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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 334 254 273
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +19
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 909 1168 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.35% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 821 814 1046
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,995 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+0.01% -7.87%

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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -57 902 £70,000 -6.66% 115
London -47 809 £72,500 -6.45% 103
City of London -10 296 £70,000 -9.67% 58
West Midlands +34 55 £41,000 -11.35% 6
Solihull - 26 £41,000 -
South East -6 18 £47,500 +31.03% 4
Staffordshire -15 16 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Birmingham +12 14 £33,500 -37.67%
Stoke-on-Trent +7 12 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Surrey -1 9 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Docklands, London -3 8 £80,000 +23.07%
Canary Wharf -1 7 £140,000 +55.55%
Leeds -26 7 £35,000 +6.06%
West Yorkshire -28 7 £35,000 +6.06%
Yorkshire -34 7 £35,000 +6.06%
Guildford - 6 £46,250 - 2
Berkshire -7 4 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Scotland -35 4 £41,250 -2.94% 1
South West -8 3 £50,000 -37.50% 2
East of England -10 3 £47,500 -15.92%
Middlesex - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £66,250 +20.45%
Glasgow -24 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Oxford +8 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Dundee -3 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Northern Ireland -5 1 - - 1
Belfast -9 1 - - 1
County Antrim -10 1 - - 1

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1007 (49.85%) Multithreading
2 948 (46.93%) Java
3 939 (46.49%) Finance
4 652 (32.28%) Linux
5 619 (30.64%) C++
6 576 (28.51%) UNIX
7 566 (28.02%) Front Office
8 513 (25.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 493 (24.41%) Banking
10 457 (22.62%) SQL
11 414 (20.50%) Degree
12 397 (19.65%) C#
13 374 (18.51%) OO
14 337 (16.68%) Software Engineering
15 331 (16.39%) Computer Science
16 316 (15.64%) TDD
17 313 (15.50%) Python
18 304 (15.05%) Equities
19 272 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
20 267 (13.22%) Investment Banking
21 259 (12.82%) .NET
22 247 (12.23%) STL
23 242 (11.98%) Algorithmic Trading
24 237 (11.73%) Electronic Trading
25 229 (11.34%) Scrum
26 208 (10.30%) Windows
27 204 (10.10%) Spring
28 199 (9.85%) Fixed Income
29 190 (9.41%) SQL Server
29 190 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (2.23%) Tomcat
2 44 (2.18%) IIS
3 36 (1.78%) Apache
4 25 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
5 23 (1.14%) Node.js
6 21 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
7 20 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.50%) MQSeries
10 7 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.30%) Confluence
11 6 (0.30%) nginx
12 4 (0.20%) GemFire
12 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.15%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.15%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.099%) Jetty
15 1 (0.050%) Mule
Applications
1 51 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) MS Office
4 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.099%) MS Project
6 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.050%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 34 (1.68%) RMDS
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.20%) Summit
3 3 (0.15%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.35%) PaaS
2 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.25%) SaaS
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.90%) BGP
2 91 (4.50%) Firewall
3 85 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.17%) WAN
5 61 (3.02%) Multicast
6 59 (2.92%) EIGRP
7 47 (2.33%) LAN
8 46 (2.28%) OSPF
9 44 (2.18%) MPLS
9 44 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (1.39%) Network Security
10 28 (1.39%) VPN
11 21 (1.04%) Internet
12 18 (0.89%) SAN
13 16 (0.79%) DNS
13 16 (0.79%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.74%) VoIP
14 15 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.59%) RIP
16 11 (0.54%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.70%) KDB
3 82 (4.06%) Big Data
4 79 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 74 (3.66%) MySQL
6 62 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 45 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 45 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 37 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (0.84%) DB2
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.59%) Impala
14 11 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.50%) QlikView
16 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (4.06%) Maven
2 78 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 76 (3.76%) Subversion
4 72 (3.56%) Git (software)
5 61 (3.02%) JIRA
6 42 (2.08%) JUnit
7 40 (1.98%) Hudson
8 31 (1.53%) Ant
9 20 (0.99%) Mockito
10 15 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.69%) NUnit
11 14 (0.69%) Jasmine
12 13 (0.64%) Mercurial
12 13 (0.64%) FlexUnit
13 12 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.59%) Grunt
14 9 (0.45%) Apache Ivy
14 9 (0.45%) Bower
15 8 (0.40%) YourKit
15 8 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 939 (46.49%) Finance
2 566 (28.02%) Front Office
3 493 (24.41%) Banking
4 267 (13.22%) Investment Banking
5 90 (4.46%) Games
6 76 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.63%) Marketing
9 31 (1.53%) Back Office
10 29 (1.44%) Retail
11 27 (1.34%) Advertising
12 17 (0.84%) Legal
13 13 (0.64%) International Banking
14 7 (0.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.20%) Electronics
