Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 252 270
Rank change year-on-year +60 +18 +63
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,077 2,429 2,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.40% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.78% 4.57% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 2,009 2,171
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 53,265 53,202 61,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.64% 30.74% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43,563 44,973 52,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,127
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.82%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 +51 2,797 £60,000 +14.29% 505
London +40 1,549 £65,000 +8.33% 254
UK excluding London +52 1,473 £50,000 +11.11% 286
South East +26 489 £50,000 +7.53% 63
North of England +50 307 £47,000 +17.50% 83
North West +25 197 £45,000 +5.88% 60
Scotland +45 192 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Midlands +49 173 £47,500 +5.56% 40
South West -3 166 £47,500 +5.56% 36
East of England -1 107 £55,000 +22.22% 29
West Midlands +39 96 £47,500 +11.76% 35
Yorkshire +45 94 £50,000 +40.10% 16
East Midlands +27 77 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Wales +26 39 £40,000 +10.75% 2
North East -8 16 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Northern Ireland +4 1 - - 5
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 1,333 (43.32%) SQL
2 1,284 (41.73%) Python
3 1,260 (40.95%) MySQL
4 1,242 (40.36%) Java
5 1,236 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1,217 (39.55%) Linux
7 1,129 (36.69%) JavaScript
8 1,005 (32.66%) Amazon AWS
9 899 (29.22%) Git (software)
10 852 (27.69%) Docker
11 793 (25.77%) NoSQL
12 689 (22.39%) TDD
13 682 (22.16%) HTML
14 650 (21.12%) DevOps
15 625 (20.31%) Finance
16 587 (19.08%) Relational Database
17 582 (18.91%) Oracle
18 581 (18.88%) CSS
19 555 (18.04%) AngularJS
20 554 (18.00%) Node.js
21 551 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
22 550 (17.87%) MongoDB
23 524 (17.03%) SQL Server
24 522 (16.96%) Software Engineering
25 512 (16.64%) Jenkins
26 510 (16.57%) Spring
27 447 (14.53%) Redis
28 437 (14.20%) Ansible
29 428 (13.91%) Test Automation
30 415 (13.49%) Microservices

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
1 320 (10.40%) Elasticsearch
2 236 (7.67%) Apache
3 210 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 197 (6.40%) nginx
5 140 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 89 (2.89%) OpenStack
7 75 (2.44%) JBoss
8 74 (2.40%) Ethereum
9 70 (2.27%) Apache Solr
10 66 (2.14%) Confluence
11 54 (1.75%) MQSeries
12 51 (1.66%) CMS
13 35 (1.14%) WordPress
14 33 (1.07%) CloudStack
15 32 (1.04%) WebLogic
16 29 (0.94%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.84%) SAS
18 21 (0.68%) IIS
19 16 (0.52%) Drupal
19 16 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.23%) HipChat
3 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.16%) Weka
5 3 (0.097%) InVision
6 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.032%) Mingle
6 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 79 (2.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.36%) Magento
4 10 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.26%) Unica
7 2 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.032%) Odoo
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.032%) Ripple
8 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,005 (32.66%) Amazon AWS
2 344 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 254 (8.25%) GitHub
4 157 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
5 152 (4.94%) Amazon S3
6 150 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
7 138 (4.48%) SaaS
8 136 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 81 (2.63%) Heroku
10 77 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 75 (2.44%) Serverless
12 71 (2.31%) IaaS
13 53 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
13 53 (1.72%) PaaS
14 51 (1.66%) Slack
15 44 (1.43%) npm
16 38 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
17 34 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (1.01%) Trello
19 30 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.57%) Internet
2 76 (2.47%) HTTP
