Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postman
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 385 480 628
Rank change year-on-year +95 +148 +264
Permanent jobs citing Postman 595 603 566
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.62% 2.74% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 461 497 468
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 16,451 22,029 29,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 19.35% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,060 17,568 23,736
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +96 530 £50,000 +5.26% 72
UK excluding London +62 316 £45,000 +8.43% 42
London +126 253 £60,000 +9.09% 36
South East +73 102 £50,000 +2.56% 4
North of England +39 97 £40,000 - 14
Work from Home -46 95 £47,500 +2.70% 21
Yorkshire +14 49 £42,000 +3.07% 4
North West +45 44 £41,250 +13.79% 8
South West +11 33 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Scotland +26 28 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands +18 28 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +13 22 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East of England +58 12 £56,250 +40.63% 2
Wales +16 12 £45,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +11 6 £53,750 +34.38% 1
North East -5 6 £46,877 -1.31% 2
Northern Ireland +2 4 £28,750 -11.54% 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 424 (71.26%) Test Automation
2 312 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (52.10%) QA
4 298 (50.08%) Selenium
5 214 (35.97%) API Testing
6 199 (33.45%) C#
7 197 (33.11%) DevOps
8 181 (30.42%) Azure
9 159 (26.72%) BDD
10 157 (26.39%) Java
11 142 (23.87%) JavaScript
12 127 (21.34%) Software Testing
13 125 (21.01%) SQL
13 125 (21.01%) Cucumber
14 119 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 109 (18.32%) JIRA
16 108 (18.15%) Cypress.io
17 97 (16.30%) .NET
17 97 (16.30%) SpecFlow
18 96 (16.13%) Finance
19 94 (15.80%) JMeter
20 83 (13.95%) SDET
21 82 (13.78%) SoapUI
21 82 (13.78%) Microservices
22 80 (13.45%) Scrum
23 79 (13.28%) TDD
23 79 (13.28%) WebDriver
24 76 (12.77%) Test Strategy
25 75 (12.61%) Jenkins
25 75 (12.61%) Manual 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 43 (7.23%) Confluence
2 11 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.01%) CMS
4 5 (0.84%) nginx
5 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.34%) Drupal
6 2 (0.34%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Magento
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.17%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 181 (30.42%) Azure
2 73 (12.27%) AWS
3 55 (9.24%) BrowserStack
4 52 (8.74%) Serverless
5 44 (7.39%) SaaS
6 32 (5.38%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
8 20 (3.36%) GCP
9 16 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (2.52%) Power Platform
11 13 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (2.02%) GitHub
13 11 (1.85%) Cloud Functions
14 9 (1.51%) npm
15 8 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
15 8 (1.34%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (1.34%) Lucidchart
15 8 (1.34%) Power Automate
16 7 (1.18%) Firebase
16 7 (1.18%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) HTTP
1 5 (0.84%) Intranet
2 4 (0.67%) FTP
2 4 (0.67%) Internet
3 3 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.50%) SSH
4 2 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.37%) MySQL
3 20 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.69%) Redis
6 14 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.68%) Big Data
9 8 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.18%) Power BI
11 5 (0.84%) DB2
12 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 298 (50.08%) Selenium
2 125 (21.01%) Cucumber
3 119 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 109 (18.32%) JIRA
5 108 (18.15%) Cypress.io
6 97 (16.30%) SpecFlow
7 94 (15.80%) JMeter
8 82 (13.78%) SoapUI
9 79 (13.28%) WebDriver
10 75 (12.61%) Jenkins
11 61 (10.25%) Appium
12 43 (7.23%) REST Assured
13 41 (6.89%) Visual Studio
14 34 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (5.38%) TestCafe
16 31 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
17 30 (5.04%) CircleCI
18 27 (4.54%) Newman
19 19 (3.19%) Fiddler
20 17 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 96 (16.13%) Finance
2 47 (7.90%) Marketing
3 21 (3.53%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.19%) Games
5 10 (1.68%) Automotive
5 10 (1.68%) Electronics
5 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.51%) Retail
7 7 (1.18%) Banking
7 7 (1.18%) Law
8 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.50%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
10 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (20.50%) Tester
2 101 (16.97%) QA Engineer
3 88 (14.79%) Test Engineer
4 80 (13.45%) Analyst
4 80 (13.45%) Automation Tester
5 73 (12.27%) Test Analyst
6 52 (8.74%) Developer
7 43 (7.23%) Test Automation Engineer
8 41 (6.89%) Automation Engineer
9 36 (6.05%) QA Leader
10 35 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
11 34 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
12 29 (4.87%) Test Leader
13 28 (4.71%) Senior QA Engineer
14 24 (4.03%) Software Engineer
15 23 (3.87%) Senior Tester
16 21 (3.53%) QA Tester
17 20 (3.36%) Senior Test Engineer
18 18 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
19 17 (2.86%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (16.30%) .NET
2 66 (11.09%) REST
3 61 (10.25%) Swagger
4 46 (7.73%) RESTful
5 41 (6.89%) Gherkin
6 39 (6.55%) JSON
6 39 (6.55%) SOAP
7 28 (4.71%) XML
8 27 (4.54%) HTML
9 26 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (3.53%) .NET Core
10 21 (3.53%) Web Services
11 20 (3.36%) Node.js
12 19 (3.19%) WebdriverIO
13 18 (3.03%) GraphQL
14 17 (2.86%) CSS
14 17 (2.86%) React
15 15 (2.52%) jQuery
16 11 (1.85%) AngularJS
17 10 (1.68%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.60%) Mobile App
2 24 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.36%) EPoS
4 17 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.18%) Social Media
7 12 (2.02%) User Experience
8 9 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.34%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.18%) Wiki
11 5 (0.84%) Life Science
11 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.84%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.76%) Android
1 64 (10.76%) Apple iOS
2 32 (5.38%) Linux
3 23 (3.87%) Unix
4 19 (3.19%) Windows
5 7 (1.18%) Debian
5 7 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (71.26%) Test Automation
2 312 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (35.97%) API Testing
4 197 (33.11%) DevOps
5 159 (26.72%) BDD
6 127 (21.34%) Software Testing
7 83 (13.95%) SDET
8 82 (13.78%) Microservices
9 80 (13.45%) Scrum
10 79 (13.28%) TDD
11 76 (12.77%) Test Strategy
12 75 (12.61%) Manual Testing
13 68 (11.43%) Fintech
14 67 (11.26%) SDLC
15 62 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (9.41%) Test Scripting
17 52 (8.74%) Exploratory Testing
18 48 (8.07%) Regression Testing
19 47 (7.90%) Performance Testing
20 44 (7.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 199 (33.45%) C#
2 157 (26.39%) Java
3 142 (23.87%) JavaScript
4 125 (21.01%) SQL
5 60 (10.08%) Python
6 50 (8.40%) TypeScript
7 17 (2.86%) PHP
8 15 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 15 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.51%) CoffeeScript
9 9 (1.51%) Ruby
10 7 (1.18%) Java 8
10 7 (1.18%) Scala
11 5 (0.84%) F#
11 5 (0.84%) Go
11 5 (0.84%) Groovy
11 5 (0.84%) VB
11 5 (0.84%) VBScript
12 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.55%) ISTQB
2 27 (4.54%) Degree
3 19 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.03%) ISEB
5 17 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (2.18%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (52.10%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) GDPR
3 8 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (10.08%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.87%) Terraform
3 17 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.85%) Kibana
5 5 (0.84%) MIIS
6 4 (0.67%) Control-M
7 2 (0.34%) Ansible
7 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.34%) Istio
8 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 60 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.36%) Oracle
3 17 (2.86%) Google
4 15 (2.52%) Splunk
5 14 (2.35%) SAP
6 11 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.34%) Dell
8 7 (1.18%) Intel
8 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.01%) IBM
10 5 (0.84%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.67%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.67%) HP
11 4 (0.67%) Progress
12 2 (0.34%) Axosoft
12 2 (0.34%) Xerox
13 1 (0.17%) Instagram
13 1 (0.17%) New Relic
13 1 (0.17%) Perfecto Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) Xamarin