Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 43 34
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +31
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 139 209 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.68% 5.47% 6.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.80% 22.31% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 126 190 231
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,625 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 880 937 1,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.27% 24.54% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 737 818 899
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,150 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 85 (61.15%) JavaScript
2 77 (55.40%) HTML
3 76 (54.68%) PHP
4 65 (46.76%) CSS
5 64 (46.04%) Linux
6 55 (39.57%) SQL
7 44 (31.65%) Web Development
8 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
9 37 (26.62%) Apache
10 36 (25.90%) MVC
11 34 (24.46%) Java
12 29 (20.86%) jQuery
13 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
14 24 (17.27%) HTML5
15 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
16 20 (14.39%) CMS
16 20 (14.39%) Mobile App
16 20 (14.39%) Laravel
17 19 (13.67%) Front End Development
17 19 (13.67%) Symfony
17 19 (13.67%) WordPress
18 18 (12.95%) LAMP
19 17 (12.23%) RESTful
19 17 (12.23%) Node.js
20 16 (11.51%) Sass
20 16 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (10.79%) OO
22 14 (10.07%) J2EE
22 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering

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 37 (26.62%) Apache
2 20 (14.39%) CMS
3 19 (13.67%) WordPress
4 7 (5.04%) Drupal
4 7 (5.04%) nginx
4 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.72%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Magento
2 3 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) GitHub
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.44%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.44%) Serverless
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.72%) npm
6 1 (0.72%) Office 365
6 1 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Slack
6 1 (0.72%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) Internet
1 3 (2.16%) SSH
2 2 (1.44%) DNS
2 2 (1.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) AMQP
3 1 (0.72%) CTI
3 1 (0.72%) Extranet
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.72%) NAS
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.16%) Big Data
7 3 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.44%) OLAP
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.47%) JUnit
4 5 (3.60%) PHPUnit
5 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.16%) Subversion
6 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.44%) gulp
7 2 (1.44%) JIRA
7 2 (1.44%) Maven
7 2 (1.44%) TestNG
8 1 (0.72%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.72%) git-flow
8 1 (0.72%) Gradle
8 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.72%) JHipster
8 1 (0.72%) Mocha
8 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 8 (5.76%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Advertising
3 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (79.14%) Developer
2 55 (39.57%) PHP Developer
3 35 (25.18%) Web Developer
4 25 (17.99%) Java Developer
5 23 (16.55%) PHP Web Developer
6 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.07%) Administrator
8 13 (9.35%) MySQL Developer
9 12 (8.63%) Lead Developer
9 12 (8.63%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (7.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (6.47%) LAMP Developer
11 9 (6.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (5.76%) DBA
12 8 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Junior Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (5.04%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (55.40%) HTML
2 65 (46.76%) CSS
3 29 (20.86%) jQuery
4 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
5 24 (17.27%) HTML5
6 20 (14.39%) Laravel
7 19 (13.67%) Symfony
8 18 (12.95%) LAMP
9 17 (12.23%) Node.js
9 17 (12.23%) RESTful
10 16 (11.51%) Sass
11 14 (10.07%) J2EE
12 13 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (8.63%) CakePHP
14 10 (7.19%) .NET
14 10 (7.19%) CodeIgniter
14 10 (7.19%) Ember.js
14 10 (7.19%) LESS
14 10 (7.19%) Spring
14 10 (7.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.07%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.76%) User Experience
4 7 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.60%) Fintech
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) New Media
7 2 (1.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.04%) Linux
2 11 (7.91%) CentOS
3 9 (6.47%) Android
3 9 (6.47%) Windows
4 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.16%) Unix
7 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Web Development
2 36 (25.90%) MVC
3 19 (13.67%) Front End Development
4 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.79%) OO
6 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.35%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (8.63%) TDD
9 11 (7.91%) Content Management
10 10 (7.19%) OOP
10 10 (7.19%) Web Application Development
11 9 (6.47%) DevOps
11 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.76%) Scrum
13 7 (5.04%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.04%) Open Source
13 7 (5.04%) Project Management
14 6 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (61.15%) JavaScript
2 76 (54.68%) PHP
3 55 (39.57%) SQL
4 34 (24.46%) Java
5 10 (7.19%) Java 8
6 8 (5.76%) C#
7 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.32%) Python
8 5 (3.60%) C
9 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.44%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.44%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) Scala
10 2 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Docker
2 7 (5.04%) KVM
3 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.44%) HDFS
6 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Nagios
3 3 (2.16%) Ambari
3 3 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.16%) logstash
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) cPanel
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Packer
5 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle
1 11 (7.91%) VMware
2 8 (5.76%) Google
3 6 (4.32%) Twitter
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.60%) Zend
5 4 (2.88%) BMC
5 4 (2.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.16%) Remedy
6 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) Citrix
7 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.44%) Tableau
7 2 (1.44%) Vertica
7 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) Epicor
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper