Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 53 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,048 1,363 1,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.22% 4.77% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.74% 16.53% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1,237 1,436
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +9.32% -5.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £60,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 6,260 8,244 9,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.21% 28.86% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,360 6,840 8,429
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Thames Valley 0 419 £50,000 +9.89% 58
Hampshire +2 397 £40,000 - 51
Berkshire +12 201 £52,500 - 21
Buckinghamshire -7 115 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Oxfordshire +10 103 £45,000 -5.26% 22
East Sussex -25 76 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Surrey -46 72 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Kent -20 44 £41,250 +3.13% 19
West Sussex -25 25 £36,000 -20.00% 5
Middlesex +5 10 £60,000 -14.29%
Isle of Wight 0 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 598 (57.06%) JavaScript
2 550 (52.48%) PHP
3 505 (48.19%) HTML
4 494 (47.14%) CSS
5 473 (45.13%) Linux
6 341 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
7 305 (29.10%) SQL
8 287 (27.39%) Web Development
9 277 (26.43%) jQuery
10 271 (25.86%) MVC
11 269 (25.67%) SQL Server
12 233 (22.23%) Git (software)
13 231 (22.04%) OOP
14 224 (21.37%) Laravel
15 212 (20.23%) Java
16 207 (19.75%) LAMP
17 179 (17.08%) OO
18 165 (15.74%) SaaS
19 160 (15.27%) AWS
20 159 (15.17%) Python
21 155 (14.79%) REST
22 146 (13.93%) Web Services
22 146 (13.93%) Software Engineering
23 143 (13.65%) Docker
24 138 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
25 122 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
26 121 (11.55%) DevOps
26 121 (11.55%) Ajax
27 119 (11.35%) HTML5
28 118 (11.26%) AngularJS

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 98 (9.35%) Apache
2 90 (8.59%) WordPress
3 66 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 44 (4.20%) CMS
5 34 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.00%) Drupal
7 17 (1.62%) JBoss
7 17 (1.62%) nginx
8 14 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 13 (1.24%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.05%) Confluence
11 9 (0.86%) IIS
12 6 (0.57%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.57%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.48%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.095%) InDesign
7 1 (0.095%) InVision
7 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.095%) Sketch
7 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.81%) Magento
2 16 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.95%) GoldMine
4 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.38%) Cisco SocialMiner
5 4 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.29%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 165 (15.74%) SaaS
2 160 (15.27%) AWS
3 61 (5.82%) Azure
4 49 (4.68%) GitHub
5 23 (2.19%) GCP
6 17 (1.62%) OpenShift
6 17 (1.62%) Power Platform
7 16 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.53%) npm
8 13 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.05%) PaaS
10 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.67%) Serverless
12 6 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.57%) Azure Stack
12 6 (0.57%) Slack
13 5 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.29%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.39%) Firewall
2 28 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.10%) DNS
4 21 (2.00%) Internet
5 14 (1.34%) VPN
6 13 (1.24%) SSH
7 12 (1.15%) Network Security
8 9 (0.86%) HTTP
9 8 (0.76%) DHCP
10 7 (0.67%) LAN
10 7 (0.67%) RTMP
10 7 (0.67%) RTSP
10 7 (0.67%) VoIP
10 7 (0.67%) WAN
11 5 (0.48%) RTP
12 4 (0.38%) BGP
12 4 (0.38%) MPLS
12 4 (0.38%) OSPF
12 4 (0.38%) VRRP
12 4 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 138 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 70 (6.68%) MongoDB
5 67 (6.39%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 34 (3.24%) MariaDB
8 29 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (2.39%) Redis
10 20 (1.91%) Big Data
11 17 (1.62%) Power BI
12 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.57%) GIS
16 6 (0.57%) QGIS
17 5 (0.48%) InfluxDB
17 5 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 233 (22.23%) Git (software)
2 62 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 46 (4.39%) Subversion
4 43 (4.10%) JIRA
5 41 (3.91%) Maven
6 26 (2.48%) Bitbucket
7 19 (1.81%) Selenium
8 18 (1.72%) PHPUnit
9 13 (1.24%) webpack
10 12 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.05%) gulp
12 9 (0.86%) Cypress.io
12 9 (0.86%) JUnit
12 9 (0.86%) RSpec
13 8 (0.76%) Gradle
13 8 (0.76%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (8.11%) Finance
2 39 (3.72%) Marketing
3 28 (2.67%) Games
4 26 (2.48%) Retail
4 26 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.34%) Electronics
7 9 (0.86%) Automotive
7 9 (0.86%) Public Sector
8 8 (0.76%) Advertising
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.38%) Police
11 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.19%) Banking
12 1 (0.095%) Billing
12 1 (0.095%) Law
12 1 (0.095%) Military
12 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 681 (64.98%) Developer
2 324 (30.92%) PHP Developer
3 137 (13.07%) Senior Developer
4 99 (9.45%) Web Developer
5 94 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 94 (8.97%) Software Developer
6 85 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 70 (6.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 61 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 52 (4.96%) Administrator
10 49 (4.68%) Senior Software Developer
11 46 (4.39%) DBA
12 44 (4.20%) Junior
13 41 (3.91%) Graduate
14 40 (3.82%) Junior Developer
15 39 (3.72%) Software Engineer
16 38 (3.63%) PHP Web Developer
17 37 (3.53%) LAMP Developer
17 37 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
17 37 (3.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (48.19%) HTML
2 494 (47.14%) CSS
3 277 (26.43%) jQuery
4 224 (21.37%) Laravel
5 207 (19.75%) LAMP
6 155 (14.79%) REST
7 146 (13.93%) Web Services
8 121 (11.55%) Ajax
9 119 (11.35%) HTML5
10 118 (11.26%) AngularJS
11 112 (10.69%) SOAP
12 109 (10.40%) JSON
13 99 (9.45%) .NET
14 90 (8.59%) XML
15 85 (8.11%) CodeIgniter
16 82 (7.82%) React
17 75 (7.16%) Spring
17 75 (7.16%) Symfony
18 73 (6.97%) Node.js
19 61 (5.82%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 47 (4.48%) Replication
3 39 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (2.39%) User Experience
8 17 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.34%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.15%) PlayStation
12 10 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.95%) Life Science
13 9 (0.86%) Clustering
13 9 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
15 6 (0.57%) Fibre Optics
15 6 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 473 (45.13%) Linux
2 88 (8.40%) Windows
3 59 (5.63%) Android
4 56 (5.34%) Debian
5 55 (5.25%) Apple iOS
6 54 (5.15%) Ubuntu
7 48 (4.58%) Unix
8 39 (3.72%) CentOS
9 20 (1.91%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.095%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (27.39%) Web Development
3 271 (25.86%) MVC
4 231 (22.04%) OOP
5 179 (17.08%) OO
6 146 (13.93%) Software Engineering
7 122 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
8 121 (11.55%) DevOps
9 107 (10.21%) TDD
10 101 (9.64%) OO PHP
11 97 (9.26%) Computer Science
12 63 (6.01%) Scrum
13 55 (5.25%) Mobile Application Development
14 52 (4.96%) E-Commerce
15 51 (4.87%) Mathematics
16 45 (4.29%) Mentoring
17 44 (4.20%) Fintech
17 44 (4.20%) Front End Development
18 42 (4.01%) Configuration Management
19 41 (3.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 598 (57.06%) JavaScript
2 550 (52.48%) PHP
3 305 (29.10%) SQL
4 212 (20.23%) Java
5 159 (15.17%) Python
6 111 (10.59%) C#
7 71 (6.77%) Bash Shell
8 66 (6.30%) PHP 7
9 63 (6.01%) Ruby
10 52 (4.96%) Perl
11 39 (3.72%) C++
12 38 (3.63%) Java 8
13 31 (2.96%) PHP 5
14 28 (2.67%) Shell Script
15 27 (2.58%) C
16 21 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.00%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.72%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.72%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (8.97%) Degree
2 26 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.57%) OCP
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.19%) CCNA
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.095%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.095%) HNC
8 1 (0.095%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.86%) QA
2 14 (1.34%) GDPR
2 14 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.15%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.29%) PMO
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.095%) HL7
6 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (13.65%) Docker
2 31 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.05%) iptables
3 11 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.76%) Xen
7 7 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 7 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.48%) KVM
9 4 (0.38%) LXC
9 4 (0.38%) NFS
9 4 (0.38%) QEMU
10 3 (0.29%) Ceph
10 3 (0.29%) Varnish
11 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.19%) OpenSIPS
11 2 (0.19%) Postfix
11 2 (0.19%) vSphere
11 2 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (8.11%) Ansible
2 73 (6.97%) Kubernetes
3 40 (3.82%) Puppet
3 40 (3.82%) Terraform
4 23 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.76%) SCOM
7 7 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.38%) SELinux
8 4 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.38%) vMotion
9 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.29%) Rsyslog
9 3 (0.29%) SCCM
9 3 (0.29%) systemd
10 2 (0.19%) Consul
Vendors
1 109 (10.40%) Oracle
2 105 (10.02%) Zend
3 83 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.34%) VMware
5 26 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.00%) Cisco
6 21 (2.00%) Google
7 20 (1.91%) Adobe
8 14 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.24%) SAP
10 12 (1.15%) Sun
11 10 (0.95%) OutSystems
11 10 (0.95%) Sage
12 9 (0.86%) LogRhythm
13 8 (0.76%) F5
13 8 (0.76%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.67%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.67%) Juniper
14 7 (0.67%) McAfee
15 6 (0.57%) ESRI