Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 65 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 -2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 896 1,144 1,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.98% 4.28% 5.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.58% 14.96% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,055 1,582
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 5,751 7,648 9,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.53% 28.64% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,784 6,371 8,608
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,931 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Salary trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +15 363 £50,000 +11.11% 75
Hampshire +4 353 £40,000 - 55
Berkshire +15 178 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Buckinghamshire +9 111 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Oxfordshire +10 74 £45,000 -8.16% 27
Surrey -21 62 £42,500 -5.56% 33
East Sussex -34 48 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Kent -7 32 £38,750 -3.13% 16
West Sussex -4 29 £37,500 -16.67% 9
Isle of Wight - 3 £37,500 - 1
Middlesex 0 2 £45,000 -35.71%
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 524 (58.48%) JavaScript
2 459 (51.23%) PHP
3 458 (51.12%) HTML
4 439 (49.00%) CSS
5 390 (43.53%) Linux
6 289 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
7 286 (31.92%) SQL
8 252 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 235 (26.23%) jQuery
10 231 (25.78%) Web Development
11 210 (23.44%) MVC
12 205 (22.88%) Java
12 205 (22.88%) Laravel
13 186 (20.76%) OOP
14 180 (20.09%) Git (software)
15 163 (18.19%) Python
16 158 (17.63%) LAMP
17 149 (16.63%) Web Services
17 149 (16.63%) HTML5
18 145 (16.18%) REST
19 136 (15.18%) OO
20 128 (14.29%) AWS
21 126 (14.06%) SaaS
22 122 (13.62%) Software Engineering
23 120 (13.39%) Oracle
24 114 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
25 108 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
26 106 (11.83%) AngularJS
27 105 (11.72%) C#
28 104 (11.61%) .NET

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 82 (9.15%) Apache
2 72 (8.04%) WordPress
3 55 (6.14%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.69%) CMS
5 27 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.12%) IIS
7 15 (1.67%) Drupal
8 14 (1.56%) nginx
9 11 (1.23%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.78%) JBoss
12 6 (0.67%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.67%) GeoServer
12 6 (0.67%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.45%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) Figma
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 18 (2.01%) Magento
2 10 (1.12%) GoldMine
3 9 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 128 (14.29%) AWS
2 126 (14.06%) SaaS
3 56 (6.25%) Azure
4 48 (5.36%) GitHub
5 22 (2.46%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.67%) GCP
7 14 (1.56%) PaaS
8 13 (1.45%) npm
9 12 (1.34%) Serverless
10 11 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (1.23%) Power Platform
11 10 (1.12%) IaaS
12 9 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
15 6 (0.67%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.67%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.67%) Slack
16 5 (0.56%) Azure Stack
17 3 (0.33%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.91%) DNS
2 33 (3.68%) Firewall
3 28 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.23%) Internet
5 17 (1.90%) RTP
6 16 (1.79%) HTTP
7 13 (1.45%) SSH
8 9 (1.00%) VoIP
9 7 (0.78%) SSL
10 6 (0.67%) DHCP
10 6 (0.67%) Network Security
10 6 (0.67%) SNMP
10 6 (0.67%) VLAN
10 6 (0.67%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.56%) ATM
11 5 (0.56%) LAN
11 5 (0.56%) MRTG
11 5 (0.56%) SAN
11 5 (0.56%) WAN
12 4 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 108 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 76 (8.48%) Relational Database
4 74 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.91%) RDBMS
6 39 (4.35%) Redis
7 25 (2.79%) Big Data
7 25 (2.79%) MariaDB
8 21 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.23%) Power BI
12 9 (1.00%) DB2
12 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.89%) NuoDB
14 7 (0.78%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.67%) HBase
15 6 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 180 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.57%) Subversion
4 31 (3.46%) Maven
5 24 (2.68%) Bitbucket
6 23 (2.57%) JIRA
6 23 (2.57%) Selenium
7 19 (2.12%) gulp
8 11 (1.23%) Ant
8 11 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.12%) GitLab
9 10 (1.12%) webpack
10 9 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.89%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.78%) Artifactory
12 7 (0.78%) Gradle
12 7 (0.78%) RSpec
13 6 (0.67%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.67%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 81 (9.04%) Finance
2 34 (3.79%) Retail
3 23 (2.57%) Marketing
4 22 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.67%) Games
7 12 (1.34%) Police
8 10 (1.12%) Electronics
8 10 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 8 (0.89%) Banking
9 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.78%) Back Office
10 7 (0.78%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Automotive
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 588 (65.63%) Developer
2 281 (31.36%) PHP Developer
3 125 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 88 (9.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 83 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 80 (8.93%) Senior PHP Developer
7 69 (7.70%) Software Developer
7 69 (7.70%) Web Developer
8 51 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 48 (5.36%) Administrator
10 42 (4.69%) Consultant
10 42 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
11 39 (4.35%) Junior
12 35 (3.91%) LAMP Developer
12 35 (3.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 33 (3.68%) Senior LAMP Developer
14 32 (3.57%) Junior Developer
15 31 (3.46%) Graduate
16 29 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
16 29 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (51.12%) HTML
2 439 (49.00%) CSS
3 235 (26.23%) jQuery
4 205 (22.88%) Laravel
5 158 (17.63%) LAMP
6 149 (16.63%) HTML5
6 149 (16.63%) Web Services
7 145 (16.18%) REST
8 106 (11.83%) AngularJS
9 104 (11.61%) .NET
10 100 (11.16%) Ajax
11 95 (10.60%) SOAP
12 87 (9.71%) XML
13 83 (9.26%) CodeIgniter
13 83 (9.26%) React
14 68 (7.59%) RESTful
15 67 (7.48%) JSON
16 63 (7.03%) Node.js
17 60 (6.70%) CSS3
18 56 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.38%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.02%) User Experience
4 35 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.24%) Replication
6 27 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.12%) Life Science
11 8 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.67%) PKI
14 5 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.56%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.45%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 390 (43.53%) Linux
2 64 (7.14%) Windows
3 54 (6.03%) Android
4 52 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 42 (4.69%) Unix
6 32 (3.57%) Debian
6 32 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 28 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 24 (2.68%) CentOS
9 14 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) Fedora
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (25.78%) Web Development
3 210 (23.44%) MVC
4 186 (20.76%) OOP
5 136 (15.18%) OO
6 122 (13.62%) Software Engineering
7 114 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (9.38%) TDD
9 79 (8.82%) DevOps
9 79 (8.82%) OO PHP
10 70 (7.81%) Computer Science
11 64 (7.14%) Scrum
12 63 (7.03%) Fintech
13 54 (6.03%) Front End Development
14 53 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
15 44 (4.91%) CRM
16 40 (4.46%) E-Commerce
16 40 (4.46%) Mentoring
17 39 (4.35%) Mathematics
18 37 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 524 (58.48%) JavaScript
2 459 (51.23%) PHP
3 286 (31.92%) SQL
4 205 (22.88%) Java
5 163 (18.19%) Python
6 105 (11.72%) C#
7 59 (6.58%) PHP 7
8 57 (6.36%) C++
9 47 (5.25%) Bash Shell
10 44 (4.91%) Perl
11 42 (4.69%) Ruby
12 39 (4.35%) C
13 38 (4.24%) Shell Script
14 36 (4.02%) Java 8
15 28 (3.13%) PHP 5
16 25 (2.79%) VB.NET
17 20 (2.23%) Apple Swift
17 20 (2.23%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.90%) PowerShell
19 14 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 95 (10.60%) Degree
2 27 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.67%) OCP
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.56%) HND
8 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.57%) QA
2 13 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.34%) SLA
4 7 (0.78%) GDPR
5 5 (0.56%) WCAG
6 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 95 (10.60%) Docker
2 13 (1.45%) iptables
3 12 (1.34%) KVM
3 12 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.00%) NFS
4 9 (1.00%) Xen
5 6 (0.67%) QEMU
6 5 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.33%) LXC
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.33%) Varnish
8 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.22%) Ceph
9 2 (0.22%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (6.25%) Ansible
2 45 (5.02%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.57%) Terraform
4 21 (2.34%) Puppet
5 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (1.23%) SCOM
6 8 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.78%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.78%) Rsyslog
7 7 (0.78%) systemd
8 6 (0.67%) SELinux
9 5 (0.56%) Kibana
10 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.22%) Packer
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
10 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 120 (13.39%) Oracle
2 89 (9.93%) Zend
3 68 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 33 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 21 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 20 (2.23%) Adobe
6 20 (2.23%) Cisco
7 19 (2.12%) Google
8 17 (1.90%) VMware
9 15 (1.67%) SAP
10 14 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.45%) LogRhythm
12 11 (1.23%) Juniper
12 11 (1.23%) McAfee
13 10 (1.12%) Dell
13 10 (1.12%) Sage
14 9 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.78%) Rollbar
16 6 (0.67%) Splunk
16 6 (0.67%) Tableau