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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 14 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 25 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.50% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Median salary £115,000 £87,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%

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
175 109 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.50% 88.62% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 132 107 55
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £50,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £96,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of job ads across the Canary Wharf region citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (58.06%) TIBCO EMS
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (58.06%) TIBCO
3 17 (54.84%) Sybase
3 17 (54.84%) Python
3 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
3 17 (54.84%) ION Trading
3 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 17 (54.84%) Groovy
3 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
3 17 (54.84%) KDB
3 17 (54.84%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
3 17 (54.84%) Solace
4 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Banking
5 12 (38.71%) Equities
5 12 (38.71%) Algorithmic Trading
5 12 (38.71%) Unix
5 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
6 10 (32.26%) Investment Banking
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Front Office
9 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.23%) Code Optimisation

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) KDB
1 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
1 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Investment Banking
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (96.77%) Java Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Senior Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Unix Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
2 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (54.84%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
3 12 (38.71%) Equities
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Electronic Trading
2 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
2 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Code Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.23%) TDD
4 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) Groovy
3 17 (54.84%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) TIBCO
2 17 (54.84%) ION Trading
2 17 (54.84%) Solace
2 17 (54.84%) Sybase