Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 664 536 437
Rank change year-on-year -128 -99 -14
Permanent jobs citing DB2 603 971 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.65% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 334 576 941
UK median annual salary £48,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.35% -2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £80,875 £80,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 54094 58998 68754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.74% 29.99% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44880 50389 57983
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 August 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 23 August 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 -119 532 £48,500 -11.82% 42
UK excluding London -74 397 £47,500 -5.00% 35
London -60 193 £65,000 +4.00% 16
South East -35 138 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North of England -27 100 £40,000 -11.11% 14
North West -20 81 £40,000 -33.33% 9
Midlands +2 74 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Scotland +46 71 £48,000 -36.00% 7
West Midlands 0 49 £48,500 -7.62% 1
East Midlands +2 25 £41,250 +14.58% 3
Yorkshire -6 19 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -44 10 £46,480 -4.16% 2
East of England -42 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wales +2 2 £42,250 -0.59% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 360 (59.70%) SQL
2 330 (54.73%) Oracle
3 247 (40.96%) Java
4 242 (40.13%) SQL Server
5 236 (39.14%) IBM
6 222 (36.82%) Finance
7 201 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 189 (31.34%) Linux
9 183 (30.35%) Unix
10 115 (19.07%) SDLC
11 113 (18.74%) XML
12 108 (17.91%) Relational Database
13 105 (17.41%) Banking
14 104 (17.25%) MySQL
15 98 (16.25%) ETL
16 96 (15.92%) Web Services
16 96 (15.92%) Windows
17 90 (14.93%) Spring
18 89 (14.76%) Sybase
19 85 (14.10%) JavaScript
20 84 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
21 81 (13.43%) WebSphere
21 81 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
22 76 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
23 75 (12.44%) ITIL
24 74 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
25 72 (11.94%) Degree
26 71 (11.77%) Data Modelling
27 70 (11.61%) Microsoft
28 68 (11.28%) 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 81 (13.43%) WebSphere
2 48 (7.96%) WebLogic
3 33 (5.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.31%) CICS
6 22 (3.65%) JBoss
7 21 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (3.15%) Apache
9 16 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (1.99%) CMS
11 11 (1.82%) IIS
11 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.66%) Confluence
12 10 (1.66%) Oracle UPK
13 8 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.00%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.00%) SAS
15 5 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.00%) EngageOne
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 8 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.00%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.66%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.33%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Exstream
9 1 (0.17%) Magento
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.99%) PaaS
4 17 (2.82%) IaaS
5 11 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.49%) GitHub
6 9 (1.49%) SaaS
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) AdWords
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.31%) HTTP
2 16 (2.65%) Internet
3 14 (2.32%) Firewall
3 14 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.49%) WebEx
5 8 (1.33%) DNS
5 8 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 8 (1.33%) SSL
5 8 (1.33%) VPN
6 7 (1.16%) LDAP
6 7 (1.16%) SAN
7 5 (0.83%) Broadband
7 5 (0.83%) Network Security
7 5 (0.83%) VLAN
8 3 (0.50%) ATM
9 2 (0.33%) DHCP
9 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.33%) FTP
9 2 (0.33%) LAN
9 2 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 108 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 104 (17.25%) MySQL
4 84 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (10.12%) Oracle Database
6 53 (8.79%) RDBMS
7 44 (7.30%) MongoDB
8 40 (6.63%) OLAP
9 38 (6.30%) BusinessObjects
9 38 (6.30%) Oracle OLAP
10 37 (6.14%) OLTP
11 36 (5.97%) Hadoop
12 35 (5.80%) Power BI
13 27 (4.48%) Oracle ODI
13 27 (4.48%) QlikView
14 25 (4.15%) Apache Hive
14 25 (4.15%) Big Data
14 25 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (6.97%) JIRA
2 37 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.81%) Maven
4 27 (4.48%) JUnit
5 23 (3.81%) Gradle
6 20 (3.32%) Selenium
6 20 (3.32%) Visual Studio
7 19 (3.15%) Ant
8 18 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.32%) Subversion
11 12 (1.99%) Hudson
12 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.49%) Lombardi
14 9 (1.49%) Mockito
15 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.16%) ClearCase
16 7 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 222 (36.82%) Finance
2 105 (17.41%) Banking
3 60 (9.95%) Retail
4 21 (3.48%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.15%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.16%) Publishing
7 12 (1.99%) French Language
7 12 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.82%) German Language
9 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.33%) Marketing
10 7 (1.16%) Front Office
11 5 (0.83%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.83%) Law
11 5 (0.83%) Legal
12 4 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.66%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (33.67%) Developer
2 89 (14.76%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.61%) Consultant
4 51 (8.46%) Analyst
4 51 (8.46%) Senior Developer
5 47 (7.79%) DBA
6 46 (7.63%) Administrator
7 43 (7.13%) Architect
8 40 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (6.14%) Applications Support
10 22 (3.65%) Software Engineer
11 21 (3.48%) QlikView Developer
11 21 (3.48%) SQL Developer
12 20 (3.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 20 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (3.32%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.32%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Lead Developer
13 18 (2.99%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
14 17 (2.82%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.74%) XML
2 96 (15.92%) Web Services
3 90 (14.93%) Spring
4 68 (11.28%) J2EE
5 64 (10.61%) HTML
6 62 (10.28%) .NET
7 54 (8.96%) Hibernate
8 46 (7.63%) SOAP
9 44 (7.30%) JMS
10 43 (7.13%) REST
11 42 (6.97%) CSS
12 29 (4.81%) AngularJS
13 27 (4.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 26 (4.31%) JSP
15 25 (4.15%) JSON
16 24 (3.98%) jQuery
17 23 (3.81%) XSD
18 20 (3.32%) Servlets
19 19 (3.15%) HTML5
19 19 (3.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.63%) Mainframe
3 44 (7.30%) AS400
4 41 (6.80%) iSeries
5 29 (4.81%) Fintech
6 23 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.81%) Replication
7 22 (3.65%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.82%) Clustering
9 12 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.82%) Derivative
10 11 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 11 (1.82%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.82%) User Experience
11 10 (1.66%) CMDB
11 10 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.49%) PMI
13 8 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 189 (31.34%) Linux
2 183 (30.35%) Unix
3 96 (15.92%) Windows
4 31 (5.14%) AIX
5 26 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.81%) Solaris
7 20 (3.32%) zOS
8 11 (1.82%) CentOS
9 9 (1.49%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.16%) HPUX
11 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.50%) SUSE
13 2 (0.33%) Android
13 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.33%) MVS
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.17%) OS/400
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (19.07%) SDLC
3 98 (16.25%) ETL
4 76 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (12.44%) ITIL
6 74 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (11.77%) Data Modelling
8 60 (9.95%) Waterfall
9 58 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 57 (9.45%) TDD
11 44 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (7.30%) OO
11 44 (7.30%) Scrum
12 41 (6.80%) ETL Development
13 39 (6.47%) High Availability
14 38 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (6.30%) Unit Testing
15 36 (5.97%) Migration
15 36 (5.97%) SOA
16 35 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 360 (59.70%) SQL
2 247 (40.96%) Java
3 85 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.62%) Perl
5 47 (7.79%) Python
6 44 (7.30%) PL/SQL
6 44 (7.30%) Shell Script
7 37 (6.14%) COBOL
8 36 (5.97%) RPG
9 30 (4.98%) C#
10 25 (4.15%) Korn
11 24 (3.98%) C++
12 23 (3.81%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.99%) PHP
14 16 (2.65%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.32%) Scala
16 13 (2.16%) AWK
16 13 (2.16%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.99%) Assembly Language
17 12 (1.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 72 (11.94%) Degree
2 20 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (3.32%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.16%) ISEB
4 11 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 11 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (1.82%) PMP
5 5 (0.83%) CISSP
6 4 (0.66%) RHCE
6 4 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) CITP
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.48%) QA
2 22 (3.65%) SLA
3 20 (3.32%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.32%) MiFID
5 8 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (1.16%) EMIR
7 5 (0.83%) GDPR
7 5 (0.83%) SEPA
8 2 (0.33%) HL7
9 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
9 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 23 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.82%) Docker
3 12 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 6 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (0.66%) RACF
8 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
9 2 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.33%) HDFS
9 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.33%) vSphere
10 1 (0.17%) ACF2
10 1 (0.17%) GPFS
10 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 43 (7.13%) Tivoli
2 21 (3.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (1.82%) Ansible
4 10 (1.66%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.16%) IBM BigFix
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.16%) QRadar
5 7 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 6 (1.00%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.00%) Puppet
7 4 (0.66%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.50%) Control-M
8 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.50%) zSecure
9 2 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.33%) Terraform
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 330 (54.73%) Oracle
2 236 (39.14%) IBM
3 89 (14.76%) Sybase
4 70 (11.61%) Microsoft
5 48 (7.96%) Cognos
6 32 (5.31%) SAP
6 32 (5.31%) VMware
7 27 (4.48%) Tableau
8 25 (4.15%) Teradata
9 21 (3.48%) HP
10 19 (3.15%) EMC
11 16 (2.65%) Cisco
11 16 (2.65%) TIBCO
12 15 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.49%) Remedy
13 14 (2.32%) BMC
14 13 (2.16%) Citrix
14 13 (2.16%) NetApp
14 13 (2.16%) Sun
15 12 (1.99%) MicroStrategy