Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 162 223
Rank change year-on-year +5 +61 +65
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,719 3,262 2,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.16% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 7.54% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 2,663 2,160
UK median annual salary £62,203 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £82,500
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 33,725 43,240 52,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.84% 28.63% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27,683 35,551 43,785
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
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 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 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 15 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 28 January 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 +10 2,597 £62,500 +4.17% 489
London +40 1,530 £75,000 +15.38% 243
UK excluding London -28 1,168 £52,500 +5.00% 286
South East +40 461 £55,000 - 81
North of England -2 259 £50,000 +3.17% 65
East of England 0 133 £55,000 -8.33% 40
South West -61 123 £46,000 -10.68% 32
North West -24 118 £50,000 - 31
Midlands -15 105 £47,500 - 28
Yorkshire +15 93 £55,000 +13.49% 20
Scotland -64 67 £48,250 +7.22% 19
West Midlands -8 56 £60,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands -4 49 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North East +29 48 £46,250 +1.69% 14
Wales +13 32 £45,000 +25.00% 17

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,231 (45.27%) Python
2 1,184 (43.55%) AWS
3 1,144 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
4 1,124 (41.34%) Java
5 1,106 (40.68%) SQL
6 1,000 (36.78%) JavaScript
7 816 (30.01%) Docker
8 802 (29.50%) Software Engineering
9 747 (27.47%) MySQL
10 658 (24.20%) Linux
11 612 (22.51%) Finance
12 602 (22.14%) SQL Server
13 600 (22.07%) Git (software)
14 549 (20.19%) Microservices
15 501 (18.43%) Oracle
16 494 (18.17%) Kubernetes
17 472 (17.36%) Relational Database
18 460 (16.92%) DevOps
19 440 (16.18%) C#
20 438 (16.11%) Azure
21 427 (15.70%) Web Services
22 418 (15.37%) TDD
23 412 (15.15%) NoSQL
24 411 (15.12%) Spring
25 406 (14.93%) Jenkins
26 402 (14.78%) Analytics
27 399 (14.67%) React
28 373 (13.72%) Node.js
29 371 (13.64%) CSS
30 360 (13.24%) MongoDB

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
1 211 (7.76%) Apache Spark
2 198 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
3 124 (4.56%) Apache
4 102 (3.75%) nginx
5 100 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 95 (3.49%) Confluence
7 79 (2.91%) Apache Airflow
8 49 (1.80%) IIS
9 43 (1.58%) Luigi
10 42 (1.54%) ArcGIS
11 39 (1.43%) JBoss
11 39 (1.43%) SAS
12 38 (1.40%) GeoServer
13 29 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 24 (0.88%) Oracle Spatial
15 18 (0.66%) Drupal
16 16 (0.59%) Jupyter
17 14 (0.51%) WordPress
18 13 (0.48%) SharePoint
18 13 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) SPSS
6 2 (0.074%) Maya
6 2 (0.074%) Weka
6 2 (0.074%) Windchill
7 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (4.16%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.22%) PolarLake
4 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.074%) Eikon
6 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.074%) Odoo
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,184 (43.55%) AWS
2 438 (16.11%) Azure
3 323 (11.88%) GCP
4 162 (5.96%) SaaS
5 119 (4.38%) Amazon S3
6 104 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
7 99 (3.64%) GitHub
8 98 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
9 84 (3.09%) Serverless
10 67 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
11 62 (2.28%) Power Platform
12 54 (1.99%) OpenShift
13 53 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 50 (1.84%) Amazon ECS
15 38 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
16 36 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 32 (1.18%) IaaS
17 32 (1.18%) PaaS
18 31 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 30 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.57%) TCP/IP
2 54 (1.99%) HTTP
3 46 (1.69%) Internet
4 42 (1.54%) Firewall
5 38 (1.40%) DNS
6 23 (0.85%) VPN
7 17 (0.63%) DHCP
8 15 (0.55%) SAN
9 12 (0.44%) SSL
10 9 (0.33%) ZigBee
11 8 (0.29%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.29%) LAN
11 8 (0.29%) NAS
12 7 (0.26%) DSL
13 6 (0.22%) Network Security
13 6 (0.22%) SMTP
14 5 (0.18%) AMQP
14 5 (0.18%) GPON
14 5 (0.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (27.47%) MySQL
2 602 (22.14%) SQL Server
3 472 (17.36%) Relational Database
4 412 (15.15%) NoSQL
5 360 (13.24%) MongoDB
6 256 (9.42%) Redis
7 219 (8.05%) Big Data
8 204 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 193 (7.10%) RDBMS
10 168 (6.18%) Hadoop
11 164 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
12 139 (5.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 132 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
14 129 (4.74%) Amazon Athena
15 107 (3.94%) Amazon Aurora
16 85 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 84 (3.09%) Neo4j
18 77 (2.83%) GIS
19 72 (2.65%) BigQuery
20 71 (2.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 600 (22.07%) Git (software)
2 406 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 180 (6.62%) Maven
4 177 (6.51%) JIRA
5 103 (3.79%) JUnit
6 82 (3.02%) Selenium
7 69 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 68 (2.50%) webpack
9 64 (2.35%) Bitbucket
10 58 (2.13%) Subversion
11 57 (2.10%) GitLab
12 54 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 53 (1.95%) SonarQube
14 46 (1.69%) TeamCity
15 45 (1.66%) Vagrant
16 43 (1.58%) Mockito
17 42 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
18 36 (1.32%) CircleCI
19 35 (1.29%) Babel
20 34 (1.25%) DbUnit
General
1 612 (22.51%) Finance
2 259 (9.53%) Banking
3 142 (5.22%) Public Sector
4 131 (4.82%) Front Office
5 119 (4.38%) Retail
6 118 (4.34%) Marketing
7 53 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.18%) Legal
10 30 (1.10%) Games
10 30 (1.10%) Law
11 26 (0.96%) Electronics
12 22 (0.81%) Advertising
13 17 (0.63%) Publishing
14 14 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.48%) Back Office
16 12 (0.44%) Automotive
17 10 (0.37%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.33%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,309 (48.14%) Developer
2 376 (13.83%) Software Engineer
3 370 (13.61%) Java Developer
4 291 (10.70%) Senior Developer
5 269 (9.89%) Python Developer
6 173 (6.36%) Java Engineer
7 164 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 161 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 156 (5.74%) Data Engineer
10 129 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
11 123 (4.52%) C# Developer
12 118 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 111 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 110 (4.05%) Python Engineer
15 108 (3.97%) Software Developer
16 105 (3.86%) Junior
17 103 (3.79%) .NET Developer
18 98 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
18 98 (3.60%) DBA
19 87 (3.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (15.70%) Web Services
2 411 (15.12%) Spring
3 399 (14.67%) React
4 373 (13.72%) Node.js
5 371 (13.64%) CSS
6 354 (13.02%) HTML
7 350 (12.87%) REST
8 328 (12.06%) RESTful
9 307 (11.29%) Django
10 270 (9.93%) AngularJS
11 269 (9.89%) J2EE
12 248 (9.12%) Kafka
13 225 (8.28%) .NET
14 186 (6.84%) Spring Boot
15 145 (5.33%) HTML5
16 144 (5.30%) Hibernate
16 144 (5.30%) JSON
17 141 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
18 136 (5.00%) Flask
19 129 (4.74%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 164 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (4.63%) Fixed Income
3 125 (4.60%) Derivative
4 121 (4.45%) Hedge funds
5 108 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 83 (3.05%) User Experience
7 72 (2.65%) Algorithms
8 71 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 69 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 61 (2.24%) Pricing Data
11 60 (2.21%) Data Structures
12 58 (2.13%) Equities
13 52 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
14 47 (1.73%) Public Cloud
15 43 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
16 31 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 31 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (1.03%) Replication
18 25 (0.92%) Exotic Derivative
19 23 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 658 (24.20%) Linux
2 171 (6.29%) Unix
3 155 (5.70%) Windows
4 84 (3.09%) Android
5 72 (2.65%) CentOS
6 69 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.91%) Mac OS X
7 52 (1.91%) Windows Server
8 41 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.74%) Fedora
11 20 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.59%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.37%) Debian
15 9 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (29.50%) Software Engineering
3 549 (20.19%) Microservices
4 460 (16.92%) DevOps
5 418 (15.37%) TDD
6 402 (14.78%) Analytics
7 347 (12.76%) Mentoring
8 343 (12.61%) Scrum
9 337 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 319 (11.73%) Data Science
11 273 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
12 272 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 262 (9.64%) Computer Science
14 255 (9.38%) Fintech
15 254 (9.34%) Open Source
16 238 (8.75%) ETL
17 221 (8.13%) Machine Learning
18 203 (7.47%) Data Analytics
18 203 (7.47%) MVC
19 199 (7.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,231 (45.27%) Python
2 1,124 (41.34%) Java
3 1,106 (40.68%) SQL
4 1,000 (36.78%) JavaScript
5 440 (16.18%) C#
6 222 (8.16%) PHP
7 213 (7.83%) C++
8 180 (6.62%) Go
9 173 (6.36%) Java 8
10 169 (6.22%) Bash Shell
11 163 (5.99%) Kotlin
12 162 (5.96%) Scala
13 146 (5.37%) Ruby
14 134 (4.93%) TypeScript
15 98 (3.60%) PowerShell
16 82 (3.02%) ES6
17 77 (2.83%) C
18 70 (2.57%) R
19 58 (2.13%) Perl
20 56 (2.06%) Lua
Qualifications
1 315 (11.59%) Degree
2 124 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 105 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 71 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.47%) PhD
6 22 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.33%) HND
10 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.22%) OCP
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.15%) MCSE
13 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.11%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.66%) QA
2 37 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.99%) GDPR
3 27 (0.99%) SLA
4 18 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.11%) CDISC
8 3 (0.11%) PMO
9 2 (0.074%) NCSC
10 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 816 (30.01%) Docker
2 61 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.77%) HDFS
5 20 (0.74%) vSphere
6 19 (0.70%) Postfix
6 19 (0.70%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.66%) Varnish
7 18 (0.66%) XenApp
8 14 (0.51%) Firmware
8 14 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.44%) KVM
10 10 (0.37%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.33%) iptables
12 8 (0.29%) Xen
13 7 (0.26%) NFS
14 6 (0.22%) GridGain
15 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
17 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 494 (18.17%) Kubernetes
2 255 (9.38%) Terraform
3 236 (8.68%) Ansible
4 98 (3.60%) Puppet
5 85 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (1.66%) Grafana
7 44 (1.62%) Prometheus
8 36 (1.32%) Mesos
9 33 (1.21%) Marathon
10 30 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
11 28 (1.03%) logstash
12 26 (0.96%) HAProxy
13 24 (0.88%) Kibana
14 23 (0.85%) Packer
14 23 (0.85%) SCOM
15 21 (0.77%) Data Guard
16 19 (0.70%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.66%) Oozie
18 15 (0.55%) Foglight
18 15 (0.55%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 501 (18.43%) Oracle
2 283 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 246 (9.05%) Google
4 111 (4.08%) Bloomberg
5 91 (3.35%) VMware
6 87 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 83 (3.05%) Tableau
8 76 (2.80%) Sybase
9 54 (1.99%) SAP
10 52 (1.91%) Talend
11 48 (1.77%) IBM
12 39 (1.43%) Cloudera
13 35 (1.29%) ESRI
13 35 (1.29%) Zend
14 34 (1.25%) Atlassian
15 29 (1.07%) Dataiku
16 28 (1.03%) Hortonworks
17 26 (0.96%) Informatica
18 23 (0.85%) Databricks
19 19 (0.70%) Citrix