The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 856 887 844
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -43
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 40 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.054% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 31
Average salary £90,000 £80,100 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -19.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,750 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -

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
91880 97952 88496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.00% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74257 78947 72679
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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 +16 40 £90,000 +12.35% 7
London +24 39 £90,000 +9.09% 5
City of London +24 17 £87,500 +6.06% 3
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -
North West - 1 £110,000 -
South West - 1 £110,000 -
Street - 1 £110,000 -
Somerset - 1 £110,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £110,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 81 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 59 (72.84%) Finance
3 54 (66.67%) Linux
4 39 (48.15%) UNIX
5 38 (46.91%) C++
6 29 (35.80%) Multithreading
7 28 (34.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (34.57%) Banking
8 22 (27.16%) Solaris
8 22 (27.16%) Equities
9 20 (24.69%) Investment Banking
9 20 (24.69%) C
9 20 (24.69%) Hedge funds
10 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (20.99%) STL
11 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
12 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
13 14 (17.28%) Perl
13 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
14 13 (16.05%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (16.05%) Java
14 13 (16.05%) Python
14 13 (16.05%) SLA
14 13 (16.05%) VMware
15 12 (14.81%) Front Office
15 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
15 12 (14.81%) Nagios
15 12 (14.81%) SAN
15 12 (14.81%) OO

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
1 10 (12.35%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) SAN
2 11 (13.58%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) DNS
4 7 (8.64%) Multicast
5 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.70%) SSH
6 3 (3.70%) LDAP
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) KDB
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
General
1 59 (72.84%) Finance
2 28 (34.57%) Banking
3 20 (24.69%) Investment Banking
4 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
5 12 (14.81%) Front Office
6 7 (8.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) C++ Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.35%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Administrator
4 9 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Help Desk Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (4.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Support Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) STL
2 9 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (9.88%) Ultra Messaging
3 8 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (6.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (6.17%) Rendezvous
4 5 (6.17%) JMS
5 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) Mason
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) MFC
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (27.16%) Equities
3 20 (24.69%) Hedge funds
4 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 8 (9.88%) Derivative
5 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (8.64%) Eurex
6 7 (8.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (8.64%) Clustering
6 7 (8.64%) Replication
7 5 (6.17%) Open Source
8 3 (3.70%) Statistics
8 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
9 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 39 (48.15%) UNIX
3 22 (27.16%) Solaris
4 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.35%) SUSE
6 8 (9.88%) Windows
7 7 (8.64%) CentOS
7 7 (8.64%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.64%) Debian
7 7 (8.64%) Fedora
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 29 (35.80%) Multithreading
3 13 (16.05%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (14.81%) OO
5 11 (13.58%) OOD
6 10 (12.35%) ITIL
6 10 (12.35%) Investment Management
7 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.88%) CRM
7 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Management
7 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (4.94%) Service Management
10 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (3.70%) People Management
11 3 (3.70%) Market Making
11 3 (3.70%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) C++
2 20 (24.69%) C
3 14 (17.28%) Perl
3 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.05%) Java
4 13 (16.05%) Python
5 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (2.47%) SQL
7 2 (2.47%) F#
8 1 (1.23%) R
8 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) CCNA
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Nagios
1 12 (14.81%) Puppet
1 12 (14.81%) ZABBIX
2 6 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (4.94%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) ServiceNow
5 7 (8.64%) NYFIX
5 7 (8.64%) Patsystems
5 7 (8.64%) GL TRADE
6 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.17%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.94%) Juniper
9 2 (2.47%) Sun
10 1 (1.23%) SevOne
10 1 (1.23%) Splunk
10 1 (1.23%) Facebook
10 1 (1.23%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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