Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 76 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 -34 -14
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 81 137 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.98% 3.63% 5.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.57% 14.44% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75 130 199
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £72,250 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% 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 597 949 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.97% 25.15% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 524 764 941
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 36 (44.44%) PHP
2 35 (43.21%) CSS
3 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) HTML
5 26 (32.10%) Laravel
6 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
6 22 (27.16%) AWS
7 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.69%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) jQuery
8 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 16 (19.75%) Docker
10 15 (18.52%) Migration
11 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
11 14 (17.28%) MVC
12 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.05%) Web Development
12 13 (16.05%) DevOps
13 12 (14.81%) GCP
14 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.58%) Google
15 10 (12.35%) Java
15 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
15 10 (12.35%) Analytics
15 10 (12.35%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (12.35%) Amazon Aurora
16 9 (11.11%) Relational Database

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 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) WordPress
3 4 (4.94%) nginx
4 3 (3.70%) Drupal
4 3 (3.70%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Magento
2 4 (4.94%) Shopify
3 1 (1.23%) OpenCart
3 1 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) AWS
2 12 (14.81%) GCP
3 4 (4.94%) Azure
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.70%) Route 53
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.47%) GitHub
6 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.23%) Office 365
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) DNS
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) Skype
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) SSH
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Amazon Aurora
2 10 (12.35%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.11%) Big Data
3 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.64%) BigQuery
4 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.64%) QlikView
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.17%) Redis
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.70%) Power BI
7 2 (2.47%) DB2
7 2 (2.47%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.70%) GitLab
4 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.47%) Gradle
4 2 (2.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.23%) Toad
5 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 7 (8.64%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) PHP Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.64%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.70%) DBA
9 3 (3.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) CSS
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
3 26 (32.10%) Laravel
4 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
5 9 (11.11%) Node.js
6 7 (8.64%) Ajax
6 7 (8.64%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (8.64%) Spring
7 6 (7.41%) React
7 6 (7.41%) Symfony
7 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (7.41%) Vue.js
8 5 (6.17%) .NET
8 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.17%) HTML5
8 5 (6.17%) J2EE
8 5 (6.17%) Java EE
8 5 (6.17%) Spring Boot
8 5 (6.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.64%) Replication
3 6 (7.41%) Clustering
4 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.17%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) NHS
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) Migration
3 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.28%) MVC
4 13 (16.05%) DevOps
4 13 (16.05%) Web Development
5 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.35%) Analytics
7 9 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
8 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
9 7 (8.64%) Data Science
9 7 (8.64%) Data Strategy
10 6 (7.41%) Database Security
10 6 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (7.41%) SDLC
10 6 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) PHP
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 10 (12.35%) Java
4 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.94%) C
8 3 (3.70%) Java 8
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 2 (2.47%) Go
9 2 (2.47%) Groovy
9 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Salt
3 2 (2.47%) Terraform
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Google
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Tableau
3 4 (4.94%) Percona
3 4 (4.94%) WooCommerce
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.47%) Zend