Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 613 707 659
Rank change year-on-year +94 -48 +4
Permanent jobs citing DB2 204 423 613
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.05% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 164 288 348
Median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +14.04%
10th Percentile £42,150 £41,100 £36,600
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +14.13%

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 20,180 40,226 53,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.13% 27.59% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16,462 32,992 43,658
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 2020. 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 +88 175 £70,000 +21.74% 7
UK excluding London +72 107 £60,000 +9.09% 14
London +146 84 £70,000 +13.82% 3
South East +76 67 £77,500 +34.78%
North of England +111 11 £46,000 -16.36% 2
Wales +25 11 £38,000 -5.00% 1
North West +87 7 £55,000 -
Midlands +84 7 £48,750 +10.80% 1
Scotland +83 7 £45,000 -21.74% 9
West Midlands +83 5 £48,750 +10.80% 1
Yorkshire +90 4 £46,000 -11.54% 1
Work from Home +56 4 £48,750 -7.14% 5
South West +103 2 £36,250 -30.00% 1
East of England +67 2 £67,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +59 2 - -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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.

1 124 (60.78%) SQL
2 103 (50.49%) Java
3 93 (45.59%) SQL Server
4 84 (41.18%) Oracle
5 64 (31.37%) ITIL
6 62 (30.39%) Finance
7 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (25.98%) AWS
9 49 (24.02%) Linux
10 47 (23.04%) Azure
11 45 (22.06%) IBM
12 43 (21.08%) Service Management
12 43 (21.08%) XML
12 43 (21.08%) .NET
13 41 (20.10%) Degree
14 40 (19.61%) WebSphere
14 40 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (19.61%) MySQL
14 40 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 40 (19.61%) Migration
15 39 (19.12%) Python
16 37 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (17.65%) ServiceNow
18 34 (16.67%) Unix
18 34 (16.67%) Mainframe
19 33 (16.18%) PaaS
20 32 (15.69%) Jenkins
20 32 (15.69%) ETL
21 30 (14.71%) Banking
21 30 (14.71%) Reinsurance

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 40 (19.61%) WebSphere
2 23 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 22 (10.78%) Apache Spark
4 19 (9.31%) CICS
5 18 (8.82%) IIS
6 16 (7.84%) SAS
7 12 (5.88%) Confluence
8 11 (5.39%) Apache
9 9 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (4.41%) WebLogic
10 8 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (2.94%) OpenStack
12 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Fuse
13 4 (1.96%) JBoss
13 4 (1.96%) MQSeries
13 4 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (1.47%) CMS
14 3 (1.47%) SilverStripe
14 3 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.47%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (6.37%) SAP GTS
3 6 (2.94%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.98%) AWS
2 47 (23.04%) Azure
3 33 (16.18%) PaaS
4 24 (11.76%) IaaS
5 16 (7.84%) SaaS
6 14 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (6.86%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
7 6 (2.94%) Serverless
8 5 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.45%) GCP
8 5 (2.45%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.47%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.98%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Logic Apps
12 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) FTP
2 5 (2.45%) SAN
2 5 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.96%) DNS
3 4 (1.96%) HTTP
3 4 (1.96%) SSL
4 3 (1.47%) Firewall
4 3 (1.47%) VPN
4 3 (1.47%) WAN
4 3 (1.47%) Wireless
5 2 (0.98%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (45.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.61%) MySQL
3 28 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
4 26 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (12.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (10.29%) NoSQL
6 21 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (9.31%) Hadoop
8 18 (8.82%) Data Lake
9 14 (6.86%) MongoDB
9 14 (6.86%) Oracle Database
9 14 (6.86%) Power BI
10 12 (5.88%) Big Data
10 12 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 11 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (4.90%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (4.41%) QlikView
14 8 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 27 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.24%) JIRA
3 16 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 16 (7.84%) Selenium
4 10 (4.90%) GitLab
4 10 (4.90%) JMeter
5 9 (4.41%) Maven
6 8 (3.92%) git-flow
6 8 (3.92%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.43%) Appium
8 5 (2.45%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.45%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.96%) JUnit
9 4 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.96%) Subversion
10 3 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (1.47%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 62 (30.39%) Finance
2 30 (14.71%) Banking
3 14 (6.86%) Retail
4 8 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.47%) Retail Finance
7 2 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (22.06%) Developer
2 38 (18.63%) Architect
3 34 (16.67%) Analyst
4 22 (10.78%) Administrator
4 22 (10.78%) SQL Analyst
4 22 (10.78%) SQL Support Analyst
4 22 (10.78%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.86%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.88%) Data Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.90%) DBA
9 9 (4.41%) Data Architect
10 8 (3.92%) Database Architect
10 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 8 (3.92%) Senior Data Engineer
10 8 (3.92%) Strategy Architect
11 7 (3.43%) ITSM Architect
11 7 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.08%) .NET
1 43 (21.08%) XML
2 23 (11.27%) Spring
3 19 (9.31%) Web Services
4 17 (8.33%) Kafka
5 16 (7.84%) HTML
6 15 (7.35%) REST
6 15 (7.35%) Spring Boot
7 13 (6.37%) J2EE
7 13 (6.37%) SOAP
8 12 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.88%) Node.js
9 10 (4.90%) JSON
10 9 (4.41%) Middleware
10 9 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (3.92%) CSS
11 8 (3.92%) NumPy
11 8 (3.92%) scikit-learn
11 8 (3.92%) SciPy
11 8 (3.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 30 (14.71%) Reinsurance
4 27 (13.24%) iSeries
5 26 (12.75%) AS400
6 11 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.43%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (3.43%) Replication
8 6 (2.94%) CMDB
9 5 (2.45%) User Experience
10 4 (1.96%) Clustering
10 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.96%) PKI
10 4 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.96%) VSAM
11 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.47%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.02%) Linux
2 34 (16.67%) Unix
3 29 (14.22%) Windows
4 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.45%) Android
5 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.96%) AIX
6 4 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.47%) zOS
8 1 (0.49%) OS/400
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.37%) ITIL
2 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.08%) Service Management
4 40 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (19.61%) Migration
5 37 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (15.69%) ETL
7 26 (12.75%) Computer Science
8 24 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 22 (10.78%) Data Security
9 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
9 22 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.78%) Tech Ops
9 22 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (10.29%) DevOps
11 20 (9.80%) Scrum
11 20 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 19 (9.31%) Performance Engineering
13 18 (8.82%) ITSM
13 18 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (60.78%) SQL
2 103 (50.49%) Java
3 39 (19.12%) Python
4 28 (13.73%) COBOL
5 27 (13.24%) C#
6 25 (12.25%) RPG
7 24 (11.76%) Scala
8 22 (10.78%) Bash Shell
9 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
10 18 (8.82%) JCL
11 16 (7.84%) C++
12 14 (6.86%) C
13 13 (6.37%) VB
14 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
15 10 (4.90%) Korn
16 9 (4.41%) Perl
17 7 (3.43%) Java 8
18 6 (2.94%) PL/1
18 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.96%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (20.10%) Degree
2 25 (12.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.47%) ISEB
6 3 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.47%) PMP
7 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) MCP
7 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) CISSP
8 1 (0.49%) GCIA
8 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) QA
2 14 (6.86%) COBIT
3 6 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.94%) SLA
4 4 (1.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.98%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) SEPA
6 1 (0.49%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.41%) Docker
3 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.96%) RACF
4 4 (1.96%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (1.47%) ACF2
5 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.98%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Ansible
1 9 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.92%) SCCM
3 6 (2.94%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.45%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (1.96%) Oozie
6 3 (1.47%) Terraform
7 2 (0.98%) Puppet
7 2 (0.98%) Rancher
8 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.49%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (41.18%) Oracle
2 45 (22.06%) IBM
3 36 (17.65%) ServiceNow
4 23 (11.27%) HP
5 19 (9.31%) CA
6 18 (8.82%) Remedy
7 16 (7.84%) SAP
8 15 (7.35%) VMware
9 14 (6.86%) Hyperion
9 14 (6.86%) Microsoft
9 14 (6.86%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (6.86%) Siebel
10 10 (4.90%) Cognos
10 10 (4.90%) Informatica
11 9 (4.41%) Teradata
12 8 (3.92%) Jitterbit
12 8 (3.92%) Netezza
13 5 (2.45%) Perfecto Mobile
13 5 (2.45%) Tableau
13 5 (2.45%) Talend