Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 62 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -17
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 691 532 1,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.23% 4.45% 4.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.99% 16.97% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 600 489 1,048
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.30%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 4,322 3,135 7,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.44% 26.24% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,173 2,616 6,009
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 282 £50,000 - 53
Hampshire -32 262 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Berkshire +8 194 £50,000 - 26
Surrey +2 58 £42,500 - 8
Oxfordshire +33 55 £50,000 +2.56% 15
East Sussex +5 37 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Buckinghamshire -46 33 £37,500 -25.00% 12
West Sussex -5 22 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Kent -23 16 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Isle of Wight 0 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 469 (67.87%) PHP
2 436 (63.10%) JavaScript
3 326 (47.18%) HTML
4 308 (44.57%) CSS
5 226 (32.71%) Linux
6 217 (31.40%) Web Development
7 210 (30.39%) Git (software)
8 209 (30.25%) OOP
9 195 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
9 195 (28.22%) Full Stack Development
10 189 (27.35%) Laravel
11 163 (23.59%) Symfony
12 161 (23.30%) OO
13 157 (22.72%) React
14 156 (22.58%) Web Services
15 144 (20.84%) Node.js
16 142 (20.55%) SQL
16 142 (20.55%) MVC
17 139 (20.12%) AWS
17 139 (20.12%) Social Skills
18 133 (19.25%) Python
19 121 (17.51%) LAMP
20 117 (16.93%) Unit Testing
21 115 (16.64%) Docker
21 115 (16.64%) Microservices
22 108 (15.63%) jQuery
23 98 (14.18%) E-Commerce
23 98 (14.18%) Java
24 97 (14.04%) SaaS
25 95 (13.75%) REST

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 72 (10.42%) WordPress
2 59 (8.54%) CMS
3 54 (7.81%) Apache
4 40 (5.79%) nginx
5 35 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.30%) Confluence
8 8 (1.16%) MODX
9 7 (1.01%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.87%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.58%) Drupal
13 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.43%) IIS
14 2 (0.29%) Liferay
14 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.14%) Headless CMS
15 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (4.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 139 (20.12%) AWS
2 97 (14.04%) SaaS
3 81 (11.72%) Azure
4 26 (3.76%) GCP
4 26 (3.76%) GitHub
5 23 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
6 17 (2.46%) Serverless
7 16 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (2.17%) PaaS
9 14 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.01%) Slack
14 6 (0.87%) Asana
14 6 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 5 (0.72%) npm
15 5 (0.72%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.34%) DNS
2 16 (2.32%) Firewall
2 16 (2.32%) Internet
3 11 (1.59%) VPN
4 7 (1.01%) GSM
5 6 (0.87%) HTTP
5 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.72%) Intranet
6 5 (0.72%) MQTT
7 4 (0.58%) Network Security
8 3 (0.43%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.43%) SSL
8 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.43%) VSAN
8 3 (0.43%) WAN
9 2 (0.29%) Extranet
10 1 (0.14%) LTE
10 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.14%) RTP
10 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.55%) NoSQL
3 57 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (7.67%) MariaDB
5 52 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 47 (6.80%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.64%) Redis
8 20 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.30%) Big Data
12 8 (1.16%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
14 6 (0.87%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.87%) Power BI
14 6 (0.87%) SQLite
14 6 (0.87%) Tableau
15 5 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 210 (30.39%) Git (software)
2 86 (12.45%) JIRA
3 46 (6.66%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.91%) PHPUnit
5 25 (3.62%) GitLab
6 24 (3.47%) Subversion
7 19 (2.75%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.75%) Grunt
8 15 (2.17%) Maven
8 15 (2.17%) Selenium
9 14 (2.03%) gulp
9 14 (2.03%) webpack
10 12 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.30%) Gradle
12 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.01%) Ant
14 6 (0.87%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.87%) Hudson
14 6 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (20.12%) Social Skills
2 49 (7.09%) Marketing
3 45 (6.51%) Finance
4 41 (5.93%) Retail
5 28 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.62%) Public Sector
7 21 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (1.59%) Electronics
11 10 (1.45%) Law
12 7 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
13 6 (0.87%) Games
13 6 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.43%) Social Housing
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Billing
15 2 (0.29%) Military
16 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 460 (66.57%) Developer
2 206 (29.81%) PHP Developer
3 56 (8.10%) Full Stack Developer
4 54 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 52 (7.53%) Java Developer
6 48 (6.95%) Web Developer
7 42 (6.08%) Software Engineer
8 32 (4.63%) Senior PHP Developer
9 31 (4.49%) Junior
10 28 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (3.62%) Junior Developer
12 24 (3.47%) WordPress Developer
13 23 (3.33%) Lead Developer
13 23 (3.33%) React Developer
14 21 (3.04%) Python Developer
15 19 (2.75%) Backend Developer
16 18 (2.60%) Architect
16 18 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
17 17 (2.46%) HTML Developer
17 17 (2.46%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (47.18%) HTML
2 308 (44.57%) CSS
3 189 (27.35%) Laravel
4 163 (23.59%) Symfony
5 157 (22.72%) React
6 156 (22.58%) Web Services
7 144 (20.84%) Node.js
8 121 (17.51%) LAMP
9 108 (15.63%) jQuery
10 95 (13.75%) REST
11 94 (13.60%) AngularJS
11 94 (13.60%) RESTful
12 80 (11.58%) HTML5
13 64 (9.26%) Vue.js
14 54 (7.81%) CodeIgniter
15 50 (7.24%) SOAP
16 43 (6.22%) Spring
17 38 (5.50%) React Native
18 36 (5.21%) Ajax
19 34 (4.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.59%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (8.10%) User Experience
3 24 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (1.88%) Algorithms
5 13 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.88%) Legacy Systems
6 11 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.30%) Replication
9 7 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.01%) NHS
9 7 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.87%) Xbox
11 5 (0.72%) Legacy Code
11 5 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.58%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.43%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 226 (32.71%) Linux
2 61 (8.83%) Android
3 56 (8.10%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.34%) Windows
5 23 (3.33%) Unix
6 20 (2.89%) CentOS
7 18 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.45%) Debian
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.58%) VMS
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (31.40%) Web Development
2 209 (30.25%) OOP
3 195 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (28.22%) Full Stack Development
4 161 (23.30%) OO
5 142 (20.55%) MVC
6 117 (16.93%) Unit Testing
7 115 (16.64%) Microservices
8 98 (14.18%) E-Commerce
9 92 (13.31%) Software Engineering
10 80 (11.58%) DevOps
11 75 (10.85%) Scrum
12 74 (10.71%) Computer Science
13 69 (9.99%) Mobile Development
14 62 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (8.54%) Front End Development
16 55 (7.96%) Android Development
17 51 (7.38%) iOS Development
18 48 (6.95%) TDD
19 45 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 469 (67.87%) PHP
2 436 (63.10%) JavaScript
3 142 (20.55%) SQL
4 133 (19.25%) Python
5 98 (14.18%) Java
6 67 (9.70%) PHP 7
7 45 (6.51%) C#
8 38 (5.50%) Bash Shell
9 34 (4.92%) Perl
10 27 (3.91%) PHP 5
11 24 (3.47%) ES6
12 21 (3.04%) TypeScript
13 19 (2.75%) Apple Swift
13 19 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.17%) C
14 15 (2.17%) Ruby
15 14 (2.03%) Go
15 14 (2.03%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.45%) C++
16 10 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (8.39%) Degree
2 34 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.87%) CGEIT
4 6 (0.87%) CISA
4 6 (0.87%) CRISC
4 6 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) CITP
6 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.59%) QA
2 10 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.16%) SLA
4 6 (0.87%) COBIT
4 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.58%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (16.64%) Docker
2 10 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.30%) vSphere
4 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.29%) Xen
7 1 (0.14%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 49 (7.09%) Kubernetes
2 43 (6.22%) Ansible
3 35 (5.07%) Terraform
4 11 (1.59%) Puppet
5 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.30%) Kibana
7 4 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.43%) Kubeflow
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.29%) Packer
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) linkerd
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (6.66%) Zend
2 35 (5.07%) Oracle
3 25 (3.62%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.47%) Google
5 21 (3.04%) Adobe
6 17 (2.46%) SAP
7 10 (1.45%) VMware
8 8 (1.16%) WooCommerce
9 7 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.87%) Sage
10 6 (0.87%) SaltStack
11 5 (0.72%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.58%) Percona
12 4 (0.58%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.43%) BiZZdesign
13 3 (0.43%) Veeam
13 3 (0.43%) Zerto
14 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.29%) Talend