Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 109 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 -18
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,123 1,243 2,056
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.41% 3.02% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.73% 10.85% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,043 1,731
10th Percentile £38,000 £41,426 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 9,572 11,452 17,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.07% 27.79% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,117 9,448 14,503
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 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
Central London +4 138 £70,000 - 71
West London +11 24 £56,250 -6.64% 30
South London +16 12 £67,500 +3.85% 1
East London +3 11 £57,500 +41.98% 21
North London +9 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 566 (50.40%) AWS
2 480 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (42.12%) JavaScript
4 386 (34.37%) Microservices
5 384 (34.19%) PostgreSQL
6 378 (33.66%) Python
7 367 (32.68%) SQL
8 366 (32.59%) Java
9 332 (29.56%) Docker
10 315 (28.05%) PHP
11 304 (27.07%) Software Engineering
12 290 (25.82%) HTML
13 274 (24.40%) CSS
14 266 (23.69%) SQL Server
15 261 (23.24%) Finance
16 253 (22.53%) Relational Database
17 252 (22.44%) Node.js
18 246 (21.91%) Linux
19 243 (21.64%) Kubernetes
20 240 (21.37%) Web Services
21 226 (20.12%) Serverless
22 223 (19.86%) DevOps
23 219 (19.50%) Social Skills
24 209 (18.61%) Git (software)
25 207 (18.43%) Oracle
26 178 (15.85%) React
26 178 (15.85%) AWS Lambda
27 174 (15.49%) TypeScript
28 170 (15.14%) AngularJS
29 167 (14.87%) Azure

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
1 112 (9.97%) Apache
2 99 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (6.06%) CMS
4 49 (4.36%) Drupal
5 39 (3.47%) nginx
6 36 (3.21%) WordPress
7 33 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 28 (2.49%) Apache Spark
9 25 (2.23%) Confluence
10 14 (1.25%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.16%) IIS
12 8 (0.71%) Moodle
13 7 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.62%) JBoss
14 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
15 5 (0.45%) SugarCRM
16 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.45%) Sketch
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.07%) Magento
1 12 (1.07%) Shopify
2 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.089%) FastStats
4 1 (0.089%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.089%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.089%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.089%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 566 (50.40%) AWS
2 226 (20.12%) Serverless
3 178 (15.85%) AWS Lambda
4 167 (14.87%) Azure
5 159 (14.16%) GCP
6 132 (11.75%) Amazon EC2
7 110 (9.80%) Amazon ECS
8 76 (6.77%) SaaS
9 62 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
10 54 (4.81%) Amazon S3
11 48 (4.27%) Amazon EKS
12 46 (4.10%) GitHub
13 34 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
13 34 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (2.58%) npm
15 28 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (2.32%) Power Platform
17 24 (2.14%) Apigee
18 22 (1.96%) AWS CodeBuild
19 18 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.76%) HTTP
2 30 (2.67%) Firewall
3 28 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.14%) DNS
5 9 (0.80%) SSL
6 8 (0.71%) Internet
6 8 (0.71%) VPN
7 7 (0.62%) DHCP
8 6 (0.53%) LAN
8 6 (0.53%) SMTP
8 6 (0.53%) WAN
9 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.36%) DSL
10 4 (0.36%) Intranet
10 4 (0.36%) SNMP
10 4 (0.36%) VLAN
11 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 3 (0.27%) SSH
12 2 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (34.19%) PostgreSQL
2 266 (23.69%) SQL Server
3 253 (22.53%) Relational Database
4 163 (14.51%) MongoDB
5 124 (11.04%) Redis
6 119 (10.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 119 (10.60%) NoSQL
7 111 (9.88%) RDBMS
8 90 (8.01%) Amazon Aurora
9 66 (5.88%) MariaDB
10 64 (5.70%) Amazon RDS
11 60 (5.34%) Big Data
12 56 (4.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (3.74%) Hadoop
15 26 (2.32%) Tableau
16 25 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
17 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database
18 19 (1.69%) BigQuery
18 19 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 209 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 127 (11.31%) Jenkins
3 72 (6.41%) GitLab
4 62 (5.52%) JIRA
5 37 (3.29%) Maven
6 36 (3.21%) JUnit
7 29 (2.58%) Bitbucket
8 25 (2.23%) Selenium
9 24 (2.14%) Artifactory
10 22 (1.96%) CircleCI
11 21 (1.87%) gulp
12 18 (1.60%) webpack
13 17 (1.51%) SonarQube
14 14 (1.25%) Grunt
14 14 (1.25%) JMeter
15 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.16%) EasyMock
15 13 (1.16%) Subversion
16 11 (0.98%) Mocha
16 11 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 261 (23.24%) Finance
2 219 (19.50%) Social Skills
3 140 (12.47%) Banking
4 77 (6.86%) Games
5 59 (5.25%) Marketing
6 57 (5.08%) Retail
7 56 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.23%) Advertising
9 23 (2.05%) Public Sector
10 19 (1.69%) Law
11 14 (1.25%) Legal
12 11 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.53%) Publishing
16 5 (0.45%) iGaming
16 5 (0.45%) Military
16 5 (0.45%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.45%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 604 (53.78%) Developer
2 201 (17.90%) Software Engineer
3 120 (10.69%) Senior Developer
4 109 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
4 109 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 108 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 98 (8.73%) AWS Developer
7 97 (8.64%) PHP Developer
8 92 (8.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 90 (8.01%) Java Engineer
10 89 (7.93%) AWS Software Engineer
11 72 (6.41%) Programmer
11 72 (6.41%) Software Programmer
12 64 (5.70%) Python Developer
13 61 (5.43%) Java Software Developer
14 58 (5.16%) Java Software Engineer
15 56 (4.99%) Python Engineer
16 51 (4.54%) Senior Software Engineer
17 46 (4.10%) Administrator
18 42 (3.74%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (25.82%) HTML
2 274 (24.40%) CSS
3 252 (22.44%) Node.js
4 240 (21.37%) Web Services
5 178 (15.85%) React
6 170 (15.14%) AngularJS
7 131 (11.67%) RESTful
8 124 (11.04%) .NET
9 112 (9.97%) REST
10 105 (9.35%) gRPC
11 102 (9.08%) Vue.js
12 101 (8.99%) Spring
13 90 (8.01%) Symfony
14 88 (7.84%) Laravel
15 85 (7.57%) HTML5
16 74 (6.59%) LAMP
17 70 (6.23%) .NET Core
18 64 (5.70%) Kafka
19 55 (4.90%) jQuery
20 54 (4.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.55%) Hedge funds
2 71 (6.32%) User Experience
3 68 (6.06%) Pricing Data
4 48 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.38%) Clustering
7 27 (2.40%) Cloud Native
7 27 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 26 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (2.23%) Replication
10 23 (2.05%) NHS
11 19 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.16%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.98%) Animation
14 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.89%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 246 (21.91%) Linux
2 63 (5.61%) Unix
3 57 (5.08%) Windows
4 30 (2.67%) Android
5 29 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.87%) CentOS
7 20 (1.78%) Debian
7 20 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.089%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (34.37%) Microservices
3 304 (27.07%) Software Engineering
4 223 (19.86%) DevOps
5 160 (14.25%) TDD
6 150 (13.36%) Scrum
7 136 (12.11%) Fintech
8 117 (10.42%) Web Development
9 112 (9.97%) OO
10 103 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
11 99 (8.82%) Asset Management
12 98 (8.73%) E-Commerce
13 93 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 93 (8.28%) Test Automation
14 92 (8.19%) Investment Management
14 92 (8.19%) Project Delivery
15 87 (7.75%) Computer Science
16 86 (7.66%) OOP
17 85 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (7.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 473 (42.12%) JavaScript
2 378 (33.66%) Python
3 367 (32.68%) SQL
4 366 (32.59%) Java
5 315 (28.05%) PHP
6 174 (15.49%) TypeScript
7 150 (13.36%) C#
8 81 (7.21%) Go
9 68 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 62 (5.52%) Ruby
11 49 (4.36%) Perl
12 39 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 36 (3.21%) Scala
14 35 (3.12%) C++
14 35 (3.12%) ES6
15 30 (2.67%) Java 8
16 29 (2.58%) Groovy
17 24 (2.14%) T-SQL
18 23 (2.05%) PHP 7
19 22 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (9.97%) Degree
2 41 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.27%) CCNA
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.27%) MCSA
8 3 (0.27%) PhD
8 3 (0.27%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.089%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.089%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.56%) QA
2 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.36%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.27%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.18%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) PSD2
7 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 332 (29.56%) Docker
2 14 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.62%) HDFS
6 5 (0.45%) LXC
6 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.27%) Ceph
7 3 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.27%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.089%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.089%) NFS
9 1 (0.089%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 243 (21.64%) Kubernetes
2 127 (11.31%) Terraform
3 68 (6.06%) Ansible
4 54 (4.81%) Puppet
5 48 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (2.23%) Grafana
8 20 (1.78%) Prometheus
9 14 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (0.98%) Istio
10 11 (0.98%) Kibana
11 8 (0.71%) Nagios
12 7 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
13 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.36%) Rancher
15 3 (0.27%) Icinga
15 3 (0.27%) SCCM
15 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.18%) yum
Vendors
1 207 (18.43%) Oracle
2 148 (13.18%) Google
3 84 (7.48%) Sybase
4 67 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 22 (1.96%) Zend
6 19 (1.69%) VMware
7 15 (1.34%) Facebook
8 13 (1.16%) Talend
9 12 (1.07%) Adobe
10 10 (0.89%) Aareon
10 10 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (0.89%) Stackify
10 10 (0.89%) Sun
11 8 (0.71%) Cisco
11 8 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.71%) SAP
11 8 (0.71%) Teradata
12 7 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.62%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.62%) Percona