The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 60 65
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Permanent jobs citing DB2 20 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.54% 0.43% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.64% 1.23% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 7
Median salary £40,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.38% +10.52%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 188 162 222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.63% 34.84% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 168 119 194
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,650 £25,961
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,100 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing DB2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Lancashire

DB2
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for DB2 in Lancashire

DB2
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 20 £40,000 -
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 35 (97.22%) RPG
1 35 (97.22%) SQL
1 35 (97.22%) ERP
1 35 (97.22%) IBM
1 35 (97.22%) iSeries
2 32 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 32 (88.89%) SDLC
2 32 (88.89%) ITIL
2 32 (88.89%) AS400
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
3 20 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (8.33%) Logistics
4 3 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Scenario Testing

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Programmer
1 20 (55.56%) RPG Programmer
1 20 (55.56%) Senior Programmer
1 20 (55.56%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 16 (44.44%) Analyst
3 15 (41.67%) Support Analyst
4 13 (36.11%) Applications Support
4 13 (36.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (97.22%) iSeries
2 32 (88.89%) AS400
3 20 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) ERP
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (88.89%) ITIL
2 32 (88.89%) SDLC
2 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 32 (88.89%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) RPG
1 35 (97.22%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle