Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 653 683 750
Rank change year-on-year +30 +67 +65
Permanent jobs citing KDB 185 159 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 71 146 127
London median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £137,500 £113,750 £120,000
England median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +32.14% -15.15%

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 22105 22339 27272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.46% 29.46% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17716 19443 23093
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 £88,750 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +3 20 £92,500 - 3
East London -14 1 £100,000 -13.04%
KDB
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 139 (75.14%) Java
2 131 (70.81%) Finance
3 117 (63.24%) Banking
4 104 (56.22%) Investment Banking
5 101 (54.59%) Asset Management
6 98 (52.97%) Wealth Management
7 97 (52.43%) Retail Banking
8 82 (44.32%) SDLC
9 73 (39.46%) OO
10 70 (37.84%) Oracle
11 69 (37.30%) Kdb+
12 67 (36.22%) OOD
13 66 (35.68%) Linux
14 65 (35.14%) Sybase
14 65 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
15 63 (34.05%) JavaScript
16 61 (32.97%) Unix
16 61 (32.97%) Equities
17 59 (31.89%) .NET
18 56 (30.27%) Analytics
19 55 (29.73%) Front Office
20 54 (29.19%) WebSphere
21 53 (28.65%) BDD
21 53 (28.65%) N-Tier
21 53 (28.65%) Software Delivery
22 49 (26.49%) Python
23 47 (25.41%) SQL
24 46 (24.86%) C++
25 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
25 42 (22.70%) Low Latency

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 54 (29.19%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.16%) nginx
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) CPLEX
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) RMDS
2 1 (0.54%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.62%) IaaS
2 3 (1.62%) PaaS
2 3 (1.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.95%) HTTP
2 11 (5.95%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (37.30%) Kdb+
2 20 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.86%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.32%) MySQL
6 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.16%) Hazelcast
8 4 (2.16%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.62%) Tick Data
10 2 (1.08%) Big Data
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.54%) HBase
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.73%) Subversion
3 12 (6.49%) JIRA
4 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.16%) webpack
5 3 (1.62%) Maven
6 2 (1.08%) Mocha
6 2 (1.08%) NUnit
6 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.54%) jMock
7 1 (0.54%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) Mockito
General
1 131 (70.81%) Finance
2 117 (63.24%) Banking
3 104 (56.22%) Investment Banking
4 97 (52.43%) Retail Banking
5 55 (29.73%) Front Office
6 3 (1.62%) Back Office
6 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) International Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (69.19%) Developer
2 53 (28.65%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.54%) Lead Developer
4 35 (18.92%) KDB Developer
4 35 (18.92%) Lead Java Developer
5 30 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.27%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.73%) Senior C# Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Head of Analytics
8 17 (9.19%) Head of IT
9 12 (6.49%) Analyst
10 11 (5.95%) C++ Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (5.95%) IT Manager
10 11 (5.95%) IT Risk Manager
10 11 (5.95%) Python Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Risk Manager
11 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 7 (3.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (31.89%) .NET
2 19 (10.27%) Kafka
3 18 (9.73%) .NET Framework
3 18 (9.73%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (9.73%) LINQ
3 18 (9.73%) NHibernate
3 18 (9.73%) Ninject
4 14 (7.57%) Ultra Messaging
5 13 (7.03%) Web Services
6 12 (6.49%) HTML
6 12 (6.49%) HTML5
6 12 (6.49%) XML
7 11 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.41%) Node.js
8 10 (5.41%) React
9 9 (4.86%) Rendezvous
10 8 (4.32%) CSS
10 8 (4.32%) Flask
11 7 (3.78%) NumPy
11 7 (3.78%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (32.97%) Equities
3 53 (28.65%) N-Tier
4 38 (20.54%) Data Structures
4 38 (20.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (18.92%) Computer Science
6 33 (17.84%) Fixed Income
7 30 (16.22%) Algorithms
8 7 (3.78%) Derivative
8 7 (3.78%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.68%) Linux
2 61 (32.97%) Unix
3 4 (2.16%) Android
3 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.62%) Windows
5 2 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (54.59%) Asset Management
2 98 (52.97%) Wealth Management
3 82 (44.32%) SDLC
4 73 (39.46%) OO
5 67 (36.22%) OOD
6 56 (30.27%) Analytics
7 53 (28.65%) BDD
7 53 (28.65%) Software Delivery
8 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.70%) Low Latency
9 28 (15.14%) Electronic Trading
10 21 (11.35%) Scrum
11 20 (10.81%) Kanban
12 19 (10.27%) MVC
13 18 (9.73%) Data Analytics
13 18 (9.73%) Web Development
14 16 (8.65%) Multithreading
14 16 (8.65%) Quantitative Trading
14 16 (8.65%) Translating Business Requirements
15 15 (8.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (75.14%) Java
2 63 (34.05%) JavaScript
3 49 (26.49%) Python
4 47 (25.41%) SQL
5 46 (24.86%) C++
6 34 (18.38%) C#
7 27 (14.59%) Perl
8 24 (12.97%) Shell Script
9 17 (9.19%) MATLAB
10 15 (8.11%) R
11 11 (5.95%) Tcl
12 4 (2.16%) ES6
13 3 (1.62%) C
14 2 (1.08%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.08%) Clojure
14 2 (1.08%) C-shell
14 2 (1.08%) Korn
14 2 (1.08%) VBA
15 1 (0.54%) Scala
15 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.68%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.32%) PhD
4 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (7.03%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.62%) Ansible
3 2 (1.08%) Control-M
3 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 70 (37.84%) Oracle
2 65 (35.14%) Sybase
3 12 (6.49%) TIBCO
4 11 (5.95%) Splunk
5 8 (4.32%) Sun
6 4 (2.16%) GigaSpaces
6 4 (2.16%) ION Trading
6 4 (2.16%) Reuters
6 4 (2.16%) SAP
6 4 (2.16%) StreamBase
7 3 (1.62%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.62%) Google
7 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.62%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.62%) Solace
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) BMC
9 1 (0.54%) Calypso
9 1 (0.54%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) Murex