Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 120 151
Rank change year-on-year -51 +31 +50
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 129 252 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 2.53% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.09% 8.70% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 111 129 158
South West median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +21.18% -12.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,000 £57,500
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 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 2,119 2,895 3,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.53% 29.03% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,798 2,472 2,901
South West median annual salary £44,490 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £67,787 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,869 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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
Bristol +31 64 £45,000 -14.29% 18
Gloucestershire -13 25 £45,000 - 8
Wiltshire +4 24 £62,302 -16.93% 3
Somerset -45 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Devon -14 5 £46,500 +32.86% 4
Dorset +9 3 - - 2
Cornwall -1 1 £47,500 +47.29% 5
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 South West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 76 (58.91%) Java
2 60 (46.51%) AWS
3 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (44.19%) JavaScript
5 55 (42.64%) DevOps
6 52 (40.31%) SQL
7 51 (39.53%) Docker
8 50 (38.76%) Python
9 49 (37.98%) Git (software)
10 46 (35.66%) MySQL
11 45 (34.88%) Software Engineering
11 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
12 44 (34.11%) Kubernetes
13 43 (33.33%) React
14 38 (29.46%) SQL Server
15 33 (25.58%) Oracle
16 30 (23.26%) Linux
16 30 (23.26%) NoSQL
16 30 (23.26%) Terraform
17 28 (21.71%) REST
18 27 (20.93%) Spring
18 27 (20.93%) Microservices
19 26 (20.16%) Azure
19 26 (20.16%) Security Cleared
20 25 (19.38%) XML
21 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
22 21 (16.28%) DV Cleared
23 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (14.73%) Degree
23 19 (14.73%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 15 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.65%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) Confluence
4 4 (3.10%) SAS
5 3 (2.33%) Jetty
5 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (2.33%) WildFly
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (46.51%) AWS
2 26 (20.16%) Azure
3 15 (11.63%) OpenShift
4 10 (7.75%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.98%) GCP
6 8 (6.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (6.20%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.65%) SaaS
8 5 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (3.88%) Serverless
9 4 (3.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (3.10%) NuGet
9 4 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.10%) Route 53
9 4 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.55%) prismic.io
11 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.78%) GitHub
11 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) Internet
2 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.30%) HTTP
4 4 (3.10%) DHCP
4 4 (3.10%) DNS
4 4 (3.10%) SSL
5 3 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.66%) MySQL
2 38 (29.46%) SQL Server
3 30 (23.26%) NoSQL
4 19 (14.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (10.08%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
8 10 (7.75%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (7.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (6.20%) Geospatial Data
9 8 (6.20%) GIS
9 8 (6.20%) SQLite
10 6 (4.65%) Blockchain
11 5 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.10%) Big Data
12 4 (3.10%) Power BI
12 4 (3.10%) QlikView
13 3 (2.33%) DB2
14 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (37.98%) Git (software)
2 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (13.18%) JUnit
5 13 (10.08%) Maven
6 11 (8.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.98%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.65%) JIRA
9 5 (3.88%) DbUnit
9 5 (3.88%) jMock
9 5 (3.88%) Mockito
9 5 (3.88%) Subversion
10 4 (3.10%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.10%) Bitbucket Server
10 4 (3.10%) Chocolatey
10 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.10%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.33%) GoCD
General
1 9 (6.98%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.10%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Automotive
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (38.76%) Developer
2 30 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 23 (17.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Architect
5 11 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Python Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Python Software Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) AWS Software Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) React
2 28 (21.71%) REST
3 27 (20.93%) Spring
4 25 (19.38%) XML
5 17 (13.18%) HTML
5 17 (13.18%) Web Services
6 16 (12.40%) AngularJS
7 15 (11.63%) .NET
7 15 (11.63%) Spring Boot
8 13 (10.08%) JSON
8 13 (10.08%) Kafka
8 13 (10.08%) SOAP
9 12 (9.30%) Hibernate
9 12 (9.30%) JPA
10 11 (8.53%) .NET Framework
10 11 (8.53%) GraphQL
11 10 (7.75%) CSS
11 10 (7.75%) jQuery
11 10 (7.75%) Node.js
12 9 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Public Cloud
2 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.10%) CESG
5 3 (2.33%) Digital Signage
5 3 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (1.55%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Animation
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Linux
2 16 (12.40%) Windows
3 8 (6.20%) Debian
4 5 (3.88%) CoreOS
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.10%) Unix
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.33%) Android
6 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (42.64%) DevOps
3 45 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 27 (20.93%) Microservices
5 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.95%) Web Application Development
7 17 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (12.40%) ETL
8 16 (12.40%) Scrum
9 15 (11.63%) Analytics
9 15 (11.63%) Web Development
10 13 (10.08%) TDD
11 12 (9.30%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (9.30%) Information Management
11 12 (9.30%) Log Aggregation
11 12 (9.30%) Machine Learning
11 12 (9.30%) Systems Engineering
11 12 (9.30%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.53%) OO
13 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.91%) Java
2 57 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 52 (40.31%) SQL
4 50 (38.76%) Python
5 19 (14.73%) TypeScript
6 18 (13.95%) Ruby
7 17 (13.18%) C#
8 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.98%) PHP
10 6 (4.65%) Clojure
10 6 (4.65%) ES6
10 6 (4.65%) PHP 7
11 5 (3.88%) Groovy
12 4 (3.10%) C
12 4 (3.10%) C++
12 4 (3.10%) Elixir
12 4 (3.10%) Haskell
12 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 19 (14.73%) Degree
4 18 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.20%) HND
6 4 (3.10%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 51 (39.53%) Docker
2 13 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.10%) GlusterFS
4 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
4 4 (3.10%) vSphere
5 2 (1.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (34.11%) Kubernetes
2 30 (23.26%) Terraform
3 13 (10.08%) Cloudify
4 12 (9.30%) Ansible
4 12 (9.30%) logstash
4 12 (9.30%) Packer
5 7 (5.43%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.10%) Nagios
6 4 (3.10%) OSSEC
7 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Oracle
2 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.75%) VMware
5 9 (6.98%) Google
6 4 (3.10%) New Relic
6 4 (3.10%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) Netlify