Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 104 83
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 +49
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 56 132 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.27% 2.42% 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.05% 7.65% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 101 166
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,406 £58,000
% change year-on-year +17.32% -4.47% +10.48%

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 696 1,726 1,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.18% 31.62% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 441 1,128 1,373
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PostgreSQL in Scotland.

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing PostgreSQL in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +35 35 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +6 17 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Dundee - 3 £45,000 -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 33 (58.93%) Python
2 25 (44.64%) Linux
3 20 (35.71%) .NET
3 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) CSS
4 19 (33.93%) Git (software)
4 19 (33.93%) Fintech
5 18 (32.14%) Docker
5 18 (32.14%) Java
5 18 (32.14%) Windows
6 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 16 (28.57%) AWS
7 15 (26.79%) Django
7 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
8 13 (23.21%) jQuery
8 13 (23.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (21.43%) CentOS
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (21.43%) Laravel
9 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) MVC
9 12 (21.43%) VMware
9 12 (21.43%) Ubuntu
10 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (19.64%) GitLab

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 3 (5.36%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.36%) Luigi
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) AWS
2 8 (14.29%) Azure
3 7 (12.50%) GCP
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.71%) OpenShift
5 5 (8.93%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (8.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (8.93%) NuGet
6 4 (7.14%) GitHub
7 2 (3.57%) npm
7 2 (3.57%) Slack
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.79%) Office 365
8 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
1 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) BigQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Flink
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) GitLab
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Gradle
4 5 (8.93%) Maven
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (8.93%) Banking
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Python Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Junior
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Junior Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Automation Developer
10 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.57%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) CSS
3 16 (28.57%) HTML
4 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
4 15 (26.79%) Django
5 13 (23.21%) jQuery
5 13 (23.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.43%) Laravel
7 9 (16.07%) Spring
7 9 (16.07%) Symfony
7 9 (16.07%) Vue.js
8 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (10.71%) Node.js
9 6 (10.71%) React
9 6 (10.71%) Spring Boot
10 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (8.93%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (8.93%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) CentOS
3 12 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Fintech
3 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 12 (21.43%) OO
4 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) Analytics
5 9 (16.07%) Data Analytics
5 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (12.50%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.71%) Microservices
9 5 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (8.93%) Dependency Management
9 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
10 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Python
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) C#
4 8 (14.29%) PHP
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.93%) Groovy
6 5 (8.93%) Java 8
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.57%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) ES6
9 1 (1.79%) GLSL
9 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) GCIA
3 1 (1.79%) SANS
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.07%) Ansible
3 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.93%) Terraform
5 3 (5.36%) Oozie
5 3 (5.36%) Puppet
6 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Juniper
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.79%) Qualys