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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 883 934 961
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 26 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.029% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.033% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 42
Median salary £100,000 £85,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £61,250 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £101,750 £102,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.05% +25.55%

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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Ultra-Low Latency Salary Histogram in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 7 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 28 May 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 +18 26 £102,500 +20.58% 7
London +31 22 £107,500 +26.47% 4
City of London +33 3 £82,500 -2.94% 3
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £35,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 45 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 33 (73.33%) Java
3 27 (60.00%) C++
4 23 (51.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (48.89%) Electronic Trading
6 20 (44.44%) Unix
7 19 (42.22%) Front Office
8 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 17 (37.78%) Multithreading
9 15 (33.33%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) Banking
11 9 (20.00%) Oracle
11 9 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
12 8 (17.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
13 7 (15.56%) Derivative
13 7 (15.56%) Degree
13 7 (15.56%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (15.56%) Proprietary Trading
13 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (13.33%) Python
14 6 (13.33%) JMS
15 5 (11.11%) TIBCO
15 5 (11.11%) Rendezvous
15 5 (11.11%) OO
15 5 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
15 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
15 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
16 4 (8.89%) Ultra Messaging

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 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) KDB
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Hudson
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 19 (42.22%) Front Office
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) C++ Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 7 (15.56%) FX Support Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Production Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C/C++ Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Quantitative Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (13.33%) JMS
3 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (11.11%) Rendezvous
3 5 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.44%) Akka
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) LAMP
5 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (15.56%) Derivative
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.67%) Fintech
4 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Unix
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 22 (48.89%) Electronic Trading
3 17 (37.78%) Multithreading
4 9 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
5 7 (15.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.56%) Proprietary Trading
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) OOP
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Systematic Trading
9 2 (4.44%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (4.44%) Microservices
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Java
2 27 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) C
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.22%) Solace
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