Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 +10
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 782 701 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.67% 6.15% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.79% 22.83% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 709 651 499
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £51,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +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 3032 3071 3198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.73% 26.95% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2616 2564 2785
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,925 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -8 216 £38,500 - 12
Staffordshire +39 130 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -13 94 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Coventry +59 78 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Worcestershire -3 57 £32,500 - 6
Halesowen - 56 £42,500 - 5
Shropshire +18 55 £35,000 -1.41% 4
Solihull +20 40 £34,000 +4.62% 6
Dudley +18 8 £26,000 -35.00%
Walsall +8 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Wolverhampton -13 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Herefordshire -19 5 £24,000 -16.52% 2
Brierley Hill - 4 - -
Wednesbury -2 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Stourbridge +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 550 (70.33%) PHP
2 488 (62.40%) JavaScript
3 450 (57.54%) HTML
4 397 (50.77%) CSS
5 222 (28.39%) Linux
6 220 (28.13%) jQuery
7 217 (27.75%) Web Development
8 198 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
9 196 (25.06%) AngularJS
10 192 (24.55%) Git (software)
11 171 (21.87%) HTML5
12 166 (21.23%) MVC
13 161 (20.59%) SQL
14 157 (20.08%) NoSQL
15 155 (19.82%) Laravel
16 147 (18.80%) Java
17 138 (17.65%) LAMP
18 137 (17.52%) E-Commerce
19 123 (15.73%) SQL Server
20 120 (15.35%) Retail
21 118 (15.09%) Apache
22 115 (14.71%) Node.js
23 101 (12.92%) OO
23 101 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
24 94 (12.02%) Oracle
25 93 (11.89%) C++
26 92 (11.76%) Marketing
27 91 (11.64%) C
27 91 (11.64%) Games
28 90 (11.51%) 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
1 118 (15.09%) Apache
2 74 (9.46%) CMS
3 59 (7.54%) WordPress
4 33 (4.22%) Confluence
5 30 (3.84%) nginx
6 25 (3.20%) Drupal
7 20 (2.56%) JBoss
8 19 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.79%) IIS
10 12 (1.53%) Joomla!
10 12 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.28%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.28%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.15%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.77%) Jetty
15 5 (0.64%) WildFly
16 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 64 (8.18%) Magento
2 11 (1.41%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.05%) Google Analytics
5 14 (1.79%) SaaS
6 13 (1.66%) GitHub
6 13 (1.66%) npm
7 12 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (1.02%) AdWords
10 4 (0.51%) Force.com
11 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.26%) IaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Linode
12 2 (0.26%) PaaS
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.48%) SMS
2 33 (4.22%) Internet
3 30 (3.84%) DNS
4 18 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.66%) AMQP
5 13 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (1.66%) SSH
6 12 (1.53%) DDNS
6 12 (1.53%) SAN
7 11 (1.41%) NAS
8 9 (1.15%) VPN
9 8 (1.02%) DHCP
9 8 (1.02%) Firewall
10 6 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (0.64%) CTI
11 5 (0.64%) LDAP
12 4 (0.51%) HTTP
13 2 (0.26%) FTP
13 2 (0.26%) SMTP
14 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.08%) NoSQL
2 123 (15.73%) SQL Server
3 87 (11.13%) MongoDB
4 58 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (5.50%) Redis
6 39 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (3.45%) MariaDB
9 26 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.94%) Big Data
12 21 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
14 11 (1.41%) DB2
14 11 (1.41%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 192 (24.55%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.59%) Subversion
3 39 (4.99%) JIRA
4 34 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 34 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.96%) gulp
6 27 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 24 (3.07%) Maven
8 23 (2.94%) JUnit
8 23 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.43%) Selenium
10 16 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.92%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.41%) GitLab
12 11 (1.41%) webpack
13 10 (1.28%) PhantomJS
14 9 (1.15%) Grunt
14 9 (1.15%) Hudson
14 9 (1.15%) Zephyr
15 8 (1.02%) JSUnit
General
1 120 (15.35%) Retail
2 92 (11.76%) Marketing
3 91 (11.64%) Games
4 68 (8.70%) Electronics
5 49 (6.27%) Automotive
6 38 (4.86%) Billing
7 34 (4.35%) Finance
8 28 (3.58%) Advertising
9 27 (3.45%) Manufacturing
10 25 (3.20%) Telecoms
11 21 (2.69%) Back Office
12 9 (1.15%) Banking
13 5 (0.64%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 617 (78.90%) Developer
2 385 (49.23%) PHP Developer
3 145 (18.54%) Web Developer
4 135 (17.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 118 (15.09%) Senior Developer
6 112 (14.32%) PHP Web Developer
7 100 (12.79%) HTML Developer
8 99 (12.66%) MySQL Developer
9 97 (12.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 93 (11.89%) HTML CSS Developer
11 70 (8.95%) Java Developer
12 67 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 59 (7.54%) Junior
14 57 (7.29%) Junior Developer
15 52 (6.65%) Senior PHP Developer
16 51 (6.52%) Software Developer
17 46 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
18 43 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 40 (5.12%) Architect
20 35 (4.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (57.54%) HTML
2 397 (50.77%) CSS
3 220 (28.13%) jQuery
4 196 (25.06%) AngularJS
5 171 (21.87%) HTML5
6 155 (19.82%) Laravel
7 138 (17.65%) LAMP
8 115 (14.71%) Node.js
9 90 (11.51%) .NET
10 88 (11.25%) Symfony
11 87 (11.13%) CSS3
12 84 (10.74%) REST
13 73 (9.34%) Spring
14 67 (8.57%) Sass
15 66 (8.44%) XML
16 60 (7.67%) Hibernate
16 60 (7.67%) SOAP
16 60 (7.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 57 (7.29%) RESTful
18 56 (7.16%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.78%) BBC
2 52 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.37%) Social Media
4 32 (4.09%) User Experience
5 28 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.58%) Mobile Payment
6 27 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.20%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (2.17%) Clustering
10 16 (2.05%) Online Games
11 15 (1.92%) Mobile Games
12 14 (1.79%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.66%) Graphic Design
14 12 (1.53%) Private Cloud
15 11 (1.41%) NHS
16 8 (1.02%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.90%) Computer Science
17 7 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 222 (28.39%) Linux
2 59 (7.54%) Android
3 53 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 49 (6.27%) Windows
5 43 (5.50%) Ubuntu
6 42 (5.37%) CentOS
7 40 (5.12%) Debian
8 12 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.53%) Unix
9 11 (1.41%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (27.75%) Web Development
2 198 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (21.23%) MVC
4 137 (17.52%) E-Commerce
5 101 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
5 101 (12.92%) OO
6 90 (11.51%) Scrum
7 89 (11.38%) SDLC
8 76 (9.72%) Mentoring
9 72 (9.21%) TDD
10 66 (8.44%) OOP
11 65 (8.31%) Front End Development
12 62 (7.93%) OO PHP
13 57 (7.29%) Software Engineering
14 50 (6.39%) SEO
15 46 (5.88%) Kanban
15 46 (5.88%) Project Management
16 41 (5.24%) Microservices
16 41 (5.24%) Web Design
17 37 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 550 (70.33%) PHP
2 488 (62.40%) JavaScript
3 161 (20.59%) SQL
4 147 (18.80%) Java
5 93 (11.89%) C++
6 91 (11.64%) C
7 76 (9.72%) C#
8 59 (7.54%) Python
9 42 (5.37%) Ruby
10 27 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.30%) PHP 5
12 17 (2.17%) PHP 7
13 16 (2.05%) VB
14 14 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.79%) VB6
15 13 (1.66%) Delphi
15 13 (1.66%) MUMPS
15 13 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.53%) XPath
17 11 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 17 (2.17%) Degree
3 12 (1.53%) ISEB
4 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.02%) OCP
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.38%) HND
10 2 (0.26%) MCSE
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (9.08%) Docker
2 24 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.02%) KVM
4 7 (0.90%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.77%) pfSense
5 6 (0.77%) Samba
5 6 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.26%) Gluster
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Postfix
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (6.39%) Ansible
2 47 (6.01%) Puppet
3 31 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.15%) Terraform
5 8 (1.02%) Nagios
6 7 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.77%) Marathon
7 6 (0.77%) Salt
8 5 (0.64%) Oozie
9 4 (0.51%) Cacti
9 4 (0.51%) Icinga
10 3 (0.38%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.26%) Packer
11 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.13%) Netcool
12 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (12.02%) Oracle
2 49 (6.27%) Google
3 42 (5.37%) Red Hat
4 38 (4.86%) Zend
5 27 (3.45%) VMware
6 25 (3.20%) Apple
7 23 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 19 (2.43%) Citrix
9 16 (2.05%) Twitter
10 12 (1.53%) SolarWinds
11 11 (1.41%) IBM
12 8 (1.02%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.64%) Progress
14 5 (0.64%) Siebel
15 4 (0.51%) Informatica
15 4 (0.51%) Jitterbit
16 3 (0.38%) Facebook
16 3 (0.38%) NetApp
16 3 (0.38%) Tableau