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

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 244 265
Rank change year-on-year +69 +21 -4
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 123 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 2.44% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 87 52 68
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% +23.13% -23.81%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,450 £60,000 £53,250
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 2,195 3,031 3,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.78% 29.73% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,781 2,622 2,618
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 £23,425
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 November 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 November 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 +32 74 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +28 21 £50,000 - 12
Warwickshire +34 10 £36,250 -28.22%
Staffordshire +32 9 £33,900 +25.56% 1
Shropshire +10 2 £82,500 - 3
Worcestershire +7 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
PostgreSQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 77 (62.60%) SQL
2 74 (60.16%) Linux
3 73 (59.35%) MySQL
4 60 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (47.15%) NoSQL
5 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
6 56 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (43.90%) Java
8 43 (34.96%) Python
9 42 (34.15%) DB2
10 41 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (32.52%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (32.52%) MongoDB
12 36 (29.27%) Docker
13 35 (28.46%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (26.83%) Puppet
15 31 (25.20%) HTML
16 30 (24.39%) PHP
16 30 (24.39%) Microservices
17 29 (23.58%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (22.76%) Degree
18 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
19 27 (21.95%) Ansible
20 26 (21.14%) TDD
20 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (19.51%) High Availability
21 24 (19.51%) Open Source
22 23 (18.70%) Scrum
22 23 (18.70%) Performance Metrics
23 22 (17.89%) AWS CloudFormation

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 (10.57%) Apache
2 10 (8.13%) nginx
2 10 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.63%) WildFly
4 1 (0.81%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 60 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (14.63%) SaaS
4 16 (13.01%) Amazon S3
5 15 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (12.20%) IaaS
5 15 (12.20%) PaaS
6 6 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (4.07%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (4.07%) Route 53
7 5 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.44%) Heroku
9 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.81%) Datadog
10 1 (0.81%) GitHub
10 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) DNS
2 14 (11.38%) Internet
3 5 (4.07%) HTTP
4 2 (1.63%) NAS
4 2 (1.63%) Network Security
4 2 (1.63%) SAN
4 2 (1.63%) VSAN
5 1 (0.81%) 3G
5 1 (0.81%) 4G
5 1 (0.81%) AMQP
5 1 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) SMTP
5 1 (0.81%) SSH
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (59.35%) MySQL
2 58 (47.15%) NoSQL
3 42 (34.15%) DB2
4 41 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 40 (32.52%) MongoDB
6 35 (28.46%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
8 16 (13.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.25%) GIS
11 3 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (2.44%) HBase
11 3 (2.44%) Power BI
11 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.63%) JUnit
3 13 (10.57%) Maven
4 9 (7.32%) JBehave
4 9 (7.32%) Selenium
5 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.25%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.25%) Moq
6 4 (3.25%) NUnit
6 4 (3.25%) ReSharper
6 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.44%) Concordion
7 3 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.63%) Gatling
8 2 (1.63%) GitLab
8 2 (1.63%) NeoLoad
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Architect
3 27 (21.95%) DBA
4 23 (18.70%) Administrator
4 23 (18.70%) Database Architect
5 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 15 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Applications Support
9 9 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (6.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) HTML
2 22 (17.89%) Node.js
2 22 (17.89%) Spring
3 21 (17.07%) CSS
4 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
5 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
6 16 (13.01%) Java EE
6 16 (13.01%) RESTful
7 12 (9.76%) Kafka
8 11 (8.94%) JMS
9 10 (8.13%) jQuery
9 10 (8.13%) React
10 9 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (7.32%) HornetQ
11 7 (5.69%) .NET
12 6 (4.88%) LAMP
12 6 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (4.07%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.52%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Smart Meter
4 8 (6.50%) Fintech
5 7 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.63%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.81%) CUDA
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) RIA
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.16%) Linux
2 20 (16.26%) Unix
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (2.44%) CentOS
4 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.63%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) Microservices
3 29 (23.58%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (21.14%) TDD
5 24 (19.51%) High Availability
5 24 (19.51%) Open Source
6 23 (18.70%) Performance Metrics
6 23 (18.70%) Scrum
7 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
8 21 (17.07%) DevOps
9 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (14.63%) BDD
10 18 (14.63%) Mathematics
11 17 (13.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (13.82%) SDLC
12 15 (12.20%) Configuration Management
12 15 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (12.20%) Kanban
13 9 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.60%) SQL
2 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
3 54 (43.90%) Java
4 43 (34.96%) Python
5 30 (24.39%) PHP
6 17 (13.82%) Ruby
7 16 (13.01%) Bash Shell
8 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.94%) Groovy
9 11 (8.94%) Java 8
9 11 (8.94%) Scala
10 6 (4.88%) Perl
11 5 (4.07%) C#
12 4 (3.25%) Go
13 3 (2.44%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.63%) C++
14 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.81%) ES6
15 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.63%) RHCE
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (29.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) HDFS
2 2 (1.63%) iptables
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Postfix
3 1 (0.81%) Squid
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (26.83%) Puppet
2 27 (21.95%) Ansible
3 19 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.32%) Marathon
5 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.63%) Consul
6 2 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.63%) Grafana
6 2 (1.63%) Kibana
6 2 (1.63%) logstash
6 2 (1.63%) Nagios
6 2 (1.63%) Rancher
6 2 (1.63%) SELinux
6 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.63%) Terraform
6 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.81%) Packer
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle
2 3 (2.44%) AppDynamics
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.44%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.63%) Dynatrace
3 2 (1.63%) Riverbed
3 2 (1.63%) VMware
4 1 (0.81%) New Relic
4 1 (0.81%) SaltStack