Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 261 269
Rank change year-on-year +63 +8 +73
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,012 2,432 2,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.38% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 4.49% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,543 1,980 2,095
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,050 £32,475 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £78,750 £78,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 50,765 54,106 59,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.04% 30.70% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41,356 44,927 50,546
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 17 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 21 August 2018. 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 +57 2,734 £60,000 +9.09% 492
London +59 1,535 £67,500 +12.50% 247
UK excluding London +54 1,410 £50,000 +11.11% 270
South East +28 521 £55,000 +15.79% 54
North of England +57 284 £45,000 +12.50% 76
Scotland +36 185 £50,000 +2.56% 20
North West +38 179 £44,000 +10.00% 46
Midlands +34 141 £50,000 - 30
South West -15 135 £50,000 +32.45% 35
East of England +39 116 £60,000 +22.45% 50
West Midlands +71 95 £50,000 - 17
Yorkshire +31 85 £48,750 +21.88% 24
East Midlands -15 46 £42,500 -8.11% 13
Wales +11 28 £38,000 +5.22% 4
North East -1 20 £46,250 +32.14% 6
Northern Ireland -3 1 - - 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 1,363 (45.25%) SQL
2 1,285 (42.66%) Python
3 1,252 (41.57%) Java
4 1,228 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1,156 (38.38%) MySQL
6 1,138 (37.78%) Linux
7 1,080 (35.86%) JavaScript
8 1,023 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
9 860 (28.55%) Git (software)
10 793 (26.33%) Docker
11 766 (25.43%) NoSQL
12 658 (21.85%) HTML
13 654 (21.71%) DevOps
14 652 (21.65%) Finance
15 638 (21.18%) TDD
16 575 (19.09%) SQL Server
17 572 (18.99%) Relational Database
18 560 (18.59%) MongoDB
19 557 (18.49%) Oracle
20 545 (18.09%) CSS
21 528 (17.53%) Spring
22 516 (17.13%) Jenkins
23 511 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
24 507 (16.83%) Software Engineering
24 507 (16.83%) Node.js
25 488 (16.20%) AngularJS
26 440 (14.61%) Microservices
27 421 (13.98%) Ansible
28 411 (13.65%) C#
29 403 (13.38%) Test Automation

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
1 293 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
2 214 (7.10%) Apache
3 164 (5.44%) nginx
4 159 (5.28%) Tomcat
5 131 (4.35%) Apache Spark
6 87 (2.89%) Ethereum
7 78 (2.59%) JBoss
8 73 (2.42%) OpenStack
9 60 (1.99%) MQSeries
10 50 (1.66%) Apache Solr
11 46 (1.53%) Confluence
12 43 (1.43%) CMS
13 35 (1.16%) WordPress
14 33 (1.10%) CloudStack
15 28 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 27 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.86%) IIS
17 26 (0.86%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.53%) Mule
18 16 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 32 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.30%) HipChat
3 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.100%) InVision
4 3 (0.100%) Weka
5 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.033%) Mingle
6 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (1.99%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.30%) Magento
4 8 (0.27%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.27%) Unica
5 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.17%) Odoo
7 3 (0.100%) CiviCRM
8 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.033%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 1,023 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (7.93%) GitHub
4 177 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 168 (5.58%) Amazon S3
6 163 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 151 (5.01%) Cloud Computing
8 135 (4.48%) SaaS
9 78 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 72 (2.39%) Serverless
11 60 (1.99%) Heroku
12 52 (1.73%) IaaS
13 50 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
14 42 (1.39%) PaaS
15 37 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 36 (1.20%) npm
17 35 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 33 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
