Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 513 475
Rank change year-on-year -187 -38 -52
Permanent jobs citing DB2 559 946 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 1.69% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 325 617 798
UK median annual salary £48,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.65% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £31,175
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,960 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.65% +10.53% +3.83%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 54460 56137 68974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.23% 29.67% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44807 47978 58120
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -190 485 £50,000 -9.09% 39
UK excluding London -96 381 £47,960 -8.65% 26
London -113 164 £50,000 -23.08% 17
South East -70 122 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North of England +26 107 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West -6 94 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +7 64 £36,250 -51.67% 3
Midlands -28 59 £48,500 -7.62% 1
West Midlands -21 47 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England -17 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +23 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £38,750 -22.50%
South West -6 10 £46,480 +16.20% 5
Wales +18 2 £35,750 -10.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for DB2.

1 347 (62.08%) Oracle
2 305 (54.56%) SQL
3 264 (47.23%) SQL Server
4 241 (43.11%) Java
5 195 (34.88%) IBM
6 186 (33.27%) Linux
7 161 (28.80%) Finance
8 154 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (27.37%) Unix
10 124 (22.18%) Windows
11 112 (20.04%) JavaScript
11 112 (20.04%) MySQL
12 108 (19.32%) Web Services
13 105 (18.78%) Relational Database
14 98 (17.53%) XML
15 97 (17.35%) SDLC
16 93 (16.64%) J2EE
17 89 (15.92%) Spring
18 87 (15.56%) WebSphere
19 84 (15.03%) Banking
19 84 (15.03%) ETL
20 78 (13.95%) HTML
20 78 (13.95%) TDD
21 77 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
22 72 (12.88%) Hibernate
23 68 (12.16%) Sybase
24 66 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
25 63 (11.27%) Jenkins
26 62 (11.09%) Oracle Database
27 60 (10.73%) Analytical Skills

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 87 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 47 (8.41%) WebLogic
3 41 (7.33%) Apache
4 37 (6.62%) CICS
5 33 (5.90%) Tomcat
6 29 (5.19%) JBoss
7 26 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 23 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (3.22%) Oracle UPK
11 15 (2.68%) Confluence
12 11 (1.97%) CMS
13 9 (1.61%) MQSeries
13 9 (1.61%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.43%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.25%) IIS
16 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
17 4 (0.72%) NetWeaver
18 3 (0.54%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.36%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 23 (4.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.07%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.72%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.36%) Magento
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Exstream
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
4 13 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.33%) Route 53
5 10 (1.79%) IaaS
5 10 (1.79%) PaaS
6 5 (0.89%) GitHub
7 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 3 (0.54%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.29%) Internet
2 20 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.40%) Firewall
3 19 (3.40%) HTTP
3 19 (3.40%) VPN
4 18 (3.22%) SAN
4 18 (3.22%) SSL
5 14 (2.50%) FTP
5 14 (2.50%) LDAP
6 13 (2.33%) Kerberos
6 13 (2.33%) SNMP
7 12 (2.15%) SSH
8 7 (1.25%) DNS
9 5 (0.89%) Network Security
9 5 (0.89%) WebEx
10 3 (0.54%) LAN
10 3 (0.54%) VLAN
10 3 (0.54%) WAN
11 2 (0.36%) ATM
11 2 (0.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (47.23%) SQL Server
2 112 (20.04%) MySQL
3 105 (18.78%) Relational Database
4 77 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (11.09%) Oracle Database
6 44 (7.87%) RDBMS
7 40 (7.16%) MongoDB
8 38 (6.80%) OLAP
8 38 (6.80%) Oracle OLAP
9 34 (6.08%) OLTP
10 30 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (3.94%) Hadoop
13 22 (3.94%) Power BI
13 22 (3.94%) QlikView
14 21 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
15 20 (3.58%) OLAP Cube
16 19 (3.40%) MariaDB
16 19 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.80%) JIRA
3 33 (5.90%) JUnit
4 29 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.01%) Selenium
6 25 (4.47%) Maven
7 24 (4.29%) Bitbucket
8 22 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.76%) Gradle
9 21 (3.76%) Subversion
10 18 (3.22%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.04%) Ant
11 17 (3.04%) Mockito
12 15 (2.68%) Jasmine
12 15 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.50%) TestNG
14 13 (2.33%) Toad
15 11 (1.97%) ClearCase
15 11 (1.97%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (28.80%) Finance
2 84 (15.03%) Banking
3 39 (6.98%) Retail
4 22 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.22%) German Language
6 17 (3.04%) French Language
7 16 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.33%) Law
8 13 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.97%) Advertising
10 9 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.07%) Front Office
11 6 (1.07%) Publishing
12 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.54%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.54%) Marketing
14 3 (0.54%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Billing
15 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (33.27%) Developer
2 88 (15.74%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.70%) Consultant
4 48 (8.59%) Analyst
5 40 (7.16%) Architect
6 34 (6.08%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.72%) DBA
8 28 (5.01%) Applications Support
9 26 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 26 (4.65%) SQL Developer
10 24 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (4.11%) Administrator
11 23 (4.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 21 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
13 20 (3.58%) JDE Consultant
13 20 (3.58%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
14 17 (3.04%) DB2 Developer
14 17 (3.04%) Professional Services Consultant
15 15 (2.68%) Data Warehouse Consultant
15 15 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.32%) Web Services
2 98 (17.53%) XML
3 93 (16.64%) J2EE
4 89 (15.92%) Spring
5 78 (13.95%) HTML
6 72 (12.88%) Hibernate
7 55 (9.84%) REST
8 52 (9.30%) CSS
9 45 (8.05%) JSP
10 44 (7.87%) .NET
10 44 (7.87%) SOAP
11 38 (6.80%) JMS
11 38 (6.80%) Servlets
12 37 (6.62%) AngularJS
13 29 (5.19%) EJB
14 27 (4.83%) jQuery
15 26 (4.65%) HTML5
16 23 (4.11%) Spring MVC
17 22 (3.94%) RESTful
18 21 (3.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.16%) Mainframe
3 28 (5.01%) AS400
4 22 (3.94%) Replication
5 18 (3.22%) User Experience
6 17 (3.04%) Clustering
7 14 (2.50%) Fintech
7 14 (2.50%) iSeries
8 13 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 13 (2.33%) RIA
9 12 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.97%) PMI
11 9 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.07%) Equities
14 5 (0.89%) DataPower
14 5 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 186 (33.27%) Linux
2 153 (27.37%) Unix
3 124 (22.18%) Windows
4 32 (5.72%) AIX
4 32 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (5.55%) Solaris
6 20 (3.58%) zOS
7 10 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.43%) CentOS
9 5 (0.89%) HPUX
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.36%) MVS
11 2 (0.36%) SUSE
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (17.35%) SDLC
3 84 (15.03%) ETL
4 78 (13.95%) TDD
5 66 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
8 51 (9.12%) Test Automation
9 50 (8.94%) Data Modelling
10 45 (8.05%) BDD
10 45 (8.05%) ITIL
10 45 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 42 (7.51%) SOA
12 40 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 37 (6.62%) MVC
15 36 (6.44%) Analytics
15 36 (6.44%) DevOps
16 35 (6.26%) Scrum
17 33 (5.90%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 305 (54.56%) SQL
2 241 (43.11%) Java
3 112 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.69%) Perl
5 39 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 38 (6.80%) COBOL
7 33 (5.90%) C#
8 31 (5.55%) PHP
9 29 (5.19%) Python
10 27 (4.83%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.47%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.86%) Scala
14 15 (2.68%) RPG
14 15 (2.68%) Ruby
15 13 (2.33%) Assembly Language
15 13 (2.33%) C++
16 9 (1.61%) JCL
17 7 (1.25%) Korn
18 6 (1.07%) REXX
Qualifications
1 30 (5.37%) Degree
2 20 (3.58%) Oracle Certification
3 14 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.25%) OCP
5 6 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.54%) PMP
8 3 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.36%) RHCE
10 1 (0.18%) CITP
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.37%) QA
1 30 (5.37%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.72%) GDPR
4 3 (0.54%) MiFID
4 3 (0.54%) SEPA
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (3.40%) Docker
2 12 (2.15%) iptables
2 12 (2.15%) Samba
3 11 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.54%) Firmware
8 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.36%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) GPFS
10 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 28 (5.01%) Tivoli
2 24 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.94%) Puppet
4 20 (3.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 16 (2.86%) Ansible
6 13 (2.33%) Nagios
7 12 (2.15%) Cacti
7 12 (2.15%) Oracle ZFS
7 12 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (1.61%) Terraform
9 8 (1.43%) Netcool
9 8 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.25%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.07%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.89%) SCOM
13 4 (0.72%) Ganglia
14 3 (0.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 347 (62.08%) Oracle
2 195 (34.88%) IBM
3 68 (12.16%) Sybase
4 58 (10.38%) Microsoft
5 44 (7.87%) Cognos
6 29 (5.19%) Teradata
7 28 (5.01%) SAP
8 25 (4.47%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.47%) Sun
9 24 (4.29%) JD Edwards
10 22 (3.94%) HP
11 21 (3.76%) EMC
12 19 (3.40%) NetApp
13 18 (3.22%) VMware
14 15 (2.68%) Tableau
15 12 (2.15%) Brocade
16 11 (1.97%) Chordiant
16 11 (1.97%) Informatica
16 11 (1.97%) Splunk
17 10 (1.79%) Remedy