Period
to 26 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 711 672 663
Rank change year-on-year -39 -9 -116
Permanent jobs citing DB2 412 586 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 1.10% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 278 314 344
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +11.68% -8.80%
10th Percentile £40,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%

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 40,119 53,402 53,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.77% 30.61% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32,794 43,686 45,135
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DB2.

Salary trend for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +6 388 £57,500 +4.55% 5
UK excluding London +47 295 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +98 153 £57,500 +4.55% 1
London -73 115 £61,500 -5.38% 3
North of England +7 58 £55,000 +20.88% 1
Midlands +27 40 £42,500 -9.09%
Yorkshire +18 29 £52,000 +15.56%
North West +3 28 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +27 22 £43,250 -11.28%
East of England +78 20 £54,000 +0.47%
East Midlands +43 17 £47,250 +13.04%
Wales +16 12 £39,250 -21.50%
Scotland -43 9 £51,250 -18.00% 1
North East +17 2 £100,000 +150.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 -
South West +16 1 £51,786 -15.11%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 226 (54.85%) SQL
2 198 (48.06%) Java
3 191 (46.36%) Oracle
4 186 (45.15%) SQL Server
5 156 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (36.89%) IBM
7 149 (36.17%) Finance
8 111 (26.94%) Microsoft
9 106 (25.73%) Linux
10 80 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
11 78 (18.93%) Mainframe
12 74 (17.96%) Web Services
13 73 (17.72%) COBOL
13 73 (17.72%) Relational Database
14 71 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
15 70 (16.99%) Amazon AWS
16 66 (16.02%) QA
17 63 (15.29%) SDLC
18 62 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
18 62 (15.05%) JCL
19 61 (14.81%) Degree
19 61 (14.81%) Software Engineering
20 60 (14.56%) Windows
21 59 (14.32%) XML
22 58 (14.08%) VMware
23 57 (13.83%) WebSphere
24 56 (13.59%) ITIL
24 56 (13.59%) MySQL
25 54 (13.11%) Test Automation
25 54 (13.11%) Data Warehouse

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 57 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 49 (11.89%) CICS
3 20 (4.85%) JBoss
3 20 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.88%) MQSeries
4 16 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.18%) Apache
5 9 (2.18%) IIS
5 9 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.94%) Confluence
7 7 (1.70%) SAS
8 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.97%) CMS
10 4 (0.97%) Documentum
10 4 (0.97%) Liferay
11 2 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.49%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.97%) Maximo
2 4 (0.97%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.97%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Odoo
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 70 (16.99%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.37%) SaaS
4 11 (2.67%) Office 365
4 11 (2.67%) PaaS
5 10 (2.43%) Power Platform
6 9 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.94%) GitHub
7 8 (1.94%) IaaS
7 8 (1.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 8 (1.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 6 (1.46%) npm
9 6 (1.46%) NuGet
10 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.28%) LAN
1 30 (7.28%) WAN
2 27 (6.55%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (6.31%) PABX
3 26 (6.31%) VoIP
4 14 (3.40%) DNS
5 13 (3.16%) DHCP
6 10 (2.43%) Firewall
7 7 (1.70%) SAN
8 6 (1.46%) ATM
8 6 (1.46%) HTTP
9 5 (1.21%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.73%) VLAN
11 3 (0.73%) VPN
12 2 (0.49%) FTP
12 2 (0.49%) Internet
12 2 (0.49%) SSH
12 2 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (45.15%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.72%) Relational Database
3 56 (13.59%) MySQL
4 54 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 31 (7.52%) RDBMS
7 27 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (6.31%) MongoDB
8 26 (6.31%) Oracle Database
9 23 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (4.61%) QlikView
12 18 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (3.88%) Big Data
14 14 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (2.91%) Hadoop
16 12 (2.91%) Informix
16 12 (2.91%) Qlik Sense
17 11 (2.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (6.80%) MSI
5 27 (6.55%) JIRA
6 26 (6.31%) Eclipse
6 26 (6.31%) Selenium
7 25 (6.07%) Ant
8 22 (5.34%) Cucumber
9 20 (4.85%) Maven
10 16 (3.88%) IntelliJ
11 15 (3.64%) JUnit
12 13 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (2.91%) TeamCity
14 10 (2.43%) Subversion
14 10 (2.43%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
16 6 (1.46%) Visual Studio
17 5 (1.21%) Mockito
18 4 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (36.17%) Finance
2 46 (11.17%) Retail
3 41 (9.95%) Manufacturing
4 38 (9.22%) Banking
5 9 (2.18%) Marketing
6 7 (1.70%) Front Office
6 7 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Legal
7 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 135 (32.77%) Developer
2 72 (17.48%) Analyst
3 56 (13.59%) Architect
4 55 (13.35%) Java Developer
5 38 (9.22%) Consultant
6 36 (8.74%) Technical Architect
7 35 (8.50%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.28%) COBOL Developer
9 26 (6.31%) Test Analyst
10 25 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (5.34%) Support Analyst
11 22 (5.34%) Technical Consultant
12 21 (5.10%) Financial Analyst
12 21 (5.10%) Service Analyst
13 20 (4.85%) Applications Support
14 19 (4.61%) COBOL Analyst
14 19 (4.61%) Mainframe Developer
15 18 (4.37%) COBOL Programmer
15 18 (4.37%) Senior Financial Analyst
15 18 (4.37%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.96%) Web Services
2 59 (14.32%) XML
3 36 (8.74%) .NET
4 33 (8.01%) JSON
5 32 (7.77%) SOAP
5 32 (7.77%) Spring
6 26 (6.31%) J2EE
7 25 (6.07%) HTML
8 23 (5.58%) JMS
9 21 (5.10%) REST
10 20 (4.85%) Hibernate
11 19 (4.61%) CSS
11 19 (4.61%) Middleware
12 16 (3.88%) HTML5
13 15 (3.64%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.43%) RESTful
15 8 (1.94%) Struts
15 8 (1.94%) Visualforce
16 7 (1.70%) J2SE
16 7 (1.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.93%) Mainframe
2 71 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (10.44%) Public Cloud
5 35 (8.50%) Data Centre
6 21 (5.10%) Mobile App
7 19 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (4.37%) Replication
9 17 (4.13%) User Experience
9 17 (4.13%) VSAM
10 14 (3.40%) AS400
10 14 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (3.16%) iSeries
12 12 (2.91%) FMCG
13 11 (2.67%) Reinsurance
14 9 (2.18%) IBM Mainframe
15 8 (1.94%) Clustering
15 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (1.70%) CMDB
16 7 (1.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.73%) Linux
2 60 (14.56%) Windows
3 46 (11.17%) Unix
4 33 (8.01%) Windows Server
5 30 (7.28%) AIX
6 25 (6.07%) MVS
7 23 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.64%) zOS
9 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.73%) Solaris
11 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) Android
12 2 (0.49%) SUSE
12 2 (0.49%) VME
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (15.29%) SDLC
4 61 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 56 (13.59%) ITIL
6 54 (13.11%) Test Automation
7 50 (12.14%) Migration
8 48 (11.65%) DevOps
9 47 (11.41%) ETL
9 47 (11.41%) Mentoring
10 44 (10.68%) Analytics
10 44 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (10.44%) Service Delivery
11 43 (10.44%) Waterfall
12 42 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
13 40 (9.71%) TOGAF
14 39 (9.47%) Data Modelling
14 39 (9.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (54.85%) SQL
2 198 (48.06%) Java
3 73 (17.72%) COBOL
4 62 (15.05%) JCL
5 46 (11.17%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.83%) Python
7 20 (4.85%) C#
8 18 (4.37%) Perl
8 18 (4.37%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.88%) C++
9 16 (3.88%) PHP
9 16 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.40%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.67%) RPG
13 10 (2.43%) VB
13 10 (2.43%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.18%) Groovy
15 8 (1.94%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.94%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 61 (14.81%) Degree
2 29 (7.04%) TOGAF Certification
3 26 (6.31%) AWS Certification
4 23 (5.58%) ISEB
4 23 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (4.37%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.21%) PMP
9 3 (0.73%) CEH
9 3 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.49%) GIAC
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.49%) SANS
10 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.24%) RHCE
11 1 (0.24%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.02%) QA
2 11 (2.67%) HL7
3 10 (2.43%) SLA
4 6 (1.46%) GAMP
4 6 (1.46%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (4.61%) Docker
4 15 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.18%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (1.21%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (0.73%) HDFS
10 3 (0.73%) oVirt
10 3 (0.73%) pfSense
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.24%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 33 (8.01%) IBM BigFix
2 15 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.67%) Puppet
4 9 (2.18%) Terraform
5 7 (1.70%) Netcool
5 7 (1.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 7 (1.70%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 7 (1.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.97%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.97%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.73%) SCCM
9 2 (0.49%) Ansible
9 2 (0.49%) SCOM
10 1 (0.24%) Automic
10 1 (0.24%) CASB
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 191 (46.36%) Oracle
2 152 (36.89%) IBM
3 111 (26.94%) Microsoft
4 58 (14.08%) VMware
5 52 (12.62%) SAP
6 30 (7.28%) Citrix
7 29 (7.04%) Aruba
8 26 (6.31%) Sybase
9 16 (3.88%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.16%) Ab Initio
10 13 (3.16%) Cognos
11 12 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.67%) HP
12 11 (2.67%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (2.18%) Teradata
14 8 (1.94%) Google
14 8 (1.94%) Talend
14 8 (1.94%) webMethods
15 5 (1.21%) Hortonworks