The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 157 166 161
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing KDB 5 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.37% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 1.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.29%
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
1051 1231 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.24% 32.54% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 677 853 764
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KDB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Glasgow -10 5 £45,000 -16.27%
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Equities
2 7 (87.50%) Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Front Office
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) RAD
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Games
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) DB2

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Development Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Development Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Equities
1 7 (87.50%) Derivative
2 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++