The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 286 294 302
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing KDB 42 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.13% 0.96% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 27
Average salary £80,000 £81,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,500 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £85,000 £73,000
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +16.43%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3710 3229 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.80% 26.92% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2860 3416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,789
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
KDB
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 61 (79.22%) Java
2 44 (57.14%) Front Office
3 40 (51.95%) Multithreading
4 33 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 32 (41.56%) C++
6 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (29.87%) Analytics
6 23 (29.87%) Equities
7 22 (28.57%) Sybase
8 21 (27.27%) Python
8 21 (27.27%) Banking
9 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
9 20 (25.97%) Degree
9 20 (25.97%) Linux
10 18 (23.38%) TIBCO
10 18 (23.38%) Spring
10 18 (23.38%) ION Trading
10 18 (23.38%) TDD
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.08%) C#
12 16 (20.78%) Fixed Income
12 16 (20.78%) Electronic Trading
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
14 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
14 13 (16.88%) Rendezvous
14 13 (16.88%) Perl
15 12 (15.58%) SQL
15 12 (15.58%) JUnit
15 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.58%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (12.99%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.60%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) JUnit
1 12 (15.58%) Mockito
2 4 (5.19%) Hamcrest
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) jMock
3 1 (1.30%) Redmine
General
1 44 (57.14%) Front Office
2 21 (27.27%) Banking
3 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
4 14 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (1.30%) International Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (77.92%) Developer
2 43 (55.84%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.60%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Support Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Applications Support Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.30%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Junior Support Analyst
9 1 (1.30%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.30%) Architect
9 1 (1.30%) Junior
9 1 (1.30%) Analyst
9 1 (1.30%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.30%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) Spring
2 13 (16.88%) Rendezvous
3 5 (6.49%) Swing
3 5 (6.49%) J2SE
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 4 (5.19%) OSGi
5 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) EJB
6 2 (2.60%) J2EE
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.30%) Esper
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 23 (29.87%) Equities
2 16 (20.78%) Fixed Income
3 12 (15.58%) Derivative
4 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (6.49%) Hedge funds
6 5 (6.49%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Multithreading
2 33 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 23 (29.87%) Analytics
4 18 (23.38%) TDD
5 16 (20.78%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (11.69%) Algorithmic Trading
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) OO
10 4 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.60%) DNA
11 2 (2.60%) Scrum
11 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.60%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.30%) Statistical Analysis
12 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (1.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (79.22%) Java
2 32 (41.56%) C++
3 21 (27.27%) Python
4 17 (22.08%) C#
5 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.88%) Perl
6 12 (15.58%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) VB
7 4 (5.19%) R
8 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Erlang
9 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) EMIR
1 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Sybase
2 18 (23.38%) TIBCO
2 18 (23.38%) ION Trading
3 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.69%) 29West
5 8 (10.39%) Tradeweb
6 6 (7.79%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle
8 4 (5.19%) MarketAxess
8 4 (5.19%) Google
9 2 (2.60%) Reuters
9 2 (2.60%) Adobe
9 2 (2.60%) eSpeed
9 2 (2.60%) ParAccel
10 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.30%) HP
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £900000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago