IBM DB2
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring DB2 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited DB2 over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 546 755 936
Rank change year-on-year +209 +181 -131
Permanent jobs citing DB2 393 165 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 0.84% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 92 99 185
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £38,850
25th Percentile £49,688 £46,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,126 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.85% +12.07%
75th Percentile £90,498 £72,326 £88,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £54,163 £58,000
% change year-on-year +29.24% -6.62% +16.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

DB2 falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,558 19,753 48,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.89% 21.36% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,633 12,748 20,937
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,725 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DB2.

Salary trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DB2 over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Top 14 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 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +225 360 £78,126 +30.21% 19
UK excluding London +143 330 £70,000 +29.24% 8
North of England +99 114 £75,000 +41.51% 4
Work from Home +56 95 £78,126 +25.00% 10
South East +46 94 £45,000 - 2
North West +51 92 £75,000 +41.51% 1
Midlands +29 82 £77,500 +15.67% 1
East Midlands +39 72 - -
London +120 63 £90,000 +44.00% 12
Scotland -53 33 £71,991 +12.43%
Yorkshire +76 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Midlands -11 10 £77,500 - 1
South West -42 7 £41,206 -22.73%
North East - 4 £78,126 - 1

DB2
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.05%) WebSphere
2 11 (2.80%) CICS
3 10 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.02%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.76%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) Liferay
6 2 (0.51%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 17 (4.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.53%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 267 (67.94%) Azure
2 251 (63.87%) IBM Cloud
3 125 (31.81%) Azure API Management
3 125 (31.81%) Azure DevOps
3 125 (31.81%) Azure Functions
3 125 (31.81%) Azure Logic Apps
3 125 (31.81%) Azure Service Bus
3 125 (31.81%) Serverless
4 55 (13.99%) AWS
5 31 (7.89%) GCP
6 12 (3.05%) Amazon ECR
6 12 (3.05%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (3.05%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.05%) OCI
6 12 (3.05%) OpenShift
6 12 (3.05%) Route 53
7 2 (0.51%) npm
7 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.54%) DSL
1 10 (2.54%) LAN
1 10 (2.54%) WAN
2 9 (2.29%) Multicast
3 8 (2.04%) Firewall
3 8 (2.04%) Wireless
4 5 (1.27%) VPN
5 4 (1.02%) HTTP
5 4 (1.02%) Unicast
5 4 (1.02%) VLAN
6 3 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (69.47%) MongoDB
2 239 (60.81%) NoSQL
2 239 (60.81%) PostgreSQL
3 157 (39.95%) Relational Database
4 79 (20.10%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (3.05%) BigQuery
5 12 (3.05%) Data Hub
5 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.05%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.54%) Big Data
6 10 (2.54%) Data Lake
6 10 (2.54%) Tableau
7 4 (1.02%) MySQL
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.51%) DTS
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.80%) ChangeMan
3 3 (0.76%) Protractor
4 2 (0.51%) Bower
4 2 (0.51%) gulp
4 2 (0.51%) Moq
4 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 268 (68.19%) Public Sector
2 151 (38.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 84 (21.37%) Finance
4 41 (10.43%) Social Skills
5 23 (5.85%) Banking
6 22 (5.60%) Financial Institution
7 21 (5.34%) Law
7 21 (5.34%) Marketing
8 19 (4.83%) Legal
9 15 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.54%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 141 (35.88%) Developer
2 135 (34.35%) Full Stack Developer
3 125 (31.81%) Azure Developer
4 114 (29.01%) Full Stack Engineer
5 110 (27.99%) Azure Engineer
6 34 (8.65%) Lead
7 27 (6.87%) Architect
8 19 (4.83%) Lead Architect
8 19 (4.83%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.58%) Senior
10 13 (3.31%) Audit Manager
10 13 (3.31%) IT Audit Manager
10 13 (3.31%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.05%) Mainframe Software Engineer
11 12 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.54%) Angular Developer
12 10 (2.54%) Database Engineer
12 10 (2.54%) Full Stack Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (64.63%) AngularJS
2 253 (64.38%) .NET
3 249 (63.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 248 (63.10%) HTML
5 243 (61.83%) Web Services
6 241 (61.32%) ASP.NET
6 241 (61.32%) ASP.NET Core
6 241 (61.32%) CSS
6 241 (61.32%) jQuery
6 241 (61.32%) React
6 241 (61.32%) REST
7 239 (60.81%) Backbone.js
7 239 (60.81%) Ember.js
7 239 (60.81%) Vue
8 129 (32.82%) Node.js
9 27 (6.87%) Spring
10 15 (3.82%) Angular 2
10 15 (3.82%) Spring Boot
11 13 (3.31%) Hibernate
12 12 (3.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 251 (63.87%) Blockchain
1 251 (63.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 239 (60.81%) Algorithms
2 239 (60.81%) Data Structures
3 126 (32.06%) e-Learning
4 41 (10.43%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.31%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.05%) Cyberattack
7 12 (3.05%) Data Fabric
8 11 (2.80%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.80%) VSAM
9 10 (2.54%) Cloud Native
9 10 (2.54%) Product Ownership
9 10 (2.54%) Replication
10 9 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.27%) Clustering
12 5 (1.27%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 302 (76.84%) Windows
2 298 (75.83%) Linux
3 239 (60.81%) Android
3 239 (60.81%) Apple iOS
4 38 (9.67%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.83%) Unix
6 14 (3.56%) zOS
7 9 (2.29%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.53%) AIX
10 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (70.48%) Artificial Intelligence
2 258 (65.65%) Design Patterns
3 252 (64.12%) Full Stack Development
4 249 (63.36%) User Experience
5 241 (61.32%) MVC
6 239 (60.81%) Co-Creation
6 239 (60.81%) Design Thinking
6 239 (60.81%) MVVM
6 239 (60.81%) OO
6 239 (60.81%) OOP
6 239 (60.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 239 (60.81%) SOLID
6 239 (60.81%) Web Development
7 175 (44.53%) Agile
8 155 (39.44%) Mentoring
9 145 (36.90%) Coaching
9 145 (36.90%) DevOps
10 125 (31.81%) API Management
10 125 (31.81%) Generative AI
11 114 (29.01%) Code Quality
Programming Languages
1 321 (81.68%) SQL
2 251 (63.87%) JavaScript
3 241 (61.32%) C#
4 184 (46.82%) Java
5 148 (37.66%) Python
6 13 (3.31%) COBOL
6 13 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.05%) JCL
7 12 (3.05%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.54%) Scala
9 7 (1.78%) RPG
10 3 (0.76%) Erlang
11 2 (0.51%) Go
11 2 (0.51%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (7.63%) Degree
2 17 (4.33%) CISA
3 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) RHCA
4 5 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.76%) OCP
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.09%) SLA
2 17 (4.33%) ITGC
2 17 (4.33%) PMO
3 4 (1.02%) COBIT
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.05%) Docker
2 11 (2.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (5.60%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.05%) Prometheus
2 12 (3.05%) Terraform
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) nmon
Vendors
1 300 (76.34%) IBM
2 259 (65.90%) Red Hat
3 95 (24.17%) Oracle
4 54 (13.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.60%) Databricks
5 22 (5.60%) Sybase
6 21 (5.34%) SAP
7 19 (4.83%) Google
8 17 (4.33%) Sage
9 12 (3.05%) Dynatrace
9 12 (3.05%) F5
10 10 (2.54%) Alteryx
10 10 (2.54%) Cognos
11 9 (2.29%) VMware
12 8 (2.04%) Citrix
13 7 (1.78%) Cisco
14 5 (1.27%) Juniper
15 2 (0.51%) OpenText
15 2 (0.51%) Pega
15 2 (0.51%) Sitecore