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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 4399 5168 5419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.15% 4.94% 5.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.71% 16.00% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3745 4491 4637
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 26331 32293 33782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.80% 30.88% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22328 27534 28625
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 4210 £42,500 -5.55% 724
London -6 1514 £56,750 +8.09% 254
South East +1 810 £42,500 +6.25% 117
North West +10 422 £37,500 +7.14% 94
West Midlands +4 364 £35,000 - 49
South West 0 325 £37,500 - 46
Yorkshire -11 308 £35,000 -12.50% 72
Manchester +16 302 £37,500 +7.14% 59
East of England +23 253 £40,000 - 38
Hampshire -7 224 £40,000 +14.28% 27
West Yorkshire -13 190 £37,500 -6.25% 51
City of London -9 174 £57,500 +9.52% 71
East Midlands +10 168 £35,000 - 37
Berkshire +28 135 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Birmingham +7 124 £34,000 -9.33% 17
Leeds -24 122 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Bristol -4 113 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Oxfordshire +22 99 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Surrey -28 95 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Scotland +30 85 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Buckinghamshire +16 84 £42,500 - 7
Hertfordshire +41 82 £47,500 +11.76% 8
West Sussex +11 75 £38,492 -23.01% 7
Reading +30 73 £51,250 +2.50% 6
Gloucestershire 0 72 £40,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +13 71 £35,000 -9.67% 10
Nottinghamshire +12 58 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Leicestershire +20 56 £35,000 +3.70% 8
North Yorkshire -6 56 £35,000 -12.50% 6
East Sussex -14 55 £42,500 +6.25% 5

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4207 (48.71%) PHP
2 4182 (48.43%) JavaScript
3 3716 (43.03%) HTML
4 3568 (41.32%) CSS
5 3406 (39.44%) Linux
6 2879 (33.34%) Agile Software Development
7 2462 (28.51%) SQL
8 2342 (27.12%) Java
9 2148 (24.87%) Git (software)
10 2036 (23.58%) jQuery
11 1822 (21.10%) SQL Server
12 1803 (20.88%) Web Development
13 1760 (20.38%) MVC
14 1550 (17.95%) LAMP
15 1547 (17.91%) OO
16 1536 (17.79%) Python
17 1419 (16.43%) Oracle
18 1392 (16.12%) HTML5
19 1370 (15.86%) Apache
20 1255 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
21 1215 (14.07%) Web Services
22 1194 (13.83%) TDD
23 1191 (13.79%) Software Engineering
24 1121 (12.98%) MongoDB
25 1114 (12.90%) AngularJS
26 1105 (12.80%) Degree
27 1097 (12.70%) Scrum
28 1085 (12.56%) PostgreSQL
28 1085 (12.56%) OOP
29 1045 (12.10%) E-Commerce

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 1370 (15.86%) Apache
2 636 (7.36%) Tomcat
3 570 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
4 495 (5.73%) WordPress
5 417 (4.83%) nginx
6 406 (4.70%) CMS
7 367 (4.25%) JBoss
8 318 (3.68%) Drupal
9 286 (3.31%) Apache Spark
10 250 (2.89%) WebLogic
11 237 (2.74%) IIS
12 231 (2.67%) WebSphere
13 229 (2.65%) OpenStack
14 224 (2.59%) Apache Solr
15 138 (1.60%) Jetty
16 97 (1.12%) Apache Pig
17 95 (1.10%) Confluence
18 81 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 75 (0.87%) MS Exchange
20 61 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 311 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 124 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 88 (1.02%) MS Office
4 37 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 35 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.19%) InDesign
8 8 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.081%) MicroStation
10 6 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.069%) HipChat
10 6 (0.069%) Weka
11 5 (0.058%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.058%) SPSS
12 4 (0.046%) SPSS Modeler
13 2 (0.023%) GIMP
13 2 (0.023%) Mingle
14 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 371 (4.30%) Magento
2 54 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 14 (0.16%) Shopify
6 13 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.10%) FastStats
8 9 (0.10%) OpenCart
9 8 (0.093%) Sage 200
10 7 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.069%) osCommerce
11 6 (0.069%) Sage X3
11 6 (0.069%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.058%) Movex
13 4 (0.046%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 1255 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 367 (4.25%) SaaS
4 280 (3.24%) GitHub
5 177 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
6 121 (1.40%) PaaS
7 120 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 115 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 84 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 84 (0.97%) IaaS
10 70 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 62 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 60 (0.69%) Office 365
13 59 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 37 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
16 36 (0.42%) Route 53
17 34 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 34 (0.39%) Heroku
18 29 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 273 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 258 (2.99%) HTTP
2 258 (2.99%) Internet
3 250 (2.89%) DNS
4 241 (2.79%) Firewall
5 158 (1.83%) SAN
6 122 (1.41%) LDAP
7 121 (1.40%) SSL
8 104 (1.20%) VPN
9 76 (0.88%) SSH
10 75 (0.87%) DHCP
11 71 (0.82%) WAN
12 68 (0.79%) LAN
13 61 (0.71%) SMTP
14 58 (0.67%) NAS
15 56 (0.65%) FTP
16 54 (0.63%) Network Security
17 50 (0.58%) HTTPS
18 45 (0.52%) VoIP
19 43 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1822 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 1121 (12.98%) MongoDB
3 1085 (12.56%) PostgreSQL
4 955 (11.06%) NoSQL
5 951 (11.01%) Relational Database
6 540 (6.25%) Big Data
7 502 (5.81%) Redis
8 427 (4.94%) Hadoop
9 386 (4.47%) RDBMS
10 329 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 248 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 242 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 219 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 191 (2.21%) Oracle Database
15 153 (1.77%) Apache Hive
16 141 (1.63%) DB2
17 128 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 124 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 115 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
20 113 (1.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2148 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 687 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 677 (7.84%) Subversion
4 464 (5.37%) JIRA
5 334 (3.87%) Maven
6 316 (3.66%) JUnit
7 263 (3.05%) Selenium
8 216 (2.50%) gulp
9 175 (2.03%) Cucumber
10 173 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 169 (1.96%) Eclipse
12 161 (1.86%) Vagrant
13 158 (1.83%) PHPUnit
14 141 (1.63%) Grunt
15 107 (1.24%) Gradle
16 99 (1.15%) webpack
17 98 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 97 (1.12%) Ant
19 91 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
20 88 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 862 (9.98%) Finance
2 541 (6.26%) Marketing
3 486 (5.63%) Retail
4 288 (3.33%) Banking
5 234 (2.71%) Games
6 216 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 184 (2.13%) Advertising
8 140 (1.62%) Publishing
9 124 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 109 (1.26%) Electronics
11 84 (0.97%) Legal
12 75 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 59 (0.68%) Automotive
14 51 (0.59%) Front Office
15 50 (0.58%) Billing
16 48 (0.56%) Back Office
17 37 (0.43%) Military
18 24 (0.28%) Music Industry
19 23 (0.27%) Investment Banking
20 20 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 5554 (64.31%) Developer
2 2420 (28.02%) PHP Developer
3 1033 (11.96%) Senior Developer
4 910 (10.54%) Java Developer
5 807 (9.34%) Web Developer
6 578 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 522 (6.04%) MySQL Developer
8 494 (5.72%) Software Developer
9 437 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 422 (4.89%) Administrator
11 410 (4.75%) Senior PHP Developer
12 405 (4.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 400 (4.63%) PHP Web Developer
14 373 (4.32%) HTML Developer
15 365 (4.23%) Junior
16 362 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
17 344 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
18 309 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
19 302 (3.50%) Lead Developer
20 301 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3716 (43.03%) HTML
2 3568 (41.32%) CSS
3 2036 (23.58%) jQuery
4 1550 (17.95%) LAMP
5 1392 (16.12%) HTML5
6 1215 (14.07%) Web Services
7 1114 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 900 (10.42%) .NET
9 859 (9.95%) Spring
10 853 (9.88%) XML
11 835 (9.67%) Symfony
12 798 (9.24%) Laravel
13 778 (9.01%) CSS3
14 755 (8.74%) Node.js
15 746 (8.64%) REST
16 593 (6.87%) JSON
17 570 (6.60%) Hibernate
18 554 (6.42%) Ajax
19 500 (5.79%) RESTful
20 493 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 792 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 493 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 397 (4.60%) User Experience
4 382 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 241 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
6 233 (2.70%) Fintech
7 216 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 159 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (1.71%) iPad
10 142 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 126 (1.46%) Clustering
12 124 (1.44%) Replication
13 119 (1.38%) Social Media
14 112 (1.30%) Algorithms
15 109 (1.26%) Management Information System
16 60 (0.69%) Digital Media
17 56 (0.65%) PKI
18 50 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 45 (0.52%) N-Tier
20 43 (0.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3406 (39.44%) Linux
2 854 (9.89%) Windows
3 687 (7.96%) Unix
4 367 (4.25%) Ubuntu
5 346 (4.01%) Android
6 342 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 339 (3.93%) CentOS
8 310 (3.59%) Windows Server
9 299 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 172 (1.99%) Debian
11 123 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 119 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 95 (1.10%) Solaris
14 63 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 32 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 28 (0.32%) Windows 7
17 26 (0.30%) AIX
18 23 (0.27%) SUSE
19 22 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2879 (33.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1803 (20.88%) Web Development
3 1760 (20.38%) MVC
4 1547 (17.91%) OO
5 1194 (13.83%) TDD
6 1191 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 1097 (12.70%) Scrum
8 1085 (12.56%) OOP
9 1045 (12.10%) E-Commerce
10 1019 (11.80%) DevOps
11 743 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
12 591 (6.84%) Open Source
13 555 (6.43%) Mentoring
14 520 (6.02%) OO PHP
15 482 (5.58%) Front End Development
16 466 (5.40%) SDLC
17 459 (5.31%) Unit Testing
18 438 (5.07%) BDD
18 438 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
19 437 (5.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4207 (48.71%) PHP
2 4182 (48.43%) JavaScript
3 2462 (28.51%) SQL
4 2342 (27.12%) Java
5 1536 (17.79%) Python
6 883 (10.22%) C#
7 788 (9.12%) Perl
8 683 (7.91%) Ruby
9 654 (7.57%) Bash Shell
10 348 (4.03%) C++
11 285 (3.30%) C
12 278 (3.22%) T-SQL
13 225 (2.61%) Scala
14 219 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 208 (2.41%) Go
16 199 (2.30%) PowerShell
17 182 (2.11%) PHP 5
18 154 (1.78%) VB.NET
19 130 (1.51%) PL/SQL
20 118 (1.37%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1105 (12.80%) Degree
2 161 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 84 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 65 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 63 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (0.65%) MySQL Certification
7 50 (0.58%) ISEB
8 43 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (0.46%) CCNA
10 38 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.44%) PMP
11 21 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.24%) RHCE
12 19 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.20%) MCSE
13 17 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.17%) CISSP
14 15 (0.17%) HNC
15 14 (0.16%) OCP
15 14 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (4.04%) QA
2 84 (0.97%) SLA
3 72 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 56 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 41 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.24%) PMO
7 15 (0.17%) SDET
7 15 (0.17%) WAI
8 8 (0.093%) GCP
9 6 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.046%) MiFID
10 4 (0.046%) WCAG
11 3 (0.035%) DICOM
11 3 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.035%) HL7
11 3 (0.035%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.012%) GPG13
13 1 (0.012%) Section 508
System Software
1 496 (5.74%) Docker
2 396 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 153 (1.77%) Varnish
5 152 (1.76%) Active Directory
6 84 (0.97%) KVM
7 77 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 65 (0.75%) Xen
9 56 (0.65%) vSphere
10 52 (0.60%) Firmware
11 47 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 47 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
12 43 (0.50%) NFS
13 39 (0.45%) iptables
14 35 (0.41%) XenServer
15 33 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
16 32 (0.37%) LXC
17 30 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 30 (0.35%) Samba
18 29 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 743 (8.60%) Puppet
2 540 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 457 (5.29%) Ansible
4 265 (3.07%) Nagios
5 144 (1.67%) Salt
6 128 (1.48%) Kibana
7 125 (1.45%) logstash
8 82 (0.95%) Kubernetes
9 56 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 56 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 53 (0.61%) NetBackup
11 47 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
12 43 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 42 (0.49%) Grafana
14 38 (0.44%) SCVMM
14 38 (0.44%) Terraform
15 36 (0.42%) Cacti
16 34 (0.39%) Data Guard
17 33 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
18 28 (0.32%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1419 (16.43%) Oracle
2 675 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 633 (7.33%) Zend
4 540 (6.25%) VMware
5 423 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 316 (3.66%) Google
7 164 (1.90%) Cisco
8 146 (1.69%) Splunk
9 120 (1.39%) Adobe
10 109 (1.26%) IBM
11 107 (1.24%) Citrix
12 105 (1.22%) HP
13 103 (1.19%) SAP
14 99 (1.15%) Tableau
15 97 (1.12%) NetApp
16 91 (1.05%) Talend
17 83 (0.96%) EMC
17 83 (0.96%) Twitter
18 79 (0.91%) New Relic
19 73 (0.85%) hybris
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago