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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 297 298 304
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing KDB 7 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £65,250 £71,750
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £94,500 £90,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -31.25%
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2659 2853 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.27% 27.11% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 2495 2902
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

KDB
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

KDB Salary Trend in the City of London

KDB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

KDB Salary Histogram in the City of London

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Low Latency
3 13 (65.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (55.00%) Front Office
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (45.00%) Banking
6 9 (45.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
7 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (35.00%) 29West
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) C++
9 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (20.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Multicast
11 3 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (15.00%) OSGi
11 3 (15.00%) Hamcrest
11 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
11 3 (15.00%) Equities
11 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) jMock
1 3 (15.00%) Hamcrest
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 11 (55.00%) Front Office
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) OSGi
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Pyramid
3 1 (5.00%) Pandas
3 1 (5.00%) Java SE
3 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
3 1 (5.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
3 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Equities
6 2 (10.00%) Derivative
7 1 (5.00%) Statistics
7 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Low Latency
2 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) 29West
2 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (15.00%) MarketAxess
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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