Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 94 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,364 2,109 2,913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.82% 3.46% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.32% 11.79% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 1,860 2,560
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 13,217 17,883 21,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.29% 29.33% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10,806 14,865 17,655
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -70 242 £68,750 +5.77% 84
West London -33 61 £60,000 +33.33% 38
East London +19 28 £50,000 - 21
North London +3 20 £55,000 +33.33% 2
South London -26 20 £62,500 +19.05% 4
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 583 (42.74%) AWS
2 543 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 535 (39.22%) SQL
4 530 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
5 405 (29.69%) SQL Server
6 403 (29.55%) PHP
7 370 (27.13%) Finance
7 370 (27.13%) Microservices
8 363 (26.61%) Java
9 362 (26.54%) Git (software)
10 358 (26.25%) Linux
11 339 (24.85%) Software Engineering
12 336 (24.63%) Docker
13 325 (23.83%) Python
14 320 (23.46%) Azure
15 304 (22.29%) PostgreSQL
16 302 (22.14%) HTML
17 293 (21.48%) React
18 287 (21.04%) C#
19 285 (20.89%) TDD
20 281 (20.60%) MongoDB
21 280 (20.53%) NoSQL
22 268 (19.65%) DevOps
22 268 (19.65%) .NET
23 251 (18.40%) CSS
24 236 (17.30%) Web Services
25 233 (17.08%) Kubernetes
26 218 (15.98%) AngularJS
27 215 (15.76%) Relational Database
28 196 (14.37%) Oracle

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 78 (5.72%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (4.11%) Apache
3 45 (3.30%) Drupal
4 39 (2.86%) WordPress
5 38 (2.79%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.13%) CMS
7 29 (2.13%) nginx
8 26 (1.91%) Confluence
9 23 (1.69%) IIS
10 22 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
11 14 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.95%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.81%) Luigi
14 10 (0.73%) SAS
14 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.66%) JBoss
16 7 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.44%) Tornado
Applications
1 25 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Magento
2 5 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.29%) Actimize
3 4 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
3 4 (0.29%) iTrent
4 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) Eikon
5 2 (0.15%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.073%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 583 (42.74%) AWS
2 320 (23.46%) Azure
3 85 (6.23%) GCP
3 85 (6.23%) SaaS
4 56 (4.11%) Serverless
5 48 (3.52%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (3.01%) GitHub
8 37 (2.71%) Amazon S3
9 24 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
9 24 (1.76%) Power Platform
10 23 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
12 21 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
13 19 (1.39%) PaaS
14 17 (1.25%) Office 365
15 15 (1.10%) Heroku
16 14 (1.03%) Slack
17 13 (0.95%) IaaS
18 12 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.23%) HTTP
3 38 (2.79%) Internet
4 33 (2.42%) DNS
5 25 (1.83%) Firewall
6 15 (1.10%) LAN
6 15 (1.10%) WAN
7 12 (0.88%) SMTP
7 12 (0.88%) SNMP
7 12 (0.88%) VoIP
7 12 (0.88%) VPN
7 12 (0.88%) Wireless
7 12 (0.88%) WLAN
8 9 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.66%) IGMP
8 9 (0.66%) Multicast
8 9 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
9 7 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 304 (22.29%) PostgreSQL
3 281 (20.60%) MongoDB
4 280 (20.53%) NoSQL
5 215 (15.76%) Relational Database
6 179 (13.12%) Redis
7 80 (5.87%) RDBMS
8 79 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 75 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 56 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (4.03%) Big Data
12 51 (3.74%) Amazon Aurora
13 43 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 41 (3.01%) MariaDB
15 40 (2.93%) Hadoop
16 39 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
17 37 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
17 37 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 35 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 362 (26.54%) Git (software)
2 141 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 87 (6.38%) JIRA
4 77 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 68 (4.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 65 (4.77%) PHPUnit
7 52 (3.81%) MSBuild
8 50 (3.67%) Selenium
8 50 (3.67%) Subversion
9 38 (2.79%) Bitbucket
9 38 (2.79%) webpack
10 32 (2.35%) Vagrant
11 27 (1.98%) JUnit
12 26 (1.91%) Eclipse
13 23 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.54%) Maven
15 16 (1.17%) Gradle
15 16 (1.17%) Postman
15 16 (1.17%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 370 (27.13%) Finance
2 117 (8.58%) Front Office
3 68 (4.99%) Banking
3 68 (4.99%) Marketing
4 64 (4.69%) Public Sector
5 58 (4.25%) Retail
6 34 (2.49%) Games
7 30 (2.20%) Advertising
8 11 (0.81%) Billing
8 11 (0.81%) Russian Language
8 11 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.73%) Back Office
9 10 (0.73%) Retail Finance
10 9 (0.66%) iGaming
10 9 (0.66%) Legal
11 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.51%) Automotive
12 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 794 (58.21%) Developer
2 196 (14.37%) PHP Developer
3 181 (13.27%) Software Engineer
4 174 (12.76%) Senior Developer
5 126 (9.24%) Java Developer
6 118 (8.65%) .NET Developer
7 92 (6.74%) Java Engineer
8 90 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 88 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 73 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 66 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 64 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
13 60 (4.40%) Senior PHP Developer
14 59 (4.33%) Software Developer
15 58 (4.25%) Web Developer
16 50 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
16 50 (3.67%) Data Engineer
16 50 (3.67%) Python Developer
17 42 (3.08%) F# Developer
18 41 (3.01%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (22.14%) HTML
2 293 (21.48%) React
3 268 (19.65%) .NET
4 251 (18.40%) CSS
5 236 (17.30%) Web Services
6 218 (15.98%) AngularJS
7 170 (12.46%) Node.js
8 157 (11.51%) .NET Core
9 151 (11.07%) REST
10 141 (10.34%) Symfony
11 138 (10.12%) RESTful
12 122 (8.94%) ASP.NET
13 112 (8.21%) jQuery
14 107 (7.84%) LAMP
14 107 (7.84%) Laravel
15 104 (7.62%) HTML5
16 96 (7.04%) Spring
17 85 (6.23%) Vue.js
18 72 (5.28%) CSS3
19 70 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.40%) User Experience
2 60 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.81%) Replication
4 51 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 41 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 35 (2.57%) Cloud Native
8 32 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (2.27%) Pricing Data
10 23 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (1.39%) Clustering
13 19 (1.39%) Private Cloud
14 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.25%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.88%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 358 (26.25%) Linux
2 126 (9.24%) Unix
3 105 (7.70%) Windows
4 56 (4.11%) Mac OS X
5 45 (3.30%) CentOS
6 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.76%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.61%) Android
10 21 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.66%) Debian
14 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.37%) Solaris
15 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (27.13%) Microservices
3 339 (24.85%) Software Engineering
4 285 (20.89%) TDD
5 268 (19.65%) DevOps
6 175 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
7 174 (12.76%) Test Automation
8 172 (12.61%) Scrum
9 167 (12.24%) Machine Learning
10 145 (10.63%) OO
11 137 (10.04%) Mentoring
11 137 (10.04%) Web Development
12 135 (9.90%) Computer Science
13 132 (9.68%) BDD
14 128 (9.38%) OOP
15 114 (8.36%) Artificial Intelligence
16 113 (8.28%) Open Source
17 103 (7.55%) Analytics
18 102 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
19 100 (7.33%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 543 (39.81%) JavaScript
2 535 (39.22%) SQL
3 403 (29.55%) PHP
4 363 (26.61%) Java
5 325 (23.83%) Python
6 287 (21.04%) C#
7 174 (12.76%) Bash Shell
8 123 (9.02%) F#
9 87 (6.38%) Java 8
10 81 (5.94%) Perl
11 79 (5.79%) Ruby
12 75 (5.50%) Go
13 56 (4.11%) TypeScript
14 54 (3.96%) PowerShell
15 46 (3.37%) ES6
15 46 (3.37%) Scala
16 42 (3.08%) T-SQL
17 36 (2.64%) C++
18 34 (2.49%) PHP 7
19 30 (2.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 136 (9.97%) Degree
2 74 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.37%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) ACCA
6 2 (0.15%) CCNP
6 2 (0.15%) CEH
6 2 (0.15%) CIMA
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.15%) CISSP
6 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) GCIA
6 2 (0.15%) GCIH
6 2 (0.15%) GIAC
6 2 (0.15%) GSEC
6 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.15%) PMP
6 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.84%) QA
2 15 (1.10%) GDPR
3 12 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) Basel II
6 4 (0.29%) Basel III
7 3 (0.22%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 336 (24.63%) Docker
2 44 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.57%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.32%) XenApp
5 8 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.59%) KVM
6 6 (0.44%) Kamailio
6 6 (0.44%) vSphere
7 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.29%) zsh
9 3 (0.22%) Varnish
10 2 (0.15%) LXC
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Postfix
10 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.073%) GridGain
11 1 (0.073%) iptables
Systems Management
1 233 (17.08%) Kubernetes
2 99 (7.26%) Ansible
3 78 (5.72%) Puppet
4 65 (4.77%) Terraform
5 39 (2.86%) Grafana
6 36 (2.64%) Kibana
7 32 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (1.91%) Nagios
9 15 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.95%) Oozie
11 12 (0.88%) Packer
12 8 (0.59%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.59%) Salt
13 6 (0.44%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.44%) Mesos
14 5 (0.37%) Matomo
14 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.29%) Chronos
16 3 (0.22%) cPanel
16 3 (0.22%) Icinga
Vendors
1 196 (14.37%) Oracle
2 80 (5.87%) Google
3 70 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.81%) VMware
5 45 (3.30%) Zend
6 42 (3.08%) Sybase
7 27 (1.98%) Tableau
8 22 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.39%) Cisco
9 19 (1.39%) Citrix
10 16 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.88%) New Relic
13 10 (0.73%) Adobe
13 10 (0.73%) CyberArk
13 10 (0.73%) EXASOL
14 9 (0.66%) Carbon Black
15 8 (0.59%) Sun
16 7 (0.51%) McAfee
16 7 (0.51%) SAP