The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 242 230 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% 0.065% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £48,750 £54,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -3.52%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4911 5069 4222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.03% 82.65% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4140 3628
Average salary £40,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Low Latency Salary Trend in the South West

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the South West

Low Latency
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Bristol -17 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Devon - 1 £42,500 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Sybase
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss
4 6 (35.29%) TIBCO
4 6 (35.29%) Middleware
4 6 (35.29%) RUP
4 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (35.29%) MSMQ
4 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (35.29%) WPF
4 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) nginx
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Capistrano
5 3 (17.65%) Puppet
5 3 (17.65%) REST

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) MSMQ
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware
1 6 (35.29%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Laravel
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Mason
4 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) RUP
3 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VC++
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Capistrano
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 6 (35.29%) TIBCO
3 3 (17.65%) Rackspace
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) SAP