The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 98 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing DB2 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.67% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
DB2
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
393 445 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.17% 30.80% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 316 365 250
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DB2
Salary Trend in Essex

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

DB2 Salary Trend in Essex

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL
3 20 (68.97%) Finance
4 19 (65.52%) iSeries
4 19 (65.52%) RPG
5 18 (62.07%) AS400
6 17 (58.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (58.62%) Performance Management
6 17 (58.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) XML
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
9 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
9 7 (24.14%) Pay per click
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) SEO
10 6 (20.69%) JSP
11 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
11 5 (17.24%) Retail
11 5 (17.24%) Dojo
12 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
12 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.79%) Content Management
12 4 (13.79%) HTTP
13 3 (10.34%) C++

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Support
1 17 (58.62%) AS400 Support
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) XML
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
1 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 6 (20.69%) JSP
3 5 (17.24%) Dojo
4 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) iSeries
2 18 (62.07%) AS400
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (58.62%) Performance Management
1 17 (58.62%) Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) Pay per click
2 7 (24.14%) SEO
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL
3 19 (65.52%) RPG
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) SELCOPY
7 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.45%) REXX
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) JCL
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase