Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 43 28
Rank change year-on-year -36 -15 +46
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 120 218 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.30% 5.74% 7.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.03% 21.17% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 108 190 294
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -

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 921 1,030 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.30% 27.10% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 737 897 921
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 59 (49.17%) PHP
2 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 51 (42.50%) CSS
4 48 (40.00%) HTML
4 48 (40.00%) Linux
5 34 (28.33%) SQL
6 33 (27.50%) Java
7 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
9 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 20 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (15.83%) MVC
13 18 (15.00%) Oracle
13 18 (15.00%) Apache
14 17 (14.17%) Python
14 17 (14.17%) LAMP
14 17 (14.17%) Node.js
15 16 (13.33%) Web Development
15 16 (13.33%) TDD
15 16 (13.33%) OO
15 16 (13.33%) Laravel
16 15 (12.50%) jQuery
17 14 (11.67%) OOP
17 14 (11.67%) Microservices
18 13 (10.83%) DevOps
18 13 (10.83%) Unix
18 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
19 12 (10.00%) HTML5
19 12 (10.00%) MongoDB

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 18 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (8.33%) WordPress
3 6 (5.00%) Confluence
3 6 (5.00%) Drupal
3 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.00%) eZ Publish
3 6 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.17%) CMS
4 5 (4.17%) JBoss
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.67%) Moodle
6 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.00%) GitHub
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.33%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) npm
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) SSL
2 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) Intranet
3 2 (1.67%) Skype
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.17%) DB2
5 5 (4.17%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.50%) Redis
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.67%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.67%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.33%) Maven
4 8 (6.67%) JIRA
5 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.00%) JUnit
7 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.17%) Selenium
7 5 (4.17%) Subversion
8 4 (3.33%) Appium
8 4 (3.33%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.33%) Robotium
8 4 (3.33%) TestNG
8 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.83%) JMeter
10 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
1 7 (5.83%) Marketing
2 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (76.67%) Developer
2 29 (24.17%) PHP Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Perl Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Perl Programmer
6 9 (7.50%) Programmer
7 8 (6.67%) Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (5.83%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
9 6 (5.00%) MicroStrategy Developer
9 6 (5.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 6 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (42.50%) CSS
2 48 (40.00%) HTML
3 17 (14.17%) LAMP
3 17 (14.17%) Node.js
4 16 (13.33%) Laravel
5 15 (12.50%) jQuery
6 12 (10.00%) HTML5
7 11 (9.17%) CSS3
7 11 (9.17%) Web Services
8 10 (8.33%) J2EE
8 10 (8.33%) React
8 10 (8.33%) RESTful
8 10 (8.33%) Spring
9 9 (7.50%) .NET
9 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.50%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.67%) Ajax
10 8 (6.67%) Java EE
10 8 (6.67%) Sass
10 8 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) User Experience
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Social Media
8 2 (1.67%) Clustering
8 2 (1.67%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) VLE
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Fintech
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (10.83%) Unix
3 10 (8.33%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) CentOS
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
3 19 (15.83%) MVC
4 16 (13.33%) OO
4 16 (13.33%) TDD
4 16 (13.33%) Web Development
5 14 (11.67%) Microservices
5 14 (11.67%) OOP
6 13 (10.83%) DevOps
7 12 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 11 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.67%) Scrum
12 7 (5.83%) Analytics
12 7 (5.83%) Open Source
12 7 (5.83%) Project Management
12 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.83%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.17%) PHP
2 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.33%) SQL
4 33 (27.50%) Java
5 17 (14.17%) Python
6 12 (10.00%) Ruby
7 10 (8.33%) C#
8 9 (7.50%) Java 8
8 9 (7.50%) Perl
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.33%) VBA
10 2 (1.67%) Groovy
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.50%) ISEB
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.50%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.67%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.33%) Google
5 4 (3.33%) Northgate
5 4 (3.33%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Zend
6 3 (2.50%) Apple
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.67%) Tableau
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter