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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 863 818 772
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -46
Permanent jobs citing KDB 52 58 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 133
Average salary £82,500 £75,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,250 £100,000
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
34549 33805 36329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.60% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29026 29260 31926
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -50 52 £82,500 +10.00% 1
London -17 49 £82,500 +10.00% 1
City of London +11 15 £75,000 +3.44% 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 137 (74.86%) Java
2 116 (63.39%) Front Office
3 85 (46.45%) Low Latency
4 77 (42.08%) Multithreading
5 70 (38.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (34.43%) C++
6 63 (34.43%) Finance
7 61 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
8 59 (32.24%) Equities
9 56 (30.60%) Banking
10 50 (27.32%) Linux
11 48 (26.23%) Python
12 43 (23.50%) Investment Banking
13 42 (22.95%) Degree
14 41 (22.40%) Algorithmic Trading
15 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
16 38 (20.77%) UNIX
17 34 (18.58%) Sybase
17 34 (18.58%) Algorithms
18 32 (17.49%) SQL
18 32 (17.49%) TIBCO
19 31 (16.94%) Perl
20 30 (16.39%) Rendezvous
21 28 (15.30%) C#
22 27 (14.75%) Mathematics
22 27 (14.75%) 29West
23 25 (13.66%) Fixed Income
24 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (13.11%) OO
24 24 (13.11%) Open Source

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (12.02%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.73%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.55%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.55%) QlikView
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Subversion
2 5 (2.73%) jMock
2 5 (2.73%) Hamcrest
2 5 (2.73%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.19%) JUnit
3 4 (2.19%) Mockito
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) Maven
4 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (0.55%) Redmine
General
1 116 (63.39%) Front Office
2 63 (34.43%) Finance
3 56 (30.60%) Banking
4 43 (23.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Back Office
6 3 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (83.06%) Developer
2 88 (48.09%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.48%) Applications Support
4 13 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.01%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.01%) WPF Developer
6 10 (5.46%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.46%) Analyst
7 9 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (4.92%) Lead Developer
8 8 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (3.28%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (3.28%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.73%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Front Office Developer
12 3 (1.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 3 (1.64%) Senior Quantitative Developer
12 3 (1.64%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.39%) Rendezvous
2 22 (12.02%) Spring
3 17 (9.29%) Middleware
4 15 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (6.01%) WPF
6 8 (4.37%) HTML
6 8 (4.37%) .NET
7 6 (3.28%) jQuery
8 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.73%) OSGi
9 4 (2.19%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (2.19%) J2SE
10 3 (1.64%) JMS
10 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.64%) Esper
10 3 (1.64%) Pyramid
10 3 (1.64%) Pandas
10 3 (1.64%) SciPy
10 3 (1.64%) NumPy
11 2 (1.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (38.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 59 (32.24%) Equities
3 34 (18.58%) Algorithms
4 27 (14.75%) Mathematics
5 25 (13.66%) Fixed Income
6 24 (13.11%) Open Source
7 15 (8.20%) Computer Science
8 13 (7.10%) Hedge funds
9 10 (5.46%) Derivative
10 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.73%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.64%) Grid Computing
13 2 (1.09%) Statistics
14 1 (0.55%) Physics
14 1 (0.55%) Statistical Arbitrage
14 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.32%) Linux
2 38 (20.77%) UNIX
3 11 (6.01%) Windows
4 6 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (46.45%) Low Latency
2 77 (42.08%) Multithreading
3 61 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
4 41 (22.40%) Algorithmic Trading
5 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (13.11%) OO
7 23 (12.57%) Analytics
8 21 (11.48%) Risk Management
9 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (6.01%) TDD
12 10 (5.46%) ITIL
13 6 (3.28%) Web Development
14 5 (2.73%) Refactoring
14 5 (2.73%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (2.73%) Memory Management
14 5 (2.73%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (2.19%) Unit Testing
15 4 (2.19%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 137 (74.86%) Java
2 63 (34.43%) C++
3 48 (26.23%) Python
4 32 (17.49%) SQL
5 31 (16.94%) Perl
6 28 (15.30%) C#
7 18 (9.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.83%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.28%) Scala
10 5 (2.73%) R
11 4 (2.19%) C
12 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.55%) Erlang
13 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (22.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) PhD
2 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.55%) QA
1 1 (0.55%) EMIR
1 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Netcool
1 3 (1.64%) Nagios
1 3 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) Sybase
2 32 (17.49%) TIBCO
3 27 (14.75%) 29West
4 14 (7.65%) Oracle
4 14 (7.65%) ION Trading
5 7 (3.83%) Tradeweb
6 6 (3.28%) StreamBase
7 5 (2.73%) MarketAxess
7 5 (2.73%) Google
7 5 (2.73%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.19%) Informatica
9 3 (1.64%) ParAccel
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.09%) Perforce
10 2 (1.09%) Reuters
11 1 (0.55%) Teradata
11 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.55%) HP
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