Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ultra-Low Latency
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 792 886
Rank change year-on-year +22 +94 -37
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 74 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.068% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.076% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 72 48 28
London median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +13.43% +3.08%
10th Percentile £57,000 £66,250 £53,375
90th Percentile £115,000 £126,000 £119,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% +6.45%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68732 68845 79948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.63% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52798 59247 67347
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ultra-Low Latency in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Ultra-Low Latency in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ultra-Low Latency in London

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London 0 6 £92,500 +2.78% 1
East London - 1 £100,000 -
West London - 1 £57,500 -
Ultra-Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 74 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 65 (87.84%) Finance
3 25 (33.78%) C++
4 23 (31.08%) Multithreading
5 21 (28.38%) Hedge funds
5 21 (28.38%) Linux
6 19 (25.68%) Banking
7 16 (21.62%) Financial Institution
8 15 (20.27%) Front Office
8 15 (20.27%) Investment Banking
8 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
9 14 (18.92%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (18.92%) Multicast
10 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.86%) Physics
11 11 (14.86%) Project Management
11 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (13.51%) BGP
12 10 (13.51%) Unix
12 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
12 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
13 9 (12.16%) Analytics
13 9 (12.16%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (12.16%) VMware
13 9 (12.16%) C#
13 9 (12.16%) Python
13 9 (12.16%) Juniper

Ultra-Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.41%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Multicast
2 10 (13.51%) BGP
3 6 (8.11%) OSPF
3 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.76%) Firewall
5 4 (5.41%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) SAN
6 3 (4.05%) Extranet
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.70%) ICMP
7 2 (2.70%) IGMP
7 2 (2.70%) SSH
7 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) WAN
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 65 (87.84%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Banking
3 16 (21.62%) Financial Institution
4 15 (20.27%) Front Office
4 15 (20.27%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) C++ Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Market Data Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) J2SE
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) NumPy
4 1 (1.35%) Pandas
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.35%) STL
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Hedge funds
2 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
6 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
6 8 (10.81%) Data Structures
6 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (6.76%) Equities
7 5 (6.76%) Fintech
8 4 (5.41%) Eurex
9 3 (4.05%) Derivative
10 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Unix
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.41%) AIX
5 4 (5.41%) CentOS
5 4 (5.41%) Debian
5 4 (5.41%) Solaris
5 4 (5.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 23 (31.08%) Multithreading
3 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
4 14 (18.92%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (14.86%) Physics
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.16%) Analytics
7 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.81%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (10.81%) OO
8 8 (10.81%) OOP
8 8 (10.81%) Proprietary Trading
8 8 (10.81%) Validation
9 6 (8.11%) High Availability
9 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.11%) Workflow
10 5 (6.76%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) C++
2 9 (12.16%) C#
2 9 (12.16%) Python
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
4 4 (5.41%) Bourne shell
4 4 (5.41%) C-shell
4 4 (5.41%) Korn
4 4 (5.41%) Perl
4 4 (5.41%) PHP
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.81%) PhD
3 7 (9.46%) CCNA
4 6 (8.11%) CCNP
5 4 (5.41%) RHCE
5 4 (5.41%) RHCSA
6 3 (4.05%) CISM
6 3 (4.05%) CISSP
7 2 (2.70%) CCIE
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PMO
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Ansible
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
1 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco
1 9 (12.16%) Juniper
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.16%) VMware
2 5 (6.76%) Arista
2 5 (6.76%) Citrix
2 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.41%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.41%) CQG
3 4 (5.41%) EccoWare
3 4 (5.41%) Fidessa
3 4 (5.41%) GL TRADE
3 4 (5.41%) ION Trading
3 4 (5.41%) NYFIX
3 4 (5.41%) Patsystems
3 4 (5.41%) Reuters
4 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto