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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 387 411 373
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 734 759 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.79% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 654 673 834
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 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £100,000 £100,000
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
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +26 713 £75,000 +7.14% 140
London -4 573 £82,500 +13.79% 121
City of London +15 123 £87,500 +14.75% 34
South East +49 41 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Nottinghamshire +37 37 £60,000 +37.14% 6
Nottingham +34 37 £60,000 +37.14% 6
East Midlands +32 37 £60,000 +37.14% 6
Surrey +42 23 £70,000 +64.70%
South West +25 22 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Epsom - 19 £70,000 -
East of England +6 18 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Scotland +8 13 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +8 13 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Staffordshire 0 13 £60,000 -4.00% 2
West Midlands -4 13 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Glasgow +11 12 £75,000 +15.38%
Berkshire +8 11 £40,000 -46.66% 2
Reading +16 10 £40,000 -46.66% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -1 10 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Dorset - 10 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 10 £60,000 -
St Albans -5 8 £32,000 -46.66% 1
Bristol - 6 £65,000 - 2
North West +19 5 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £65,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 5 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridge +8 4 £65,000 - 2
Oxford - 4 £53,750 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 741 (52.55%) Java
2 621 (44.04%) Finance
3 619 (43.90%) Multithreading
4 534 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
5 403 (28.58%) Degree
6 395 (28.01%) Linux
7 358 (25.39%) C++
8 321 (22.77%) Software Engineering
9 317 (22.48%) Python
10 303 (21.49%) TDD
11 281 (19.93%) Unix
12 255 (18.09%) OO
13 246 (17.45%) Computer Science
14 238 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 231 (16.38%) High Availability
16 219 (15.53%) Front Office
17 210 (14.89%) C#
18 202 (14.33%) Concurrent Programming
19 191 (13.55%) JavaScript
20 190 (13.48%) Banking
21 184 (13.05%) Electronic Trading
22 183 (12.98%) SQL
23 180 (12.77%) TIBCO
24 177 (12.55%) JMS
25 151 (10.71%) .NET
26 146 (10.35%) Hedge funds
27 143 (10.14%) High-Frequency Trading
28 142 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
28 142 (10.07%) J2SE
29 131 (9.29%) Algorithmic Trading

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 41 (2.91%) Apache Spark
2 25 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.70%) Apache
4 21 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 14 (0.99%) CMS
6 12 (0.85%) Apache TomEE
7 11 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.64%) Apache Qpid
8 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.35%) IIS
11 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.28%) Drupal
11 4 (0.28%) GemFire
11 4 (0.28%) nginx
12 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.21%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.21%) JBoss
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.071%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.71%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.43%) RMDS
4 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.14%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.06%) Amazon Kinesis
3 29 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.13%) SaaS
6 12 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.78%) GitHub
8 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.43%) PaaS
10 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.071%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (8.09%) Multicast
2 66 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.70%) WAN
4 36 (2.55%) Ethernet
5 35 (2.48%) Internet
5 35 (2.48%) LAN
6 34 (2.41%) MPLS
7 26 (1.84%) HTTP
8 25 (1.77%) Firewall
9 24 (1.70%) SDH
10 21 (1.49%) BGP
10 21 (1.49%) SONET
11 18 (1.28%) Network Security
11 18 (1.28%) OSPF
12 16 (1.13%) DNS
13 14 (0.99%) VPN
14 13 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.85%) EIGRP
16 11 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (6.95%) NoSQL
2 70 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 62 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 61 (4.33%) Big Data
5 53 (3.76%) SQL Server
6 48 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 45 (3.19%) KDB
8 44 (3.12%) MySQL
9 38 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 38 (2.70%) Redis
10 29 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 28 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.63%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.13%) InterSystems Cache
14 14 (0.99%) Sybase ASE
15 11 (0.78%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.71%) Kdb+
16 10 (0.71%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 93 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 71 (5.04%) JIRA
3 52 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.48%) Gradle
5 33 (2.34%) Android Studio
6 30 (2.13%) Maven
7 29 (2.06%) Subversion
8 28 (1.99%) NUnit
8 28 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.06%) Vagrant
12 13 (0.92%) Phabricator
13 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.85%) Mocha
14 11 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.78%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.64%) JUnit
16 7 (0.50%) CppUnit
16 7 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 621 (44.04%) Finance
2 219 (15.53%) Front Office
3 190 (13.48%) Banking
4 90 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 57 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.62%) Games
7 35 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.99%) Retail
9 25 (1.77%) Advertising
10 24 (1.70%) Marketing
11 22 (1.56%) Back Office
12 18 (1.28%) Electronics
12 18 (1.28%) Law
13 15 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.85%) French Language
15 6 (0.43%) German Language
15 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.35%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 959 (68.01%) Developer
2 514 (36.45%) Java Developer
3 222 (15.74%) Senior Developer
4 197 (13.97%) C++ Developer
5 137 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 111 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 91 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 75 (5.32%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 74 (5.25%) Core Java Developer
10 72 (5.11%) Python Developer
11 64 (4.54%) Java Engineer
12 58 (4.11%) .NET Developer
12 58 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
12 58 (4.11%) Lead Developer
13 54 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
14 52 (3.69%) Network Engineer
15 51 (3.62%) Scala Developer
16 45 (3.19%) Low Latency C++ Developer
17 44 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
18 41 (2.91%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (12.55%) JMS
2 151 (10.71%) .NET
3 142 (10.07%) J2SE
4 129 (9.15%) HTML
5 112 (7.94%) FIX Protocol
6 111 (7.87%) Spring
7 99 (7.02%) HTML5
8 91 (6.45%) REST
9 87 (6.17%) Kafka
10 83 (5.89%) CSS
11 81 (5.74%) Web Services
12 76 (5.39%) TIBCO EMS
13 73 (5.18%) Ultra Messaging
14 71 (5.04%) STL
15 70 (4.96%) Node.js
16 69 (4.89%) AngularJS
17 65 (4.61%) Swing
18 63 (4.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 58 (4.11%) Rendezvous
20 54 (3.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 246 (17.45%) Computer Science
2 238 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 146 (10.35%) Hedge funds
4 142 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
5 126 (8.94%) Mathematics
6 111 (7.87%) Algorithms
7 103 (7.30%) Equities
8 102 (7.23%) Data Structures
9 82 (5.82%) Fixed Income
10 74 (5.25%) Derivative
11 69 (4.89%) Fintech
12 64 (4.54%) Physics
13 31 (2.20%) Data Centre
14 24 (1.70%) Virtual Team
15 23 (1.63%) Data Integration
16 22 (1.56%) Mobile App
17 20 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.42%) User Experience
17 20 (1.42%) Visualisation
18 17 (1.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 395 (28.01%) Linux
2 281 (19.93%) Unix
3 118 (8.37%) Windows
4 42 (2.98%) Android
5 26 (1.84%) Solaris
6 19 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.85%) AIX
9 11 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.57%) HPUX
10 8 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.50%) SUSE
12 6 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (43.90%) Multithreading
2 534 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (22.77%) Software Engineering
4 303 (21.49%) TDD
5 255 (18.09%) OO
6 231 (16.38%) High Availability
7 202 (14.33%) Concurrent Programming
8 184 (13.05%) Electronic Trading
9 143 (10.14%) High-Frequency Trading
10 131 (9.29%) Algorithmic Trading
11 123 (8.72%) Scrum
12 115 (8.16%) OOP
13 109 (7.73%) Proprietary Trading
14 103 (7.30%) E-Commerce
15 96 (6.81%) MVC
16 95 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
17 90 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
18 89 (6.31%) Analytics
18 89 (6.31%) BDD
19 85 (6.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 741 (52.55%) Java
2 358 (25.39%) C++
3 317 (22.48%) Python
4 210 (14.89%) C#
5 191 (13.55%) JavaScript
6 183 (12.98%) SQL
7 127 (9.01%) Scala
8 112 (7.94%) C
9 70 (4.96%) Ruby
10 58 (4.11%) Perl
11 43 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.20%) Go
14 30 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.91%) R
16 25 (1.77%) Lua
17 24 (1.70%) Erlang
18 22 (1.56%) Groovy
19 21 (1.49%) PowerShell
20 18 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 403 (28.58%) Degree
2 59 (4.18%) PhD
3 41 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.99%) CCNP
5 16 (1.13%) CCNA
6 14 (0.99%) CCIE
7 7 (0.50%) JNCIP
8 6 (0.43%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.28%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.21%) CCSA
10 3 (0.21%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.14%) CISSP
12 1 (0.071%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.071%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.071%) MCSA
12 1 (0.071%) MCSE
12 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.071%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (2.62%) Docker
2 16 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.71%) Firmware
3 10 (0.71%) HDFS
4 5 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) Varnish
5 4 (0.28%) vSphere
6 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) NFS
6 3 (0.21%) Squid
6 3 (0.21%) Xen
6 3 (0.21%) XenServer
7 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.071%) vCloud
8 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (2.48%) Puppet
2 30 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.92%) Nagios
4 10 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.57%) Ansible
6 5 (0.35%) Kibana
6 5 (0.35%) logstash
6 5 (0.35%) Salt
7 4 (0.28%) Grafana
7 4 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.28%) MOM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.28%) SCOM
8 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.21%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Graphite
9 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 180 (12.77%) TIBCO
2 79 (5.60%) Oracle
3 50 (3.55%) Cisco
4 31 (2.20%) Juniper
5 30 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 29 (2.06%) Google
7 26 (1.84%) Splunk
8 25 (1.77%) Sybase
9 23 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.06%) Solace
12 14 (0.99%) SAP
13 13 (0.92%) F5
14 12 (0.85%) Adobe
14 12 (0.85%) CyberSource
14 12 (0.85%) Sun
15 10 (0.71%) VMware
16 8 (0.57%) EMC
17 7 (0.50%) Fidessa
18 6 (0.43%) HP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £70k - 100k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (15%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £75k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55-70K + amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago