The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 114 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Permanent jobs citing KDB 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.60% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £70,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 - £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £73,000
KDB
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
536 500 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.77% 43.37% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 303 308 183
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

KDB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

KDB Salary Trend in Glasgow

KDB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

KDB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) Perl
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 14 (77.78%) Front Office
3 13 (72.22%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) C++
4 12 (66.67%) Equities
5 11 (61.11%) WPF
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) MVVM
8 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 5 (27.78%) UNIX
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 4 (22.22%) Web Development
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (22.22%) StreamBase
10 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Memory Management

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (16.67%) GemFire
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (77.78%) Front Office
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) C# Developer
2 11 (61.11%) WPF Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) WPF
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Equities
2 7 (38.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) MVVM
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) Perl
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) StreamBase
2 3 (16.67%) Wall Street Systems