The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 237 213
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 2 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 10
Median salary £43,750 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.96% +1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £49,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £68,250 £75,000
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Low Latency in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Low Latency in the West Midlands

Low Latency
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Low Latency
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Microservices
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 11 (47.83%) C#
5 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) Go
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
7 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 9 (39.13%) Retail
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (39.13%) Python
7 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) Google
7 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (39.13%) Ansible
7 9 (39.13%) Docker
7 9 (39.13%) Hudson
7 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Terraform
7 9 (39.13%) GoCD
7 9 (39.13%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (34.78%) Open Source
8 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
9 7 (30.43%) Linux

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (39.13%) GoCD
1 9 (39.13%) Hudson
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
3 5 (21.74%) MSBuild
3 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) AWS Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) AWS Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) J2EE
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) React
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) iBATIS
6 1 (4.35%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Microservices
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
6 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) High Availability
9 5 (21.74%) API Development
9 5 (21.74%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 5 (21.74%) SOA
10 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 3 (13.04%) Complexity Analysis
11 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
11 3 (13.04%) Physics
11 3 (13.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) Go
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) Korn
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Clojure
6 3 (13.04%) Erlang
6 3 (13.04%) F#
6 3 (13.04%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (39.13%) Terraform
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat