Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 52 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 682 559 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.99% 5.59% 5.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.59% 16.49% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 559 503 486
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,773 3,390 3,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.44% 33.89% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,366 2,896 2,699
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +7 208 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Dorset -3 102 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Gloucestershire +38 97 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Somerset +3 97 £45,000 +21.62% 22
Wiltshire +20 90 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Devon +39 74 £40,000 - 29
Cornwall +18 14 £27,000 -13.60% 11
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 419 (61.44%) JavaScript
2 368 (53.96%) PHP
3 352 (51.61%) HTML
4 346 (50.73%) CSS
5 326 (47.80%) Linux
6 255 (37.39%) Amazon AWS
7 226 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
8 213 (31.23%) Git (software)
9 209 (30.65%) SQL Server
10 207 (30.35%) MVC
11 190 (27.86%) C#
12 181 (26.54%) PostgreSQL
13 180 (26.39%) Software Engineering
14 179 (26.25%) Web Services
15 165 (24.19%) SQL
16 150 (21.99%) Web Development
17 148 (21.70%) .NET
18 147 (21.55%) AngularJS
19 140 (20.53%) LAMP
20 137 (20.09%) jQuery
21 129 (18.91%) Apache
21 129 (18.91%) Mentoring
22 123 (18.04%) Continuous Delivery
23 116 (17.01%) Python
24 114 (16.72%) Microservices
25 112 (16.42%) ASP.NET
26 111 (16.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 107 (15.69%) API Development
28 105 (15.40%) Coaching
28 105 (15.40%) Java

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
1 129 (18.91%) Apache
2 25 (3.67%) nginx
3 20 (2.93%) Drupal
4 19 (2.79%) WordPress
5 18 (2.64%) CMS
6 17 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.91%) JBoss
9 10 (1.47%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.47%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.17%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.88%) Confluence
12 4 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.44%) IIS
14 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.29%) WildFly
15 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 91 (13.34%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InVision
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.44%) FastStats
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 255 (37.39%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 49 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (3.96%) SaaS
5 26 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (3.37%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.73%) GitHub
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.44%) Google Container Engine
13 2 (0.29%) Office 365
13 2 (0.29%) Serverless
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.15%) npm
14 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.12%) Internet
2 25 (3.67%) Network Security
3 17 (2.49%) SSL
4 16 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.05%) HTTP
6 11 (1.61%) DHCP
6 11 (1.61%) DNS
7 10 (1.47%) Firewall
8 6 (0.88%) Extranet
9 5 (0.73%) VoIP
10 3 (0.44%) SMS
11 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.15%) AMQP
12 1 (0.15%) Broadband
12 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 181 (26.54%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (16.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 67 (9.82%) Relational Database
5 64 (9.38%) MariaDB
6 39 (5.72%) MongoDB
7 32 (4.69%) Hadoop
8 31 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (4.25%) Big Data
10 26 (3.81%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 14 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (1.76%) BigQuery
14 12 (1.76%) Data Lake
14 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 213 (31.23%) Git (software)
2 68 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 56 (8.21%) PHPUnit
4 54 (7.92%) JIRA
5 37 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.25%) Selenium
7 24 (3.52%) Subversion
8 21 (3.08%) Maven
9 18 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.64%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.64%) git-flow
9 18 (2.64%) JUnit
10 14 (2.05%) PhpStorm
11 13 (1.91%) CodeSonar
11 13 (1.91%) Robot Framework
12 12 (1.76%) gulp
13 11 (1.61%) webpack
14 10 (1.47%) GitLab
14 10 (1.47%) Grunt
15 9 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 68 (9.97%) Finance
2 46 (6.74%) Retail
3 39 (5.72%) Marketing
4 17 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.88%) Back Office
5 6 (0.88%) Legal
6 5 (0.73%) Electronics
7 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.44%) Law
8 2 (0.29%) Advertising
8 2 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 401 (58.80%) Developer
2 212 (31.09%) PHP Developer
3 126 (18.48%) Software Engineer
4 88 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 85 (12.46%) Web Developer
6 60 (8.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 47 (6.89%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.89%) Software Developer
8 43 (6.30%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.43%) Backend Developer
10 29 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (3.96%) MySQL Developer
13 26 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (3.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 25 (3.67%) Administrator
15 24 (3.52%) Linux Administrator
15 24 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
16 23 (3.37%) Architect
16 23 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (51.61%) HTML
2 346 (50.73%) CSS
3 179 (26.25%) Web Services
4 148 (21.70%) .NET
5 147 (21.55%) AngularJS
6 140 (20.53%) LAMP
7 137 (20.09%) jQuery
8 112 (16.42%) ASP.NET
9 98 (14.37%) Laravel
10 92 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (11.73%) REST
12 74 (10.85%) Node.js
13 71 (10.41%) XML
14 52 (7.62%) HTML5
15 50 (7.33%) Symfony
16 48 (7.04%) Django
17 47 (6.89%) React
18 46 (6.74%) JSON
18 46 (6.74%) RESTful
19 42 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (2.79%) Clustering
3 19 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (1.91%) User Experience
5 12 (1.76%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
9 7 (1.03%) Digital Signage
9 7 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.03%) EPoS
9 7 (1.03%) Fintech
9 7 (1.03%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.03%) IPTV
9 7 (1.03%) Replication
9 7 (1.03%) Video Editing
9 7 (1.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 326 (47.80%) Linux
2 100 (14.66%) Windows
3 55 (8.06%) Unix
4 54 (7.92%) Ubuntu
5 27 (3.96%) CentOS
6 25 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.79%) Android
7 19 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.35%) Windows Server
9 14 (2.05%) Debian
10 13 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (30.35%) MVC
3 180 (26.39%) Software Engineering
4 150 (21.99%) Web Development
5 129 (18.91%) Mentoring
6 123 (18.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 114 (16.72%) Microservices
8 107 (15.69%) API Development
9 105 (15.40%) Coaching
10 95 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
11 91 (13.34%) Conversational UI
12 86 (12.61%) Scrum
13 83 (12.17%) OOP
14 72 (10.56%) OO
15 52 (7.62%) Test Automation
16 51 (7.48%) Configuration Management
16 51 (7.48%) E-Commerce
17 48 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (6.74%) DevOps
18 46 (6.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 419 (61.44%) JavaScript
2 368 (53.96%) PHP
3 190 (27.86%) C#
4 165 (24.19%) SQL
5 116 (17.01%) Python
6 105 (15.40%) Java
7 40 (5.87%) C++
8 36 (5.28%) C
9 33 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.84%) Ruby
10 31 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 23 (3.37%) PHP 7
12 20 (2.93%) Go
13 19 (2.79%) Java 8
14 17 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.17%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.73%) Perl
18 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (5.43%) Degree
2 24 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.64%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.76%) CCNA
4 12 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.76%) CISSP
4 12 (1.76%) SSCP
5 10 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (1.47%) GIAC
5 10 (1.47%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (1.47%) MCSE
5 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (1.47%) SANS
5 10 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.29%) LPIC
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.79%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.76%) QA
4 3 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (9.97%) Docker
2 18 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.91%) vSphere
4 11 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.88%) KVM
6 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.44%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (11.29%) Puppet
2 33 (4.84%) ZABBIX
3 23 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.93%) Ansible
5 19 (2.79%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.91%) Salt
7 11 (1.61%) Galera Cluster
7 11 (1.61%) Nagios
8 10 (1.47%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.32%) Terraform
10 7 (1.03%) Cacti
10 7 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.29%) Ganeti
12 2 (0.29%) Graphite
12 2 (0.29%) Kibana
12 2 (0.29%) logstash
12 2 (0.29%) Marathon
12 2 (0.29%) Mesos
13 1 (0.15%) Graylog
Vendors
1 88 (12.90%) Oracle
2 64 (9.38%) Google
3 48 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.55%) VMware
5 24 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.93%) Zend
7 15 (2.20%) Remedy
8 12 (1.76%) Teradata
9 10 (1.47%) Adobe
10 9 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.17%) SAP
11 8 (1.17%) Tableau
12 7 (1.03%) Cisco
13 5 (0.73%) IBM
14 4 (0.59%) Panasonic
14 4 (0.59%) Sencha
15 3 (0.44%) Fujitsu
15 3 (0.44%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.29%) Sage
16 2 (0.29%) SaltStack