Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 94 85
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -14
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 869 1,898 2,558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.12% 3.32% 3.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.20% 11.64% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1,749 2,229
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.93% +2.61%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,625 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +10.59%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,759 16,302 22,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.86% 28.52% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,243 13,624 17,601
Median annual salary £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for MySQL in London

MySQL
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
Central London -36 162 £67,000 +3.08% 28
West London +7 32 £65,000 +48.57% 23
East London +26 27 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North London +10 9 £55,000 +2.33% 4
South London -4 6 £65,000 +33.33% 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 399 (45.91%) AWS
2 321 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 308 (35.44%) Python
4 287 (33.03%) SQL
5 279 (32.11%) SQL Server
6 271 (31.19%) DevOps
7 269 (30.96%) PHP
8 261 (30.03%) Microservices
9 259 (29.80%) Finance
10 252 (29.00%) Docker
11 251 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
12 246 (28.31%) Java
13 243 (27.96%) Azure
14 237 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
15 232 (26.70%) Kubernetes
16 207 (23.82%) HTML
17 196 (22.55%) Git (software)
18 191 (21.98%) Software Engineering
19 185 (21.29%) CSS
20 183 (21.06%) Linux
21 172 (19.79%) Web Services
22 166 (19.10%) MongoDB
23 157 (18.07%) React
24 148 (17.03%) Mentoring
24 148 (17.03%) TDD
25 145 (16.69%) Apache
25 145 (16.69%) GCP
26 144 (16.57%) Oracle
27 142 (16.34%) NoSQL
28 141 (16.23%) Google

MySQL
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
1 145 (16.69%) Apache
2 33 (3.80%) WordPress
3 27 (3.11%) nginx
4 25 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.30%) Moodle
7 19 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.07%) Drupal
9 16 (1.84%) CMS
10 14 (1.61%) Confluence
11 8 (0.92%) IIS
12 7 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.58%) SAS
14 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.46%) Gunicorn
15 4 (0.46%) JBoss
15 4 (0.46%) Resin
Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Magento
2 8 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (0.35%) iTrent
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Actimize
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 399 (45.91%) AWS
2 243 (27.96%) Azure
3 145 (16.69%) GCP
4 136 (15.65%) Serverless
5 120 (13.81%) AWS Lambda
6 107 (12.31%) Amazon ECS
7 60 (6.90%) Apigee
8 46 (5.29%) SaaS
9 34 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (3.57%) Amazon S3
11 27 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (2.53%) Power Platform
13 20 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
14 19 (2.19%) GitHub
15 13 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (1.38%) Heroku
17 11 (1.27%) Datadog
17 11 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.88%) DNS
2 22 (2.53%) Firewall
3 21 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.30%) Internet
5 16 (1.84%) HTTP
6 9 (1.04%) VoIP
7 7 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (0.69%) RTP
8 6 (0.69%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.58%) Intranet
9 5 (0.58%) LAN
9 5 (0.58%) WAN
10 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.46%) SSL
10 4 (0.46%) VPN
11 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 3 (0.35%) VLAN
12 2 (0.23%) SMS
12 2 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (32.11%) SQL Server
2 237 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 166 (19.10%) MongoDB
4 142 (16.34%) NoSQL
5 125 (14.38%) Redis
6 107 (12.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 102 (11.74%) Relational Database
8 76 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (5.52%) Big Data
10 47 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 36 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (3.45%) MariaDB
14 29 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (2.99%) Hadoop
16 22 (2.53%) Power BI
17 20 (2.30%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.84%) Data Lake
19 14 (1.61%) Oracle Database
20 12 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 196 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 135 (15.54%) Jenkins
3 68 (7.83%) GitLab
4 67 (7.71%) Artifactory
5 43 (4.95%) TeamCity
6 38 (4.37%) JIRA
7 35 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 30 (3.45%) MSBuild
8 30 (3.45%) PHPUnit
9 27 (3.11%) Bitbucket
10 24 (2.76%) webpack
11 19 (2.19%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.96%) Selenium
13 16 (1.84%) Subversion
14 14 (1.61%) Visual Studio
15 13 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.50%) JUnit
16 10 (1.15%) Codeship
17 9 (1.04%) gulp
17 9 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 259 (29.80%) Finance
2 109 (12.54%) Banking
3 60 (6.90%) Back Office
4 46 (5.29%) Front Office
5 40 (4.60%) Marketing
6 33 (3.80%) Retail
7 29 (3.34%) Public Sector
8 26 (2.99%) Games
9 14 (1.61%) Advertising
10 9 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Legal
11 7 (0.81%) Russian Language
12 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) German Language
13 4 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.35%) Billing
14 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 453 (52.13%) Developer
2 129 (14.84%) PHP Developer
3 75 (8.63%) Software Engineer
4 62 (7.13%) Senior Developer
5 55 (6.33%) Architect
5 55 (6.33%) Java Developer
6 54 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
7 51 (5.87%) Data Engineer
8 48 (5.52%) Python Engineer
9 45 (5.18%) Cloud Architect
10 41 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 41 (4.72%) Data Architect
10 41 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (4.60%) .NET Developer
11 40 (4.60%) Java Engineer
12 39 (4.49%) Java Architect
12 39 (4.49%) Java Solutions Architect
13 38 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 38 (4.37%) Python Developer
14 37 (4.26%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (23.82%) HTML
2 185 (21.29%) CSS
3 172 (19.79%) Web Services
4 157 (18.07%) React
5 139 (16.00%) .NET
6 119 (13.69%) AngularJS
7 104 (11.97%) Node.js
7 104 (11.97%) REST
8 102 (11.74%) gRPC
9 74 (8.52%) Laravel
10 67 (7.71%) HTML5
11 64 (7.36%) Swagger
12 61 (7.02%) jQuery
12 61 (7.02%) OAuth
13 59 (6.79%) LAMP
14 58 (6.67%) Symfony
15 53 (6.10%) .NET Core
16 52 (5.98%) CSS3
17 45 (5.18%) Vue.js
18 44 (5.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.93%) Hedge funds
2 80 (9.21%) User Experience
3 33 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (2.76%) Algorithms
5 24 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.65%) e-Learning
7 22 (2.53%) Cloud Native
8 16 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.61%) Replication
11 13 (1.50%) SCORM
12 12 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.81%) Equities
14 7 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 183 (21.06%) Linux
2 50 (5.75%) Windows
3 44 (5.06%) Unix
4 19 (2.19%) CentOS
5 15 (1.73%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.92%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.81%) Debian
10 6 (0.69%) Android
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.46%) Solaris
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (31.19%) DevOps
2 261 (30.03%) Microservices
3 251 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
4 191 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 148 (17.03%) Mentoring
5 148 (17.03%) TDD
6 107 (12.31%) Asset Management
7 100 (11.51%) Investment Management
8 93 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (10.01%) Test Automation
10 86 (9.90%) OO
11 85 (9.78%) Computer Science
11 85 (9.78%) Machine Learning
12 83 (9.55%) Web Development
13 82 (9.44%) Analytics
14 71 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (8.17%) Scrum
15 67 (7.71%) Open Source
16 62 (7.13%) OOP
17 59 (6.79%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 321 (36.94%) JavaScript
2 308 (35.44%) Python
3 287 (33.03%) SQL
4 269 (30.96%) PHP
5 246 (28.31%) Java
6 129 (14.84%) C#
7 73 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 57 (6.56%) Go
9 55 (6.33%) Ruby
10 45 (5.18%) F#
11 40 (4.60%) C++
12 31 (3.57%) Perl
13 29 (3.34%) Java 8
14 27 (3.11%) PHP 7
15 26 (2.99%) TypeScript
16 25 (2.88%) PowerShell
17 19 (2.19%) C
18 17 (1.96%) R
18 17 (1.96%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (7.59%) Degree
2 37 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.91%) Sun Certification
4 9 (1.04%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.35%) PhD
8 2 (0.23%) CCNA
8 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) HND
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.23%) MCP
8 2 (0.23%) RHCE
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.84%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.81%) GDPR
3 4 (0.46%) Basel II
3 4 (0.46%) Basel III
3 4 (0.46%) SLA
4 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 252 (29.00%) Docker
2 19 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.69%) Kamailio
6 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.35%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) iptables
7 2 (0.23%) NFS
7 2 (0.23%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 232 (26.70%) Kubernetes
2 60 (6.90%) Ansible
3 45 (5.18%) Terraform
4 42 (4.83%) Puppet
5 22 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.19%) Nagios
7 12 (1.38%) Kibana
8 8 (0.92%) Grafana
9 6 (0.69%) Salt
9 6 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.46%) Consul
10 4 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.46%) Istio
10 4 (0.46%) Opsgenie
11 2 (0.23%) cPanel
11 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.23%) Mesos
11 2 (0.23%) Oozie
11 2 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 144 (16.57%) Oracle
2 141 (16.23%) Google
3 60 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.99%) VMware
5 21 (2.42%) Zend
6 19 (2.19%) Tableau
7 16 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.27%) New Relic
9 10 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.15%) EXASOL
10 8 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.81%) IBM
12 6 (0.69%) Adobe
12 6 (0.69%) Percona
12 6 (0.69%) Sybase
13 5 (0.58%) Cognos
13 5 (0.58%) Foundry
13 5 (0.58%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.58%) Solace
13 5 (0.58%) TIBCO