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

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 654 677 744
Rank change year-on-year +23 +67 -171
Permanent jobs citing DB2 349 469 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 1.12% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 279 369 326
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,000 £75,000 £80,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,486 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.94% +10.00% -4.76%

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 31,291 42,023 54,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.71% 28.38% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25,575 34,511 45,391
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Top 16 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 2 April 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 +18 313 £62,500 +13.64% 30
UK excluding London -8 191 £54,486 -0.94% 24
London +108 146 £70,000 +22.81% 12
South East +40 108 £58,500 +0.86% 8
North of England +25 27 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Midlands +21 17 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Yorkshire +35 16 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Scotland +41 12 £38,750 -43.64% 5
West Midlands +15 11 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West +7 11 £55,000 - 2
South West +42 7 £47,750 -26.54% 5
Northern Ireland +24 7 £45,000 - 1
Wales -8 7 £75,000 +100.00%
East of England +45 6 £62,000 +14.81% 1
East Midlands +28 6 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Work from Home -16 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 219 (62.75%) SQL
2 198 (56.73%) Java
3 124 (35.53%) Finance
4 123 (35.24%) Oracle
5 114 (32.66%) SQL Server
6 103 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (28.65%) IBM
8 91 (26.07%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (24.93%) Mainframe
10 79 (22.64%) Python
11 72 (20.63%) XML
12 70 (20.06%) COBOL
13 66 (18.91%) Linux
14 65 (18.62%) AWS
15 63 (18.05%) Degree
15 63 (18.05%) ITIL
16 59 (16.91%) WebSphere
17 57 (16.33%) Azure
18 54 (15.47%) Migration
18 54 (15.47%) Scrum
19 52 (14.90%) Jenkins
20 51 (14.61%) .NET
21 50 (14.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 49 (14.04%) Banking
22 49 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
23 48 (13.75%) ETL
23 48 (13.75%) C++
23 48 (13.75%) Service Management
23 48 (13.75%) Computer Science
24 47 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 59 (16.91%) WebSphere
2 44 (12.61%) CICS
3 33 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (4.30%) Apache Spark
5 15 (4.30%) Confluence
6 14 (4.01%) SAS
7 12 (3.44%) Apache
7 12 (3.44%) JBoss
8 9 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.01%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.72%) IIS
10 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.15%) Liferay
12 4 (1.15%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.86%) WildFly
14 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.15%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.86%) Maximo
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.57%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.62%) AWS
2 57 (16.33%) Azure
3 17 (4.87%) PaaS
4 14 (4.01%) Power Platform
5 13 (3.72%) IaaS
6 9 (2.58%) GCP
7 6 (1.72%) BlazeMeter
8 5 (1.43%) SaaS
8 5 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.15%) Serverless
10 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.29%) HTTP
2 7 (2.01%) FTP
2 7 (2.01%) SSL
2 7 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.72%) ATM
3 6 (1.72%) DNS
3 6 (1.72%) Firewall
3 6 (1.72%) VPN
3 6 (1.72%) WAN
3 6 (1.72%) Wireless
4 5 (1.43%) SAN
5 4 (1.15%) LAN
6 2 (0.57%) MPLS
7 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (32.66%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 49 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (13.18%) Relational Database
6 39 (11.17%) MySQL
7 36 (10.32%) NoSQL
8 33 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (7.74%) Hadoop
10 25 (7.16%) Big Data
11 21 (6.02%) MongoDB
11 21 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (4.87%) Apache Hive
12 17 (4.87%) MS Access
13 15 (4.30%) Oracle Database
13 15 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (4.01%) Data Lake
14 14 (4.01%) OLAP
14 14 (4.01%) Oracle OLAP
14 14 (4.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (14.90%) Jenkins
2 47 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 40 (11.46%) JIRA
4 26 (7.45%) Selenium
5 19 (5.44%) Maven
5 19 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.16%) JMeter
6 18 (5.16%) JUnit
7 17 (4.87%) Cucumber
8 14 (4.01%) HP UFT
9 13 (3.72%) LoadRunner
10 11 (3.15%) GitLab
11 10 (2.87%) Eclipse
12 9 (2.58%) Ant
12 9 (2.58%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.29%) git-flow
13 8 (2.29%) Subversion
14 7 (2.01%) Appium
15 6 (1.72%) Hudson
16 5 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 124 (35.53%) Finance
2 49 (14.04%) Banking
3 34 (9.74%) Retail
4 8 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.43%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
7 3 (0.86%) Front Office
7 3 (0.86%) Retail Finance
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (30.09%) Developer
2 85 (24.36%) Analyst
3 53 (15.19%) Architect
4 41 (11.75%) Support Analyst
5 33 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 32 (9.17%) SQL Analyst
6 32 (9.17%) SQL Support Analyst
7 29 (8.31%) Administrator
8 23 (6.59%) Analyst Programmer
8 23 (6.59%) COBOL Analyst
8 23 (6.59%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 23 (6.59%) COBOL Programmer
8 23 (6.59%) Programmer
9 21 (6.02%) COBOL Developer
10 18 (5.16%) Applications Support
11 17 (4.87%) Data Engineer
11 17 (4.87%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.87%) Java Programmer
12 13 (3.72%) Automation Architect
12 13 (3.72%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.63%) XML
2 51 (14.61%) .NET
3 33 (9.46%) Spring
4 31 (8.88%) REST
5 30 (8.60%) SOAP
6 28 (8.02%) Web Services
7 26 (7.45%) HTML
8 25 (7.16%) J2EE
9 23 (6.59%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.59%) Kafka
10 20 (5.73%) Middleware
10 20 (5.73%) Node.js
11 19 (5.44%) JSON
11 19 (5.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 17 (4.87%) Spring Boot
13 16 (4.58%) Java EE
14 14 (4.01%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.15%) HTML5
15 11 (3.15%) jQuery
15 11 (3.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (26.07%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (24.93%) Mainframe
3 45 (12.89%) Reinsurance
4 41 (11.75%) AS400
4 41 (11.75%) iSeries
5 25 (7.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 23 (6.59%) User Experience
7 22 (6.30%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (3.15%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.58%) CMDB
10 8 (2.29%) PKI
11 7 (2.01%) Clustering
11 7 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.72%) Replication
12 6 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.91%) Linux
2 42 (12.03%) Unix
3 25 (7.16%) Windows
4 11 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.72%) AIX
6 5 (1.43%) Android
6 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.43%) MVS
6 5 (1.43%) zOS
7 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.15%) VME
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) OS/400
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.05%) ITIL
3 54 (15.47%) Migration
3 54 (15.47%) Scrum
4 48 (13.75%) Computer Science
4 48 (13.75%) ETL
4 48 (13.75%) Service Management
5 47 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (12.89%) DevOps
7 43 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (11.17%) Test Automation
8 39 (11.17%) Unit Testing
9 35 (10.03%) Software Engineering
10 33 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (9.17%) Data Security
11 32 (9.17%) Tech Ops
12 31 (8.88%) Analytics
13 26 (7.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 219 (62.75%) SQL
2 198 (56.73%) Java
3 79 (22.64%) Python
4 70 (20.06%) COBOL
5 48 (13.75%) C++
6 45 (12.89%) RPG
7 43 (12.32%) C
8 41 (11.75%) C#
9 37 (10.60%) VB
10 33 (9.46%) Bash Shell
11 31 (8.88%) Scala
12 30 (8.60%) JCL
13 29 (8.31%) Perl
14 26 (7.45%) JavaScript
15 19 (5.44%) VBA
16 18 (5.16%) Shell Script
17 16 (4.58%) Assembly Language
17 16 (4.58%) PL/1
17 16 (4.58%) PL/SQL
17 16 (4.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (18.05%) Degree
2 40 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.30%) ISTQB
4 17 (4.87%) PMP
5 15 (4.30%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.72%) ISEB
7 7 (2.01%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (1.72%) IIBA
8 6 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.15%) MCP
9 4 (1.15%) SAFe Agilist
9 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.86%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.29%) GCIA
12 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.46%) QA
2 7 (2.01%) GDPR
3 5 (1.43%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) COBIT
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) SEPA
6 1 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 21 (6.02%) Docker
2 14 (4.01%) RACF
3 13 (3.72%) ACF2
4 9 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.57%) LXC
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 9 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.01%) HP ALM
3 5 (1.43%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (1.43%) Puppet
4 4 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.15%) Oozie
5 3 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.86%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Netcool
7 1 (0.29%) OpenView
7 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.29%) SCCM
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (35.24%) Oracle
2 100 (28.65%) IBM
3 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.03%) ServiceNow
5 23 (6.59%) HP
6 18 (5.16%) Blue Prism
6 18 (5.16%) SAP
6 18 (5.16%) Xceptor
7 16 (4.58%) Teradata
8 12 (3.44%) CA
8 12 (3.44%) Informatica
9 11 (3.15%) Cognos
9 11 (3.15%) Sybase
9 11 (3.15%) Tableau
9 11 (3.15%) Talend
9 11 (3.15%) VMware
10 10 (2.87%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.58%) Google
11 9 (2.58%) Remedy
12 8 (2.29%) Jitterbit