Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 66 30
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 -1
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 338 351 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.63% 4.08% 7.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.80% 15.73% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 306 316 668
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,625 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 1,798 2,231 2,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.65% 25.93% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 1,806 2,589
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +2 85 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Worcestershire +3 59 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Warwickshire 0 48 £41,250 -17.50% 10
Staffordshire +30 43 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Coventry -27 35 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Solihull -3 22 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Shropshire +12 20 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Sutton Coldfield +20 8 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Wolverhampton +16 4 £37,500 -
Wednesbury -2 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 - 7
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 180 (53.25%) PHP
2 155 (45.86%) CSS
3 134 (39.64%) HTML
4 130 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 110 (32.54%) SQL
6 103 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (27.51%) Git (software)
8 89 (26.33%) AngularJS
9 82 (24.26%) Laravel
9 82 (24.26%) MVC
10 80 (23.67%) OO
11 75 (22.19%) TDD
12 74 (21.89%) Web Development
13 73 (21.60%) jQuery
14 62 (18.34%) AWS
14 62 (18.34%) C#
15 58 (17.16%) Scrum
15 58 (17.16%) Greenfield Project
16 50 (14.79%) Linux
17 49 (14.50%) SQL Server
18 46 (13.61%) .NET
18 46 (13.61%) DevOps
19 45 (13.31%) OO PHP
19 45 (13.31%) HTML5
20 40 (11.83%) OOP
21 38 (11.24%) SQLite
22 37 (10.95%) Unit Testing
23 36 (10.65%) Symfony
23 36 (10.65%) CodeIgniter
23 36 (10.65%) Software Engineering

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 23 (6.80%) WordPress
2 17 (5.03%) Apache
3 11 (3.25%) Confluence
4 10 (2.96%) CMS
5 6 (1.78%) SAS
6 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.18%) Drupal
7 4 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.89%) nginx
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) Liferay
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (5.33%) Magento
2 4 (1.18%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.89%) Shopify
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.34%) AWS
2 32 (9.47%) Azure
3 21 (6.21%) SaaS
4 18 (5.33%) GCP
5 12 (3.55%) GitHub
6 7 (2.07%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.89%) Office 365
7 3 (0.89%) Route 53
8 2 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Serverless
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) Internet
2 6 (1.78%) DNS
3 5 (1.48%) Network Security
3 5 (1.48%) VoIP
4 3 (0.89%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.59%) Skype
5 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.24%) SQLite
3 24 (7.10%) Big Data
3 24 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.96%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.66%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.66%) QlikView
9 9 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.07%) BigQuery
10 7 (2.07%) DB2
10 7 (2.07%) Power BI
10 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 93 (27.51%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.51%) Selenium
4 17 (5.03%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.44%) Protractor
6 12 (3.55%) JIRA
7 10 (2.96%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.78%) GitLab
10 5 (1.48%) Subversion
10 5 (1.48%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.89%) Gradle
11 3 (0.89%) Maven
11 3 (0.89%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.59%) gulp
12 2 (0.59%) JSUnit
12 2 (0.59%) Moq
13 1 (0.30%) JBehave
General
1 17 (5.03%) Marketing
2 7 (2.07%) Retail
3 4 (1.18%) Finance
4 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.59%) Advertising
5 2 (0.59%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.30%) Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 224 (66.27%) Developer
2 121 (35.80%) PHP Developer
3 37 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 34 (10.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (6.51%) Analyst
6 17 (5.03%) Software Developer
6 17 (5.03%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.73%) Junior
8 14 (4.14%) Web Developer
9 13 (3.85%) Data Engineer
10 12 (3.55%) Senior Data Engineer
11 10 (2.96%) Administrator
11 10 (2.96%) Junior Developer
12 9 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.66%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.37%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.37%) Senior PHP Developer
13 8 (2.37%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.07%) MySQL Developer
14 7 (2.07%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (45.86%) CSS
2 134 (39.64%) HTML
3 89 (26.33%) AngularJS
4 82 (24.26%) Laravel
5 73 (21.60%) jQuery
6 46 (13.61%) .NET
7 45 (13.31%) HTML5
8 36 (10.65%) CodeIgniter
8 36 (10.65%) Node.js
8 36 (10.65%) Symfony
9 35 (10.36%) ASP.NET
10 33 (9.76%) Sass
10 33 (9.76%) Vue.js
11 31 (9.17%) LAMP
12 29 (8.58%) React
13 28 (8.28%) CSS3
14 25 (7.40%) .NET Core
15 24 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (6.51%) .NET Framework
16 22 (6.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.16%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.37%) Clustering
3 8 (2.37%) Replication
3 8 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.37%) User Experience
4 5 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.18%) CCTV
6 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.89%) Social Media
6 3 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.30%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.30%) New Media
8 1 (0.30%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.79%) Linux
2 19 (5.62%) Windows
3 11 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.96%) CentOS
5 9 (2.66%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.78%) Unix
7 6 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.59%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) Android
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.26%) MVC
3 80 (23.67%) OO
4 75 (22.19%) TDD
5 74 (21.89%) Web Development
6 58 (17.16%) Scrum
7 46 (13.61%) DevOps
8 45 (13.31%) OO PHP
9 40 (11.83%) OOP
10 37 (10.95%) Unit Testing
11 36 (10.65%) Software Engineering
12 30 (8.88%) E-Commerce
13 28 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (5.92%) Front End Development
16 18 (5.33%) ETL
16 18 (5.33%) SDLC
16 18 (5.33%) Test Automation
17 16 (4.73%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 180 (53.25%) PHP
2 130 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 110 (32.54%) SQL
4 62 (18.34%) C#
5 35 (10.36%) Python
6 27 (7.99%) Java
7 19 (5.62%) C
8 16 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.66%) PHP 7
10 8 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.37%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.07%) Go
11 7 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.48%) Elixir
12 5 (1.48%) Ruby
12 5 (1.48%) Scala
13 4 (1.18%) C++
14 3 (0.89%) Java 8
15 2 (0.59%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (10.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) HNC
3 2 (0.59%) MBA
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.30%) HND
4 1 (0.30%) MCSA
4 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.76%) QA
2 9 (2.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (10.65%) Docker
2 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.66%) Kubernetes
1 9 (2.66%) Puppet
2 7 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.07%) SCCM
3 6 (1.78%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.48%) Nagios
5 4 (1.18%) Ansible
6 3 (0.89%) Salt
6 3 (0.89%) Terraform
7 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.59%) Netcool
7 2 (0.59%) OpenView
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.30%) Opsview
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Packer
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.80%) Oracle
3 22 (6.51%) Zend
4 16 (4.73%) Google
5 10 (2.96%) Tableau
6 7 (2.07%) Percona
7 6 (1.78%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (1.78%) Veeam
8 5 (1.48%) Imperva
9 4 (1.18%) Citrix
9 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.89%) WooCommerce
11 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.59%) BMC
11 2 (0.59%) Comptel
11 2 (0.59%) F5
11 2 (0.59%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.59%) Remedy
11 2 (0.59%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.59%) VMware