Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 169 200
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 +63
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,475 3,112 3,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.09% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 7.34% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 2,773 2,551
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 31,695 42,393 54,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.70% 28.40% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25,877 34,847 45,194
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +8 2,325 £62,500 +8.70% 368
London +41 1,345 £75,000 +15.38% 192
UK excluding London -21 1,110 £52,500 +5.00% 205
South East +41 423 £60,000 +14.29% 46
North of England -13 240 £47,500 -1.99% 46
Work from Home +2 229 £62,500 +8.70% 35
South West -35 137 £50,000 - 28
East of England -15 117 £56,000 -2.61% 27
North West -20 105 £42,500 -15.00% 29
Midlands -12 92 £55,000 +29.41% 28
Scotland -33 87 £45,000 - 16
Yorkshire -5 78 £60,000 +23.81% 14
West Midlands +31 58 £60,000 +45.45% 14
North East +35 57 £47,500 -1.99% 3
East Midlands -26 34 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Wales +10 30 £47,500 +31.94% 13
Northern Ireland +14 5 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1,121 (45.29%) Python
2 1,067 (43.11%) AWS
3 1,048 (42.34%) Java
4 1,025 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
5 983 (39.72%) SQL
6 963 (38.91%) JavaScript
7 777 (31.39%) Software Engineering
8 774 (31.27%) Docker
9 668 (26.99%) MySQL
10 580 (23.43%) Linux
11 546 (22.06%) Git (software)
12 525 (21.21%) Finance
13 510 (20.61%) SQL Server
14 484 (19.56%) Kubernetes
15 467 (18.87%) Microservices
16 466 (18.83%) Oracle
17 441 (17.82%) DevOps
18 435 (17.58%) Relational Database
19 428 (17.29%) C#
20 423 (17.09%) TDD
21 390 (15.76%) CSS
22 389 (15.72%) Azure
23 383 (15.47%) NoSQL
24 382 (15.43%) Analytics
25 372 (15.03%) HTML
26 367 (14.83%) Jenkins
27 356 (14.38%) Node.js
27 356 (14.38%) RESTful
28 353 (14.26%) REST
29 350 (14.14%) React

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
1 190 (7.68%) Apache Spark
2 180 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
3 98 (3.96%) Apache
4 94 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 86 (3.47%) Apache Airflow
6 72 (2.91%) nginx
7 57 (2.30%) Confluence
8 46 (1.86%) ArcGIS
9 43 (1.74%) IIS
9 43 (1.74%) Luigi
10 41 (1.66%) Oracle Spatial
11 28 (1.13%) GeoServer
12 27 (1.09%) JBoss
12 27 (1.09%) OpenStack
13 21 (0.85%) Drupal
14 20 (0.81%) SAS
15 15 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.57%) WildFly
17 13 (0.53%) Jupyter
17 13 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.16%) SPSS
5 2 (0.081%) Windchill
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.040%) Weka
Business Applications
1 109 (4.40%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.20%) Magento
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.081%) Eikon
7 2 (0.081%) Odoo
7 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.040%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.040%) Ripple
8 1 (0.040%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,067 (43.11%) AWS
2 389 (15.72%) Azure
3 263 (10.63%) GCP
4 165 (6.67%) SaaS
5 147 (5.94%) Amazon S3
6 143 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
7 109 (4.40%) Amazon SQS
8 86 (3.47%) Serverless
9 81 (3.27%) GitHub
10 72 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
11 57 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
12 52 (2.10%) OpenShift
13 50 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
14 48 (1.94%) Power Platform
15 37 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
17 34 (1.37%) Office 365
18 33 (1.33%) Heroku
19 30 (1.21%) PaaS
19 30 (1.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.62%) HTTP
3 36 (1.45%) Internet
4 34 (1.37%) Firewall
5 25 (1.01%) DNS
6 19 (0.77%) VPN
7 16 (0.65%) SSL
8 15 (0.61%) DHCP
9 13 (0.53%) SAN
10 9 (0.36%) ZigBee
11 8 (0.32%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.28%) NAS
13 6 (0.24%) SMTP
14 5 (0.20%) GPON
15 4 (0.16%) ATM
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (0.16%) LAN
15 4 (0.16%) Network Security
15 4 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 668 (26.99%) MySQL
2 510 (20.61%) SQL Server
3 435 (17.58%) Relational Database
4 383 (15.47%) NoSQL
5 333 (13.45%) MongoDB
6 274 (11.07%) Redis
7 213 (8.61%) Big Data
8 209 (8.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 170 (6.87%) RDBMS
10 164 (6.63%) Amazon RDS
11 157 (6.34%) Hadoop
12 138 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
13 130 (5.25%) Amazon Redshift
14 129 (5.21%) Amazon Athena
15 97 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 72 (2.91%) GIS
17 71 (2.87%) Neo4j
18 70 (2.83%) Amazon Aurora
19 60 (2.42%) BigQuery
20 58 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 546 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 367 (14.83%) Jenkins
3 195 (7.88%) Maven
4 143 (5.78%) JIRA
5 104 (4.20%) JUnit
6 66 (2.67%) Selenium
7 60 (2.42%) webpack
8 58 (2.34%) SonarQube
9 56 (2.26%) GitLab
10 53 (2.14%) Cucumber
11 50 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 48 (1.94%) Subversion
13 46 (1.86%) Mockito
14 43 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 42 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 41 (1.66%) Gradle
17 40 (1.62%) CircleCI
18 38 (1.54%) DbUnit
19 37 (1.49%) Bitbucket
19 37 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 525 (21.21%) Finance
2 231 (9.33%) Banking
3 152 (6.14%) Public Sector
4 121 (4.89%) Front Office
5 120 (4.85%) Marketing
6 75 (3.03%) Retail
7 36 (1.45%) Law
8 34 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.25%) Games
11 20 (0.81%) Legal
12 19 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.69%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.61%) Back Office
14 15 (0.61%) Electronics
15 14 (0.57%) Automotive
16 11 (0.44%) Advertising
17 8 (0.32%) Police
18 7 (0.28%) Publishing
19 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,099 (44.40%) Developer
2 338 (13.66%) Software Engineer
3 309 (12.48%) Java Developer
4 221 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 202 (8.16%) Python Developer
6 171 (6.91%) Data Engineer
7 147 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 147 (5.94%) Java Engineer
8 135 (5.45%) Python Engineer
9 133 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 113 (4.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 108 (4.36%) Junior
12 107 (4.32%) C# Developer
13 93 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
14 88 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 86 (3.47%) Software Developer
16 85 (3.43%) .NET Developer
16 85 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
17 80 (3.23%) PHP Developer
18 77 (3.11%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (15.76%) CSS
2 372 (15.03%) HTML
3 356 (14.38%) Node.js
3 356 (14.38%) RESTful
4 353 (14.26%) REST
5 350 (14.14%) React
6 343 (13.86%) Web Services
7 340 (13.74%) Spring
8 272 (10.99%) AngularJS
9 262 (10.59%) Django
10 241 (9.74%) .NET
11 226 (9.13%) J2EE
12 221 (8.93%) Kafka
13 162 (6.55%) HTML5
14 157 (6.34%) RabbitMQ
15 138 (5.58%) Flask
16 135 (5.45%) Spring Boot
17 130 (5.25%) Redux
18 123 (4.97%) Hibernate
19 121 (4.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 114 (4.61%) Hedge funds
4 110 (4.44%) Derivative
5 107 (4.32%) User Experience
6 93 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 73 (2.95%) Mobile App
9 67 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 58 (2.34%) Algorithms
11 54 (2.18%) Management Information System
12 52 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (1.41%) Pricing Data
14 34 (1.37%) Equities
15 30 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (1.21%) Public Cloud
16 29 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
17 25 (1.01%) Exotic Derivative
18 21 (0.85%) Data Centre
19 17 (0.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 580 (23.43%) Linux
2 162 (6.55%) Unix
3 142 (5.74%) Windows
4 73 (2.95%) Mac OS X
5 72 (2.91%) CentOS
6 70 (2.83%) Android
7 65 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 45 (1.82%) Windows Server
9 42 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
13 18 (0.73%) Debian
14 17 (0.69%) Fedora
15 16 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (0.61%) CoreOS
17 14 (0.57%) Windows 10
18 10 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.36%) Windows 7
20 7 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,025 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (31.39%) Software Engineering
3 467 (18.87%) Microservices
4 441 (17.82%) DevOps
5 423 (17.09%) TDD
6 382 (15.43%) Analytics
7 306 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
8 304 (12.28%) Data Science
9 302 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 287 (11.60%) Scrum
11 265 (10.71%) Open Source
12 261 (10.55%) Computer Science
13 258 (10.42%) Test Automation
14 246 (9.94%) Fintech
15 242 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
16 225 (9.09%) Machine Learning
17 211 (8.53%) ETL
18 205 (8.28%) MVC
19 203 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
20 201 (8.12%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,121 (45.29%) Python
2 1,048 (42.34%) Java
3 983 (39.72%) SQL
4 963 (38.91%) JavaScript
5 428 (17.29%) C#
6 244 (9.86%) PHP
7 222 (8.97%) C++
8 172 (6.95%) Go
9 167 (6.75%) Scala
10 164 (6.63%) Java 8
10 164 (6.63%) Kotlin
11 163 (6.59%) Bash Shell
12 153 (6.18%) TypeScript
13 141 (5.70%) Ruby
14 75 (3.03%) ES6
15 69 (2.79%) PowerShell
16 68 (2.75%) C
17 63 (2.55%) PL/SQL
17 63 (2.55%) R
18 53 (2.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 320 (12.93%) Degree
2 135 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 76 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.78%) PhD
6 30 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.85%) HND
8 16 (0.65%) AWS Certification
9 14 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.20%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.16%) HNC
12 4 (0.16%) MCSA
12 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
13 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (7.56%) QA
2 33 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.61%) GDPR
4 15 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.32%) SLA
6 7 (0.28%) NIST
7 4 (0.16%) HL7
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) CDISC
8 3 (0.12%) PMO
9 2 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.081%) NCSC
10 1 (0.040%) PSD2
System Software
1 774 (31.27%) Docker
2 71 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 60 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.85%) Postfix
4 21 (0.85%) vSphere
5 18 (0.73%) XenApp
6 16 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.40%) HDFS
8 9 (0.36%) iptables
9 8 (0.32%) Varnish
10 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.28%) KVM
10 7 (0.28%) NFS
11 6 (0.24%) Firmware
12 5 (0.20%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 484 (19.56%) Kubernetes
2 255 (10.30%) Terraform
3 201 (8.12%) Ansible
4 73 (2.95%) Puppet
5 68 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (1.45%) Grafana
6 36 (1.45%) Prometheus
7 30 (1.21%) logstash
8 25 (1.01%) Packer
9 22 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (0.89%) Kibana
10 18 (0.73%) ZABBIX
11 17 (0.69%) Oozie
12 16 (0.65%) Salt
13 14 (0.57%) Cloudify
14 13 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
15 12 (0.48%) Data Guard
16 11 (0.44%) SCOM
17 10 (0.40%) HAProxy
18 9 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 466 (18.83%) Oracle
2 237 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 219 (8.85%) Google
4 108 (4.36%) Bloomberg
5 90 (3.64%) VMware
6 81 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 70 (2.83%) Tableau
8 55 (2.22%) Sybase
9 46 (1.86%) ESRI
9 46 (1.86%) Talend
10 40 (1.62%) Zend
11 38 (1.54%) SAP
12 37 (1.49%) IBM
13 34 (1.37%) Cloudera
14 27 (1.09%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.97%) Hortonworks
16 19 (0.77%) Citrix
16 19 (0.77%) CrowdStrike
16 19 (0.77%) Dataiku
16 19 (0.77%) InterSystems