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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 295 302 296
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing KDB 11 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 1.11% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 30
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £58,750 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-23.40% -30.88%
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
2937 3694 3242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.00% 29.81% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 3188 2882
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 22 (64.71%) Front Office
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Python
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 17 (50.00%) Fixed Income
6 16 (47.06%) Java
7 15 (44.12%) Derivative
8 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
8 14 (41.18%) Perl
9 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 12 (35.29%) DNA
9 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 12 (35.29%) Sybase
9 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
9 12 (35.29%) Reuters
9 12 (35.29%) Tradeweb
10 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
11 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
12 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
13 6 (17.65%) Ultra Messaging
13 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
13 6 (17.65%) Multicast
13 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.65%) Systematic Trading
14 5 (14.71%) Pandas
14 5 (14.71%) Equities
14 5 (14.71%) Maven
14 5 (14.71%) Oracle
14 5 (14.71%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Multicast
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
General
1 22 (64.71%) Front Office
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Applications Support
2 12 (35.29%) Credit Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.65%) Ultra Messaging
3 5 (14.71%) Pandas
3 5 (14.71%) SciPy
3 5 (14.71%) NumPy
4 4 (11.76%) Pyramid
5 2 (5.88%) Akka
5 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.88%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.94%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 15 (44.12%) Derivative
3 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (14.71%) Equities
4 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
5 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) DNA
2 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
2 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
3 6 (17.65%) Systematic Trading
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Python
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) Perl
5 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) C++
7 3 (8.82%) Scala
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.94%) Tcl
9 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.94%) R
9 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.94%) AWK
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Sybase
1 12 (35.29%) Reuters
1 12 (35.29%) Tradeweb
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.94%) Portware
4 1 (2.94%) Fidessa
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