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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 109 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 2.46% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +36.98%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
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
414 447 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.60% 33.41% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 302 291 272
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
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
3 10 (58.82%) Ruby
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (52.94%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) Perl
5 8 (47.06%) LESS
6 7 (41.18%) Sinatra
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) Qt
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (11.76%) Greenplum
10 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
10 2 (11.76%) C#

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) RubyMine
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
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%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
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
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML5
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (47.06%) LESS
4 7 (41.18%) Sinatra
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Qt
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby
2 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
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