Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 64 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -17
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 460 918 1,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.51% 4.01% 4.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.82% 15.85% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 504 923 1,131
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2,735 5,793 7,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 25.33% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,365 4,884 6,511
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hampshire +14 200 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Thames Valley +4 163 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Berkshire +20 103 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Oxfordshire +4 36 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Surrey +35 29 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Sussex +18 28 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Buckinghamshire -10 24 £47,500 +18.75% 12
West Sussex +32 16 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Kent +11 8 £50,000 +25.00% 8
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 241 (52.39%) JavaScript
1 241 (52.39%) PHP
2 195 (42.39%) HTML
3 183 (39.78%) CSS
4 149 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (29.35%) Git (software)
6 133 (28.91%) Linux
7 124 (26.96%) Web Development
8 121 (26.30%) OOP
9 118 (25.65%) Java
10 106 (23.04%) Python
11 96 (20.87%) Laravel
12 90 (19.57%) OO
13 88 (19.13%) MVC
14 81 (17.61%) Microservices
15 78 (16.96%) React
16 77 (16.74%) jQuery
17 73 (15.87%) AWS
18 71 (15.43%) Docker
19 69 (15.00%) LAMP
20 68 (14.78%) SQL Server
21 67 (14.57%) Web Services
22 65 (14.13%) TDD
22 65 (14.13%) REST
23 63 (13.70%) Symfony
23 63 (13.70%) SQL
24 61 (13.26%) AngularJS
25 60 (13.04%) Node.js
25 60 (13.04%) Finance
26 57 (12.39%) WordPress

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 57 (12.39%) WordPress
2 48 (10.43%) CMS
3 26 (5.65%) Apache
4 20 (4.35%) Joomla!
5 14 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.04%) IIS
6 12 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.74%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.74%) nginx
7 8 (1.74%) SAS
7 8 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Figma
1 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (5.43%) Magento
2 17 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.74%) SAP GTS
4 5 (1.09%) Shopify
5 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (15.87%) AWS
2 40 (8.70%) GCP
3 32 (6.96%) Azure
3 32 (6.96%) SaaS
4 12 (2.61%) GitHub
5 9 (1.96%) PaaS
6 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.74%) IaaS
6 8 (1.74%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.30%) Google Play
8 4 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.65%) G Suite
9 3 (0.65%) Office 365
9 3 (0.65%) Slack
10 1 (0.22%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.22%) npm
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) RTP
1 7 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.87%) 2G
2 4 (0.87%) 3G
2 4 (0.87%) 4G
3 3 (0.65%) DNS
3 3 (0.65%) Firewall
3 3 (0.65%) Internet
3 3 (0.65%) Skype
3 3 (0.65%) tcpdump
3 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.61%) Redis
6 9 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.74%) DB2
7 8 (1.74%) Power BI
8 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.52%) Big Data
8 7 (1.52%) BigQuery
8 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.52%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.09%) OLAP
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.09%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 135 (29.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.74%) PHPUnit
3 20 (4.35%) JIRA
4 17 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.70%) Selenium
5 8 (1.74%) gulp
5 8 (1.74%) webpack
6 7 (1.52%) GitLab
6 7 (1.52%) Grunt
7 6 (1.30%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.09%) Subversion
9 4 (0.87%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.87%) Xcode
10 3 (0.65%) Gradle
10 3 (0.65%) NUnit
10 3 (0.65%) RSpec
11 2 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 60 (13.04%) Finance
2 30 (6.52%) Marketing
3 18 (3.91%) Law
4 15 (3.26%) Retail
5 10 (2.17%) Electronics
6 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.52%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.30%) Legal
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.87%) Games
9 4 (0.87%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 344 (74.78%) Developer
2 154 (33.48%) PHP Developer
3 95 (20.65%) Senior Developer
4 53 (11.52%) Senior PHP Developer
5 52 (11.30%) Java Developer
6 42 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 42 (9.13%) Web Developer
7 37 (8.04%) Python Developer
8 19 (4.13%) PHP Web Developer
9 18 (3.91%) Junior
9 18 (3.91%) Junior Developer
10 17 (3.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 16 (3.48%) Architect
12 15 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (3.26%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.04%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.04%) WordPress Developer
14 13 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.83%) HTML CSS Developer
14 13 (2.83%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (42.39%) HTML
2 183 (39.78%) CSS
3 96 (20.87%) Laravel
4 78 (16.96%) React
5 77 (16.74%) jQuery
6 69 (15.00%) LAMP
7 67 (14.57%) Web Services
8 65 (14.13%) REST
9 63 (13.70%) Symfony
10 61 (13.26%) AngularJS
11 60 (13.04%) Node.js
12 49 (10.65%) Vue.js
13 46 (10.00%) RESTful
13 46 (10.00%) Spring
14 45 (9.78%) .NET
15 44 (9.57%) XML
16 33 (7.17%) HTML5
17 30 (6.52%) Django
17 30 (6.52%) JSON
18 27 (5.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.30%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.61%) NHS
3 16 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (3.48%) User Experience
4 12 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.74%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.22%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.22%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.22%) Life Science
11 1 (0.22%) PKI
11 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.91%) Linux
2 41 (8.91%) Apple iOS
3 34 (7.39%) Android
4 33 (7.17%) Ubuntu
5 23 (5.00%) CentOS
6 11 (2.39%) Windows
7 6 (1.30%) Unix
8 3 (0.65%) Debian
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.96%) Web Development
3 121 (26.30%) OOP
4 90 (19.57%) OO
5 88 (19.13%) MVC
6 81 (17.61%) Microservices
7 65 (14.13%) TDD
8 47 (10.22%) Unit Testing
9 46 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 38 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (7.83%) E-Commerce
11 36 (7.83%) Multithreading
12 31 (6.74%) DevOps
12 31 (6.74%) Mobile Development
12 31 (6.74%) OO PHP
13 30 (6.52%) Front End Development
14 29 (6.30%) Computer Science
15 28 (6.09%) iOS Development
16 27 (5.87%) Migration
17 26 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 241 (52.39%) JavaScript
1 241 (52.39%) PHP
2 118 (25.65%) Java
3 106 (23.04%) Python
4 63 (13.70%) SQL
5 36 (7.83%) C#
6 27 (5.87%) PHP 7
7 26 (5.65%) Apple Swift
8 24 (5.22%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.13%) Go
10 17 (3.70%) Objective-C
11 16 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.83%) C++
12 13 (2.83%) Ruby
13 10 (2.17%) C
13 10 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.96%) PHP 5
15 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.09%) Java 8
16 5 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (3.70%) Degree
2 7 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.61%) QA
2 11 (2.39%) SLA
3 8 (1.74%) COBIT
4 4 (0.87%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (15.43%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Firmware
3 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.48%) Ansible
3 11 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.96%) Terraform
5 4 (0.87%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.22%) Ganeti
7 1 (0.22%) Grafana
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Packer
7 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.22%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 40 (8.70%) Google
2 23 (5.00%) Oracle
3 20 (4.35%) SAP
3 20 (4.35%) Zend
4 9 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.74%) CA
5 8 (1.74%) HP
5 8 (1.74%) Hyperion
5 8 (1.74%) IBM
5 8 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (1.74%) Remedy
5 8 (1.74%) ServiceNow
5 8 (1.74%) Siebel
6 5 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.87%) Percona
8 3 (0.65%) New Relic
8 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) VMware
9 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.43%) WooCommerce