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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 850 803 792
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -11
Permanent jobs citing KDB 45 94 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.086% 0.086%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 85 94
Average salary £81,250 £77,500 £93,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
33951 35051 34983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.76% 32.16% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28889 30142 30948
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
England -65 45 £81,250 +3.17% 5
London -49 41 £81,250 +3.17% 5
City of London -1 9 £80,000 +4.91% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 78 (68.42%) Java
2 68 (59.65%) Front Office
3 45 (39.47%) Finance
3 45 (39.47%) Low Latency
4 37 (32.46%) Multithreading
5 36 (31.58%) Equities
5 36 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (31.58%) C++
6 35 (30.70%) Linux
6 35 (30.70%) FIX Protocol
7 34 (29.82%) Banking
8 30 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
8 30 (26.32%) Python
9 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
10 27 (23.68%) Degree
11 26 (22.81%) Algorithmic Trading
12 25 (21.93%) Investment Banking
13 24 (21.05%) UNIX
13 24 (21.05%) Algorithms
14 23 (20.18%) OO
15 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (16.67%) SQL
16 19 (16.67%) 29West
17 17 (14.91%) TIBCO
17 17 (14.91%) Fixed Income
18 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
19 14 (12.28%) Rendezvous
19 14 (12.28%) C#
19 14 (12.28%) Open Source
20 13 (11.40%) Hedge funds

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (10.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.75%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Big Data
2 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Subversion
1 5 (4.39%) jMock
1 5 (4.39%) Hamcrest
1 5 (4.39%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 68 (59.65%) Front Office
2 45 (39.47%) Finance
3 34 (29.82%) Banking
4 25 (21.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Back Office
6 4 (3.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (80.70%) Developer
2 43 (37.72%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Quantitative Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Quantitative Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Applications Support Manager
10 2 (1.75%) Support Manager
10 2 (1.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (12.28%) Rendezvous
3 8 (7.02%) Middleware
4 5 (4.39%) Spring
4 5 (4.39%) OSGi
5 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.51%) Esper
5 4 (3.51%) Pyramid
5 4 (3.51%) Pandas
5 4 (3.51%) JMS
5 4 (3.51%) SciPy
6 3 (2.63%) NumPy
6 3 (2.63%) HTML
7 2 (1.75%) WPF
7 2 (1.75%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.88%) HTML5
8 1 (0.88%) Velocity
8 1 (0.88%) STL
8 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.58%) Equities
1 36 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 17 (14.91%) Fixed Income
4 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
5 14 (12.28%) Open Source
6 13 (11.40%) Hedge funds
7 12 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.39%) Derivative
9 3 (2.63%) Statistics
9 3 (2.63%) Contract for Difference
9 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.63%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.75%) Physics
11 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Linux
2 24 (21.05%) UNIX
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) Low Latency
2 37 (32.46%) Multithreading
3 30 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
4 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
5 26 (22.81%) Algorithmic Trading
6 23 (20.18%) OO
7 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.40%) Analytics
9 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.26%) TDD
11 6 (5.26%) ITIL
11 6 (5.26%) Market Making
12 5 (4.39%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.51%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.51%) Systematic Trading
13 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (68.42%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) C++
3 30 (26.32%) Python
4 19 (16.67%) SQL
5 14 (12.28%) C#
6 7 (6.14%) Perl
6 7 (6.14%) Scala
7 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.51%) C
9 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.75%) R
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) Erlang
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Netcool
1 4 (3.51%) Nagios
1 4 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) 29West
2 17 (14.91%) TIBCO
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) Sybase
4 7 (6.14%) Tradeweb
5 5 (4.39%) MarketAxess
5 5 (4.39%) Google
5 5 (4.39%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.63%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) Reuters
7 2 (1.75%) ParAccel
7 2 (1.75%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.88%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.88%) Portware
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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