Low Latency Jobs

Low Latency
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Low Latency skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Low Latency over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 592 335 444
Rank change year-on-year -257 +109 +7
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 329 920 1,415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.04% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 253 722 649
10th Percentile £62,500 £61,180 £51,250
25th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £140,000 £147,500 £122,500
90th Percentile £157,500 £167,250 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £69,447 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +15.75% +4.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Low Latency falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Low Latency.

Salary trend for Low Latency in the UK

Low Latency
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Low Latency over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the UK

Low Latency
Top 12 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 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -226 300 £110,000 -4.35% 163
London -87 284 £112,500 -6.25% 139
Work from Home -258 114 £111,250 +11.25% 80
UK excluding London -215 34 £75,000 +8.00% 24
Scotland -119 17 £65,000 -6.40% 3
North of England -55 7 £85,000 +6.25% 5
North West -33 5 £125,000 +145.17% 3
South East -36 5 £102,500 +46.43% 6
Northern Ireland +9 2 £105,000 +35.48% 1
East of England -9 2 £100,000 +100.00% 3
North East - 2 £85,000 - 1
South West -48 1 £110,000 +59.83% 5

Low Latency
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.34%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.74%) Apache
3 4 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (1.22%) Ethereum
4 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 130 (39.51%) AWS
2 30 (9.12%) Azure
3 18 (5.47%) GCP
4 9 (2.74%) Serverless
5 8 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (1.22%) ChatGPT
8 4 (1.22%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.22%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon MSK
9 2 (0.61%) Kong
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.04%) Firewall
3 8 (2.43%) VPN
4 7 (2.13%) DNS
4 7 (2.13%) Network Security
4 7 (2.13%) WAN
5 6 (1.82%) DHCP
6 5 (1.52%) BGP
6 5 (1.52%) LAN
6 5 (1.52%) OSPF
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.91%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.91%) MPLS
7 3 (0.91%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.61%) Multicast
8 2 (0.61%) SNMP
9 1 (0.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 20 (6.08%) MySQL
3 13 (3.95%) Redis
3 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.04%) Big Data
5 9 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.13%) Flink
7 6 (1.82%) DynamoDB
8 5 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.52%) Tableau
9 4 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.22%) Power BI
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.91%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.91%) Event Store
11 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.61%) KDB
11 2 (0.61%) Tick Data
12 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (5.78%) Git
2 13 (3.95%) GitLab
2 13 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) Gatling
4 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.30%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.30%) GCC
5 1 (0.30%) GDB
5 1 (0.30%) Mockito
5 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 146 (44.38%) Finance
2 89 (27.05%) Social Skills
3 68 (20.67%) Front Office
4 55 (16.72%) Banking
5 39 (11.85%) Investment Banking
6 29 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (6.99%) Financial Institution
8 12 (3.65%) Law
8 12 (3.65%) Legal
9 9 (2.74%) Games
10 7 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.82%) Retail
12 2 (0.61%) Billing
12 2 (0.61%) Electronics
12 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.30%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 209 (63.53%) Developer
2 122 (37.08%) Java Developer
3 92 (27.96%) Senior
4 57 (17.33%) Senior Developer
5 43 (13.07%) Software Engineer
6 42 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (10.33%) Lead
8 32 (9.73%) C++ Developer
9 30 (9.12%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 26 (7.90%) Lead Developer
11 24 (7.29%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 22 (6.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 20 (6.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 18 (5.47%) .NET Developer
15 14 (4.26%) C# Developer
15 14 (4.26%) Java Engineer
15 14 (4.26%) Python Engineer
16 13 (3.95%) Front Office Developer
16 13 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
17 12 (3.65%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.85%) Spring Boot
2 33 (10.03%) Spring
3 31 (9.42%) Kafka
4 30 (9.12%) .NET
5 24 (7.29%) React
6 19 (5.78%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (4.26%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.95%) .NET Core
9 10 (3.04%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.74%) Node.js
11 7 (2.13%) LDAP
11 7 (2.13%) RESTful
11 7 (2.13%) Vue
12 6 (1.82%) Apache Wicket
12 6 (1.82%) JSF
12 6 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.82%) Spring MVC
13 5 (1.52%) gRPC
13 5 (1.52%) JPA
13 5 (1.52%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (13.98%) Hedge funds
3 33 (10.03%) Client/Server
4 32 (9.73%) Equities
5 29 (8.81%) Distributed Systems
6 24 (7.29%) FPGA
7 22 (6.69%) Algorithms
8 20 (6.08%) Fixed Income
8 20 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.74%) Blockchain
11 8 (2.43%) NFT
12 7 (2.13%) Distributed Computing
13 6 (1.82%) Onboarding
13 6 (1.82%) Sports Betting
14 5 (1.52%) Cyber Threat
14 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
15 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.91%) Bitcoin
16 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.72%) Linux
2 18 (5.47%) Unix
3 15 (4.56%) Windows
4 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.61%) CentOS
5 2 (0.61%) Debian
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.31%) Multithreading
2 89 (27.05%) Computer Science
3 85 (25.84%) Software Engineering
4 75 (22.80%) Agile
5 71 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
6 68 (20.67%) Fintech
7 62 (18.84%) Microservices
8 61 (18.54%) Electronic Trading
9 38 (11.55%) SDLC
10 32 (9.73%) High-Frequency Trading
10 32 (9.73%) Mathematics
11 30 (9.12%) DevOps
12 29 (8.81%) Concurrent Programming
13 28 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
14 25 (7.60%) Full Stack Development
15 24 (7.29%) CI/CD
15 24 (7.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 23 (6.99%) TDD
17 21 (6.38%) OO
18 20 (6.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 198 (60.18%) Java
2 81 (24.62%) Python
3 66 (20.06%) C++
4 62 (18.84%) C#
5 36 (10.94%) Rust
5 36 (10.94%) SQL
6 31 (9.42%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.60%) C
8 14 (4.26%) Perl
9 12 (3.65%) Go
10 8 (2.43%) Solidity
10 8 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.82%) Bash
11 6 (1.82%) Scala
12 5 (1.52%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.22%) F#
13 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.22%) VBA
14 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (18.24%) Degree
2 20 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (5.78%) Master's Degree
4 11 (3.34%) PhD
5 3 (0.91%) ISEB
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) CCIE
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) Software Quality Assurance
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) NIST
System Software
1 59 (17.93%) Docker
2 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Lustre
3 1 (0.30%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 84 (25.53%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.08%) Ansible
3 9 (2.74%) Terraform
4 6 (1.82%) Puppet
5 3 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.30%) Grafana
7 1 (0.30%) Nmap
7 1 (0.30%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.74%) Cisco
3 8 (2.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.13%) Solace
5 6 (1.82%) Fortinet
5 6 (1.82%) Google
5 6 (1.82%) Palo Alto
5 6 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.52%) Juniper
7 4 (1.22%) OpenAI
8 3 (0.91%) Databricks
8 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.61%) F5
9 2 (0.61%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle
9 2 (0.61%) Salesforce
10 1 (0.30%) NetApp
10 1 (0.30%) Workday