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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 140 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 183 283 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 2.41% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.91% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 156 255 309
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.77%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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.

1 158 (47.88%) Finance
2 156 (47.27%) Multithreading
3 138 (41.82%) Java
4 135 (40.91%) Linux
5 113 (34.24%) C++
6 99 (30.00%) Front Office
7 89 (26.97%) UNIX
8 87 (26.36%) Banking
9 78 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 70 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (19.09%) SQL
12 56 (16.97%) Python
13 53 (16.06%) Degree
14 45 (13.64%) OO
15 44 (13.33%) Windows
16 42 (12.73%) Fixed Income
16 42 (12.73%) TDD
16 42 (12.73%) FIX Protocol
17 41 (12.42%) Algorithmic Trading
17 41 (12.42%) Investment Banking
18 40 (12.12%) STL
19 39 (11.82%) C#
19 39 (11.82%) Computer Science
20 35 (10.61%) Equities
21 34 (10.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 33 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
23 32 (9.70%) Software Engineering
23 32 (9.70%) C
24 31 (9.39%) Multicast
25 30 (9.09%) Electronic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.21%) MTS
3 4 (1.21%) Lightstreamer
4 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.91%) JBoss
5 2 (0.61%) Apache
5 2 (0.61%) Node.js
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.03%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) PaaS
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.39%) Multicast
2 19 (5.76%) Firewall
3 18 (5.45%) BGP
4 14 (4.24%) Internet
5 11 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 10 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.12%) OSPF
8 6 (1.82%) WAN
9 5 (1.52%) SNMP
9 5 (1.52%) LAN
9 5 (1.52%) VRRP
9 5 (1.52%) MPLS
9 5 (1.52%) IPsec
9 5 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.52%) HSRP
10 4 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.73%) Big Data
3 9 (2.73%) MySQL
4 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.12%) Aerospike
6 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.82%) OLAP
6 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.52%) KDB
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.91%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.94%) Maven
3 10 (3.03%) NUnit
4 9 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.73%) Moq
5 7 (2.12%) Hudson
5 7 (2.12%) Subversion
5 7 (2.12%) Ant
6 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.52%) JUnit
7 5 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.21%) JIRA
9 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.61%) JConsole
9 2 (0.61%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) GCC
General
1 158 (47.88%) Finance
2 99 (30.00%) Front Office
3 87 (26.36%) Banking
4 41 (12.42%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.45%) Retail
6 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.52%) Back Office
8 5 (1.52%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Legal
10 3 (0.91%) Games
11 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 203 (61.52%) Developer
2 99 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 57 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 56 (16.97%) C++ Developer
5 24 (7.27%) Network Engineer
6 23 (6.97%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
8 12 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (3.33%) Core Java Developer
10 9 (2.73%) Python Developer
10 9 (2.73%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.42%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.42%) Analyst
12 6 (1.82%) Software Developer
12 6 (1.82%) DBA
12 6 (1.82%) Administrator
12 6 (1.82%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (1.82%) Service Analyst
12 6 (1.82%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.73%) FIX Protocol
2 40 (12.12%) STL
3 34 (10.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 23 (6.97%) WPF
4 23 (6.97%) Spring
5 16 (4.85%) JMS
6 14 (4.24%) .NET
6 14 (4.24%) WCF
7 13 (3.94%) XML
7 13 (3.94%) WinForms
8 12 (3.64%) MSMQ
8 12 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (3.03%) HTML
10 10 (3.03%) Ultra Messaging
11 9 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (2.73%) Rendezvous
12 7 (2.12%) J2EE
12 7 (2.12%) HTML5
13 6 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (12.73%) Fixed Income
3 39 (11.82%) Computer Science
4 35 (10.61%) Equities
5 29 (8.79%) Hedge funds
6 25 (7.58%) Algorithms
7 20 (6.06%) Derivative
8 19 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (5.45%) Data Structures
10 15 (4.55%) Mathematics
11 12 (3.64%) Statistics
12 10 (3.03%) Data Centre
13 8 (2.42%) BBC
13 8 (2.42%) iDTV
14 7 (2.12%) Replication
14 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.82%) User Experience
16 4 (1.21%) Grid Computing
17 3 (0.91%) Contract for Difference
17 3 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 135 (40.91%) Linux
2 89 (26.97%) UNIX
3 44 (13.33%) Windows
4 12 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (47.27%) Multithreading
2 70 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.64%) OO
4 42 (12.73%) TDD
5 41 (12.42%) Algorithmic Trading
6 33 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 32 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 28 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.06%) OOD
11 19 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
13 17 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.85%) E-Commerce
15 14 (4.24%) Open Source
16 13 (3.94%) ITIL
17 11 (3.33%) Scrum
17 11 (3.33%) DevOps
18 10 (3.03%) Risk Management
18 10 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 138 (41.82%) Java
2 113 (34.24%) C++
3 63 (19.09%) SQL
4 56 (16.97%) Python
5 39 (11.82%) C#
6 32 (9.70%) C
7 19 (5.76%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.94%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.64%) Perl
10 9 (2.73%) Scala
11 6 (1.82%) PHP
11 6 (1.82%) VBA
11 6 (1.82%) Ruby
12 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.30%) XPath
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.30%) XQuery
14 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (16.06%) Degree
2 28 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.94%) CCNP
4 12 (3.64%) CCNA
5 11 (3.33%) CCIE
6 10 (3.03%) PhD
7 5 (1.52%) CCSP
7 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.52%) JNCIP
8 3 (0.91%) CISSP
9 2 (0.61%) CHFI
9 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) GIAC
9 2 (0.61%) MCSE
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) RHCE
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB
10 1 (0.30%) CEH
10 1 (0.30%) CISMP
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.82%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Firmware
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) vCloud
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Puppet
2 7 (2.12%) Nagios
3 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (1.52%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Mesos
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (8.79%) Cisco
2 28 (8.48%) TIBCO
3 26 (7.88%) Oracle
4 19 (5.76%) Juniper
5 8 (2.42%) F5
6 7 (2.12%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.12%) Sybase
6 7 (2.12%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.82%) Adobe
8 5 (1.52%) CA
9 4 (1.21%) HP
9 4 (1.21%) IBM
9 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.91%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.91%) VMware
11 2 (0.61%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.30%) Avaya
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £130000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago