Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 73 128
Rank change year-on-year -59 +55 +24
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 86 203 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.83% 3.77% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.05% 11.57% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 57 177 51
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,500 £35,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 1,422 1,755 1,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.28% 32.57% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1,260 1,207
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,250 £64,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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
Edinburgh -7 50 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Glasgow -58 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 -
Aberdeen -10 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 36 (41.86%) Python
4 35 (40.70%) Java
5 34 (39.53%) Fintech
6 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (34.88%) AngularJS
8 29 (33.72%) Microservices
8 29 (33.72%) HTML
8 29 (33.72%) CSS
9 27 (31.40%) React
10 24 (27.91%) jQuery
11 22 (25.58%) AWS
12 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
12 21 (24.42%) .NET
13 20 (23.26%) C#
14 19 (22.09%) Web Services
14 19 (22.09%) Scrum
14 19 (22.09%) Data Science
15 18 (20.93%) Linux
15 18 (20.93%) Low Latency
16 17 (19.77%) RDBMS
17 16 (18.60%) MySQL
17 16 (18.60%) Text Mining
17 16 (18.60%) Spring
17 16 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
18 15 (17.44%) MariaDB
19 14 (16.28%) MVC
20 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
21 12 (13.95%) Ruby

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 9 (10.47%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.49%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) AWS
2 12 (13.95%) Azure
3 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.65%) Office 365
4 4 (4.65%) SaaS
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.33%) npm
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.16%) Datadog
6 1 (1.16%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) 2G
1 5 (5.81%) 3G
1 5 (5.81%) 4G
1 5 (5.81%) 5G
1 5 (5.81%) Broadband
1 5 (5.81%) OpenFlow
1 5 (5.81%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
2 17 (19.77%) RDBMS
3 16 (18.60%) MySQL
3 16 (18.60%) Text Mining
4 15 (17.44%) MariaDB
5 12 (13.95%) MongoDB
6 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.49%) Big Data
9 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.33%) GIS
9 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.16%) Mixpanel
10 1 (1.16%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.16%) Parquet
10 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.33%) GitLab
3 2 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Ant
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (1.16%) gulp
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) jMock
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Mocha
4 1 (1.16%) Moq
4 1 (1.16%) MSTest
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.16%) Protractor
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.81%) Electronics
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
2 16 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
2 16 (18.60%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.98%) Python Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) AngularJS
2 29 (33.72%) CSS
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
3 27 (31.40%) React
4 24 (27.91%) jQuery
5 21 (24.42%) .NET
6 19 (22.09%) Web Services
7 16 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
7 16 (18.60%) Spring
8 12 (13.95%) Hibernate
9 11 (12.79%) Django
10 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
10 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.63%) Node.js
11 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (9.30%) REST
12 8 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (9.30%) Spring Boot
13 6 (6.98%) Laravel
13 6 (6.98%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.16%) e-Health
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) CentOS
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Fintech
2 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) Microservices
4 19 (22.09%) Data Science
4 19 (22.09%) Scrum
5 18 (20.93%) Low Latency
6 14 (16.28%) MVC
7 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
8 11 (12.79%) OOP
8 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.63%) Open Source
10 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.47%) Web Development
11 8 (9.30%) DevOps
11 8 (9.30%) Front End Development
11 8 (9.30%) OO
12 7 (8.14%) Analytics
12 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 36 (41.86%) Python
4 35 (40.70%) Java
5 20 (23.26%) C#
6 12 (13.95%) Ruby
7 10 (11.63%) C++
8 9 (10.47%) Java 8
9 7 (8.14%) PHP
9 7 (8.14%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.65%) ES6
11 3 (3.49%) Scala
12 2 (2.33%) GLSL
13 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.16%) Go
13 1 (1.16%) Korn
13 1 (1.16%) Perl
13 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.16%) R
13 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.33%) OCA
4 2 (2.33%) OCP
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Consul
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Zend