Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 241 248
Rank change year-on-year +38 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 168 120 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.97% 2.77% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 114 88
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £53,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 4,233 4,325 3,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.00% 34.92% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,565 3,736 3,400
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -4 86 £38,750 -13.89% 17
Cheshire -7 45 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Merseyside +32 19 £34,500 +9.52% 1
Lancashire +23 18 £35,000 -53.73% 2
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 79 (47.02%) MySQL
2 75 (44.64%) Linux
3 70 (41.67%) Java
4 65 (38.69%) SQL
5 62 (36.90%) JavaScript
5 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (26.79%) PHP
7 43 (25.60%) Windows
7 43 (25.60%) DevOps
8 42 (25.00%) Oracle
8 42 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 39 (23.21%) Git (software)
10 37 (22.02%) Python
11 36 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (20.83%) HTML
13 33 (19.64%) Unix
14 32 (19.05%) CSS
14 32 (19.05%) Finance
15 31 (18.45%) Software Engineering
16 30 (17.86%) Ruby
16 30 (17.86%) Web Services
16 30 (17.86%) Docker
17 28 (16.67%) Tomcat
18 27 (16.07%) Node.js
19 24 (14.29%) Apache
19 24 (14.29%) .NET
19 24 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (13.69%) Degree
20 23 (13.69%) NoSQL
21 22 (13.10%) Open Source

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 28 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 24 (14.29%) Apache
3 14 (8.33%) nginx
4 9 (5.36%) CMS
4 9 (5.36%) Drupal
4 9 (5.36%) OpenEdge
5 6 (3.57%) SAS
5 6 (3.57%) WordPress
6 5 (2.98%) JBoss
7 3 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.79%) IIS
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.60%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.76%) SaaS
4 7 (4.17%) PaaS
5 6 (3.57%) IaaS
6 5 (2.98%) npm
7 2 (1.19%) Firebase
7 2 (1.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (3.57%) HTTP
3 5 (2.98%) Broadband
4 4 (2.38%) DNS
4 4 (2.38%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.79%) ISDN
5 3 (1.79%) PBX
5 3 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (47.02%) MySQL
2 42 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.69%) NoSQL
4 19 (11.31%) MongoDB
5 18 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 11 (6.55%) Redis
9 10 (5.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (3.57%) DB2
12 6 (3.57%) GIS
12 6 (3.57%) Hadoop
12 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.50%) Subversion
4 12 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 12 (7.14%) JIRA
5 11 (6.55%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.98%) GitLab
8 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.19%) Grunt
8 2 (1.19%) Selenium
8 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Maven
9 1 (0.60%) Mocha
9 1 (0.60%) Mockito
9 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.98%) Electronics
5 5 (2.98%) Marketing
6 2 (1.19%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (50.60%) Developer
2 22 (13.10%) Architect
3 14 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.74%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Analyst
5 12 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Java Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Senior Java Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (4.76%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.83%) HTML
2 32 (19.05%) CSS
3 30 (17.86%) Web Services
4 27 (16.07%) Node.js
5 24 (14.29%) .NET
6 20 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 20 (11.90%) jQuery
6 20 (11.90%) React
7 19 (11.31%) Spring
8 16 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (8.33%) Ajax
9 14 (8.33%) Django
9 14 (8.33%) REST
10 13 (7.74%) JSON
11 11 (6.55%) SOAP
12 10 (5.95%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (5.36%) LAMP
14 8 (4.76%) XML
15 7 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.57%) DataPower
5 5 (2.98%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.98%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.98%) Replication
5 5 (2.98%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.38%) Fintech
7 3 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) Online Games
8 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 75 (44.64%) Linux
2 43 (25.60%) Windows
3 33 (19.64%) Unix
4 17 (10.12%) Debian
5 15 (8.93%) Ubuntu
6 11 (6.55%) Android
6 11 (6.55%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.95%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.95%) CentOS
8 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.57%) AIX
9 6 (3.57%) HPUX
9 6 (3.57%) Solaris
10 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.79%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.60%) DevOps
3 31 (18.45%) Software Engineering
4 24 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.10%) Open Source
6 20 (11.90%) TDD
7 18 (10.71%) Microservices
7 18 (10.71%) Scrum
8 15 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.93%) Creative Thinking
9 13 (7.74%) Analytics
10 12 (7.14%) B2B
11 11 (6.55%) Change Management
11 11 (6.55%) Front End Development
11 11 (6.55%) OO
12 10 (5.95%) ERP
13 9 (5.36%) Mathematics
14 7 (4.17%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.67%) Java
2 65 (38.69%) SQL
3 62 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 45 (26.79%) PHP
5 37 (22.02%) Python
6 30 (17.86%) Ruby
7 20 (11.90%) C++
8 16 (9.52%) C#
9 10 (5.95%) Go
10 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.57%) Perl
10 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.79%) Groovy
13 3 (1.79%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.19%) Scala
15 1 (0.60%) Elixir
15 1 (0.60%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (13.69%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.79%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (1.79%) LPIC
3 3 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.19%) GCP
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 30 (17.86%) Docker
2 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.79%) XenServer
5 2 (1.19%) Varnish
6 1 (0.60%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Ansible
2 18 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (10.12%) Puppet
4 14 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 10 (5.95%) Mesos
6 6 (3.57%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (2.98%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.98%) Marathon
7 5 (2.98%) rkt
7 5 (2.98%) systemd
8 2 (1.19%) Grafana
8 2 (1.19%) Graphite
8 2 (1.19%) Graylog
8 2 (1.19%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) Consul
9 1 (0.60%) Kibana
9 1 (0.60%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 42 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.55%) Sybase
5 10 (5.95%) Capita
6 8 (4.76%) Google
6 8 (4.76%) VMware
7 7 (4.17%) Cisco
7 7 (4.17%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.57%) Hitachi
8 6 (3.57%) Hortonworks
8 6 (3.57%) IBM
9 5 (2.98%) SAP
10 4 (2.38%) Citrix
10 4 (2.38%) F5
11 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.79%) Zend
12 2 (1.19%) Cognos
13 1 (0.60%) HP
13 1 (0.60%) hybris