Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 270 168
Rank change year-on-year +60 -102 +64
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 96 56 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.56% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.90% 1.86% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 145
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £48,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% -7.62% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +10.53%

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 2,461 3,015 3,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.94% 30.06% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 2,632 2,741
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +52 59 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Birmingham -1 13 £46,250 +12.12% 10
Staffordshire +12 7 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Worcestershire +20 6 - - 1
Shropshire +20 2 £82,500 +83.33% 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £36,250 -27.50%
Solihull - 2 £47,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 64 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.33%) Linux
4 55 (57.29%) NoSQL
4 55 (57.29%) Docker
5 50 (52.08%) Java
6 46 (47.92%) MySQL
7 45 (46.88%) SQL
8 43 (44.79%) Spring
8 43 (44.79%) Microservices
9 42 (43.75%) Oracle
9 42 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (39.58%) Scrum
11 37 (38.54%) Hibernate
12 36 (37.50%) Software Engineering
12 36 (37.50%) RESTful
12 36 (37.50%) Node.js
13 34 (35.42%) Git (software)
14 33 (34.38%) TDD
15 32 (33.33%) BDD
16 31 (32.29%) Puppet
16 31 (32.29%) Retail
17 29 (30.21%) Marathon
18 28 (29.17%) JUnit
18 28 (29.17%) HTML
19 27 (28.13%) MongoDB
19 27 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
20 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
20 26 (27.08%) Python
20 26 (27.08%) Shell Script

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 12 (12.50%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) Confluence
3 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.21%) JBoss
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.21%) WildFly
5 3 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.42%) SaaS
3 6 (6.25%) Heroku
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Internet
2 8 (8.33%) DNS
3 7 (7.29%) HTTP
4 4 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (2.08%) FTP
5 2 (2.08%) Intranet
5 2 (2.08%) NAS
5 2 (2.08%) SAN
5 2 (2.08%) SMS
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
5 2 (2.08%) VSAN
6 1 (1.04%) 3G
6 1 (1.04%) 4G
6 1 (1.04%) AMQP
6 1 (1.04%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (57.29%) NoSQL
2 46 (47.92%) MySQL
3 27 (28.13%) MongoDB
4 22 (22.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
6 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
7 13 (13.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (9.38%) Data Mining
8 9 (9.38%) DB2
9 6 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (5.21%) Big Data
10 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (3.13%) GIS
11 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (29.17%) JUnit
3 23 (23.96%) Maven
4 22 (22.92%) JBehave
5 13 (13.54%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.42%) Subversion
8 8 (8.33%) JIRA
8 8 (8.33%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (5.21%) Mockito
11 4 (4.17%) Selenium
12 2 (2.08%) Ant
12 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.08%) Gatling
12 2 (2.08%) GitLab
12 2 (2.08%) Mocha
12 2 (2.08%) NeoLoad
12 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (1.04%) git-flow
General
1 31 (32.29%) Retail
2 9 (9.38%) Back Office
3 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Architect
5 11 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Python Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) DBA
8 7 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) Lead Architect
11 4 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.79%) Spring
2 37 (38.54%) Hibernate
3 36 (37.50%) Node.js
3 36 (37.50%) RESTful
4 28 (29.17%) HTML
5 23 (23.96%) JMS
6 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.71%) ActiveMQ
7 17 (17.71%) HornetQ
7 17 (17.71%) Kafka
8 16 (16.67%) Java EE
9 14 (14.58%) React
10 11 (11.46%) Django
10 11 (11.46%) Flask
11 9 (9.38%) Natural Language Processing
12 7 (7.29%) Ajax
12 7 (7.29%) HTML5
13 6 (6.25%) JSF
13 6 (6.25%) Spring MVC
13 6 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (17.71%) Smart Meter
3 14 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 13 (13.54%) User Experience
5 12 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.17%) RIA
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.04%) Clustering
9 1 (1.04%) CUDA
9 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (1.04%) Social Media
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.33%) Linux
2 14 (14.58%) Unix
3 7 (7.29%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) CentOS
4 6 (6.25%) Windows
5 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) Microservices
3 42 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (39.58%) Scrum
5 36 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 33 (34.38%) TDD
7 32 (33.33%) BDD
8 27 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
10 25 (26.04%) Mentoring
11 17 (17.71%) Configuration Management
11 17 (17.71%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (16.67%) Kanban
12 16 (16.67%) SDLC
13 15 (15.63%) CRM
14 14 (14.58%) SOA
14 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.50%) Machine Learning
16 10 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (10.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 50 (52.08%) Java
3 45 (46.88%) SQL
4 26 (27.08%) Python
4 26 (27.08%) Shell Script
5 23 (23.96%) PHP
6 21 (21.88%) Ruby
7 19 (19.79%) Java 8
8 17 (17.71%) Groovy
8 17 (17.71%) Scala
9 9 (9.38%) Perl
10 6 (6.25%) Apex Code
11 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.08%) C
13 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.08%) VB
13 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.04%) C++
14 1 (1.04%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (9.38%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.25%) RHCE
5 4 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) AAT
7 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (57.29%) Docker
2 6 (6.25%) iptables
3 4 (4.17%) Squid
4 2 (2.08%) Postfix
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (32.29%) Puppet
2 29 (30.21%) Marathon
3 12 (12.50%) Ansible
4 6 (6.25%) Nagios
4 6 (6.25%) SELinux
5 2 (2.08%) Consul
5 2 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.08%) Grafana
5 2 (2.08%) Kibana
5 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.08%) logstash
5 2 (2.08%) Rancher
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.08%) Terraform
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) Rackspace
2 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.08%) Dynatrace
3 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) SaltStack