The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 25 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing KDB 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.34% - 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% - 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 -
KDB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.82% 21.85% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 51
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £51,450 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

KDB
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the Canary Wharf region.

KDB Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

KDB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing KDB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited KDB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) APL
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Market Making

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing KDB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited KDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) APL