Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 249 275
Rank change year-on-year +53 +26 +73
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3,120 2,346 2,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.36% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 4.44% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,499 1,989 2,170
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 54,362 52,785 64,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.63% 30.59% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45,302 45,019 54,696
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +48 2,855 £57,500 +4.55% 502
London +45 1,543 £65,000 +8.33% 261
UK excluding London +63 1,524 £47,500 +5.56% 268
South East +69 530 £50,000 +5.26% 79
North of England +21 270 £45,000 +12.50% 69
South West +14 191 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Scotland +50 187 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West +14 176 £44,000 +3.53% 39
Midlands +26 164 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East of England +35 145 £55,000 - 32
West Midlands +14 99 £44,000 +3.53% 15
Yorkshire +33 82 £50,000 +42.67% 24
East Midlands +14 65 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Wales +4 35 £38,000 +5.22% 4
North East -25 12 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Northern Ireland -3 1 - - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,309 (41.96%) SQL
2 1,290 (41.35%) MySQL
3 1,287 (41.25%) Python
4 1,278 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1,255 (40.22%) Linux
6 1,216 (38.97%) JavaScript
7 1,206 (38.65%) Java
8 964 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
9 870 (27.88%) Docker
10 796 (25.51%) Git (software)
11 767 (24.58%) NoSQL
12 724 (23.21%) HTML
13 649 (20.80%) TDD
14 630 (20.19%) CSS
14 630 (20.19%) DevOps
15 604 (19.36%) AngularJS
16 591 (18.94%) Relational Database
17 589 (18.88%) Node.js
18 586 (18.78%) Finance
19 584 (18.72%) Oracle
20 555 (17.79%) Software Engineering
21 553 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
22 547 (17.53%) MongoDB
23 523 (16.76%) SQL Server
24 517 (16.57%) Ansible
25 466 (14.94%) Redis
26 465 (14.90%) Ruby
27 453 (14.52%) Jenkins
28 446 (14.29%) Spring
29 441 (14.13%) 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
1 357 (11.44%) Elasticsearch
2 249 (7.98%) Apache
3 224 (7.18%) Tomcat
4 187 (5.99%) Apache Spark
5 184 (5.90%) nginx
6 109 (3.49%) Confluence
7 97 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 72 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 67 (2.15%) JBoss
10 58 (1.86%) CMS
10 58 (1.86%) Ethereum
11 39 (1.25%) MQSeries
12 33 (1.06%) CloudStack
13 30 (0.96%) SAS
13 30 (0.96%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.93%) WordPress
15 27 (0.87%) IIS
15 27 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 26 (0.83%) GlassFish
17 24 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 25 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.19%) HipChat
3 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.16%) Weka
5 4 (0.13%) SPSS
6 3 (0.096%) InVision
Business Applications
1 84 (2.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 23 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.26%) Magento
4 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.096%) Eikon
5 3 (0.096%) Shopify
5 3 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.096%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.032%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.032%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.032%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 964 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
2 341 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 293 (9.39%) GitHub
4 147 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 137 (4.39%) Amazon S3
6 133 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 131 (4.20%) SaaS
8 121 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
9 120 (3.85%) Heroku
10 79 (2.53%) Slack
11 71 (2.28%) Serverless
12 69 (2.21%) IaaS
13 68 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 53 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
15 47 (1.51%) PaaS
16 44 (1.41%) npm
16 44 (1.41%) Trello
17 39 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
18 29 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
19 28 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.82%) Internet
2 87 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 84 (2.69%) HTTP
4 66 (2.12%) VPN
5 62 (1.99%) SAN
6 60 (1.92%) DNS
7 55 (1.76%) Firewall
8 31 (0.99%) SMS
9 27 (0.87%) Broadband
10 23 (0.74%) AMQP
11 21 (0.67%) SSH
12 20 (0.64%) SMTP
13 19 (0.61%) SSL
14 17 (0.54%) Kerberos
15 16 (0.51%) NAS
16 15 (0.48%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (0.35%) VLAN
18 10 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,290 (41.35%) MySQL
2 767 (24.58%) NoSQL
3 591 (18.94%) Relational Database
4 547 (17.53%) MongoDB
5 523 (16.76%) SQL Server
6 466 (14.94%) Redis
7 295 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 252 (8.08%) Hadoop
9 238 (7.63%) Big Data
10 208 (6.67%) RDBMS
11 156 (5.00%) Blockchain
12 147 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
13 119 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 103 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 101 (3.24%) Oracle Database
16 80 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
17 78 (2.50%) MariaDB
18 68 (2.18%) Apache Hive
19 62 (1.99%) HBase
19 62 (1.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 796 (25.51%) Git (software)
2 453 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 285 (9.13%) JIRA
4 272 (8.72%) Maven
5 209 (6.70%) Subversion
6 121 (3.88%) JUnit
7 110 (3.53%) Mocha
8 106 (3.40%) Selenium
9 99 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 93 (2.98%) webpack
11 79 (2.53%) Gradle
11 79 (2.53%) Vagrant
12 74 (2.37%) TeamCity
13 64 (2.05%) GitLab
14 62 (1.99%) Bitbucket
15 56 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 53 (1.70%) JMeter
17 44 (1.41%) Eclipse
18 42 (1.35%) IntelliJ
19 36 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 586 (18.78%) Finance
2 170 (5.45%) Banking
3 145 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 144 (4.62%) Retail
5 61 (1.96%) Games
6 57 (1.83%) Marketing
7 48 (1.54%) Advertising
8 42 (1.35%) Billing
9 40 (1.28%) Legal
10 35 (1.12%) Back Office
11 30 (0.96%) Publishing
12 28 (0.90%) Law
13 23 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.32%) Electronics
17 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.22%) Automotive
20 4 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,751 (56.12%) Developer
2 412 (13.21%) Senior Developer
3 377 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 372 (11.92%) Python Developer
5 256 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 237 (7.60%) Software Engineer
7 204 (6.54%) Full Stack Developer
8 189 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 151 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 133 (4.26%) Java Engineer
10 133 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
11 129 (4.13%) Architect
12 128 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 125 (4.01%) Python Engineer
14 115 (3.69%) DBA
15 111 (3.56%) Administrator
16 107 (3.43%) Data Engineer
17 97 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 89 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
19 85 (2.72%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (23.21%) HTML
2 630 (20.19%) CSS
3 604 (19.36%) AngularJS
4 589 (18.88%) Node.js
5 446 (14.29%) Spring
6 441 (14.13%) React
7 411 (13.17%) Web Services
8 306 (9.81%) RESTful
9 297 (9.52%) Django
10 275 (8.81%) Hibernate
11 252 (8.08%) jQuery
11 252 (8.08%) REST
12 234 (7.50%) .NET
13 217 (6.96%) HTML5
14 210 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
15 207 (6.63%) Ruby on Rails
16 205 (6.57%) Kafka
17 165 (5.29%) XML
18 151 (4.84%) CSS3
19 146 (4.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 274 (8.78%) Computer Science
2 267 (8.56%) Fintech
3 173 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 171 (5.48%) User Experience
5 125 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
6 115 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 105 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
8 83 (2.66%) Algorithms
9 80 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 76 (2.44%) Virtual Team
11 68 (2.18%) Data Centre
12 66 (2.12%) Public Cloud
13 58 (1.86%) Bitcoin
14 51 (1.63%) Management Information System
15 45 (1.44%) Replication
16 36 (1.15%) Clustering
17 34 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
17 34 (1.09%) Private Cloud
18 28 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,255 (40.22%) Linux
2 283 (9.07%) Windows
3 230 (7.37%) Unix
4 132 (4.23%) Ubuntu
5 122 (3.91%) CentOS
6 117 (3.75%) Android
7 95 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 92 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (1.89%) Debian
10 48 (1.54%) VMS
10 48 (1.54%) Windows Server
11 42 (1.35%) Solaris
12 34 (1.09%) CoreOS
13 32 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.87%) AIX
15 19 (0.61%) HPUX
16 18 (0.58%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
18 11 (0.35%) openSUSE
19 10 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,278 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (20.80%) TDD
3 630 (20.19%) DevOps
4 555 (17.79%) Software Engineering
5 553 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
6 427 (13.69%) Test Automation
7 411 (13.17%) Scrum
8 382 (12.24%) Microservices
9 324 (10.38%) Open Source
10 320 (10.26%) OO
11 317 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
12 290 (9.29%) Analytics
13 274 (8.78%) BDD
14 273 (8.75%) Machine Learning
15 253 (8.11%) SDLC
16 240 (7.69%) Front End Development
17 236 (7.56%) Unit Testing
18 230 (7.37%) Configuration Management
19 187 (5.99%) Web Development
20 179 (5.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,309 (41.96%) SQL
2 1,287 (41.25%) Python
3 1,216 (38.97%) JavaScript
4 1,206 (38.65%) Java
5 465 (14.90%) Ruby
6 412 (13.21%) PHP
7 363 (11.63%) C#
8 328 (10.51%) Bash Shell
9 201 (6.44%) Perl
10 184 (5.90%) Go
11 165 (5.29%) C++
12 158 (5.06%) Scala
13 156 (5.00%) ES6
14 139 (4.46%) Shell Script
15 130 (4.17%) Java 8
16 88 (2.82%) PowerShell
16 88 (2.82%) TypeScript
17 84 (2.69%) R
18 69 (2.21%) C
19 64 (2.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 388 (12.44%) Degree
2 138 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 126 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.74%) MCSE
7 21 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 21 (0.67%) MCITP
7 21 (0.67%) MCSA
7 21 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.32%) ISEB
9 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.29%) PhD
10 9 (0.29%) RHCE
11 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.16%) CCNP
12 5 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
13 3 (0.096%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (3.49%) QA
2 55 (1.76%) GCP
3 29 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.61%) GDPR
5 17 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 10 (0.32%) SLA
8 9 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.096%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.096%) PMO
12 1 (0.032%) BS7666
12 1 (0.032%) COBIT
12 1 (0.032%) DICOM
System Software
1 870 (27.88%) Docker
2 119 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.83%) KVM
3 57 (1.83%) vSphere
4 55 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 54 (1.73%) Active Directory
6 43 (1.38%) HDFS
7 41 (1.31%) iptables
8 39 (1.25%) Hyper-V
9 37 (1.19%) Apache Flume
10 26 (0.83%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.61%) Samba
12 17 (0.54%) Varnish
13 16 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.38%) Xen
15 10 (0.32%) NFS
16 9 (0.29%) Ceph
17 8 (0.26%) Postfix
18 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
18 7 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 517 (16.57%) Ansible
2 410 (13.14%) Puppet
3 343 (10.99%) Kubernetes
4 213 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
5 187 (5.99%) Terraform
6 105 (3.37%) Nagios
7 61 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 61 (1.96%) logstash
8 60 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
9 50 (1.60%) Kibana
10 42 (1.35%) Marathon
11 40 (1.28%) Salt
12 35 (1.12%) Grafana
13 34 (1.09%) Prometheus
14 32 (1.03%) ZABBIX
15 31 (0.99%) Mesos
16 26 (0.83%) Cacti
17 25 (0.80%) Capistrano
18 24 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
18 24 (0.77%) Rancher
Vendors
1 584 (18.72%) Oracle
2 193 (6.19%) VMware
3 187 (5.99%) Microsoft
4 141 (4.52%) Google
5 132 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 58 (1.86%) Splunk
7 56 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (1.57%) SaltStack
9 48 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 45 (1.44%) Hortonworks
11 43 (1.38%) IBM
12 42 (1.35%) Cisco
13 35 (1.12%) HP
14 33 (1.06%) New Relic
15 31 (0.99%) Atlassian
15 31 (0.99%) Zend
16 30 (0.96%) Tableau
17 26 (0.83%) Capita
18 25 (0.80%) PagerDuty
19 23 (0.74%) Twitter