19 31 (1.03%) OpenShift
20 29 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.32%) SAN
2 68 (2.26%) Internet
3 67 (2.22%) DNS
4 60 (1.99%) Firewall
5 57 (1.89%) HTTP
6 55 (1.83%) VPN
7 33 (1.10%) NAS
8 30 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.66%) AMQP
10 19 (0.63%) DHCP
10 19 (0.63%) OpenVPN
11 17 (0.56%) SSL
12 15 (0.50%) SMS
12 15 (0.50%) SNMP
13 14 (0.46%) OPNsense
14 13 (0.43%) Broadband
14 13 (0.43%) SMTP
15 12 (0.40%) LAN
16 11 (0.37%) WAN
17 9 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,156 (38.38%) MySQL
2 766 (25.43%) NoSQL
3 575 (19.09%) SQL Server
4 572 (18.99%) Relational Database
5 560 (18.59%) MongoDB
6 391 (12.98%) Redis
7 259 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 236 (7.84%) Big Data
9 220 (7.30%) Hadoop
10 195 (6.47%) RDBMS
11 171 (5.68%) Blockchain
12 160 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
13 156 (5.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 126 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
15 116 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 90 (2.99%) Oracle Database
17 75 (2.49%) Neo4j
18 66 (2.19%) MariaDB
19 65 (2.16%) Apache Hive
20 60 (1.99%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 860 (28.55%) Git (software)
2 516 (17.13%) Jenkins
3 323 (10.72%) Maven
4 232 (7.70%) JIRA
5 189 (6.27%) Subversion
6 147 (4.88%) JUnit
7 140 (4.65%) Mocha
8 134 (4.45%) Gradle
9 124 (4.12%) Selenium
10 105 (3.49%) Vagrant
11 85 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 72 (2.39%) Eclipse
13 70 (2.32%) Bitbucket
13 70 (2.32%) GitLab
14 54 (1.79%) TeamCity
15 53 (1.76%) webpack
16 50 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 49 (1.63%) gulp
17 49 (1.63%) Mockito
18 47 (1.56%) JMeter
General
1 652 (21.65%) Finance
2 190 (6.31%) Banking
3 169 (5.61%) Retail
4 160 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.62%) Games
6 65 (2.16%) Marketing
7 59 (1.96%) Advertising
8 39 (1.29%) Law
9 32 (1.06%) Legal
10 28 (0.93%) Publishing
11 26 (0.86%) Billing
12 25 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.76%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.46%) Back Office
16 12 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.27%) Electronics
17 8 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,558 (51.73%) Developer
2 371 (12.32%) Java Developer
3 368 (12.22%) Senior Developer
4 361 (11.99%) Python Developer
5 244 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 187 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 159 (5.28%) Architect
8 155 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 154 (5.11%) Data Engineer
10 151 (5.01%) DBA
11 138 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 136 (4.52%) Backend Developer
12 136 (4.52%) Node.js Developer
13 118 (3.92%) Java Engineer
14 114 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
15 112 (3.72%) Python Engineer
16 104 (3.45%) Administrator
17 99 (3.29%) C# Developer
18 93 (3.09%) Senior Python Developer
19 89 (2.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (21.85%) HTML
2 545 (18.09%) CSS
3 528 (17.53%) Spring
4 507 (16.83%) Node.js
5 488 (16.20%) AngularJS
6 358 (11.89%) Web Services
7 349 (11.59%) React
8 293 (9.73%) Hibernate
9 281 (9.33%) REST
10 275 (9.13%) Django
11 268 (8.90%) .NET
12 260 (8.63%) RESTful
13 249 (8.27%) Kafka
14 221 (7.34%) HTML5
15 218 (7.24%) XML
16 208 (6.91%) jQuery
17 192 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
18 179 (5.94%) Spring Boot
19 152 (5.05%) JSON
20 149 (4.95%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 237 (7.87%) Fintech
2 232 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 184 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 149 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
5 131 (4.35%) User Experience
6 124 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 122 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 105 (3.49%) Algorithms
9 99 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
10 93 (3.09%) Bitcoin
11 92 (3.05%) Virtual Team
12 75 (2.49%) Mobile App
13 68 (2.26%) Public Cloud
14 59 (1.96%) Replication
15 49 (1.63%) Clustering
15 49 (1.63%) Data Centre
16 43 (1.43%) Data Structures
17 36 (1.20%) Private Cloud
18 32 (1.06%) Hedge funds
19 23 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1,138 (37.78%) Linux
2 228 (7.57%) Windows
3 199 (6.61%) Unix
4 149 (4.95%) Ubuntu
5 77 (2.56%) Android
5 77 (2.56%) CentOS
5 77 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (2.09%) VMS
7 51 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 50 (1.66%) Debian
9 43 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 33 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 24 (0.80%) FreeBSD
12 16 (0.53%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.50%) openSUSE
14 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.33%) AIX
15 10 (0.33%) Solaris
16 8 (0.27%) OpenBSD
17 7 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,228 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (21.71%) DevOps
3 638 (21.18%) TDD
4 511 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
5 507 (16.83%) Software Engineering
6 440 (14.61%) Microservices
7 403 (13.38%) Test Automation
8 392 (13.01%) Scrum
9 334 (11.09%) OO
10 318 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
11 315 (10.46%) Open Source
12 288 (9.56%) Analytics
13 282 (9.36%) BDD
14 243 (8.07%) Machine Learning
15 230 (7.64%) MVC
16 218 (7.24%) Front End Development
17 206 (6.84%) Data Science
18 205 (6.81%) Web Development
19 201 (6.67%) SDLC
20 194 (6.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,363 (45.25%) SQL
2 1,285 (42.66%) Python
3 1,252 (41.57%) Java
4 1,080 (35.86%) JavaScript
5 411 (13.65%) C#
6 333 (11.06%) PHP
7 301 (9.99%) Ruby
8 278 (9.23%) Bash Shell
9 213 (7.07%) C++
10 170 (5.64%) Go
11 169 (5.61%) Java 8
12 167 (5.54%) Scala
13 163 (5.41%) ES6
14 152 (5.05%) Perl
15 112 (3.72%) Shell Script
16 83 (2.76%) PowerShell
16 83 (2.76%) Solidity
17 81 (2.69%) R
18 73 (2.42%) C
19 72 (2.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 357 (11.85%) Degree
2 112 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 47 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 26 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.66%) MCSA
9 19 (0.63%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.60%) MCITP
10 18 (0.60%) MCSE
11 17 (0.56%) PhD
12 15 (0.50%) ISEB
13 14 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.30%) RHCE
15 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
16 6 (0.20%) CITP
16 6 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.52%) QA
2 60 (1.99%) GCP
3 35 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.73%) SLA
5 14 (0.46%) GDPR
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.100%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.066%) WCAG
10 1 (0.033%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 793 (26.33%) Docker
2 128 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 52 (1.73%) vSphere
6 45 (1.49%) KVM
7 40 (1.33%) Apache Flume
8 28 (0.93%) iptables
9 24 (0.80%) Hyper-V
10 21 (0.70%) HDFS
10 21 (0.70%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (0.63%) Xen
12 18 (0.60%) NFS
13 16 (0.53%) Samba
14 14 (0.46%) pfSense
15 12 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.33%) Ceph
16 10 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 421 (13.98%) Ansible
2 338 (11.22%) Kubernetes
2 338 (11.22%) Puppet
3 203 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 192 (6.37%) Terraform
5 89 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
6 55 (1.83%) logstash
7 49 (1.63%) Nagios
8 38 (1.26%) Kibana
9 37 (1.23%) HAProxy
10 35 (1.16%) Marathon
11 32 (1.06%) Grafana
11 32 (1.06%) Prometheus
11 32 (1.06%) Rancher
12 30 (1.00%) Salt
13 28 (0.93%) ZABBIX
14 27 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
14 27 (0.90%) Mesos
14 27 (0.90%) Packer
15 25 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 557 (18.49%) Oracle
2 203 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 187 (6.21%) VMware
4 171 (5.68%) Google
5 77 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 62 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 55 (1.83%) Cloudera
8 54 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 53 (1.76%) Splunk
10 51 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.49%) Tableau
12 41 (1.36%) Hortonworks
13 38 (1.26%) Capita
14 34 (1.13%) Cisco
14 34 (1.13%) Zend
15 33 (1.10%) IBM
16 30 (1.00%) PagerDuty
17 22 (0.73%) New Relic
17 22 (0.73%) Talend
18 21 (0.70%) Sybase