Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 -32
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 114 352 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.39% 4.56% 3.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.03% 18.54% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 101 356 360
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +10.59%

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 948 1,899 2,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.17% 24.60% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1,567 1,932
Median annual salary £47,375 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +22 34 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Worcestershire +9 17 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Coventry +4 13 £42,500 - 3
Solihull +11 12 - - 1
Warwickshire -19 9 £45,000 +7.14% 5
Staffordshire -6 6 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £30,000 -14.29%
Dudley - 2 £33,750 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Walsall -5 1 £30,000 -44.19%
Wednesbury -5 1 £30,000 -50.00%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 69 (60.53%) PHP
2 66 (57.89%) HTML
3 60 (52.63%) CSS
4 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
5 41 (35.96%) Linux
6 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
7 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
8 33 (28.95%) .NET
9 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
10 26 (22.81%) HTML5
10 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
11 25 (21.93%) AWS
12 23 (20.18%) Azure
12 23 (20.18%) SQL
12 23 (20.18%) C#
12 23 (20.18%) MVC
13 22 (19.30%) Web Development
14 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
14 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
15 19 (16.67%) Java
15 19 (16.67%) OO
15 19 (16.67%) jQuery
15 19 (16.67%) DevOps
16 18 (15.79%) TDD
17 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
18 16 (14.04%) Laravel
19 15 (13.16%) CSS3
19 15 (13.16%) JIRA
19 15 (13.16%) Sass

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 8 (7.02%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) WordPress
3 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Magento
2 6 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (4.39%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.88%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.93%) AWS
2 23 (20.18%) Azure
3 8 (7.02%) PaaS
4 7 (6.14%) IaaS
5 6 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.39%) Serverless
7 4 (3.51%) GitHub
7 4 (3.51%) npm
7 4 (3.51%) SaaS
8 3 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Intranet
2 4 (3.51%) Extranet
3 3 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.39%) Redis
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.63%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.63%) PolyBase
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.75%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.16%) JIRA
3 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.39%) GitLab
6 4 (3.51%) Postman
6 4 (3.51%) Subversion
7 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.75%) Bower
8 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.75%) Gradle
8 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.75%) JUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.88%) NUnit
9 1 (0.88%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (10.53%) Digital Economy
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Automotive
3 2 (1.75%) Back Office
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.65%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Magento Developer
8 7 (6.14%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (3.51%) IT Support
11 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.51%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (3.51%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.89%) HTML
2 60 (52.63%) CSS
3 33 (28.95%) .NET
4 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
4 26 (22.81%) HTML5
5 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (16.67%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) Laravel
8 15 (13.16%) CSS3
8 15 (13.16%) React
8 15 (13.16%) Sass
9 14 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (9.65%) .NET Core
11 11 (9.65%) LAMP
11 11 (9.65%) Vue.js
12 10 (8.77%) Ajax
12 10 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (7.89%) REST
14 7 (6.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.02%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (6.14%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.96%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Unix
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) CentOS
5 3 (2.63%) HPUX
6 2 (1.75%) Android
6 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) MVC
3 22 (19.30%) Web Development
4 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.67%) DevOps
5 19 (16.67%) OO
6 18 (15.79%) TDD
7 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (10.53%) OOP
10 10 (8.77%) ITIL
10 10 (8.77%) OO PHP
10 10 (8.77%) Project Management
10 10 (8.77%) Scrum
10 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.89%) ERP
11 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.89%) SOLID
12 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.53%) PHP
2 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.18%) C#
3 23 (20.18%) SQL
4 19 (16.67%) Java
5 11 (9.65%) C++
6 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.02%) C
7 8 (7.02%) Python
8 5 (4.39%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.75%) Groovy
10 2 (1.75%) Pascal
10 2 (1.75%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.75%) U-SQL
10 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) HNC
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) GDPR
1 14 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Docker
1 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.75%) Terraform
2 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.88%) MIIS
2 1 (0.88%) Netcool
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) VMware
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.75%) Google
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Sage
7 1 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Databricks
7 1 (0.88%) hybris
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy