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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 849 906 875
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -31
Permanent jobs citing KDB 84 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.048% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 24 100
Median salary £87,500 £66,250 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £86,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.40%

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
29161 35285 37279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.73% 31.95% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24763 29707 31852
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 9 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 23 July 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 +82 81 £87,500 +29.62% 10
London +78 78 £87,500 +29.62% 10
City of London +84 19 £92,500 +23.33% 2
Canary Wharf - 9 £105,000 -
Scotland +4 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Glasgow -8 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Oxford - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 96 (66.67%) Java
2 64 (44.44%) Linux
3 59 (40.97%) Unix
4 58 (40.28%) Finance
5 53 (36.81%) C++
6 52 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 47 (32.64%) Electronic Trading
8 45 (31.25%) Python
9 44 (30.56%) Low Latency
10 43 (29.86%) Front Office
11 37 (25.69%) Multithreading
12 32 (22.22%) Degree
13 31 (21.53%) Oracle
14 30 (20.83%) TIBCO
15 29 (20.14%) Computer Science
16 27 (18.75%) Rendezvous
16 27 (18.75%) C
17 26 (18.06%) SQL
17 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (17.36%) Equities
19 23 (15.97%) Banking
19 23 (15.97%) Physics
19 23 (15.97%) MongoDB
19 23 (15.97%) Ultra Messaging
20 22 (15.28%) Mathematics
20 22 (15.28%) TIBCO EMS
21 21 (14.58%) Data Structures
22 20 (13.89%) Algorithms
22 20 (13.89%) C#
22 20 (13.89%) JMS

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 7 (4.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) Multicast
1 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.33%) MySQL
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.25%) Tick Data
5 7 (4.86%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Maven
2 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.86%) Subversion
3 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.69%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 58 (40.28%) Finance
2 43 (29.86%) Front Office
3 23 (15.97%) Banking
4 14 (9.72%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.47%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) French Language
6 3 (2.08%) German Language
6 3 (2.08%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.39%) Advertising
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
7 2 (1.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (70.14%) Developer
2 32 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 19 (13.19%) Analyst
5 18 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 11 (7.64%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Operations Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.86%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.86%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Operational Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Operations Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) Rendezvous
2 23 (15.97%) Ultra Messaging
3 22 (15.28%) TIBCO EMS
4 20 (13.89%) JMS
5 19 (13.19%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.42%) Django
7 14 (9.72%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (9.03%) Pandas
8 13 (9.03%) SciPy
9 12 (8.33%) HTML
9 12 (8.33%) NumPy
10 11 (7.64%) Esper
10 11 (7.64%) Pyramid
11 9 (6.25%) WPF
12 7 (4.86%) .NET
12 7 (4.86%) Lucene
13 6 (4.17%) CSS
13 6 (4.17%) Middleware
13 6 (4.17%) Node.js
13 6 (4.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (20.14%) Computer Science
3 25 (17.36%) Equities
4 23 (15.97%) Physics
5 22 (15.28%) Mathematics
6 21 (14.58%) Data Structures
7 20 (13.89%) Algorithms
8 18 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 17 (11.81%) Hedge funds
10 13 (9.03%) Fixed Income
11 12 (8.33%) Statistics
12 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
13 7 (4.86%) Fintech
14 6 (4.17%) Derivative
15 2 (1.39%) Eurex
15 2 (1.39%) Neural Network
16 1 (0.69%) Arduino
16 1 (0.69%) Contract for Difference
16 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
16 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.44%) Linux
2 59 (40.97%) Unix
3 2 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.64%) Electronic Trading
2 44 (30.56%) Low Latency
3 37 (25.69%) Multithreading
4 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.19%) Algorithmic Trading
5 19 (13.19%) OO
5 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.81%) Open Source
7 16 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
8 14 (9.72%) Analytics
9 13 (9.03%) Data Acquisition
9 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.33%) Machine Learning
11 11 (7.64%) Refactoring
12 10 (6.94%) Prototyping
12 10 (6.94%) Systematic Trading
13 9 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
13 9 (6.25%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 96 (66.67%) Java
2 53 (36.81%) C++
3 45 (31.25%) Python
4 27 (18.75%) C
5 26 (18.06%) SQL
6 20 (13.89%) C#
7 11 (7.64%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.56%) Perl
9 7 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.17%) PHP
11 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Oracle
2 30 (20.83%) TIBCO
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 9 (6.25%) Fidessa
5 6 (4.17%) Zend
6 4 (2.78%) Informatica
6 4 (2.78%) Reuters
7 2 (1.39%) Currenex
7 2 (1.39%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.39%) eSpeed
7 2 (1.39%) Solace
7 2 (1.39%) Splunk
7 2 (1.39%) Tableau
7 2 (1.39%) Telerik
8 1 (0.69%) Sybase
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