Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kx Systems KDB
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing KDB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.41% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - -
UK median annual salary £82,500 £123,750 £100,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +23.75% +5.26%

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 228 68 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 31.32% 20.54% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 113 26 73
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,250 £28,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.25% -15.79% +26.67%
75th Percentile £77,500 £47,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £68,058
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 September 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 - 3 - - 1
KDB
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3 (100.00%) Kdb+
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Clang
2 2 (66.67%) Solace
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) CMake
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis

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 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Kdb+
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Clang
1 2 (66.67%) CMake
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Lua
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) Solace
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO