Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 170 197
Rank change year-on-year +34 +27 +73
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,201 2,895 3,046
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.06% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.59% 7.62% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 2,666 2,748
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,175
90th Percentile £116,250 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 13,980 37,977 49,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.27% 27.07% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,634 31,012 40,611
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +35 1,108 £65,000 +8.33% 323
London +33 658 £75,000 +3.45% 147
UK excluding London +27 512 £52,500 +5.00% 206
Work from Home +15 205 £61,250 +2.08% 74
South East -9 141 £50,000 - 44
North of England +48 127 £52,500 +16.67% 64
North West +51 71 £52,500 +2.94% 40
South West +81 64 £50,000 - 29
East of England +56 59 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Midlands +62 51 £48,500 +7.78% 24
Yorkshire +85 46 £52,500 +16.67% 19
Wales +57 35 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Scotland +33 30 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands +59 28 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Midlands +67 23 £52,500 +10.53% 15
North East +7 10 £51,250 +17.14% 5
Northern Ireland +26 6 £40,000 +12.68% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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.

1 635 (52.87%) Python
2 572 (47.63%) SQL
3 528 (43.96%) Java
4 504 (41.97%) AWS
5 437 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
6 416 (34.64%) Docker
7 392 (32.64%) JavaScript
8 390 (32.47%) DevOps
9 369 (30.72%) Kubernetes
10 366 (30.47%) MySQL
11 351 (29.23%) SQL Server
12 333 (27.73%) Microservices
13 318 (26.48%) Azure
14 306 (25.48%) Software Engineering
15 295 (24.56%) Linux
16 287 (23.90%) Finance
17 263 (21.90%) Web Services
18 260 (21.65%) Git (software)
18 260 (21.65%) Jenkins
19 245 (20.40%) GCP
20 244 (20.32%) MongoDB
21 212 (17.65%) Google
22 194 (16.15%) Oracle
23 192 (15.99%) TDD
24 188 (15.65%) Mentoring
25 185 (15.40%) Spring
26 184 (15.32%) Apache
27 178 (14.82%) CSS
28 175 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
28 175 (14.57%) Node.js

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
1 184 (15.32%) Apache
2 150 (12.49%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (7.99%) Apache Spark
4 66 (5.50%) Confluence
5 42 (3.50%) nginx
6 41 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
8 19 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.17%) Luigi
10 12 (1.00%) WordPress
11 9 (0.75%) Tornado
11 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.42%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.42%) SilverStripe
13 4 (0.33%) CMS
14 3 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.25%) WildFly
15 2 (0.17%) JBoss
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Figma
2 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (2.08%) FINCAD Analytics
2 10 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.33%) Eikon
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 504 (41.97%) AWS
2 318 (26.48%) Azure
3 245 (20.40%) GCP
4 167 (13.91%) Serverless
5 147 (12.24%) AWS Lambda
6 132 (10.99%) Amazon ECS
7 105 (8.74%) GitHub
8 95 (7.91%) Amazon EC2
9 76 (6.33%) Apigee
10 61 (5.08%) SaaS
11 51 (4.25%) Amazon S3
12 46 (3.83%) Stackdriver
13 36 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 24 (2.00%) OpenShift
15 24 (2.00%) Power Platform
16 21 (1.75%) PaaS
17 19 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
18 16 (1.33%) Heroku
19 15 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.75%) HTTP
2 26 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.92%) DNS
4 19 (1.58%) Firewall
5 18 (1.50%) VPN
6 10 (0.83%) FTP
6 10 (0.83%) SMTP
7 9 (0.75%) IMAP
7 9 (0.75%) Skype
8 8 (0.67%) AMQP
9 7 (0.58%) 5G
9 7 (0.58%) IPv4
9 7 (0.58%) IPv6
9 7 (0.58%) SAN
10 5 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
10 5 (0.42%) NAS
11 4 (0.33%) DHCP
11 4 (0.33%) Internet
11 4 (0.33%) VLAN
12 3 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (30.47%) MySQL
2 351 (29.23%) SQL Server
3 244 (20.32%) MongoDB
4 169 (14.07%) NoSQL
5 148 (12.32%) Amazon Redshift
6 143 (11.91%) Relational Database
7 118 (9.83%) Redis
8 101 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
9 90 (7.49%) Big Data
10 74 (6.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 66 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
12 59 (4.91%) Hadoop
13 45 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (2.66%) RDBMS
15 29 (2.41%) Oracle Database
16 28 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
17 27 (2.25%) MariaDB
18 24 (2.00%) Neo4j
18 24 (2.00%) Power BI
19 23 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 260 (21.65%) Git (software)
1 260 (21.65%) Jenkins
2 107 (8.91%) GitLab
2 107 (8.91%) JIRA
3 90 (7.49%) Artifactory
4 71 (5.91%) Maven
5 60 (5.00%) Gradle
6 53 (4.41%) JUnit
7 43 (3.58%) Mockito
8 42 (3.50%) SonarQube
9 37 (3.08%) DbUnit
9 37 (3.08%) jMock
9 37 (3.08%) Selenium
10 29 (2.41%) Subversion
11 24 (2.00%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.83%) Mercurial
13 17 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.42%) CircleCI
14 16 (1.33%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.33%) RSpec
General
1 287 (23.90%) Finance
2 156 (12.99%) Banking
3 110 (9.16%) Public Sector
4 70 (5.83%) Back Office
5 44 (3.66%) Marketing
6 33 (2.75%) Front Office
7 29 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.75%) Retail
10 20 (1.67%) Games
11 19 (1.58%) Electronics
12 18 (1.50%) Law
13 7 (0.58%) Advertising
14 6 (0.50%) Legal
15 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.33%) German Language
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) Military
17 1 (0.083%) Local Government
17 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 565 (47.04%) Developer
2 133 (11.07%) Java Developer
3 130 (10.82%) Senior Developer
4 128 (10.66%) Python Developer
5 123 (10.24%) Software Engineer
6 80 (6.66%) Architect
7 79 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 67 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 64 (5.33%) Python Engineer
10 62 (5.16%) Data Engineer
11 61 (5.08%) Data Architect
12 59 (4.91%) Java Architect
12 59 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
13 56 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
13 56 (4.66%) Finance Manager
14 55 (4.58%) AWS Architect
14 55 (4.58%) Java Solutions Architect
15 53 (4.41%) DBA
16 52 (4.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 50 (4.16%) AWS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (21.90%) Web Services
2 185 (15.40%) Spring
3 178 (14.82%) CSS
4 175 (14.57%) Node.js
5 172 (14.32%) REST
6 171 (14.24%) HTML
7 165 (13.74%) RESTful
8 145 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
9 121 (10.07%) React
10 117 (9.74%) AngularJS
11 115 (9.58%) Django
12 113 (9.41%) gRPC
13 106 (8.83%) .NET
14 102 (8.49%) Kafka
15 84 (6.99%) Swagger
16 76 (6.33%) OAuth
16 76 (6.33%) Spring Boot
17 73 (6.08%) Flask
18 71 (5.91%) J2EE
19 65 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.32%) Hedge funds
2 73 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.16%) User Experience
5 36 (3.00%) Derivative
5 36 (3.00%) Replication
6 35 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 32 (2.66%) Cloud Native
8 30 (2.50%) Clustering
9 27 (2.25%) Fixed Income
10 26 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 24 (2.00%) Public Cloud
12 23 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.83%) Equities
13 22 (1.83%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.50%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.50%) iPhone
15 17 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
16 16 (1.33%) PKI
17 15 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 295 (24.56%) Linux
2 86 (7.16%) Windows
3 57 (4.75%) CentOS
4 48 (4.00%) Unix
5 29 (2.41%) Ubuntu
6 26 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 25 (2.08%) Android
8 24 (2.00%) Debian
9 12 (1.00%) Fedora
9 12 (1.00%) VMS
10 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.67%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.42%) SUSE
14 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (32.47%) DevOps
3 333 (27.73%) Microservices
4 306 (25.48%) Software Engineering
5 192 (15.99%) TDD
6 188 (15.65%) Mentoring
7 175 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (11.74%) Asset Management
9 139 (11.57%) Investment Management
10 122 (10.16%) Scrum
11 107 (8.91%) OO
12 103 (8.58%) Analytics
12 103 (8.58%) Computer Science
12 103 (8.58%) Open Source
13 92 (7.66%) BDD
14 87 (7.24%) Data Science
15 84 (6.99%) Test Automation
16 79 (6.58%) Machine Learning
16 79 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
17 78 (6.49%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 635 (52.87%) Python
2 572 (47.63%) SQL
3 528 (43.96%) Java
4 392 (32.64%) JavaScript
5 154 (12.82%) C#
6 107 (8.91%) C++
7 96 (7.99%) TypeScript
8 94 (7.83%) PHP
9 85 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 85 (7.08%) Ruby
10 77 (6.41%) Scala
11 64 (5.33%) PowerShell
12 58 (4.83%) Go
13 47 (3.91%) Kotlin
14 46 (3.83%) Java 8
15 33 (2.75%) Perl
16 28 (2.33%) C
17 26 (2.16%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.58%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.16%) Degree
3 105 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.16%) Sun Certification
5 47 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.25%) PhD
7 11 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) CCNA
10 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.17%) MCSA
10 2 (0.17%) MCSE
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.083%) OCP
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.75%) QA
2 16 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) GDPR
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) NIST
7 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.083%) NCSC
System Software
1 416 (34.64%) Docker
2 50 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.16%) vSphere
5 12 (1.00%) Postfix
6 11 (0.92%) GlusterFS
7 9 (0.75%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.58%) Firmware
9 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.50%) Varnish
10 5 (0.42%) Gluster
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.33%) LXC
12 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.25%) NFS
12 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.17%) Samba
13 2 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 369 (30.72%) Kubernetes
2 161 (13.41%) Terraform
3 121 (10.07%) Ansible
4 65 (5.41%) Grafana
5 40 (3.33%) Puppet
6 30 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.25%) Nagios
9 12 (1.00%) Graylog
10 11 (0.92%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 11 (0.92%) Rancher
11 9 (0.75%) Icinga
11 9 (0.75%) SCCM
12 8 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.67%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.67%) Istio
13 6 (0.50%) Opsgenie
13 6 (0.50%) Salt
14 5 (0.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 212 (17.65%) Google
2 194 (16.15%) Oracle
3 82 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 66 (5.50%) VMware
5 59 (4.91%) ServiceNow
6 58 (4.83%) Splunk
7 33 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 30 (2.50%) Bloomberg
9 26 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.42%) SAP
12 14 (1.17%) NetIQ
12 14 (1.17%) Sybase
13 12 (1.00%) New Relic
14 8 (0.67%) Databricks
14 8 (0.67%) IBM
15 7 (0.58%) Ariba
15 7 (0.58%) Talend
16 6 (0.50%) AppDynamics
16 6 (0.50%) Remedy