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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 817 901 932
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +31
Permanent jobs citing KDB 95 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.068% 0.048%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 46
Median salary £90,000 £70,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £77,500

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
28179 33556 35816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.58% 30.76% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23978 28423 30045
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

KDB Salary Histogram in the UK

KDB
Top 6 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 30 September 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 +68 83 £92,500 +32.14% 6
London +57 83 £92,500 +32.14% 6
City of London +49 18 £92,500 +15.62%
Scotland +29 12 £55,000 -
Glasgow +31 11 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +2 5 £60,000 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 117 (70.91%) Java
2 81 (49.09%) Kdb+
3 80 (48.48%) Linux
4 79 (47.88%) Finance
5 72 (43.64%) Unix
6 59 (35.76%) C++
7 57 (34.55%) Python
8 52 (31.52%) Front Office
9 46 (27.88%) Low Latency
10 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (26.06%) Electronic Trading
12 41 (24.85%) Multithreading
12 41 (24.85%) Equities
12 41 (24.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 37 (22.42%) C#
14 33 (20.00%) Degree
15 30 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 30 (18.18%) TIBCO
16 29 (17.58%) Oracle
16 29 (17.58%) Software Engineering
17 28 (16.97%) Algorithms
18 27 (16.36%) Algorithmic Trading
18 27 (16.36%) SQL
19 26 (15.76%) C
19 26 (15.76%) MongoDB
20 25 (15.15%) AngularJS
21 24 (14.55%) OO
21 24 (14.55%) Banking
22 22 (13.33%) HTML
22 22 (13.33%) Django

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 14 (8.48%) Apache
2 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (49.09%) Kdb+
2 26 (15.76%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (9.70%) MySQL
5 14 (8.48%) Hadoop
5 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.42%) DB2
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.42%) Tick Data
11 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.70%) Subversion
2 15 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.88%) Maven
4 9 (5.45%) JUnit
5 4 (2.42%) Ant
5 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.21%) JIRA
6 2 (1.21%) NUnit
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (47.88%) Finance
2 52 (31.52%) Front Office
3 24 (14.55%) Banking
4 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.45%) French Language
6 7 (4.24%) Games
6 7 (4.24%) German Language
6 7 (4.24%) Spanish Language
7 5 (3.03%) Back Office
7 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.82%) Electronics
9 2 (1.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Retail
10 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (78.18%) Developer
2 50 (30.30%) KDB Developer
3 47 (28.48%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.91%) C++ Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Python Developer
8 12 (7.27%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Analyst
9 11 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 11 (6.67%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Technical Operations Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Senior C++ Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.15%) AngularJS
2 22 (13.33%) Django
2 22 (13.33%) HTML
3 21 (12.73%) JMS
3 21 (12.73%) Rendezvous
4 18 (10.91%) TIBCO EMS
5 17 (10.30%) .NET
6 16 (9.70%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (8.48%) Lucene
7 14 (8.48%) Ultra Messaging
7 14 (8.48%) WPF
8 13 (7.88%) Pandas
9 11 (6.67%) CSS
9 11 (6.67%) HTML5
9 11 (6.67%) Node.js
9 11 (6.67%) NumPy
9 11 (6.67%) SciPy
9 11 (6.67%) Zend Framework
10 10 (6.06%) Backbone.js
11 9 (5.45%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.85%) Equities
1 41 (24.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 28 (16.97%) Algorithms
4 20 (12.12%) Fixed Income
5 18 (10.91%) Data Structures
6 17 (10.30%) Mathematics
6 17 (10.30%) Physics
7 16 (9.70%) Visualisation
8 15 (9.09%) Hedge funds
9 13 (7.88%) Derivative
10 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
10 11 (6.67%) Fintech
11 10 (6.06%) Statistics
12 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (1.82%) Arduino
13 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.21%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (48.48%) Linux
2 72 (43.64%) Unix
3 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.88%) Low Latency
2 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.06%) Electronic Trading
4 41 (24.85%) Multithreading
5 29 (17.58%) Software Engineering
6 27 (16.36%) Algorithmic Trading
7 24 (14.55%) OO
8 19 (11.52%) Open Source
9 16 (9.70%) MVC
10 14 (8.48%) Scrum
10 14 (8.48%) Time Series Analysis
11 13 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (7.88%) Refactoring
12 12 (7.27%) Analytics
12 12 (7.27%) Prototyping
12 12 (7.27%) Systematic Trading
13 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.67%) Data Acquisition
14 10 (6.06%) Machine Learning
14 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.91%) Java
2 59 (35.76%) C++
3 57 (34.55%) Python
4 37 (22.42%) C#
5 27 (16.36%) SQL
6 26 (15.76%) C
7 21 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.67%) PHP
9 9 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.85%) Perl
11 6 (3.64%) Groovy
12 3 (1.82%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) TIBCO
2 29 (17.58%) Oracle
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.67%) Zend
4 10 (6.06%) Sybase
5 9 (5.45%) Bloomberg
5 9 (5.45%) Fidessa
6 6 (3.64%) ION Trading
6 6 (3.64%) Solace
7 4 (2.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Reuters
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Telerik
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