The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 100 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 5 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.57% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 4.35% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
417 437 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.25% 36.21% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 317 307 247
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,515 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
PostgreSQL
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 10 (58.82%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (47.06%) LESS
5 8 (47.06%) Perl
6 7 (41.18%) Sinatra
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
7 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) C
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) C++
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Time Management
10 2 (11.76%) Greenplum
10 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
10 2 (11.76%) Puppet
10 2 (11.76%) Git (software)

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) VoltDB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) RubyMine
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML5
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (47.06%) LESS
4 7 (41.18%) Sinatra
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Qt
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 10 (58.82%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Greenplum
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Vertica