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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 402 444 314
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -130
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 700 683 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.62% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.72% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 620 614 989
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
86518 95019 103203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72369 77647 83700
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +32 682 £75,000 +5.26% 128
London +1 576 £80,000 +6.66% 106
City of London +26 118 £75,000 -3.22% 36
South East +64 38 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +46 30 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Surrey +33 20 £70,000 +36.58% 7
Cambridgeshire - 20 £65,000 - 3
Cambridge - 19 £65,000 - 3
Epsom +7 11 £70,000 +30.23% 1
Reading +21 10 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire +19 10 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +10 10 £36,000 -40.00% 1
St Albans +2 10 £36,000 -40.00% 1
South West +15 9 £60,000 +11.62% 3
Scotland +11 9 - - 2
Glasgow 0 9 - - 1
East Midlands +20 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Nottingham +19 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Staffordshire -12 8 £66,250 -5.35%
West Midlands -15 8 £66,250 +1.92%
Dorset - 7 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 7 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +37 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +18 6 £45,000 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +16 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire +30 4 £43,750 -
North West +17 4 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Guildford +12 4 £49,250 +6.48% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -11 4 £66,250 +10.41%

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 760 (50.26%) Java
2 735 (48.61%) Finance
3 642 (42.46%) Multithreading
4 529 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
5 465 (30.75%) Linux
6 455 (30.09%) Degree
7 431 (28.51%) C++
8 381 (25.20%) Python
9 362 (23.94%) Software Engineering
10 343 (22.69%) Unix
11 293 (19.38%) TDD
12 281 (18.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 263 (17.39%) Computer Science
14 258 (17.06%) OO
15 244 (16.14%) Front Office
16 239 (15.81%) C#
17 219 (14.48%) JavaScript
18 209 (13.82%) High Availability
19 205 (13.56%) SQL
20 203 (13.43%) Banking
21 200 (13.23%) Electronic Trading
22 192 (12.70%) Concurrent Programming
23 177 (11.71%) .NET
24 165 (10.91%) FIX Protocol
25 162 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
26 155 (10.25%) J2SE
27 152 (10.05%) Equities
28 151 (9.99%) Algorithmic Trading
29 147 (9.72%) Hedge funds
30 142 (9.39%) JMS

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 40 (2.65%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.05%) Apache
3 26 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.06%) CMS
6 12 (0.79%) Apache TomEE
7 7 (0.46%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.46%) Apache Qpid
7 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.33%) nginx
8 5 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.26%) Confluence
9 4 (0.26%) Drupal
9 4 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) GemFire
11 2 (0.13%) IIS
12 1 (0.066%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.53%) MS Office
3 5 (0.33%) MS Project
3 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.60%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.26%) RMDS
5 3 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.91%) Amazon Kinesis
3 39 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
4 38 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (1.39%) SaaS
7 18 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.79%) PaaS
11 9 (0.60%) GitHub
12 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 114 (7.54%) Multicast
2 75 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.98%) WAN
4 44 (2.91%) LAN
5 41 (2.71%) Internet
6 31 (2.05%) BGP
6 31 (2.05%) MPLS
7 27 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 26 (1.72%) Firewall
9 25 (1.65%) OSPF
10 19 (1.26%) Network Security
11 18 (1.19%) VPN
12 15 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (0.99%) DNS
12 15 (0.99%) EIGRP
12 15 (0.99%) HTTP
13 14 (0.93%) SAN
14 13 (0.86%) SDH
14 13 (0.86%) SONET
15 12 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (6.68%) NoSQL
2 74 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 72 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 69 (4.56%) Big Data
5 58 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.84%) SQL Server
6 53 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 45 (2.98%) MySQL
8 42 (2.78%) KDB
9 38 (2.51%) Redis
10 25 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 107 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 76 (5.03%) JIRA
3 61 (4.03%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.71%) TeamCity
5 38 (2.51%) Maven
6 35 (2.31%) NUnit
7 32 (2.12%) Gradle
8 29 (1.92%) Android Studio
8 29 (1.92%) Subversion
9 23 (1.52%) Phabricator
10 16 (1.06%) Moq
10 16 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.86%) JUnit
12 11 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 10 (0.66%) Hudson
13 10 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (0.60%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.60%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 735 (48.61%) Finance
2 244 (16.14%) Front Office
3 203 (13.43%) Banking
4 97 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 63 (4.17%) Games
6 54 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 52 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 46 (3.04%) Marketing
9 30 (1.98%) Law
10 25 (1.65%) Back Office
11 21 (1.39%) Advertising
12 16 (1.06%) Electronics
13 13 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.53%) French Language
15 8 (0.53%) Publishing
16 6 (0.40%) German Language
16 6 (0.40%) Retail
16 6 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1033 (68.32%) Developer
2 498 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 256 (16.93%) C++ Developer
4 200 (13.23%) Senior Developer
5 110 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 101 (6.68%) C# Developer
7 100 (6.61%) Software Engineer
8 83 (5.49%) Python Developer
9 75 (4.96%) .NET Developer
10 66 (4.37%) Java Engineer
11 62 (4.10%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 60 (3.97%) Analyst
13 58 (3.84%) Core Java Developer
14 55 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
15 54 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
15 54 (3.57%) Network Engineer
16 49 (3.24%) Java Software Engineer
16 49 (3.24%) Lead Developer
17 47 (3.11%) Linux Developer
18 46 (3.04%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (11.71%) .NET
2 165 (10.91%) FIX Protocol
3 155 (10.25%) J2SE
4 142 (9.39%) JMS
5 124 (8.20%) HTML
6 121 (8.00%) Spring
7 103 (6.81%) HTML5
8 96 (6.35%) STL
9 89 (5.89%) Kafka
10 78 (5.16%) Web Services
11 75 (4.96%) REST
12 74 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 71 (4.70%) CSS
14 61 (4.03%) Ultra Messaging
15 60 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 58 (3.84%) AngularJS
16 58 (3.84%) jQuery
17 57 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
18 56 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
18 56 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 281 (18.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 263 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 162 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (10.05%) Equities
5 147 (9.72%) Hedge funds
6 138 (9.13%) Mathematics
7 132 (8.73%) Algorithms
8 122 (8.07%) Data Structures
9 100 (6.61%) Fixed Income
10 88 (5.82%) Fintech
11 74 (4.89%) Derivative
11 74 (4.89%) Physics
12 45 (2.98%) Data Centre
13 32 (2.12%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.92%) User Experience
15 24 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.59%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.59%) Statistics
16 22 (1.46%) Visualisation
17 17 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 465 (30.75%) Linux
2 343 (22.69%) Unix
3 119 (7.87%) Windows
4 44 (2.91%) Android
5 25 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.52%) Solaris
7 18 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.99%) CentOS
9 8 (0.53%) AIX
10 5 (0.33%) SUSE
10 5 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.20%) HPUX
11 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) Debian
12 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.066%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (42.46%) Multithreading
2 529 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (23.94%) Software Engineering
4 293 (19.38%) TDD
5 258 (17.06%) OO
6 209 (13.82%) High Availability
7 200 (13.23%) Electronic Trading
8 192 (12.70%) Concurrent Programming
9 151 (9.99%) Algorithmic Trading
10 127 (8.40%) Scrum
11 111 (7.34%) OOP
12 107 (7.08%) MVC
13 105 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 101 (6.68%) Proprietary Trading
15 99 (6.55%) Analytics
16 97 (6.42%) SDLC
17 85 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (5.56%) OOD
19 81 (5.36%) BDD
19 81 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 760 (50.26%) Java
2 431 (28.51%) C++
3 381 (25.20%) Python
4 239 (15.81%) C#
5 219 (14.48%) JavaScript
6 205 (13.56%) SQL
7 119 (7.87%) C
8 107 (7.08%) Scala
9 76 (5.03%) Perl
10 70 (4.63%) Ruby
11 50 (3.31%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.38%) R
13 35 (2.31%) Go
14 29 (1.92%) Erlang
15 24 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.32%) Objective-C
16 20 (1.32%) PHP
17 18 (1.19%) Lua
18 16 (1.06%) F#
Qualifications
1 455 (30.09%) Degree
2 79 (5.22%) PhD
3 52 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (2.31%) CCNP
5 21 (1.39%) CCIE
6 20 (1.32%) CCNA
7 10 (0.66%) JNCIA
7 10 (0.66%) JNCIP
8 7 (0.46%) JNCIE
8 7 (0.46%) JNCIS
9 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.066%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.066%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (0.13%) MiFID
2 2 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (1.92%) Docker
2 18 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.66%) Firmware
4 8 (0.53%) NFS
5 6 (0.40%) HDFS
5 6 (0.40%) Squid
6 4 (0.26%) Varnish
6 4 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.066%) KVM
8 1 (0.066%) oVirt
8 1 (0.066%) vCloud
8 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (3.04%) Puppet
2 45 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.12%) Nagios
4 27 (1.79%) Ansible
5 21 (1.39%) Salt
6 14 (0.93%) Graphite
6 14 (0.93%) Terraform
7 6 (0.40%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.40%) Grafana
7 6 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.40%) Pingdom
7 6 (0.40%) yum
7 6 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.33%) Icinga
9 4 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.20%) SCOM
11 2 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 130 (8.60%) TIBCO
2 88 (5.82%) Oracle
3 73 (4.83%) Cisco
4 40 (2.65%) Juniper
5 33 (2.18%) Microsoft
5 33 (2.18%) Splunk
6 29 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.52%) Google
8 20 (1.32%) Sybase
9 15 (0.99%) Currenex
9 15 (0.99%) EMC
10 14 (0.93%) Bloomberg
10 14 (0.93%) F5
10 14 (0.93%) IBM
11 13 (0.86%) CheckPoint
11 13 (0.86%) SAP
12 12 (0.79%) CyberSource
13 10 (0.66%) StreamBase
14 9 (0.60%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.53%) Adobe
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - experience dependent
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
JM
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 5 days ago