Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 164 193
Rank change year-on-year +80 +29 +3
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 4,284 1,452 2,752
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.79% 2.14% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.52% 7.74% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 1,225 2,399
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.18% -8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,500 £116,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 31,676 18,761 39,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.03% 27.59% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21,175 15,377 32,980
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +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 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 18 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 1 August 2021. 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 +87 3,933 £65,000 - 556
London +61 2,655 £77,500 - 284
UK excluding London +45 1,366 £52,500 +5.00% 289
Work from Home +6 946 £65,000 +4.00% 140
South East +35 423 £55,000 - 68
North of England +39 330 £55,000 +10.00% 81
South West +29 227 £55,000 +6.60% 42
North West +34 166 £52,500 - 45
Yorkshire +30 149 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Midlands -3 140 £45,000 -10.00% 44
Scotland -14 101 £52,500 +16.67% 14
West Midlands -12 94 £45,000 -14.29% 34
East of England -29 93 £50,000 -16.67% 32
East Midlands -24 44 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Wales -15 39 £40,500 -14.74% 6
North East -35 15 £43,500 -8.42% 10
Northern Ireland -24 12 £32,500 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 2,281 (53.24%) AWS
2 1,817 (42.41%) Python
3 1,813 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
4 1,676 (39.12%) Docker
5 1,624 (37.91%) Software Engineering
6 1,544 (36.04%) Java
7 1,522 (35.53%) JavaScript
8 1,469 (34.29%) React
9 1,431 (33.40%) Kubernetes
10 1,423 (33.22%) Microservices
11 1,417 (33.08%) SQL
12 1,364 (31.84%) Node.js
13 1,337 (31.21%) DevOps
14 1,200 (28.01%) Git (software)
15 1,108 (25.86%) Finance
16 1,034 (24.14%) TypeScript
17 1,015 (23.69%) MySQL
18 918 (21.43%) Redis
19 905 (21.13%) Azure
20 853 (19.91%) Full Stack Development
21 841 (19.63%) Relational Database
22 823 (19.21%) TDD
23 807 (18.84%) Jenkins
24 789 (18.42%) Linux
25 784 (18.30%) CSS
26 778 (18.16%) Kafka
27 764 (17.83%) Terraform
28 744 (17.37%) NoSQL
29 720 (16.81%) AngularJS
30 715 (16.69%) MongoDB

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
1 421 (9.83%) Elasticsearch
2 346 (8.08%) Apache Spark
3 321 (7.49%) Apache
4 198 (4.62%) GemFire
5 163 (3.80%) nginx
6 124 (2.89%) Confluence
7 91 (2.12%) Apache Airflow
8 77 (1.80%) GeoServer
9 51 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 39 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 35 (0.82%) Apache Pulsar
12 31 (0.72%) OpenStack
13 28 (0.65%) CMS
14 26 (0.61%) IIS
15 21 (0.49%) SharePoint
15 21 (0.49%) WordPress
16 19 (0.44%) ArcGIS
17 18 (0.42%) IBM Domino
18 17 (0.40%) Luigi
19 16 (0.37%) Traefik
Applications
1 16 (0.37%) Figma
2 13 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
4 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.19%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) Sketch
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.023%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 40 (0.93%) Shopify
2 32 (0.75%) Magento
3 12 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.28%) R3 Corda
4 10 (0.23%) Primavera
5 8 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.070%) Unica
8 2 (0.047%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.023%) Relativity
9 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2,281 (53.24%) AWS
2 905 (21.13%) Azure
3 691 (16.13%) GCP
4 560 (13.07%) Serverless
5 554 (12.93%) GitHub
6 351 (8.19%) SaaS
7 302 (7.05%) AWS Lambda
8 281 (6.56%) Amazon S3
9 241 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
10 221 (5.16%) Amazon ECS
11 203 (4.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 188 (4.39%) Amazon SQS
13 159 (3.71%) Heroku
14 139 (3.24%) Amazon EKS
15 121 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
16 111 (2.59%) Datadog
17 96 (2.24%) OpenShift
18 91 (2.12%) PaaS
19 86 (2.01%) Slack
20 78 (1.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 213 (4.97%) HTTP
2 64 (1.49%) DNS
3 59 (1.38%) Firewall
4 55 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 46 (1.07%) Internet
6 32 (0.75%) Calico
6 32 (0.75%) SSL
7 31 (0.72%) SMTP
8 26 (0.61%) VPN
9 18 (0.42%) FTP
10 17 (0.40%) VLAN
11 16 (0.37%) IPv4
11 16 (0.37%) SSH
12 15 (0.35%) LAN
13 14 (0.33%) WAN
14 13 (0.30%) RIP
15 12 (0.28%) DHCP
16 9 (0.21%) AMQP
16 9 (0.21%) Broadband
17 8 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,015 (23.69%) MySQL
2 918 (21.43%) Redis
3 841 (19.63%) Relational Database
4 744 (17.37%) NoSQL
5 715 (16.69%) MongoDB
6 629 (14.68%) SQL Server
7 496 (11.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 311 (7.26%) Big Data
9 278 (6.49%) MariaDB
10 251 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
11 237 (5.53%) RDBMS
12 193 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 174 (4.06%) HBase
14 163 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 156 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
16 128 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
17 90 (2.10%) Hadoop
18 84 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
19 83 (1.94%) GIS
20 79 (1.84%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,200 (28.01%) Git (software)
2 807 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 332 (7.75%) Cypress.io
4 322 (7.52%) Gradle
5 283 (6.61%) JUnit
6 244 (5.70%) Cucumber
7 243 (5.67%) JIRA
8 236 (5.51%) GitLab
9 235 (5.49%) Mockito
10 221 (5.16%) IntelliJ
11 214 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 209 (4.88%) Eclipse
13 200 (4.67%) Protractor
14 188 (4.39%) CircleCI
15 170 (3.97%) Storybook
16 166 (3.87%) SonarQube
17 158 (3.69%) Maven
18 142 (3.31%) webpack
19 128 (2.99%) Artifactory
20 119 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 1,108 (25.86%) Finance
2 688 (16.06%) Social Skills
3 568 (13.26%) Banking
4 288 (6.72%) Law
5 269 (6.28%) Games
6 261 (6.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 248 (5.79%) Retail
8 189 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (4.39%) Marketing
10 129 (3.01%) Telecoms
11 122 (2.85%) Public Sector
12 69 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 69 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
13 57 (1.33%) Legal
14 48 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
15 47 (1.10%) Publishing
16 42 (0.98%) Investment Banking
16 42 (0.98%) Local Government
17 40 (0.93%) Advertising
18 38 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,497 (34.94%) Developer
2 1,027 (23.97%) Software Engineer
3 364 (8.50%) Java Developer
4 339 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 326 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 285 (6.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 251 (5.86%) Python Engineer
8 214 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 211 (4.93%) Python Developer
10 184 (4.30%) Backend Developer
11 172 (4.01%) Java Engineer
12 167 (3.90%) Data Engineer
13 145 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 135 (3.15%) Principal Engineer
15 124 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
16 122 (2.85%) Python Software Engineer
17 120 (2.80%) Architect
18 113 (2.64%) Lead Developer
19 112 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 106 (2.47%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,469 (34.29%) React
2 1,364 (31.84%) Node.js
3 784 (18.30%) CSS
4 778 (18.16%) Kafka
5 720 (16.81%) AngularJS
6 695 (16.22%) Spring
7 686 (16.01%) REST
8 609 (14.22%) RESTful
9 584 (13.63%) Web Services
10 573 (13.38%) GraphQL
11 472 (11.02%) HTML
12 471 (10.99%) Redux
13 466 (10.88%) Django
14 452 (10.55%) RabbitMQ
15 404 (9.43%) .NET
16 340 (7.94%) Express
17 323 (7.54%) React Native
18 292 (6.82%) Spring Boot
19 276 (6.44%) Vue.js
20 268 (6.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 469 (10.95%) User Experience
2 280 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
3 204 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 172 (4.01%) Mobile App
5 144 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 139 (3.24%) Cloud Native
7 129 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 127 (2.96%) Data Structures
9 102 (2.38%) Blog
10 91 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 70 (1.63%) NHS
12 65 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 64 (1.49%) BBC
14 62 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
15 60 (1.40%) Pricing Data
16 57 (1.33%) Clustering
17 53 (1.24%) Digital Media
18 42 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
19 40 (0.93%) Derivative
19 40 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 789 (18.42%) Linux
2 378 (8.82%) Unix
3 202 (4.72%) Windows
4 130 (3.03%) Android
5 128 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 121 (2.82%) Ubuntu
7 72 (1.68%) CentOS
8 52 (1.21%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.40%) Debian
11 8 (0.19%) Fedora
11 8 (0.19%) Solaris
12 4 (0.093%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.093%) VMS
13 3 (0.070%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.047%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.023%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,813 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,624 (37.91%) Software Engineering
3 1,423 (33.22%) Microservices
4 1,337 (31.21%) DevOps
5 853 (19.91%) Full Stack Development
6 823 (19.21%) TDD
7 608 (14.19%) Test Automation
8 560 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
9 551 (12.86%) Computer Science
10 545 (12.72%) Fintech
11 518 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
12 477 (11.13%) Scrum
13 459 (10.71%) Analytics
14 457 (10.67%) Mentoring
15 440 (10.27%) Open Source
16 414 (9.66%) Clean Code
17 401 (9.36%) OO
18 337 (7.87%) Machine Learning
19 332 (7.75%) Event-Driven
20 331 (7.73%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,817 (42.41%) Python
2 1,544 (36.04%) Java
3 1,522 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 1,417 (33.08%) SQL
5 1,034 (24.14%) TypeScript
6 586 (13.68%) C#
7 533 (12.44%) Go
8 449 (10.48%) Ruby
9 294 (6.86%) Bash Shell
10 265 (6.19%) Groovy
11 248 (5.79%) PHP
12 245 (5.72%) C++
13 243 (5.67%) Scala
14 240 (5.60%) Shell Script
15 190 (4.44%) C
16 188 (4.39%) ES6
17 182 (4.25%) PowerShell
18 166 (3.87%) Kotlin
19 123 (2.87%) Java 8
20 89 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 610 (14.24%) Degree
2 198 (4.62%) OCP
2 198 (4.62%) Oracle Certification
3 184 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 152 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.49%) Master's Degree
7 30 (0.70%) PhD
8 29 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.093%) CITP
13 4 (0.093%) SAS Certification
14 3 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (6.86%) QA
2 45 (1.05%) GDPR
3 40 (0.93%) PSD2
4 39 (0.91%) SLA
5 38 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.68%) Accessibility
7 24 (0.56%) EMIR
7 24 (0.56%) MiFID
8 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.093%) GxP
11 3 (0.070%) GRC
11 3 (0.070%) IEC 62304
11 3 (0.070%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.070%) NIST
11 3 (0.070%) SOC 1
11 3 (0.070%) SOC 2
11 3 (0.070%) WCAG
12 1 (0.023%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,676 (39.12%) Docker
2 168 (3.92%) HDFS
3 158 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 27 (0.63%) Postfix
7 24 (0.56%) iptables
8 16 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.30%) vSphere
10 11 (0.26%) NFS
11 10 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.16%) Varnish
14 6 (0.14%) Samba
14 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.093%) LXC
17 3 (0.070%) Firmware
17 3 (0.070%) OpenAM
17 3 (0.070%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 1,431 (33.40%) Kubernetes
2 764 (17.83%) Terraform
3 578 (13.49%) Ansible
4 271 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 207 (4.83%) Puppet
6 204 (4.76%) Prometheus
7 168 (3.92%) Grafana
8 84 (1.96%) Istio
9 76 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
10 50 (1.17%) Kibana
11 25 (0.58%) HAProxy
12 20 (0.47%) linkerd
13 13 (0.30%) Icinga
14 12 (0.28%) Bugsnag
14 12 (0.28%) Kustomize
15 11 (0.26%) Opsgenie
15 11 (0.26%) SCCM
16 10 (0.23%) Nagios
17 9 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 555 (12.96%) Oracle
2 362 (8.45%) Google
3 244 (5.70%) VMware
4 168 (3.92%) Okta
5 162 (3.78%) Microsoft
6 107 (2.50%) Sybase
7 88 (2.05%) New Relic
8 70 (1.63%) SaltStack
9 57 (1.33%) SAP
10 56 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 50 (1.17%) Facebook
12 48 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 48 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 46 (1.07%) Databricks
14 38 (0.89%) YouTube
15 37 (0.86%) Yahoo!
16 35 (0.82%) Splunk
17 34 (0.79%) Instagram
17 34 (0.79%) Spotify
18 28 (0.65%) IBM