Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 277 308
Rank change year-on-year +53 +31 +63
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,725 2,090 2,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.20% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 4.00% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 1,801 1,825
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +6.88%

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 53,077 52,208 66,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.60% 29.91% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44,059 44,703 55,762
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +52 2,533 £55,000 - 495
UK excluding London +94 1,413 £47,500 +5.56% 278
London +5 1,265 £65,000 +8.33% 247
South East +100 528 £50,000 - 75
North of England +44 234 £44,000 +3.53% 54
South West +46 207 £42,500 -15.00% 40
Midlands +29 152 £47,500 +18.75% 37
North West +36 150 £40,000 -9.09% 33
East of England +52 133 £50,750 -15.42% 42
Scotland +20 128 £46,250 +2.78% 19
West Midlands +20 98 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Yorkshire +37 72 £46,250 +32.14% 15
East Midlands +21 54 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Wales +8 26 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North East -20 6 £43,750 +6.71% 6
Northern Ireland -22 4 £67,500 +107.69% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,134 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1,077 (39.52%) JavaScript
3 1,075 (39.45%) Python
4 1,073 (39.38%) SQL
5 1,049 (38.50%) Linux
6 1,023 (37.54%) Java
6 1,023 (37.54%) MySQL
7 763 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
8 696 (25.54%) Docker
9 677 (24.84%) HTML
10 555 (20.37%) Git (software)
11 548 (20.11%) Oracle
12 547 (20.07%) CSS
13 544 (19.96%) NoSQL
14 521 (19.12%) Software Engineering
15 505 (18.53%) SQL Server
16 489 (17.94%) TDD
17 488 (17.91%) Ruby
18 484 (17.76%) Relational Database
19 461 (16.92%) DevOps
20 460 (16.88%) MongoDB
21 457 (16.77%) AngularJS
22 455 (16.70%) Ansible
23 447 (16.40%) Finance
24 427 (15.67%) Node.js
25 424 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
26 393 (14.42%) PHP
27 392 (14.39%) Spring
28 382 (14.02%) Scrum
29 360 (13.21%) 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
1 340 (12.48%) Elasticsearch
2 228 (8.37%) Apache
3 220 (8.07%) Tomcat
4 202 (7.41%) Apache Spark
5 134 (4.92%) Confluence
6 129 (4.73%) nginx
7 93 (3.41%) OpenStack
8 92 (3.38%) JBoss
9 55 (2.02%) Apache Solr
10 46 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 36 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (1.28%) IIS
14 34 (1.25%) GlassFish
15 33 (1.21%) CMS
16 24 (0.88%) WordPress
17 23 (0.84%) Drupal
18 22 (0.81%) Ethereum
18 22 (0.81%) Jetty
19 15 (0.55%) CloudStack
Applications
1 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.22%) HipChat
3 6 (0.22%) Weka
4 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.37%) Magento
3 10 (0.37%) Odoo
4 6 (0.22%) Eikon
5 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.11%) Shopify
7 1 (0.037%) FastStats
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 763 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (7.23%) GitHub
4 113 (4.15%) Heroku
5 94 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 89 (3.27%) SaaS
7 88 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 87 (3.19%) Amazon S3
9 60 (2.20%) Slack
10 59 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
11 47 (1.72%) IaaS
12 32 (1.17%) Serverless
12 32 (1.17%) Trello
13 31 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (1.06%) PaaS
15 27 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
16 26 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
17 23 (0.84%) npm
18 22 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
18 22 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.22%) TCP/IP
2 112 (4.11%) HTTP
3 81 (2.97%) Internet
4 55 (2.02%) DNS
4 55 (2.02%) Firewall
5 51 (1.87%) Broadband
6 41 (1.50%) SAN
6 41 (1.50%) VPN
7 37 (1.36%) SSL
8 24 (0.88%) Kerberos
8 24 (0.88%) SMTP
9 23 (0.84%) AMQP
9 23 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (0.62%) SSH
12 16 (0.59%) Ethernet
12 16 (0.59%) Network Security
13 14 (0.51%) SNMP
14 13 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,023 (37.54%) MySQL
2 544 (19.96%) NoSQL
3 505 (18.53%) SQL Server
4 484 (17.76%) Relational Database
5 460 (16.88%) MongoDB
6 334 (12.26%) Redis
7 252 (9.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 190 (6.97%) Big Data
9 181 (6.64%) Hadoop
10 165 (6.06%) RDBMS
11 141 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
12 123 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 92 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 86 (3.16%) Oracle Database
15 69 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
16 68 (2.50%) MariaDB
17 65 (2.39%) Blockchain
18 57 (2.09%) Neo4j
19 43 (1.58%) Apache Hive
19 43 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 555 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 355 (13.03%) Jenkins
3 238 (8.73%) JIRA
4 227 (8.33%) Maven
5 206 (7.56%) Subversion
6 116 (4.26%) JUnit
7 98 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 69 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 64 (2.35%) webpack
10 60 (2.20%) Bitbucket
11 56 (2.06%) Selenium
12 52 (1.91%) Vagrant
13 50 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (1.72%) Eclipse
15 45 (1.65%) Mocha
16 43 (1.58%) IntelliJ
17 42 (1.54%) GitLab
18 41 (1.50%) Gradle
19 40 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
20 39 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 447 (16.40%) Finance
2 117 (4.29%) Banking
3 107 (3.93%) Retail
4 106 (3.89%) Marketing
5 84 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.31%) Legal
7 54 (1.98%) Games
8 40 (1.47%) Publishing
9 35 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.25%) Advertising
11 22 (0.81%) Back Office
12 19 (0.70%) Billing
12 19 (0.70%) Electronics
13 18 (0.66%) Law
14 15 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.33%) Automotive
17 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,525 (55.96%) Developer
2 392 (14.39%) Java Developer
3 367 (13.47%) Senior Developer
4 288 (10.57%) Python Developer
5 262 (9.61%) Software Engineer
6 230 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 191 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
8 165 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 124 (4.55%) Administrator
10 119 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 118 (4.33%) DBA
12 115 (4.22%) Java Engineer
13 106 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
14 101 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
15 98 (3.60%) Architect
16 93 (3.41%) PHP Developer
17 79 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
18 74 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
19 73 (2.68%) AWS Engineer
19 73 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (24.84%) HTML
2 547 (20.07%) CSS
3 457 (16.77%) AngularJS
4 427 (15.67%) Node.js
5 392 (14.39%) Spring
6 360 (13.21%) React
7 348 (12.77%) Web Services
8 254 (9.32%) REST
9 239 (8.77%) jQuery
10 238 (8.73%) RESTful
11 235 (8.62%) Django
12 232 (8.51%) Hibernate
13 201 (7.38%) .NET
14 197 (7.23%) HTML5
15 194 (7.12%) Ruby on Rails
16 183 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
17 155 (5.69%) LAMP
18 136 (4.99%) XML
19 127 (4.66%) JSON
20 121 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 260 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 243 (8.92%) Fintech
3 183 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 160 (5.87%) User Experience
5 140 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
6 93 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 87 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 67 (2.46%) Data Centre
10 66 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
11 63 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
12 45 (1.65%) Replication
13 41 (1.50%) Management Information System
14 34 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.17%) Public Cloud
16 30 (1.10%) Private Cloud
17 29 (1.06%) Clustering
18 28 (1.03%) Social Media
18 28 (1.03%) Virtual Team
19 24 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,049 (38.50%) Linux
2 268 (9.83%) Windows
3 244 (8.95%) Unix
4 104 (3.82%) CentOS
5 94 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 86 (3.16%) Android
6 86 (3.16%) Ubuntu
7 59 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (1.94%) Solaris
9 45 (1.65%) Debian
10 41 (1.50%) Windows Server
11 25 (0.92%) CoreOS
12 18 (0.66%) AIX
13 13 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.44%) VMS
15 10 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.29%) Windows 10
18 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 6 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,134 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (19.12%) Software Engineering
3 489 (17.94%) TDD
4 461 (16.92%) DevOps
5 424 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 382 (14.02%) Scrum
7 335 (12.29%) Open Source
8 320 (11.74%) Microservices
9 277 (10.17%) OO
10 270 (9.91%) Machine Learning
11 258 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 218 (8.00%) SDLC
13 216 (7.93%) MVC
14 215 (7.89%) Analytics
15 206 (7.56%) BDD
16 194 (7.12%) Configuration Management
17 185 (6.79%) Mentoring
17 185 (6.79%) Unit Testing
18 157 (5.76%) Web Development
19 153 (5.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,077 (39.52%) JavaScript
2 1,075 (39.45%) Python
3 1,073 (39.38%) SQL
4 1,023 (37.54%) Java
5 488 (17.91%) Ruby
6 393 (14.42%) PHP
7 281 (10.31%) C#
8 251 (9.21%) Bash Shell
9 192 (7.05%) Perl
10 182 (6.68%) Go
11 173 (6.35%) Scala
12 158 (5.80%) C++
13 112 (4.11%) Shell Script
14 95 (3.49%) ES6
15 72 (2.64%) C
16 69 (2.53%) PL/SQL
17 60 (2.20%) PowerShell
17 60 (2.20%) TypeScript
18 50 (1.83%) PHP 7
19 49 (1.80%) R
Qualifications
1 332 (12.18%) Degree
2 140 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 131 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.48%) PhD
7 11 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.33%) OCP
8 9 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.15%) CCNP
11 4 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.15%) MCSE
11 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.15%) RHCE
12 3 (0.11%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.12%) QA
2 26 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 26 (0.95%) GCP
3 10 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.37%) GDPR
3 10 (0.37%) SLA
4 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.11%) PMO
8 2 (0.073%) COBIT
9 1 (0.037%) BS7666
9 1 (0.037%) DICOM
9 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 696 (25.54%) Docker
2 83 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.50%) vSphere
4 39 (1.43%) iptables
5 37 (1.36%) Active Directory
6 34 (1.25%) HDFS
7 32 (1.17%) KVM
8 25 (0.92%) VirtualBox
9 21 (0.77%) Hyper-V
10 20 (0.73%) Samba
10 20 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (0.66%) Varnish
13 17 (0.62%) Xen
14 11 (0.40%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.26%) Ceph
15 7 (0.26%) vCloud
16 6 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 455 (16.70%) Ansible
2 332 (12.18%) Puppet
3 293 (10.75%) Kubernetes
4 190 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (3.85%) Terraform
6 74 (2.72%) Nagios
7 49 (1.80%) HAProxy
8 40 (1.47%) logstash
9 39 (1.43%) Salt
10 35 (1.28%) ZABBIX
11 34 (1.25%) Grafana
12 33 (1.21%) Cacti
13 32 (1.17%) Mesos
14 31 (1.14%) Marathon
15 29 (1.06%) Capistrano
15 29 (1.06%) Kibana
16 21 (0.77%) Graphite
16 21 (0.77%) Icinga
17 20 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
17 20 (0.73%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 548 (20.11%) Oracle
2 149 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 136 (4.99%) VMware
4 125 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 104 (3.82%) Google
6 50 (1.83%) Cisco
7 48 (1.76%) Tableau
8 46 (1.69%) HP
9 37 (1.36%) New Relic
10 36 (1.32%) Zend
11 35 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.28%) SaltStack
12 33 (1.21%) IBM
12 33 (1.21%) Splunk
13 31 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 31 (1.14%) SAP
13 31 (1.14%) Talend
13 31 (1.14%) TIBCO
14 29 (1.06%) Twitter
15 24 (0.88%) Informatica