The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 218 173 191
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +18
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 10 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.86% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.08% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 47 20
Average salary £61,250 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.39% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £41,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -3.52%
Low Latency
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4807 4362 4272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.92% 79.85% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 3645 3607
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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
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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
Staffordshire +16 9 £62,500 +56.25%
Birmingham -22 1 £56,500 +68.65%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Haskell
2 16 (76.19%) Erlang
2 16 (76.19%) Scala
2 16 (76.19%) Functional Programming
3 15 (71.43%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) Middleware
4 13 (61.90%) Internet
5 12 (57.14%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) C++
7 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
8 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
8 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
8 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
9 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
9 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
9 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
10 6 (28.57%) F#
10 6 (28.57%) MOM
11 5 (23.81%) Riak
12 3 (14.29%) CSS3
12 3 (14.29%) AccuRev
12 3 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
12 3 (14.29%) Clojure
12 3 (14.29%) jQuery
12 3 (14.29%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Internet
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Extranet
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) Ajax
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) CSS3
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
2 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
4 2 (9.52%) Blog
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Functional Programming
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Haskell
1 16 (76.19%) Erlang
1 16 (76.19%) Scala
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) C++
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) F#
7 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Clojure
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco