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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 556 651 627
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 43 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.030% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.034% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 35
Median salary £98,750 £87,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £115,000 £94,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £55,500
Ultra-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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31364 38246 38707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.04% 88.28% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26560 32289 32689
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 £39,250 £38,500 £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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 27 £100,000 +25.00% 5
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 61 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 45 (73.77%) C++
3 40 (65.57%) Linux
4 37 (60.66%) Multithreading
5 35 (57.38%) Finance
6 26 (42.62%) Unix
7 21 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (32.79%) Java
8 20 (32.79%) Banking
9 16 (26.23%) Front Office
10 13 (21.31%) Hedge funds
10 13 (21.31%) TIBCO EMS
10 13 (21.31%) JMS
10 13 (21.31%) TIBCO
10 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
11 12 (19.67%) STL
12 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (18.03%) Equities
13 10 (16.39%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (13.11%) Ultra Messaging
14 8 (13.11%) Open Source
14 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
15 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
15 7 (11.48%) SDLC
16 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
16 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (9.84%) Windows
17 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
17 5 (8.20%) QA
17 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing

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 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.64%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) GDB
General
1 35 (57.38%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Banking
3 16 (26.23%) Front Office
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 32 (52.46%) C++ Developer
3 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 12 (19.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Market Data Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Network Team Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JMS
1 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
1 13 (21.31%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (19.67%) STL
3 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (13.11%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Hedge funds
2 11 (18.03%) Equities
3 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.20%) Derivative
6 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.92%) Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.64%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Solaris
4 3 (4.92%) SUSE
4 3 (4.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 37 (60.66%) Multithreading
3 21 (34.43%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (16.39%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (13.11%) Open Source
5 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.48%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.20%) Build Automation
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.20%) Proprietary Trading
7 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (4.92%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) Release Management
10 2 (3.28%) Code Optimisation
10 2 (3.28%) High Availability
10 2 (3.28%) Line Management
10 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) C++
2 20 (32.79%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) C
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) TIBCO
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas
4 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.28%) Solace
5 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.64%) FactSet
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Reuters
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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