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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 303 299 302
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing KDB 17 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 30
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £94,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -10.00%
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
3261 3371 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.32% 28.51% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 3018 3251
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 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 19 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 43 (68.25%) Java
2 38 (60.32%) Front Office
3 31 (49.21%) Multithreading
4 29 (46.03%) Low Latency
5 27 (42.86%) C++
6 24 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (36.51%) Python
8 22 (34.92%) Linux
9 20 (31.75%) Electronic Trading
10 17 (26.98%) Banking
10 17 (26.98%) Finance
10 17 (26.98%) Analytics
11 16 (25.40%) Equities
11 16 (25.40%) Degree
12 15 (23.81%) Investment Banking
12 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
13 14 (22.22%) SQL
14 13 (20.63%) Perl
15 12 (19.05%) Sybase
15 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
16 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
17 10 (15.87%) Algorithmic Trading
17 10 (15.87%) ION Trading
17 10 (15.87%) 29West
17 10 (15.87%) C#
18 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 9 (14.29%) TDD
18 9 (14.29%) Spring
19 8 (12.70%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (6.35%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.59%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
1 5 (7.94%) jMock
1 5 (7.94%) Hamcrest
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (6.35%) JUnit
2 4 (6.35%) Mockito
3 1 (1.59%) Redmine
General
1 38 (60.32%) Front Office
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
3 15 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) International Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 30 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Support Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Junior
7 1 (1.59%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.59%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Spring
2 8 (12.70%) Rendezvous
3 5 (7.94%) OSGi
4 4 (6.35%) Middleware
5 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.17%) EJB
6 2 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.59%) Velocity
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) SciPy
7 1 (1.59%) NumPy
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.59%) Esper
7 1 (1.59%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.59%) Pandas
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (25.40%) Equities
3 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
4 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.52%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.76%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.17%) Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) Statistics
8 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.59%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Multithreading
2 29 (46.03%) Low Latency
3 20 (31.75%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (26.98%) Analytics
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.87%) Algorithmic Trading
7 9 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (11.11%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.52%) ITIL
10 5 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.17%) Wealth Management
12 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
12 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (3.17%) DNA
13 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
13 1 (1.59%) OOD
13 1 (1.59%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) C++
3 23 (36.51%) Python
4 14 (22.22%) SQL
5 13 (20.63%) Perl
6 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 10 (15.87%) C#
8 4 (6.35%) R
9 2 (3.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.59%) Erlang
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.59%) EMIR
1 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Sybase
2 10 (15.87%) ION Trading
2 10 (15.87%) 29West
3 7 (11.11%) Tradeweb
4 6 (9.52%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.94%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.94%) MarketAxess
5 5 (7.94%) Google
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Reuters
8 2 (3.17%) ParAccel
9 1 (1.59%) Tableau
9 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: 6 days ago