Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 93 74
Rank change year-on-year -29 -19 -1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,377 2,183 2,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.71% 3.48% 4.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.80% 11.79% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 1,803 2,462
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,129 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14,046 18,513 21,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.65% 29.53% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,553 15,315 17,629
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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 -75 253 £70,000 +7.69% 118
West London -40 56 £60,000 +20.00% 59
South London -21 26 £60,000 +14.29% 6
East London +16 23 £60,000 +14.29% 38
North London +5 16 £55,000 +37.50% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 603 (43.79%) AWS
2 542 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (38.85%) SQL
4 521 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 417 (30.28%) Java
6 414 (30.07%) SQL Server
7 389 (28.25%) PHP
8 369 (26.80%) Finance
9 365 (26.51%) Linux
10 356 (25.85%) Microservices
11 341 (24.76%) Python
12 338 (24.55%) Software Engineering
13 335 (24.33%) PostgreSQL
13 335 (24.33%) Git (software)
14 324 (23.53%) Docker
15 299 (21.71%) HTML
16 289 (20.99%) Azure
17 287 (20.84%) C#
18 285 (20.70%) TDD
19 279 (20.26%) React
20 265 (19.24%) DevOps
21 250 (18.16%) .NET
21 250 (18.16%) CSS
22 244 (17.72%) MongoDB
23 241 (17.50%) Web Services
24 236 (17.14%) NoSQL
25 225 (16.34%) Relational Database
26 224 (16.27%) Oracle
27 218 (15.83%) Kubernetes
28 201 (14.60%) AngularJS

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 97 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (3.92%) Apache
3 44 (3.20%) Apache Spark
4 39 (2.83%) Drupal
5 32 (2.32%) WordPress
6 28 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (1.96%) CMS
7 27 (1.96%) IIS
8 26 (1.89%) nginx
9 24 (1.74%) Confluence
10 18 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.23%) Luigi
12 13 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.94%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.87%) JBoss
14 6 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.44%) SAS
14 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.65%) Magento
2 4 (0.29%) Actimize
3 3 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.22%) iTrent
3 3 (0.22%) Shopify
4 2 (0.15%) Eikon
4 2 (0.15%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.073%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 603 (43.79%) AWS
2 289 (20.99%) Azure
3 89 (6.46%) GCP
4 86 (6.25%) SaaS
5 64 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
6 60 (4.36%) Serverless
7 58 (4.21%) GitHub
8 57 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
9 52 (3.78%) Amazon S3
10 37 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
12 27 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (1.60%) Power Platform
14 20 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (1.31%) PaaS
16 17 (1.23%) Heroku
16 17 (1.23%) IaaS
17 16 (1.16%) Office 365
18 15 (1.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.34%) HTTP
2 44 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.40%) Internet
4 22 (1.60%) DNS
4 22 (1.60%) Firewall
5 17 (1.23%) SMTP
6 16 (1.16%) LAN
6 16 (1.16%) SNMP
6 16 (1.16%) WAN
6 16 (1.16%) Wireless
6 16 (1.16%) WLAN
7 13 (0.94%) IGMP
7 13 (0.94%) Multicast
7 13 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
8 12 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.73%) VPN
10 8 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (0.58%) SSL
11 7 (0.51%) SAN
12 6 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 335 (24.33%) PostgreSQL
3 244 (17.72%) MongoDB
4 236 (17.14%) NoSQL
5 225 (16.34%) Relational Database
6 148 (10.75%) Redis
7 101 (7.33%) RDBMS
8 69 (5.01%) Amazon Aurora
9 64 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 60 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
10 60 (4.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 57 (4.14%) Big Data
12 49 (3.56%) Hadoop
13 44 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
14 43 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 39 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
18 37 (2.69%) MariaDB
19 36 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 335 (24.33%) Git (software)
2 155 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 78 (5.66%) JIRA
4 62 (4.50%) Subversion
4 62 (4.50%) TeamCity
5 59 (4.28%) PHPUnit
6 57 (4.14%) Selenium
7 50 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 41 (2.98%) Bitbucket
9 37 (2.69%) MSBuild
10 31 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.18%) JUnit
11 30 (2.18%) webpack
12 28 (2.03%) Vagrant
13 27 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.67%) Maven
15 19 (1.38%) Gradle
16 18 (1.31%) Gatling
16 18 (1.31%) JMeter
17 17 (1.23%) Postman
General
1 369 (26.80%) Finance
2 113 (8.21%) Front Office
3 86 (6.25%) Banking
4 68 (4.94%) Marketing
5 54 (3.92%) Retail
6 49 (3.56%) Public Sector
7 39 (2.83%) Games
8 36 (2.61%) Advertising
9 14 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.80%) Back Office
12 10 (0.73%) Billing
12 10 (0.73%) Legal
12 10 (0.73%) Publishing
12 10 (0.73%) Retail Finance
13 9 (0.65%) Automotive
13 9 (0.65%) iGaming
14 8 (0.58%) Russian Language
15 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 806 (58.53%) Developer
2 204 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 202 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 201 (14.60%) PHP Developer
