The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PostGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostGIS
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 904 957
Rank change year-on-year +33 +53  
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 12 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.050% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 16
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PostGIS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36036 38317 42264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.91% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30270 33297 36165
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

PostGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PostGIS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS.

Salary trend for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 12 £42,500 - 4
South East +46 9 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +19 7 £42,500 -
Oxford +9 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Abingdon +34 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Wallingford +17 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Berkshire +31 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Reading +29 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Surrey +27 1 £45,000 +20.00%
London +23 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
East of England 0 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 3
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing PostGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PostGIS.

1 29 (80.56%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (72.22%) Python
3 20 (55.56%) GIS
4 16 (44.44%) C#
5 14 (38.89%) ArcGIS
6 13 (36.11%) Java
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (30.56%) ESRI
8 11 (30.56%) Web Development
9 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle
10 9 (25.00%) Spatial Data
11 8 (22.22%) .NET
11 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Spatial
12 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
12 7 (19.44%) Ruby
12 7 (19.44%) OOP
12 7 (19.44%) QGIS
13 6 (16.67%) Microservices
13 6 (16.67%) Analytics
14 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
14 5 (13.89%) Degree
14 5 (13.89%) OO
14 5 (13.89%) C++
14 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
15 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
15 4 (11.11%) Docker

PostGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (38.89%) ArcGIS
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.56%) Smallworld
5 1 (2.78%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ArcInfo
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (55.56%) GIS
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.00%) Spatial Data
5 7 (19.44%) QGIS
6 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
7 4 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (8.33%) Big Data
8 3 (8.33%) MySQL
9 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 2 (5.56%) Redis
10 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
10 1 (2.78%) Event Store
10 1 (2.78%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Capybara
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) GIS Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) GIS Support
6 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) F# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Geospatial Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) Laravel
3 2 (5.56%) NumPy
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.78%) Akka
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) Pandas
4 1 (2.78%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) Samza
4 1 (2.78%) scikit-learn
4 1 (2.78%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Blog
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Web Development
3 7 (19.44%) OOP
4 6 (16.67%) Analytics
4 6 (16.67%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Data Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (8.33%) API Development
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Logistics
7 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Ruby
6 5 (13.89%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) VBA
8 3 (8.33%) C
8 3 (8.33%) Go
8 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (8.33%) Rust
9 2 (5.56%) Elixir
9 2 (5.56%) VB
10 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (2.78%) F#
10 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.78%) R
10 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 3 (8.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Graphite
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) logstash
2 1 (2.78%) Mesos
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) ESRI
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Mapinfo
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Mapbox
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