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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 575 547 550
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs citing KDB 30 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 74 64
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -31.25%
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
12070 12946 13603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.24% 30.30% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10409 11039 11986
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 0 7 £75,000 -6.25% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (80.00%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) Front Office
3 37 (52.86%) Low Latency
4 35 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (41.43%) Algorithmic Trading
6 27 (38.57%) Multithreading
7 25 (35.71%) Finance
8 24 (34.29%) 29West
9 22 (31.43%) Linux
10 20 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
11 19 (27.14%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (27.14%) Algorithms
12 18 (25.71%) OO
12 18 (25.71%) Python
13 17 (24.29%) C++
13 17 (24.29%) Degree
14 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
14 15 (21.43%) UNIX
15 14 (20.00%) Banking
15 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 13 (18.57%) TIBCO
17 12 (17.14%) Rendezvous
17 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
17 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
17 12 (17.14%) Equities
18 10 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
18 10 (14.29%) Investment Banking
18 10 (14.29%) Scala
18 10 (14.29%) Hedge funds

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) RMDS
1 1 (1.43%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
1 3 (4.29%) jMock
1 3 (4.29%) Hamcrest
1 3 (4.29%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 42 (60.00%) Front Office
2 25 (35.71%) Finance
3 14 (20.00%) Banking
4 10 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 10 (14.29%) Back Office
5 4 (5.71%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Developer
2 40 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Quantitative Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) C++ Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Junior
6 2 (2.86%) Python Developer
6 2 (2.86%) FX Support Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Junior Support Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Senior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Designer
7 1 (1.43%) Senior Designer
7 1 (1.43%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (1.43%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (17.14%) Rendezvous
3 4 (5.71%) Spring
4 3 (4.29%) OSGi
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.86%) Pyramid
5 2 (2.86%) Pandas
5 2 (2.86%) SciPy
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) jBPM
6 1 (1.43%) Java SE
6 1 (1.43%) STL
6 1 (1.43%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) J2SE
6 1 (1.43%) JMS
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.43%) NumPy
6 1 (1.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.43%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (27.14%) Algorithms
3 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 12 (17.14%) Equities
4 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
5 10 (14.29%) Hedge funds
6 8 (11.43%) Fixed Income
7 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (7.14%) Derivative
9 4 (5.71%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (4.29%) Statistics
10 3 (4.29%) Open Source
11 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.86%) Physics
12 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Low Latency
2 29 (41.43%) Algorithmic Trading
3 27 (38.57%) Multithreading
4 20 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
5 18 (25.71%) OO
6 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.86%) Market Making
9 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) Complex Event Processing
11 4 (5.71%) Analytics
12 3 (4.29%) Distributed Algorithms
12 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
12 3 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (4.29%) TDD
12 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (4.29%) Time Series Analysis
13 2 (2.86%) Systematic Trading
13 2 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) Python
3 17 (24.29%) C++
4 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Scala
5 8 (11.43%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) C
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PhD
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) 29West
2 13 (18.57%) TIBCO
3 7 (10.00%) Informatica
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Sybase
6 3 (4.29%) Bloomberg
6 3 (4.29%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) Tradeweb
6 3 (4.29%) MarketAxess
7 2 (2.86%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.43%) Portware
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Fidessa
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