Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 87 79
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,740 2,463 2,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.11% 3.58% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.96% 11.46% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 2,065 2,468
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 15,880 21,500 22,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.36% 31.21% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,153 17,088 17,712
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 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +4 473 £65,000 +8.33% 90
West London -29 67 £45,000 -10.00% 46
South London -16 48 £48,750 -18.75% 10
East London -1 18 £50,000 +5.26% 23
North London -7 5 £47,500 -20.83% 6
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 641 (36.84%) AWS
2 602 (34.60%) JavaScript
3 576 (33.10%) Python
4 560 (32.18%) PHP
5 537 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
6 513 (29.48%) Linux
7 507 (29.14%) Java
8 504 (28.97%) SQL
9 435 (25.00%) HTML
10 423 (24.31%) SQL Server
10 423 (24.31%) Finance
11 419 (24.08%) Git (software)
12 397 (22.82%) CSS
13 387 (22.24%) PostgreSQL
13 387 (22.24%) Docker
14 364 (20.92%) DevOps
15 338 (19.43%) Oracle
16 297 (17.07%) Microservices
17 283 (16.26%) Web Services
18 273 (15.69%) C#
19 268 (15.40%) Relational Database
20 266 (15.29%) Windows
21 259 (14.89%) NoSQL
22 257 (14.77%) TDD
23 251 (14.43%) Software Engineering
23 251 (14.43%) REST
24 247 (14.20%) .NET
25 236 (13.56%) Azure
26 218 (12.53%) MongoDB
27 213 (12.24%) React

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
1 164 (9.43%) Apache
2 130 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
3 95 (5.46%) nginx
4 78 (4.48%) WordPress
5 74 (4.25%) Apache Spark
6 64 (3.68%) Drupal
7 60 (3.45%) CMS
8 52 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 41 (2.36%) JBoss
10 36 (2.07%) IIS
11 33 (1.90%) SharePoint
12 30 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.26%) Confluence
14 22 (1.26%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
17 12 (0.69%) Tornado
18 11 (0.63%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.63%) Camunda
Applications
1 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.52%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) InDesign
7 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.057%) Sketch
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.21%) Magento
2 10 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.52%) Shopify
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.40%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.34%) PolarLake
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.057%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.057%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 641 (36.84%) AWS
2 236 (13.56%) Azure
3 180 (10.34%) GCP
4 121 (6.95%) SaaS
5 94 (5.40%) Serverless
6 88 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
7 86 (4.94%) GitHub
8 81 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
9 62 (3.56%) Amazon S3
10 56 (3.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 48 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
13 33 (1.90%) Power Platform
14 32 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 29 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
16 28 (1.61%) IaaS
17 24 (1.38%) OpenShift
18 23 (1.32%) Office 365
19 20 (1.15%) Heroku
20 17 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 109 (6.26%) TCP/IP
2 86 (4.94%) HTTP
3 72 (4.14%) Firewall
4 57 (3.28%) DNS
5 41 (2.36%) Internet
6 39 (2.24%) HTTPS
7 24 (1.38%) LAN
7 24 (1.38%) WAN
8 23 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 23 (1.32%) IPsec
8 23 (1.32%) SMTP
9 21 (1.21%) Wireless
10 20 (1.15%) MPLS
11 19 (1.09%) Network Security
12 18 (1.03%) SNMP
13 17 (0.98%) IGMP
13 17 (0.98%) Multicast
13 17 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
13 17 (0.98%) WLAN
14 16 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 387 (22.24%) PostgreSQL
3 268 (15.40%) Relational Database
4 259 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 218 (12.53%) MongoDB
6 140 (8.05%) Redis
7 103 (5.92%) RDBMS
8 102 (5.86%) Big Data
9 95 (5.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 87 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 79 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
12 73 (4.20%) MariaDB
13 64 (3.68%) Amazon Aurora
14 55 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 52 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (2.87%) Apache Hive
17 48 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 43 (2.47%) BigQuery
20 35 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 419 (24.08%) Git (software)
2 147 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 99 (5.69%) JIRA
4 70 (4.02%) Subversion
5 58 (3.33%) Selenium
6 52 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 44 (2.53%) Maven
8 43 (2.47%) Eclipse
9 35 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (1.84%) Cucumber
11 31 (1.78%) JUnit
12 27 (1.55%) SpecFlow
13 25 (1.44%) GitLab
14 24 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (1.38%) NUnit
15 23 (1.32%) gulp
15 23 (1.32%) Vagrant
15 23 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (1.15%) Gradle
17 19 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 423 (24.31%) Finance
2 133 (7.64%) Banking
3 90 (5.17%) Marketing
4 80 (4.60%) Retail
5 44 (2.53%) Front Office
6 43 (2.47%) Games
7 40 (2.30%) Advertising
8 38 (2.18%) Law
9 35 (2.01%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.92%) Public Sector
12 16 (0.92%) Publishing
13 14 (0.80%) Back Office
14 12 (0.69%) Billing
15 10 (0.57%) Legal
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.29%) Police
18 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 998 (57.36%) Developer
2 258 (14.83%) PHP Developer
3 227 (13.05%) Senior Developer
4 194 (11.15%) Java Developer
5 144 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 124 (7.13%) Software Engineer
7 114 (6.55%) Python Developer
8 81 (4.66%) .NET Developer
9 80 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 78 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 76 (4.37%) C# Developer
12 67 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
13 65 (3.74%) Data Engineer
14 63 (3.62%) Software Developer
15 62 (3.56%) Administrator
15 62 (3.56%) Backend Developer
15 62 (3.56%) Java Engineer
16 59 (3.39%) Senior PHP Developer
17 54 (3.10%) Python Engineer
18 53 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (25.00%) HTML
2 397 (22.82%) CSS
3 283 (16.26%) Web Services
4 251 (14.43%) REST
5 247 (14.20%) .NET
6 213 (12.24%) React
7 202 (11.61%) AngularJS
8 196 (11.26%) Node.js
9 190 (10.92%) Spring
10 177 (10.17%) RESTful
11 165 (9.48%) LAMP
12 152 (8.74%) jQuery
13 139 (7.99%) Symfony
14 130 (7.47%) XML
15 128 (7.36%) Laravel
16 112 (6.44%) HTML5
17 105 (6.03%) JSON
18 94 (5.40%) CSS3
18 94 (5.40%) Spring Boot
19 85 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.60%) User Experience
4 64 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 39 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 39 (2.24%) Clustering
6 39 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 34 (1.95%) Cloud Native
8 34 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (1.90%) Replication
10 32 (1.84%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
10 32 (1.84%) Private Cloud
11 31 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
12 29 (1.67%) Pricing Data
13 26 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.49%) Management Information System
14 25 (1.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 513 (29.48%) Linux
2 266 (15.29%) Windows
3 170 (9.77%) Unix
4 75 (4.31%) CentOS
5 74 (4.25%) Ubuntu
6 59 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 28 (1.61%) Android
9 25 (1.44%) Mac OS
10 19 (1.09%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.57%) Solaris
15 6 (0.34%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.057%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (20.92%) DevOps
3 297 (17.07%) Microservices
4 257 (14.77%) TDD
5 251 (14.43%) Software Engineering
6 200 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (10.11%) OO
8 166 (9.54%) Web Development
9 161 (9.25%) Scrum
10 160 (9.20%) MVC
11 156 (8.97%) Fintech
12 152 (8.74%) Test Automation
13 151 (8.68%) Analytics
14 145 (8.33%) BDD
15 140 (8.05%) OOP
16 139 (7.99%) Computer Science
16 139 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
17 125 (7.18%) Unit Testing
18 119 (6.84%) Open Source
19 115 (6.61%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 602 (34.60%) JavaScript
2 576 (33.10%) Python
3 560 (32.18%) PHP
4 507 (29.14%) Java
5 504 (28.97%) SQL
6 273 (15.69%) C#
7 198 (11.38%) Bash Shell
8 145 (8.33%) Ruby
9 113 (6.49%) PowerShell
10 112 (6.44%) Java 8
11 64 (3.68%) Perl
11 64 (3.68%) TypeScript
12 63 (3.62%) Scala
13 61 (3.51%) Go
14 44 (2.53%) VBA
15 42 (2.41%) Shell Script
16 38 (2.18%) PHP 7
17 37 (2.13%) Groovy
18 35 (2.01%) PHP 5
19 34 (1.95%) R
Qualifications
1 143 (8.22%) Degree
2 82 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.80%) CCNP
4 14 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (0.80%) PhD
5 10 (0.57%) CCDP
6 9 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.29%) MCSE
7 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.29%) RHCE
7 5 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.23%) CCNA
8 4 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.23%) VCP5
8 4 (0.23%) VCP6
9 3 (0.17%) CISSP
10 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.23%) QA
2 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.29%) GDPR
3 5 (0.29%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.057%) WAI
System Software
1 387 (22.24%) Docker
2 37 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.38%) KVM
5 22 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.63%) Varnish
9 10 (0.57%) DRBD
9 10 (0.57%) GlusterFS
10 7 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.40%) vSphere
11 6 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.34%) XenApp
12 5 (0.29%) vCloud
13 4 (0.23%) GridGain
13 4 (0.23%) iptables
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.17%) HDFS
15 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 191 (10.98%) Kubernetes
2 141 (8.10%) Ansible
3 121 (6.95%) Puppet
4 95 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (4.37%) Terraform
6 57 (3.28%) Grafana
7 32 (1.84%) Nagios
8 27 (1.55%) Kibana
9 25 (1.44%) Prometheus
10 21 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 20 (1.15%) HAProxy
12 17 (0.98%) Icinga
13 15 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (0.80%) Istio
15 11 (0.63%) Rancher
16 10 (0.57%) Galera Cluster
17 9 (0.52%) SCCM
18 8 (0.46%) Oozie
19 7 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
19 7 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 338 (19.43%) Oracle
2 163 (9.37%) Google
3 101 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 64 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 50 (2.87%) Zend
6 47 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 44 (2.53%) VMware
8 39 (2.24%) Sybase
9 34 (1.95%) Tableau
10 26 (1.49%) Cisco
11 23 (1.32%) CyberArk
12 20 (1.15%) Dell
13 18 (1.03%) Splunk
14 17 (0.98%) Sun
15 15 (0.86%) Apple
15 15 (0.86%) HP
16 14 (0.80%) Talend
17 13 (0.75%) New Relic
18 12 (0.69%) Percona
18 12 (0.69%) Sage