Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 711 532 511
Rank change year-on-year -179 -21 -76
Permanent jobs citing DB2 503 848 1,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.94% 1.61% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 321 559 672
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +8.37%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +10.53% -

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 53,622 52,644 66,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.62% 29.97% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44,637 44,957 56,481
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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
England -197 440 £50,000 -11.11% 61
UK excluding London -115 346 £49,500 -5.71% 55
London -123 147 £50,000 -23.08% 18
South East -95 115 £52,500 -8.70% 13
North of England +34 114 £46,750 +16.88% 14
North West +18 98 £48,500 +21.25% 8
Scotland -36 44 £41,250 -45.00% 8
Midlands -68 41 £46,000 +2.22% 5
West Midlands -33 37 £46,750 +10.00% 1
East of England -18 17 £43,750 -20.45% 7
Yorkshire +19 16 £45,000 -0.55% 3
Wales +16 8 £38,750 -3.13% 3
South West -25 6 £46,000 +15.00% 4
East Midlands -14 4 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 with a requirement for DB2.

1 268 (53.28%) Oracle
2 239 (47.51%) SQL
3 233 (46.32%) Java
4 206 (40.95%) SQL Server
5 197 (39.17%) Linux
6 163 (32.41%) Finance
7 136 (27.04%) IBM
8 135 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (23.86%) Unix
10 108 (21.47%) Windows
11 104 (20.68%) Relational Database
12 95 (18.89%) JavaScript
13 94 (18.69%) Spring
14 92 (18.29%) MySQL
14 92 (18.29%) SDLC
15 87 (17.30%) Banking
16 85 (16.90%) Web Services
17 81 (16.10%) HTML
17 81 (16.10%) J2EE
17 81 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
18 75 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
19 72 (14.31%) Sybase
19 72 (14.31%) WebSphere
20 70 (13.92%) ETL
21 65 (12.92%) Mainframe
21 65 (12.92%) TDD
22 62 (12.33%) XML
23 61 (12.13%) ITIL
24 58 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (11.33%) COBOL

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 72 (14.31%) WebSphere
2 44 (8.75%) Tomcat
3 43 (8.55%) CICS
4 37 (7.36%) Apache
5 32 (6.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (5.37%) WebLogic
7 26 (5.17%) Confluence
8 22 (4.37%) SAS
9 19 (3.78%) JBoss
9 19 (3.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (2.39%) CMS
11 10 (1.99%) MQSeries
12 9 (1.79%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (1.79%) Oracle UPK
13 8 (1.59%) JCAPS
13 8 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.78%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 11 (2.19%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Magento
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.58%) IaaS
2 18 (3.58%) PaaS
3 16 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.39%) Route 53
5 12 (2.39%) SaaS
6 10 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) npm
8 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.96%) HTTP
2 22 (4.37%) Firewall
3 21 (4.17%) SAN
3 21 (4.17%) SSH
4 18 (3.58%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.38%) Internet
6 16 (3.18%) SSL
7 14 (2.78%) Kerberos
8 13 (2.58%) VPN
9 12 (2.39%) FTP
9 12 (2.39%) SNMP
10 9 (1.79%) DNS
11 8 (1.59%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.20%) ATM
12 1 (0.20%) Extranet
12 1 (0.20%) LAN
12 1 (0.20%) Network Security
12 1 (0.20%) SMS
12 1 (0.20%) WAN
12 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 104 (20.68%) Relational Database
3 92 (18.29%) MySQL
4 81 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (10.93%) RDBMS
6 51 (10.14%) MongoDB
7 46 (9.15%) BusinessObjects
7 46 (9.15%) Oracle Database
8 44 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (5.37%) Big Data
9 27 (5.37%) OLAP
10 26 (5.17%) Oracle OLAP
11 25 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (4.77%) Cognos Report Studio
13 23 (4.57%) NoSQL
14 21 (4.17%) DataStage
14 21 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
15 19 (3.78%) QlikView
16 18 (3.58%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 46 (9.15%) Jenkins
2 37 (7.36%) JUnit
3 34 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 33 (6.56%) JIRA
4 33 (6.56%) Subversion
5 30 (5.96%) Selenium
6 27 (5.37%) Cucumber
7 25 (4.97%) Maven
8 18 (3.58%) Ant
9 17 (3.38%) Eclipse
9 17 (3.38%) Mockito
10 16 (3.18%) Gradle
11 15 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.78%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.78%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.58%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (2.39%) Toad
15 11 (2.19%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 163 (32.41%) Finance
2 87 (17.30%) Banking
3 52 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 38 (7.55%) Retail
5 27 (5.37%) Financial Institution
6 22 (4.37%) Law
7 13 (2.58%) Advertising
8 10 (1.99%) German Language
8 10 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.79%) French Language
10 5 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.60%) Publishing
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (32.21%) Developer
2 86 (17.10%) Java Developer
3 62 (12.33%) Analyst
4 48 (9.54%) Architect
5 46 (9.15%) Consultant
6 28 (5.57%) Software Engineer
7 25 (4.97%) DB2 Developer
8 24 (4.77%) Applications Support
9 22 (4.37%) SQL Developer
10 21 (4.17%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.38%) Programmer
12 16 (3.18%) DBA
12 16 (3.18%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 14 (2.78%) DB2 Programmer
13 14 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (2.78%) Lead Architect
13 14 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
14 13 (2.58%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.69%) Spring
2 85 (16.90%) Web Services
3 81 (16.10%) HTML
3 81 (16.10%) J2EE
4 62 (12.33%) XML
5 54 (10.74%) Hibernate
6 49 (9.74%) REST
7 44 (8.75%) CSS
8 38 (7.55%) JSP
9 36 (7.16%) .NET
9 36 (7.16%) SOAP
10 35 (6.96%) AngularJS
11 33 (6.56%) EJB
12 31 (6.16%) JDBC
13 30 (5.96%) HTML5
14 28 (5.57%) JMS
14 28 (5.57%) LDAP
15 24 (4.77%) Servlets
16 23 (4.57%) jQuery
17 21 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.92%) Mainframe
2 58 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 17 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.98%) Clustering
8 14 (2.78%) User Experience
9 13 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (2.39%) DataPower
10 12 (2.39%) RIA
11 11 (2.19%) AS400
11 11 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.19%) PMI
12 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.59%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.59%) Replication
14 7 (1.39%) iSeries
14 7 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 197 (39.17%) Linux
2 120 (23.86%) Unix
3 108 (21.47%) Windows
4 41 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (7.16%) AIX
6 34 (6.76%) Solaris
7 21 (4.17%) zOS
8 16 (3.18%) HPUX
8 16 (3.18%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.99%) CentOS
10 5 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.20%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) MVS
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (18.29%) SDLC
3 75 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (13.92%) ETL
5 65 (12.92%) TDD
6 61 (12.13%) ITIL
7 56 (11.13%) Test Automation
8 54 (10.74%) Software Engineering
9 49 (9.74%) DevOps
9 49 (9.74%) SOA
10 43 (8.55%) Investment Management
11 42 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (8.15%) Risk Management
13 40 (7.95%) Analytics
14 39 (7.75%) Data Management
14 39 (7.75%) Waterfall
15 36 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (6.96%) MVC
16 35 (6.96%) Scrum
17 34 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (47.51%) SQL
2 233 (46.32%) Java
3 95 (18.89%) JavaScript
4 57 (11.33%) COBOL
5 44 (8.75%) Perl
6 35 (6.96%) Python
7 27 (5.37%) C#
8 26 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 25 (4.97%) C++
10 23 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.17%) PHP
12 20 (3.98%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.78%) JCL
15 12 (2.39%) Ruby
16 8 (1.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 7 (1.39%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.39%) C
17 7 (1.39%) REXX
17 7 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (7.36%) Degree
2 16 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (3.18%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.39%) OCP
7 3 (0.60%) ISEB
7 3 (0.60%) PMP
7 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.15%) QA
2 16 (3.18%) SLA
3 8 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) COSO
4 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (3.38%) Docker
2 14 (2.78%) iptables
3 13 (2.58%) Samba
4 12 (2.39%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.19%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.60%) HDFS
9 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.20%) RACF
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (6.56%) Tivoli
2 23 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.98%) Puppet
4 18 (3.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 14 (2.78%) Netcool
5 14 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
5 14 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (2.58%) Ansible
6 13 (2.58%) Cacti
6 13 (2.58%) Nagios
7 11 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (1.99%) SCOM
9 8 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.39%) Ganglia
10 7 (1.39%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.39%) Terraform
11 6 (1.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 5 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.99%) Kibana
Vendors
1 268 (53.28%) Oracle
2 136 (27.04%) IBM
3 72 (14.31%) Sybase
4 42 (8.35%) Cognos
5 33 (6.56%) Teradata
6 29 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 23 (4.57%) HP
8 21 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 20 (3.98%) EMC
9 20 (3.98%) NetApp
10 19 (3.78%) MicroStrategy
11 18 (3.58%) Netezza
12 17 (3.38%) SAP
13 16 (3.18%) Splunk
13 16 (3.18%) Sun
14 15 (2.98%) Hortonworks
14 15 (2.98%) JD Edwards
15 14 (2.78%) Brocade
16 12 (2.39%) Capita
16 12 (2.39%) Hitachi