Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 695 667
Rank change year-on-year +104 -28 +17
Permanent jobs citing DB2 116 417 568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 283 338
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +19.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +15.79%

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 14,104 37,647 49,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.32% 27.06% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,748 30,738 40,369
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 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 +138 96 £67,500 +17.39% 16
UK excluding London +128 74 £62,500 +13.64% 11
South East +114 37 £77,500 +34.78% 2
London +164 36 £75,000 +7.14% 5
Work from Home +54 13 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North of England +141 10 £60,000 -1.64% 1
Wales +36 9 £37,500 -2.60%
North West +108 8 £60,000 -1.64% 1
Midlands +123 7 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +94 7 £40,000 -15.79%
Scotland +85 5 £67,500 -
South West +142 3 £35,000 -32.41% 6
East of England +132 3 £75,000 +74.42% 2
Yorkshire +108 2 £45,000 -17.43%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 67 (57.76%) SQL Server
2 59 (50.86%) Java
2 59 (50.86%) SQL
3 53 (45.69%) Oracle
4 37 (31.90%) IBM
5 35 (30.17%) ITIL
6 34 (29.31%) MySQL
6 34 (29.31%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (29.31%) WebSphere
6 34 (29.31%) AWS
7 31 (26.72%) Azure
7 31 (26.72%) Finance
8 28 (24.14%) .NET
8 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (21.55%) Service Delivery
10 24 (20.69%) PaaS
11 23 (19.83%) Windows
11 23 (19.83%) ERP
12 22 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (18.97%) TOGAF
12 22 (18.97%) ServiceNow
13 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (17.24%) Service Management
14 20 (17.24%) Tomcat
14 20 (17.24%) Unix
14 20 (17.24%) Presales
14 20 (17.24%) Degree
14 20 (17.24%) Technical Leadership
15 19 (16.38%) IIS

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 34 (29.31%) WebSphere
2 20 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 19 (16.38%) IIS
3 19 (16.38%) SAS
4 11 (9.48%) Apache Spark
4 11 (9.48%) Confluence
4 11 (9.48%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.03%) CICS
6 6 (5.17%) Apache
6 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (2.59%) CMS
8 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.59%) SilverStripe
8 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.59%) WordPress
9 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.86%) Gentran
10 1 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 16 (13.79%) SAP GTS
2 5 (4.31%) Maximo
3 2 (1.72%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (1.72%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.31%) AWS
2 31 (26.72%) Azure
3 24 (20.69%) PaaS
4 17 (14.66%) IaaS
4 17 (14.66%) SaaS
5 16 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (10.34%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.31%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (3.45%) Serverless
9 3 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.72%) GCP
11 1 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.86%) GitHub
11 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.86%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) FTP
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.72%) SAN
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (57.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (29.31%) MySQL
3 22 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (11.21%) Hadoop
6 12 (10.34%) Power BI
7 10 (8.62%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.76%) Data Lake
9 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.17%) Big Data
10 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (5.17%) QlikView
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) JIRA
2 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) Maven
4 5 (4.31%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Ant
5 4 (3.45%) JMeter
6 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.72%) GitLab
7 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.72%) JUnit
7 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.72%) Toad
8 1 (0.86%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Architect
2 26 (22.41%) Developer
3 20 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (15.52%) Analyst
5 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.48%) ITSM Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.17%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) DBA
10 5 (4.31%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Programmer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) .NET
2 10 (8.62%) Kafka
3 9 (7.76%) Web Services
4 8 (6.90%) JSON
4 8 (6.90%) REST
4 8 (6.90%) XML
5 7 (6.03%) Spring
6 6 (5.17%) Java EE
6 6 (5.17%) SOAP
7 5 (4.31%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (4.31%) CSS
7 5 (4.31%) HTML
7 5 (4.31%) Middleware
8 4 (3.45%) JDBC
8 4 (3.45%) NumPy
8 4 (3.45%) Pandas
8 4 (3.45%) RESTful
8 4 (3.45%) scikit-learn
8 4 (3.45%) SciPy
8 4 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) iSeries
2 17 (14.66%) AS400
3 16 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.34%) Mainframe
6 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.03%) Reinsurance
8 5 (4.31%) SWIFT
9 4 (3.45%) Replication
9 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.72%) Clustering
11 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) Windows
3 20 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.59%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) zOS
6 2 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) ITIL
2 34 (29.31%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.55%) Service Delivery
5 23 (19.83%) ERP
6 22 (18.97%) TOGAF
7 20 (17.24%) Presales
7 20 (17.24%) Service Management
7 20 (17.24%) Technical Leadership
8 19 (16.38%) Migration
9 18 (15.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (14.66%) DevOps
10 17 (14.66%) ITSM
11 16 (13.79%) CMMI
11 16 (13.79%) CRM
11 16 (13.79%) E-business
11 16 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (13.79%) Performance Engineering
11 16 (13.79%) Project Management
11 16 (13.79%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.86%) Java
1 59 (50.86%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) Python
3 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.21%) Scala
5 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.62%) RPG
6 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.90%) COBOL
8 7 (6.03%) C#
9 6 (5.17%) C
9 6 (5.17%) JCL
9 6 (5.17%) Perl
10 5 (4.31%) RPG/400
11 4 (3.45%) Korn
11 4 (3.45%) RPG III
11 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.45%) X++
12 3 (2.59%) RPG IV
12 3 (2.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (2.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.86%) CISSP
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) COBIT
2 7 (6.03%) QA
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.17%) SLA
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.90%) Docker
3 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.72%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.86%) NDS
5 1 (0.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.76%) Ansible
3 8 (6.90%) SCCM
4 4 (3.45%) Terraform
5 2 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.72%) Nessus
5 2 (1.72%) Rancher
6 1 (0.86%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Oracle
2 37 (31.90%) IBM
3 22 (18.97%) ServiceNow
4 18 (15.52%) CA
4 18 (15.52%) SAP
5 16 (13.79%) HP
5 16 (13.79%) Hyperion
5 16 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
5 16 (13.79%) Remedy
5 16 (13.79%) Siebel
6 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.48%) VMware
8 6 (5.17%) Cognos
9 5 (4.31%) Teradata
10 4 (3.45%) IFS
10 4 (3.45%) Netezza
11 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.59%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.59%) TIBCO