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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 392 275 328
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +53
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 663 1022 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.98% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.19% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 609 842 746
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -97 645 £70,000 -3.44% 110
London -85 588 £75,000 - 99
City of London -22 185 £75,000 - 53
East of England +14 22 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire -2 18 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South East -22 12 £55,000 -8.33% 6
St Albans - 12 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +7 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Staffordshire -1 9 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Surrey -3 9 £55,000 +37.50% 6
West Midlands -19 9 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Wales - 8 £59,000 -
South Wales - 8 £59,000 -
Cwmbran - 8 £59,000 -
Torfaen - 8 £59,000 -
Glasgow +6 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds -3 5 £42,500 +41.66%
West Yorkshire -21 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Yorkshire -26 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Epsom - 5 £55,000 -
Guildford -7 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £58,750 -
Manchester -3 3 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -11 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington - 3 £32,500 -
South West -22 2 £66,250 +15.21%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 751 (50.57%) Finance
2 739 (49.76%) Multithreading
3 655 (44.11%) Java
4 502 (33.80%) Linux
5 452 (30.44%) C++
6 401 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
7 398 (26.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 384 (25.86%) UNIX
9 361 (24.31%) Front Office
10 317 (21.35%) OO
11 307 (20.67%) Banking
12 273 (18.38%) C#
13 245 (16.50%) Degree
14 243 (16.36%) TDD
15 225 (15.15%) Software Engineering
16 220 (14.81%) SQL
17 207 (13.94%) JavaScript
18 205 (13.80%) STL
19 193 (13.00%) Computer Science
20 181 (12.19%) .NET
21 179 (12.05%) FIX Protocol
22 177 (11.92%) Investment Banking
22 177 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
23 167 (11.25%) HTML
24 166 (11.18%) Windows
25 165 (11.11%) Fixed Income
26 156 (10.51%) Python
27 154 (10.37%) Hedge funds
28 148 (9.97%) Equities
29 144 (9.70%) Algorithmic Trading

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 51 (3.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 19 (1.28%) MQSeries
2 19 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.21%) Node.js
4 17 (1.14%) Apache
5 16 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 9 (0.61%) MTS
7 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.54%) Confluence
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (0.47%) IIS
9 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.34%) Drupal
9 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.34%) CMS
10 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.20%) GemFire
Applications
1 43 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.35%) MS Office
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 12 (0.81%) RMDS
3 11 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.88%) IaaS
2 12 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.67%) PaaS
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.13%) SaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.86%) Firewall
2 73 (4.92%) Multicast
3 69 (4.65%) BGP
4 66 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 50 (3.37%) MPLS
6 47 (3.16%) OSPF
7 44 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 43 (2.90%) Network Security
9 42 (2.83%) VPN
9 42 (2.83%) Internet
10 37 (2.49%) EIGRP
11 36 (2.42%) WAN
12 29 (1.95%) SAN
12 29 (1.95%) LAN
13 28 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (1.48%) DNS
15 17 (1.14%) VPLS
15 17 (1.14%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.01%) Junos
16 15 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 77 (5.19%) MySQL
4 67 (4.51%) Big Data
5 57 (3.84%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 35 (2.36%) KDB
8 27 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.01%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.67%) Redis
12 8 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.54%) OLAP
12 8 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.40%) HBase
15 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (4.71%) JIRA
2 59 (3.97%) Subversion
3 52 (3.50%) GCC
3 52 (3.50%) Visual Studio
4 45 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 42 (2.83%) NUnit
6 41 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 30 (2.02%) GoogleTest
8 29 (1.95%) Jasmine
8 29 (1.95%) Maven
9 25 (1.68%) FlexUnit
9 25 (1.68%) Mockito
9 25 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.48%) Selenium
11 21 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.35%) CppUnit
12 20 (1.35%) FitNesse
12 20 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 751 (50.57%) Finance
2 361 (24.31%) Front Office
3 307 (20.67%) Banking
4 177 (11.92%) Investment Banking
5 77 (5.19%) Financial Institution
6 47 (3.16%) Games
7 37 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.75%) Advertising
9 24 (1.62%) Marketing
10 12 (0.81%) Retail
11 10 (0.67%) Back Office
12 6 (0.40%) Legal
13 5 (0.34%) Law
14 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.13%) International Banking
16 1 (0.067%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.067%) Electronics
16 1 (0.067%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1003 (67.54%) Developer
2 404 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 289 (19.46%) C++ Developer
4 133 (8.96%) C# Developer
5 113 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 83 (5.59%) .NET Developer
7 81 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 69 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 65 (4.38%) Software Engineer
10 60 (4.04%) Software Developer
11 57 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
12 45 (3.03%) Architect
12 45 (3.03%) Analyst
13 35 (2.36%) Team Leader
14 32 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (2.09%) Senior C# Developer
16 30 (2.02%) Web Developer
17 28 (1.89%) Programmer
18 27 (1.82%) Flex Developer
18 27 (1.82%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (13.80%) STL
2 181 (12.19%) .NET
3 179 (12.05%) FIX Protocol
4 167 (11.25%) HTML
5 136 (9.16%) Spring
6 127 (8.55%) HTML5
7 124 (8.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 93 (6.26%) CSS
9 88 (5.93%) XML
10 81 (5.45%) Rendezvous
11 79 (5.32%) JMS
12 78 (5.25%) jQuery
13 76 (5.12%) Middleware
14 68 (4.58%) ASP.NET
15 58 (3.91%) CSS3
15 58 (3.91%) WCF
16 53 (3.57%) WPF
17 50 (3.37%) MFC
18 45 (3.03%) Web Services
19 44 (2.96%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 398 (26.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 193 (13.00%) Computer Science
3 177 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 154 (10.37%) Hedge funds
6 148 (9.97%) Equities
7 140 (9.43%) Algorithms
8 97 (6.53%) Derivative
9 85 (5.72%) Data Structures
10 74 (4.98%) Mathematics
11 52 (3.50%) Open Source
12 33 (2.22%) Grid Computing
13 30 (2.02%) N-Tier
13 30 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
14 29 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.68%) Spread Betting
16 22 (1.48%) User Experience
17 21 (1.41%) Physics
18 20 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
19 17 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 502 (33.80%) Linux
2 384 (25.86%) UNIX
3 166 (11.18%) Windows
4 65 (4.38%) Solaris
5 41 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.88%) CentOS
6 13 (0.88%) Android
7 12 (0.81%) SUSE
8 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.40%) Debian
11 6 (0.40%) Fedora
11 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.27%) NetWare
12 4 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (49.76%) Multithreading
2 401 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (21.35%) OO
4 243 (16.36%) TDD
5 225 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 144 (9.70%) Algorithmic Trading
7 136 (9.16%) OOD
8 127 (8.55%) Scrum
8 127 (8.55%) Electronic Trading
9 112 (7.54%) E-Commerce
10 92 (6.20%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 90 (6.06%) Analytics
12 77 (5.19%) MVC
13 75 (5.05%) BDD
14 68 (4.58%) Pair Programming
15 65 (4.38%) Risk Management
16 57 (3.84%) Unit Testing
16 57 (3.84%) SOA
17 56 (3.77%) OOP
18 55 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 655 (44.11%) Java
2 452 (30.44%) C++
3 273 (18.38%) C#
4 220 (14.81%) SQL
5 207 (13.94%) JavaScript
6 156 (10.51%) Python
7 114 (7.68%) C
8 95 (6.40%) Perl
9 66 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 51 (3.43%) Scala
11 30 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.68%) Erlang
14 23 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.55%) F#
15 22 (1.48%) Clojure
16 19 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.21%) PHP
18 15 (1.01%) Haskell
18 15 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 245 (16.50%) Degree
2 104 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (4.31%) CCNP
4 56 (3.77%) CCIE
5 25 (1.68%) CCNA
6 23 (1.55%) PhD
7 7 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.47%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.47%) CCSA
8 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.27%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.20%) RHCE
11 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.067%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.067%) CCDP
12 1 (0.067%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.85%) QA
2 13 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (0.81%) NFS
1 12 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 12 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.20%) Squid
4 2 (0.13%) Xen
4 2 (0.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.067%) vSphere
5 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.067%) XenApp
5 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.067%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.067%) Firmware
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (2.49%) Puppet
2 25 (1.68%) Nagios
3 20 (1.35%) ZABBIX
4 10 (0.67%) yum
5 9 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.54%) CFEngine
7 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.34%) MOM
9 4 (0.27%) Graphite
9 4 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.20%) SCCM
10 3 (0.20%) Ansible
11 2 (0.13%) OpenView
11 2 (0.13%) Control-M
11 2 (0.13%) Mesos
11 2 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 125 (8.42%) TIBCO
2 119 (8.01%) Cisco
3 109 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 102 (6.87%) 29West
5 95 (6.40%) Oracle
6 71 (4.78%) Juniper
7 56 (3.77%) CheckPoint
8 42 (2.83%) Informatica
9 37 (2.49%) Sybase
10 36 (2.42%) Adobe
11 35 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 32 (2.15%) F5
13 23 (1.55%) Blue Coat
13 23 (1.55%) IBM
14 22 (1.48%) VMware
15 21 (1.41%) Reuters
15 21 (1.41%) Bloomberg
16 17 (1.14%) SolarWinds
17 16 (1.08%) Fortinet
18 15 (1.01%) ION Trading
Surrey
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + COMMISSION
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago