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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 192 196 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 64 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 1.71% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 33
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +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
2753 2510 2738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.24% 37.07% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2290 2223 2459
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +10 42 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Merseyside +7 16 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Cheshire -19 1 £35,000 -23.91%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 81 (68.64%) Linux
2 63 (53.39%) MySQL
3 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (44.92%) JavaScript
5 45 (38.14%) PHP
6 44 (37.29%) HTML
7 42 (35.59%) SQL
8 41 (34.75%) Java
9 40 (33.90%) CSS
10 38 (32.20%) Apache
10 38 (32.20%) jQuery
11 37 (31.36%) Web Services
12 33 (27.97%) Puppet
13 27 (22.88%) MVC
14 26 (22.03%) TDD
15 25 (21.19%) Ruby
16 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
17 23 (19.49%) HTML5
17 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
17 23 (19.49%) Perl
18 22 (18.64%) nginx
19 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
20 20 (16.95%) Oracle
20 20 (16.95%) .NET
20 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
20 20 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
21 18 (15.25%) C#
21 18 (15.25%) Python
22 17 (14.41%) OO
22 17 (14.41%) JBoss

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (32.20%) Apache
2 22 (18.64%) nginx
3 13 (11.02%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.63%) uWSGI
5 8 (6.78%) Jetty
6 7 (5.93%) Confluence
7 4 (3.39%) Node.js
8 3 (2.54%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.69%) Liferay
9 2 (1.69%) Mule
9 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) IaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) Internet
2 11 (9.32%) DNS
3 7 (5.93%) Firewall
4 5 (4.24%) SMTP
4 5 (4.24%) DHCP
4 5 (4.24%) LDAP
4 5 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.24%) SSL
4 5 (4.24%) Intranet
4 5 (4.24%) VLAN
4 5 (4.24%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.24%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.54%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.69%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) SAN
6 2 (1.69%) IPsec
6 2 (1.69%) HTTP
6 2 (1.69%) SNMP
6 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (53.39%) MySQL
2 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.32%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.32%) Big Data
5 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.08%) MariaDB
7 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.39%) OLTP
10 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.54%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.69%) Mahout
11 2 (1.69%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.41%) Selenium
3 16 (13.56%) Subversion
4 14 (11.86%) Maven
4 14 (11.86%) Mercurial
5 8 (6.78%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.93%) JIRA
7 6 (5.08%) JUnit
8 5 (4.24%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.39%) Gradle
9 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.39%) RSpec
9 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.69%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.69%) Mockito
11 2 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 11 (9.32%) Retail
2 7 (5.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Automotive
4 5 (4.24%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.24%) Local Government
4 5 (4.24%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.54%) Games
5 3 (2.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 19 (16.10%) Web Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Senior Developer
5 16 (13.56%) DBA
6 14 (11.86%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Administrator
9 9 (7.63%) C++ Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.24%) SQL DBA
12 5 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.29%) HTML
2 40 (33.90%) CSS
3 38 (32.20%) jQuery
4 37 (31.36%) Web Services
5 23 (19.49%) HTML5
6 20 (16.95%) .NET
6 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
7 15 (12.71%) Spring
7 15 (12.71%) Ajax
8 14 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (11.86%) CSS3
9 12 (10.17%) SOAP
10 11 (9.32%) STL
10 11 (9.32%) JSON
10 11 (9.32%) Spring MVC
10 11 (9.32%) Flask
11 10 (8.47%) RESTful
12 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.63%) SQLAlchemy
12 9 (7.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Replication
2 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Open Source
4 9 (7.63%) Clustering
5 5 (4.24%) VLE
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) W3C
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.64%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.63%) Ubuntu
3 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.08%) Debian
4 6 (5.08%) UNIX
5 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) MVC
3 26 (22.03%) TDD
4 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.41%) OO
6 16 (13.56%) OOP
7 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
7 13 (11.02%) Web Development
8 10 (8.47%) Web Application Development
8 10 (8.47%) SOA
8 10 (8.47%) ITIL
9 9 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) DevOps
9 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.78%) Pair Programming
10 8 (6.78%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.78%) BDD
11 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.24%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.92%) JavaScript
2 45 (38.14%) PHP
3 42 (35.59%) SQL
4 41 (34.75%) Java
5 25 (21.19%) Ruby
6 23 (19.49%) Perl
7 18 (15.25%) C#
7 18 (15.25%) Python
8 12 (10.17%) C++
9 5 (4.24%) VB
9 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.39%) C
11 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) RHCE
3 1 (0.85%) RHCA
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.24%) Squid
1 5 (4.24%) Varnish
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) vCloud
3 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (27.97%) Puppet
2 20 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.93%) SCCM
3 7 (5.93%) SCOM
4 6 (5.08%) CFEngine
5 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.24%) Nagios
6 4 (3.39%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.69%) Hyperic
7 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.69%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Oracle
2 17 (14.41%) JBoss
3 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.32%) Rackspace
4 6 (5.08%) VMware
5 4 (3.39%) Veeam
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.54%) Zend
6 3 (2.54%) Vertica
7 2 (1.69%) Talend
7 2 (1.69%) Acronis
7 2 (1.69%) Tableau
7 2 (1.69%) WSO2
7 2 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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