The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 166 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing KDB 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.092% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £58,750 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £85,000 £73,000
% change year-on-year
-30.88% +16.43%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1174 1178 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.64% 36.12% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 785 788 721
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
KDB
UK

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
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 July 2014.

KDB Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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
Glasgow -15 4 £58,750 -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
1 19 (95.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) Front Office
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Equities
5 11 (55.00%) WPF
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (30.00%) StreamBase
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (30.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (25.00%) MVVM
8 5 (25.00%) Memory Management
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) GemFire
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (70.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
2 11 (55.00%) WPF Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) WPF
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) CGI
6 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Equities
2 7 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVVM
2 5 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
1 19 (95.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) StreamBase
2 3 (15.00%) Wall Street Systems