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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
England / London
Rank 506 585 621
Rank change year-on-year +79 +36  
Permanent jobs citing KDB 78 72 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 0.55% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 31
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £106,750 £102,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £75,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +42.85%  

KDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10162 13085 12817
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 30.23% 31.23% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8824 11417 11006
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing KDB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +72 41 £60,000 -32.39% 4
Canary Wharf -10 2 £115,000 +119.04%
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 101 (63.13%) Linux
2 95 (59.38%) Java
3 79 (49.38%) Unix
4 63 (39.38%) Low Latency
5 59 (36.88%) Kdb+
6 57 (35.63%) C++
7 52 (32.50%) Finance
8 49 (30.63%) Equities
9 48 (30.00%) Front Office
10 47 (29.38%) Electronic Trading
11 45 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (27.50%) SQL
13 40 (25.00%) Python
14 36 (22.50%) FIX Protocol
15 29 (18.13%) Degree
16 28 (17.50%) Sybase
17 27 (16.88%) E-Commerce
17 27 (16.88%) Algorithmic Trading
18 26 (16.25%) Mathematics
19 25 (15.63%) NoSQL
19 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
20 24 (15.00%) Fixed Income
21 23 (14.38%) Banking
21 23 (14.38%) TIBCO
22 21 (13.13%) Shell Script
23 20 (12.50%) C#
24 19 (11.88%) Relational Database
24 19 (11.88%) Algorithms
25 18 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
25 18 (11.25%) Boost C++ Libraries

KDB
Top Related 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 6 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.13%) Bluemix
1 5 (3.13%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.13%) IaaS
1 5 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.13%) PaaS
1 5 (3.13%) SaaS
2 3 (1.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.88%) Kdb+
2 25 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 19 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.75%) MySQL
4 14 (8.75%) OLTP
5 11 (6.88%) Tick Data
6 10 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.75%) SAP HANA
9 5 (3.13%) Hazelcast
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.63%) Big Data
12 1 (0.63%) DB2
12 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Maven
1 10 (6.25%) Subversion
2 9 (5.63%) JIRA
3 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.88%) VTune
5 2 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (32.50%) Finance
2 48 (30.00%) Front Office
3 23 (14.38%) Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.63%) French Language
6 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.88%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (76.88%) Developer
2 47 (29.38%) KDB Developer
3 42 (26.25%) Java Developer
4 27 (16.88%) Senior Developer
5 23 (14.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (13.13%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Java Pricing Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Applications Support
9 10 (6.25%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 9 (5.63%) Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Systems Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (3.75%) Architect
13 6 (3.75%) Python Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.50%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (11.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (11.25%) STL
3 16 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 14 (8.75%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.13%) HTML
6 10 (6.25%) CSS
7 8 (5.00%) HTML5
7 8 (5.00%) XML
8 7 (4.38%) Rendezvous
9 6 (3.75%) Akka
9 6 (3.75%) Ember.js
9 6 (3.75%) J2EE
9 6 (3.75%) Node.js
9 6 (3.75%) React
9 6 (3.75%) REST
9 6 (3.75%) scikit-learn
9 6 (3.75%) SOAP
9 6 (3.75%) Web Services
10 5 (3.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.63%) Equities
2 45 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (15.00%) Fixed Income
4 19 (11.88%) Algorithms
5 17 (10.63%) Computer Science
6 16 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (8.13%) Hedge funds
9 11 (6.88%) Derivative
9 11 (6.88%) Fintech
10 10 (6.25%) Data Structures
11 6 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (3.13%) Data Centre
12 5 (3.13%) TWAP
12 5 (3.13%) VWAP
13 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (2.50%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.88%) iPad
14 3 (1.88%) Social Media
14 3 (1.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.13%) Linux
2 79 (49.38%) Unix
3 11 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.13%) Android
4 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.38%) Low Latency
2 47 (29.38%) Electronic Trading
3 27 (16.88%) Algorithmic Trading
3 27 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 26 (16.25%) Mathematics
5 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 18 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 18 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.38%) High-Frequency Trading
9 14 (8.75%) System Testing
10 13 (8.13%) OO
11 12 (7.50%) Test Strategy
11 12 (7.50%) Validation
12 8 (5.00%) Market Making
12 8 (5.00%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.38%) Data Management
13 7 (4.38%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 95 (59.38%) Java
2 57 (35.63%) C++
3 44 (27.50%) SQL
4 40 (25.00%) Python
5 21 (13.13%) Shell Script
6 20 (12.50%) C#
7 15 (9.38%) Groovy
8 14 (8.75%) C
9 12 (7.50%) Perl
10 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) Clojure
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (3.13%) Ansible
2 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Sybase
2 23 (14.38%) TIBCO
3 15 (9.38%) ION Trading
3 15 (9.38%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) Solace
4 14 (8.75%) Vertica
5 12 (7.50%) Intel
5 12 (7.50%) Splunk
6 6 (3.75%) GigaSpaces
6 6 (3.75%) SAP
6 6 (3.75%) StreamBase
7 5 (3.13%) Google
7 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.13%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
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Salary: Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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