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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 851 812 776
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -36
Permanent jobs citing KDB 45 69 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.063% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 108
Average salary £82,500 £72,500 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £61,750
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
34378 34901 35557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 32.09% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28985 30219 31304
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 £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 24 October 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 October 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 -33 45 £82,500 +13.79% 4
London -9 41 £82,500 +13.79% 4
City of London +9 13 £70,000 -3.44% 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 102 (69.39%) Java
2 93 (63.27%) Front Office
3 67 (45.58%) Low Latency
4 60 (40.82%) Multithreading
5 54 (36.73%) Finance
5 54 (36.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (34.69%) Equities
7 48 (32.65%) C++
8 47 (31.97%) Electronic Trading
9 46 (31.29%) Banking
10 42 (28.57%) Linux
11 37 (25.17%) Python
12 35 (23.81%) Investment Banking
12 35 (23.81%) Software Engineering
13 34 (23.13%) Degree
13 34 (23.13%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (21.09%) SQL
15 30 (20.41%) Algorithms
16 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (17.69%) UNIX
17 26 (17.69%) TIBCO
17 26 (17.69%) 29West
18 22 (14.97%) Rendezvous
18 22 (14.97%) Sybase
19 20 (13.61%) Perl
19 20 (13.61%) Fixed Income
20 19 (12.93%) OO
21 18 (12.24%) Mathematics
21 18 (12.24%) TIBCO EMS
21 18 (12.24%) Open Source

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (12.24%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.40%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.68%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) Big Data
1 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Subversion
2 7 (4.76%) jMock
2 7 (4.76%) Hamcrest
2 7 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) Maven
3 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Mockito
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Redmine
General
1 93 (63.27%) Front Office
2 54 (36.73%) Finance
3 46 (31.29%) Banking
4 35 (23.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (78.91%) Developer
2 64 (43.54%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.44%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.44%) Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.40%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.40%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.40%) WPF Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.72%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (2.04%) Senior Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.04%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.97%) Rendezvous
2 15 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (9.52%) Middleware
4 13 (8.84%) Spring
5 7 (4.76%) OSGi
6 6 (4.08%) HTML
7 5 (3.40%) WPF
8 4 (2.72%) jQuery
8 4 (2.72%) JMS
9 3 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.04%) .NET
9 3 (2.04%) SciPy
9 3 (2.04%) NumPy
9 3 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.04%) Esper
9 3 (2.04%) Pyramid
9 3 (2.04%) Pandas
9 3 (2.04%) J2SE
10 2 (1.36%) EJB
11 1 (0.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (34.69%) Equities
3 30 (20.41%) Algorithms
4 20 (13.61%) Fixed Income
5 18 (12.24%) Mathematics
5 18 (12.24%) Open Source
6 13 (8.84%) Computer Science
7 12 (8.16%) Hedge funds
8 8 (5.44%) Derivative
9 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (2.04%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.36%) Statistics
12 1 (0.68%) Physics
12 1 (0.68%) Statistical Arbitrage
12 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.57%) Linux
2 26 (17.69%) UNIX
3 11 (7.48%) Windows
4 4 (2.72%) Solaris
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.58%) Low Latency
2 60 (40.82%) Multithreading
3 47 (31.97%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 34 (23.13%) Algorithmic Trading
6 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (12.93%) OO
8 15 (10.20%) Analytics
9 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.48%) ITIL
11 10 (6.80%) TDD
12 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (2.72%) Web Development
13 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.72%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 102 (69.39%) Java
2 48 (32.65%) C++
3 37 (25.17%) Python
4 31 (21.09%) SQL
5 20 (13.61%) Perl
6 17 (11.56%) C#
7 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.40%) Scala
9 5 (3.40%) R
10 4 (2.72%) C
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (23.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) EMIR
1 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Netcool
1 4 (2.72%) Nagios
1 4 (2.72%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) TIBCO
1 26 (17.69%) 29West
2 22 (14.97%) Sybase
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle
4 9 (6.12%) Tradeweb
4 9 (6.12%) ION Trading
5 7 (4.76%) Google
5 7 (4.76%) MarketAxess
5 7 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.72%) StreamBase
7 3 (2.04%) ParAccel
7 3 (2.04%) Informatica
8 2 (1.36%) Reuters
8 2 (1.36%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) Teradata
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.68%) Portware
9 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
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