The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 100 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 314 346 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.56% 2.90% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.60% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 282 316 317
Average salary £73,750 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10013 9618 10180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.55% 80.70% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8255 8433 9271
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Low Latency
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 311 (57.17%) Java
2 301 (55.33%) Multithreading
3 272 (50.00%) Finance
4 203 (37.32%) Front Office
5 190 (34.93%) Banking
6 186 (34.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 141 (25.92%) Linux
8 133 (24.45%) C++
9 131 (24.08%) UNIX
10 122 (22.43%) SQL
11 111 (20.40%) Investment Banking
12 97 (17.83%) Equities
13 87 (15.99%) OO
13 87 (15.99%) Electronic Trading
14 86 (15.81%) Degree
15 83 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (13.60%) Fixed Income
17 66 (12.13%) Python
18 65 (11.95%) C#
18 65 (11.95%) Derivative
19 62 (11.40%) TDD
20 59 (10.85%) Computer Science
21 50 (9.19%) Algorithmic Trading
22 48 (8.82%) Software Engineering
23 45 (8.27%) STL
24 42 (7.72%) Spring
24 42 (7.72%) Ultra-Low Latency
25 40 (7.35%) Scrum
26 38 (6.99%) .NET
26 38 (6.99%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.29%) Node.js
4 5 (0.92%) Apache
5 4 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.55%) GemFire
6 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Jetty
7 2 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MS Office
1 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (2.21%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) GitHub
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.23%) Multicast
2 19 (3.49%) WAN
3 17 (3.13%) BGP
3 17 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.21%) SAN
5 11 (2.02%) Firewall
6 10 (1.84%) LAN
6 10 (1.84%) EIGRP
7 9 (1.65%) DNS
8 7 (1.29%) OSPF
9 6 (1.10%) MPLS
10 5 (0.92%) IGMP
11 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.74%) Internet
12 3 (0.55%) AMQP
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.55%) Network Security
13 2 (0.37%) Junos
13 2 (0.37%) SDH
13 2 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.88%) KDB
2 28 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.13%) Big Data
5 16 (2.94%) MySQL
6 12 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.65%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 26 (4.78%) JIRA
3 25 (4.60%) Maven
4 24 (4.41%) Subversion
5 21 (3.86%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.39%) JUnit
7 12 (2.21%) Hudson
8 10 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.65%) Ant
9 9 (1.65%) Mockito
10 8 (1.47%) PhoneGap
10 8 (1.47%) Grunt
10 8 (1.47%) NUnit
10 8 (1.47%) Bower
11 7 (1.29%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (1.29%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.29%) GCC
11 7 (1.29%) GDB
11 7 (1.29%) FlexUnit
12 6 (1.10%) Mocha
General
1 272 (50.00%) Finance
2 203 (37.32%) Front Office
3 190 (34.93%) Banking
4 111 (20.40%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.78%) Games
6 17 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.94%) Back Office
7 16 (2.94%) Legal
8 12 (2.21%) International Banking
8 12 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.47%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (70.59%) Developer
2 234 (43.01%) Java Developer
3 84 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 62 (11.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (10.11%) C++ Developer
6 37 (6.80%) C# Developer
7 20 (3.68%) Network Engineer
8 18 (3.31%) Software Developer
9 17 (3.13%) Architect
9 17 (3.13%) Python Developer
10 14 (2.57%) Software Engineer
10 14 (2.57%) Front Office Developer
11 12 (2.21%) Applications Support
11 12 (2.21%) Analyst
11 12 (2.21%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (2.21%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (2.02%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (2.02%) Programmer
13 9 (1.65%) C++ Software Developer
13 9 (1.65%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.27%) STL
2 42 (7.72%) Spring
3 38 (6.99%) .NET
4 36 (6.62%) FIX Protocol
5 28 (5.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 26 (4.78%) WPF
7 22 (4.04%) JMS
8 21 (3.86%) J2SE
8 21 (3.86%) HTML
8 21 (3.86%) Middleware
9 20 (3.68%) Web Services
9 20 (3.68%) XML
10 16 (2.94%) Rendezvous
11 15 (2.76%) Hibernate
11 15 (2.76%) CSS
11 15 (2.76%) SOAP
12 14 (2.57%) Flash
13 13 (2.39%) HTML5
13 13 (2.39%) WCF
14 12 (2.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 186 (34.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 97 (17.83%) Equities
3 74 (13.60%) Fixed Income
4 65 (11.95%) Derivative
5 59 (10.85%) Computer Science
6 38 (6.99%) Mathematics
7 28 (5.15%) Open Source
7 28 (5.15%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.39%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.39%) Physics
9 10 (1.84%) Statistics
9 10 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.10%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.92%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.92%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 141 (25.92%) Linux
2 131 (24.08%) UNIX
3 23 (4.23%) Solaris
4 22 (4.04%) Windows
5 18 (3.31%) NetWare
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (55.33%) Multithreading
2 87 (15.99%) OO
2 87 (15.99%) Electronic Trading
3 83 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (11.40%) TDD
5 50 (9.19%) Algorithmic Trading
6 48 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 42 (7.72%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 40 (7.35%) Scrum
9 34 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 28 (5.15%) OOD
11 25 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (3.86%) E-Commerce
13 20 (3.68%) System Testing
13 20 (3.68%) Technical Analysis
14 19 (3.49%) MVC
14 19 (3.49%) Data Management
15 18 (3.31%) SOA
16 17 (3.13%) Memory Management
17 15 (2.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (57.17%) Java
2 133 (24.45%) C++
3 122 (22.43%) SQL
4 66 (12.13%) Python
5 65 (11.95%) C#
6 31 (5.70%) Perl
7 27 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.78%) C
9 24 (4.41%) JavaScript
10 20 (3.68%) Scala
11 15 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.02%) PHP
12 11 (2.02%) Ruby
13 9 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.47%) R
15 5 (0.92%) Lua
16 3 (0.55%) PowerHouse
16 3 (0.55%) Erlang
16 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (15.81%) Degree
2 20 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.13%) CCNP
4 5 (0.92%) CCIE
5 4 (0.74%) PhD
6 2 (0.37%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CCIP
7 1 (0.18%) CCDP
7 1 (0.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) EMIR
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.10%) HDFS
2 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) vSphere
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.02%) Nagios
1 11 (2.02%) Puppet
2 10 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.65%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.18%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 34 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 32 (5.88%) Oracle
3 26 (4.78%) Cisco
4 24 (4.41%) 29West
5 15 (2.76%) Sybase
6 13 (2.39%) Adobe
7 8 (1.47%) Sencha
7 8 (1.47%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.29%) Reuters
8 7 (1.29%) Juniper
8 7 (1.29%) Tradeweb
9 6 (1.10%) Google
9 6 (1.10%) JBoss
10 5 (0.92%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.74%) MarketAxess
11 4 (0.74%) IBM
12 3 (0.55%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.55%) F5
12 3 (0.55%) Terracotta
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competative Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago