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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 844 808 751
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -57
Permanent jobs citing KDB 58 68 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.20% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 63 138
Average salary £82,500 £75,000 £88,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £111,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -10.00%

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
34891 33759 35987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.48% 31.64% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29329 29231 31666
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 7 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 19 September 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
England -28 57 £82,500 +10.00% 5
London -40 54 £82,500 +10.00% 5
City of London -4 17 £72,500 +3.57% 2
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Glasgow -1 1 £77,500 -
Scotland -14 1 £77,500 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (75.94%) Java
2 120 (64.17%) Front Office
3 86 (45.99%) Low Latency
4 75 (40.11%) Multithreading
5 70 (37.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (34.22%) C++
6 64 (34.22%) Finance
7 62 (33.16%) Equities
8 61 (32.62%) Electronic Trading
9 56 (29.95%) Banking
10 51 (27.27%) Python
11 49 (26.20%) Linux
12 43 (22.99%) Investment Banking
12 43 (22.99%) Degree
13 40 (21.39%) Algorithmic Trading
14 39 (20.86%) Software Engineering
15 37 (19.79%) UNIX
16 35 (18.72%) Sybase
17 33 (17.65%) Perl
18 31 (16.58%) SQL
18 31 (16.58%) TIBCO
19 29 (15.51%) Rendezvous
19 29 (15.51%) C#
20 28 (14.97%) Mathematics
21 26 (13.90%) 29West
22 25 (13.37%) Analytics
22 25 (13.37%) Open Source
22 25 (13.37%) Fixed Income
22 25 (13.37%) OO
23 24 (12.83%) Spring

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (11.23%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.67%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 11 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.28%) Big Data
4 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Subversion
2 5 (2.67%) jMock
2 5 (2.67%) Hamcrest
2 5 (2.67%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.14%) JUnit
3 4 (2.14%) Mockito
4 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.07%) Maven
4 2 (1.07%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Redmine
General
1 120 (64.17%) Front Office
2 64 (34.22%) Finance
3 56 (29.95%) Banking
4 43 (22.99%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 155 (82.89%) Developer
2 88 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.23%) Applications Support
4 14 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.95%) C# Developer
5 13 (6.95%) WPF Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Lead Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.35%) Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (3.21%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (2.67%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Python Developer
12 3 (1.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 3 (1.60%) Senior Quantitative Developer
12 3 (1.60%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.51%) Rendezvous
2 24 (12.83%) Spring
3 17 (9.09%) Middleware
4 15 (8.02%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (6.95%) WPF
6 9 (4.81%) .NET
7 8 (4.28%) HTML
8 6 (3.21%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.21%) jQuery
9 5 (2.67%) OSGi
9 5 (2.67%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (2.14%) J2SE
11 3 (1.60%) JMS
11 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.60%) Esper
11 3 (1.60%) Pyramid
11 3 (1.60%) Pandas
11 3 (1.60%) SciPy
11 3 (1.60%) NumPy
12 2 (1.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (33.16%) Equities
3 28 (14.97%) Mathematics
4 25 (13.37%) Fixed Income
4 25 (13.37%) Open Source
5 15 (8.02%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.95%) Hedge funds
7 10 (5.35%) Derivative
8 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.60%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.07%) Statistics
11 1 (0.53%) Physics
11 1 (0.53%) Statistical Arbitrage
11 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.20%) Linux
2 37 (19.79%) UNIX
3 11 (5.88%) Windows
4 6 (3.21%) Solaris
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.99%) Low Latency
2 75 (40.11%) Multithreading
3 61 (32.62%) Electronic Trading
4 40 (21.39%) Algorithmic Trading
5 39 (20.86%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.37%) OO
6 25 (13.37%) Analytics
7 22 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 22 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.23%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.88%) TDD
11 10 (5.35%) ITIL
12 6 (3.21%) Web Development
13 5 (2.67%) Refactoring
13 5 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (2.67%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (2.67%) MVVM
13 5 (2.67%) Complex Event Processing
13 5 (2.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (75.94%) Java
2 64 (34.22%) C++
3 51 (27.27%) Python
4 33 (17.65%) Perl
5 31 (16.58%) SQL
6 29 (15.51%) C#
7 18 (9.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.21%) Scala
10 5 (2.67%) R
11 4 (2.14%) C
12 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) Erlang
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (22.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) PhD
2 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.53%) QA
1 1 (0.53%) EMIR
1 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Netcool
1 3 (1.60%) Nagios
1 3 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) Sybase
2 31 (16.58%) TIBCO
3 26 (13.90%) 29West
4 14 (7.49%) Oracle
4 14 (7.49%) ION Trading
5 7 (3.74%) Tradeweb
6 6 (3.21%) StreamBase
7 5 (2.67%) MarketAxess
7 5 (2.67%) Google
7 5 (2.67%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.14%) Informatica
9 3 (1.60%) ParAccel
10 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.07%) Perforce
10 2 (1.07%) Reuters
11 1 (0.53%) Teradata
11 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.53%) HP
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