The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 95 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing DB2 11 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.73% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 4.83% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 3
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £50,000 £45,820
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
419 435 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.05% 35.86% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 321 307 241
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
DB2
Scotland

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 25 July 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 15 (78.95%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
4 9 (47.37%) Change Management
4 9 (47.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (42.11%) QA
5 8 (42.11%) Retail
5 8 (42.11%) CICS
6 7 (36.84%) zOS
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
8 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) SAS
9 4 (21.05%) REXX
9 4 (21.05%) JCL
9 4 (21.05%) VSAM
9 4 (21.05%) COBOL
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Assembly Language
9 4 (21.05%) CA Endevor
9 4 (21.05%) Release Management
9 4 (21.05%) ISPF
10 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
10 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
11 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
11 2 (10.53%) AIX
11 2 (10.53%) Linux

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (42.11%) CICS
2 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
3 4 (21.05%) SAS
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 15 (78.95%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) RPG Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ISPF
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
2 9 (47.37%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (21.05%) VSAM
4 1 (5.26%) iSeries
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) zOS
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.26%) Process Management
4 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) COBOL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) Assembly Language
1 4 (21.05%) REXX
1 4 (21.05%) JCL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) RPG
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Pega