Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 167 205
Rank change year-on-year +35 +38 +67
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,108 2,721 2,751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.10% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.56% 7.77% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 2,513 2,493
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,750 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 12,951 35,006 46,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.46% 27.00% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10,847 28,916 37,998
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +33 658 £75,000 +3.45% 146
South East -9 141 £50,000 - 44
North of England +48 127 £52,500 +16.67% 65
North West +51 71 £52,500 +2.94% 40
South West +81 64 £50,000 - 29
East of England +56 59 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Midlands +62 51 £48,500 +7.78% 24
Yorkshire +85 46 £52,500 +16.67% 20
East Midlands +59 28 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Midlands +67 23 £52,500 +10.53% 15
North East +7 10 £51,250 +17.14% 5
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 588 (53.07%) Python
2 524 (47.29%) SQL
3 490 (44.22%) Java
4 474 (42.78%) AWS
5 419 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
6 398 (35.92%) Docker
7 367 (33.12%) JavaScript
8 351 (31.68%) DevOps
9 340 (30.69%) Kubernetes
10 339 (30.60%) MySQL
11 327 (29.51%) SQL Server
12 318 (28.70%) Microservices
13 299 (26.99%) Azure
14 296 (26.71%) Software Engineering
15 278 (25.09%) Finance
16 261 (23.56%) Web Services
16 261 (23.56%) Linux
17 251 (22.65%) Jenkins
18 236 (21.30%) Git (software)
19 232 (20.94%) MongoDB
20 220 (19.86%) GCP
21 192 (17.33%) Google
22 191 (17.24%) Oracle
23 184 (16.61%) TDD
24 180 (16.25%) Mentoring
25 167 (15.07%) Node.js
26 166 (14.98%) Apache
26 166 (14.98%) Serverless
27 165 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
28 164 (14.80%) 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
1 166 (14.98%) Apache
2 125 (11.28%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (7.04%) Apache Spark
4 60 (5.42%) Confluence
5 41 (3.70%) nginx
6 40 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (1.17%) Luigi
9 12 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.08%) WordPress
10 9 (0.81%) Tornado
10 9 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.45%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.45%) SilverStripe
12 4 (0.36%) CMS
13 3 (0.27%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.27%) WildFly
14 2 (0.18%) JBoss
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Figma
2 1 (0.090%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (2.26%) FINCAD Analytics
2 10 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.36%) Eikon
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 474 (42.78%) AWS
2 299 (26.99%) Azure
3 220 (19.86%) GCP
4 166 (14.98%) Serverless
5 147 (13.27%) AWS Lambda
6 127 (11.46%) Amazon ECS
7 89 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
8 80 (7.22%) GitHub
9 76 (6.86%) Apigee
10 54 (4.87%) SaaS
11 51 (4.60%) Amazon S3
12 36 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
13 29 (2.62%) Stackdriver
14 24 (2.17%) Power Platform
15 22 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (1.62%) OpenShift
17 16 (1.44%) Heroku
18 15 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.71%) HTTP
2 22 (1.99%) DNS
3 20 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.71%) Firewall
5 13 (1.17%) VPN
6 10 (0.90%) FTP
6 10 (0.90%) SMTP
7 9 (0.81%) IMAP
7 9 (0.81%) Skype
8 7 (0.63%) 5G
8 7 (0.63%) AMQP
8 7 (0.63%) IPv4
8 7 (0.63%) IPv6
8 7 (0.63%) SAN
9 5 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
9 5 (0.45%) NAS
10 4 (0.36%) DHCP
10 4 (0.36%) Internet
10 4 (0.36%) VLAN
11 3 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (30.60%) MySQL
2 327 (29.51%) SQL Server
3 232 (20.94%) MongoDB
4 153 (13.81%) NoSQL
5 146 (13.18%) Amazon Redshift
6 135 (12.18%) Relational Database
7 108 (9.75%) Redis
8 100 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (7.22%) Big Data
10 72 (6.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 65 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (4.33%) Hadoop
13 41 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (2.80%) RDBMS
15 29 (2.62%) Oracle Database
16 28 (2.53%) Amazon Athena
17 24 (2.17%) Neo4j
17 24 (2.17%) Power BI
18 23 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (1.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 251 (22.65%) Jenkins
2 236 (21.30%) Git (software)
3 99 (8.94%) JIRA
4 98 (8.84%) GitLab
5 88 (7.94%) Artifactory
6 66 (5.96%) Maven
7 52 (4.69%) JUnit
8 42 (3.79%) Mockito
8 42 (3.79%) SonarQube
9 37 (3.34%) DbUnit
9 37 (3.34%) jMock
10 35 (3.16%) Gradle
11 31 (2.80%) Selenium
12 28 (2.53%) Subversion
13 17 (1.53%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.53%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.26%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 278 (25.09%) Finance
2 155 (13.99%) Banking
3 88 (7.94%) Public Sector
4 70 (6.32%) Back Office
5 44 (3.97%) Marketing
6 33 (2.98%) Front Office
7 29 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.90%) Retail
10 20 (1.81%) Games
11 19 (1.71%) Electronics
12 18 (1.62%) Law
13 7 (0.63%) Advertising
14 5 (0.45%) Legal
15 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Military
17 1 (0.090%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.090%) Local Government
17 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 509 (45.94%) Developer
2 120 (10.83%) Java Developer
3 118 (10.65%) Software Engineer
4 114 (10.29%) Python Developer
5 106 (9.57%) Senior Developer
6 80 (7.22%) Architect
7 74 (6.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 61 (5.51%) Data Architect
8 61 (5.51%) Data Engineer
9 60 (5.42%) Python Engineer
10 59 (5.32%) Java Architect
10 59 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 56 (5.05%) Cloud Architect
11 56 (5.05%) Finance Manager
12 55 (4.96%) AWS Architect
12 55 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 55 (4.96%) Java Solutions Architect
13 53 (4.78%) DBA
14 52 (4.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 50 (4.51%) AWS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (23.56%) Web Services
2 167 (15.07%) Node.js
3 164 (14.80%) REST
4 162 (14.62%) Spring
5 158 (14.26%) CSS
6 157 (14.17%) HTML
7 155 (13.99%) RESTful
8 126 (11.37%) RabbitMQ
9 113 (10.20%) gRPC
10 110 (9.93%) React
11 104 (9.39%) Django
12 102 (9.21%) AngularJS
13 98 (8.84%) Kafka
14 96 (8.66%) .NET
15 83 (7.49%) Swagger
16 76 (6.86%) OAuth
17 71 (6.41%) J2EE
18 69 (6.23%) Flask
19 65 (5.87%) Spring Boot
20 64 (5.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.27%) Hedge funds
2 65 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.25%) Derivative
5 35 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.16%) Replication
6 32 (2.89%) User Experience
7 31 (2.80%) Cloud Native
8 30 (2.71%) Clustering
9 27 (2.44%) Fixed Income
10 23 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.08%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.99%) Equities
11 22 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.62%) iPhone
12 18 (1.62%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
14 16 (1.44%) PKI
15 15 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 261 (23.56%) Linux
2 69 (6.23%) Windows
3 54 (4.87%) CentOS
4 40 (3.61%) Unix
5 26 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 25 (2.26%) Android
7 23 (2.08%) Debian
7 23 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.08%) Fedora
8 12 (1.08%) VMS
9 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.72%) CoreOS
10 7 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.45%) SUSE
11 5 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (31.68%) DevOps
3 318 (28.70%) Microservices
4 296 (26.71%) Software Engineering
5 184 (16.61%) TDD
6 180 (16.25%) Mentoring
7 165 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (12.73%) Asset Management
9 139 (12.55%) Investment Management
10 118 (10.65%) Scrum
11 101 (9.12%) Analytics
11 101 (9.12%) Computer Science
12 97 (8.75%) OO
13 91 (8.21%) BDD
14 90 (8.12%) Open Source
15 83 (7.49%) Test Automation
16 82 (7.40%) Data Science
17 79 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
18 78 (7.04%) Machine Learning
18 78 (7.04%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 588 (53.07%) Python
2 524 (47.29%) SQL
3 490 (44.22%) Java
4 367 (33.12%) JavaScript
5 151 (13.63%) C#
6 104 (9.39%) C++
7 89 (8.03%) TypeScript
8 81 (7.31%) PHP
9 77 (6.95%) Ruby
10 70 (6.32%) Bash Shell
11 67 (6.05%) Scala
12 52 (4.69%) Go
13 47 (4.24%) Kotlin
14 46 (4.15%) PowerShell
15 44 (3.97%) Java 8
16 32 (2.89%) Perl
17 26 (2.35%) C
18 20 (1.81%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.62%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (9.66%) Degree
1 107 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.51%) Sun Certification
4 47 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.35%) PhD
6 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.18%) MCSA
9 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.090%) OCP
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.42%) QA
2 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) NIST
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.090%) NCSC
System Software
1 398 (35.92%) Docker
2 42 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.35%) vSphere
5 12 (1.08%) Postfix
6 11 (0.99%) GlusterFS
7 9 (0.81%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.63%) Firmware
9 6 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.54%) Varnish
10 5 (0.45%) Gluster
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.36%) LXC
11 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
12 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.18%) Samba
13 2 (0.18%) Squid
14 1 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 340 (30.69%) Kubernetes
2 126 (11.37%) Terraform
3 101 (9.12%) Ansible
4 45 (4.06%) Grafana
5 37 (3.34%) Puppet
6 24 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.35%) Nagios
7 15 (1.35%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.08%) Graylog
9 11 (0.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 11 (0.99%) Rancher
10 9 (0.81%) Icinga
11 8 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.72%) Istio
12 6 (0.54%) Opsgenie
13 5 (0.45%) Mesos
13 5 (0.45%) Packer
13 5 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 192 (17.33%) Google
2 191 (17.24%) Oracle
3 75 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 54 (4.87%) VMware
5 41 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 40 (3.61%) Splunk
7 32 (2.89%) Red Hat
8 30 (2.71%) Bloomberg
9 20 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.53%) SAP
12 14 (1.26%) NetIQ
12 14 (1.26%) Sybase
13 12 (1.08%) New Relic
14 8 (0.72%) Databricks
14 8 (0.72%) IBM
15 7 (0.63%) Ariba
15 7 (0.63%) Talend
16 6 (0.54%) AppDynamics
16 6 (0.54%) Remedy