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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 137 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 218 330 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 2.76% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.36% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 196 301 278
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
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
9061 9820 9655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.02% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7742 8467 8800
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,637 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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.

1 280 (51.76%) Java
2 272 (50.28%) Multithreading
3 263 (48.61%) Finance
4 191 (35.30%) Front Office
5 179 (33.09%) Banking
6 165 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (30.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 160 (29.57%) Linux
9 134 (24.77%) UNIX
10 127 (23.48%) C++
11 120 (22.18%) Investment Banking
12 117 (21.63%) OO
13 107 (19.78%) SQL
14 92 (17.01%) Degree
15 82 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (14.79%) Python
17 77 (14.23%) Equities
18 76 (14.05%) Electronic Trading
19 74 (13.68%) Algorithms
20 69 (12.75%) Computer Science
21 64 (11.83%) TDD
22 57 (10.54%) Fixed Income
23 53 (9.80%) Derivative
24 52 (9.61%) Jenkins
25 50 (9.24%) STL
26 49 (9.06%) C#
27 48 (8.87%) Algorithmic Trading
28 47 (8.69%) Unit Testing
28 47 (8.69%) Subversion
29 45 (8.32%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (1.66%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.48%) Apache
3 7 (1.29%) Node.js
4 6 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.92%) JBoss
6 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.37%) GemFire
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Drupal
7 2 (0.37%) Jetty
7 2 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) MTS
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (1.66%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.07%) Multicast
2 21 (3.88%) BGP
3 17 (3.14%) EIGRP
4 16 (2.96%) OSPF
5 14 (2.59%) MPLS
6 13 (2.40%) DNS
6 13 (2.40%) SAN
6 13 (2.40%) Firewall
7 11 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.66%) WAN
10 7 (1.29%) LAN
11 6 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.92%) VPN
12 5 (0.92%) Wireless
13 4 (0.74%) Network Security
13 4 (0.74%) DHCP
13 4 (0.74%) Internet
14 3 (0.55%) DWDM
14 3 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.62%) KDB
3 18 (3.33%) MySQL
4 17 (3.14%) Big Data
5 14 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.18%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 52 (9.61%) Jenkins
2 47 (8.69%) Subversion
3 45 (8.32%) JIRA
4 40 (7.39%) Git (software)
5 27 (4.99%) FlexUnit
5 27 (4.99%) Mockito
5 27 (4.99%) Jasmine
5 27 (4.99%) Maven
6 15 (2.77%) Hudson
7 13 (2.40%) Ant
7 13 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (1.48%) Grunt
9 8 (1.48%) Bower
10 7 (1.29%) JUnit
10 7 (1.29%) jMock
10 7 (1.29%) Hamcrest
11 6 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.11%) Mocha
11 6 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 263 (48.61%) Finance
2 191 (35.30%) Front Office
3 179 (33.09%) Banking
4 120 (22.18%) Investment Banking
5 43 (7.95%) Games
6 16 (2.96%) Back Office
6 16 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.40%) Legal
7 13 (2.40%) International Banking
8 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 379 (70.06%) Developer
2 211 (39.00%) Java Developer
3 66 (12.20%) C++ Developer
4 51 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (4.99%) Flex Developer
7 25 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 20 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 20 (3.70%) Architect
9 17 (3.14%) Python Developer
10 16 (2.96%) Software Engineer
11 15 (2.77%) Analyst
12 14 (2.59%) Software Developer
12 14 (2.59%) Front Office Developer
12 14 (2.59%) Programmer
13 12 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (1.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.24%) STL
2 43 (7.95%) Spring
3 38 (7.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 35 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
5 33 (6.10%) Flash
6 27 (4.99%) Cairngorm
6 27 (4.99%) Parsley
6 27 (4.99%) Apache Flex
7 24 (4.44%) .NET
8 23 (4.25%) XML
9 20 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 19 (3.51%) HTML
10 19 (3.51%) JMS
10 19 (3.51%) Web Services
11 16 (2.96%) Middleware
11 16 (2.96%) SOAP
12 15 (2.77%) CSS
12 15 (2.77%) J2SE
12 15 (2.77%) WPF
13 13 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 163 (30.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 82 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (14.23%) Equities
4 74 (13.68%) Algorithms
5 69 (12.75%) Computer Science
6 57 (10.54%) Fixed Income
7 53 (9.80%) Derivative
8 45 (8.32%) Data Structures
9 43 (7.95%) Hedge funds
10 39 (7.21%) Open Source
11 35 (6.47%) Mathematics
12 11 (2.03%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.85%) User Experience
14 9 (1.66%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.48%) Statistics
15 8 (1.48%) Physics
16 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.11%) Graphic Design
16 6 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 160 (29.57%) Linux
2 134 (24.77%) UNIX
3 28 (5.18%) Windows
4 26 (4.81%) Solaris
5 17 (3.14%) NetWare
6 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.55%) Android
7 3 (0.55%) CentOS
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (50.28%) Multithreading
2 165 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (21.63%) OO
4 76 (14.05%) Electronic Trading
5 64 (11.83%) TDD
6 48 (8.87%) Algorithmic Trading
7 47 (8.69%) Unit Testing
8 45 (8.32%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 42 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 36 (6.65%) Scrum
11 25 (4.62%) OOD
12 24 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.14%) Risk Management
14 16 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (2.96%) Analytics
15 15 (2.77%) Data Management
15 15 (2.77%) System Testing
16 14 (2.59%) Technical Analysis
16 14 (2.59%) MVC
16 14 (2.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 280 (51.76%) Java
2 127 (23.48%) C++
3 107 (19.78%) SQL
4 80 (14.79%) Python
5 49 (9.06%) C#
6 41 (7.58%) Perl
7 32 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.81%) JavaScript
9 24 (4.44%) C
10 21 (3.88%) Scala
11 15 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.59%) PHP
13 12 (2.22%) Ruby
14 10 (1.85%) R
15 8 (1.48%) VC++
16 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.92%) Lua
18 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.55%) PowerHouse
18 3 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 92 (17.01%) Degree
2 24 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.51%) CCNP
4 14 (2.59%) CCIE
5 3 (0.55%) 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%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) EMIR
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) HDFS
2 3 (0.55%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.33%) Puppet
2 14 (2.59%) Nagios
3 13 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.55%) YUM
6 2 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 35 (6.47%) Adobe
2 26 (4.81%) Oracle
3 25 (4.62%) Cisco
4 23 (4.25%) TIBCO
5 19 (3.51%) 29West
6 14 (2.59%) Sybase
7 13 (2.40%) Juniper
8 11 (2.03%) Tradeweb
8 11 (2.03%) Google
9 10 (1.85%) F5
9 10 (1.85%) Reuters
9 10 (1.85%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.85%) Microsoft
10 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.48%) Sencha
12 7 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.29%) MarketAxess
13 5 (0.92%) Terracotta
14 3 (0.55%) IBM
14 3 (0.55%) Aruba
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits, training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £69999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago