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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 906 781 649
Rank change year-on-year -125 -132 +78
Permanent jobs citing DB2 312 140 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.57% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 177 83 216
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,350 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -9.80% +12.63%
75th Percentile £88,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £83,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -12.28% +3.64%

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 45,763 24,419 24,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.86% 26.48% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20,867 18,681 20,352
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +4.44%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -160 243 £65,000 +13.04% 27
London -216 135 £87,500 +29.63% 8
UK excluding London -91 124 £58,000 +16.00% 23
Work from Home -211 107 £58,000 +5.45% 10
South East -73 47 £58,000 +0.87% 2
North of England -85 23 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Scotland -40 19 £61,750 +30.00% 4
North West -74 18 £75,000 +50.00% 5
South West -8 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands -65 13 £67,000 +57.65% 3
East Midlands -22 8 £67,000 +83.56% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £48,750 - 4
Wales -35 4 £90,000 +140.00%
West Midlands -66 4 £67,000 +57.65% 2
East of England - 4 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 157 (50.32%) SQL
2 149 (47.76%) Java
3 136 (43.59%) Oracle
4 130 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 130 (41.67%) Agile
5 128 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 115 (36.86%) Social Skills
7 110 (35.26%) Relational Database
8 107 (34.29%) Finance
9 94 (30.13%) Problem-Solving
10 90 (28.85%) Spring
11 83 (26.60%) Banking
11 83 (26.60%) DevOps
12 81 (25.96%) GCP
13 77 (24.68%) Azure
14 74 (23.72%) AWS
14 74 (23.72%) Unix
15 70 (22.44%) Linux
16 69 (22.12%) Google
17 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
18 66 (21.15%) IBM
19 65 (20.83%) Data Management
20 62 (19.87%) CI/CD
21 60 (19.23%) RDBMS
21 60 (19.23%) Windows
22 59 (18.91%) JavaScript
23 58 (18.59%) MySQL
23 58 (18.59%) MongoDB
24 56 (17.95%) Python
25 53 (16.99%) React

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 33 (10.58%) WebSphere
2 28 (8.97%) Apache
3 19 (6.09%) Apache Spark
4 11 (3.53%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.24%) Confluence
7 7 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.60%) CICS
9 4 (1.28%) nginx
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.64%) CMS
11 2 (0.64%) IIS
11 2 (0.64%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.32%) JBoss
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Lawson
2 2 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 81 (25.96%) GCP
2 77 (24.68%) Azure
3 74 (23.72%) AWS
4 28 (8.97%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 23 (7.37%) SaaS
6 12 (3.85%) GitHub
7 11 (3.53%) PaaS
8 10 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (3.21%) IaaS
9 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.60%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (0.96%) Collibra
12 3 (0.96%) Snowflake
13 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.32%) Microsoft 365
14 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) DNS
2 2 (0.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.32%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.32%) IPsec
3 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.32%) LAN
3 1 (0.32%) NNTP
3 1 (0.32%) SAN
3 1 (0.32%) SSH
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) VPN
3 1 (0.32%) WAN
3 1 (0.32%) Wireless
3 1 (0.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 128 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 110 (35.26%) Relational Database
4 60 (19.23%) RDBMS
5 58 (18.59%) MongoDB
5 58 (18.59%) MySQL
6 46 (14.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (13.78%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (12.18%) Oracle Database
8 38 (12.18%) Redis
9 30 (9.62%) NoSQL
10 28 (8.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 28 (8.97%) Bigtable
11 26 (8.33%) Big Data
12 16 (5.13%) Hadoop
13 14 (4.49%) MariaDB
14 12 (3.85%) Adabas
14 12 (3.85%) HBase
14 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 49 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.26%) Eclipse
3 32 (10.26%) JIRA
4 29 (9.29%) IntelliJ
5 27 (8.65%) Bitbucket Server
5 27 (8.65%) Gradle
6 21 (6.73%) GitLab
7 18 (5.77%) Selenium
8 12 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 12 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
8 12 (3.85%) JUnit
8 12 (3.85%) webpack
9 11 (3.53%) ERwin
10 10 (3.21%) Mockito
11 9 (2.88%) Subversion
12 7 (2.24%) Maven
13 6 (1.92%) Ant
14 5 (1.60%) ClearCase
14 5 (1.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 115 (36.86%) Social Skills
2 107 (34.29%) Finance
3 83 (26.60%) Banking
4 43 (13.78%) Investment Banking
5 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (6.41%) Retail
7 8 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.60%) Front Office
10 5 (1.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (1.60%) Legal
11 4 (1.28%) Law
11 4 (1.28%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.96%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.64%) Marketing
14 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (28.21%) Developer
2 72 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.46%) Data Engineer
4 41 (13.14%) Architect
5 31 (9.94%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.05%) DBA
6 22 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (6.09%) Administrator
7 19 (6.09%) Lead Developer
7 19 (6.09%) Lead Java Developer
8 16 (5.13%) Analyst
8 16 (5.13%) Data Architect
9 14 (4.49%) Tivoli Specialist
10 13 (4.17%) AWS Developer
11 12 (3.85%) Test Specialist
12 11 (3.53%) DB2 DBA
12 11 (3.53%) Scala Developer
12 11 (3.53%) Senior Data Engineer
13 10 (3.21%) Backend Developer
13 10 (3.21%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (28.85%) Spring
2 53 (16.99%) React
2 53 (16.99%) Spring Boot
3 47 (15.06%) Node.js
4 46 (14.74%) RESTful
5 41 (13.14%) AngularJS
6 40 (12.82%) REST
7 32 (10.26%) .NET
7 32 (10.26%) Hibernate
7 32 (10.26%) HTML
8 29 (9.29%) JAX-RS
8 29 (9.29%) Vue.js
9 28 (8.97%) ASP.NET
9 28 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 28 (8.97%) CSS
9 28 (8.97%) Ionic Framework
9 28 (8.97%) jOOQ
9 28 (8.97%) Play Framework
10 27 (8.65%) Web Services
10 27 (8.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 31 (9.94%) Mobile App
3 29 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (8.97%) Derivative
5 23 (7.37%) Management Information System
6 22 (7.05%) Public Cloud
7 17 (5.45%) HACMP
8 15 (4.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 15 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (3.21%) Replication
10 9 (2.88%) Reinsurance
11 8 (2.56%) Cloud Native
12 7 (2.24%) Data Structures
12 7 (2.24%) Hedge funds
12 7 (2.24%) iSeries
13 4 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.28%) AS400
13 4 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.96%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.72%) Unix
2 70 (22.44%) Linux
3 60 (19.23%) Windows
4 29 (9.29%) Android
4 29 (9.29%) Apple iOS
4 29 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.73%) AIX
6 16 (5.13%) zOS
7 14 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (2.24%) MVS
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (41.67%) Agile
2 94 (30.13%) Problem-Solving
3 83 (26.60%) DevOps
4 65 (20.83%) Data Management
5 62 (19.87%) CI/CD
6 51 (16.35%) Microservices
7 50 (16.03%) Scrum
8 47 (15.06%) Mentoring
8 47 (15.06%) TDD
9 45 (14.42%) ETL
10 43 (13.78%) Software Engineering
11 42 (13.46%) MVC
12 37 (11.86%) Migration
12 37 (11.86%) OO
13 36 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
14 34 (10.90%) Data Modelling
15 30 (9.62%) Test Automation
16 29 (9.29%) Build Automation
16 29 (9.29%) Regression Testing
17 28 (8.97%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 157 (50.32%) SQL
2 149 (47.76%) Java
3 59 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 56 (17.95%) Python
5 44 (14.10%) Scala
6 30 (9.62%) C#
7 28 (8.97%) Apple Swift
7 28 (8.97%) Objective-C
8 26 (8.33%) C
9 25 (8.01%) Shell Script
10 22 (7.05%) Perl
11 21 (6.73%) Go
12 14 (4.49%) COBOL
13 12 (3.85%) PHP
13 12 (3.85%) VB
14 10 (3.21%) Kotlin
15 9 (2.88%) JCL
16 6 (1.92%) Bash
16 6 (1.92%) Natural
17 5 (1.60%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 25 (8.01%) Degree
2 15 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.60%) ISEB
4 5 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) CISSP
7 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.50%) QA
2 27 (8.65%) EMIR
2 27 (8.65%) MiFID
3 8 (2.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.60%) GDPR
5 4 (1.28%) COBIT
5 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.28%) NIST
6 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.64%) GRC
8 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 33 (10.58%) Docker
2 14 (4.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.64%) NDS
4 2 (0.64%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) HDFS
5 1 (0.32%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) RACF
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (10.58%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.45%) Tivoli
3 16 (5.13%) IBM BigFix
4 14 (4.49%) Netcool
4 14 (4.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 14 (4.49%) Terraform
4 14 (4.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (1.92%) Istio
6 5 (1.60%) Ansible
7 4 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.96%) Kibana
9 2 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.64%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.32%) Puppet
10 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 136 (43.59%) Oracle
2 69 (22.12%) Google
3 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 66 (21.15%) IBM
5 41 (13.14%) Sybase
6 29 (9.29%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (8.97%) Dell
7 28 (8.97%) Xamarin
8 18 (5.77%) SAP
9 14 (4.49%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.53%) Teradata
11 8 (2.56%) Ab Initio
11 8 (2.56%) Databricks
12 7 (2.24%) BMC
12 7 (2.24%) Splunk
13 6 (1.92%) Dynatrace
14 5 (1.60%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.60%) CA
15 4 (1.28%) Cognizant
15 4 (1.28%) Informatica