Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 848 625 695
Rank change year-on-year -223 +70 -14
Permanent jobs citing DB2 214 103 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.65% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 151 79 298
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,125 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £81,688 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +12.75%

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 34,783 15,812 36,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.38% 28.28% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,511 13,534 30,629
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -177 199 £65,000 - 37
London -152 124 £70,000 -17.65% 15
UK excluding London -199 80 £60,000 - 20
Work from Home -229 39 £58,750 -4.08% 2
South East -136 30 £65,000 - 3
North of England -116 18 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Midlands -98 17 £60,000 +50.00% 3
North West -95 16 £45,000 -21.74% 7
West Midlands -82 15 £64,000 +60.00% 2
East of England -103 6 £57,500 -11.54% 2
South West -63 5 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Northern Ireland -43 2 £60,000 -
Scotland -70 2 £45,900 -11.73%
Yorkshire -82 2 £67,500 +80.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 104 (48.60%) SQL
2 92 (42.99%) Java
3 90 (42.06%) Oracle
4 77 (35.98%) Relational Database
5 71 (33.18%) SQL Server
6 67 (31.31%) Finance
7 66 (30.84%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (29.91%) Microsoft
9 59 (27.57%) Data Management
10 57 (26.64%) RDBMS
11 55 (25.70%) Azure
12 52 (24.30%) Unix
13 50 (23.36%) AWS
14 48 (22.43%) DevOps
14 48 (22.43%) Spring
15 47 (21.96%) Social Skills
16 46 (21.50%) IBM
17 43 (20.09%) Sybase
17 43 (20.09%) ETL
17 43 (20.09%) Jenkins
17 43 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (19.63%) Windows
18 42 (19.63%) Scrum
19 41 (19.16%) Git (software)
20 40 (18.69%) Computer Science
21 39 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (17.29%) Banking
22 37 (17.29%) Degree
23 36 (16.82%) Software Engineering

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 (7.94%) Apache Spark
1 17 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.07%) SAS
4 9 (4.21%) CICS
5 6 (2.80%) Apache
6 5 (2.34%) Confluence
7 4 (1.87%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.40%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.93%) GemFire
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.93%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.54%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.47%) BASE24
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.70%) Azure
2 50 (23.36%) AWS
3 29 (13.55%) Power Platform
4 25 (11.68%) GCP
5 9 (4.21%) GitHub
6 6 (2.80%) SaaS
7 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.87%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (1.87%) Azure Logic Apps
7 4 (1.87%) IaaS
7 4 (1.87%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (1.87%) PaaS
8 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.93%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.93%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.93%) Collibra
10 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.48%) Internet
1 16 (7.48%) WAN
2 15 (7.01%) LAN
3 8 (3.74%) Firewall
3 8 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.80%) SMS
5 5 (2.34%) SSL
5 5 (2.34%) Wireless
6 4 (1.87%) DHCP
6 4 (1.87%) DNS
6 4 (1.87%) HTTP
6 4 (1.87%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.87%) IPsec
6 4 (1.87%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.87%) MPLS
6 4 (1.87%) Network Security
6 4 (1.87%) NNTP
6 4 (1.87%) X.509
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (35.98%) Relational Database
2 71 (33.18%) SQL Server
3 66 (30.84%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (26.64%) RDBMS
5 33 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (13.55%) Hadoop
6 29 (13.55%) Power BI
7 25 (11.68%) MySQL
8 24 (11.21%) Big Data
9 22 (10.28%) Tableau
10 20 (9.35%) MongoDB
11 16 (7.48%) Data Mining
11 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (7.01%) MariaDB
12 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (6.07%) HBase
13 13 (6.07%) NoSQL
14 12 (5.61%) Apache Hive
14 12 (5.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 43 (20.09%) Jenkins
2 41 (19.16%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.02%) Eclipse
3 30 (14.02%) IntelliJ
4 23 (10.75%) Bitbucket Server
5 22 (10.28%) Gradle
6 13 (6.07%) JIRA
7 11 (5.14%) ERwin
8 10 (4.67%) IBM UrbanCode
9 9 (4.21%) Postman
10 8 (3.74%) Maven
10 8 (3.74%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.80%) GitLab
12 4 (1.87%) JUnit
12 4 (1.87%) Selenium
13 3 (1.40%) JIRA Agile
13 3 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.40%) webpack
13 3 (1.40%) Zephyr
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 47 (21.96%) Social Skills
3 37 (17.29%) Banking
4 35 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.88%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.54%) Public Sector
7 11 (5.14%) Retail
8 8 (3.74%) Retail Banking
9 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.34%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.40%) Front Office
12 3 (1.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.40%) Law
13 2 (0.93%) Games
13 2 (0.93%) Legal
13 2 (0.93%) Police
13 2 (0.93%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 65 (30.37%) Developer
2 50 (23.36%) Java Developer
3 35 (16.36%) Architect
4 34 (15.89%) Analyst
5 19 (8.88%) Data Analyst
6 16 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.54%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Data Architect
8 13 (6.07%) Data Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Data Quality Analyst
9 11 (5.14%) Quality Analyst
9 11 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.67%) DBA
10 10 (4.67%) Java Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.21%) Administrator
11 9 (4.21%) Programmer
12 8 (3.74%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.74%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.43%) Spring
2 29 (13.55%) Kafka
3 24 (11.21%) Spring Boot
4 23 (10.75%) .NET
5 22 (10.28%) REST
6 21 (9.81%) React
7 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.94%) Node.js
9 15 (7.01%) Hibernate
10 13 (6.07%) JSON
10 13 (6.07%) Web Services
11 11 (5.14%) SOAP
12 10 (4.67%) Middleware
13 9 (4.21%) RESTful
13 9 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (3.74%) CSS
14 8 (3.74%) HTML
15 7 (3.27%) J2EE
15 7 (3.27%) XML
16 6 (2.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Derivative
2 22 (10.28%) Data Structures
3 20 (9.35%) Mainframe
4 16 (7.48%) AS400
5 15 (7.01%) iSeries
6 12 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (5.14%) Data Centre
8 9 (4.21%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.27%) Online Banking
11 6 (2.80%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.80%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.34%) PKI
12 5 (2.34%) Reinsurance
13 4 (1.87%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.40%) Equities
15 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.30%) Unix
2 42 (19.63%) Windows
3 35 (16.36%) Linux
4 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.74%) Android
5 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.74%) zOS
6 7 (3.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.57%) Data Management
3 48 (22.43%) DevOps
4 43 (20.09%) ETL
4 43 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (19.63%) Scrum
6 40 (18.69%) Computer Science
7 39 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (16.82%) Software Engineering
9 34 (15.89%) Analytics
10 28 (13.08%) Data Modelling
10 28 (13.08%) TDD
11 25 (11.68%) Functional Programming
12 22 (10.28%) Build Automation
12 22 (10.28%) Data Science
12 22 (10.28%) Dependency Management
12 22 (10.28%) Inversion of Control
12 22 (10.28%) Regression Testing
12 22 (10.28%) Reverse Engineering
12 22 (10.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.60%) SQL
2 92 (42.99%) Java
3 34 (15.89%) Python
4 23 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.41%) VBA
6 15 (7.01%) Java 8
6 15 (7.01%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.01%) Scala
7 14 (6.54%) C
7 14 (6.54%) COBOL
8 13 (6.07%) C#
9 12 (5.61%) RPG
10 11 (5.14%) RPG/400
11 10 (4.67%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.74%) RPG IV
13 6 (2.80%) JCL
14 5 (2.34%) C++
14 5 (2.34%) R
14 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (17.29%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.74%) Master's Degree
4 8 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.74%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (3.27%) RHCA
5 7 (3.27%) SAS Certification
6 4 (1.87%) CISM
6 4 (1.87%) CISSP
6 4 (1.87%) SANS
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.55%) QA
2 18 (8.41%) GDPR
3 16 (7.48%) Data Quality
4 13 (6.07%) EMIR
4 13 (6.07%) MiFID
5 4 (1.87%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.87%) NIST
5 4 (1.87%) SLA
6 2 (0.93%) COBIT
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 20 (9.35%) Docker
2 10 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.74%) HDFS
3 8 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.27%) vSphere
5 4 (1.87%) OpenAM
5 4 (1.87%) OpenIDM
5 4 (1.87%) RACF
6 3 (1.40%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (11.21%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.80%) Terraform
3 4 (1.87%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.40%) Grafana
4 3 (1.40%) Istio
4 3 (1.40%) QRadar
5 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 2 (0.93%) nmon
5 2 (0.93%) vRealize
6 1 (0.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.47%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (42.06%) Oracle
2 64 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 46 (21.50%) IBM
4 43 (20.09%) Sybase
5 25 (11.68%) Google
6 17 (7.94%) Teradata
7 13 (6.07%) GoldenSource
8 12 (5.61%) Citrix
8 12 (5.61%) VMware
9 11 (5.14%) BiZZdesign
9 11 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.67%) Cisco
11 9 (4.21%) Splunk
12 8 (3.74%) Cognizant
12 8 (3.74%) Dell
12 8 (3.74%) SAP
13 7 (3.27%) Juniper
14 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (2.34%) F5
16 4 (1.87%) Xamarin