Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 389 402
Rank change year-on-year +92 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 1854 1408 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.79% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1271 1453
England median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -

Low Latency is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in England

Low Latency
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in England

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in England

Low Latency
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 1690 £75,000 -11.76% 84
South East +20 43 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +18 43 £60,000 - 3
North of England +31 41 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North West +15 28 £55,000 -15.38%
Midlands -21 20 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West +22 18 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +4 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +36 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands -10 6 £49,000 -6.67%
Low Latency
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 1212 (65.37%) Finance
2 1164 (62.78%) Java
3 868 (46.82%) Banking
4 793 (42.77%) Multithreading
5 791 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
6 700 (37.76%) Investment Banking
7 620 (33.44%) Retail Banking
7 620 (33.44%) Asset Management
8 619 (33.39%) Wealth Management
9 466 (25.13%) Front Office
10 438 (23.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 431 (23.25%) Linux
12 366 (19.74%) Software Engineering
13 343 (18.50%) OO
13 343 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
14 325 (17.53%) Electronic Trading
15 309 (16.67%) C++
15 309 (16.67%) Derivative
16 301 (16.24%) C#
17 295 (15.91%) SDLC
18 288 (15.53%) Python
19 280 (15.10%) BDD
20 258 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
21 256 (13.81%) SQL
22 243 (13.11%) Degree
23 232 (12.51%) Equities
24 227 (12.24%) Spring
25 226 (12.19%) FIX Protocol
26 224 (12.08%) TDD
27 209 (11.27%) Unix

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 66 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 44 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 27 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 16 (0.86%) IIS
5 15 (0.81%) CMS
6 14 (0.76%) Apache
6 14 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.54%) JBoss
10 9 (0.49%) Apache Geronimo
10 9 (0.49%) SAS
10 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.49%) WildFly
11 7 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.32%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.22%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.22%) Ethereum
Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.22%) Simulink
5 3 (0.16%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.054%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.81%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.32%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.67%) GitHub
4 17 (0.92%) SaaS
5 14 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.27%) IaaS
6 5 (0.27%) npm
7 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.22%) Heroku
8 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.11%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.91%) BGP
2 47 (2.54%) Ethernet
3 46 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.43%) OSPF
5 37 (2.00%) Firewall
5 37 (2.00%) VPN
5 37 (2.00%) WAN
6 36 (1.94%) DNS
7 30 (1.62%) LDAP
8 29 (1.56%) IGMP
9 27 (1.46%) MPLS
9 27 (1.46%) RIP
10 26 (1.40%) HTTP
10 26 (1.40%) InfiniBand
10 26 (1.40%) Junos
11 22 (1.19%) Multicast
12 17 (0.92%) Network Security
13 15 (0.81%) Internet
14 12 (0.65%) LAN
14 12 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.33%) Relational Database
2 172 (9.28%) Big Data
3 144 (7.77%) Hadoop
4 137 (7.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 128 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 121 (6.53%) RDBMS
7 108 (5.83%) SQL Server
8 63 (3.40%) MySQL
9 60 (3.24%) Oracle Database
10 46 (2.48%) Neo4j
11 42 (2.27%) KDB
12 39 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 32 (1.73%) Redis
14 28 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.97%) HBase
16 18 (0.97%) InterSystems Cache
17 17 (0.92%) Kdb+
18 15 (0.81%) Blockchain
19 13 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (5.83%) Maven
2 106 (5.72%) JIRA
3 87 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 51 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 47 (2.54%) JUnit
6 36 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 31 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (1.51%) Gradle
8 28 (1.51%) Subversion
9 16 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.86%) NUnit
10 15 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.70%) Mockito
12 10 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 10 (0.54%) Mocha
13 8 (0.43%) Ant
14 7 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.38%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.32%) Gerrit
15 6 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1212 (65.37%) Finance
2 868 (46.82%) Banking
3 700 (37.76%) Investment Banking
4 620 (33.44%) Retail Banking
5 466 (25.13%) Front Office
6 73 (3.94%) Games
7 52 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.10%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.67%) Retail
10 18 (0.97%) Electronics
10 18 (0.97%) Marketing
11 15 (0.81%) Back Office
11 15 (0.81%) Online Betting
12 14 (0.76%) Advertising
13 13 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.38%) Legal
15 3 (0.16%) Law
16 2 (0.11%) Publishing
17 1 (0.054%) Automotive
17 1 (0.054%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1007 (54.31%) Developer
2 559 (30.15%) Java Developer
3 245 (13.21%) Software Engineer
4 213 (11.49%) Senior Developer
5 158 (8.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 123 (6.63%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 122 (6.58%) Architect
8 117 (6.31%) C++ Developer
9 98 (5.29%) Market Data Developer
10 91 (4.91%) Quantitative Developer
11 87 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 86 (4.64%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 80 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
14 76 (4.10%) C# Developer
15 61 (3.29%) Project Manager
16 59 (3.18%) Software Developer
16 59 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
17 58 (3.13%) Technical Architect
18 54 (2.91%) Technical Leader
19 49 (2.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (12.24%) Spring
2 226 (12.19%) FIX Protocol
3 151 (8.14%) .NET
4 123 (6.63%) REST
5 120 (6.47%) XML
6 114 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 108 (5.83%) HTML
8 91 (4.91%) Hibernate
9 78 (4.21%) JMS
10 77 (4.15%) Spring MVC
11 76 (4.10%) Spring Boot
12 73 (3.94%) RESTful
13 72 (3.88%) CSS
14 71 (3.83%) Middleware
15 68 (3.67%) J2EE
16 66 (3.56%) Kafka
17 61 (3.29%) J2SE
18 54 (2.91%) Web Services
19 51 (2.75%) React
20 48 (2.59%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 438 (23.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 343 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (16.67%) Derivative
4 232 (12.51%) Equities
5 193 (10.41%) Computer Science
6 169 (9.12%) Fintech
7 145 (7.82%) Algorithms
8 104 (5.61%) Data Structures
9 99 (5.34%) Fixed Income
10 84 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
11 78 (4.21%) Hedge funds
12 76 (4.10%) Management Information System
13 68 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (2.91%) Data Centre
15 52 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
16 39 (2.10%) Online Games
17 34 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 32 (1.73%) User Experience
19 29 (1.56%) Clustering
20 27 (1.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 431 (23.25%) Linux
2 209 (11.27%) Unix
3 125 (6.74%) Windows
4 34 (1.83%) CentOS
5 33 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.86%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.59%) Debian
10 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.49%) Solaris
12 7 (0.38%) Android
12 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.32%) AIX
13 6 (0.32%) SUSE
14 4 (0.22%) Fedora
15 1 (0.054%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.054%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (42.77%) Multithreading
2 791 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (33.44%) Asset Management
4 619 (33.39%) Wealth Management
5 366 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 343 (18.50%) OO
7 325 (17.53%) Electronic Trading
8 295 (15.91%) SDLC
9 280 (15.10%) BDD
10 258 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
11 224 (12.08%) TDD
12 202 (10.90%) High Availability
13 196 (10.57%) Scrum
14 182 (9.82%) OOD
15 162 (8.74%) Test Automation
16 156 (8.41%) Software Delivery
17 150 (8.09%) Algorithmic Trading
18 140 (7.55%) Mathematics
19 135 (7.28%) Microservices
20 130 (7.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1164 (62.78%) Java
2 309 (16.67%) C++
3 301 (16.24%) C#
4 288 (15.53%) Python
5 256 (13.81%) SQL
6 194 (10.46%) Perl
7 149 (8.04%) C
8 147 (7.93%) JavaScript
9 90 (4.85%) Bash Shell
10 74 (3.99%) Shell Script
11 67 (3.61%) Scala
12 60 (3.24%) Ruby
13 47 (2.54%) F#
14 46 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.46%) Groovy
15 27 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.08%) Go
19 17 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 243 (13.11%) Degree
2 100 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (3.88%) Master's Degree
4 41 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (2.00%) CCNP
6 29 (1.56%) PhD
7 24 (1.29%) CCIE
8 12 (0.65%) RHCE
9 10 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.43%) CCNA
10 8 (0.43%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.22%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.16%) CISM
12 3 (0.16%) CISSP
12 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.054%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.054%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.15%) QA
2 31 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.46%) SEPA
4 5 (0.27%) MiFID
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) GCP
6 2 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.054%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (1.56%) NFS
2 28 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
3 26 (1.40%) iptables
4 23 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.13%) Docker
6 18 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.76%) Active Directory
8 11 (0.59%) DFS Replication
8 11 (0.59%) Firmware
8 11 (0.59%) Terminal Server
9 10 (0.54%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.43%) KVM
10 8 (0.43%) LXC
10 8 (0.43%) XenServer
11 6 (0.32%) HDFS
12 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.11%) GridGain
13 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.054%) etcd
14 1 (0.054%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 40 (2.16%) Puppet
2 33 (1.78%) Ansible
3 31 (1.67%) Opsview
4 25 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.19%) Nagios
6 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 11 (0.59%) SCCM
6 11 (0.59%) WMI
7 9 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.43%) CFEngine
8 8 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.38%) yum
10 6 (0.32%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.32%) collectd
10 6 (0.32%) Mesos
10 6 (0.32%) rkt
11 4 (0.22%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 183 (9.87%) Oracle
2 77 (4.15%) ION Trading
3 71 (3.83%) TIBCO
4 61 (3.29%) Murex
4 61 (3.29%) Sun
5 58 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 56 (3.02%) Microsoft
7 42 (2.27%) Sybase
8 41 (2.21%) Cisco
8 41 (2.21%) Juniper
9 37 (2.00%) Splunk
10 29 (1.56%) VMware
11 24 (1.29%) Citrix
11 24 (1.29%) Solace
12 21 (1.13%) Arista
12 21 (1.13%) StreamBase
13 16 (0.86%) HP
14 15 (0.81%) Google
15 12 (0.65%) Bloomberg
15 12 (0.65%) IBM