The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 833 915 862
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -53
Permanent jobs citing KDB 101 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.033% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 31 63
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+109.52% -4.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32150 32989 33792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.70% 30.97% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27271 28305 28586
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

KDB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB within the UK.

KDB Salary Trend in the UK

KDB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KDB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
England +69 101 £75,000 - 7
London +68 96 £70,000 -6.66% 7
City of London +75 26 £78,750 +5.00%
Canary Wharf - 7 £52,500 -
Oxford - 5 £110,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £110,000 -
South East - 5 £110,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £110,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £110,000 -
Leicester - 4 £110,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 126 (59.43%) Java
2 104 (49.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 95 (44.81%) Front Office
3 95 (44.81%) Finance
4 92 (43.40%) Unix
5 73 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
6 59 (27.83%) Linux
7 58 (27.36%) Low Latency
8 49 (23.11%) Python
9 47 (22.17%) C#
9 47 (22.17%) Degree
10 46 (21.70%) Ultra Messaging
11 45 (21.23%) SQL
12 44 (20.75%) Multithreading
13 43 (20.28%) C++
13 43 (20.28%) TIBCO
14 40 (18.87%) OO
15 39 (18.40%) Analytics
16 37 (17.45%) Computer Science
17 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
18 33 (15.57%) Oracle
18 33 (15.57%) Banking
19 31 (14.62%) Software Engineering
20 30 (14.15%) C
21 29 (13.68%) Rendezvous
21 29 (13.68%) WPF
22 27 (12.74%) Shell Script
22 27 (12.74%) MS Excel
23 26 (12.26%) .NET
23 26 (12.26%) Equities

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (4.25%) Node.js
2 4 (1.89%) GemFire
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (12.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.47%) RMDS
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.25%) Google App Engine
1 9 (4.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (4.25%) IaaS
1 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (4.25%) PaaS
1 9 (4.25%) SaaS
2 3 (1.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (2.83%) iSCSI
1 6 (2.83%) LAN
1 6 (2.83%) SAN
2 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.42%) InfiniBand
2 3 (1.42%) Multicast
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.79%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.25%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.25%) Hazelcast
4 9 (4.25%) SAP HANA
4 9 (4.25%) Tick Data
5 6 (2.83%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) Riak
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (9.91%) Subversion
2 19 (8.96%) Maven
3 14 (6.60%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 6 (2.83%) Ant
4 6 (2.83%) GDB
5 3 (1.42%) VTune
6 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (44.81%) Finance
1 95 (44.81%) Front Office
2 33 (15.57%) Banking
3 18 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.25%) French Language
5 6 (2.83%) German Language
6 4 (1.89%) Games
6 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (81.60%) Developer
2 75 (35.38%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.68%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 22 (10.38%) Python Developer
5 19 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.08%) Quantitative Developer
7 13 (6.13%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.66%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.25%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (3.77%) Architect
10 8 (3.77%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (3.77%) Front Office Developer
10 8 (3.77%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.30%) Unix Support
12 6 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (2.83%) Linux Support
12 6 (2.83%) Unix Engineer
12 6 (2.83%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.70%) Ultra Messaging
2 29 (13.68%) Rendezvous
2 29 (13.68%) WPF
3 26 (12.26%) .NET
4 25 (11.79%) TIBCO EMS
5 24 (11.32%) JMS
6 22 (10.38%) AngularJS
7 21 (9.91%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (6.60%) WCF
9 13 (6.13%) Esper
9 13 (6.13%) Pandas
9 13 (6.13%) Pyramid
9 13 (6.13%) SciPy
10 12 (5.66%) NumPy
11 10 (4.72%) Akka
11 10 (4.72%) RESTful
12 9 (4.25%) Backbone.js
12 9 (4.25%) HTML5
12 9 (4.25%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (4.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 104 (49.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (17.45%) Computer Science
3 26 (12.26%) Equities
3 26 (12.26%) Mathematics
4 25 (11.79%) Hedge funds
5 22 (10.38%) Algorithms
5 22 (10.38%) Data Structures
6 20 (9.43%) Physics
7 16 (7.55%) Visualisation
8 12 (5.66%) Fixed Income
9 11 (5.19%) Statistics
10 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (4.25%) Data Centre
12 8 (3.77%) Derivative
12 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.42%) Social Media
13 3 (1.42%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 92 (43.40%) Unix
2 59 (27.83%) Linux
3 26 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.25%) Android
4 9 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.83%) Windows
6 3 (1.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
2 58 (27.36%) Low Latency
3 44 (20.75%) Multithreading
4 40 (18.87%) OO
5 39 (18.40%) Analytics
6 31 (14.62%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (8.02%) Garbage Collection
9 16 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.55%) Open Source
10 15 (7.08%) Algorithmic Trading
11 14 (6.60%) Functional Programming
12 13 (6.13%) Market Making
12 13 (6.13%) Wealth Management
13 12 (5.66%) Quantitative Trading
13 12 (5.66%) Systematic Trading
14 11 (5.19%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.19%) Validation
15 10 (4.72%) Refactoring
16 9 (4.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 126 (59.43%) Java
2 49 (23.11%) Python
3 47 (22.17%) C#
4 45 (21.23%) SQL
5 43 (20.28%) C++
6 30 (14.15%) C
7 27 (12.74%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.55%) Perl
9 7 (3.30%) Scala
10 6 (2.83%) AWK
10 6 (2.83%) Clojure
10 6 (2.83%) sed
11 5 (2.36%) R
12 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.42%) APL
13 3 (1.42%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.94%) Korn
15 1 (0.47%) F#
15 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (22.17%) Degree
2 7 (3.30%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.83%) NFS
3 3 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (2.83%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.42%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (20.28%) TIBCO
2 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 33 (15.57%) Oracle
4 18 (8.49%) Solace
5 13 (6.13%) StreamBase
6 9 (4.25%) GigaSpaces
6 9 (4.25%) Google
6 9 (4.25%) Rackspace
6 9 (4.25%) SAP
6 9 (4.25%) VMware
7 6 (2.83%) CommVault
7 6 (2.83%) IBM
7 6 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.89%) Splunk
9 3 (1.42%) Fidessa
9 3 (1.42%) Informatica
9 3 (1.42%) Sybase
10 2 (0.94%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.94%) Portware
11 1 (0.47%) Sun
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