Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 78 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 +14
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 978 237 235
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.54% 3.77% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.48% 12.41% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 635 216 190
10th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £84,625
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,867 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.21% +8.11% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,834 1,909 2,229
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.34% 30.40% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,925 1,764 2,011
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,256 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.66% +6.51% -2.91%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

PostgreSQL
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PostgreSQL trend for jobs with a WFH option

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PostgreSQL.

PostgreSQL salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PostgreSQL over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

PostgreSQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, PostgreSQL job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 428 (43.76%) AWS
2 414 (42.33%) Docker
3 408 (41.72%) Python
4 398 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
5 344 (35.17%) JavaScript
6 318 (32.52%) SQL
7 299 (30.57%) Software Engineering
8 294 (30.06%) Kubernetes
9 257 (26.28%) React
10 246 (25.15%) Java
11 237 (24.23%) Finance
12 236 (24.13%) Git (software)
13 233 (23.82%) Microservices
14 227 (23.21%) Node.js
15 208 (21.27%) Test Automation
16 204 (20.86%) Full Stack Development
17 202 (20.65%) MySQL
18 201 (20.55%) DevOps
19 197 (20.14%) TypeScript
20 182 (18.61%) Social Skills
21 175 (17.89%) Relational Database
22 174 (17.79%) Django
23 165 (16.87%) REST
24 163 (16.67%) Redis
25 155 (15.85%) NoSQL
26 154 (15.75%) Kafka
27 153 (15.64%) SQL Server
28 145 (14.83%) Ruby
28 145 (14.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
29 142 (14.52%) Terraform

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 98 (10.02%) Elasticsearch
2 73 (7.46%) Apache
3 47 (4.81%) nginx
4 45 (4.60%) Apache Spark
5 31 (3.17%) Confluence
6 26 (2.66%) Apache Pulsar
7 24 (2.45%) Apache Airflow
7 24 (2.45%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.43%) CMS
9 14 (1.43%) WordPress
10 11 (1.12%) Drupal
11 9 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.61%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.51%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.51%) IIS
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.41%) Luigi
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (1.12%) Figma
2 10 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.31%) Sketch
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Shopify
2 1 (0.10%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 428 (43.76%) AWS
2 131 (13.39%) Azure
3 125 (12.78%) GCP
4 99 (10.12%) Serverless
5 87 (8.90%) SaaS
6 80 (8.18%) Amazon S3
7 78 (7.98%) GitHub
8 67 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
9 64 (6.54%) Heroku
10 61 (6.24%) AWS Lambda
11 59 (6.03%) Power Platform
12 45 (4.60%) Amazon ECS
12 45 (4.60%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (3.27%) CloudFront
14 31 (3.17%) Cloudflare
15 28 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (2.04%) Snowflake
18 17 (1.74%) Amazon EMR
18 17 (1.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.60%) DNS
2 33 (3.37%) AMQP
3 24 (2.45%) Firewall
4 22 (2.25%) HTTP
5 19 (1.94%) VPN
6 17 (1.74%) SSL
7 15 (1.53%) DHCP
7 15 (1.53%) IPv4
7 15 (1.53%) IPv6
8 14 (1.43%) Broadband
9 13 (1.33%) RIP
10 11 (1.12%) LAN
11 10 (1.02%) VLAN
11 10 (1.02%) WAN
12 9 (0.92%) FTP
13 6 (0.61%) Network Security
14 5 (0.51%) BGP
14 5 (0.51%) Internet
14 5 (0.51%) OSPF
14 5 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (20.65%) MySQL
2 175 (17.89%) Relational Database
3 163 (16.67%) Redis
4 155 (15.85%) NoSQL
5 153 (15.64%) SQL Server
6 145 (14.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 121 (12.37%) MongoDB
8 85 (8.69%) Big Data
9 75 (7.67%) Amazon RDS
10 62 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 59 (6.03%) Power BI
13 55 (5.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 41 (4.19%) Amazon Athena
15 36 (3.68%) Amazon Aurora
16 33 (3.37%) OLAP
17 32 (3.27%) RDBMS
18 31 (3.17%) Data Lake
19 30 (3.07%) MariaDB
20 29 (2.97%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 236 (24.13%) Git (software)
2 139 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 65 (6.65%) CircleCI
4 58 (5.93%) webpack
5 57 (5.83%) Selenium
6 50 (5.11%) GitLab
7 45 (4.60%) JIRA
8 41 (4.19%) Cypress.io
9 31 (3.17%) Babel
10 29 (2.97%) RSpec
11 25 (2.56%) Maven
11 25 (2.56%) Visual Studio
11 25 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (1.84%) Travis CI
13 17 (1.74%) Postman
14 16 (1.64%) Gradle
15 14 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.43%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.23%) gulp
17 11 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 237 (24.23%) Finance
2 182 (18.61%) Social Skills
3 135 (13.80%) Retail
4 71 (7.26%) Banking
5 51 (5.21%) Games
6 45 (4.60%) Automotive
7 36 (3.68%) Marketing
8 30 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.56%) Law
10 19 (1.94%) Billing
11 17 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (1.53%) Public Sector
13 14 (1.43%) Local Government
14 11 (1.12%) Czech Language
14 11 (1.12%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.72%) Electronics
15 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.61%) Legal
16 6 (0.61%) Publishing
17 5 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 405 (41.41%) Developer
2 145 (14.83%) Software Engineer
3 114 (11.66%) Senior Developer
4 92 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 79 (8.08%) Python Developer
6 74 (7.57%) Data Engineer
7 67 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 60 (6.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 52 (5.32%) Java Engineer
10 44 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 43 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 38 (3.89%) Django Developer
12 38 (3.89%) Senior Python Developer
13 35 (3.58%) Senior Java Engineer
14 34 (3.48%) Python Engineer
15 33 (3.37%) Python/Django Developer
16 32 (3.27%) Architect
17 28 (2.86%) Lead Developer
18 25 (2.56%) Backend Developer
19 23 (2.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (26.28%) React
2 227 (23.21%) Node.js
3 174 (17.79%) Django
4 165 (16.87%) REST
5 154 (15.75%) Kafka
6 128 (13.09%) GraphQL
7 123 (12.58%) Spring
8 119 (12.17%) CSS
9 117 (11.96%) AngularJS
10 112 (11.45%) Vue.js
11 105 (10.74%) Ruby on Rails
12 93 (9.51%) React Native
13 86 (8.79%) HTML
14 76 (7.77%) RESTful
15 67 (6.85%) Celery
16 65 (6.65%) .NET
17 61 (6.24%) Flask
18 57 (5.83%) Express
19 54 (5.52%) Redux
20 52 (5.32%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.84%) User Experience
2 69 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.09%) Virtual Team
4 36 (3.68%) Video\Live Streaming
5 28 (2.86%) NHS
6 26 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 25 (2.56%) FMCG
7 25 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 24 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 22 (2.25%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 20 (2.04%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.94%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (1.53%) Clustering
15 14 (1.43%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.43%) Private Cloud
16 13 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
17 11 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 137 (14.01%) Linux
2 37 (3.78%) Unix
3 36 (3.68%) CentOS
4 35 (3.58%) Windows
5 19 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.84%) Android
7 17 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.43%) Fedora
9 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Debian
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (30.57%) Software Engineering
3 233 (23.82%) Microservices
4 208 (21.27%) Test Automation
5 204 (20.86%) Full Stack Development
6 201 (20.55%) DevOps
7 142 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
8 138 (14.11%) Mentoring
9 132 (13.50%) TDD
10 129 (13.19%) Data Science
11 114 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
11 114 (11.66%) Scrum
12 107 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
13 106 (10.84%) Fintech
14 105 (10.74%) Open Source
15 96 (9.82%) Machine Learning
16 90 (9.20%) Coaching
17 87 (8.90%) ETL
18 80 (8.18%) Clean Code
19 78 (7.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 408 (41.72%) Python
2 344 (35.17%) JavaScript
3 318 (32.52%) SQL
4 246 (25.15%) Java
5 197 (20.14%) TypeScript
6 145 (14.83%) Ruby
7 101 (10.33%) C#
8 100 (10.22%) Go
9 98 (10.02%) Kotlin
10 51 (5.21%) C
11 47 (4.81%) PHP
12 36 (3.68%) R
13 35 (3.58%) C++
14 34 (3.48%) Elm
14 34 (3.48%) ES6
14 34 (3.48%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 24 (2.45%) Bash Shell
17 20 (2.04%) Clojure
18 15 (1.53%) Cython
Qualifications
1 83 (8.49%) Degree
2 25 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.02%) PhD
6 8 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) HND
9 1 (0.10%) PMP
9 1 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.76%) QA
2 26 (2.66%) GDPR
3 12 (1.23%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) SEPA
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 414 (42.33%) Docker
2 14 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.02%) Varnish
4 9 (0.92%) iptables
5 5 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) Postfix
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 294 (30.06%) Kubernetes
2 142 (14.52%) Terraform
3 110 (11.25%) Ansible
4 83 (8.49%) Puppet
5 54 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (3.89%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (2.35%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.94%) Grafana
9 15 (1.53%) HAProxy
9 15 (1.53%) Icinga
10 14 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
11 13 (1.33%) Nagios
12 10 (1.02%) Kustomize
13 8 (0.82%) Opsgenie
14 6 (0.61%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.51%) SCCM
16 4 (0.41%) Capistrano
17 3 (0.31%) Istio
17 3 (0.31%) Kibana
17 3 (0.31%) Knative
Vendors
1 133 (13.60%) Oracle
2 52 (5.32%) Google
3 48 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.35%) SAP
5 21 (2.15%) Netlify
5 21 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 19 (1.94%) Yahoo!
7 13 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.23%) YouTube
9 11 (1.12%) Databricks
9 11 (1.12%) Facebook
9 11 (1.12%) Talend
10 10 (1.02%) Twitter
11 9 (0.92%) IBM
11 9 (0.92%) MKS
12 6 (0.61%) Cisco
12 6 (0.61%) Instagram
13 5 (0.51%) Alibaba
13 5 (0.51%) Nokia
13 5 (0.51%) Palantir