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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 855 830 802
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -28
Permanent jobs citing KDB 48 110 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.091% 0.070%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 64
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,750 £105,000 £117,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +45.69%

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
34150 38001 36247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.82% 31.47% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28917 32204 31320
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -19 46 £72,500 -9.37% 8
London -40 46 £72,500 -9.37% 8
City of London +19 22 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Scotland +8 2 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Glasgow +3 2 £52,500 -2.32% 2

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 64 (79.01%) Java
2 47 (58.02%) Front Office
3 34 (41.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (39.51%) Low Latency
5 31 (38.27%) Python
6 29 (35.80%) Linux
7 26 (32.10%) SQL
7 26 (32.10%) 29West
8 25 (30.86%) Derivative
9 23 (28.40%) Multithreading
10 21 (25.93%) Degree
11 20 (24.69%) Perl
11 20 (24.69%) Finance
12 19 (23.46%) Banking
12 19 (23.46%) Algorithmic Trading
13 17 (20.99%) OO
14 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
14 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
15 15 (18.52%) C#
15 15 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
15 15 (18.52%) Multicast
16 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
16 14 (17.28%) C++
16 14 (17.28%) UNIX
16 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
17 13 (16.05%) Reuters
17 13 (16.05%) Sybase
17 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
17 13 (16.05%) Market Making
18 12 (14.81%) SQL Server

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) RMDS
1 3 (3.70%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.47%) BondVision
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) jMock
2 2 (2.47%) Hamcrest
2 2 (2.47%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 47 (58.02%) Front Office
2 20 (24.69%) Finance
3 19 (23.46%) Banking
4 11 (13.58%) Back Office
5 10 (12.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (67.90%) Developer
2 41 (50.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Applications Support
4 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Development Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Development Support Analyst
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Data Modeller
9 1 (1.23%) Messaging Specialist
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Applications Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.23%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (9.88%) Rendezvous
3 6 (7.41%) Middleware
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) OSGi
6 1 (1.23%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.23%) Esper
6 1 (1.23%) Pyramid
6 1 (1.23%) Pandas
6 1 (1.23%) jBPM
6 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.23%) JMS
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.23%) Velocity
6 1 (1.23%) WPF
6 1 (1.23%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (30.86%) Derivative
3 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
4 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
5 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
6 11 (13.58%) Equities
7 10 (12.35%) Mathematics
7 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (7.41%) Hedge funds
9 4 (4.94%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (2.47%) Physics
11 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.47%) Open Source
12 1 (1.23%) User Experience
12 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.23%) Statistics
12 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Low Latency
2 23 (28.40%) Multithreading
3 19 (23.46%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (20.99%) OO
5 15 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
7 13 (16.05%) Market Making
8 10 (12.35%) DNA
9 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
10 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.41%) Analytics
12 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.70%) ITIL
12 3 (3.70%) UML
13 2 (2.47%) TDD
13 2 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 64 (79.01%) Java
2 31 (38.27%) Python
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 20 (24.69%) Perl
5 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
6 15 (18.52%) C#
7 14 (17.28%) C++
8 11 (13.58%) Scala
9 5 (6.17%) C
10 4 (4.94%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.23%) Tcl
11 1 (1.23%) AWK
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) 29West
2 13 (16.05%) Sybase
2 13 (16.05%) Reuters
3 12 (14.81%) Tradeweb
4 11 (13.58%) Informatica
5 8 (9.88%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) ION Trading
7 2 (2.47%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) Portware
7 2 (2.47%) MarketAxess
7 2 (2.47%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago