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 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 240 205
Rank change year-on-year +54 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 20 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.049% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.055% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £72,000
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 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 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 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
Coventry - 8 £63,750 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +15 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Microservices
3 22 (56.41%) Java
4 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) C#
5 19 (48.72%) .NET
6 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 17 (43.59%) Linux
8 16 (41.03%) Go
9 15 (38.46%) Web Services
9 15 (38.46%) TDD
10 14 (35.90%) Python
10 14 (35.90%) Scrum
10 14 (35.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (35.90%) TeamCity
11 13 (33.33%) Open Source
11 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
12 12 (30.77%) Retail
12 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (30.77%) Ansible
12 12 (30.77%) Docker
12 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
12 12 (30.77%) Hudson
12 12 (30.77%) Terraform
13 11 (28.21%) GoCD
13 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
13 11 (28.21%) Google

Low Latency
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WildFly
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.51%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
1 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
2 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) Couchbase
3 4 (10.26%) Redis
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (35.90%) TeamCity
2 12 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (30.77%) Hudson
2 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.21%) GoCD
4 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
4 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 12 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) AWS Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Angular Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (12.82%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) NoSQL Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Linux Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) Web Services
3 10 (25.64%) REST
4 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) CSS3
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 8 (20.51%) HTML5
4 8 (20.51%) J2EE
4 8 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (20.51%) Middleware
4 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (17.95%) RESTful
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.69%) React
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.56%) iBATIS
9 1 (2.56%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Fedora
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Microservices
3 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 15 (38.46%) TDD
6 14 (35.90%) Scrum
7 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
8 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) SOA
9 8 (20.51%) SOLID
10 7 (17.95%) DevOps
11 6 (15.38%) Complexity Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Functional Programming
11 6 (15.38%) High Availability
11 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 6 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 6 (15.38%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 16 (41.03%) Go
4 14 (35.90%) Python
5 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) Erlang
6 8 (20.51%) F#
6 8 (20.51%) Haskell
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
7 7 (17.95%) Korn
7 7 (17.95%) Perl
8 6 (15.38%) C++
8 6 (15.38%) Clojure
8 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.69%) Scala
10 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Ansible
1 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (30.77%) Terraform
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Google
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter