The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 621 627 572
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 15 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 33
Average salary £82,500 £82,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,200 £56,300
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £91,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.61% -4.54%
Ultra-Low Latency
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 13 £82,500 - 3
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Ultra-Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ultra-Low Latency.

1 55 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 42 (76.36%) Linux
3 36 (65.45%) Finance
4 32 (58.18%) C++
5 29 (52.73%) UNIX
6 26 (47.27%) Multithreading
7 18 (32.73%) Solaris
7 18 (32.73%) C
8 17 (30.91%) STL
8 17 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (29.09%) Banking
10 13 (23.64%) Java
11 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
12 11 (20.00%) Front Office
12 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (20.00%) Hedge funds
13 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (18.18%) OO
14 9 (16.36%) Ultra Messaging
15 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (14.55%) Equities
15 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
15 8 (14.55%) OOD
16 7 (12.73%) DNS
16 7 (12.73%) SUSE
16 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
16 7 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
16 7 (12.73%) Algorithmic Trading
17 6 (10.91%) TIBCO EMS

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Ultra-Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ultra-Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) Multicast
3 3 (5.45%) SSH
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) KDB
General
1 36 (65.45%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Front Office
4 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.82%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) STL
2 9 (16.36%) Ultra Messaging
3 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (10.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (10.91%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (10.91%) JMS
4 6 (10.91%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (14.55%) Equities
4 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.27%) Eurex
5 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (7.27%) Replication
5 4 (7.27%) Clustering
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.82%) Derivative
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) UNIX
3 18 (32.73%) Solaris
4 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) SUSE
6 4 (7.27%) Debian
6 4 (7.27%) Fedora
6 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.27%) CentOS
6 4 (7.27%) Windows
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 26 (47.27%) Multithreading
3 10 (18.18%) OO
3 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.55%) OOD
5 7 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (12.73%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (10.91%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.64%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) High Availability
10 2 (3.64%) Change Control
10 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) C++
2 18 (32.73%) C
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.91%) Perl
7 4 (7.27%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) F#
8 2 (3.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Nagios
1 4 (7.27%) ZABBIX
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.91%) TIBCO
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Patsystems
4 4 (7.27%) GL TRADE
4 4 (7.27%) NYFIX
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Intel
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) SevOne
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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