Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 80 101
Rank change year-on-year -67 +21 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 105 121 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 3.38% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.89% 12.27% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 78 306
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £38,125
25th Percentile £53,854 £53,750 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,750 £90,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 1,782 986 3,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.96% 27.55% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 825 2,818
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,350 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.81%) Finance
4 42 (40.00%) Docker
5 39 (37.14%) Microservices
5 39 (37.14%) Kubernetes
5 39 (37.14%) Java
6 34 (32.38%) AWS
7 32 (30.48%) DevOps
8 31 (29.52%) Oracle
9 30 (28.57%) Python
9 30 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (28.57%) Scrum
9 30 (28.57%) React
10 29 (27.62%) NoSQL
10 29 (27.62%) Redis
11 27 (25.71%) CSS
11 27 (25.71%) HTML
12 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
13 25 (23.81%) PHP
14 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
15 22 (20.95%) Node.js
15 22 (20.95%) GCP
16 21 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (20.00%) Fintech
16 21 (20.00%) Hadoop
17 20 (19.05%) Data Modelling
18 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
18 19 (18.10%) RabbitMQ
18 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering

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 21 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 13 (12.38%) CMS
3 13 (12.38%) Drupal
4 9 (8.57%) nginx
5 7 (6.67%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.76%) Moodle
6 5 (4.76%) SAS
7 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.90%) WordPress
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.95%) Appian
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.95%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.90%) Relativity
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.38%) AWS
2 22 (20.95%) GCP
3 14 (13.33%) Azure
4 7 (6.67%) Snowflake
5 6 (5.71%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.86%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.86%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Apigee
7 2 (1.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.90%) GitHub
7 2 (1.90%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (1.90%) MinIO
7 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.90%) Power Automate
7 2 (1.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.95%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) SMTP
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (27.62%) NoSQL
2 29 (27.62%) Redis
3 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
4 21 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
6 16 (15.24%) Big Data
7 13 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (7.62%) Metadata
11 7 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (5.71%) Apache Hive
12 6 (5.71%) OLTP
12 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
12 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) webpack
3 8 (7.62%) Gradle
4 6 (5.71%) ER Studio
4 6 (5.71%) ERwin
5 5 (4.76%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.76%) Toad
5 5 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.90%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.95%) AppScan
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.95%) GDB
8 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (43.81%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Social Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 5 (4.76%) Front Office
4 5 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Public Speaking
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Data Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Moodle Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Database Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Informatica Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.57%) React
2 27 (25.71%) CSS
2 27 (25.71%) HTML
3 22 (20.95%) Node.js
4 19 (18.10%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (12.38%) Vue.js
5 13 (12.38%) Web Services
6 12 (11.43%) React Native
7 11 (10.48%) Express
8 10 (9.52%) Micronaut
8 10 (9.52%) Ratpack
9 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.67%) WebSockets
11 6 (5.71%) jQuery
11 6 (5.71%) Kafka
11 6 (5.71%) RESTful
11 6 (5.71%) ZeroMQ
12 5 (4.76%) Django
12 5 (4.76%) Laravel
12 5 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Media Streaming
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (1.90%) CentOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) Microservices
3 32 (30.48%) DevOps
4 30 (28.57%) Scrum
5 21 (20.00%) Fintech
6 20 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.33%) Analytics
8 14 (13.33%) TDD
9 12 (11.43%) BDD
9 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.48%) Asynchronous Programming
10 11 (10.48%) OOP
10 11 (10.48%) Sprint Planning
10 11 (10.48%) Sprint Retrospective
11 10 (9.52%) Full Stack Development
11 10 (9.52%) OO
12 8 (7.62%) Decision-Making
12 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 39 (37.14%) Java
3 30 (28.57%) Python
4 25 (23.81%) PHP
5 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.57%) Scala
7 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.71%) C#
9 5 (4.76%) Go
9 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.81%) HiveQL
10 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.86%) C++
12 2 (1.90%) C
12 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.90%) VBA
13 1 (0.95%) Groovy
13 1 (0.95%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.95%) CEH
4 1 (0.95%) CISA
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (0.95%) ECSA
4 1 (0.95%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 12 (11.43%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) PSD2
4 1 (0.95%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) HDFS
3 3 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (37.14%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.67%) Ansible
3 6 (5.71%) Puppet
4 4 (3.81%) Grafana
4 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.81%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.86%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.90%) Salt
7 1 (0.95%) Consul
7 1 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.95%) Graphite
7 1 (0.95%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.95%) Mesos
7 1 (0.95%) Nessus
7 1 (0.95%) Terraform
7 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) Databricks
4 5 (4.76%) Informatica
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.76%) Talend
5 2 (1.90%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.90%) F5
5 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) Splunk
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) Zend
6 1 (0.95%) Actuate
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) iManage
6 1 (0.95%) Netezza
6 1 (0.95%) Pega
6 1 (0.95%) Qualys
6 1 (0.95%) Sybase
6 1 (0.95%) Teradata