The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 871 843 833
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 64 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.040% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.050% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 46
Average salary £80,000 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £58,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 6 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -20 64 £80,000 -11.11% 5
London -36 59 £80,100 -11.00% 5
City of London +1 16 £82,500 - 2
South East - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey - 5 £45,000 -
Guildford - 5 £45,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 85 (65.89%) Linux
3 57 (44.19%) UNIX
4 55 (42.64%) Finance
5 50 (38.76%) C++
6 44 (34.11%) Degree
7 42 (32.56%) Perl
8 39 (30.23%) Bash Shell
9 38 (29.46%) Python
9 38 (29.46%) Red Hat
9 38 (29.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (27.13%) Solaris
11 32 (24.81%) Java
12 30 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 29 (22.48%) QA
14 28 (21.71%) Multithreading
14 28 (21.71%) SUSE
14 28 (21.71%) STL
15 27 (20.93%) Front Office
15 27 (20.93%) Korn
16 26 (20.16%) Computer Science
16 26 (20.16%) OO
17 23 (17.83%) Regression Testing
17 23 (17.83%) Hedge funds
18 19 (14.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 17 (13.18%) Embedded Systems
20 15 (11.63%) Banking
20 15 (11.63%) C
21 11 (8.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 10 (7.75%) Electronic Trading

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) SAN
2 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.88%) DWDM
3 5 (3.88%) MPLS
3 5 (3.88%) SDH
3 5 (3.88%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.33%) Multicast
5 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) NAS
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Subversion
1 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (42.64%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Front Office
3 15 (11.63%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Electronics
6 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (46.51%) Developer
2 27 (20.93%) C++ Developer
3 24 (18.60%) UNIX Engineer
4 21 (16.28%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.43%) FPGA Developer
5 7 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.43%) Designer
5 7 (5.43%) FPGA Designer
6 6 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) Senior Designer
7 5 (3.88%) IP Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Senior IP Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Graduate
9 3 (2.33%) Applications Support
10 2 (1.55%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (1.55%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (1.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) STL
2 19 (14.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (6.20%) Middleware
4 4 (3.10%) Java SE
5 3 (2.33%) J2SE
5 3 (2.33%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.55%) JPA
6 2 (1.55%) Spring
6 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.55%) JSP
6 2 (1.55%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) JMS
7 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.83%) Hedge funds
3 17 (13.18%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (8.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (7.75%) Equities
6 9 (6.98%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (5.43%) Device Driver
8 7 (5.43%) VHDL
8 7 (5.43%) Verilog
8 7 (5.43%) Derivative
9 4 (3.10%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.33%) CUDA
11 1 (0.78%) ASIC
11 1 (0.78%) Firmware
11 1 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 85 (65.89%) Linux
2 57 (44.19%) UNIX
3 38 (29.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (27.13%) Solaris
5 28 (21.71%) SUSE
6 8 (6.20%) Windows
7 6 (4.65%) AIX
8 4 (3.10%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 30 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (21.71%) Multithreading
4 26 (20.16%) OO
5 23 (17.83%) Regression Testing
6 10 (7.75%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (6.98%) Kernel Tuning
8 8 (6.20%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (6.20%) OOP
8 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.43%) Scrum
9 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.65%) Business Development
11 5 (3.88%) RAD
12 4 (3.10%) OOD
13 3 (2.33%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.33%) Parallel Programming
13 3 (2.33%) Release Management
14 2 (1.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.76%) C++
2 42 (32.56%) Perl
3 39 (30.23%) Bash Shell
4 38 (29.46%) Python
5 32 (24.81%) Java
6 27 (20.93%) Korn
7 15 (11.63%) C
8 7 (5.43%) C#
8 7 (5.43%) F#
9 5 (3.88%) SQL
10 3 (2.33%) Scala
11 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) CCNP
2 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.88%) CCIP
3 5 (3.88%) CCNA
4 3 (2.33%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) ZABBIX
1 8 (6.20%) Puppet
2 7 (5.43%) CFEngine
2 7 (5.43%) Nagios
3 3 (2.33%) Control-M
3 3 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (29.46%) Red Hat
2 10 (7.75%) Altera
3 8 (6.20%) VMware
4 6 (4.65%) Xilinx
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.33%) Sybase
6 2 (1.55%) Intel
7 1 (0.78%) Juniper
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
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Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + + benefits
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Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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