Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 125 169
Rank change year-on-year +41 +44 +24
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 4,707 1,291 2,846
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.70% 2.60% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.31% 9.07% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,015 1,164 2,494
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,295
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £64,184 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.27% +6.97% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,050 £97,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 35,369 14,229 37,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.82% 28.67% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22,507 12,097 31,188
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 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 +42 4,170 £65,000 - 557
London +40 2,831 £75,000 - 327
UK excluding London +1 1,463 £55,000 +4.76% 255
Work from Home -18 961 £66,000 +10.00% 151
South East +7 475 £57,500 +9.52% 58
North of England -35 325 £55,000 +4.76% 74
South West +5 202 £57,500 +15.00% 27
North West -23 170 £52,500 - 43
Midlands -47 159 £46,000 -5.15% 43
Scotland +18 145 £52,500 - 16
Yorkshire -32 144 £55,000 +4.76% 19
West Midlands -26 115 £45,000 -18.18% 28
East of England -51 107 £50,000 -16.67% 25
Wales -44 48 £55,000 +22.22% 9
East Midlands -65 44 £51,250 +28.13% 15
North East -29 11 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Northern Ireland -40 6 £42,250 +5.63% 3

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 2,504 (53.20%) AWS
2 2,162 (45.93%) Python
3 2,010 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1,800 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 1,750 (37.18%) React
6 1,738 (36.92%) Docker
7 1,703 (36.18%) JavaScript
8 1,657 (35.20%) Java
9 1,526 (32.42%) SQL
10 1,475 (31.34%) Node.js
11 1,461 (31.04%) DevOps
12 1,453 (30.87%) Kubernetes
13 1,414 (30.04%) Microservices
14 1,269 (26.96%) Git (software)
15 1,216 (25.83%) TypeScript
16 1,110 (23.58%) Finance
17 1,103 (23.43%) MySQL
18 1,051 (22.33%) Azure
19 1,044 (22.18%) Full Stack Development
20 1,035 (21.99%) Redis
21 926 (19.67%) Relational Database
22 881 (18.72%) Linux
23 861 (18.29%) TDD
24 859 (18.25%) CSS
25 855 (18.16%) Jenkins
26 850 (18.06%) Social Skills
27 829 (17.61%) NoSQL
28 804 (17.08%) GCP
29 803 (17.06%) AngularJS
29 803 (17.06%) REST

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
1 412 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
2 387 (8.22%) Apache Spark
3 375 (7.97%) Apache
4 201 (4.27%) GemFire
5 147 (3.12%) Confluence
6 145 (3.08%) nginx
7 95 (2.02%) GeoServer
8 92 (1.95%) Apache Airflow
9 53 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 44 (0.93%) Apache Pulsar
10 44 (0.93%) CMS
11 43 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 38 (0.81%) SAS
13 33 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 26 (0.55%) ArcGIS
16 23 (0.49%) IBM Domino
17 22 (0.47%) Jupyter
17 22 (0.47%) WordPress
18 18 (0.38%) Luigi
Applications
1 56 (1.19%) Figma
2 17 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.13%) Zeplin
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.11%) GIMP
8 5 (0.11%) Sketch
9 3 (0.064%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.89%) Shopify
2 40 (0.85%) Magento
3 15 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 14 (0.30%) R3 Corda
5 13 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 8 (0.17%) Primavera
8 8 (0.17%) Unica
9 4 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.042%) MetaTrader
12 1 (0.021%) Line 50
12 1 (0.021%) Relativity
12 1 (0.021%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.021%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2,504 (53.20%) AWS
2 1,051 (22.33%) Azure
3 804 (17.08%) GCP
4 688 (14.62%) Serverless
5 678 (14.40%) GitHub
6 372 (7.90%) SaaS
7 364 (7.73%) Amazon S3
8 329 (6.99%) AWS Lambda
9 226 (4.80%) Amazon SQS
10 225 (4.78%) Amazon Kinesis
11 220 (4.67%) Heroku
12 214 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
13 206 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
14 141 (3.00%) OpenShift
15 126 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
16 124 (2.63%) Power Platform
17 121 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
18 110 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
18 110 (2.34%) Slack
19 106 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 258 (5.48%) HTTP
2 94 (2.00%) DNS
3 63 (1.34%) Internet
4 59 (1.25%) Firewall
5 41 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.87%) VPN
6 35 (0.74%) AMQP
7 34 (0.72%) SSL
8 31 (0.66%) SMTP
9 30 (0.64%) Calico
10 25 (0.53%) MQTT
11 21 (0.45%) IPv4
12 18 (0.38%) WAN
13 17 (0.36%) LAN
13 17 (0.36%) RIP
14 16 (0.34%) DHCP
15 15 (0.32%) IPv6
16 13 (0.28%) FTP
16 13 (0.28%) Network Security
17 12 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,103 (23.43%) MySQL
2 1,035 (21.99%) Redis
3 926 (19.67%) Relational Database
4 829 (17.61%) NoSQL
5 690 (14.66%) MongoDB
6 655 (13.92%) SQL Server
7 524 (11.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 347 (7.37%) Big Data
9 336 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
10 259 (5.50%) MariaDB
11 251 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 211 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
13 208 (4.42%) RDBMS
14 186 (3.95%) HBase
15 158 (3.36%) Hadoop
16 157 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 156 (3.31%) Amazon Aurora
18 124 (2.63%) Power BI
18 124 (2.63%) Tableau
19 123 (2.61%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,269 (26.96%) Git (software)
2 855 (18.16%) Jenkins
3 359 (7.63%) Cypress.io
4 318 (6.76%) Gradle
5 276 (5.86%) JUnit
6 274 (5.82%) GitLab
7 270 (5.74%) JIRA
8 260 (5.52%) CircleCI
9 245 (5.21%) Cucumber
10 228 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 220 (4.67%) Protractor
12 216 (4.59%) Mockito
13 211 (4.48%) Eclipse
14 207 (4.40%) IntelliJ
15 174 (3.70%) Storybook
16 171 (3.63%) Selenium
17 165 (3.51%) SonarQube
18 140 (2.97%) Maven
19 139 (2.95%) webpack
20 136 (2.89%) Artifactory
General
1 1,110 (23.58%) Finance
2 850 (18.06%) Social Skills
3 480 (10.20%) Banking
4 306 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 292 (6.20%) Retail
6 286 (6.08%) Law
7 265 (5.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 264 (5.61%) Games
9 210 (4.46%) Marketing
10 129 (2.74%) Public Sector
11 116 (2.46%) Telecoms
12 94 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
13 76 (1.61%) Manufacturing
14 69 (1.47%) Legal
15 68 (1.44%) Automotive
15 68 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 62 (1.32%) Publishing
17 54 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
18 47 (1.00%) Local Government
19 40 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,564 (33.23%) Developer
2 1,077 (22.88%) Software Engineer
3 392 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 359 (7.63%) Senior Developer
5 346 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 320 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 248 (5.27%) Data Engineer
8 234 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 232 (4.93%) Python Engineer
10 224 (4.76%) Python Developer
11 176 (3.74%) Backend Developer
12 168 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 152 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
14 142 (3.02%) Java Engineer
15 131 (2.78%) Analyst
16 127 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 123 (2.61%) Architect
18 118 (2.51%) React Developer
19 115 (2.44%) Principal Software Engineer
20 114 (2.42%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,750 (37.18%) React
2 1,475 (31.34%) Node.js
3 859 (18.25%) CSS
4 803 (17.06%) AngularJS
4 803 (17.06%) REST
5 769 (16.34%) Kafka
6 728 (15.47%) Spring
7 669 (14.21%) GraphQL
8 582 (12.36%) Django
9 547 (11.62%) HTML
10 544 (11.56%) RESTful
11 525 (11.15%) Web Services
12 490 (10.41%) Redux
13 466 (9.90%) RabbitMQ
14 395 (8.39%) .NET
15 382 (8.12%) React Native
16 372 (7.90%) Express
17 331 (7.03%) Spring Boot
18 326 (6.93%) Vue.js
19 287 (6.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 614 (13.04%) User Experience
2 268 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
3 258 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
4 196 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 173 (3.68%) Virtual Team
6 162 (3.44%) Cloud Native
7 156 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 156 (3.31%) Data Structures
8 99 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 98 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 83 (1.76%) Blog
11 81 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 76 (1.61%) NHS
13 72 (1.53%) Hedge funds
14 66 (1.40%) BBC
15 61 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
16 48 (1.02%) Public Cloud
17 47 (1.00%) Life Science
18 45 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
19 44 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 881 (18.72%) Linux
2 462 (9.82%) Unix
3 231 (4.91%) Windows
4 167 (3.55%) Android
5 165 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 128 (2.72%) Ubuntu
