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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 340 429 322
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -107
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 893 698 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.67% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.78% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 757 636 831
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%

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
87040 89452 89596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72221 73471 71288
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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 +72 862 £75,000 +7.14% 123
London +44 795 £78,750 +5.00% 110
City of London +45 209 £76,250 +1.66% 35
South East +31 40 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Scotland +7 19 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Glasgow -8 19 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +17 15 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Oxfordshire +9 15 £45,000 -48.57% 1
Oxford - 15 £45,000 -
East of England -3 13 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 13 £60,000 - 1
Wales +8 9 £45,000 -23.72%
South Wales -1 9 £45,000 -23.72%
St Albans -3 9 £60,000 -
Durham - 8 - - 2
Maidenhead - 8 £52,500 -
North East - 8 - - 3
Torfaen +5 7 £45,000 -23.72%
Cwmbran +5 7 £45,000 -23.72%
Surrey +7 6 £55,000 -
Reading +4 4 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Woking - 4 £55,000 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
Kent - 3 £40,000 -
North West +31 2 £41,500 -2.35%
Manchester +21 2 £41,500 -2.35%
Guildford -2 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Staffordshire -8 2 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -32 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £92,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 896 (49.15%) Java
2 895 (49.09%) Finance
3 792 (43.44%) Multithreading
4 636 (34.89%) Linux
5 576 (31.60%) C++
6 561 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 469 (25.73%) Python
8 441 (24.19%) Degree
9 438 (24.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 436 (23.92%) Software Engineering
11 422 (23.15%) Unix
12 381 (20.90%) SQL
13 367 (20.13%) C#
14 357 (19.58%) OO
15 345 (18.92%) Front Office
16 326 (17.88%) Computer Science
17 301 (16.51%) TDD
18 272 (14.92%) .NET
19 269 (14.76%) JavaScript
20 247 (13.55%) Banking
21 240 (13.17%) Electronic Trading
22 236 (12.95%) Equities
23 215 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
24 204 (11.19%) Algorithms
25 202 (11.08%) FIX Protocol
26 194 (10.64%) Mathematics
27 188 (10.31%) Spring
28 180 (9.87%) Fixed Income
29 178 (9.76%) Data Structures
30 173 (9.49%) STL

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 23 (1.26%) Node.js
3 23 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (0.93%) Apache
6 16 (0.88%) CMS
7 15 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.44%) Confluence
8 8 (0.44%) JBoss
9 6 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.22%) GemFire
10 4 (0.22%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.22%) MTS
11 3 (0.16%) Drupal
11 3 (0.16%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.16%) Jetty
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 80 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.60%) MS Office
3 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.49%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.48%) SaaS
3 24 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
3 24 (1.32%) GitHub
4 21 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.55%) PaaS
8 8 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.16%) Multicast
2 78 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 52 (2.85%) Firewall
4 45 (2.47%) BGP
5 38 (2.08%) Internet
6 36 (1.97%) OSPF
7 26 (1.43%) WAN
8 23 (1.26%) LAN
8 23 (1.26%) Network Security
8 23 (1.26%) VPN
9 19 (1.04%) MPLS
10 17 (0.93%) HTTP
11 15 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 14 (0.77%) SAN
12 14 (0.77%) SNMP
13 13 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.66%) X.509
15 10 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.55%) DNS
15 10 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (6.42%) NoSQL
2 106 (5.81%) Big Data
3 100 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 71 (3.89%) Hadoop
5 70 (3.84%) MongoDB
6 67 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 61 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 58 (3.18%) KDB
9 47 (2.58%) MySQL
10 39 (2.14%) Redis
11 37 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (1.10%) HBase
14 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.77%) RavenDB
16 13 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.60%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 76 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 72 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 67 (3.68%) Maven
4 62 (3.40%) TeamCity
5 54 (2.96%) JIRA
6 52 (2.85%) NUnit
7 51 (2.80%) Subversion
8 46 (2.52%) JUnit
9 43 (2.36%) Moq
10 42 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (2.14%) Selenium
12 29 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (1.32%) NuGet
14 20 (1.10%) Phabricator
15 16 (0.88%) Hudson
16 13 (0.71%) Ant
16 13 (0.71%) MSTest
17 9 (0.49%) Artifactory
17 9 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 895 (49.09%) Finance
2 345 (18.92%) Front Office
3 247 (13.55%) Banking
4 124 (6.80%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.29%) Financial Institution
6 54 (2.96%) Games
7 50 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.87%) Marketing
9 31 (1.70%) Back Office
10 24 (1.32%) Law
11 18 (0.99%) Advertising
12 14 (0.77%) Retail
13 12 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.49%) Legal
15 8 (0.44%) Publishing
16 5 (0.27%) Electronics
17 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
18 1 (0.055%) Local Government
