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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ultra-Low Latency
England / London
Rank 527 630 618
Rank change year-on-year +103 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 50 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.062% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 33
Median salary £95,000 £100,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year - -59.09%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29951 37613 37019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.17% 89.67% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25087 32113 30860
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,879 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London +67 29 £92,500 -7.50% 6
Ultra-Low Latency
England

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 72 (78.26%) Linux
3 53 (57.61%) C++
4 42 (45.65%) Finance
5 40 (43.48%) Multithreading
6 35 (38.04%) Unix
7 32 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
8 29 (31.52%) Front Office
9 24 (26.09%) Java
9 24 (26.09%) Python
10 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
11 21 (22.83%) Banking
12 20 (21.74%) TIBCO
12 20 (21.74%) Rendezvous
13 19 (20.65%) Perl
14 18 (19.57%) JMS
14 18 (19.57%) Equities
14 18 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
15 16 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
15 16 (17.39%) Hedge funds
15 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (17.39%) Windows
16 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
17 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
18 11 (11.96%) Code Optimisation
19 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
20 9 (9.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 9 (9.78%) STL
21 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
21 8 (8.70%) Process Management

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.09%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.17%) KDB
4 1 (1.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Front Office
3 21 (22.83%) Banking
4 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (75.00%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) C++ Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Systems Integrator
6 8 (8.70%) Unix Systems Integrator
7 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Core Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Splunk Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Linux Developer
11 2 (2.17%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) Rendezvous
2 18 (19.57%) JMS
2 18 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 16 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (9.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (9.78%) STL
5 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.43%) Spring
5 5 (5.43%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Equities
2 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (17.39%) Hedge funds
3 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (4.35%) Derivative
6 4 (4.35%) Eurex
7 3 (3.26%) Fintech
8 2 (2.17%) Clustering
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.09%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 72 (78.26%) Linux
2 35 (38.04%) Unix
3 16 (17.39%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) SUSE
5 5 (5.43%) Solaris
6 4 (4.35%) AIX
6 4 (4.35%) CentOS
6 4 (4.35%) Debian
7 2 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 40 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 32 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
5 11 (11.96%) Code Optimisation
6 8 (8.70%) Process Management
6 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.70%) SDLC
7 6 (6.52%) Open Source
8 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.43%) High Availability
9 4 (4.35%) DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (4.35%) Kernel Tuning
10 3 (3.26%) Algorithmic Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.17%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.17%) High-Frequency Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Proprietary Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) C++
2 24 (26.09%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) Perl
4 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) Bourne shell
6 4 (4.35%) C-shell
6 4 (4.35%) Korn
6 4 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) C#
7 2 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.09%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 5 (5.43%) Nagios
3 4 (4.35%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.43%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.43%) Reuters
4 4 (4.35%) CQG
4 4 (4.35%) EccoWare
4 4 (4.35%) Fidessa
4 4 (4.35%) GL TRADE
4 4 (4.35%) ION Trading
4 4 (4.35%) NYFIX
4 4 (4.35%) Patsystems
4 4 (4.35%) Splunk
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Veritas
6 1 (1.09%) FactSet
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Solace
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TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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