Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 59 50
Rank change year-on-year -29 -9 +20
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 345 178 560
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.34% 4.61% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 14.00% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 251 146 505
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £58,625 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,530 1,271 3,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.53% 32.92% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,933 1,053 2,673
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.13% +10.59% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the Midlands.

Salary trend for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
West Midlands -4 233 £45,000 +5.88% 72
East Midlands -52 112 £42,500 +13.33% 40
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 193 (55.94%) PHP
2 187 (54.20%) JavaScript
3 161 (46.67%) CSS
4 156 (45.22%) HTML
5 126 (36.52%) Linux
6 117 (33.91%) AWS
7 99 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (26.09%) Social Skills
9 84 (24.35%) SQL
10 77 (22.32%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
12 67 (19.42%) Java
13 65 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 62 (17.97%) DevOps
15 61 (17.68%) Git (software)
16 60 (17.39%) Laravel
17 59 (17.10%) Azure
18 58 (16.81%) MVC
19 57 (16.52%) Web Development
20 56 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
21 55 (15.94%) Docker
22 53 (15.36%) SaaS
23 51 (14.78%) Python
24 48 (13.91%) Windows
25 47 (13.62%) Oracle
26 45 (13.04%) REST
27 41 (11.88%) E-Commerce
28 40 (11.59%) .NET
28 40 (11.59%) jQuery
28 40 (11.59%) AngularJS

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 36 (10.43%) WordPress
2 30 (8.70%) Apache
3 23 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (6.38%) Confluence
5 21 (6.09%) CMS
6 20 (5.80%) nginx
7 9 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.61%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.74%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.45%) Drupal
9 5 (1.45%) SAS
10 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.87%) IIS
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.29%) Moodle
12 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.29%) PrestaShop
12 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.32%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (6.38%) Magento
2 12 (3.48%) Shopify
3 5 (1.45%) OpenCart
4 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.29%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 117 (33.91%) AWS
2 59 (17.10%) Azure
3 53 (15.36%) SaaS
4 35 (10.14%) GitHub
5 28 (8.12%) GCP
6 19 (5.51%) Serverless
7 18 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (5.22%) Power Platform
8 15 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (4.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (4.06%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (2.90%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (2.32%) Amazon EKS
12 8 (2.32%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (2.32%) IaaS
12 8 (2.32%) OpenShift
13 7 (2.03%) AWS CodeCommit
13 7 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (2.03%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.67%) HTTP
2 22 (6.38%) Internet
3 21 (6.09%) DNS
4 19 (5.51%) Firewall
5 14 (4.06%) SSH
6 13 (3.77%) FTP
6 13 (3.77%) LAN
6 13 (3.77%) SMTP
6 13 (3.77%) WAN
7 7 (2.03%) IPv4
7 7 (2.03%) SSL
8 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.16%) BGP
9 4 (1.16%) Network Security
9 4 (1.16%) OSPF
10 2 (0.58%) DHCP
10 2 (0.58%) Wireless
11 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (22.32%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (18.84%) SQL Server
3 38 (11.01%) NoSQL
4 36 (10.43%) Relational Database
5 33 (9.57%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.22%) Power BI
7 17 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.93%) Redis
8 16 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (3.77%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.48%) RDBMS
12 11 (3.19%) Oracle Database
13 10 (2.90%) Data Lake
13 10 (2.90%) Metadata
14 8 (2.32%) Amazon QuickSight
14 8 (2.32%) Data Mining
14 8 (2.32%) Metadata Repository
15 7 (2.03%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 61 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.86%) JIRA
3 32 (9.28%) Bitbucket
4 28 (8.12%) GitLab
5 25 (7.25%) PHPUnit
6 14 (4.06%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.61%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.32%) ERwin
9 4 (1.16%) Grunt
9 4 (1.16%) Selenium
10 3 (0.87%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.87%) Gradle
10 3 (0.87%) gulp
10 3 (0.87%) Maven
11 2 (0.58%) Ant
11 2 (0.58%) Babel
11 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.58%) Subversion
11 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 90 (26.09%) Social Skills
2 28 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.83%) Finance
4 26 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.80%) Billing
6 19 (5.51%) Public Sector
7 17 (4.93%) Marketing
8 14 (4.06%) Games
9 12 (3.48%) Retail
10 11 (3.19%) Manufacturing
11 8 (2.32%) Law
11 8 (2.32%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.87%) Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.58%) Electronics
13 2 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Publishing
14 1 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 216 (62.61%) Developer
2 125 (36.23%) PHP Developer
3 40 (11.59%) Software Developer
4 30 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 28 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.54%) Lead Developer
7 25 (7.25%) Data Engineer
8 23 (6.67%) DBA
9 17 (4.93%) Lead Software Developer
9 17 (4.93%) SaaS Developer
10 15 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
11 14 (4.06%) Administrator
11 14 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.77%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.48%) Junior
13 12 (3.48%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.90%) HTML Developer
16 9 (2.61%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (46.67%) CSS
2 156 (45.22%) HTML
3 60 (17.39%) Laravel
4 45 (13.04%) REST
5 40 (11.59%) .NET
5 40 (11.59%) AngularJS
5 40 (11.59%) jQuery
6 38 (11.01%) Web Services
7 34 (9.86%) Node.js
8 31 (8.99%) React
9 29 (8.41%) Symfony
10 28 (8.12%) HTML5
11 27 (7.83%) Vue.js
12 26 (7.54%) LAMP
13 25 (7.25%) JSON
14 24 (6.96%) Spring
15 21 (6.09%) .NET Core
16 20 (5.80%) RESTful
17 17 (4.93%) .NET Framework
18 16 (4.64%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.80%) Algorithms
1 20 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.77%) Legacy Applications
4 13 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.90%) User Experience
7 9 (2.61%) Replication
8 8 (2.32%) Clustering
8 8 (2.32%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.32%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.45%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.45%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (36.52%) Linux
2 48 (13.91%) Windows
3 36 (10.43%) Unix
4 28 (8.12%) Ubuntu
5 14 (4.06%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.32%) Solaris
7 5 (1.45%) CentOS
8 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.58%) Android
9 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.58%) Debian
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
3 62 (17.97%) DevOps
4 58 (16.81%) MVC
5 57 (16.52%) Web Development
6 56 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 38 (11.01%) Unit Testing
9 37 (10.72%) OOP
9 37 (10.72%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.86%) OO
11 33 (9.57%) ETL
12 29 (8.41%) Coaching
13 28 (8.12%) Data Modelling
14 27 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (7.83%) Microservices
14 27 (7.83%) TDD
15 26 (7.54%) Analytics
15 26 (7.54%) ERP
16 25 (7.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 193 (55.94%) PHP
2 187 (54.20%) JavaScript
3 84 (24.35%) SQL
4 67 (19.42%) Java
5 51 (14.78%) Python
6 34 (9.86%) C#
7 19 (5.51%) PHP 7
8 18 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.35%) Perl
10 12 (3.48%) Ruby
11 10 (2.90%) C++
12 9 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.32%) C
13 8 (2.32%) Dart
13 8 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.03%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.03%) VB
15 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.45%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.38%) Degree
2 12 (3.48%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.87%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) QA
2 16 (4.64%) Accessibility
3 7 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.03%) GDPR
4 6 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (15.94%) Docker
2 18 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.16%) HDFS
5 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 36 (10.43%) Terraform
3 22 (6.38%) Ansible
4 9 (2.61%) Grafana
4 9 (2.61%) Puppet
5 8 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.32%) Opsgenie
6 7 (2.03%) Data Guard
6 7 (2.03%) SCCM
7 6 (1.74%) Nagios
8 4 (1.16%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.58%) Plesk
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.29%) Packer
11 1 (0.29%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.29%) vRealize
11 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (13.62%) Oracle
2 29 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.38%) Zend
4 20 (5.80%) Atlassian
4 20 (5.80%) Google
5 16 (4.64%) VMware
6 12 (3.48%) WooCommerce
7 8 (2.32%) IBM
8 7 (2.03%) Alibaba
9 6 (1.74%) Databricks
9 6 (1.74%) Facebook
9 6 (1.74%) New Relic
9 6 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.45%) Adobe
10 5 (1.45%) Cisco
10 5 (1.45%) HubSpot
10 5 (1.45%) Informatica
10 5 (1.45%) LexisNexis
10 5 (1.45%) SAP
10 5 (1.45%) Talend