The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank - 30 45
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.95% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.88% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £41,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.15%
UK excluding London average salary £58,250 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.36% -7.77%
Low Latency
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 123 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.20% 80.92% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 46 97 116
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Low Latency
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Low Latency Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Low Latency
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing 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 Low Latency.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing 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 Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++