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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 369 336 269
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -67
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 784 898 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.79% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.95% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 698 805 771
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%

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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -35 765 £70,000 - 90
London -22 689 £72,500 +3.57% 83
City of London -20 190 £75,000 +7.14% 42
East of England +32 37 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Hertfordshire +19 24 £60,000 - 3
St Albans - 21 £60,000 - 3
South East +5 18 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +19 15 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Glasgow +14 13 £65,000 +36.84% 1
East Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 13 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +27 12 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge +25 12 £65,000 - 2
Docklands, London +9 12 £90,000 +16.12%
Surrey +3 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -9 5 £62,500 +13.63%
West Midlands -52 5 £62,500 +52.43%
Berkshire +15 4 £46,000 -16.36% 1
High Wycombe - 4 £44,000 -
Dundee -1 2 £42,233 +20.66%
Guildford -4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £30,000 -60.00%
South West -16 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Woking - 2 - -
Chertsey - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +12 1 £44,000 -29.60%
Reading +4 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -9 1 £62,500 +13.63%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 738 (50.55%) Java
2 708 (48.49%) Finance
3 690 (47.26%) Multithreading
4 534 (36.58%) Linux
5 493 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 400 (27.40%) C++
7 382 (26.16%) UNIX
8 379 (25.96%) Front Office
9 318 (21.78%) SQL
10 313 (21.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 294 (20.14%) TDD
12 284 (19.45%) Banking
13 283 (19.38%) Software Engineering
14 275 (18.84%) C#
15 273 (18.70%) Degree
16 270 (18.49%) Python
17 256 (17.53%) OO
18 241 (16.51%) Spring
19 214 (14.66%) Computer Science
20 192 (13.15%) .NET
21 184 (12.60%) Equities
22 182 (12.47%) Oracle
23 160 (10.96%) Fixed Income
23 160 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
24 158 (10.82%) FIX Protocol
25 156 (10.68%) Algorithms
26 154 (10.55%) Investment Banking
27 151 (10.34%) JavaScript
28 150 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
29 147 (10.07%) OOD

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (3.15%) Tomcat
1 46 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 19 (1.30%) Apache
5 18 (1.23%) JBoss
6 17 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.89%) Node.js
7 13 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.27%) MTS
10 4 (0.27%) Lightstreamer
10 4 (0.27%) nginx
10 4 (0.27%) GemFire
11 3 (0.21%) Confluence
11 3 (0.21%) Jetty
11 3 (0.21%) Drupal
11 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 93 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.12%) MS Office
3 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (1.10%) MetaTrader
2 10 (0.68%) RMDS
3 7 (0.48%) Eikon
4 4 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.62%) SaaS
3 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.21%) IaaS
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.55%) Multicast
2 57 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 47 (3.22%) Firewall
4 40 (2.74%) Internet
5 33 (2.26%) BGP
6 23 (1.58%) WAN
7 17 (1.16%) OSPF
8 16 (1.10%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.10%) LAN
9 15 (1.03%) VPN
9 15 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (0.89%) SNMP
10 13 (0.89%) EIGRP
11 12 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.75%) AMQP
13 10 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (0.62%) MPLS
14 9 (0.62%) SAN
14 9 (0.62%) NX-OS
15 8 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 74 (5.07%) Big Data
4 68 (4.66%) Hadoop
5 53 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 34 (2.33%) KDB
8 33 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 31 (2.12%) MySQL
10 29 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.03%) Redis
15 14 (0.96%) Aerospike
16 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.89%) OLAP
17 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (0.75%) HBase
19 9 (0.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 69 (4.73%) NUnit
2 62 (4.25%) Maven
3 56 (3.84%) TeamCity
3 56 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (3.42%) JUnit
5 48 (3.29%) Selenium
5 48 (3.29%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.88%) Subversion
7 36 (2.47%) JIRA
8 26 (1.78%) Moq
9 23 (1.58%) Git (software)
10 18 (1.23%) Ant
11 17 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
12 15 (1.03%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.96%) Hudson
14 12 (0.82%) Gradle
15 11 (0.75%) JBehave
16 9 (0.62%) MSTest
16 9 (0.62%) GCC
17 8 (0.55%) AccuRev
General
1 708 (48.49%) Finance
2 379 (25.96%) Front Office
3 284 (19.45%) Banking
4 154 (10.55%) Investment Banking
5 70 (4.79%) Financial Institution
6 44 (3.01%) Back Office
7 42 (2.88%) Retail
8 37 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 31 (2.12%) Legal
10 26 (1.78%) Games
11 14 (0.96%) Advertising
12 9 (0.62%) Law
12 9 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Marketing
15 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.068%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.068%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1010 (69.18%) Developer
2 490 (33.56%) Java Developer
3 234 (16.03%) C++ Developer
4 212 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 183 (12.53%) C# Developer
6 92 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 88 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 81 (5.55%) .NET Developer
9 78 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 61 (4.18%) Senior C# Developer
11 53 (3.63%) Network Engineer
11 53 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 50 (3.42%) Senior C++ Developer
13 41 (2.81%) Junior
13 41 (2.81%) Core Java Developer
14 39 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (2.47%) Technical Leader
16 35 (2.40%) Junior Developer
17 33 (2.26%) C# Software Engineer
18 31 (2.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (16.51%) Spring
2 192 (13.15%) .NET
3 158 (10.82%) FIX Protocol
4 140 (9.59%) XML
5 128 (8.77%) WCF
6 127 (8.70%) WPF
7 116 (7.95%) HTML
7 116 (7.95%) STL
8 94 (6.44%) HTML5
9 86 (5.89%) JMS
10 83 (5.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 82 (5.62%) CSS
12 76 (5.21%) Hibernate
12 76 (5.21%) REST
13 75 (5.14%) jQuery
14 73 (5.00%) ASP.NET
15 71 (4.86%) Web Services
16 65 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 63 (4.32%) Ajax
18 61 (4.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 313 (21.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 214 (14.66%) Computer Science
3 184 (12.60%) Equities
4 160 (10.96%) Fixed Income
5 156 (10.68%) Algorithms
6 150 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (9.59%) Mathematics
8 127 (8.70%) Hedge funds
9 125 (8.56%) Derivative
10 92 (6.30%) Data Structures
11 61 (4.18%) Equity Derivative
12 38 (2.60%) Physics
12 38 (2.60%) Grid Computing
13 37 (2.53%) Client/Server
14 35 (2.40%) Credit Risk
15 30 (2.05%) Credit Derivative
16 28 (1.92%) Blog
17 24 (1.64%) Spread Betting
18 23 (1.58%) User Experience
18 23 (1.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 534 (36.58%) Linux
2 382 (26.16%) UNIX
3 127 (8.70%) Windows
4 30 (2.05%) Solaris
5 23 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.30%) Android
7 16 (1.10%) CentOS
8 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.14%) SUSE
9 2 (0.14%) Debian
9 2 (0.14%) Fedora
10 1 (0.068%) MVS
10 1 (0.068%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (47.26%) Multithreading
2 493 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (20.14%) TDD
4 283 (19.38%) Software Engineering
5 256 (17.53%) OO
6 160 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (10.07%) OOD
8 143 (9.79%) Algorithmic Trading
9 128 (8.77%) Scrum
10 123 (8.42%) SDLC
11 120 (8.22%) Electronic Trading
12 99 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 82 (5.62%) Concurrent Programming
14 74 (5.07%) MVC
15 71 (4.86%) Unit Testing
16 69 (4.73%) Open Source
17 66 (4.52%) Analytics
18 65 (4.45%) BDD
19 63 (4.32%) OOP
20 59 (4.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 738 (50.55%) Java
2 400 (27.40%) C++
3 318 (21.78%) SQL
4 275 (18.84%) C#
5 270 (18.49%) Python
6 151 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 99 (6.78%) Perl
8 85 (5.82%) PL/SQL
9 75 (5.14%) C
10 69 (4.73%) Scala
11 60 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 44 (3.01%) Objective-C
13 39 (2.67%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.05%) Haskell
15 20 (1.37%) Erlang
15 20 (1.37%) Korn
16 17 (1.16%) Ruby
17 15 (1.03%) Clojure
18 14 (0.96%) Groovy
19 13 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 273 (18.70%) Degree
2 44 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (1.99%) CCNP
4 26 (1.78%) PhD
5 14 (0.96%) CCNA
6 13 (0.89%) CCIE
7 8 (0.55%) CCSP
7 8 (0.55%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.27%) MCSE
8 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.21%) RHCE
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.21%) CISSP
9 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) CHFI
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.14%) GIAC
11 1 (0.068%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.70%) QA
2 24 (1.64%) EMIR
2 24 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (0.82%) Firmware
1 12 (0.82%) Docker
2 10 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) GPFS
5 2 (0.14%) vCloud
5 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.068%) LXC
6 1 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.068%) NFS
6 1 (0.068%) Samba
Systems Management
1 41 (2.81%) Puppet
2 24 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
3 23 (1.58%) Nagios
4 16 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.96%) Ansible
6 8 (0.55%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.41%) Graphite
8 5 (0.34%) WSUS
8 5 (0.34%) MOM
9 4 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.14%) Netcool
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.068%) Cacti
11 1 (0.068%) Munin
11 1 (0.068%) OpenView
11 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.068%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.068%) Mesos
Vendors
1 182 (12.47%) Oracle
2 108 (7.40%) TIBCO
3 88 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 60 (4.11%) Cisco
5 34 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 30 (2.05%) Juniper
7 28 (1.92%) Sybase
8 22 (1.51%) Reuters
9 17 (1.16%) VMware
9 17 (1.16%) F5
10 13 (0.89%) Splunk
10 13 (0.89%) Bloomberg
10 13 (0.89%) IBM
11 10 (0.68%) HP
11 10 (0.68%) DataSynapse
11 10 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.62%) StreamBase
13 8 (0.55%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.55%) Fortinet
13 8 (0.55%) CheckPoint
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £900000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum flexible based on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Yearly Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago