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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK
Rank 320 382 434
Rank change year-on-year +62 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 789 812 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 687 691 644
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 £104,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.31% -10.86%  

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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £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 26 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 26 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 +65 773 £72,500 -6.45% 111
London +27 661 £77,500 -3.12% 100
City of London +50 201 £82,500 +10.00% 35
South East +80 45 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey +72 34 £55,000 +2.32% 1
West Midlands +54 20 £57,500 +4.54%
East of England +26 18 £68,750 +14.58% 4
Cambridge - 17 £70,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 17 £70,000 - 4
Manchester - 11 £57,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 - 3
North West - 11 £57,500 - 2
Scotland +36 10 £27,250 -45.50%
Berkshire +28 9 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 9 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 3
Glasgow +22 8 - -
Coventry - 8 £63,750 -
Epsom - 6 £67,500 -
Maidenhead +10 5 £48,500 -7.61%
Morden - 5 £57,500 -
Telford - 5 - -
Shropshire - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire +18 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Nottingham +15 4 £42,500 +21.42%
East Midlands +10 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Canary Wharf - 4 £115,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 837 (54.03%) Java
2 743 (47.97%) Finance
3 627 (40.48%) Multithreading
4 531 (34.28%) Linux
5 528 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 443 (28.60%) C++
7 335 (21.63%) Banking
8 329 (21.24%) Software Engineering
9 298 (19.24%) C#
10 276 (17.82%) Electronic Trading
11 268 (17.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 264 (17.04%) OO
13 260 (16.79%) Unix
14 252 (16.27%) Python
15 248 (16.01%) Degree
16 231 (14.91%) Front Office
16 231 (14.91%) TDD
17 206 (13.30%) Scrum
18 205 (13.23%) JavaScript
19 203 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
20 199 (12.85%) SQL
21 191 (12.33%) .NET
22 181 (11.68%) Computer Science
23 180 (11.62%) Concurrent Programming
24 174 (11.23%) Algorithmic Trading
25 170 (10.97%) Mathematics
26 169 (10.91%) Equities
27 166 (10.72%) Algorithms
28 162 (10.46%) Investment Banking
29 161 (10.39%) 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 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (0.97%) Apache
4 9 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.52%) Apache Solr
5 8 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.32%) CMS
7 5 (0.32%) IPython
7 5 (0.32%) nginx
7 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
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%) Tornado
Applications
1 22 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.065%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 14 (0.90%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.65%) 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 (0.065%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.71%) SaaS
5 9 (0.58%) GitHub
6 8 (0.52%) 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 (0.065%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.03%) BGP
2 46 (2.97%) MPLS
3 45 (2.91%) Multicast
4 37 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.19%) Firewall
6 31 (2.00%) DNS
7 30 (1.94%) OSPF
8 27 (1.74%) Ethernet
9 25 (1.61%) WAN
10 23 (1.48%) LAN
11 22 (1.42%) VPN
12 19 (1.23%) DHCP
13 17 (1.10%) IGMP
14 16 (1.03%) Internet
15 13 (0.84%) SSL
16 12 (0.77%) Network Security
17 11 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
17 11 (0.71%) LDAP
18 10 (0.65%) InfiniBand
18 10 (0.65%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (9.10%) NoSQL
2 89 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 63 (4.07%) KDB
4 61 (3.94%) Big Data
5 56 (3.62%) SQL Server
6 45 (2.91%) MongoDB
7 35 (2.26%) Redis
8 30 (1.94%) MySQL
8 30 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 15 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.90%) OLTP
15 13 (0.84%) DB2
16 12 (0.77%) Kdb+
16 12 (0.77%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.71%) Couchbase
18 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (4.71%) Maven
2 72 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 71 (4.58%) JIRA
4 61 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 58 (3.74%) TeamCity
6 53 (3.42%) Hudson
7 48 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (2.52%) Subversion
9 35 (2.26%) GoCD
10 34 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (2.07%) JUnit
12 31 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (1.87%) Gradle
14 28 (1.81%) gulp
15 27 (1.74%) Grunt
16 20 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.29%) MSBuild
17 18 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 18 (1.16%) Mocha
17 18 (1.16%) Mockito
General
1 743 (47.97%) Finance
2 335 (21.63%) Banking
3 231 (14.91%) Front Office
4 162 (10.46%) Investment Banking
5 85 (5.49%) Games
6 68 (4.39%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.84%) Retail
8 20 (1.29%) Advertising
9 19 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.90%) Marketing
11 9 (0.58%) Legal
12 8 (0.52%) 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 (0.065%) Law
Job Titles
1 1122 (72.43%) Developer
2 630 (40.67%) Java Developer
3 264 (17.04%) C++ Developer
4 244 (15.75%) Senior Developer
5 152 (9.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 134 (8.65%) C# Developer
7 100 (6.46%) .NET Developer
8 98 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 97 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 92 (5.94%) Core Java Developer
11 75 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 74 (4.78%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 68 (4.39%) Senior C# Developer
14 65 (4.20%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 65 (4.20%) Low Latency Java Developer
15 60 (3.87%) Senior C++ Developer
16 59 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
17 57 (3.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 55 (3.55%) Software Developer
19 52 (3.36%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
2 191 (12.33%) .NET
3 161 (10.39%) Spring
4 153 (9.88%) J2SE
5 135 (8.72%) AngularJS
6 129 (8.33%) JMS
7 125 (8.07%) HTML
7 125 (8.07%) REST
8 122 (7.88%) Node.js
9 115 (7.42%) React
10 113 (7.30%) Web Services
11 95 (6.13%) RESTful
12 85 (5.49%) HTML5
13 82 (5.29%) XML
14 81 (5.23%) CSS
14 81 (5.23%) Middleware
15 74 (4.78%) STL
16 70 (4.52%) Hibernate
16 70 (4.52%) Rendezvous
16 70 (4.52%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 268 (17.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 181 (11.68%) Computer Science
3 169 (10.91%) Equities
4 166 (10.72%) Algorithms
5 112 (7.23%) Fintech
6 108 (6.97%) Hedge funds
7 89 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (5.49%) Data Structures
9 77 (4.97%) Fixed Income
10 67 (4.33%) Derivative
11 50 (3.23%) Data Centre
12 35 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (2.19%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.87%) N-Tier
15 27 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 17 (1.10%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.97%) User Experience
18 13 (0.84%) Online Games
18 13 (0.84%) Virtual Team
19 12 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 531 (34.28%) Linux
2 260 (16.79%) Unix
3 119 (7.68%) Windows
4 46 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.36%) CentOS
6 15 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.77%) Android
8 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.45%) Solaris
9 7 (0.45%) SUSE
10 4 (0.26%) AIX
10 4 (0.26%) Debian
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.19%) Fedora
11 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.065%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.065%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (40.48%) Multithreading
2 528 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (21.24%) Software Engineering
4 276 (17.82%) Electronic Trading
5 264 (17.04%) OO
6 231 (14.91%) TDD
7 206 (13.30%) Scrum
8 180 (11.62%) Concurrent Programming
9 174 (11.23%) Algorithmic Trading
10 170 (10.97%) Mathematics
11 160 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
12 145 (9.36%) High Availability
13 142 (9.17%) High-Frequency Trading
14 129 (8.33%) Microservices
15 117 (7.55%) DevOps
16 110 (7.10%) E-Commerce
17 92 (5.94%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 85 (5.49%) SDLC
19 81 (5.23%) Unit Testing
20 80 (5.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 837 (54.03%) Java
2 443 (28.60%) C++
3 298 (19.24%) C#
4 252 (16.27%) Python
5 205 (13.23%) JavaScript
6 199 (12.85%) SQL
7 93 (6.00%) Perl
8 90 (5.81%) Scala
9 84 (5.42%) C
10 81 (5.23%) Bash Shell
11 69 (4.45%) F#
12 59 (3.81%) Ruby
13 45 (2.91%) Go
14 42 (2.71%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.13%) Korn
16 29 (1.87%) Groovy
17 26 (1.68%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.29%) Embedded C
19 17 (1.10%) ES6
20 16 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 248 (16.01%) Degree
2 28 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (1.29%) PhD
4 19 (1.23%) CCNP
5 10 (0.65%) CCIE
6 4 (0.26%) CCNA
6 4 (0.26%) JNCIE
6 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.065%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.065%) RHCE
7 1 (0.065%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.48%) QA
2 18 (1.16%) MiFID
3 4 (0.26%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.065%) EMIR
4 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (4.78%) Docker
2 19 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.52%) 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 (0.065%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.065%) KVM
9 1 (0.065%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (4.00%) Puppet
3 57 (3.68%) Ansible
4 40 (2.58%) Terraform
5 11 (0.71%) Nagios
6 10 (0.65%) 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%) logstash
11 4 (0.26%) Marathon
11 4 (0.26%) Riemann
Vendors
1 146 (9.43%) TIBCO
2 57 (3.68%) Red Hat
3 52 (3.36%) Solace
4 48 (3.10%) Sybase
5 44 (2.84%) Oracle
6 43 (2.78%) Cisco
6 43 (2.78%) Google
7 35 (2.26%) ION Trading
8 32 (2.07%) Microsoft
9 25 (1.61%) Reuters
10 20 (1.29%) Bloomberg
10 20 (1.29%) Splunk
11 19 (1.23%) Intel
11 19 (1.23%) VMware
12 18 (1.16%) StreamBase
13 17 (1.10%) Arista
13 17 (1.10%) Juniper
14 16 (1.03%) IBM
15 14 (0.90%) Vertica
16 11 (0.71%) Altera
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £115000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £54000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits very good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago