Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +16
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 64 67 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.40% 4.46% 4.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.24% 14.69% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 95
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £21,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%

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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 420 456 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.91% 30.36% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 352 413 572
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +13.57%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £24,325
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,080 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in South Wales.

Salary trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Cardiff -3 48 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Caerphilly +6 4 £45,000 +34.33%
Newport +7 3 £42,500 - 2
Neath Port Talbot +6 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Bridgend -6 2 £47,500 +26.67%
Torfaen -3 1 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
MySQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 42 (65.63%) PHP
2 33 (51.56%) SQL
3 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
4 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 25 (39.06%) CSS
5 25 (39.06%) HTML
6 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (34.38%) Python
8 21 (32.81%) Linux
9 19 (29.69%) LAMP
10 18 (28.13%) Subversion
11 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
11 17 (26.56%) jQuery
12 16 (25.00%) High Availability
12 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 16 (25.00%) SOAP
13 15 (23.44%) WordPress
14 14 (21.88%) Puppet
14 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
14 14 (21.88%) DNS
14 14 (21.88%) XML
14 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
14 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
15 13 (20.31%) LAN
15 13 (20.31%) WAN
15 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
15 13 (20.31%) DevOps
15 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (23.44%) WordPress
2 8 (12.50%) CMS
3 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Liferay
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Drupal
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
4 3 (4.69%) Serverless
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) G Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.56%) npm
5 1 (1.56%) Route 53
5 1 (1.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.88%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) LAN
3 13 (20.31%) WAN
4 6 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) IPsec
6 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.56%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.56%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.56%) SSH
6 1 (1.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) WinSCP
6 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.13%) Subversion
3 6 (9.38%) JIRA
3 6 (9.38%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.56%) gulp
6 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.38%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Database Architect
8 3 (4.69%) DBA
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Database Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (4.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) CSS
1 25 (39.06%) HTML
2 19 (29.69%) LAMP
3 17 (26.56%) jQuery
4 16 (25.00%) SOAP
5 14 (21.88%) XML
6 12 (18.75%) Web Services
7 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
7 10 (15.63%) Spring
8 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
8 9 (14.06%) Laravel
9 6 (9.38%) RESTful
10 5 (7.81%) Ajax
10 5 (7.81%) CSS3
10 5 (7.81%) Java EE
10 5 (7.81%) React
11 4 (6.25%) Node.js
12 3 (4.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.94%) User Experience
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Android
2 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) High Availability
2 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
2 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
2 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (20.31%) DevOps
3 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
4 12 (18.75%) Content Management
4 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 10 (15.63%) Web Development
6 7 (10.94%) Android Development
6 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
6 7 (10.94%) MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.38%) Microservices
8 5 (7.81%) OO
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) PHP
2 33 (51.56%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 22 (34.38%) Python
5 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
6 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
7 11 (17.19%) Java
8 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.81%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) C++
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) C#
10 1 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) GDPR
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Varnish
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.56%) DRBD
4 1 (1.56%) iptables
4 1 (1.56%) KVM
4 1 (1.56%) Postfix
4 1 (1.56%) QEMU
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Puppet
2 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (18.75%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.69%) Ansible
5 2 (3.13%) Terraform
6 1 (1.56%) Icinga
6 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.56%) Munin
6 1 (1.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Google
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) ESRI
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) Teradata
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Zend
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) New Relic
6 1 (1.56%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.56%) Rackspace