Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 604 625 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.67% 6.13% 6.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.35% 19.93% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 520 554 717
South West median annual salary £39,375 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £24,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,125 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%

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 3,482 3,136 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.69% 30.75% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,951 2,702 3,348
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 206 £40,000 +6.67% 41
Dorset -4 106 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Somerset +47 102 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Gloucestershire -18 76 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Wiltshire -43 50 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Devon +9 45 £38,000 +24.59% 22
Cornwall -26 14 £35,000 +42.86% 4
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 321 (53.15%) PHP
2 305 (50.50%) JavaScript
3 271 (44.87%) Linux
4 264 (43.71%) CSS
5 260 (43.05%) HTML
6 249 (41.23%) Git (software)
7 228 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
8 180 (29.80%) Web Development
9 178 (29.47%) SQL Server
10 175 (28.97%) jQuery
11 147 (24.34%) SQL
12 132 (21.85%) Apache
13 129 (21.36%) OO
14 125 (20.70%) MVC
15 122 (20.20%) LAMP
16 117 (19.37%) Java
16 117 (19.37%) Laravel
17 112 (18.54%) PostgreSQL
18 111 (18.38%) AngularJS
19 110 (18.21%) Web Services
20 109 (18.05%) OOP
21 103 (17.05%) Python
22 99 (16.39%) HTML5
23 92 (15.23%) Scrum
24 91 (15.07%) E-Commerce
24 91 (15.07%) Software Engineering
25 88 (14.57%) TDD
26 82 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
26 82 (13.58%) REST
27 81 (13.41%) Docker

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
1 132 (21.85%) Apache
2 43 (7.12%) nginx
2 43 (7.12%) WordPress
3 35 (5.79%) CMS
4 34 (5.63%) OpenStack
5 32 (5.30%) Confluence
6 30 (4.97%) Tomcat
7 29 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.98%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (2.32%) SilverStripe
11 12 (1.99%) Drupal
12 9 (1.49%) Apache Pig
13 7 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.83%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.83%) JBoss
14 5 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 24 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (3.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) FastStats
2 1 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (8.61%) SaaS
3 40 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (4.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (4.47%) GitHub
6 13 (2.15%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.82%) IaaS
7 11 (1.82%) Office 365
7 11 (1.82%) PaaS
8 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.16%) Serverless
11 6 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.99%) Heroku
12 5 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.77%) Internet
2 18 (2.98%) SMS
3 17 (2.81%) Firewall
4 15 (2.48%) Network Security
4 15 (2.48%) SSL
4 15 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.32%) HTTP
6 12 (1.99%) DNS
7 6 (0.99%) SSH
7 6 (0.99%) VPN
8 4 (0.66%) DHCP
8 4 (0.66%) Wireless
9 2 (0.33%) Broadband
9 2 (0.33%) LAN
9 2 (0.33%) SAN
9 2 (0.33%) SMTP
9 2 (0.33%) SNMP
9 2 (0.33%) VoIP
9 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 112 (18.54%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 45 (7.45%) Redis
5 43 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.29%) MariaDB
7 37 (6.13%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (3.64%) Big Data
10 20 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.99%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.66%) Apache Hive
18 9 (1.49%) Neo4j
18 9 (1.49%) Power BI
19 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 249 (41.23%) Git (software)
2 75 (12.42%) JIRA
3 63 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 41 (6.79%) PHPUnit
4 41 (6.79%) Subversion
5 32 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (5.30%) Maven
6 22 (3.64%) Bitbucket
7 19 (3.15%) GoCD
7 19 (3.15%) JUnit
8 12 (1.99%) Selenium
8 12 (1.99%) webpack
9 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.82%) gulp
10 9 (1.49%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.49%) Grunt
10 9 (1.49%) Trac
10 9 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.32%) Gradle
General
1 68 (11.26%) Retail
2 43 (7.12%) Finance
3 37 (6.13%) Marketing
4 23 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.99%) Advertising
7 11 (1.82%) Electronics
8 5 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.66%) Banking
9 4 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 401 (66.39%) Developer
2 222 (36.75%) PHP Developer
3 90 (14.90%) Web Developer
4 57 (9.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 54 (8.94%) Java Developer
6 45 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 36 (5.96%) Software Engineer
9 35 (5.79%) Analyst
10 34 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (5.46%) Software Developer
12 31 (5.13%) Backend Developer
13 30 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (3.31%) Senior PHP Developer
16 19 (3.15%) Data Analyst
17 18 (2.98%) Java Engineer
18 16 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 16 (2.65%) Junior
18 16 (2.65%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (43.71%) CSS
2 260 (43.05%) HTML
3 175 (28.97%) jQuery
4 122 (20.20%) LAMP
5 117 (19.37%) Laravel
6 111 (18.38%) AngularJS
7 110 (18.21%) Web Services
8 99 (16.39%) HTML5
9 82 (13.58%) REST
10 69 (11.42%) Ajax
11 65 (10.76%) Symfony
12 61 (10.10%) React
13 55 (9.11%) XML
14 54 (8.94%) CSS3
15 53 (8.77%) Spring
16 51 (8.44%) JSON
16 51 (8.44%) RESTful
17 49 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 46 (7.62%) Hibernate
18 46 (7.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
3 26 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.65%) User Experience
8 15 (2.48%) Fintech
9 14 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.99%) Social Network
13 5 (0.83%) Clustering
13 5 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.83%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.83%) Wiki
14 4 (0.66%) NHS
14 4 (0.66%) Photography
14 4 (0.66%) Replication
14 4 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 271 (44.87%) Linux
2 71 (11.75%) Windows
3 44 (7.28%) Unix
4 24 (3.97%) Ubuntu
5 18 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.81%) Android
6 17 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.65%) CentOS
7 16 (2.65%) Debian
8 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.66%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (29.80%) Web Development
3 129 (21.36%) OO
4 125 (20.70%) MVC
5 109 (18.05%) OOP
6 92 (15.23%) Scrum
7 91 (15.07%) E-Commerce
7 91 (15.07%) Software Engineering
8 88 (14.57%) TDD
9 81 (13.41%) Open Source
10 75 (12.42%) DevOps
11 57 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (8.44%) Configuration Management
12 51 (8.44%) Project Management
13 40 (6.62%) Workflow
14 39 (6.46%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (5.79%) Front End Development
16 34 (5.63%) Test Automation
17 33 (5.46%) BDD
18 31 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (53.15%) PHP
2 305 (50.50%) JavaScript
3 147 (24.34%) SQL
4 117 (19.37%) Java
5 103 (17.05%) Python
6 64 (10.60%) C#
7 52 (8.61%) Ruby
8 31 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 23 (3.81%) C++
10 22 (3.64%) C
11 21 (3.48%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.98%) ES6
13 17 (2.81%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.65%) Perl
14 16 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.48%) Go
16 12 (1.99%) Java 8
17 10 (1.66%) VBScript
18 8 (1.32%) Apex Code
19 7 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 55 (9.11%) Degree
2 19 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.99%) CCNA
4 12 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.82%) CISSP
6 10 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.66%) SSCP
7 8 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.16%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.99%) LPIC
10 5 (0.83%) MCSE
10 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.66%) GIAC
11 4 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.12%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.66%) GDPR
3 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (13.41%) Docker
2 31 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.98%) KVM
4 8 (1.32%) Ceph
4 8 (1.32%) Postfix
5 7 (1.16%) Dovecot
6 6 (0.99%) vSphere
7 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.66%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.17%) Gluster
9 1 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (11.75%) Puppet
2 56 (9.27%) Ansible
3 44 (7.28%) Kubernetes
4 42 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (5.46%) Terraform
6 30 (4.97%) Nagios
7 25 (4.14%) Kibana
8 18 (2.98%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.66%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (0.99%) Cacti
10 6 (0.99%) Salt
11 5 (0.83%) Grafana
12 3 (0.50%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.50%) OSSEC
13 2 (0.33%) Graylog
13 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.17%) Check_MK
14 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 64 (10.60%) Oracle
2 53 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.12%) Google
4 41 (6.79%) VMware
5 25 (4.14%) Zend
6 16 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.48%) Apple
8 10 (1.66%) Remedy
8 10 (1.66%) SAP
9 9 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.32%) Cisco
11 7 (1.16%) IBM
11 7 (1.16%) Scality
12 5 (0.83%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.83%) New Relic
12 5 (0.83%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.66%) HP
13 4 (0.66%) Percona
14 3 (0.50%) Adobe