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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 842 952 937
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 41 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.013% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 36
Median salary £97,500 £91,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +25.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £117,000 £93,750
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
78798 94209 98163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 64965 77834 80660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,501
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%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +122 41 £97,500 +6.84% 14
London +109 41 £97,500 +6.84% 13
City of London +45 25 £100,000 +14.28% 5

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 61 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 44 (72.13%) C++
3 40 (65.57%) Linux
4 37 (60.66%) Multithreading
5 36 (59.02%) Finance
6 26 (42.62%) Unix
7 23 (37.70%) Electronic Trading
8 22 (36.07%) Java
9 20 (32.79%) Banking
10 17 (27.87%) Front Office
11 13 (21.31%) JMS
11 13 (21.31%) TIBCO
11 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
11 13 (21.31%) TIBCO EMS
12 12 (19.67%) Hedge funds
12 12 (19.67%) STL
13 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (16.39%) Algorithmic Trading
14 10 (16.39%) Equities
15 9 (14.75%) Open Source
16 8 (13.11%) Ultra Messaging
16 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
17 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
17 7 (11.48%) SDLC
18 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
18 6 (9.84%) Derivative
19 5 (8.20%) Degree
19 5 (8.20%) Asset Management

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 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.64%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) GDB
2 1 (1.64%) dotTrace
2 1 (1.64%) Hudson
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Banking
3 17 (27.87%) Front Office
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 30 (49.18%) C++ Developer
3 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Market Data Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JMS
1 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
1 13 (21.31%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (19.67%) STL
3 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (13.11%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.64%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Hedge funds
2 10 (16.39%) Equities
3 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.84%) Derivative
4 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.92%) Clustering
6 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) Physics
7 1 (1.64%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Solaris
4 3 (4.92%) SUSE
4 3 (4.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 37 (60.66%) Multithreading
3 23 (37.70%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (16.39%) Algorithmic Trading
5 9 (14.75%) Open Source
6 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.20%) Build Automation
9 5 (8.20%) Proprietary Trading
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (6.56%) OO
11 3 (4.92%) OOD
11 3 (4.92%) Release Management
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.28%) Critical Path Analysis
12 2 (3.28%) High Availability
12 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) C++
2 22 (36.07%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.56%) C
4 4 (6.56%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) TIBCO
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas
4 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.28%) Solace
5 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.64%) FactSet
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Reuters
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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