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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 287 299 292
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing KDB 13 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 1.21% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 29
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.29%
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
2967 3805 3282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.88% 30.21% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3292 2881
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 £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 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 7 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 23 (65.71%) Front Office
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) Java
4 17 (48.57%) Fixed Income
5 15 (42.86%) Derivative
6 14 (40.00%) Perl
6 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 13 (37.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
8 12 (34.29%) Reuters
8 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (34.29%) DNA
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (34.29%) Sybase
8 12 (34.29%) Tradeweb
9 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
9 10 (28.57%) Low Latency
10 8 (22.86%) Multicast
10 8 (22.86%) Ultra Messaging
11 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.14%) Systematic Trading
12 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
13 5 (14.29%) Oracle
13 5 (14.29%) C++
13 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.29%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Multicast
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 23 (65.71%) Front Office
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Applications Support
2 12 (34.29%) Credit Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Ultra Messaging
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) Pandas
3 5 (14.29%) SciPy
3 5 (14.29%) NumPy
4 4 (11.43%) Pyramid
5 2 (5.71%) Akka
5 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.71%) WPF
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.86%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Fixed Income
2 15 (42.86%) Derivative
3 13 (37.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.29%) Hedge funds
5 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
6 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DNA
2 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 10 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 6 (17.14%) Systematic Trading
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) Perl
4 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) VBA
7 3 (8.57%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) R
8 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.86%) AWK
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Sybase
1 12 (34.29%) Reuters
1 12 (34.29%) Tradeweb
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.86%) Portware
4 1 (2.86%) Fidessa
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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