Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 181 196
Rank change year-on-year +34 +15 +42
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 71 167 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 1.58% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.74% 5.88% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 67 167 168
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,400 £26,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,498 2,842 3,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.46% 26.90% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 2,181 3,415
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 August 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
Manchester +37 61 £52,500 +7.69% 9
Lancashire +52 4 - -
Cheshire +41 4 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Merseyside +12 2 £40,000 -23.81% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 North West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
3 24 (33.80%) Replication
4 19 (26.76%) C#
4 19 (26.76%) Python
5 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (23.94%) TDD
6 17 (23.94%) Law
6 17 (23.94%) MySQL
7 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
7 16 (22.54%) BDD
8 15 (21.13%) QA
8 15 (21.13%) Linux
8 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2019
9 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (19.72%) Clustering
9 14 (19.72%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (18.31%) Microservices
10 13 (18.31%) Node.js
10 13 (18.31%) PHP
10 13 (18.31%) OO
10 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (18.31%) Finance
10 13 (18.31%) Public Sector
11 12 (16.90%) .NET
11 12 (16.90%) AWS
12 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.49%) SAP
13 10 (14.08%) Programme Management

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) nginx
3 4 (5.63%) Drupal
3 4 (5.63%) SilverStripe
3 4 (5.63%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Serverless
3 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.82%) AWS Step Functions
4 2 (2.82%) GCP
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) MySQL
3 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2019
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
5 1 (1.41%) Riak
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) NUnit
1 10 (14.08%) SpecFlow
2 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.63%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.82%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.41%) GitLab
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Mocha
5 1 (1.41%) Postman
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 17 (23.94%) Law
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Public Sector
3 10 (14.08%) Electronics
3 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.08%) Marketing
3 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.45%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Police
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) DBA
2 23 (32.39%) SQL DBA
3 18 (25.35%) Developer
3 18 (25.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) PHP Developer
7 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Production DBA
10 3 (4.23%) AWS Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Node.js
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
3 10 (14.08%) .NET Core
3 10 (14.08%) Akka.NET
3 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Core
3 10 (14.08%) LINQ
3 10 (14.08%) Task Parallel Library
4 8 (11.27%) React
5 6 (8.45%) Laravel
6 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 5 (7.04%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (5.63%) Behat
7 4 (5.63%) Ext JS
7 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) LAMP
7 4 (5.63%) Sass
7 4 (5.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Replication
2 14 (19.72%) Clustering
3 10 (14.08%) Cloud Native
3 10 (14.08%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.04%) NHS
5 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.23%) BBC
7 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.82%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.04%) CentOS
4 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Debian
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) TDD
3 16 (22.54%) BDD
3 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.31%) Microservices
5 13 (18.31%) OO
6 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.08%) ATDD
7 10 (14.08%) Change Data Capture
7 10 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
7 10 (14.08%) Refactoring
7 10 (14.08%) SOA
7 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.68%) Database Security
8 9 (12.68%) High Availability
9 6 (8.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) C#
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) PHP
5 10 (14.08%) Java
6 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.27%) Ruby
7 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.63%) C
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.82%) Go
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.41%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) LXC
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 3 (4.23%) Cobbler
3 3 (4.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) Grafana
4 1 (1.41%) Graylog
4 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) SAP
2 5 (7.04%) Google
3 4 (5.63%) Zend
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) F5
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) VMware