Period
to 4 August 2021

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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 90 113
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -29
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 100 47 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.28% 2.12% 2.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.59% 7.51% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 34 100
10th Percentile £35,375 £32,500 £33,450
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,063 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £63,125 £62,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -8.33%

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 1,164 626 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.49% 28.25% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 738 399 1,110
10th Percentile £31,759 £32,500 £30,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £58,313 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,700 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 4 August 2021.

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 4 August 2021. 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 +3 63 £52,500 -6.67% 12
Glasgow -20 31 £65,000 +57.58% 2
Aberdeen - 6 £65,000 -
Highlands - 2 £41,250 -
Dundee -20 1 £42,500 -5.56%
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 60 (60.00%) AWS
2 48 (48.00%) Python
3 47 (47.00%) MySQL
4 45 (45.00%) Java
5 41 (41.00%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.00%) SQL
7 31 (31.00%) Docker
8 29 (29.00%) React
8 29 (29.00%) Apache
9 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (28.00%) Kubernetes
10 27 (27.00%) GCP
11 26 (26.00%) Azure
12 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 24 (24.00%) DevOps
13 24 (24.00%) Data Modelling
14 23 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (22.00%) Tableau
15 22 (22.00%) Redis
15 22 (22.00%) TypeScript
16 20 (20.00%) Node.js
16 20 (20.00%) Amazon S3
16 20 (20.00%) Flink
16 20 (20.00%) C#
16 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
17 19 (19.00%) Databricks
17 19 (19.00%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (19.00%) Go
17 19 (19.00%) Full Stack Development

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 29 (29.00%) Apache
2 16 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.00%) nginx
4 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.00%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 60 (60.00%) AWS
2 27 (27.00%) GCP
3 26 (26.00%) Azure
4 20 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 19 (19.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 13 (13.00%) GitHub
7 12 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (6.00%) Power Platform
9 5 (5.00%) Serverless
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (4.00%) SaaS
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.00%) MySQL
2 22 (22.00%) Redis
2 22 (22.00%) Tableau
3 20 (20.00%) Flink
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 16 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (14.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (12.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (11.00%) Big Data
7 11 (11.00%) Data Lake
7 11 (11.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (6.00%) Power BI
11 4 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (3.00%) BigQuery
12 3 (3.00%) Metadata
12 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) Gradle
3 4 (4.00%) Maven
4 3 (3.00%) Cypress.io
4 3 (3.00%) Postman
4 3 (3.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) Ant
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (17.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Games
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Data Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Angular Developer
4 11 (11.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Senior Data Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Software Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) React Developer
11 3 (3.00%) SaaS Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) React
2 20 (20.00%) Node.js
3 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
4 17 (17.00%) .NET
5 15 (15.00%) Vue.js
6 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.00%) Web Services
8 9 (9.00%) Spring
9 7 (7.00%) Django
10 6 (6.00%) Celery
10 6 (6.00%) HTML
10 6 (6.00%) Redux
10 6 (6.00%) RESTful
11 5 (5.00%) CSS
11 5 (5.00%) Kafka
11 5 (5.00%) XML
12 4 (4.00%) GraphQL
12 4 (4.00%) jQuery
13 3 (3.00%) Jest
13 3 (3.00%) TypeORM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) FMCG
1 11 (11.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 9 (9.00%) BBC
3 5 (5.00%) Blog
3 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.00%) Podcast
4 4 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.00%) e-Health
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.00%) Wiki
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (24.00%) Data Modelling
3 24 (24.00%) DevOps
4 23 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (19.00%) Full Stack Development
5 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
7 14 (14.00%) Data Science
7 14 (14.00%) Data Security
8 13 (13.00%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (13.00%) SDLC
9 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.00%) Microservices
10 11 (11.00%) Facilities Management
10 11 (11.00%) Workflow
11 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (10.00%) TDD
11 10 (10.00%) Web Development
12 8 (8.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) Python
2 45 (45.00%) Java
3 41 (41.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (37.00%) SQL
5 22 (22.00%) TypeScript
6 20 (20.00%) C#
7 19 (19.00%) Go
8 12 (12.00%) Scala
9 4 (4.00%) Java 8
9 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.00%) C
10 3 (3.00%) Korn
11 1 (1.00%) C++
11 1 (1.00%) ES6
11 1 (1.00%) GLSL
11 1 (1.00%) Julia
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 31 (31.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.00%) Terraform
3 6 (6.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Grafana
4 1 (1.00%) Kibana
4 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Databricks
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (3.00%) Adobe
5 3 (3.00%) MKS
5 3 (3.00%) Netlify
6 2 (2.00%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Sybase
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk