Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 285 339
Rank change year-on-year +35 +54 +14
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 2449 2260 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.19% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.57% 4.02% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 1878 1775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 53569 56197 69091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.52% 29.64% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44034 47845 58259
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the UK

PostgreSQL
Top 16 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 23 October 2017. 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 +34 2295 £55,000 - 172
London -2 1243 £60,000 - 85
UK excluding London +58 1167 £45,000 - 90
South East +102 445 £50,000 - 30
North of England +12 224 £40,000 -5.88% 18
South West +64 179 £37,500 -21.05% 14
North West +35 139 £42,750 -5.00% 15
Midlands -11 123 £48,500 +14.12% 16
Scotland +21 96 £50,000 - 3
East of England -29 79 £50,000 +2.04% 9
Yorkshire +2 75 £40,000 +23.08% 2
West Midlands -40 66 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East Midlands +38 59 £46,250 +15.63% 8
Wales +19 23 £32,163 -9.40%
Northern Ireland -16 6 £50,000 -4.76%
North East +19 4 £36,250 -22.04% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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 1017 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 986 (40.26%) Python
3 966 (39.44%) Java
4 949 (38.75%) Linux
5 941 (38.42%) MySQL
6 938 (38.30%) SQL
7 868 (35.44%) JavaScript
8 653 (26.66%) Amazon AWS
9 591 (24.13%) Oracle
10 574 (23.44%) SQL Server
11 523 (21.36%) HTML
12 505 (20.62%) Git (software)
13 493 (20.13%) Docker
14 466 (19.03%) TDD
15 439 (17.93%) CSS
16 438 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
17 437 (17.84%) MongoDB
18 434 (17.72%) Software Engineering
19 429 (17.52%) DevOps
20 415 (16.95%) Relational Database
21 413 (16.86%) Finance
22 404 (16.50%) NoSQL
23 385 (15.72%) Spring
24 383 (15.64%) Ruby
25 357 (14.58%) Open Source
26 356 (14.54%) Ansible
27 351 (14.33%) Scrum
28 342 (13.96%) Web Services
29 334 (13.64%) Jenkins
30 329 (13.43%) PHP

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
1 302 (12.33%) Tomcat
2 265 (10.82%) Elasticsearch
3 248 (10.13%) Apache
4 176 (7.19%) Apache Spark
5 158 (6.45%) JBoss
6 117 (4.78%) OpenStack
7 98 (4.00%) nginx
8 95 (3.88%) WebLogic
9 88 (3.59%) Confluence
10 76 (3.10%) WebSphere
11 66 (2.69%) Apache Solr
12 55 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 47 (1.92%) IIS
14 46 (1.88%) Jetty
15 34 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
16 27 (1.10%) GlassFish
17 24 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.90%) SharePoint
19 21 (0.86%) WordPress
20 20 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.20%) HipChat
5 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.16%) SPSS
7 3 (0.12%) Pipeline Pilot
8 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
1 14 (0.57%) Eloqua
2 12 (0.49%) Revive Adserver
3 10 (0.41%) Odoo
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.12%) Eikon
4 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.12%) Primavera
5 2 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.082%) Magento
5 2 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.041%) assyst
6 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.041%) FastStats
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.041%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.041%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 653 (26.66%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (4.61%) GitHub
4 91 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 68 (2.78%) SaaS
6 67 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
7 60 (2.45%) Heroku
8 43 (1.76%) Amazon S3
9 41 (1.67%) IaaS
10 37 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
11 31 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (1.06%) PaaS
13 24 (0.98%) Slack
14 23 (0.94%) Serverless
15 22 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
17 19 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
18 17 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
19 16 (0.65%) Trello
20 15 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (4.90%) HTTP
2 105 (4.29%) Internet
3 102 (4.16%) TCP/IP
4 69 (2.82%) DNS
5 62 (2.53%) Firewall
6 34 (1.39%) Broadband
7 32 (1.31%) SAN
8 30 (1.22%) LDAP
8 30 (1.22%) SSL
9 28 (1.14%) VPN
10 27 (1.10%) Network Security
11 19 (0.78%) SNMP
12 18 (0.73%) AMQP
12 18 (0.73%) NAS
13 17 (0.69%) Kerberos
13 17 (0.69%) SMTP
14 16 (0.65%) DHCP
14 16 (0.65%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 941 (38.42%) MySQL
2 574 (23.44%) SQL Server
3 437 (17.84%) MongoDB
4 415 (16.95%) Relational Database
5 404 (16.50%) NoSQL
6 243 (9.92%) Redis
7 234 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 191 (7.80%) Hadoop
9 181 (7.39%) Big Data
10 171 (6.98%) RDBMS
11 155 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 86 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
14 80 (3.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 73 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
16 57 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 56 (2.29%) Neo4j
17 56 (2.29%) Oracle Database
18 55 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (2.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 505 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 334 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 209 (8.53%) Maven
4 186 (7.59%) JUnit
5 170 (6.94%) Subversion
6 167 (6.82%) JIRA
7 99 (4.04%) Mockito
8 78 (3.18%) Cucumber
9 75 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 70 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 63 (2.57%) Bitbucket
12 61 (2.49%) Selenium
13 52 (2.12%) webpack
14 46 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (1.80%) GitLab
15 44 (1.80%) Vagrant
16 43 (1.76%) Gradle
17 41 (1.67%) TeamCity
18 40 (1.63%) NUnit
19 32 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 413 (16.86%) Finance
2 203 (8.29%) Marketing
3 133 (5.43%) Banking
4 107 (4.37%) Retail
5 81 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.18%) Legal
7 74 (3.02%) Publishing
8 57 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 55 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 55 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.92%) Electronics
11 42 (1.71%) Games
12 24 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.82%) Billing
14 18 (0.73%) Law
15 16 (0.65%) Advertising
16 10 (0.41%) Front Office
17 8 (0.33%) Automotive
18 7 (0.29%) Military
19 6 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1351 (55.17%) Developer
2 422 (17.23%) Java Developer
3 349 (14.25%) Senior Developer
4 246 (10.04%) Python Developer
5 213 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 169 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 160 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 159 (6.49%) Software Developer
9 128 (5.23%) DBA
10 124 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 110 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
12 106 (4.33%) PHP Developer
13 105 (4.29%) Architect
14 96 (3.92%) Administrator
15 87 (3.55%) .NET Developer
16 84 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
17 79 (3.23%) Java Engineer
18 71 (2.90%) C# Developer
19 70 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
19 70 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (21.36%) HTML
2 439 (17.93%) CSS
3 385 (15.72%) Spring
4 342 (13.96%) Web Services
5 309 (12.62%) Node.js
6 306 (12.49%) .NET
7 276 (11.27%) AngularJS
8 256 (10.45%) REST
9 220 (8.98%) React
10 219 (8.94%) Django
10 219 (8.94%) XML
11 214 (8.74%) jQuery
12 210 (8.57%) RESTful
13 204 (8.33%) Hibernate
14 187 (7.64%) RabbitMQ
15 154 (6.29%) J2EE
16 145 (5.92%) LAMP
17 139 (5.68%) HTML5
18 138 (5.63%) SOAP
19 136 (5.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 233 (9.51%) Computer Science
2 197 (8.04%) Fintech
3 135 (5.51%) User Experience
4 114 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 111 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
7 96 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 90 (3.67%) Algorithms
9 56 (2.29%) Replication
10 42 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
11 41 (1.67%) Data Centre
12 38 (1.55%) Blog
13 34 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 34 (1.39%) Public Cloud
14 29 (1.18%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.06%) Clustering
16 25 (1.02%) Private Cloud
17 24 (0.98%) N-Tier
18 22 (0.90%) NHS
19 21 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 949 (38.75%) Linux
2 300 (12.25%) Windows
3 268 (10.94%) Unix
4 95 (3.88%) Ubuntu
5 89 (3.63%) CentOS
6 86 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 78 (3.18%) Android
9 62 (2.53%) Debian
9 62 (2.53%) Windows Server
10 32 (1.31%) Solaris
11 14 (0.57%) AIX
12 11 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.24%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.20%) VMS
18 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (19.03%) TDD
3 438 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
4 434 (17.72%) Software Engineering
5 429 (17.52%) DevOps
6 357 (14.58%) Open Source
7 351 (14.33%) Scrum
8 308 (12.58%) Microservices
9 272 (11.11%) Analytics
10 250 (10.21%) MVC
11 229 (9.35%) Machine Learning
12 227 (9.27%) OO
13 220 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
14 213 (8.70%) Mentoring
15 192 (7.84%) Unit Testing
16 174 (7.10%) Test Automation
17 169 (6.90%) Web Development
18 162 (6.61%) BDD
19 140 (5.72%) Kanban
20 138 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 986 (40.26%) Python
2 966 (39.44%) Java
3 938 (38.30%) SQL
4 868 (35.44%) JavaScript
5 383 (15.64%) Ruby
6 329 (13.43%) PHP
7 260 (10.62%) C#
8 238 (9.72%) Bash Shell
9 214 (8.74%) Perl
10 207 (8.45%) Scala
11 192 (7.84%) Go
12 178 (7.27%) C++
13 90 (3.67%) PL/SQL
14 84 (3.43%) Shell Script
15 75 (3.06%) C
16 60 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 59 (2.41%) PowerShell
18 53 (2.16%) ES6
19 48 (1.96%) Groovy
20 38 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 309 (12.62%) Degree
2 136 (5.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 75 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.31%) Master's Degree
6 27 (1.10%) PhD
7 20 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.57%) CCNA
9 13 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.49%) RHCE
11 9 (0.37%) OCP
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.37%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.33%) CCNP
12 8 (0.33%) CISSP
13 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.29%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.24%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.96%) QA
2 37 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.73%) GCP
4 15 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.61%) SLA
5 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.16%) HL7
9 3 (0.12%) GDPR
10 1 (0.041%) COBIT
10 1 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 493 (20.13%) Docker
2 74 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.45%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.14%) Xen
5 21 (0.86%) vSphere
6 20 (0.82%) KVM
7 18 (0.73%) iptables
8 17 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.69%) Varnish
9 15 (0.61%) HDFS
9 15 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.41%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.33%) LXC
14 8 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.29%) Samba
15 7 (0.29%) vCloud
16 6 (0.24%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 356 (14.54%) Ansible
2 295 (12.05%) Puppet
3 210 (8.57%) Kubernetes
4 193 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (3.47%) Terraform
6 51 (2.08%) Nagios
7 46 (1.88%) logstash
8 41 (1.67%) Salt
9 39 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 39 (1.59%) Kibana
10 33 (1.35%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.86%) Grafana
11 21 (0.86%) Packer
12 20 (0.82%) Graphite
13 18 (0.73%) Marathon
13 18 (0.73%) Mesos
14 15 (0.61%) Capistrano
15 14 (0.57%) Graylog
16 13 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 12 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 591 (24.13%) Oracle
2 192 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 117 (4.78%) Google
4 116 (4.74%) VMware
5 108 (4.41%) Tableau
6 98 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 83 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 53 (2.16%) SAP
9 42 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 39 (1.59%) Cognizant
11 34 (1.39%) HP
12 33 (1.35%) IBM
13 32 (1.31%) Cisco
13 32 (1.31%) Talend
14 31 (1.27%) Splunk
15 28 (1.14%) SaltStack
16 26 (1.06%) New Relic
17 22 (0.90%) Adobe
17 22 (0.90%) Cognos
17 22 (0.90%) Twitter