Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 651 537
Rank change year-on-year -6 -114 -104
Permanent jobs citing DB2 583 615 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 1.16% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 313 347 617
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £36,350 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%

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 53,265 53,202 61,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.64% 30.74% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43,563 44,973 52,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,127
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.82%

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 June 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 24 June 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 -32 512 £55,000 +10.00% 72
UK excluding London -83 298 £50,000 +5.26% 51
London +87 284 £65,000 - 29
North of England +9 82 £45,500 +13.75% 12
South East -56 77 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Scotland -21 62 £75,000 +57.89% 8
North West -15 59 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Midlands -47 36 £46,750 +1.63% 9
West Midlands -25 25 £48,750 +5.98% 8
East of England +7 23 £55,000 +21.55% 2
Yorkshire +33 20 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -10 11 £41,800 -1.65% 1
Wales +21 9 £50,000 +18.34%
South West -10 9 £61,000 +27.19% 8
North East - 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 333 (57.12%) Java
2 279 (47.86%) SQL
3 275 (47.17%) Finance
4 253 (43.40%) Oracle
5 245 (42.02%) Linux
6 202 (34.65%) Sybase
7 195 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
8 188 (32.25%) Problem-Solving
9 185 (31.73%) Banking
10 180 (30.87%) SQL Server
11 174 (29.85%) Relational Database
12 157 (26.93%) Investment Banking
13 152 (26.07%) Big Data
14 147 (25.21%) Unix
15 144 (24.70%) Spring
16 143 (24.53%) Investment Management
17 133 (22.81%) IBM
18 131 (22.47%) Financial Institution
19 129 (22.13%) Risk Management
20 126 (21.61%) Low Latency
21 123 (21.10%) MongoDB
22 122 (20.93%) SDLC
23 118 (20.24%) Cyberthreat
23 118 (20.24%) Strategic Thinking
23 118 (20.24%) Innovative Thinking
24 117 (20.07%) Python
25 115 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
26 113 (19.38%) Degree
27 104 (17.84%) Computer Science
28 103 (17.67%) RDBMS

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 68 (11.66%) WebSphere
2 46 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 36 (6.17%) CICS
4 34 (5.83%) Apache Spark
5 31 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 30 (5.15%) SAS
7 29 (4.97%) WebLogic
8 27 (4.63%) JBoss
9 26 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (3.60%) Confluence
11 20 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (3.09%) Apache
13 14 (2.40%) MQSeries
14 12 (2.06%) CMS
15 11 (1.89%) IIS
16 9 (1.54%) SharePoint
17 8 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
18 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
18 6 (1.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 23 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Magento
2 6 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.46%) SaaS
4 20 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (3.43%) IaaS
4 20 (3.43%) PaaS
5 12 (2.06%) npm
6 8 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.69%) GitHub
8 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.95%) HTTP
2 19 (3.26%) Internet
3 11 (1.89%) Firewall
4 9 (1.54%) DNS
5 8 (1.37%) SAN
6 7 (1.20%) SSH
7 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.86%) PuTTY
8 5 (0.86%) SSL
9 4 (0.69%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.34%) FTP
11 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 2 (0.34%) SMS
12 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (30.87%) SQL Server
2 174 (29.85%) Relational Database
3 152 (26.07%) Big Data
4 123 (21.10%) MongoDB
5 103 (17.67%) RDBMS
6 96 (16.47%) NoSQL
7 78 (13.38%) MySQL
8 68 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (10.46%) PostgreSQL
10 53 (9.09%) Hadoop
11 46 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
12 34 (5.83%) Sybase ASE
13 32 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (4.97%) Oracle Database
15 24 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (3.60%) Data Lake
17 21 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
18 20 (3.43%) Apache Hive
19 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (10.29%) JUnit
2 50 (8.58%) Subversion
3 46 (7.89%) Maven
4 42 (7.20%) Git (software)
5 36 (6.17%) Eclipse
5 36 (6.17%) JIRA
6 25 (4.29%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.77%) Selenium
8 21 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.92%) Visual Studio
10 16 (2.74%) Ant
10 16 (2.74%) Gradle
11 15 (2.57%) Mockito
12 14 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (2.23%) IntelliJ
14 12 (2.06%) gulp
15 10 (1.72%) ERwin
16 8 (1.37%) FitNesse
16 8 (1.37%) Log4j
16 8 (1.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 275 (47.17%) Finance
2 185 (31.73%) Banking
3 157 (26.93%) Investment Banking
4 131 (22.47%) Financial Institution
5 40 (6.86%) Retail
6 36 (6.17%) Front Office
7 12 (2.06%) Electronics
8 10 (1.72%) Law
9 8 (1.37%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 5 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (0.69%) Marketing
13 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (31.05%) Developer
2 106 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 72 (12.35%) Architect
4 59 (10.12%) Analyst
5 32 (5.49%) Software Engineer
6 30 (5.15%) Consultant
6 30 (5.15%) Data Engineer
7 26 (4.46%) DBA
8 22 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.60%) Lead Developer
9 21 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 21 (3.60%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.43%) Applications Support
11 19 (3.26%) Java Engineer
12 18 (3.09%) Administrator
12 18 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (2.57%) Test Engineer
13 15 (2.57%) WebSphere Developer
14 14 (2.40%) Applications Support Analyst
15 13 (2.23%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.70%) Spring
2 91 (15.61%) HTML
3 70 (12.01%) Web Services
4 66 (11.32%) AngularJS
5 64 (10.98%) .NET
5 64 (10.98%) J2EE
6 57 (9.78%) REST
7 55 (9.43%) XML
8 53 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 51 (8.75%) HTML5
10 44 (7.55%) RESTful
11 42 (7.20%) CSS
12 40 (6.86%) JMS
13 39 (6.69%) Kafka
14 33 (5.66%) SOAP
15 31 (5.32%) Middleware
16 27 (4.63%) JSP
17 26 (4.46%) EJB
18 24 (4.12%) JDBC
19 17 (2.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 118 (20.24%) Cyberthreat
2 115 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (17.84%) Computer Science
4 70 (12.01%) Mainframe
5 37 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (5.66%) Equities
7 31 (5.32%) Management Information System
8 29 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (4.80%) Data Structures
9 28 (4.80%) IBM Mainframe
10 24 (4.12%) Derivative
11 22 (3.77%) Data Centre
12 21 (3.60%) Hedge funds
12 21 (3.60%) Virtual Team
13 20 (3.43%) Fixed Income
13 20 (3.43%) Public Cloud
14 19 (3.26%) Client/Server
15 18 (3.09%) DataPower
16 17 (2.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 245 (42.02%) Linux
2 147 (25.21%) Unix
3 89 (15.27%) Windows
4 40 (6.86%) AIX
5 37 (6.35%) Solaris
6 30 (5.15%) HPUX
7 28 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.74%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.57%) zOS
10 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.69%) CentOS
12 4 (0.69%) Fedora
13 3 (0.51%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.17%) MVS
15 1 (0.17%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (32.25%) Problem-Solving
3 143 (24.53%) Investment Management
4 129 (22.13%) Risk Management
5 126 (21.61%) Low Latency
6 122 (20.93%) SDLC
7 118 (20.24%) Innovative Thinking
7 118 (20.24%) Strategic Thinking
8 98 (16.81%) OO
9 88 (15.09%) TDD
10 76 (13.04%) Analytics
10 76 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 72 (12.35%) DevOps
12 71 (12.18%) Test Automation
13 69 (11.84%) ETL
14 56 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (8.92%) Open Source
16 51 (8.75%) ITIL
17 50 (8.58%) Scrum
18 44 (7.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 333 (57.12%) Java
2 279 (47.86%) SQL
3 117 (20.07%) Python
4 95 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 95 (16.30%) Perl
5 81 (13.89%) C++
6 62 (10.63%) Java 8
7 57 (9.78%) COBOL
8 55 (9.43%) C#
9 44 (7.55%) Shell Script
10 39 (6.69%) C
11 29 (4.97%) Bash Shell
12 24 (4.12%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.26%) JCL
14 13 (2.23%) REXX
15 11 (1.89%) Erlang
15 11 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.72%) Scala
17 9 (1.54%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 113 (19.38%) Degree
2 53 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (2.40%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.03%) ISEB
7 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.69%) PMP
9 4 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.92%) QA
2 9 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.86%) GDPR
4 4 (0.69%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.34%) EMIR
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
5 2 (0.34%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) COSO
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (4.46%) HDFS
2 17 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.92%) Docker
3 12 (2.06%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.86%) RACF
6 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.51%) ACF2
7 3 (0.51%) Firmware
7 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 27 (4.63%) Tivoli
2 19 (3.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 17 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.74%) Puppet
5 14 (2.40%) Ansible
5 14 (2.40%) Kibana
6 11 (1.89%) HP ALM
7 7 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.03%) CA Endevor
9 5 (0.86%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.86%) Salt
10 4 (0.69%) Netcool
10 4 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.51%) SCOM
11 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 253 (43.40%) Oracle
2 202 (34.65%) Sybase
3 133 (22.81%) IBM
4 35 (6.00%) Teradata
5 30 (5.15%) Hortonworks
6 25 (4.29%) Netezza
7 23 (3.95%) SAP
8 22 (3.77%) HP
9 21 (3.60%) Microsoft
10 20 (3.43%) Cognos
11 19 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
12 16 (2.74%) Hitachi
12 16 (2.74%) Informatica
12 16 (2.74%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (2.40%) WorldPay
14 13 (2.23%) CA
15 12 (2.06%) Ab Initio
15 12 (2.06%) Cognizant
16 11 (1.89%) TIBCO