Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 513 568
Rank change year-on-year +14 +55 +30
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 42 67 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 48 52
South East median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,078 27,942 35,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.49% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22,281 22,932 29,698
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in the South East

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in the South East

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the South East

Low Latency
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +29 24 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire +33 16 £48,750 +21.88% 2
Surrey -30 12 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Oxfordshire -1 8 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -4 6 £65,000 +33.33%
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (38.10%) High Availability
3 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 15 (35.71%) Web Services
4 14 (33.33%) REST
5 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
6 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 12 (28.57%) Python
6 12 (28.57%) Java
7 11 (26.19%) SOA
7 11 (26.19%) TDD
8 10 (23.81%) Spring
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.81%) Linux
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
8 10 (23.81%) DevOps
8 10 (23.81%) Microservices
8 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 9 (21.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) J2EE
10 8 (19.05%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
10 8 (19.05%) Banking
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) GNU Octave
1 1 (2.38%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) npm
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data
6 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.76%) HBase
7 2 (4.76%) Impala
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) gulp
2 4 (9.52%) NuGet
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (14.29%) Games
5 4 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Python Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Telecoms Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Telecoms Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Cabling Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
4 9 (21.43%) J2EE
5 7 (16.67%) EJB
5 7 (16.67%) JMS
5 7 (16.67%) RESTful
5 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) Django
6 6 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Fintech
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (38.10%) High Availability
3 11 (26.19%) SOA
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.81%) DevOps
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) ETL
7 6 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) OO
7 6 (14.29%) OOP
7 6 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.76%) HDFS
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kibana
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Capita
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian