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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 38 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing DB2 29 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.58% 5.86% 12.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.85% 18.29% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 18
Average salary £46,000 £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
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
183 175 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.19% 32.05% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 133 137 115
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 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 80 (98.77%) Java
2 73 (90.12%) J2EE
3 72 (88.89%) E-Commerce
4 57 (70.37%) SQL
5 50 (61.73%) IBM
6 49 (60.49%) UNIX
7 46 (56.79%) Retail
8 45 (55.56%) HTML
8 45 (55.56%) Oracle
9 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
10 41 (50.62%) Linux
10 41 (50.62%) WebSphere
11 37 (45.68%) Windows
12 36 (44.44%) HTTP
13 30 (37.04%) CSS
14 29 (35.80%) ITIL
14 29 (35.80%) MQSeries
14 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
15 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (32.10%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
17 24 (29.63%) hybris
17 24 (29.63%) Demandware
17 24 (29.63%) Ogone
18 23 (28.40%) AIX
18 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
18 23 (28.40%) ATG
19 22 (27.16%) Perl
19 22 (27.16%) JSP
19 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 41 (50.62%) WebSphere
2 29 (35.80%) MQSeries
3 26 (32.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
5 15 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (18.52%) IIS
6 14 (17.28%) Apache Solr
7 8 (9.88%) Drupal
8 7 (8.64%) JBoss
8 7 (8.64%) Apache
9 6 (7.41%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 36 (44.44%) HTTP
2 15 (18.52%) FTP
3 11 (13.58%) Internet
4 7 (8.64%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.46%) MySQL
3 15 (18.52%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) LoadRunner
2 13 (16.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (8.64%) JMeter
4 4 (4.94%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) Selenium
6 2 (2.47%) Firebug
6 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 46 (56.79%) Retail
2 18 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Tester
3 14 (17.28%) Support Manager
3 14 (17.28%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Applications Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Lead Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Operations Support Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Magento Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Systems Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.47%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (2.47%) Performance Tester
9 1 (1.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.23%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (90.12%) J2EE
2 45 (55.56%) HTML
3 30 (37.04%) CSS
4 22 (27.16%) JSP
5 21 (25.93%) XML
6 15 (18.52%) Flash
6 15 (18.52%) Middleware
6 15 (18.52%) JDBC
7 6 (7.41%) Ajax
7 6 (7.41%) Java EE
7 6 (7.41%) jQuery
7 6 (7.41%) DHTML
8 4 (4.94%) Servlets
8 4 (4.94%) EJB
9 2 (2.47%) RESTful
9 2 (2.47%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) PDA
2 1 (1.23%) Open Source
2 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) UNIX
2 41 (50.62%) Linux
3 37 (45.68%) Windows
4 23 (28.40%) AIX
5 15 (18.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 29 (35.80%) ITIL
2 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing
5 18 (22.22%) OOP
5 18 (22.22%) OO
6 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.52%) Content Management
7 15 (18.52%) System Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Time Management
9 13 (16.05%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Change Management
11 8 (9.88%) TDD
12 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.64%) Test Planning
13 6 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) Java
2 57 (70.37%) SQL
3 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.16%) Perl
5 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 14 (17.28%) PHP
6 14 (17.28%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.64%) AWK
8 1 (1.23%) Jython
8 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) ISEB
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
1 12 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (61.73%) IBM
2 45 (55.56%) Oracle
3 24 (29.63%) hybris
3 24 (29.63%) Demandware
3 24 (29.63%) Ogone
4 23 (28.40%) ATG
5 21 (25.93%) Sun
6 18 (22.22%) DataCash
7 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.05%) HP
9 6 (7.41%) CyberSource