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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 134 141 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 123 181 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.99% 1.90% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.17% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 114 154 257
Median salary £87,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
5513 8347 10164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.05% 87.42% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 7135 8423
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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 29 August 2016.

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 August 2016, 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.

1 144 (56.03%) Multithreading
2 133 (51.75%) Java
3 127 (49.42%) Finance
4 114 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (33.85%) C++
6 80 (31.13%) Degree
7 79 (30.74%) Linux
8 74 (28.79%) TDD
9 71 (27.63%) Unix
10 61 (23.74%) Python
10 61 (23.74%) Concurrent Programming
11 54 (21.01%) High-Frequency Trading
12 41 (15.95%) JIRA
13 36 (14.01%) J2SE
14 35 (13.62%) Java SE
14 35 (13.62%) Hedge funds
14 35 (13.62%) Fintech
15 34 (13.23%) OO
16 32 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 32 (12.45%) NoSQL
17 31 (12.06%) Computer Science
17 31 (12.06%) Web Services
17 31 (12.06%) Front Office
18 30 (11.67%) Banking
19 29 (11.28%) Windows
19 29 (11.28%) SDLC
20 28 (10.89%) STL
20 28 (10.89%) FIX Protocol
20 28 (10.89%) Electronic Trading
21 27 (10.51%) Market Making

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 2 (0.78%) Apache
1 2 (0.78%) nginx
2 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.39%) GemFire
2 1 (0.39%) IIS
2 1 (0.39%) IPython
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.50%) GitHub
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.78%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Multicast
2 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.17%) DHCP
3 3 (1.17%) DNS
3 3 (1.17%) HTTP
3 3 (1.17%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) WAN
4 2 (0.78%) BGP
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.78%) LDAP
4 2 (0.78%) MRTG
4 2 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.78%) NX-OS
4 2 (0.78%) SNMP
4 2 (0.78%) SSH
4 2 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.84%) Big Data
3 13 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.67%) MySQL
5 8 (3.11%) Couchbase
5 8 (3.11%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.56%) KDB
8 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.39%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 41 (15.95%) JIRA
2 6 (2.33%) Mocha
3 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.78%) Broccoli
4 2 (0.78%) GCC
4 2 (0.78%) Grunt
4 2 (0.78%) gulp
4 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
5 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.39%) Hudson
5 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 127 (49.42%) Finance
2 31 (12.06%) Front Office
3 30 (11.67%) Banking
4 23 (8.95%) Investment Banking
5 19 (7.39%) Advertising
6 13 (5.06%) Law
6 13 (5.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.95%) Automotive
7 5 (1.95%) Marketing
8 3 (1.17%) Games
9 2 (0.78%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 197 (76.65%) Developer
2 108 (42.02%) Java Developer
3 55 (21.40%) C++ Developer
4 43 (16.73%) Senior Developer
5 28 (10.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (7.39%) Programmer
7 17 (6.61%) Python Developer
8 14 (5.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 14 (5.45%) Quantitative Developer
9 11 (4.28%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 10 (3.89%) C++ Programmer
10 10 (3.89%) Core Java Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Scala Developer
11 9 (3.50%) Electronic Trading Support
11 9 (3.50%) Senior Scala Developer
11 9 (3.50%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.50%) Systems Support
12 8 (3.11%) AWS Developer
12 8 (3.11%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.01%) J2SE
2 35 (13.62%) Java SE
3 31 (12.06%) Web Services
4 28 (10.89%) FIX Protocol
4 28 (10.89%) STL
5 22 (8.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 18 (7.00%) Akka
7 15 (5.84%) Spring
8 12 (4.67%) Kafka
9 11 (4.28%) REST
10 10 (3.89%) Java EE
11 9 (3.50%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.11%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.11%) HTML
12 8 (3.11%) HTML5
12 8 (3.11%) Node.js
13 7 (2.72%) CSS
13 7 (2.72%) JMS
13 7 (2.72%) Swing
13 7 (2.72%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.62%) Fintech
1 35 (13.62%) Hedge funds
2 32 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (12.06%) Computer Science
4 25 (9.73%) Fixed Income
5 22 (8.56%) Derivative
6 21 (8.17%) Equities
7 15 (5.84%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.11%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.33%) Physics
10 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.74%) Linux
2 71 (27.63%) Unix
3 29 (11.28%) Windows
4 7 (2.72%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) AIX
6 1 (0.39%) SUSE
6 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.03%) Multithreading
2 114 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (28.79%) TDD
4 61 (23.74%) Concurrent Programming
5 54 (21.01%) High-Frequency Trading
6 34 (13.23%) OO
7 29 (11.28%) SDLC
8 28 (10.89%) Electronic Trading
9 27 (10.51%) Market Making
10 24 (9.34%) BDD
11 23 (8.95%) Algorithmic Trading
12 19 (7.39%) High Availability
13 17 (6.61%) Kanban
14 14 (5.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 13 (5.06%) OOA/OOD
16 12 (4.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 12 (4.67%) Unit Testing
17 11 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (4.28%) Software Engineering
18 10 (3.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 133 (51.75%) Java
2 87 (33.85%) C++
3 61 (23.74%) Python
4 25 (9.73%) Scala
5 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.78%) SQL
7 17 (6.61%) C
8 16 (6.23%) C#
9 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.33%) Erlang
10 6 (2.33%) Perl
10 6 (2.33%) Ruby
11 3 (1.17%) OCaml
12 2 (0.78%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.78%) ES6
12 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.39%) Go
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (31.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.95%) CCNP
4 3 (1.17%) CCNA
4 3 (1.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.17%) Nagios
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Graphite
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (5.06%) Oracle
2 6 (2.33%) Adobe
2 6 (2.33%) Cisco
2 6 (2.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (1.17%) Google
4 2 (0.78%) Cloudera
4 2 (0.78%) Fortinet
4 2 (0.78%) Palo Alto
4 2 (0.78%) Sun
4 2 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.39%) Calypso
5 1 (0.39%) Currenex
5 1 (0.39%) Facebook
5 1 (0.39%) FXall
5 1 (0.39%) HP
5 1 (0.39%) Intel
5 1 (0.39%) Juniper
5 1 (0.39%) Murex
5 1 (0.39%) Solace
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 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: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £98,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago