Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 122 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 -29 -21
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 878 1,361 2,143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.11% 2.71% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.80% 9.66% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,217 1,921
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £110,000 £90,000
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 8,133 14,094 18,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.79% 28.02% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,645 11,637 15,471
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 £38,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +36 159 £65,000 -3.70% 66
South London +24 16 £52,500 -12.50% 7
West London +31 15 £60,000 - 28
East London +9 9 £61,250 +2.08% 26
North London +18 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 419 (47.72%) AWS
2 364 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 310 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (35.08%) SQL
5 297 (33.83%) PostgreSQL
6 276 (31.44%) Python
7 269 (30.64%) Java
8 262 (29.84%) Docker
9 253 (28.82%) Microservices
10 252 (28.70%) PHP
11 229 (26.08%) SQL Server
12 205 (23.35%) HTML
12 205 (23.35%) DevOps
13 199 (22.67%) CSS
14 193 (21.98%) Kubernetes
15 187 (21.30%) Finance
16 185 (21.07%) Linux
17 182 (20.73%) Web Services
18 175 (19.93%) Relational Database
19 168 (19.13%) Node.js
20 166 (18.91%) Software Engineering
21 165 (18.79%) Git (software)
22 153 (17.43%) Oracle
23 152 (17.31%) Azure
24 148 (16.86%) TDD
25 147 (16.74%) Serverless
26 143 (16.29%) Jenkins
27 140 (15.95%) GCP
28 134 (15.26%) React
29 127 (14.46%) MongoDB

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
1 110 (12.53%) Apache
2 73 (8.31%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (5.58%) CMS
4 27 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 27 (3.08%) Drupal
5 25 (2.85%) nginx
6 20 (2.28%) WordPress
7 16 (1.82%) Moodle
7 16 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.71%) Confluence
9 7 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.80%) JBoss
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.57%) Facebook Platform
11 5 (0.57%) IIS
11 5 (0.57%) SugarCRM
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) Luigi
13 3 (0.34%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
1 7 (0.80%) Sketch
2 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.23%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (2.39%) Magento
2 14 (1.59%) Shopify
3 5 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.11%) FastStats
5 1 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 419 (47.72%) AWS
2 152 (17.31%) Azure
3 147 (16.74%) Serverless
4 140 (15.95%) GCP
5 117 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
6 84 (9.57%) Amazon ECS
7 59 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (5.69%) Apigee
9 47 (5.35%) SaaS
10 40 (4.56%) Amazon SQS
11 35 (3.99%) Amazon Kinesis
12 24 (2.73%) AWS CodeBuild
13 23 (2.62%) Amazon S3
14 19 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
15 18 (2.05%) npm
16 15 (1.71%) Power Platform
17 14 (1.59%) GitHub
18 13 (1.48%) CloudFront
19 10 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.28%) Firewall
2 12 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.37%) VPN
3 10 (1.14%) HTTP
4 7 (0.80%) SSH
5 5 (0.57%) DNS
5 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.57%) Internet
5 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.57%) SSL
6 4 (0.46%) DSL
6 4 (0.46%) Intranet
7 3 (0.34%) IPsec
7 3 (0.34%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.34%) SMPP
7 3 (0.34%) VLAN
8 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (33.83%) PostgreSQL
2 229 (26.08%) SQL Server
3 175 (19.93%) Relational Database
4 127 (14.46%) MongoDB
5 88 (10.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 83 (9.45%) NoSQL
7 72 (8.20%) Redis
8 66 (7.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 66 (7.52%) RDBMS
9 49 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (5.35%) Big Data
11 39 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
12 35 (3.99%) MariaDB
13 33 (3.76%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (2.62%) Looker
15 23 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
16 22 (2.51%) Oracle Database
17 21 (2.39%) Tableau
18 18 (2.05%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 165 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 143 (16.29%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.40%) GitLab
4 42 (4.78%) Artifactory
5 35 (3.99%) JIRA
6 31 (3.53%) Maven
7 29 (3.30%) Selenium
8 21 (2.39%) JUnit
9 19 (2.16%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.48%) gulp
11 13 (1.48%) JMeter
11 13 (1.48%) webpack
12 12 (1.37%) SonarQube
13 11 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.25%) CircleCI
14 10 (1.14%) Appium
15 9 (1.03%) TeamCity
16 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 187 (21.30%) Finance
2 97 (11.05%) Banking
3 38 (4.33%) Games
4 33 (3.76%) Marketing
4 33 (3.76%) Retail
5 22 (2.51%) Advertising
5 22 (2.51%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.48%) Back Office
7 9 (1.03%) Legal
7 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.91%) Law
9 5 (0.57%) iGaming
9 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.57%) Publishing
10 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.46%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.34%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 488 (55.58%) Developer
2 110 (12.53%) Software Engineer
3 96 (10.93%) Senior Developer
4 88 (10.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 88 (10.02%) PHP Developer
5 80 (9.11%) Java Developer
6 79 (9.00%) Java Engineer
7 78 (8.88%) AWS Engineer
8 63 (7.18%) AWS Developer
9 57 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 55 (6.26%) AWS Software Engineer
11 47 (5.35%) Java Software Developer
12 46 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
12 46 (5.24%) Python Developer
13 39 (4.44%) Administrator
14 38 (4.33%) DBA
15 37 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
15 37 (4.21%) React Developer
16 36 (4.10%) Software Developer
17 34 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (23.35%) HTML
2 199 (22.67%) CSS
3 182 (20.73%) Web Services
4 168 (19.13%) Node.js
5 134 (15.26%) React
6 120 (13.67%) AngularJS
7 93 (10.59%) REST
7 93 (10.59%) Vue.js
8 90 (10.25%) .NET
9 83 (9.45%) Spring
10 79 (9.00%) gRPC
11 69 (7.86%) RESTful
12 62 (7.06%) LAMP
13 58 (6.61%) Laravel
14 56 (6.38%) jQuery
15 54 (6.15%) Kafka
16 51 (5.81%) Swagger
17 50 (5.69%) HTML5
18 48 (5.47%) Symfony
19 45 (5.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.31%) Hedge funds
2 50 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.67%) User Experience
4 34 (3.87%) Clustering
5 30 (3.42%) Replication
6 28 (3.19%) Pricing Data
7 21 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 18 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.94%) Derivative
10 16 (1.82%) NHS
11 14 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.25%) e-Learning
13 10 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.91%) Social Media
16 7 (0.80%) Online Games
17 6 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (21.07%) Linux
2 52 (5.92%) Windows
3 38 (4.33%) Unix
4 18 (2.05%) Debian
5 14 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.37%) CentOS
7 11 (1.25%) Android
8 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (28.82%) Microservices
3 205 (23.35%) DevOps
4 166 (18.91%) Software Engineering
5 148 (16.86%) TDD
6 108 (12.30%) Fintech
7 97 (11.05%) Scrum
8 86 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (9.34%) OO
10 81 (9.23%) Web Development
11 77 (8.77%) Mentoring
12 75 (8.54%) Asset Management
13 74 (8.43%) Computer Science
14 72 (8.20%) Investment Management
15 68 (7.74%) Analytics
16 66 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 66 (7.52%) OOP
17 65 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (6.72%) Test Automation
19 58 (6.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 364 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 308 (35.08%) SQL
3 276 (31.44%) Python
4 269 (30.64%) Java
5 252 (28.70%) PHP
6 85 (9.68%) C#
7 79 (9.00%) TypeScript
8 59 (6.72%) Bash Shell
9 56 (6.38%) Ruby
10 38 (4.33%) Go
11 34 (3.87%) Perl
12 28 (3.19%) C++
13 27 (3.08%) Groovy
14 25 (2.85%) PowerShell
15 20 (2.28%) Java 8
16 19 (2.16%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.71%) ES6
18 14 (1.59%) PHP 7
18 14 (1.59%) Scala
18 14 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (10.25%) Degree
2 35 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.16%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.11%) CCSP
10 1 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CISM
10 1 (0.11%) CRISC
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) RHCE
10 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.47%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.57%) GDPR
4 4 (0.46%) PSD2
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 262 (29.84%) Docker
2 15 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.68%) HDFS
6 4 (0.46%) LXC
6 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 193 (21.98%) Kubernetes
2 84 (9.57%) Terraform
3 66 (7.52%) Ansible
4 44 (5.01%) Puppet
5 37 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.05%) Prometheus
7 17 (1.94%) Grafana
8 16 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (1.14%) Kibana
11 7 (0.80%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.80%) Istio
11 7 (0.80%) Nagios
12 5 (0.57%) Packer
13 4 (0.46%) logstash
13 4 (0.46%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.34%) Galera Cluster
14 3 (0.34%) Rancher
15 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 153 (17.43%) Oracle
2 123 (14.01%) Google
3 53 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 39 (4.44%) Sybase
5 18 (2.05%) Adobe
6 16 (1.82%) Facebook
7 12 (1.37%) VMware
7 12 (1.37%) Zend
8 11 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.91%) Aareon
9 8 (0.91%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.91%) Sun
9 8 (0.91%) Talend
10 7 (0.80%) SAP
11 6 (0.68%) Marin
11 6 (0.68%) Spotify
12 5 (0.57%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.57%) hybris
12 5 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (0.57%) Twitter