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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 225 272 306
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +34
Permanent jobs citing KDB 18 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 0.70% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 14
Median salary £92,500 £80,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,750 £60,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £111,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £77,500
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
1823 2564 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 30.52% 29.51% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 2221 2833
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016, IT jobs citing KDB 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 City of London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 30 (81.08%) Kdb+
3 26 (70.27%) Equities
4 25 (67.57%) Unix
4 25 (67.57%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) C++
7 5 (13.51%) Fintech
8 4 (10.81%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
8 4 (10.81%) MySQL
8 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) Python
8 4 (10.81%) Front Office
9 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
9 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 3 (8.11%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
10 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.41%) Functional Programming
10 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
10 2 (5.41%) Market Making
10 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) WCF
10 2 (5.41%) WPF
10 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
10 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) Kdb+
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Tick Data
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 27 (72.97%) KDB Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Database Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Associate Director
5 1 (2.70%) Head of Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) WCF
1 2 (5.41%) WPF
2 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Equities
2 5 (13.51%) Fintech
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
1 25 (67.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Analytics
1 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
3 2 (5.41%) Functional Programming
3 2 (5.41%) Market Making
3 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) Econometrics
4 1 (2.70%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (2.70%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (2.70%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Stochastic Calculus
4 1 (2.70%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) C++
3 4 (10.81%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
City, London
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Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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