Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 121 160
Rank change year-on-year +26 +39 +12
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,769 1,566 2,567
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.39% 2.77% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.65% 10.01% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,766 1,435 2,227
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £108,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,203
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.48% +3.67%

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 29,785 15,637 31,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.80% 27.66% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19,583 13,360 25,989
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +24 2,432 £75,000 - 222
South East +20 475 £60,000 +9.09% 58
North of England -36 343 £60,000 +14.29% 58
North West 0 200 £60,000 +14.29% 28
South West -13 200 £50,000 - 20
Midlands -59 130 £51,250 +2.50% 47
Yorkshire -56 124 £60,000 +14.29% 19
East of England -59 124 £61,000 +1.67% 29
West Midlands -43 97 £52,500 -4.55% 30
East Midlands -71 31 £50,000 +25.00% 17
North East -17 19 £45,000 -7.69% 11
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 1,906 (50.57%) AWS
2 1,732 (45.95%) Python
3 1,689 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1,422 (37.73%) Software Engineering
5 1,358 (36.03%) Docker
6 1,302 (34.54%) Java
7 1,280 (33.96%) JavaScript
8 1,277 (33.88%) React
9 1,273 (33.78%) SQL
10 1,228 (32.58%) DevOps
11 1,119 (29.69%) Kubernetes
12 1,077 (28.58%) CI/CD
13 1,014 (26.90%) Microservices
14 969 (25.71%) MySQL
15 948 (25.15%) Azure
16 930 (24.67%) Node.js
17 870 (23.08%) Finance
18 853 (22.63%) Git (software)
19 824 (21.86%) TypeScript
20 819 (21.73%) Full Stack Development
21 765 (20.30%) Linux
22 745 (19.77%) Redis
23 686 (18.20%) Jenkins
24 683 (18.12%) Social Skills
25 649 (17.22%) Relational Database
26 632 (16.77%) Test Automation
27 629 (16.69%) CSS
28 627 (16.64%) REST
29 618 (16.40%) NoSQL
29 618 (16.40%) Kafka

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
1 342 (9.07%) Elasticsearch
2 190 (5.04%) Apache
3 183 (4.86%) Apache Spark
4 144 (3.82%) Confluence
5 101 (2.68%) SAS
6 89 (2.36%) Apache Solr
7 79 (2.10%) Apache Airflow
8 78 (2.07%) GeoServer
8 78 (2.07%) nginx
9 74 (1.96%) GemFire
10 53 (1.41%) CMS
11 30 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (0.53%) Luigi
15 20 (0.53%) WordPress
16 19 (0.50%) Apache Pulsar
17 16 (0.42%) Headless CMS
18 15 (0.40%) Tornado
Applications
1 30 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.13%) GIMP
6 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) Sketch
8 3 (0.080%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.080%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.90%) Magento
2 31 (0.82%) Shopify
3 15 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 8 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.080%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.053%) Line 50
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.027%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.027%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,906 (50.57%) AWS
2 948 (25.15%) Azure
3 559 (14.83%) GCP
4 528 (14.01%) Serverless
5 410 (10.88%) GitHub
6 259 (6.87%) Amazon S3
7 235 (6.24%) AWS Lambda
8 180 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
8 180 (4.78%) SaaS
9 174 (4.62%) Heroku
10 171 (4.54%) Amazon SQS
11 169 (4.48%) Amazon ECS
12 163 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
13 143 (3.79%) Power Platform
14 121 (3.21%) OpenShift
15 103 (2.73%) PaaS
16 81 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis
17 78 (2.07%) GitHub Actions
18 75 (1.99%) Snowflake
19 64 (1.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (5.15%) HTTP
2 87 (2.31%) DNS
3 58 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 54 (1.43%) Internet
5 50 (1.33%) VPN
6 44 (1.17%) AMQP
6 44 (1.17%) LAN
7 42 (1.11%) WAN
8 32 (0.85%) SSL
9 30 (0.80%) Firewall
10 23 (0.61%) MQTT
11 18 (0.48%) Calico
12 16 (0.42%) BGP
12 16 (0.42%) OSPF
13 14 (0.37%) IPv6
14 13 (0.34%) Network Security
14 13 (0.34%) VLAN
14 13 (0.34%) Wireless
15 12 (0.32%) DHCP
15 12 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 969 (25.71%) MySQL
2 745 (19.77%) Redis
3 649 (17.22%) Relational Database
4 618 (16.40%) NoSQL
5 541 (14.35%) SQL Server
6 479 (12.71%) MongoDB
7 387 (10.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 272 (7.22%) Amazon RDS
9 252 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
10 227 (6.02%) Big Data
11 174 (4.62%) Amazon Aurora
11 174 (4.62%) Hadoop
12 165 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 158 (4.19%) RDBMS
14 142 (3.77%) MariaDB
15 136 (3.61%) Power BI
16 126 (3.34%) GIS
17 103 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 103 (2.73%) Tableau
18 94 (2.49%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 853 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 686 (18.20%) Jenkins
3 228 (6.05%) JIRA
4 214 (5.68%) CircleCI
5 193 (5.12%) Cypress.io
6 185 (4.91%) GitLab
7 169 (4.48%) Gradle
8 144 (3.82%) Selenium
9 138 (3.66%) JUnit
10 134 (3.56%) Cucumber
11 108 (2.87%) Maven
12 101 (2.68%) webpack
13 96 (2.55%) SonarQube
14 88 (2.33%) Protractor
15 87 (2.31%) Mockito
16 86 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
17 72 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 72 (1.91%) Eclipse
18 71 (1.88%) IntelliJ
19 67 (1.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 870 (23.08%) Finance
2 683 (18.12%) Social Skills
3 325 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 262 (6.95%) Retail
5 234 (6.21%) Banking
6 158 (4.19%) Marketing
7 153 (4.06%) Games
8 126 (3.34%) Public Sector
9 125 (3.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 121 (3.21%) Law
11 71 (1.88%) Automotive
12 58 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
13 55 (1.46%) Publishing
14 54 (1.43%) Manufacturing
15 52 (1.38%) Advertising
15 52 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 52 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
16 46 (1.22%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.98%) Telecoms
18 30 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,329 (35.26%) Developer
2 835 (22.15%) Software Engineer
3 335 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 331 (8.78%) Java Developer
5 280 (7.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 269 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 269 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 216 (5.73%) Java Engineer
8 214 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 160 (4.25%) Analyst
10 154 (4.09%) Python Developer
11 123 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 123 (3.26%) Python Engineer
12 118 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 113 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
14 110 (2.92%) Software Developer
15 109 (2.89%) Backend Developer
16 106 (2.81%) Lead Developer
17 105 (2.79%) React Developer
18 103 (2.73%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,277 (33.88%) React
2 930 (24.67%) Node.js
3 629 (16.69%) CSS
4 627 (16.64%) REST
5 618 (16.40%) Kafka
6 617 (16.37%) Spring
7 513 (13.61%) AngularJS
8 478 (12.68%) GraphQL
9 425 (11.28%) HTML
10 387 (10.27%) Django
11 323 (8.57%) RESTful
12 318 (8.44%) Spring Boot
13 299 (7.93%) React Native
14 296 (7.85%) .NET
15 291 (7.72%) RabbitMQ
16 289 (7.67%) Vue.js
17 244 (6.47%) Redux
18 194 (5.15%) Ruby on Rails
18 194 (5.15%) Web Services
19 193 (5.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 481 (12.76%) User Experience
2 200 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
3 160 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 151 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 137 (3.63%) Cloud Native
6 134 (3.56%) Virtual Team
7 115 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
8 104 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
9 92 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 85 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 85 (2.26%) NHS
11 73 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 69 (1.83%) Social Media
13 64 (1.70%) Public Cloud
14 55 (1.46%) Blog
15 49 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
16 36 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
17 33 (0.88%) Legacy Code
17 33 (0.88%) Life Science
18 32 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 765 (20.30%) Linux
2 332 (8.81%) Unix
3 245 (6.50%) Windows
4 140 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 139 (3.69%) Android
6 104 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 80 (2.12%) CentOS
8 42 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 35 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 26 (0.69%) VMS
12 8 (0.21%) Fedora
12 8 (0.21%) Solaris
13 7 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
14 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.13%) Debian
16 2 (0.053%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,689 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,422 (37.73%) Software Engineering
3 1,228 (32.58%) DevOps
4 1,077 (28.58%) CI/CD
5 1,014 (26.90%) Microservices
6 819 (21.73%) Full Stack Development
7 632 (16.77%) Test Automation
8 607 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
9 595 (15.79%) TDD
10 583 (15.47%) Scrum
11 577 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
12 556 (14.75%) Computer Science
13 457 (12.13%) Mentoring
14 429 (11.38%) Analytics
15 373 (9.90%) Data Science
16 355 (9.42%) Data Modelling
17 326 (8.65%) ETL
18 318 (8.44%) Fintech
19 314 (8.33%) Open Source
20 310 (8.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,732 (45.95%) Python
2 1,302 (34.54%) Java
3 1,280 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 1,273 (33.78%) SQL
5 824 (21.86%) TypeScript
6 477 (12.66%) C#
7 393 (10.43%) Ruby
8 354 (9.39%) Go
9 254 (6.74%) Shell Script
10 247 (6.55%) Bash
11 211 (5.60%) Kotlin
12 190 (5.04%) PHP
13 185 (4.91%) C++
14 168 (4.46%) C
15 152 (4.03%) ES6
16 137 (3.63%) Scala
17 118 (3.13%) PowerShell
18 116 (3.08%) Groovy
19 106 (2.81%) Perl
20 99 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 559 (14.83%) Degree
2 214 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 204 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 165 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 85 (2.26%) Master's Degree
6 78 (2.07%) OCP
6 78 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
7 32 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.45%) MCSA
10 17 (0.45%) PhD
11 14 (0.37%) SAS Certification
12 13 (0.34%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.27%) HND
14 9 (0.24%) HNC
15 8 (0.21%) MCSE
16 7 (0.19%) CCNA
16 7 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (8.15%) QA
2 76 (2.02%) Accessibility
3 55 (1.46%) GDPR
4 35 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.72%) CDISC
5 27 (0.72%) HL7
6 23 (0.61%) SLA
7 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 15 (0.40%) GxP
9 14 (0.37%) EMIR
9 14 (0.37%) MiFID
10 12 (0.32%) WCAG
11 7 (0.19%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.11%) FATCA
13 4 (0.11%) TickIT
14 3 (0.080%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1,358 (36.03%) Docker
2 91 (2.41%) HDFS
3 76 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (1.62%) Active Directory
5 38 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (0.69%) Varnish
8 23 (0.61%) Postfix
9 19 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.19%) Firmware
10 7 (0.19%) iptables
11 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.11%) NFS
13 3 (0.080%) Samba
13 3 (0.080%) vSphere
14 2 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.027%) Openswan
15 1 (0.027%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1,119 (29.69%) Kubernetes
2 500 (13.27%) Terraform
3 461 (12.23%) Ansible
4 187 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 181 (4.80%) Puppet
6 124 (3.29%) Grafana
7 109 (2.89%) Prometheus
8 53 (1.41%) Kibana
9 52 (1.38%) Cobbler
10 40 (1.06%) HAProxy
11 36 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
11 36 (0.96%) ZABBIX
12 28 (0.74%) Istio
13 25 (0.66%) logstash
14 24 (0.64%) Apache Brooklyn
14 24 (0.64%) Opsgenie
15 20 (0.53%) Pingdom
16 19 (0.50%) Consul
16 19 (0.50%) Packer
17 17 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 540 (14.33%) Oracle
2 402 (10.67%) Google
3 228 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 114 (3.02%) Red Hat
5 102 (2.71%) VMware
6 86 (2.28%) Talend
7 74 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 73 (1.94%) New Relic
9 56 (1.49%) Databricks
9 56 (1.49%) Twitter
10 53 (1.41%) Cisco
10 53 (1.41%) Okta
11 46 (1.22%) Informatica
12 39 (1.03%) Alibaba
12 39 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (0.96%) Fortinet
13 36 (0.96%) Juniper
14 32 (0.85%) SAP
15 29 (0.77%) Alteryx
16 28 (0.74%) Sun