Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 210 282
Rank change year-on-year +45 +72 +11
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,243 2,946 2,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 1.67% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.49% 5.44% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,671 2,316 1,832
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 43,312 54,202 52,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.61% 30.66% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35,589 45,124 44,771
UK median annual salary £52,095 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,685
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 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
England +44 2,949 £60,000 +9.09% 568
UK excluding London +65 1,677 £50,000 +5.26% 312
London +21 1,476 £65,000 - 284
South East +9 458 £55,000 +10.00% 78
North of England +96 365 £50,000 +13.64% 79
South West +29 253 £51,500 +21.18% 35
East of England +111 224 £60,000 +20.00% 43
North West +62 215 £50,000 +23.46% 44
Scotland +39 196 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Midlands +27 166 £42,750 -5.00% 49
Yorkshire +89 124 £48,463 -3.08% 31
West Midlands +23 92 £45,000 +5.88% 23
East Midlands +29 74 £40,000 -15.79% 26
North East +39 30 £48,463 +14.03% 4
Wales -4 13 £36,000 -5.26% 6
Northern Ireland -7 11 £40,000 -20.00% 9

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 1,482 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,292 (39.84%) Python
3 1,284 (39.59%) Java
4 1,273 (39.25%) JavaScript
5 1,200 (37.00%) SQL
6 1,198 (36.94%) MySQL
7 1,035 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
8 1,016 (31.33%) Linux
9 849 (26.18%) SQL Server
10 826 (25.47%) Docker
11 792 (24.42%) HTML
12 790 (24.36%) Git (software)
13 670 (20.66%) CSS
14 646 (19.92%) Oracle
15 643 (19.83%) Microservices
16 642 (19.80%) Software Engineering
17 610 (18.81%) TDD
18 595 (18.35%) MongoDB
19 584 (18.01%) Relational Database
19 584 (18.01%) AngularJS
20 578 (17.82%) Spring
21 573 (17.67%) C#
22 553 (17.05%) Node.js
23 551 (16.99%) NoSQL
24 542 (16.71%) DevOps
25 515 (15.88%) Jenkins
26 490 (15.11%) Finance
27 471 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
28 465 (14.34%) Web Services
29 442 (13.63%) Degree

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 369 (11.38%) Elasticsearch
2 249 (7.68%) Apache
3 199 (6.14%) Apache Spark
4 187 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 130 (4.01%) nginx
6 108 (3.33%) Confluence
7 78 (2.41%) JBoss
8 64 (1.97%) WordPress
9 50 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 49 (1.51%) SharePoint
11 41 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 37 (1.14%) MQSeries
13 36 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (1.11%) WebLogic
14 35 (1.08%) WildFly
15 31 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 26 (0.80%) Alfresco
17 25 (0.77%) GeoServer
18 19 (0.59%) Drupal
19 18 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 109 (3.36%) Chatbot
2 27 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.40%) Weka
4 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.15%) HipChat
6 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.093%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.093%) SPSS
8 2 (0.062%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.062%) Maya
8 2 (0.062%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.062%) Revit
9 1 (0.031%) InVision
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.031%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (0.52%) Odoo
2 10 (0.31%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.19%) Magento
4 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.062%) CiviCRM
6 2 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.062%) Ripple
6 2 (0.062%) Shopify
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.031%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,035 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 335 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 164 (5.06%) GitHub
5 156 (4.81%) SaaS
6 124 (3.82%) Amazon S3
7 114 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
8 90 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 79 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
10 70 (2.16%) Serverless
11 55 (1.70%) Heroku
12 48 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (1.30%) Slack
14 40 (1.23%) PaaS
15 39 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
16 33 (1.02%) IaaS
17 32 (0.99%) Route 53
18 30 (0.93%) CloudFront
19 28 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.65%) DNS
2 84 (2.59%) HTTP
3 73 (2.25%) Internet
4 69 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 58 (1.79%) Firewall
6 40 (1.23%) VPN
7 27 (0.83%) SAN
8 24 (0.74%) SSL
9 20 (0.62%) HTTPS
10 18 (0.56%) Skype
11 17 (0.52%) DHCP
12 14 (0.43%) SMTP
12 14 (0.43%) Wireless
13 13 (0.40%) OpenVPN
14 12 (0.37%) Network Security
14 12 (0.37%) SMS
15 11 (0.34%) Intranet
15 11 (0.34%) NAS
16 9 (0.28%) Broadband
16 9 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,198 (36.94%) MySQL
2 849 (26.18%) SQL Server
3 595 (18.35%) MongoDB
4 584 (18.01%) Relational Database
5 551 (16.99%) NoSQL
6 305 (9.40%) Redis
7 263 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 254 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 231 (7.12%) Big Data
10 230 (7.09%) Hadoop
11 210 (6.48%) RDBMS
12 146 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
13 133 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
14 121 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 102 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 99 (3.05%) MariaDB
17 92 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 84 (2.59%) Oracle Database
19 72 (2.22%) Neo4j
20 69 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 790 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 515 (15.88%) Jenkins
3 320 (9.87%) Maven
4 223 (6.88%) JIRA
5 203 (6.26%) Selenium
6 196 (6.04%) Subversion
7 174 (5.37%) Gradle
8 156 (4.81%) JUnit
9 90 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 69 (2.13%) CircleCI
10 69 (2.13%) webpack
11 68 (2.10%) Vagrant
12 66 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 66 (2.04%) Eclipse
13 64 (1.97%) Bitbucket
14 62 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 56 (1.73%) GitLab
16 55 (1.70%) Mockito
17 52 (1.60%) Ant
18 45 (1.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 490 (15.11%) Finance
2 174 (5.37%) Retail
3 89 (2.74%) Banking
4 60 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 57 (1.76%) Law
5 57 (1.76%) Marketing
6 56 (1.73%) Games
6 56 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 39 (1.20%) Publishing
8 33 (1.02%) Automotive
9 27 (0.83%) Advertising
10 21 (0.65%) Legal
11 17 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.43%) Back Office
14 10 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.28%) Electronics
15 9 (0.28%) Military
16 6 (0.19%) Billing
16 6 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,550 (47.80%) Developer
2 455 (14.03%) Java Developer
3 369 (11.38%) Software Engineer
4 303 (9.34%) Python Developer
5 294 (9.07%) Senior Developer
6 195 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
7 194 (5.98%) Architect
8 167 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 164 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 155 (4.78%) Administrator
10 155 (4.78%) DBA
11 141 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 139 (4.29%) Data Engineer
13 138 (4.26%) Python Engineer
14 123 (3.79%) Lead Developer
15 119 (3.67%) C# Developer
16 112 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
17 108 (3.33%) Java Engineer
18 92 (2.84%) Backend Developer
19 89 (2.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 792 (24.42%) HTML
2 670 (20.66%) CSS
3 584 (18.01%) AngularJS
4 578 (17.82%) Spring
5 553 (17.05%) Node.js
6 465 (14.34%) Web Services
7 423 (13.04%) RESTful
8 396 (12.21%) React
9 389 (12.00%) .NET
10 286 (8.82%) REST
11 265 (8.17%) Hibernate
12 263 (8.11%) XML
13 249 (7.68%) Kafka
14 243 (7.49%) Spring Boot
15 235 (7.25%) Django
16 230 (7.09%) HTML5
16 230 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
17 222 (6.85%) JSON
18 184 (5.67%) ASP.NET
19 157 (4.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.43%) Fintech
2 195 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
3 181 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (4.63%) User Experience
5 125 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 117 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 111 (3.42%) Data Structures
8 98 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
9 93 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 70 (2.16%) Replication
11 62 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
11 62 (1.91%) Virtual Team
12 59 (1.82%) Clustering
13 46 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 42 (1.30%) Public Cloud
15 37 (1.14%) Data Centre
16 36 (1.11%) Cloud Native
17 35 (1.08%) PKI
18 34 (1.05%) Reference Data
19 30 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (31.33%) Linux
2 287 (8.85%) Windows
3 212 (6.54%) Unix
4 115 (3.55%) Ubuntu
5 112 (3.45%) Android
6 68 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (2.04%) CentOS
8 60 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 53 (1.63%) Windows Server
10 29 (0.89%) Debian
11 23 (0.71%) openSUSE
12 21 (0.65%) FreeBSD
13 18 (0.56%) CoreOS
14 17 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.28%) Fedora
18 7 (0.22%) AIX
18 7 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,482 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (19.83%) Microservices
3 642 (19.80%) Software Engineering
4 610 (18.81%) TDD
5 542 (16.71%) DevOps
6 471 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 405 (12.49%) Open Source
8 361 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
9 346 (10.67%) Scrum
9 346 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 340 (10.48%) Mentoring
11 333 (10.27%) MVC
11 333 (10.27%) OO
12 303 (9.34%) Computer Science
13 273 (8.42%) BDD
14 229 (7.06%) Analytics
15 218 (6.72%) Web Development
16 197 (6.07%) Coaching
16 197 (6.07%) ETL
17 186 (5.74%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,292 (39.84%) Python
2 1,284 (39.59%) Java
3 1,273 (39.25%) JavaScript
4 1,200 (37.00%) SQL
5 573 (17.67%) C#
6 385 (11.87%) PHP
7 323 (9.96%) Ruby
8 256 (7.89%) C++
9 199 (6.14%) Java 8
10 174 (5.37%) Go
11 165 (5.09%) Bash Shell
12 158 (4.87%) Scala
13 155 (4.78%) Perl
14 134 (4.13%) ES6
15 126 (3.89%) TypeScript
16 120 (3.70%) T-SQL
17 111 (3.42%) PL/SQL
18 92 (2.84%) PowerShell
19 86 (2.65%) C
20 81 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 442 (13.63%) Degree
2 165 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 136 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 101 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (0.80%) PhD
7 18 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.52%) MCSA
8 17 (0.52%) Postgraduate
9 16 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 13 (0.40%) OCP
10 13 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 11 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.28%) RHCA
13 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.85%) QA
2 60 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.71%) SLA
4 12 (0.37%) GDPR
4 12 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.19%) PMO
7 5 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.15%) HL7
7 5 (0.15%) PSD2
8 2 (0.062%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 826 (25.47%) Docker
2 91 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.54%) HDFS
4 33 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.80%) Firmware
6 25 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.65%) KVM
8 13 (0.40%) NFS
8 13 (0.40%) pfSense
9 11 (0.34%) Varnish
9 11 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.34%) Xen
10 10 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
11 9 (0.28%) vSphere
12 8 (0.25%) iptables
12 8 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 376 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 375 (11.56%) Ansible
3 271 (8.36%) Puppet
4 227 (7.00%) Terraform
5 161 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (1.82%) Mesos
7 54 (1.67%) Prometheus
8 45 (1.39%) Salt
9 42 (1.30%) HAProxy
10 35 (1.08%) Packer
11 33 (1.02%) Marathon
12 32 (0.99%) Kibana
13 29 (0.89%) Data Guard
14 28 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
14 28 (0.86%) Grafana
15 27 (0.83%) Consul
16 25 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
16 25 (0.77%) Nagios
17 18 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
18 16 (0.49%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 646 (19.92%) Oracle
2 235 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 157 (4.84%) Google
4 118 (3.64%) VMware
5 59 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 47 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 45 (1.39%) Talend
8 41 (1.26%) Tableau
9 39 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (1.14%) IBM
11 32 (0.99%) Splunk
12 29 (0.89%) Zend
13 28 (0.86%) Cloudera
14 26 (0.80%) SAP
15 24 (0.74%) PagerDuty
16 23 (0.71%) Alteryx
17 19 (0.59%) SolarWinds
18 18 (0.56%) Sybase
19 17 (0.52%) Citrix
19 17 (0.52%) Veeam