Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +12
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,162 280 473
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.09% 5.18% 5.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.97% 17.50% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 948 256 438
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.83%

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 6,846 1,600 2,451
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 29.98% 29.61% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,402 1,408 2,202
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,625
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,786
% change year-on-year - +6.21% +3.57%

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 28 July 2021.

MySQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, MySQL job roles required the following IT 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.

1 667 (57.40%) JavaScript
2 595 (51.20%) PHP
3 462 (39.76%) Docker
4 446 (38.38%) HTML
5 414 (35.63%) CSS
5 414 (35.63%) AWS
6 407 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
7 374 (32.19%) React
8 347 (29.86%) Git (software)
9 335 (28.83%) Linux
10 321 (27.62%) Full Stack Development
11 264 (22.72%) Social Skills
12 263 (22.63%) SQL
13 255 (21.94%) Microservices
14 253 (21.77%) Kubernetes
15 252 (21.69%) Node.js
16 247 (21.26%) MVC
17 245 (21.08%) AngularJS
18 238 (20.48%) Laravel
18 238 (20.48%) SQL Server
19 228 (19.62%) Python
20 226 (19.45%) jQuery
21 220 (18.93%) MongoDB
22 218 (18.76%) DevOps
23 215 (18.50%) REST
23 215 (18.50%) PostgreSQL
24 201 (17.30%) Web Development
25 197 (16.95%) Symfony
26 195 (16.78%) Java
27 184 (15.83%) Finance

