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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 852 836 839
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 50 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.037% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.046% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 43
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,500 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £94,000 £109,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 5 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 19 September 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 -9 50 £77,500 -3.12% 3
London -25 40 £82,500 +3.12% 3
City of London +20 23 £82,500 +11.86% 3
Birmingham 0 10 £55,500 +8.29%
West Midlands -4 10 £55,500 +8.29%

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (48.00%) Multithreading
4 43 (43.00%) Finance
5 40 (40.00%) UNIX
6 37 (37.00%) C++
7 35 (35.00%) Java
8 33 (33.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (31.00%) Equities
9 31 (31.00%) Banking
10 30 (30.00%) Solaris
11 27 (27.00%) Investment Banking
12 23 (23.00%) Derivative
13 22 (22.00%) NetWare
14 20 (20.00%) Hedge funds
15 19 (19.00%) STL
15 19 (19.00%) Perl
16 18 (18.00%) Cisco
16 18 (18.00%) OO
17 17 (17.00%) CCNP
17 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (16.00%) BGP
18 16 (16.00%) Front Office
19 14 (14.00%) Firewall
19 14 (14.00%) C
20 13 (13.00%) OSPF
21 12 (12.00%) Juniper
21 12 (12.00%) OOD
22 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
22 11 (11.00%) MS Visio

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (11.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) BGP
2 14 (14.00%) Firewall
3 13 (13.00%) OSPF
4 11 (11.00%) Internet
4 11 (11.00%) Extranet
4 11 (11.00%) VPN
4 11 (11.00%) Network Security
5 9 (9.00%) Junos
6 6 (6.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.00%) Multicast
8 3 (3.00%) MPLS
8 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.00%) DNS
9 2 (2.00%) LDAP
9 2 (2.00%) SSH
10 1 (1.00%) NetScreen
10 1 (1.00%) LAN
10 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
1 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
General
1 43 (43.00%) Finance
2 31 (31.00%) Banking
3 27 (27.00%) Investment Banking
4 16 (16.00%) Front Office
5 6 (6.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (49.00%) Developer
2 27 (27.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.00%) Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) Programmer
8 2 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (2.00%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (2.00%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (2.00%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.00%) Equity Analyst
9 1 (1.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) STL
2 9 (9.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) WinForms
3 1 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (31.00%) Equities
3 23 (23.00%) Derivative
4 20 (20.00%) Hedge funds
5 10 (10.00%) Clustering
6 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Open Source
7 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.00%) Linux
2 40 (40.00%) UNIX
3 30 (30.00%) Solaris
4 22 (22.00%) NetWare
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows
7 4 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 48 (48.00%) Multithreading
3 18 (18.00%) OO
4 12 (12.00%) OOD
5 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.00%) Scrum
9 4 (4.00%) Release Management
9 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.00%) Service Management
10 3 (3.00%) BCP
10 3 (3.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.00%) ITSM
10 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (3.00%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.00%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) C++
2 35 (35.00%) Java
3 19 (19.00%) Perl
4 14 (14.00%) C
5 10 (10.00%) Tcl
6 7 (7.00%) C#
6 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.00%) F#
8 5 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (3.00%) Korn
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) CCNP
1 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.00%) Degree
3 9 (9.00%) Check Point Certification
3 9 (9.00%) CCSA
4 7 (7.00%) CCIE
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.00%) OpenView
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Cisco
2 12 (12.00%) Juniper
3 11 (11.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle
6 4 (4.00%) Sybase
7 2 (2.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) Google
8 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.00%) Facebook
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