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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
London / City of London
Rank 80 82 152
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +70
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 174 217 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.47% 3.36% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.78% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 147 189 168
Median salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £90,000
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4407 5737 8760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.79% 88.74% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3989 5139 7586
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £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 the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 167 (57.19%) Multithreading
2 150 (51.37%) Java
3 140 (47.95%) Finance
4 118 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (33.56%) Linux
6 95 (32.53%) C++
7 84 (28.77%) Banking
8 83 (28.42%) Degree
9 69 (23.63%) TDD
10 63 (21.58%) Front Office
11 61 (20.89%) Unix
12 54 (18.49%) Concurrent Programming
13 53 (18.15%) C#
14 49 (16.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 45 (15.41%) Python
16 43 (14.73%) Fintech
17 40 (13.70%) OO
18 39 (13.36%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 36 (12.33%) High-Frequency Trading
19 36 (12.33%) J2SE
19 36 (12.33%) JavaScript
20 35 (11.99%) Hedge funds
20 35 (11.99%) BDD
20 35 (11.99%) SDLC
21 34 (11.64%) Electronic Trading
21 34 (11.64%) Computer Science
21 34 (11.64%) .NET
21 34 (11.64%) Windows
22 31 (10.62%) Mathematics
23 30 (10.27%) Software Engineering

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.71%) IPython
2 5 (1.71%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) RMDS
2 2 (0.68%) Eikon
3 1 (0.34%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.05%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) Firewall
2 7 (2.40%) BGP
2 7 (2.40%) MPLS
2 7 (2.40%) OSPF
2 7 (2.40%) SSL
2 7 (2.40%) WAN
3 6 (2.05%) VPN
4 5 (1.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.71%) IGMP
4 5 (1.71%) Multicast
4 5 (1.71%) SDH
4 5 (1.71%) SNMP
5 3 (1.03%) DHCP
5 3 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (0.68%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
7 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.14%) Big Data
3 11 (3.77%) MySQL
4 8 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.71%) KDB
6 4 (1.37%) Text Mining
7 3 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (9.93%) JIRA
2 11 (3.77%) Maven
3 7 (2.40%) Gradle
4 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.05%) Mocha
5 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.37%) Gatling
6 4 (1.37%) GCC
7 2 (0.68%) Ant
7 2 (0.68%) GDB
7 2 (0.68%) jMock
7 2 (0.68%) JUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Mockito
7 2 (0.68%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.34%) Moq
8 1 (0.34%) NUnit
8 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
General
1 140 (47.95%) Finance
2 84 (28.77%) Banking
3 63 (21.58%) Front Office
4 27 (9.25%) Advertising
5 22 (7.53%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.77%) Games
6 11 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.05%) Law
8 5 (1.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 241 (82.53%) Developer
2 134 (45.89%) Java Developer
3 66 (22.60%) Senior Developer
4 65 (22.26%) C++ Developer
5 56 (19.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (10.27%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (7.19%) Core Java Developer
9 19 (6.51%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (5.82%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.82%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 17 (5.82%) Low Latency Java Developer
11 16 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.79%) Python Developer
12 14 (4.79%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Software Engineer
14 12 (4.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.33%) J2SE
2 34 (11.64%) .NET
3 29 (9.93%) Java SE
3 29 (9.93%) Node.js
4 25 (8.56%) Akka
4 25 (8.56%) AngularJS
4 25 (8.56%) FIX Protocol
5 24 (8.22%) React
6 21 (7.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (6.51%) TIBCO EMS
8 18 (6.16%) Rendezvous
8 18 (6.16%) STL
9 17 (5.82%) JMS
9 17 (5.82%) REST
9 17 (5.82%) Web Services
10 14 (4.79%) Kafka
10 14 (4.79%) Middleware
11 11 (3.77%) Ultra Messaging
12 10 (3.42%) Spring
13 8 (2.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (14.73%) Fintech
3 35 (11.99%) Hedge funds
4 34 (11.64%) Computer Science
5 31 (10.62%) Mathematics
6 27 (9.25%) Equities
7 24 (8.22%) Algorithms
8 22 (7.53%) Derivative
9 14 (4.79%) Fixed Income
10 10 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.74%) Client/Server
12 7 (2.40%) Data Centre
12 7 (2.40%) Physics
13 4 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
14 3 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.68%) Spread Betting
15 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (33.56%) Linux
2 61 (20.89%) Unix
3 34 (11.64%) Windows
4 7 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.19%) Multithreading
2 118 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (23.63%) TDD
4 54 (18.49%) Concurrent Programming
5 40 (13.70%) OO
6 39 (13.36%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 36 (12.33%) High-Frequency Trading
8 35 (11.99%) BDD
8 35 (11.99%) SDLC
9 34 (11.64%) Electronic Trading
10 30 (10.27%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.88%) Algorithmic Trading
12 22 (7.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 22 (7.53%) Scrum
13 20 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.51%) Market Making
14 19 (6.51%) Unit Testing
15 18 (6.16%) High Availability
16 15 (5.14%) Garbage Collection
16 15 (5.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 150 (51.37%) Java
2 95 (32.53%) C++
3 53 (18.15%) C#
4 45 (15.41%) Python
5 36 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 25 (8.56%) Scala
7 21 (7.19%) SQL
8 19 (6.51%) C
9 13 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.77%) Perl
11 6 (2.05%) C-shell
11 6 (2.05%) Korn
12 4 (1.37%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.03%) Ruby
14 2 (0.68%) Erlang
14 2 (0.68%) F#
14 2 (0.68%) Haskell
14 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.68%) OCaml
15 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (28.42%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.71%) CCNP
4 3 (1.03%) CCNA
4 3 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) Docker
2 5 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) Nagios
2 4 (1.37%) Ansible
2 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.37%) Marathon
2 4 (1.37%) Mesos
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) MOM
3 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (9.25%) TIBCO
2 12 (4.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.74%) Cisco
4 7 (2.40%) VMware
5 6 (2.05%) Solace
6 5 (1.71%) Fortinet
6 5 (1.71%) StreamBase
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle
7 3 (1.03%) Sybase
8 2 (0.68%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.68%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.68%) Juniper
8 2 (0.68%) Reuters
8 2 (0.68%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.34%) F5
9 1 (0.34%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.34%) Splunk
9 1 (0.34%) Typemock
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