Period
to 20 June 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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 196 246
Rank change year-on-year +14 +50 +20
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,798 3,087 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.79% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 5.84% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,366 2,548 1,996
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 40,000 52,846 53,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.83% 30.66% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32,678 43,347 44,857
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 June 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 June 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 +19 2,589 £57,500 -4.17% 126
UK excluding London +33 1,480 £50,000 - 76
London +6 1,245 £70,000 +7.69% 57
South East +27 523 £52,500 +5.00% 19
North of England +25 335 £47,750 +6.11% 23
North West +4 175 £50,000 +13.64% 10
East of England +119 166 £56,500 +2.73% 11
South West +16 159 £50,000 +6.95% 4
Midlands +29 154 £42,500 -10.53% 12
Yorkshire +32 135 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Scotland -19 134 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +14 79 £42,500 -10.53% 5
East Midlands +15 75 £42,500 -10.53% 7
North East +31 25 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Wales -15 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Northern Ireland -17 7 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,171 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,101 (39.35%) Python
3 1,097 (39.21%) Java
4 1,056 (37.74%) SQL
5 999 (35.70%) JavaScript
6 940 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
7 909 (32.49%) MySQL
8 885 (31.63%) Linux
9 857 (30.63%) Docker
10 732 (26.16%) SQL Server
11 640 (22.87%) Git (software)
12 578 (20.66%) Software Engineering
13 536 (19.16%) DevOps
14 514 (18.37%) Microservices
15 500 (17.87%) Spring
15 500 (17.87%) Oracle
16 498 (17.80%) Relational Database
17 492 (17.58%) HTML
18 464 (16.58%) MongoDB
19 456 (16.30%) CSS
19 456 (16.30%) Jenkins
20 450 (16.08%) TDD
21 443 (15.83%) C#
22 387 (13.83%) Finance
23 381 (13.62%) .NET
23 381 (13.62%) React
24 378 (13.51%) NoSQL
24 378 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
25 372 (13.30%) Degree
25 372 (13.30%) Node.js

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
1 281 (10.04%) Elasticsearch
2 201 (7.18%) Apache
3 190 (6.79%) Tomcat
4 167 (5.97%) Apache Spark
5 145 (5.18%) Confluence
6 126 (4.50%) nginx
7 66 (2.36%) JBoss
8 57 (2.04%) GeoServer
9 48 (1.72%) OpenStack
10 42 (1.50%) WordPress
11 35 (1.25%) SharePoint
12 33 (1.18%) Drupal
13 32 (1.14%) ArcGIS
14 31 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 30 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 30 (1.07%) IIS
16 26 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.82%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.68%) CMS
18 19 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (1.50%) Chatbot
2 20 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.18%) Weka
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.071%) ArchiCAD
7 2 (0.071%) Maya
7 2 (0.071%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.071%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.071%) Revit
7 2 (0.071%) SPSS
8 1 (0.036%) Simulink
8 1 (0.036%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.036%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.39%) Magento
2 9 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.14%) Odoo
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.071%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.071%) Unica
8 1 (0.036%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.036%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.036%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.036%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 940 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
2 352 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 243 (8.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 175 (6.25%) SaaS
5 135 (4.82%) Serverless
6 114 (4.07%) Amazon S3
7 104 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
8 100 (3.57%) GitHub
9 85 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
10 81 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 77 (2.75%) Heroku
12 60 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
13 56 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
13 56 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
14 47 (1.68%) PaaS
15 32 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
15 32 (1.14%) OpenShift
16 29 (1.04%) Power Platform
17 27 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
17 27 (0.96%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 87 (3.11%) DNS
3 69 (2.47%) HTTP
4 64 (2.29%) Firewall
5 51 (1.82%) Internet
6 44 (1.57%) VPN
7 32 (1.14%) SSL
8 28 (1.00%) FTP
9 23 (0.82%) SMTP
9 23 (0.82%) SSH
10 21 (0.75%) DHCP
11 20 (0.71%) MQTT
12 18 (0.64%) Skype
13 17 (0.61%) SAN
14 16 (0.57%) VoIP
15 13 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
15 13 (0.46%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.46%) VLAN
15 13 (0.46%) Wireless
16 12 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 909 (32.49%) MySQL
2 732 (26.16%) SQL Server
3 498 (17.80%) Relational Database
4 464 (16.58%) MongoDB
5 378 (13.51%) NoSQL
6 315 (11.26%) Redis
7 205 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 202 (7.22%) Big Data
9 195 (6.97%) RDBMS
10 155 (5.54%) Hadoop
11 150 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
12 128 (4.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 121 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
14 116 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 108 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
16 89 (3.18%) Oracle Database
17 82 (2.93%) GIS
18 80 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 63 (2.25%) Apache Hive
19 63 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 640 (22.87%) Git (software)
2 456 (16.30%) Jenkins
3 256 (9.15%) JIRA
4 248 (8.86%) Maven
5 172 (6.15%) Selenium
6 149 (5.33%) JUnit
7 123 (4.40%) Subversion
8 102 (3.65%) Gradle
9 92 (3.29%) Cucumber
10 82 (2.93%) webpack
11 81 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 79 (2.82%) GitLab
13 71 (2.54%) Vagrant
14 66 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 54 (1.93%) Mockito
15 54 (1.93%) TeamCity
16 48 (1.72%) JMeter
17 46 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (1.54%) Babel
19 40 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 387 (13.83%) Finance
2 151 (5.40%) Retail
3 91 (3.25%) Banking
4 69 (2.47%) Marketing
5 50 (1.79%) Games
6 45 (1.61%) Law
7 43 (1.54%) Publishing
8 34 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 27 (0.96%) Advertising
10 26 (0.93%) Legal
11 23 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.75%) Electronics
13 19 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.61%) Front Office
15 12 (0.43%) Automotive
16 10 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.25%) Online Betting
18 5 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,441 (51.50%) Developer
2 447 (15.98%) Java Developer
3 312 (11.15%) Software Engineer
4 258 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 250 (8.93%) Python Developer
6 182 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 145 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 135 (4.82%) Software Developer
9 134 (4.79%) DBA
10 118 (4.22%) Data Engineer
11 117 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 116 (4.15%) C# Developer
13 113 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 112 (4.00%) Architect
15 110 (3.93%) Lead Developer
16 107 (3.82%) Python Engineer
17 106 (3.79%) Administrator
18 100 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
19 97 (3.47%) .NET Developer
20 94 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (17.87%) Spring
2 492 (17.58%) HTML
3 456 (16.30%) CSS
4 381 (13.62%) .NET
4 381 (13.62%) React
5 372 (13.30%) Node.js
6 351 (12.54%) Web Services
7 340 (12.15%) AngularJS
8 291 (10.40%) REST
9 288 (10.29%) RESTful
10 241 (8.61%) JSON
11 233 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
12 221 (7.90%) XML
13 217 (7.76%) Hibernate
14 192 (6.86%) Kafka
15 184 (6.58%) Django
16 180 (6.43%) Spring Boot
17 174 (6.22%) ASP.NET
18 144 (5.15%) SOAP
19 142 (5.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 144 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
3 119 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 110 (3.93%) User Experience
5 106 (3.79%) Algorithms
6 86 (3.07%) Replication
7 80 (2.86%) Data Structures
8 72 (2.57%) Clustering
9 61 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
10 59 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
12 37 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 36 (1.29%) Data Centre
14 35 (1.25%) Virtual Team
15 28 (1.00%) Cloud Native
16 27 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
16 27 (0.96%) Public Cloud
17 19 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
18 18 (0.64%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 885 (31.63%) Linux
2 263 (9.40%) Windows
3 206 (7.36%) Unix
4 106 (3.79%) Ubuntu
5 94 (3.36%) Android
6 80 (2.86%) CentOS
7 79 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 68 (2.43%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.61%) Windows Server
10 30 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 27 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.71%) Debian
13 16 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.50%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.39%) openSUSE
17 10 (0.36%) Fedora
18 8 (0.29%) VyOS
19 7 (0.25%) FreeBSD
20 6 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,171 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 578 (20.66%) Software Engineering
3 536 (19.16%) DevOps
4 514 (18.37%) Microservices
5 450 (16.08%) TDD
6 378 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 360 (12.87%) Scrum
8 333 (11.90%) Open Source
9 306 (10.94%) OO
10 276 (9.86%) Computer Science
11 275 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
12 257 (9.19%) MVC
13 248 (8.86%) Test Automation
14 220 (7.86%) Analytics
15 213 (7.61%) Mentoring
16 203 (7.26%) ETL
17 192 (6.86%) Fintech
17 192 (6.86%) Web Development
18 180 (6.43%) Machine Learning
19 171 (6.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,101 (39.35%) Python
2 1,097 (39.21%) Java
3 1,056 (37.74%) SQL
4 999 (35.70%) JavaScript
5 443 (15.83%) C#
6 277 (9.90%) PHP
7 238 (8.51%) Ruby
8 220 (7.86%) Bash Shell
9 185 (6.61%) C++
10 172 (6.15%) Go
11 141 (5.04%) Java 8
12 138 (4.93%) PowerShell
13 135 (4.82%) TypeScript
14 129 (4.61%) Scala
15 126 (4.50%) Perl
16 113 (4.04%) ES6
17 104 (3.72%) C
18 103 (3.68%) Shell Script
19 97 (3.47%) T-SQL
20 73 (2.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 372 (13.30%) Degree
2 228 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 99 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.54%) OCP
5 43 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 38 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.11%) PhD
8 24 (0.86%) OCA
9 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.64%) MCSA
11 16 (0.57%) Postgraduate
12 10 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.32%) CCNA
13 9 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.29%) CCNP
15 7 (0.25%) RHCE
16 6 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.89%) QA
2 41 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.54%) SLA
5 7 (0.25%) GDPR
6 5 (0.18%) HL7
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.071%) PSD2
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.036%) PMO
System Software
1 857 (30.63%) Docker
2 109 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.25%) KVM
4 32 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 24 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.75%) Varnish
7 20 (0.71%) HDFS
8 19 (0.68%) Firmware
8 19 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.61%) iptables
10 15 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.46%) Xen
12 12 (0.43%) vSphere
13 11 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.36%) NFS
15 9 (0.32%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (0.29%) XenApp
17 7 (0.25%) pfSense
18 6 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 371 (13.26%) Kubernetes
2 333 (11.90%) Ansible
3 236 (8.43%) Terraform
4 202 (7.22%) Puppet
5 137 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (3.11%) Prometheus
7 52 (1.86%) Mesos
8 42 (1.50%) Marathon
8 42 (1.50%) Salt
9 39 (1.39%) Grafana
10 35 (1.25%) Nagios
11 31 (1.11%) HAProxy
12 30 (1.07%) Packer
13 25 (0.89%) Consul
14 24 (0.86%) Data Guard
15 23 (0.82%) Kibana
16 22 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
16 22 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
17 19 (0.68%) logstash
18 18 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 500 (17.87%) Oracle
2 269 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 131 (4.68%) Google
4 129 (4.61%) VMware
5 98 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 53 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 51 (1.82%) IBM
8 47 (1.68%) Talend
9 37 (1.32%) SAP
10 34 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.22%) Splunk
11 30 (1.07%) ESRI
11 30 (1.07%) HP
12 27 (0.96%) Tableau
13 25 (0.89%) Sybase
13 25 (0.89%) Veeam
14 22 (0.79%) Cognos
15 20 (0.71%) New Relic
16 19 (0.68%) Citrix
16 19 (0.68%) SaltStack