The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank - 51 -
Permanent jobs citing DB2 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.91% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.72%
DB2
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
138 181 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.76% 38.43% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 117 153 150
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,096 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

DB2 Salary Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Java

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM