Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 76 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.99% 1.88% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.75% 7.00% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £56,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +40.63% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £32,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £80,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% -7.50%

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 707 686 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.80% 26.84% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 451 484 556
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,178 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.27% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 47 (61.84%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 36 (47.37%) Python
4 34 (44.74%) SQL
5 29 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (36.84%) Linux
7 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (30.26%) HTML
9 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
10 20 (26.32%) CSS
11 18 (23.68%) Spring
11 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
11 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 17 (22.37%) Degree
12 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
13 15 (19.74%) ES6
14 14 (18.42%) Fintech
14 14 (18.42%) React
14 14 (18.42%) TypeScript
14 14 (18.42%) Node.js
14 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
15 13 (17.11%) Scrum
15 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
15 13 (17.11%) MySQL
15 13 (17.11%) Unix
15 13 (17.11%) Microservices
16 12 (15.79%) User Experience
17 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
17 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
17 11 (14.47%) JPA

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 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.26%) Confluence
4 4 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.32%) lighttpd
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.21%) npm
4 6 (7.89%) SaaS
5 5 (6.58%) Datadog
6 4 (5.26%) Office 365
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.95%) GitHub
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Broadband
2 5 (6.58%) 2G
2 5 (6.58%) 3G
2 5 (6.58%) 4G
2 5 (6.58%) 5G
2 5 (6.58%) OpenFlow
2 5 (6.58%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
3 13 (17.11%) MySQL
4 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
5 10 (13.16%) RDBMS
6 7 (9.21%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.58%) Big Data
7 5 (6.58%) Couchbase
7 5 (6.58%) Mixpanel
8 3 (3.95%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.95%) GIS
9 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.63%) Redis
9 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (2.63%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.32%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) JUnit
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) gulp
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.58%) webpack
5 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.26%) git-flow
5 4 (5.26%) GitLab
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) Mockito
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.32%) GoCD
7 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (7.89%) Electronics
1 6 (7.89%) Legal
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.95%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (71.05%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
4 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Data Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Database Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Backend Developer
7 2 (2.63%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) HTML
2 20 (26.32%) CSS
3 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
3 18 (23.68%) Spring
4 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
4 14 (18.42%) Node.js
4 14 (18.42%) React
5 11 (14.47%) JPA
6 10 (13.16%) jQuery
7 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (10.53%) CSS3
8 8 (10.53%) RESTful
9 7 (9.21%) .NET
9 7 (9.21%) HTML5
10 6 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (7.89%) LESS
10 6 (7.89%) Servlets
10 6 (7.89%) Swing
11 5 (6.58%) Angular 2
11 5 (6.58%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) User Experience
2 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) CentOS
4 6 (7.89%) Android
4 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
3 14 (18.42%) Fintech
4 13 (17.11%) Microservices
4 13 (17.11%) Scrum
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.84%) Kanban
6 9 (11.84%) SDLC
7 8 (10.53%) High Availability
7 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 7 (9.21%) Analytics
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Migration
8 7 (9.21%) Open Source
8 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.89%) Android Development
9 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
9 6 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.89%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 36 (47.37%) Python
4 34 (44.74%) SQL
5 15 (19.74%) ES6
6 14 (18.42%) TypeScript
7 9 (11.84%) C++
7 9 (11.84%) Java 8
8 7 (9.21%) Perl
9 5 (6.58%) Ruby
10 4 (5.26%) Groovy
10 4 (5.26%) PHP
11 3 (3.95%) C
11 3 (3.95%) Scala
12 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.63%) C#
12 2 (2.63%) GLSL
13 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (7.89%) OCA
4 6 (7.89%) OCP
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) GDPR
1 1 (1.32%) PMO
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Consul
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.58%) Terraform
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.63%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) SAP
2 2 (2.63%) Sybase
3 1 (1.32%) PagerDuty