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

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 191 254
Rank change year-on-year +30 +63 +30
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,827 3,013 2,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 1.84% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.70% 6.25% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,429 2,564 1,941
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £78,750
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 36,723 48,213 53,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.99% 29.49% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30,142 39,348 43,650
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 October 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 October 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 +37 2,666 £60,000 - 534
London +40 1,414 £72,500 +7.41% 292
UK excluding London +21 1,356 £50,000 - 271
South East +34 544 £50,000 -9.09% 83
North of England +24 312 £47,500 +5.56% 62
North West +17 167 £52,500 +16.67% 35
East of England +76 153 £52,500 -12.50% 41
South West -24 119 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Midlands -2 118 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Yorkshire +20 115 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Scotland -43 87 £47,500 -5.00% 21
East Midlands +40 59 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Midlands -28 58 £46,750 -6.50% 12
North East +23 30 £42,500 -22.73% 10
Wales +7 30 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Northern Ireland -12 2 £35,500 +18.33% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,187 (41.99%) Python
2 1,155 (40.86%) SQL
3 1,131 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
4 1,098 (38.84%) AWS
5 1,073 (37.96%) Java
6 919 (32.51%) JavaScript
7 858 (30.35%) Docker
8 811 (28.69%) MySQL
9 748 (26.46%) Linux
10 718 (25.40%) SQL Server
11 655 (23.17%) Git (software)
12 606 (21.44%) Software Engineering
13 570 (20.16%) Microservices
14 497 (17.58%) Oracle
15 492 (17.40%) DevOps
16 479 (16.94%) Finance
17 462 (16.34%) Spring
18 459 (16.24%) MongoDB
19 452 (15.99%) Relational Database
20 444 (15.71%) React
21 422 (14.93%) Azure
22 421 (14.89%) C#
23 415 (14.68%) NoSQL
24 414 (14.64%) Jenkins
25 393 (13.90%) Kubernetes
26 390 (13.80%) TDD
27 384 (13.58%) Node.js
28 369 (13.05%) GCP
29 364 (12.88%) Web Services
30 363 (12.84%) 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
1 249 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
2 188 (6.65%) Apache Spark
3 171 (6.05%) Apache
4 168 (5.94%) Confluence
5 148 (5.24%) Tomcat
6 137 (4.85%) nginx
7 68 (2.41%) JBoss
8 43 (1.52%) IIS
8 43 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 42 (1.49%) GeoServer
10 39 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
11 31 (1.10%) WordPress
12 30 (1.06%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.03%) ArcGIS
13 29 (1.03%) Luigi
13 29 (1.03%) SAS
14 28 (0.99%) CMS
15 24 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
16 23 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 33 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.18%) Maya
6 4 (0.14%) SPSS
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.071%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (1.27%) FINCAD Analytics
2 11 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.21%) Magento
4 6 (0.21%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.071%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.071%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.071%) Odoo
7 2 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.035%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,098 (38.84%) AWS
2 422 (14.93%) Azure
3 369 (13.05%) GCP
4 168 (5.94%) SaaS
5 129 (4.56%) Serverless
6 112 (3.96%) GitHub
7 92 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
8 87 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 84 (2.97%) Amazon S3
10 78 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
11 64 (2.26%) Power Platform
12 61 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
13 52 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
14 49 (1.73%) Heroku
15 47 (1.66%) PaaS
16 38 (1.34%) IaaS
17 34 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
17 34 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
18 33 (1.17%) Datadog
19 31 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.04%) HTTP
2 76 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 64 (2.26%) Internet
4 54 (1.91%) DNS
5 53 (1.87%) Firewall
6 34 (1.20%) VPN
7 21 (0.74%) SSL
8 20 (0.71%) SMTP
9 18 (0.64%) SAN
9 18 (0.64%) SSH
10 17 (0.60%) FTP
11 13 (0.46%) Network Security
12 12 (0.42%) MQTT
13 11 (0.39%) DHCP
14 10 (0.35%) Broadband
14 10 (0.35%) NAS
15 9 (0.32%) DSL
15 9 (0.32%) VLAN
16 8 (0.28%) AMQP
16 8 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (28.69%) MySQL
2 718 (25.40%) SQL Server
3 459 (16.24%) MongoDB
4 452 (15.99%) Relational Database
5 415 (14.68%) NoSQL
6 277 (9.80%) Redis
7 218 (7.71%) RDBMS
8 210 (7.43%) Big Data
9 167 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
10 159 (5.62%) Hadoop
11 126 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 123 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 119 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 112 (3.96%) Amazon Aurora
15 90 (3.18%) Apache Hive
16 89 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 85 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
18 84 (2.97%) Neo4j
19 80 (2.83%) GIS
20 77 (2.72%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 655 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 414 (14.64%) Jenkins
3 254 (8.98%) JIRA
4 201 (7.11%) Maven
5 140 (4.95%) Selenium
6 109 (3.86%) Bitbucket
7 102 (3.61%) JUnit
8 100 (3.54%) Cucumber
9 94 (3.33%) webpack
10 77 (2.72%) Subversion
11 69 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 68 (2.41%) GitLab
13 61 (2.16%) Babel
14 60 (2.12%) Vagrant
15 48 (1.70%) Gradle
16 45 (1.59%) JMeter
16 45 (1.59%) Mockito
16 45 (1.59%) TeamCity
17 43 (1.52%) RSpec
18 37 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 479 (16.94%) Finance
2 171 (6.05%) Banking
3 169 (5.98%) Retail
4 92 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 90 (3.18%) Marketing
6 63 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 59 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 58 (2.05%) Front Office
9 53 (1.87%) Games
10 40 (1.41%) Publishing
11 37 (1.31%) Legal
12 32 (1.13%) Advertising
12 32 (1.13%) Electronics
13 31 (1.10%) Law
14 19 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.53%) Automotive
16 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.39%) Local Government
18 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,482 (52.42%) Developer
2 379 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 320 (11.32%) Senior Developer
3 320 (11.32%) Software Engineer
4 308 (10.89%) Python Developer
5 201 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 151 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 140 (4.95%) DBA
8 139 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 136 (4.81%) .NET Developer
10 135 (4.78%) Java Engineer
10 135 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 131 (4.63%) Data Engineer
12 127 (4.49%) C# Developer
13 116 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 100 (3.54%) Junior
15 97 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
16 94 (3.33%) PHP Developer
17 89 (3.15%) Analyst
17 89 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (16.34%) Spring
2 444 (15.71%) React
3 384 (13.58%) Node.js
4 364 (12.88%) Web Services
5 350 (12.38%) CSS
6 347 (12.27%) HTML
7 331 (11.71%) .NET
8 309 (10.93%) REST
9 296 (10.47%) Django
10 284 (10.05%) AngularJS
11 247 (8.74%) RESTful
12 237 (8.38%) Kafka
13 205 (7.25%) JSON
13 205 (7.25%) Spring Boot
14 196 (6.93%) J2EE
15 166 (5.87%) Hibernate
16 154 (5.45%) jQuery
17 148 (5.24%) XML
18 138 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
19 122 (4.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 167 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (3.68%) User Experience
3 99 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.08%) Algorithms
4 87 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 78 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 56 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 53 (1.87%) Clustering
8 53 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (1.84%) Derivative
10 47 (1.66%) Replication
11 46 (1.63%) Fixed Income
11 46 (1.63%) Pricing Data
12 45 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 40 (1.41%) Equities
14 37 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
15 36 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 748 (26.46%) Linux
2 229 (8.10%) Windows
3 164 (5.80%) Unix
4 90 (3.18%) CentOS
5 76 (2.69%) Android
6 67 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 67 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 62 (2.19%) Ubuntu
8 60 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.53%) Debian
12 12 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.28%) Fedora
14 8 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.21%) VME
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,131 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (21.44%) Software Engineering
3 570 (20.16%) Microservices
4 492 (17.40%) DevOps
5 390 (13.80%) TDD
6 363 (12.84%) Scrum
7 352 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
8 337 (11.92%) Analytics
9 330 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
10 283 (10.01%) Computer Science
11 249 (8.81%) Open Source
12 243 (8.60%) ETL
13 236 (8.35%) Mentoring
14 232 (8.21%) Data Science
15 230 (8.14%) Fintech
16 216 (7.64%) Machine Learning
16 216 (7.64%) Test Automation
17 204 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
18 196 (6.93%) OO
19 194 (6.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,187 (41.99%) Python
2 1,155 (40.86%) SQL
3 1,073 (37.96%) Java
4 919 (32.51%) JavaScript
5 421 (14.89%) C#
6 224 (7.92%) Bash Shell
6 224 (7.92%) PHP
7 191 (6.76%) Go
8 186 (6.58%) Ruby
9 163 (5.77%) C++
10 142 (5.02%) Scala
11 135 (4.78%) Java 8
12 134 (4.74%) PowerShell
13 113 (4.00%) TypeScript
14 108 (3.82%) C
15 99 (3.50%) ES6
16 75 (2.65%) T-SQL
17 73 (2.58%) Perl
18 65 (2.30%) ES7
18 65 (2.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 352 (12.45%) Degree
2 150 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 120 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 79 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.53%) OCP
6 15 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.46%) PhD
8 8 (0.28%) OCA
9 7 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.21%) CCNA
10 6 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.18%) HND
11 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.14%) MCSE
12 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.15%) QA
2 31 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 26 (0.92%) SLA
4 19 (0.67%) GDPR
5 13 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.071%) PSD2
9 1 (0.035%) HL7
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 858 (30.35%) Docker
2 65 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.13%) Varnish
4 31 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.78%) Firmware
6 21 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.71%) HDFS
7 20 (0.71%) KVM
8 18 (0.64%) vSphere
9 17 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 16 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.39%) XenApp
12 9 (0.32%) iptables
12 9 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.32%) Xen
13 8 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.21%) GridGain
16 5 (0.18%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 393 (13.90%) Kubernetes
2 289 (10.22%) Ansible
3 226 (7.99%) Terraform
4 143 (5.06%) Puppet
5 135 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (2.87%) Mesos
7 74 (2.62%) Marathon
8 53 (1.87%) Prometheus
9 47 (1.66%) Grafana
10 33 (1.17%) Kibana
11 31 (1.10%) HAProxy
12 27 (0.96%) logstash
13 26 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
14 25 (0.88%) Packer
15 23 (0.81%) Data Guard
16 21 (0.74%) Icinga
16 21 (0.74%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.60%) Nagios
18 15 (0.53%) Foglight
18 15 (0.53%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 497 (17.58%) Oracle
2 314 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 206 (7.29%) Google
4 105 (3.71%) VMware
5 87 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 72 (2.55%) Tableau
7 67 (2.37%) IBM
8 59 (2.09%) Talend
9 51 (1.80%) SAP
10 47 (1.66%) Sybase
11 46 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 34 (1.20%) Bloomberg
13 28 (0.99%) Informatica
14 26 (0.92%) ESRI
15 24 (0.85%) Cognos
15 24 (0.85%) Splunk
16 23 (0.81%) Hortonworks
17 22 (0.78%) Zend
18 19 (0.67%) Dataiku
19 18 (0.64%) Logi