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 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
Ultra-Low Latency
UK
Rank 810 929 927
Rank change year-on-year +119 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 50 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.029% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 34
Median salary £95,000 £100,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £110,000 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year - -59.09%  

Ultra-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%  

Ultra-Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ultra-Low Latency in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency.

Salary trend for Ultra-Low Latency in the UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 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 +131 50 £95,000 -5.00% 11
London +103 50 £95,000 -5.00% 9
City of London +67 29 £92,500 -7.50% 6

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 72 (78.26%) Linux
3 53 (57.61%) C++
4 42 (45.65%) Finance
5 40 (43.48%) Multithreading
6 35 (38.04%) Unix
7 32 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
8 29 (31.52%) Front Office
9 24 (26.09%) Java
9 24 (26.09%) Python
10 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
11 21 (22.83%) Banking
12 20 (21.74%) TIBCO
12 20 (21.74%) Rendezvous
13 19 (20.65%) Perl
14 18 (19.57%) JMS
14 18 (19.57%) Equities
14 18 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
15 16 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
15 16 (17.39%) Hedge funds
15 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (17.39%) Windows
16 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
17 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
18 11 (11.96%) Code Optimisation
19 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
20 9 (9.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 9 (9.78%) STL
21 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
21 8 (8.70%) Process Management

Ultra-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 4 (4.35%) Apache
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.09%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.17%) KDB
4 1 (1.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Front Office
3 21 (22.83%) Banking
4 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (75.00%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) C++ Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Systems Integrator
6 8 (8.70%) Unix Systems Integrator
7 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Core Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Splunk Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Linux Developer
11 2 (2.17%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) Rendezvous
2 18 (19.57%) JMS
2 18 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 16 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (9.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (9.78%) STL
5 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.43%) Spring
5 5 (5.43%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Equities
2 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (17.39%) Hedge funds
3 15 (16.30%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (4.35%) Derivative
6 4 (4.35%) Eurex
7 3 (3.26%) Fintech
8 2 (2.17%) Clustering
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.09%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 72 (78.26%) Linux
2 35 (38.04%) Unix
3 16 (17.39%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) SUSE
5 5 (5.43%) Solaris
6 4 (4.35%) AIX
6 4 (4.35%) CentOS
6 4 (4.35%) Debian
7 2 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 40 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 32 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
5 11 (11.96%) Code Optimisation
6 8 (8.70%) Process Management
6 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.70%) SDLC
7 6 (6.52%) Open Source
8 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.43%) High Availability
9 4 (4.35%) DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (4.35%) Kernel Tuning
10 3 (3.26%) Algorithmic Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.17%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.17%) High-Frequency Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Proprietary Trading
11 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) C++
2 24 (26.09%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) Perl
4 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) Bourne shell
6 4 (4.35%) C-shell
6 4 (4.35%) Korn
6 4 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) C#
7 2 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.09%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 5 (5.43%) Nagios
3 4 (4.35%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.43%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.43%) Reuters
4 4 (4.35%) CQG
4 4 (4.35%) EccoWare
4 4 (4.35%) Fidessa
4 4 (4.35%) GL TRADE
4 4 (4.35%) ION Trading
4 4 (4.35%) NYFIX
4 4 (4.35%) Patsystems
4 4 (4.35%) Splunk
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Veritas
6 1 (1.09%) FactSet
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Solace
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Company Cul
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Progression
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago