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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 331 420 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.43% 6.73% 5.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.20% 25.96% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 293 364 313
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1561 1618 1812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.32% 25.92% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1341 1583
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MySQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 107 £40,000 +22.13% 17
Staffordshire +55 74 £35,000 +12.90% 11
Warwickshire -10 50 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Shropshire +11 26 £40,000 +60.00% 4
Solihull +6 21 £36,000 +8.27% 3
Worcestershire -20 21 £31,500 +1.61% 11
Halesowen - 10 £32,500 - 3
Wolverhampton +4 7 £27,500 -26.66%
Herefordshire -20 5 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Coventry -31 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Walsall - 5 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £26,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £45,000 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 414 (61.15%) PHP
2 383 (56.57%) HTML
3 376 (55.54%) CSS
4 364 (53.77%) JavaScript
5 212 (31.31%) jQuery
6 205 (30.28%) Linux
7 197 (29.10%) Web Development
8 183 (27.03%) SQL
9 177 (26.14%) Git (software)
10 167 (24.67%) MVC
11 164 (24.22%) HTML5
12 160 (23.63%) E-Commerce
13 138 (20.38%) SQL Server
14 137 (20.24%) AngularJS
15 134 (19.79%) .NET
15 134 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
16 130 (19.20%) LAMP
17 128 (18.91%) OOP
18 122 (18.02%) Laravel
19 105 (15.51%) MongoDB
20 103 (15.21%) OO
21 101 (14.92%) TDD
22 96 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
23 95 (14.03%) Apache
24 86 (12.70%) Retail
25 84 (12.41%) React
25 84 (12.41%) NoSQL
26 83 (12.26%) Marketing
26 83 (12.26%) Java
26 83 (12.26%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 95 (14.03%) Apache
2 62 (9.16%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (8.57%) nginx
4 50 (7.39%) WordPress
5 34 (5.02%) CMS
6 20 (2.95%) JBoss
7 19 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (2.66%) IIS
9 17 (2.51%) GlassFish
9 17 (2.51%) WildFly
10 14 (2.07%) Joomla!
10 14 (2.07%) MS Exchange
11 10 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.89%) Drupal
14 5 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.44%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (8.12%) Magento
2 10 (1.48%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.98%) GitHub
3 50 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (6.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 36 (5.32%) Amazon S3
6 22 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (2.81%) SaaS
8 13 (1.92%) IaaS
8 13 (1.92%) PaaS
9 11 (1.62%) Google Analytics
10 7 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (1.03%) Heroku
11 3 (0.44%) AdWords
11 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.30%) Office 365
13 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.55%) DNS
2 17 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.22%) Internet
4 14 (2.07%) SMS
5 13 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (1.48%) DDNS
6 10 (1.48%) NAS
6 10 (1.48%) SAN
7 5 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (0.74%) DHCP
7 5 (0.74%) Firewall
7 5 (0.74%) HTTP
7 5 (0.74%) VPN
8 3 (0.44%) FTP
8 3 (0.44%) Network Security
8 3 (0.44%) SSH
9 2 (0.30%) SMTP
9 2 (0.30%) SNMP
9 2 (0.30%) VoIP
10 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 105 (15.51%) MongoDB
3 84 (12.41%) NoSQL
4 52 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (5.32%) Amazon RDS
10 35 (5.17%) Relational Database
11 32 (4.73%) Redis
12 30 (4.43%) DB2
13 21 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.77%) Power BI
15 11 (1.62%) Data Mining
15 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.33%) MariaDB
17 8 (1.18%) Hadoop
17 8 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 177 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.31%) gulp
3 49 (7.24%) webpack
4 43 (6.35%) GitLab
5 41 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 36 (5.32%) Subversion
7 34 (5.02%) PhantomJS
8 28 (4.14%) Visual Studio
9 24 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (3.40%) JUnit
11 22 (3.25%) PHPUnit
12 18 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.66%) Selenium
13 17 (2.51%) Hudson
13 17 (2.51%) JBehave
14 16 (2.36%) Vagrant
15 14 (2.07%) RSpec
15 14 (2.07%) WATIR
16 13 (1.92%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.92%) JSUnit
General
1 86 (12.70%) Retail
2 83 (12.26%) Marketing
3 73 (10.78%) Electronics
4 46 (6.79%) Games
5 34 (5.02%) Finance
6 32 (4.73%) Automotive
7 27 (3.99%) Billing
8 20 (2.95%) Publishing
9 19 (2.81%) Back Office
10 15 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.92%) Music Industry
12 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.33%) Advertising
14 4 (0.59%) Banking
14 4 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 528 (77.99%) Developer
2 330 (48.74%) PHP Developer
3 108 (15.95%) Web Developer
4 105 (15.51%) Senior Developer
5 93 (13.74%) MySQL Developer
5 93 (13.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 87 (12.85%) HTML Developer
7 85 (12.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 82 (12.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 80 (11.82%) PHP Web Developer
10 66 (9.75%) Software Developer
11 56 (8.27%) .NET Developer
11 56 (8.27%) SQL Developer
12 55 (8.12%) Senior PHP Developer
13 43 (6.35%) C# Developer
13 43 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
14 36 (5.32%) Graduate
15 33 (4.87%) Junior
15 33 (4.87%) Junior Developer
16 31 (4.58%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (56.57%) HTML
2 376 (55.54%) CSS
3 212 (31.31%) jQuery
4 164 (24.22%) HTML5
5 137 (20.24%) AngularJS
6 134 (19.79%) .NET
7 130 (19.20%) LAMP
8 122 (18.02%) Laravel
9 84 (12.41%) React
10 83 (12.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 65 (9.60%) CSS3
12 62 (9.16%) CodeIgniter
13 60 (8.86%) Backbone.js
14 58 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
15 57 (8.42%) REST
15 57 (8.42%) XML
16 50 (7.39%) SOAP
17 49 (7.24%) Node.js
18 48 (7.09%) Symfony
19 47 (6.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.31%) Mobile App
2 36 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
3 35 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.99%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.40%) User Experience
7 20 (2.95%) Social Media
8 19 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.36%) Clustering
10 14 (2.07%) CMDB
11 13 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
11 13 (1.92%) NHS
11 13 (1.92%) Online Games
12 12 (1.77%) BBC
12 12 (1.77%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.62%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.62%) Mobile Games
14 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 205 (30.28%) Linux
2 68 (10.04%) Apple iOS
3 59 (8.71%) Android
4 52 (7.68%) Windows
5 29 (4.28%) Ubuntu
6 25 (3.69%) Unix
7 24 (3.55%) Debian
8 23 (3.40%) CentOS
9 19 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.92%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (29.10%) Web Development
2 167 (24.67%) MVC
3 160 (23.63%) E-Commerce
4 134 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (18.91%) OOP
6 103 (15.21%) OO
7 101 (14.92%) TDD
8 96 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
9 81 (11.96%) Scrum
10 78 (11.52%) Software Engineering
11 62 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (7.83%) Microservices
13 48 (7.09%) API Integration
14 47 (6.94%) Kanban
15 45 (6.65%) Mentoring
16 44 (6.50%) Line Management
17 40 (5.91%) Open Source
18 37 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (5.47%) ITIL
18 37 (5.47%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 414 (61.15%) PHP
2 364 (53.77%) JavaScript
3 183 (27.03%) SQL
4 83 (12.26%) Java
5 74 (10.93%) C#
6 53 (7.83%) C
7 51 (7.53%) PHP 7
8 47 (6.94%) Ruby
8 47 (6.94%) VB.NET
9 34 (5.02%) XPath
10 26 (3.84%) VB
11 24 (3.55%) VB6
12 21 (3.10%) C++
13 20 (2.95%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.81%) Python
15 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.62%) PHP 5
16 9 (1.33%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (8.57%) Degree
2 26 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.07%) PMP
4 13 (1.92%) ISEB
5 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.44%) RHCE
8 2 (0.30%) CSQA
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.30%) MCSA
8 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.77%) QA
2 6 (0.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (8.27%) Docker
2 18 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.74%) KVM
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.74%) pfSense
5 5 (0.74%) Samba
5 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.74%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.59%) Postfix
7 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.44%) iptables
8 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.51%) Ansible
3 14 (2.07%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.33%) Puppet
5 8 (1.18%) Nagios
6 5 (0.74%) Salt
7 4 (0.59%) Cacti
7 4 (0.59%) Icinga
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.44%) SELinux
9 1 (0.15%) cPanel
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (9.16%) Oracle
2 47 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.58%) Red Hat
3 31 (4.58%) Zend
4 28 (4.14%) VMware
5 26 (3.84%) Apple
5 26 (3.84%) IBM
6 24 (3.55%) Citrix
7 19 (2.81%) Google
8 15 (2.22%) HP
9 14 (2.07%) BMC
10 13 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.92%) Cisco
10 13 (1.92%) EMC
10 13 (1.92%) Juniper
10 13 (1.92%) NetApp
11 10 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.18%) Adobe
13 7 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.74%) Twitter
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 2 days remote working, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote working available, Excellen
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cradley Heath, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: To £25,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago