Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 238 285
Rank change year-on-year +69 +47 +48
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,202 2,658 2,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.48% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 4.88% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,669 2,074 1,906
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,340 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.98% - +11.76%

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 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 45,998 54,445 55,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.80% 30.30% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37,790 44,893 47,090
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 £29,000
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% - +6.25%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +63 2,878 £60,000 +9.09% 564
UK excluding London +60 1,591 £50,340 +5.98% 319
London +52 1,510 £67,500 +8.00% 285
South East +12 486 £55,000 +10.00% 82
North of England +80 301 £45,000 +4.65% 86
South West +26 219 £52,500 +23.53% 43
Scotland +51 208 £45,000 -2.70% 30
North West +59 192 £47,000 +17.50% 51
East of England +81 188 £60,000 +20.00% 35
Midlands +54 165 £50,000 +5.26% 33
West Midlands +41 111 £50,000 +6.95% 19
Yorkshire +39 79 £43,750 -2.78% 27
East Midlands +24 54 £41,250 -13.16% 14
North East +29 34 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Wales +1 22 £36,000 +12.50% 8
Northern Ireland -2 8 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,463 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1,306 (40.79%) SQL
3 1,297 (40.51%) Python
4 1,265 (39.51%) Java
5 1,187 (37.07%) JavaScript
6 1,150 (35.92%) MySQL
7 1,025 (32.01%) Linux
8 1,008 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
9 820 (25.61%) HTML
10 793 (24.77%) Git (software)
11 783 (24.45%) SQL Server
12 759 (23.70%) Docker
13 670 (20.92%) CSS
14 667 (20.83%) Oracle
15 642 (20.05%) NoSQL
16 619 (19.33%) TDD
17 589 (18.39%) Finance
18 580 (18.11%) MongoDB
19 578 (18.05%) DevOps
20 577 (18.02%) Relational Database
21 570 (17.80%) Software Engineering
22 568 (17.74%) AngularJS
22 568 (17.74%) Microservices
23 564 (17.61%) C#
24 549 (17.15%) Spring
25 535 (16.71%) Node.js
26 521 (16.27%) Jenkins
27 497 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
28 398 (12.43%) Open Source
29 391 (12.21%) Web Services

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
1 376 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
2 213 (6.65%) Apache
3 164 (5.12%) Tomcat
4 140 (4.37%) nginx
5 138 (4.31%) Apache Spark
6 74 (2.31%) JBoss
7 70 (2.19%) Confluence
8 60 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 58 (1.81%) WordPress
10 51 (1.59%) MQSeries
11 47 (1.47%) Ethereum
12 40 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 35 (1.09%) WildFly
14 34 (1.06%) WebSphere
15 33 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 30 (0.94%) WebLogic
17 27 (0.84%) SharePoint
18 23 (0.72%) IIS
19 18 (0.56%) Alfresco
20 16 (0.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 62 (1.94%) Chatbot
2 33 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.34%) Weka
4 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) HipChat
6 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.094%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.062%) Maya
8 2 (0.062%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.031%) ArchiCAD
9 1 (0.031%) InVision
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.031%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.031%) Revit
9 1 (0.031%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.59%) Odoo
2 16 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.22%) Magento
4 5 (0.16%) CiviCRM
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.094%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.094%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.062%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.062%) Ripple
6 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.062%) Unica
7 1 (0.031%) BigMachines
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%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,008 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 340 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 187 (5.84%) GitHub
5 154 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
6 140 (4.37%) SaaS
7 138 (4.31%) Amazon S3
8 113 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
9 99 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (1.84%) Serverless
11 47 (1.47%) Heroku
12 39 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
13 38 (1.19%) OpenShift
13 38 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 37 (1.16%) PaaS
15 36 (1.12%) IaaS
16 33 (1.03%) Route 53
17 31 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
18 30 (0.94%) Slack
19 28 (0.87%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.72%) Internet
2 86 (2.69%) DNS
3 72 (2.25%) HTTP
4 54 (1.69%) Firewall
5 48 (1.50%) SAN
6 35 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.09%) VPN
7 27 (0.84%) NAS
8 18 (0.56%) OpenVPN
9 17 (0.53%) DHCP
10 15 (0.47%) OPNsense
10 15 (0.47%) SSL
11 13 (0.41%) Network Security
12 12 (0.37%) Broadband
12 12 (0.37%) SMTP
13 10 (0.31%) Intranet
13 10 (0.31%) IPv6
14 9 (0.28%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.28%) SMS
15 8 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,150 (35.92%) MySQL
2 783 (24.45%) SQL Server
3 642 (20.05%) NoSQL
4 580 (18.11%) MongoDB
5 577 (18.02%) Relational Database
6 283 (8.84%) Redis
7 242 (7.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 235 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 233 (7.28%) Big Data
10 224 (7.00%) RDBMS
11 215 (6.71%) Hadoop
12 158 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
13 142 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
14 110 (3.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 103 (3.22%) Oracle Database
16 93 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 91 (2.84%) MariaDB
18 90 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 75 (2.34%) Neo4j
20 72 (2.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 793 (24.77%) Git (software)
2 521 (16.27%) Jenkins
3 348 (10.87%) Maven
4 234 (7.31%) JIRA
5 227 (7.09%) Subversion
6 167 (5.22%) Gradle
7 161 (5.03%) Selenium
8 150 (4.68%) JUnit
9 91 (2.84%) Eclipse
10 87 (2.72%) Bitbucket
11 80 (2.50%) Vagrant
12 71 (2.22%) Cucumber
13 70 (2.19%) Mocha
14 61 (1.91%) Mockito
15 60 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 53 (1.66%) CircleCI
16 53 (1.66%) GitLab
17 52 (1.62%) Ant
18 50 (1.56%) Visual Studio
19 49 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 589 (18.39%) Finance
2 139 (4.34%) Retail
3 129 (4.03%) Banking
4 103 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 65 (2.03%) Games
6 59 (1.84%) Marketing
7 55 (1.72%) Law
7 55 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.28%) Advertising
9 25 (0.78%) Publishing
10 24 (0.75%) Automotive
11 22 (0.69%) Legal
12 19 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.41%) Back Office
13 13 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.34%) Electronics
14 11 (0.34%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.28%) Military
16 7 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,551 (48.44%) Developer
2 432 (13.49%) Java Developer
3 333 (10.40%) Senior Developer
4 313 (9.78%) Python Developer
5 273 (8.53%) Software Engineer
6 195 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 190 (5.93%) Architect
8 174 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 170 (5.31%) DBA
10 161 (5.03%) Software Developer
11 146 (4.56%) Administrator
12 145 (4.53%) Python Engineer
13 126 (3.94%) Data Engineer
14 122 (3.81%) Lead Developer
15 120 (3.75%) Java Engineer
16 112 (3.50%) C# Developer
17 110 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
18 108 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
19 106 (3.31%) Backend Developer
20 103 (3.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (25.61%) HTML
2 670 (20.92%) CSS
3 568 (17.74%) AngularJS
4 549 (17.15%) Spring
5 535 (16.71%) Node.js
6 391 (12.21%) Web Services
7 373 (11.65%) React
8 367 (11.46%) RESTful
9 349 (10.90%) .NET
10 300 (9.37%) REST
11 275 (8.59%) Hibernate
12 265 (8.28%) HTML5
13 263 (8.21%) XML
14 251 (7.84%) Django
15 220 (6.87%) JSON
15 220 (6.87%) Kafka
16 217 (6.78%) jQuery
17 216 (6.75%) Spring Boot
18 177 (5.53%) RabbitMQ
19 160 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 234 (7.31%) Fintech
2 221 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 168 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 137 (4.28%) User Experience
6 105 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 77 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 72 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 72 (2.25%) Virtual Team
10 67 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
11 52 (1.62%) Replication
12 51 (1.59%) Clustering
13 48 (1.50%) Public Cloud
14 46 (1.44%) Bitcoin
15 41 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 39 (1.22%) Reference Data
17 31 (0.97%) Cloud Native
18 30 (0.94%) Data Centre
19 26 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,025 (32.01%) Linux
2 275 (8.59%) Windows
3 194 (6.06%) Unix
4 128 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 91 (2.84%) Android
6 71 (2.22%) CentOS
7 59 (1.84%) Windows Server
8 57 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 35 (1.09%) Debian
11 27 (0.84%) VMS
12 26 (0.81%) FreeBSD
13 19 (0.59%) openSUSE
14 17 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.28%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,463 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 619 (19.33%) TDD
3 578 (18.05%) DevOps
4 570 (17.80%) Software Engineering
5 568 (17.74%) Microservices
6 497 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
7 398 (12.43%) Open Source
8 370 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
9 369 (11.52%) Scrum
10 359 (11.21%) Test Automation
11 326 (10.18%) OO
12 310 (9.68%) MVC
13 300 (9.37%) BDD
14 269 (8.40%) Mentoring
15 267 (8.34%) Computer Science
16 246 (7.68%) Analytics
17 229 (7.15%) Web Development
18 194 (6.06%) ETL
19 191 (5.97%) Machine Learning
20 186 (5.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,306 (40.79%) SQL
2 1,297 (40.51%) Python
3 1,265 (39.51%) Java
4 1,187 (37.07%) JavaScript
5 564 (17.61%) C#
6 370 (11.56%) PHP
7 300 (9.37%) Ruby
8 246 (7.68%) C++
9 186 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 182 (5.68%) Go
11 178 (5.56%) Java 8
12 142 (4.43%) ES6
13 135 (4.22%) Scala
14 119 (3.72%) Perl
15 113 (3.53%) PL/SQL
16 108 (3.37%) T-SQL
17 90 (2.81%) R
18 88 (2.75%) TypeScript
19 85 (2.65%) PowerShell
20 74 (2.31%) C
Qualifications
1 385 (12.02%) Degree
2 135 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 101 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 18 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.31%) PhD
9 9 (0.28%) RHCA
10 8 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.19%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.16%) MBA
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.31%) QA
2 57 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.00%) SLA
4 18 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.31%) GDPR
6 10 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.22%) PMO
8 5 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.16%) PSD2
9 3 (0.094%) WCAG
10 2 (0.062%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.031%) HL7
11 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 759 (23.70%) Docker
2 94 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (1.41%) HDFS
5 43 (1.34%) Active Directory
6 36 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.97%) KVM
8 25 (0.78%) vSphere
9 23 (0.72%) Firmware
10 20 (0.62%) Hyper-V
11 18 (0.56%) NFS
11 18 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.53%) pfSense
13 15 (0.47%) Samba
14 14 (0.44%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.31%) Ceph
15 10 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
16 9 (0.28%) Xen
17 7 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 378 (11.81%) Ansible
2 354 (11.06%) Kubernetes
3 289 (9.03%) Puppet
4 185 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
5 184 (5.75%) Terraform
6 55 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
7 41 (1.28%) HAProxy
8 38 (1.19%) Kibana
9 33 (1.03%) logstash
10 32 (1.00%) Packer
11 30 (0.94%) Grafana
12 29 (0.91%) Prometheus
13 28 (0.87%) Data Guard
14 26 (0.81%) Salt
15 23 (0.72%) Nagios
15 23 (0.72%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.62%) Mesos
17 15 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
17 15 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
17 15 (0.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 667 (20.83%) Oracle
2 192 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 185 (5.78%) Google
4 130 (4.06%) VMware
5 63 (1.97%) Tableau
6 60 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 58 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 39 (1.22%) Zend
9 37 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (1.12%) Talend
11 35 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 30 (0.94%) Splunk
13 28 (0.87%) PagerDuty
14 27 (0.84%) SaltStack
15 23 (0.72%) Alteryx
16 22 (0.69%) Hortonworks
17 21 (0.66%) IBM
18 20 (0.62%) Sybase
19 18 (0.56%) Cisco
19 18 (0.56%) SAP