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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostGIS
UK
Rank 825 929 944
Rank change year-on-year +104 +15  
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 24 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.043% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -30.00%  

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 33438 39322 39675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.33% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28547 33855 33669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PostGIS in the UK

PostGIS
Top 15 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 23 March 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 +100 24 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England - 10 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Dunstable - 7 £35,000 - 1
London +75 5 £55,000 +7.31% 2
South West - 5 £55,000 - 1
South East +62 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Exeter - 4 £71,250 - 1
Devon - 4 £71,250 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +49 1 £87,500 +75.00%
Surrey +40 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 42 (91.30%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (52.17%) Python
3 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (45.65%) GIS
5 18 (39.13%) Web Development
6 17 (36.96%) Oracle
6 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
7 15 (32.61%) SQL
7 15 (32.61%) C#
8 14 (30.43%) Java
8 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (30.43%) ESRI
9 12 (26.09%) ArcGIS
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) Microservices
10 10 (21.74%) OpenLayers
11 9 (19.57%) QGIS
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle Spatial
12 8 (17.39%) MVC
12 8 (17.39%) Ruby
12 8 (17.39%) Spatial Data
12 8 (17.39%) GeoServer
12 8 (17.39%) Geospatial Data
13 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.22%) PHP
13 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
13 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
13 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
14 6 (13.04%) HTML

PostGIS
Top Related 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 12 (26.09%) ArcGIS
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Spatial
3 8 (17.39%) GeoServer
4 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.35%) ArcSDE
5 2 (4.35%) Smallworld
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ArcInfo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (91.30%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (45.65%) GIS
3 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) QGIS
5 8 (17.39%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (17.39%) Spatial Data
6 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
8 5 (10.87%) Big Data
8 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
9 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
10 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
10 3 (6.52%) MySQL
10 3 (6.52%) Redis
11 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
11 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (8.70%) git-flow
2 4 (8.70%) Grunt
2 4 (8.70%) gulp
2 4 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (8.70%) webpack
3 2 (4.35%) Capybara
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) RSpec
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) GIS Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) GIS Support
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) OpenLayers
2 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 5 (10.87%) React
5 4 (8.70%) Laravel
5 4 (8.70%) Leaflet
6 3 (6.52%) CakePHP
6 3 (6.52%) D3.js
6 3 (6.52%) Google Maps API
6 3 (6.52%) Mapnik
6 3 (6.52%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.35%) ArcObjects
7 2 (4.35%) Dojo
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) CentOS
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Web Development
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Microservices
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.70%) Logistics
7 4 (8.70%) Open Source
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) API Development
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) OO
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Python
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) Ruby
6 7 (15.22%) PHP
7 5 (10.87%) C
7 5 (10.87%) C++
8 3 (6.52%) Elixir
8 3 (6.52%) Go
8 3 (6.52%) Rust
9 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) VB
10 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (2.17%) F#
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Graphite
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Mesos
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) ESRI
3 3 (6.52%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.17%) Mapbox
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