Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 738 632 706
Rank change year-on-year -106 +74 +43
Permanent jobs citing DB2 114 336 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 1.14% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 75 264 328
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,125 £50,000 £46,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £63,750 £56,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.73% +12.83% +7.62%
75th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,250 £90,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% - +10.00%

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 22,233 29,572 42,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.34% 26.89% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17,891 24,401 34,792
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.88%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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 -60 92 £59,000 -9.23% 26
UK excluding London -31 57 £48,750 -11.36% 26
London +26 51 £70,000 - 11
North of England +25 14 £50,000 +8.70% 5
South East -26 12 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North West +42 11 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Midlands +17 9 £42,500 -7.61% 5
Northern Ireland +5 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Work from Home -126 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +7 6 £42,500 -26.09% 4
Scotland +3 5 £48,750 +25.81% 7
East of England +60 3 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +12 3 £36,500 -20.65% 1
South West +11 3 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £37,500 -18.48% 1
Wales +31 2 £37,500 -50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 76 (66.67%) SQL
2 65 (57.02%) Java
3 63 (55.26%) Oracle
4 40 (35.09%) Finance
5 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 33 (28.95%) IBM
7 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.68%) Unix
8 27 (23.68%) Python
9 24 (21.05%) MySQL
9 24 (21.05%) AWS
9 24 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 23 (20.18%) Azure
10 23 (20.18%) Scrum
10 23 (20.18%) QA
11 22 (19.30%) Java EE
12 21 (18.42%) Linux
13 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
13 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (15.79%) RDBMS
14 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (14.91%) Banking
15 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
15 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.91%) Perl
16 16 (14.04%) Spring
17 15 (13.16%) Windows

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 (14.91%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.89%) CICS
3 7 (6.14%) JBoss
4 6 (5.26%) Confluence
5 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.63%) SAS
8 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.88%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.05%) AWS
2 23 (20.18%) Azure
3 15 (13.16%) GCP
4 14 (12.28%) Power Platform
5 7 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.26%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.75%) PaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.88%) GitHub
8 1 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) CHAP
1 2 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.05%) MySQL
2 24 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 18 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (12.28%) Power BI
5 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.65%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (9.65%) QlikView
6 11 (9.65%) Tableau
7 10 (8.77%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (7.89%) DataStage
9 8 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (7.02%) Snowflake Schema
10 7 (6.14%) IMS/DB
11 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
11 6 (5.26%) HBase
11 6 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
1 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.65%) JUnit
3 10 (8.77%) IntelliJ
3 10 (8.77%) Maven
4 7 (6.14%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.14%) JIRA
5 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket Server
5 4 (3.51%) Gradle
5 4 (3.51%) Postman
5 4 (3.51%) Subversion
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.63%) Ant
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) GitLab
8 1 (0.88%) REST Assured
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Law
4 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Developer
2 33 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Development Manager
3 13 (11.40%) Java Development Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Application Development Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Applications Development Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Applications Manager
5 8 (7.02%) Mainframe Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Data Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) DBA
6 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
7 6 (5.26%) DB2 Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) Java EE
2 16 (14.04%) Spring
3 12 (10.53%) J2EE
3 12 (10.53%) SOAP
4 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 9 (7.89%) JSON
5 8 (7.02%) .NET
6 7 (6.14%) JDBC
6 7 (6.14%) REST
6 7 (6.14%) Web Services
7 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.26%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) JAXB
7 6 (5.26%) Pandas
7 6 (5.26%) RESTful
7 6 (5.26%) scikit-learn
7 6 (5.26%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.39%) React
9 4 (3.51%) JPA
9 4 (3.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.40%) Mainframe
3 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.02%) Derivative
4 8 (7.02%) SWIFT
5 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.26%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.63%) Clustering
8 3 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.88%) AS400
10 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
10 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Unix
2 21 (18.42%) Linux
3 15 (13.16%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) zOS
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) Scrum
3 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.28%) Analytics
4 14 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (11.40%) ETL
6 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.77%) DevOps
8 9 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.89%) Microservices
8 9 (7.89%) Migration
8 9 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (6.14%) Data Engineering
9 7 (6.14%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (6.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (5.26%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.67%) SQL
2 65 (57.02%) Java
3 27 (23.68%) Python
4 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.91%) Perl
5 11 (9.65%) JCL
6 8 (7.02%) COBOL
7 7 (6.14%) R
7 7 (6.14%) REXX
7 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.39%) Java 8
8 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.51%) PHP
10 3 (2.63%) C#
10 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) ABAP
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) RPG
12 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) OCP
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.75%) CGEIT
3 2 (1.75%) CISA
3 2 (1.75%) CISM
3 2 (1.75%) CISSP
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.75%) FFIEC
3 2 (1.75%) HNC
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.75%) SANS
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.18%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) EMIR
3 2 (1.75%) GDPR
3 2 (1.75%) MiFID
3 2 (1.75%) NIST
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Docker
2 9 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) KVM
5 3 (2.63%) HDFS
5 3 (2.63%) RACF
6 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.39%) Ansible
3 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (3.51%) Terraform
4 3 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.63%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (2.63%) zSecure
5 2 (1.75%) Netcool
5 2 (1.75%) OpenView
5 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.88%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Kibana
6 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Oracle
2 33 (28.95%) IBM
3 14 (12.28%) Cognos
4 10 (8.77%) Google
4 10 (8.77%) Sybase
5 8 (7.02%) TIBCO
5 8 (7.02%) VMware
6 7 (6.14%) Informatica
6 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (5.26%) Talend
8 5 (4.39%) SAP
9 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.63%) BMC
10 3 (2.63%) HP
10 3 (2.63%) Remedy
10 3 (2.63%) Teradata
11 2 (1.75%) CA
11 2 (1.75%) Comptel