Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 205 128 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.09% 5.93% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.14% 17.80% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 144 142 154
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £50,175
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,071 719 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.84% 33.29% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 857 632 939
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL in Cheshire.

Salary trend for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 40 £49,000 +15.29% 6
Chester +4 39 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Knutsford - 24 £45,000 - 4
Crewe -1 14 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Macclesfield -26 13 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Runcorn - 9 £34,000 -
Northwich - 7 £35,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 6 £29,500 - 1
Congleton - 3 £47,500 -
Wilmslow +18 1 - -
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (50.24%) JavaScript
3 101 (49.27%) PHP
4 77 (37.56%) SQL
4 77 (37.56%) Java
5 76 (37.07%) HTML
6 74 (36.10%) CSS
7 73 (35.61%) Linux
8 56 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
9 55 (26.83%) jQuery
10 49 (23.90%) Git (software)
11 48 (23.41%) SQL Server
12 45 (21.95%) Web Services
12 45 (21.95%) MVC
13 41 (20.00%) Oracle
13 41 (20.00%) MongoDB
14 37 (18.05%) Laravel
15 33 (16.10%) Unix
16 32 (15.61%) Python
17 31 (15.12%) Windows
18 30 (14.63%) OO
19 29 (14.15%) C#
19 29 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
19 29 (14.15%) Software Engineering
19 29 (14.15%) AngularJS
20 28 (13.66%) REST
20 28 (13.66%) Tomcat
21 27 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (12.68%) .NET
23 25 (12.20%) Finance

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 28 (13.66%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.29%) JBoss
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 11 (5.37%) IIS
5 6 (2.93%) Drupal
5 6 (2.93%) nginx
6 5 (2.44%) CMS
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.98%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.98%) Resin
8 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.98%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (8.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.24%) GitHub
3 16 (7.80%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.98%) AdWords
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.93%) DNS
3 4 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 29 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.85%) Big Data
4 12 (5.85%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.88%) Power BI
7 8 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.44%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.95%) QlikView
12 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.29%) PHPUnit
4 15 (7.32%) JIRA
5 13 (6.34%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.34%) Subversion
6 11 (5.37%) Eclipse
7 10 (4.88%) JUnit
8 9 (4.39%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.93%) Gradle
10 6 (2.93%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.46%) Maven
12 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.49%) Grunt
13 1 (0.49%) gulp
13 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.20%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Advertising
3 12 (5.85%) Banking
4 10 (4.88%) Marketing
5 8 (3.90%) Retail
6 7 (3.41%) Games
7 6 (2.93%) Back Office
7 6 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.93%) Law
7 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.46%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.98%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (74.15%) Developer
2 62 (30.24%) PHP Developer
3 25 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 23 (11.22%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.27%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.78%) MySQL Developer
7 17 (8.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 16 (7.80%) .NET Developer
8 16 (7.80%) MongoDB Developer
9 14 (6.83%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Java Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Senior Java Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Python Developer
12 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (37.07%) HTML
2 74 (36.10%) CSS
3 55 (26.83%) jQuery
4 45 (21.95%) Web Services
5 37 (18.05%) Laravel
6 29 (14.15%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.66%) REST
8 26 (12.68%) .NET
9 24 (11.71%) Spring
9 24 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (8.29%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (7.32%) JSON
12 15 (7.32%) Node.js
13 14 (6.83%) HTML5
13 14 (6.83%) LAMP
14 13 (6.34%) Symfony
15 10 (4.88%) Django
15 10 (4.88%) React
16 9 (4.39%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.93%) User Experience
5 5 (2.44%) Clustering
6 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.46%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.98%) Animation
9 1 (0.49%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.49%) CCTV
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.61%) Linux
2 33 (16.10%) Unix
3 31 (15.12%) Windows
4 11 (5.37%) Android
4 11 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.90%) AIX
7 6 (2.93%) Debian
8 4 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) CentOS
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.95%) MVC
3 30 (14.63%) OO
4 29 (14.15%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.73%) Web Development
7 21 (10.24%) Scrum
8 20 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 16 (7.80%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (7.80%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (7.80%) Process Improvement
10 15 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.83%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.34%) DevOps
12 13 (6.34%) ETL
13 12 (5.85%) Creative Thinking
13 12 (5.85%) TDD
13 12 (5.85%) Visualisation
14 11 (5.37%) Microservices
14 11 (5.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.24%) JavaScript
2 101 (49.27%) PHP
3 77 (37.56%) Java
3 77 (37.56%) SQL
4 32 (15.61%) Python
5 29 (14.15%) C#
6 11 (5.37%) C
6 11 (5.37%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.39%) C++
8 9 (4.39%) Perl
8 9 (4.39%) PHP 5
9 8 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.44%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.95%) Go
13 4 (1.95%) VB
14 2 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (7.80%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) MCSE
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.95%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.95%) vSphere
4 3 (1.46%) Docker
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) BladeLogic
2 5 (2.44%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.98%) Nagios
3 2 (0.98%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Oracle
2 17 (8.29%) Zend
3 16 (7.80%) New Relic
4 13 (6.34%) Google
5 12 (5.85%) Sybase
6 11 (5.37%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.88%) Tableau
8 7 (3.41%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.93%) VMware
10 5 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.44%) Splunk
10 5 (2.44%) Twitter
11 3 (1.46%) Adobe
11 3 (1.46%) Capita
11 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.98%) ATG
12 2 (0.98%) ParAccel
12 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.98%) Talend
12 2 (0.98%) Vertica