Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 115 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +96
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 149 86 336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.50% 2.38% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.31% 8.60% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 133 67 313
10th Percentile £47,500 £57,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £103,750 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

PostgreSQL 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 City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,792 1,000 3,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.08% 27.66% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 835 2,756
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,350 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the City of London.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the City of London

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL 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 City of London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 110 (73.83%) AWS
2 88 (59.06%) Oracle
3 86 (57.72%) Docker
4 83 (55.70%) Kubernetes
4 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (55.70%) Azure
5 80 (53.69%) Finance
5 80 (53.69%) Python
6 77 (51.68%) Java
7 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
7 75 (50.34%) NoSQL
8 74 (49.66%) SQL Server
8 74 (49.66%) Microservices
9 69 (46.31%) QA
10 67 (44.97%) Node.js
11 65 (43.62%) MongoDB
11 65 (43.62%) DevOps
12 62 (41.61%) Degree
13 61 (40.94%) Relational Database
13 61 (40.94%) Jenkins
14 60 (40.27%) GCP
15 59 (39.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 59 (39.60%) Serverless
16 57 (38.26%) Master's Degree
16 57 (38.26%) Social Skills
16 57 (38.26%) Test Automation
17 56 (37.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 56 (37.58%) Event-Driven
18 55 (36.91%) Technical Leadership
19 52 (34.90%) Data Privacy

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 35 (23.49%) Confluence
2 16 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (8.05%) SAS
4 11 (7.38%) Apache Solr
4 11 (7.38%) CMS
4 11 (7.38%) Drupal
5 4 (2.68%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (2.01%) Apache
6 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.67%) GemFire
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) Traefik
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 110 (73.83%) AWS
2 83 (55.70%) Azure
3 60 (40.27%) GCP
4 59 (39.60%) Serverless
5 15 (10.07%) Amazon S3
6 13 (8.72%) SaaS
7 9 (6.04%) PaaS
8 8 (5.37%) Lucidchart
9 7 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (4.03%) IaaS
11 5 (3.36%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (3.36%) Snowflake
12 4 (2.68%) AWS IoT
12 4 (2.68%) CloudFront
12 4 (2.68%) GitHub
13 3 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (2.01%) Cloudflare
14 2 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) DNS
2 3 (2.01%) AMQP
2 3 (2.01%) HTTP
3 2 (1.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) Calico
4 1 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (50.34%) NoSQL
2 74 (49.66%) SQL Server
3 65 (43.62%) MongoDB
4 61 (40.94%) Relational Database
5 59 (39.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 30 (20.13%) MySQL
7 20 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (13.42%) Hadoop
8 19 (12.75%) Redis
9 15 (10.07%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (8.72%) Big Data
11 8 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (4.70%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (3.36%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (3.36%) Metadata
14 5 (3.36%) OLTP
14 5 (3.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 61 (40.94%) Jenkins
2 52 (34.90%) SonarQube
3 50 (33.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 41 (27.52%) JIRA
5 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.38%) webpack
7 5 (3.36%) ER Studio
7 5 (3.36%) ERwin
7 5 (3.36%) GitLab
7 5 (3.36%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (3.36%) Subversion
7 5 (3.36%) Toad
7 5 (3.36%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.01%) Gradle
9 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.34%) Maven
9 2 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.34%) Selenium
9 2 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.34%) Travis CI
General
1 80 (53.69%) Finance
2 57 (38.26%) Social Skills
3 45 (30.20%) Presentation Skills
4 44 (29.53%) Influencing Skills
5 23 (15.44%) Retail
6 17 (11.41%) Games
7 10 (6.71%) Advertising
8 7 (4.70%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.68%) Banking
10 3 (2.01%) Automotive
11 2 (1.34%) Legal
11 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Technical Leader
2 36 (24.16%) Developer
3 20 (13.42%) Senior Developer
4 16 (10.74%) Data Engineer
5 11 (7.38%) Architect
5 11 (7.38%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.36%) Azure Architect
8 5 (3.36%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Informatica Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Data Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Analyst
10 3 (2.01%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Django Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.97%) Node.js
2 45 (30.20%) OAuth
2 45 (30.20%) OAuth2
2 45 (30.20%) OpenID
3 21 (14.09%) React
4 18 (12.08%) HTML
5 16 (10.74%) CSS
6 14 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (9.40%) React Native
7 12 (8.05%) Kafka
7 12 (8.05%) Web Services
8 11 (7.38%) Django
8 11 (7.38%) Express
8 11 (7.38%) Spring
9 8 (5.37%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.36%) Flask
10 5 (3.36%) GraphQL
10 5 (3.36%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.01%) FastAPI
11 3 (2.01%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.68%) Clustering
5 3 (2.01%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) NHS
5 3 (2.01%) User Experience
5 3 (2.01%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.01%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.34%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.67%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Unix
2 10 (6.71%) Linux
3 3 (2.01%) CentOS
3 3 (2.01%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
3 74 (49.66%) Microservices
4 65 (43.62%) DevOps
5 57 (38.26%) Test Automation
6 56 (37.58%) Event-Driven
6 56 (37.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 55 (36.91%) Technical Leadership
8 52 (34.90%) Code Coverage
8 52 (34.90%) Data Privacy
8 52 (34.90%) Process Management
8 52 (34.90%) UML
9 48 (32.21%) Matrix Organization
10 45 (30.20%) Benchmarking
10 45 (30.20%) Data Protection
10 45 (30.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 45 (30.20%) Identity Management
10 45 (30.20%) Strategic Roadmap
10 45 (30.20%) Threat Modelling
10 45 (30.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) Python
2 77 (51.68%) Java
3 48 (32.21%) C#
3 48 (32.21%) C++
4 47 (31.54%) SQL
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.37%) Go
7 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.68%) HiveQL
9 3 (2.01%) C
9 3 (2.01%) Java 11
9 3 (2.01%) Ruby
9 3 (2.01%) Scala
10 2 (1.34%) Clojure
10 2 (1.34%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
11 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (41.61%) Degree
2 57 (38.26%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.03%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.01%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.67%) OCP
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (46.31%) QA
2 45 (30.20%) GDPR
3 10 (6.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (57.72%) Docker
2 4 (2.68%) HDFS
2 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 83 (55.70%) Kubernetes
2 13 (8.72%) Ansible
3 12 (8.05%) Terraform
4 6 (4.03%) Grafana
4 6 (4.03%) Puppet
5 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.68%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.01%) Control-M
6 3 (2.01%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.67%) Consul
8 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.67%) Graphite
8 1 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 88 (59.06%) Oracle
2 7 (4.70%) Google
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.36%) Databricks
3 5 (3.36%) Informatica
3 5 (3.36%) Talend
4 4 (2.68%) Teradata
4 4 (2.68%) VMware
5 3 (2.01%) DataFlux
5 3 (2.01%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.34%) F5
6 2 (1.34%) Splunk
7 1 (0.67%) Mellanox
7 1 (0.67%) Solarflare
7 1 (0.67%) StreamSets