Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ultra-Low Latency
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1136 1237
Rank change year-on-year +45 +101 0
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 81 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.034% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 80 49 29
England median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £42,500 £66,250 £53,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £124,000 £118,000
UK median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +9.68%

Ultra-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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
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 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 +18 74 £85,000 -10.53% 8
South East - 7 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 81 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 67 (82.72%) Finance
3 25 (30.86%) C++
4 23 (28.40%) Linux
5 22 (27.16%) Multithreading
6 21 (25.93%) Hedge funds
7 18 (22.22%) Banking
8 16 (19.75%) Financial Institution
9 15 (18.52%) Front Office
9 15 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
9 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
10 14 (17.28%) Multicast
11 13 (16.05%) Python
11 13 (16.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
12 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
13 11 (13.58%) Physics
13 11 (13.58%) Project Management
13 11 (13.58%) Unix
14 10 (12.35%) BGP
14 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
14 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
15 9 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.11%) VMware
15 9 (11.11%) Cisco
15 9 (11.11%) Juniper

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 4 (4.94%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Multicast
2 10 (12.35%) BGP
3 6 (7.41%) OSPF
3 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) Network Security
5 4 (4.94%) SAN
6 3 (3.70%) Extranet
6 3 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.47%) ICMP
7 2 (2.47%) IGMP
7 2 (2.47%) SSH
7 2 (2.47%) VPN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
General
1 67 (82.72%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 16 (19.75%) Financial Institution
4 15 (18.52%) Front Office
5 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) C++ Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Market Data Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (6.17%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) NumPy
5 3 (3.70%) Django
5 3 (3.70%) Flask
5 3 (3.70%) Qt
5 3 (3.70%) RESTful
5 3 (3.70%) SciPy
6 2 (2.47%) Pandas
7 1 (1.23%) J2SE
7 1 (1.23%) JMS
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) Spring
7 1 (1.23%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.23%) STL
7 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Hedge funds
2 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (9.88%) Algorithms
5 8 (9.88%) Fintech
6 7 (8.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (8.64%) Data Structures
7 5 (6.17%) Equities
8 4 (4.94%) Derivative
8 4 (4.94%) Eurex
9 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.23%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Unix
3 9 (11.11%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) AIX
6 4 (4.94%) CentOS
6 4 (4.94%) Debian
6 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 4 (4.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 22 (27.16%) Multithreading
3 15 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
3 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.58%) Physics
4 11 (13.58%) Project Management
5 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.88%) Analytics
8 7 (8.64%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (8.64%) OO
8 7 (8.64%) OOP
8 7 (8.64%) Proprietary Trading
8 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.64%) Validation
9 6 (7.41%) High Availability
9 6 (7.41%) Workflow
10 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (6.17%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) C++
2 13 (16.05%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) C#
3 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Bourne shell
4 4 (4.94%) C-shell
4 4 (4.94%) Korn
4 4 (4.94%) Perl
4 4 (4.94%) PHP
5 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.64%) CCNA
2 7 (8.64%) PhD
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (4.94%) RHCE
4 4 (4.94%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.70%) CISM
5 3 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (2.47%) CCIE
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) PMO
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Ansible
1 5 (6.17%) Nagios
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Cisco
2 9 (11.11%) Juniper
2 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Arista
3 5 (6.17%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.94%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.94%) CQG
4 4 (4.94%) EccoWare
4 4 (4.94%) Fidessa
4 4 (4.94%) GL TRADE
4 4 (4.94%) ION Trading
4 4 (4.94%) NYFIX
4 4 (4.94%) Patsystems
4 4 (4.94%) Reuters
5 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto