Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 280 339
Rank change year-on-year +40 +59 +30
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2557 2254 2104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.20% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 4.06% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 1895 1766
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

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 54401 55452 68917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.64% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44789 47398 58029
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +38 2413 £55,000 - 200
London -9 1280 £62,500 +4.17% 102
UK excluding London +78 1241 £47,500 - 103
South East +109 493 £50,000 - 37
North of England +20 210 £43,500 +8.75% 23
South West +52 195 £40,000 -20.00% 16
North West +20 128 £43,500 -3.33% 15
Midlands +11 122 £48,000 +20.00% 13
East of England +14 107 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Scotland +1 92 £46,250 -7.50% 4
West Midlands -2 72 £49,250 +23.13% 6
Yorkshire -10 71 £44,000 +35.38% 6
East Midlands +30 50 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Wales +8 20 £31,500 -28.41% 1
Northern Ireland -23 6 £50,000 -
North East -4 5 £42,500 -11.46% 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 1080 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1046 (40.91%) Python
3 1008 (39.42%) Linux
4 995 (38.91%) Java
5 978 (38.25%) MySQL
6 959 (37.50%) SQL
7 934 (36.53%) JavaScript
8 700 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
9 586 (22.92%) Oracle
10 578 (22.60%) Docker
11 568 (22.21%) HTML
12 567 (22.17%) SQL Server
13 499 (19.52%) Git (software)
14 463 (18.11%) TDD
15 462 (18.07%) DevOps
16 458 (17.91%) CSS
16 458 (17.91%) Software Engineering
17 448 (17.52%) Finance
18 446 (17.44%) MongoDB
19 437 (17.09%) NoSQL
20 433 (16.93%) Ruby
21 420 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
22 418 (16.35%) Relational Database
23 411 (16.07%) Ansible
24 391 (15.29%) Spring
25 373 (14.59%) Open Source
26 353 (13.81%) Scrum
27 348 (13.61%) PHP
28 339 (13.26%) AngularJS
29 337 (13.18%) Web Services

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
1 284 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 269 (10.52%) Tomcat
3 247 (9.66%) Apache
4 185 (7.24%) Apache Spark
5 145 (5.67%) JBoss
6 121 (4.73%) Confluence
7 113 (4.42%) OpenStack
8 105 (4.11%) nginx
9 72 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 65 (2.54%) Apache Solr
11 64 (2.50%) WebSphere
12 46 (1.80%) IIS
12 46 (1.80%) Jetty
13 41 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 38 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
15 34 (1.33%) CMS
15 34 (1.33%) GlassFish
16 26 (1.02%) Drupal
17 25 (0.98%) WordPress
18 22 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) HipChat
6 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) Pipeline Pilot
9 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.039%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (0.47%) Revive Adserver
2 10 (0.39%) Odoo
3 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.23%) Eikon
6 5 (0.20%) Magento
7 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.16%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.078%) Primavera
9 2 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.039%) assyst
10 1 (0.039%) FastStats
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 700 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (5.28%) GitHub
4 108 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 85 (3.32%) Heroku
6 79 (3.09%) SaaS
7 62 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (2.03%) Amazon S3
9 42 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
10 39 (1.53%) IaaS
11 34 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (1.33%) Slack
12 22 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
12 22 (0.86%) PaaS
12 22 (0.86%) Serverless
13 21 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (0.70%) Trello
17 13 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 123 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 117 (4.58%) HTTP
3 96 (3.75%) Internet
4 62 (2.42%) DNS
5 60 (2.35%) Firewall
6 44 (1.72%) Broadband
7 39 (1.53%) LDAP
8 38 (1.49%) SAN
9 32 (1.25%) VPN
10 31 (1.21%) SSL
11 29 (1.13%) Kerberos
12 27 (1.06%) Network Security
13 22 (0.86%) AMQP
14 21 (0.82%) SSH
15 18 (0.70%) SMTP
16 17 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (0.66%) SNMP
17 16 (0.63%) DHCP
17 16 (0.63%) HTTPS
17 16 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (38.25%) MySQL
2 567 (22.17%) SQL Server
3 446 (17.44%) MongoDB
4 437 (17.09%) NoSQL
5 418 (16.35%) Relational Database
6 262 (10.25%) Redis
7 260 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 183 (7.16%) Big Data
8 183 (7.16%) Hadoop
9 156 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
9 156 (6.10%) RDBMS
10 106 (4.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 84 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 84 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
12 67 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
13 60 (2.35%) Neo4j
14 59 (2.31%) MariaDB
15 58 (2.27%) Oracle Database
16 57 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 499 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 333 (13.02%) Jenkins
3 227 (8.88%) Maven
4 188 (7.35%) JIRA
5 181 (7.08%) Subversion
6 167 (6.53%) JUnit
7 88 (3.44%) Mockito
8 86 (3.36%) Cucumber
9 73 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 69 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 61 (2.39%) Eclipse
12 60 (2.35%) TeamCity
13 55 (2.15%) webpack
14 53 (2.07%) Selenium
15 47 (1.84%) GitLab
16 44 (1.72%) Vagrant
17 43 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 41 (1.60%) Gradle
19 39 (1.53%) NUnit
20 35 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 448 (17.52%) Finance
2 185 (7.24%) Marketing
3 136 (5.32%) Banking
4 106 (4.15%) Retail
5 88 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.85%) Legal
6 73 (2.85%) Publishing
7 63 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.96%) Games
8 50 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.96%) Retail Banking
9 49 (1.92%) Electronics
10 27 (1.06%) Advertising
11 20 (0.78%) Billing
12 19 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.66%) Law
14 9 (0.35%) Back Office
15 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.27%) Automotive
16 7 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1401 (54.79%) Developer
2 403 (15.76%) Java Developer
3 381 (14.90%) Senior Developer
4 277 (10.83%) Python Developer
5 236 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 196 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 176 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 174 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 131 (5.12%) DBA
10 122 (4.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 120 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 101 (3.95%) PHP Developer
13 98 (3.83%) Administrator
13 98 (3.83%) Architect
14 93 (3.64%) .NET Developer
15 87 (3.40%) Java Engineer
16 84 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
17 79 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
18 72 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
19 71 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (22.21%) HTML
2 458 (17.91%) CSS
3 391 (15.29%) Spring
4 339 (13.26%) AngularJS
5 337 (13.18%) Web Services
6 327 (12.79%) Node.js
7 289 (11.30%) .NET
8 274 (10.72%) React
9 247 (9.66%) REST
10 232 (9.07%) Django
11 225 (8.80%) RESTful
12 209 (8.17%) Hibernate
12 209 (8.17%) jQuery
13 185 (7.24%) RabbitMQ
14 177 (6.92%) XML
15 154 (6.02%) HTML5
16 152 (5.94%) Ruby on Rails
17 148 (5.79%) LAMP
18 146 (5.71%) J2EE
19 131 (5.12%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 245 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 204 (7.98%) Fintech
3 148 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (5.59%) User Experience
5 123 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 108 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
7 100 (3.91%) Algorithms
8 96 (3.75%) Mobile App
9 56 (2.19%) Replication
10 54 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
11 52 (2.03%) Data Centre
12 38 (1.49%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
14 34 (1.33%) Blog
15 30 (1.17%) Clustering
16 29 (1.13%) Private Cloud
17 28 (1.10%) Client/Server
18 23 (0.90%) Data Structures
18 23 (0.90%) Social Media
19 21 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1008 (39.42%) Linux
2 314 (12.28%) Windows
3 288 (11.26%) Unix
4 100 (3.91%) CentOS
5 97 (3.79%) Ubuntu
6 91 (3.56%) Apple iOS
7 84 (3.29%) Android
8 78 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (2.62%) Windows Server
10 49 (1.92%) Debian
11 42 (1.64%) Solaris
12 14 (0.55%) AIX
13 13 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.47%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.16%) Fedora
20 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1080 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (18.11%) TDD
3 462 (18.07%) DevOps
4 458 (17.91%) Software Engineering
5 420 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
6 373 (14.59%) Open Source
7 353 (13.81%) Scrum
8 325 (12.71%) Microservices
9 272 (10.64%) Analytics
10 252 (9.86%) Machine Learning
11 235 (9.19%) OO
12 229 (8.96%) MVC
13 212 (8.29%) Mentoring
14 197 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
15 185 (7.24%) Unit Testing
16 176 (6.88%) BDD
17 172 (6.73%) Test Automation
18 163 (6.37%) Configuration Management
19 162 (6.34%) Web Development
20 156 (6.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1046 (40.91%) Python
2 995 (38.91%) Java
3 959 (37.50%) SQL
4 934 (36.53%) JavaScript
5 433 (16.93%) Ruby
6 348 (13.61%) PHP
7 263 (10.29%) C#
8 262 (10.25%) Bash Shell
9 217 (8.49%) Perl
10 197 (7.70%) Go
11 188 (7.35%) Scala
12 183 (7.16%) C++
13 106 (4.15%) Shell Script
14 90 (3.52%) PL/SQL
15 83 (3.25%) C
16 65 (2.54%) PowerShell
17 64 (2.50%) ES6
18 54 (2.11%) T-SQL
19 50 (1.96%) Groovy
20 38 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 323 (12.63%) Degree
2 138 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 135 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.13%) Master's Degree
6 22 (0.86%) PhD
7 20 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 13 (0.51%) CCNA
9 13 (0.51%) RHCE
10 10 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.39%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.35%) CISSP
11 9 (0.35%) OCP
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.31%) CCNP
13 5 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.20%) CCIE
13 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.48%) QA
2 29 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.98%) GCP
4 16 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.35%) SLA
7 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.12%) GDPR
9 2 (0.078%) COBIT
9 2 (0.078%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.039%) HL7
10 1 (0.039%) PSD2
System Software
1 578 (22.60%) Docker
2 74 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.21%) vSphere
5 29 (1.13%) iptables
6 24 (0.94%) KVM
7 22 (0.86%) Xen
8 21 (0.82%) HDFS
9 20 (0.78%) Varnish
10 19 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.70%) Hyper-V
12 17 (0.66%) Samba
13 15 (0.59%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.31%) LXC
16 8 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.27%) vCloud
18 5 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 411 (16.07%) Ansible
2 323 (12.63%) Puppet
3 253 (9.89%) Kubernetes
4 207 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (3.40%) Terraform
6 71 (2.78%) Nagios
7 47 (1.84%) logstash
8 45 (1.76%) HAProxy
9 40 (1.56%) Salt
10 37 (1.45%) Kibana
11 36 (1.41%) ZABBIX
12 29 (1.13%) Grafana
13 28 (1.10%) Mesos
14 24 (0.94%) Cacti
14 24 (0.94%) Marathon
15 21 (0.82%) Graphite
16 19 (0.74%) Packer
17 18 (0.70%) Capistrano
17 18 (0.70%) Graylog
17 18 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 586 (22.92%) Oracle
2 181 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 128 (5.01%) Google
4 127 (4.97%) VMware
5 117 (4.58%) Red Hat
6 101 (3.95%) Tableau
7 76 (2.97%) TIBCO
8 55 (2.15%) SAP
9 48 (1.88%) HP
10 45 (1.76%) Atlassian
11 35 (1.37%) Cisco
11 35 (1.37%) Splunk
11 35 (1.37%) Talend
12 33 (1.29%) Cognizant
12 33 (1.29%) SaltStack
13 32 (1.25%) IBM
14 30 (1.17%) New Relic
15 25 (0.98%) EMC
15 25 (0.98%) NetApp
16 21 (0.82%) Informatica