Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -35 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 385 675 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.08% 6.89% 6.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.61% 23.12% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 341 658 726
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -4.06%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £56,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 2,467 2,920 3,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.15% 29.83% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,546 2,783
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -36 138 £39,000 +11.43% 24
Coventry +43 61 £44,000 +3.53% 3
Warwickshire -28 39 £42,500 +37.10% 7
Staffordshire -39 39 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Solihull -12 32 £39,250 +9.03% 4
Shropshire -2 29 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Worcestershire -9 24 £36,500 +4.29% 14
Halesowen +2 8 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Herefordshire +16 4 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Wolverhampton -26 4 £37,500 +36.36% 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 246 (63.90%) JavaScript
2 217 (56.36%) PHP
3 211 (54.81%) HTML
4 184 (47.79%) CSS
5 152 (39.48%) Linux
6 106 (27.53%) Java
7 97 (25.19%) SQL
8 94 (24.42%) Web Development
9 87 (22.60%) Git (software)
9 87 (22.60%) Apache
10 81 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (20.78%) jQuery
12 79 (20.52%) MVC
13 68 (17.66%) LAMP
14 60 (15.58%) Laravel
15 57 (14.81%) OO
16 55 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 55 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 52 (13.51%) HTML5
17 52 (13.51%) NoSQL
17 52 (13.51%) OOP
18 51 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
19 49 (12.73%) Spring
20 48 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
20 48 (12.47%) Docker
21 47 (12.21%) MongoDB
21 47 (12.21%) Degree
22 45 (11.69%) WordPress
23 43 (11.17%) Marketing
24 42 (10.91%) RESTful

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 87 (22.60%) Apache
2 45 (11.69%) WordPress
3 32 (8.31%) CMS
4 22 (5.71%) Confluence
5 11 (2.86%) nginx
6 8 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.82%) IIS
8 6 (1.56%) JBoss
8 6 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.56%) WildFly
9 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.04%) Drupal
10 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.94%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (6.23%) Magento
2 4 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.52%) Shopify
5 1 (0.26%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.64%) GitHub
4 6 (1.56%) BrowserStack
4 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.56%) SaaS
5 5 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.04%) npm
7 3 (0.78%) AdWords
7 3 (0.78%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.78%) Serverless
8 2 (0.52%) Asana
8 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.52%) G Suite
8 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.52%) IaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 2 (0.52%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.90%) DNS
2 12 (3.12%) Internet
3 10 (2.60%) SMS
3 10 (2.60%) SSH
4 9 (2.34%) Firewall
4 9 (2.34%) NAS
4 9 (2.34%) SAN
5 8 (2.08%) Broadband
6 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.56%) DDNS
7 6 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.30%) FTP
9 4 (1.04%) Network Security
10 3 (0.78%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.78%) Intranet
11 2 (0.52%) HTTP
11 2 (0.52%) VSAN
12 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.26%) LAN
12 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 48 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (12.21%) MongoDB
4 37 (9.61%) SQL Server
5 24 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.12%) Big Data
8 11 (2.86%) Redis
9 9 (2.34%) DB2
10 8 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.82%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.30%) Power BI
14 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 87 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.05%) Maven
3 27 (7.01%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.97%) JIRA
4 23 (5.97%) Subversion
5 17 (4.42%) JUnit
6 16 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.38%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.60%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.08%) Selenium
11 7 (1.82%) Mocha
12 6 (1.56%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.56%) TestNG
13 5 (1.30%) JBehave
13 5 (1.30%) Mockito
13 5 (1.30%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.04%) Appium
14 4 (1.04%) Robot Framework
General
1 43 (11.17%) Marketing
2 17 (4.42%) Finance
3 15 (3.90%) Retail
4 13 (3.38%) Advertising
5 12 (3.12%) Automotive
6 10 (2.60%) Games
7 6 (1.56%) Billing
8 5 (1.30%) Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.78%) Legal
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 291 (75.58%) Developer
2 142 (36.88%) PHP Developer
3 67 (17.40%) Java Developer
4 64 (16.62%) Web Developer
5 57 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 41 (10.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 39 (10.13%) Lead Developer
8 30 (7.79%) Lead Java Developer
9 25 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (6.49%) Senior PHP Developer
10 22 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (5.71%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 22 (5.71%) WordPress Developer
11 21 (5.45%) .NET Developer
11 21 (5.45%) Architect
12 19 (4.94%) MySQL Developer
12 19 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (4.68%) DBA
14 17 (4.42%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 16 (4.16%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (54.81%) HTML
2 184 (47.79%) CSS
3 80 (20.78%) jQuery
4 68 (17.66%) LAMP
5 60 (15.58%) Laravel
6 55 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 52 (13.51%) HTML5
8 49 (12.73%) Spring
9 42 (10.91%) RESTful
10 39 (10.13%) Node.js
11 35 (9.09%) Hibernate
12 33 (8.57%) .NET
13 32 (8.31%) CodeIgniter
13 32 (8.31%) J2EE
13 32 (8.31%) Symfony
14 28 (7.27%) CSS3
15 24 (6.23%) CakePHP
16 22 (5.71%) Web Services
16 22 (5.71%) XML
17 21 (5.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.09%) User Experience
2 24 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 21 (5.45%) Social Media
6 19 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.86%) Clustering
9 11 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.86%) Graphic Design
10 8 (2.08%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.82%) BBC
12 6 (1.56%) Fintech
12 6 (1.56%) iPhone
12 6 (1.56%) Replication
13 4 (1.04%) RIA
14 2 (0.52%) DataPower
14 2 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 152 (39.48%) Linux
2 30 (7.79%) CentOS
3 21 (5.45%) Android
3 21 (5.45%) Windows
4 16 (4.16%) Unix
5 15 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.56%) Debian
7 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.42%) Web Development
2 81 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (20.52%) MVC
4 57 (14.81%) OO
5 55 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 52 (13.51%) OOP
7 42 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 34 (8.83%) Software Engineering
9 33 (8.57%) TDD
10 31 (8.05%) Front End Development
11 27 (7.01%) OO PHP
12 26 (6.75%) Analytics
13 25 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (6.49%) SDLC
14 24 (6.23%) SEO
15 22 (5.71%) Open Source
15 22 (5.71%) Scrum
16 21 (5.45%) DevOps
17 18 (4.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 246 (63.90%) JavaScript
2 217 (56.36%) PHP
3 106 (27.53%) Java
4 97 (25.19%) SQL
5 36 (9.35%) Python
6 27 (7.01%) C#
7 26 (6.75%) Ruby
8 22 (5.71%) Java 8
9 15 (3.90%) Perl
10 13 (3.38%) C++
11 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.30%) C
14 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.04%) ES6
15 4 (1.04%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.78%) PHP 7
16 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (12.21%) Degree
2 17 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.56%) RHCE
7 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) ISEB
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.52%) PhD
9 1 (0.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) OCP
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 48 (12.47%) Docker
2 11 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.30%) iptables
5 5 (1.30%) KVM
6 3 (0.78%) Squid
7 2 (0.52%) HDFS
7 2 (0.52%) Postfix
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (6.23%) Puppet
2 16 (4.16%) Ansible
3 10 (2.60%) Nagios
4 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.30%) logstash
5 5 (1.30%) SELinux
6 4 (1.04%) cPanel
6 4 (1.04%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (1.04%) Plesk
7 3 (0.78%) Ambari
7 3 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.78%) Marathon
8 2 (0.52%) Consul
8 2 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.52%) Grafana
8 2 (0.52%) Kibana
8 2 (0.52%) Rancher
8 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (9.35%) Oracle
2 28 (7.27%) Google
3 26 (6.75%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.23%) Zend
5 21 (5.45%) VMware
6 15 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.90%) Twitter
7 11 (2.86%) Adobe
8 10 (2.60%) Apple
9 9 (2.34%) Citrix
9 9 (2.34%) hybris
10 8 (2.08%) Demandware
11 6 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.04%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.04%) BMC
12 4 (1.04%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.04%) Remedy
13 3 (0.78%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.78%) WooCommerce