Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 691 535 455
Rank change year-on-year -156 -80 -44
Permanent jobs citing DB2 551 956 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 1.70% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 324 608 873
UK median annual salary £47,960 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.80% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,775
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,625 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,960 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.65% +16.67% -5.26%

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 53154 56190 69051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.50% 29.63% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43667 47838 58226
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the UK

DB2
Top 14 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 22 October 2017. 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 -186 481 £48,500 -11.82% 22
UK excluding London -103 368 £47,960 -8.65% 17
London -123 168 £50,000 -20.00% 9
South East -65 126 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +8 91 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West 0 78 £42,250 +3.68% 3
Midlands -10 69 £48,500 -7.62% 4
Scotland 0 61 £45,000 -40.00% 3
West Midlands -5 57 £50,000 -5.21% 4
East of England -32 14 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Yorkshire +11 13 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +16 12 £38,750 -18.42%
South West -20 10 £47,960 +11.53%
Wales +18 3 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DB2.

1 333 (60.44%) Oracle
2 321 (58.26%) SQL
3 249 (45.19%) SQL Server
4 228 (41.38%) Java
5 212 (38.48%) IBM
6 182 (33.03%) Linux
7 176 (31.94%) Finance
8 164 (29.76%) Unix
9 158 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (19.42%) SDLC
11 104 (18.87%) Windows
11 104 (18.87%) MySQL
12 99 (17.97%) JavaScript
13 95 (17.24%) XML
13 95 (17.24%) Relational Database
14 94 (17.06%) Web Services
15 88 (15.97%) WebSphere
16 87 (15.79%) ETL
17 81 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
17 81 (14.70%) Spring
18 79 (14.34%) Sybase
19 76 (13.79%) J2EE
20 74 (13.43%) Banking
21 66 (11.98%) Oracle Database
22 64 (11.62%) TDD
23 62 (11.25%) HTML
24 61 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
24 61 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
25 59 (10.71%) ITIL
26 58 (10.53%) Data Modelling

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 88 (15.97%) WebSphere
2 49 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 28 (5.08%) CICS
3 28 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (4.72%) Apache
4 26 (4.72%) JBoss
4 26 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (4.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 22 (3.99%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.27%) Oracle UPK
8 11 (2.00%) CMS
9 10 (1.81%) Confluence
10 9 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.45%) IIS
11 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.09%) MQSeries
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.09%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.73%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.36%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Exstream
7 1 (0.18%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (3.09%) IaaS
3 17 (3.09%) PaaS
4 11 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.00%) Route 53
5 7 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.09%) SaaS
7 5 (0.91%) GitHub
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.45%) Firewall
2 18 (3.27%) VPN
3 17 (3.09%) Internet
3 17 (3.09%) SSL
4 16 (2.90%) HTTP
5 14 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.18%) FTP
7 11 (2.00%) SNMP
8 8 (1.45%) DNS
8 8 (1.45%) WebEx
9 7 (1.27%) SAN
10 5 (0.91%) Network Security
10 5 (0.91%) VLAN
11 3 (0.54%) Broadband
11 3 (0.54%) LDAP
12 2 (0.36%) ATM
12 2 (0.36%) DHCP
12 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.36%) LAN
12 2 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (45.19%) SQL Server
2 104 (18.87%) MySQL
3 95 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 81 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (11.98%) Oracle Database
6 45 (8.17%) MongoDB
7 44 (7.99%) RDBMS
8 38 (6.90%) OLAP
8 38 (6.90%) Oracle OLAP
9 37 (6.72%) OLTP
10 29 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (4.72%) Hadoop
11 26 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
12 23 (4.17%) Power BI
13 22 (3.99%) QlikView
14 21 (3.81%) OLAP Cube
15 20 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (3.27%) DB2 UDB
16 18 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 36 (6.53%) JIRA
3 29 (5.26%) JUnit
4 25 (4.54%) Maven
5 23 (4.17%) Selenium
6 22 (3.99%) Git (software)
7 20 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (3.45%) Ant
9 17 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.09%) Visual Studio
10 16 (2.90%) Bitbucket
11 14 (2.54%) Mockito
11 14 (2.54%) Subversion
12 12 (2.18%) Gradle
13 11 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.00%) TestNG
13 11 (2.00%) Toad
14 9 (1.63%) ClearCase
14 9 (1.63%) Lombardi
14 9 (1.63%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (31.94%) Finance
2 74 (13.43%) Banking
3 41 (7.44%) Retail
4 18 (3.27%) Financial Institution
4 18 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.90%) German Language
6 15 (2.72%) French Language
7 12 (2.18%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.81%) Publishing
9 9 (1.63%) Law
9 9 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.09%) Front Office
12 5 (0.91%) Marketing
13 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.73%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.73%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.54%) Advertising
15 2 (0.36%) Local Government
15 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 178 (32.30%) Developer
2 76 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 70 (12.70%) Consultant
4 44 (7.99%) Analyst
5 43 (7.80%) Architect
6 38 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 34 (6.17%) Administrator
7 34 (6.17%) Applications Support
8 32 (5.81%) DBA
9 28 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (4.72%) Software Engineer
11 25 (4.54%) SQL Developer
12 24 (4.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 22 (3.99%) Oracle Developer
14 21 (3.81%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
15 18 (3.27%) JDE Consultant
15 18 (3.27%) Support Engineer
16 17 (3.09%) Professional Services Consultant
16 17 (3.09%) Support Analyst
17 15 (2.72%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (17.24%) XML
2 94 (17.06%) Web Services
3 81 (14.70%) Spring
4 76 (13.79%) J2EE
5 62 (11.25%) HTML
6 57 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 49 (8.89%) .NET
8 48 (8.71%) REST
9 41 (7.44%) CSS
10 38 (6.90%) SOAP
11 36 (6.53%) JMS
12 31 (5.63%) JSP
13 27 (4.90%) AngularJS
14 25 (4.54%) Servlets
15 23 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 20 (3.63%) JPA
17 18 (3.27%) jQuery
17 18 (3.27%) WebCenter
18 17 (3.09%) EDI
19 16 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.90%) AS400
3 34 (6.17%) Mainframe
4 27 (4.90%) iSeries
5 23 (4.17%) Fintech
5 23 (4.17%) Replication
6 22 (3.99%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.36%) Clustering
10 12 (2.18%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.81%) User Experience
13 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.45%) Equities
14 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.45%) PMI
14 8 (1.45%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.09%) CMDB
15 6 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 182 (33.03%) Linux
2 164 (29.76%) Unix
3 104 (18.87%) Windows
4 30 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.72%) AIX
6 23 (4.17%) Solaris
7 19 (3.45%) zOS
8 8 (1.45%) HPUX
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.27%) CentOS
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.54%) Android
11 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.36%) MVS
12 2 (0.36%) SUSE
12 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.18%) OS/400
13 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.42%) SDLC
3 87 (15.79%) ETL
4 64 (11.62%) TDD
5 61 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (10.71%) ITIL
7 58 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 54 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
10 49 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 43 (7.80%) Waterfall
12 41 (7.44%) SOA
12 41 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (7.26%) ETL Development
13 40 (7.26%) Test Automation
14 38 (6.90%) Scrum
15 37 (6.72%) Analytics
16 35 (6.35%) BDD
16 35 (6.35%) Dimensional Modelling
16 35 (6.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 321 (58.26%) SQL
2 228 (41.38%) Java
3 99 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.26%) Perl
5 43 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 38 (6.90%) Python
7 34 (6.17%) C#
8 32 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 31 (5.63%) COBOL
10 26 (4.72%) RPG
11 25 (4.54%) PHP
12 23 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.81%) C++
14 17 (3.09%) Korn
14 17 (3.09%) Scala
14 17 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.54%) Ruby
16 11 (2.00%) Assembly Language
17 9 (1.63%) JCL
18 8 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 42 (7.62%) Degree
2 22 (3.99%) Oracle Certification
3 15 (2.72%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.27%) OCP
6 7 (1.27%) PMP
7 6 (1.09%) ISEB
8 5 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.91%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.73%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.36%) RHCE
11 1 (0.18%) CITP
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.08%) SLA
2 26 (4.72%) QA
3 10 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.91%) MiFID
5 4 (0.73%) GDPR
5 4 (0.73%) SEPA
6 3 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.54%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (3.27%) Docker
1 18 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.36%) Firmware
7 2 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) ACF2
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.18%) RACF
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 37 (6.72%) Tivoli
2 22 (3.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 21 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.63%) Puppet
5 18 (3.27%) Ansible
6 9 (1.63%) Terraform
7 8 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.27%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.09%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.09%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.73%) Control-M
10 4 (0.73%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.54%) Nagios
11 3 (0.54%) Netcool
12 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 333 (60.44%) Oracle
2 212 (38.48%) IBM
3 79 (14.34%) Sybase
4 56 (10.16%) Microsoft
5 44 (7.99%) Cognos
6 28 (5.08%) SAP
6 28 (5.08%) VMware
7 27 (4.90%) Teradata
8 20 (3.63%) JD Edwards
8 20 (3.63%) Tableau
9 18 (3.27%) HP
10 16 (2.90%) EMC
11 15 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.54%) Sun
13 12 (2.18%) Cisco
13 12 (2.18%) NetApp
13 12 (2.18%) Remedy
13 12 (2.18%) TIBCO
14 11 (2.00%) Informatica
15 10 (1.81%) BMC