Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 487 703
Rank change year-on-year +38 +216 +348
Permanent jobs citing Postman 246 758 501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 2.91% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 239 589 452
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £36,200
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £73,175
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.32% -3.53% -5.56%

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 10,430 26,079 33,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.97% 18.93% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,617 20,730 26,670
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Postman in the UK

Postman
Top 16 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 29 October 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 +30 227 £50,000 +11.11% 34
UK excluding London +21 131 £44,000 +7.32% 20
London +124 102 £58,500 +6.36% 17
South East +114 50 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Work from Home +25 33 £48,000 -12.73% 7
North of England +35 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Midlands +119 23 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +100 21 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +67 21 £38,750 -3.13% 3
North West +68 12 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Yorkshire +63 12 £41,250 +3.13%
East of England +111 6 £67,500 +56.98% 1
Wales +46 5 £44,000 +31.34% 2
East Midlands +83 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +76 1 £35,000 +13.82% 1
North East +17 1 £36,000 -16.28%

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 193 (78.46%) Test Automation
2 140 (56.91%) QA
3 132 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (52.85%) Selenium
5 101 (41.06%) API Testing
6 79 (32.11%) C#
7 71 (28.86%) SQL
7 71 (28.86%) BDD
8 70 (28.46%) Azure
9 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
10 60 (24.39%) Cucumber
11 59 (23.98%) Scrum
12 58 (23.58%) SoapUI
13 57 (23.17%) DevOps
14 54 (21.95%) Java
15 50 (20.33%) Jenkins
16 49 (19.92%) Finance
16 49 (19.92%) JIRA
17 44 (17.89%) Manual Testing
17 44 (17.89%) Exploratory Testing
18 41 (16.67%) Regression Testing
18 41 (16.67%) .NET
19 40 (16.26%) RESTful
20 37 (15.04%) SOAP
20 37 (15.04%) Gherkin
21 36 (14.63%) Git (software)
22 35 (14.23%) AWS
22 35 (14.23%) SaaS
23 33 (13.41%) Test Strategy
23 33 (13.41%) Appium

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 30 (12.20%) Confluence
2 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.63%) CMS
4 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.22%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.81%) Mule
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) MadCap Flare
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Magento
1 3 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.81%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.81%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.46%) Azure
2 35 (14.23%) AWS
2 35 (14.23%) SaaS
3 14 (5.69%) BrowserStack
4 12 (4.88%) GitHub
5 10 (4.07%) Serverless
6 7 (2.85%) Lucidchart
7 5 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.03%) Firebase
7 5 (2.03%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.22%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.81%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.81%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.81%) Logic Apps
9 2 (0.81%) Office 365
9 2 (0.81%) PaaS
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.03%) Intranet
2 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) Skype
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.72%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (3.66%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.63%) MySQL
7 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.22%) DB2
8 3 (1.22%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.81%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) Redis
9 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 130 (52.85%) Selenium
2 60 (24.39%) Cucumber
3 58 (23.58%) SoapUI
4 50 (20.33%) Jenkins
5 49 (19.92%) JIRA
6 36 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 33 (13.41%) Appium
8 31 (12.60%) WebDriver
9 26 (10.57%) SpecFlow
10 23 (9.35%) Cypress.io
10 23 (9.35%) JMeter
11 17 (6.91%) Protractor
12 13 (5.28%) Subversion
12 13 (5.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (4.88%) Fiddler
14 10 (4.07%) Mocha
15 9 (3.66%) Gatling
16 8 (3.25%) REST Assured
16 8 (3.25%) Visual Studio
17 7 (2.85%) JUnit
General
1 49 (19.92%) Finance
2 12 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.47%) Electronics
4 10 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.07%) Marketing
4 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.85%) Retail
7 4 (1.63%) Games
8 3 (1.22%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.81%) Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Legal
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 57 (23.17%) Analyst
2 51 (20.73%) Test Analyst
3 46 (18.70%) Tester
4 39 (15.85%) QA Engineer
5 32 (13.01%) Test Engineer
6 25 (10.16%) QA Analyst
7 23 (9.35%) QA Leader
8 20 (8.13%) Automation Tester
8 20 (8.13%) Developer
9 19 (7.72%) QA Test Analyst
9 19 (7.72%) Test Automation Engineer
10 18 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (6.91%) QA Tester
12 15 (6.10%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (5.69%) Software Tester
14 13 (5.28%) QA Automation Engineer
15 12 (4.88%) Senior QA Engineer
16 10 (4.07%) Test Leader
17 8 (3.25%) QA Test Engineer
17 8 (3.25%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.67%) .NET
2 40 (16.26%) RESTful
3 37 (15.04%) Gherkin
3 37 (15.04%) SOAP
4 22 (8.94%) JSON
5 17 (6.91%) REST
5 17 (6.91%) WebdriverIO
5 17 (6.91%) XML
6 15 (6.10%) Node.js
7 14 (5.69%) .NET Core
7 14 (5.69%) HTML
8 12 (4.88%) Swagger
8 12 (4.88%) Web Services
9 11 (4.47%) Chai
10 10 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.07%) CSS
10 10 (4.07%) jQuery
11 9 (3.66%) Redux
12 8 (3.25%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.88%) Wiki
4 6 (2.44%) User Experience
5 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.81%) PMI
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.35%) Apple iOS
2 22 (8.94%) Android
3 11 (4.47%) Linux
4 9 (3.66%) Unix
4 9 (3.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (78.46%) Test Automation
2 132 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (41.06%) API Testing
4 71 (28.86%) BDD
5 59 (23.98%) Scrum
6 57 (23.17%) DevOps
7 44 (17.89%) Exploratory Testing
7 44 (17.89%) Manual Testing
8 41 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 33 (13.41%) Test Strategy
10 31 (12.60%) Non-Functional Testing
10 31 (12.60%) Test Scripting
11 28 (11.38%) Microservices
11 28 (11.38%) Scenario Testing
12 27 (10.98%) SDET
12 27 (10.98%) TDD
12 27 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (9.35%) Mentoring
13 23 (9.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.11%) C#
2 71 (28.86%) SQL
3 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 54 (21.95%) Java
5 22 (8.94%) Python
6 13 (5.28%) Ruby
7 10 (4.07%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.66%) PHP
9 5 (2.03%) Perl
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.81%) C
11 2 (0.81%) Go
12 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) ISTQB
2 13 (5.28%) ISEB
3 12 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.07%) Degree
5 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (56.91%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (9.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) Kibana
1 8 (3.25%) Terraform
2 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.88%) SAP
3 10 (4.07%) Atlassian
3 10 (4.07%) Oracle
4 9 (3.66%) Dell
4 9 (3.66%) Intel
5 6 (2.44%) Google
6 3 (1.22%) IBM
6 3 (1.22%) Xerox
7 2 (0.81%) Perfecto Mobile
7 2 (0.81%) Sparx
8 1 (0.41%) Axosoft
8 1 (0.41%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.41%) Progress
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.41%) Sun
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO