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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 230 309 300
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -9
Permanent jobs citing KDB 26 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 13
Average salary £78,750 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,750 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £107,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+109.52% -4.54%
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
1984 2771 2913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.97% 27.11% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1749 2483 2553
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 32 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) Finance
3 26 (54.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (47.92%) Unix
4 23 (47.92%) Front Office
5 22 (45.83%) Python
6 19 (39.58%) SQL
7 16 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (29.17%) C++
9 13 (27.08%) Linux
9 13 (27.08%) Banking
9 13 (27.08%) Degree
10 12 (25.00%) OO
11 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
11 11 (22.92%) Low Latency
12 9 (18.75%) Equities
13 8 (16.67%) C
13 8 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (16.67%) Analytics
13 8 (16.67%) Algorithms
14 7 (14.58%) Hedge funds
14 7 (14.58%) Perl
14 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
14 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
15 6 (12.50%) PhD
15 6 (12.50%) Rendezvous
15 6 (12.50%) C#
15 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
15 6 (12.50%) Tick Data
16 5 (10.42%) Market Making

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.08%) RMDS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Tick Data
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Front Office
3 13 (27.08%) Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C++/C# Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Production Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Associate Director
7 2 (4.17%) Development Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Trainee
7 2 (4.17%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) Esper
4 2 (4.17%) NumPy
4 2 (4.17%) Pandas
4 2 (4.17%) Pyramid
4 2 (4.17%) SciPy
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) Akka
5 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) Swagger
5 1 (2.08%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.75%) Equities
4 8 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 7 (14.58%) Hedge funds
6 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.33%) Fixed Income
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.33%) Physics
7 4 (8.33%) Statistics
8 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (4.17%) Fintech
9 1 (2.08%) Derivative
9 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Unix
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (25.00%) OO
3 11 (22.92%) Low Latency
4 8 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (16.67%) Analytics
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) Market Making
6 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.42%) Straight-Through Processing
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.17%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) Open Source
9 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) C
6 7 (14.58%) Perl
7 6 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (10.42%) R
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) Clojure
10 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.08%) Korn
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
1 5 (10.42%) Solace
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
2 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.17%) ION Trading
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithmics
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) NYFIX
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.08%) Sun