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 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 99 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing KDB 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.076% 0.090% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.21% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £77,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -10.00%
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
531 469 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.11% 42.44% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 294 270 192
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
1 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) Front Office
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) WPF
3 9 (60.00%) Equities
4 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) MVVM
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) StreamBase
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) GemFire
7 3 (20.00%) Multithreading

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (20.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (93.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) WPF
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Equities
2 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OO
1 5 (33.33%) MVVM
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) StreamBase