Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 551 604
Rank change year-on-year -18 +53 -121
Permanent jobs citing DB2 204 352 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.13% 1.48% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 176 289 236
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.71%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £33,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -13.04%

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 17,988 23,779 31,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.17% 28.10% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14,820 19,506 26,540
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +5.05% +4.21%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +19 105 £60,000 +4.35% 13
North of England 0 38 £46,000 +8.24% 6
Yorkshire +24 26 £46,000 +24.32% 2
Midlands -5 23 £46,000 -8.00%
Scotland +17 14 £55,000 -26.67% 5
West Midlands -8 14 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -1 12 £54,743 +9.49% 3
East Midlands +27 9 £46,000 +8.24%
Northern Ireland - 7 £45,000 -
East of England +55 6 £62,000 +18.10% 3
South West +26 6 £58,000 -10.77% 3
Wales -10 5 £75,000 +100.00% 2
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 155 (75.98%) Java
2 132 (64.71%) SQL
3 87 (42.65%) Oracle
4 84 (41.18%) Finance
5 76 (37.25%) Mainframe
6 73 (35.78%) IBM
7 69 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (31.37%) SQL Server
9 53 (25.98%) COBOL
10 50 (24.51%) WebSphere
11 47 (23.04%) AWS
12 46 (22.55%) Python
13 43 (21.08%) Linux
13 43 (21.08%) Git (software)
14 42 (20.59%) Azure
14 42 (20.59%) Jenkins
15 41 (20.10%) Scrum
16 38 (18.63%) Web Services
17 36 (17.65%) Retail
18 35 (17.16%) J2EE
19 34 (16.67%) DevOps
19 34 (16.67%) JIRA
20 33 (16.18%) Microservices
20 33 (16.18%) REST
20 33 (16.18%) C#
20 33 (16.18%) CICS
21 31 (15.20%) Spring
21 31 (15.20%) MySQL
21 31 (15.20%) Windows
21 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills

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 50 (24.51%) WebSphere
2 33 (16.18%) CICS
3 30 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 24 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (7.35%) Confluence
6 10 (4.90%) SAS
7 9 (4.41%) JBoss
8 8 (3.92%) Apache
8 8 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.94%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.96%) Liferay
10 4 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.47%) WildFly
12 2 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.98%) nginx
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Maximo
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.04%) AWS
2 42 (20.59%) Azure
3 12 (5.88%) PaaS
4 10 (4.90%) GCP
4 10 (4.90%) IaaS
4 10 (4.90%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.47%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (0.98%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Serverless
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.49%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.49%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) HTTP
2 6 (2.94%) ATM
2 6 (2.94%) DNS
2 6 (2.94%) SSL
2 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
3 2 (0.98%) FTP
3 2 (0.98%) MPLS
3 2 (0.98%) VPN
3 2 (0.98%) WAN
3 2 (0.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.49%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) Telnet
4 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.20%) MySQL
3 23 (11.27%) NoSQL
3 23 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (7.35%) Hadoop
6 15 (7.35%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.86%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.90%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.90%) Power BI
9 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.43%) OLAP
11 7 (3.43%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (3.43%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.43%) Star Schema
11 7 (3.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 43 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 42 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 34 (16.67%) JIRA
4 29 (14.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (13.24%) JUnit
6 25 (12.25%) Eclipse
7 21 (10.29%) Selenium
8 20 (9.80%) Maven
9 15 (7.35%) Cucumber
9 15 (7.35%) JMeter
9 15 (7.35%) Subversion
10 14 (6.86%) HP UFT
11 13 (6.37%) Ant
12 12 (5.88%) LoadRunner
13 11 (5.39%) IntelliJ
14 10 (4.90%) GitLab
15 9 (4.41%) SonarQube
16 8 (3.92%) Android Studio
16 8 (3.92%) git-flow
16 8 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 84 (41.18%) Finance
2 36 (17.65%) Retail
3 28 (13.73%) Banking
4 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.94%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Police
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (46.08%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.69%) Analyst
4 27 (13.24%) Architect
5 24 (11.76%) COBOL Developer
6 19 (9.31%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (9.31%) COBOL Analyst
6 19 (9.31%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 19 (9.31%) COBOL Programmer
6 19 (9.31%) Programmer
7 12 (5.88%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 12 (5.88%) Java Programmer
8 11 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.92%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.92%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.43%) Consultant
10 7 (3.43%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.43%) Database Developer
10 7 (3.43%) QA Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.63%) Web Services
2 35 (17.16%) J2EE
3 33 (16.18%) REST
4 31 (15.20%) Spring
5 30 (14.71%) XML
6 29 (14.22%) HTML
7 27 (13.24%) SOAP
8 24 (11.76%) Struts
9 23 (11.27%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.27%) JSON
10 22 (10.78%) Spring Boot
11 18 (8.82%) Hibernate
11 18 (8.82%) jQuery
11 18 (8.82%) Node.js
12 16 (7.84%) HTML5
13 14 (6.86%) JDBC
13 14 (6.86%) Kafka
14 12 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (5.39%) CSS
15 11 (5.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.25%) Mainframe
2 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (12.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (9.31%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (9.31%) User Experience
5 9 (4.41%) CMDB
6 8 (3.92%) PKI
7 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.45%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.96%) Clustering
8 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.49%) iSeries
11 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.08%) Linux
2 31 (15.20%) Windows
3 25 (12.25%) Unix
4 8 (3.92%) Android
4 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.94%) MVS
6 5 (2.45%) AIX
6 5 (2.45%) zOS
7 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.96%) VME
7 4 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.98%) HPUX
8 2 (0.98%) SUSE
9 1 (0.49%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) OS/400
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.10%) Scrum
3 34 (16.67%) DevOps
4 33 (16.18%) Microservices
5 30 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (12.25%) SDLC
8 24 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.29%) ETL
10 21 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (9.31%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.31%) Test Automation
12 18 (8.82%) PRINCE2
13 17 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (8.33%) ITIL
14 16 (7.84%) MVC
14 16 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (7.84%) UML
15 15 (7.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (75.98%) Java
2 132 (64.71%) SQL
3 53 (25.98%) COBOL
4 46 (22.55%) Python
5 33 (16.18%) C#
6 29 (14.22%) C++
7 26 (12.75%) Bash Shell
8 25 (12.25%) Perl
9 24 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 23 (11.27%) JCL
10 23 (11.27%) VB
11 22 (10.78%) C
12 16 (7.84%) Java 8
13 14 (6.86%) PL/SQL
14 12 (5.88%) Assembly Language
15 10 (4.90%) PL/1
15 10 (4.90%) REXX
16 8 (3.92%) Korn
16 8 (3.92%) Shell Script
16 8 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (10.78%) Degree
2 13 (6.37%) PMP
3 11 (5.39%) ISEB
3 11 (5.39%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.39%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.96%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.96%) MCP
5 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.96%) SAFe Agilist
6 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) HNC
7 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) IIBA
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.76%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) GDPR
3 3 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.49%) SEPA
4 1 (0.49%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (12.25%) Docker
2 11 (5.39%) ACF2
2 11 (5.39%) RACF
3 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.96%) Puppet
3 3 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.98%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.98%) Netcool
4 2 (0.98%) OpenView
4 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) nmon
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 87 (42.65%) Oracle
2 73 (35.78%) IBM
3 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.35%) HP
5 11 (5.39%) SAP
6 10 (4.90%) Sybase
7 9 (4.41%) Cognos
8 8 (3.92%) Jitterbit
8 8 (3.92%) Teradata
9 7 (3.43%) Blue Prism
9 7 (3.43%) Dynatrace
9 7 (3.43%) Xceptor
10 6 (2.94%) Splunk
10 6 (2.94%) Talend
11 5 (2.45%) hybris
11 5 (2.45%) Netezza
12 4 (1.96%) CA
12 4 (1.96%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.96%) Tableau
12 4 (1.96%) VMware