Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems Kdb+
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 755 853
Rank change year-on-year -49 +98 +40
Permanent jobs citing Kdb+ 23 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.091% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 51
London median annual salary £117,500 £92,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.03% -2.63% +31.03%
10th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £138,750 £126,250 £120,000
England median annual salary £117,500 £92,500 £95,000
% change year-on-year +27.03% -2.63% +31.03%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,557 20,951 25,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.29% 30.43% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17,236 18,044 22,170
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Kdb+
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Kdb+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Kdb+ in London

Kdb+
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kdb+ in London.

Salary trend for Kdb+ in London

Kdb+
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kdb+ in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Kdb+ in London

Kdb+
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kdb+ within the London region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Central London -54 1 £80,000 -13.51%
Kdb+
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for Kdb+.

1 23 (100.00%) KDB
2 21 (91.30%) Finance
3 17 (73.91%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Equities
5 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Derivative
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Google
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Google App Engine
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (17.39%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
8 4 (17.39%) Unix

Kdb+
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
1 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Bluemix
1 4 (17.39%) Google App Engine
1 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) KDB
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) Hazelcast
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (91.30%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) KDB Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Associate Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer - Fintech
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Akka
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) JAX-RS
1 4 (17.39%) REST
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) Vert.x
2 3 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) React
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
2 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Derivative
4 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
4 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Fintech
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
2 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (17.39%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) SOLID
5 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Java 8
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) GigaSpaces
1 4 (17.39%) Google
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Rackspace
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle