Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 51 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -14
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 861 410 1,073
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.80% 5.11% 4.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.54% 18.02% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 715 361 1,002
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,643 2,275 6,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.87% 28.36% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,183 1,947 5,504
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,668 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.34% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -33 329 £42,500 - 27
Thames Valley -5 299 £50,000 -9.09% 44
Berkshire -4 206 £52,500 -4.55% 25
East Sussex +25 110 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Surrey -43 53 £48,750 +21.88% 9
Buckinghamshire -35 47 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Oxfordshire +5 46 £50,000 -9.09% 5
West Sussex +13 31 £50,000 - 8
Kent -25 22 £37,500 +20.00% 10
Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £40,000 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 536 (62.25%) JavaScript
2 526 (61.09%) PHP
3 402 (46.69%) HTML
4 383 (44.48%) CSS
5 271 (31.48%) Git (software)
6 241 (27.99%) Linux
7 238 (27.64%) Full Stack Development
8 236 (27.41%) Web Development
9 210 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 205 (23.81%) Web Services
11 201 (23.34%) SQL
11 201 (23.34%) Laravel
12 180 (20.91%) React
13 178 (20.67%) OOP
13 178 (20.67%) OO
14 173 (20.09%) Python
15 163 (18.93%) Docker
16 158 (18.35%) Social Skills
16 158 (18.35%) jQuery
17 155 (18.00%) Node.js
18 150 (17.42%) AWS
19 147 (17.07%) E-Commerce
20 144 (16.72%) Symfony
21 137 (15.91%) MVC
22 130 (15.10%) Unit Testing
23 124 (14.40%) SQL Server
24 123 (14.29%) Software Engineering
25 115 (13.36%) Greenfield Project
26 114 (13.24%) AngularJS
27 111 (12.89%) REST

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 90 (10.45%) WordPress
2 80 (9.29%) CMS
3 46 (5.34%) Apache
3 46 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (4.53%) nginx
5 18 (2.09%) Drupal
6 16 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.51%) MODX
8 9 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.05%) Confluence
9 8 (0.93%) IIS
10 7 (0.81%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.58%) JBoss
11 5 (0.58%) Jetty
11 5 (0.58%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.35%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (6.97%) Magento
2 10 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 150 (17.42%) AWS
2 110 (12.78%) Azure
2 110 (12.78%) SaaS
3 36 (4.18%) GitHub
4 29 (3.37%) GCP
5 25 (2.90%) npm
6 21 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
7 20 (2.32%) Serverless
8 18 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
8 18 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.74%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.63%) PaaS
12 13 (1.51%) Microsoft 365
13 11 (1.28%) Google Analytics
14 10 (1.16%) Yarn
15 8 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.70%) Stripe
18 5 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.76%) DNS
2 18 (2.09%) Firewall
3 13 (1.51%) VPN
4 11 (1.28%) Internet
4 11 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.16%) MQTT
5 10 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.05%) GSM
7 8 (0.93%) HTTP
8 5 (0.58%) DHCP
8 5 (0.58%) LAN
8 5 (0.58%) WAN
9 3 (0.35%) Intranet
9 3 (0.35%) Network Security
10 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.12%) LTE
11 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.12%) SSL
11 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.41%) MongoDB
3 79 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (7.67%) Relational Database
5 62 (7.20%) MariaDB
6 61 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 39 (4.53%) Redis
8 24 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.32%) SQLite
10 15 (1.74%) Power BI
11 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.51%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.39%) DB2
14 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.16%) Big Data
15 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 271 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 95 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 82 (9.52%) JIRA
4 40 (4.65%) GitLab
5 39 (4.53%) PHPUnit
6 31 (3.60%) Subversion
7 20 (2.32%) Grunt
8 18 (2.09%) Bitbucket
9 17 (1.97%) Maven
9 17 (1.97%) webpack
10 16 (1.86%) Selenium
11 15 (1.74%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.51%) Artifactory
12 13 (1.51%) gulp
13 10 (1.16%) ERwin
13 10 (1.16%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.05%) Mocha
15 8 (0.93%) Ant
16 6 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 158 (18.35%) Social Skills
2 74 (8.59%) Finance
3 70 (8.13%) Marketing
4 53 (6.16%) Retail
5 35 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.02%) Public Sector
7 20 (2.32%) Games
7 20 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.16%) Electronics
9 10 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (0.70%) Law
13 5 (0.58%) Back Office
14 3 (0.35%) Billing
14 3 (0.35%) Local Government
14 3 (0.35%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 580 (67.36%) Developer
2 287 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 87 (10.10%) Full Stack Developer
4 78 (9.06%) Software Engineer
5 75 (8.71%) Senior Developer
6 48 (5.57%) Java Developer
7 46 (5.34%) Web Developer
8 36 (4.18%) Senior PHP Developer
9 31 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (3.25%) Python Developer
11 27 (3.14%) Python Engineer
12 26 (3.02%) Python Software Engineer
13 25 (2.90%) Backend Developer
13 25 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (2.79%) Applications Support
15 23 (2.67%) Software Developer
16 21 (2.44%) Junior
16 21 (2.44%) WordPress Developer
17 20 (2.32%) React Developer
18 19 (2.21%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (46.69%) HTML
2 383 (44.48%) CSS
3 205 (23.81%) Web Services
4 201 (23.34%) Laravel
5 180 (20.91%) React
6 158 (18.35%) jQuery
7 155 (18.00%) Node.js
8 144 (16.72%) Symfony
9 114 (13.24%) AngularJS
10 111 (12.89%) REST
11 99 (11.50%) HTML5
11 99 (11.50%) RESTful
12 94 (10.92%) LAMP
13 74 (8.59%) Vue.js
14 61 (7.08%) .NET
14 61 (7.08%) Django
15 59 (6.85%) Ajax
16 55 (6.39%) JSON
17 48 (5.57%) CSS3
18 45 (5.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.36%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (7.32%) User Experience
3 27 (3.14%) Cloud Native
4 24 (2.79%) e-Learning
4 24 (2.79%) Photography
5 23 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.97%) Legacy Code
7 15 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.05%) Replication
9 8 (0.93%) Learning Management System
10 7 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.70%) Legacy Systems
12 5 (0.58%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.46%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.35%) NHS
14 3 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 241 (27.99%) Linux
2 66 (7.67%) Android
3 59 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 57 (6.62%) Windows
5 34 (3.95%) Unix
6 26 (3.02%) CentOS
7 18 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.93%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.81%) Debian
10 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (27.64%) Full Stack Development
2 236 (27.41%) Web Development
3 210 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (20.67%) OO
4 178 (20.67%) OOP
5 147 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 137 (15.91%) MVC
7 130 (15.10%) Unit Testing
8 123 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 111 (12.89%) Microservices
10 99 (11.50%) Scrum
11 84 (9.76%) DevOps
12 79 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (8.36%) Computer Science
14 71 (8.25%) Front End Development
15 68 (7.90%) Mobile Development
16 64 (7.43%) TDD
17 58 (6.74%) OO PHP
18 55 (6.39%) Analytics
19 54 (6.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 536 (62.25%) JavaScript
2 526 (61.09%) PHP
3 201 (23.34%) SQL
4 173 (20.09%) Python
5 102 (11.85%) Java
6 83 (9.64%) PHP 7
7 75 (8.71%) C#
8 42 (4.88%) C++
9 36 (4.18%) Bash Shell
9 36 (4.18%) PHP 5
10 33 (3.83%) TypeScript
11 31 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 30 (3.48%) Perl
13 29 (3.37%) C
14 24 (2.79%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.44%) Go
15 21 (2.44%) Ruby
16 17 (1.97%) Dart
17 13 (1.51%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (8.36%) Degree
2 45 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.93%) CGEIT
5 8 (0.93%) CISA
5 8 (0.93%) CRISC
6 7 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.32%) QA
2 16 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.05%) COBIT
4 8 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.93%) SLA
5 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.58%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.46%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.46%) PMO
8 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.23%) GDPR
10 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 163 (18.93%) Docker
2 9 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.58%) KVM
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) iptables
6 1 (0.12%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 87 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 41 (4.76%) Terraform
3 36 (4.18%) Ansible
4 24 (2.79%) Apache Brooklyn
5 10 (1.16%) Istio
5 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.93%) Kibana
7 7 (0.81%) Packer
8 6 (0.70%) Grafana
8 6 (0.70%) Puppet
9 5 (0.58%) Consul
9 5 (0.58%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (0.58%) Opsview
10 4 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.46%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.35%) OpenNebula
12 2 (0.23%) logstash
12 2 (0.23%) Nagios
12 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (5.92%) Oracle
1 51 (5.92%) Zend
2 34 (3.95%) Adobe
3 32 (3.72%) Google
3 32 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.39%) SAP
5 12 (1.39%) VMware
6 10 (1.16%) BiZZdesign
7 9 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.70%) New Relic
8 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.46%) Percona
9 4 (0.46%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.35%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.35%) Splunk
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco
12 1 (0.12%) Sitecore