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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
England / London
Rank 496 545 613
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +68
Permanent jobs citing KDB 83 97 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.24% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 28
Median salary £92,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £97,750 £90,750
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £110,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-46.59% +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
9888 12713 12406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.95% 31.45% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8711 11013 10673
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 January 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 January 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 +42 33 £92,500 +17.46% 1
Canary Wharf -11 11 £115,000 +119.04%
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 108 (69.68%) Java
2 86 (55.48%) Linux
3 73 (47.10%) Unix
4 64 (41.29%) Low Latency
5 60 (38.71%) Kdb+
6 58 (37.42%) Python
7 54 (34.84%) Finance
7 54 (34.84%) Equities
8 49 (31.61%) C++
8 49 (31.61%) Electronic Trading
9 46 (29.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (27.74%) SQL
10 43 (27.74%) Front Office
11 33 (21.29%) Software Engineering
12 31 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (18.71%) TIBCO
14 29 (18.71%) Degree
15 28 (18.06%) C#
15 28 (18.06%) Fixed Income
16 27 (17.42%) E-Commerce
16 27 (17.42%) FIX Protocol
17 26 (16.77%) Relational Database
17 26 (16.77%) Sybase
17 26 (16.77%) Algorithms
18 24 (15.48%) Multithreading
19 23 (14.84%) TIBCO EMS
20 22 (14.19%) Algorithmic Trading
21 21 (13.55%) Banking
21 21 (13.55%) ION Trading

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 8 (5.16%) Apache
2 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.23%) Bluemix
1 5 (3.23%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.23%) IaaS
1 5 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.23%) PaaS
1 5 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.71%) Kdb+
2 31 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 26 (16.77%) Relational Database
4 19 (12.26%) MongoDB
5 13 (8.39%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.45%) OLTP
8 8 (5.16%) MySQL
8 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.23%) Hazelcast
10 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.23%) SAP HANA
11 4 (2.58%) Tick Data
12 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.65%) DB2
12 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) Maven
2 14 (9.03%) Subversion
3 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.16%) JUnit
5 5 (3.23%) Ant
5 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.94%) JIRA
6 3 (1.94%) VTune
7 2 (1.29%) NUnit
7 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 54 (34.84%) Finance
2 43 (27.74%) Front Office
3 21 (13.55%) Banking
4 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.81%) French Language
6 5 (3.23%) Games
7 4 (2.58%) Back Office
7 4 (2.58%) German Language
7 4 (2.58%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.94%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (83.87%) Developer
2 52 (33.55%) Java Developer
3 41 (26.45%) KDB Developer
4 27 (17.42%) Senior Developer
5 22 (14.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (11.61%) C++ Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (5.16%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.52%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.23%) Architect
12 5 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.42%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (14.84%) TIBCO EMS
3 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
4 16 (10.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (10.32%) STL
5 15 (9.68%) HTML
6 10 (6.45%) CSS
6 10 (6.45%) HTML5
6 10 (6.45%) Node.js
7 9 (5.81%) JMS
8 8 (5.16%) .NET
8 8 (5.16%) Lucene
9 7 (4.52%) Django
9 7 (4.52%) Pandas
9 7 (4.52%) WPF
10 6 (3.87%) scikit-learn
10 6 (3.87%) Spring
10 6 (3.87%) XML
11 5 (3.23%) DAO
11 5 (3.23%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.84%) Equities
2 46 (29.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (18.06%) Fixed Income
4 26 (16.77%) Algorithms
5 21 (13.55%) Computer Science
6 18 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (6.45%) Data Centre
8 10 (6.45%) Data Structures
9 9 (5.81%) Hedge funds
10 8 (5.16%) Derivative
11 7 (4.52%) Fintech
12 6 (3.87%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (3.87%) Visualisation
13 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
13 4 (2.58%) TWAP
13 4 (2.58%) VWAP
14 3 (1.94%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.94%) Social Media
14 3 (1.94%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.48%) Linux
2 73 (47.10%) Unix
3 9 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Android
4 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.29%) Low Latency
2 49 (31.61%) Electronic Trading
3 33 (21.29%) Software Engineering
4 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.42%) E-Commerce
6 24 (15.48%) Multithreading
7 22 (14.19%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (10.97%) OO
9 15 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (8.39%) Open Source
10 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.74%) High-Frequency Trading
12 11 (7.10%) Performance Optimisation
12 11 (7.10%) Scrum
13 10 (6.45%) MVC
13 10 (6.45%) System Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Analytics
14 9 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.81%) OOD
15 8 (5.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 108 (69.68%) Java
2 58 (37.42%) Python
3 49 (31.61%) C++
4 43 (27.74%) SQL
5 28 (18.06%) C#
6 21 (13.55%) Groovy
7 17 (10.97%) Shell Script
8 13 (8.39%) C
9 11 (7.10%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.45%) Perl
11 5 (3.23%) PHP
12 3 (1.94%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.45%) Puppet
2 5 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) TIBCO
2 26 (16.77%) Sybase
3 21 (13.55%) ION Trading
3 21 (13.55%) Solace
4 17 (10.97%) Oracle
5 10 (6.45%) Intel
5 10 (6.45%) Vertica
6 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.87%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (3.23%) Google
8 5 (3.23%) IBM
8 5 (3.23%) Perforce
8 5 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.23%) SAP
8 5 (3.23%) Splunk
8 5 (3.23%) StreamBase
8 5 (3.23%) Zend
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