The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 140 214 200
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -14
Permanent jobs citing DB2 120 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.40% 1.31% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 84 29 37
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.21%
DB2
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2727 2524 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.40% 37.37% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 2214 2450
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DB2
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Salary Trend in the North West

DB2
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DB2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

DB2 Salary Histogram in the North West

DB2
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +33 60 £52,500 +72.13% 4
Cheshire +27 52 £41,500 -10.27% 3
Merseyside - 2 £36,000 - 2
Lancashire -12 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 95 (51.35%) Finance
2 91 (49.19%) Java
3 78 (42.16%) SQL
4 76 (41.08%) J2EE
5 74 (40.00%) Mainframe
6 73 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (38.92%) Banking
8 65 (35.14%) CICS
9 63 (34.05%) Oracle
9 63 (34.05%) COBOL
10 57 (30.81%) SQL Server
11 56 (30.27%) IBM
12 53 (28.65%) Waterfall
13 49 (26.49%) Risk Analysis
14 48 (25.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (24.86%) UML
16 36 (19.46%) Linux
17 31 (16.76%) AIX
18 29 (15.68%) Sybase
19 28 (15.14%) WebSphere
20 27 (14.59%) MySQL
20 27 (14.59%) ITIL
20 27 (14.59%) Relational Database
21 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (12.43%) UNIX
21 23 (12.43%) Windows
21 23 (12.43%) E-Commerce
22 22 (11.89%) Degree
23 19 (10.27%) Shell Script
23 19 (10.27%) Quality Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 65 (35.14%) CICS
2 28 (15.14%) WebSphere
3 18 (9.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (7.03%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (2.70%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.62%) SAS
6 3 (1.62%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 15 (8.11%) MS Office
2 11 (5.95%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (4.32%) MS Project
4 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.54%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) SAN
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.59%) MySQL
2 27 (14.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.95%) Data Mining
5 10 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.78%) Big Data
7 7 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.70%) Easytrieve
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.16%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (2.16%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.62%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) ClearCase
1 6 (3.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.16%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.16%) Ant
3 4 (2.16%) JUnit
4 2 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 95 (51.35%) Finance
2 72 (38.92%) Banking
3 13 (7.03%) Marketing
4 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.86%) Retail
6 5 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (28.11%) Architect
2 45 (24.32%) Developer
2 45 (24.32%) Designer
3 31 (16.76%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (15.14%) Applications Architect
5 23 (12.43%) Solutions Designer
6 22 (11.89%) Analyst
7 20 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Applications Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Marketing Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.86%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Applications Support Engineer
12 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.78%) Service Operations Manager
13 7 (3.78%) Operations Manager
13 7 (3.78%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.08%) J2EE
2 19 (10.27%) XML
3 14 (7.57%) Middleware
4 13 (7.03%) Hibernate
4 13 (7.03%) Servlets
4 13 (7.03%) Ajax
5 12 (6.49%) Stripes Framework
6 11 (5.95%) JMS
6 11 (5.95%) Web Services
7 10 (5.41%) SOAP
7 10 (5.41%) XSD
7 10 (5.41%) XSLT
7 10 (5.41%) .NET
8 8 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (3.78%) JDBC
10 6 (3.24%) JNDI
11 4 (2.16%) JSP
12 3 (1.62%) CSS
12 3 (1.62%) HTML
12 3 (1.62%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 74 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.95%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (5.41%) iSeries
5 8 (4.32%) FlexPod
6 7 (3.78%) AS400
6 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.24%) VSAM
7 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.16%) PMI
9 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.08%) FMCG
10 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.54%) Handset
11 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Linux
2 31 (16.76%) AIX
3 23 (12.43%) UNIX
3 23 (12.43%) Windows
4 13 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.95%) zOS
6 8 (4.32%) SUSE
6 8 (4.32%) HPUX
6 8 (4.32%) Solaris
6 8 (4.32%) OS/400
7 2 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.65%) Waterfall
3 49 (26.49%) Risk Analysis
4 48 (25.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (24.86%) UML
6 27 (14.59%) ITIL
7 23 (12.43%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.27%) Quality Management
8 19 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (9.73%) Scrum
10 17 (9.19%) Change Management
11 16 (8.65%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.03%) SEO
12 13 (7.03%) Business Continuity
13 12 (6.49%) Pair Programming
13 12 (6.49%) MVC
14 11 (5.95%) Data-Driven Marketing
14 11 (5.95%) Analytics
14 11 (5.95%) Database Security
14 11 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (49.19%) Java
2 78 (42.16%) SQL
3 63 (34.05%) COBOL
4 19 (10.27%) Shell Script
5 15 (8.11%) C#
6 11 (5.95%) Korn
7 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.70%) Python
8 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.70%) JCL
8 5 (2.70%) Ruby
8 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.16%) VB6
9 4 (2.16%) VB
10 3 (1.62%) sed
10 3 (1.62%) AWK
11 2 (1.08%) PL/1
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.16%) ISEB
4 3 (1.62%) MBA
4 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.62%) CSQA
5 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) SLA
2 11 (5.95%) QA
3 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Hyper-V
1 8 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (8.65%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.32%) CA Endevor
2 8 (4.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.70%) TIBCO Hawk
4 4 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (34.05%) Oracle
2 56 (30.27%) IBM
3 29 (15.68%) Sybase
4 13 (7.03%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.95%) Google
5 11 (5.95%) Coremetrics
6 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.41%) CA
7 9 (4.86%) Teradata
8 8 (4.32%) Brocade
8 8 (4.32%) VMware
8 8 (4.32%) NetApp
8 8 (4.32%) Juniper
8 8 (4.32%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.32%) BMC
8 8 (4.32%) Symantec
8 8 (4.32%) HP
8 8 (4.32%) EMC
8 8 (4.32%) Cisco
9 7 (3.78%) RainStor
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