Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 60 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,327 327 459
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.72% 4.96% 6.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.72% 16.24% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 303 444
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,750 £74,750 £73,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 7,936 2,014 2,207
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.23% 30.55% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,978 1,862 2,001
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 October 2021.

MySQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 715 (53.88%) JavaScript
2 684 (51.54%) PHP
3 551 (41.52%) AWS
4 491 (37.00%) Docker
5 437 (32.93%) HTML
6 409 (30.82%) CSS
7 391 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
8 351 (26.45%) Social Skills
9 339 (25.55%) Linux
10 335 (25.24%) Git (software)
11 321 (24.19%) Python
12 311 (23.44%) React
13 293 (22.08%) Full Stack Development
14 292 (22.00%) SQL
15 272 (20.50%) DevOps
16 260 (19.59%) E-Commerce
16 260 (19.59%) Azure
17 252 (18.99%) Kubernetes
18 251 (18.91%) jQuery
19 244 (18.39%) SQL Server
19 244 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
20 239 (18.01%) Microservices
21 230 (17.33%) MongoDB
22 228 (17.18%) Java
23 227 (17.11%) Finance
24 222 (16.73%) Node.js
25 213 (16.05%) Laravel
26 210 (15.83%) MVC
27 208 (15.67%) SaaS
28 205 (15.45%) REST

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 84 (6.33%) nginx
2 83 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (5.58%) Apache
4 55 (4.14%) Apache Solr
5 46 (3.47%) CMS
6 36 (2.71%) Drupal
7 35 (2.64%) WordPress
8 31 (2.34%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.88%) Confluence
10 13 (0.98%) MODX
11 11 (0.83%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.23%) IIS
16 2 (0.15%) Headless CMS
16 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Magento
2 19 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.15%) FastStats
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.075%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 551 (41.52%) AWS
2 260 (19.59%) Azure
3 208 (15.67%) SaaS
4 122 (9.19%) GCP
5 105 (7.91%) Serverless
6 81 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
7 70 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
7 70 (5.28%) Amazon S3
8 68 (5.12%) Power Platform
9 67 (5.05%) GitHub
10 62 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 41 (3.09%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
14 21 (1.58%) CloudFront
15 20 (1.51%) PaaS
16 19 (1.43%) IaaS
17 18 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
17 18 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.96%) Firewall
2 24 (1.81%) HTTP
3 21 (1.58%) DNS
4 15 (1.13%) Internet
4 15 (1.13%) SSH
4 15 (1.13%) VPN
5 11 (0.83%) SMS
6 9 (0.68%) MQTT
7 8 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.53%) SSL
9 6 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (0.45%) IPv6
9 6 (0.45%) RTSP
9 6 (0.45%) UPnP
10 5 (0.38%) IPv4
10 5 (0.38%) LAN
10 5 (0.38%) WAN
11 4 (0.30%) FTP
11 4 (0.30%) Wireless
12 3 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 230 (17.33%) MongoDB
3 200 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
4 196 (14.77%) NoSQL
5 189 (14.24%) Redis
6 162 (12.21%) Relational Database
7 103 (7.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 98 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
9 70 (5.28%) Big Data
10 67 (5.05%) Power BI
11 65 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
12 57 (4.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 53 (3.99%) Couchbase
14 46 (3.47%) MariaDB
15 45 (3.39%) Amazon Aurora
16 36 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
17 31 (2.34%) RDBMS
18 30 (2.26%) Oracle Database
19 27 (2.03%) BigQuery
20 26 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 335 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 148 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 77 (5.80%) PHPUnit
4 69 (5.20%) JIRA
5 41 (3.09%) GitLab
6 31 (2.34%) Bitbucket
7 21 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.43%) Subversion
9 16 (1.21%) webpack
10 14 (1.06%) gulp
11 13 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.90%) GoCD
13 11 (0.83%) Maven
14 10 (0.75%) Mocha
15 9 (0.68%) Gradle
15 9 (0.68%) IntelliJ
15 9 (0.68%) TeamCity
16 7 (0.53%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 351 (26.45%) Social Skills
2 227 (17.11%) Finance
3 113 (8.52%) Retail
4 112 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (4.45%) Publishing
6 56 (4.22%) Marketing
7 47 (3.54%) Games
8 41 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.88%) Public Sector
10 24 (1.81%) Retail Finance
11 22 (1.66%) Billing
12 20 (1.51%) Banking
13 15 (1.13%) Electronics
13 15 (1.13%) Manufacturing
14 14 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (0.60%) Law
16 6 (0.45%) Automotive
16 6 (0.45%) Legal
16 6 (0.45%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 821 (61.87%) Developer
2 449 (33.84%) PHP Developer
3 144 (10.85%) Senior Developer
4 116 (8.74%) Software Developer
5 110 (8.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 69 (5.20%) Senior PHP Developer
8 68 (5.12%) Administrator
8 68 (5.12%) Lead Developer
9 67 (5.05%) Software Engineer
10 62 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 59 (4.45%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 56 (4.22%) Java Developer
13 52 (3.92%) Data Administrator
14 48 (3.62%) Architect
15 44 (3.32%) E-Commerce Developer
15 44 (3.32%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
15 44 (3.32%) Web Developer
16 39 (2.94%) E-Commerce Administrator
17 38 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (32.93%) HTML
2 409 (30.82%) CSS
3 311 (23.44%) React
4 251 (18.91%) jQuery
5 222 (16.73%) Node.js
6 213 (16.05%) Laravel
7 205 (15.45%) REST
8 184 (13.87%) RESTful
9 181 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 176 (13.26%) Web Services
11 169 (12.74%) Symfony
12 151 (11.38%) Kafka
13 143 (10.78%) LAMP
14 111 (8.36%) Vue.js
15 109 (8.21%) .NET
16 108 (8.14%) HTML5
17 101 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
18 92 (6.93%) Spring
19 76 (5.73%) Flutter
20 65 (4.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 69 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 52 (3.92%) Driving Licence
6 43 (3.24%) Legacy Code
7 37 (2.79%) User Experience
8 25 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.51%) Cloud Native
11 19 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
14 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
15 11 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.83%) FMCG
15 11 (0.83%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 339 (25.55%) Linux
2 89 (6.71%) Windows
3 40 (3.01%) Unix
4 29 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.96%) CentOS
5 26 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.21%) Android
8 9 (0.68%) VMS
9 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.38%) Fedora
11 4 (0.30%) Debian
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (22.08%) Full Stack Development
3 272 (20.50%) DevOps
4 260 (19.59%) E-Commerce
5 244 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
6 239 (18.01%) Microservices
7 210 (15.83%) MVC
8 184 (13.87%) OO
9 179 (13.49%) OOP
10 153 (11.53%) Web Development
11 147 (11.08%) Software Engineering
12 142 (10.70%) Scrum
13 134 (10.10%) TDD
14 130 (9.80%) Analytics
15 124 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
16 102 (7.69%) Unit Testing
17 100 (7.54%) Data Modelling
18 97 (7.31%) Test Automation
19 96 (7.23%) Fintech
20 74 (5.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 715 (53.88%) JavaScript
2 684 (51.54%) PHP
3 321 (24.19%) Python
4 292 (22.00%) SQL
5 228 (17.18%) Java
6 164 (12.36%) C#
7 100 (7.54%) PHP 7
8 98 (7.39%) Go
9 76 (5.73%) Dart
10 57 (4.30%) VB
11 44 (3.32%) TypeScript
12 41 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 41 (3.09%) PHP 5
12 41 (3.09%) Ruby
13 37 (2.79%) C++
14 34 (2.56%) Perl
15 28 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 27 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.66%) Scala
18 17 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 87 (6.56%) Degree
2 38 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.15%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.15%) CISA
7 2 (0.15%) CISSP
7 2 (0.15%) CRISC
7 2 (0.15%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.15%) OSCP
7 2 (0.15%) SANS
8 1 (0.075%) CCNA
8 1 (0.075%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.075%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.97%) QA
2 15 (1.13%) SLA
3 13 (0.98%) GDPR
4 12 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.53%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.15%) NIST
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 491 (37.00%) Docker
2 17 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.53%) vSphere
5 6 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.075%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.075%) HDFS
8 1 (0.075%) iptables
8 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 252 (18.99%) Kubernetes
2 133 (10.02%) Terraform
3 119 (8.97%) Ansible
4 73 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (5.50%) Puppet
5 36 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
6 22 (1.66%) Grafana
7 18 (1.36%) Prometheus
8 11 (0.83%) Oozie
9 9 (0.68%) Nagios
10 8 (0.60%) Opsgenie
11 7 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.53%) Istio
11 7 (0.53%) logstash
12 5 (0.38%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.38%) SCCM
13 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.30%) Packer
14 3 (0.23%) Knative
14 3 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 126 (9.50%) Oracle
2 119 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.97%) Zend
3 79 (5.95%) Google
4 25 (1.88%) SAP
5 20 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.13%) VMware
7 13 (0.98%) Informatica
8 11 (0.83%) Cloudera
8 11 (0.83%) Hortonworks
8 11 (0.83%) StreamSets
9 9 (0.68%) MKS
9 9 (0.68%) Okta
10 8 (0.60%) Apple
10 8 (0.60%) New Relic
10 8 (0.60%) Teradata
11 7 (0.53%) Alteryx
11 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.53%) Splunk
11 7 (0.53%) Talend