Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 159 228
Rank change year-on-year -20 +69 +28
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 119 212 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 2.01% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 6.72% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 106 169 108
North West median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,352 £67,171 £61,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,459 3,154 4,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.16% 29.90% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,971 2,711 3,458
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 86 £50,000 -2.44% 21
Cheshire +13 13 £39,000 -17.89% 6
Lancashire -8 13 £62,203 +38.23% 1
Merseyside -5 6 £36,250 -9.38% 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 56 (47.06%) MySQL
2 50 (42.02%) AWS
3 49 (41.18%) SQL
4 48 (40.34%) JavaScript
5 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.09%) MongoDB
6 37 (31.09%) Node.js
7 35 (29.41%) Python
8 33 (27.73%) Linux
9 32 (26.89%) Microservices
10 31 (26.05%) Java
10 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
11 30 (25.21%) NoSQL
11 30 (25.21%) Coaching
11 30 (25.21%) Docker
12 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
13 25 (21.01%) Azure
14 23 (19.33%) TDD
14 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
15 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (17.65%) Oracle
16 21 (17.65%) Mentoring
17 20 (16.81%) GCP
17 20 (16.81%) React
18 19 (15.97%) Serverless
18 19 (15.97%) Test Automation
18 19 (15.97%) RESTful
19 17 (14.29%) Open Source
19 17 (14.29%) Analytics
19 17 (14.29%) AWS Lambda

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 11 (9.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) Moodle
3 2 (1.68%) nginx
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.02%) AWS
2 25 (21.01%) Azure
3 20 (16.81%) GCP
4 19 (15.97%) Serverless
5 17 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (10.08%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (9.24%) SaaS
8 10 (8.40%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (6.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (6.72%) GitHub
11 7 (5.88%) Amazon S3
12 5 (4.20%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (4.20%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (3.36%) IaaS
14 3 (2.52%) Amazon Cognito
14 3 (2.52%) PaaS
15 2 (1.68%) npm
15 2 (1.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) ATM
2 2 (1.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.06%) MySQL
2 37 (31.09%) MongoDB
3 30 (25.21%) NoSQL
4 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (13.45%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.08%) Hadoop
7 10 (8.40%) Big Data
7 10 (8.40%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (7.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (6.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (5.88%) Data Lake
11 6 (5.04%) Apache Hive
11 6 (5.04%) DB2
11 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
11 6 (5.04%) Redis
12 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (4.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.40%) Brakeman
3 10 (8.40%) CircleCI
3 10 (8.40%) minitest
3 10 (8.40%) RSpec
3 10 (8.40%) RuboCop
4 8 (6.72%) GitLab
5 6 (5.04%) JIRA
5 6 (5.04%) Selenium
5 6 (5.04%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.20%) webpack
7 2 (1.68%) Appium
7 2 (1.68%) Babel
7 2 (1.68%) git-flow
7 2 (1.68%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.68%) Postman
7 2 (1.68%) Protractor
General
1 13 (10.92%) Banking
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.36%) Automotive
4 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.52%) Military
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Developer
2 22 (18.49%) Software Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Data Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.88%) DBA
7 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Django Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Report Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) Node.js
2 20 (16.81%) React
3 19 (15.97%) RESTful
4 12 (10.08%) CSS
4 12 (10.08%) HTML
4 12 (10.08%) REST
4 12 (10.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (9.24%) Spring
6 10 (8.40%) Shoryuken
7 9 (7.56%) JSON
7 9 (7.56%) Laravel
7 9 (7.56%) Spring Boot
8 8 (6.72%) Apache Flex
8 8 (6.72%) Django
8 8 (6.72%) Swagger
9 7 (5.88%) Ajax
9 7 (5.88%) Kafka
10 6 (5.04%) .NET
11 5 (4.20%) Vue.js
11 5 (4.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.36%) User Experience
4 3 (2.52%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.84%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.84%) Animation
6 1 (0.84%) Blog
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.20%) Unix
4 4 (3.36%) VME
5 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.68%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) CentOS
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.89%) Microservices
3 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
4 30 (25.21%) Coaching
5 23 (19.33%) TDD
6 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 19 (15.97%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.29%) Analytics
9 17 (14.29%) Open Source
10 16 (13.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (12.61%) Scrum
12 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling
14 12 (10.08%) Technical Leadership
15 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
16 10 (8.40%) Data Science
16 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.40%) OOP
17 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (29.41%) Python
4 31 (26.05%) Java
5 14 (11.76%) PHP
5 14 (11.76%) Ruby
6 7 (5.88%) C#
6 7 (5.88%) PHP 7
7 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) Java 8
8 4 (3.36%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.52%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) ES6
10 2 (1.68%) Go
10 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.68%) R
10 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.68%) HND
4 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (25.21%) Docker
2 10 (8.40%) Varnish
3 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) Kubernetes
2 13 (10.92%) Terraform
3 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.88%) Ansible
5 5 (4.20%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.84%) Grafana
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Oracle
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.88%) Talend
4 6 (5.04%) Google
5 5 (4.20%) Hortonworks
5 5 (4.20%) Telerik
6 4 (3.36%) CA
6 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Paxata
6 4 (3.36%) SAP
7 3 (2.52%) Cognos
7 3 (2.52%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.68%) Databricks
8 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.68%) Snowplow
8 2 (1.68%) VMware
8 2 (1.68%) Zend
9 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.84%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.84%) Twitter