Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IMS/DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IMS/DB over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM IMS/DB
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1177 1217 1302
Rank change year-on-year +40 +85 -
Permanent jobs citing IMS/DB 12 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.022% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
UK median annual salary £49,250 - £38,500
10th Percentile £35,250 - £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 - £40,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 - £38,500

IMS/DB 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 54401 55452 68917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.64% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44789 47398 58029
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

IMS/DB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IMS/DB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IMS/DB in the UK

IMS/DB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMS/DB.

Salary trend for IMS/DB in the UK

IMS/DB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IMS/DB over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IMS/DB in the UK

IMS/DB
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +57 12 £49,250 - 2
UK excluding London +42 12 £49,250 - 2
North of England +20 12 £49,250 - 2
North West +1 12 £49,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing IMS/DB 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 IMS/DB.

1 12 (100.00%) DB2
1 12 (100.00%) COBOL
1 12 (100.00%) CICS
2 9 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (8.33%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) Sun
8 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (8.33%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

IMS/DB
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 12 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) DB2 Support
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) CICS Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Support
4 2 (16.67%) Software Designer
5 1 (8.33%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Sun