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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 354 353 444
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +91
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 736 937 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.01% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 658 797 627
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%

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
78959 92614 97304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.58% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65112 76492 80079
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 December 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 11 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
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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 -7 725 £77,500 +10.71% 149
London -17 640 £82,500 +10.00% 123
City of London -9 153 £90,000 +12.50% 32
South East +61 37 £50,000 - 4
Canary Wharf +15 24 £115,000 +64.28%
Surrey +39 21 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands - 21 £50,000 - 9
East of England +6 20 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Staffordshire - 11 £52,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £56,250 -
Guildford +28 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Ipswich - 9 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 9 £65,000 -
Scotland +9 8 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Reading +40 7 - -
Berkshire +38 7 - -
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 6 £60,000 -
Hampshire +12 5 £48,750 +39.28%
North West -20 5 £56,250 +35.54% 4
Epsom - 5 £70,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cambridge +20 4 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Manchester -19 4 £65,000 +56.62% 4
Glasgow -2 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Farnborough -14 3 - -
St Albans -23 3 £60,000 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 - 1
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 768 (52.60%) Java
2 657 (45.00%) Multithreading
3 620 (42.47%) Finance
4 524 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 466 (31.92%) Linux
6 432 (29.59%) C++
7 368 (25.21%) Software Engineering
8 318 (21.78%) Degree
9 311 (21.30%) Unix
10 288 (19.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 288 (19.73%) TDD
11 273 (18.70%) Banking
12 254 (17.40%) Python
12 254 (17.40%) Electronic Trading
13 253 (17.33%) Front Office
14 249 (17.05%) C#
15 231 (15.82%) SQL
16 218 (14.93%) Computer Science
17 212 (14.52%) OO
17 212 (14.52%) TIBCO
18 204 (13.97%) High Availability
19 192 (13.15%) JavaScript
20 189 (12.95%) Concurrent Programming
21 176 (12.05%) Algorithmic Trading
22 173 (11.85%) JMS
23 167 (11.44%) NoSQL
24 160 (10.96%) Algorithms
25 156 (10.68%) Equities
26 153 (10.48%) .NET
27 146 (10.00%) J2SE

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 35 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 25 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 12 (0.82%) Apache
5 9 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.48%) IPython
7 6 (0.41%) Apache Qpid
7 6 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.27%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.27%) Confluence
9 4 (0.27%) IIS
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.21%) CMS
10 3 (0.21%) nginx
11 2 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.21%) MS Project
4 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.34%) RMDS
4 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) Eikon
6 1 (0.068%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.068%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 15 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (0.96%) SaaS
6 13 (0.89%) GitHub
7 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.48%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.48%) PaaS
9 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.068%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.068%) G Suite
10 1 (0.068%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.48%) Multicast
2 47 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.40%) BGP
4 31 (2.12%) MPLS
4 31 (2.12%) VPN
5 30 (2.05%) OSPF
6 29 (1.99%) Firewall
7 27 (1.85%) HTTP
7 27 (1.85%) Internet
8 25 (1.71%) DNS
9 22 (1.51%) Ethernet
9 22 (1.51%) WAN
10 19 (1.30%) Network Security
11 18 (1.23%) LAN
11 18 (1.23%) SMTP
12 17 (1.16%) SDH
13 15 (1.03%) IGMP
14 12 (0.82%) RIP
14 12 (0.82%) SONET
15 11 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (11.44%) NoSQL
2 82 (5.62%) Big Data
3 75 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 68 (4.66%) KDB
5 51 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 48 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 47 (3.22%) SQL Server
8 45 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 37 (2.53%) Redis
11 26 (1.78%) Data Mining
12 25 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
13 24 (1.64%) MySQL
14 22 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.03%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
16 14 (0.96%) Kdb+
17 10 (0.68%) Neo4j
18 9 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (4.52%) JIRA
2 65 (4.45%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.36%) Maven
4 39 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 38 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 38 (2.60%) TeamCity
6 36 (2.47%) Subversion
7 27 (1.85%) JUnit
8 26 (1.78%) Gradle
9 22 (1.51%) Mocha
10 21 (1.44%) NUnit
11 19 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.10%) Grunt
12 16 (1.10%) gulp
12 16 (1.10%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.10%) Mockito
13 15 (1.03%) Selenium
14 14 (0.96%) Bower
15 12 (0.82%) Android Studio
15 12 (0.82%) TestNG
General
1 620 (42.47%) Finance
2 273 (18.70%) Banking
3 253 (17.33%) Front Office
4 114 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 82 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 77 (5.27%) Games
7 40 (2.74%) Advertising
8 35 (2.40%) Retail
9 20 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.89%) Marketing
11 12 (0.82%) Back Office
12 10 (0.68%) Law
13 8 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.41%) French Language
14 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 3 (0.21%) Legal
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Military
18 1 (0.068%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1031 (70.62%) Developer
2 567 (38.84%) Java Developer
3 271 (18.56%) Senior Developer
4 245 (16.78%) C++ Developer
5 163 (11.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 119 (8.15%) Software Engineer
7 110 (7.53%) C# Developer
8 80 (5.48%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 69 (4.73%) Core Java Developer
10 68 (4.66%) C++ Software Engineer
11 62 (4.25%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 58 (3.97%) .NET Developer
13 56 (3.84%) Python Developer
14 55 (3.77%) Senior C++ Developer
15 53 (3.63%) Low Latency C++ Developer
16 52 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
17 50 (3.42%) Java Engineer
18 48 (3.29%) Scala Developer
19 46 (3.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
20 44 (3.01%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (11.85%) JMS
2 153 (10.48%) .NET
3 146 (10.00%) J2SE
4 138 (9.45%) HTML
5 120 (8.22%) FIX Protocol
6 118 (8.08%) Spring
7 112 (7.67%) TIBCO EMS
8 106 (7.26%) Ultra Messaging
9 105 (7.19%) Node.js
10 97 (6.64%) HTML5
10 97 (6.64%) Middleware
10 97 (6.64%) REST
11 95 (6.51%) CSS
12 90 (6.16%) Rendezvous
13 88 (6.03%) AngularJS
14 77 (5.27%) STL
15 72 (4.93%) RESTful
16 71 (4.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 68 (4.66%) Web Services
18 56 (3.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 288 (19.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 218 (14.93%) Computer Science
3 160 (10.96%) Algorithms
4 156 (10.68%) Equities
5 118 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (8.08%) Hedge funds
6 114 (7.81%) Mathematics
7 98 (6.71%) Data Structures
8 83 (5.68%) Fixed Income
9 73 (5.00%) Derivative
10 65 (4.45%) Fintech
11 60 (4.11%) Physics
12 45 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.99%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.78%) Data Centre
15 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.30%) Data Integration
17 15 (1.03%) Cloud Native
17 15 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 15 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 466 (31.92%) Linux
2 311 (21.30%) Unix
3 113 (7.74%) Windows
4 20 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.30%) Android
6 13 (0.89%) CentOS
7 12 (0.82%) Solaris
8 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.55%) AIX
10 8 (0.55%) HPUX
10 8 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.27%) SUSE
12 3 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (45.00%) Multithreading
2 524 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (25.21%) Software Engineering
4 288 (19.73%) TDD
5 254 (17.40%) Electronic Trading
6 212 (14.52%) OO
7 204 (13.97%) High Availability
8 189 (12.95%) Concurrent Programming
9 176 (12.05%) Algorithmic Trading
10 142 (9.73%) High-Frequency Trading
11 126 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (8.01%) Scrum
13 102 (6.99%) SDLC
14 100 (6.85%) BDD
15 82 (5.62%) Kanban
16 81 (5.55%) Analytics
17 79 (5.41%) E-Commerce
18 78 (5.34%) OOP
19 77 (5.27%) DevOps
19 77 (5.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 768 (52.60%) Java
2 432 (29.59%) C++
3 254 (17.40%) Python
4 249 (17.05%) C#
5 231 (15.82%) SQL
6 192 (13.15%) JavaScript
7 126 (8.63%) Scala
8 109 (7.47%) C
9 63 (4.32%) F#
10 57 (3.90%) Ruby
11 55 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 47 (3.22%) Perl
13 36 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.33%) Groovy
15 28 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.78%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.71%) Go
18 23 (1.58%) Erlang
19 22 (1.51%) Haskell
20 20 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 318 (21.78%) Degree
2 37 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (1.44%) PhD
4 20 (1.37%) CCNP
5 12 (0.82%) CCNA
6 8 (0.55%) CCIE
7 3 (0.21%) CCSA
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.068%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.068%) MCSA
9 1 (0.068%) MCSE
9 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.04%) QA
2 16 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (1.78%) Docker
2 12 (0.82%) NFS
3 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.41%) iptables
3 6 (0.41%) Squid
3 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) Firmware
4 5 (0.34%) HDFS
4 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.34%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) Xen
5 4 (0.27%) XenServer
6 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (2.53%) Puppet
2 29 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.96%) Ansible
4 12 (0.82%) Kibana
5 11 (0.75%) logstash
6 9 (0.62%) Nagios
7 8 (0.55%) Grafana
8 7 (0.48%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.41%) Endace
10 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.34%) Salt
11 4 (0.27%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.21%) MOM
13 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.14%) Graphite
13 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.14%) Terraform
14 1 (0.068%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.068%) Mesos
Vendors
1 212 (14.52%) TIBCO
2 63 (4.32%) Oracle
3 57 (3.90%) Solace
4 53 (3.63%) Sybase
5 45 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 39 (2.67%) Cisco
7 23 (1.58%) Microsoft
8 22 (1.51%) Google
9 20 (1.37%) ION Trading
10 18 (1.23%) Adobe
11 17 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.16%) Juniper
11 17 (1.16%) Reuters
12 15 (1.03%) IBM
13 14 (0.96%) VMware
14 13 (0.89%) Splunk
15 11 (0.75%) Sun
16 10 (0.68%) Fortinet
17 8 (0.55%) Atlassian
17 8 (0.55%) F5
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + 50-100% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago