Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 652 670 527
Rank change year-on-year +18 -143 -67
Permanent jobs citing DB2 568 586 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 1.08% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 315 336 592
UK median annual salary £57,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.95% +16.67%

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 49,463 54,014 57,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.71% 30.57% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40,346 44,477 49,194
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +32 506 £56,500 +17.81% 76
UK excluding London -37 301 £55,000 +17.65% 63
London +97 260 £70,000 +21.74% 21
South East -28 80 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Midlands +41 76 £54,500 +12.37% 16
West Midlands +46 65 £55,000 +13.40% 6
Scotland -16 53 £60,000 +29.73% 5
North of England -28 47 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East of England +30 28 £46,500 +0.54% 5
North West -47 28 £48,000 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +37 16 £43,750 -12.50% 6
South West +17 13 £61,000 +27.19% 4
East Midlands +2 11 £41,800 +4.50% 10
Wales +9 4 £37,500 -10.71% 1
North East - 3 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 313 (55.11%) Java
2 276 (48.59%) SQL
3 262 (46.13%) Oracle
4 234 (41.20%) Finance
5 232 (40.85%) Linux
6 206 (36.27%) Problem-Solving
7 184 (32.39%) SQL Server
8 174 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
9 167 (29.40%) Banking
10 163 (28.70%) Unix
11 161 (28.35%) Sybase
12 152 (26.76%) Big Data
13 144 (25.35%) Relational Database
14 131 (23.06%) Investment Banking
15 128 (22.54%) Python
16 127 (22.36%) Financial Institution
17 123 (21.65%) Investment Management
18 122 (21.48%) MongoDB
19 121 (21.30%) Strategic Thinking
20 120 (21.13%) Low Latency
21 119 (20.95%) Risk Management
22 118 (20.77%) Cyberthreat
22 118 (20.77%) Innovative Thinking
23 117 (20.60%) SDLC
24 115 (20.25%) MySQL
25 108 (19.01%) NoSQL
26 104 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
26 104 (18.31%) Spring
27 101 (17.78%) Degree
28 98 (17.25%) HTML

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 48 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 42 (7.39%) JBoss
3 41 (7.22%) Apache Spark
3 41 (7.22%) WebLogic
4 40 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 30 (5.28%) CICS
6 26 (4.58%) Tomcat
7 22 (3.87%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (2.64%) SAS
10 11 (1.94%) NetWeaver
11 10 (1.76%) Apache
12 8 (1.41%) Confluence
12 8 (1.41%) IIS
12 8 (1.41%) Jetty
12 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Exstream
5 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 83 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.40%) SaaS
4 20 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.82%) IaaS
7 15 (2.64%) PaaS
8 13 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.58%) GitHub
9 9 (1.58%) npm
10 7 (1.23%) Office 365
11 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.70%) Route 53
12 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.87%) SSL
2 19 (3.35%) Internet
3 18 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.11%) HTTP
5 11 (1.94%) DNS
5 11 (1.94%) SAN
6 6 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.88%) Firewall
8 4 (0.70%) SSH
9 3 (0.53%) LAN
9 3 (0.53%) NAS
9 3 (0.53%) PABX
9 3 (0.53%) VoIP
9 3 (0.53%) VPN
9 3 (0.53%) WAN
10 2 (0.35%) ATM
10 2 (0.35%) FTP
10 2 (0.35%) Intranet
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 152 (26.76%) Big Data
3 144 (25.35%) Relational Database
4 122 (21.48%) MongoDB
5 115 (20.25%) MySQL
6 108 (19.01%) NoSQL
7 76 (13.38%) RDBMS
8 71 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (9.51%) Hadoop
10 52 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 32 (5.63%) Sybase ASE
13 19 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (2.99%) MemSQL
16 16 (2.82%) Flink
17 14 (2.46%) Apache Hive
18 13 (2.29%) Data Lake
18 13 (2.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (7.39%) Maven
2 41 (7.22%) JUnit
3 38 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 36 (6.34%) Subversion
5 33 (5.81%) Git (software)
6 24 (4.23%) Eclipse
7 21 (3.70%) JIRA
8 20 (3.52%) Selenium
9 17 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.29%) Gradle
11 12 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.94%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.58%) gulp
13 9 (1.58%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.41%) Ant
15 5 (0.88%) ClearCase
15 5 (0.88%) ERwin
15 5 (0.88%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 234 (41.20%) Finance
2 167 (29.40%) Banking
3 131 (23.06%) Investment Banking
4 127 (22.36%) Financial Institution
5 37 (6.51%) Front Office
6 29 (5.11%) Retail
7 14 (2.46%) Electronics
8 13 (2.29%) Marketing
9 11 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.76%) Back Office
11 6 (1.06%) Games
12 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.70%) Legal
13 4 (0.70%) Local Government
14 3 (0.53%) Law
15 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.18%) Advertising
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
16 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (27.11%) Developer
2 87 (15.32%) Java Developer
3 74 (13.03%) Architect
4 57 (10.04%) DBA
5 48 (8.45%) Administrator
6 37 (6.51%) Consultant
7 36 (6.34%) Analyst
8 25 (4.40%) Data Engineer
8 25 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.05%) Java Engineer
11 22 (3.87%) Technical Architect
12 21 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.52%) DB2 DBA
14 17 (2.99%) Cloud Developer
15 16 (2.82%) Database Architect
16 15 (2.64%) DB2 Administrator
17 14 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
18 13 (2.29%) Java Consultant
18 13 (2.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.31%) Spring
2 98 (17.25%) HTML
3 72 (12.68%) XML
4 68 (11.97%) Web Services
5 66 (11.62%) REST
6 61 (10.74%) CSS
7 60 (10.56%) AngularJS
8 56 (9.86%) .NET
8 56 (9.86%) HTML5
9 50 (8.80%) Hibernate
9 50 (8.80%) J2EE
10 47 (8.27%) Middleware
11 45 (7.92%) Kafka
12 41 (7.22%) RESTful
13 38 (6.69%) Java EE
14 33 (5.81%) JMS
14 33 (5.81%) SOAP
15 20 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (3.35%) JSP
16 19 (3.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 118 (20.77%) Cyberthreat
2 104 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (16.20%) Computer Science
4 57 (10.04%) Mainframe
5 48 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (7.04%) Equities
8 36 (6.34%) Management Information System
9 28 (4.93%) Data Structures
9 28 (4.93%) Derivative
9 28 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (3.35%) Fixed Income
11 18 (3.17%) Hedge funds
12 17 (2.99%) Client/Server
12 17 (2.99%) Public Cloud
12 17 (2.99%) Replication
12 17 (2.99%) Virtual Team
13 15 (2.64%) Data Centre
13 15 (2.64%) IBM Mainframe
14 14 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 232 (40.85%) Linux
2 163 (28.70%) Unix
3 97 (17.08%) Windows
4 49 (8.63%) AIX
5 26 (4.58%) Solaris
6 24 (4.23%) HPUX
7 23 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 19 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.23%) zOS
10 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.53%) OpenVMS
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.35%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (36.27%) Problem-Solving
2 174 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (21.65%) Investment Management
4 121 (21.30%) Strategic Thinking
5 120 (21.13%) Low Latency
6 119 (20.95%) Risk Management
7 118 (20.77%) Innovative Thinking
8 117 (20.60%) SDLC
9 88 (15.49%) TDD
10 82 (14.44%) OO
11 78 (13.73%) DevOps
12 73 (12.85%) Open Source
13 72 (12.68%) Analytics
14 69 (12.15%) Test Automation
15 68 (11.97%) Software Engineering
16 58 (10.21%) Microservices
17 54 (9.51%) High Availability
18 48 (8.45%) Scrum
19 44 (7.75%) SOA
20 43 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 313 (55.11%) Java
2 276 (48.59%) SQL
3 128 (22.54%) Python
4 89 (15.67%) JavaScript
5 78 (13.73%) Perl
6 73 (12.85%) C++
7 60 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 54 (9.51%) C#
9 51 (8.98%) Java 8
10 41 (7.22%) Bash Shell
11 39 (6.87%) C
12 38 (6.69%) COBOL
13 27 (4.75%) PL/SQL
14 25 (4.40%) PHP
15 21 (3.70%) JCL
16 20 (3.52%) Korn
16 20 (3.52%) VB.NET
17 16 (2.82%) REXX
18 13 (2.29%) T-SQL
19 12 (2.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 101 (17.78%) Degree
2 34 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.06%) ISEB
6 5 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.70%) PMP
7 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.35%) CISA
9 2 (0.35%) CISSP
9 2 (0.35%) MCSE
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.35%) RHCA
9 2 (0.35%) RHCE
9 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.18%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.11%) QA
2 12 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.76%) SLA
4 7 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.88%) GDPR
6 4 (0.70%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (5.28%) Docker
2 20 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.99%) HDFS
4 9 (1.58%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.88%) RACF
9 3 (0.53%) ACF2
9 3 (0.53%) Firmware
9 3 (0.53%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (5.99%) Ansible
2 32 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (5.28%) Puppet
4 12 (2.11%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.76%) Kibana
5 10 (1.76%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (1.23%) Terraform
7 7 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.06%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.06%) Salt
9 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (0.70%) CA Endevor
11 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.53%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.35%) Control-M
12 2 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 262 (46.13%) Oracle
2 161 (28.35%) Sybase
3 96 (16.90%) IBM
4 36 (6.34%) Microsoft
5 32 (5.63%) SAP
6 26 (4.58%) HP
7 24 (4.23%) VMware
8 23 (4.05%) Google
9 22 (3.87%) Cognizant
10 20 (3.52%) Teradata
11 19 (3.35%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.64%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.29%) Informatica
14 12 (2.11%) Chordiant
14 12 (2.11%) Cognos
14 12 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.76%) Netezza
15 10 (1.76%) SaltStack
16 8 (1.41%) Hortonworks
16 8 (1.41%) SolarWinds