The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
England / London
Rank 506 562 623
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +61
Permanent jobs citing KDB 77 87 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 70 28
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £95,500 £104,000
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10054 12765 12549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.09% 31.40% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8783 11066 10801
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

KDB
Salary Trend in London

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

KDB Salary Trend in London

KDB
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

KDB Salary Histogram in London

KDB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
City of London +49 43 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Canary Wharf -10 7 £115,000 +119.04%
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 99 (63.06%) Java
2 86 (54.78%) Linux
3 75 (47.77%) Unix
4 63 (40.13%) Low Latency
5 58 (36.94%) Kdb+
6 54 (34.39%) C++
6 54 (34.39%) Equities
7 53 (33.76%) Finance
8 47 (29.94%) Python
8 47 (29.94%) Electronic Trading
9 46 (29.30%) Front Office
10 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 40 (25.48%) SQL
12 31 (19.75%) Software Engineering
13 30 (19.11%) Fixed Income
14 29 (18.47%) Degree
15 28 (17.83%) NoSQL
16 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (16.56%) Sybase
17 26 (16.56%) E-Commerce
17 26 (16.56%) Algorithmic Trading
18 25 (15.92%) FIX Protocol
19 24 (15.29%) TIBCO
19 24 (15.29%) C#
19 24 (15.29%) Banking
20 23 (14.65%) Algorithms
21 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
22 20 (12.74%) Multithreading
23 19 (12.10%) Groovy
23 19 (12.10%) TIBCO EMS

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (3.18%) Apache
1 5 (3.18%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.18%) Bluemix
1 5 (3.18%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.18%) IaaS
1 5 (3.18%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.18%) PaaS
1 5 (3.18%) SaaS
2 3 (1.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (36.94%) Kdb+
2 28 (17.83%) NoSQL
3 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 13 (8.28%) OLTP
6 10 (6.37%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.37%) Tick Data
7 6 (3.82%) MySQL
7 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.18%) Hazelcast
8 5 (3.18%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.64%) Big Data
11 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.64%) DB2
11 1 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Maven
2 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.37%) Subversion
3 3 (1.91%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) VTune
4 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Ant
5 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (33.76%) Finance
2 46 (29.30%) Front Office
3 24 (15.29%) Banking
4 12 (7.64%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.73%) French Language
7 5 (3.18%) Games
8 3 (1.91%) Back Office
8 3 (1.91%) Electronics
8 3 (1.91%) German Language
8 3 (1.91%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.64%) Retail
10 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (82.80%) Developer
2 47 (29.94%) KDB Developer
3 45 (28.66%) Java Developer
4 27 (17.20%) Senior Developer
5 22 (14.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (13.38%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Java Pricing Developer
8 13 (8.28%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Lead Developer
10 11 (7.01%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.73%) Python Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Java Team Leader
12 7 (4.46%) Systems Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 5 (3.18%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 5 (3.18%) Architect
14 5 (3.18%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
14 5 (3.18%) Senior Architect
14 5 (3.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.92%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (12.10%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (11.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (11.46%) STL
4 12 (7.64%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.37%) HTML
6 8 (5.10%) CSS
7 7 (4.46%) HTML5
7 7 (4.46%) Node.js
8 6 (3.82%) Pandas
8 6 (3.82%) scikit-learn
8 6 (3.82%) WPF
9 5 (3.18%) Akka
9 5 (3.18%) DOM
9 5 (3.18%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.18%) Ember.js
9 5 (3.18%) React
9 5 (3.18%) REST
9 5 (3.18%) SOAP
9 5 (3.18%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.39%) Equities
2 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (19.11%) Fixed Income
4 23 (14.65%) Algorithms
5 18 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (10.83%) Computer Science
7 13 (8.28%) Fintech
8 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (6.37%) Hedge funds
10 9 (5.73%) Derivative
11 7 (4.46%) Data Structures
11 7 (4.46%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
13 5 (3.18%) TWAP
13 5 (3.18%) VWAP
14 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
14 3 (1.91%) iPad
14 3 (1.91%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.91%) Social Media
14 3 (1.91%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 86 (54.78%) Linux
2 75 (47.77%) Unix
3 10 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.18%) Android
4 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.13%) Low Latency
2 47 (29.94%) Electronic Trading
3 31 (19.75%) Software Engineering
4 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (16.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (16.56%) E-Commerce
6 20 (12.74%) Multithreading
7 19 (12.10%) Mathematics
8 17 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.92%) High-Frequency Trading
10 14 (8.92%) OO
10 14 (8.92%) Performance Optimisation
11 13 (8.28%) System Testing
12 11 (7.01%) Open Source
13 10 (6.37%) Analytics
14 9 (5.73%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.73%) Scrum
14 9 (5.73%) Validation
15 8 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 99 (63.06%) Java
2 54 (34.39%) C++
3 47 (29.94%) Python
4 40 (25.48%) SQL
5 24 (15.29%) C#
6 19 (12.10%) Groovy
7 15 (9.55%) C
8 14 (8.92%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.01%) Perl
10 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Docker
2 3 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.46%) Puppet
2 5 (3.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Sybase
2 24 (15.29%) TIBCO
3 19 (12.10%) ION Trading
3 19 (12.10%) Solace
4 13 (8.28%) Vertica
5 12 (7.64%) Intel
6 11 (7.01%) Oracle
7 6 (3.82%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (3.18%) Google
8 5 (3.18%) IBM
8 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.18%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.18%) SAP
8 5 (3.18%) Splunk
8 5 (3.18%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.27%) Zend
10 1 (0.64%) Perforce
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