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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 30 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing DB2 47 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.64% 8.45% 11.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.35% 20.00% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £65,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
193 155 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.38% 42.23% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 119 98
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014.

DB2 Salary Histogram in Watford

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 72 (98.63%) Java
2 71 (97.26%) E-Commerce
3 70 (95.89%) J2EE
4 59 (80.82%) SQL
4 59 (80.82%) UNIX
5 56 (76.71%) Retail
6 52 (71.23%) Oracle
6 52 (71.23%) Linux
7 49 (67.12%) IBM
8 47 (64.38%) WebSphere
9 44 (60.27%) HTTP
9 44 (60.27%) Windows
10 41 (56.16%) Finance
11 40 (54.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 37 (50.68%) HTML
12 37 (50.68%) JavaScript
13 33 (45.21%) AIX
13 33 (45.21%) Tomcat
14 32 (43.84%) Solaris
14 32 (43.84%) JDBC
14 32 (43.84%) ITIL
14 32 (43.84%) IIS
14 32 (43.84%) IBM HTTP Server
15 31 (42.47%) Problem Management
15 31 (42.47%) MQSeries
16 30 (41.10%) CSS
17 28 (38.36%) JSP
17 28 (38.36%) Perl
17 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
18 25 (34.25%) MS Office

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 47 (64.38%) WebSphere
2 40 (54.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (45.21%) Tomcat
4 32 (43.84%) IIS
4 32 (43.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 31 (42.47%) MQSeries
6 11 (15.07%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.74%) CMS
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 44 (60.27%) HTTP
2 25 (34.25%) FTP
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) MySQL
3 7 (9.59%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Rational Application Developer
2 8 (10.96%) Subversion
3 7 (9.59%) JUnit
3 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (76.71%) Retail
2 41 (56.16%) Finance
3 22 (30.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Analyst
1 24 (32.88%) Support Analyst
1 24 (32.88%) Operations Analyst
1 24 (32.88%) Operations Support Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Support Manager
3 11 (15.07%) Lead Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Applications Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Systems Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Support Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Junior
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Java Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Junior Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) J2EE
2 37 (50.68%) HTML
3 32 (43.84%) JDBC
4 30 (41.10%) CSS
5 28 (38.36%) JSP
6 25 (34.25%) Middleware
7 16 (21.92%) XML
8 8 (10.96%) Servlets
8 8 (10.96%) EJB
9 7 (9.59%) Flash
9 7 (9.59%) XHTML
9 7 (9.59%) JMS
9 7 (9.59%) Struts
9 7 (9.59%) JSTL
10 2 (2.74%) jQuery
10 2 (2.74%) Ajax
10 2 (2.74%) Java EE
10 2 (2.74%) DHTML
11 1 (1.37%) SOAP
11 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) UNIX
2 52 (71.23%) Linux
3 44 (60.27%) Windows
4 33 (45.21%) AIX
5 32 (43.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) E-Commerce
2 32 (43.84%) ITIL
3 31 (42.47%) Problem Management
4 19 (26.03%) Content Management
5 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.55%) MVC
7 12 (16.44%) OOP
7 12 (16.44%) OO
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Time Management
9 10 (13.70%) Change Management
10 9 (12.33%) Web Development
11 8 (10.96%) UML
11 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.59%) System Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
12 7 (9.59%) RAD
13 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
14 3 (4.11%) TDD
15 2 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 59 (80.82%) SQL
3 37 (50.68%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.36%) Perl
4 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
5 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) ISEB
1 7 (9.59%) Sun Certification
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
1 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Oracle
2 49 (67.12%) IBM
3 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.66%) Sun
5 17 (23.29%) hybris
6 14 (19.18%) Demandware
6 14 (19.18%) Ogone
7 13 (17.81%) ATG
8 12 (16.44%) DataCash
9 6 (8.22%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) CyberSource
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