Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 493 588 765
Rank change year-on-year +95 +177 +334
Permanent jobs citing Postman 303 639 448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 276 479 421
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +17.24%

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 12,984 27,581 34,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.97% 19.32% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10,426 21,836 28,351
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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 +78 281 £50,000 +8.70% 22
UK excluding London +102 181 £42,500 +6.25% 16
London +96 111 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North of England +59 58 £42,500 +13.33% 7
South East +132 56 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +88 28 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Midlands +108 25 £40,000 -15.79% 3
West Midlands +93 21 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Work from Home +60 20 £48,750 -7.14% 1
North West +42 20 £37,500 - 6
South West +88 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East +32 10 £42,500 -1.16%
East of England +82 9 £30,000 -30.23%
Wales +32 7 £36,250 +8.29% 2
Northern Ireland +20 5 £32,500 -27.78%
East Midlands +82 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Scotland +86 2 £45,000 +20.00% 3

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 234 (77.23%) Test Automation
2 180 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (51.49%) Selenium
4 137 (45.21%) QA
5 109 (35.97%) C#
6 97 (32.01%) SoapUI
7 96 (31.68%) API Testing
8 94 (31.02%) BDD
9 90 (29.70%) JIRA
10 89 (29.37%) SQL
11 87 (28.71%) Java
12 84 (27.72%) Cucumber
13 81 (26.73%) JavaScript
14 77 (25.41%) DevOps
15 74 (24.42%) Azure
16 70 (23.10%) JMeter
17 68 (22.44%) Jenkins
18 56 (18.48%) Regression Testing
18 56 (18.48%) SpecFlow
19 52 (17.16%) Performance Testing
20 51 (16.83%) Gherkin
21 50 (16.50%) Scrum
22 49 (16.17%) Non-Functional Testing
23 48 (15.84%) Microservices
23 48 (15.84%) TDD
24 47 (15.51%) SOAP
24 47 (15.51%) WebDriver
25 45 (14.85%) Finance
26 42 (13.86%) AWS
26 42 (13.86%) Exploratory Testing

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 (9.90%) Confluence
2 10 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.32%) CMS
3 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.42%) Azure
2 42 (13.86%) AWS
3 26 (8.58%) GitHub
4 22 (7.26%) SaaS
5 14 (4.62%) Serverless
6 12 (3.96%) BrowserStack
7 11 (3.63%) GCP
8 8 (2.64%) BlazeMeter
9 6 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.32%) Firebase
10 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.99%) Datadog
11 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.99%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.99%) Slack
11 3 (0.99%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.96%) HTTP
2 8 (2.64%) VoIP
3 5 (1.65%) Firewall
3 5 (1.65%) Intranet
3 5 (1.65%) Network Security
3 5 (1.65%) Skype
4 4 (1.32%) Extranet
5 2 (0.66%) ATM
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.98%) MySQL
7 5 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.99%) GIS
9 3 (0.99%) Redis
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (51.49%) Selenium
2 97 (32.01%) SoapUI
3 90 (29.70%) JIRA
4 84 (27.72%) Cucumber
5 70 (23.10%) JMeter
6 68 (22.44%) Jenkins
7 56 (18.48%) SpecFlow
8 47 (15.51%) WebDriver
9 35 (11.55%) Git (software)
10 28 (9.24%) REST Assured
11 20 (6.60%) Visual Studio
12 19 (6.27%) Appium
13 17 (5.61%) Protractor
13 17 (5.61%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (5.28%) Fiddler
14 16 (5.28%) Maven
14 16 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (4.29%) Cypress.io
16 12 (3.96%) LoadRunner
17 10 (3.30%) JUnit
General
1 45 (14.85%) Finance
2 9 (2.97%) Marketing
3 8 (2.64%) Retail
4 7 (2.31%) Banking
5 6 (1.98%) Law
6 5 (1.65%) Games
6 5 (1.65%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.32%) Police
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (23.10%) Tester
2 64 (21.12%) Analyst
3 51 (16.83%) Test Analyst
4 44 (14.52%) Test Engineer
5 43 (14.19%) QA Engineer
6 33 (10.89%) Software Tester
7 30 (9.90%) Developer
8 28 (9.24%) Test Leader
9 24 (7.92%) QA Tester
10 21 (6.93%) Software Analyst
11 20 (6.60%) Software Test Analyst
12 19 (6.27%) Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (5.28%) QA Automation Engineer
14 15 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
14 15 (4.95%) Automation Tester
14 15 (4.95%) QA Leader
15 13 (4.29%) Automation Test Lead
15 13 (4.29%) QA Analyst
16 12 (3.96%) Automation Test Analyst
17 11 (3.63%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.83%) Gherkin
2 47 (15.51%) SOAP
3 40 (13.20%) .NET
4 35 (11.55%) RESTful
5 32 (10.56%) Web Services
6 22 (7.26%) CSS
7 20 (6.60%) JSON
8 19 (6.27%) REST
9 17 (5.61%) HTML
10 16 (5.28%) Node.js
11 14 (4.62%) Swagger
12 13 (4.29%) Middleware
12 13 (4.29%) XML
13 12 (3.96%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.63%) Chai
14 11 (3.63%) WebdriverIO
15 9 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (2.64%) WireMock
17 7 (2.31%) .NET Core
17 7 (2.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.63%) User Experience
4 10 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (1.65%) Replication
7 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.99%) CCTV
8 3 (0.99%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) PMI
10 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.61%) Linux
2 16 (5.28%) Windows
3 12 (3.96%) Android
3 12 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.30%) Unix
5 8 (2.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (77.23%) Test Automation
2 180 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (31.68%) API Testing
4 94 (31.02%) BDD
5 77 (25.41%) DevOps
6 56 (18.48%) Regression Testing
7 52 (17.16%) Performance Testing
8 50 (16.50%) Scrum
9 49 (16.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 48 (15.84%) Microservices
10 48 (15.84%) TDD
11 42 (13.86%) Exploratory Testing
12 41 (13.53%) Software Testing
13 38 (12.54%) Test Strategy
14 37 (12.21%) Manual Testing
14 37 (12.21%) Test Scripting
15 35 (11.55%) SDLC
16 33 (10.89%) Functional Testing
17 32 (10.56%) Integration Testing
18 31 (10.23%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 109 (35.97%) C#
2 89 (29.37%) SQL
3 87 (28.71%) Java
4 81 (26.73%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.88%) Python
6 17 (5.61%) PHP
7 15 (4.95%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.62%) C
9 12 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.96%) Ruby
10 11 (3.63%) VBScript
11 8 (2.64%) Groovy
12 6 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.98%) VB
13 4 (1.32%) C++
13 4 (1.32%) Java 8
14 3 (0.99%) Perl
15 2 (0.66%) Go
16 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (8.91%) ISTQB
2 20 (6.60%) Degree
3 12 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.30%) ISEB
6 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) HNC
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (45.21%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (8.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
1 20 (6.60%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.65%) Kibana
3 4 (1.32%) Terraform
4 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.66%) MIIS
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.33%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.26%) HP
3 14 (4.62%) Google
3 14 (4.62%) Oracle
4 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.32%) Netlify
4 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.32%) Serena
5 2 (0.66%) IBM
5 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe
6 1 (0.33%) Dell
6 1 (0.33%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.33%) Informatica
6 1 (0.33%) Intel
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) Splunk
6 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.33%) VMware