Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 77 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.16% 3.95% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.11% 14.29% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 66
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +8.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,800 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,500 £48,125
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 403 560 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.75% 27.67% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 358 436 503
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,100 £27,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in Wales.

Salary trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 0 68 £35,000 -17.65% 30
North Wales +4 5 £28,000 -27.74% 1
West Wales +13 4 £39,000 +25.40% 1
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 40 (51.95%) PHP
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.17%) Java
4 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 20 (25.97%) SQL
6 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
7 18 (23.38%) React
8 17 (22.08%) OO
9 15 (19.48%) TDD
9 15 (19.48%) Web Development
10 14 (18.18%) Spring
10 14 (18.18%) HTML
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.88%) Linux
11 13 (16.88%) Docker
11 13 (16.88%) AWS
11 13 (16.88%) Laravel
12 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
12 12 (15.58%) Scrum
13 11 (14.29%) Python
14 10 (12.99%) Azure
15 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
15 9 (11.69%) Vue.js
15 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (11.69%) Apache
15 9 (11.69%) CSS
15 9 (11.69%) Banking
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle
16 8 (10.39%) DevOps
16 8 (10.39%) MongoDB

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 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) CMS
2 6 (7.79%) WordPress
3 3 (3.90%) Drupal
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) AWS
2 10 (12.99%) Azure
3 4 (5.19%) GCP
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.90%) Serverless
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.60%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.30%) Heroku
6 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) FTP
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) SSH
3 2 (2.60%) SSL
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) SMTP
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) Subversion
4 4 (5.19%) Gradle
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.90%) GitLab
5 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.90%) Mockito
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.69%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) PHP Software Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Python Developer
12 2 (2.60%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) React
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
2 14 (18.18%) Spring
3 13 (16.88%) Laravel
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
4 9 (11.69%) Vue.js
5 7 (9.09%) LAMP
5 7 (9.09%) REST
5 7 (9.09%) SOAP
5 7 (9.09%) Symfony
6 6 (7.79%) Node.js
6 6 (7.79%) RESTful
7 5 (6.49%) .NET
7 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.49%) Doctrine
7 5 (6.49%) jQuery
7 5 (6.49%) JSON
7 5 (6.49%) XML
8 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.90%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) OO
3 15 (19.48%) TDD
3 15 (19.48%) Web Development
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
4 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.39%) DevOps
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
8 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
9 5 (6.49%) OO PHP
9 5 (6.49%) OOP
10 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.19%) Kanban
10 4 (5.19%) Microservices
10 4 (5.19%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) PHP
2 24 (31.17%) Java
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) Java 8
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) Groovy
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Clojure
9 1 (1.30%) Elixir
9 1 (1.30%) Erlang
9 1 (1.30%) Go
9 1 (1.30%) Haskell
9 1 (1.30%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) RHCE
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Postfix
2 2 (2.60%) qmail
2 2 (2.60%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) cPanel
3 1 (1.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) Zend
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Avaya
5 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.30%) WooCommerce
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin