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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 848 818 789
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -29
Permanent jobs citing KDB 57 129 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 118 67
Average salary £62,500 £85,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £110,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.29%

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
34520 37450 34469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.61% 31.24% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29125 32178 29867
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 £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 -11 51 £62,500 -28.57% 2
London -29 51 £62,500 -28.57% 2
City of London +19 14 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Scotland +1 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow -3 6 £45,000 -18.18%

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 62 (62.63%) Java
2 56 (56.57%) Front Office
3 52 (52.53%) Python
4 49 (49.49%) Linux
5 43 (43.43%) SQL
6 36 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 35 (35.35%) Derivative
8 34 (34.34%) Perl
9 31 (31.31%) UNIX
9 31 (31.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (27.27%) Banking
11 26 (26.26%) C++
12 25 (25.25%) Low Latency
13 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
14 23 (23.23%) Finance
15 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (21.21%) Ultra Messaging
17 20 (20.20%) Reuters
17 20 (20.20%) Sybase
18 19 (19.19%) Algorithmic Trading
19 18 (18.18%) Fixed Income
20 17 (17.17%) Equities
20 17 (17.17%) Degree
21 16 (16.16%) FIX Protocol
22 15 (15.15%) Investment Banking
22 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
22 15 (15.15%) C#
22 15 (15.15%) Analytics
22 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
23 14 (14.14%) NoSQL

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) RMDS
1 8 (8.08%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Maven
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 56 (56.57%) Front Office
2 27 (27.27%) Banking
3 23 (23.23%) Finance
4 15 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Retail
6 4 (4.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (57.58%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) Java Developer
3 26 (26.26%) Applications Support
4 17 (17.17%) Analyst
4 17 (17.17%) Support Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Credit Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Middleware Specialist
10 1 (1.01%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) Ultra Messaging
2 16 (16.16%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (14.14%) Rendezvous
4 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.06%) Pandas
5 6 (6.06%) HTML
5 6 (6.06%) HTML5
5 6 (6.06%) SciPy
5 6 (6.06%) NumPy
6 5 (5.05%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (5.05%) Middleware
6 5 (5.05%) Pyramid
7 4 (4.04%) jQuery
8 3 (3.03%) WPF
8 3 (3.03%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) Spring
9 2 (2.02%) CSS
9 2 (2.02%) RESTful
9 2 (2.02%) Esper
9 2 (2.02%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.35%) Derivative
2 31 (31.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 17 (17.17%) Equities
5 10 (10.10%) Statistics
5 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
6 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 8 (8.08%) Visualisation
8 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (7.07%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (6.06%) Hedge funds
10 5 (5.05%) Mathematics
11 3 (3.03%) Swaptions
11 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
12 2 (2.02%) Physics
12 2 (2.02%) Exotic Derivative
12 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 31 (31.31%) UNIX
3 9 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Android
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Low Latency
2 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
3 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.19%) Algorithmic Trading
5 15 (15.15%) Analytics
6 13 (13.13%) Market Making
7 12 (12.12%) OO
7 12 (12.12%) DNA
8 11 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.10%) Open Source
10 9 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (9.09%) Validation
11 8 (8.08%) ITIL
11 8 (8.08%) Asset Management
12 7 (7.07%) Systematic Trading
13 6 (6.06%) Complex Event Processing
14 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
15 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
15 4 (4.04%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) Java
2 52 (52.53%) Python
3 43 (43.43%) SQL
4 36 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 34 (34.34%) Perl
6 26 (26.26%) C++
7 15 (15.15%) C#
8 13 (13.13%) C
9 6 (6.06%) Scala
10 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.04%) VBA
12 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.01%) R
12 1 (1.01%) Tcl
12 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.01%) AWK
12 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Sybase
1 20 (20.20%) Reuters
2 14 (14.14%) TIBCO
3 12 (12.12%) Tradeweb
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle
5 9 (9.09%) ION Trading
6 7 (7.07%) Informatica
7 3 (3.03%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.03%) Portware
8 2 (2.02%) StreamBase
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago