The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 386 435 330
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -105
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 736 691 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.63% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.72% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 657 624 913
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86090 96214 98460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.82% 87.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71883 78657 79409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,036
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency within the UK.

Low Latency Salary Trend in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England +51 716 £75,000 +7.14% 103
London +15 583 £80,000 +10.34% 93
City of London +44 128 £82,500 +3.12% 27
South East +71 48 £55,000 - 2
East of England +32 30 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +56 28 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Epsom - 21 £70,000 - 1
Nottingham +25 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +17 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +16 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West +28 15 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 15 £42,500 -29.16%
Cambridge +8 14 £65,000 - 1
Scotland +19 12 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Glasgow 0 12 £75,000 +15.38% 1
St Albans +9 11 £40,000 -33.33%
Reading +21 10 £50,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +16 10 £50,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire -3 9 £62,500 -10.71% 2
West Midlands -6 9 £62,500 -5.66% 2
Dorset - 9 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 9 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +39 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -11 6 £63,750 +2.00% 2
Leeds - 6 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £47,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing 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 with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 759 (51.46%) Java
2 680 (46.10%) Finance
3 620 (42.03%) Multithreading
4 540 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (30.37%) Degree
6 430 (29.15%) Linux
7 393 (26.64%) C++
8 370 (25.08%) Python
9 349 (23.66%) Software Engineering
10 318 (21.56%) Unix
11 297 (20.14%) TDD
12 259 (17.56%) OO
13 253 (17.15%) Computer Science
14 251 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 238 (16.14%) Front Office
16 221 (14.98%) C#
17 220 (14.92%) High Availability
18 201 (13.63%) JavaScript
19 198 (13.42%) Banking
20 189 (12.81%) Electronic Trading
21 188 (12.75%) Concurrent Programming
22 183 (12.41%) SQL
23 165 (11.19%) .NET
24 159 (10.78%) JMS
24 159 (10.78%) Hedge funds
25 157 (10.64%) TIBCO
26 150 (10.17%) J2SE
26 150 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
27 145 (9.83%) Algorithmic Trading
28 144 (9.76%) Mathematics

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills 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 51 (3.46%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.03%) Apache
3 25 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (0.95%) CMS
6 12 (0.81%) Apache TomEE
7 9 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 9 (0.61%) Apache Qpid
8 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.34%) IIS
9 5 (0.34%) nginx
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.27%) Drupal
10 4 (0.27%) GemFire
10 4 (0.27%) JBoss
10 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.47%) MS Office
2 7 (0.47%) MS Project
3 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.41%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.41%) RMDS
4 4 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.92%) Amazon Kinesis
3 40 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
5 37 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.49%) SaaS
7 19 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (0.81%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.75%) GitHub
11 10 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.54%) PaaS
13 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.068%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (8.00%) Multicast
2 74 (5.02%) TCP/IP
3 52 (3.53%) WAN
4 49 (3.32%) LAN
5 39 (2.64%) MPLS
6 37 (2.51%) Internet
7 36 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 34 (2.31%) Firewall
9 29 (1.97%) BGP
10 23 (1.56%) OSPF
11 22 (1.49%) SDH
12 20 (1.36%) SONET
13 19 (1.29%) HTTP
14 18 (1.22%) EIGRP
15 17 (1.15%) DNS
15 17 (1.15%) Network Security
15 17 (1.15%) VPN
16 14 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (0.81%) SAN
18 11 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.51%) NoSQL
2 81 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 74 (5.02%) Hadoop
4 68 (4.61%) Big Data
5 57 (3.86%) SQL Server
6 51 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.98%) MySQL
9 43 (2.92%) KDB
10 38 (2.58%) Redis
11 24 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (1.56%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (0.75%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 116 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 70 (4.75%) JIRA
3 58 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.58%) TeamCity
5 37 (2.51%) Maven
6 35 (2.37%) Gradle
7 34 (2.31%) NUnit
8 33 (2.24%) Android Studio
9 32 (2.17%) Subversion
10 21 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.22%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.15%) Phabricator
13 13 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.75%) LoadRunner
15 10 (0.68%) JUnit
15 10 (0.68%) Moq
16 9 (0.61%) Hudson
16 9 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
17 7 (0.47%) Mocha
General
1 680 (46.10%) Finance
2 238 (16.14%) Front Office
3 198 (13.42%) Banking
4 94 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 56 (3.80%) Games
6 52 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 47 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 34 (2.31%) Marketing
9 27 (1.83%) Back Office
10 25 (1.69%) Law
11 22 (1.49%) Advertising
12 18 (1.22%) Electronics
13 15 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.75%) French Language
15 7 (0.47%) Retail
16 6 (0.41%) German Language
16 6 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 972 (65.90%) Developer
2 495 (33.56%) Java Developer
3 214 (14.51%) C++ Developer
4 202 (13.69%) Senior Developer
5 118 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 112 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 91 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 83 (5.63%) Python Developer
9 70 (4.75%) Java Engineer
10 69 (4.68%) .NET Developer
11 67 (4.54%) Core Java Developer
12 63 (4.27%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 56 (3.80%) Analyst
14 55 (3.73%) C++ Software Engineer
14 55 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
14 55 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
15 54 (3.66%) Network Engineer
16 53 (3.59%) Lead Developer
17 49 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
18 46 (3.12%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (11.19%) .NET
2 159 (10.78%) JMS
3 150 (10.17%) J2SE
4 139 (9.42%) FIX Protocol
5 120 (8.14%) HTML
5 120 (8.14%) Spring
6 97 (6.58%) HTML5
7 94 (6.37%) Kafka
8 83 (5.63%) REST
9 80 (5.42%) Web Services
10 79 (5.36%) STL
11 71 (4.81%) CSS
12 66 (4.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 65 (4.41%) Node.js
14 61 (4.14%) TIBCO EMS
14 61 (4.14%) Ultra Messaging
15 60 (4.07%) AngularJS
16 58 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (3.80%) ASP.NET
18 54 (3.66%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 253 (17.15%) Computer Science
2 251 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 159 (10.78%) Hedge funds
4 150 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 127 (8.61%) Equities
7 115 (7.80%) Algorithms
8 99 (6.71%) Data Structures
9 94 (6.37%) Fixed Income
10 85 (5.76%) Fintech
11 79 (5.36%) Physics
12 75 (5.08%) Derivative
13 42 (2.85%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.83%) Data Integration
14 27 (1.83%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.63%) Statistics
15 24 (1.63%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.49%) User Experience
17 18 (1.22%) Management Information System
18 17 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 430 (29.15%) Linux
2 318 (21.56%) Unix
3 129 (8.75%) Windows
4 45 (3.05%) Android
5 26 (1.76%) Solaris
6 22 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.75%) AIX
9 7 (0.47%) CentOS
9 7 (0.47%) SUSE
9 7 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.41%) HPUX
10 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Debian
11 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (42.03%) Multithreading
2 540 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (23.66%) Software Engineering
4 297 (20.14%) TDD
5 259 (17.56%) OO
6 220 (14.92%) High Availability
7 189 (12.81%) Electronic Trading
8 188 (12.75%) Concurrent Programming
9 145 (9.83%) Algorithmic Trading
10 127 (8.61%) Scrum
11 116 (7.86%) OOP
12 113 (7.66%) MVC
13 111 (7.53%) Proprietary Trading
14 101 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 97 (6.58%) Analytics
16 88 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
17 85 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
18 82 (5.56%) OOD
19 80 (5.42%) BDD
19 80 (5.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 759 (51.46%) Java
2 393 (26.64%) C++
3 370 (25.08%) Python
4 221 (14.98%) C#
5 201 (13.63%) JavaScript
6 183 (12.41%) SQL
7 125 (8.47%) Scala
8 121 (8.20%) C
9 78 (5.29%) Perl
10 74 (5.02%) Ruby
11 53 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 42 (2.85%) Go
13 33 (2.24%) R
14 32 (2.17%) T-SQL
15 31 (2.10%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.76%) Lua
17 24 (1.63%) Erlang
18 20 (1.36%) PHP
19 17 (1.15%) PowerShell
20 16 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 448 (30.37%) Degree
2 77 (5.22%) PhD
3 48 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.24%) CCNP
5 24 (1.63%) CCNA
6 17 (1.15%) CCIE
7 10 (0.68%) JNCIA
7 10 (0.68%) JNCIP
8 7 (0.47%) JNCIS
9 4 (0.27%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.068%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.068%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.068%) MCSA
11 1 (0.068%) MCSE
11 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.068%) RHCE
11 1 (0.068%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (0.20%) MiFID
3 2 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (2.64%) Docker
2 21 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.68%) Firmware
4 8 (0.54%) HDFS
5 6 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.34%) NFS
7 4 (0.27%) Squid
7 4 (0.27%) Varnish
7 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.068%) KVM
9 1 (0.068%) oVirt
9 1 (0.068%) vCloud
9 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (3.66%) Puppet
2 50 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.69%) Ansible
4 23 (1.56%) Nagios
5 22 (1.49%) Salt
6 14 (0.95%) Terraform
7 8 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.34%) Graphite
8 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.27%) MOM
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.27%) SCOM
10 3 (0.20%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.20%) Grafana
10 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.20%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.20%) yum
11 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 157 (10.64%) TIBCO
2 88 (5.97%) Oracle
3 63 (4.27%) Cisco
4 40 (2.71%) Juniper
5 35 (2.37%) Microsoft
6 28 (1.90%) Splunk
7 26 (1.76%) Google
7 26 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 19 (1.29%) Sybase
10 15 (1.02%) Currenex
10 15 (1.02%) F5
11 14 (0.95%) SAP
12 12 (0.81%) CyberSource
13 9 (0.61%) EMC
13 9 (0.61%) VMware
14 8 (0.54%) IBM
14 8 (0.54%) Solace
14 8 (0.54%) Sun
15 7 (0.47%) Fidessa
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (15%) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £110,000 to £135,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £140000 per annum + equity + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago