Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 675 681 741
Rank change year-on-year +6 +60 -194
Permanent jobs citing DB2 360 501 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 1.16% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 281 376 320
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,743 £55,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +11.11% -5.71%

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 33,359 43,091 53,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.84% 28.62% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27,417 35,421 44,439
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 2020. 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 +7 329 £60,000 +9.09% 32
UK excluding London -38 209 £54,743 -0.47% 26
London +85 147 £70,000 +16.67% 11
South East +31 105 £60,000 +4.35% 12
North of England +10 41 £46,000 +8.24% 4
Yorkshire +18 27 £46,000 +24.32% 1
Midlands -19 24 £46,000 -8.00%
Scotland +29 15 £55,000 -26.67% 4
North West -7 14 £54,743 +9.49% 2
West Midlands -19 14 £55,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +23 10 £46,000 +8.24%
Northern Ireland - 7 £45,000 -
South West +9 6 £58,000 -10.77% 2
Wales +4 6 £75,000 +100.00% 1
East of England +46 5 £60,000 +23.08% 3

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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.

1 220 (61.11%) SQL
2 192 (53.33%) Java
3 148 (41.11%) Finance
4 127 (35.28%) SQL Server
4 127 (35.28%) IBM
5 125 (34.72%) Oracle
6 109 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (23.61%) Mainframe
8 81 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (21.39%) Linux
10 75 (20.83%) WebSphere
11 70 (19.44%) Python
12 66 (18.33%) AWS
13 63 (17.50%) XML
14 61 (16.94%) COBOL
14 61 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (16.94%) Scrum
15 56 (15.56%) Relational Database
16 53 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (14.72%) Degree
17 51 (14.17%) ETL
18 50 (13.89%) Microsoft
18 50 (13.89%) Git (software)
18 50 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (13.61%) Jenkins
19 49 (13.61%) Azure
19 49 (13.61%) Banking
20 45 (12.50%) ITIL
21 44 (12.22%) DevOps
22 43 (11.94%) Web Services

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 75 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 40 (11.11%) CICS
3 31 (8.61%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (6.39%) Confluence
6 13 (3.61%) SAS
7 11 (3.06%) JBoss
8 9 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.94%) Apache
11 5 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.11%) Liferay
12 4 (1.11%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.83%) WildFly
14 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.83%) Maximo
2 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 66 (18.33%) AWS
2 49 (13.61%) Azure
3 16 (4.44%) GCP
4 14 (3.89%) Power Platform
5 12 (3.33%) PaaS
6 10 (2.78%) IaaS
7 3 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Serverless
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Firewall
1 15 (4.17%) VPN
1 15 (4.17%) WAN
1 15 (4.17%) Wireless
2 13 (3.61%) LAN
3 11 (3.06%) SAN
4 7 (1.94%) HTTP
5 6 (1.67%) ATM
5 6 (1.67%) DNS
5 6 (1.67%) SSL
5 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) MPLS
6 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
7 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.28%) Telnet
7 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (35.28%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (15.56%) Relational Database
4 40 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (10.56%) MySQL
5 38 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (6.67%) Hadoop
9 23 (6.39%) NoSQL
10 22 (6.11%) Big Data
11 18 (5.00%) OLAP
11 18 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
12 17 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (4.72%) Apache Hive
12 17 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (4.44%) RDBMS
14 14 (3.89%) Power BI
15 13 (3.61%) MS Access
16 12 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.61%) Jenkins
3 43 (11.94%) JIRA
4 27 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 27 (7.50%) JUnit
4 27 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (5.83%) Maven
6 19 (5.28%) Selenium
7 18 (5.00%) Ant
8 14 (3.89%) Subversion
9 13 (3.61%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.61%) JMeter
10 12 (3.33%) GitLab
10 12 (3.33%) HP UFT
10 12 (3.33%) LoadRunner
11 11 (3.06%) IntelliJ
12 9 (2.50%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.22%) Android Studio
13 8 (2.22%) git-flow
13 8 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 148 (41.11%) Finance
2 49 (13.61%) Banking
3 39 (10.83%) Retail
4 13 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.94%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Front Office
9 3 (0.83%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Police
10 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (30.00%) Developer
2 76 (21.11%) Analyst
3 60 (16.67%) Architect
4 43 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 32 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 31 (8.61%) Administrator
7 26 (7.22%) COBOL Developer
8 21 (5.83%) Analyst Programmer
8 21 (5.83%) COBOL Analyst
8 21 (5.83%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 21 (5.83%) COBOL Programmer
8 21 (5.83%) Programmer
8 21 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
8 21 (5.83%) SQL Support Analyst
9 20 (5.56%) DBA
10 17 (4.72%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.72%) DB2 DBA
11 15 (4.17%) Consultant
12 14 (3.89%) Data Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.50%) XML
2 43 (11.94%) J2EE
2 43 (11.94%) Web Services
3 39 (10.83%) SOAP
4 38 (10.56%) Spring
5 35 (9.72%) .NET
6 34 (9.44%) REST
7 32 (8.89%) HTML
8 30 (8.33%) JSON
9 29 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
10 26 (7.22%) Struts
11 25 (6.94%) AngularJS
12 22 (6.11%) Hibernate
12 22 (6.11%) Node.js
13 21 (5.83%) Kafka
14 20 (5.56%) jQuery
14 20 (5.56%) Middleware
14 20 (5.56%) Spring Boot
15 17 (4.72%) HTML5
16 15 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (23.61%) Mainframe
2 81 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 33 (9.17%) Reinsurance
4 30 (8.33%) AS400
4 30 (8.33%) iSeries
5 21 (5.83%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (5.83%) User Experience
6 18 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.78%) Replication
8 9 (2.50%) CMDB
9 8 (2.22%) Clustering
9 8 (2.22%) PKI
10 7 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.67%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (21.39%) Linux
2 43 (11.94%) Unix
3 41 (11.39%) Windows
4 22 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.78%) AIX
5 10 (2.78%) Android
6 8 (2.22%) MVS
6 8 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.39%) zOS
9 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.11%) VME
10 3 (0.83%) Solaris
10 3 (0.83%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) OS/400
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (16.94%) Scrum
3 53 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (14.17%) ETL
5 50 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (12.50%) ITIL
7 44 (12.22%) DevOps
8 42 (11.67%) Migration
9 38 (10.56%) Computer Science
9 38 (10.56%) Microservices
10 36 (10.00%) Analytics
10 36 (10.00%) Service Management
11 34 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (8.89%) SDLC
13 30 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 30 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 28 (7.78%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (6.94%) Software Engineering
17 23 (6.39%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 220 (61.11%) SQL
2 192 (53.33%) Java
3 70 (19.44%) Python
4 61 (16.94%) COBOL
5 40 (11.11%) C++
6 37 (10.28%) C
7 32 (8.89%) C#
8 31 (8.61%) RPG
9 29 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 29 (8.06%) Perl
9 29 (8.06%) VB
10 26 (7.22%) Bash Shell
10 26 (7.22%) JCL
10 26 (7.22%) Scala
11 23 (6.39%) Shell Script
12 16 (4.44%) Assembly Language
12 16 (4.44%) T-SQL
12 16 (4.44%) VBA
13 15 (4.17%) PL/1
14 14 (3.89%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 53 (14.72%) Degree
2 27 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.72%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.44%) PMP
5 14 (3.89%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.33%) ISEB
7 6 (1.67%) IIBA
7 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.11%) SAFe Agilist
9 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.83%) MCP
10 3 (0.83%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) HNC
11 2 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.72%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) SLA
3 6 (1.67%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 28 (7.78%) Docker
2 17 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.33%) ACF2
4 12 (3.33%) RACF
5 11 (3.06%) vSphere
6 3 (0.83%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.56%) LXC
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.11%) Oozie
2 4 (1.11%) Puppet
2 4 (1.11%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.83%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.56%) Netcool
4 2 (0.56%) OpenView
4 2 (0.56%) SCCM
4 2 (0.56%) SCOM
4 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.56%) vRealize
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) nmon
Vendors
1 127 (35.28%) IBM
2 125 (34.72%) Oracle
3 50 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 21 (5.83%) ServiceNow
6 19 (5.28%) SAP
7 18 (5.00%) VMware
8 16 (4.44%) Citrix
8 16 (4.44%) Cognos
8 16 (4.44%) HP
8 16 (4.44%) Teradata
9 14 (3.89%) Blue Prism
9 14 (3.89%) Sybase
9 14 (3.89%) Xceptor
10 13 (3.61%) Tableau
11 12 (3.33%) Informatica
12 11 (3.06%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (3.06%) Talend
13 10 (2.78%) Google
14 9 (2.50%) WorldPay