The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 120 145 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Permanent jobs citing DB2 40 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 0.84% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 2.68% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 17
Average salary £47,750 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.42% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
DB2
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
943 1270 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.71% 31.35% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 578 868 616
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DB2
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DB2 Salary Trend in Scotland

DB2
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

DB2 Salary Histogram in Scotland

DB2
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh +36 29 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Glasgow +16 10 £52,500 +56.71%
East Lothian +1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (58.33%) Banking
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) Retail
4 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 16 (26.67%) Oracle
5 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (25.00%) UNIX
7 14 (23.33%) Change Management
8 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
8 13 (21.67%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 11 (18.33%) QA
10 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (18.33%) IBM
10 11 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (18.33%) Mainframe
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 10 (16.67%) Coaching
12 9 (15.00%) SAP
12 9 (15.00%) zOS
12 9 (15.00%) CICS
13 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.33%) CRM
14 7 (11.67%) Linux
15 6 (10.00%) SAP Basis
15 6 (10.00%) Windows

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (15.00%) CICS
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (8.33%) NetWeaver
6 4 (6.67%) SAP Portal
7 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 4 (6.67%) SAP R/3
1 4 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 4 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 4 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 4 (6.67%) SAP SCM
1 4 (6.67%) SAP LE
1 4 (6.67%) SAP GRC
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) SAP BI
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) MaxDB
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.33%) OLAP
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JUnit
2 2 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 35 (58.33%) Banking
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) German Language
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Technical Specialist
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) DBA
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Basis Support
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Support
7 5 (8.33%) AS400 Developer
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Support Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Support Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) DB2 Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) RPG Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (10.00%) SAP Basis
3 4 (6.67%) SAP PI
4 3 (5.00%) Spring
4 3 (5.00%) J2SE
4 3 (5.00%) JMS
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) XSLT
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (8.33%) AS400
5 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) VSAM
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) UNIX
2 9 (15.00%) zOS
3 7 (11.67%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Change Management
2 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 10 (16.67%) Coaching
4 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
4 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) OO
6 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (3.33%) ETL
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) ITSM
8 2 (3.33%) Data Security
8 2 (3.33%) ERP
8 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.33%) Master Data Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 6 (10.00%) RPG
3 6 (10.00%) RPG IV
4 5 (8.33%) ABAP
5 4 (6.67%) COBOL
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.67%) REXX
6 1 (1.67%) JCL
6 1 (1.67%) XPath
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) RACF
2 5 (8.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) SAP
4 6 (10.00%) Sybase
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.00%) Informatica
7 2 (3.33%) Teradata
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (1.67%) CA
8 1 (1.67%) Hyland
8 1 (1.67%) MKS