Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a MySQL DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL Database Administrator
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 825 830
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 45 25 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.033% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.034% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 73
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.25% -2.61%
10th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £74,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured MySQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL DBA in London

MySQL DBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West London - 16 - -
East London -6 1 £38,500 -26.67%
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, MySQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) MySQL
2 41 (91.11%) SQL
3 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
3 32 (71.11%) NoSQL
4 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
5 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (48.89%) Finance
6 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (40.00%) Fintech
8 16 (35.56%) VMware
8 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (35.56%) Splunk
8 16 (35.56%) Tableau
8 16 (35.56%) Performance Improvement
8 16 (35.56%) GitHub
8 16 (35.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 15 (33.33%) Ansible
10 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (26.67%) Replication
13 11 (24.44%) Migration
13 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) Change Management
14 10 (22.22%) Oracle
14 10 (22.22%) Linux
14 10 (22.22%) MySQL Certification
14 10 (22.22%) Data Centre

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (17.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (35.56%) GitHub
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) MySQL
2 32 (71.11%) NoSQL
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
3 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
8 7 (15.56%) Amazon Aurora
8 7 (15.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (15.56%) OLTP
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.33%) Power BI
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Subversion
3 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Fintech
2 12 (26.67%) Replication
3 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Performance Improvement
1 16 (35.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (24.44%) Migration
4 10 (22.22%) Change Management
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Optimisation
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Data Conversion
6 6 (13.33%) SDLC
7 5 (11.11%) Database Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) ERP
9 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.22%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Ansible
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.78%) Puppet
3 5 (11.11%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Splunk
1 16 (35.56%) Tableau
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle