Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 123 153
Rank change year-on-year +43 +30 -5
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 185 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.43% 1.86% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.54% 5.17% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 167 53 44
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,755 1,991 1,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.57% 35.98% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,239 934
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +6.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,550 £67,500 £61,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PostgreSQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Scotland.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +47 134 £50,000 - 11
Edinburgh +4 49 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Stirling +3 1 £34,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 142 (76.76%) SQL
2 132 (71.35%) Python
3 127 (68.65%) Java
4 122 (65.95%) NoSQL
5 117 (63.24%) Finance
6 116 (62.70%) OO
7 91 (49.19%) OOP
8 86 (46.49%) JavaScript
9 85 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (42.70%) AngularJS
11 77 (41.62%) Relational Database
11 77 (41.62%) Spring
12 76 (41.08%) HTML
13 75 (40.54%) Hibernate
14 73 (39.46%) MySQL
15 66 (35.68%) BDD
16 65 (35.14%) Oracle
17 64 (34.59%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (34.05%) PHP
19 60 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
20 59 (31.89%) Docker
21 58 (31.35%) SDLC
22 57 (30.81%) Continuous Deployment
22 57 (30.81%) Test Automation
22 57 (30.81%) TDD
23 56 (30.27%) Hadoop
24 55 (29.73%) Unit Testing
24 55 (29.73%) Ansible
25 54 (29.19%) Bigtable
25 54 (29.19%) Apache Cassandra

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 54 (29.19%) MQSeries
2 9 (4.86%) Apache
2 9 (4.86%) Confluence
3 5 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.62%) JBoss
4 3 (1.62%) WildFly
5 2 (1.08%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) nginx
5 2 (1.08%) WordPress
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.86%) Slack
4 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.16%) Office 365
6 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.54%) GitHub
7 1 (0.54%) Route 53
7 1 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) Firewall
1 3 (1.62%) SNMP
2 2 (1.08%) DHCP
2 2 (1.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) Network Security
2 2 (1.08%) SMTP
2 2 (1.08%) SSH
2 2 (1.08%) SSL
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) CTI
3 1 (0.54%) VLAN
3 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (65.95%) NoSQL
2 77 (41.62%) Relational Database
3 73 (39.46%) MySQL
4 56 (30.27%) Hadoop
5 54 (29.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 54 (29.19%) Bigtable
6 23 (12.43%) SQL Server
7 19 (10.27%) RDBMS
8 14 (7.57%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.86%) SQLite
10 5 (2.70%) Text Mining
11 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.16%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.08%) Redis
14 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 54 (29.19%) Maven
2 15 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.86%) Bitbucket
3 9 (4.86%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.86%) git-flow
3 9 (4.86%) Selenium
4 8 (4.32%) JIRA
5 7 (3.78%) Subversion
6 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) GitLab
7 1 (0.54%) Gradle
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (63.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Advertising
3 2 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Automotive
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (41.62%) Developer
2 53 (28.65%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.54%) Python Engineer
4 28 (15.14%) Java Engineer
5 24 (12.97%) Technical Leader
6 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.86%) AWS Developer
7 9 (4.86%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Administrator
9 7 (3.78%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.70%) AngularJS
2 77 (41.62%) Spring
3 76 (41.08%) HTML
4 75 (40.54%) Hibernate
5 54 (29.19%) Middleware
5 54 (29.19%) XML
5 54 (29.19%) XML Schema
6 22 (11.89%) CSS
6 22 (11.89%) React
7 14 (7.57%) Spring Boot
8 13 (7.03%) HTML5
9 12 (6.49%) .NET
9 12 (6.49%) Node.js
10 11 (5.95%) CSS3
10 11 (5.95%) jQuery
11 9 (4.86%) J2EE
11 9 (4.86%) Java EE
11 9 (4.86%) LESS
12 8 (4.32%) Web Services
13 5 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 60 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (29.19%) Virtual Team
3 25 (13.51%) Fintech
4 9 (4.86%) User Experience
5 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Linux
2 6 (3.24%) Windows
3 4 (2.16%) Android
3 4 (2.16%) Unix
3 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.08%) CentOS
4 2 (1.08%) Debian
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (62.70%) OO
2 91 (49.19%) OOP
3 85 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (35.68%) BDD
5 64 (34.59%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (31.35%) SDLC
7 57 (30.81%) Continuous Deployment
7 57 (30.81%) TDD
7 57 (30.81%) Test Automation
8 55 (29.73%) Unit Testing
9 54 (29.19%) Collaborative Working
9 54 (29.19%) Complex Event Processing
9 54 (29.19%) Domain Models
9 54 (29.19%) Refactoring
9 54 (29.19%) System Testing
10 25 (13.51%) Microservices
11 24 (12.97%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (10.27%) Scrum
13 15 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 13 (7.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 142 (76.76%) SQL
2 132 (71.35%) Python
3 127 (68.65%) Java
4 86 (46.49%) JavaScript
5 63 (34.05%) PHP
6 54 (29.19%) XPath
7 39 (21.08%) C#
8 27 (14.59%) C++
8 27 (14.59%) Ruby
9 9 (4.86%) ES6
10 2 (1.08%) Java 8
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) Go
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 59 (31.89%) Docker
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (29.73%) Ansible
2 54 (29.19%) Puppet
3 5 (2.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 65 (35.14%) Oracle
2 9 (4.86%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.24%) Sybase
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.62%) Tableau
4 3 (1.62%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Avaya
6 1 (0.54%) Talend
6 1 (0.54%) Teradata
6 1 (0.54%) Verint