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

Low Latency
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 430 445
Rank change year-on-year +90 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 802 718 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 716 627 646
Median salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £108,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  

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 77870 91765 96775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.30% 88.79% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64067 76274 78129
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +89 789 £75,000 -3.22% 154
London +48 677 £80,000 - 133
City of London +58 193 £85,000 +21.42% 43
South East +89 45 £50,000 - 7
Surrey +78 27 £55,000 - 4
East of England +18 20 £65,000 +23.80% 5
Yorkshire - 19 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +19 18 £70,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridge -8 18 £70,000 +33.33% 5
Leeds - 17 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 17 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +33 16 £50,000 -
West Midlands +25 11 £57,500 -9.80% 2
Scotland +21 10 £27,500 - 1
Manchester -14 7 £59,500 - 2
North West -18 7 £59,500 - 2
Glasgow +25 6 - - 1
South West - 6 £50,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 5 £48,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £38,750 -
Morden - 4 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £38,750 -
West Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £38,750 - 1
Staffordshire +7 3 £70,000 +9.80%
Epsom - 3 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Mitcham - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 843 (53.32%) Java
2 799 (50.54%) Finance
3 630 (39.85%) Multithreading
4 567 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
5 512 (32.38%) Linux
6 432 (27.32%) C++
7 368 (23.28%) Banking
8 344 (21.76%) C#
9 294 (18.60%) Software Engineering
10 284 (17.96%) OO
10 284 (17.96%) Electronic Trading
11 245 (15.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 243 (15.37%) TDD
13 237 (14.99%) Python
14 234 (14.80%) Front Office
15 225 (14.23%) Scrum
16 224 (14.17%) Unix
17 222 (14.04%) JavaScript
17 222 (14.04%) .NET
18 221 (13.98%) Degree
19 214 (13.54%) FIX Protocol
20 209 (13.22%) SQL
21 189 (11.95%) Investment Banking
22 184 (11.64%) Spring
23 175 (11.07%) Computer Science
23 175 (11.07%) Concurrent Programming
24 167 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
25 165 (10.44%) Algorithmic Trading
26 164 (10.37%) Algorithms
27 162 (10.25%) Equities

Low Latency
Co-occurring 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 40 (2.53%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.01%) Apache
4 10 (0.63%) CMS
5 9 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.44%) Sitefinity
8 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.25%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (0.25%) Confluence
10 4 (0.25%) Lightstreamer
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.25%) WebORB
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
11 2 (0.13%) Tornado
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.13%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.063%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.95%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.38%) RMDS
5 5 (0.32%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.13%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (0.57%) SaaS
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (0.44%) GitHub
7 6 (0.38%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.19%) IaaS
10 3 (0.19%) PaaS
11 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.063%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.29%) MPLS
2 41 (2.59%) Multicast
3 40 (2.53%) BGP
4 38 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 36 (2.28%) Firewall
5 36 (2.28%) WAN
6 30 (1.90%) Ethernet
7 29 (1.83%) LAN
8 27 (1.71%) DNS
9 23 (1.45%) OSPF
10 19 (1.20%) DHCP
11 17 (1.08%) VPN
12 15 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.89%) FIX Connectivity
13 14 (0.89%) InfiniBand
14 13 (0.82%) Internet
14 13 (0.82%) Network Security
15 11 (0.70%) HTTP
15 11 (0.70%) IPsec
16 10 (0.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (8.35%) NoSQL
2 87 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 82 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 67 (4.24%) Big Data
5 53 (3.35%) KDB
6 46 (2.91%) Redis
7 37 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 30 (1.90%) MySQL
10 24 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.27%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.82%) OLTP
17 12 (0.76%) Kdb+
18 10 (0.63%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 72 (4.55%) Maven
2 70 (4.43%) Jenkins
3 67 (4.24%) JIRA
4 61 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 53 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 49 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (3.04%) Hudson
8 36 (2.28%) gulp
9 35 (2.21%) GoCD
9 35 (2.21%) JUnit
10 31 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (1.90%) Gradle
11 30 (1.90%) Subversion
12 28 (1.77%) Grunt
13 22 (1.39%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.27%) MSBuild
15 16 (1.01%) Mockito
16 15 (0.95%) NuGet
17 14 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 799 (50.54%) Finance
2 368 (23.28%) Banking
3 234 (14.80%) Front Office
4 189 (11.95%) Investment Banking
5 81 (5.12%) Games
6 67 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 49 (3.10%) Retail
8 21 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.27%) Advertising
10 18 (1.14%) Marketing
11 13 (0.82%) Electronics
12 9 (0.57%) Legal
12 9 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.32%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.25%) Back Office
16 4 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
17 2 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 1147 (72.55%) Developer
2 623 (39.41%) Java Developer
3 261 (16.51%) C++ Developer
4 246 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 165 (10.44%) C# Developer
6 143 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 122 (7.72%) .NET Developer
8 115 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 96 (6.07%) Core Java Developer
10 94 (5.95%) Software Engineer
11 82 (5.19%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 81 (5.12%) Senior C# Developer
13 80 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
14 75 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 73 (4.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 64 (4.05%) Electronic Trading Developer
17 62 (3.92%) Software Developer
18 61 (3.86%) Low Latency Java Developer
19 55 (3.48%) Senior C++ Developer
20 50 (3.16%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (14.04%) .NET
2 214 (13.54%) FIX Protocol
3 184 (11.64%) Spring
4 150 (9.49%) J2SE
5 149 (9.42%) AngularJS
6 134 (8.48%) HTML
6 134 (8.48%) REST
7 131 (8.29%) Node.js
8 126 (7.97%) Web Services
9 120 (7.59%) React
10 109 (6.89%) JMS
11 95 (6.01%) RESTful
12 90 (5.69%) XML
13 89 (5.63%) HTML5
14 87 (5.50%) CSS
15 85 (5.38%) Hibernate
16 69 (4.36%) STL
17 61 (3.86%) Middleware
18 60 (3.80%) JSON
18 60 (3.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 245 (15.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 175 (11.07%) Computer Science
3 164 (10.37%) Algorithms
4 162 (10.25%) Equities
5 145 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
6 126 (7.97%) Fintech
7 113 (7.15%) Hedge funds
8 93 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (5.82%) Data Structures
10 80 (5.06%) Derivative
11 72 (4.55%) Fixed Income
12 53 (3.35%) Data Centre
13 33 (2.09%) Client/Server
14 32 (2.02%) N-Tier
15 30 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 25 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (1.52%) User Experience
18 22 (1.39%) Mobile App
19 14 (0.89%) Online Games
20 12 (0.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 512 (32.38%) Linux
2 224 (14.17%) Unix
3 135 (8.54%) Windows
4 45 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.20%) CentOS
7 17 (1.08%) Android
8 14 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.57%) Solaris
9 9 (0.57%) SUSE
10 6 (0.38%) Debian
11 5 (0.32%) AIX
12 4 (0.25%) Fedora
12 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.063%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.063%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.063%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (39.85%) Multithreading
2 567 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 284 (17.96%) Electronic Trading
4 284 (17.96%) OO
5 243 (15.37%) TDD
6 225 (14.23%) Scrum
7 175 (11.07%) Concurrent Programming
8 167 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
9 165 (10.44%) Algorithmic Trading
10 154 (9.74%) Mathematics
11 137 (8.67%) High Availability
12 131 (8.29%) Microservices
13 130 (8.22%) High-Frequency Trading
14 127 (8.03%) DevOps
15 114 (7.21%) E-Commerce
16 97 (6.14%) MVC
17 93 (5.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 87 (5.50%) SDLC
19 83 (5.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 843 (53.32%) Java
2 432 (27.32%) C++
3 344 (21.76%) C#
4 237 (14.99%) Python
5 222 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 209 (13.22%) SQL
7 91 (5.76%) Perl
8 89 (5.63%) Scala
9 79 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 78 (4.93%) C
11 64 (4.05%) F#
12 52 (3.29%) Ruby
13 45 (2.85%) Shell Script
14 44 (2.78%) Go
15 28 (1.77%) Groovy
15 28 (1.77%) PowerShell
16 26 (1.64%) Korn
17 22 (1.39%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.27%) ES6
19 14 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 221 (13.98%) Degree
2 30 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (1.33%) CCNP
3 21 (1.33%) PhD
4 14 (0.89%) CCIE
5 4 (0.25%) JNCIE
5 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.19%) CCNA
7 2 (0.13%) CCDA
8 1 (0.063%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.063%) RHCE
8 1 (0.063%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.21%) QA
2 17 (1.08%) MiFID
3 4 (0.25%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) EMIR
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.13%) SEPA
6 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (5.25%) Docker
2 21 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
5 5 (0.32%) iptables
5 5 (0.32%) NFS
6 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.13%) Xen
8 1 (0.063%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.063%) HDFS
8 1 (0.063%) KVM
8 1 (0.063%) Samba
8 1 (0.063%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 67 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (4.05%) Puppet
3 56 (3.54%) Ansible
4 40 (2.53%) Terraform
5 17 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.51%) Salt
9 7 (0.44%) Nagios
10 6 (0.38%) Grafana
11 5 (0.32%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.32%) Endace
11 5 (0.32%) Graylog
11 5 (0.32%) Mesos
11 5 (0.32%) MOM
11 5 (0.32%) Munin
12 4 (0.25%) Marathon
12 4 (0.25%) Riemann
13 3 (0.19%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 115 (7.27%) TIBCO
2 52 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 47 (2.97%) Red Hat
4 46 (2.91%) Cisco
5 45 (2.85%) Google
6 43 (2.72%) Oracle
7 36 (2.28%) Sybase
8 32 (2.02%) ION Trading
8 32 (2.02%) Solace
9 28 (1.77%) StreamBase
10 27 (1.71%) Juniper
11 23 (1.45%) Splunk
12 22 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 21 (1.33%) Intel
14 20 (1.27%) Reuters
15 18 (1.14%) Arista
16 17 (1.08%) VMware
17 13 (0.82%) Vertica
18 12 (0.76%) Altera
18 12 (0.76%) Palo Alto
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £85000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £850000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £115000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago