The table below looks at the statistics for IMS/DB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMS/DB over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 885 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IMS/DB 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £38,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33057 35581 33912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.35% 30.77% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28024 29985 29263
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IMS/DB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IMS/DB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IMS/DB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the UK.

IMS/DB Salary Trend in the UK

IMS/DB
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
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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
England - 6 £38,500 -
North West - 5 £38,500 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £38,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £38,500 -
East of England - 1 - -

IMS/DB
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IMS/DB 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 IMS/DB.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) JCL
6 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
6 1 (12.50%) MVS
6 1 (12.50%) Control-M
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) VSAM
6 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) PROIV
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) VBA

IMS/DB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IMS/DB 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 IMS/DB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PROIV
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) VSAM
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant