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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 348 267 284
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +17
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 876 1100 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.29% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 789 772 985
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 £40,995 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
93666 85404 91608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.22% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74832 70100 77443
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -78 863 £70,000 -6.66% 86
London -56 768 £70,000 -12.50% 80
City of London -27 250 £70,000 -12.50% 47
West Midlands +7 48 £41,000 +9.33% 2
South East -4 25 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire -6 17 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Solihull - 17 £41,000 -
Birmingham +13 15 £55,500 +8.29%
Stoke-on-Trent +5 11 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Surrey -5 10 £45,000 +24.13% 1
East of England -15 8 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Berkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland -25 6 £41,250 -1.19%
Reading - 6 £50,000 -
Guildford - 6 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf -7 5 £75,000 -16.66%
Docklands, London -8 5 £82,500 +13.79%
Oxfordshire +6 4 £66,250 +20.45%
Middlesex -4 4 £97,500 +85.71%
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
South West - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol - 4 £50,000 -
Leeds -33 3 £70,000 +133.33%
West Yorkshire -43 3 £70,000 +133.33%
Yorkshire -44 3 £70,000 +133.33%
St Albans - 3 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £35,000 -
Oxford +10 2 £68,750 +25.00%
Glasgow -20 2 £47,500 +8.57%
Cambridge - 2 - -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1008 (49.80%) Multithreading
2 972 (48.02%) Java
3 916 (45.26%) Finance
4 619 (30.58%) Linux
5 581 (28.71%) Front Office
6 580 (28.66%) C++
7 548 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
8 541 (26.73%) UNIX
9 524 (25.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 481 (23.76%) Banking
11 439 (21.69%) SQL
12 394 (19.47%) Degree
13 380 (18.77%) OO
14 359 (17.74%) C#
15 322 (15.91%) Software Engineering
16 311 (15.37%) TDD
17 310 (15.32%) Computer Science
18 276 (13.64%) Investment Banking
19 271 (13.39%) Equities
20 263 (12.99%) Python
21 240 (11.86%) STL
22 239 (11.81%) Algorithmic Trading
23 230 (11.36%) .NET
24 226 (11.17%) Electronic Trading
25 205 (10.13%) Spring
26 203 (10.03%) Scrum
27 189 (9.34%) Windows
28 180 (8.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
29 178 (8.79%) Hedge funds
30 176 (8.70%) Fixed Income

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (1.88%) IIS
1 38 (1.88%) Tomcat
2 36 (1.78%) Apache
3 33 (1.63%) TIBCO EMS
4 27 (1.33%) Node.js
5 21 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (0.84%) MQSeries
6 17 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.30%) Confluence
9 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.20%) nginx
11 2 (0.099%) GemFire
11 2 (0.099%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.099%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.099%) Jetty
11 2 (0.099%) MTS
Applications
1 48 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.35%) MS Office
4 3 (0.15%) MS Project
4 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 35 (1.73%) RMDS
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.099%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.049%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.30%) IaaS
2 6 (0.30%) PaaS
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.73%) BGP
2 107 (5.29%) Firewall
3 88 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 71 (3.51%) WAN
5 70 (3.46%) EIGRP
6 69 (3.41%) Multicast
7 65 (3.21%) OSPF
8 57 (2.82%) MPLS
9 53 (2.62%) LAN
10 47 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (1.98%) Network Security
12 38 (1.88%) VPN
13 29 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (1.19%) Internet
15 20 (0.99%) SAN
16 18 (0.89%) Junos
17 17 (0.84%) DNS
17 17 (0.84%) RIP
18 15 (0.74%) Ethernet
18 15 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.25%) KDB
3 81 (4.00%) Big Data
4 79 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 67 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 65 (3.21%) MySQL
7 47 (2.32%) Hadoop
8 41 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 36 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 35 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.59%) DB2
13 11 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.54%) Impala
14 10 (0.49%) QlikView
14 10 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (4.20%) Subversion
2 81 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 79 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 79 (3.90%) Maven
4 67 (3.31%) JIRA
5 38 (1.88%) Hudson
6 28 (1.38%) Ant
7 25 (1.24%) JUnit
8 18 (0.89%) Jasmine
8 18 (0.89%) Mockito
9 17 (0.84%) FlexUnit
10 15 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.69%) NUnit
12 13 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.64%) Mercurial
12 13 (0.64%) Grunt
13 12 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.59%) GCC
14 10 (0.49%) Bower
15 8 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
General
1 916 (45.26%) Finance
2 581 (28.71%) Front Office
3 481 (23.76%) Banking
4 276 (13.64%) Investment Banking
5 94 (4.64%) Games
6 73 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 37 (1.83%) Marketing
9 34 (1.68%) Advertising
10 28 (1.38%) Back Office
11 23 (1.14%) Retail
12 13 (0.64%) Legal
12 13 (0.64%) International Banking
13 7 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.20%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.049%) Law
15 1 (0.049%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.049%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.049%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1395 (68.92%) Developer
2 642 (31.72%) Java Developer
3 336 (16.60%) C++ Developer
4 251 (12.40%) Senior Developer
5 170 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 164 (8.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 116 (5.73%) Software Developer
8 102 (5.04%) Network Engineer
9 100 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 86 (4.25%) .NET Developer
11 83 (4.10%) Software Engineer
12 81 (4.00%) Team Leader
13 75 (3.71%) Analyst
14 65 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 63 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
16 55 (2.72%) Programmer
17 53 (2.62%) Architect
18 43 (2.12%) C++ Software Developer
19 40 (1.98%) Support Analyst
20 39 (1.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (11.86%) STL
2 230 (11.36%) .NET
3 205 (10.13%) Spring
4 180 (8.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 141 (6.97%) JMS
6 124 (6.13%) J2SE
7 122 (6.03%) Middleware
8 111 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
9 106 (5.24%) HTML
10 95 (4.69%) Rendezvous
10 95 (4.69%) ASP.NET
11 90 (4.45%) Web Services
12 84 (4.15%) CSS
13 74 (3.66%) WPF
14 73 (3.61%) SOAP
15 72 (3.56%) HTML5
16 66 (3.26%) XML
17 64 (3.16%) REST
18 58 (2.87%) Hibernate
19 57 (2.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 524 (25.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 310 (15.32%) Computer Science
3 271 (13.39%) Equities
4 178 (8.79%) Hedge funds
5 176 (8.70%) Fixed Income
6 161 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
7 143 (7.07%) Derivative
8 123 (6.08%) Mathematics
9 88 (4.35%) Open Source
10 34 (1.68%) Visualisation
11 29 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.28%) Spread Betting
13 24 (1.19%) Grid Computing
14 23 (1.14%) Physics
15 21 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
16 19 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.94%) User Experience
17 17 (0.84%) Statistics
18 16 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 16 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 619 (30.58%) Linux
2 541 (26.73%) UNIX
3 189 (9.34%) Windows
4 70 (3.46%) Solaris
5 54 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.09%) NetWare
7 10 (0.49%) CentOS
8 5 (0.25%) SUSE
9 4 (0.20%) Android
10 3 (0.15%) VMS
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.049%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.049%) Debian
12 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1008 (49.80%) Multithreading
2 548 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (18.77%) OO
4 322 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 311 (15.37%) TDD
6 239 (11.81%) Algorithmic Trading
7 226 (11.17%) Electronic Trading
8 203 (10.03%) Scrum
9 135 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 132 (6.52%) BDD
11 121 (5.98%) E-Commerce
11 121 (5.98%) OOD
12 117 (5.78%) OOP
13 113 (5.58%) Unit Testing
14 109 (5.39%) Risk Management
15 102 (5.04%) Analytics
16 99 (4.89%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 91 (4.50%) MVC
18 89 (4.40%) Pair Programming
19 86 (4.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 972 (48.02%) Java
2 580 (28.66%) C++
3 439 (21.69%) SQL
4 359 (17.74%) C#
5 263 (12.99%) Python
6 149 (7.36%) JavaScript
7 142 (7.02%) C
8 138 (6.82%) Perl
9 76 (3.75%) Scala
10 70 (3.46%) Bash Shell
11 61 (3.01%) XAML
12 40 (1.98%) F#
13 37 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 36 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.63%) PHP
16 32 (1.58%) Ruby
17 23 (1.14%) R
18 19 (0.94%) Erlang
19 18 (0.89%) PL/SQL
20 17 (0.84%) Lua
Qualifications
1 394 (19.47%) Degree
2 120 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (5.14%) CCNP
4 77 (3.80%) CCIE
5 30 (1.48%) PhD
6 11 (0.54%) CCNA
7 9 (0.44%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (0.44%) CCSA
8 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.25%) CCDP
9 5 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
10 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.15%) CCIP
11 3 (0.15%) RHCE
11 3 (0.15%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.15%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.15%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.099%) PMP
12 2 (0.099%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.049%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.049%) EMIR
3 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (1.38%) HDFS
2 13 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.15%) KVM
5 2 (0.099%) vSphere
5 2 (0.099%) Squid
5 2 (0.099%) Xen
5 2 (0.099%) NFS
6 1 (0.049%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.049%) Samba
6 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.049%) vCloud
6 1 (0.049%) Docker
6 1 (0.049%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 42 (2.08%) Puppet
2 34 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (1.68%) Nagios
3 31 (1.53%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.20%) OSSEC
5 4 (0.20%) Cacti
5 4 (0.20%) Munin
6 3 (0.15%) Ansible
6 3 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.099%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.099%) OpenView
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.049%) YUM
8 1 (0.049%) SCCM
8 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.049%) Kibana
8 1 (0.049%) logstash
Vendors
1 160 (7.91%) TIBCO
2 149 (7.36%) Cisco
3 134 (6.62%) Oracle
4 121 (5.98%) 29West
5 108 (5.34%) Sybase
6 102 (5.04%) Juniper
7 94 (4.64%) Microsoft
8 58 (2.87%) F5
9 52 (2.57%) Informatica
10 51 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 48 (2.37%) CheckPoint
12 34 (1.68%) Reuters
13 30 (1.48%) JBoss
14 26 (1.28%) Adobe
15 24 (1.19%) Blue Coat
16 23 (1.14%) Google
17 21 (1.04%) IBM
17 21 (1.04%) Bloomberg
18 14 (0.69%) Fortinet
18 14 (0.69%) Ab Initio
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago