Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 71 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 +31
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 60 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.42% 2.99% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.32% 10.51% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +16.37%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,900 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 644 752 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.97% 28.51% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 450 496 460
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 32 (53.33%) Python
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 26 (43.33%) Linux
5 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) HTML
6 23 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
7 22 (36.67%) MySQL
8 20 (33.33%) CSS
9 18 (30.00%) Unix
10 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (25.00%) User Experience
11 15 (25.00%) ES6
11 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 14 (23.33%) Docker
13 13 (21.67%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (21.67%) React
13 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
13 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
14 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 12 (20.00%) Node.js
14 12 (20.00%) Microservices
15 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
15 11 (18.33%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (18.33%) RESTful
16 10 (16.67%) Kafka
16 10 (16.67%) Scrum

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 (15.00%) Confluence
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) WildFly
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) Slack
4 5 (8.33%) Datadog
4 5 (8.33%) npm
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.33%) Serverless
6 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
2 22 (36.67%) MySQL
3 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 7 (11.67%) GIS
7 6 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (10.00%) SQLite
8 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (8.33%) Couchbase
8 5 (8.33%) Mixpanel
9 4 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.33%) OpenTSDB
10 2 (3.33%) Parquet
11 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (15.00%) Selenium
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (10.00%) git-flow
3 6 (10.00%) GoCD
3 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.00%) Travis CI
3 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.33%) gulp
4 5 (8.33%) webpack
5 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Django Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Python Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) CSS
3 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 13 (21.67%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (21.67%) React
5 12 (20.00%) Node.js
6 11 (18.33%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (18.33%) RESTful
7 10 (16.67%) Kafka
8 9 (15.00%) CSS3
8 9 (15.00%) HTML5
8 9 (15.00%) jQuery
8 9 (15.00%) LESS
9 7 (11.67%) .NET
9 7 (11.67%) Django
9 7 (11.67%) REST
9 7 (11.67%) Spring
10 6 (10.00%) NumPy
10 6 (10.00%) Pandas
11 5 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) User Experience
2 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
6 4 (6.67%) Fintech
7 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) Microservices
5 10 (16.67%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) BDD
6 9 (15.00%) Kanban
6 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.00%) SOLID
7 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Business Development
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.00%) Data Science
8 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.00%) High Availability
8 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) Python
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.00%) ES6
5 14 (23.33%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
7 7 (11.67%) PHP
7 7 (11.67%) Scala
7 7 (11.67%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.67%) C#
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) C
11 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) OCA
2 5 (8.33%) OCP
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 5 (8.33%) Consul
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.33%) Terraform
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) Kibana
3 2 (3.33%) logstash
3 2 (3.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) PagerDuty
2 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau