Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 798 625 719
Rank change year-on-year -173 +94 -50
Permanent jobs citing DB2 195 192 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.99% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 108 148 315
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,063 £41,350
25th Percentile £43,438 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.86% +21.74% +4.55%
75th Percentile £74,063 £82,500 £66,000
90th Percentile £85,375 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +13.04% +10.58%

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 31,597 19,478 40,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 27.55% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,164 15,995 33,502
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -154 182 £57,500 -17.86% 37
London -77 123 £62,500 -10.71% 13
UK excluding London -165 67 £50,000 -23.08% 28
Work from Home -238 25 £57,500 +17.95% 2
North of England -52 21 £50,000 +6.95% 8
North West -24 20 £50,000 -9.09% 8
South East -117 17 £63,750 -17.74% 8
Midlands -70 16 £44,000 -23.48% 7
West Midlands -60 13 £46,500 -19.13% 7
South West -59 5 £42,500 +17.24%
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -47 3 £36,500 -
Scotland -64 3 £46,700 +3.78% 4
Wales -27 1 - -
North East - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 108 (55.38%) Java
2 92 (47.18%) SQL
3 89 (45.64%) Oracle
4 86 (44.10%) Relational Database
5 73 (37.44%) Finance
6 71 (36.41%) Unix
7 66 (33.85%) Data Management
8 64 (32.82%) Spring
9 63 (32.31%) Git (software)
10 62 (31.79%) Banking
11 60 (30.77%) RDBMS
12 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
13 56 (28.72%) Jenkins
14 55 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
15 53 (27.18%) Scrum
16 52 (26.67%) AWS
16 52 (26.67%) QA
17 50 (25.64%) Sybase
18 49 (25.13%) IntelliJ
19 48 (24.62%) IBM
20 47 (24.10%) Social Skills
21 46 (23.59%) Windows
22 45 (23.08%) Eclipse
22 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
23 40 (20.51%) TDD
23 40 (20.51%) Gradle
24 38 (19.49%) Functional Programming
24 38 (19.49%) Software Engineering
24 38 (19.49%) Derivative
25 37 (18.97%) Bitbucket Server

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 17 (8.72%) Apache Spark
1 17 (8.72%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.67%) CICS
2 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.64%) SAS
4 9 (4.62%) Confluence
5 8 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.08%) Apache
7 4 (2.05%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.54%) JBoss
8 3 (1.54%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.51%) GemFire
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Maximo
1 4 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) BASE24
3 1 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.67%) AWS
2 36 (18.46%) Azure
3 30 (15.38%) GCP
4 24 (12.31%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.59%) GitHub
6 4 (2.05%) Collibra
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.03%) PaaS
7 2 (1.03%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.51%) dbt
8 1 (0.51%) Fivetran
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Internet
1 8 (4.10%) SMS
2 3 (1.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.03%) ATM
3 2 (1.03%) CHAP
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.10%) Relational Database
2 60 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
4 55 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (13.85%) Hadoop
7 24 (12.31%) MySQL
7 24 (12.31%) Power BI
8 19 (9.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (8.72%) Big Data
10 15 (7.69%) NoSQL
10 15 (7.69%) Tableau
11 13 (6.67%) HBase
11 13 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 12 (6.15%) Data Mining
13 11 (5.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 10 (5.13%) Apache Hive
14 10 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 63 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 56 (28.72%) Jenkins
3 49 (25.13%) IntelliJ
4 45 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 40 (20.51%) Gradle
6 37 (18.97%) Bitbucket Server
7 17 (8.72%) Maven
8 14 (7.18%) IBM UrbanCode
9 12 (6.15%) JUnit
10 11 (5.64%) JIRA
11 10 (5.13%) Postman
12 9 (4.62%) SoapUI
13 7 (3.59%) ClearQuest
13 7 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
15 3 (1.54%) ERwin
15 3 (1.54%) Mockito
15 3 (1.54%) Selenium
15 3 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 73 (37.44%) Finance
2 62 (31.79%) Banking
3 47 (24.10%) Social Skills
4 29 (14.87%) Investment Banking
5 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (7.69%) Retail
7 9 (4.62%) Front Office
8 8 (4.10%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (2.56%) Public Sector
10 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.54%) Law
12 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (45.64%) Developer
2 68 (34.87%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.23%) Analyst
4 17 (8.72%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Lead Java Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 12 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (6.15%) Java Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) Programmer
9 11 (5.64%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.13%) DBA
11 9 (4.62%) Architect
11 9 (4.62%) Data Quality Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Quality Analyst
12 8 (4.10%) Mainframe Developer
13 7 (3.59%) DB2 Developer
13 7 (3.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.82%) Spring
2 35 (17.95%) Spring Boot
3 28 (14.36%) Kafka
4 19 (9.74%) Java EE
4 19 (9.74%) SOAP
4 19 (9.74%) Web Services
5 18 (9.23%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.69%) Node.js
6 15 (7.69%) React
7 14 (7.18%) RESTful
8 12 (6.15%) REST
9 11 (5.64%) JSON
9 11 (5.64%) XML
10 10 (5.13%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.62%) .NET
12 7 (3.59%) JDBC
12 7 (3.59%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (3.59%) XML Schema
13 6 (3.08%) JAXB
14 5 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Derivative
2 22 (11.28%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.62%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.59%) Clustering
5 7 (3.59%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.59%) Online Banking
5 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.59%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.08%) User Experience
7 5 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.05%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.54%) AS400
9 3 (1.54%) Equities
9 3 (1.54%) iSeries
10 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.41%) Unix
2 46 (23.59%) Windows
3 19 (9.74%) Linux
4 10 (5.13%) zOS
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) OS/400
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.85%) Data Management
2 53 (27.18%) Scrum
3 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (20.51%) TDD
5 38 (19.49%) Functional Programming
5 38 (19.49%) Software Engineering
6 36 (18.46%) Build Automation
6 36 (18.46%) Dependency Management
6 36 (18.46%) Inversion of Control
6 36 (18.46%) Regression Testing
6 36 (18.46%) Reverse Engineering
7 32 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (14.36%) Analytics
8 28 (14.36%) ETL
9 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (12.31%) Computer Science
10 23 (11.79%) Data Modelling
11 20 (10.26%) DevOps
12 18 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (8.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (55.38%) Java
2 92 (47.18%) SQL
3 34 (17.44%) Python
4 20 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.69%) VBA
6 12 (6.15%) Perl
7 11 (5.64%) COBOL
7 11 (5.64%) JCL
8 8 (4.10%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.59%) Java 8
9 7 (3.59%) REXX
10 6 (3.08%) C
11 5 (2.56%) Scala
12 4 (2.05%) ABAP
12 4 (2.05%) RPG
12 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.54%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.54%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 15 (7.69%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.03%) CGEIT
5 2 (1.03%) CISA
5 2 (1.03%) CISM
5 2 (1.03%) CISSP
5 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) FFIEC
5 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.03%) OCP
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.03%) SANS
5 2 (1.03%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) HNC
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (26.67%) QA
2 24 (12.31%) EMIR
2 24 (12.31%) MiFID
3 14 (7.18%) GDPR
4 13 (6.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.54%) SLA
6 2 (1.03%) COBIT
6 2 (1.03%) NIST
7 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Docker
2 10 (5.13%) HDFS
3 9 (4.62%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.54%) RACF
7 2 (1.03%) KVM
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.08%) Istio
3 3 (1.54%) Ansible
3 3 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.54%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (1.54%) zSecure
4 2 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.51%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.51%) Netcool
5 1 (0.51%) OpenView
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
5 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (45.64%) Oracle
2 50 (25.64%) Sybase
3 48 (24.62%) IBM
4 19 (9.74%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.69%) Teradata
6 11 (5.64%) GoldenSource
7 10 (5.13%) Google
7 10 (5.13%) Splunk
8 8 (4.10%) VMware
9 7 (3.59%) SAP
10 5 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.56%) Cognos
11 4 (2.05%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.54%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.54%) BiZZdesign
12 3 (1.54%) Compuware
12 3 (1.54%) Talend
12 3 (1.54%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.03%) Citrix
13 2 (1.03%) Red Hat