Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 93 77
Rank change year-on-year -25 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,518 2,335 3,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.78% 3.49% 4.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.85% 11.55% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,278 1,945 2,542
London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +6.31% +0.91%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 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 15,411 20,222 21,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.23% 30.20% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12,756 16,504 17,602
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -26 367 £70,000 +12.00% 85
West London -35 59 £58,000 +16.00% 54
South London -28 39 £55,000 +2.33% 9
East London -9 16 £52,500 - 29
North London -9 7 £55,000 -8.33% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 588 (38.74%) AWS
2 534 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 512 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 491 (32.35%) SQL
5 471 (31.03%) Java
6 468 (30.83%) PHP
7 435 (28.66%) Python
8 408 (26.88%) Linux
9 396 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 389 (25.63%) HTML
11 380 (25.03%) PostgreSQL
12 369 (24.31%) SQL Server
13 367 (24.18%) Finance
14 357 (23.52%) Docker
15 334 (22.00%) CSS
16 309 (20.36%) DevOps
17 302 (19.89%) Microservices
18 289 (19.04%) Relational Database
18 289 (19.04%) Oracle
19 255 (16.80%) Web Services
20 252 (16.60%) TDD
21 242 (15.94%) Software Engineering
22 241 (15.88%) C#
23 226 (14.89%) NoSQL
24 221 (14.56%) REST
25 216 (14.23%) React
26 203 (13.37%) .NET
27 197 (12.98%) Windows
28 192 (12.65%) Azure
29 187 (12.32%) Bash Shell

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
1 129 (8.50%) Elasticsearch
2 97 (6.39%) Apache
3 65 (4.28%) nginx
4 56 (3.69%) WordPress
5 54 (3.56%) Apache Spark
6 47 (3.10%) Drupal
7 42 (2.77%) CMS
8 34 (2.24%) IIS
9 30 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 30 (1.98%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.58%) JBoss
11 21 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
12 18 (1.19%) Confluence
13 17 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 15 (0.99%) Luigi
15 14 (0.92%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.72%) Tornado
17 10 (0.66%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.59%) WebLogic
19 4 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.066%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Magento
2 9 (0.59%) Shopify
3 6 (0.40%) PolarLake
4 5 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.20%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.20%) Q-Pulse
5 3 (0.20%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.13%) Eikon
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 588 (38.74%) AWS
2 192 (12.65%) Azure
3 141 (9.29%) GCP
4 103 (6.79%) SaaS
5 89 (5.86%) GitHub
6 84 (5.53%) Serverless
7 79 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
8 78 (5.14%) AWS Lambda
9 59 (3.89%) Amazon S3
10 53 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 44 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
12 28 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (1.65%) Power Platform
14 22 (1.45%) Heroku
15 21 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
15 21 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
16 20 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (1.05%) CloudFront
17 16 (1.05%) IaaS
17 16 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.27%) HTTP
2 75 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 47 (3.10%) Internet
4 34 (2.24%) Firewall
5 33 (2.17%) HTTPS
6 30 (1.98%) SMTP
6 30 (1.98%) Wireless
7 29 (1.91%) DNS
7 29 (1.91%) LAN
7 29 (1.91%) WAN
8 27 (1.78%) SNMP
9 26 (1.71%) IGMP
9 26 (1.71%) Multicast
9 26 (1.71%) Structured Cabling
9 26 (1.71%) WLAN
10 16 (1.05%) BGP
10 16 (1.05%) BGP-4
10 16 (1.05%) MPLS
10 16 (1.05%) OSPF
11 14 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (25.03%) PostgreSQL
2 369 (24.31%) SQL Server
3 289 (19.04%) Relational Database
4 226 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 183 (12.06%) MongoDB
6 125 (8.23%) RDBMS
7 103 (6.79%) Redis
8 96 (6.32%) Amazon Aurora
9 86 (5.67%) Big Data
10 71 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
11 70 (4.61%) Hadoop
12 60 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 60 (3.95%) MariaDB
13 57 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (2.83%) BigQuery
16 41 (2.70%) Apache Hive
17 36 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
18 34 (2.24%) Flink
19 31 (2.04%) Presto
Development Applications
1 396 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 174 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 79 (5.20%) JIRA
4 76 (5.01%) Subversion
5 64 (4.22%) Selenium
6 57 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 41 (2.70%) PHPUnit
8 39 (2.57%) Eclipse
9 36 (2.37%) Maven
10 35 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (2.31%) JUnit
11 26 (1.71%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.58%) Vagrant
13 23 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.52%) NUnit
14 22 (1.45%) GitLab
14 22 (1.45%) webpack
15 21 (1.38%) TeamCity
16 20 (1.32%) Gradle
16 20 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 367 (24.18%) Finance
2 114 (7.51%) Banking
3 80 (5.27%) Marketing
4 68 (4.48%) Retail
5 53 (3.49%) Games
6 38 (2.50%) Front Office
7 30 (1.98%) Advertising
8 24 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.25%) Public Sector
11 18 (1.19%) Billing
12 13 (0.86%) Law
13 11 (0.72%) Automotive
13 11 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.72%) Legal
14 10 (0.66%) Back Office
14 10 (0.66%) Publishing
15 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.40%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 921 (60.67%) Developer
2 261 (17.19%) Senior Developer
3 231 (15.22%) PHP Developer
4 209 (13.77%) Java Developer
5 152 (10.01%) Software Engineer
6 106 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 97 (6.39%) Java Engineer
8 96 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 92 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
10 87 (5.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 82 (5.40%) Java Software Engineer
12 74 (4.87%) Senior PHP Developer
13 73 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
14 69 (4.55%) AWS Developer
14 69 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
15 67 (4.41%) .NET Developer
15 67 (4.41%) C# Developer
16 64 (4.22%) Software Developer
17 63 (4.15%) Lead Developer
18 59 (3.89%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (25.63%) HTML
2 334 (22.00%) CSS
3 255 (16.80%) Web Services
4 221 (14.56%) REST
5 216 (14.23%) React
6 203 (13.37%) .NET
7 185 (12.19%) AngularJS
8 164 (10.80%) Spring
8 164 (10.80%) Symfony
9 149 (9.82%) Node.js
10 144 (9.49%) jQuery
11 136 (8.96%) RESTful
12 114 (7.51%) LAMP
13 110 (7.25%) HTML5
13 110 (7.25%) Laravel
14 95 (6.26%) Vue.js
14 95 (6.26%) XML
15 87 (5.73%) J2EE
16 80 (5.27%) gRPC
17 77 (5.07%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
2 81 (5.34%) User Experience
3 76 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.28%) Pricing Data
5 50 (3.29%) Replication
6 47 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.70%) Clustering
8 38 (2.50%) Cloud Native
9 36 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 34 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
11 32 (2.11%) Algorithms
11 32 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
12 31 (2.04%) Data Structures
13 29 (1.91%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.71%) IPTV
14 26 (1.71%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.71%) MPEG
15 23 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (1.52%) Management Information System
16 22 (1.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 408 (26.88%) Linux
2 197 (12.98%) Windows
3 121 (7.97%) Unix
4 54 (3.56%) CentOS
5 48 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 47 (3.10%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.45%) Android
9 17 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.79%) Solaris
10 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.53%) Debian
12 8 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.20%) VyOS
16 1 (0.066%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (20.36%) DevOps
3 302 (19.89%) Microservices
4 252 (16.60%) TDD
5 242 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 174 (11.46%) OO
7 167 (11.00%) Web Development
8 157 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 152 (10.01%) Fintech
9 152 (10.01%) Scrum
10 147 (9.68%) OOP
11 143 (9.42%) Computer Science
12 134 (8.83%) Test Automation
13 130 (8.56%) MVC
14 129 (8.50%) BDD
15 127 (8.37%) Analytics
16 125 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (6.32%) SDLC
18 90 (5.93%) Machine Learning
19 89 (5.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 512 (33.73%) JavaScript
2 491 (32.35%) SQL
3 471 (31.03%) Java
4 468 (30.83%) PHP
5 435 (28.66%) Python
6 241 (15.88%) C#
7 187 (12.32%) Bash Shell
8 113 (7.44%) Ruby
9 96 (6.32%) Java 8
10 86 (5.67%) PowerShell
11 67 (4.41%) Perl
12 66 (4.35%) Go
13 57 (3.75%) TypeScript
14 52 (3.43%) Scala
15 36 (2.37%) VBA
16 35 (2.31%) R
17 34 (2.24%) ES6
18 33 (2.17%) F#
19 31 (2.04%) Groovy
19 31 (2.04%) Lua
Qualifications
1 149 (9.82%) Degree
2 82 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.86%) PhD
4 11 (0.72%) CCNP
4 11 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.66%) CCDP
5 10 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.066%) CCNA
9 1 (0.066%) CISSP
9 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.066%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.066%) MCSE
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.066%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.22%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) GDPR
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.066%) WAI
System Software
1 357 (23.52%) Docker
2 25 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.66%) DRBD
5 10 (0.66%) GlusterFS
5 10 (0.66%) KVM
6 9 (0.59%) Varnish
7 8 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.40%) GridGain
8 6 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.40%) XenApp
9 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.26%) iptables
11 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.20%) Postfix
11 3 (0.20%) vSphere
12 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.066%) HDFS
13 1 (0.066%) NFS
Systems Management
1 184 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 132 (8.70%) Ansible
3 114 (7.51%) Puppet
4 78 (5.14%) Terraform
5 71 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (3.62%) Grafana
7 40 (2.64%) Nagios
8 30 (1.98%) Kibana
9 28 (1.84%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.25%) HAProxy
11 17 (1.12%) Icinga
11 17 (1.12%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.99%) Oozie
13 10 (0.66%) Galera Cluster
13 10 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.59%) Istio
14 9 (0.59%) Rancher
15 8 (0.53%) Packer
16 6 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
17 4 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 289 (19.04%) Oracle
2 144 (9.49%) Google
3 73 (4.81%) Sybase
4 66 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 47 (3.10%) Zend
6 43 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 40 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (2.31%) Cisco
9 31 (2.04%) VMware
10 23 (1.52%) Tableau
11 17 (1.12%) CyberArk
11 17 (1.12%) New Relic
12 14 (0.92%) Percona
13 12 (0.79%) Splunk
14 11 (0.72%) Apple
15 10 (0.66%) Extreme Networks
15 10 (0.66%) Talend
16 9 (0.59%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.59%) Facebook
16 9 (0.59%) Sun