Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 625 545
Rank change year-on-year +60 -80 -88
Permanent jobs citing DB2 298 277 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.36% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 182 198 234
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,730
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.99% -4.54%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,425 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,290 £48,500
% change year-on-year +0.37% +18.12% -8.06%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,922 28,206 31,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.62% 29.27% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17,809 23,591 26,410
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the UK excluding London

DB2
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for DB2 in the UK excluding London

DB2
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the UK excluding London

DB2
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
South East +87 138 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North of England +33 62 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Midlands +26 35 £44,000 -12.00%
North West +29 31 £61,000 +23.23% 3
Yorkshire +15 26 £52,000 +60.00% 4
Scotland -21 24 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Wales +26 20 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +27 17 £47,250 +13.04%
West Midlands +3 17 £44,000 -22.12%
East of England +62 15 £54,000 +16.13%
North East +24 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 - 1
South West -4 1 £51,786 -15.11% 5
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for DB2.

1 158 (53.02%) SQL
2 141 (47.32%) IBM
3 137 (45.97%) Java
4 126 (42.28%) Oracle
5 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (40.60%) SQL Server
7 102 (34.23%) Finance
8 81 (27.18%) Linux
9 80 (26.85%) Microsoft
10 79 (26.51%) Mainframe
11 73 (24.50%) Problem-Solving
12 70 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (23.15%) COBOL
14 63 (21.14%) ITIL
14 63 (21.14%) Degree
15 62 (20.81%) JCL
16 60 (20.13%) Relational Database
17 58 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (18.79%) CICS
19 54 (18.12%) Self-Motivation
20 52 (17.45%) Web Services
21 49 (16.44%) Git (software)
21 49 (16.44%) Jenkins
22 44 (14.77%) Service Delivery
23 43 (14.43%) SAP
24 42 (14.09%) Unix
24 42 (14.09%) Manufacturing
24 42 (14.09%) TOGAF
24 42 (14.09%) Public Cloud
25 41 (13.76%) Retail

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 56 (18.79%) CICS
2 38 (12.75%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.68%) Apache
6 7 (2.35%) SAS
7 6 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.01%) Confluence
8 5 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.34%) CMS
9 4 (1.34%) IIS
9 4 (1.34%) Liferay
9 4 (1.34%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.01%) nginx
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.67%) JBoss
12 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.67%) Unica
2 1 (0.34%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 58 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.05%) SaaS
4 18 (6.04%) PaaS
5 13 (4.36%) GitHub
6 8 (2.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 8 (2.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (2.35%) Office 365
8 5 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.68%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.67%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.07%) LAN
1 33 (11.07%) WAN
2 30 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (9.73%) PABX
3 29 (9.73%) VoIP
4 6 (2.01%) DHCP
4 6 (2.01%) DNS
5 5 (1.68%) ATM
5 5 (1.68%) Firewall
6 3 (1.01%) HTTP
7 2 (0.67%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.67%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) SMS
8 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (40.60%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.13%) Relational Database
3 37 (12.42%) MongoDB
4 31 (10.40%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (9.40%) MySQL
6 21 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (7.05%) Oracle Database
7 19 (6.38%) NoSQL
8 18 (6.04%) RDBMS
9 16 (5.37%) Informix
9 16 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (4.70%) Big Data
11 11 (3.69%) Hadoop
12 10 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (3.02%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.68%) Qlik Sense
14 8 (2.68%) QlikView
15 7 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (2.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 49 (16.44%) Git (software)
1 49 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 31 (10.40%) MSI
3 24 (8.05%) JIRA
3 24 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.38%) Selenium
5 19 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.70%) Ant
7 16 (5.37%) JUnit
8 12 (4.03%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.36%) Hudson
9 10 (3.36%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.35%) Maven
12 6 (2.01%) Mockito
12 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.68%) Gradle
13 5 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 102 (34.23%) Finance
2 42 (14.09%) Manufacturing
3 41 (13.76%) Retail
4 13 (4.36%) Banking
5 11 (3.69%) Marketing
6 4 (1.34%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Front Office
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (36.91%) Developer
2 54 (18.12%) Architect
3 40 (13.42%) Analyst
4 38 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 38 (12.75%) Technical Architect
5 35 (11.74%) COBOL Developer
5 35 (11.74%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.72%) DBA
7 25 (8.39%) COBOL Analyst
8 23 (7.72%) Analyst Programmer
8 23 (7.72%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 23 (7.72%) COBOL Programmer
8 23 (7.72%) Programmer
9 20 (6.71%) DB2 DBA
10 14 (4.70%) IT Architect
10 14 (4.70%) Mainframe Developer
10 14 (4.70%) Senior DB2 DBA
10 14 (4.70%) Senior DBA
11 13 (4.36%) Analyst Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.45%) Web Services
2 37 (12.42%) Spring
3 28 (9.40%) XML
4 26 (8.72%) JSON
5 25 (8.39%) J2EE
5 25 (8.39%) SOAP
6 23 (7.72%) Hibernate
7 18 (6.04%) REST
8 17 (5.70%) HTML
9 14 (4.70%) LDAP
10 13 (4.36%) TensorFlow
11 11 (3.69%) JMS
12 10 (3.36%) HTML5
12 10 (3.36%) Struts
13 9 (3.02%) CSS
14 8 (2.68%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.68%) Kafka
14 8 (2.68%) Visualforce
15 7 (2.35%) JDBC
15 7 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.51%) Mainframe
2 70 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (18.12%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (14.09%) Public Cloud
5 32 (10.74%) Data Centre
6 19 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (5.70%) Management Information System
7 17 (5.70%) VSAM
8 13 (4.36%) FMCG
9 12 (4.03%) User Experience
10 10 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (3.02%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (2.35%) HACMP
13 4 (1.34%) Cloud Native
14 3 (1.01%) Clustering
14 3 (1.01%) CMDB
14 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.01%) iSeries
15 2 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.18%) Linux
2 42 (14.09%) Unix
3 31 (10.40%) MVS
3 31 (10.40%) Windows
4 28 (9.40%) AIX
5 16 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.37%) zOS
6 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) VME
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) SUSE
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.50%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (21.14%) ITIL
4 44 (14.77%) Service Delivery
5 42 (14.09%) TOGAF
6 39 (13.09%) Analytics
7 38 (12.75%) DevOps
7 38 (12.75%) Migration
8 37 (12.42%) Problem Management
8 37 (12.42%) Project Management
8 37 (12.42%) Technical Architecture
9 36 (12.08%) Service Management
10 35 (11.74%) Mentoring
11 32 (10.74%) Architectural Design
11 32 (10.74%) Scrum
12 31 (10.40%) Application Packaging
13 30 (10.07%) Change Management
13 30 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (10.07%) Strategic Thinking
14 29 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (53.02%) SQL
2 137 (45.97%) Java
3 69 (23.15%) COBOL
4 62 (20.81%) JCL
5 20 (6.71%) Python
6 19 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.03%) Groovy
7 15 (5.03%) Perl
8 11 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.68%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.68%) Java 8
9 8 (2.68%) SOQL
10 7 (2.35%) C#
11 6 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.68%) Assembly Language
12 5 (1.68%) C++
12 5 (1.68%) VBA
13 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.01%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (21.14%) Degree
2 32 (10.74%) TOGAF Certification
3 29 (9.73%) AWS Certification
4 15 (5.03%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.36%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.01%) CEH
8 3 (1.01%) PMP
9 2 (0.67%) ISEB
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) MCSD
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.74%) QA
2 7 (2.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) GAMP
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (10.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (2.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.68%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.01%) Docker
8 2 (0.67%) HDFS
8 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (12.08%) IBM BigFix
2 15 (5.03%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.35%) Netcool
3 7 (2.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 7 (2.35%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
3 7 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (1.68%) Puppet
5 4 (1.34%) Terraform
6 2 (0.67%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.67%) Nagios
6 2 (0.67%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) SCCM
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 141 (47.32%) IBM
2 126 (42.28%) Oracle
3 80 (26.85%) Microsoft
4 43 (14.43%) SAP
5 37 (12.42%) VMware
6 33 (11.07%) Citrix
7 32 (10.74%) Aruba
8 16 (5.37%) Sybase
9 13 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (3.69%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.35%) Ab Initio
11 7 (2.35%) Cognos
11 7 (2.35%) Informatica
11 7 (2.35%) Teradata
12 6 (2.01%) HP
12 6 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.68%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.34%) ATG
14 4 (1.34%) Cognizant
14 4 (1.34%) Elastic Path