The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 801 805 852
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +47
Permanent jobs citing KDB 116 78 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.070% 0.056%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 94 65 67
Average salary £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £116,000 £100,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+45.69% -24.50%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38080 35583 38040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.39% 32.05% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32297 30734 33705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 5 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 103 £80,000 -11.11% 15
London -24 103 £80,000 -11.11% 15
City of London +4 33 £80,000 -11.11% 8
Scotland - 11 £53,750 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £53,750 - 1

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 143 (69.08%) Java
2 142 (68.60%) Front Office
3 112 (54.11%) Low Latency
4 84 (40.58%) Linux
5 82 (39.61%) Equities
6 73 (35.27%) Python
7 72 (34.78%) Finance
8 70 (33.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (33.33%) SQL
10 67 (32.37%) Multithreading
11 64 (30.92%) UNIX
12 63 (30.43%) C++
13 62 (29.95%) Sybase
14 55 (26.57%) Fixed Income
15 53 (25.60%) Algorithmic Trading
16 50 (24.15%) Banking
16 50 (24.15%) C#
17 49 (23.67%) Derivative
17 49 (23.67%) Electronic Trading
17 49 (23.67%) Degree
18 48 (23.19%) ION Trading
19 43 (20.77%) Perl
20 42 (20.29%) TIBCO
21 41 (19.81%) Oracle
21 41 (19.81%) Analytics
22 40 (19.32%) SQL Server
23 38 (18.36%) Computer Science
24 37 (17.87%) Investment Banking
25 31 (14.98%) Spring
25 31 (14.98%) Rendezvous

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (5.80%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.45%) MTS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.48%) GemFire
3 1 (0.48%) SmartSockets
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (9.18%) ION MarketView
2 13 (6.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) Multicast
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.21%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.93%) DB2
5 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (8.70%) JUnit
2 17 (8.21%) Mockito
3 6 (2.90%) Maven
4 3 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.48%) NUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 142 (68.60%) Front Office
2 72 (34.78%) Finance
3 50 (24.15%) Banking
4 37 (17.87%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 137 (66.18%) Developer
2 94 (45.41%) Java Developer
3 47 (22.71%) Applications Support
4 42 (20.29%) Analyst
4 42 (20.29%) Support Analyst
5 40 (19.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 24 (11.59%) Front Office Developer
7 13 (6.28%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.35%) WPF Developer
9 8 (3.86%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (2.90%) Support Team Leader
11 6 (2.90%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.42%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.93%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 3 (1.45%) FX Support Analyst
14 3 (1.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 3 (1.45%) Technical Leader
14 3 (1.45%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.98%) Spring
1 31 (14.98%) Rendezvous
2 20 (9.66%) Hibernate
3 12 (5.80%) WPF
4 11 (5.31%) .NET
5 10 (4.83%) Middleware
6 9 (4.35%) J2SE
7 8 (3.86%) Swing
8 7 (3.38%) J2EE
9 6 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.90%) Apache Flex
10 5 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.93%) HTML
11 4 (1.93%) STL
11 4 (1.93%) XML
11 4 (1.93%) Task Parallel Library
11 4 (1.93%) jQuery
12 3 (1.45%) SciPy
12 3 (1.45%) NumPy
12 3 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (39.61%) Equities
2 70 (33.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (26.57%) Fixed Income
4 49 (23.67%) Derivative
5 38 (18.36%) Computer Science
6 27 (13.04%) Hedge funds
7 20 (9.66%) Grid Computing
8 17 (8.21%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (8.21%) Mathematics
9 9 (4.35%) Open Source
10 6 (2.90%) Physics
10 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.93%) Exotic Derivative
13 3 (1.45%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.45%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.45%) Statistics
13 3 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
14 1 (0.48%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.58%) Linux
2 64 (30.92%) UNIX
3 28 (13.53%) Solaris
4 11 (5.31%) Windows
5 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.11%) Low Latency
2 67 (32.37%) Multithreading
3 53 (25.60%) Algorithmic Trading
4 49 (23.67%) Electronic Trading
5 41 (19.81%) Analytics
6 27 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 20 (9.66%) TDD
8 18 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.73%) Complex Event Processing
10 15 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.25%) OO
11 14 (6.76%) ITIL
12 11 (5.31%) Quantitative Analysis
12 11 (5.31%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.90%) Asset Management
13 6 (2.90%) MVVM
13 6 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.90%) Unit Testing
13 6 (2.90%) Web Development
14 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 143 (69.08%) Java
2 73 (35.27%) Python
3 69 (33.33%) SQL
4 63 (30.43%) C++
5 50 (24.15%) C#
6 43 (20.77%) Perl
7 31 (14.98%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.76%) R
9 13 (6.28%) MATLAB
10 8 (3.86%) VB
11 5 (2.42%) C
12 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (23.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 62 (29.95%) Sybase
2 48 (23.19%) ION Trading
3 42 (20.29%) TIBCO
4 41 (19.81%) Oracle
5 17 (8.21%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.31%) Reuters
7 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.90%) StreamBase
9 5 (2.42%) Adobe
10 4 (1.93%) 29West
11 3 (1.45%) Wall Street Systems
11 3 (1.45%) Tradeweb
11 3 (1.45%) eSpeed
11 3 (1.45%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.97%) Informatica
13 1 (0.48%) Perforce
13 1 (0.48%) Sun
13 1 (0.48%) Fidessa
13 1 (0.48%) SAP
13 1 (0.48%) JBoss
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70 - £90 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago