Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 271 225
Rank change year-on-year +73 -46 +26
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 103 61 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.61% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 2.03% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 83
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.12% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 2,236 3,001 3,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.63% 30.17% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,816 2,629 2,592
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +51 63 £50,000 +19.05% 5
Birmingham +7 17 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Warwickshire +23 6 £36,250 -27.50%
Staffordshire +18 5 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Worcestershire +14 5 - - 3
Shropshire +15 2 £82,500 +83.33%
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 70 (67.96%) Linux
2 62 (60.19%) SQL
2 62 (60.19%) MySQL
3 59 (57.28%) JavaScript
4 53 (51.46%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (49.51%) NoSQL
5 51 (49.51%) Java
6 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (38.83%) Docker
8 39 (37.86%) Microservices
9 38 (36.89%) Python
10 37 (35.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 37 (35.92%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (34.95%) MongoDB
12 34 (33.01%) DB2
13 31 (30.10%) PHP
13 31 (30.10%) HTML
14 29 (28.16%) Puppet
15 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (25.24%) Spring
16 25 (24.27%) Degree
16 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
17 24 (23.30%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (22.33%) Open Source
18 23 (22.33%) Oracle
18 23 (22.33%) Unix
18 23 (22.33%) Scrum
19 22 (21.36%) JUnit
19 22 (21.36%) Node.js
20 21 (20.39%) Git (software)

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 15 (14.56%) Apache
2 10 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.83%) nginx
4 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.94%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 53 (51.46%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.42%) SaaS
3 16 (15.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (13.59%) IaaS
4 14 (13.59%) PaaS
5 11 (10.68%) Amazon S3
6 10 (9.71%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (5.83%) Heroku
8 5 (4.85%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (4.85%) Route 53
8 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.97%) Datadog
11 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.48%) DNS
2 15 (14.56%) Internet
3 8 (7.77%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) Intranet
4 2 (1.94%) NAS
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) VSAN
5 1 (0.97%) 3G
5 1 (0.97%) 4G
5 1 (0.97%) AMQP
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.97%) SMTP
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (60.19%) MySQL
2 51 (49.51%) NoSQL
3 37 (35.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 36 (34.95%) MongoDB
5 34 (33.01%) DB2
6 24 (23.30%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
9 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.91%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (2.91%) GIS
10 3 (2.91%) HBase
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.94%) Big Data
11 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.94%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) JUnit
2 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.53%) Maven
4 10 (9.71%) JBehave
5 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.91%) Selenium
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.94%) Gatling
8 2 (1.94%) GitLab
8 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.94%) Mocha
8 2 (1.94%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.94%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.97%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.62%) Retail
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Architect
3 19 (18.45%) DBA
4 16 (15.53%) Database Architect
5 15 (14.56%) Java Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Administrator
6 14 (13.59%) Senior Developer
7 13 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Applications Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) HTML
2 26 (25.24%) Spring
3 22 (21.36%) Node.js
4 18 (17.48%) Hibernate
4 18 (17.48%) RESTful
5 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
5 16 (15.53%) Java EE
5 16 (15.53%) JMS
6 15 (14.56%) CSS
7 11 (10.68%) Kafka
8 10 (9.71%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (9.71%) HornetQ
9 9 (8.74%) React
10 7 (6.80%) HTML5
11 6 (5.83%) Ajax
11 6 (5.83%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (5.83%) jQuery
11 6 (5.83%) JSF
11 6 (5.83%) Spring MVC
11 6 (5.83%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (24.27%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.71%) Smart Meter
4 6 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.88%) Fintech
6 4 (3.88%) RIA
6 4 (3.88%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.97%) CUDA
8 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.96%) Linux
2 23 (22.33%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) CentOS
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows
5 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.94%) Android
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) Microservices
3 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (22.33%) Open Source
4 23 (22.33%) Scrum
5 21 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (19.42%) TDD
7 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
8 18 (17.48%) BDD
8 18 (17.48%) High Availability
9 17 (16.50%) Performance Metrics
10 16 (15.53%) DevOps
10 16 (15.53%) Kanban
11 15 (14.56%) Configuration Management
12 12 (11.65%) Mathematics
13 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
14 10 (9.71%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (9.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) SQL
2 59 (57.28%) JavaScript
3 51 (49.51%) Java
4 38 (36.89%) Python
5 31 (30.10%) PHP
6 18 (17.48%) Shell Script
7 17 (16.50%) Ruby
8 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
9 12 (11.65%) Groovy
9 12 (11.65%) Java 8
9 12 (11.65%) Scala
10 9 (8.74%) Perl
11 6 (5.83%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.94%) C
13 2 (1.94%) C++
13 2 (1.94%) Go
14 1 (0.97%) C#
14 1 (0.97%) ES6
14 1 (0.97%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.85%) RHCE
4 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (38.83%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) iptables
3 4 (3.88%) Squid
4 2 (1.94%) HDFS
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) Postfix
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (28.16%) Puppet
2 21 (20.39%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.71%) Marathon
5 5 (4.85%) Nagios
5 5 (4.85%) SELinux
6 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.91%) Terraform
8 2 (1.94%) Consul
8 2 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.94%) Grafana
8 2 (1.94%) Kibana
8 2 (1.94%) logstash
8 2 (1.94%) Rancher
8 2 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) Rackspace
2 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.91%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.94%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) New Relic
5 1 (0.97%) SaltStack