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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 234 288 311
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +23
Permanent jobs citing KDB 16 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 21
Median salary £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £75,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £70,000
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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
1830 2704 3460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.59% 28.32% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 2308 3009
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 (90.91%) Java
2 27 (81.82%) Kdb+
3 23 (69.70%) Equities
4 22 (66.67%) Unix
4 22 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) MySQL
7 4 (12.12%) Front Office
7 4 (12.12%) Fintech
7 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 3 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (6.06%) .NET
9 2 (6.06%) C#
9 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (6.06%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) WPF
9 2 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
9 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
9 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.06%) Front End Development

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 27 (81.82%) Kdb+
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Tick Data
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 24 (72.73%) KDB Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Associate Director
5 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) WCF
1 2 (6.06%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Equities
2 4 (12.12%) Fintech
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
1 22 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
3 2 (6.06%) Functional Programming
3 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
3 2 (6.06%) Market Making
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.03%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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