7 71 (1.51%) CentOS
8 47 (1.00%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.28%) Fedora
11 10 (0.21%) Debian
12 8 (0.17%) Solaris
13 7 (0.15%) VMS
14 4 (0.085%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.064%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.064%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.064%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.042%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.042%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,010 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,800 (38.24%) Software Engineering
3 1,461 (31.04%) DevOps
4 1,414 (30.04%) Microservices
5 1,044 (22.18%) Full Stack Development
6 861 (18.29%) TDD
7 758 (16.10%) Test Automation
8 711 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
9 701 (14.89%) Computer Science
10 648 (13.77%) Scrum
11 623 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
12 582 (12.36%) Analytics
13 536 (11.39%) Mentoring
14 490 (10.41%) Fintech
15 444 (9.43%) Open Source
16 430 (9.14%) Data Science
17 407 (8.65%) Machine Learning
18 398 (8.46%) OO
19 396 (8.41%) Clean Code
20 389 (8.26%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 2,162 (45.93%) Python
2 1,703 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 1,657 (35.20%) Java
4 1,526 (32.42%) SQL
5 1,216 (25.83%) TypeScript
6 653 (13.87%) C#
7 607 (12.90%) Go
8 507 (10.77%) Ruby
9 326 (6.93%) Shell Script
10 287 (6.10%) C++
11 272 (5.78%) Bash Shell
12 262 (5.57%) Scala
13 253 (5.37%) Groovy
14 247 (5.25%) Kotlin
14 247 (5.25%) PHP
15 242 (5.14%) C
16 196 (4.16%) ES6
17 161 (3.42%) PowerShell
18 127 (2.70%) Perl
19 98 (2.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 688 (14.62%) Degree
2 204 (4.33%) OCP
2 204 (4.33%) Oracle Certification
3 203 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 187 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 91 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 89 (1.89%) Master's Degree
7 36 (0.76%) AWS Certification
8 21 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 18 (0.38%) PhD
10 12 (0.25%) SAS Certification
11 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.17%) MCSE
12 8 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.15%) HND
14 6 (0.13%) HNC
14 6 (0.13%) MCSA
15 5 (0.11%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (7.52%) QA
2 80 (1.70%) GDPR
3 75 (1.59%) Accessibility
4 38 (0.81%) SLA
5 33 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 30 (0.64%) PSD2
7 21 (0.45%) EMIR
7 21 (0.45%) MiFID
8 15 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 15 (0.32%) GxP
8 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.23%) WCAG
10 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.085%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.085%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.064%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.064%) SEPA
12 3 (0.064%) TickIT
System Software
1 1,738 (36.92%) Docker
2 192 (4.08%) HDFS
3 143 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 31 (0.66%) Postfix
7 27 (0.57%) Varnish
8 21 (0.45%) iptables
9 13 (0.28%) NFS
10 12 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.15%) Samba
14 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.13%) vSphere
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.064%) Firmware
16 3 (0.064%) LXC
17 2 (0.042%) Hyper-V
18 1 (0.021%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,453 (30.87%) Kubernetes
2 785 (16.68%) Terraform
3 574 (12.19%) Ansible
4 305 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
5 215 (4.57%) Puppet
6 191 (4.06%) Prometheus
7 151 (3.21%) Grafana
8 95 (2.02%) Istio
9 68 (1.44%) Kibana
10 61 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
11 44 (0.93%) HAProxy
12 29 (0.62%) Opsgenie
13 26 (0.55%) logstash
14 25 (0.53%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.51%) Apache Brooklyn
15 24 (0.51%) Cobbler
16 18 (0.38%) Icinga
16 18 (0.38%) Nagios
16 18 (0.38%) Pingdom
17 16 (0.34%) linkerd
Vendors
1 626 (13.30%) Oracle
2 465 (9.88%) Google
3 227 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 218 (4.63%) VMware
5 173 (3.68%) Okta
6 109 (2.32%) New Relic
7 96 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 81 (1.72%) SaltStack
9 79 (1.68%) Databricks
10 62 (1.32%) SAP
11 57 (1.21%) Talend
12 54 (1.15%) Facebook
12 54 (1.15%) Sybase
13 50 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 42 (0.89%) YouTube
15 39 (0.83%) Alibaba
15 39 (0.83%) Atlassian
16 38 (0.81%) Splunk
17 36 (0.76%) Informatica
18 32 (0.68%) Instagram