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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank - 157 164
Permanent jobs citing KDB 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+109.52% -4.54%
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
924 952 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.28% 30.94% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 596 644 722
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) GemFire
1 4 (100.00%) StreamBase
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Garbage Collection

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) GemFire
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Garbage Collection
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) StreamBase