Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 161 184
Rank change year-on-year +53 +23 +17
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2,648 2,180 2,912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.32% 8.09% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 1,842 2,407
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,715 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £116,125 £85,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23,392 26,958 41,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.55% 26.92% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18,289 22,194 33,826
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +3.45%

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 May 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 9 May 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 +59 2,462 £65,000 - 471
London +50 1,514 £77,500 +0.32% 248
UK excluding London +36 1,000 £54,000 +2.86% 251
Work from Home +7 607 £62,500 -3.85% 149
North of England +50 283 £55,000 +10.00% 60
South East -4 248 £55,000 -4.35% 63
South West +22 194 £50,000 - 25
Yorkshire +63 140 £58,750 +6.82% 18
North West +71 132 £55,000 +15.79% 37
East of England +22 95 £60,000 - 26
Midlands +9 85 £45,000 -14.29% 49
Scotland -30 59 £52,500 +16.67% 19
West Midlands -2 48 £50,000 -16.67% 35
East Midlands +22 35 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Wales +23 19 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Northern Ireland +17 18 £45,000 -
North East -34 11 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 1,252 (47.28%) AWS
2 1,134 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,117 (42.18%) Docker
4 1,095 (41.35%) Python
5 1,093 (41.28%) SQL
6 965 (36.44%) Java
7 937 (35.39%) Kubernetes
8 878 (33.16%) JavaScript
9 848 (32.02%) Microservices
10 800 (30.21%) Software Engineering
11 794 (29.98%) DevOps
12 776 (29.31%) MySQL
13 675 (25.49%) Finance
14 666 (25.15%) Git (software)
15 612 (23.11%) Node.js
16 585 (22.09%) Azure
17 561 (21.19%) Jenkins
18 526 (19.86%) SQL Server
19 500 (18.88%) Linux
19 500 (18.88%) Relational Database
20 488 (18.43%) MongoDB
20 488 (18.43%) React
21 473 (17.86%) Terraform
22 458 (17.30%) TypeScript
23 456 (17.22%) Redis
24 446 (16.84%) TDD
25 445 (16.81%) Kafka
26 437 (16.50%) Spring
27 422 (15.94%) GCP
28 400 (15.11%) CSS

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
1 280 (10.57%) Elasticsearch
2 160 (6.04%) Apache Spark
3 146 (5.51%) Apache
4 123 (4.65%) nginx
5 61 (2.30%) Confluence
6 58 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
7 40 (1.51%) GemFire
8 34 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 31 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.87%) Luigi
11 19 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (0.72%) IIS
12 14 (0.53%) WordPress
13 12 (0.45%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.42%) JBoss
15 10 (0.38%) Drupal
16 9 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
16 9 (0.34%) CMS
17 8 (0.30%) Apache Solr
18 7 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (0.30%) Figma
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.23%) Sketch
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.11%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.076%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.038%) Gephi
6 1 (0.038%) InVision
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) Shopify
2 7 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.23%) Primavera
4 4 (0.15%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.076%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.038%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,252 (47.28%) AWS
2 585 (22.09%) Azure
3 422 (15.94%) GCP
4 325 (12.27%) Serverless
5 227 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
6 218 (8.23%) AWS Lambda
7 191 (7.21%) Amazon ECS
8 167 (6.31%) Amazon S3
9 159 (6.00%) GitHub
10 148 (5.59%) SaaS
11 95 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 90 (3.40%) Amazon EKS
13 81 (3.06%) Datadog
14 76 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
15 72 (2.72%) Amazon Kinesis
16 61 (2.30%) Pulumi
17 53 (2.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 50 (1.89%) Heroku
19 49 (1.85%) PaaS
20 48 (1.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.06%) HTTP
2 50 (1.89%) DNS
3 45 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.51%) Firewall
5 26 (0.98%) Internet
6 16 (0.60%) FTP
6 16 (0.60%) SSL
7 15 (0.57%) SMTP
8 12 (0.45%) VLAN
9 11 (0.42%) VPN
10 10 (0.38%) SSH
11 8 (0.30%) LAN
11 8 (0.30%) WAN
12 7 (0.26%) Calico
12 7 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.26%) IPv4
12 7 (0.26%) SNMP
13 6 (0.23%) AMQP
13 6 (0.23%) IMAP
14 5 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (29.31%) MySQL
2 526 (19.86%) SQL Server
3 500 (18.88%) Relational Database
4 488 (18.43%) MongoDB
5 456 (17.22%) Redis
6 399 (15.07%) NoSQL
7 261 (9.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 163 (6.16%) RDBMS
9 156 (5.89%) Big Data
10 152 (5.74%) MariaDB
11 137 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
12 131 (4.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 101 (3.81%) Amazon Aurora
14 98 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 98 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
15 86 (3.25%) Hadoop
16 76 (2.87%) BigQuery
17 73 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
18 52 (1.96%) Neo4j
19 43 (1.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 666 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 561 (21.19%) Jenkins
3 162 (6.12%) JIRA
4 142 (5.36%) GitLab
5 129 (4.87%) Maven
6 124 (4.68%) Gradle
7 113 (4.27%) JUnit
8 100 (3.78%) Cypress.io
9 93 (3.51%) Mockito
10 84 (3.17%) SonarQube
11 82 (3.10%) Cucumber
12 80 (3.02%) Subversion
13 79 (2.98%) IntelliJ
14 77 (2.91%) webpack
15 56 (2.11%) Artifactory
16 54 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 52 (1.96%) CircleCI
18 50 (1.89%) Mercurial
19 49 (1.85%) Selenium
20 47 (1.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 675 (25.49%) Finance
2 369 (13.94%) Social Skills
3 302 (11.40%) Banking
4 137 (5.17%) Retail
5 135 (5.10%) Games
6 107 (4.04%) Public Sector
7 103 (3.89%) Marketing
8 89 (3.36%) Law
9 80 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (2.34%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
14 22 (0.83%) Legal
15 21 (0.79%) Automotive
16 20 (0.76%) Advertising
16 20 (0.76%) Publishing
17 19 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
17 19 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,169 (44.15%) Developer
2 487 (18.39%) Software Engineer
3 377 (14.24%) Java Developer
4 284 (10.73%) Senior Developer
5 211 (7.97%) Python Developer
6 196 (7.40%) Python Engineer
7 187 (7.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 180 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 162 (6.12%) Java Engineer
10 156 (5.89%) AWS Engineer
11 138 (5.21%) Data Engineer
11 138 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
12 135 (5.10%) AWS Developer
13 114 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 109 (4.12%) Python Software Engineer
15 100 (3.78%) Backend Developer
15 100 (3.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 97 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
17 93 (3.51%) AWS Software Engineer
18 90 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (23.11%) Node.js
2 488 (18.43%) React
3 445 (16.81%) Kafka
4 437 (16.50%) Spring
5 400 (15.11%) CSS
6 394 (14.88%) Web Services
7 373 (14.09%) REST
8 363 (13.71%) AngularJS
9 325 (12.27%) RESTful
10 318 (12.01%) HTML
11 284 (10.73%) .NET
12 254 (9.59%) Spring Boot
13 236 (8.91%) Django
14 230 (8.69%) RabbitMQ
15 225 (8.50%) GraphQL
16 213 (8.04%) gRPC
17 177 (6.68%) Redux
18 166 (6.27%) .NET Core
19 164 (6.19%) Vue.js
20 134 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.25%) User Experience
2 147 (5.55%) Linux Command Line
3 129 (4.87%) Hedge funds
4 96 (3.63%) Cloud Native
5 92 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 84 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 81 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 78 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 78 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
9 70 (2.64%) Blog
10 64 (2.42%) Pricing Data
11 61 (2.30%) Clustering
12 47 (1.77%) NHS
13 41 (1.55%) Management Information System
14 37 (1.40%) Equities
15 34 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (1.13%) Replication
17 29 (1.10%) N-Tier
17 29 (1.10%) Virtual Team
18 28 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 500 (18.88%) Linux
2 165 (6.23%) Unix
3 116 (4.38%) Windows
4 83 (3.13%) CentOS
5 54 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.96%) Android
7 47 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.64%) Debian
10 5 (0.19%) Fedora
11 3 (0.11%) VMS
12 2 (0.076%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.038%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.038%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.038%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,134 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 848 (32.02%) Microservices
3 800 (30.21%) Software Engineering
4 794 (29.98%) DevOps
5 446 (16.84%) TDD
6 388 (14.65%) Fintech
7 360 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
8 328 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
9 313 (11.82%) Scrum
10 272 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 258 (9.74%) Test Automation
12 237 (8.95%) Mentoring
13 236 (8.91%) Analytics
14 224 (8.46%) Open Source
15 203 (7.67%) Data Science
16 201 (7.59%) OO
17 189 (7.14%) Machine Learning
18 181 (6.84%) Infrastructure as Code
19 165 (6.23%) Configuration Management
20 161 (6.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,095 (41.35%) Python
2 1,093 (41.28%) SQL
3 965 (36.44%) Java
4 878 (33.16%) JavaScript
5 458 (17.30%) TypeScript
6 391 (14.77%) C#
7 272 (10.27%) Go
8 254 (9.59%) Ruby
9 232 (8.76%) Bash Shell
10 201 (7.59%) PHP
11 165 (6.23%) C++
12 136 (5.14%) PowerShell
13 126 (4.76%) Groovy
14 123 (4.65%) Scala
15 94 (3.55%) Java 8
16 91 (3.44%) C
17 83 (3.13%) Shell Script
18 78 (2.95%) ES6
19 68 (2.57%) Kotlin
20 45 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 329 (12.42%) Degree
2 116 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 103 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 97 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.66%) OCP
5 44 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (0.87%) PhD
7 19 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.26%) OSCE
10 7 (0.26%) OSCP
10 7 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.15%) MCSA
13 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.91%) QA
2 28 (1.06%) GDPR
3 25 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.87%) NIST
5 20 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.76%) PSD2
6 18 (0.68%) SLA
7 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.30%) EMIR
9 8 (0.30%) MiFID
10 7 (0.26%) SOC 1
10 7 (0.26%) SOC 2
11 3 (0.11%) WCAG
12 2 (0.076%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.076%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.076%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.076%) PMO
13 1 (0.038%) GRC
13 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,117 (42.18%) Docker
2 74 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.47%) HDFS
5 20 (0.76%) vSphere
6 15 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.57%) Postfix
7 13 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.23%) iptables
10 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.11%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.11%) OpenDJ
13 2 (0.076%) Firmware
13 2 (0.076%) Varnish
14 1 (0.038%) KVM
14 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 937 (35.39%) Kubernetes
2 473 (17.86%) Terraform
3 388 (14.65%) Ansible
4 167 (6.31%) Puppet
5 146 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
6 139 (5.25%) Prometheus
7 114 (4.31%) Grafana
8 49 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.68%) Istio
11 17 (0.64%) Consul
11 17 (0.64%) Kibana
12 14 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
12 14 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.34%) Icinga
13 9 (0.34%) linkerd
14 8 (0.30%) Nagios
15 7 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
15 7 (0.26%) Graylog
16 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 382 (14.43%) Oracle
2 238 (8.99%) Google
3 109 (4.12%) VMware
4 97 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 83 (3.13%) Sybase
6 57 (2.15%) SaltStack
7 55 (2.08%) New Relic
8 44 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 33 (1.25%) Okta
10 31 (1.17%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.06%) Yahoo!
12 25 (0.94%) Databricks
13 24 (0.91%) Spotify
14 21 (0.79%) Facebook
14 21 (0.79%) SAP
15 18 (0.68%) Splunk
16 16 (0.60%) PagerDuty
17 13 (0.49%) IBM
18 12 (0.45%) ServiceNow