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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 846 811 807
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Permanent jobs citing KDB 32 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.080% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 73 66
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,750 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -31.25%

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
31731 32609 36157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.97% 31.79% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27291 27655 32143
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -49 29 £75,000 -6.25% 2
England -53 29 £75,000 -6.25% 2
City of London -4 7 £75,000 -6.25% 2
Glasgow +11 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Scotland +2 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (77.63%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) Front Office
3 37 (48.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (46.05%) Low Latency
5 29 (38.16%) Finance
6 28 (36.84%) Algorithmic Trading
7 27 (35.53%) Linux
8 25 (32.89%) Multithreading
9 24 (31.58%) 29West
10 22 (28.95%) Degree
11 21 (27.63%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (27.63%) C++
12 20 (26.32%) Python
12 20 (26.32%) Banking
13 19 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
13 19 (25.00%) UNIX
13 19 (25.00%) Algorithms
14 18 (23.68%) SQL
14 18 (23.68%) OO
15 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
16 15 (19.74%) Equities
17 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
18 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
19 12 (15.79%) TIBCO
19 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
20 11 (14.47%) Derivative
20 11 (14.47%) Rendezvous
21 10 (13.16%) Back Office
21 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (11.84%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.32%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.32%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Hamcrest
1 3 (3.95%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (3.95%) jMock
1 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 46 (60.53%) Front Office
2 29 (38.16%) Finance
3 20 (26.32%) Banking
4 10 (13.16%) Back Office
4 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (78.95%) Developer
2 41 (53.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Junior
8 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Development Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) FX Support Analyst
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Data Modeller
9 1 (1.32%) Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.32%) Middleware Specialist
9 1 (1.32%) Junior Quantitative Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (14.47%) Rendezvous
3 5 (6.58%) JMS
4 4 (5.26%) Spring
5 3 (3.95%) OSGi
6 2 (2.63%) Middleware
6 2 (2.63%) Pyramid
6 2 (2.63%) Pandas
6 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.63%) SciPy
7 1 (1.32%) Esper
7 1 (1.32%) NumPy
7 1 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.32%) Java SE
7 1 (1.32%) jBPM
7 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.32%) J2SE
7 1 (1.32%) STL
7 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (48.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 15 (19.74%) Equities
5 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 11 (14.47%) Derivative
7 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income
7 10 (13.16%) Hedge funds
8 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.26%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (3.95%) Open Source
10 3 (3.95%) Statistics
11 2 (2.63%) Physics
11 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
12 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) UNIX
3 8 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Low Latency
2 28 (36.84%) Algorithmic Trading
3 25 (32.89%) Multithreading
4 19 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 18 (23.68%) OO
6 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
7 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
8 10 (13.16%) Market Making
9 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.21%) Complex Event Processing
11 5 (6.58%) ITIL
12 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.26%) Analytics
13 3 (3.95%) Distributed Algorithms
13 3 (3.95%) Time Series Analysis
13 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
13 3 (3.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (77.63%) Java
2 21 (27.63%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) Python
4 18 (23.68%) SQL
5 10 (13.16%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) Scala
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 5 (6.58%) C
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Netcool
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
1 4 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) 29West
2 12 (15.79%) TIBCO
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) Tradeweb
4 3 (3.95%) MarketAxess
4 3 (3.95%) Google
4 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.95%) Sybase
5 2 (2.63%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.32%) Portware
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
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