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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 389 320 331
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +11
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 709 947 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.03% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 655 827 680
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -54 693 £70,000 -3.44% 117
London -34 626 £72,500 -3.33% 96
City of London +15 205 £75,000 - 44
East of England +27 21 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Hertfordshire +20 21 £60,000 +50.00% 3
St Albans - 18 £60,000 - 2
South West -18 12 £77,500 +34.78% 1
South East -30 12 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Scotland +7 11 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands -38 10 £55,000 +34.14% 1
Glasgow +3 9 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £77,500 -35.41%
Staffordshire 0 7 £58,750 +17.50%
Surrey -21 7 £52,500 +16.66% 10
North West +13 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Manchester +12 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Birmingham -6 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Yorkshire -19 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
Chessington - 3 £32,500 -
Leeds -14 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales -14 2 £62,000 +131.77%
West Yorkshire -24 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Guildford -26 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kidlington - 2 £65,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 £62,000 -
Epsom - 2 £53,750 -
South Wales - 2 £62,000 -
Somerset - 2 £82,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 746 (54.25%) Finance
2 655 (47.64%) Multithreading
3 609 (44.29%) Java
4 475 (34.55%) Linux
5 410 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (28.44%) C++
7 338 (24.58%) UNIX
8 335 (24.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 333 (24.22%) Front Office
10 291 (21.16%) Banking
11 266 (19.35%) C#
12 242 (17.60%) Degree
12 242 (17.60%) OO
13 238 (17.31%) TDD
14 204 (14.84%) SQL
15 194 (14.11%) JavaScript
16 193 (14.04%) Software Engineering
17 185 (13.45%) .NET
18 179 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
19 170 (12.36%) Computer Science
20 166 (12.07%) Fixed Income
21 158 (11.49%) Spring
22 157 (11.42%) Investment Banking
23 149 (10.84%) HTML
24 147 (10.69%) STL
25 146 (10.62%) Equities
26 144 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
27 143 (10.40%) Python
28 142 (10.33%) Windows
29 135 (9.82%) Hedge funds

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (2.91%) TIBCO EMS
2 30 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.89%) MQSeries
4 22 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.09%) Apache
6 14 (1.02%) JBoss
7 12 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (0.80%) Node.js
9 10 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.65%) Confluence
11 8 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.44%) Drupal
12 6 (0.44%) CMS
12 6 (0.44%) nginx
12 6 (0.44%) MTS
13 5 (0.36%) Lightstreamer
13 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 59 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.82%) MS Office
3 20 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 12 (0.87%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.73%) RMDS
4 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.09%) PaaS
1 15 (1.09%) IaaS
2 10 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.073%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.80%) Firewall
2 62 (4.51%) Multicast
3 60 (4.36%) TCP/IP
4 58 (4.22%) Internet
5 43 (3.13%) BGP
6 34 (2.47%) MPLS
7 31 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (2.18%) VPN
9 27 (1.96%) DNS
10 26 (1.89%) SAN
11 24 (1.75%) Network Security
12 23 (1.67%) WAN
12 23 (1.67%) OSPF
13 21 (1.53%) EIGRP
14 19 (1.38%) SNMP
15 18 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (1.09%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.09%) LAN
17 14 (1.02%) DHCP
18 13 (0.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 78 (5.67%) MySQL
4 64 (4.65%) Big Data
5 61 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 52 (3.78%) Hadoop
7 37 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.33%) KDB
9 19 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.09%) OLAP
12 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.80%) Redis
15 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.58%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.58%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 58 (4.22%) JIRA
2 54 (3.93%) NUnit
3 44 (3.20%) GCC
4 43 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 36 (2.62%) TeamCity
6 34 (2.47%) Selenium
7 33 (2.40%) Jenkins
8 32 (2.33%) Subversion
9 30 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (2.18%) GoogleTest
10 22 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 21 (1.53%) Maven
12 17 (1.24%) AccuRev
12 17 (1.24%) FitNesse
12 17 (1.24%) Jasmine
12 17 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.16%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.16%) CppUnit
14 13 (0.95%) Grunt
15 12 (0.87%) FlexUnit
General
1 746 (54.25%) Finance
2 333 (24.22%) Front Office
3 291 (21.16%) Banking
4 157 (11.42%) Investment Banking
5 71 (5.16%) Financial Institution
6 50 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.33%) Games
8 21 (1.53%) Advertising
9 17 (1.24%) Marketing
10 13 (0.95%) Legal
11 11 (0.80%) Back Office
12 10 (0.73%) Retail
13 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.073%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.073%) Billing
14 1 (0.073%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.073%) International Banking
14 1 (0.073%) Electronics
14 1 (0.073%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.073%) Law
Job Titles
1 927 (67.42%) Developer
2 392 (28.51%) Java Developer
3 255 (18.55%) C++ Developer
4 134 (9.75%) C# Developer
5 131 (9.53%) Senior Developer
6 91 (6.62%) .NET Developer
7 70 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 69 (5.02%) Software Engineer
9 61 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 59 (4.29%) Network Engineer
11 56 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 40 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 37 (2.69%) Analyst
13 37 (2.69%) Web Developer
14 36 (2.62%) Architect
15 35 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
16 34 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
17 28 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
18 27 (1.96%) Programmer
19 25 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (13.45%) .NET
2 158 (11.49%) Spring
3 149 (10.84%) HTML
4 147 (10.69%) STL
5 144 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
6 126 (9.16%) HTML5
7 103 (7.49%) XML
8 91 (6.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 84 (6.11%) CSS
10 83 (6.04%) JMS
10 83 (6.04%) jQuery
11 74 (5.38%) WCF
12 71 (5.16%) Middleware
13 69 (5.02%) ASP.NET
14 63 (4.58%) WPF
15 62 (4.51%) Web Services
15 62 (4.51%) CSS3
16 61 (4.44%) Ajax
17 56 (4.07%) Rendezvous
18 47 (3.42%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 335 (24.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 179 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (12.36%) Computer Science
4 166 (12.07%) Fixed Income
5 146 (10.62%) Equities
6 135 (9.82%) Hedge funds
7 96 (6.98%) Algorithms
7 96 (6.98%) Derivative
8 67 (4.87%) Mathematics
9 63 (4.58%) Data Structures
10 47 (3.42%) Open Source
11 40 (2.91%) N-Tier
12 29 (2.11%) Spread Betting
13 28 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
14 26 (1.89%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.89%) Grid Computing
15 25 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
16 24 (1.75%) User Experience
17 17 (1.24%) Physics
18 15 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 475 (34.55%) Linux
2 338 (24.58%) UNIX
3 142 (10.33%) Windows
4 52 (3.78%) Solaris
5 50 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.16%) SUSE
7 14 (1.02%) Android
7 14 (1.02%) CentOS
8 9 (0.65%) Debian
8 9 (0.65%) Fedora
8 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (47.64%) Multithreading
2 410 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (17.60%) OO
4 238 (17.31%) TDD
5 193 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 128 (9.31%) Scrum
7 126 (9.16%) Algorithmic Trading
8 117 (8.51%) OOD
9 110 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
10 96 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 80 (5.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 77 (5.60%) Analytics
13 70 (5.09%) MVC
14 62 (4.51%) BDD
15 60 (4.36%) SOA
15 60 (4.36%) Web Development
16 58 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
17 55 (4.00%) Unit Testing
18 49 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (3.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 609 (44.29%) Java
2 391 (28.44%) C++
3 266 (19.35%) C#
4 204 (14.84%) SQL
5 194 (14.11%) JavaScript
6 143 (10.40%) Python
7 97 (7.05%) Perl
8 96 (6.98%) C
9 74 (5.38%) Bash Shell
10 51 (3.71%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.76%) Scala
12 30 (2.18%) Objective-C
13 28 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.82%) Erlang
15 21 (1.53%) Haskell
15 21 (1.53%) PHP
15 21 (1.53%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.45%) Clojure
17 19 (1.38%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 242 (17.60%) Degree
2 77 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (3.20%) CCNP
4 29 (2.11%) CCNA
5 23 (1.67%) CCIE
6 20 (1.45%) PhD
7 12 (0.87%) CCSP
7 12 (0.87%) JNCIP
8 11 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.29%) JNCIE
10 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.22%) RHCE
12 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.073%) CCDP
13 1 (0.073%) CISSP
13 1 (0.073%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.31%) QA
2 32 (2.33%) SLA
3 7 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.80%) NFS
3 9 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.51%) Firmware
5 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.22%) Docker
7 2 (0.15%) iptables
7 2 (0.15%) Squid
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.073%) XenApp
8 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.073%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 41 (2.98%) Puppet
2 39 (2.84%) Nagios
3 20 (1.45%) ZABBIX
4 17 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.65%) yum
7 8 (0.58%) CFEngine
7 8 (0.58%) MOM
8 7 (0.51%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.51%) Graphite
9 6 (0.44%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.22%) OpenView
11 3 (0.22%) SCCM
12 2 (0.15%) Control-M
12 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.15%) Ansible
12 2 (0.15%) Mesos
13 1 (0.073%) EdgeSight
13 1 (0.073%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 121 (8.80%) Oracle
2 116 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 110 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 97 (7.05%) 29West
5 91 (6.62%) Cisco
6 43 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.69%) Informatica
8 31 (2.25%) Juniper
9 25 (1.82%) Adobe
9 25 (1.82%) Sybase
9 25 (1.82%) VMware
10 24 (1.75%) SolarWinds
11 23 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.60%) IBM
13 19 (1.38%) ION Trading
14 18 (1.31%) F5
14 18 (1.31%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.24%) StreamBase
15 17 (1.24%) Bloomberg
16 14 (1.02%) Reuters
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + £1,250 Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Flexible on Base depending on exper
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago