Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Wales
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 39 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 +7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 69 82 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.83% 4.83% 5.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.71% 18.55% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 76 88
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 350 442 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.51% 26.06% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 313 400 440
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in Wales.

Salary trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in Wales over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Wales region over the 6 months to 5 June 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
South Wales -8 56 £40,000 +6.67% 5
West Wales - 13 £41,000 - 5
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 34 (49.28%) PHP
2 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.68%) Laravel
4 23 (33.33%) Linux
5 21 (30.43%) Finance
6 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
7 16 (23.19%) SQL
7 16 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 15 (21.74%) Docker
9 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (20.29%) AWS
9 14 (20.29%) Project Management
9 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.84%) QA
10 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
10 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
10 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (17.39%) Vue.js
11 12 (17.39%) Windows
11 12 (17.39%) Scrum
12 11 (15.94%) HTML
12 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
13 10 (14.49%) User Experience
13 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.49%) Ansible
13 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
13 10 (14.49%) Zend
14 9 (13.04%) Computer Science

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
1 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.90%) lighttpd
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) AWS
2 9 (13.04%) Azure
3 6 (8.70%) PaaS
4 3 (4.35%) GCP
5 2 (2.90%) GitHub
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) Datadog
6 1 (1.45%) Office 365
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.59%) DB2
4 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (8.70%) OLTP
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.35%) SQLite
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.45%) HPCC
9 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.45%) GitLab
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.45%) Xdebug
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) PHP Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior UX Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) UX Designer
5 8 (11.59%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) Laravel
2 12 (17.39%) Vue.js
3 11 (15.94%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) RESTful
5 7 (10.14%) Web Services
6 6 (8.70%) LAMP
7 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.25%) Symfony
8 4 (5.80%) .NET
9 2 (2.90%) CakePHP
9 2 (2.90%) JSON
9 2 (2.90%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) XML
10 1 (1.45%) Ajax
10 1 (1.45%) Django
10 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.45%) jQuery
10 1 (1.45%) Node.js
10 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (14.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (20.29%) Project Management
4 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
7 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 9 (13.04%) Kanban
8 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.59%) MVC
9 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.14%) ETL
10 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (8.70%) Data Governance
10 6 (8.70%) DevOps
10 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) PHP
2 16 (23.19%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.70%) C++
6 6 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.35%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) ES6
10 1 (1.45%) Go
10 1 (1.45%) Java 8
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Docker
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Ansible
2 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.59%) SCCM
4 2 (2.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Zend
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) TOWER Software