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

Postman
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 471 615 942
Rank change year-on-year +144 +327 +197
Permanent jobs citing Postman 675 573 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 1.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 538 500 243
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,625 £32,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £41,115 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +9.64% -6.25%

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 23,359 30,073 36,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.12% 19.89% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18,409 24,013 29,787
UK 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 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postman.

Salary trend for Postman in the UK

Postman
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postman over the 6 months to 29 February 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 February 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 +129 623 £45,000 -10.00% 72
UK excluding London +222 419 £41,500 +0.94% 64
London +35 246 £55,000 -4.35% 20
South East +66 123 £46,250 +2.78% 10
North of England +100 119 £40,000 +6.67% 19
South West +79 60 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Midlands +62 53 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Yorkshire +56 51 £40,750 +5.16% 9
North West +53 43 £37,500 - 7
West Midlands +54 38 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Wales +14 28 £35,000 +12.54% 6
North East +32 25 £47,500 - 3
East of England +75 19 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Scotland +50 16 £32,500 - 6
East Midlands +40 15 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 February 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.

1 508 (75.26%) Test Automation
2 425 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (56.30%) Selenium
4 359 (53.19%) QA
5 223 (33.04%) SoapUI
6 218 (32.30%) Java
7 212 (31.41%) API Testing
8 202 (29.93%) C#
9 198 (29.33%) BDD
10 191 (28.30%) Cucumber
11 183 (27.11%) JIRA
12 175 (25.93%) SQL
13 165 (24.44%) TDD
13 165 (24.44%) Scrum
14 163 (24.15%) JavaScript
15 156 (23.11%) JMeter
16 138 (20.44%) Regression Testing
17 133 (19.70%) Web Services
18 125 (18.52%) Software Testing
19 120 (17.78%) Test Scripting
19 120 (17.78%) Jenkins
20 117 (17.33%) DevOps
20 117 (17.33%) Git (software)
21 112 (16.59%) ISTQB
22 108 (16.00%) Finance
22 108 (16.00%) WebDriver
23 105 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
24 103 (15.26%) Azure
25 99 (14.67%) SpecFlow
26 98 (14.52%) 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 48 (7.11%) Confluence
2 14 (2.07%) IIS
3 8 (1.19%) Anypoint
3 8 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.59%) GemFire
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Magento
2 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 103 (15.26%) Azure
2 76 (11.26%) AWS
3 35 (5.19%) GitHub
4 33 (4.89%) BrowserStack
5 32 (4.74%) SaaS
6 20 (2.96%) BlazeMeter
7 12 (1.78%) Serverless
8 10 (1.48%) Heroku
9 9 (1.33%) Datadog
9 9 (1.33%) Slack
9 9 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
10 8 (1.19%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.04%) Sauce Labs
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.74%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.07%) HTTP
2 12 (1.78%) Wireshark
3 10 (1.48%) DNS
3 10 (1.48%) MPLS
3 10 (1.48%) SNMP
4 6 (0.89%) Softphone
5 5 (0.74%) Extranet
5 5 (0.74%) Firewall
5 5 (0.74%) Intranet
5 5 (0.74%) Network Security
6 4 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.44%) DSL
7 3 (0.44%) SSL
7 3 (0.44%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) ATM
8 1 (0.15%) Internet
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.85%) MySQL
3 24 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.19%) Power BI
9 6 (0.89%) Big Data
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.59%) HBase
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 380 (56.30%) Selenium
2 223 (33.04%) SoapUI
3 191 (28.30%) Cucumber
4 183 (27.11%) JIRA
5 156 (23.11%) JMeter
6 120 (17.78%) Jenkins
7 117 (17.33%) Git (software)
8 108 (16.00%) WebDriver
9 99 (14.67%) SpecFlow
10 55 (8.15%) Appium
11 51 (7.56%) REST Assured
12 49 (7.26%) Maven
13 47 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (6.67%) Protractor
15 34 (5.04%) Fiddler
16 30 (4.44%) Visual Studio
17 27 (4.00%) TeamCity
18 26 (3.85%) JUnit
19 25 (3.70%) Newman
20 24 (3.56%) TestRail
General
1 108 (16.00%) Finance
2 26 (3.85%) Retail
3 22 (3.26%) Marketing
4 18 (2.67%) Games
5 16 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.93%) Banking
7 10 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.59%) Electronics
9 4 (0.59%) Legal
9 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (25.63%) Analyst
2 146 (21.63%) Test Engineer
3 143 (21.19%) QA Engineer
4 124 (18.37%) Test Analyst
5 98 (14.52%) Tester
6 61 (9.04%) Software Tester
7 54 (8.00%) Developer
8 52 (7.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 43 (6.37%) QA Automation Engineer
10 40 (5.93%) Automation Engineer
10 40 (5.93%) Test Leader
11 39 (5.78%) QA Analyst
12 36 (5.33%) Senior QA Engineer
12 36 (5.33%) Software Analyst
13 35 (5.19%) Software Test Analyst
14 34 (5.04%) Software Test Engineer
15 26 (3.85%) QA Tester
16 24 (3.56%) Automation Tester
16 24 (3.56%) QA Test Engineer
17 23 (3.41%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (19.70%) Web Services
2 98 (14.52%) SOAP
3 90 (13.33%) RESTful
4 81 (12.00%) REST
5 69 (10.22%) Gherkin
6 60 (8.89%) .NET
7 42 (6.22%) JSON
8 38 (5.63%) HTML
9 36 (5.33%) XML
10 32 (4.74%) AngularJS
11 27 (4.00%) Swagger
12 24 (3.56%) CSS
13 19 (2.81%) React
14 15 (2.22%) Node.js
14 15 (2.22%) WebdriverIO
15 14 (2.07%) WireMock
16 13 (1.93%) Spring
17 11 (1.63%) .NET Framework
18 10 (1.48%) Middleware
18 10 (1.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.44%) Mobile App
2 57 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.89%) User Experience
4 27 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
7 11 (1.63%) Life Science
8 9 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
9 8 (1.19%) Clustering
9 8 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.19%) NHS
10 7 (1.04%) Handset
11 5 (0.74%) Replication
12 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.44%) Wiki
14 2 (0.30%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.30%) Android
2 52 (7.70%) Apple iOS
3 47 (6.96%) Linux
4 44 (6.52%) Windows
5 18 (2.67%) Unix
6 16 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.48%) CentOS
8 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.74%) VMS
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (75.26%) Test Automation
2 425 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (31.41%) API Testing
4 198 (29.33%) BDD
5 165 (24.44%) Scrum
5 165 (24.44%) TDD
6 138 (20.44%) Regression Testing
7 125 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 120 (17.78%) Test Scripting
9 117 (17.33%) DevOps
10 105 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (14.52%) Manual Testing
12 96 (14.22%) Non-Functional Testing
13 93 (13.78%) Performance Testing
14 89 (13.19%) SDLC
15 86 (12.74%) Functional Testing
16 85 (12.59%) User Stories
17 79 (11.70%) Test Strategy
18 73 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
19 68 (10.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (32.30%) Java
2 202 (29.93%) C#
3 175 (25.93%) SQL
4 163 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 84 (12.44%) Python
6 54 (8.00%) Ruby
7 33 (4.89%) Bash Shell
8 32 (4.74%) Groovy
8 32 (4.74%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.37%) C
11 14 (2.07%) C++
11 14 (2.07%) PHP
12 9 (1.33%) Java 8
13 8 (1.19%) VBScript
14 7 (1.04%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.04%) Go
14 7 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 112 (16.59%) ISTQB
2 56 (8.30%) Degree
3 53 (7.85%) ISEB
4 46 (6.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.74%) HNC
8 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) CCIE
9 2 (0.30%) CCNA
9 2 (0.30%) CCNP
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
9 2 (0.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.30%) RHCE
10 1 (0.15%) CSPO
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (53.19%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (6.81%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.89%) Ansible
3 6 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.89%) Puppet
4 5 (0.74%) Kibana
5 4 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.59%) Packer
5 4 (0.59%) Terraform
6 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 73 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.67%) HP
3 17 (2.52%) Oracle
4 10 (1.48%) Sage
5 9 (1.33%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (1.04%) Google
7 7 (1.04%) New Relic
8 6 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe
9 4 (0.59%) SAP
9 4 (0.59%) Splunk
9 4 (0.59%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.30%) Dell
11 2 (0.30%) Intel
11 2 (0.30%) Tableau
12 1 (0.15%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.15%) Serena