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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 571 562 503
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -59
Permanent jobs citing KDB 55 66 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.49% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 131
Average salary £82,500 £77,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -10.00%
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
13765 13362 14433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.07% 30.02% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11987 11633 12756
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,100 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 17 £72,500 +3.57% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 124 (74.70%) Java
2 103 (62.05%) Front Office
3 86 (51.81%) Low Latency
4 72 (43.37%) Multithreading
5 65 (39.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (36.14%) Electronic Trading
7 59 (35.54%) Finance
8 56 (33.73%) C++
9 52 (31.33%) Equities
10 51 (30.72%) Banking
11 43 (25.90%) Investment Banking
12 42 (25.30%) Algorithmic Trading
12 42 (25.30%) Linux
13 40 (24.10%) Degree
14 36 (21.69%) Software Engineering
15 35 (21.08%) Python
15 35 (21.08%) Sybase
16 32 (19.28%) TIBCO
17 28 (16.87%) Rendezvous
17 28 (16.87%) Mathematics
18 27 (16.27%) 29West
19 26 (15.66%) UNIX
20 25 (15.06%) Open Source
21 24 (14.46%) Analytics
22 23 (13.86%) SQL
22 23 (13.86%) Risk Management
23 22 (13.25%) TIBCO EMS
23 22 (13.25%) Fixed Income
23 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
24 21 (12.65%) Spring

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (13.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.20%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) Big Data
3 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) QlikView
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Subversion
2 5 (3.01%) jMock
2 5 (3.01%) Hamcrest
2 5 (3.01%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.41%) JUnit
3 4 (2.41%) Mockito
4 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) Maven
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 103 (62.05%) Front Office
2 59 (35.54%) Finance
3 51 (30.72%) Banking
4 43 (25.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) International Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (83.13%) Developer
2 80 (48.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Applications Support
4 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.02%) Lead Developer
6 7 (4.22%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.22%) Analyst
6 7 (4.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (3.61%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (3.61%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (3.01%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.41%) Python Developer
10 3 (1.81%) WPF Developer
10 3 (1.81%) FX Support Analyst
10 3 (1.81%) Senior Quantitative Developer
10 3 (1.81%) Technical Leader
10 3 (1.81%) C# Developer
10 3 (1.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.87%) Rendezvous
2 21 (12.65%) Spring
3 16 (9.64%) Middleware
4 12 (7.23%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.01%) OSGi
6 4 (2.41%) J2SE
7 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.81%) WPF
7 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.81%) Esper
7 3 (1.81%) Pyramid
7 3 (1.81%) Pandas
7 3 (1.81%) SciPy
7 3 (1.81%) NumPy
8 2 (1.20%) .NET
8 2 (1.20%) EJB
9 1 (0.60%) STL
9 1 (0.60%) Web Services
9 1 (0.60%) HTML
9 1 (0.60%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 65 (39.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (31.33%) Equities
3 28 (16.87%) Mathematics
4 25 (15.06%) Open Source
5 22 (13.25%) Fixed Income
6 15 (9.04%) Computer Science
7 13 (7.83%) Hedge funds
8 8 (4.82%) Derivative
9 3 (1.81%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.20%) Statistics
10 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.30%) Linux
2 26 (15.66%) UNIX
3 9 (5.42%) Windows
4 6 (3.61%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (51.81%) Low Latency
2 72 (43.37%) Multithreading
3 60 (36.14%) Electronic Trading
4 42 (25.30%) Algorithmic Trading
5 36 (21.69%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.46%) Analytics
7 23 (13.86%) Risk Management
8 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (12.65%) E-Commerce
10 18 (10.84%) OO
11 14 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (6.63%) TDD
13 7 (4.22%) ITIL
14 5 (3.01%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (3.01%) Complex Event Processing
14 5 (3.01%) Line Management
15 4 (2.41%) Unit Testing
16 3 (1.81%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (1.81%) Refactoring
16 3 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 124 (74.70%) Java
2 56 (33.73%) C++
3 35 (21.08%) Python
4 23 (13.86%) SQL
5 17 (10.24%) Perl
5 17 (10.24%) C#
6 12 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.61%) Scala
8 5 (3.01%) R
9 4 (2.41%) C
10 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 40 (24.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) PhD
2 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.60%) EMIR
1 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 35 (21.08%) Sybase
2 32 (19.28%) TIBCO
3 27 (16.27%) 29West
4 14 (8.43%) ION Trading
5 13 (7.83%) Oracle
6 7 (4.22%) Tradeweb
7 5 (3.01%) MarketAxess
7 5 (3.01%) Google
7 5 (3.01%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.41%) Informatica
9 3 (1.81%) ParAccel
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.20%) Perforce
10 2 (1.20%) Reuters
11 1 (0.60%) Teradata
11 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.60%) HP
11 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago