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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 873 899
Rank change year-on-year +114 +26  
Permanent jobs citing KDB 71 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 45
Median salary £92,500 £87,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

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 24824 29735 33130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.81% 30.61% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21293 25682 28247
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 68 £92,500 +5.71% 9
South East +72 3 £62,500 -16.66%
KDB
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 110 (70.97%) Linux
2 88 (56.77%) Java
3 78 (50.32%) Unix
4 63 (40.65%) Kdb+
5 54 (34.84%) C++
6 53 (34.19%) Low Latency
7 52 (33.55%) Finance
8 47 (30.32%) Front Office
9 44 (28.39%) Equities
10 39 (25.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (25.16%) FIX Protocol
10 39 (25.16%) Electronic Trading
11 37 (23.87%) Python
12 36 (23.23%) SQL
13 26 (16.77%) Mathematics
13 26 (16.77%) Degree
14 25 (16.13%) Shell Script
15 24 (15.48%) E-Commerce
15 24 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
15 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
16 23 (14.84%) Sybase
16 23 (14.84%) Banking
17 22 (14.19%) NoSQL
18 21 (13.55%) MySQL
19 20 (12.90%) Oracle
19 20 (12.90%) C#
19 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
19 20 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
20 19 (12.26%) Fixed Income
21 18 (11.61%) HTML

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 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.23%) Bluemix
1 5 (3.23%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.23%) IaaS
1 5 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.23%) PaaS
1 5 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (40.65%) Kdb+
2 22 (14.19%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.55%) MySQL
4 16 (10.32%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.39%) OLTP
8 12 (7.74%) Hadoop
9 10 (6.45%) Tick Data
10 7 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.52%) SAP HANA
11 6 (3.87%) Redis
12 5 (3.23%) Hazelcast
13 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
15 1 (0.65%) Big Data
15 1 (0.65%) DB2
15 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Subversion
2 11 (7.10%) Maven
3 10 (6.45%) JIRA
4 6 (3.87%) Bower
4 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.87%) Grunt
5 4 (2.58%) Ant
5 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.58%) JUnit
6 3 (1.94%) VTune
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 52 (33.55%) Finance
2 47 (30.32%) Front Office
3 23 (14.84%) Banking
4 13 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.45%) French Language
6 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (72.90%) Developer
2 46 (29.68%) KDB Developer
3 36 (23.23%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.97%) C++ Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.74%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Applications Support
8 11 (7.10%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 9 (5.81%) Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Java Pricing Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Architect
11 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Systems Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Senior Architect
12 6 (3.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.61%) HTML
4 16 (10.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (10.32%) STL
5 13 (8.39%) REST
6 11 (7.10%) CSS
6 11 (7.10%) XML
7 10 (6.45%) J2EE
7 10 (6.45%) Web Services
8 9 (5.81%) HTML5
8 9 (5.81%) TIBCO EMS
9 8 (5.16%) Rendezvous
10 7 (4.52%) Akka
10 7 (4.52%) Ember.js
10 7 (4.52%) Java Concurrency
10 7 (4.52%) Node.js
10 7 (4.52%) React
10 7 (4.52%) SOAP
11 6 (3.87%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.39%) Equities
2 39 (25.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (12.26%) Fixed Income
4 17 (10.97%) Fintech
5 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.03%) Computer Science
6 13 (8.39%) Algorithms
7 12 (7.74%) Derivative
8 10 (6.45%) Data Structures
8 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (6.45%) Hedge funds
9 7 (4.52%) User Experience
10 6 (3.87%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (2.58%) Reference Data
12 4 (2.58%) TWAP
12 4 (2.58%) VWAP
13 3 (1.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (70.97%) Linux
2 78 (50.32%) Unix
3 12 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.87%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.23%) Android
5 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.19%) Low Latency
2 39 (25.16%) Electronic Trading
3 26 (16.77%) Mathematics
4 24 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
4 24 (15.48%) E-Commerce
5 20 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
6 17 (10.97%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 14 (9.03%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (8.39%) High-Frequency Trading
9 13 (8.39%) OO
9 13 (8.39%) System Testing
9 13 (8.39%) Test Strategy
9 13 (8.39%) Validation
10 11 (7.10%) Market Making
11 9 (5.81%) Pricing Strategy
12 7 (4.52%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 88 (56.77%) Java
2 54 (34.84%) C++
3 37 (23.87%) Python
4 36 (23.23%) SQL
5 25 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 20 (12.90%) C#
6 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.74%) C
8 11 (7.10%) Perl
9 9 (5.81%) Groovy
10 6 (3.87%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (3.87%) PHP
10 6 (3.87%) Scala
10 6 (3.87%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.29%) Clojure
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (3.23%) Ansible
2 5 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.84%) Sybase
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle
3 17 (10.97%) TIBCO
4 14 (9.03%) Splunk
5 13 (8.39%) Vertica
6 11 (7.10%) Intel
7 9 (5.81%) ION Trading
7 9 (5.81%) Solace
8 7 (4.52%) SAP
8 7 (4.52%) StreamBase
9 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.23%) GigaSpaces
10 5 (3.23%) Google
10 5 (3.23%) IBM
10 5 (3.23%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.58%) Perforce
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