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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ultra-Low Latency
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 618 645
Rank change year-on-year +47 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 42 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.051% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.056% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 18
Median salary £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £74,000 £75,250
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% -38.05%  

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 33547 35737 39897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.55% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26755 30975 33510
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 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
City of London +30 11 £92,500 +23.33% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £100,000 -
Ultra-Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 61 (66.30%) Linux
3 56 (60.87%) Finance
4 43 (46.74%) C++
5 37 (40.22%) Front Office
6 30 (32.61%) Mathematics
7 29 (31.52%) Electronic Trading
8 28 (30.43%) Python
8 28 (30.43%) Multithreading
9 22 (23.91%) Unix
9 22 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
10 21 (22.83%) Banking
10 21 (22.83%) Perl
11 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
12 19 (20.65%) Algorithms
13 17 (18.48%) Java
14 16 (17.39%) C#
14 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (16.30%) Shell Script
15 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
16 14 (15.22%) Equities
17 12 (13.04%) TIBCO
17 12 (13.04%) Rendezvous
17 12 (13.04%) Windows
17 12 (13.04%) Hedge funds
18 11 (11.96%) JMS
18 11 (11.96%) TIBCO EMS
19 10 (10.87%) Analytics
19 10 (10.87%) Fintech
20 9 (9.78%) Data Structures

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 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) SAN
2 3 (3.26%) Multicast
3 2 (2.17%) BGP
3 2 (2.17%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (1.09%) Extranet
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) KDB
2 2 (2.17%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
1 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 56 (60.87%) Finance
2 37 (40.22%) Front Office
3 21 (22.83%) Banking
4 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Developer
2 32 (34.78%) C++ Developer
3 25 (27.17%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 12 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (8.70%) C# Quant Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Systems Integrator
7 8 (8.70%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 7 (7.61%) Administrator
8 7 (7.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Splunk Administrator
10 5 (5.43%) Core Java Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (13.04%) Rendezvous
3 11 (11.96%) JMS
3 11 (11.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (6.52%) Spring
5 6 (6.52%) STL
6 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.35%) HTML
7 4 (4.35%) HTML5
7 4 (4.35%) WPF
8 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.26%) CSS
8 3 (3.26%) jQuery
8 3 (3.26%) JSON
8 3 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.26%) Node.js
8 3 (3.26%) React
8 3 (3.26%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.65%) Algorithms
3 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (15.22%) Equities
5 12 (13.04%) Hedge funds
6 10 (10.87%) Fintech
7 9 (9.78%) Data Structures
8 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.70%) Derivative
8 8 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (6.52%) Eurex
10 1 (1.09%) Clustering
10 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (66.30%) Linux
2 22 (23.91%) Unix
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.61%) SUSE
5 6 (6.52%) AIX
5 6 (6.52%) CentOS
5 6 (6.52%) Debian
5 6 (6.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 30 (32.61%) Mathematics
3 29 (31.52%) Electronic Trading
4 28 (30.43%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.87%) Analytics
6 9 (9.78%) OO
6 9 (9.78%) OOP
7 8 (8.70%) Code Optimisation
7 8 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (8.70%) Physics
7 8 (8.70%) Process Management
7 8 (8.70%) Proprietary Trading
7 8 (8.70%) SDLC
7 8 (8.70%) Validation
8 7 (7.61%) High Availability
9 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.52%) DevOps
9 6 (6.52%) Functional Programming
9 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (6.52%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) C++
2 28 (30.43%) Python
3 21 (22.83%) Perl
4 17 (18.48%) Java
5 16 (17.39%) C#
6 15 (16.30%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.52%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.52%) C-shell
8 6 (6.52%) Korn
8 6 (6.52%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) PhD
2 7 (7.61%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Nagios
3 6 (6.52%) CFEngine
3 6 (6.52%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.52%) Bloomberg
3 6 (6.52%) CQG
3 6 (6.52%) EccoWare
3 6 (6.52%) Fidessa
3 6 (6.52%) GL TRADE
3 6 (6.52%) ION Trading
3 6 (6.52%) NYFIX
3 6 (6.52%) Patsystems
3 6 (6.52%) Reuters
3 6 (6.52%) Splunk
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Remedy
4 1 (1.09%) Solace
4 1 (1.09%) Veritas
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago