The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.71% 0.46% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.52% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -6.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.25%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 380 574 485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 89.83% 87.10% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 290 521 432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in Staffordshire

Low Latency
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in Staffordshire

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in Staffordshire

Low Latency
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 2 £62,500 +8.69%
Low Latency
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Middleware
1 8 (80.00%) Haskell
1 8 (80.00%) Erlang
1 8 (80.00%) F#
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Physics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Clojure
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Functional Programming
2 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (60.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 5 (50.00%) Go
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Blog
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Blog
3 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Functional Programming
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Physics
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Erlang
1 8 (80.00%) F#
1 8 (80.00%) Haskell
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Clojure
3 5 (50.00%) Go
4 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter