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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 839 801 790
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -11
Permanent jobs citing KDB 34 86 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.081% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 61
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £105,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +54.92%

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
31705 33302 33245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.52% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27030 28001 29026
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
London -19 31 £82,500 +3.12% 5
England -48 31 £82,500 +3.12% 5
City of London -7 17 £75,000 -9.09% 2
Glasgow +9 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Scotland +8 3 £52,500 -4.54%

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 59 (85.51%) Java
2 41 (59.42%) Front Office
3 36 (52.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (46.38%) Low Latency
5 27 (39.13%) 29West
6 24 (34.78%) Multithreading
6 24 (34.78%) Linux
7 22 (31.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 20 (28.99%) Python
8 20 (28.99%) Finance
9 18 (26.09%) SQL
9 18 (26.09%) Degree
10 17 (24.64%) Derivative
10 17 (24.64%) C++
11 16 (23.19%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
13 14 (20.29%) UNIX
13 14 (20.29%) OO
13 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
14 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
14 13 (18.84%) Algorithms
15 12 (17.39%) Banking
15 12 (17.39%) C#
16 11 (15.94%) Informatica
16 11 (15.94%) Fixed Income
16 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
16 11 (15.94%) Multicast
17 10 (14.49%) Market Making
17 10 (14.49%) Equities
18 9 (13.04%) Back Office

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (11.59%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) RMDS
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
1 2 (2.90%) jMock
1 2 (2.90%) Hamcrest
1 2 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 41 (59.42%) Front Office
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Banking
4 9 (13.04%) Back Office
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (79.71%) Developer
2 42 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Applications Support
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
5 2 (2.90%) C++ Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (2.90%) Development Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Development Support Analyst
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Data Modeller
6 1 (1.45%) Data Modeller
6 1 (1.45%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (13.04%) Rendezvous
3 6 (8.70%) Middleware
4 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 2 (2.90%) JMS
5 2 (2.90%) OSGi
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) Esper
6 1 (1.45%) Pyramid
6 1 (1.45%) Pandas
6 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.45%) SciPy
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.45%) STL
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) jBPM
6 1 (1.45%) Java SE
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (52.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (24.64%) Derivative
3 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (18.84%) Algorithms
4 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (15.94%) Fixed Income
5 10 (14.49%) Equities
6 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.59%) Hedge funds
8 4 (5.80%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
9 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.90%) Open Source
10 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.45%) Physics
10 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) UNIX
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Low Latency
2 24 (34.78%) Multithreading
3 22 (31.88%) Algorithmic Trading
4 15 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (20.29%) OO
5 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
6 10 (14.49%) Market Making
7 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.04%) Complex Event Processing
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.80%) DNA
9 3 (4.35%) UML
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) TDD
10 2 (2.90%) ITIL
10 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.90%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (85.51%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) Python
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) C++
5 12 (17.39%) C#
6 9 (13.04%) Perl
6 9 (13.04%) Scala
7 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.70%) C
9 3 (4.35%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Netcool
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) 29West
2 11 (15.94%) Informatica
3 9 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 6 (8.70%) Tradeweb
5 4 (5.80%) Reuters
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Sybase
6 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) MarketAxess
7 1 (1.45%) Portware
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Fidessa
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