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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK
Rank 315 360 429
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +69
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 780 884 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.98% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 682 746 645
Median salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -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
74523 90211 92595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.77% 88.26% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61273 74883 75830
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +48 773 £70,000 -9.67% 142
London +9 670 £75,000 -6.25% 121
City of London +26 191 £82,500 +10.00% 33
South East +58 43 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Surrey +77 38 £62,500 +13.63%
West Midlands +49 24 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East of England +19 13 £67,500 +12.50% 13
Canary Wharf +4 13 £115,000 +31.42%
North West +3 13 £62,500 +50.60%
Manchester -13 13 £62,500 +50.60%
Cambridge - 13 £67,500 - 13
Cambridgeshire - 13 £67,500 - 13
Coventry - 12 £66,250 -
Epsom - 9 £70,000 -
Morden - 6 £57,500 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Telford - 5 - -
South West +15 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Glasgow +13 3 - - 1
Staffordshire +9 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Nottingham +8 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Nottinghamshire +5 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland +5 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 3
Staines - 3 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £55,000 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 817 (53.64%) Java
2 686 (45.04%) Finance
3 637 (41.83%) Multithreading
4 544 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
5 517 (33.95%) Linux
6 451 (29.61%) C++
7 348 (22.85%) Software Engineering
8 324 (21.27%) Banking
9 277 (18.19%) C#
9 277 (18.19%) Unix
10 276 (18.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 269 (17.66%) Electronic Trading
12 257 (16.87%) Degree
13 248 (16.28%) Python
14 246 (16.15%) TDD
15 237 (15.56%) OO
16 228 (14.97%) Front Office
17 202 (13.26%) JavaScript
18 196 (12.87%) Scrum
19 194 (12.74%) SQL
20 189 (12.41%) Concurrent Programming
21 188 (12.34%) Computer Science
22 182 (11.95%) Algorithmic Trading
22 182 (11.95%) .NET
23 181 (11.88%) Mathematics
24 177 (11.62%) Equities
25 175 (11.49%) TIBCO
26 170 (11.16%) High Availability
27 166 (10.90%) Algorithms
28 165 (10.83%) Continuous Integration

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 31 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 27 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (0.92%) Apache
4 12 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 10 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
9 5 (0.33%) IPython
9 5 (0.33%) nginx
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.26%) CMS
10 4 (0.26%) Confluence
10 4 (0.26%) Lightstreamer
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.26%) WebORB
10 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.20%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.066%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
1 10 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 8 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.39%) RMDS
4 4 (0.26%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.20%) Eikon
6 1 (0.066%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.79%) SaaS
5 11 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (0.66%) GitHub
7 8 (0.53%) PaaS
8 7 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.20%) IaaS
12 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.55%) Multicast
2 49 (3.22%) BGP
3 48 (3.15%) MPLS
4 46 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 33 (2.17%) Firewall
5 33 (2.17%) OSPF
6 32 (2.10%) DNS
7 30 (1.97%) VPN
8 29 (1.90%) WAN
9 26 (1.71%) Ethernet
10 23 (1.51%) Internet
11 22 (1.44%) LAN
12 19 (1.25%) IGMP
13 17 (1.12%) Network Security
14 16 (1.05%) DHCP
15 15 (0.98%) HTTP
16 14 (0.92%) SSL
17 13 (0.85%) LDAP
17 13 (0.85%) RIP
18 12 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (10.51%) NoSQL
2 95 (6.24%) Relational Database
3 65 (4.27%) KDB
4 58 (3.81%) Big Data
5 52 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 44 (2.89%) RDBMS
7 42 (2.76%) SQL Server
8 35 (2.30%) Redis
9 27 (1.77%) MySQL
10 23 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.18%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.98%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.92%) DB2
15 14 (0.92%) Neo4j
15 14 (0.92%) OLTP
16 11 (0.72%) Sybase ASE
17 8 (0.53%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 74 (4.86%) Jenkins
1 74 (4.86%) JIRA
2 70 (4.60%) Maven
3 60 (3.94%) TeamCity
4 59 (3.87%) Git (software)
5 53 (3.48%) Hudson
6 48 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 38 (2.50%) Subversion
8 35 (2.30%) GoCD
8 35 (2.30%) JUnit
9 34 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 31 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (1.71%) Grunt
11 26 (1.71%) gulp
11 26 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.64%) Gradle
13 22 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 22 (1.44%) Mocha
14 20 (1.31%) MSBuild
15 19 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 686 (45.04%) Finance
2 324 (21.27%) Banking
3 228 (14.97%) Front Office
4 141 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 82 (5.38%) Games
6 78 (5.12%) Telecoms
7 57 (3.74%) Retail
8 26 (1.71%) Advertising
9 16 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.46%) Electronics
11 7 (0.46%) Legal
12 5 (0.33%) Automotive
12 5 (0.33%) Back Office
12 5 (0.33%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.20%) French Language
14 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1088 (71.44%) Developer
2 607 (39.86%) Java Developer
3 264 (17.33%) C++ Developer
4 251 (16.48%) Senior Developer
5 159 (10.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 129 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 111 (7.29%) Software Engineer
8 82 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 80 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 80 (5.25%) Core Java Developer
10 71 (4.66%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 65 (4.27%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 62 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
13 61 (4.01%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 61 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
14 58 (3.81%) Senior C++ Developer
15 56 (3.68%) Software Developer
16 51 (3.35%) Java Engineer
17 50 (3.28%) AWS Developer
18 47 (3.09%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (11.95%) .NET
2 161 (10.57%) FIX Protocol
3 159 (10.44%) J2SE
4 149 (9.78%) Spring
5 144 (9.46%) JMS
6 134 (8.80%) HTML
7 117 (7.68%) AngularJS
8 114 (7.49%) REST
9 112 (7.35%) Node.js
9 112 (7.35%) Web Services
10 102 (6.70%) React
11 100 (6.57%) RESTful
12 94 (6.17%) Middleware
13 91 (5.98%) TIBCO EMS
14 89 (5.84%) HTML5
15 85 (5.58%) CSS
16 79 (5.19%) STL
17 77 (5.06%) Rendezvous
18 76 (4.99%) Ultra Messaging
19 72 (4.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 276 (18.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 188 (12.34%) Computer Science
3 177 (11.62%) Equities
4 166 (10.90%) Algorithms
5 100 (6.57%) Hedge funds
6 99 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
7 98 (6.43%) Data Structures
8 91 (5.98%) Fintech
9 74 (4.86%) Fixed Income
10 62 (4.07%) Derivative
11 42 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (2.50%) Data Centre
13 36 (2.36%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 20 (1.31%) N-Tier
16 17 (1.12%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.98%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.79%) Online Games
19 11 (0.72%) User Experience
20 9 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 517 (33.95%) Linux
2 277 (18.19%) Unix
3 101 (6.63%) Windows
4 45 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.31%) CentOS
6 11 (0.72%) Android
7 10 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.53%) Solaris
9 6 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.33%) AIX
10 5 (0.33%) SUSE
10 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.20%) Debian
11 3 (0.20%) Fedora
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.066%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (41.83%) Multithreading
2 544 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (22.85%) Software Engineering
4 269 (17.66%) Electronic Trading
5 246 (16.15%) TDD
6 237 (15.56%) OO
7 196 (12.87%) Scrum
8 189 (12.41%) Concurrent Programming
9 182 (11.95%) Algorithmic Trading
10 181 (11.88%) Mathematics
11 170 (11.16%) High Availability
12 165 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
13 145 (9.52%) High-Frequency Trading
14 120 (7.88%) Microservices
15 113 (7.42%) E-Commerce
16 109 (7.16%) DevOps
17 93 (6.11%) BDD
18 89 (5.84%) SDLC
19 86 (5.65%) Unit Testing
20 78 (5.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 817 (53.64%) Java
2 451 (29.61%) C++
3 277 (18.19%) C#
4 248 (16.28%) Python
5 202 (13.26%) JavaScript
6 194 (12.74%) SQL
7 99 (6.50%) Scala
8 96 (6.30%) C
9 78 (5.12%) Bash Shell
10 73 (4.79%) Perl
11 72 (4.73%) F#
12 67 (4.40%) Ruby
13 48 (3.15%) Go
14 35 (2.30%) Korn
14 35 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.23%) Groovy
16 26 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.44%) Embedded C
19 19 (1.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 257 (16.87%) Degree
2 27 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.12%) PhD
4 12 (0.79%) CCNP
5 10 (0.66%) CCIE
6 7 (0.46%) CCNA
7 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.13%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.066%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.066%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.066%) RHCE
9 1 (0.066%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.066%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.97%) QA
2 17 (1.12%) MiFID
3 4 (0.26%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (4.60%) Docker
2 14 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.85%) NFS
4 11 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.59%) iptables
6 8 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.46%) Firmware
8 5 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.33%) Squid
9 4 (0.26%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
10 2 (0.13%) XenServer
11 1 (0.066%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.066%) KVM
11 1 (0.066%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (3.74%) Ansible
2 57 (3.74%) Puppet
3 40 (2.63%) Terraform
4 12 (0.79%) Nagios
5 10 (0.66%) Endace
6 9 (0.59%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.53%) Grafana
8 7 (0.46%) Kibana
8 7 (0.46%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.39%) logstash
9 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.33%) Graylog
10 5 (0.33%) Mesos
11 4 (0.26%) Marathon
11 4 (0.26%) MOM
11 4 (0.26%) Riemann
12 3 (0.20%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.20%) Salt
13 2 (0.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 175 (11.49%) TIBCO
2 64 (4.20%) Solace
3 62 (4.07%) Red Hat
4 51 (3.35%) Sybase
5 49 (3.22%) Oracle
6 47 (3.09%) Google
7 44 (2.89%) Cisco
8 32 (2.10%) ION Trading
9 23 (1.51%) Reuters
10 21 (1.38%) Arista
11 19 (1.25%) IBM
11 19 (1.25%) Microsoft
12 18 (1.18%) Juniper
13 17 (1.12%) Splunk
13 17 (1.12%) VMware
14 14 (0.92%) Intel
14 14 (0.92%) Vertica
15 13 (0.85%) StreamBase
16 12 (0.79%) Bloomberg
17 10 (0.66%) Adobe
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Gym + Health Insurance + Fle
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago