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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 828 797 728
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -69
Permanent jobs citing KDB 71 76 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 148
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £52,500

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
35803 33543 36286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 31.54% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30210 28951 31934
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 £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 7 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 29 August 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 -39 69 £85,000 +6.25% 9
London -5 67 £85,000 +6.25% 8
City of London -6 25 £85,000 +6.25% 4
Glasgow -8 2 £70,000 -
Scotland -19 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 152 (77.55%) Java
2 131 (66.84%) Front Office
3 89 (45.41%) Low Latency
4 80 (40.82%) Multithreading
5 74 (37.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 72 (36.73%) Equities
7 68 (34.69%) Finance
7 68 (34.69%) C++
8 62 (31.63%) Banking
9 61 (31.12%) Electronic Trading
10 56 (28.57%) Python
11 53 (27.04%) Linux
12 49 (25.00%) Investment Banking
13 46 (23.47%) Degree
14 41 (20.92%) Sybase
15 38 (19.39%) C#
15 38 (19.39%) UNIX
16 37 (18.88%) Software Engineering
16 37 (18.88%) Algorithmic Trading
17 36 (18.37%) Perl
17 36 (18.37%) SQL
18 33 (16.84%) TIBCO
19 30 (15.31%) Rendezvous
19 30 (15.31%) Spring
19 30 (15.31%) Analytics
20 26 (13.27%) Open Source
20 26 (13.27%) Mathematics
20 26 (13.27%) Fixed Income
21 25 (12.76%) OO
22 24 (12.24%) Risk Management

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (10.71%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.55%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.08%) Big Data
5 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) JUnit
1 7 (3.57%) Subversion
1 7 (3.57%) Mockito
2 5 (2.55%) Hamcrest
2 5 (2.55%) jMock
2 5 (2.55%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (1.53%) Maven
4 2 (1.02%) JIRA
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Redmine
General
1 131 (66.84%) Front Office
2 68 (34.69%) Finance
3 62 (31.63%) Banking
4 49 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.51%) International Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 162 (82.65%) Developer
2 96 (48.98%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.22%) Applications Support
4 15 (7.65%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.14%) WPF Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.61%) Front Office Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Analyst
7 10 (5.10%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (3.06%) C++/Java Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (2.55%) C++ Developer
11 3 (1.53%) Architect
11 3 (1.53%) Software Engineer
11 3 (1.53%) Python Developer
11 3 (1.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.31%) Rendezvous
1 30 (15.31%) Spring
2 19 (9.69%) Middleware
3 17 (8.67%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (7.14%) WPF
5 12 (6.12%) .NET
6 11 (5.61%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.08%) HTML
8 6 (3.06%) Task Parallel Library
8 6 (3.06%) jQuery
9 5 (2.55%) J2SE
9 5 (2.55%) OSGi
10 4 (2.04%) SciPy
10 4 (2.04%) NumPy
10 4 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.04%) Esper
10 4 (2.04%) Pyramid
10 4 (2.04%) Pandas
11 2 (1.02%) JMS
11 2 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (37.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 72 (36.73%) Equities
3 26 (13.27%) Fixed Income
3 26 (13.27%) Mathematics
3 26 (13.27%) Open Source
4 16 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.16%) Derivative
5 15 (7.65%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.57%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.02%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Statistical Arbitrage
9 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.51%) Physics
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.04%) Linux
2 38 (19.39%) UNIX
3 10 (5.10%) Windows
4 8 (4.08%) Solaris
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.41%) Low Latency
2 80 (40.82%) Multithreading
3 61 (31.12%) Electronic Trading
4 37 (18.88%) Algorithmic Trading
4 37 (18.88%) Software Engineering
5 30 (15.31%) Analytics
6 25 (12.76%) OO
7 24 (12.24%) Risk Management
8 23 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.65%) TDD
10 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.59%) ITIL
12 7 (3.57%) Complex Event Processing
13 6 (3.06%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.06%) Web Development
13 6 (3.06%) Refactoring
14 5 (2.55%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (2.55%) Unit Testing
14 5 (2.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 152 (77.55%) Java
2 68 (34.69%) C++
3 56 (28.57%) Python
4 38 (19.39%) C#
5 36 (18.37%) Perl
5 36 (18.37%) SQL
6 19 (9.69%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.08%) R
8 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.04%) C
9 4 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.04%) Scala
10 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 46 (23.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) PhD
2 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.51%) QA
1 1 (0.51%) EMIR
1 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Netcool
1 2 (1.02%) Nagios
1 2 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 41 (20.92%) Sybase
2 33 (16.84%) TIBCO
3 24 (12.24%) 29West
4 18 (9.18%) Oracle
5 17 (8.67%) ION Trading
6 7 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.57%) Tradeweb
7 6 (3.06%) StreamBase
8 5 (2.55%) MarketAxess
8 5 (2.55%) Google
8 5 (2.55%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.04%) Informatica
10 3 (1.53%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (1.53%) ParAccel
11 2 (1.02%) Perforce
11 2 (1.02%) Reuters
11 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.51%) Adobe
12 1 (0.51%) HP
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