Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 163 177
Rank change year-on-year +52 +14 +27
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,186 2,157 2,809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.92% 2.15% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.00% 8.00% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,650 1,843 2,303
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £118,250 £87,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,302 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.35% +4.55%

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 19,873 26,974 38,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.53% 26.94% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16,182 22,414 32,318
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,671 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.60% +4.13% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +37 1,261 £77,500 +3.33% 232
North of England +57 278 £55,000 +15.79% 75
South East -5 230 £55,000 -4.35% 74
South West +38 191 £50,000 - 26
Yorkshire +55 142 £57,500 +4.55% 27
North West +82 126 £55,000 +25.71% 37
East of England +54 97 £60,000 - 22
Midlands +42 85 £45,000 -10.00% 51
West Midlands +18 49 £50,000 -9.09% 41
East Midlands +24 34 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North East -32 10 £47,500 - 11
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,013 (46.34%) AWS
2 926 (42.36%) SQL
3 924 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 913 (41.77%) Docker
5 907 (41.49%) Python
6 856 (39.16%) Java
7 750 (34.31%) Kubernetes
8 706 (32.30%) JavaScript
9 701 (32.07%) Microservices
10 695 (31.79%) DevOps
11 654 (29.92%) MySQL
12 624 (28.55%) Software Engineering
13 529 (24.20%) Finance
14 521 (23.83%) Git (software)
15 502 (22.96%) Azure
16 496 (22.69%) Jenkins
17 454 (20.77%) SQL Server
18 453 (20.72%) Node.js
19 436 (19.95%) Linux
20 428 (19.58%) MongoDB
21 394 (18.02%) Terraform
22 393 (17.98%) Relational Database
23 376 (17.20%) Spring
24 369 (16.88%) Redis
25 365 (16.70%) TDD
26 354 (16.19%) Kafka
27 348 (15.92%) TypeScript
27 348 (15.92%) React
28 335 (15.32%) GCP
28 335 (15.32%) Web Services

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
1 232 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
2 114 (5.22%) Apache Spark
3 108 (4.94%) Apache
4 99 (4.53%) nginx
5 50 (2.29%) Apache Airflow
6 47 (2.15%) Confluence
7 29 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 21 (0.96%) Luigi
8 21 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.87%) GemFire
10 17 (0.78%) IIS
11 14 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (0.59%) WordPress
13 9 (0.41%) CMS
13 9 (0.41%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.37%) Drupal
15 7 (0.32%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.32%) CloudStack
15 7 (0.32%) Tornado
16 6 (0.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.18%) Figma
3 4 (0.18%) Sketch
4 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.091%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.046%) InVision
5 1 (0.046%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) Shopify
2 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.091%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.046%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.046%) Magento
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,013 (46.34%) AWS
2 502 (22.96%) Azure
3 335 (15.32%) GCP
4 256 (11.71%) Serverless
5 206 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
6 187 (8.55%) AWS Lambda
7 180 (8.23%) Amazon ECS
8 128 (5.86%) Amazon S3
9 111 (5.08%) GitHub
10 109 (4.99%) SaaS
11 85 (3.89%) Amazon EKS
11 85 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 76 (3.48%) Datadog
13 70 (3.20%) Amazon SQS
14 59 (2.70%) Pulumi
15 51 (2.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 50 (2.29%) Apigee
17 48 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
18 46 (2.10%) PaaS
19 35 (1.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.88%) HTTP
2 43 (1.97%) DNS
3 41 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.51%) Firewall
5 21 (0.96%) Internet
6 18 (0.82%) FTP
7 15 (0.69%) SMTP
8 14 (0.64%) SSL
9 9 (0.41%) SSH
9 9 (0.41%) VLAN
10 8 (0.37%) IMAP
11 7 (0.32%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.32%) VPN
12 6 (0.27%) AMQP
12 6 (0.27%) Calico
13 5 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.23%) IPv4
13 5 (0.23%) IPv6
13 5 (0.23%) LAN
13 5 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (29.92%) MySQL
2 454 (20.77%) SQL Server
3 428 (19.58%) MongoDB
4 393 (17.98%) Relational Database
5 369 (16.88%) Redis
6 297 (13.59%) NoSQL
7 197 (9.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 127 (5.81%) MariaDB
9 121 (5.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 120 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
10 120 (5.49%) RDBMS
11 113 (5.17%) Big Data
12 90 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (3.89%) Amazon Aurora
14 79 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 76 (3.48%) Hadoop
16 68 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
17 54 (2.47%) BigQuery
18 41 (1.88%) Neo4j
19 37 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 521 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 496 (22.69%) Jenkins
3 121 (5.54%) JIRA
3 121 (5.54%) Maven
4 111 (5.08%) GitLab
5 88 (4.03%) Gradle
6 86 (3.93%) JUnit
7 75 (3.43%) SonarQube
8 72 (3.29%) Mockito
9 61 (2.79%) Subversion
10 54 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 51 (2.33%) IntelliJ
11 51 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 50 (2.29%) Cypress.io
13 47 (2.15%) webpack
14 44 (2.01%) Mercurial
15 43 (1.97%) Artifactory
15 43 (1.97%) Bitbucket
15 43 (1.97%) Selenium
16 39 (1.78%) jMock
General
1 529 (24.20%) Finance
2 240 (10.98%) Banking
3 99 (4.53%) Retail
4 90 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 88 (4.03%) Games
6 73 (3.34%) Marketing
7 56 (2.56%) Law
8 47 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.69%) Publishing
12 14 (0.64%) Legal
12 14 (0.64%) Local Government
13 13 (0.59%) Automotive
14 12 (0.55%) Electronics
15 11 (0.50%) Advertising
16 10 (0.46%) Front Office
16 10 (0.46%) Military
17 9 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,015 (46.43%) Developer
2 383 (17.52%) Software Engineer
3 355 (16.24%) Java Developer
4 257 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 196 (8.97%) Python Developer
6 166 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 160 (7.32%) Python Engineer
8 157 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 150 (6.86%) Java Engineer
10 146 (6.68%) AWS Engineer
11 125 (5.72%) AWS Developer
12 114 (5.22%) Data Engineer
13 111 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
14 99 (4.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 99 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
15 92 (4.21%) Python Software Engineer
16 91 (4.16%) Java Software Engineer
17 87 (3.98%) AWS Software Engineer
18 86 (3.93%) Backend Developer
19 83 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (20.72%) Node.js
2 376 (17.20%) Spring
3 354 (16.19%) Kafka
4 348 (15.92%) React
5 335 (15.32%) Web Services
6 310 (14.18%) CSS
7 280 (12.81%) REST
8 271 (12.40%) AngularJS
9 267 (12.21%) HTML
10 252 (11.53%) RESTful
11 243 (11.12%) Spring Boot
12 235 (10.75%) .NET
13 192 (8.78%) RabbitMQ
14 178 (8.14%) Django
15 172 (7.87%) gRPC
16 151 (6.91%) GraphQL
17 131 (5.99%) .NET Core
18 127 (5.81%) Vue.js
19 114 (5.22%) Redux
20 102 (4.67%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 110 (5.03%) Hedge funds
3 109 (4.99%) User Experience
4 79 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
5 73 (3.34%) Cloud Native
6 68 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (3.06%) Algorithms
8 63 (2.88%) Data Structures
9 62 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 58 (2.65%) Clustering
11 56 (2.56%) Pricing Data
12 55 (2.52%) Blog
13 47 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
14 44 (2.01%) NHS
15 33 (1.51%) Equities
15 33 (1.51%) Management Information System
16 31 (1.42%) Replication
17 29 (1.33%) N-Tier
18 26 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
19 23 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 436 (19.95%) Linux
2 122 (5.58%) Unix
3 99 (4.53%) Windows
4 73 (3.34%) CentOS
5 43 (1.97%) Android
6 42 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.88%) Ubuntu
8 29 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.91%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.59%) Debian
11 4 (0.18%) Fedora
12 2 (0.091%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.091%) VMS
13 1 (0.046%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 924 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 701 (32.07%) Microservices
3 695 (31.79%) DevOps
4 624 (28.55%) Software Engineering
5 365 (16.70%) TDD
6 326 (14.91%) Fintech
7 317 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
8 262 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
9 260 (11.89%) Scrum
10 207 (9.47%) Computer Science
11 191 (8.74%) Analytics
12 181 (8.28%) Mentoring
13 179 (8.19%) Test Automation
14 165 (7.55%) Open Source
15 162 (7.41%) OO
16 153 (7.00%) Data Science
17 150 (6.86%) BDD
17 150 (6.86%) Infrastructure as Code
18 143 (6.54%) Configuration Management
19 139 (6.36%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 926 (42.36%) SQL
2 907 (41.49%) Python
3 856 (39.16%) Java
4 706 (32.30%) JavaScript
5 348 (15.92%) TypeScript
6 325 (14.87%) C#
7 211 (9.65%) Bash Shell
7 211 (9.65%) Go
8 196 (8.97%) Ruby
9 175 (8.01%) PHP
10 124 (5.67%) C++
11 120 (5.49%) PowerShell
12 104 (4.76%) Groovy
13 85 (3.89%) Scala
14 80 (3.66%) Java 8
15 69 (3.16%) C
16 63 (2.88%) Kotlin
17 62 (2.84%) Shell Script
18 61 (2.79%) ES6
19 38 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (11.21%) Degree
2 111 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 92 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 90 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (0.87%) OCP
5 19 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (0.69%) PhD
7 12 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 11 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.37%) OSCE
10 8 (0.37%) OSCP
11 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.18%) MCSA
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.12%) QA
2 24 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (1.10%) NIST
3 19 (0.87%) GDPR
4 15 (0.69%) SLA
5 12 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.37%) PSD2
7 8 (0.37%) SOC 1
7 8 (0.37%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.091%) EMIR
8 2 (0.091%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.091%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.091%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.091%) MiFID
8 2 (0.091%) PMO
8 2 (0.091%) WCAG
9 1 (0.046%) GRC
System Software
1 913 (41.77%) Docker
2 51 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.87%) vSphere
5 18 (0.82%) HDFS
6 16 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.55%) Postfix
8 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.18%) Firmware
10 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.14%) iptables
11 3 (0.14%) LXC
11 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.14%) OpenDJ
12 2 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.091%) Xen
13 1 (0.046%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.046%) KVM
Systems Management
1 750 (34.31%) Kubernetes
2 394 (18.02%) Terraform
3 314 (14.36%) Ansible
4 148 (6.77%) Puppet
5 125 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (5.03%) Prometheus
7 107 (4.89%) Grafana
8 26 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (1.01%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.87%) Consul
11 14 (0.64%) Kibana
11 14 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.41%) Icinga
13 9 (0.41%) Istio
14 8 (0.37%) linkerd
15 7 (0.32%) Graylog
16 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.27%) Nagios
16 6 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 323 (14.78%) Oracle
2 211 (9.65%) Google
3 87 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 82 (3.75%) VMware
5 65 (2.97%) Sybase
6 55 (2.52%) New Relic
6 55 (2.52%) SaltStack
7 42 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 27 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.82%) Yahoo!
11 16 (0.73%) Facebook
11 16 (0.73%) Splunk
12 14 (0.64%) Okta
12 14 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 14 (0.64%) Spotify
13 13 (0.59%) PagerDuty
13 13 (0.59%) WSO2
14 12 (0.55%) Talend
14 12 (0.55%) Twitter