The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 133 176 179
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing KDB 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 0.096% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £77,500
KDB
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
815 1038 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.38% 31.09% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 506 678 733
Median salary £42,500 £43,553 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.41% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

KDB
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the Scotland region.

KDB Salary Trend in Scotland

KDB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

KDB Salary Histogram in Scotland

KDB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 11 £55,000 -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for KDB.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (50.00%) Banking
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (50.00%) Kdb+
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Equities
7 4 (33.33%) Front Office
7 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (33.33%) Sybase
7 4 (33.33%) DB2
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) Derivative
7 4 (33.33%) Use Case
7 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (33.33%) Analytics
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (25.00%) JUnit
8 3 (25.00%) C++
8 3 (25.00%) OO

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Kdb+
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) KDB Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) WPF
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) J2SE
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Swing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 2 (16.67%) Market Making
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle