The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 116 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 7 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 1.41% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
539 568 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.37% 28.16% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 483 512 418
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
PostgreSQL
West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Birmingham region.

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

PostgreSQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL.

1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
4 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (75.00%) Spring
5 15 (75.00%) JasperReports
5 15 (75.00%) Ajax
5 15 (75.00%) OO
5 15 (75.00%) MVC
5 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (75.00%) Subversion
6 14 (70.00%) J2EE
6 14 (70.00%) Oracle
6 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (65.00%) JBoss
7 13 (65.00%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (65.00%) SOAP
7 13 (65.00%) TDD
7 13 (65.00%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (65.00%) Games
7 13 (65.00%) Eclipse
7 13 (65.00%) JMS
7 13 (65.00%) JMX
7 13 (65.00%) Maven
7 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (65.00%) Spring MVC
7 13 (65.00%) Selenium
7 13 (65.00%) FitNesse
7 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (65.00%) Multithreading

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (85.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Modbus
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) JasperReports
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (75.00%) Subversion
3 13 (65.00%) Eclipse
3 13 (65.00%) Maven
3 13 (65.00%) Selenium
3 13 (65.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (65.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
3 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Spring
1 15 (75.00%) Ajax
1 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (70.00%) J2EE
3 13 (65.00%) SOAP
3 13 (65.00%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (65.00%) JMS
3 13 (65.00%) JMX
3 13 (65.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) LAMP
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) OO
1 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) PHP4
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft