Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 28 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34 -16
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 462 274 467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.05% 8.58% 4.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.15% 29.18% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 331 242 399
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 1,996 939 2,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.14% 29.40% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 788 2,293
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -32 138 £50,000 - 25
Dorset -11 122 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Gloucestershire -20 71 £40,000 -13.98% 14
Somerset +21 56 £45,000 +24.14% 11
Devon -4 33 £40,000 - 5
Wiltshire -16 31 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 300 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 282 (61.04%) PHP
3 238 (51.52%) HTML
3 238 (51.52%) CSS
4 187 (40.48%) Git (software)
5 173 (37.45%) AWS
6 164 (35.50%) Linux
7 129 (27.92%) React
8 123 (26.62%) LAMP
8 123 (26.62%) Software Engineering
9 121 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (26.19%) MongoDB
10 111 (24.03%) Laravel
10 111 (24.03%) MVC
11 107 (23.16%) Full Stack Development
12 102 (22.08%) Azure
12 102 (22.08%) Docker
13 100 (21.65%) E-Commerce
14 99 (21.43%) DevOps
15 98 (21.21%) jQuery
16 88 (19.05%) SQL
17 87 (18.83%) Node.js
18 85 (18.40%) Jenkins
19 82 (17.75%) REST
20 81 (17.53%) Bash Shell
21 80 (17.32%) NoSQL
22 74 (16.02%) SOAP
23 73 (15.80%) .NET
24 72 (15.58%) Symfony
25 71 (15.37%) 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 44 (9.52%) WordPress
2 34 (7.36%) CMS
3 28 (6.06%) Apache
4 23 (4.98%) nginx
5 19 (4.11%) Apache Solr
5 19 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (3.03%) Confluence
7 9 (1.95%) Drupal
8 8 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Kentico
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.98%) Magento
2 22 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.08%) FastStats
3 5 (1.08%) OpenCart
3 5 (1.08%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.87%) Shopify
5 2 (0.43%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Acoustic Campaign
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 173 (37.45%) AWS
2 102 (22.08%) Azure
3 57 (12.34%) GCP
4 44 (9.52%) OpenShift
5 43 (9.31%) SaaS
6 33 (7.14%) Serverless
7 28 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (4.55%) Amazon S3
11 15 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (2.60%) Power Platform
13 11 (2.38%) GitHub
14 10 (2.16%) Twilio
15 9 (1.95%) CloudFront
15 9 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (1.30%) Google Analytics
17 5 (1.08%) AWS Step Functions
17 5 (1.08%) Snowflake
18 3 (0.65%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.93%) SSL
2 4 (0.87%) DNS
2 4 (0.87%) Wireless
3 3 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) Network Security
4 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) RS-422
5 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (26.19%) MongoDB
2 80 (17.32%) NoSQL
3 67 (14.50%) SQL Server
4 55 (11.90%) MariaDB
5 45 (9.74%) Redis
6 44 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 44 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 32 (6.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (4.55%) Couchbase
10 20 (4.33%) CouchDB
11 19 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (2.60%) Power BI
13 8 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.30%) SQLite
15 6 (1.30%) Tableau
16 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 187 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 85 (18.40%) Jenkins
3 55 (11.90%) JIRA
4 49 (10.61%) Eclipse
5 45 (9.74%) JMeter
6 44 (9.52%) Robot Framework
7 42 (9.09%) PHPUnit
8 41 (8.87%) Cucumber
9 37 (8.01%) Selenium
10 32 (6.93%) Bitbucket
11 20 (4.33%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.60%) Cypress.io
13 10 (2.16%) Subversion
14 8 (1.73%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.73%) webpack
15 5 (1.08%) Maven
16 4 (0.87%) gulp
16 4 (0.87%) JUnit
16 4 (0.87%) PhpStorm
17 3 (0.65%) Xdebug
General
1 62 (13.42%) Finance
2 55 (11.90%) Social Skills
3 27 (5.84%) Games
3 27 (5.84%) Marketing
4 19 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.68%) Retail
6 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.08%) Electronics
9 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.65%) Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 315 (68.18%) Developer
2 167 (36.15%) PHP Developer
3 82 (17.75%) Senior Developer
4 52 (11.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 50 (10.82%) Software Developer
6 46 (9.96%) Software Engineer
7 36 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 35 (7.58%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 28 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 25 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
12 21 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
13 20 (4.33%) React Developer
14 19 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (3.90%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
15 18 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (3.68%) Backend Developer
17 15 (3.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (51.52%) CSS
1 238 (51.52%) HTML
2 129 (27.92%) React
3 123 (26.62%) LAMP
4 111 (24.03%) Laravel
5 98 (21.21%) jQuery
6 87 (18.83%) Node.js
7 82 (17.75%) REST
8 74 (16.02%) SOAP
9 73 (15.80%) .NET
10 72 (15.58%) Symfony
11 62 (13.42%) Kafka
11 62 (13.42%) Vue.js
11 62 (13.42%) Web Services
12 56 (12.12%) HTML5
13 53 (11.47%) JSON
13 53 (11.47%) RESTful
14 49 (10.61%) CSS3
15 47 (10.17%) .NET Core
16 46 (9.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.04%) Mobile App
2 44 (9.52%) Cyberattack
3 31 (6.71%) User Experience
4 29 (6.28%) PKI
5 17 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.38%) e-Learning
7 9 (1.95%) Legacy Code
8 7 (1.52%) EPoS
8 7 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
9 5 (1.08%) Tandem
10 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.87%) Social Media
11 3 (0.65%) Acoustics
11 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.43%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.50%) Linux
2 32 (6.93%) CentOS
3 31 (6.71%) Windows
4 25 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.68%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.16%) Unix
7 6 (1.30%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.08%) Debian
9 2 (0.43%) AIX
9 2 (0.43%) HPUX
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (26.62%) Software Engineering
2 121 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (24.03%) MVC
4 107 (23.16%) Full Stack Development
5 100 (21.65%) E-Commerce
6 99 (21.43%) DevOps
7 70 (15.15%) Web Development
8 67 (14.50%) OO
9 63 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (12.34%) Unit Testing
12 47 (10.17%) Microservices
13 44 (9.52%) OOP
14 42 (9.09%) Scrum
15 40 (8.66%) TDD
16 39 (8.44%) OO PHP
17 37 (8.01%) Fintech
17 37 (8.01%) Server Management
17 37 (8.01%) Time Management
18 34 (7.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 300 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 282 (61.04%) PHP
3 88 (19.05%) SQL
4 81 (17.53%) Bash Shell
5 71 (15.37%) Java
6 63 (13.64%) Python
7 61 (13.20%) C#
8 43 (9.31%) Go
9 40 (8.66%) TypeScript
10 28 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.16%) Dart
12 9 (1.95%) C
12 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.52%) Perl
13 7 (1.52%) PHP 7
14 6 (1.30%) ES6
14 6 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 5 (1.08%) C++
15 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.74%) SC Cleared
1 45 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 8 (1.73%) Degree
4 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.79%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.46%) QA
3 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (22.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) vCloud
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (12.77%) Ansible
2 53 (11.47%) Kubernetes
3 26 (5.63%) Terraform
4 7 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.08%) Puppet
7 2 (0.43%) cPanel
7 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (12.77%) Oracle
2 58 (12.55%) Google
3 46 (9.96%) Atlassian
4 38 (8.23%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.33%) Splunk
6 14 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.81%) WooCommerce
8 12 (2.60%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.30%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.08%) Alterian
10 5 (1.08%) IBM
11 4 (0.87%) Apteco
11 4 (0.87%) SAP
12 3 (0.65%) Dynatrace
12 3 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 3 (0.65%) Zend
13 2 (0.43%) HP
13 2 (0.43%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.43%) PayPal
13 2 (0.43%) Teradata