Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 128 178
Rank change year-on-year +45 +50 -31
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 189 96 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.32% 1.82% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.17% 4.79% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 161 59 36
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%

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 1,859 2,004 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.69% 38.03% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,239 994
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £69,775 £70,000 £63,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +56 139 £50,000 - 7
Edinburgh +13 54 £50,000 +25.00% 18
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 157 (83.07%) Python
2 156 (82.54%) SQL
3 138 (73.02%) NoSQL
4 123 (65.08%) OO
4 123 (65.08%) Finance
5 122 (64.55%) Java
6 89 (47.09%) JavaScript
6 89 (47.09%) OOP
7 85 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (42.86%) MySQL
9 79 (41.80%) Oracle
10 76 (40.21%) AngularJS
11 75 (39.68%) Spring
12 73 (38.62%) Hibernate
13 72 (38.10%) PHP
14 71 (37.57%) HTML
14 71 (37.57%) Relational Database
15 68 (35.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 68 (35.98%) Continuous Deployment
16 67 (35.45%) Hadoop
17 66 (34.92%) Ansible
17 66 (34.92%) SDLC
18 65 (34.39%) Virtual Team
18 65 (34.39%) Docker
19 64 (33.86%) BDD
20 63 (33.33%) Maven
21 62 (32.80%) Puppet
21 62 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
21 62 (32.80%) Enterprise Software
21 62 (32.80%) Collaborative Working

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 58 (30.69%) MQSeries
2 12 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.70%) SAS
5 4 (2.12%) Confluence
6 3 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.70%) IaaS
2 7 (3.70%) PaaS
2 7 (3.70%) SaaS
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.59%) Slack
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) GitHub
5 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.06%) Serverless
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Route 53
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) SNMP
2 1 (0.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (73.02%) NoSQL
2 81 (42.86%) MySQL
3 71 (37.57%) Relational Database
4 68 (35.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (35.45%) Hadoop
6 58 (30.69%) Bigtable
7 19 (10.05%) MongoDB
8 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.76%) Redis
11 8 (4.23%) HBase
12 7 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.70%) DB2
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (33.33%) Maven
2 15 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.29%) Subversion
4 5 (2.65%) JIRA
5 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.59%) git-flow
6 3 (1.59%) Selenium
7 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 123 (65.08%) Finance
2 3 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (0.53%) Automotive
3 1 (0.53%) Banking
3 1 (0.53%) Marketing
3 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (47.09%) Developer
2 52 (27.51%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.64%) Python Developer
4 20 (10.58%) Technical Leader
5 15 (7.94%) Programmer
5 15 (7.94%) Python Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Python Programmer
6 12 (6.35%) Java Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Data Scientist
8 7 (3.70%) Architect
8 7 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.12%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.21%) AngularJS
2 75 (39.68%) Spring
3 73 (38.62%) Hibernate
4 71 (37.57%) HTML
5 59 (31.22%) XML
6 58 (30.69%) Middleware
6 58 (30.69%) XML Schema
7 12 (6.35%) React
8 11 (5.82%) CSS
8 11 (5.82%) Node.js
9 9 (4.76%) .NET
10 8 (4.23%) HTML5
11 6 (3.17%) Kafka
12 5 (2.65%) CSS3
12 5 (2.65%) Spring Boot
13 4 (2.12%) Java EE
13 4 (2.12%) MLlib
13 4 (2.12%) NumPy
13 4 (2.12%) SciPy
14 3 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (34.39%) Virtual Team
2 62 (32.80%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.23%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.70%) DataPower
5 6 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.17%) Fintech
6 3 (1.59%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.99%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 7 (3.70%) AIX
3 7 (3.70%) HPUX
3 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.70%) Solaris
3 7 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Debian
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (65.08%) OO
2 89 (47.09%) OOP
3 85 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (35.98%) Continuous Deployment
5 66 (34.92%) SDLC
6 64 (33.86%) BDD
7 62 (32.80%) Collaborative Working
7 62 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (32.28%) TDD
9 58 (30.69%) Complex Event Processing
9 58 (30.69%) Domain Models
9 58 (30.69%) Refactoring
9 58 (30.69%) System Testing
9 58 (30.69%) Test Automation
9 58 (30.69%) Unit Testing
10 23 (12.17%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.88%) DevOps
12 13 (6.88%) Machine Learning
13 12 (6.35%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 157 (83.07%) Python
2 156 (82.54%) SQL
3 122 (64.55%) Java
4 89 (47.09%) JavaScript
5 72 (38.10%) PHP
6 58 (30.69%) XPath
7 41 (21.69%) C#
8 38 (20.11%) C++
9 25 (13.23%) Ruby
10 7 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.70%) C
10 7 (3.70%) Perl
10 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.70%) VB
10 7 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.70%) VBA
11 4 (2.12%) R
12 3 (1.59%) ES6
12 3 (1.59%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) ES7
Qualifications
1 6 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 65 (34.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Postfix
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (34.92%) Ansible
2 62 (32.80%) Puppet
3 7 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.06%) Kibana
4 2 (1.06%) logstash
4 2 (1.06%) Mesos
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (41.80%) Oracle
2 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.70%) Hitachi
3 7 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 7 (3.70%) IBM
4 4 (2.12%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.59%) Sybase
6 2 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Vertica
7 1 (0.53%) VMware