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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 389 334 323
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -11
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 726 975 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.98% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 665 840 684
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -56 716 £72,500 +3.57% 106
London -26 647 £73,750 -1.66% 93
City of London +13 193 £75,000 +1.69% 41
East of England +47 20 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Hertfordshire +19 20 £60,000 +50.00%
St Albans - 19 £60,000 -
South East -26 15 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South West -5 13 £77,500 +34.78%
West Midlands -31 10 £57,500 +40.24%
Gloucestershire -5 8 £77,500 -35.41%
Surrey -18 8 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Staffordshire +5 7 £62,500 +51.51%
Scotland +4 7 £55,000 - 1
Glasgow -5 5 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -1 4 £78,750 -41.66%
Oxfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Birmingham +1 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Yorkshire -15 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire - 3 £55,000 -
Epsom - 3 £52,500 -
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 3 £55,000 -
Guildford -16 2 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -19 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Leeds -21 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Kidlington - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Somerset - 2 £82,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £60,000 +45.45%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 753 (54.25%) Finance
2 664 (47.84%) Multithreading
3 631 (45.46%) Java
4 503 (36.24%) Linux
5 427 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
6 396 (28.53%) C++
7 358 (25.79%) UNIX
7 358 (25.79%) Front Office
8 323 (23.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 303 (21.83%) Banking
10 264 (19.02%) C#
11 251 (18.08%) Degree
12 241 (17.36%) TDD
12 241 (17.36%) OO
13 222 (15.99%) SQL
14 189 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
15 186 (13.40%) Software Engineering
16 183 (13.18%) Spring
17 182 (13.11%) .NET
18 180 (12.97%) JavaScript
19 171 (12.32%) Computer Science
20 166 (11.96%) Fixed Income
21 163 (11.74%) Investment Banking
22 162 (11.67%) Equities
23 156 (11.24%) Python
24 143 (10.30%) FIX Protocol
25 139 (10.01%) HTML
26 138 (9.94%) Hedge funds
27 137 (9.87%) Windows
27 137 (9.87%) STL

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (2.74%) TIBCO EMS
2 32 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 31 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.87%) MQSeries
5 20 (1.44%) JBoss
6 17 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (1.15%) Apache
8 15 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.72%) Confluence
9 10 (0.72%) Node.js
10 7 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.43%) nginx
12 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.36%) Drupal
12 5 (0.36%) CMS
13 4 (0.29%) IIS
13 4 (0.29%) Lightstreamer
13 4 (0.29%) MTS
Applications
1 64 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.02%) MS Office
3 20 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.94%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 12 (0.86%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.72%) RMDS
4 2 (0.14%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.14%) BondVision
5 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.072%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.15%) PaaS
2 13 (0.94%) IaaS
3 10 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.58%) SaaS
4 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.68%) Firewall
2 64 (4.61%) Multicast
3 62 (4.47%) Internet
4 57 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 45 (3.24%) BGP
6 33 (2.38%) MPLS
7 31 (2.23%) VPN
8 28 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (1.80%) DNS
9 25 (1.80%) OSPF
10 24 (1.73%) SAN
10 24 (1.73%) WAN
11 23 (1.66%) NX-OS
12 22 (1.59%) SNMP
13 20 (1.44%) EIGRP
13 20 (1.44%) Network Security
14 18 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.08%) Wireshark
15 15 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (1.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.91%) Relational Database
3 72 (5.19%) MySQL
4 64 (4.61%) Big Data
5 62 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 61 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 36 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.31%) KDB
9 23 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.37%) OLAP
11 17 (1.22%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.08%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.94%) Redis
16 11 (0.79%) Aerospike
17 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 55 (3.96%) NUnit
1 55 (3.96%) JIRA
2 37 (2.67%) TeamCity
2 37 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 37 (2.67%) GCC
3 36 (2.59%) Selenium
3 36 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.02%) Subversion
6 27 (1.95%) GoogleTest
7 26 (1.87%) Maven
8 19 (1.37%) AccuRev
9 17 (1.22%) Git (software)
10 16 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.08%) FitNesse
12 13 (0.94%) CppUnit
12 13 (0.94%) JUnit
12 13 (0.94%) Grunt
12 13 (0.94%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 753 (54.25%) Finance
2 358 (25.79%) Front Office
3 303 (21.83%) Banking
4 163 (11.74%) Investment Banking
5 62 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 51 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.59%) Games
8 20 (1.44%) Advertising
9 16 (1.15%) Marketing
10 14 (1.01%) Legal
11 11 (0.79%) Back Office
12 10 (0.72%) Retail
13 3 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.072%) International Banking
