Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 51 41
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 273 506 685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.99% 5.19% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.77% 19.09% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 279 494 669
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,941 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 983 2,650 2,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.77% 27.18% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 845 2,225 2,591
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,986 £28,683 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the South West over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Dorset +18 83 £40,000 +8.11% 14
Wiltshire +19 49 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Bristol +12 46 £50,000 +25.00% 29
Gloucestershire +33 42 £46,500 -9.71% 17
Devon +7 35 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Somerset +3 9 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cornwall -2 1 £25,000 -56.52% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 165 (60.44%) JavaScript
2 161 (58.97%) PHP
3 137 (50.18%) HTML
4 133 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (43.22%) CSS
6 93 (34.07%) AWS
7 90 (32.97%) MVC
8 89 (32.60%) Linux
9 78 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 62 (22.71%) DevOps
11 61 (22.34%) RESTful
11 61 (22.34%) Node.js
11 61 (22.34%) Scrum
12 59 (21.61%) jQuery
13 55 (20.15%) Docker
14 54 (19.78%) Java
14 54 (19.78%) SQL
15 49 (17.95%) E-Commerce
16 48 (17.58%) Apache
16 48 (17.58%) Python
17 47 (17.22%) LAMP
17 47 (17.22%) TDD
17 47 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (16.48%) Relational Database
18 45 (16.48%) Laravel
19 41 (15.02%) Azure
20 39 (14.29%) MongoDB
21 38 (13.92%) JSON
22 37 (13.55%) Web Services
22 37 (13.55%) NoSQL

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 48 (17.58%) Apache
2 16 (5.86%) nginx
3 14 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 14 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.76%) WordPress
5 8 (2.93%) CMS
6 7 (2.56%) Confluence
6 7 (2.56%) JBoss
6 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.47%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.73%) Camunda
8 2 (0.73%) Drupal
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) IIS
9 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.66%) Magento
2 3 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 93 (34.07%) AWS
2 41 (15.02%) Azure
3 18 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.13%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 12 (4.40%) GCP
5 12 (4.40%) Serverless
6 9 (3.30%) Amazon SageMaker
6 9 (3.30%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
8 7 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.56%) Power Platform
8 7 (2.56%) Route 53
8 7 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (2.20%) npm
9 6 (2.20%) SaaS
10 5 (1.83%) Cloudflare
10 5 (1.83%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.13%) Network Security
2 6 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (0.73%) SSH
3 2 (0.73%) VoIP
3 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) DSL
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.48%) Relational Database
2 39 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 37 (13.55%) NoSQL
4 35 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (12.45%) Redis
6 25 (9.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (4.40%) Couchbase
9 8 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.56%) Power BI
11 6 (2.20%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.10%) ArangoDB
13 2 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.73%) DB2
13 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.37%) MS Access
14 1 (0.37%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 78 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.69%) Maven
4 19 (6.96%) Selenium
5 11 (4.03%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.03%) JIRA
5 11 (4.03%) Vagrant
6 10 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.66%) Flyway
7 8 (2.93%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.93%) JUnit
8 7 (2.56%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.56%) webpack
9 6 (2.20%) Android Studio
9 6 (2.20%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.20%) Bitbucket Server
9 6 (2.20%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.20%) Xcode
10 5 (1.83%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (7.33%) Retail
2 16 (5.86%) Marketing
3 13 (4.76%) Finance
3 13 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.30%) Publishing
5 3 (1.10%) Back Office
5 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 205 (75.09%) Developer
2 78 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 35 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 32 (11.72%) Senior Developer
5 28 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (9.89%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 19 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) E-Commerce Developer
9 13 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Backend Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.30%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
13 8 (2.93%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (2.93%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.56%) Angular Developer
14 7 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
14 7 (2.56%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (50.18%) HTML
2 118 (43.22%) CSS
3 61 (22.34%) Node.js
3 61 (22.34%) RESTful
4 59 (21.61%) jQuery
5 47 (17.22%) LAMP
6 45 (16.48%) Laravel
7 38 (13.92%) JSON
8 37 (13.55%) React
8 37 (13.55%) Web Services
9 26 (9.52%) Spring
10 24 (8.79%) Redux
10 24 (8.79%) REST
11 23 (8.42%) HTML5
12 22 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 22 (8.06%) Hibernate
13 19 (6.96%) Express
14 18 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (6.23%) LEMP Stack
16 15 (5.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.66%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.20%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.10%) Tandem
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.73%) User Experience
8 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.60%) Linux
2 23 (8.42%) CentOS
3 10 (3.66%) Amazon Linux
3 10 (3.66%) Android
4 9 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.56%) CoreOS
7 5 (1.83%) Windows
8 4 (1.47%) Unix
9 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (32.97%) MVC
3 62 (22.71%) DevOps
4 61 (22.34%) Scrum
5 49 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 47 (17.22%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (17.22%) TDD
7 36 (13.19%) Web Development
8 34 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 31 (11.36%) OOP
11 27 (9.89%) Microservices
11 27 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 27 (9.89%) Test Automation
11 27 (9.89%) Time Management
12 25 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (8.79%) Front End Development
14 22 (8.06%) BDD
14 22 (8.06%) OO
15 21 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 165 (60.44%) JavaScript
2 161 (58.97%) PHP
3 54 (19.78%) Java
3 54 (19.78%) SQL
4 48 (17.58%) Python
5 24 (8.79%) TypeScript
6 20 (7.33%) C#
7 17 (6.23%) Go
8 15 (5.49%) C
8 15 (5.49%) Ruby
9 14 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.30%) C++
10 9 (3.30%) ES6
10 9 (3.30%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.83%) Java 8
12 5 (1.83%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (7.33%) Degree
2 13 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.42%) QA
2 5 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) NCSC
4 1 (0.37%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (20.15%) Docker
2 9 (3.30%) VirtualBox
3 7 (2.56%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.73%) Firmware
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.09%) Kubernetes
2 19 (6.96%) Ansible
3 13 (4.76%) Terraform
4 8 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.20%) Nagios
6 5 (1.83%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (8.06%) Oracle
2 20 (7.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.66%) Google
3 10 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.56%) Zend
6 6 (2.20%) AppDynamics
6 6 (2.20%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.20%) New Relic
6 6 (2.20%) Splunk
7 2 (0.73%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.73%) SIMUL8
8 1 (0.37%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.37%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.37%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.37%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Xamarin