Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6 -28
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 71 65 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.66% 5.16% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.05% 13.77% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 26
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +12.78%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 308 472 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.23% 37.46% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 252 352 263
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,164 £51,050
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +28 63 £45,000 +3.45% 24
Southport +8 5 £37,500 -28.57%
St Helens - 2 £29,250 - 1
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 54 (76.06%) PHP
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (42.25%) HTML
4 30 (42.25%) CSS
5 29 (40.85%) MVC
6 28 (39.44%) Linux
7 21 (29.58%) HTML5
7 21 (29.58%) Laravel
8 20 (28.17%) REST
8 20 (28.17%) CSS3
8 20 (28.17%) Finance
9 19 (26.76%) TDD
9 19 (26.76%) LAMP
9 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
9 19 (26.76%) Zend
9 19 (26.76%) CakePHP
10 18 (25.35%) jQuery
10 18 (25.35%) SOAP
10 18 (25.35%) API Development
11 17 (23.94%) Functional Testing
11 17 (23.94%) Selenium IDE
11 17 (23.94%) Banking
11 17 (23.94%) Selenium
11 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
11 17 (23.94%) WebDriver
12 16 (22.54%) Apache
12 16 (22.54%) Python
13 14 (19.72%) Bash Shell
14 13 (18.31%) Magento

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 16 (22.54%) Apache
2 10 (14.08%) CMS
2 10 (14.08%) Drupal
3 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Magento
2 2 (2.82%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.82%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
2 3 (4.23%) Route 53
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
4 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.41%) Power BI
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Selenium
1 17 (23.94%) Selenium IDE
1 17 (23.94%) WebDriver
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.82%) Bazaar
6 2 (2.82%) Grunt
6 2 (2.82%) gulp
6 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.82%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) PhpStorm
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 11 (15.49%) Advertising
4 10 (14.08%) Retail
5 4 (5.63%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (74.65%) Developer
2 43 (60.56%) PHP Developer
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Developer
3 17 (23.94%) MySQL Developer
3 17 (23.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Magento Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Data Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Database Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) PHP Magento Developer
8 4 (5.63%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) CSS
1 30 (42.25%) HTML
2 21 (29.58%) HTML5
2 21 (29.58%) Laravel
3 20 (28.17%) CSS3
3 20 (28.17%) REST
4 19 (26.76%) CakePHP
4 19 (26.76%) LAMP
5 18 (25.35%) jQuery
5 18 (25.35%) SOAP
6 10 (14.08%) Symfony
6 10 (14.08%) Web Services
7 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (7.04%) Kafka
9 4 (5.63%) XML
10 3 (4.23%) Node.js
11 2 (2.82%) MooTools
11 2 (2.82%) Qt
11 2 (2.82%) Sass
12 1 (1.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Xbox
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) CentOS
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) SUSE
3 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.23%) Debian
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) MVC
3 19 (26.76%) TDD
4 18 (25.35%) API Development
5 17 (23.94%) Functional Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.08%) DevOps
6 10 (14.08%) OOP
7 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
8 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.86%) B2B
9 7 (9.86%) BDD
9 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.86%) OO PHP
9 7 (9.86%) Web Development
10 6 (8.45%) Coaching
11 5 (7.04%) CRM
11 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.04%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) PHP
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) Python
4 14 (19.72%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.31%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) VB
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Plesk
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Zend
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) New Relic
4 3 (4.23%) Splunk
5 1 (1.41%) Capita
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau