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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 856 833 810
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Permanent jobs citing KDB 59 99 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.085% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 91 66
Average salary £75,000 £87,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £120,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £58,750 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-23.40% -30.88%

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
33974 36468 34162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.00% 31.14% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28653 31146 29435
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 2015. 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 -7 53 £75,000 -14.28% 3
London -10 53 £75,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +7 11 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Glasgow +17 6 £45,000 -23.40%
Scotland +13 6 £45,000 -23.40%

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 65 (60.75%) Java
2 57 (53.27%) Front Office
3 51 (47.66%) Python
4 48 (44.86%) Linux
5 40 (37.38%) SQL
6 37 (34.58%) UNIX
7 35 (32.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (32.71%) Shell Script
8 31 (28.97%) Perl
8 31 (28.97%) Multithreading
9 30 (28.04%) Derivative
10 29 (27.10%) Banking
10 29 (27.10%) Low Latency
11 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (22.43%) TIBCO
12 24 (22.43%) Sybase
12 24 (22.43%) C++
12 24 (22.43%) Algorithmic Trading
13 23 (21.50%) Finance
14 21 (19.63%) Ultra Messaging
14 21 (19.63%) Analytics
15 20 (18.69%) Reuters
15 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
16 19 (17.76%) C#
16 19 (17.76%) Fixed Income
16 19 (17.76%) Equities
16 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
17 18 (16.82%) Rendezvous
17 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
18 17 (15.89%) FIX Protocol

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (1.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) RMDS
1 8 (7.48%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Multicast
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Maven
2 3 (2.80%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (53.27%) Front Office
2 29 (27.10%) Banking
3 23 (21.50%) Finance
4 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
5 9 (8.41%) Retail
6 4 (3.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (61.68%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.43%) Applications Support
4 18 (16.82%) Analyst
5 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
6 12 (11.21%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (11.21%) Credit Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.74%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (1.87%) MI Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Senior Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) Ultra Messaging
2 18 (16.82%) Rendezvous
3 17 (15.89%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (8.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (8.41%) WPF
4 9 (8.41%) Middleware
5 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.61%) HTML5
6 6 (5.61%) SciPy
6 6 (5.61%) NumPy
6 6 (5.61%) Pandas
6 6 (5.61%) XML
6 6 (5.61%) HTML
6 6 (5.61%) WinForms
7 5 (4.67%) Pyramid
8 4 (3.74%) jQuery
8 4 (3.74%) WCF
8 4 (3.74%) .NET
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (28.04%) Derivative
3 19 (17.76%) Fixed Income
3 19 (17.76%) Equities
4 12 (11.21%) Statistics
5 10 (9.35%) Algorithms
6 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.48%) Visualisation
6 8 (7.48%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (5.61%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.80%) Exotic Derivative
9 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.80%) Swaptions
9 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.87%) Physics
11 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 37 (34.58%) UNIX
3 9 (8.41%) Windows
4 2 (1.87%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Multithreading
2 29 (27.10%) Low Latency
3 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.43%) Algorithmic Trading
5 21 (19.63%) Analytics
6 14 (13.08%) Market Making
6 14 (13.08%) OO
7 13 (12.15%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (11.21%) DNA
9 11 (10.28%) Validation
10 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.35%) Open Source
11 8 (7.48%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.48%) ITIL
12 7 (6.54%) Systematic Trading
13 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
14 4 (3.74%) Capacity Management
14 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.75%) Java
2 51 (47.66%) Python
3 40 (37.38%) SQL
4 35 (32.71%) Shell Script
5 31 (28.97%) Perl
6 24 (22.43%) C++
7 19 (17.76%) C#
8 14 (13.08%) C
9 6 (5.61%) Scala
10 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.80%) VBA
12 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.93%) Tcl
12 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.93%) AWK
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) TIBCO
1 24 (22.43%) Sybase
2 20 (18.69%) Reuters
3 15 (14.02%) Oracle
4 12 (11.21%) Tradeweb
5 9 (8.41%) ION Trading
6 4 (3.74%) Tableau
6 4 (3.74%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.80%) Informatica
7 3 (2.80%) Portware
8 2 (1.87%) StreamBase
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