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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 349 378 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.39% 6.14% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.04% 22.62% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 321 327 287
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 1394 1671 1802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.52% 27.15% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1434 1586
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 119 £34,000 -9.33% 14
Staffordshire +25 51 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Warwickshire +2 47 £31,000 -40.95% 9
Worcestershire -4 40 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Solihull +16 37 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Shropshire +23 34 £35,000 -12.50%
Herefordshire -13 9 £37,500 +36.36%
Coventry -28 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Walsall +19 7 £32,500 +38.29%
Wolverhampton +9 7 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Dudley +8 1 £41,500 +50.90%
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 422 (65.73%) PHP
2 370 (57.63%) JavaScript
3 365 (56.85%) CSS
4 357 (55.61%) HTML
5 272 (42.37%) jQuery
6 188 (29.28%) Linux
7 182 (28.35%) MVC
8 178 (27.73%) Web Development
9 177 (27.57%) HTML5
10 150 (23.36%) Git (software)
11 143 (22.27%) OOP
12 141 (21.96%) OO
12 141 (21.96%) SQL
13 140 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
14 135 (21.03%) LAMP
15 126 (19.63%) SQL Server
16 111 (17.29%) E-Commerce
17 99 (15.42%) .NET
18 94 (14.64%) Marketing
19 86 (13.40%) AngularJS
20 85 (13.24%) Laravel
21 84 (13.08%) MongoDB
22 83 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
23 79 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
24 78 (12.15%) Apache
24 78 (12.15%) Scrum
25 77 (11.99%) Software Engineering
26 73 (11.37%) Java
26 73 (11.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 72 (11.21%) CSS3

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 78 (12.15%) Apache
2 60 (9.35%) WordPress
3 50 (7.79%) nginx
4 45 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (5.30%) CMS
6 20 (3.12%) MS Exchange
7 19 (2.96%) IIS
8 14 (2.18%) ColdFusion
9 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.25%) JBoss
12 7 (1.09%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.09%) lighttpd
12 7 (1.09%) WildFly
13 6 (0.93%) Drupal
13 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (5.76%) Magento
2 8 (1.25%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.09%) Sage 200
3 7 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.78%) Shopify
5 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 83 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (5.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 36 (5.61%) GitHub
5 31 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (3.58%) Amazon S3
6 23 (3.58%) SaaS
7 18 (2.80%) IaaS
7 18 (2.80%) PaaS
8 17 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (2.34%) Google Compute Engine
9 15 (2.34%) Heroku
10 9 (1.40%) Google Analytics
11 8 (1.25%) AdWords
12 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.62%) Office 365
13 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.12%) ATM
2 19 (2.96%) Internet
3 15 (2.34%) DNS
4 14 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (1.71%) DDNS
6 11 (1.71%) NAS
6 11 (1.71%) SAN
7 7 (1.09%) HTTP
8 6 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.93%) Intranet
9 4 (0.62%) SMS
10 2 (0.31%) SMTP
10 2 (0.31%) SNMP
10 2 (0.31%) SSL
10 2 (0.31%) VoIP
10 2 (0.31%) Wireless
11 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.16%) Network Security
11 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 84 (13.08%) MongoDB
3 60 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 53 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (5.61%) DB2
7 35 (5.45%) Redis
8 34 (5.30%) Relational Database
9 31 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (2.18%) Power BI
15 13 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (1.56%) Big Data
17 10 (1.56%) Data Mining
17 10 (1.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 150 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.54%) gulp
2 42 (6.54%) Subversion
3 36 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 31 (4.83%) webpack
5 29 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 26 (4.05%) GitLab
7 24 (3.74%) PHPUnit
7 24 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (3.27%) PhantomJS
9 16 (2.49%) Xcode
10 14 (2.18%) JUnit
11 12 (1.87%) Selenium
12 11 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.56%) Grunt
14 9 (1.40%) Hudson
14 9 (1.40%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.25%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.25%) Xdebug
16 7 (1.09%) WATIR
General
1 94 (14.64%) Marketing
2 58 (9.03%) Retail
3 54 (8.41%) Finance
4 37 (5.76%) Games
5 33 (5.14%) Publishing
6 25 (3.89%) Electronics
7 22 (3.43%) Automotive
8 18 (2.80%) Banking
8 18 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.49%) Back Office
10 13 (2.02%) Billing
11 10 (1.56%) Advertising
11 10 (1.56%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 489 (76.17%) Developer
2 321 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 121 (18.85%) MySQL Developer
4 120 (18.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 107 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 98 (15.26%) HTML Developer
7 93 (14.49%) Web Developer
8 89 (13.86%) HTML CSS Developer
9 73 (11.37%) Senior Developer
10 57 (8.88%) PHP Web Developer
11 43 (6.70%) Senior PHP Developer
12 40 (6.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 38 (5.92%) Software Developer
13 38 (5.92%) SQL Developer
14 37 (5.76%) Lead Developer
15 36 (5.61%) .NET Developer
15 36 (5.61%) C# Developer
16 34 (5.30%) LAMP Developer
16 34 (5.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 29 (4.52%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (56.85%) CSS
2 357 (55.61%) HTML
3 272 (42.37%) jQuery
4 177 (27.57%) HTML5
5 135 (21.03%) LAMP
6 99 (15.42%) .NET
7 86 (13.40%) AngularJS
8 85 (13.24%) Laravel
9 73 (11.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 72 (11.21%) CSS3
11 66 (10.28%) XML
12 63 (9.81%) React
13 62 (9.66%) Web Services
14 60 (9.35%) Ajax
15 54 (8.41%) JSON
16 51 (7.94%) RESTful
17 48 (7.48%) Sass
18 45 (7.01%) LEMP Stack
19 44 (6.85%) Node.js
19 44 (6.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 40 (6.23%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (3.89%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.58%) User Experience
7 19 (2.96%) Clustering
7 19 (2.96%) CMDB
7 19 (2.96%) Social Media
8 9 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.40%) Mobile Games
8 9 (1.40%) Online Games
9 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.62%) EPoS
11 4 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.62%) NHS
12 3 (0.47%) iPad
12 3 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 188 (29.28%) Linux
2 49 (7.63%) Windows
3 47 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 34 (5.30%) Android
5 24 (3.74%) Unix
6 20 (3.12%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.87%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.56%) Debian
11 8 (1.25%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.09%) CentOS
13 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.16%) Fedora
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.16%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (28.35%) MVC
2 178 (27.73%) Web Development
3 143 (22.27%) OOP
4 141 (21.96%) OO
5 140 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (17.29%) E-Commerce
7 79 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (12.15%) Scrum
9 77 (11.99%) Software Engineering
10 66 (10.28%) TDD
11 49 (7.63%) Project Management
12 43 (6.70%) Line Management
12 43 (6.70%) Microservices
12 43 (6.70%) OO PHP
13 42 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 42 (6.54%) CRM
14 40 (6.23%) Web Design
15 33 (5.14%) Open Source
15 33 (5.14%) SOLID
16 32 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 422 (65.73%) PHP
2 370 (57.63%) JavaScript
3 141 (21.96%) SQL
4 73 (11.37%) Java
5 57 (8.88%) C#
6 37 (5.76%) VB.NET
7 33 (5.14%) Ruby
8 30 (4.67%) PHP 7
9 23 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.43%) Python
11 21 (3.27%) C
11 21 (3.27%) XPath
12 18 (2.80%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.65%) C++
14 14 (2.18%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.40%) VB
16 8 (1.25%) VB6
17 5 (0.78%) PHP 5
18 3 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (9.66%) Degree
2 19 (2.96%) PMI Certification
2 19 (2.96%) PMP
3 18 (2.80%) ISEB
4 7 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.78%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.47%) CSQA
6 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCP
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.65%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) SLA
3 8 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (6.23%) Docker
2 27 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (2.49%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.31%) HDFS
6 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.16%) Ceph
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Postfix
7 1 (0.16%) Snort
7 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.96%) SCVMM
3 13 (2.02%) Ansible
4 5 (0.78%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) Plesk
6 1 (0.16%) cPanel
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) Graphite
6 1 (0.16%) Icinga
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (6.39%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.23%) Oracle
2 40 (6.23%) VMware
3 36 (5.61%) Zend
4 32 (4.98%) IBM
5 30 (4.67%) Citrix
6 26 (4.05%) Google
7 22 (3.43%) Adobe
8 19 (2.96%) BMC
9 18 (2.80%) CheckPoint
9 18 (2.80%) Cisco
9 18 (2.80%) EMC
9 18 (2.80%) HP
9 18 (2.80%) Juniper
9 18 (2.80%) NetApp
10 17 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (2.34%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.71%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.56%) Twitter
14 9 (1.40%) Tableau
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Parking
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus, travel aboad
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cogent Elliot
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago