Period
to 15 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -40
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 127 248 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.68% 3.63% 4.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.85% 14.22% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 138 277 305
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.51% +23.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 855 1,744 1,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.77% 25.53% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 678 1,541 1,554
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 15 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -9 35 £45,000 - 28
Worcestershire -10 17 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Warwickshire +12 16 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Shropshire +11 13 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Coventry +39 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Staffordshire +11 10 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Solihull +9 9 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Dudley - 2 £40,000 - 1
Herefordshire +23 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Halesowen +5 1 £43,500 +16.00% 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 65 (51.18%) CSS
2 63 (49.61%) PHP
3 62 (48.82%) HTML
4 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
5 49 (38.58%) Linux
6 47 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (25.98%) Git (software)
8 29 (22.83%) SQL
9 27 (21.26%) Java
9 27 (21.26%) AWS
9 27 (21.26%) DevOps
10 24 (18.90%) Scrum
11 22 (17.32%) Laravel
11 22 (17.32%) TDD
11 22 (17.32%) Web Development
12 21 (16.54%) Docker
12 21 (16.54%) AngularJS
13 20 (15.75%) MVC
14 18 (14.17%) HTML5
14 18 (14.17%) Relational Database
14 18 (14.17%) SDLC
15 17 (13.39%) RESTful
15 17 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (13.39%) OO
16 16 (12.60%) SOAP
16 16 (12.60%) jQuery
16 16 (12.60%) Spring
17 15 (11.81%) REST
17 15 (11.81%) Python
17 15 (11.81%) Finance

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 6 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (4.72%) WordPress
2 4 (3.15%) CMS
3 2 (1.57%) nginx
3 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.79%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Magento
2 4 (3.15%) OpenCart
2 4 (3.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.26%) AWS
2 13 (10.24%) Azure
3 4 (3.15%) GitHub
3 4 (3.15%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.36%) GCP
5 2 (1.57%) npm
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) Office 365
6 1 (0.79%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) HTTP
2 5 (3.94%) RTP
2 5 (3.94%) VoIP
3 3 (2.36%) DNS
4 2 (1.57%) Firewall
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.09%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.15%) Power BI
6 4 (3.15%) SQLite
7 3 (2.36%) Big Data
7 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.36%) DB2
7 3 (2.36%) Informix
7 3 (2.36%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.36%) Redis
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.57%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 33 (25.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.09%) JIRA
2 9 (7.09%) Maven
3 6 (4.72%) Gradle
4 5 (3.94%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.36%) GitLab
5 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.57%) C++Builder
6 2 (1.57%) Grunt
6 2 (1.57%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.57%) Selenium
6 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) Bower
7 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Public Sector
3 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.30%) Games
4 8 (6.30%) Retail
5 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.72%) Marketing
7 5 (3.94%) Automotive
7 5 (3.94%) Electronics
8 3 (2.36%) Digital Economy
9 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.57%) Banking
9 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.57%) French Language
9 2 (1.57%) German Language
9 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (68.50%) Developer
2 40 (31.50%) PHP Developer
3 25 (19.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (17.32%) Senior Developer
5 17 (13.39%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.39%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.66%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior PHP Developer
8 9 (7.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Magento Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.94%) Development Team Leader
12 5 (3.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (51.18%) CSS
2 62 (48.82%) HTML
3 22 (17.32%) Laravel
4 21 (16.54%) AngularJS
5 18 (14.17%) HTML5
6 17 (13.39%) RESTful
7 16 (12.60%) jQuery
7 16 (12.60%) SOAP
7 16 (12.60%) Spring
8 15 (11.81%) REST
8 15 (11.81%) Vue.js
9 9 (7.09%) Sass
9 9 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (7.09%) Web Services
10 8 (6.30%) Node.js
10 8 (6.30%) React
10 8 (6.30%) XML
11 7 (5.51%) CSS3
11 7 (5.51%) JSON
11 7 (5.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) User Experience
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.57%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.57%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.58%) Linux
2 9 (7.09%) Unix
3 7 (5.51%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) DevOps
3 24 (18.90%) Scrum
4 22 (17.32%) TDD
4 22 (17.32%) Web Development
5 20 (15.75%) MVC
6 18 (14.17%) SDLC
7 17 (13.39%) OO
8 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.02%) Microservices
9 13 (10.24%) Front End Development
9 13 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.45%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (7.87%) Analytics
11 10 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.87%) ERP
12 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.30%) Migration
14 7 (5.51%) Data Security
14 7 (5.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.61%) PHP
2 59 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.83%) SQL
4 27 (21.26%) Java
5 15 (11.81%) Python
6 8 (6.30%) C#
7 7 (5.51%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.51%) C++
7 7 (5.51%) ES6
7 7 (5.51%) Ruby
7 7 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.15%) C
8 4 (3.15%) Go
9 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.36%) VBScript
10 2 (1.57%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) Degree
3 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) GDPR
3 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (16.54%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) KVM
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Ansible
2 9 (7.09%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.72%) Terraform
4 4 (3.15%) Puppet
5 3 (2.36%) Packer
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.57%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.79%) Grafana
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.79%) Rancher
7 1 (0.79%) Salt
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle
2 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.72%) SAP
4 4 (3.15%) Google
4 4 (3.15%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.57%) Borland
5 2 (1.57%) Intel
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.57%) Xero
6 1 (0.79%) WooCommerce