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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 266 301
Rank change year-on-year +68 +35  
Permanent jobs citing KDB 35 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 21
Median salary £67,500 £92,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.02% +48.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  

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 1676 2006 3046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 31.33% 27.99% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1793 2653
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing KDB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for KDB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 52 (76.47%) Unix
2 50 (73.53%) Linux
3 43 (63.24%) Kdb+
4 41 (60.29%) Java
5 30 (44.12%) Finance
6 28 (41.18%) Equities
7 15 (22.06%) Front Office
7 15 (22.06%) C++
8 14 (20.59%) Degree
9 12 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (16.18%) Test Strategy
10 11 (16.18%) Validation
10 11 (16.18%) Shell Script
10 11 (16.18%) Fintech
11 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 10 (14.71%) HTML
11 10 (14.71%) C
11 10 (14.71%) C#
12 9 (13.24%) SQL
12 9 (13.24%) CSS
12 9 (13.24%) Subversion
13 8 (11.76%) Derivative
13 8 (11.76%) French Language
13 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.76%) Pricing Strategy
14 7 (10.29%) Tick Data
14 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.29%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Bluemix
1 3 (4.41%) Google App Engine
1 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (4.41%) IaaS
1 3 (4.41%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) PaaS
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (63.24%) Kdb+
2 7 (10.29%) Tick Data
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.41%) Hazelcast
6 3 (4.41%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Front Office
3 8 (11.76%) French Language
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (80.88%) Developer
2 44 (64.71%) KDB Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Trainee
5 5 (7.35%) Trainee Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.94%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.47%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Tester
9 1 (1.47%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) CSS
3 7 (10.29%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (10.29%) XML
4 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.82%) J2EE
4 6 (8.82%) JavaFX
4 6 (8.82%) JAX-WS
4 6 (8.82%) JPA
4 6 (8.82%) Swing
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) WPF
6 4 (5.88%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) DOM
7 3 (4.41%) J2SE
7 3 (4.41%) Java SE
7 3 (4.41%) Node.js
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) Equities
2 11 (16.18%) Fintech
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Derivative
4 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.35%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
7 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.41%) iPad
8 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.47%) TWAP
8 1 (1.47%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Unix
2 50 (73.53%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 11 (16.18%) Test Strategy
2 11 (16.18%) Validation
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Pricing Strategy
4 7 (10.29%) Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (10.29%) Data Management
5 6 (8.82%) Memory Management
5 6 (8.82%) OOP
5 6 (8.82%) Physics
6 5 (7.35%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
6 5 (7.35%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) SDLC
7 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.88%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) OOD
8 3 (4.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 15 (22.06%) C++
3 11 (16.18%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.71%) C
4 10 (14.71%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.35%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (4.41%) Google
1 3 (4.41%) IBM
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
1 3 (4.41%) Rackspace
1 3 (4.41%) SAP
1 3 (4.41%) Splunk
1 3 (4.41%) StreamBase
2 1 (1.47%) Sybase
2 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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