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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 136 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing KDB 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.084% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
752 949 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.61% 30.89% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 487 617 740
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
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 9 December 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 +18 2 £47,500 -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) WPF
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) Kdb+
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) DB2
7 5 (38.46%) Equities
8 4 (30.77%) Front Office
8 4 (30.77%) HTML
8 4 (30.77%) Sybase
8 4 (30.77%) Perl
8 4 (30.77%) Analytics
8 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
8 4 (30.77%) HTML5
8 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (30.77%) Derivative
8 4 (30.77%) Use Case
8 4 (30.77%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (23.08%) Spring
9 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 3 (23.08%) WinForms
9 3 (23.08%) C++

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 7 (53.85%) Kdb+
2 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Front Office
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) KDB Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) J2SE
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Swing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Equities
2 4 (30.77%) Derivative
2 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Market Making
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (7.69%) MVVM
7 1 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sybase
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle