Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 66 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -34 0
Permanent jobs citing MySQL 331 389 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.25% 4.08% 6.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.97% 15.65% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 298 345 656
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -4.49%

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 1,951 2,486 2,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.05% 26.11% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 2,024 2,551
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -19 77 £42,500 +8.97% 9
Warwickshire +24 69 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Coventry +23 60 £42,500 -3.41% 2
Worcestershire +4 45 £42,000 +15.07%
Staffordshire +3 30 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Shropshire -17 18 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 11 £35,000 -
Solihull -25 10 £39,000 -0.64% 4
Wolverhampton +31 6 £37,500 -
Walsall - 4 £70,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 £60,000 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 175 (52.87%) PHP
2 173 (52.27%) CSS
3 164 (49.55%) HTML
4 156 (47.13%) JavaScript
5 108 (32.63%) SQL
6 103 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (30.21%) Web Development
8 94 (28.40%) Git (software)
9 91 (27.49%) Laravel
10 89 (26.89%) Linux
11 87 (26.28%) C#
12 86 (25.98%) AngularJS
13 77 (23.26%) jQuery
14 75 (22.66%) HTML5
15 66 (19.94%) MVC
16 64 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
17 57 (17.22%) TDD
17 57 (17.22%) OO
18 54 (16.31%) Java
18 54 (16.31%) Node.js
19 50 (15.11%) Docker
20 49 (14.80%) Sass
20 49 (14.80%) CSS3
20 49 (14.80%) SQL Server
21 48 (14.50%) .NET
22 46 (13.90%) Degree
23 42 (12.69%) Python
24 40 (12.08%) Vue.js
25 39 (11.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 39 (11.78%) DevOps

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 26 (7.85%) Apache
2 23 (6.95%) WordPress
3 14 (4.23%) CMS
4 12 (3.63%) Confluence
5 8 (2.42%) Joomla!
6 6 (1.81%) Drupal
6 6 (1.81%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.51%) IIS
8 4 (1.21%) nginx
9 3 (0.91%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.91%) JBoss
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.60%) Liferay
10 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (8.46%) Magento
2 6 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.23%) GitHub
3 14 (4.23%) SaaS
4 6 (1.81%) npm
4 6 (1.81%) Office 365
5 5 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.51%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.51%) Route 53
5 5 (1.51%) Sage Pay
6 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.91%) NuGet
7 3 (0.91%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.53%) Internet
2 13 (3.93%) DNS
3 7 (2.11%) Network Security
3 7 (2.11%) VoIP
4 4 (1.21%) Firewall
5 3 (0.91%) OpenVPN
5 3 (0.91%) SAN
5 3 (0.91%) Skype
5 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) FTP
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.60%) LAN
6 2 (0.60%) SSH
6 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) AMQP
7 1 (0.30%) ICMP
7 1 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.57%) SQLite
3 26 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.83%) MariaDB
6 15 (4.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 15 (4.53%) Redis
7 14 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (3.93%) Couchbase
8 13 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.32%) DB2
10 7 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.11%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.81%) Big Data
12 5 (1.51%) Informix
13 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.91%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 94 (28.40%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.83%) Selenium
5 14 (4.23%) gulp
5 14 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.63%) JIRA
7 11 (3.32%) Vagrant
8 10 (3.02%) Protractor
8 10 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.42%) JSUnit
10 7 (2.11%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.51%) Maven
12 4 (1.21%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.21%) JUnit
12 4 (1.21%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.91%) GitLab
13 3 (0.91%) Moq
13 3 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 36 (10.88%) Marketing
2 17 (5.14%) Retail
3 15 (4.53%) Games
4 9 (2.72%) Finance
5 8 (2.42%) Back Office
6 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (66.16%) Developer
2 114 (34.44%) PHP Developer
3 48 (14.50%) Web Developer
4 28 (8.46%) Analyst
5 26 (7.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (6.65%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (5.74%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.44%) Junior
9 18 (5.44%) Software Engineer
10 17 (5.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (4.53%) Junior Developer
12 12 (3.63%) Junior PHP Developer
13 11 (3.32%) Senior PHP Developer
14 10 (3.02%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.02%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.72%) C# Developer
15 9 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (2.72%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 9 (2.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (52.27%) CSS
2 164 (49.55%) HTML
3 91 (27.49%) Laravel
4 86 (25.98%) AngularJS
5 77 (23.26%) jQuery
6 75 (22.66%) HTML5
7 54 (16.31%) Node.js
8 49 (14.80%) CSS3
8 49 (14.80%) Sass
9 48 (14.50%) .NET
10 40 (12.08%) Vue.js
11 39 (11.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (10.57%) LAMP
13 33 (9.97%) React
14 32 (9.67%) .NET Framework
14 32 (9.67%) Web Services
15 31 (9.37%) Spring
16 29 (8.76%) CodeIgniter
17 28 (8.46%) .NET Core
18 27 (8.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.78%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.04%) Social Media
4 13 (3.93%) Mobile Games
5 12 (3.63%) User Experience
6 11 (3.32%) NHS
7 10 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.42%) CCTV
10 7 (2.11%) Replication
11 6 (1.81%) Clustering
11 6 (1.81%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.21%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
15 2 (0.60%) SCADA
15 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.89%) Linux
2 21 (6.34%) Windows
3 18 (5.44%) Unix
4 15 (4.53%) Mac OS
5 14 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.93%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.63%) CentOS
8 10 (3.02%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.60%) Android
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.21%) Web Development
3 66 (19.94%) MVC
4 57 (17.22%) OO
4 57 (17.22%) TDD
5 39 (11.78%) DevOps
6 33 (9.97%) OO PHP
7 31 (9.37%) Unit Testing
8 30 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 29 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 25 (7.55%) SDLC
12 24 (7.25%) OOP
13 23 (6.95%) Scrum
14 21 (6.34%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (5.44%) Test Automation
16 17 (5.14%) Front End Development
16 17 (5.14%) Mathematics
16 17 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (52.87%) PHP
2 156 (47.13%) JavaScript
3 108 (32.63%) SQL
4 87 (26.28%) C#
5 54 (16.31%) Java
6 42 (12.69%) Python
7 25 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.23%) C
8 14 (4.23%) Ruby
9 13 (3.93%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.63%) C++
11 8 (2.42%) PHP 7
11 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.21%) ES6
14 4 (1.21%) Java 8
14 4 (1.21%) Perl
15 3 (0.91%) Groovy
15 3 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (13.90%) Degree
2 9 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.60%) CCNA
5 2 (0.60%) CCNP
5 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.60%) MBA
5 2 (0.60%) MCSA
5 2 (0.60%) MCSE
5 2 (0.60%) RHCE
6 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.18%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) GDPR
3 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (15.11%) Docker
2 10 (3.02%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.51%) Varnish
5 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.60%) iptables
6 2 (0.60%) Squid
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) Firmware
7 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (2.72%) HAProxy
1 9 (2.72%) SCCM
2 7 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.81%) Puppet
4 4 (1.21%) Ansible
4 4 (1.21%) Nagios
4 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.91%) Terraform
6 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.60%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.60%) Salt
6 2 (0.60%) SELinux
7 1 (0.30%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 39 (11.78%) Oracle
2 30 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.02%) Fujitsu
4 9 (2.72%) Nimble Storage
4 9 (2.72%) Veeam
5 8 (2.42%) Zend
6 7 (2.11%) Imperva
6 7 (2.11%) Sybase
7 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.51%) Percona
9 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.21%) Citrix
9 4 (1.21%) VMware
9 4 (1.21%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.91%) Google
10 3 (0.91%) HP
11 2 (0.60%) Cisco
11 2 (0.60%) Meraki
11 2 (0.60%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.60%) Tableau