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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 37 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing DB2 43 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.01% 5.47% 11.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.16% 24.44% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
178 135 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.15% 22.39% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126 101 86
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 69 (97.18%) Java
2 66 (92.96%) SQL
3 60 (84.51%) WebSphere
4 58 (81.69%) UNIX
5 51 (71.83%) IBM
6 46 (64.79%) HTML
6 46 (64.79%) J2EE
7 44 (61.97%) JavaScript
8 42 (59.15%) Oracle
9 41 (57.75%) Linux
10 37 (52.11%) Windows
11 36 (50.70%) XML
11 36 (50.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 34 (47.89%) AIX
12 34 (47.89%) E-Commerce
12 34 (47.89%) Retail
13 33 (46.48%) Tomcat
14 31 (43.66%) Perl
14 31 (43.66%) Automated Testing
15 28 (39.44%) MySQL
15 28 (39.44%) Apache
16 24 (33.80%) Flash
16 24 (33.80%) HTTP
16 24 (33.80%) Solaris
16 24 (33.80%) JDBC
16 24 (33.80%) System Testing
16 24 (33.80%) Bash Shell
16 24 (33.80%) DbVisualizer
16 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (32.39%) Subversion

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 60 (84.51%) WebSphere
2 36 (50.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (46.48%) Tomcat
4 28 (39.44%) Apache
5 21 (29.58%) Apache ServiceMix
6 19 (26.76%) MQSeries
7 14 (19.72%) IIS
7 14 (19.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (12.68%) Drupal
9 8 (11.27%) JBoss
10 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) HTTP
2 13 (18.31%) FTP
3 11 (15.49%) Internet
4 7 (9.86%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) MySQL
2 24 (33.80%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Subversion
2 21 (29.58%) LoadRunner
3 15 (21.13%) Rational Application Developer
4 14 (19.72%) HP UFT
5 11 (15.49%) JUnit
5 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Eclipse
6 10 (14.08%) Selenium
6 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
6 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
7 7 (9.86%) JMeter
8 2 (2.82%) Firebug
8 2 (2.82%) Ant
8 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (47.89%) Retail
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Tester
2 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Support Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Operations Support Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) Consultant
5 11 (15.49%) Java Consultant
5 11 (15.49%) Support Consultant
6 10 (14.08%) Automation Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (8.45%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Support Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Performance Tester
11 1 (1.41%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (64.79%) HTML
1 46 (64.79%) J2EE
2 36 (50.70%) XML
3 24 (33.80%) Flash
3 24 (33.80%) JDBC
4 22 (30.99%) CSS
5 19 (26.76%) JSP
6 11 (15.49%) XHTML
6 11 (15.49%) JMS
6 11 (15.49%) Struts
6 11 (15.49%) Web Services
6 11 (15.49%) Spring
6 11 (15.49%) JSTL
6 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
6 11 (15.49%) REST
7 10 (14.08%) Gherkin
7 10 (14.08%) RESTful
7 10 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (5.63%) Servlets
8 4 (5.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) PDA
2 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) UNIX
2 41 (57.75%) Linux
3 37 (52.11%) Windows
4 34 (47.89%) AIX
5 24 (33.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) E-Commerce
2 31 (43.66%) Automated Testing
3 24 (33.80%) System Testing
4 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.54%) Problem Management
5 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.54%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) MVC
7 14 (19.72%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Content Management
8 12 (16.90%) Web Development
9 11 (15.49%) RAD
9 11 (15.49%) TDD
10 10 (14.08%) Document Management
10 10 (14.08%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.08%) Coaching
11 8 (11.27%) BDD
12 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) Java
2 66 (92.96%) SQL
3 44 (61.97%) JavaScript
4 31 (43.66%) Perl
5 24 (33.80%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.08%) PHP
7 7 (9.86%) AWK
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Jython
9 2 (2.82%) Python
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Sun Certification
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (7.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
1 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) IBM
2 42 (59.15%) Oracle
3 21 (29.58%) Sun
4 14 (19.72%) HP
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.86%) hybris
7 5 (7.04%) Demandware
7 5 (7.04%) ATG
7 5 (7.04%) Ogone
8 4 (5.63%) DataCash
9 1 (1.41%) CyberSource