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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 896 931 878
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -53
Permanent jobs citing IMS/DB 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.006% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -

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
34997 37588 34729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.59% 31.26% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29528 32340 30085
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 4 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 30 June 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 +33 2 £45,000 -
North West +9 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -

IMS/DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) Control-M
2 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) XPEDITER
3 2 (50.00%) Easytrieve
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
3 2 (50.00%) Syncsort
3 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SELCOPY
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) REXX
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) MQSeries

IMS/DB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) XPEDITER
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) CICS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) RAD
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) JCL
3 2 (50.00%) SELCOPY
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) REXX
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Syncsort
2 1 (25.00%) Cognizant