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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 622 646 651
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 21 25 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.056% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 38
Median salary £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £75,250 £68,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £102,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.05% +25.55%
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
35664 39347 43701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.67% 87.79% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30891 33026 36310
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +38 7 £75,000 -11.76% 4
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 47 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 29 (61.70%) Java
3 28 (59.57%) C++
4 24 (51.06%) Electronic Trading
5 22 (46.81%) Unix
5 22 (46.81%) Front Office
6 20 (42.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
7 17 (36.17%) Linux
8 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 12 (25.53%) Banking
10 10 (21.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (19.15%) Code Optimisation
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Derivative
12 8 (17.02%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.89%) Proprietary Trading
13 7 (14.89%) Python
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle
14 6 (12.77%) JMS
14 6 (12.77%) OO
14 6 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
15 5 (10.64%) C
16 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
16 4 (8.51%) Rendezvous
16 4 (8.51%) C#
16 4 (8.51%) Perl

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) dotTrace
General
1 22 (46.81%) Front Office
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 16 (34.04%) C++ Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 7 (14.89%) FX Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Production Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (12.77%) JMS
3 4 (8.51%) Rendezvous
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 4 (8.51%) STL
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (8.51%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.26%) Akka
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.26%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (2.13%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (17.02%) Derivative
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Unix
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 24 (51.06%) Electronic Trading
3 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
4 9 (19.15%) Code Optimisation
5 8 (17.02%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.89%) Proprietary Trading
7 6 (12.77%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) DevOps
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.38%) OOD
9 3 (6.38%) OOP
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.38%) Service Management
9 3 (6.38%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) C
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PhD
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
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