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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 581 567 544
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Permanent jobs citing KDB 47 103 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 63
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,750 £105,000 £118,000
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +45.69%
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
13583 15283 13770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.34% 30.87% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11691 13013 11905
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +16 23 £62,500 -21.87% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 59 (75.64%) Java
2 46 (58.97%) Front Office
3 32 (41.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (38.46%) Low Latency
5 29 (37.18%) Python
6 26 (33.33%) Linux
7 24 (30.77%) SQL
7 24 (30.77%) 29West
7 24 (30.77%) Derivative
8 21 (26.92%) Degree
8 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
9 19 (24.36%) Algorithmic Trading
10 18 (23.08%) Perl
11 17 (21.79%) Finance
12 16 (20.51%) OO
12 16 (20.51%) Banking
13 15 (19.23%) Fixed Income
13 15 (19.23%) Multicast
14 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
14 14 (17.95%) Sybase
14 14 (17.95%) UNIX
14 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
14 14 (17.95%) Reuters
14 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
15 13 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.67%) Algorithms
15 13 (16.67%) Market Making
16 12 (15.38%) C#
17 11 (14.10%) C++

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) RMDS
1 3 (3.85%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
1 1 (1.28%) Maven
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 46 (58.97%) Front Office
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 16 (20.51%) Banking
4 11 (14.10%) Back Office
5 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 39 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Applications Support
4 13 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Data Modeller
8 1 (1.28%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.28%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Junior Support Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Designer
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Rendezvous
2 7 (8.97%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) jBPM
4 1 (1.28%) JMS
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.28%) Velocity
4 1 (1.28%) WPF
4 1 (1.28%) SciPy
4 1 (1.28%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.28%) Esper
4 1 (1.28%) Pyramid
4 1 (1.28%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (30.77%) Derivative
3 15 (19.23%) Fixed Income
4 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
5 13 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 9 (11.54%) Equities
8 6 (7.69%) Hedge funds
9 4 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (5.13%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (2.56%) Physics
10 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
10 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.56%) Open Source
11 1 (1.28%) User Experience
11 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.28%) Statistics
11 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) UNIX
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Low Latency
2 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
3 19 (24.36%) Algorithmic Trading
4 16 (20.51%) OO
5 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 13 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (16.67%) Market Making
7 11 (14.10%) DNA
8 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.54%) Complex Event Processing
9 6 (7.69%) Analytics
9 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.85%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.85%) ITIL
10 3 (3.85%) UML
10 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 1 (1.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) Python
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) Perl
5 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
6 12 (15.38%) C#
7 11 (14.10%) C++
7 11 (14.10%) Scala
8 5 (6.41%) C
9 4 (5.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.28%) Tcl
10 1 (1.28%) AWK
10 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) 29West
2 14 (17.95%) Sybase
2 14 (17.95%) Reuters
3 11 (14.10%) Informatica
3 11 (14.10%) Tradeweb
4 8 (10.26%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.13%) ION Trading
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) Fidessa
6 3 (3.85%) Portware
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago