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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 79 72 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 821 530 647
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.07% 3.96% 3.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.36% 14.92% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 549 465 578
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,550 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,500 £65,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5,018 3,553 4,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.87% 26.55% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,083 2,892 3,637
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -11 267 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Thames Valley -23 256 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Berkshire -3 162 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Surrey -14 94 £50,750 +26.88% 4
East Sussex +38 88 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -27 60 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Sussex +17 44 £50,000 +37.93% 4
Kent -28 41 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -45 34 £77,500 +106.67% 4
Middlesex - 10 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £87,500 -
Sussex - 2 - -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 452 (55.05%) JavaScript
2 421 (51.28%) PHP
3 343 (41.78%) CSS
4 334 (40.68%) HTML
5 307 (37.39%) Git (software)
6 306 (37.27%) Agile
7 284 (34.59%) Linux
8 251 (30.57%) Docker
9 238 (28.99%) AWS
10 208 (25.33%) SQL
11 204 (24.85%) OOP
12 200 (24.36%) Python
13 197 (24.00%) React
14 182 (22.17%) SQL Server
15 177 (21.56%) Laravel
16 172 (20.95%) Software Engineering
17 165 (20.10%) Test Automation
18 155 (18.88%) Web Development
19 150 (18.27%) Microservices
20 147 (17.90%) OO
21 146 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
22 145 (17.66%) Java
23 138 (16.81%) Node.js
24 133 (16.20%) TDD
25 130 (15.83%) LAMP
26 127 (15.47%) MVC
26 127 (15.47%) Full Stack Development
27 126 (15.35%) Finance
27 126 (15.35%) jQuery
28 125 (15.23%) DevOps

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
1 107 (13.03%) WordPress
2 84 (10.23%) Apache
3 42 (5.12%) Drupal
4 35 (4.26%) Apache Spark
5 33 (4.02%) CMS
6 25 (3.05%) OpenStack
7 23 (2.80%) nginx
8 18 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.22%) Moodle
11 9 (1.10%) Confluence
12 6 (0.73%) JBoss
13 5 (0.61%) Jetty
13 5 (0.61%) PrestaShop
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
16 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.24%) Jadu
Applications
1 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.12%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 61 (7.43%) Magento
2 21 (2.56%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 238 (28.99%) AWS
2 106 (12.91%) Azure
3 91 (11.08%) Serverless
4 87 (10.60%) AWS Lambda
5 85 (10.35%) SaaS
6 65 (7.92%) Amazon SQS
7 56 (6.82%) GitHub
8 40 (4.87%) Amazon S3
9 35 (4.26%) Cloud Functions
9 35 (4.26%) OpenShift
10 33 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (3.65%) Google Analytics
12 22 (2.68%) AWS Fargate
12 22 (2.68%) Cloudflare
13 20 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
13 20 (2.44%) Power Platform
14 17 (2.07%) npm
15 16 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (1.34%) GCP
17 10 (1.22%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.48%) Internet
2 15 (1.83%) DNS
3 12 (1.46%) HTTP
4 9 (1.10%) SSL
5 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.85%) Firewall
6 7 (0.85%) VPN
7 4 (0.49%) BGP
7 4 (0.49%) MPLS
7 4 (0.49%) VoIP
7 4 (0.49%) WAN
8 3 (0.37%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.24%) FTP
9 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.24%) Modbus
9 2 (0.24%) SMS
9 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) MQTT
10 1 (0.12%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 123 (14.98%) Relational Database
3 118 (14.37%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (10.35%) MongoDB
5 78 (9.50%) MariaDB
6 62 (7.55%) NoSQL
7 45 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 39 (4.75%) Redis
9 37 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (4.26%) Flink
11 31 (3.78%) RDBMS
12 29 (3.53%) InfluxDB
13 28 (3.41%) Couchbase
14 25 (3.05%) Big Data
15 20 (2.44%) Power BI
16 15 (1.83%) Tableau
17 13 (1.58%) MaxDB
18 11 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
18 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 307 (37.39%) Git (software)
2 109 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 81 (9.87%) JIRA
4 56 (6.82%) Subversion
5 48 (5.85%) Maven
6 42 (5.12%) Selenium
7 41 (4.99%) PHPUnit
8 35 (4.26%) Ant
8 35 (4.26%) Gradle
9 23 (2.80%) Artifactory
10 20 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 19 (2.31%) Bitbucket
11 19 (2.31%) Browser DevTools
11 19 (2.31%) Travis CI
12 18 (2.19%) Xdebug
13 15 (1.83%) GitLab
14 12 (1.46%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.22%) RSpec
15 10 (1.22%) Vagrant
16 9 (1.10%) Grunt
General
1 126 (15.35%) Finance
2 112 (13.64%) Social Skills
3 101 (12.30%) Marketing
4 89 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (9.62%) Telecoms
6 70 (8.53%) Manufacturing
7 39 (4.75%) Games
8 38 (4.63%) Retail
9 28 (3.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 28 (3.41%) Law
10 14 (1.71%) Publishing
11 13 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
12 9 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.73%) Public Sector
14 4 (0.49%) Electronics
15 3 (0.37%) Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Advertising
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.24%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 472 (57.49%) Developer
2 146 (17.78%) PHP Developer
3 115 (14.01%) Software Engineer
4 78 (9.50%) Senior Developer
5 63 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 56 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 48 (5.85%) Software Developer
8 44 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 40 (4.87%) Java Engineer
10 35 (4.26%) Senior Java Engineer
11 33 (4.02%) Java Developer
12 32 (3.90%) Magento Developer
13 31 (3.78%) Backend Developer
14 30 (3.65%) Junior
15 29 (3.53%) C++ Software Engineer
16 28 (3.41%) Senior PHP Developer
17 25 (3.05%) C Software Engineer
17 25 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
17 25 (3.05%) Site Engineer
17 25 (3.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (41.78%) CSS
2 334 (40.68%) HTML
3 197 (24.00%) React
4 177 (21.56%) Laravel
5 138 (16.81%) Node.js
6 130 (15.83%) LAMP
7 126 (15.35%) jQuery
8 120 (14.62%) RESTful
9 119 (14.49%) Web Services
10 118 (14.37%) .NET
11 108 (13.15%) Symfony
12 103 (12.55%) REST
13 92 (11.21%) HTML5
14 78 (9.50%) Vue.js
15 73 (8.89%) CSS3
16 69 (8.40%) Sass
17 60 (7.31%) ASP.NET
18 52 (6.33%) AngularJS
19 47 (5.72%) KnockoutJS
20 44 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.40%) User Experience
2 65 (7.92%) Linux Command Line
3 55 (6.70%) Algorithms
4 45 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 42 (5.12%) Life Science
7 31 (3.78%) Cyberattack
8 28 (3.41%) Smartphone
9 25 (3.05%) Replication
10 24 (2.92%) Social Media
11 20 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
11 20 (2.44%) IoT
12 16 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (1.22%) e-Learning
14 9 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.97%) Educational Technology
15 8 (0.97%) Legacy Code
15 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 284 (34.59%) Linux
2 56 (6.82%) Windows
3 47 (5.72%) Unix
4 44 (5.36%) Android
4 44 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.75%) CentOS
6 24 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.22%) Debian
9 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (37.27%) Agile
2 204 (24.85%) OOP
3 172 (20.95%) Software Engineering
4 165 (20.10%) Test Automation
5 155 (18.88%) Web Development
6 150 (18.27%) Microservices
7 147 (17.90%) OO
8 146 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
9 133 (16.20%) TDD
10 127 (15.47%) Full Stack Development
10 127 (15.47%) MVC
11 125 (15.23%) DevOps
12 98 (11.94%) Unit Testing
13 97 (11.81%) CI/CD
14 94 (11.45%) Computer Science
15 90 (10.96%) E-Commerce
16 69 (8.40%) Software Testing
17 68 (8.28%) BDD
17 68 (8.28%) Scrum
18 65 (7.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 452 (55.05%) JavaScript
2 421 (51.28%) PHP
3 208 (25.33%) SQL
4 200 (24.36%) Python
5 145 (17.66%) Java
6 86 (10.48%) C#
7 77 (9.38%) C++
8 62 (7.55%) Bash
8 62 (7.55%) Perl
9 52 (6.33%) Ruby
10 42 (5.12%) PowerShell
10 42 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 40 (4.87%) Go
12 39 (4.75%) C
13 30 (3.65%) TypeScript
14 28 (3.41%) ES6
15 22 (2.68%) T-SQL
16 17 (2.07%) Apple Swift
17 14 (1.71%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.58%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 92 (11.21%) Degree
2 68 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.73%) CCA
5 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.61%) CCNA
6 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.61%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.49%) CCNP
7 4 (0.49%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.49%) JNCIP
8 3 (0.37%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.36%) Accessibility
2 34 (4.14%) QA
3 8 (0.97%) GDPR
4 5 (0.61%) HL7
5 4 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.49%) COBIT
5 4 (0.49%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 251 (30.57%) Docker
2 36 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.80%) KVM
4 22 (2.68%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.19%) Xen
7 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.37%) Openswan
9 3 (0.37%) vSphere
10 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.24%) iptables
11 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 101 (12.30%) Kubernetes
2 64 (7.80%) Grafana
3 61 (7.43%) Ansible
4 49 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (5.24%) Terraform
6 26 (3.17%) Puppet
7 18 (2.19%) logstash
8 16 (1.95%) Istio
9 15 (1.83%) Opsview
10 6 (0.73%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.61%) Consul
11 5 (0.61%) Packer
12 4 (0.49%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.49%) systemd
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
13 3 (0.37%) WSUS
14 2 (0.24%) Kibana
14 2 (0.24%) Nagios
14 2 (0.24%) Nmap
14 2 (0.24%) Podman
Vendors
1 73 (8.89%) Google
2 72 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.12%) VMware
4 37 (4.51%) New Relic
4 37 (4.51%) Zend
5 31 (3.78%) Oracle
6 29 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (3.41%) Perforce
8 20 (2.44%) WooCommerce
9 14 (1.71%) Cisco
10 9 (1.10%) Adobe
11 8 (0.97%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.49%) BiZZdesign
13 4 (0.49%) IBM
13 4 (0.49%) Juniper
13 4 (0.49%) Sage
13 4 (0.49%) SAP
13 4 (0.49%) Splunk
13 4 (0.49%) Unilink