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

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 25 38
Rank change year-on-year -42 +13 +13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 318 776 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.94% 7.70% 5.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.74% 26.31% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 275 696 610
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.57% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £21,950
90th Percentile £59,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% -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 2,020 2,949 3,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.02% 29.28% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 2,515 2,508
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 December 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 December 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 -44 97 £42,500 +10.39% 29
Worcestershire +4 64 £43,250 +33.08% 18
Coventry +1 64 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire +6 39 £50,000 +53.85% 10
Shropshire -29 12 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Staffordshire -44 12 £28,750 -17.86% 13
Solihull -29 9 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Sutton Coldfield -14 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Dudley -23 3 £27,500 +5.77%
Wednesbury +2 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Wolverhampton +13 1 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire -8 1 £18,000 -28.00%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 154 (48.43%) JavaScript
2 144 (45.28%) PHP
3 141 (44.34%) CSS
4 139 (43.71%) SQL
5 133 (41.82%) HTML
6 131 (41.19%) Linux
7 90 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (26.73%) Java
9 72 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
10 61 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (18.55%) Git (software)
12 58 (18.24%) AngularJS
13 56 (17.61%) MongoDB
13 56 (17.61%) Web Development
14 54 (16.98%) NoSQL
15 53 (16.67%) Laravel
16 51 (16.04%) Degree
16 51 (16.04%) Windows
17 48 (15.09%) SQL Server
18 47 (14.78%) DB2
18 47 (14.78%) jQuery
19 46 (14.47%) Python
20 45 (14.15%) C#
20 45 (14.15%) TDD
21 42 (13.21%) Scrum
22 41 (12.89%) HTML5
23 40 (12.58%) Microsoft
24 38 (11.95%) Oracle
24 38 (11.95%) Software Engineering
24 38 (11.95%) High Availability

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 25 (7.86%) Apache
2 20 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.72%) IIS
4 15 (4.72%) WordPress
5 13 (4.09%) Confluence
5 13 (4.09%) nginx
6 11 (3.46%) CMS
7 8 (2.52%) JBoss
8 7 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.89%) Drupal
9 6 (1.89%) eZ Publish
9 6 (1.89%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.26%) Moodle
11 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Magento
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.40%) npm
4 14 (4.40%) SaaS
5 13 (4.09%) IaaS
5 13 (4.09%) NuGet
5 13 (4.09%) PaaS
6 8 (2.52%) GitHub
6 8 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.20%) Route 53
8 4 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.63%) Slack
10 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.92%) Internet
2 18 (5.66%) DNS
3 12 (3.77%) LAN
4 11 (3.46%) WAN
5 9 (2.83%) VLAN
6 7 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.89%) SSL
7 6 (1.89%) VoIP
8 4 (1.26%) SAN
9 3 (0.94%) FTP
9 3 (0.94%) HTTP
9 3 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.94%) NAS
9 3 (0.94%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.94%) SSH
10 2 (0.63%) DDNS
10 2 (0.63%) Intranet
10 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.63%) Skype
11 1 (0.31%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (17.61%) MongoDB
3 54 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 48 (15.09%) SQL Server
5 47 (14.78%) DB2
6 36 (11.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 36 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.35%) Redis
9 16 (5.03%) SQLite
10 7 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.89%) Informix
11 6 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.26%) Big Data
13 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.94%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.09%) Visual Studio Code
4 12 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.46%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.14%) JUnit
6 10 (3.14%) Selenium
6 10 (3.14%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.52%) JIRA
8 6 (1.89%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.89%) Maven
8 6 (1.89%) Subversion
9 5 (1.57%) Concordion
10 2 (0.63%) Grunt
10 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.63%) Mocha
10 2 (0.63%) NUnit
General
1 16 (5.03%) Finance
1 16 (5.03%) Retail
2 12 (3.77%) Marketing
3 11 (3.46%) Advertising
3 11 (3.46%) Automotive
4 9 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.20%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Military
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 176 (55.35%) Developer
2 49 (15.41%) PHP Developer
3 44 (13.84%) Architect
4 30 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 29 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.86%) DBA
6 25 (7.86%) Lead Developer
7 24 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 23 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (6.92%) Database Architect
10 20 (6.29%) Analyst
11 19 (5.97%) Administrator
12 17 (5.35%) Java Developer
13 16 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (4.40%) Software Engineer
15 13 (4.09%) .NET Developer
15 13 (4.09%) Applications Support
16 12 (3.77%) Support Engineer
17 9 (2.83%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (44.34%) CSS
2 133 (41.82%) HTML
3 58 (18.24%) AngularJS
4 53 (16.67%) Laravel
5 47 (14.78%) jQuery
6 41 (12.89%) HTML5
7 36 (11.32%) .NET
8 35 (11.01%) LAMP
8 35 (11.01%) Sass
9 32 (10.06%) SOAP
10 31 (9.75%) CSS3
10 31 (9.75%) Vue.js
11 28 (8.81%) Node.js
12 26 (8.18%) REST
13 23 (7.23%) React
13 23 (7.23%) Web Services
14 22 (6.92%) Java EE
15 21 (6.60%) Spring
16 19 (5.97%) Angular 2
16 19 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.66%) Clustering
4 17 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (5.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (4.40%) CCTV
6 14 (4.40%) User Experience
7 12 (3.77%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.46%) Internet of Things
9 10 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.14%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.52%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.89%) SCADA
12 5 (1.57%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.57%) Social Media
13 4 (1.26%) NHS
14 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.94%) Industry 4.0
14 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 131 (41.19%) Linux
2 51 (16.04%) Windows
3 37 (11.64%) Unix
4 21 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.40%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.57%) CentOS
7 4 (1.26%) Solaris
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Android
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.61%) Web Development
3 45 (14.15%) TDD
4 42 (13.21%) Scrum
5 38 (11.95%) High Availability
5 38 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (11.95%) Software Engineering
6 32 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (9.75%) Computer Science
7 31 (9.75%) MVC
8 29 (9.12%) DevOps
9 28 (8.81%) Microservices
9 28 (8.81%) Technical Leadership
10 25 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.86%) OO
11 24 (7.55%) Change Management
11 24 (7.55%) OOP
11 24 (7.55%) SOA
12 22 (6.92%) Performance Metrics
13 21 (6.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (48.43%) JavaScript
2 144 (45.28%) PHP
3 139 (43.71%) SQL
4 85 (26.73%) Java
5 46 (14.47%) Python
6 45 (14.15%) C#
7 17 (5.35%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.09%) Ruby
9 11 (3.46%) C
9 11 (3.46%) Java 8
10 10 (3.14%) C++
11 6 (1.89%) Perl
11 6 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.26%) VB
14 3 (0.94%) Groovy
14 3 (0.94%) Scala
14 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (16.04%) Degree
2 16 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (3.14%) CCA
4 10 (3.14%) CCAA
4 10 (3.14%) CCNA
4 10 (3.14%) CCNP
4 10 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.14%) VCAP
4 10 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (2.83%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.57%) HNC
8 3 (0.94%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.63%) RHCE
9 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.32%) QA
2 14 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (10.38%) Docker
2 14 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) iptables
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) pfSense
6 1 (0.31%) Postfix
6 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (7.55%) Puppet
2 23 (7.23%) Ansible
3 19 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.09%) Linux-HA
5 10 (3.14%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.26%) Terraform
7 3 (0.94%) Packer
7 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.63%) cPanel
8 2 (0.63%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.63%) Nagios
8 2 (0.63%) SELinux
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.95%) Oracle
3 25 (7.86%) VMware
4 18 (5.66%) Citrix
5 16 (5.03%) Atlassian
6 13 (4.09%) HP
7 11 (3.46%) Cisco
8 10 (3.14%) BT
9 7 (2.20%) Zend
10 6 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.89%) Sybase
11 5 (1.57%) Northgate
11 5 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.26%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.26%) Google
12 4 (1.26%) SAP
13 3 (0.94%) Apple
13 3 (0.94%) Tableau
14 2 (0.63%) Adobe
14 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds