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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 829 887 920
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +33
Permanent jobs citing KDB 91 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.059% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 36 61
Median salary £87,500 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £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
29015 33436 36926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.68% 31.08% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24783 28215 31110
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +64 83 £87,500 +16.66% 14
London +62 83 £87,500 +16.66% 14
City of London +45 17 £92,500 +15.62% 3
Glasgow +8 8 £55,000 -
Scotland +7 8 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +6 6 £67,500 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 110 (70.06%) Java
2 76 (48.41%) Kdb+
3 75 (47.77%) Finance
4 73 (46.50%) Linux
5 64 (40.76%) Unix
6 54 (34.39%) C++
7 51 (32.48%) Python
8 48 (30.57%) Front Office
9 45 (28.66%) Electronic Trading
9 45 (28.66%) Low Latency
10 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (27.39%) Multithreading
11 36 (22.93%) Degree
11 36 (22.93%) Equities
12 34 (21.66%) Oracle
13 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (20.38%) C#
14 32 (20.38%) Computer Science
15 31 (19.75%) TIBCO
16 30 (19.11%) SQL
17 26 (16.56%) C
18 25 (15.92%) Rendezvous
18 25 (15.92%) Banking
19 24 (15.29%) MongoDB
20 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
20 23 (14.65%) Software Engineering
21 22 (14.01%) JMS
22 21 (13.38%) HTML
22 21 (13.38%) Data Structures
22 21 (13.38%) Algorithms

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 11 (7.01%) Apache
2 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.41%) Kdb+
2 24 (15.29%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.55%) MySQL
4 14 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.01%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.18%) Tick Data
9 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.27%) DB2
11 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.64%) Big Data
11 1 (0.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
1 13 (8.28%) Maven
1 13 (8.28%) Subversion
2 7 (4.46%) JUnit
3 4 (2.55%) Ant
3 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) NUnit
5 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.64%) EasyMock
General
1 75 (47.77%) Finance
2 48 (30.57%) Front Office
3 25 (15.92%) Banking
4 13 (8.28%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.46%) French Language
5 7 (4.46%) Games
6 5 (3.18%) German Language
6 5 (3.18%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.55%) Back Office
8 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 2 (1.27%) Electronics
9 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 122 (77.71%) Developer
2 53 (33.76%) KDB Developer
3 44 (28.03%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.46%) C++ Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 14 (8.92%) Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.64%) Python Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Technical Operations Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.46%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.92%) Rendezvous
2 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
3 22 (14.01%) JMS
4 21 (13.38%) HTML
4 21 (13.38%) TIBCO EMS
5 19 (12.10%) Django
6 18 (11.46%) .NET
6 18 (11.46%) Ultra Messaging
7 15 (9.55%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (8.28%) WPF
9 12 (7.64%) HTML5
10 11 (7.01%) Lucene
11 10 (6.37%) NumPy
11 10 (6.37%) Pandas
11 10 (6.37%) SciPy
12 9 (5.73%) Backbone.js
12 9 (5.73%) CSS
12 9 (5.73%) Node.js
12 9 (5.73%) Zend Framework
13 8 (5.10%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (22.93%) Equities
3 32 (20.38%) Computer Science
4 21 (13.38%) Algorithms
4 21 (13.38%) Data Structures
5 19 (12.10%) Physics
6 18 (11.46%) Mathematics
7 16 (10.19%) Hedge funds
8 15 (9.55%) Fixed Income
8 15 (9.55%) Visualisation
9 11 (7.01%) Derivative
9 11 (7.01%) Statistics
10 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
11 8 (5.10%) Fintech
12 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.27%) Arduino
12 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.64%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.50%) Linux
2 64 (40.76%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) Electronic Trading
1 45 (28.66%) Low Latency
2 43 (27.39%) Multithreading
3 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.65%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.74%) Algorithmic Trading
5 20 (12.74%) OO
6 16 (10.19%) Open Source
6 16 (10.19%) Time Series Analysis
7 15 (9.55%) MVC
8 12 (7.64%) Analytics
8 12 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (7.64%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.01%) Machine Learning
9 11 (7.01%) Prototyping
9 11 (7.01%) Scrum
10 10 (6.37%) Data Acquisition
10 10 (6.37%) Refactoring
11 9 (5.73%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 110 (70.06%) Java
2 54 (34.39%) C++
3 51 (32.48%) Python
4 32 (20.38%) C#
5 30 (19.11%) SQL
6 26 (16.56%) C
7 19 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.01%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.73%) PHP
10 6 (3.82%) Perl
11 3 (1.91%) Groovy
11 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Degree
2 3 (1.91%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (21.66%) Oracle
2 31 (19.75%) TIBCO
3 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.73%) Bloomberg
4 9 (5.73%) Fidessa
4 9 (5.73%) Zend
5 5 (3.18%) Sybase
6 4 (2.55%) Perforce
7 3 (1.91%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.91%) Solace
8 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.27%) Informatica
8 2 (1.27%) Reuters
8 2 (1.27%) Tableau
8 2 (1.27%) Telerik
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £110000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £110,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago