The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 157 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 49 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 0
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4033 4251 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.77% 76.82% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3588 3163
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the West Midlands region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Solihull - 29 £41,000 -
Birmingham +19 12 £33,500 -39.09%
Staffordshire -20 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 Low Latency.

1 73 (93.59%) C#
2 57 (73.08%) .NET
3 53 (67.95%) ASP.NET
4 51 (65.38%) XAML
4 51 (65.38%) Scrum
4 51 (65.38%) TDD
4 51 (65.38%) Pair Programming
4 51 (65.38%) Multithreading
4 51 (65.38%) BDD
5 23 (29.49%) SQL
6 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 18 (23.08%) Degree
8 17 (21.79%) OO
9 16 (20.51%) C++
10 15 (19.23%) OOP
10 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (19.23%) Agile Testing
10 15 (19.23%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
11 6 (7.69%) Windows
12 5 (6.41%) Linux
12 5 (6.41%) Middleware
12 5 (6.41%) F#
12 5 (6.41%) Scala
12 5 (6.41%) Haskell
12 5 (6.41%) Erlang
13 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) OLTP
General
1 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.28%) Front Office
1 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (75.64%) Developer
2 57 (73.08%) .NET Developer
3 51 (65.38%) C# Developer
3 51 (65.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 51 (65.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 51 (65.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Tester
4 15 (19.23%) Software Tester
4 15 (19.23%) Analyst
4 15 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.28%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (1.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (73.08%) .NET
2 53 (67.95%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.41%) Middleware
4 4 (5.13%) WinForms
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
1 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Scrum
1 51 (65.38%) TDD
1 51 (65.38%) Pair Programming
1 51 (65.38%) Multithreading
1 51 (65.38%) BDD
2 17 (21.79%) OO
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Testing
3 15 (19.23%) Manual Testing
3 15 (19.23%) OOP
4 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.85%) Complex Event Processing
6 2 (2.56%) SOA
6 2 (2.56%) Web Development
6 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (93.59%) C#
2 51 (65.38%) XAML
3 23 (29.49%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) Haskell
6 5 (6.41%) Erlang
6 5 (6.41%) F#
6 5 (6.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) VB6
7 2 (2.56%) VB
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft