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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 93 163
Rank change year-on-year +24 +70 +30
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 8,514 3,623 1,753
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.83% 3.47% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.66% 12.75% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,063 1,872 1,475
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,600
25th Percentile £52,429 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% - +18.18%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £51,593
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.76% +3.19%

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 48,219 28,405 21,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.35% 27.18% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20,925 19,871 17,726
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +14 6,392 £72,500 +11.54% 336
London +1 4,804 £80,000 +3.23% 168
Work from Home +24 4,555 £72,500 +16.00% 202
UK excluding London -16 1,671 £62,500 +19.05% 180
South East +25 571 £65,000 +18.18% 39
North of England -11 434 £60,000 +9.09% 61
North West -8 244 £60,000 +11.11% 31
South West -40 192 £65,000 +23.81% 25
East of England -8 168 £62,500 +20.19% 14
Yorkshire -39 160 £62,500 +4.17% 18
Midlands -44 153 £55,000 +22.22% 26
West Midlands -15 118 £57,500 +30.68% 14
Scotland -22 110 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Wales -14 52 £60,000 +57.89%
East Midlands -40 33 £42,500 -5.56% 12
North East -9 30 £40,000 -8.05% 12
Northern Ireland -35 2 £69,500 +56.18%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 4,416 (51.87%) AWS
2 3,949 (46.38%) Agile
3 3,829 (44.97%) Python
4 3,492 (41.01%) Docker
5 3,391 (39.83%) Software Engineering
6 3,215 (37.76%) JavaScript
7 3,084 (36.22%) Kubernetes
8 3,066 (36.01%) SQL
9 2,954 (34.70%) React
10 2,900 (34.06%) Java
11 2,861 (33.60%) CI/CD
12 2,348 (27.58%) Git (software)
13 2,319 (27.24%) Microservices
14 2,314 (27.18%) Node.js
15 2,215 (26.02%) TypeScript
16 2,165 (25.43%) MySQL
17 2,115 (24.84%) Finance
18 2,041 (23.97%) DevOps
19 2,020 (23.73%) Full Stack Development
20 1,925 (22.61%) Social Skills
21 1,713 (20.12%) Test Automation
22 1,704 (20.01%) Azure
23 1,631 (19.16%) Relational Database
24 1,623 (19.06%) Kafka
25 1,602 (18.82%) Redis
26 1,588 (18.65%) Linux
27 1,493 (17.54%) CSS
28 1,427 (16.76%) REST
29 1,387 (16.29%) TDD
30 1,361 (15.99%) Jenkins

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
1 841 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
2 413 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 399 (4.69%) Apache
4 289 (3.39%) Apache Airflow
5 260 (3.05%) Confluence
6 200 (2.35%) Apache Solr
7 166 (1.95%) nginx
8 128 (1.50%) GeoServer
9 118 (1.39%) Jupyter
10 111 (1.30%) CMS
11 79 (0.93%) WordPress
12 63 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 60 (0.70%) Ethereum
14 58 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 55 (0.65%) Apache Pulsar
16 47 (0.55%) GemFire
17 45 (0.53%) SAS
18 40 (0.47%) Luigi
19 38 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
20 32 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 94 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 39 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.094%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.070%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.059%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.059%) InVision
9 2 (0.023%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.023%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.023%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.012%) SPSS
10 1 (0.012%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 82 (0.96%) Shopify
2 34 (0.40%) Magento
3 26 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 22 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.082%) MetaTrader
6 7 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.059%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.047%) Odoo
9 3 (0.035%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.035%) Summit
10 1 (0.012%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.012%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.012%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.012%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.012%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4,416 (51.87%) AWS
2 1,704 (20.01%) Azure
3 1,321 (15.52%) GitHub
4 1,259 (14.79%) GCP
5 1,160 (13.62%) Serverless
6 723 (8.49%) AWS Lambda
7 628 (7.38%) Amazon S3
8 567 (6.66%) SaaS
9 415 (4.87%) Heroku
10 411 (4.83%) Slack
11 388 (4.56%) Amazon SQS
12 351 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
13 349 (4.10%) Amazon ECS
14 326 (3.83%) GitHub Actions
15 311 (3.65%) OpenShift
16 254 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
17 251 (2.95%) Datadog
18 247 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
19 227 (2.67%) Cloud Functions
20 189 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 431 (5.06%) Internet
2 384 (4.51%) HTTP
3 126 (1.48%) DNS
4 124 (1.46%) PPP
5 97 (1.14%) Firewall
6 87 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 61 (0.72%) VPN
8 59 (0.69%) SSL
9 47 (0.55%) MQTT
10 45 (0.53%) WAN
11 44 (0.52%) LAN
12 34 (0.40%) DHCP
13 30 (0.35%) NFC
14 29 (0.34%) VLAN
15 24 (0.28%) Wireless
16 23 (0.27%) AMQP
16 23 (0.27%) FTP
17 19 (0.22%) HTTPS
18 17 (0.20%) 5G
18 17 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,165 (25.43%) MySQL
2 1,631 (19.16%) Relational Database
3 1,602 (18.82%) Redis
4 1,168 (13.72%) MongoDB
5 1,143 (13.42%) NoSQL
6 1,079 (12.67%) SQL Server
7 621 (7.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 574 (6.74%) Big Data
9 509 (5.98%) Amazon RDS
10 490 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 430 (5.05%) RDBMS
12 429 (5.04%) Amazon Aurora
13 362 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
14 263 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
15 252 (2.96%) Flink
16 222 (2.61%) GIS
17 203 (2.38%) BigQuery
18 199 (2.34%) Hadoop
19 164 (1.93%) Tableau
20 152 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2,348 (27.58%) Git (software)
2 1,361 (15.99%) Jenkins
3 865 (10.16%) JIRA
4 495 (5.81%) CircleCI
5 469 (5.51%) Gradle
6 464 (5.45%) GitLab
7 425 (4.99%) Cypress.io
8 369 (4.33%) Maven
9 325 (3.82%) JUnit
10 291 (3.42%) webpack
11 238 (2.80%) Selenium
12 221 (2.60%) Bitbucket
13 215 (2.53%) Subversion
14 207 (2.43%) Ant
15 186 (2.18%) Cucumber
16 169 (1.98%) Babel
17 164 (1.93%) Postman
18 155 (1.82%) RSpec
19 123 (1.44%) SonarQube
20 108 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 2,115 (24.84%) Finance
2 1,925 (22.61%) Social Skills
3 782 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
4 670 (7.87%) Banking
5 589 (6.92%) Retail
6 465 (5.46%) Games
7 391 (4.59%) Marketing
8 317 (3.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 297 (3.49%) Law
10 268 (3.15%) Manufacturing
11 241 (2.83%) Public Sector
12 203 (2.38%) Automotive
13 127 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
14 120 (1.41%) Financial Institution
15 113 (1.33%) Advertising
16 95 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 94 (1.10%) Publishing
18 84 (0.99%) Legal
19 83 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
20 80 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2,719 (31.94%) Developer
2 2,419 (28.41%) Software Engineer
3 938 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 758 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 609 (7.15%) Java Engineer
6 579 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 546 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 508 (5.97%) Data Engineer
9 445 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 420 (4.93%) Senior Java Engineer
11 377 (4.43%) Backend Developer
12 259 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
13 232 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 229 (2.69%) Python Developer
15 220 (2.58%) Python Engineer
16 195 (2.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 189 (2.22%) Analyst
18 173 (2.03%) Lead Developer
18 173 (2.03%) Software Developer
19 167 (1.96%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,954 (34.70%) React
2 2,314 (27.18%) Node.js
3 1,623 (19.06%) Kafka
4 1,493 (17.54%) CSS
5 1,427 (16.76%) REST
6 1,290 (15.15%) GraphQL
7 1,232 (14.47%) Spring
8 1,093 (12.84%) RESTful
9 1,069 (12.56%) HTML
10 890 (10.45%) .NET
11 859 (10.09%) AngularJS
12 769 (9.03%) Django
13 738 (8.67%) Spring Boot
14 735 (8.63%) Ruby on Rails
15 724 (8.50%) RabbitMQ
15 724 (8.50%) Vue.js
16 586 (6.88%) React Native
17 537 (6.31%) Jest
18 444 (5.21%) Web Services
19 431 (5.06%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 882 (10.36%) User Experience
2 548 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 469 (5.51%) Algorithms
4 406 (4.77%) Virtual Team
5 394 (4.63%) Cloud Native
6 365 (4.29%) Data Structures
7 339 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
8 269 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
9 259 (3.04%) Social Media
10 246 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
11 224 (2.63%) Management Information System
12 222 (2.61%) Life Science
13 207 (2.43%) Blockchain
14 182 (2.14%) Blog
15 150 (1.76%) NHS
16 144 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
17 135 (1.59%) Public Cloud
18 105 (1.23%) Low-Code
19 100 (1.17%) Sports Betting
20 96 (1.13%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1,588 (18.65%) Linux
2 518 (6.08%) Unix
3 514 (6.04%) Windows
4 265 (3.11%) Android
5 263 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 219 (2.57%) Ubuntu
7 123 (1.44%) CentOS
8 86 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 81 (0.95%) VMS
10 76 (0.89%) Windows Server
11 58 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 34 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
13 33 (0.39%) Alpine Linux
14 32 (0.38%) Debian
15 29 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
16 27 (0.32%) Solaris
16 27 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.11%) SUSE
18 8 (0.094%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,949 (46.38%) Agile
2 3,391 (39.83%) Software Engineering
3 2,861 (33.60%) CI/CD
4 2,319 (27.24%) Microservices
5 2,041 (23.97%) DevOps
6 2,020 (23.73%) Full Stack Development
7 1,713 (20.12%) Test Automation
8 1,387 (16.29%) TDD
9 1,244 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
10 1,213 (14.25%) Computer Science
11 1,125 (13.21%) Mentoring
12 1,039 (12.20%) Scrum
13 933 (10.96%) Analytics
14 932 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
15 906 (10.64%) Open Source
16 872 (10.24%) Machine Learning
17 862 (10.12%) Data Science
18 717 (8.42%) Coaching
19 666 (7.82%) BDD
20 604 (7.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3,829 (44.97%) Python
2 3,215 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 3,066 (36.01%) SQL
4 2,900 (34.06%) Java
5 2,215 (26.02%) TypeScript
6 1,227 (14.41%) Ruby
7 816 (9.58%) C#
8 783 (9.20%) Go
9 687 (8.07%) PHP
10 568 (6.67%) Kotlin
11 429 (5.04%) Shell Script
12 394 (4.63%) C++
13 385 (4.52%) PowerShell
14 381 (4.47%) ES6
15 342 (4.02%) C
16 325 (3.82%) Bash
16 325 (3.82%) Scala
17 303 (3.56%) Perl
18 283 (3.32%) Rust
19 109 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,190 (13.98%) Degree
2 692 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 298 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 268 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 170 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 45 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 38 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 31 (0.36%) PhD
10 30 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.25%) MCSE
12 19 (0.22%) OCP
12 19 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
13 18 (0.21%) MCSA
14 16 (0.19%) HNC
15 15 (0.18%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.15%) CCNA
16 13 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.13%) HND
17 11 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 873 (10.25%) QA
2 115 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 81 (0.95%) Accessibility
4 47 (0.55%) GDPR
5 34 (0.40%) HL7
6 31 (0.36%) SLA
7 26 (0.31%) CDISC
8 22 (0.26%) EMIR
8 22 (0.26%) FATCA
8 22 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.26%) MiFID
9 21 (0.25%) PMO
10 19 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (0.18%) SOC 2
12 9 (0.11%) NIST
13 5 (0.059%) FedRAMP
13 5 (0.059%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.047%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 3,492 (41.01%) Docker
2 140 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 110 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 42 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 26 (0.31%) HDFS
7 26 (0.31%) KVM
8 18 (0.21%) vSphere
9 17 (0.20%) Xen
10 14 (0.16%) Firmware
11 13 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 11 (0.13%) LXC
13 10 (0.12%) iptables
14 9 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.094%) GridGain
15 8 (0.094%) Varnish
16 7 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.059%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 3,084 (36.22%) Kubernetes
2 1,357 (15.94%) Terraform
3 603 (7.08%) Ansible
4 290 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
5 270 (3.17%) Puppet
6 260 (3.05%) Grafana
7 204 (2.40%) Prometheus
8 135 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
9 110 (1.29%) Kibana
10 97 (1.14%) ZABBIX
11 77 (0.90%) HAProxy
12 68 (0.80%) logstash
13 56 (0.66%) Istio
14 53 (0.62%) Consul
15 46 (0.54%) Argo
16 39 (0.46%) Kubeflow
17 37 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
18 33 (0.39%) MIIS
18 33 (0.39%) Nagios
19 31 (0.36%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1,021 (11.99%) Google
2 664 (7.80%) Oracle
3 620 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 176 (2.07%) VMware
5 162 (1.90%) New Relic
6 157 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 120 (1.41%) Twitter
8 119 (1.40%) Splunk
9 118 (1.39%) Apple
10 115 (1.35%) Zopa
11 111 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 86 (1.01%) Sun
13 80 (0.94%) Netlify
14 75 (0.88%) Xamarin
15 74 (0.87%) Atlassian
16 57 (0.67%) Checkmarx
17 55 (0.65%) Sybase
18 54 (0.63%) Dell
19 53 (0.62%) Databricks
20 50 (0.59%) Brandwatch