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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 601 526 548
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +22
Permanent jobs citing KDB 33 104 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.75% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 96 80
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £80,000
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
12955 13877 14254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.46% 30.76% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11184 11890 12583
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +3 8 £70,000 -11.11% 5
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 67 (76.14%) Java
2 52 (59.09%) Front Office
3 42 (47.73%) Low Latency
4 36 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (38.64%) Finance
6 33 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 29 (32.95%) Algorithmic Trading
8 28 (31.82%) FIX Protocol
9 27 (30.68%) Linux
10 24 (27.27%) OO
10 24 (27.27%) Python
10 24 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
11 23 (26.14%) C++
12 22 (25.00%) 29West
13 21 (23.86%) Banking
14 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
14 20 (22.73%) Equities
14 20 (22.73%) Algorithms
15 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (20.45%) UNIX
17 17 (19.32%) TIBCO
17 17 (19.32%) Investment Banking
17 17 (19.32%) Degree
18 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
19 14 (15.91%) Rendezvous
20 13 (14.77%) C#
20 13 (14.77%) Hedge funds
21 12 (13.64%) SQL
21 12 (13.64%) Fixed Income
21 12 (13.64%) Mathematics

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (13.64%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) RMDS
1 1 (1.14%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Subversion
1 5 (5.68%) jMock
1 5 (5.68%) Hamcrest
1 5 (5.68%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.41%) Maven
General
1 52 (59.09%) Front Office
2 34 (38.64%) Finance
3 21 (23.86%) Banking
4 17 (19.32%) Investment Banking
5 10 (11.36%) Back Office
6 4 (4.55%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (84.09%) Developer
2 40 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.41%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Quantitative Developer
8 2 (2.27%) WPF Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.27%) FX Support Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (15.91%) Rendezvous
3 6 (6.82%) Spring
4 5 (5.68%) OSGi
5 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.55%) Esper
5 4 (4.55%) Pyramid
5 4 (4.55%) Pandas
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware
5 4 (4.55%) SciPy
6 3 (3.41%) NumPy
7 2 (2.27%) WPF
8 1 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.14%) HTML5
8 1 (1.14%) Velocity
8 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.14%) jBPM
8 1 (1.14%) Java SE
8 1 (1.14%) HTML
8 1 (1.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (22.73%) Equities
2 20 (22.73%) Algorithms
3 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
4 13 (14.77%) Hedge funds
5 12 (13.64%) Fixed Income
5 12 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 9 (10.23%) Open Source
7 4 (4.55%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (3.41%) Derivative
8 3 (3.41%) Statistics
8 3 (3.41%) Reference Data
8 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.27%) Physics
10 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 18 (20.45%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Low Latency
2 33 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 29 (32.95%) Algorithmic Trading
4 24 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
4 24 (27.27%) OO
5 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.36%) Analytics
8 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.95%) Market Making
10 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.82%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.55%) Systematic Trading
12 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.55%) Refactoring
13 3 (3.41%) Investment Management
13 3 (3.41%) Distributed Algorithms
13 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (76.14%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) Python
3 23 (26.14%) C++
4 13 (14.77%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) SQL
6 10 (11.36%) Scala
7 4 (4.55%) C
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VBA
9 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) 29West
2 17 (19.32%) TIBCO
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) Sybase
5 5 (5.68%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.68%) Google
5 5 (5.68%) Tradeweb
5 5 (5.68%) MarketAxess
6 3 (3.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.27%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.14%) Teradata
8 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.14%) Cognos
8 1 (1.14%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.14%) Portware
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau
8 1 (1.14%) ParAccel
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