Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1 +20
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 348 704 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.06% 7.17% 6.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.70% 24.02% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 316 656 693
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.47%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 2,217 2,931 3,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.85% 29.85% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,797 2,565 2,602
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -36 121 £40,000 - 33
Coventry +27 76 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Worcestershire +10 40 £40,000 +33.33% 13
Warwickshire -5 36 £50,000 +61.29% 11
Solihull +7 23 £35,000 +2.94% 8
Shropshire -14 21 £40,000 - 7
Staffordshire -53 17 £30,000 -14.29% 13
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £37,500 - 2
Herefordshire +7 2 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Wolverhampton 0 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 196 (56.32%) JavaScript
2 185 (53.16%) PHP
3 165 (47.41%) HTML
4 156 (44.83%) CSS
5 141 (40.52%) Linux
6 123 (35.34%) SQL
7 109 (31.32%) Java
8 98 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
10 70 (20.11%) PostgreSQL
11 65 (18.68%) NoSQL
12 64 (18.39%) Web Development
13 62 (17.82%) Git (software)
14 59 (16.95%) MongoDB
15 58 (16.67%) LAMP
16 56 (16.09%) Python
17 54 (15.52%) OO
17 54 (15.52%) MVC
18 52 (14.94%) Apache
18 52 (14.94%) Degree
19 50 (14.37%) AngularJS
20 48 (13.79%) jQuery
21 47 (13.51%) Laravel
22 44 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
23 42 (12.07%) OOP
23 42 (12.07%) DB2
23 42 (12.07%) HTML5
24 41 (11.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 41 (11.78%) Unix
24 41 (11.78%) TDD

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 52 (14.94%) Apache
2 31 (8.91%) WordPress
3 14 (4.02%) CMS
3 14 (4.02%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.74%) Confluence
5 10 (2.87%) IIS
6 9 (2.59%) JBoss
7 8 (2.30%) nginx
8 7 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.01%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.44%) Drupal
9 5 (1.44%) eZ Publish
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.15%) Moodle
11 3 (0.86%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Magento
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (4.31%) SaaS
4 14 (4.02%) IaaS
4 14 (4.02%) PaaS
5 13 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.74%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.30%) GitHub
7 8 (2.30%) npm
8 6 (1.72%) NuGet
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.15%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.15%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.15%) Route 53
9 4 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Asana
10 2 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.61%) DNS
2 13 (3.74%) Internet
2 13 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.87%) NAS
3 10 (2.87%) SAN
4 8 (2.30%) DDNS
4 8 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (1.72%) SSL
6 4 (1.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.57%) FTP
7 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.57%) LAN
7 2 (0.57%) Network Security
7 2 (0.57%) Skype
7 2 (0.57%) SSH
7 2 (0.57%) VSAN
8 1 (0.29%) ISDN
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.11%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (18.68%) NoSQL
3 59 (16.95%) MongoDB
4 42 (12.07%) DB2
5 41 (11.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 39 (11.21%) SQL Server
7 31 (8.91%) Amazon RDS
8 27 (7.76%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.30%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.01%) Redis
10 7 (2.01%) SQLite
11 6 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.86%) Big Data
14 3 (0.86%) Power BI
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.61%) Maven
3 20 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.75%) JUnit
4 17 (4.89%) Cucumber
5 14 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.74%) Selenium
7 9 (2.59%) JIRA
8 8 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.30%) Subversion
9 6 (1.72%) FitNesse
9 6 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.72%) Visual Studio Code
10 5 (1.44%) Concordion
11 4 (1.15%) Appium
11 4 (1.15%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.15%) Robotium
11 4 (1.15%) TestNG
11 4 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (7.76%) Marketing
2 19 (5.46%) Advertising
3 17 (4.89%) Retail
4 16 (4.60%) Automotive
5 14 (4.02%) Finance
