Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 43 32
Rank change year-on-year -48 -11 +15
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 97 209 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.73% 5.49% 6.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.33% 21.24% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 189 250
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,925 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +23.57% -2.10% +6.72%

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 856 984 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.08% 25.83% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 653 872 896
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,252 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £70,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,323
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.72% +4.86%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 50 (51.55%) PHP
2 41 (42.27%) CSS
3 35 (36.08%) Linux
4 34 (35.05%) SQL
5 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
6 29 (29.90%) HTML
7 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
8 24 (24.74%) Laravel
9 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
10 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (17.53%) Web Development
11 17 (17.53%) Java
11 17 (17.53%) Oracle
12 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
12 16 (16.49%) jQuery
13 15 (15.46%) MongoDB
13 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
13 15 (15.46%) TDD
14 14 (14.43%) Unix
14 14 (14.43%) Node.js
14 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (13.40%) Web Services
15 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.37%) Windows
16 12 (12.37%) LAMP
16 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (11.34%) CSS3
17 11 (11.34%) HTML5
17 11 (11.34%) MVC

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 8 (8.25%) CMS
2 6 (6.19%) Drupal
2 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.19%) eZ Publish
2 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.15%) JBoss
3 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.09%) nginx
5 3 (3.09%) WordPress
6 2 (2.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Moodle
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.15%) GitHub
5 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.06%) Route 53
7 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) SSL
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.15%) VoIP
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) Intranet
4 2 (2.06%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.06%) Skype
5 1 (1.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.31%) Redis
4 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.19%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (5.15%) DB2
8 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.09%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.06%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.06%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.06%) Power BI
10 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.15%) Subversion
4 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.12%) JUnit
4 4 (4.12%) Maven
5 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.03%) JBehave
6 1 (1.03%) JMeter
6 1 (1.03%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.03%) Mockito
6 1 (1.03%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.03%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (7.22%) Back Office
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (70.10%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) PHP Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Senior Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Web Developer
3 10 (10.31%) Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) DevOps Developer
7 6 (6.19%) MicroStrategy Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.15%) MySQL Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) CSS
2 29 (29.90%) HTML
3 24 (24.74%) Laravel
4 16 (16.49%) jQuery
5 14 (14.43%) Node.js
6 13 (13.40%) Web Services
7 12 (12.37%) LAMP
7 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (11.34%) CSS3
8 11 (11.34%) HTML5
9 9 (9.28%) Ajax
9 9 (9.28%) React
10 8 (8.25%) .NET
10 8 (8.25%) Java EE
10 8 (8.25%) Semantic UI
11 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.22%) RESTful
11 7 (7.22%) Sass
12 6 (6.19%) Vue.js
12 6 (6.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) User Experience
2 8 (8.25%) Algorithms
2 8 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) NHS
5 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.06%) VLE
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Unix
3 12 (12.37%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) CentOS
4 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.03%) Debian
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
2 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.53%) Web Development
4 15 (15.46%) TDD
5 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.34%) DevOps
6 11 (11.34%) Microservices
6 11 (11.34%) MVC
7 10 (10.31%) Front End Development
8 9 (9.28%) Change Management
8 9 (9.28%) OO
8 9 (9.28%) OOP
9 8 (8.25%) Business Development
9 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.25%) Content Management
9 8 (8.25%) OO PHP
9 8 (8.25%) Service Management
10 7 (7.22%) Analytics
10 7 (7.22%) Open Source
10 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) PHP
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) Python
5 10 (10.31%) Ruby
6 7 (7.22%) C#
7 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.09%) Groovy
8 3 (3.09%) Java 8
8 3 (3.09%) Perl
8 3 (3.09%) Scala
8 3 (3.09%) VBA
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.06%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.09%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.25%) Docker
3 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.03%) KVM
5 1 (1.03%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.15%) Linux-HA
3 2 (2.06%) Packer
3 2 (2.06%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Terraform
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Oracle
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 6 (6.19%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (5.15%) Citrix
5 5 (5.15%) Northgate
6 4 (4.12%) SAP
7 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.06%) Tableau
9 1 (1.03%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow