Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 139 172
Rank change year-on-year +63 +33 +34
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 4,238 1,114 2,749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.94% 2.48% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.97% 8.55% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 1,009 2,389
10th Percentile £40,800 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £120,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -4.17%

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 30,328 13,030 35,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.20% 28.98% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,937 11,045 29,706
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,213
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +47 2,876 £75,000 - 310
South East +24 480 £55,000 +10.00% 55
North of England +4 332 £55,000 +4.76% 77
South West +23 219 £55,000 +10.55% 38
North West -29 165 £52,500 - 46
Midlands -25 164 £45,000 -8.63% 30
Yorkshire -7 152 £55,000 +4.76% 21
West Midlands -14 114 £45,000 -16.28% 18
East of England -54 101 £50,000 -16.67% 23
East Midlands -58 50 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North East -26 15 £45,000 -14.29% 10
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2,200 (51.91%) AWS
2 1,921 (45.33%) Python
3 1,853 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
4 1,676 (39.55%) Software Engineering
5 1,649 (38.91%) Docker
6 1,499 (35.37%) React
7 1,471 (34.71%) JavaScript
8 1,460 (34.45%) Java
9 1,414 (33.36%) Kubernetes
10 1,396 (32.94%) Microservices
11 1,385 (32.68%) SQL
12 1,369 (32.30%) DevOps
13 1,314 (31.01%) Node.js
14 1,162 (27.42%) Git (software)
15 1,118 (26.38%) Finance
16 996 (23.50%) TypeScript
17 975 (23.01%) MySQL
18 971 (22.91%) Azure
19 929 (21.92%) Redis
20 891 (21.02%) Relational Database
21 853 (20.13%) Full Stack Development
22 847 (19.99%) TDD
23 846 (19.96%) Jenkins
24 807 (19.04%) Linux
25 784 (18.50%) NoSQL
26 767 (18.10%) CSS
27 752 (17.74%) Kafka
28 751 (17.72%) Social Skills
29 750 (17.70%) GCP
30 725 (17.11%) Terraform

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
1 408 (9.63%) Elasticsearch
2 340 (8.02%) Apache Spark
3 315 (7.43%) Apache
4 213 (5.03%) GemFire
5 146 (3.45%) nginx
6 139 (3.28%) Confluence
7 94 (2.22%) GeoServer
8 81 (1.91%) Apache Airflow
9 43 (1.01%) Apache Pulsar
10 37 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 37 (0.87%) CMS
11 35 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.68%) SAS
14 28 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.59%) ArcGIS
16 23 (0.54%) IBM Domino
16 23 (0.54%) WordPress
17 19 (0.45%) Luigi
18 18 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (0.64%) Figma
2 17 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (0.17%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.12%) GIMP
7 3 (0.071%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.071%) Sketch
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (0.97%) Shopify
2 37 (0.87%) Magento
3 14 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.33%) R3 Corda
4 10 (0.24%) Primavera
5 9 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.047%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.024%) Relativity
10 1 (0.024%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.024%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2,200 (51.91%) AWS
2 971 (22.91%) Azure
3 750 (17.70%) GCP
4 627 (14.79%) Serverless
5 582 (13.73%) GitHub
6 333 (7.86%) SaaS
7 298 (7.03%) AWS Lambda
8 259 (6.11%) Amazon S3
9 214 (5.05%) Amazon SQS
10 208 (4.91%) Amazon ECS
11 190 (4.48%) Amazon Kinesis
11 190 (4.48%) Heroku
12 171 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
13 120 (2.83%) OpenShift
14 107 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
15 106 (2.50%) PaaS
16 98 (2.31%) Datadog
17 92 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
18 88 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
19 87 (2.05%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 230 (5.43%) HTTP
2 86 (2.03%) DNS
3 56 (1.32%) Firewall
4 54 (1.27%) Internet
5 47 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 40 (0.94%) VPN
7 35 (0.83%) Calico
7 35 (0.83%) SSL
8 26 (0.61%) SMTP
9 22 (0.52%) AMQP
10 20 (0.47%) IPv4
11 17 (0.40%) DHCP
11 17 (0.40%) MQTT
12 16 (0.38%) RIP
13 14 (0.33%) LAN
13 14 (0.33%) WAN
14 13 (0.31%) Broadband
14 13 (0.31%) IPv6
14 13 (0.31%) VLAN
15 12 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (23.01%) MySQL
2 929 (21.92%) Redis
3 891 (21.02%) Relational Database
4 784 (18.50%) NoSQL
5 627 (14.79%) SQL Server
6 612 (14.44%) MongoDB
7 491 (11.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 302 (7.13%) Big Data
9 280 (6.61%) MariaDB
10 236 (5.57%) Amazon RDS
11 222 (5.24%) RDBMS
12 201 (4.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 193 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
14 183 (4.32%) HBase
15 151 (3.56%) Amazon Aurora
16 145 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 103 (2.43%) GIS
17 103 (2.43%) Hadoop
18 101 (2.38%) QGIS
19 85 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,162 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 846 (19.96%) Jenkins
3 359 (8.47%) Cypress.io
4 313 (7.39%) Gradle
5 286 (6.75%) JUnit
6 254 (5.99%) Cucumber
7 251 (5.92%) JIRA
8 234 (5.52%) CircleCI
8 234 (5.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 233 (5.50%) Mockito
10 232 (5.47%) Protractor
11 221 (5.21%) GitLab
12 219 (5.17%) Eclipse
13 218 (5.14%) IntelliJ
14 183 (4.32%) Storybook
15 178 (4.20%) SonarQube
16 153 (3.61%) Selenium
17 137 (3.23%) webpack
18 134 (3.16%) Artifactory
19 106 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 1,118 (26.38%) Finance
2 751 (17.72%) Social Skills
3 529 (12.48%) Banking
4 278 (6.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 269 (6.35%) Retail
6 263 (6.21%) Law
7 261 (6.16%) Games
8 242 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
9 190 (4.48%) Marketing
10 126 (2.97%) Public Sector
11 87 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
12 83 (1.96%) Telecoms
13 82 (1.93%) Manufacturing
14 54 (1.27%) Publishing
15 53 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
15 53 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 44 (1.04%) Automotive
17 40 (0.94%) Electronics
18 39 (0.92%) Advertising
19 35 (0.83%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,355 (31.97%) Developer
2 1,046 (24.68%) Software Engineer
3 368 (8.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 302 (7.13%) Senior Developer
5 296 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 266 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 265 (6.25%) Python Engineer
8 226 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 188 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 186 (4.39%) Python Developer
11 153 (3.61%) Backend Developer
12 146 (3.45%) Java Engineer
13 142 (3.35%) Software Developer
14 133 (3.14%) Principal Engineer
15 120 (2.83%) Python Software Engineer
16 111 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 110 (2.60%) Architect
17 110 (2.60%) Lead Developer
17 110 (2.60%) Lead Software Engineer
18 106 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,499 (35.37%) React
2 1,314 (31.01%) Node.js
3 767 (18.10%) CSS
4 752 (17.74%) Kafka
5 692 (16.33%) AngularJS
6 659 (15.55%) Spring
7 639 (15.08%) REST
8 591 (13.95%) GraphQL
9 566 (13.36%) RESTful
10 524 (12.36%) Django
11 504 (11.89%) Web Services
12 482 (11.37%) RabbitMQ
13 474 (11.18%) Redux
14 449 (10.59%) HTML
15 382 (9.01%) .NET
16 341 (8.05%) Express
17 336 (7.93%) React Native
18 283 (6.68%) JSON
19 278 (6.56%) Spring Boot
20 264 (6.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 536 (12.65%) User Experience
2 274 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
3 219 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 169 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 146 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 141 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 135 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 122 (2.88%) Virtual Team
9 92 (2.17%) Hedge funds
10 87 (2.05%) Blog
11 86 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
12 72 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 72 (1.70%) NHS
13 67 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 50 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
15 48 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
16 46 (1.09%) Digital Media
17 43 (1.01%) Data Centre
18 40 (0.94%) Life Science
19 38 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 807 (19.04%) Linux
2 416 (9.82%) Unix
3 186 (4.39%) Windows
4 135 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 134 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 131 (3.09%) Android
7 70 (1.65%) CentOS
8 43 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.31%) Fedora
11 11 (0.26%) Debian
12 9 (0.21%) VMS
13 8 (0.19%) Solaris
14 4 (0.094%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.047%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.047%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2016
16 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,853 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,676 (39.55%) Software Engineering
3 1,396 (32.94%) Microservices
4 1,369 (32.30%) DevOps
5 853 (20.13%) Full Stack Development
6 847 (19.99%) TDD
7 685 (16.16%) Test Automation
8 625 (14.75%) Computer Science
9 587 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
10 582 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
11 570 (13.45%) Scrum
12 546 (12.88%) Analytics
13 515 (12.15%) Fintech
14 458 (10.81%) Mentoring
15 437 (10.31%) Open Source
16 393 (9.27%) OO
17 390 (9.20%) Event-Driven
18 387 (9.13%) Clean Code
19 372 (8.78%) Machine Learning
20 371 (8.75%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,921 (45.33%) Python
2 1,471 (34.71%) JavaScript
3 1,460 (34.45%) Java
4 1,385 (32.68%) SQL
5 996 (23.50%) TypeScript
6 625 (14.75%) C#
7 546 (12.88%) Go
8 481 (11.35%) Ruby
9 290 (6.84%) Shell Script
10 273 (6.44%) Groovy
11 271 (6.39%) C++
12 270 (6.37%) Bash Shell
13 245 (5.78%) PHP
14 224 (5.29%) Kotlin
15 222 (5.24%) Scala
16 208 (4.91%) C
17 175 (4.13%) ES6
18 164 (3.87%) PowerShell
19 108 (2.55%) Perl
20 86 (2.03%) Rust
Qualifications
1 640 (15.10%) Degree
2 215 (5.07%) OCP
2 215 (5.07%) Oracle Certification
3 180 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 167 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 71 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 29 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 20 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 16 (0.38%) PhD
10 11 (0.26%) SAS Certification
11 10 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.094%) CITP
13 4 (0.094%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.094%) MCSE
13 4 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.071%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.071%) TOGAF Certification
15 2 (0.047%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (7.62%) QA
2 75 (1.77%) GDPR
3 51 (1.20%) Accessibility
4 40 (0.94%) PSD2
4 40 (0.94%) SLA
5 35 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.59%) EMIR
6 25 (0.59%) MiFID
7 15 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 15 (0.35%) GxP
8 14 (0.33%) WCAG
9 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.071%) GRC
12 3 (0.071%) TickIT
13 2 (0.047%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.024%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,649 (38.91%) Docker
2 189 (4.46%) HDFS
3 155 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 30 (0.71%) Postfix
7 26 (0.61%) iptables
8 16 (0.38%) Varnish
9 12 (0.28%) NFS
10 9 (0.21%) vSphere
11 8 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.17%) Samba
12 7 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.094%) LXC
14 3 (0.071%) Firmware
14 3 (0.071%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.071%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 1,414 (33.36%) Kubernetes
2 725 (17.11%) Terraform
3 570 (13.45%) Ansible
4 276 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
5 209 (4.93%) Puppet
6 177 (4.18%) Prometheus
7 159 (3.75%) Grafana
8 82 (1.93%) Istio
9 69 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
10 61 (1.44%) Kibana
11 36 (0.85%) HAProxy
12 25 (0.59%) Opsgenie
13 24 (0.57%) Apache Brooklyn
14 23 (0.54%) logstash
15 20 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 16 (0.38%) Icinga
16 16 (0.38%) Nagios
17 15 (0.35%) linkerd
17 15 (0.35%) Pingdom
18 14 (0.33%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 574 (13.54%) Oracle
2 432 (10.19%) Google
3 232 (5.47%) VMware
4 185 (4.37%) Microsoft
5 180 (4.25%) Okta
6 117 (2.76%) New Relic
7 77 (1.82%) Sybase
8 76 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 71 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 64 (1.51%) SAP
11 50 (1.18%) Facebook
12 44 (1.04%) Atlassian
13 43 (1.01%) YouTube
14 41 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (0.97%) Splunk
15 38 (0.90%) Alibaba
16 37 (0.87%) Instagram
17 36 (0.85%) Talend
18 33 (0.78%) Databricks
19 31 (0.73%) Spotify