The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
UK
Rank 756 866 928
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +62
Permanent jobs citing KDB 88 90 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 30
Median salary £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £110,000 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £110,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +109.52%

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
25674 31859 33270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.31% 31.60% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21877 27006 28504
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing KDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 85 £75,000 -1.63% 8
London +44 81 £75,000 - 8
City of London +56 43 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Canary Wharf -9 7 £115,000 +119.04%
South East +59 4 £65,000 -40.90%
Oxfordshire +11 4 £65,000 -40.90%
Oxford +8 4 £65,000 -40.90%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for KDB.

1 110 (65.09%) Java
2 94 (55.62%) Linux
3 81 (47.93%) Unix
4 64 (37.87%) Low Latency
5 62 (36.69%) Kdb+
6 57 (33.73%) C++
7 56 (33.14%) Finance
8 55 (32.54%) Equities
9 52 (30.77%) Python
10 47 (27.81%) Front Office
10 47 (27.81%) Electronic Trading
11 45 (26.63%) SQL
12 44 (26.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (20.71%) Software Engineering
14 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (18.34%) Sybase
16 30 (17.75%) Fixed Income
17 29 (17.16%) C#
17 29 (17.16%) Degree
18 28 (16.57%) NoSQL
18 28 (16.57%) Relational Database
19 27 (15.98%) Algorithmic Trading
19 27 (15.98%) Banking
20 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce
20 26 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
21 24 (14.20%) TIBCO
22 23 (13.61%) Algorithms
23 21 (12.43%) Multithreading
24 20 (11.83%) OO
25 19 (11.24%) ION Trading

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.96%) Apache
1 5 (2.96%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) GitHub
2 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.96%) Bluemix
2 5 (2.96%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.96%) IaaS
2 5 (2.96%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) PaaS
2 5 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.69%) Kdb+
2 28 (16.57%) NoSQL
2 28 (16.57%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.24%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.69%) OLTP
5 10 (5.92%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.92%) MySQL
5 10 (5.92%) Tick Data
6 8 (4.73%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.14%) DB2
8 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.96%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.96%) SAP HANA
10 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.37%) Redis
10 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.59%) Big Data
11 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Maven
2 10 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) JUnit
4 4 (2.37%) Bower
4 4 (2.37%) Grunt
5 3 (1.78%) JIRA
5 3 (1.78%) VTune
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (33.14%) Finance
2 47 (27.81%) Front Office
3 27 (15.98%) Banking
4 13 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.33%) French Language
7 5 (2.96%) Games
8 3 (1.78%) Back Office
8 3 (1.78%) Electronics
8 3 (1.78%) German Language
8 3 (1.78%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (82.25%) Developer
2 50 (29.59%) Java Developer
3 47 (27.81%) KDB Developer
4 32 (18.93%) Senior Developer
5 26 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (12.43%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.28%) Java Pricing Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 11 (6.51%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Python Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Java Team Leader
12 7 (4.14%) Systems Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Architect
14 5 (2.96%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
14 5 (2.96%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (11.24%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (10.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (10.65%) STL
4 16 (9.47%) AngularJS
5 11 (6.51%) WPF
6 10 (5.92%) HTML
7 9 (5.33%) JMS
7 9 (5.33%) REST
8 8 (4.73%) CSS
8 8 (4.73%) Spring
9 7 (4.14%) HTML5
9 7 (4.14%) J2SE
9 7 (4.14%) Node.js
9 7 (4.14%) SOAP
10 6 (3.55%) Pandas
10 6 (3.55%) scikit-learn
10 6 (3.55%) XML
11 5 (2.96%) React
11 5 (2.96%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.54%) Equities
2 44 (26.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (17.75%) Fixed Income
4 23 (13.61%) Algorithms
5 19 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
6 17 (10.06%) Fintech
7 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (6.51%) Derivative
9 10 (5.92%) Hedge funds
10 9 (5.33%) User Experience
11 7 (4.14%) Data Structures
11 7 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
13 5 (2.96%) TWAP
13 5 (2.96%) VWAP
14 3 (1.78%) iPad
14 3 (1.78%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.78%) Social Media
14 3 (1.78%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 94 (55.62%) Linux
2 81 (47.93%) Unix
3 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.96%) Android
4 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.87%) Low Latency
2 47 (27.81%) Electronic Trading
3 35 (20.71%) Software Engineering
4 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.98%) Algorithmic Trading
6 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.43%) Multithreading
8 20 (11.83%) OO
9 19 (11.24%) Mathematics
10 18 (10.65%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.28%) High-Frequency Trading
12 14 (8.28%) Performance Optimisation
13 13 (7.69%) System Testing
14 11 (6.51%) Open Source
14 11 (6.51%) SDLC
15 10 (5.92%) Analytics
15 10 (5.92%) OOD
16 9 (5.33%) Scrum
16 9 (5.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 110 (65.09%) Java
2 57 (33.73%) C++
3 52 (30.77%) Python
4 45 (26.63%) SQL
5 29 (17.16%) C#
6 19 (11.24%) Groovy
7 15 (8.88%) C
8 14 (8.28%) Perl
8 14 (8.28%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.55%) PHP
11 4 (2.37%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.37%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.78%) Scala
13 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) VBA
13 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (17.16%) Degree
2 11 (6.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.14%) Puppet
2 5 (2.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Sybase
2 24 (14.20%) TIBCO
3 19 (11.24%) ION Trading
3 19 (11.24%) Solace
4 13 (7.69%) Vertica
5 12 (7.10%) Intel
6 11 (6.51%) Oracle
7 6 (3.55%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (2.96%) Google
8 5 (2.96%) IBM
8 5 (2.96%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.96%) Rackspace
8 5 (2.96%) SAP
8 5 (2.96%) Splunk
8 5 (2.96%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.18%) Twitter
9 2 (1.18%) Zend
10 1 (0.59%) Perforce
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