The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 308 265 269
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +4
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 1028 1124 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 910 802 1080
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 July 2014 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 28 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
England -31 1018 £70,000 -3.44% 92
London -25 932 £75,000 - 87
City of London -11 322 £70,000 -6.66% 44
West Midlands +15 50 £41,000 -25.45% 3
Solihull - 28 £41,000 -
South East +7 15 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Birmingham +10 12 £33,500 -39.09% 1
Yorkshire -34 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire -20 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Yorkshire -33 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leeds -37 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Canary Wharf +1 10 £110,000 +22.22%
Docklands, London -10 9 £80,000 +23.07%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 8 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Scotland -26 8 £46,250 +8.82%
Surrey -6 7 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Glasgow -31 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford - 6 £47,500 -
Berkshire +14 4 £62,500 -10.71%
Middlesex - 3 - -
South West -14 2 £61,500 -23.12%
East of England -26 2 £47,500 -15.92%
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Dundee -6 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Hertfordshire -11 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £58,000 -
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1014 (49.71%) Multithreading
2 964 (47.25%) Finance
3 948 (46.47%) Java
4 686 (33.63%) Linux
5 661 (32.40%) C++
6 618 (30.29%) UNIX
7 554 (27.16%) Front Office
8 515 (25.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 484 (23.73%) Banking
10 468 (22.94%) SQL
11 450 (22.06%) Degree
12 412 (20.20%) C#
13 368 (18.04%) OO
14 354 (17.35%) Computer Science
15 342 (16.76%) Software Engineering
16 333 (16.32%) Python
17 319 (15.64%) TDD
18 318 (15.59%) Equities
19 270 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
19 270 (13.24%) STL
20 259 (12.70%) .NET
21 254 (12.45%) Electronic Trading
22 252 (12.35%) Investment Banking
23 234 (11.47%) Algorithmic Trading
24 233 (11.42%) Scrum
25 223 (10.93%) Fixed Income
25 223 (10.93%) Windows
26 215 (10.54%) Spring
27 207 (10.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 201 (9.85%) SQL Server

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 52 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 47 (2.30%) IIS
3 41 (2.01%) Apache
4 23 (1.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 22 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 19 (0.93%) Node.js
8 12 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.34%) GemFire
11 7 (0.34%) Confluence
12 5 (0.25%) nginx
13 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.15%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.15%) Jetty
14 3 (0.15%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.049%) MTS
16 1 (0.049%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.098%) MS Project
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 38 (1.86%) RMDS
2 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.20%) Summit
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.34%) PaaS
2 5 (0.25%) SaaS
2 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 81 (3.97%) BGP
3 68 (3.33%) Firewall
4 61 (2.99%) Multicast
5 59 (2.89%) WAN
6 52 (2.55%) EIGRP
7 39 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (1.91%) LAN
8 37 (1.81%) MPLS
9 30 (1.47%) OSPF
10 23 (1.13%) SAN
11 20 (0.98%) Ethernet
11 20 (0.98%) Internet
12 19 (0.93%) VPN
13 17 (0.83%) VoIP
13 17 (0.83%) Network Security
14 14 (0.69%) DNS
15 13 (0.64%) DWDM
15 13 (0.64%) SDH
16 11 (0.54%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.05%) KDB
3 79 (3.87%) Big Data
4 76 (3.73%) MySQL
5 73 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 70 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 62 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 50 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 40 (1.96%) MongoDB
12 29 (1.42%) DB2
13 28 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.64%) Impala
15 13 (0.64%) QlikView
16 11 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 87 (4.26%) Maven
2 68 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 61 (2.99%) Subversion
4 60 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 59 (2.89%) JUnit
6 51 (2.50%) JIRA
7 39 (1.91%) Hudson
8 32 (1.57%) Ant
9 18 (0.88%) Mockito
9 18 (0.88%) NUnit
10 13 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 13 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.59%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.54%) GDB
13 10 (0.49%) Grunt
14 9 (0.44%) GCC
15 8 (0.39%) Selenium
15 8 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
15 8 (0.39%) VisualVM
15 8 (0.39%) YourKit
General
1 964 (47.25%) Finance
2 554 (27.16%) Front Office
3 484 (23.73%) Banking
4 252 (12.35%) Investment Banking
5 86 (4.22%) Games
5 86 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.72%) Back Office
6 35 (1.72%) Marketing
7 34 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 32 (1.57%) Retail
9 26 (1.27%) Advertising
10 17 (0.83%) Legal
11 12 (0.59%) International Banking
12 7 (0.34%) Publishing
13 5 (0.25%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.20%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.098%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.049%) Law
16 1 (0.049%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1447 (70.93%) Developer
2 619 (30.34%) Java Developer
3 388 (19.02%) C++ Developer
4 270 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 203 (9.95%) C# Developer
6 169 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 162 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 96 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 91 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 84 (4.12%) .NET Developer
11 80 (3.92%) Network Engineer
12 77 (3.77%) Analyst
13 76 (3.73%) Programmer
14 73 (3.58%) C++ Software Developer
15 69 (3.38%) Team Leader
15 69 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 67 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
17 46 (2.25%) Support Analyst
17 46 (2.25%) Applications Support
17 46 (2.25%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (13.24%) STL
2 259 (12.70%) .NET
3 215 (10.54%) Spring
4 207 (10.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 141 (6.91%) JMS
6 137 (6.72%) J2SE
7 123 (6.03%) Middleware
8 114 (5.59%) WPF
9 105 (5.15%) Web Services
10 97 (4.75%) HTML
11 95 (4.66%) FIX Protocol
12 94 (4.61%) ASP.NET
13 83 (4.07%) Rendezvous
14 79 (3.87%) SOAP
15 72 (3.53%) REST
16 70 (3.43%) CSS
17 64 (3.14%) Hibernate
18 62 (3.04%) HTML5
19 61 (2.99%) J2EE
20 51 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 515 (25.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 354 (17.35%) Computer Science
3 318 (15.59%) Equities
4 223 (10.93%) Fixed Income
5 176 (8.63%) Derivative
6 173 (8.48%) Hedge funds
7 146 (7.16%) Mathematics
8 95 (4.66%) Open Source
9 48 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
10 40 (1.96%) Grid Computing
11 31 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 27 (1.32%) Spread Betting
13 27 (1.32%) Physics
14 17 (0.83%) Statistics
15 16 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 16 (0.78%) N-Tier
16 15 (0.74%) RIA
17 14 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 686 (33.63%) Linux
2 618 (30.29%) UNIX
3 223 (10.93%) Windows
4 62 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (2.84%) Solaris
6 18 (0.88%) NetWare
7 13 (0.64%) CentOS
8 12 (0.59%) SUSE
9 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.34%) Android
10 5 (0.25%) Debian
11 2 (0.098%) Fedora
11 2 (0.098%) VMS
11 2 (0.098%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.049%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (49.71%) Multithreading
2 368 (18.04%) OO
3 342 (16.76%) Software Engineering
4 319 (15.64%) TDD
5 270 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 254 (12.45%) Electronic Trading
7 234 (11.47%) Algorithmic Trading
8 233 (11.42%) Scrum
9 147 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (6.91%) BDD
11 127 (6.23%) Analytics
12 115 (5.64%) Unit Testing
13 114 (5.59%) OOD
14 110 (5.39%) E-Commerce
15 100 (4.90%) OOP
16 97 (4.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 91 (4.46%) Risk Management
18 83 (4.07%) Pair Programming
19 75 (3.68%) MVC
20 60 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 948 (46.47%) Java
2 661 (32.40%) C++
3 468 (22.94%) SQL
4 412 (20.20%) C#
5 333 (16.32%) Python
6 160 (7.84%) C
7 158 (7.75%) Perl
8 114 (5.59%) JavaScript
9 91 (4.46%) Bash Shell
10 67 (3.28%) XAML
11 56 (2.75%) Scala
12 55 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 42 (2.06%) Ruby
14 40 (1.96%) PHP
15 38 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.72%) F#
16 35 (1.72%) R
17 18 (0.88%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.78%) Lua
19 15 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 450 (22.06%) Degree
2 89 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (4.12%) CCNP
4 45 (2.21%) CCIE
5 24 (1.18%) PhD
6 13 (0.64%) CCNA
7 8 (0.39%) CCIP
8 5 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.20%) CCDP
10 3 (0.15%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.15%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.098%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.098%) PMP
11 2 (0.098%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.098%) RHCE
12 1 (0.049%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.049%) CCSA
12 1 (0.049%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.049%) EMIR
3 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (1.37%) HDFS
2 13 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) KVM
4 4 (0.20%) Xen
5 2 (0.098%) vSphere
5 2 (0.098%) Samba
5 2 (0.098%) NFS
6 1 (0.049%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.049%) Squid
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.049%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.049%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.049%) vCloud
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (2.25%) Puppet
2 41 (2.01%) Nagios
3 39 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.67%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.15%) OpenView
5 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.15%) Cacti
5 3 (0.15%) Munin
6 2 (0.098%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.098%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.098%) Ansible
6 2 (0.098%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.098%) Netcool
6 2 (0.098%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.049%) logstash
7 1 (0.049%) Kibana
Vendors
1 165 (8.09%) TIBCO
2 157 (7.70%) Oracle
3 137 (6.72%) Sybase
4 114 (5.59%) Cisco
5 100 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 97 (4.75%) 29West
7 67 (3.28%) Juniper
8 64 (3.14%) Red Hat
9 46 (2.25%) Informatica
10 39 (1.91%) JBoss
11 32 (1.57%) F5
11 32 (1.57%) Reuters
12 24 (1.18%) Google
13 19 (0.93%) VMware
14 18 (0.88%) Bloomberg
15 17 (0.83%) ION Trading
16 15 (0.74%) IBM
17 13 (0.64%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.59%) Ab Initio
19 11 (0.54%) Adobe
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + ASAP
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + 25 days holiday + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago