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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 339 276 291
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +15
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 860 1089 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 763 776 954
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -21.05%

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
92294 87311 92008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73847 71644 77513
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,580
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -73 848 £70,000 -6.66% 91
London -45 752 £70,000 -12.50% 79
City of London -15 250 £70,000 -12.50% 42
West Midlands +8 40 £48,750 +30.00% 2
South East +11 26 £50,000 - 5
East of England +3 16 £60,000 - 3
Staffordshire -2 15 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Birmingham +1 14 £55,500 +11.00%
Solihull - 12 £41,000 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £60,000 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent +4 10 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Surrey -2 10 £45,000 -3.22% 1
Berkshire - 8 £51,250 - 3
Reading - 7 £50,000 - 2
Guildford +11 6 £45,000 -3.22%
St Albans - 6 £60,000 - 2
Scotland -15 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Oxfordshire +8 4 £66,250 +20.45%
Bristol +1 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Middlesex -4 4 £97,500 +85.71%
Canary Wharf -4 4 £75,000 -16.66%
Docklands, London -8 4 £82,500 +13.79%
South West -11 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds -29 3 £70,000 +133.33%
West Yorkshire -34 3 £70,000 +133.33%
Yorkshire -52 3 £70,000 +133.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Oxford +15 2 £68,750 +25.00%
Glasgow -15 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1003 (50.45%) Multithreading
2 949 (47.74%) Java
3 892 (44.87%) Finance
4 611 (30.73%) Linux
5 573 (28.82%) C++
6 570 (28.67%) Front Office
7 547 (27.52%) UNIX
8 541 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
9 517 (26.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 471 (23.69%) Banking
11 434 (21.83%) SQL
12 385 (19.37%) OO
13 383 (19.27%) Degree
14 344 (17.30%) C#
15 309 (15.54%) Software Engineering
16 304 (15.29%) Computer Science
17 303 (15.24%) TDD
18 272 (13.68%) Algorithms
19 271 (13.63%) Investment Banking
20 254 (12.78%) Equities
21 251 (12.63%) Python
22 239 (12.02%) STL
23 225 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
24 222 (11.17%) Electronic Trading
25 216 (10.87%) .NET
26 189 (9.51%) Scrum
27 186 (9.36%) Spring
28 180 (9.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
29 179 (9.00%) Hedge funds
30 177 (8.90%) Fixed Income

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (1.86%) Tomcat
2 36 (1.81%) Apache
3 33 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 32 (1.61%) IIS
5 27 (1.36%) Node.js
6 20 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (0.86%) MQSeries
8 16 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.30%) Confluence
13 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.20%) MTS
15 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.15%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.35%) MS Office
4 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.050%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.66%) RMDS
2 4 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.35%) IaaS
2 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.15%) SaaS
4 3 (0.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.28%) BGP
2 102 (5.13%) Firewall
3 89 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.22%) WAN
4 64 (3.22%) OSPF
5 62 (3.12%) Multicast
6 61 (3.07%) EIGRP
7 55 (2.77%) MPLS
8 49 (2.46%) LAN
9 43 (2.16%) Network Security
10 42 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (1.91%) VPN
12 34 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (1.41%) Internet
14 22 (1.11%) SAN
15 18 (0.91%) Junos
16 17 (0.86%) RIP
17 16 (0.80%) DNS
18 15 (0.75%) VPLS
18 15 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 83 (4.18%) KDB
4 79 (3.97%) Big Data
5 67 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.07%) MySQL
7 44 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 35 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.55%) DB2
12 11 (0.55%) Impala
12 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.50%) QlikView
13 10 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (4.33%) Subversion
2 84 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 72 (3.62%) Maven
5 69 (3.47%) JIRA
6 36 (1.81%) Hudson
7 26 (1.31%) Ant
8 22 (1.11%) Jasmine
9 21 (1.06%) Mockito
9 21 (1.06%) FlexUnit
10 19 (0.96%) JUnit
11 15 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.75%) GCC
12 14 (0.70%) Mercurial
12 14 (0.70%) Visual Studio
13 13 (0.65%) NUnit
13 13 (0.65%) Grunt
14 12 (0.60%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.50%) Bower
16 9 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 892 (44.87%) Finance
2 570 (28.67%) Front Office
3 471 (23.69%) Banking
4 271 (13.63%) Investment Banking
5 92 (4.63%) Games
6 73 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.82%) Financial Institution
8 36 (1.81%) Marketing
9 34 (1.71%) Advertising
10 28 (1.41%) Back Office
11 22 (1.11%) Retail
12 14 (0.70%) Legal
13 13 (0.65%) International Banking
14 7 (0.35%) Publishing
15 5 (0.25%) Law
16 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.15%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.15%) Electronics
18 1 (0.050%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.050%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1377 (69.27%) Developer
2 629 (31.64%) Java Developer
3 335 (16.85%) C++ Developer
4 247 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 161 (8.10%) C# Developer
6 159 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 111 (5.58%) Software Developer
8 98 (4.93%) Network Engineer
9 96 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (4.28%) .NET Developer
11 83 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 74 (3.72%) Analyst
13 69 (3.47%) Team Leader
14 59 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 57 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
16 53 (2.67%) Architect
17 50 (2.52%) Programmer
18 42 (2.11%) C++ Software Developer
19 40 (2.01%) Support Analyst
20 37 (1.86%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (12.02%) STL
2 216 (10.87%) .NET
3 186 (9.36%) Spring
4 180 (9.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 132 (6.64%) JMS
6 120 (6.04%) Middleware
7 118 (5.94%) J2SE
8 116 (5.84%) FIX Protocol
9 112 (5.63%) HTML
10 94 (4.73%) Rendezvous
11 90 (4.53%) ASP.NET
12 87 (4.38%) CSS
13 83 (4.18%) Web Services
14 76 (3.82%) HTML5
15 73 (3.67%) XML
16 72 (3.62%) SOAP
17 67 (3.37%) WPF
18 62 (3.12%) REST
19 59 (2.97%) jQuery
20 53 (2.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 517 (26.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 304 (15.29%) Computer Science
3 272 (13.68%) Algorithms
4 254 (12.78%) Equities
5 179 (9.00%) Hedge funds
6 177 (8.90%) Fixed Income
7 173 (8.70%) Data Structures
8 169 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
9 131 (6.59%) Derivative
10 117 (5.89%) Mathematics
11 86 (4.33%) Open Source
12 32 (1.61%) Visualisation
13 25 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.21%) Spread Betting
15 23 (1.16%) Grid Computing
16 21 (1.06%) User Experience
16 21 (1.06%) Physics
17 20 (1.01%) Data Integration
18 19 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
19 16 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 611 (30.73%) Linux
2 547 (27.52%) UNIX
3 174 (8.75%) Windows
4 70 (3.52%) Solaris
5 47 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.01%) NetWare
7 9 (0.45%) CentOS
8 4 (0.20%) SUSE
9 3 (0.15%) VMS
9 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.15%) Android
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.050%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1003 (50.45%) Multithreading
2 541 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 385 (19.37%) OO
4 309 (15.54%) Software Engineering
5 303 (15.24%) TDD
6 225 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
7 222 (11.17%) Electronic Trading
8 189 (9.51%) Scrum
9 130 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 126 (6.34%) OOD
11 124 (6.24%) E-Commerce
11 124 (6.24%) BDD
12 121 (6.09%) OOP
13 112 (5.63%) Unit Testing
14 111 (5.58%) Risk Management
15 109 (5.48%) Analytics
16 98 (4.93%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 86 (4.33%) MVC
18 83 (4.18%) Pair Programming
19 81 (4.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 949 (47.74%) Java
2 573 (28.82%) C++
3 434 (21.83%) SQL
4 344 (17.30%) C#
5 251 (12.63%) Python
6 156 (7.85%) JavaScript
7 148 (7.44%) C
8 133 (6.69%) Perl
9 75 (3.77%) Scala
10 65 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 56 (2.82%) XAML
12 38 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 36 (1.81%) F#
14 32 (1.61%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.61%) PHP
15 28 (1.41%) Ruby
16 26 (1.31%) R
17 20 (1.01%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.96%) Erlang
19 18 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 383 (19.27%) Degree
2 115 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (4.88%) CCNP
4 79 (3.97%) CCIE
5 30 (1.51%) PhD
6 11 (0.55%) CCNA
7 9 (0.45%) CCSA
7 9 (0.45%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
9 5 (0.25%) CCDP
10 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.15%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.15%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.15%) CCIP
11 3 (0.15%) RHCE
11 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.15%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.10%) PMP
13 1 (0.050%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.050%) EMIR
3 1 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (1.41%) HDFS
2 11 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.10%) Firmware
5 2 (0.10%) NFS
5 2 (0.10%) Squid
6 1 (0.050%) Samba
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.050%) Xen
6 1 (0.050%) Docker
6 1 (0.050%) KVM
6 1 (0.050%) vSphere
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (1.96%) Puppet
2 31 (1.56%) Nagios
3 30 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.41%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.20%) OSSEC
6 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.15%) Ansible
7 3 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.15%) Cacti
7 3 (0.15%) Munin
8 2 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.050%) OpenView
9 1 (0.050%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.050%) logstash
9 1 (0.050%) StatsD
9 1 (0.050%) Kibana
9 1 (0.050%) YUM
Vendors
1 157 (7.90%) TIBCO
2 139 (6.99%) Cisco
3 135 (6.79%) Oracle
4 119 (5.99%) 29West
5 107 (5.38%) Sybase
6 98 (4.93%) Juniper
7 91 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 55 (2.77%) F5
9 52 (2.62%) CheckPoint
10 50 (2.52%) Informatica
11 44 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 33 (1.66%) Reuters
13 31 (1.56%) Adobe
14 29 (1.46%) JBoss
15 26 (1.31%) Blue Coat
16 24 (1.21%) Google
16 24 (1.21%) Bloomberg
17 20 (1.01%) IBM
18 18 (0.91%) Ab Initio
19 16 (0.80%) Fortinet
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £68000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 12% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus - Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago