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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 94 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing DB2 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.51% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
297 240 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.74% 22.66% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 223 198 327
Average salary £45,000 £39,200 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.79% -7.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) COBOL
2 14 (82.35%) JCL
3 9 (52.94%) CICS
3 9 (52.94%) CMS
3 9 (52.94%) VisionPLUS
3 9 (52.94%) VSAM
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
6 5 (29.41%) REXX
6 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
6 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) Information Management
6 5 (29.41%) SELCOPY
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) RPG
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) AS400
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) iSeries
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) MS Office
9 1 (5.88%) MS Access
9 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) Banking

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) CICS
1 9 (52.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) VisionPLUS Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) DBA
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) AS400 Support
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) VSAM
2 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
3 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.76%) AS400
4 2 (11.76%) iSeries
5 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) COBOL
2 14 (82.35%) JCL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
4 5 (29.41%) REXX
4 5 (29.41%) SELCOPY
5 2 (11.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Cognizant