Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for KDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited KDB over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 290 338
Rank change year-on-year -30 +48 +91
Permanent jobs citing KDB 14 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 1.49% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 56
City of London median annual salary £110,000 £92,500 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £70,500 £57,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £170,500 £122,500 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £110,000 £92,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +33.33%

KDB is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,236 3,295 4,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.87% 31.00% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,910 3,049 3,872
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,950 £37,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £86,125
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +5.50%

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing KDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for KDB in the City of London

KDB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB in the City of London.

Salary trend for KDB in the City of London

KDB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KDB in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for KDB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (64.29%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 7 (50.00%) Front Office
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
6 5 (35.71%) Market Making
6 5 (35.71%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (35.71%) PhD
6 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
7 3 (21.43%) Equities
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (21.43%) Kdb+
8 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 2 (14.29%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Perl
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

KDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Python Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 3 (21.43%) KDB Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
4 3 (21.43%) Equities
5 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Derivative
5 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (35.71%) Market Making
2 5 (35.71%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Economics
5 1 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C-shell
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) PhD