Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 66 38
Rank change year-on-year -39 -28 -6
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 79 151 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.45% 4.05% 5.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.50% 17.26% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 72 132 201
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £57,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 687 875 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.32% 23.45% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 486 739 832
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Birmingham

MySQL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in Birmingham.

Salary trend for MySQL in Birmingham

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 50 (63.29%) PHP
2 36 (45.57%) SQL
3 35 (44.30%) CSS
4 31 (39.24%) Laravel
5 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
6 27 (34.18%) Linux
7 24 (30.38%) LAMP
8 21 (26.58%) Web Development
9 20 (25.32%) jQuery
10 18 (22.78%) Redis
11 17 (21.52%) HTML
12 16 (20.25%) Ruby
12 16 (20.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.99%) Docker
13 15 (18.99%) Web Services
14 14 (17.72%) CMS
14 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (16.46%) Back Office
15 13 (16.46%) Content Management
15 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
16 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
16 12 (15.19%) NHS
16 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (15.19%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (15.19%) Joomla!
16 12 (15.19%) Line Management
16 12 (15.19%) NoSQL

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (17.72%) CMS
2 12 (15.19%) Joomla!
3 10 (12.66%) Apache
4 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 2 (2.53%) Drupal
6 2 (2.53%) eZ Publish
6 2 (2.53%) WordPress
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) Mule
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.13%) GitHub
4 5 (6.33%) SaaS
4 5 (6.33%) Sage Pay
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (5.06%) Route 53
6 2 (2.53%) BrowserStack
6 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 6 (7.59%) VoIP
3 4 (5.06%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Skype
5 1 (1.27%) AMQP
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) Redis
2 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.39%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (7.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.53%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.53%) Power BI
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Appium
5 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Robot Framework
5 2 (2.53%) Robotium
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) TestNG
5 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) Gradle
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
6 1 (1.27%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) Toad
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (16.46%) Back Office
2 10 (12.66%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (69.62%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Web Developer
3 19 (24.05%) PHP Developer
4 16 (20.25%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Lead Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (7.59%) Lead PHP Developer
8 6 (7.59%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (6.33%) Lead Web Developer
9 5 (6.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (6.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) SaaS Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Azure Developer
10 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) CSS
2 31 (39.24%) Laravel
3 24 (30.38%) LAMP
4 20 (25.32%) jQuery
5 17 (21.52%) HTML
6 16 (20.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (18.99%) Web Services
8 12 (15.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (10.13%) .NET
9 8 (10.13%) Node.js
9 8 (10.13%) Semantic UI
9 8 (10.13%) XML
10 7 (8.86%) React
11 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.59%) JSON
12 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.33%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (6.33%) REST
12 5 (6.33%) SOAP
13 4 (5.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
1 12 (15.19%) NHS
2 10 (12.66%) Algorithms
2 10 (12.66%) User Experience
3 6 (7.59%) Clustering
3 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (6.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Web Development
2 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.46%) Content Management
3 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.19%) Line Management
5 10 (12.66%) DevOps
5 10 (12.66%) MVC
6 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
7 8 (10.13%) Business Development
8 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
9 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (7.59%) High Availability
9 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.59%) OO
9 6 (7.59%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) PHP
2 36 (45.57%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.25%) Ruby
5 11 (13.92%) C#
6 9 (11.39%) Java
7 7 (8.86%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.53%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) Java 8
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) ISEB
1 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.27%) HL7
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Docker
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Varnish
4 4 (5.06%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Linux-HA
2 5 (6.33%) Packer
2 5 (6.33%) Terraform
3 4 (5.06%) Prometheus
3 4 (5.06%) Puppet
4 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.53%) Northgate
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat