Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 51 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 636 640 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.91% 6.11% 6.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.21% 19.80% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 526 570 634
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%

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 3,311 3,232 3,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.75% 30.87% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,827 2,806 3,009
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 £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -4 219 £43,500 +8.75% 45
Gloucestershire -11 111 £40,000 - 22
Somerset +54 97 £40,000 - 13
Devon +30 63 £37,500 +27.12% 13
Dorset -18 61 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Wiltshire -36 49 £40,000 - 9
Cornwall -14 23 £34,000 +23.64% 12
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 345 (54.25%) PHP
2 313 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 293 (46.07%) Linux
4 276 (43.40%) HTML
5 267 (41.98%) CSS
6 233 (36.64%) Git (software)
7 202 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (28.93%) SQL Server
9 161 (25.31%) SQL
10 151 (23.74%) Web Development
10 151 (23.74%) jQuery
11 142 (22.33%) Apache
12 129 (20.28%) Python
13 121 (19.03%) MVC
14 119 (18.71%) AngularJS
15 112 (17.61%) LAMP
16 107 (16.82%) Laravel
17 106 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
18 103 (16.19%) OO
19 101 (15.88%) REST
20 99 (15.57%) Docker
21 96 (15.09%) Java
22 92 (14.47%) Open Source
23 85 (13.36%) Oracle
24 83 (13.05%) HTML5
24 83 (13.05%) Amazon AWS
25 82 (12.89%) Software Engineering
26 81 (12.74%) Retail
27 80 (12.58%) JIRA
28 75 (11.79%) C#

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
1 142 (22.33%) Apache
2 56 (8.81%) nginx
3 46 (7.23%) CMS
4 42 (6.60%) WordPress
5 34 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (4.40%) OpenStack
7 27 (4.25%) Confluence
8 22 (3.46%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (2.67%) Drupal
11 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
12 14 (2.20%) Moodle
12 14 (2.20%) Tomcat
13 13 (2.04%) IIS
14 11 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (1.42%) Apache Pig
15 9 (1.42%) MS Exchange
16 8 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.79%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.89%) Magento
2 4 (0.63%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.05%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.25%) GitHub
3 27 (4.25%) SaaS
4 21 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.52%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.89%) PaaS
8 10 (1.57%) IaaS
9 9 (1.42%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (1.26%) Office 365
11 7 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.63%) Serverless
14 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.23%) Internet
2 30 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.77%) DNS
4 22 (3.46%) SMS
5 19 (2.99%) HTTP
6 18 (2.83%) SSL
7 14 (2.20%) SAN
8 12 (1.89%) DHCP
9 11 (1.73%) Firewall
10 10 (1.57%) Network Security
11 9 (1.42%) NAS
11 9 (1.42%) SSH
12 8 (1.26%) DDNS
12 8 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.10%) FTP
13 7 (1.10%) SMTP
14 6 (0.94%) SNMP
15 5 (0.79%) Extranet
15 5 (0.79%) Wireless
16 3 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 106 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (8.18%) MongoDB
3 52 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 51 (8.02%) Redis
5 48 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.25%) MariaDB
8 27 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (3.14%) Big Data
11 18 (2.83%) Power BI
12 14 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.04%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 233 (36.64%) Git (software)
2 80 (12.58%) JIRA
3 63 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 54 (8.49%) PHPUnit
5 30 (4.72%) Subversion
6 24 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 23 (3.62%) Eclipse
8 20 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (2.99%) Maven
10 18 (2.83%) GoCD
11 15 (2.36%) Selenium
12 14 (2.20%) JUnit
13 13 (2.04%) gulp
14 10 (1.57%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.42%) Grunt
15 9 (1.42%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.26%) git-flow
16 8 (1.26%) GitLab
16 8 (1.26%) Liquibase
16 8 (1.26%) Robot Framework
General
1 81 (12.74%) Retail
2 57 (8.96%) Finance
3 34 (5.35%) Marketing
4 18 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.57%) Electronics
7 6 (0.94%) Games
8 5 (0.79%) Law
9 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 419 (65.88%) Developer
2 206 (32.39%) PHP Developer
3 97 (15.25%) Web Developer
4 69 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 59 (9.28%) Software Developer
6 50 (7.86%) Java Developer
7 48 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 47 (7.39%) Software Engineer
9 41 (6.45%) Analyst
9 41 (6.45%) Backend Developer
10 38 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 31 (4.87%) Junior
12 29 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (4.09%) MySQL Developer
13 26 (4.09%) Senior PHP Developer
14 25 (3.93%) Java Engineer
14 25 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
14 25 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (3.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (43.40%) HTML
2 267 (41.98%) CSS
3 151 (23.74%) jQuery
4 119 (18.71%) AngularJS
5 112 (17.61%) LAMP
6 107 (16.82%) Laravel
7 101 (15.88%) REST
8 83 (13.05%) HTML5
9 71 (11.16%) Web Services
10 70 (11.01%) Symfony
11 66 (10.38%) JSON
12 51 (8.02%) XML
13 49 (7.70%) CSS3
14 48 (7.55%) .NET
15 47 (7.39%) RESTful
16 45 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (6.76%) Ajax
17 43 (6.76%) SOAP
18 39 (6.13%) LEMP Stack
19 37 (5.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (5.50%) Linux Command Line
4 30 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.62%) Fintech
8 19 (2.99%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.20%) User Experience
11 12 (1.89%) Clustering
12 10 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.42%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.42%) Social Network
13 9 (1.42%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.42%) VLE
14 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.10%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.94%) EPoS
15 6 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 293 (46.07%) Linux
2 74 (11.64%) Windows
3 63 (9.91%) Unix
4 33 (5.19%) Ubuntu
5 23 (3.62%) CentOS
6 22 (3.46%) Debian
7 16 (2.52%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.89%) Android
10 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (23.74%) Web Development
3 121 (19.03%) MVC
4 103 (16.19%) OO
5 92 (14.47%) Open Source
6 82 (12.89%) Software Engineering
7 69 (10.85%) DevOps
8 68 (10.69%) OOP
9 67 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 64 (10.06%) Project Management
11 62 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
11 62 (9.75%) TDD
12 55 (8.65%) Scrum
13 49 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (7.08%) Data Modelling
14 45 (7.08%) Workflow
15 43 (6.76%) Configuration Management
16 41 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 38 (5.97%) Time Management
18 36 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 345 (54.25%) PHP
2 313 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 161 (25.31%) SQL
4 129 (20.28%) Python
5 96 (15.09%) Java
6 75 (11.79%) C#
7 51 (8.02%) Ruby
8 36 (5.66%) C++
9 35 (5.50%) Bash Shell
10 32 (5.03%) TypeScript
11 29 (4.56%) C
11 29 (4.56%) T-SQL
12 25 (3.93%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.67%) ES6
14 13 (2.04%) Perl
14 13 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.94%) Java 8
16 6 (0.94%) R
16 6 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (7.70%) Degree
2 30 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.77%) CCNA
4 24 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.14%) CISSP
6 19 (2.99%) SSCP
7 15 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.20%) DBS Check
9 13 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.89%) MCSE
11 11 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.73%) LPIC
11 11 (1.73%) Postgraduate
12 8 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (1.26%) GIAC
12 8 (1.26%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (1.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.77%) QA
2 13 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.26%) GDPR
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 99 (15.57%) Docker
2 39 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.30%) KVM
4 16 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.20%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.42%) vSphere
7 8 (1.26%) Ceph
7 8 (1.26%) Postfix
8 7 (1.10%) Dovecot
9 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.16%) PowerDNS
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (10.69%) Puppet
2 48 (7.55%) Ansible
2 48 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 36 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (3.93%) Nagios
5 23 (3.62%) Terraform
6 22 (3.46%) Kibana
7 18 (2.83%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.73%) Cacti
8 11 (1.73%) Galera Cluster
9 8 (1.26%) Salt
10 4 (0.63%) Grafana
11 3 (0.47%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.47%) Plesk
12 2 (0.31%) CloudHub
12 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.16%) Graylog
13 1 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 85 (13.36%) Oracle
2 69 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 49 (7.70%) VMware
4 40 (6.29%) Google
5 24 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.04%) Cisco
6 13 (2.04%) Zend
7 12 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 11 (1.73%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.57%) SAP
10 9 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.26%) Citrix
12 7 (1.10%) IBM
12 7 (1.10%) Scality
13 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.79%) Adobe
15 4 (0.63%) Apple
15 4 (0.63%) HP
15 4 (0.63%) Informatica
15 4 (0.63%) Tableau