Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 165 167
Rank change year-on-year +50 +2 +41
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,052 2,650 3,233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.77% 2.15% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.31% 7.94% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,113 2,506 2,917
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £106,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +8.42%

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 19,901 33,361 43,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.86% 27.02% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16,500 27,602 36,035
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 18 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 25 February 2021. 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 +47 1,884 £65,000 +4.00% 484
London +28 1,043 £75,000 - 261
UK excluding London +52 902 £52,500 - 232
Work from Home +16 459 £62,500 - 133
North of England +70 247 £52,500 +10.53% 70
South East -5 216 £55,000 -4.35% 55
South West +72 162 £52,500 +10.53% 34
Yorkshire +80 133 £54,000 -10.00% 21
North West +60 108 £52,500 +10.53% 41
East of England +63 90 £60,000 +9.09% 20
Midlands +46 88 £47,500 -9.52% 42
Scotland +11 57 £61,000 +35.56% 10
West Midlands +49 53 £55,000 -8.33% 29
East Midlands +41 35 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Wales +30 27 £47,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +30 17 £45,000 -
North East -34 6 £47,500 - 8
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 970 (47.27%) Python
2 866 (42.20%) AWS
3 862 (42.01%) SQL
4 855 (41.67%) Docker
5 850 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
6 805 (39.23%) Java
7 687 (33.48%) Kubernetes
8 681 (33.19%) JavaScript
9 646 (31.48%) DevOps
10 619 (30.17%) MySQL
11 543 (26.46%) Microservices
12 500 (24.37%) Software Engineering
13 459 (22.37%) MongoDB
14 456 (22.22%) Azure
15 449 (21.88%) Git (software)
16 447 (21.78%) Jenkins
17 443 (21.59%) SQL Server
18 433 (21.10%) Linux
19 425 (20.71%) Finance
20 398 (19.40%) Terraform
21 361 (17.59%) Node.js
22 353 (17.20%) Spring
23 342 (16.67%) Relational Database
24 338 (16.47%) GCP
25 331 (16.13%) TDD
26 321 (15.64%) Web Services
27 302 (14.72%) Ansible
28 299 (14.57%) Kafka
29 294 (14.33%) Redis
30 293 (14.28%) Fintech

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
1 255 (12.43%) Elasticsearch
2 145 (7.07%) Apache
3 141 (6.87%) Apache Spark
4 91 (4.43%) nginx
5 39 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
5 39 (1.90%) Confluence
6 37 (1.80%) OpenStack
7 32 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.93%) Luigi
8 19 (0.93%) Tornado
9 14 (0.68%) WordPress
10 10 (0.49%) Drupal
10 10 (0.49%) JBoss
11 9 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.44%) CMS
11 9 (0.44%) IIS
12 7 (0.34%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.29%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.097%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.049%) InVision
5 1 (0.049%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (0.34%) Shopify
2 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.049%) Magento
4 1 (0.049%) Odoo
4 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 866 (42.20%) AWS
2 456 (22.22%) Azure
3 338 (16.47%) GCP
4 211 (10.28%) Serverless
5 165 (8.04%) AWS Lambda
6 159 (7.75%) Amazon ECS
7 139 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
8 103 (5.02%) GitHub
8 103 (5.02%) SaaS
9 99 (4.82%) Amazon S3
10 74 (3.61%) Apigee
10 74 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 67 (3.27%) Amazon EKS
12 59 (2.88%) Datadog
13 50 (2.44%) Pulumi
14 49 (2.39%) PaaS
15 45 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 40 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.92%) HTTP
2 42 (2.05%) DNS
2 42 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.41%) Firewall
4 17 (0.83%) SMTP
5 13 (0.63%) FTP
5 13 (0.63%) Internet
5 13 (0.63%) VPN
6 12 (0.58%) AMQP
7 11 (0.54%) IMAP
7 11 (0.54%) SSL
8 10 (0.49%) IPv4
8 10 (0.49%) IPv6
9 7 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.29%) LAN
10 6 (0.29%) Network Security
10 6 (0.29%) OpenVPN
10 6 (0.29%) VLAN
10 6 (0.29%) WAN
11 5 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (30.17%) MySQL
2 459 (22.37%) MongoDB
3 443 (21.59%) SQL Server
4 342 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 294 (14.33%) Redis
6 287 (13.99%) NoSQL
7 139 (6.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 118 (5.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 117 (5.70%) Big Data
10 110 (5.36%) MariaDB
11 96 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
12 88 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
13 83 (4.04%) Hadoop
14 77 (3.75%) RDBMS
15 69 (3.36%) BigQuery
16 64 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 61 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
18 59 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
19 43 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
20 39 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 449 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 447 (21.78%) Jenkins
3 124 (6.04%) JIRA
4 114 (5.56%) GitLab
5 92 (4.48%) Maven
6 82 (4.00%) Gradle
7 67 (3.27%) Artifactory
8 65 (3.17%) Subversion
9 46 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (2.19%) JUnit
11 44 (2.14%) Mercurial
12 43 (2.10%) SonarQube
13 39 (1.90%) Mockito
14 33 (1.61%) IntelliJ
15 32 (1.56%) Selenium
15 32 (1.56%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.36%) webpack
17 24 (1.17%) Bitbucket
17 24 (1.17%) Cucumber
18 23 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 425 (20.71%) Finance
2 157 (7.65%) Banking
3 100 (4.87%) Public Sector
4 90 (4.39%) Retail
5 59 (2.88%) Games
6 57 (2.78%) Marketing
7 42 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.71%) Law
9 21 (1.02%) Legal
10 20 (0.97%) Back Office
11 16 (0.78%) Automotive
12 15 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.63%) Local Government
14 10 (0.49%) Front Office
14 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.44%) Electronics
15 9 (0.44%) Military
16 5 (0.24%) Publishing
16 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,033 (50.34%) Developer
2 338 (16.47%) Java Developer
3 284 (13.84%) Senior Developer
4 268 (13.06%) Software Engineer
5 247 (12.04%) Python Developer
6 169 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 150 (7.31%) Python Engineer
8 145 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
9 121 (5.90%) Java Engineer
10 113 (5.51%) AWS Engineer
11 111 (5.41%) Data Engineer
12 107 (5.21%) Architect
13 93 (4.53%) AWS Developer
14 90 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 84 (4.09%) Senior Python Developer
16 79 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
17 75 (3.65%) Backend Developer
18 71 (3.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 71 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
19 70 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (17.59%) Node.js
2 353 (17.20%) Spring
3 321 (15.64%) Web Services
4 299 (14.57%) Kafka
5 283 (13.79%) React
6 266 (12.96%) HTML
7 263 (12.82%) CSS
8 252 (12.28%) REST
9 239 (11.65%) Spring Boot
10 226 (11.01%) AngularJS
11 215 (10.48%) RESTful
12 201 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
13 195 (9.50%) Django
14 179 (8.72%) .NET
15 132 (6.43%) GraphQL
16 127 (6.19%) Vue.js
17 126 (6.14%) gRPC
18 121 (5.90%) Flask
19 99 (4.82%) .NET Core
20 79 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 92 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
3 83 (4.04%) User Experience
4 78 (3.80%) Hedge funds
5 68 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 63 (3.07%) Cloud Native
6 63 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 57 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (2.44%) Clustering
9 39 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 39 (1.90%) Replication
10 36 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 35 (1.71%) Blog
12 32 (1.56%) Equities
13 31 (1.51%) N-Tier
13 31 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
14 29 (1.41%) Tandem
15 25 (1.22%) Data Centre
15 25 (1.22%) NHS
15 25 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 433 (21.10%) Linux
2 95 (4.63%) Unix
3 87 (4.24%) Windows
4 80 (3.90%) CentOS
5 46 (2.24%) Ubuntu
6 35 (1.71%) Android
7 29 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.63%) Debian
11 9 (0.44%) Fedora
12 5 (0.24%) VMS
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.049%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.049%) VyOS
15 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (31.48%) DevOps
3 543 (26.46%) Microservices
4 500 (24.37%) Software Engineering
5 331 (16.13%) TDD
6 293 (14.28%) Fintech
7 271 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 250 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
9 232 (11.31%) Scrum
10 210 (10.23%) Computer Science
11 165 (8.04%) Analytics
12 164 (7.99%) Mentoring
13 158 (7.70%) Data Science
14 155 (7.55%) BDD
15 142 (6.92%) OO
15 142 (6.92%) Test Automation
16 141 (6.87%) Infrastructure as Code
17 139 (6.77%) Open Source
18 133 (6.48%) Machine Learning
19 126 (6.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 970 (47.27%) Python
2 862 (42.01%) SQL
3 805 (39.23%) Java
4 681 (33.19%) JavaScript
5 290 (14.13%) C#
6 271 (13.21%) TypeScript
7 189 (9.21%) Bash Shell
8 186 (9.06%) PHP
9 178 (8.67%) Ruby
10 171 (8.33%) Go
11 121 (5.90%) C++
12 114 (5.56%) Scala
13 98 (4.78%) PowerShell
14 87 (4.24%) Groovy
15 67 (3.27%) Java 8
16 60 (2.92%) Kotlin
17 54 (2.63%) Shell Script
18 47 (2.29%) C
19 41 (2.00%) ES6
20 33 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 207 (10.09%) Degree
2 143 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 119 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 89 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.49%) OSCE
7 10 (0.49%) OSCP
8 9 (0.44%) PhD
9 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.19%) MCSA
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.19%) OCP
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.097%) CEH
14 2 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.22%) QA
2 33 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.41%) NIST
4 23 (1.12%) GDPR
4 23 (1.12%) SLA
5 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.39%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.097%) NCSC
8 2 (0.097%) PMO
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 855 (41.67%) Docker
2 54 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.83%) Postfix
4 17 (0.83%) vSphere
5 13 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.34%) Xen
8 5 (0.24%) HDFS
8 5 (0.24%) LXC
8 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.19%) Varnish
10 3 (0.15%) Firmware
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.049%) etcd
12 1 (0.049%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.049%) KVM
12 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 687 (33.48%) Kubernetes
2 398 (19.40%) Terraform
3 302 (14.72%) Ansible
4 163 (7.94%) Puppet
5 112 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (4.97%) Grafana
7 98 (4.78%) Prometheus
8 28 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 26 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
10 21 (1.02%) Consul
11 14 (0.68%) Icinga
11 14 (0.68%) Nagios
12 11 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.49%) linkerd
14 9 (0.44%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.34%) Galera Cluster
15 7 (0.34%) Munin
15 7 (0.34%) Salt
16 6 (0.29%) systemd
Vendors
1 280 (13.65%) Oracle
2 237 (11.55%) Google
3 83 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 65 (3.17%) VMware
5 53 (2.58%) New Relic
6 47 (2.29%) SaltStack
7 45 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 40 (1.95%) ServiceNow
9 34 (1.66%) Atlassian
10 32 (1.56%) Splunk
10 32 (1.56%) Sybase
11 19 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.73%) WSO2
13 14 (0.68%) Databricks
13 14 (0.68%) Spotify
14 13 (0.63%) Facebook
15 10 (0.49%) Pega
15 10 (0.49%) Qualys
15 10 (0.49%) Talend
16 9 (0.44%) IBM