Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Postman skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Postman over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 410 470 631
Rank change year-on-year +60 +161 +351
Permanent jobs citing Postman 421 727 562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 3.01% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 387 582 512
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,300 £31,250 £36,200
90th Percentile £73,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +8.43% -5.14% +11.46%

Postman is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,304 24,172 30,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.67% 19.35% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10,972 19,181 24,271
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,428 £33,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Postman
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Postman as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Postman.

Salary trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Postman over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Postman in the UK

Postman
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postman within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 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 +55 370 £50,000 +11.11% 55
UK excluding London +52 241 £45,000 +8.43% 36
London +116 160 £57,500 +4.55% 30
South East +105 85 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Work from Home -36 62 £47,500 -9.52% 6
North of England +12 53 £37,500 -6.25% 10
South West +33 37 £41,250 +10.00% 1
North West +60 33 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Midlands +56 28 £48,750 +21.88% 5
West Midlands +55 23 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Scotland +29 19 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Yorkshire +3 16 £37,500 -7.98% 4
Wales +27 10 £45,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +84 7 £46,750 +8.72% 1
East Midlands +47 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North East -5 4 £35,500 -25.26%
Northern Ireland +14 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing Postman 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 Postman.

1 323 (76.72%) Test Automation
2 244 (57.96%) QA
3 223 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (52.49%) Selenium
5 150 (35.63%) API Testing
6 134 (31.83%) C#
7 130 (30.88%) Azure
8 128 (30.40%) DevOps
9 121 (28.74%) BDD
10 99 (23.52%) Java
11 89 (21.14%) JavaScript
11 89 (21.14%) Cucumber
12 82 (19.48%) Git (software)
13 80 (19.00%) Scrum
14 77 (18.29%) SQL
15 75 (17.81%) Finance
16 74 (17.58%) JIRA
17 72 (17.10%) SoapUI
18 67 (15.91%) Manual Testing
18 67 (15.91%) .NET
19 59 (14.01%) WebDriver
20 58 (13.78%) Appium
21 56 (13.30%) AWS
22 55 (13.06%) Apple iOS
22 55 (13.06%) SpecFlow
22 55 (13.06%) Jenkins
22 55 (13.06%) Microservices
22 55 (13.06%) Mobile App
23 54 (12.83%) Android
24 52 (12.35%) SDET

Postman
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 45 (10.69%) Confluence
2 18 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.71%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.71%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.48%) Mule
5 2 (0.48%) nginx
5 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Magento
1 3 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.48%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.48%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 130 (30.88%) Azure
2 56 (13.30%) AWS
3 42 (9.98%) SaaS
4 30 (7.13%) BrowserStack
5 15 (3.56%) Serverless
6 14 (3.33%) GitHub
7 13 (3.09%) AWS CodePipeline
8 9 (2.14%) Firebase
8 9 (2.14%) Google Analytics
9 8 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (1.66%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.66%) npm
11 5 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.19%) BlazeMeter
11 5 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.19%) GCP
11 5 (1.19%) Slack
11 5 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) HTTP
1 8 (1.90%) Intranet
2 4 (0.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.04%) MySQL
3 16 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.14%) Redis
6 8 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.43%) Big Data
9 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.95%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.71%) DB2
11 3 (0.71%) DbVisualizer
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 221 (52.49%) Selenium
2 89 (21.14%) Cucumber
3 82 (19.48%) Git (software)
4 74 (17.58%) JIRA
5 72 (17.10%) SoapUI
6 59 (14.01%) WebDriver
7 58 (13.78%) Appium
8 55 (13.06%) Jenkins
8 55 (13.06%) SpecFlow
9 45 (10.69%) JMeter
10 41 (9.74%) Cypress.io
11 29 (6.89%) Visual Studio
12 28 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (5.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (4.51%) Protractor
15 17 (4.04%) Newman
16 16 (3.80%) Fiddler
16 16 (3.80%) REST Assured
17 14 (3.33%) Subversion
18 11 (2.61%) Mocha
General
1 75 (17.81%) Finance
2 34 (8.08%) Marketing
3 21 (4.99%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.56%) Electronics
4 15 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.61%) Games
7 8 (1.90%) Retail
8 7 (1.66%) Banking
9 4 (0.95%) Automotive
10 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (21.85%) Tester
2 82 (19.48%) Analyst
3 80 (19.00%) Test Analyst
4 70 (16.63%) Test Engineer
5 69 (16.39%) QA Engineer
6 58 (13.78%) Automation Tester
7 36 (8.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 33 (7.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 31 (7.36%) QA Leader
10 29 (6.89%) QA Analyst
11 27 (6.41%) Developer
11 27 (6.41%) QA Test Analyst
12 24 (5.70%) Automation Engineer
13 23 (5.46%) QA Automation Engineer
13 23 (5.46%) Senior QA Engineer
14 22 (5.23%) QA Tester
15 20 (4.75%) Software Tester
16 17 (4.04%) Senior Tester
17 15 (3.56%) Senior Test Engineer
18 14 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.91%) .NET
2 49 (11.64%) RESTful
3 46 (10.93%) SOAP
4 42 (9.98%) Gherkin
5 40 (9.50%) Swagger
6 34 (8.08%) REST
7 24 (5.70%) JSON
8 21 (4.99%) .NET Core
9 20 (4.75%) XML
10 18 (4.28%) Node.js
11 17 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (4.04%) Web Services
11 17 (4.04%) WebdriverIO
12 15 (3.56%) HTML
13 8 (1.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 8 (1.90%) Unreal Engine
14 7 (1.66%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.66%) CSS
14 7 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.06%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.56%) EPoS
3 15 (3.56%) Wiki
4 11 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.66%) Social Media
6 7 (1.66%) User Experience
7 6 (1.43%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.19%) Mobile Games
8 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.48%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.24%) PMI
10 1 (0.24%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.06%) Apple iOS
2 54 (12.83%) Android
3 20 (4.75%) Unix
4 16 (3.80%) Linux
5 12 (2.85%) Windows
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (76.72%) Test Automation
2 223 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (35.63%) API Testing
4 128 (30.40%) DevOps
5 121 (28.74%) BDD
6 80 (19.00%) Scrum
7 67 (15.91%) Manual Testing
8 55 (13.06%) Microservices
9 52 (12.35%) SDET
10 50 (11.88%) SDLC
11 49 (11.64%) Test Scripting
12 47 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (10.69%) TDD
14 44 (10.45%) Exploratory Testing
15 41 (9.74%) Fintech
16 39 (9.26%) Test Strategy
17 38 (9.03%) Performance Testing
18 37 (8.79%) Defect Management
19 35 (8.31%) Non-Functional Testing
19 35 (8.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.83%) C#
2 99 (23.52%) Java
3 89 (21.14%) JavaScript
4 77 (18.29%) SQL
5 32 (7.60%) Python
6 13 (3.09%) PHP
7 11 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.61%) Ruby
8 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.71%) Perl
10 3 (0.71%) VBScript
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) ES6
11 2 (0.48%) Go
11 2 (0.48%) Java 8
11 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (5.23%) ISTQB
2 17 (4.04%) Degree
3 15 (3.56%) ISEB
4 13 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (57.96%) QA
2 12 (2.85%) GDPR
3 7 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 41 (9.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.33%) Kibana
2 13 (3.09%) Terraform
3 12 (2.85%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.19%) MIIS
6 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.80%) SAP
3 15 (3.56%) Google
4 13 (3.09%) Dell
4 13 (3.09%) Intel
5 10 (2.38%) Oracle
6 8 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.43%) IBM
7 6 (1.43%) Splunk
8 3 (0.71%) Xerox
9 2 (0.48%) Axosoft
9 2 (0.48%) HP
9 2 (0.48%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.48%) Perfecto Mobile
9 2 (0.48%) Sparx
10 1 (0.24%) Informatica
10 1 (0.24%) Instagram
10 1 (0.24%) Sun
10 1 (0.24%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.24%) webMethods