Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 996 1052
Rank change year-on-year +6 +56 +152
Permanent jobs citing KDB 154 156 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71 138 165
England median annual salary £100,000 £92,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £70,000 £59,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £145,000 £122,500 £120,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £92,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -12.50%

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 49,595 49,619 61,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.54% 29.78% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41,482 42,791 52,632
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing KDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for KDB in England

KDB
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for KDB in England

KDB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KDB in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for KDB in England

KDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 150 £102,500 +10.81% 9
Midlands - 4 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £38,000 -
KDB
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 107 (69.48%) Java
2 106 (68.83%) Finance
3 89 (57.79%) Banking
4 75 (48.70%) Investment Banking
5 72 (46.75%) Asset Management
6 70 (45.45%) Retail Banking
6 70 (45.45%) Wealth Management
7 61 (39.61%) Kdb+
8 60 (38.96%) Front Office
9 59 (38.31%) Linux
10 58 (37.66%) Equities
11 56 (36.36%) Analytics
12 55 (35.71%) Unix
12 55 (35.71%) SDLC
13 48 (31.17%) OO
14 45 (29.22%) Python
14 45 (29.22%) SQL
15 41 (26.62%) C++
15 41 (26.62%) Oracle
15 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (25.32%) Data Structures
17 38 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (24.68%) OOD
18 37 (24.03%) Sybase
18 37 (24.03%) C#
18 37 (24.03%) Low Latency
19 36 (23.38%) .NET
19 36 (23.38%) Computer Science
20 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
21 34 (22.08%) Algorithms

KDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (16.88%) WebSphere
2 18 (11.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.60%) nginx
4 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) CPLEX
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.65%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.14%) HTTP
2 11 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (39.61%) Kdb+
2 20 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.84%) Tick Data
5 8 (5.19%) MySQL
5 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.90%) Big Data
8 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.30%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.65%) HBase
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.69%) Subversion
3 11 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.60%) webpack
5 2 (1.30%) Maven
5 2 (1.30%) Mocha
5 2 (1.30%) NUnit
5 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 106 (68.83%) Finance
2 89 (57.79%) Banking
3 75 (48.70%) Investment Banking
4 70 (45.45%) Retail Banking
5 60 (38.96%) Front Office
6 3 (1.95%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (60.39%) Developer
2 31 (20.13%) KDB Developer
3 27 (17.53%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.94%) C# Developer
5 22 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 18 (11.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 17 (11.04%) Head of Analytics
7 17 (11.04%) Head of IT
8 15 (9.74%) Lead Developer
9 13 (8.44%) Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 11 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (7.14%) IT Manager
10 11 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
10 11 (7.14%) Risk Manager
11 10 (6.49%) Front Office Developer
11 10 (6.49%) Python Developer
11 10 (6.49%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.84%) C++ Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.38%) .NET
2 19 (12.34%) Kafka
3 18 (11.69%) .NET Framework
3 18 (11.69%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (11.69%) LINQ
3 18 (11.69%) NHibernate
3 18 (11.69%) Ninject
4 14 (9.09%) Web Services
5 12 (7.79%) Ultra Messaging
5 12 (7.79%) XML
6 11 (7.14%) HTML
6 11 (7.14%) HTML5
7 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.84%) Node.js
7 9 (5.84%) React
8 8 (5.19%) Flask
8 8 (5.19%) Rendezvous
9 7 (4.55%) CSS
10 5 (3.25%) JMS
10 5 (3.25%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 58 (37.66%) Equities
2 39 (25.32%) Data Structures
3 38 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (23.38%) Computer Science
5 34 (22.08%) Algorithms
6 32 (20.78%) Fixed Income
7 31 (20.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (16.88%) N-Tier
9 10 (6.49%) Derivative
10 3 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.65%) Fintech
12 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.31%) Linux
2 55 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Android
4 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Solaris
5 2 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.75%) Asset Management
2 70 (45.45%) Wealth Management
3 56 (36.36%) Analytics
4 55 (35.71%) SDLC
5 48 (31.17%) OO
6 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (24.68%) OOD
8 37 (24.03%) Low Latency
9 26 (16.88%) BDD
9 26 (16.88%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (16.88%) Software Delivery
10 19 (12.34%) Kanban
10 19 (12.34%) Scrum
10 19 (12.34%) Web Development
11 18 (11.69%) Data Analytics
11 18 (11.69%) MVC
12 16 (10.39%) Quantitative Trading
12 16 (10.39%) Translating Business Requirements
13 15 (9.74%) Algorithmic Trading
14 14 (9.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 107 (69.48%) Java
2 45 (29.22%) Python
2 45 (29.22%) SQL
3 41 (26.62%) C++
4 37 (24.03%) C#
5 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.23%) Perl
7 22 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 16 (10.39%) MATLAB
9 15 (9.74%) R
10 11 (7.14%) Tcl
11 4 (2.60%) ES6
12 2 (1.30%) Clojure
13 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) C-shell
13 1 (0.65%) Korn
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (19.48%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.19%) PhD
3 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.60%) Nagios
2 4 (2.60%) Netcool
3 3 (1.95%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Control-M
5 1 (0.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (26.62%) Oracle
2 37 (24.03%) Sybase
3 11 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 10 (6.49%) Splunk
5 9 (5.84%) Sun
6 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.60%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.60%) Reuters
8 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.95%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.30%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (1.30%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.30%) SAP
9 2 (1.30%) Solace
10 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.65%) BMC
10 1 (0.65%) Calypso
10 1 (0.65%) Google
10 1 (0.65%) Murex
10 1 (0.65%) Wallstreet Suite