Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 89 95
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 54 66 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.13% 2.49% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 7.43% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 40
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +29.30%
10th Percentile £35,500 £27,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,025 £56,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +29.30%

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 670 888 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.41% 33.46% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 477 569 471
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +3.61%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 39 (72.22%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 22 (40.74%) Microservices
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (33.33%) React
6 18 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
7 17 (31.48%) HTML
8 16 (29.63%) MySQL
8 16 (29.63%) CSS
8 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 16 (29.63%) Fintech
9 15 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 15 (27.78%) RDBMS
10 14 (25.93%) Scrum
10 14 (25.93%) Node.js
10 14 (25.93%) Open Source
10 14 (25.93%) Spring
10 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
11 13 (24.07%) User Experience
11 13 (24.07%) ES6
11 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (24.07%) BDD
11 13 (24.07%) HTML5
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 12 (22.22%) Linux
12 12 (22.22%) OOP

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) WildFly
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.22%) Slack
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.70%) Serverless
5 1 (1.85%) Datadog
5 1 (1.85%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 16 (29.63%) MySQL
3 15 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 15 (27.78%) RDBMS
4 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
5 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
6 12 (22.22%) SQLite
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) GIS
7 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (3.70%) Parquet
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.85%) Informix
8 1 (1.85%) Mixpanel
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Bitbucket
2 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 12 (22.22%) git-flow
2 12 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 9 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) React
2 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
2 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 16 (29.63%) CSS
4 14 (25.93%) Node.js
4 14 (25.93%) Spring
5 13 (24.07%) HTML5
6 12 (22.22%) CSS3
6 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 12 (22.22%) jQuery
6 12 (22.22%) LESS
6 12 (22.22%) Spring Boot
7 10 (18.52%) Java EE
8 9 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (9.26%) REST
10 4 (7.41%) .NET
10 4 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (7.41%) Kafka
11 3 (5.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Fintech
2 13 (24.07%) User Experience
3 5 (9.26%) Cloud Native
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microservices
3 14 (25.93%) Open Source
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) BDD
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.22%) Kanban
5 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 12 (22.22%) OOP
5 12 (22.22%) SOLID
6 10 (18.52%) DevOps
7 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) High Availability
10 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
11 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
11 3 (5.56%) Logistics
11 3 (5.56%) MVC
11 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) ES6
5 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 5 (9.26%) C#
7 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) Perl
9 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) Go
10 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) HDFS
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (3.70%) logstash
2 2 (3.70%) Mesos
3 1 (1.85%) Consul
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.56%) Tableau
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata