Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,127 1,644 1,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.29% 5.42% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.74% 18.05% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,501 1,457
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 7,160 9,108 8,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.25% 30.01% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,999 7,767 7,428
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,350 £66,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hampshire +10 461 £40,000 - 12
Thames Valley -5 412 £47,500 +11.76% 23
Berkshire -6 209 £50,000 +13.64% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 119 £40,000 -15.79% 8
Surrey -57 109 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Sussex -27 91 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Oxfordshire -8 84 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Sussex -57 30 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Kent -28 24 £42,500 - 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 661 (58.65%) JavaScript
2 547 (48.54%) PHP
3 520 (46.14%) CSS
4 490 (43.48%) HTML
5 466 (41.35%) Linux
6 384 (34.07%) SQL
6 384 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
7 358 (31.77%) Java
8 322 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 313 (27.77%) MVC
10 304 (26.97%) Web Development
11 300 (26.62%) jQuery
12 284 (25.20%) SQL Server
13 259 (22.98%) OOP
14 217 (19.25%) OO
15 197 (17.48%) Python
16 193 (17.13%) Web Services
17 181 (16.06%) LAMP
18 179 (15.88%) Laravel
19 174 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
20 160 (14.20%) AngularJS
21 157 (13.93%) Docker
22 153 (13.58%) Software Engineering
23 149 (13.22%) Spring
24 146 (12.95%) Computer Science
25 145 (12.87%) Windows
26 141 (12.51%) HTML5
27 138 (12.24%) REST
28 133 (11.80%) Relational Database
29 132 (11.71%) Oracle

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
1 111 (9.85%) Apache
2 92 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 52 (4.61%) WordPress
4 51 (4.53%) Drupal
5 50 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (3.55%) CMS
7 31 (2.75%) JBoss
8 28 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 24 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 21 (1.86%) Joomla!
11 19 (1.69%) nginx
12 18 (1.60%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.42%) Apache Spark
13 16 (1.42%) IIS
14 15 (1.33%) Apache Solr
15 12 (1.06%) SAS
16 10 (0.89%) Confluence
17 9 (0.80%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 5 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.71%) Adobe XD
6 6 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.35%) InDesign
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.089%) Sketch
9 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (2.75%) Magento
2 15 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.35%) Shopify
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 174 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (9.58%) SaaS
3 76 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (5.50%) GitHub
5 53 (4.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (2.31%) OpenShift
7 24 (2.13%) npm
8 17 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (1.51%) Serverless
9 16 (1.42%) Azure Stack
10 14 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.71%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 8 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 8 (0.71%) Slack
14 7 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.11%) Firewall
2 34 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.75%) SSH
4 25 (2.22%) DNS
5 18 (1.60%) Network Security
6 17 (1.51%) FTP
7 16 (1.42%) RTMP
7 16 (1.42%) RTSP
8 14 (1.24%) SAN
9 11 (0.98%) VPN
10 10 (0.89%) HTTP
11 9 (0.80%) Internet
11 9 (0.80%) NAS
11 9 (0.80%) WAN
12 8 (0.71%) DHCP
12 8 (0.71%) LAN
12 8 (0.71%) VLAN
13 6 (0.53%) AMQP
13 6 (0.53%) Broadband
14 5 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 133 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 125 (11.09%) PostgreSQL
4 98 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 83 (7.36%) NoSQL
6 58 (5.15%) RDBMS
7 52 (4.61%) Redis
8 36 (3.19%) MariaDB
9 25 (2.22%) Big Data
10 24 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.33%) DB2
13 15 (1.33%) JasperReports
14 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.24%) SQLite
15 13 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.98%) Looker
Development Applications
1 322 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 98 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.54%) Subversion
4 82 (7.28%) Maven
5 54 (4.79%) JIRA
6 35 (3.11%) Mercurial
7 33 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (2.75%) Selenium
9 25 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 25 (2.22%) PHPUnit
10 24 (2.13%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.95%) gulp
12 18 (1.60%) Ant
13 17 (1.51%) JUnit
14 16 (1.42%) Grunt
15 15 (1.33%) webpack
16 14 (1.24%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.89%) Vagrant
17 10 (0.89%) WebDriver
18 9 (0.80%) Appium
General
1 98 (8.70%) Marketing
2 94 (8.34%) Finance
3 37 (3.28%) Retail
4 19 (1.69%) Games
4 19 (1.69%) Publishing
5 18 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.98%) Electronics
8 9 (0.80%) Automotive
8 9 (0.80%) Back Office
9 4 (0.35%) Banking
9 4 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.18%) Advertising
10 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.089%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.089%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.089%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.089%) Law
