Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 144 137
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing KDB 8 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 0.76% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £43,750 £57,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £54,250 £72,500 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -26.92% +18.18% +22.22%

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 908 920 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.42% 40.93% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 680 545 405
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +5.59%

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 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for KDB.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) OOD
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Sybase
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) JMS
5 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (50.00%) GitHub
5 4 (50.00%) Kdb+
6 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (37.50%) Java 8
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 4 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Kdb+
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) React
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Java 8
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter