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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 388 387 380
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 719 830 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 649 738 782
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 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £30,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 709 £77,500 +10.71% 123
London -1 585 £85,000 +13.33% 105
City of London +5 133 £90,000 +24.13% 34
South East +45 33 £52,500 +14.13% 6
East Midlands +37 30 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Nottingham +21 30 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 30 £62,500 +38.88% 1
East of England -7 21 £60,000 - 4
West Midlands +8 20 £56,250 -10.00% 5
Staffordshire +10 16 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Hertfordshire -2 16 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +18 14 £40,000 -14.43% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +5 14 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South West - 14 £62,500 - 1
Reading - 13 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Surrey +34 10 £70,000 +69.69% 2
Bristol - 8 £65,000 - 1
Epsom - 8 £70,000 -
St Albans -14 5 £42,500 -29.16%
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -
South Wales - 5 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £39,750 - 2
North West - 5 £62,500 -
Cwmbran - 5 £42,500 -
Wales - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland +6 4 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Farnborough - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +2 3 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £60,000 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 754 (52.73%) Java
2 641 (44.83%) Multithreading
3 606 (42.38%) Finance
4 568 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
5 388 (27.13%) Linux
6 385 (26.92%) Degree
7 365 (25.52%) C++
8 334 (23.36%) Software Engineering
9 309 (21.61%) TDD
10 288 (20.14%) Python
11 269 (18.81%) Unix
12 251 (17.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 238 (16.64%) OO
14 236 (16.50%) Computer Science
15 229 (16.01%) High Availability
15 229 (16.01%) C#
15 229 (16.01%) Front Office
16 218 (15.24%) Concurrent Programming
17 206 (14.41%) Banking
18 204 (14.27%) TIBCO
19 195 (13.64%) JMS
20 193 (13.50%) SQL
21 189 (13.22%) JavaScript
22 183 (12.80%) Electronic Trading
23 163 (11.40%) .NET
24 153 (10.70%) J2SE
25 142 (9.93%) Hedge funds
26 141 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
27 140 (9.79%) Algorithmic Trading
28 138 (9.65%) HTML

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 (2.45%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.40%) Apache
4 19 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.91%) CMS
6 11 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 11 (0.77%) Apache Solr
6 11 (0.77%) Apache TomEE
7 10 (0.70%) Apache Qpid
8 9 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.35%) IIS
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.28%) Drupal
10 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.21%) Confluence
11 3 (0.21%) GemFire
11 3 (0.21%) IPython
Applications
1 19 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.70%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.42%) RMDS
4 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.070%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (0.98%) SaaS
7 11 (0.77%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.70%) GitHub
9 8 (0.56%) PaaS
10 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.070%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.11%) Multicast
2 74 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 39 (2.73%) Internet
4 38 (2.66%) Ethernet
4 38 (2.66%) MPLS
5 33 (2.31%) WAN
6 28 (1.96%) HTTP
6 28 (1.96%) LAN
7 26 (1.82%) BGP
7 26 (1.82%) Firewall
7 26 (1.82%) SDH
8 25 (1.75%) VPN
9 24 (1.68%) OSPF
10 23 (1.61%) DNS
11 21 (1.47%) SONET
12 20 (1.40%) Network Security
13 14 (0.98%) SMTP
14 12 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.84%) DHCP
15 10 (0.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.53%) NoSQL
2 68 (4.76%) Big Data
3 62 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 60 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 56 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 55 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 46 (3.22%) KDB
8 44 (3.08%) Redis
9 39 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.73%) MySQL
10 38 (2.66%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (1.75%) Data Mining
13 19 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
14 18 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
15 15 (1.05%) Couchbase
16 11 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.77%) Kdb+
17 10 (0.70%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 85 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.80%) JIRA
3 49 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.38%) Maven
4 34 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 32 (2.24%) Subversion
6 31 (2.17%) NUnit
7 30 (2.10%) Gradle
8 26 (1.82%) Android Studio
9 25 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 19 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.12%) Mocha
13 15 (1.05%) JUnit
13 15 (1.05%) Vagrant
14 12 (0.84%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.77%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.70%) Phabricator
17 9 (0.63%) GoogleTest
General
1 606 (42.38%) Finance
2 229 (16.01%) Front Office
3 206 (14.41%) Banking
4 90 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 64 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 59 (4.13%) Games
7 37 (2.59%) Advertising
8 36 (2.52%) Retail
9 31 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.68%) Marketing
11 21 (1.47%) Electronics
12 20 (1.40%) Back Office
13 17 (1.19%) Manufacturing
14 16 (1.12%) Law
15 10 (0.70%) French Language
16 5 (0.35%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) German Language
17 2 (0.14%) Military
17 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 975 (68.18%) Developer
2 533 (37.27%) Java Developer
3 246 (17.20%) Senior Developer
4 198 (13.85%) C++ Developer
5 148 (10.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 124 (8.67%) Software Engineer
7 103 (7.20%) C# Developer
8 79 (5.52%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 72 (5.03%) Core Java Developer
10 67 (4.69%) Python Developer
11 66 (4.62%) Java Engineer
12 61 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
13 54 (3.78%) .NET Developer
13 54 (3.78%) Java Software Engineer
14 52 (3.64%) Lead Developer
15 50 (3.50%) Scala Developer
16 48 (3.36%) Low Latency C++ Developer
17 47 (3.29%) Network Engineer
18 44 (3.08%) Linux Developer
18 44 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (13.64%) JMS
2 163 (11.40%) .NET
3 153 (10.70%) J2SE
4 138 (9.65%) HTML
5 122 (8.53%) Spring
6 99 (6.92%) FIX Protocol
7 97 (6.78%) HTML5
8 96 (6.71%) TIBCO EMS
9 95 (6.64%) CSS
10 94 (6.57%) REST
10 94 (6.57%) Ultra Messaging
11 79 (5.52%) Kafka
12 78 (5.45%) Node.js
13 76 (5.31%) Web Services
14 74 (5.17%) STL
15 73 (5.10%) Rendezvous
16 71 (4.97%) AngularJS
16 71 (4.97%) Swing
17 69 (4.83%) Middleware
18 65 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 236 (16.50%) Computer Science
3 142 (9.93%) Hedge funds
4 141 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (8.46%) Mathematics
6 109 (7.62%) Algorithms
7 103 (7.20%) Equities
8 102 (7.13%) Data Structures
9 77 (5.38%) Derivative
9 77 (5.38%) Fixed Income
10 69 (4.83%) Fintech
11 59 (4.13%) Physics
12 27 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 27 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.75%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.54%) Data Integration
15 21 (1.47%) User Experience
16 19 (1.33%) Online Games
17 17 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 16 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 388 (27.13%) Linux
2 269 (18.81%) Unix
3 115 (8.04%) Windows
4 34 (2.38%) Android
5 24 (1.68%) Solaris
6 17 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.84%) AIX
9 10 (0.70%) HPUX
9 10 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.42%) CentOS
10 6 (0.42%) SUSE
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (44.83%) Multithreading
2 568 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 309 (21.61%) TDD
5 238 (16.64%) OO
6 229 (16.01%) High Availability
7 218 (15.24%) Concurrent Programming
8 183 (12.80%) Electronic Trading
9 140 (9.79%) Algorithmic Trading
10 136 (9.51%) High-Frequency Trading
11 132 (9.23%) Scrum
12 114 (7.97%) OOP
13 104 (7.27%) BDD
14 103 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (7.06%) Proprietary Trading
16 95 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 95 (6.64%) MVC
17 93 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
18 91 (6.36%) Analytics
19 86 (6.01%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 754 (52.73%) Java
2 365 (25.52%) C++
3 288 (20.14%) Python
4 229 (16.01%) C#
5 193 (13.50%) SQL
6 189 (13.22%) JavaScript
7 127 (8.88%) Scala
8 125 (8.74%) C
9 67 (4.69%) Ruby
10 49 (3.43%) Perl
11 43 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 35 (2.45%) F#
12 35 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.38%) Go
14 32 (2.24%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.89%) Erlang
16 26 (1.82%) Groovy
17 25 (1.75%) R
18 22 (1.54%) Lua
19 21 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 385 (26.92%) Degree
2 47 (3.29%) PhD
3 35 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (1.33%) CCNP
5 11 (0.77%) CCIE
6 10 (0.70%) CCNA
7 3 (0.21%) CCSA
8 2 (0.14%) CISSP
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.070%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.070%) MCSA
9 1 (0.070%) MCSE
9 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.97%) QA
2 3 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (2.52%) Docker
2 12 (0.84%) Firmware
3 11 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.70%) HDFS
5 8 (0.56%) NFS
6 7 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.35%) Squid
7 5 (0.35%) vSphere
8 4 (0.28%) Varnish
8 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.28%) Xen
8 4 (0.28%) XenServer
9 3 (0.21%) iptables
9 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.070%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.070%) vCloud
10 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (2.38%) Puppet
2 30 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (0.70%) Nagios
4 8 (0.56%) Grafana
5 7 (0.49%) Ansible
5 7 (0.49%) Endace
5 7 (0.49%) Kibana
5 7 (0.49%) logstash
6 5 (0.35%) Salt
7 4 (0.28%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.28%) MOM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.28%) SCOM
7 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.21%) Graphite
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 204 (14.27%) TIBCO
2 73 (5.10%) Oracle
3 43 (3.01%) Cisco
4 35 (2.45%) Sybase
5 30 (2.10%) Google
5 30 (2.10%) Microsoft
6 28 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.82%) Splunk
8 24 (1.68%) Juniper
8 24 (1.68%) Solace
9 22 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.12%) Adobe
11 15 (1.05%) SAP
12 12 (0.84%) VMware
13 11 (0.77%) CyberSource
13 11 (0.77%) F5
13 11 (0.77%) Sun
14 10 (0.70%) EMC
15 8 (0.56%) ION Trading
16 7 (0.49%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago