Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 145 155
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +52
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 93 71 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.66% 1.37% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 4.36% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 48
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +29.30% +7.42%
10th Percentile £27,700 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

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 1933 1629 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.44% 31.34% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 964 1321
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +10 58 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Glasgow +8 45 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 46 (49.46%) Java
2 44 (47.31%) Python
3 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 29 (31.18%) Machine Learning
7 28 (30.11%) SQL
7 28 (30.11%) Statistics
8 25 (26.88%) Degree
9 23 (24.73%) Linux
9 23 (24.73%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (23.66%) MongoDB
11 21 (22.58%) Mathematics
11 21 (22.58%) MySQL
12 20 (21.51%) Oracle
12 20 (21.51%) OO
12 20 (21.51%) Spring
12 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (20.43%) Hibernate
14 18 (19.35%) NoSQL
14 18 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
15 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
16 16 (17.20%) TDD
16 16 (17.20%) SOAP
17 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.13%) HTML
17 15 (16.13%) ETL
17 15 (16.13%) Scrum
17 15 (16.13%) Apache Spark
18 14 (15.05%) Algorithms

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 15 (16.13%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
3 5 (5.38%) Confluence
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
1 1 (1.08%) FastStats
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.08%) GitHub
6 1 (1.08%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.08%) Heroku
6 1 (1.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) AMQP
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 23 (24.73%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (23.66%) MongoDB
4 21 (22.58%) MySQL
5 18 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 18 (19.35%) NoSQL
6 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.23%) Big Data
10 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.15%) GIS
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.08%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.08%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) Maven
3 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.68%) Subversion
4 6 (6.45%) JIRA
4 6 (6.45%) JUnit
5 4 (4.30%) DbUnit
5 4 (4.30%) jMock
5 4 (4.30%) Mockito
5 4 (4.30%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (2.15%) HttpUnit
7 2 (2.15%) JMeter
7 2 (2.15%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (10.75%) Banking
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) French Language
3 2 (2.15%) German Language
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Developer
2 34 (36.56%) Java Developer
3 27 (29.03%) Data Scientist
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) GUI Software Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.15%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) Spring
2 19 (20.43%) Hibernate
3 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
4 16 (17.20%) SOAP
5 15 (16.13%) HTML
6 13 (13.98%) NumPy
6 13 (13.98%) REST
6 13 (13.98%) XML
7 9 (9.68%) CSS
7 9 (9.68%) J2EE
7 9 (9.68%) Node.js
8 8 (8.60%) MLlib
8 8 (8.60%) SciPy
9 7 (7.53%) OpenGL
9 7 (7.53%) Qt
9 7 (7.53%) RESTful
9 7 (7.53%) Web Services
10 6 (6.45%) .NET
10 6 (6.45%) Django
10 6 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.53%) NHS
4 5 (5.38%) Fintech
5 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Photography
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Blog
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Android
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
4 2 (2.15%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Machine Learning
3 28 (30.11%) Statistics
4 21 (22.58%) Mathematics
5 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.51%) OO
6 16 (17.20%) TDD
7 15 (16.13%) ETL
7 15 (16.13%) Scrum
8 13 (13.98%) Applied Mathematics
9 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.75%) Open Source
11 9 (9.68%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Microservices
11 9 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
11 9 (9.68%) Visualisation
12 8 (8.60%) Operations Research
12 8 (8.60%) Prototyping
13 7 (7.53%) OOD
14 6 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) Java
2 44 (47.31%) Python
3 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.11%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) C++
5 10 (10.75%) R
6 8 (8.60%) PHP
7 6 (6.45%) C#
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) Jython
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) Groovy
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Scala
10 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Docker
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Ansible
2 6 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.08%) Grafana
4 1 (1.08%) Kibana
4 1 (1.08%) logstash
4 1 (1.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Alterian
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Splunk
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase
5 1 (1.08%) Talend