Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 160 180
Rank change year-on-year +41 +20 +68
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 1,498 2,770 3,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.74% 2.07% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.74% 7.63% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,616 2,565 2,859
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 15,378 36,312 47,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.14% 27.10% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13,088 29,920 38,693
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 +41 1,369 £65,000 +8.33% 338
London +21 743 £75,000 - 170
UK excluding London +56 691 £52,500 +5.00% 199
Work from Home +39 321 £60,000 -4.00% 92
South East +23 176 £55,000 +4.76% 49
North of England +43 170 £52,500 +10.53% 54
South West +92 110 £51,593 +8.62% 28
Yorkshire +76 82 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Midlands +89 80 £47,500 +5.56% 24
North West +40 80 £50,000 -0.99% 28
East of England +62 65 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Scotland +43 42 £60,000 +20.00% 25
West Midlands +71 41 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Wales +59 40 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +63 39 £40,500 -10.00% 10
Northern Ireland +29 8 £52,500 -
North East -6 8 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 786 (52.47%) Python
2 677 (45.19%) SQL
3 648 (43.26%) Java
4 579 (38.65%) Docker
5 559 (37.32%) AWS
6 550 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
7 498 (33.24%) JavaScript
8 494 (32.98%) DevOps
9 473 (31.58%) Kubernetes
10 402 (26.84%) MySQL
11 375 (25.03%) Microservices
12 361 (24.10%) Azure
13 360 (24.03%) MongoDB
14 356 (23.77%) SQL Server
15 353 (23.56%) Linux
16 324 (21.63%) Jenkins
17 316 (21.09%) Software Engineering
18 311 (20.76%) Git (software)
19 286 (19.09%) Finance
20 268 (17.89%) Terraform
21 265 (17.69%) GCP
22 257 (17.16%) Spring
23 253 (16.89%) Node.js
24 246 (16.42%) TDD
25 239 (15.95%) Web Services
25 239 (15.95%) NoSQL
26 226 (15.09%) Elasticsearch
27 218 (14.55%) Google
28 213 (14.22%) Relational Database
29 209 (13.95%) RESTful

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
1 226 (15.09%) Elasticsearch
2 163 (10.88%) Apache
3 136 (9.08%) Apache Spark
4 64 (4.27%) Confluence
5 59 (3.94%) nginx
6 36 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 22 (1.47%) Tornado
9 21 (1.40%) Apache Airflow
10 14 (0.93%) Luigi
11 11 (0.73%) CMS
11 11 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.73%) WordPress
12 5 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.33%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.33%) JBoss
13 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.20%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.20%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.20%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Figma
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.33%) Shopify
3 4 (0.27%) Eikon
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.067%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 559 (37.32%) AWS
2 361 (24.10%) Azure
3 265 (17.69%) GCP
4 157 (10.48%) Serverless
5 130 (8.68%) AWS Lambda
6 119 (7.94%) GitHub
7 111 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
8 84 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
9 77 (5.14%) Apigee
10 67 (4.47%) SaaS
11 55 (3.67%) Stackdriver
12 54 (3.60%) Amazon S3
13 35 (2.34%) PaaS
14 34 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
14 34 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 32 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
15 32 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 28 (1.87%) Datadog
16 28 (1.87%) IaaS
17 27 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.27%) HTTP
2 38 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 37 (2.47%) DNS
4 22 (1.47%) Firewall
5 18 (1.20%) VPN
6 17 (1.13%) SMTP
7 16 (1.07%) AMQP
8 15 (1.00%) FTP
8 15 (1.00%) IMAP
9 11 (0.73%) IPv4
9 11 (0.73%) IPv6
10 8 (0.53%) Internet
11 7 (0.47%) 5G
12 6 (0.40%) SAN
13 5 (0.33%) Network Security
14 4 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (0.27%) DHCP
14 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.20%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (26.84%) MySQL
2 360 (24.03%) MongoDB
3 356 (23.77%) SQL Server
4 239 (15.95%) NoSQL
5 213 (14.22%) Relational Database
6 195 (13.02%) Redis
7 106 (7.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 102 (6.81%) Big Data
9 88 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 69 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
11 67 (4.47%) Hadoop
12 57 (3.81%) MariaDB
13 54 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (2.74%) RDBMS
15 37 (2.47%) BigQuery
16 30 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
17 26 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
19 21 (1.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 324 (21.63%) Jenkins
2 311 (20.76%) Git (software)
3 124 (8.28%) JIRA
4 101 (6.74%) GitLab
5 79 (5.27%) Artifactory
6 69 (4.61%) Gradle
7 62 (4.14%) Maven
8 48 (3.20%) JUnit
8 48 (3.20%) Subversion
9 39 (2.60%) Mercurial
9 39 (2.60%) SonarQube
10 37 (2.47%) Selenium
11 35 (2.34%) Mockito
12 27 (1.80%) DbUnit
12 27 (1.80%) jMock
13 23 (1.54%) Bitbucket
13 23 (1.54%) IntelliJ
14 21 (1.40%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 286 (19.09%) Finance
2 116 (7.74%) Public Sector
3 92 (6.14%) Banking
4 62 (4.14%) Retail
5 50 (3.34%) Back Office
6 37 (2.47%) Games
7 35 (2.34%) Marketing
8 31 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.07%) Legal
11 12 (0.80%) Law
12 10 (0.67%) Electronics
12 10 (0.67%) Front Office
13 5 (0.33%) German Language
13 5 (0.33%) Local Government
13 5 (0.33%) Military
14 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.27%) Automotive
14 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 774 (51.67%) Developer
2 214 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 210 (14.02%) Senior Developer
4 193 (12.88%) Python Developer
5 154 (10.28%) Software Engineer
6 121 (8.08%) Architect
7 113 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 106 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 92 (6.14%) Python Engineer
10 82 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
11 73 (4.87%) Java Architect
12 65 (4.34%) Java Solutions Architect
12 65 (4.34%) Senior Python Developer
13 61 (4.07%) Data Engineer
14 57 (3.81%) Data Architect
15 55 (3.67%) AWS Architect
15 55 (3.67%) Software Developer
16 54 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
17 51 (3.40%) AWS Solutions Architect
18 49 (3.27%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (17.16%) Spring
2 253 (16.89%) Node.js
3 239 (15.95%) Web Services
4 209 (13.95%) RESTful
5 198 (13.22%) CSS
6 195 (13.02%) RabbitMQ
7 192 (12.82%) HTML
7 192 (12.82%) Kafka
7 192 (12.82%) REST
8 167 (11.15%) React
9 160 (10.68%) AngularJS
9 160 (10.68%) Django
10 159 (10.61%) Spring Boot
11 120 (8.01%) .NET
12 94 (6.28%) Flask
13 87 (5.81%) gRPC
14 81 (5.41%) GraphQL
15 72 (4.81%) OAuth
15 72 (4.81%) SOAP
15 72 (4.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.07%) Hedge funds
3 47 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 45 (3.00%) Cloud Native
6 41 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 41 (2.74%) Replication
7 40 (2.67%) User Experience
8 36 (2.40%) Data Centre
9 34 (2.27%) Clustering
10 27 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.74%) Equities
12 22 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.40%) Renewable Energy
13 21 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.34%) Blog
15 19 (1.27%) iPhone
15 19 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 353 (23.56%) Linux
2 71 (4.74%) CentOS
3 66 (4.41%) Windows
4 58 (3.87%) Unix
5 35 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 32 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.67%) Android
7 25 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.00%) Debian
9 14 (0.93%) Fedora
10 12 (0.80%) VMS
11 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.47%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
17 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (32.98%) DevOps
3 375 (25.03%) Microservices
4 316 (21.09%) Software Engineering
5 246 (16.42%) TDD
6 199 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
7 176 (11.75%) Scrum
8 153 (10.21%) Computer Science
9 146 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
10 140 (9.35%) Fintech
11 138 (9.21%) Mentoring
12 120 (8.01%) BDD
13 114 (7.61%) Test Automation
14 112 (7.48%) Data Science
14 112 (7.48%) OO
15 108 (7.21%) Analytics
16 103 (6.88%) Open Source
17 98 (6.54%) Machine Learning
18 79 (5.27%) Infrastructure as Code
19 77 (5.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 786 (52.47%) Python
2 677 (45.19%) SQL
3 648 (43.26%) Java
4 498 (33.24%) JavaScript
5 172 (11.48%) C#
6 150 (10.01%) TypeScript
7 131 (8.74%) Bash Shell
8 128 (8.54%) PHP
9 122 (8.14%) Ruby
10 116 (7.74%) Scala
11 98 (6.54%) Go
12 95 (6.34%) C++
13 73 (4.87%) PowerShell
14 55 (3.67%) Java 8
15 38 (2.54%) Groovy
15 38 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.27%) Perl
17 33 (2.20%) C
18 32 (2.14%) Kotlin
19 17 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (10.75%) Degree
2 147 (9.81%) Security Cleared
3 118 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 73 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (3.20%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.13%) PhD
7 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.33%) OSCE
9 5 (0.33%) OSCP
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.20%) MCSA
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.13%) CEH
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.13%) HND
12 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.20%) QA
2 21 (1.40%) NIST
3 19 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.20%) SLA
5 9 (0.60%) GDPR
6 6 (0.40%) ISO 22301
6 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) NCSC
9 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 579 (38.65%) Docker
2 51 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.27%) vSphere
5 13 (0.87%) Postfix
6 11 (0.73%) GlusterFS
7 10 (0.67%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.53%) Xen
9 7 (0.47%) Firmware
9 7 (0.47%) LXC
9 7 (0.47%) Varnish
10 5 (0.33%) Gluster
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) HDFS
12 2 (0.13%) NFS
13 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.067%) Samba
Systems Management
1 473 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 268 (17.89%) Terraform
3 203 (13.55%) Ansible
4 96 (6.41%) Grafana
5 93 (6.21%) Puppet
6 55 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (3.20%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.13%) Nagios
9 14 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.80%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.67%) Consul
11 10 (0.67%) Icinga
11 10 (0.67%) Rancher
12 9 (0.60%) Graylog
12 9 (0.60%) Istio
12 9 (0.60%) Salt
13 8 (0.53%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 7 (0.47%) Opsgenie
15 6 (0.40%) Kibana
15 6 (0.40%) Marathon
Vendors
1 218 (14.55%) Google
2 191 (12.75%) Oracle
3 73 (4.87%) ServiceNow
4 71 (4.74%) Microsoft
5 66 (4.41%) Splunk
6 61 (4.07%) VMware
7 46 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 38 (2.54%) Atlassian
9 32 (2.14%) New Relic
10 21 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.34%) SaltStack
12 13 (0.87%) Databricks
13 12 (0.80%) Sybase
14 10 (0.67%) WSO2
15 9 (0.60%) NetIQ
15 9 (0.60%) SAP
16 8 (0.53%) Ariba
16 8 (0.53%) Pega
17 6 (0.40%) IBM
17 6 (0.40%) Qualys