The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 117 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing DB2 7 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 1.88% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 11
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
DB2
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
458 584 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.48% 26.41% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 399 496 545
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DB2 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DB2
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DB2 across the Birmingham region.

DB2 Salary Trend in Birmingham

DB2
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DB2 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

DB2 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DB2 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 DB2.

1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 32 (88.89%) Oracle
2 32 (88.89%) UNIX
3 31 (86.11%) Linux
4 27 (75.00%) Java
5 25 (69.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (69.44%) SOA
5 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
6 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (47.22%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (44.44%) Banking
9 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
9 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
10 14 (38.89%) MQSeries
10 14 (38.89%) AIX
10 14 (38.89%) Solaris
10 14 (38.89%) Web Services
10 14 (38.89%) Perl
10 14 (38.89%) Retail
10 14 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
10 14 (38.89%) JCL
10 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
10 14 (38.89%) CICS
10 14 (38.89%) IBM
10 14 (38.89%) MVS
10 14 (38.89%) ISPF
10 14 (38.89%) Retail Banking
11 13 (36.11%) Finance

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DB2 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 DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (69.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
2 14 (38.89%) MQSeries
2 14 (38.89%) CICS
3 11 (30.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
1 11 (30.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Xcelsius
General
1 16 (44.44%) Banking
2 14 (38.89%) Retail
2 14 (38.89%) Retail Banking
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (16.67%) Private Banking
6 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Consultant
2 19 (52.78%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.78%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Web Services
1 14 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 14 (38.89%) ISPF
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 11 (30.56%) XML
3 11 (30.56%) Java EE
4 2 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) UNIX
2 31 (86.11%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) MVS
3 14 (38.89%) AIX
3 14 (38.89%) Solaris
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) OS/390
6 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) SOA
2 11 (30.56%) Time Management
2 11 (30.56%) High Availability
3 6 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 27 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) JCL
3 14 (38.89%) Perl
4 9 (25.00%) COBOL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft