Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 114 140
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 +36
Permanent jobs citing DB2 17 63 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.71% 2.00% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 6.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 2
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.50% -33.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,500 £40,425
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £58,275
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +16.25% +1.91%

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 692 969 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.09% 30.82% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 542 801 681
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -13 4 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Chester +17 1 - - 1
Wilmslow -12 1 £41,000 +1.23%
Congleton - 1 £55,000 -
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) VSAM
8 4 (23.53%) JCL
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) COBOL
9 3 (17.65%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) J2EE
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) CICS
9 3 (17.65%) REXX
9 3 (17.65%) Law
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (17.65%) DB2 UDB

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 3 (17.65%) CICS
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) MariaDB
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Blockchain
4 2 (11.76%) OLTP
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Easytrieve
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) SOAtest
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Digital Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 4 (23.53%) VSAM
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.88%) Fintech
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Physics
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Augmentation
3 2 (11.76%) Data Development
3 2 (11.76%) KYC
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) JCL
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) REXX
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
1 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio
2 2 (11.76%) Chordiant
2 2 (11.76%) Cognizant
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Syncsort
3 1 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata