0.63%) Grafana
12 39 (0.45%) cPanel
13 36 (0.41%) Graphite
14 35 (0.40%) Cacti
15 32 (0.37%) Icinga
15 32 (0.37%) SELinux
16 30 (0.34%) Capistrano
16 30 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
17 27 (0.31%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1430 (16.38%) Oracle
2 689 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 615 (7.04%) Zend
4 525 (6.01%) VMware
5 387 (4.43%) Red Hat
6 303 (3.47%) Google
7 171 (1.96%) SAP
8 158 (1.81%) Cisco
9 136 (1.56%) IBM
10 133 (1.52%) Splunk
11 104 (1.19%) Adobe
11 104 (1.19%) HP
12 100 (1.15%) Citrix
13 95 (1.09%) Tableau
14 90 (1.03%) New Relic
15 67 (0.77%) NetApp
16 64 (0.73%) Atlassian
17 62 (0.71%) Talend
18 59 (0.68%) Sybase
18 59 (0.68%) Twitter
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25K - £30K DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Sussex
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flextime & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago