Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 157 168
Rank change year-on-year +42 +11 +68
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,587 2,596 2,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.82% 2.22% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.20% 8.21% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,726 2,449 2,650
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,244 £38,750 £36,700
90th Percentile £93,750 £105,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,302 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +3.84% +9.09%

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 15,565 31,623 40,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.62% 27.06% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,172 26,441 33,837
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 +20 843 £72,500 -3.33% 182
North of England +49 205 £52,500 +10.53% 59
South East +10 196 £55,000 - 31
South West +89 145 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Yorkshire +69 111 £52,500 -4.55% 22
North West +47 88 £52,500 +10.53% 32
Midlands +78 87 £48,500 +2.11% 20
East of England +64 85 £60,000 +9.09% 20
West Midlands +84 52 £55,000 -8.33% 14
East Midlands +43 35 £40,500 -10.00% 6
North East -16 6 £47,500 +5.56% 5
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 England region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 826 (52.05%) Python
2 711 (44.80%) SQL
3 658 (41.46%) Docker
4 643 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
5 637 (40.14%) Java
6 618 (38.94%) AWS
7 540 (34.03%) Kubernetes
8 529 (33.33%) DevOps
9 513 (32.33%) JavaScript
10 410 (25.83%) MySQL
11 407 (25.65%) Microservices
12 381 (24.01%) Jenkins
13 372 (23.44%) Azure
14 364 (22.94%) Linux
15 363 (22.87%) MongoDB
16 351 (22.12%) SQL Server
17 348 (21.93%) Git (software)
18 336 (21.17%) Software Engineering
19 303 (19.09%) Finance
20 274 (17.27%) Terraform
21 270 (17.01%) Spring
22 269 (16.95%) TDD
23 267 (16.82%) Node.js
24 259 (16.32%) GCP
25 243 (15.31%) Web Services
26 238 (15.00%) Relational Database
27 232 (14.62%) Redis
28 226 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
29 222 (13.99%) Elasticsearch
30 218 (13.74%) NoSQL

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
1 222 (13.99%) Elasticsearch
2 146 (9.20%) Apache
3 112 (7.06%) Apache Spark
4 63 (3.97%) nginx
5 41 (2.58%) Confluence
6 29 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
7 22 (1.39%) Tornado
8 20 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.88%) WordPress
10 11 (0.69%) Luigi
11 9 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.57%) CMS
12 6 (0.38%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.32%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.25%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.25%) Drupal
15 3 (0.19%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Figma
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.063%) InVision
3 1 (0.063%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.38%) Shopify
3 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.063%) Odoo
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 618 (38.94%) AWS
2 372 (23.44%) Azure
3 259 (16.32%) GCP
4 159 (10.02%) Serverless
5 129 (8.13%) AWS Lambda
6 124 (7.81%) Amazon ECS
7 93 (5.86%) GitHub
8 86 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
9 82 (5.17%) Apigee
10 71 (4.47%) Amazon S3
11 66 (4.16%) SaaS
12 47 (2.96%) Amazon EKS
13 45 (2.84%) PaaS
14 44 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
15 43 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
16 40 (2.52%) Datadog
17 34 (2.14%) IaaS
17 34 (2.14%) Pulumi
17 34 (2.14%) Stackdriver
18 32 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.21%) HTTP
2 39 (2.46%) DNS
3 30 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.32%) Firewall
5 16 (1.01%) SMTP
6 15 (0.95%) IPv4
6 15 (0.95%) IPv6
7 14 (0.88%) AMQP
8 13 (0.82%) FTP
8 13 (0.82%) IMAP
9 10 (0.63%) Internet
9 10 (0.63%) VPN
10 5 (0.32%) DHCP
10 5 (0.32%) Network Security
11 4 (0.25%) 5G
11 4 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.25%) ICMP
11 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (25.83%) MySQL
2 363 (22.87%) MongoDB
3 351 (22.12%) SQL Server
4 238 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 232 (14.62%) Redis
6 218 (13.74%) NoSQL
7 114 (7.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 97 (6.11%) Big Data
9 84 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
10 81 (5.10%) MariaDB
11 80 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
12 77 (4.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 59 (3.72%) Hadoop
14 45 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 44 (2.77%) Cosmos DB
16 41 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (2.46%) RDBMS
18 33 (2.08%) BigQuery
19 29 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (1.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 381 (24.01%) Jenkins
2 348 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 101 (6.36%) GitLab
4 100 (6.30%) JIRA
5 74 (4.66%) Maven
6 73 (4.60%) Artifactory
7 54 (3.40%) Gradle
8 52 (3.28%) Subversion
9 41 (2.58%) JUnit
10 38 (2.39%) Mercurial
11 34 (2.14%) Mockito
11 34 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 27 (1.70%) IntelliJ
13 27 (1.70%) Selenium
14 23 (1.45%) TeamCity
15 22 (1.39%) DbUnit
15 22 (1.39%) jMock
16 18 (1.13%) Flyway
16 18 (1.13%) webpack
General
1 303 (19.09%) Finance
2 97 (6.11%) Banking
3 88 (5.55%) Public Sector
4 65 (4.10%) Retail
5 42 (2.65%) Games
6 38 (2.39%) Marketing
7 32 (2.02%) Back Office
8 29 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.01%) Law
10 15 (0.95%) Legal
11 9 (0.57%) Front Office
11 9 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.44%) Automotive
13 7 (0.44%) Local Government
14 6 (0.38%) Military
15 5 (0.32%) Electronics
16 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 829 (52.24%) Developer
2 261 (16.45%) Java Developer
3 220 (13.86%) Senior Developer
4 207 (13.04%) Python Developer
5 183 (11.53%) Software Engineer
6 130 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 125 (7.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 122 (7.69%) Python Engineer
9 102 (6.43%) Architect
10 83 (5.23%) Data Engineer
11 75 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
12 71 (4.47%) Java Engineer
13 67 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 67 (4.22%) Senior Python Developer
13 67 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
14 63 (3.97%) AWS Developer
15 62 (3.91%) Python Software Engineer
16 59 (3.72%) Java Architect
17 51 (3.21%) Java Solutions Architect
17 51 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (17.01%) Spring
2 267 (16.82%) Node.js
3 243 (15.31%) Web Services
4 211 (13.30%) HTML
5 206 (12.98%) CSS
6 204 (12.85%) Kafka
7 198 (12.48%) RESTful
8 194 (12.22%) RabbitMQ
9 183 (11.53%) Spring Boot
10 175 (11.03%) REST
11 170 (10.71%) React
12 168 (10.59%) AngularJS
13 163 (10.27%) Django
14 113 (7.12%) .NET
15 97 (6.11%) Vue.js
16 96 (6.05%) Flask
17 85 (5.36%) gRPC
18 81 (5.10%) GraphQL
19 77 (4.85%) OAuth
20 69 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
3 53 (3.34%) Hedge funds
4 49 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.71%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.65%) Cloud Native
7 40 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.52%) Replication
8 39 (2.46%) Clustering
9 33 (2.08%) Equities
9 33 (2.08%) User Experience
10 31 (1.95%) N-Tier
11 30 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.58%) Public Cloud
13 23 (1.45%) NHS
14 22 (1.39%) Private Cloud
15 21 (1.32%) Blog
16 20 (1.26%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.20%) Mobile App
18 18 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 364 (22.94%) Linux
2 73 (4.60%) CentOS
3 60 (3.78%) Unix
3 60 (3.78%) Windows
4 34 (2.14%) Ubuntu
5 23 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.39%) Android
6 22 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.13%) Fedora
8 13 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.76%) VMS
10 11 (0.69%) Debian
11 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.063%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.063%) VyOS
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (33.33%) DevOps
3 407 (25.65%) Microservices
4 336 (21.17%) Software Engineering
5 269 (16.95%) TDD
6 226 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (12.29%) Scrum
8 194 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
9 191 (12.04%) Fintech
10 171 (10.78%) Computer Science
11 130 (8.19%) BDD
12 124 (7.81%) Analytics
13 118 (7.44%) Data Science
14 113 (7.12%) Mentoring
15 110 (6.93%) Open Source
15 110 (6.93%) Test Automation
16 108 (6.81%) Machine Learning
16 108 (6.81%) OO
17 95 (5.99%) Infrastructure as Code
18 86 (5.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 826 (52.05%) Python
2 711 (44.80%) SQL
3 637 (40.14%) Java
4 513 (32.33%) JavaScript
5 213 (13.42%) C#
6 179 (11.28%) TypeScript
7 140 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 135 (8.51%) PHP
9 134 (8.44%) Ruby
10 125 (7.88%) Go
11 92 (5.80%) C++
11 92 (5.80%) Scala
12 81 (5.10%) PowerShell
13 58 (3.65%) Java 8
14 54 (3.40%) Groovy
15 41 (2.58%) Kotlin
16 36 (2.27%) C
17 33 (2.08%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.89%) Perl
19 27 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 163 (10.27%) Degree
2 118 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 99 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 74 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.88%) PhD
7 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.38%) OSCE
8 6 (0.38%) OSCP
9 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.32%) MCSA
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.13%) MCSE
12 1 (0.063%) CCNA
12 1 (0.063%) CCSP
12 1 (0.063%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.02%) QA
2 25 (1.58%) NIST
3 24 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.01%) SLA
5 15 (0.95%) GDPR
6 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.44%) ISO 22301
7 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) NCSC
10 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 658 (41.46%) Docker
2 56 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.95%) vSphere
5 13 (0.82%) Postfix
6 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.44%) Firmware
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.38%) Xen
9 5 (0.32%) HDFS
9 5 (0.32%) LXC
10 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.19%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.19%) Varnish
11 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.063%) etcd
13 1 (0.063%) Gluster
13 1 (0.063%) NFS
Systems Management
1 540 (34.03%) Kubernetes
2 274 (17.27%) Terraform
3 213 (13.42%) Ansible
4 125 (7.88%) Puppet
5 86 (5.42%) Grafana
6 78 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (3.97%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.39%) HAProxy
9 14 (0.88%) Icinga
10 13 (0.82%) Consul
11 11 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.57%) Istio
14 8 (0.50%) Nagios
14 8 (0.50%) Rancher
14 8 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.44%) Graylog
16 6 (0.38%) linkerd
16 6 (0.38%) Salt
17 5 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 207 (13.04%) Google
2 191 (12.04%) Oracle
3 71 (4.47%) Microsoft
4 54 (3.40%) VMware
5 47 (2.96%) ServiceNow
6 39 (2.46%) New Relic
7 38 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 38 (2.39%) Splunk
8 37 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 34 (2.14%) SaltStack
10 22 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.88%) WSO2
12 13 (0.82%) Databricks
13 12 (0.76%) Pega
14 9 (0.57%) Spotify
15 8 (0.50%) Qualys
15 8 (0.50%) Sybase
16 7 (0.44%) Ariba
16 7 (0.44%) Facebook
17 6 (0.38%) Cisco