Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 115 117
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 -23
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 1,984 566 1,558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.91% 2.87% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.25% 9.98% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 864 477 1,321
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £122,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 16,195 5,672 15,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.92% 28.71% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,568 4,831 13,230
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £98,750
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -61 122 £70,000 - 104
West London -36 58 £60,000 -20.00% 24
East London -16 24 £80,000 +42.22% 22
South London -4 22 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North London -7 9 £50,000 -2.44% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,005 (50.66%) AWS
2 824 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 823 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 776 (39.11%) Docker
5 662 (33.37%) PHP
6 631 (31.80%) Python
7 626 (31.55%) React
8 592 (29.84%) PostgreSQL
9 583 (29.39%) SQL
10 582 (29.33%) Microservices
11 542 (27.32%) Java
12 515 (25.96%) Kubernetes
13 503 (25.35%) Full Stack Development
14 496 (25.00%) DevOps
15 493 (24.85%) Social Skills
16 484 (24.40%) HTML
17 483 (24.34%) Node.js
18 474 (23.89%) Git (software)
18 474 (23.89%) CSS
19 459 (23.14%) Software Engineering
20 395 (19.91%) Redis
21 370 (18.65%) TDD
22 365 (18.40%) Finance
23 358 (18.04%) NoSQL
24 355 (17.89%) REST
25 354 (17.84%) TypeScript
26 352 (17.74%) Serverless
27 348 (17.54%) Relational Database
28 344 (17.34%) SQL Server
29 340 (17.14%) Scrum

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
1 208 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (6.40%) Apache
3 109 (5.49%) CMS
4 74 (3.73%) Drupal
5 64 (3.23%) nginx
6 60 (3.02%) Apache Spark
6 60 (3.02%) WordPress
7 53 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 46 (2.32%) Apache Solr
9 45 (2.27%) Confluence
10 39 (1.97%) IIS
11 32 (1.61%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
13 17 (0.86%) SAS
14 16 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 10 (0.50%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.45%) JBoss
17 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (0.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.50%) Adobe XD
4 6 (0.30%) Figma
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.20%) InVision
7 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.050%) GIMP
9 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.81%) Magento
2 10 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.15%) Relativity
6 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Workfront
7 1 (0.050%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.050%) Shopify
7 1 (0.050%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1,005 (50.66%) AWS
2 352 (17.74%) Serverless
3 320 (16.13%) Azure
4 307 (15.47%) GCP
5 243 (12.25%) AWS Lambda
6 217 (10.94%) SaaS
7 204 (10.28%) GitHub
8 174 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
9 151 (7.61%) Amazon S3
10 120 (6.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 91 (4.59%) Amazon SQS
12 84 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
13 71 (3.58%) Amazon ECS
14 54 (2.72%) AWS Fargate
15 45 (2.27%) AWS Step Functions
16 43 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 40 (2.02%) Amazon Cognito
18 36 (1.81%) Power Platform
19 35 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
20 33 (1.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (7.51%) HTTP
2 48 (2.42%) DNS
3 47 (2.37%) Firewall
4 42 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.51%) Internet
6 22 (1.11%) AMQP
7 19 (0.96%) SMTP
8 17 (0.86%) MQTT
9 15 (0.76%) LAN
9 15 (0.76%) WAN
10 14 (0.71%) VPN
11 10 (0.50%) Intranet
11 10 (0.50%) IPv4
11 10 (0.50%) SNMP
11 10 (0.50%) SSL
12 9 (0.45%) VLAN
13 6 (0.30%) FTP
13 6 (0.30%) Network Security
14 5 (0.25%) IPv6
14 5 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (29.84%) PostgreSQL
2 395 (19.91%) Redis
3 358 (18.04%) NoSQL
4 348 (17.54%) Relational Database
5 344 (17.34%) SQL Server
6 248 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 230 (11.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 152 (7.66%) Amazon RDS
9 151 (7.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 117 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
11 90 (4.54%) Big Data
12 88 (4.44%) RDBMS
13 79 (3.98%) MariaDB
14 74 (3.73%) Hadoop
15 53 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 45 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 45 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 44 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 41 (2.07%) Tableau
19 40 (2.02%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 474 (23.89%) Git (software)
2 204 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 151 (7.61%) JIRA
4 107 (5.39%) GitLab
5 94 (4.74%) Bitbucket
6 88 (4.44%) CircleCI
7 86 (4.33%) webpack
8 75 (3.78%) Selenium
9 57 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 55 (2.77%) PHPUnit
11 47 (2.37%) Log4Net
11 47 (2.37%) NUnit
12 45 (2.27%) SpecFlow
13 42 (2.12%) Cypress.io
13 42 (2.12%) Subversion
14 31 (1.56%) Maven
15 29 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (1.41%) JUnit
17 26 (1.31%) Postman
18 25 (1.26%) Gradle
General
1 493 (24.85%) Social Skills
2 365 (18.40%) Finance
3 165 (8.32%) Marketing
4 152 (7.66%) Retail
5 131 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (5.49%) Games
7 89 (4.49%) Banking
8 44 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (1.97%) Law
10 34 (1.71%) Legal
11 29 (1.46%) Advertising
12 24 (1.21%) Public Sector
13 23 (1.16%) Retail Finance
14 20 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
15 18 (0.91%) Wearables
16 16 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
18 12 (0.60%) Public Speaking
18 12 (0.60%) Telecoms
19 11 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 892 (44.96%) Developer
2 264 (13.31%) Software Engineer
3 230 (11.59%) Senior Developer
4 206 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 191 (9.63%) PHP Developer
6 125 (6.30%) Java Developer
7 101 (5.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 85 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 80 (4.03%) Data Engineer
10 71 (3.58%) Backend Developer
11 67 (3.38%) Architect
12 57 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 53 (2.67%) .NET Developer
14 51 (2.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 49 (2.47%) Java Engineer
16 46 (2.32%) Senior PHP Developer
17 44 (2.22%) Python Engineer
18 41 (2.07%) Analyst
18 41 (2.07%) DBA
19 40 (2.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (31.55%) React
2 484 (24.40%) HTML
3 483 (24.34%) Node.js
4 474 (23.89%) CSS
5 355 (17.89%) REST
6 277 (13.96%) AngularJS
7 264 (13.31%) Web Services
8 244 (12.30%) .NET
9 227 (11.44%) Laravel
10 195 (9.83%) Spring
11 193 (9.73%) RESTful
12 189 (9.53%) Kafka
13 168 (8.47%) Vue.js
14 153 (7.71%) jQuery
15 151 (7.61%) Symfony
16 147 (7.41%) .NET Core
17 146 (7.36%) GraphQL
18 144 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
19 140 (7.06%) React Native
20 138 (6.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 213 (10.74%) User Experience
2 101 (5.09%) Mobile App
3 83 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 51 (2.57%) Legacy Systems
6 46 (2.32%) Algorithms
7 44 (2.22%) NHS
8 42 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 40 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 38 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 35 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
11 35 (1.76%) Data Centre
11 35 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 34 (1.71%) Legacy Code
13 30 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 21 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
15 19 (0.96%) e-Learning
16 17 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 292 (14.72%) Linux
2 137 (6.91%) Windows
3 111 (5.59%) Unix
4 67 (3.38%) Android
5 52 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 47 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.16%) CentOS
8 15 (0.76%) Debian
9 14 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 8 (0.40%) SUSE
13 8 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.25%) VMS
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
17 1 (0.050%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (29.33%) Microservices
3 503 (25.35%) Full Stack Development
4 496 (25.00%) DevOps
5 459 (23.14%) Software Engineering
6 370 (18.65%) TDD
7 340 (17.14%) Scrum
8 319 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
9 265 (13.36%) Test Automation
10 197 (9.93%) OO
11 195 (9.83%) Analytics
12 188 (9.48%) E-Commerce
13 185 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
14 182 (9.17%) Event-Driven
15 180 (9.07%) Fintech
16 165 (8.32%) Coaching
17 161 (8.11%) Mentoring
17 161 (8.11%) Web Development
18 147 (7.41%) Front End Development
19 146 (7.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 824 (41.53%) JavaScript
2 662 (33.37%) PHP
3 631 (31.80%) Python
4 583 (29.39%) SQL
5 542 (27.32%) Java
6 354 (17.84%) TypeScript
7 264 (13.31%) C#
8 205 (10.33%) Go
9 136 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 136 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 81 (4.08%) Ruby
11 70 (3.53%) Scala
12 69 (3.48%) Perl
13 61 (3.07%) ES6
14 60 (3.02%) PHP 7
15 57 (2.87%) Java 8
16 51 (2.57%) C
17 44 (2.22%) C++
18 35 (1.76%) Kotlin
19 26 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (9.48%) Degree
2 81 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.21%) Master's Degree
4 19 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.86%) DBS Check
6 12 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.60%) MCSA
6 12 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.55%) MCSE
8 10 (0.50%) CCNA
9 7 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.30%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.25%) HNC
11 5 (0.25%) HND
12 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.20%) PMP
12 4 (0.20%) SANS
13 3 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.44%) QA
2 61 (3.07%) Accessibility
3 36 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.35%) IEC 62304
5 7 (0.35%) ISO 13485
5 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.30%) GDPR
7 5 (0.25%) Good Clinical Practice
7 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.25%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) NIST
8 2 (0.10%) SLA
9 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.050%) PMO
9 1 (0.050%) PSD2
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 776 (39.11%) Docker
2 34 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.81%) HDFS
4 11 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.45%) Varnish
7 7 (0.35%) KVM
8 5 (0.25%) Ceph
9 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.15%) vSphere
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.050%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 515 (25.96%) Kubernetes
2 298 (15.02%) Terraform
3 193 (9.73%) Ansible
4 123 (6.20%) Puppet
5 95 (4.79%) Grafana
6 93 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
8 47 (2.37%) Opsgenie
9 42 (2.12%) Prometheus
10 37 (1.86%) Nagios
11 33 (1.66%) Graphite
12 32 (1.61%) Graylog
13 29 (1.46%) logstash
14 28 (1.41%) Kibana
15 23 (1.16%) Pingdom
16 21 (1.06%) HAProxy
17 19 (0.96%) ZABBIX
18 14 (0.71%) linkerd
19 13 (0.66%) Istio
19 13 (0.66%) MIIS
Vendors
1 257 (12.95%) Oracle
2 255 (12.85%) Google
3 88 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 61 (3.07%) Zend
5 50 (2.52%) New Relic
6 39 (1.97%) VMware
7 32 (1.61%) Sony
8 28 (1.41%) Informatica
9 26 (1.31%) Apple
10 24 (1.21%) Sybase
11 22 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.11%) Talend
12 20 (1.01%) Databricks
13 18 (0.91%) IBM
13 18 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.91%) Samsung
14 17 (0.86%) Adobe
14 17 (0.86%) Facebook
15 15 (0.76%) Percona
16 14 (0.71%) TIBCO