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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 85 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.57% 0.53% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
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
350 377 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.89% 26.87% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 248 279 283
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,994 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015, 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 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (61.11%) JPA
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) Spring
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 6 (33.33%) Drools
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) AspectJ
6 6 (33.33%) jBPM
6 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 6 (33.33%) Use Case
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) People Management
6 6 (33.33%) Unified Process
6 6 (33.33%) TopLink
6 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 6 (33.33%) JMS
6 6 (33.33%) Middleware
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) XSD
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) EJB
6 6 (33.33%) JDBC

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 11 (61.11%) JPA
3 7 (38.89%) RESTful
3 7 (38.89%) Spring
3 7 (38.89%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) XSD
4 6 (33.33%) JMS
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) EJB
4 6 (33.33%) JDBC
4 6 (33.33%) jBPM
4 6 (33.33%) Java EE
4 6 (33.33%) TopLink
4 6 (33.33%) WSDL
4 6 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 6 (33.33%) Middleware
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) Drools
5 5 (27.78%) JNI
5 5 (27.78%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
1 6 (33.33%) Unified Process
1 6 (33.33%) RUP
1 6 (33.33%) Use Case
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 6 (33.33%) People Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) AspectJ
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Munin
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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