Period
to 21 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 191 241
Rank change year-on-year +17 +50 +3
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 169 185 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 1.55% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.04% 5.05% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 158 111
North West median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £30,650 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,800 3,662 4,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.81% 30.71% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,175 3,162 3,808
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,325
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +25 128 £51,000 +13.33% 31
Lancashire -28 17 £61,000 +67.12% 3
Cheshire +20 14 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Merseyside -9 10 £60,000 +33.33% 4
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 90 (53.25%) MySQL
2 74 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.46%) Python
4 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
5 52 (30.77%) SQL
6 50 (29.59%) Java
7 44 (26.04%) Node.js
8 43 (25.44%) Docker
9 41 (24.26%) Oracle
10 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
11 39 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (22.49%) Ruby
13 36 (21.30%) Git (software)
13 36 (21.30%) AWS
14 35 (20.71%) Microservices
15 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
16 33 (19.53%) MongoDB
16 33 (19.53%) TDD
17 32 (18.93%) Ruby on Rails
17 32 (18.93%) React
18 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
19 29 (17.16%) Linux
20 28 (16.57%) CSS
20 28 (16.57%) Scrum
20 28 (16.57%) Azure
21 26 (15.38%) Spring
22 25 (14.79%) Degree
22 25 (14.79%) PHP
22 25 (14.79%) E-Commerce
23 24 (14.20%) HTML

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 18 (10.65%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.96%) Apache
3 4 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.37%) nginx
4 3 (1.78%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.78%) Confluence
4 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Moodle
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.30%) AWS
2 28 (16.57%) Azure
3 23 (13.61%) Serverless
4 21 (12.43%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (11.83%) SaaS
6 19 (11.24%) GCP
7 17 (10.06%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (6.51%) GitHub
9 5 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.18%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.59%) IaaS
12 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) VLAN
3 2 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.59%) DHCP
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (53.25%) MySQL
2 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
3 33 (19.53%) MongoDB
4 24 (14.20%) NoSQL
5 17 (10.06%) Redis
6 12 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.92%) Big Data
8 9 (5.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.33%) DB2
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.73%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.96%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.37%) Couchbase
12 4 (2.37%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.78%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 36 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.02%) RSpec
3 20 (11.83%) Vagrant
4 15 (8.88%) Brakeman
4 15 (8.88%) CircleCI
4 15 (8.88%) minitest
4 15 (8.88%) RuboCop
5 11 (6.51%) webpack
6 10 (5.92%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.33%) GitLab
8 8 (4.73%) JIRA
9 6 (3.55%) Gradle
9 6 (3.55%) JUnit
9 6 (3.55%) Maven
9 6 (3.55%) Selenium
10 5 (2.96%) Gatling
10 5 (2.96%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.96%) Spock
11 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (8.28%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.96%) Automotive
4 5 (2.96%) Law
5 3 (1.78%) Games
5 3 (1.78%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.78%) Publishing
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (52.66%) Developer
2 28 (16.57%) Software Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Software Developer
5 16 (9.47%) Python Developer
6 15 (8.88%) PHP Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (5.92%) DBA
8 10 (5.92%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Architect
10 8 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Senior Java Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Django Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Python/Django Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.04%) Node.js
2 32 (18.93%) React
2 32 (18.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 28 (16.57%) CSS
4 26 (15.38%) Spring
5 24 (14.20%) HTML
6 19 (11.24%) JSON
7 18 (10.65%) .NET
8 17 (10.06%) REST
9 16 (9.47%) RESTful
10 15 (8.88%) Laravel
10 15 (8.88%) Shoryuken
11 14 (8.28%) Django
11 14 (8.28%) Hibernate
12 13 (7.69%) Spring Boot
13 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.92%) Ajax
14 10 (5.92%) XML
15 9 (5.33%) jQuery
15 9 (5.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.55%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.96%) Replication
5 4 (2.37%) Clustering
5 4 (2.37%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) Blog
8 1 (0.59%) Life Science
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.16%) Linux
2 9 (5.33%) Windows
3 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.96%) Android
5 4 (2.37%) Unix
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (1.18%) VME
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.67%) Software Engineering
3 39 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.71%) Microservices
5 33 (19.53%) TDD
6 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
7 28 (16.57%) Scrum
8 25 (14.79%) E-Commerce
9 23 (13.61%) Coaching
9 23 (13.61%) MVC
10 22 (13.02%) Test Automation
11 21 (12.43%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.24%) DevOps
13 18 (10.65%) OOP
14 13 (7.69%) OO
15 12 (7.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 11 (6.51%) Analytics
16 11 (6.51%) Mathematics
16 11 (6.51%) SDLC
17 10 (5.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) Python
2 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 52 (30.77%) SQL
4 50 (29.59%) Java
5 38 (22.49%) Ruby
6 25 (14.79%) PHP
7 20 (11.83%) C#
8 18 (10.65%) C++
9 13 (7.69%) PHP 7
10 10 (5.92%) Shell Script
11 9 (5.33%) C
11 9 (5.33%) Java 8
12 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.96%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.78%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.78%) Go
13 3 (1.78%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (14.79%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) HND
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 43 (25.44%) Docker
2 17 (10.06%) Varnish
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.59%) KVM
4 1 (0.59%) LXC
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.92%) Ansible
3 9 (5.33%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.73%) Terraform
5 5 (2.96%) Capistrano
6 4 (2.37%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.37%) Puppet
7 3 (1.78%) Grafana
8 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.18%) Graphite
8 2 (1.18%) Graylog
8 2 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.18%) logstash
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.59%) Cacti
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Munin
9 1 (0.59%) Nagios
9 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (24.26%) Oracle
2 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.55%) IBM
4 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.78%) Telerik
5 2 (1.18%) CA
5 2 (1.18%) Databricks
5 2 (1.18%) Google
5 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.18%) NetApp
5 2 (1.18%) Paxata
5 2 (1.18%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) Talend
6 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.59%) RedGate
6 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.59%) Zend