Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 197 174
Rank change year-on-year +49 -23 +55
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 908 1,140 1,675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.16% 1.67% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.28% 6.34% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,070 1,436
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,340
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.29% +5.98%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 10,963 17,985 23,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.10% 26.30% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,189 14,953 19,773
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the UK excluding London

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the UK excluding London

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK excluding London

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
North of England +71 250 £52,500 +10.53% 67
South East -11 217 £55,000 -4.35% 52
South West +66 166 £52,500 +10.53% 37
Yorkshire +70 133 £54,000 -10.00% 21
North West +64 111 £52,500 +16.67% 37
East of England +52 89 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Midlands +49 89 £47,500 -13.64% 41
Scotland -3 56 £62,000 +37.78% 10
West Midlands +31 53 £55,000 -8.33% 27
East Midlands +27 36 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Wales +27 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Northern Ireland +26 17 £45,000 -
North East -33 6 £47,500 - 9
Isle of Man - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 480 (52.86%) SQL
2 414 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (45.04%) Python
4 393 (43.28%) JavaScript
5 378 (41.63%) Java
6 349 (38.44%) Docker
7 338 (37.22%) DevOps
8 335 (36.89%) AWS
9 295 (32.49%) MySQL
10 269 (29.63%) Kubernetes
11 257 (28.30%) Git (software)
12 255 (28.08%) Azure
13 242 (26.65%) Jenkins
14 238 (26.21%) Microservices
15 236 (25.99%) MongoDB
16 207 (22.80%) Spring
17 206 (22.69%) Software Engineering
18 203 (22.36%) Linux
19 200 (22.03%) SQL Server
20 191 (21.04%) Terraform
21 185 (20.37%) Ansible
22 178 (19.60%) C#
23 173 (19.05%) Node.js
24 167 (18.39%) TypeScript
25 165 (18.17%) Redis
26 164 (18.06%) Spring Boot
27 159 (17.51%) HTML
27 159 (17.51%) GCP
28 155 (17.07%) NoSQL
29 154 (16.96%) CSS

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 138 (15.20%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (7.93%) nginx
3 67 (7.38%) Apache Spark
4 45 (4.96%) Apache
5 25 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.42%) Confluence
7 20 (2.20%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
8 10 (1.10%) Luigi
9 8 (0.88%) IIS
10 6 (0.66%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.66%) OpenEdge
10 6 (0.66%) WordPress
11 5 (0.55%) Apache Pulsar
11 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.44%) JBoss
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.33%) CMS
13 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Odoo
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 335 (36.89%) AWS
2 255 (28.08%) Azure
3 159 (17.51%) GCP
4 58 (6.39%) Serverless
5 56 (6.17%) GitHub
6 51 (5.62%) Datadog
7 48 (5.29%) Pulumi
7 48 (5.29%) SaaS
8 47 (5.18%) Amazon EKS
9 43 (4.74%) Amazon S3
10 42 (4.63%) Amazon ECS
11 41 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
13 33 (3.63%) PaaS
14 27 (2.97%) IaaS
15 24 (2.64%) Stackdriver
16 20 (2.20%) Power Platform
17 16 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (1.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.76%) HTTP
2 14 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.43%) Firewall
4 12 (1.32%) DNS
5 9 (0.99%) VPN
6 8 (0.88%) AMQP
7 5 (0.55%) IPv4
7 5 (0.55%) IPv6
7 5 (0.55%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.44%) Internet
8 4 (0.44%) Network Security
9 3 (0.33%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) SMTP
9 3 (0.33%) SSL
9 3 (0.33%) VLAN
10 2 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.22%) MQTT
10 2 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (32.49%) MySQL
2 236 (25.99%) MongoDB
3 200 (22.03%) SQL Server
4 165 (18.17%) Redis
5 155 (17.07%) NoSQL
6 152 (16.74%) Relational Database
7 66 (7.27%) MariaDB
8 62 (6.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 60 (6.61%) Big Data
10 53 (5.84%) Cosmos DB
11 48 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (5.18%) BigQuery
13 46 (5.07%) Azure SQL Database
14 40 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
15 33 (3.63%) Hadoop
16 31 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 28 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (2.20%) Power BI
19 20 (2.20%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 257 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 242 (26.65%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.16%) Subversion
4 53 (5.84%) Gradle
5 46 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (4.74%) JIRA
7 42 (4.63%) Maven
8 41 (4.52%) Mercurial
9 33 (3.63%) GitLab
10 23 (2.53%) JUnit
11 21 (2.31%) Selenium
12 20 (2.20%) Mockito
13 19 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.76%) Flyway
15 15 (1.65%) Bitbucket
16 14 (1.54%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.43%) SonarQube
17 13 (1.43%) TeamCity
18 11 (1.21%) Vagrant
18 11 (1.21%) webpack
General
1 68 (7.49%) Finance
2 52 (5.73%) Public Sector
3 33 (3.63%) Marketing
4 23 (2.53%) Retail
5 19 (2.09%) Games
6 16 (1.76%) Banking
7 13 (1.43%) Automotive
8 9 (0.99%) Law
9 8 (0.88%) Military
10 7 (0.77%) Legal
11 5 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 2 (0.22%) German Language
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 436 (48.02%) Developer
2 160 (17.62%) Java Developer
3 106 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 100 (11.01%) Senior Developer
4 100 (11.01%) Software Engineer
5 72 (7.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 69 (7.60%) Python Engineer
7 65 (7.16%) Python Developer
8 64 (7.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 62 (6.83%) Data Engineer
10 54 (5.95%) Azure Engineer
11 51 (5.62%) Python Software Engineer
12 46 (5.07%) Azure DevOps
12 46 (5.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.63%) Software Developer
14 36 (3.96%) Angular Developer
14 36 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (3.52%) Architect
16 30 (3.30%) PHP Developer
17 27 (2.97%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (22.80%) Spring
2 173 (19.05%) Node.js
3 164 (18.06%) Spring Boot
4 159 (17.51%) HTML
5 154 (16.96%) AngularJS
5 154 (16.96%) CSS
6 119 (13.11%) React
7 118 (13.00%) REST
8 115 (12.67%) RabbitMQ
8 115 (12.67%) RESTful
9 114 (12.56%) Kafka
10 94 (10.35%) Web Services
11 83 (9.14%) Vue.js
12 82 (9.03%) .NET
13 62 (6.83%) Django
14 59 (6.50%) Hibernate
15 41 (4.52%) GraphQL
15 41 (4.52%) JSON
16 40 (4.41%) SOAP
17 35 (3.85%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.26%) Linux Command Line
2 34 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (3.30%) User Experience
4 27 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 24 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.31%) Tandem
7 19 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 17 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.87%) Replication
10 14 (1.54%) Cloud Native
10 14 (1.54%) Clustering
10 14 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.21%) NHS
12 9 (0.99%) LIMS
12 9 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 203 (22.36%) Linux
2 44 (4.85%) CentOS
3 40 (4.41%) Unix
4 39 (4.30%) Windows
5 36 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.65%) Android
8 13 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.33%) Debian
10 3 (0.33%) Fedora
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (37.22%) DevOps
3 238 (26.21%) Microservices
4 206 (22.69%) Software Engineering
5 153 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (16.30%) TDD
7 146 (16.08%) Scrum
8 117 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (11.89%) Computer Science
10 106 (11.67%) Analytics
11 98 (10.79%) OO
12 94 (10.35%) Configuration Management
13 75 (8.26%) Data Science
14 74 (8.15%) Infrastructure as Code
15 69 (7.60%) Test Automation
16 63 (6.94%) Mentoring
17 62 (6.83%) Data Modelling
18 55 (6.06%) BDD
19 49 (5.40%) Migration
20 48 (5.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 480 (52.86%) SQL
2 409 (45.04%) Python
3 393 (43.28%) JavaScript
4 378 (41.63%) Java
5 178 (19.60%) C#
6 167 (18.39%) TypeScript
7 134 (14.76%) PHP
8 93 (10.24%) Bash Shell
9 84 (9.25%) PowerShell
9 84 (9.25%) Ruby
10 82 (9.03%) Go
11 75 (8.26%) C++
12 60 (6.61%) Groovy
13 48 (5.29%) Scala
14 40 (4.41%) Java 8
15 27 (2.97%) C
16 21 (2.31%) R
17 19 (2.09%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.65%) ES6
19 8 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (13.22%) Degree
2 82 (9.03%) Security Cleared
3 71 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 46 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) MCSA
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.33%) PhD
7 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.11%) CEH
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.42%) QA
2 21 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.20%) SLA
4 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.99%) GDPR
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 22301
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) NCSC
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 349 (38.44%) Docker
2 18 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.65%) vSphere
4 9 (0.99%) Postfix
5 8 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.44%) LXC
6 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.33%) HDFS
7 3 (0.33%) Varnish
8 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 269 (29.63%) Kubernetes
2 191 (21.04%) Terraform
3 185 (20.37%) Ansible
4 87 (9.58%) Grafana
5 73 (8.04%) Puppet
6 68 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (6.94%) Prometheus
8 14 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.10%) Nagios
10 7 (0.77%) Icinga
11 6 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.55%) Munin
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (0.55%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.33%) Consul
13 3 (0.33%) Graylog
14 2 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
14 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 144 (15.86%) Oracle
2 94 (10.35%) Google
3 58 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 50 (5.51%) New Relic
5 47 (5.18%) SaltStack
6 43 (4.74%) Red Hat
7 40 (4.41%) VMware
8 27 (2.97%) Splunk
9 24 (2.64%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.98%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.43%) WSO2
12 11 (1.21%) Databricks
13 10 (1.10%) Pega
13 10 (1.10%) Qualys
14 8 (0.88%) Ariba
15 6 (0.66%) Juniper
15 6 (0.66%) Snowplow
16 5 (0.55%) Lets Encrypt
17 4 (0.44%) Cisco