Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 356 481 595
Rank change year-on-year +125 +114 +195
Permanent jobs citing Postman 965 331 629
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 2.41% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 638 287 457
10th Percentile £33,731 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £74,125 £71,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.82%

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 23,715 13,750 27,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.01% 19.93% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15,310 11,149 22,299
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 July 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 29 July 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 +104 798 £52,500 +5.00% 116
UK excluding London +67 458 £45,000 +5.88% 82
London +113 444 £60,000 +9.09% 43
Work from Home -115 155 £47,500 - 25
North of England +1 131 £45,000 +7.14% 31
South East -42 107 £45,000 -13.46% 19
Scotland +2 76 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Yorkshire -25 76 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Midlands -53 56 £46,250 +15.63% 10
North West -24 47 £42,500 +17.24% 20
East Midlands -11 40 £65,000 +40.54% 7
South West -68 33 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Northern Ireland -15 27 £27,500 -15.38% 2
West Midlands -72 16 £40,000 - 3
East of England -31 15 £62,500 +108.33% 3
Wales -21 13 £45,000 +28.57%
North East -24 10 £43,500 +2.35% 4

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 662 (68.60%) Test Automation
2 547 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (55.44%) QA
4 427 (44.25%) Selenium
5 409 (42.38%) Java
6 389 (40.31%) API Testing
7 354 (36.68%) BDD
8 325 (33.68%) Git (software)
9 308 (31.92%) C#
10 293 (30.36%) JavaScript
11 265 (27.46%) DevOps
12 256 (26.53%) JMeter
13 249 (25.80%) Azure
14 216 (22.38%) Cucumber
15 206 (21.35%) Cypress.io
16 201 (20.83%) Software Testing
17 195 (20.21%) Jenkins
18 190 (19.69%) AWS
19 186 (19.27%) Performance Testing
20 185 (19.17%) REST
21 184 (19.07%) RESTful
22 173 (17.93%) REST Assured
23 169 (17.51%) SQL
24 166 (17.20%) JIRA
25 159 (16.48%) Integration Testing
26 153 (15.85%) Test Strategy
27 152 (15.75%) Social Skills
28 144 (14.92%) Python
29 140 (14.51%) Security Cleared
30 139 (14.40%) Docker

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 34 (3.52%) Confluence
2 11 (1.14%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.04%) CMS
3 10 (1.04%) nginx
4 5 (0.52%) Headless CMS
5 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.21%) Apache
6 2 (0.21%) Drupal
6 2 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.10%) Camunda
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.10%) BASE24
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 249 (25.80%) Azure
2 190 (19.69%) AWS
3 102 (10.57%) Serverless
4 100 (10.36%) GCP
5 86 (8.91%) SaaS
6 79 (8.19%) GitHub
7 69 (7.15%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (4.15%) BrowserStack
9 27 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (2.59%) Cloud Functions
11 18 (1.87%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.76%) Azure Service Bus
13 15 (1.55%) Azure Service Fabric
13 15 (1.55%) Slack
14 13 (1.35%) Power Platform
15 11 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.14%) Datadog
16 10 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
16 10 (1.04%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.01%) HTTP
2 10 (1.04%) SMS
3 9 (0.93%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) Broadband
4 7 (0.73%) SSH
5 4 (0.41%) MQTT
6 3 (0.31%) FTP
6 3 (0.31%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.10%) ATM
8 1 (0.10%) DSL
8 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.10%) Skype
8 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 34 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.42%) Hadoop
6 30 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.49%) Redis
8 22 (2.28%) MySQL
9 19 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.04%) DB2
11 10 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.93%) Big Data
13 8 (0.83%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.83%) HBase
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 427 (44.25%) Selenium
2 325 (33.68%) Git (software)
3 256 (26.53%) JMeter
4 216 (22.38%) Cucumber
5 206 (21.35%) Cypress.io
6 195 (20.21%) Jenkins
7 173 (17.93%) REST Assured
8 166 (17.20%) JIRA
9 137 (14.20%) Newman
10 126 (13.06%) SpecFlow
11 117 (12.12%) SoapUI
12 76 (7.88%) Appium
13 74 (7.67%) WebDriver
14 44 (4.56%) TeamCity
15 43 (4.46%) CircleCI
16 42 (4.35%) TestCafe
17 40 (4.15%) Visual Studio
18 38 (3.94%) GitLab
18 38 (3.94%) NUnit
19 33 (3.42%) Serenity BDD
General
1 152 (15.75%) Social Skills
2 114 (11.81%) Finance
3 56 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.28%) Games
5 37 (3.83%) Retail
6 35 (3.63%) Marketing
7 29 (3.01%) Law
8 28 (2.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 22 (2.28%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.55%) Automotive
10 15 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (1.14%) Banking
12 10 (1.04%) Electronics
12 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.62%) Advertising
13 6 (0.62%) Legal
13 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 214 (22.18%) Analyst
2 195 (20.21%) Test Analyst
3 140 (14.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 139 (14.40%) Test Engineer
5 138 (14.30%) QA Engineer
6 107 (11.09%) Developer
7 104 (10.78%) Tester
8 66 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 61 (6.32%) Automation Engineer
10 60 (6.22%) Automation Tester
11 53 (5.49%) Software Engineer
12 49 (5.08%) QA Automation Engineer
13 38 (3.94%) Quality Engineer
14 36 (3.73%) Senior QA Engineer
15 27 (2.80%) Test Leader
16 25 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (2.59%) Software Test Engineer
17 24 (2.49%) Senior Test Engineer
18 23 (2.38%) Software Developer
19 22 (2.28%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (19.17%) REST
2 184 (19.07%) RESTful
3 121 (12.54%) .NET
4 86 (8.91%) React
5 77 (7.98%) Swagger
6 76 (7.88%) Node.js
7 72 (7.46%) JSON
8 61 (6.32%) GraphQL
9 59 (6.11%) Web Services
10 55 (5.70%) Gherkin
11 54 (5.60%) XML
12 48 (4.97%) SOAP
13 45 (4.66%) HTML
14 44 (4.56%) AngularJS
15 36 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (3.73%) CSS
16 35 (3.63%) Jest
17 34 (3.52%) WebdriverIO
18 33 (3.42%) Spring
19 30 (3.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.63%) Mobile App
2 27 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (2.07%) User Experience
4 19 (1.97%) Algorithms
5 17 (1.76%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.76%) Social Media
6 12 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.83%) iPad
9 8 (0.83%) NHS
9 8 (0.83%) Video on Demand
9 8 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.73%) Life Science
10 7 (0.73%) Online Games
11 6 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.63%) Android
1 64 (6.63%) Apple iOS
2 49 (5.08%) Linux
3 33 (3.42%) Windows
4 17 (1.76%) Unix
5 7 (0.73%) Debian
5 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.10%) CentOS
6 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (68.60%) Test Automation
2 547 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (40.31%) API Testing
4 354 (36.68%) BDD
5 265 (27.46%) DevOps
6 201 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 186 (19.27%) Performance Testing
8 159 (16.48%) Integration Testing
9 153 (15.85%) Test Strategy
10 137 (14.20%) SDET
11 134 (13.89%) Microservices
12 126 (13.06%) TDD
13 117 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 106 (10.98%) Scrum
15 102 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
16 101 (10.47%) Fintech
17 88 (9.12%) Test Scripting
18 86 (8.91%) Manual Testing
19 84 (8.70%) Mentoring
20 80 (8.29%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 409 (42.38%) Java
2 308 (31.92%) C#
3 293 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 169 (17.51%) SQL
5 144 (14.92%) Python
6 128 (13.26%) TypeScript
7 31 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.49%) PHP
9 20 (2.07%) Kotlin
10 19 (1.97%) Ruby
11 18 (1.87%) Java 8
12 14 (1.45%) Go
12 14 (1.45%) Scala
13 12 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.04%) C
14 10 (1.04%) Groovy
14 10 (1.04%) VBScript
15 9 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.73%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 140 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 132 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 76 (7.88%) ISTQB
4 64 (6.63%) Degree
5 36 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.55%) ISEB
8 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.31%) HNC
10 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (55.44%) QA
2 29 (3.01%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 139 (14.40%) Docker
2 8 (0.83%) HDFS
3 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 73 (7.56%) Kubernetes
2 55 (5.70%) Terraform
3 19 (1.97%) Ansible
3 19 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.24%) Control-M
5 7 (0.73%) Istio
6 6 (0.62%) Grafana
7 5 (0.52%) linkerd
7 5 (0.52%) MIIS
7 5 (0.52%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.41%) Kibana
8 4 (0.41%) logstash
8 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.41%) Opsgenie
8 4 (0.41%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.21%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 76 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.49%) Google
3 31 (3.21%) Oracle
4 18 (1.87%) Splunk
5 17 (1.76%) PayPal
6 16 (1.66%) SAP
7 15 (1.55%) Netlify
8 14 (1.45%) HP
9 13 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.24%) AppDynamics
10 12 (1.24%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.04%) Cognizant
12 8 (0.83%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.52%) New Relic
13 5 (0.52%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.52%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.41%) Sun
15 3 (0.31%) Adobe
15 3 (0.31%) IBM
15 3 (0.31%) Progress