Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1644 1955 2209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.28% 5.72% 5.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.70% 19.62% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1771 1942
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 9845 9964 13770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.60% 29.13% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8468 8738 11828
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -19 531 £42,500 -5.56% 34
Hampshire -9 474 £40,000 - 26
Surrey +13 316 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Berkshire -2 309 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East Sussex -4 181 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Oxfordshire -4 131 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Buckinghamshire -48 91 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Kent +6 78 £40,000 +6.67% 10
West Sussex -66 47 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 5 £30,000 - 1
Middlesex +9 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Sussex -12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 968 (58.88%) JavaScript
2 839 (51.03%) PHP
3 816 (49.64%) HTML
4 770 (46.84%) CSS
5 738 (44.89%) Linux
6 608 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
7 550 (33.45%) SQL
8 486 (29.56%) Web Development
9 475 (28.89%) jQuery
10 428 (26.03%) Java
11 425 (25.85%) MVC
12 347 (21.11%) SQL Server
13 338 (20.56%) Git (software)
14 305 (18.55%) OOP
15 279 (16.97%) AngularJS
16 275 (16.73%) Laravel
17 274 (16.67%) Apache
18 271 (16.48%) Python
19 264 (16.06%) OO
20 259 (15.75%) LAMP
21 254 (15.45%) Web Services
21 254 (15.45%) HTML5
22 243 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
23 236 (14.36%) Windows
24 204 (12.41%) Software Engineering
25 199 (12.10%) Oracle
26 197 (11.98%) C#
26 197 (11.98%) Subversion
27 195 (11.86%) Symfony
28 193 (11.74%) Scrum

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
1 274 (16.67%) Apache
2 144 (8.76%) CMS
3 110 (6.69%) Tomcat
4 107 (6.51%) WordPress
5 79 (4.81%) Drupal
6 64 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (3.22%) nginx
7 53 (3.22%) OpenStack
8 37 (2.25%) Apache Spark
9 31 (1.89%) Joomla!
10 27 (1.64%) Confluence
11 26 (1.58%) Apache Solr
12 21 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.97%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.79%) Moodle
15 11 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
15 11 (0.67%) IIS
16 9 (0.55%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.49%) JBoss
17 8 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.24%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 59 (3.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.18%) Unica
4 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 243 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.54%) SaaS
3 68 (4.14%) GitHub
4 46 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
6 32 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.46%) Google Analytics
8 23 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.03%) Route 53
10 16 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.61%) Dropbox
15 9 (0.55%) npm
16 7 (0.43%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
17 6 (0.36%) Slack
18 4 (0.24%) Algolia
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 59 (3.59%) VPN
3 54 (3.28%) Firewall
4 43 (2.62%) DNS
5 33 (2.01%) SSL
6 31 (1.89%) DHCP
7 29 (1.76%) AMQP
7 29 (1.76%) Internet
8 25 (1.52%) HTTP
9 23 (1.40%) SAN
9 23 (1.40%) SNMP
10 20 (1.22%) Network Security
11 19 (1.16%) LDAP
12 16 (0.97%) SSH
13 15 (0.91%) FTP
14 14 (0.85%) LAN
14 14 (0.85%) WAN
15 13 (0.79%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.49%) IPsec
17 7 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 184 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
3 131 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 126 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 113 (6.87%) NoSQL
6 85 (5.17%) MariaDB
7 81 (4.93%) Redis
8 63 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (2.19%) DB2
10 34 (2.07%) Big Data
10 34 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 27 (1.64%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 338 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 197 (11.98%) Subversion
3 122 (7.42%) Jenkins
4 96 (5.84%) JIRA
5 72 (4.38%) Selenium
6 60 (3.65%) Maven
7 47 (2.86%) JUnit
8 41 (2.49%) gulp
9 38 (2.31%) PHPUnit
10 32 (1.95%) Visual Studio
11 29 (1.76%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.28%) Bugzilla
13 21 (1.28%) Vagrant
14 19 (1.16%) Grunt
14 19 (1.16%) Trac
15 17 (1.03%) Ant
16 16 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 176 (10.71%) Finance
2 144 (8.76%) Marketing
3 80 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.10%) Electronics
5 48 (2.92%) Retail
6 46 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.01%) Banking
8 32 (1.95%) Games
9 24 (1.46%) Advertising
10 19 (1.16%) Back Office
11 13 (0.79%) Automotive
12 9 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.43%) Law
13 7 (0.43%) Legal
14 5 (0.30%) Billing
15 4 (0.24%) Cantonese Language
15 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
17 1 (0.061%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.061%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1099 (66.85%) Developer
2 556 (33.82%) PHP Developer
3 182 (11.07%) Web Developer
4 169 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 169 (10.28%) Senior Developer
5 135 (8.21%) Software Developer
6 103 (6.27%) Administrator
7 100 (6.08%) PHP Web Developer
8 93 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 88 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 80 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 77 (4.68%) Senior PHP Developer
12 73 (4.44%) Junior
13 71 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
14 68 (4.14%) C# Developer
15 67 (4.08%) Lead Developer
16 63 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
17 59 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
18 56 (3.41%) Graduate
18 56 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (49.64%) HTML
2 770 (46.84%) CSS
3 475 (28.89%) jQuery
4 279 (16.97%) AngularJS
5 275 (16.73%) Laravel
6 259 (15.75%) LAMP
7 254 (15.45%) HTML5
7 254 (15.45%) Web Services
8 195 (11.86%) Symfony
9 188 (11.44%) XML
10 154 (9.37%) Spring
11 147 (8.94%) Node.js
12 142 (8.64%) .NET
13 138 (8.39%) JSON
14 136 (8.27%) Ajax
15 131 (7.97%) CSS3
16 125 (7.60%) SOAP
17 109 (6.63%) RESTful
18 104 (6.33%) Sass
19 100 (6.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 81 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.44%) User Experience
4 65 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.07%) Fintech
8 34 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 26 (1.58%) Clustering
9 26 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 15 (0.91%) Replication
13 9 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.55%) iPad
13 9 (0.55%) iPhone
13 9 (0.55%) Online Games
14 8 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 738 (44.89%) Linux
2 236 (14.36%) Windows
3 110 (6.69%) Unix
4 95 (5.78%) CentOS
5 65 (3.95%) Ubuntu
6 39 (2.37%) Android
7 38 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.70%) Debian
10 25 (1.52%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.91%) Solaris
12 12 (0.73%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.24%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (29.56%) Web Development
3 425 (25.85%) MVC
4 305 (18.55%) OOP
5 264 (16.06%) OO
6 204 (12.41%) Software Engineering
7 193 (11.74%) Scrum
8 180 (10.95%) DevOps
9 172 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
10 155 (9.43%) TDD
11 143 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 123 (7.48%) Front End Development
13 104 (6.33%) OO PHP
14 99 (6.02%) Mentoring
15 94 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
15 94 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 82 (4.99%) Open Source
17 71 (4.32%) High Availability
18 66 (4.01%) Unit Testing
19 65 (3.95%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 968 (58.88%) JavaScript
2 839 (51.03%) PHP
3 550 (33.45%) SQL
4 428 (26.03%) Java
5 271 (16.48%) Python
6 197 (11.98%) C#
7 145 (8.82%) Ruby
8 90 (5.47%) Perl
9 87 (5.29%) PHP 5
10 75 (4.56%) Bash Shell
11 70 (4.26%) C++
12 54 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 44 (2.68%) PHP 7
14 43 (2.62%) C
15 39 (2.37%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.95%) Go
17 26 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.40%) ActionScript
19 22 (1.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 180 (10.95%) Degree
2 33 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.73%) OCP
5 12 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (0.67%) RHCA
7 9 (0.55%) ISEB
8 8 (0.49%) CCNA
8 8 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.24%) CCSA
10 4 (0.24%) CISA
10 4 (0.24%) CISM
10 4 (0.24%) CISSP
10 4 (0.24%) GIAC
10 4 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.24%) MCTS
10 4 (0.24%) SANS
10 4 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.74%) QA
2 24 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.85%) SLA
4 11 (0.67%) GCP
5 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.061%) GDPR
6 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.061%) TickIT
System Software
1 146 (8.88%) Docker
2 70 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.52%) KVM
5 22 (1.34%) Xen
6 16 (0.97%) iptables
7 15 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.79%) Samba
9 12 (0.73%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.73%) vSphere
10 10 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.49%) vCloud
12 7 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.24%) HDFS
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.24%) XenApp
13 4 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (6.45%) Puppet
2 86 (5.23%) Ansible
2 86 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.55%) Kubernetes
4 31 (1.89%) Nagios
5 17 (1.03%) Terraform
6 15 (0.91%) Cacti
7 13 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
7 13 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 12 (0.73%) Galera Cluster
9 11 (0.67%) logstash
10 10 (0.61%) cPanel
11 9 (0.55%) Grafana
12 7 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.43%) Kibana
12 7 (0.43%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.36%) OpenNebula
14 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.30%) Plesk
15 4 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 199 (12.10%) Oracle
2 150 (9.12%) Zend
3 96 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 75 (4.56%) VMware
5 68 (4.14%) Google
6 56 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 47 (2.86%) SAP
8 30 (1.82%) Cisco
9 24 (1.46%) IBM
10 18 (1.09%) HP
11 17 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.03%) Sun
12 16 (0.97%) EMC
13 15 (0.91%) NetApp
14 14 (0.85%) Apple
14 14 (0.85%) Percona
15 13 (0.79%) Brocade
16 12 (0.73%) Adobe
16 12 (0.73%) Juniper
17 11 (0.67%) Capita