5 158 (11.47%) Java Developer
6 109 (7.92%) .NET Developer
7 105 (7.63%) Java Engineer
8 96 (6.97%) Java Software Engineer
9 91 (6.61%) C# Developer
10 84 (6.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 68 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 68 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 66 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
12 66 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
13 65 (4.72%) Senior PHP Developer
14 54 (3.92%) AWS Developer
15 53 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
16 52 (3.78%) Web Developer
17 51 (3.70%) Python Developer
18 49 (3.56%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (21.71%) HTML
2 279 (20.26%) React
3 250 (18.16%) .NET
3 250 (18.16%) CSS
4 241 (17.50%) Web Services
5 201 (14.60%) AngularJS
6 157 (11.40%) Symfony
7 144 (10.46%) Node.js
7 144 (10.46%) REST
8 140 (10.17%) .NET Core
9 137 (9.95%) RESTful
10 117 (8.50%) Spring
11 109 (7.92%) ASP.NET
12 107 (7.77%) jQuery
13 105 (7.63%) Laravel
14 104 (7.55%) HTML5
15 99 (7.19%) LAMP
16 74 (5.37%) Vue.js
17 70 (5.08%) XML
18 62 (4.50%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.01%) User Experience
2 67 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.78%) Replication
5 47 (3.41%) Pricing Data
6 43 (3.12%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.76%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.47%) Cloud Native
9 30 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.89%) Clustering
11 25 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 24 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.53%) Private Cloud
15 20 (1.45%) Hedge funds
16 15 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
17 13 (0.94%) IPTV
17 13 (0.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 365 (26.51%) Linux
2 120 (8.71%) Windows
3 115 (8.35%) Unix
4 45 (3.27%) Mac OS X
5 41 (2.98%) CentOS
6 35 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 34 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 26 (1.89%) Android
9 23 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 21 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.51%) Debian
15 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.36%) Solaris
16 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.15%) VyOS
18 1 (0.073%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (25.85%) Microservices
3 338 (24.55%) Software Engineering
4 285 (20.70%) TDD
5 265 (19.24%) DevOps
6 172 (12.49%) Scrum
7 169 (12.27%) Test Automation
8 168 (12.20%) OO
9 159 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
10 154 (11.18%) Machine Learning
11 146 (10.60%) Computer Science
12 140 (10.17%) OOP
13 139 (10.09%) BDD
14 126 (9.15%) Mentoring
15 120 (8.71%) Web Development
16 112 (8.13%) Analytics
17 106 (7.70%) Fintech
18 103 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
19 94 (6.83%) MVC
20 91 (6.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 535 (38.85%) SQL
2 521 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 417 (30.28%) Java
4 389 (28.25%) PHP
5 341 (24.76%) Python
6 287 (20.84%) C#
7 173 (12.56%) Bash Shell
8 109 (7.92%) F#
9 99 (7.19%) Ruby
10 89 (6.46%) Java 8
11 83 (6.03%) Perl
12 63 (4.58%) PowerShell
13 61 (4.43%) Go
14 53 (3.85%) TypeScript
15 50 (3.63%) Scala
16 48 (3.49%) T-SQL
17 46 (3.34%) ES6
18 34 (2.47%) VBA
19 32 (2.32%) PHP 5
20 31 (2.25%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 147 (10.68%) Degree
2 82 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
4 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.29%) PhD
6 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) ACCA
7 2 (0.15%) CCNP
7 2 (0.15%) CEH
7 2 (0.15%) CIMA
7 2 (0.15%) GCIA
7 2 (0.15%) GCIH
7 2 (0.15%) GIAC
7 2 (0.15%) GSEC
7 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.72%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) GDPR
3 13 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.15%) NCSC
6 2 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 324 (23.53%) Docker
2 43 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.16%) XenApp
5 7 (0.51%) KVM
6 6 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.44%) GridGain
6 6 (0.44%) vSphere
7 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.29%) zsh
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.15%) LXC
9 2 (0.15%) NFS
9 2 (0.15%) Postfix
9 2 (0.15%) Varnish
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.073%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.073%) Squid
Systems Management
1 218 (15.83%) Kubernetes
2 102 (7.41%) Ansible
3 87 (6.32%) Puppet
4 77 (5.59%) Terraform
5 45 (3.27%) Grafana
6 39 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (2.47%) Kibana
8 27 (1.96%) Nagios
9 18 (1.31%) Oozie
10 16 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.87%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.87%) Packer
12 10 (0.73%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.44%) Icinga
13 6 (0.44%) Mesos
13 6 (0.44%) Salt
14 5 (0.36%) Matomo
14 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.29%) Istio
15 4 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 224 (16.27%) Oracle
2 84 (6.10%) Google
3 74 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 60 (4.36%) Sybase
5 52 (3.78%) Zend
6 50 (3.63%) VMware
7 27 (1.96%) Tableau
8 25 (1.82%) Cisco
8 25 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.38%) New Relic
11 17 (1.23%) Citrix
12 9 (0.65%) Apple
12 9 (0.65%) CyberArk
13 8 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.58%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.58%) SAP
14 7 (0.51%) Adobe
14 7 (0.51%) HP
14 7 (0.51%) Sun