Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 70 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 572 1,176 1,640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.18% 4.39% 5.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.25% 16.25% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 550 1,106 1,576
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3,519 7,236 9,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.70% 26.99% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,899 6,081 7,631
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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
Hampshire +10 258 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Thames Valley -7 200 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Berkshire +24 124 £50,000 +2.56% 11
Buckinghamshire +7 69 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey +13 34 £42,500 -22.73% 2
West Sussex +33 28 £45,000 - 2
Kent +20 16 £35,000 -17.65% 4
East Sussex -22 16 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Oxfordshire -46 7 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Isle of Wight +15 3 £37,500 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 359 (62.76%) JavaScript
2 327 (57.17%) PHP
3 320 (55.94%) HTML
4 301 (52.62%) CSS
5 253 (44.23%) Linux
6 179 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
7 176 (30.77%) OOP
8 172 (30.07%) Web Development
9 164 (28.67%) SQL Server
10 161 (28.15%) SQL
11 160 (27.97%) Java
12 157 (27.45%) jQuery
13 149 (26.05%) Web Services
14 148 (25.87%) Laravel
15 141 (24.65%) MVC
16 140 (24.48%) Git (software)
17 132 (23.08%) OO
18 108 (18.88%) Python
19 98 (17.13%) LAMP
20 97 (16.96%) REST
21 89 (15.56%) Software Engineering
22 83 (14.51%) Oracle
23 80 (13.99%) AWS
24 78 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
25 76 (13.29%) HTML5
26 74 (12.94%) Mobile App
27 72 (12.59%) RESTful
28 71 (12.41%) Zend
29 69 (12.06%) Ajax
29 69 (12.06%) 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 53 (9.27%) Apache
2 45 (7.87%) CMS
2 45 (7.87%) WordPress
3 36 (6.29%) IIS
4 30 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.62%) Joomla!
6 13 (2.27%) Drupal
6 13 (2.27%) SAS
6 13 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.22%) nginx
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
10 4 (0.70%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.70%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.52%) JBoss
11 3 (0.52%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.22%) Adobe XD
3 6 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Figma
Business Applications
1 32 (5.59%) Magento
2 12 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (2.10%) SAP GTS
3 11 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.05%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.35%) Summit
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.99%) AWS
2 68 (11.89%) SaaS
3 51 (8.92%) Azure
4 36 (6.29%) PaaS
5 25 (4.37%) IaaS
6 21 (3.67%) Serverless
7 18 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (2.62%) GitHub
9 13 (2.27%) npm
10 12 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.40%) GCP
13 6 (1.05%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (1.05%) Google Analytics
13 6 (1.05%) Power Platform
14 5 (0.87%) Google Docs
14 5 (0.87%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.07%) DNS
2 15 (2.62%) RTP
3 11 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.75%) Firewall
5 9 (1.57%) HTTP
5 9 (1.57%) Network Security
6 7 (1.22%) Internet
7 6 (1.05%) SAN
7 6 (1.05%) SSH
8 5 (0.87%) MRTG
8 5 (0.87%) RS-232
9 3 (0.52%) Modbus
9 3 (0.52%) MQTT
9 3 (0.52%) Profibus
9 3 (0.52%) RS-485
9 3 (0.52%) VPN
9 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.35%) FTP
10 2 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 54 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (6.64%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.42%) Redis
6 24 (4.20%) MariaDB
7 23 (4.02%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.67%) DB2
9 13 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.75%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.40%) NuoDB
14 7 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.05%) Power BI
16 5 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.87%) Big Data
16 5 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 140 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.37%) Maven
3 25 (4.37%) Selenium
4 23 (4.02%) Subversion
5 16 (2.80%) gulp
6 14 (2.45%) JIRA
7 13 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.92%) Ant
9 10 (1.75%) Artifactory
9 10 (1.75%) PHPUnit
10 9 (1.57%) GitLab
11 7 (1.22%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.05%) JMeter
12 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.87%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.87%) Grunt
13 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.87%) webpack
14 4 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (9.44%) Finance
2 38 (6.64%) Retail
3 14 (2.45%) Marketing
4 12 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.57%) Law
5 9 (1.57%) Police
6 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.22%) Games
8 6 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.70%) Electronics
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 372 (65.03%) Developer
2 215 (37.59%) PHP Developer
3 90 (15.73%) Senior Developer
4 63 (11.01%) Senior PHP Developer
5 49 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 46 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 39 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 38 (6.64%) Java Developer
9 32 (5.59%) LAMP Developer
9 32 (5.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 31 (5.42%) Senior Software Developer
11 29 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (5.07%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 29 (5.07%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 29 (5.07%) Software Engineer
12 27 (4.72%) Junior
13 26 (4.55%) Junior Developer
14 21 (3.67%) Programmer
15 20 (3.50%) Consultant
15 20 (3.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (55.94%) HTML
2 301 (52.62%) CSS
3 157 (27.45%) jQuery
4 149 (26.05%) Web Services
5 148 (25.87%) Laravel
6 98 (17.13%) LAMP
7 97 (16.96%) REST
8 78 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
9 76 (13.29%) HTML5
10 72 (12.59%) RESTful
11 69 (12.06%) Ajax
11 69 (12.06%) SOAP
12 66 (11.54%) XML
13 63 (11.01%) .NET
14 52 (9.09%) Symfony
15 51 (8.92%) Node.js
16 44 (7.69%) JSON
17 43 (7.52%) React
18 41 (7.17%) Yii
19 38 (6.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 45 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (4.90%) User Experience
5 20 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.62%) Replication
8 11 (1.92%) NHS
9 10 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.87%) EPoS
13 5 (0.87%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.70%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.70%) PKI
15 3 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
15 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 253 (44.23%) Linux
2 48 (8.39%) Android
3 47 (8.22%) Apple iOS
4 42 (7.34%) Windows
5 30 (5.24%) Windows Server
6 18 (3.15%) Debian
7 15 (2.62%) Unix
8 13 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 12 (2.10%) CentOS
10 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.52%) Fedora
12 2 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (30.77%) OOP
3 172 (30.07%) Web Development
4 141 (24.65%) MVC
5 132 (23.08%) OO
6 89 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 64 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (10.66%) OO PHP
9 58 (10.14%) Fintech
10 54 (9.44%) TDD
11 49 (8.57%) DevOps
12 46 (8.04%) CRM
13 45 (7.87%) Computer Science
14 44 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
15 42 (7.34%) Test Automation
16 33 (5.77%) Front End Development
17 32 (5.59%) Android Development
17 32 (5.59%) iOS Development
18 31 (5.42%) Mobile Development
19 30 (5.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 359 (62.76%) JavaScript
2 327 (57.17%) PHP
3 161 (28.15%) SQL
4 160 (27.97%) Java
5 108 (18.88%) Python
6 56 (9.79%) C#
7 49 (8.57%) C
8 45 (7.87%) C++
9 32 (5.59%) Apple Swift
10 30 (5.24%) Bash Shell
10 30 (5.24%) Objective-C
11 26 (4.55%) PHP 7
12 24 (4.20%) PHP 5
13 18 (3.15%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.80%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.27%) Perl
16 11 (1.92%) Java 8
16 11 (1.92%) Ruby
17 8 (1.40%) Go
17 8 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (11.01%) Degree
2 25 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.17%) CEH
8 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.17%) OCP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.10%) COBIT
2 11 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.40%) QA
4 7 (1.22%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.70%) WCAG
7 2 (0.35%) NIST
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 66 (11.54%) Docker
2 17 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.75%) KVM
5 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.87%) vSphere
7 4 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.52%) Firmware
8 3 (0.52%) LXC
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.35%) NFS
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) Postfix
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.32%) Ansible
3 7 (1.22%) OpenNebula
4 6 (1.05%) Galera Cluster
4 6 (1.05%) Puppet
5 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.87%) Terraform
6 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.35%) Nessus
6 2 (0.35%) Nmap
6 2 (0.35%) Packer
7 1 (0.17%) Consul
7 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (14.51%) Oracle
2 71 (12.41%) Zend
3 20 (3.50%) Google
4 17 (2.97%) Xamarin
5 16 (2.80%) Adobe
6 14 (2.45%) HP
6 14 (2.45%) VMware
7 13 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.10%) CA
8 12 (2.10%) Hyperion
8 12 (2.10%) IBM
8 12 (2.10%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (2.10%) Remedy
8 12 (2.10%) SAP
8 12 (2.10%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.10%) Siebel
9 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.75%) HubSpot
11 9 (1.57%) Percona