Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 128 133
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +35
Permanent jobs citing DB2 18 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 1.33% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 3.98% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 2
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -27.08% +17.65%
North West median annual salary £49,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.75% -33.33% +41.18%

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 893 905 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.82% 33.47% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 723 744 617
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -17 7 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Chester -3 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (61.11%) COBOL
2 10 (55.56%) CICS
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Mainframe
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) JCL
7 4 (22.22%) REXX
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) VSAM
7 4 (22.22%) IMS/DB
7 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Selenium
8 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Perl

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 10 (55.56%) CICS
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) IMS/DB
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) SOAtest
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Law
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Support
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) CICS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) VSAM
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Augmentation
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) KYC
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) COBOL
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JCL
4 4 (22.22%) REXX
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Endevor
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Syncsort
4 1 (5.56%) Talend