The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 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
Low Latency
Rank 389 319 265
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -54
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 707 1011 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.04% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 634 899 807
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -3.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency within the UK.

Low Latency Salary Trend in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the UK 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
England -78 700 £70,000 - 97
London -55 630 £72,500 - 87
City of London -66 153 £80,000 +14.28% 40
East of England +36 33 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Hertfordshire +10 24 £60,000 - 2
St Albans - 21 £60,000 - 2
Docklands, London +7 12 £87,500 +9.37%
South East -4 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
West Midlands -50 10 £66,250 +61.58%
Staffordshire +5 9 £70,000 +75.00%
East Midlands - 8 £43,750 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 8 £43,750 - 4
Cambridge - 8 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £43,750 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
South West -8 5 £48,750 -20.73%
Scotland +10 4 £65,000 +40.54% 4
Glasgow +10 4 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Surrey +10 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Reading +9 3 £75,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +4 3 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Guildford 0 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Canary Wharf -4 1 £30,000 -72.72%
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 £62,500 +56.25%
Yorkshire -6 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Bristol -11 1 £60,000 +3.44%
Birmingham -19 1 £56,500 +68.65%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 730 (51.52%) Finance
2 697 (49.19%) Java
3 649 (45.80%) Multithreading
4 526 (37.12%) Linux
5 484 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (27.03%) C++
7 373 (26.32%) UNIX
8 369 (26.04%) Front Office
9 313 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 298 (21.03%) Banking
11 282 (19.90%) SQL
12 277 (19.55%) TDD
13 264 (18.63%) Degree
14 260 (18.35%) Software Engineering
15 247 (17.43%) C#
16 239 (16.87%) Spring
17 233 (16.44%) Python
18 212 (14.96%) OO
19 195 (13.76%) Computer Science
20 188 (13.27%) Equities
21 184 (12.99%) Oracle
22 172 (12.14%) .NET
22 172 (12.14%) FIX Protocol
23 162 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
24 160 (11.29%) Investment Banking
25 151 (10.66%) JavaScript
26 150 (10.59%) Fixed Income
27 141 (9.95%) Algorithms
28 139 (9.81%) Algorithmic Trading
29 133 (9.39%) Hedge funds

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 26 (1.83%) MQSeries
4 25 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 22 (1.55%) JBoss
5 22 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.41%) Apache
8 13 (0.92%) Node.js
9 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.42%) nginx
10 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.35%) Lightstreamer
11 4 (0.28%) GemFire
11 4 (0.28%) CMS
12 3 (0.21%) Drupal
12 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.21%) Jetty
13 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 89 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.61%) MS Office
3 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) MetaTrader
2 12 (0.85%) RMDS
3 6 (0.42%) Eikon
4 3 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.071%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.64%) SaaS
3 8 (0.56%) IaaS
4 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.08%) Multicast
2 58 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 54 (3.81%) Internet
4 46 (3.25%) Firewall
5 33 (2.33%) BGP
6 21 (1.48%) WAN
7 19 (1.34%) OSPF
7 19 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (1.27%) VPN
9 16 (1.13%) SNMP
9 16 (1.13%) AMQP
10 15 (1.06%) MPLS
11 14 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (0.99%) NX-OS
12 13 (0.92%) LAN
13 12 (0.85%) EIGRP
14 11 (0.78%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.78%) DNS
14 11 (0.78%) SAN
14 11 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.01%) NoSQL
2 71 (5.01%) Big Data
3 65 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 63 (4.45%) Hadoop
5 41 (2.89%) RDBMS
6 37 (2.61%) MySQL
7 29 (2.05%) KDB
8 28 (1.98%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 22 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.20%) OLAP
13 15 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.99%) Aerospike
15 10 (0.71%) Redis
15 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 65 (4.59%) NUnit
2 52 (3.67%) TeamCity
3 49 (3.46%) Maven
4 47 (3.32%) JUnit
5 46 (3.25%) Selenium
5 46 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (2.68%) JIRA
8 31 (2.19%) Subversion
9 19 (1.34%) Git (software)
9 19 (1.34%) Moq
10 18 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 14 (0.99%) AccuRev
12 13 (0.92%) GCC
13 12 (0.85%) Gradle
14 11 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (0.78%) Ant
15 10 (0.71%) JBehave
16 8 (0.56%) Hudson
17 7 (0.49%) GoogleTest
General
1 730 (51.52%) Finance
2 369 (26.04%) Front Office
3 298 (21.03%) Banking
4 160 (11.29%) Investment Banking
5 70 (4.94%) Financial Institution
6 46 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.68%) Back Office
8 37 (2.61%) Retail
9 30 (2.12%) Legal
10 28 (1.98%) Games
11 17 (1.20%) Advertising
12 9 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.56%) Law
14 5 (0.35%) Marketing
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.071%) Billing
17 1 (0.071%) French Language
Job Titles
1 952 (67.18%) Developer
2 461 (32.53%) Java Developer
3 234 (16.51%) C++ Developer
4 201 (14.18%) Senior Developer
5 152 (10.73%) C# Developer
6 89 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 74 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 73 (5.15%) .NET Developer
9 71 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 60 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
11 52 (3.67%) Network Engineer
12 45 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 41 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
14 34 (2.40%) Senior C++ Developer
14 34 (2.40%) Core Java Developer
15 33 (2.33%) Junior
16 32 (2.26%) Web Developer
16 32 (2.26%) Technical Leader
17 31 (2.19%) Linux Engineer
17 31 (2.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (16.87%) Spring
2 172 (12.14%) FIX Protocol
2 172 (12.14%) .NET
3 130 (9.17%) XML
4 111 (7.83%) HTML
5 110 (7.76%) WCF
6 105 (7.41%) STL
7 102 (7.20%) WPF
8 95 (6.70%) HTML5
9 92 (6.49%) JMS
10 81 (5.72%) jQuery
10 81 (5.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 75 (5.29%) CSS
12 71 (5.01%) Web Services
12 71 (5.01%) Hibernate
13 64 (4.52%) Ultra Messaging
14 63 (4.45%) REST
15 62 (4.38%) J2EE
15 62 (4.38%) ASP.NET
16 60 (4.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 313 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 195 (13.76%) Computer Science
3 188 (13.27%) Equities
4 162 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 150 (10.59%) Fixed Income
6 141 (9.95%) Algorithms
7 133 (9.39%) Hedge funds
8 114 (8.05%) Derivative
9 109 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 82 (5.79%) Data Structures
11 57 (4.02%) Equity Derivative
12 39 (2.75%) Data Centre
13 34 (2.40%) Credit Risk
14 30 (2.12%) Grid Computing
15 28 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.98%) Spread Betting
16 26 (1.83%) Blog
17 24 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
18 23 (1.62%) Physics
19 22 (1.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 526 (37.12%) Linux
2 373 (26.32%) UNIX
3 116 (8.19%) Windows
4 34 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (2.26%) Solaris
6 19 (1.34%) Android
7 14 (0.99%) CentOS
8 7 (0.49%) SUSE
9 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.28%) Debian
10 4 (0.28%) Fedora
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.071%) MVS
13 1 (0.071%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (45.80%) Multithreading
2 484 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (19.55%) TDD
4 260 (18.35%) Software Engineering
5 212 (14.96%) OO
6 139 (9.81%) Algorithmic Trading
7 126 (8.89%) OOD
8 124 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
9 122 (8.61%) Scrum
10 119 (8.40%) Electronic Trading
11 93 (6.56%) SDLC
12 86 (6.07%) E-Commerce
13 78 (5.50%) Concurrent Programming
14 75 (5.29%) Unit Testing
15 69 (4.87%) MVC
16 61 (4.30%) SOA
17 60 (4.23%) BDD
18 59 (4.16%) Analytics
18 59 (4.16%) Open Source
19 57 (4.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 697 (49.19%) Java
2 383 (27.03%) C++
3 282 (19.90%) SQL
4 247 (17.43%) C#
5 233 (16.44%) Python
6 151 (10.66%) JavaScript
7 106 (7.48%) Perl
8 86 (6.07%) PL/SQL
9 70 (4.94%) Scala
10 67 (4.73%) C
11 59 (4.16%) Bash Shell
12 43 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.89%) Objective-C
14 36 (2.54%) Haskell
15 25 (1.76%) Erlang
16 20 (1.41%) Korn
17 16 (1.13%) Clojure
18 14 (0.99%) Groovy
18 14 (0.99%) Ruby
18 14 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 264 (18.63%) Degree
2 51 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (2.33%) CCNP
4 22 (1.55%) PhD
5 16 (1.13%) CCNA
6 14 (0.99%) CCSP
6 14 (0.99%) JNCIP
7 13 (0.92%) CCIE
8 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CISSP
10 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.14%) MCSE
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) CHFI
11 2 (0.14%) GIAC
12 1 (0.071%) CCSA
12 1 (0.071%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.45%) QA
2 21 (1.48%) SLA
3 20 (1.41%) EMIR
3 20 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (0.99%) Firmware
2 9 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.56%) Docker
4 7 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.071%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.071%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.071%) vCloud
7 1 (0.071%) NFS
7 1 (0.071%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (2.54%) Puppet
2 29 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
3 27 (1.91%) Nagios
4 13 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.85%) Ansible
6 8 (0.56%) Graphite
6 8 (0.56%) MOM
7 7 (0.49%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.42%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.35%) WSUS
10 2 (0.14%) Netcool
11 1 (0.071%) OpenView
11 1 (0.071%) Cacti
11 1 (0.071%) Munin
11 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.071%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 184 (12.99%) Oracle
2 93 (6.56%) TIBCO
3 87 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 62 (4.38%) Cisco
5 43 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 31 (2.19%) Juniper
7 26 (1.83%) Sybase
8 21 (1.48%) Reuters
9 20 (1.41%) F5
10 18 (1.27%) IBM
11 17 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 17 (1.20%) VMware
12 14 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 14 (0.99%) CA
13 12 (0.85%) StreamBase
14 11 (0.78%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.64%) Splunk
15 9 (0.64%) Informatica
15 9 (0.64%) Adobe
15 9 (0.64%) Sun
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Travel + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Spindrift Consulting UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health, dental, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP Negotiable on experience +bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago