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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 847 775 807
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +32
Permanent jobs citing KDB 33 104 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.096% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 93 81
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £94,250 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £80,000

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
32961 34625 37489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 32.12% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28292 29471 33449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -72 33 £72,500 -9.37% 10
London -78 32 £72,500 -9.37% 10
City of London +1 8 £70,000 -9.67% 4
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (73.03%) Java
2 53 (59.55%) Front Office
3 41 (46.07%) Low Latency
4 38 (42.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (42.70%) Finance
5 33 (37.08%) Multithreading
6 29 (32.58%) Linux
6 29 (32.58%) FIX Protocol
6 29 (32.58%) Algorithmic Trading
7 25 (28.09%) Banking
8 24 (26.97%) Python
8 24 (26.97%) Electronic Trading
9 23 (25.84%) OO
10 22 (24.72%) C++
10 22 (24.72%) UNIX
10 22 (24.72%) Equities
10 22 (24.72%) 29West
11 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
11 21 (23.60%) Degree
12 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (22.47%) Algorithms
13 17 (19.10%) SQL
13 17 (19.10%) Investment Banking
14 16 (17.98%) TIBCO
15 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
16 14 (15.73%) Rendezvous
17 13 (14.61%) Fixed Income
17 13 (14.61%) Hedge funds
18 12 (13.48%) C#
18 12 (13.48%) TIBCO EMS

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.48%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.12%) GemFire
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) RMDS
1 1 (1.12%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) Big Data
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) QlikView
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
1 5 (5.62%) jMock
1 5 (5.62%) Hamcrest
1 5 (5.62%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.37%) Maven
General
1 53 (59.55%) Front Office
2 38 (42.70%) Finance
3 25 (28.09%) Banking
4 17 (19.10%) Investment Banking
5 10 (11.24%) Back Office
6 4 (4.49%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (79.78%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.99%) Quantitative Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.37%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Quantitative Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Junior
9 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.25%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.25%) FX Support Analyst
10 1 (1.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (15.73%) Rendezvous
3 6 (6.74%) Spring
4 5 (5.62%) JMS
4 5 (5.62%) OSGi
5 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.49%) Esper
5 4 (4.49%) Pyramid
5 4 (4.49%) Pandas
5 4 (4.49%) SciPy
6 3 (3.37%) NumPy
6 3 (3.37%) Middleware
7 2 (2.25%) HTML
8 1 (1.12%) STL
8 1 (1.12%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) J2SE
8 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.12%) jBPM
8 1 (1.12%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (24.72%) Equities
3 20 (22.47%) Algorithms
4 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
5 13 (14.61%) Hedge funds
5 13 (14.61%) Fixed Income
6 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
7 9 (10.11%) Open Source
8 5 (5.62%) Derivative
9 4 (4.49%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (3.37%) Statistics
10 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
10 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.25%) Physics
12 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Linux
2 22 (24.72%) UNIX
3 8 (8.99%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Low Latency
2 33 (37.08%) Multithreading
3 29 (32.58%) Algorithmic Trading
4 24 (26.97%) Electronic Trading
5 23 (25.84%) OO
6 21 (23.60%) Software Engineering
7 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.99%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.99%) Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) Market Making
10 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) ITIL
11 5 (5.62%) TDD
11 5 (5.62%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.49%) Systematic Trading
12 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.49%) Refactoring
12 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) Java
2 24 (26.97%) Python
3 22 (24.72%) C++
4 17 (19.10%) SQL
5 12 (13.48%) C#
6 10 (11.24%) Scala
7 4 (4.49%) C
7 4 (4.49%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) R
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Netcool
1 4 (4.49%) Nagios
1 4 (4.49%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) 29West
2 16 (17.98%) TIBCO
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle
4 6 (6.74%) Sybase
5 5 (5.62%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.62%) Google
5 5 (5.62%) Tradeweb
5 5 (5.62%) MarketAxess
6 3 (3.37%) Informatica
7 2 (2.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.12%) Teradata
8 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos
8 1 (1.12%) IBM
8 1 (1.12%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.12%) Portware
8 1 (1.12%) Tableau
8 1 (1.12%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.12%) StreamBase
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