Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 598 823
Rank change year-on-year +116 +225 +271
Permanent jobs citing Postman 445 585 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.09% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 377 462 372
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +14.29%

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 17,122 28,055 35,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.55% 19.67% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,493 22,118 28,962
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +86 401 £47,500 -5.00% 14
UK excluding London +144 272 £42,500 +11.84% 11
London +37 161 £55,000 -4.35% 4
North of England +74 91 £41,500 +10.67% 5
South East +117 78 £52,000 +15.56% 2
Yorkshire +100 37 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Midlands +87 29 £42,500 - 1
South West +73 27 £42,500 -
North East +37 27 £42,500 -
North West +32 27 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Wales +20 25 £36,000 +7.54% 1
West Midlands +71 22 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Work from Home +48 19 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +66 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +61 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland +68 6 £40,000 -3.03%
Northern Ireland - 5 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 338 (75.96%) Test Automation
2 282 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (52.58%) Selenium
4 211 (47.42%) QA
5 157 (35.28%) BDD
6 156 (35.06%) SoapUI
7 144 (32.36%) Java
8 140 (31.46%) C#
9 138 (31.01%) JIRA
10 131 (29.44%) JMeter
10 131 (29.44%) Cucumber
11 120 (26.97%) API Testing
12 118 (26.52%) JavaScript
13 110 (24.72%) DevOps
14 99 (22.25%) SQL
15 94 (21.12%) TDD
16 91 (20.45%) Jenkins
16 91 (20.45%) Azure
17 86 (19.33%) SOAP
18 84 (18.88%) Regression Testing
19 82 (18.43%) Non-Functional Testing
20 81 (18.20%) Software Testing
21 80 (17.98%) Finance
22 77 (17.30%) Scrum
23 76 (17.08%) SpecFlow
24 70 (15.73%) Test Scripting
24 70 (15.73%) Performance Testing
25 69 (15.51%) WebDriver
26 67 (15.06%) Web Services
27 65 (14.61%) AWS

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 40 (8.99%) Confluence
2 10 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.90%) GemFire
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 91 (20.45%) Azure
2 65 (14.61%) AWS
3 45 (10.11%) GitHub
4 24 (5.39%) BrowserStack
5 23 (5.17%) SaaS
6 21 (4.72%) BlazeMeter
7 17 (3.82%) Serverless
8 13 (2.92%) GCP
9 10 (2.25%) Datadog
9 10 (2.25%) Slack
9 10 (2.25%) Sumo Logic
10 7 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.35%) Heroku
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.12%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.47%) HTTP
2 8 (1.80%) VoIP
3 5 (1.12%) Firewall
3 5 (1.12%) Intranet
3 5 (1.12%) Network Security
4 4 (0.90%) Extranet
4 4 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.90%) Skype
5 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.45%) ATM
6 2 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.45%) Softphone
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.82%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.60%) MySQL
3 16 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.90%) Big Data
7 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.90%) HBase
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.67%) GIS
8 3 (0.67%) Redis
9 2 (0.45%) Power BI
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 234 (52.58%) Selenium
2 156 (35.06%) SoapUI
3 138 (31.01%) JIRA
4 131 (29.44%) Cucumber
4 131 (29.44%) JMeter
5 91 (20.45%) Jenkins
6 76 (17.08%) SpecFlow
7 69 (15.51%) WebDriver
8 51 (11.46%) Git (software)
9 37 (8.31%) REST Assured
10 34 (7.64%) Visual Studio
11 27 (6.07%) Maven
12 26 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (5.62%) Protractor
14 20 (4.49%) Newman
15 18 (4.04%) Appium
15 18 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
16 16 (3.60%) LoadRunner
17 15 (3.37%) Fiddler
18 13 (2.92%) Cypress.io
General
1 80 (17.98%) Finance
2 16 (3.60%) Marketing
3 15 (3.37%) Retail
4 13 (2.92%) Games
5 8 (1.80%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.57%) Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Law
8 4 (0.90%) Police
9 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (21.80%) Analyst
2 93 (20.90%) Tester
3 86 (19.33%) QA Engineer
4 83 (18.65%) Test Analyst
5 82 (18.43%) Test Engineer
6 55 (12.36%) Software Tester
7 45 (10.11%) Test Leader
8 38 (8.54%) Developer
8 38 (8.54%) Software Analyst
9 36 (8.09%) Software Test Analyst
10 31 (6.97%) QA Automation Engineer
11 29 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 27 (6.07%) QA Tester
13 24 (5.39%) Automation Engineer
13 24 (5.39%) Senior QA Engineer
14 22 (4.94%) Software Engineer
15 19 (4.27%) Performance Test Leader
16 18 (4.04%) Automation Tester
17 16 (3.60%) Software Test Engineer
18 15 (3.37%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (19.33%) SOAP
2 67 (15.06%) Web Services
3 61 (13.71%) Gherkin
4 47 (10.56%) RESTful
5 45 (10.11%) .NET
6 33 (7.42%) REST
7 27 (6.07%) JSON
8 26 (5.84%) AngularJS
9 25 (5.62%) HTML
9 25 (5.62%) XML
10 24 (5.39%) CSS
11 20 (4.49%) Node.js
11 20 (4.49%) Swagger
12 17 (3.82%) Middleware
13 13 (2.92%) React
13 13 (2.92%) Spring
13 13 (2.92%) WireMock
14 10 (2.25%) .NET Core
15 9 (2.02%) WebdriverIO
16 8 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.07%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.94%) User Experience
4 15 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.57%) NHS
7 6 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Replication
9 4 (0.90%) Life Science
9 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.67%) CCTV
11 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.45%) Handset
11 2 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.45%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.49%) Linux
1 20 (4.49%) Windows
2 14 (3.15%) Android
2 14 (3.15%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.92%) Unix
4 10 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) CentOS
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (75.96%) Test Automation
2 282 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (35.28%) BDD
4 120 (26.97%) API Testing
5 110 (24.72%) DevOps
6 94 (21.12%) TDD
7 84 (18.88%) Regression Testing
8 82 (18.43%) Non-Functional Testing
9 81 (18.20%) Software Testing
10 77 (17.30%) Scrum
11 70 (15.73%) Performance Testing
11 70 (15.73%) Test Scripting
12 62 (13.93%) Microservices
13 56 (12.58%) Software Delivery
14 53 (11.91%) Integration Testing
14 53 (11.91%) Test Strategy
15 52 (11.69%) Manual Testing
16 49 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (10.79%) SDLC
18 45 (10.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (32.36%) Java
2 140 (31.46%) C#
3 118 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 99 (22.25%) SQL
5 54 (12.13%) Python
6 19 (4.27%) TypeScript
7 18 (4.04%) PHP
8 16 (3.60%) C
8 16 (3.60%) Ruby
9 15 (3.37%) Groovy
10 12 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.70%) VBScript
11 10 (2.25%) Java 8
12 8 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.35%) VB
14 5 (1.12%) C++
15 4 (0.90%) XAML
16 3 (0.67%) Go
16 3 (0.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 53 (11.91%) ISTQB
2 36 (8.09%) Degree
3 22 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (4.04%) ISEB
5 13 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.12%) HNC
8 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (47.42%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (8.99%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (6.97%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (5.17%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.12%) Terraform
4 4 (0.90%) Kibana
4 4 (0.90%) Packer
5 2 (0.45%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.45%) MIIS
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.64%) HP
3 18 (4.04%) Oracle
4 17 (3.82%) Google
5 7 (1.57%) New Relic
5 7 (1.57%) Sage
6 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.90%) Adobe
7 4 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (0.90%) Netlify
7 4 (0.90%) Serena
7 4 (0.90%) Splunk
8 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.67%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.45%) IBM
9 2 (0.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.22%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.22%) VMware
10 1 (0.22%) Zend