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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ultra-Low Latency
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1165 991 723
Rank change year-on-year -174 -268 +348
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 51 18 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.016% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.017% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 30
10th Percentile £80,000 £49,250 £61,325
25th Percentile £87,500 £69,688 £95,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £116,250 £115,000 £130,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.09% -11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £140,000 £131,250 £160,000
90th Percentile £162,000 £137,250 £200,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £47,500

Ultra-Low Latency is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160,513 108,806 57,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.08% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,436 73,662 47,052
10th Percentile £34,211 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ultra-Low Latency in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ultra-Low Latency in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Ultra-Low Latency in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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 -136 51 £116,250 +1.09% 11
London -146 51 £116,250 -3.13% 11
Work from Home -203 21 £140,000 +55.56% 8

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 51 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 43 (84.31%) Python
3 26 (50.98%) Computer Science
4 21 (41.18%) Finance
4 21 (41.18%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (35.29%) Linux
6 17 (33.33%) Degree
7 16 (31.37%) Full Stack Development
7 16 (31.37%) CI/CD
7 16 (31.37%) Containerisation
8 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (27.45%) Mathematics
8 14 (27.45%) AWS
8 14 (27.45%) Agile
9 13 (25.49%) Social Media
9 13 (25.49%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (25.49%) Go
9 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
9 13 (25.49%) Sports Betting
10 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 12 (23.53%) C++
11 11 (21.57%) Unix
11 11 (21.57%) DevOps
12 10 (19.61%) Information Engineering
12 10 (19.61%) Order Management
12 10 (19.61%) Solaris
12 10 (19.61%) C
12 10 (19.61%) Workflow
12 10 (19.61%) Express

Ultra-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:

Applications
1 5 (9.80%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) AWS
2 9 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (17.65%) Azure
2 9 (17.65%) Azure DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Datadog
2 9 (17.65%) Serverless
3 8 (15.69%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) AMQP
3 5 (9.80%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 5 (9.80%) MQTT
3 5 (9.80%) VLAN
3 5 (9.80%) VPN
4 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.88%) MPLS
4 3 (5.88%) Multicast
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) VPLS
5 1 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Front Office
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Graduate
3 10 (19.61%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Graduate Java Developer
4 9 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Python Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Backend Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 10 (19.61%) Express
2 10 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (15.69%) Pandas
3 8 (15.69%) SciPy
3 8 (15.69%) TensorFlow
4 5 (9.80%) NumPy
4 5 (9.80%) PyTorch
4 5 (9.80%) WebSockets
5 3 (5.88%) scikit-learn
6 2 (3.92%) Middleware
6 2 (3.92%) React
6 2 (3.92%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Social Media
1 13 (25.49%) Sports Betting
2 9 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 9 (17.65%) Cloud Native
2 9 (17.65%) Eurex
3 5 (9.80%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.80%) GNSS
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Equities
4 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Unix
3 10 (19.61%) Solaris
4 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 26 (50.98%) Computer Science
3 21 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (31.37%) CI/CD
4 16 (31.37%) Containerisation
4 16 (31.37%) Full Stack Development
5 14 (27.45%) Agile
5 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (27.45%) Mathematics
6 13 (25.49%) Performance Analysis
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
8 10 (19.61%) Information Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) Order Management
8 10 (19.61%) Workflow
9 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (17.65%) Kanban
9 9 (17.65%) Migration
9 9 (17.65%) Scrum
9 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) Go
4 12 (23.53%) C++
5 10 (19.61%) C
5 10 (19.61%) TypeScript
6 8 (15.69%) MATLAB
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) Bash
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (3.92%) CCIE
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Ansible
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
1 9 (17.65%) Terraform
2 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
1 9 (17.65%) CQG
1 9 (17.65%) ION Trading
1 9 (17.65%) Patsystems
1 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 9 (17.65%) Reuters
1 9 (17.65%) Splunk
1 9 (17.65%) Trayport
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Arista
4 1 (1.96%) F5