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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 911 934 944
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 26 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.036% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.042% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 44
Median salary £100,000 £90,000 £80,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £66,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £104,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £110,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-68.18% +144.44%

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
89899 94925 101915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.97% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74807 76710 82206
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 £32,000 £30,500
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 5 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 5 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
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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 +15 26 £102,500 +13.88% 5
London +1 22 £107,500 +19.44% 5
City of London +28 3 £82,500 -5.71% 4
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 -
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 44 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 33 (75.00%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) C++
4 25 (56.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (56.82%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (47.73%) Unix
6 17 (38.64%) Front Office
6 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
7 16 (36.36%) Linux
8 15 (34.09%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) Banking
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle
10 9 (20.45%) Code Optimisation
11 8 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
12 7 (15.91%) Rendezvous
12 7 (15.91%) TIBCO EMS
12 7 (15.91%) Degree
12 7 (15.91%) Algorithmic Trading
13 6 (13.64%) Proprietary Trading
13 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.64%) Derivative
13 6 (13.64%) OO
13 6 (13.64%) Python
14 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.36%) C
14 5 (11.36%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.36%) Hedge funds

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) KDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 17 (38.64%) Front Office
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.27%) C++ Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) FX Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Production Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Java Analyst Developer
10 2 (4.55%) C Developer
10 2 (4.55%) C/C++ Developer
10 2 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
10 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (15.91%) Rendezvous
2 7 (15.91%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (11.36%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (9.09%) JMS
4 4 (9.09%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) LAMP
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (13.64%) Derivative
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.82%) Fintech
4 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Equities
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 25 (56.82%) Electronic Trading
3 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
4 9 (20.45%) Code Optimisation
5 7 (15.91%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (13.64%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (13.64%) Proprietary Trading
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) DevOps
9 3 (6.82%) High Availability
9 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Systematic Trading
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) C++
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.82%) Solace
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