3 66 (2.14%) SAN
4 61 (1.98%) DNS
5 60 (1.95%) VPN
6 51 (1.66%) Firewall
7 36 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 24 (0.78%) NAS
8 24 (0.78%) SMS
9 23 (0.75%) SSL
10 22 (0.71%) AMQP
11 21 (0.68%) SMTP
12 16 (0.52%) SNMP
13 15 (0.49%) DHCP
14 14 (0.45%) Broadband
15 11 (0.36%) LAN
16 10 (0.32%) WAN
17 9 (0.29%) OpenVPN
18 8 (0.26%) NetScaler
18 8 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,260 (40.95%) MySQL
2 793 (25.77%) NoSQL
3 587 (19.08%) Relational Database
4 550 (17.87%) MongoDB
5 524 (17.03%) SQL Server
6 447 (14.53%) Redis
7 274 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 246 (7.99%) Big Data
9 233 (7.57%) Hadoop
10 191 (6.21%) Blockchain
11 185 (6.01%) RDBMS
12 138 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
13 137 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 101 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 97 (3.15%) Oracle Database
16 91 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
17 75 (2.44%) MariaDB
18 70 (2.27%) Neo4j
19 67 (2.18%) Apache Hive
20 61 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 899 (29.22%) Git (software)
2 512 (16.64%) Jenkins
3 327 (10.63%) Maven
4 258 (8.38%) JIRA
5 192 (6.24%) Subversion
6 146 (4.74%) JUnit
7 138 (4.48%) Mocha
8 128 (4.16%) Gradle
9 126 (4.09%) Selenium
10 102 (3.31%) Vagrant
11 89 (2.89%) Cucumber
12 85 (2.76%) webpack
13 66 (2.14%) TeamCity
14 65 (2.11%) Bitbucket
15 62 (2.01%) GitLab
16 55 (1.79%) JMeter
17 53 (1.72%) Eclipse
18 51 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 45 (1.46%) Ant
19 45 (1.46%) gulp
General
1 625 (20.31%) Finance
2 187 (6.08%) Banking
3 156 (5.07%) Retail
4 149 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 66 (2.14%) Games
6 63 (2.05%) Marketing
7 49 (1.59%) Advertising
8 38 (1.23%) Billing
9 33 (1.07%) Legal
10 31 (1.01%) Law
11 28 (0.91%) Back Office
11 28 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.91%) Publishing
12 27 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.23%) Electronics
16 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.16%) Front Office
17 5 (0.16%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,677 (54.50%) Developer
2 383 (12.45%) Java Developer
3 374 (12.15%) Python Developer
4 367 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 246 (7.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 190 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 186 (6.04%) Software Developer
8 157 (5.10%) Architect
8 157 (5.10%) Backend Developer
9 148 (4.81%) Node.js Developer
10 146 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 139 (4.52%) DBA
12 134 (4.35%) Data Engineer
13 133 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
14 132 (4.29%) Java Engineer
15 103 (3.35%) Python Engineer
16 102 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 100 (3.25%) Administrator
18 97 (3.15%) Senior Python Developer
19 85 (2.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (22.16%) HTML
2 581 (18.88%) CSS
3 555 (18.04%) AngularJS
4 554 (18.00%) Node.js
5 510 (16.57%) Spring
6 390 (12.67%) Web Services
7 386 (12.54%) React
8 304 (9.88%) Hibernate
9 302 (9.81%) RESTful
10 291 (9.46%) Django
11 271 (8.81%) REST
12 234 (7.60%) .NET
13 231 (7.51%) Kafka
14 218 (7.08%) HTML5
15 216 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
16 215 (6.99%) jQuery
17 191 (6.21%) XML
18 166 (5.39%) Spring Boot
19 156 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
20 146 (4.74%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 267 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 254 (8.25%) Fintech
3 181 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 154 (5.00%) User Experience
5 139 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
7 122 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
8 101 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
9 96 (3.12%) Algorithms
9 96 (3.12%) Virtual Team
10 81 (2.63%) Bitcoin
10 81 (2.63%) Public Cloud
11 80 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 61 (1.98%) Replication
13 60 (1.95%) Data Centre
14 43 (1.40%) Management Information System
15 40 (1.30%) Clustering
16 36 (1.17%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.07%) Private Cloud
18 32 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,217 (39.55%) Linux
2 251 (8.16%) Windows
3 203 (6.60%) Unix
4 145 (4.71%) Ubuntu
5 105 (3.41%) Android
6 94 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (2.99%) CentOS
8 69 (2.24%) Apple iOS
9 59 (1.92%) VMS
10 52 (1.69%) Debian
11 43 (1.40%) Mac OS
12 42 (1.36%) Windows Server
13 22 (0.71%) CoreOS
14 21 (0.68%) AIX
15 20 (0.65%) HPUX
16 18 (0.58%) openSUSE
16 18 (0.58%) Solaris
17 14 (0.45%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.42%) FreeBSD
19 12 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,236 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (22.39%) TDD
3 650 (21.12%) DevOps
4 551 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 522 (16.96%) Software Engineering
6 428 (13.91%) Test Automation
7 415 (13.49%) Microservices
8 394 (12.80%) Scrum
9 325 (10.56%) OO
10 314 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
11 299 (9.72%) Analytics
12 293 (9.52%) Open Source
13 290 (9.42%) BDD
14 254 (8.25%) Front End Development
14 254 (8.25%) Machine Learning
15 220 (7.15%) SDLC
16 200 (6.50%) Web Development
17 199 (6.47%) Data Science
17 199 (6.47%) MVC
18 194 (6.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,333 (43.32%) SQL
2 1,284 (41.73%) Python
3 1,242 (40.36%) Java
4 1,129 (36.69%) JavaScript
5 380 (12.35%) PHP
6 362 (11.76%) C#
7 358 (11.63%) Ruby
8 299 (9.72%) Bash Shell
9 204 (6.63%) C++
10 188 (6.11%) Perl
11 168 (5.46%) Go
12 166 (5.39%) ES6
12 166 (5.39%) Scala
13 153 (4.97%) Java 8
14 110 (3.57%) Shell Script
15 105 (3.41%) TypeScript
16 95 (3.09%) PowerShell
17 87 (2.83%) C
18 82 (2.66%) R
19 66 (2.14%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 397 (12.90%) Degree
2 127 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 30 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 27 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.84%) MCITP
8 26 (0.84%) MCSA
8 26 (0.84%) MCSE
9 20 (0.65%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.49%) PhD
11 13 (0.42%) ISEB
11 13 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.29%) RHCE
14 5 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (0.16%) CITP
14 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (4.26%) QA
2 55 (1.79%) GCP
3 28 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.68%) GDPR
4 21 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.39%) SLA
6 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.13%) PMO
10 3 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 852 (27.69%) Docker
2 136 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 72 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (1.88%) vSphere
6 54 (1.75%) KVM
7 42 (1.36%) Apache Flume
8 33 (1.07%) HDFS
8 33 (1.07%) Hyper-V
9 28 (0.91%) iptables
10 20 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 15 (0.49%) Xen
12 13 (0.42%) NFS
13 11 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.36%) Ceph
13 11 (0.36%) Postfix
14 10 (0.32%) Samba
14 10 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.26%) Varnish
16 7 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 437 (14.20%) Ansible
2 364 (11.83%) Puppet
3 322 (10.46%) Kubernetes
4 200 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
5 198 (6.43%) Terraform
6 73 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
7 72 (2.34%) Nagios
8 51 (1.66%) logstash
9 46 (1.49%) HAProxy
9 46 (1.49%) Kibana
10 39 (1.27%) Salt
11 36 (1.17%) Marathon
12 32 (1.04%) Rancher
13 31 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
14 29 (0.94%) Grafana
14 29 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
15 28 (0.91%) Mesos
16 26 (0.84%) Prometheus
16 26 (0.84%) Tivoli
17 24 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 582 (18.91%) Oracle
2 210 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 200 (6.50%) VMware
4 156 (5.07%) Google
5 92 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 59 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (1.85%) Splunk
8 55 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 53 (1.72%) Cloudera
10 49 (1.59%) Hortonworks
11 47 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 45 (1.46%) IBM
13 36 (1.17%) Capita
14 34 (1.10%) Cisco
15 32 (1.04%) Zend
16 30 (0.97%) Tableau
17 26 (0.84%) New Relic
17 26 (0.84%) Veeam
18 22 (0.71%) Sybase
19 21 (0.68%) PagerDuty