Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Kx Systems KDB
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 200 230
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 +27
Permanent jobs citing KDB 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.80% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1945 1617 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.35% 31.24% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 963 1327
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing KDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 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
Glasgow -15 7 £65,000 +18.18%
KDB
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for KDB.

1 6 (85.71%) Kdb+
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) J2SE
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) C++

KDB
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Kdb+
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) KDB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase