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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Low Latency
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 410 447
Rank change year-on-year +79 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 817 690 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.80% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 615 612 621
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.27% -8.33%  

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 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +85 808 £75,000 - 125
London +44 724 £80,000 - 113
City of London +26 114 £85,000 +13.33% 25
South East +50 32 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +30 22 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Yorkshire +29 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Leeds +19 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey +26 15 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Manchester -15 10 £56,125 -19.82% 3
North West -31 10 £56,125 -19.82% 3
Berkshire +28 8 £50,000 -
East of England -15 8 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +23 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Nottingham +6 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
South West +1 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
St Albans -1 5 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hertfordshire -9 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Brentford - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -21 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Cambridge -30 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Belfast - 3 £55,000 -
County Antrim - 3 £55,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +7 2 £36,250 - 1
West Midlands +6 2 £43,750 -33.96%
Canary Wharf -8 2 £93,750 -
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 884 (54.77%) Finance
2 853 (52.85%) Java
3 640 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
4 620 (38.41%) Multithreading
5 442 (27.39%) Banking
6 433 (26.83%) Linux
7 390 (24.16%) C#
8 346 (21.44%) C++
9 288 (17.84%) Investment Banking
10 286 (17.72%) OO
11 281 (17.41%) Front Office
12 275 (17.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 259 (16.05%) Electronic Trading
14 248 (15.37%) Scrum
15 245 (15.18%) TDD
16 240 (14.87%) Python
17 234 (14.50%) SQL
17 234 (14.50%) .NET
17 234 (14.50%) Software Engineering
18 208 (12.89%) Degree
19 205 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
20 194 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
21 187 (11.59%) JavaScript
21 187 (11.59%) Unix
22 179 (11.09%) Spring
23 178 (11.03%) Retail
24 176 (10.90%) High Availability
25 174 (10.78%) Fintech
26 153 (9.48%) Computer Science
27 151 (9.36%) Windows

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 32 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 21 (1.30%) Apache
3 18 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (0.68%) CMS
5 8 (0.50%) Sitefinity
6 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.25%) Apache Qpid
8 4 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.25%) Confluence
8 4 (0.25%) Lightstreamer
8 4 (0.25%) WebORB
9 2 (0.12%) JBoss
9 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.12%) MTS
9 2 (0.12%) nginx
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Tornado
10 1 (0.062%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.062%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.30%) ION MarketView
1 21 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.56%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.31%) RMDS
3 5 (0.31%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.12%) BondVision
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.62%) GitHub
4 10 (0.62%) SaaS
5 6 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.25%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.062%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.062%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.66%) MPLS
2 56 (3.47%) BGP
3 53 (3.28%) WAN
4 46 (2.85%) DNS
5 45 (2.79%) Firewall
6 44 (2.73%) Multicast
7 43 (2.66%) TCP/IP
8 42 (2.60%) OSPF
9 33 (2.04%) LAN
10 32 (1.98%) Ethernet
10 32 (1.98%) VPN
11 24 (1.49%) IGMP
11 24 (1.49%) LDAP
12 22 (1.36%) Junos
13 21 (1.30%) DHCP
13 21 (1.30%) InfiniBand
13 21 (1.30%) Internet
14 19 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.12%) RIP
16 17 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 127 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 74 (4.58%) Big Data
4 65 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.59%) Redis
6 49 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (2.23%) KDB
9 34 (2.11%) MySQL
10 30 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 29 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.18%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.18%) MongoDB
15 18 (1.12%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.93%) Event Store
18 12 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
19 11 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 78 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 70 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 63 (3.90%) JIRA
4 63 (3.90%) Maven
5 55 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 47 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (2.23%) Hudson
7 36 (2.23%) JUnit
8 35 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 31 (1.92%) Gradle
9 31 (1.92%) gulp
10 29 (1.80%) GoCD
11 28 (1.73%) NUnit
11 28 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (1.36%) Grunt
13 21 (1.30%) Subversion
14 17 (1.05%) MSBuild
15 16 (0.99%) NuGet
16 15 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 884 (54.77%) Finance
2 442 (27.39%) Banking
3 288 (17.84%) Investment Banking
4 281 (17.41%) Front Office
5 178 (11.03%) Retail
6 138 (8.55%) Retail Banking
7 99 (6.13%) Games
8 54 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.98%) Marketing
10 26 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.55%) Advertising
12 24 (1.49%) Electronics
13 21 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
15 7 (0.43%) Legal
16 6 (0.37%) Back Office
17 5 (0.31%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.25%) Automotive
18 4 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
19 2 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 1099 (68.09%) Developer
2 571 (35.38%) Java Developer
3 214 (13.26%) Senior Developer
4 202 (12.52%) C++ Developer
5 179 (11.09%) C# Developer
6 131 (8.12%) .NET Developer
7 113 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 109 (6.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 109 (6.75%) Software Engineer
9 85 (5.27%) Core Java Developer
10 75 (4.65%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 70 (4.34%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 69 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 68 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
14 64 (3.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 63 (3.90%) Architect
16 62 (3.84%) Software Developer
17 60 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
18 59 (3.66%) Low Latency Java Developer
19 48 (2.97%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (14.50%) .NET
2 205 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
3 179 (11.09%) Spring
4 143 (8.86%) AngularJS
5 137 (8.49%) J2SE
6 120 (7.43%) HTML
7 119 (7.37%) REST
8 113 (7.00%) XML
9 111 (6.88%) Web Services
10 108 (6.69%) Node.js
11 100 (6.20%) React
12 96 (5.95%) JMS
13 95 (5.89%) CSS
14 93 (5.76%) RESTful
15 87 (5.39%) Hibernate
16 68 (4.21%) STL
17 65 (4.03%) JSON
17 65 (4.03%) Kafka
18 63 (3.90%) HTML5
19 62 (3.84%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 275 (17.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 174 (10.78%) Fintech
3 153 (9.48%) Computer Science
4 147 (9.11%) Derivative
5 135 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
6 130 (8.05%) Equities
7 111 (6.88%) Algorithms
8 108 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
9 101 (6.26%) Hedge funds
10 86 (5.33%) Data Structures
11 80 (4.96%) Fixed Income
12 61 (3.78%) Data Centre
13 39 (2.42%) Management Information System
14 38 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 34 (2.11%) N-Tier
16 33 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
17 32 (1.98%) Online Games
18 26 (1.61%) User Experience
19 23 (1.43%) Mobile App
20 19 (1.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 433 (26.83%) Linux
2 187 (11.59%) Unix
3 151 (9.36%) Windows
4 48 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (2.04%) CentOS
6 23 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.12%) Android
9 14 (0.87%) Debian
10 13 (0.81%) Solaris
11 11 (0.68%) SUSE
12 8 (0.50%) AIX
13 6 (0.37%) Fedora
13 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.12%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (38.41%) Multithreading
3 286 (17.72%) OO
4 259 (16.05%) Electronic Trading
5 248 (15.37%) Scrum
6 245 (15.18%) TDD
7 234 (14.50%) Software Engineering
8 194 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
9 176 (10.90%) High Availability
10 146 (9.05%) Concurrent Programming
11 143 (8.86%) Wealth Management
12 138 (8.55%) Asset Management
13 136 (8.43%) Microservices
14 135 (8.36%) Mathematics
15 130 (8.05%) SDLC
16 127 (7.87%) DevOps
17 113 (7.00%) MVC
18 108 (6.69%) Algorithmic Trading
18 108 (6.69%) High-Frequency Trading
19 104 (6.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 853 (52.85%) Java
2 390 (24.16%) C#
3 346 (21.44%) C++
4 240 (14.87%) Python
5 234 (14.50%) SQL
6 187 (11.59%) JavaScript
7 150 (9.29%) Perl
8 99 (6.13%) C
9 94 (5.82%) Bash Shell
10 74 (4.58%) Scala
11 69 (4.28%) F#
11 69 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 53 (3.28%) Ruby
13 47 (2.91%) T-SQL
14 37 (2.29%) Go
15 26 (1.61%) Groovy
16 25 (1.55%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.55%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.24%) Korn
17 20 (1.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 208 (12.89%) Degree
2 61 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (2.42%) CCNP
5 29 (1.80%) CCIE
6 22 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 22 (1.36%) PhD
7 4 (0.25%) JNCIE
8 3 (0.19%) CCNA
8 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.12%) CCDA
9 2 (0.12%) CISM
9 2 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.062%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.062%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.062%) RHCE
10 1 (0.062%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.16%) QA
2 25 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.36%) SEPA
4 10 (0.62%) MiFID
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.062%) GCP
8 1 (0.062%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (4.77%) Docker
2 21 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.24%) NFS
4 19 (1.18%) iptables
5 18 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.56%) Firmware
8 7 (0.43%) KVM
9 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.37%) XenServer
10 3 (0.19%) LXC
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.062%) GPFS
12 1 (0.062%) HDFS
12 1 (0.062%) Samba
12 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (3.90%) Puppet
2 59 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (3.28%) Ansible
4 30 (1.86%) Terraform
5 23 (1.43%) Opsview
6 15 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.93%) ZABBIX
7 14 (0.87%) Nagios
8 12 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (0.68%) CFEngine
10 9 (0.56%) Salt
11 7 (0.43%) Grafana
12 6 (0.37%) Munin
12 6 (0.37%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.31%) Endace
14 4 (0.25%) Graylog
14 4 (0.25%) yum
15 3 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
15 3 (0.19%) collectd
Vendors
1 90 (5.58%) TIBCO
2 65 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 62 (3.84%) Oracle
4 59 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 58 (3.59%) ION Trading
6 46 (2.85%) Splunk
7 42 (2.60%) Juniper
8 40 (2.48%) Cisco
9 37 (2.29%) StreamBase
10 36 (2.23%) Google
11 25 (1.55%) VMware
12 24 (1.49%) Sybase
13 22 (1.36%) Bloomberg
13 22 (1.36%) SAP
13 22 (1.36%) Sun
14 20 (1.24%) Murex
15 19 (1.18%) Arista
16 15 (0.93%) Intel
16 15 (0.93%) Solace
17 13 (0.81%) F5
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus & shares
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £115k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago