The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 21 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 5 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.07% 12.29% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 15.26% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 18
Average salary £75,000 £90,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Low Latency
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 190 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.24% 80.51% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 96 177 313
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Low Latency
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Low Latency Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) Multicast
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Equities
7 2 (13.33%) PaaS
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) PMP
7 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SmartSockets
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) GDB
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
1 4 (26.67%) C++ Team Leader
1 4 (26.67%) Head of Technology
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) Pthreads
3 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) F5
1 2 (13.33%) Juniper
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (6.67%) Infragistics
2 1 (6.67%) Google