Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 188 191
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +65
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,658 2,837 3,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.13% 1.93% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 6.97% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 2,643 2,757
Median annual salary £65,000 £56,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% -2.61% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 21,020 40,702 54,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.99% 27.65% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17,140 33,325 44,207
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 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 +19 1,527 £65,000 +13.04% 200
London +39 900 £75,000 +7.14% 113
UK excluding London +6 731 £52,500 +5.00% 100
South East +6 248 £57,500 +9.52% 30
Work from Home +23 203 £66,250 +10.42% 34
North of England +20 158 £50,000 +11.11% 33
South West +54 98 £53,750 +7.50% 10
East of England +40 82 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West +18 79 £50,000 +3.17% 16
Scotland +19 60 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Midlands +15 58 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Yorkshire +28 48 £52,500 +16.67% 12
West Midlands +53 35 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Wales +46 35 £47,500 +26.67% 11
North East +30 31 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East Midlands +23 23 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Northern Ireland +24 7 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 797 (48.07%) Python
2 737 (44.45%) Java
3 713 (43.00%) AWS
4 690 (41.62%) SQL
5 633 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 629 (37.94%) JavaScript
7 531 (32.03%) Docker
8 482 (29.07%) MySQL
9 470 (28.35%) Software Engineering
10 425 (25.63%) SQL Server
11 383 (23.10%) Kubernetes
12 381 (22.98%) Microservices
13 379 (22.86%) Linux
14 376 (22.68%) Git (software)
15 368 (22.20%) DevOps
16 358 (21.59%) Finance
17 340 (20.51%) Azure
18 332 (20.02%) Oracle
19 312 (18.82%) Jenkins
20 303 (18.28%) Web Services
21 296 (17.85%) TDD
21 296 (17.85%) MongoDB
22 273 (16.47%) CSS
23 257 (15.50%) HTML
23 257 (15.50%) Node.js
23 257 (15.50%) REST
24 253 (15.26%) RESTful
25 252 (15.20%) C#
26 242 (14.60%) NoSQL
27 240 (14.48%) GCP

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
1 137 (8.26%) Apache
2 118 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
3 99 (5.97%) Apache Spark
4 79 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 70 (4.22%) Confluence
6 55 (3.32%) Apache Airflow
7 51 (3.08%) nginx
8 36 (2.17%) Luigi
9 26 (1.57%) Oracle Spatial
10 22 (1.33%) ArcGIS
11 20 (1.21%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.90%) IIS
13 13 (0.78%) WildFly
14 11 (0.66%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.54%) Tornado
16 8 (0.48%) CMS
16 8 (0.48%) GeoServer
16 8 (0.48%) JBoss
17 7 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (2.96%) FINCAD Analytics
2 12 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.36%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.24%) Eikon
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.060%) Ripple
7 1 (0.060%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 713 (43.00%) AWS
2 340 (20.51%) Azure
3 240 (14.48%) GCP
4 168 (10.13%) Serverless
5 155 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
6 151 (9.11%) AWS Lambda
7 121 (7.30%) Amazon ECS
8 115 (6.94%) Amazon S3
9 107 (6.45%) SaaS
10 69 (4.16%) GitHub
11 62 (3.74%) Amazon SQS
12 56 (3.38%) Apigee
13 46 (2.77%) Power Platform
14 40 (2.41%) OpenShift
15 39 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 35 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
17 31 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 30 (1.81%) Heroku
19 26 (1.57%) PaaS
19 26 (1.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.99%) HTTP
3 16 (0.97%) VPN
4 14 (0.84%) Firewall
4 14 (0.84%) Internet
5 11 (0.66%) DNS
5 11 (0.66%) SAN
6 10 (0.60%) NAS
7 9 (0.54%) Skype
8 6 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
8 6 (0.36%) FTP
8 6 (0.36%) SMTP
8 6 (0.36%) SSL
8 6 (0.36%) VoIP
9 5 (0.30%) IMAP
10 4 (0.24%) STUN
10 4 (0.24%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.18%) Broadband
11 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (29.07%) MySQL
2 425 (25.63%) SQL Server
3 296 (17.85%) MongoDB
4 242 (14.60%) NoSQL
5 234 (14.11%) Relational Database
6 186 (11.22%) Redis
7 170 (10.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 141 (8.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 132 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
10 127 (7.66%) Big Data
11 118 (7.12%) Amazon RDS
12 101 (6.09%) Hadoop
13 76 (4.58%) RDBMS
14 75 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 57 (3.44%) Amazon Athena
16 46 (2.77%) Power BI
17 44 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (2.47%) Oracle Database
19 39 (2.35%) BigQuery
20 33 (1.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 376 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 312 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 148 (8.93%) Maven
4 125 (7.54%) JIRA
5 95 (5.73%) GitLab
6 90 (5.43%) JUnit
7 71 (4.28%) Artifactory
8 67 (4.04%) SonarQube
9 56 (3.38%) Selenium
10 50 (3.02%) Mockito
11 47 (2.83%) DbUnit
12 44 (2.65%) jMock
13 43 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 37 (2.23%) webpack
15 34 (2.05%) Subversion
16 31 (1.87%) Bitbucket
17 29 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (1.69%) Gradle
19 27 (1.63%) CircleCI
20 24 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 358 (21.59%) Finance
2 194 (11.70%) Banking
3 95 (5.73%) Public Sector
4 79 (4.76%) Marketing
5 59 (3.56%) Front Office
6 55 (3.32%) Back Office
7 51 (3.08%) Retail
8 35 (2.11%) Law
8 35 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.75%) Games
10 28 (1.69%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.21%) Electronics
12 12 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.60%) Advertising
15 9 (0.54%) Police
16 8 (0.48%) Automotive
17 7 (0.42%) Legal
18 4 (0.24%) German Language
19 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 729 (43.97%) Developer
2 191 (11.52%) Software Engineer
3 190 (11.46%) Java Developer
4 162 (9.77%) Python Developer
5 145 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 122 (7.36%) Data Engineer
7 115 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 90 (5.43%) Java Engineer
9 78 (4.70%) Python Engineer
10 73 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 69 (4.16%) Finance Manager
12 66 (3.98%) Architect
13 65 (3.92%) Development Manager
14 64 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
14 64 (3.86%) React Developer
15 62 (3.74%) Engineering Manager
16 56 (3.38%) DBA
17 55 (3.32%) SQL Developer
18 54 (3.26%) C# Developer
18 54 (3.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (18.28%) Web Services
2 273 (16.47%) CSS
3 257 (15.50%) HTML
3 257 (15.50%) Node.js
3 257 (15.50%) REST
4 253 (15.26%) RESTful
5 209 (12.61%) Spring
6 203 (12.24%) React
7 197 (11.88%) AngularJS
8 188 (11.34%) .NET
9 180 (10.86%) Django
10 138 (8.32%) Kafka
11 122 (7.36%) RabbitMQ
12 121 (7.30%) Flask
13 120 (7.24%) J2EE
14 112 (6.76%) HTML5
15 95 (5.73%) gRPC
16 91 (5.49%) Hibernate
17 88 (5.31%) Redux
17 88 (5.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.62%) Hedge funds
2 107 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.76%) User Experience
4 68 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (3.38%) Fixed Income
6 53 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 51 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (3.02%) Mobile App
9 49 (2.96%) Derivative
10 42 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 38 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
12 35 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 32 (1.93%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.63%) Cloud Native
15 25 (1.51%) Replication
16 22 (1.33%) Clustering
17 21 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (1.27%) PKI
18 19 (1.15%) Public Cloud
18 19 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 379 (22.86%) Linux
2 132 (7.96%) Windows
3 96 (5.79%) Unix
4 62 (3.74%) CentOS
5 43 (2.59%) Android
6 37 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 34 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.99%) Apple iOS
8 33 (1.99%) Mac OS X
9 31 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.39%) Debian
11 17 (1.03%) CoreOS
12 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.60%) Solaris
15 9 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.36%) SUSE
17 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 381 (22.98%) Microservices
4 368 (22.20%) DevOps
5 296 (17.85%) TDD
6 236 (14.23%) Mentoring
7 227 (13.69%) Analytics
8 201 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (10.55%) Scrum
10 172 (10.37%) Computer Science
11 161 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
12 156 (9.41%) Asset Management
13 155 (9.35%) Open Source
14 149 (8.99%) Data Science
15 147 (8.87%) Investment Management
16 143 (8.62%) Test Automation
17 142 (8.56%) Fintech
18 139 (8.38%) Machine Learning
19 137 (8.26%) BDD
19 137 (8.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 797 (48.07%) Python
2 737 (44.45%) Java
3 690 (41.62%) SQL
4 629 (37.94%) JavaScript
5 252 (15.20%) C#
6 165 (9.95%) C++
7 158 (9.53%) PHP
8 114 (6.88%) TypeScript
9 113 (6.82%) Bash Shell
10 112 (6.76%) Ruby
11 106 (6.39%) Scala
12 100 (6.03%) Java 8
13 93 (5.61%) Go
14 79 (4.76%) Kotlin
15 57 (3.44%) PowerShell
16 48 (2.90%) PL/SQL
17 47 (2.83%) C
18 43 (2.59%) R
19 35 (2.11%) Perl
20 34 (2.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 214 (12.91%) Degree
2 116 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 94 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 70 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.81%) Sun Certification
6 20 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.78%) HND
7 13 (0.78%) PhD
8 11 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.24%) HNC
10 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.12%) MCSA
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.45%) QA
2 17 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.42%) NIST
5 7 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.18%) GDPR
6 3 (0.18%) PMO
7 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 531 (32.03%) Docker
2 67 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.17%) vSphere
5 14 (0.84%) Postfix
5 14 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.78%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.30%) LXC
8 5 (0.30%) Varnish
9 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.18%) Gluster
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.12%) Firmware
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) Samba
11 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.12%) Squid
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 383 (23.10%) Kubernetes
2 135 (8.14%) Terraform
3 123 (7.42%) Ansible
4 40 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.93%) Puppet
6 21 (1.27%) Nagios
7 20 (1.21%) Prometheus
8 16 (0.97%) Grafana
9 12 (0.72%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 11 (0.66%) logstash
11 10 (0.60%) Kibana
11 10 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.54%) Oozie
13 8 (0.48%) Packer
13 8 (0.48%) Salt
13 8 (0.48%) SCCM
14 6 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.36%) Graylog
14 6 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 332 (20.02%) Oracle
2 196 (11.82%) Google
3 147 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 95 (5.73%) VMware
5 55 (3.32%) Bloomberg
6 45 (2.71%) Red Hat
7 38 (2.29%) Tableau
8 24 (1.45%) ESRI
8 24 (1.45%) SAP
9 23 (1.39%) New Relic
10 20 (1.21%) Talend
11 19 (1.15%) CrowdStrike
12 18 (1.09%) Zend
13 17 (1.03%) IBM
14 16 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.90%) NetIQ
15 15 (0.90%) Splunk
16 14 (0.84%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 13 (0.78%) Sybase