Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 706 645 714
Rank change year-on-year -61 +69 -177
Permanent jobs citing DB2 392 605 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 1.25% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 263 356 327
UK median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £47,960
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.91% +14.68% -12.80%
10th Percentile £41,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £47,960
% change year-on-year +3.81% +9.47% -8.65%

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 36,804 48,561 53,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.93% 29.47% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30,249 39,625 44,050
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -63 342 £60,000 +9.09% 31
UK excluding London +4 269 £54,500 +3.81% 19
South East +62 120 £56,250 +2.27% 4
London -29 119 £75,000 +15.38% 19
North of England +19 66 £54,493 +36.23% 3
North West +33 31 £61,000 +43.53% 1
Yorkshire +17 30 £46,000 +22.67% 2
Scotland -8 29 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Midlands -24 26 £45,500 -9.00% 3
Wales +23 18 £36,750 -2.00% 2
West Midlands -48 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +27 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +47 5 £43,000 -4.44% 1
North East +19 5 £65,000 +62.50%
South West +4 3 £54,893 -14.89%
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 228 (58.16%) SQL
2 176 (44.90%) SQL Server
3 169 (43.11%) IBM
4 168 (42.86%) Java
5 153 (39.03%) Finance
6 151 (38.52%) Oracle
7 145 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (29.34%) Linux
9 87 (22.19%) Relational Database
10 85 (21.68%) Microsoft
11 82 (20.92%) AWS
12 75 (19.13%) Mainframe
13 69 (17.60%) ITIL
14 68 (17.35%) Degree
14 68 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
15 67 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
16 62 (15.82%) Unix
17 61 (15.56%) Analytics
17 61 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (14.29%) WebSphere
19 54 (13.78%) Migration
19 54 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
20 51 (13.01%) SAP
20 51 (13.01%) Retail
21 50 (12.76%) Microservices
22 49 (12.50%) Scrum
23 48 (12.24%) Azure
24 47 (11.99%) Banking
24 47 (11.99%) Manufacturing
24 47 (11.99%) J2EE

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 56 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 45 (11.48%) CICS
3 22 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (3.32%) Confluence
6 10 (2.55%) SAS
7 8 (2.04%) Apache
8 7 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.28%) nginx
10 4 (1.02%) JBoss
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.77%) Luigi
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.51%) Liferay
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.51%) Unica
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Odoo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 82 (20.92%) AWS
2 48 (12.24%) Azure
3 29 (7.40%) Power Platform
4 20 (5.10%) GCP
4 20 (5.10%) SaaS
5 16 (4.08%) PaaS
6 11 (2.81%) GitHub
7 9 (2.30%) Office 365
8 3 (0.77%) IaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.51%) npm
9 2 (0.51%) NuGet
9 2 (0.51%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.26%) Akamai
10 1 (0.26%) Apigee
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.97%) LAN
1 43 (10.97%) WAN
2 30 (7.65%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (7.40%) PABX
3 29 (7.40%) VoIP
4 13 (3.32%) Firewall
5 12 (3.06%) SAN
6 10 (2.55%) VPN
6 10 (2.55%) Wireless
7 4 (1.02%) ATM
7 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.77%) HTTP
9 2 (0.51%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.51%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.51%) Telnet
9 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.26%) NAS
10 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 87 (22.19%) Relational Database
3 67 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 39 (9.95%) RDBMS
7 33 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (7.40%) Power BI
9 26 (6.63%) MySQL
9 26 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (5.87%) NoSQL
12 22 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (5.61%) Oracle Database
13 21 (5.36%) Big Data
14 20 (5.10%) Hadoop
15 19 (4.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (3.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 31 (7.91%) MSI
4 26 (6.63%) Ant
4 26 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (5.87%) Eclipse
5 23 (5.87%) JUnit
5 23 (5.87%) Maven
6 22 (5.61%) JIRA
7 14 (3.57%) Subversion
8 13 (3.32%) Selenium
9 12 (3.06%) Hudson
10 10 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.55%) IntelliJ
11 8 (2.04%) Android Studio
11 8 (2.04%) Gradle
11 8 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.79%) Mockito
13 5 (1.28%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 153 (39.03%) Finance
2 51 (13.01%) Retail
3 47 (11.99%) Banking
3 47 (11.99%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.59%) Front Office
4 18 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.02%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) Police
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (29.85%) Developer
2 72 (18.37%) Architect
3 61 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 58 (14.80%) Analyst
5 45 (11.48%) DBA
6 44 (11.22%) Technical Architect
7 37 (9.44%) DB2 DBA
8 33 (8.42%) COBOL Developer
9 28 (7.14%) Administrator
10 24 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 21 (5.36%) Support Analyst
11 21 (5.36%) Technical Leader
12 20 (5.10%) Consultant
13 16 (4.08%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.08%) SQL Developer
14 15 (3.83%) DB2 Administrator
15 14 (3.57%) COBOL Analyst
15 14 (3.57%) IT Architect
15 14 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.57%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.99%) J2EE
2 46 (11.73%) Spring
3 43 (10.97%) Web Services
4 39 (9.95%) XML
5 31 (7.91%) JSON
6 24 (6.12%) REST
7 23 (5.87%) Hibernate
8 22 (5.61%) .NET
8 22 (5.61%) HTML
9 21 (5.36%) Struts
10 20 (5.10%) SOAP
11 19 (4.85%) J2SE
12 18 (4.59%) Spring Boot
12 18 (4.59%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (4.34%) HTML5
14 16 (4.08%) AngularJS
15 15 (3.83%) CSS
15 15 (3.83%) LDAP
16 12 (3.06%) JDBC
16 12 (3.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.13%) Mainframe
2 68 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (11.73%) Data Centre
4 36 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (8.42%) Public Cloud
6 24 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 20 (5.10%) User Experience
8 19 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (4.34%) Reinsurance
10 15 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (3.83%) iSeries
10 15 (3.83%) Replication
11 14 (3.57%) AS400
11 14 (3.57%) Credit Risk
11 14 (3.57%) Derivative
11 14 (3.57%) Equities
11 14 (3.57%) Fixed Income
11 14 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (3.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 115 (29.34%) Linux
2 62 (15.82%) Unix
3 43 (10.97%) Windows
4 28 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.63%) MVS
6 22 (5.61%) AIX
7 12 (3.06%) Android
7 12 (3.06%) zOS
8 10 (2.55%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.53%) VME
11 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.77%) SUSE
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) HPUX
13 2 (0.51%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.60%) ITIL
3 61 (15.56%) Analytics
3 61 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (13.78%) Migration
5 50 (12.76%) Microservices
6 49 (12.50%) Scrum
7 45 (11.48%) Service Delivery
8 44 (11.22%) TOGAF
9 43 (10.97%) Service Management
10 42 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
11 39 (9.95%) DevOps
11 39 (9.95%) Mentoring
11 39 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (9.69%) Problem Management
13 36 (9.18%) Change Management
14 34 (8.67%) ETL
14 34 (8.67%) Project Management
15 33 (8.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 228 (58.16%) SQL
2 168 (42.86%) Java
3 46 (11.73%) Python
4 45 (11.48%) COBOL
5 43 (10.97%) JCL
6 30 (7.65%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 19 (4.85%) Java 8
9 18 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.83%) Perl
11 13 (3.32%) RPG
12 12 (3.06%) Groovy
12 12 (3.06%) Scala
13 11 (2.81%) C#
14 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.53%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.53%) VBA
15 5 (1.28%) C++
15 5 (1.28%) ES6
16 4 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (17.35%) Degree
2 31 (7.91%) AWS Certification
3 30 (7.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 20 (5.10%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.77%) GIAC
8 3 (0.77%) ISEB
8 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.77%) PMP
8 3 (0.77%) SANS
8 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) HNC
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.26%) CEH
10 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.46%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 43 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (7.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (3.57%) Docker
4 11 (2.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 10 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.04%) vSphere
7 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.26%) ACF2
11 1 (0.26%) RACF
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (8.67%) IBM BigFix
2 13 (3.32%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.79%) Netcool
4 5 (1.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.77%) SCCM
5 3 (0.77%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.51%) Nagios
6 2 (0.51%) nmon
6 2 (0.51%) OpenView
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) vRealize
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.26%) Control-M
7 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 169 (43.11%) IBM
2 151 (38.52%) Oracle
3 85 (21.68%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.01%) SAP
5 47 (11.99%) Citrix
6 46 (11.73%) VMware
7 36 (9.18%) Sybase
8 32 (8.16%) Aruba
9 27 (6.89%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.34%) Cognos
11 15 (3.83%) Teradata
12 11 (2.81%) Google
12 11 (2.81%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (2.81%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.55%) Talend
14 8 (2.04%) Tableau
15 7 (1.79%) Informatica
15 7 (1.79%) Paxata
15 7 (1.79%) Remedy
16 6 (1.53%) CA