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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 148 115
Rank change year-on-year +46 -33  
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 49 22 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.81% 0.77% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 2.38% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 24
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +41.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,703 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1002 925 1058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.97% 32.21% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 636 442 675
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 26 £50,000 - 5
Edinburgh +2 20 £39,000 -2.50% 2
West Lothian - 2 £31,750 -
Stirling - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 34 (40.48%) Python
3 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.90%) MongoDB
5 30 (35.71%) MySQL
5 30 (35.71%) Linux
6 27 (32.14%) NoSQL
7 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (27.38%) Degree
9 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
10 20 (23.81%) Node.js
11 19 (22.62%) OO
11 19 (22.62%) SQL
12 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 18 (21.43%) Open Source
13 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
13 17 (20.24%) Oracle
13 17 (20.24%) TDD
14 16 (19.05%) PHP
15 15 (17.86%) Web Development
15 15 (17.86%) Statistics
16 14 (16.67%) Machine Learning
17 13 (15.48%) ETL
18 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
19 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (13.10%) Spring
19 11 (13.10%) .NET
19 11 (13.10%) Windows

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 7 (8.33%) Apache
1 7 (8.33%) CMS
2 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.38%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.33%) GitHub
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) AMQP
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) SMS
2 1 (1.19%) SNMP
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) MongoDB
2 30 (35.71%) MySQL
3 27 (32.14%) NoSQL
4 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (4.76%) GIS
9 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.57%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.57%) Pentaho
10 2 (2.38%) QGIS
11 1 (1.19%) Big Data
11 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Travis CI
2 7 (8.33%) HttpUnit
2 7 (8.33%) JMeter
2 7 (8.33%) JUnit
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (7.14%) Ant
3 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.90%) Banking
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Data Scientist
4 9 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.76%) Games Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Java Games Developer
7 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) DBA
8 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) Node.js
2 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
3 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 11 (13.10%) Spring
4 10 (11.90%) Django
4 10 (11.90%) SOAP
5 9 (10.71%) RESTful
5 9 (10.71%) XML
6 8 (9.52%) Web Services
7 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 7 (8.33%) J2EE
7 7 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (7.14%) LAMP
8 6 (7.14%) NumPy
9 5 (5.95%) CSS
9 5 (5.95%) MLlib
9 5 (5.95%) React
9 5 (5.95%) SciPy
10 4 (4.76%) D3.js
10 4 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Blog
2 6 (7.14%) NHS
3 4 (4.76%) Photography
4 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) Solaris
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
4 19 (22.62%) OO
5 18 (21.43%) Open Source
6 17 (20.24%) TDD
7 15 (17.86%) Statistics
7 15 (17.86%) Web Development
8 14 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 13 (15.48%) ETL
10 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.90%) Applied Mathematics
11 10 (11.90%) SDLC
12 9 (10.71%) Operations Research
13 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 7 (8.33%) Separation of Concerns
13 7 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
13 7 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 34 (40.48%) Python
4 19 (22.62%) SQL
5 16 (19.05%) PHP
6 10 (11.90%) C#
7 8 (9.52%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) Perl
9 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.57%) C++
11 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
1 1 (1.19%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.19%) Grafana
1 1 (1.19%) Nagios
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Alterian
3 3 (3.57%) Talend
3 3 (3.57%) Vertica
4 2 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Progress
5 1 (1.19%) Sybase
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