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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM IMS/DB
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 888 - 980
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing IMS/DB 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.007% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £45,000

IMS/DB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27505 29488 35702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.85% 29.95% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23160 25148 30139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

IMS/DB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IMS/DB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
England - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) CICS
3 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
3 4 (50.00%) CA
3 4 (50.00%) REXX
3 4 (50.00%) zOS
3 4 (50.00%) COBOL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) 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 4 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) Cognizant