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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 288 307 325
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs citing KDB 22 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.25% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 0.86% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 8
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £95,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +45.69%
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
2966 3599 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.98% 28.66% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2582 3127 2986
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (58.06%) Front Office
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) Low Latency
5 15 (48.39%) Fixed Income
6 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
7 13 (41.94%) Derivative
8 12 (38.71%) Tradeweb
8 12 (38.71%) Perl
8 12 (38.71%) 29West
9 11 (35.48%) Python
10 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (32.26%) Reuters
10 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (32.26%) DNA
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) Sybase
10 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (32.26%) Multicast
11 7 (22.58%) Banking
12 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (19.35%) UNIX
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
14 4 (12.90%) C#
14 4 (12.90%) C++
14 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
14 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
14 4 (12.90%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) jMock
1 2 (6.45%) Hamcrest
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
General
1 18 (58.06%) Front Office
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Support Analyst
4 10 (32.26%) Applications Support
4 10 (32.26%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (32.26%) Credit Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.45%) OSGi
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (48.39%) Fixed Income
3 13 (41.94%) Derivative
4 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Equities
6 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Low Latency
2 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
3 10 (32.26%) DNA
4 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) UML
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Perl
4 11 (35.48%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) VBA
7 3 (9.68%) C
8 1 (3.23%) AWK
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Tradeweb
1 12 (38.71%) 29West
2 10 (32.26%) Sybase
2 10 (32.26%) Reuters
3 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) MarketAxess
4 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
4 1 (3.23%) Portware
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