Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 104 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -7
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,720 867 1,884
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.81% 3.08% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.96% 10.92% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 867 710 1,617
10th Percentile £42,200 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £61,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.75% +3.39%
75th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £116,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 14,378 7,943 16,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.86% 28.19% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,687 6,430 13,929
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £53,188 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -51 117 £70,000 - 86
West London +1 57 £55,000 -16.98% 22
East London -2 19 £75,000 +66.67% 23
South London +3 12 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North London +18 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 866 (50.35%) AWS
2 745 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 737 (42.85%) JavaScript
4 622 (36.16%) Docker
5 585 (34.01%) Microservices
6 554 (32.21%) PHP
7 553 (32.15%) Python
8 526 (30.58%) PostgreSQL
9 503 (29.24%) Java
10 500 (29.07%) SQL
11 488 (28.37%) React
12 467 (27.15%) Software Engineering
13 448 (26.05%) HTML
14 429 (24.94%) Kubernetes
15 423 (24.59%) CSS
16 419 (24.36%) Node.js
17 410 (23.84%) Full Stack Development
18 402 (23.37%) Git (software)
19 363 (21.10%) Serverless
20 357 (20.76%) Social Skills
21 354 (20.58%) Relational Database
22 344 (20.00%) DevOps
23 331 (19.24%) Finance
24 326 (18.95%) Web Services
25 324 (18.84%) Redis
26 316 (18.37%) SQL Server
27 300 (17.44%) Linux
28 297 (17.27%) Scrum
29 289 (16.80%) TypeScript
30 280 (16.28%) NoSQL

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
1 202 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
2 125 (7.27%) Apache
3 93 (5.41%) CMS
4 71 (4.13%) Drupal
5 65 (3.78%) nginx
6 60 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 52 (3.02%) WordPress
8 49 (2.85%) Apache Solr
9 36 (2.09%) Apache Spark
10 31 (1.80%) IIS
11 28 (1.63%) Confluence
12 18 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 16 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.52%) JBoss
15 9 (0.52%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.35%) Traefik
Applications
1 15 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.58%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.12%) Sketch
8 1 (0.058%) GIMP
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Magento
2 9 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.47%) Shopify
4 2 (0.12%) Relativity
4 2 (0.12%) Summit
4 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.12%) Workfront
5 1 (0.058%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.058%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.058%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.058%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 866 (50.35%) AWS
2 363 (21.10%) Serverless
3 279 (16.22%) AWS Lambda
4 227 (13.20%) Azure
5 211 (12.27%) GCP
6 207 (12.03%) Amazon EC2
7 181 (10.52%) SaaS
8 127 (7.38%) GitHub
9 126 (7.33%) Amazon S3
10 107 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 103 (5.99%) Amazon ECS
12 90 (5.23%) Amazon EKS
12 90 (5.23%) Amazon SQS
13 47 (2.73%) AWS Fargate
14 42 (2.44%) Amazon Cognito
15 40 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 34 (1.98%) AWS Step Functions
17 31 (1.80%) PaaS
18 30 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 107 (6.22%) HTTP
2 46 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.62%) DNS
4 34 (1.98%) Firewall
5 19 (1.10%) AMQP
6 18 (1.05%) Internet
7 16 (0.93%) LAN
7 16 (0.93%) SMTP
7 16 (0.93%) WAN
8 12 (0.70%) SSL
9 10 (0.58%) SNMP
10 9 (0.52%) IPv4
11 8 (0.47%) DHCP
12 7 (0.41%) Network Security
13 5 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.23%) Broadband
14 4 (0.23%) MQTT
14 4 (0.23%) VLAN
15 3 (0.17%) FTP
15 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (30.58%) PostgreSQL
2 354 (20.58%) Relational Database
3 324 (18.84%) Redis
4 316 (18.37%) SQL Server
5 280 (16.28%) NoSQL
6 232 (13.49%) MongoDB
7 217 (12.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 159 (9.24%) Amazon Aurora
9 126 (7.33%) Amazon RDS
10 107 (6.22%) RDBMS
11 87 (5.06%) MariaDB
12 67 (3.90%) Big Data
13 51 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (2.67%) Hadoop
15 34 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 26 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
16 26 (1.51%) BigQuery
16 26 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (1.45%) Oracle Database
18 23 (1.34%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 402 (23.37%) Git (software)
2 129 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 115 (6.69%) JIRA
4 101 (5.87%) GitLab
5 59 (3.43%) CircleCI
6 57 (3.31%) webpack
7 56 (3.26%) Bitbucket
8 50 (2.91%) Selenium
9 41 (2.38%) Maven
10 40 (2.33%) JUnit
11 39 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 37 (2.15%) PHPUnit
13 34 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (1.74%) Log4Net
14 30 (1.74%) NUnit
15 28 (1.63%) Subversion
16 26 (1.51%) EasyMock
17 24 (1.40%) gulp
18 23 (1.34%) Gradle
19 21 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 357 (20.76%) Social Skills
2 331 (19.24%) Finance
3 127 (7.38%) Retail
4 124 (7.21%) Banking
5 118 (6.86%) Games
6 117 (6.80%) Marketing
7 89 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (2.38%) Law
9 27 (1.57%) Legal
10 25 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (1.40%) Advertising
12 15 (0.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (0.87%) Public Sector
13 12 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
13 12 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
14 11 (0.64%) Military
14 11 (0.64%) Public Speaking
14 11 (0.64%) Publishing
14 11 (0.64%) Wearables
15 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 840 (48.84%) Developer
2 277 (16.10%) Software Engineer
3 198 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 172 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 166 (9.65%) PHP Developer
6 122 (7.09%) Java Developer
7 88 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 76 (4.42%) Backend Developer
8 76 (4.42%) Java Engineer
9 74 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
10 71 (4.13%) Programmer
11 65 (3.78%) AWS Developer
11 65 (3.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 64 (3.72%) Python Engineer
13 61 (3.55%) Software Programmer
14 60 (3.49%) AWS Software Engineer
15 57 (3.31%) Python Developer
16 54 (3.14%) .NET Developer
17 48 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
18 43 (2.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (28.37%) React
2 448 (26.05%) HTML
3 423 (24.59%) CSS
4 419 (24.36%) Node.js
5 326 (18.95%) Web Services
6 277 (16.10%) REST
7 269 (15.64%) AngularJS
8 215 (12.50%) .NET
9 197 (11.45%) RESTful
10 192 (11.16%) Laravel
11 161 (9.36%) Spring
12 155 (9.01%) Symfony
13 138 (8.02%) .NET Core
14 135 (7.85%) HTML5
15 125 (7.27%) Vue.js
16 119 (6.92%) LAMP
17 118 (6.86%) GraphQL
18 106 (6.16%) Kafka
19 105 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
20 102 (5.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.95%) User Experience
2 84 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 78 (4.53%) Hedge funds
4 60 (3.49%) Pricing Data
5 59 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (3.08%) Legacy Systems
7 40 (2.33%) Cloud Native
8 37 (2.15%) Virtual Team
9 33 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.86%) NHS
11 30 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.57%) Clustering
12 27 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 26 (1.51%) Analytical Mindset
14 23 (1.34%) Legacy Applications
14 23 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.22%) Data Structures
16 20 (1.16%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 300 (17.44%) Linux
2 100 (5.81%) Windows
3 93 (5.41%) Unix
4 60 (3.49%) Android
5 40 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.51%) CentOS
7 24 (1.40%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.93%) Debian
10 14 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.29%) SUSE
13 5 (0.29%) VMS
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
16 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (34.01%) Microservices
3 467 (27.15%) Software Engineering
4 410 (23.84%) Full Stack Development
5 344 (20.00%) DevOps
6 297 (17.27%) Scrum
7 279 (16.22%) TDD
8 219 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 217 (12.62%) Test Automation
10 179 (10.41%) E-Commerce
11 172 (10.00%) Web Development
12 168 (9.77%) OO
13 167 (9.71%) Fintech
14 152 (8.84%) Open Source
15 149 (8.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 144 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
17 141 (8.20%) Mentoring
18 135 (7.85%) BDD
19 132 (7.67%) Analytics
20 129 (7.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 737 (42.85%) JavaScript
2 554 (32.21%) PHP
3 553 (32.15%) Python
4 503 (29.24%) Java
5 500 (29.07%) SQL
6 289 (16.80%) TypeScript
7 254 (14.77%) C#
8 181 (10.52%) Go
9 100 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 93 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 74 (4.30%) Perl
12 73 (4.24%) Ruby
13 57 (3.31%) PHP 7
14 53 (3.08%) ES6
15 51 (2.97%) C++
16 49 (2.85%) Scala
17 47 (2.73%) Java 8
18 37 (2.15%) C
19 32 (1.86%) Kotlin
20 26 (1.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 176 (10.23%) Degree
2 69 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.99%) Master's Degree
4 15 (0.87%) DBS Check
4 15 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.58%) CCNA
6 10 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.41%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.41%) MCSA
10 4 (0.23%) PMP
11 2 (0.12%) CITP
11 2 (0.12%) PhD
12 1 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.058%) MCP
12 1 (0.058%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.058%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.90%) QA
2 39 (2.27%) Accessibility
3 20 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.47%) ISO 13485
6 7 (0.41%) IEC 62304
7 5 (0.29%) Good Clinical Practice
7 5 (0.29%) HL7
7 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) PSD2
8 2 (0.12%) SLA
9 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.058%) GDPR
9 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 622 (36.16%) Docker
2 27 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.64%) ISA Server
5 9 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.41%) Ceph
7 7 (0.41%) Varnish
8 5 (0.29%) LXC
9 4 (0.23%) HDFS
10 3 (0.17%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.17%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.12%) vSphere
12 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.058%) KVM
12 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.058%) Xen
12 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 429 (24.94%) Kubernetes
2 250 (14.53%) Terraform
3 157 (9.13%) Ansible
4 115 (6.69%) Puppet
5 79 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (4.53%) Grafana
7 50 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
8 44 (2.56%) Prometheus
9 30 (1.74%) Opsgenie
10 28 (1.63%) Graphite
11 26 (1.51%) Graylog
12 19 (1.10%) Nagios
13 16 (0.93%) Kibana
14 14 (0.81%) Galera Cluster
14 14 (0.81%) linkerd
15 11 (0.64%) Mesos
16 10 (0.58%) Istio
16 10 (0.58%) SCCM
17 9 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.52%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 254 (14.77%) Oracle
2 192 (11.16%) Google
3 69 (4.01%) Sybase
4 61 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 46 (2.67%) Zend
6 39 (2.27%) VMware
7 26 (1.51%) Apple
7 26 (1.51%) Sony
8 22 (1.28%) Samsung
9 19 (1.10%) New Relic
10 18 (1.05%) Facebook
11 16 (0.93%) Adobe
11 16 (0.93%) IBM
12 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.76%) Percona
14 12 (0.70%) Stackify
14 12 (0.70%) YouTube
15 10 (0.58%) Alibaba
15 10 (0.58%) Cisco
15 10 (0.58%) Red Hat