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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 841 817 828
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing KDB 51 129 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 111 51
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £110,000 £107,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%

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
34063 37219 34158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.52% 31.48% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28746 32006 29570
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 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
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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 -11 50 £62,500 -28.57% 5
London -26 50 £62,500 -28.57% 5
City of London +24 14 £62,500 -21.87% 5
Scotland -1 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Glasgow -7 1 £45,000 -14.28%

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 57 (67.06%) Java
2 46 (54.12%) Front Office
3 39 (45.88%) Python
4 38 (44.71%) Linux
5 36 (42.35%) SQL
6 31 (36.47%) Derivative
7 29 (34.12%) Shell Script
8 28 (32.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (32.94%) Perl
8 28 (32.94%) Low Latency
9 26 (30.59%) UNIX
10 24 (28.24%) Ultra Messaging
11 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
12 21 (24.71%) Banking
13 20 (23.53%) Reuters
13 20 (23.53%) Sybase
14 19 (22.35%) C++
14 19 (22.35%) Algorithmic Trading
15 17 (20.00%) Finance
16 16 (18.82%) Fixed Income
16 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.65%) Multicast
17 15 (17.65%) Degree
18 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (15.29%) Investment Banking
18 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
18 13 (15.29%) Rendezvous
18 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
19 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
19 12 (14.12%) DNA

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) RMDS
1 8 (9.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 46 (54.12%) Front Office
2 21 (24.71%) Banking
3 17 (20.00%) Finance
4 13 (15.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.06%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Developer
2 34 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Applications Support
4 18 (21.18%) Analyst
4 18 (21.18%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Development Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Development Support Analyst
8 1 (1.18%) Senior Data Modeller
8 1 (1.18%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Data Modeller
8 1 (1.18%) Architect
8 1 (1.18%) Junior
8 1 (1.18%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) Ultra Messaging
2 13 (15.29%) Rendezvous
3 11 (12.94%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (5.88%) Middleware
5 4 (4.71%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (3.53%) Spring
7 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.18%) XML
8 1 (1.18%) JMS
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.18%) jBPM
8 1 (1.18%) Velocity
8 1 (1.18%) WPF
8 1 (1.18%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.47%) Derivative
2 28 (32.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (18.82%) Fixed Income
4 10 (11.76%) Equities
5 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
6 7 (8.24%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (7.06%) Statistics
7 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.35%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.18%) Physics
10 1 (1.18%) Swaptions
10 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) UNIX
3 8 (9.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Low Latency
2 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
3 19 (22.35%) Algorithmic Trading
4 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
4 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.12%) DNA
5 12 (14.12%) OO
6 10 (11.76%) Market Making
7 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.59%) Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) ITIL
8 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
8 8 (9.41%) Complex Event Processing
9 7 (8.24%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (7.06%) Validation
10 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) UML
12 2 (2.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) Java
2 39 (45.88%) Python
3 36 (42.35%) SQL
4 29 (34.12%) Shell Script
5 28 (32.94%) Perl
6 19 (22.35%) C++
7 11 (12.94%) C#
8 9 (10.59%) C
9 6 (7.06%) Scala
10 4 (4.71%) VBA
11 1 (1.18%) Tcl
11 1 (1.18%) AWK
11 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Sybase
1 20 (23.53%) Reuters
2 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
3 12 (14.12%) Tradeweb
4 9 (10.59%) Informatica
4 9 (10.59%) ION Trading
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Fidessa
6 3 (3.53%) Portware
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Solace
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