6 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Games
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (64.08%) Developer
2 91 (26.15%) PHP Developer
3 44 (12.64%) Architect
4 43 (12.36%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 35 (10.06%) Web Developer
7 28 (8.05%) DBA
8 25 (7.18%) Lead Developer
8 25 (7.18%) Software Developer
9 21 (6.03%) PHP Web Developer
10 20 (5.75%) Database Architect
11 18 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (4.89%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.60%) Administrator
13 16 (4.60%) WordPress Developer
14 15 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.31%) PHP WordPress Developer
15 14 (4.02%) Analyst
16 13 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (47.41%) HTML
2 156 (44.83%) CSS
3 58 (16.67%) LAMP
4 50 (14.37%) AngularJS
5 48 (13.79%) jQuery
6 47 (13.51%) Laravel
7 42 (12.07%) HTML5
8 40 (11.49%) Spring
9 32 (9.20%) Node.js
10 27 (7.76%) Java EE
10 27 (7.76%) React
11 26 (7.47%) CSS3
11 26 (7.47%) Sass
12 23 (6.61%) .NET
12 23 (6.61%) Hibernate
13 21 (6.03%) J2EE
14 20 (5.75%) SOAP
15 19 (5.46%) REST
15 19 (5.46%) RESTful
16 18 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (5.17%) Social Media
6 15 (4.31%) User Experience
7 12 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.16%) Clustering
9 9 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.01%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.01%) CCTV
10 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.72%) SCADA
12 3 (0.86%) Industry 4.0
12 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.86%) iPhone
12 3 (0.86%) Replication
12 3 (0.86%) RIA
13 2 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 141 (40.52%) Linux
2 41 (11.78%) Unix
3 28 (8.05%) Windows
4 14 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.45%) CentOS
6 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.39%) Web Development
3 54 (15.52%) MVC
3 54 (15.52%) OO
4 42 (12.07%) OOP
5 41 (11.78%) TDD
6 37 (10.63%) Scrum
7 36 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (9.77%) DevOps
8 34 (9.77%) Microservices
8 34 (9.77%) Software Engineering
9 32 (9.20%) E-Commerce
10 30 (8.62%) OO PHP
11 28 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.76%) Open Source
13 26 (7.47%) High Availability
14 24 (6.90%) Front End Development
15 21 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (6.03%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 196 (56.32%) JavaScript
2 185 (53.16%) PHP
3 123 (35.34%) SQL
4 109 (31.32%) Java
5 56 (16.09%) Python
6 28 (8.05%) C#
7 24 (6.90%) Java 8
8 18 (5.17%) Perl
8 18 (5.17%) Ruby
9 16 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.87%) C++
11 7 (2.01%) C
12 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.15%) VBA
14 3 (0.86%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.57%) Groovy
15 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (14.94%) Degree
2 25 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.31%) Master's Degree
4 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.86%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) ISEB
6 3 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.86%) RHCE
6 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.05%) QA
2 15 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (11.21%) Docker
2 13 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.57%) iptables
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) Postfix
5 1 (0.29%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.29%) Squid
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (6.90%) Ansible
2 23 (6.61%) Puppet
3 18 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.87%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.86%) Galera Cluster
5 3 (0.86%) Nagios
6 2 (0.57%) Consul
6 2 (0.57%) cPanel
6 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.57%) Grafana
6 2 (0.57%) Kibana
6 2 (0.57%) logstash
6 2 (0.57%) Rancher
6 2 (0.57%) SELinux
6 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.57%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 38 (10.92%) Oracle
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.75%) VMware
4 16 (4.60%) Google
5 11 (3.16%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.87%) Citrix
6 10 (2.87%) Zend
7 8 (2.30%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.01%) Twitter
9 6 (1.72%) Apple
9 6 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.15%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.15%) Northgate
10 4 (1.15%) SAP
11 3 (0.86%) Adobe
11 3 (0.86%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.86%) BT
11 3 (0.86%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.86%) Riverbed