Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 189 220
Rank change year-on-year -5 +31 +24
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 55 99 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.28% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 5.18% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 47
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £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 1,702 1,911 2,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.37% 24.67% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,498 1,514 2,330
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,350
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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
Birmingham +48 38 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Staffordshire -4 7 £37,500 +10.62% 1
Coventry -40 5 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Walsall - 3 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -4 1 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire -22 1 £47,000 -
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 38 (69.09%) Java
2 36 (65.45%) Jenkins
3 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 32 (58.18%) Spring
4 32 (58.18%) RESTful
5 30 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (50.91%) JUnit
6 28 (50.91%) Oracle
7 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
7 26 (47.27%) SonarQube
8 24 (43.64%) TDD
9 22 (40.00%) Maven
9 22 (40.00%) Web Services
10 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (32.73%) JPA
12 17 (30.91%) Linux
12 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (30.91%) Microservices
12 17 (30.91%) Public Sector
13 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (29.09%) JMeter
14 15 (27.27%) OO
14 15 (27.27%) Unix
14 15 (27.27%) SQL
15 14 (25.45%) Finance
15 14 (25.45%) Spring Boot
16 13 (23.64%) REST
16 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
16 13 (23.64%) J2EE

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 13 (23.64%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.91%) ArcGIS
3 6 (10.91%) Confluence
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (12.73%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (7.27%) GCP
5 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.64%) Azure
5 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (10.91%) Big Data
4 6 (10.91%) GIS
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.27%) Riak
7 3 (5.45%) BigQuery
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.45%) Looker
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.45%) Spatial Data
8 2 (3.64%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 36 (65.45%) Jenkins
2 28 (50.91%) JUnit
3 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
3 26 (47.27%) SonarQube
4 22 (40.00%) Maven
5 16 (29.09%) JMeter
6 12 (21.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (21.82%) Mockito
7 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 10 (18.18%) DbUnit
7 10 (18.18%) jMock
7 10 (18.18%) Selenium
8 6 (10.91%) JIRA
8 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.27%) Babel
9 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.27%) REST Assured
9 4 (7.27%) webpack
10 2 (3.64%) JBehave
General
1 17 (30.91%) Public Sector
2 14 (25.45%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Electronics
3 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
3 13 (23.64%) Marketing
3 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Data Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.27%) React Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Tester
8 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) RESTful
1 32 (58.18%) Spring
2 22 (40.00%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) JPA
4 14 (25.45%) Spring Boot
5 13 (23.64%) J2EE
5 13 (23.64%) REST
6 12 (21.82%) JDBC
7 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (18.18%) Apache NiFi
8 10 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (18.18%) PowerMock
8 10 (18.18%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (12.73%) Spring Cloud
10 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
11 4 (7.27%) Jest
11 4 (7.27%) Swagger
11 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Unix
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (43.64%) TDD
3 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) Microservices
5 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (27.27%) OO
7 13 (23.64%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (23.64%) Programme Management
8 12 (21.82%) BDD
8 12 (21.82%) Kanban
8 12 (21.82%) Open Source
8 12 (21.82%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) DevOps
9 10 (18.18%) Migration
10 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.91%) Load Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Java 8
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Postfix
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Kibana
1 10 (18.18%) logstash
2 4 (7.27%) Terraform
3 3 (5.45%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) ESRI
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Snowplow
5 1 (1.82%) BMC
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy