The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ultra-Low Latency
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 903 923
Rank change year-on-year +75 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 45 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 19
England median annual salary £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
10th Percentile £53,000 £35,000 £66,300
90th Percentile £110,000 £125,000 £110,250
UK median annual salary £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74928 81969 91691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.68% 88.98% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 249802 287097 299995
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ultra-Low Latency in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Ultra-Low Latency in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ultra-Low Latency in England

Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
London +50 44 £92,500 +7.24% 3
South East - 1 £45,000 -
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 95 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 61 (64.21%) Linux
3 59 (62.11%) Finance
4 44 (46.32%) C++
5 39 (41.05%) Front Office
6 31 (32.63%) Electronic Trading
7 30 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 30 (31.58%) Mathematics
8 29 (30.53%) Python
9 23 (24.21%) Unix
10 22 (23.16%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (23.16%) Banking
11 21 (22.11%) Perl
12 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
13 19 (20.00%) Algorithms
14 18 (18.95%) Java
15 17 (17.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (16.84%) C#
16 16 (16.84%) Investment Banking
17 15 (15.79%) Equities
17 15 (15.79%) Shell Script
18 13 (13.68%) Hedge funds
19 12 (12.63%) TIBCO
19 12 (12.63%) Rendezvous
19 12 (12.63%) Windows
20 11 (11.58%) TIBCO EMS
20 11 (11.58%) JMS
20 11 (11.58%) Fintech
21 10 (10.53%) Analytics
22 9 (9.47%) OOP

Ultra-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 6 (6.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) Multicast
3 2 (2.11%) BGP
3 2 (2.11%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) Extranet
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) KDB
2 2 (2.11%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
1 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 59 (62.11%) Finance
2 39 (41.05%) Front Office
3 22 (23.16%) Banking
4 16 (16.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
2 32 (33.68%) C++ Developer
3 26 (27.37%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 12 (12.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (8.42%) C# Quant Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Systems Integrator
7 8 (8.42%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 7 (7.37%) Administrator
8 7 (7.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Splunk Administrator
10 5 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.16%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (12.63%) Rendezvous
3 11 (11.58%) JMS
3 11 (11.58%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (9.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (6.32%) Spring
5 6 (6.32%) STL
6 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.21%) HTML
7 4 (4.21%) HTML5
7 4 (4.21%) WPF
8 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.16%) CSS
8 3 (3.16%) jQuery
8 3 (3.16%) JSON
8 3 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.16%) Node.js
8 3 (3.16%) React
8 3 (3.16%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 17 (17.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (15.79%) Equities
5 13 (13.68%) Hedge funds
6 11 (11.58%) Fintech
7 9 (9.47%) Data Structures
7 9 (9.47%) Derivative
8 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (6.32%) Eurex
10 1 (1.05%) Clustering
10 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.21%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) Unix
3 12 (12.63%) Windows
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.37%) SUSE
5 6 (6.32%) AIX
5 6 (6.32%) CentOS
5 6 (6.32%) Debian
5 6 (6.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 31 (32.63%) Electronic Trading
3 30 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 30 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 10 (10.53%) Analytics
5 9 (9.47%) OO
5 9 (9.47%) OOP
6 8 (8.42%) Code Optimisation
6 8 (8.42%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (8.42%) Physics
6 8 (8.42%) Process Management
6 8 (8.42%) Proprietary Trading
6 8 (8.42%) SDLC
6 8 (8.42%) Validation
7 7 (7.37%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.32%) DevOps
8 6 (6.32%) Functional Programming
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (6.32%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) C++
2 29 (30.53%) Python
3 21 (22.11%) Perl
4 18 (18.95%) Java
5 16 (16.84%) C#
6 15 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.32%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.32%) C-shell
8 6 (6.32%) Korn
8 6 (6.32%) PHP
9 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) PhD
2 7 (7.37%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.11%) CISM
4 2 (2.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Puppet
2 7 (7.37%) Nagios
3 6 (6.32%) CFEngine
3 6 (6.32%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.05%) Ansible
4 1 (1.05%) Control-M
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.32%) Bloomberg
3 6 (6.32%) CQG
3 6 (6.32%) EccoWare
3 6 (6.32%) Fidessa
3 6 (6.32%) GL TRADE
3 6 (6.32%) ION Trading
3 6 (6.32%) NYFIX
3 6 (6.32%) Patsystems
3 6 (6.32%) Reuters
3 6 (6.32%) Splunk
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy
4 1 (1.05%) Solace
4 1 (1.05%) Veritas
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