The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM DB2
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 200 187
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Permanent jobs citing DB2 24 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 2.65% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 28
Median salary £39,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.77% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,500 £51,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

DB2 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1526 1623 1874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.47% 26.06% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1372 1650
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing DB2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DB2 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Birmingham 0 16 £47,250 -5.50%
Solihull - 4 £34,000 -
Walsall +6 2 £32,500 -51.85%
Coventry +8 1 £42,500 -26.08%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 53 (89.83%) SQL
2 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
3 36 (61.02%) MySQL
4 33 (55.93%) IBM
5 31 (52.54%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (44.07%) Oracle
7 25 (42.37%) VMware
8 24 (40.68%) ITIL
8 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (38.98%) Java
9 23 (38.98%) Citrix
9 23 (38.98%) Finance
10 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
11 20 (33.90%) ITIL V3
11 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
11 20 (33.90%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (30.51%) Line Management
12 18 (30.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (30.51%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (30.51%) SCVMM
12 18 (30.51%) CMDB
12 18 (30.51%) Degree
12 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
12 18 (30.51%) Retail
12 18 (30.51%) Project Management
12 18 (30.51%) Service Management
12 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
12 18 (30.51%) PMP

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (30.51%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (28.81%) IaaS
4 17 (28.81%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (61.02%) MySQL
3 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (23.73%) Power BI
4 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
8 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.47%) OLAP
10 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
10 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.17%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) DbUnit
4 4 (6.78%) jMock
4 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 4 (6.78%) Mockito
5 2 (3.39%) Log4j
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Retail
3 17 (28.81%) Publishing
4 3 (5.08%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Architect
2 17 (28.81%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (23.73%) DBA
3 14 (23.73%) SQL DBA
4 12 (20.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Java Software Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) JMS
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) Spring
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) PowerMock
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) Java EE
5 3 (5.08%) Middleware
5 3 (5.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (5.08%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.39%) Apache OpenJPA
6 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.39%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (3.39%) JAX-WS
6 2 (3.39%) JPA
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
2 18 (30.51%) CMDB
2 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
3 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.17%) Clustering
5 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.08%) Fintech
7 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Derivative
8 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Unix
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Capacity Planning
2 24 (40.68%) ITIL
3 20 (33.90%) ITIL V3
3 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (30.51%) Line Management
4 18 (30.51%) PRINCE2
4 18 (30.51%) Project Management
4 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
4 18 (30.51%) Service Management
5 17 (28.81%) Business Development
5 17 (28.81%) CRM
5 17 (28.81%) Gantt Chart
5 17 (28.81%) IT Governance
5 17 (28.81%) IT Strategy
5 17 (28.81%) Presales
5 17 (28.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (28.81%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (28.81%) TOGAF
5 17 (28.81%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Korn
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
1 18 (30.51%) PMI Certification
1 18 (30.51%) PMP
2 17 (28.81%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) RHCA
3 2 (3.39%) RHCE
3 2 (3.39%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.08%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) IBM
2 26 (44.07%) Oracle
3 25 (42.37%) VMware
4 23 (38.98%) Citrix
5 18 (30.51%) BMC
6 17 (28.81%) CheckPoint
6 17 (28.81%) Cisco
6 17 (28.81%) EMC
6 17 (28.81%) HP
6 17 (28.81%) Juniper
6 17 (28.81%) NetApp
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.78%) Dynatrace
9 4 (6.78%) Sybase
10 3 (5.08%) Nimsoft
10 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
11 2 (3.39%) Google
11 2 (3.39%) New Relic
11 2 (3.39%) Red Hat