Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 126 131
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing DB2 34 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.09% 0.88% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.59% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 8
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -19.43%
10th Percentile £35,950 £37,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £54,375 £55,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -

DB2 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,016 811 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.71% 34.00% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 807 679 633
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Cheshire

DB2
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for DB2 in Cheshire

DB2
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DB2 in Cheshire

DB2
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -19 21 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 5 £40,500 -
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) CICS
3 19 (55.88%) Mainframe
4 17 (50.00%) COBOL
5 16 (47.06%) IBM
6 13 (38.24%) Banking
7 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
8 11 (32.35%) Investment Banking
8 11 (32.35%) Wealth Management
8 11 (32.35%) Law
9 10 (29.41%) JCL
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Java
10 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (23.53%) CA
11 8 (23.53%) Time Sharing Option
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
13 6 (17.65%) Unix
13 6 (17.65%) Windows
13 6 (17.65%) Perl
13 6 (17.65%) VSAM
13 6 (17.65%) SDLC
14 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (14.71%) IMS/DB
14 5 (14.71%) Information Security
14 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (58.82%) CICS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Easytrieve
1 5 (14.71%) IMS/DB
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Gradle
1 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Investment Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Law
4 5 (14.71%) Advertising
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) COBOL Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Support
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) JPA
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) Servlets
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Mainframe
2 9 (26.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (17.65%) VSAM
4 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (2.94%) RIA
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 11 (32.35%) Wealth Management
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) COBOL
2 10 (29.41%) JCL
3 9 (26.47%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) REXX
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Netcool
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.82%) Ganglia
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) CA
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Teradata
6 1 (2.94%) Google