The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 139 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 17 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 1.60% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 5.32% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 19
Average salary £40,000 £51,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
PostgreSQL
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
926 997 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.05% 30.18% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 634 700 682
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PostgreSQL Salary Histogram in Scotland

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Glasgow -27 10 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Edinburgh +4 6 £43,250 +8.12% 3
Dundee - 1 - -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (75.00%) Java
3 29 (72.50%) SQL
4 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
5 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
5 21 (52.50%) Relational Database
6 20 (50.00%) Spring
6 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 19 (47.50%) Linux
8 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (35.00%) Python
9 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (32.50%) HTML
10 13 (32.50%) OO
10 13 (32.50%) JBoss
11 12 (30.00%) PHP
11 12 (30.00%) Sybase
11 12 (30.00%) JPA
11 12 (30.00%) Open Source
12 11 (27.50%) Degree
12 11 (27.50%) Subversion
12 11 (27.50%) Apache
12 11 (27.50%) MVC
12 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
13 10 (25.00%) CSS
13 10 (25.00%) Struts
13 10 (25.00%) MySQL
13 10 (25.00%) Ruby
13 10 (25.00%) JIRA

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (32.50%) JBoss
3 11 (27.50%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) Node.js
4 5 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) PBX
2 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) Relational Database
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (25.00%) MySQL
3 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (17.50%) Pentaho
5 7 (17.50%) Big Data
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.50%) Redis
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Subversion
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Maven
4 6 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.50%) Selenium
6 4 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Mockito
9 1 (2.50%) Gradle
9 1 (2.50%) JMeter
9 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 20 (50.00%) Spring
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) JPA
5 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 10 (25.00%) Struts
5 10 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 10 (25.00%) HTML5
5 10 (25.00%) CSS3
6 7 (17.50%) Java EE
7 6 (15.00%) jQuery
7 6 (15.00%) Web Services
7 6 (15.00%) PostGIS
7 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.50%) CORBA
9 2 (5.00%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.00%) JNI
9 2 (5.00%) Ajax
9 2 (5.00%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Open Source
2 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (32.50%) OO
4 11 (27.50%) MVC
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Business Development
6 6 (15.00%) OOD
6 6 (15.00%) MapReduce
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
9 2 (5.00%) Online Security
9 2 (5.00%) UML
9 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) MVVM
10 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) BDD
10 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (75.00%) Java
3 29 (72.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Python
5 12 (30.00%) PHP
6 10 (25.00%) Ruby
7 9 (22.50%) C++
8 8 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (10.00%) C
9 4 (10.00%) Perl
10 2 (5.00%) Jython
11 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) NFS
3 2 (5.00%) Samba
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.50%) Graphite
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Sybase
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Talend
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
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