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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 163 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -10
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 151 322 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 2.60% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.11% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 124 285 320
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -3.52%
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
8954 10367 9930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.13% 83.55% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7647 8559 8684
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 172 (51.34%) Finance
2 152 (45.37%) Multithreading
3 147 (43.88%) Java
4 124 (37.01%) Linux
5 107 (31.94%) C++
6 100 (29.85%) Front Office
7 98 (29.25%) Banking
8 84 (25.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 82 (24.48%) UNIX
10 80 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (16.42%) SQL
12 54 (16.12%) Degree
13 51 (15.22%) Python
14 46 (13.73%) Investment Banking
15 45 (13.43%) OO
16 43 (12.84%) Computer Science
16 43 (12.84%) Algorithmic Trading
17 40 (11.94%) Equities
18 39 (11.64%) TDD
19 38 (11.34%) Fixed Income
20 37 (11.04%) FIX Protocol
21 36 (10.75%) Windows
22 35 (10.45%) C#
23 33 (9.85%) Software Engineering
24 32 (9.55%) STL
25 30 (8.96%) Multicast
26 29 (8.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
26 29 (8.66%) Hedge funds
26 29 (8.66%) C
26 29 (8.66%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.09%) Node.js
3 5 (1.49%) JBoss
3 5 (1.49%) Apache
3 5 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.19%) Drupal
4 4 (1.19%) Lightstreamer
4 4 (1.19%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.30%) MTS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) SaaS
1 6 (1.79%) PaaS
1 6 (1.79%) IaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.96%) Multicast
2 16 (4.78%) Firewall
3 14 (4.18%) BGP
4 12 (3.58%) Internet
5 10 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.09%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.79%) MPLS
8 6 (1.79%) WAN
8 6 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (1.79%) NX-OS
9 5 (1.49%) Network Security
9 5 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.49%) SNMP
9 5 (1.49%) SSL
9 5 (1.49%) OSPF
9 5 (1.49%) IPsec
10 4 (1.19%) VRRP
10 4 (1.19%) HSRP
10 4 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.28%) MySQL
3 9 (2.69%) Big Data
3 9 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.39%) KDB
4 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.09%) OLAP
6 6 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.79%) Aerospike
7 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.90%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.28%) Maven
3 10 (2.99%) NUnit
3 10 (2.99%) Subversion
3 10 (2.99%) Moq
4 9 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (2.39%) JIRA
6 6 (1.79%) JUnit
6 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.49%) gulp
7 5 (1.49%) Grunt
7 5 (1.49%) Mocha
8 4 (1.19%) Hudson
8 4 (1.19%) Ant
9 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.60%) JConsole
10 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
General
1 172 (51.34%) Finance
2 100 (29.85%) Front Office
3 98 (29.25%) Banking
4 46 (13.73%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.07%) Retail
6 16 (4.78%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.28%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.79%) Advertising
9 5 (1.49%) Games
9 5 (1.49%) Legal
10 4 (1.19%) Back Office
10 4 (1.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 197 (58.81%) Developer
2 103 (30.75%) Java Developer
3 53 (15.82%) Senior Developer
3 53 (15.82%) C++ Developer
4 21 (6.27%) Network Engineer
4 21 (6.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (5.67%) C# Developer
6 15 (4.48%) Senior C++ Developer
7 12 (3.58%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 9 (2.69%) Analyst
9 9 (2.69%) Core Java Developer
10 8 (2.39%) Architect
11 7 (2.09%) DBA
11 7 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.09%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (2.09%) SQL DBA
12 6 (1.79%) Applications Developer
12 6 (1.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.04%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (9.55%) STL
3 28 (8.36%) Spring
4 25 (7.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (5.97%) Web Services
5 20 (5.97%) XML
6 19 (5.67%) WPF
7 17 (5.07%) Ultra Messaging
8 16 (4.78%) JMS
9 14 (4.18%) HTML
10 13 (3.88%) MSMQ
10 13 (3.88%) jQuery
11 12 (3.58%) HTML5
11 12 (3.58%) WCF
11 12 (3.58%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (3.28%) SOAP
12 11 (3.28%) .NET
12 11 (3.28%) RESTful
12 11 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (2.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (25.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 40 (11.94%) Equities
4 38 (11.34%) Fixed Income
5 29 (8.66%) Hedge funds
6 25 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (7.16%) Derivative
8 23 (6.87%) Algorithms
9 18 (5.37%) Data Structures
10 12 (3.58%) Data Centre
11 11 (3.28%) Mathematics
11 11 (3.28%) Statistics
12 9 (2.69%) User Experience
13 8 (2.39%) BBC
13 8 (2.39%) iDTV
14 7 (2.09%) Replication
15 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.90%) Online Gambling
16 3 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.01%) Linux
2 82 (24.48%) UNIX
3 36 (10.75%) Windows
4 12 (3.58%) Solaris
5 7 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (45.37%) Multithreading
2 80 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.43%) OO
4 43 (12.84%) Algorithmic Trading
5 39 (11.64%) TDD
6 33 (9.85%) Software Engineering
7 29 (8.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 23 (6.87%) Electronic Trading
8 23 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.27%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.07%) OOD
12 16 (4.78%) Concurrent Programming
13 15 (4.48%) ITIL
14 14 (4.18%) Scrum
15 13 (3.88%) OOP
15 13 (3.88%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.88%) DevOps
16 11 (3.28%) ETL
17 10 (2.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 147 (43.88%) Java
2 107 (31.94%) C++
3 55 (16.42%) SQL
4 51 (15.22%) Python
5 35 (10.45%) C#
6 29 (8.66%) C
6 29 (8.66%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.37%) Perl
7 18 (5.37%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.69%) Scala
9 8 (2.39%) PHP
10 6 (1.79%) VBA
10 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.19%) Ruby
11 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.60%) Clojure
12 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.30%) XPath
13 1 (0.30%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 54 (16.12%) Degree
2 29 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.88%) CCNP
3 13 (3.88%) CCIE
4 12 (3.58%) CCNA
5 8 (2.39%) PhD
6 4 (1.19%) CCSP
6 4 (1.19%) JNCIP
6 4 (1.19%) CISSP
7 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.60%) GIAC
8 2 (0.60%) CHFI
8 2 (0.60%) MCSE
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) RHCE
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) CEH
9 1 (0.30%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Firmware
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.79%) Nagios
3 3 (0.90%) Puppet
4 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (8.66%) TIBCO
2 27 (8.06%) Cisco
3 25 (7.46%) Oracle
4 16 (4.78%) Juniper
5 8 (2.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.39%) Adobe
6 7 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.09%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.49%) StreamBase
7 5 (1.49%) Sybase
7 5 (1.49%) F5
8 4 (1.19%) Eloqua
8 4 (1.19%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.19%) Omniture
8 4 (1.19%) SAP
8 4 (1.19%) Siebel
8 4 (1.19%) CA
8 4 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + share options
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
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Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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TEKsystems
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