The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
England / North West
Rank 179 184 195
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing PostgreSQL 79 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 0.99% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 3.11% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 45 50
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2087 1799 2250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.42% 31.85% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1552 1916
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.32% +5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PostgreSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PostgreSQL in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PostgreSQL in the North West

PostgreSQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostgreSQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester -4 63 £44,000 +22.22% 3
Cheshire +15 6 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Merseyside +1 6 £28,250 -19.28%
Lancashire -1 4 £75,649 +89.12% 3
PostgreSQL
England

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for PostgreSQL.

1 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.62%) Git (software)
3 56 (42.75%) Java
4 55 (41.98%) MySQL
5 53 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (36.64%) TDD
7 41 (31.30%) Oracle
7 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
8 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
9 33 (25.19%) HTML
10 32 (24.43%) SQL
10 32 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (24.43%) MongoDB
11 29 (22.14%) Apple iOS
11 29 (22.14%) jQuery
12 28 (21.37%) Web Services
13 27 (20.61%) MVC
13 27 (20.61%) Scrum
14 26 (19.85%) Tomcat
15 25 (19.08%) Windows
15 25 (19.08%) PHP
16 24 (18.32%) Android
17 22 (16.79%) Ruby
17 22 (16.79%) SOAP
17 22 (16.79%) Linux
17 22 (16.79%) NoSQL
18 21 (16.03%) Jenkins
18 21 (16.03%) Mentoring
18 21 (16.03%) User Experience
18 21 (16.03%) J2EE

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 26 (19.85%) Tomcat
2 17 (12.98%) JBoss
3 11 (8.40%) Drupal
4 10 (7.63%) GeoServer
5 9 (6.87%) Confluence
5 9 (6.87%) OpenStack
6 8 (6.11%) Apache Solr
6 8 (6.11%) Apache Spark
6 8 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.11%) Jetty
6 8 (6.11%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.05%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.05%) SilverStripe
8 3 (2.29%) Liferay
8 3 (2.29%) nginx
9 2 (1.53%) Apache
10 1 (0.76%) CMS
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.82%) IaaS
4 5 (3.82%) PaaS
5 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.76%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) IMAP
3 2 (1.53%) SMTP
3 2 (1.53%) SS7
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.98%) MySQL
2 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
3 32 (24.43%) MongoDB
4 22 (16.79%) NoSQL
5 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.63%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.11%) Big Data
7 8 (6.11%) Couchbase
7 8 (6.11%) Redis
7 8 (6.11%) Riak
8 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.05%) GIS
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (49.62%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.03%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.50%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.21%) RSpec
5 14 (10.69%) git-flow
5 14 (10.69%) JUnit
6 13 (9.92%) JIRA
7 12 (9.16%) Mockito
7 12 (9.16%) Vagrant
8 9 (6.87%) Bitbucket
8 9 (6.87%) IntelliJ
8 9 (6.87%) JMeter
8 9 (6.87%) jMock
8 9 (6.87%) Selenium
9 7 (5.34%) Subversion
10 6 (4.58%) Maven
11 4 (3.05%) gulp
11 4 (3.05%) NUnit
11 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Banking
4 7 (5.34%) Marketing
5 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (3.05%) Electronics
7 3 (2.29%) Games
7 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (74.05%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Java Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Senior Developer
3 17 (12.98%) PHP Developer
3 17 (12.98%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Consultant
7 9 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.34%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.19%) HTML
2 29 (22.14%) jQuery
3 28 (21.37%) Web Services
4 22 (16.79%) SOAP
5 21 (16.03%) Ajax
5 21 (16.03%) J2EE
5 21 (16.03%) Spring
6 18 (13.74%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (12.21%) .NET
8 15 (11.45%) Hibernate
9 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
9 12 (9.16%) JDBC
10 11 (8.40%) JSON
11 10 (7.63%) CSS
11 10 (7.63%) Node.js
11 10 (7.63%) React
11 10 (7.63%) Resque
11 10 (7.63%) REST
12 9 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (6.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) User Experience
2 11 (8.40%) iPad
3 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.05%) Clustering
8 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.76%) Animation
10 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.76%) Social Network
10 1 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Apple iOS
2 25 (19.08%) Windows
3 24 (18.32%) Android
4 22 (16.79%) Linux
5 15 (11.45%) Mac OS X
6 11 (8.40%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.29%) Debian
9 2 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (36.64%) TDD
4 27 (20.61%) MVC
4 27 (20.61%) Scrum
5 21 (16.03%) Mentoring
6 20 (15.27%) Web Development
7 18 (13.74%) Software Delivery
7 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
8 17 (12.98%) DevOps
8 17 (12.98%) OO
8 17 (12.98%) Open Source
8 17 (12.98%) Unit Testing
9 16 (12.21%) Web Design
10 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
10 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.45%) Kanban
11 13 (9.92%) Coaching
11 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) Java
2 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 32 (24.43%) SQL
4 25 (19.08%) PHP
5 22 (16.79%) Ruby
6 16 (12.21%) Python
7 14 (10.69%) Perl
8 11 (8.40%) C#
9 9 (6.87%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.87%) Go
10 5 (3.82%) VBA
11 4 (3.05%) C++
12 3 (2.29%) VB
12 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.53%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.76%) C
14 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Docker
2 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) Varnish
4 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) Puppet
2 10 (7.63%) Capistrano
2 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.87%) Ansible
4 8 (6.11%) Kibana
4 8 (6.11%) logstash
4 8 (6.11%) Salt
5 2 (1.53%) Packer
6 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (31.30%) Oracle
2 8 (6.11%) Cadence
2 8 (6.11%) HP
3 7 (5.34%) VMware
4 6 (4.58%) Sybase
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.05%) Cognos
6 4 (3.05%) Google
6 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 4 (3.05%) Zend
7 3 (2.29%) SAP
8 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
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