Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 252 287
Rank change year-on-year +66 +35 +58
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,030 2,467 2,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.84% 1.41% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.24% 4.63% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,579 1,953 1,920
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £31,702
90th Percentile £87,750 £78,750 £80,000
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 48,569 53,262 56,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.48% 30.47% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,616 43,761 48,253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +55 2,740 £60,000 +9.09% 586
UK excluding London +63 1,478 £50,000 +11.11% 349
London +46 1,459 £67,500 +12.50% 288
South East +22 510 £55,000 +10.00% 90
North of England +70 305 £45,000 +12.50% 88
North West +42 190 £45,000 +5.26% 52
Scotland +40 180 £50,000 - 32
Midlands +47 166 £50,000 +1.52% 41
South West -12 156 £50,000 +33.33% 33
East of England +81 138 £60,000 +25.00% 46
West Midlands +81 121 £50,000 - 25
Yorkshire +45 92 £42,500 +6.25% 26
East Midlands -17 45 £42,500 -5.56% 16
North East +13 25 £55,000 +51.72% 10
Wales +6 25 £37,500 +16.60% 13
Northern Ireland +4 2 £30,000 -40.00% 7
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,346 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,339 (44.19%) SQL
3 1,234 (40.73%) Python
4 1,231 (40.63%) Java
5 1,071 (35.35%) MySQL
6 1,065 (35.15%) JavaScript
7 1,044 (34.46%) Linux
8 976 (32.21%) Amazon AWS
9 789 (26.04%) Git (software)
10 728 (24.03%) Docker
11 724 (23.89%) HTML
12 682 (22.51%) NoSQL
13 646 (21.32%) SQL Server
14 634 (20.92%) Finance
15 611 (20.17%) TDD
16 609 (20.10%) Oracle
17 603 (19.90%) DevOps
18 567 (18.71%) CSS
19 549 (18.12%) Relational Database
20 545 (17.99%) MongoDB
21 512 (16.90%) Spring
22 509 (16.80%) Jenkins
23 502 (16.57%) Microservices
24 501 (16.53%) Software Engineering
25 488 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
26 470 (15.51%) AngularJS
27 465 (15.35%) C#
28 464 (15.31%) Node.js
29 390 (12.87%) Ansible
30 383 (12.64%) Scrum

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
1 349 (11.52%) Elasticsearch
2 215 (7.10%) Apache
3 163 (5.38%) nginx
4 148 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 118 (3.89%) Apache Spark
6 71 (2.34%) JBoss
7 69 (2.28%) Ethereum
8 60 (1.98%) Confluence
9 57 (1.88%) OpenStack
10 52 (1.72%) MQSeries
11 46 (1.52%) WordPress
12 37 (1.22%) Apache Solr
13 36 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 23 (0.76%) CloudStack
14 23 (0.76%) IIS
15 22 (0.73%) CMS
16 21 (0.69%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.66%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.63%) WildFly
19 17 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.23%) HipChat
3 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.17%) Weka
4 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.066%) Maya
5 2 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.033%) Mingle
6 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.40%) Odoo
3 9 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.30%) Magento
3 9 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.23%) Unica
5 5 (0.17%) CiviCRM
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.099%) Ripple
8 2 (0.066%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.066%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 976 (32.21%) Amazon AWS
2 329 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (6.20%) GitHub
4 170 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 159 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
6 153 (5.05%) Amazon S3
7 138 (4.55%) SaaS
8 136 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
9 93 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 54 (1.78%) Serverless
11 49 (1.62%) Heroku
12 41 (1.35%) PaaS
13 36 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
13 36 (1.19%) IaaS
13 36 (1.19%) OpenShift
13 36 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 35 (1.16%) npm
15 34 (1.12%) Route 53
16 32 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
17 28 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.87%) Internet
2 76 (2.51%) HTTP
3 72 (2.38%) DNS
4 54 (1.78%) Firewall
5 51 (1.68%) SAN
6 32 (1.06%) VPN
7 28 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 27 (0.89%) NAS
9 23 (0.76%) DHCP
10 19 (0.63%) SSL
11 18 (0.59%) OpenVPN
12 15 (0.50%) LAN
13 14 (0.46%) OPNsense
13 14 (0.46%) WAN
14 13 (0.43%) SNMP
15 11 (0.36%) Network Security
15 11 (0.36%) SMS
15 11 (0.36%) SMTP
16 10 (0.33%) AMQP
16 10 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,071 (35.35%) MySQL
2 682 (22.51%) NoSQL
3 646 (21.32%) SQL Server
4 549 (18.12%) Relational Database
5 545 (17.99%) MongoDB
6 314 (10.36%) Redis
7 238 (7.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 209 (6.90%) Big Data
9 190 (6.27%) RDBMS
10 189 (6.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 188 (6.20%) Hadoop
12 155 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
13 153 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
14 127 (4.19%) Blockchain
15 112 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 96 (3.17%) Oracle Database
17 80 (2.64%) MariaDB
18 77 (2.54%) DB2
19 72 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 789 (26.04%) Git (software)
2 509 (16.80%) Jenkins
3 337 (11.12%) Maven
4 237 (7.82%) JIRA
5 221 (7.29%) Subversion
6 153 (5.05%) Gradle
7 149 (4.92%) JUnit
8 139 (4.59%) Selenium
9 101 (3.33%) Mocha
10 88 (2.90%) Bitbucket
11 87 (2.87%) Vagrant
12 81 (2.67%) Cucumber
13 72 (2.38%) Eclipse
14 59 (1.95%) Mockito
15 58 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 58 (1.91%) GitLab
16 48 (1.58%) IntelliJ
16 48 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 46 (1.52%) gulp
18 45 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 634 (20.92%) Finance
2 159 (5.25%) Retail
3 155 (5.12%) Banking
4 137 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.38%) Games
6 59 (1.95%) Marketing
7 56 (1.85%) Advertising
8 42 (1.39%) Law
9 31 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 29 (0.96%) Legal
11 25 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.69%) Publishing
13 19 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Automotive
15 10 (0.33%) Back Office
15 10 (0.33%) Electronics
16 9 (0.30%) Military
17 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,521 (50.20%) Developer
2 408 (13.47%) Java Developer
3 360 (11.88%) Senior Developer
4 325 (10.73%) Python Developer
5 205 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 186 (6.14%) Architect
7 170 (5.61%) DBA
8 166 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 163 (5.38%) Software Engineer
10 134 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 127 (4.19%) Administrator
12 124 (4.09%) Data Engineer
12 124 (4.09%) Node.js Developer
13 120 (3.96%) Backend Developer
14 119 (3.93%) Python Engineer
15 115 (3.80%) Java Engineer
16 114 (3.76%) Lead Developer
17 111 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
18 103 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
19 98 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (23.89%) HTML
2 567 (18.71%) CSS
3 512 (16.90%) Spring
4 470 (15.51%) AngularJS
5 464 (15.31%) Node.js
6 349 (11.52%) React
7 330 (10.89%) Web Services
8 287 (9.47%) RESTful
9 283 (9.34%) REST
10 275 (9.08%) .NET
11 267 (8.81%) Hibernate
12 253 (8.35%) HTML5
13 238 (7.85%) Django
14 233 (7.69%) XML
15 219 (7.23%) Kafka
16 207 (6.83%) jQuery
17 199 (6.57%) Spring Boot
18 174 (5.74%) JSON
19 162 (5.35%) CSS3
20 155 (5.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 232 (7.66%) Fintech
2 231 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 185 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 173 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 146 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 118 (3.89%) User Experience
8 99 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 79 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
10 77 (2.54%) Mobile App
11 71 (2.34%) Bitcoin
11 71 (2.34%) Virtual Team
12 64 (2.11%) Replication
13 60 (1.98%) Data Structures
14 57 (1.88%) Public Cloud
15 45 (1.49%) Clustering
16 32 (1.06%) Data Centre
17 31 (1.02%) Hedge funds
18 29 (0.96%) Reference Data
19 27 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,044 (34.46%) Linux
2 226 (7.46%) Windows
3 195 (6.44%) Unix
4 139 (4.59%) Ubuntu
5 71 (2.34%) Android
6 68 (2.24%) CentOS
7 54 (1.78%) Windows Server
8 53 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (1.42%) VMS
10 36 (1.19%) Debian
11 33 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 27 (0.89%) FreeBSD
13 20 (0.66%) openSUSE
14 18 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.30%) Solaris
18 8 (0.26%) OpenBSD
19 7 (0.23%) CoreOS
20 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,346 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (20.17%) TDD
3 603 (19.90%) DevOps
4 502 (16.57%) Microservices
5 501 (16.53%) Software Engineering
6 488 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
7 383 (12.64%) Scrum
8 378 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
9 354 (11.68%) Open Source
10 348 (11.49%) Test Automation
11 319 (10.53%) OO
12 272 (8.98%) BDD
13 238 (7.85%) MVC
14 236 (7.79%) Analytics
15 205 (6.77%) Machine Learning
16 204 (6.73%) Web Development
17 202 (6.67%) Mentoring
18 188 (6.20%) Data Science
19 185 (6.11%) OOP
20 177 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,339 (44.19%) SQL
2 1,234 (40.73%) Python
3 1,231 (40.63%) Java
4 1,065 (35.15%) JavaScript
5 465 (15.35%) C#
6 370 (12.21%) PHP
7 267 (8.81%) Ruby
8 230 (7.59%) C++
9 207 (6.83%) Bash Shell
10 179 (5.91%) Java 8
11 170 (5.61%) Go
12 162 (5.35%) ES6
13 154 (5.08%) Scala
14 123 (4.06%) Perl
15 91 (3.00%) PL/SQL
16 85 (2.81%) T-SQL
17 78 (2.57%) R
18 76 (2.51%) Shell Script
19 71 (2.34%) C
20 68 (2.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 335 (11.06%) Degree
2 111 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 79 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 39 (1.29%) Master's Degree
6 22 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (0.50%) PhD
8 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.36%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.26%) ISEB
12 7 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.23%) MCSA
12 7 (0.23%) RHCE
13 6 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.20%) CITP
13 6 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.20%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.93%) QA
2 48 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.92%) SLA
4 24 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.33%) GDPR
6 10 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.13%) PSD2
8 2 (0.066%) WCAG
9 1 (0.033%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.033%) HL7
9 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 728 (24.03%) Docker
2 106 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 35 (1.16%) KVM
6 33 (1.09%) vSphere
7 31 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
8 26 (0.86%) HDFS
9 24 (0.79%) Apache Flume
10 21 (0.69%) Hyper-V
11 18 (0.59%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.56%) NFS
13 16 (0.53%) iptables
14 15 (0.50%) Samba
15 14 (0.46%) Ceph
15 14 (0.46%) pfSense
16 13 (0.43%) Firmware
17 12 (0.40%) Xen
18 9 (0.30%) Postfix
19 8 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 390 (12.87%) Ansible
2 313 (10.33%) Kubernetes
3 297 (9.80%) Puppet
4 197 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
5 169 (5.58%) Terraform
6 66 (2.18%) Docker Swarm
7 42 (1.39%) logstash
8 32 (1.06%) HAProxy
8 32 (1.06%) Kibana
8 32 (1.06%) Nagios
9 31 (1.02%) Grafana
10 28 (0.92%) Prometheus
11 26 (0.86%) Rancher
11 26 (0.86%) ZABBIX
12 25 (0.83%) Packer
12 25 (0.83%) Salt
13 23 (0.76%) Data Guard
13 23 (0.76%) Mesos
14 21 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
15 15 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 609 (20.10%) Oracle
2 175 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 169 (5.58%) Google
4 143 (4.72%) VMware
5 67 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 64 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 47 (1.55%) Tableau
8 45 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.42%) SaltStack
10 40 (1.32%) Cloudera
11 39 (1.29%) Zend
12 33 (1.09%) Splunk
13 29 (0.96%) Hortonworks
14 28 (0.92%) PagerDuty
15 26 (0.86%) Talend
16 25 (0.83%) Cisco
17 24 (0.79%) IBM
18 22 (0.73%) Sybase
19 18 (0.59%) Citrix
20 17 (0.56%) New Relic