The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 174 185 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing DB2 71 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.87% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 2.39% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 65
Average salary £55,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.59% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,360 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2482 2640 2865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.74% 36.42% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 2321 2568
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
DB2
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Cheshire -2 31 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Manchester -7 31 £52,500 +55.55% 10
Merseyside -1 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Lancashire -3 4 £40,750 +16.42% 3
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (70.23%) Java
2 67 (51.15%) J2EE
3 64 (48.85%) SQL
4 58 (44.27%) Oracle
5 47 (35.88%) Finance
6 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
7 44 (33.59%) Linux
8 35 (26.72%) Change Management
9 32 (24.43%) Mainframe
9 32 (24.43%) MVC
10 31 (23.66%) ITIL
10 31 (23.66%) Windows
10 31 (23.66%) Banking
11 29 (22.14%) Sybase
12 27 (20.61%) SOA
13 25 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (19.08%) Degree
14 24 (18.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (18.32%) CICS
14 24 (18.32%) EAI
14 24 (18.32%) UML
14 24 (18.32%) COBOL
15 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
15 23 (17.56%) Scrum
15 23 (17.56%) QA
16 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
16 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (16.79%) Risk Analysis
16 22 (16.79%) Waterfall
16 22 (16.79%) MySQL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (18.32%) CICS
2 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
3 17 (12.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (9.16%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.05%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.53%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) SSL
1 2 (1.53%) SAN
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.79%) MySQL
3 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.05%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.29%) Informix
8 2 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.53%) IMS/DB
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.34%) Subversion
3 6 (4.58%) JUnit
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.05%) Ant
4 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.53%) Hudson
5 2 (1.53%) Maven
General
1 47 (35.88%) Finance
2 31 (23.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (25.95%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Architect
4 21 (16.03%) Designer
5 18 (13.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (13.74%) Senior Developer
6 17 (12.98%) Applications Architect
7 15 (11.45%) Team Leader
8 14 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (9.92%) Test Manager
10 12 (9.16%) Release Manager
11 11 (8.40%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (6.11%) Integration Manager
12 8 (6.11%) Technical Team Leader
13 7 (5.34%) Test Team Leader
13 7 (5.34%) Testing Manager
13 7 (5.34%) Applications Developer
13 7 (5.34%) Analyst
14 6 (4.58%) Technical Leader
15 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (51.15%) J2EE
2 20 (15.27%) Web Services
2 20 (15.27%) Hibernate
3 19 (14.50%) Ajax
3 19 (14.50%) Stripes Framework
4 18 (13.74%) Servlets
5 16 (12.21%) JMS
6 15 (11.45%) Middleware
6 15 (11.45%) Spring
6 15 (11.45%) Java EE
7 13 (9.92%) XML
7 13 (9.92%) Spring Batch
8 12 (9.16%) .NET
9 6 (4.58%) SOAP
10 5 (3.82%) XSD
10 5 (3.82%) XSLT
11 4 (3.05%) HTML
11 4 (3.05%) CSS
11 4 (3.05%) JDBC
11 4 (3.05%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) Mainframe
2 21 (16.03%) Computer Science
3 19 (14.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) PMI
7 2 (1.53%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) FMCG
8 1 (0.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.59%) Linux
2 31 (23.66%) Windows
3 19 (14.50%) UNIX
4 18 (13.74%) AIX
5 16 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) OS/400
6 2 (1.53%) HPUX
6 2 (1.53%) Solaris
6 2 (1.53%) zOS
6 2 (1.53%) SUSE
6 2 (1.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Change Management
2 32 (24.43%) MVC
3 31 (23.66%) ITIL
4 27 (20.61%) SOA
5 25 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (18.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (18.32%) EAI
6 24 (18.32%) UML
7 23 (17.56%) Scrum
8 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (16.79%) Risk Analysis
8 22 (16.79%) Waterfall
9 19 (14.50%) Pair Programming
10 18 (13.74%) TDD
11 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (9.16%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.16%) Project Management
14 9 (6.87%) Quality Management
14 9 (6.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (70.23%) Java
2 64 (48.85%) SQL
3 24 (18.32%) COBOL
4 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.16%) Ruby
5 12 (9.16%) Python
6 9 (6.87%) Korn
7 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.82%) C#
9 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.53%) C
10 2 (1.53%) PL/1
10 2 (1.53%) AWK
10 2 (1.53%) sed
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) ISEB
2 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.29%) CSQA
3 3 (2.29%) MBA
3 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.56%) QA
2 16 (12.21%) SLA
3 4 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.53%) KVM
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) TIBCO Hawk
2 10 (7.63%) Tivoli
3 7 (5.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.53%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (44.27%) Oracle
2 29 (22.14%) Sybase
3 19 (14.50%) IBM
4 17 (12.98%) TIBCO
5 16 (12.21%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.05%) CA
6 4 (3.05%) Teradata
7 3 (2.29%) VMware
8 2 (1.53%) HP
8 2 (1.53%) EMC
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.53%) Juniper
8 2 (1.53%) NetApp
8 2 (1.53%) BMC
8 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.53%) Symantec
8 2 (1.53%) Brocade
9 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago