Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 70 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -27
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 519 814 1,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.17% 3.95% 4.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 15.14% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 451 734 981
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,938 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 3,287 5,375 7,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.41% 26.07% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,771 4,493 6,268
10th Percentile £34,685 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,931 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.98% +2.73% +5.00%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Salary trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +12 209 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Hampshire -1 197 £42,500 +3.66% 22
Berkshire +21 141 £50,000 - 23
Oxfordshire +29 47 £52,500 +16.67% 25
Surrey +17 41 £37,500 -11.76% 9
East Sussex +32 27 £47,500 +5.56% 4
West Sussex +19 27 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -29 21 £47,500 +9.20% 11
Kent -6 10 £40,000 +3.23% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 333 (64.16%) PHP
2 294 (56.65%) JavaScript
3 235 (45.28%) HTML
4 227 (43.74%) CSS
5 181 (34.87%) OOP
6 175 (33.72%) Git (software)
7 170 (32.76%) Linux
8 168 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (26.97%) Web Development
10 139 (26.78%) Laravel
11 131 (25.24%) MVC
12 116 (22.35%) Symfony
13 114 (21.97%) OO
14 113 (21.77%) LAMP
15 105 (20.23%) Java
16 103 (19.85%) AWS
17 96 (18.50%) Microservices
18 95 (18.30%) React
18 95 (18.30%) Node.js
19 89 (17.15%) Python
20 85 (16.38%) Docker
21 82 (15.80%) Web Services
22 77 (14.84%) SQL
23 75 (14.45%) Unit Testing
24 74 (14.26%) Software Engineering
25 70 (13.49%) SQL Server
26 66 (12.72%) REST
27 64 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
28 63 (12.14%) jQuery
29 62 (11.95%) Finance

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 49 (9.44%) WordPress
2 44 (8.48%) Apache
3 41 (7.90%) CMS
4 20 (3.85%) nginx
5 14 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.31%) IIS
7 8 (1.54%) Joomla!
8 7 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.96%) Drupal
10 4 (0.77%) Confluence
11 3 (0.58%) SAS
12 2 (0.39%) Liferay
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.19%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Magento
1 8 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 103 (19.85%) AWS
2 58 (11.18%) SaaS
3 40 (7.71%) Azure
4 37 (7.13%) GCP
5 20 (3.85%) GitHub
6 12 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (1.73%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.54%) Google Play
9 7 (1.35%) PaaS
9 7 (1.35%) Slack
10 6 (1.16%) Asana
10 6 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.16%) Serverless
11 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.96%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.58%) Firebase
13 3 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.16%) DNS
2 6 (1.16%) Firewall
3 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.58%) Network Security
4 3 (0.58%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.58%) VSAN
4 3 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) Extranet
5 2 (0.39%) Intranet
5 2 (0.39%) RTP
5 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.02%) NoSQL
3 47 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.05%) Redis
6 18 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.31%) MariaDB
8 10 (1.93%) Big Data
9 9 (1.73%) Power BI
9 9 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.54%) Tableau
11 7 (1.35%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.77%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 175 (33.72%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.29%) JIRA
3 27 (5.20%) Subversion
4 25 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.43%) PHPUnit
6 15 (2.89%) Selenium
7 14 (2.70%) gulp
8 13 (2.50%) webpack
9 12 (2.31%) Grunt
10 9 (1.73%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.54%) GitLab
12 7 (1.35%) Maven
12 7 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.16%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.96%) Gradle
15 4 (0.77%) Ant
15 4 (0.77%) Hudson
15 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
16 3 (0.58%) Artifactory
16 3 (0.58%) RSpec
General
1 62 (11.95%) Finance
2 28 (5.39%) Retail
3 23 (4.43%) Marketing
4 20 (3.85%) Law
5 8 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.54%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.96%) Legal
7 4 (0.77%) Military
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (68.40%) Developer
2 155 (29.87%) PHP Developer
3 77 (14.84%) Senior Developer
4 52 (10.02%) Java Developer
5 49 (9.44%) Web Developer
6 46 (8.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 40 (7.71%) Junior
8 38 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 36 (6.94%) Junior Developer
10 32 (6.17%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.24%) LAMP Developer
11 22 (4.24%) PHP Web Developer
12 21 (4.05%) HTML CSS Developer
12 21 (4.05%) HTML Developer
13 20 (3.85%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.66%) Architect
14 19 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 16 (3.08%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (45.28%) HTML
2 227 (43.74%) CSS
3 139 (26.78%) Laravel
4 116 (22.35%) Symfony
5 113 (21.77%) LAMP
6 95 (18.30%) Node.js
6 95 (18.30%) React
7 82 (15.80%) Web Services
8 66 (12.72%) REST
9 63 (12.14%) jQuery
10 59 (11.37%) RESTful
11 49 (9.44%) AngularJS
12 47 (9.06%) CodeIgniter
13 44 (8.48%) HTML5
13 44 (8.48%) Vue.js
14 43 (8.29%) Spring
15 36 (6.94%) SOAP
16 33 (6.36%) XML
17 32 (6.17%) .NET
18 29 (5.59%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.05%) NHS
3 19 (3.66%) User Experience
4 18 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
9 7 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.16%) Xbox
11 5 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.58%) Life Science
13 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 170 (32.76%) Linux
2 37 (7.13%) Apple iOS
3 30 (5.78%) Android
4 23 (4.43%) Ubuntu
5 20 (3.85%) CentOS
6 17 (3.28%) Windows
7 9 (1.73%) Debian
8 6 (1.16%) Unix
9 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (34.87%) OOP
2 168 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (26.97%) Web Development
4 131 (25.24%) MVC
5 114 (21.97%) OO
6 96 (18.50%) Microservices
7 75 (14.45%) Unit Testing
8 74 (14.26%) Software Engineering
9 56 (10.79%) TDD
10 55 (10.60%) DevOps
11 45 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (8.29%) Computer Science
12 43 (8.29%) E-Commerce
13 41 (7.90%) Mobile Development
14 40 (7.71%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.13%) Decision-Making
16 34 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (6.36%) Product Roadmap
17 33 (6.36%) Scrum
18 32 (6.17%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 333 (64.16%) PHP
2 294 (56.65%) JavaScript
3 105 (20.23%) Java
4 89 (17.15%) Python
5 77 (14.84%) SQL
6 46 (8.86%) PHP 7
7 31 (5.97%) C#
8 30 (5.78%) Go
9 27 (5.20%) TypeScript
10 24 (4.62%) Apple Swift
10 24 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.70%) ES6
12 14 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.12%) PHP 5
13 11 (2.12%) Ruby
14 9 (1.73%) C
14 9 (1.73%) Perl
15 8 (1.54%) R
16 7 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (4.82%) Degree
2 16 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 85 (16.38%) Docker
2 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.96%) vSphere
3 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.39%) Xen
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.43%) Ansible
3 15 (2.89%) Terraform
4 8 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.35%) Puppet
6 3 (0.58%) Kubeflow
7 2 (0.39%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.19%) Ganeti
8 1 (0.19%) Grafana
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.19%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 38 (7.32%) Google
2 19 (3.66%) Oracle
2 19 (3.66%) Zend
3 15 (2.89%) SAP
4 13 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.16%) Sage
5 6 (1.16%) VMware
5 6 (1.16%) WooCommerce
6 3 (0.58%) SaltStack
6 3 (0.58%) Veeam
6 3 (0.58%) Zerto
7 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.39%) CA
7 2 (0.39%) HP
7 2 (0.39%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.39%) IBM
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.39%) Remedy
7 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.39%) Siebel