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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 426 430 357
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -73
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 722 708 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 629 647 835
Average salary £77,500 £72,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +46.34%

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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 +19 711 £77,500 +6.89% 102
London +15 655 £80,000 +6.66% 88
City of London +33 150 £70,000 -6.66% 28
South East +34 21 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire +29 15 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Reading +24 15 £50,000 -33.33% 1
North East +18 14 - -
East of England 0 14 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Durham - 14 - -
Cambridge - 8 £52,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 8 £52,500 - 7
Hertfordshire -1 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire +4 4 £63,750 +2.00%
West Midlands -34 4 £63,750 +10.86% 1
Torfaen - 4 £45,000 -
South Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Cwmbran - 4 £45,000 -
Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £63,750 +6.25%
Scotland -6 2 - - 1
Glasgow -9 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Buckingham - 2 £40,000 -
North West +31 1 - - 1
Hampshire +14 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Manchester +9 1 - - 1
St Albans +5 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Oxford +4 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £55,000 -15.38% 1

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 831 (51.08%) Java
2 812 (49.91%) Finance
3 658 (40.44%) Multithreading
4 555 (34.11%) Linux
5 529 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
6 510 (31.35%) C++
7 443 (27.23%) Python
8 433 (26.61%) Degree
9 390 (23.97%) Unix
10 378 (23.23%) Software Engineering
11 344 (21.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 305 (18.75%) TDD
13 288 (17.70%) Computer Science
14 286 (17.58%) SQL
15 284 (17.46%) OO
16 280 (17.21%) Front Office
17 274 (16.84%) C#
18 249 (15.30%) JavaScript
19 218 (13.40%) Banking
20 206 (12.66%) .NET
21 202 (12.42%) Electronic Trading
22 198 (12.17%) Equities
23 189 (11.62%) FIX Protocol
24 178 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
25 169 (10.39%) High Availability
26 168 (10.33%) Concurrent Programming
27 163 (10.02%) Algorithms
28 154 (9.47%) Algorithmic Trading
29 153 (9.40%) Hedge funds
30 148 (9.10%) J2SE

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 30 (1.84%) Apache Spark
1 30 (1.84%) Node.js
2 29 (1.78%) Apache
3 24 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 21 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.17%) CMS
5 19 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.55%) Apache TomEE
6 9 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.31%) nginx
9 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.25%) JBoss
9 4 (0.25%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.18%) Confluence
10 3 (0.18%) Drupal
10 3 (0.18%) GemFire
10 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.55%) MS Office
3 6 (0.37%) MS Project
3 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.061%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 111 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.95%) Amazon Kinesis
3 42 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
4 26 (1.60%) SaaS
5 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.04%) GitHub
9 14 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.74%) PaaS
11 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.64%) Multicast
2 68 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 49 (3.01%) BGP
3 49 (3.01%) Firewall
4 41 (2.52%) WAN
5 40 (2.46%) LAN
6 39 (2.40%) OSPF
7 33 (2.03%) Internet
8 26 (1.60%) MPLS
9 25 (1.54%) Network Security
10 23 (1.41%) VPN
11 18 (1.11%) SAN
12 14 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (0.86%) HTTP
12 14 (0.86%) VoIP
13 13 (0.80%) DNS
13 13 (0.80%) EIGRP
14 12 (0.74%) SNMP
15 10 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 91 (5.59%) Big Data
3 74 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 67 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 65 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 61 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 57 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (2.95%) MySQL
9 42 (2.58%) KDB
10 28 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 28 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.54%) Redis
12 22 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.11%) HBase
14 14 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.74%) RavenDB
17 11 (0.68%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 99 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.81%) JIRA
4 50 (3.07%) Maven
5 41 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 34 (2.09%) Subversion
7 31 (1.91%) NUnit
8 30 (1.84%) JUnit
9 28 (1.72%) Moq
10 23 (1.41%) Phabricator
11 21 (1.29%) Selenium
12 19 (1.17%) Gradle
13 17 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
14 14 (0.86%) Android Studio
15 13 (0.80%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.68%) Hudson
16 11 (0.68%) MSTest
17 10 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 812 (49.91%) Finance
2 280 (17.21%) Front Office
3 218 (13.40%) Banking
4 117 (7.19%) Investment Banking
5 64 (3.93%) Games
6 55 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 48 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.64%) Marketing
9 31 (1.91%) Law
10 28 (1.72%) Back Office
11 22 (1.35%) Advertising
12 12 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.68%) Retail
14 8 (0.49%) Publishing
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
15 5 (0.31%) German Language
15 5 (0.31%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1087 (66.81%) Developer
2 523 (32.15%) Java Developer
3 282 (17.33%) C++ Developer
4 174 (10.69%) Senior Developer
5 120 (7.38%) C# Developer
6 98 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 97 (5.96%) Python Developer
8 95 (5.84%) Software Engineer
9 92 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
10 79 (4.86%) Analyst
11 77 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 69 (4.24%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 68 (4.18%) Java Engineer
14 65 (4.00%) Network Engineer
15 61 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
16 52 (3.20%) Junior
16 52 (3.20%) Linux Developer
17 50 (3.07%) Core Java Developer
18 48 (2.95%) Front Office Developer
19 47 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.66%) .NET
2 189 (11.62%) FIX Protocol
3 148 (9.10%) J2SE
4 146 (8.97%) Spring
5 125 (7.68%) STL
6 124 (7.62%) HTML
7 101 (6.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 99 (6.08%) HTML5
8 99 (6.08%) JMS
9 97 (5.96%) Web Services
10 79 (4.86%) CSS
10 79 (4.86%) REST
11 70 (4.30%) jQuery
12 58 (3.56%) TIBCO EMS
13 57 (3.50%) ASP.NET
14 56 (3.44%) AngularJS
14 56 (3.44%) Hibernate
15 55 (3.38%) Ultra Messaging
16 54 (3.32%) WCF
17 53 (3.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 344 (21.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 288 (17.70%) Computer Science
3 198 (12.17%) Equities
4 178 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (10.02%) Algorithms
6 153 (9.40%) Hedge funds
7 148 (9.10%) Data Structures
8 139 (8.54%) Fixed Income
9 132 (8.11%) Mathematics
10 77 (4.73%) Fintech
11 70 (4.30%) Derivative
12 63 (3.87%) Physics
13 47 (2.89%) Data Centre
14 29 (1.78%) Management Information System
15 25 (1.54%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.41%) User Experience
17 22 (1.35%) Statistics
18 20 (1.23%) Visualisation
19 18 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
19 18 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 555 (34.11%) Linux
2 390 (23.97%) Unix
3 111 (6.82%) Windows
4 35 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (1.72%) Android
6 25 (1.54%) CentOS
6 25 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.48%) Solaris
8 18 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.37%) SUSE
9 6 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.31%) AIX
11 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
12 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (40.44%) Multithreading
2 529 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (23.23%) Software Engineering
4 305 (18.75%) TDD
5 284 (17.46%) OO
6 202 (12.42%) Electronic Trading
7 169 (10.39%) High Availability
8 168 (10.33%) Concurrent Programming
9 154 (9.47%) Algorithmic Trading
10 125 (7.68%) SDLC
11 119 (7.31%) Scrum
12 102 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
13 100 (6.15%) Proprietary Trading
14 99 (6.08%) DevOps
15 98 (6.02%) Analytics
16 96 (5.90%) MVC
17 93 (5.72%) Risk Management
18 92 (5.65%) OOP
18 92 (5.65%) Open Source
19 91 (5.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 831 (51.08%) Java
2 510 (31.35%) C++
3 443 (27.23%) Python
4 286 (17.58%) SQL
5 274 (16.84%) C#
6 249 (15.30%) JavaScript
7 105 (6.45%) C
8 102 (6.27%) Perl
9 93 (5.72%) Scala
10 73 (4.49%) Bash Shell
11 70 (4.30%) Ruby
12 42 (2.58%) Erlang
13 32 (1.97%) R
14 28 (1.72%) PHP
15 26 (1.60%) F#
16 25 (1.54%) Go
17 24 (1.48%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.17%) T-SQL
20 17 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 433 (26.61%) Degree
2 76 (4.67%) PhD
3 70 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (2.89%) CCNP
5 34 (2.09%) CCIE
6 29 (1.78%) CCNA
7 10 (0.61%) JNCIA
7 10 (0.61%) JNCIP
8 8 (0.49%) JNCIE
9 7 (0.43%) JNCIS
10 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CCSA
13 2 (0.12%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.12%) HND
13 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.061%) MCSA
14 1 (0.061%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.56%) QA
2 2 (0.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.061%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (2.27%) Docker
2 16 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.68%) NFS
4 8 (0.49%) Squid
5 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.25%) Firmware
6 4 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.061%) KVM
8 1 (0.061%) oVirt
8 1 (0.061%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (4.06%) Puppet
2 53 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (2.34%) Nagios
4 33 (2.03%) Ansible
5 20 (1.23%) Salt
6 14 (0.86%) Graphite
6 14 (0.86%) Terraform
7 10 (0.61%) Cobbler
8 9 (0.55%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.37%) Grafana
9 6 (0.37%) Pingdom
9 6 (0.37%) yum
10 5 (0.31%) Icinga
10 5 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.25%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.18%) SCOM
13 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 110 (6.76%) TIBCO
2 102 (6.27%) Oracle
3 84 (5.16%) Cisco
4 43 (2.64%) Red Hat
5 40 (2.46%) Juniper
6 38 (2.34%) Microsoft
7 33 (2.03%) IBM
8 30 (1.84%) Splunk
9 27 (1.66%) Bloomberg
9 27 (1.66%) Sybase
10 25 (1.54%) Google
11 18 (1.11%) EMC
12 17 (1.04%) SolarWinds
13 16 (0.98%) F5
13 16 (0.98%) Sun
14 15 (0.92%) Currenex
15 14 (0.86%) Adobe
15 14 (0.86%) Facebook
16 13 (0.80%) Solace
17 12 (0.74%) StreamBase
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harrington Starr
Salary: £21648 - £36080 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Contract: £450-£550
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £150000 - £175000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago