Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 66 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 44 9 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 4.03% 1.35% 4.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.86% 5.20% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 64
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% -12.94%
75th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £46,188
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,625 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -12.50%

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 296 173 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.08% 25.94% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 172 163 341
10th Percentile £31,365 £29,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +18.42% -10.59%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,200 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +18.42% -10.59%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in South Wales.

Salary trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 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
Cardiff +4 24 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Bridgend - 16 - -
Newport - 4 £55,000 - 2
MySQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 21 (47.73%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) SLA
3 16 (36.36%) Remedy
3 16 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 16 (36.36%) Change Management
3 16 (36.36%) ITSM
3 16 (36.36%) Clustering
3 16 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (34.09%) PHP
5 14 (31.82%) React
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.00%) HTML
7 11 (25.00%) OO
8 10 (22.73%) Docker
9 8 (18.18%) OOP
9 8 (18.18%) Web Development
10 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
10 7 (15.91%) Azure
10 7 (15.91%) Web Services
10 7 (15.91%) REST
10 7 (15.91%) Analytics
10 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
10 7 (15.91%) SOLID
11 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Development
11 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) C#
11 6 (13.64%) Retail
12 5 (11.36%) .NET

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 3 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) nginx
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Drupal
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Azure
2 3 (6.82%) AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 2 (4.55%) npm
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) GCP
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.27%) NuGet
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) IPsec
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSH
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) HPCC
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) PolyBase
4 2 (4.55%) Power BI
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.27%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) git-flow
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.55%) Travis CI
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DBA
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
1 16 (36.36%) MySQL DBA
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Backend Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Junior
5 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) React
2 11 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) REST
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) .NET
5 5 (11.36%) Vue.js
6 4 (9.09%) Laravel
6 4 (9.09%) Node.js
7 3 (6.82%) JSON
7 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.82%) Symfony
8 2 (4.55%) JWT
8 2 (4.55%) NestJS
8 2 (4.55%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) Svelte
8 2 (4.55%) TypeORM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (36.36%) Change Management
2 16 (36.36%) ITSM
2 16 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) OO
5 8 (18.18%) OOP
5 8 (18.18%) Web Development
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) SOLID
7 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Development
8 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.36%) MVC
9 3 (6.82%) Clean Code
9 3 (6.82%) Fintech
10 2 (4.55%) API Integration
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) PHP
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) TypeScript
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) U-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) Accessibility
3 2 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.09%) Terraform
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Remedy
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) LexisNexis
4 2 (4.55%) Databricks
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) WooCommerce
5 1 (2.27%) Aruba
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Pardot
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com