Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 119 163
Rank change year-on-year +32 +44 +7
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 4,535 1,753 2,722
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.54% 2.77% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.24% 10.08% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,943 1,579 2,359
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £62,203
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.48% +3.67%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.45% +1.50%

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 34,258 17,398 34,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.75% 27.49% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21,399 14,716 28,224
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +23 3,803 £65,000 - 454
London +25 2,423 £75,000 - 227
UK excluding London -6 1,534 £57,500 +9.52% 263
Work from Home +7 1,081 £67,500 +12.50% 100
South East +31 476 £60,000 +9.09% 59
North of England -32 363 £60,000 +14.29% 61
South West +3 218 £50,000 - 17
North West +5 215 £60,000 +14.29% 31
Scotland +11 150 £55,000 -12.00% 27
Midlands -51 135 £52,500 +5.00% 55
Yorkshire -60 129 £60,000 +14.29% 19
East of England -47 125 £61,000 +1.67% 34
West Midlands -38 103 £52,500 -4.55% 33
Wales -15 69 £65,000 +36.84% 8
East Midlands -66 30 £50,000 +25.00% 22
North East -15 19 £45,000 -7.69% 11
Northern Ireland -38 6 £40,000 -11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 2,313 (51.00%) AWS
2 2,110 (46.53%) Python
3 2,008 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
4 1,728 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 1,604 (35.37%) JavaScript
6 1,598 (35.24%) React
7 1,568 (34.58%) Docker
8 1,556 (34.31%) SQL
9 1,495 (32.97%) Java
10 1,359 (29.97%) DevOps
11 1,285 (28.34%) Kubernetes
12 1,224 (26.99%) MySQL
13 1,218 (26.86%) CI/CD
14 1,163 (25.64%) Node.js
15 1,118 (24.65%) Microservices
16 1,111 (24.50%) Azure
17 1,062 (23.42%) TypeScript
18 1,049 (23.13%) Full Stack Development
19 1,032 (22.76%) Git (software)
20 956 (21.08%) Finance
21 919 (20.26%) Redis
22 917 (20.22%) Linux
23 837 (18.46%) Social Skills
24 798 (17.60%) CSS
25 778 (17.16%) Relational Database
26 758 (16.71%) NoSQL
27 755 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
28 746 (16.45%) REST
29 723 (15.94%) Jenkins
30 702 (15.48%) Kafka

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
1 394 (8.69%) Elasticsearch
2 247 (5.45%) Apache
3 245 (5.40%) Apache Spark
4 148 (3.26%) Confluence
5 138 (3.04%) GeoServer
6 103 (2.27%) nginx
7 101 (2.23%) SAS
8 95 (2.09%) Apache Airflow
9 92 (2.03%) Apache Solr
10 64 (1.41%) GemFire
11 54 (1.19%) CMS
12 39 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 34 (0.75%) Luigi
14 30 (0.66%) Jupyter
15 29 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 28 (0.62%) WordPress
17 24 (0.53%) Apache Pulsar
17 24 (0.53%) WebLogic
18 22 (0.49%) Ethereum
19 20 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 31 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.11%) GIMP
5 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.088%) Sketch
7 3 (0.066%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.044%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.044%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.75%) Shopify
2 32 (0.71%) Magento
3 13 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 13 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.22%) R3 Corda
5 9 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.11%) Unica
8 3 (0.066%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.044%) Line 50
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.022%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2,313 (51.00%) AWS
2 1,111 (24.50%) Azure
3 675 (14.88%) GCP
4 596 (13.14%) Serverless
5 537 (11.84%) GitHub
6 364 (8.03%) Amazon S3
7 291 (6.42%) AWS Lambda
8 238 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
8 238 (5.25%) SaaS
9 221 (4.87%) Heroku
10 193 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
11 192 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
12 187 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
13 161 (3.55%) Power Platform
14 134 (2.95%) OpenShift
15 125 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
16 116 (2.56%) Slack
17 106 (2.34%) PaaS
18 99 (2.18%) GitHub Actions
19 91 (2.01%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 285 (6.28%) HTTP
2 106 (2.34%) DNS
3 88 (1.94%) Internet
3 88 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.43%) VPN
5 64 (1.41%) LAN
6 60 (1.32%) AMQP
7 58 (1.28%) WAN
8 35 (0.77%) Firewall
9 31 (0.68%) SSL
10 28 (0.62%) MQTT
11 22 (0.49%) BGP
11 22 (0.49%) OSPF
11 22 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (0.35%) Calico
13 15 (0.33%) Broadband
13 15 (0.33%) DHCP
13 15 (0.33%) VLAN
14 14 (0.31%) Network Security
14 14 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,224 (26.99%) MySQL
2 919 (20.26%) Redis
3 778 (17.16%) Relational Database
4 758 (16.71%) NoSQL
5 609 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 572 (12.61%) MongoDB
7 456 (10.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 367 (8.09%) Amazon RDS
9 310 (6.84%) Big Data
10 267 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
11 240 (5.29%) Hadoop
12 206 (4.54%) Amazon Aurora
13 203 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
14 188 (4.15%) GIS
15 178 (3.93%) RDBMS
16 163 (3.59%) Tableau
17 157 (3.46%) MariaDB
18 154 (3.40%) Power BI
19 144 (3.18%) QGIS
20 132 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,032 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 723 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 271 (5.98%) JIRA
4 245 (5.40%) CircleCI
5 220 (4.85%) GitLab
6 188 (4.15%) Cypress.io
7 169 (3.73%) Gradle
8 159 (3.51%) Selenium
9 140 (3.09%) JUnit
10 137 (3.02%) Cucumber
11 118 (2.60%) Maven
12 108 (2.38%) webpack
13 88 (1.94%) SonarQube
14 86 (1.90%) Bitbucket
15 79 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
16 78 (1.72%) Protractor
17 77 (1.70%) Mockito
18 75 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 72 (1.59%) RSpec
20 68 (1.50%) Mocha
General
1 956 (21.08%) Finance
2 837 (18.46%) Social Skills
3 370 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 303 (6.68%) Retail
5 252 (5.56%) Banking
6 218 (4.81%) Marketing
7 197 (4.34%) Games
8 142 (3.13%) Public Sector
9 133 (2.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 126 (2.78%) Law
11 104 (2.29%) Automotive
12 82 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
13 66 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 59 (1.30%) Publishing
15 58 (1.28%) Manufacturing
16 57 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
17 55 (1.21%) Advertising
18 51 (1.12%) Financial Institution
19 43 (0.95%) Legal
20 37 (0.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,545 (34.07%) Developer
2 1,087 (23.97%) Software Engineer
3 404 (8.91%) Senior Developer
4 372 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 347 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 341 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 336 (7.41%) Data Engineer
8 238 (5.25%) Java Engineer
9 224 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 185 (4.08%) Python Developer
11 166 (3.66%) Analyst
12 147 (3.24%) Java Software Engineer
13 139 (3.07%) Backend Developer
14 129 (2.84%) Software Developer
15 126 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 125 (2.76%) React Developer
17 123 (2.71%) Geospatial Engineer
18 120 (2.65%) Lead Developer
19 119 (2.62%) Python Engineer
20 117 (2.58%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,598 (35.24%) React
2 1,163 (25.64%) Node.js
3 798 (17.60%) CSS
4 746 (16.45%) REST
5 702 (15.48%) Kafka
6 677 (14.93%) Spring
7 619 (13.65%) GraphQL
8 570 (12.57%) AngularJS
9 536 (11.82%) HTML
10 445 (9.81%) Django
11 371 (8.18%) Spring Boot
12 368 (8.11%) RESTful
13 355 (7.83%) .NET
14 346 (7.63%) RabbitMQ
15 343 (7.56%) React Native
16 338 (7.45%) Vue.js
17 286 (6.31%) Redux
18 269 (5.93%) Ruby on Rails
19 228 (5.03%) Express
20 208 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 578 (12.75%) User Experience
2 242 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 227 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
4 187 (4.12%) Virtual Team
5 172 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 161 (3.55%) Cloud Native
7 142 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 130 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 114 (2.51%) Algorithms
10 103 (2.27%) NHS
10 103 (2.27%) Social Media
11 101 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
12 90 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
13 85 (1.87%) Public Cloud
14 83 (1.83%) Blog
15 68 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
16 46 (1.01%) Video on Demand
17 35 (0.77%) Legacy Code
18 34 (0.75%) Client/Server
18 34 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 917 (20.22%) Linux
2 334 (7.36%) Unix
3 285 (6.28%) Windows
4 172 (3.79%) Ubuntu
5 165 (3.64%) Android
6 162 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 105 (2.32%) CentOS
8 51 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 51 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
9 50 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 45 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
11 44 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.62%) VMS
13 14 (0.31%) Alpine Linux
14 12 (0.26%) Debian
15 8 (0.18%) Fedora
15 8 (0.18%) Solaris
16 6 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.044%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,008 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,728 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 1,359 (29.97%) DevOps
4 1,218 (26.86%) CI/CD
5 1,118 (24.65%) Microservices
6 1,049 (23.13%) Full Stack Development
7 755 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
8 688 (15.17%) Test Automation
9 682 (15.04%) Computer Science
10 663 (14.62%) Scrum
11 659 (14.53%) TDD
12 632 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
13 540 (11.91%) Analytics
14 519 (11.44%) Mentoring
15 459 (10.12%) Data Science
16 429 (9.46%) Machine Learning
17 418 (9.22%) Data Modelling
18 372 (8.20%) Open Source
19 360 (7.94%) ETL
20 337 (7.43%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,110 (46.53%) Python
2 1,604 (35.37%) JavaScript
3 1,556 (34.31%) SQL
4 1,495 (32.97%) Java
5 1,062 (23.42%) TypeScript
6 543 (11.97%) C#
7 470 (10.36%) Ruby
8 439 (9.68%) Go
9 258 (5.69%) PHP
10 254 (5.60%) Bash
11 248 (5.47%) Shell Script
12 229 (5.05%) Kotlin
13 218 (4.81%) C++
14 187 (4.12%) C
15 174 (3.84%) Scala
16 172 (3.79%) ES6
17 120 (2.65%) PowerShell
18 115 (2.54%) Perl
19 110 (2.43%) R
20 109 (2.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 664 (14.64%) Degree
2 313 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 285 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 266 (5.87%) SC Cleared
5 96 (2.12%) Master's Degree
6 68 (1.50%) OCP
6 68 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
7 48 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 38 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 24 (0.53%) PhD
10 22 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (0.42%) MCSA
12 14 (0.31%) CCNA
12 14 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.31%) DBS Check
12 14 (0.31%) SAS Certification
13 13 (0.29%) JNCIA
14 11 (0.24%) HND
15 10 (0.22%) HNC
15 10 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (7.78%) QA
2 98 (2.16%) Accessibility
3 54 (1.19%) GDPR
4 38 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.60%) CDISC
5 27 (0.60%) HL7
6 23 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.51%) SLA
7 14 (0.31%) EMIR
7 14 (0.31%) MiFID
8 13 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 13 (0.29%) GxP
9 12 (0.26%) WCAG
10 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.11%) FATCA
12 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.088%) SEPA
13 4 (0.088%) TickIT
System Software
1 1,568 (34.58%) Docker
2 84 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 83 (1.83%) HDFS
4 81 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 37 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 26 (0.57%) Varnish
9 18 (0.40%) Postfix
10 16 (0.35%) Firmware
11 11 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 10 (0.22%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.15%) iptables
14 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.066%) NFS
15 3 (0.066%) vSphere
16 2 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.044%) Samba
17 1 (0.022%) Openswan
17 1 (0.022%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1,285 (28.34%) Kubernetes
2 617 (13.61%) Terraform
3 483 (10.65%) Ansible
4 202 (4.45%) Puppet
5 198 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
6 140 (3.09%) Prometheus
7 129 (2.84%) Grafana
8 61 (1.35%) Kibana
9 52 (1.15%) Cobbler
10 39 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
10 39 (0.86%) HAProxy
10 39 (0.86%) ZABBIX
11 34 (0.75%) Consul
12 24 (0.53%) Apache Brooklyn
12 24 (0.53%) Istio
12 24 (0.53%) logstash
12 24 (0.53%) Packer
13 23 (0.51%) Opsgenie
14 19 (0.42%) Pingdom
15 17 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 572 (12.61%) Oracle
2 468 (10.32%) Google
3 283 (6.24%) Microsoft
4 128 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 108 (2.38%) Databricks
5 108 (2.38%) VMware
6 92 (2.03%) Talend
7 78 (1.72%) SaltStack
8 73 (1.61%) Cisco
9 72 (1.59%) New Relic
10 56 (1.23%) Fortinet
10 56 (1.23%) Juniper
10 56 (1.23%) Twitter
11 53 (1.17%) Informatica
12 51 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 45 (0.99%) Apple
13 45 (0.99%) Okta
14 37 (0.82%) Alibaba
15 33 (0.73%) SAP
16 32 (0.71%) Alteryx