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

Kx Systems Kdb+
England > London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 757 839
Rank change year-on-year -20 +82 +57
Permanent jobs citing Kdb+ 44 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.084% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 57 55
London median annual salary £102,500 £92,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.81% +19.35% -10.14%
10th Percentile £67,350 £56,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £138,500 £107,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £102,500 £92,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +10.81% +19.35% -10.14%

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 21,313 20,854 26,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.40% 29.83% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17,597 18,207 22,934
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -62 2 £59,250 -35.95% 1
Kdb+
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 44 (100.00%) KDB
2 43 (97.73%) Finance
3 33 (75.00%) Banking
4 31 (70.45%) Asset Management
4 31 (70.45%) Investment Banking
4 31 (70.45%) Analytics
5 30 (68.18%) Retail Banking
5 30 (68.18%) Wealth Management
6 28 (63.64%) Equities
7 27 (61.36%) Java
7 27 (61.36%) Unix
8 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (47.73%) Linux
10 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
10 19 (43.18%) Data Structures
10 19 (43.18%) Algorithms
11 18 (40.91%) SDLC
12 17 (38.64%) SQL
13 16 (36.36%) Fixed Income
13 16 (36.36%) Data Science
14 14 (31.82%) Kanban
15 13 (29.55%) Python
15 13 (29.55%) Front Office
15 13 (29.55%) Scrum
15 13 (29.55%) Apache Spark
16 12 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
16 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
16 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
16 12 (27.27%) Quantitative Trading
16 12 (27.27%) QA

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 13 (29.55%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
1 6 (13.64%) SSL
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) KDB
2 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.27%) HBase
7 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) webpack
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 43 (97.73%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) Banking
3 31 (70.45%) Investment Banking
4 30 (68.18%) Retail Banking
5 13 (29.55%) Front Office
6 3 (6.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) KDB Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Head of Analytics
3 12 (27.27%) Head of IT
4 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.64%) IT Risk Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Python Developer
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Python Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Python Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Kafka
2 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) HTML5
3 7 (15.91%) React
3 7 (15.91%) XML
4 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 4 (9.09%) CSS3
5 4 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (9.09%) Flask
5 4 (9.09%) Software Packaging
5 4 (9.09%) WebSockets
6 2 (4.55%) Akka
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) DOM
6 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Equities
2 19 (43.18%) Algorithms
2 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
2 19 (43.18%) Data Structures
3 16 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.36%) Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.27%) Fintech
6 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Unix
2 21 (47.73%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Analytics
1 31 (70.45%) Asset Management
2 30 (68.18%) Wealth Management
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.91%) SDLC
5 16 (36.36%) Data Science
6 14 (31.82%) Kanban
7 13 (29.55%) Scrum
8 12 (27.27%) Data Analytics
8 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
8 12 (27.27%) Quantitative Trading
8 12 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (27.27%) Web Development
9 8 (18.18%) Programme Management
10 6 (13.64%) OO
10 6 (13.64%) OOD
10 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
10 6 (13.64%) RAD
10 6 (13.64%) Refactoring
10 6 (13.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.64%) MATLAB
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
5 6 (13.64%) R
5 6 (13.64%) Tcl
6 4 (9.09%) ES6
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) Clojure
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Splunk
1 2 (4.55%) StreamBase
2 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (2.27%) BMC
2 1 (2.27%) Calypso
2 1 (2.27%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (2.27%) Murex
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) Sybase
2 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.27%) Wallstreet Suite