18 1 (0.055%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.055%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1328 (72.85%) Developer
2 628 (34.45%) Java Developer
3 339 (18.60%) C++ Developer
4 220 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 202 (11.08%) C# Developer
6 161 (8.83%) .NET Developer
7 144 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 107 (5.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 100 (5.49%) Python Developer
10 97 (5.32%) Software Engineer
11 68 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 67 (3.68%) Linux Developer
13 62 (3.40%) Senior C++ Developer
14 60 (3.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 60 (3.29%) Java Engineer
15 59 (3.24%) Analyst
15 59 (3.24%) Front Office Developer
16 56 (3.07%) SQL Developer
17 55 (3.02%) Programmer
18 53 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (14.92%) .NET
2 202 (11.08%) FIX Protocol
3 188 (10.31%) Spring
4 173 (9.49%) STL
5 147 (8.06%) HTML
6 133 (7.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 133 (7.30%) J2SE
7 117 (6.42%) CSS
7 117 (6.42%) HTML5
8 112 (6.14%) XML
9 111 (6.09%) Web Services
10 107 (5.87%) REST
10 107 (5.87%) WCF
11 96 (5.27%) ASP.NET
11 96 (5.27%) JMS
12 93 (5.10%) AngularJS
13 91 (4.99%) jQuery
14 86 (4.72%) WPF
15 85 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (4.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 438 (24.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 326 (17.88%) Computer Science
3 236 (12.95%) Equities
4 215 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
5 204 (11.19%) Algorithms
6 194 (10.64%) Mathematics
7 180 (9.87%) Fixed Income
8 178 (9.76%) Data Structures
9 163 (8.94%) Hedge funds
10 94 (5.16%) Derivative
11 81 (4.44%) Physics
12 57 (3.13%) Fintech
13 44 (2.41%) Client/Server
14 43 (2.36%) Data Centre
15 37 (2.03%) Management Information System
16 34 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
17 32 (1.76%) User Experience
18 27 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
19 23 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
20 22 (1.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 636 (34.89%) Linux
2 422 (23.15%) Unix
3 160 (8.78%) Windows
4 35 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.70%) CentOS
6 30 (1.65%) Solaris
7 23 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.99%) Android
9 15 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.055%) SUSE
12 1 (0.055%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (43.44%) Multithreading
2 561 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (23.92%) Software Engineering
4 357 (19.58%) OO
5 301 (16.51%) TDD
6 240 (13.17%) Electronic Trading
7 170 (9.33%) Algorithmic Trading
8 161 (8.83%) SDLC
9 152 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
10 148 (8.12%) Concurrent Programming
11 144 (7.90%) Scrum
12 133 (7.30%) High Availability
13 129 (7.08%) Open Source
14 127 (6.97%) OOD
15 120 (6.58%) MVC
16 111 (6.09%) Analytics
17 108 (5.92%) DevOps
17 108 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 107 (5.87%) Risk Management
19 105 (5.76%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 896 (49.15%) Java
2 576 (31.60%) C++
3 469 (25.73%) Python
4 381 (20.90%) SQL
5 367 (20.13%) C#
6 269 (14.76%) JavaScript
7 128 (7.02%) C
8 123 (6.75%) Perl
9 83 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 74 (4.06%) Scala
11 54 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 50 (2.74%) Ruby
13 48 (2.63%) Erlang
14 32 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 29 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 27 (1.48%) F#
18 24 (1.32%) PHP
19 19 (1.04%) R
20 16 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 441 (24.19%) Degree
2 65 (3.57%) PhD
3 57 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (1.97%) CCNP
5 26 (1.43%) CCIE
6 22 (1.21%) CCNA
7 5 (0.27%) JNCIE
7 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.16%) ISEB
9 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.16%) MCSE
9 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.16%) RHCE
10 2 (0.11%) CCSA
10 2 (0.11%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.11%) HND
11 1 (0.055%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.62%) QA
2 6 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (0.33%) EMIR
3 5 (0.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (2.41%) Docker
2 9 (0.49%) NFS
3 8 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.33%) Firmware
6 5 (0.27%) DFS Replication
6 5 (0.27%) Squid
6 5 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.22%) LXC
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.16%) GPFS
9 1 (0.055%) KVM
9 1 (0.055%) oVirt
9 1 (0.055%) Samba
9 1 (0.055%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (3.46%) Puppet
2 46 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.87%) Nagios
4 25 (1.37%) Ansible
5 19 (1.04%) Salt
6 14 (0.77%) Graphite
7 12 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
8 10 (0.55%) CFEngine
8 10 (0.55%) Cobbler
9 9 (0.49%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.44%) Terraform
11 6 (0.33%) Pingdom
11 6 (0.33%) yum
12 5 (0.27%) Grafana
12 5 (0.27%) Icinga
12 5 (0.27%) Mesos
12 5 (0.27%) WMI
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 127 (6.97%) TIBCO
2 119 (6.53%) Oracle
3 82 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 76 (4.17%) Cisco
5 43 (2.36%) Bloomberg
6 39 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 39 (2.14%) Sybase
7 36 (1.97%) IBM
8 27 (1.48%) Splunk
9 23 (1.26%) Google
9 23 (1.26%) Sun
10 22 (1.21%) Juniper
11 18 (0.99%) Facebook
12 16 (0.88%) SolarWinds
13 15 (0.82%) Solace
14 14 (0.77%) EMC
15 12 (0.66%) Cognos
15 12 (0.66%) Coverity
15 12 (0.66%) Pega
16 11 (0.60%) Xamarin
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + equity + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 25 - 55k Neg on experience +bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 days ago