The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 215 220 185
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 19 5 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.093% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.11% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 41
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
Low Latency
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5077 4679 4652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.82% 86.94% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3870 3909
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the West Midlands region.

Low Latency Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Staffordshire +16 16 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Birmingham - 2 £43,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Haskell
2 18 (66.67%) Erlang
2 18 (66.67%) Functional Programming
3 17 (62.96%) Middleware
4 15 (55.56%) Internet
4 15 (55.56%) Go
5 14 (51.85%) Open Source
5 14 (51.85%) C#
6 13 (48.15%) .NET
6 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
6 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
6 13 (48.15%) F#
6 13 (48.15%) Clojure
6 13 (48.15%) Data Structures
6 13 (48.15%) Algorithms
6 13 (48.15%) Complexity Analysis
7 12 (44.44%) Scala
8 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
9 10 (37.04%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
11 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
11 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (25.93%) Physics
12 7 (25.93%) Complex Event Processing
12 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 7 (25.93%) SOA

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Internet
2 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) VLDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Designer
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Designer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Erlang Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Games Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Games Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Middleware
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) Esper
7 2 (7.41%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE
8 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Algorithms
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
1 13 (48.15%) Data Structures
2 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (25.93%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Blog
5 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 14 (51.85%) Open Source
3 13 (48.15%) Complexity Analysis
3 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
4 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Complex Event Processing
5 7 (25.93%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Erlang
2 18 (66.67%) Haskell
3 15 (55.56%) Go
4 14 (51.85%) C#
5 13 (48.15%) Clojure
5 13 (48.15%) F#
6 12 (44.44%) Scala
7 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 2 (7.41%) R
10 1 (3.70%) Ruby
10 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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