Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 111 77
Rank change year-on-year -37 -34 +26
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 98 123 409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.34% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 9.77% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 91 86 374
10th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £40,375
25th Percentile £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £68,250
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £90,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +8.33%

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 1,624 1,259 3,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.84% 23.96% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,084 2,954
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £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 £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,400 £96,250 £99,625
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 31 July 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 31 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
London Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 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 City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 58 (59.18%) SQL
2 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.80%) Docker
4 38 (38.78%) Finance
4 38 (38.78%) AWS
5 37 (37.76%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 34 (34.69%) Microservices
8 30 (30.61%) Java
8 30 (30.61%) NoSQL
9 29 (29.59%) Kubernetes
10 28 (28.57%) MongoDB
10 28 (28.57%) Python
11 27 (27.55%) CSS
11 27 (27.55%) Oracle
11 27 (27.55%) DevOps
12 26 (26.53%) HTML
13 25 (25.51%) Scrum
13 25 (25.51%) Node.js
14 23 (23.47%) Redis
14 23 (23.47%) React
15 22 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
17 20 (20.41%) PHP
18 19 (19.39%) Linux
18 19 (19.39%) TDD
18 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
19 18 (18.37%) Azure
19 18 (18.37%) Git (software)
20 17 (17.35%) Data Modelling

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 22 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (14.29%) CMS
3 13 (13.27%) Apache Solr
4 12 (12.24%) Drupal
5 7 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.08%) nginx
6 4 (4.08%) WordPress
7 2 (2.04%) Moodle
7 2 (2.04%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (1.02%) Appian
8 1 (1.02%) Confluence
8 1 (1.02%) IIS
8 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.02%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.02%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.02%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.78%) AWS
2 18 (18.37%) Azure
3 13 (13.27%) GCP
4 5 (5.10%) SaaS
4 5 (5.10%) Snowflake
5 3 (3.06%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.04%) Serverless
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (1.02%) GitHub
7 1 (1.02%) Google Data Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Lucidchart
7 1 (1.02%) MinIO
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) SMTP
2 1 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.76%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (30.61%) NoSQL
3 28 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 23 (23.47%) Redis
5 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 14 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 11 (11.22%) Big Data
8 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
9 7 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (6.12%) DB2
11 5 (5.10%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (5.10%) Metadata
11 5 (5.10%) OLTP
11 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
12 4 (4.08%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.22%) webpack
3 7 (7.14%) Gradle
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.10%) ER Studio
5 5 (5.10%) ERwin
6 4 (4.08%) JIRA
6 4 (4.08%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (4.08%) Subversion
6 4 (4.08%) Toad
6 4 (4.08%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (3.06%) Maven
8 2 (2.04%) GitLab
8 2 (2.04%) Selenium
8 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.02%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 38 (38.78%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Social Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Front Office
5 5 (5.10%) Advertising
5 5 (5.10%) Games
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.04%) Publishing
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.02%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) Senior Developer
3 10 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Database Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Digital Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.55%) CSS
2 26 (26.53%) HTML
3 25 (25.51%) Node.js
4 23 (23.47%) React
5 16 (16.33%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (14.29%) React Native
7 13 (13.27%) .NET
7 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.22%) Express
8 11 (11.22%) Spring
8 11 (11.22%) Web Services
9 10 (10.20%) RESTful
9 10 (10.20%) Spring Boot
10 9 (9.18%) .NET Core
10 9 (9.18%) Vue.js
11 7 (7.14%) Django
11 7 (7.14%) HTML5
11 7 (7.14%) Kafka
11 7 (7.14%) Laravel
11 7 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Android
2 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) CentOS
4 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Microservices
3 27 (27.55%) DevOps
4 25 (25.51%) Scrum
5 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
5 19 (19.39%) TDD
6 17 (17.35%) Data Modelling
7 15 (15.31%) Full Stack Development
8 14 (14.29%) Fintech
9 13 (13.27%) Analytics
9 13 (13.27%) BDD
9 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.24%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.22%) Asynchronous Programming
11 11 (11.22%) Sprint Planning
11 11 (11.22%) Sprint Retrospective
12 10 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.20%) Web Development
13 9 (9.18%) OO
14 8 (8.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) SQL
2 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.61%) Java
4 28 (28.57%) Python
5 20 (20.41%) PHP
6 14 (14.29%) C#
7 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.12%) C++
9 6 (6.12%) Scala
10 5 (5.10%) Java 8
10 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.06%) Go
12 2 (2.04%) VBA
13 1 (1.02%) Java 11
13 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.02%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.04%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) QA
2 10 (10.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) PSD2
System Software
1 39 (39.80%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) OpenAM
2 3 (3.06%) OpenDJ
3 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (29.59%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.22%) Ansible
3 5 (5.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.08%) Terraform
5 3 (3.06%) Grafana
5 3 (3.06%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.04%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.04%) Salt
7 1 (1.02%) Consul
7 1 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.02%) Graphite
7 1 (1.02%) Mesos
7 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Databricks
2 5 (5.10%) Google
3 3 (3.06%) ForgeRock
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.04%) IBM
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (1.02%) Actuate
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) F5
5 1 (1.02%) Kofax
5 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.02%) Netezza
5 1 (1.02%) Pega
5 1 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Zend