Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 154 79
Rank change year-on-year +41 -75 +3
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 120 151 376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.47% 1.77% 3.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.42% 7.32% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 103 122 329
10th Percentile £42,750 £48,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,375 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%

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 City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,425 2,062 3,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.34% 24.22% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,816 2,841
10th Percentile £44,300 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Salary trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the City of London region over the 6 months to 13 April 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
London Bridge - 5 £50,000 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 57 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.83%) SQL
3 42 (35.00%) AWS
4 39 (32.50%) Docker
5 38 (31.67%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (30.00%) CSS
6 36 (30.00%) DevOps
7 34 (28.33%) HTML
7 34 (28.33%) Java
8 33 (27.50%) PHP
9 32 (26.67%) Microservices
10 31 (25.83%) Kubernetes
11 30 (25.00%) Fintech
12 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (20.83%) Python
14 24 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
15 23 (19.17%) Finance
16 22 (18.33%) .NET
16 22 (18.33%) Linux
17 21 (17.50%) Node.js
18 19 (15.83%) Terraform
19 18 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
19 18 (15.00%) Spring Boot
19 18 (15.00%) Azure
20 17 (14.17%) Spring
21 16 (13.33%) Scrum
22 15 (12.50%) OO
22 15 (12.50%) C#
22 15 (12.50%) TDD

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.50%) Moodle
2 6 (5.00%) Apache
2 6 (5.00%) CMS
3 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.17%) WordPress
4 4 (3.33%) Drupal
5 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.67%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (35.00%) AWS
2 18 (15.00%) Azure
3 14 (11.67%) GCP
4 6 (5.00%) SaaS
5 5 (4.17%) Stackdriver
6 4 (3.33%) GitHub
6 4 (3.33%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.50%) Apple Pay
7 3 (2.50%) Google Pay
7 3 (2.50%) PaaS
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.67%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) Heroku
9 1 (0.83%) Matillion
9 1 (0.83%) Serverless
9 1 (0.83%) Veeva
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.67%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.50%) Big Data
5 9 (7.50%) Redis
6 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.83%) Tableau
7 5 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.17%) QlikView
7 5 (4.17%) Yellowfin
8 4 (3.33%) Looker
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 8 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.33%) GitLab
4 4 (3.33%) JUnit
4 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.50%) Mockito
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.67%) Gradle
6 2 (1.67%) Maven
6 2 (1.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) Appium
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.83%) minitest
7 1 (0.83%) RSpec
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Games
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (49.17%) Developer
2 19 (15.83%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (10.83%) PHP Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 5 (4.17%) Moodle Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.00%) CSS
2 34 (28.33%) HTML
3 24 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 22 (18.33%) .NET
5 21 (17.50%) Node.js
6 18 (15.00%) Spring Boot
7 17 (14.17%) Spring
8 14 (11.67%) Vue.js
9 13 (10.83%) HTML5
10 12 (10.00%) React
10 12 (10.00%) REST
10 12 (10.00%) RESTful
11 10 (8.33%) .NET Core
12 9 (7.50%) JSON
13 8 (6.67%) CSS3
13 8 (6.67%) Flask
13 8 (6.67%) GraphQL
13 8 (6.67%) jQuery
13 8 (6.67%) Laravel
14 7 (5.83%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.83%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.00%) User Experience
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Clustering
6 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.83%) Anti-Piracy
8 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Android
4 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) DevOps
2 32 (26.67%) Microservices
3 30 (25.00%) Fintech
4 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.33%) Scrum
6 15 (12.50%) OO
6 15 (12.50%) TDD
7 14 (11.67%) MVC
8 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.17%) SOLID
11 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.33%) OO PHP
11 10 (8.33%) SDLC
12 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (6.67%) Analytics
13 8 (6.67%) B2C
13 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.83%) SQL
3 34 (28.33%) Java
4 33 (27.50%) PHP
5 25 (20.83%) Python
6 15 (12.50%) C#
7 8 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.67%) Java 8
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.83%) Ruby
8 7 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.17%) C++
10 3 (2.50%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.67%) Go
11 2 (1.67%) Perl
11 2 (1.67%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.67%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.67%) PhD
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CCSP
4 1 (0.83%) CISA
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CISM
4 1 (0.83%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) PSD2
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 39 (32.50%) Docker
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.50%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.50%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (25.83%) Kubernetes
2 19 (15.83%) Terraform
3 13 (10.83%) Ansible
4 5 (4.17%) Grafana
4 5 (4.17%) Istio
5 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.33%) Puppet
6 3 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.50%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.50%) Rancher
7 2 (1.67%) Packer
7 2 (1.67%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.83%) Cacti
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.83%) Foglight
8 1 (0.83%) Nagios
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) VMware
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) Talend
4 3 (2.50%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) Adobe
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.67%) Remedy
5 2 (1.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.67%) Zend
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Kofax
6 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase