The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 110 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 252 323 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 2.72% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.32% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 225 298 276
Average salary £70,000 £78,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £103,250 £95,000
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9252 9737 10335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.57% 81.92% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7748 8479 9423
Average salary £55,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Low Latency Salary Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Low Latency Salary Histogram in the City of London

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 322 (55.90%) Java
2 308 (53.47%) Multithreading
3 280 (48.61%) Finance
4 216 (37.50%) Front Office
5 195 (33.85%) Banking
6 189 (32.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 169 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (27.26%) Linux
9 141 (24.48%) UNIX
10 129 (22.40%) C++
11 126 (21.88%) Investment Banking
12 119 (20.66%) SQL
13 118 (20.49%) OO
14 96 (16.67%) Degree
15 90 (15.63%) Electronic Trading
16 88 (15.28%) Equities
17 84 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (14.24%) Algorithms
19 79 (13.72%) Python
20 72 (12.50%) Computer Science
21 69 (11.98%) Fixed Income
22 58 (10.07%) Derivative
23 56 (9.72%) TDD
24 54 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
25 53 (9.20%) C#
26 49 (8.51%) Data Structures
27 48 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
28 47 (8.16%) STL
29 45 (7.81%) Unit Testing
29 45 (7.81%) Software Engineering

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (1.74%) Tomcat
1 10 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (1.22%) Apache
2 7 (1.22%) Node.js
3 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.35%) GemFire
5 2 (0.35%) Jetty
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) MTS
6 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.99%) Multicast
2 22 (3.82%) BGP
3 18 (3.13%) EIGRP
4 15 (2.60%) OSPF
5 13 (2.26%) Firewall
5 13 (2.26%) SAN
5 13 (2.26%) MPLS
6 11 (1.91%) WAN
6 11 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.74%) DNS
8 9 (1.56%) LAN
8 9 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.87%) VPN
10 5 (0.87%) Wireless
11 4 (0.69%) Internet
12 3 (0.52%) DWDM
12 3 (0.52%) Network Security
12 3 (0.52%) VLAN
12 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.03%) SQL Server
1 29 (5.03%) KDB
2 16 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 16 (2.78%) Big Data
2 16 (2.78%) MySQL
3 12 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 39 (6.77%) JIRA
3 38 (6.60%) Subversion
4 34 (5.90%) Git (software)
5 25 (4.34%) Maven
6 21 (3.65%) FlexUnit
6 21 (3.65%) Mockito
6 21 (3.65%) Jasmine
7 14 (2.43%) Hudson
8 12 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.08%) Ant
9 8 (1.39%) Grunt
9 8 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (1.39%) Bower
10 7 (1.22%) JUnit
11 6 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.04%) Mocha
11 6 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.87%) jMock
12 5 (0.87%) Hamcrest
General
1 280 (48.61%) Finance
2 216 (37.50%) Front Office
3 195 (33.85%) Banking
4 126 (21.88%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.42%) Games
6 16 (2.78%) Back Office
7 14 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.43%) Legal
8 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.26%) International Banking
9 7 (1.22%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Retail
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 414 (71.88%) Developer
2 243 (42.19%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.28%) C++ Developer
4 62 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 47 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (5.03%) C# Developer
7 21 (3.65%) Architect
7 21 (3.65%) Flex Developer
8 19 (3.30%) Python Developer
8 19 (3.30%) Network Engineer
9 17 (2.95%) Software Developer
9 17 (2.95%) Front Office Developer
10 15 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.60%) Analyst
11 12 (2.08%) Programmer
11 12 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (1.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (1.74%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (1.74%) Lead Architect
13 10 (1.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.16%) STL
2 41 (7.12%) Spring
3 39 (6.77%) FIX Protocol
4 34 (5.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 29 (5.03%) .NET
6 27 (4.69%) Flash
7 26 (4.51%) XML
8 23 (3.99%) JMS
9 21 (3.65%) Hibernate
9 21 (3.65%) Parsley
9 21 (3.65%) Apache Flex
9 21 (3.65%) Cairngorm
10 20 (3.47%) Web Services
11 19 (3.30%) J2SE
12 17 (2.95%) SOAP
12 17 (2.95%) WPF
13 16 (2.78%) WCF
13 16 (2.78%) HTML
13 16 (2.78%) Middleware
14 14 (2.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 189 (32.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 88 (15.28%) Equities
3 84 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (14.24%) Algorithms
5 72 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 69 (11.98%) Fixed Income
7 58 (10.07%) Derivative
8 49 (8.51%) Data Structures
9 42 (7.29%) Mathematics
10 40 (6.94%) Hedge funds
11 36 (6.25%) Open Source
12 14 (2.43%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.56%) User Experience
14 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.39%) Physics
15 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.22%) Statistics
16 6 (1.04%) Graphic Design
17 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 157 (27.26%) Linux
2 141 (24.48%) UNIX
3 28 (4.86%) Solaris
4 25 (4.34%) Windows
5 21 (3.65%) NetWare
6 6 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (53.47%) Multithreading
2 169 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (20.49%) OO
4 90 (15.63%) Electronic Trading
5 56 (9.72%) TDD
6 54 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
7 48 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 45 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 45 (7.81%) Software Engineering
9 37 (6.42%) Scrum
10 28 (4.86%) OOD
11 25 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (3.30%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 17 (2.95%) System Testing
14 17 (2.95%) Data Management
14 17 (2.95%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (2.95%) Memory Management
15 16 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
16 15 (2.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 322 (55.90%) Java
2 129 (22.40%) C++
3 119 (20.66%) SQL
4 79 (13.72%) Python
5 53 (9.20%) C#
6 38 (6.60%) Perl
7 29 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 23 (3.99%) C
9 22 (3.82%) JavaScript
9 22 (3.82%) Scala
10 16 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.08%) PHP
12 11 (1.91%) Ruby
13 10 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.56%) R
15 6 (1.04%) VC++
16 5 (0.87%) Lua
17 3 (0.52%) Erlang
17 3 (0.52%) PowerHouse
18 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 96 (16.67%) Degree
2 24 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (3.47%) CCNP
4 13 (2.26%) CCIE
5 4 (0.69%) PhD
6 2 (0.35%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.17%) CCIP
7 1 (0.17%) CCDP
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) EMIR
2 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) NFS
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.60%) Puppet
2 13 (2.26%) Nagios
3 12 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.91%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.17%) YUM
6 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (5.56%) Oracle
2 28 (4.86%) Adobe
2 28 (4.86%) TIBCO
3 26 (4.51%) Cisco
4 23 (3.99%) 29West
5 14 (2.43%) Sybase
6 13 (2.26%) Juniper
7 10 (1.74%) Reuters
7 10 (1.74%) F5
8 9 (1.56%) Tradeweb
8 9 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.56%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.39%) Google
9 8 (1.39%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.39%) Sencha
10 6 (1.04%) JBoss
10 6 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.87%) MarketAxess
11 5 (0.87%) Terracotta
12 4 (0.69%) IBM
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £950000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified VP level Role - Strong Salary and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 20 days ago