Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 70 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 +1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 851 1,099 1,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 4.11% 5.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.34% 14.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,036 1,623
Median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5,547 7,473 9,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.75% 27.96% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,587 6,283 8,539
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 364 £42,000 +5.00% 26
Thames Valley +6 330 £47,500 +4.40% 64
Berkshire +16 165 £50,000 - 29
Buckinghamshire +2 110 £43,500 +8.75% 15
Surrey -11 58 £42,500 -12.82% 23
Oxfordshire -5 55 £45,000 -18.18% 20
West Sussex +21 32 £45,000 - 9
Kent +11 29 £37,500 -11.76% 17
East Sussex -41 28 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 536 (62.98%) JavaScript
2 469 (55.11%) HTML
3 466 (54.76%) PHP
4 445 (52.29%) CSS
5 383 (45.01%) Linux
6 268 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
7 255 (29.96%) SQL
8 238 (27.97%) jQuery
9 235 (27.61%) SQL Server
10 225 (26.44%) Web Development
11 217 (25.50%) Laravel
12 214 (25.15%) Java
13 199 (23.38%) MVC
14 195 (22.91%) OOP
15 187 (21.97%) Git (software)
16 168 (19.74%) Web Services
17 158 (18.57%) Python
18 156 (18.33%) LAMP
19 145 (17.04%) HTML5
20 143 (16.80%) REST
20 143 (16.80%) OO
21 126 (14.81%) AWS
22 116 (13.63%) Software Engineering
23 115 (13.51%) SaaS
24 112 (13.16%) Oracle
25 106 (12.46%) XML
26 105 (12.34%) SOAP
27 103 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
28 100 (11.75%) Ajax
29 97 (11.40%) .NET

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 84 (9.87%) Apache
2 62 (7.29%) WordPress
3 47 (5.52%) CMS
3 47 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.70%) IIS
5 21 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.53%) Joomla!
7 11 (1.29%) Drupal
8 9 (1.06%) nginx
9 6 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.71%) JBoss
10 5 (0.59%) Confluence
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.47%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.35%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.35%) SAS
12 3 (0.35%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.94%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Figma
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 26 (3.06%) Magento
2 10 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.06%) GoldMine
4 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.24%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 126 (14.81%) AWS
2 115 (13.51%) SaaS
3 55 (6.46%) Azure
4 33 (3.88%) GitHub
5 23 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 21 (2.47%) PaaS
7 18 (2.12%) Serverless
8 17 (2.00%) npm
9 14 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.53%) IaaS
11 12 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (1.29%) GCP
13 10 (1.18%) Power Platform
14 8 (0.94%) DigitalOcean
14 8 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.82%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.59%) Google Docs
17 4 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
17 4 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.47%) DNS
2 32 (3.76%) Firewall
3 26 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.12%) RTP
5 17 (2.00%) HTTP
5 17 (2.00%) Internet
6 13 (1.53%) Network Security
6 13 (1.53%) SSH
7 7 (0.82%) SSL
7 7 (0.82%) VoIP
8 6 (0.71%) ATM
8 6 (0.71%) DHCP
8 6 (0.71%) SNMP
8 6 (0.71%) VLAN
8 6 (0.71%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.59%) LAN
9 5 (0.59%) MRTG
9 5 (0.59%) SAN
9 5 (0.59%) WAN
10 4 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.46%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (9.99%) MongoDB
4 64 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 44 (5.17%) Redis
6 32 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 29 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (2.70%) MariaDB
9 16 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.53%) Big Data
10 13 (1.53%) DB2
11 11 (1.29%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.18%) Power BI
13 9 (1.06%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.94%) NuoDB
15 7 (0.82%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.71%) HBase
16 6 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 187 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.47%) Maven
4 32 (3.76%) Selenium
4 32 (3.76%) Subversion
5 27 (3.17%) JIRA
6 26 (3.06%) gulp
7 18 (2.12%) Ant
8 17 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.65%) Artifactory
9 14 (1.65%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.29%) webpack
11 9 (1.06%) GitLab
12 7 (0.82%) Gradle
12 7 (0.82%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.71%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.71%) Grunt
13 6 (0.71%) JMeter
13 6 (0.71%) PHPUnit
General
1 79 (9.28%) Finance
2 41 (4.82%) Retail
3 21 (2.47%) Marketing
4 19 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.53%) Police
7 12 (1.41%) Games
8 9 (1.06%) Electronics
8 9 (1.06%) Public Sector
9 8 (0.94%) Banking
9 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
10 7 (0.82%) Law
11 6 (0.71%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 565 (66.39%) Developer
2 295 (34.67%) PHP Developer
3 128 (15.04%) Senior Developer
4 83 (9.75%) Senior PHP Developer
5 80 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 73 (8.58%) Java Developer
7 62 (7.29%) Software Developer
8 60 (7.05%) Web Developer
9 42 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 41 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 38 (4.47%) LAMP Developer
11 38 (4.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 37 (4.35%) Consultant
13 36 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (4.11%) Senior LAMP Developer
15 34 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
16 33 (3.88%) Junior
16 33 (3.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 31 (3.64%) Administrator
17 31 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (55.11%) HTML
2 445 (52.29%) CSS
3 238 (27.97%) jQuery
4 217 (25.50%) Laravel
5 168 (19.74%) Web Services
6 156 (18.33%) LAMP
7 145 (17.04%) HTML5
8 143 (16.80%) REST
9 106 (12.46%) XML
10 105 (12.34%) SOAP
11 100 (11.75%) Ajax
12 97 (11.40%) .NET
12 97 (11.40%) AngularJS
13 91 (10.69%) CodeIgniter
14 86 (10.11%) React
15 77 (9.05%) JSON
16 76 (8.93%) RESTful
17 67 (7.87%) Node.js
18 58 (6.82%) CSS3
19 57 (6.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.40%) Mobile App
2 46 (5.41%) User Experience
3 41 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (2.70%) Replication
8 15 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.82%) PKI
13 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.59%) EPoS
14 5 (0.59%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.59%) Life Science
14 5 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.59%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.59%) Taxonomies
15 4 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 383 (45.01%) Linux
2 61 (7.17%) Android
3 60 (7.05%) Apple iOS
4 51 (5.99%) Windows
5 40 (4.70%) Unix
6 32 (3.76%) Debian
7 28 (3.29%) Ubuntu
8 24 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.88%) CentOS
10 13 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Fedora
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (26.44%) Web Development
3 199 (23.38%) MVC
4 195 (22.91%) OOP
5 143 (16.80%) OO
6 116 (13.63%) Software Engineering
7 103 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (9.75%) OO PHP
9 71 (8.34%) Fintech
10 69 (8.11%) DevOps
10 69 (8.11%) TDD
11 67 (7.87%) Front End Development
12 65 (7.64%) Computer Science
13 57 (6.70%) Mobile Application Development
14 55 (6.46%) Scrum
15 48 (5.64%) CRM
16 41 (4.82%) E-Commerce
17 37 (4.35%) Test Automation
18 36 (4.23%) Android Development
18 36 (4.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 536 (62.98%) JavaScript
2 466 (54.76%) PHP
3 255 (29.96%) SQL
4 214 (25.15%) Java
5 158 (18.57%) Python
6 89 (10.46%) C#
7 59 (6.93%) PHP 7
8 56 (6.58%) C++
9 51 (5.99%) C
10 48 (5.64%) Bash Shell
11 36 (4.23%) Perl
12 34 (4.00%) PHP 5
13 33 (3.88%) Shell Script
14 29 (3.41%) Ruby
15 28 (3.29%) VB.NET
16 26 (3.06%) Apple Swift
16 26 (3.06%) Objective-C
17 22 (2.59%) Java 8
18 15 (1.76%) Go
19 11 (1.29%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 94 (11.05%) Degree
2 30 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.82%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.59%) HND
7 4 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.35%) ISEB
8 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.24%) OCP
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.47%) QA
2 18 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.29%) SLA
4 7 (0.82%) GDPR
5 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.59%) WCAG
7 4 (0.47%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.24%) COBIT
8 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.24%) NIST
System Software
1 88 (10.34%) Docker
2 13 (1.53%) iptables
3 12 (1.41%) KVM
4 9 (1.06%) NFS
5 8 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.71%) QEMU
6 6 (0.71%) Xen
7 5 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.47%) LXC
8 4 (0.47%) vSphere
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.24%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) Postfix
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (5.41%) Ansible
2 33 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.12%) Puppet
4 11 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (1.29%) SCOM
5 7 (0.82%) OpenNebula
5 7 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.82%) Rsyslog
5 7 (0.82%) systemd
5 7 (0.82%) Terraform
6 6 (0.71%) Galera Cluster
6 6 (0.71%) SELinux
7 5 (0.59%) Kibana
7 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.47%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) Nessus
9 2 (0.24%) Nmap
9 2 (0.24%) Packer
9 2 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 112 (13.16%) Oracle
2 84 (9.87%) Zend
3 46 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 24 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 22 (2.59%) Adobe
6 22 (2.59%) Google
7 20 (2.35%) Cisco
8 16 (1.88%) SAP
9 14 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.53%) LogRhythm
11 11 (1.29%) Juniper
11 11 (1.29%) McAfee
12 10 (1.18%) Dell
12 10 (1.18%) VMware
13 9 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.06%) Sage
14 8 (0.94%) HP
14 8 (0.94%) Rollbar
14 8 (0.94%) Splunk