Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 552 596 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.39% 5.51% 5.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.40% 18.08% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 498 518 595
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,025 £23,850
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 3365 3297 3871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.86% 30.50% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2854 2819 3352
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,060
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +6.25% +4.16%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +6 193 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Somerset 0 100 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Dorset +7 91 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Gloucestershire -40 65 £38,750 -13.89% 8
Wiltshire +1 54 £40,000 - 3
Cornwall +1 22 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Devon -5 17 £39,000 +20.00% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 319 (57.79%) PHP
2 317 (57.43%) JavaScript
3 272 (49.28%) HTML
4 258 (46.74%) CSS
5 213 (38.59%) Linux
6 197 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 174 (31.52%) Web Development
9 153 (27.72%) jQuery
10 149 (26.99%) SQL Server
11 144 (26.09%) MVC
12 139 (25.18%) SQL
13 138 (25.00%) Java
14 125 (22.64%) OO
15 122 (22.10%) Apache
16 115 (20.83%) LAMP
16 115 (20.83%) TDD
17 98 (17.75%) OOP
18 97 (17.57%) Web Services
19 95 (17.21%) PostgreSQL
20 92 (16.67%) Software Engineering
21 91 (16.49%) Laravel
22 89 (16.12%) Scrum
23 85 (15.40%) Amazon AWS
24 76 (13.77%) Windows
24 76 (13.77%) E-Commerce
25 74 (13.41%) AngularJS
26 72 (13.04%) MongoDB
27 70 (12.68%) Python
28 68 (12.32%) XML

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
1 122 (22.10%) Apache
2 33 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.71%) Confluence
5 22 (3.99%) CMS
5 22 (3.99%) nginx
5 22 (3.99%) WordPress
6 20 (3.62%) Drupal
6 20 (3.62%) IIS
7 19 (3.44%) SilverStripe
8 12 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.99%) Mule
9 11 (1.99%) Mule ESB
10 10 (1.81%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.81%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.81%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.63%) Anypoint
11 9 (1.63%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.63%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (3.99%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.40%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.97%) SaaS
3 42 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (4.17%) GitHub
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.45%) Slack
7 6 (1.09%) Algolia
7 6 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.09%) Serverless
8 5 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.72%) IaaS
9 4 (0.72%) PaaS
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 30 (5.43%) Internet
3 22 (3.99%) DNS
4 18 (3.26%) HTTP
5 14 (2.54%) Firewall
5 14 (2.54%) Network Security
6 9 (1.63%) SSL
7 8 (1.45%) OpenVPN
8 7 (1.27%) VPN
9 5 (0.91%) DDNS
9 5 (0.91%) NAS
9 5 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.91%) SAN
10 4 (0.72%) SNMP
11 3 (0.54%) DHCP
12 2 (0.36%) AMQP
12 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.36%) LDAP
12 2 (0.36%) VLAN
12 2 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 95 (17.21%) PostgreSQL
3 72 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 54 (9.78%) NoSQL
5 52 (9.42%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.88%) MariaDB
7 28 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (5.07%) Redis
8 21 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (3.26%) Big Data
10 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.27%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.91%) Riak
14 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 192 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.96%) Subversion
3 53 (9.60%) JIRA
4 35 (6.34%) Jenkins
5 34 (6.16%) JUnit
6 29 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (5.25%) Maven
7 28 (5.07%) Eclipse
8 26 (4.71%) Grunt
8 26 (4.71%) PHPUnit
9 25 (4.53%) gulp
10 22 (3.99%) Vagrant
11 20 (3.62%) Cucumber
12 14 (2.54%) Gradle
13 13 (2.36%) webpack
14 12 (2.17%) Selenium
15 11 (1.99%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.81%) Mercurial
16 10 (1.81%) SoapUI
17 9 (1.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (8.51%) Finance
2 41 (7.43%) Marketing
3 32 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 30 (5.43%) Retail
5 27 (4.89%) Electronics
5 27 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.90%) Advertising
7 9 (1.63%) Banking
8 8 (1.45%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 394 (71.38%) Developer
2 228 (41.30%) PHP Developer
3 71 (12.86%) Web Developer
4 53 (9.60%) Senior Developer
4 53 (9.60%) Software Engineer
5 47 (8.51%) PHP Web Developer
6 45 (8.15%) Java Developer
7 40 (7.25%) Senior PHP Developer
8 29 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (5.25%) Junior
9 27 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.71%) Junior Developer
11 23 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 21 (3.80%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.44%) Administrator
13 19 (3.44%) Analyst
13 19 (3.44%) Java Engineer
13 19 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (3.26%) MySQL Developer
15 17 (3.08%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (49.28%) HTML
2 258 (46.74%) CSS
3 153 (27.72%) jQuery
4 115 (20.83%) LAMP
5 97 (17.57%) Web Services
6 91 (16.49%) Laravel
7 74 (13.41%) AngularJS
8 68 (12.32%) XML
9 63 (11.41%) HTML5
10 58 (10.51%) Spring
11 55 (9.96%) RESTful
11 55 (9.96%) SOAP
12 54 (9.78%) JSON
13 53 (9.60%) .NET
13 53 (9.60%) REST
14 52 (9.42%) Ajax
15 49 (8.88%) Symfony
16 47 (8.51%) Hibernate
17 46 (8.33%) Node.js
18 39 (7.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.80%) User Experience
2 27 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.45%) Clustering
9 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.09%) Photography
11 5 (0.91%) Fintech
11 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.91%) PKI
12 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.72%) NHS
12 4 (0.72%) Social Media
13 3 (0.54%) BBC
13 3 (0.54%) CESG
13 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 213 (38.59%) Linux
2 76 (13.77%) Windows
3 36 (6.52%) Ubuntu
4 22 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.62%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.08%) Debian
6 17 (3.08%) Unix
7 16 (2.90%) Android
8 14 (2.54%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.45%) CentOS
12 7 (1.27%) VMS
12 7 (1.27%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.72%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.36%) SmartOS
16 1 (0.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (31.52%) Web Development
3 144 (26.09%) MVC
4 125 (22.64%) OO
5 115 (20.83%) TDD
6 98 (17.75%) OOP
7 92 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 89 (16.12%) Scrum
9 76 (13.77%) E-Commerce
10 58 (10.51%) DevOps
11 56 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (9.60%) OO PHP
13 44 (7.97%) BDD
14 40 (7.25%) Test Automation
15 37 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (5.98%) Configuration Management
17 31 (5.62%) Kanban
18 27 (4.89%) Microservices
19 24 (4.35%) Front End Development
19 24 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 319 (57.79%) PHP
2 317 (57.43%) JavaScript
3 139 (25.18%) SQL
4 138 (25.00%) Java
5 70 (12.68%) Python
6 54 (9.78%) C#
7 35 (6.34%) Ruby
8 29 (5.25%) Go
9 23 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.99%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.26%) C++
12 16 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.99%) C
13 11 (1.99%) ES6
13 11 (1.99%) Groovy
14 10 (1.81%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.81%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.63%) VBScript
15 9 (1.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (10.69%) Degree
2 16 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.27%) CCNA
5 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.09%) MCSE
7 4 (0.72%) CISSP
7 4 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.72%) GIAC
7 4 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.72%) SANS
7 4 (0.72%) SSCP
8 3 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.36%) HL7
2 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (7.79%) Docker
2 18 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.91%) vSphere
5 4 (0.72%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.72%) KVM
5 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.72%) XenApp
6 3 (0.54%) NFS
6 3 (0.54%) Xen
7 2 (0.36%) Corosync
7 2 (0.36%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.18%) Ceph
8 1 (0.18%) Gluster
8 1 (0.18%) iptables
8 1 (0.18%) Postfix
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (8.88%) Puppet
2 31 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (4.17%) Ansible
4 8 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.27%) CloudHub
5 7 (1.27%) Nagios
5 7 (1.27%) Terraform
6 6 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.91%) Salt
8 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.54%) Ganeti
9 3 (0.54%) Marathon
9 3 (0.54%) Mesos
9 3 (0.54%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.36%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.36%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 66 (11.96%) Oracle
2 48 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.61%) Google
4 41 (7.43%) Zend
5 29 (5.25%) VMware
6 23 (4.17%) SAP
7 13 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.36%) Remedy
8 11 (1.99%) IBM
9 9 (1.63%) Citrix
9 9 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.45%) Tableau
11 7 (1.27%) Apple
11 7 (1.27%) Facebook
11 7 (1.27%) PayPal
11 7 (1.27%) Percona
11 7 (1.27%) Samsung
12 5 (0.91%) GoCardless
12 5 (0.91%) New Relic
12 5 (0.91%) SolarWinds