Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 344 377
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 28 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.088% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.098% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 1
North West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +52.94% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £48,875 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,525 £75,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11813 11184 11695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.74% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9336 9669
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in the North West

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in the North West

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the North West

Low Latency
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the North West 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
Manchester +1 23 £55,500 -20.71%
Cheshire -20 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Merseyside +22 2 £64,000 +34.74%
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing 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 North West region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 18 (64.29%) Java
1 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 15 (53.57%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) Scala
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) High Availability
9 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
10 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) JSF
10 6 (21.43%) Java EE
10 6 (21.43%) Release Management
10 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
10 6 (21.43%) GWT
10 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Apache Wicket
10 6 (21.43%) Change Management
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) Sun
10 6 (21.43%) Sun Certification
10 6 (21.43%) SQL

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) J2EE Software Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Java Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Erlang Developer
3 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 6 (21.43%) Apache Wicket
3 6 (21.43%) GWT
3 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) Java EE
3 6 (21.43%) JSF
3 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
4 4 (14.29%) EJB
4 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) React
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Fintech
4 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (21.43%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Programming
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (10.71%) Market Making
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Scala
3 6 (21.43%) C
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) F#
4 4 (14.29%) Go
4 4 (14.29%) Haskell
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Elixir
6 2 (7.14%) Erlang
7 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Sun Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
1 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
1 6 (21.43%) Sun