Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 207 266
Rank change year-on-year +12 +59 -65
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 78 94 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.04% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 4.06% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 82 67 48
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,250 £36,250 £35,875
90th Percentile £66,500 £64,500 £60,450
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

PostgreSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,885 2,314 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.64% 25.55% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,885 2,638
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,575 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,720 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Coventry -12 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Birmingham +49 21 £47,500 - 3
Warwickshire +2 15 £40,000 +10.34%
Staffordshire +16 13 £36,500 -30.97% 1
Worcestershire -12 6 £55,000 -
Shropshire 0 1 £35,000 -57.58% 2
Walsall - 1 £37,500 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 43 (55.13%) SQL
4 37 (47.44%) C#
4 37 (47.44%) MVC
5 35 (44.87%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (43.59%) Docker
7 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 32 (41.03%) Serverless
8 31 (39.74%) .NET
8 31 (39.74%) TDD
9 30 (38.46%) Python
10 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (33.33%) XML
12 25 (32.05%) Ajax
13 23 (29.49%) OO
14 22 (28.21%) Linux
14 22 (28.21%) JIRA
15 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
16 20 (25.64%) Java
16 20 (25.64%) Selenium
16 20 (25.64%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (25.64%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
17 19 (24.36%) Web Services
18 18 (23.08%) Project Management
18 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
18 18 (23.08%) AWS IoT

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (14.10%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.41%) CMS
3 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 5 (6.41%) Drupal
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.13%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.56%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (41.03%) Serverless
3 20 (25.64%) Amazon SQS
4 18 (23.08%) AWS IoT
5 17 (21.79%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (11.54%) SaaS
8 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (6.41%) Fastly
8 5 (6.41%) Heroku
9 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (3.85%) CloudFront
9 3 (3.85%) Office 365
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) FTP
1 17 (21.79%) HTTP
1 17 (21.79%) SMTP
1 17 (21.79%) SSH
2 15 (19.23%) MQTT
3 7 (8.97%) DNS
4 6 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.85%) MPLS
5 3 (3.85%) SNMP
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) VLAN
5 3 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (21.79%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (19.23%) Amazon Aurora
4 15 (19.23%) MySQL
5 13 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (12.82%) OLAP
7 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
8 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.13%) GIS
9 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (2.56%) Big Data
10 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) JIRA
2 20 (25.64%) Selenium
3 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
4 14 (17.95%) Visual Studio
5 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.97%) Subversion
7 6 (7.69%) SonarQube
8 5 (6.41%) JUnit
8 5 (6.41%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.13%) Moq
9 4 (5.13%) NUnit
9 4 (5.13%) ReSharper
10 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.85%) DbUnit
10 3 (3.85%) jMock
10 3 (3.85%) Mockito
11 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) .NET Developer
2 23 (29.49%) C# Developer
3 22 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.38%) AWS Developer
6 11 (14.10%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Applications Developer
10 5 (6.41%) CRM Developer
10 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (6.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 5 (6.41%) PHP Web Applications Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) XML
3 25 (32.05%) Ajax
4 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 19 (24.36%) Web Services
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (19.23%) JSON
6 15 (19.23%) RESTful
6 15 (19.23%) XMPP
7 14 (17.95%) WCF
8 13 (16.67%) HTML
9 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (14.10%) CSS
11 10 (12.82%) .NET Core
11 10 (12.82%) jQuery
11 10 (12.82%) REST
11 10 (12.82%) Spring
12 9 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Algorithms
1 15 (19.23%) Smart Home
2 10 (12.82%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Debian
4 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) CentOS
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Unix
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) MVC
3 31 (39.74%) TDD
4 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (29.49%) OO
6 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
9 18 (23.08%) Project Management
9 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 17 (21.79%) Web Development
11 16 (20.51%) DevOps
11 16 (20.51%) Scrum
12 15 (19.23%) API Development
12 15 (19.23%) Memory Management
12 15 (19.23%) OOD
12 15 (19.23%) OOP
12 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Data Analysis
14 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 37 (47.44%) C#
3 30 (38.46%) Python
4 20 (25.64%) Java
5 15 (19.23%) C
5 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
7 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.69%) PHP
9 4 (5.13%) Go
10 3 (3.85%) C++
10 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.56%) Groovy
11 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.56%) RHCE
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Docker
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) iptables
5 2 (2.56%) pfSense
5 2 (2.56%) Postfix
5 2 (2.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Ansible
1 9 (11.54%) Nagios
2 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (2.56%) SELinux
5 1 (1.28%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Dell
4 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.13%) ESRI
5 4 (5.13%) Talend
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) SAP