16 2 (0.099%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.099%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.050%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.050%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1415 (70.05%) Developer
2 616 (30.50%) Java Developer
3 358 (17.72%) C++ Developer
4 261 (12.92%) Senior Developer
5 193 (9.55%) C# Developer
6 168 (8.32%) Senior Java Developer
7 141 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 103 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 88 (4.36%) Network Engineer
10 87 (4.31%) Software Engineer
11 86 (4.26%) .NET Developer
12 79 (3.91%) Analyst
13 74 (3.66%) Programmer
14 71 (3.51%) Team Leader
14 71 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 69 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
16 56 (2.77%) C++ Software Developer
17 47 (2.33%) Architect
18 46 (2.28%) Support Analyst
19 44 (2.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (12.82%) .NET
2 247 (12.23%) STL
3 204 (10.10%) Spring
4 190 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 135 (6.68%) JMS
6 131 (6.49%) J2SE
7 119 (5.89%) Middleware
8 108 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
9 104 (5.15%) Web Services
10 101 (5.00%) WPF
11 99 (4.90%) ASP.NET
11 99 (4.90%) HTML
12 84 (4.16%) Rendezvous
13 83 (4.11%) SOAP
14 79 (3.91%) CSS
15 73 (3.61%) REST
16 67 (3.32%) HTML5
17 62 (3.07%) Hibernate
18 57 (2.82%) jQuery
19 53 (2.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 513 (25.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 331 (16.39%) Computer Science
3 304 (15.05%) Equities
4 199 (9.85%) Fixed Income
5 176 (8.71%) Hedge funds
6 160 (7.92%) Derivative
7 142 (7.03%) Mathematics
8 93 (4.60%) Open Source
9 38 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
10 33 (1.63%) Grid Computing
10 33 (1.63%) Visualisation
11 32 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.34%) Spread Betting
13 21 (1.04%) Physics
14 17 (0.84%) Statistics
14 17 (0.84%) RIA
15 16 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 16 (0.79%) N-Tier
16 15 (0.74%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 652 (32.28%) Linux
2 576 (28.51%) UNIX
3 208 (10.30%) Windows
4 61 (3.02%) Solaris
5 57 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (0.89%) NetWare
7 14 (0.69%) CentOS
8 8 (0.40%) SUSE
9 7 (0.35%) Android
10 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.25%) Debian
11 3 (0.15%) VMS
12 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.099%) Fedora
12 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.099%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.050%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.050%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (49.85%) Multithreading
2 374 (18.51%) OO
3 337 (16.68%) Software Engineering
4 316 (15.64%) TDD
5 272 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (11.98%) Algorithmic Trading
7 237 (11.73%) Electronic Trading
8 229 (11.34%) Scrum
9 145 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (6.98%) BDD
11 119 (5.89%) Unit Testing
12 112 (5.54%) Analytics
12 112 (5.54%) E-Commerce
13 110 (5.45%) OOD
14 106 (5.25%) OOP
15 101 (5.00%) Risk Management
16 88 (4.36%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 87 (4.31%) Pair Programming
18 83 (4.11%) MVC
19 51 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 948 (46.93%) Java
2 619 (30.64%) C++
3 457 (22.62%) SQL
4 397 (19.65%) C#
5 313 (15.50%) Python
6 151 (7.48%) Perl
7 148 (7.33%) C
8 126 (6.24%) JavaScript
9 80 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 71 (3.51%) Scala
11 68 (3.37%) XAML
12 47 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 41 (2.03%) Ruby
14 40 (1.98%) F#
15 39 (1.93%) PHP
16 38 (1.88%) Shell Script
17 30 (1.49%) R
18 19 (0.94%) Lua
19 17 (0.84%) Erlang
20 15 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 414 (20.50%) Degree
2 101 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 93 (4.60%) CCNP
4 62 (3.07%) CCIE
5 29 (1.44%) PhD
6 10 (0.50%) CCNA
7 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.25%) Server+ Certification
8 5 (0.25%) CCSA
8 5 (0.25%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.20%) CCDP
9 4 (0.20%) CCIP
10 3 (0.15%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.15%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.099%) PMP
11 2 (0.099%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.099%) RHCE
11 2 (0.099%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.050%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.67%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.050%) EMIR
3 1 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (1.39%) HDFS
2 13 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) KVM
4 4 (0.20%) Xen
5 2 (0.099%) Squid
5 2 (0.099%) vSphere
5 2 (0.099%) NFS
6 1 (0.050%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.050%) Samba
6 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.050%) vCloud
6 1 (0.050%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (2.18%) Puppet
2 37 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.78%) Nagios
4 32 (1.58%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.15%) Cacti
6 3 (0.15%) Munin
6 3 (0.15%) OSSEC
6 3 (0.15%) OpenView
7 2 (0.099%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.099%) Netcool
7 2 (0.099%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.099%) Ansible
8 1 (0.050%) logstash
8 1 (0.050%) Kibana
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 156 (7.72%) TIBCO
2 147 (7.28%) Oracle
3 133 (6.58%) Cisco
4 125 (6.19%) Sybase
5 105 (5.20%) 29West
6 92 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 85 (4.21%) Juniper
8 57 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 46 (2.28%) Informatica
10 42 (2.08%) F5
11 37 (1.83%) JBoss
12 31 (1.53%) Reuters
13 30 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 22 (1.09%) Google
15 21 (1.04%) Bloomberg
16 20 (0.99%) Adobe
17 15 (0.74%) VMware
18 14 (0.69%) Blue Coat
18 14 (0.69%) IBM
19 12 (0.59%) ION Trading
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday