The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 84 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 13 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.62% 2.38% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
PostgreSQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
359 378 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.18% 27.29% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 271 275 310
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

PostgreSQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 23 (48.94%) MongoDB
3 21 (44.68%) MySQL
4 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 19 (40.43%) Java
5 19 (40.43%) DevOps
6 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
8 15 (31.91%) Python
9 14 (29.79%) Ruby
10 12 (25.53%) Data Migration
10 12 (25.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 12 (25.53%) ETL
10 12 (25.53%) Informix
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) Migration
10 12 (25.53%) Talend
11 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
12 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Open Source
14 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.89%) CSS
14 7 (14.89%) HTML
14 7 (14.89%) PHP
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Moodle
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.77%) DigitalOcean
1 6 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Heroku
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) MongoDB
2 21 (44.68%) MySQL
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
4 12 (25.53%) Informix
5 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
6 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
7 7 (14.89%) Big Data
7 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
8 6 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (12.77%) NewSQL
8 6 (12.77%) OLAP
8 6 (12.77%) OLTP
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (12.77%) VoltDB
9 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.13%) GIS
9 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.13%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) RSpec
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
1 7 (14.89%) Games
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Administrator
1 19 (40.43%) DBA
2 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 12 (25.53%) MongoDB DBA
4 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Database Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Graduate
8 3 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Graduate Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) JDBC
6 2 (4.26%) JPA
6 2 (4.26%) React
6 2 (4.26%) Sass
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) D3.js
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
7 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) DevOps
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Data Migration
3 12 (25.53%) ETL
3 12 (25.53%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Open Source
6 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.77%) High Availability
7 5 (10.64%) API Development
7 5 (10.64%) API Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Line Management
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) API Design
10 2 (4.26%) Functional Programming
10 2 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) Python
3 14 (29.79%) Ruby
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.89%) PHP
7 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.77%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) R
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Talend
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) Google
4 6 (12.77%) Rackspace
4 6 (12.77%) Vertica
5 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau