The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 608 573 571
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 39 45 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 61
Average salary £82,500 £90,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £56,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,250 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39628 36110 41102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.55% 81.55% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32916 29839 35616
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Ultra-Low Latency
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +1 21 £82,500 +42.85% 2
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 96 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 50 (52.08%) Linux
3 39 (40.63%) UNIX
4 37 (38.54%) Finance
4 37 (38.54%) Multithreading
5 36 (37.50%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) C++
7 25 (26.04%) Equities
8 23 (23.96%) Banking
8 23 (23.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (21.88%) Solaris
10 19 (19.79%) Perl
10 19 (19.79%) Investment Banking
10 19 (19.79%) Derivative
10 19 (19.79%) Front Office
11 18 (18.75%) OO
11 18 (18.75%) Hedge funds
12 17 (17.71%) STL
12 17 (17.71%) NetWare
12 17 (17.71%) Degree
13 16 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 16 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 15 (15.63%) Python
15 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
15 11 (11.46%) C
15 11 (11.46%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (10.42%) QA
17 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
17 9 (9.38%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) SDH
1 5 (5.21%) DWDM
1 5 (5.21%) MPLS
1 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.13%) BGP
2 3 (3.13%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) SSH
4 1 (1.04%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.04%) Multicast
4 1 (1.04%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) LDAP
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Banking
3 19 (19.79%) Front Office
3 19 (19.79%) Investment Banking
4 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (51.04%) Developer
2 31 (32.29%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 12 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (5.21%) IP Engineer
4 5 (5.21%) Senior IP Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 3 (3.13%) Administrator
6 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.08%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (2.08%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) STL
2 6 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (3.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.13%) Java SE
4 2 (2.08%) JPA
4 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.08%) Spring
4 2 (2.08%) J2SE
4 2 (2.08%) J2EE
4 2 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (1.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Equities
2 23 (23.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (19.79%) Derivative
4 18 (18.75%) Hedge funds
5 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.08%) Open Source
9 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.08%) Linux
2 39 (40.63%) UNIX
3 21 (21.88%) Solaris
4 17 (17.71%) NetWare
5 16 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.38%) SUSE
7 5 (5.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 37 (38.54%) Multithreading
3 18 (18.75%) OO
4 11 (11.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 7 (7.29%) OOD
7 6 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.17%) Release Management
9 4 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
9 4 (4.17%) OOP
10 2 (2.08%) Investment Management
10 2 (2.08%) TDD
10 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.08%) UML
11 1 (1.04%) ITIL
11 1 (1.04%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 33 (34.38%) C++
3 19 (19.79%) Perl
4 16 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 15 (15.63%) Python
6 11 (11.46%) C
7 9 (9.38%) Korn
8 5 (5.21%) F#
8 5 (5.21%) C#
9 3 (3.13%) SQL
10 2 (2.08%) Scala
10 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.38%) CCNP
3 6 (6.25%) CCNA
4 5 (5.21%) CCIP
5 4 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.08%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Juniper
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
City, London
McGregor Boyall
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