Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 203 257
Rank change year-on-year +23 +54 +14
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,612 2,740 2,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 1.74% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.34% 5.78% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,255 2,321 1,869
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +14.29% -

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 35,596 47,391 50,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.17% 30.03% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29,498 38,753 42,341
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,589 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in England.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in England

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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
London +9 1,282 £72,500 +7.41% 250
South East +40 566 £50,000 -9.09% 74
North of England +30 318 £45,000 - 72
North West +19 169 £50,000 +12.36% 46
East of England +95 151 £55,000 -8.33% 46
Midlands +47 148 £45,000 -10.00% 16
South West +2 130 £50,000 - 23
Yorkshire +36 121 £45,000 -5.26% 18
West Midlands +12 78 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Midlands +55 69 £42,500 - 8
North East +28 28 £45,000 -2.70% 8
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1,068 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1,039 (39.78%) Python
3 1,013 (38.78%) SQL
4 954 (36.52%) Java
5 933 (35.72%) Amazon AWS
6 896 (34.30%) Docker
7 862 (33.00%) JavaScript
8 833 (31.89%) MySQL
9 746 (28.56%) Linux
10 664 (25.42%) SQL Server
11 634 (24.27%) Git (software)
12 555 (21.25%) Software Engineering
13 520 (19.91%) DevOps
14 502 (19.22%) Microservices
15 464 (17.76%) MongoDB
16 454 (17.38%) Oracle
17 452 (17.30%) Spring
18 424 (16.23%) Jenkins
19 399 (15.28%) Finance
20 397 (15.20%) TDD
21 394 (15.08%) Kubernetes
22 387 (14.82%) Relational Database
23 382 (14.62%) React
24 377 (14.43%) C#
24 377 (14.43%) NoSQL
25 371 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
26 359 (13.74%) HTML
27 353 (13.51%) Scrum
28 348 (13.32%) Node.js
29 347 (13.28%) Continuous Integration

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
1 253 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
2 162 (6.20%) Confluence
3 160 (6.13%) Apache
4 158 (6.05%) Apache Spark
5 151 (5.78%) Tomcat
6 125 (4.79%) nginx
7 66 (2.53%) JBoss
8 51 (1.95%) GeoServer
9 45 (1.72%) OpenStack
10 41 (1.57%) IIS
11 37 (1.42%) WordPress
12 31 (1.19%) Apache Solr
12 31 (1.19%) Drupal
13 30 (1.15%) ArcGIS
14 24 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
15 23 (0.88%) CMS
16 22 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.80%) SharePoint
18 19 (0.73%) CloudStack
18 19 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.077%) Weka
6 1 (0.038%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.038%) Maya
6 1 (0.038%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.038%) Revit
6 1 (0.038%) Simulink
6 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.27%) Magento
2 7 (0.27%) Teamcenter
3 6 (0.23%) PolarLake
4 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.077%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.077%) Odoo
7 2 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.077%) Unica
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.038%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 933 (35.72%) Amazon AWS
2 371 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (11.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 175 (6.70%) SaaS
5 149 (5.70%) Serverless
6 101 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
7 89 (3.41%) GitHub
8 87 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 82 (3.14%) Amazon S3
10 75 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (2.60%) Heroku
12 60 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
13 53 (2.03%) PaaS
14 50 (1.91%) Power Platform
15 45 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
17 37 (1.42%) OpenShift
18 36 (1.38%) Datadog
19 33 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
20 30 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 81 (3.10%) DNS
3 75 (2.87%) HTTP
4 71 (2.72%) Firewall
5 61 (2.34%) Internet
6 40 (1.53%) VPN
7 27 (1.03%) FTP
8 25 (0.96%) SSH
9 24 (0.92%) SMTP
10 21 (0.80%) SSL
11 20 (0.77%) MQTT
12 18 (0.69%) SAN
13 17 (0.65%) DHCP
13 17 (0.65%) Network Security
14 15 (0.57%) VoIP
15 12 (0.46%) AMQP
15 12 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
16 11 (0.42%) STUN
16 11 (0.42%) VLAN
17 10 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 833 (31.89%) MySQL
2 664 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 464 (17.76%) MongoDB
4 387 (14.82%) Relational Database
5 377 (14.43%) NoSQL
6 300 (11.49%) Redis
7 192 (7.35%) Big Data
8 174 (6.66%) RDBMS
9 151 (5.78%) Hadoop
10 150 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
11 144 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 100 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
13 93 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
13 93 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 90 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 88 (3.37%) Amazon Aurora
16 79 (3.02%) Apache Hive
16 79 (3.02%) Oracle Database
17 70 (2.68%) GIS
18 69 (2.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 634 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 424 (16.23%) Jenkins
3 276 (10.57%) JIRA
4 213 (8.15%) Maven
5 159 (6.09%) Selenium
6 110 (4.21%) JUnit
7 108 (4.13%) Bitbucket
8 103 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 100 (3.83%) webpack
10 91 (3.48%) Subversion
11 74 (2.83%) GitLab
12 73 (2.79%) Vagrant
13 66 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 66 (2.53%) Gradle
14 62 (2.37%) Babel
15 47 (1.80%) JMeter
16 45 (1.72%) Mockito
17 43 (1.65%) TeamCity
18 41 (1.57%) RSpec
19 40 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 399 (15.28%) Finance
2 170 (6.51%) Retail
3 108 (4.13%) Banking
4 93 (3.56%) Public Sector
5 76 (2.91%) Marketing
6 54 (2.07%) Games
7 48 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.11%) Advertising
9 29 (1.11%) Law
10 27 (1.03%) Publishing
11 23 (0.88%) Electronics
12 20 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.65%) Front Office
13 17 (0.65%) Legal
14 16 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.42%) Automotive
16 7 (0.27%) Local Government
17 6 (0.23%) Housing Association
17 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,355 (51.88%) Developer
2 359 (13.74%) Java Developer
3 299 (11.45%) Software Engineer
4 293 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 271 (10.38%) Python Developer
6 204 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 147 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 141 (5.40%) DBA
9 117 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 115 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 113 (4.33%) C# Developer
12 110 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 105 (4.02%) Java Engineer
14 103 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
15 101 (3.87%) Data Engineer
16 99 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
17 95 (3.64%) Junior
17 95 (3.64%) Python Engineer
18 94 (3.60%) PHP Developer
19 92 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (17.30%) Spring
2 382 (14.62%) React
3 359 (13.74%) HTML
4 348 (13.32%) Node.js
5 339 (12.98%) CSS
6 337 (12.90%) .NET
7 286 (10.95%) Web Services
8 276 (10.57%) REST
9 243 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 237 (9.07%) RESTful
11 229 (8.77%) JSON
12 226 (8.65%) Django
13 212 (8.12%) Kafka
14 196 (7.50%) Spring Boot
15 176 (6.74%) XML
16 172 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
17 171 (6.55%) Hibernate
18 145 (5.55%) J2EE
19 143 (5.47%) jQuery
20 141 (5.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 140 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 93 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
4 80 (3.06%) User Experience
5 79 (3.02%) Algorithms
6 68 (2.60%) Replication
7 63 (2.41%) Clustering
8 58 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 36 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (1.11%) Data Centre
15 26 (1.00%) Cloud Native
15 26 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 24 (0.92%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.88%) Pricing Data
18 22 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
18 22 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 746 (28.56%) Linux
2 266 (10.18%) Windows
3 150 (5.74%) Unix
4 94 (3.60%) Ubuntu
5 93 (3.56%) CentOS
6 79 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (2.68%) Windows Server
8 63 (2.41%) Android
9 54 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 30 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 29 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 22 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.73%) Debian
14 8 (0.31%) Fedora
15 4 (0.15%) openSUSE
16 3 (0.11%) AIX
16 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.11%) VyOS
16 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,068 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (21.25%) Software Engineering
3 520 (19.91%) DevOps
4 502 (19.22%) Microservices
5 397 (15.20%) TDD
6 353 (13.51%) Scrum
7 347 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
8 279 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
9 259 (9.92%) Open Source
10 245 (9.38%) Computer Science
11 232 (8.88%) Analytics
12 201 (7.70%) OO
13 198 (7.58%) Test Automation
14 197 (7.54%) ETL
15 189 (7.24%) Machine Learning
16 188 (7.20%) MVC
17 177 (6.78%) Web Development
18 176 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
19 171 (6.55%) Mentoring
20 167 (6.39%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,039 (39.78%) Python
2 1,013 (38.78%) SQL
3 954 (36.52%) Java
4 862 (33.00%) JavaScript
5 377 (14.43%) C#
6 252 (9.65%) Bash Shell
7 241 (9.23%) PHP
8 181 (6.93%) Ruby
9 169 (6.47%) PowerShell
10 168 (6.43%) Go
11 141 (5.40%) C++
12 125 (4.79%) Java 8
13 116 (4.44%) Scala
14 104 (3.98%) TypeScript
15 103 (3.94%) C
16 99 (3.79%) ES6
17 93 (3.56%) T-SQL
18 72 (2.76%) Perl
19 71 (2.72%) ES7
20 69 (2.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 307 (11.75%) Degree
2 205 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 95 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 94 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.50%) PhD
7 11 (0.42%) CCNA
7 11 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.34%) OCP
9 9 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.27%) CCNP
11 7 (0.27%) RHCE
12 5 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.19%) MCSA
13 3 (0.11%) HND
13 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (1.80%) QA
2 30 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.54%) SLA
5 11 (0.42%) GDPR
6 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.077%) PSD2
9 1 (0.038%) HL7
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 896 (34.30%) Docker
2 87 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.19%) KVM
5 25 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.96%) Varnish
6 23 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.77%) Firmware
7 20 (0.77%) HDFS
8 18 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.65%) vSphere
10 15 (0.57%) iptables
10 15 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.50%) XenApp
12 9 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.31%) Xen
14 7 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.27%) NFS
15 6 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 394 (15.08%) Kubernetes
2 315 (12.06%) Ansible
3 234 (8.96%) Terraform
4 167 (6.39%) Puppet
5 134 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (3.22%) Mesos
7 78 (2.99%) Marathon
8 75 (2.87%) Prometheus
9 56 (2.14%) Grafana
10 32 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (1.19%) Packer
12 27 (1.03%) logstash
13 26 (1.00%) Nagios
14 25 (0.96%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.96%) Kibana
15 24 (0.92%) Salt
16 21 (0.80%) Icinga
17 19 (0.73%) Data Guard
18 17 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
19 16 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 454 (17.38%) Oracle
2 279 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 157 (6.01%) Google
4 122 (4.67%) VMware
5 82 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 52 (1.99%) IBM
7 51 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.91%) Talend
9 43 (1.65%) Tableau
10 35 (1.34%) SAP
10 35 (1.34%) Sybase
11 31 (1.19%) HP
12 28 (1.07%) ESRI
12 28 (1.07%) Splunk
13 27 (1.03%) Informatica
14 26 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.92%) Cognos
16 23 (0.88%) Hortonworks
17 21 (0.80%) Veeam
18 20 (0.77%) Cisco