The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 224 195 220
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 39 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 1.83% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 29
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +14.66%
PostgreSQL
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2734 2564 2674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.33% 37.78% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2240 2395
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PostgreSQL Salary Histogram in the North West

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 34 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Merseyside +2 2 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Cheshire -21 1 - -
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 82 (68.91%) Linux
2 68 (57.14%) MySQL
3 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
5 44 (36.97%) HTML
6 43 (36.13%) Java
6 43 (36.13%) PHP
6 43 (36.13%) Apache
7 40 (33.61%) SQL
8 39 (32.77%) CSS
9 36 (30.25%) jQuery
10 34 (28.57%) Web Services
11 28 (23.53%) Puppet
12 27 (22.69%) MVC
13 25 (21.01%) Perl
14 23 (19.33%) Git (software)
14 23 (19.33%) TDD
15 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
15 22 (18.49%) Hibernate
16 21 (17.65%) Selenium
17 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.81%) .NET
17 20 (16.81%) JBoss
18 19 (15.97%) C#
18 19 (15.97%) Ruby
18 19 (15.97%) nginx
18 19 (15.97%) HTML5
19 18 (15.13%) Oracle
19 18 (15.13%) MongoDB
19 18 (15.13%) Opscode Chef

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 43 (36.13%) Apache
2 20 (16.81%) JBoss
3 19 (15.97%) nginx
4 16 (13.45%) Tomcat
5 9 (7.56%) Confluence
5 9 (7.56%) uWSGI
6 8 (6.72%) Jetty
7 4 (3.36%) Node.js
7 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.68%) Mule
8 2 (1.68%) Liferay
8 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) IaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) DNS
1 14 (11.76%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) Firewall
3 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (4.20%) VLAN
3 5 (4.20%) DHCP
3 5 (4.20%) SSL
3 5 (4.20%) SAN
3 5 (4.20%) Intranet
3 5 (4.20%) LDAP
4 4 (3.36%) FTP
5 3 (2.52%) VoIP
5 3 (2.52%) WAN
5 3 (2.52%) SMTP
5 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.52%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.52%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.68%) NAS
6 2 (1.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (57.14%) MySQL
2 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
3 18 (15.13%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.24%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.24%) Big Data
5 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.04%) MariaDB
7 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.36%) OLTP
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.68%) Mahout
11 2 (1.68%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.65%) Selenium
3 16 (13.45%) Maven
4 15 (12.61%) Mercurial
5 13 (10.92%) Subversion
6 11 (9.24%) Eclipse
7 9 (7.56%) JIRA
8 8 (6.72%) JUnit
9 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.04%) Gradle
9 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.36%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.68%) Mockito
13 1 (0.84%) WATIR
13 1 (0.84%) NUnit
General
1 11 (9.24%) Retail
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Automotive
3 6 (5.04%) Marketing
4 5 (4.20%) Online Betting
4 5 (4.20%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Local Government
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 67 (56.30%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Senior Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.61%) DBA
5 14 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Administrator
6 11 (9.24%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.56%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.97%) HTML
2 39 (32.77%) CSS
3 36 (30.25%) jQuery
4 34 (28.57%) Web Services
5 22 (18.49%) Hibernate
6 20 (16.81%) .NET
7 19 (15.97%) HTML5
8 17 (14.29%) Spring
9 14 (11.76%) CSS3
10 12 (10.08%) Ajax
10 12 (10.08%) SOAP
10 12 (10.08%) JSON
11 11 (9.24%) Spring MVC
11 11 (9.24%) STL
12 10 (8.40%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
12 10 (8.40%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (7.56%) SQLAlchemy
13 9 (7.56%) Flask
14 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Replication
2 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.72%) Clustering
4 7 (5.88%) Open Source
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) VLE
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 82 (68.91%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Debian
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.04%) UNIX
5 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) CentOS
8 1 (0.84%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.69%) MVC
3 23 (19.33%) TDD
4 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.61%) OOP
6 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.92%) OO
8 12 (10.08%) Web Development
9 11 (9.24%) Scrum
10 10 (8.40%) SOA
11 9 (7.56%) Web Application Development
11 9 (7.56%) DevOps
12 8 (6.72%) ITIL
12 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming
12 8 (6.72%) BDD
13 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.88%) Change Control
14 6 (5.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.13%) PHP
2 43 (36.13%) Java
3 40 (33.61%) SQL
4 25 (21.01%) Perl
5 19 (15.97%) C#
5 19 (15.97%) Ruby
6 16 (13.45%) Python
7 11 (9.24%) C++
8 5 (4.20%) VB
8 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.36%) C
10 3 (2.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) RHCE
2 4 (3.36%) RHCA
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.52%) Varnish
2 3 (2.52%) Squid
3 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.68%) Kamailio
3 2 (1.68%) vCloud
3 2 (1.68%) vSphere
3 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (23.53%) Puppet
2 18 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.88%) SCCM
4 6 (5.04%) CFEngine
5 5 (4.20%) SCOM
6 4 (3.36%) Nagios
6 4 (3.36%) Hyperic
7 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.68%) WSUS
8 2 (1.68%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.68%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.84%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
2 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.56%) Rackspace
4 7 (5.88%) VMware
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.36%) Dell
5 4 (3.36%) Veeam
6 3 (2.52%) Vertica
6 3 (2.52%) Zend
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco
7 2 (1.68%) IBM
7 2 (1.68%) Acronis
7 2 (1.68%) Talend
7 2 (1.68%) WSO2
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
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