Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 347 407
Rank change year-on-year +66 +60 +15
Permanent jobs citing KDB 45 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 0.77% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 31
City of London median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £111,250 £100,000
London median annual salary £92,500 £87,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +25.00% -17.65%

KDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 3252 3779 6066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 31.47% 28.09% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2924 3389 5258
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for KDB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Unix
3 30 (66.67%) Java
4 29 (64.44%) Kdb+
5 21 (46.67%) Equities
6 20 (44.44%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) Front Office
8 8 (17.78%) C++
8 8 (17.78%) Fintech
9 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) C
9 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.56%) XML
10 6 (13.33%) J2EE
10 6 (13.33%) MySQL
10 6 (13.33%) CSS
10 6 (13.33%) Web Services
10 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 6 (13.33%) OOP
10 6 (13.33%) Swing
10 6 (13.33%) Physics
10 6 (13.33%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (13.33%) JAX-WS
10 6 (13.33%) Data Management
10 6 (13.33%) Subversion

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Kdb+
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.33%) Tick Data
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Front Office
3 5 (11.11%) French Language
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 34 (75.56%) KDB Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Trainee
3 5 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
1 7 (15.56%) HTML
1 7 (15.56%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) CSS
2 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.33%) J2EE
2 6 (13.33%) JavaFX
2 6 (13.33%) JAX-WS
2 6 (13.33%) JPA
2 6 (13.33%) Swing
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) J2SE
3 2 (4.44%) Java SE
4 1 (2.22%) Esper
4 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) NumPy
4 1 (2.22%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.22%) SciPy
4 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Equities
2 8 (17.78%) Fintech
3 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 5 (11.11%) Derivative
6 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.22%) TWAP
7 1 (2.22%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (13.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (13.33%) Data Management
2 6 (13.33%) Memory Management
2 6 (13.33%) OOP
2 6 (13.33%) Physics
3 5 (11.11%) Pricing Strategy
3 5 (11.11%) SDLC
3 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 5 (11.11%) Validation
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (4.44%) Quantitative Research
6 2 (4.44%) Statistics
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) C++
3 7 (15.56%) C
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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ANSON MCCADE
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