15 1 (0.072%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.072%) Billing
15 1 (0.072%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 932 (67.15%) Developer
2 415 (29.90%) Java Developer
3 249 (17.94%) C++ Developer
4 145 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 135 (9.73%) C# Developer
6 89 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 71 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 64 (4.61%) Software Engineer
8 64 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 63 (4.54%) Software Developer
10 61 (4.39%) Network Engineer
11 46 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
12 36 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 36 (2.59%) Web Developer
13 35 (2.52%) Analyst
14 33 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
15 29 (2.09%) .NET Web Developer
16 28 (2.02%) Programmer
16 28 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (1.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (13.18%) Spring
2 182 (13.11%) .NET
3 143 (10.30%) FIX Protocol
4 139 (10.01%) HTML
5 137 (9.87%) STL
6 118 (8.50%) HTML5
7 114 (8.21%) XML
8 92 (6.63%) JMS
9 87 (6.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 80 (5.76%) WCF
10 80 (5.76%) jQuery
11 79 (5.69%) CSS
12 69 (4.97%) WPF
13 68 (4.90%) Middleware
13 68 (4.90%) ASP.NET
14 66 (4.76%) Ajax
15 63 (4.54%) Web Services
16 61 (4.39%) CSS3
17 58 (4.18%) Rendezvous
18 52 (3.75%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 323 (23.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 189 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (12.32%) Computer Science
4 166 (11.96%) Fixed Income
5 162 (11.67%) Equities
6 138 (9.94%) Hedge funds
7 101 (7.28%) Derivative
8 97 (6.99%) Algorithms
9 69 (4.97%) Mathematics
10 56 (4.03%) Data Structures
11 45 (3.24%) Open Source
12 39 (2.81%) N-Tier
13 34 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
14 33 (2.38%) Spread Betting
14 33 (2.38%) Client/Server
15 28 (2.02%) Grid Computing
16 23 (1.66%) Replication
16 23 (1.66%) User Experience
17 21 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
18 16 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 503 (36.24%) Linux
2 358 (25.79%) UNIX
3 137 (9.87%) Windows
4 53 (3.82%) Solaris
5 50 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.08%) SUSE
6 15 (1.08%) CentOS
7 14 (1.01%) Android
8 9 (0.65%) Debian
8 9 (0.65%) Fedora
8 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (47.84%) Multithreading
2 427 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (17.36%) TDD
3 241 (17.36%) OO
4 186 (13.40%) Software Engineering
5 126 (9.08%) Scrum
6 123 (8.86%) Algorithmic Trading
7 119 (8.57%) OOD
8 114 (8.21%) Electronic Trading
9 99 (7.13%) E-Commerce
10 82 (5.91%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 71 (5.12%) MVC
12 70 (5.04%) Analytics
13 62 (4.47%) Web Development
14 61 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
15 58 (4.18%) BDD
16 55 (3.96%) Unit Testing
16 55 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (3.89%) SOA
18 42 (3.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 631 (45.46%) Java
2 396 (28.53%) C++
3 264 (19.02%) C#
4 222 (15.99%) SQL
5 180 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 156 (11.24%) Python
7 104 (7.49%) Perl
8 90 (6.48%) C
9 80 (5.76%) Bash Shell
10 62 (4.47%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.67%) Scala
12 36 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.23%) Objective-C
14 23 (1.66%) Erlang
14 23 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.44%) PHP
15 20 (1.44%) Korn
15 20 (1.44%) Haskell
16 15 (1.08%) Clojure
17 14 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 251 (18.08%) Degree
2 77 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.24%) CCNP
4 29 (2.09%) CCNA
5 21 (1.51%) CCIE
6 16 (1.15%) PhD
7 12 (0.86%) CCSP
7 12 (0.86%) JNCIP
8 9 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.29%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.22%) RHCE
12 2 (0.14%) CISSP
13 1 (0.072%) CCDP
13 1 (0.072%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.072%) CISM
13 1 (0.072%) CEH
13 1 (0.072%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.26%) QA
2 31 (2.23%) SLA
3 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.72%) NFS
3 7 (0.50%) Firmware
4 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) Docker
6 2 (0.14%) Squid
6 2 (0.14%) Xen
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.072%) XenApp
7 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
7 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.072%) vCloud
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.072%) iptables
7 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (3.03%) Nagios
1 42 (3.03%) Puppet
2 20 (1.44%) ZABBIX
3 19 (1.37%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.72%) Graphite
6 8 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.58%) yum
6 8 (0.58%) CFEngine
6 8 (0.58%) MOM
7 6 (0.43%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.22%) Ansible
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
10 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.14%) Netcool
10 2 (0.14%) Control-M
10 2 (0.14%) Mesos
11 1 (0.072%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 135 (9.73%) Oracle
2 113 (8.14%) TIBCO
3 106 (7.64%) Microsoft
4 99 (7.13%) 29West
5 94 (6.77%) Cisco
6 44 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.67%) Informatica
8 32 (2.31%) Juniper
9 26 (1.87%) VMware
10 24 (1.73%) Sybase
10 24 (1.73%) SolarWinds
11 22 (1.59%) IBM
11 22 (1.59%) CheckPoint
12 19 (1.37%) ION Trading
13 18 (1.30%) Bloomberg
13 18 (1.30%) Adobe
13 18 (1.30%) ServiceNow
14 17 (1.22%) StreamBase
14 17 (1.22%) F5
15 15 (1.08%) Reuters
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Great base and car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: COMPETITIVE + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago