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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 864 825 829
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 47 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.058% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 60
Average salary £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,300 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 7 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 31 July 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
(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 -44 46 £82,500 +3.12% 3
London -44 43 £82,500 +3.12% 3
City of London +2 22 £82,500 +42.24% 2
Birmingham +7 3 £55,500 +0.90%
West Midlands -7 3 £55,500 +0.90%
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 50 (50.00%) Linux
3 44 (44.00%) Multithreading
4 40 (40.00%) Finance
4 40 (40.00%) UNIX
5 37 (37.00%) C++
6 32 (32.00%) Java
7 27 (27.00%) Equities
8 24 (24.00%) Banking
8 24 (24.00%) Solaris
8 24 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (22.00%) STL
10 21 (21.00%) OO
11 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 20 (20.00%) Derivative
12 19 (19.00%) Perl
13 18 (18.00%) NetWare
14 16 (16.00%) Hedge funds
15 15 (15.00%) Front Office
15 15 (15.00%) Degree
16 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
16 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
16 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (12.00%) C
17 12 (12.00%) Python
18 11 (11.00%) Cisco
18 11 (11.00%) CCNP
18 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (11.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 9 (9.00%) Computer Science

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Firewall
2 6 (6.00%) BGP
3 4 (4.00%) Network Security
3 4 (4.00%) SDH
3 4 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.00%) VPN
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) Extranet
3 4 (4.00%) DWDM
3 4 (4.00%) MPLS
4 3 (3.00%) Junos
4 3 (3.00%) OSPF
4 3 (3.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.00%) Multicast
6 1 (1.00%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 40 (40.00%) Finance
2 24 (24.00%) Banking
3 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 15 (15.00%) Front Office
5 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.00%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) IP Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.00%) Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) STL
2 11 (11.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (3.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) J2SE
4 1 (1.00%) XML
4 1 (1.00%) WinForms
4 1 (1.00%) Java SE
4 1 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Equities
2 24 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (20.00%) Derivative
4 16 (16.00%) Hedge funds
5 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.00%) Clustering
6 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.00%) Open Source
8 1 (1.00%) Firmware
8 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.00%) Linux
2 40 (40.00%) UNIX
3 24 (24.00%) Solaris
4 18 (18.00%) NetWare
5 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.00%) SUSE
7 4 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 44 (44.00%) Multithreading
3 21 (21.00%) OO
4 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (8.00%) OOD
4 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (4.00%) Release Management
6 4 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.00%) Scrum
6 4 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (3.00%) OOP
7 3 (3.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) C++
2 32 (32.00%) Java
3 19 (19.00%) Perl
4 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.00%) C
5 12 (12.00%) Python
6 8 (8.00%) Korn
7 5 (5.00%) C#
8 4 (4.00%) F#
9 3 (3.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.00%) CCNP
2 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.00%) CCNA
4 4 (4.00%) CCIP
4 4 (4.00%) CCIE
5 3 (3.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (11.00%) Cisco
3 5 (5.00%) Juniper
4 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) Sybase
5 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
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