The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 876 927 866
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -61
Permanent jobs citing KDB 61 47 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 112
Median salary £87,500 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £59,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £97,750 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 - £55,000

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
31336 35355 38747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.56% 32.02% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26784 29830 32907
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing KDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 61 £87,500 +34.61% 6
London +29 58 £87,500 +34.61% 5
City of London +32 12 £92,500 +48.00% 1
Oxford - 3 £75,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £75,000 - 1
South East - 3 £75,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £100,000 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for KDB.

1 107 (64.85%) Java
2 74 (44.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 69 (41.82%) Finance
4 63 (38.18%) Front Office
5 61 (36.97%) Linux
5 61 (36.97%) Electronic Trading
6 60 (36.36%) Unix
7 59 (35.76%) Python
8 48 (29.09%) C++
9 47 (28.48%) Computer Science
10 44 (26.67%) Degree
11 43 (26.06%) Oracle
12 42 (25.45%) OO
13 40 (24.24%) Low Latency
14 38 (23.03%) Hedge funds
14 38 (23.03%) C#
15 36 (21.82%) SQL
16 33 (20.00%) Software Engineering
17 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
17 31 (18.79%) Analytics
18 30 (18.18%) Algorithms
19 28 (16.97%) Multithreading
19 28 (16.97%) Ultra Messaging
20 27 (16.36%) Mathematics
20 27 (16.36%) C
20 27 (16.36%) TIBCO
21 25 (15.15%) Visualisation
22 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (14.55%) Open Source
22 24 (14.55%) AngularJS

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (0.61%) GemFire
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.21%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.61%) RMDS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.03%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.03%) IaaS
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.03%) PaaS
1 5 (3.03%) SaaS
2 3 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Multicast
1 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (4.24%) Tick Data
4 6 (3.64%) Hazelcast
5 5 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.03%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.21%) Big Data
8 2 (1.21%) MySQL
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Maven
2 17 (10.30%) Subversion
3 9 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.82%) VTune
5 2 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.61%) GDB
6 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 69 (41.82%) Finance
2 63 (38.18%) Front Office
3 16 (9.70%) Banking
4 12 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Games
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) French Language
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (80.00%) Developer
2 45 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.79%) Python Developer
4 19 (11.52%) C++ Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Quantitative Developer
5 18 (10.91%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 14 (8.48%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.27%) Analyst
9 11 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
10 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.45%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.85%) C++/C# Developer
13 7 (4.24%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 7 (4.24%) Java Engineer
14 4 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
14 4 (2.42%) Production Support Analyst
15 3 (1.82%) Architect
15 3 (1.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) Ultra Messaging
2 24 (14.55%) AngularJS
2 24 (14.55%) Rendezvous
3 22 (13.33%) .NET
4 21 (12.73%) TIBCO EMS
5 20 (12.12%) Pandas
5 20 (12.12%) SciPy
5 20 (12.12%) WPF
6 19 (11.52%) NumPy
7 18 (10.91%) Esper
7 18 (10.91%) JMS
7 18 (10.91%) Pyramid
8 14 (8.48%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (7.88%) WCF
10 8 (4.85%) HTML
10 8 (4.85%) HTML5
11 5 (3.03%) Akka
11 5 (3.03%) Backbone.js
11 5 (3.03%) RESTful
11 5 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 74 (44.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (28.48%) Computer Science
3 38 (23.03%) Hedge funds
4 30 (18.18%) Algorithms
5 27 (16.36%) Mathematics
6 25 (15.15%) Visualisation
7 21 (12.73%) Data Structures
7 21 (12.73%) Physics
8 17 (10.30%) Statistics
9 16 (9.70%) Equities
10 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
11 7 (4.24%) Fixed Income
12 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.82%) Social Media
13 3 (1.82%) Spread Betting
14 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (1.21%) Derivative
14 2 (1.21%) Eurex
14 2 (1.21%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Linux
2 60 (36.36%) Unix
3 19 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.03%) Android
4 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.97%) Electronic Trading
2 42 (25.45%) OO
3 40 (24.24%) Low Latency
4 33 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 31 (18.79%) Analytics
6 28 (16.97%) Multithreading
7 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.55%) Open Source
8 23 (13.94%) Data Acquisition
9 20 (12.12%) Systematic Trading
9 20 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 19 (11.52%) Quantitative Trading
11 17 (10.30%) Refactoring
12 14 (8.48%) Time Series Analysis
13 11 (6.67%) Machine Learning
14 10 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
15 9 (5.45%) Straight-Through Processing
16 8 (4.85%) Validation
17 7 (4.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 107 (64.85%) Java
2 59 (35.76%) Python
3 48 (29.09%) C++
4 38 (23.03%) C#
5 36 (21.82%) SQL
6 27 (16.36%) C
7 19 (11.52%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.06%) Perl
9 5 (3.03%) Clojure
10 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.42%) R
11 3 (1.82%) Scala
12 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.61%) AWK
13 1 (0.61%) Korn
13 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.61%) sed
13 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.61%) NFS
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.61%) Nagios
2 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Oracle
2 27 (16.36%) TIBCO
3 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.06%) Solace
5 6 (3.64%) StreamBase
6 5 (3.03%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (3.03%) Google
6 5 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.03%) SAP
7 4 (2.42%) Informatica
7 4 (2.42%) Reuters
7 4 (2.42%) Splunk
8 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.21%) Currenex
9 2 (1.21%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.21%) eSpeed
9 2 (1.21%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.21%) Tableau
9 2 (1.21%) Telerik
10 1 (0.61%) Portware
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