Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 165 209
Rank change year-on-year +51 +44 +22
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 250 208 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.54% 2.06% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.93% 6.08% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 135 161 125
South West median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.18% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,800 3,420 3,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.42% 33.94% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,384 2,919 2,674
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the South West

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Bristol +34 76 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Somerset +39 65 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Wiltshire 0 32 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Gloucestershire +19 23 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Devon -5 22 £35,000 -21.30% 5
Dorset -8 19 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Cornwall +16 12 £32,500 -7.14% 7
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 186 (74.40%) MySQL
2 169 (67.60%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (62.00%) JavaScript
4 145 (58.00%) HTML
5 140 (56.00%) CSS
6 137 (54.80%) Microservices
7 134 (53.60%) Software Engineering
8 127 (50.80%) SQL Server
9 126 (50.40%) AngularJS
10 120 (48.00%) Web Services
11 114 (45.60%) Mentoring
12 110 (44.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 109 (43.60%) C#
14 108 (43.20%) Coaching
15 107 (42.80%) MVC
16 105 (42.00%) .NET
17 102 (40.80%) Continuous Delivery
18 98 (39.20%) API Development
19 97 (38.80%) ASP.NET
19 97 (38.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 96 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
20 96 (38.40%) Chatbot
20 96 (38.40%) Conversational UI
21 78 (31.20%) Git (software)
22 74 (29.60%) Java
23 66 (26.40%) SQL
24 58 (23.20%) Linux
25 46 (18.40%) Spring
26 43 (17.20%) Python
27 41 (16.40%) Windows

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 17 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.60%) JBoss
4 13 (5.20%) Apache Spark
5 11 (4.40%) Alfresco
6 10 (4.00%) Jetty
7 8 (3.20%) Apache
7 8 (3.20%) WordPress
8 4 (1.60%) nginx
8 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 96 (38.40%) Chatbot
2 7 (2.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 169 (67.60%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 18 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (7.20%) GitHub
5 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (6.80%) SaaS
6 12 (4.80%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (4.40%) Slack
8 4 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.20%) Google Container Engine
9 3 (1.20%) Heroku
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) HTTP
2 10 (4.00%) Firewall
3 9 (3.60%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (74.40%) MySQL
2 127 (50.80%) SQL Server
3 110 (44.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 37 (14.80%) Relational Database
5 29 (11.60%) MongoDB
6 20 (8.00%) MariaDB
7 19 (7.60%) Redis
8 15 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (5.60%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.20%) Big Data
10 8 (3.20%) JasperReports
11 7 (2.80%) FileMaker
12 6 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (2.00%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.00%) Spatial Data
14 4 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.60%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.60%) Hazelcast
14 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.80%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.20%) Maven
4 24 (9.60%) Subversion
5 19 (7.60%) Eclipse
6 17 (6.80%) GitLab
7 11 (4.40%) CircleCI
7 11 (4.40%) GoCD
7 11 (4.40%) Vagrant
8 10 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (4.00%) Gradle
8 10 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 10 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.60%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.80%) Babel
10 7 (2.80%) webpack
11 6 (2.40%) JUnit
12 5 (2.00%) JIRA
13 4 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (7.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Back Office
3 13 (5.20%) Retail
4 7 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.60%) Games
7 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (44.80%) Software Engineer
2 94 (37.60%) Senior Software Engineer
3 80 (32.00%) Developer
4 26 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.40%) Software Developer
7 13 (5.20%) Architect
7 13 (5.20%) Development Manager
8 10 (4.00%) PHP Development Manager
9 9 (3.60%) DevOps Developer
9 9 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.60%) PHP Architect
9 9 (3.60%) SaaS Architect
9 9 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.20%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (3.20%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.20%) Database Developer
10 8 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (2.80%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (58.00%) HTML
2 140 (56.00%) CSS
3 126 (50.40%) AngularJS
4 120 (48.00%) Web Services
5 105 (42.00%) .NET
6 97 (38.80%) ASP.NET
6 97 (38.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (18.40%) Spring
8 33 (13.20%) Node.js
9 26 (10.40%) REST
9 26 (10.40%) RESTful
10 23 (9.20%) XML
11 20 (8.00%) Hibernate
11 20 (8.00%) Symfony
12 16 (6.40%) jQuery
13 15 (6.00%) Akka
13 15 (6.00%) React
14 13 (5.20%) CSS3
15 12 (4.80%) HTML5
15 12 (4.80%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (4.40%) Blog
3 10 (4.00%) User Experience
4 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.80%) Graphic Design
5 7 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.80%) Video Editing
6 4 (1.60%) Animation
6 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.20%) Fintech
7 3 (1.20%) Social Media
8 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.20%) Linux
2 41 (16.40%) Windows
3 9 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.80%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.40%) Unix
6 4 (1.60%) Android
7 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.20%) Debian
7 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (54.80%) Microservices
2 134 (53.60%) Software Engineering
3 114 (45.60%) Mentoring
4 108 (43.20%) Coaching
5 107 (42.80%) MVC
6 102 (40.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 98 (39.20%) API Development
8 96 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (38.40%) Conversational UI
9 36 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (12.80%) Open Source
11 28 (11.20%) TDD
12 26 (10.40%) DevOps
13 23 (9.20%) Scrum
14 21 (8.40%) Computer Science
15 19 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
17 13 (5.20%) Kanban
17 13 (5.20%) SDLC
17 13 (5.20%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 109 (43.60%) C#
3 74 (29.60%) Java
4 66 (26.40%) SQL
5 43 (17.20%) Python
6 38 (15.20%) PHP
7 17 (6.80%) TypeScript
8 16 (6.40%) C
9 15 (6.00%) C++
9 15 (6.00%) Clojure
9 15 (6.00%) Scala
10 12 (4.80%) Go
11 11 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.00%) Java 8
12 10 (4.00%) PHP 7
13 6 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.00%) Ruby
15 4 (1.60%) Groovy
15 4 (1.60%) Kotlin
16 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.40%) RHCE
6 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (14.80%) Docker
2 5 (2.00%) KVM
3 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (8.80%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.60%) Puppet
3 13 (5.20%) Terraform
4 11 (4.40%) Ansible
4 11 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.20%) Nagios
5 3 (1.20%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.80%) Ganeti
6 2 (0.80%) Graphite
6 2 (0.80%) Kibana
6 2 (0.80%) logstash
6 2 (0.80%) Marathon
6 2 (0.80%) Mesos
7 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.40%) Grafana
7 1 (0.40%) Graylog
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 30 (12.00%) Oracle
2 17 (6.80%) VMware
3 12 (4.80%) Zend
4 11 (4.40%) Google
5 7 (2.80%) Adobe
6 4 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.20%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.20%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.80%) ESRI
8 2 (0.80%) Informatica
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.80%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Splunk