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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 85 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23  
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 20 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.75% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 2.73% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 16
Median salary £39,000 £40,750 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +10.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,450 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 394 330 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.27% 27.34% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 258 169 253
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,227 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 31 (68.89%) MongoDB
2 27 (60.00%) Python
3 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 20 (44.44%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) Statistics
5 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.11%) MySQL
6 14 (31.11%) Open Source
7 13 (28.89%) Machine Learning
7 13 (28.89%) ETL
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) PHP
9 10 (22.22%) Spring
9 10 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
10 9 (20.00%) Operations Research
10 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.00%) RESTful
10 9 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.78%) SOAP
11 8 (17.78%) Django
11 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
11 8 (17.78%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (15.56%) Alterian
12 7 (15.56%) HttpUnit
12 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
12 7 (15.56%) Web Application Development

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 7 (15.56%) Apache
1 7 (15.56%) CMS
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) AMQP
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) MongoDB
2 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (31.11%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.67%) GIS
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) Neo4j
6 3 (6.67%) Pentaho
6 3 (6.67%) QGIS
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) HttpUnit
1 7 (15.56%) JMeter
1 7 (15.56%) JUnit
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Maven
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) GIS Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Spring
2 9 (20.00%) RESTful
2 9 (20.00%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) Django
3 8 (17.78%) SOAP
4 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
4 7 (15.56%) J2EE
4 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 6 (13.33%) NumPy
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 5 (11.11%) MLlib
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (11.11%) SciPy
7 4 (8.89%) D3.js
7 4 (8.89%) LAMP
7 4 (8.89%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (6.67%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.67%) W3C
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Solaris
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Statistics
3 14 (31.11%) Open Source
4 13 (28.89%) ETL
4 13 (28.89%) Machine Learning
5 10 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
6 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.00%) Operations Research
7 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Separation of Concerns
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
8 7 (15.56%) Web Application Development
9 6 (13.33%) Prototyping
10 5 (11.11%) Analytics
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) Python
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) PHP
5 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) Ruby
7 5 (11.11%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) R
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Alterian
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Talend
2 3 (6.67%) Vertica
3 1 (2.22%) Progress
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago