The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 898 947 934
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 20 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.017% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 44
Median salary £92,500 £82,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £99,250
UK excluding London median salary - - £55,500

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
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%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Trend in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
London +47 20 £92,500 +12.12% 6
England +46 20 £92,500 +12.12% 8
City of London +47 8 £95,000 +20.63% 3

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 44 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 33 (75.00%) C++
3 27 (61.36%) Linux
4 24 (54.55%) Finance
5 20 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 18 (40.91%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) Unix
8 12 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
8 12 (27.27%) High-Frequency Trading
9 11 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 10 (22.73%) Degree
10 10 (22.73%) Front Office
11 9 (20.45%) Derivative
11 9 (20.45%) Hedge funds
12 8 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (18.18%) Banking
12 8 (18.18%) STL
12 8 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
13 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (11.36%) C
14 5 (11.36%) OO
14 5 (11.36%) PhD
14 5 (11.36%) JMS
14 5 (11.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (11.36%) QA
14 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
15 4 (9.09%) Open Source

Ultra-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 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) GDB
1 2 (4.55%) Hudson
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) dotTrace
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Front Office
3 8 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C++ Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Market Data Developer
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (18.18%) STL
3 5 (11.36%) JMS
4 4 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) Rendezvous
5 3 (6.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (6.82%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.55%) Akka
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.55%) LAMP
6 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (2.27%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Derivative
2 9 (20.45%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (9.09%) Fintech
4 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.82%) Equities
5 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.55%) Clustering
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.27%) Physics
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) SUSE
4 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 20 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 12 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
3 12 (27.27%) High-Frequency Trading
4 8 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.09%) OOD
7 4 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C++
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) C
4 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco
1 3 (6.82%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Solace
2 2 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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