Period
to 28 July 2021

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

MySQL
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 52 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 49 45 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.48% 3.97% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.67% 16.13% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 81
10th Percentile £26,350 £31,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £32,875 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.59% -14.12%
75th Percentile £46,250 £51,625 £45,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.83%

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 334 279 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.72% 24.60% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 205 245 415
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £24,100
25th Percentile £33,024 £32,500 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,379 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +18.34% -11.76%
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,075
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,749 £52,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,786
% change year-on-year - +6.21% +3.57%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 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
South Wales -3 43 £42,500 +6.25% 14
West Wales -26 3 £29,500 -21.33% 1
North Wales - 2 £35,000 - 2
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 22 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) PHP
4 16 (32.65%) SLA
4 16 (32.65%) Remedy
4 16 (32.65%) Service Delivery
4 16 (32.65%) Change Management
4 16 (32.65%) ITSM
4 16 (32.65%) Clustering
4 16 (32.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) Docker
7 11 (22.45%) React
8 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 9 (18.37%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) MVC
10 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
11 7 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
11 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.29%) Azure
11 7 (14.29%) Java
11 7 (14.29%) C#
11 7 (14.29%) OO
12 6 (12.24%) SQL
12 6 (12.24%) OOP
12 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
13 5 (10.20%) DevOps
13 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
13 5 (10.20%) Node.js
13 5 (10.20%) REST

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 4 (8.16%) nginx
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Azure
2 4 (8.16%) AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 2 (4.08%) npm
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) GCP
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) IPsec
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) SMTP
1 1 (2.04%) SSH
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) VPN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) PolyBase
4 2 (4.08%) Power BI
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) HPCC
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) git-flow
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (2.04%) Postman
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) DBA
2 16 (32.65%) MySQL DBA
3 6 (12.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.04%) IT Support
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) React
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) .NET
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
4 5 (10.20%) Node.js
4 5 (10.20%) REST
5 4 (8.16%) Spring
5 4 (8.16%) Spring Boot
5 4 (8.16%) Vue.js
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) Laravel
6 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 3 (6.12%) Symfony
7 2 (4.08%) JWT
7 2 (4.08%) Kafka
7 2 (4.08%) NestJS
7 2 (4.08%) TypeORM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (32.65%) Change Management
2 16 (32.65%) ITSM
2 16 (32.65%) Service Delivery
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
5 7 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
7 5 (10.20%) Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.20%) SOLID
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Mobile Development
8 4 (8.16%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) Clean Code
9 3 (6.12%) ETL
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) PHP
3 7 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) U-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Java 8
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.16%) Terraform
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Remedy
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Databricks
3 2 (4.08%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.04%) Aruba
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Google