Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 116 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -25 -10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 556 1,540 2,368
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.83% 2.83% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.89% 9.82% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 523 1,381 2,062
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £85,000
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 5,621 15,688 21,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.63% 28.80% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,738 12,989 16,787
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 135 £70,000 - 45
East London +30 17 £56,250 +12.50% 14
West London +41 13 £75,000 +24.48% 27
South London +19 4 £50,000 +2.56% 2
North London +31 3 £51,250 -8.89% 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 267 (48.02%) AWS
2 225 (40.47%) Python
3 204 (36.69%) SQL
4 199 (35.79%) JavaScript
5 188 (33.81%) DevOps
6 184 (33.09%) PostgreSQL
7 179 (32.19%) SQL Server
8 177 (31.83%) Docker
9 173 (31.12%) Java
10 172 (30.94%) Microservices
11 163 (29.32%) PHP
12 155 (27.88%) Kubernetes
13 154 (27.70%) Finance
14 145 (26.08%) Azure
15 134 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
16 125 (22.48%) GCP
17 119 (21.40%) Web Services
18 118 (21.22%) Apache
19 115 (20.68%) Jenkins
20 114 (20.50%) HTML
20 114 (20.50%) CSS
21 112 (20.14%) TDD
22 110 (19.78%) Serverless
23 105 (18.88%) Google
24 99 (17.81%) Linux
24 99 (17.81%) AWS Lambda
24 99 (17.81%) Mentoring
25 97 (17.45%) Git (software)
26 93 (16.73%) Oracle
27 91 (16.37%) Software Engineering

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
1 118 (21.22%) Apache
2 38 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (4.68%) Moodle
4 21 (3.78%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.70%) nginx
6 12 (2.16%) WordPress
7 8 (1.44%) CMS
7 8 (1.44%) IIS
8 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.72%) Drupal
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.54%) Confluence
11 2 (0.36%) Jetty
11 2 (0.36%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.18%) Resin
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.18%) InVision
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Sketch
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.42%) Magento
2 8 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.54%) Shopify
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 267 (48.02%) AWS
2 145 (26.08%) Azure
3 125 (22.48%) GCP
4 110 (19.78%) Serverless
5 99 (17.81%) AWS Lambda
6 91 (16.37%) Amazon ECS
7 64 (11.51%) Apigee
8 32 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (4.50%) Amazon S3
10 23 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (3.78%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (2.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (2.16%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.98%) SaaS
14 9 (1.62%) Amazon EKS
14 9 (1.62%) GitHub
15 7 (1.26%) Heroku
15 7 (1.26%) PaaS
16 6 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.70%) Firewall
2 13 (2.34%) DNS
3 6 (1.08%) HTTP
3 6 (1.08%) SSH
3 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.72%) LAN
4 4 (0.72%) SNMP
4 4 (0.72%) WAN
5 3 (0.54%) Skype
5 3 (0.54%) VPN
6 2 (0.36%) IPsec
6 2 (0.36%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.36%) SMPP
6 2 (0.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.18%) AMQP
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (33.09%) PostgreSQL
2 179 (32.19%) SQL Server
3 90 (16.19%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (15.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 71 (12.77%) MongoDB
6 59 (10.61%) Redis
7 56 (10.07%) Relational Database
8 39 (7.01%) Big Data
9 37 (6.65%) NoSQL
10 33 (5.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (3.60%) BigQuery
13 18 (3.24%) Looker
14 16 (2.88%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.70%) MariaDB
15 15 (2.70%) RDBMS
16 12 (2.16%) Data Lake
16 12 (2.16%) Power BI
17 9 (1.62%) Amazon Aurora
17 9 (1.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 115 (20.68%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.45%) Git (software)
3 71 (12.77%) GitLab
4 62 (11.15%) Artifactory
5 17 (3.06%) Selenium
6 11 (1.98%) Cypress.io
6 11 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.80%) JIRA
8 9 (1.62%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.62%) Codeship
9 8 (1.44%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.26%) Subversion
10 7 (1.26%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.26%) webpack
11 6 (1.08%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.08%) GoCD
11 6 (1.08%) gulp
11 6 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 154 (27.70%) Finance
2 90 (16.19%) Banking
3 69 (12.41%) Back Office
4 28 (5.04%) Marketing
5 15 (2.70%) Retail
6 11 (1.98%) Games
7 8 (1.44%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.26%) Advertising
8 7 (1.26%) Front Office
8 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.08%) Legal
9 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.08%) Publishing
10 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.90%) German Language
11 4 (0.72%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 246 (44.24%) Developer
2 80 (14.39%) PHP Developer
3 64 (11.51%) Architect
4 56 (10.07%) Solutions Architect
5 54 (9.71%) AWS Architect
5 54 (9.71%) Cloud Architect
6 53 (9.53%) Data Architect
6 53 (9.53%) Java Architect
6 53 (9.53%) Java Solutions Architect
7 51 (9.17%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 50 (8.99%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 50 (8.99%) Software Engineer
9 45 (8.09%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 30 (5.40%) Data Engineer
11 30 (5.40%) Java Developer
12 29 (5.22%) Java Engineer
13 26 (4.68%) Moodle Developer
14 25 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (4.14%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (21.40%) Web Services
2 114 (20.50%) CSS
2 114 (20.50%) HTML
3 80 (14.39%) gRPC
4 77 (13.85%) React
5 68 (12.23%) Node.js
6 64 (11.51%) Swagger
7 62 (11.15%) AngularJS
8 61 (10.97%) REST
9 59 (10.61%) OAuth
10 54 (9.71%) .NET
11 46 (8.27%) Laravel
12 41 (7.37%) jQuery
13 33 (5.94%) Spring
13 33 (5.94%) Vue.js
14 32 (5.76%) Kafka
15 31 (5.58%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (5.22%) HTML5
16 29 (5.22%) LAMP
17 22 (3.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.21%) Hedge funds
2 29 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.68%) e-Learning
3 26 (4.68%) User Experience
4 17 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.34%) SCORM
6 12 (2.16%) Derivative
7 10 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.62%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.44%) Replication
10 7 (1.26%) Clustering
11 6 (1.08%) NHS
12 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.72%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.72%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.81%) Linux
2 48 (8.63%) Windows
3 17 (3.06%) Unix
4 9 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.44%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.26%) Debian
7 6 (1.08%) CentOS
7 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.72%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (33.81%) DevOps
2 172 (30.94%) Microservices
3 134 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (20.14%) TDD
5 99 (17.81%) Mentoring
6 91 (16.37%) Software Engineering
7 85 (15.29%) Asset Management
7 85 (15.29%) Investment Management
8 64 (11.51%) Technology Roadmap
9 57 (10.25%) OO
10 52 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (9.35%) Test Automation
11 48 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (8.09%) Analytics
13 42 (7.55%) Computer Science
14 39 (7.01%) Fintech
15 38 (6.83%) Scrum
16 37 (6.65%) BDD
17 35 (6.29%) E-Commerce
17 35 (6.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 225 (40.47%) Python
2 204 (36.69%) SQL
3 199 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 173 (31.12%) Java
5 163 (29.32%) PHP
6 51 (9.17%) Ruby
7 31 (5.58%) C#
8 28 (5.04%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.32%) Go
10 23 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.60%) PHP 7
12 18 (3.24%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.98%) Scala
14 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.62%) Perl
16 8 (1.44%) C++
17 7 (1.26%) Clojure
17 7 (1.26%) R
18 6 (1.08%) Kotlin
18 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (9.53%) Sun Certification
2 47 (8.45%) Degree
3 24 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.90%) PhD
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.54%) HND
8 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.54%) RHCE
9 2 (0.36%) CCNA
9 2 (0.36%) MCP
9 2 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.18%) CRISC
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.72%) PSD2
4 4 (0.72%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 177 (31.83%) Docker
2 13 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 155 (27.88%) Kubernetes
2 54 (9.71%) Ansible
3 35 (6.29%) Terraform
4 24 (4.32%) Puppet
5 16 (2.88%) Nagios
6 15 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.08%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.90%) Opsgenie
10 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.54%) Grafana
10 3 (0.54%) Packer
10 3 (0.54%) Salt
11 2 (0.36%) Consul
11 2 (0.36%) Kibana
11 2 (0.36%) logstash
11 2 (0.36%) Munin
11 2 (0.36%) Scalr
11 2 (0.36%) SCCM
11 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 105 (18.88%) Google
2 93 (16.73%) Oracle
3 39 (7.01%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.32%) VMware
5 16 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.44%) Adobe
7 6 (1.08%) Cisco
7 6 (1.08%) New Relic
7 6 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.90%) HP
8 5 (0.90%) Informatica
8 5 (0.90%) Percona
8 5 (0.90%) SolarWinds
8 5 (0.90%) Zend
9 4 (0.72%) Databricks
9 4 (0.72%) Foundry
9 4 (0.72%) IBM
10 3 (0.54%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.54%) Palantir
10 3 (0.54%) Splunk