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
1 100 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (6.45%) nginx
3 72 (6.20%) Apache
4 58 (4.99%) WordPress
5 55 (4.73%) CMS
6 47 (4.04%) Apache Solr
7 30 (2.58%) Drupal
8 19 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.86%) IIS
12 9 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
12 9 (0.77%) Confluence
12 9 (0.77%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.69%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.60%) MODX
14 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.52%) Kentico
15 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.70%) Magento
2 12 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.52%) Shopify
4 1 (0.086%) FastStats
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.086%) Relativity
4 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 414 (35.63%) AWS
2 181 (15.58%) Azure
3 108 (9.29%) GCP
4 96 (8.26%) SaaS
5 82 (7.06%) Serverless
6 73 (6.28%) GitHub
7 67 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 64 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
9 61 (5.25%) Amazon S3
10 49 (4.22%) Amazon SQS
11 48 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (2.32%) CloudFront
13 26 (2.24%) Amazon EKS
14 19 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (1.64%) PaaS
15 18 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
17 16 (1.38%) Power Platform
18 14 (1.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.98%) HTTP
2 22 (1.89%) Firewall
3 15 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.20%) Internet
5 13 (1.12%) SSL
6 12 (1.03%) DNS
7 10 (0.86%) SSH
8 9 (0.77%) SMS
9 7 (0.60%) VLAN
10 6 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (0.52%) LAN
10 6 (0.52%) VPN
10 6 (0.52%) WAN
11 5 (0.43%) IPv4
11 5 (0.43%) MQTT
12 4 (0.34%) Intranet
12 4 (0.34%) Network Security
12 4 (0.34%) Wireless
13 3 (0.26%) SAN
14 2 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 220 (18.93%) MongoDB
3 215 (18.50%) PostgreSQL
4 171 (14.72%) Relational Database
5 167 (14.37%) Redis
6 155 (13.34%) NoSQL
7 95 (8.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 59 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
9 47 (4.04%) MariaDB
10 38 (3.27%) Oracle Database
11 33 (2.84%) Big Data
11 33 (2.84%) Couchbase
12 32 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (2.67%) RDBMS
14 28 (2.41%) Amazon Aurora
15 27 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (1.98%) BigQuery
18 18 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 347 (29.86%) Git (software)
2 124 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 66 (5.68%) PHPUnit
4 64 (5.51%) JIRA
5 55 (4.73%) GitLab
6 28 (2.41%) webpack
7 26 (2.24%) Maven
8 22 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.55%) Bitbucket
9 18 (1.55%) Subversion
10 17 (1.46%) Gradle
11 16 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.29%) IntelliJ
13 14 (1.20%) GoCD
13 14 (1.20%) gulp
14 12 (1.03%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.95%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.77%) Mocha
16 9 (0.77%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 264 (22.72%) Social Skills
2 184 (15.83%) Finance
3 93 (8.00%) Retail
4 65 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (4.39%) Marketing
6 37 (3.18%) Games
7 26 (2.24%) Public Sector
8 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.20%) Banking
10 12 (1.03%) Automotive
11 11 (0.95%) Law
12 9 (0.77%) Electronics
12 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (0.69%) Publishing
14 6 (0.52%) Fire and Rescue
14 6 (0.52%) Front Office
15 5 (0.43%) Legal
15 5 (0.43%) Military
15 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 745 (64.11%) Developer
2 360 (30.98%) PHP Developer
3 137 (11.79%) Senior Developer
4 121 (10.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 105 (9.04%) Software Developer
6 70 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 68 (5.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 68 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 62 (5.34%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 56 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 55 (4.73%) Java Engineer
11 47 (4.04%) Web Developer
12 45 (3.87%) Junior
13 42 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 41 (3.53%) React Developer
15 37 (3.18%) Architect
16 34 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
16 34 (2.93%) E-Commerce Developer
16 34 (2.93%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
16 34 (2.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (38.38%) HTML
2 414 (35.63%) CSS
3 374 (32.19%) React
4 252 (21.69%) Node.js
5 245 (21.08%) AngularJS
6 238 (20.48%) Laravel
7 226 (19.45%) jQuery
8 215 (18.50%) REST
9 197 (16.95%) Symfony
10 171 (14.72%) Vue.js
11 170 (14.63%) RESTful
12 149 (12.82%) Web Services
13 148 (12.74%) LAMP
14 123 (10.59%) Kafka
15 122 (10.50%) HTML5
16 109 (9.38%) .NET
17 96 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
18 88 (7.57%) Spring
19 59 (5.08%) CSS3
20 57 (4.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.63%) Mobile App
2 54 (4.65%) User Experience
3 44 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.24%) Legacy Code
5 26 (2.24%) Public Cloud
6 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.12%) FMCG
8 13 (1.12%) NHS
8 13 (1.12%) Replication
9 11 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 11 (0.95%) Cloud Native
9 11 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
9 11 (0.95%) Raspberry Pi
10 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.77%) Legacy Applications
11 9 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 335 (28.83%) Linux
2 80 (6.88%) Windows
3 40 (3.44%) Unix
4 35 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 31 (2.67%) Android
6 29 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.81%) CentOS
8 19 (1.64%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.77%) VMS
10 6 (0.52%) Debian
10 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.34%) Fedora
11 4 (0.34%) zOS
12 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (27.62%) Full Stack Development
3 255 (21.94%) Microservices
4 247 (21.26%) MVC
5 218 (18.76%) DevOps
6 201 (17.30%) Web Development
7 181 (15.58%) OOP
8 161 (13.86%) Scrum
9 160 (13.77%) OO
10 153 (13.17%) E-Commerce
11 147 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
11 147 (12.65%) Software Engineering
12 111 (9.55%) Test Automation
13 105 (9.04%) TDD
14 85 (7.31%) Unit Testing
15 84 (7.23%) Fintech
16 77 (6.63%) Mentoring
17 70 (6.02%) Front End Development
18 66 (5.68%) Configuration Management
19 62 (5.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 667 (57.40%) JavaScript
2 595 (51.20%) PHP
3 263 (22.63%) SQL
4 228 (19.62%) Python
5 195 (16.78%) Java
6 107 (9.21%) C#
7 101 (8.69%) Go
8 68 (5.85%) PHP 7
9 61 (5.25%) Bash Shell
10 59 (5.08%) TypeScript
11 41 (3.53%) Ruby
12 37 (3.18%) PowerShell
13 35 (3.01%) Perl
14 30 (2.58%) PHP 5
15 29 (2.50%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.98%) C++
17 18 (1.55%) Scala
17 18 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.46%) ES6
19 12 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (7.40%) Degree
2 30 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.81%) AWS Certification
4 13 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.086%) CCNA
9 1 (0.086%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.086%) CISA
9 1 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.086%) CITP
9 1 (0.086%) CRISC
9 1 (0.086%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.086%) MCSA
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) GDPR
2 9 (0.77%) SLA
3 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.43%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 462 (39.76%) Docker
2 16 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.086%) Postfix
8 1 (0.086%) Varnish
8 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.086%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 253 (21.77%) Kubernetes
2 122 (10.50%) Ansible
3 115 (9.90%) Terraform
4 86 (7.40%) Puppet
5 79 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
7 26 (2.24%) Grafana
8 24 (2.07%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.86%) Nagios
10 7 (0.60%) Kibana
10 7 (0.60%) Opsgenie
11 6 (0.52%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.43%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.43%) SCCM
13 4 (0.34%) Packer
14 3 (0.26%) Mesos
14 3 (0.26%) Rundeck
15 2 (0.17%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 107 (9.21%) Zend
2 104 (8.95%) Oracle
3 76 (6.54%) Google
4 55 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 20 (1.72%) VMware
5 20 (1.72%) WooCommerce
6 17 (1.46%) SAP
7 10 (0.86%) IBM
8 9 (0.77%) Okta
8 9 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.69%) Apple
9 8 (0.69%) MKS
9 8 (0.69%) New Relic
10 7 (0.60%) Sage
11 6 (0.52%) Cisco
11 6 (0.52%) LexisNexis
11 6 (0.52%) Netlify
11 6 (0.52%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.52%) Teradata