Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 652 602 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.24% 5.84% 5.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.16% 18.52% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 570 540 536
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £57,625 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,082 3,251 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.48% 31.54% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,686 2,788 2,839
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the South West over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Bristol -1 223 £45,000 +20.00% 43
Gloucestershire +8 119 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Somerset +32 82 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Dorset -6 75 £35,000 +16.67% 15
Devon +44 64 £35,000 +7.69% 28
Wiltshire -17 61 £38,626 -3.44% 19
Cornwall -12 20 £30,000 +9.09% 7
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 369 (56.60%) PHP
2 321 (49.23%) JavaScript
2 321 (49.23%) Linux
3 282 (43.25%) HTML
4 265 (40.64%) CSS
5 198 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (28.37%) Git (software)
7 181 (27.76%) SQL
8 179 (27.45%) SQL Server
9 168 (25.77%) Web Development
10 137 (21.01%) jQuery
11 133 (20.40%) Python
12 128 (19.63%) Apache
13 121 (18.56%) MVC
14 110 (16.87%) LAMP
15 104 (15.95%) OO
15 104 (15.95%) Java
15 104 (15.95%) REST
16 103 (15.80%) PostgreSQL
17 96 (14.72%) Windows
18 94 (14.42%) C#
18 94 (14.42%) Oracle
18 94 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
18 94 (14.42%) Software Engineering
18 94 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
19 93 (14.26%) Laravel
20 90 (13.80%) AngularJS
21 83 (12.73%) JIRA
22 78 (11.96%) Microsoft
23 73 (11.20%) Retail

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 128 (19.63%) Apache
2 44 (6.75%) CMS
3 30 (4.60%) nginx
4 26 (3.99%) WordPress
5 25 (3.83%) Drupal
6 19 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.61%) Confluence
8 14 (2.15%) Moodle
9 13 (1.99%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.99%) IIS
10 11 (1.69%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.38%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.23%) JBoss
12 8 (1.23%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.77%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Magento
2 4 (0.61%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 94 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (3.53%) SaaS
5 20 (3.07%) Amazon S3
6 19 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.99%) GitHub
8 12 (1.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.77%) PaaS
10 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.46%) Google Container Engine
11 3 (0.46%) IaaS
11 3 (0.46%) Serverless
12 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.31%) npm
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (11.04%) Internet
2 34 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.45%) DNS
4 25 (3.83%) HTTP
5 23 (3.53%) SSL
6 17 (2.61%) DHCP
7 14 (2.15%) SAN
8 13 (1.99%) Firewall
9 11 (1.69%) SMS
10 10 (1.53%) Network Security
11 9 (1.38%) NAS
12 8 (1.23%) DDNS
12 8 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.92%) FTP
13 6 (0.92%) SMTP
14 5 (0.77%) Extranet
14 5 (0.77%) SNMP
15 3 (0.46%) LAN
15 3 (0.46%) Wireless
15 3 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 103 (15.80%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (5.21%) MariaDB
8 30 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (3.53%) Redis
10 22 (3.37%) Hadoop
11 21 (3.22%) Big Data
11 21 (3.22%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.91%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (2.45%) Power BI
14 15 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.99%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 185 (28.37%) Git (software)
2 83 (12.73%) JIRA
3 67 (10.28%) PHPUnit
4 48 (7.36%) Jenkins
5 31 (4.75%) Eclipse
6 24 (3.68%) Selenium
7 23 (3.53%) Bitbucket
8 21 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.76%) Maven
10 14 (2.15%) CodeSonar
10 14 (2.15%) git-flow
10 14 (2.15%) Robot Framework
10 14 (2.15%) Subversion
11 12 (1.84%) Liquibase
12 10 (1.53%) gulp
13 8 (1.23%) JUnit
13 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.07%) JMeter
14 7 (1.07%) PhpStorm
14 7 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (11.20%) Retail
2 67 (10.28%) Finance
3 31 (4.75%) Marketing
4 12 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.23%) Electronics
7 5 (0.77%) Games
7 5 (0.77%) Law
8 4 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 430 (65.95%) Developer
2 207 (31.75%) PHP Developer
3 105 (16.10%) Web Developer
4 79 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 63 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 58 (8.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 56 (8.59%) Software Engineer
8 45 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 43 (6.60%) Backend Developer
10 35 (5.37%) Analyst
10 35 (5.37%) MySQL Developer
11 32 (4.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 32 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 31 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
14 26 (3.99%) Junior
15 25 (3.83%) Java Engineer
15 25 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 25 (3.83%) Senior PHP Developer
15 25 (3.83%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (43.25%) HTML
2 265 (40.64%) CSS
3 137 (21.01%) jQuery
4 110 (16.87%) LAMP
5 104 (15.95%) REST
6 93 (14.26%) Laravel
7 90 (13.80%) AngularJS
8 73 (11.20%) JSON
9 71 (10.89%) XML
10 63 (9.66%) .NET
11 56 (8.59%) HTML5
12 53 (8.13%) Web Services
13 48 (7.36%) Symfony
14 45 (6.90%) RESTful
15 43 (6.60%) Node.js
15 43 (6.60%) SOAP
16 36 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (5.21%) Ajax
17 34 (5.21%) Django
18 32 (4.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.61%) Fintech
9 14 (2.15%) User Experience
10 13 (1.99%) Clustering
10 13 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.38%) VLE
14 8 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
15 7 (1.07%) Graphic Design
15 7 (1.07%) IPTV
15 7 (1.07%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 321 (49.23%) Linux
2 96 (14.72%) Windows
3 68 (10.43%) Unix
4 36 (5.52%) Ubuntu
5 22 (3.37%) CentOS
6 16 (2.45%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.30%) Android
7 15 (2.30%) Windows Server
8 14 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.84%) Debian
9 12 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (25.77%) Web Development
3 121 (18.56%) MVC
4 104 (15.95%) OO
5 94 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
5 94 (14.42%) Software Engineering
6 69 (10.58%) Open Source
7 68 (10.43%) E-Commerce
8 62 (9.51%) Project Management
9 49 (7.52%) OOP
9 49 (7.52%) Scrum
10 47 (7.21%) DevOps
11 43 (6.60%) SDLC
12 40 (6.13%) TDD
13 39 (5.98%) Mentoring
13 39 (5.98%) Time Management
14 38 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (5.52%) Configuration Management
16 34 (5.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 369 (56.60%) PHP
2 321 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 181 (27.76%) SQL
4 133 (20.40%) Python
5 104 (15.95%) Java
6 94 (14.42%) C#
7 48 (7.36%) Ruby
8 44 (6.75%) C++
9 42 (6.44%) Bash Shell
10 38 (5.83%) C
11 33 (5.06%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.07%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.76%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.15%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.84%) Go
17 6 (0.92%) Java 8
17 6 (0.92%) Perl
17 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (9.66%) Degree
2 31 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.83%) CCNA
3 25 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.07%) CISSP
4 20 (3.07%) SSCP
5 17 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.61%) MCSE
6 16 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.15%) DBS Check
8 13 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (1.99%) GIAC
8 13 (1.99%) Linux+ Certification
8 13 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (1.99%) SANS
9 10 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.07%) LPIC
12 5 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.99%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) GDPR
3 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 70 (10.74%) Docker
2 29 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.30%) vSphere
5 11 (1.69%) KVM
6 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.31%) Ceph
8 2 (0.31%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.31%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (10.28%) Puppet
2 25 (3.83%) Ansible
3 24 (3.68%) Kubernetes
4 22 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.61%) ZABBIX
6 14 (2.15%) Salt
7 10 (1.53%) Galera Cluster
8 9 (1.38%) Nagios
9 7 (1.07%) Cacti
10 6 (0.92%) Kibana
11 5 (0.77%) Terraform
12 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.46%) Plesk
14 2 (0.31%) Graphite
14 2 (0.31%) logstash
14 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
15 1 (0.15%) Graylog
15 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 94 (14.42%) Oracle
2 78 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.28%) Google
4 34 (5.21%) VMware
5 22 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.61%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.84%) Zend
8 10 (1.53%) Remedy
9 9 (1.38%) Cisco
9 9 (1.38%) Tableau
10 8 (1.23%) Citrix
10 8 (1.23%) SAP
10 8 (1.23%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.07%) Sencha
12 6 (0.92%) IBM
12 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.77%) Teradata
14 4 (0.61%) Adobe
14 4 (0.61%) Informatica