Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 124 148
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 +9
Permanent jobs citing KDB 7 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 1.44% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Glasgow median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 875 832 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.38% 38.43% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 506 404 616
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +4.73%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,075 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% -

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for KDB in Glasgow

KDB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for KDB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for KDB.

1 6 (85.71%) Kdb+
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) J2SE
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) C++

KDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Kdb+
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) KDB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase