The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 79 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 12 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.44% 2.98% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 8.85% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £52,500 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
PostgreSQL
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
305 305 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.57% 33.70% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 259 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in Southampton

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) OOP
2 12 (60.00%) OO
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) QA
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) XHTML
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Subversion
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) Zend
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) Node.js
5 8 (40.00%) Behat
5 8 (40.00%) Twitter
5 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (30.00%) PHPUnit
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) BBC
8 4 (20.00%) LAMP
8 4 (20.00%) Sony
8 4 (20.00%) OO PHP

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) IPsec
1 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) PHPUnit
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Trainee
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (40.00%) Behat
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5
2 8 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (40.00%) XHTML
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 4 (20.00%) LAMP
3 4 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) OO
1 12 (60.00%) OOP
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) MapReduce
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) PHP 5
6 3 (15.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Munin
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Twitter
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (20.00%) Sony
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft