The table below looks at the statistics for PostgreSQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 193 181 201
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 32 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.86% 1.87% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 13
Average salary £53,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1720 1821 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.37% 33.72% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1546 1484
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PostgreSQL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostgreSQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PostgreSQL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Warwickshire +3 26 £58,750 +46.87%
Coventry -12 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Birmingham -11 2 £50,000 +53.84%
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 62 (66.67%) SQL
2 56 (60.22%) Java
3 49 (52.69%) MySQL
4 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (44.09%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (41.94%) Billing
7 34 (36.56%) Java EE
7 34 (36.56%) GlassFish
8 31 (33.33%) Oracle
8 31 (33.33%) TDD
9 30 (32.26%) Retail
10 29 (31.18%) RESTful
10 29 (31.18%) SOA
11 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
11 28 (30.11%) REST
12 26 (27.96%) Tomcat
12 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
13 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (26.88%) QlikView
13 25 (26.88%) Linux
13 25 (26.88%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (26.88%) T-SQL
13 25 (26.88%) PL/SQL
13 25 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (26.88%) Tableau
14 24 (25.81%) Hibernate
14 24 (25.81%) JBoss
15 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (36.56%) GlassFish
2 26 (27.96%) Tomcat
3 24 (25.81%) JBoss
4 10 (10.75%) Apache
5 8 (8.60%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) LDAP
1 9 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) MySQL
2 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (26.88%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (26.88%) QlikView
3 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (17.20%) Relational Database
5 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
5 15 (16.13%) Data Mart
5 15 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 15 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
7 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
7 9 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (8.60%) Hadoop
9 7 (7.53%) Big Data
10 2 (2.15%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.15%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Talend Open Studio
1 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Maven
3 12 (12.90%) Hudson
4 10 (10.75%) JUnit
5 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.23%) RSpec
6 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) WATIR
6 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Liquibase
General
1 39 (41.94%) Billing
2 30 (32.26%) Retail
3 10 (10.75%) Marketing
3 10 (10.75%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) Software Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Data Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Business Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.56%) Java EE
2 29 (31.18%) RESTful
3 28 (30.11%) REST
4 24 (25.81%) Hibernate
5 21 (22.58%) JMS
6 14 (15.05%) J2EE
7 12 (12.90%) Spring
7 12 (12.90%) JPA
8 11 (11.83%) JAX-RS
8 11 (11.83%) RESTEasy
9 10 (10.75%) HTML
9 10 (10.75%) EJB
10 8 (8.60%) CSS
11 5 (5.38%) HTML5
12 4 (4.30%) jQuery
12 4 (4.30%) CSS3
13 3 (3.23%) Yii
14 2 (2.15%) Django
14 2 (2.15%) JSP
14 2 (2.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (33.33%) TDD
4 29 (31.18%) SOA
5 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
6 25 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing
8 18 (19.35%) Workflow
8 18 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (18.28%) Scrum
10 15 (16.13%) ETL
11 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (10.75%) Kanban
12 10 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (10.75%) Refactoring
12 10 (10.75%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.60%) BDD
14 6 (6.45%) Customer Insight
14 6 (6.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (66.67%) SQL
2 56 (60.22%) Java
3 25 (26.88%) PL/SQL
3 25 (26.88%) T-SQL
4 16 (17.20%) PHP
5 14 (15.05%) Ruby
6 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.90%) Perl
6 12 (12.90%) Python
7 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.60%) Clojure
9 8 (8.60%) Scala
9 8 (8.60%) VBA
10 4 (4.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.15%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Puppet
2 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.75%) Nagios
2 10 (10.75%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Oracle
2 25 (26.88%) Tableau
3 15 (16.13%) Talend
4 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.23%) Zend
7 2 (2.15%) Sage
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase