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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 574 546 521
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Permanent jobs citing KDB 41 74 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.54% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 103
Average salary £80,000 £72,500 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £90,000 £105,000
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
13503 13798 14062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.87% 30.73% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11772 12050 12326
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 £36,700 £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 30 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 30 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 13 £70,000 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 93 (69.92%) Java
2 82 (61.65%) Front Office
3 64 (48.12%) Low Latency
4 51 (38.35%) Multithreading
5 49 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (35.34%) Finance
7 46 (34.59%) Electronic Trading
8 45 (33.83%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (31.58%) Equities
10 41 (30.83%) Banking
10 41 (30.83%) C++
11 37 (27.82%) Linux
12 34 (25.56%) Investment Banking
13 31 (23.31%) Algorithmic Trading
13 31 (23.31%) Python
14 30 (22.56%) Software Engineering
15 29 (21.80%) Degree
16 28 (21.05%) Algorithms
17 24 (18.05%) 29West
17 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (16.54%) TIBCO
19 20 (15.04%) UNIX
19 20 (15.04%) SQL
20 19 (14.29%) Rendezvous
20 19 (14.29%) OO
21 18 (13.53%) Sybase
22 17 (12.78%) C#
22 17 (12.78%) Fixed Income
22 17 (12.78%) Mathematics
23 16 (12.03%) Open Source

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (11.28%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.75%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) Big Data
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Subversion
1 7 (5.26%) jMock
1 7 (5.26%) Hamcrest
1 7 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.50%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) Mockito
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
3 1 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 82 (61.65%) Front Office
2 47 (35.34%) Finance
3 41 (30.83%) Banking
4 34 (25.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.76%) Back Office
6 4 (3.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (80.45%) Developer
2 57 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.28%) Applications Support
4 9 (6.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.51%) Lead Developer
5 6 (4.51%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.01%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.01%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (2.26%) Senior Quantitative Developer
8 3 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.26%) WPF Developer
8 3 (2.26%) FX Support Analyst
8 3 (2.26%) Architect
8 3 (2.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (14.29%) Rendezvous
3 14 (10.53%) Middleware
4 11 (8.27%) Spring
5 7 (5.26%) OSGi
6 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.26%) Esper
6 3 (2.26%) Pyramid
6 3 (2.26%) Pandas
6 3 (2.26%) SciPy
6 3 (2.26%) NumPy
6 3 (2.26%) WPF
7 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.50%) EJB
7 2 (1.50%) J2SE
8 1 (0.75%) HTML
8 1 (0.75%) STL
8 1 (0.75%) XML
8 1 (0.75%) Java SE
8 1 (0.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (31.58%) Equities
3 28 (21.05%) Algorithms
4 17 (12.78%) Fixed Income
4 17 (12.78%) Mathematics
5 16 (12.03%) Open Source
6 13 (9.77%) Computer Science
7 11 (8.27%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.01%) Derivative
9 3 (2.26%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.50%) Statistics
10 2 (1.50%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.75%) Physics
11 1 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.82%) Linux
2 20 (15.04%) UNIX
3 7 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Low Latency
2 51 (38.35%) Multithreading
3 46 (34.59%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (23.31%) Algorithmic Trading
5 30 (22.56%) Software Engineering
6 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (14.29%) OO
8 15 (11.28%) Analytics
9 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.52%) TDD
11 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.26%) ITIL
12 7 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (3.76%) Market Making
13 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (3.01%) Unit Testing
15 3 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (2.26%) Refactoring
15 3 (2.26%) Distributed Algorithms
15 3 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 93 (69.92%) Java
2 41 (30.83%) C++
3 31 (23.31%) Python
4 20 (15.04%) SQL
5 17 (12.78%) C#
6 13 (9.77%) Perl
7 11 (8.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.76%) Scala
9 4 (3.01%) R
10 2 (1.50%) C
11 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 29 (21.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.75%) EMIR
1 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) 29West
2 22 (16.54%) TIBCO
3 18 (13.53%) Sybase
4 9 (6.77%) ION Trading
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle
4 9 (6.77%) Tradeweb
5 7 (5.26%) MarketAxess
5 7 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 7 (5.26%) Google
6 3 (2.26%) ParAccel
7 2 (1.50%) Reuters
7 2 (1.50%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.75%) Portware
8 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) Cognos
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
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