Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 50 55
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -16
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,137 1,474 1,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.42% 5.06% 5.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.31% 17.64% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 1,363 1,310
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £62,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 6,567 8,358 8,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.52% 28.67% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,538 7,033 7,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +7 432 £50,000 +11.11% 75
Hampshire +9 418 £40,000 - 60
Berkshire +20 232 £52,500 +5.00% 34
East Sussex -22 110 £45,000 - 15
Buckinghamshire -20 103 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Oxfordshire +9 97 £45,000 +2.27% 20
Surrey -60 82 £45,000 - 17
Kent -21 45 £42,500 - 14
West Sussex -46 37 £45,000 - 6
Middlesex +4 9 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Isle of Wight -4 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sussex +10 1 £30,000 -3.23%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 603 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 599 (52.68%) PHP
3 515 (45.29%) Linux
4 498 (43.80%) HTML
4 498 (43.80%) CSS
5 410 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
6 351 (30.87%) SQL
7 328 (28.85%) Web Development
7 328 (28.85%) Git (software)
8 311 (27.35%) MVC
9 295 (25.95%) jQuery
10 265 (23.31%) Java
11 264 (23.22%) OOP
12 262 (23.04%) SQL Server
13 212 (18.65%) Laravel
14 211 (18.56%) OO
15 201 (17.68%) LAMP
15 201 (17.68%) Docker
16 181 (15.92%) AWS
16 181 (15.92%) Python
17 173 (15.22%) Web Services
18 165 (14.51%) REST
19 164 (14.42%) Software Engineering
20 163 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
21 146 (12.84%) SaaS
22 144 (12.66%) DevOps
23 138 (12.14%) Computer Science
24 133 (11.70%) Oracle
25 131 (11.52%) Ajax
26 130 (11.43%) SOAP

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
1 109 (9.59%) Apache
2 99 (8.71%) WordPress
3 81 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.66%) CMS
5 38 (3.34%) Drupal
6 37 (3.25%) JBoss
7 33 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.29%) Joomla!
9 21 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.67%) nginx
11 17 (1.50%) Confluence
12 16 (1.41%) OpenStack
13 13 (1.14%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.79%) SAS
15 6 (0.53%) Jetty
16 5 (0.44%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.44%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.44%) InDesign
6 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.18%) Sketch
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.81%) Magento
2 27 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.35%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Shopify
5 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 181 (15.92%) AWS
2 146 (12.84%) SaaS
3 69 (6.07%) Azure
4 44 (3.87%) GitHub
5 41 (3.61%) GCP
6 30 (2.64%) OpenShift
7 20 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.76%) Power Platform
8 16 (1.41%) npm
9 14 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.23%) PaaS
10 13 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.14%) Serverless
11 10 (0.88%) Azure Stack
12 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.62%) IaaS
13 6 (0.53%) Slack
14 5 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 4 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.78%) Firewall
2 33 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.85%) VPN
4 17 (1.50%) Internet
5 16 (1.41%) Network Security
6 14 (1.23%) DNS
7 11 (0.97%) RTMP
7 11 (0.97%) RTSP
8 10 (0.88%) SSH
9 6 (0.53%) VLAN
10 5 (0.44%) Broadband
10 5 (0.44%) DHCP
10 5 (0.44%) HTTP
11 4 (0.35%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.35%) FTP
11 4 (0.35%) LAN
11 4 (0.35%) MPLS
11 4 (0.35%) OSPF
11 4 (0.35%) VoIP
11 4 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 163 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 88 (7.74%) NoSQL
5 67 (5.89%) RDBMS
6 60 (5.28%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.99%) Redis
8 32 (2.81%) MariaDB
9 25 (2.20%) Big Data
9 25 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.76%) Power BI
13 18 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.97%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 328 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 101 (8.88%) Jenkins
3 69 (6.07%) Maven
3 69 (6.07%) Subversion
4 65 (5.72%) JIRA
5 38 (3.34%) PHPUnit
6 27 (2.37%) Eclipse
7 25 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (2.02%) Selenium
9 22 (1.93%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.67%) gulp
11 15 (1.32%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.23%) webpack
13 13 (1.14%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.97%) Gradle
14 11 (0.97%) Grunt
14 11 (0.97%) Travis CI
15 9 (0.79%) JUnit
16 8 (0.70%) Ant
16 8 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (9.59%) Finance
2 54 (4.75%) Marketing
3 40 (3.52%) Retail
4 38 (3.34%) Games
5 30 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.50%) Automotive
7 16 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.23%) Electronics
8 14 (1.23%) Publishing
9 11 (0.97%) Public Sector
10 8 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Law
12 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.088%) Back Office
