The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 43 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing DB2 28 35 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.15% 9.21% 22.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.58% 21.34% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £82,500 £65,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
DB2
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
124 164 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.79% 43.16% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 90 125 90
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DB2
Salary Trend in Watford

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

DB2 Salary Trend in Watford

DB2
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DB2 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

DB2 Salary Histogram in Watford

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 57 (100.00%) SQL
1 57 (100.00%) UNIX
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (98.25%) J2EE
2 56 (98.25%) Java
2 56 (98.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 56 (98.25%) WebSphere
3 55 (96.49%) Finance
3 55 (96.49%) Retail
3 55 (96.49%) E-Commerce
4 50 (87.72%) Oracle
5 48 (84.21%) Solaris
5 48 (84.21%) IBM
6 47 (82.46%) JDBC
6 47 (82.46%) Manufacturing
7 43 (75.44%) Windows
7 43 (75.44%) AIX
7 43 (75.44%) Tomcat
7 43 (75.44%) HTTP
8 42 (73.68%) IIS
8 42 (73.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 40 (70.18%) MQSeries
10 35 (61.40%) Middleware
11 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
11 34 (59.65%) MS Office
11 34 (59.65%) Perl
11 34 (59.65%) FTP
11 34 (59.65%) Bash Shell
12 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
12 22 (38.60%) HTML

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 56 (98.25%) WebSphere Application Server
1 56 (98.25%) WebSphere
2 43 (75.44%) Tomcat
3 42 (73.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 42 (73.68%) IIS
4 40 (70.18%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (59.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 43 (75.44%) HTTP
2 34 (59.65%) FTP
3 14 (24.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Rational Application Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Subversion
2 13 (22.81%) JUnit
2 13 (22.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.53%) Log4j
3 6 (10.53%) Ant
General
1 55 (96.49%) Finance
1 55 (96.49%) Retail
2 47 (82.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Analyst
2 33 (57.89%) Support Analyst
2 33 (57.89%) Operations Analyst
2 33 (57.89%) Operations Support Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Junior Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Junior Support Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Junior
4 13 (22.81%) Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Architect
6 8 (14.04%) Systems Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Consultant
8 5 (8.77%) Java Consultant
8 5 (8.77%) Senior Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Support Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Java Programmer
10 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Programmer
11 1 (1.75%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (98.25%) J2EE
2 47 (82.46%) JDBC
3 35 (61.40%) Middleware
4 22 (38.60%) JSP
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) CSS
6 14 (24.56%) EJB
6 14 (24.56%) Servlets
7 13 (22.81%) Struts
7 13 (22.81%) XML
7 13 (22.81%) XHTML
7 13 (22.81%) JMS
7 13 (22.81%) JSTL
8 6 (10.53%) XSLT
8 6 (10.53%) XMLBeans
8 6 (10.53%) Ajax
9 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
9 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.75%) SOAP
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.75%) Online Games
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) UNIX
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (84.21%) Solaris
3 43 (75.44%) Windows
3 43 (75.44%) AIX
4 6 (10.53%) HPUX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.75%) zOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) E-Commerce
2 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Problem Management
3 15 (26.32%) MVC
4 14 (24.56%) UML
5 13 (22.81%) Content Management
5 13 (22.81%) RAD
6 7 (12.28%) Web Development
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.53%) OO
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) SQL
2 56 (98.25%) Java
3 34 (59.65%) Perl
3 34 (59.65%) Bash Shell
4 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) XPath
6 1 (1.75%) Jython
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Oracle
2 48 (84.21%) IBM
3 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) Sun
5 6 (10.53%) Interwoven
5 6 (10.53%) ATG
5 6 (10.53%) Blue Martini
5 6 (10.53%) Elastic Path
6 4 (7.02%) hybris
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) BMC
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.75%) NetIQ