11 1 (0.089%) Punjabi Language
11 1 (0.089%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 750 (66.55%) Developer
2 338 (29.99%) PHP Developer
3 134 (11.89%) Java Developer
4 110 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 99 (8.78%) Full Stack Developer
6 98 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 98 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 69 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 56 (4.97%) Junior
9 53 (4.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 51 (4.53%) Junior Developer
11 48 (4.26%) Administrator
11 48 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
12 47 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 44 (3.90%) Analyst
13 44 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 39 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
14 39 (3.46%) Senior Software Developer
15 37 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 34 (3.02%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (46.14%) CSS
2 490 (43.48%) HTML
3 300 (26.62%) jQuery
4 193 (17.13%) Web Services
5 181 (16.06%) LAMP
6 179 (15.88%) Laravel
7 160 (14.20%) AngularJS
8 149 (13.22%) Spring
9 141 (12.51%) HTML5
10 138 (12.24%) REST
11 125 (11.09%) SOAP
12 123 (10.91%) RESTful
13 113 (10.03%) React
14 103 (9.14%) Ajax
15 97 (8.61%) JSON
16 92 (8.16%) CSS3
17 83 (7.36%) XML
18 78 (6.92%) Sass
19 77 (6.83%) .NET
20 72 (6.39%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.61%) Mobile App
2 78 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (6.39%) Fintech
4 46 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.64%) Replication
6 38 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.84%) User Experience
9 18 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.42%) Tandem
11 16 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
12 14 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
16 7 (0.62%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.62%) NHS
17 5 (0.44%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 466 (41.35%) Linux
2 145 (12.87%) Windows
3 49 (4.35%) Debian
4 48 (4.26%) Unix
5 41 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.55%) Android
7 22 (1.95%) CentOS
8 21 (1.86%) Windows Server
9 20 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) AIX
11 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (27.77%) MVC
3 304 (26.97%) Web Development
4 259 (22.98%) OOP
5 217 (19.25%) OO
6 153 (13.58%) Software Engineering
7 146 (12.95%) Computer Science
8 115 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
9 113 (10.03%) DevOps
10 99 (8.78%) TDD
11 92 (8.16%) Open Source
12 81 (7.19%) Scrum
13 75 (6.65%) Test Automation
14 70 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 70 (6.21%) Mathematics
15 65 (5.77%) OO PHP
16 61 (5.41%) Front End Development
16 61 (5.41%) SOLID
17 51 (4.53%) Microservices
18 50 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 661 (58.65%) JavaScript
2 547 (48.54%) PHP
3 384 (34.07%) SQL
4 358 (31.77%) Java
5 197 (17.48%) Python
6 101 (8.96%) C#
7 83 (7.36%) Ruby
8 82 (7.28%) Bash Shell
9 67 (5.94%) Java 8
10 65 (5.77%) C++
11 54 (4.79%) Perl
12 45 (3.99%) PowerShell
13 39 (3.46%) PHP 7
14 30 (2.66%) TypeScript
15 24 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.95%) Apex Code
17 21 (1.86%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.86%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 107 (9.49%) Degree
2 54 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.62%) HND
5 7 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.44%) RHCE
7 4 (0.35%) CCNA
7 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.27%) CCNP
8 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) RHCA
10 1 (0.089%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.53%) QA
2 18 (1.60%) SLA
3 13 (1.15%) GDPR
4 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.53%) HL7
5 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.44%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.089%) PMO
8 1 (0.089%) PSD2
System Software
1 157 (13.93%) Docker
2 54 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.42%) Xen
6 12 (1.06%) iptables
7 10 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.89%) KVM
8 7 (0.62%) Varnish
9 6 (0.53%) Active Directory
10 5 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.35%) NFS
11 4 (0.35%) oVirt
11 4 (0.35%) pfSense
11 4 (0.35%) Squid
12 3 (0.27%) QEMU
13 2 (0.18%) vCloud
14 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.089%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 94 (8.34%) Kubernetes
2 90 (7.99%) Ansible
3 66 (5.86%) Puppet
4 52 (4.61%) Terraform
5 41 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.86%) Kibana
6 21 (1.86%) logstash
7 17 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (1.15%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.89%) Nagios
10 8 (0.71%) Plesk
10 8 (0.71%) SELinux
11 6 (0.53%) Grafana
12 5 (0.44%) Packer
12 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.35%) Consul
13 4 (0.35%) Opsview
14 3 (0.27%) Icinga
14 3 (0.27%) Salt
15 2 (0.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 132 (11.71%) Oracle
2 80 (7.10%) Zend
3 58 (5.15%) VMware
4 57 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 50 (4.44%) Google
6 36 (3.19%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 23 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.33%) Cisco
9 14 (1.24%) Adobe
9 14 (1.24%) New Relic
10 13 (1.15%) IBM
10 13 (1.15%) Ivanti
11 12 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.06%) Juniper
12 11 (0.98%) HP
12 11 (0.98%) Informatica
12 11 (0.98%) Sun
12 11 (0.98%) Teradata
12 11 (0.98%) Vertica