13 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.088%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.088%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.088%) Police
Job Titles
1 752 (66.14%) Developer
2 384 (33.77%) PHP Developer
3 119 (10.47%) Senior Developer
4 116 (10.20%) Java Developer
5 98 (8.62%) Web Developer
6 92 (8.09%) Software Developer
7 75 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 71 (6.24%) Senior PHP Developer
9 54 (4.75%) Administrator
10 48 (4.22%) .NET Developer
10 48 (4.22%) DBA
10 48 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
11 47 (4.13%) Software Engineer
12 45 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 45 (3.96%) Junior
13 44 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
14 40 (3.52%) Junior Developer
15 35 (3.08%) Graduate
15 35 (3.08%) PHP Web Developer
16 33 (2.90%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (43.80%) CSS
1 498 (43.80%) HTML
2 295 (25.95%) jQuery
3 212 (18.65%) Laravel
4 201 (17.68%) LAMP
5 173 (15.22%) Web Services
6 165 (14.51%) REST
7 131 (11.52%) Ajax
8 130 (11.43%) SOAP
9 122 (10.73%) JSON
10 115 (10.11%) AngularJS
11 108 (9.50%) Spring
12 105 (9.23%) HTML5
13 93 (8.18%) Node.js
14 87 (7.65%) React
15 82 (7.21%) XML
16 80 (7.04%) CodeIgniter
17 77 (6.77%) .NET
18 73 (6.42%) Symfony
19 68 (5.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.32%) Mobile App
2 56 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (3.78%) Replication
5 34 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.11%) Private Cloud
7 24 (2.11%) User Experience
8 21 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.23%) PlayStation
12 11 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.97%) Clustering
12 11 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (0.79%) Acoustics
13 9 (0.79%) Fibre Optics
13 9 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 515 (45.29%) Linux
2 98 (8.62%) Windows
3 74 (6.51%) Debian
4 51 (4.49%) Unix
5 48 (4.22%) Android
6 47 (4.13%) Ubuntu
7 43 (3.78%) Apple iOS
8 42 (3.69%) CentOS
9 15 (1.32%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.088%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (28.85%) Web Development
3 311 (27.35%) MVC
4 264 (23.22%) OOP
5 211 (18.56%) OO
6 164 (14.42%) Software Engineering
7 144 (12.66%) DevOps
8 138 (12.14%) Computer Science
9 117 (10.29%) TDD
10 106 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (8.44%) OO PHP
12 87 (7.65%) Scrum
13 73 (6.42%) Mathematics
14 72 (6.33%) E-Commerce
15 58 (5.10%) OOD
16 47 (4.13%) Mentoring
16 47 (4.13%) Mobile Application Development
16 47 (4.13%) Unit Testing
17 46 (4.05%) Microservices
17 46 (4.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 603 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 599 (52.68%) PHP
3 351 (30.87%) SQL
4 265 (23.31%) Java
5 181 (15.92%) Python
6 101 (8.88%) C#
7 90 (7.92%) Bash Shell
8 80 (7.04%) Ruby
9 57 (5.01%) PHP 7
10 53 (4.66%) Java 8
11 51 (4.49%) Perl
12 34 (2.99%) C++
13 29 (2.55%) PHP 5
14 25 (2.20%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.11%) TypeScript
16 22 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.58%) C
18 16 (1.41%) Apple Swift
18 16 (1.41%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (8.97%) Degree
2 43 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.53%) CCNA
5 6 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.26%) CCNP
8 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.26%) OCP
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.26%) RHCE
9 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.18%) HND
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.088%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.61%) QA
2 15 (1.32%) GDPR
3 9 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.44%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.18%) HL7
8 1 (0.088%) PSD2
System Software
1 201 (17.68%) Docker
2 46 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.06%) iptables
6 11 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.97%) Xen
7 9 (0.79%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.79%) KVM
8 7 (0.62%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.35%) Ceph
9 4 (0.35%) LXC
10 3 (0.26%) Postfix
10 3 (0.26%) Varnish
11 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.18%) HDFS
11 2 (0.18%) Squid
11 2 (0.18%) vCloud
11 2 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 118 (10.38%) Ansible
2 109 (9.59%) Kubernetes
3 65 (5.72%) Puppet
4 61 (5.36%) Terraform
5 47 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 8 (0.70%) Nagios
8 8 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.53%) Consul
9 6 (0.53%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.35%) Packer
10 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.35%) SCCM
10 4 (0.35%) vMotion
11 3 (0.26%) Salt
11 3 (0.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 133 (11.70%) Oracle
2 103 (9.06%) Zend
3 58 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.13%) VMware
5 28 (2.46%) Google
6 19 (1.67%) Sun
7 18 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.50%) Adobe
9 16 (1.41%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.14%) Cisco
11 11 (0.97%) OutSystems
12 9 (0.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 8 (0.70%) F5
13 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.70%) Sybase
14 7 (0.62%) SAP
15 6 (0.53%) Ivanti
16 5 (0.44%) hybris
16 5 (0.44%) Tableau
16 5 (0.44%) Vertica