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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 214 166 185
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 9 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.96% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.22% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 49 23
Average salary £62,500 £41,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.43% -25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £45,750 £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
4920 4279 4371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.59% 79.33% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3949 3550 3683
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 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
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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 +4 8 £66,250 +65.62%
Birmingham -18 1 £56,500 +68.65%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (85.71%) Linux
1 18 (85.71%) Haskell
1 18 (85.71%) Erlang
1 18 (85.71%) Scala
1 18 (85.71%) Functional Programming
2 17 (80.95%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 15 (71.43%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) Middleware
5 13 (61.90%) Internet
5 13 (61.90%) C++
6 12 (57.14%) Mathematics
7 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
7 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
7 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
7 10 (47.62%) Data Structures
7 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) MOM
10 6 (28.57%) F#
10 6 (28.57%) Riak
11 4 (19.05%) Clojure
11 4 (19.05%) UNIX
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (14.29%) Open Source
12 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
13 2 (9.52%) Time Management
13 2 (9.52%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (47.62%) 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 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Software Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (47.62%) Data Structures
2 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Blog
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Functional Programming
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Complex Event Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Haskell
1 18 (85.71%) Erlang
1 18 (85.71%) Scala
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) Java
4 13 (61.90%) C++
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) F#
7 4 (19.05%) Clojure
8 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.76%) Perl
9 1 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CCSA
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco