Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +36
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 217 328 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.60% 6.89% 4.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.27% 30.31% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 195 277 177
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.46% +3.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1020 1082 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.34% 22.73% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 902 926 852
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £25,775
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,725
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 164 (75.58%) PHP
2 135 (62.21%) JavaScript
3 126 (58.06%) HTML
4 116 (53.46%) CSS
5 73 (33.64%) Web Development
6 71 (32.72%) Linux
7 67 (30.88%) AngularJS
8 55 (25.35%) Laravel
9 54 (24.88%) Git (software)
9 54 (24.88%) HTML5
10 53 (24.42%) SQL
11 52 (23.96%) jQuery
11 52 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (22.12%) MVC
12 48 (22.12%) NoSQL
13 43 (19.82%) LAMP
14 42 (19.35%) Apache
15 40 (18.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 39 (17.97%) Node.js
16 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
17 38 (17.51%) CMS
18 37 (17.05%) Mobile App
19 32 (14.75%) Symfony
19 32 (14.75%) REST
19 32 (14.75%) MongoDB
20 31 (14.29%) Scrum
21 30 (13.82%) Java
21 30 (13.82%) C
22 29 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (13.36%) Front End Development

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 42 (19.35%) Apache
2 38 (17.51%) CMS
3 19 (8.76%) Drupal
4 18 (8.29%) nginx
5 17 (7.83%) WordPress
6 10 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) JBoss
8 2 (0.92%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.92%) Moodle
8 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.61%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 10 (4.61%) GitHub
3 10 (4.61%) npm
4 8 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.38%) Force.com
7 2 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.92%) PaaS
7 2 (0.92%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) DNS
2 7 (3.23%) SMS
2 7 (3.23%) VPN
3 6 (2.76%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (2.76%) DHCP
3 6 (2.76%) Firewall
3 6 (2.76%) Internet
3 6 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.30%) CTI
4 5 (2.30%) LDAP
5 2 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.46%) AMQP
6 1 (0.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.46%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.12%) NoSQL
2 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
3 32 (14.75%) MongoDB
4 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.91%) MariaDB
6 10 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.61%) Redis
7 7 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.76%) Big Data
8 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.38%) DB2
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.92%) QlikView
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 54 (24.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.45%) gulp
3 13 (5.99%) JUnit
4 11 (5.07%) PHPUnit
5 10 (4.61%) GitLab
5 10 (4.61%) PhantomJS
5 10 (4.61%) Subversion
5 10 (4.61%) webpack
6 8 (3.69%) JSUnit
7 7 (3.23%) JIRA
7 7 (3.23%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.30%) Grunt
10 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.46%) Maven
12 1 (0.46%) Mockito
12 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 20 (9.22%) Marketing
2 16 (7.37%) Games
2 16 (7.37%) Retail
3 12 (5.53%) Finance
3 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.61%) Electronics
4 10 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.69%) Advertising
6 6 (2.76%) Billing
7 3 (1.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (80.18%) Developer
2 104 (47.93%) PHP Developer
3 48 (22.12%) Web Developer
4 36 (16.59%) PHP Web Developer
4 36 (16.59%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.44%) HTML Developer
6 24 (11.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 24 (11.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (9.68%) MySQL Developer
8 20 (9.22%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (9.22%) Java Developer
9 19 (8.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 17 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (7.37%) Architect
11 16 (7.37%) Senior PHP Developer
12 15 (6.91%) Administrator
13 13 (5.99%) Software Developer
14 12 (5.53%) Senior Web Developer
15 11 (5.07%) Senior PHP Web Developer
15 11 (5.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (58.06%) HTML
2 116 (53.46%) CSS
3 67 (30.88%) AngularJS
4 55 (25.35%) Laravel
5 54 (24.88%) HTML5
6 52 (23.96%) jQuery
7 43 (19.82%) LAMP
8 40 (18.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 39 (17.97%) Node.js
10 32 (14.75%) REST
10 32 (14.75%) Symfony
11 27 (12.44%) SOAP
12 25 (11.52%) CodeIgniter
13 21 (9.68%) RESTful
13 21 (9.68%) XML
14 19 (8.76%) .NET
14 19 (8.76%) CSS3
15 18 (8.29%) Sass
16 17 (7.83%) LEMP Stack
17 16 (7.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.05%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.07%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.69%) NHS
3 8 (3.69%) Social Media
4 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.76%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.30%) CMDB
7 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.84%) User Experience
8 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.38%) Online Games
9 2 (0.92%) BBC
9 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.92%) FMCG
9 2 (0.92%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.72%) Linux
2 21 (9.68%) Android
2 21 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 18 (8.29%) Ubuntu
4 13 (5.99%) Debian
5 10 (4.61%) CentOS
6 9 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.15%) Windows
7 7 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) Unix
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.64%) Web Development
2 52 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.12%) MVC
4 31 (14.29%) Scrum
5 29 (13.36%) Front End Development
6 27 (12.44%) Content Management
7 26 (11.98%) OOP
8 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
9 23 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.60%) OO
10 22 (10.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 21 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 21 (9.68%) TDD
12 19 (8.76%) Project Management
13 17 (7.83%) Mentoring
14 16 (7.37%) API Integration
14 16 (7.37%) Mobile Development
14 16 (7.37%) SDLC
15 15 (6.91%) Kanban
16 14 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 164 (75.58%) PHP
2 135 (62.21%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.42%) SQL
4 30 (13.82%) C
4 30 (13.82%) Java
5 21 (9.68%) C++
6 17 (7.83%) Python
7 13 (5.99%) C#
8 11 (5.07%) XPath
9 10 (4.61%) PHP 7
10 8 (3.69%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.23%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.84%) Perl
13 4 (1.84%) Ruby
14 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.69%) Degree
2 7 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) ISEB
3 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.92%) PMP
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) OCP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.76%) Docker
2 8 (3.69%) KVM
3 7 (3.23%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.76%) pfSense
4 6 (2.76%) Samba
4 6 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.46%) HDFS
7 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.69%) Puppet
3 7 (3.23%) Ansible
4 6 (2.76%) Salt
5 5 (2.30%) Nagios
6 4 (1.84%) Cacti
6 4 (1.84%) Icinga
7 2 (0.92%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.46%) Netcool
8 1 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (8.76%) Oracle
2 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.69%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.23%) Citrix
4 7 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.76%) Zend
6 5 (2.30%) Google
6 5 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.30%) Siebel
7 3 (1.38%) IBM
7 3 (1.38%) Informatica
7 3 (1.38%) Jitterbit
7 3 (1.38%) Twitter
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.92%) EMC
8 2 (0.92%) HP
8 2 (0.92%) NEC
8 2 (0.92%) NetApp
8 2 (0.92%) WooCommerce