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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 89 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.37% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 1.22% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
344 410 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.24% 30.42% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 258 307 267
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,459 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) JNI
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Java RMI
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Redis
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) JNI
2 2 (22.22%) JPA
2 2 (22.22%) Java RMI
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Munin
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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