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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 408 298 320
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +22
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 655 1082 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.12% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 605 907 675
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -95 645 £72,500 - 103
London -68 579 £75,000 - 93
City of London -35 144 £75,000 +3.44% 52
East of England +35 23 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Hertfordshire - 23 £60,000 - 2
St Albans - 23 £60,000 - 2
South East -9 16 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West -3 12 £60,000 +3.44% 1
Docklands, London +10 11 £80,000 -
West Midlands -34 7 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Surrey -2 6 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Scotland +13 5 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Staffordshire +9 5 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Hampshire - 5 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £77,500 -
Devon - 4 £53,750 -
Bristol -4 3 £60,000 +3.44% 1
Glasgow -5 3 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Epsom - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham -16 2 £49,500 +47.76%
Yorkshire -22 2 £42,500 +21.42%
North East - 2 £43,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £43,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £43,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent +12 1 £60,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -10 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Guildford -16 1 £50,000 +11.11%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 725 (53.31%) Finance
2 622 (45.74%) Multithreading
3 619 (45.51%) Java
4 512 (37.65%) Linux
5 432 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (28.16%) C++
7 367 (26.99%) UNIX
8 363 (26.69%) Front Office
9 310 (22.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 288 (21.18%) Banking
11 248 (18.24%) C#
12 246 (18.09%) SQL
13 244 (17.94%) Degree
14 243 (17.87%) TDD
15 222 (16.32%) OO
16 199 (14.63%) Spring
17 193 (14.19%) Software Engineering
18 188 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
19 178 (13.09%) Python
20 175 (12.87%) .NET
21 174 (12.79%) JavaScript
22 170 (12.50%) Equities
23 160 (11.76%) Computer Science
24 157 (11.54%) Oracle
25 154 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
26 150 (11.03%) Fixed Income
27 149 (10.96%) Investment Banking
28 133 (9.78%) HTML
29 132 (9.71%) Hedge funds
30 125 (9.19%) Windows

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 35 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.06%) MQSeries
4 20 (1.47%) JBoss
4 20 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
7 15 (1.10%) Apache
8 11 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.74%) Confluence
10 8 (0.59%) Node.js
11 6 (0.44%) nginx
12 5 (0.37%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.29%) IIS
13 4 (0.29%) Lightstreamer
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.22%) Drupal
14 3 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 81 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.94%) MS Office
3 20 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 7 (0.51%) MetaTrader
2 7 (0.51%) RMDS
3 5 (0.37%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.03%) PaaS
3 12 (0.88%) IaaS
4 9 (0.66%) SaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.074%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.85%) Multicast
1 66 (4.85%) Firewall
1 66 (4.85%) Internet
2 52 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 45 (3.31%) BGP
4 32 (2.35%) VPN
5 29 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (2.13%) MPLS
6 27 (1.99%) WAN
7 26 (1.91%) NX-OS
8 25 (1.84%) OSPF
9 24 (1.76%) SNMP
10 22 (1.62%) Network Security
11 21 (1.54%) DNS
12 18 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (1.25%) LAN
14 16 (1.18%) EIGRP
15 14 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (1.03%) AMQP
16 13 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 66 (4.85%) Hadoop
4 65 (4.78%) Big Data
5 61 (4.49%) MySQL
6 34 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 27 (1.99%) KDB
8 24 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.32%) OLAP
13 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.10%) Redis
15 14 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.03%) Aerospike
16 10 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 58 (4.26%) NUnit
2 52 (3.82%) JIRA
3 41 (3.01%) TeamCity
4 40 (2.94%) Selenium
5 35 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 33 (2.43%) GCC
8 28 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 23 (1.69%) AccuRev
9 23 (1.69%) GoogleTest
10 22 (1.62%) JUnit
11 21 (1.54%) Maven
11 21 (1.54%) Subversion
12 11 (0.81%) Grunt
12 11 (0.81%) Moq
12 11 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.74%) FitNesse
13 10 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (0.66%) Git (software)
15 8 (0.59%) CppUnit
General
1 725 (53.31%) Finance
2 363 (26.69%) Front Office
3 288 (21.18%) Banking
4 149 (10.96%) Investment Banking
5 65 (4.78%) Financial Institution
6 55 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.28%) Games
8 22 (1.62%) Back Office
9 21 (1.54%) Legal
10 18 (1.32%) Advertising
11 13 (0.96%) Retail
11 13 (0.96%) Marketing
12 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.37%) Law
14 3 (0.22%) Electronics
14 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.074%) Billing
16 1 (0.074%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 892 (65.59%) Developer
2 408 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 229 (16.84%) C++ Developer
4 167 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 124 (9.12%) C# Developer
6 84 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 70 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 64 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (4.56%) Network Engineer
9 62 (4.56%) Software Engineer
10 57 (4.19%) Software Developer
11 54 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
12 41 (3.01%) Web Developer
13 39 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
14 35 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
15 32 (2.35%) Analyst
16 30 (2.21%) Linux Engineer
16 30 (2.21%) .NET Web Developer
17 29 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
18 26 (1.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (14.63%) Spring
2 175 (12.87%) .NET
3 154 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
4 133 (9.78%) HTML
5 118 (8.68%) XML
5 118 (8.68%) STL
6 117 (8.60%) HTML5
7 92 (6.76%) WCF
7 92 (6.76%) JMS
8 83 (6.10%) jQuery
9 82 (6.03%) CSS
10 81 (5.96%) Ultra Messaging
11 78 (5.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 75 (5.51%) WPF
13 72 (5.29%) ASP.NET
14 70 (5.15%) Ajax
15 68 (5.00%) CSS3
16 63 (4.63%) Web Services
17 61 (4.49%) Middleware
18 57 (4.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 310 (22.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 188 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (12.50%) Equities
4 160 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 150 (11.03%) Fixed Income
6 132 (9.71%) Hedge funds
7 103 (7.57%) Algorithms
8 93 (6.84%) Derivative
9 77 (5.66%) Mathematics
10 54 (3.97%) Data Structures
11 46 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
12 43 (3.16%) Open Source
13 36 (2.65%) N-Tier
14 31 (2.28%) Client/Server
14 31 (2.28%) Spread Betting
15 29 (2.13%) Grid Computing
16 20 (1.47%) Replication
17 19 (1.40%) User Experience
18 17 (1.25%) Credit Risk
18 17 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 512 (37.65%) Linux
2 367 (26.99%) UNIX
3 125 (9.19%) Windows
4 43 (3.16%) Solaris
5 39 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.25%) Android
7 12 (0.88%) SUSE
7 12 (0.88%) CentOS
8 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.44%) Fedora
8 6 (0.44%) Debian
9 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.074%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (45.74%) Multithreading
2 432 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (17.87%) TDD
4 222 (16.32%) OO
5 193 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 123 (9.04%) OOD
7 122 (8.97%) Scrum
8 113 (8.31%) Electronic Trading
8 113 (8.31%) Algorithmic Trading
9 88 (6.47%) E-Commerce
10 82 (6.03%) Concurrent Programming
11 78 (5.74%) MVC
11 78 (5.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 69 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (4.85%) Web Development
14 60 (4.41%) Unit Testing
15 57 (4.19%) BDD
16 56 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
17 54 (3.97%) Analytics
18 53 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 619 (45.51%) Java
2 383 (28.16%) C++
3 248 (18.24%) C#
4 246 (18.09%) SQL
5 178 (13.09%) Python
6 174 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 104 (7.65%) Perl
8 74 (5.44%) PL/SQL
9 72 (5.29%) Bash Shell
10 65 (4.78%) C
11 39 (2.87%) Scala
12 37 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 35 (2.57%) Objective-C
14 25 (1.84%) Erlang
15 23 (1.69%) Haskell
15 23 (1.69%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.62%) Korn
17 17 (1.25%) PHP
18 13 (0.96%) Clojure
18 13 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 244 (17.94%) Degree
2 79 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.31%) CCNP
4 27 (1.99%) CCNA
5 21 (1.54%) CCIE
6 13 (0.96%) PhD
7 12 (0.88%) JNCIP
7 12 (0.88%) CCSP
8 9 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.22%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) RHCE
13 1 (0.074%) CCDP
13 1 (0.074%) CISM
13 1 (0.074%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.074%) CCSA
13 1 (0.074%) CEH
13 1 (0.074%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.22%) QA
2 31 (2.28%) SLA
3 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.44%) EMIR
4 6 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.66%) Firmware
3 8 (0.59%) NFS
4 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) Docker
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.074%) iptables
7 1 (0.074%) vCloud
7 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.074%) XenApp
7 1 (0.074%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.074%) vSphere
7 1 (0.074%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.074%) Xen
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.074%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (2.43%) Nagios
2 30 (2.21%) Puppet
3 22 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (0.88%) Graphite
4 12 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.74%) MOM
6 8 (0.59%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.51%) Ansible
7 7 (0.51%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.51%) yum
8 6 (0.44%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
10 2 (0.15%) Netcool
10 2 (0.15%) Control-M
10 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.074%) SmokePing
11 1 (0.074%) Mesos
11 1 (0.074%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 157 (11.54%) Oracle
2 99 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.91%) TIBCO
4 92 (6.76%) Cisco
5 45 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 31 (2.28%) Juniper
7 23 (1.69%) Sybase
8 20 (1.47%) IBM
8 20 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 20 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 20 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 19 (1.40%) F5
10 17 (1.25%) Informatica
11 16 (1.18%) VMware
11 16 (1.18%) StreamBase
12 14 (1.03%) Bloomberg
13 13 (0.96%) CA
14 11 (0.81%) Intel
14 11 (0.81%) Reuters
15 10 (0.74%) HP
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Great perks and bonus potential
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Global Travel
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
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City, London
McGregor Boyall
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
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Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60k - 90k per year
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London
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Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago