The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ultra-Low Latency
England / London
Rank 532 630 605
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 42 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.039% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 38
Median salary £100,000 £100,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29815 35851 35661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.08% 88.48% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25171 30627 30107
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in London

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

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 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
City of London +42 29 £130,000 +38.66% 6
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 65 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 51 (78.46%) C++
3 44 (67.69%) Linux
4 39 (60.00%) Multithreading
5 29 (44.62%) Finance
6 28 (43.08%) Unix
7 21 (32.31%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (30.77%) Java
8 20 (30.77%) Banking
9 16 (24.62%) Front Office
10 15 (23.08%) Equities
10 15 (23.08%) Hedge funds
11 14 (21.54%) TIBCO
11 14 (21.54%) Rendezvous
12 13 (20.00%) JMS
12 13 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
13 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
14 10 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (15.38%) Windows
14 10 (15.38%) STL
15 9 (13.85%) Open Source
15 9 (13.85%) Algorithmic Trading
15 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
16 8 (12.31%) SDLC
16 8 (12.31%) Ultra Messaging
17 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
17 7 (10.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 6 (9.23%) Python
19 5 (7.69%) Proprietary Trading
19 5 (7.69%) Derivative

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) VPN
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.54%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) GDB
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 16 (24.62%) Front Office
4 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (90.77%) Developer
2 40 (61.54%) C++ Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 17 (26.15%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Market Data Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Linux Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Administrator
11 2 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Lead Software Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) Rendezvous
2 13 (20.00%) JMS
2 13 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (15.38%) STL
4 8 (12.31%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Equities
1 15 (23.08%) Hedge funds
2 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
4 7 (10.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (7.69%) Derivative
6 4 (6.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Eurex
7 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) Unix
3 10 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
4 2 (3.08%) SUSE
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Debian
5 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 39 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 21 (32.31%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (13.85%) Algorithmic Trading
4 9 (13.85%) Open Source
5 8 (12.31%) SDLC
6 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.69%) Proprietary Trading
8 4 (6.15%) Build Automation
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Code Optimisation
10 2 (3.08%) High-Frequency Trading
10 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.08%) Release Management
10 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.54%) DevOps
11 1 (1.54%) FPGA Design
11 1 (1.54%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) C++
2 20 (30.77%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) C
5 2 (3.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.54%) C-shell
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.08%) Reuters
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) CQG
4 1 (1.54%) EccoWare
4 1 (1.54%) FactSet
4 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.54%) GL TRADE
4 1 (1.54%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) NYFIX
4 1 (1.54%) Patsystems
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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