The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
UK / England
Rank 734 848 898
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +50
Permanent jobs citing KDB 84 81 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 29
Median salary £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,500
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £102,500 £103,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £110,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +109.52%

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23556 30138 31248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.23% 31.47% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20218 25863 26897
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

KDB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the England region.

KDB Salary Trend in England

KDB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB across the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

KDB Salary Histogram in England

KDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +71 80 £75,000 - 6
South East +60 4 £65,000 -40.90% 1
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 99 (60.74%) Java
2 95 (58.28%) Linux
3 77 (47.24%) Unix
4 59 (36.20%) Low Latency
5 58 (35.58%) Kdb+
6 56 (34.36%) C++
7 55 (33.74%) Finance
8 50 (30.67%) Equities
8 50 (30.67%) Python
9 43 (26.38%) Front Office
10 42 (25.77%) Electronic Trading
11 40 (24.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (24.54%) SQL
12 33 (20.25%) Software Engineering
13 30 (18.40%) Degree
13 30 (18.40%) Fixed Income
14 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
15 26 (15.95%) FIX Protocol
15 26 (15.95%) Algorithmic Trading
15 26 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (15.95%) Sybase
16 25 (15.34%) E-Commerce
17 24 (14.72%) Mathematics
18 23 (14.11%) Banking
18 23 (14.11%) C#
19 22 (13.50%) Algorithms
20 21 (12.88%) TIBCO
20 21 (12.88%) Relational Database
21 19 (11.66%) MongoDB
21 19 (11.66%) Multithreading

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.07%) Apache
1 5 (3.07%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.07%) Bluemix
1 5 (3.07%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.07%) IaaS
1 5 (3.07%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.07%) PaaS
1 5 (3.07%) SaaS
2 3 (1.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (35.58%) Kdb+
2 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
3 21 (12.88%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.66%) MongoDB
5 14 (8.59%) OLTP
6 12 (7.36%) MySQL
7 11 (6.75%) Tick Data
8 10 (6.13%) Hadoop
8 10 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.07%) Hazelcast
9 5 (3.07%) SAP HANA
10 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.45%) Redis
11 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.61%) Big Data
13 1 (0.61%) DB2
13 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Maven
2 11 (6.75%) Subversion
3 10 (6.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.45%) Bower
4 4 (2.45%) Grunt
4 4 (2.45%) JIRA
5 3 (1.84%) VTune
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Ant
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (33.74%) Finance
2 43 (26.38%) Front Office
3 23 (14.11%) Banking
4 12 (7.36%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.75%) French Language
6 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Electronics
7 3 (1.84%) Games
7 3 (1.84%) German Language
7 3 (1.84%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (79.75%) Developer
2 48 (29.45%) KDB Developer
3 42 (25.77%) Java Developer
4 29 (17.79%) Senior Developer
5 24 (14.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (13.50%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Java Pricing Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.75%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Java Team Leader
11 6 (3.68%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.07%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.07%) Trainee
12 5 (3.07%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.95%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (11.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (11.66%) STL
3 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
3 17 (10.43%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (6.75%) HTML
5 9 (5.52%) CSS
5 9 (5.52%) REST
6 7 (4.29%) HTML5
6 7 (4.29%) Node.js
7 6 (3.68%) Pandas
7 6 (3.68%) scikit-learn
7 6 (3.68%) WPF
8 5 (3.07%) Akka
8 5 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (3.07%) Ember.js
8 5 (3.07%) React
8 5 (3.07%) SOAP
8 5 (3.07%) Swagger
8 5 (3.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.67%) Equities
2 40 (24.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (18.40%) Fixed Income
4 22 (13.50%) Algorithms
5 18 (11.04%) Computer Science
5 18 (11.04%) Fintech
6 17 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (8.59%) Hedge funds
8 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (6.75%) Derivative
10 7 (4.29%) Data Structures
11 6 (3.68%) Data Centre
11 6 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (3.68%) User Experience
12 5 (3.07%) TWAP
12 5 (3.07%) VWAP
13 4 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (1.84%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.84%) Social Media
14 3 (1.84%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 95 (58.28%) Linux
2 77 (47.24%) Unix
3 12 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.07%) Android
4 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.84%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.20%) Low Latency
2 42 (25.77%) Electronic Trading
3 33 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 26 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.95%) Algorithmic Trading
5 25 (15.34%) E-Commerce
6 24 (14.72%) Mathematics
7 19 (11.66%) Multithreading
8 18 (11.04%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (9.82%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.20%) High-Frequency Trading
10 15 (9.20%) Performance Optimisation
11 14 (8.59%) OO
11 14 (8.59%) System Testing
12 12 (7.36%) Validation
13 11 (6.75%) Open Source
14 10 (6.13%) Systematic Trading
15 9 (5.52%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.52%) Scrum
16 8 (4.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (60.74%) Java
2 56 (34.36%) C++
3 50 (30.67%) Python
4 40 (24.54%) SQL
5 23 (14.11%) C#
6 18 (11.04%) Groovy
7 17 (10.43%) Shell Script
8 16 (9.82%) C
9 11 (6.75%) Perl
10 10 (6.13%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.68%) PHP
12 4 (2.45%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (2.45%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.84%) Scala
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (18.40%) Degree
2 13 (7.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Docker
2 3 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.29%) Puppet
2 5 (3.07%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Sybase
2 21 (12.88%) TIBCO
3 18 (11.04%) ION Trading
3 18 (11.04%) Solace
4 14 (8.59%) Vertica
5 12 (7.36%) Intel
6 11 (6.75%) Oracle
7 6 (3.68%) GigaSpaces
7 6 (3.68%) Splunk
8 5 (3.07%) Google
8 5 (3.07%) IBM
8 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.07%) SAP
8 5 (3.07%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.23%) Zend
10 1 (0.61%) Perforce
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