Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 269 323
Rank change year-on-year +16 +54 +17
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2411 2485 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.26% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.46% 4.18% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 2090 1855
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54094 59421 69023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.73% 30.01% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45031 50734 58228
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +9 2258 £55,000 - 196
London -3 1231 £60,000 - 106
UK excluding London +26 1146 £45,000 - 97
South East +83 424 £47,500 - 33
North of England -4 231 £40,000 - 31
South West +44 156 £38,000 -15.56% 8
North West -11 138 £41,500 -2.35% 19
Midlands -39 113 £50,000 +17.65% 11
East of England -24 102 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Scotland +52 97 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +9 89 £40,000 +20.75% 11
East Midlands +43 61 £46,250 +15.63% 7
West Midlands -67 54 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Wales +26 26 £36,116 -4.96% 1
Northern Ireland -13 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North East +24 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 1029 (42.68%) MySQL
2 1003 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
3 990 (41.06%) Java
4 973 (40.36%) Linux
5 900 (37.33%) JavaScript
6 894 (37.08%) Python
7 874 (36.25%) SQL
8 656 (27.21%) Amazon AWS
9 628 (26.05%) Oracle
10 595 (24.68%) SQL Server
11 586 (24.31%) Git (software)
12 537 (22.27%) TDD
13 532 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
14 517 (21.44%) HTML
15 474 (19.66%) Relational Database
16 469 (19.45%) CSS
17 452 (18.75%) MongoDB
18 432 (17.92%) DevOps
19 420 (17.42%) PHP
20 416 (17.25%) NoSQL
21 415 (17.21%) Software Engineering
22 388 (16.09%) Finance
23 367 (15.22%) Spring
24 365 (15.14%) Tomcat
25 361 (14.97%) Web Services
26 359 (14.89%) Docker
27 358 (14.85%) Ruby
28 355 (14.72%) Scrum
29 347 (14.39%) Open Source
30 335 (13.89%) 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
1 365 (15.14%) Tomcat
2 296 (12.28%) Apache
3 246 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
4 197 (8.17%) JBoss
5 153 (6.35%) Apache Spark
6 129 (5.35%) nginx
6 129 (5.35%) OpenStack
7 119 (4.94%) WebLogic
8 93 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 93 (3.86%) WebSphere
9 86 (3.57%) Apache Solr
10 62 (2.57%) Jetty
11 60 (2.49%) IIS
12 52 (2.16%) Confluence
13 42 (1.74%) Drupal
14 34 (1.41%) GlassFish
15 28 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (0.95%) WildFly
17 22 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
18 21 (0.87%) uWSGI
Applications
1 26 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.29%) SPSS
6 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) HipChat
7 3 (0.12%) Pipeline Pilot
7 3 (0.12%) Weka
8 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (1.24%) Adobe Campaign
1 30 (1.24%) Eloqua
2 12 (0.50%) Revive Adserver
3 9 (0.37%) Odoo
4 5 (0.21%) Magento
5 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.12%) Primavera
6 2 (0.083%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.041%) assyst
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 656 (27.21%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (4.48%) GitHub
4 103 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 84 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 66 (2.74%) SaaS
7 48 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 43 (1.78%) Heroku
10 38 (1.58%) IaaS
11 35 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
12 29 (1.20%) PaaS
13 28 (1.16%) AWS OpsWorks
14 25 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
17 17 (0.71%) Loggly
18 16 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.89%) HTTP
2 106 (4.40%) Internet
3 104 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 70 (2.90%) DNS
4 70 (2.90%) Firewall
5 35 (1.45%) Network Security
6 30 (1.24%) VPN
7 28 (1.16%) SAN
8 25 (1.04%) LDAP
8 25 (1.04%) SSH
9 20 (0.83%) SNMP
10 17 (0.71%) SSL
11 15 (0.62%) DHCP
12 14 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.54%) Kerberos
14 12 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
15 11 (0.46%) FTP
15 11 (0.46%) IPsec
16 10 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (42.68%) MySQL
2 595 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 474 (19.66%) Relational Database
4 452 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 416 (17.25%) NoSQL
6 236 (9.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 227 (9.42%) RDBMS
8 220 (9.12%) Redis
9 209 (8.67%) Hadoop
10 187 (7.76%) Big Data
11 159 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
13 93 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 83 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 71 (2.94%) Blockchain
16 64 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
17 57 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 56 (2.32%) MariaDB
18 56 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (2.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 586 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 335 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 226 (9.37%) JUnit
4 209 (8.67%) Maven
5 187 (7.76%) Subversion
6 145 (6.01%) JIRA
7 119 (4.94%) Mockito
8 93 (3.86%) Selenium
9 77 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 77 (3.19%) webpack
10 70 (2.90%) Eclipse
11 68 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 58 (2.41%) RSpec
13 56 (2.32%) Gradle
14 54 (2.24%) Vagrant
15 53 (2.20%) Bitbucket
16 48 (1.99%) gulp
17 46 (1.91%) NUnit
18 43 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 37 (1.53%) GitLab
General
1 388 (16.09%) Finance
2 215 (8.92%) Marketing
3 151 (6.26%) Retail
4 127 (5.27%) Banking
5 87 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.70%) Publishing
7 58 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 54 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 52 (2.16%) Retail Banking
10 51 (2.12%) Electronics
11 46 (1.91%) Legal
12 43 (1.78%) Games
13 29 (1.20%) Billing
14 27 (1.12%) Advertising
15 21 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.66%) Law
17 8 (0.33%) Automotive
18 7 (0.29%) Front Office
18 7 (0.29%) Military
19 6 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1356 (56.24%) Developer
2 437 (18.13%) Java Developer
3 370 (15.35%) Senior Developer
4 189 (7.84%) Python Developer
5 176 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 165 (6.84%) Software Developer
7 150 (6.22%) PHP Developer
8 144 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 139 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 134 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 121 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 117 (4.85%) Architect
13 111 (4.60%) DBA
14 96 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
15 92 (3.82%) Administrator
16 76 (3.15%) C# Developer
16 76 (3.15%) Senior Software Developer
17 74 (3.07%) SQL Developer
18 69 (2.86%) .NET Developer
18 69 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (21.44%) HTML
2 469 (19.45%) CSS
3 367 (15.22%) Spring
4 361 (14.97%) Web Services
5 331 (13.73%) .NET
6 301 (12.48%) AngularJS
7 293 (12.15%) Node.js
8 265 (10.99%) XML
9 241 (10.00%) jQuery
10 237 (9.83%) REST
11 232 (9.62%) RESTful
12 210 (8.71%) Hibernate
13 207 (8.59%) Django
14 206 (8.54%) React
15 186 (7.71%) RabbitMQ
16 167 (6.93%) J2EE
17 166 (6.89%) Ruby on Rails
18 149 (6.18%) SOAP
19 144 (5.97%) LAPP Stack
20 138 (5.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 147 (6.10%) Fintech
3 116 (4.81%) User Experience
4 103 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
6 75 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 68 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 49 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
9 48 (1.99%) N-Tier
10 47 (1.95%) Replication
11 37 (1.53%) Blog
11 37 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 31 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 30 (1.24%) Public Cloud
14 29 (1.20%) NHS
15 27 (1.12%) Clustering
16 25 (1.04%) Management Information System
17 22 (0.91%) Photography
18 21 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 973 (40.36%) Linux
2 294 (12.19%) Windows
3 246 (10.20%) Unix
4 104 (4.31%) CentOS
4 104 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (4.27%) Ubuntu
6 76 (3.15%) Debian
7 74 (3.07%) Android
8 73 (3.03%) Windows Server
9 65 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.75%) Solaris
12 15 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.50%) AIX
15 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.25%) Windows 10
18 5 (0.21%) HPUX
18 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1003 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (22.27%) TDD
3 532 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
4 432 (17.92%) DevOps
5 415 (17.21%) Software Engineering
6 355 (14.72%) Scrum
7 347 (14.39%) Open Source
8 319 (13.23%) MVC
9 302 (12.53%) Microservices
10 265 (10.99%) OO
11 248 (10.29%) Analytics
12 214 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
13 208 (8.63%) Web Development
14 206 (8.54%) Unit Testing
15 200 (8.30%) Mentoring
16 195 (8.09%) Test Automation
17 191 (7.92%) SOA
18 177 (7.34%) BDD
19 164 (6.80%) Kanban
20 159 (6.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 990 (41.06%) Java
2 900 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 894 (37.08%) Python
4 874 (36.25%) SQL
5 420 (17.42%) PHP
6 358 (14.85%) Ruby
7 261 (10.83%) Bash Shell
8 252 (10.45%) C#
9 240 (9.95%) Perl
10 213 (8.83%) Scala
11 178 (7.38%) Go
12 142 (5.89%) C++
13 91 (3.77%) PL/SQL
14 76 (3.15%) Shell Script
15 69 (2.86%) T-SQL
16 64 (2.65%) ES6
17 58 (2.41%) Groovy
18 46 (1.91%) C
18 46 (1.91%) PowerShell
19 41 (1.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 290 (12.03%) Degree
2 134 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 66 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.00%) PhD
7 23 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.66%) RHCE
9 15 (0.62%) CCNA
10 11 (0.46%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.37%) CCNP
11 9 (0.37%) CISSP
12 7 (0.29%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.29%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.29%) RHCA
13 6 (0.25%) CCIE
13 6 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.44%) QA
2 45 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.58%) SLA
4 11 (0.46%) GCP
5 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.21%) HL7
6 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.12%) PMO
8 2 (0.083%) GDPR
9 1 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 359 (14.89%) Docker
2 75 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.33%) Xen
5 31 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.04%) Varnish
7 24 (1.00%) iptables
7 24 (1.00%) KVM
8 22 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.71%) HDFS
10 15 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.62%) LXC
11 11 (0.46%) Dovecot
11 11 (0.46%) NFS
11 11 (0.46%) vSphere
12 10 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.37%) Shibboleth
14 7 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.25%) Snort
15 6 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 297 (12.32%) Puppet
2 283 (11.74%) Ansible
3 183 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (5.27%) Kubernetes
5 69 (2.86%) Nagios
6 68 (2.82%) Terraform
7 66 (2.74%) Kibana
8 65 (2.70%) logstash
9 47 (1.95%) Salt
10 44 (1.82%) ZABBIX
11 41 (1.70%) HAProxy
12 29 (1.20%) Grafana
13 23 (0.95%) Graphite
14 21 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 20 (0.83%) Packer
16 16 (0.66%) CFEngine
17 15 (0.62%) Marathon
18 12 (0.50%) Graylog
18 12 (0.50%) yum
19 10 (0.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 628 (26.05%) Oracle
2 169 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 115 (4.77%) Google
4 114 (4.73%) VMware
5 109 (4.52%) Tableau
6 98 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 67 (2.78%) TIBCO
8 60 (2.49%) SAP
9 55 (2.28%) Cognizant
10 42 (1.74%) Zend
11 41 (1.70%) New Relic
12 38 (1.58%) SaltStack
13 37 (1.53%) Adobe
14 33 (1.37%) Atlassian
15 32 (1.33%) Cisco
15 32 (1.33%) HP
16 30 (1.24%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 29 (1.20%) Splunk
18 25 (1.04%) IBM
18 25 (1.04%) Talend