Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 37 49
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 +13
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 714 620 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.25% 5.91% 4.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.37% 21.50% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 621 587 452
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 2,814 2,884 3,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.59% 27.47% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 2,436 2,601
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -15 167 £36,750 -4.55% 29
Staffordshire +6 97 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Coventry +52 86 £42,500 - 6
Warwickshire -8 79 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Solihull +27 62 £35,000 -3.45% 6
Halesowen - 59 £42,500 - 2
Worcestershire +4 53 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Shropshire +16 51 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Herefordshire +3 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dudley +16 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Brierley Hill - 4 - -
Wolverhampton -22 3 £40,000 +18.52% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £37,500 -
Walsall -8 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Stourbridge +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Sutton Coldfield -6 1 £32,500 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 500 (70.03%) PHP
2 486 (68.07%) JavaScript
3 438 (61.34%) HTML
4 362 (50.70%) CSS
5 228 (31.93%) Web Development
6 202 (28.29%) Linux
7 199 (27.87%) jQuery
8 181 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 169 (23.67%) Git (software)
10 163 (22.83%) AngularJS
11 159 (22.27%) MVC
12 156 (21.85%) Java
12 156 (21.85%) NoSQL
13 147 (20.59%) HTML5
13 147 (20.59%) Laravel
14 137 (19.19%) SQL
15 124 (17.37%) LAMP
16 118 (16.53%) Node.js
17 115 (16.11%) E-Commerce
18 113 (15.83%) Apache
19 99 (13.87%) OO
20 98 (13.73%) SQL Server
21 92 (12.89%) Oracle
22 88 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
22 88 (12.32%) SDLC
23 87 (12.18%) Subversion
24 84 (11.76%) Symfony
25 82 (11.48%) Docker
26 80 (11.20%) Games
26 80 (11.20%) Scrum

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
1 113 (15.83%) Apache
2 71 (9.94%) CMS
3 62 (8.68%) WordPress
4 46 (6.44%) Confluence
5 28 (3.92%) Drupal
6 22 (3.08%) nginx
7 16 (2.24%) JBoss
8 12 (1.68%) IIS
9 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.84%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.84%) Jetty
14 6 (0.84%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 16 (2.24%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (8.54%) Magento
2 6 (0.84%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 73 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.52%) npm
4 13 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.54%) GitHub
6 10 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.40%) SaaS
7 9 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.12%) AdWords
9 7 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Force.com
11 2 (0.28%) IaaS
11 2 (0.28%) Linode
11 2 (0.28%) PaaS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.76%) Internet
2 32 (4.48%) SMS
3 18 (2.52%) DNS
4 16 (2.24%) SSH
5 14 (1.96%) AMQP
6 13 (1.82%) Firewall
7 12 (1.68%) DDNS
7 12 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (1.68%) SAN
8 11 (1.54%) NAS
8 11 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.70%) Broadband
9 5 (0.70%) CTI
10 3 (0.42%) VPN
11 2 (0.28%) DHCP
11 2 (0.28%) FTP
11 2 (0.28%) HTTP
11 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.28%) Intranet
11 2 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (21.85%) NoSQL
2 98 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 75 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 42 (5.88%) Redis
6 37 (5.18%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.24%) Big Data
11 15 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.10%) MariaDB
11 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.40%) DB2
15 9 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.12%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 169 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 87 (12.18%) Subversion
3 53 (7.42%) JIRA
4 37 (5.18%) Maven
5 35 (4.90%) TeamCity
6 33 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 27 (3.78%) gulp
7 27 (3.78%) Jenkins
8 26 (3.64%) JUnit
9 25 (3.50%) PHPUnit
10 21 (2.94%) Selenium
11 16 (2.24%) Vagrant
12 14 (1.96%) Mocha
13 11 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.40%) Zephyr
15 9 (1.26%) GitLab
15 9 (1.26%) Grunt
16 8 (1.12%) webpack
17 7 (0.98%) PhantomJS
18 6 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 80 (11.20%) Games
2 77 (10.78%) Marketing
3 66 (9.24%) Retail
4 38 (5.32%) Electronics
5 36 (5.04%) Billing
6 33 (4.62%) Finance
7 28 (3.92%) Automotive
8 25 (3.50%) Telecoms
9 23 (3.22%) Advertising
10 22 (3.08%) Back Office
11 17 (2.38%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.40%) Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 554 (77.59%) Developer
2 338 (47.34%) PHP Developer
3 171 (23.95%) Web Developer
4 125 (17.51%) PHP Web Developer
5 116 (16.25%) Senior Developer
6 103 (14.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 81 (11.34%) Java Developer
8 68 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 65 (9.10%) MySQL Developer
10 64 (8.96%) HTML Developer
11 61 (8.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 58 (8.12%) HTML CSS Developer
13 57 (7.98%) Junior
13 57 (7.98%) Senior PHP Developer
14 55 (7.70%) Junior Developer
15 44 (6.16%) Junior PHP Developer
16 43 (6.02%) Lead Developer
16 43 (6.02%) Senior Web Developer
17 37 (5.18%) LAMP Developer
17 37 (5.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (61.34%) HTML
2 362 (50.70%) CSS
3 199 (27.87%) jQuery
4 163 (22.83%) AngularJS
5 147 (20.59%) HTML5
5 147 (20.59%) Laravel
6 124 (17.37%) LAMP
7 118 (16.53%) Node.js
8 84 (11.76%) Symfony
9 78 (10.92%) Spring
10 72 (10.08%) REST
11 71 (9.94%) CSS3
12 69 (9.66%) .NET
13 66 (9.24%) Hibernate
14 64 (8.96%) Sass
15 63 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 59 (8.26%) XML
17 54 (7.56%) CodeIgniter
18 50 (7.00%) RESTful
19 48 (6.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.56%) BBC
2 46 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.88%) User Experience
4 37 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (4.62%) Social Media
7 27 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.52%) Graphic Design
9 17 (2.38%) Clustering
9 17 (2.38%) Mobile Games
9 17 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
10 16 (2.24%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.96%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.96%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (1.54%) Online Games
14 10 (1.40%) NHS
15 8 (1.12%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.98%) iPhone
16 7 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 202 (28.29%) Linux
2 63 (8.82%) Android
3 50 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 46 (6.44%) Windows
5 41 (5.74%) CentOS
6 37 (5.18%) Debian
7 35 (4.90%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.82%) Unix
8 13 (1.82%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (31.93%) Web Development
2 181 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (22.27%) MVC
4 115 (16.11%) E-Commerce
5 99 (13.87%) OO
6 88 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (12.32%) SDLC
7 80 (11.20%) Scrum
8 73 (10.22%) OOP
9 71 (9.94%) Front End Development
10 62 (8.68%) Mentoring
11 53 (7.42%) SEO
12 52 (7.28%) OO PHP
13 45 (6.30%) TDD
14 42 (5.88%) Content Management
15 39 (5.46%) Kanban
16 37 (5.18%) Analytics
16 37 (5.18%) Software Engineering
17 34 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
17 34 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 500 (70.03%) PHP
2 486 (68.07%) JavaScript
3 156 (21.85%) Java
4 137 (19.19%) SQL
5 78 (10.92%) C++
6 65 (9.10%) C
7 59 (8.26%) C#
8 55 (7.70%) Python
9 45 (6.30%) Ruby
10 23 (3.22%) VB.NET
11 21 (2.94%) Go
11 21 (2.94%) PHP 7
12 19 (2.66%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.96%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.96%) PHP 5
14 12 (1.68%) ES6
15 10 (1.40%) Perl
15 10 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.26%) VB
16 9 (1.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.10%) Degree
3 13 (1.82%) ISEB
4 11 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (1.12%) OCP
7 8 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.56%) HND
10 2 (0.28%) MCSE
10 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.28%) PMP
11 1 (0.14%) HNC
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.10%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 82 (11.48%) Docker
2 26 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.70%) iptables
6 3 (0.42%) KVM
7 2 (0.28%) Gluster
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (7.42%) Puppet
2 51 (7.14%) Ansible
3 35 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.26%) Terraform
5 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.84%) Marathon
7 5 (0.70%) Oozie
8 4 (0.56%) Nagios
9 3 (0.42%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.28%) Packer
10 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.14%) Netcool
11 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 92 (12.89%) Oracle
2 53 (7.42%) Google
3 40 (5.60%) Red Hat
3 40 (5.60%) Zend
4 36 (5.04%) VMware
5 29 (4.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (3.22%) Apple
7 21 (2.94%) Twitter
8 19 (2.66%) Citrix
9 12 (1.68%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.40%) IBM
11 8 (1.12%) Adobe
11 8 (1.12%) Cisco
12 7 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.70%) Progress
13 5 (0.70%) Siebel
13 5 (0.70%) WooCommerce
14 4 (0.56%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.42%) Tableau
15 3 (0.42%) Xamarin