Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 96 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 49 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.93% 2.12% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.17% 6.10% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 28
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +29.30%
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 683 935 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.93% 34.75% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 474 588 423
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £65,000 £63,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +5.59%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 34 (69.39%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Microservices
4 18 (36.73%) Fintech
4 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 17 (34.69%) Python
6 16 (32.65%) Spring
7 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.61%) Scrum
7 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
7 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
8 14 (28.57%) React
8 14 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) SQL
8 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 13 (26.53%) HTML5
9 13 (26.53%) Open Source
9 13 (26.53%) MySQL
9 13 (26.53%) OOP
9 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
9 13 (26.53%) Spring Boot
10 12 (24.49%) BDD
11 11 (22.45%) Node.js
11 11 (22.45%) CSS3
11 11 (22.45%) Linux

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (18.37%) Confluence
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.37%) Slack
3 4 (8.16%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Route 53
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 13 (26.53%) MySQL
3 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
4 9 (18.37%) SQLite
5 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.04%) Informix
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView
7 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Bitbucket
2 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.37%) git-flow
2 9 (18.37%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) AWS Developer
3 9 (18.37%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Java Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Lead Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Spring
2 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) React
4 13 (26.53%) HTML5
4 13 (26.53%) Spring Boot
5 11 (22.45%) CSS3
5 11 (22.45%) Node.js
6 9 (18.37%) J2EE
6 9 (18.37%) Java EE
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) LESS
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.08%) Django
8 2 (4.08%) REST
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Fintech
2 9 (18.37%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Microservices
3 15 (30.61%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) OOP
4 13 (26.53%) Open Source
5 12 (24.49%) BDD
6 11 (22.45%) DevOps
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Kanban
8 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
8 9 (18.37%) SOLID
9 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) High Availability
12 4 (8.16%) SDLC
13 3 (6.12%) Analytics
13 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (6.12%) TDD
13 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) Python
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) ES6
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Talend
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) VMware