Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems Kdb+
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -28 - +58
Permanent jobs citing Kdb+ 2 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.31% 0.27% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - -
UK median annual salary £75,000 £250,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -70.00% +233.33% -21.05%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 231 72 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.26% 19.67% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 112 12 103
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +35.71%
75th Percentile £77,500 £58,125 £56,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £67,947
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Kdb+
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Kdb+ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Kdb+ in Northern Ireland

Kdb+
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kdb+ in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Kdb+ in Northern Ireland

Kdb+
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kdb+ within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
County Antrim -29 2 - -
Kdb+
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Kdb+.

1 2 (100.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (50.00%) CMake
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Clang
2 1 (50.00%) Solace
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol

Kdb+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Clang
1 1 (50.00%) CMake
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) KDB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Solace
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO