The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 98 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing DB2 11 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.76% 2.78% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
DB2
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
399 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.81% 34.62% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 298 277 263
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (78.26%) Banking
2 14 (60.87%) CICS
3 13 (56.52%) IBM
3 13 (56.52%) Mainframe
4 12 (52.17%) Change Management
4 12 (52.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
5 11 (47.83%) Coaching
5 11 (47.83%) QA
5 11 (47.83%) Retail
6 9 (39.13%) Assembly Language
6 9 (39.13%) COBOL
7 8 (34.78%) UNIX
8 7 (30.43%) REXX
8 7 (30.43%) zOS
8 7 (30.43%) SAS
8 7 (30.43%) JCL
8 7 (30.43%) CA Endevor
8 7 (30.43%) Release Management
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) MQSeries
11 4 (17.39%) VSAM
11 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
11 4 (17.39%) ISPF
12 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
12 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (60.87%) CICS
2 7 (30.43%) SAS
3 4 (17.39%) MQSeries
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
General
1 18 (78.26%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Retail
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Support
5 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Support
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BW Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) ISPF
2 3 (13.04%) JMS
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Mainframe
2 12 (52.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) VSAM
4 3 (13.04%) Chip Card
5 2 (8.70%) iSeries
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) zOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Change Management
2 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
2 11 (47.83%) Coaching
3 7 (30.43%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Assembly Language
1 9 (39.13%) COBOL
2 7 (30.43%) REXX
2 7 (30.43%) JCL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
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