Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 168 205
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 +50
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,325 2,842 2,800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.12% 2.05% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.97% 7.25% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,160 2,530 2,360
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,474 £35,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 29,171 39,188 50,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.64% 28.29% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24,008 32,508 42,700
Median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in England.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the England region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. 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
London +41 1,345 £75,000 +15.38% 190
South East +41 423 £60,000 +14.29% 46
North of England -13 240 £47,500 -1.99% 47
South West -35 137 £50,000 - 28
East of England -15 117 £56,000 -2.61% 28
North West -20 105 £42,500 -15.00% 29
Midlands -12 92 £55,000 +29.41% 26
Yorkshire -5 78 £60,000 +23.81% 15
West Midlands +31 58 £60,000 +45.45% 13
North East +35 57 £47,500 -1.99% 3
East Midlands -26 34 £45,000 +5.88% 13
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 1,065 (45.81%) Python
2 1,010 (43.44%) AWS
3 999 (42.97%) Java
4 973 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
5 918 (39.48%) SQL
6 911 (39.18%) JavaScript
7 753 (32.39%) Software Engineering
8 740 (31.83%) Docker
9 632 (27.18%) MySQL
10 554 (23.83%) Linux
11 506 (21.76%) Git (software)
12 496 (21.33%) Finance
13 478 (20.56%) SQL Server
14 470 (20.22%) Kubernetes
15 439 (18.88%) Microservices
16 434 (18.67%) Oracle
17 419 (18.02%) DevOps
18 406 (17.46%) Relational Database
19 405 (17.42%) TDD
20 398 (17.12%) C#
21 372 (16.00%) NoSQL
22 367 (15.78%) Analytics
23 360 (15.48%) CSS
24 355 (15.27%) Azure
25 346 (14.88%) Jenkins
25 346 (14.88%) HTML
26 340 (14.62%) RESTful
27 336 (14.45%) Node.js
28 334 (14.37%) Web Services
29 332 (14.28%) REST

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 186 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 169 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (4.13%) Apache
4 92 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 82 (3.53%) Apache Airflow
6 72 (3.10%) nginx
7 54 (2.32%) Confluence
8 46 (1.98%) ArcGIS
9 43 (1.85%) IIS
10 41 (1.76%) Oracle Spatial
11 40 (1.72%) Luigi
12 28 (1.20%) GeoServer
13 27 (1.16%) OpenStack
14 26 (1.12%) JBoss
15 21 (0.90%) Drupal
16 18 (0.77%) SAS
17 15 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
18 14 (0.60%) WildFly
19 13 (0.56%) WebLogic
20 12 (0.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 25 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.086%) SPSS
5 2 (0.086%) Windchill
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.043%) Weka
Business Applications
1 109 (4.69%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.086%) Eikon
6 2 (0.086%) Odoo
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.043%) Ripple
7 1 (0.043%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,010 (43.44%) AWS
2 355 (15.27%) Azure
3 246 (10.58%) GCP
4 149 (6.41%) SaaS
5 144 (6.19%) Amazon S3
6 134 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
7 108 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
8 79 (3.40%) Serverless
9 69 (2.97%) GitHub
10 65 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
11 55 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
12 45 (1.94%) OpenShift
13 44 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (1.85%) Power Platform
15 37 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
17 32 (1.38%) Heroku
18 29 (1.25%) Office 365
19 28 (1.20%) IaaS
19 28 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 38 (1.63%) HTTP
3 36 (1.55%) Internet
4 34 (1.46%) Firewall
5 25 (1.08%) DNS
6 19 (0.82%) VPN
7 16 (0.69%) SSL
8 15 (0.65%) DHCP
9 9 (0.39%) ZigBee
10 8 (0.34%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.34%) SAN
11 7 (0.30%) NAS
12 6 (0.26%) SMTP
13 5 (0.22%) GPON
14 4 (0.17%) ATM
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.17%) LAN
14 4 (0.17%) Network Security
14 4 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (27.18%) MySQL
2 478 (20.56%) SQL Server
3 406 (17.46%) Relational Database
4 372 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 311 (13.38%) MongoDB
6 270 (11.61%) Redis
7 209 (8.99%) Big Data
8 199 (8.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 162 (6.97%) Amazon RDS
10 154 (6.62%) Hadoop
11 147 (6.32%) RDBMS
12 128 (5.51%) Amazon Athena
13 127 (5.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 121 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
15 90 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 72 (3.10%) GIS
17 71 (3.05%) Neo4j
18 65 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
19 58 (2.49%) BigQuery
19 58 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 506 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 346 (14.88%) Jenkins
3 184 (7.91%) Maven
4 139 (5.98%) JIRA
5 101 (4.34%) JUnit
6 62 (2.67%) Selenium
7 58 (2.49%) webpack
8 53 (2.28%) SonarQube
9 50 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (1.98%) Cucumber
11 45 (1.94%) GitLab
11 45 (1.94%) Mockito
12 43 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
13 40 (1.72%) CircleCI
13 40 (1.72%) Subversion
13 40 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 39 (1.68%) Gradle
15 37 (1.59%) DbUnit
15 37 (1.59%) Vagrant
16 32 (1.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 496 (21.33%) Finance
2 219 (9.42%) Banking
3 151 (6.49%) Public Sector
4 121 (5.20%) Front Office
5 116 (4.99%) Marketing
6 70 (3.01%) Retail
7 36 (1.55%) Law
8 34 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.29%) Games
11 20 (0.86%) Legal
12 19 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.65%) Back Office
14 15 (0.65%) Electronics
15 11 (0.47%) Advertising
16 8 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.34%) Police
17 7 (0.30%) Publishing
18 5 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 998 (42.92%) Developer
2 320 (13.76%) Software Engineer
3 293 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 205 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 186 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 166 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 140 (6.02%) Java Engineer
8 134 (5.76%) Python Engineer
9 130 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 126 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 107 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
12 96 (4.13%) C# Developer
13 95 (4.09%) Junior
14 87 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
15 84 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
16 83 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
17 79 (3.40%) .NET Developer
18 77 (3.31%) Backend Developer
18 77 (3.31%) PHP Developer
19 72 (3.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (15.48%) CSS
2 346 (14.88%) HTML
3 340 (14.62%) RESTful
4 336 (14.45%) Node.js
5 334 (14.37%) Web Services
6 332 (14.28%) REST
7 324 (13.94%) React
8 305 (13.12%) Spring
9 234 (10.06%) Django
10 230 (9.89%) AngularJS
11 223 (9.59%) J2EE
12 216 (9.29%) Kafka
13 202 (8.69%) .NET
14 156 (6.71%) HTML5
14 156 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
15 127 (5.46%) Flask
16 116 (4.99%) Redux
16 116 (4.99%) Spring Boot
17 115 (4.95%) XML
18 110 (4.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (4.95%) Fixed Income
3 114 (4.90%) Hedge funds
4 110 (4.73%) Derivative
5 104 (4.47%) User Experience
6 82 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 72 (3.10%) Mobile App
9 57 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
10 55 (2.37%) Algorithms
11 52 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
12 47 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 35 (1.51%) Pricing Data
14 34 (1.46%) Equities
15 30 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
17 26 (1.12%) Public Cloud
18 25 (1.08%) Exotic Derivative
19 19 (0.82%) Data Centre
20 17 (0.73%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 554 (23.83%) Linux
2 157 (6.75%) Unix
3 124 (5.33%) Windows
4 73 (3.14%) Mac OS X
5 70 (3.01%) Android
6 65 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 63 (2.71%) CentOS
8 42 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.46%) Windows Server
10 21 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.77%) Debian
12 17 (0.73%) Fedora
13 16 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.65%) CoreOS
14 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.60%) Windows 10
16 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
17 10 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 753 (32.39%) Software Engineering
3 439 (18.88%) Microservices
4 419 (18.02%) DevOps
5 405 (17.42%) TDD
6 367 (15.78%) Analytics
7 294 (12.65%) Data Science
8 290 (12.47%) Mentoring
9 277 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
10 271 (11.66%) Scrum
11 247 (10.62%) Computer Science
12 244 (10.49%) Open Source
13 242 (10.41%) Test Automation
14 225 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
15 219 (9.42%) Machine Learning
16 212 (9.12%) Fintech
17 196 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
18 193 (8.30%) ETL
19 192 (8.26%) Data Analytics
20 182 (7.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (45.81%) Python
2 999 (42.97%) Java
3 918 (39.48%) SQL
4 911 (39.18%) JavaScript
5 398 (17.12%) C#
6 226 (9.72%) PHP
7 218 (9.38%) C++
8 169 (7.27%) Go
9 163 (7.01%) Kotlin
10 162 (6.97%) Scala
11 153 (6.58%) Bash Shell
12 150 (6.45%) Java 8
13 137 (5.89%) TypeScript
14 131 (5.63%) Ruby
15 72 (3.10%) ES6
16 68 (2.92%) C
17 63 (2.71%) PowerShell
18 62 (2.67%) R
19 53 (2.28%) Lua
20 49 (2.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 296 (12.73%) Degree
2 128 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 73 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.89%) PhD
6 30 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.90%) HND
8 16 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 14 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.17%) HNC
12 4 (0.17%) MCSA
12 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.17%) SAFe Agilist
13 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (7.57%) QA
2 33 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.65%) GDPR
4 15 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.34%) SLA
6 7 (0.30%) NIST
7 4 (0.17%) HL7
7 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.13%) CDISC
8 3 (0.13%) PMO
9 2 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.086%) NCSC
System Software
1 740 (31.83%) Docker
2 66 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 60 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.90%) vSphere
5 20 (0.86%) Postfix
6 18 (0.77%) XenApp
7 16 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.43%) HDFS
9 9 (0.39%) iptables
10 8 (0.34%) Varnish
11 7 (0.30%) KVM
11 7 (0.30%) NFS
12 6 (0.26%) Firmware
13 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.22%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.086%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 470 (20.22%) Kubernetes
2 249 (10.71%) Terraform
3 193 (8.30%) Ansible
4 70 (3.01%) Puppet
5 66 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.51%) Grafana
6 35 (1.51%) Prometheus
7 30 (1.29%) logstash
8 25 (1.08%) Packer
9 22 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (0.95%) Kibana
10 18 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.69%) Salt
12 14 (0.60%) Cloudify
12 14 (0.60%) Oozie
13 13 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (0.52%) Data Guard
15 11 (0.47%) SCOM
16 10 (0.43%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 434 (18.67%) Oracle
2 224 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 217 (9.33%) Google
4 108 (4.65%) Bloomberg
5 81 (3.48%) VMware
6 79 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 61 (2.62%) Tableau
8 55 (2.37%) Sybase
9 46 (1.98%) ESRI
9 46 (1.98%) Talend
10 39 (1.68%) Zend
11 37 (1.59%) IBM
11 37 (1.59%) SAP
12 34 (1.46%) Cloudera
13 25 (1.08%) Atlassian
14 22 (0.95%) Hortonworks
15 19 (0.82%) Citrix
15 19 (0.82%) CrowdStrike
15 19 (0.82%) Dataiku
15 19 (0.82%) InterSystems