Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 39 30
Rank change year-on-year -32 -9 +37
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 145 233 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.74% 5.96% 6.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.90% 21.84% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 140 204 267
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% -7.14%

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 973 1,067 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.12% 27.28% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 805 921 849
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,600 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 72 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 70 (48.28%) PHP
3 65 (44.83%) Linux
4 58 (40.00%) HTML
5 54 (37.24%) CSS
6 51 (35.17%) SQL
7 38 (26.21%) Java
8 35 (24.14%) Apache
9 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
10 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (16.55%) Web Development
12 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
12 22 (15.17%) LAMP
13 21 (14.48%) MVC
14 20 (13.79%) OO
15 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
16 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
17 17 (11.72%) AngularJS
17 17 (11.72%) RESTful
17 17 (11.72%) Node.js
17 17 (11.72%) jQuery
18 16 (11.03%) Python
18 16 (11.03%) HTML5
19 15 (10.34%) Laravel
19 15 (10.34%) DevOps
19 15 (10.34%) Web Services
20 14 (9.66%) VMware
20 14 (9.66%) CentOS
20 14 (9.66%) User Experience

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 35 (24.14%) Apache
2 13 (8.97%) WordPress
3 6 (4.14%) Confluence
4 5 (3.45%) CMS
4 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.45%) nginx
4 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.38%) Drupal
7 2 (1.38%) eZ Publish
7 2 (1.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.38%) Moodle
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.38%) Shopify
3 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.28%) GitHub
3 7 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.76%) BrowserStack
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.38%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.38%) npm
5 2 (1.38%) Serverless
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Slack
6 1 (0.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) DNS
1 3 (2.07%) SSL
2 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) AMQP
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.76%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.38%) DB2
7 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.38%) HBase
7 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) Redis
8 1 (0.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.90%) Maven
4 8 (5.52%) JIRA
5 7 (4.83%) JUnit
5 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.45%) Selenium
6 5 (3.45%) Subversion
6 5 (3.45%) TestNG
7 4 (2.76%) Appium
7 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.76%) Robot Framework
7 4 (2.76%) Robotium
7 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.07%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.38%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.69%) JMeter
10 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (5.52%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 5 (3.45%) Advertising
4 4 (2.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (73.10%) Developer
2 40 (27.59%) PHP Developer
3 25 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.41%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Perl Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Perl Programmer
6 11 (7.59%) Programmer
7 10 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (6.90%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 10 (6.90%) WordPress Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) MySQL Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Administrator
9 8 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.00%) HTML
2 54 (37.24%) CSS
3 22 (15.17%) LAMP
4 17 (11.72%) AngularJS
4 17 (11.72%) jQuery
4 17 (11.72%) Node.js
4 17 (11.72%) RESTful
5 16 (11.03%) HTML5
6 15 (10.34%) Laravel
6 15 (10.34%) Web Services
7 13 (8.97%) J2EE
7 13 (8.97%) Spring
8 12 (8.28%) CSS3
9 10 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (6.90%) Symfony
10 9 (6.21%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.21%) React
10 9 (6.21%) Sass
11 8 (5.52%) JSON
11 8 (5.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) User Experience
2 9 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.76%) Fintech
6 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) Social Media
7 2 (1.38%) Clustering
7 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Replication
7 2 (1.38%) VLE
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.83%) Linux
2 14 (9.66%) CentOS
3 13 (8.97%) Windows
4 12 (8.28%) Unix
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.55%) Web Development
3 21 (14.48%) MVC
4 20 (13.79%) OO
5 19 (13.10%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.34%) DevOps
7 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.97%) OO PHP
7 13 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (8.97%) TDD
8 12 (8.28%) OOP
9 10 (6.90%) Scrum
10 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.21%) Project Management
11 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.52%) High Availability
11 8 (5.52%) Microservices
12 7 (4.83%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.83%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.66%) JavaScript
2 70 (48.28%) PHP
3 51 (35.17%) SQL
4 38 (26.21%) Java
5 16 (11.03%) Python
6 13 (8.97%) Java 8
7 12 (8.28%) Ruby
8 11 (7.59%) Perl
9 9 (6.21%) C#
10 5 (3.45%) VBA
11 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.76%) VB
12 2 (1.38%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.69%) ES6
13 1 (0.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.07%) ISEB
3 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.38%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (2.07%) GCP
4 1 (0.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Docker
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) KVM
4 3 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.69%) HDFS
5 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.07%) Nagios
4 2 (1.38%) Ambari
4 2 (1.38%) cPanel
4 2 (1.38%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.38%) logstash
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) Packer
5 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) VMware
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.52%) Zend
4 7 (4.83%) Capita
4 7 (4.83%) Google
5 5 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (3.45%) SAP
6 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.76%) Northgate
6 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.07%) BMC
7 3 (2.07%) Remedy
7 3 (2.07%) Tableau
7 3 (2.07%) Twitter
8 2 (1.38%) Apple
8 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Epicor
9 1 (0.69%) Sage
9 1 (0.69%) Vertica