The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ultra-Low Latency
UK / England
Rank 803 878 883
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 42 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.017% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.020% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 36
Median salary £100,000 £97,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £111,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £60,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69491 80594 82768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.18% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57640 67785 68751
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in England

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

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +94 42 £100,000 +2.56% 8
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 67 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 52 (77.61%) C++
3 44 (65.67%) Linux
4 39 (58.21%) Multithreading
5 31 (46.27%) Finance
6 28 (41.79%) Unix
7 22 (32.84%) Java
8 21 (31.34%) Electronic Trading
9 20 (29.85%) Banking
10 16 (23.88%) Front Office
11 15 (22.39%) Equities
11 15 (22.39%) Hedge funds
12 14 (20.90%) TIBCO
12 14 (20.90%) Rendezvous
13 13 (19.40%) JMS
13 13 (19.40%) TIBCO EMS
14 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
15 10 (14.93%) Windows
15 10 (14.93%) STL
15 10 (14.93%) Algorithmic Trading
15 10 (14.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 9 (13.43%) Open Source
16 9 (13.43%) Algorithms
17 8 (11.94%) SDLC
17 8 (11.94%) Ultra Messaging
18 7 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
19 6 (8.96%) Python
20 5 (7.46%) Build Automation
20 5 (7.46%) Proprietary Trading

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) SAN
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.49%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) GDB
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 20 (29.85%) Banking
3 16 (23.88%) Front Office
4 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 40 (59.70%) C++ Developer
3 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
4 17 (25.37%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Market Data Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Linux Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Lead Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) Rendezvous
2 13 (19.40%) JMS
2 13 (19.40%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (14.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (14.93%) STL
4 8 (11.94%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Equities
1 15 (22.39%) Hedge funds
2 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.43%) Algorithms
4 7 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (7.46%) Derivative
5 5 (7.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Eurex
6 1 (1.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) Unix
3 10 (14.93%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) SUSE
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
5 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 39 (58.21%) Multithreading
3 21 (31.34%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (14.93%) Algorithmic Trading
5 9 (13.43%) Open Source
6 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.46%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Proprietary Trading
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (4.48%) Release Management
10 2 (2.99%) High-Frequency Trading
10 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.49%) DevOps
11 1 (1.49%) FPGA Design
11 1 (1.49%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) C++
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.49%) C-shell
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.99%) Reuters
3 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) CQG
4 1 (1.49%) EccoWare
4 1 (1.49%) FactSet
4 1 (1.49%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.49%) GL TRADE
4 1 (1.49%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) NYFIX
4 1 (1.49%) Patsystems
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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