The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK
Rank 319 378 424
Rank change year-on-year +59 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 794 810 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.79% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 693 690 651
Median salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Low Latency
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +61 778 £70,000 -9.67% 115
London +24 664 £77,500 -3.12% 105
City of London +47 200 £82,500 +10.00% 38
South East +80 45 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey +71 34 £55,000 +2.32% 1
West Midlands +45 21 £57,500 +4.54%
East of England +28 19 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Cambridgeshire - 18 £68,750 - 4
Cambridge - 18 £68,750 - 4
Manchester - 11 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 - 3
North West - 11 £57,500 - 1
Scotland +25 10 £27,250 -45.50%
Berkshire +30 9 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 9 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 3
Coventry - 9 £57,500 -
Glasgow +28 8 - -
Epsom - 6 £67,500 -
Maidenhead +9 5 £48,500 -7.61%
Telford - 5 - -
Morden - 5 £57,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £115,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £57,500 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Nottingham +12 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £42,500 +21.42%
East Midlands +6 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 848 (54.53%) Java
2 740 (47.59%) Finance
3 635 (40.84%) Multithreading
4 535 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
5 531 (34.15%) Linux
6 443 (28.49%) C++
7 335 (21.54%) Banking
8 333 (21.41%) Software Engineering
9 296 (19.04%) C#
10 276 (17.75%) Electronic Trading
11 271 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 265 (17.04%) OO
13 260 (16.72%) Unix
14 252 (16.21%) Python
15 250 (16.08%) Degree
16 234 (15.05%) TDD
17 230 (14.79%) Front Office
18 206 (13.25%) Scrum
19 205 (13.18%) JavaScript
20 202 (12.99%) FIX Protocol
21 200 (12.86%) SQL
22 191 (12.28%) .NET
23 187 (12.03%) Concurrent Programming
24 185 (11.90%) Computer Science
25 176 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
26 171 (11.00%) Equities
27 170 (10.93%) Mathematics
28 168 (10.80%) Algorithms
29 162 (10.42%) Investment Banking
29 162 (10.42%) Spring

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills 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 34 (2.19%) Apache Spark
2 24 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (0.96%) Apache
4 9 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.51%) Apache Solr
5 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.32%) CMS
7 5 (0.32%) nginx
7 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
8 4 (0.26%) IPython
8 4 (0.26%) Lightstreamer
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.26%) WebORB
9 3 (0.19%) Confluence
9 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.13%) JBoss
10 2 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.064%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 13 (0.84%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.64%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.45%) RMDS
5 4 (0.26%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.19%) Eikon
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.064%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.71%) SaaS
5 9 (0.58%) GitHub
6 8 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.45%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.32%) PaaS
10 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.19%) IaaS
12 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.064%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.02%) BGP
2 46 (2.96%) MPLS
3 45 (2.89%) Multicast
4 38 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.19%) Firewall
6 31 (1.99%) DNS
7 30 (1.93%) OSPF
8 27 (1.74%) Ethernet
9 25 (1.61%) WAN
10 23 (1.48%) LAN
11 22 (1.41%) VPN
12 19 (1.22%) DHCP
13 17 (1.09%) IGMP
13 17 (1.09%) Internet
14 13 (0.84%) SSL
15 12 (0.77%) Network Security
16 11 (0.71%) LDAP
17 10 (0.64%) EIGRP
17 10 (0.64%) HTTP
17 10 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.00%) NoSQL
2 89 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 62 (3.99%) Big Data
3 62 (3.99%) KDB
4 56 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 46 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 34 (2.19%) Redis
7 30 (1.93%) MySQL
7 30 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.90%) OLTP
14 13 (0.84%) DB2
15 12 (0.77%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.71%) Couchbase
16 11 (0.71%) Kdb+
17 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (4.69%) JIRA
1 73 (4.69%) Maven
2 72 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 61 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 57 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 53 (3.41%) Hudson
6 48 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (2.51%) Subversion
8 35 (2.25%) GoCD
9 34 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (2.06%) JUnit
11 31 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 29 (1.86%) Gradle
13 28 (1.80%) gulp
14 27 (1.74%) Grunt
15 21 (1.35%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.29%) MSBuild
17 19 (1.22%) Eclipse
18 18 (1.16%) Mocha
18 18 (1.16%) Mockito
General
1 740 (47.59%) Finance
2 335 (21.54%) Banking
3 230 (14.79%) Front Office
4 162 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 85 (5.47%) Games
6 69 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.83%) Retail
8 21 (1.35%) Advertising
9 18 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.90%) Marketing
11 9 (0.58%) Legal
12 8 (0.51%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.26%) Automotive
14 4 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Back Office
15 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.064%) Law
Job Titles
1 1128 (72.54%) Developer
2 637 (40.96%) Java Developer
3 265 (17.04%) C++ Developer
4 247 (15.88%) Senior Developer
5 154 (9.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 134 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 99 (6.37%) .NET Developer
7 99 (6.37%) Software Engineer
8 97 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 93 (5.98%) Core Java Developer
10 75 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 74 (4.76%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 68 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
13 67 (4.31%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 64 (4.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 61 (3.92%) Senior C++ Developer
16 58 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
17 57 (3.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 54 (3.47%) Software Developer
19 51 (3.28%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (12.99%) FIX Protocol
2 191 (12.28%) .NET
3 162 (10.42%) Spring
4 157 (10.10%) J2SE
5 134 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 134 (8.62%) JMS
6 125 (8.04%) HTML
6 125 (8.04%) REST
7 122 (7.85%) Node.js
8 115 (7.40%) React
9 114 (7.33%) Web Services
10 93 (5.98%) RESTful
11 84 (5.40%) HTML5
11 84 (5.40%) XML
12 82 (5.27%) Middleware
13 81 (5.21%) CSS
14 73 (4.69%) STL
15 72 (4.63%) TIBCO EMS
16 70 (4.50%) Hibernate
16 70 (4.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 271 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 185 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 171 (11.00%) Equities
4 168 (10.80%) Algorithms
5 112 (7.20%) Fintech
6 108 (6.95%) Hedge funds
7 89 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
8 86 (5.53%) Data Structures
9 77 (4.95%) Fixed Income
10 67 (4.31%) Derivative
11 50 (3.22%) Data Centre
12 37 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (2.19%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.86%) N-Tier
15 27 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 17 (1.09%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.96%) User Experience
18 14 (0.90%) Virtual Team
19 13 (0.84%) Online Games
20 12 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 531 (34.15%) Linux
2 260 (16.72%) Unix
3 119 (7.65%) Windows
4 45 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.35%) CentOS
6 15 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.77%) Android
8 10 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.45%) Solaris
10 6 (0.39%) SUSE
11 4 (0.26%) AIX
11 4 (0.26%) Debian
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.19%) Fedora
12 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.064%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.064%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (40.84%) Multithreading
2 535 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (21.41%) Software Engineering
4 276 (17.75%) Electronic Trading
5 265 (17.04%) OO
6 234 (15.05%) TDD
7 206 (13.25%) Scrum
8 187 (12.03%) Concurrent Programming
9 176 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
10 170 (10.93%) Mathematics
11 160 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
12 147 (9.45%) High Availability
13 139 (8.94%) High-Frequency Trading
14 129 (8.30%) Microservices
15 116 (7.46%) DevOps
16 109 (7.01%) E-Commerce
17 91 (5.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 87 (5.59%) SDLC
19 82 (5.27%) BDD
20 81 (5.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 848 (54.53%) Java
2 443 (28.49%) C++
3 296 (19.04%) C#
4 252 (16.21%) Python
5 205 (13.18%) JavaScript
6 200 (12.86%) SQL
7 92 (5.92%) Perl
8 91 (5.85%) Scala
9 83 (5.34%) C
10 80 (5.14%) Bash Shell
11 68 (4.37%) F#
12 59 (3.79%) Ruby
13 46 (2.96%) Go
14 42 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.12%) Korn
16 29 (1.86%) Groovy
17 26 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.29%) Embedded C
19 17 (1.09%) ES6
19 17 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 250 (16.08%) Degree
2 28 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (1.29%) PhD
4 19 (1.22%) CCNP
5 10 (0.64%) CCIE
6 4 (0.26%) CCNA
6 4 (0.26%) JNCIE
6 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.064%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.064%) RHCE
7 1 (0.064%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.48%) QA
2 18 (1.16%) MiFID
3 4 (0.26%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.064%) EMIR
4 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (4.76%) Docker
2 19 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.51%) NFS
6 7 (0.45%) iptables
7 6 (0.39%) Firmware
7 6 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.13%) Squid
8 2 (0.13%) Xen
9 1 (0.064%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.064%) KVM
9 1 (0.064%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (3.92%) Puppet
3 57 (3.67%) Ansible
4 40 (2.57%) Terraform
5 11 (0.71%) Nagios
6 10 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.45%) Grafana
8 7 (0.45%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.45%) Salt
9 6 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.39%) Kibana
10 5 (0.32%) Endace
10 5 (0.32%) Graylog
10 5 (0.32%) Mesos
10 5 (0.32%) MOM
10 5 (0.32%) Munin
11 4 (0.26%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.26%) Marathon
11 4 (0.26%) Riemann
Vendors
1 149 (9.58%) TIBCO
2 56 (3.60%) Red Hat
3 53 (3.41%) Solace
4 48 (3.09%) Sybase
5 44 (2.83%) Oracle
6 43 (2.77%) Cisco
6 43 (2.77%) Google
7 34 (2.19%) ION Trading
8 32 (2.06%) Microsoft
9 25 (1.61%) Reuters
10 20 (1.29%) Bloomberg
10 20 (1.29%) Splunk
11 19 (1.22%) Intel
11 19 (1.22%) VMware
12 18 (1.16%) StreamBase
13 17 (1.09%) Arista
13 17 (1.09%) Juniper
14 16 (1.03%) IBM
15 14 (0.90%) Vertica
16 11 (0.71%) Altera
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Company Cul
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits very good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago