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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 303 297 291
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing KDB 28 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 33
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £101,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £73,000
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
3493 3400 3718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.32% 28.07% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3040 3053 3432
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 53 (74.65%) Java
2 44 (61.97%) Front Office
3 38 (53.52%) Multithreading
4 31 (43.66%) C++
4 31 (43.66%) Low Latency
5 24 (33.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (32.39%) Linux
7 22 (30.99%) Python
7 22 (30.99%) Analytics
8 21 (29.58%) Banking
8 21 (29.58%) Degree
9 19 (26.76%) Investment Banking
9 19 (26.76%) Equities
9 19 (26.76%) Electronic Trading
10 18 (25.35%) Sybase
11 15 (21.13%) C#
11 15 (21.13%) Finance
11 15 (21.13%) Fixed Income
11 15 (21.13%) Spring
11 15 (21.13%) ION Trading
11 15 (21.13%) TDD
12 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.31%) SQL
13 13 (18.31%) TIBCO
13 13 (18.31%) Rendezvous
14 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
14 12 (16.90%) Perl
14 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
15 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (14.08%) 29West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.41%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) JUnit
1 9 (12.68%) Mockito
2 5 (7.04%) Hamcrest
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 5 (7.04%) jMock
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.41%) Redmine
General
1 44 (61.97%) Front Office
2 21 (29.58%) Banking
3 19 (26.76%) Investment Banking
4 15 (21.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 39 (54.93%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Support Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Junior
8 1 (1.41%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Graduate
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.41%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) Spring
2 13 (18.31%) Rendezvous
3 5 (7.04%) OSGi
4 4 (5.63%) Middleware
5 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.82%) J2EE
6 2 (2.82%) EJB
6 2 (2.82%) XML
6 2 (2.82%) Swing
6 2 (2.82%) J2SE
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (1.41%) SciPy
7 1 (1.41%) NumPy
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Esper
7 1 (1.41%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.41%) Pandas
7 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (26.76%) Equities
3 15 (21.13%) Fixed Income
4 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.45%) Hedge funds
6 5 (7.04%) Grid Computing
6 5 (7.04%) Derivative
7 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Statistics
8 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) UNIX
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Multithreading
2 31 (43.66%) Low Latency
3 22 (30.99%) Analytics
4 19 (26.76%) Electronic Trading
5 15 (21.13%) TDD
6 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.68%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (9.86%) OO
9 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL
10 5 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.82%) DNA
12 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.41%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.41%) Domain-Driven Design
13 1 (1.41%) Data Governance
13 1 (1.41%) Statistical Modelling
13 1 (1.41%) Time Series Analysis
13 1 (1.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) C++
3 22 (30.99%) Python
4 15 (21.13%) C#
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 12 (16.90%) Perl
6 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) R
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.41%) Erlang
9 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.41%) EMIR
1 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Sybase
2 15 (21.13%) ION Trading
3 13 (18.31%) TIBCO
4 10 (14.08%) 29West
5 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.27%) Tradeweb
7 6 (8.45%) Bloomberg
8 5 (7.04%) Google
8 5 (7.04%) MarketAxess
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) ParAccel
10 2 (2.82%) Adobe
10 2 (2.82%) Reuters
11 1 (1.41%) Cisco
11 1 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) HP
11 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.41%) Tableau
11 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) eSpeed
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 26 days ago