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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 295 292 305
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing KDB 24 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 0.88% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 31
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 £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £101,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £52,500
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
3418 3408 3660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.94% 28.43% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3063 3377
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,805
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 45 (70.31%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) Front Office
3 33 (51.56%) Multithreading
4 30 (46.88%) Low Latency
5 27 (42.19%) C++
6 24 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (34.38%) Python
8 21 (32.81%) Linux
9 19 (29.69%) Electronic Trading
9 19 (29.69%) Banking
9 19 (29.69%) Analytics
10 17 (26.56%) Equities
10 17 (26.56%) Investment Banking
10 17 (26.56%) Degree
11 16 (25.00%) Finance
12 15 (23.44%) Sybase
13 14 (21.88%) Fixed Income
14 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 12 (18.75%) Perl
15 12 (18.75%) C#
15 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
15 12 (18.75%) TDD
15 12 (18.75%) ION Trading
15 12 (18.75%) Spring
16 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
16 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
17 10 (15.63%) Rendezvous
17 10 (15.63%) 29West
18 9 (14.06%) Algorithmic Trading
18 9 (14.06%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (9.38%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JUnit
1 6 (9.38%) Mockito
2 5 (7.81%) Hamcrest
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
2 5 (7.81%) jMock
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.56%) Redmine
General
1 41 (64.06%) Front Office
2 19 (29.69%) Banking
3 17 (26.56%) Investment Banking
4 16 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Support Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (1.56%) Junior
7 1 (1.56%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.56%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.56%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Spring
2 10 (15.63%) Rendezvous
3 5 (7.81%) OSGi
4 4 (6.25%) Middleware
5 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.13%) EJB
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) Swing
7 1 (1.56%) J2SE
7 1 (1.56%) Velocity
7 1 (1.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) SciPy
7 1 (1.56%) NumPy
7 1 (1.56%) HTML
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.56%) Esper
7 1 (1.56%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.56%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (26.56%) Equities
3 14 (21.88%) Fixed Income
4 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.69%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.69%) Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Statistics
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Physics
7 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) UNIX
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Multithreading
2 30 (46.88%) Low Latency
3 19 (29.69%) Analytics
3 19 (29.69%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (18.75%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Algorithmic Trading
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) OO
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.13%) DNA
12 1 (1.56%) Data Modelling
12 1 (1.56%) OOD
12 1 (1.56%) GAP Analysis
12 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
12 1 (1.56%) Migration
12 1 (1.56%) Statistical Analysis
12 1 (1.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) C++
3 22 (34.38%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 12 (18.75%) Perl
5 12 (18.75%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) R
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) EMIR
1 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Sybase
2 12 (18.75%) ION Trading
3 10 (15.63%) 29West
4 9 (14.06%) TIBCO
5 7 (10.94%) Tradeweb
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.81%) Bloomberg
7 5 (7.81%) MarketAxess
7 5 (7.81%) Google
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (3.13%) Reuters
9 2 (3.13%) ParAccel
10 1 (1.56%) Tableau
10 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.56%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
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