Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems Kdb+
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 771 869
Rank change year-on-year -9 +98 +26
Permanent jobs citing Kdb+ 65 70 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.094% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 69 35
London median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.04% -20.59%
10th Percentile £75,000 £59,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £134,000 £112,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +37.04% -20.59%

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 21910 22071 26898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.58% 29.71% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17616 19225 22932
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Central London -22 7 £92,500 - 1
Kdb+
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 London region with a requirement for Kdb+.

1 65 (100.00%) KDB
2 58 (89.23%) Finance
3 47 (72.31%) Banking
3 47 (72.31%) Asset Management
4 45 (69.23%) Investment Banking
5 44 (67.69%) Equities
5 44 (67.69%) Retail Banking
5 44 (67.69%) Wealth Management
5 44 (67.69%) Java
6 41 (63.08%) Unix
6 41 (63.08%) Analytics
7 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (44.62%) Linux
8 29 (44.62%) Data Structures
8 29 (44.62%) Algorithms
9 27 (41.54%) SDLC
10 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
11 23 (35.38%) SQL
11 23 (35.38%) Fixed Income
12 21 (32.31%) Scrum
13 20 (30.77%) Front Office
13 20 (30.77%) Kanban
14 18 (27.69%) Python
14 18 (27.69%) Apache Spark
15 17 (26.15%) Low Latency
15 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
15 17 (26.15%) Kafka
15 17 (26.15%) Data Analytics
15 17 (26.15%) QA
16 16 (24.62%) Web Development

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 18 (27.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) nginx
3 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) HTTP
1 11 (16.92%) SSL
1 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) KDB
2 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
3 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.62%) SAP HANA
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) HBase
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) webpack
2 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 58 (89.23%) Finance
2 47 (72.31%) Banking
3 45 (69.23%) Investment Banking
4 44 (67.69%) Retail Banking
5 20 (30.77%) Front Office
6 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) KDB Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Head of Analytics
3 17 (26.15%) Head of IT
4 11 (16.92%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (16.92%) IT Manager
4 11 (16.92%) IT Risk Manager
4 11 (16.92%) Risk Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Python Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Python Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Python Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) Kafka
2 13 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (18.46%) XML
4 9 (13.85%) HTML
4 9 (13.85%) HTML5
5 8 (12.31%) CSS
6 7 (10.77%) React
7 4 (6.15%) Akka
7 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.15%) CSS3
7 4 (6.15%) DOM
7 4 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (6.15%) Flask
7 4 (6.15%) Node.js
7 4 (6.15%) Software Packaging
7 4 (6.15%) Swagger
7 4 (6.15%) WebSockets
8 3 (4.62%) Ultra Messaging
9 2 (3.08%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (67.69%) Equities
2 29 (44.62%) Algorithms
2 29 (44.62%) Data Structures
3 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 23 (35.38%) Fixed Income
5 5 (7.69%) Derivative
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Fintech
7 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Unix
2 29 (44.62%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Asset Management
2 44 (67.69%) Wealth Management
3 41 (63.08%) Analytics
4 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (41.54%) SDLC
6 21 (32.31%) Scrum
7 20 (30.77%) Kanban
8 17 (26.15%) Data Analytics
8 17 (26.15%) Low Latency
9 16 (24.62%) Quantitative Trading
9 16 (24.62%) Translating Business Requirements
9 16 (24.62%) Web Development
10 15 (23.08%) Programme Management
11 13 (20.00%) OO
11 13 (20.00%) OOD
12 11 (16.92%) Pair Programming
12 11 (16.92%) RAD
12 11 (16.92%) Refactoring
12 11 (16.92%) UML
13 6 (9.23%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Python
4 12 (18.46%) C++
4 12 (18.46%) MATLAB
4 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.92%) Perl
5 11 (16.92%) R
5 11 (16.92%) Tcl
6 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.69%) C#
8 4 (6.15%) ES6
9 2 (3.08%) Clojure
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) StreamBase
2 3 (4.62%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.08%) Solace
3 2 (3.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.54%) BMC
4 1 (1.54%) Calypso
4 1 (1.54%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.54%) Murex
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Reuters
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) Wallstreet Suite