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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 879 867 831
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 14 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.035% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.042% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 34
Average salary £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £99,250 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary - £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 3 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 28 August 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
London -7 14 £82,500 - 6
England -22 14 £82,500 - 7
City of London +20 13 £78,750 -4.54% 6

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 35 (81.40%) C++
3 32 (74.42%) Linux
4 27 (62.79%) Finance
4 27 (62.79%) Multithreading
5 23 (53.49%) UNIX
6 20 (46.51%) STL
7 19 (44.19%) C
8 14 (32.56%) Solaris
9 12 (27.91%) OO
10 11 (25.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (23.26%) Front Office
11 10 (23.26%) OOD
12 9 (20.93%) Java
13 8 (18.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (16.28%) Electronic Trading
14 7 (16.28%) Algorithmic Trading
14 7 (16.28%) Ultra Messaging
15 6 (13.95%) TIBCO EMS
15 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
15 6 (13.95%) Rendezvous
15 6 (13.95%) JMS
16 5 (11.63%) Banking
16 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
16 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
17 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
17 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
17 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
17 4 (9.30%) Perl

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Multicast
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Junos
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Extranet
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) KDB
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Front Office
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) C++ Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) STL
2 11 (25.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (16.28%) Ultra Messaging
4 6 (13.95%) JMS
4 6 (13.95%) Rendezvous
4 6 (13.95%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Eurex
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 14 (32.56%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) SUSE
5 2 (4.65%) Debian
5 2 (4.65%) Fedora
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 27 (62.79%) Multithreading
3 12 (27.91%) OO
4 10 (23.26%) OOD
5 7 (16.28%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (16.28%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.33%) TDD
10 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C++
2 19 (44.19%) C
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) F#
6 2 (4.65%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) NYFIX
4 2 (4.65%) Patsystems
4 2 (4.65%) GL TRADE
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) SevOne
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
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