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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 3,156 2,385 486
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.20% 5.78% 5.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.55% 18.76% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,716 431
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,685 12,710 2,685
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.88% 30.78% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,899 9,234 2,309
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

MySQL
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

MySQL trend for jobs with a WFH option

MySQL
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing MySQL.

MySQL salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

MySQL
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing MySQL over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

MySQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, MySQL job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for MySQL.

1 1,473 (46.67%) AWS
2 1,394 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 1,204 (38.15%) Agile
4 1,188 (37.64%) PHP
5 1,122 (35.55%) Docker
6 1,002 (31.75%) Python
7 971 (30.77%) SQL
8 956 (30.29%) Software Engineering
9 891 (28.23%) PostgreSQL
10 859 (27.22%) CSS
11 839 (26.58%) React
12 810 (25.67%) Git (software)
13 806 (25.54%) Linux
14 803 (25.44%) HTML
15 799 (25.32%) Social Skills
16 776 (24.59%) CI/CD
17 764 (24.21%) Java
18 741 (23.48%) DevOps
19 718 (22.75%) Microservices
20 706 (22.37%) Full Stack Development
21 661 (20.94%) Relational Database
22 620 (19.65%) Laravel
23 597 (18.92%) Node.js
24 571 (18.09%) Azure
25 559 (17.71%) Finance
26 550 (17.43%) Kubernetes
27 510 (16.16%) SQL Server
28 509 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
29 506 (16.03%) TDD
30 447 (14.16%) Serverless

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 225 (7.13%) Apache
2 133 (4.21%) WordPress
3 107 (3.39%) CMS
4 106 (3.36%) Confluence
5 97 (3.07%) Apache Airflow
6 95 (3.01%) nginx
7 64 (2.03%) Drupal
8 42 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 41 (1.30%) Joomla!
10 40 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 39 (1.24%) Umbraco
12 37 (1.17%) Tomcat
13 33 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 30 (0.95%) Luigi
15 28 (0.89%) Ethereum
16 26 (0.82%) IIS
17 21 (0.67%) Gunicorn
18 19 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
19 18 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
20 17 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.19%) Sketch
5 5 (0.16%) Maya
6 4 (0.13%) FileZilla
7 3 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.08%) Magento
2 24 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.54%) Shopify
4 13 (0.41%) Ripple
4 13 (0.41%) Ripple XRP
5 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.16%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.063%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.032%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,473 (46.67%) AWS
2 571 (18.09%) Azure
3 447 (14.16%) Serverless
4 432 (13.69%) GCP
5 425 (13.47%) SaaS
6 387 (12.26%) GitHub
7 364 (11.53%) AWS Lambda
8 253 (8.02%) Amazon SQS
9 215 (6.81%) Amazon S3
10 204 (6.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 188 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
12 168 (5.32%) AWS Fargate
13 99 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
14 93 (2.95%) Azure DevOps
15 92 (2.92%) Cloudflare
16 80 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 76 (2.41%) npm
18 69 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
19 65 (2.06%) Paddle
20 64 (2.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.11%) HTTP
2 93 (2.95%) Internet
3 81 (2.57%) DNS
4 79 (2.50%) Firewall
5 41 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.01%) VPN
7 19 (0.60%) SSL
8 18 (0.57%) DHCP
9 17 (0.54%) Broadband
9 17 (0.54%) SMS
10 14 (0.44%) FTP
11 13 (0.41%) Intranet
12 12 (0.38%) Skype
12 12 (0.38%) SMTP
13 11 (0.35%) VLAN
14 8 (0.25%) Network Security
14 8 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.25%) SAN
14 8 (0.25%) VoIP
15 7 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 891 (28.23%) PostgreSQL
2 661 (20.94%) Relational Database
3 510 (16.16%) SQL Server
4 432 (13.69%) MongoDB
5 351 (11.12%) Redis
6 330 (10.46%) DynamoDB
7 323 (10.23%) Elasticsearch
8 230 (7.29%) NoSQL
9 187 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
10 184 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
11 177 (5.61%) MariaDB
12 149 (4.72%) Big Data
13 144 (4.56%) Amazon Aurora
14 119 (3.77%) RDBMS
15 114 (3.61%) BigQuery
16 113 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
17 96 (3.04%) Hadoop
18 93 (2.95%) Tableau
19 71 (2.25%) Oracle Database
20 67 (2.12%) Looker
Development Applications
1 810 (25.67%) Git (software)
2 359 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 283 (8.97%) JIRA
4 197 (6.24%) GitLab
5 128 (4.06%) Bitbucket
6 104 (3.30%) Selenium
7 92 (2.92%) webpack
8 90 (2.85%) JUnit
9 75 (2.38%) Cypress.io
10 64 (2.03%) Maven
11 48 (1.52%) Babel
12 46 (1.46%) PHPUnit
13 40 (1.27%) RSpec
14 35 (1.11%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (0.98%) Gradle
16 31 (0.98%) Grunt
17 30 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (0.95%) IntelliJ
18 26 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 799 (25.32%) Social Skills
2 559 (17.71%) Finance
3 317 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
4 284 (9.00%) Retail
5 233 (7.38%) Marketing
6 214 (6.78%) Games
7 135 (4.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 109 (3.45%) Advertising
9 89 (2.82%) Telecoms
10 84 (2.66%) Publishing
11 78 (2.47%) Banking
12 77 (2.44%) Public Sector
13 59 (1.87%) Legal
14 49 (1.55%) Law
15 45 (1.43%) Manufacturing
16 43 (1.36%) Financial Institution
17 39 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
18 32 (1.01%) Social Housing
19 30 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,411 (44.71%) Developer
2 510 (16.16%) Software Engineer
3 327 (10.36%) PHP Developer
4 297 (9.41%) Senior Developer
5 253 (8.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 248 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 191 (6.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 186 (5.89%) Java Developer
9 159 (5.04%) Software Developer
10 150 (4.75%) Backend Developer
11 142 (4.50%) Data Engineer
12 116 (3.68%) Site Engineer
12 116 (3.68%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 104 (3.30%) Java Engineer
14 95 (3.01%) Analyst
15 82 (2.60%) Junior
16 81 (2.57%) Architect
16 81 (2.57%) Web Developer
17 79 (2.50%) DBA
18 73 (2.31%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (27.22%) CSS
2 839 (26.58%) React
3 803 (25.44%) HTML
4 620 (19.65%) Laravel
5 597 (18.92%) Node.js
6 424 (13.43%) REST
7 388 (12.29%) RESTful
8 351 (11.12%) .NET
9 324 (10.27%) AngularJS
10 302 (9.57%) Spring
11 280 (8.87%) jQuery
12 276 (8.75%) Symfony
13 270 (8.56%) Vue.js
14 263 (8.33%) LAMP
15 245 (7.76%) Kafka
16 223 (7.07%) Web Services
17 208 (6.59%) HTML5
18 200 (6.34%) Spring Boot
19 177 (5.61%) GraphQL
20 156 (4.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 257 (8.14%) User Experience
2 247 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 138 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 113 (3.58%) Cloud Native
5 105 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 101 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
8 87 (2.76%) Public Cloud
9 75 (2.38%) Blockchain
9 75 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
10 69 (2.19%) Data Structures
11 63 (2.00%) Virtual Team
12 59 (1.87%) Algorithms
13 47 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
14 40 (1.27%) NHS
14 40 (1.27%) Replication
15 36 (1.14%) Cyberattack
16 35 (1.11%) Educational Technology
17 31 (0.98%) IoT
17 31 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 806 (25.54%) Linux
2 252 (7.98%) Windows
3 152 (4.82%) Unix
4 96 (3.04%) Ubuntu
5 90 (2.85%) CentOS
6 81 (2.57%) Android
7 75 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 60 (1.90%) Debian
9 57 (1.81%) Windows Server
10 23 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 20 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.51%) Solaris
13 11 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
14 7 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.063%) openSUSE
17 1 (0.032%) AIX
17 1 (0.032%) HPUX
17 1 (0.032%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,204 (38.15%) Agile
2 956 (30.29%) Software Engineering
3 776 (24.59%) CI/CD
4 741 (23.48%) DevOps
5 718 (22.75%) Microservices
6 706 (22.37%) Full Stack Development
7 509 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 506 (16.03%) TDD
9 446 (14.13%) Scrum
10 398 (12.61%) Test Automation
11 393 (12.45%) Mentoring
12 384 (12.17%) Web Development
13 356 (11.28%) OO
14 337 (10.68%) Analytics
15 332 (10.52%) OOP
16 306 (9.70%) Open Source
17 273 (8.65%) Computer Science
18 267 (8.46%) Fintech
19 256 (8.11%) Machine Learning
20 252 (7.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,394 (44.17%) JavaScript
2 1,188 (37.64%) PHP
3 1,002 (31.75%) Python
4 971 (30.77%) SQL
5 764 (24.21%) Java
6 422 (13.37%) TypeScript
7 352 (11.15%) Go
8 321 (10.17%) C#
9 224 (7.10%) Bash
10 144 (4.56%) Ruby
11 126 (3.99%) C++
12 119 (3.77%) ES6
13 78 (2.47%) Kotlin
14 72 (2.28%) Perl
15 70 (2.22%) C
16 64 (2.03%) PowerShell
17 59 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 52 (1.65%) Scala
19 39 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 39 (1.24%) R
Qualifications
1 306 (9.70%) Degree
2 141 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.54%) AWS Certification
6 16 (0.51%) CCA
7 14 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.29%) MCSE
11 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.19%) MCSA
11 6 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.16%) Azure Certification
13 4 (0.13%) CCNA
13 4 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.13%) PhD
13 4 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (5.89%) QA
2 41 (1.30%) GDPR
3 37 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.08%) Accessibility
5 27 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.63%) SLA
7 15 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.41%) HL7
9 11 (0.35%) SOC 2
10 9 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.16%) SOC 1
12 2 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.063%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.063%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.063%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.063%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.032%) CDISC
13 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,122 (35.55%) Docker
2 69 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.86%) Xen
5 24 (0.76%) KVM
6 20 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.32%) LXC
10 9 (0.29%) Varnish
11 7 (0.22%) etcd
12 5 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.16%) iptables
12 5 (0.16%) vSphere
13 4 (0.13%) Ceph
13 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.095%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.095%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.095%) Firmware
14 3 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 550 (17.43%) Kubernetes
2 383 (12.14%) Terraform
3 272 (8.62%) Ansible
4 167 (5.29%) Grafana
5 163 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
6 151 (4.78%) Puppet
7 89 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
8 40 (1.27%) Prometheus
9 28 (0.89%) ZABBIX
10 25 (0.79%) Istio
11 22 (0.70%) Nagios
12 19 (0.60%) Kibana
13 17 (0.54%) HAProxy
14 16 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
15 14 (0.44%) Salt
16 13 (0.41%) Proxmox
16 13 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
17 12 (0.38%) linkerd
18 10 (0.32%) Graphite
18 10 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 421 (13.34%) Google
2 245 (7.76%) Oracle
3 149 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 109 (3.45%) Zend
5 98 (3.11%) Apple
6 93 (2.95%) VMware
7 84 (2.66%) New Relic
8 60 (1.90%) Splunk
9 54 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 44 (1.39%) WooCommerce
11 35 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 34 (1.08%) Xamarin
13 31 (0.98%) Teradata
14 28 (0.89%) IBM
15 27 (0.86%) Databricks
15 27 (0.86%) Talend
16 26 (0.82%) Perforce
17 24 (0.76%) Mapbox
17 24 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.76%) Sun