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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 18 15 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 4 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.85% 12.83% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 15.60% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 16
Average salary £75,000 £90,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -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
93 218 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.42% 82.26% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 205 300
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
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
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Low Latency across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Low Latency Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) Multicast
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) PaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (12.50%) Equities
7 2 (12.50%) CCIE
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) PMP
7 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.25%) SmartSockets
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (25.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 4 (25.00%) Head of Technology
2 3 (18.75%) C Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Pthreads
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Juniper
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Infragistics
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) DevExpress