Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 487 647 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.05% 6.70% 5.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.06% 23.12% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 418 639 609
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%

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 2,555 2,798 3,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.52% 28.99% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 2,405 2,686
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -32 138 £38,750 +10.71% 34
Coventry +39 71 £44,000 +3.53% 7
Staffordshire -24 54 £30,750 -23.13% 15
Solihull +2 51 £35,000 -2.78% 10
Warwickshire -26 45 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Worcestershire +10 40 £35,000 - 14
Shropshire -1 31 £32,000 -8.57% 9
Halesowen -1 24 £45,000 +69.81% 3
Herefordshire +12 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -27 4 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley -5 1 £25,000 -39.76% 2
Stourbridge - 1 £25,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £32,500 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 332 (68.17%) JavaScript
2 301 (61.81%) PHP
3 299 (61.40%) HTML
4 242 (49.69%) CSS
5 178 (36.55%) Linux
6 161 (33.06%) Web Development
7 132 (27.10%) Java
8 119 (24.44%) jQuery
9 110 (22.59%) SQL
10 104 (21.36%) Git (software)
11 102 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
12 98 (20.12%) Apache
13 93 (19.10%) MVC
14 86 (17.66%) E-Commerce
15 85 (17.45%) Laravel
15 85 (17.45%) AngularJS
16 78 (16.02%) NoSQL
16 78 (16.02%) HTML5
17 73 (14.99%) LAMP
18 68 (13.96%) Node.js
19 66 (13.55%) Docker
20 64 (13.14%) Oracle
21 63 (12.94%) OOP
22 61 (12.53%) PostgreSQL
23 57 (11.70%) MongoDB
24 55 (11.29%) OO
24 55 (11.29%) SQL Server
25 54 (11.09%) Subversion
26 52 (10.68%) Mentoring
27 50 (10.27%) Spring

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 98 (20.12%) Apache
2 50 (10.27%) WordPress
3 46 (9.45%) CMS
4 38 (7.80%) Confluence
5 19 (3.90%) nginx
6 10 (2.05%) Drupal
6 10 (2.05%) JBoss
7 8 (1.64%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.23%) WildFly
10 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.82%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (0.82%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.82%) Jetty
12 3 (0.62%) IIS
12 3 (0.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (9.03%) Magento
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.21%) Shopify
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.46%) GitHub
4 11 (2.26%) npm
5 6 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.03%) SaaS
7 3 (0.62%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.41%) AdWords
8 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.41%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.41%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.41%) Serverless
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Slack
9 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.70%) SMS
2 17 (3.49%) Internet
3 15 (3.08%) Firewall
4 14 (2.87%) SSH
5 11 (2.26%) AMQP
6 10 (2.05%) DNS
7 8 (1.64%) Broadband
8 5 (1.03%) FTP
9 3 (0.62%) HTTP
9 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.62%) NAS
9 3 (0.62%) SAN
9 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.41%) DDNS
10 2 (0.41%) Intranet
10 2 (0.41%) Network Security
10 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.41%) SMTP
11 1 (0.21%) LAN
11 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.02%) NoSQL
2 61 (12.53%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 55 (11.29%) SQL Server
5 23 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.90%) Redis
7 15 (3.08%) Big Data
8 13 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.82%) DB2
15 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.62%) Riak
Development Applications
1 104 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.09%) Subversion
3 41 (8.42%) JIRA
4 32 (6.57%) TeamCity
5 31 (6.37%) Maven
6 20 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 18 (3.70%) JUnit
8 17 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 16 (3.29%) Selenium
10 15 (3.08%) Mocha
11 14 (2.87%) Vagrant
12 12 (2.46%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.26%) gulp
14 10 (2.05%) PHPUnit
15 8 (1.64%) Visual Studio
16 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.23%) Zephyr
17 5 (1.03%) Grunt
17 5 (1.03%) JBehave
17 5 (1.03%) Mockito
General
1 44 (9.03%) Marketing
2 33 (6.78%) Games
3 28 (5.75%) Retail
4 23 (4.72%) Finance
5 18 (3.70%) Billing
6 12 (2.46%) Automotive
7 11 (2.26%) Back Office
8 9 (1.85%) Advertising
8 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.64%) Electronics
10 6 (1.23%) Banking
11 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.62%) Legal
12 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 370 (75.98%) Developer
2 195 (40.04%) PHP Developer
3 119 (24.44%) Web Developer
4 79 (16.22%) PHP Web Developer
5 77 (15.81%) Java Developer
5 77 (15.81%) Senior Developer
6 50 (10.27%) Lead Developer
7 40 (8.21%) Senior PHP Developer
8 39 (8.01%) Lead Java Developer
9 37 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 32 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (5.95%) Senior Web Developer
12 28 (5.75%) Junior
12 28 (5.75%) Junior Developer
12 28 (5.75%) MySQL Developer
13 25 (5.13%) Junior PHP Developer
14 24 (4.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 23 (4.72%) Backend Developer
15 23 (4.72%) LAMP Developer
15 23 (4.72%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (61.40%) HTML
2 242 (49.69%) CSS
3 119 (24.44%) jQuery
4 85 (17.45%) AngularJS
4 85 (17.45%) Laravel
5 78 (16.02%) HTML5
6 73 (14.99%) LAMP
7 68 (13.96%) Node.js
8 50 (10.27%) Spring
9 45 (9.24%) .NET
9 45 (9.24%) Hibernate
9 45 (9.24%) Symfony
10 44 (9.03%) RESTful
11 40 (8.21%) J2EE
12 39 (8.01%) Sass
12 39 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (7.60%) XML
14 36 (7.39%) REST
15 32 (6.57%) CodeIgniter
15 32 (6.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.80%) User Experience
2 37 (7.60%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (4.11%) BBC
7 18 (3.70%) Social Media
8 16 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.87%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (2.46%) Graphic Design
12 11 (2.26%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.85%) NHS
14 8 (1.64%) Clustering
14 8 (1.64%) Private Cloud
15 7 (1.44%) iPhone
15 7 (1.44%) Mobile Games
15 7 (1.44%) Replication
16 5 (1.03%) Fintech
17 4 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 178 (36.55%) Linux
2 42 (8.62%) Android
3 40 (8.21%) CentOS
4 31 (6.37%) Windows
5 25 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 24 (4.93%) Ubuntu
7 21 (4.31%) Debian
8 19 (3.90%) Unix
9 14 (2.87%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (33.06%) Web Development
2 102 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (19.10%) MVC
4 86 (17.66%) E-Commerce
5 63 (12.94%) OOP
6 55 (11.29%) OO
7 52 (10.68%) Mentoring
8 49 (10.06%) Front End Development
9 40 (8.21%) SDLC
10 39 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.60%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.78%) Scrum
12 33 (6.78%) SEO
13 32 (6.57%) TDD
14 27 (5.54%) Analytics
14 27 (5.54%) Unit Testing
15 26 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (5.13%) Content Management
17 24 (4.93%) Collaborative Working
18 19 (3.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 332 (68.17%) JavaScript
2 301 (61.81%) PHP
3 132 (27.10%) Java
4 110 (22.59%) SQL
5 40 (8.21%) C#
6 33 (6.78%) Python
7 30 (6.16%) Ruby
8 27 (5.54%) C++
9 16 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.08%) Go
11 13 (2.67%) Java 8
12 11 (2.26%) ES6
13 10 (2.05%) C
13 10 (2.05%) Perl
13 10 (2.05%) PHP 7
13 10 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (6.57%) Degree
2 30 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.44%) ISEB
4 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.03%) RHCE
7 4 (0.82%) HND
8 3 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.62%) MCSE
9 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) PhD
10 1 (0.21%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) OCP
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
10 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.23%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (13.55%) Docker
2 12 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.05%) iptables
4 7 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.44%) KVM
5 5 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.62%) Squid
7 2 (0.41%) HDFS
7 2 (0.41%) Postfix
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (8.01%) Puppet
2 30 (6.16%) Ansible
3 14 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.05%) Nagios
5 7 (1.44%) Marathon
6 5 (1.03%) SELinux
7 4 (0.82%) Plesk
7 4 (0.82%) Terraform
8 3 (0.62%) Ambari
8 3 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.62%) logstash
8 3 (0.62%) Packer
9 2 (0.41%) cPanel
9 2 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (13.14%) Oracle
2 46 (9.45%) Google
3 29 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.95%) Red Hat
3 29 (5.95%) Zend
4 26 (5.34%) VMware
5 25 (5.13%) Twitter
6 15 (3.08%) Apple
7 10 (2.05%) Adobe
8 9 (1.85%) hybris
9 8 (1.64%) Demandware
10 7 (1.44%) Cisco
11 5 (1.03%) Citrix
11 5 (1.03%) WooCommerce
12 4 (0.82%) BMC
12 4 (0.82%) SAP
13 3 (0.62%) IBM
13 3 (0.62%) Remedy
13 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.62%) Xamarin