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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 306 307 314
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing KDB 8 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 11
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £66,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £80,000
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2916 3361 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.08% 29.00% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2942 3067
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 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

KDB Salary Histogram in the City of London

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Front Office
3 15 (62.50%) Low Latency
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
7 10 (41.67%) Fixed Income
7 10 (41.67%) Banking
8 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
9 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (29.17%) 29West
11 6 (25.00%) C++
11 6 (25.00%) UNIX
11 6 (25.00%) Python
12 5 (20.83%) C#
12 5 (20.83%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
12 5 (20.83%) Equities
12 5 (20.83%) TDD
12 5 (20.83%) Subversion
12 5 (20.83%) Spring
12 5 (20.83%) Google
12 5 (20.83%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
12 5 (20.83%) jMock

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.17%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) jMock
1 5 (20.83%) Hamcrest
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Ivy
General
1 16 (66.67%) Front Office
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Banking
4 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 5 (20.83%) OSGi
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Esper
4 1 (4.17%) Pyramid
4 1 (4.17%) Pandas
4 1 (4.17%) Java SE
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) Velocity
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) SciPy
4 1 (4.17%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (41.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (20.83%) Equities
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.33%) Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 12 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (20.83%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Systematic Trading
8 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) 29West
2 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
2 5 (20.83%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Tradeweb
2 5 (20.83%) MarketAxess
3 2 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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