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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 169 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -7
Permanent jobs citing Low Latency 149 318 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 2.51% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.00% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 119 283 301
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £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
8846 10616 9965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 83.90% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7581 8841 8628
Average salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 184 (51.98%) Finance
2 162 (45.76%) Multithreading
3 155 (43.79%) Java
4 122 (34.46%) Linux
5 117 (33.05%) Front Office
5 117 (33.05%) Banking
6 107 (30.23%) C++
7 88 (24.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 85 (24.01%) UNIX
9 80 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (16.67%) Degree
11 58 (16.38%) SQL
12 55 (15.54%) Investment Banking
13 54 (15.25%) Python
14 48 (13.56%) OO
14 48 (13.56%) Algorithmic Trading
15 47 (13.28%) Equities
16 46 (12.99%) Computer Science
17 44 (12.43%) Fixed Income
18 43 (12.15%) C#
19 37 (10.45%) Windows
19 37 (10.45%) TDD
20 36 (10.17%) FIX Protocol
21 34 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (9.04%) Cisco
22 32 (9.04%) JavaScript
22 32 (9.04%) Software Engineering
23 31 (8.76%) Multicast
24 29 (8.19%) Ultra-Low Latency
24 29 (8.19%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (3.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.98%) Node.js
3 5 (1.41%) JBoss
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.13%) Apache
4 4 (1.13%) Lightstreamer
5 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.85%) CMS
5 3 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) MTS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.85%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.56%) RMDS
2 2 (0.56%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.26%) SaaS
1 8 (2.26%) PaaS
1 8 (2.26%) IaaS
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.76%) Multicast
2 18 (5.08%) Firewall
3 17 (4.80%) BGP
4 15 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (3.39%) Internet
5 12 (3.39%) NX-OS
6 9 (2.54%) MPLS
6 9 (2.54%) OSPF
6 9 (2.54%) WAN
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (2.54%) Network Security
7 8 (2.26%) SNMP
7 8 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.26%) VPN
8 7 (1.98%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.69%) SSL
10 5 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.41%) IPsec
10 5 (1.41%) HSRP
11 4 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.11%) MySQL
3 10 (2.82%) KDB
4 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.54%) Big Data
4 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.98%) OLAP
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.69%) Aerospike
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (4.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.11%) Subversion
3 10 (2.82%) Maven
3 10 (2.82%) JIRA
3 10 (2.82%) NUnit
3 10 (2.82%) Moq
4 9 (2.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.98%) JUnit
6 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.69%) Grunt
6 6 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.69%) gulp
7 5 (1.41%) Mocha
8 3 (0.85%) Hudson
8 3 (0.85%) Ant
9 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.56%) JConsole
10 1 (0.28%) Bower
10 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 184 (51.98%) Finance
2 117 (33.05%) Front Office
2 117 (33.05%) Banking
3 55 (15.54%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.52%) Retail
4 16 (4.52%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.69%) Legal
5 6 (1.69%) Advertising
5 6 (1.69%) Games
6 4 (1.13%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (58.19%) Developer
2 108 (30.51%) Java Developer
3 52 (14.69%) Senior Developer
4 47 (13.28%) C++ Developer
5 23 (6.50%) C# Developer
5 23 (6.50%) Network Engineer
6 20 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (3.39%) Senior C++ Developer
9 11 (3.11%) Analyst
10 10 (2.82%) Architect
10 10 (2.82%) Software Engineer
10 10 (2.82%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.26%) .NET Developer
12 7 (1.98%) Applications Developer
12 7 (1.98%) Software Developer
12 7 (1.98%) Core Java Developer
13 6 (1.69%) DBA
13 6 (1.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.17%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (7.91%) Spring
2 28 (7.91%) STL
3 23 (6.50%) XML
4 22 (6.21%) WPF
4 22 (6.21%) Ultra Messaging
5 19 (5.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 19 (5.37%) Web Services
5 19 (5.37%) .NET
6 17 (4.80%) HTML
7 16 (4.52%) WCF
8 14 (3.95%) HTML5
8 14 (3.95%) JMS
9 13 (3.67%) MSMQ
9 13 (3.67%) jQuery
10 12 (3.39%) CSS
10 12 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (3.11%) WinForms
11 11 (3.11%) RESTful
12 10 (2.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (13.28%) Equities
3 46 (12.99%) Computer Science
4 44 (12.43%) Fixed Income
5 27 (7.63%) Derivative
5 27 (7.63%) Hedge funds
6 25 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (6.21%) Algorithms
8 20 (5.65%) Data Centre
9 18 (5.08%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.82%) User Experience
10 10 (2.82%) Statistics
11 9 (2.54%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.54%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.69%) Replication
13 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.41%) iDTV
13 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.41%) BBC
14 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 122 (34.46%) Linux
2 85 (24.01%) UNIX
3 37 (10.45%) Windows
4 12 (3.39%) Solaris
5 8 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.41%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (45.76%) Multithreading
2 80 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (13.56%) Algorithmic Trading
3 48 (13.56%) OO
4 37 (10.45%) TDD
5 32 (9.04%) Software Engineering
6 29 (8.19%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 24 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (6.21%) Electronic Trading
9 21 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (5.65%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.37%) OOD
12 16 (4.52%) ITIL
13 15 (4.24%) OOP
13 15 (4.24%) DevOps
14 14 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.67%) Concurrent Programming
16 12 (3.39%) Service Management
16 12 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 155 (43.79%) Java
2 107 (30.23%) C++
3 58 (16.38%) SQL
4 54 (15.25%) Python
5 43 (12.15%) C#
6 32 (9.04%) JavaScript
7 27 (7.63%) C
8 20 (5.65%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.37%) Perl
10 9 (2.54%) Scala
11 7 (1.98%) PHP
12 6 (1.69%) VBA
12 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.85%) Ruby
15 2 (0.56%) Clojure
16 1 (0.28%) R
16 1 (0.28%) XPath
16 1 (0.28%) Lua
16 1 (0.28%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 59 (16.67%) Degree
2 34 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.08%) CCNP
4 12 (3.39%) CCNA
4 12 (3.39%) CCIE
5 7 (1.98%) PhD
6 4 (1.13%) CCSP
6 4 (1.13%) JNCIP
6 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) CHFI
8 1 (0.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) GIAC
8 1 (0.28%) CEH
8 1 (0.28%) CISMP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.26%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.69%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) iptables
2 1 (0.28%) NFS
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (2.26%) Nagios
3 3 (0.85%) Graphite
4 2 (0.56%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (9.04%) Cisco
2 29 (8.19%) TIBCO
3 25 (7.06%) Oracle
4 13 (3.67%) Juniper
5 9 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.98%) Adobe
7 7 (1.98%) StreamBase
8 6 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.41%) Sybase
9 5 (1.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.41%) F5
10 4 (1.13%) VMware
10 4 (1.13%) CA
11 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.85%) SAP
11 3 (0.85%) Siebel
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