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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK
Rank 320 342 439
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +97
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 781 897 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.02% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 687 761 606
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £95,000
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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
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 £77,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +33 770 £75,000 - 126
London +17 694 £77,500 - 107
City of London +2 174 £85,000 +6.25% 35
South East +59 33 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Surrey +56 29 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Canary Wharf +11 24 £115,000 +31.42%
West Midlands +18 16 £57,500 +4.54% 5
North West -4 13 £60,000 +44.57% 3
Manchester -10 12 £62,500 +50.60% 3
East of England +23 9 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Scotland +5 9 £30,000 -40.00%
Epsom - 9 £70,000 -
Coventry - 8 £66,250 - 2
Guildford +27 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £67,500 - 5
Cambridge - 5 £67,500 - 5
Edinburgh - 5 £27,500 -
Glasgow 0 4 £51,250 +2.50%
South West +14 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands +7 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Staffordshire -1 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Nottingham -4 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Cheltenham - 2 £57,500 -
Morden - 2 £57,500 - 2
Leamington Spa - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 770 (52.20%) Java
2 639 (43.32%) Finance
3 633 (42.92%) Multithreading
4 524 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 496 (33.63%) Linux
6 447 (30.31%) C++
7 370 (25.08%) Software Engineering
8 293 (19.86%) Unix
9 291 (19.73%) Banking
10 283 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 270 (18.31%) Degree
12 265 (17.97%) Electronic Trading
13 262 (17.76%) C#
14 255 (17.29%) TDD
15 243 (16.47%) Python
16 240 (16.27%) Front Office
17 229 (15.53%) OO
18 222 (15.05%) SQL
19 208 (14.10%) JavaScript
20 199 (13.49%) Computer Science
21 193 (13.08%) Concurrent Programming
22 192 (13.02%) TIBCO
23 190 (12.88%) High Availability
24 183 (12.41%) Algorithmic Trading
25 175 (11.86%) Algorithms
26 172 (11.66%) NoSQL
27 171 (11.59%) .NET
28 169 (11.46%) Equities
29 166 (11.25%) Scrum
30 155 (10.51%) 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 30 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 26 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (0.95%) OpenStack
4 13 (0.88%) Apache
4 13 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 7 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (0.47%) IPython
5 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.34%) nginx
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.27%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.27%) CMS
8 4 (0.27%) Confluence
8 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Qpid
10 2 (0.14%) Jetty
10 2 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.20%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.068%) MS Project
3 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Sentinel
2 10 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.34%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.34%) RMDS
4 3 (0.20%) Eikon
5 1 (0.068%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 13 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (0.81%) SaaS
7 11 (0.75%) GitHub
8 9 (0.61%) PaaS
9 7 (0.47%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.20%) IaaS
12 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.93%) Multicast
2 41 (2.78%) MPLS
3 40 (2.71%) BGP
4 38 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.97%) Firewall
6 26 (1.76%) DNS
6 26 (1.76%) VPN
7 25 (1.69%) OSPF
8 24 (1.63%) WAN
9 21 (1.42%) HTTP
9 21 (1.42%) Internet
10 19 (1.29%) Ethernet
11 18 (1.22%) LAN
12 17 (1.15%) IGMP
13 15 (1.02%) Network Security
14 14 (0.95%) SMTP
15 13 (0.88%) SSL
16 12 (0.81%) RIP
16 12 (0.81%) SDH
17 11 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.66%) NoSQL
2 96 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.47%) Big Data
3 66 (4.47%) KDB
4 50 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 47 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 34 (2.31%) SQL Server
7 33 (2.24%) Redis
8 31 (2.10%) Hadoop
9 28 (1.90%) MySQL
10 27 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
12 22 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.95%) DB2
15 14 (0.95%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
17 10 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 70 (4.75%) JIRA
2 63 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.20%) Maven
4 57 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 52 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 42 (2.85%) Cucumber
7 41 (2.78%) Hudson
8 36 (2.44%) Subversion
9 33 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (2.10%) JUnit
11 26 (1.76%) Mocha
12 24 (1.63%) Grunt
12 24 (1.63%) gulp
13 23 (1.56%) GoCD
14 22 (1.49%) Gradle
15 21 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.36%) Mockito
17 19 (1.29%) Bower
17 19 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 639 (43.32%) Finance
2 291 (19.73%) Banking
3 240 (16.27%) Front Office
4 121 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 81 (5.49%) Games
6 76 (5.15%) Telecoms
7 60 (4.07%) Retail
8 37 (2.51%) Advertising
9 16 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.75%) Marketing
11 9 (0.61%) Law
12 7 (0.47%) Automotive
12 7 (0.47%) Back Office
13 6 (0.41%) Legal
14 5 (0.34%) Electronics
15 4 (0.27%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.068%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.068%) Military
17 1 (0.068%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1040 (70.51%) Developer
2 568 (38.51%) Java Developer
3 261 (17.69%) Senior Developer
4 255 (17.29%) C++ Developer
5 164 (11.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 120 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 115 (7.80%) Software Engineer
8 73 (4.95%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 66 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 65 (4.41%) Core Java Developer
11 63 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 59 (4.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 58 (3.93%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 56 (3.80%) Senior C++ Developer
15 54 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
16 53 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
17 51 (3.46%) Java Engineer
18 50 (3.39%) Python Developer
19 49 (3.32%) Software Developer
20 47 (3.19%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (11.59%) .NET
2 148 (10.03%) JMS
3 146 (9.90%) J2SE
4 140 (9.49%) HTML
5 129 (8.75%) Spring
6 122 (8.27%) FIX Protocol
7 109 (7.39%) Node.js
8 107 (7.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 101 (6.85%) Ultra Messaging
10 100 (6.78%) AngularJS
10 100 (6.78%) REST
11 98 (6.64%) Middleware
12 95 (6.44%) Web Services
13 93 (6.31%) HTML5
14 92 (6.24%) CSS
15 91 (6.17%) Rendezvous
16 90 (6.10%) RESTful
17 81 (5.49%) React
18 76 (5.15%) STL
19 71 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 283 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 199 (13.49%) Computer Science
3 175 (11.86%) Algorithms
4 169 (11.46%) Equities
5 108 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (6.92%) Data Structures
7 96 (6.51%) Mathematics
8 95 (6.44%) Hedge funds
9 75 (5.08%) Fintech
10 71 (4.81%) Fixed Income
11 68 (4.61%) Derivative
12 46 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (2.92%) Physics
14 30 (2.03%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.90%) Data Centre
16 20 (1.36%) Mobile App
17 15 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 15 (1.02%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.88%) User Experience
19 11 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 496 (33.63%) Linux
2 293 (19.86%) Unix
3 101 (6.85%) Windows
4 35 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.15%) CentOS
6 10 (0.68%) Android
7 9 (0.61%) Solaris
8 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.34%) AIX
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.27%) HPUX
11 3 (0.20%) Fedora
11 3 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.068%) Debian
12 1 (0.068%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (42.92%) Multithreading
2 524 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (25.08%) Software Engineering
4 265 (17.97%) Electronic Trading
5 255 (17.29%) TDD
6 229 (15.53%) OO
7 193 (13.08%) Concurrent Programming
8 190 (12.88%) High Availability
9 183 (12.41%) Algorithmic Trading
10 166 (11.25%) Scrum
11 155 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
12 142 (9.63%) High-Frequency Trading
13 102 (6.92%) SDLC
14 101 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 99 (6.71%) DevOps
16 98 (6.64%) BDD
17 93 (6.31%) Microservices
18 88 (5.97%) Kanban
19 81 (5.49%) Unit Testing
20 76 (5.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 770 (52.20%) Java
2 447 (30.31%) C++
3 262 (17.76%) C#
4 243 (16.47%) Python
5 222 (15.05%) SQL
6 208 (14.10%) JavaScript
7 109 (7.39%) Scala
8 99 (6.71%) C
9 72 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 69 (4.68%) F#
11 65 (4.41%) Ruby
12 57 (3.86%) Perl
13 41 (2.78%) Go
14 36 (2.44%) Groovy
15 34 (2.31%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.90%) Korn
17 25 (1.69%) PowerShell
18 24 (1.63%) PL/SQL
19 22 (1.49%) Erlang
20 21 (1.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 270 (18.31%) Degree
2 30 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (0.95%) CCNP
3 14 (0.95%) PhD
4 10 (0.68%) CCNA
5 9 (0.61%) CCIE
6 3 (0.20%) CCSA
6 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.068%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.068%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.068%) RHCE
7 1 (0.068%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.068%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.85%) QA
2 14 (0.95%) MiFID
3 1 (0.068%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (3.59%) Docker
2 12 (0.81%) NFS
3 10 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.47%) iptables
6 6 (0.41%) Firmware
6 6 (0.41%) Squid
6 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.41%) Xen
7 5 (0.34%) vSphere
8 4 (0.27%) XenServer
9 2 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.068%) KVM
10 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (2.98%) Ansible
2 44 (2.98%) Puppet
3 28 (1.90%) Terraform
4 11 (0.75%) Endace
5 10 (0.68%) Kibana
5 10 (0.68%) Nagios
6 9 (0.61%) Grafana
6 9 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.61%) logstash
7 7 (0.47%) Rundeck
8 5 (0.34%) Graylog
8 5 (0.34%) Mesos
9 4 (0.27%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.27%) Marathon
9 4 (0.27%) Riemann
9 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.20%) MOM
11 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 192 (13.02%) TIBCO
2 67 (4.54%) Solace
3 61 (4.14%) Sybase
4 56 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 55 (3.73%) Oracle
6 44 (2.98%) Cisco
7 40 (2.71%) Google
8 29 (1.97%) ION Trading
9 21 (1.42%) Reuters
10 19 (1.29%) IBM
11 16 (1.08%) Adobe
11 16 (1.08%) Microsoft
11 16 (1.08%) Splunk
11 16 (1.08%) VMware
12 12 (0.81%) Intel
12 12 (0.81%) Juniper
13 11 (0.75%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.68%) Bloomberg
14 10 (0.68%) Vertica
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £75k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £55000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £42299 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £950000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + stock options + free food!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago