Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 122 145
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 +24
Permanent jobs citing DB2 20 48 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 1.70% 0.091%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.43% 5.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 2
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +17.65%
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,750
% change year-on-year +6.51% +3.68% -4.12%

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 823 887 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.79% 31.44% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 674 737 641
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 6 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Chester -2 1 - - 1
Congleton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £41,000 -
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (55.00%) SQL
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 9 (45.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Unix
5 7 (35.00%) COBOL
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) CICS
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) JCL
8 4 (20.00%) VSAM
9 3 (15.00%) IMS/DB
9 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) Incident Management

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 6 (30.00%) CICS
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) IMS/DB
4 2 (10.00%) Blockchain
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) OLTP
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Easytrieve
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) SOAtest
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.00%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) EJB
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (20.00%) VSAM
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (5.00%) RIA
5 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) COBOL
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JCL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) REXX
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (10.00%) Chordiant
2 2 (10.00%) Cognizant
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Syncsort
3 1 (5.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata