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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 581 552 498
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -54
Permanent jobs citing KDB 48 57 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 125
Average salary £82,500 £75,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £62,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,500 £101,500
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
KDB
England

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
13707 13395 14112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.99% 30.14% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11935 11682 12388
Average salary £53,050 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 October 2014.

KDB Salary Histogram in London

KDB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 14 £80,000 +10.34% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 118 (73.75%) Java
2 99 (61.88%) Front Office
3 81 (50.63%) Low Latency
4 70 (43.75%) Multithreading
5 62 (38.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 59 (36.88%) Electronic Trading
7 55 (34.38%) Finance
8 54 (33.75%) C++
9 50 (31.25%) Banking
10 49 (30.63%) Equities
11 43 (26.88%) Investment Banking
12 42 (26.25%) Linux
13 40 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
14 38 (23.75%) Degree
15 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
16 34 (21.25%) Python
17 33 (20.63%) Sybase
18 32 (20.00%) Algorithms
19 31 (19.38%) TIBCO
20 27 (16.88%) Rendezvous
21 26 (16.25%) UNIX
21 26 (16.25%) Mathematics
21 26 (16.25%) 29West
22 24 (15.00%) SQL
23 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (14.38%) Open Source
24 22 (13.75%) Analytics
24 22 (13.75%) Fixed Income
25 21 (13.13%) TIBCO EMS
26 19 (11.88%) Spring

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 21 (13.13%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.25%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Subversion
2 5 (3.13%) jMock
2 5 (3.13%) Hamcrest
2 5 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.50%) JUnit
3 4 (2.50%) Mockito
4 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.25%) Maven
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Redmine
General
1 99 (61.88%) Front Office
2 55 (34.38%) Finance
3 50 (31.25%) Banking
4 43 (26.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (83.13%) Developer
2 77 (48.13%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.25%) Applications Support
4 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.63%) Lead Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (3.75%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.50%) Python Developer
10 3 (1.88%) WPF Developer
10 3 (1.88%) FX Support Analyst
10 3 (1.88%) Senior Quantitative Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Technical Leader
10 3 (1.88%) C# Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.88%) Rendezvous
2 19 (11.88%) Spring
3 17 (10.63%) Middleware
4 12 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.13%) OSGi
6 4 (2.50%) J2SE
7 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.88%) WPF
7 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.88%) Esper
7 3 (1.88%) Pyramid
7 3 (1.88%) Pandas
7 3 (1.88%) SciPy
7 3 (1.88%) NumPy
8 2 (1.25%) .NET
8 2 (1.25%) EJB
9 1 (0.63%) STL
9 1 (0.63%) XML
9 1 (0.63%) HTML
9 1 (0.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 62 (38.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 49 (30.63%) Equities
3 32 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 26 (16.25%) Mathematics
5 23 (14.38%) Open Source
6 22 (13.75%) Fixed Income
7 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
8 13 (8.13%) Hedge funds
9 7 (4.38%) Derivative
10 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.88%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.25%) Statistics
12 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.25%) Linux
2 26 (16.25%) UNIX
3 9 (5.63%) Windows
4 6 (3.75%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.63%) Low Latency
2 70 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 59 (36.88%) Electronic Trading
4 40 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (13.75%) Analytics
8 19 (11.88%) Risk Management
9 18 (11.25%) OO
10 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (6.88%) TDD
13 7 (4.38%) ITIL
14 5 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (2.50%) Line Management
15 4 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (2.50%) Unit Testing
16 3 (1.88%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (1.88%) Refactoring
16 3 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 118 (73.75%) Java
2 54 (33.75%) C++
3 34 (21.25%) Python
4 24 (15.00%) SQL
5 18 (11.25%) C#
6 17 (10.63%) Perl
7 12 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.75%) Scala
9 5 (3.13%) R
10 4 (2.50%) C
11 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (23.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) PhD
2 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.63%) EMIR
1 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 33 (20.63%) Sybase
2 31 (19.38%) TIBCO
3 26 (16.25%) 29West
4 14 (8.75%) ION Trading
5 13 (8.13%) Oracle
6 7 (4.38%) Tradeweb
7 5 (3.13%) MarketAxess
7 5 (3.13%) Google
7 5 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.50%) Informatica
9 3 (1.88%) ParAccel
10 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.25%) Perforce
10 2 (1.25%) Reuters
11 1 (0.63%) Teradata
11 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
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