The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 - 155
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing KDB 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% - 0.097%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £52,500
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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 911 890 923
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.27% 30.35% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 548 566 592
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

KDB
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KDB in Scotland.

Salary trend for KDB in Scotland

KDB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the Scotland 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
Glasgow - 7 - -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for KDB.

1 8 (100.00%) Kdb+
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Sybase
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) GitHub
4 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) Python
7 2 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) OOP
7 2 (25.00%) WPF
7 2 (25.00%) Multithreading

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (75.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Kdb+
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 7 (87.50%) JMS
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter