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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 142 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 25 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.67% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.26% 1.91% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,995 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.62% +26.13%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
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
1107 1100 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.75% 35.14% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 717 701 668
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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
Glasgow +9 21 £34,500 -17.36% 4
Edinburgh -20 3 £36,000 -28.00%
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
PostgreSQL
UK

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 55 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 48 (68.57%) Java
3 46 (65.71%) Python
4 40 (57.14%) Linux
5 37 (52.86%) SQL
6 34 (48.57%) Ruby
7 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (41.43%) HTML
8 29 (41.43%) CSS
9 26 (37.14%) HTML5
10 25 (35.71%) Spring
10 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
11 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
11 24 (34.29%) Open Source
12 23 (32.86%) OO
13 22 (31.43%) JBoss
13 22 (31.43%) UNIX
13 22 (31.43%) Relational Database
14 21 (30.00%) Oracle
15 20 (28.57%) Tomcat
15 20 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (28.57%) jQuery
16 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
16 18 (25.71%) MySQL
16 18 (25.71%) PHP
17 15 (21.43%) Degree
17 15 (21.43%) MVC
17 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
18 14 (20.00%) LESS
18 14 (20.00%) Pentaho

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.14%) Drupal
3 9 (12.86%) Apache
4 6 (8.57%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.43%) Jetty
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.43%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 18 (25.71%) MySQL
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
4 13 (18.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
7 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
8 6 (8.57%) Couchbase
9 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (4.29%) Big Data
10 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.43%) VoltDB
12 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Subversion
2 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (10.00%) Maven
3 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.71%) Selenium
7 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.86%) RubyMine
9 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
9 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
1 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Junior
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) DBA
9 2 (2.86%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Graduate
9 2 (2.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) HTML
1 29 (41.43%) CSS
2 26 (37.14%) HTML5
3 25 (35.71%) Spring
4 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
5 20 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (28.57%) jQuery
6 14 (20.00%) LESS
7 13 (18.57%) Sinatra
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) .NET
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.57%) Struts
11 6 (8.57%) JPA
11 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
11 6 (8.57%) CSS3
12 5 (7.14%) Java EE
12 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.14%) WEBrick
12 5 (7.14%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Open Source
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.86%) Tandem
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Informatics
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) UNIX
3 9 (12.86%) Ubuntu
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Windows
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) OO
4 15 (21.43%) MVC
4 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 13 (18.57%) Software Architecture
6 10 (14.29%) OOP
6 10 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.71%) OOD
8 4 (5.71%) Business Development
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL
9 3 (4.29%) Coaching
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.29%) MapReduce
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.86%) Release Management
10 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 48 (68.57%) Java
3 46 (65.71%) Python
4 37 (52.86%) SQL
5 34 (48.57%) Ruby
6 18 (25.71%) PHP
7 14 (20.00%) Perl
7 14 (20.00%) C#
8 13 (18.57%) Jython
9 7 (10.00%) C++
10 4 (5.71%) C
11 1 (1.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) NFS
1 1 (1.43%) Samba
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) JBoss
2 21 (30.00%) Oracle
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.43%) Sybase
5 7 (10.00%) Talend
6 2 (2.86%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.86%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) Vertica
7 1 (1.43%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Google
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