Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,712 1,727 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.57% 5.39% 5.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.60% 18.74% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,544 1,954
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9,727 9,217 13,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.62% 28.78% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,366 8,013 11,586
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.95% +6.36%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -5 542 £42,500 -5.56% 103
Hampshire -8 505 £37,500 -6.25% 44
Surrey +24 334 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Berkshire +8 317 £42,500 -15.00% 35
East Sussex 0 182 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Oxfordshire -5 137 £40,250 -19.50% 41
Buckinghamshire -43 88 £35,000 -12.50% 27
Kent +24 70 £40,000 +6.67% 24
West Sussex -57 50 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Isle of Wight - 11 £30,000 - 1
Sussex -14 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Middlesex +13 2 £35,000 -9.68%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,037 (60.57%) JavaScript
2 906 (52.92%) HTML
2 906 (52.92%) PHP
3 856 (50.00%) CSS
4 739 (43.17%) Linux
5 623 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
6 594 (34.70%) SQL
7 521 (30.43%) Web Development
8 517 (30.20%) jQuery
9 445 (25.99%) MVC
10 423 (24.71%) Java
11 337 (19.68%) Git (software)
12 332 (19.39%) SQL Server
13 317 (18.52%) OOP
14 314 (18.34%) Laravel
15 294 (17.17%) AngularJS
16 284 (16.59%) Apache
17 278 (16.24%) HTML5
18 265 (15.48%) Python
19 260 (15.19%) LAMP
20 252 (14.72%) Web Services
21 250 (14.60%) OO
22 238 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
23 221 (12.91%) Oracle
23 221 (12.91%) Subversion
24 217 (12.68%) Windows
25 210 (12.27%) Symfony
26 206 (12.03%) Software Engineering
27 194 (11.33%) C#
28 186 (10.86%) PostgreSQL

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
1 284 (16.59%) Apache
2 168 (9.81%) CMS
3 118 (6.89%) WordPress
4 104 (6.07%) Tomcat
5 73 (4.26%) Drupal
6 62 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
7 61 (3.56%) nginx
8 55 (3.21%) OpenStack
9 29 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 28 (1.64%) Joomla!
11 26 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.88%) Confluence
14 13 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.70%) IIS
16 11 (0.64%) EPiServer
16 11 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
16 11 (0.64%) Moodle
17 9 (0.53%) JBoss
18 8 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 9 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 65 (3.80%) Magento
2 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.18%) Unica
4 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.058%) Shopify
5 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 238 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (5.61%) SaaS
3 61 (3.56%) GitHub
4 49 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
8 23 (1.34%) Google Analytics
9 19 (1.11%) Route 53
10 18 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.70%) npm
14 10 (0.58%) Dropbox
15 9 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
16 7 (0.41%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.35%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 59 (3.45%) Firewall
3 55 (3.21%) VPN
4 38 (2.22%) DNS
5 31 (1.81%) SSL
6 26 (1.52%) DHCP
7 25 (1.46%) Internet
8 24 (1.40%) HTTP
8 24 (1.40%) LDAP
9 22 (1.29%) FTP
9 22 (1.29%) SAN
9 22 (1.29%) SSH
10 21 (1.23%) AMQP
11 20 (1.17%) SNMP
12 14 (0.82%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.76%) Network Security
14 10 (0.58%) VoIP
15 9 (0.53%) LAN
15 9 (0.53%) Telnet
15 9 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 186 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
3 136 (7.94%) MongoDB
4 135 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 132 (7.71%) NoSQL
6 100 (5.84%) MariaDB
7 67 (3.91%) Redis
8 49 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (2.28%) DB2
10 36 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.64%) Hadoop
14 27 (1.58%) Big Data
15 25 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.29%) SQLite
17 19 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 17 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
20 13 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 337 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 221 (12.91%) Subversion
3 126 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 89 (5.20%) JIRA
5 84 (4.91%) Selenium
6 71 (4.15%) Maven
7 41 (2.39%) gulp
8 39 (2.28%) Eclipse
9 38 (2.22%) JUnit
10 29 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.58%) PHPUnit
12 26 (1.52%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.29%) Visual Studio
14 21 (1.23%) Grunt
15 20 (1.17%) Bugzilla
16 18 (1.05%) Ant
17 17 (0.99%) Trac
18 15 (0.88%) TeamCity
19 13 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 13 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 159 (9.29%) Finance
2 120 (7.01%) Marketing
3 56 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.57%) Retail
5 34 (1.99%) Banking
6 25 (1.46%) Electronics
6 25 (1.46%) Games
7 22 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.93%) Advertising
8 16 (0.93%) Back Office
9 14 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.47%) Billing
11 6 (0.35%) Automotive
11 6 (0.35%) Legal
12 5 (0.29%) Law
13 4 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
13 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.058%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,173 (68.52%) Developer
2 591 (34.52%) PHP Developer
3 192 (11.21%) Web Developer
4 170 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 166 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 149 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 109 (6.37%) Administrator
8 89 (5.20%) PHP Web Developer
9 88 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (4.91%) Senior PHP Developer
11 77 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
12 73 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 73 (4.26%) Junior
12 73 (4.26%) Lead Developer
13 72 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
14 71 (4.15%) C# Developer
15 64 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 56 (3.27%) Software Engineer
17 54 (3.15%) HTML Developer
18 53 (3.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (52.92%) HTML
2 856 (50.00%) CSS
3 517 (30.20%) jQuery
4 314 (18.34%) Laravel
5 294 (17.17%) AngularJS
6 278 (16.24%) HTML5
7 260 (15.19%) LAMP
8 252 (14.72%) Web Services
9 210 (12.27%) Symfony
10 186 (10.86%) XML
11 162 (9.46%) Spring
12 159 (9.29%) Ajax
13 157 (9.17%) Node.js
14 150 (8.76%) CSS3
15 149 (8.70%) JSON
16 148 (8.64%) .NET
16 148 (8.64%) SOAP
17 124 (7.24%) Sass
18 120 (7.01%) React
19 118 (6.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.59%) Mobile App
2 86 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 74 (4.32%) User Experience
4 63 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 38 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.10%) Fintech
9 35 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.69%) Clustering
11 25 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.70%) Replication
16 9 (0.53%) SCORM
17 8 (0.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 8 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
18 7 (0.41%) Algorithms
18 7 (0.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 739 (43.17%) Linux
2 217 (12.68%) Windows
3 125 (7.30%) Unix
4 90 (5.26%) CentOS
5 71 (4.15%) Ubuntu
6 45 (2.63%) Android
7 39 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.58%) Debian
10 22 (1.29%) Windows Server
11 16 (0.93%) Solaris
12 13 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (30.43%) Web Development
3 445 (25.99%) MVC
4 317 (18.52%) OOP
5 250 (14.60%) OO
6 206 (12.03%) Software Engineering
7 177 (10.34%) DevOps
8 163 (9.52%) Scrum
9 158 (9.23%) TDD
10 156 (9.11%) E-Commerce
11 154 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (6.72%) Front End Development
13 114 (6.66%) Mentoring
13 114 (6.66%) OO PHP
14 105 (6.13%) Test Automation
15 84 (4.91%) Open Source
16 81 (4.73%) CRM
17 70 (4.09%) Mobile Application Development
18 66 (3.86%) Microservices
19 65 (3.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,037 (60.57%) JavaScript
2 906 (52.92%) PHP
3 594 (34.70%) SQL
4 423 (24.71%) Java
5 265 (15.48%) Python
6 194 (11.33%) C#
7 139 (8.12%) Ruby
8 107 (6.25%) Perl
9 73 (4.26%) PHP 5
10 67 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 57 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 53 (3.10%) C++
13 48 (2.80%) PHP 7
14 42 (2.45%) C
15 41 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.75%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.69%) Go
18 22 (1.29%) ActionScript
19 20 (1.17%) Objective-C
20 19 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 172 (10.05%) Degree
2 33 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.88%) ISEB
5 15 (0.88%) OCP
5 15 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (0.64%) RHCA
7 8 (0.47%) CCNA
7 8 (0.47%) CCSA
7 8 (0.47%) CISA
7 8 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.47%) CISM
7 8 (0.47%) CISSP
7 8 (0.47%) GIAC
7 8 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (0.47%) SANS
8 5 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.75%) QA
2 26 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.47%) SLA
4 7 (0.41%) GCP
5 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.058%) TickIT
System Software
1 131 (7.65%) Docker
2 60 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.11%) Xen
4 17 (0.99%) iptables
4 17 (0.99%) KVM
5 14 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.76%) Samba
7 12 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.58%) vSphere
9 7 (0.41%) vCloud
10 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.23%) HDFS
10 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.12%) Postfix
12 2 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 96 (5.61%) Puppet
2 82 (4.79%) Ansible
2 82 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (2.51%) Kubernetes
4 31 (1.81%) Nagios
5 17 (0.99%) Galera Cluster
6 16 (0.93%) Cacti
7 14 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
7 14 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (0.58%) logstash
9 9 (0.53%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.47%) cPanel
10 8 (0.47%) Juniper STRM
10 8 (0.47%) OpenNebula
10 8 (0.47%) QRadar
10 8 (0.47%) RSA enVision
10 8 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (0.47%) Terraform
11 7 (0.41%) Kibana
12 6 (0.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 221 (12.91%) Oracle
2 159 (9.29%) Zend
3 88 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 69 (4.03%) Google
5 64 (3.74%) VMware
6 48 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.40%) Cisco
8 23 (1.34%) SAP
8 23 (1.34%) Sun
9 21 (1.23%) IBM
10 17 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.93%) EMC
11 16 (0.93%) HP
11 16 (0.93%) Juniper
12 15 (0.88%) Apple
12 15 (0.88%) NetApp
13 14 (0.82%) Brocade
14 13 (0.76%) Adobe
14 13 (0.76%) Percona
15 12 (0.70%) Splunk