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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 292 316 313
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing KDB 13 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 1.02% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 16
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
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
2979 3937 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.45% 30.17% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 3427 2740
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Front Office
3 16 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 15 (50.00%) Derivative
5 14 (46.67%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) Perl
6 13 (43.33%) Low Latency
7 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (40.00%) Tradeweb
7 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
7 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (40.00%) Reuters
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) Sybase
7 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (40.00%) DNA
8 10 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
8 10 (33.33%) Multicast
9 5 (16.67%) C++
10 4 (13.33%) UNIX
10 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
10 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (10.00%) Windows
11 3 (10.00%) C

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (56.67%) Front Office
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Support Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Credit Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 15 (50.00%) Derivative
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Low Latency
2 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (40.00%) DNA
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.33%) Systematic Trading
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) Tcl
8 1 (3.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Tradeweb
1 12 (40.00%) Reuters
1 12 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (3.33%) Portware
2 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Contractors also considered - rate up to £700
Posted: Yesterday