Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 682 660
Rank change year-on-year +39 -22 +81
Permanent jobs citing DB2 102 359 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 1.05% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 286 412
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,787 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,500 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £54,486 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% -0.94% +13.40%

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 17,188 34,234 43,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.51% 27.08% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14,397 28,378 36,250
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +66 90 £65,000 +8.33% 17
UK excluding London +59 65 £60,000 +10.12% 12
London +89 34 £85,000 +21.43% 7
South East +97 26 £65,000 +14.04%
Work from Home -42 14 £62,500 +25.00%
East of England +119 10 £65,000 +4.84%
North of England +57 10 £60,000 +27.66% 6
Midlands +74 8 £41,250 -10.33% 3
West Midlands +73 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
North West +68 6 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Scotland +29 5 £52,000 -21.51% 1
Yorkshire +32 4 £37,500 -18.48% 1
Northern Ireland +13 3 £30,000 -33.33% 1
South West +76 2 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Wales +39 1 £50,000 -39.39%

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 73 (71.57%) Java
2 58 (56.86%) SQL
3 47 (46.08%) Oracle
4 43 (42.16%) IBM
5 39 (38.24%) Finance
6 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
8 29 (28.43%) Python
9 26 (25.49%) DevOps
10 25 (24.51%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (20.59%) Azure
13 20 (19.61%) .NET
14 19 (18.63%) Unix
14 19 (18.63%) Java EE
15 18 (17.65%) MySQL
15 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
16 17 (16.67%) Perl
16 17 (16.67%) ERP
16 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 17 (16.67%) ServiceNow
16 17 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
17 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (15.69%) JSON
17 16 (15.69%) QA
17 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (14.71%) JIRA

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 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.71%) Confluence
3 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.80%) SAS
6 9 (8.82%) IIS
7 8 (7.84%) MQSeries
8 5 (4.90%) JBoss
9 3 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (2.94%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.96%) Apache
10 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.98%) CICS
11 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.98%) Gentran
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (7.84%) SAP GTS
2 4 (3.92%) Maximo
3 3 (2.94%) Magento
3 3 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.96%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.96%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Azure
2 13 (12.75%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (10.78%) Power Platform
4 10 (9.80%) AWS
5 9 (8.82%) IaaS
5 9 (8.82%) PaaS
5 9 (8.82%) SaaS
6 8 (7.84%) GCP
7 7 (6.86%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.98%) GitHub
8 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) AMQP
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.65%) MySQL
3 15 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 13 (12.75%) RDBMS
5 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (10.78%) Power BI
6 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.84%) QlikView
7 7 (6.86%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (5.88%) DataStage
8 6 (5.88%) Tableau
9 5 (4.90%) BigQuery
9 5 (4.90%) Looker
9 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.71%) JIRA
3 11 (10.78%) Maven
4 9 (8.82%) Ant
4 9 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.88%) Selenium
6 4 (3.92%) JUnit
7 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.94%) JMeter
7 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.94%) Postman
7 3 (2.94%) Subversion
7 3 (2.94%) Toad
8 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 39 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.98%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
5 12 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 12 (11.76%) Java Development Manager
5 12 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.84%) ITSM Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Application Development Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Development Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.94%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.94%) RPG Programmer
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Development Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) .NET
2 19 (18.63%) Java EE
3 16 (15.69%) JSON
4 13 (12.75%) J2EE
5 12 (11.76%) RESTful
5 12 (11.76%) Spring
6 11 (10.78%) SOAP
7 9 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.82%) JAXB
7 9 (8.82%) JDBC
7 9 (8.82%) Web Services
8 7 (6.86%) HTML
8 7 (6.86%) Middleware
8 7 (6.86%) XML
9 6 (5.88%) Java SE
9 6 (5.88%) Pandas
9 6 (5.88%) REST
9 6 (5.88%) scikit-learn
9 6 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.76%) AS400
3 12 (11.76%) iSeries
4 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.88%) Derivative
6 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (5.88%) SWIFT
6 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
7 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Unix
2 11 (10.78%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Debian
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) DevOps
2 25 (24.51%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 17 (16.67%) ERP
6 13 (12.75%) ETL
6 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.76%) Migration
7 12 (11.76%) Scrum
8 11 (10.78%) Analytics
8 11 (10.78%) Presales
9 10 (9.80%) ITIL
9 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.82%) BDD
10 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.82%) Microservices
10 9 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (71.57%) Java
2 58 (56.86%) SQL
3 29 (28.43%) Python
4 17 (16.67%) Perl
5 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.88%) RPG
7 6 (5.88%) X++
8 5 (4.90%) C
8 5 (4.90%) Java 8
8 5 (4.90%) R
9 4 (3.92%) C#
9 4 (3.92%) RPG III
9 4 (3.92%) RPG/400
10 3 (2.94%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.94%) Scala
10 3 (2.94%) SOQL
11 2 (1.96%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.94%) PhD
4 2 (1.96%) OCP
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) QA
2 8 (7.84%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) KVM
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) HDFS
3 1 (0.98%) NDS
3 1 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.92%) Ansible
2 4 (3.92%) Terraform
3 3 (2.94%) Kibana
3 3 (2.94%) Nessus
4 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.98%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Rancher
5 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (46.08%) Oracle
2 43 (42.16%) IBM
3 17 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.78%) TIBCO
6 10 (9.80%) CA
6 10 (9.80%) SAP
7 8 (7.84%) HP
7 8 (7.84%) Hyperion
7 8 (7.84%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (7.84%) Remedy
7 8 (7.84%) Siebel
8 7 (6.86%) Cognos
9 6 (5.88%) Google
9 6 (5.88%) Informatica
10 5 (4.90%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (4.90%) Talend
11 4 (3.92%) IFS
12 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.94%) Xerox