Period
to 27 July 2017

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

Kx Systems KDB
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 988 1083 1175
Rank change year-on-year +95 +92 -64
Permanent jobs citing KDB 163 146 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.077% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 68
England median annual salary £92,500 £87,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +29.63% -20.59%
10th Percentile £53,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £111,500 £112,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £92,500 £87,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% +29.63% -18.18%

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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 50885 57297 66166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.49% 30.16% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 42958 49450 56378
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 +59 158 £92,500 +5.71% 8
South East +90 3 £62,500 -16.67%
West Midlands - 2 £39,250 -
Midlands - 2 £39,250 -
KDB
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 120 (73.62%) Java
2 89 (54.60%) Finance
3 82 (50.31%) Linux
4 66 (40.49%) Oracle
5 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
5 65 (39.88%) Unix
6 62 (38.04%) Banking
7 58 (35.58%) Sybase
8 57 (34.97%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (33.74%) Investment Banking
10 53 (32.52%) OO
10 53 (32.52%) Kdb+
11 52 (31.90%) .NET
11 52 (31.90%) Asset Management
12 51 (31.29%) SDLC
13 49 (30.06%) OOD
14 47 (28.83%) WebSphere
15 46 (28.22%) Wealth Management
15 46 (28.22%) BDD
15 46 (28.22%) Front Office
15 46 (28.22%) Retail
15 46 (28.22%) N-Tier
15 46 (28.22%) Software Delivery
16 45 (27.61%) Retail Banking
17 37 (22.70%) Low Latency
18 36 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (20.86%) C++
20 33 (20.25%) Equities
21 29 (17.79%) Electronic Trading
22 27 (16.56%) FIX Protocol

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 47 (28.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.07%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.07%) IaaS
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.07%) PaaS
1 5 (3.07%) SaaS
2 3 (1.84%) Bluemix
2 3 (1.84%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.52%) Kdb+
2 19 (11.66%) MySQL
3 15 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.36%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.36%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.29%) SAP HANA
8 6 (3.68%) Tick Data
9 5 (3.07%) Hazelcast
9 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.84%) OLTP
10 3 (1.84%) Redis
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) JIRA
2 8 (4.91%) Maven
3 7 (4.29%) Subversion
4 6 (3.68%) JUnit
5 5 (3.07%) Ant
5 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.84%) Bower
6 3 (1.84%) Grunt
7 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.61%) jMock
8 1 (0.61%) Mockito
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 89 (54.60%) Finance
2 62 (38.04%) Banking
3 55 (33.74%) Investment Banking
4 46 (28.22%) Front Office
4 46 (28.22%) Retail
5 45 (27.61%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.68%) French Language
7 5 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (79.14%) Developer
2 76 (46.63%) Java Developer
3 47 (28.83%) Lead Developer
4 46 (28.22%) Lead Java Developer
5 39 (23.93%) KDB Developer
6 14 (8.59%) Analyst
7 13 (7.98%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.36%) Applications Support
8 12 (7.36%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (5.52%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.29%) C++ Developer
13 6 (3.68%) Front Office Developer
13 6 (3.68%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Trainee
14 5 (3.07%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.90%) .NET
2 27 (16.56%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (12.27%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.43%) HTML
5 12 (7.36%) J2EE
5 12 (7.36%) Web Services
6 11 (6.75%) Rendezvous
6 11 (6.75%) XML
7 10 (6.13%) Hibernate
7 10 (6.13%) JMS
7 10 (6.13%) Spring
8 9 (5.52%) REST
9 8 (4.91%) CSS
9 8 (4.91%) Ultra Messaging
10 7 (4.29%) Akka
11 6 (3.68%) HTML5
11 6 (3.68%) Java Concurrency
11 6 (3.68%) SOAP
11 6 (3.68%) Spring MVC
11 6 (3.68%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.97%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (28.22%) N-Tier
3 36 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 33 (20.25%) Equities
5 14 (8.59%) Hedge funds
6 12 (7.36%) Fixed Income
7 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
7 11 (6.75%) Fintech
8 10 (6.13%) Data Structures
8 10 (6.13%) Derivative
9 9 (5.52%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.45%) User Experience
11 3 (1.84%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.61%) TWAP
13 1 (0.61%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.31%) Linux
2 65 (39.88%) Unix
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.52%) OO
2 52 (31.90%) Asset Management
3 51 (31.29%) SDLC
4 49 (30.06%) OOD
5 46 (28.22%) BDD
5 46 (28.22%) Software Delivery
5 46 (28.22%) Wealth Management
6 37 (22.70%) Low Latency
7 29 (17.79%) Electronic Trading
8 19 (11.66%) Algorithmic Trading
8 19 (11.66%) Mathematics
9 16 (9.82%) Multithreading
10 15 (9.20%) Analytics
10 15 (9.20%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.98%) Market Making
11 13 (7.98%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.13%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (5.52%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.91%) Automated Trading
Programming Languages
1 120 (73.62%) Java
2 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.86%) C++
4 26 (15.95%) Python
5 25 (15.34%) SQL
6 23 (14.11%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.52%) C#
7 9 (5.52%) Perl
8 8 (4.91%) C
9 5 (3.07%) Scala
10 3 (1.84%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.84%) PHP
10 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.23%) Clojure
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.61%) C-shell
12 1 (0.61%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.91%) PhD
3 3 (1.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.23%) Nagios
2 2 (1.23%) Netcool
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (40.49%) Oracle
2 58 (35.58%) Sybase
3 15 (9.20%) Splunk
4 11 (6.75%) TIBCO
5 7 (4.29%) SAP
6 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.07%) GigaSpaces
7 5 (3.07%) Google
7 5 (3.07%) Perforce
7 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.45%) StreamBase
8 4 (2.45%) Sun
9 3 (1.84%) IBM
9 3 (1.84%) Vertica
10 2 (1.23%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.23%) Solace
11 1 (0.61%) Intel
11 1 (0.61%) Reuters
London
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Salary: £550 - £640 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
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