Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 561 555 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.57% 5.38% 5.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.40% 17.71% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 505 478 638
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 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,420 3,133 3,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.94% 30.38% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,919 2,674 3,328
South West median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +17 197 £37,500 -6.25% 32
Dorset +6 104 £32,500 - 17
Somerset +16 102 £37,000 -7.50% 21
Gloucestershire -31 64 £37,500 -16.67% 21
Wiltshire -7 52 £40,000 -3.61% 16
Cornwall -7 19 £31,250 -21.88% 6
Devon -3 16 £40,000 +23.08% 20
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 318 (56.68%) PHP
2 307 (54.72%) JavaScript
3 261 (46.52%) HTML
4 255 (45.45%) CSS
5 227 (40.46%) Linux
6 202 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (35.47%) Git (software)
8 188 (33.51%) Web Development
9 162 (28.88%) SQL Server
10 161 (28.70%) jQuery
11 137 (24.42%) MVC
12 134 (23.89%) Java
13 131 (23.35%) OO
14 128 (22.82%) SQL
15 121 (21.57%) Apache
16 114 (20.32%) LAMP
16 114 (20.32%) TDD
17 105 (18.72%) OOP
18 100 (17.83%) Web Services
19 97 (17.29%) E-Commerce
20 96 (17.11%) Scrum
20 96 (17.11%) Laravel
21 91 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
22 89 (15.86%) Software Engineering
23 87 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
24 86 (15.33%) AngularJS
25 70 (12.48%) Windows
25 70 (12.48%) Python
26 69 (12.30%) HTML5
27 68 (12.12%) MongoDB

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
1 121 (21.57%) Apache
2 29 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.63%) WordPress
5 25 (4.46%) Confluence
6 24 (4.28%) CMS
7 19 (3.39%) SilverStripe
8 17 (3.03%) Drupal
9 16 (2.85%) IIS
10 15 (2.67%) nginx
11 12 (2.14%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.43%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.25%) Anypoint
13 7 (1.25%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.25%) Mule
13 7 (1.25%) Mule ESB
13 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (4.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (8.73%) SaaS
3 41 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (5.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (3.74%) GitHub
6 9 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.25%) Serverless
8 6 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.89%) Slack
10 4 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.71%) Heroku
10 4 (0.71%) IaaS
10 4 (0.71%) PaaS
10 4 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.95%) Internet
2 33 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.74%) DNS
4 18 (3.21%) HTTP
5 16 (2.85%) Network Security
6 15 (2.67%) Firewall
7 13 (2.32%) SSL
8 8 (1.43%) OpenVPN
9 6 (1.07%) VPN
10 5 (0.89%) DDNS
10 5 (0.89%) NAS
10 5 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.89%) SAN
11 2 (0.36%) AMQP
11 2 (0.36%) DHCP
11 2 (0.36%) LAN
11 2 (0.36%) SNMP
11 2 (0.36%) Wireless
12 1 (0.18%) SMS
12 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 91 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 45 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 43 (7.66%) Relational Database
6 36 (6.42%) MariaDB
7 27 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (4.10%) Redis
9 22 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (3.21%) Big Data
11 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (1.96%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.60%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.89%) MySQL Workbench
16 5 (0.89%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 199 (35.47%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.52%) JIRA
3 46 (8.20%) Subversion
4 37 (6.60%) Jenkins
5 35 (6.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (5.70%) Maven
7 29 (5.17%) PHPUnit
8 23 (4.10%) Grunt
8 23 (4.10%) gulp
8 23 (4.10%) JUnit
9 19 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.21%) Vagrant
11 14 (2.50%) Cucumber
11 14 (2.50%) webpack
12 12 (2.14%) Selenium
13 11 (1.96%) Gradle
14 10 (1.78%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.60%) Bugzilla
15 9 (1.60%) Trac
16 8 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (7.84%) Marketing
2 42 (7.49%) Retail
3 30 (5.35%) Finance
4 25 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.85%) Advertising
6 16 (2.85%) Electronics
7 6 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.89%) Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 396 (70.59%) Developer
2 233 (41.53%) PHP Developer
3 78 (13.90%) Web Developer
4 56 (9.98%) Senior Developer
5 55 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
6 49 (8.73%) Java Developer
7 41 (7.31%) Software Engineer
8 38 (6.77%) Senior PHP Developer
9 27 (4.81%) Junior
10 26 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (4.28%) Analyst
12 24 (4.28%) Junior Developer
13 22 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (3.74%) Administrator
15 20 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (3.57%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
16 19 (3.39%) Junior PHP Developer
17 18 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (46.52%) HTML
2 255 (45.45%) CSS
3 161 (28.70%) jQuery
4 114 (20.32%) LAMP
5 100 (17.83%) Web Services
6 96 (17.11%) Laravel
7 86 (15.33%) AngularJS
8 69 (12.30%) HTML5
9 63 (11.23%) Ajax
10 58 (10.34%) React
11 57 (10.16%) REST
11 57 (10.16%) XML
12 54 (9.63%) Node.js
12 54 (9.63%) Symfony
13 53 (9.45%) JSON
14 52 (9.27%) RESTful
14 52 (9.27%) Spring
15 46 (8.20%) Hibernate
16 45 (8.02%) .NET
16 45 (8.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.53%) User Experience
2 27 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.07%) Clustering
9 6 (1.07%) Fintech
9 6 (1.07%) NHS
10 5 (0.89%) Photography
10 5 (0.89%) PKI
11 4 (0.71%) BBC
11 4 (0.71%) CESG
11 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.71%) Social Media
12 3 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 227 (40.46%) Linux
2 70 (12.48%) Windows
3 28 (4.99%) Ubuntu
4 22 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.39%) Unix
7 17 (3.03%) Android
8 16 (2.85%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.32%) Debian
9 13 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.25%) CentOS
12 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.25%) VMS
13 5 (0.89%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (33.51%) Web Development
3 137 (24.42%) MVC
4 131 (23.35%) OO
5 114 (20.32%) TDD
6 105 (18.72%) OOP
7 97 (17.29%) E-Commerce
8 96 (17.11%) Scrum
9 89 (15.86%) Software Engineering
10 55 (9.80%) DevOps
11 51 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (8.73%) BDD
13 43 (7.66%) OO PHP
14 41 (7.31%) Test Automation
15 36 (6.42%) Configuration Management
16 31 (5.53%) Front End Development
17 30 (5.35%) Open Source
18 28 (4.99%) Kanban
18 28 (4.99%) Microservices
19 27 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 318 (56.68%) PHP
2 307 (54.72%) JavaScript
3 134 (23.89%) Java
4 128 (22.82%) SQL
5 70 (12.48%) Python
6 49 (8.73%) C#
7 41 (7.31%) Ruby
8 24 (4.28%) Go
9 23 (4.10%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.85%) C++
11 15 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.96%) C
12 11 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.96%) VBScript
13 10 (1.78%) ES6
14 8 (1.43%) Groovy
14 8 (1.43%) Perl
14 8 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.25%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.25%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 62 (11.05%) Degree
2 21 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.07%) CCNA
7 6 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.89%) MCSE
9 4 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (0.71%) CISSP
9 4 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.71%) GIAC
9 4 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.71%) SANS
9 4 (0.71%) SSCP
10 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.70%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (7.49%) Docker
2 15 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.07%) vSphere
5 5 (0.89%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.89%) KVM
5 5 (0.89%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.18%) Gluster
8 1 (0.18%) iptables
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (8.91%) Puppet
2 28 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.81%) Ansible
4 13 (2.32%) Terraform
5 10 (1.78%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.60%) Nagios
7 8 (1.43%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.07%) Salt
9 5 (0.89%) CloudHub
10 4 (0.71%) Kibana
10 4 (0.71%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.36%) Grafana
11 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.18%) Check_MK
12 1 (0.18%) Ganeti
12 1 (0.18%) Graylog
12 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.18%) Icinga
12 1 (0.18%) Mesos
12 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 52 (9.27%) Oracle
2 46 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.66%) Google
4 41 (7.31%) Zend
5 26 (4.63%) VMware
6 16 (2.85%) Remedy
7 15 (2.67%) SAP
8 14 (2.50%) Apple
8 14 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.25%) IBM
9 7 (1.25%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.25%) Percona
9 7 (1.25%) Samsung
10 6 (1.07%) Citrix
10 6 (1.07%) New Relic
10 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.07%) Tableau
11 5 (0.89%) Facebook
11 5 (0.89%) PayPal
11 5 (0.89%) SolarWinds