Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -35 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 356 701 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.94% 7.03% 6.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.34% 23.31% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 663 727
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,125 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,321 3,007 3,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.68% 30.16% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 2,635 2,607
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Birmingham -41 140 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Coventry +34 57 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Warwickshire -12 31 £43,750 +43.44% 7
Shropshire 0 30 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Worcestershire -1 30 £37,500 +25.00% 18
Solihull -3 30 £37,500 +4.17% 5
Staffordshire -47 25 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Wolverhampton -20 4 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Herefordshire +20 2 £26,500 -11.67% 2
Halesowen 0 1 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 207 (58.15%) JavaScript
2 183 (51.40%) PHP
3 172 (48.31%) HTML
4 164 (46.07%) CSS
5 138 (38.76%) Linux
6 117 (32.87%) SQL
7 106 (29.78%) Java
8 75 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (20.79%) Apache
10 73 (20.51%) Web Development
11 68 (19.10%) LAMP
12 63 (17.70%) MVC
13 61 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
14 60 (16.85%) Git (software)
15 56 (15.73%) OO
16 51 (14.33%) Laravel
17 50 (14.04%) MongoDB
17 50 (14.04%) Degree
17 50 (14.04%) jQuery
18 46 (12.92%) NoSQL
18 46 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
18 46 (12.92%) Spring
19 45 (12.64%) HTML5
20 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
20 44 (12.36%) AngularJS
21 43 (12.08%) Python
21 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
22 40 (11.24%) E-Commerce
22 40 (11.24%) OOP
22 40 (11.24%) Oracle

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 74 (20.79%) Apache
2 34 (9.55%) WordPress
3 21 (5.90%) CMS
4 11 (3.09%) JBoss
4 11 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.81%) IIS
6 9 (2.53%) Confluence
7 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.97%) nginx
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.69%) WildFly
9 5 (1.40%) Drupal
9 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.84%) eZ Publish
11 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.21%) Magento
2 4 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Shopify
5 1 (0.28%) assyst
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.65%) GitHub
4 9 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.25%) SaaS
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.69%) IaaS
6 6 (1.69%) PaaS
7 5 (1.40%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.84%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.84%) npm
9 3 (0.84%) Route 53
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Asana
10 2 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.18%) DNS
2 10 (2.81%) NAS
2 10 (2.81%) SAN
2 10 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.25%) DDNS
3 8 (2.25%) Internet
3 8 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.12%) FTP
4 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.12%) SSH
5 3 (0.84%) HTTP
5 3 (0.84%) Network Security
5 3 (0.84%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) LAN
6 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 2 (0.56%) VSAN
7 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 46 (12.92%) NoSQL
2 46 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.90%) DB2
6 13 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.81%) Big Data
8 9 (2.53%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.12%) Redis
13 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 60 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.02%) Maven
4 23 (6.46%) JUnit
5 13 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.09%) JIRA
7 10 (2.81%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.53%) Selenium
8 9 (2.53%) Subversion
9 7 (1.97%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.97%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.69%) JBehave
10 6 (1.69%) Mockito
11 5 (1.40%) TestNG
12 4 (1.12%) Appium
12 4 (1.12%) Mocha
12 4 (1.12%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.12%) Robotium
12 4 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (7.58%) Marketing
2 19 (5.34%) Finance
3 18 (5.06%) Advertising
4 14 (3.93%) Retail
5 11 (3.09%) Automotive
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.12%) Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 250 (70.22%) Developer
2 112 (31.46%) PHP Developer
3 57 (16.01%) Java Developer
4 42 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 40 (11.24%) Web Developer
6 28 (7.87%) PHP Web Developer
7 27 (7.58%) Architect
7 27 (7.58%) Lead Developer
8 24 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (6.46%) Software Developer
10 21 (5.90%) WordPress Developer
11 20 (5.62%) DBA
11 20 (5.62%) PHP WordPress Developer
12 19 (5.34%) Lead Java Developer
13 18 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
14 16 (4.49%) Software Engineer
15 15 (4.21%) Analyst
15 15 (4.21%) MySQL Developer
15 15 (4.21%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 15 (4.21%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (48.31%) HTML
2 164 (46.07%) CSS
3 68 (19.10%) LAMP
4 51 (14.33%) Laravel
5 50 (14.04%) jQuery
6 46 (12.92%) Spring
7 45 (12.64%) HTML5
8 44 (12.36%) AngularJS
9 36 (10.11%) RESTful
10 32 (8.99%) Node.js
11 31 (8.71%) J2EE
12 30 (8.43%) Hibernate
13 29 (8.15%) CSS3
13 29 (8.15%) Web Services
14 26 (7.30%) CodeIgniter
14 26 (7.30%) React
15 25 (7.02%) Java EE
16 22 (6.18%) .NET
17 18 (5.06%) Symfony
18 17 (4.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (5.62%) Social Media
5 19 (5.34%) User Experience
6 12 (3.37%) Clustering
7 11 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.69%) SCADA
11 4 (1.12%) Fintech
11 4 (1.12%) iPhone
11 4 (1.12%) Replication
11 4 (1.12%) RIA
12 3 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
13 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 138 (38.76%) Linux
2 28 (7.87%) Unix
2 28 (7.87%) Windows
3 21 (5.90%) CentOS
4 16 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.09%) Android
6 9 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.51%) Web Development
3 63 (17.70%) MVC
4 56 (15.73%) OO
5 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 40 (11.24%) E-Commerce
6 40 (11.24%) OOP
7 34 (9.55%) Mentoring
7 34 (9.55%) TDD
8 31 (8.71%) OO PHP
9 30 (8.43%) DevOps
10 29 (8.15%) Front End Development
11 28 (7.87%) Scrum
12 27 (7.58%) Microservices
13 25 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (6.74%) Open Source
15 23 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (5.62%) High Availability
18 19 (5.34%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 207 (58.15%) JavaScript
2 183 (51.40%) PHP
3 117 (32.87%) SQL
4 106 (29.78%) Java
5 43 (12.08%) Python
6 27 (7.58%) C#
7 26 (7.30%) Java 8
8 19 (5.34%) Perl
8 19 (5.34%) Ruby
9 12 (3.37%) C++
10 9 (2.53%) C
10 9 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.12%) VB
14 4 (1.12%) VBA
15 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (14.04%) Degree
2 23 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.37%) Master's Degree
4 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.69%) RHCE
7 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.84%) ISEB
8 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
10 1 (0.28%) OCP
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) QA
2 12 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (10.67%) Docker
2 15 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.40%) iptables
6 4 (1.12%) Squid
7 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.84%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Postfix
8 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (4.78%) Puppet
2 11 (3.09%) Ansible
3 9 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.25%) Nagios
5 5 (1.40%) SELinux
6 4 (1.12%) cPanel
6 4 (1.12%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (1.12%) logstash
6 4 (1.12%) Plesk
7 3 (0.84%) Marathon
8 2 (0.56%) Ambari
8 2 (0.56%) Consul
8 2 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.56%) Grafana
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.56%) Kibana
8 2 (0.56%) Rancher
8 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (11.24%) Oracle
2 25 (7.02%) VMware
3 24 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.46%) Google
5 16 (4.49%) Zend
6 11 (3.09%) Citrix
7 10 (2.81%) Twitter
8 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.25%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.97%) Capita
10 7 (1.97%) Demandware
10 7 (1.97%) hybris
11 6 (1.69%) Apple
12 5 (1.40%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.40%) SAP
13 4 (1.12%) BMC
13 4 (1.12%) Northgate
13 4 (1.12%) Remedy
13 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow