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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 605 567 600
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 57 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 47
Average salary £80,100 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,620 £60,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40605 37072 44333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.82% 81.57% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33285 30911 38113
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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City of London -7 18 £82,500 - 3
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 87 (71.31%) Linux
3 54 (44.26%) UNIX
4 48 (39.34%) Finance
5 46 (37.70%) C++
6 43 (35.25%) Degree
7 39 (31.97%) Perl
7 39 (31.97%) Bash Shell
8 38 (31.15%) Python
8 38 (31.15%) Red Hat
8 38 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (27.87%) Solaris
10 31 (25.41%) Java
11 30 (24.59%) QA
11 30 (24.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (22.95%) SUSE
13 27 (22.13%) Korn
14 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
15 24 (19.67%) Front Office
15 24 (19.67%) STL
16 23 (18.85%) Regression Testing
16 23 (18.85%) Multithreading
16 23 (18.85%) Hedge funds
17 22 (18.03%) OO
18 17 (13.93%) Embedded Systems
19 15 (12.30%) C
20 14 (11.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 12 (9.84%) Banking
22 11 (9.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
23 10 (8.20%) Altera

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) SAN
2 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.10%) DWDM
3 5 (4.10%) MPLS
3 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.10%) SDH
4 3 (2.46%) Multicast
5 2 (1.64%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.82%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.82%) BGP
6 1 (0.82%) HTTP
6 1 (0.82%) NAS
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Subversion
1 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Front Office
3 12 (9.84%) Banking
4 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.92%) Electronics
6 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Developer
2 24 (19.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 23 (18.85%) C++ Developer
4 20 (16.39%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Designer
5 7 (5.74%) FPGA Designer
5 7 (5.74%) FPGA Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.10%) IP Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Senior IP Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Graduate
10 2 (1.64%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (1.64%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (1.64%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (1.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.64%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.67%) STL
2 14 (11.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (6.56%) Middleware
4 3 (2.46%) Java SE
4 3 (2.46%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.64%) JPA
5 2 (1.64%) Spring
5 2 (1.64%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.64%) J2SE
5 2 (1.64%) J2EE
5 2 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (0.82%) JMS
6 1 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.85%) Hedge funds
3 17 (13.93%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (9.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (8.20%) Equities
6 9 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (7.38%) Mathematics
7 7 (5.74%) VHDL
7 7 (5.74%) Verilog
7 7 (5.74%) Device Driver
7 7 (5.74%) Derivative
8 4 (3.28%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.46%) CUDA
10 2 (1.64%) Firmware
11 1 (0.82%) ASIC
11 1 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.31%) Linux
2 54 (44.26%) UNIX
3 38 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (27.87%) Solaris
5 28 (22.95%) SUSE
6 8 (6.56%) Windows
7 6 (4.92%) AIX
8 4 (3.28%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 30 (24.59%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (18.85%) Regression Testing
3 23 (18.85%) Multithreading
4 22 (18.03%) OO
5 9 (7.38%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (7.38%) Kernel Tuning
6 8 (6.56%) OOP
6 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.74%) Scrum
7 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.74%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (4.92%) Business Development
8 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.10%) OOD
9 5 (4.10%) RAD
10 3 (2.46%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.46%) Parallel Programming
11 2 (1.64%) TDD
11 2 (1.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) C++
2 39 (31.97%) Perl
2 39 (31.97%) Bash Shell
3 38 (31.15%) Python
4 31 (25.41%) Java
5 27 (22.13%) Korn
6 15 (12.30%) C
7 7 (5.74%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) F#
8 4 (3.28%) SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (35.25%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) CCNP
2 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.10%) CCIP
3 5 (4.10%) CCNA
4 3 (2.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.59%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Puppet
1 8 (6.56%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.74%) Nagios
2 7 (5.74%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.20%) Altera
3 8 (6.56%) VMware
4 6 (4.92%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Intel
5 2 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
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