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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 828 840 796
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -44
Permanent jobs citing KDB 65 67 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.058% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 67
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £111,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 -

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
33286 35412 33654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 30.86% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28143 29851 29024
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 6 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +8 60 £75,000 -11.76% 5
England -1 60 £75,000 -11.76% 5
City of London +22 21 £80,000 -5.88% 3
Glasgow +9 5 - -
Scotland +5 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (59.65%) Java
2 59 (51.75%) Front Office
3 52 (45.61%) UNIX
4 47 (41.23%) Python
5 46 (40.35%) Linux
6 40 (35.09%) SQL
7 38 (33.33%) Banking
8 35 (30.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (29.82%) Finance
10 31 (27.19%) Multithreading
10 31 (27.19%) Shell Script
10 31 (27.19%) Low Latency
11 29 (25.44%) TIBCO
12 28 (24.56%) Perl
13 26 (22.81%) Investment Banking
14 25 (21.93%) Derivative
14 25 (21.93%) C++
15 23 (20.18%) Algorithmic Trading
15 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (20.18%) Equities
15 23 (20.18%) Analytics
16 21 (18.42%) Sybase
17 20 (17.54%) C#
18 19 (16.67%) Rendezvous
19 18 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
19 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
20 17 (14.91%) Degree
20 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
20 17 (14.91%) OO
21 16 (14.04%) Oracle

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) RMDS
1 8 (7.02%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Multicast
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Maven
2 5 (4.39%) Ant
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) LLVM
General
1 59 (51.75%) Front Office
2 38 (33.33%) Banking
3 34 (29.82%) Finance
4 26 (22.81%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (68.42%) Developer
2 33 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.54%) Applications Support
4 14 (12.28%) Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Credit Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.39%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.63%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (1.75%) MI Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) Technical Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Technical Team Leader
10 2 (1.75%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.75%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) Rendezvous
2 18 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (14.04%) Ultra Messaging
4 12 (10.53%) WPF
5 10 (8.77%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (7.89%) WinForms
7 8 (7.02%) XML
7 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.14%) Middleware
9 6 (5.26%) HTML
9 6 (5.26%) Pandas
9 6 (5.26%) HTML5
9 6 (5.26%) SciPy
9 6 (5.26%) NumPy
10 5 (4.39%) Pyramid
10 5 (4.39%) .NET
10 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.39%) WCF
11 4 (3.51%) JMS
11 4 (3.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (21.93%) Derivative
3 23 (20.18%) Equities
4 14 (12.28%) Fixed Income
5 12 (10.53%) Statistics
6 11 (9.65%) Algorithms
7 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
7 9 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (7.02%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.26%) Hedge funds
10 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
10 5 (4.39%) Physics
11 3 (2.63%) Swaptions
11 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.63%) Exotic Derivative
11 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
11 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.61%) UNIX
2 46 (40.35%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) Multithreading
1 31 (27.19%) Low Latency
2 23 (20.18%) Analytics
2 23 (20.18%) Algorithmic Trading
2 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.91%) OO
4 16 (14.04%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (12.28%) Market Making
6 11 (9.65%) Open Source
6 11 (9.65%) Validation
7 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.02%) ITIL
7 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.02%) DNA
8 7 (6.14%) Systematic Trading
9 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.51%) RAD
10 4 (3.51%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.65%) Java
2 47 (41.23%) Python
3 40 (35.09%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) Shell Script
5 28 (24.56%) Perl
6 25 (21.93%) C++
7 20 (17.54%) C#
8 14 (12.28%) C
9 7 (6.14%) Scala
10 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) R
11 1 (0.88%) APL
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) AWK
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) F#
11 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) TIBCO
2 21 (18.42%) Sybase
3 16 (14.04%) Oracle
3 16 (14.04%) Reuters
4 9 (7.89%) ION Trading
5 8 (7.02%) Tradeweb
6 5 (4.39%) Tableau
6 5 (4.39%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.63%) Portware
8 2 (1.75%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.88%) Currenex
9 1 (0.88%) Solace
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.88%) NYFIX
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago