Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 100 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +60
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 59 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.67% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.47% 6.09% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.30% +7.42%
10th Percentile £27,525 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £38,670
% change year-on-year -2.50% +29.30% +7.42%

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 912 640 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.85% 27.36% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 580 463 571
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,150 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (52.54%) Python
2 27 (45.76%) Machine Learning
3 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
4 25 (42.37%) Statistics
5 24 (40.68%) Java
6 23 (38.98%) SQL
7 22 (37.29%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (35.59%) Degree
8 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (30.51%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
10 17 (28.81%) Linux
11 16 (27.12%) MongoDB
12 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
13 12 (20.34%) ETL
13 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
13 12 (20.34%) Apache Spark
14 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
14 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
14 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
15 10 (16.95%) Applied Mathematics
15 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (16.95%) NumPy
16 9 (15.25%) Spring
16 9 (15.25%) C++
16 9 (15.25%) HTML
16 9 (15.25%) SOAP
16 9 (15.25%) XML
17 8 (13.56%) Open Source
17 8 (13.56%) R

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 12 (20.34%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) AMQP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
2 22 (37.29%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (30.51%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (27.12%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.69%) GIS
8 1 (1.69%) OpenTSDB
8 1 (1.69%) Parquet
8 1 (1.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) HttpUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) JMeter
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Mocha
4 1 (1.69%) Protractor
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.39%) Dutch Language
1 2 (3.39%) French Language
1 2 (3.39%) German Language
1 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Local Government
2 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Data Scientist
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) GUI Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Administrator
9 1 (1.69%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
2 10 (16.95%) NumPy
3 9 (15.25%) HTML
3 9 (15.25%) SOAP
3 9 (15.25%) Spring
3 9 (15.25%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) OpenGL
5 6 (10.17%) Qt
5 6 (10.17%) REST
5 6 (10.17%) ZeroMQ
6 5 (8.47%) Django
6 5 (8.47%) MLlib
6 5 (8.47%) SciPy
6 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
7 4 (6.78%) JPA
7 4 (6.78%) Node.js
8 3 (5.08%) J2EE
8 3 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Fintech
4 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Machine Learning
2 25 (42.37%) Statistics
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
5 12 (20.34%) ETL
6 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.95%) Applied Mathematics
8 8 (13.56%) Open Source
9 7 (11.86%) Prototyping
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
10 6 (10.17%) OO
10 6 (10.17%) OOD
10 6 (10.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Visualisation
11 5 (8.47%) CRM
11 5 (8.47%) Microservices
11 5 (8.47%) OOP
11 5 (8.47%) Operations Research
12 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 23 (38.98%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) R
7 3 (5.08%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) logstash
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Alterian
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos