The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for PostgreSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PostgreSQL (Postgres)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.12% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.82% 1.79% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £25,000 £30,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.03% +19.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

PostgreSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 213 168 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.74% 35.90% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 170 135 160
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing PostgreSQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for PostgreSQL in Merseyside

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in Merseyside

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 1 £25,000 -18.03%
PostgreSQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing PostgreSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Data Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (41.67%) Data Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (41.67%) Master Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing

PostgreSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) RSpec
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Data Integration Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Integration
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) Data Strategy
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Master Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Smalltalk
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft