The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 790 786 733
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -53
Permanent jobs citing KDB 91 84 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 145
Average salary £87,500 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £117,000 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £85,000 £73,000
% change year-on-year
-30.88% +16.43%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36025 33874 36430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 31.25% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30780 29210 32096
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%

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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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 -16 87 £87,500 - 8
England -53 87 £87,500 +2.94% 8
City of London -3 38 £85,000 +3.03% 4
Scotland -7 4 £58,750 -
Glasgow -9 4 £58,750 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 183 (81.33%) Java
2 151 (67.11%) Front Office
3 100 (44.44%) Low Latency
4 94 (41.78%) Multithreading
5 82 (36.44%) Equities
5 82 (36.44%) C++
6 77 (34.22%) Finance
7 73 (32.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 70 (31.11%) Banking
9 63 (28.00%) Linux
9 63 (28.00%) Electronic Trading
10 61 (27.11%) Python
11 58 (25.78%) Degree
12 57 (25.33%) Sybase
13 55 (24.44%) Investment Banking
14 53 (23.56%) C#
15 47 (20.89%) UNIX
16 46 (20.44%) Analytics
17 43 (19.11%) TIBCO
17 43 (19.11%) Spring
18 42 (18.67%) SQL
19 39 (17.33%) Perl
20 36 (16.00%) SQL Server
20 36 (16.00%) Rendezvous
20 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
20 36 (16.00%) Fixed Income
21 34 (15.11%) Algorithmic Trading
22 30 (13.33%) ION Trading
23 28 (12.44%) Risk Management
24 27 (12.00%) E-Commerce

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 23 (10.22%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (2.22%) GemFire
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.33%) MTS
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.89%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.44%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.56%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.56%) Big Data
5 4 (1.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.78%) DB2
6 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (8.44%) JUnit
2 18 (8.00%) Mockito
3 7 (3.11%) Subversion
4 5 (2.22%) Maven
4 5 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (1.78%) jMock
5 4 (1.78%) Hamcrest
6 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.44%) Ant
8 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.44%) Redmine
General
1 151 (67.11%) Front Office
2 77 (34.22%) Finance
3 70 (31.11%) Banking
4 55 (24.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (80.89%) Developer
2 116 (51.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.22%) Applications Support
4 17 (7.56%) Front Office Developer
4 17 (7.56%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.11%) Analyst
5 16 (7.11%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.22%) WPF Developer
7 13 (5.78%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.33%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.67%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (2.67%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.22%) C++ Developer
12 4 (1.78%) Quantitative Developer
12 4 (1.78%) Lead Java Developer
13 3 (1.33%) Python Developer
13 3 (1.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 3 (1.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.11%) Spring
2 36 (16.00%) Rendezvous
3 21 (9.33%) Middleware
4 18 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 16 (7.11%) FIX Protocol
6 15 (6.67%) WPF
7 14 (6.22%) .NET
8 9 (4.00%) HTML
9 8 (3.56%) J2SE
10 7 (3.11%) jQuery
11 6 (2.67%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.67%) Task Parallel Library
11 6 (2.67%) Swing
11 6 (2.67%) J2EE
12 5 (2.22%) Esper
13 4 (1.78%) OSGi
13 4 (1.78%) SciPy
13 4 (1.78%) NumPy
13 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (36.44%) Equities
2 73 (32.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (16.00%) Fixed Income
4 27 (12.00%) Open Source
5 26 (11.56%) Derivative
6 25 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 22 (9.78%) Computer Science
8 19 (8.44%) Hedge funds
9 17 (7.56%) Grid Computing
10 10 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.33%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.89%) Statistical Arbitrage
13 1 (0.44%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.00%) Linux
2 47 (20.89%) UNIX
3 12 (5.33%) Windows
3 12 (5.33%) Solaris
4 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.44%) Low Latency
2 94 (41.78%) Multithreading
3 63 (28.00%) Electronic Trading
4 46 (20.44%) Analytics
5 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 34 (15.11%) Algorithmic Trading
7 28 (12.44%) Risk Management
8 27 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 25 (11.11%) TDD
10 23 (10.22%) OO
11 16 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (4.00%) Complex Event Processing
14 8 (3.56%) Web Development
14 8 (3.56%) ITIL
15 7 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (2.67%) Unit Testing
16 6 (2.67%) Refactoring
16 6 (2.67%) Performance Analysis
17 5 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (81.33%) Java
2 82 (36.44%) C++
3 61 (27.11%) Python
4 53 (23.56%) C#
5 42 (18.67%) SQL
6 39 (17.33%) Perl
7 21 (9.33%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.33%) R
9 8 (3.56%) VB
9 8 (3.56%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.56%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.67%) C
11 3 (1.33%) Scala
11 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) XAML
12 1 (0.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 58 (25.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.44%) EMIR
1 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.44%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (25.33%) Sybase
2 43 (19.11%) TIBCO
3 30 (13.33%) ION Trading
4 24 (10.67%) Oracle
5 20 (8.89%) 29West
6 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.00%) Tradeweb
8 7 (3.11%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.67%) StreamBase
10 5 (2.22%) Adobe
11 4 (1.78%) MarketAxess
11 4 (1.78%) Google
11 4 (1.78%) Informatica
12 3 (1.33%) Perforce
12 3 (1.33%) eSpeed
12 3 (1.33%) ParAccel
12 3 (1.33%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.89%) Reuters
14 1 (0.44%) JBoss
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