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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 169 150 155
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing KDB 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.054% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £70,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £52,500
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
1147 1092 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.71% 35.84% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 752 717 681
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 2 £70,000 -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) RDBMS
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
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 29 August 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%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (15.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
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 Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) WPF
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) Task Parallel Library
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%) Web Development
1 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) MVVM
2 5 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
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%) Shell Script
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) StreamBase
2 3 (15.00%) Wall Street Systems