The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 198 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Permanent jobs citing DB2 20 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.89% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 2.64% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 35
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
DB2
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1670 1815 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.66% 33.82% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1506 1430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DB2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DB2 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DB2
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DB2 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DB2 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DB2
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +10 9 £48,750 +27.45%
Solihull - 5 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +5 3 £49,000 -34.66%
Walsall - 2 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 49 (94.23%) SQL
2 48 (92.31%) Oracle
3 44 (84.62%) Linux
4 38 (73.08%) UNIX
5 30 (57.69%) Java
6 27 (51.92%) WebSphere
6 27 (51.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (51.92%) SOA
7 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 19 (36.54%) Windows
8 19 (36.54%) RDBMS
8 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
9 18 (34.62%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (32.69%) IBM
10 17 (32.69%) Web Services
10 17 (32.69%) HTML
10 17 (32.69%) Banking
11 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
12 15 (28.85%) CICS
12 15 (28.85%) MVS
12 15 (28.85%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (28.85%) Tivoli
12 15 (28.85%) JCL
12 15 (28.85%) Mainframe
12 15 (28.85%) MQSeries
12 15 (28.85%) XML
12 15 (28.85%) AIX
12 15 (28.85%) Solaris
12 15 (28.85%) Perl
12 15 (28.85%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (51.92%) WebSphere Application Server
1 27 (51.92%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.85%) MQSeries
2 15 (28.85%) CICS
3 14 (26.92%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 12 (23.08%) SSL
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (36.54%) RDBMS
2 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
3 18 (34.62%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.54%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Xcelsius
General
1 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 15 (28.85%) Retail
2 15 (28.85%) Retail Banking
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 6 (11.54%) Private Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Consultant
2 21 (40.38%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
1 17 (32.69%) Web Services
2 15 (28.85%) XML
2 15 (28.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (28.85%) ISPF
3 12 (23.08%) Java EE
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) JSP
6 3 (5.77%) Servlets
7 2 (3.85%) Struts
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Basis
7 2 (3.85%) JMS
7 2 (3.85%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mainframe
2 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Linux
2 38 (73.08%) UNIX
3 19 (36.54%) Windows
4 15 (28.85%) AIX
4 15 (28.85%) Solaris
4 15 (28.85%) MVS
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) OS/390
9 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) SOA
2 12 (23.08%) Time Management
2 12 (23.08%) High Availability
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) Wealth Management
5 6 (11.54%) Parallel Processing
5 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.77%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) V-Model
8 2 (3.85%) Open Source
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.85%) MVC
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 15 (28.85%) JCL
3 15 (28.85%) Perl
4 9 (17.31%) COBOL
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) Oracle
2 17 (32.69%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Sybase
3 6 (11.54%) Teradata
3 6 (11.54%) Netezza
3 6 (11.54%) Greenplum
3 6 (11.54%) Vertica
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Pega
6 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) BEA
7 2 (3.85%) Vitria
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) Nimsoft